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VANCOUVER-Home Schedule
In Northwestern League
Spokane,  June  25,  21.,  27.   28.
_ .ic.mu, June 29, .1", July -'.  -
Seattle, July  6,   /'.
Till iiinii.  July   11,   12,   IJ,   11.
VANCOUVER���Home Schedule
In  Northwestern  League for 1917
Seattle, July IS,  19,  80, 21.
Tacoma, Aug   8   ���_>. l"   IJ.
nr.- .1   Falls,  Aug    13. 1 I.   I".  IS,  I". IS.
Bpokane, Aug, -". 21, 22   23, 'Jt. 2,",.
Tacoma, Aug   it, SO,   .1. Sept   I.
Vol. VI No. 6���Established 191
Price Five Cents
IVho Gets the Craft in the
City of Vancouver
C11IS question is askeil in all sincerity ami honesty, and you. gentle reader, will ask the same
startling question after you have perused thc fol'ow-
intr narrative.
It happened llie other day, in thi., city of our-, and
is told hy one whose veracity no one will i|ttestion.
"I followed two of our city detectives," says our
friend, "and they took me just one block from Hastings Street, to a tailor's shop ope rated by a Chinaman.
We entered, and went down a flight of stairs and
along a narrow passage way. into a basement, underneath a city hotel. One of the sleuths pressed a
button in thc wall, and a heavy door swung slowly
open, and we tliree staggered into an opium den. It
was the filthiest, vilest, evil smelling place I have ever
Tjeen in, and I have seen a few of these places on the
Pacific Coast. No words could picture just what that
den was like. It was dark, and reeked with opium
fumes, and the stench of- human filth. The evening
previous to our visit this dive had been raided, several
captures made, and pounds of opium confiscated.
"White men and women." said the detectives, as we
passed out, "were frequent visitors here."
Hut our little tour of investigation was not quite
over. We now went to within ,i stone throw of First
Presbyterian Church, and entered another of these
lens of iniquity. This might be called a day-light
live. There was nothing very secret about it. 'ihc
policemen, here, seized about four pounds of "the
Tiop." In this vile place we found one white woman
prostitute. She would be about twenty-six years of
age. and certainly showed all tit:' marks of being a
public convenience for all tiie muck and scum of degraded and depraved Chinatown From where we
stood, as we emerged from this Hell, and eacli of
them within the shadow of Tlie First Presbyterian
'Church, we were shown all manner of dens of infamy
and shame. Nigger dens.���gambling joints���illecit
traffickers of all descriptions flourishing within one
block Of the hub of the City of Vancouver."
And- now, reader, these plain unvarnished facts,
which can be substantiated and corroborated any
day of the week in our city, have been laid before
you for your serious consideration. What do you
think of it all ? Do you sav that we have no cause to
CITY OF VANCOUVER? When we are told by
the merest casual observer that our city is practically
wide open, that gambling in all its most leacherous
forms is practised in our principal streets; and that
white women, some of them soldiers' wives, too, are
public commodities for the offscourings of China, is
���being lured to these dens of vice and crime, to he
it not high time that we asked the question "HOW
Naturally, you are already beginning to lav the
"blame upon the Police of the City. "Why do they
allow this state of affairs." My tlear friend, he advised in time. THE POLICE ARE NOT TO
BLAME, We have no more heroic baud of men in
any public service than the members ni the Vancouver
City Police. These officers take their lues in their
hands every day when thev enter those haunts of
shame and make arrests. Tlie late chief of police
was a martyr in every sense of the word. A cleaner
arid braver man never wore a uniform, <*iinl be was
��� lone to death by a crazed denizen of Vancouver's
ruderworld. If conditions bad been as they should
Tiave been, we would still have had the late chief in
the employ of the city. The onus of the present deplorable situation does not rest'with THE POLICE.
Let us examine the situation a- we find it. What
do the facts as slated point to. Nothing short of
carelessness and inefficiency in many of the civic departments. And first of ali. OUR BUILDING J!V-
LAWS ARE NOT ENFORCED. Surely there is
something materially wrong with the officials and
administration of this department, wtlen such haunts
as have just been described, and wliich are worse
than the lowest and vilest of old country slums, are
allowed to exist in a city just thii'ty years old. Can
;the basement of an hotel be converted into a strong-
liold of shame, be visited by scores and scores of
white women ,* be known to almost every casual
saunterer in our streets, and yet escape the vigilcnce
of the department that should control everything in
the building line in the city ? These places are veritable fire-traps, and in them a conflagration might
begin any moment that would wipe out the city. In
the second place, OUR HEALTH BY-LAWS ARE
NOT ENFORCED. When human execration is
allowed to accumulate in these resorts anil when these
shambles stink with the offal of hundreds of evil
smelling hop-heads and sweaty niggers, surely it is
not too much to say that there must be something
radically wrong with the working of the department
that should protect our city from such rottenness, and
Iceep it pure and sweet. We pay these men for this
work, and when we find that it is not being done,
we have every reason to ask why is this so. Surely,
fire and water could be used to clean Vancouver's
filth. Surely we have brains enough in our public
service that could invent some method of smoking out
these vile beasts, burning up their haunts and washing out the stains of their crime.
We are paying a man in this city four thousand
dollars to act as Mayor, and eight men twelve hundred
dollars a year to act as councillors, and see that all
laws are strictly enforced.   These laws are not being
Liberal Candidate' and Campaign  Managei,   who   has   been   through   four campaigns in Sixteen
Months, Three of Which He Managed, and was a Candidate in the other.
lived up to. The departments are not alive to tne
situation, therefore we must conclude, that it is upon
be told that comic-opera and vaudeville shows are nol
what the people want at the City Hall. They want
a clean, healthy city, run upon sound economic and
righteous principles, and if this aggregation that we
are now paying to do this work is unsatisfactory and
inefficient then the people musl tell them in plain English to get out. We want no fifty cent politicians
dickering with the morality of this city. This matter
of dealing with the underworld of Vancouver has
passed the joke stage. The people want to know jusl
where the joker it, and who is gettin;;' tiie rake off.
Certain facts have been stated, and it is now the duty
of the council to see that they are either contradicted,
or the situation remedied. If they are not pit-pared
to do thi.., then upon their shoulders must resl the
burden of our iniquity and shame.
There are. however, others who must bear with
our council, a share of this leperous burden. The
Police Court of our city needs strict scrutinizing���
if not investigation. The methods of administrating,
and evading justice arc to say the least, rather curious, and could stand explaining to lhe average citizen.
There seems to he little use of our police risking their
lives ferreting out the criminals and degenerate- that
infest our underworld, when upon some flimsy pretext or technicality of law, the culprits and crooks arc
either liberated or given such a light sentence, as to
bring the punishment more within lhe nature of a
license than anything else. A grcat deal of this pro
cedure in our local courts depends, pretty much, upon
thc gullability of the presiding magistrate, and how
easily his mind may be swayed, and his judgment
affected by the arguments of a certain type of lawyer.
If the definitions of these men are "good law," then
the sooner the people vigorously agitate for such amendments to the criminal code, as will remedy these
travesties of justice, the better will it be for tiie morality of Vancouver. If, on the other hand, it is
proven that the criminal code of Canada, as it is at
present, is sufficient Tor our needs, then let us get
magistrates who will give full force to it, without fear
or favor.
We have played with this great question in our
city too long and the public conscience has been educated to this fact. If we do not have a speedy remedy
there is only one conclusion that we can come to, and
ROOTED OUT. The officials of our city must also
become seized with the fact that all the people cannot
be gulled all the time. The demand of these strenuous days is for deeds, not verbal pyrotechnics that
flare up and fade in air.���thin air���hot air. The day
has long passed when we can afford to have slackers
and shirkers, schemers and petty politicians managing
our affairs. Men in public life, who exercise public
authority and power, must either "DELIVER THE
GOODS" pr go out of business. This is what honest
citizens demand, and this is what honest citizens can
get. if thev go after it in tiie right way.
R. C
NE OF the men  who played a prominent part
in the fight to re-establish good government
Conscript Everybody and Everything;
Let Us Play No Favorites
O.XK or two considerations might be noted in regard to the question of Conscription now before the people.    We had men in our city this week
on strike for higher wage*.    The argument in favor
of their position wa- that, present conditions demand
an increase in wages.   We agree with that stand and
-n does the  Ii. C.  E.  R. Company.    The Standard
holds that any working man has a perfect and legitimate right to sell in the highest possible market. His
labor is all that the working-man has to sell, and he
is entitled to get as high a price as he can get for it.
But what about the man who is fighting the Empire's
Battle in the front line trench?    Should he not enjoy
this privilege, too? When the city is paving a THREE
Tliere is something seriously wrong with this
whole business. The soldier ought to get the highest
possible wage for he is giving the greatest possible
service to hi.s country, and an agitation by the men
who are making the high wage- at home, demanding
that their soldier brothers be paid at the same rate,
is what we would expect, if those who control the
labor interests of our country are sincere, and on to
their job. The extra profits that are being made,
both by the employer and the employee, would go a
long way in providing the fund-, necessary to increase
the soldier's pay to what it ought to be.
Again, what are we going to do with all the foreigners who are within our gate.-, when we all go to
the wars? Are we to leave Vancouver in the hands
of John Chinaman, and Swede Andy? No! a thousand times no! we will conscript every man that can
shoulder a rifle. If this country is good enough to
make a fortune in, it is surely good enough to fight
cannot allow any shirkers whatever. It is therefore
the duty of the labor unions to organize the Orientals
and the Europeans, together with all the hetrogeneous
���if-raf of humanity congregated in Canada, and
lave them shipped over to France. .  It is no use kick-
i Cana-
in tin
in llritish Columbia is Mr. Patrick Donnelly
dian  of  the  second  generation,  an
I'rovince and a fighting Liberal.
Throughout his life Mr. Donnelly has been a consistent supporter of the reform party. His first participation in the political struggles o^" this Province
was back in l'.'OO when Fighting Joe Martin was to
the fore. Mr. Donnelly was one of Fighting Joe's
trusted supporters and advisers in Ward Two, \ ancouver.
When the Liberal party in Vancouver, in lining
up for the impending general election sought a plain
business man for the ticket. Mr. Donnelly was readily
recognized as the logical man. He was unanimously
supported at the 1915 nomination and from that date
forward gave much of his time and his talents in lhe
It may be said to lhe credit of Mr. Donnelly that
though factional differences at times developed
within the ranks of the party, that he followed a consistent course throughout, giving* undivided support
to the leader of the party and conscientiously advocating plain Liberal principles. It may be honestly
stated that he worked for the party as a whole as
against his own selifsh interests���a course winch is
not always popular with the politician.   \
Mr. Donnelly went to considerable personal expense during the early days of the contest in supplying candidates in the outlying districts with campaign
matter. Through his energy and initiative pamphlets
aud literature in various forms were printed and sent
to the parts of the I'rovince where most good might
When the bye-election of 1916 was announced and
a candidate chosen by the Liberals of Vancouver, it
was Mr. II. C. Brewster, leader of the party, who
pressed Mr. Donnelly to act as campaign manager
for Mr. Macdonald. This position Mr. Donnelly
filled in an honorable and highly satisfactory manner.
Here his ability as an organizer was shown at its be:*t.
lt might be said that Mr. Donnelly has, through
out dealt in plain terms with the question of railway
legislation. In this respect if he did not display diplomacy, he at least displayed honesty of purpose. At
any rate when the general elections came round, the
name of Mr. Donnelly was not among lhe elect and
there are those who say that his defeat was the reward for a certain fearless attack made by him upon
a*corporation which is at present the subject of investigation at Victoria.
In the bye-election following the general election
ing, if you do not kick to some.jmrpose.
 ��� ^ i���������i���-
Mass Meeting Pledges Wealth and
Man Power for Empire's Cause
a unanimous standing vote, an audience of
some four thousand citizen- of \ ancouver. at
a mass meeting in the Horse Show building, on Wednesday evening, adopted a resolution favoring Conscription of Wealth, a- well as Man-power. This huge
gathering, held at a time when all means of transportation wen completely disorganized, was Vancouver's effective and decisive answer to that very -.rial!
section of the community, who object to the movement, and whose attitude on the whole question
would lead sane and sensible people to believe that
their sole object in opposing this scheme is, that th��
disintegration of the Empire should be speedily completed. They are. however, so hopelessly m the minority, thai no further serious consideration need be
given to anything they mav sa\ or do.
deuce of most i
knighthood,    It
prominent and hitherto   useful   and
citizens  of  Canada���Messrs,   Bury,
nd  Aird���have  lost  the  respect  am
their fellows-citizens sinci
alright for a man of Flavi
le's character or for Beaverdam to take on an empty high
sounding title: but when g I, level-headed Canadians show so little respect for their own people our
faith in democracy receive- a jolt.
when the late Hon. Ralph Smith and Mr. Macdonald
were appealing for endorsement by the people as
members of Brtwster's cabinet, again the services ot
Mr. Donnelly were brought to bear as campaign
manager, again at the personal request of Mr. Brewster. And the splendid majority received by the two
candidates undoubtedly indicated approval of the
actions of Mr. Donnelly in swearing out a warrant
for the arrest of one of the plugging gang. And may
it be said that in all the charges that have been made
regarding plugging, no one ever suggested that Mr.
Donnelly had any connection with the whole affair.
When the Hon. J. W. deBeck Farris, K.C.. came
before the electors upon his elevation to the cabinet,
again the services of Mr. Donnelly were secured in
the capacity of campaign manager. And once more
he prepared for the conflict. So thoroughly were
the details of the prospective campaign worked out
by Ihc able committee headed by Mr. Donnelly that
the opposition forces, seized with a chill, thought
better than to run a candidate against the popular
attorney-general, and though there was a spirited
contest, there was no voting, and Mr. Farris went
back by acclamation.
Mr. Donnelly is widely interested in financial
undertakings in British Columbia. He is a wideawake, progressive, public spirited man. His influence in the public life of tbe country is bound to be
of the right quality. His past record would indicate
that the future political course of Mr. Donnelly will
bc along the lines of simple honesty and that he has
the fearlessness and the energy to Hold to such a
course regardless of all opposition.
9 ������
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information ol  the marvellous scenery,  advantages  uf  (pending  a
hub,lay in tbe Switzerland of North America, and Imw to get there
Hotel accommodation and excellent camping sites may be had
close to Ihe many beautiful lakes and streams where the fishing is
Special Week-end I'rip leaving Union Steamship Wharf every Saturday morning at 9:15 ,/cluck, returning tu Vancouver on Monday
evening. Tickets may be obtained at 404 Welton lllock, or from
the Terminal Steam  Navigation  Co.
For further information a
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by the
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Also \ ictoria ami Trincc Rupert
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Baking* is a pleasure when
NABOB Baking Powder
is used because it is a pure,
healthful baking powder,
always certain, safe and
Your Grocer Sells It
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Vancouver, B. C.
To "Get a Move On"
~"    removal of your HOUSEHOLD GOODS
Nearly 20 years experience has put us in a posi-
tiim where we can say
and prove it right up to the hilt.
Talk your moving plans over with us. J'hone
Seymour 7360 or come on down and see us if you
can. Get acquainted with our big moving organization���then you'll be perfectly content to leave your
order with us.
Security   Fireproof   Storage   and
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Where to go and What to See���Recreation, Cycling, Fishing, Camping,  Wheel  Wanderings, Etc.
lb ffeonvjocaocQ
same revested in United States by
Act of Congress Dated June 9, 19V6.
Two million three hundred thousand
acres to be opened for homesteads
and sale. Timber and agricultural
lands. Containing some of best left
in United States. Now is the opportune time. Large Sectional Map showing lands and description of soil, climate, rainfall, elevations, etc. Postpaid One Dollar. Grant Lands Locating Co., Box 610, Portland, Oregon.
