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Array U^Pne, CHINOOK
Vol. I I.X.i. 28
SOI TII VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA,   S V1TRDAY, \'Q\ KMUER 22, 1913
Price .; cents
Mr. C. Harrison Urges South Vancouver to Secure
Factory Sites and Direct Connection With C. N. R.
The First Secretary of the South
Vancouver Board of Trade Gives Vivid
Impressions of Visit to Old Country--
Makes Interesting Comparisons
oj Conditions of Trade There With
Those Here
Mr, Charles Harrison, as the lirst
secretary of the South Vancouver
Board of Trade is particularly well
acquainted with thc conditions of the
municipality, social, civic and industrial. During his connection with the
boanl he was a keen student of municipal problems and took a very active
interest in the development of South
Vancouver along progressive lines.
On his recent prolonged visit to
the Old Country, after many years
sojourn in Canada, Mr. Harrison was
able to make some interesting com-
[lariMHis as to the general conditions
prevailing in his old home land with
these of his new adopted country.
In an interview with a representative
of the "Chinook" Mr. Harrison gave
his impressions as follows :
"It is a very enjoyable time when
one is able after years of anticipation
to visit the old home land and again
meet those near and dear to us amidst
tlu- familiar and picturesque surroundings we have remembered with so
much pride since we left them to
cume  to this land  of opportunities.
"It comes as a great surprise to
lind that during the years spent here
one has all unconsciously formed an
attachment for his adopted country
and the broad-minded, energetic
spirit of its people, which is equal
to or greater than for the old land.
One feature which I found most noticeable was the great increase in the
cost ui living in e.ngland in proportion to thc accompanying increase in
tbe wages earned, there being an Increase of quite 30 per cent, in the
cust of living over thc cost when I
eft tee come to Canada first.
"Canada is much more correctly nn-
derstood by the people generally
than was the case some few years
hack, and more especially is this the
case in reference lo liritish Columbia. I found in well-informed quarters ihat the utmost confidence was
1n.lt in thc future of Vancouver amt
District, more
llie opening o
which is expected to have quite as
lood an effect on business here as is
"Iticipated by the greatest optimist
Mlong us, though such business will
of r . essity be of a  gradual growth.
"1 here is in England, also, quite an
unusual shortage of money for investment, although business is good
and few unemployed. This is gener-
'II) ascribed tei the effect of the situation in the Balkans having scared
capital somewhat, and to the unusual
number of borrowers feir large
imountl being in tbe market al the
Mme lime. This, together with opportunities offering at larger rates of
interesi is. to my mind, thc reason
"" municipal bonds are not selling,
''though there is, to sonic extent, a
'"line;   that   Canadian   municipalities
mi'-    <-'���      �� iiiuviiin i     iknu
especially     follouriM
af   the   Panama   Canal,
are not quite so conservative in their
borrowings as is desirable. This one
can understand somewhat, Taking
Soulh Vancouver as an instance, here
is a municipality (and by municipality they understand us tee be practically a village in a farming community) borrowing large sums of
money annually, quite as large sums
as they would expect a large town or
city to be borrowing. This naturally has the appearance of frenzied finance to the small investor there, as
(Continued on Page 9)
Probable Civic Candidates
Below are given the candidates mentioned as likely to contest
the various wards in thc forthcoming municipal elections. Mr. Thomas
Dickie, given last week as a possible candidate for the Reeveship, has
definitely declined to take the field.
REEVE.���Mr. J. A. Kerr, Mr. William Morris.
WARD I.���Councillor Wilbers, Mr. Brett.
WARD II.���Messrs. J. Dickinson, F. W. Tucker, J.P., and J. C.
McArthur, J.P.
WARD III.���Councillor Thomas, Mr. G. L. Greenlay, Mr. W. J.
Prowse.
WARD IV.���Councillor Third, J. Christie, J. B. Holden, ex-M.P.
WARD V.���Councillor Humphries, Mr. Edward Gold.
WARD VI.���Messrs. J. D. Millar, John Grimmett, Donald Burgess.
WARD VII.���Councillor C. Stuart Campbell; Mr. Gibson of River
Road, formerly alderman in Winnipeg; Mr. F. R. Stewart, commission
merchant, and Mr. W. L. Goodwin, lumberman.
B.C.E.R. Defends Present South
Vancouver Street Lighting System
Gives Cost of Service in Municipality and Makes Comparisons with Other Cities. Total Cost of Lighting for
One Year was $22,074.
"I notice that much has been  said
recently in the press concerning the
cost fi streel lighting in South Vancouver," saiel  Mr. C. Rummel, manager of the  Light &  Power Dept. of
[ the li. C. Electric to a representative
of the "Chinook" yesterday.   "In view
of the  mention  which    has    already
I been made on the subject I think ii
I would possibly be  to the public advantage  ii  a  straight   statement   was
j made  concerning   the  exact   cost   of
I-treet lighting in the municipality.
"The   rale   charged   Soulh   Vancouver by ilu-  I!   C.  Electric for Btreel
j light- i- 12c per night feir the lirst 511
lights;  lie per night for the  second
'.ill lights  and   10c  per  night  for  all
j .ever  100 lamps, this rate being based
on the lamps being in operation until
1 a.m. For the f'eiir winter months
of the year, howi ver, it has been i us-
tomary in South Vancouver to keep
the .-treet liyhts in operation all night
and for this additional service a small
extra charge is made. In passing, I
might say that the rale for st
lighting in South Vancouver ia identically the same as the rate charged
by this Company for similar service
in Point Grey, Burnaby and North
Vancouver.
"Going over the Company'.- books
jl find that the total cost of streel
J lighting in South Vancouver freun
I September 30, 1912, to September 30,
[1913, is $22,074,211, this total including
the extra cost of operating the street
lights for the four winter months
throughout thc entire night. Taking
the number of lamps in operation
during each month the cost of each
lamp lor the period is $3.49 per month.
Computing this monthly rental on
i yearly basis it means that South
Vancouver is paying $42.50 per lamp
per year. This is, of course, .-.lightly
higher than the rate which is charged
in Vancouver, this condition existing
because of the fact that the South
Vancouver street lighting system
covers many districts not yet fully
developed and our distribution line
must be more extensive per lamp in
South Vancouver than in the city to
give  the same  public  service.
"It   would  probably  be  interesting
for  tiny  of  your   readers   who   may
think   lhe   cost   of   street   lighting  in
S.etith Vancouver to be high, to com
par.    the   rate   charged   by   the   li.   C
Electric in that district with the rate
which   is   charged   by   the   Winnipeg
municipal  plant  for  Winnipeg  street
lighting, the lamps used in the com-
paris m bi ing the -ante-    l in  such a
comparison,   with   Souih   Vancouvei
paying  the  B   C.  Electric $42 50 per
iamp per year, it will be found that
this figure is $5.50 less per lamp pel
year than is charged  for thi   VVinni-
pi ������ - treet lights, the Canadian  Eh
trcal   News   of   October   15   noting
that the annual ci st  of sti
ot the typ<  used in South Vane
;- Sis per yi ar in  Winnipi g.
"I havi ne   desiri  I
controversy  concerning    the    S
Vane mver street lighting rates," -  i I
Mr.  Rummel  in  ce mclusi in     "   !
merely  -eying  what  I   have in  orde
to give the residi nt-  of the  n mi
pality  a   straight   statement    if    thc
tacts of the case "
THE PAGEANT OF VANCOUVER
In  this great  event���for it  will bc
a   great   event ��� the   "Chinook"  takes
-ne .iii  inti rest, f >r Greati r  V
ver will play no small part in thi
fair     W'e   snail  ' doings  i i
the  Pn gi ��� -- Cl i ting �� ith
next   week   ��i    - :,,!!   t i .
to time' thc pi igemi
'.
iin titer Vai ist ii     i
hieting��� as it  has been  pul      *    I   a
un   e --, bul ,i .: iumph.
COUNCILLOR WILBERS
ON "PUBLIC UTILITIES"
The following is thc full text of the
speech of Councillor Wilbers at the
Vancouver Progress Club on "South
Vancouver Day" :
Seeuth Vancouver has before it many
difficult problems, and there are many
opinions as to how those problems
���nould be met. These differences of
"I'mi'in are largely the result of the
Cl|5ni.ipolitan character of the population. Different men have brought
heiin their different home lands nat-
l��nal   ideas   and   national   prejudices.
' is difficult for them to grip���at
Once���the fact that they arc in new
'"rrenindings���where many of the
conditions of life are in their elemen-
'">   stages, and where  there  cannot
e an application of methods which
would be effective in an older and
m"rc settled community.
'"  South Vancouver we suffer   (as
.'.li
new communities suffer), because
'he early pioneers lacked (and I do
'"' blame them for lacking) the prophetic vision to see that the muni-
r|Paliiv would grow with marvellous
rapidity. Only a weaver of fairy
* "rics could imagine that in a few
srmrt years South Vancouver would
each its present wonderful development.
"ad those who  had the  power in
tlle early days, had also that gift of
looking forward, franchises given
would have been more restricted, and
would have been for shorter periods,
and framed more in the interests of
the       community. Arrangements
would have been made whereby light,
heat, power and transit owned by thc
people could have been brought within the region of practical politics.
Even now there are many who regard such schemes as practical, but
admit they will be difficult and costly.
-My personal opinion is. that they are
practical and that the difficulties can
bc surmounted, and that the benefits
will   far outweigh   the  costs.
There is ��� throughout South Vancouver a Very solid opinion that the
municipality (or thc city that it may
become) should own not only its own
water supply (as it does) but also
the municipal gas plant, electric
power and light plant, a telephone
system, and at some date, near or
distant, its own means of locomotion and transit. From time to time,
we have had complaints (more or
less justifies) as io charges made by
existing corporations, faults in the
system and other grievances. A section of the people (and a very large
section), hear accounts of cheaper,
and better light,  heat, and power in
municipalities owning their own utilities, and thc result is a very natural
feeling of envy. "If others can enjoy these privileges, why not we?"
That is a very natural question, and
to that question comes the reply of
experts: "Vein can. yeeu should���
you must." These ambitions can
eenly be realized by very carefully
noting the experiences of other place-,
by hastening slowly on sure ground,
seeking the very best advice (thc
best will be the cheapest) and, acting in a spirit of civic ambition
which shall seek above everything
else thc good of Seiuth Vancouver as
a whole. X'ei good for any section,
no good for any interests, corporation or individuals at thc cost of the
welfare of the community. I am reluctant to endeavor to forecast whal
the organization will be which shall
ultimately give thc people of South
Vancouver their own municipally
owned, and municipally managed
public  utilities:
I will only say that in my opinion,
the arrangements must be firm as regards principle, but elastic as regards organization, for organization
must change with the changing conditions of industries. I will illustrate
my meaning by saying that weapons
of war are constantly altering, but
thc priciples of courage and patriotism remain the same. So, although,
changes may come even in thc form
nf municipal government, and in the
scope and duties of the governing
body, yet this must ever have courage   to   deal   with   thc   difficulty   and
the efvfe patriotism to work i. >v the
common good. Seeme people seem
to think that this plea for municipally levelled public utilities is new. but
as hetig agee as 1S7.S. a great English
writer had articles in the press of
that day. predicting that municipalities would own and control utilities
such   as  we arc discussing  today.
It is not here, the time or place
for me to go into details of civic
schemes. They must be considered
iii all their minute details. I only
desire here to claim for South Vancouver that wc are alive to the progressive spirit of the times. W'e are
not going to ignore the less ins
taught us by cities which have ac-
cpiired public utilities anil worked
them with profit and convenience. If
we acquire sites for industries on
terms which appear advantageous, it
is because wc are taking from the
past some direction for lhe future.
South Vancouver must encourage industries which will give a promise of
pcrmancy of employment and give
ps a settled instead of a nomadic
population. I for one, will assent to
po scheme hastily rushed. I advocate
the municipality being educated and
consulted, and I resent that wild, irresponsible criticism which appears
only eager io seize on faults and errors and gives no credit for cither
good done eir good attempted. I
claim that South Vancouver has both
attempted and accomplished much
good. W'e have earned. mit repose,
for  we  believe  'hat   the  municipality
(Continued  on  Page 10)
MILLIONS OF FERTILE ACRES
AWAIT FARM PRODUCERS
The fact that Hritish Columbia
must get people on to ihe land was
never meere forcibly brought home
than it was last Friday evening when
at a Special meeting of the South
Vancouver lie ard of Trade Mr. Ot-
way Wilkie. secretary of the Fraser
Valley Development League, and other speakers addressed that body on
the purposes of the organization. Tlle
meeting was called as a special one
to hear what thc league had accomplished and to arrive at a decision as
to whether or not South Vancouver
Would, with the other municipalities
in the district, continue to support
thc league. The matter was referred to tbe finance ceimmittee with instructions to repeirt at the next regular meeting of thc board.
In setting forth the objects of the
league. Mr. W'ilkic gave a very good
account of whal had been done in
thc last few- months and what the
league wanted to do in the future.
He stated that though there were
700 acres of land per capita in the
province, yet every year over $25,-
000,000 worth nf produce and products indirectly from thc farms, was
imported. He cited that in Scotland
and   Irelat.d,   where   there  was    less
than three acres per capita, thi people raised enough for iheir own use
and s mic if export He stated that
he had been a resilient of the district
for 35 years, and had the proper support been forthcoming from the gi v-
eminent, there would not be any
need of importing millions of dollars
worth   of  products  each  year.
It was the plan of thc league. Mr.
Wilkie stated, to have thc matter of
government aid in land clearing
brought hefore thc legislature at the
corainp session, and he felt that the
matter should have thc entire support of every board of trade and
municipality tributary to the Fraser
\ alley so as to make thc proper impression on the government. There
are millions of acres in the Fraser
valley, which if properly cultivated
and farmed would raise more than
enough   to   supply   tbe   province.
In the last six months, thc secretary stated, there had been many inquiries at thc league's headquarters,
and in the Progress Club's chambers
in the city, and they had actually been
successful in sending people into the
valley who had invested over $50,-
000. It was not the purpose of the
organization to secure people for this
(Continued   on   Page  2) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22. 1913
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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
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the invalid goee from bad to worae
until death la a welcome relief,
Tluy are viicloui In the fact that
the) endeavor by law to po ion
the human race and if any oppose
their methodi they bring down
everything in their power to crush
them."
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THE WORKER'S PAGE
All   Communications  should be Addressed to "The Labor Editor"
=r>
The -nike.' .en Vancuuver Island
-iili overshadow - all othei que itions
In labor circlet in  B   C,
For ii short period during the last
two weeks ii wa- hoped that a -.
termination of the struggle   would be
evi ���   name it  happened to he- calli el
i" go on as  we are
and take bo political action," - ii
sp��J Me   -.- orkingmen  "i    New
���A      ���  ii   ter,     Nanaimo,     Extension
tcrior fi the province had
brought about, Ken  these hopei have-  done    ���  mcthing  towards  naming  li
igain   let'i'ii   shattered bo       i        ie     which  musl   bi
The Minister of Labor, for reasons hen For the present the working-
best known to himself, does not leem '"',; ��� uld ce nhne tln-ir party ori
very anxious to interfere. Tbe auto- izathm work to Vancouver. As ii i-.
cratt ni II C havi .1 peculiar way of the labor rote was practically divid-
intimatlng t.i their federal brethren ed between the old parties. And dur-
thal they will have "no trespassing" I ing thi discussion ii wai pointed out
��� ni theii  .    iti - and perhaps with thejthat were an independent labor party
It'elllih-     ill,'     t II. 111!.. 1      1. T     V:i In'. .Ill I- r     formed   lllllldrril -   of   llll'll   WOUld   le .1, I
has got himself into the minister i\i-U
that it would I- betti i foi hit hi alth
ii he adopted the "laisez faire" attitude.
Meaim hile, thc unionists and the
great body of workers are leaving
no Hone unturned in their endeavors
ti see that the miners mt a fair
show.
Tee say that the sentences handed
down by Judge Howaj were severe,
is to inn ii ver) mild. The man "ii
in-, streel was completely st igg
and the rank and file of trade uniou-
i -t- 50 per cent, 'ei whom are- I Ild
Country men, could ii"i he blamed
when they were heard asking
other If they were -till living under
ithe   British  Bag,
ilu- ml - iif Libel ilism anel Consi i -
Miii-;n ami j..in a worklngman'i party !
\u atti mpt should be made to unite
'ii- - - icialisl parties with the I
trades unions ie.r political action,
whieh will be considered at a later
mi cting The policies adopted by
the labor parties of Australia, the
i ihl Country and the United Stati -
w' re discussed; al- i labor legislation was touched "n in thi- province,
none of which had been enforced by
ivernment   at
They are- [ea-i masteri al rolling
I>i 11 ��� which they hand t'e their dupe-
i'i administer. They are always in
the background and as they grow
older in thii game tln-ir pills get rawer and once they are known it ii eat)
to recognize that they are the men
behind
All memberi that desiri ft" t< e thi ir
local union pi - Id line up tu
.i man against tin- silenl "Wiscn-
heimer," thi leiil rolh i and repudiate
him ai ever) opportunity for he ii
��� ai iln level. Hi- tiiii.iii i- a seconder)    sideration   with  him     li hi
could advance his own personal in-
by - ��� doing, he ��ould sacri
:ne it and all of ii- members. Aye,
he would -��� 11 it out, including the
seal, for much less than iln amounl
of silver paid Judas for betraying the
greatest "i all mei
The quicki r the memberi of a he-
eal union lit this character know that
tluy are "ii i" him and el" met intend
to  tolerate  him   in   their midst,  the
better it will W for their local union
and  tlicm-clvcs.
