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Price 5 Cents
Union Scale of Wages for
Workmen, Says School Board
Members of Board Investigating Charge That Some Contractors
Are Breaking Terms of Contract���New School for
West Collingwood
:: Pertinent Questions on Incorporation
\ spirited discussion took place on
the question of wages being paid to
workmen employed by contractors
constructing the Seeuth Vancouver
Si -..els at a meeting of the Seeuth
Vancouver School Hoard on Tuesday
cv ning. It had been stated that in
se line cases the union scale of wages
was not being adhered to. Architect
Bowman was questioned, but gave no
definite information, and he was instructed to produce full information
al lhe next meeting.
Quite a long time was spent in discussing a new site that the Board is
about to purchase, and ultimately a
committee was appointed to make a
soli otion out of two, the committee to
complete the purchase of the most
���uitable one. It was agreed to accept
tin' under of Messrs. Jack Bros, for
$2.W1 for the building of a two-
reie uned school at Collingwood West,
and $300 additional for outhouses.
There was a large pile of correspondence to go through���from the
llianks of an appointed official to an
application of a new aspirant for a
ianilorship. Another party wrote and
asked thc Board to buy an encyclopedia which the writer, a lady, said
hei brother had, but for which he
hail no further use. The Hoard intend to put encyclopedias in all the
solie.eels, but think it will be better to
have them all of the one kind and
Style. Patentees of new desks and of
ticn heating apparatus sent circulars
extolling the virtues of their articles.
Mi Graham, who had won a place
een the  B.  C. shooting (earn which is
geeing to Portland, asked for leave of
absence for the remainder of the
week.    Leave was granted.
The teachers from one of the
schools wrote, stating that they were
forming a library club, and asked lhe
Board to give them a bookcase for
the books. It was agreed to comply
with Iheir request Mr. Empcy was
present with a representative from
the various insurance companies who
are taking the risks on thc new
schoids. Mr. Empey stated that owing to an error, some of the policies
were not readv and he produced new
schedules feir the addition to the new
A committee was appointed to go
into thc matter of new desks and
select the  most suitable.
Commissioner Crehan wrote disallowing thc Medical Officer's salary
and a bill of $35 for antiseptics. He
pointed out that thc Board had exceeded their powers in employing Or.
Hunter under the conditions in which
they did, as they had no authority te,
employ a doctor for making simple
operations, etc. Thc Board promptly
dismissed the doctor for the space of
five minutes. They then reappointed
him at a reduction of $500 per annum
and did not define his duties. By this
motion, it is asserted, the trustees
have acknowledged themselves in the
wrong, and at the next meeting of the
Commission it is possible the Commissioner may surcharge them the
doctor's salary, ,,r rather the difference of what he is receiving now anil
what he previously got.
To the Editor oj
Sir.���Mr.  Vogcl'l optimism  regard-1
ing the developmenl of tbe North
Ann ni the fraser may be all veryI
well feer fervid believers in incorporation, but ia lit neel being carried away
by his own enthusiasm? Hastily
reading his letter iu last week's issue,
one weeuld think that lhe erecting of
warehouses to accommodate the "tremendous quantities" eef life's necessaries could be- accomplished in a
'nighl���in fact, lee dream of them is to
have them "in situ" em awaking oul of!
such  dream.
Will ten ,,r fifteen years see the es-.
tablishment   of   wharves   and   ware- j
houses along the banks of the  .North
Arm of the Prater?   And how and on
what  are the  people  living  in  South
Vancouver to subsist in the interim1'
A  trite saying, "Te, obtain news of
home it is necessary te, travel abroad,"
is again  proved by  the  following ex-j
tract from an Old Country paper, and '���
which shows another side of Ihe sub-'
jeet primarily dealt with by Mr. Vogel'
���thc shipment of wheat :
Panama and Canadian Grain
Shippers at Vancouver and olher
British Columbian ports are apparently   hopeful   that   the   opening  of-
the   Panama   Canal   will   materially
reduce the rates <>f freight to Liverpool and  Manchester, a calculation
having already been  made  that  on
grain   from  Western   Canada  there<
will be a saving of about 3c a bushel.
The   influence   on   transcontinental
traffic   has   recently   been   the  sub- j
ject  of inquiry  by   thc   Ministry of j
Trade and Commerce, Ottawa, and
Around the Municipal Hall
I Iften our good works are interred
with uur bones, but the evil deeds live
afterwards, Such must have been the
thoughts running through Commissioner Crehan'i mind while commenting upon thc bookkeeping system at
the Municipal Hall. Mr. Walker, late
Municipal Clerk, must have felt a glow
ni pride as he read the eulogy passed
upon his work. The commentary
passed was well deserved and should
prove an incentive to others who do
imt think their work appreciated at
ii5 right value. Some day perhaps
their work will be placed under review  and  comment  made  publicly.
* *    *
Mr. Walker's efforts wcre not appreciated by the Council of lhat time,
flu excuse given bv ex-R*eve W, A.
Pouiiel was that the rate^ayi r.�� objected to the number and salaries paid
i" the employees at the Municipal
Hall. As head of the Municipality il
was his duty to see that an adequate
stall was kept, also that a.rcasemable
Salary was paid. After-events have
proved that while this cheese-paring
of a few dollars was going on, the
wlv we.uk of the Municipality was
in chaos, and to undo lhat few dollars' saving is now costing the Municipality thousands of dollars,
* *   *
\< is understood that a petition is
l"i' signed by the police constables
[0 1. ve eeiie clear day off duty every
Win ,n flays. W'e- believe a knowledge
'i lhe present conditions will Come
considerable surprise both
1,1 thc Council and to lhe general
bod) of ratepayers, who have 1)0 dc-
'"'' ' i see any body of men Se, tied
down to duty that they have not a
day lhat they can call Iheir own. We
understand that all tlie neighbouring
disti:,-ts grant their policemen one
day in the fortnight.
V\ c have no hesitation in saying
Inal ihe Council will bc backed by
public opinion in granting thc men
their request.
* *    *
Any one needing assistance to
bring their families out from the Old
e-oiiiitry should see Magistrate Mc-
Arthur or Kenneth Lamond at the
���Municipal Hall. They comprise thc
committee on the Home Reunion As-
* *   *
Seine two weeks ago one of our
staff reported having his lunch partly
stolen while fishing in North Vancou-
Ver- He now states that he saw the
same gentleman, whom he suspects
"' having purloined it, walking over
[be sane ground this week, but like
b�� Highlander, "She wis dee'd this
��lien Commissioner Crehan read
"<�� that the late School Board had
Purchased garbage cans, flannel,
'ri'gs, absorbent cotton, etc., from a
"own-town stationery firm it certainly
nr,K those present by surprise, more
[Specially when a minute later he
��<| local firms had offered to quote
'"[ these articles at a much lower
ate- There must have either been
Jjr,��ss carelessness somewhere or a
"termination to give some firms
every order that was going. It is un-
'wslnod the difference in price will
,c surcharged to the Trustees.
*   *   *
tii ii    ^ounc,��' chambers grow beau-
""}' less.    The second portion was
taken off this week. When the next
section is apportioned off the piano
will have to be disposed of, and the
laic Council will not be sorry to hear
of a sale of that instrument being
made. No provision is made in the
Municipal Clauses Act for providing
pianos, and as the Commissioner is
empowered to surcharge for this item
the late Councillors will either need
to raffle it among themselves or let it
go at a snap price. Those in need of
such a useful piece of furniture
should     watch     the       advertisement
"The Chinook "
it is understood the result has been
to    demonstrate     that     Canadian
wheal   g'eing   threiugb   the   isthmui
will be liable tee sweat, anel may be
otherwise  injuriously  affected,    li
is not, therefore, expected that the
waterway will t" any large extent
divert grain freem the railway! west
Alter the above, what of the 375
ships necessary to handle the prairie-
grown  grain?
In the hope of eliciting friendly discussion mi this most important topic,
I will ask further, "Will the estafa
tithing of the "harbour of South Vancouver" help in the supporting of its
population  by providing it  with its
means  of livelihood*
The rapid increase in lhe number
of settlers compels one to wonder
how iheir wants are to be met without the establishing of permanent industries. For lie the we,rkers the introduction of such industries is of
paramount importance. In my
opinion the discussion of ways and
means In build a solid and permanent
Structure which will enhance lhe wcll-
beinv of the citizens as a whole is nf
innrei importance than the question of
harbor provision.
N'n dniibt eelher readers will give
their views on this pressing question
of incorporation versus annexation,
and help to throw light on how best
the interests of the greatest number
can   be   served.���Yours,   etc.,
C.   P.   MORTON.
Seiuth  Vancouver. October  1.
Postal Delivery System for
Residents of Collingwood
South Vancouver  Board  of Trade  Recommended  Enlarging  of
Postal Delivery Area--Harbor on the North
Arm of the Fraser
Will Call For        j South Vancouver
Paving Tenders      Teachers Meet
Whether or nol the Board of Trade
-hiHilil make public the result of the
negotiations te, date of the joint committee of the various municipalities
interested in the creation of a harbor
idmmission was discussed ai some
length by lhe members eef lhat body
at their regular meeting on Monday
night last.
Air. Charles Harrison, secretary,
anil Mr. Kenneth Lamond strongly
objected t.> withholding ihe information, Itating that the' ratepayers of
Soutli Vancouver were deeply interested iu these matters, and it was as
well to let them know how far the
proposition t<, get a harbor commission   had   progressed.     However,   Mr.
Armstrong's motion to report progress was carried.
Mr. II. B. A. Vogel brought up the
mailer nf pulling in spurs from the
B. C. Electric track along the waterfront. It appears that some former
Council had put Kent Road on the
seiuth side of the track instead of thc
north, and now, when a person wishes
to put a spur into his property consent must be obtained from the Council. Por some reason or olher the
Council in the meantime have refused
to allow these spurs to be put in unless under certain onerous conditions.
The Board is likely, however, to go
more fully into the matter now that
ils attention has been drawn te, it.
A motion from ihe Postal Commit
tee, asking the lieean! in communicate
wilh ilie- Postmaster-General at Ottawa acquainting him that the houses
in the Collingwood district were now
numbered, and that a free delivery
she.ule] ai once be commenced, was
passed. 11 was pointed enu ihat the
people were put to a hardship by having tn wail leer marly two hours for
their mail, while it was being sorted
in the becal office. The secretary was
instructed In write at mice and draw
the Department's attention to the
A circular was read from the Committee   nf   the   Pacific   Highway   As-
Sociation, stating that the rules of the
road might be altered and asking the
Board to support ii.    It was felt that
this was simply a move em  the part
of some    United    States    automobile
manufacturers, who are making their
I automobiles with  the left-hand drive,
' te,  get  a   preference  over  the   British
j make, which is made with the right
hand   drive.     It   was   agreed   not   to
recommend the alteration of the rule.
There   was  a   number  of   enquiries
from various centres in the Old Country as te, prospects in South Vancouver.    The  Board agreed  to advertise
| in   all   the   local   papers,   asking   the
owners   of  watcrfrontagc   and   trackage who were willing to lease  some,
tn  forward particulars  tei the  Board
see   that   the  information     might     be
given t'e intending manufacturers.
Fart of Westminster Road in South
Vancouver to be Paved
This Winter
Regular  Monthly  Session  Held-
Btksinesa   Transacted���Enjoyable Musical Programme
Grand Lodge Convenes and Transacts
Business���New Officers
The twenty-seventh annual ses
sion of the Grand Lodge of B. C, International Order eif Good Templars
was held at Nanaimo on Thursday and
Friday of last week. Thc proceedings were opened by Grand Chief
Templar Brother C. M. Tate, of Victoria, after which recess was declared
while Mayor Shaw gave an address.
Reports from various officers
shnwed that increases had been made
in all departments, but particularly in
lhe Juvenile Section. Noteworthy
features oi lhe reports were that "Onward" Lodge Xo. 2 of Nanaimo had
made a 41)0 per cent, increase in mem
bershlp during the twelve months,
and that Xanaiuio as well has the
largest Juvenile Temple iu lhe pro
Three hours' recess was declared
during   Frielay   mierning's   sessimi   in
enable delegates to take part in the
reception to Their Royal Highnesses
lhe Duke and Duchess nf Connaught,
On resuming the following officers
were dulv elected and installed bv D.
I. C. T. Brother Charles Wellesley-
Whittaker: C. C. T., Brother J. P.
Hicks, Esquimalt; G. V. T., Sister M.
Drake, Nanaimo; G. Coun., Brother
R. Palmer, Vancouver; G. S. J. W���
Brother William Waugh, Nanaimo;
G E. Superintendent, Brother C. F.
Timms, Vancouver: G. Secretary,
Brother A. Pender, Nanaimo; G.
Chap. Sister W. H. McPhie, Cedar
Cottage; G. Trcas., Brother S.
Gough, Nanaimo; G. Mar., Brother
Albert Jones, Ladysmith; P. G. C. T.,
Brother C. M. Tate, Victoria; G A.
S., Brother J. Black, Nanaimo; G. D.
M��� Sister B. Robinson, Vancouver; G.
Guard, Brother F. C. Hogg, Merritt;
G. Sent., Brother W. H. Booth, Esquimalt; G. Mess., Sister F. M. Wick-
ens,  Vancouver.
Victoria was agreed upon as the
place of the next annual session,
which will be held during September,
After the close of the session a
special meeting of the International
Supreme Lodge was held, when a
number of members were exalted to
the highest degree in the order.
On Friday evening thc delegates
were entertaind by the local lodge at
a banquet.
Matthew Cameron charged John
Ward with assault by pushing him off
the sidewalk. On the evidence of the
defendant and his brother, James
Ward, who was called as a witness,
the case was dismissed by Magistrate
There is now every indication that
at least one part of Westminster
Road, within the boundary of South
Vancouver, will be paved before next
spring. At a special meeting of the
Council on Monday night last, a deputation from the Westminster Road
improvement Association, headed by
the president, Mr. A. P. Black, waited
upon the Council and urged the necessity of going ahead with at least
a portion of the work immediately.
As a result of the meeting the Court-
I cil read the Westminster Road Improvement bylaw, on the local Improvement plan, a third time and instructed the Engineer to call for tenders for various kinds of paving, tenders to be on a unit basis and for the
pavements mentioned, asphalt, concrete, bitulithic, creosote blocks ami
granitoid. It is expected that the
portion started will be completed bj
March 31 next.
Mr. Black, in urging the claim- of
Westminster   Ruad.   staled   that   the
' whole assessment of the road was $1,-
054,717.50; the sanction of the tax
payers    representing     half   of    thai
,.111101111! was necessary and after a
great deal t)i we.rk lhe' association had
obtained signatures eif property own
��� ers representing $541,287, an excess of
ISU.92X.    Those signatures,   he   laid,
'were now ill  lhe  hands  of  lhe  ���<
I sor, and there was reason tei believe
thai signatures representing another
$20,000 would be secured.
The cost of ilu- proposed improvement, he said, was estimated al aboul
$250,000 and the' association proposed
lhat one side of lhe road be paved before  March   31   next   Sei  as   to  allow
I lime for thc necessary nine months'
notice to bc given to the B. C. Klec-
! trie* Railway Company in  accordance
i wilh  the terms of their franchise.
Ile stated that thc Provincial Government    had    agreed   to   contribute
$7(1,000,  and  he  pointed  out  that  the
Municipality    would    be    responsible
only for the paving of a fifteen-foot
center for a car track, all intersections
for lanes and streets and 15 per cent,
of  flankage property.    He  suggested
that   tenders   he   called   for   at   once,
arid he asked if the plan were ready.
To this  query, Municipal  Engineer
Clement stated that the profiles of the
road had been taken and that the plan
would be completed soon.
During the meeting, Councillor Elliott took occasion to right a wrong
impression which had gone abroad in
connection with his non-appearance at
a special meeting of the Council called
for the previous Friday morning,
which was abandoned owing to the
fact that there was not a quorum present. The Councillor explained that
he was out with a gang of men installing two steam rock crushers from
9 o'clock in the morning until 7 o'clock
at night. He wished it to be understood, however, that he had as much
interest in the improvement of West
minster Road as anv other member of
the Council, though the interests of
his own ward came first.
The newly appointed Municipal Solicitor. Mr. Cojin Clarkc. was welcomed on behalf of the Council by
Councillor Robinson.
Mr. Hugh Parker has commenced
the erection of a four-roomed house
on Earles Road, near Horley Street.
It will be modern in every respect.
The regular monthly meeting of the
South Vancouver Teachers' Association was held in the Knights of Pythias Hall, Mason Block, Mount
Pleasant, on Wednesday of last week.
The Association was exceptionally
well represented, over eighty members being in attendance, and this
gathering was by far the most successful of any held by the Association
to date.
The representative of the picnic
committee having reported mi the
recent outing tee Bowen Island, a communication from the Secretary of the
Board of School Trustees "nf the
Municipality was read, The Secretary
wrote that ilu- Board had decided to
pay tlu- teachers' substitutes when unable to attend their duties through
sickness, feer a period nf not more than
ten days iu any one year, cases nf absence through contagious diseases ie>
In considered em iheir merits in iu
This information was received with
applause and ie was iimve'el by Mr
Leslie Bruce of "General Van lieeiiie"
and seconded by Mr. Thornber of
"I ecumseh" that ilu- Association si c
iiiary be' instructed tn convey the
sincere llianks ni Iln- municipal -'all
in the Board. (Iwing to the facl thai
there were mam new teachers recent
ly appointed who were nol members
ni' ihe Association and also thai the
Association year did nol end with t!'<
school year, ii was moved by Mr
Thornber and seconded by Mr Bruce
Harvey eif iln- same Bchool thai the
annual meeting In' changed From Fan
Uary, 1913, t,. October, 1912
This necessitating a new election ������<
officers ibis month, by which time the
present official board wemlel have serv
eel iheir lerm only in part, an amend
limit was moved by Mr. A. Martin
ni' "Carleton" ami seconded by Mr. 1..
Bruce and carried, lhat the present
officers be left ill power until the
Completion of one new Association
Tbe president, Mr. S. V. Clement of
"Lord Selkirk," replying, thanked the
Association for the honor and confidence reposed in the officers, and feir
the information of those concerned, he
stated that in conversation with the
Municipal Inspector bc had been notified that all teachers interested in the
course of physical culture connected
with Strathcona Institute would be
fully informed regarding the same on
application to the School Board offices.
This completing the business, the
rest of the evening was given over to
social  and  musical  entertainment.
The musical programme, marked by
a diversity of talent which came as a
pleasant surprise to many of those
present, was a huge success.
The opening instrumental, a piano
duct, "The Hungarian Dance," by
Moskowski, was charmingly rendered
by thc accompanist of the evening,
Miss Forrest and Miss Heard, thc
technique of each, though varying
somewhat, being admirable, and thc
combination resulting in a very enjoyable selection.
Mr. J. Alfred Hamilton here contributed a bass solo, which was urian
I'inously acknowledged to be the "chef
d'ocuvre" of the evening. His well
known basso con tan te. mellow and
resonant, was heard to best advantage
in   the   old   favorite,   "Asleep   in   the
Commissioner   Crehan   Hears   More
Evidence���Expenses   "Incidental
to Education"
Sessions of the enquiry "into Sclmnl
lieiard affairs were  held by  Commis-
i siemer Crehan on Monday and Tuesday e.f ihis  week.    Some of the wit-
I nesses complained that persons making charges t" the Commissioner were
met obliged In make' llinse charges at
ilie enquiry.   The Commissioner main.
! t.'lined that it was best to give the
persniis sn charged an opportunity to
clear their names publicly.
Several items incurred in connection
with   school   ceremonies,  dedications,
I etc., came up for discussion, the Commissioner staling that he would take
, into consideration the question of
The court was adjourned until Monday morning next at 10 o'clock, li
im witnesses appear the enquiry will
be indefinitely adjourned.
Dei p," by II W. Petrie. The posses
sor of thai rare gift, a true bass, he is
artistic t>��� a degree, his production is
excellent, ami his range exceptionally
wide. Ilis voice is of a fine quality,
I -.<���.-( 111 i iii I in every respect, with a won.
derfully fini touch of pathos. His en
core, "I i I I lad a Thousand f.o es io
Live," by Solmon, was well chosen
nil proved an agreeable contrast in
ils theme,
Mr. V. E. Schaffer, in a humorous
-��� li 'inn. "Tin- Troubles anel "Vfflic
lienis ni Miin l [err," was loudlj np
A i:> '��� aspirant for musical In moi -
.iii.l one worthy of them was intro-
duced to Vancouver audiences. Mr !���'..
C la stcr's a lection, "Messmates," bj
Lohr, and iii- well merited encore,
"l.ii\ e's *.'<'i ��� matii in," by Aylward,
should secure' his position in Vancouver musical circles.
Vfter the interval Miss M, E. Buller
rendered "The Flower Song" a piano
��� selection by Gustav Lange. which was
very well rendered and much enjoyed.
Mr Clark, baritone, sang "The
Song eef the Foam," by Furth. which
was well received, his encore, "Mother
; Machree," a tender, appealing Irish
ballad eif Chauncey Olcott's, reaching
the hearts of the bearers.
