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The Greater Vancouver Chinook May 2, 1914

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I.   No, 51
Price 5 cents
Candidates for the Reeveship
Probably a Two-Man Contest
Probabilities of Turning of Events on Monday's Meeting
Discussed in Detail
Following are some of the men
who have been mentioned as possible
candidate's feir the reeveship of South
Mr. R. C. Hodgson, president of the
1! ard of Trade and North Fraser
iI arbor  Commissioner.
Mr. J. A. Kerr, ex-reeve.
Gideon G. Rombough, well-known
pr 'perty  owner.
J. G. Gibse.n.  River Road, retired.
Councillor Rutledge, Ward One.
Councillor G. VV. Thomas,, veteran
municipal official.
Mr. Donald Burgess, contractor,
iV'rmer schmel  trustee and councillor.
Mr. W. J. Allan, candidate at last
election  for  Ward  Seven.
Councillor  Edward   Gold.
While the salary which now geies
with the reeveship of South Vancouver is an item not to be sneezed
al���$2,000 per year���there seems to
he no keen  race  for  the  stakes.
Of the nine men mentioned, the
number of candidates is likely to nar-
TOW down to not more than three.
Mr. Hodgson told the "Chinook"
that the paper had every authority for
positively denying any intentions on
his part to run for reeve. Mr. Gib-
son, River Road, is also said t.i have
made a positive statement that he
wouldn't consider the position at this
lime. Mr. Burgess declares that he
is out of the running- that he never
bad any ambitions along the lines of
aspiring for the reeveship and that
ihere is an end to it. Mr. Allan is
said not to have any desire to contest
South Vancouver  at  this  time.
While there may be a three-corner-
ed fight, it would seem that the
chances are that it will materialize
into a two-man combat. Ex-Reeve
Kerr has had great pressure brought
to bear upon him to go back into the
���ffice he vacated last year. Councillnr Gold has also been asked by many
iriends and admirers to throw the
bat again into the ring. Councillor
Rutledge is being pressed to run.
Councillor Gold has not made any
Statement on the sunject. Some of
the Gold boosters told the "Chinook"
this week that the militant councillor weiuld run and that that fact could
be printed authoritatively. It is said
that Councillor Geild is not without
tleettbt as to the sincerity ol" some of
those who have approached him.
Hence the statement, "Beware of tlle
Greeks when they approach you bearing gifts."
Ex-Reeve Kerr is being boomed
f.ir the position and he would lind a
big following, no doubt. Ile has stated to the "Chinook" that if tbe people want him, he will run. Further
than that he does not care to express  himself.
Just what Councillor Rtttledge's
plans are is not known. The councillor is proving to be quite an astute
public man and his statements are
usually made with considerable care.
That he is the idol of the majority of
the people of Collingwood, seems
pretty plain, from developments so
far this vear. He would have a strong
following in the race for the reeveship.
It is said thai had not illness overtaken Mr. J. C. McArthur, he would
be in the race and that strongly. Mr.
McArthur's support at the last election was largely due to his personality. And his running is said to
have surprised himself at that time.
However, Mr. McArthur has been
failing in health lately and it is saiil
that he would hesitate before undergoing the  strain  e.f another  election.
Reeve Dickie is out of the game,
definitely and finally. He does not
care to take a hand in it one way or
the other. He ran for reeve at the
last election with the idea solely in
mind that his services might be of
value to the municipality at this time.
His position is that his colleagues
on the council have not considered
the matter in that light, and consequently, the only graceful and sensible plan which appealed to him was
to retire and allow the council to
proceed along their own lines and
elect a reeve with whom they at least
could  harmonize.
Male���Wanted within ten clays good reliable
man, Canadian citizen, over twenty-one years
of age, weight about 250 pounds, heavy build, in
good physical condition, several years experience
as prize fighter necessary, not too much education, man not afraid to back up his principles
with his fists if necessary, must be property owner of South Vancouver and member of United
Brotherhood of Bulldogs. Needed immediately
for Reeve of South Vancouver.���Apply Municipal Hall, corner Wilson Road and Kraser Street.
Ratepayer Requests Councillors
To Publish Statement of Actions
In Letter to " Chinook " Ratepayer Asks [that Councillors State
the Actions that Led up to Reeve Dickie's Resignation wsu
Activity Reigns on Main Street
Company Employs Local Labor
First Section of Work to Approach Completion at Expiration of
One Month
-Main Street dirt flew this week as
it has never flown before when the
Dominion Creosoting Company turn-
���'1 in nearly one hundred men between Sixteenth and Twenty-filth
Work on the contract is proceeding
rapidly. So far all South Vancouver
men have been employed and the
company  refuse  to  hear applications
for employment from any but local
Materials are being hauled to the
yards of thc company on the Pound
property at the corner of Twenty-
ninth Avenue, and Main Street is already taking on a new complexion.
Thc contractors promise that one
month will see the back broken of
the  lirst  section  of the work.
Mi R. C, Bracewell, for three and
ne- half years an efficient and trustee! member of the Municipal Hall
Itaff, left Wednesday for Penticton,
where he will take over the duties of
Clerk to the Municipal  Council.
It will be gratifying to Mr. Brace-
Well's many friends to know that he
was selected for the important position .it Fenticton from among a large
number of applicants, all of whom
were well qualified and widely experienced in municipal work.
Benjamin Charles Bracewell was
'"rn at Gargrave, Yorkshire, in 188��.
'le is one of the many Yorkshire-men
Who have made good in British Columbia. Mr. Bracewell came to Vancouver, and upon his own merits, he
secured a clerical position at thc
Municipal Hall. He advanced rapidly I" the position of cashier for the
Municipality, one of the most response  positions  in  the  service.
Mr. Bracewell will bc greatly miss-
"1 in social and church circles in the
community, During his residence in
South Vancouver Mr. Bracewell was
':.member of the River Road Metho-
",'st Church and one of the most active workers in the congregation. He
look a keen interest in musical affairs
'/'"I his splendid tenor caused him to
ways be in great demand. Mr.
bracewell was associated with the
work of the Riverview Troop of Boy
, His going away will mean a severe
h,ss to the Municipality. He was at
a_'l times a courteous, gentlemanly of-
'lcial, accurate in all things and ab-
-"lutely reliable. There is little ques-
'">n but that Mr. Bracewell's appointment to the Penticton office will be
h"t one step up in the the ladder of
Councillor Stevens in conversation
with the "Chinook" saiel "I regret
very much tlle action taken by Reeve
Dickie in handing in his resignation.
I have no definite knowledge of wdio
will be the candidate or candidates.
"In answer lo friends who have
approached me as to my own candidature, 1 wish t.e say that I have no
definite Statement to make. Whoever the next reeve may be I trust
harmony will be preserved and that
the business of the municipality will
be carried on satisfactory to the ratepayers. So far as present conditions
of the council arc concerned, it is
good and  harmony prevails."
Councillor C.oltl would make no
statement with regard to the reeveship at present.
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It was the general opinion of the
Council at the close of their sitting
on estimates that about the same rate
of millage would obtain this year as
last. Thc assessment has been reduced on both wild and improved lands.
That for 1913 was. for wild land,
55.634.905; for improved. $29,614,695;
that for 1914 was, for wihl land $4.-
764.389 and for improved $28,433,620.
The balance in favor eif this year is
for wild land $870,516 and for improved $1,181,075.
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Councillor Thomas and Twiddy
left for Victoria on Wednesday evening, where they will present the government with a request for a grant
towards paving Fraser Street. They
will also be present with the Municipal Solicitors at Vancouver's appeal
against its apportionment with respect to sewerage tax.
Mr. and Airs. N. Mason have moved into their new home at 113 Fortieth
Avenue West.
Quarterly communion service was
observed in the Knox Church on Sunday  morning.
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Rev. Mr. Davidson left fe.r Kamloops, Wednesday, to visit his sister,
Mrs.  Tindall,  who is ill.
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The Coast Lumber and Fuel Company have received fourth prize on a
team of draught horses at the Vancouver  Horse  Show.
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Dr. Bairtl will address the Young
Peoples' Guild of Knox Church on
Moutlay evening, May 11. Ilis subject will be "Health Hints."
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peach, who
with Mr. Peach's parents have been
residing in South Vancouver this winter, left on Wednesday for their former  home  in   Alberta.
it en it
The funeral of Mrs. H. Armishaw
took place from her residence, 48th
Avenue, on Tuesday, to Mountain
View Cemetery, Rev. Mr. Pye conducting the services.
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Regular Monthly Meeting of the
South Vancouver Liberal Club will
be held in their club rooms e.n Main
Street on Thursday. May 7 Important business will be taken up and a
full attendance is requested.
* *    *
Mr. William Findlay, who with his
family moved to San Diego lome
months ago i- on a business trip nl'
several weeks lei Seeuth Vancouver.
He thinks tbat feir Ihe business man.
Vancouver is the best of the coast
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Park   Lodge,  Xex 66. I O.O.F.. hehl
a church parade to the Jubilee Methodist Church em Sunday afternoon,
when Rev. Mr. W righl preached an
eloquent sermon greatly appreciated
by a large congregation. The cheiir
rendered special music.
St       St      St
A quiet home wedding took place
at the residence of Mr. Hulnie, drill, m Street and Twenty-eighth Avenue. ..ii Saturday evening, when Miss
Annie Dugan Blair of Vancouver, was
married tei Mr. John Collins, formerly of Belfast, Ireland, Rev. George
Pringle officiating.
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The Ladies' Aid of Mountain View-
Church held their annual meeting oji
Tuesday afternoon. Reports for the
past year showed much progress.
Nearly $1,000 have been raised for
Church funds. The officers electee!
are: Mrs. J. P. Betts. president:
Mrs. G. O. Grant, vice-president; Mrs.
Miller, secretary and Mrs. I". Pug-
slev. treasurer.
* et.       *
Nineteen members of the Primary
class of the Westminster Church Sunday School celebrated their graduation exercises and were presented
with their certificates on Sunday. The
girls were dressed in white and. with
the boys, made a very pretty picture
as they went through their program.
Two girls. Misses Laura McPherson
and Helan Heather presented each
graduate with a basket of flowers.
Presentations of flowers were also
made to the primary superintendent.
Mrs. G Heath and to the superintendent.  Mr.  Burns.
The Juvenile Western Stars, No.
23, 1. O. G. T., South Vancouver, with
their superintendent, Miss Mr. J.
Clear, were entertained on Tuesday
evening by the Try Again Lodge, No.
88, pf the city. Thc juvenile visitors
furnished a program of songs and
recitations after which they were
served wilh refreshments. Games
followed. They returned to their
homes at 9.30 o'clock.
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Two baseball matches were played
'���ii the Carleton School grounds on
Saturday. In the morning, the junior
Knox Presbyterians defeated Mountain View Methodist players, thc
score lieing 19-4. In the afternoon,
[the intermediate Presbyterians de-
jteated the Mt. Pleasant Methodist
organization 7-1. In the latter, Mr.
Angus Finlttyson put up some splendid playing.
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Mrs. James Macaulay addressetl
the "Kingsway Auxiliary" oi the Victorian Onler of District Nurses in
Carleton Hall on Monday afternoon,
"ti the work of the Order. Several
new names were added to the list of
members, i his auxiliary is very active and since its inception several
months ago has established a nurse
in a home at 183 Fairmont Street. A
relief committee has been formed
with Mr-. Craig. Carleton Street, as
convener, '
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At the first annual meeting of the
.\li--i..ii Band of Mountain View
Church, which teeok place recently,
the following officers were elected for
tlle year : Miss Elizabeth Johnson
(re-elected1) president; Miss Helen
Conner, vice-president; Miss Marsh
Davidson, secretary and Miss Mina
Dew, treasurer. The president and
secretary were presented with certi-
ficates of life membership, Miss
Myrtle Acton, vice-president, presided.
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The proposal to devote $8,000 to
the erection of permanent School
Board offices having been turned
down by the people the management
of the board discussed at the last
meeting a plan to convert one of the
annex buildings of the Mackenzie
School into a temporary office. An
audit is being made of the board's
finances for this purpose. At present
there is no accommodation for ratepayers should they wish to attend the
board meetings.
*    *   *
The third anniversary of St. David's
Presbyterian Church was celebrated
on Sunday and Monday. Rev. Dr. E,
I) McLaren delivered a strong serine, it on "Faith" at the morning service and Rev. A. S. Morton, of Westminster Hall took "Prayer" for his
evening subject. Large congrcgati.ms
attended both servicer. On Monday
evening a most successful concert was
held at which Rev. J. R. Robertson.
pastor, presided. Tbe following excellent program was rendered : Mrs.
Stirling. Mrs. W. W. Robertson, Miss
Snowden, and Mcssts. Millican, W.
XV. Robertson. Walling and Robson,
assisted by the Sunday School choir
and the church choir. One of the
meist enjoyable features of the evening was a dialogue by fourteen of the
young people, entitled "Why I Never
Ueliteir  Chine.ok :
If any councillor of South Vancouver is fair enough to do sei, will he
accept this invitation te�� present
through the press a candid statement
of the council's actions which led to
the resignation of Reeve Dickie. To
say he does not know why will not
be considered an answer at all.
Reeve Dickie was elected by a majority large enough to satisfy anye.ne
and it cannot be said too emphatically that the confidence expressed in
him at the poll has been lessened by
any action of his, but on the contrary,
his actions have increased that confidence. When his resignation was.
known to the public there seems to
have been but one response in the
minds of his friends���not his personal friends, but those whei stand for
fair dealing and the good name of
the municipality. The opinion of such
men represents the truth, and it is
represented fairly in these words
"Dickie is so far superior to that
bunch of incompetents that it's a
shame that he should be asked to
work with them. I havn't it in my
heart te. ask him to reconsider his
resignation." The foregoing is just
what the thinking man is saying
though hc usually puts it much
Every man on the board seems to
think be is there to exph.it only himself and judging them by their loud
and noisy actions the government, or
rather misgeivernmeiit of Mexico is
a parallel easily recognized. They
are like explorers hunting elephants
who saw some mice and hunted them
in stead.
If it be true that these men represent tlle people who elected them and
that means in intelligence are only
their equals then we have the answer
to all the trouble South Vancouver
has made for itself. Incidentally, and
perhaps this is the only point worth
considering, these men are only an
enlarged portrait of what we ourselves   are���narrow,   selfish   and   sus-
picious with neet a single aim other
than self and a cheap unthinking no-
toriety. Could a man of Reeve
Dickie's perception of straightforward
energy work with a spirit of that
kind?    Will oil mix  with  water?
Ex-Reeve Kerr and Mr. McBride
are mentioned as possible candidates
for reeve. Judging these men by what
we kne.w of them publicly, either of
them will represent tbe real feeling
of the people but neither will represent the truth of lair minded progress
nor realize this idea, for they lack
the capacity so to do. If they did we
should have a repetition of Reeve
Dickie's action for undoubtedly Gold's
re-election was a f.tir verdict of popular opinion���a declaration that he is
what we are.
Can't the people of South Vancouver do some real thinking?���minus
suspicion,  froth and  foam.
P.S.���Should any member of the
council consider the invitation with
which this article opened and make
reply let it be without any reference
whatever te. anything else here said.
It is his view of this trouble and not
a criticism of this letter that the public  wants.
Mr. Brereton for England
Mr. A H. Brereton, clerk of the
water works department, South Vancouver, left on Friday morning for a
three months' trip to England. Mr.
Brereton has been for the past five
years in the employ of the municipality and has the distinction of being the longest employed in the building. His wife accompanys him on
his journey and his friends wish them
success on their trip.
Mrs. Lemessuirer wishes to announce that shc has resumed hcr deportment classes for children on Saturday mornings, 10.30 till 12 o'clock
at her heme on Pine St., Collingwood
Government Buys Post Office Site
Cor. Main Street and 43rd Ave.
Sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars Already Set Aside for Structure
Which will resemble that to be Built on Main and Fifteenth
That the Dominion Government
paiil Alderman Charles N. James $10,-
500 as a deposit on a lot at the corner of Wilson Road and Main Street���
the southwest corner���was announced
by President R. M. Robson at the
meeting this week of the Main Street
Improvement Association.
Main Street people were greatly
cheered up over the transaction and
President Robson's announcement
was  received  with  applause.
The Government will use the property as a site for a post office. It is
Stated the sum oi $50,000 is already
-ei aside in the Federal estimates for
the building, which will be erected
��� mi the comer and which will mean
the starting of a very busy centre at
the corner i i Main anel Wilson Road.
It is stated that lhe Post Office
building "ill be along the lilies of
the structure  which i-e  to bc erected
on Main Street, at the corner of Fifteenth Avenue. This building is to
cost $200,000, according to the plans.
Negotiations for the purchase of
the James property has been hanging
lire tor some months. It was at first
announced that the property on the
northeast corner had been purchased.
It is said that a substantial deposit
had been paid on this hit, but that
afterwards government representatives had seen lit to throw the deal
up in favor of the James properly.