(JJy Rover)
Sky Corps Attracts  Cyclists
It is natural that a large pioportion
of motorcyclists and bicyclists ol
Canada have become associated with
the Royal Flying Corps. This corps
has attracted a number of well-known
Canadian racing men who are now
official pilots. ..lore particularly
those with mechanical experience,
have become attached to the mechanical   department   of   the   corps.
Here are  several features of    this
splendid   organization   that   make     a
strong appeal  to  men  uf the    motor
trades.     Whether   they   are   patriotically   moved   or   arc   merely   seeking
the   very  highest   type   of   well    paid
employment   and     social     conditions
the  profession  offers  it  matters  not:
by   identifying   themselves   with     the
Royal   Flying  Corps  tliey    step    at j
once   ,nto   a   "sphere     of   influence"
that immediately raise their manhood
status to a point that no other asso-1
ciation would win  for  them in  these j
days, and they are never for one hour'
divorced   from   the   original   business
f their lives.
Men of the right type are in great
demand  for  this  branch   of  the  l%j
tional   service,   and   while   they     are'
iskctl to commit themselves only lor]
the Flying Corps is a branch of the
service that Will continue to expand
even alter the war. so that a man
joining may always be assured of a
livelihood and also be kept at his
trade, and in the event of his going
back to civil life he leaves lhe corps
more highly skilled at his craft than
he was when he entered.
* * *
A Tip for Cycle Dealers
An interesting plan which can be
followed by bicycle or motor cycle
dealers tu obtain information tor
more business consists on the taking
of'a census in a nearby lactory. Permission should first be obtained irom
thc manager nr superintendent of the .them, and theli
tis the berries arc ripe, it is just the
lime for the bears to bc down irom
the hills after them; and the lambs
must bc nice and fat by now, so tllat
the timber wolves will be there, too.
But you needn't mind them at all; the
way ihey howl round your camp in
the night doesn't mean anything, it
only  sounds so  fearsome."
tliere I ventured to glance at Fatima for the first time, and lhe poor
thing was shaking like a jelly. As
fur myself. I felt as if somebody hail
unostentatiously slipped a piece ot
ice down the back of my  neck.
"Hears don't amount lo anytl ing
unless you happen to annoy one   *t
plant lor what might be called the
canvass. It may be necessary for
the dealer to "sell" the manager or
foreman before he can make his proposed  tour  of a  factory.    He    maj
1 couldn't help wondering; Imw is
| une to know what will annoy a bear
]���the very first bear one has met. and
quite a strange bear, too, t.. whom
one   has   never   been   introduced:'     I
have lo
how thc man in charge that hurriedly decided to hunt tip a couple
it would bc beneficial for all the em- ���j really serviceable trees lor us t
ployees in the place to ride a bicycle hjop into, in case of emergency, jusl
cle. It would bc advisable to cmplia- as so<>n as we reached camp. True,
size the fact that^ cycling would make i any tree that would accommodate
the workmen healthy and more fit Fatima would be easy money lor a
for their employment aud that the hear, but every plan has its little
bicycles would make them independ- drawbacl
cut of street car services so that they
period determined  by the  contmCi
ance  of  the  war,  their  services nee . .
not end with  the  cessation of hostil-'
ities.    In  any  case   they  never  lose
touch with their trade from the' date j
of  their  enlistment  until   they  chose |
to  return  to  the  ranks  of civil employment.     .Moreover,  in  joining the
R. F. C. it is the case that owing to
the special nature and high standard
of  the  work   all   men   receive    trade
training  in  addition     to   that    which
they had when they enlisted, a training   which   should   be   of   the   utmost
aluo  to  them  in  after  life.
To quote the definite oificial statement sent out by the authorities; the
keynote of the organization of the
R. V. C. is decentralization, the object of this being, that each -detachment, flight squadron or wing, is
trained to be more or less self-supporting, so that it can operate at any
distance Irom a base. 'I'he training
under this system is such that it develops the character of the men m-
as much as it makes them self-reliant
and self-confident, and further, encourages  the  exercise  of initativc.
The actual rank and file of the
Flying Corps are not requested to
fly; all the men, practically without
exception, are engaged on ground
work, thc whole of the flying being
done by official pilots. Opportunities, however, occur for an exceptionally smart man to be trained as an
aviator if he has the natural aptitude.
The great variety of work that is
carried on by the l<. F. C. may be
gathered from the list of trades for
which employment is found. Fitters,
turners, motor car drivers, carpenters and joiners, sailmakers. blacksmiths, coppersmiths, tinsmiths, pattern makers, sheet metal workers,
woodworking machinists, riggers
(aeroplane) electricians,
welders, motor cyclists,
typists, clerks, engineers,
tailors (for sailmakers I,
(upholsterers)  for sailmakers.
A man joining the R. F, C. proceeds to the headquarters at Toronto
where he is immediately given training in the rudiments of drill; this
occupies roughly about three weeks,
but a man who is adaptable, keen and
smart gets through in less tune, litis then transferred to an Aircraft
Park lor further training, or if he is
a sufficiently good mechanic he is
transferred straightaway to a squadron. After the preliminary training
the man puts in military drill for
about one hour daily; the rest of the
time he is employed at his particular
trade. The stations of the R. F. C.
are naturally in the country or near
the sea, so that the men lead a fine,
healthy, open air life. The men live
in barracks and are exceptionally
well fed.
The terms of service of the R. F. C.
are for the duration of the war. A
man enlists as Second Air Mechanic
and is paid $1.35 per day (seven day
week) without any deductions; promotion can be quickly obtained from
this rank to that of First Air Mechanic with a rating of $1.6() a day.
A smart intelligent man who can control his fellows can quickly become
a corporal at $1.70 per day. sergeant
$2.00 per day, flight sergeant at $2.30
a day, and sergeant major at $2.8(1
per day. In many cases owing to
the enormously rapid growth of the
R. F. C. men have become in six
months sergeants, drawing $14.00 per
week and receiving all their food,
lodging and clothes, medical attendance, etc., free. In addition all ranks
carry the full Canadian separation
allowance, amounting to from $20 to
$30 a month. From tllis it will be
seen that the Flying -orps oilers a
career for young men of ability. The
men are of superior class and have
to pass an educational and trade test
before being finally accepted. This
is carried out at the' headquarters.
A  point  to  be  remembered is  that
would not waste either their own
time or their employers time. Moreover, it would give lhe workmen a
pleasing diversion from their
1 usual labors.
Then, the bicycle is
"Then the red ants abound an.und
there." continued our cheerful
friend; "you might easily sit on an
anthill, or something of lhat sort.
Their bite is poisonous, so you hail
better take an antidote,    lt is just as
so  economical  and  simple  that    thc|Well to be prepared  for  that  sort  ot
employees  would   save  money.  After
convincing  the  manager,  the    dealer
prnbably could  be  able  to  make  the
trip through the works., whatever|know he is there till he nips y
they are, to secure the names and
addresses of all the workmen and
find out if they are riding or ..would
like to ride. Circulars or other literature  could  he  left ill  the  hands    ol
i thing. There's a big black spider.
I too. which is very fond ol" getting
(into  one's blankets,  and    you    never
���it; his
bite is poisonous as well. Wasps
abound, of course, and mosquitos
(heartfelt groans from Fatima). ain!
there are lots of snakes about. Ihey
are quite harmless unless you should
each map or woman to give thcm|nappen to tread on one in tin- long
something to think about with refer- grass, Better take an autodote l"t
ence to the benefits of wheeling.        Ithem, too. '
No actual  sales would probably be I Beware Octopi
made on the spot, but it is more than! ..sl]a��� ( be bathing at all? Well,
likely that the missionary work L^ m(lst ,,., very t.arcfll|. ,iie enr-
would have good results ill the way ren^ arc sUong um] erratic, and you
of sales. In any event, it brings the migHt easi, t C!jrt.ie(j ������t ,���to the
bicycle to the minds of many pros-k^jfj ���,,*, tilen M woUlll |le ���,,
pects, and such an accomplishment, with ymj. t,K,r(..s ., seven.lnjie tide
is surely worth while
This plan is applicable in any centre, large or small, where there is
one or more factories. Many plants
are very busjf at the present time on
account of government orders anil
it is self evident that the lactory
field is a very rich one iii prospects
at this time.
if    is    :.
Two   Girls   in   Camp  in   British
No more dissimiliar people to go
camping together you could scarcely
find if you searcheil the whole world
through. From our youth up we
had been known as "the long and the
short of it" and this has gradually
crystallized into "Fatima" and "The
Maypole." Fatima is short and
stoutish  while   1  am   long  and  thin-
nish���"ish" being merely complimeu-j all together and say that the whole
tary in both cases, alas.! We are fauna of the island would be silting
both trained nurses. English-women, round our camp in an impatient
and came out to llritish Columbia to group waiting their turn lo take a
take posts as matrons in a large pri-1I'he out of us? He went off laugh-
vale school. When a year ol hard mg. Poor Fatima was nearly in
work was nearly over, and the long'tears; she said it was all very well
vacation approaching, we decided, | for -me to laugh, but what about
after much thought, to take our lioli- HKK; there wasn't a beast Or insect
day camping out in the wilds.   True, '"  creation  that  would  as much    as
you; tliere s
tip around those rocks. Another
thing; that bay is. full ofoctopi. They
hide under quite small rocks, too; in
fact, it is much safer not to go near
any rocks at all, hot "carer than
within eight feet anyway, and it
would be just as well to take a knife
or an axe with you.''
Here I had a vision of our gome
in to bathe. Fatima armed With a
knife and a blood-curling scowl, myself with an axe and a foot-rule to
ensure our not going any nearer the
fatal rocks than the prescribed eight
. We really could pot help feeling
that the gentle art of leg-pulling hail
been carried far enough when it came
to snakes and the giddy octopus, so
I picked up courage to ask nur acquaintance   why   he   did   not   lump  it
this would bc our first attempt at
camping, but everybody does it in
Canada; and as wc have it on good
authority that it is better to be dead
than to be out of fashion, we determined to camp out and be as good
as the best. We were fortunate
enough to get an invitation from
some hospitable people to camp on
the edge of a bay thirty-five miles I 'I'he eventful day of departure ar-
from   a   town,   seven   miles   from     a  rived,  our  baggage   was  sent  olf  by
take a look al me if she was by, unless it wanted a few bones to bury
for future use. (A nasty one, that!)
But, as she very sensibly 'observed
later, "It simply can't be as bad as
all that, or people would never camp
out at all; and they all do, and seem
to enjoy it, so lei's risk it." So WO
shop  ("store"  they  call  it out here)
and   only   half  a   mile   from   a   small
stage,  and  the  friends  who  had
kindly   offered   us   the   use   of     their
settlement where we should he able laud took us out to the site of the
to get fresh butter, eggs, liiilk audi camp in their motor launch. It was
vegetables from a farm. "There's'1 beautiful big boat with sleeping ac-
nothing much of the wild about that," I commodation for six, and a twenty-
will  say;  but jump  not  to  rash  horse  power  motor.    We  took  turns
I conclusions,       reader.      There      are
thrills  coming.
Clergyman Helps?
When our tent had been hired, our
provisions bought, stretcher-beds,
deck chairs and other necessities ordered, we had the misfortune to meet
a gentleman (a clergyman, too.!)
who knew the spot we were going
to and who wickedly cheered us up
to the following effect: "Camping
out, eh? Just you two alone? And
for the first time? Well, well, well,
you have all your .troubles before
you; I've never known two lone females make a success of camping
yet. You'll quarrel about who is to
do the cooking, and fight over thc
washing-ups, and neither of you will
want to peel the potatoes, or chop
the wood, or bury the rubbish. Oh.
you are in for a high old time, 1 can
assure you. What part of the island
are you going to? Rocky Jroint, eh?
Dear me. 1 know that part very well.
You will be quite' safe there; nothing
lo harm you at all. Barring an occasional bear and a few timber wolves
and mountain lions, there's not much
game   in   that   direction.     Of   course
lo steer, Fatima and I. and were as
proud as a cat with two tails to bc
allowed to take'the wheel at all; but,
as our host observed at the time, unless we undertook to "butt America
off the face of the earth" there was
nothing between us and the Pacific
ocean, so it was quite a good place
to make experiments. It was a glorious day, the sea as blue as could be,
the sky vicing with it in colors; on
our right the beautiful wooded hills
and valleys of Vancouver Island, and
eighty miles away on our left the
great snow-covered Olympic range,
peak after peak standing out against
the blue.
Fishing Tents
There were several little delays
after our arrival and the departure
of the launch before we got our
goods and chattels together and had
dragged them through the woods
from our road to our camping
ground, but when they had all come
we set to work to put up onr tent.
It was the first time we had ever
handled  a   tent,   or  indeed   seen   one
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\s I make tins little journey are wise you will make I ������
through life and stiuly my fellow continue your study, for iii
travellers  on   the  way,  the  question profound  and  satisfying  joy can
which so often arises and tills me
with wonderment each time is, why
do so many women who have reached inaiiiri-r years, ami attained to the
exalted ranks nf wives ami mothers
often possess so little of any s..rt ol
definite charm or personality of their
own. There are exceptions, ol
course, as in every case, hut we can
all look around, and
place a finger on one after anuther
poor women wlm have become mere
machines for the performance ol
household duties, their Individuality
has entirely left them. Can there he
a more uninteresting person than
the woman who is always described
by her acquaintenances as 'sueh a
splendid housekeeper.' Understand
that I do not decry household duties,
but duty anil common sense can both
bc driven to death.
Tn earlier years there is not the
slightest doubt but what you poor
women who have thus lost yotu personality were possessed of charm, it
not through any vein of originality or particular ability, at least
through through that fascination
which freshness, girlishness ami
youth invariably carry with them.
But these arc charms which fade
with the years, and knowing such to
be the case, why have you not cultivated others in  their place.
Ts it necessary tliat tlic Hours anil
���lays from end to end should be fillen
with work, often uncongenial work?
Motherhood anil housekeeping are.
we are told, the principal and highest duties of women, but why, because of this fact become smug, dull,
complaisant and uninteresting. Why
forget that there are other subjects
in the world worthy of consideration
and attention as well as childish ailments and the manner and method
of cooking meals
re''   ed   through   the
������ >111������ special talent, ami
era lily   close   this   outlet   lutiire
content will surely follow
ing     nl
ii delib-
Cultivate  Sense  of  Humor
There are su many men. if you
would only try them, who would
value charming and intelligent coin-
immediately I panionship far more highly than excessive displays uf manual labor for
their comfort.
There arc of course so many ways
of living, and life tu every one is an
individual problem, to be solved only
with the help uf time, hut thc solution will bc much more simple ii you
would only cultivate before all things
a sense of humor.
'There is an old saying tllat 'as
much noise can be made with laugh-
ing as crying," sn, whenever ynu can,
find a laugh in all things, even in
difficulties; be like ".Sentimental
'Tommy" uf liarrie fame, and laugh
at yourself, that is hest of all. A
kindly touch of humor aud sympathetic understanding is worth even
so much housekeeping excellence,
and has a much farther reaching et-
fect in life.
Bo because you are the mother ot
children and have the responsibility
of a household's well being, do not
neglect yourself, but find yourself in
the cultivation of charm and personality, and when you express yourself
in all tilings, in your house, conversation, movements, and clothes���but
always remember it is far better to
possess one gown and a definite
charm than to be rooed like a princess in a fairy tale and have no more
individuality than a machine.
Keep as your motto the old saying used by the French people "litre
et pas Avoir," which expresses most
successfully  in  a  very few words all
In spite of bringing up children aiidjthat I have been trying to say
looking after the well being of a
husband, insist upon being yourself,
upon keeping your own identity, and
find time to cultivate those things as
a duty which will give ynu a charm
of your own and a distinctive personality, for this latter quality is as much
nine tenths nf thc battle for success
ill  the home as  it is  in business.
crush and crease in that annoying
way tllat their sister frocks oi muslin or linens have of doing. Now
that for a time we must pack our-
Be Courteous selves   into   thc   very   smallest   space
One or tlic greatest helps toward in crowded jitneys or stay at home,
-harm is the habit of courtesy, all all we appreciate the value ol the non-
too rare habit in these days amongst crushable materials. But really a
women, as one can easily see with muslin nr linen frock requires . the
little talent for observation, in iron passed over it each separate
pla-.time nf wearing to  he a success, al
fresh  sum-
I   have   come   In   thc   definite
elusion  that  the most effective
Ihe  must  serviceable   summer
garments are those made of soft
in and jersey cloths,  for they do
but   __.. ^^^^^^^
stores, street cars, or any public
ees. It costs so very little in the
giving, and it is wonderful what an
effect a bright smile nr a "thank!
ynu" can have.
