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Vol. II, No. 47
Price 5 cenls
Board of Trade for  1914
Clears Decks for Business
Snapshots of South  Vancouver
Live Committees have been Appointed and Prospects are good
for Records of another Year of Results
Ninth Vancouver  Board  of Trade
swung in  lini-'   f",r  the  yeiu'-   wnrk at
the- meeting Monday night when many
items uf interest to the municipality's
���welfare were taken up and the committees for tlie- year were struck.
Mr.   J;.   I..   Elliott's   warning :
"The Vancouver city council in barring South Vancouver workmen from
municipal undertakings is directly inviting the creation of slums ant] the
lowering of health conditions.    Over
the  week-end,  the  large  number  of
furniture' vans can) ing the household
goods of local workmen to Vancouver
Das   been   universally    noted,    while
eiwiu-rs of promise! for rent within the
city   have   remarked   at   the   demand
for them.   Our workmen must have!
we.rk. and if tliey have i., move to the J
city to get it,  they move.
"This is directly the reverse of what I
it   should   be.     Workmen   come   out |
into    South    Vancouver    and    build'
home! because they can live cheaper
here.    They  lead  healthy lives.    The
resolution of the city council will only
lead tu a must deplorable congestion
of population."
Thus ipoUe Mr. I'. E. Elliott at the
meeting, and at his instigatinn the
board appointed a committee, of which
AV. J. Allan. .1. C. Wright and R. C.
Hodgson are members, tu confer with
tin- South Vancouver council regarding the matter. The idea was that
tlu local council sheeiild con fer with
tjve city council in an effort to have
affairs changed.
The argument was advanced by Mr.
Elbe'it that it was unjust to draw a
distinction between South Vancouver
and Vancouver worknien, because the
"business of the whole Burrard peninsula was centred in Vancuuver, and
if goods consumed in South Vancuuver were nut purchased retail there,
as they were in large quantities, then
wholesale they were.
The meeting was nf an informal
���nature. The council brought In a
committee slate and recommentation!
dealing with other matters. Regarding the appointment of delegates to
w.-.rk with tbe Fraser Street Improvement Association in getting a permanent bridge across the North Arm,
Secretary Kenneth Lamond was instructed tn inform the association that
the board was in sympathy with the
movement, but was deferring the
matter of delegates to the next regular meeting.
The clearing of all vacant lots in
the municipality was a subject brought
up. but it was decided tn lay it over
���[lending receipt nf information regarding  recent   legislation.
An enquiry concerning tbe opening
for boat works on the Fraser North
Arm was referred to the industrial
committee. The finance and advertising committee was asked tn courier  the advisability  of    issuing    a
booklet letting forth the hi,tory and
growth rn" the board of trade, together with statistic- recording the
progress  of  the  municipality.
Rev, ('���. 1). Ireland wa! admitted to
Committee! weu appointed as follows: Markets���C. M. Whelpton,
chairman; C. Bruce, VV. J. Prowie,
Charles ! larrison, J. R, Peach. Fraser
Kiver Development���Charles Harrison, chairman; W. J. Allan. J. A.
Kerr. (.'. Bruce, C, S. Campbell, ln-
dustrial and Tramport���C. Bruce,
chairman; C. W, Feast, VV. J. Prowse,]
T B. Hamber. \V. Wall. Public Utilities���C. M. Whelpton, chairman; J.I
R. Peach, VV. J. Prowie, W. J. Allan.
R. C. Hodgion. Franchises���\Y. J
Allan, chairman; T. li. Bramber, II.
X. Hallberg, J. R. Peach. John Nor-
bnry. Membership���W. J. Prowse,
chairman: II. X. Hallberg. C. Harrison, VV. G. Aleock. Advertising and
Finance���J. C. Wright, chairman; II.
B. A. Vogel, C. VV. Feast, P. K. Elliott,  II.  X.  Hallberg
Brother of "Chinook" Director Unanimously Elected to Presidency of
Brandon  Liberal Association
Thnugh Dr. J. S. Matlicsmi was
unanimously elected, during his absence, tei the presidency tii the Brandon  Liberal Association at a recent
meeting, this was not published Owing to the fact that it was unknown
whether lie wnuld accept the position
eir  not.
The "Daily News" have pleasure
in now announcing that Dr. Matheson has accepted the position, lie
will consequently take the forefront
iif the campaign lhat will drive the
Roblin government out of office, and
with it. the representation of the Hun.
George R. Coldwell, of the city of
Brandon.��� Brandon "X'cws."
Dr. Mathesnn is a brother of Mr.
Mackenzie Mathesnn. Ihe Vancouver
barrister, who by the way, is a director of the Greater Vancouver Publishers, South Vancouver.
Mr. and Mrs. \V. J. Jackson, of
Flaming Street, are receiving con-
gratulatinn nn the birth of a baby girl,
whu came to gladden their home on
March 25.
ele        *        *
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Perry,
of Dumfries Street, will be pleased tn
hear that their son. Donald, who wai
recently operated nn at 'the General
Hospital, is on the high road to* recovery.
Main Street rciidenti arc entitled tej
kick over the action of the council in
allowing a Chineie laundry t��� > operate
in iin buiinesi < 1 i>trict. contrary to
the bylaw- governing such matters,
ele     *     *
Seeuth Vancouver's bylaw govern*
ing laundrii - seems tei apply alright
uver   Collingw 1   way      Why   not
Main  Street?
* * *
Mr. E, VV. Cleveland, the fint prei-
ident eii the S.eiitli Vancouver Central
Liberal Executive, is a former member of the South Vancouver School
Board and an old-timer. Mr. Cleveland ie described as being one of thoie
fightii g  Griti.
* ed   es
In electing an honorary president
for the South Vancouver Liberal Association, there was a keen contest
between tht Right Hem. David Lloyd-
George and Mr. II   ('. Brewster,
*.    *    *
With all honor to Mr.  Brewster it
would have been g 1 politics t'e have
selected the great Welshman. Liberalism itande for the same thing the
world uver. The land question in
England Is the same today as it will
be in British Columbia a few years
Inmc with the preient government in
thc saddle.
ele    *   *
However, Lloyd-George will not be
greatly  offended,
st   St   *
Private advice! are to the effect
that iln- money necenary for the
Main Sireet wnrk will be forthcoming
when the papers bearing upon the
transaction are ligned in the regular
way by the Municipal officials. It
is stated that the consent of a majority of the council is all that is neces-
iary In the securing of the money,
it * *
Tlle widow "i Robert Louis Stevenson, whose death in California was
announced recently, was known intimately to a few persnns in the Do-
niininn nf Canada. One of those was
Mr. II. li. A. Vogel, well known resilient ni Snuth Vancuuver. Secretary
of the Xnrth Fraser Harbnr Commission,
Mr. Vogel, before coming to Vancouver, lived for many years in Honolulu, and while there it was bis great
privilege tei meet the Stevensmis for
the first time. Mr. Vogel was engaged in the mercantile business at
the lime, connected with a house rif
international mite, one of the large
branches of which was in Honolulu,
He relates ihat during Stevenson's
stay in Honolulu the great literary
man became interested in the ^ work-
being done in a leper colony in the
Islands by a Roman Catholic sisterhood. Su impressed was Stevenson
with the great lelf-sacrifice of the
sisters, that he resolved to do lome
little act of kindness in their behalf.
He therefore approached Mr. Vogel,
swore him to secrecy, and instructed
him  to send to a  celebrated German
piano  manufacturing  concern  fur  the
belt instrument the factory cnuld produce. Mr. Vogel took Stevenson's
order and cheque and the instrument
in due time was received iu Honolulu,
and wa- forwarded to the sisters at
the leper colony, liy the time of
the arrival of the piano, Stcvensun
had left Honolulu. The piano until
this day is in use at the leper colony.
And it is possible that unless a copy
of this paper falls into the hands of
tlle listers in the colony they will not
know the name of the donor.
Dr. Michael Clarke, of Red Deer,
Alberta, member of the Canadian
House of Commons, one of the greatest free traders in the Empire and
the terror of the Borden Government,
Iii- a -'in who tiei\v has full charge
fi the Clarke ranch at Red  Deer.
It i- related that some years agn.
Clarke the younger, then aboul 17
years old, had a tiff with his father
��� ner some matter nr other bearing
upon the  work  of the  ranch.
"Red Michael" gave the son a good
fatherly talk and impressed upon him
the great value of boys being obedient   untn   their   parents.
"Well, lather," said yuung Clarke,
"ynu may be a good public man and
may know all awful lot abemt the
tariff, but you're a  poor rancher."
Working Men of South Vancouver
Rallying to the Liberal Standard
Many Meetings, Entertainment! and Conventions Were Held by
Local Liberal: during the Week
Mr. Charlei Macdonald, who ad-
drened the Liberals Tuesday night at
the Main Sireet Club, according to
hi- uwn stnry. has a little granddaughter whu is being raised "by the
book." The little lass was left with
her [grandparents fnr a short time
recently while her mother was out
nl" tnwn. The bunk was also left.
There was great trouble in the Macdonald hmne upon the mother's return when it was learned that the
baby had been nourished during her
absence upon fond outlined on page
96. when page 69 of thc bonk had
been   really   specified.
* *    *
Reeve  Thomas  Dickie  is  stated  to
he unalterably In favor of granting
the North Fraser Harbnr Cnmmission
every assistance within the reason nf
the municipality of Snuth Vancuuver.
ek * ele
The Laelies' Aid of the Ruth Morton Memorial Church made $5.1.90 at
a talent social held recently in the
church. This is nut sn much an indication that times are good as it is
that the ladies of Ruth Morton are
progressive  ami   decidedly   energetic.
eW       ele       *
Main Street paving operations will j
be   in   full   swing,   we   are   creditably
informed,  nexl   week.
St       *      tf.
Victoria Road property owners. Mr.
F. Etherington declares, want the
slreel paved from Kingsway to Forty-
third Avenue. The Bodwell Road
pe..pie. as represented by Mr. J. D.
Millar, want Bodwell Road paved
from  Main  to  Fraser  Street.
* +        ef
Here is an absulutely new idea.
When it is put inte. effect remember
that the "Chinook" is tlle mother of
it :
The   name.   Main   Street,   is   not   a
sufficiently dignified name for a thoroughfare so outstanding in the commercial geography of Greater Vancouver. They have a Main Sireet
in Smithers, Port Fraser, and every
towniito in  Weitern Canada and in
practically every town, village anil
cily   iu   lhe   entire   l'nited   Stale-.
Main Street i- a constitutional disorder, chronic and like the whooping
Cough t'i the extent that il crop- up
during   tin-  childhood  stage.
We hate a beautiful and substantial thoroughfare between Vancouver
and New Weitminiter, bisecting
Seeuth Vancouver and Burnaby, by
name.   Kingsway.
; With the permanent pavin" of Main
Street We'll have another splendid
highroad from the City Hall, Vancouver, through Ihe entire length ol"
South Vancouver, to the River Road,
I which leads again into New Westminister, crossing Burnaby.
This new mute will bc the favorite
with both business anel pleasure traffic. It is rich in scenic beauties, will
be convenient and attractive in many
respect! for all manner of traffic.
Let us call this new thoroughfare.
Queens way.
Let us consolidate Main Street.
River Road. Riverway and lengths
of this highway which pass under
either names intn one splendid and
beautiful  Queens way.
During the week there was much
ehiiiig in Liberal circles in Snuth Vancouver. At Victoria Road a new
Liberal Association was organized:
at the Main Street Club. Tuesday
wal given over to a concert; at the
South Hill Club, a grand inaugural
concert was held, and a central organization for South Vancouver municipality was perfected at a convention held Monday evening at the corner of Thirty-fifth Avenue and Victoria   Road.
At the convention held at Victoria
Road there was a good turn-out of
Liberals from every quarter of thc
municipality. Collingwood was particularly well represented, a full representation of nine delegates being
A constitution for the central executive was drawn up and the following officer! were elected : Lfonorary
presidents. Sir Wilfrid Laurier and
Mr. II. C. Brewster, the Provincial
Liberal leader; Honorary vice-president. Mr. John Oliver; President, Mr.
!���*. VV, Cleveland; Vice-president. Mr.
Donald liurgess; Secretary. M. A.
Mr. G. G, McGeer presided at the
meeting and a constitution was drafted setting forth thc alms and objects
and limitations of thc new body. Representatives from all Liberal Associations ill thc municipality will make
up the executive board and the nr-
anization will be used to promote the
interests of Liberalism in the district to work harmoniously at all
times with the Liberal party in British Columbia.
At the Main Street Club Tuesday
night. Mine host, S. F. Henderson,
had an exceptionally good turn-out
if members. The hall was fairly
.rowded when Messrs. J. H. Scnkler
and   Charles   Macdonald,   two     well-
known   Liberals frum Vancouvei-. and
scarred   veterans  at  that,  arrived.
Mr. Scnkler. win, was the candidate
iu the last Dominion election, dealt
with the Liberal policy of freer trade.
He was of the opinion that the merits
nf reciprocity with the United States
had been absolutely lost sight of in
the last campaign. The election was
��� me of passion and prejudice, in declared. Mr. Scnkler was ready, he
staieel. for lhe tight again, if his services were ever demanded, because in
his belief fighting for the principles
of Liberalism was as noble wnrk as
la man could engage himself in.
Mr.   Macdonald   blended  humor  in
Iwith  his  attack  on    the    Provincial
authorities  for  the  method  in   which
Ithey  have  been  managing the affairs
of the people   if Briti!n Columbia. He
! slated   that   the   present   hard   times
! among  the  working people of Greater Vancouver could be directly trac-
| ed   to   the   doors   nf   thc   Provincial
l Legislative   Buildings       Years,     he
stated,   of  legislation   for  vested   interests���for  the   railroads    and    the
'mighty   corporations���could   not   be
'to the ultimate welfare of the working man.
Mr. Minthen rendered several solos
in splendid style and was repeatedly
Thc South Hill Liberal Association
opened their new club rooms at 6182
Fraser Street Friday evening with a
high class concert. Mr. Kenneth
Gross occupied the chair, and among
the artists who appeared were the
following: Mrs. J. D Reid, soprano:
Mrs. Fleming, soprano; Miss E. Beswick and Miss Mabel Kay. dttettists:
Mr. Ben Bracewell. tenor; Mr. Harry
Sicklemore. baritone; Mr. A. B. Cornish, monologist; Mr. C. S. Thomson,
humorist: Miss Eva Kay. pianist; Mr.
Bursill and "friends from Collingwood."
Comptroller of Burnaby Resigns���
Is He Slated for South Vancouver?
Persistent Rumors to the Effect that Local Council Want Services
of Civic Expert Griffith
Considerable interest has been
aroused over the resignation thc
other day of Mr. William Griffith.
Comptroller to the Municipality uf
It had been rumored that the services of Mr. Griffith were beiiv sought
by the council of South Vancuuver.
The Burnaby man is regarded as an
expert in the work of civic government and it is stated that it was
largely eiwing to the ability of Mr.
Griffith for organizing that the municipal hall staff at Edmonds has been
kept up to a high point of efficiency
at a comparatively low coit pf maintenance.
Thursday's "Sun" had the following
Item touching up->n Mr. Griffith's
"Mr.    William   Griffith.     municipal
comptroller of Burnaby, has handed
in his resignation to the council. Nee
deiinite date has been set for his
resignation to take effect, but it will
probably be in about two weeks Mr.
Griffith will open up a business in
New Westminster as a chartered secretary and auditor. He has been in
thc employ of the municipality for thc
last three years and has made many
friends in Burnaby."
Mr. Griffith left the service of the
municipality absolutely voluntarily,
it is asserted, and in the face of considerable protest from the council. It
is known that the South Vancouver
council have heen endeavoring to lt>-
c.ite a man of his abilities for a posi-
ti.en at the Municipal Hall, the creating of which may materially change
the  present organization.
Cedar Cottage Jottings
Miss Carrie Pollard, a former Cedar Ceittage girl, was married on
Wednesday last at the home of her
nn ither at Langley Prairie, to Mr.
George Mathison, also of Langley
Prairie. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Wilson in thc presence of
a large number of guests���many nf
them frnin Cedar Cottage. The bride.
who was attired in soft cream char-
meuse and shadow lace, was given
away by her brother, Mr. Fred Pollard, while Miss Edith Porter acted
as bridesmaid, the groom being supported by Mr. John Bertram After
a delightful wedding repast the happy-
couple departed for a tour of the Ceiast
cities, and upon their return will reside  at  Langley  Prairie.
In St. Columbia Presbyterian
Chinch, .ni the evening of March 25,
under the auspices of lhe Cedar Ceittage Political Equality League, a most
interesting public meeting was held,
the principal speakers being Mrs.
Ralph Smith and Mr. Cowper of the
"Province" editorial staff. Mr. Sam
Jackson acted as chairman, and there
were artists of merit on the well arranged musical program. Mr. Jackson maele a very able chairman, expressing himself as being iu entire
sympathy with the object of the league, and predicting inevitable success.