The last item on the programme,
"The Bandolero," splendidly interpreted by Mr. J. A. Hamilton, was much
which, needless
Notification that the regular monthly meetings would be held in the
Knights of Tythias Hall on the third
Thursday in each month being given,
a thoroughly enjoyable evening was
brought to a close with an impromptu
Commissioner   Crehan   Criticises   the
System of Bookke ping at
Municipal Hall
The enquiry by Commissioner Cre.
han into the affairs of the Council of
South Vancouver was commenced on
Saturday afternoon of last week. The
method of bookkeeping at the Municipal Hall canu- in for some criticism
by tlie' Commissioner, who maintained that if the system inaugurated by
Mr W. G. Walker had been pursued,
the present investigation would not
have been necessary. One or two of
the witnesses suggested that the
Municipal Act was tn blame, as it
was difficult in e'arry it nut in il- en
tirety; but the Commissioner saiel ii
was only those who made mistakes
who found fault with lhe Act. the
fundamental principle of which was
that the taxpayer should get thc most
feer his money.
Owing tei the facl ih.it there was
nothing Imt verbal evidence that for
iii- first ten months nf 1910 the
minutes were' read ami confirmed, the
minutes were r.'ail before the ex-
Councillors, ami ex-Reeve Pound was
authorized i" sign them in order tee
lei iii i the proceedings. Mr, Pound
explained that this had been an
omission mi account nf the pressure
��� ��� business al  thai time'.
The- '\iiiii ssj-  sworn  were:  C^wr
i cillor  Third  ami   former  Councillors
I   I'.   Todrick, .1   Dickinson, .1   I!   Mc
Donald, M. Baird, I1   Burgi -- anil ex-
Ree\ e   Pound
were    then    served,
to  say,  were  much
Mr. P. W. Puce Leaves for Winnipeg
���"Keep  to   thc   Right"   Rule.
Mr. I'. VV. Lin'' . secretary fi the
Canadian Highwaj Vssociation, left
i in - week for Winnipeg to attend the
convention tee bc held there fn im i tc-
������.In i 9 to 1-'.
Mr Henderson, president of the
Manitoba Good Roads Association,
will address the convention on the
Split-log Drag which he has ben cn-
perimentiim with in Manitoba, and
others, well known among Canadians will enter Into the lengthy
A motion is lo bc considered to
ask that a "Keep to the right" rule
! bc enforced all over Canada as every
��� province   except     British     Columbia.
] Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are
j now using this system.
The  question  of  repairing, the  old
1 Cariboo   road   instead   of   using   the
Hope   mountain   route   will   also   be
! considered   as    residents    in     those
parts claim that the scenic beauty of
i the old road is incomparable and the
' climate is much better.
Mr. Clarke, thc new solicitor for
the municipality, commenced his
duties on Tuesday morning. Although
the Council had prepared quarters for
him. he is still without an office. When
shown his new quarters he would not
accept them as they were unsuitable.
We understand that after this week
he will get the magistrate's room. Mr.
McArthur will get a new office partitioned off on thc South end of the
hall. As being thc man of least resistance. Mr. McArthur is moved
about like a figure on a checker
board. This is the sixth occasion on
which he has had to move since coming to the new hall.
Collingwood   Officer  Central   Figure
in Exciting Experience.
While on duty at No. 1 Fire Hall
at Collingwood, Relief Captain Gray
was the means of bringing to a stop
the mad career of a runaway horse
belonging to Mr. Torrance, grocer,
of Keefer Street. As the horse bolted
off Joyce Street onto Westminster
Road, Captain Gray, at considerable
personal risk, jumped into the back
of thc rig and, seizing the reins, succeeded in swerving the animal into
the ditch, where it was brought to a
sudden stop. The rig was overturned,
but  Captain  Gray  escaped injury. TWO
Walker Brothers
& Wilkie
Hove  helped   sun-kissed   Burnaby   develop   from   a
virgin forest into a busy district of homes.
They believe Furnaby possesses all the factors necessary to make her one day the hub of the peninsula.
Dominion Trust Edmonds Station,
Block, 341 Cambie
Hritish  Columbia
Electric Station
What About That New
We are the exclusive agents
for McClary's "Kootenay"
Ranges. They mean convenience, fuel economy and durability. Wc shall be pleased to
show you the many good qualities of the "Kootenay" from our
extensive line. The price is
This firm is prepared to install Heating Appliances in the
largest ur smallest home.
We promise you fair Heater
service and priceings from our
complete line.
East Burnaby is Booming
If you are looking towards this locality, either
for a Homesite or Investment, call or write
Topping & Vickers
l'hone : 1110 EAST BURNABY
(Near Leaf's Store)
PHONE  1024
Acre Homesites
In Burnaby on macadamised main road, slashed and
burnt, and close to transportation.   Price $1600.
Only $320 Cash
required; balance over two years. One of these Home-
sites will make 8 Lots. Eight Lots in this locality
will cost you from $2600 to $3200.
See What You Can Save Now
Think What You Will Make
The Stave Lake Carline is  Built
?37 Pender St. W., Vancouver        Phone : Sey. 6315
li i> expected that when Reeve
Wearl and Councillor McDonald go
tee Rcvelstoke te, attend the Union nf
li. C. Municipalities, which meets in
that city on October 22 and 23, thc>
will have tucked away in their inside pocketl several very important
matters in lay before that body. Two
of these were placed in their hands
by lhe Council. The first is in regard
to "Miles & Hounds" subdivisiem of
property. This system is used by
eiwners of property who are not will
ing to subilivide their property accord,
ing to the Maps and Plant bylaw, but
who divide it to suit themselves, plac
ing streets te, suit themselves. They
then sell the bits te, theise wh,, do not
kneiw anything about the manner of
subdividing and as a consequence they
find themselves living on a street that
the Council tle-cs neit own nor recognize and consequently the Council
will nol improve nor lay water pipes
em. The oilier matter brought before
the Council by the Engineer which
will be forwarded to Revelstoke concerns lhe telephone rates charged in
Ereem stalislics furnished il has been
ihown that the rates arc very much
higher than in olher places anil considering the number of telephones already installed and the number who
are wanting them who cannot get
tiffin it is the feeling that the rate
sheiulel  be  substantially reduced.
At a meeting of the Finance Ceimmittee it was decided to sell $325,-
000 treasury notes. This will be handled bv the Dominion Bond Comoany
of Canada, through the Rank of Montreal.
The contract for clearing Johnstone
Road  (Broadway)  through D. L.   I?U
was let to Mr. A. B. Besoloff for $1,
Before adjcurnlng a resolution of
sympathy on tbe removal by death of
ex-Councillor Rumble was ordered to
bc engrossed on the minutes ae'.d a
copy forwarded lo the bereaved fain-
New Apartment House at
Mr. Alex. McPherson to Have Plans
Prepared for $25,000 Structure
Il is learned that Alex. McPherson is having plans prepared by Architect Seymour of Vancouver for a
three-story apartment house to be located een his property just across
the street freim the Municipal Hall.
The estimated cost of the building,
Mr. McPherson says, is about $25,-
001). It is expected that work on the
foundation will be started this fall.
The  entire  block   will  bc  rushed   to
Mr. McPherson. in building these
apartment!, will fill a long felt want
in the community. His idcus, as outlined, will bc to have half of the apartments arranged for bachelors' quarters and the other half for light
housekeeping suites. The best material and workmanship will be put
into the building.
Thc bachelor quarters will consist
of one large room with a disappearing
bed, with the bath adjoining. The
oilier side of the apartment will have
a large living room with a disappearing bed, kitchenette and bath adjoining.
Mr. Charles Smith has the roof em
j his  new  two story  house  on   Linden
i Avenue. This handsome structure will
be a splendid addition to this already
i popular sireet.
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The Edmonds Sash & Door Factory reports business extremely brisk
at present In fact, it is necessary
\ feir this firm to work overtime nearly
every day to keep up wilh the demand.
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The Gordon Presbyterian congregation, Edmonds, this week began the
erection of a church building on tbe
; e.orner of Humphries Avenue and Arbutus Street. The work is in the
hands of Mr. A. S. Emery and is to
bc pushed forward as rapidly as possible.
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The arch erected at Edmonds by the
Burnaby Hoard of Trade in honor of
��� the visit of H. R. II. the Duke of
Connaught, has been left standing un.
til after the close of the Xew Westminster    Exhibition    and    has    been
i greatly admired by visitors passing
through between Vancouver and Xew
: Westminster.
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Mr. A. V. McPherson lias just completed  two substantial  houses on  his
I property   close   to   Salisbury   Avenue.
I One is a commodious seven-roomed
house and the other a handsome six-
roomed bungalow.    Roth are finished
! in the latest style.    Salisbury Avenue
' is destined to be one of Edmonds' best
residential streets.
ele       e*        *
Messrs. Disney and Tucker have
about completed lhe alterations to the
old Municipal Hall and when finished
| the Municipality can boast of a first
class, up-to-date hall, suitable for
public meetings, operas, balls, etc.
This will till a long needed requirement and will no doubt be thoroughly appreciated  by  thc  ratepayers.
* ef        *
The beautiful new edifice being
erected by the Edmonds llaptist Congregation is Hearing completion. The
outside carpenter work has been com.
| pleted and the painters are busy. The
j inside finish is being rapidly pushed
ahead and it is expected that the
church will bc ready for occupation
very soon. The congregation is to
be congratulated on its enterprise and
tasle displayed in the erection of BO
beautiful and commodious a structure.
A  "Chicken Supper"
Tin' laelies 01" Ihe Methodist Church
will give a "chicken supper" in the
basement of the parsonage on Monday
evening.   October   ".     There   will   be
a programme at the church immediately following the supper, at which
there will be speeches and recitations,
The committee which lias lhe affair
in  hanel have their plans nearly com-
pleted ami promiie an enjoyable evening in all wh'i attend.
Rev. C. W. Erank and family moved
tnt��> the new parsonage this week,
'the  new  house  is  one  of  tin-   most
modern in ihis community. The men
bri- of the church will have a chance
in view it Monday evening
Social and Personal
Mr. and 'Mrs. J. X. Sipprell have
moved into the house on Edmonds
Street lately occupicel by Mr. C.
* *       He
Mr. and Mrs. Martin, Edmonds
Street, left last week feir a three
months' visit to their old home in
Xew York state.
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Invitations arc out for a dance in
Morton Hall next Thursday evening
under the auspices of the Girls' Club
of St. Alban's Church.
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Mr. and Mrs. H. Sworder entertained a number nf their friends on
Thursday evening last to a whist
drive. In all nine tables were occupied
and a very enjoyable time was spent
bv all.
The Passing of John Rumble
Flags flying at half-mast at the
Municipal Hall and at many private
residences on Friday meirning lasl
conveyed the intelligence to the people
that John Rumble had answered the
last call.
Mr. Rumble had been in indifferent
health since last winter, and although
everything in medical science was
done he steadily weakened and on
FriilSy morning, surrounded by his
sorrowing family, be passed away.
Mr. Rumble was born in Lancashire. England, but as a young man
answered the call of the Far West and
for some time resided iu Victoria.
Later he removed to Vancouver,
where he worked up an extensive
business as a stone cutter. Shortly
after coining lo Vancouver he purchased a splendid homesite on Nelson
Road near Jubilee Station, and there
among the wilds of the forest erected
his home and continued In reside
there until his death.
For ten years he was the representative eef Ward VI. em the Municipal
Council and the many excellent roads
East Burnaby Wins
The East Burnaby Intermediates
were in fine form last Monday evening
and beat Thc Reginas to thc tunc
of 13 to 3. Thc two teams are now
tied lor the cellar position and the
play-off will be looked forward to by
the supporters of both teams with
much interest. The work of tbe local
team was brilliant at all stages of the
Copies of "The Chinook"
Copies  of "The  Chinook"  may  be
secured  at Topping & Vickers,  East
Burnaby, B. C.
Late John Rumble
in that ward stand as a monument to
his efforts em behalf of the people
whom   he   represented.
During later years he was Chairman of thc Board of Works, and as
such was untiring in his efforts to
see that every part of the Municipality got a fair share of the money expended and that the work was done
in the best and most economical manner. He was one of the moving spirits in the Burnaby Lake Improvement
scheme and spent a great deal of time
in forwarding this movement.
In religion Mr. Rumble was a
Methodist. As a member of Jubilee
Methodist Church he took an active
part in all its branches, and was for
some years Superintendent of the Sabbath School, only relinquishing its
duties when his health failed.
He was on the Board of Directors
of tbe Central Park Agricultural Society and did much to huild up this
popular exhibition.    Being an ardent
North  Burnaby  Acres
"Buy acreage near a growing City," was James J.
Hill's advice when asked what he considered the best
and safest form of investment.
Xorth Burnaby acreage is undoubtedly thc best investment close to the growing City of Vancouver.
We own some of the very choicest Acreage in
Xorth Burnabyi anil will sell same in blocks of from
five-sixths of an acre to one and a half acre.
It is impossible to enumerate here the many reasons
why this property is a gilt-edge investment. We may
say. however, that our prices are not a dollar higher
than you would have to pay per acre for 40-acre
blocks, and we give you 3 years in which to pay.
Call on us for further information.
Latimer, Ney & McTavish
419 Pender Street W. Vancouver, B. C.
Exclusive residential district will face on Salisbury Avenue, near the Electric Station. In this
community T am building and have completed
some of the finest houses that are to be found in
Greater Vancouver.
These homes have the advantage of unequalled
car service, city water, electric light, 'phone, and
all other modern conveniences.
Alex. McPherson
Salisbury Ave., Edmonds
Phone :  Westminster 1065
Exchange Building
Buy  a  Collingwood  Homesite
Our stibdivisieeii of 33-foot Lots in Collingwood Terrace is
one of the I lest Buys for tlie Homeseeker in Yancouver.
They border on the tramline, which furnishes a frequent
car service, reaching the city in 20 minutes. All Lots free
from stone and water.
Water and light are available to all who wish to build at
once. The Southern end of this subdivision fronts .on the
Westminster Road.
Thirty Dollars Cash, Ten Dollars per month, will put you
in possession of one of these splendid Building Lots. I letter
make your selection at once.
National  Finance  Company
Phone : Seymour 9560 Corner Pender and Hamilton
Highland   Park   Acreage
We have a number of SMALL ACREAGE PARCELS on and
near the new cut-off line of the B. C. Electric Railway.
1 acre, just off Railway, $2100; quarter cash, balance 6, 12, and 18
13/A acres, on Railway, $3500; quarter cash, balance 6, 12, and 18
E.  W.   MacLEAN   LTD.
142 Hastings West
The Settlers' Association of B. C.
Phone :  664
Application! invited feer Horaesltes, Investments, Loans, Mortgager
Auction Sales Conducted
Property  for  Mile  on   ciisy  terms
Hall, fully equipped, In rent  for Concerts, Dances, Meetings
Heix 536, New Westminster or Edmonds, 11. I
Edmond's Reliable Real Estate Man
Specialist in Rurnaby property Insurance
One Acre, close to cut off, on easy terms
Two 66ft. Lot's, opposite Municipal  Hall.    Planted with fruit trees.
Fine llnuiesiles.   Buy now while price is low
Houses ami Lots tee suit everyone. Bring ine your listings
poultry fancier he was one of the officers of tbe Vancouver Poultry Association.
Tlie late Mr. Rumble was in bis
forty-ninth year and is survived by his
seirrowing wife, four children and
three brothers, all of whom reside
near Central Park.
1 he  funeral  was  held  on   Monday
,-iternoon from the Oddfellows Ha";
Mr Rumble being a Past Grand '
this  Order.
A large number of beautiful flowei -
were received from the Municipal
Council and other organizations witli
which he was identified and from a
host of friends, which testified to tlie
high esteem in which he was held ATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1912
Special Low Colonist Fares
from Eastern Points
Ami SEPTEMBER   25   to   OCTOBER    10
IbAllMUm(Il        Your opportunity to bring friend, to   the   Co��it
^PALlI IGw Following are a few -.ample fares
kiuiLWAY# St.  John  $62.65
Quebec $5r..(XJ
Montreal   $5270
Xew York    $55.00
Winnljwg $30.00
Equally  Low   Kale-,   l'rom   All  Other  Eastern   Points  in
Canada and l'nited Statu
Call and arrange Prepaid Tickets
J. MOE, C. P. A., 434 Hastings St.. Vancouver.
C. MILLARD, D. L. A��� Vancouver.
H.  W.  BRODIE,  Gen.  Pass Agent,  Vancouver.
General Agency Transatlantic Steamship Lines
H. G. Smith. C. P. * T. A.
Phone :   Sey.  7100
W. E. Duperow, G. A. P. D
S27  Granville Street
The Robertson-Godson Co. Ltd.
Wholesale Plumbers' Supplies, Water Works
Supplies, Corporation Brass Goods.
572 Beatty Street
If not, look over the following :
Curries  guaranteed  waterproofs  freim    $9.50
Light  all-rubber  coats    $8.00
Teamsters' long coats, "Fish" brand    $4.00
Others at $3.00 and $3.50.
oil clothing, per suit  $3.00
Children's capes in all sizes ami prices.
Wc carry onlv thc best "Oranbv  Xo.  1" for ladies,  men, and
children,    Our range runs fre.ni infants' size 3 to men's hip boots.
Remember tlie above are all at less than cily prices.    Come and
���  rUUllL     -     BOOTS   AND   SHOES
 4134 Main St., next City Heights P. O.	
"It's  not  the  house  that  makes  the  home
It's the love that is inside."
I'll supply you with the house on easy terms���viz., $300 down and
the balance monthly, to suit your purse.
I supply the house and you supply the rest���love, etc.
Prices range from $1,000 to $8,000
R. J. McLauchlan
4123 Main Street
Phone : Fair. 1607
Granville   Sireet   South,   before   Paving
This has the following attributes :
^ Durability; sure footing for horses; resiliency ; noiselessness; easy drainage; dustless-
ness; economy.
���I Bitulithic approaches more closely than any
other the ideal of a perfect pavement.
���I Its notable durability makes it more economical than any other paving.
*! The Vancouver thoroughfares paved with
bitulithic are an impressive object-lesson in
fine paving.
tfl Bitulithic has been adopted in over 200 cities
in the United States, and 15 cities in Canada.
Granville Street South, After Paving
Columbia Bitulithic Limited
433 Granville St. Vancouver, B. C.
About Women's  Affairs
It  is an  interesting fact  that   the
i ni'ist   useful   and   pretty   neckwear   i-,
feeund in America. Oi course there
i^ ne> one- accessory of feminine apparel lhat caii be worn as differently
a�� ceillar-, anel bows. There tot- tho��e
that strictly musl In- reserved for
(porting  wear,  inch a*  stiff collars,!
piejlle    -.le eef -,   anel    CrSVfttS
There  is  nothing  thai    makes    a
we.man   ine,re    confident   thai   -In    i^
i well "turned-out" than s well-fitting
stock.   Wliile- wilh an untidy neck at
rangement, whieh ihe must  pull up
firSt     lie   Mele-,   Ihi-n   Ufl   lhe'   ������tiltT.
il is small wonder thai her thoughts
are- diltratted and her manner ill tl
'Die comfort which wc have kne.wn
ill   veiaiinn   lhe-   low   round   ueek   will
never be' equalled, li wu io simple
I" attach a ��ofi Eton collar with a
smart black been in the from ami con
sider oneself dressed i"r any even)
the Milliliter day might briny forth.
Um winter ae.ke, meere of us than this
It is met becoming, we- must acknowledge, i" see iln' harsh hue' of a coal
collar Sat against  i's bare neck, li
does nol g . with a hai and veil, �� hich
life in the city demands that we weai
with resigned regularity.
h'eer a plain tailored suit with which
we   wear   lhe   wash     -.ilk     or     linen '
I,leiuses  there  are  many  suggestions
for   smart   neckwear.     Black    stocks
I have become very smart, .ind often
they are worn  without any kind eef a
I jabot ami finished off with the starched while' collarette in several points.
Thin ecru sinks .el' Valenciennes. \1-
encon, ,>r shadow lace make the meere
'lre'-M' neckwear feir a wash silk ur
net  blouse.     Here an  addeel  touch  of
black  taffeta ,,r  satin  completes  its
Net, too, is used fur such a stuck,
and has the value eef washing, which
is of im small importance in collars
that are worn every day.
In making the pique stocks which
have already been mentioned, one
should maintain as s<,ft and thin an
appearance as possible���and they
Should never be' starched. The steick
will hold in place sufficiently with
fine bones. The "mannish collar" is
kept in place by an under band of
linen wilh holes for Iwo pearl sluds,
anil one needs unly a black cravat ur
cohered crepe de Chine tie. which is
the latest for wear with madras shirts.
Must women cannot bear to relinquish Ihe handkerchief linen and wash
lace Jabot, see it is liable to remain in
favor fur sume time. These, too, can
be modish, if a good piece uf point
de   Paris  ur   Irish   lace  is  used.     An
Diamond Rings
We have rearranged our Diamond Stock, and have placed into separate trays several lines of Rings
at ���;.��-��� ially reduced prices.
