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Array Wp�� CHINOOK
Vol. 11, No. 35
i rice 3 I't-nt^
Incorporation Bylaw Defeated by South Vancouver Electors
Abolition of Wards Bylaw Also Turned Down by Voters
A Majority of Voters Decide to
Retain Present System of Civic
Government Until Annexation to
Vancouver is Attained���The Abolition of
Wards Bylaw Being Also Defeated,
Electors Will Vole January 17, for
Reeve and Councillors
Probable Civic Candidates
Below are given the candidates mentioned as likely to  contest
the various wards in the forthcoming municipal elections.
Arthur, J.P.
Mr. J.  A.  Kerr,  Mr.  Thomas  Dickie,  Mr.  J.  C.  Mc-
stibstantial majeirily
of South Vancouver
Wednesday to reject til
tion oi the municipality
ol  the  elce-
dccidcd   un
a city anil
to retain thc present system of civic
government. At lhe same time the
abolition of wards byl'.w was summarily defeated, and the elector! will,
therefore, vote for reeve and councillors for lhe particular ward in which
they are qualified at the elections on
January   17.
Various reasons may he easily formulated for the decisive turning
down nf incorporation hy the electors. Some oi these were apparently
considered sufficiently conclusive in
determining the majority of electors
to vole down incorporation. One "i
the principal of these reasons was
tlie general fear expressed that incorporation of South Vancouver as a
city would carry with il increased taxation, as well as the loss of the gov-
ernment school luearel grant. With
nee nt hard limes and llie scarcity of
money prevailing, that conviction,
whether well grounded ur not, seemed
to bc a dominant factor iu the minds
(���f many electors who voted on Wed-
i e -iiay   against   incorporation.
While a large number of electors
who favor annexation voted also for
incorporation as a step in that direction, sonic of the electors appcareel
to be under the impression that hy
voting against incorporation tliey
were also recording their opinion, il
noi vole, in favor of annexation. Incorporation apart, there can be no
doubt that there is a widespread feeling throughout South Vancouver in
support  of annexation.
The resuii of the election em Wednesday may also he taken as a vole
of no confidence in the present government at Victoria. Three times
have delegates from South Vancouver endeavored to obtain the promise
of enabling legislation from Sir R.
McBride and members of his cabinet at Victoria and have on each occasion been peremptorily turneil
down. The prime minister has also
given the public of South Vancouver
thc impression that annexation to
Vancuuver is indefinitely postponed,
and that the interests of the municipality are nol lo hc immediately cotl-
sidcreil. It is neit surprising, therefore, thai many convinced annexationists voted for incorporation in the
hope that it would lead to the quicker
consummation of annexation to the
City  uf   Vancouver.
Whether there was any sound reason fnr believing that incorporation
would advance the realization of annexation nr not. tlle electors of South
Vancouver have now definitely decided to retain the present system nl
municipal government until annexation is accomplished. The prevailing
feeling, at any rate, among thc majority of those who voted both feir
and against incorporation is for a
Greater Vancouver.
The question of the abolition of
the ward system does not seem to
have interested the electors of South
Vancouver to the same extent as the
question of incorporation. A good
deal of uncertainty prevailed among
the ratepayers as to the possible advantages of abolishing the ward system and voting for the council as a
whole. Instances were given to electors where the abolition of the ward
system had been a failure as well as
(hose cities in which it had heen a
success. Thc electors, therefore, on
Wednesday thought it the better policy to endure the ills they have than
"fly tn others that they know- not of."
Owing, no doubt, to the great increase in the voters' list, thc voting
on Wednesday was larger than usual.
but not so heavy as might have been
expected. The weather, for one
thing, was unpropitious, being dull
and wet. A large number of ratepayers had also, apparently, not made
up their minds as to the conflicting
arguments utilized by candidates both
for and against incorporation and
preferred   to  abstain   for   voting.
Owing, no doubt, to the propaganda
eef the recently feirmcd Women Ratepayers' Association in South Vancouver there was a noticeable increase
in the number of women who recorded their votes for and against incorporation and thc abolition of wards'
Had incorporation carried, the election  of  mayor   and   aldermen   would
have laken place on February. But
it has been defeated the elections
reeve and councillors of tlie municipality will be held on January 17,
while the date feer nominations is
January   12.
The largeness of the majorities
polled against both tlie incorporation
and the abolition nf wards' bylaws
in the different wards of the municipality leaves no doubt as to lhe widc-
spread feelin? concerning their adoption throughout South Vancouver.
Six wards out of seven recorded a
majority vote against both bylaws.
Ward 7 being the only ward to cn-
darse llie incorporation bylaw.
The voting on both bylaws was almost identical in result, 1789 voles
being polled again, and 622 for incorporation, giving an adverse majority of 1167. dn the ab'eliiion nf
wards bylaw, 1751 voted against and
623 for abolition, showing a Majority
against thc bylaw of 1128. These
figures leave out of aecuunt the
spoilt papers.
Although ihe percentage e.f electors who recorded their votes was
not so high as might have been desired, it was siill the largest of any
previous bylaw election. In this respect the voting on Wednesday is
a gratifying indication of the increasing interest taken in municipal matters by the ratepayers of Soulh Vancouver.
WARD I.���Mr. Wm. Barclay, Mr. J. Graham, Mr. W. R. Rutledge
WARD II.���Mr. W. B. Russell, Mr. G. A. Stevens.
WARD III.���Councillor Thomas, Mr. Macintosh.
WARD IV.���Mr. Winram, Mr. E. L. Armstrong.
WARD V.���Mr. Edward Gold, Mr. Fred. Way, Mr. J. W. Gocstrey
���     WARD VI.���Messrs. J. D. Millar, Mr. W. J. Rowlings.
WARD VII.���Mr. W. C. Twiddy, Mr. J. C. Gibson.
SCHOOL TRUSTEES.���Mr. C. M. W! elptcn, Mr. R. H. Neelands, Mr. F. Way.
Renewed Activity is Shown
in the Civic Campaign
Incorporation Having Been Turned   Down  Candidates   for  the
Reeveship and Council are Now Making a Strenuous
Fight for Success on January 17
Sow   that   incorporation   has   been
turned   down   by   a   majority   of   the
electors   of   Semth    Vancouver,    the
field   lias   been   cleared   for   a   ceeiitin-
'nance of tlle municipal campaign.    As
] tlie   defeat   nf   Incorporation   means
I that the present system of civic government is lo be continued, the elections   l"r   reeve   anil   councillors   will
take place nn January 1".
The  abolition  ol  the  Ward  bylaw
having   also   been   rejected,   electors
will vote as In previous years for the
candidate for thc wanl in which they
are  qualified.
*       *        *
It may be confidently expected
that from now on, until election elay.
there will be renewed activity on the
[part of the various candidates. Several pn.-Mklc candidate- who have
been asked to contest different wards
may now that incorporation lias been
defeated, definitely decide tei enter the
field. Others may, for the same reason, decide to withdraw from the contest.
Referring to the
ing on Wednesday
pressed the opinio!
poration   had   been
esult of the vot-
Keeve Kerr ex-
that now Incor-
defeated   it   only
remains for tlle municipality to go
ahead and develop as a district municipality, Although he was disappointed in the result he was gratified that
there had been such an unmistakable
expression   of  opinion.
Mr.  Thomas Dickie, who is a candidal!   for  the recveship. said  to  the
"Chinook" that the result of the polling  was  very  gratifying  to him.    He
onsidered   it  was  a   clear  indication
f how the ratepayers of South Van-
ouvcr   felt   as  regards  incorporation
especially.    Wilh regard tn the aboli-
tiiu   of  wards,  he   thought   that     lln
matter had been referred to the electors at an  inopportune  time,  and  he-
was   glad   therefore   that   it   had  also
been  defeated.
Mr. J. C. McArthur. who is candidate as reeve, stated to the "Chinook"
lhat he was very pleased at the result
of Ihe voting. lie had saiil from the
beginning of the campaign that hc
thought the voting againsl incorporation would he two to one and the result had heen nearly three lo one.
Hc was surprised, said Mr' McArthur.
that  the  reeve and  council  had  gone
In regard to the government enquiry held last year in connection
with South Vancouver public affairs,
much dissatisfaction has from time lo
time been expressed throughout the
municipality at thc long delay in making public Commissioner Crehan's
report.     On   various   occasions     the
j "Chinook" has called for the publication of the report in the interests of
I the   ratepayers   of  South   Vancouver.
| It has been pointed out by the
"Chinook" that it was due to the ratepayers of the municipality that an account of how the $2'.),000 which the
enquiry cost was spent should be
given  to  the  public.
It has recently enveloped that in
answer to any enquiry from South
Vancouver, the Hon. Dr. Young, the
provincial secretary al Victoria, that
the government had decided to send
a copy of Commissioner Crehan's report to the Reeve of South Vancouver. This letter is stated to have
been dated January 5, but the Reeve
is understood to have denied having
yet received the report.
If this promised report is forwarded to South Vancouver it lies with
the reeve's decision whether lhe peo-
to the expense of putting these bylaws before the electors of South
Vancouver at the present time. With
regard to the abolition of wards,
while he would not care to commit
himself as to its possible advantages
in the future, he was glad it has also
been so decisively turned down as
Soulh Vancouver was not at present
prepared lo change its present ward
pic of South Vancuuver are made acquainted witli its contents or not. The
"Chinook." at any rate, is prepared
to do ils part in enlightening the ratepayers of the municipality upon the
matter by publishing the whole or
whatever part of the report may bc
necessary, through the medium of its
As yet lhe unly information that
the ratepayers of South Vancouver
have received nn this vital matter
were the brief and unsatisfactory
statements published in the columns
of the government press.
thi- ward having developed some
warm interchanges fi recrimination.
Certain accusations having been maele
hy Mr. Russell against Mr J C. tit'
Arthur and Mr. G. A. Stevens in respect tei their connection with past
school board matters. Mr. McArthur
hat commenced proceedings against
Mr. Russell for alleged slander,
*   *
Th.- members of the South Vancouver Women Voters' Association have
been inking an active interest in thc
elections, and during thc week several wanl meetings were held at which
Mrs. W. A. McConkey anel ..thcr
speakers urged the- women ratepayers t" record theii; votes ob election
day. Meetings will be held in different parts fi the municipality during ihe campaign; and candidates are
invited to attend
St      *       *
Mr, E. I.. Armstrong, candidate f'er
I thc Council in Ward IV has addressed a number nf gatherings during
the week and is arranging fm an active campaign in the elay- tha! remain
before  tlie  elections   -rn  January   17.
A Wreath frcm South Vancouver
Enormous crowds witnessed the
passing nl the cortege through the
streets nf Vancouver un Tuesday afternoon, when the remains nf the late
Police Chief Mulhern found their last
resting place. Chief Jackson and a
number of members of South Vancouver police attended the funeral as
well as representatives of the Fire Department. A beautiful wreath freem
the South Vancuuver police were
among the many contributed from
all parts uf Greater  Vancouver.
Of the old council, there are at ���
least four councillors who, from
present appearances, are not likely
to be members of the municipal council for this year. Prior to the voting
een incorporation and the abolition
of Wards, Councillors Wilbers.
Stuart Campbell, Dickinson and
Humphries have expressed their in -
lentieen of not becoming candidates
for re-election. It is quite possible,
however, that une or another of the-,
gentlemen may reconsider their decision,
* *    st
Mr. Fred Way. wh" has been asked to become a candidate for Wanl
V in opposition to Mr. Gold, has
agreed tn stand provided the ward
abe.litie.il bylaw was not carried. Mr
E. Gnld will also bc opposed in this
warel by Mr. J. W. Geiostrey at the request  uf several  ratepayer-.
* *    *
Feir the recvcship, Mr. J. C. McArthur, Mr. Thomas Dickie and
Reeve Kerr still remain on the slate
a- candidates, During the week. Reeve
Kerr held meetings ai Secord School! Next Monday, January 12. a meeting will be held at the North Ann
School, when it ��i'l !����� probably decided which candidate will be supported f"r Ward Seven. Mr. C. W
Twiddy or  Mr   J. C.  Gibson.
The rumor that has gained .-nine
currency in the municipality that Mr.
Thomas Dickie intends to retire from
the contest for the recveship is auth-
oritively denied by that gentleman.
*        e|t        *
Mr. Thomas Dickie, candidate for
the vie\. ship has addiessed several
meetings eluring the pasl week, speaking chiefly in opposition to the bylaws. At tin Tecumseh School mi
Tuesday he outlined the policy he
would pursue if 11< eti I reevi of
Se -nt ii  Vancouver,
#   *   *
Mr. J. Graham, candidate for Wanl
One commenced his election campaign "ii Friday with a meeting in the
Connaught School, which he and several supporters addressed,
��   *   *
On Friday a well attended meeting
was In Id at Cedar C ittagi  in support
Of   lhe'
Wanl   'IV
if Mr.  W.   B. Rns-
$1,300,000 BONDS SOLD
It is announced this week that arrangements have been made in London to underwrite $1,000,000 worth of
Seiuth Vancouver bonds at 91.
Altogether there has been recently
disposed of $1,300.1100 worth of municipal bonds, one million being - elel in
England and $300,000   in    Toronto
and New  York.
and North Arm School, both well attended, ill which lie dealt mainly with
the advantages of incorpi rati m a- a
step towards annexation. Mr McArthur and his supporters have been
particularly active in the campaign,
holding several crowded meetings
which have shown unmistakable evidence nf the strung opposition
throughout Smith Vancouver to Incorporation, At the nieeling mi
Tuesday evening at Kalenberg Hall
a large audience expressed approval
of Mr. McArthur's candidature for
thc reeveship
*    ���    *
As candidates fur Wanl il. both
Mi. (',. A Stevens and Mr W. 1!
Russell have hehl several crowded
and  lively  meetings,  the   contesi   in
Mr.   J.   C.   Me Vrthur   has   cal   .
cally   denied   the   statement   said     to
have   been   made  al   a   meeting   at   S.-
cord Sell..e.i tei ihe effect that hi- campaign literature vva- being paid for
by corporations win. are seeking certain franchises in South Vancouver.
Mr. McArthur challenges anyone to
show the leasl proof of the statement,
*   *   *
Thc committee rooms e,i Mr. ].;,|.
ward Geeld, candidate for Wanl I'i.,'
are at 593S Fraser Street. South Vancouver.
"����t     ���'
)T    M
Silver Wedding
_ Mr. and Mrs C. W. Feast, of
South Vancouver will celebrate their
silver wedding on January 2.' by a
dance and social gathering at the
dance hall. Labor Temple, corner of
Homer and   Dunsmuir  Streets.
. i  , -'      ���
��� wm.
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, where deputations from South Vancouver seeking enabling legislation for annexation to Vancouver have been thrice turned down by the Government. Those who favor annexation will hope
that the next visit to these palatial buildings may achieve more successful results.
Incorporation   Bylaw
Ward���                         For Agt.
One      69 307
Two       ti 306
Three        49 128
25th  and   Fraser  St..  12 80
25th and  Main  St 200 624
Municipal Hall  142 253
Six     23 55
Seven       64 36
Te.tal     622 1789
Abolition of Wards  Bylaw
Ward���                           F.>r Agt.
One     43 325
Two      73 291
Three       39 135
25th and Eraser St...   18 74
25th  and  Main  St.. ..236 573
Municipal   Hall    ....150 242
Six     16 60
Seven     48 51
Total   623     1751
Majority against incorpora-
tion,  1167.
Majoritv against abolition of
Wards, 1128.
MB SATURDAY,   JANUARY   10,   1914
T i I R E B
30 to 34 Cordova W., Between Abbott and Carrall
77 Hastings Street E., Corner Columbia Avenue
See Our Special $12.50, $18.50 and $22.50
Suits and Overcoats
We cater to the man who wants the best, for the least money
The   "Financial   Stringency"   as   it   Affects   Workers'   Real   Estate
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
Phone : Seymour 330
We carry everything in  the Liquor Line
No order too small, and none too large for this popular Liquor Store
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
leaving our Store every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
Contractors and Municipal Machinery, Equipment and Supplies
Phone Seymour 715S
839 Beatty Street Vancouver
418 Winch Building Vancouver, B.C.
Wood Block
Offices: 606-607 Bank ol Ottawa Bldg.   Phone Sey. 9040 (Eichante lo ��ll Department,)
758 POWELL STREET    ::    Phone Highland 555
Dealers in Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Cascade Beer  pints SI doz., quarts $2 doz.