Dun't be afraid oi t in ni ii ynu have
them in ymir ranks, g.e after then;
yueeel ane] -tr-.tig. anel hear in mine!
you must keep after them continuously i"r yen cannot install them by
any   ae-ti"ii   you   may    take   that   will
reflect  e,n them.    Y'.n can repud
them   al   "in  next   meeting and  yam
will find them at thi   meeting following m ith a smdinj -I the glad
hand fi >r i    ryoni
A member thai
i ��� gel 111j at a meeting and fighl opi -
and above board i"r whai he belli .   -
i-   right,  will bear   Mratching,   for  in
mn opinion lie is m >l  repreienting an
hones)   cause or   purpose    and    the
dupes who fall lor such men and who
try tn  administer  thc  pills they redl
to the- memberi ni  tln-ir local union,
are ai bad and ai much of a mi ni
I" tin   progresi  and   -ne'er-- ���.)' their
local union a-, is tin   silent pill roller.
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy has a talk on Aireyplanes an'   thinks  there's   mare  than  the
Frenchman  can   be upside  doon at times
Victoria. < Ine
-aiel thai he would vote for
a w !'ii man -n long ai his platform of principles was to his liking,
Alter a somewhat protracted dis-
cussion, whieh was carried 'en in a
in---' harmonious spirit, a resolution
1 lieu ever, ih.- workers in Vancou-1 was passed to the effect that a "com-
ver do met intend to lei the matter' mitte< of five shall be elected to in-
rest. A mass meeting was held last terview the Socialist party of On
week under the auspices of the Miners
Liberation League and the following
C. M. WHELPTON
BUILDING CONTRACTOR
ESTIMATES GIVEN
Phone: Frasar 34 - 46th Ave. and Fraaar
da and the Social Democratic party
of Canada." The committee selected
com] ris    II   C. Benson, John  David-
- in, John Sully, E. Prendergast and
J.  1-   Wilton.
* *        e|,
fiiu was almost tempted to ask
ii tin- American Federation of Labor
were holding their session in Vancouver this week from the amount
eei visiting delegates who were to be
sei n ai the varioui locals,
Secretary-Treasurer Have- and
other dele-nates ni the I. T. (J. were
speakers at a special meeting hehl
"ii Friday night at the Labor Temple.
The   popular   secretary   gave   a   re-
- li in >��� of the aims and objects eii llie
I. T U. and impressed his hearers
with the progress of that institution,
lie mentioned that he had just cume
��� ever in nn Westminster where the
local boys had entertained them.
They hail visited thc Colony Farm
where the B. C. government breed
prize hulls the time they are not legislating  leer  the  workers.
* ���   *
Did you ever meet  the  fellow  that
never "pens his mouth during a meeting. No matter how important the
subject tinder discussion may be, he
sits usually in the hack of the hall
enjoying the fragrance of his favorite seal) cigar and looks on as though
amused at the members who have interest enough in the welfare of local
union tee help solve the queitiom confronting il by stating their ideas em
thein.
This silent wiseacre is as a rule a
ntan of the average intelligence who
ean form sound opinions een general
questions. He likes tee boasl of how
long lie has carried a card, lint lacks
the courage anel nerve to go on record
one wav or ihe .ether on anv question,
party taking united action on their fearing he may hurt some one's feel-
part  in  the' political  field then  much   ings.
will  have heen  gained. He fears  thai  the local  might  take
".\.i   politics     used   l.e   he   the   cry   an action hi- hoss would not like and
at union  meetings.    To a certain  ex- I it might leak out that he was een the
tent   thai   cry   still   holds  g 1.   but  side  eei   the  affirmative,     lie   never
slowly  and   surely  the  rank  and  file   votes on any question, no matter how
resolutions  were adopted
"Resolved that ihi- mass meeting,
held under the auspices of the B. C.
Miners' Liberation League, including I
representatives of the following: British Columbia Federation of Labor,
Vancouver Trades and Labor Coun-
cil. United Mine Workers of America, Industrial Workers of the World,;
Socialist Party of Canada. Social-1
Democratic E'arty of Canaela. and
citizens of Vancouver ��� protests
against the brutal severity of the sentences passed upon the miners of
Vancouver Island, and demands of the
vlinister of Justice of the Dominion
of Canada that they be at once released.
"Resolved���That tlle Minister of
Justice he requested to forward an
early reply to the secretary of the
Miners' Liberal ie en League indicating thc action Ile proposes to take.
Secretary. C. V. Cooke, 74 llasting-
Stree'i West. Vancouver; phone Seymour  154,1.
"Resolved���That this meeting con-
demns the government of British
Columbia f'er refusing lo enforce the
provisions oi the Coal Mines Regulation act. which refusal on their part
is responsible for all lhe trouble
whieh has occurred in connection
with the situati'eii on Vancouver Island."
*    *    +
Tin.ugh the present trouble Oil Vance uver Island is causing an amount
of dire suffering on the part of the
miners and their families, yet there
is an old saw which says "every
eh mil has a silver lining."
If ihe recent trouble ..11 tin- Island
and elsewhere in I',. C. should he the
means of inducing tin e.lel standby's
he    th.-    Conservative    ami    Liberal
Hoot mon!
Diel yae eve think ���>' ii, freens,
what a  wunnerfu upside doon world
thi- is we're livin' in?
sr   sr   Sr
Maisl o' yae '11 hae he noticin' the
ongauns "' ihat French fellie, l'e-
goud. He ha- he'-ii daen things in
the air that jist aboot a yeai ago
were- considered impossible. I nnn'
"' haen an argyment wi' a freen 0'
mine a wee whiley ago. The subject
wis aireyplanes. He wis quite convinced ihey wud never come tae
muckle leer, as he saiel. the currents
in the air wen tae he- contended a-
gain-l. an' we kent practically nae-
tbing aboot thein. I ��is inclined tae
differ frae him. for ever since- I used
lae- ll.e- a kite in lhe Queen'- I'ark al
hame I've taen a great interesi in
thai airy subject.
arc lining up io the true ideals of
trade unionism. 'I'he old idea of
reaching the millineum hy a dollar
Increase or an hour or two knocked
off their weekly grind is gelling the
go-bye. Tiny are commencing i"
realize thai il i- no 11-,��� passing laws
iii their union ami the next day elect
their bosses i" parliament io nullify
them.
Last   week   a   meeting  was   hehl   in
iln-   Labor  Temple   from  which   we
hope   to   see   a   greal   deal   fi   u !
come
Chairman 11 C II. ns m explained
ai length �� hy iln- el. haj ii, - had beei
called together This gathering
could decide upon a course i" pin
sue-, when a general call might he- i-
siicel t.i all workingmen to support
ilu   propi -���.!  lab r  p irtj
important If he thinks there i< a
chance in put him een red ml he will
duck oul of the nieeling mi some pre-
tense 01 another, ami after tlu vote
i- ..ver. if il doel ii"t -nil him. he
pr. tends ie. he very lore anel damns
everybody that had anything t" 'I"
with gelling favorable action ..i the
leal union on tlu- question.
It seems strange indeed how many
members fall for this character of
man. One would think their following
would h.- few ami far between bul
such 1- ii"i iln- i-:i., They ieem to
haw a faculty "l" making friends,
��� --" ci illy among ilu- new members
of their local union, wh.. sin-k tn
".-m In. malle 1- H iial lhe issue m I)
In They an- slick politicians or wha'
1- known in lahor circle - a- pill roi-
Tilt nearest approach 1 got lae
bein1 placed on the r..11 '���' honour wis
in the parychute bizness, lie.'icver,
I min' when lhe parychute craze wis
on at hame���it wis at the time ..' wan
o' the exhibishuns���-..me ..' u-- youngsters got the idea we could dae the
trick oorsels. It sae happened ihat
a' the necessary adjunks tae the bizness wis close at hand. A siane dyke,
ten feet high, an' an Urtlbrelly -wiped
frae a saicond-haund shop an' there
we   were.
* * *
We "tossed" feer wine wis tae get
the first "shot." it sae happened the
honor fell tae yours truly. Up 1 gets
een the tap ee' the elyke an' opens up
lhe auld gamp, Wi' a lew preliminaries in the wey o' gallery weirk. I wil
eiff���the dyke. The descent wis easy
���in fact it wis owre easy, for insteed 0' laundin' 'en my feet ai 1 had
planned I (ell een my mither's favorite place for pittin' a patch wi' sic a
thud lhat near shook tlle life ool 0'
me.
* *    e|e
There's nae savin' what micht hate
happened tae me if 1 hail fell on my
feet. I micht even now he gien exhibishuns owre the N'orih Airm.
ele    *    +
N'oo, there's ither upside doon
things gaun on the me... 11..' connected
wi' ilu- air. either, mile--  it'-  hot air.
sr     s-     S
Yaell   hae   he-   iie.iicin'   lhat    Dicky
1 McBride, ihe fellie thai wis ca'd efter
the '.aimms brand ..' ceegars, ha- been
visitin' the laund ..' .nn- faithers.
A- is well known lae yae a', him an'
Bowser are thc fellies that invented
Himperialism. I've ..fun feegured
loot in my ain min' whal this thing �� is
Dicky's a great hoy on il. He-'- as
fond ..' it as a kid is o' a hag e.' peanuts. Whenever lu -ii- doon tae dim
he'l think, thinkin' ..n il���in fact 1
believe he hardly gie- himsel a chance
o1 enjoyin' hi- Chinese vaigetables
ioi worryin' abool it
.  ,  ���
If In- disna -I"., hi- worryin' al 1
il  I'm ii-i km ..' feered he michl hae
anithe     ti ip  back   hame  1 ie
1 a cupi rate.
N ���" I licky, a- I w 1- - iyin', ha- jisl
inn  bad   frai  iln auld country    I le
nn-r-hiln if lie had * 1-1'e el  1
. n    ' .It scaj       I'.    nn- -.-.I   lh.
. hand  ..' hi- li;.   1   In   didna     11 ',
hail taen a walk doon thc Coogate or
the Gallowgate lie wud hae -een as
line a bunch o' hitnperialiiti as he
wiul eare lae meet Tluy winlna he a-
-l-ainci! n' their country, either, for
ii"' bildin' warships, nol them, but
ihey micht hae touched him up for
lhe price ee' a heel in  a "model."
sr   St   sr
Weel, Dicky wi- -pe-akin' afore a
crood 0' hi- ain at Victoria, an' he
came pretty near sheddin' teari owre
ih.- iingraiiniile V "my country" in
refusin' tae lend a haund tae oor parents in their hoor ..' need. There wis
a chokin' in my throal when I read
it mysel, What an awfu like thing I
thocht. Efter makin' a- muckle ""t
..' real estate���lac think they fellies
wudna pairt wi' a wee hit tae help
tae defend ii. 1 guess In wi- owre
modesl tac menshun that In- wis gaun
iae donate the expenses .���' hi- la-t trip
tai starl a public suhscripshun tae bild
they  warships.
* * *
Weel everything went O.K. an'
Dicky wis spoutin' Himperialism iu
his ain dreadnought mainner, when
some impident  fellie in the audience
askit him why lie employed Chinks
in hi- gairelcn an'   in his kitchen,
* *   *
Xei... I consider that wis ablow the
belt. Ila-. the Premier "' B.C. me' a
richt tae employ ony man he like-
It's a well-known fact that there's
naebody can bate a Chineyman fer
makin' noodles. An' then is it nee'
frae tlle H.enery kingdom we get a'
oor market gairdeneri. Jist you ask
the  wife that.
..   * *
Dicky telt them gey strccht that
he had a white ceok owre them in
the kitchen an' he couldna get white
men tae dae the we.rk there e.r in
thc gairden.
it * *
Korbye il wis t'e" menial work for
sic an Himperial race as us���tae work
ir.  kitchens or gairdens.
st    st   St
X lac yae   no' think it's  -..rt  ���.'
funny for Dick lae he -ae str.mg on
the navy bizness when the fellies at
hame���Churchill an' lhe rest, arc try-
in' ta-- gel Ihe  ither ) ets  lae agree
tae stop bildin' warships. ]t pits me
in min' 11' a notice 1 saw in wan .���'
th.e papers aboot Pegoud when he
wis daen hi-  tricks in the air.
Brevity i- the   soul ..' wit an' wan
ih.- papers cami 1 wi' a lug line
i 1   their hill  wi"   the- birdman's name
upside doon.
* * *
There's nacthing c mid man- fitly
.1. scribe the premier's attitude on
ihi- questyin an' I'll iisl -ee ho it
looks like���
-I e 11 M '. I   I \   ANALI
Joon
* * *
\\' el  hi -  been thai we)
HU .lev I  ���        ��� Ul'     I     ."1.  --.      ;
able luiicuani. \ ap  Bow ser, w is doon
iln- mini   dai ... e bil up
work hi..- i 1   . :.i   e. u ii a
inuekli   - - i)   agih  thi i-  "1- r-
e   i-ll   "     Ul,'-   111
*l nil   -   lill..ugh  l!
-WON     MACI'HI- RS< I v
Main  street,  looking north, showing  the Dawson building TW< i
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22. Vet
Dressing Robes and House Coats
Wc arc showing a beautiful line of House Coats in Wun!. Silk and Velvet;
also Dressing Robes in Wool.   All sizes from 34 to 48.
Prices of House Coats range from $5.00 to $22.50
Dressing Robes from $7 to $25.00
These make handsome Christmas ^iits For Husband, Son or Friend.
Call and inspect'our stock. By paying <i deposil we will lay one aside for
vou for a reasonable length of time.
CLUBB & STEWART
LIMITED
Tel. Sey. 702.
Men's and Boys' Outfitters
309 to 315 Hastings St. W.
CENTRAL  PARLIAMENT
The   Incorporation   Bill   Passess   Its Second Reading
reason put forward for its apathy in
opposition. It is understood, hew-
ever, that the more prominent members nt" the Conservative side are going through a Bourse of military training, preparing t.e go hack when Car-
s ai sends out the fiery cross.
N'ext   session,   Tuesday,   Municipal
Hall.
The Central Parliament convened
as usual in the Municipal Hall. Tuesday night.
Speaker Bachelor to.ik the chair
and immediately the house went into
committee.
It was noticed that the Frime Minister vvas absent from his usual place
on the government benches. 'Twas
freely rumored that the suffragettes
had something to dei with his absence
and the secret service ceirps were ordered to investigate; and  report.
Secretary of State Lamond introduced the Incorporation Hill for its
second reading.
Mr. llurgess, Minister eef War, seconded the reading of the bill. Hc
thought it would be a decided boon to
the various municipalities if they were
incorporated. Hc thought it would
he good advertising if nothing else.
(Loud cheers from the government
benches.)
Mr. Rankin opposed the bill, saying there was no doubt in his mind
it was meant to force South Vancouver to incorporate. It was the only
municipality of sufficient population
to bring it within the scope of the
bill, The people of South Vancouver had never asked for the bill.
(Uproar on the government side.)
would he at the mercy of the big interests. He sai.l it was altogether
te... cumbersome.
Secretary of State Lamond said the
government could not accept the
amendment.
Mr,
..f lh
favor
COLLINGWOOD    PARLIAMENT
Roll up tonight. Saturday, the sub-
jjcei   will   he   "Abolition   of   trial   by
1 jury."    Surely    that    shmilel    attract
I you.
Hill speike strongly in support :_<a&-��	
amendment saying hc  was >" i MTI I TONS OF  UWSTI.t W  ArwieC
ef councillors being elected for I M1LUUNb      '    ^^TJLE  ACI ,,,,
an indefinite period subject to recall.
He said the elections as at presenl
conducted  were only a  farce.
Mr. Lewis said   the   government
were very illogical in asking that tlle
mayor he elected annually and the
councillors   for  three  years.
Clause   5   tlle   government   wished
to refer to a special commission, It
dealt with the basis of election of
councillors and was one in which tlle
government was prepared t" lake all
sides uf the house into consideration.
It was a smart move on thc government's part and was the best diplomacy yet shown by the liberal party.
It was received with mingled feelings.
Clause 6���"All voters may vote on
the election of major and council."
Mr. Lewis said "council" should be
changed to "councillors" and the Minister of War in a very conciliatory
spirit agreed to accept the correction.
AWAIT   FARM   PRODUCERS
(Continued  freem  Page   1)
valh-y who eliel not have tlle necessary capital to start farming or manufacturing for themselves.
Mr. F. E. Elliott, the South Vancouver representative of the league,
gave it as his opinion that much good
ceiuld be accomplished by the organization if it was carried on along the
proper lines, and concluded his rc-
marks by saying, that if the matter
was worth going into it was worth
doing well, and he hoped to sec it
receive the support from the several
municipalities  that  was  so necessary.
Greater Vancouver Newt Items
What appears to he a gang of bur
glars has been operating in the dis
trict of Collingwood, recently. Last
Thursday week five places of business wcre broken into and thoroughly ransacked. Freem the Fearney
Hardware store a set of cutlery, val-
uel at $25 was taken, besides about
��2 in change from the cash register.
At Lyle's Tailor shop suits and cloth
to the value of $250. and at a barber
sh..)) and pool room about $50 worth
eel goeids were secured. The axe with
whieh   the  different
broken into was commandeered from
Foreman's flour and  feed store.