$17.50 DIAMOND RINGS       $10.00
$30.00 DIAMOND RINGS    $18.00
$40.00 DIAMOND RINGS     $25.00
DIAMOND  RINGS  FROM $10.00 TO $2,500.00 EACH
Every form of Diamond Jewellery marked down to European wholesale cost. Buy your Diamonds
frcm this store and you are protected against buying gems of inferior quality. For honest values in fine
Diaincnds we stand unrivalled.    WHEN YOU THINK  PERFECT  DIAMONDS���THINK
McMILLAN, the Diamond Specialist
5-11 Hastings St. West, next to David Spencer, Ltd.
Sale Opens at 8 a.m. Daily.
tbe center with orange sherbet, and
grate orange peel over the leep. Of
course Ihis sherbet musl be kept in
the freezer until jtisi the time of
serving, and be' pui in the cake just
as it is to be taken to the table; otherwise it would be melted,
*        ek        *
I N'ut Loaf Cake I
Cream together one and one-half
cups -.u^-'ir and <,uc-h.'ilf cup butter.
Add three-quarters cup sweet milk.
two and one-half cups flour, sifted
with twe, teaspoonsful baking-powder,
and one cup nut meats dredged lightly
with tl.>nr. Lastly, add one-half teaspoonful vanilla, ami fold in the
whites (if four eggs beaten le, a stiff
froth. Decorate with ciiron leaves
simulating a wreath. and small
candles in heelilers alio decorated with
the leaves,
The Prevention of Dental Diseases
Jusl luew far decay of the teeth can
be prevented it is impossible tu say.
There is one thing, however, which
may   be  regarded  as  axiomatic���the
Minnie Palmer's American Beauties, at Pantages Theatre this week
imilaiieeii lace is hardly worth considering, l"r it launders peieerly and
has no real refinement tee justify its
KulTs "f tulle and net will be much
wum until the colder weather necessitates furs. These one uses fur a
neck finish only in lhe summer, choi 'S
ing a meere practical protection in
autumn  weather.
Decorative Cakes
(Cocoanul Cake)
Prepare cake mixture wilh one cup
butter, iwee cups sugar, one cup milk,
three cups flour, one teaspoon baking
powder, whiles of I1X ''KKs. Hake and
n,iM   lhe-   top   with   plain   while   ie in���_;.
decorating ilu- tides with   cocoa nut
Adeem   llle   leep   Willi   cilreell   Oil    lee   rep
rcseiu lave-, making berries of fondant.    While  lapers  inserted  in   the
le.p ami areeuud  Ilu- cake add  further
decorative touches
* ���   *
(Queen Cake I
Cream   together   one   ami   "ile half
cups  sugar ami   three-quarters    cup
butter. Twu ami a hall cups sifted
Sou* are next adiled by spuiensl'ul. alternately, with the well-beaten whites |
uf eight ems. l-'eeld in twu rounding|
teaspoonsful < >f baking-powder in one-
half cup uf the rleuir. Flavor with
strawberry. When baked, freest with
icing made by stirring into one cup
powdered sugar enough milk to make
a  thick cream.
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(Blossom Cake!
The ingredients are : three-quar-
tcrs cup butter, one cup milk, twu
cups sugar, four eggs, three cups
Hour, one teaspoon baking-powder,
and flavoring. Cream butter ami
sugar, and add eggs, beaten Separately; last, add the flour and baking-
powder. Ice, and when cold dec.,-
rate with blossoms put em with a
small caniel's-hair brush. Strawberry juice can be used fur the pink,
and a coloring made from parsley
for the leaves.
* *   *
(Star Cakel
To make this, take the whites of
six eggs and beat very light. Heat
in three-eighths pound of sugar; then
stir, and put in slowly one-quarter
pound of flour, a little at a time. Hake
in small fancy tins for about thirty
minutes. When cool, frost in white,
and decorate with a conventional design put on from chocolate icing with
a camel's-hair brush.
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(Orange-sherbet Cake)
Hollow   out   a   loaf   of  angel-cake,
leaving a rim about an inch deep. Fill
cleaner the mouth, other things being equal, ihe less subject   will   the
teeth lie lu decay.
Few people keep their mouths as
clean  as  I hey  should, not  because  in [
many instances they do not  cleans.!
them often enough, bul because ii is
improperly  dune.    Many  people  are
still   brushing  their   teeth   crossways
(frum  siele tu  side), and  lliink  if thei
��� enter surface's have been thus brushed
they base done their whole duty, for
getting 'hai  there are' other surfaces
..f   lhe   teeth,   "r   thai   the   gums   anil
tongue an' equally in need eel  atten
li i- this cross brushing eef the teeth
thai is responsible i"r more receded
gums than any ulher eause. The'
teeth arc nol only nol cleansed, bm
are actually injured by injudicious
The first requisite in ihe cleansing
.1   ihe  mouth  ami  teeth  is  a   small
brUSh  'ef g'l'eel  e|Uallly  .111,1  Mill" I1II-.1K S.
Unfortunately there are few such
brushes upon iln- market, mosl ol
those exposed for   sale'   being    t,>���.
large, ill .shaped, ami uf poor quality.
A ge���,d dentifrice (either a powder
ur paste)  is also necessary.
The teeth ihould be brushcil and a
dentifrice used at least  twice daily���'
night  and  morning)     1 In   Iheir   exn r
mil   surfaces   they   should  be  brushed
up and down (never across), allowing
the  brush   to  pass  as  far  em   tee  the
gums as the lips and cheeks will permit.    This allows the bristles to pass
between  thc  teeth  (as  far as  that  is ;
possible),   the   outer   surfaces   of   the
teeth  are  brushed  throughout    their,
entire length, and the gums are exercised and hardened  without  injury.
The mouth slueuld next lie opened,
and the grinding surfaces of the teeth
vigorously scrubbed, especial care be. j
ing given to those in the back part of:
thc mouth. Then, by tilting the brush,
thoroughly brush the surfaces, next
the tongue, again carrying the brush
well up and down on the gums. Next
extend the tongue from the mouth
and brush it.
After meals remove from the teeth
with   waxed   silk   or   quill     toothpick
food that may have lodged there, and
where possible wash the mouth with
warm  water,  or  use  the brush,  with
or   without   a   dentifrice,   to   remove
particles of food which may have col- j
lected.     The   passing  of  waxed   silk,
hack and 'forth, between  the  teeth at
least  once a  day  is  desirable.    Care:
should bc observed, however, not to j
injure  the  gums    by    making    them
Thc daily use of mouth washes for
the purpose of sterilizing the mouth
is unnecessary, and in most instances
of little value. The mouth cannot be
sterilized, as a matter of fact, and the
to figure out how  much time your  clerks
waste each day in walking to and
from the telephone ?
An Extension Telephone
on the counter or desk will prevent it.
Only 5 Cents Per Day
for either a "WALL" or "DESK" set.
Call up the Contract Agent
Seymour 6070
British Columbia Telephone
Company Limited
For Christmas flowers in the house, plant the
following bulbs now :
Roman Hyacinths, 35c per doz.; $2.65 per 100.
Paper White Narcissus. 25c per doz.; $1.75 per
Freesias, 10c per doz.; 75c per 100.
Brown Bros. & Co. Ltd.
Phone Sey. 988 and 5727
77 Will Solve the Home
Problem for You
A small cash payment secures immediate possession. We are
building the finest bungalows in South Vancouver : Four to
seven rooms; beamed ceilings; panelled walls; fireplace; built-
in buffet; furnace; everything complete and ready to move into
today. Payments spread over four years. You work hard for
your money; make your money work for you. Call on us for
further particulars.
Bungalow Finance & Building Co. Ltd.
Phones : Seymour 3204-5-6 Pacific Bldg. 416 Howe St.
constant use of strong antiseptic
washes of unknown composition docs
no good, and may prove a positive injury to thc sensitive mucous membrane of the mouth. There are ab-
iinrnial conditions where their use is
indicated and their value proven. As
a rule, their use should be limited to
such conditions.
Cleanliness and exercise are important measures for thc prevention
of pyorrhea alvcolaris. Tartar, wedging of food between thc teeth, inflamed and bleeding gums���these are
the things to be guarded against in
the prevention and treatment of this
It is a curable disease when taken
in  hand  before  the  bone  supporting
the teeth has been undermined, but its
prevention is easier and far more
satisfactory. Tt should bc remembered that healthy gums, well-excrciscd,
will not bleed.
Thc work of the Toronto Festival
Chorus, one of the pioneer Canadian
organizations, which Dr. Torrington
ably conducted for many years until
his recent retirement, will be continued by Dr. James Dickinson and a
newly organized Cecilian Choral Society. The society will be 150 voices
strong, and the choice of soloists
each year will be limited to Canadians. FOUR
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WHY    THE    XORTH    ARM    WILL    BE    A
VT/IJEN the great ships from all parts of the world pass
��� up thc North Arm of the Fraser River they will
discharge freight. They will come to fill up with wheat,
but they will not come duply. Their lirst duty will bc to
rid themselves of their vast stores of imported goods
gathered from all points of the globe. They will seek a
point at which to discharge their burden.
Cheap teaming has a dominating influence in the creation
of great harbors, for cheap handling of freight means
cheap teaming, and cheap teaming requires level land.
The Xorth Arm of the Fraser offers these facilities. A
commercial harbor will therefore be located along the
Xorth Arm.
Massive warehouses will spring up to take care of this
freight, which will come from all places on the globe.
These warehouses will form one of thc greatest distributing centres on the continent. Not only will they take
care of the incoming freight, but they will also ship out
the grain, and that grain will be shipped out on the North
Arm of the Fraser, where thc large interests will have to
move directly under their own eyes. Some grain may be
shipped at Port Mann or at other points, but the major
portion of it will find its way into the holds of the ships
along the North Arm of thc Fraser. The question of
cheap handling of freight will settle this point.
He need not have a vivid imagination who would contemplate thc boundless future of the North Arm of the
Fraser. Everything is in its favor for it to become one
of the world's greatest ports. Not one opportunity can be
lost, however, of presenting its claims to thc proper
authorities to have it put in navigable shape for the large
ocean-going vessels. When thc Panama Canal is opened
the Xorth Arm of the Fraser must be ready for the reception of these vessels, for the North Arm will be the
point to which hundreds of vessels will fix their compasses
in their mad race to carry thc merchandise of lhe world.
Frum the Tyne c.iuies tbe interesting news that nut
a few of ilu- steamers bow building een tlu- Northeast
Coast are designed feer the navigation of the Panama
Canal. The orders fur these vessels, says the correspondent
who sends the infotaMtion, have been placed very quietly,
ami in many cases il is not yei known for whai particular
branch eef the Pacific trade they are intended. The [act
that the vessels are designed to carry as much tonnage aa
possible on a restricted draft eef water is helel 1 ��� ��� leave- no
eleiubi as to the intention of the owners. This presumably
elucs noi mean that they must not draw much water if
they wish lee gii through thc canal. The new waterway
will have an advantage 'ever lhe Sue/ Canal in this respect,
fe,r it has been specially designed to secure the passage
"1 modern ships of deep draft. The inference is that the
trades in which these' vessels will bc engaged will not bc
associated with deep water harliors, and that fact has
been taken into account.
If thc report is correct, wc shall this year see a good
many more vessels ordered, in view of the completion of
the Panama enterprise. It may bc assumed, too, that
continental countries are also maturing their plans for
the opening up of new services with new ships. In the
United Slates it is being sought to achieve thc same cud
by a bill now before Ceeiigress, which would have curie,us
consequences. It would allow Americans to buy foreign-
built ships and register them in their own country, provided
such ships arc never used for coastwise trade���which in
the largest sense means trade between New York and
San Francisco���and are strictly confined to foreign-going
trade. It is, of course, in its foreign-going shipping that
the United States is essentially weak. If the bill passes
wc shall see for the first time on record a mercantile marine
split into two separate and permanent divisions. An
incidental feature of the measure is that all shipbuilding
material shall be admitted free of duty into the United
/""\XE of the fallacies used as an argument by the anncxa-
^*/ tionists is lhat portions of property in South Vancouver adjoining the limits of thc City of Vancouver are
assessed higher than the property across the border, so
to speak. It is possibly at these points where the contrast
is most marked, and thc question of assessment comes in
for serious consideration.
On thc face of it, it w.ould seem as if the annexationists
had, in the language of the fan, scored a home-run. But let
us stop to consider. Possibly Cedar Cottage and Main
Street, from 16th Avenue out past 25th Avenue, are the
two most notable examples of this apparently marked discrimination in assessment.
The City of Vancouver at these points touches thc out-
skirls of ils boundaries and the rale of assessment is al
ebb-tide. Business there is none, or very lil tic.
Values of residential properly at these places cannot con-
sequently be as high as closer in to the centre of the busi.
ness bub.
On the South Vancouver side wc have an active business centre at Cedar Collage, with almost an unbroken
li"' 'ei places of business on Main Street, from 16th
Avenue past 25th Avenue. Surely this business property
in S. jut li Vancouver should be of more market value than
residential property in the outskirts of the City of Vancouver, That is the reason why the assessment of prop
my iii Seeiilli Vancouver adjoining lhe City of Vancouver
i- assessed higher, and ii would be no credit t>e ihe present
standing "l South Vancouver nor an assurance of the
future if it were otherwise,
The point which lhe annexationist! try tei make is based
upem false premises. They should compare lhe assess
ment on business pr.iperly in South Vancouver wilh lhe
assessment on business properly in the City of Vancouver,
and the assessment of property on the outskirts of the
City of Vancouver with the assessment of property on
thc outskirts of South Vancouver. Such a comparison
would show that South Vancouver's assessment is low,
yes, strikingly low compared with the assessment of the
Cily of Vancouver.
17 VERY once in a while there is an outbreak of the
*���' jingoes. When the large plants which turn out thc
warships and battleships see dull times ahead, thc old
bogey of war with Germany is brought out of the closet
and paraded before the gaze of the public. Frequent
handling has worn some of the distinctive features off
the form, but in the main it remains the same.
Thc other day in Winnipeg, W. J. A. Snushall, of Birmingham, let off a little of this steam from a pent-up
system. In facl, it gushed forth in such quantities as to
envelop the entire city, and the oldest inhabitant pinched
himself to make sure that be did not find himself in
Medicine Mat. According to this authority on the rise and
fall of nations, Great Britain should immediately step
over to Germany, slap the Kaiser a naughty little twig
on his mustachio and tell him to be good. Having accomplished such, everything for all time to cumc would
bc as sweet as the fairest maid in June.
Mr. Snushall is piping down thc wrong funnel. As long
as thc commercial interests of Great Britain and Germany are as closely entwined as at the present lime, there
will be no war between these two nations, even though
the masses who occupy these countries are so bereft of
reason as to spill endless quantities of blood merely because men of the stamp of Mr. .Snushall are eager to see
a little recreation.
Had Mr. Snushall's remarks been directed towards increasing the efficiency of the wheat vessels, or shown
a solution tu the grain blockade, he might have made a
hit. As it is, his utterances were too funny to bc taken
"THE benefits to bc derived by British Columbia inciden-
" tal to the opening of the Panama Canal arc
recognized as certain by every well-informed man. British
papers and journals concede that this province will gain
immensely with the completion of the work. Only recently
the "Daily Telegraph," of London, F.ng., in discussing the
question, gave it as its opinion that while tbe opening of
the canal will give great impetus to trade with the west
coast of South America, it is expected to do equally great
things for the Western States and British .Columbia. At
present, this paper goes on to state, it is said that the cost
of the land journey right across the continent is relatively
prohibitive. Given cheap through steamship communication
by way of Panama from Europe to the Pacific ports, and
we shall, it is averred, sec big emigration traffic spring up
which will bring greatly increased prosperity to the
Pacific slope. Then, again, it is pretty evident that not a
little of the freight traffic which now goes eastward to
tbe sea will find its natural port of shipment on the
Pacific. Altogether the Panama waterway foreshadows
so many possible changes that steamship managers may
well be excused if they are anxious as to the new plans
it will necessitate.
/~\NCE upon a time a Father built unto himself a home
^S In many resects it was a thing of beauty, and pulsated with life and vigor. Here and there the expansive
walks, with their myriad of bypaths, bespoke, industry and
application. But one day the Father awoke to the fact
that his own energies and resources must be supplemented
if the home of which he bad dreamed was to be fully
realized, and be began to cast about him for the needed
Adjoining his property was thc home of one of his lusty
Si ens. This Son displayed many of lhe talents upon which
his Father bad built up his success. He, too, was building
unto himself a home. True, his home was of more humble
pretensions, but he had made bis start just as his Father
had made a start at one time. The Son, too, had beautiful grounds, though they were more or less in the rough.
Hut like his Father he possessed determination ami enthusiasm, and recognized Opportunity. Unlike his Father
he had many more millions to spend.
One day lhe Father and Son met on lhe dividing line to
compare notes. The Father saw in the vista his Son's
he erne which, too, would be a thing of beauty, pulsating with
life and vigor, vicing with his own tall structure. Also
eliel li.' see a bulky reell eel uinise'd credit slips. The Father,
Wo, recognized Opportunity. Keen to gain his point the
Father broached ihe1 subject closest tu bis heart.
"Why nol wipe out this boundary line between our
properties and throw your holdings into mine?" asked the
Father, "My home is not complete, and I need thc money.
Your home is merely in lhe early stages : you don't know
much abeiut building, and you should feel honored to allow me to spend thc money which you have accumulated
by thrift and industry. Let your own building stand.
Never mind if it does crumble and weeds overrun the
walks. Some day I may beautify your walks, but you
will have to take your chances.
What was the Sou's answer?
There arc few institutions more worthy of public support than thc Annual New Westminster Exhibition, which
is being held this week. As an exhibit of the agricultural
possibilities of British Columbia it takes front rank. During its many vicissitudes its officers have stayed with it
with admirable determination, and now it is a credit, not
only to the city, but to the province.
* *    *
In Vancouver the field for the mayoralty race is lining
up. Already about live or six have announced their intention of facing the starter. Mystery still surrounds the
probable candidates for the Recveship in South Vancouver.
��e    *   *
General Ian Hamilton recommends compulsory military
training for the youth of England. It will ppssibly bc
some time before the public in general will bc able to see
eye to eye with the fire-eating General.
* ��    *
When only one person can be mustered to support annexation at an annexation meeting it looks as if it were
about time to read the last rites over such a question.
Sir   Richard  Cartwright
("Toronto Gle.be")
The passing of Sir Richard Cart-
wrighl from lhe arena in which be
.mure el   SO   long   and   Me   preeminently
was too gradual to shock ilu- wan
muniiv as a tragedy. From the stand,
pe.iiu e.f ih,. superficial observer oi
current political movements his half
century uf continuous and strenuous
Parliamentary weirk may appear te)
have been a failure; lo those who look
more deeply into the operation of the
forces Ileal mould lhe destinies uf
nations,   his   career   will   be   seen   to
have been a splendid success. Endowed
wilh exceptional physical powers and
a peerless Intellectual equipment, he
never spared cither of them in tbe
service'   e,f   his   country,  and   yet   he
survived the generation uf Canadian
statesmen lee which he properly belonged, leaving behind him only Sir
Charles Tupper, a former foeman
worthy of his steel.
Sir Richard was a born political
lighter who surpassed all others of
his time in the ability to forge thc
weapons with which he fought and
to prepare the ammunition which be
discharged. He was an original Investigator of sociological, economic,
ind financial phenomena, an industrious collector of facts and a master
f sweeping induction in bis rhetorical use of them. His public life was
me long labor of research, broken
,nly by practical applications of his
discoveries tu the social and institutional betterment of thc Conditions
under which his fellow-citizens had to
spend their lives. His financial budget speeches wcre models of careful compilation and luminous exposition, couched always in the classical
form into which be cast his thoughts
wilh a skill and effectiveness rarely
equalled  and  never  surpassed.
As a Parliamentary debater and a
platform speaker, Sir Richard was in
a class by himself. He was one of the
few Parliamentarians whose style is
the same on the floor of the House
as it is on thc campaign hustings. He
treated his popular audiences just as
he did his fellow-members of the
House of Commons. He earnestly
sought to convince in each case, and
in each be paid his audience the high
compliment of assuming that his
hearers were as earnest in seeking the
truth as he was single-hearted in proclaiming it. He never stooped in his
oratory to any lower ideal, and
though he was a master of invective,
he never yielded to thc temptation
to be vulgar. He had a singularly wide
and thorough acquaintance with English literature, and few public speakers
could bear comparison with him in
command of apt quotations for illustrative purposes. His sentences were
both short and crisp, were rarely involved, and wcre always faultless in
diction. There has never been in
Canadian public life a more effective
public speaker, apart altogether from
bis complete mastery of any subject
that happened to be the theme of
his  discourse.