Heldleberg         .        "     ��1     " "       ��   "
B. C. Export         "    85c   " "   ��1.75 "
We deliver to South Vancouver by motor every Friday. Phone Us  Your Orders
Beats them all-It will certainly pay you to get wise and
have a talk with ua about it.
International  Importing Company
Bottlers of Caccade, B. C. Exp ort   and   Bohemian
116     CROWN     BUILDING
Up to Scratch
"How shall I know if they want
��ie to give an encore?" asked Mrs.
^'iglory demurely at the amateur
"That will be quite easy," explained Mrs. Korstic. "You will hear the
Beaver Transfer Co.
Furniture. Piano Moving and
all sorts oi teaming done.
Callsi from any part of Vancouver or South Vancouver
will receive our closest attention.
All orders promptly attended
Apropos of an aged millionaire's
marriage to a chorus girl of 17, David
"fiasco   said :
A love match, no doubt; a love
watch, at least, on the old millionaire's part. Love is good for the
young. It keeps them straight. But
'or the old���oh, my!
"Love, in respect to the young and
old, is just the opposite to a walking stick���a walking-stick', you know,
is the old man's strength and the
young   man's   weakness."
Seemed Ancient
"Ah," sighed thc boarder who was
given to rhapsodies, as they sat down
to the Christinas dinner, "if we could
only have one of those turkeys that
we used to raise on the farrti when
I was a boy I" "Oh, well," said the
pessimistic boarder, "perhaps it is one.
| You  never  can   tell."
From the point of view of the
workers, the year just closed will not
In- leenked back upeui wilh any sighs
of regret.
The financial stringency, like all
nther "stringencies," always strikes
the man who works by the sweat of
his brow the hardest, and it is not
far to seek for the reason.
Those who talk must of the stringency generally feel it the least. The
men who own "all kinds of stuff" in
the shape of real estate and revenue
producing property arc eternally
grumbling and try to shift the responsibility for such a state of things
on thc powers that be in thc municipal and city government,
They forget, however, that it has
been mainly because of the fat sums
they obtained feir their real estate in
the past that the financial situation
has struck the community, and by
the community we mean thc workers
therein,  so severely.
Ever anxious to Improve his conditions, thc prospect of owning his
own home was certainly an alluring
one to the worker. All very well, but
when the terms in many instances,
under which they bought were such
as made it imperative that they must
keep working for a space of years
without stoppage on account of sick-
The  government  could  <1>���  a   wlioh I
Int wiih that lurplni if it instituted
I   dc par I me nt   inr   loaning   money   al |
reasonable  rates  ol  interest  to  men
who are cudgelling  their brains  how '
to keep their end up.
They talk of encouraging industries
to come, but a little encouragement
to the industries thev have at present j
would  help eiut  a  whole lot
��� ��    ��
From the statements made by
Mayor Baxter at tlie mayoral election just closed, it would seem as if
the laboring situation in Vancouver
w;is becoming much brighter. $3.-
000,000 is the sum the Mayor said
would bc in hand to proceed with
On thc  whole we  think  there  will
bc an improvement this year, but the ���
workers here at the present time are
quite able te, handle it all.    An exten-1
sion of the "close  season" for immigration wouldn't hurt a bit.
* *    *
Xow that the work on the paving of
Main St. has commenced and with the j
announcement that lhe Burrard Sewerage Commission arc starting operations   we   look   for   an   improvement i
from   the   outside   laborers'   point   of i
PRICE   $3.50-
Every Ircn is guaranteed by the B. C. Electric for 10 years
(Near Davie)
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy Urges the Eleckturs tae back   up   the   Cooncil   on   the   Main
Street Pavin'.
A vista of Burrard Inlet
ness or out of work it rubbed some
of the gilt off the gingerbread.
It is the workers, as we said before,
who are the only real sufferers. Cases
have occurred where men after paying their hard-saved earnings into
payments on their homes have bad to
forego tlie whole thing on account
of their inability, through no fault of
their own, lo continue thc payments.
We never hear of a Hindu, Chinaman or Jap dying from starvation,
but there' have been' cases where
white men and their families' have
suffered this most torturin" scourge.
If any reader should even question
this they only need to ask some of
the women connected with Ihe various   charitable   institutions.
Meanwhile the B. C. government
are standing idly bye. The Premier
is ashamed of his country because i'i
its inability tei grasp the necessity
for    buying    three      Dreadnoughts.
Some of the workers are more concerned about buying such common
things as bread anil potatoes.
If the B. C. government would
guarantee the three Dreadnoughts
would bc used to defend the shores
fi'mi any more importations of Chinese or other Asiatics the workers
would bc with  him  as one man.
From an Eastern contemporary
comes thc news tbat Carnegie anil
some more of his clan are proposing to establish a loan company tu
give money to thc workers on terms
that will outdo thc Shvlock moneylender. While we have very little
faith in these "captains of industry"
in any scheme which they propound
in which lo lay their funds "lien for
the good of tbe workers, still lhe idea
is   good.
A  peculiar move  i- mi  just  now in
connection with the C. \. R. agreement with the Cily regarding False
It will be remembered that much
was made oi lhe tact that the railway company purposed boring two
tunnels between the creek anil the
Fraser Kiver. This was work on
'which thev proposed spending $3,-
Now comes the statement, contradicted eme day and reasserted the
next, that the railway company propose to enter the Creek via the
Grandview cut���thus -.ning at least
$2,500,000 of the sum they proposed
t.e spend. It seems to us that if the
railway company are allowed to do
this, the employment which the workers of Vancouver we-re expected to
get will all go by the board. The
city, we hope, will stand to iheir guns
and stipulate for thc agreement and
[nothing else.
Workers of South Vancouver. Mr.
R. I!. Neelands is again standing for
re-election as school trustee. From
his record in the past we need have
no fear when casting our ballots on
the 1/ih. lie is the' only worker representative we have, either "ii the
council eer the school board. Lei us
try our strength and see il we cannot
put him at the top of the poll, This
might he the means i'i inducing other
workers who can spare the necessary
time entering the  fit Id later on.
No doubt n whole lot of fish are envious   of    the   one   that   succeeded   in
jumping clear cm of the water and
catching thai magnifloent troul By.
Weel freens, I wish yae a' a richt
guid Happy Xew Vear. I hope yae
a' enjoyed yersels an' no' feelin' ony
bad efiecks. I believe it's the whuskey they sell oot here, a' the same,
that's mainly responsible for knockin'
a man oot sae quick. It's tbe only
thing I can think o', feir thc bottle,
in my opeenyin, seems tae be sma'er
than '.he yin yae could buy at hame
for yaer hauf-a-croon or three bob.
Hen.ever, bc that as it may, I'm
no' gaun tae tarry ony longer on that
subjeck���I guess yaer a' pretty weel
sick e,' it like mysel���an' noo feer the
serious things o   life again.
By the time this is in print the fate
u' the incorporashun bylaw '11 hae
been decided an' we'll bc in the thick
n' the eleckshuns.
Noo, as I hae said afore, I'm no' in
favor o' incorporashun, an' frae nae
speerit o' ill will tae the reeve an'
cooncil, I hope it's defeated. There's
nae use in discussin1 it ony marc but
I hope they'll bury it awa noo for
Noo tbat the eleckshuns are on it's
tae lie hoped tlle ratepeyers '11 tak a
wee bit mare interest an' turn oot tae
record their votes. It's been a shame
in lhe past lhe apathy thai's been displayed by the eleckturs an' nene that
they hae the opportunity it'- tae lie
bulled they'll exercise the privilege.
I dinna intend lac plead ior ony o'
the candidates. They can a' dae that
gey weel for themsels but wan thing
I'm in favor o1 is that tlle nexl coon-
cil '11 go richt ahead wi' the pavin' o'
Main   Street.
Noo that the contractors hae made
a start, naethin' should be put in
iheir   wey   that   wud   bring   aboot   a
stoppage "' that meritorious piece o'
I  ken  line there's a guid argynieni
can   lie   brocht   agin   it   on   lhe   grund
that tlie contract wisna open tac ten
ders, but why sheiuld we   workin' folk
worry owre that.
Sunn- wise guy yin time said that
competeeshun wis the life o' trade,
but often times we fin' it workin' the
ither wey aboot, an' generally -:>c.ik-
in', the competitive systems been
responsible for a lot o' the ill- we
workin'  folk   suffer  frae.
Hooever, thai by iln- wey It
should   be   pretty   evidenl   tae   maisl
folk thai had the job no' been 'akin
up by ihe wud block company iu the
wey ii has. Main Street wudna hae
heen paved for anither li\i 01 six
year-���ii  no'  longer.
There's lot o' oppiseeshun tae it���
but the workin' folk hae nae reas m
tae oppose it. an' if they dae it's wi'
listenin' tae some o' the hert-brekin'
argyments o' the folk that'll hae tae
pry   the   piper.
There's an auld sayin' that them
that pey the piper should ca' the tun<
���an' in this ;,. jn other cases 1 her.
tily agree wi' the  sentiment
Hut. i- it  no' ihe  f��� Ik that's came
eee.t    tllC    SoOth    V.I 11 C< le i\ C T.   . 11 ��� ��� 11 li    M.lill
Street, an' built their hoosel an bits
o' schaakes up the different avenues
that's made the property on that
streel sae muckle socht efter I- it
no' through them that the same pro
perty   hai   advanced   in   price frae
thoosand dollars a bet tae ten times
an'   s'imc  times  mare���that  sum.
Weel, I think they folk hae something comin' tae them noo, an' thc
puir property-owners on Main Street
are only gien a wee bitty back o' what
they never earned when they pey
their share o1 pavin' the -treet an'
pittin' it in a state wherein wan can
cro-s frae- yin -i'ie- tae the ither withoot   learnin'   lae   swim,
Main Street. I aye reckon, is wan o'
the finest -treet- in Vancoover an' it
ill befits it tae be the muk-hole it's
been sae long.
I dinna happen tae own ony real
estate on the street, but if I did I
think frae the pint o' view <e* tny investment I wud be mare strongly in
t'aveer  o' it  than   I   am.
Rinnin' in- the hert o! thc city
richt oot tae the river, wi' a guid
grade a' the wey, tbe street when
paved should be wan o' the finest tae
lie   -een anywhere.
Besides, in th< no' faur distant future, wi' the plans the government
hae in haun.l. a paved -treet 'II bc
necessary tae haundle the traffic that's
tae ��� eme frae Lu'u Island an' the
Noo,  I  dinna  want  tae I -t  real
e-tate along the street ��� it'- a;wa
owre high aready like everywhere else
���but lhat'- nae reason why the work-
in-men  shouldna   favor lhe weirk pro-
I hope the ratepeyer? 'II mak their
voices heard on the subject an' mak
it plain iae the council they're wi'
tlu-m  in  tni- very necessary work.
In the meantime���.or the next week
at onv rate���yae dinna need lae- spend
a penny in thc wey o' amusement f'er
it yae attend the eleckshun meetins
yaell gi I mi ugh fun tae act as an
antidote tae the efter efecka ���>' the
\'e-w   "/ear  celebrashuns.
Hen'- tae yai again an' be sure
an' vote
V"iu-s through the heather.
Paddy's Subterfuge
An Englishman and an Irishman
made a bet as to whie-h could swim
the longest. < in the- day of the ran
the Irishman came to ihe shore in
a bathing -nit and a large sat.-inl on
his back 1 he Englishman aski >:
v h il   In- had in  the bag
' Pri "��� isions  for  tin et   days,"
answered   P I
���'Tin-  bet's   - ff."   said   the   Ei ( I
man, as he handed  Pat the money.
A   te w   daj -   latei    he   heard   that
Paddy o mldn'i - vim .1 stroke.
.-:* m4SS   ���
Want Quiet Sometimes
"Haven't you any electric lights?"
"We have somi." ie pln-d Sagebrush Sam, "But we took 'em down,
The Crimson Gulch city council decided that when two genti make an
agreement to ihool "il -ight. Main.
itrei I ought te < be kept dark li ng
enough tn allow the >se so inclined t
get  .1  In:!.-  slumber."
L if
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SATURDAY,   JANUARY   10,   191 +
Statistics of Work Done During 1913 by Various Civic
Department* of South Vancouver
In briefly reviewing the past year's
work in the various departments of
the  municipality, it should be borne
in mind that in South Vancouver the
monetary stringency had its inevitable
effect in restricting or postponing development as in other parts of Greater Vancouver. The exact figures for
these municipalities for 1913 are not
at present available, but if ally comparisons were necessary it will he
probably found that South Vancouver was not behind in facing the difficulties created by the financial de-
pression  which  affected  them all.
Revenue  Receipts
In the financial department, the
general revenue of the municipality
from taxes fevr the year 1913 was approximately $488,76S, compared with
$333,411 in 1912, an increase of $155,-
357. There was a substantial increase
in the revenue from water taxes
amounting to approximately $105,-
576 compared with $66,000 in 1912.
Road Improvements
Notwithstanding the tightness of
money and consequent holding up
ef much necessary puhlic improvements, considerable road work was
done as reported by the municipal
engineer. This included over four
miles of streets and lanes cleared and
rough gradeel; over nine miles of
sidewalks laid; twelve miles of streets
graded; 2,980 miles of streets macadamized; 3,841 miles permanently
paved and 15,428 miles of streets
Work in connection with the Kings-
way pavement, which cost $294,382,
was executed during thc past year,
while considerable preliminary work
was done in the proposed paving of
Main Street and Fraser Avenue. With
regard to the paving of Main Street
the contract, amounting to $438,494,
was let to the Dominion Creosoting
Company and work on the drainage
was commenced before the end of
Ibe year.
Water Department
During the early part of the year
much work was done by the water
department in laying down an 8-inch
steel  water  main    along    Kingsway
and towards the end of the year similar work was begun on Main Street,
including house service connections.
The contract for thc erection of a
steel stand pipe at Central Park capable of storing 750,000 gallons of
water was also let, and the work
which will cost $30,000 is expected
to be completed next month.
Fire  Protection
Some important additions to the
fire department were made in 1913,
including two Scagravc auto-combination wagons costing $16,000, now
in commission after a number of inspections. A contract has also been
let for 50 alarm boxes to be placed
at convenient places throughout thc
municipality, Fire prevention, automobile garage and explosion bylaws
have been passed by the council.
With the appointment of Fire
Chief Lester several changes have
been made and improvement! carried
out in organization and there arc
now, besides the chief, ten men employed on the staff. During the year
about 1250 inspections of buildings
were made by tbe department.
Since the improvements were carried out in fire protection in 1913, the
insurance rate, which is high in
South Vancouver, has been somewhat
reduced, and a further substantial reduction is promised as soon as thc
new motor apparatus is in commission. For the year there were approximately 112 alarm calls, and the
loss on buildings and contents
amounted to about $34,195 with insurance given as $56,685.
Building Permits
As in practically every other municipality in the province, there was
considerable curtailment of building
enterprise during 1913 in South Vancouver. Nevertheless, there were a
large number of permits for buildings issued, and the total value is not
inconsiderable. The permits issued
by Building Inspector A. E. Young
for the year numbered 1242, and the
The  Voters'  List
of 1914
This week saw the completion
of the Soulh Vancouver Voters'
List of 1914. This year's book
is a remarkable edition, containing approximately 20,000
names. Compared to the list of
a year ago there is an increase
iu lhe number of names of about
9000. This is accounted for
largely by thc fact that the list
of a year ago embraced only
the registered deed holders and
holder! of agreements of sale.
This year all deed and agreement holders were placed on
the list.
Almost as remarkable is the
fact that the entire work in connection with the printing of the
job was done in South Vancouver, within a very limited period. The complete list was put
into book form in less than
three weeks' time by the Greater Vancouver Publishers Ltd.,
who publish the "Chinook," a
task which would have tested
the largest print shops of the
City of Vancouver.