��    ���    ���
We.rk on elreelging thc Xorth Arm
of the Fraser Kiver is again in full
swing. The dredge has been anchored at the head of Lulu Island and
ICOOpI up sand and silt freun the river
bed tei lill the scows. Pile driving
will  he  resumed   within  the  nexl  few
days
* *   *
Several additional   letter   carriers
have been pul on delivery work in
the district of Xanainio Sireet, South
Vancouver,    A  number of the men
are  wearing the khaki uniform,
* *    *
A new hall named lln Blessed
Hope Hall, has been e,pcneel e.n Forty-
���ixth  Avenue.
s.     st     st
Along the Eburne waterfront and
in   Richmond  municipality  muskrats
are said to he rapidly Increasing*, owing hi lhe slump in prices for their
lur and thc withdrawal of trappers
freim thc business. Lasl year 45c a
hide was paid while the price now
offered is only 18 cents. It is expect-
eel that the bounty of 10 cents formerly paiel mi muskral tails hy the
Richmond council and witlulrawn last
winter will shortly bc renewed.
* e!,        ��
The' II. C. Electric Railway men
have been busy the last few days putting new stays with guy wires over
the- Bide walk 8 and are bracing Ihe
poles     with     overhead     connections
\l a nieeling of thc Ctntral Ratepayers' Association last week, ex-
Reeve Harvey of Point Grey, made
the suggestion that a body bc formed of thc Central executive and thc
representatives of South Vancouver
and Poinl Grey to hold regular meetings to discuss matters of common
interest  to Greater Vancouver
SUNDAY BYLAW
DECLARED VOID
Chief Justice Hunter Quashes Conviction of South Vancouver Tradesman
The     bylaw     prohibiting     Sunday
trading in Se>uih Vancouver was de-
dared ultra vires by Chief Justice
Hunter last Thursday when the conviction against James Walden on October 10 was quashed. Walden, wlm
keeps a fruit and confectionery s'.nre
near ihe corner e.i Twenty-fifth Avenue and Main Sireet had been eeeii
victed in ihe Souih Vancouver police
Court and lined $111 and e.isis f.er sdl-
Ing two I..avis if bread on Sunday.
October 5.
"'I'he long and shi rl ..f it." said the
learned Chief Jusiiee- at ihe conclusion e.f the ease, "lies Aug-.'s'.ian municipality   has   bitten   "IT   more   than   it
in cbew.    Il has pass el a bylaw undertaking tn make people more nini-
.1 than the Federal Act itself.   The
Federal Act contemplates certain exemptions  in   section   12.  and  cmitcm-
thai the- Federal Act provided foi
ceptioni iii a large number of e
and occupations, which this bj
Bow proposed to make an offence
quoted the judgment of lhe Supi
('..nil ..! Canada em the Quebec
atre ease, in whieh the prosei
had been launched under lhe I
Day Observance Act
While the F'ederal Aet is ri
nixed hy the courts, it i- nee-. -
le. obtain the assent of tin- Attoi
General eef the province in ord.
bring prosecution under it
WEDDING
A very pretty wedding wa- li
[Sed at  lhe home of   Mr. and Mi
II. Thomas, 4497 John Streel. >���
Vancouver, on Sunday.  Novcml
[between  Mr. Waller E   McMill. ,
i Mist   Margaret   0.   MeKenzie
Rev.  .1    M.  Davidson,  It.A.. I'. I)
I Relating.    The   bri le   looked   .
I ing  in  a  gown  of  white  silk  . 1
over   channelise  silk,  with  pearl
II..nil.ni lace trimmings, and n
I veil   and   orange   blossoms.     SI
j attended by Mrs. R. II. Thoma
was gowned in silver grew voil
a   silk   f'limdalion.    and    wedg.
Hue trimmings, and Mrs. T   \t
��� nil.-   in   pearl   grey   silk,   wilh    '
pink   chiffon  and   rosebud   trie
The  bridle carried  a  beautiful -
! . iH-ii', t of bridal  r< s s, and I
tendants   carried   lovely   showci
in-:-, of wiiite chrysanthemums
��� "i
I'i
I-
���
Street  Scene  in   Rossland,   B. C.
axe
premises    were
PUBLIC NOTICES
W. R. Hooker examining Fraser Riv
cable by means of exploring coil
Clause 1 was passed.
Mr. Lamond moved Clause 2: The
governing body shall consist of a
mayor  and  council.
Mr. Burgess, Minister of War, rising to second, said he would like to
add to Clause 2 "until such time as
the city shall formally change its form
of government."
Mr. Lewis moved an amendment
altering the phraseology of Clause 2
The clause was passed.
Clause 3 was then under discussion:
"The mayor shall be elected annually."
Mr. Rankin moved that the words
"by the council" be added. Ile said
he thought it would promote a more
business like council and free the
mayor somewhat from the varied interests which controlled elections for
mayor.
Clause 3 carried by a narrow majority amid  loud  government  cheers.
Clause 4 now came under discussion. It provided for councillors being elected for terms of three years
and one third retiring each year.
Minister of War Burgess supported
.ie clause in a brilliant speech.
Mr. Hurry moved an amendment to
del te Clause 4 and add: "All councillor^ shall be elected for an indefinite period, subject to initiative and
ecall. Ten per cent, shall be deemed
necessary to initiate a new election
an 1 recall of any council or councillors." Mr. Hurry made a brilliant
speech in favor of its adoption and
said it would make for more efficient
government.
Mr. Lewis vigorously opposed the
amendment, saying the public officials
Mr. Hill moved an amendment as
fi/.lnws em Clause 6: Delete thc
word voters and insert the word
householders and add "and money
bylaws."
The Minister of War declared that
the government had under consideration a clause which would provide
for the Voters Roll on which the
election of mayor and council was
decided being used on money bylaws.
Clause 8 came under discussion
and was one which created the most
animated debate of the evening. It
provided for the remuneration of the
mayor and council and some of the
members of thc cross-benches could
not understand why it was proposed
to remunerate the mayor higher than
the councillors. Thc Secretary of
State and Minister of War made
strong speeches in favor of the principle of the clause and eventually it
was carried.
The committee then rose and reported  progress.
The government intimated that the
third reading of the Franchise and
Incorporation Bills would bc taken
up next Tuesday and they also proposed to set that night aside for the
introduction of a private member's
bill.
The  house  then  adjourned.
The government is out for making
a record in legislation. This is the
third bill they have introduced this
session and the Conservative party
do not yet seem to have recovered
from the disastrous defeat at the
polls.     Leastwise     this   is   the   only
BURRARD   PENINSULA  JOINT   SEWERAGE BOARD, TRUNK SEWERS
CONTRACT NO.  1
Scaled tenders for the construction of
Trunk Sewers endorsed as above and addressed to the undersigned will be received
ie*'il 2 oVock p.m.. December 1st, at the
offices of the Board, 514-518 Birks' Building,
Vancouver.
The proposed works comprise approximately ten thousand (10.000) feet of concrete sewer with appurtenances, varying in
diameter from 6 ft. 6 in. lo s. ft., including
all work and the furnishing of all material.
Alternative tenders for monolithic and pipe
sewers   will   be   considered.
Plans, specifications, forma of tender and
contract can be Been at the offices of the
Board on and after November 20th., and
opies of same may be obtained from A. D.
Creer, Engineer to the Board, on payment
of a sum of $50.00 (by marked cheque)
which will be refunded on the return of all
plans  a.id  documents supplied.
No tender will be considered unless accompanied by a certified cheque upon a Vancouver branch of a chartered bank, payable
lo the order eef the Board, for a sum equal
to 5 per cent, of the amount of the Tender.
The cheques of unsuccessful tenderers to be
returned to them upon the contract being
awarded, anel the cheque of successful tenderer to be returned upon execution and de-
avery of contract and bond for due performance thereof.
The right to reject any or all tenders is
reserved, and no tender will be considered
which is not in conformity with the specifications.     By   order   of   the   Board.
GEO.  W.   PHIPPS,
Secretary-Treasurer.
ready for the new line to continue
north of Kingsway and Victoria road.
The poles for the line to Cedar Cottage  arc  now  in  place.
it    st    a.
The municipal census of South
Vancouver is not expected to bc completed until the end of thc year. All
houses are being numbered and the
enumerators are  kept  busy.
The total attendance at schools in
South Vancouver during October
readied 4352. The highest attendance was at Lord Selkirk School, Cedar Cottage, thc figures being 666.
The decrease in attendance during
October compared with the month of
September is stated to have been due
to sickness among the scholars.
*    *<    *
It has been decided by the Vancouver park commissioners that certain
old buildings located on park property on Coal Harbor and English
Bay he rffcred tor sale, to be removed by the purchaser before March 1,
1914.
plates further legislation. But this
municipal council has undertaken to
prohibit dealing in any thing but milk,
drugs and medicines. It has passed
a bylaw that even the provincial legislature has not had the power to
pass. The bylaw is ultra vires and
the   conviction   must   be   quashed."
Mr. Walden and a large number of
South Vancouver tradesmen interested in the outcome of the proceedings
were present in Supreme Court chambers to hear thc argument between
their counsel, Mr. C. M. Woodworlh
and Municipal Solicitor Clark, of
South Vancouver.
"I may say," said Mr. Woodweerth,
"that the Attorney-General has been
notified of these proceedings and has
not instructed anyone to enter an appearance."
Mr. Woodworth's argument which
covered a considerable amount of law,
was briefly that thc 29th Act of
Charles II. having made Sunday trading a criminal offence, thc Act being still unrepealed, the bylaw attempted to create an offence already
covered by the law, and was therefore  ultra  vires.     He  further  argued
little page and flower girl loc
sweet in pure white, the page ca
ing a while satin cushion and
wedding ring, and the flower g\
dainty basket of pink chry-.n
mums. She wore a pretty gold n
let, the gift of the groom, anel
matrons of honor wore gold hr
lets, also gifts of the groom
rooms   were     beautifully     decor
the
The
ated
with smilax and flowers and a beautiful wedding hell of the same. A
splendid repast vvas served af te i the
wedding. Among those present w re.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, Mr. and
Radcliff, Mr. and Mrs. Burton, Mr.
and Mrs. Kalenberg, Mr. and Mrs.
Dane, Mr. and Mrs. Pound, Mr md
Mrs. Laley, Mr. and Mrs. Tonim. in,
MrsJ Baynton, Miss Pearl Bayi m,
Miss A. Masscndcr, Miss Evlyn Mas-
sender, Mr, Eraser, Mr. McDo ild,
pe Young, Mr. Kieper, Mr. il 'il-
nwmk Miss Marguerite Steve i son,
anJT Master Clifford Riley Ra. liffe
The numerous gifls received lo lite
bride show how well she was e- .'tm
cd, although such a short tin: ha!
clasped since coming here fro . the
Old Land.
CORPORATION   OP  THE   DISTRICT  OF
SOUTH VANCOUVER
NOTICE
WESTMINSTER ROAD LOCAL
IMPROVEMENT
A COURT OF REVISION will be held
on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1913, at 2
o'clock p.m., at the MUNICIPAL HALL,
Corner of 43rd Avenue and Fraser Street, for
the purpose of hearing complaints against the
proposed assessments, or the accuracy of
frontage measurements, and any other complaints which persons interested may desire to
make and which is by law cognizable by the
Court.
J.   B.   SPRINGFORD,
Clerk.
November 15. 1913.
CORPORATION   OF  THE   DISTRICT  OF
SOUTH   VANCOUVER
VOTERS'  LIST
TAX   PAYERS
TAKE NOTICE THAT Monday. December
15. 1913. Is the last day for filing declarations
with the undersigned, from those who are
holding property in this Municipality, and
who may be classed as "The last agreement
to purchase holder, or the last Assignee of
such Agreement." You must make such
declaration before your name can be placed
on new Voters'  List.
HOUSEHOLDERS       AND        LICENSE-
HOLDERS
TAKE NOTICE THAT Monday. December
1. 1913, is the last day for filing declarations
with the undersigned, in order that you may
be placed on new Voters' List.
JAS.  B.  SPRINGFORD,
C. M. C.
Scene from the Speckled Band, at the Imperial Theatre next week SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1913
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
FIVE
Phone Collingwood 24
P. O. Box 32
W. H. BRETT & CO.
Successors to Fletcher & Brett
REAL ESTATE
LOANS.   INSURANCE, ETC.
Notary  Public
Dcmhion ExpresB Money  Orders  Issued
JOYCE ROAD, COLLINGWOOD EAST
��sa
^THI5 IS ANOLO ONE BUT-
8
Why Merely
Say "Beer
>>
When it costs no more
to  say "CASCADE",?
If you'll only say "CASCADE in the Brown Bottles," you'll get Beer that
WILL satisfy you.
Get  a  dozen  today  of
BREWED  AND   BOTTLED   IN   VANCOUVER  BY
Vancouver Breweries Limited
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.
Collingwoeid   East,   Phone :   Collingwood 33.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Vancouver.
A Ouestion of Hash
Replying   tu    thc    home    inquiry.
"Win ii v. ill iln- i.n iff be settled? ' tin
Represi main e   �� n ite
"Lca>e H to in.-. I'll settle ii- hash."
\ii.l  lie- K'.i  this  rejoinder:
"You'd In tter, - i then'- darned
Utile- hash e.n thc tables of your ��� on
ItitUI III- "
A  Reckless Shot
He- ��;i, le Iling lit-1, "I elieln't hall  I... ;
Twai   my   in-i   shot,   too,  anil   I   Ilii
ilu-  bull's-eye."
"I ih.   dearl    Whal   an  awful  tiling!
YOU    -I'e .
You'll have to pay for ilu- Lull!" -oil
���he.
*   *   *
Good Cleaning
Dr.   Muggins   wa-  an  enterprising
fellow,    lie- had saved a little money,
se.   li,-  liiiiiglo   ;i   ladder  ami  -e'l   up  in
a business which he called ilu- Universal  Imperial (.'leaning Association
���tin- a--.ee nil.- being Muggins and
Ilis ladeler.
One day Mi. Ilinks from llie piano
shop  called  in.
"Good-morning, Mr. Muggins I"
said lie. "A- ihi- i- early-closing
day,  I  slieeuld be glad ii you would
call round and clean my shop-window this afternoon. I .nu g..iug out,
but shall lie back before you are- finished,  I   expect."
At about live ..'clock that evening
back came Mr. Binks, and found Muggins  waiting,  ready  to depart.
"Well. I must -ay, Muggins," -iod
lie, "you've made a splendid j"b of
iti lien's your money und an extra   shilling  on   tin-   top  oi  il'"
"Glad you're satisfied, sir!" grinned Muggins.
"Satisfied? 1 should think so! Why
you've polished the glass till I can
hardly tell whether ilierc really is any
ur not!"
"Well." said Muggins, edging to
tin- door, "tliere- ain't much. You
see, just after we goi started, nn- ami
the ladder fell clean through the window!"
* *    *
Visitor : Well, my little man. whal
are  ymi  called?
First boy:    Julc.  sir.
Visilor : You should say Julius.
(Turning to another boy): Well, and
what is your name''
Second boy:    Billious, sir.
* *   *
"Mary." complained tlie husband,
"why dn you suinii.se il is that people say I have- such a huge head?"
"I don't know, I'm -ure, John," replied his wife consolingly, "but never
mind,  'lure's  nothing  in  it."
* *   *
"Yes." continued the other. "The
quest was not an easy one. lull, at
last, after many years. I found her."
"Lucky beggar! And then?"
"All!" the bachelor sighed. "She
happened to be looking for the ideal
man,"  he  murmured  sadly.
"\ es," replied Muriel.     "He-    -aid
the   i"    '   Inn.   he . ailed  In-  wa- gulng
0. bring you  -..iih   c .ii-'h dropi
"Why  e|nl  you  lle-\e-r  tn,nly.  'Lull
i inquii.'I   'In   \oung   benedict   oi  ile
old bacheloi
"\\ .11.   >.-u   see,"   i. |.li. .1   ih.    -in
gie   "when   I   was  e|iuii-  a  heel.   I
rctulti e-el    li,  ���, il    I.i    ln.il I )     111]    1    1 ��� .111. ��� 1
my ideal woman."
fin   )  iiihiul husband smili d.
���   *   *
Che -lly   Wellington   '"i es,   I   must
have  been  more  than  a  mile awaj
from tin  i .iinie when I suddenly cami
fai i-   lee   lace-   wiih   tbat   he ar   iu   lhe
v.eieni-.    Ami there we -i I. staring
ai each other!"
Miss       Roslyn���"How      perfectly ;
dreadful  fe,r  both 'ef you,  Mr.  Wellington!" I
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
105 HASTINGS STREET EAST, VANCOUVER, B.C.
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.
VITRIFIED SEWER  PIPE AND
ALL FITTINGS
C Gardiner - Johnson & Company
Johnson's Wharf
Phone : Sey. 9145
The Genial Idiot Again
Genial Idiot���Hullo, While, old
man. Xot seen you for centuries:
scarcely recognized you; moustache
and all that's altered ymi so much."
Perfect Stranger���Pardon me, sir;
my name is imt White.
Genial  Idiot���That's bad!    Altered
your  name, too!"
"I understand the new Brazilian
dance, tin- tnachuza, is becoming
quite the rage." "Indeed!" "Yes,
Society will take it up formally al lhe
\iie. dinner dance tonight." "Then I
suppose the police will lake- it  lii> "i-
ficially tomorrow."
���   *   *
"Repair work has cost me more
than the original machine," stormed
lln-  physician.
"Repair wurk does pay better." saiel
lh. automobile man. "You lind i: so
in your business, don't you, doc?"