As a party politician Sir Richard
Cartwright's career was quite unparalleled in this country, and the one
most similar to it in great Britain was
that of Mr. Gladstone. He was of
United Empire Loyalist decent of the
third generation, and when he entered
Parliament at twenty-seven he was
to all appearance fully imbued with
the political opinions of the class
into which he was born. But he was
too independent in his disposition to
live by inherited dogmas. He soon displayed a rare aptitude for financial
criticism, and session by session bis
attitude became more and more that
eif a candid friend of the Conservative Ministry of the day. Young as
he was he secured easily and held
tenaciously the ear of the House, and
he became quite as much feared by
his associates as he was respected
by his opponents.
From 1863 to 1867 he was limited in
his political horizon by the confines
of the Canada made up of the present
Ontario and Quebec; from 1867 to
1872 he had lo solve for himself a
novel set of political and financial
problems. The drift from his early
associates became more pronounced
as years passed, and in 1873 the
"Pacific Scandal" became the occasion for an open abandonment of
Conservatism and a frankly-avowed
acceptance of a place in thc Liberal
ranks. From that lime to the end of
his life bc never wavered in the course
he had chosen to adopt) and there is
no reason to believe lhat he ever felt
a pang of regret at the change.
The listing time of his career was
the lung term of Opposition from
1878 to 1896. More than any other
one man, except Sir Wilfrid Lauricr,
he bore the brunt of lhe titanic and
depressing struggle which began in
his forty-third and ended in his sixty-
first year. When Ilis party resumed
office he passed from thc Commons
to the Senate, and from the Department of Finance to that of Trade and
Commerce. His strenuous work bad
been done, but his heart continued to
beat young, and ever and anon rang
forth a message to the public of the
sort with which he had become
intimately associated in the minds of
two generations. To the end he remained the earnest searcher aftcn
truth, and his trumpet never made any
uncertain  sound  in  its  proclamation
Clergymen Should be Careful
("Montreal Witness")
It is vain as well as mischievous for
clergymen to denounce a Scientific
opinion, however radical, as destructive of faith. Time after time conceptions that have been held in tbe
name of faith have been shattered,
and those who regarded them as essential have lost what sort of faith
they bad.
Need Some of English Spirit
("Winnipeg Tribune")
What wc need most in Canada is
more self-reliance of the good old
British type. The Englishman, criticize him as we may, is an example to
Canada, and until we follow his example self-reliance and higher development will make comparatively slow
The People's Trust Co.
(South Hill Tost Office, South Vancouver, B.C.)
We conduct a regular Banking Business.   4 per cent, paid on all
Encourage the children to save their pennies in one of our
Savings Banks.   One Dollar starts them on the way to wealth.
Monev Orders Issued and Cashed
Drafts       Collections
Checks on the Corporation of South Vancouver cashed.
Business hours : 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(the hours that suit the working-man).
Fraser Street Business Lots a specialty.   We have best listings.
Snaps in Building Lots. Lot on 46th Ave., and one on 49th Ave.,
first block west of Fraser St.; cleared; $850.
Lot on 56th Ave., first block west of Fraser St., $650.
Several high, dry cleared Lots, close to Fraser St. and Victoria
Drive, $550. $50 cash, and $10 a month.
4, 5, 6, and 7-room Modern Houses, close to the carline, from
$2,000 up, on cash payment of $150 and up.   Monthly payments.
Modern Houses to rent, $15 to $25.
Let us insure your buildings in the strongest Board Companies. We can also insure your Life, your Automobile, Plate
Glass, etc.   All kinds of Indemnity Insurance.
Get one of our Accident, Health, and Sickness Policies, and
draw a revenue while yor are In any way incapacitated.
If you want an Indemnity or Surety Bond, see us.
Bring your Conveyancing to us.
We will make your Will
Estates Managed Money Loaned Rents Collected
South Vancouver Builders' Supply Company
Dealers in Sand, Gravel, Fibre, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Vitrified
Pipe, Tile, Fire-clay, Lath, and Brick of all kinds.
Offices :  51st Avenue and Fraser Street.   Phone : Fraser 36.
Main and 29th Avenue.   Phone :   Fairmont 1940.
Fraser Street and North Arm of Fraser River.   Phone : Fraser 84.
Coal orders taken at all offices and delivered to all parts of South
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Phone 2988
Limited        Ft. of Columbia Ave.
Phones :   Seymour  7056-7818 Offices :   606-607   Bank  ol  Ottawa  Bielg.
C. Gardiner - Johnson & Company
Johnson's Wharf
Phone : Sey. 914 -
For  those
who desire artistic and
sanitary walls.
Alabastine gains in popularity every year, whil
kalsoniine ami wall paper become more and more
"hack numbers." Alabastine tints arc far more
dainty, stylish anil restful to the eye. Besides,
disease perms or insect pests cannot exist on an
Alabastine wall, therefore Alabastine is more sanitary as well as more artistic.
The following it an Official Record of the Minutes of the South Vancouver
Municipal Bodies held during the Month of September, 1912
Call and let us show you
tint cardi. Give us the
opportunity of proving to
you the superior merits
of this "gypsum  rock
c e m e nt,"
known   ai
We will sell you a 5 lb.
package of Alabastine for
50c.   Anyway you should
ask   us   for   a copy  of
"Homes,  Healthful  and
Beautiful," which contains
pointers  o n
It's free.
G. E. McBride & Co.
Corner Sixteenth Avenue and Main Street
Phone : Fairmont 899
Corner 49th Ave. and Fraser Street
Eburne Saw Mills  Limited
Manufacturers and Dealers In all kinds of
Shingles, Lath, Sash, Doors, Turnings
and House Finishings
Bliss & Brandt
Mining, Real Estate, Timber
Phone: Fairmont 218
4215 Main Street, City Heights, South Vancouver, B.C.
Our Newspaper���
Were it not for the 35,000 consumers in
South Vancouver, Vancouver would bc
W'i make no effort to reach other than thc
homing element in South I'ancouvcr, Hur-
naby. Lulu Island and New Westminster.
Our readers arc people ".oho buy thc necessaries of life, and pay spot cash. Such
people are the salt of the earth.
Greater  Vancouver  Publishers
4601 Main Street
Phone : Fair. 1874
Report of Meeting of th* South V��n-
couver Licence Commissioners held
in Municipal Hall, South Vancouver,
on Wednesday, September 9, 1912,
at 8 p.m.
(Commissioner McArthur absent)
South Vancouver, B.C.
���September 9, 1912
Re Application of Jas. Chapman for
Bottle Licence
1. Third���Thomai: Thai the application e,f James Chapman he laid over
until thc nexl meeting of the Licensing Board Carried.
Certified correct,
jas. b. springford;
Report of Special    Meeting    of   the
South Vancouver Municipal Council.
Year 1912
(Councillor   Robinson  absent)
South Vancouver, B. C.
September 17,  1912.
Re Rebate
1."Elliott���Campbell : That Amend
ment   Ilylaw   No.   1   te,  the   1912   Rate
Bylaw   be  reconsidered,  and     finally
passed and  the seal  of the Corporation be attached thereto.     Carried.
Certified   correct,
C. M. C.
Report   of   Special   Meeting   of   the
South Vancouver Municipal Council.
Year 1912
(Councillor Campbell absent)
South Vancouver, B. C.
September 13, 1912
Re South Part Block 1, D. L. 326A
1. Robinson���Klliott : That the
plan of subdivision of South part
of Block 1, D. L. 326a, bc approved
anil  signed. Carried.
Re Rebate
2. Robinson���Third : That Bylaw-
No. 1 to the 1912 Rate Bylaw bc read
a first and second time.       Carried.
3. Robinson���Third : That the
rules be suspended, and that the
Amendment Bylaw No. 1 to the 1912
Rate Bylaw be read a third time.
Re Hall & Bowyer's Account (River
4. Elliott���Robinson : That Hall
& Bowyer be paid final amount due
on River Road contract (Wales Road
to Park Road). Amount of payment
$2494.66. Carried.
Re J. Henrick's Claim
5. Robinson���Elliott : That the
claim of John Henricks, amounting to
$57.00 on account of injuries sustained
during the lime he was employed by
the   Municipality,  be  paid.
Re Municipal Solicitor
6. Robinson���Thomas : That the
report of Committee re Municipal
Solicitor be approved. Carried.
Re Tax Sales
7. Robinson���Elliott : That the
full Council interview the Provincial
Government re tax sales on September
18, in conjunction with other Municipalities  interested. Carried.
Certified correct
C. M. C.
Report of Seventeenth General Meeting of the South Vancouver Municipal Council.
Year 1912
(All Present)
South Vancouver, B.C.
September 20, 1912
1. Elliott���Third : Thai the minutes of the General Meeting held
September 5, and of Special Meetings
held September 13 and September 17
be taken as read. Carried.
Re Plans and Subdivisions
2. Klliott���Robinson : That plan
of proposed subdivision of Lois 15,
16, 17, and 18 in Block 13 of sub-
division of Blocks 7, 9, and 11, D. L.
352, South Vancouver, be approved
and  signed. Carried.
3. Robinson���Klliott : That the
subdivision plan of Block 160, D. L.
37, be referred back to the Engineer
lo have lane allowance marked in distinct figures showing actual width,
also road allowance on Tyne Street.
4. Elliott���Robinson : That plan
of proposed subdivision of Blocks 1
and 2, west half of D. L. 703, South
Vancouver, be approved and signed,
provided 'hat Earles Street is 66 feet
in width, and plan amended to show
same. Carried.
5. Robinson���Elliott : That thc
subdivision plan of northwest quarter
of northeast quarter of D. L. 333 bc
approved subject to all lanes showing a width of at least 20 feet.
6. Elliott���Campbell : That proposed resubdivision of Lots 22 to 25
inclusive in south half of Block 1, D.
L. 394, South Vancouver, be approved
and  signed. Carried.
Re Police Committee's Report
7. Thomas���Third : That the report of the Police Committee of
September 17 bc read and considered.
8. Thomas���Campbell : That the
report of the Police Committee of
September 17 bc adopted.      Carried.
September 17, 1912
1. Re Rig for Conveyance of
Dogs : Recommended that the
matter of the purchase of a rig for
the conveyance of dogs be referred
to Chairman and Chief of Police.
2. Re Dead Body Found in Old
School House : Recommended that
dead body found in Old School
House e,n Fraser Street, and now
lying al Green & Merkley's Undertaking  Parlors, be interred.
3. Re Halters for use in Pound :
Recommended thai four hallers be
purchased for use ill Municipal
Re Health Committee's Report
9. Robinson���Elliott : That the
report of the Health Committee of
September 17  bc read and considered,
10. Robinson���Klliott : That the
repent of the Health Committee of
September  17   be adopted.
September  17, 1912
1. Re Ditches on Miller Road :
Recommended thai this matter be
referred to Councillor of Ward
and Engineer to give instructions
for these ditches to bc cleaned oul.
2. Re Nuisance Alvis Road : D.
L. 352 : Recommended that this
matter bc referred to Councillor
of Ward and Engineer,
3. Re Lane between Welwyn
Street and Bella Vista north of
20th Avenue : Recommended that
matter bc referred to Councillor
Elliott for investigation.
4. Re   Dumping   Ground���Ward
III : Recommended that this mat
ler bc referred to Councillor ol
Ward and Health Inspector.
Re Board of Works Report
11. Third���Campbell : That the
report of the Board of Works of
September 17  bc read and considered.
12. Third���Campbell : That Unreport of the Board of Works of
September 17 be adopted.
September  17,   1912
1. Re      Three-plank      Walks :
Recommended that three-plank
walks be laid on the following
sections of streets, and thc cosl
charged to the amount provided
in  Bylaw  No. 4 :
Ward II : Commercial Si., both sides,
from 45th Ave. to 47th Ave., 500ft., probabli
cosl  $100.00.
Warel II : 52ud. Ave., same side as al
ready done, from Victoria Drive to Nanaimo
St., 45llft���  probable cost $90.00.
Ward IV : 34th Ave., north side, from
Main St. to Fraser St., 2582ft., probabli
cost $516.40.
Ward V : Fleming St., east siele, from
51st Ave. to 56th Ave., 1811ft., probable cosl
Ward V : Ontario St., west side, from
River Rd., to 60tn Ave., 18U7ft., probabli
:ost $379.40.
Warel V : 65th Ave., south siele, from
Ontario St. to Manitoba St., 761ft., prob
ible cost $152.20.
Ward II : 37th Ave, north siele, from
Commercial St. to 150ft. west of llrticc St.,
1230ft., probable cost  $246.00.
Ward II : 42nd Ave., south siele, from
Victoria Drive to Commercial St., 650ft.,
probable cost  $130.00.
Ward II : 41st Ave., south siele, from
Victoria Drive to Commercial St., 650ft.,
.irobable cost  $130.00.
Ward V : 55th Ave., north siele, from
Victoria Drive to Commercial St., 650ft.,
|ireliable cost   $130.00.
Ward II : Iteatrice St.," west side, from
.'2nd Ave. to 260ft. south, 260ft., probabli
cost $52.00.
Ward II : Victoria Drive, cast siele, from
27th Ave. to Westminster Rd. (one crossing),
540ft., probable cost $114.00.
Ward II : 38th Ave., north side, from
Victoria Drive to Nanaimo St., 1825ft., prob
ibli- cost  $365.00.
Warel I : Kuclid Ave., from Karles St. to
Slocan St.,  1400ft., probable cost $280.00.
Warel I : First roael :louth of 49th Ave.,
leirtb siele, from Kinreiss St. to 1 block west.
500ft., probable cost  $1110.00.
Warel I : Wales St., cast siele, from 561b
Ave. to 58th Ave., 400it., probable cosl $811,011.
Warel I : 58th Ave., from Wales Si. to
Vivian St., 405ft., probable cost  $81.00.
Ward I : First roael north of Wellington,
eoutli siele, from Mcllarely St. lo 150ft. west,
150ft.,  probable cost  $.111,00.
Wanl 1 : 45th Ave. north side, from
Joyce Rel. lo Grant St., 1220 ft., probable cost
Warel I : 'rainier Rd,, from Joyce Rel. lo
Mcllarely   Si.,  760ft.,  probable  cost   $152.00.
Ware! II : Dumfries Si., east siele, feenn
Westminster   K,l.   to   1 joft.   south,   i.ioft.,
piobable  ceist   $26,011.
Ward 11 : 36th Ave., north side, from
Commercial Si. to 170ft. west, 170lt., prob-
���M( cost   $34.00.
Warel II : I.akcvicw Drive, north side,
from Carelcu Drive to Copley Drive, 250ft.,
.erobablc  cost   $50.00.
Warel 1 : Moscrop St., north side, from
Joyce Rd. to Park Ave., 800ft., probable cost
Ward IV : Road in D. L. 390, west side,
from 25th Ave. to 831ft. south (one crossing),
831ft, probable cost $172.00.
Ward IV : Sophia St., both sides, from
200ft north of 30th Ave. to end of road
south (three crossings), 400ft., probable cost
Ward IV : Culloilcn St. cast side, from
29th Ave. to 34th Ave. (two crossings),
1527ft.,   probable   cost   $317.00.
Ward I ; Karles Rd., west siele, from
Westminster Rd. to 42nd Ave., 1700ft., probable cost $340.00.
Ward I : Joyce Rd., east siele, from
School Rd. to 46th Ave., 1225ft., probaolc cosl
Warel II : 47th Ave., south side, from
Victoria Drive to 932ft. cast, 932ft., probable
cost $186.40.    Making a total of $5362.60.
2. Re Clearing and Rough Grading Streets : Recommended that the
following streets and lanes be
cleared and rough graded, and the
cost charged to the amount provided for street improvements in
Bylaw No. 7 :
Ward I : 55th Ave. (33ft. , from Kinross St. to 1 block east, probable cost $350.00.
Ward I : Road between blocks 112-113
and 128129 (J3ft.), from Wellington to 462ft.
south,  probable cost  $250.00.
Ward I : Road through ltlock 113, D. I..
36-51,   132ft.,   probable  cost   $125.00.
Ward I : Rd. between lilocks 129 and
112, D. L. 36-51. from Manor St. to 132ft.
west,   probable   cost   $125.00.
Ward I : First lane west of Joyce Rd.,
from Tanner Rel. to 1 block north, probable
cost  $70.00.
Ward I : King St., south boulevard, from
Manor Rd. to Rupert St., probable cost $175.
Ward I : Roael east side Block 37, I). L.
.17 (33ft.), from Westminster Rd. to School
Rel.,   probable   cost   175.00.
Wir.l I : Vivian St. I.l.lll), from 4lllli
Ave. lie 43rd Ave., ami 38th Ave. to Wesl
minster Rel., probable cost  $350.1111.
Wanl 1 : Janes Rel. I.l.lll I, from t'arlr
ton   St.   In   Rupert   St..   probable   COM   $384.III).
Wanl II : 42nd Ave. (Mit), fr.,111 Vie
te.eia Drive te, Commercial St., probable cist
Wanl IV : l.ane between King I'eiwarel
anil 26ttl Ave., Ire,in wntaiiei Si. lee UridgC
St..   probable  cost   $873.0(1.
3. Re   55th   Avenue���Ward   V :
Recommended that 55th Avenue
be graded from Eraser Street to
Prince Albert Street, and a ditch
cut for the distance of 800 feel,
for the purpose of disposing of sur.
face water.  Estimated cost $1,761.
4. Re 37th Avenue���Ward II :
Recommended that 37th Avenue be
ditched from a point 297 feet east
of Argyle Streel to Victoria Drive
at an estimated coil of $546.00, and
thai soft places in roadway be
planked at an  estimated    cost    e.f
5. Re   43rd   Avenue���Ward   II :
Recommended that 43rd Avenue
be ditched from Victoria Drive to
Gladstone Street at an estimated
cost of $185.00.
6. Re 38th Avenue���Ward II :
Recommended that 38th Avenue be
graded from Commercial Street to
Argyle Street. Estimated ceisl
7. Re Bowman Road���Ward I :
Recommended that Bowman Road
be graded and ditched from Westminster Road to Vanness Avenue.
Estimated cost $1,000.
8. Re Knight Road���Ward V :
Recommended that Knight Road be
graded and ditched from 51st
Avenue to 56th Avenue. Estimated
cost $900.00.
9. Re Box Drain, George Street
���Ward IV : Recommended that
a 2x3ft. box drain be laid on the
east side of George Street, from
25th Avenue to 26th Avenue, and
that a 12x1 Jin. box drain bc laid
across George Street, just north
of 26th Avenue, and the cost
charged to the amount provided
for street improvements in By-law
No. 7.   Estimated cost $445.00.
10. Re 21st Avenue Rocking���
Ward IV : Recommended that
21st Avenue be rocked from Main
Street to Ontario Street, and thc
cost charged to the amount provided for street improvements in
Bylaw No. 7.
11. Re 27th Avenue Rocking���
Ward IV : Recommended that
27th Avenue be rocked from Eraser Street to Windsor Street, and
the cost charged to the amount
provided for street improvements
in Bylaw No. 7.
12. Re Lanark Street���Ward II :
Recommended that Lanark Street
bc graded from 21st Avenue to 22ud
Avenue, and the cost charged to
the amount provided for street improvements in Bvlaw No. 7. Estimated cost $450.00.
13 Re Fraser Street���Ward V :
Recommended that a macadam
roadway 15 feet wide be constructed on Eraser Sireet from River
Road to 59th Avenue. Estimated
cost $4,000.
14. Re Box Drain between 26th
and 27th Avenues���Ward IV : Recommended that a box drain 12x-
12in. be constructed in the lane between 26th and 27th Avenues, and
running from Quebec Street to
Main St.  Estimated cost $250.00.
15. Re Box Drain in first lane
east of Main St.���Ward IV : Recommended that a box drain 12x
12in. be constructed for a distance
of 5(X) lineal feet in the lirst lane
east of Main Streel, north of 28lb
Avenue.    Estimated cost $250.00.
16. Re Installation of Rock
Crusher���Cedar Cottage : Recommended that this mailer be left in
the hands of Councillor of Ward
and  Engineer, with power to act.
17. Re Mr. Baird taking earth
from lane east of Fraser : Recom
mended that lhe above matter In-
referred lei Councillor of Ward ami
Engineer to deal with.
18. Re Petitions and Communications : Recommended that tbe
following Petitions and Communi
cations bc referred lo Engineer and
Councillor of Ward concerned, to
deal with.
Petition from owners and residents on 34th Ave.
Communication from Thomas
Communication from R. Forgie
Communication from J. Crossley.
Communication from Ered.
Re Fire, Water and Light Committee's
13. Campbell���Third : That the report of the Fire, Water, and Light
Committee of September 17 bc read
and   considered. Carried.
14. Campbell���Third : That the report of the Fire, Waler, and Light
Committee of September 17 be adopt
ed. Carried.
September 17, 1912
1. Re Arc Lights on Ferris Rd. :
Recommended that communication
from Mr. Webb, Ferris Road, re
arc lights on that road from Fraser
Street to Victoria Drive, bc referred to Councillor Thomas, Ward
111, to recommend necessary
Re  Finance  Committee's  Report
15. Elliott���Campbell : That tin-
report of tbe Finance Committee eef
September 20 be read and considered.
16. Elliott���Campbell : That the
report of the Finance Committee of
September 20 bc adopted.     Carried
I (Continued on Page 7)
South Vancouver
Cor. Rose and Bodwell Rd.