Miss  Esselmont Resigns as Superintendent of Junior  Endeavor
An interesting presentation took
place recently at a gathering of the
Junior Endeavor Society at Westminster Presbyterian Church, South
Vancouver. The occasion was the
resignation of the superintendent of
the society, Miss Esselmont, having
decided to enter the General Hospital
to  train  for the medical profession.
Miss Thelma Dickson in a few
touching words expressed the great
regret of the members of the society
in tbe resignation of Miss Esselmont,
who had so kindly and ably acted as
superintendent, and presented Miss
Esselmont with a bible as a token of
their love.
An address to Miss Esselmont was
then read by Miss Jessie Mouat as
and Mrs. Kerr, Mr. and Mrs. Tate,
Mr. and Mrs. Cowdell, Mr. and Mrs
Leaper, Mrs. A. L- Gregor, Miss M.
Gregor, Misses Belle and Alex
Pringle, Miss E. Mitchell, Miss Gladys
Thompson, Miss Annie Thompson
Miss E. McLean, Miss Jessie Finlay
son, Miss Mcjarrow, Miss Maimi
Boyle, Miss M. Cunningham, Mis^
Jeanie K. Holden, Miss E. Baer, Mis;
M. Keaney, Misses Jessie and Mag
gie Howat, Miss Chris Cunningham
Miss Mary Weir, Mr. Creed. Messrs
J. and R. Crawford, Mr. R. Parker
Mr. W. R. Cook, Mr. W. J. T. McKay, Mr. Leonard Graham, Mr. A
Kennedy, Foxleigh, Sask.; Messrs. C.
and A. Thompson, Mr. James Fin-
layson, Mr. A. C. Moss, Foxleigh,
Sask.; Mr. A. Wallace, Mr. Richard
Kerr, Mr. J. Wilkinson, Mr. W. H.
Aldridge, Mr. F. Bond, Mr. Archie
Howat, Mr. H. Baer, Mr. Adams,
Mr.  George  Gregor and others.
Mr. J. C. McArthur, Candidate for
Reeveship of South Vancouver,
Claims $10,000 Damages
As a result of certain statements
alleged to have been made by Mr. W.
li. RuSS^ll, candidate for Ward II of
South Vancouver municipality, at a
public meeting recently held in the
Selkirk School, Cedar Ceittage, Mr.
J. C. McArthur, candidate for reeve,
has commenced proceedings on a
charge of slander. Thc case is in
the hands of Mr. R. L. Maitland,
solicitor, Vancouver, and $10,000
damages are claimed.
The alleged slander Is to the effect that Mr. Russell charged Mr.
McArthur with being responsible for
the past maladministration of the
School Board, during thc time Mr
Spencer Robinson was connected with
it. Mr. Russell is understood to
claim that he made no personal
charges of wrong doing, but that Mr.
McArthur was to blame for extravagances  of administration.
As Mr. Russell has declined to
apologise, a writ has been issued, but
at the time of writing had not been
At a public meeting held on Monday evening at Victoria Road, South
Vancouver, Mr. J. C. McArthur is
understood to have offered $500 to
the General Hospital if any charge
of personal maladministration could
be proved.
One Week Specials
Watch  our  Windows  for  Snaps
in Hardware
With every $3.00 worth of groceries we will put you in one 18-
lb. sack B.C. Granulated Sugar for
Regular Specials
3 lbs. Butter 1.00
3 tins of B.C. Milk 35c
Pure Maple Syrup, per tin 50c
Peas, per tin 10c
No.  1 Ashcroft Potatoes, guaran.
teed 100 lbs.
Good Black Tea, per lb 25c
Coal Oil, per gal  25c
4 tins of Sardines 25c
2 bottles Holbrook's Sauce....35c
Totem Catsup, reg. 30c, now 20c
Salmon, per tin 5c
Toilet Soap, reg. 3 for 25c, now 5c
Laundry Snap Soap 8 bars 25c
Lipton's Pickles, reg. 35, now 30c
Lamps, complete   35c
Bread Tins returned, reg. 80c...
 now 50c
Granite Teapots, reg. 45 and 55c,
.... now 30 and -10c
Tin Teakettles, reg. 25c, now 20c
Curry combs      10c
Your choice of any pair of Hinges, while they last 10c
6 LOAVES OF 5c BREAD.. 25c
C.B. Hutton & Co.
Telephone Collingwood 2
i.i     --. .--���-tez~.:f
-.'    -     '
Lake Coquitlam from the Tunnel Entrance
total value amounted to $894,196. Of
these, 726 permits were issued for
houses valued at $652,105; 347 for alterations valued at- $94,346; 55 for
stores and apartments valued at
$8500 anil 110 for miscellaneous
buildings valued at $43,945.
Domestic Water Rates
Superintendent Mullett has issued
from the South Vancouver Water
Department a new schedule of water
rates. A general reduction has been
made averaging 25 per cent, on thc
former rates. Th6y mew work out
at an average of $11 per year for a
fully plumbed dwelling house, payable half-yearly, with 20 per cent, discount.
Thc garden hose rate for a 33-foot
lot is $2 and for a 66-foot hit $3.
Meter rates will bc charged 16, 12 and
5 cents per 100 cubic feet, according
to thc quantity of water used.
 B     i^     I	
Nearly 200 Miles of Water Mains
About 15 miles of water mains were
laid by the South Vancouver Water
Department in 1913. There were also
65 hydrants and 1700 house services
installed during thc year. The total
extent of mains in the municipality is
now 199 miles, while there are 582
hydrants  and  8833  services.
"Dear Miss Esselmont : We are
giving you this little gift as a tok:n
of our love for you and to show you
how much wc think of the trouble
you have taken to help us. We hope
that you will be successful in the
larger work you are taking up and
our wish for you is that this book
may be a lamp to light you on your
way.���Yours very sincerely, Junior
A social entertainment which was
much appreciated, followed the presentation.
To the Electors of South Vancouver:
The undersigned begs to acknowledge the
honor of being permitted to serve on your School
Board during the past two years, and respectfully
solicits your vote and influence for re-election to that
position for ensuing term.
Yours very respectfully,
A Collingwood Debutante
Quite the most charming social affair of thc season was given by Mr.
and Mrs. A. Ormiston, of Fairmont
Street, Collingwood West, on New
Years' Eve, the occasion being the
coining out of their daughter, Miss
Flora. The charming debutante
looked even more charming, wearing
a beautiful gown of pale blue messa-
line, trimmed with Dresden silk of a
darker shade, and mother of pearl
buckles. A collar of rare old point
lace added much to her gown. Her
flowers were red and white roses.
Mrs. Ormiston wore a becoming
gown of black mcssalinc, with a magnificent lace Robespierre collar set
with brilliants. Agricultural Hall,
Central Park, was a scene of unusual
beauty. The decorations in the dance
hall were of Yuletide colors, which
contrasted brilliantly with thc magnificent gowns of the ladies. Pink
and white carnations were used in
the banquet hall, the favors being
crackers, which caused much merriment. Covers were laid for one
hundred guests. The ices were cut
by Mrs. Sommerville. During the
evening Mrs. Le Messurier, Miss
Cunningham, and Mr. Cowdell sang.
Splendid music was provided by the
Franklin and Pierce orchestra the New
Year being gaily danced in. Among
the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Le
Messurier, Mr. and Mrs. Sommerville,
Mrs. Matheson and thc Misses Margaret and Kate Matheson, Mr. and
Mrs. T. H. Robertson, Mr. and Mrs.
Dodds and Miss Dodds, Mr. and
Mrs. Hugh Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Redhead, Mr. and Mrs. Patterson, Mr.
and Mrs. H. A. Stein, Mr. and Mrs.
Nicholson, Mr. and Mrs. Booth, Mr.
Debating League Dates
A debating schedule has been arranged by the Vancouver Debating
League, and the first debate will be
held between Westminster Hall and
Collumbia College in Westminster
Hall on January 16. On January 19
the debate will be between St. Andrew's Church and the Law Students'
Society at the latter church.
On January 20 the South Vancouver Liberal Association will meet thc
representatives of the First baptist
Church in the church building. A
team from thc Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church will meet one from
Chalmers Church on January 22 at
the former church. On January 24
members of thc Collingwood Parliament will debate with the First Congregational Church Civic Parliament
in  the  church  building.
A Local Composer
Solo singing "is becoming a feature
in the praise service of Central Park
Presbyterian Church. Last Sunday
evening Mr. Mungo Gillespie gave a
splendid rendering of a solo composed by Mrs. Gillespie entitled "Come
Unto Me," which was much appreciated by  a  large  audience.
Reeve J. A. Kerr Outlines His Policy
for South Vancouver
I have served the Municipality as Reeve for thc past two years,
and I am sure that all will agree they have been the most strenuous
years, possibly, in the history of our Municipality. My policy has
always been a progressive one. I believe that South Vancouver should
advance. We must not stand still nor rest, as this would mean going
backward; but progress must be tempered with care and economy.
Early in 1913 the Council along with the Council of Vancouver
city, went to the Government petitioning them to pass a bill for the
annexation of South Vancouver to the city.   You know the outcome.
I am in favor of doing everything possible to strengthen our fire
We must continue our endeavors along thc lines of securing a
permanent water supply. Very much bas been accomplished during
thc past two years regarding this most vital necessity.
I favor the encouragement of industries in our Municipality.
I would also favor the erecting at the earliest possible date of an
electric plant for the supplying of cheaper light in our Municipality,
as well as cheaper power.
I favor Municipal ownership of our public utilities.
In closing I wish to say that if returned for the year 1914, I will, as
in the past, endeavor to serve the best interests of all, always endeavoring to uphold the credit and dignity of our  Municipality.
Edward L. Armstrong
fl Asa business man actively engaged in legitimate
business for six years in Greater Vancouver, I stand
for the conduct of South Vancouver's affairs along
strict business lines.
*3 I do not want the "honor" of the position of councillor for Ward IV. It is a business proposition with
me���my own self protection and the protection of
every other ratepayer in the ward.
Civic Election, South Vancouver
Family Shoe Store
(No. 2)
Grandview Car Terminui
Store No. 1
Vancouver, B. C.
Collingwood Pure Milk Co.
All our Milk and Cream is treated in the HOLDING
PASTEURIZING PLANT, in accordance with the
EARLS ROAD, South Vancouver
Has the following attributes:
Durability; sure footing for 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 Street;
Twelfth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, and Vcnables Street, in
Vancouver City.
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
Phone:   Seymour 7130
417 Dominion Trust Bldg
Vancouver, B. C.
liy O. HENRY
With..ni doubt much r��( thi ipirit
and genius eei ilu- Caliph Harum Al
Rashld descended \,, ill, Margrave
August  Michael  von  Paulsen 'Juing
Guigg's restaurant is in Fourth
A\ i mn ���thai itreet that the city
-.1 ,ii to have forgotten in ii^ growth,
fourth Avenue���born and bfed in
iln    Bowery���taggers   north  full  "f
K 1  resolutions.   Willi  ;i  shriek  and
ii crash Fourth Avenue dives headlong into tin- tunnel at Thirty-fourth
mill is never seen again,
Near iln. -ml scene of iln- thoroughfare's dissolution -���'. iukI tin- modest
restaurant of Quigg. It stands there
vei ii you care in view its crumbling
slinw    wind
red-brick   front,   it
heaped with oranges, tomatoes, layer
cakes, pies, canned asparagus���its
papier mache lobster and two Maltese kittens asleep mi a bunch fi lettuce���i( yen care lee Mt at "in- eef the
little table-, upeeii whose cloth 1ms
bein traced in ilu- yellowest eif coffee Mains tlie trail ni the Japanese
advance���in sit there wilh one eye nn
your umbrella and the other upon the
bogus bottle from which ymi (Imp
ibe counterfeit sauce f<>isieel upon us
by lln- cursed charlatan win. assumes
In be emr dear herd and friend, the
"Nobleman  in   India."
Quigg's title came tlirmigh his
mother. One nf ber ancestors was a
| Margravine nf Saxony. Ilis father
was a Tammany brave. On account
of tin- dilution nf his heredity he found
thai lie cnuld neither become a reigning potentate mir get a job in the
City Hall. So be opened a restaurant,
lie was a man full uf thought and
reading. The- business gave liim a
living, though be gave ii little attention. One side of his house bequeathed in him a poetic and romantic nature. The other gave him the restle-s
spirit lhat made him seek adventure.
By day he was Quigg. the restaurateur. Hy night he was lhe Margrave���
the Caliph���the Prince e.f Bohemia-
going about the city in search of the
uld, the mysterious, the inexplicable,
tlu recondite.
One night at 9, at which hour the
restaurant closed, Guigg set birth
upon his quest. There was a mingling
nf lhe foreign, the military and the
artistic in his appearance as he buttoned his coat high up under his
short-trimmed brown and gray beard
and turned westward toward the mure
central life conduits fi the city. In
his pocket he had stored an assortment nf cards, written upon, without
which he never stirred nut of doors.
Each of those canls was good al his
uwn restaurant fnr ils face value.
I Sume called simply Inr a bowl ul" simp
ir sandwiches and coffee; others entitled their bearer i" one, two, three
in- mure days 'ei lull meals; a lew-
were fur single regular meals; a very
few wcre, in effect, meal tickets g"e>d
fur one week.
Of riches and power Margrave
Quigg had none; but he had a Caliph s
heart���it may be forgiven him it his
head fell short of lhe measure of
Ilarim Al Rashid's. Perhaps senile ..I
lhe gold pieces in Bagdad had put less
warmth and hope inlee the complainants   among   the   bazaars   than    had
Quigg's beef stew among ihe fishermen and one-eyed calenders uf Man-
hatten. .   .
Continuing his progress m searcn
>f romance to devert htm, ur ut distress thai he might aid. Quigg became
aware of a fast-gathering crowd tbat
Whooped and  fought and eddied at  a
,rner e,i Broadway and the cross-
town   street   that   he   was   traversing.
lurrying lee Hu- sp.it he beheld a
yening man of an exceedingly melancholy and preoccupied demeanor engaged in the pastime uf casting silver
money from his pockets te. the middle
of iln- Btreet. With each motion of
the generous one's hand the' crowd
Imdilled upon the tailing largesse
with veils of joy. Traffic was suspended \ policeman in the centre of tne
mob stooped often t.i the ground as
he urged Ilu- bl eckadcrs lo move on.
Thc Margrave saw at a glance lhat
here was food fur his hunger after
knowledge concerning abnormal w,.rk-
mes ..I the human heart, lie made
bis wav swiftly l.e lhe young mans
side and took his arm. "Come with
���h ai once," he said, ma low but com-
mandlng voice thai  his waiters hael
learned  tn fear.
"Pinched," remarked lhe young
man. looking up at him with expres
sionless eyes. "Pinched by a painless
dentist,   Tak.   mr  awa).  and   i^i\.    un
gas. Some lay egg- and tome lay none.
Win ii is a   lieu?"
Still deeply seized by tome inward
grief. Inn tractable, In- allowed Quigg
to lead him away and duv.ii the street
tu a  hub-  park .
"I was deeing tlie Monte Cristo aet
as adapted by Pompton, N.J.. wasn't
I ���" asked lhe young man.
"You were throwing small coins
inlee llie streel iur tlie people I"
scramble   alter."   -aid   the   Margrave.
"Thai's it. Nun buy all lhe beer yai
ean hold, and then yuu throw chicken
feed tu Oh. curse that word chicken, and hens, feathers, roosters, egg~.
and everything connected with it I"
"Young sir," said tbe Margrave
kindly, but with dignity, "though I
du not ask ymir confidence, I invite
it. I know ihe world and I know
humanity, Man is my study, though
I die imt eye li im as the scientist eyes
a beetle ur as ihe philanthropist gazes
at tin objects 'ef his bounty���through
a veil ui theory and ignorance. It is
my pleasure and distraction tu inten si
myself in llle peculiar and complicated
misfortune!  that   life  in  a  greal   city
vi-it- upon  my  fellowmen,  Yuu  may
be   familiar   with   lhe   history  eif  that
glorious    and    immortal    ruler,   the
Caliph  Martin Al  Kashid, whose wise
and  beneficent  excursions  among  hi-
people  in the cily eif Bagdad secured
him lhe privilege eef relieving so much
of  their  distress.   In  my  humble  way
I walk in his footsteps.   I seek fur romance  and  adventure  in   cily  street-
���nui  iu ruined castles nr in crumbling palaces. Tn me the greatest marvels of magic arc those that take place
in  men's  hearts  when  acted  upon   by
the   furious   and   diverse   forces   nf   a
crowded  population.   In     my   strange
behavior this evening 1  fancy a  stury
lurks,   I   read  in  yuur  acl   something
deeper than the wanton wastefulness
uf a  spendthrift.   I  observe  in  your
countenance the certain traces uf consuming  grief nr despair.   I   repeal���I
invite yuur confidence. I am nut without   sume   power   tn     alleviate     and
advise. Will ymi nut trust me?"