Mr, Jackson gave it as bis opinion
that the spirit which opposed the enfranchisement of women on the same
terms as men was the same spirit
which had in days gone by opposed
the locomotive and clung to the old
stage coach���the same spirit which
steadfastly opposed all progress.
Mr. Cowper. who is a brilliant and
forceful speaker, held the close attention of thc audience, while in a general wav hc dealt with the arguments
offered'bv the anti-suffragists as to
why women should not have the vote
���"flimsy arguments'' he termed them
���He spoke of tbe eternal quest for
some really sensible valid argument
against equal suffrage and thc inability to discover one impregnable unanswerable reason against this world-
Side movement. Even though women wcre the fools some would have
us believe, he quoted Mrs. Poyser as
autheiritv that "God made 'em to
match the men." Men did not always
use the ballot wisely and the fact that
women   might  not  do  so  was  not a
valid argument against the cause. Mr.
Cowper   read   and   criticised     in     an
amusing and satirical manner a lengthy   letter   containing   alleged   unanswerable arguments against equal suffrage, written by Lady Glasgow, wife
of a former GoverttOT-General of New-
Zealand,   and   printed   in   lhe  London
"Times."  anel   made  il   char   linn   the
gnod lady's arguments and assertions,
though doubtless sincere, were unsubstantial   and   self   contradictory���her
letter being full of glaring anomalies.
���Lady Glasgow asserted that the women did not want the vote and we mid
not  use  it  if they   had  it, yet   in   the
same  paragraph  she  goes  em   tei  say
that if Ihey were given the ballot so
many women Would vote they would
have the Government of the  day  at
their mercy and would probably have
the   whole  country  involved  in   war.
Mrs.   Ralph   Smith   was   her   usual
interesting  and  witty  self  and  made
an   excellent  address  on  the  laws  of
Pi. C. insofar as they concern women
and   children���laws   "quaint   and   peculiar" to quote Mr. Cowper.   If there
were   any  present   in   doubt     as     to
whether or  not   the women  of   B.   C.
needed the vote, they were doubtless
billy convinced of the importance and
urgency   of   the   equal   suffrage   question,   especially   in   British   Columbia.
The regular meeting of the Ladies'
Guild of St. Margaret's parish met on
Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Palmer on 21st Avenue, when considerable routine business was transacted,
and a number of plans for new work
(~\ 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.
: [tvjiH.��
Times Have Changed
Truth is now an asset, and a mis-statement is a liability
Merchants today deal with their friends.   Money is incidental to
service.   Come! co-operation ao quietly and with so little ostentation
that men do not realize the change.
Neels Black Currant Jam, the jar   25c
Clover Leaf Honey, the jar  25c
Blue Grass Belle Cider Vinegar, glass jugs  35c, 50c and $1.00
Quaker Oats, large family packages 25c
Heinz Tomato Chutney, the jar  25c
Our Own Blend Coffee, the pound   40c
California Glass Jar Strawberries, the tin  30c
McNeill's Old Country Jam, 5-lb tins   75c
Duerrs Jams in 2-lb glass, the jar  40c
Symingtons Soups, the package   5c
Heinz Dill Pickles, the dozen   25c
Old Dutch Hand Soap, the package   5c
Fraser & MacLean,   nm^p^^t 7*���
Evans.   Coleman   &  Evans.   Ltd.
Phone 2988
Foot of Columbia Avenue
How Satisfactory it is to the Housekeeper to be sure that
the MILK, CREAM and BUTTERMILK she receives is
Pasteurized and Germless.
Delivered in Sealed Bottle*, Perfectly Sterilized.
905 Twenty-fourth Avenue East
Phone Fairmont 2391 L PRICE & GREEN,  Proprietors
Dominion Equipment & Supply Co.
Contractors and Municipal Machinery, Equipment and Suppliei
Phone Seymour 7155
1150 Homer Street Vancouver
PRICE (To parties using B.C. Electric current) $3.00
Every Iron is Guaranteed by the  Company for  10 Years
Jetty on North Arm of Fraser
Will Soon Be Continued
Mr. R. Abernethy, Chairman of North Frater Harbor Board,
Announced that Work on Main Jetty of North Arm a*
Proposed in Original Outline Would Soon be Under Way---
Delay in Granting Appropriation.
Chairman Abernethy of the North
Fraser Harbnr Hoard reported to a
representative of this paper that tlie
work on the jetty al lhe mouth of
the North Arm of the Fraser River
would he started in the very near
future and be carried on by thc Public Works department with the Commissioners, through their engineers,
acting as an advisory board. The
tenders for this work were called
last fall but for some reason or another were not considered and the
forfeit checks returned to the tenderers. Fresh tenders for thc works
will bc advertised for and proving
satisfactory, the work will be continued   this  spring.
In referring to thc rumor circulated some time ago that the Harbor
Commissioners intended cutting
across the end of Sea Island to the
midille arm Mr. Abernethy said there
was nothing in the rumor at all. While
eene could never tell just what the
ultimate work of the commission
would embrace, yet the first wnrk
would be the North Arm of the
Point Grey, he stated had agreed
to pay their share of the money asked
feer by the Board I" carry een the preliminary   work   necessary   to   submit
iee the government.   The municipali-
lies of S'eiith Vancouver and Rich.
nueiid were yet to be heard from and
Hurnaby to be interviewed. The
ready support oi these municipalities
would do much to hurry the work
contemplated, as the delay made for
holding up ihe permanent work which
[he Commissioners intended applying feer and which ceiuld only be consented to by the government on it being put up tee them in a most complete
and  comprehensive manner.
The commissioners readily understood the position the municipalities
were in regarding the shortage of the
supply of money, but thc fact that big
development work was contemplated
on the North Arm would have a very
beneficial effect in inducing industries
to start. In this way the prospects
of an increased number of industries,
which would mean an increase in thc
pay roll distribution, should be a factor worthy of consideration and one
which should influence the municipalities to speedy action, regarding the
grant tee the North Fraser Harbor
Industries are Coming to
Banks of North Fraser Harbor
Equipment Now Installed in Capacious Premises Which Have
Largest Floor Space of a Similar Industry on Continent
���Patterns and Castings for Safes of Standard Size Are
Already Prepared���Plant Occupies Six Acres
That the North Arm of the Fraser
River is the logical point for the location of industries is being more and
more recognized every day. \\ ith
the improvement of the river at the
hands of the North Fraser Harbor
Commission, this fact will be more
forcibly driven into the minds of
manufacturers���both Eastern men
and those who already have factories
in  Greater Vancouver.
"The space our plant at present
occupies," said a large manufacurer
of sewer piping and other materials
of that character, to a representative
of the "Chinook" some days ago,
"fronts on False Creek. Its valuation
is $1,000 per foot at present* That
property is too expensive for our
Asked where, in his opinion, there
was a better and cheaper site for his
industry in British Columbia, this
manufacturer stated : "Over there
with you people in South Vancouver.
The North Arm of thc Fraser is the
logical   spot   for   our   factory."
Whether this concern already has
a site on the North Arm is difficult
to say. Possibly the manager is at
present looking for a location.
The Dominion Safe Works Limited,
have started actual work at their plant
at Bridgeport, Lulu Island, on the
North Arm afer a delay of over a
year. The building, which is the
largest under one roof on the American' continent, used for the manufacture of safes was started early in
January of last year.
Six acres of land was secured by
the company from R. D. Rorison and
Son, alongside the Lulu Island branch
of the B.C. Electric Railway and quite
close to the main road to Vancouver.
The building which are  of    frame
construction covered with metal
sheeting have a floor space of 41,700
square feet and are divided into a
number of departments.
Thc company have already installed the most of the machinery needed for tlle manufacture of their product and' are sufficiently advanced so
that they are carrying on their own
machine work necessary in installation of the balance of the machinery,
all of which is either in the plant or
on the way.
Patterns for a number of the standard sizes of safes were made last
year and' a stock of castings, made
in British Columbia, have already
been stocked and are at present being machined in the newly equipped
All machinery in the plant is operated by electricity. In the emery
room, the machines are already in
place. Drills, lathes and other equipment are also in place and hooked
up so that they can be operated at
will. A paint shop and carpenter
shop which includes its own saws and
planers is another department which
is  ready  for use.
Mr. R. D. Rorison, the president,
stated that the company had already
secured a number of contracts and
had others pending. In connection
with the manufacture of the ordinary
fire and burglar proof safes, the Dominion Safe Works will manufacture
vaults, vault doors and safety deposit
boxes as well as turned steel work.
Thc entire work to date has been
under- Ike-- direct supervision of Mr.
Gef. J. H. Goeghlcr, a pioneer in the
manufacture of safes and vaults. *
The company is owned by local
Aiel from Ebume and Vancouver and
sheiuld receive as much support locally is it is possible to.give them.
Research   Follow!   American   Name
Back to  Dutch Thaler!
The word dollar is thc English
form of thc German word thaler The
origin eif the thaler is as follow! :
In the year 1519 Count Schlick. eef
Bohemia, issued silver ceiins weighing one ounce each and worth 113
cents. They were coined at Joachi-
mistal, that is James valley ejr dale,
in Bohemia; hence, they became known
as Joachimstalers, soon shortened
into thalers. On each coin was the
figure of St. James. Through trade
with the Dutch these coins came into
England in the sixteenth century and
are referred to sometimes as "dealers." The word dtdlar is found in
Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Act 1,
scene 2.
Sweno,   the   Norway's   king,     crapes
Nor would we deign him burial eef his
Till he disbursed, at St. Colme's Inch.
Ten thousand dollars to our general
But thc dollar came to the American continent not through the Dutch
or English, but through the Spanish.
This was due to the extent of the
seventeenth centuries and also to the
great quantities of silver which Spain
drew from her mines in Mexico and
South America.
Tlle Spanish coin was strictly speaking, a peso, better known as a piece
of eight, because it was equal to eight
reals (royals). As it was of the same
value, thc name dollar was given to
the piece of eight about the year 1690.
The most famous Spanish dollar
was known as the pillar dollar, because it had on one side two pillars,
representing the  pillars  of  Hercules,
the.' classical name for flic Straits of
Gibraltar. It had also the motto "plus
ultra." The old form of this was "ne
plus ultra," but owing tei Columbus'
disiovery of America, this had to bc
changed. This dollar was known as
the cannon dollar by the Moors, who
mistook the pillars for cannon.
It is thought by some that the two
pillars in this dollar are the origin of
the upright lines in Ihe dollar mark.
Other suggestions are that the mark
represents F. S.���that is the Spanish
peso, or possibly U. S. combined.
Must probably, however, it represents the sign of the Roman unit of
money, tlie sestertius The sign was
"H. S." and meant two and a half,
because a sestertius was equal to 2'/2
asses; the "as" being another Roman
The Spanish dollar was current for
a time even in Australia; it was common in America at the time of the
war  of  independence.
Champion Eaters
The other day J. T. Harris, of
Boulder. Col., trieil to win a $10
wagon by devouring a dinner that
had been prepared for a family of 12.
He is reported to have attacked at
table a 15-pound turkey with oyster
dressing, three loaves of bread, six
sweet potatoes, two bunches of celery, four dishes of cranberry sauce,
one glass of mint jelly, six bananas
with cream, one pound of butter, one
order of squash, two mince pies, and
two dishes of plum pudding with
brandy sauce and six cups of coffee.
Hc had reached the mince pie stage
when he fell to the floor unconscious.
There are eating clubs in New
York where the champion feeders are
those who can put away beefsteak
by the pound. One man at a chowder
outing last summer is said to have
eaten 30 ears of corn. At another
outin- 200  clams  was  the  record  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 plant 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.
Vancouver, B. C.
A Spring Flower Garden
Nature has endowed her early Spring flowers with a delicacy of coloring and
sweetness of perfume which is withheld from her more gorgeous subjects of Summer
and Autumn. A beautiful spring garden is a joy to its possessor and a treat to all
who behold it.
Nearly all these early Spring flowers are Perennials, and will stand for years.
We grow these by the tens of thousands, and every plant we sena out is a model of
good cultivation ; all well set with flower buds and shall give a wealth of bloom in
a few weeks.
The following we recommend for immediate planting: Wallflowers in six choice
varieties, every plant covered with bloom buds, 50c per doz.; Arabis, single and double
and variegated; Primroses, Poly an thus, Cowslips, Auriculas, Old Double Daisies,
Violas, Pansies, Perennial Candy Tufts, Armerias, Doronicums, Primulas, etc.
These may all bc had ot $1.00 per dozen.
For other and  also rarer Hardy Spring Flowers see our Catalogue, or better,
come and see our Nurseries at Royal and let us show you them.
Catalogue mailed free on application
Office���710 Dominion Building, 207 Halting* Street West. Phone Seymour 5556
Store���2410 Granville Street Phone  Bayview 1926
Greenhouses and Nurseries at Royal on B.C. Electric Railway, Eburne Line, about
two miles south of the City limits. Phone Eburne 43.
International Importing Company
Bottler* of B.C. Export und Bohemian
' Free Delivery to Your door in South Vancouver every Thursday
Phone' Seymour 1951
Mill:   Foot of Ontario Street, Fraaer River
Phone :   Fraaer 97
Manufacturers of
Wholesale and Retail
a heavy eater of the bivalves. He I At East Side record is that of eat-
drank a great quantity of beer with ing a peck of English walnuts in the
the clams, and it is further stated that space Of an hour. Some folk say thistle was not seen in his haunts again is not so hard to do, while others ask
for two weeks. the scoffer to try it. SATURDAY,  APRIL 4,  1914
Milk! Milk! Milk!
Turner's Pasteurized and Germless Milk and Cream is the best
diet for Infants and Invalids.    Superior for tea, coffee and cocoa.
Sold at 10 quarts for $1.00.
Visit our big new modern dairy and wc 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
Local Labor Questions Discussed
Items of Local Interest Should be Addressed to the "Labor Editor"
I inijvement
jt     be    initiated
Has the following attributes:
Durability; sure footing for horses; resiliency; noiselessness ; easy drainage; dustlessness; economy.
Bitulithic approaches more closely than any other the
ideal of a perfect pavement.
Its notable durability makes it more economical than any
other paving.
Thf thoroughfares paved with bitulithic are an impressive
object lesson in fine paving.
Bitulithic has been adopted in over two hundred cities in
the United States and fifteen cities in Canada.
See Granville Street, Fourth Street, Heather Street, Marine Drive and Magee Read in Point Grey; Georgia, Burrard
to Stanley Park; Tenth Avenue, Laurel to Granville Street;
Twelfth Avenue, Seventh Avenue, and Venables Street, in
Vancouver City.
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
Phone :   Seymour 7130
714 Dominion Trust BUg. Vancouver, B. C.
The  Main Street Paving Question
It is now over a fortnight since the
niajority of the council decided that
it was best in tlie- interests of the
municipality that they should go
ahead  with  the contract.
Since the council took up this stand
quite a lot of people have changed
their mind een the advisability of proceeding  with  the  work.
Their main objection, of course,
was thc fact that the contract had
neit been open to tender. That fact
allowed tlie- opposition who were
against the paving no end of rope in
their arguments against tlie paving
and of course innuendo! alleging
(frail   were eagerly snatclieel up.
The present council have now been
three months on the job and it is lieing reasoned by the people that if the
allegations were true enough time had
elapsed i" which t..i bring forward
proof of any wrong doing. That liar.
not been done and the people are
commencing tei think that after all
perhaps this is not such an "iniquitous" contract as they were lead to believe.
Intei that phase of the question
however, wc do not intend to go any
Our position is that the work is
necessary, if feir no other reason than
that it will provide work for a battalion of men who otherwise would have
to go  without.
With  the  lumber  industry  in  such
ent organization were received and
read. As there were organizations
enough with sufficient voting strength
that signified a readiness to affiliate
and g., ahead with tlle work, it was
decided to call another meeting for
Monday night. April 6th, in Labor
Temple. At this session a fixed com-
mittee will be duly organized : (1)
composed ot representatives of national, international or local trades
Unions, of any other wejrking class
party e,r association, who may be
deemed worthy of affiliation. (2) The
electoral committee will be constituted, composed of two members from
each union for each 100 members or
less, anel nnc for each additional 100
members eer niajejr fraction thereof,
up t'i live members. (3) The executive committee will ce>mprise not
more than seven members chosen
from   the   electoral   committee.
A lengthy statement of the aims
anil objects of thc league was given
by J. Wilton at the last meeting of
Local No. 226 of the Typographical
Union. The Union decided to give
their supp'irt both morally and financially.
For the benefit ol those in doubt
a- t'i the scope e>f the new organization, it may be stated that it does not
propose to confine its activities to
Vancouver alone.