Res. Phone. Fraser 116
Greene & Merkley
Mortuary and Service Chapel
305 Pender St. W.
Day or Night Phone : Sey. 340
Toronto  Furniture
Furnish   Houses   at   Very   Moderate
Call and See
M. H. COWAN, Proprietor
Phone :    Fairmont 1660
For Coal and Wood Phone Fair. 404
Order    Office :    3418    Commercial
Street,  Cedar  Cottage
(Adjoining  car  terminus)
Terms Cash
Melrose Nursing Home
Special attention given to Maternity
cases.   Terms moderate.
Mrs. Edgerton
825 25th Ave.  East���Phone : Fair. 987
Twenty-eighth  Ave.   and   Main   Street
Misses   Hall   and   Westley,   Graduated   Nurses
Terms Moderate
Phone :  Fairmont 2165
South Vancouver Dairy
4005 Fraser Street
Ernest Shaw, D.C.
(Doctor of Chiropratic)
250   22nd    Avenue    East,    close    to
Main Street
Hours : 1.30 till 6.    Consultation free
Chiropractic succeeds where medicine fails. For all complaints, whether
acute or chronic, Chiropractic is just
thc thing.
Wood water-tanks, wire wound wood pipe
anil continuous stave pipe made in all liKI,
Municipal Construction Co. Ltd., 3ly Petldet
Street,  Vancouver,  11.  C.
Professor Grpavenor, ol Amherst
College, president e,f ihe national ns
lociatl if Phi Mela Kappa, tells tlie
following   story :
"I bad just attended the installs
linn uf a new chapter nf eitir socitt)
;il a small college in the Middle Wesl
and was npun my way back Ell81 when
an amusing incident occurred,   li wai
about   e,ne   ,I'olnck   in   lhe     morning
when   (inr   train   came   In   a   Stop   in
some small place,    Tbe silence seem
ed almost  uncanny,  in  marked  rem
trast  with   tbe  noise  of  the  train  in
motion.    We  bad been  still  fur  per
haps a minute when one of the pas
aengers began to snore, at lirst mild
ly,    then     becoming    stronger    ami
stronger, until at last  the  whole  cai
fairly shook with the vibrations, Sleep
was impossible, and after a few inn
mentS 1 peered front between my cur
tains  to   try  at  least   lo   find   when
the guilty one was located.    I did nol
have  the  slightest  trouble  in   finding
who was responsible feer our discom
fort,   for   every  one   in   the   Pullman
had  his bead out. glaring at  a berth
toward the other end of the car, the
cUrtains  of  which  were  drawn   fast
together.    A   small  German    in    the
upper berth across freim mine seemed
even more angry than thc others. His
looks were now  pleading    and    now
threatening.     Finally  the  snoring be
came irregular.   A guttural sound was
followed    by    a    whistle,    and    Ihen
sounds   resembling   faulty     plumbing
did  not   add   to   the  small   German's
comfort.   At last came several titanic
rumbles, short wheezes, a gasp, a long
groan,   and   then   all   was     still.       I
breathed a sigh of relief and was just
pulling   the   curtains   baek   in   place.
when   the   small   German   exclaimed.
���Tank Got, he vas ded!'"
Communications of news items
for insertion in "The Chinook"
will bc welcomed, and readers are
asked to mail or telephone (Fairmont 1874) items to this office.
Persona! items and notices of
meetings and gatherings will be
particularly welcomed. SIX
Authorized  Capital      $2,000,01X1
Subscribed Capital        1,169,00(1
Paid-up   Capital             K40,lKm
Special attention given to savings accounts.
Interest paid at tin- highest current rates.
Your account very cordially solicited
L. W. Shatfoid, Oneial Manager W.  K. Jardine, Ami   Oneial Manatee
Corner  Bodwell  Road  and Ontario Street
Lumber, Shingles, Sash and Doors, etc.
Stove Wood���14 inch Lengths
$3.25 per Load; 3 Loads for $9.00
Phone : Fraser No. 41
Mail Address, Box 22, City Heights
Phone : Seymour 8425-8426
Western Plate Glass &
Importing   Co.   Limited
Registered Office:
318 Water Street, Vancouver, B. C.
Thorne   Metal   Store   Front   Bars,   Bevelling  and
Silvering, Store Fronfs Glazed
900  Dominion   Trust   Building,   Vancouver,   B. C.
Telephones :     Office 8497.    Works 6203.      Works  9328.    Works  9179
The cold weather is coming and yon will
recprire sume
Stoves and  Heaters
to Keep your home warm.   We have heaters
$2.00 up
They are of the host quality, and we will put
them ii]> for you.
Don't forget out line of RANGES.    We
have a few Pioneers left.
Fraser and Ferris Roads T. Pox, Prop.
Phone : Fraser 87
The Permanent Paving Material-
A pavement which will provide for all conditions
of traffic and climate must be constructed on a common-sense basis.
Concrete is recognized as the only material suitable
for permanent work, and is used as the foundation for
all modern pavements.
The discovery of a satisfactory concrete wearing
surface has been made in Granitoid after years of experimenting and study. In our Patented Granitoid
Pavement we have a concrete base and a concrete
wearing surface that will meet all the requirements
of automobile and vehicular traffic, and a pavement
that will become more durable with age. An investment in Granitoid pays the highest returns in durability
and satisfactory service.
Watch Westminster Road from Main Street to
Prince Edward, also Davie Street, Second Avenue,
and Columbia Street, in Vancouver.
British Columbia Granitoid & Contracting
"lleew were the young men at the
j lea side,   Elsie-r"
"Tlie- tamest Lunch y.,u jver saw.
Ileeiirsi, this is the first year I haven't
U-t somebody teach im to swim!"
* ��   ���
The itory is told of a young l;uly
fr.,111 tin- I-'.;im who, teeing a tig tree
f.er the lirst linn-, exclaimed :   "Why.
I  always  thought  fig    leaves    were
| larger than that!"
*       *        *
"('In.lly received a letter ihis morn
ing frum Chuly- Maud,   lh- consumed an liuiir in reading it."
"Was the letter very long?"
"Sol very long.    IK- spent most eel
the time- looking fur Page twu."
* *   ���
Amu Dorothy : How many commandments are then-. Johnny?
Jeeimiiy (glibly) :   Ten.
Aunt Dorothy : And now mppose
you were tee break one of them?
Johnny (tentatively) i  Then there'd
be nine.
* *    *
"Of course yuu believe in the efficacy of prayer," remarked the fash
ie enable clergyman.
"N'ut entirely," replied the Senior
warden, who was a man of affairs.
"If all   prayers   were  answered,  must
people would quit work."
��   ��   *
"And  yuu  like  chicken,  Sam?"
"Cee!    Ah certainly dues, buss."
"And yuu net  em once in a while*"
"Oh, sure, buss.    Ah get 'em."
"How do yuu get 'em, Sam?"
"Well, buss, yuu know dat ol' sayin',
Love will  find de way.' "
* *    *
He : I can't decide whether to go
in for painting ur poetry.
She : Well, if I might advise you,
He : You've seen some of my pictures, then?
She : No, but I've heard some of
your poems.
* *    ��
The small daughter of a practising
physician, who evidently has an eye to
business, told her mother, in no uncertain terms, that she must call at
once on their new neighbor.
"And why must I call her?" asked
the mother, amused at the child's posi-
"Well, in the first place," explained
the little lady, "they've got three of
the scrawniest kids, and the mother
herself doesn't look very strong
concern hai displayed '" peat ilium |
in.il.il letters. "( ipe-n All Night."
-\'e \i ie, it wai a reitauranl bearing
wiih equal prominence the legend:
We-   never   Close-."
Third in order wa- a Chinese hum
dry in a little, low framed, tumble
down   hovel,   and   upon   tin-   front   oi
this building  wa-  the- ilgn, in great,
scran ling lettera :
"Me  wakee, too."
��� *   *
Tin- ear had marly sliil ove-r the-
"Heavens!" erieel Slithers. "I
!h"iiHlit veil saiel this ear wouldn't
"See I did," said the demonstrator.
"Will, what did you call thai*" de
manded Slithers.
"Oli, that!" said ilu- demonstrator.
"Why, that wasn't the ear; il was the
road���the- road is very slippery this
��� *    ���
A man who had received a jury
notice pleaded deafness as his excuse
for not attending.
"I really am deaf," he said I" the
clerk who was enrolling the names.
"Prove it."  saiel  lhe clerk.
The man hesitated, then his face
brightened as an organ commenced lee
play in  the street outside.
"Can you hear that organ?" he said.
"Yes," replied the clerk.
"Well, I can't," replied lhe man triumphantly.
* ek        *
Daniel and Harvey, two old, expert
fishermen, were "still" fishing feir
trout in deep water, silting with their
backs together, when Daniel accidentally fell nut of the boat and went
down, Harvey looked back and missed his companion, who at that moment
appeared on lhe surface, pipe still in
his mouth, shaking his whiskers profusely.
Harvey���"Gosh, Dan! I jest missed
ye!    Where ye been?"
Dan���"Oh, I jes' went down fur
ter see if me bait was all right."
* *    *
A negro woman in Savannah was
preparing tn get married. Feir four
weeks before the ceremony she saved
up her wages, and Immediately after
thc wedding she hunted up her mistress and asked her to take charge
of the  fund.
"I'll take it, of course," said the
puzzled lady, "but, Mandy, won't you
be needing your money to spend on
your honeymoon?"
fori man and tin-
plant *"
relations    with
A   union   butcher   workman
-ning   a   packing     firm     to     r
damages   for   injuries   sustained   in   a
Kansas City establishment. A colored
laborer  in   the  plant   was  called as  a
"Did you w.erk wilh Jemes, the
"Yassah "
"Dee   yeell   klleeW    tile
either  officers of the
"Yassah "
"\\ hat    are    j our
iln m?" continued   Ihe attorney
"Now, ye.' look a Inn-, Ine--." Mid
iln- witness, "l'se skeared. That's
a why I looV - io white. Them (oiks
ain't lie. relatti 'ii- of mine- "
��� *     I
William hail ju-i returned from col ���
lege,    resplendent    in    loud-checked
tee,user-, -ilk  he.-ur}, a  fancy waisl
e oat,  a  in ektie  that  spoki   for  itself.
Ile   entered   the   library,   where    his.
father   was  reading,    'lhe  obi  gentleman looked up and surveyed his se,n. i
The  heiiger  he  hee.kcd   the    re  dis
gUSted   he became.    "Son,"  he  finally
blurted  out,  "you  look  like a  silly |
fe,ol!"    Eater the old major who lived,
next  door   came   in   and   greeted   the j
boy heartily, "William," he said, witli |
undisguised admiration, "you !��� ><,k ex
actly like your father did twenty five
years ago,  when  he  came  back  from
"Yes.-," said William, with a smile.
"So  father  was Just  telling ine."
* *     *
A small negro boy stoeed by lhe side
eef the reiad near a river, standing on
one foot, holding his head on one
side and pOunding the top of it with
his hand.
"What's the matter?" inquired thc
"Watah   in   mail  cah,"  grinned  the
"Well, well, I declare!" said thc
traveling man. "Tu think I'd forgotten! I've done the self-same thing
many a time when I've been in swim
ming and got water in  my ears."
"1 ain't been er swimmin'," the boy
"How'd you get water in your ear,
then ?"
"Ah been eatin' waterniilliem," was
the reply.
��    *    ��
The reports coming in eel" brace" of
grouse killed remind us that there
arc terms of venery which a good
sportsman will still observe in his
speech. Thus he finds a "pack" or a
"covey" of partridges, but a "nid" "f
pheasants, a "bevy" of quail, a "wisp"
or a "walk" of snipe, and a "fall" of
woodcock, Having found them, he
"springs" the gpeii-e- and the phea-
ants,   but   "flushes"     the    woodcock,
N'ear  Main  Street.    Southern    view
I.eit on Fraser slope. $50 cash; balance
4 years.    The best.
D. W. Grimmett
3324 Main Street, Hillcrett
The Best Advice
on Lumber Costs
the Least Money
ami when we say t.e prospectivi
homebuildera that "now's the time
l'e build," we are offering you
really seiiuul advice. No matter
what you have heard about cheaper
lumber, take it from us thai you're
on the safe siele if you build right
now.     In  the  face  e,{ all   this  talk
we believe yeeu'll agree that lumber has a fixed value, and that by
delaying the building of yeeur new-
home you will gain ne .thing but in-
W:c believe we can dbnvklce you
that the above is good advice���
McGibbon Hodgson
Lumber Company
Phone :  Fair.  1659
Pationi7f ihp
Province Renovatory
South  Vane Oliver',  Pioneer
Dry-Clf-aniny and D/e-ing WoiLa
Work and Prices Right
4136 Main St.        Cor. of 25th Avenue
THE USE OF WATER for lawns, gardens,
streets and sidewalk sprinkling is stiictly prohibited. Any persons violating this rule will
subject themselves to having the water turned
off and leave themselves liable to be charged
with wilfully wasting the water supplied.
Waterworks Superintendent
Health   Department
for the collection of gmbage can now hr purchased from the health inspector, Municipal
Hall, corner Fraser Street and Forty third
V venue, as  provided  by  the bylaw.
Hox  1224,  South Vancouver.
At   the   Panama  Theatre
While a certain dog was pursuing
a gazelle, the gazelle said Unto him,
"Thotl ait met able le, ealch tne," and
the dog said, "Why not?" Thc gazelle said to him, "Because I run fur
my life, but thou for thy matter."
��� ���   *
Judge : Pat, I wouldn't think you
Would hit a little man like that.
l'at : .Suppose he called you an
Irish  slid)?
"Hut  I'm not an  Irishman."
"Suppose ho called yuu a Dutch
"Hut I'm not a Dutchman."
"Well,   suppose  he  called  yuu   the
kind of a slob that you arc?"
��� *   *
A lady who must certainly have
been related to the late Mrs. Partington recently returned from a seventy-
day tour of Europe.
To her friends she said with enthusiasm that of all the wonderful
things that she had seen and heard,
she believed the thing she enjoyed
most of all  was  hearing the  French
pheasants sing the mayonnaise.
* *   ��
Parmer Carrot���"So you've been t'
th' city, Si���your fust time thar?"
Farmer   Beetroot���"Yep."
Farmer Carrot���"Wa-all, how was
it?    What impressed ye most?"
Farmer Beetroot���"You know how-
it sounds in th' barn when a thrash-
in' machine's goin' licketty split?"
Farmer Carrott���"Yep."
Farmer Beetroot���"Waal, th' hull
city's jes' like that."
* *   *
An attorney, in Dean Swift's company, gave himself great liberties of
conversation with him.
At length this impudent limb of the
law asked the dean : "Supposing,
doctor, that the parsons and Ihe devil
she mid litigate a cause, which party
do you think would gain it?"
"The devil, no doubt," replied thc
dean, "as he would have all the lawyers on his side."
��   *    *
In a section of Washington where
there arc a number of hotels and
cheap   restaurants,   one   enterprising
"Miss May," saiel the bride, "does
yuu think l'se goin' to trust myse'f
wid   a   strange    nigger    anil   all    dat
money em mc?"
When Lord 11  died a person
met an old man  who was 'mc ��� >���  Ins
most  intimate  friends,     lie-  was pale,
confused,  awe-stricken.    Every   one
was   trying   lee   ceeii^oKe   him,   but   in
"His loss," he exclaimed, "does nut
affect me so much as Ilis horrible ingratitude. Would you believe il ? He
died without leaving me anything in
his will���I, who have dined with him
at his own house three times a week
for thirty years!"
"This section is almost mountain
ous," remarked  the pedestrian  to his
companion  as   they   trudged  along  a
country road one summer's day carrying heavy grips.
"Yes, it's a bit hilly," said the farmer a few minutes later as he drove
his guest from the station in the big
"Nice, rolling country this," observed the autemiobilist to his chauffeur as they whizzed by in a big touring car.
"Gee, what a flat, uninteresting region," thought the aviator, looking
down as he sailed over it in his majestic biplane.
*    *    *
A tall, austere man, who was evidently a stranger in those parts entered a church in a small town in Victoria. He took a scat in thc rear of
thc church, and listened, apparently
interested, for a short while. After
that he began to show nervousness.
Leaning over to an old gentleman on
his right, evidently an old member of
the congregation, he whispered :
"How long has he been preaching?"
"Thirty-five years. I think," responded thc old man. "Hut 1 don't knuw-
"I'll stay, then." decided the
stranger. "He must be nearlv finished."
snipe ami partridges. Further, he will
tell yuu that grouse are "challenged,"
ami pheasants "chuckered," thai pari
ridges   "jug."   >|llails     "pipe,"    w 1
e-ue-ks arc "fallers," ami snipe arc "at
walk"   S'.   the     bishop     was     strict
ly correct wine spoke ol "some who
jug themselves, like partridges, intei
small ft.\eys."
*   *   *
The   young  elucleer   was   ill  a  lli^e-l'll
sulalc frame of mind as he sat in his
tiny office, which also did duly as a
country drug si..re. "Gee!" In- sighed.
"Two weeks without a single patient!
This i^ a distressingly healthy com
munity, and i.Id Doc Swan gets what
lew patients tln-re are!    T wish ���"
!li> thoughts were cul short, however, by lhe violent ringing of the
telephone. In answer to his "Hello!"
he heard, freun the other end of the
"Hello, de.clot-! This is Brown. My
wife's dyeing  "
Without waiting to hear more, thc
doeteer hastily hung up the receiver.
grabbed his medicine case, and hurried in the direction from whence bad
come thc call.
Arriving sonic fifteen minutes later,
he was astonished to find both Brown
and his wife at the gate lo meet him.
"Awfully sorry you wouldn't wait to
hear me through," said the former.
"You see, my wife was dyeing some
old clothing and wanted to get two
more packages of dye."
A cop's range of language is spacious,
A ball player's blue and pugnacious;
A  conductor can  cuss,
A  stage driver is wuss,
But  as  fe>r a  sailor���good gracious!
*    *    *
That talk is cheap she used to think.
But now she sees it puts a kink
In one's bankroll:
For she, poor send!
Once met a friend and stopped In gab
While riding in a taxicab.     ���Judge
To Whom it May Concern :
TAKI-: NOTICE, that licences are now
elue by all hawkers, peelelle-r-,, express and
draymen, doing buiinetl in  South   Vancouver
Any hawker, peddler, express aeiel drayman
found doing buatnesi ol ibii natu e within
:},������ Municipality wlthou! .i South v*anco'*ver
Licence will lee protccuted as provielcd by
the Trades  Licence  Bylaw.
Chid oi  Police.
Dateel July  31,  1913.
The Government Auditing Commissioner of
lhe above-named Municipality will have his
office open from 10 to 11 iu thc lorcnoon of
each day (except elays on which the Public
Inquiry is being held) for thc purpose of
passing accounts; anil any Ratepayer or
Owner may be present anil may make any
objection to such accounts as are before the
C. M. C.
Those New Verbal Wrinkles
Yc novelists, both great anil small.
Ye poets, too, who yearn  lo write.
Remember this,  when  comes  the  call
A  glowing  passage  to  indite���
Remember  this,  however  rushed
By characters who roan: in herds.
Don't ever say your heroine "blushed,"
But   she   "went   crimson"     at     his
Ye fiction-grinders, one and all.
Ye poets, too, who sling a pen.
Come, hearken to this friendly call.
And lend your ears yet once again:
When you arc  rounding  up  a  tale���
For   heaven   knows   you    all     will
Don't say "she paled," "hirned pale."
"grew pale."
But that the lady fair "went white."
Willis Leonard Clanahan, in "Life," SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1912
Real Estate Agents
W hen you're out to speculate,
|-|   ouses, Lots, and Real Estate,
It?   eep   your   weather   eye   on
"*   KENT:
��   ase   expense,  STOP   paying
ft   ow's the time to choose your
T  rade with us��� our terms are
JL our Poultry Ranches, too���
C urely they look good to you!
Q pportunity is knocking,
|M  ot to heed is simply shocking.
Phone: Collingwood 18.        P.O.Box 2, Collingwood
Branch Office : River Road and Ash Street, Eburne
Nice 4-room house with furnace, plumbing, electric light,
leaded light windows and painted. Complete $2150, $100 cash,
balance $25 a month.
If you arc looking for acreage wc have some of the
choicest. 5-acre lots in Langley,
close to car, on easy terms. It
will pay you to enquire about
A limited number of lots, $500
each, on our Bridge Street property. Will pay you to drop into
our River Road office and buy
one of these.
J. D. Fraser & Co.
We carry Special Lines of the finest
We also carry Hay and all kinds of Feed
Phone our store (Collingwood 25), or call.    Our delivery
service is prompt.
No. 1 Road and Grant (Close to Park)
$100 below any other property in this vicinity. Small cash
payment. These lots are cleared, and some have been
resold at nearly double the price originally bought at.
Westminster Road
Double corner on Westminster Road, near Park Avenue.
Cleared. Splendid Business Site. Away below market
The widening and paving of Westminster Road are now
an assured fact, and prices will soon be on the jump. Get
in and buy now.