"Gee, hnw yeeu talk," exclaimed the
young man, a gleam uf admiration
supplanting  fur a moment  the  dull
sadness uf his eyes. "You've gut the
Aslnr Library skinned lu a synopsis
uf preceeding chapters. I mind that
uld Turk yuu speak nf. I read 'The
Arabian Nights', when 1 was a kid.
He was a kind uf Hill Devery and
Charlie Schwab rolled int'i eme. lint
say. yuu might wave enchanted elish-
ragfi and make cupper buttles smoke
up coon giants all night without ever
touching me- My case won't yield t>
that   kind   eif   treatment."
"If I could hear ymir story." said
lhe Margrave, with Ilis lofty, serious
smile. "I'll spiel it in about nine
words." said the young man. wilh a
deep sigh, "but I don't think yuu can
help me any. Unless you're a peach
at guessing it's back to the Bosphorus
fm-  ymi un  yuur magic linoleum."
"I work in llildebrau'.'s saeldle ami
harness simp down in Grand Street.
I've worked there five years. I get
$18 a week. That's enough to marry
un ain't it? Well, I'm nut going t"
get married. Old llildebranl is one
uf those funny Dutchmen���ymi know
Ihe kind��� always gelling uff bum
jokes. He's got about a million riddles and things that he faked frum
Kugers Bri ethers' great-grandfather.
Bill Watson winks there, lei... Me and
Hill have lei stand for them chestnuts
day after day. Why do we dn il? Well,
jobs ain't lo be picked off every An-
heuser bush���and ihen there's Laura.
"What? The old man's daughter.
Comes in lhe -Imp every day. About
nineteen, and the picture nf the blonde
that sits un iln- palisades ol the
Rhine and charms the elam-diggerj
into the surf. Hair lhe color of Straw
malting, and eyes a, black and  shiny
as the best harness blackening��� think
nf  tbat!
"Me? Well, it's either nie ur Hill
Watson. She treats us both equal
Hill is all le. tin psych..pll-ic about
her;   and   me?���well,     ynu     saw      mc
plating the- road-bed of the Great
Maroon Way wilh silver tonight
That was on account e.f Laura I was
spiflicateel. V.eur Highness, ami I we.t
uf what  I  wouldst
"How?  Why,   "hi  midbrain   says
tu me and Hill this afternoon; 'Boys,
one   riddle   have   I   ie.r     you
liabin   A yuung man wlm cannol riddle-  antw mi. n. I.,   i-  nol   s.e gi i >d by
busim -    i"i  em family  i-- pi
is ii,.i  that���hem?"  Ami  he  ii
a riddh    a - mundrum, some
��� ami lu chuckles interiorly am! givei
bnih ui n- iili tomorrow  mo
wurk   e.ui   ilu-   .iii-eei   t..   it    Am!   he
sa> s w l:n h. yer i
illii   e-f   it   Re,, -    tu   his    1,   -11
in-, ii . - I.i- daugh
birthda) part) Vnd il means !.
fur  whichever ol   us  goes,  for
naturally aching i..r a husband, and
it's eitlu r im- e.r Hill Watson for 'eld I
liildebranl like- us both, ami want-
her t" marry .--.m.-lc���<!> that'll carry
on iln- I.ii-iii- -- ain r In'- stitched his
last pair eei i: i   -
"Tlie  riddle?  Why,  it    was    this
Whal kind rn' a hen lavs tin   longi
Think   nl   that'   Whal   kind  m   a
la;,- the longi -��� ' Am't ii lik' ���' Dutchman t" ri-!-  a man's happiness
fool   proposition     like     that?     Now.
what's  ilu- use? What   I   limit  know
aboul   Inn'-  would  fill   ��' ��eral  incubators.  You -ay  you'rs  giving imitations   eef   tlle   '.111    Wall   guj
away-   libraries in  P.agdad. Well, now,
.-an ymi whistle up a fair) thai II
ihis he query, ur nol .-"
"I mu-! e- mfess, -ir. that durii -.' thi
.inin yi ai - thai I have- spent in -
ni adventure and in relievii ��� ���
I   have   never   encountered   a   in in
interesting  nr  mure  perplexing  case.
1 fear thai   I  have '.Mil- il    I he!
my   researches   and   observatii
to their  habits, their times ami  man-
. ir man    varieties and
.mil'-,   their   s .an     ol     life,
. ,,    ,\ n ���   ih I.,   aii   Ibsen  drama
,���     -..   -,,,,, .-,;   ihe   yuung   man.
'Continued on F-ige 7)
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mentioned, however, there is not only physical strength
to be derived, but also the mental alertness and skill
that lend interest to their pursuit.
THE recent remark of Mayor Baxter that "we
must be big enough, broad enough, brotherly
enough, to bury our petty jealousies in constructing
a Greater Vancouver," might be very appropriately
applied to all of us who will vote for
which we think should run the civic affairs of South
Vancouver during 1914. Whoever may bc elected
as head of that council or whatever candidates may
be returned, it is clearly the duty of electors to sink
their private feelings as to the comparative r.erits of
incorporation and annexation, and veto Co the candidates who will best ensure the good gnye' ninent
and progress of South Vancouver as pit t of a future
Greater Vancouver.
We are all for a Greater Vancouver. Naturally, in
such matters as home industries, we wouid like to
see preference given to tradesmen who are ratepayers
in South Vancouver. Until annexation to, or amalgamation with, Vancouver meterializes, that is the only
common-sense course to pursue whether as regards
the contracts of public bodies or hi dealing with industries or stores. But, considering the matter from
a broader standpoint, it is obvious that everything
that goes towards increasing Vancouver's prosperity
will tend to the benefit of South Vancouver, and vi.:e
versa. The prosperity of each part of Greater Vancouver will be to the benefit of the whole. That applies also, of course, to Burnaby, Point Grey and the
other districts of Greater Vancouver.
There is considerable truth in Mr. T J ickie's al-
1m ion to Vancouver as the mother city i'i its relations
with South Vancouver. A somewhat apposite compel ison might be made of the mother country's relations with Canada, in the sense that whatever benefits the one benefits the other. But just as the first
diuy of Canadians is to the Dominion, so the iocal
interests of South Vancouver are of firs'- importance
to its residents.
By the time this issue of the "Chinook" has teach-
cd the hands of its readers the question of liicirpora-
tion as well as the proposed abolition of the ward
sy-l ni will have heen settled, and the field will be
e'e-ar for the electors to decide upon which candidates
wi/. best serve the interests of South ^ ancouver.
THE recent civic campaigns in Vancouver and
South Vancouver have been occasionally enlivened by somewhat personal outbursts of excited auditors or by the insistent questions of pertinacious
hecklers. The art of heckling in Canada is yet in its
infancy; in the Old Country, more particularly in
Scotland, it has reached a high state of development.
Long familiarity with this method of examining or
cross-examining public speakers in the Old Country
has not bred contempt so much as a mutual toleration of accusation or repartee often bordering on the
personal. As in Canada and other English-speaking
countries good humor generally predominates at
public gatherings of the kind. There is not the same
ultra-seriousness that characterizes Italian or French
meetings when a lapsus lingua may be promptly followed by a fierce if bloodless duel. At similar Anglo-
Saxon gatherings more allowances are made for the
heat generated by political or civic controversy.
Public men, of course, must expect to meet with
opposition and criticism. There is no justification,
however, for a man's personal or private affairs being used as arguments against his candidature for
public office, as has recently heen the case in both
Vancouver and South Vancouver. A public meeting, at any rate, is not the place for the discussion of
a candidate's private morality. There may or may
not be any grounds for such rumors; there very uncertainty should he sufficient deterrent from public
At the same time, in the heat of a contest strong
expressions may be used in the discussion of public
matters which if not permissible are at least excusable under the circumstances. The most experienced
public men of this country as well as of the Old
Country have never allowed such mutual criticism,
and even recrimination, to affect their private friendships. Chamberlain and the late Sir. Win. Harcourt
when the sharpest of political antagonists were at the
same time the keenest and closest of friends. Numerous other instances could be cited as regards Canadian or British politicians.
In the same way as regards humorous or playful
allusions to public men in the press, there are not many
experienced politicians who will readily take the
slightest offence at such publicity, even when the "joke
is on them." On the contrary, some prominent men
could be mentioned who keep scrap books containing
references and cartoons not always complimentary to
their failings, prejudices or opinions. A man must
indeed be sadly lacking in the saving grace of humor
if he cannot enjoy even a joke at his own expense.
Granted always of course, that the jest, or effort, is
"nothing extenuate and naught set down in malice."
couver when the work can be satisfactorily obtained
in South Vancouver. The Vancouver civic bodies
do not ask for tenders outside of the city; the tradesmen of South Vancouver would not be allowed to
tender for city work. These Vancouver institutions
are now united in giving the ratepayers of the city
the absolute preference.
The City of Vancouver public bodies are quite justified in asking for tenders from its ratepayers only,
and until South Vancouver is annexed to the city, ratepayers here cannot complain. But so long as South
Vancouver is a separate municipality a similar policy
should bc pursued, if there is any sincere desire to
encourage and promote its local industries.
SOME weeks ago, a letter signed "S. T. Scott,
Cedar Cottage, B. C." was received by the
"Chinook" and in ail good faith it received publication.
The missive contained an attack upon Mr. J. C.
Wright, a member of the Board of Trade, South Vancouver. It now develops that no such a man as "S.
T. Scott" can be found in Cedar Cottage or the vicinity, and a diligent investigation fails to reveal the fact
that such a man has resided there in the past year or
so. It would appear that "S. i . Scott" was the name
used by a species of trouble-maker, who has been the
curse of the public and of editors in particular, from
time  immemorial���the  anonymous  letter  writer.
The "S. T. Scott" letter passed even the viligant
editor of the "Chinook" as being bona fide. While
it is regrettable that the letter ever got into print, the
circumstances are not such as to detract one whit
from the character and integrity of Mr. J. C. Wright,
a valuable member of the South Vancouver Boanl of
Trade, and a worthy citizen.
A CORRESPONDENT whose letter appeared in
last week's issue of the "Chinook," has drawn
attention to the lack of support of, or interest taken in
sport, in South Vancouver. He referred more particularly to the absence of adequate provision for school
children being trained in good, clean sport such as
football, hockey, cricket, tennis, swimming and the
like. He appealed to the school trustees of South
Vancouver to provide a "sports master" who could
organize ami train the children iu such sports.
Whether the present financial position of the school
board will permit of the engagement of a special
teacher of the kind may lie doubtful, retrenchment
being the order of the day. Nevertheless, there is
much sound sense in our correspondent's expressions
on the subject. He states that sport is a "most important thing to our children as indirectly it leads to
good health through life." That argument might easily have been strengthened by adding that the exercise derived from such games or sport tends directly
as well as indirectly to good physical strength. And
it is chiefly during their school days that children can
have the opportunity of acquiring an active interest
in the games which help build up strong and healthy
This point in favor of sport can be applied also to
"children of a larger growth." There are many doctors nowadays who prescribe physical exercise of this
kind or another to their patients, and even advise
them to "throw physic to the dogs." In the United
States there are quite a number of these physical exercise physicians. In the Old Country, Eugene San-
-dow, one time strongest man on earth, has established
a physical health school or college, and an enormous
number of people are taking advantage of his methods
of regaining health or strengthening the sick and
But in physical exercise, children should be, as Edison said recently as regards mental education, interested in their occupation. Gladstone may have found
sufficient exercise in cutting down trees in his Ha-
warden estate, but the chopping of wood in our Canadian backyards is too common and monotonous an
exercise to greatly interest our children.   In the games
T a recent meeting of the South Vancouver Liberal Association, Mr. J. B. Holden referred to
the non-representation of the municipality at Victoria.
He made that undesirable condition of affairs the
main text of his speech. He referred, for instance,
to the fact that although Mr. Carter-Cotton is supposed to represent Richmond, in which constituency
South Vancouver is included, people in the municipality hardly know his name, had never seen him or
read of his views on the political or other questions of
the day. When a short time ago there was a question
of a bridge or some other public matter, no one appeared to think or know that the member for Richmond was one of the men who might help. Whether
Mr. Carter-Cotton is much in evidence in other parts
of his large, unweildy constituency appears unlikely;
he is certainly not heard of in South Vancouver.
Nor does he seem to have helped or advised South
Vancouver in such matters as obtaining government
consent at Victoria for annexation to Vancouver. In
their naked and unashamed indifference to thc interests of Greater Vancouver in this and other ways, the
autocratic ministers of the Victoria government have
had apparently the tacit consent of the member for
Richmond. It may be that Mr. Carter-Cotton has by
silent or unseen methods endeavored to serve the public interests of his large constituency, but as far as
South Vancouver is concerned it has been unrepresented since the present government came into power.
Sir R. McBride, Attorney-General Bowser and
some other ministers, are not exactly speechless leaders of the government. But have they not enjoined
a "conspiracy of silence" among other members of the
Conservative party, including Mr. Carter-Cotton?
If not, it is difficult to account for the strange, if not
"ominous, silence" of the honorable member for Richmond constituency.
NOW THAT THE question of incorporation is settled, let us next vote for co-operation���in getting new
industries for South Vancouver.
��   ��   *
RECENT HARD TIMES is said by Sir W. Laurier
to be due to the tariff; Hon. George E. Foster declares
it is due to extravagance; Hon. T. W. Crothers states
that it is owing to too much prosperity in thc past,
while Mr. Edward Gold says it is due to past civic
mismanagement in South Vancouver. Now, who is
�� �� ��
MR. H. H. STEVENS, M.P.. who has had his life
threatened the other day by Hindoos, will be able now
to appreciate the dangers of the Imperial viceroy's
position in India. He will, at least, have the sympathy of all who desire to keep British Columbia a
white man's country.
��   *   *
COLONEL, THE HON. SAM HUGHES, who believes that Canada has the finest body of militia in
Canada, the finest country in the world, has become
a grandfather. Speaking to a reporter last week he
also declared :. "It is the finest tooth in thc finest
baby I ever saw."
�� �� ��
THERE IS A CERTAIN tradesman on Main
Street, not a stone's throw from the "Chinook" office, who is so optimistic as to the great future of
South Vancouver that he believes it will be before
many years a bigger city than "Old Vancouver," and
that the latter will then be asking to bc annexed to
South Vancouver. Now, what do you know about
that ?
|  t   I
A COCKATOO THAT chops wood is the property
of a Mr. John Rute of Kingscliffe, England.   It is a
silver-crested Australian cockatoo, and each day thc
bird breaks the wood up with its   beak   into   short
pieces suitable for firewood.   Wc badly need some of
these wood choppers in South Vancouver, am! | ������
government should let them in duty free.
��    ��    ���
THE GOOD NEWS IS announced from Toronto
the good, this week, of a fall in the price of sugar.
What we want now in Greater Vancouver is a fall n
rents, rates, taxes and eggs���especially the latter.
* ��    *
ASKED BY HIS WIFE what was the differ, .
between a reeve and a mayor, a South Vancou e r
Scotsman replied that there "was mare honor atta -
ed tac the latter poseetion."
t   I   ���
JUDGE SCHULTZ, WHO was raised to the bei h
of the County Court of Vancouver, is the first Hebrew to be so honored in Canada. It is pleasain ->
find that religious toleration is growing in Can la
as well as in England, where recently Sir Ri ���;,
Isaacs ��vas appointed the first Jewish Lord Ci i
* *    *
PRELIMINARY work on the paving of Main St; i
is at last in progress, and Mr. W. J. Prowse, whee
accused of being one of the foremost leaders in i -
moling this scheme, will be able in a short time to
witness from his front door the great upheaval is
spirit of enterprise has caused.