Above all things bring courtesy
into the daily life of the home, don't
leave it upon the donr-step when you
go inside,  for  it is  without doubt
importance in married life than, their kind
tlie same time  fur reall
inery   effect   nothing   can   surpass    a
dainty muslin  or  voile.
This year, however, a decided preference is given to the softly draping, distinctly artistic effects, and
they can only he achieved in suit
satins,  crepe  dc  chines  nr  others  nt
of a close turban shape; they are
worn well on the head, just about
meeting tlu- brows. 'These are made
of' coarse colored straws or uf soit
* *  .:-
Aii amusing story is told in connection with the well known picture j
by William Frith, "A Chili! heeding I
Frith purchsed, fur models, a dozen I
white   rabbits   from  a   dealer    which
wen-  tu be sent  lu  liis  house.
'Tin-   man   wlm   bri ni/lit   them   foolishly left them in iln- garden and iln-1
animals naturally got  away through 1
the  fence.
When  Mr.  h'rilh  found  liis rabbits
gone he searched  the  neighbourhood!
| for till-in. and got must of them back.
but not all
Meeting   the   dealer   next   day     he
said  "What on  earth  did  ynu  meanI
by letting those rabbits loose on my
lawn.    I  had  a  frightful job to  linil!
them am:, as it is.  I only cut eleven."!
'The dealer scratched his ear.
"Well, eleven is pretty good, guv'
nor." he said. "1 only left six. you
know, the rest was being sent up
* * *
Operatic  and  Dramatic  Society  Has
Been Started
A general meeting was held on
Monday evening last at tlic Old
Country Tea Rooms on t'ranville
street, in connection with tlic proposed formation of an Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society. 'The
chairman, Mr. Macdonald, was unable to be present, and his place was
filled by Mr. Baxter. 'The minutes
of the former meeting were read by J
Mr.  Brown, and duly passed.
Resolutions were passed to the effect that the society bc called th;
"Arcadian Operatic and Dramatic
Society." the number of members to
be limited to 75 operatic and 3(1 dramatic. An acting committee of l-l
persons, five to be drawn from the
operatic and three from the dramatic
portions, thc others being the otf,-
cials ol the society, was decided upon
who would be empowered to select
roles, etc.
Mr. James Leyland was appointed
secretary and the entrance fee was
fixed t $5 per year for gentlemen and
$4 for ladies. Several other matters
arose for discussion but were left
over until the next general meetin,;
which will he held on Monday, June
25. at the same place.
All intending members should
make an effort to be  present.
A marriage was solemnized on j
'Thursday last at the residence ol j
Rev. Knox Wright, the contracting
parties being Wallace Kennedy, a resident uf Squamish fur the last ifiiirl
years, formerly of Vancouver and;
Telkhani', tondon, and Ethel Laura
Frances Janes nf Squamish, formerly!
nf London, Eng. 'The happy couple i
will take up their residence at Squa
mish where Mr. Kennedy is interest
ed in tlie motor launch business.
anywhere  else  in   the  world.    Wear
it  as  an  armor,  never  allow   it    to
relax,  so keep  mutual  respect  in  the
household insured, for the old ;
"familiarity     breeds       contempt
often  all   ton   true  between   hi
and wives,  ami  parents and  cl
I do not mean  that you sliuuld
vert  back   to   the   standards   of   J
jreat  grandmothers  wh
esy was meant all  sorts of ceremonial   mannerisms.     'Those   would     ict
fit in with your lives, ur thc manner
nf your  living  today,  any
nur  grcat   grandmother's   1
ing methods would suit pr
But there is a courtesy whi
its  own  charm,  and  arises  Ir
I m
erance, fairness, judgment, sympathy.
the gift of being able to sec both
sides of a question, and tu put
self in the other person's place
to bc a distinct personality tu your
family, hold a fascination for them.
let the children think thai the tun
begins when yon are in the house,
not, as is too often ihe case, only
when  your back  is turned,
Some/will  perhaps argue  that   this
is   a   difficult   matter:   Imw   can   you
find  time  for fun,
atiotl   when   your
household  work*
and planning of
Blouses are as fashionable as ever
and rather mure varied iu style.
Many of the newest are made with
a deep sailor shaped collar and finished on front with soft loose tie
ends, falling to thc waist. These are
capital affairs fur wearing with coats
and finishing them off iu a "dressy"
manner. Thc slip on over the head
"jumper" style is still popular and
is charming in crepe dc chime or
Georgette crepe, dainty smocked in
contrasting colors, or ornamented
with ruws of stitches ill colored
silks and other styles of hand embroidery.
Of course thc coat frock is as much
lends lin evidence as ever, and is much too
lol-1 loose  fitting,  comfortable  a  garment
We arc offering special inducements in purchasers mi Saturday
( Dollar Day)
$1.00 off every $10.00 on the
prcei of our Suits. $20.00 Suits
for $18.00; $30.00 Suits for $27.
$1.00 off every pair of Odd Trousers from $7.50 up.
White and Colored Shirts with
soft or starched cuffs, regular
up to $1.50.    Your choice $1.00
Bargains   in   Men's   Hosiery,
Gloves, Collars and Ties
Stock hest selected  -in   the   city
and bargains in all lines
Clubb & Stewart, Ltd.
Tel. Sey. 702
309 to 315 Hastings St. W.
Continued   from page 2
��� urt-
nore than
isent con-
other than erected and in use. It
was a tent with walls���quite a small
cottage in itself, and there were two
pules tn set up. one at each end, with
a cross-bar in between. When we
tried to dig holes fur the pole* we
found tlie earth very hard���all rock
in Fact���sn we had tu go up tu ilic
settlement and borrow a pickaxe, and
| the way Fatima set to work with
that pick was a treat. W'i' had arranged I" take turns and make one
hole each but Fatima was su attached tu that pick 1 simply couldn't get
a look in. though 1 nearly lust a
really useful eye trying to see if the
hulc was deep enough just as sh<
brought the pick up with a swing, It
was a very exciting job, but we got
lhe pules in at last and the whole
tent up with a great deal less Irottbl ���
than micht have been expected Foi
two 1
i spot,
n    a
to   be   relegated   to   the   back   ground
for a very lung time.    I  saw a  most
elegant  one  a   few  days  ago  in   rich
quality  Soft  satin,     ll   was   cut    on
simple  full  straight  lines,  llie  bodice
part  being  almost   like   the   bib   part
ui  an apron iu the  front, iln- apron
iront   being   composed     ol   ,i   lovely
tinsel  brocade,   reaching  to   the  hips,  ^	
and  finished  with  sash  ends of    thei this grove was abruptly rising grotipd I
same coming from thc sides of Front covered with mossy rocks and shrubs
and  loosely  tied  at  the    back.    The  completly   sheltering   us     Hum     the
nr exercise fascin- sleeves were long and  possessed but windiest quarter.    Away up overhead
time   is   spent     in I little  fullness,   while   the    neck     was) were   great  pine   trees,  so  far  up   ill |
md   the     worrying square in outline, finished with a Hat
limited income.        I band of the brocade laid on.    It  was
me maidens and a first attempt
Ideal   Camping  Site
camping ground was an
a flat piece uf ground jn
bit bigger than the teni.
will  sheltered  by a grou
arbutus trees.    At the ba
Then I would say keep persistently
before you a sense of the proportionate value of things, dn not pay ton
much attention and waste time on
the small things that have little or
no bearing on the larger issues of
life, and try not to lose your ability
to Feel delight, interest and surprise,
and never outgrow enthusiasm.
* * *
Get Best Out of Life
Have your hobbies, too, your side
issues, and let them be recognized;
do not get left behind your family
because you cannot find time for self
improvement. The only life we
know is here with us today, so get
the best out of' it; it is tint selfishness, nor should it mean neglect ot
others to devote some little part of
your time to congenial pursuits, or
improving the mind, rather is it Uic
opposite and better for tliCm for bus-,
bands and children can be proud of on the outside and a little urn down
their possessions so why should they collar o blue linen finished the neck
not be proud of you, the wife and of the blouse H.s little sister, a
mother, because they feel ynu to be trifle more advanced in years, wore
as charming as other women, for do a white corded muslin truck with a
not forget "that even your own will1, broad band of smocking about the
sometimes view you with other eyes, high waist,  worked  in  pink stitches
adopted  from  a   French  model
was  particularly  smart.
Another that met with my approval wa�� oF taFFcta cut in the simplest
manner, the Full soft hanging skirt
joining the plain bodice and sleeve
in one, upper part, just at the waist
line. Just in the front was a braided
and embroidered piece like a small
apron bib, while two large pockets of
the same embroidered work ornamented the skirt. The neck was
round in shape, the wide collar starting from the shoulders.
Unite the prettiest trimming for
tiny folks garments is smocking, and
is really so easily done, although the
effect makes it appear difficult. _. A
wee curly headed boy that I met
one day was a perfect little picture
in a white mull blouse, smocked
across the front in blue, short blue
linen   knickers   were   buttoned     high
and  when   amongst  people,   comparisons will arise.
It is possible that there are man/
of you who since marriage have utterly neglected some special ability
in one of the arts, which before gave
you much pleasure. Lack of time
makes the continuance of this impossible, there are so many other
tilings to be attended to- then, if ynu
while dainty pink stitching finished
the collar and waist bands. With regard to millinery*, many of the
French hats are very large indeed as
tn brim, and on that account are
often of transparent material, a
coarse horse-hair lace being a very
favorite idea in black, while others
again are of gathered tulle. Many
hats gn to the other extreme and are
mil mysterious, especially at
In front of the tent the rocks
fell down in jagged shelves to tlu
sea. Before onr door, hut just a
little to the right, so as not to spoil
our view, were two great trees. The
tide came right up on the rocks below our door and at low tide more
great rocks were disclosed, all covered with seaweed. In the cracks
and crannies were huge mussels
weighing more than a pound each,
great starfish with more legs than a
right-minded fish ought to want, and
the most wonderful varieties of ane-
ever seen there. In fact, the whole
mones and weird sea-creatures I have
sea teemed with life tllat It seemed
impossible to put one's toe in without deranging something or other in
the fish line.
When we had got the tent right
up we put up our beds���simple affairs which folded up lengthways and
had a stretch of canvas tor a mat-
trass���made them; evolved a dressing-table out of two of nur provision
boxes with a small plank between
them and a clean towel over all;
hung up a fancy pin cushion or two,
a calendar and a fly paper, and our
temporary home  was  fully furnished.
Outside, under the shelter nf our
pines, we made a dining-table out ot
a piece of fallen log too big and
heavy tn move, dragged up a couple
of smaller pieces to act as dinner-
wagon antl buffet, got two small
chunks for footstools, made a larder
of    a   plank    resting    between     two
branches of a couple of small arbutus trees iu the grove at tile back,
and all was read,.. Uawn below the
tent, mi the highest part ui ihe hare
rocks, .'.ml well aoov! the tide line,
1 made a fireplace oi si Mies with a
nat stone in the ni.diju. to hold a
saucepan, a flat piece near by tn
stand things on, auc���luxury ui lu\-
uties���a seal fur the cook. Titie, un
tin- only occasion on v.lii.'lt this seat
was used it fell over backwards with
me un it. and if Fatima had nut
saved our lives with a large chunk
ui tree with which she vvas pvking
the me we s-h .tilii ".,ih have been
considerably singed. Mill, taken as
; art ol thc camp scenery, that cook's
seal was O.K.
False Alarm
The first day. tired nut wilh our
exertions and excitement, we went
tu bed as sunn as it began to get
dark, .Getting into bed was a eery
trying ordeal. Vou could imt help
thinking, as ymi gingerly inserted a
shrinking tune, uf ihc greal black
spiders that just love t- -i l into
your  blankets,   and  you   don't   know
thev   are   there   till   they   nip   J'OU "     1
ian  tell  you  it   required  a  _; !  deal
in courage in stretch down tu the
bottom, especially when yi u remem
Dered that ynu had omitted to bring
the  "antidote."
The beds weer very comfortable,
though mure than a trifle ricketty mi
their legs, but I could imt sleep, and
just lay and blinked at the curious
shadows the trees threw mi the rool.
(To be continued)
Mr, Arthur Henderson, a well
known bank clerk of this city, atter
six years' service to the Imperial
Bank of Canada, in Vancouver, has
joined the Canadian Artillery and will
shortly leaves for overseas with a
contingent of the Canadian forces.
Before leaving the bank, the manager, Mr. J. M. Lay, told him that he
would personally do all he could to
get him a position in the bank when
he returned after the war, but the
bank itself refused to keep his position open for him and refused to give
him his regular annual holiday with
pay, notwithstanding the fact that he
went short on his holidays last year,
only getting nine days instead of the
usual two weeks.
Truly the banks are doing their
best to win the war. They are making great sacrifices���but apparently
this is done upon one condition only,
namely, that such sacrifices shall improve the financial statement of the
institution at the end of the year. The
citizens of Vancouver, however, congratulate Mr. Anderson upon his
manly conduct in this matter 'and
hope that he may return to Canada
covered with glory from head to foot.
The Long  Distance Telephone
Is Always Ready
Wherever you are the telephone is always available to
give you instant connection
with home and friends. You
always get the party you want
and you get your answer immediately.   No talk,   no pay
Mistress (angrily): "How dare
you talk cak to me in that
way? 1 never saw such impudence.
Vou have plenty of nerve to call
yourself  a  lady's maid."
.New maid; "T don't call myself
that now. ma'am, but I was one before I took this job.''
"before you were married you said
you'd lay down your life for me,"
she sobbed.
"1 know it," he answered, "but in
this wretched little flat there is _ no
room to lay anything down.*' FOUR
1����*���-^ Richmond Craig's Weekly Message ^^^
The Law of the Lord is Perfect.   Psalm  19 and 7.
Truly, wc live in an age of hooks.
In an age when honks have become
almost like a second nature to' us.
In every- walk of our lives they are
an essential; an absolute necessity.
We have learned to depend upon
them, so much are cur twentieth century lives lived according to formula. The old time order of tilings rapidly passes, and every day almost
sees us adopting something new. Today we hail with acclamation the
and  bestow
"great." Tomorrow we will cast it
from us as useless and antiquated.
"Ideas out nf date.'' we say, as we
toss yesterday's nooks from tis, and
turn to something "modern."
and mission of the Word of God. 11
is a guide to those who are perplexed, and strengthens those who are
weak and ready to perish. It interprets the deepest emotions of the
heart and brings gladness to the
heart of the weary and oppressed.
It can lead the erring and sinful
back to God. And it contains inexhaustible depths of comfort and inspiration and growth for those who
explore the riches of its treasury, for
it is wonderfully adapted 'to all the
varying circumtsances and necessities of the believer's life. It has an
interest that is always fresh, and
ever new. Wc can never outgrow
its help, as as one says, "reach a
stage of spiritual development wher
it can no longer lead us. It ever
goes belore, drawing out and educating every spiritual perception, satis-
j) tying every spiritual need, and yet
ever giving us a sense of infinite fulness." In this sense 'J'he Law ol
the  llihle is Perfect.
Again, another writer says:
"How far the English Bible has
inspired those who have dune most
for the nation, by doing battle with
slavery and corruption, ignorance
and disease, with the opium trade,
and the traffic in strong drink among the native races, can bc seen by
a  reference   lo  thc   work    of    noble
f  some  man's  thought, I Christian   patriots  like     Wilberforce.
upon it the epithet, | and Granville, Sharp. Robert Kaikes,
John I Inward and Elizabeth Fry.