J. B. Todrick & Co.
Phone :  Collingwood 13R
The Horse That Ran Away
Powe's  Furnishing Store
On account of limited space, we are sacrificing our present
lines of boots, shoes, hats, and caps
To make room for a large line of new goods soon to arrive.
At Baltimore the- car filled rapidly.
Inquiry of the tn-.ui who accepted tlie
other ball of my seal dei i loped the
< fact that a rae ing meet had just come
to an end, and that the majority e,f
travellers were running over tee New
Yeerk   for a day or two  before  geeing
j South.
A^ the train pulled e.ut of thc sta-
j tie,n, a man ��iii,in i characterized as
a phlegmatic German came down the
aisle, slopping a moment t'e shake-
I bands silently wilh my seat mate. I
stuilu-el him with idle curieisity until
he had passed into the next car, and
then turned to uiy companion.
"Vent kneiw Ivim?" 1 asked careless-
"Rather!" he sniileei. "That's Peter
j SchlosS, the bookmaker, who runs
' the 'big sl'ire' in  the betting ring."
Now, I knew just enough about the
I liorsc-raeing game to understand that
big store meant the betting stand or
| booth that handled wagers rather
larger than the average bookmaker
cared to accept. My idea of a book
was one that was run on a percentage
basis, with thc various odds so adjusted that a proportionate amount
bet on each horse in a race left the
bookmaker ahead, no matter which
ween. As lhe stranger who shared
my seat seemed both good-natured
and intelligent, I explained my conception of the business, and asked
how a man of the caliber of Schloss
could make money.
"Your theory of bookmaking is
correct," he admitted, "except that
ordinarily it is impossible to get
enough bets on other than three or
four horses iu each race to make it
work out in actual practice. The big
bookmaker nowadays is merely a big
bettor. Schloss there ia as good an
example as 1 kne.w. I race ., small
stable oi horses, but tbii is ihe lirst
track a' whieh 1 have- seen him work.
li you're interested, I'll be- glad te,
tell yeeu something about his methods,
whieh  are  naturally  pretty fresh in
my tuiiiel."
I suggested adjourning to the smok.
ing compartment. Once there-, with
our cigars burning evenly, my new
friend began his story in this way :
I bad beard so many yarns about
Peter Schloss that when I found he
was be.eekiug at this meet I toe.k the
lirst opportunity of plaining myself
in fri'iit of him, just after he hail put
up his prices on one of the races. As
I stood there, watching lhe small fry
piking their twos and lives, somebody
pushed me aside.
"Gimme fifty straight on Scarlet
Sky." demanded a bette.r, holding out
a fistful of live-dollar bills.
Peter reached feerth nonchalantly
for the money, counted it with flicks
of his pudgy thumb, and droned to his
sheet writer : "Five hundred to fifty
on Scarlet Sky to win."
The bettor hesitated, apparently
waiting for Peter to rub the price. It
was a substantial wager at a big
price, and any other bookmaker in the
ring would have shortened the odds
after accepting it. The man reached
into the depths of his pockets and
' brought  forth  more  greenbacks,
"Twenty more on the Sky boss?'
ho s.ii,l tentatively, making it a question rather than a command this
Peter   nodded   silently.     Tlie   bills
went into the cash box. and the memorandum was made on the sheet. Then
(Continued  on   Page  eS)
South Vancouver Council
(Continued from Page 5,1
Heaters for the Winter
The cool long nights arc nearly here.   Wc have a complete line
of heaters.
The shooting season is on.    You don't need to go to the City to buy
your ammunition.   Sec us.
CD       rCADMCV     Formerly Manitoba
���    D.     rtMr\l>IEY Hardware Co.
We have a reputation for supplying Sashes and Doors of the
finest   quality and at the shortest notice, at Prices that are right.
We have experienced men who can supply any need in the line
of Sashes and Doors.
It will be worth your while to get our prices before placing your
order.    It will cost you nothing, and will save you money.
Collingwood Sash and Door Factory
Clements & Tufnail
Dealers in Sashes, Doors, Frames, Sheet Glass, etc.
Collingwood West Station
(September  20,   1912)
1. Re Loans out of Sinking
Fund : Recommended that the
following persons bc granted loans
out of the Sinking Fund as per their
applications submitted to the Committee, the Clerk to submit a reso- j
lutiieii covering the property affected at this afternoon's Council !
C   Saint    $2,300
I.   It.   Saint      1,200
J.  Saint       5,S0ii
Kobt.   M.   Reilison      6,000
l.alanile &  Clougli      5,001]
Kobt. iVisbet   5,000
2 Re School Trustees' Convention at Kamloops : Recommended
that Magistrate McArthur be
granted leave of absence to attend
the Board of School Trustees' Convention, to be held at Kamloops em
the 24th. 25th and 26th inst., he te,
make arrangements for a substitute-
during his absence.
3. Re Accident to Rev. A. M,
Sanford's Son : Recommended
tliat the Clerk- be instructed to |
write Mr. Sanford informing Him
that the Council cannot accept any
responsibility in connection with
the accident to his son.
4. Re C. Miller's Salary : Recom
mended  that  Clarence   Miller  (office boy) be granted an increase of
$5.00   per   month,   effective     from
September 16.
5. Re Police Overcoats : Recom
mended that account of R. Flack
($44.00) for police overcoats be
6. Re Pay Rolls and Accounts :
Recommended that the following
pay rolls and accounts be paid :
Crusher  I    $1836.90
Crusher   .'     1063.W
liiiiiki-pe        210.511
Garbage        150.00
portion of Block 13. D. L. 322; that
Lalande and dough be granted a
loan of $5,000 on the security of the
easterly half of D. L. 652; and that
Robert Xisbct be granted a loan of
$5,000 on the security of portion of
Blocks G. and S, westerly part of F
and T in the southerly portion of D.
L. 327, the above loans to be granted
out of the sinking fund: and that the
Municipal Solicitor be authorized to
have thc necessary papers drawn up,
executed and registered, subject to
thc title being satisfactory.   Carried.
Re Mr. Clark's Subdivision
19. Robinson ��� Thomas : That
Councillor Elliott's expenses to the
Provincial Government re subdivision
plan belonging to Mr. Clark, amount
$30.00,  be paid. Carried.
Re Tax Sales
20. Robinson���Elliott : That the
expenses of the Council's visit to Victoria (as per statement rendered) re
tax sales, be paid. Carried.
Re Roadway from D. L. 52 to Slocan
21. Robinson���Elliott : That the
matter of a roadway from the western
boundary of D. L. 52 to Slocan Street
be left with the Councillor for the
Ward and Engineer tee report at next
Board of Works meeting.    Carried.
22. Elliott��� Robinson: That the
undermentioned property be changed
from wild laud rate to improved rate:
Repair Gang Wanl l.
Repair Gang Wanl .t.
Repair Gang Warel 4
 $    30.1.50
Steam   Wagons        149
rlre   Dept    ....
-    S    424.45
Water Worki fCC.l ..$1352.45
Water World I....Y.1 . J757.60
$ 4110.05
Wanl I     S">
Ward II      4853.45
Wanl   III       4387.70
W.ee I   IV         JJU3.30
Ward V      3524.90
S.il.-iiie-s   (Staff)     $415.1.65
General    ACCOUntS      2542.04
Board   of  We.rks  Accounts.... 5551.86
Water Works Accounts     3367.98
Clarke & Stuart Ltd    $   171.9.1
("..   E.   Mcliriile Sr  Co  24/..15
B, II. Heaps & Co   749.50
U. C 1-:. Ely. Co   17.65
$ 1185.43
7. Re Mr. Welton's Overtime Account : Recommended that account of Mr. W. S. Welton ($10.10)
for overtime bc paid.
8. Re Government Auditor's Account : Recommended that account
of M. J. Crehan, amounting to
$656.25, be paid.
Re  Loans  from  Sinking   Fund
17. Elliott ��� Robinson : That
Charles Saint he granted a loan of
$2,300 at 6 per cent per annum for a
term of three years on the security
of Block 4, Parcel B. Subdivision 328;
also that J. B, Saint be granted a loan
of $1,200 as above on the security of
Block 8, Parcel B, Subdivision 328;
and that J Saint be granted a loan of
$5,500 as above on the security of
Block 2. Parcel B. Subdivision 328,
and the easterly third of Block 6,
Parcel B, Subdivision 328; the above
loans to be granted out of the sinking fund; and that thc Municipal
Solicitor bc authorized to have the
necessary papers drawn up. executed
and registered, subject to title being
satisfactory.                             Carried.
18. Elliott���Robinson : That R.
M. Keibson be granted a loan of $6,000
at 6 per cent, per annum for a term
of  three  years  on   the     security    of
Sub Iii
v. 11 lock.
II.    I..
1 and 2
\ i
3    '
W .  ofE!
.; 7"-
r 44
31168 7
! 9 j:
i II   -
1   o
Il i
$7907-8   31-32
1 24 ' 10 111-113
I ? 5 ? _���        2" 4
Re Municipal Solicitor
23. Elliott���Robinson : Thai we
How ballot for the pi isition of Solit ir n
tor the Municipality of South Van
c.euver. Carried,
24. Elliott���Robinson :    That after
having   ballotled   for   the   position   of
Municipal Solicitor we hereby appoint
II. Colin Clarke as Municipal Solicitor, salary at the rate of $3,500 per
year, his duties to commence on October 1; and that the Solicitor bc instructed to draft Bylaw governing his
duties. Carried.
Re   Roadway   North   Side   of   Interurban Track
25. Robinson���Campbell : That
the Engineer and Councillor for
Ward II take steps to open roadway
on north side of Interurban tracks
and immediately adjoining same to
make same passable for vehicular
traffic   from   Commercial   Street     to
j northern boundary of South Vancou-
! ver. Carried.
Re  Mr.  Clark's  Subdivision
26. Robinson���Elliott : That the
Engineer's out-of-pocket expenses to
Victoria re subdivision plan of Mr.
Clark's be paid, amount $15.00.
Re  Municipal  Football  Cup
27. Campbell���Third : That providing the Kerrisdale and Eburne football teams join the South Vancouver
Football League this Council have no
Objection to their competing for the
Municipal  Cup. Carried.
Re Joint  Sewerage  Scheme
28. Robinson���Campbell : That account for South Vancouver proportion
of estimated expenses in connection
with Joint Sewerage Scheme be laid
over until next meeting of Joint Sewerage Committee, and Councillors
Elliott and Third report re same.
Certified correct.
C. M. C.
It contains the choicest  Residential  and  Business
Property on the Peninsula
Is the heart of this thriving Municipality. We have
been established here since l'X)?, and invite correspondence regarding investments. W'e can place
money on first mortgage at 8 per cent., and transact
all financial business.
Reference! :    Royal   Bank  of  Canada. Vancouver,  P..  C.
Bank of Vancouver, Collingwood, B. C.
Financial and Estate Agents
317 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.
Fire, Insurance and Loans
Collingwood East, B. C.
We have the latest machinery for thc manufacture of doors and
sashes.   Wc make them any size and any style to suit purchaser.
Our aim is to please every patron, and our work is of the best.
We are prepared to do work at the shortest notice. Let us give you
an estimate.    Our prices are right.
Carleton Sash and Door Factory
(Opposite Carleton School on Westminster Road)
J. Shaw
E. Chell
Shaw and Chell
All Kinds of Building Material
Dealers in Lumber, Brick, Sand, Lime, Gravel, Taeoma Plaster,
Satin Spar, Etc.
Large Lots at Central Park, close to School and Station.    Lot
70x165.    Price $670; one-fifth cash, balance over three years.
The cheapest buys in this district for Houses, Lots, and Acreage.
Come in ..nd see our list.
A Housewife's Home in
South Vancouver at
Right Prices and Terms
Built 1<\ the owner for himsel)  on  ii-ft. lot
(comer, lovely view oj Gulf, etc., extra well
built. 1 j i years old. well arranged. Basement :
Laundry tubs with hot and cold water, toilet, bins,
concrete floor and foundation and furnace.
First floor : Hall, living room and dining-
room hove Flemish finished woodwork. All
rooms in the home nicely papered. Dining room
has nice fireplace. Convenient pantry with built-
in tin sugar and flour bins; also cold air meat safe.
Nice kitchen with back stairs. Upper floor has
3 nice-sited bedrooms, separate toilet, white finished bathroom with first-class fittings. Two balconies front and rear. Art-clcctric fittings
throughout thc house. Attic floored and electrically lighted. Alcove balcony used as sleeping
porch. This home is "worth looking up. The
owner and builder spared no expense to make it
homelike, even putting in leaded windows, etc.
The   Price  is  $4,600
A mortgage of $2000 will reduce the payment to
$2,600, and on this I can give you terms. May
take some trade.
Phone:   Seymour 1825
Room 3���434 Richards Street Home Phone: Fair. 109 L EIGHT
Electric Irons
Make Housework Easy
To prove this statement we will
send any of our lighting customers
��*��� yfotfiovnti ,ron on
Ten Days' Free Trial
Points in favor of the ^k^fo^,,/- 'RON���1 Hot at
the point. 2 Cool at the ^imP��ZS^' handle. 3 Has
stand in connection with iron. 4 Is covered by ironclad
guarantee by manufacturers.
Carrall &      y^/^/^% /"�� /* Phone:
Hastings     f flLf^J^y^ *f-   . Seymour
Streets Lfd\A9X4X&nC 5000
The Horse That Ran Away
i Continued from Page 7)
Gladstone Hotel
First Class Wines,
Liquors and Cigars
H. G. BROWN, Proprietor
Hughes Bros'   Big Liquor Store
Phone : Seymour 330
We carry everything in the Liquor Line
No order too small, and none too large for this popular Liquor Store
Free Delivery to all parts South Vancouver
leaving our Store every Friday morning at 9 a.m.
tin- bookmaker looked d<Jwn from his
step toward tne bettor.
' Any  more, son?"
The supporter of Scarlet Sky shoeik
hit head. Schloss readied for his
chamois rag, erased the price���and deliberately put .1 twelve where the ten
hael been beforel
Ne. it wasn't bravado���and nobody
ever accused Peter of being foolish.
He had make up his own mind that
Scarlet Sky couldn't win. Incidental
ly, I may remark thai she didn't
Peter simply had an absolute con
vietioti about the matter, and no
amount of betting een the horse ceiuld
make him waver. If there had been
support enough for the mare, indeed,
I lie would have stood there taking in
| money  on  her  till the    barrier    was
sprung.   He was willing to bet any-
'��� body and everybody that his decision
j was more accurate lhan theirs; that's
why I say that the big bookmaker of
today is only a big bettor.
1 can see that you arc going to object that sooner or later somebody is
' going to frame up a job that will rock
Peter to his foundations. Possibly
a bettor will catch him off guard, but
I I doubt it any one will ever equal the
trick lhat was sprung in thc last race
today. It was mighty near a masterpiece.
There is a certain owner who rejoices in the name of Buddy; they
call him "Bud" for short. He has a
stable of fair nags, which run about
as erratically as the stewards will allow without ruling him off the turf.
One of them, Luck, has developed
into a real racer, and has shown his
form so convincingly that when Hud
put him in with a Held of selling
platers four days ago, the best the
books would lay against him was
When the odds lirst went up, as a
matter of fact, most of the books
wouldn't chalk any price at all. Peter
thought it over, and, having a pretty
fair itlca of Bud's character, decided
he wouldn"t try to win that day, but
weeuld stall for a price the next time
out. That's why he offered one-two
on what looked like a moral certainty.
It was a big field, and there was a
lot of roughing it at the barrier. I
was standing near Peter's book, waiting for the bell, when one of his outside men rushed in with the information that Luck had unseated his
jockey and run away to the stable,
clearing thc low rail at the other side
of the track as neatly as if he had
been schooled over it.
Peter calmly rubbed his price, and
wrote in its place "Ran away." Most
of his less conscientious brethren
boosted the odds to ten-one or so,
knowing the horse didn't have a
chance after having all the run taken
out of him, and hoping to catch a
few dollars from the unsophisticated.
While some stableboy was walking
the horse back from the stable, Buddy
himself  strolled into the    ring,    and
presently  drifted around  tie  the  big
store. lie siptinteil sharply at the
"No price, eh?" he laughed nastily.
"No chance to win now,' saitl Peter,
I explaining as gently as tei a child.
"No price, eh?" he laughed nastily.
"Well, I don't know.    What'll yeeu lay
"Make your  Own  bet   at   your  own
price," snapped   Peter, and eurleil  hll
j lip ;--.  Buddy turned away,    lie had
called the bluff.
I.ink   finished   lasl.  beaten   off, jusl
a- everybody expected In- would,    I
] had a  horse entered in  the last  race
i that day, and went over to my stable
J to see if everything was ready. Buddy's was next tei mine, and 1 was
: surprised to see I.tiek already in his
i stall, looking as trim and clean as if
j he hadn't been out at all.    But   I  was
a whole l"i rttore surprised live minutes later, te, see him again, still Recked with mud, anil cooling off after the
heat. I say again, but I don't mean
il. I knew that once I had seen
Luck and tin- either time a horse that
looked exactly like him, but wasn't
really  Luck.
I suppose I should have told senile
eeffici.il. Rut it didn't strike me as
being any of my business, and even
if Bud was trying to linn a trick with
a "ringer," I assumed the plan was
being hatched for some other track.
Only three days of racing remained
this meet, and pretty much everybody
had a line on Luck. It is customary,
you know, lo race a bad horse till it is
obvious he cannot win, and then tei
switch in the ringer which looks like
him and can win, getting the price
against him that is based upon the
past performances of his twin.
Well, by today I had forgotten all
about it. Luck was entered in the
last race. Most of the bookies, remembering the temper of the horse
at his last start, chalked up even
money or better. But Peter, whom
you will begin to understand is uncannily shrewd, figured this was the
day for Bud to cut loose, and kept
well below the market all through the
betting. At post time he hadn't taken
a  dollar on  the horse.
History repeated itself. Luck gave
a sudden lunge at the barrier, the
jock spilled off into the soft mud, and
the racer put up his tail and tore
around the track at top speed. I
watched curiously as he came opposite his stable on the back stretch
of the track, expecting him to hurdle
the light rail. But he didn't. He
stopped dead, as if confused, and
began to whinny. Immediately a
stableboy ran out, grabbed the bridle,
Dominion Creosoted
Wood Blocks
Wood Block Pavements in Chicago
A simple record of the steady increase in the tals, where Wood Block Pavements are almost
use of Wood Block Pavements in Chicago is universal wherever there is heavy traffic.
a strong and typical testimony to thc merits .       , ,. .       ,,,     . ,,.
of this type of paving. ln iM,,l,t,on- ^ potl I,lock Pavement is the
only pavement which outlasts granite Mock.
The following table shows the area of wood [t j., i��� fact, tjw only pavement which is both
blocks laid in the years mentioned : durable and quiet.    It is slippery on fewer
���903          188 square yards days of thc year than any other smooth and
190-+          7,288     " quiet pavement, and truck drivers go out of
1^06        13.250     " their way to use wood block streets for the
1908        8.\870     " sake of thc easy traction.   The laying of wood
1910       103,177     " block always brings to a street an increased
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Peter pointed an accusing finger at
the owner. The crowd about the book,
sensing something thc dramatic sit-
ualieen, hushed suddenly. Schloss spoke
with  unnecessary  emphasis :
"The horse can't win, Mr. Buddy. It
is a -tire thing he can't But if you are
fool enough to bet after I have told
you that, you can have whal you want
at your own price. What is it?"
Bud literally plunged toward the
bookmaker, As be sprang forward, he
rippeel the great re,11 of yellow backed
bills front his pocket*.
"I'll lake five hundred dollars' worth i
al  t if ly  lo 'eiie, all  to win.  Now, let's j
see who's bluffing!"
Peter   leeeek   1 he   money,   counted   it;
wilh  flicks of his  pudgy  thumb, and
droned t" his sheet writer : "Twenty-
five  thousand tee five    hundred    on
After that, of course, the crowd that
knew Buddy and his dirty tactics
surged in toward the book. But Peter
broke all precedent by refusing to accept another dollar on the he,rse at
any price, contenting himself with saying, over and over again: "You're
trying to buck against a sure thing,
boys; I won't take your money."
A jostling, elbowing, money-mad
mob does not offer the ideal conditions for quick thinking. It was a
minute or more before I understood
it all. Then I literally tore and
fought my way to Peler, who knew mc
by sight, and got his ear.
"Get off that bet!" I whispered
shrilly. "It's a framed-up job. Buddy
got a ringer that looks like Luck.
He's the horse that went to the post
and ran away. They'll lead himself
back to the barrier, fresh and ready
to win���he's probably there now.
"So?" Peter's heavy face seemed
peculiarly  stolid and  Stupid.
"Of course it's see!" I fairly cried.
"Buddy's tricking you out of a small
fortune,    lie "
Outside, I heard the sharp swish
of thc webbing as Ihe barrier released the eager field. From the crowd
there rolled in to us the mad bellow
"They're off!" At one end of the
belting shed an electric bell clanged
its verification of the start.