* *    ��
SOME ONE, WHO WAS perhaps absorbed in    I-
miring  the  strenuous  work  of  the  laborers  mi
Main Street paving last week, dropped a small t; >���< 1
ring on the sidewalk, and it awaits a claimant ai lhe
"Chinook" office.
* *    ��
more eggs while they remain at the present extraordinary price; to vote for candidates at the civic elections who really give their candid opinion about civic
affairs; to go without breakfast until the high e-t
of living is reduced by the establishment of a market at South Vancouver; to quit smoking until only
the most imperative of reasons call for it.
* ��     *
THE REV. II. W. FRASER, who was expecteel ut
one time to he a candidate as mayor of Vancouver
gave a suggestive address recently on "What I would
do if mayor." We wonder what he would do if mayor
or reeve of South Vancouver. His advice, at any
rate, would bc broad-minded and illuminating.
��   ���   ���
THE PRESENT WINTER in Greater Vancouver is
said by old timers to be the mildest for a quarter nt a
century. This is some consolation if it is not quite
adequate compensation for the recent lightness of
k ��� ��
"ABSENTEE LANDLORDS" has long been one
of the sore wrongs of ould Ireland; in British Col-
ttnibia absentee members of parliament���from their
constituencies���are now the subject of complaint.
* *    ��
ALTHOUGH MOST PEOPLE thought that some
of the civic campaign meetings in South Vancouver
were lively enough, a local Irishman thinks they were
altogether too quiet. "Why," said he, "at one of the
matings one man called another a liar, and aim;'icr
man fowled a spaker he was no gintleman, and bedad,
they naether denied it. Sure, I'd have denied it u ith
a brick." He would not admit that the times tail
changed for thc better; "the toimes," he asserted, ''.iad
��    ��    ��
WHATEVER THE result of the polling at the fe th-
coming civic elections may be, there will still rci iin
at the top of the municipal pole Mr. Rawden's fl lining arc light.
IT has long been the bane of South Vancouver as a
municipality, and has been the source of numerous
complaints on the part of ratepayers that there are
certain public bodies or individuals who rush to the
City of Vancouver, on the slightest provocation, for
goods that could easily be obtained in South Vancouver. As regards the public bodies especially, it is
manifestly their duty to set an example in the encouragement and support of the industries and tradesmen
of South Vancouver.
Nor does it seem necessary to us for the local bodies
of the municipality to seek tenders in the City of Van-
Onc Cause of Prosperity
Greenwood Ledge
Today Winnipeg is doing more business according
to its size, than any other city in America.    This is
largely due to the vast amount of money spent by its
business men in advertising.
* ���   *
No! We Never Did
Minneapolis Tribune
Did you ever meet an old settler without having
him tell you how much he could have bought the
whole downtown district for once on a time?
* *   ��
Pickled Husbands Inferior
Edmonton Journal
At a women's institute meeting in an Ontario town
a member read a paper on "Preserving Husbands."
The discussion that followed brought out the fact that
the well-preserved variety were superior in many respects to the pickled.
* ��    ��
This Pitcher Shouldn't Go Broke
Victoria Colonist
Walter Johnson, the baseball pitcher, has signed
for the Washington team for next season at, it is
understood, a salary of $12,500 for the six months'
work. Sport in some cases is a very good business to
work at.
Canada's Permanent High Commissioner
Edmonton Journal
Every once in a while some eminent Canadian lies
of old age waiting for Lord Strathcona's job.
��   ��   ��
A Feature of the Human Comedy
Chicago Tribune
There are no more amusing details of the human
comedy than the elaborate devices men adopt to provide an excuse for wearing a ribbon or a button in
one's lapel, and to the sympathetic observer of life s
little ironies there is a touch of the pathetic about it.
There are so many of us under the sun, we are so
much alike! No wonder we crave for some distinction,
some footing, however flimsy, to raise us above the
welter of everybody else. Deep in each of us is a
conviction that he is different, a conviction, or perhaps it were better to call it a blushing and inarticulate hope.
�� ' ��� ' 1
"Dark, Handsome Young Men"
Montreal Daily Mail
The advertisement of  a local theatre  for "dark,
handsome young men" was answered by hundreds ol
applicants.   Nothing like self-confidence.
��   ��   ��
Seasons at thc Lake Pront
Fort William Chronicle
The last boat season having arrived, there's nothing left to do but look cheerfully for the first robin
season. SATURDAY,   JANUARY   10,   1914
Leading Planks in My Platform
Below will be found several of the plank- of my platform
which I am pleased to put before the electors of South Vancouver.
It is not my intention to make a personal canvass but I will appear
in the various wards to fully discuss the issues before the ratepayers, after which I will leave my election in thc hands of the
1. Retrenchment and   economy in all departments.
2. To demand efficiency from the heads of all departments
and other employees.
3. Owing to the financial stringency, I am not in favor of
increasing the indemnity of the Reeve and Council.
4. I am opposed to thc letting of any contract or contracts
without tenders having first heen called for.
5. I am in favor of Municipal Ownership of all public utilities.
6. If elected, I will demand of the late commissioner,
through the Government, that all charges against members of
previous Councils and School Boards, and evidence in support
thereof, which have not appeared in the Public Enquiry, be
placed before the Council.
7. That I will at all times endeavor to keep in close touch
with the wants of the people, and have all matters of Municipal
importance discussed in public before incurring further expense
on the ratepayers.
8. I will urge on the joint sewerage committee the necessity
for the early installation of the sewerage system for the Municipality, and will aid them in every way possible in the carrying out
of the work.
9. Encouragement of industries.
10. No increase in liquor licenses.
11. Owing to the present conditions I am in favor of an
Mr. W. II Hadley, who is employed un the 1!. C. 1'. R .ind runs the
Crist Poultry Ranch on e*0th Avenue
and Seaconibe Road, Semth Vancouver
was ��� successful competitor at the
recent ihow of tbe Vancouver Pet
Stock and Poultry Association. Altogether he won nine first prize-,
three seceiniU. twu thirds, 2 fourthl,
and 2 special prizes fe.r thc best pens,
one of the prizes lieing a handsome
champion cup. Mr. Upton, ihe government  expert,  is  reported  In  have
j stated   that   the   white-crested   blacks
especially were the best he had ever
j seen  of the data,
*    *    *
,    According   to    Councillor    Stuart
Campbell,  South  Vancouver's  repre-
wcrc   the   following:     Electrician   I..
r Rawden in succession tee Mr. Morris; Assessor EL Thompson in place
e.i   Mr.   West;  and   Fire  Chief  Lester
in succession t'e Mr. Wand. Police
Magistrate  Johnson  was  aopointed
tei -lined Mr. J. C. MeArlhur, while
Health Inspector Pengelly and Kn-
gineeri Clement and Baxter have ten-
eiereel   their   resignations.
*        ete       ��
The residents of North Burnaby
have arranged a prize competition in
llie- production of fleiwers and veget-
ginning eif the new year. A large
area 01 tide Hals on the Eburne side
eif the Xorth Arm was inundated to a
depth of IX inches anel on Lulu Island
all the drainage ditches were  mil tee
To The Electors of South Vancouver:
The undersigned acknowledges the
honor placed upon him by the Voters in
the past and solicits your vote and influence
for the sane honor for 1914.
At Vancouver
Westminster vs. Vancouver  M
JANUARY 16, at 8.30 p.m.
Entire Gallery, 50 cents.    Reserve  seats,  $1.00.    Promenade, $1.25
Box Seats, $1.50
Fully Modern and Up-to-date
GRAUER & DUMARESQ, Proprietors
li-t reside in either Vancouver or N'ew
* *    ��
The decrease in the Vancouver j
hank clearings in 1913 as compared
with the previous year, was not sei
great ai expected. For the vear just
ended the figures were $606,899,710, as
against $645,118,887 in 1912, and'$543,-
4144,354  in   1911.
* *    *
Probably the Iir-t baby born in
Vancouver   during   1914   nr-.t   -;i��   lhe
light e.f day aboard a Davie Car on
Main Streel near Harris Street. The
happy event occurred in the wee,
small hours .ef the morning '.n January 1. Until nn.ther and child are
reported tu be deiing well.
* *   *
As   suggested   by   the   London   fin-
ane-ial  ageotl,  lln-  nai if  lhe "Bur-
rard Peninsula Joint Sewerage Commission" has been changed tei the
"Greater Vancouver Sewerage Com-
minion." C'instruction work start-
eel Ihi- week when a gang of men
were placed on the open wurk frum
Fifteenth   tn   Seventeenth   Avenues.
���        e��        ��
Mr. Jiehn Christie, of Carlton Street,
Collingwood, was committed lasl
week by Magistrate JohnSon for trial
on a charge nf converting $100 worth
of electricity belonging tn the B.C.E.
R. company te. Iii- own use. The defense was that Mrs. Christie was responsible fur the fixing of thc wire
by   which   the   current   was   diverted
I from passing through the meter, without   the  knowledge   of   her  husband,
' but the magistrate said he had no
alternative Imt tn commit Mr. Christie
a- tin- house wa- in his name. This
was the third hearing of the case.
Burnaby Lake and its hilly surroundings
DI A NfiQ  *300 rich toncd up-
I IrtllVsJ right mahogany
grand (quite new), - uaranteed, only $175. $350 beautiful walnut case,
steel plate, rich full tone, warranted (quite new), only $200. $450 upright overstrung by Mason &
Risch, only $250.
OR CANS B* a11 the best
UnUAllJ and leading makers, largest stock in town, lowest
Phone   Sey.   2832. Lists   Free
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for oublic meetings,  dances,  etc.,  to  Let
34 32nd Avenue
sentative on the Greater Vancouver
Sewerage Commission, work on the
trunk sewers which will pass through
the municipality will commence probably  this  month.
+    *    *
In Smith Vancouver the new year
was ushered in by the usual display
of fireworks. One accident only was
reported, a young man named Neil
MeLeod, of Cedar Cottage, being
badly injured in the face when trying
to set off a big cracker. Ile was taken to the general hospital and may
possibly   lose   one   if   not   both   his
* *   *
At the meeting of the Women's
Foreign Missionary Society of West-I
minster Presbyterian Church, held:
at the home of Mrs. Campbell. 45,
Tweftty-alxtll Avenue Kast. South:
Vancouver, last week, the following
nfficers were elected: President. Mrs]
Campbell: vice-president, Mrs. Esselmont; treasurer. Mrs. Street; secretary, Mrs. Furniss; assistant secretary,
Mrs. Harvey and organist, Mrs. Cle-
* *     *
With   the   beginning   of     the     new
year. Mr. T.  Eccleston entered upon1
Ids new duties as milk inspector for
South Vancouver,
* *   *
A  happy gathering of parents  audi
children assembled in the Westminster   Presbyterian   Church   last   week
to enjoy the entertainment given by
the  scholars.    The  church  was   suitably decorated ny Mr. Arnold  Howard.   The Rev. G. I). Ireland acted as;
chairman in  his usual genial manner.
The   programme   consisted  of   solos,
choruses,   recitations     and     tableaux.!
The   primary   department,   under   the
leadership   of   Mrs.   McPherson,   de-1
serve special mention, the little  tots
did  their  parts   well.    Another   feature of the entertainment was the giving ot gifts by the children, in place
of receiving, as is thc usual way    The
gifts  wcre  handed  to   Mrs.   McDowell,  who  afterwards  distributed   them
to those  in need.
* *    *
A meeting of the South Vancouver
Board of Trade was held last week
when the annual ball to be held iu
February was discussed. A resolution of sympathy with Mr. Kenneth
Lamond, the secretary, in his illness
was alsn unanimously passed.
* ���   *
Work on the drainage of Main
Street in connection with its paving
bv the Dominion Creosoting Company, beginning at Eighteenth Avenue, is being actively prosecuted.
The curbing of Main Street, from
Bodwell Road, will be proceeded
with at an early date.
sr     *     St
Among the changes in the personnel of the municipal staff during 1913
overflowing, Some parts eif tlie land
where dyking was in bad repair were
under water. On January 2 strong
winds prevailed over Greater Vancouver.
* *    *
Thc value of Ihe building permits
in Vancouver during the year 1913
amounted to $10,423,197, and thc number, 2021 During December 89 permits were issued, the \alue being
* +    *
It is stated that Burnaby has a
larger number of non-resident ratepayers and voters than any other
municipality in Greater Vancouver.
In Ward 1 it is estimated that more
than half nf the enters on this year's
Work   on   Jetty   and   Dredging   Will
Start at Early  Date
It lias been announced lhat the
contract for the jetty and dredging
work on the North Arm eif the Fras-
er has been let and that operations
will begin early in the year. The
magnitude of the work may be gathered from the statement that, although the exact figures have not
yet   been   divulged,   thc   contract   is
timated tn cuver a sum of from
$.S<)I).(KK) to $1,000,000.
At a meeting of ratepayers recently,
Mr, II. 15. A. Vogel, who is secretary of the Xorth Fraser harbor
commissioners, stated that several
harbor commissioners in the United
States, England and European countries had been written to fur information, that a competent engineer
wniild be appointed at an early date,
and that South Vancuuver people
would see weirk on the harbor devel-
eipment scheme proceeding early in
tlie year "at their very front door."
It is known that work on the jetty
and   dredging  of  the   meeuth   of  the
Phrenology and Palmistry
(Formerly   of  Montreal)
SOS   Granville   Street,   Corn*-   atobun
Hoeirt:   10 a.m.  let ��� p.m
Day  or  Night  Phone,   Sey.  7653
520 Richards St., Vancouver, B.C.
(Continued  from   Page  5)
When the night lights gleam on Hastings street
ables during the coming spring and
summer by lln- juveniles nf the district. The competition will be similar tei the ui* originated in Vancouver hy the Cit- Beautiful Association, and the idea is In add, it P"--
lible, tn the bounteous beauty uf Burnaby.
��� ��       He
As the charter eif the municipalities comprising the Burrard Inlet
'funnel and Bridge company expires
in March, they have decided to take
action at eence, notwithstanding the
abortive result ot the recent conference with the premier at Victoria,
and have called fur tenders for the
construction of the bridge, estimated
to cost over $2.(XX1,000. $1,500,000 of
this amount  is already pledged.
* *   *
Unusually high tides were experienced on  thc  Fraser  during  the be-
Xorth Arm is being temporarily held
up, but it is iinderstood that as soon
as an engineer is appointed and the
Dominion plans have been examined
operations will commence forthwith.
Tlvsc plans arc already prepared but
certain alterations or modifications
may bc necessary in order to bring
the.-iei into conformity with the general scheme i I the harbor commissioners
Danger Everywhere
Gallant Major���It's glad I am to
sec ye about again, me dear lady; but
what was it lhat was troubling you?
Convalescent���I was very, very
ill, major, througii ptomaine poisoning.
Major���Dear, dear, now! What
with that an' delirium tremens you
never know what to eat or drink-
"Naw," answered the washwoman,
"My sturdy oak turned out to be a
poor Btlck.1'
"Woman is the vine and man is the
sturdy oak. Have you a sturdy oak
to cling to?"
Where the B.C.E. "juice" is generated : No. 1 Power Hous.e on the North Arm of the Inlet
flippantly. "Riddles���especially old
Hildebrant's riddles���don't have to be
worked out seriously. They are light
themes such as Sim Ford and Harry
Thurston Peck like to handle. But,
somehow, I can't strike just the answer. Bill Watson may, and he may
not. Tomorrow will tell. Well. Yeiur
Majesty, I'm glad anyhow that you
butted in anil whiled the time away.
I guess Mr. Al Rashid himself would
have bounched back if one of his constituents had conducted him up
against this riddle. I'll say good night.
Peace fo' yours, and what-you-may-
call-its of Allah."
"I cannot express my regret." hc
said sadly. "Never before have I
found myself unable to assist in some
way. 'What kind of hen lays the
longest ?' It is a baffling problem.