The establishment of a new post
office in the district will be welcomed
by all the residents on the south
slope. At tlle meeting of the Main
Street Improvement Association semie
i.ne asked wh.e was to be appointed
P"St master at the new building. "Billy" Pound, came from a voice in the
audience. Mr. Pound, however, refused  t'i  take the matter seriously.
Mr. .tn.I Mrs". Black, .if Tyne Street,
celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of
their wedding on Saturday morning
last. Rev. Nir. Morgan speaking for
the guests, congratulated the briele
anil groom. Mr. Black replied and
said that he had seen much of the
jobd ami batl during the past fifty
years, but considering al! he had
found life sweet. The table was very
prettily decorated with flowers.    Mr.
i Black   is   73  years   of  age   ami   Mrs.
! Black 66.    Many useful presents were
j received by the happy couple. The
guests were Mr. R. Bickabv, Hannah
Gray, George A. Gray. Mildred Rick-
jaby." Mrs. William Rickaby, Wesley
Rickabv. Fav Rickaby. Miss Grace
Rickaby,  Mrs.  W.  Lawson.   Mr.  ami
iMrs. Thomas Walker. Mr. W. Morris! Mr, Marshal Lawson, Miss Freida
l.awson.   Mrs.   John   Rumble.   West-
i minster; Rev. and Mrs. Morgan, Mrs.
i Major,   Mr.   George   Gray,   Mr.   Fred
' Grav. Miss Ruth Gray. Tom Prentice,
Miss F.ssie Brown. Mrs. E. Brown.
Mr and Mrs. W. J. Prowse have
received letters from their daughter,
Mrs. H. Hassell, who with her -baby
left last week for St. Catherines. Ontario, where her husband has charge
of the je->bbing department of thc
"Evening Journal" of that city. The
letters report an  enjoyable  trip.
On April 29th. tit the home of Mrs.
-Belles.   Twelfth   Avenue.   Mi��8   Kmily
j Blanche  Walker  was  united  in  mar-
|riage to Mr. James Cornel Litscumbe,
both   of   Vancouver.     The   ceremony
twas   performed   by   Kev.  .1.     Willard
Litch.     The   briele.   who   was   given
away by Mr.  Douglas    Moore,    en-
jtcretl thc drawing-room to the strains
'of   Mendelssohn's   Wedding     March,
(rendered   bv   her   musical   instructor.
Mr.   W.   J.   Pollard,   of   the   Pollard
Opera  Company,  and  looked  charm-
I ing  in   a  dress  of  white   chiffon  and
lace over white satin.    She carried a
boiKiuet   of  lilies   of   tbe   valley   and
i rosebuds  knotted   with   ribbon.
The bride was attended by Miss
| Winnifrcd Bettes. gowned in white
cream voile. Mr. Alvin S. Irwin, of
Broadway, acted as groomsman. After the ceremony a sumptuous supper
was served. The wedding was attended by only intimate friends and
The groom's gift to the bride was a
handsome piano. The young couple
will leave shortly for a tour of important Eastern cities of Canada and
the. United States. They will visit
Stratford. .Ontario, the former home
of the bride.' On their return to Vancouver thev will resitle at Point Grey.
A baby boy was born to Mr. and
Mrs. II. HafjrfaXj .oivX"i.sJ_��il,P'1.nrn"
ing SATURDAY. MAY 2.  1'Jl-t
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Sold at 10 quarts for $1.00.
Visit our big new modern dairy and we will show you why it
is we can supply you with the best milk and cream and buttermilk
and butter sold in  Greater Vancouver.
Phone Fairmont 597
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Bitulithic approaches more closely than any other the
ideal of a perfect pavement.
Its notable durability makes it more economical than any
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The thoroughfares paved with bitulithic are an impressive
o'lject lesson in fine paving.
Bitulithic has been adopted in over two hundred cities in
the United States and fifteen cities in Canada.
See Granville Street, Fourth Street, Heather Street, Marine Drive and Magee Road in Point Grey; Georgia, Burrard
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Twelfth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, and Venables Street, in
Vancouver City.
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Phone:   Seymour 7130
714 Dominion Trust Bldg. Vancouver, B. C.
Glazed Cement
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Is tlie choice of property owners in
every city where its value has been
demonstrated. It gives good service
and has durability.
Dominion Glazed Cement Pipe Co.
Phone Fairmont 122
Banking Facilities
The Bank of Vancouver is amply prepared to offer Customers every
facility  of banking.
Savings Accounts of $1.00 and upwards  may  be  opened  at  any of
our   11   branches   in   British   Columbia +9
Incorporated  1908.
The Bank of
A saving of $62.50 on No. 10 and No. 11 Remington Typewriters.
We have a large stock of No. 10 and No. 11 Remington machines, which we have recently traded in as part payment on Underwood Typewriters. These are the latest model Remingtons, visible
writing,   two   color   ribbon   etc.���some only a few weeks' old.
Our price  $60.00
Also a large selection of all other makes of typewriters at our reduced prices.
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Items of Local Interest Should be Addressed to the "Labor Editor"
Work at  Last
W e.lk    W.I-    -tarte el   eel]    Mall.    Street
Monday, a gang ol men being started
ying  ilu' neccssarj   drain-, prepara-
teery  tee paving
Sections < mc .mel Two are 1" ing
proceeded with which entails paving
| I're.in 16th Wenue to Bodwell Road.
It i- i . be hop. .1 that thc Council will
go one better still and give- urdi rs
for ihe r, -i of ilu- work. H> to do-
ing it would help I., solve thc unemployed problem in Seeuth Vancouver
-ee far as the outside laboring man is
concerned���ior  a   time'  ai   least.
���     it     it
Labor's Answer in the Transvaal
der ih,   Dominion Trades and Labor;
- was t.e Canada     Ai an ex-
The   sand-bai
adopted by Premier Botha when he
deported the leaders of organized labor hav.' had their answer m thc Provincial  elections.
lln. effectually the labor vet. responded i'e the call i- made apparent
when it i- seen that the lab..rite- have
captured 2.1 of thc i.i seats in the
house, How can men be called agitators when ihey have an overwhelming majority ���.f their fellows at their
Herewith is the detail- whieh -peak
feer themselves :
Seat-      Votes
Labor       2.1      26,108
Unionist         2       12,305
Nationalists   (Botha)...    ���        3,029
Men/..Kites        ��� 891
Independents       ��� 630
St      tt      st
U. M. W. A. Executive Board RenewF
Its Promise of Support
frank Farrington, International
Board Member of America, has returned tie Nanaimo after a length)
visit t" ilu- East. He brings with
him the re-newed assurance of the
I'ni'.e'el Mine Workers of America
that they will continue to render financial support and assistance to the
miners of Vancouver Island until such
time as the present trouble i- settled.
Various rumors to the contrary have
been circulated by persons with malicious desire i'e discourage the miners
The U. M. W. A. carefully calculated
the- probably cost of establishing a
decent wage scale and �� orking o n
ditions for the miners nf the island
and hai e the money to cany the I
-ui until ilie'ir objeel is achieved.
He Was Extremely Lucky to Get
Away With It
.1. W. Higgin says he started work
em the Pacific Greal Eastern railway
grade al Eagle Harbor, April 15, at
noon. He hired as a bridge carpenter, Inn owing iee an insufficiency eei'
;��� ainsters, was askeel to do teaming
until another man arrived. Tin new
man arrived the next day at noon
Higgin wa- told to gel his wages at
the office as he was no longer required. Thus he had one day's �� ag -
in draw. Al the office thej
him 30 cents for his day's wnrk aftel
stopping $1.20 for meals and $1.00 f ir
doctor's monthly dues.
- ���-'���--   ....-   en  v auaeia        \.   an
ample of the aim of the congn --.
Matters instanced the case oi
Workmen's Compensation bill.
"'!   >-   called  a   compensation
but it i- really a protection bill,'   ���
Mi Walters, Its aim wai to make it
so expensive for an employer to have
In-  workmen  maimed that  he-  would
- ���; that they wire protected in an
adequate manner. "Vou cannot compensate the human life which i- sac-
ritii ed e.n the altar of prolit." continued the speaker. "There i- no need
'"' a single life to be sacrificed to
ensure us a sufficiency of food, -ln-1-
n-r or clothes." Speaking of tbe appeal heard in some quarters te. the
workers of Canada not to be- linked
up with iheir fellow workers in the
United States, Mr. Watters said : "I
'���; ii' heard the workers appealed Pe
for their patriotism to refrain from
joining hands with their fellows
across the line. I have heard them
asked to keep their good Canadian
dollars in iheir own country and nol
send them to the- United Stati - to
keep a hunch of grafters and wasters
ill   i'llelle---.
"But let me tell ye.u this:   For every
it ".el Canadian dollar senl aero.-- the
border there are threi Vankee dollars
e i ii || t.i secure i.r thc Canadian
workers belter working condition..
All the per capita tax levied on Canadian trade unionists for the next quar-
t< i ol a century will not paj back what
has been senl b> the International
body mt" the province oi Nova Scotia alone." In England an.l Europe
it was the same The) would find
that organized labor waa faced with
tin lime problems Oul {,i thi-
world-wide movement grew the International Federation of Trades
rnie.n-. u hich would hold iti in xt
convention in San Francisco in 1915.
Organized labot would gather together with Inn '.rn object In view���the
uplift of humanity. "On the shoulders e,f tin workers rests the weight
eet all "in en ilization Eliminate the
workeru and what would become e.f1
the re i if humanity? And the
workers, in recognizing the fact, were
taking upon themselves the respon-
ibillties e.f mankind " Turning to
neither phase of the international
movement, Mr   Watters asked, Whal
"I used tn think it was a noble
thing." he -aiel "Ii i- human butchery, and there i- no butchery more
sili- than human butchery. Do yen
kneew ut a -ingle instance where the
working class have gained by war?
I never have. I recall thc line- nf
Tennyson : 'Their- not I" make reply, theirs not t'e reason why. theirs
hut tn do and die.' But the workers
are beginning t i reason why; in realize the' fiendish work oi tin- armor
trti-t-, which was unly aiie.thcr illus-
tratieen of the solidarity "i labor.
When lhe worker! decide there will
be nee war. because there will be no-
bod) lefl i" fight in them." Mr. Watters concluded by urging ilu- trade
unionists tee co-operate iu the inter-
natiietial in.ivement.
Anderson Market
The Family Butcher at
the Sanitary Shop
Tel. Fair 1634
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy Hears a Rumor That Teddy  Roosevelt Intends tae Contest the
Weel   freens,   things   are   beginnin'
��� nu- back iae' their neirmai again
h .--I  si -  i iur as  Smiili   Vancou-
nei     if tin   daens ���>' the
���      council     are   ony
rile foil     "i here v. ere commencin'
'. Ml"   doon   tae  a   -tate-   o'   inter-
inal  peace-  ��herein   ihey   wud  be
'ae   devote   themselves   iae   the
��� iblc pursuits ..' truck fermin' an'
i   raisin' �� hen, like a bolt  frae
I lite, ihe  lele-. ve upset  the aipple
by  hauudin' in hi-  rcsignashun.
W iih- llu- folk up in South Vane..u-
v er are ������' a se���,rtin' an' frisky sorl o1
nature���-there   are   times   sich   as   the
'i they can ill afford the time
I necessary iae -ic an' important event.
11-   been   Freely   rumored   thai     the
ci  incil,  I'e.'.lizin'  ihis.    intend    post-
ponin' thc eleckshun for anither three
i President Walters Speaks on Internationalism
Tn a crowded audience in the F roily Theatre at Ottawa, Ont, last Sunday nigh'. James C. Wait, rs, pi i si
dent of the Dominion Trades and Labor congress, delivered a striking address "ii internationalism and trades
unionism, eluring iln- course of which
Mr. W'aii.r- said he wa- pleased '.������
see such a large number of the w irking classes present, .'ind tu those his
remarks would more particularly appeal. "1 would endeavor to -ay what
1 have- t" say in easily understood
language."   -aiel   llle'   Trades   Congress
president, "and I v. ill also say a ���'< .'-
thing- with which many will not
agree. In dealing wilh tin- subject
.ei international trade unionism I cannot undertake to explain why s ��� much
wealth i- in the hands .if a few, while
on   the othi I lefc are  mille lis
who possess jus; sufficient to enable
them i" Uaii a bare existence; nor
can I analyze what trade unionism
stand- fm'. I can only ileal iu general
terms with the world movement anel
simply i.nidi .'ii the higher points of
tlu- international aapeel nf the labeir
Tlu- speaker asked his audience to
try tee picture what the conditions eii
tlle workers "I the present elay would
be if their grandfathers befure them
had not organized themselves tee demand higher wages anil (ewer hours.
His mind was clastic enough but he
had failed to picture a state of affairs
which would have followed had they
in.t done su Mr. Watters then ga\ e'
a suppositious illustration nf the value
of organized as opposed to individual
effeert. Ile took the case of a body
of machinists who by Cotribhitttion hail
secured shorter hieiirs and higher
wages. They had made their demands
in a body. Instead nf nnc going tu
the boss they had all gone together.
That was primarily unionism. These
men were successful in obtaining their
demands. But they had found it necessary te. go tn either towns if they
wished the standard they had set tu
go up all the way 'round. So in other
trades. And afler all this had gone
on it had been feutnil necessary t" introduce some legislative measures to
safeguard the life and limbs of the
workers. To do this all trades in the
country had joined together and
formed the American Federation of
Insofar as labor found it necessary
to organize intei federation, the American Federatinn was not ci entitled
te. the L'nited States nor Canada nor
Mexico, but applied tei all three countries. Only in a legislative sense was
the American Federation confined to
the United States, and what the American Federation was across the bor-
Ireland  an'  ilu-  troubles   that   Mexi
co's gain: through.
Ill Ireland tliey hae tlu Car-unites |
an' the anti-Carsonites. In Sooth
Vancouver they hae the Goldites an'
ihe anti-Goldites. Tin- Carsonites are
lie-mim' their energies on preservin'
the union while the Goldites ������ i rl
their utmost  lae get the union,
Down in Mexico they hae their
Huerta, their Villa an' their Carranza.
Each   wan  i,'  them  think-  their   iin
�� ey i- :ii.- In -l.
Noo, while we hinna re-ached the
slate- u' civil war in Snuth Vancouver yet there hae been tinu-s when we
hae  cume   pretty  near  it.
I v i- ji-t thinkin' the ither .lay tae
myself hoo the thing wud plan ...it if
w. eli-1 happen tae tak it intae <.or
heiel-  tae  hae  a  bit  o' a  rumpus
There'-   nae   inn-   di icbts    il t   it
in.mills .. , that  the chickens mae hae  we'd hae a h 1 nf a time-     T
time  iae- get  their paddy feathers on Hae- streel or avenue in tin- mttnicipal-
in    the   grubs   nnn-   tae  gel   properly   ity  yae-  can   go  intae   witl
gnawin'   al   the   cabbages   an'     what   upholders  o'   baith   pairtles.    Tl
imt.     lly  that   time,  liny   feegur,  the   times I've saw   fellies in the  streel ar-
i inhabitant.'   should  be  in    a     proper guyin that  I wis surprised they didna
frame   o'   mind   tae   enter   intae   the   conn   I ie blows.
-- wi a   lue sense o' ii- "tremen-      If the worsl did ce me tae tin  worst
dons   potentialities,"  as   oor   honored   there's   nae   mistakin'  the   Gold  men
il   ugh   absent   member,   Carter  Cot-   mid   hae   an   awfu   advantage
ton, wud say, and lend the necessarj       Th,-   commander-in-chief   wud   hae
dignity   tae   th tcasion,     ''���������'.   m-   plentj    if  room  on  the    twentj    oi
other  eleckshun     Whee! thirty acres mi  .Main  Streel  tai   dreel
\-  maisl   i.   my  readers  are  aware-   his   airmy.     There's   an   erection   un
'���   th     si ���    n  ���-'  lln-  y-ar   when   ,:iII ,,' ,iK. corners o' '.he field where
the inhabitau -    baith male an' nana!,-    ��� , , ,,.,.,] tac manufacture wiul blocks
���are up tae theeyesin bizness     I'he  that mir.. than likely could be adapted intae   -une contrivance for manu-
r =-^���	
The  value  of <
lean milk,  pas-
teurized and clarified, produced
from   healthy
cows.,   by   .lean
methods, cannot be questioned.
Watch   for   our   wagons.     We
deliver in  South Vancouver.
10 quarts  -   $1.00
I weemen   Folks  ilu   while they're  fre
frae the spring chimin' fever are- busy
.��� eighin'  up  a'  ilu- ail-,  in   the  newspapers feegurin' not hoo thej  can ac-
I quire   their   summer   toggery   at   the
least possible expense.    This year especially ha- il been a tryin' lime.   I'm-   f ��� |,",/zVil' pa'-t" in   the ��ca.
heard   11   -anl   ihat   the   new   fangled       |   .,.kit   llu.   conductor  on   tl
lire.--   o    the   weemen   I.elk   this  year   what  ,. (.  sign  said  .,������  |,,.   tel,
has been iln- cause o   mony a rut m '
facturin' cannon balls. I noticed a
great big sign -luck up at th,- lit o'
wan u' iln- avenues alongside a shack.