'1 here was the usual wild rush from
the ring to a vantage point outside,
where the race itself might be watched. T was caught in its tide and
swept away from the bookmaker. At
the very exit I fought myself free of
the human swirl and looked back at
Peter Schloss. He was smiling
By thc time I had my glasses on
the horses, they were swinging
around the first turn. Luck was
sixth  or seventh, apparently  running
Alf  T. Layne, with the Lawrence Stock Company at the Avenue Theatre
and began leading the horse toward
ti little gale thai led lee the stalls.
lly my side, somebody let loose i
throaty curse, li was Buddy, with his
brow all wrinkled Into moving furrows and his eyes as small and nasty
as they could be. Then, all at once,
his faee smoothed into the masklike
appearance  I  knew so well.
i looked across the Infield. Despite
the shouts and commands of the starters and others, the fool boy from
thc stable had led the horse out of
sight. Within thirty seconds, however, he came back with him, rubbing the brute's nose and menacing
him with a whip, which wasn't at all
necessary, for the horse was remarkably tractable for one that had just
figured in a runaway. I turned to
go into thc betting ring, and found
that I was following hard on the
heels of Buddy, who headed straight
for the big store.
Peter himself wasn't there, nut he
came in presently. 1 saw him before
Luck's owner did, and I saw him
smile for the first time since I had
known him. Buddy was the target
of that smile, and if he had seen it
I am sure he would have shivered as
uneasily as I did. There was no
mirth in it whatever; just malice and
hate.    .
Peter rubbed the price before Luck's
name. I waited for him to write
"Ran away," but for perhaps ten
seconds he held thc bit of chalk motionless in his fingers. Then he drew,
on the blank space of the slate, a
large interrogation point.
Somebody held up a five-dollar bill
to Peter.
"What'll you lay against Luck
now?"  he  asked.
Peter shook his head. "Nothing
doine." he said Quietly.
Buddy snorted audibly. "If you're
too honest to bet with somebody you
think isn't wise to the horse's running
away," he sneered, "how about me?"
easily behind lhe- lighter-weighted
sprinters that wen- speeding off iu
(r<nit. Al lhe Inrn into the baek
stretch, the positions were Unchanged,
but I could see- the kid on Luck urging the horse just the least lil tie bit;
he was not making his run this early,
mind you, but he seemed anxious tee
close the gap a trifle. Now, I had
seen the horse run before, anil 1 confidently expected him to quicken Ilis
pace  without   effort.
lie didn't. If anything, indeed, he
lost ground. Halfwit" down the baek
stretch the jockey sat down to ride
in earnest, warned by a horse that
came up on the rail to Luck's saddle
skirts, and another on the emtside
that gained his very throatlatch. But
it was no use. Already he was driving heavily, those ahead and by his
side were galloping easily. Something
was wrong. 1 knew it before I heard
the throaty curse of Buddy, a few-
steps away, and saw for thc second
time the brow that wrinkled into moving furrows and the eyes that had
gone small and nasty.
When they swung out of tbe back
stretch, it was clear to the veriest
novice lhat Luck was done. The kid
on him was driving desperately, urg-(
ing with voice and knee as well as
with whip and spur. But the bouse
did not respond; he was slowly falling back, utterly and overwhelmingly
I watched the balance of the race
with dull interest. When Luck chucked it, a good three furlongs from the
wire, thc contest went tame and dull
for me. At the end, when the horse
trailed in, next to last, staggering
drunkcnly, anil as nearly all in as I
ever saw a thoroughbred. I found myself unconsciously sympathizing with
tbe fools who wcre decrying the
jockey for unnecessarily driving a
poor beast that had run away before
thc start. The public didn't know, of
course, that it was a ringer, and not
Luck himself, that had galloped riderless about the track. As for myself
���well, I began to doubt if I knew as
much about it as  I had suppose,'..
While they were paying oft. I
hunted up Peter Schhiss. His eye*
twinkled when he saw me���which,
after all, is the way a man expresses
the must sincere amusement���am! he
drew me aside to explain.
It seems that one of Peter's dockers hael witnessed the schooling of
the ringer just before daybreak two
days previously. It was very simple.
At the barrier a quick jab of the lour
maele the heerse leap suddenly. The
"educated" jeeckey  slipped off  to  the
ground.   The ringe-r raced around the
track lo the baek stretch, where one
of the stableboys called to him, holding eeut a pan of steaming mash feed,
anil the- heerse leaped nimbly over the
low rail to get it. On the day of the
race, of course, a quick substitution
was to be made behind the sheltering
walls of ihe  stables, and the  fresh
Lurk led  to  thc barrier.
As I have said, Peter didn't take a
dollar on Luck before lhe field lined
up at the barrier. Then he went out
to watch for thc trick he expected.
Peter, of course, is a mighty good
judge of horses, else he wouldn't be
much of a success as a bookmaker or
a betI,>r. Well, he saw something
that surprised him mightily���and let
mc tell you he is too phlegmatic tee be;
easily stirred.
A crook like Buddy generally loses
in lhe long run because of treachery
within his own stable. I suppose the
explanation is that he is just naturally
too dishonest to treat even his associates on the level. We haven't
learned the details vet, but we can
guess pretty accurately. Some vengeful stable hand had deliberately
switched horses on him. Luck it was
who went to the barrier first, and
Luck it was who ran away. 1 he
ringer, who, in this case, was valuable because bc looked like Luck, and
not because he had any real running
ability, was lhe horse who finally
started in the race.
Peter Schloss knew it was Luck,
moreover, and not lhe ringer, that
ran away. Ile was shrewd enough to
notice, also, that Buddy was too oock-
sure of his plan, and perhaps too immersed in liquor, by way of a premature celebration, to detect the
switching of thc horses. And that's
why he told Bud he was willing to
accept a bet from him only after hit
had explained that the owner was
bucking a sure thing.
The ethics of the affair? Well. 1
shouldn't care to argue much as
Peter's champion; but just ask yourself this Question : Didn't Buddy get
exactly what he deserved?���The
"People's Magazine".
��� i^i	
Amateur Archery
The cross-bow was once thc most
popular weapon in England. History
slates that cross-bows were in vogue
at the battle of Hastings, and it is
said that the death of Harold was
caused by a wound from a cross-bow-
arrow. Our own red men used bows
and arrows as a means of defense, and
to secure game until the introduction
of gunpowder by whites made them
desert the more primitive weapon.
As a military art archery has declined from a high estate, until it has
reached the level of a more pleasant
accomplishment. As such, it is not
lo be despised, for success in it calls
for strong, well-trained muscles and
clear and accurate eyes.
A hoys' or girls' archery club need
not have the equipments of professional bowmen. A couple of homemade bows, a dozen arrows, and a
target are all the essential trappings.
The bows can be cut, in desired
length, of the wood of the yew-tree,
the acacia, or, lacking these, the common barberry-bush offers excellent
canes. It can be peeled and bent, a
small notch cut em opposite sides hai-'
an inch from the ends, and a strong
cord fastened at these notches, hold-
ing  the bow at any preferred curve-.
i have made many such a bow. and
it was just as useful as the handsomer
articles, horn-tipped and varnished
iheetigh they were. A bow live fei I
long will carry a good arrow sixty
feel  eer more.
Ash makes a line arrow, hut mosl
any light wood is ustiahle. It is bel
ter i.e experiment until you get an
arrow that just liis your bow. Then
mat q a do/en like it. They nut-t be
perfectly straight, lhe nick iu iln- end
musl just iii y.eiir bow-siring, ami .
large feather must be tied securely
al  lhe further end.
Some 'imit  tin-  feather and whittle
a pointed end.    Others leave the ends
blunt,  but   it   takes  considerable   try
ing to gel arrows of just thc proper
poise- and size.
A target can be made of a wooden
ljoop. Divide it into eighths with
cord, as eme would slice a pie. Cover
Ihis wilh white paper; paint a series
��� if four circles upon it at equal dis-
tanecs, the inner one being the bull's-
eye, and in contests the object is lee
strike this part as many times as possible,
A contest of distance is Interesting.
It is surprising how far a common
barberry bow will carry an arrow, and.
often, thc beginner will be thc win
tier in a competition of this sort.
Rose-tinted Mountains
The rosy light that tinges so beautifully thc summits of lofty, snow-
clad mountains before sunrise and
after sunset is due to the fact that the
yellow and red rays of light possess
more penetrative power than thc blue.
Tbe first-mentioned rays make their
way through stretches of the atmosphere which entirely arrest and turn
back the blue, and they do this the
more especially if thc air bc laden at
the time with extraneous particles
that augment their opacity.
When the sun is below thc horizon
the red and yellow rays struggle on
through the air as far as thc snowy
heights, dropping their associates by
the way, and thus paint their fleecy
surfaces with red and yellow tinted
light. This roseate afterglow is very
beautifully seen on the Jungfrau. The
broad-based cone is suddenly cover-
ed in the deepening twilight with the
crimson hue of the rose, and this
gradually fades until the whole has
vanished into darkness. SATURDAY, OCTOBER S, 1912
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Matters Musical and Dramatic
English Bay Theatre
Kii'carde, Martin, the celebrated
tene,r, of Covent Garden and lhe Met
ropolitan Opera Companies, e,f Lou
don and New York, will give a joint
grand concert in Vancouver e,n October 5, with kudedph Galls, the wonderful pianist, of which thc "St Paul
Pioneer Press" of November 15, 1911.
says : "Kudolplic Gall/, the Swiss
pianist, played the Concerto in E.
Flat major. He is a tremendous
technician of ample physical strength,
adequate mentality anel well poised
spirtt He li.i^ a feathery chromatic
run, a clear s<>ft trill, and an infallible
sense- e,f rhythm.
Speaking ..f Mr. Martin, the "Pall
Mall Gazette," saiil ; "We should
have te, gei hack many seasons to
find such a notable acquisition te, the
ranks e,f pritnl leneiri at Covent Garden as  Mr.  Riccardo  Martin."
Declares the critic of the "London
Standard :" "Half the charm of Mr.
Martin's singing is its attestation of
Untold resources. His voice makes
one feel that even at its highest moments e,f delivery his powers arc
never at their fullest. In Mr. Martin's
'Faust' there was much that was new
and effective in his 'business,' while
his singing e,f 'Salut demeure' was a
beautiful piece of vocalization."
Margaret Deland, aiithe,r eel" "The
Awakening eif Helena Richie." which
has been dramatized by Charlotte
Thompson, and which will be seen
at the English Hay Theatre on Monday, October 7, has had much trouble
in convincing people that her Helena
is not an autohie,graphical study.
She declares that all of her characters are purely imaginary. She
says, of course, incidents that have
come under her observation, have
been transferred tee her book and tei
the   stage   in   Helena,   but   this   is   a
| and  the  visits of that celebrated pair
(��ill  never  he  forgotten  by  theatre
The original "Fascinating Widow"
Company, every member e,f which
|created his respective part when the
piece was produced, will be seen in
Julian Kltinge's support, while the
production this year is new in every
Avenue Theatre
Crowded houses continue to he the
rule at this popular playhouse, which
testifies  strongly  to  the  secure  hold
lhe Lawrence Stock Company has ob-
taineel      on      Vanceiuver      playgoers.
White by no means a "Madame X"���
; which achieved such an immense and
I deserved   success  last  week���the  bill
for  the  current week has apparently
proved pleasing, if eme is to judge by
I the patronage bestowed. "Madame X"
ami "The Girl in The Taxi" set a very
high mark for stock performed in this
city, but it is possible, and even probable, that the attraction for next week
will overpass even these notable productions. It will he the extraordinary success which transformed David
Warlield from a vaudeville artist to a
star in the dramatic firmament in one
night, and  put  David  Belasco's  name
!at the head of the list of producers anel
anel heart-touching drama, "The:
Music  Master."
It is a play and a sermon combined.
Plot, action and dialogue are well-
nigh perfection, and the character of
tlie quaint, lovable old maestro, von
Barwig, stands out as one of the most
delightful ligures ever drawn for the
stage. While, of course, the old
musician is naturally the centre of all
: interest, the play is not dependent for
success een him alone, for there is a
wealth of well-drawn characters, all
fitting admirably into the action and
self. Here follow- a bewildering
beautiful mermaid dafice, in whieh the
aquatic ,-np.rl Shows lhat her cleverness is n,,t confined te, her agility in
the  water
Miss Laugenour is seen ,1 ir<-�� t by
the audience as she performs in the
tank against a motor-induced current
running in the- neighborhood ��� ,f
twelve mil,-- an hour. One of the
biggest houses 'if the- season turned
Ml  to welcome  Iht in  Seattle, and it
is up to Vancouverstes te,do the ume,
as it is not every day in 'he' year that
an act  of this kinel i- to  be  seen.
There are three big comedy nets on
the programme���the Millard lire-.
ihe burlesque evele fiends; Elanor
Otis anil Genevieve Schrader, in a
pretty and amusing slang sketch of
stage life; ami lie I.ca anel ijrnia. tin-
latter a girl of eever six feet tall, who
delivers a screaming monologue.
The All-Star Trio sing extraordinarily well.  Esmeralda is a crackerjach
Orpheum  Theatre
Lew  Fields' "Fun in a Delicatessen
i Shop," with Frank Bernard ami a
company of ten, mostly girls, will be
presented next week, marking the
first e,f seitne fifteen of Mr. Fields'
Broadway   musical  successes  I.... >kc<i
j for  the  Sullivan   &  Considine  circuit
: this season.
The Three  Italian Troubadours are
! making their first Xejrth American
tour with a repertoire <>i operatii
lections and Neapolitan folk seeng.-.
C'ellins ami Hart, the origins
"strong men," and probably the mos
' extensively copied entertainers in
vaudeville, are returning from a suc-
cessful tour abroad.
Of the "hair-trigger" variety is the
wit of Mr. Arthur W'hitelaw, an Irish-
American entertainer with a vast
store eif racy humor <jf the se.il eif
Erin's Isle.
A clever girl and b'iy, the Dancing
Maddens' have- something out of the
ordinary to offer Orpheum patrons.
lime. Bessie's Cockatoos, highly
trained birds of many anil beautiful
varieties, are sure tei be keenly enjoyed by both children and their
Halting! & Gore    Phone Sey. 3907
To-night 8.15 Matinee Sat. 2.15
Th.   Highly Successful Comedy Drama
Iii  preparation "The Third  Degree,"
"Bonnie Brier Bush." "Salvation N< II "
Unequalled       Vaudeville       Means       Pantagef
Week commencing Monday, Oct. 7
SHOW START5---2.45. 7.15, .ad 9.(0 p.��
Engagement Extraordinary
Hazel  Bess  Laugenour
In   her  monster  tank  act
The first  woman to swim tin   Golden
5���Other big  acts���5
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Panama Theatre
Xext week at the  Panama Theatre
the  Frank  Rich  Company  will  offer ]
"Madame Xcuse Me," an exhilarating
musical farce.
This bill is full of snappy seetigs and j
is a complete whirlwind e,f merriment,
rounding   up   with   good   dances   anel
comedy situations worthy of ihe Panama favorites.
Three complete performances   are
given    daily,    a    matinee   anil   two  at
night, except   Saturday,   when   three
sheews are given al night ill addition to i
ilu  regular matinee.
"Vanceiuver's   Live   Wire"
(36  Hastings  Street!
For the Whole Family
Madam   Xcuse   Me
2 Shows, 7.3d. 9 15. Nightly���ISc, 25c,
Matinee Daily, .' p.m.���15c. 25c
Appearing with Rudolphe Ganz at  English   Bay  Theatre,   October  5
purely unconscious process, and thai
she has never deliberately pul any e.f
her acquaintances eer friends into any
of her b..elks
"llahy    Mine,"      Margaret      Mayo's
play of a thousand laughs i, announced as ihe offering at the' English Bay Theatre mi Tuesday and
Wednesday, October s and 9.
Xee play of recent years has created
more laughter than this sparkling
comedy. Miss Mayo confesses that
J she got the idea for "Baby Mine'" from
'a newspaper Clipping) which stated
thai thousands oi husbands are fondling hahies in lhe belief that they are
their own. Willi Ihis basic idea Miss
Mayee has fashioned the funniest play
of recent years. F'roiti the moment
lhe hot-headed husband leaves horn,
in ; lowering rage, and wdien later a
Comforting female friend of lhe wifo
suggests that he he lured hack by a
telegram announcing that at last he
is the father of a baby boy, "Baby
Mine" takes e.ti all the aspects of a
screamingly funny comedy that
knows no let-up in its laughing de
All roads theatrical are preparing
to lead to English Bay em account of
the announcement that famous Julian
Biting* and his "Fascinating Widow"
Company will visit the English Kay
Theatre lor an engagement of three
nights, commencing Thursday, October 10. Expectation runs high in
the appearance of this celebrated
star and play. For two years we have
been compelled to listen to the flattering report from Eastern cities
where Kltingc and his ceimpany have
been reigning as a sensation. I.ong
runs in Chicago, Xew York and Boston attest to the worth of this musical
attraction by the authors of "Madame
Sherry." Eltinge is lhe man who for
many years caused country-wide comment while appearing in vaudeville
because of his extraordinary ability to
mimic and personate the opposite sex.
Three years ago he toured from
Coast to Ceiast in association with
Harry  Lauder,  thc  Scotch  comedian,
Motive of the' piece. Thai u will be
finely acted at tlu- Avenue i- a foregone conclusion, It will be powerfully cast, Mr. Del Lawrence, whose
ability in i baracter roles i- well
known, appearing in the title t tie.
Miss Clara Beyers assuming that eif
Helen Stanton, in which sin- i- sure
to please. Aii tin- members of the
company have excellent parts, anel tin
piece will be siage-el and mounted
exactly as iu tin- original Belasco
* *   *
Empress Theatre
That effervescing American comedy,
"I'.rewst. r's   Milliems."   is   the   bill   at
1 the  Empress Theatre  this week,  and
large, delighted audiences have laughed  uproariously  at  the    efforts    eet
Monty   Brewster   tn   Spend   a   million
dollars in one year in oreler tee inherit
! seven   millions.      This    is.     without
doubt, one of the very best comedies
'of recent years. The yacht scene is
| a beautiful one, and Cliauueey Southern  as   Brewster  achieves  a   success
that  defines   him   as   one  of  the  best
light comedians on the stage. Isa-
��� belle Fletcher is a charming Mrs. De
! Mille,   and   Meta     Marsky    was     the
sweet girlish Peggy, V. T. Hender-
! son reappears and is welcomed by his
A visit to the Empress Theatre
j should be made by all those who
i want to see a genuinely witty comedy
splendidly acted.
* *   *
Pantages Theatre
Hazel Hess Laugenour. the young
and pretty university girl who swam
the Golden Gate, is the special headline attraction of a big, stmng bill at
Pantages next week. Thc new show
runs heavily lo ceitnedy, and closes
with the scenic water act in which
Miss Laugenour makes her debut.
Preceding Miss Laugenour's exhibition in a big glass tank, thc fair young
swimmer is shown by moving pictures in the act of crossing the Golden Gate, a feat never before accomplished by a woman. The curtain
then rises upon Miss Laugenour her-
Bitulithic pavement has played an
important part in thc upbuilding of
Western Canadian cities, and the
streets in Calgary on which it has
been laid are illustrations of the high
standard of quality which it has uni-
formly maintained. Il might not be
geiing toei far to say that this excellent roadway has contributed as much
toward making Calgary a modern
municipality as any individual factor.,
The first contract feer iis construction
was awarded three years ago, and
since then thc general traffic of the'
city seems to have discriminated in
favor of the streets where bitulithic
is laid. The keenest observers have
made a special study of this paving1
here ami elsewhere, ami liny have admitted, Sometimes against their will,!
that it stands for all that is desirable
in connection wdth a modern roadway.
Contracts for bitulithic for the present season amount i" more than 500,
000 square yards. For the six years
ending 1912. total contracts swarded
lhe' ceimpany for pavements have' rep
resented more than 1,000,000 square
yanls.   The' best tribute to ihe    lUality
��� if  the wurk  done  is   the   fact   tiiat in1
connection with all this vasl amounl
��� if r adway, the m-e-e ssity for   i p
has never arisen.���Calgary Standard
Business   College
"The School of Certainties"
Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded
Corner Main St. & 10th Ave.
Phone :   Fairmont   2075
Drs. Howie & Hall
Have   opened   up   new   and   up-to-date
Dental  Parlors in the  Williams   Block.
Corner Granville and Hastings
We have installed all the latest and
best appliances, and are prepared to
give you the best there is in the dental
A share of your patronage is
Gas    administered   for   the    painless
extraction  of   teeth.
R.  O.  Howie.  DCS.
Wm. S   Hall, DD.S
Phone   Sey.   3266   for   appointment
Take Over Unique Cafe Management
Mr I'.. 11. Batehelor ha- taken the'
I ni��� iin- Cafe under in- charge, and
under the able management nt himseli
ami Mr-. Batehelor there i- no doubl
it will prove a splendid success, Both
Mr. and Mrs.  Batehelor have had   i
good ileal e.f experience iu tins line.