*       ele        *
Wullie   Dalziel,  the   old   shepherd,
had   retired   al   lasl   from   active   ser- j
tin. after spending tin- whole nf his
lid-   ui  a  little  cottage  away  al   thc
hack   e.f  ihe  hills, a   full   three  miles. 1
as  t'u-  crow  Hies,  from  ilie nearest |
road.     Ile   moved   into  a   lieeiise   near |
the  head  of the valley above Crashie I
lie.we,   situated   mi   the   side   of   the
lonely   road,     lint   Wullie   was     not i
quite happy,    lie was distracted,    lie]
was  worried by thc Iraffic.    ile told i
a  friend  that there-  wa-  nn peace in
Ihi-   hit    inr   an   auld   body.     "Three \
bicycles and a cart  in the same day!
Man, it's a fair toon!"
el.       *       e*
One   "I    lhe   Selkirk    ye.tiug   men
jui-e*- as being a  musical  expert, and
wluu out with his best girl will talk
hardly about anything else  fe.r hours
together.    She  was asked  by a  lady
friend   how   she-   could   stand   all   his
jawing about high-class and classical
music,  and   the  great   masters.   Wag-
ner,  Beethoven,    Schubert    and    the:
rest.     "Ah,   wet-;,"   she   replied,   "tei ;
tell  you  lhe truth.  I'm  fed up  often j
with it. but I have t'i listen tei it. ymi
know-:  it's  lhe only  way  tu get  hold
iif George; and he docs take me some
lovely outings."
*      St      *
Many pee.|>lt- have smiled over the
Byron-worshipping old lady whe,
called her dog "Perchance" after
reading lhe line : "Perchance my
dog will whine in vain." but not s..
many are aware of a tourist's recent
experience in the southwest end of
Ireland. The tourist was a sporting
man. When he alighted from his
train al a small country station he
inquired of ihe solitary porter as to
a suitable In.tei. Getting a satisfactory reply, he said: "Ami now. Pat.
will ymi lake charge of my gun and
my d'.g. etcetera?' Pat hesitated,
ml scratched his head in a puzzled
Something in His Favor
The  bandit  was  dying.
"Just credit me with e.ne thing,
boys," he said to llle newspaper reporters. "I never blamed my goin'
wrong on  to  the  movin' pictures."
*        ele       *
A local preacher drove in a cab to
the village church to preach. Upon
his arrival he was somewhat discon-
certed t>. find thai ihe congregation
consisted of only one man.    Etemem-
manner, then, as thc tourist was luir-
. lying off the platform, he rushed for-
I ward   and   touched   him   on   the   arm.
"Beg pardon, yer honor," he said,
| "but  docs F.xectera bite, stir?"
TERMINAL   CITY   IRON    WORKS
1919 ALBERT ST. PHONE : HIGHLAND  530R
ENGINEERS,  MACHINISTS  AND  FOUNDERS
IRON AND BRASS CASTINGS
FIRE HYDRANTS  AND  SPECIALS
REPAIRS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS
bering.  however,   that   a  well-known
minister had 'en e.n.' oe-i-.isiuu preached I" "lie man ami converted liim, he
decided te. give him ihe benefit e.i his
discourse, Al tin- close ol tin- long
sermon   he-   shuok   hands     wilh     Ins
congregation ami asked him if the
si-rnii.ii .\:i- too long. "Oh. ii makes
in. difference to me." wa- the 11 plj
"l am vour cabman."
*        *       ���
"All right, sir " s.iiel ih, hm v. r to
hi-  rnm   clii-ni: "I'll lake- the i     |
feel assured lhat l i in gel ymi justice."
"Hang ii all1" replied the litigant
"If   that's   lhe-   best   you   can   dn   I'd
bctier gei another lawyer."
���   *   *
"Muriel." laid Mr \\ anllaw
Sharply, "lhat young man you had
here last night is dull nf comprehension, All I hael tn do was cough
when thc either young men remained
too late, and they would take the
hint and depart. Did this one say |
anything when I coughed last night?"l
Surprise Party
A surplus.' party was held at the
In.un- of Mr. Sanpietro, 213 25th
Avenue East, Souih Vancouver, lasl
Friday week, under the auspices "i
ilu "Good Time" Club.
\i ilu- gathering Mr. Blackman, on
behalf of lhe members of llle club, in
,i neat little speech, presented Mr.
Joseph Sanpietro with a beautiful set
eel     gelid    CtltT   lillks    .'I-     A    leikell     e.f    I--
lei'in and appreciation of hi- good
we>rk as treasurer nf ihe cluh. Mr
Blackman, in the- course ��� ���! his re-
inarks. said that he hoped Mr. San-
pietro would continue to carry mi
the   good   wurk   he   had   done   in   the
past,
Mr. Sanpietro replied, thanking the
members fm- theii kindness It afforded him great pleasure i" know
thai ihe little lu- hail done in ihe interests nf the cluh wa- appreciated<
mil he would ih' all in power I'e help
ihe club i" success,
Miss Dorothy Ross acted as accompanist,
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JEWELLER
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Greenhouses and Nurseries at Royal, on B.C. Electric Railway.
Eburne Branch, about two miles south of City Limits.
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FROM
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Phone Fraser 94 \V,  K.  Dick, Proprietor
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Day  and  Night   Phone.   Sey  7653
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Notice of Removal
R. M. ROBSON
REAL ESTATE AND NOTARY
PUBLIC
Robert M. Robson. Real Estate
Agent and Notary Public, has removed his office to
333 DUFFERIN STREET W.
Hamilton   Bros.
Embalmers and Funeral
Directors
Parlors and C hapel:
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Office Pnone:    FRASER 19
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(Day or night)
ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr-. .1. Pengelly is prepared to
instruct advanced pupil- for examinations in singing and pianoforte.
For   terms   aeldrcss
6416 PRINCE ALBERT STREET
South Vancouver.   South Hill P.O.
Beaver Transfer Co.
LIMITED
112 WATER STREET
Furniture, Piano Moving and
all sorts ot  teaming done.
Calls from any part of Vancouver or South Vancouver
will receive our closest attention.
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to.
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"The truth  at  all  times  firmly stands
And  shall   from   age to age endure.'
homes are their stake in the country and their incentive to help along the prosperity of thc province wherein they have their abiding place.
A SUGGESTIVE COMPARISON
THE City of Maisonneuve holds, in some respects,
a somewhat analagous position in its connection
with Montreal to that of South Vancouver with regard
to the City of Vancouver. Maisonneuve adjoins Montreal and has a population about the same as South
Vancouver, namely 36,606. Like South Vancouver,
the residents of Maisonneuve are largely of the industrial class.
During the past few years there has been a certain
section of people in Montreal advocating the annexation of Maisonneuve. Asked about a week ago, ''has
Maisonneuve any desire to unite with Montreal?"���
Mayor Michard, of Maisonneuve, replied, "None whatever. The public man who would advocate that policy
in our city would be committing municipal suicide.
Our city is progressing rapidly; we are content." In
quoting these remarks the "Chinook" is not prepared
to endorse the extreme statement of "municipal suicide" in any comparison of South Vancouver with
Maisonneuve.
But these remarks of the Mayor of Maisonneuve
led up to the statement of two points hearing on thc
analogy mentioned. Referring to industries, Mayor
Michaud said: "Wc have great factories and others
are coming in steadily. Industries are the life of a
city, and wc are making their locati'm mir great aim."
In South Vancouver wc have some factories, if not yet
great nor many, and we have like Maisonneuve, the
opportunity of becoming a great industrial centre.
We have in South Vancouver the waterfrontage and
thc sites available for industries that are not now obtainable in the City of Vancouver. It remains for the
Council and the Board of Trade, before it becomes
too late or too expensive, to aim at getting these factories by purchasing sites and by other methods of
inducing industries to locate in South Vancouver.
Both .Maisonneuve and Xew Westminster arc not*
able examples of the success of persistent efforts in
this direction.
Thc other point in tlie analogy referred to was that
as Montreal had an enormous amount of work on its
hands now���"enough to keep it busy for a long time,"
it was not in a position at present to annex Maisonneuve. It would appear, according to Mayor Baxter, that the City of Vancouver is in a very similar
position as regards the annexation of South Vancouver, In any case, while the early incorporation of
South Vancouver as a city may be desirable, it need
not necessarily preclude its future annexation to the
City of Vancouver.
HOMES THAT ARE OWNED
Will-',N a frenchman, the author of "John Bull
and his island," called England "a country of
homes" he touched a far truer chord <>f comprehension than did Napoleon when he summed her Up a-.
"a nation of shopkeepers." They wen both right,
but with the difference that the shops are only a means
towards an end���the home. For to the Anglo-Saxon
race, whether in the Hritish Isles. Canada or the Other
dominions across the seas, thc highest ideals of earthly happiness centre In home. It is homes which have
inspired the greatest thoughts and deeds, and it is
homes whieh are the refuge and harbor in life, and
yet the simplest words in English song suffice to give
child or sage the truest conception of home.
A man may reside in an apartment house, an hotel
or boarding house, but they are not homes in the sense
that a man's own castle, own house or own shack is
to the dwellers therein. There is not the same feeling of possession, of independence and liberty. The
man who rents a house, however comfortable and well
equipped, cannot by the nature of the contract, feel
it to be so completely home as when he owns it himself.
Canada is happily a country of homes. The people
who come to British Columbia arc mainly home seek
ers. There are many immigrants, like the Chinese
Japanese, Italians and others who stay only long
enough in the Dominion to make a competence with
which to return to their own country. They supply
their quotum of labor in building up the country but
the bulk of their earnings does not remain here. They
are birds of passage who build a temporary nest here
and then migrate to their own native land.
But the people who labor here with brain or brawn,
whether on farm, in store, office or factory, and wkto
out of their competence build or own their homes
are the people that this province requires.    Their
FOARD OF TRADB MEMBERSHIP
Till*.  South Vancouver  Board of Trade has rendered good service to the municipality in the
pasl and much will be expected of it in promoting its
future development,   Probably also, the members of
the board will he glad to receive all the help they can
from people interested in the welfare of the locality.
This word "locality" appears to have recently given
rise to some doubt or misunderstanding as t< > its pre
cise meaning.    It seems that a clause in the charter
of the Board of Trade slates that "all persons not
dwelling within the locality arc debarred  from join-;
ing," or words to that effect.    The point is that sev-!
eral gentlemen not living in the municipality, but who
are interested, or who arc property owners therein,
have expressed a tlesire to become members of the
board.
Tlie secretary of the Main Street Improvement Association has therefore written to the Board of Trade-
secretary recently, enquiring whether the gentlemen
referred to are eligible for membership of the board.
In reply, thc secretary of the Board of Trade pointed
out that its charter was granted by an Act of the Dominion government, and that the board has no jurisdiction in altering any of its bylaws. It was further
stated that the indefinite use of the word "locality"
left it open to question.
It appears to us that if the word "locality" is not
expressly stated to imply "within the municipality,"
that any person living in the City of Vancouver may
be considered to come within the meaning of the word.
In any case it should surely be within thc province of
the Board of Trade to stretch the application of tbe
clause to that extent.
Considering, also, that a property owner in South
Vancouver, although living without thc confines of
the municipality, is eligible as a member of the Council, it does not appear to be necessary for tlie Board
of Trade to strain at so fine a point as the precise significance of this word "locality." It seems only a
matter of justice that such ownership of property in
the municipality by residents in Vancouver should
carry with it the option of Board of Trade membership. The more members with these qualifications the
board can get thc better probably for the municipality.
THE NEW LIBERAL CLUB
AN event that marked the awakened interest in the
political activities of the district was the formal opemng on Friday of tlie headquarters of the
South Vancouver Liberal Club. It was a great and
unqualified success. An excellent smoking concert
had been arranged, and a large gathering greeted
with enthusiasm the optimistic references by thc various speakers to the prospects of the Liberal Party.
The importance of thc establishment of a Liberal
Club in this rapidly growing municipality was evidenced by the presence of Mr. M. A. McDonald, president of the Provincial Liberals, Mr. S. S. Taylor antl
a. number of other Liberals well and prominently
known throughout Greater Vancouver and the province.
The new Liberal Club now fills a want that has heen
felt and expressed in no uncertain way for some considerable time by a large proportion of the ratepayers
nf South Vancouver. Strong and efficient organization, as well as the effective exposition of Liberal principles in this district has hitherto been lacking. These
deficiencies, it may be confidently expected] the new
Liberal club will do much iu remedying, anil it deserves the whole-hearted support of the South Vancouver residents who are in sympathy with its legitimate aims.
BURNABY BONDS
Will 1.1'". London, as the financial metropolis of the
world, will probably remain lor many years
in come the principal resort of Canadian municipalities in need eef money, there have been significant indications recently that llie necessary accommodation
can be obtained in both Canada and the United States
mi satisfactory terms. Recently the City of Vancouver had no difficulty in selling a not inconsiderable
amount of bonds to residents in thc city.
Another instance concerns Burnaby, Reeve McGregor having announced early this week that a loan
of $1,2:0,000 was being negotiated in the States. It
was -tated last week tbat London financiers had an
option on this amount so that it appears as if better
terms were being offered in thc States.
It was further stated by Reeve McGregor that the
llurnaby Council had received no less than four offers from financial sources in the United States, a
healthy and encouraging sign of renewed confidence
in Canadian issues in general and in those of British
Columbia in particular.
BY THE WAY
MAJOR HART-McHARG wants South Vancouver
residents to put the clock forward one hour in order
to save daylight. There are some people who would
often like the clock put back one hour in the morning,
to save a row with the boss.
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PEOPLE NEED NOT WORRY about the recent
fogs in Vancouver district. A noted physician declared a few days ago that the general good health
of London is largely due to the additional carbon in
haled through fogs and smoke. He did not say,
though, that the dust or mud of South Vancouver
streets was eif any hygienic value.
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fill-'. PROPOSED laundry on Kitsilano Beach is not
wanted by many residents of lhat beautiful resort.    It
is  feared that once  started, the park commissioners
will  next  want to establish  there a chop stiey anil
no idles restaurant,
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Till-'.  EXPLOSION  rn'  fog signals on  Broadway
Irani lines during a heavy fog one night last week
badly seared the passengers of a car. (ine gentleman,
thinking the car was being held up hy daring bandits,
hastily telephoned the police who -0011 discovered that
it was only another fog alarm.
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SIR K. McBRIDE in the middle of an eloquent speech
favoring the exclusion of Orientals from B. C, so as
to obviate competition with white labor, was asked
by a heckler, "What about the Chinks in your own
garden ?" Thus cornered the premier had to admit
that he employed a Chinese gardener. It is the same
old complaint of preaching what is not practised.
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A CABLE FROM THE Old Country states that the
"silly season" has commenced in earnest with the discovery of another sea serpent, this time with large
'blue eyes." On this continent the crazy season is
not allowed to pass without the discovery of huge
pearls in small "blue points" and other kinds of shell
fish.
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IT IS STATED THAT a few days ago some people
while eating at thc Hotel Vancouver discoverctl a few
pearls in their oysters. Our office boy says that is
nothing. He says that all the South Vancouver flappers eat their oysters with pearly teeth. He has been
warned that he will tell another "jest" like this at
his own peril.
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Till', SKELETON OF a mastadon, "a million years
old," was found last week in Seattle while excavating
for the new stadium. Gold-digging in thc Klondike
being not so prosperous a game as in days gone by.
Seattle people will now be rushing to these pre-his-
toric hone diggings. These prehistoric bones are said
to be priceless.
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A GOVERNMENT bounty of $3.50 0.1 hair seals
which prey upon Fraser River salmon was announced
a few days ago. This act is one of the few "bountiful"
blessings promised by the Dominion government of
which it can now boast.
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THE CITY OF HAMILTON in Ontario has set a
shining example to South Vancouver and other cities
of how lo get industries to locate. It made the location of industries a vital ambition. It advertised and
agitated for them, went after them and got ihcm.   Now
it is one of the principal industrial cities in the Ea I
South   Vancouver   might   do   worse   than   study   t
methods of Hamilton and other cities iu the East
this matter of industries.
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REEVE   KKRR   AT   TIIK   recent    Progress   C
luncheon predicted that South Vancouver would
come the industrial hub of Greater Vancouver.    It 1
main- for the Council, Board of Trade and Other pi
ilie  bodies to unite  in  single-minded efforts to atl.
1 a consummation so devoutly wished.
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MASTER GEORGE P<>r\D, of South Vancom
lis making a gallant race for tlle pony.    If we w
betting men we should  feel inclined to bet a |	
to a penny he wins it.
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THE SINGING OF I'h- "Red Flag" seems to ������ t
]on Attorney-General Bowser's nerves as the waving
of a red rag does on a bull.
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IT MAY BE SAID of the speeches of Reeve Kerr .   1]
Councillor Wilhers on "Puhlic Utilities" at the Pi  -
gress Club that the former gave the "facts and figtu.
and the latter the "figures of speech."   Both in tl   ir
way were most creditable performances.
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AT THE PROGRESS CLUB Luncheon a Vane
ver member expressed thc private opinion that t! ��� >
had been treated by the South Vancouver reprcsei ia-
tives with a surfeit of figures.   Nevertheless he coi J
not dispute the figures of Reeve Kerr nor the prediction of Mr. H.   P..  A. Vogel that within  15 y,
Greater Vancouver would have a population of 1,000.-
000 and within 50 years a population of 4,000,00' 1
HON. PRICE Fl.1.1 SON, Minister of Finance and
Agriculture, was badly "heckled" by Mr. John Oliver
the other day. What "Honest John" does not know
about cows and bulls, even the Minister of Agriculture cannot teach him.
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MR. NEWMAN HALL, writes from New Zealand
asking all New Zealanders and Australians in Greal r
Vancouver to give the "All Blacks" footballers a ".Maori welcome cry" on the field of battle. A South Vancouver resident who knows says that the "cry" v !t
give points to the weirdest of auto screeches.