God's Word illumined them, and
many others like them since, and
guided them into large and gracious
conceptions and deeds. It let ihem
see that patriotism does not consist
in waving the flag, and still less in
flouting  other   flags.     It
put of a century ago. And iiesidc.,
tliis, tliere are the many millions ot [ jle
copies of texts and quotations, circulated annually in onr niarvelously
developed Sunday Srhool literature
and the literature of the churches.
Historians and archaeologists are
cfery year making discoveries by
which fresh light is focused upon the
records of Holy Writ. Each fresh
discovery will niafnify the miracle
of its history and preservation ami
tend to demonstrate more clearly the
fact that the Bible is not a mere
book but is a living and inextinguishable source of light and life as well
as of wisdom.
Life Without the Bible
A young lawyer, an infidel, boasted
that he was going out west to locate
in some place where there  ,vcrc    no
churches,   Sunday  Schools    ,r   Bibles,
Before a year was .*.ut ll-- wrote to
a class-mate, a young minister, beg-1 prison.
ging him  lo come out where lie vas'tu  |,jm
and start  a  Sunday'School and    also
preach, and "be sure  to bring plenty
of   Bibles."   closing   his   letter
A Story From Syria
Jurinres was a Syrian man who
had been quarrelling one night, and
before the quarrel was ended he had
more than  one gunshot  wound
They  carried   him   a,vay     tn     the
Mission   Hospital,   where     he   loudly
protested   that   lie   really   could     noi
afford the  tinv  fee the missionaries
asked I mm all  who could pay  it.
His clothes did imt look poor.
though he declared so stoutly lhal
was a poor man; and lo prove il
he turned his pockets out and removed his waist-Sash, where money
is pi ten carried, and they found no
money  upon  him.
The doctor was just going lo sign
a paper to admit him free when he
suddenly thought of the fez cap that
Jurinres wore; he look it off, and
behold! the money rolled about in
every direction.
In spile of his cunning. Juriorcs
proved a grateful patient, and as the
days went by he asked many ques-
tions and read the New Testament
Before he came to the hospital he
had been a drunken, quarrelsome
fellow, and once he had been put in
Hut the missionaries talked
to lurn and prayed tor him; and at
last one day he told them that when
with  ,K'  w!l's  we"  atfain  he  should  like  t
tn   III
ts are   like
horn for no
In many ways, t
men.    Snme seem
end or purpose. To the general pub-1keeping the escutcheon of the nation
he their alpha and omega is a mys- clean; in delivering the land from the
tery. Among the flotsam and jtsom, foul |,i<-,ts of cruelty, drunkenness
they have their being. They die,��� and lust, oppression, injustice and
with none so poor as to do them rev- hunger; Jn bringing the legislation
erence. Others, live a little while L���d administration of the Empire
aglow then Dicker out done to lnt0 harm0ny with the mind of God;
death hy the same breath as kept j��� giving every citizen cause to love
them alive. And a few. like Ihc Stal- the fatherland, so that the cry 'I'or
warts of all ages, stand out, clear and|aiter and hearth' will be a mockery
decisive above all others. Ihey have for none; and for all that nothing
a mission to perform, a message to: iias iJCCn so fruitful as the circulation
proclaim, and the law of the survival and spread of the Bible, and just in
.of the fittest gives them their place, proportion as it dominates and sanc-
I hey are healthy and robust, ami tjfjcs the life and thought of our time
exercise an elevating nilncr.-e upon -vvill tbe nation be truly prosperous
the world. Ihey re propped up by and great and frpe. Thc patriotism
neither lineage nor favor. Their wi,jc|, the Bible inspires is sane and
power is telt universally, and their healthy and enduring; and just be-
fame and fragrance is perenmel. cause it is Divinely guided. It rcs-
Ihcy never die: they live on, and pects the rights of others, even as t
each successive generation reveres knows how to defend its own."
their  memory,  and  witli  appreciation * * *
calls  them  "Blessed."
these words. "I have become convinced lhat a place without Christians
and Sabbaths and churches and Bibles is too much like hell for any
living  man   to  stay  in."
The Great  Preachers
- Newell D.  Hillis -
Misconceptions  of  the  Bible .act  that all  the  writings have    been
Never has there been a book sn translated into the English tongue,
betrasbed and bcrubbished as lhe1 the real unity ol these sixty-six pam-
Bible. Ihis book has been like a nh\(it is an intellectual, ethical and
gothic cathedral given over to ruinIspiritual unity. It is religion, the lite
and decay, until cobwebs and <lu��i ,,i Cnd, in the s.u! of these men, tllat
over the windows have obscured thelmakei these authors brothers. lhe
beauty,   while   just   beneath   the   spi- thread  that  unite,   the  writers  is  the
der's web are lhe faces Ol angels and
scraps. To begin with, the Bible is
not a bok at all���it is a library shell
life ol God, (lowing along the channel of man's soul. And because the
life  of  God  to  Moses  and  Joshua  is
of   pamphlets,   swept   together.     an(i|onc  wjth  the  life of God in  the soul
made   one   by   the   printer's     thread, of Paul and John, their writings alscr
These paniphets are  written  in  three gre one.
languages,     Hebrew,     Aramaic     and
Greek.    They represent three  contin-l
In your  library are a hundred  vof-
ents, Africa,  Asia and  Europe.  Eightli.
hundrcd  years  of   time   roll   between
nines on 'h* rise of ilem.ciay.
live  a  different  life.
So   they   told   him   how     great     a
Friend he had  in Jesus  Christ,    and
tried   to  make   him   understand     that
jGod would help him to overcome hisit]lc
Memorizing Scripture old bad ways.
note   lhe   coming   nf   a   move-      Ad  last   Jnriores   left   th"   hospital
'The  Bible Success  Band," or-MIe  did  not  forget  all  he  hal
to his work and lived a very di
ent life  indeed,  until  by  and  by
left   Brmnmaiid  and  the  missionari
!saw him  no more.
ganized  in   Britain  in   19(18,  and    its (there.    Steadily and quietly he stuck
plan  of  operation  is  the  learning  Ol
a  verse  daily  with   frequent   reviews,
until whole  chapters  and  psalms  are
an  enduring  possession.
It has spread rapidly in Christian
and mission lands. An Australian
merchant says of il. "The daily verse
has become as much an institution
as the daily porridge."
the first pamohlets and the last. The
pamphlets represent biography, autobiography, law, history, poetry, vision, drama, letters, dreams nf the
Golden Age. The authors include
shepherds, soldiers, sheiks, judges,
kings, tanners, husbandmen, scribe*,
fishermen, stone-cutters, the physician, the teacher and the prince,
To  really understand  this   Book  ol
Books, the Bible should be separated
into  thc    various    parts,    and    each
pamphlet   published   separately     wilh
name,  date,  language,  city,   race,
, with the purpose and contents of the
writing.    It would  h.llp  to have  each
'""'"'pamphlet  lound   in   a   color   different
ks cover i!i* period from tin
republic   ill   A,I.ens    and     the
from   that  ot   any
niher    pamphlet
lee   that   whereas.
the  present unity of lhe book  is
cs mechmi'a' unity,
The Gospel in the World
There are about 44d languages and
150 dialects in Africa.    The Bible has
been translated in about 7>_ ��� I these.
���:>:���; I pai lly by
the  printer's art.  and  partly  by    the
Cities in Ita.y, io the last bock by
onr ruler in Washington, But that
wliich makes these books, one is the
mother priucip-c ol liberty and self-
���o.cTiinicm >.ni otherwise, these
-i-ity-six parnph' is that have been
bound together in the Bible, are imt
pamphlets Sboii religinn���they are
religious ,)0'J.'<-*, m that the life ot
God dwells in them, I hey tell ns
how Gnd feels towards sinful man,
and they justify the ways of God ami
His government Inward His earthly
children. Once every year ihe housewife cleanses the rubbish from thc
moms and leaves the building swept
and garnished. Prom time to time
men ought lo go over their conception nf the Bible and cleanse away
the grime, the misconceptions, the
foolish views and superficial, 'Tlie
Koh-i-noor itself gathers dust.���
Rev.   A.   Paul   writes   from   Wuhu.!     The   Mormons   are   making   special
China:    '"The work of the  Band this efforts to gain  converts in  England.
year  has  far  exceeded   nur  expects- The   Bishop   of  London  has  warned
tions.    We  have  sent  out  about   10.-  his clergy to be on the alert. , ,
; wrinkle  m   it
000  booklets,   and   we   will   have     to      'The   Dutch   Relormed   Church     ot
send out a  good  many    more    next South  Africa is  seeing a great  revi-
What the Face Tells
Sometimes in passing through a
crowd, we see a face that attracts us
by its sweetness of expression. Perhaps it is an old lace, crowned wiih
a glory of hoary hairs yet love, joy
and peace shine out of even  dot and
Sometimes     it
i young   face   that   beams   with
purity  and  beauty
year.    We have had no movement inlval  of  missionary  enthusiasm,   under;     But   whether   old
,_,,���,,.���, In  British Columbia the  Bible    is
THE MONARCH OF BOOKS    .practically an unknown book.   It has
And  amidst  the  multitude  of    our no place in our schools, and in many
books one stands out asThe Monarch I homes it is never opened.    It has a
of All.   Thc one and only, that   has very small place even in some Sun-
stood the acid tests of lime.    It has day  Schools, and in  many  churches
grown under monarchies and flour
ished through democracies. The
storms and rages of inquisiti ms have
leapt at it in fanatical fury, but it
has withstood them. In cvery country of the world it has found home.
and friends, and men have died in
order that its potency might he preserved to future generations. 'The
tyranny of time has done its best to
stamp out thc Bible and the edicts,
hurled against it. have been legion
in number, but. Thanks be unto God,
Thc Law of the Lord is Perfect, and
although the anathemas of many religions and creeds have oft pronounced its doom, it has triumphed through
Ihc ages.
* * *
Consider, if you will, the Influence
of 'The Bible upon the history of the
world. Our nation l-ads the world
today in everything that stands for
righteousness and honesty, anil that,
for one grand reason. The precepts
and principles o! our Holy Religion
are those of The Word of God as revealed to us in His Book. Our forefathers held them sacred and ('ear.
and counted mt the cost, that this
old Book might be preserved to us.
'Ihe Bible steadied ami stayed the
founding of ihe great New England
Stales, and built in Free America, a
a great nation whose motto is "In
God We Trust." Its spirit has dominated the lives of nur greatest men.
and all the numerous agencies at
work for the advancement of civilization, and thc amelioration of suffering humanity owe their existence
to its philanthropic  influence.
* * *
English-speaking peoples everywhere owe a great deal to tlie Bible.
For over three hundred years it has
truly heen a great gift "from God.
spreading lgiht. life and liberty among our many peoples, and multitudes  eagerly acknowledge  their vast
the officiating clergyman is the only
person who ever uses one, during the
service. People go to church here,
but they never think of taking a Bible
with them. A recent graduate from
our University was asked, the other
day, where the story of Dives and
Lazarus was to be found, but alas,
no answer could be given by the distinguished scholar from B. C. to the
simple question.   We teach all kinds
of heathen philosophies, and cram China that has taken such a grip
the student's minds full of literary' upon the Christians throughout the
rubbish,   gathered  from    the    refuse
The Comrade
W'e spoke of Ihe Angels at Mons.    With a smile "and a shake of Ihe head
They heard us.   "A beautiful dream, a wounded man's fancy," they said,
But what should wc care for their looks, and the scorn that is lurking below,
Tor the smile, thc incredulous cry.    Wc have seen, vie have felt, and we knoxv!
Out there in Ihc glare.of the noon, when thc grcat guns blaze forth fur and wide;
Or when pain-tortured body and soul in the merciful darkness may hide;
Alone, keeping watch iicath the slurs, or charging a trench with the rest;
Thought thc thrill and the glamour have fled, if a lad is but doing his best,
A Presence comes into his life, a Comrade is there at his side,
No mystical, far-away dream, but a Man, who was wounded, who died,
And once yon have felt., let them scoff.    He has called, and your heart must respond;
And the terror and pain lose their power���He is with you till death, and beyond..
Christine Grant Miller Orr.
heaps of dead ages, but the life giving, soul inspiring truths of our grand
old Bible, we do not know, and we
do not teach them.
* �� *
We have forgotten God's word in
British Columbia, and we might as
well admit it, and this, more than
anything else, accounts for the low
ebb to which morality has fallen
amongst us. If we spent more money on Bibles and the teaching of the
principles they contain, and less upon
investigations, which, so far have
produced no results, and served no
end, other than to provide a little
easy money for the legal profession,
and a little comedy for the political
loafers and parasites, we would be
doing something worth while, in the
way of eradicating the foul stain that
is upon our name and province. One
lesson from the Bible in righteousness is worth more to a community
than one hundred legal investigations into Dolitical corruption and
iniauitv. Washine White is more
beneficial than White-washing.
* * *
Marvelous   Growth   of   Bible   Circulation
Tt is but little more than a century
ago that Voltaire nroohesicd that in
a hundred vears thc Bible would be
an extinct book.    How* has that nro
indebtedness tn it. Kven tnday it islnhecy been fulfilled? ��� From 1804 to
the greatest treasure we possess. Inj1��17 the total issues of Biblcl and
the hour nf our national sorrow its! portions of the same in all Eurone
messages have comforted the broken-land  America were  about  three  mill
ion conies, or an average of less than
a quarter a million a year, distributed in less than seventy languages
At nresent the  thirtv  Bible  societies
hearted and cheered the down-cast.
With Augustine very many in these
war days could say:
"I have met many sayings in I'lato
and in Cicero which were beautiful of the world which exist for the sne-
and wise: but among them all I never-cific purpose nf publishing the Wnrd
found Come unto Me. all ye that I of God without note or comment,
labor and are heavy laden, and I will'issue the whole Bible, or portions of
give you rest. Take my yoke upon jit. in over 500 lancuatres. and Ihe
yon. and learn of Me: for T am mee'e i acrtrrecate circulation is about 18,-
and lowly in heart: and ye shall find lOOO.OOO conies a vear. 'Then (here
rest unto your souls. Fnr Mv voke|are the Bibles nnd portions
is easy, and My burden  is light."       ihv  nrivate   publishing-  firms.
Constant exercise of the memory
so develops its power of assimilation
that memorization becomes progressively easy. The plastic minds ot
young people would soon incorporate pages of Scripture.���Record ot
Christian   Work.
* * ��
Abe Lincoln's Aphorisms
A weekly review is taken to task
for a reference to Abraham Lincoln's
great principle that you may tool
some of the people some of the time,
and all of thc people some of the
time, but that you cannot tool all the
people all tbe time. It is difficult to
say whether tllis attribution is more
unjust to the memory of Lincoln or
to that of Phineas 1. Barnum, who
minted thc phrase. Lincoln did not
brighten his aphorisms with wit.
"Government of the people, by the
people, for thc people," and "I don't
think much of a man who is not
wiser today, than he was yesterday,"
and."it is not best to swap horses
when crossing a stream' are veritable Lincolnisms, and they are nt
a solid and commonplace quantity.
Lincoln did not invent the third, but
it was he wdio gave it universal cur
* * *
"Our Neighbors''
South America is thc nearest con
tinent to Canada and the United
States; the most accessible of any
foreign country; it has the easiest
foreign languages; it .is one of the
healthiest in the world; in many parts
its  means   of  transportation  are*   ot
the   spiritual   leadership     of   Andrew
Over a thnisi.n.l pounds has recently been contributed to the Albert Victoria Hospital in India Iiy
non-Christian Hindus, who have keen
touched and convinced of the power
of medical missions.