There is a hen, I believe, callcel the
Plymouth Rock that���" The Caliph
trade is a mighty serious one. I don't
suppose you'd even see anything
funny in a preacher's defence of John
D. Rockefeller. Well, good night,
Your Nibs.'
From habit the Margrave began to
fumble in his pockets. He drew forth
a card and handed it to the yting
"Do me the favor to accept this,
anyhow," he said. "The time may
come when it might be of use to you."
"Thanks!" said the young man.
pocketing it carelessly. "My name is
Shame to him who would hint that
thc reader's interest shall altogether
pursue the Margrave August Michael
von Paulsen Quigg. 1 am Indeed astray if my hand fail in keeping the
way where my pursuer's heart would
follow. Then let us. on the morrow,
peep quickly in at the door of Hildebrant, harness maker.
Hildebrant's 200 pounds reposed on
a bench, silver-buckling a raw leather martingale.
Bill Watson came in first.
"Veil." said Hildebrant. shaking all
over with the vile conceit of thc poke-
maker, "haf you guessed him?    'Vat
kind of a hen lays der longest?'"
"Eer���why. I think so,' said Bill,
rubbing a servile chin. "I think so,
Mr. Hildebrant���thc one that lives
the longest���Is  that right?"
"Nein!" said Hildebrant. shaking
his head violently. "You haf not
guessed der answer."
Bill passed mt and donned a bed-
tick   apron   and  bachelorhood.
In came the young man of the Arabian Night's fiasco���pale, melancholy,
"Veil," said Hildebrant, "haf you
guessed him? 'Vat kind of a hen
lays der longest?'"
Simmons regarded him with dull
savagery in his eye. Should he curse
this mountain of pernicious humor���
curse him and die? Why should���
But there was Laura.
Dogged, speechless, he thrust his
hands into his coat pockets and stood.
His hand encountered the strange
| touch of the Margrave's card. He
drew it out and looked at it. as men
about to be hanged look at a crawling fly. There was written on it in
Quigg's bold, round hand: "Good
for one roast chicken to bearer."
Simmons looked up with a flashing
"A dead one!" said he.
"GootI" roared Hildebrant, rocking the table with giant glee. "Dot
is right! You gome at mine house
at 8 o'clock to der barty."
���      nun SIX
SATURDAY,  JANUARY   10,   1914
We have just received three car loads of Bulbs. Now
is your time to buy your Bulbs for fall planting or
Christmas bloom. The best selection in (own to choose
from.    Prices the lowest.
48 Hastings Street E., Phone Seymour 988
401 Granville Street, Phone Seymour 5727
782 Granville Street, Phone Seymour 9513
The Scenic Highway Across the Continent
The Popular Route to the���
Up-to-date Train Service Between Vancouver and the East.
All trains equipped with Standard and Tourist Sleepers.
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. T. A., Vancouver.
H. W. BRODIE, Gen. Pass Agent,  Vancouver.
General Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith, C. P. * T. A.
Phone :  Sey.    134
W. E. Duperovr, G. A. P. D
527 Granville Street
Phone : Seymour 8425-8426
Western Plate Glass &
Importing   Co. Limited
Registered Office:
318 Water Street, Vancouver, B. C.
Thorne  Metal  Store  Front Bars,  Bevelling  and
Silvering, Store Fronts Glazed
Gladstone Horn
First Class Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
H. G. BROWN, Proprietor
We Specialize in CORDWOOD
HCi������0-i   O   C" ALBERTA STABLES
.   JieWan  <X OOtt Cor. 16th Ave. and Victoria Rd.
Phone Highland 1255 :-: Cedar Cottage
C. Gardiner - Johnson & Company
Mid-Victorian Women
.Must of the memoirs which arc
now appearing dealing with persons
and events of more than half a century ago, sheiw that not only did the
mid-Victorian women of the upper
il.iv-.ii exerdae a good deal of influence "Ver their masculine eonlem-
porariei, and were highly prized as
correspondents hy those in power,
hut that tliey had a pretty wit and a
sane judgment, writes Klla Mepworth
Dixon, in "The Sketch." They had
humor and sanity and a broad out-
1-ok, to be sure, because they wcre
interested in public affairs and were
consulted by their mankind. In the
Life of Lord Granville, it came oul
that Lady Canning'sileiters home from
Government Mouse during the Indian
Mutiny were read to the Cabinet and
acted upon, In Lord Clarendon's
Life, we sec how lhat handsome and
polished statesman carried on a correspondence with at least half-a-
dozen women, of whom probably the
most important was the Queen of
Holland, the most beautiful the late
Duehesa of Devonshire, and the most
amuiing the Hem. Eleanor Eden, sister of Lord Auckland. This distinguished Whig always declared that
intercourse with the best feminine
intellect was the "salt of life," Clarendon's only sister, Lady Theresa
Lewis, was also his lifelong friend
and correspondent; everything is discussed between the, from their
daughters' debuts to the policy of the
country in foreign affairs. It is notable in these letters that the women
arc not so flippant as thc men, probably because, in feminine eyes, politics play a more serious role���apart
from the question of loaves and fishes
���than they do with menfolk.
*   *   *
Bedroom Slippers
A quick way to make a pair of
wool bedroom slippers is to purchase
a pretty shade of eiderdown and have
a neat pattern for shaping them. All
pattern houses sell patterns for such.
As a finishing touch these slippers
may have deep slits cut around the
top, and these are worked like any
ordinary buttonhole and threaded
with wide satin ribbon. Instead of
the usual bow at front, the tab reaching over the instep may be decorated
with a shaggy rosette made of silk
or yarn. If yarn is used, wind it
around a cord, slip it off, tie through
the centre and clip thc ends to make
a perfect ball. Use soles the same
as for crochetted slippers. When
worn, remove them, get the size and
cut new soles from buckram and
cover with flannel or cloth. Eiderdown may be put on the inside.
��   *   *
Some Design Wraps
The wrap for the afternoon is now
as firmly established in thc wardrobe
of the well-dressed woman as the
evening garment fashioned along
similar lines. In fact, it is often
something of a problem to tell at a
glance whether the wrap is intended
for the afternoon or for evening, as
in cut, color and material there is
little difference. As a rule, however,
the wrap to be worn in the afternoon, and perhaps on thc street, is
more sombre in coloring than the
mantle for the evening.
For the afternoon wrap the du-
vetyns either with a silk or with a
wool foundation, velours de laine,
plush, brocaded velvets and satins,
chiffon velvet, corduroy and the different varieties of satin are all appropriate. Usually there is some
connecting link between the wrap
and the gown it only partially conceals the effect being that of a three-
piece  costume;  but  the law  of con
trast makes it perfectly correct to
wear a velvet wrap with a cloth gown
eer a dmetyn garment with a latin
*    *    *
Batiste  Tea  Apron
Daintiest    among    afternoon     tea
aprons is the one made of a half-
yardi bait width, of finest satiate or
organdie, finished at the lower side
and edges with cotton lace picot bordering lhat is scarcely more than a
series ni long, louse lieeips, and at
llle top slightly gathered intei a waistband of narrow ribbon, tleeorated ai
bulb ends wilh bowknots, from whieh
fall a half dozen or more ends in
quarter-iflch-wide ribbon, bow-knotted midway of the length, says lhe
Washington Herald. Tlle center of
ihe apron is ornamented with two
insets of embroidered filet lace. One
of these, placed six inches below the
waistband, is a four-inch square, and
the other, placed six inches above
the lower edge, is a two by four-inch
oblong. Of course, lace of any other
substantial sort could be employed
and white net, soutache embroidered,
is equally as pretty as filet.
St    *    s.
Embroidered Bedspreads
An embroidered counterpane is not
such an undertaking as one would
suppose, for the squares may be
stamped and used for pick-up work.
In a short time the squares will be
ready  to put  together.
The most effective way to arrange
the squares is in the form of a border around thc spread, placed so that
it will lie on the bed, within a few
inches  of the  edge.
The squares are inset and joined
with lace insertion. Thc edge may
be either buttonholed in large scallops or hemstitched. A large embroidered monogram placed in the
centre of the spread would add very
much  to its beauty.
Another attractive way to make
an embroidered spread is in long
strips, joined with lace, each alternate strip embroidered. The medallions can be used with good effect
by repeating thc motifs down the
length of the strip to be worked.
While the strips arc a little more difficult to handle, still they can be
rolled and in this way readily manipulated.
Chicken Shortcake
Fricassed or stewed chicken, one
pint flour, threequarters cup milk,
two teaspoons baking powder, one
teaspoon butter, one teaspoon lard,
half teaspoon salt. To convert the
remnants of a chicken stew or fricassee into a tempting and savory
dish, free the chicken Irom skin and
bones, and cut it into small slivers.
Put the meat on to heat in enough
gravy to make it quite moist. Sift
the baking powder and salt with the
flour. Rub the lard and butter into
thc flour, then stir in the milk. Stir
the dough into a smooth ball, and
roll it into a round cake about an
inch thick. Hake in a quick oven for
about fifteen or twenty minutes.
When done open the edge with a
sharp knife, and then tear the cake
in two. After spreading the hot
chicken on the lower half replace
the upper half. Over the whole pour
a generous amount of hot chicken
Phone: Fair. 326       4518 Main St.
Johnson's Wharf
Phone: Sey. 9145
What Book is More Used Than The
Telephone Directory?
Advertising space is valuable, because the book is in use
by everybody, on duty constantly, every day in the year.
It is the only medium that cannot be read at one sitting
and then laid aside and forgotten.
The Telephone and the Directory never part company.
Side by side with the means of advertising, it is the means
of making the sale.
Do you not think it should have your careful consideration?
For Rates and Information Telephone
Seymour 6070
British Columbia Telephone
$550���Easy Terms
This lot is situated on 56th Avenue,
close to Victoria Road, which now
has a HI 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
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Dealers in Sand, Gravel, Fibre, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Vitrified
Pipe, Tile, Fire-clay, Lath, and Brick of all kinds.
Offices :   51st Avenue and Fraser Street.   Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29th Avenue.   Phone :  Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Collingwood   East,   Phone :   Collingwood 33.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
The INVICTUS is the product of the premier shoe factory of
CANADA���G. A. SLATER, LTD., of Montreal.
Why pass by reputable brands handled in your own neighborhood
for dubious bargains advertised in hysterics by department stores,
whose enormous rental charges are of first importance?
More, our clerks are practical craftsmen and can interpret individual requirements, thus assuring complete satisfaction.
We stock "LECKIES" and other proved makes.
1061 Granville Street 1721 Commercial Drive
Phone Collingwood 24
P. O. Box 32
Successors to Fletcher & Brett
Notary Public
Dominion Express Money Orders Issued
South Vancouver Lumber Co.
Mill and Office : Foot of Ontario Street, on Fraser River
Phone Fraser 94 W. R. Dick, Proprietor
"Snow is Coming"--Buy Your
$3.00 Per Load
4905 Ontario Street, Cor. Bodwell (34th Avenue)
Phone:   Fraser 41 Phone: Highland 226
Macdonald,  Marpole Company
Wellington  and Comox Coal
'.ore Ave.
Lawrence * Sandusky, Lessees
Sey. 3907
Week of January 12
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
The  Del.  S.  Lawrence
Stock  Company
In the riotous, rollicking farce-comedy
Prices 25c and 50c
Matinees 25c Any Seat
Vaudeville      Meant
Week of January 12
he   Raggiest   Ragtime   Melodies,
Singing, and all muBic
Richard Milloy & George D. Mackey
in Roland West's
Prices 15c 25c, 35c, and 50c
Two Shows Nightly, 7:30. and 9.15
Ma'inee daily 3 p.m.
E. D. GRAHAM, Resident Man.
Phone Seymour 3046
Three times daily, 245. 7.20 and 9.15
Week of January 12
The Male Melba
Prices, Matinees,  15c; Night,  15 and
25c.   Box Seats, 50 cents
Empress Theatre
"Girls," the late Clyde Fitch's latest
and merriest comedy bai been chosen by Lawrence & Sandusky for next
week's attraction at the Empress
starting next Monday evening. For
his story tlle author has selected the
novel and altogether new idea of the
bachelor girl who with two companions, fe,rm a trio and swear over
hat pins crossed never, never to associate with men. As may be judged the play is intended f'jr laughing
purposes only, Imt has a cleverly and
well worked out plot, that contains
just enough pathos and quieter scenes
to make il thoroughly enjoyable
The first act discloses the studio and
living room of the man haters, and
it is here that the fun begins. The
true to lifeness of everything makes
'jne really wonder if it is not all a
reality. Glimpses of dainty girls
preparing to retire for the night, the
entrance of a domineering and not
always sober janitor, who proclaims
in a loud voice that he is master of
the building, visions oi pink toes
peeping out from under an all too
short coverlet, little feminine confidences exchanged ever the chafing
dish, make a revelation and originality seldom seen in our late successes.
"Girls" during its long run at Daly's
Theatre  ill   N'ew   York,   created   more
[inating  on    the     Emerald
it   is   said   that   Katherine
18th and Main Street
"The House oi Features"
Klare   can   sing  them  like   thc   Irish!
thrush I Vancouver   for     several   years.     He'
Joe  Whitehead, the artistic expon-1 has an extensive business as tinsmith!
cut    ei   "Nut"   material   is   returning, |and   is   well   and     favorably    known1
with  in. ere  success  than  ever
Barton and Lovera, neither one of
which  i��   a  cigar,  but both  are  said
to have an act that is new and novel.
Of   course   Sylvester,   a     comedy
|Magician,   will   keep  the   audience  in
throughout  the   municipality
Mr. Armstrong is an advocate of
retrenchment in civic administration,
and he is in favor of all contracts
being let by tender. He believes in
work   by   day   labor   and   would   give
Corporation of the DUtrict of
South Vancouver
H.  H.  DEAN,  Proprietor
We change daily with a fresh feature each day.     We have installed a New Powers 6 A, the most perfect motion picture machine
Come any night and see a NEW FEATURE on our NEW K".F-
ROROIDE curtain juat imported.
��� Jltt only ornament was a sunburst of
laughs than any other play in years, pearls, a gift of the groom On their
and its success abroad and on the feturn ,-,,������ t],e honeymoon Mr. and
road has been phenomenal When Mrs I)u.k;,. win be at home t0 their
produced by the Lawrence Company 1 friends at 1820 Thirty-second Avenue
at  the  Avenue  Theatre  in  this  city Mst, after the firs;  Friday in March.
some  two  years  ago,  that  playhouse I -	
proved totally inadequate t
the  electors  of  the   Municipality  of  South
i Vancouver that   I   reejuire the presence of  the
e-.ei-I   electors   at   the   Municipal   Hall,   corner
payers  or residents  Ol   the IllUniCipall-j Eraser    street    and    Forty.third    avenue,    on
I ty_ I .Monday, January 12, 1914, at 12 o'clock noon,
,   ^   ,  I for the  purpoae of  electing persons  to  repre-
I ,   _, sent them  in  the  Municipal  Council  as  reeve
Dreamland   Theatre ' and councillors  and  to elect school  trustee!
Rii,   rrnwils   hive   been   fremientinif I 'ol   ""'   w'lol,: ��' ""  municipality.
Big  crowns   tiaxe  oeen  lrcquenuni,      .[he mo,l(. ot    ���oraination    of    candi,iatc,
the Dreamland Theatre the past week  tilau  be  ai  follows:    The candielates  shall
or    SO.      The      Wednesday      Amateur! be   nominated   in   writing,   the   writing   shall
nights have been drawing good houses 'be sub-chlnd by two voters of the munici.
I ,     ,, ��� .��� a        I    pality    as   proposer   and    scconeler,    and    shall
and the various attractions offered be delivered to ,i,e returning officer at any
during thc week have been much ' time between the date of the notice and
appreciated by visitors to this popu- ' i,��'c,ocl; P.m.. on the day of the nomination.