I could emly mak ��� ><.t fower wi Is tl
it   "A   white   man's   neighborhood"  as
me  it
wis an invitation tae come up an jine;
.the lute m itherwise peaceful  hoose-  thej   ivere ,,.,������ ,,,, u.ch, ,,��� ,,,,. ,|u.
""i}Js:    ,.                .                    .      . principle'   o'    wild   blocks    for      Main
I     Hie slit skirt wi that wee, fascinatm Streel  or whether  they  should plant
.-   petticoat   peepin   ool   has  sentjt]le   Municipal   Hall   grunds   wi   car-
-  me    o    the   men   folk   near   crazy. ,.,,,.  ���.  turnips.     The  schaake  al   the
While  they re the  first   yins  tae  ad- ,,���.,,,.,., , ,. . : ,,   w> wnere they were
nun   ii  in niiy ither woman��� although ,,,,,,,,,-  ,���,  llu   insurgems.
they  vvunna be honest an   admit it-- He ,,,,, ,���,, .,,,, ���,.-.������. ,,,,. F<
vel I,. crate .1 they wont among their ,,.���, ���,,��� ,1U, as ,h      hae made tlu.���.
I....."! .!."' '"::""1 '""''   "���"���   "���   '���'"   ,; 'dwell Road wi the cre-
losoted   blocks,   layin'   miles   o'   drain
'"e   pipes  on   the   wey.
-v:k'      I Inn ii wis a' gaun tae turn ool he
this ony faurther.
I   happened   tae  ask   the   wife
ither  nicht, jist <'���.t o' curiosity
ken,  ii   she  intended  tae  be   in
far-linn   for yince  in  her  life  an'  acquire   a   slitleil   skirl.
As usual she started awa on a side
issue that had naethin' adae wi the
subject   al   issue   at   a'   except   that   it
j gien hcr a chance o' gien me her
opeenvin o' "s.eme o1 the shameless
hizzics" she saw paradin' the streets
lo'  Vancouver.
"Ma conscience." she savs, "if they
had conic oot wi dress like that at
hame they wud hae been horsewhup-
neil.    An' you men are tae blame for
lit a'." she continues; "yaer faur mire
lieht-minded oot here. What they
want for a wife here is no' a woman
: that'll be able tac wash an' mangle her
j man's   shirt,   daurn   his   stockin's   an'
shew buttons on his breeks, an' incidentally be a mither tae his bairns."
"Och.  gie  me  a  rest."    I   says.  "I
i wisna  wantin'  tae hear  that  a'  oure
again;    1  jist askit yae a plain, ccevil
iiuesiyin  an' yae micht answer a fellie  in  a  plain  strecht forrit wey."
"Gie   yae   a   rest,"   she   says;   "yae
I tak preciutis guid care yae hae plenty
i.e' that  exercise without me gien yae I baith be richt.
I ony, but  if yae want a  plain  answer]     While   1   admire
didna ken; he -aid if he had his wey
hc'il clear the whole darned h>t ool
an' i it in a polisman tae see that they
didna come near.
Talkin' tae anither fellie he menshuned tae tne there wis a certain in-
fluenshal body o' ceetizens that were
tryin' tac gel Teddy Roosevelt tac
come up an'  manage affairs.
Noo, when it ciimes tae a show
down the troubles in Ireland, in Mcx-
icn anil ill Sneith Vancouver are a'
brocht aboot  frae lhe same cause.
There are certain men in each place
wh.i think their ain pet opeenyins are
Ihe best an' who wunna budge an
I'm nu savin' but what each an a'
micht be in the richt although I think
they're entirely in the wrong in Sooth
Vancouver. He that as it may, the
word "compromise" seems tae hae
been forgotten all along the line.
While a man's fully entitled tae his
opeenyins yet he maun bear in mind
that the ither fellies ideas- are equally
valuable.    It's even possible they may
Frank Newton
strong   man   in
tae   yaere   questyin   I   micht   as   weel
i tell yae. when yae pretend tae be sae
ignorant   that   I've   mare   slit   skirts
; than   I've  whole  yins."
Of course they weemen are aye pr��-
I tctidin' tae be tuartyres when it comes
tae dress but vae'U notice when they
dae ony purchasin' in that line for
ever" cent thc man gets the wife gets
a dollar.
Xeeii. tae revert hack tae the trouble- that seem tae threaten oor spell
o' peace an' goodwill agin..
It has struck me that in a wey thc
situation in Sooth Vancouver is somethin' on a par wi what's gaun on in
public life, a mall able tae inspire and
lead his colleagues an followers by
the soundness ee' his logic���he very
sune loses my guid wishes (which are
we.rth something in they hard times')
when 1 see him ridiculin' without try-
in' tae unnerstaun his opponents argil tn cuts.
Atween Ireland an Home Rule, Wil-
m'ii an' Mexico an Sooth Vancouver
wi an' eleckshun "cumin' ou again"
were likely tae set auld Moore an' his
calendar guessin' this year.
Yours through the heather,
Established  1893
Refined Service   New Location
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof     Columbarium     and
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NO man can knock you on the sly,
And do so with impunity;
The only knocker who gets by
Is known as Opportunity. j TWO
UR Spring stock is now complete and we
are now ready to take care of your order
for spring sowing of Timothy, Clover, Alfalfa,
and all field seeds, also garden seeds which are
all tested in our own warehouse. We carry a
full line of Fruit and Ornamental stock, Bee
Supplies, Fertilizers and all garden requisites.
Catalogue for asking.
The Henry Seed House
A. R. MacDOUGALL, Prop.
524 Kingsway       -     -     -     Vancouver, B. C.
In the absence of Mr. Madill, Rev. i Dn Monday afternoon, Maq 4. the
I. W. Williamson, travelling secretary 1 regular monthly meeting uf the Poli-
nf Sunday Schools e.f II. C., preached tical Equality League will be held at
at ihe i'rebsyterian Church la-t Sun-1the home uf Mr-. Kidd on 23rd Ave.
lay, .norning and evening, while next ' Members   ami   friends   interested   re-
Sunday  ibe  pulpit  will  be  Riled by  quested to attend.
Mr   Douglas, Immigration Officer ofI	
the  Presbyterian  Church. i
Mi-s   Margaret  Spooner, a  popular
member   uf   the   Robson     Memorial
church   choir,   ami   Mr    W.   Russell,
wen-   quietly   married   at   the   church,
At  the ho
Mr-. James
ic .if the bride's mother,
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^        Xurmand.   18th Avenue
& frutureharPePsfdeCn0cUePa. Capita. Ilii!.   I    R   Alii      Rev.  George D.   Ire-
land  officiated.
Mrs. W. Saundci
visiting old friendi
this  week.
Mrs. Perry
Rltth, have g
nc-s trip.
and  h
ne to
Cr da���^^^^^^^^_
Seattle oh a bu-i- J le
iinHTain.fi> n an   i
If? PHONE- 5EYM0UR 7360. OFFICE 857 BEATTY ST. gll
il llazelmere i- I     f|,c i,,,,,,,,   ,,,- v,,.   .������, ,,r,   A]|- ^
Ceelar Cottage   K.,    U4 4U,   Avenue. wai  t)le  5cene
ui a very pretty wedding em  Priday,
April   )7.  when   Mi--   Margaret   Baird
ghter. Mis* I Hunter In cam-   the wife of Mr. Char-
is Kay.   The ceretuohy was perform-
  .<1  by  thc   Rev.   II,  .1.   .MacKay.    The
-   -   ��� i bride entered the drawing-room upon
In aid of W'illiai'1 Lodge, a girls' the arm of Mr. A. Layley to the strains
boarding house in Vancouver, an in- of the wedding march which was play-
teresting W. C. T. U. Bocial wa- held led by Mr-. Tommason. Miss P. Meal
at the home of Mrs. McPhie, on Com- acted as bride-maid and little Miss
mercial Street, last week, the price of Mae l.avley made a charming flower
admission being a jar of fruit.    The I girl, while Mr.  F. Brantigan suppeert-
lfldies nut e.nlv enjoyed a good social led   the   gr n.     Durin     thc   signing
inie' mi this occasion, but the "Lodge"   '"  the register Mr. Jenkins sang "Be-
henelittcd by a goodly number uf jar-   cause," after which a very dainty sup-
'...r mat served     Among  those
You Hold Us Responsible
All the goods you purchase here must prove entirely satisfactory
as we givr special care to buying only the very best brands, and we
will be glad at any time to have you return anything not correct.
Gold Bar Pineapple, the tin  25c
Gold  Bar Asparagus,  the  tin    25c
Gold  Bar  Fruits  the  tin 30c
Heinz   Spagetti,   the   tin    25c
Campbell's Soups, 21 varieties, the tin 2 for 25c
Fisher's Peanut Butter, thc jar 15 to 45c
Holbrook's  Health  Salts,  the  tin    10c
Bisto, "The Gravy Maker," the tin   15 and 25c
Monk & Glass Blanc Mange Powder, the tin   : 25c
Dromedary Dates, the package    15c
Smith's  Red  Currant Jelly, the jar    25c
McLaren's   Bu-lac-tic  Cheese,  the  package 15c
We close Wednesday at 1 o'clock for the Summer months.
Fraser & MacLean,  Phone!*������" 784a,n
fruit. ^^^^^^^^
After spending several days with
relatives in Seattle last week. Mr-.
J. J. Wright returned mi Thursday,
reporting considerable excitement in
eeitr neighboring cily. caused by tlle
grave prospect 'if Wat between L
and  Mexico.
Given by Ulster I.eidge. N"
121. of
A S see-
Ill I' was served,    Among those pre
cut were Mr. and Mrs. S. Skinner. Mr.
and Mrs. E. A- Roberts, Mr. and Mrs.
T, Wapshe.lt. Mr. and Mrs. T. Rad-
i cliff. Mr. and Mrs. J. Tommason, Mr.
I anil  Mrs. (_'.  MeKenzie. Mi-s  g, Skin-
i ner. Miss h*. Layley, Miss I). Layley,
I Miss W. Layley, Mr, J. Mc.Mann. Mr.
8.  Jenkins, Mr.  R. Lofliu, Mr. T. Skinner, Mr. C.  Bowe and M. C. McNeil.
i The young couple received a  number
uf handsome presents.
Evans,   Coleman   &  Evans,  Ltd.
Phone 2988 Foot of Columbia Avenue
the  Loyal  Orange  Benevolent
ciatiem. Ihe bright litlle one act play
let,   "The   Suffragette's   Convention,
in   Marfew   Hall,  on   Friday  evening, j
was  a  great  success.    The "convention" was full of wit and humor, and
kept  the large audience in  shouts  of
laughter   from   beginning   to   end.   as
the   lady   delegates,  bearing  banners,
"votes   for   women."   discussed   their
desire feir tlle vote, the method lei be
pursued in obtaining Ihe vole, and the
steps  they  intended  to  take  as   soon
as   the   vote   was   secured.     In   their
respective parts, the ladies, whu wen
all well known in the community, did
splendidly.    The role nf chairwoman
was   amusingly   taken   by   Mrs.   Armstrong,  and  did  much  to  prnve-   that
the   talent  of  executive  ability  is  nol
lacking in the fair sex.    Mrs. McClolld
acted  the  part  e,f  Old   Maid  to  perfection,   and   it   would   seem   as   if  in
her  the professional  stage  hael  le st  a
bright and shining light.    Mr. Timms,
the only male actor, impersonated the
"ghost," and from the mysterious out-
darkness caused much perturbation
in  the  "Convention"  by  his  racy  remarks   and   unanswerable   nuestions,
creating general disturbances until he
was finally discovered to he the chairwoman's own husband, and was summarily and severely dealt with in s'tcli
a manner as the dissenting husband of
,. suffragette might expect.    A recitation and a duet added to tlle evening's |
entertainment,   followed   by   a     short I
talk   given  by   Mrs.  Tulk.  chief  mis-1
tress of all the B. L. 0.  A. hedges in
the Province, in which she told eif the
good wurk done by them in relieving
the sick and distressed, and the  very
material help given the Children's Aid
Society,   finishing  with   a   Strong  appeal for more members.
While Council Prefer a Policy of
"Watchful Waiting," Ratepayers
Gather Together and Support Idea
of Giving North Fraser Commissioners the Necessary Sinews of
ITS DURABILITY���Does not crumble or pulverize under the densest traffic; second only to granite
ITS EASE OF REPAIR���No difficulty being experienced in removing and replacing the blocks; no
expensive plane or skilled workmen required.
highly antiseptic and waterproofing material instantly destroys all germs, prevents the absorption of
street filth and consequent decay.
ITS NOISELESSNESS���The rattle and bang of
vehicles passing over its smooth surface absorbed
and muffled till the quiet of the dirt road is obtained.
ITS DUSTLESSNESS���Does not pulverize; the
heaviest traffic only pounding down the wood fibres
to offer the greater resistance.
ITS CLEANLINESS���Having a smooth surface and
being waterproof it does not differ in this respect
from asphalt.
We manufacture blocks of the highest possible
standard, the verv best materials only being used and
in the DOMINION WOOD BLOCKS we believe
we produce an article that has no equal.
That the application of the N'orth
Fraser Harbor Commission for the
$6,500 grant is being received in Hur-
naby along much the same lines as it
was at first received in Snuth Vancouver, seems evident from latest reports
from  Edmunds.
The Hurnaby council have been not
eever anxious tee re-h into the arms
nf the Commissioners in the matter.
However, the ratepayers arc taking
:i hand in the matter and an overflow
meeting was held the other evening!
in Edmonds when the ratepayers
passed resolutions favoring the coun-
il graining the money at the earliest
eissiblc moment.
Vancouver, B. C.
Chinook Baseball
War Bulletin
How Satisfactory it is to the Housekeeper   to  be  sure   that
the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK    she    receives    is
Pasteurized and Germlesa.
Delivered in Sealed Bottle*, Perfectly Sterilized.
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE & GREEN, Proprietors
Cedar Ceittage hist one of her pi'nicer families when last week Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Parkin and their daughter
Ernestine, moved from 32nd Avenue
to the Glenora Apartments, on Robson Street.
* ���   *
Mr. and Mrs. J. Krcig, e.f Lillooet
are visiting Mrs. Kreig's parents. Mr.
ami   Mrs    Malpass,   of   Wellwyn   St.,
this week.
* #    *
Mrs Parrel and her two children.
who have been  visiting at the manse
Tuesday. May 5. the Chinook Baseball Club will meet the Firemen at
Athletic I'ark in the opening game of
the Federal League. South Vancouver fans otlght t'e turn out in large
The Chinooks, whose entry into the
Federal League is said to have sent
a chill throughout thc organization,
will  have  an all-star  line-up.
Plans are that Grimmett will go into the box feir the local gladiators.
His reputation so far has been very
good. It is said that the form which
he has been showing points to a no-
hit, no-run conclusion. Grimmett
will he relieved by Wood, if necessary.
Taylor will play lirst and James
will be on seceind bag. Hawthorne
or McClynionl will bc sent tee third.
Bell will play in the left garden; Irving centre, and Mullett. right. Ross
will play short. With L- Kean in the
role nf mascot, tlle Chinooks believe
victory  to be a  foregone  Conclusion.
Make Your Gardens Beautiful
Don'l procrastinate j Those who have their gardens well cultivated should act quickly in securing what their tasles prompts to
select to make home surroundings beautiful. This obviates a rush
the last weeks of the planting season and consequently confers upon
us a direct favor. Our staff, through generous patronage are taxed
to the limit every day, laic and early.
Don't delay placing your orders quickly, thereby preventing a
rush and enabling US t'i give efficient service in nieeling ymir wants.
Due slock of flowering plants (Biennial ami Perennial) cannot be
surpassed em ihi- continent.
This is not, to use ihe slang phrase���hot air���bul a fact. When
you  want cabbage, cauliflower and tomato plants order from us.
Catalogues  mailed  free  on  application.
Office���710 Dominion Building, 207  Hastings  Street West Phone Seymour 5556
Store���2410  Granville  Street Phone  Bayview   1926
Greenhouses and  Nurseries at  Royal on  H.C.  Electric  Railway,   Eburne Line, about
two miles south of the City  limits. l'hone  Eburne 43.
International Importing Company
Bottler* of B.C. Export and Bohemian
Free Delivery to Your door in South Vancouver every Thursday
Phone Seymour 1951
for some time
home in Saskatoon.
visiting ai  ine  H.....-V j..^....j   ...   ..-  ..   ���-��--���--   ������-
have returned t.i their.They  will bear in mind, by the way
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
Contractors and Municipal Machinery, Equipment and Supplies
Phone Seymour 7155
1150 Homer Street Vancouver
On an Exchange for an
This appliance connects with the ordinary household socket.
It is ready for service night or day and starts percolating promptly
on turning on the current, the coffee being ready for use in  about
10 minutes.
Coffee made by percolation is far superior to any other method as
the water does not boil with the grounds, causing a bitter taste. The
coffee is also perfectly clear and does not have to be strained.