Xow  that  South  Vancouver  has  a
number iu  the  Federal  House along
with Point Grey, it can be readily un-
a plight in the province at'the pres-1 !Icis,"xk1( *��t particuLar attention will
ent time hundreds of men who other- be .^l'0'"1 to  "".s r'.d'ng\,c0"ta,fm"g
wise   would   be  able   to  get  out  are |:is '.   ?,oes s" much of the   salt of tlle
to  stay  at   home.    This  con-;'1 ��� ��� *
is   only   temporary   and   with
times   coining,  will  rectify  it
Churchianity or Humanity?
Religion has been the cause of more
a   hungry   st.nnach    will    not ]wrlrs   :lml   bloodshed   than   all   other
on  "prospects." i plagues combined.1   If thc workers of
position is that the munici- Ireland insist on shedding more gore,
should borrow all the money l 'or tlle purpose of commemorating a
they possibly can get at the present | religious liberty already attained,
time. Money spent judiciously on rather thon lighting legislatively for
permanent work will return profits a ;1" industrial liberty, they do not pos-
hundrcd fold in the years to come. I5"5' tnen let tncm Sn t0 if- The re-
We can verv readily understand the  'naming   ones   will    probably    know
The Co-operative Store
Among the many old country men
ami women who go to make up the
population of Vancouver the question  has often been asked why some
big  property  owners   making  a   kick
���but   why   sheeiilil   the   worker   concern  himself about that.    These men
benight   their   real   estate   at   bottom
price and since then, through the medium   of   the  worker   coining  in   and I
settling,  its  value  has     increased     to ���
three and four hundred per cent, more I
than they paid feir it.
They do not want any more taxa- [
tieeii during this time when their j
property is not producing any revenue eer when they cannot sell it at their |
own extortionate price. Therefore
they are against anything which will :
mean  an  addition  on  their tax bill.
They are the men that howl and i
the pity is that thc workers too often i
Kit  led by the nose by that gang.
Their   "sympathy"   is   always   with i
the worker and they make ambiguous ]
promises of other work which will'be
found for them���if they stop the contract from proceeding. ibehind me"
They bull-doze the worker into be-|     yyeeJ)  ,   wU lulmmille owre that air
mysel   tlie   ither   nicht  as   1   wis
cumin'   hame   frae  my work.     1   had
been  ponderin' owre in my min'  the
situashun  at  hame brocht aboot this
.  ,,    . last  week  eir  so  back    through    the
*  dubbed    rehct   work    to  further r45jgm,shun 0. theW��� Secretary an'
gull    the men.
Xow  this  is an  abnormal  time  for
which  would bring abe,ut the founda-
tion di a co-operative store.
The success attaching t'i these institutions in the old land can bc borne
nut liy many of these people now re-
relent here, whu were active members of these I icieties.
To us there el.jes not seem any more
difficulty here in forming such institutions as that existing at home and
which have been successfully combated by united effort upon the part of
the working-men shareholders.
It should be of interest to thc re-.ul-
ers of this journal tei know something
about the C'i-operativc union of Cana- j
da,  an   institution   founded  for   some j
years, with which arc affiiliated socie-j
ties in different localities of the pro-1
vinces     The chief objects of the un-1
ion are set forth in the Canadian Co-j
operation, a  quarterly  publication  is-,
sued at Brantford, Ont., in the inter-'
ests  of  the    Canadian     co-operative j
movement.    (1)    The recognition, by j
affiliation with the union, of all bona i
fide   co-operative  associations   in   the j
dominion of Canada, in order that the
public   may   be   able   to   distinguish j
the same from institutions which are j
now   or   hereafter   be   organized   with
a co-operative title.
Justice and economy may    be    se-1
cured  by the  abolition  eii  false dealing,  either   (a)   Direct  by  representing  any  article  produced  or  sold  to!
be other than what it is known to the I
producer or vendor;  or  (b)  Indirect,
by concealing from the purchaser any
fact known  by  the  purchaser  to  enable him to judge of thc value of the !
article   purchased.     (2)    Conciliating'
the  conflicting  interests  of  the  capi-;
talist, the worker and thc purchaser,.
through the equitable division among ;
them  of  the  fund  commonly  known |
as profit.  (4)      Preventing the waste i
of labor  now  caused by  unregulated !
competition.    (5)    Cultivating a spirit I
of mutual  service  by  self-abnegation j
expressed  in the  co-operative motto;
"Each for all, and all for each," and
to promote, by the same means, moral,
educative and refining enterprises designed for the improvements of the
people   generally.
"Co-operation has succeeded ir.
vastly improving the position of millions of the working classes by enabling them to obtain their provisions
cheap and pure, to avoid the millstone of debt, to save money, to pass
from retail to wholesale trade, and
from distriDution to manufacturing,
building and house owning, store
owning and banking; above all to
educate themselves and to live with an
Anderson Market
The Family Butcher at
the Sanitary Shop
Tel. Fair 1634
The Bonnie Purple Heather
Sandy Thinks the Workers in the Auld   Country   hae   got   a   Rare
Chance o'  Gettin' Wan Back at the  "Haw  Haw  Brigade"
The value of clean milk, pasteurized and clarified, produced
from healthy cows, by clean
methods, cannot be questioned.
Watch   for   our   wagons.     We
deliver in South Vancouver.
10 quarts  -   $1.00
"Harry   Mickey   had   a   stickcy
Ile   began   to   slaughter���"
Och, aye freens, I guess maist o'
; yae wud min' that warlike refrain
sung tae the tunc o' the "Girl I left
lieving that they and the municipality Uae
in  general are  making terrible sacri-   ,.',,,
fices   by   handing  out   three  days'  a
week to them performing work which
is   oftimes   not   necessary   but   which
some o' the Hempire Haw haw men.
A' of a sudelen my thochts were
brocht tae an abrupt conclushion for
on turnin' up the avenue, on the last
lap for hame, 1 got a sudden jar frae
a wheen laddie's that ran richt tilt
in tae me.
The suddenness o' the onslaught,
besides     interruptin'     my     train     o'
the unemployed. In another year or
so when the "stringency" becomes
less "stringent." work will be more
plentiful and the situation will be less
Added  to  this  if  the  fact that thc
city   have   saw   fit     te'     discriminate
against workers fremi the municipal!-   thought, as the edytur wud say, near
ty being given work on city jobs ,    knoc|dt |m. ()ff iCgs-ha'd it no
lhe  council  have  been  negotiating u��n lhore was ��� fcllje  �� ,he back Q.
with the bank since the contract was | |ne   ,hat fl.���    wejcht
passed and with what success we will: aRj,,  [,;,���
soon know K,u,r   {   |lad ���     , brea[h   ,   wis
We   think   the  workers   could  belp   rea(h. tae Bac off efter"the young beg-
thc council  somewhat on this ques- _,,,     .    je lhcm a   ,ou, on the ,
tion.    During all the  time  this ques-; bm   w;m   Q,   ,|lem    ,)ravl.r   (han   (hc
tion   has  been  before  the  public  the  citllc|.s   stop  it .���, sa 5 lac me:
working   man's  voice   has  been   conspicuous   by   its   absence.
Why should they not organize and
go  up   to  the   civic   fathers   anel   dc
mane!  that   this  work   go  ahead.
Do not let the "poor" property
owners' interests on Main Street affect you on this question. Remember that it is you who have built your |,
little shacks anel houses off Main
Street anel thereabouts who have made
these   "poor"   peoples   property    val
"Their hcr.rt is in South Vancouver"
���yes! but only so long as their
property is unsold and they el" not
want to sell at the present time when
real estate is as dead as an e'lel horse
It  is  a  peculiar  thing    how    tH
"It's a' richt, maister. it wis an accident; we're playin' Home Rule for
Ireland, an' we're in full chase .liter
they denied Carsoniti I, If yae staund
there for a meenit yae'll see some
fun. We're' gaun tac dip that big
fellie in the ditch, lie says his faith-
er's agin Hume Rule for Ireland an'
aye blawin' aboot some man Carson, whoever he is."
I   watcheel   them   for   a   wee   while
in'  a^   share'   as  Jamie  Tamson  they
as  tliey  saiel  th
I wis jist thinkin' efter tae mysel
if the government at hame wud dae
the same thing tae the rale Carson
they   wud   save   themselves   a   lot   o'
line than that that thc Irish workin'
man '11 hae tae trudge afore he gets
what he's efter.
The same party Ml control him in
an Irish Parliament as controls him
at Westminster.
Hooever, that by the wey. It's
raither comical when yae thing o' the
wey they Tory papers an' Tory officers an' poleteeshuns were aye
preachin' tae the workers the duty
they owed tae thc "Hempire" an' the
necessity  fe^r  them  tae  be  loyal..
Personally speekin' I could never
see hoo ,a workin' man at hame on
his pound a week could wax very eloquent or fat on the thocht o' Empire.
When he came hame at nicht frae
his work the wife generally gien him
his pairt o' the "Hempire" tae haud
on his knee the while she steered up
the fire tae mak    his supper.
N'oo I think Asquith an' his government hae a fine chance o' gettin'
wan  back  at  they  fellies.
Frae the pint o' view o' democracy
the "haw haw brigade" could'na hae
acted better.
The labor pairty hae been busy
tellin' the workin' folk for years back
that there wis a law for the rich an'
anither for the puir an' they wudna
believe it. Xoo they've got it shown
tae them an' its tae be hoped they'll
act "ii it.
What dae yae think wud hae been
dune if Ramsay MacDonald or Kier
Hardie had went an' dune what Car-
seen has been daen. They wud hae
been tried for high treason���you can
bet yaer life ..n  that.
But "society" can protect they big
bugs. They enter peelities neit because their brains hae a turn for that
I dune
i dae.
workers���a lot of them���always think j trouble an> k        .,  hale |ot 0. ���
the man  with  the  money is looking I
Hin- '.' th.ei'ht, inn  because    its    the I
ey said they were gaunI tae , fc .       ���      .      ���
���,led the local Home Rule |wJ^ ambee,huns an 0, course ther*.g
a  whole  lol  "' graft  besides���in  the
shape  o'  fat  pickin's  tac  be  had   feir j
their services tae the "Hempire," mare
especially  if  they   hae   got  a  wee  bit i
legal trainin
after their interests. The fault of
the whole situation is���the workers
are  too  honest!
Creosote, bitulithic. granitoid or
any other kind of paving does not
concern us. What does concern us Is
���there arc hundreds of working emu
ielle who otherwise would bc employ
paper reporters frae sinnin' their
sowles concotin' a' they big Ices they
write aboot him an' his airmy.
11 "i >ver, I guess Maister Carson an'
liis by jove brigade o' airmy officers
hae got themsels intae a nice wee
pickle this fortnicht back.
They held the trump caird up their
sleeve  as  they  thocht,  an' when  the
ed  performing very  necessary  work. |time camc ,hc hau. haw nu.M h.ulm,
What   have   they     to     worry     abou.
should the contract ceist a little more
money than thc work could otherwise
be done for.
Think for yourselves, workers, anel
get busy and let the council knpyv
that  vou  have  also  a   say    pn    this
* *    *
The Union Label
Victoria City has been the latest t.e
go on record as demanding the I'ni' n
Label on all city printing. What
sayeth South Vancouver?
* *       *
Vancouver and  District  Labor  Representation League
Last Monday evening the local Labor Representation League held i
lengthy session in Labor Temple. Tn
absence of Chairman Benson, j. Wilton presided, and Secretary Harrison
was in his place. The report from
���he various unions regarding perman-
eel in their rcsignashuns���thinkin'
they wud bring the "Hempire" tae a
staund   still.
Yae min' what Xapoleon said aboot
the  British  Airmy.
"They were a lot o' lions led by a
pack  o   asses."
Weel  I  think  his words hae come
jtrue. an'  I  hope  thc workin' men  o'
the  auld  country  an'  in  the  various
dominions  Tl waken up an' see that
a chenge is made in the way o' select-
I in   officers  for  the  airmy.
its  an   auld  sayin'  that  them  that
' nay the piper should ca' thc tune an'
its time they fellies were put in their I
proper place an' gien tae unnerstaun I
they're servants o' the nation instead |
o'  maisters.
Home Rule, in my opeenyin, takes
a back sate, in the new situashun that's
been brocht aboot since these "Hempire" loyalists sprung their little joke.
I never wis muckle concerned aboot
Home Rule onywey, for I hae often
feegured   oot   that  it's  along  anither
Dicky McBride Tl hae tae dae a
wee bit revisin' o' his "Hempire"
speeches  noo.
The workin'-men are gettin' wakened up and they're commencin' tae '
sec that this war bizness is only anither wey o' kcepin' their noses doon '
at the grindstone. It's a' fine tae
spout aboot the "Hempire" an! loyalty it yae hae some fat government!
The  workin'  man   is  just  as  loyal
as  ony  o'  these  gentry but  he's  sae I
muckle   concerned   aboot  ither  com-1
raoner things in life sich as rent an'
grocers    bills   an'   gettin'  the   len'   o' I
a jot) for a while tae enable him tae
pey  them,  that  lie  disna  line  muckle
time tae go intae the question.
We're likely tae see sonic big turnup in the near future an' its tae be
Imped that the workin' man Tl staund
wi a united front in this���the best
chance they ever had���of makin'
themselves maisters o' the situashun.
Home Rule has been in thc air owre
long noo an' it has kept back lots o'
social reform that should hae been
on the statute bonks afore this. Noo's
the chance for killin' twa birds wi'
yae stane an' its tae be hoped the
Radicals an' the labor pairty Tl staund
shoulder tac shoulder in this fecht.
Yours through the heather,
Established 1893
Refined Service    New Location
Opposite new Y. M. C. A.
Fireproof     Columbarium     and
Seymour 2425
Frank Newton
The South Vancouver Citizens'
Band, which has been in a state of
suspended animation has resumed
practice. FOUR
SATURDAY,  APRIL 4.   1914
AFTER having spent many hundreds of dollars and many months of roughing it in
the bush, three Vancouver ladies, sisters, located on adjoining claims in the Lillooet \ alley. They performed all the duties laid down by the Lands Department at
Victoria and enthused with the belief that each was a landed proprietor, these girls, with
the stout hearts of pioneers, set to work to have their properties cleared, for the land laid
well, was well watered and in every respect good fanning land.
The work of clearing proceeded and in the staking, purchase.price and development of the property, the young women spent together with all their saving, moneys
loaned them by their widowed mother. But was it not worth while? Were they not to
have each a farm of H>0 acres?.
To this property they could move from the stuffy cily flat and from the high cost
of living. Here thev could keep cows and horses and sheep and pigs and with careful
management in a few years would be independent.
In the midst of all the planning and day-dreaming came a thunderbolt in the way
of a letter from Hon. Mr. Bowser, stating that the land in block so and so, range so and
so, which had been taken up by the three ladies, had been previously staked. The
ladies would therefore vacate forthwith and save further trouble on the part of the
Government of the Province of British Columbia.
Investigation revealed the fact that the property in question was on the right-of-
wav of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway. It was level land, naturally drained, high
and dry. It was needed by the Pacific and Great Eastern Railway for townsite purposes. The Pacific and Great Eastern Railway wanted that land and didn't want to
pay for it. So the McBride Government drove the young women who would have cleared and cultivated the property back to their positions in the Vancouver business district.
The property in question will be turned into a townsite. Lots in this townsite���
this Smithers, or Bowserville, or Edson, or Port Mann���will in turn be sold to working girls and widows and breadwinners. Lots "ten miles from the station" will be
shoved bv fraud down the throats of investors in London or Edinburgh, that is if the
railroad townsite grafter as known in British Columbia keeps up his average.
The ladies in question have pleaded with the Government for their rights in thc
matter, but with no good results. They have spent all their money and have not the
funds necessary to employ counsel to take their case into the courts. It is likely that
they have broken-hearts as well as broken bank accounts.
Facts touching upon this case were obtained from two members of the council of
South Vancouver who have requested that the names of the young ladies be withheld
for the present. It is probable that in the wildest days of the land stampede to Oklahoma there was no instance of claim-jumping which would quite parallel the one referred to. ���,,,,���
Scores of complaints have been made throughout the province of land-stealing
on the part of the Government in behalf of party friends. The Lillooet case may be
taken as a fair example of what the present administration will do when put to it.
And we wonder why the lands of B. C. lie dormant and why workmen of B. C, out
of work, have to import their bread and butter, their coal, practically every article of
food and of raiment, from California, South America, Great Britain, China, New Zealand and the ends of the earth.
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"The truth at aU timet firmly stands
And  alu.ll  Item  age to act endure."
IN British Columbia today there are hundreds of
stout hearted men, who, if they were able to reach
thc scat of trouble in Ireland, would readily take up
arms under the leadership of the "King of Ulster,"
Sir Kdward Carson,
These men have fought many a political battle for
Sir Richard McBride. It might be said that Sir Richard went into power on the crest of a wave of opportunity, lie has been kept in power largely through j
the splendid assistance at all times given him by the
"Ulstermen" of British Columbia, of whom many
of the leaders may be found right here in South Vancouver.