, ' ' f *, ��� j ���   A ' The   said   writing   may   be   in   the   form   num.
lar resort of lovers ot good, varied , b(.rcd 5 in ,,���. scbeia,t ,)( ,|,c MUI1icinal
and    up-to-date    moving    pictures. ; Act,  and  shall   state the name,  residence  and
Mr.   Dean,  manager  ol  Dreamland, . occupation,   or   description   of   each   person
,        . , ,i       ���,,    ���      __���.   proposed   in   such   manner   as   sufficiently   to
who has been recently in is now [delta/tuch candidate. And in the event of
nearly recovered and will be able to ^ poll being necessary, whether for reeve,
give his renewed attention to busi- councillors or school trustees, such poll will
 ".    . ......        ... r\ r ..i_ i r       .      ' �� ancouver mat   i   reenjire ine  p
good   humor   with   his   fumbling    of J preference to the employment of rate- ��� ������,  lectori  at  the  Municipal
tricks  and  witty  conversation.
���������i ^ ���
Local Wedding
A wedding of local interest took
place in Christ Church, Vancouver,
on New Year's eve when Mr. Gavin
Dickie. e,i South Vancouver, was married t,i Miss Nettie Soule, eldest
daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Soule,
,'.f Manchester, N'.H. The bride was
given away by her uncle, Mr. David
Reid, and she wore a gown of shadow lace and chiffon made over white'
silk, with a lace picture hat to match
accommodate the would be patrons, anel
hundreds were turned away at each
performance. It will be admirably
cast at the Empress with Miss Leone
as Pamela Gordon, and Mr. Lawrence
as Edgar Holt, ;,nd will be staged
and mounted exactly as in the original New York production.
"The Dollar Mark," that absorbing
Central Park Lodge
At the installation of officers of
Park Lodge, No. 63, A.F. & A.M..
which to..k place recently at Central
Park, the following officers were
duly installed : Bro. F. L. McFarland, worshipful master; Bro. E. L.
Kinglcsworth, I.P.M.; Bro. Thos.
Sandir-.n. S.W.; Bro. Victor Bourne,
bc   opened   on    Saturday,   the    17th   day   of
January,  1914, from 9  a.m. to 7  p.m.,  at the
���  ���   ��� following places :
Liberal Club Concert 1    ���,   ,   , * ��� ���    _ ,,.
, . . . Ward    One ��� Carleton    Hall,    Collingwood.
A   smoking   concert   In   connection       \vard   Two-Lord   Selkirk   School,   Cedar
iwith South  Vancouver Liberal Asso-  Cottage.
elation  is  to be  held next Thursday,;
January   15,  in  the  club  rooms, 4362
Main   Street.     A   capital   programme
for   thc   occasion   is   being  arranged.
 ��� ^sss ���	
Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas, of
Lancaster Street. Collingwood East,
was presented with a bouncing baby
boy  this week.
Is prepared to receive a limited number of pupil*
and impart instruction al their homes or at his
COLLINGWOOD EAST, At B. C. Electric Station
Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
20th Avenue and Commercial Street
.   . We show the best, cleanest and most up to date pictures with a
complete change daily.
Market Gardening along the Fraser Valley Line
Van   Home, chap-
Start the Xew Vear with clean hies.    We have a complete stock
of Shannon Letter Files, Letter Transfer Cases of all sizes, Shannon
Hinders, Vertical Letter Eoldcrs and Alphabetical Indexes.
Prompt Service to all Phone Orders.
Seymour 6714 and 6715
United Typewriter Company Ltd.
Vancouver Ayrshire  Society
I'he Vancouver Ayrshire Society are
king arrangements to celebrate the
niversary of the birth e.f Robert
irns,    The celebration will take tbe
ni of a supper, concert and dance,
il   will   take   place   in   the   Orange
II on Tuesday. January 27. The
lendid talent secured by this young
iety goes to show that they  mean
to make a name for themselves as
entertainers. Mr. Peter. Montgomery, one   of   Vancouver's    talented
young tenors, Miss Kerry, contralto.
Miss Paul soprano, Mr. W. Gillespie,
baritone, and the ever welcome and
popular Scotch comedian, Hilly Men-
zies. will all take pari in tfie programme, and an enjoyable evening is
play of love and finance, running this   J.W.;   Bro.   C.   N,
week at the Empress has made a proi   lain;   \V.   Km.   G.   \V.   White,   treas.;
found   impression   eni   h.cal     theatre-  Bro.   C.   h.   Carter,  sec;   Bro.  W.   J.
goers, lis vivid and powerful ex- Gordon, Sl V; lire,. 11. li. Evans, I to utilize, but here is a way: Run
position of thc arrogance and or- J.D.; W. Bro. W. W. Burke, D.C.; W. the ham througii the meat grinder
ganized rapacity of the money com- Bro C. J Champion, S.S.J Bro. W. and to a cupful of it add a tcaspoon-
binations, its pretty love story and C. M. Broadbent, J. S.; liro. L. C. ful of French mustard, a teaspoon-
Thomas, organist; Bro. J. C. Shaw, fu] 0f minced parsley and a table-
JlG.; Bro, k. A. Ross, tyler. j spoonful of cream. Use this mixture
    ii��� i j as a filling for sandwiches made from
road. (Polling booth lor Wards Three and
Ward Three���Corner Twenty-fifth and
Ward Four���Main street, near Twenty,
fifth avenue. General polling booth for all
Ward Five���Municipal Hall. General poll,
ing  booth   for  all   wards.
Ward Six���Corner Sixty-third avenue and
Main   street.    F.   I.obban.
Ward Seven���North Arm School, corner
Fraser street and River avenue.
"The qualifications lor reeve shall be his
being a male British subject and having
been for the tiiree months next preceding
the day of his nomination the registered
owner, in the land registry office, of land
or real property situate within the munici-
pality of the assessed value, on thc last
municipal or provincial assessment rail, of
five hundred dollars or more over and above
any registered judgment or charge, and being otherwise duly qualified as a municipal
"The qualifications for a councillor shall
he his being a male British subject and
having been for the three months next pre-
ceding the day of his nomination the registered owner, in the land registry office, of
land or real property situate within the
j municipality of the assessed value, or. the
I last municipal or provincial assessment roll,
of two hundred and fifty dollars or more
over and above any registered judgment or
charge; or being a homesteader, lessee from
I the crown, or pre-emptor who has resided
within the municipality for the space of one
year or more immediately preceding thc day
of nomination, and is assessed for five hun-
elred dollars or more on the last municipal
or provincial assessment roll over and above
any registered judgment or charge, or being a homesteader, lessee from the crown,
or pre-emptor who has resided within the
municipality for a portion of one year immediately preceding the nomination, and
eluring tlie remaineier of said year lias been
the owner of said land, of which he formerly was a homesteader, lessee from the
Hot   Ham   Sandwiches i crown,   or   pre-emptor,   and   is   assessed   for
five   hunelreel    dollars   or   more   on   the   last
Stale   bread   and   the   end     ot      the j municipal   or   provincial   assessment   roil   over
boiled   ham   are   left-overs   perplexing I ��?d   above   any     registered     judgment
i original character drawings have been
admirably presented by tlie Lawrence
Company and to the very evident
satisfaction of the uniformly large
audiences which have visited the Empress this we-:k. For the few remaining performances, including thc Saturday bargain matinee, the advance
sales indicate crowded houses and
intending purchasers had better get
in line if choice of seats is desired.
Police  Records  for  1913
According  to the  statistics of the
police  department
Orpheum Theatre
There   is   enough   on   the   coming
week's   bill   to   cause   managers     of
"big houses" to shed a tear of envy.
f Souih Vancouver for 1913, 330 cases were tried before the police magistrate during thc
year. Of these, 263 resulted in convictions, 41 were dismissed and 16 j peculiar
were withdrawn. Thc revenue from i
lines, trades licences, and other lie-1
ences amounted to $5,15". There i
were 76 cases conveyed during the'
year   to   the  hospital
the  stale  bread.    Then   beat   an
and add it to a cupful o;. milk.
the   sandwiches   Into   this   and
let   them   stand   for  a  while.    Afterwards fry, first on one side and then
on the other, and serve hot.
If  a  woman  isn't  particular  she's
Hard Problems
"Why is it that the man with thc
nd 313 police squeaky shoes always comes in late?"
(nu- ..i il most delightful musical calls. There were also reported to "I don't know. Why is it that the
combinations to traverse the Or- the police 8 sudden deaths, 4 fatal man who comes in late always wears
pheum circuit is called Crossman's accidents, 9 suicides and .mc case j squeaky shoes?
Six  Banjo-phiends, who will  headline   from misadventure, while 17 cases of ������ -�� ��� ���
the   forthcoming   week's   offering   at i insanity   were  dealt  with.
the   popular priced playhouse.  Their j u ��� ��� ���
n -pert..ire consists of the raggiest
ragtime melodies; some singing and
all  music.
Richard Milloy anil Geo. D. Maekel
will offer Roland West's "The Fighter  and   the   Boss,"  a   virile  anel   well
written   sketch  of  several   dramatic I.
situation!, ,i
There are  no  songs sn tender am
no  melodies  sei  plaintively  sweet  a:
Mr.   E.   J.   Armstrong,  who   is   a
candidate  feir council  for Ward 4.  at
lie re'e|tiest of a number "i ratepayers
"Did  you   ever  gamble  in  stocks?"
"No.    1  once thought  I  was gambling, but  the  gentleman  who  obtained  my  money  knew   better.
charge;   and   being   otherwise   duly   qualified
as a municipal voter."
The qualifications for a school trustee
���hall lie: "Any person being a male British
subject, an.l having been for the three
months next preceding tile date of liis nomination thc registered owner, in the land reg-
istry office, of land or real property situate
within the municipality of the assesseel
value, on thc last municipal or provincial
_ . assessment roll, of two hundred anel fifty
Dip; dollars or more over and above any regis-
then I *ercd judgment or charge; or being a homesteader, lessee from the crown, or pre-
emptor who has resided within the municipality for the space of one year or more
immediately preceding thc day of nomination, and is assessed for five hundred dollars or more on thc last municipal or provincial assessment roll over and above any
registered judgment or charge: or being a
hemesteader, lessee from the crown, or pre-
emptor who has resitted within tbe municipality for a period of one year immediately
preceding thc nomination, and during the
remainder of said year has been the owner
of said land, of which he formerly was a
homesteader, lessee from thc crown, or pre-
emptor, and is assessed for five hundred
dollars or more on the last municipal or
provincial assessment roll over and above
any registered judgment or charge, and being otherwise qualified by this act to vote
at an (lection of school trustees in the said
school tlistrict, shall he eligible to he elected
or to serve as a school trustee in such ilis-
trict   municipality   school   district."
Given   under   my   hand   at   Smith   Vancouver this 2nd day of January, A.D.   1914.
Many   a   man   who   had   money   to
if the district,  has  resided  in  South I burn its sifting ashes.
Re-turning Officer.
(Secretaries of Athletic Clubs and those inurc-tcel  in local  sport arc invited to send  reports
or items of news of any indoor or outdoor games to the "Chinook'* Office, South Vancouver.)
A Homestead in the rich Farm Land of the Fraser Valley
To the surprise of the local hockey
enthusiasts,   Victoria   defeated     Vancouver  at  the  Arena  Tuesday   night
hy  the  score  of six   to  live.    Over-
confidence   on   thc   part  of  the   Ter-
Iminals  and  some    extremely    lucky
shots on the part of the capitals wcre
I ihe  chief reasons  for  the teitally  unexpected  defeat   of   the    Vancouver
players.    Thc result  of    this_   game
creates  a  three-cornered tie in    the
i Pacific Coast Hockey League for this
season's championship.
Cyclone Taylor, of the Terminals,
was the star of thc game, scoring
twice in brilliant style, while "Dulier"
Pe no also maintained his great reputation on the ice. Si Griffis for the
j del, nee showed his best form while
closely  pressed.
I It cannot bc confidentially said that
the final score was a fair criterion of
the relative merits of thc two teams
as a run of luck on the part of Vic-
! toria had much to do with their victory.
While hockey at present holds the
field as the chief topic of interest
among sport circles, preparations arc
already being made for the coming
baseball season. This -veck President
R. P. Brown, of thc Vancouver Baseball Club,    announced    that    Harry
Scharnweber will be again the manager of thc Beavers. A good deal of
satisfaction is expressed that "Schar-
ncy*' has decided to once more don
the Beaver uniform, being one of the
most popular captains the fans have
ever seen In Vancouver.
Scharnweber i.s expected to be in
Vancouver early in March and President Brown states that he will have
his squad report for spring training
on March 20 at Athletic Park. There
are now 24 men on the roster of thc
club, a number which will be increased before the year is much further
advanced. The members of last
year's team will receive contracts for
thc next season: Catcher���Konnick,
Lewis and Gundle; intieldcrs���Ben-
inet, Scharnweber, Gwrer and Heis-
ter; outfielders���Erisk and Brinkcr;
pitchers���Hall, Clark, Cadreau, Doty
and Harstad.
Con Jones, the erstwhile lacrosse
magnate, who is now cn route for
lhe Old Country with thc idea of
arranging to take a couple of all-
star teams of thc east and west of
Canada on a tour ot European countries next summer was interviewed
at Winnipeg this week by several
press representatives.      Con    denies
the rumor that he will again be connected with the Vancouver Lacrosse
club and says he intends to slay out
of the lacrosse business next scas"ii,
so far as Vancouver is concerned, Mr.
Jones ''id neet give out any hope of
financial assistance to coast lacrosse
this year and it looks like as if a cooperative system will have fo be
adopteel in place ot thc guaranteeing
of salaries.
An intermediate hockey league
comprising three Vancouver teams
and one Westminster team has been
formed anil will commence action on
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
Vancouver arena. The teams comprise the Towers, Reivers anil Arena
Vies of Vancouver and Columbia
College of New Westminster. The
league was organized at the Arena
rink on Monday when these officers
were elected: President, S. Larkin;
secretary-treasurer, T. Bissett. In
the first game next Saturday thc Towers will play thc Arena Vies. The
complete schedule will be announced
later. The league will play its games
in Vancouver on Saturday afternoon
from 2 to 3.
*   *   *
At a meeting held at the Vancouver
Arena Monday night, a new7 amateur
league vvas formed, which will have
for its title thc Inter-City Amateur
Hockey League. S. Larkins was elected president and E. Dissette will fill
the  office  of secretary-treasurer.
On January 10, the Towers will
meet the Arena Vies in the opening
game of the schedule. EIGHT
SATURDAY,   JANUARY   10,   191*
Inauguration Story
"They   tell   me  that  it  is   imagination   that   keeps   the   doctors   busy,"
said  the  patient.
"I guess that's right," replied the
physician. "I'm kept pretty busy
making "tit bills which I foolishly
imagine  are   going  to  be  paid  some
��    ��    ��
There's a Reason
"I have noticed that old bachelors
arc generally egotistical. I wonder
why  it  is?"
"The reason is that when a man
gets married hc can generally be
sure of having somebody around who
is willing to tell him the truth about
* *   *
 nt Ostriches
Mrs. Newlywed���Oh, Jack, you
haven't eaten half of my buscuits.
Really, we have to throw away so
many scraps, we ought to keep
Newlywed���Chickens! You mean
* *   *
A recruit of the army went on
parade one day with six medals on
his manly chest.
"AhI" said his officers, "you have
seen service?"
"No, sir."
"Then how about those medals?
Then you have no right to them?"
"Sure I have. Didn't my pigs win
six lirst  prizes at the county fair?"
* *    *
It Was Hen-ry
"Hear that hen cackling?" said the
back-fence neighbor; "somebody's
hen must have laid an egg."
"No," replied Mrs. Boggs, "that
was my husband. He's just laid a
* *    *
He Became Thrifty
"Eh," said Sandv to the minister,
"yon was a powerful deescourse on
'Thrift'   ye   preached   the     SabPeth!"
"Ah'm glad ye wcre ahle to profit,"
said the minister.
"Profit! Why. mon, I would have
pit ma saxpence into the plate wi'out
a thought if it had not been for your
providential words; They saved me
four pence  there and then!"
* He      *
Mrs. Murphy; Yure Dinnis was
certainly a good man to his family,
wasn't  he?
Mrs. Casey : He was thot. Shure,
he wouldn't think of bateing up his
own family till he had hate up iviry-
body   else   in   the   neighborhood.
* *    ��
Judgment  Suspended
"Well,   Harry,"   said    the    visitor,
"did you come out well at Christmas?"