The cost of making coffee for an ordinary family with the Electric
Percolator is only about ONE CENT.
This offer is open only to customers of the B. C. Electric.
Folders outlining the offer in detail may be secured at the Company's
salesroom where the old coffee pots will be exchanged.
The social event of the week was
the At Home at the parsonage em
Thursday afternoon and evening,
given for the benefit eif the Ladies'
Aid Association, by Mrs. Manuel.
Mrs. Whelan, Mrs. Gray and Mrs.
Ilcslip. In reie.ms made gay and festive with dainty primroses and star-
eyed marguerites, thc ladies in pretty
frocks received antl made welcome
their guests in the hearty Methodist
fashion. To the afternoon callers,
light refreshments, sei dear te, the
feminine heart, were passed and did
much to add to the enjoyment of the
occasion.   During the tea hour, how- j
the   dining   tables   were   spread !
ith  eatables  of  a  more  substantial
nature, and were partaken of bv about
75  guests.    A   splendid  musical  program   was also  given  in  the  evening,
participated   in   by   the   following  artist- :    Mrs. Odium, Mrs. Leslie Manuel,   Mr.   C.   Jackson,   Mrs    F..   Man-
1 and her daughter. Miss Hilda, and
little 9-year-old   Phylis Jackson,  who
entertained   all   present   with   her   delightful   rendering   of   several   songs.
This At Home was one of a series to
bc  given by the  ladies  from  time  te>
time, antl besides being an unqualified
success from a social standpoint, was
one of considerable  financial  gain  to
their society, as  the collection  taken
proved very satisfying.
Rev. A. E. Asheim, pastor of the
Lutheran Church. South Vancouver,
and Mrs. Asheim are moving to Washington. So many of Mr. Asheim's
Congregation have moved out of the
district that it has been impossible to
continue   the   church   service.
the drubbing the New Westminster
Hull Meiose handed them on Good
Schedule for the season of the Federal League is as follows :
The first-named team is home team
in i'itlhiwing schedule:
April 30.���Godfrey vs. World, Athletic Park.
Mav 5.���Chinooks vs. Firemen, Athletic Park.
May   5.��� Province
Cambie  Street.
Mav  7.���Weirld  vs
letic  Park.
May    11.���Firemen
Powell   Streel.
May   12.���News-Ad
Athletic   Park.
Mav 12���World vs.
ble  Slreel.
May   14.���Chinooks
Athletic   Park.
Mav   IS.���Firemen
P. .well   Street.
Mav   19.���Godfrey
Athletic   Park.
May 19���World vs.
ble  Street.
May   21.���Chinooks
Athletic   Park.
Mav   25.���Province
Powell  Street.
May 26.���News-Ad. vs. World, Ath
letic  Park.
May    26.���Godfrey    vs
Cambie Street.
May   28���News-Ad.   vs
Athletic  Park.
lime   1.���World   VS.   Godfrey,   Powell Street.
June   2.���Firemen     vs.     Chinooks
Cambie  Street.
June    2.���Firemen    vs.    Chinooks
Cambie Street.
June 2.���Province vs. Firemen, Ath
letic  Park.
Province. Cam-
vs.    Godfrey,
vs. News-Ad.,
vs. Province.
Firemen. Cam-
vs. News-Ad.
vs.   Chinooks.
June 4.���Godfrey vs. NeWS-Ad.,
Athletic Park.
June H.���Chinooks vs. World, Powell  Street.
June 9.���News-Ad.,   vs.    Firemen,
Athletic   Park.
June 9.���Godfrey vs. Chinooks.
Cambie Street.
lune 11.��� Province vs. Weirld, Athletic  Park.
June 15.��� Province vs. Godfrey,
Powell   Street.
lune 16,��� Firemen vs. World, Athletic   Park.
June lfi.���News-Ad. vs. Chinooks,
Cambie Sireet.
June IS.���Chinooks VS, l'r.evince,
Athletic   Park.
June 2.V���World vs. News-Ad.,
Athletic   Park.
June 25.���Firemen vs. Godfrey, Athletic  Park.
Dinner at de Loggin' Camp
Wen you drive mos' all de mornin'
An' den have to tak a "tramp"
Troo de bus an' up de reever, don't
know  how  many mile.
Ah you're glad den' we'en you're seein'
Roun' de ben', de loggin' camp;
For you  feel  its  tam  for  dinner,  an'
Dat's  what  mak  you  smile.
An' de boss, he's  firs' rate  feller.
Com  from  way across de line,
But  he mak us  feel so welcome,
It's  pleasure  to he  dere,
For te lak us to his table, an'
Dat meal it's tastin' fine.
From roa$' beef to pie wid chcrrie.
Can't beat  dat anyw'ere.
An' de men  all  com'  fur  dinner.
W'en  de  cook  was  ring dc bell
Up an' down de beeg long table.
Will plaintee dere  to eat,
An'  dc  cook   he   slan'  dere  read)
An'  w'en  plate  gut   empty, well.
Ile   can   bring  anoder   full   wan.
An' he'-  quick  Upon  he  feet.
Well,  dat  ineai   it   si nut   was  finsh
An'   we   have   a   leetle  talk,
Wid de boss  i I   all  elcni   feller,
Aboul   tit   work   dey   do.
An' we sec de great beeg timber
1     ile're cuttin', while wc walk.
An'  dc  donkey  engine  stan'  dere
To   pull   de   beeg   lugs   troo.
Hut  we  have  to  leave  dem  feller
Thiitig't   they  use  us  fine,  for  sit'
An' com' back to w'ere de buggee,
Can bring ns back to town;
Hut   I'm  goin'  back   agan.   sir,
Dat's de bes' place yet. to cure
Dat hungry feelin' dat you'll get.
Of any  place  atoitn'.
JAENBE.���In Port Coquitlam "St.n
The real offence of thc Liberal students in the University of Toronto u
that they are more numerous thai'
the Cemservatives. This is due in
part to the fact that the families o��
Scottish ancestry and Liberal traditions in politics furnish a very large
proportion of tlie students. In part
also it is due to the ardor of youth-
If youth were conservative how could
reform be brought about? The world
would mark  time. SATURDAY. MAV 2, 1914
Gote Ave.       Hi 1V1 1    I\. HilO tD          **��� 3907
Lawrence 4 Sandusky, Lessees
Week of May 4
Matinees Wed. and Sat
The   Del.   S.  Lawrence
Stock   Company
Maude   Leone
In the biggest
PEG 0'
Miss Maude I.cone as Pi
C eincdv hit
g and Mr.
ol the decade
Del.   Lawrence  as  Jerry
Matinees 25c Any Seal
Prices 25c and 50c
18th and Main Street
First reel of our "Mutual Girl." Over a million delighted spectators in fifty cities have already seen the lirst installments of this
great   photoplay,     Come   and   visit  New   Ye.rk   with   hcr.
H.   H.   DEAN,   Proprietor
Cedar   Cottage   Theatre
20th Avenue and Commercial Street
... We show the best, cleanest, and most up to date pictures with a
complete change daily.
48th   Avenue   and   Fraser  Street
Westminster   Church   Lecture
In a most interesting address before the Ladies' Aid of Westminster
Church and Iheir friends present,
Tin-day evening, Mrs. J. 0, Perry
made a plea that the children of South
Vancouver should be introduced to
lln garden scheme of the "city beautiful organisation and that each
should have, at least, a small plot of
greiun,! to cultivate. The interest
aroused jn making ihis speit beautiful
would counteract thc lure of the
Itreel and was, she had found, one
"' tin best methods to prevent delinquency.
To the citizens of South Vancouver, -he pointed out thc duty of so
beautifying the home surroundings,
thai they would harmonize with the
magnificent setting with which Nature had surrounded Vancouver and
"' planning now that the splendid
views should not bc obscured before
I'h-iructions had been unalterably
Placed in the way. She said that the
view of Burrard Inlet had heen mercilessly spoiled by the commercial
spirit which, entirely oblivious of the
aesthetic and the fact that "man can-
n"t live by bread alone," had obscured all the view by the false planning
��f lhe  wholesale  district.
Mrs. Perry also advised the ladies
to e.rganizc a Juvenile Court for de-
nnquent children for the purpose of
"soiling them from a criminal life.
. Rev. Mr. Ireland, who presided, said
" was the intention that a committee
siinuld wait upon the council in the
"car future, asking their assistance in
establishing such  a  court.
At the close of the lecture those
Present were invited to remain and
"'ere   served   with   refreshments.
Any Time
\cll���Eliza went to an astrologer
'" "nd out when was the best time to
Ket married.
Stell���What did  he tell  her?
\ell���He took one look at her and
told her to grab her first chance.
The Bulldog Breed
Admiral Lord Howe, when captain.
was hastily awakened in tlle middle of
tlle night by the lieutenant of the
watch, whei informed him with great
agitation that Ihe ship was on lire
near the magazine.
"If that be tlie case," said hc, rising leisurely to put on his clothes,
"we shall soon kneiw it."
The lieutenant flew back to the
scene of danger, anil almost instantly
returning,  exclaimed :
"You need not, sir, be afraid; the
lire   is  extinguished."
"Afraid!" exclaimed Heiwe. "What
did you mean by that, sir? I never
was afraid in my life." Then, he added, looking the lieutenant full in the
faee, "Pray how does a man feel when
he is afraid? I need not ask how he
Baseball Intelligence
At  Wilson   Park. 3  p.m.,  Saturday.
May 2, the Chinooks meet the W. H.
Malkiu team.
���  ^  i	
Wisdom   from   Inexperience
Mr. Brown met Mr. Jones on the
"Any  news,  Brown?" asked  Jones.
"Nothing special. I've just been
reading the Sunday paper. And I find
one peculiar thing in it that may be
news to you."
"What is it?"
"The Sunday paper says that women in ancient Egypt used to act as
they pleased, live as they pleased, and
dress as Ihey pleased, without regard
to what the men thought. Lucky we
don't live in those times, what?"
"Mr. Brown, are you married?"
"What has that got to do with it?
As a matter of fact, I'm not."
"I thought not."
*   *   *
A Treasure
Crawford���What does he see so
attractive about that divorce that he
thinks of marrying her?
Crabshaw���Her alimony is permanent.
Empress Theatre
That wonderfully successful romantic comedy "P.-g O' My Heart," which
has been running iu New Vnrk f.er
considerably more than a year is to
be presented by the Lawrence Stock
Company all next week al the Empress.
In "Peg 0' My Heart" the author
has employed with success a formula that ��ill never fail t'e appeal to
the general publi. An engaging but
rough litile Irish lass matches her
un- against -'.me- rather snobbish
aristocrats .i n<l conquers b" the win-
somenesi ol her wiles and guiles. She
is a creature of smiles and t.-.-irs all
in a moment, of flashing wit, of mucking, and with it an ingehiousness and
mirthful dispi sition thai n me,vis the
sting From her answers.
Peg i- the daughter of an aristocratic English woman whe. has married a young Irishman, and her relative- having given her the cold
shoulder, emigrated tee America.
Peg's mother has died, and she has
l.e cn brought up by hef father to be
as lovable and tha hearted as himself,
although his poverty has denied her
familiarity   with   the   social   graces.
A rich uncle of Peg's mother repents on his death bed of iii- unkind-
ness t" hcr. and have- a will bequeathing his property  to   Peg,  pro-
"Foy for Joy," who with The  Seven
Little    Foys    will    headline    next
week's bill at the Orpheum
vided after a year's residence in England, she seems in the judgment of
his solicitors, worthy tei receive it.
An aunt named Mrs. Chichester
consents (for the sake of S5.IHKI offered) tee receive Peg while she finishes her education, and so the little
Irish girl is brought to England in
ignorance of the fortune which may
some day be hers. Her aristocratic
aunt protests against the name of
Peg. "-We will call you Margaret,"
-ay- tin- icy and formidable lady.
"Then 'twill ne your fault if I'm not
ilu-rc." replies the wild Miss Peg, who
at lur arrival with lur mongrel dog
in her arms, is taken for a new servant and senl  tee the kitchen.
From the very first Peg's free anel
e-asy manners shock her prim English relatives and her Snobbish COUS
ins, Ethel and Alaric, make life hard
for her. She meets and falls in hoc
with a young man known as Jerry.
Then she discovers her cousin Ethel
een the point ni chilling and by taking
the blame mi herself, saves Ethel
from  disgrace.
Peg now determines to return to
America, uul Jerry discovers himself
as Lord Gerald Adair, and asks her
in marry hint, and the aunt falls with
that happy event in prospect,
Maude Leone will have in thc role
eef Ihe hoydenish. winsome little
Irish girl a part that suits her personality and type as if written for hcr.
Irish herself. Miss Leone will, ii is
Confidently predicted, make a "Peg"
that can challenge comparisons. Thc
remaining cast will include Mr. Del.
Lawrence as Jerry and Howard Russell, Margaret Marriott. Daisy D'Avra. in fact all the favorites, and the
one setting used will he the acme of
stage realism.
Advance sales already indicate
Crowded houses for tlle week, so in-
lending seat buyers should book early.
ef        *        *
Orpheum  Theatre
By way of celebrating next week
in a very special manner, the Orpheum
will feature the inimitable Eddie Foy
and lhe seven Little Foys, an oxtette
absolutely tuii<iue from every standpoint. Nobody needs an introduction
to Foy here; he has stood these many
years for fun of the most hilarious
kind, and hc has furnished material I
in unlimited quantities for the many j
who make their own names through
impersonations of celebrities. It is
therefore of more than usual interest
to note that each one of his youngsters bids fair to equal him as an entertainer. Five ol" the children are
boys, and two girls, and while she
does not appear on the stage Mother
Foy is always on hand behind the
scenes to see that family life goes on
as it should.
Another special feature attraction
is Marshall P. Wilder, known the
world over as "The Prince of Entertainers." a sobriquet originally applied to him by tlle late president.
Grover Cleveland. Mr. Wilder is as
well known in London as in America;
he was a favorite of the late King
Edward,  and   has   received   flattering
-cniint from Their Royal Maje-tic-. King George ami Queen Mary.
Mi- imp.-r-.inali' -i - and inntatieeii- are-
keenly clever, and his comedy of the
[legitimate type.
Harry H. Lester appeared at the
Orpheum something like- a year an",
ami hi- success at that time was so
marked that many will welcome his
return with enthusiasm. Hi- char-
ii ii r impersonatii ns an- clever, and
iln- whole style '���:' hi- act i, calculate ,; I,- appeal t,, the man) who en-
��� - - ombination ->:' skill and refinement.
A pretty little musical comedy in
tabloid i- "Courtship," presented by
Harry Paull and Hazel Boyni They
an- two attractive young people, ami
combine ability with personality iu
the necessary proportions for success
in a venture like theirs. Tin- songs
in tin- sketch were all written by Mr
Pauli himself.
For some reason or other, goeM accordionists always receive a rousing
response fremi local vaudeville patrons. Thi- being lln case, the Kelli
Duo arc assured already of popularity, for tln-ir performance i- extremely finished and skillful, anil they have
chosen their repertoire with much discretion.
An interesting athletic exhibition.
Bomewhal oui of the usual line, is offered by thc Bellaclaire Brothers, wh..
have achieved an international reputation for the excellence of their work
ami the skill with which tluy have
staged it.
Quite different, again i.- the gymnastic turn offered by Thc Kramers,
Iw-, y.'Ung men ami a young woman,
who present an unusually attractive,
smooth   and   difficult   series   of   feats.