Xow, T. P, O'Connor passed through Vancouver
a little time ago. collecting money for the big fight for
Home Rule. Tay Pay was entertained, during his
visit in Victoria, by Sir Richard McBride. Sir Richard made contributions to the Home Rule fund which
T. P. O'Connor got together in Canada. At a public
meeting of Vancouver Irishmen the names of contributors were read out. Sir Richard's name was on
the list and opposite it���$50.00.
Some time ago. Mr. William Redmond, M.P., another hot blooded Nationalist, visited the coast. Sir
Richard McBride made a special effort to see Mr.
Redmond. He sought an interview with him on the
boat and spent some time conferring with the British
M. P. in private.
Yet the Orangemen have fought the battles of Sir
Richard with might and main every time he has come
before the electorate.
It is conjectured that Sir Richard's unusual courtesy
to the Nationalist parliamentarians during their visits
to the Province and his contributions to the Home Rule
funds develop from a desire to "get in right" with the
Liberal Party in England. With the endorsement of
the Liberal Government over there, his candidature
for the position made vacant by the death of Lord
Strathcona is placed in a most favorable light.
FORTY South Vancouver families are arranging
to leave shortly for Northern Alberta, where
they will take up homesteads. This may seem alarming; but it's a fact and the families who are leaving
are among the most progressive and intelligent citizens in the municipality. ' ' ^
One of the men recently gave up business in South
Vancouver. The heads of the other families are
largely business men who have resolved that back on
the land is the proper place for themselves and their
It is regrettable that these forty families should be
forced to go outside the boundaries of the Province
for land. It is explained, however that farming land
in British Columbia, if iu anywise attractive to settlers,
is held at such an exorbitant price that it would take
a fortune to handle one quarter section of it.
The Alberta Government is giving the South Vancouver people a better deal than they can hope to get
in British Columbia���this in spite of the fact that
these people have been residents of this province for
many years and have large investments here.
It is a pity that these families must leave. British
Columbia will be the poorer for their going. They
will be back; but it will be some years from now and
when they come it will be to spend thc winters.
By running the same matter once in local publications, the cost would be approximately $200 and the
'etter of the law, it is asserted, would be fully carried
Assuming this to bc the fact. $1,800 might be
>aved to the people of South Vancouver���$1,800
which could be devoted to the solving of the many
real problems before the council at the present moment.
Reeve Dickie and the members of the council were
not (low to see that lhe promiscuous advertising of the
Municipality's money bylaws iu all city newspapers
was an absolute waste of money. Thev decided to
cut down the number of city newspapers to one, and
to use as well two local publications.
Thus, mure than S 1.000 is being saved the district on this one item, and possibly the entire cost
might have been further reduced.
In older communities situated as South Vancouver
is. adjacent to a large city, the local weekly newspaper
invariably proves itself a valuable factor in the community, furnishing a low-priced and effective medium
for all local advertisers, including indeed the corporation council, and serving the community well along
much broader lines.
THAT the Municipality of South Vancouver has
squandered many tens of thousands of dollars
in the past in the advertising of the various money
bylaws came to light Monday when the question of
arranging the statutory advertising of the school bylaws shortly to be put before the people came up for
The Municipal Act clearly states that the municipal
money bylaws shall be advertised in at least one recognized newspaper, circulating in the district, for ten
days previous to the day of voting.
In Municipalities where no daily paper circulates,
the letter of the law is carried out by inserting copy of
the bylaw in a weekly or semi-weekly publication with-
n the district concerned.
In South Vancouver, it has been the policy in the
past to jam these statutory advertisements into any
or all the Vancouver city dailies, ignoring those weekly newspapers published within the district and circulating in the district.
Considering that the daily newspaper charge on
these legal advertisements is $1.40 per inch per insertion, the cost of advertising South Vancouver's bylaws in the past has run into enormous figures.
It was recommended to the council that the bylaws
to lie voted upon April 11 be published for len clear
days in two Vancouver dailies���and not once in the
papers published locally. The approximate cost of
publication in either the dailies or weeklies would be
$100.00 per insertion.
It was recommended, therefore that South Vancouver pay for ten insertions in two city dailies���over
AMONG THE BALL teams who will doubtless finish
in the world's championship series, 1914, is the
Chinook outfit. The boys are getting new uniforms
next week.
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THE SOUTH VANCOUVER army of the unemployed was increased just a trifle this week. In the
interests of the municipality one more candidate should
be elected to this body. One more sacrifice should be
offered up on the altar of civic reform.
���        *        ���fell IS NOW RUMORED that Councillor Gold will
take the bit in his teeth and gallop down the legal
highway to charge desperately upon one Percy Algernon I lorace Wood.
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"I'LL PUT HIM on the defensive and I'll make him
pay damages for bringing about the expense of the
Ward Five by-election," is said to have been the councillor's statement in the matter.
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EX-COUNCILLOR F. E. Elliott's alarm that Vancouver's discrimination against the workmen of South
Vancouver will have the effect of developing slum
sections in the City is well founded. The advantages
of life in South Vancouver will doubtless continue to
appeal, however, to the more discriminating.
THE MEN WHO would build a big wall between
South Vancouver and the city are the same individuals who would refuse to "truck or trade with the
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ishers is in the column marked "ivory heads."
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ADDRESSING THE Winnipeg Advertising Club,
Mr. W. R. Ingram, of the Swift Canadian Packing
Company, said the price of beef in Western Canada
would be up to a dollar a pound in a few years if
ronditions were not changed. Mr. Ingram defended
the packers against the charge of responsibility for the
high cost of living. Western Canada stood at the
top of the list as a meat-eating country and against
this stood the fact that Western Canada daily faced
an increasing population without an increasing supply
of livestock.
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SOME ZEALOUS employee of the municipality has
planted two street posts in the Chinese gardens, marking the intersection of Poplar and Kent Streets. These
are both "growing" streets. It has been suggested
that the names be painted in Chineses characters, else
the Mongolian horticulturists may use the posts for
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AT ANOTHER POINT on Victoria Road, two posts
each bearing a street sign, stand within six inches of
each other. This corner is discouraging even to the
most sober passersby.
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IT NOW SEEMS that they had nothing at all upon
Councillor Gold. The costs of that great case, $187.00,
it is alleged, were owing by the councillor, not to the
municipality, but to the Municipal Solicitor as a private individual. It would now seem in order for Councillor Gold, if this be true, to bring an action against
Harvey Horace Wood for damages to the extent of
the costs of the by-election in Ward 5.
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EDWARD, WE'RE afraid they bluffed you on that
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COL. RAYNER, while fighting in Nanaimo, ran a
military dancing school as a side-line. This, together
with an ambition to be a real colonel made him very
popular. He returned to South Vancouver some time
REEVE DICKIE'S favorite psalm starts out this wav ;
"Behold the troubles of the just
They numbers many be."
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A CORRESPONDENT of tbe Vancouver "Sun-
writing from Fort Macpherson. away up in the Arctic, says that one gallon of whisky is permitted te. be
sent to the Fort once yearly. Ile remarks that the
-111fT is very handy for snake-bite.
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THE BITE OF THE ICE SNAKE is very dangerous.
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OIL THE PUSHER he pushes his way along wedging his course ihrough the close-packed throng, je.-t-
ling here and elbowing there, treading on corn- and
he doesn't care whither you cry or whether you groan,
he's got some troubles of his own ami he'll answer
back if you but say. "See here, old chap, don't cn>w(F
that way." He'll answer back with a fiendish grin.
"In this old world we're living in. if you do not crow,I
your passage through and step on others they'll step
on you." And so the Pusher sets his chin, draws in
his breath and burrows in, tramples the weak and
grapples the strong���but keeps on pushing bis way
along. And I reckon about the only way to win a place
in the world today is to square your shoulders and set
your chin and keep right on boring in.
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A LIBERAL MEETING was called at the corner
of Thirty-fifth Avenue and Victoria Road, Monday
night. The same night at the same place a meeting of
the Central Victoria Road Ratepayers' Association
was being held. The hall was not large. However,
most of the Victoria Road property owners being
Liberals, little inconvenience was suffered.
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FRANK ELLIOTT will not believe this paragraph.
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IT IS STATED by Mayor Baxter that Vancouver-
tax rate will be two mills extra this year. A reliable
man at the Municipal Hall informs us that South
Vancouver's rate will be more than two mills less thi*
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"I FIND THAT 1 HAVE to play hide and seek witli
the communion wine which is used in the church."
said Rev. Canon Rix in his sermon delivered in St.
Andrew's church. Prince Rupert. The church is not
locked and some alcoholic maniac has been hunting-
out the wine and stealing it.
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THE PRINCE RUPERT "fools who come to scoff-
are well advised not to "remain to pray."
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DURING THE LAST session of the Provincial Legislature, a bust of McBride was toted into the Chamber. The object was placed upon a table and though
the big empire builder was absent in the body, thc-
work of the legislature went ahead as usual. With a
gramaphone fixed behind the bust, rigged up with a.
few McBride records, and Mr. Bowser on hand to
do the real work and to wind up the gramaphone and
change the records, Sir Richard might hold down the
premiership and lie High Commissioner at the same
The Highgraders   Corner
"Dismissed Hell With Costs"
Manchester Guardian
It is the fashion of the present century to deride-
the Victorian age as dull and self-complacent. But
the truth is that, intellectually, the Victorian age was
much more intensely alive than the present. And
there was plenty of excitement. The theories of Lyell
and Darwin revolutionized religious thinking, and the
revolution was one that mattered; it was seriously regarded by men oil both sides, and something seemed
to be at stake. Still there was some wit expended
Upon the situation. One of the best examples of this
was the epitaph composed for Lord Westbury, wheir
thc Judicial Committee of the Privy Council refused
to sustain the judgment of suspension against two of
the authors of thc famous "Essays and Reviews." They
were clergymen of the Church of England, and Lord
Westbury's judgment was that the Thirty-nine Articles
do not require belief in eternal punishment. The
words of the epitaph were these: "Toward the end
of his earthly career he dismissed Hell with costs, and
took away from orthodox members of the Church of
vigland their last hope of everlasting damnation."
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A Sarin); fur Ihe Senators
London Advertiser
In the Senate they will soon take up the divorce
cases.   This will make it unnecessary for members to
purchase a Robert W. Chambers novel.
AS      ^      A,
Pulpit Acrobatics
Minneapolis Journal
A pastor of Grand Rapids, Mich., astonished his
congregation by tearing up a Bible in illustration of
the subject of his sermon, "Tearing the Bible to-
pieces." Some of the sensational clergymen, in seeking to attract attention, employ methods calculated to
bring their pulpits into disrepute. SATURDAY.  APRIL 4,  1914
Gore Ave.
Lawrence St Sandusky, Lessees
Sey. 3907
Week of April 6
Matinees Wed. and Sat.
The   Del.  S.  Lawrence
Stuck   Company
Maude   Leone
In tin- record breaking mystery drama
Prices 25c and 50c Matinees 25c Any Seat
Special  Matinee,  Priday,   \pril  10���Evening Prices
18th and Main Street
"The House of Features"
Emprecs Theatre
The Lawrence Stock Company will
'efTcr next week "The Ghost breaker."
a play liy Paul Dickey and Charles
Goddard, which found much favor lati
season in New Ve,rk, Boston, Chicago
and other large cities, and is now
offered in Vancouver (eer the lir-t time
.ui} u li. ie ni popular prices.
Tin' play hat been described as a
| thrilling combination eif melodrama,
farce and romance.   The ..leery is that
"I i young Kentuckian, unhappy heir
|uf a family feud, whee after shooting
| tlle lasl member eif hit enemy's fatn-
lily   in   ;.   hotel   in   New   Ye.rk.   lakes
refuge in a In iln,.nn vi hich chances
lei he lhat ni a Spanish princess. There
is hue ami cry afler him, hul the
princess, sympathizing with his story,
protects him anil  then engages him
to rid her ancient cattle in Spain (if
lhe ghott which haunts it. and which,
very intricate tricks in juggling and
e-emie e,i thc feats he performs with
dinner plates, hats and eether articles.
are amazing. The act is alto enlivened by quite a bit uf comedy,
The exclusive first-run pictures and
a hrst class concert by the orchestra
will complete the new programme.
Phone Sey. 318
H.   H.   DEAN,  Proprietor
Cedar  Cottage   Theatre
20th Avenue and Commercial Street
... We thow the belt, cleanett and mott up to date picturea with a
complete change daily.
Dou You Want to Know
More About the
Undertaking Business?
The Mt. Pleasant Undertaking Co. are rendering a service that is unsurpassed by any Undertaker. Everyone that is connected with the
firm is a qualified Funeral Director and Em-
bahner, who has spent years to perfect himself
in this line of work. We are located at 8th Ave.
and Main St., Tel. Fair. 189, and onr parlors
are open day antl night.
We were the first and only firm to advertise
a complete ftmeral for $55.00. including burial
case, hearse, family carriage, use of chapel, removal charges, and all personal services and tell
you just what we furnish, naming every item.
In doing this, our object was not to offer offence,
but we think the public should have some idea
as to what a respectable funeral can be supplied
for. There is no mystery about our business, as
all of our goods are marked in plain figures and
are the same price to all.
We know tbat our competitors do not approve
of our business methods, but tbe public do, as
our business is increasing every month. Xow,
we live up to our advertisement to the letter. We
always have the goods in stock that we advertise,
and not one of our patrons has ever heard us
say tbat we were out of the goods we advertise.
W'e carry as large a stock of high grade caskets
as will be found in the city, and our prices arc
lower than can be obtained from any other Undertaker. The volume of business that we are
doing is responsible for our moderate charges.
We have a large and well furnished Chapel,
for which we make no charge, and private reception rooms; in fact, a strictly modern building tbat was built especially for this business.
Our surroundings are quiet and dignified, and
we are in a position to supply the wants of anyone, regardless of their position in life. We have
told you of our business methods in a straightforward manner, and we conduct our business
in the same way. Yours for pertect f-meral
Mount Pleasant Undertaking Co.
early womanhood. Her phantom
dancei of the lar Kast are interpreted
willi keen lincerity and a powerful
technic, ami are given without any
lutpicion 'ei luggeitivenett. Her first
I number ii "The Incente Dance," in |
[which she portrays the action en a
I young widow dedicating hertelf to a
temple by bathing hertelf in purifying
incente; lhe tecond, "The Village
Dance.'' is in a much lighter win
"The Snake Dance," which concludei
her repertoire is her matterpiece and
is a remarkable weird and Calcinating
impersonation of the reptile in ils
loathsnmem ���-
LOUIS VON WIETHOFF. at the Empress
Globe Theatre
I he attraction at iln Globe Thi i l
f'er the week starting April '. will tit
"The  Pride of Jennie i
In the elay of romance, n hi n for-
nun .-ind ni'.ry were carved hy the
���word, H.i-il Jennico, tin letcendant
ni a preetul and haughty houie ��.elk-!
ing among ihe e.Ie! am i -n.il i hambi ���
dream* "i his gallant forebears and
their daring deeds performed for tin
smile fi a laely i.eir Intpired hy hi-j
Ipfty heritage and ihe atmospl i i ��� :
nobility anel bravery in which he has1
heen reared. Batil fongl for love audi
adventure. At this romantic perieid
if Bl -il's life. Ill- ,,gi <1 uncle, the
lineal head of hi- home, diet, and
makes Batil -wear by the iword that
In- will alwaya uphold the pride of
Jennico. Batil become Lord of Tol-
iendhall and matter of the broad acres
of the Duchy of Laueitz, hut lilies,
estate- anil Splendor eh, ii"t ciiiipeii-
saie  feer  lhe absence  nf love.
Princeti Ottilie, a beautiful, whimsical maiden, i- urged by her guardian, ihe Karl e.i Dornheim, !������ marry
Prince Kugen. a worthless reunite.
whom Ottilie fear- and loathes. Tee
avoid marrying Eugen, ihe Princess
effects her escape frum the castle in
the guise of her maid. Marie, whu
follows alter her mistress. The live,
are overtaken by a steirni and leek
lhe   shelter  nf Jennico  Castle.
Marie is introduced t<> Jennico as
the Princess, hut Jennico falls madly
in love with Ottilie. whom he believes
tn he lhe maid. Love and pride struggle fnr supremacy. Jennico is heartbroken, because his sweirn duty tee
maintain the elignity eef his houte prohibits his marriage tee the maid, Thc
wilful, fascinating maid Intimates i"
lennicei thai thc Princess admires
him. and repressing hive fnr duty,i
lie count the "punccss." The niar-l
riage is arranged. Princess Ottilie
and her maid confer and arrange t'i
change places at tlle altar. Jennico
greets his bride, heavily veiled, hut
when at last he looks upon her face
he sees the piquant, mocking Ottilie
and thinks he has married the maid,
Leive bids him accept his happine--.
hut his pride asserts itself and he resents the supposed deception, Ottilie, noticing his anger and piqued
because he is not content with her
regardless of hcr apparent low rank,
lea\es him.