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MK. Wild. CROOKS, the well-known labor lead r,
recently in Vancouver, says that immigration her   is
not managed as it ought lo be.   He does not thinl   1
many crooks should be allowed admission.
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'fill-  POPULARITY of the two mock parliament
in South Vancouver has incited the progressive n-
dents of Kitsilano to form one of their own.   As -
wise guy  said:  "Imitation  is the  sincerest  form
flattery."
THE HIGH-GRADER'S CORNER
. I Strong Hint
Toronto Star
The query "What Western Wheat Wants" received
1 startling answer at Winnipeg recently, when
i million bushel elevator belonging to the C. P. R.
threw its concrete cap savagely on the ground and
sagged at an angle of twenty-six degrees toward the
l'nited States border.
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Too Mitch Slui'.e
Vancouver Sun
Bernard Shaw, to get even with his English critics,
is lie says, has secured the first production of a new
play al Vienna, instead of in London. If. having got
even, in this way, he resolves to keep even antl to pie-
sent no mure of his peculiar productions in England,
perhaps the chief loser in England will be Mr. Shaw
himself. Shaw plays seem designed to work for the
good only of Shaw.
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.In . Itltlress on Dress
Brandon Daily News
A lady lecturer is to deliver an address next week
on "The Dress of Our Ancestors."    When shc g��its
as far back as Mother Eve, of course, she stops  for
lack of material.
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Refusing to Eat
Houston Chronicle
A San Francisco woman has been granted a divorce
because her husband refused to eat her cooking.    If
her cooking was as bad as that of some cooking school
iTraduatcs we know of, the husband wasn't to blame.
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Don't Sec thc Science
Florida Democrat
People who speak about the science of government
nay think they know what they are talking about; but
when government becomes a science all our troubles
will be over.
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Heavy Taxes���For What?
Ottawa Free Press
One can swallow with equanimity the principle of
moderately protecting the manufacture of luxuries or
emi-luxuries in the interests of home producers, but
vhen it comes to taxing food and incidentally provid-
'ng the federal government with millions of dollars
'initially more than it needs it is monstrous.
Milking Patriots?
F.dinonton Bulletin
A Buffalo milling concern has contracted for 10i
000 bushels of Canadian wheat.   The buyers will |   1
up the duly which is levied on the wheat because t e
Canadian Government retains a duty against I'ni'
States wheat.
But none the less, the Canadian grower loses I 1
duty, or part of it.    I f there were no duty to pay   ie
would get in a higher price lor his wheat part of   ie
money which the United States Government will 1   i
lect for allowing it to be taken across thc border.
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A Dicker
Edmonton Bulletin
A llardisty man traded his Saskatoon lots foi ;i
motor car, and the first time he had anything to ���
with his new possession he met with an accident wh: li
cost him the loss of a finger. A case like this is
to make one think that, after all, there are worse thin ���
than a lot in Saskatoon.
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"Speed is Life"
New York Times
In the wortls of the unfortunate millionaire wh''
dropped  dead   in  his  thirty-seventh  year,  "speed  i
life."   He said that when hc started he liked to gel
where he was going.   He ordered his life as he would,
antl perhaps died as he wished, as well as lived as he
wished. He was so conspicuous a figure that his word-.
like his example, may influence some.   It would I >
useful for them to remark that speed was death in
his case.   There can be hardly a doubt that if he had
wished he could have lived longer, so that if speed
to his end was his ambition he might have died even
sooner.
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I Fill Reapers Cost More?
New York Sun
The farmers must await with suspicion, not to say
alarm, the issue of the Government suit against thc
International Harvester "trust."    If a dissolution be
decreed, will the people benefit as notably as they did
by the dissolution of the Standard Oil "monopoly.'
Will the price of reapers and other tools of the farmer's trade be screwed up as the price of oil was? The
downtrodden farmer still remembers with bitterness
that gasoline went up from 11 to 19 cents a gallon
as the immediate result of thc oil dissolution. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1913
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SEVEN
DOMINION
HOME   BREAD   MADE
Dominion  Bread is handled by the following  representative  traders
in Collingwood and Cedar Cottage districts:
COLLINGWOOD
Burcet,   Wfitminster   Road.
Wight,  cor.  of   Krrolfc   Road.
Ad ami.  cor.  of   Erroli  A   Weitminiter
Rupert   St.   Grocery   Store,   Rupert   St.
Wall  Work,   Government   Road.
Hill,  Rouen Sireet.
Shearer,  Joyce  Road.
Billingham,   4Bth   Ave.,   the   Bufy   Bee
Store.
Roberuon, 56th and Carr.
Edmondi,   56th  and  Nanaimo.
CEDAR  COTTAGE
Provincial   Grocery,   Weitminiter    Rd.
Page,  cor.   24th  and   Knight  Road.
Nicklin.  Westminster   Road.
Williamson,   Commercial   Street.
Fletcher.   Commercial   Street.
Benett,   Commercial   Street.
Saliibuiy.   Commercial   Street.
Marfew   Cafe,   Commercial   Street.
Edmonson.   Commercial   Street.
Caihion   Bros.,   Commercial   Street.
Ehcox,   Victoria   Road.
Govan,  Victoria  Road.
Woodi,   Westminster   Road.
Donald,  Westminster   Road.
Morrow, Gladitone Road.
Williams, Nanaimo Rd. and 22nd.
Engilkty,   Slocan   Road.
BAKERY, Cor. 24th Ave. and Thomas
Phone Fairmont 872
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PRICES THAT CANNOT BE BEATEN
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Family Shoe Store
(No. 2)
CEDAR COTTAGE
Grandview Car Terminui
VANNESS AVENUE
Store No. 1
at   823 GRANVILLE STREET
Vancouver, B. C.
FRANK NEWTON
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vinegar that is pure and wholesome. Wc have this week put in a
stock of the finest vinegar procurable. It comes in strong glass jugs
with a handle, in half gallons and gallons.
Blue Grass Bell Cedar Vinegar, half-gallon jugs   50c
Blue Grass Belle, White Pickling, half gallon jug   50c
Pacific Belle Codfish Tablets, the package 20c
Fisher's Home Made Peanut Butter, the jar  15 to 45c
Pioneer Minced Clams,  the  can    20_c
Clark's Pork and Beans in Chili Sauce- two cans for  25c
French Peas, two cans for   25c
Swift's Borax Soap, the cake   5c
Old Dutch Hand Soap, the bar   5c
Sheriff's Jelly Powder, all Havers, three for   25c
Dcucrr's Jams, two pound pots  40c
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OUR SATURDAY SHORT STORY
The Trail of Silver Promise
V..   New!  G.   II. n,haw In   Two   Parts���PART   ONE
We had an  exceptional    week    oi
il ting iipeni  the  li iw 11 coast, the'
little hunchback, Jean le Bonu and I,
anel being eii n mind i" try "iir link
Mill further, we had run back tee
Ante l.e- Ven for food and ammunition. Now, after a buay li--itr in ihe
quaint Louisiana village, we had returned to mir boat, myself laden with
tmokelen shells, Le Boisu staggcr-
I ing   beneath   his   iiie.vil.ible   sack   of
���upptiei, Alio there peeped from his
pocket a small package carefully
wrapped in white paper, at which tbe
I little  man  glance-el   occasionally  with
j an air 'if quiet pride-.
"It is but a gilt���a little- gift, ni'-
sicii," -aiil he in reply tei my inquiring gaze.
"It geii-s up the Bayou Vermillion
in charge of my friend Calsan. Also
then- is in connection with ihis gift
a story. It deals with a search for
treasure, and, unlike thc uther ones
tbat I have told ymi, its ending is a
pleasant one. Perhaps you would
like to hear it while we wait for Val-
san   and   the   tide."
And this i:. Jean I.e Bossu's itory
j..f the gill.
It began several winters ago, with
11lie last illness e.f my friend, old Al-
eide. This Abide was a clever trapper, win. surprised his companions
each year with the number of his otter skins. Seeing that all was over
with him, he sent for inc.
"Bossu," said he, when I stood at
|his bedside, "1 have set my last trap.
' and it is my wish that you slinuld
succeed me. T.his season go up the
Bayou Vermillion until, upon the left
bank, you lind a stream guarded by
a blasted cypress. Hack of that cypress is a marsh, and in that marsh
arc the otter. Wmk in secret and
your success will be mine. If known,
the spot will be barren in a month."
Thus speeke old Alcide, and, once
he was in the ground, 1 lost little
time in carrying out his instructions.
Otter, as ynu know, bring many
times the price eif other skins, anel
in less than three days my traps and
boat were in readiness. Then, as
such a venture is ever better with
four hands than tu... I looked about
fnr a partner.
In  the  end   1   chi se   Paul  Renaud,
Then  I  thi ughl  m  thi   itnuke that
I  had seen abo* i   the treet. pi   That
ii ��.���!-. the least distant, that it -pe.kc
fi  hie  anel   human   habitation,   were
beyond doubt.   Sun 1>  I could de. no
better  than   seek   tin   nearest  aid.
Bending   t"   my   paddle,   I   passed
for a time between low, thickly w I-
eel banks, and then, with scarce a
thinning of tin- tree-, there came into
sight my g'.al. li was a farm, a
broad, generous farm that hail been
snatched fre.ni the very heart of the
forest. Upon two sides iln unbroken
line eef trees frowned down upon the
level acres, and in the rear the fields
stretched away t'. a far elistant line
of prairie. In front was a little landing, ending in a grassy path that  led
back tu tlie low, grey farmhouse
amid its grove nf oaks.
This much I saw from the edge
of the forest, and then, as I came
closer, my eye was caught by a figure upon tlie landing.   It was that of
a girl, and at my approach she withdrew the line with which she had I
been fishing ami came forward tee
meet me. She was ���, -mall, iljm girl,
beautiful with the rare beauty nf our
kind, anil about lur there was much
��� ef the sweetness and freshness e.i' her
woodland home, Her dark eyes were
alight with the joy "I living, yet a- I
swung alongside they quickly clouded with concern.
"What is tlle matter, m'sieur?" she
asked.     "Is   he   injured?"
"Badly, mademoiselle," I replied.
"I   am  in  search  nf aiel."
"I will call my father," sai.l -he.
ami  speel  up  the path.
She was back in a moment, and
with hcr hurried her father and twu
laborers called from the field. As
leer tlle father, he was nnc uf those
huge, red, prosperous creatures that
...re burn uf many generations upon
fertile laml Addeil t'e his weight
there was a certain air nf importance,
as e.( eme long accustomed to good
fortune and command: yet it needed
mit his words to tell me that bi<
heart   was   kind.
"llietil" he gasped out iu a thick,
throaty voice. "He is indeed bad,
since you have had to tie him. L'p
with him and into the house, you
two, while you, Lo'.sette, run ahead
-epei make ready; As for you, little
Iman,   you   can   go   Into   the   troubl
in   h'.t   thn   IL     balling  at   the  le II mi
tjj     .   raised   .en   arm   ��eaklj.  at
Ui  point.    'Ihi' arm  fi II,    He
gaspi '1  but  e uuld  noi   ipi al      W hi n
Ae  reachi el  hire  an  instant   later  he
id     \fte rwards this i uin was
found  tightly  daspi d  in  oi e  hand."
"And   i'h ii."   I    iski
A iit��� enI,   paui i..
I I.,   farmer  shruggi d
"And then we buried him," - iid he
"As for ia. coin, I formed the conclusions which you have probabl)
formi d yoursi li "
"Laml..  ih.   pirate?"  I   ventured.
"Whe, else ?" he n turned. "He
used this bayou Also hc is said to
have buried treasure along it If my
father could unly have lived to speak!
But he gave the promise, and I gave
the name."
"And yeeu have searched, of
course?" -aiel  I.
"Searched!"  cried   M'sieu   Antoine.
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\: ���',   M sieu   Antoine
u ha ���   spoki n tee him?"
"Si*   ret,"  replh '1   Renaud.    "But
I,,    wil!  i..   all   right      Y'eii  know  his
w   e>
"Yel he Is a father," saiel I. "Hi
inii-t consider his daughter's welfare.
II. i- rich, and ) I ��� ��� nothing. At
least, do nol -peak until we have fin-
out -���..-������ii Perhaps by then
you "ill liave earned a little f n your
Refund's fai i   fell, but, if an) tl
Ii.   wa- sensibli.
"You are right. Bossu," he agreed,
"For the moment I forgot my pride.
If. when we are through, 'eiir skins
are nut many it will not be my fault."
Alter thi' he did the work of Iwi
men, -enuring the marsh until our
link increased far beyond my greatest expect.iti.in-. In the end we -"i'i
out to the buyers at Morgan City
fnr an aiiie.uiit  that is spoken of to
"I.eeeik   abemt   ynu   and   ymi   will   see.  this  day
First myself and then the neighbours      Qur business elonc. and our money
They dug away the bayou bank until   j���   ,,���r  pockets,  Renaud niaec a  last
request of me.    1 must return up the
ni  the camp at   Bayou  Portage,    He while I get my breath."
was  a  young  man.  lall  ami  strong, | began to explain the accident and
ami with an air of contentment that the  immediate  need  of medical  aid,
drew me towards him irom the first, but before I had well started the big
Indeed,  it   was   rather  leer  his  good farmer clapped me upon the shoulder,
humor than  for anything else that  Ij    "Have  li"  fear,"  he    assured    me.
chose him from among his more sea- "You  are  in   the  hands of   Boniface
ned companions.   Better a eheerful Antoine, which, if ynu know anything
.t all of this bayou, should be enougn
for you. As for a doctor, there is
one al the village upon the prairie.
A fast horse-, a messenger, and the
trick  will be done  by noon."
At the house M'sieur Antoine was
solicitude itself, - eing Ri nattd i -
bed, ami afterward! assisting his
daughter   with   the   simple   remedies
st'few-wctka were uneven! '!?��< -!" .had Prepared. Then, when
all was dune and there was naught
left save to wait for the physician,
he took me out upon his wide front
gallery, bearing glasses and a bottle
of the red wine of old France.
' "Come." said he. "W will drink
in the quick recovery of your friend.
Then yem must give me the nev - i ut
side. We are lonesome here at Silver Promise, despite the passing craft,
and visitors are always welcome.
They are thc only newspapers 1
have."
I explained that, having come from
even a more lonesome spot, I had
no news, although, as I - ion found
e.iit, this mattered not at all. True.
M'sieur Antoine wished fe.r talk, but
only for talk of his own! i Ince starl
ed. he wenl '.u without ci asing, ti II
ing me "i his farm, which had been
in In- (amilj since the original Sps i
i.-h grant: of his wonderful crops ol
com and cotton; of the positions
which, wlnn younger, he had hehl iii
the parish, In another it wouhl have
savoured of boasting With him it
seemed rather thc outburst of a great
nth acn ss the' camp lire' than a
growling   elder,   however   expert.
We left nest elay. and making the
Bayou Vermillion, picked up the cypress at dusk. With the lirst light
the following morning we entered the
stream, and, having found the marsh
a mile back frmn the bank, prepared
for the business of the expedition.
I lur fir
ful. W'e caught some otter ami many
muskrats, and nf feathered game there
wa- more than an abundance. Also
we were ni t disturbed, since our
marsh, though but a shorl disl ine
frmn the- bayou, was mosl carefully
hidden. It lay in a little hollow. ..r
depression, where the stream spread
out inin a bog, and upon three ^licit was eh sed in by a dense growth
of forest.
It was a spot to delight tlie heart
of i trapper, yet there was about it
none of that feeling of desolation
which one experiences in ihe wild.
Always, but a mile away, there was
the busy life 'if the bayou, and often,
when looking upstream. I had caught
a grey drift of smoke above the line
eef the forest. That it was not the
wind-driven clouds of a camp fn.
was  evident.    Its    quiet    steadiness
sp.ekc   nf   hearth   and   hnine   ami   the
lil,    ihat   i-   within   four   walls.
As  im-  my  companion, he proved
all and even more than I had hoped
for. Quiet, industrious, quick I" take
advantage of each new lesson taiighi ; gener'.i
by the marsh, he was a very king ol
partners. Always there was the contented smile, the willing hand, the
cheery voice across the fire, Thus
we wenl on for many pleasant elays
until Nature sought her usual payment of disaster.
It was a trap that caused lhe mis-
ehief���a trap set the year before and
forgotten by old Alcide. Finding a
long-hidden and promising runway.
Renaud prepared his stake. and
reached into the grass to place it.
Then there came a click, a snap, and
the hand came back with the iron
jaws  bitten   deep   into  the  wrist.
Xow, the injury itself was but one
,ef the usual accidents nf our business.
The trap was light. I easily removed
it. and. after he had bathed his
wound with liniment. Renaud thought
in. more of the matter. Next morning, however, the wrist was badly inflamed, and by night the arm had
swollen to such a size that Renaud
was unable to sleep. By the following morning the trouble had declared itself, and be. raved and fought
in delirium of fever. That some pens-
on iif rust or long-decayed bait had
entered his blood was only too apparent. That T must act at once if
I  would save him was more apparent
still. .    , .
It was bard to tie him, yet it was
the only way, and so, having bound
him securely, 1 placed him in our
pirogue and pushed off from our
camp. At thc bayou I paused for a
moment that 1 might decide my
course. To go downstream and
around the bay to Ause Le Vert was
long, but there was the certainty of
a doctor at the end. Up-stream lay
the city of Abbeville, but that was
still farther. What lay in between
I did not know.
my fields ware well-nigh exchanged
for a lake. They riddle the fores!