The two missionaries, Messrs
Sheppard and Morrison, who were
arrested on the Congo ior their exposure of the crimes of officials
against the natives, have at last been
The cruel restraint which lor ages
has intimidated the peoolc of Persia
is slowly dying out, and people of all
classes are asking for salvation and
education.    Schools  are  ovei flowing
The Lutherans of Hungary have
founded a Hungarian Missionary Society to take up work in Indian and
Fast Africa.
Dr. Dennis in his book "The New
���Horoscope of Mission.-),'* says there
was an average of 2600 communicants admitted to Christian churches
every  Sunday ol hut year.
The" Gide.ns, an organization of
Christian commercial travelling men,
has grown in ten years to a membership   of  8,000.
we see that iiniuistakeable soul-light
in a face we know that the heart behind it is pure, the life good; and that
the body thus illuminated is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
To keep the mind occupied wilh
good, pnurc, useful, beautiful and divine thoughts, precludes the possibility ot thinking about, and thus being tempted by. things sinful, low or
lt   is  because   Paul  kne.v  this   that
he says so earnestly;   "I'lnajlv, brc-
them, whatsoever things are true,
whatsoever things arc honest, whatsoever tilings are of good report,
think on these things."
ln the well-informed habit of thinking pure thoughts lies tlic secret ot
being pure in heart; and in the daily
and nightly meditation in the law oi
the Lord, is a safeguard against many
of the sins which defile the carnal
heart, and debase and blacken the
countenance.���-Scottish   Reformer.
Doing  Our Best
No man can dn mnre than his best
Bul a good many men can dn more
than  they  think   is  their  best.
Choose  ever   the  plainest  road,    it
always answers best.    For tbe    same
reason chose ever to do and try what
is the most just and the most direct
,s    ".'This   conduct   will   save    a  thousand
health blushes and a thousand struggles, ami
will deliver you from secert torment-
when i wliich are never failing attendants o_
 , dissimulation.
 ,      !     vVe regret having striven to attan
our high aims���even though we fail
in man's sight but not in God's���lm*
He will bless efforts honestly, earnestly made, and in confidence and
patience wait. Anyhow, it is better
tn have striven and failed than never
tn have striven at all. .Man leari^
also in failure sometimes more than
in success.
When you cannot avoid, learn P
bear. True happiness is cheap, dm
wc apply to the right merchant for
it. 'The difficult part of good temper
cons:sts in forebearance, and accommodation to the ill humor of others.
Nature supplies what it absolutely
needs. Socrates, seeing a heap ot
treasure, jewels, and costly furniture-
carried in pomp through the cily.
said. "How many things do I not desire."
Always remember no one can debase you but yourself. Slander, satire, falsehood, injustice���these can
never rob you of your manhood.
Men may lie about you, they may
denounce you, they may cherish suspicions manifold, they may make
your failings the target of their wit
or cruelty���never bc alarmed, never
swerve an inch from the line your
judgment and conscience have marked out for you. 'They cannot, by all
their efforts, take away your knowledge of yourself, the purity of your
motives, the integrity of your character, and Ihc generosity of your
nature. While these are left you arc.
in point  of fact, unharmed.
What Makes  a  Nation  Great
Not serried ranks with flags unfurled,
Not   hoarded  wealth   nor  busy  mills,
Not  cattle  on  a  thousand  bills.
Re   Overdue   Payments   on   Applications  to  Purchase  Crown  Lands
in British Columbia
the j that, under  the    provisions    of    the
i "Soldiers'    Homestead    Act    Repeal
Act," any person  who did  not apply
under  the  "Soldiers'  Homestead  Acl,
1916,"  to complete  his application  to
Not   sages   wise,   nor     schools,     nor purchase,   either   by  payment  in   full
artnored. ships   that   gird
printed itlle hes*;  its governments  are    most
returns 1 favorable  to  gospel  work;  the    res-
|nf which  have  recenllv been   "atber-iponse to  the missionary's  efforts    is
all|ed for the first time, and these    addjcqual  t0  any ot|ler  count       and
The   Bible is    precious    to
because we believe that "The Law.of]mOOO.000  cm.,,-   ,..   ,���������  , ���,- .,  .     , ,        ,    ,   ,  ,      ,
lhe  Lord  is   Perfect  Soul  convertingln.it.     Thus   **'c    iiavc   28 000000    or|*'       the "10St neKlec.ted  by the  :na
the Soul." This is the great message more than 120 times the anndal out-!*ority of Christians at home.
A preacher is' reported to have described the bad place in this graphic
I ash ion:
"Friends," he said, "you've seen
molten metal running out of a furnace, haven't you? it comes out white
hot, sizzling and hissing. Well, they
use that stuff for ice cream in Hades.
McTavish and Macpherson are
adrift in an open boat.
McTavish (on his knees'): O Lord,*
I ken I've broken maist of thy commandments. And I've been a hard
drinker all my days. But. O Lord,
if we're spared this time, I promise
Macpherson: T widna commit mysel' ower far, Donald. I think I sec
Not boasted deeds in freedom's cause
All  these may be,, and yet the  Stale
In eye of God be far from great.
'That  land is  great  which knows the
Whose   songs   are   guided     by
Where  justice   rules   'twixt  man
or by the selection of a proportionate
allotment, may, by proving his interest and paying up in full the balance
of the purchase price and taxes before the 31st December, 1917, obtain
a Crown grant if proof satisfactory
��� to the Minister of Lands is furnished
j that such person is suffering injury
through absence of notice or otherwise.
And further that the interest in
am'j uncompleted applications to purchase held by any person  on  Active
Where love controls in act and plan, i Service   may  he  protected  by  notifi-
Where breathing in   His native air    !c**tion   to   the   ^ands   Department   ot
,,,,,.,                         . ,  the fact that such person is on Active
Each   soul   finds  joy   in   praise and; Servjce and by t|,c filing of proof of
prayer��� U^g interest of such person.
Thus  may  our  country,    good    ,and|    Further   information   will  be   furn-
great, I ished on request to the Deputy Min
ts    /-   i>     r i- i _. ���    , ister  of   Lands,  Victoria.   B.C.
Be  God's  delight-man s best  estate.      Publicatim,   of   this   ���otice   without
���Alexander   Blackburn,     iauthority will  not he  paid for.
___.-.'- . SATURDAY, JLNL 23, 1917
Automobile Insurance
By  A.   S.  MATTHEW
HERE arc four different
kinds '.I automobile insur-'
aiicc. namely: 11) A policy
covering the perili of tire,
transportation and theft. <2) A policy protecting the automobile owner
against l"ss from Ihc liability imposed by law ior damages or. account
ol bodily mj.irics. commonly known
as automobile liability insurance. (���')
A policy protecting thc assured against liability for loss or damage imposed by law on account of injury lo
or destruction of property, c inmon-
ly referred to as property damage
insurance. (41 A policy protectingI
the automobile itself against damage
by collision, commonly referred to as
automobile  collision   insurance,
Thc automobile fire, theft and
transportation policy insures the car
apainst the following perils: (1) Fire
arising from any cause whatsoever
and lightning. (2) Whilst being
transported in any conveyance l.y
land or water. 'It is important to
see that the policy includes the general average and salvage charges lor
which the assured is legally liable).
(3) Theft,   robbery   or   pilferage.
It should be horn.: in mind that
the insurance compa iv is not liable
beyond the actual cash value of ihe
car at the time any loss or damage
occurs. The car. therefore, should
never be insured for an amount m
excess of its reasonable value alter
making a lair allowance for depreciation. If an owner takes out a policy for a larger amount, it will merely result in his paying too much
premium, as in the event of the car
burning up all be will secure from
the insurance will bc the actual value
if the car on the basis of a fair and
just valuation at the lime of the Iir-.
It is also important to state clearly
in the application form for what purpose the car is lo bc used. If it is
possible thai passengers may be
carried for hire in the car ...1 endorsement should be secured (rom
the company giving this permission.
It is also of vital importance to sea
that all material facts are correctly
stated in the application form as any
misrepresentation will void the policy, lt is very advisable that the
owner should have the application
form and policy prepared by a reliable firm making a specialty of automobile insurance, lu this way he
will get the maximum protection at
the smallest cost, and he will be sure
that he is properly and fully covered
without any reservations or vexations  restrictions.
Automobile Liability Insurance
This is thc must important policy
ol all for an automobile owner. It
covers him against law suit, and
damages arising from accidents to
tlic public. This ri,k is the worst
which an automobile owner bas to
face. Hundreds of accidents are being   chronicled   every   day.   and     lhe
responsibility imposed upon the owners of cars is very serious. lb-
courts will always listen very attentively lo the claims of injured pedes-
Irians, and even if the injured person is himself to blame the automobile owner has very frequently to
tight an action in court with ils attendant worry and exp��nse. lhe ois-
iest way for the automobile owner is
to have all this worrj and responsibility taken off his shoulders by paying an annual premium lor ai automobile liability policy. It is of outstanding importance, however, thai
this policy should give the automo-
bile owner complete and unrestricted
indemnification with a Direct Liability Provision. Some policies provide that no action shall lie againsl
the company unless it is brought bv
the assured for loss that he himself
has actually sustained by th" payment in money .of a judgment ren
dercd after trial of the issue. This
is a pernicious restriction and should
not be accepted by any automobile
owner. Ile should bc careful to see
that he secures a direct liability coverage���that is to say that iu the event
of a judgment being given against
him, the insurance company will pay
that judgment direct to the court.
Too much emphasis cannot be placed
otl this point, It would he galling
to an automobile owner i
after a judgment had hei
against him. he himself
this judgment and then '
action against the T.siirm
for reimbursement. He careful in
selecting automobile liability insurance to secure a policy which provides that the insurance company will
pay any judgment direct to the court
without the assured's intervention.
Do not on any consideration accept
a policy which provides that the insurance company will reimburse the
assured after he himself has paid
the judgment. There is no reason
why the assured should have to pay
the judgment without bothering the
assured in view nf the fact that he
carried   their  liability  policy.
When an accident happens, however, the automobile owner should
do his utmost to assist the insurance
company  by  (li   immediately notify
ing the company of the accident. (2.! PORT HANEY ON THE FRASER \<r
Getting the names and full addresses
f all witnesses. (3| Seeing that the
injured person has first aid treatment and is properly taken care ol.
<4| Not making any admission ol
any kind  or taking any  action  which
Loveliest of  Our Towns,  Prosperous I
and  Patriotic
One oi the  features    of a    recent'
Liberal   convention  at   Port    Haney|
Gadsby's   Views   On   The
Ottawa Situation
will   jeopardize   thc   company s   inter- .     ... ,      . ...    ,  t
,    ' ,,!, ,.     '     J uas a splendid luncheon arranged  '���>
ests.     I hesc   precautions   are   appreciated   by   every   insurance   company '��� the   lames   ol   the   1 ort   Haney     War
and the insurance   -ompany  will    al-1 Relief   Association,    l'ort  Haney    is
wa-" reciprocate  '���������_.    . eing  that  the a town nestling on the banks ...   thc,^ ;- ,.._., rf bjf ^ s(ew eootnc. mth the
automobile   owner    is   protected    in Fraser   supported    by   ai   rich    ami],,     ,   - , ._ ._..._ _.___  I u_:.:.i.    ��� _.. _____ _. *_ _=��� ���._-_
every possible maimer. beautiful  an   agricultural  country Uer- .img to i.-.u-ivhat the bor-j services  for  love  alone.     Here     in
\nother  important  pciul  to wiu.-n "������->'  '"'  lo,,n'1'    lr'-ly-  *!k'  u-b-e  Bet den
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  by   the   War   Belief   Association    r��^^���
Ottawa,   Jim    H>���\\. 11 i>   the    best^be, although  we do not sec  that    a
part   "i   the   world   lighting   ior   de-1 man who is booked to make millions
mocrai'i   .mil  I :r . ..a  puiirim; . -utj
blood and treasure in the (ami     iuse,| British army, can be said to give his
special attention should be directed
is the limits oi insurance Do n it
under anv circumstances accept a
policy with small limits, Insist up in
getting a policy with limits '.f $5tXKJ
fur   any   one   person   and   $1U,(JU0   lor
any one accident.    If you accept
policy with a limit of Sl OOP for any
one person, it would meal: that in
the event oi a serious accident the
insurance company would pay you
the sum of SHKHI and lvl you light
the ease yourself. In that way you
might be mulcted in $10,000 damages
|)lus all the costs ol your own solicitor and costs of the plaintiff. Remember also in selecting a liability
policy to see that the contracl specifically states that the insurance company will pay in addition to the limits of insurance all the costs and expense of litigation. In some policies
the legal expenses are included ill thc
| limits   of   insurance   so   that   if   you
I hold  a   policy  of  this   restricted   type
| you might have to pay all the legal
expenses in thc event of a serious
Property  Damage  Insurance ;,l their best, dress
For   a   small   extra   premium     the beautiful foliage ai
automobile   liability   policy     can     bi
extended  by endorsement   to protcc
I the   owner   against   his   liability     o
; damage to the property of othe
people. This coverage ii limited i<
$1000, which i, sufficient lur ordin
ary requirements. 1'his endorsemen
will  protect   the   owner   in   case    In
'runs into another car  or ail)   vellieh
or other object or property.
Collision Insurance
A   collision  policy  covers  the    ca
I itsell against damage caused by be
ing in collision A'ith any uti>.-:- auto
mobile, vehicle or objett. I'he insur
ance  can   be   written   ill   three   lorn:.
Inamely:    (li   With  a $25  deductible
I coverage which provides that $2
will be deducted From cid. loss am
the   insurance   granted   shall   be
llected the productivity ol the Haney
Mrs. .1. Bert, he cliarming president, was .-ii hand p. welcome the
guests, and ci, assisted by the secretary, Mrs. Findlay, Mrs. J. t, Leslie.   Mrs.   Kendrick.   Mr,.   I'.   II.   liur-
verument in. been v-m.; ml Canada we prefer to believe thai Sir
anstocratizi this country Mo pre- Joseph n"i lus title for his elevating
-.ions government made -������ many itifluenci on everything he touches,
knights or raised si many ��� i sl Dun- not only men and -jtia::'., bul oo<
i,ers unii a view .��� setting u;> (last products, li egg, are Fifty cents a
distinctions in what ought to In a dozen at the height ol the laying -came and equal lane. ion and a dollar at Christmas, U
People has,- been content so lar to! cheese  is   thirtv   cents  a  pound    and
| bacon fifty put it down to the elcvat-
net, Mrs.  Henderson, Mrs. l'- .^^'^'iwrt forTho^who'we'VorThat ���ort|'n�� influence of Sir Joseph J-lavelle
A,!". I<>' thing,   if it pleased a rich man to|Sir Joseph is some elevator.    Whai
have one. or. what is more to the
Mr. Hector Ferguson, veteran Lib- pojnt, ii ,t pleased his wife, why, lei
eral and oldtimer. was present ai.-l hml have |,j6 ,,,v |, Btopped when
moved a beany vote oi thanks lo the he (ll,|, and perhaps j, did no harm,
ladies, the resolution finding a sec- Latterly, however, il has become
onder  in   Mr.   Murray,  of   Ihe   Stand-  p,ajn   ^   ,���,._,,,.,,    ^   ]nu.h..   ,,
i the Borden government is something
Alter  the  business   if  the   Liberal more serious than a silver cup for a
meeting.   Mr.  John   B.   Martyn,    cue go0(] boy.    It  seems  to  have a pur-
oi  ihc popular young men ol   Haney, poge  behind  it.  and  that  purpose  ti
entertained   a   number   ol   the     'Jele-1 turn  the  eves    of    our    leaders    o
up everywhere like
it in the banks, the railways,
���/ate, irom distant points to an au-1thought, finance and industry away
tomobile t >ur oi the count'ysidc ad- from Canada. Knights have sprung
joining the town. Ibis settlement!
i, said to be une of the
pro.m,e  and  is  surely  one  of    the aijsni|  high    finance    are    plastered
must beautiful   spots  in   British   Col-  ,w,|, them.    vVe have now in Cai
umbia.    The  small  farms  were  teen  a titled aristocracj  of some one hun-
1 - and dred and  fifty persons.,  not  to inen-
' every,tion  the large number of minor de-
evidence of the prosperit*  of the peo- corations  which do not carry a  title
pie.     Fort   Haney   has   mule   liberal j with  them, but do carry the sniffing
As if knighthood���which, tu give ��� ���.