Desperate for the love of lhe absent
and tantalizing beauty, he seeks ihe
supposed maid, encounters the bitter
enmity and jealousy of tlle defeated
Prince Eugen and his trusted fierce:
but, despite all opposition and against
all odds, he wins his way to Ottilie's
heart at his sword's point���to lind
that valor has not only won him a
heart of gold, but a title that adds
lustre   to  the  pride   of Jennico.
Coming week of April 1,1th: Dustin
Farnum in the great play of the West.
"The Squaw Man." made famous by
Win. Faversham.
Granville Street
Week of April 6
Divine   I).or i ;   ��� if the  Agi -
In   "The Sheriff of Shasta"
"The  Piano Movers end the Actress"
I ):!ie-r   Big   S    ,V   C.   A  tt
Unequalled       Vaudeville       Meant       Pantagt*
E. D. GRAHAM, Resident Man.
riione Seymour 3046
Three  times daily, 2 45. 7.20 and 9.15
Week of April 6
Those   Sweet Singer-  freun  Southern
Presenting "A  Night  in  Hawaii"
The   Seeaton's   Mysterious   Sensation
Showing  "The Creation   of  Women"
Oilier Big Attractioni
Prices,   Matinees,  15c;  Night,  15 and
25c.   Box Seats. 50 cents
Continuous 1 to  11 p.m.
With   HOUSE   PETERS   anel   thc
FOR SALE.���Prize Winning Barred
Rock Setting Eggs. $2.50 a letting.
���J. Johnson, 5805 Ontario Street.
it is feared, has eansed the death of
her brother.
Thus the Kentuckian is started on
a course of adventure which does neet
cease until the ghost is laid, the
castle's store of hidden treasure revealed, the plotters overthrown, and
the "ghost breaker" started back fe.r
America with the princess at his side.
Like in.idem newspaper stories.
"The Ghost Breaker" starts with
action. The curtain in raising for
the first time shows the hero and
heroine of lhe play in a thrilling scene,
and from then until the final curtain
the audience is treated to a series of
thrills and laughs that come in rapid
Exactly like the big newspaper
Story, the play tells the big news at
the start, instead of making the audience wait, and this new method eet
treatment perhaps accounts for its
tremendout popularity with all classes of playgoert.
The role of the dashing hero will
offer excellent opportunities to Mr.
Del Lawrence, and Maude Leone will
lit Into the role of the Spanish princess as if it were created for her. The
supporting   cast    will   lake   m   every
member of the  Lawrence Company,
all being fitted with good part
The greal scenic possibilities i
store have been fully taken avail of.
and' the scenes .if the old tavern and
castle hall do much to create an ei-
fective  atmosphere.
u' tin
Orpheum Theatre
Famous throughout India as the
divine dartcer of the ages. Roshan-
ara the mystic and sublime. Will appear in Vancouver as one of the joint
hcadlincis on next week's bill at the
Orpheum Theatre. Endowed with a
superabundance of grace, she is well
fitted i'i absorb the customs ol India    the   land   of   her   childhood   and
Associated with Re.shanara in the
headline position is a representative
creator of American character tvpes,
Theodore Roberts, whose achievements in "The Squaw Man." Arizona,"
"The Right of Way." etc.. stand supreme on the American stage. For
his vaudeville appearance Mr. Roberts has secured a sketch "The Sheriff of Shasta," which presents a scene
of unconventional roughness characterizing the early pioneer days in California. A distinctly humorous sketch.
"The Piano Movers and the Actress,"
is presented bv McDevitt, Kelly and
Lucy. The clever work comes in
when the actress discovering that her
associates have absented themselves
from rehearsal; accepts several husky
piano movers in their place.
Sydney Jarvis, he Canadian who
popularized "Oh, You Wonderful
Girl" in Geo. M. Chan's "Little Millionaire," will appear with Virginia
Dare in some choice vocal selections
at well as fl series of novelty dances.
Iliifford & Chain have a. minstrel
skit e.f moll unique merit Mr. lluf-
feird's impersonation of a "cullttd
gentleman" is one long   scream   of
laughter,   while   Mr    Chain   is   a   perfect foil to the black-face comedian
Kugciie Danioiul. ihe noted Russian
hoy violinist, is another recent acquisition lo the Orpheum Circuit. Not
yet out of his leens. Damond i- said
to compare with Spaulding ami
Ytaye, he being a pupil of the latter.
Ilis technic and bowing are perfect
anel the clearness of his tone phenomenal and predictions are freely made
feer a  brilliant   future.
Charles   Weber   has  mastered  some
Central Park
The Communion and Evening Services at Central Park Presbyterian
Church last Sunday drew large congregations. The former was conducted by Rev. Henry Mackay. and
the latter by Rev. Dr. McKinnon, of
Kitsilano. The congregation wen
fortunate ill securing such eminent
preachers and evidenced their appreciation   by   their   presence.
Tomorrow night Rev. J. Richmond
Craig will occupy the pulpit and will
preach on Ihe subject of Peculiar
Men."     Mrs.   Thos   Kerr  will   be   the
Queer Burial Service
Strange is the burial service ani"iin
the Araman islandets. It is the tus-
lom of the islanders to drop Ihe bodies of their parents into the sea at
the end of ropes and leave them there
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Ottawa, April .1.���Dull, no change
in temperature���If there were such a
thing M .i barometer in the house ot
common! that would he its usual
resiling thei* days, layi a Toronto
A   minister   is   defending   his   estimates, the  liiin-e  is in committee on
supply.    The  minister dues not need I
any lirillia-t or stragetic defence, the
attack   is   desultory.     Besides,   when
the minister is nt all hard pressed hc
llwayi falls hack nn his deputy,    lie
tis   the   gentleman   who  sits   in   front
I of  his  chief,  with  the  wad  of  paper
lot)  his  knee;  he i.s  the weirks  of the
i department,  he  doesn't  say  anything
above  his  breath,  hut  the    minister
weiuld look like a man in deep water
| without a Iif'.' preserver if thc deputy
were   not   there.
Somebody 'en the opposition side
j asks how many stamps were sold at
Skeesick's Cornjrs P. O. last year,
and what is the salary of the plutocrat
who occupies tlle position of postmaster and why.
The minister blushes for his ignor |
ance, whispers to his deputy and that
encyclopaedic individual gives the
count Ot the stamps and says thc postmaster gets $50 per annum. Op-
peesitiiin curiosity is satisfied. Gallery birds lean hack in their seats
with a sigh of relief.
Those Awful Spoils
Sometimes Mr. Opposition Member
asks why the postmaster of Spodnuk
was dismissed. This time the minister boldly answers himself. "Partis
sanship" is the strange and startling
wor<l he utters. The opposition member gasps. What devilishness will thc
government charge opposition supporters with next. They cast strange
look** at one another that brood no
good to the government. "Let it beware. Let it beware," they seem to
say.   ���
Sir Wilfrid Enters
Things arc going on at this tremendous rate when Sir Wilfrid Laurier enters. Hc has done this before.
He, take! his seat. He has done this
before;    Hut the Liberals always seem
see it in a different way to the government.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier sneezes. He
sneezes into his handkerchief. He
does it again. He looks at his handkerchief.     It   is   still  there.
The Honorable the Premier, R. L-
Borden, sneezes. He does it again,
teeei. But then he never does it like
Sir  Wilfrid.
For three days or more this duel
of sneezin'g has gone ori. Nobody
knows what it means but it has occurred. The leaders sneeze in the
presence of each other.
Disturbs Sleepers
But their sneezing only serves to
make the snoozing members stir uneasily in their sleep. There are always-snoozing members in the evening and very often in  the day.
These men sleep alone with a desert of vacant chairs about them. You
see they came into the house with
somebody and that person has basely deserted them while they slept.
Such villainies are practised even in
Of Blue Books
But the sneezing and the sleeping
will not stop the house from considering these estimates.
They have arrived at a discussion
of the cost of printing reports of the
department. the member for Edmonton, Mr. Oliver, is always fairly
busy as a critic. He'asks many questions in many wor^s. He wants to
know what he is expected to do with
so many reports. He says an official
comes every morning with a cart
load .of books through the corridors
and insists on dumping the contents
into his, the member for Edmonton's
room. It does not occur to the member for Edmonton that thc official
may bc engaged in the kindly task of
helping the member for Edmonton to
improve his mind. Mr. Oliver overlooks that and wants to know if he
should not he permitted to choose his
own reading.
Here rises a champion of higher
education via the Blue Book school,
David Henderson, M.P., for Halton.
He explains that he sends all hit
blue books to his constituents. Por
instance the Fisheries report can he
sent to the constable, the Criminal
and Statistic! to the preacher. Public
Works to tlie caretaker of the town
hall. Railways and Canals to the fence
viewer. These were only a few examples of the way hc keeps his constituents informed. The people always welcomed these joyous messages of his good will. They furnished elevating subjects of debate and
convert&tiotl eluring the winter evenings.
Burnham on Guard
Burnham of Peterboro, is the most
faithful member in the house. Through
the excitement of such a day and
evening he sits in a philosophic attitude in his seat on the left hand
eef the Speaker. Hc is one of the government supporters who sit on thc
Liberal side. But his faithfulness is
admirable. You could see that he
was watching the discussion. Let one
word of disloyalty fall from the lips
of a member on either side and Burnham is metophorically at his throat.
The.' member for Peterboro is al-,
ways performing a flank movement]
een the opposition. Tt's the advantage
e-.f his position. It's extremely disconcerting to a gentleman of the
fourth row back calibre of Liberal
oratory who is training his deadly
eloquence on the enemy in front to
have a missile hurled past his ear
from behind by Burnham of Peterboro.
Those Tar Sands
Frank Oliver of Edmonton is among
the heavy artillery of the Liberal attack, but he doesn't seem to be choke-
bored. You expect a sudden flash
from such a slow-moving piece. Instead he often goes off with the suddenness of a piece of punk.    He hits
thc mark of course, but Slowly.
Sometimes he seems to shoot like one
eif those popguns with a string to the
bullet. It is drawn back again, pushed into the gun, and a second discharge  made  with  deliberation.
He was calling the attention eif the
minister of mines te> certain tar sands
in Alberta which he thought would
he useful in road building "I am
not suggesting that the government
should go into the building <>f roads
with these tar sands," he said, "but
there may be some value in these
tar sands as a medium for mad making. These tar sands are there, and
I think the government should find
out if these tar sands lend themselves
tei the purposes of road making. The
government need not lay roads with
these tar sands, but the government
should feel that it is under an obligation to the people to do something
to find out whether these tar sands
have a road making value." The
minister accepts.
Graham Again
Now George P. Graham, of Renfrew South is not like that. He is
brilliance, all wit. On the tar
sand question he delivers himself
"The government should put footprints on the tar sands of time."
Thereupon he gets quite red in the
face, coughs, chokes, puts his head
down on his arms and works off the
fit with his face hidden for a moment, then signals to a boy for water.
When he has sufficiently recovered
he looks airly at the gallery. Naughty,
irrepressible George, to disturb the
dignity of parliament in  this  way.
Besides, everybody is so sorry when
adjournment comes, because George
may have another bon mot still unexpressed.
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There will be general sympathy with
the purpose of Mr. Andrew Broder,
M.P., and those who are co-operating
with Iii iii in his war on the cigarettes
as used by" the foolish boy. We do
not need the abundance of medical
testmony as to the mischief which
this silly practice'works on the health
f the victims���it is quite obvious.
Every parent in Canada i^ strongly
opposed to permitting his son to
smoke tobacco in any form until lie
reaches an age when it can,,be done
without ias:ing harm to his still itn
mature body. .��,���,>
The especial evil of the cigarette,
says an eastern contempsrary, is that
it has put smoking within the easy
reach of boys. They would not have
tried a pipe; and they could not afford cigars. But the suspicious cheapness of the cigarette has made it possible for every errand-boy in the city
to keep himself supplied .with
"smokes"; and he takes to the practice quite naturally in his eagerness
to look like a grown-up young man
as soon ac possible. All healthy boys
have this desire; and the cigarette has
become for them the outward or visible sign of their maturity.
The law against the sale of cigarettes to boys under sixteen, should
be enforced; and the penalties might
well be made so heavy that no merchants would dare risk their application. That is the cure for most crimes
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    1 1  :\
By  Ralph  Frye
Captain Aleck Small and I were sitting  on   thc  string-piece  of    Prout's
with  them
waiters   tomething
his    conversation
wharf   at   Beachwoodt   watching   the I among   us   lowly   used   to  reek   with
early lobltermen come in from  haul-j the pet names of them rich fellers.
ing iheir imts, and admiring the nim-1    "I   found  out  afterward  that  those
blenetl Ot Seth Prout as he separated people used to have Jesse around to
the   "counters"   from   the   "snappers" | get material out of him about us old
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]and threw them into thc floating car.
'ihe whole fleet eef fishermen was jam-
i med inte) the slip, and with thc exception eif "Breezer" Edison they all
luted   gasoline     kickers.       "Breezer"
I sticks to the old sprit-sailboat.
"Don't figure  they could get along'
I very fast without that gas," said
Cap'n   Aleck.     "Must   be     a     grand
j thing tee set in bed eatin' ranfied
wheat straws and have every fisherman in the country buvin' gas of ye.
Kind of got 'em sewed up, ain't he?
|Seert of reminds me, this monopoly
business  docs,  of  the  trick  old   man
| Bates's seen Jesse played on the
Beachwoodt Breeze eme time. Ever
hear about that?"
I settled comfortably on thc string-
piece. The captain's stories arc worth
"Seems this Jesse was a pindlln'
kind of a boy and liked to play with
girls and make mud pies when the
Other fellers of his age were fishin'
eer helpin' their fathers bleach moss.
He kept dressed awful careful, and
when he had got about half through
iiur common schools he took a sku-
wliiff eeff one side and commenced
takin' eene of these here ceirrespond-
ence courses in lit-returc. About this
time lie commenced to write little
stories leer thc "Breeze." and everybody read 'em. 1 liked to read 'cm
myself���they was so damned improbable,
"Along about this time Jesse went
to New York to take a job on a
paper that some summer feller got for
him, and we didn't hear anything
abeeiit him for about six months. But
he come back. Said his old man was
sick, he did, and needed him at home,
although I didn't see but what old
Aaron was as spry as ever hc was.
"When Jesse come back with his
ceellars   a   little   higher   ami   his   hair
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Pennsylvania and Canmore Anthracite Coal also supplied.
hayseeds, anil for thc laugh they used
to get seein' him splurge around. They
used to tell hejw a big man freem N'ew
York���one of them fellers that thc j
magazine! telegraph to to go to Rio j
pr Cape Town at a minute's notice���
come down here to visit the Martins,
and Jesse was callin' him by his front
name before he'd known him five
"'Bill,' says Jesse in thc pott-office that night, 'thinks very highly of
my serial.'
"'Bill who?' asks Jim Little Mer-
ritt. who always says what he thinks.
"'Bill   So  and  Sn.'  says Jesse.
'"Oh, hell,' says Jim Little. 'I
thought yeeu meant Bill Shakespeare.
lie's the only one in your class.'
"But just the same while they hael
some fun with Jesse, everybody read
his story. When 'The Hero's Bride'
had gone on for a year there wasn't
a man, woman, or child in the country that wasn't readin' it. Harold,
the hero, was the lover that all the
girls held up to their fellers as a
model, and Genevieve, the heroine,
was the kind of girl that every farmer's boy in thc country had picked
out for his. People read it anil lived
it. Mothers used to say to their children : 'Xow Harold (Genevieve, as
case might me) wouldn't dee anything like that,' and the kids were
patterned after the couple. Jesse's
hair and collars got longer, and his
pants and his eyesight fnr his old
friends shorter in proportion.
"About this time a runner ior another boiler-plate foundry ceeme tei
see Ed, and he found that he could
get the page hc was payin' Jesse three
dollars a week for. for ninety-eight
cents. And Ed was gettin' sick of
Harold and Genevieve and tired to ['
death of sittin' up night to set up
Jesse's stuff.   So he went to Jesse and
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cut upside down, he and Ed Richards,! '"Id him with tears in his eyes that
the editor of the "Breeze," get togeth-i he had better haul in his sheet and
er on a little scheme. 'Course you j hnng Harold and Genevieve to port,
understand that bein' right from the | Hc nated to Jo '*. 1,e "���<������ hut hc had
lights  of  Broadway Jesse  had  some- j to, etc.
thing to sell, and Ed advertise d
"Well,   Jesse   te
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ mild   consider-
rial to be written by Jesse to run ex-|:lbh",  but   Ed   was   firm.    'Y'ou  finish
elusive   in   the   "Breeze,"   and   refer- j her up,' says Ed, 'and maybe I'll slip
, and
A Legal Curiosity
A deed for the conveyance of a
piece of land that is one of the greatest legal curieisilies in the world was
drawn up in 18HI by Henry Shaw, a
lawyer at Heardstown, 111. The curio
complies with every requirement of
law and more than once been declared by the court of that state to be entirely valid.     It reads as  follows :
1. J. Henry Shaw, the grantor herein.
Who  lives  at  Beardstown,  the county  within,
For seven hundred dollars to mc paid
Ry  Charles   E.  Wilman   to  sell  and
Lot two (2) in block forty (40), said
county and town.