-���' ihat it Io.,kid like a honeycomb.
As fur the farm, I would ii"t allow
it t" be touched, since it ba- come
down from before the pirate's time.
Surely even I.alitle we.ulil not plan
his gold in lhe heart of another man's
clearing."
"And  yet.   m'sieu,  you   must  surely
have  enough   without  this  phantom
silver," -aiel I.
"Enough  and  to  spare,   since'   then
i-  only  inv  .laughter and  myself,"  hi'
agreed.    "The   trouble   is   that  it   is
here, it is mine, and I cannot have it
Il  is  like  raising  a   tree,  thc   fruit  of I
which   you  are   unable   tei   pluck.     It1
wa-   my  father's  chief legacy,  ami   it
is my duty  lo >ec that  it- realisation
is   passed   "ii   t"   my   line.     I   cannot,
die content until this is done.    Sow,
perhaps, if  1  >tart till over again in a
systematic   manner "
And thus he went nn. advancing
new theories, planning fresh searches,
until thc physician arrived.
With the physician's report 1
cnuld nut but be content. Thanks to
my acting quickly, 1 hail brought
Renaud in time, said the ehee-teir. The |
poison had gained but a -light hold
se far. and would readily yield t����� 1
treatment. A week, twu weeks perhaps, and my partner would be well
again.
As fm- friendly M'sieu Antoine, he
seemed almost as pleased as myself
at this news, assuring mc that I
might return to my work without
fear. as. until all was as it should be.
Renaud   must   remain   Ins  guest.
Thus I '.vent back tn my camp wilh
a lighl heart, and for a week or more
reaped the harvest of tin traps alone
Often, when my work was done, I
would paddle up the bayou in the
quiet of the afternoon to see my
partni r ami drink a. gla^s witli
M'sieu Antoine. Then there came a
day when Renaud, his trouble healed,
gave many thanks to all. and depart-
e e| with me  fm' Ihe marsh.
It hail beer, bul an incident, m'sieu,
one of the many mishaps of mir calling, yei ii- i lie.a up n my partner
was apparent frmn tlie first. Into
les , yi s had come a new light. His
'. oil hi d takf n . it a strangi oft-
ness. i ifti n. a- he went about his
business, I v. mid catch him gazing
ai ilie drift of smol e that rose above
ilu- fun st, i Iften also he would paddle up-stream at sunset, to return with
the reluctance of one who ha- spent
an hour ei Paradise The.- his - ���
mam er. w until he return! ���! one
elay i-i a daze of joy.
"Bi 5su! Hi --a!" hi cried "1 havi
as'sul her and she has - .iii 'Yes.'
Think of it���Loisctte! In my illness
1 Would have been well content to
i'lie with Inr at my side. Ami now I
am to have her through life. 1 cannot be lieve thai it  i- true!"
Bayou Vermillion with him. he said.
Each moment now he realised more
the greatness uf his request, and I
must lend him my support Through
my visits from tin- marsh, .M'sieu Antoine ami myself had become fast
friends. If there was any pleading
to be done, it would besl come from
inc.
(Continued Next Week)
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"S.'  M'sieur," -aiel  I
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'light     eellly    tee
with another.
when he fin-
'you have  in
deed been  fortunate.    Surely  life can!
give you no more."
M'sieur Antoine shook hi- In ad
"There   is   always   ambition,     my j
friend, and  1  have mine." he replied.
"Perhaps  1   sheeiibl  he  satisfied  with
Silver   Promise, yet   I   will  never  be
satisfied until tlie promise is fulfilled."
"You  mean:"   1   asked.
lly way of reply M'sieur Antoine
entered the house, returning in a moment with something which he placed in my hand. Looking at it. I saw
that it was an ancient silver coin, I
large and thick and worn bright from
much handling.
"Well?" 1  inquired, as  I  banded it I
back to him.
M'sieu Antoine gazed at the coin
for a moment, while the lines of PUZ-
zlement bit deep into the smoothness of his brown.
"That is what I changed the name
of this place for," said he. "Always
up to my time it had been called Ante, ine's Farm. Perhaps I did wrung.
I do not know. But Silver Promise
it will remain until, through tbe fulfilment of the promise, the old name
comes  back  once  mure.
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told in few weirds. My father, like
myself, was a man of great size.
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H. G. BROWN, Proprietor
Rooms in Good Taste
In her book, "Tlie- House in Good
Tsste," published liy ilu- Century
Company, Min Elite de- Wolfe, a
professional decorator, baa :i leriei ������!
chapter!  dealing  with    the    varioui
menus nf tbe house.    Tin- ;inlhier ele
fines iln' drawing room, feer Instance,
;is "the logical place fen- iln- elegancies ni family life."
"The e.hi Idea e.f the drawing room
was a horrible apartment 'if stiffness
and formality and discomfort Nee
Wonder it was used only feir wed-
j dings and funerals? Tin' modern
drawing room is intended, primarily,
I as  a  place   where  a  Imstess  may   en-
1 tcrtain   her   friends,   and   it   must  not
| he  chill  anil  limiting,   whatever  else
it may be,    It should neet be littered
up with personal things���magazines,
luniks ami wurk baskets and objects
that belong in the living room���hut
it welcomes flowers and objects el'aii,
collections nf fans, or miniatures, nr
graceful mirrors, eir old French prints,
or enamels, or porcelains. It Should
he a place where people may converse without interruption from the
children.
"Xo matter how large your drawing room may he, keep it intimate in
spirit. There should he a dozen conversation centres in a large room.
There should he one or more sofas,
with comfortable chairs pulled up
beside them. No one chair should he'
isolated, for some bashful person
who doesn't talk well anyway is sure
j lo take the most remote chair and
make   herself  miserable.
"Your living room should grow
out of the needs of your daily life.
There could he no two living rooms
exactly alike in scheme if they were
lived in. You will have to decide on
the wall colors and such tilings, it is
true, hut the rest of the roeun slinuld
grow of itself. You will not make the
mistake of using a paper of heavy
figures if you are going to use many
pictures and hooks, for instance. You
will know without being told that
your wall colors must he neutral;
that your woodwork must hc stained
and waxed, or painted some soft tone
of your wall color. The room will
gradually lend itself, though it may
take years and heartache and a certain self-confession of inadequacy, It
will express your life, if you use it,
so bc careful of the life you live in
it!
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Winter Pillows
Xo longer arc women in search
of cool designs in pillows for tlie
porch. It is the cozy, warni-appear-
mg pillows for the window seat and
inglcnook that now concern feminine heads and workbags, says the
Philadelphia North American. The
colors must bc warm, either in the
background or the embroidery.
There are, of course, thc conventional designs, which can be worked
in any color that one prefers and so
it is that women concern themselves
more with a choice of floral designs.
Shall the list be headed with red
roses? Surely nothing could be warmer, but they arc beautiful only when
used with discretion, like all Haunting decorations. Poppies are appropriately used on winter pillows. Poin-
settias arc easily worked and are effective. Then there are holly and
mountain ash. Fuschias, too, make
a graceful decoration. Instead of having the pillows covered with pale
tans and greens, as were the summer
pillows, select rich warm browns, with
only an occasional green one among
them. Yellow sunflowers on dark
brown are warm ami bright. Nasturtiums will give one a chalice to work
in  warm  yellow and  orange.
Cut work is effectively used in pillows. A dark brown pillow top ornamented with cut weirk is very beautiful when orange silk is placed under
the cut-out de'sign.
* *   v
Wedding Ring Customs
Although llie ciisteun nf being married with a ring is an ancient one it
is by no means compulsory. The
Quakers ami Swiss Protestants never
use rings at their marriage ceremonies.
In Germany and some other countries it is customary for bride and
bridegroom   tn    exchange    wedding
rings, and tlie same practice is occasionally carried eeut by Anglo-Saxons.
In Greece the ceremony of betrothal
is as important as that of marriage
and is conducted by a priest. Two
rings are used nn the former occasion, one being eef silver and the
other of gold. Both are consecrated
on the altar, after which the gold
ring is placed upon the man's linger
and the silver one upon thc woman's.
But after the wedding service the
best man reverses them.
In St. Kilda wedding rings are
made  of worsted.
Most of the women of the Upper
Bayanzl, on the Congo, wear wedding rings of brass around their
necks. Tho wealthier the husband
the heavier is the wife's ring, and in
some cases it weighs as much as
twenty-live   or   thirty   pounds.
Hebrews in the past used some of
the most wonderful wedding rings
ever made, but plain rings are now
generally worn by the married women of that race. According to their
law it is necessary that the ring be
of a certain value, and therefore it
has to bc examined and valued by the
rabbi anil other officers of the synagogue. On no account may it hc a
gift  or obtained on credit.
ef       *        IT-
About the Tango
The man who claims the distinction of having introduced the Turkey
Trot into America is in Toronto���
ien his way back to New York. Hc
is Mr. Fred Le Croix, famous dancing teacher and actor.
Mr. Le Croix says that Canadians
arc behind the times when it comes
to dancing, but seems to think there
is hope of their further education
along the line, since thc various forms
of the Tango, one-step and so forth
arc  gradually  becoming popular.
"The people of Canada have had
(he impression that these dances were
vulgar." ihi- authority continued, "but
allow   mc   to   say   that   nothing   could
be more beautiful than the Tango if
properly danced. Indeed, the <>l��l-
time waltz lee.ek- bid unless danced
properly.'1
"But,   as   taught   leeelay   by   leading
dancing teachers, the Tango is quite
too difficult and there is a reason
for this. I have never in my life'
seen a dancing floor Sufficiently large1
tee allow tWO COUpleS tei dance lhe
Tangii. in snnie ei( its forms. Another ihing iee take intei consideration is that there arc so many forms
nf Ihe Tango taught that when a
gentleman asks a lady to dance the
lirsl question is necessarily. "Whal
form nf TangO dn ynu dance?" and
the chances arc ninety-nine In a
hundred that the two do not dance
lh'- same form.
"The Tango as taught today may
be alrighl iu llie stage, but in a
crowded hall���excuse me!" Mr. I.e
Croix went mi. But I know of some
feirms of Tango not being taught
I which might well bc danced on a
I floor. In an article recently published in  a Toronto  paper  it  was  stated
j thai  dipping will  oc abandoned.    I
| cannot   say   that   1   agree   witli   the
writer,   feir   I   think  there  is  nothing
] more   beautiful   than     senile     dances
wiih dipping, if properly danced, and
from my stage experience 1 know
that people have enjoyed the dipping
feirm nf dance very much and 1 will
never  cut  it  nut.
"If thc Tangn is not properly
danced it is because the majority of
people prefer the other way, and not
because it cannol bc danced properly."
* *
Reform of Marriage Laws
A new marriage bill, placing Women on an equality witn men, has
been prepared by tne United Parliamentary Committees of Sweden, .Norway, and Denmark, and will uc introduced in each oi the three Parliaments. Tlie consent ot buth parents
will bc required under its provisions
tor the marriage ot minors, and the
lowest age at which a woman may
marry is lixed at eighteen.
in England, comments "Votes for
Women, where the married mother
is not the legal parent during her
husband s lifetime, the father s consent only is necessary tor the marriage ot a minor; while the marriageable age ot a girl is legally lixed at
twelve!
* *    *
Lamp Bowls
When tempted to purchase an attractive and artistic pottery jar, in
which to set thc tout or tank of a
lamp, make thoroughly certain that
the inside, at least, is well glazed.
If this be impracticable, thc inside of
the bowl should be given several
coats of heavy varnish or other filler,
belore the lamp is set in it and used.
.No amount ot care will prevent the
head of a lighted lamp from drawing
up oil and letting it "creep" on the
outer surface of the font; and very
little seepage eif kerosene, througii
one's charming unglozed pottery jar,
will ruin it entirely, so far as beauty
is concerned.
DAYLIGHT  SAVING
Major Hart-McHarg Seeks Support
ot South Vancouver Boaro of
Trade in Saving Daylight for the
People of Britisn Columbia
_ Major Hart-McHarg in seeking the
South Vancouver Hoard of Trade's
cndorsalion of the Daylight Saving
Hill at last Friday's meeting, gave
se.inc interesting information as to
the countries which favor the proposal.
Major Mcllarg staled that the subject had been a live one feir many
years in England but had never crystallised into concrete form. Throughout the- British Umpire the question
had been discussed and considered
and in Seeuth Africa a law had bean
enacted putting ihe clucks back half
an hour. lie stated that there was
really 110 Correct time and our stand-
aid lime was unly correct at the 121)
meridian where it was established.
West ami Bast of that line it was
eiiher ahead or behind according tei
the distance from the meridian centre. There arc as many hours of daylight before as after 12 noon, but our
habits are such lhat we do not use it
all to advantage as under the present
system we sleep away three of thc
finest daylight hours in the summer
months with the result that after
noon our hours of daylight arc curtailed. Ile enumerated the various
influential bodies in Great Britain and
in either parts of thc Empire which
had supported thc proposed change.
The Canadian Federal Bill had been
favorably reported upon as also thc
proposed bills of Australia and New-
Zealand. He thought it best, however, to have a hill passed by British
Columbia specifically for the Province, eiwing to thc fact that our time
is changed at Field, thc eastern border of the Province, and that there
were no other changes as is necessary in some of thc other provinces.
The proposed change was not as
drastic as some thought and thc only
apparent effect would be that an extra hour of daylight per day would
bc secured which would mean in a
year the saving of 100 hours or 21
holidays  of 9  hours each.
Major Hart-McHarg said that the
British House of Commons had passed the measure by a majority of sixty-three, but on its being referred In
a committee it had been rejected hy
a majority of one. The measure was
beneficial  to  health  and  morals.
It was necessary, however, that the
adoption should he througii legislation, which would approve of thc
standard time being advanced one
hour from the first Sunday in April
to the third Sunday in October. What
was wanted was to get daylight for
use, instead of sleeping it away in
thc morning.
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J. J. MacDONALD. Manager
Main Sireei, Near Harris I'll.,i,i
WEEK i'i IMMENCING  NOVEMBER
Seymour 4649
24
Sir    A. Conan Doyle's Thrilling  Detective Drama
The Speckled  Band
THEATRJCAL _
L
FWSICAL
Empress Theatre
"'llie  Re wry,"  the  play  which
i.e ih.   Enipre --  Tin-.!'
il   ean   triile.   be   laid   lhat   it   il
u other, for ii pra tically breaks
BARGAIN MATINEES-
PRICES. 25 and 50 cents.
-Thursday and Saturday
Matinees, 25c for best seats
DREAMLAND
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We change daily with a fresh feature each day.     We have installed a New Powers 6 A, the most perfect motion picture mach'ne
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Come any night and see a NEW FEATURE on our NEW KlU-
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MATINEE  SATURDAYS  AT 2p.m.
Ol
i     .Mle
n e ek
lik.   u^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
new l' ! ��� e-.111.' mi the dramatii
ihould   provi   ..    veritable    iurpri��e
iin rises upon il     1 hi
play i- built npieii ., thoroughly modern   theme,  \ i/.    the    influent -
thought  upi ii tin  Iii i ��� ami  well-being . I  thi   n..:,  and  women of our
present  day.     "The    Rosary"    deali
- with the be  - and fortuni ��� -ei a little
ip  i f  i"   pie li\ing  in  the beautiful   We --i l:e-|i r   I   .lllll-v   mar   New
Vork City.   Tin  husband, Bruce Wil-
i ton, i- a e :     ' ,   ,    in all thing
ligi ai-, his wife, a woman ol - i'i >u
conviction   in   the   tiling-  of  life  un-
i | nd tl
nuglil;    human,   Fathi t   Brian   Kelly
iin-ei - through tin if the play
ami when doubts i ime md the man
���nail'-    li\ - -    are    shatten d
human   power   to
this  pne sl     ste] -    inti     tin
through his splendid faith
:;; ::!'���. : ilncss brings lieiih the
pe ople  n horn  he  1  vi -  bai k  i i  hap
pin Thei     ���        three    separate
h i e   storh -   im oh ed   In   the   telling
of  the   story, e; ihe  a   di light  in
:��� self,   and   humor,   bright,    oi igini I,
and diverting, i- there in -    id mea i-
urc.   A splendid cast will present this
Hastings
and
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EMPRESS
Lawrence & Sandusky, Lessees
Phone
Sey. 3907
Week of Noverhber 24
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
PANTAGES
Unequalled
Vaudeville      Meani
Vaudeville
Pantige-
Week  .ii  Nn'
ithing  like   it   ever
ember 24
seen   before
SHOW STARTS--2.4S, 7 11. ��n<l ���) VI n.i
. audcville.     The   Great   Symbi fical
Morality   Sketch
"HAPPINESS"
With a cast of 22 speaking parts.
KATIE SANDWINA & CO.
The AthU-tic Venus and her Company
of   Continental   Gymnasts
Other Big S. At C. Acts
Prices  15c 25c, 35c, and 50c
Two Shows Nightly, 7:30 and 9.15
Matinee  daily  3  p.m.
Week of November 24
"IX   AND   OUT"
By Walter S. Howe, Edna Northlane
and  their company.    All  episode by
Peter Emerson  Browne,
Capt.   Pickard's   Marvellous   Trained
Seals
Leslie & Sol Berns "Automobilology"
Season's   prices :   Mat.   15c���Evening
15c and 25c
Three   Shov.s   Gaily,   Matinee   2:45,
Evening 7:15 and 9:15
ladies ami thc stunning
| uniforms ol ilie mai :uline contingent
lighting ilu- eye.    Nee one ean
; in  justice   I"  liini-i li   m glee i   teeing
n.i- rarely une attraction.   Remember
that    each    week    lln-re-   are   bargain
matinees on Thursday and Saturday
These  matinees   are   becoming   i
among  ladii -  ��ho seek this
means  ol  entertaining their friends.