Being near tile Municipal Hall it
will be a great boon In many. It was
always fell that this part of lhe muni.
cipality required a cafe' where one
ci mill gel a first class meal, and needles- to Bay thai Mr. Batehelor will be
aide lei pre'viiie' ihis. It is understood
that he has already catered within a
we-ek  for three' banquets.
Near Victoria Drive (reat Tecumseh
Seli".'I'. $4"    Bruci   S( . ���--"   B id
well, $8 '
1 1-6 Acre Fruit, etc.
A fine Intl.' South Vancouver Fruil
ami Chicken Ranch, nearly opposite
Central Park.
123  Pender
Cedar Cottage
Messrs. T. Mayne and P. C. Patterson, delegates from the Burnaby
School Board Saturday last, returned
from the Pre'visional School Trustees'
convention at Kamloops.
Ernest D. L. Maxwell
Specialties :   Player    Pianos,    Repairs,    Ton -.
Phone :     Fairmont 1125
Geo. Jones
Lame and Interfering horses will
receive special care and attention.
All kinds of hand-made shoes, running shoes, running plates, toe
plates,  etc.
All horses entrusted to me will receive  every  care  and  attention.
571  Beatty Street
Donaldson   &   McDonald
Dealers in
All Kinds of Chicken Feed
4213 Main Street
Phone : Fairmont 1514 TEN
The Riverview Football Club met
defeat at the hands of the Coquitlam
Club on Saturday afternoon by a score
of 0 to U.
* ��    ��
During thc month of September the
building permits iii South Vancouver
aggregated a total value of $162,605.
In all there were 2lH permits
* ��   *
It is expected that weirk on the
grading and widening of Rupert
.���sireet, between Westminster Reiad
and Government Road will be started
within the next few days.
Mr II. C.ilin Clarke', the new muni.
cipal s.iliciior of South Vancouver,
has taken up his quarters in tin
Municipal Hall. He was present at
tbe  special  sitting of  the  council on
Monday night.
* *   ���
Several complaints arc being made
at Collingwood that the grass and
flower beds surrounding the playgrounds at Carleton School are being
destroyed. A little more care by those
who use the grounds would probably
improve conditions.
��   *   ��
A meeting of the West Collingwood
and District Improvement Association was held on Monday night and
several matters discussed. The regular meeting of the association will be
held "ii Monday night next and it is
especially requested that all members
* *    *
The South Hill Orchestral Society
has been formed again for the winter
months. Mr. Norbury has been
elected president; Rev. R. C. Eakin,
vice-president; Mr. Sinclair, secretary;
Mr. A J. Robertson, librarian. The
society held a practice last Sunday in
the Eraser Theatre, which was well
attended. It is understood that negotiations have been entered into with
Mr. Stalker to take the leadership.
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
Society of Westminster Church met
last Thursday afternoon. The president gave a short report of the annual meeting held in the summer. The
meeting the last Thursday in October will bc thc Thank Offering meeting. Mrs. Miller, president, will be
present to address the meeting. There
will bc special music.
* *   *
This society was organized in July
and has already a good membership
and a very lively interest is being
manifested. A cordial invitation is
extended to all the ladies of the church
to join. Meetings are held on the
fourth Thursday of each month at 3
o'clock in  the church.
* ���    *
The congregation of thc South Hill
Presbyterian church has just attained
the status of an augmented charge
and they are looking forward to calling a regularly ordained minister. The
Rev. Henry J. MacKay. a recent graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, will conduct the services in this
church during the Sundays of October
6th and 13th. The services are at
11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. and Sunday
School at 2:30 p. m.
* ��    *
St. David's church will hold a congregational meeting on Tuesday, October 8th, at 8 p. m. for the purpose
of deciding whether or not they shall
become an augmented congregation
and call a minister of their own. Mr.
A. Racburn Gibson, a student of
Westminster Hall, organized this congregation a little over a year ago and
has been acting as pastor in the
meantime. As he has been asked to
assist thc Rev. McRae of West Vic.
teeria during the coming winter, some
iithcr arrangements will have to be
* ��    ���
The regular tnenitlily meeting of
the Victorian Order of Nurses was
held ai the Home, Tuesday afternoon.
.Mrs. Houldcr took the chair in the
absence of the president. The nurses
an- making good progress in thc
lie.me, hut the want of more enthusiasm ami support among the- South
Vancouver ladies is felt After the
business of tbe meeting wa- taken ear.
"f. lhe ladies enjoyed a social cup "I
i'a ������' ned by the nurse i
Blue ' v i so changeable,
_ _ I lair so irrangtable,
Twice' is she never the same,
Will se. capricious is,
Feerm -ii delicious is,
Pulses of mine are' aflame.
Doric simplicities,
Attic felicities,
In her trim  figure unite.
Sweetly they steal to me,
Clearly reveal to me
How disconcerting my plight.
Though I may sing to her,
What could I bring to her?
Only a heart in distress,
Futile my verse it is,
Empty my purse it is,
Bondage, not bonds, I possess.
Art is so tenuous,
Life is so strenuous,
Love such an exquisite trance,
Shall I beware of her?
Or shall I dare for her,
Like thc old knights of romance?
���Edward J.  Wheeler,
in the  "International"
 1 e> ���	
Mrs. John Sanchez, of Placer
County, California, went down to
register for the first time.
"You are compelled to tell your
age, madam," insisted the registration
Mrs. Sanchez was so awed and surprised that she told the truth about
it, but her awe died out and her anger
increased the farther she got from
the city hall, until she could stand it
no longer. Turning around, she re
traced her steps, and by the time that
she reached the office she was in a
fury. ^ Sailing up to the clerk, she
said. "I was excited when I was in
here a little while ago. That was
not my age that I gave you. Thirty
six is my bust measure."
Mr. James Wright is seriously ill
at his residence with an attack of typhoid fever.
* ��    *
Mrs. George Bone of Victoria ii
Spending a couple of weeks with her
brother, Mr. h. Hone, School Road.
* ��    ��
Mi. and Mrs. T. II. Robertson, cor.
mi School and Kilmarnock Roads,
-pent  a  few  days  iu   Victoria  this I
U ill.
.  *   .
A number "i friends e,f Mrs. Fleming of Janes Road enjoyed a pleasant
birthday party at her home on Thursday afternoon.
��   ��   *
Mrs. Adam Taylor of 25th and S'
phia Streets, who has been seriously |
ill, is much improved, though still con. j
fined to her bed.
* *     ss
Friends of Miss  Anna  Belle Stew-1
art,  of 22nd  Avenue  West,  who  has
been   seriously  ill   will     learn     with
pleasure that she is much improved.
* ��       SI
Mrs. Frank Hudson and baby of San
Francisco, who has been visiting
friends and relatives in South Vancouver,  left for her  home 'l hursday
* *    *
Miss Jennie Salter, R. Ut, who has
been living iu South Vancouver for
the past year, went to Everett, Wash.,
Monday to accept a position as assistant in a doctor's office of that city.
Miss Salter is a graduate nurse of
Portland, Maine.
��    *   *
The marriage of Miss Emma War-
burton, recently from Cheshire, England, and Robert C. Scott of 31st and
Fraser Avenue, South Vancouver,
took place on Sept. 28th at Westminster Church, 26th and Sophia Streets,
Rev. George D. Ireland officiating.
* *    *
The wedding of Mr. Jack McCur-
rach and Miss Helen Steele, who has
recently arrived in South Vancouver
from Scotland, took place on Wednesday afternoon, October 2nd, at
29lh and Fraser Avenues. Rev. G. D.
Ireland performed the ceremony.
* *    *
On September 27th in the Westminster Manse, 275 23rd Avenue East,
Miss Annie Henderson, formerly of
Scotland, was united in marriage to
Mr. John Mitchell of South Vancouver
by thc Rev. George D. Ireland. They
will reside in South Vancouver.
* *    *
Mr. and Mrs. John Walker of Chilliwack, B. C, after visiting the exhibition at Victoria, spent from Thursday
till Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Street, of 31st and Quebec Streets, and
renewed acquaintances wdth their
many old friends in South Vancouver
and Vancouver.
* *    *
Thc South Hill L. O. L. held a
banquet in the Unique Cafe in honor
of Rev. Mr. Eaken, who is leaving
South Vancouver shortly to take
a charge on the Prairie. Mr. Eaken
has had charge of the South Hill
Presbyterian Church for some time
and it is with keen regret that members of his congregation and the muni.
cipality at large witness his departure.
Many expressions of regret and wishes
for success in his new field were
expressed by members across the banquet board.
He       *        *
The first of the afternoon teas
in connection with the Ladies' Aid of
thc Westminster Church, will be given
at thc home of thc president, Mrs.
Esselmont, 87 24th Avenue West, on
Thursday afternoon, October 10th,
from 3 to 5 o'clock. The object of
the teas are to afford the members
a chance of getting in closer touch
with the strangers in the different
parts of thc congregation. They will
be held at different homes throughout
the winter, and it is hoped that they
will bc well attended.
* *    *
To bid Mr. Alfred Francis Staples
every success tipein his departure to
the i )hl Country, where be will continence a lecturing tour, ihe purpose
if which  is  tn  raise $500,000  f,,r  the
establishment of a college for destitute boys, a farewell supper was held
m Staph- Hall, Eraser Ave-niic. on
Monday evening. The Supper was ir.
ganized   by  a   number   eef   friends  anel
(hiring the evening Councillor Thomas
presented Mr. Staples with an address
signed by many public and business
men, wishing him every site .ess in
iii- venture, Other speakers were
Dr. Robert si m. Mr. Lawrence and
Mr. Fry. Mr. Staples will leave about
Monday or Tuesday next
* *   *
The reception given in honor 'if
Mrs. T. W. Allen at the home of Mrs.
Jeehn Sle-ian. 41st Avenue, on Thurs-
ady afternoon of last week, was a
very enjoyable affair. Those present
were: Mrs. T. W. Allen. Miss West,
Mrs. S. Oakley, Mrs. Wickwire, Mrs.
A. P. Fisher. Mrs. H. Macartney,
Miss M. Hughes, Miss Bolland, Mrs.
G. Grcenlay. Mrs R. IT. Thomas. Mrs.
Clark. Mrs. A. Swell. Mrs. W. J.
Prowse, Mrs. E. W. Peach. Mrs. De-
Grouchy and Miss Violet White. Miss
West and Miss White served ice cream
and Mrs. DcOrouchy and Mrs. Fisher
poured tea. Miss West rendered several musical selections during the afternoon.
��   *   ���
On Monday evening. September 30,
the Westminster Presbyterian Christian Endeavor held a jolly rally social, in which St. David's and South
Hill young people joined. Mr. Lee,
Hon. President of Westminster
Christian Endeavor, was in thc chair.
Solos were rendered by Miss McLeod
and Messrs. Farrant and Dunlop,
Miss Beaton accompanying. Miss
Otto and Mr. R. Craig gave a piano
and violin duet. Miss Ross, elocutionist, gave some very entertaining
A tree contest was held and much
fun resulted in finding partners. Miss
I. Craig took first prize, and Miss A.
Stewart second prize. Other games
were played, and everybody joined
in and enjoyed themselves.
Refreshments were served by thc
girls  of thc  Christian  Endeavor
Church officers are invited to send in
(or free publication under this head such
announcements at they desire to have
made oi services and meetings for the
current week. To ensure insertion on
Priday, notices should be received at this
office by Wednesday evening.
Westminster  Presbyterian  Church,
Corner    26th    Avenue    and    Sophia
Sireet (one block east of Main) : Min.
ister,   Rev.   George   D.   Ireland,   B.A.,
Residence,  275  Twenty-third  Avenue j
Bait  Services at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.
The Minister will preside at both ser- I
vices.  Sunday School and Bible class, I
conducted   by   the   Minister,   at   2.30.
Wednesday  Service  at 8 p.m.   Y.  P. |
S. C. E., Monday, 8 p.m. Ladies' Aid
Society, third Thursday of the month.'
at 2.30 p.m..    President,  Mrs.  James
Esslemont; Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. '
John Mouat.
* ��    *
Knox Presbyterian Church, Carleton Hall, Collingwood : Services :
Sunday morning, 11.30; evening, 7.30;
Sunday School, 10.30 a.m.; Young
People's Guild after Evening Service.
Minister : Rev. Geo. C. F. Pringle.
Residence : School Road.
��   ��   ��
St. David's Presbyterian Church,
Winsor St., near Bodwell Road : Services at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m., Sunday
School and Bible Class at 2.30.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday, 7.30.
Ladies Association, first Thursday of
the month at 2.30 p.m., President, Mrs.
MacGillivray. Women's Foreign Missionary Society, third Thursday of the
month, President, Mrs. E. M. Bige-
low. Y. P. C. E��� Monday 8 p.m.
Choir practice, F'riday 8 p.m., Organist, Mr. D. Milligan.
��    ���    *
Methodist Church, Westminster
Road, Collingwood : Services : Sunday morning, 11 a.m.; evening, 7.30;
Sunday School, 2.30, Epworth League.
Monday, 8 p.m.. Prayer Meeting Wednesday, 8 p.m.
��   *   ��
South Hill Baptist Church: Fraser
Avenue. Services, 11 a.m. and 7:30
p.m. Sunday School, 3 p.m. Pastor,
Rev. W. H. Redman. Residence, 523
Fifty-third Avenue  East.
* *   *
St.  Peter's  Church,  Main  Street:
Services . Sunday morning, 11 a.m.;
evening, 7.30. Sunday School, 2.45.
Holy Bav'isrn, 4 p.m.; Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a.m. Vicar :
Rev. C F. C. Caffin, M.A.  Residence,
IV, 39th Avenue West.
* ��   *
St. Margaret's Church, Agnes Road,
Cedar Cottage : Services : Sunday
morning, 11 a.m.; Evening, 7.30. Holy
Communion : First Sunday in month,
11 a.m.; third Sunday, 8.30 a.m.; Vicar
Rev. Wm. Bell, M.A., Churchwardens,
Messrs. C Williams and F. W. Tucker.
Organist and choirmaster, A. R. Pearson.
* *   ���
Ferris Road Methodist Church, 51st
Avenue, one block west of Fraser :
Sabbath services : 11 a.m. and 7.30
p.m.; Sabbath School and Adult
Bible Class, 2.30 p.m.; Teacher, Bible
Class, the Pastor. Epworth League,
Monday, 8 p.m., Mr. Frank Harford,
president. Prayer Services, Wednesday, 8 p.m.; Choir practice, Friday,
8 p.m.; Choir leader, Mr. T. Coltart.
Ladies' Aid meets first Wednesday in
every month, Mrs. John Pye, president.
* *   *
Gospel Hall, Gartley Road,  Cedar
Cottage :   Services :  11 a.m. and 7.30
p.m.; Sunday School, 3 p.m.; Wednes
day Bible Study, 8 p.m.   All invited.
* *   *
Cedar Cottage Hall, Baptist Church
Services: Sunday 11 a.m. and 7.30
p.m.; Bible Class, 2.30 p.m.
* *        e*
Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church :
Services : 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.;
S.S E. Bible Class, 2.30.   Pastor J. C.
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
Society of the Westminster Church:
Meets mi Ihe fourth Thursday of each
month at 3 p. in. at thc Church. Mrs.
Q. C. Fraser, president; Mrs. J. B,
Kumiss,  secretary.
*       *        ek
The Ruth Morton Memorial Baptist Church:   Corner 27th Avenue an.I
Prince Albert Street, one block east
'if Prater Street I'asie.r. Rev I Wil
lard l.ii.-li. I'. A., residence, 717 29th
Vvenue Bait Mid-week services,
Wednesday, H di tn.; Sunday services,
II a. in. and 7:30 p. in.; Bible Seh."'!.
2:30 p, in. 'I'he pastor's morning sub
ject, "(Should  We  ('���, te, Church?";
Hilling subject, "Life Here and Here.
after." Miss Bodwell will conduct
Ihe music,
Some Queer Clubs
The institution (or discovery") of
some London clubs with curious
names and perhaps more curious objects has prompted a writer to make
some investigations into the different
sorts of clubs which have at one time
another attained notoriety. He
docs not. indeed, mention the famous
Hell-fire Club, which from what can
now be learned was much less lurid
institution than its title indicated, but
he has ferreted out the records of
some very curious associations, most
of which probably had only a brief
existence after serving what was
doubtless their main object���that of
providing a little novelty in the way of
sensation, and possibly a little local
fame for their members.
Many of these clubs have been connected with matrimony. In America
there was organized some twenty
years ago the Black Bean Club by
forty unmarried men of Geneva, New
York. The club met only once a year,
and at the meeting a box containing
as many beans as there were members
present were passed around, all the
beans with one exception being white,
the exception being black. The member drawing the black bean must get
married before the next meeting, and
all pledged themselves to remain
single until drawing the black bean.
The expenses of the wedding were
provided from the invested funds of
the club, and included a wedding tour
of three weeks and a complete furnishing of a seven-roomed house.
One of the most extraordinary clubs
London has ever known was the Sighing Club, the members of which were
Lots and Square Feet at
To the majority of buyers a lot is just a lot, anil in not being posted on this very particular part
of the purchase the buyer is often sadly disappointed.
Vancouver, usual size 25x100ft.���100
I'urnabv, usual size 3.,xl22ft.���122
2500 Sq. Ft. 4026 Sq. Ft.
"RIVERDALE," SOUTH VANCOUVER, average size 33x212���212
6996 Sq. Ft.
AVERAGE   SIZE       8
Vancouver Lots  3
Burnaby Lots
Riverdale Lots
South Vancouver
PRICE $550.    $15 CASH, $15 A MONTH
You can see that "RIVERDALE" Lots average 44% more square feet than Vancouver Lots���
ALMOST THREE TIMES AS LARGE. You can also see that "RIVERDALE" Lots average
2970 more square feet than Burnaby Lots���NEARLY TWICE AS LARGE.
Now, let's add up. "RIVERDALE" is situated at the corner of River Road and Boundary Road
in South Vancouver, You know what that means���it means the most beautiful spot in all Vancouver.
No exaggeration about that. Everyone KNOWSit. It means a view of fifty to seventy-five miles���
beautiful Mount Raker and the other line mountains of Washington in the United States. A view of
Lulu Island, Sea Island, Gulf of Georgia, Eraser River���a sweeping, magnificent view.
There are About  100 Lots, and  Fifty of them are all cleared
The Price starts at $550,  the Monthly Terms $15
The first buyers will surely select the cleared lots I an important item to the buyer).    Tlu- lirst buyer-
will get the first choice, oi course.   AM) the initial price. $550, and terms $15 per month,
Be One of the First Buyers.   Mark This Well
Some of these lots will sell for $1,000 inside of the ncxi ten weeks. Call at the office for free
tickets and inside information.
supposed to be wholly absorbed in
thinking of their sweethearts. Each
would hold in his hand a bit of ribbon, a lock of hair, a purse, or some
other article belonging to the object
of his affections, and from time to
time he would address the article in
terms of endearment, no other speaking allowed. On initiation the member had to compose and recite a poem
in honor of his lady, and at the meetings a fine was imposed upon the
member who did not sigh five times
within a quarter of an hour.
To go farther back there was the
Abduction Club, organized in 1766 by
some well connected Irish youths, who
banded themselves together to abduct
heiresses and good-looking young women of gentle birth. As there was a
large membership, many forced marriages took place in consequence of
their exploits. The evil became eventually so serious that a special Act of
Parliament was passed making abduction a capital offence. Two of
the members were executed for the
abduction of two wealthy sisters in
1779, but the club was not disbanded
till 1802.
The Man-killing Club was limited
in membership to men who had kill-
Hassam Paving Co. of B. C, Limited
Layers of Hassam Compressed Concrete  (Patented)
ed opponents in duels. The conversation at the gatherings was confined
to bullets, wounds and slaughter. The
President was said to have killed half
a dozen men in a single combat, and
the seats at dinner were granted according to the number the members
had slain. At banquets a side-table
was provided for visitors who had
only drawn blood. The club had not
a lengthy existence, as nearly all the
members were executed.
Suicides' clubs have been long in
existence, and one existed recently in
Kursk. The club had for its motto:
"Death is the cure for all ills," but,
as set forth in its book of rules, candidates for membership had first of
all to show that they had a substantial reason for wishing to die. A would-
be candidate who presented himself
with the weight of ten or more years
of unhappy married life was received
with open arms.
Among others ot these dismally
sociable institutions was the Club of
Ugly I'"aces, founded by a gentleman
who boasted an enormously large nose.
Another member had a chin of the
size and shape of a shoehorn, another
a huge mouth, and a fourth very large,
protruding eyes. No one was eligible
for membership who had not some
facial malformation, and all members
on initiation had to make a speech in
praise of Aesop, whose portrait hung
over the mantelpiece of the club-
room. The Six O'clock Club was apparently rather more cheerful, It consisted of six members only, who met
at six o'clock in the morning. Dr.
Brooks and the celebrated Greek
scholar Porson were members of this
club. The Humdrum Club, on the
other hand, used to meet early in the
evening, and the members sat together smoking pipes until midnight, observing strict silence all the time.


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