"I   don't   know   yet,"   said   Harry.
"I  haven't  had  time  to swap  any of
my   presents   with   the   other   fellers
Highest Authorities
Uncle    Ezra :     Eph    Hoskins    is
some  stubborn  tighter.
Uncle Eben : You bet. Eph
ain't satisfied as easily as most men.
If Eph sees a Supreme Court decision
that don't agree with his view of
the matter he don't stop there; no,
sir, he carries it right up to the Methodist parson, and if he don't agree
with Eph, he carries it clear up to
the school teacher.
ef      ��      ��
Power of Money
Mrs. Vastlee Rich (sentimentally):
Longfellow says. "VV cannot buy
with  gold  thc  old  associations."
Vastlee Rich : Don't you believe
it, my dear. When I was in politics
I found that cash would purchase
the ancientest  organization  on  earth.
* ��    *
Too Busy
"How is it your daughters have
never learned to cook?"
"Well, I'll tell you. My daughters
have always been so busy with the
problems of thc working girl settlement house matters and the like that
they have never had time for such
academic matters as learning to cook,"
* *   *
It's Best, Anyway
"I'm an optimist again," said Ex-
Governor Sulzer, at a banquet in New
York. "I was an optimist before my
impeachment. Then I lost my optimism temporarly.
"An optimist," the ex-govemor added dreamily, "is a chap who doesn't
know what's coming to him."
* *    *
Correct Diagnosis
Hostess (to young guest)���You
won't have another piece of pie. Bobbie? Why, you must be suffering
from loss of appetite.
Robbie���No'm; I'm suffering from
a promise  to my mother.
* *    ��
On shipboard the cry went up, "A
man overboard!'' and the captain
gave orders to a new sailor, who was
as Irishman, to throw out two buoys.
The sailor, seeing two boys walking on the deck, threw them overboard.
The captain yelled out that it was
cork buoys hc wanted thrown overboard.
"Bedad!" said Pat, "how was Oi to
know whether they came from Cork
or  Tipperary?"
* *    *
A Denial
"I hear your husband once sailed
before the mast?"
"That isn't so. I always insist on
him getting a stateroom as near the
middle of the boat as possible."
* * V
It  Were  a  Consummatory
"Scribble says he writes all his love
sonnets to imaginary women." "And
I don't suppose there would be any
objections offered if he mailed all his
love'sonnets to imaginary editors."
The New Year's Garden
During January the amateur gardener, especially the one who expects to begin operations next spring,
should bc planning his garden. This
work should never be hastily done.
It should occupy leisure moments
during several weeks. Much is to
bc ginned by making several tentative
plans, each without reference to the
previous plans, and then i e'eking ont
the best features of each so far as
they can be applied and worked into
a haimoii'ous whole. Not only can
a great deal of time and expense be
saved by such planning, but the
ground can be far better utilized, especially with respect to beauty of arrangement, succession of interesting
subjects throughout the season and
profitable use of the soil either in the
production oi flowers, fruit, vegetables
or a general pleasing effect.
Whatever the object of the garden
���vegetables, fruit, flowers or display���the amateur will do well to
familiarize himsell with the principles, methods and the probable results he may secure by this or that
plan. The Inal ideals of art, taste,
judgment and harmony can be applied just as weil to a small garden
as to a large estate, because these
principles are nol local but universal.
Thc planning of a garden demands
attention to many considerations concerning the character and position
of the immediate site of the local
environment, and also includes the
solution of horticultural and artistic
problems. Every individual site presents its own problem. The art of
garden making, therefore, must be
exercised first in studying the ground
itself, then the various factors that
can be employed in arrangement.
Starting in this way with fundamental
principles, the amateur will be guided naturally and easily to good results. Among these factors are soil,
position  aspect and environment.
As in every other branch c{ applied art, the idea of utility claims
first consideration; so in the construction of a garden, the conditions which
make for the welfare of the plants
and the comfort and convenience of
the garden must always receive first
attention. This must not be taken
to imply that successful Hower, fruit
or vegetable growing is the aim and
end of the garden work, because this
would ignore one of the most important objects of having a garden
at all, namely, the beauty of the garden   picture.
No mat'er how small, thc garden
is amenable to culture on truly artistic principles, and the first thing to
recognize is that all must be harmonious, homogeneous. All through
this work there must be no exaggeration of special features, no discordant
color "not'' to annoy the eye, and no
forcing of etfects. Among the commonest of errors is the ignoring of
aspect; that is, trying to force an
arrangement unsuited to the ground.
Another is planning for symmetry.
This is very rarely consistent with
the best arrangement of gardening
on plots ol limited size. Perhaps a
still more common mistake is trying to bc very elaborate, thus destroying the pcacefttlness of simplicity and the breadth of effect that
may be secured by good taste. Skilful planning, particularly when applied to gardens of limited area, in
eludes economical utilization of space;
that is, making the most of the space
available. This possibly only be giving  due  consideration   to  aspect.
It is necessary as a preliminary  to
plan the garden so as to utilize both 1
SM.'hine and shade, hence every gar-1
den   must   be   planned   upon   its  own
ground;  no  plan  can  be made  in  an
piece of ground unless thc ground  i- !
firs'   studied.
Found a child's gold ring in Main
Street. Owner can have same by describing initials on the ring. The
"Chinook" office, Main Street, South
(By Felix Penne.)
I've paused the portal of the 'Golden
Grim want and penury I've left behind ;
And here await me healthy toll and
Food for the body, solace for the
A prominent supporter of Mr. J. C.
McArthur sentls us the following
sketch of his life :
Mr. J. C. McArthur, candidate for
the reeveship nf South Vancouver, is
a native of Stayner, County Simco,
Ontario, where he received his early-
training in the puhlic schools, afterwards serving an extended apprenticeship in building and general construction.
At the age of eighteen he became
identified with contract work in the
town of Collingwood on Georgian
Bay and carried on a successful business in this line for a number of
years. In 1882 the spirit of migration and adventure, so characteristic
of our young Eastern manhood induced him to turn towards the West,
and he journeyed to Manitoba, taking up a temporary residence at Em-
merson in order to dispose of some
company interests, after which he
removed to Moosornin, Saskatchewan.
It was in the town of Moosornin
that Mr. McArthur may be said to
have made his debut into public life.
Elected as a school trustee for a
period of two years, he served in succession as Justice of the Peace, Councillor, and in 1&91 was tendered the
nomination for the Reeveship without a dissenting voice, and with the
prospect of being elected by acclamation. He declined the honor, however, having decided to take up his
residence  in   British  Columbia.
Since coming to this province, in
1891, he has lived in New Westminster, and since 1906 in South Vancouver.    Mr.  McArthur has been a life
Off  Men's  and  Boys'  Overcoats,
Ladies'  Rain  and  Overcoats.
Off all Men's and Boys' Suits, all kinds, no
reserve; all Hats and Caps, Odd Pants and
Fancy Vests, Dressing Gowns and Housecoats
Tel. Sey. 702.
309 to 315 Hastings St. W.
^ Brewed and bottled in an immense new
and modern brewing plant, maintaining an
annual pay-roll of over $125,600. 110,000
lbs. of B. C. Hops and $175,000 worth
of   Western   Canada   Malt   used   yearly.
Brewed   and   Bottled   in    Vancouver
long Conservative and has always
taken an active Interesi in the politics
of his country. lie has been associated   in   various   capacities   with   thc
Conservative Association    of   South
Vancouver since ils inception. In
19(10 lie held the enviable position of
Grand Councillnr of thc Royal Templars nf B. C, in the interests of temperance, and was appointed Licence
Commissieeiier in 1906, which office he
still retains. As a citizen of Seiuth
Vancouver he takes an active part in
anything for the advancement of the
municipality in  which   he  lives.
In 1912 hc was elected to the position of school trustee, and at the
last session of the Trustees' Association hc was not only made vice-
president, but was chosen as a delegate to represent British Columbia
at the Teachers' and Trustees' Association to be held in Saskatchewan
in  March,  1914.
Among other things, Mr. McArthur h;.s the distinction of being one
of the oldest active Justices' of the
Peace in the province, with the enviable record of not having had a
reverse decision in any of the higher
courts. He is at present Police Magistrate for Point Grey.
A man of sober temperament with
mature experience and a broad conception of civic life and good citizenship, he stands like a "Druid of Eld"
among his contemporaries for public
office. No higher tribute could be
paid to the best there is in South
Vancouver than to invest him with
thc insignia of office for 1914.
I've   left   the   land   of   poverty   and
Where    foetid    "Blums"    push    close
against the throne.
Here I can work for plenty, joy and
And nurse a bounteous g.-rden I can
call "mine own."
From  off  my  shoulders   I   have  cast
the weight
Of  chains my  class  has  home  from
Feudal time;
I've scorned  the heirlooms given me
by Fate,
Grim  heritage  ot toll   and   tears  and
This busy hive has no place  for the
Here active brain muot guide the eye
and band
To raise cloud-piercing towers of steel
and stone,
Or  gather  harveets  of  the  saa   am
I'll swing my axe and delve my spade
Through all the brightening days of
And'wife and children shall lend willing aid,
Our toil a pleasure, while we sing.
I'll walk through fields of yellow grain,
I'll hear the balmy winds blow through
the trees;
Each hour of work will bring me honest gain,
Each day of toil will bring me nearer
Here will I watch the ruddy sun go
Behind the mountain tops' at'evenlng's
Pitying the sleepless head that wears
a crown,
As labor brlnga me my reward���repose.
Conference of Adventists
A large number of people from
Greater Vancouver attended the
twelfth annual session of thc British
Columbia Conference of Seventh-
day Adventists held at Pitt Meadows
last week, with President J. O. Walker in thc chair.   The roll call of dele-
Mr. C. M. Whelpton, who, after four
years service on the South Vancouver School Board ia again
candidate,  as trustee  for
gates showed thirty-seven present
from the nineteen churches in the
Conference. Four new churches
which had been raised up during the
past year were taken in to the Conference membership.
Among the interesting features of
the president's opening address were
the manifest interest among the membership as evidenced by the increased offerings to missions, the book
sales, and the amount of piissionary
work done.
Some of the ministers present are
the Union president, Elder H. S.
Shaw, President J. G. Walker of the
Western division, Elder A. O. Burrill,
of Vancouver, and Elder Luther
Warren, a Seventh-day Adventist
evangelist, now located in Vancouver, also VV. L. Manfull, circulating
manager for.Western Canada of the
Pacific Press Publishing Association.
Elder Warren will begin a series
of lectures in South Vancouver at an
early date.
"The old order of things must go"
Thomas  Dickie
For Reeve
Mr.  Dickie's  Meetings [This Week Will
be as Follows:
MONDAY, 12th, 8 p.m.���CARLTON IIALL, Cedar Cottage.
TUESDAY, 13th���STAPLES HALL, Eraser and 49th.
WEDNESDAY, 14th���KALENBERG HALL, Main St. and 32nd.
THURSDAY, 15th���McBRIDE SCHOOL, Inverness and 29th.
FRIDAY,  16th���MAREEW HALL, Cedar Cottage.
Mr. Dickie's Policies Are :
1.���Thorough cleaning up of South Vancouver's financial difficulties.
2.���Systematizing of all departments, particularly works department with respect to labor.
3.���Developing of friendly relations between South Vancouver and the City,
looking to union at the earliest possible date.
4.���An administration free from political, religious or society prejudice.
5.���To give the home man the preference in the matter of municipal labor and
Main and Sixteenth Phone Fair. 805
Read below a partial list. These prices are not for Fnday and
Saturday, but are good seven days a week and delievred to your
door. Send us your Prescription Work and save money. We do
not pay big rent and do not require the profit that some do. These
are cash prices:
Abbey's Salts, reg. 60c and 23c
for 50c and 20c
Allenb'-.ry's Foods, reg. $1, 65,
50, 35  80, 50, 40, 25c
Horlick's Food, reg. $3.75, $1.00
50 $3.50,85,45
Nestle's Food, reg. 50 45
Bcnger's Food, reg. $1.00, 50c
Reindeer brand Milk, reg. 20.15.
Miniard's Liniment, reg. 25..20
Elliman's Embrocation, reg. 35
Scott's Emulsion, reg. $1.00, 50
Peruna,  reg.  $1.00 75
Burdock    Blood    Bitters,    reg.
$1.00        75c
Pinkham's      Vegetable      Compound,   $1     75
Mennen's Talcum, reg.  35...15
Carter's   Pills,  reg.  25 15
Herpicide,   reg.   $1.00 75
Formamint Tablets, reg.  75.50
Castoria,   reg.   35 25
Cuticura  Soap,  reg.  35 25
Hospital Absorbent Cotton, reg
50    35
Lavonna de Composa Hair Tonic, reg. $1.25 $1.00
Ferrol Emulsion, reg. $1.00..75
Aver's   Sarsaparilla,   reg.   $1.00.
Eno's Salts, reg. $1.00 65c
Gin Pills, reg. 50 35
Dodd's  Pills,  reg.  50 35
4132   MAIN   STREET
ITJ.1U    . mi
i�� HUOiV
CANDIDATE for Councillor Ward 5, stands for a STRICT,
JUST and BUSINESS handling of South Vancouver affairs
Reeve Kerr's Election Committee
Hold   Enthusiastic   Meeting
Slate of Kerr Campaign
Reeve J. A. Kerr
Councillor, Ward  1       John  Graham
Councillor, Ward 2    John Dickinson
Councillor, Ward 3     Alex.  Mcintosh
Councillor, Ward 4       Undecided
Councillor, Ward 5  J. w. Goos.trey
Councillor, Ward 6     W. J. Rowlings (Probable)
Councillor, Ward 7    W. G. Allen
School Trustees
C. M. Whelpton     Harry Neelands
At a well-attended and enthusiastic
committee meeting of Reeve J. A.
Kerr's supporters held on Fraser
Street, Thursday afternoon, the above
slate was decided upon and arrangements made for an extensive campaign, work on which is all ready
under way. Former Councillor Frank
E. Elliott has been appointed campaign manager, and has an active
central committee working in conjunction with him.
To the Electors of Ward 5, South Vancouver :
Having been approached by a large number of ratepayers, and
asked to stand for councillor. I have decided to stand for those honors;
and if elected I will do all in my power to further the interests of
the municipality.
I stand for moral reform, a clean business administration, permanent work, favoring local labor with standard wage, encouragement of industries. .Soliciting your vote and influence, I am yours
J. W. Goostrey
Until the last minute it was understood that Councillor John Third
was to stand for Ward 4, but Thursday afternoon the veteran councillor
decided not to enter the race this
year, feeling that he had already given a good deal of time and energy
towards the upbuilding of the ward.
Councillor Stuart Campbell, of
Ward 7, was asked repeatedly to
stand, but hi explained that owing
to personal business he had on hand
in 1914 he could not possibly s1
Mr. VV. G. Allen, an extensive pi
erty owner in the municipality
the unanimous choice of the nice-'
tei stand in Councillor Camp!,
Mr. J. W. Goostrey, who is to
pose Mr. Edward Gold in War
is :i well-known real estate man
Main Street, and was brought
ward by the moral reform associai
He has a large following, and pr
ises to put up a good tight for
Mr. Alex. Mcintosh, who is to
pose the veteran Councillor Then
iu Ward 3, is very well known
Greater Vancouver, having been
resident for over 12 years. He i
present engaged iu the real es:
business and has the active supi
of Councillor Humphries and Mr
Mc.Neish, who ran last year.
Mr.   John   Graham   has   a   sti
campaign   lined   up   in   Ward   1.
starts  his meetings  Friday night
number  of  meetings  will  be  held
support   of   the   ticket,   both   in
wards  and  at  central  mass  meeti
where   the   Reeve   and  different   i
didates will be heard.
Campaign  Manager Elliott and
committee  are  arranging all   the
tails of the campaign.   Another in
ing in  support of thc ticket will
held   at   the  store   formerly  occup
by  the  Barker  Drug Co.  on   Fr..
Street,  Saturday  afternoon    at    2
At the request of a number of friends I have decided to stand for Councillor for Ward 3.
As a business man I believe I have the qualifications to serve the ward for the best interests of all
Alex. Mcintosh


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