*   *   *
Orpheum Theatre
1 ���        I  the  season's  mosl   notable |
ions will h<   the appearance
il  I  -   Maxwell's  - :. ationai triumph, !
"Happiness,"   formerly   "Every wife,"
al iln- i trphetim, beginning    e> il
Nil mdaj     Thi re    n   tw
iv. i. pi iple in the cast and four scene
, ii e '.���   runs   close   to   thirty-five i
I. 5.    The  story   of  this  tabloid
drama will appeal to every human be-
.   or  il  th picts in character (    tn
ill.- i nn iti   i - nf men and  women.
The  characters of    the    play    are-
symbols.      representing      Happiness,
Kvcry-.i ife,    Everyhusband,    Nobody,
Rhymi.     Re ason,     Jeal >usj.     Care,
i Gamble,   Drink,   Squadbina,     Money,
Eli ganci. I In ss, Amusement,
Kindni -- and I lighflier.
'  Ute gether the playlet is one of the
ii        ticci --i'ni of reci nl ye ars, particularly   im-   the   reason   that   many
pastors have advised their parishioners to witness  the play, affecting as
it d cs the rery foundation of married
life.
\- the added feature attraction the
Thc   Del.   S.   Lawrence
Stock   Company
WITH
Miss
Maude   Leon'
In   the  soul-stirring,   heart-touching   Play
THE ROSARY
Price;; 25c and 50c
Matinees 25c Any Seat
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great   play  at    the    Empress    with I &
Maude   Leienc   playing   the   dual   role
ni the  twin  sisters   ind    Del     Law-
| rence in the powerful part of Fathei
Brian   Kelly.
"In Old Kentucky" is Hearing the
.-iiil ��� i il- ��i ek's run ,il Ilii- p.'pn
lar playhouse. The well-filled houses
which have marked everj p irformancc
testify tn the strong hold which this a)][a���emcnt ���\\\ present Katie Sand-
exciting old play has upon the af- . ',,.,. hc-rcuUaii Venus, together
fections of playgoers as well as show- j | |u.,. company 0f continental
ing the appreciation oi the work ol ���.,,,,. This troupe was a former
the  Lawrence   Players.      Del    Law- ��f a||h ������,  Ringijng Bros,  cir-
rence is strong as the young mountaineer,   Joe   Lorey,    Maude     Leone
makes a charming figure as the her-1,
nine   Madge   Brierly,    and    Howardl
Russell   Is   handsome   and  attractive
in  the  pari  of  Frank  Layson.    Ed*
ward  Lawrence heads the funmakers
as old Uncle Neb., and the songs and I
dances   introduced   ail  gei  big.    The
FAIRMONT THEATRE
18th and Main Street
SATURDAY'S MATINEE, 2 till 5
"The  House oi   Features"
Comfort and Well Selected Programmes
Change of Pictures, Mondays, Wednesdays and  Fridays
SPECIAL-
COMING  WEDNESDAY  and  THURSDAY,  Nov.  26 and 27
"TANNHAUSER"
From   in- famous opera of Tannhauser of the middh h .wing
wonderful  fe rest and Courl  seen tumes,
ALL OF THE GREATEST FEATURES EVER PRODUCED IN
THREE REELS
TEACHER
OF THE
MR. JIM TAIT
VIOLIN and PIANOFORTE
Is prepared to receive a limited number of pupils
and impart instruction al their homes  or at  his
STUDIO =
COLLINGWOOD EAST,  At B. C. Electric  Station
ca
stage   setting
tie.n.   several   of
ticeably  massive
II feer special men-
the sets being inland  elaborate.
Imperial  Theatre
Another big record breaking weel
i-  promised   tor  the   Imperial  begin
ning  next   Monday   night,  when   Sir
i;.-. During the winter season Miss
Sandwina was persuaded to make an
exclusive tour nl the Sullivan & C'eii-
sidine circuit.
Il is Paid l.ti-iepc has sent few jugglers to .'��� nu ilea who arc the equal
ni Willisch, who will be a feature of
.he cominq week's program. Mond
and Palls arc singers and dancers who
are being senl direct from Ne-w Vrnk
tn join the regular bill here.
Harry D'Arcy and Andy Williams
are a pair of ragtime chaps who have
a bundle of surprises for Orpheum
patrons.
Lew Wells i- a comedy instrumentalist  win i uses the    saxaphone    fot
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Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
7d^[20th"3Avenue and Commercial Street"""
Saturday Matinee, 2 to 5
PROGRAMME  CHANGED  DAILY
SFECIAL���FRIDAY and SATURDAY, November 21 and 22
ver-reel programme, including THE VAMPIRE, in three parts.
Don't fail to see this amazing spectacular and weird picture.
TO MISS THIS YOU MISS SOME THING GOOD
A i
A.  Conan  l)..yle'-  thrilling detective|much  of liis  comedy:
drama, "The Speckled  Band" will be |    Twilight pictures and the Orpheum
chestra will be "ther features of a
���iierally flattered   vaudeville   offer-
given. England's master teller of
mystery stories has never doni anything heller, not even Sherlock
Holmes, There are a number of particularity strong roles both for the
ladies and gentlemen "i the Fletcher
company. Miss Fletcher has another
ii those made-to-order parts which
lit her like- her handsome gowns and
I will score another hit with her audiences. Mr. Ayres, Mr. Benders n,
Mr: Loftus and Mi^s Marsky will al!
I have strong assignments. The scenery will be especially constructed
fm- this production and will be ex-
optionally lavish even for the Imperial stage where elaborate productions are the rule
Meanwhile Graustark i- sweeping
it-, audiences off their Feet al every
performance and stands as high water
nark for attendance during the brilliant - i-.- ni of the Isabelle Fletcher
players, The mi -i blase thcatreg ers
ire amazed anel delighted with both
the acting anel the production while
! the beautiful gowns of Miss Fletcher
Cor. Harris and Commercial Drive
J. Van  Harlingen,  Lessee and Manager
i��ear Grandview, Harris, Powell and Hastings  St. Cars
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Collingwood Theatre
Thursday, as well as Monday is now
an amateur night lure-, and pn the
extra night i'>r amateurs full houses
have justified tlie innovation. On
Monday the amateurs were an especial success. The Collingwood patrons get value for their money for
the films shown are of the highest
���xcellence, and the orchestra is an
exceptionally able combination, and
would lill the bill in the most ambitious city show. A heating installation is a welcome feature of the al-
teration lately made and due regard
fm- absolute safety from risk of fire
has not been overlooked. Monday's
amateur prize winners were: 1st
pnzi. Ritta Walton, comic, sinning
"Good Evening Caroline" and "Ocean
Roll"; 2nd prize, Holly and Holly,
two   clever  kiddies    in    songs    and
dances; 3rd prize, Lawrence & Woodward, in a black-face comedy sketch ;
entitled "The Three O'clock Train";1
4th���Miss Werner, of Collingwood
West, lady vocalist, did not compete for prize, and in the vote on the
awarel between first place and second
it was apparent that but for a hitch
iu thc "bagpipe" accompaniment the
dancers might have secured the lirst
prize. Forthcoming amateur nights
are assured a good program under
the able direction of Mr. Bert Lawrence.
Cedar Cottage Theatre
Among the pictures to I": shown
iit the Cedar Cottage Theatre for the
week commencing Monday, November 24, will be "Thc Vampire." This
picture tells the story of a young
artist lured to his death by a vampire disguised as a wood numph,
This feature with two other reels including a dandy comedy compli I
the programme-. Monday, November 24. will be juvenile amateur night,
when sume of the best local talent ti
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Two Suits of Clothes, Cigarettes and
Stamps are Bandit's Haul
Some of the stores in Main Street,
South Vancouver were broken into
early Tuesday morning by a bold,
had bandit of the name of John Carter. The burglar was small of stature but dark complexioned and took
desperate chances to secure a couple
of packets of cigarettes from fsaac
Joseph's grocery store on Main St.
In this daring act he was captured
l>y a constable at the point of a re-
v. ilver.
It is supposed that two other bur
glaries discovered about the same
time were committed by thc same
man. From one shop, the British
Dry Goods Store, Main Street, two
suits of clothes had been abstracted,
both of which, the weather being cold,
the alleged burglar appears to have
been wearing when arrested. In the
other case, the Liberal Club headquarters had been entered and 121
cent stamps purloined from the secretary's desk. The stamps were also
feuind on Carter's person, along with
a dangerous looking steel jimmy.
Thc alleged burglar was brought
before Magistrate Johnson ou Tuesday morning and remanded until
Monday  next.
be found will appear, in addition to
the regular advertised attractions.
Thursday next will be an adult amateur night.
Victorian   Order   of   Nurses
Than thc Victorian Order of Nurses
there is no other organization in the
West   lining   a   greater   good   For   the
p -.    in   Smith   Vancouver  there  is
a branch of the institution and this
winter the big-hearted ladies who are
members of it are accomplishing a
great deal in making the way easier
inr those in the municipality who
have- been in want.
Tin- Victorian Order wishes it
known that articles of food and
clothing will be welcomed from
those who are blessed with plenty.
Many calls are lieing received and
many are being answered by the Or-
I lonatie 11 - of all descriptf ms
will he received and it is feared that
before the uinte-r is over, the demand.
locally, will be greater than the supply.
Mrs. Joseph Mullett and Mrs A. E.
Voung are the ladies who have been
appointed to receive contributions.
Those who .arc in sympathy with the
ladies iii their good work should give
HIie-'-.-ilK    ni    tllcir    Illc.'lllS.
SOUTH VANCOUVER TO
SECURE FACTORY SITES
i Continued  from  Page   11
Del. S. Lawrence, at the Empress
I as       man)  larger im i stors wli-1
nol   familiar   ��iih   the  situation
e
"Ii i- >-��� ith a feeling of pli asure (and
-"ine pride in oui Board of Trade)
I find the North Arm of the F
Harl r Commission has been appointed, and is composed of men
whosi energy and ability are a guarantee of action.
Uong ilu se lines I feel ii is greatly
to be regretted that past councils did
lien  act  nil   the  suggi stion    fi    the
board  and  acquire    industrial    sites
some  years   back  before  they  began
to  rise   in   value.     Our  neighbors   in
New  Westminster  have shown  what
illis   kind   of   foresight   means   to   the
wage   earner,   they  having    by    this
means acquired a large number of industries   whose   payrolls   now   are   a
great help.    These advantages which
every   district   is   anxious   to   obtain
can  only bc  secured  by  the  exercise
of foresight  and  combined  action  of
ratepayers and representatives. There
is now  to my mind one of thc most
important   questions     before     South
Vancouver that has ever arisen, and
I   am   surprised   to  find  little  or   no
action being taken in the matter, and
that is the question of securing direct
connection and passenger facilities ou
thc   proposed   C.   N.   R..  which   it  is
understood is coming to Burnaby on
the  Xorth  Arm  on  its  line  of  entry
to   False   Creek.     South    Vancouver
has  population  sufficient  to  warrant
thc   Provincial   Government  insisting
mi  the  C.  N.  R. coming a little further and  taking in South Vancouver,
more especially as the government is
giving certain assistence tn this railway,   for   which   we   arc   responsible
to   the   extent   of  our   proportion1  of
same.     Wake   up.   South   Vancouver,
ihe  not   let   the  temporary  period  of
quietness   blind   you   to   the   necessities of the  present and the future.
"1 picked up a statement of the
assets of Saskatoon recently, in the
course of which appeared thc words:
"Saskatoon has about 20,000 popula-
tiem. moved by but one impulse���the
city's best interest."'
"South Vancouver, I think, also
needs  unity  of  pnrpose." EIGHT
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1913
S^SPOGTING ARENA
Tennis
I). K Macken, ed Vancouver, B.C.,
won iln large silver cup donated by
iln Rensellaer Union to the winner ol
the ti niii- singles tournament Mr
\l icken is in Iii- senior year of the
ri,, ni.-iel engineering course al the
Rensselaei Polytechnic Institute. Mr.
Macken is wry populai among his
fellow students, is a member eei the
Rensselaer Society of Engineers,
Theta Nu Epsion fraternity and the
Phalanx.
Golf
It is estimated that nearly $30,000,-
��HMI is spent "ii golf in the L'nited
Kingdom every year, and that of this
huge  sum only  a   lit ti- less  than  half.
oi 812,500,000 goes to the caddies.
The estimate has been made by a
well-known geilf specialist, who after
a careful census has placed the number   of  players   in     the     Country     at
roughly, 250,000. Three-quarters of
:i million players pay on an average
$25 a vear each in cluh subscriptions
e.r a total of $6.250.0011, which added
to $625,000 for green fees, $6,500,00
for golf halls. $625,000 tor clubs and
the amount which it is calculated the
caddies collect, makes the total mentioned. The estimate gives one ball
a week to each player, at a cost of
SO cents each.
Each golfer's expenses arc placed
at a trifle over $100 a year em the
game alone, liis railway fares or either
means .if reaching the links, anil eif
course what he loses on his games
imt  being  computed.
HARRY KAY
PAINTER   AND   DECORATOR
Phone: Fair. 326       4518 Main St.
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Down town to play Billiards and
Pool, when we have a more up-to-
date and sanitary billiard and poolroom in South Vancouver ?
Latest and most improved tables at
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points
Boxing
Willie Ritchie announces thai in
future ihe lightweight championship
weight -hall be- 135 peiimils, and that
ii need in.i bc ringside weight. Nobody can deny him Ilu- right te.
change lhe weight, in view "I history
relating to the lightweight championship,  and  it   will   iln  rto  g 1  lo  try
ie. criticise him mi that point. He it
the champion, anel champions have a
way i'( doing things te. suit thein-
lelves, ami without consulting tbe
eetlnr fellow, Iii making this change,
Ritchie has placed tin- scale at the
same figure thai is recognized in
every other country where boxing is
a sport feature, and paves the way
for nther such changes that probably
will se>ieu result in universal uniformity eif weights, a result that is certainly   to   he   sincerely  anticipated
ek      *     *
American beexers have never recognized llie English. Australian or
French scale of weights, nor have
ihey paid much attention to the Interpretation "f bnxing rules cl-e-
where. Inasmuch as all the world's
championships are hehl by Americans,
lhe either fellows never have been in
a position to dispute the fairness of
llle   American   scale.     Anil     if     the
anceel and create more interest in the
game "ii the island than in previous
years.
*    *   *
Hockey
Ai ilie forthcoming meeting eef the
National Hocki y Ass iciation in
Montreal ihe advisability e,f the adoption of the rule permitting ��� >tf>i<lc-
play in Ihe centre third of lhe ice, at
will he uscel in ilie Pacific Coast Pro,
league ihis winter, will In- discussed,
and ii promisi - a lively battle.
The arguments pro ami con regarding  ihis  style  of   play   an-   many  and
Ivaried     Those  in  favor of the rule
contend that it  will make ihe game
faster by causing fewer delays for
off-sldei in mid-ice which they think
do not materially effect the play tei
any extent. Als.i that it will make
less wmk feer llie referees, inasmuch
that one can take either end eif the
ice, where offside! will imt be permitted, ayd that iu the centre third
they can confine, their attention 1"
rough house work only.
From thc standpoint "f the referees, however, and those who oppose
this style of play, there is certain to
be a strong protest. It is certain to
encourage loafing, or. in other words,
the players will bc pulling the inside
home stuff, a [across, which was too
much in evidence in the N. II. A.
games last winter. Last year it vvas
very noticeable that the players loafed offside sii persistently as to make
the  game drag listlessly along, while
lile realize the great need of such an
important movement. Given enthusiasm and every encouragement 'mm
the people eef the municipality il
means money spenl right in South
Vancouver, and will tend to incrcas:
prosperity.
It i- in iw announced ihat Mr. C
II. Hut ton, corner <e|" Westminstei
Roael and Tyne Roael. an enterprising
Collingwood tradesman will competi
wiih Vancouver departmental itori
prices, showing ihe public what can
lie achieved in our midst, given the
encouragement "f the local people it
so  much  lb-sires.    Bear    in    mind,
therefore,   the   "buy-at-home"   move
ment,  an  appeal  which    deserves
hearty  response*)
Nothing for  Him
"Yes," said  Mr.   Bliggins, "my
hail hay fever as usual this year.
my daughter had brain fag from o
Study and my son  had insomnia.
"And   wasn't   there   anything
matter  with  you?"
"Nn.    There  isn't any ailment
yen   can   cure   by   going   down!
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"Hnw does that happen?"
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weights are to be revised it would
be a line thing tee extend the revision
to the obsolete rules that govern the
sport.
*    +    *
Billiards
Plans for the formation of a new
English Billiard League in Victoria
and a scries of games between Vancouver and Victoria cueists were
practically completed at a special
meeting held at "Father" Bob Cli-
hum's offices recently. Those present at the meeting were R. H. Cli-
buru, J.  Park and O. B. Shochotham.
"father    Gibum  agreed  to  put up
a handsome trophy to he competed
for annually between tlle Capital City
cueists. The cup will bc known as
the Burroughes and Watts trophy
and will become the permanent property of any team winning il twee years
in succession. Shoebothatn, who
manages    the    Westholme    parlors,
Stated at the nieeling that at least
live and probably six teams would be
in line when the opening games are
played.