1 its line, ronieth up like '.he  gi"---
*" '*  ' withereth in good lime���a- if knight-
Exhibition at South Vancouver hood was nol bad en ugh the B "-
An interesting exhibition of wood- den governmeni has gom for tb
work was held at the Mackenzie hereditary stuff, lhe !,,-: '. r.oi list
Schools, South Vancouver, on 'I hu;- -included seven knights and one bar-
day evening, ihc models shown hav- onet. In thc last two year- Canada
ing been made by pupils from thelhas produced two baronet���a
Van Home and Mackenzie Schools, strange and sinister harvest for this
iheir instructor being Mr. Christo- democratic soil.
pher Kurton. The wurk was of ,���j f)..r mos, n.C(.m ,..._.,....
excellent standard and reflected gre
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ hat
he has done m the way ol elevating
during thc last three yeers makes lhe
ordinary   elevator   man   look   sick
Sir Joseph's career is an inspiration tu the young men of thi- country. What a story it would make lor
ihe movies! From sausages to .dull,
|���from one high explosive p. another
From .-aii-age to Peerage.* Front the
Hark Age, to lhe SausAges. I Hat
will be about enough,    Any une vvith
an play with ihe  *ub-
ill   r.aiin
\\ hen
ntributions  to  the  amy  and  navy.I,
d   there  are  leil   in   '.il1'   cotnnilll
ry   lew  young men.
Joseph it is
��� rt.
j in 11. .tn t.
j credit on teacher
i manual training i
bright  with   flowei
]ns9  or  damap.f   ^^	
amount only. (2) With a $15 dedu
tible coverage, (.ii Full coverai
which provides coverage as aha*
without, however, requiring tlic ������
sured to assume any hart ��>i ihe los
oi     that' en*s  an(l   friends   in
luring  the  evening.
Is. I 1
lie! many pa
:ted  the  w i
1 he
for bri
,_ ,, ,1
'  li
food   i
from   i
he   othe
r  i
Tw'u    men    vv crd
the   merits  of  a  book.     Finally
 pf them said to the author.
 ��� _�� ���  ".\u, John, you can't  appreciate
The back uf a barber's chair in -' Vou never wrote a book yuiirse
vented by a Philadelphia man is made' "Mo," retorted John, "and I ne
in two |iarts. the lower swinging out laid an egg. but I'm a better jtldgi
horizontally  to  form   a   scat  when  a'an  omelet  than  any  hen."
Joseph   Flavelle   .   Sir   .1. -.-; !
man oi the Imperial Munit ���
and   one   whom   tiie   Bordci
ment delights to honor     Si
made  a  great  deal  of  his
the pork business.    He     .'1
be known to fame a- thi   hu
onet.    lie i, also the uno
controller ui Canada and
than   anv-   other   man   to
price for  ihc  necessaries  ol
Tin   despatches   from   I.-.
that  Sir Joseph was made
on  account  of  hi,  services
British   Empire.    \nt]  thai  may
urine   seven   tal  yi
I.,     the   bacon   that   a   i
i 11
ir,   I
her  m;
II.   I;
I hat
A TSanllnmg L@v�� Story
fan th�� dl&ys ��if 1776
Will Rum ConaftainnLiioiiJisly
Una Tin�� Sftajadardl
"Ochiltree," went on Henry, prefers a Inmtra ther a sermon any nay.
and not the only one, neither. Let
him start a scent and he'd ride over
Chrsitmas day and never sec it. Well,
he found a fox one morning back ot
old Ctockoe Creek and put him into
a hollow tree. He allowed hmi half
an hour and put the dogs on again,
but in half a mile thc brute took another.
"The old man swore he'd be split
but he'd have a run out of that same
lox. 'A pox on him!" says he, and
nailed up the  tree.
"Egad, he fed him for three days
and set him off again, with all the
hounds on the place and his overseer on the best horse in the stable.
He had the gout himself, and. couldn't
ride that day. Then he went back
to dinner.
The fox took way around Utile
Hunting Hill like the devil skinning
slippery-elm, and when there was
no sign of a return at dark, Ochiltree
sat all a-chuckle, thinking what a run
he was gelling out of the fox alter
all. So he sent out sonic blacks with
lanterns and  went  to bed.
"Slifc! When he got up in lhe
morning, no noise. He was cursed
uneasy by now, for the best hounds
he had were in the pack, so at dinner-time he triced up his got'ty leg
and rode out to see where vas liisj
dog-fish of an overseer.
As he came to the foot of the|
hill. Gad's word! there was a beaten
track through the brush looking as. Ml
a troop of horses had gone by single.
file, and dog tracks, too. And ."bile]
"lie was tweaking his nose over this,]
damme if dog didn't come trailing:
along, and he saw it was Duchess,
his best hound, but worn to a sha-j
dow. Then a string of dogs loped
out, and after came the overseer,
looking as if he'd fall of his horse,    j
"The old man sat awhile after they
went by, and along came the fox on
the  same trail  round the hill.
"He was so disgusted then that he
Went home and didn't come back till
"Pon my soul, when he came again
there was the whole chase, rounding
the hill. The fox was walking, the
hounds were walking, the overseer's
horse was walknig���all of them not
a rod from each other, and that's
God's truth I
"When Colonel Ochiltree saw that,
'Damn my bones!' says he, 'get the
chariot!' and he put fox and hounds
and overseer all in it, Jerryciimmum-
ble, and brought 'em home."
Leagues and leagues away from
where the summer was come golden-
sandaled over Virginia, throbbing
now with all the pent-up intolerance
of years of repression and smothered
resentment, a ship which had been
strained and pummeled by two
months packed with tempest, unfolded new canvas under the crumbling splendors of a clearing sky. The
sea had  tired  itself out and  the  sun
burned  plcasai tly  in  the  blue.
One oi 'he few passengers whom
ihc softcirng vvcit'.cr had rami mt i
the air���a young Frenchman, lair,
slight, well-knit and soberly garbed
in gray���leaned up m thc forward
rail with shoulders squared to the
sunshine and i iol.*ed' below  him.
No mart of the Old World could
have shown a niu-_��� strangely assorted company than did the lower deck
of thc brigantire T.vo Sisters out '"
London, bound for Vorktowu, Vir-
ginai. Swarming to the bulwarks
was a motely herd of redemptiouers.
A few young women of fair color,
English country girls from the farmland, looking forward to new things
and a rosy marriage in this new land
which beckoned to cvery creed and
nation. More wore harder laces, toil-
Sharpened ���men who had worked
their trade soberly to yield at last to
the spur of ambition and barter six
years of plantation labor for a passage to opportunity. Mixed with
these still others, men and women oi
unlovely look, tawdry and sloven,
lured by the crimps from stews and
night-cellars, drifting to the new liie
because perforce it could not hold
worse than thc old. Here and there
was a face, too, that bore the unmistakable mark of crime. Many a convict fled here in this year of 1774.
escaping the rack, thc ear-cropper
and the cart's tail. Indeed so greedy
were the plantation factors of iiands
that more than ope colony was made
to hold open arms to the Old World's
vagrants,  its  felons  and  its  dregs.
The memory of posterity is charitable to the maker-- of new colonic.;.
Now the creatures who had wallowed in sullen waiting or cried
shrilly to their Saints were still, or
babbling of other things. From the
rigging a tarred mariner bawled his
polygamous lay of ''Bold Jack in the
Ways," and the few passengers who
had weathered the sorm grumbling
or dicing below deck, were sunning
themselves  upon  the poop.
The young Ftcnchnian shifted his
slow gaze from thc redemptiouers
and let it run far out over the water,
watching the little spots of loam that
marbled the great waste. He v.'as undeniably good-looking, of an elusive
beardless charm, with a forehead
graver than his mouth. His hair was
rich brown, long and curling, for he
wore no wig, and his finely-cut lips
were set over a chin of bold delicacy.
His eyes were full and hazel, his expression  one  of  zest  and  eagerness.
On this day, as he leaned against
the rail, a man was watching him intently from where he stood, farther
back. The man's name was Jarrat.
and he wore the uniform of a captain
in  His  Majesty's  Horse.
To relate that Captain Jarrat had
carried his handsome face and domineering hearing aboard thes hip on
the day of sailing, with a letter from
Lord Stormont, British Ambassador
in  Paris, hidden in his breast pocket,
mouthed. As far a, ihc oilier pass-l
cngcrs were concerned he wa, a
llritish officer, returning to' thc Virginias. To a nee eye he would have
betrayed an over-intimate curiosity
as to a certain passenger.
Thc second day out he accosted thei
skipper, Master Jabez Elves, and
wished him fair weather am! a good
day, with an insinuating accent which j
betokened a bent fur mm i ;tition.|
But Master Elves replied only iv.lllj
a nautical grunt.
Jarrat  tried  a  direct  inquiry:
"Wherei s the Marquis dc la Trott-
"Sick," replied the skipper. ''In his
cabin."  and  rolled   away.
"Ah,' smirked Jarrat, "our French
gentleman  is  a  po ir  sailor."
But as tbe days went by il became
certain that the distinguished passenger was ill of a less passing malady
than  mal-dc-iner.
On au evening the captain pushed
open a narrow cabin door at the end
ol a passage, but before he could
enter a young man sprang u|> and
barred  the  way.
"I would sec Marquis dc la 1'rou-
erie," said Jarrat.
"You can not see him, Monsieur."
The young man's line was very firm,
"Who are you?"
"II he marqui's secretary, Monsieur."
Jarrat took a gold crown Irom his!
pocket and offered it io the other
with the easy effrontery of one perfectly certain of his ground. Every
underling, it was his belief, ha 1 his
price, from lackeys to prime ministers. It is a theory which on the
whole  works  out  badly.
The man before him, however, vvas
of another sort. He put the coin
back. "You can not see the marquis,
Monsieur,"  he  repeated.
"Can not, you whelp * * *-" said
Jarrat, with his tongue on his lips,
and in the soft one which with him
covered a white hoi; of rage. A co|i-
per lantern, pierced with holes, threw
yellow beams down the passage, and
in this glare the young man on tlie
threshold saw his face, evily beautiful and distorted. Thc coin rattled
on  the  floor.
The young Fren ���hi'iai stopped to
pick up the gold piece. "Alonsicur
has dropped his crown," he said,
holding it out.
! Jarrat took it an 1 thrust it into his
pocket. "It was too small a douceur,
eh,  Master Secretary?"
Most of those ou  the  ship did not
know, so insular were thc prejudices
of the Anglo-Saxon, that the .Marquis
ide la Tratterlc was a personage    in
his  own   counrty.    Even   Cavon    de
I Bcaumarchais, son of a watch-maker,
j thatai  ry.nai  ve.f  antastic    charlatan
I who, at  the  age  of  twenty-four,  had
washed his hands at his father's shop
j and changed his clothes and gone to
court to give the four daughters    oi
Louis XV lessons on the harp���even
he  was  less welcnic  at  the   Tuilcrs
or less a favortie of the young 'Jiicen
',, P r tlie
iv . Annapo-
,'e ihc nun-
hid pinched
��� ���i I. union
agencies ���a
irneying    to
.meat    time
Louis I
Mane Antoinette than tl
bleman.no  wa board  thc
It  is. perhaps, not to
at that the passengers k
such   things,  and  doubtle
most part,  cared  less.     I
lis  merchants  (loyal,  sin
importation  agreeinsnts
their   pockets i���a   brace
factors looking for like!)
British  quartermaster jo
Boston-  ivhal   hsould   such     i
pany know ol Gallicpedi grces
chatter  oi  the   French  court?
A diplomat might have foi
the presence of the marquis
thing to ponder. For at ih;-
strange things were stirrng.
XVI, young, enthusiastic,
tomed, was learning for Ihe lirst how
exceeding difficult it is tu he a king.
Monsieur Turgot, lus grim old minister of finance, logical, pitiless, iuld
as a dog's nose, was pulling one way;
Bcaumarchais. brilliant as a chameleon, fascinating, egotist, intimate ol
the French queen, was pulling another.
And what was the bum- of contention? Whether France should give
her treasure to thc secret aid of lhe
American colonies. Willi such counsels in the air England slept, like a
surly bull-dog. with one eye open
She watched at home and her astute
Ambassador, Lord Stormont, kept
a  hawk's  eye  upon   the   I'uieries,
S.i ni tsclf.t here was an interest
for those who knew, attaching lu ihc
sudden journeying to America of this
man, so near to the French counsels.
at once a noble, a courtier and a
republican. And this interest was intensified for Jarrat. who. mindful ol
a letter he carried of confidential import, hugged the reflection thai he
knew  thc  reason   for  it.
Jarrat. like many another schemer,
made the error of under-valuing tbe
intellectuality uf an opponent. He
had small idea that the marquis's
young secretary was observant in hi.s
turn. It was nevertheless! he fact.
Hut Monsieur Armand, who had
scented him very early. kept his
cabin, and no one aboard���the ship
carried no leech���saw his master.
| Four days after the episode of the
gold crown. J.arrat tried the skipper
Master  Elves  chewed  a  bitter   cud
; and wore a habitual droop to his eye.
Now   the   courtesy   came   as   thickly
: as  cold-weather  treacle.
"The Marquis de la Trouerie." he
answered, "ain't on  the  ship."
Jarrat stepped back heavily. "Not
j on the ship, fiend jvlague me! He is
! on the ship."
i     "Mayhap   ye   know   better   nor   I."
I answered   Master  F.Ives  shortly.
I    Jarrat  burst  out  laughing.   He   felt
ia   sudden   contempt   for   this   clumsy
"A brave seclusion!" he cried. "And
how long is it to last? Is the noble
gentleman to lie shamming Ahra''*i**i
in his cabin till wc sight the Virginia
capes?    Awhile  ago    he    was
guarded from all our inning eve-
his argus-eyed clerk. Now, beh
he is nui even un board, (1. an
complis-Ted in iblemau!"
The   skipper   squinted   out   to
and a drawn pucker came to his 1
"See   here."   said   Jarrat.   id-   I
taking edge.    "I  have busine
this   gentleman,   and   I'll   not
mi.    This  is the  eighth  day
he  hasn't  shown  hi,  nose  ' i
cabin.    'Tis my opinion   he's
sick  than  I  am."
il ii.-
��� ranee,
turned     cun-
>n   thc   younj
^^^^^^^       ll'.e-e
,e. -  ningly,  a,  a
���:.;in',  kite   master.     ^^^^^^^^^^^^
sea      So a month passed, pleasantly    for
lips.   ,01111'.    irksomclj     For    most.    Jarrat
Pie. vatched   tlic   secretary     boldly;     the
with secretary,   in   his  own  way,   watched
put Jarrat.    Am!  so  it  stood  on  ihc  scram1, j cue  day     when     Monsieur     Armand
hi,  leaned  upon   the  rail  and  looked  out
vva,te    where
sun  -iretchcil
! the
I nn
"No  more    is  he.
Elves.    ' W hat then:-'
"Jusl this. I want tu sec the marquis, and 1 mean to see the marquis.
1 I've hear that, you Inmoiin' 'Twill
bc better fur you, I can tell J >u, i!
you   fetch   me   to  him  at  once!"
The  skipper's moment  had  at rived.
"Fetch ye to him!" he roared, with
something between an oath and a!
chuckle. "Datum my spr.tsails. but:
ye can swim to hell and hack I leu
The n*an ye're after died of flux two
days agu and was sent to the fishes]
last night! Fetch ve to him' Haw-
With Ihis parting shot he went otl
spitting furiously.