The usual Iir-t run pictures will be
it    it    st
Globe Theatre
The attraction at the Globe i"r next
week, beginning Monday will be society drama "Clothe-," with Charlotte
Ives iu thc bailing role, supported
by   House    Peter-   and     tlle      fallloll-
Playcrs' Stock Co. produced in  four
parts,   the   synopsis   as   follows:
Olive   Sherwood,  a   pretty   Western
girl  living in  Omaha, is  very  fond of
finery.    Voting and inexperienced, she
knows nothing of the deeper currents
of life, but the refinements of society
and  its   polished   exteriors  appeal   t"
her strongly, and the crude West docs
not  seem  to  provide  what  hcr  fastidious nature  craves.     Hcr  loving old
father  sighs  over  her  extravagances,
but is tie indulgent to curb them, and
in   eirdcr   to   gratify     her     expensive
whims invests in some Red Star Mining   Stock   that   West,   a   crafty,   unscrupulous   New   York  broker,  induces him to buy.    On a business trip to
Omaha,   West   sees   Olive,   and   casts
an  admiring  and  covetous  eye  upon
her.    Horace Watling. hi-   wife Anna,!
and iheir child  Ruth are firm friends I
of   Olive,   and   Mrs.   Watling's   love!
for clothes creates a strong bond bc-I
tween both women. Mr. Watling. whee,
is a small publisher, is induced t.e come -
le.   New   Vork   ami   establish   himself i
there  as   a   partner   in   a   big  publish- i
ing  concern.     Olive  envies   the   Wat-
lings'  gay  life   in  the  metropolis,  so
thai   when  her  father  dies  ami  Wesl
advises   Inr   to   com.   to   New   York, I
Olive   i-   easily   persuaded   lee   eh.  so. I
lon-   a   time   (Hive   is   delighted   with
the   gaiety   of   metropolitan   society,'
but -he lias only one "party-gown,"
ami ii- frequent appearances soon
canse -ly amusement and concealed
-.'.rn Olive, left in straitened cir-
cumstances by her father's death,
grieves over her lack e.f money for
pretty clothet. At tin- juncture West
conn- forward anil tells her that the
'Red Sta- mining -lock owned by her
father has boomed, givfng her money
in the form of "dividends." Olive in-
nocently accepts the fund-, unaware
that tin- stock i- worthless. A young
clerk in West's office, whosi father
had been ruincel by iln- broker, watches West's dealings cli -ely. ami enter- in a diary all the evidences >.i
We--.'- crimes, hoping thereby t'i tin-
ally convict him. Watling, though
prosperous, i- weighed down by husi-
ness cares, ha- little Use for the society hi- wife worships, ami secretly
longs i"r ilu- simplicity ami happiness of hi- former life : ami little
Ruth, who is tl-"- devoted friend of
Olive, i- sadly neglected by i.e r ambitious me .ther. Mrs. Watling invite-
( Hive tee a society circus. Oliv -
already met lu-r ideal, Richard Bur-
a rich young society man ult"
i- weary of tin- sham am! artificiality
of the life about him, anil who has
fallen ardently in love with 'Hive. lb.
t"". attends the house party, ami there
ele-e-lart- hi- love for Olive. Olive accepts him ami is very happy. West,
who ol.-erv' - a tender eni b tween
the two. i- furious wiih jealousy, and
enters Olive's reeeem m a drunken
frenzy, telling her that -he will be
Iii- or In- will expose her. (Hive- stares
at him in mingled bewilderment and
fright, when another guest suddenly
enters the room W'e st hastily leaves
but later, in the presence of all the
guests, and amid tin gaieties oi the
society circus. Wesl denounces Olive,
and dramatically tell- the assemblage
that he has been supporting her. anil
that .-he would -ell her soul for
cb.the-.. !n proof of llu-. he displays
the receipt for the clothes -he wears.
for which he had advanced the money
in the guise of dividends. Olive
shamed by the disgrace into which Iter
innocent ignorance ami love of finery
ha- led her, is too overwhelmed anil
humiliated to speak, ami Burbank is
reluctantly fe.rced. in a bitter moment
eef   doubt,   tee   believe   lier   -ilelll   at|]ll:--
-ieeii of W'e-l's claims. Durin this
episode. Watling learns that the Red
Star mining stock, in which he had
heavily invested on the advice of
olive, is worthless. Mrs. Watling
also turn- againsl Olive, who, broken-hearted, returns to Omaha, glad t"
do the sewing for the neighbors shc
once despised. When it i- learned
that the WatlingS have lost their fortune, they arc shunned, anil 'hey 1"--
see the hollowncss and mockery of
society, and decide to return t"
Omaha and begin life anew llur-
bank cannot feerget Olive, and with
returning love comes thc conviction
that shc i.s innocent. He goes tee
West's office, determined tei learn
where she is. just as Wc-t is contemplating a trip abroad on his ill-
gotten gains. West tries tee escape,
but the vengeful clerk aids Burbank
in detainii"- him. The clerk produces  the  evidence  of  West'-  villainies,
Phone Sey. 318
���Granville Street
Week of May 4
For Joy For  Joy
The Seven Little Foys
Thc   I"   ;   I   J,-ter
Vaudeville's   live   Entertainer
Harry Hazel
In a   Musical  Comedy
Other   Big
Unequalled       Vaudeville       Meant      PantafM
E. D. GRAHAM, Resident Man.
Phone Seymour 3046
Three times daily, 2 45. 7.20 and 9.15
Week of May 4
A   Condensed   Version   of   ihe   Well
Known  Comic  Opera
Presented by
George  Ford,  the   Original  Mephisto
Virginia Drew and a Company of  15
In   "The   Millinery   Salesman"
Fifteen Minute- of Mirth ami Melody
Other   I'.ig  Attractions
Prices,  Matinees.  15c;  Night,  15 and
25c.   Bex Seats. 50 cents
Continuous 1 to 11 p.m.
Commencing Monday and all week
Charlotte Ives & House Peters in
the  Society  Drama
4���Part 4
Usual  Pi'i a -
"The   Merchant   of   Venice"
ami the rogue, confronted by exposure ami disgrace, ami weakened by
worrv and dissipation, talis .lead of
heart failure. Little Ruth sees Olive
in Omaha, anil at once writes Burbank eef her presence there. Burbank
goes t'i Omaha, ami the lovers are
happily reunited. And Olive at last
realizes the value of hive and thc
folly  of  pride   in   clothes.
The attraction for the week of May
11 will be Shakespeare'- drama, "lhe
Merchant of Venice," produced by
the Universal Co. in four massive
Week  Commencing  May   11,  1914
Spokane  vs.  Vancouver
South End Granviile St. Bridge
DAISY  D'AVRA, at  the  Empreaa FOUR
Every Saturday by thc Greater Vancouver  Puhluheri Limited
Cocner  Thirtieth  Avenue  and   Main  Street.   South  Vancouver,   B. C
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Zealand, and other British Posacasioni :
One   'Hear     , 12-00
Six Montha     100
Three   Montha    SO
Pottage to American. European and other Forelm ComMrtet, 11.00
tar year ettra.	
"The truth at all times firmly stands
And   shall   from   age to age endure."
HAD the people Who brought Mr. Thomas Dickie
out for thc recvcship rallied round him after his
election as they did immediately preceding that stirring event, the municipality would not today lind itself in so serious a predicament. It will be up to the
people who elect the next reeve to stay with him
throughout the year, cheer him on, support him at all
turns in the road���until he proves unworthy of support. If the reliable and intelligent men who supported Reeve Dickie when he took office had stuck as
closely to him during his brief tenure of office as the
job hunters did. the history of South Vancouver
would have been considerably changed.
THE people of South Vancouver have lots of
trouble of their own at this moment without looking abroad for it. However, a well known ratepayer
the other day called upon the "Chinook" with a solution for the Home Rule problem. His idea is that
the Irish question should be referred to the people of
Great Britain and the Dominion.
Many thousands of Canadian people are as interested in the Irish question today as the people of England. They should be given some voice in its settlement. Whatever the outcome may be, the Canadian
people are vitally interested.
ANY good Canadian should hold no brief for Tammany Hall, but eminent observers have held
that Tammany, in its palmy days, was the salvation
to a certain extent of the working man. Much of the
public money was grafted but little of it was wilfully
wasted. All of the money spent by the City of New
York, which passed through Tammany's hands, stayed in New York.
The oldtime kings of Tammany Hall seem to have
been despots in every sense of the word���benevolent
despots some claim. Tammany would take a man
out of jail if his wife and family needed him to keep
them from starvation; Tammany would put a man in
jail if he didn't properly look after his wife and
family. Tammany only took a two per cent, /ake-of'
on all civic contracts.
Tammany was a great believer in putting men to
work. If there was any graft going, it was always
split tip among the "bhoys." When the district boss
made a killing, every rag-a-mttffin in that district felt
the benefit of the chief's success iu some way.
It is stated of Tammany that had the tiger held
domination in Hritish Columbia for the past twelve
years, there would be today an Irishman growing potatoes on every forty acre tract of arable land in the
province. May heaven have mercy on Tammany, if
in its worst periods, it sand-bagged the people of New
York to the extent the McBride Government has the
people of Hritish Columbia  in  the past decade.
Xew York City was sold out a hundred years before Tammany came into existence. Tammany grafted mi paving contracts and other public works, on vice
and tlie liquor interests. The McBride Government
operated on a more colossal scale. Where Tammany
took two per cent, on a bridge contract upon which
Tammany men were employed, McP.ride gave away
100,000 acres of land; where Tammany had a gambler
slugged to death, McBride allowed conditions to obtain in the Vancouver Island coal mines which meant
the lives of scores; Tammany gave away petty little
rights and privileges where McBride allowed all the
natural resources of the Frovince of British Columbia
to pass out of the hands of the Crown into the hands
of grafters and speculators.
On the subject of profiting off vice, Tammany and
the McBride administration run about even.
Throughout British Columbia there are, according
to statistics from reliable sources, five automobiles to
every team of horses.
Among the exhibitors this year of draught animals,
there are few, if any, bona fide British Columbia farmers.
All the splendid harnesses, saddles and trappings
one may see at the Vancouver 1 Iorse Show are manufactured outside of British Columbia.
All the carriages and vehicles one may see at the
Vancouver Horse Show are Imported into British Columbia.
All thc oats and hay fed to the horses at the Vancouver lleirse Snow are Imported into British Columbia.
As a social function, the Vancouver Horse Show
cannot be beaten. As an event which tells the story
of some part of our economic development, the Vancouver Horse Show is on a par with any automobile
exhibition which might be staged in the city.
If Sir Richard McBride, K.C.M.C., in opening the
Horse Show this week, could say to the people:
"Here is an evidence of my work as prime minister
of this Province. These prancing stallions were bred
in the Fraser Valley; these blooded mares are from
the prairies of Cariboo; these Clydesdales are products
and tillers of the soil of the valleys of the Upper
Country, producers of much of our great wealth;
these hackneys are the faithful servants of the small
farmers at Mission; these thoroughbreds are from the
ranches of the cattle belt. Raised and bred are all
these proud beasts in our own British Columbia and
fed are they on onr British Columbia fodder and hay
and oats. Laborers are these animals, these friends
of British Columbians, in our rich fields.
"Their saucy trappings are turned out in our Vancouver workshops. Their smart harnesses are made
from leather produced on the farms of our matchless
province, tanned in our local tanneries and fitted up
with medallions and buckles made from the products
of our mines.
"Ten thousand workmen are engaged today in Vancouver and Victoria in the manufacture of these splendid broughams, buggies, carry-alls, democrats, waggons and phaetons."
'If our premier could truthfully make these statements at the opening this week of the big Horse
Show, so long as our mountains look upon the sea the
people of British Columbia would honor the name of
Sir Richard McBride.
Eet not this article be construed as a cold-blooded
"knock to the Horse Show." We repeat that the men
who are making the Vancouver Horse Show an event
of international importance are citizens to whom the
province owes a great debt of gratitude. In spite of
the obstacles outlined, the Horse Show will continue
to flourish. When the farm land of thc province are
taken out of thc hands of the speculators and turned
over to men who will utilize our millions of rich acres
for their proper function, the development of a local
horse industry along large lines will bc one of the
first indications of the coming of permanent prosperity.
VANCOUVER'S Annual Horse Show is the big
event on the boards this week. It is a feature
of immense value to the city and surrounding district, and the men who have made the Vancouver
Horse Show one of the leading celebrations of its nature in America are entitled to all praise.
We don't wish to discourage in anyway the public-
spirited citizens who have brought the event up to its
present standard but it is to be hoped that the day is
not far distant when the Annual Horse Show will be
made to represent a great deal more than it does this
Not one per cent, of the splendid animals exhibited
yearly at the Vancouver Horse Show are bred in British Columbia.
IN conservative Massachusetts "votes for women"
has passed both branches of the legislature, which
has approved by rather overwhelming votes an amendment to the Constitution striking out the word "male"
in the section relating to the franchise.
It does not give the ballot to the women of Massachusetts, but it takes the first and longest ste]) iu that
direction. That they will get the ballot as a result of
it nobody seems to doubt.
It is not easy to amend any state Constitution, but
Massachusetts is one of a group of states that have
made it very difficult indeed. By a provision said to
have been fathered by Daniel Webster, no proposed
amendment can be submitted to the people until two
succeeding legislatures have acted upon it. This legislature having acted on woman suffrage, the matter has
to lie on the table until the next legislature also indorses it. Then thc amendment will be submitted at
the next succeeding election, and the issue will be before the people.
Ten states and one territory now allow women to
vote. The territory is Alaska, which extended the
franchise to women last year.
Wyoming has had equal suffrage since 1869, Colorado since 1893, and Utah and Idaho since 1896.
Washington and California came into line in 1911.
Oregon, Arizona and Kansas in 1912, and Illinois and
Alaska last year. In Illinois the women's voting right
is by statute only, and does not apply to constitutional
officers; but women are voting for president, some
state officers, and county and local officers, and thus
have a power that insures them very soon a constitutional amendment permitting them to vote on governor and members of the legislature.
The change of a few hundred votes in British Columbia from the Conservative to the Liberal side will
ensure the immediate extension of the franchise to
women in other points.
Woman suffrage is making remarkable progress on
this continent, and without any sign whatever of the
militancy displayed by the women of England. That
women's votes will be helpful in good causes there is
no doubt. Women will help to tone up political conditions. They will not do the harm predicted, nor
will they bring about immediate marvellous changes.
The men must mend their ways a good deal before
political conditions will become ideal even with the
assistance of good women.
IT is not often that the Calgary ''Eye-Opener'' is
quoted by other Canadian newspapers. This is
because the "Eye-Opener" prefers to speak very plainly
on all public matters. Though the "Eye-Opener" played a most important part in turning tlie Liberals out
of power in 1911, the paper today views the Borden
Government with considerable suspicion. Read the
following from the last issue of tbe famous Calgary
"It wouhl be amusing, were it not so sad, to just
sit down quietly for half an hour and reflect on the
maddening way the Dominion government have of
humbugging the people at large.
"Take the Parcels Pott, which was introduced with
such a flourish of trumpets as a boon and a blessing to
men. It was only tlie merest shadow of a parcels post
system that wc got. Why? Because, forsooth, the
cinch of the Express Company banditti bad to be kept
tight and their graft perpetuated.
"Take also the recent reduction on thc duty on some
agricultural implements. This weird gift to thc far-'
mers of the West is almost as irritating a piece of attenuated generosity as was the increase of five cents
per diem in the pay of the Royal Northwest Mounted
Police. The answer is, of course, that tlie interests of
the Eastern manufacturer were paramount over those
of the farmer.
"Free wheat? Oh, yes; free wheat! Thc government sympathises warmly and whole-heartedly with
the urgent desires of the Western farmer in this direction, but, hang it all, those privately-owned railroads
which have been built with the people's money must
bc looked after first, don't you know? If you don't
know, you ought to by this time. The farmer's seat, as
usual, remains at the rear of the hall.
"Again, the western provinces are denied a few
modest hundred thousands for good roads, and yet
Mackenzie and Mann receive fat gifts (not loans) of
millions of the taxpayers' money to enable them to
pay their overdrafts on the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
"And as for that balmy anti-elected promise to give
the western provinces their natural resources as soon
as the party got into power, it is too exasperating to
speak about.   This calls for a painful silence.
"Yet the Conservative government will be coming
to tbe country next year and asking for a fresh lease
of power!
"Ye Gods!
"As an old and tried Conservative, we here and
no.\v place on record a frank expression of our disappointment with the government which, as a humble
worker in the ranks, we helped place in power. It is
a notorious fact, admitted by its own most prominent
supporters throughout the' country, that this is the
weakest government with which the Dominion of Canada has been afflicted since Confederation. The only
redeeming feature about it is that in a comparative
sense, it is a fairly honest government. At any rate,
it hasn't been in office long enough for the grafters,
if there be any, to get found out.
"One should not, however, confound the term 'honesty' with 'honor.' A man may personally be honest
enough and yet be singularly devoid of an appropriate
sense of honor. On whom, for example, does Mackenzie and Mann's parliamentary lobby get busy?
Thc dishonest members? Not at all. One does not
need to maintain an expensive railroad lobby to get at
the dishonest fellows. Their votes can be bought
direct, like apples or peanuts, without any bothersome
scheming and finessing. A railroad lobby is maintained for tbe express purpose of corrupting otherwise
honest men whose sense of honor has not been developed by home training, later environment and associations, education or religion. There are many such in
every legislative body. Quite enough, anyhow, to
ram through any old bill and stick the knife into the
gizzard of their beloved country. This land teems with
banquet patriots and Maple-Leaf-Forever grafters.
"The railroad companies all maintain expensive
lobbies at ( Htawa. What tlo they maintain them for,
if not for purposes of corruption?
"Take that free gift of $15,000,000 to Mackenzie
and Mann, recently granted hy the House with no
opposition from the Liberals. Perhaps there was no
rake-off for any member in this case. We firmly believe there was, but let that pass. In their efforts to
secure a monstrous free grant like this, it would well
repay Mackenzie and Mann to scatter around a couple
of millions in the purchase of hard-tip members. They
would still have their little old thirteen millions,
wouldn't they ? Why, to be sure they would. And
that is better than getting nothing at all, isn't it? You
bet it is.
"It is safe to assume that out of 320 members in the
Dominion House, at least 100 are either hard up or. in
need of as much ready cash as they can lay their
hands on. A couple of millions spread over 100 men
would be the tidy sum of $20,000 apiece. If only fifty
doubtful votes were needed, these fifty would get $e40,-
000 apiece. You may laugh at these figures as fanciful, but believe your Uncle William, if we were out
after a piratical subsidy from a government, we would
most cheerfully give two millions to get thirteen. So
would you, you old blighter.