Where   lllineiis   river   flows   placidly
And   warrant   the   title   forever   and
Waiving   a   homestead   and   mansion
to both  a goodbye,
And,   pledging   this   deed   is   valid   ill
1,  add  here  my  signature,  J.   Henry
(Seal)        Dated July 25,  1881.
I,   Sylvester   Emmons,   who   live   at
A  justice   of peace  of  fame  and  renown.
Of   the   County   ol"   Cass,   in   Illinois
Do   certify   here   lhat   on   the   same
One J. Henry Shaw to nie   lid make
That  thc above deed and name were
his own.
And he stated he sealed and delivered
the  same.
Voluntarily,   freely  and   never  would
His   homestead  therein;   but,  left  all
Turned his face to the street and his
back to  his home.
(Seal) S.  Emmons, J.P.
Dated August  1, 1881.
C. P. R.  Ramifications
The C. 1'. K. owns or controls  18,-
000 miles of railway. Its own system is comprised of 13,280 miles, and
the Minneapolis and Duluth roads account feer some 4,000 miles eef track.
It has still aboul 700 miles of spur
lines and extensions tei build in the
west; but the double tracking will
mean a job, totaling over 4.IXKI miles
of railway. This as it geet^ on will
deplete tlle treasury more eer less;.but
freim this great undertaking large
things   are   expected.      The     double
1 racking of the system will give such
reliefs as Heme but a railway man
could fully understand. The difference in the mere physical operation of
thc trains will be enormous; but the
chief consideration is let be in readiness for the vast increase in business
which will disclose itself almost immediately.
A C. P. R. official being asked what
became of all the thousands of immigrants passing over the lines to
the west every year, replied : "Lost
in the bigness."
"But that is not right," he added.
"They are far from lost; they are all
right; but while we do neit see them
they are busy extending the wheat
acreage: they are busy feeding Europe; they arc busv making money;
they are busy making more business
for us with every additional acre they
place  under  cultivation.
"And that is something the people
do not understand. Because they do
not make a bulk, we think that they
are of small account in the worlel.
"Every year sees thc wheat acreage extending and every extension,
though it be only a few thousand
acres, makes more business for the
"In five years from now Canada
will he literally the granary of the
world according to the prediction of
the late Lord Strathcona. It is this
that justifies, that demands in fact,
the double-tracking of the system, so
that it will bc able to handle the enormous increase of business which will
develop during the next autumn."
red to Jesse as Mate of the New Y
"1 didn't say nothin'. I'd he<n ov.'r
to New Y'ork to see my owners a few
months before, and, bein' down-town
at the .post-office one sighf, I run
over tej the "Moon" office and looked Jesse up. You understand, I
dem't know nothin' about newspapers, but from what I see I should
judge if Jesse had been to. k sudden
they would have got out the paper
just  the same.
"Jesse showed me all over the plant.
Or anyway he did until a sassy-look-
in' feller ivilh a pipe ami a green eye-
shade heellers out 'CopyI' Then Jesse
had to leavo me. I judged that Jesse
had lo copy everything that went intei
the paper to see tha! it got in right.
Wouldn't  yeeu?"
1   remain:.!   non-conimittai.
captain smiled.
' So Jes-,e come heme, as I said
he and Ed Richards starteel this
ia' 'dea.
' Ed was itsih' then, and stil, is, four
I -get of boiler-plate stuff that's mamt-
la.'iured in the roi', u' mills in Cleveland. Ohi" At least he did when it
coine and he express remembered tei
deliver il. 'There wa- news from
Loudon, i ���: eep ��' for prune jam, and
sl. r'ts ahfif. win llie Dtieliest of
Marlborough ;���*���* ie. tltrtm;- i lur
hair with. There Was news of
Washington, too, tellin' about all
the (loin's nl the capital. When Ed
first moved here from Brockton he
used lee talk about 'my Washington
correspondent' until a yuung feller
thai works on a Boston paper got to
coniln' here summers and give the
snap  away.
"The rest e,f lhe paper was filled
up with what I like better to read.
I want to know who's painted liis
fence, whose cat's had kittens, and
just when Aunt Mahala Brown
comin1 hack from a visit tei her neiee's
folks in Norwell. That's what a
country paper is for.
"You see what kinel of a paper Ed
had. don't you? And you see his
idea. Instead of carryin' all this ballast he figured hc could trim her just
as well with this little story of Jesse's
for the same cost and get better results.
"Well. sir. il took. The whole
town went crazy about that novel.
The name of it was 'The Hero's
j Bride,' ami you can believe nie or
|not,  Ed thribled  his  circulation.
"Jesse wrote the thing by the week
as it was published, and he fixed up the
attic room in the old Bates farmlieuise
i for a studio, as he called it. He took
to wearin' his hair down on his collar, and wdien he come down tei the
post-Office he looked as if he was
walkin' .m eggs. Summer people used
to stop and look at him like he was a
"About this time Jesse was took up
by the authors' colony over on the
Second Clift. and the way he used to
swell around with them people was
ridiculous. Y'ou understand I ain'l
got nothin' against them author people. They always treated me fine,
and T say that if anybody wants to
go in swimmin' when the water is
down to zero, or light their houses
with candles when kerosene is so
much brighter, it's their own business. Rut Jesse used to thrive on
that  kind of  truck  and  travel  round
says.     And
Harold and]
the   county
Jesse end-
you something cxtry,
Jesse finished her.
"In the chapter before,
Genevieve had been at
fair down to Marshlicld.
ed her this way :
"'It was at the county fair. "Come,
dearie," says Harold, "thc errernott
says we can inspect the balloon." As
they entered tlle basket a heavy gust |
of wind tore the balloon from its fastenings, and to the horror of lhe spectators it sailed awav into the blue.
"'The   End.'
"When Ed geit this he was fit to
bc tied. The paper was going to press,
and he hunted high and low for Jesse,
but Jesse had the good sense to bc
out of town. He thought, he mid me
afterward, that Ed would have tee use
the chapter he had written before he
was told lee sleep, but Ed is hull-head-
ed.     Ile  let   it  go just   that   way.
"Tlle next uietrniug he had his eewn
troubles. People from all over tlle
country drove intei the "Breeze" <>f-
lice to kick. The street in front eif
Ed's prlntin'-shop looked like a fur'
nittire auction lor summer pceiple.
Old farmers that couldn't get into
town and who hadn't used the United
Slates mall feir years wrote in tee kick.
I  never see such a broil.
"Ed went le> Jesse and I guess he
raised sonic hell, but Jose wasn't going to let gee of his three 'lobars a
week so easy, anel the row he hael
kicked up sort e.f tickled him. 'I'll
end my steery any darn way I feel
like,'  says   Jesse,   ami   Ile   showed   Eel
liis contract signed by both of 'em,
io that effect, Anel everybody in
town was waitin' feir the1 nexl Instalment. When il eeeine out, if there
was a storm before, (here was a
nor'eatt gale of wind this lime.
"It seemed lhat there hail been
some provisions in the basket of the
js | balloon, so the couple elidn't exactly
starve although they were on sheer!
rations and standin' watch anil watch
for a sight of somewhere i" light
It was terrible in thai lialle'een. Genevieve divided her time between
throwing tits and bawlin' .ml II an .hi
for gettin' her into the mess. The
balloon was mil over the sea by this
lime. One dark night when hope was
hangin' on to the edge of the basket
by its eyebrows, Harold saw a dark
object through the gale. It was the
pinnacle eel' a submarine mountain.
Tlle balloon was driven by Ihe wind
alongside lhe re.ck, and the story
read :
"'Oraspin' the fainting girl by his
side. Harold sprang eeut upon tin rock
as the balloon sailed away. "Saved!"
he said.
'"The   End.'
"1 leave it to you to guess the row I
lhat followed this. Why. Io these old I
farmers  and  their  families  who  read |
.The Dye that colors ANY KINDJ
of Cloth Perfectly, with the
No Chance of MittafcM., Cl��.n uwl Simple.
"Jesse's story appeared in the last
number, anil before it was put in tlle
mail Eii, who knew the situation hid
got to cool off, was on his way lee
Kentucky lo visit his daughter.
"When the paper started lo come
eeff lhe press there was a mob of people fighting1 for the lirst copies and
thetv lookin' for Ed. It seems that
1!ar<ihl and Genevieve -.pent a week
mi ilu re.ck surrounded by dashing
waves. One night they saw a dark
eibjecl approaching through Ihe i"g
Blown by a light air. it ee.nie alongside   the   rock.     Jesse's   Jtofj   ended :
" It i- lhe balloon," -aid liar..Id.
And grasping ihe fainting girl by his
-iele. lu- sprang into ihe basket. "Saved!"  he  cried.
""���The   End."'
iptaiti  stopped and filled
"What   happened?"    I   inquired.
"Happened? When Ed Richard.
came baek from Kentucky and started 111> ihe "Breeze" again, he didn't
have bul three subscribers, anil if il
hadn't 'a' been ihai a city feller come
down here' .mel Itarted a ino\ in'-pic-
ture   show   and   give   Ivl   his   prinlin'
lee     lhe.      I      gUett     llc'll     ''��' -lal'xlll |e>
death. The town never got over that,
li your name is either Harold it
Genevieve, don't let any one hear you
mention it or you'll have 'em weepin'
about you. Them people was see real
that half the township thinks their
dead bodies arc floatin' around up
in the air right now. When y it see'
these old fellers cockin' their eyes up
aloft you think they're loeekin' at the
weather. They ain't. They're lookin'
fer that balloon."
" \nd what about  Jesse'"     I  asked.
"Jesse!" saiel tin captain scornfully,
ami. leaning .ever the dock, he point-
ed ie> where an anaemic youth in a
dirty suit of overalls was culling up
sculpins for bait. "Thai's Jesse," said
the  captain.
4131 MAIN ST.
Beaver Transfer Co.
Furniture. Piano Moving and
all sorts oi teaming done.
Calls from any part of Vancouver or South Vancouver
will receive our closest attention.
All orders promptly attended
910-11    YORKSHIRE    BLDG.
Can  supply  your  needs  at  right
prices. ,
(Right  at  Station)
Hamilton  Bros.
Embalmers and Funeral
Directors      ���
Parlori and Chapel:
Office Phone:    FRASER 19
Residence Phone:    FRASER 25
(Day or night)
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable Hail for oublic meetings,  dances, etc., to  Let
34 32nd Avenue
The Collingwood Tailor
Joyce Rd.      Repairs, Pressing, etc.
Mammoth  Found in Ice
Taxidermists   at   the   Paris   natural
I history  museum  are  now  engaged  in
the "Breeze" those people had be .^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
come just like their own flesh and preparing the body ot a huge mam-
blood. If this hadn't been a peace- ] moth, which lived <10,000 years ago,
ful community Ed Richards would and was recently found frozen in a
have been mobbed. As for Jesse, he Siberian ice block. The animal was
kept locked up in the attic room, and so large it had to be quartered before
it was there that Ed went to him. being brought to Pans. The museum
They tell me that lid cried. But Jesse j experts discovered in a vein a few
was firm and wouldn't give in. And drops of a brownish substance, which
Ed   wouldn't   cither      After  an   hour |on analysis proved to be blood, which
with Jesse they say Ed went back to
Miss' Stevens's where he boarded, and
packed his trunk before he went down
to get out the last "Breeze" he was
to publish  for pretty nigh a year.
had remained liquid through 400
centuries. The carcass is in excellent
condition. The hide is quite intact
and the llesh shows no signs of de-
|. composition.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, that
the Court of Revision for thc above Municipality will be held at the Municipal Hal],
South Vancouver, on Wednesday, April 8th,
1914, at 10 a.m., when all complaints against
the Assessment will be heard.
Any person having any complaint against
his or her Assessment, must give a written
notice thereof to the Assessor, stating his
or her grounds of complaint, at least ;ten
(10) clear days previous to the date of the
sitting of the Court of Revision.
Dated this 6th day of Margh, 1914,        -
JAS. B. springford;
P.O.  Address,  Box  12J4.
South B.C.        j^^^^^H EIGHT
SATURDAY,  APRIL 4,   1914
:      |
��� k" :
Sir.���Kindly allow nu. a ratepayer,
and one of the man) mew unemployed and very anxiout te. obtain employment in my own ward. Wanl
Three, tu make- known through your
column! ihe- Miy dilatory, lackadaisical methodl of dm representative at
tin council board���Councillor Thomas.
Knowing full Hell that the municipality a. a whole it in bad lhape lin-
aneially. I ihe nol hattlly jump into
print f.er the >ake- of kicking.    1  have
ter, has vividly set forth what we
would sec in the social >verld iit this
time.   A knowledge of what Ge>d has
-aid. while il will ne.t alter evenl-.
will prepare u- tee meet "those thing!
that coming up'on the earth," and the
Saviour, Himself, teeld Ul before lie-
left, what we Could expect before Ile
would C'ime again, and Ihis great un-
re-t in the commercial world is but
one of the many thing- lie spoke of.
I- il lee be thought -trange, then, that
since man cannol  give a reaaon for
Councillor Thomas |,lu"s>'  thingt, that  one  ihould go  to
II   a   man.   bill   hit   present   methods   llu'   ����������  "'   ��"   wi-,hein   for  an   tX-
.! planation?
C   A.  COtE.
are, i'e lay the leatt, very unbutinett.
like and untympathetic towardt his
electors in ihis ward. I am rml a-k-
inti fe.r sentiment in this affair, just
plain action. To sum Up. This is
the only ward lhat is being hehl up
fen some obscure reaion best known
to Councillor Thomai himself. Al a
Rieeting of the council quite recently,
when the estimates and appropriations tvere being patted] Councillor
Thomas alone "f all others hehl up
the major portion of his appropriation)
viz., Re -- Street, -om,' $3,000 odd, on
the plea thai he wanted to heeek it
fiver.     That   is  over  a  week   ago.
()n lhe' ward foreman'- book there
.mt l"ii namei ������< men asking for work,
and there, are eenly 10 men who have
had one and a half days since the
$5,000 was appropriated for this ward.
Are there any niggers ill the wood
pile- ..I Wanl Three: Councillor
Thomas l.neovs perfectly well from
the persistenl demands of the.-, men
fe.r we.rk. and tlle appeals of destitution dinned into his ears that he is
only aggravating the terrible condition of many of us, and accentuating
the' misery of us married men by
Holding on to Ihe money a minute
longer. We don't care where he
spends the money, but when every
other ward in the municipality is doing its utmost to ameliorate the conditions of its residents, it certainly
appears tee me a flagrant breach of
faith to the electors and residents of
Ward Three to be treated in this cold
blooded manner at such a time.
1 am speaking strongly, Mr. Editor)
'because I feel strongly on this subject, and no amount of excuses can
explain away the fact that Councilleir Thomas is not acting the man and
--landing by his pledges made when
he sought the votes of the people in
this  always  badly  represented   ward.
Furthermore, Councillor Thomas
pays to.) much attention to the affairs
of Ward Four in the council chamber,
and never seems lo lose an opportunity to "butt in" and express his opinion upon matters which are entirely
eeut of his province, and which solely Uelong to Councillor Winram.
If Councillor Thomas cannot find
enough work for his tireless energy
in his own ward he might propose to
the Council his ability to run both
wards; and in these days of financial
stringency, and consequent enforcement of strict economy in matters
civic, a saving of the indemnity of
one ward would count for something.
Now. Sir, let the "Old War Horse"
cut out all this shilly-shallying and
get down to business, for elections,
like boomerang!, have an unfailing
habit eef returning, and very often
leave a mark on the participator in
the game.
Yours  truly,
1126 27th  Avenue  East.
South Vancouver.
2056 -l-'ml Av
Kditoc ("Chinook" :
Sir,���I was greatly interested in the
article of last week headed "The Cry
for Food." It was evidently from
the pen of some one who has in his
heart some love for and some care
of his fellow man. It is a most astonishing fact that few persons will
listen to the pitiful pleading of those
who daily are compelled to see their
wives in rags and their children unfed. In a great many cases these men,
��� rdinarly good citizens, and prosper-
eeus, have been lured to this province,
and, once here, have been inveigled
into buying a little piece of land���
justi a few feet��� in order that they
may save paying rental for shelter.
Nothing, I believe, will make a man
more desperate, more determined,
than tee see his family in need of the
i'oniine.n necessities of life. There
comes to him a feeling of dumb helplessness that is unexplain.ible. He
wants to weerk; is anxious to work;
if only a pittance is received as remuneration���anything, to that he can
go to his humble abode at the close
if the day. bearing something for
those whom lie loves. Hut to be
forced to return day after day, meeting the mute appeal of his children
and the silent, inquiring gaze of his
wife, after a time becomes unbearable,
and his manhood becoming aroused,
he soon decides in his heart to take
by force that which he has asked for
in meekness and fear.