"Head!"     exclaimed
sagging    jaw.    staring
'"Head!"  he   said  again
Btood,  vacant-eyed,  his
color ul   chagrin  in
has had not time  I
ud    Masterlin  a  molten
! spear oi  God
Jarrat. with
alter him.
and then he
face the dull
vhich calculation
Presently he tilt a light touch "ii
his armb. ami turning, saw the Virginian.
"Dreaming?" asked Cary, "i J-i
"Ot   your   golden   land.   Monsieur."
The other smiled, then sighed and
leaned beside him "A golden land,
m sooth. I would it had not storms,
but a sweet sun dawning ever for it.
Troubled, indeed, ii was when 1 left
it���more troubled now as I return."
ile paused awhile.
"I love the land." he said; "1 know
not ii even trance can be So lovely.
Is it  so?     And du you  love  it?"
The young Frenchman's face grew
"When I was burn,'' he replied,
"Franc* was good, Monsieur���I
think il wa, (he best land in the
world, as today it i, thc most beautiful, But Louis ihe Fifteenth was
young then. Since have come a I'om
padour and a Du Barry. So it is
that the good in France has been
hidden     underneath     a   great     many
With the passengers the young
secretary. Monsieur Krmand, hail his
way to make and this he accomplished with abundant good nature. Him
they first snubbed, then tolerated,
then liked. ^^^^^^^^^^
The young Vigrillian, Breckinridge! other things,
Cary, sought him openly and more She was a drab, hut with a certain
than once drew his arm through Ins sulIen h...lutv ���,.��� ig ,)R,(1 nf Latm
own as he walked the deck, lhe Vir- blood. Armand had seen her lace
gmian was beyond question uf the more than ,,���,.., transfigured by that
quality, aim certain looting had made wondrous glory of mother-love He
fur him social sqiieanr.shncss mme- had that verv dav heard her crooning
cessary. As mr the secretary, heUoftlv as she walked noted ' the
went Ins way with imperturable good strange inrtivcncss with which =he
humor. Even storm could not dam)
en  his  spirits.
For  reasons  that have  been  state
avoided   the   too   curious   gaze  of   her
fellows���wondered what subtle grace
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ nature  had  lent for  mother    eves  ti
the news of the demise of the    ntar-jthose infant features.
;piis, whom  the  passengers  iiad    not
known t'i regret, made little sensa
tion on thc Two Sisters. Next day
a bark was sighted out from Norfolk
and there was a budget of .New
World news and a bunch of Virginia
Gazettes to furnish matter for talk.
A fortnight later the incident, however full of moment it may have been
to Paris, was well night forgot. They
had not all of them Jarrat's reasons
for   remembering.
But as the days wore on, and calm
succeeded storm. Jarrat, who thought,.,- .._������.
, 1-1      ��  r ��� �� ��� .    ,     .  Ol       CrtlHili)
much, studied  Monsieur Armand with
a  lazy interest that in  time, as shall
Now one of the crew stood over
her. plucking at the shawl. She was
weeping passionately, loudly, without
pretense  of   concealment.
"What a devil's that?" bawled the
mate's voice from a rope ladder.
"The brat's dead," said the sailor.
"Blow me tight. I've been watching
her for two days. The lallop's been
singing to it to pull the wool over
our eyes."
"Dead is it? Pitch it overboard,
then."    He kicked down a greasy rag
���\s   the   man   he   commanded   a;
be   seen,  gave  birth   to   a   plan.     He
gave  the secretary no  cause to rem-
proacbed the woman she fell on her
i knees, shrinking in close against the
bulwarks   and
ember their first meeting at the little "'""���""   ��'��'   faking     rapidly     in
cabin   door  and   chooled  his   tone   to|**����".f-^-W" J0"*"*      ,,.      ,    ,  t,
an   insinuating  friendless.     He    even        Whats  t,ia*  tab-lolly?1   asked  the
condescended to game  with him  and "*"���*���
to  question    hint    amiably    touching I SIX
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Advertising Canada's Industries
That Canada last year produced approximately
$2,000,000,000 of manufactured products is a Fact
which has surprised many at home and abroad. The
Dominion has a well-deserved reputation as a country
of great agricultural wealth and productive power.
\s an agricultural nation its fame is world-wide. The
output of Canadian factories lias increased as such
a rapid rate that Ihe question arises as to whether
the time has come to make Canada known abroad as
an important manufacturing country. In 1105,
15,7% Canadian industrial establishments, employing
capital of $846,000,000, produced products valued at
$718,000,000. ln 1915, 21,291 establishments employing capital at $1,984,991,000 produced products
valued at $1,392,516,000. In the decade, therefore,
thc number of establishments increased by more than
34 per cent., the capital employed by 134 per cent.,
and the value of products nearly doubled. Last year,
with the stimulus of war production and higher prices, the value of Canadian manufactured products is
authoritatively estimated at $2,000,000,000.
Little has been done to advertise abroad the output of our factories, except the pioneer work of a few
individual manufacturers, of the department of trade
and commerce, partly through its commercial intelligence service and trade commissioners, and of the
Export Association of Canada. Not a few manufacturers are impressed that the most attractive and effective manner to place before foreign markets Canada's achievements and reputation as a manufacturing
country, is through the medium of the moving picture. While the film has been used chiefly for amusement purposes, it has been developed in the United
States of late years as a publicity agent of the American manufacturer. A series of moving pictures of
Canadian industries would prove effective advertising
and "would amply repay a substantial appropriation
which the Dominion government might make ifor
the purpose.���Monetary Times,
Orders Unaccepted By Manufacturers
Owing to the fact that many Canadian manufacturers arc busy making munitions while there has
been a great shortage of labor in other industries as
a result of enlistment of employees, it has often been
found impossible to get Canadian manuacttirers to
accept orders for export. Lack of shipping facilities
has also in some cases prevented the acceptance of
export orders. Nevertheless, a number of important
orders have been filled.
"It is rather discouraging to Canadian Trade
Commissioners," says the annual review of the Commercial Intelligence Service, "to find that when, after
a great deal of trouble, they are able to offer Canadian manufacturers reliable orders running into very
large amounts no one will accept them."
During the fiscal year 1913 Germany's exports
amounted jn value to $2,402,967,000. Austria's exports of merchandise for the same period amounted
in value to $526,246,664. Almost the whole of the
export trade of these two countries excepting to contiguous neutral countries has been cut off by the
British navy. At the same time, a large number of
llritish and French manufacturers who were making
articles for export before the war are devoting tlieir
whole attention to the manufacture of munitions.
Thus ordinary sources of supply of many manufactured articles throughout the Britisli Dominions and
in all neutral countries who never before thought of
Canada as a source of supply have sent inquiries to
the department of trade antl commerce either directly
or through the Canadian trade commissioners and
commercial agents stationed in the different countries. These inquiries have greatly increased the correspondence of the commercial intelligence branch
There has been a great demand also in all tlie allied
countries for footl and certain kinds of raw materials.
Importing merchants have in many cases looked to
Canada for supplies.
In Canada, also, merchants and manufacturers
who have.been accustomed lo import raw materials
or Finished goods, finding it impossible to get their
usual supplies from abroadf write to the commercial
intelligence branch of the department of trade -11111
commerce asking where thay can get what they want
in Canada.
High Reputation of Products
Stales, and is very glad to participate ill this loan."
Sir Frederick William- Taylor, general manager
of the Hank of Montreal, telegraphed: "The subscription of the Bank of Montreal of $1,000,000 to the
Liberty Loan means lhat Canada and the United
States side by side face a common enemy. It is
therefore fitting that the premier bank of the Dominion contribute to thc success of the Liberty Loanj
which is the first great blow struck by the l'nited
States in the great war. I tlo not hesitate to say that
there is no better security in the universe than the
Liberty Loan."
That the Liberty Loan must be raised from the
current income of the United States is emphasized in
a letter received by The Monetary Times from the
National City Bank of New York, which says: "Some
readjustments of investments by selling there may
be, but every sale requires a buyer, and the aggregate
of investments can only be increased out of new pro-
its and savings. It is not to be expected that people
will have money lying idle with which to buy these
bonds. They must bc urged to subscribe and apply
their future incomes to the payments. The governments accepts payment in instalments, the last of
which falls on August 30th, and if these come too
rapidly the local banks must make loans to suit the
"This obligation upon the banks to lend on the
bonds to assist in their disposition must not. however,
be stretched into an obligation to carry the loans indefinitely. Loans should be based upon the ability of
subscribers to reduce them from time to time and
finally extinguish them, ft must be remembered that
the banks must be relied upon to handle the current
business needs of the country, and that other government loans are coming."
The strong financial position of the United States
is indicated in figures received from Washington.
The production of wealth there for the past two vears
has been at the rate of more than $40,000,000,000 per
annum. Since the outbreak of the war In Europe two
years and 10 months ago the country has created
about $100,000,000,000 of new wealth, and that the
surplus earnings of thc American people, over and
beyond their living expenses, for this period have
exceeded several billions.
The investible earnings or profits of the citizens
of the United States are now increasing at the rate
of $2,000,000,000 every three months, so that if the
people should invest in the Liberty Bonds their entire
net increment or excess of income over actual living
expenses for a three months' period and avoid other
investments, this alone would practically absorb the
entire issue of bonds now being offered.
Thc United States government recently placed
about $700,000,000 of treasury notes at from 2 to
3 1-4 per cent, interest, and these were taken and
paid for without creating a ripple in the mottey
In not a few articles, Canadian manufactured products have earned a high reputation. This statement
i-. made in tlie fifth interim report of the Dominions
Royal Commission. Discussing Canadian manufactures, the report says:���
"lhe time was, and that not so long ago, when
Canada was regarded as a country the yield of whose
industry would be confined to its agricultural, mineral, fisheries and forest products. I Inl the growth
of population stimulated attempts to provide locally
for the home requirements of the Dominion.
"These first attempts, although not verv successful ill respect of quality, showed how defects could
be remedied. Since then progress has been steady
and continuous. A census of production is taken
once in ten years. 'I'he latest was in 1911, when the
output of over I'i.tXJO industrial establishments ill
1910 was valued at $1,166,000,000. This represented
an increase of 142 per cent, on the value of the output
in  1900.
"Canada is rapidly becoming an exporter of industrial products, the value of these having risen from
$16,000,000 in 1901 to $31,500,000 in 1910 and /
$57,400,000 in 1914. By 1915 the exports of manufactured articles had increased to $85,500,000 and the
amount in 1916 will no doubt be considerably larger,
for Canada has made a notable contribution to the
supply of war material. We have already touched on
the capacity of the Dominion for shipbuilding, lhe
other manufactures of Canada are too numerous to
mention in detail, but a word may be said here as to
the advantage which the Dominion derives from its
altogether exceptional resources of water power.
"The hydro-electric energy which is now being
developed in Canada is utilized not only in ordinary
industries requiring power for the running of machinery, but also in electro-chemical and electro-metallurgical industries. Although this has as yet been
done only on a small scale, it is hoped that there will
be great and rapid growth for there are ample facilities in respect both of material and power.
".Meanwhile, thc hydroelectric power is being
used in various parts of the Dominion for thc manufacture of calcium carbide, calcium cyanamide, caustic
soda, aluminum, etc. It. .is also used in the refining
of metals, while arrangements are being made for the
installation on the Saguenay Kiver in Quebec of a
300.000 horse-power plant for the manufacture of
atmospheric nitrogen products.
Manufacturing After the War
Birthday Honors
Sir Augustus Nanton, K.C.I!., the senior Winnipeg partner of the firm of Messrs. Osier, Hammond
and Nanton, investment brokers, was the recipient of
birthday honors from U.M. King George, lie was
born in Toronto. Sir Augustus was educated in Toronto, and in 1883 opened the office of his firm 111
Winnipeg. He is vice-president of the Creat West
Life Assurance Company; of thc Osier and Xanton
Trust Company: Winnipeg Electric Railway Company ; director and chairman of thc Canadian committee, Hudson's l!ay Company: Canadian director,
Xorth of Scotland Canadian Mortgage Company;
director, Canadian Pacific Railway. Dominion Hank*.
Northern Trusts Company. Manitoba Bridge and
Iron Works, Cockshutt Plow Company and the Ugil-
vie Milling Company. Mr. Nanton was al one time
president of thc Winnipeg board of trade.
Canadian Fair in London
That the railways in Canada should be national
ized was the contention of Mr. S. R. Rarsons, vice
president of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, when addressing the I lamilton branch recently.
Five years ago, he said, he was opposed to such a
project. He now believes that the nationalization ot
railways was a measure that would prove productive
of much good. Since the outbreak of war the demagogue's regime was over, and only big men would
be able now to secure seats in parliament���men big
enough to operate successfully the railways of this
Mr. Cyrus A. Birge, in moving a vote of thanks
to Mr. Parsons, said he did not favor the nationalization of railways. He had never heard of a country
that was successful in managing its own railways, nor
did he think he ever would.
The first two months of the present fiscal year
of the Dominion government shows very satisfactory
condition so far as concerns revenue and civil expenditure. The receipts from all sources for April and
May aggregate $41,000,000 as against $33,000,000
for the same two months of last year. On the other
hand payments on current and capital accounts show
a reduction of $7,000,000. with the result that the net
gain over the similar period for last year is $15,000,-
000. The war expenditure in Canada for the two
months in question has increased from $9,000,000 to
Loan Overshadows Bond Market
The bond market on this continent is still monop-|
olized by the Liberty Loan, says the Monetary Times.
In' the United States it is absorbing most of tlic available investments funds. In Canada, it is preventing
arrangements for the flotation of new issues. That
the closing of the subscription lists will be followed
shortly after by heavy private borrowing, appear-,
likely. The entrance of the' United States into the
war gives to war loans the right of way in the American money markets, and this will continue for some
time. Although much of our third war loan is still
in the market, it should be pretty well absorbed by
the early fall, when the fourth Canadian loan will be
issued. The prospects are that this will be a domestic
loan, the Liberty Loan funds being available to Allied
nations only to pay for purchases In the United States.
Some authorities however, think that a way could be
found to obtain a Canadian war loan through United
States channels. In any event, there is not likely to
be much of a bond market for awhile, except for war
issues and ordinary issues to meet pressing need.*.
In formally reporting a $1,000,000 subscription of
the Canadian Pacific Railway to the Liberty Loan-
announced last week���Lord Shaughnessy telegraphed
the United States treasury as follows: "Have been
glad to subscribe to the Liberty Loan as a mark of
friendly feeling and appreciation of the position ,ot
the United States. The Canadian Pacific Railwav
enjoys important business relations with tlie United
An exhibition in London of Canadian products,
manufactured as well as natural, is the suggestion ol
The Canadian Gazette. The exhibition might afterwards bc sent in turn lo France, Italy and Russia.
The question of transport would stand in the way of
such an exhibition at present. But thc preliminaries
might bc transacted now, so that directly transportation becomes possible the fair could be held. Thc
Export Association of Canada might be entrusted
with the organization and all preliminary arrangements made forthwith. British buyers need a practical demonstration of what Canada can produce. No
doubt buyers on the continent arc equally ignorant
of Canadian goods. How can we expect foreign buyers to give orders to Canadian manufacturers if thev
do not know what to order ? asks our contemporary.
British Columbia's Pulp Industry
The pulp and paper industry of British Columbia
was active during the past year. According to the
report of the forest branch of the British Columbia
department of lands the plants in operation in that
province ran continuously throughout the year, the
output for 1916 being as follows: paper manufactured
65,229 tons; sulphite wood-pulp, 14,389 tons.
Commencement was made on new operations by
three companies���one at Swanson Bay, which started
operations early in 1917; another at Ocean Falls,
where a large amount of development work had already been done, and which vvill commence producing
paper some time in 1917; and the third at yuatsiuo
Sound, where building operations have been in progress for some months and will likely continue during
the coming year. These developments are all on the
coast, but there are large areas of pulp timber in the
interior which' have not been touched. The development of these areas will no doubt be undertaken in
the near future.