A ceimmittee yet to be selected will
pick out the best players in the Capital   and   then   let    the     slars     hustle
around and collect together their
own material, lu this manner ii is
hoped  to keen  tin   nam-  evenly   bal-
e player went after the puck and
brought it back tee centre ice. when
the others would again either join in
the play or "soldier" while the lone
rush was being made on the opposing
goal.
ele        *        *
Frank Patrick's proposed offside
rule for ice hockey will be tested at
Victoria one week from today, when
the Vancouver and Victoria professional teams will play an exhibition
game. Frank Patrick is away in the
States on a business nip but a despatch from Victoria states that Lester Patrick has announced Friday.
November 28, as thc date of the test
match. If the rule proves a success
it will be adopted not only by the
Pacific Coast Hockey League but also by the National Hockey Association.*
BUY-AT-HOMF.  IDEA
The progressivencss  ef South Vance .mer as a municipality is taking a
sensible   form   i'i   ihe  "Buy-ia-South
Vancouver" movement.
Thi- ielea. fully developed and encouraged by llie public gi lie-rally.
gives a local patriotism that is a
pleasure to tin- local merchant. As
time goes by South Vancouver pco-
THE CHRISTMAS "CHINOOK"
PUBLIC  NOTICES
TAKE NOTICE THAT the firm ol Donalil-
son 4 McDonald, formerly carrying on business at 4285 Main Street. Vancouver, has
been dissolved, and the business is being
carried on by Mr. D. A. McDonald.
Alt accounts owing to the lormer partnership are to be paid to Mr. McDonald and all
debts owing by the late partnership will be
paid by him.
APPLICATION   FOR   LIQUOR   LICENCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that thirty
days alter date I intend to apply to the
Licence Commissioners of South Vancouver [or
a shop licence ior the purpose of selling spirituous and fermented liquors on the premises situated on Let 8. Block 49, D. L. 3651.
Dated at Collingwood East, B.C., this
6th day ol  November,  1913.
Brothers Who Made Hockey Possible on the Pacific Coast
JAMES CHAPMAN
Secretary Wanted
Written applications will be received by the undersigned up to Wednesday, November 26, for position of
Secretary to the North Fraser Harbor Board. State experience and qualifications.   Salary $100 per month.
R. C. HODGSON,
1654 15th Ave. East.
South Vancouver.
FRANK PATRICK
LESTER PATRICK
The hockey season of 1913-14 will open in Vancouver on December S, with
Westminster  meeting   the   Vancou ver team
CJ The "Chinook" has in preparation one of the most elaborate
holiday editions that has ever been published in Hritish Columbia.
���J It is unnecessary to inform the many readers of this paper that
thc illustrations and matter will be of the best and that the work
will be done absolutely lo the King's taste.
<J This publication will be issued December 20 in time In reach
all parls of lhe Dominion by Christmas and the old country liy the
Xew Year, It will be sold for 10 cents per copy and make a very
desirable Christmas remembrance.
<J There is no better advertising medium than the Christmas
"Chinimk." A mere casual perusal of the advertising columns of
this special number will demonstrate to the buying public of South
Vancouver that there are markets within the borders of this municipality of which they are entirely unaware. Representation of all
the business life of South Vancouver in the Christmas Number of
the "Chinook" will present South Vancouver to the world in its
most convincing manner, and in a way that can be secured by no
other method. Those desiring to increase their business should
notify this office at once, and reserve space.
<i Do you want to advertise South Vancouver and at the same
time send your friends in the old home town something that will
describe better than can be done in any other way, the city in which
you live? If so, mail your orders at once to "Chinook," 4601-3-5
Main Street, Vancouver. TEN
GREATER VANCOUVER CHINOOK
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1913
The New
Winter
Fashion Book
Is In
BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER
C-C a La Grace Corsets
Big Values
In Ladies' and
Children's
Underwear
The Best Corsets for shape, keeping and figure fitting made. Aluminium filled
c.nd think of it, every pair guaranteed. See the elastic over the hips. Special, $4.00
We have them $1.00 to $4.00.
PENMAN'S HOSIERY FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN. And note, ladies,
we have the out sizes in both cashmere and lisle. Our big seller is 35c, 3 for $1.00.
THE NEW CHRISTMAS TIES are here and to the public that has inspected our
Neckwear this will be a well received item. See our specials, 35c 50c and 75c.
CASHMERE GLOVES FOR LADIES. We have a swell assortment of these in
black, grey, brown and chamois. We will put this value up against any in the city.
35c and 50c.
BOYS' and GIRLS' FALL SHOES. A straight saving here of 25 per cent. Now
is the time for RUBBERS.   We carry all sizes.
LANCASTER  &   FOX CO.
25th and Main St.   I    the economy house    |   25th and Main St.
Correspondence
Letters i" the Editor are- cordially invited. The "Chinook'' recognizes that there are diverse view- em
many lubjectl anil lliat tln-ir ventilation through these columns may
lee of relief I" ilu writers and eef interest tee readers, The Editor oi the
"Cl im ��� ���'*." how ever, el"e i nol necessarily identify himself ��iih the opinions i ��� pn --i-'l
|To tin- Editor of tin.1 "Chinook"!
Sir,���The misdirected seal e.i' a certain pious charlatan of local fame bas
recently held liim up, first, t��� > tlu- indignation and anathema, ami later i"
I tlu- ridicule ami contempt "i the majority   'ei   Seelltll    Vancouver   residents.
This  ultra-Christian  person ami  a
lew ni his satelltes, having succeed-
am sure, satisfy even those friends
win, have hail so little regard fe.r my
personal welfare as to urge m<- lee
enter lhe lists. There are- jn-t fe.rty-
leeiir reasons why I s'lutilcl not do so.
Here are a  lew of thetn :
I know ie.ee Jittle about municipal
affairs generally.
I know i.e.. much about the affairs
eef South Vancouver,
I know thai there are a number eel'
conflicting interests in the municipality, everyone fi llie-ni insistent upon -min special tiling lei In- done at
ihe  general   expense
I I now thai ilu- Anancial i����� siiiem
i- desperate, that all unsold debentures, and probably current tax
inoneyti are hypothecated to the bank
io provide a huge temporary loan at
a high rate of interest
I know that it is ihmliiful whether
this entanglement eau Ih- got rid of
in the near future.
I   believe   that  il  may  result   in  the
point   if   there   had   seemed   to   lie
possibility nf setting  things right in
a twelve months. I
There   are   al   lea-l   a   d-ezen
reeves   lying   re.und   waiting     fen'     a
chance  i"  - iv  ihe  municipality.
\n.l   I i;l\-femrlhly :      I   In lieve   that
;l know my business, my ability, my
limitations, better than any friend "i
would-be-supporter can possibly kni w
them, ami   I  am acting  accordingly.
There i- one thing eM,,re. 'I 111
pn -i ill council ha-, in my opinion,
proved itself utterly incompetent, -������
much so indeed that mosl "i iis memberi eh' HOI even realize tlie mes- in-
teei whieh they haw permitted things
tee come, 'lhe-- nie i' sheeiild remain
at home.    If they do nol  liny should
he opposed anil  defeated.
N'mus 11uly,
T.  DICK IK.
November 18. WIS.
REMOVAL NOTICE
Vane
ouver,
B.C.
On and after October 25th, 1913, the offices and warehouse of this
Company will be located at 1 136 HOMER STREET, where we will have
larger  premises  with  better  facilities  for  handling our  increasing   business.
NEW TELEPHONE, SEYMOUR 3230
Private Exchange to all Department!
Pease Pacific Foundry, Limited
GROCERIES at
Money-Saving
Prices
You save money, make your
interests more secure and help
10 build up tlie municipality by
buying your goods in South
Vancouver.
The big Vancouver department stores have an interest
in your money alone. They
have no further interest in
South Vancouver. It starts
and ends there.
W'e ask you to read the prices which wc give below and
compare them with the prices
which prevail at the hie; Stores
in the city. We can not only
lave you money but you are
helping your holdings in
South Vancouver by keeping
all lhe business you can at
home.     Remember   too,   that
we- guarantee all the geiods we
sell as being absolutely right.
Dn the department stores do
that?
Here arc a few of our cash
1 rices:
Pe...   per   tin $10
Gooel   Potatoei,   per   lack 85
3 Ibi our Tea    1.00
B.R.   Tea,   per   lb 35
3  tint   Old   Dutch   Cleanier 25
18-lb.   Hack   Sugar 1.05
49-lb.   sack   Flour,   any  kind 1.75
49-lb.   Back   Economy   Flour...... 1.60
10-lb. sack  Pastry  Flour, regular price
45c 35
New  season   Lemon   and   Orange   Peel
2 lbs 25
New  season's  Citron   Peel,  per  lb.  .20
2-quart   bottles   Malt   Vinegar 25
E.   D.   Smith's   Strawberry   and   Crab
Apple  Jam,   regular   25c.  while  they.
last    20
Cheese,    per    lb 20
2   tins   Pineapple 25
6   lbs.   Washing   Soda 15
Maple   Syrup,   per   bottle 25
Loose  Lard,  per  lb 15
Tar Soap, regular  10c. now 05
2 tins    Molasses 25
3 lbs  Currants    25
Sultana   Raisins,  per  lb 10
16-oz   Package   of   Raisins 10
2   large   tins   Quaker   Tomatoes... .25
8 lbs  Onions    25
Coal   Oil.   per   gal 25
C. B. Hutton & Co.
Cor.  TYNE  anil  WESTMINSTER ROADS
Telephone Collingwood 2
COLLINGWOOD   EAST
Amateur Football Not
Given Proper Encouragement
South Hill and Riverview Boys Battle for Position in League But Get no
Support at Home���Time for People To Wake Up
Wake up you lovers of amateur
sport. Pinch yourselves and sec if
you  are  really alive.
Surely there must bc enough enthusiasm and interest in tlie 40,000
people that live ill Soulh Vancouver
to properly support two amateur
football teams iu the league. Hut according to the management of the
South llill anil Riverview teams, they
might as well he dead, for all thc in-
tercsl and support that.is given them.
It is a bad state of affairs when thc
citizens of the municipality will nql
turn out to the games or contribute
i sufficient amount to pay the expenses of running an amateur team
which arc slight at the meist. The
city teams are given encouragement.
Their gate receipts more than pay
all expenses for running the games
and leave a nice nest egg besides.
Hut in South Vancouver.it is different. The players to the number of
about 40 are fighting to hold their
position well up in thc league and
considering tbe odd! the teams are
good. While C'oipiillam and the B.
C.   Electric teams arc out in front,
JOS. H. BOWMAN
ARCHITECT
118     CROWN'     BUILDING
PENDER  STREET
VANCOUVER.
at this writing, even they are compelled to admit that the local boys
have an equally as good team, and
with the proper support from the
citizens, would be making a close
light right now for the top rung of
I the ladder.
On Saturday, November 22, South
Hill will tackle the H. C. Electric
team on their grejumls near Fraser
street. It is up lo thc people to turn
out and give the home boys a little
boost and help along the game of
amateur sport, for it tends to make
better men of the players. It encourages clean living and honesty and
on the whole makes for the benefit
of the community.
If you, Mr. Reader, arc one o(
lluise people who want to see Smith
Vancouver hold ils place in the II.
C. amateur sporting arena, ihen take
next Saturday afternoon off, be on
lhe side lines when time is called and
besides giving some word of encour-
agejiH'iil, remember lhat there are expenses lo he paid, and show your appreciation hy letting loose of a piece
of silver.
You will feci better for it.
Edmonds
Miss Mildred Bonsor has returned
to her home on Wise Road after an
extended trip to the prairies.
St      St      St
Mr. Howard Cox was a visitor to
Edmonds this week, having returned
from the prairies.
*    *    *
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Waters have
returned from their honeymoon trip
to Victoria, and have taken up their
residence on  Stride  Avenue.
Mr. G. G. Cordell has opened a
grocery store in the Edmonds Block
which was vacated by the Edmonds
general store some weeks ago. Although he was a former member of
the said firm, he is in no way connected with it now.
WANTED
BINDERY���Experienced girl wanted
for folding and stitching. Apply
at once to "Chinook" Office, cor.
Main and 30th Avenue.
COLLINGWOOD INDEPENDENT
BUTCHERS
PRIME BEEF
LOCAL MUTTON
CHOICE P-ORK
LOWEST  CURRENT
MARKET      PRICES
Simpson & Sons
Proprietors
(Next Baptist Church)
Cor.  Joyce  and  Woodland  Ave.
COLLINGWOOD   EAST
Good Templar Lodge Meeting
���j,    "Springridgc" Good Templar Lodge
ji No. 79, held their usual weekly mcet-
' dug Friday evening last in the Cedar
JCottage  Hall, Victoria  Road.    Satis-
, fjtAtion was expressed at the outcome
of   the   recent   rally   on   temperance
Sunday,   when  all  the   local   temperance   organizations   united     for     the
evAnt.    Bro.  Geo.  F.    Cotterill,    of
Seattle, International Counsellor, was
among the speakers.
Reports showed a small gain in
membership for the closing term. The
initiatory ceremony was followed by
the installation of officers. The likli-
hood of a lodge being organized in
the vicinity of Collingwood was reported as well as a Temple at South
Hill.
Collingwood will soon boast An or
chestra of its own. "The Hinton Or
chestra" will make its first appVarance
at the Collingwood Institute on Wednesday.    Be there to hear it.'
The  Park  environments of Agassiz,  B.  C.
ed in inducing a puerile council, by
threats of opposition at the next election, to pass a Sunday Trading Bylaw, have ever since been congratulating themselves on the successful
outcome of their efforts. But alas!
Having got everything just settled
exactly as it should he according to
their narrow and prejudiced views,
cullies the decision of a learned Supreme Court Judge and disperses into the aether of limbo this chimera
of an  exuberant piety!
What will Ihis reverend person
now think? It is up to him and his.
Whether he hc a reverend Pye or
merely an ordinary lemon pic, we are
ready for his assault and can promise him defeat right along the line,
so long as we have enlightened men
on our judiciary who give our laws
a broad interpretation, and administer them humanly, and who, also,
are  utterly  opposed  to   such   zealous
affairs of the municipality going into
the hands of a receiver.
1 know that irrespective of this entanglement the high taxes now paid
are scarcely more than enough to
provide the school moneys and the
interest and sinking fund of our various  debenture  issues.
I know that without increase of
taxation we can barely pay tlresc fixed charges and running expenses without speaking of road repair or necessary   improvements.
I know that the people cannot and
will not stand for higher rates while
present conditions continue.
I know that nine tenths of thc peo-
I pie   desire   union   with   the   City   of
| Vancouver,   thai   the   government  has
refused   the   necessary   enabling   act
twice, that  it may do so a third time.
but that  the people will still persist.
1 know that the only reme.dies for
A Musical Event
The choir of Westminster IVesby-
terian Church, 26th and Sophia
(block east of Main) assisted by several well-known artists arc giving an
evening of classical music in the
church on Tuesday. December 2. Edward E. Harper, Mus. Doc., L.L.D.,
will bc the piano soloist and accompanist for the evening. To hear this
artist alone will be a revelation to-
many in Vancouver. The following
artistes will also as>ist to make an
enjoyable musical evening for those
who attend : Soprano, Miss Irene
Currie; bass, Mr. W. 11. Barton; contralto, Miss Louise Ilassi-ll; violin.
Miss A. M. Etamsden; tenor, Mr.
Magnus Irvin; elocution, Miss J. M.
Robertson.
 n   nm   ���
Mr. A. Rainage. contractor for Mrs.
II. Standish'a house, expects it to be
completed before Christmas.
1                                        *                            l-e      *
V
-     ���-      t.      u.
r
-    -   .L.
City of Trail, B.C., showing the huge smelter and refinery of the   Canadian Consolidated mining and smelting company i,
bigots  with  their  hateful and  retro
gressive propaganda of coescion anfj-
intolerance.
Cave canem!
Your truly,
A. C.  HENDERSON.
November 17, 1913, South Vancouver
To the Editor of the "Chinook" :
Sir,���I am informed that I have
been named in your columns as a
probable candidate for the reeveship
in South Vancouver. In justice to
friends who have thought of supporting me and in fairness also to other
gentlemen who may think of coming
forward 1 wish to say that I am not,
and will not, be a candidate for the
reeveship or any other office in South
Vancouver at this time.
My reasons for declining are so
many and so strong that they will,"]
ur ills and discontents are time, pa-
Ltience, and economy.
\ 1 know that time, patience and
economy are not popular remedies.
i I know, therefore, that the only administration that 1 could stand feer
would not bc  popular.
These are some of my reasons; are
they  not  enough?
Here are others of a personal nature :
1 have no ambition to he in public
life.
I have no aptitude for. and lake nee
pleasure  in  handling  public  business.
I have troubles enough of my own.
I have no time tor endless talking
and jawing.
I have no money to spend in getting elected to a position 1 do not
want. ���
I cannot afford to work for twenty-
live dollars a month and board at
home.     (I   might   have   waived   this
COUNCILLOR WILBERS
ON "PUBLIC UTILITIES"
 (Comlnned  from  1'age  1)
is entering on a period of unparalcl-
leel activity, but we have earned immunity from the unwarrantable condemnation with which some irre-
iponsible pee>ple assail us.
It is our aim to secure those public utilities that will prove of immediate and lasting benefit to the community. It is our desire to leave to
posterity an inheritance of assets that
will enable] them justly to recall our
memory with some degree of pride
and respect. In conclusion, I would
say that the people themselves must
be wise in a civic sense. As William
Johnson Fox said, "A wise, a just, a
truthful, a vigorous management will
only exist where there is an honest,
generous, intelligent, faithful and
beneficicnt  population."

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