"Of course, Mackenzie and Mann would not have
to risk anything like two millions in bribery and corruption. The Montreal scandals showed the country
there are cheap men amongst Canadian legislators who
can be bought for ten dollars and a case of champagne.
We presume that the bunch at Ottawa who lack that
sense of honor we spoke about, come higher, because
there is more at stake, and Ottawa is a devilish expensive place to live.
"We make no apology for making these rather rotten si^jrestions with respect to the probity of a certain
percentage of our representatives at Ottawa. That
there are thieves and grafters and dishonorable persons in high places in Canada has been proved over
and over again. The apathy of the public obviously
encourages graft in this country. Although it has
quite recently been shown that the people have been
robbed of $-10,1*K),00(J by dishonest G. T. P. contractors, yet nobody seems to give a damn. In Calgarv
we have not even heard it mentioned in conversation.
No ignominy whatsoever seems to attach to steal- in
Canada, provided they are big steals. Petty theft i
unpardonable. If you don't believe it. steal an overcoat and see what happens. Clifford Sifton is the most
admired man in Canada today. He i- spoken of rapturously as "a corker." And so we to enquire: Whal
in tbe earth are we all coming to?"
Ed. note.���Any purists who may criticize tl:
"Chinook" for quoting the "F.ye-Opener" are remin I
ed that the "F.ye-< ipeiier" is recognized liy the Federa
Government and is upon the patronage list of the Boi
den party.
ALL endeavor to deduce rules of action from bai
ance of expediency is in vain.   And it is meal
to be in vain.    For no human actions ever were intended by the Maker of men.to be guided by balanu
of expediency, but by balances of justice.    He  has
therefore rendered all endeavors to determine expediency  futile for evermore.    Xo man ever knew .
or can know, what will be the ultimate result to himself, or to others, of any given line of conduct.    But
every man may know, and most of tis do know, what
is a just and unjust act.   And all of us may know al- .
that the consequences of justice will bc ultimately tin-
best possible, both to others and ourselves, though we
can neither say what is tbe best, or how it is likelv to
come to pass.
AT AX extraordinary meeting of the exclusive
Main Street Improvement Association the other night
the "ex's" were iu exceeding prominence. A committee was being appointed to wait on the exuberant
South Vancouver council to express some of the needs
of Main Street. P. W. Trousdale, the experienced
president of the extensive Vancouver section of tht
Main Street Improvement Association, moved that
-.x-Reevc Pound be appointed to the committee. Somi
one else excursively moved Ex-Reeve Kerr to the
committee. Another exerted himself and moved Ex-
Councillor Third to the committee. Then the expan
sive Ex-Councillor Millar was named. It is expected
that the cxofficials will extend themselves before their
expensive excellencies of the council board and that
they will excel in expounding witli excessive eloquence
extolling and explaining needs of the street, exercising
all caution, exuding no excitement, rememberi".
that while an extra rule exorcises smoking in the
chequer chamber, expectorating is excusable and i '
punishable by expulsion.
t   9   9'
I.IKE WOODROW WILSON.   Councillor   Gold':
policy this week is one of "watchful waiting."
9   9   9
Till", SECRETARY of the Voters' League is mi
Villa of South Vancouver.
* 9   9
THERE ARE 60 members on the roll of the South
Vancouver Board of Trade. Not counting Mr. II B.
A. Vogel, there are only 55.
* ���    *
Reeve Pound. There is no finer garden in South
Vancouver than that evolved at the Pound residence
during the past month.
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(WING TO THE QL'IET character of many of iin
occupants  of  property  on  Bodwell   Road,  between
Fraser and Main, little objection is anticipated t< ���
permanent paving of the street.
* *   9
THOUGH MacADAM, the superintendent of the
Main Street contract, is a direct descendant of the
great Scottish road-maker, his ideas of a good road
are slightly more advanced than those of his renowned ancestor.
The Highgraders' Corner
The Costumes of Ladies in London
Montreal Gazette
English men and women returning home after
lengthy absences abroad are said to be astounded witli
the daring gowns being worn by women on the streets
of London and at the receptions. If that be true the
fashions in London must be simply awful.
t   <*   9
The Municipal Campaign in Chicago
Boston Globe
An illustration of how the practice of journalism is
affected by feminism in politics is afforded by a shy
remark in the Chicago Tribune:
Hint to reporters: When writing about lady candidates and their campaigns it will be just as well to
use the word "adherents" instead of "supporters."
il HHHHBBHB, 1914
Mill :   Foot of Ontario Street, Fraser River Phone :   Fraser 97
Manufacturers of
Wholesale and Retail
The place where they "keep hotel"���
A fully modern hostelry, near at
hand to South Vancouver���it's the
"Grand   Central"    when   you   go   to
Officii:  60S-6O7  Baalc ol Ottawa  Bldg.    Phone Sey. 9040 (Ejchanae lo all Depaitmantl)
Order your Wines, Liquors or Cigars
By Phone (High. 555)--Free Motor Delivery
To South Vancouver every Friday
Cascade Bear  pts tl doc, qts 82 do*.
Heidelberg    _.     "    551     "        "   *2   ���
B. C. Export    "    86c"        "��1.75��
Miss HALL and Miss  WESTLEY, graduate  nurses
Phone Fairmont 2165
30 to 34 Cordova W., Between Abbott and Carrall
��� 77 Hastings Street E., Corner Columbia Avenue
See Our Special $12.50, $18.50 and $22.50
Suits and Overcoats
We cater to the mu who wants the best, (or the least money
Burnaby Municipal Critics
Fail to Put in Appearance
Inspection Trip of North Arm Not Attended by Men of the
Missouri Temperament
Neirih Ann Harheer commissioners
and officials of ilie' municipalities of
I'eiim Grey, Richmond and Sniitli Van-
couvei inspected the waterway fr..111
ihe lighl at the i luranci to] the arm
i.e tie,. Burnabj line from t'e el. i i
.eii.l calnn eef t'e.um ill'i W elK'-laum li
ie.r the i'ii:;' -' "i educating .the of-
ncial- wilh ihe request oi- iln- com-
nlission that the piunicipantHi inter-
��� --ti'ii unite in supplying sufficient
mini- for a survey oi Ihe water*;!)
and the fotmulation of completa/4iar-
bor improvement plans, swf'tTiat the
commission* rs can go t" the Dominion Government with poncretc i>l;in-
sinl .-!- fe.r a guarantee i i harbor
bonds by which funds may be rai-rel
for  ih"  improvement.
No Burnaby Men Present
Contrary tie expectation th"-,- members "i the municipal governments
who .in' opposed to the contribution
were not present, Burnaby nut being
repi sented at all. "Pshaw !" ejaculated one "i in' party "Wc wanted
to -''.iw tin' waterway tee the opponents e.i the projeel The' people
alie.arel t<.��� 1;i\  know all about it."
Leaving Eburne ilu- trip was made
up the Ann ami the site being cleared ai ih. junction of Boundary road
and 'lie- North Ann for the establishment e.i' thi' big shingle ami cedar
plant of ihe- Shttll Lumber Company
was inspected. Here there was much
criticism of Burnaby's attitude in the
matter, a- there are several concerns
anxi'i'i- I" leu-ate- lumber plants at
this point, hut are standing oft owing
i.e the i->ir-i i-eest eif towing up the
North Vrm at this time owing i" the
condition ol tlu- channel. A representative "I these concerns, I-'. Szani-
eitat. was e.n board tlu- launch, while
Mr. 1). M. Stafford, representing the
property ownersj was along. They
will meet ilu- Burnaby council and
urge action on the pari nf Burnaby.
Great   Factory Tracts
Returning te. Eburne th.- wiele- acres
'.f  Ium   lauds  between  the  bluff and
Ann were examined, where hundreds
ul  i ci ries can and "ill he.-  located
��ith nae kagc "ii one side and di i p
water on  the  other.    McMillan's   I-
l.iml wa- passed and the route of the
new   channel  across     the  sandheads
and elyke- followed i" the light.    Here
several tug- with  tows of 1..��-  were l
im-i and the necessity of deeper water
pointed  "in. as   these  tows  have  l
v an   ,nie|  re,ni.-   in  e,ii  the  tielc.  and '
then  thi   tugs  haie  to  wait  for  the
tie j t tide i" get out.
Wiih ilu- deepening "i thi- channel
i" un feel at low water, traffit   mil
In  continuous, ami it is tlu n Bun
Inlet ami  False  Creek  will  lu- al
cloned by  many  of it- industries  ami
:i  ri location  made here where  sites
.en- cheaper ami where ever)   advantage "i 'In- creek e.r inlet i- enjoyed]
I-   manufacturers.    Already two large
plants  an-  being  erected just   bi
l        ..-. where  trackage facilities are
1.. Illl- put ill bj tin- I'e. C E. R Really owners an incoming more reasonable, i ii . ine! s'ti - are now selling
for one-fourth t;'..' pfjee demanded
(i - tlieni two > ears a;:".
Tin- commission's engineer. Major
Ia-!n. of Vancouver, wa- along wiih'
mail- am' blue prints covering thc
district, while.- Secretary Vogel was
present with a mass of information
feu- the benefit of the visitors.
Those "ii the board the launch were
llarhcr Commissioners Trites and
Hodgson, Secretary Vogel, Engineer
Leslie, Reeve Churchill ami Councillors Wells, Welch ami Robson of
Point Grey; Reeve Dickie and Councillors Rowlings ami Rutledge of
Seeuth Vancouver; Reeve Bridge and
Councillors McCallum ami Howell,
Phone Fairmont 1602 L
The Scenic Highway Across the Continent
The Popular Route t" the���
Up-to date Train Service  Between Vancouver and the East.
All trains equipped with Standard and Tourist Sleepers.
J. MOE. C. P. A., 434 Hastings St., Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. T. A., Vancouver.
H.  VV.  3R0DIE,  Gen.  Pass  Agent,  Vancouver.
General Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith, C   /. ft T. A.
Phone :   Sey.     134
W. E. Duperow, O. A. f: D
527  Granville Street
Hamilton Bros.
Embalmere and Funeral
Parlors and Chapel:
Office Phone:   FRASER 19
Residence Phone:   FRASER 25
(Day or night)
Can supply your  needs at right
(Right at Station)
The Road Problem
The hardships entailed hy use at
this season oi ..ur ordinary highways
must tend towards ilu- support eii any
movement that promises gu.id roads,
ur even better roads, tor any improvement we.nl.! l.e- welcome, und in must
cases great improvement will haVe
tu be- made before il-e roads are good.
As his luerse laboriously and sluwly
hauls Iii- vehicle through mud int"
which often -ink half axle-deep, en-
rattles il uver frozen earth the sur-
face ei' which ii almost as irregular
as that of u ploughed field, iln- traveller may In- disposed te. consider the
case hopeless, and think uf the goeid
roads movement us something producing words without deed.
For this discouraging opinion there
are sunn grounds, Inn it i- erroneous,
because the geie.ei roads movement i-
une that moves; and, considering the
difficulties it has encountered and the
really gigantic task il has undertaken.
encouraging progress has been made.
Throughout Eastern Canada, and
particularly in a number of sections
of this Province, improvements uf a
permanent character have been made
tu roads during the past tew years.
And yet in comparison with the ruad
mileage is small indeed. lhe good
roads movement 1ms .thousands of
miles yet to conquer anel hundreds of
municipalities yel to enlist in support eei ii caus  i Ual to the comfort and prosperity oi the people on
the land and. theretorj, to ihe prosperity ��� ���!' tin- Whole I':"e -\ inc.- ami the
whole Dominion, ii r the people on
lln land 'are the ver..\ backbone "f
thi;- country, both in point of number-, ami in point ui producers of
The g- '-el r> ads mot emenl has already accomplished considerable and
i-aeh year ii bssumes mote vigorous
and effective; and yel ii is doubtful
if ii will accomplish all that the country fequires antl is al le to pay it
until the work of road making is carried un according to a plan that will
mole equitably distribute the cost antl
The old system 'ii municipal responsibility���parish ur township and
country���may have answered very-
well when nothing better was expected than ordinary dirt mads, in the
making e.f whieh there were required
very   little   skill   and   practically     nei
spe.-ial machinery. In comparison
with the dirt ruad. the permanent road
with stone foundation and hard but
even surface, is a cosily matter, lhe
construction of which calls or expert knowledge and expensive, machinery. Such ruad making is a great
public wurk. and it will eventually
have to be dealt with on a higher
plane than that of municipal affairs.
A system somewhat analagous to
that followed with respect to our railways will have to be adopted for our
highways; and just as railways built
for the general advantage of Canada,
fall under federal control, so great
trunk highways, leading from Province to Province, will have to be built
e.r rebuilt and maintained by the Federal Government.
Then the main road system of a
Province should be supplied by the
Provincial Government, leaving purely local roads to the charge of the
county and township authorities. We
must get away from the idea that all
r.eads within thc limits of a municipality are matters of municipal concern  alone.
The Province of Alberta has abandoned tbat theory, for it has inaugurated a system of main trunk roads
between thc principal business centres, ti be built and maintained, not
by the municipalities through which
they pass, but by the whole Province
which Ihey serve in much the same
manner,  and  possibly  to  an  almost
equal extent as do the railways which
have received in aid oi construction
millions i i dollars in federal and provincial   grants.���Montreal   Standard.
John  Loudan  Macadam,  a  Maker  of
The revival eef interest in our great
highways has been a natural consequence uf ihe popularity uf the motorcar, ami tlie relative values of "mac-
aelam." tar-macadam," shortened tu
"tar-mac," and other methods 'ef ruad
construction has become one uf the
vital questions uf the hour "Macadam" and "macadamise" are words
used every day wiih very little thought
of their origin. But John Loudoun
Macadam was a real benefactor lee
coaching mankind in days when roads
| were often veritable Sloughs of Despond, say- "The Windsor Magazine-."
It is worth nuiing, by the way, that
the Slough eii Despond in the "Pilgrim's Progress" was simply a hopeless piece eef roael directly in tlle paths
uf Christian ami Pliable, and therefore, unavoidable. Bunyan, een his
travels, must often have met such a
piece uf fuul going. Too many 11-1
lustrators make tlle Sluugh a sort
of pond ur morass <itT the' main road,
which quite spoils the point, The
pilgrims had  tee go through  it, willv-
Inilly���I lul sun's chuice. in fact. Tu
return lu Macadam, he was burn al
Ayr in 1-756, thc sun uf a landed pru-
prietor. When lie was fourteen he
was sent lu New York, where he if-
niained fur many years. Returning
at length lu Ayrshire, he served as
I), puty-l.ie-utriiant of the County��� and
as Justice m ilie Pi-ace. which office
brought him upon the Board of K iad
I'l'iusiets, and  turned his aitciuiuii  to
I tin- improvement of highways;
Later he became a victualling ageni
to the Xavy. went to reside ai Falmouth, removing thence to Bristol,
where he was appointed surveyor to
ilu- Bristol roads. There be first pul
his ideas into practice, and built roads
wilh   a   bed   formed   of   fragments   of
jslnnc. nu Stone tn be too large to pa--
ihrough an iron ring two anel a half
inches in diameter. lie saw his
scheme brought into general use, and
received a Parliamentary gram of
$10,000, in addition tei his expenses
Macadam   died,  aged   eighty-one,  al
 1  ^  ���	
Some Bees, with no Sting
Queen Mary Hive, No. 22. L. O.
T. H. O. T. W. held its regular nieeling last week, and after the usual
order of business had been taken up
I the evening took on a social turn. The
'star side banqueting the diamond side,
who had beaten them in an effort to
secure new members. The tables
very prettily decorated with hya-
cynths, tulips, and daffodils and a
merry party of Diamonds, Stars and
their husbands enjoyed a dainty supper. Among the star side, who are
to be credited on the way they treated
their opponents, were Ladies Stewart, Pound, Dane. Radcliffe, Robinson, Mullett, Stutt, Dewaney and Hall.
During the evening a hand-embroidered centrepiece was raffled, the pro-
'eeds going towards the Special Fun I
���f the Order. Lady Robinson was tin-
lucky winner. Lady Hendrickson, of
Xo. 2 Hive, was a visitor.
Mrs. Henry Hassel and little daughter Leah, left Vancouver last week
for St. Catherines. Ontario, where
she will join Mr. Hassel. who has for
some time past been engaged on the
staff of the St. Catherines "Journal."
Mrs. Hassel, who was the younger
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Prowse, will be much missed in the
community, particularly among the
young people of Westminster Presbyterian  Church.
Mayor Baxter Presents Seymour Cup
h was a large- and very enthusiastic
crowd that witnessed lhe 4th annual
1 inspection ami presentation e,i prizes
jui' tin- 5th Vancouver Co Boys' Brigade e.n Friday, April 2A. at Si Paul's
���Presbyterian Church, corner 14th ami
Burns   Sireet.
After ibe opening religious exercises the cumpany wa- called to attention and received Oipt. .1. W. Warden, nf tbe 6th 1). C. O, R., with the
salute, after which Capt. Warden accompanied by Mayor Baxter ami Rev.