This is a subject that all have talked about, many have written about,
and. as your editorial states, "the
problem is not a local one, nor purely provincial." It encircles thc globe.
Men wonder why this is so. And
well they may, for there is every evidence that it will get worse before
it will get better. Man cannot give
i satisfactory explanation. Hc can
only give an opinion, and even that
must  be  revised  frequently.
I believe in this connection there
is a depth of meaning in thc words
of the sacred Rook which tells us that
at a certain time in the world's history the wealth of thc world will be
hoarded by a few. that it will be cankered and rusted; that the hire of thc
laborers has been kept back by fraud,
and their cries of woe and distress
has come to the Lord (James 5V
As conditions arc extraordinary,
we must look for extraordinary causes.
I believe these things are clearly
brought to view in God's word. In
spite of the fact that man's eternal
<lestiny is at stake, very few have a
<lesirc to know what the Lord has
told us in His message to the world
for this time. The great apostle,
Peter, in his second book, third chap-
"Every Man His Own Lawyer"
Thi- sign in a shop window aelver-
tlting tome compendium of law caught
my eye in a Portage Avenue shop
the other elay and reminded me of
a story, told mc many years ago. of
the late Sir John Macdonald's office
in King-ton and tlie mi-chief which
came of one man trying to be a law-j
yer without the necessary training!
tee deal with the intricacies of that
learned profession. There was a highly respected man in one of the country districts round aboul Kingston,
a leading farmer, a mall of substance
and sound judgment, clerk of his
township and serving his friends and
neighbors in many ways. H
frequently called on to draw up simple' contract! and had made the wills
of many of his neighbors. Some of
these wills in the passing of the years
had come lo probate and had been
all   right.
Sir John Macdonald was at that
time just in political life and beginning to make his mark as a member
of parliament, and. the farmer citizen admiring him greatly, went to
visit him in hit law office at Kingston, and as the two men had many
mutual tastes they became friends.
Sir John, iu his hearty, genial way.
teeld the farmer to make use of his
office when hc came to Kingston, and
lhe farmer dropped in from time to
lime. and. attracted by the array of
law books, began to read them, and
many of the legal phrases caught and
held his fancy. As he was so often
asked to make wills, the law of wills
appealed to him especially, and he
not only read, but noted down, some
of the phrases he thought would be
useful and began employing I hem in
the wills he afterwards made. He
never thought to ask his legal friend
what some of these sonorous sentences might really mean. Time went
on, and apparently while a number
of people in his district called upon
the farmer to make their wills, none
of them died. They were a hardy
lot in those days and did not pass out
for anything much but old age. Some,
of course, died, and the will was read
and the family abided by what father
said and never troubled their heads
to probate it; others probated the
wills, but not wanting to sell or divide the landed property, nothing
happened. One day, however, a man
who had inherited a farm under one
of the wills drawn by the farmer wanted to sell it and found to his horror
that the land was entailed. The case
made a great stir, and the matter was
looked into and it was found that in
all the wills made by the farmer,
after his visits to the law office, he
had by tlie use of some phrase entailed the property^. There were a large
number of farms tied up in this way.
Of course, where makers of the wills
were still living, the documents were
destroyed and no harm was done, but
in possibly a score of instances the
makers of the wills were dead, and
their sons found themselves with
land which tney could not sell until
their oldest son might be of age and
combine with them to break the entail.
This tale is not without ils moral.
It is not always necessary or possible
to employ a qualified lawyer to make
out a contract of a will, though, wherever it is possible, it is usually money
saved in the end to do so, but everyone should beware of using phrases
which, while they sound fine, may
have a meaning quite different from
what  the user of them intended.
In these days almost any document
in the handwriting of the testator,
whieh appears to clearly express hit
wishes iu regard tee bis property, will
answer feer a will. If it is not in thc
handwriting of the maker, then it
rnutl be duly witnessed by two entirely disinterested parties. Contracts
of any kind simply stated in plain,
everyday English arc. generally speaking, geioel in law. but the great trouble
today is with contracts printed in fine
type, hard to read, and with, too
often, a joker in them. More than
half of the tremble over farm machinery contracts comes from this very
s.mrce. The different provinces are
seeking a remedy in providing a uniform form of contract and in other
ways, but about the most expensive
patthr.c any man or woman can en-
gag; in is trying to save money by
"being  their  own   lawyer."
School Loan By-law No. 7, 1914
\ By-law to enable thc Corporation of the
I Nitric! of South Vancouver (hereinafter
called thc Corporation) to raise by way of
loan the sum of Twelve Thousand, Five
Hundred Dollars for lhe purchase of land
U if] addilit'll to tlu- "Richard McBride"
AND    WHEREAS    the    Hoard    ���f    School
Trustee* for the District of Souih Vancouver
bai prepared a detailed estimate of the iunu
required tu meet the special or extraordinary
expenditure of thc said Hoard, and included
in   iuch   estimate   is   the   following :
Ilylaw for the purchait of 1_' lots to the
South  of  "Richard   McBride"  BchooL   as  an
addition    tti   the   School    Grounds    $11.(100.011.
AMI WHKRKAS the said estimate #11
laid before the Council of the said Corporation, and after being duly considered by the
said Council was disapproved and finally rejected on the 27th day of January, 1914, and
the Hoard of School Trustees was duly noti-
Aed to this effect as provided by Section 50
of   the   School   Act.
AM) WHKKKAS the Corporation has.
since the rejection and disapproval as aforesaid, received from the Secretary of thc said
Hoard of School Trustees a written request
lhat a By-lftw authorising the said extraordinary expenditure, and if necessary thc raising of the monies required to defray the
same upon [lie credit of the Corporation, be
lubmitted   to   llu-   ratepayers.
AM)   WHKKKAS   it   is   necessary   that   the
said -um of Eleven Thousand Dollars, together with the sum of One Thousand Five
Hundred Dollars, being the expenses in con-
neet ion with the railing of the said sum,
making a total of Twelve Thousand Five
Hundred Dollars, be rai.-cd upon the credit
of   ih.'   Corporation,   so   as   to   provide   for   thc
said    Extraordinary   Expenditure.
AND WHEKEAS it will he necessary to
raise an nually liy special rate the sum of
.$1.11.54 to form .a sinking fund for payment
waslof the principal and the sum of $625.00 for
interest; making together a total amount an-
i ually of $756.54 for the term of Forty years
for tlie repayment of the said loan and interest   thereon   as  hereinafter  mentioned.
AND WHKKKAS thc value of the whole
rateable land in the said Corporation according to tlie last Revised Assessment Roll is
THEREFORE the Reeve and Council of
thc Corporation of the District of South
Vancouver, in Council assembled (with thc
assent of the Klectors of the said Corporation   duly   received),   enact   as   follows :
1. Thai for the purposes aforesaid Debentures uf the said Corporation shall be issued for the amount of $12,500.00 in sterling
or currency or both, each of which Debentures shall be payable on the 15th day of
April. 1V5-4, at the Canadian Hank of Commerce in  the City of  London,   England, or at
AM) WHKKKAS it will be necessary to
raise annually by special rate the sum of
$161.42 to form a sinking fund for payment
of the principal and the sum of $767.00 for
interest, making together a total amount annually of $92^.42 for the term of forty years
for the repayment of the said loan and interest  thereon  as hereinafter mentioned.
AM) WHKKKAS the value of the whole
rateable land in (he said Corporation according lo the last Revised AlieSimcnt Roll is
THEREFORE the Reeve and Council of
lhe Corporation of the District of South Vancouver, in Council assembled (with the went
of thc Klectors of the said Corporation duly
recciveil)   enact   as   follows:
1. That for (he purposes aforesaid Deben
lures of lhe said Corporation shall be laiusd
for the amount of $15,.140.00 in sterling or
currency or both, each of which Debentures
shall be payable on the 15th day of April,
1��54. at the Canadian Hank of Commerce in
the City of Loudon, Knglatid, or at the Canadian Hank of Commerce in the City of Vancouver, or the City of Toronto, Canada, or
at thc Canadian Hank of Commerce in the
City of New York, l'nited States of America,
al the oplion of the holder of the Debentures,
and each of the said Debentures shall bc
-igmil by 'he Reeve of thc said Corporation
and the Clerk of the said Corporation shall
affix   thereto  the Seal  of the  Corporation.
2. The said Debentures shall bear interest
at the rate of Five (5) per centum per annum
computed from the 15th day of April, 1914,
and such interest shall be payable half-yearly
at any of the above-mentioned offices of the
snd Hank on the 15th day of April, and the
15th day of October, in each year during thc
currency thereof and the said Debentures
shall have attached to them coupons for the
; laynie it of the said interest which shall bear
the signature of the Reeve and ruch signature may be either written, stamped, printed
,r lithographed,
.\. There shall be raised and levied annually during the ci.-uency of the said Deben-
tucs hy special rate sufficient therefor upon
all the rateable land within the limits of thc
said Corporalfon thc sum of $161.42 for the
putpOS" of forming a sinking fund for thc
payment ol thc principal of the said Debentures and the sum of $767.00 for the payment
of Interest Ot the rate aforesaid tC become due
-m such debentures during the currency thereof, the same ,c he in addition to all other
ratei to bc levied and created in the said
Corporal ion.
4. This Hy-law shall come into effect on
the  15th day of April,  1914.
5. This Ilylaw may bc cited for all purposes as thc "Scuth Vancouver School Loan
Hy kw  No,  8,  ISM."
PASSED bv the Council on the 30th day
<-[��� March, 1f,i4.
KKCKIVKD   the   assent  of  the   electors   at
in  Election  foi' the purpose on the	
Jay  of    1914.
ADOil'Tj'J) by lhe Council, signed by the
Reeve and Cltrk, and sealed with th.: Corporate Seal of thc said Corporation all on
thc     day   of 1914.
conic due on uich Debentures during the
currency thereof, the same to be in addition
to all other rates to be levied and created in
the  :,aid   Corporation.
4. This Hy-law shall come into effect on
the   15th day  of  April,   1914.
5. This By-law may be cited for all purposes as the "South Vancouver School Loan
lly law   No    '),   1914."
PASSED by the Council on the 30th day
��� >f Msrch, 1914.
RECEIVED   the   assent   of   the   electors   at
an   Kleclion   for   the   purpose  on	
day of    1914.
AIM U'TKD by thc Council, signed by thc
Reeve and Clerk, and sealed wilh the Corporate Seal of the said Corporation all on the
 day  of 1914,
'AKE   NOTICK   that   the   above
opy   of the  proposed   Hy-law  upon
f  the   Electors   of  th
taken on Saturday, ih*
���.   a   true
hich the
Municipality will
11th   day   of   April,
1914, between the hours of 9 a.m. and  7 p.m., j*"1
al the following  places, viz. :
Ward    1���Carleton    Hall,   Collingwood.
Ward 2���Lord  Selkirk   School, Cedar Cottage.
Ward   3���Frater   Street,   near   25th   Avenue.
Wanl   4 -Main   Street,   near  25th   Avenue.
Ward  5   -Municipal   Hall, corner  Kraser Street
and   43rd   Avenue.
Ward   6    Main   Street,   corner  63rd   Avenue.
Wanl   7���North   Arm   School,   corner   Fraser
Street   and    River   Avenue.
School  Loan  By-law   No.   11,   1914.
A    Hy law   to   enable   the   Corporation   of   the
District    of    South    Vancouver    (hereinafter
called   the  Corporation)   to  raise b)   way  of
loan  the miiu ,,f Nina Thousand and  Ninety-
one   Dollar*   ($9,091 00)   fur   the   erection   of
School   Hoard   Offices.
, AND    WHEREAS    the     Hoard    of    School
Trustees   for   the   DJttrlct   of   South   Vancouver
hat prepared a detailed estimate <>( the sums
rdquirM to meet  the special or extraordinary
expenditure of ihe said   Board, sud  included
in such estimate is the following:
Hy law for School Hoard (Mti, ss lo be
erected on the N. W. Corner of Sir Alexander
Mackenzie   School    (".rounds     $n,lifjii uf)
AND   WHKKKAS   the   said   estimate   was
1    before   the   Council   of   the   said   CorpOt
considered  hy  tlu
afler   being  dulv
said  Council  was disapproved  and finally  reacted on the 27th day of Jauuarj,  |'M4, and
tin     Hoard   of   School    ''
I   to   this   effect
ITBLIC    NOTICE   is   hereby   given   that
the   vote   of    the    Klectors   of   the    District    of
South Vancouver will be taken on the above
mentioned    Hy-law    at    the   time
above-mentioned,   and   that   Jas.   H
has  been   appointed   Returning  Officer  to  take
the   vote   of   such   Electors,   with   thc   usual
powers  in  that   hi half.
Hy order of the  Council.
Trustees   wa>  duly   noti-
_    provided   by   section   50
of  the School  Act.
AND     WHKKKAS    (he     Corporation     has.
miuc the rejection as ���foresaid, received from
ihe Secretary 0f the uld Board of School
trustees a written re<|ue��t that a By-law
authorizing the said txtraordmarv expenditure, and if m-ce^ary the railing of the
monies required to defray the ham, upon the
credit of the Corporation, l.e submitted to
the ratepayers.
AND WHEREAS it is necessarj that the
said sum of Light Thousand Dollars i *8,uuo ���
place ""V "Wilier ��iih ihe Mim of One Thousand
Springford '""l Ninety-one Dbllan f$1,091.00) bung the
expenses m connection with the raising of the
said sum. making a total of Nine Thousand
ind .Ninety one .Dollars ($9.0'>l.lKi) be raised
upon the credit af the Con oration to as to
provide   for  the  laid   KxtraoidiM.il \   Expend!-
the Canadian Hank of Commerce in thc City
of Vancouver, or the City of Toronto, Canada, or at the Canadian Hank of Commerce in
lhe City of New Vork, l'nited States of
America, at the option of the holder of thc
Debentures, and each of the said Debentures
shall be signed by the Keeve of the said
Corporation and the Clerk of the said Corporation shall affix thereto the Seal of the
2. The said Debentures shall bear interest
at the rate of F'ive (5) per centum per annum
computed from thc 15th day of April, 1914,
and such interest shall bc payable half yearly
at any of the above mentioned offices of the
said Hank on the 15th day of April, and thc
15th day of October, in each year during thc
currency thereof and the said Debentures shall
have attached to them coupons for thc payment of the said interest which shall bear
the signature of the Reeve and such signature may be either written, stamped, printed
or  lithographed.
3. There shall be raised and levied annually during the currency of thc said Debentures by special rate sufficient therefor
upon all the rateable land within the limits
of thc said Corporation the sum of $131.54
for the purpose of forming a sinking fund
for the payment of thc principal of the said
Debentures and the sum of $625.00 for the
payment of interest at the rate aforesaid to
become due on such Debentures during the
currency   thereof,   the   same   to   be   in   addition
all other rates to bc levied and created in
the   said   Corporation.
4. This Hy-law shall come into effect on
the   15th   day   of   April,   1914.
This Hy-law may be cited for all purposes as the "South Vancouver School Loan
Hy-law  No.  7,   1914."
PASSED by the Council on the 30th day
of March.  1914.
RKCEIVED   the   assent   of  the  electors   at
an   Klection   for   lhe   purpose   on   the	
day of      19...
ADOPTED by the Council, signed by the
Reeve and Clerk, and sealed with the Cor
porate Seal of the said Corporation all or
the       day   of        1914
TAKK NOTICK that thc above is a true
copy of the proposed Hy-law upon which the
vote of the Klectors of the Municipality will
be taken on Saturday, the I Ith day of April,
1914. between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.,
at the following (daces, viz.:
Ward 1���Carleton, Hall, Collingwood.
Wanl 2-���Lord Selkirk School, Cedar Cottage.
Fraser Street, near 25th Avenue.
4���Mam Street, near 25th Avenue.
5���Mutiicip.l  Hall, corner Eraser Street
and  43rd  Avenue.
6    Main  Street,  corner 63rd  Avenue.
7���North   Arm   School,   corner   F'raser
Street and River Avenue.
I'CHLIC NOVICE is hereby given that thc
vote of the Electors of the District of South
Vancouver will be taken on the above-mentioned By-Ian at the time and place above
met.tioned, and that J[as. TL Springford has
heen appointed Returning Officer to take the
vut���: of such Klectors, with the usual powers
m that ItV.ulf.
lly order of the Council.