II. R. Granl minutely inspected the
ranks. Under lhe command 'if Capt.
11. Fiddes the buys then went through
various evolutions in company drill,
shuwing neatness, smartness ami pre-
cision in all their movements, calling
forth loud applause. The figure
inarching with lanterns and bayonet
drill under Lieut. Baird were among
the musl enjoyed events e.f ihe evening, while the people were loud in
their praises of the line work eef the
beeys in Wand drill and free gymnastics. The camp scene showed urigin-
alilv anil a great deal of humor, which
produced much laughter ami amusement and wa- greatly enjoyed, especially by those who hail the privilege uf visiting Bowen Island wiih
llu- buys .luring lhe past summer.
The exhibition e.f parallel bar- under Lieut. R Fiddes was perhaps the
In-l event of the evening, lhe buy.
showing remarkable -kill, being neat
ami graceful, ehiiug many things that
called feer a great deal of strength
and ability, ami ihe beautiful tableaux were ibe source 'if reeuinl after
r.euiid uf applause, All previous records by tin- I'-ys were broken in
high jump. Sergi 1. Wim-mam clearing 4ft, Hin.. and ju-i failing to clear
6ft, while Col.-Sergt. Hairy Tarllun
came a splcneliil sec.eiul with 4ft lllin.
\t the close the inspecting officer
expressed himself very much surprised at what be had -ecu that evening
II. bad never anticipated spending
such an enjoyable evening mer -cine
such splendid ability. The work of
the boys, he said, was marvellous
Their elrill was equal to anything he
had ever seen, comparing very favorably with many of the best regiments
either at home ot abroad, when ,em
considered the -hurt time they had
been  ill   traininu
After a brief reporl m' the year's
wmk by Capt. H. Fiddes, Mayor Baxter, e.n rising to speak was received
with great enthusiasm. He said he
considered ii indeed a very gnat
pleasure to have been present that
night, for he said he was aniazeel al
the great work that was being done
by St. Paul's fur the buys, and the
church had every reason to be justly
proud e.f such a line set of lads. He
dwelt at some length on the great
evils eif the city which face every boy,
deploring the tremendous havoc that
that the elrink traffic eif the city was
eh .ing amongst our young boys, and
welcoming such a movement as the
beevs' brigade in the city. He said he
only wished t'icie were more companies organized. If there were fifty
churches in the city with fifty companies eef the boys' brigade, be said the
whole complexion of tlle city woulil
be changed, for tei get right men. we
must get light boys. He could imt
speak tem highly of what he had seen
that night and had been a genuine
pleasure for him to be present, and
it was a still greater pleasure to him
to present Capt. Fiddes with the beautiful .seymour cup. which had been
won by the 5th Vancouver Co., and
which was emblematic of the championship of I'.. C.
With a few complimentary and encouraging words his worship then
presented the prizes to the following
hovs : Gymnastics senior, Corp.
Robt. McFarlane; 2nd. Corp. B. Jackson: junior. L. Corp. R. Oke; 2nd.
Pte. J. Melville; essay competition.
Pte. Forest Walker; high jump, senior.
I,.e Woosnam; junior. !'ie. A Lewis;
progress prize Pte. C. Mcintosh;
-quail medal, Squad 2. under Sergt.
Harry Thorley.
Alter a very hearty vote of thanks
wal given tu Ceil. Sergi. Harry Tart
tun, tugether wilh a small gift, as a
-mall token nf the- gratitude 'if the
cumpany fur his service's a- pianist,
'.lie meeting dispersed wilh 'lie sing*
ing fi C.uil Save the King.
The Anti
l)r Lyman Abbott, the eloquent ami
sincere anti-suffragist, -aid at a dinner in   New   Veerk:
"I am convinced that, despite all
this -ex equality talk, woman in her
heart -lill longs tu iueik up to man
in  reverence.
"A diplomat at a dinner in Washington  was talking tu    the    season's
���������Yuei ravish all hearts,' lhe diplomat -aid tu lu-r. 'You make a lit -11
1 conquest  every  wee k
"True." -aid the belle, ami sigh-
eel. 'True���and I'd give all my slaves
tut- une master.' "
* *     1.
Not in This Case
Mr- IIIClim la- tbe wife uf a legislator suspected e.f accepting a bribe
passed hei���Tiny say money talk-.
Mr-. Getsum���It ourht nut to in
that case, a- it was hush money
* *    *
Such  is  Tradition
"Isabel   ias been marrieel four times
and   complains   that   her   latest   husband  is the worst  of tne lot     Won't
; -ta>  home of night- "
I    "Well,  tin-  last  match  alw.iy-  goes
' out."
* ei< -
The Star Attraction
Hostt 1   am   glad   you   children
' decided t< i ci tme for dinner.
Little Josie���We didn't turn feir'din-
ner; we nun to hear Willie's grandpa
��� rat his soup.
I *     ��     *
"What- the matter?    Don't 1 know
how to cut meai'" demanded tht dis-
-1 a- ge 1  butcher,
"Yotl  ei"."   replieel   llle   pt'uprirt, e     ,,;'
the  meal   market.    "I'.ut   your    hand
liliecs   nut   weigh   enough   lu   retail   11
1 profitably."
* *   -
Cost of Living
Customer���Why   du  you  leave  tin-
' lung  tail  .rn   ihe  steak,   when   I   asked
feer   a   short-cut   porterhouse?
Butcher���We'vi g.-i t.- make both
ends meat,  these  .lay-
* �� " *
Cause for Complaint
Soubret���I never saw Pollj  Prance-
foot so angry before
Acrobat���What's the matter with
Soubret���She told a reporter not to
iml a thing in the paper about her
divorce, ami 'he foolish Fellow took
her  at   her  Weerd.
* *    *
Piqued It
Mr. Brown bail just registered and
was about te. turn away when the
clerk  asketl :
"Beg pardon, but what is your
"Name!" echoed the indignant guest.
"Don't you see my signature there on
the  register?"
"I do." returned the clerk calmly.
"That is what aroused my curiosity.''
* *    *
Going  Mother-love one Better
"Dei yeeu think." a-ked the widower, "you could learn to love my children as you would if they were your
"Oh, yes." replied the anxious maiden. "I think 1 should care more for
them, really, than if they were my
own, because I shouldn't have to
worry so much about them if they
got  hurt  or  were  sick." SIX
SATL'RDW.  MAY 2.  1'M-t
A Tale of Karma
"Thi- i- the ornament 1 t'eld yuu
about. It's an armlet such as the
Hindoo women wear." said the land-
:  ely  to   Herbert   didders  as  she  laid
on his table a silver circlet "My
husband brought it from Indian.    He
served in the wai uf tlle Mutiny, ynu
know. Il was taken from the tomb
of a Hindeiie princess. Here is her
name,   as   he   wrote,   it   down   al   llle
time.   It's a pretty one���Mabna Ma-
"Ah, there goes the bell." she added. "1 have to mind it tonight, for
both   the   maids   are   out."     And   she
went out of the room, lea. ing lhe
armlet on the table.
Herbert Childers, sealed in Ilis easy-
chair, by the light of his reading-
lamp, picked tin- armlet up and h>e>k-
ed curiously at the strange lines and
figures cut in the shining metal; then
laid it down and resumed the reading of his bunk, a volume treating of
the old faiths of India, lie was passing a mid-winter vacation in the old
S'ew England town of Enderby and
had leisure for all seerts of out-of-the-
way reading.
It was late when at last he laid the
book down and closed its covers. The
silver armlet lying nn the table at his
elbow caught his eye. He carelessly
picked it up and again examined the
cabalistic characters traced upon it.
"It would be rather large as a brace-
la fear me." he thought, and slipped
it over his hand and moved it back
and forth on bis wrist. His thoughts
reverted to bis landlady's mention of
Mahna Maranha, lung dead and burned upon her funeral pyre in India, and
by association to sume passages in
the bueek he bad been reading. With
the armlet still upon his wrist he
turned the light low, settled him- 1*
back comfortably in the easy-chair
and closed  bis  eyes in  reverie.
Was he dreaming in sleep that the
odor of sandalwood so mingled with
his consciousness? He opened his
eyes. The half-lighted room, with all
its familiar appointments, was dimly
in view about him, but filling all the
semi-darkness was that rich and languorous perfume of the ICast.
It did not occur to him to be astonished, ur te. disturb himself to
make investigation. He lfketl the perfume, associated in his mind with
rites of worship in eastern temples,
and again closed his eyes, content to
let the mystery remain unsolved, or
explain itself. With the odor e.f sandal-wood .sunn was blended anuther
fragrance, the voluptuous fragrance
' i altar of roses. Then came to him
the sense of a living presence in the
room, and once mure he opened his
eyes. Something white and indistinct was befure him, waving like a
Spire uf mist from the Hour. Siowly
it took shape as the white-draped contours eif a wutnan's form, becoming
more distinct and real as he gazed
upon it.
Out of the dim half-light became
'parent a woman's face, young and
l ittnded, cream-tinted, with dark, lus-
triotts eyes; slender, symmetrical bare
Milts and delicate sandalled feet. Slowly it gained in distinctness until he
could distinguish clearly thc handsome feMUf*5*, the dark hair drawn
back frum the forehead and gathered
in a knui behind, the rounded contours  of  a  beautiful    girl,      Wound
lightly  about ber. from  shoulder  to
ankle', was a long wide scarf of muslin passing above one shoulder and
leaving the either bare; and there was
the pale gleam of silver rings upon
lingers and toes, and pendent freetn
her   ears.
So far she had been to him a beautiful apparition, that Herbert felt
night vanish at bis starting or word.
Now be became suddenly impressed
with the verily of the vision, and rc-
alizeel that he was thoroughly awake
The room just befure su dim seemed lighted  with the   brightness    of
dawn; but all brightness around paled in the presence of the girl who
stuieil before him, her head proudly
set upon the rounded neck, her form
slightly swaying in perfect poise, from
heel to head with a supple grace that
suggested the undulations of the sea
in calm, the shew --rounded folding and
unfolding of a streamer at a masthead.
She smiled, with a dazzling flash
of small,  even  teeth, and spuke :
"Vuu are not astonished to see me," i
she   said  slowly  to   Herbert, and   her
voice   was  as  low, distinct  and  niusi- ]
Cal as  tlie dropping eef pearls upon  a,
marble Boor.    "Me. Mahna  Maranha.
The time has not yet arrived for my !
soul's re-incarnation, and 1  am come
to  visit  you,  who  wear  my  armlet." i
She looked upon thc silver armlet at j
bis   wrist  as  she   spoke.      "Does    it
please you, Sahib, that I have conic?" i
Ile did not answer, feeling himself
fascinated) almost opporessed, by ber
exceeding beauty and the subtle
witchery of her voice and manner.
She said no mure, but stood looking
at him with eyes that seemed to lay
upon him an enchantment with their
soft mesmeric power.
lie rose from the chair, walked to
the window and looked out upon  the
night.    There came up  to him  the
cool, dewy breath of midnight frum
trees anil lawn and garden shrubbery;
the stars were shining from the clear
sky; the setting moon tinged the
western horizon yellow. It was almost a relief to him so to lighten the
spell of that beautiful presence.
Ile turned suddenly around. She
was standing as she had stood, looking at him with eyes that said : "li
useless for you to resist. My
beauty   commands  you."
He walked past her. Hung himself
back in the easy-chair, and lotoked
silently Upon the Indian girl, whu
laughed; and her laugh was tin.re entrancing than her speech and smile
had been.
"Veen have not asked me to sit,
Sahib." -he said. "As a princess
born, and, what is better, the daughter of a Mabatma, Murghat Maranha,
the Master of his faith in-India, I
have the right to be seated in all cumpany���even in the presence of one so
great ns you. I will not wait your
She moved to the sola, curled herself up at its end. with head resting
upon ber hand, and still Linked at
Herbert. Ile was Conscious of an in-
lluence uver-mastering him that he
stt-e.ve te. resist but faintly���the supreme power of beauty, perfect grace
in motion and repose, and will te. captivate him. Mahna Maranha read bis
thoughts and smiled, but differently
from   before.    Her   eyes   softened   in
expression, and the lids drooped.  She
spuke.  and  her  voice  was  thrilling,
and low anel lender.
"Sahib, I have come lee you frum
afar tonight, and am a guest beneath
yuur roof Have yem no greeting or
sign of Welcome for the Princess
But he answered not a word. Tlle
spell of her presence was lifted. He
was looking im lunger at her, but at
a picture upon the wall, and be was
bending his thoughts upeiii it as if it
were a talisman tie stay the enchantment she was throwing about hint.
She looked at him with eyes of entreaty, then surprise, and her lips
curled haughtily with offended pride.
This expression passeel as quickly as
it had come, and a new mood seemed
tee possess her. She turned from him
i ��� gaze upon the appointments of the
chamber with an air of curiosity. Willi
motion as light and graceful as that
of a sailing bird she ruse and passeel
about the room, examining the furniture with a pretty inquisittvenesa, lifting and lipping about the things upon
the table ami dressing-case, and inspecting the pictures upon lhe wall.
She stopped at the flower-pots in the
south window to inhale the fragrance
of the leaves and fl'ewers, and plucked
a red geranium which she put ill her
hair. She came to tin picture mi
which Herbert gazed���it hung against
the wall where it could be seen from
every pari of the room���the likeness
"f a fair girl, with gulden hair���and
paused befure it. frowning. She
turned   to   Herbert.
"W'lue is this woman?" she asked
quickly.     "Yuur   wife?"
"Il is my wife lhat is to be." be
answered, speaking to her fe.r the
lirst time.
"What   is   her  name?"
"Helen   Destary."
The frown on her face
a   heeek   of  thoughtfulnes
Destary."   she   repeated,
frum him to the picture.
"Are you I" marry her because
yuur people have arranged that you
shall���or because yuu luve her very
much?" she asked gently. Her eyes
no longer were imperious, but vaguely   troubled.
"Because 1 love her very much," he
answered simply. Bul for the lirst
lime in years he bad. heard Helen
Destary's name spoken without feeling a thrill of tenderness. He was
looking again at Mahna Maranha, and
her splendid beauty filled all bis con-
She floated to the window, and
leaned against the casement, hanging
her head a little. After a time she
turned her face and looked reproachfully toward Herbert, but remained
Standing at the easement. Her mood
changed once mure and shc came to
him smiling, clasped her hands upon
his shoulder, and laid her cool,
rounded check caressingly against
his. Then she lifted her faee and
looked him full in the eyes, with a
ga/e both imploring and commanding,
so steadily that his lids dropped befure its seift, anient lire. Again she
rested her check against his. and
whispered ;
"Cume  with me!"
lie sat quite still, elinily aware that
(dace and surrounding���all that had
made Ilis life hitherto���were fating
from him, bin with no disposition to
nn ne  ot  speak.    Again  she  whisper-
eh-lieiuusly   smithing   and
softened lo
and   gazed
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All consciousness, save of her present-   and whisper, vanished frum his
being.     In  afler years,  he  Sometimes,
in exalted moments, qftenesl in
dreams.     recalled    impressions    of
scenes beheld that night lhat he never
saw in the body���a brassy sky. the
glare of a burning sun shining down
frum overhead through hot vaporous
air, towering palms, wide stretches
��� if jungle and rice fields; vast muddy
rivers upon which strange craft were
gliding and crocodiles and water serpents swam; great cities with narrow streets, winding among temples,
mosques, bazaars, mud huts and
whitewashed walls, and teeming with
hurrying, brown-skinned people. Then
a range of mountains loomed vast
against the northeastern sky, and at
their feint was a low, spacious whitewashed house, with broad verandas
of masonry, and high walls enclosing the grounds around it. A porter
kept the gate, and servants In and
about the house were engaged in their
avocations, but none seemed to see
him and the Hindoo girl as they passed the entrance, ami unaccusted she
led the way through the wide hall.
Then they followed the turns of a
long passage to a great, tool apartment, lighted by narrow latticed windows, mere deep slits in the wall,
grown about on the outside with fragrant flowering vines. Luxurious divans, splendid rugs, and yellow, black-
barred tiger-skins were strewn upon
the tiled floor, and walls and ceilings
were decorated with paintings of brilliant flowers, and bighly-ccflored grotesque representations of birds and
In a niche at the end of the room
was1 a silver image of the god Brahtn;
a lamp of cocoanut shell set in gold,
In which was oil and a floating wick,
burned before it. and a prayer mat
lay on the tiling beneath. Mahna
Maranha placed some dried aromatic
leaves and twigs upon a silver censer,
lighted them from the lamp, and
swung the censer before the image,
while she recited a prayer. Then
she rested the censer upon a slender
bamboo stand in front of the idol,
and- upon the flame she sprinkled a
powder. A thin vapor rolled up, and
slowly  the  room  became   filled   with
an   incen
She came lee Herbert, led him tu a
divan and motioned that he should
sit down. She rested herself close
beside him with her head against his
shoulder. Her eyel uplifted to his
were softly luminous, and he could
feel her supple, rounded body grow
warm against his. For himself, he
was Conscious only of a serene happiness, with every sense gratified in
the presence of tbe girl beside him
and the perfect peace of bis surroundings. Her voice came to his ear, low
and   entrancing :
"Is it enough, () grand and beautiful Sahib, to stay with me in blessed
India? I have long waited my re-incarnation, and the time is at hand;
but when 1 pass in to new existence
I shall have lust you forever. Vfi
shall have separated like drops of
Irain fallen into thc sea. Because of
my luve I dare the wrath of Brahtn
tee tarry with yuu. Are ye.u satisfied
lo remain?''