W'D WHEREAS il will he meesviry t���
raise annually ley tpcctd rate Ihe -um of
SJ.M.SS foe- inter.'-!, nuikiny tog.tlni ;e total
amourft annually ���l $550.31 [or lhe term e.i
teeity years for 1 H��- repayment ol tlie- said
leian anel interest thereon bi hereinafter mentioned,
AND WHEREAS the value of the whole
rateable land iu Hie s.ii.l Corporation ;- ird
ms to ill.' la-t Uevlseel A.ienmeiu Roll i,
THEREFORE tne Reeve .,,,.1 Council of
the Cor|.eir.ition of the District of South Van-
couver, in Counoil assembled ie\:tli the assent
e.i the Electors e>i the -aiel Corporation duly
lecelved), enact as follows :
i 1. That f.,r the purposes aforesaid Deben-
Corporation)  to raise ley way df | tures ���f the sai.l  Corporation  shall  be  issued
C. M. C.
TAKFC   NOTICE   that  the  above  is  a  true
copy  of the proposed   By-law   upon   which   thc
vote  of  the   Electors   of  the   Municipality   will
he taken on  Saturday, the  11th day of April,
1914, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
at the following places,  viz :
Ward 1���Carleton  Hall, Colling wood.
Ward 2���Lord Selkirk School, Cedar Cottage.
Ward 3��� Fraser   Street,   near   25th   Avenue.
Ward 4���Main   Street,   near   25th   Avenue.
Ward 5���Municipal Hall, corner Fraser Street
and  43rd  Avenue.
Ward 6���Main   Street,  corner 63rd  Avenue.
Ward 7��� North   Arm   School,   corner   Fraser
Street   and   River   Avenue.
C. M. C.
PUBtIC NOTICK is hereby given that the
vote nf the Electors of the District of South
Vancouver will he taken ou the above mentioned Hy law at the time and place above
mentioned, and that .las. IL Springford has
been appointed Returning Officer to take the
vote of such (-.lectors, with the usual powers
iu   that   behalf,
lly   order   of   thc   Council.
C. M. C.
The Chinookfl played the M. V.
Hustlers a return game on Saturday,
March 28. on the General Wolfe
School grounds and defeated them by
the  tune of 18 to 8.
Thc Hustlers made five runs in tlie
first innings on account of Grimmett
being i.ite and going in the box without warning. He tightened up, however, and kept them from scoring.
He allowed one pass and struck out
11  men.
Basircn was wild in places. Hunter
who caught for the Hustlers was
knocked out in the 3rd inning, Crocker taking his place. The game was
umpired by Mr. Ben Gray and he
gave  satisfaction  to  both  teams.
The batteries were : Chinooks,
Grimmett and Ross. Hustlers, D.
Basirene,  Hunter and  Crocker.
The young people of Knox Church
are preparing a playlet which will be
produced early in April.
School Loan By-law No.  8,  1914
A   By-law   to   enable   the   Corporation   of  the
District   of   South    Vancouver    (hereinafter
called  the  Corporation)  to raise by  way  of
loan   the   sum   of   Fifteen   Thousand,   Three
Hundred    and    Forty    Dollars   for   the   purchase of  land   for a  High  School   Site.
AND    WHEREAS   the    Roard   of    School
Trustees   for the   District  of  South   Vancouver
has  prepared  a detailed  estimate of  thc  sums
required  to  meet  the  special or extraordinary
expenditure  of  the  said   Board,   and   included
in   such   estimate   is   the   following :
By-law for the purchase of a High School
Site ou Kinross Street, being the N % of the
S   Vi   of  the  K   y2   of the  S.   W.   y2   of  D.L-
33H $13,500.00.
AXD WHEREAS the said estimate was
laid before the Council of the said Corporation, and (Iter being duly considered by the
said Council, was disapproved and finally
rejected on the 27th day of January, 1914,
���ind the Board of School Trustees was duly
notified to this effect as provided by Section
50 of the School Act.
AND WHEREAS tlie Corporation has,
since the rejection and disapproval as aforesaid, received from the Secretary of the said
Board of School Trustees a written request
that a By-law authorizing the said extraordinary expenditure, and if necessary the raising of the monies required to defray the same
upon the credit of the Corporation, be sub-
united to the ratepayers.
AND WHEREAS it is necessary that the
said sum of Thirteen Thousand, Five Hundred
Dollars ($13,500.00). together with the sum
of One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Forty
Dollars ($1,840.00), being the expenses in
connection with thc raising of the said sum,
making a total of Fifteen Thousand, Three
Hundred and Forty Dollars ($15,340.00), be
raised upon the credit of the Corporation, so
as to provide for the said extraordinary expenditure.
School   Loan   By-law   No.   9,   1914.
A   By-law   to  enable  the   Corporation   of   the
District  of  South    Vancouver     (hereinafter
called  thc Corporation)  to  raise  by  way of
loan   the   sum   of   Twenty-eight   Thousand,
Four   Hundred   and   Ten    Dollars   for   the
erection of an additional wing to the "Gordon  School."
AND WHEREAS the Board of School
Trustees for the District of South Vancouver
has prepared a detailed estimate of the sums
required to meet the special or extraordinary
expenditure of the said Board, and included
in  such  estimate  is  the  following:
By-law' for an addition of one wing to Gordon School, now being used for High School
purposes -$25,000.00.
AND WHEREAS the said estimate was
laid before the Council of the said Corporation, and after being duly considered by the
said Council was disapproved and finally
rejected on the 27th day of January, 1914,
and the Board of School Trustees was duly
notified to this effect as provided by Section
50 of the School Act.
AND WHEREAS the Corporation has,
since the rejection and disapproval as aforesaid, received from the Secretary of the said
Board of School Trustees a written request
that a By-law authorizing the said extraordinary expenditure, and if necessary the raising of the monies required to defray the same
upon the credit of the Corporation, bc submitted   to  the   ratepayers.
AND WHEREAS it is necessary that thc
said sum of Twenty-five Thousand Dollars,
together with the sum of Three Thousand,
l'our Hundred and Ten Dollars, being the
expenses in connection with thc raising of
the saiil sum, making a total of Twenty-
eight Thousand, Pour Hundred and Ten Dollars, be raiseil upon the credit of the Corporation so as to provide for the said extraordinary expenditure. , ,,
AND WHEREAS it will be necessary to I rcnCy thereof, thc
raise annually by special rate the sum of
$298.96 to form a sinking fund for payment
of the principal and thc sum of $1,420.50 for
interest, making together a total amount
annually of $1,719.46 for the term of Forty
years for the repayment of thc said loan and
interest   thereon   as  hereinafter  mentioned.
AND WHEREAS the value of the whole
rateable land in the said Corporation according to the last Revised Assessment Roll is
THEREFORE the Reeve and Council of
the Corporation of the District of South Vancouver, in Council assembled (with the assent
of thc Electors of the said Corporation duly
received)   enact   as  follows:
1. That for thc purposes aforesaid Debentures of the said Corporation shall be
issued for thc amount of $28,410.00 in sterling or currency or both, each of which Debentures shall be payable on thc 15th day of
April, 1954, at the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the City of Loudon, England, or at
the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the City
of Vancouver, or the City of Toronto, Canada,
or at the Canadian Bank of Commerce in thc
City of New York, United States of America,
at the option of the holder of the Debentures,
and each of the said Debentures shall be
signed by the Reeve of the said Corporation
and the Clerk of the said Corporation shall
affix  thereto  thc  Seal  of  thc  Corporation.
2. The said Debentures shall bear interest
at the rale of Five (5) per centum per annum,
computed from the 15th day of April 1914'
and such interest shall be payable half-yearly
at any of the above-mentioned offices of the
said Bank on the 15th day of April, and thc
15th day of October, in each year during thc
currency thereof and the said Debentures
shall have attached to them coupons for the
payment of the said interest which shall
hear thc signature of the Reeve and such signature may be cither written, stamped, printed or lithographed.
3. There shall be raised and levied annually during the currency of the said Debentures by special rate sufficient therefor upon
all the rateable land within thc limits of the
said Corporation the sum of $298.96 for the
purpose of forming a sinking fund for the
payment of the principal of the said Debentures and the sum of $1,420.50 for the payment  of  interest  at  the  rate  aforesaid  to be-
School  Loan   By-law  No.   10,   1914.
A    lly-law   to   enable   the   Corpoiation   of   the
District   of   South    Vancouver    (lieieinafii:
called  th
loan the sum of Two Thousand,  Eight Hu
dred and Forty-one Dollars for the purchase
of    manual    training    equipment     fur    Hiyh
AND WHKKKAS the Board of School
Trustees for the District of South Vancouver
has prepared a detailed estimate of thc sums
required to meet the special or extraordinary
expenditure of the said Board and included
iu  such  estimate   is   the   following:
By-law for Manual Training Equipment
for   High   School���$2,500.00.
AND WHEREAS the said estimate was
laid before thc Council of the said Corpora-
lion, and after being duly considered by the
said Council was disapproved and finally
rejected on the 27th day of January, 1914,
and the Board of School Trustees was duly
notified to this effect as provided by Section
50 of the School  Act.
AND WHEKEAS the Corporation has,
since the rejection and disapproval as aforesaid, received from the secretary of the said
Board of School Trustees a written request
that a By-law authorizing the said extraordinary expenditures, and if necessary the raising of the monies required to defray the same
upon the credit of the Corporation, be submitted to the ratepayers.
AND WHEREAS it is necessary that the
said sum of Two Thousand, Five Hundred
Dollars, together with the sum of Three Hundred and Forty-one Dollars, being the expenses in connection with thc raising of the
said sum, making a lotal of Two Thousand,
Eight Hundred and Forty one Dollars, bc
raised upon the credit of the Corporation so
as to provide for the said Extraordinary Expenditure.
AND WHEREAS it will bc necessary to
raise annually by special rate the sum of
$29.90 to form a sinking fund for payment
of the principal and the sum of $142.05 lor interest, making together a total amount annually of $171.95, for the term of Forty years
for ihe repayment of the said loan and interest  thereon   as   hereinafter  mentioned.
AND WHEREAS the value of the whole
rateable land in the said Corporation according to the last Revised Assessment Roll is
THEREFORE the Reeve and Council oi
the Corporation of thc District of South Vancouver, in Council assembled (with the assent
of the Electors ot the said Corporation duly
rcceived)   enact   as   follows:
1. That for the purposes aforesaid Debentures cf the said Corporation shall , be
issued for ;hV amount, of $2,841.00 iu sterling
or currency or both, each of which Debentures shall be payable on the 15th day of
April 1954, at tht Canadian Bank of Commerce in the City of London, England, or at
the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the City
of Vancouver, or the City of Toronto, Canada, or at the Canadian Bank of Commerce,
in the City of New York, L'nited States of
America, nt the option of lhe holder of thc
Debentures, and each of the said Debentures
shall be signed by the Reeve of the said Corporation and the Clerk of the said Corporation shall affix thereto the seal of the Corporation.
, 2. The said Debentures shall bear interest
at the rate of Five (5) per centum per annum,
amount of |9,091.00 in sterling or
currency or both, each nf which Debentures
shall    be   payable   on   the    15th   dav   of   April
1954. at the Canadian Bank of Commerce In
tin- i ity ��d London, England) or at the Canadian Bank of Com merer in thr City of Vancouver, or the City of Toronto. Canada, or at
the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the City
of New York, United States of America, at
lhe option of the holder of the Debeotures,
and each of the sai.l Debentures shall be
llgntfd by the Reeve of the said Corporation
and the tlerk of the said Corporation shall
3ffix  thereto  the seal  of the Corporation.
2. The said Debentures shall bear inter
est at the rate of Five (5) per centum per
annum computed from the 15th day of April,
1914. and such interest shall be payable half
yearly at any of the above mentioned offices
of the said Bank on the 15th day of April,
and the l.ith day of October, in each year
during the currency thereof and the said Dc
bentures shall have attached to them coupons for the payment of the said interest
which shall bear the signature of thc Reeve
and such signature may be either written,
stamped,  printed  or  lithographed.
\ There shall be raised and levied an
nually during the currency of thc said Debentures hy special rate sufficient therefor
upon all the rateable laud within the limits
of the said Corporation the sum of $95.66 for
the purpose of forming a sinking fund for
the payment of the principal of the said Debentures and the sum of $454.55 for the payment of interest at the rate aforesaid to become due on such Debentures during the
currency thereof, the same to be in addition
all other rates to bc levied and created iu
the  said  Corporation.
This By-law shall come into effect on
the  15th  day of April,   1914.
This By-law may he cited for all purposes as the "South Vancouver School Loan
By-law   No.   II,   1914."
PASSED by the Council on the 30th day
of   March,   1914.
RECEIVED   the   assent   of   the  electors   at
an Election for the purpose on   day
of       1914.
ADOPTED by the Council, signed by the
Reeve and Clerk, and sealed with the Corporate Seal of the said Corporation all on the
    day   of        1914.
computed from the 15th day of April, 1914,
and such interest shall be payable half-yearly
at any of the above-mentioned offices of thc
said Bank on the 15th day of April, and the
15th day of October, In each year, during the
currency thereof, and the said Debentures
shall have attached to them coupons for the
payment of thc said interest which shall bear
the signature of the Reeve and such signature
may be cither written, stamped, printed or
3. There shall bc raised and levied annually during the currency of the said Debentures by special rate sufficient therefor upon
all the rateable land within the limits of the
said Corporation lhe sum of $29,Q0 for the
purpose of forming a sinking fund for the
payment of the principal of the said Debentures, and the sum of $142.05 for the payment of interest at the rate aforesaid to become due on such  Debentures during the CUP
ency  thereof,  the  same to  bc  in   addition  to
II other rates to be levied and created in the
said Corporation.
4. This By-law shall come into effect on
the  15th  day  of  April,   1914.
5. This By-law may be cited for all purposes as the "South Vancouver School Loan
Bylaw No.   10,  1914."
PASSED by the Council on thc 30th day
of March.  1914.
RECEIVED   the   assent  of the   Electors  at
an   Election   for   thc   purpose   on	
day  of 1914.
ADOPTED by the Council, signed by the
Reeve and Clerk, and sealed with the Corporate Seal of the said Corporation, all on
the    day  of    1914.
C. M. C.
TAKE  NOTICE  that the above is a true
copy of the proposed  By law upon which the
vote of the Electors of the Municipality will
he taken on Saturday the 11th day of April.
1914,   between   the   hours   of   9   a.m.   and   7
p.m., at the following places, viz:
Ward I���Carleton   Hall,  Collingwood.
Ward �����Lord Selkirk School, Cedar Cottage.
Ward J���Fraser  Street,  near 25th  Avenue.
Ward 4���Main Street, near 25lh Avenue.
Ward 5- -Municipal Hall, corner Fraser Street
and  43rd  Avenue.
Ward 6���Main   Street,   corner   63rd   Avenue.
Ward 7- North   Arm   School,   corner   Fraser
Street   ard   River  Avenue.
C.   M.  C.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that
Ihe vote of the Electors of the District of
South Vancouver will be taken on the above
mentioned By-law at the time and place above
mentioned, and that Jas. B. Springford has
been appointed Returning Officer to take thc
vote of such Electors, with thc usual powers
iu   that   behalf.
By   order  of  the   Council.
C.   M.  C.
TAKE   NOTICE  that   the  above   is  a  true
copy of the proposed   By-law  upon  which  the
vote of the  Electors of the  Municipality  will
be taken on  Saturday, the   11th day of  April.
1914, between the hours of 9 a.m.  and 7 p.m.
at the following places, viz.:
Ward   1- Carleton   Hall,   Collingwood.
Ward 2-Lord  Selkirk  School.  Cedar   Cottage.
Ward 3    Fraser  Street, near 25th  Avenue.
Ward 4���Main    Street,   near   25th    Avenue.
Wanl 5���Municipal  Hall, comer Fraser Street
and   43rd  Avenue.
Ward 6��� Main Street, near 63rd Avenue.
Ward   7���North   Arm   School,   corner   Fraser
Street   and   River  Avenue.
PUBLIC NOTICE is herehy given that
the vote of the Electors of the District of
South Vancouver will he taken on the above
mentioned By-law at the time and place above
mentioned, and that Jas. B. Springford has
been appointed Returning Officer to take the
vote of such Electors, with the usual powers
in that behalf.
By order of the Council.
Westminster   Church   Football   Club
Westminster Presbyterians suffered
their first defeat for five weeks from
I'airview nn Saturday at their ground
by 2 goals to 1. Xot that the latter
team were superior, but they were
more aceustomed to the short narrow ground. They started right away
and scored their two goals in the first
ten minutes of the game. Westminster then warmed lo their work and
Stephen scored. In the second half
there was only one team in it and
that was not Fairview. Westminster
played their hardest to draw level and
had thc hardest ot luck un several
occasions. They also had a penalty
hut Stephen who took tlie kick struck
the. upright. They retired defeated
as above. Westminster who were
without three of their regular team
never settled down on the short pitch
which is only adapted for school boys.
Westminster meet All Saints, Saturday in their last league game on
neutral ground. As this game will
have some hearing on the Church
League championship, both teams are
pretty equally matched, each having
a win to their credit. Both play a
good game and both are confident of
victory. Should the Presbyterians
play up to their usual form and wilh
the following team the points should
come to South Vancouver: March, D.
Suttie. Dickson. McColm. Dakers,
Gascoyne, Harper (Capt.). J*. Suttie,
Stephen, Smylie, Wilkie. Reserves���
Basiren and McKay.


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