He did not speak. Lifted freun all
cares, clear in thought, with an exaltation of spirit that w-as%>uprcmc,
be would neit disturb his infinite tranquility by a word or movement. Upon his consciousness the words fell
like  slow  music.
"You will stay and wander with
nie through the infinite realms of
space���with me���to be always as we
are.    Tell  me���not with words���"
The beautiful face, warm and radiant, was at bis shoulder, with pouting
lips uplifted to bis. He looked into
her eyes and instantaneously he was
swept by a whirlwind gust of love and
passion, His arm drew about her as
lie bent down his face to hers. But
as their lips, drawing irresistibly together, ill another moment would havi
met, the lovers paused as if frozen
by the touch of the enchanter's wand.
An alien presence had come Upon
them, unfriendly  and chilling.
A white-bearded, dark-skinned man,
ill white turban and gown, stood he-
fore them. Ilis austere face bore
the lines of deep thought, of vigils
and asceticism. He was gazing upon
the two with eyes stern and penetrating, and his features bore the look
of terrible authority. He looked from
one  to  the  iether  with  a  silence that
was more appalling than imprecation.
Herbert sat spellbound, gazing into those awful eyes that seemed lo
fathom his smil. Mahnia's face turned ashen, and he fell her cheek and
budy grow cold against his; but her
arms were about him as she eon-
frunted thc apparition with a look ol
mingled fear and defiance.
The white-bearded man spuke in
a voice Into a cavern; and bis speech
was measured tis une lmbling deep
wrath and abhorrence under restraint.
"Daughter of the race of Maranta,
the time awaits for yuur re-incarna-
tiun���and 1 find yuu in the house of
our nneient people dishonoring your
lineage, defiling yourself with the cm-
braces of a Christian. Is this well?
Arise-   and   go."
Her cheek against Herbert's was
cold as if with the chill of death, but
she clung to him, drawing him closer
tu   herself.
"Father, I will not gu; 1 will not
change my being!" she cried. " I
luve Ihis Christian youth, and to stay
with liim will remain forever myself,
Mahna   Maranha."
"Wuiild yuu. then, foraweal yeiur
Brahmin  heritage?    Forsake by the
gods, wander an outcast sold, bodiless
and accursed,   through   eternal years?
Incur the wrath of great  Hralnn? I'.e-
holdl    He- refuses yuur ufTcrings."
With  a  clang the  censer  fell from
the hanibeee'stand, scattering half-consumed twigs and leaves and ashes
upon the tiled Boor. The lire thai had
burned upon it was dead.
The old man turned to Herbert,
and his wrathful frown changed to a
smile of bitter contempt. "And you,
Christian fool, who have suffered
yourself to be enticed to ruin by a
girl's wanton charms, behold what it
has meant for yuu to profane the mysteries of the esoteric faith���to aspire
with astral budy to invade Ihe abode
of ihe chosen of the race of Brahtn."
Ile passed his hands twice before
the yeiung man's eyes, and lo! instead of the chamber in the house of
Murghat Maranha, Herbert was again
at his own room In the New England
village, looking as a visitor upon all
that was within. There was thc furniture, the pictures, the lamp burning
low. And that form sitting in the
easy-chair, pale and pulseless! He
recognized it! It was his own, and
there came to him a presage, clear
as if the time were come, of a knocking late in the morning at his chamber
door, to which there would be WO
answer. Then the door would be
forced open, there would be an outcry, and people gathering in awe and
fear about him would wonder anil
surmise at finding him dead in his
But Mahna Maranha was still with
him, clinging to his neck, defiantly
facing ber father, standing vet before
them with the deadly smile on his
thin lips, and the terrible anger burning in his eyes.
"Now is the ending of this madness." Murghat Maranha said, and his
measured voice was hushed with conscious power and inexorable purpose.
"To ber own place goes Hahna Maranha to fulfil her destiny decreed. For
you, Christian, you did not court
death of your own intention, but were
ensnared, not knowing your danger.
In saving my daughter from the fate
of those who set their will against
the gods   I release yotl to your earth
ly bmly while yel tlle subtle tie is unbroken. Thus I sunder the link that
hold Mahna Maranha lo her eeld existence."
Ile turned to the lifelen feerm at
rest in the chair, caught with both
hand- the armlet that encircled the
wrist and n-iil it asunder. \s the eir-
clel parted, Mahna Maranha. with a
cream, relinquished her bohl of Herbert and, with arms slill extended leeward him, reeled backward, Then.
with her eyes lixed on his lo the la-t.
with a look of infinite love and despair,   she faded frum view as g  ster-
eopticon picture passes from the illuminated screen. Murghat Maranha vanished, and of those whu had
been in the room there remained only
the pale, silent figure in the chair.
In the gray light uf dawn Herbert
Childers opened his eyes to find himself seated in his easy-chair and knew
that he was alive in the body. Step
by step he recalled Ihe events of the
night. All was clear and real to him.
He lifted his arm and looked at his
wrist where tlie silver ring had been.
The armlet was gone, and the skin,
bruised and broken, showed the sudden force with which the armlet hail
been wrenched from the wrist. It had
disappeared, bul een the floor, at the
speit  where Mahna  Maranha had van
ished, lay a drooping geranium flower.
On the table lay a letter which had
thrilled   him   with   joy   when   he   had
opened and read ii the evening ln--
fore.     Languidly   he   took   il   up   am!
re-read it,    It saiel ;
Dearest : I can write yuu but a
line te .night, but I have such good
news to tell.     Papa  has  consented tn
.mr engagement, and says that we maj
be married in the spring.    Now, deal
boy, you have ymir wish, and sheeiild
be   very   happy,  as   certainly   1   am.
Yuur hiving
lie let the missive- slip from his
hand te. the floor, and, rising, walked
��� ever tu where the geranium lay. pick
e-el up the fading flower and, reluming lu his chair, sat regarding it tenderly. Later in the day. or on the
morrow, he would write to Helen a
carefully-worded letter expressing the
rapture due from an exemplary lover
Bul mew. in his first wakening, he
would hold no charm so potent as tu
draw his thought from his dreams of
Mahna Maranha���his dreams of some
shape of grace in Which should be
re-incarnated the fair -pirit. forced,
unwilling, tu lose its identity in tin
Infinitude of form which sotll may inhabit.
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 :  Slst Avenue and Fraser Street.   Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29th Avenue.   Phone :   Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Collingwood   East,   Phone :   Collingwood 33.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
Boultbee-Johnson & Company, Ltd.
Johnson's Wharf
Phone : Sey. 9145
"Snow is Coming"���Buy Your
$3.00 Per Load
4905 Ontario Street, Cor. Bodwell (34th Avenue)
Phone:   Frater 41 Phone: Highland 226
Hughes Bros' Big Liquor Store
Phone : Seymour 330
We carry everything in the Liquor Line
No order too small, and none too large for this popular Liquor Store
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
leaving our Store every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
kThe Dye that colors ANY KINDl
1      of Cloth Perfectly, with the
I  No Chine* of MUtaket.   Clem and Simple.     '
I Aik your DniRght Or Deeler, Send for Booklet.
' ThrJolinion-RlcherdeonCo. Limited,Mootrrel  ���
910-11   YORKSHIRE   BLDG.
The Collingwood Tailor
Joyce Rd.      Repairs, Pressing, etc EIGHT
'       li'
4131 MAIN ST.
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hall for oublic meeting!,  dances,  etc.,  to  Let
34 32nd Avenue
Rev. J. C. Madill of Vancouver
Active in Manitoba Orange Circles
Leading Orangeman says He Is Laboring in Lodges on Behalf of
Roblin Government
Rw. .1. C. Madill, uf Vancouver,
after several months stay in the province, during whieh time liis political
activities in the Orange order e.n behalf ut the Roblin government attracted a measure ai publicity, left some
two 'er three weeks ago fe.r his home
on   the  ee.ast.
In Meeting his departure, the "Patriot," tlie weekly founded by the Rnb-
1 in government iu the hope that it
will supplant tbe "Sentinel" in the
affections of tbe people oi Manitoba,
expressed tbe expectation that lie
would soon return.   That expectation
has already been verified. Air. Madill
is back in Winnipeg awaiting eventualities.
"I believe that it is being given
out," said a leading Orangeman wlm
is actively opposing the educational
policy of the Manitoba government,
"that   Mr.   Madill   lias    returned     to
Manitoba on account of bis health
and i.s looking for a charge, preferably a mission station; but we
Orangemen, whe. are concerned over
the school situation, believe that his
real business here is te, continue tbe
we.rk which lie carried on in thc province for three months precceding the
meeting of the Orange Grand L,e>dge.
That is to say. he is here to labeir in
the lodges on behalf of the Roblin
"The government. I may tell you
frenu my knowledge of what is ge.ing
e.n in the order," lie added, "will need
all the help they can get if they are
tee poll even a moderate percentage
uf the Orange electors of this province. A process of enlightenment has
been going on fe.r the past two years,
and the Grand Lodge elections were
a great illumination."
Mrs. Ralph Smith Addresses Meeting
in Mountain View Church
Bv theCleland Dibble EhcC��i^
VANCOUVER II     C      ���
Tenders for Borings
SEALED TENDERS wil! be received by
tbe undersigneei at tbe Harbor Commissioner's Offiee, Eburne Station, B. C, up to
noon on May 8, for sinking test boles in tbe
North Arm of tbe Fraser River between tbe
commencement of tbe estuary at Point Grey
and the westerly boundary of South Vancouver.
Specifications can be seen and full particulars obtained on application to Messrs.
Davis & Leslie, Harbor Engineers, 502-503
Duncan   Building.   Vancouver,   after  April   16.
The   Harbor   Commissioners   do   not   bind
themselves to accept the lowest or any tender.
H,  B.  A.  VOGEL,
On invitation nf the Citizenship
Committee nf the Epworth League
nf Mountain View Methodist Church.
Mrs. Ralph Smith addressed the meeting on Monday evening. Mr. Grant,
chairman eif the ceimmittee presided.
Mrs. Smith said in part : "The attention of the civilized world is focused
ou the Woman's movement. As
many of the old prejudices arc happily dying out pride and prejudice are
Kingdom come" and dn very little to
bring it about, and if conditions are
tn be what they were intended to be,
it must be by both sexes working together each in their own way tit bring
about better and happier conditions.
She spoke nf tlie unfair laws as they
relate tn woman and felt that tlle only
remedy lay in women being fully enfranchised.
Petitions tei the government, year
after year, were being unheeded antl
women were fully awake to these
facts,   and   would   never    rest     until
"Ask the man who has one"
1135 HOMER STREET, VANCOUVER, B.C. Phone Seymour 3230
The 56th Avenue and District Association held their second Semimonthly meeting last t riday evening
at Mr. Black's residence, comer 56th
and Kerr Street. Tlle object of this
association is te. have some thorotig-
farc leading to this sublime suburb
put in shape for vehicle traffic and
also tn bring pressure to bear on the
B. C. Electric Railway tn extend their
Victoria car line from its present terminus to Kerr Street.
This is one association that is in
vogue in South Vancouver that means
American airship, which will take prominent  part  in   Mexican  War
FOR SALE.���Prize Winning Barred
Rock Setting Eggs. $2.50 a Setting.
���J. Johnson, 5805 Ontario Street.
the dominant factors against woman
having the franchise. These are gradually being swept away and reason
and intelligence taking their places."
The movement, she said, was one of
divine unrest and will result in bringing women together in one common
bond, namely.���tbe bringing about of
better conditions, better protection
for the home and the child life of the
nation, thus bringing Christ's kingdom on earth.   Shc said wc pray "Thy
ei|ttal justice was granted. She said
we might as well hope to dam the
Niagara or stem the ocean's tide. It
is one of the onward marches of civilization and is only a question of time
when women will be granted what
they demand as their just right.
 1   im   i	
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dann, of Go*
verdale, were recent visitors at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Greenlay, 163
Thirty-ninth   Avenue   West.
business and is composed of hard-
headed business men who will not
take no for an answer. Notwithstanding the handicap they are laboring under for want of transportation,
people who own property in this district, due to its elegant location, have
built their homes and are still building, and now feeling that they would
'hot care to live any place else, and
that some consideration is coming
to them along these lines, are resolved
A Home and Canadian Product
C| Concrete is recognized as the
only material suitable for hard
wear and permanent work and is
extensively used for the foundation of all modern pavements.
<J Concrete pavements are becoming more and more popular
every year both in Canada and
in the L'nited States.
<J The discovery of a satisfactory concrete wearing surface
suited for all heavy traffic has
only been made after years of
study and experiment.
Q In our Granitoid Pavement
we have a concrete base���a concrete wearing surface that will
meet the requirements of vehicular and automobile alike, becoming more durable with age.
<J Granitoid paving pays the
highest returns of durability and
satisfaction, being used in our
great highway, Kingsway, and
the leading streets throughout
Granitoid on Kingsway
to solve the problem this summer,
lhe able secretary, Mr. Wm. Hill,
drew up a petition to the II. C. E. H.
and circulated it at the meeting and
it is expected by the next meeting
night that it will bear at least 200
names. A hearty vote of thanks was
tendered Mrs. Black for the use of
her spacious drawing room for tbe
meetings of the association. 'lhe
meeting adjourned at 10.30 p.m. tn
meet again  nn  Friday,  May 8.
Just Where British Army Stands on
Ulster Question Perplexes
Parliamentary Leaders
A few weeks agn the party papers
were discussing the question as to
whether the house of lords would
throw out the army bill or would, at
any rate, introduce an amendment
forbidding its use in Ulster, which
would drive the government to the
polls. All that is forgotten today. The
question is not whether the army will
be thrown out, but whether if the
army wcre sent to Ulster, the army
could bc relied upon to fight.
It may as well bc admitted at once
that the question at issue is a religious one. All the ink in Kurope spent
on proving it to be a constitutional
one will never affect the fact that the
difficulty is fundamentally religious,
and tbat the constitutional element,
though of course, it comes very seriously into the matter, is only a result of the  religious question.
It is getting on for a century, and
the difficulty then was not a religious
one. Then the question arose over
the reform bill. The government was
faced with the riddle, what would bap-
pen if the house of lords refused to
give way? The Duke of Wellington
himself came to the conclusion that
the army could not be relied upon to
fire on the reformers. The king made
the historic allusion lo the hackney
cab, and1 thc  bill passed.
It was the rank and file the Duke
felt himself unable to reply upon; it
is the officers and the rank and file
there is douht about today. Quite
apart from religious and social reasons, men hate the idea of firing on
their fellow countrymen, and when
religious animus is thrown in, a regiment is far more likely to quarrel
within its own ranks than to present a
united front to those with whose
views  they  sympathize.
The Monitor Vienna correspondent
points out, in an
that  Austria  is  dumbfounded  at   111���
Curragb attitude. At the slightest
sign of tumult, the Austrian troops
are turned out, and it would be almost impossible  tn act under order-.
Russia and Germany have succumbed to the same bewilderment, until
at last the press of all these countries
has given up the attempt tei understand the mystery, and frankly writedown the liritish people as madder
even than they conceived them before.
One thing only must be Insisted
upein, they tell their readers, and that
is that it would not be safe to draw
the conclusion lhat because the British army is objecting t.i march on
Belfast, it would, if it were ordered,
show the remotest disinclination tu
march een Berlin or Vienna. What
they mean, of course, simply is that
the slightest hint of aggression by
the triple alliance woulil bring the
whole of the united kingdom into absolute unity in a moment.
The facl is that the position of the
English soldier has always been a peculiarly anomalous one. . he standing army grew up under Cromwell
and it was used by Cromwell in a
way which made it anathema to the
Tory party. The Cromwcllian army
was, of course, disbanded at the restoration. When, however, Charles
11 came over from the great house'
em thc square, in Bruges, where he
had been living durin the protectorate, be found the Tories even more
decided than the Whigs in their opposition to Ills plans for a military
Gradually, from the very necessity
of the occasion, the standing army
grew up. It was added to, regimen'
by regiment, under Charles and James
and though some of it was again disbanded at the revolution of 1688, William III began ndding to it once more-
and, under the Guelphs, it continued
its gradual growth into the army o;
In spite of this no king could ever
obtain me.rc than an annual army bill
Technically, it was always the king'-
army which the commons controlled
through the power of the purse, and
it could, at the end of each financial
year, be disbanded by the withdrawal
of  the  army act.
At the meeting of the South Vancouver Board of Trade on Monday
evening, reports were received from
the various committees and one new
member enrolled. The members now
interesting dispatch, Inumber sixty.
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