That many of our manufacturers are still pessimistic about overseas trade antl scoff at the idea of
Canadian manufacturers competing in foreign markets, is a statement in the annual review of the work
of the Canadian Commercial Intelligence Service for
the past year'. "Can the exports of Canadian manufactures be maintained at the war level when the
demand for munitions and other war supplies ceases?"
is a question often asked. It can he maintained if
Canadian manufacturers in general will really study
tlie possibilities of export trade and organize for export business immediately following the war, says the
review, which continues: Creat as Canada's exports
have been during the war (he total is small compared
with Germany's export trade the year before the war
began. To secure sufficient overseas business to replace the present war orders Canadian manufacturers
would only need to capture a small percentage of
Germany's former export trade in markets where
German goods are likely lo he unpopular for many
seals. Some classes of Cermaii goods were so cheap
that Canadians could not hope lo compete with them,
but in many cases they were not exceptionally cheap.
After the war there will be a period of reconstruction in countries devastated by German and
Austrian invaders. Greal quantities of cement, structural steel, exterior and interior woodwork, builders'
hardware, etc., will be required.
In the allied countries and many neutral countries
merchants' supplies of textiles, hardware, smallwares
and other goods will be almost exhausted at the close
of the war. The great demand for nearly every'kind
of manufactured goods may have a tendency lo maintain prices and permit Canadian competition in countries where under ordinary conditions Canadian man-
uafcturers would  find  it difficult  to get a  foothold.
In all lhe manufacturing countries of Europe
workingmen have become accustomed lo a higher
scale of wages than they enjoyed before the war.
While wages have also increased in Canada and the
United States, it is probable that in the readjustment
which will take place after the war the wages in European countries will more nearly approximate thc
wages paid  in America than they ever did  before.
We have grcat natural advantages. Many raw
materials are found in abundance and we have almost
a monoply of several important minerals, while the
geographical position of Canada is most favorable for
bringing in supplies of those raw materials that cannot be produced in the country. Few Candians realize the great advantage that the possession of numerous water-powers gives Canadian manufacturers in
competition with a country like Cermany which almost entirely lacks waterpower. Thc modern development of hydro-electric power and its long distance
transmission has transferred the industrial situation
in Canada and we are only at the beginning of its
development. ,
! Without in any way minimizing the value of the
.home market it may be said that the possibilities of
1 export trade are well worth the careful consideration
jof Canadian manufacturers. They should at least
I take pains to inform themselves and it is the aim of
j the commercial intelligence service of the Department
I of Trade and Commerce to furnish am* information
that may be requested.
Goes to Montreal
Mr. H. F. Roden. British Columbian manager of
the Ocean Accident antl Guarantee Company, has
been made assistant general manager of the Canada
Accident Insurance Company, with headquarters at
Montreal. Mr. John R. Hannah, of the Prudential
Trust Company, Vancouver, has been appointed inspector to represent the Ocean Accident aud Guarantee Company in British Columbia. SAIL'RDAY, JUNE 2.*, W\7
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of transportation giving cheap fares.
2. That the street railway is the only system that can give this service.
3. That the street railway cannot give service unless it receives adequate revenue
4. That anything that injures the   street
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injures the public.
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active support or gives its opposition to
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7. That the diverting of paying revenue to
the jitney is against the interests of
that majority who depend upon the
street railway for transportation.
8. That loading the street railway with
taxes and encumberances, makes it less
able to deliver service to the people.
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'In the Editor of The Standard:
Sir.���There does not seem to be
any reason why conscription should
be forced upon Canada at the present tunc, unless the reason be a political one to give iln- present part) a
lease oi power, under the plea tliat
they cannot in the meantime, and in
the present exigencies, have an election in Canada. Did not that great
man Abrahm Lincoln, carry through
an election when a civil war was
raging in his country, rather than
subvert the rights of the electorate
and suppress the liberties of a free
people, and how* much easier can it
be for Canada who has no fighting
within her borders to hold an election, and allow the people to exercise their free and undoubted rights?
Canada has done h'.-r"'share without
conscription, and her people will be
of far more us-.* in C'lltivatilh; the soil
considering the. need ther? will be
for food if the present war continues. The United States has been
merely an onlooker until the present,
and has not lost either a man or a
gun at the front, and her army
which she is now raisin.; will be
ready sooner than Canada's conscript
army can possibly be. The Stales
have so much to derive from victory
and should have to do a share proportionate to that of Canada. If she
does that on the basis of the present
population of the two countries | it
will he necessary for her to equip,
and send to the front, at least live
million men. There .! >es not seem
to be anv f,ood reason whv Japan
who is also .*> belligerent, should not
do the same and send to thc fighting
line over two million men on thi
same basis, and if that is not s.iffi
cient to conquer the Germans then
there must be something the matter
with our cause.
ff there is ufterwards to be a commercial war carried on in bitterness
and intensity with retaliatory tariffs
against Germany then this war will
have been fought in vain, and there
is no wonder now whv Germany does
not fight to the death, if she is to
be banished from the brotherhood ot
nations. There must in the near future be less commercialism and intolerance, and more humanity, internationalism and brotherhood, with
free trade, free international waterways, and "free harbors all over the
world, with neace and goodwill
among the nations, otherwise mankind will be rolled back into barbarism.
Yours truly.
605  Holden  tildg.. Vancouver, B.C.
The following is a communication
from a certain brilliant young Vancouver journalist whose name wc
Newton Rooms.
Water Street.
Vancouver, June, 1917
Dear Murray.���Misunderstandings,
just simple misunderstandings, have
been the basic cause of wars and personal quarrels in every country and
in all times. Just a little lack ot
thought and consideration for other
people's feelings and convictions
have caused these quarrels, separations and estrangments, which (otherwise)   would   never  hare  arisen.
T have no excuses to make. On
the contrary, although f hate to do
it, my experiences in Vancouver
I rather -prompts me to indulge in accusations. Let me call them explanations.
When for some few months T was
I acting for you as Editor on  the Chinook, the duties of which f performed most diligently and loyally. I was
| nromifed,   and   led   to     believe     in,
higher remuneration.    That's  uniting
lit in journalese.    Instead,    when    a
crisiji arose in the financial affairs of
the   paper.     T   was     satisfied     (with
others)   without  that   promise    being
redeemed, and insult added to injury.
In  plain words
warning.    The
T  was  fired    without
very  least    I    could
have expected  (u journalistic ,,-.,'���
prevailing   in   the   old    country���and
ihe  United States, had been ubscr.
eil)  was a month'! notice with salary
[infinitesimal n_ ii  was).
Vou then promised lo say a good
word for me with tlie "Sun'' people
to help procure mc a job, I accordingly called al tlic- Sun office aii'l
interviewed Shepherd who was then
(I believe) acting editor. In ll"'
middle of the conversation a phone
message came from you which at
once put thc "kibosh" on my application. What your message was
exactly I don't know, hut it had the
effect of killing any hopes of employment.
On another occasion when you had
thc chance of gi.ing ine employment
(knowing well my ability) on the
Vancouver Evening Tillies) you coldly called me down, preferring to employ (no doubt) men betrer dressed
and  with  more journalistic  gall.
Personally, I like to see a man
well dressed. I look better r.iyself
in a new suit, a clean shave and a
mind content. Hut the mischief with
you is that you overvalue these nonessentials. But you are not the only
one in Vancouver newspaper circles.
The men at the head of the newspaper editorial departments (with
perhaps one exception) seem to
think that the chief qualifications ol
a  reporter  should  be  good  dressing,
ability to use a typewriter, and	
gall.- The result is the poor estimation in which newspapers in Vancouver are held today, There is not a
town in Canada where the newspapers���daily or weekly���are so feeble,
weak, time-serving and insincere. I
say nothing of the general lack ol
literary ability (which includes vide
reading and thoughtful decision) but
I on referring more to the lack oi
"light and leiding"; the total absence of all distinction. And, if anj
public institution should have the
qualities of "light and leading." of
sincerity, conviction and appeal to
the human mind and heart, it should
be a newspaper.
After all, the strongest and most
enduring thing in life is simply���love.
Call it kindness, I have read deeply
(perhaps too widely) the best writers
and thinjsers of past and present
times. I have met quite a few ot
the ablest men in Europe and this
country, and I have been impressed
by their personality, their prestige,
or their brilliance in some particular
capacity. But they have had no enduring effect upon me when they
lacked that most essential of all human appeals.
And it is because I believe you are
naturally kind hearted (and inclined
to be broad minded) that I write yon
these few lines. I think your motives
are good. I believe you meant me
well when you made me that offer
yesterday to go on your farm. Believe me, with all my faults I am not
an ungrateful 'cus. It was a kind
offer and does you credit. You Mow
when the heart is full and quick to
acknowledge wrong, it is not necessarily a sign of weakness. I am really
slow to take offence and am eager
to  acknowledge   kindness.
You are a fine, outstanding man,
Murray. You have a fine presence,
you are a convincing talker, in fact
I have always said that you are a
better talker than a writer. lhat
you are capable in both respects only
shows the diversity of your nature
You are rather a brilliant man and
1 think you will go far. But all that
does not appealto mc so much as my
belief that (in your best moments)
you are naturally kiiid hearted and
(here I become selfish) mean well
to me. But T am much afraid that
you do not know mc as well as 1
do you. You remember the story
about Mark Twains death (the premature report I mean). Well, your
ideas about my. drinking are somewhat (in fact, very) exaggerated. Lei
it go at  that
With kindest regards to etc., etc.
Believe me, yours sincerely,
Mr. Robert Buller, for Over
Fifty Years Connected With
King's Printing Office, Dies
at Age of Seventy-five.
Friends ol .Mr. Fred Butler, the
popular pressman, ior years connected with the Daily Province staff, wili
learn wilh regret ol the recent death
ot his lather, a Brilish Columbia pioneer, iu   Victoria.
The Colonist refers to the passing
ol  .Mr.  Butler's lather as  follows:
Air. Robert Butler, probably lhe
oldest civil servant in British Columbia, died Tuesday evening, Although
75 years of age. he possessed a robust
constitution, and only four weeks
ago was forced to leave hi., duties in.
the offices of tlie King's I'rinter,
Parliament Buildings, where for over
half a century he had been in the
employ of the  provincial  government
He leaves a family consisting of a
widow and six children, liis eldest
son, Mr. R. Butler, was for thirty
years engaged in the Victoria I'ost
Office. Other surviving children arc
Mr. Fred Butler, Mrs. J. U. McNiv-
en and Mrs. F. S. Findley. all of Vancouver; Miss Edith Butler, of Portland, Ore., and Miss Ethel Butler ot
Victoria. There are also sixteen
grandchildren and three grcat grandchildren.
Mr. Butler was a pioneer of tllis
province, having landed in Victoria
April 12. 1839, although he spent
many of the intervening years on the
Mainland. He was born November
2, 1842, in Manchester. England, and
came out on the Thames City as a
member of the Royal Engineers under the late Colonel Wolfcndcn.
From Victoria he went direct to Sap-
perton, now New Westminster.
vvheVe he served with the engineers
for nine years, building roads an-
opening up the country for settlers
He married while in Sapperton on
January 25, 1867, the fiftieth' anniversary of the wedding being celebrate'
a few months ago in  Vancouver.
After leaving the military service
he became a printer, and was engaged by the government in that capacity in several towns on the Mainland before coming here. In thc
early sixties he joined the N'ew West
minster Rifle Corps, then commanded by Capt. Lang. He entered the
5th Regiment shortly after it was
formed, and in the early days took
a prominent part in rifle competitions. In 1876 he was sent to represent Victoria at Wimbledon. His accurate markmanship while firing a
pounder muzzle loader at Finlayson
Point won for him a high compliment
from the Marquis of Lome on the
occasion of the hitter's visit to the
Pacific Coast.
Several years of Mr. Butler's life
were spent in the Cariboo, and many
were the stories he told of the ro-
mfantic happenings in the mining
grounds   at   that   time.
He was one of the oldest members
of Columbia Lodge No. 2.  l.O.O.K.
Phone Highland 137
Grandview Hospital
VANCOUVER     -     B.C.
Medical : Surgical  : Maternity i
Rates   from   $15.00   per   week
TAKE NOTICE! Unit n special gaiieri!
moetii]ff of the Uritiah Columbia Lo'ir
tiers' Association will be held at ������/_!
Koyers JJuitding-, Vuncouvi-r, B, C. ou
Tuesday, the 29th day of .May. 1917. .it
7:30 p.m., I'or the purpose of considering- and, if deemed advisable, passing
the following resolution:
That the Jlritfsh Columbia Logger*'
Association hereby abandon the objects of the Association as set out in
Clause 2 of the declaration filed on (lie
Und day of .May, 1907, and adopt tht
following In lieu thereof:
1. To promote the interests and welfare of the Province of British Columbia In respect of the Logging Industry;
2 To bring together tbe persons interested in the Logging business as set
out in the Uyla* s, as eligible for membership;
3. To consider ways and means for
tlie betterment of their condition ami
for the promotion of their business and
the Logging Husiness generally in
Hritish Columbia;
4. To make such arrangements as
tbe Association shall deem expedient
with similar Societies or Association.!
within or outside the limits of British
Columbia for the interchange of information relative to the Logging Industry;
5 To regulate as nearly as may ),--i
practicable, and as may be proper!;'
and legally done the output of Fore.U
Products, to conform to the demandi
and requirements of the Manufacturers;
6. To devise ways and means, if pos*
sible, conjointly with the .Manufacturers and others, whereby uniformity in
the classification and scale of \o&.*,
spars, piles, bolts and limber may hu
established and maintained;
7. To use every effort to secure, *,i
far as may be properly and legal:/
done, a uniform schedule of prices t'-.r
said Forest Products;
8. To provide ways and means fur
raising the necessary money to pay
and defray expenses incurred in carrying out the objects of this Association;
fl. To maintain an office in the City
of Vancouver for the collection of in*
formation relative to the Industry ami
for the general benefit of the Association;
10. To promote legislation for tin*
betterment of conditions In the Lor
ging Industry, and to use all proper
means to prevent the passage of legislation  Inimical   to same;
11. To promote co-operation between
the Loggers and the Manufacturers of
12. To promote the sale or wood
products, and to discourage tbe use of
guubstitutes   therefor.
DATED at Vancouver, B. C, the 3rd
day of April, 1017.
HhJALfcJD I'KNDUKt* will be received
by the Minister of Lands not later
than noon on tbe 23rd day of June.
191/. for the purchase of License -*���
9KK, to cut l.UOO.UOO feet of Fir on Lot
21. Texada island, -New Westminster
Two (2) years win De allowed tor
removal or timber.
Further particulars of the Chief
Forester,   Vancouver.  H   C
TIMBER   SALE   X   ��3S
Corner Homer and Hastings St.
Can be seen at
in packages ranging from 300 lb. barrels clown to
2 lb. Cartons, to suit your requirements.
���tliey are especially useful to the householder with
limited room, and in the apartment house kitchenette.
The 18, 20 and 100 lb- bags are just as carefully
packed, and contain tlie same excellent grade of
sugar, unexcelled the world over.
Also Powdered Sugar, Icing Sugar, Berry and Fruit
Sugar, and Yellow Sugar as darkvor as light as you
wish to have it. ^
Profssor  Rundle s  Pupils  Give Good
The Cotillion Hall was on Thursday evening tlie scene nf a pleasing
recital of pianoforte solos and duets
given by the pupils of I'rofessor
James T. Run.Ile to an interested and
appreciative  audience.
The younger pupils who Idled tlie
nuniliers on the first part of the programme were the Misses Evelyn and
Josephine Kee. Viola Davies. .Marguerite llosking. Mary Wllltelaw,
('race I'rilchard and Masters Jack
llarr and Willie Ileidnian. while little
Evelyn Kee also danced an Irish jig
The playing of the Children, in
spite of evidences of a natural nervousness on the part of one or two.
gave ample evidence of sound and
careful training, and was much enjoyed.
��� The second half of the programme
comprised solos and duets by frof.
Rundle and Miss Lotta lleaton, associate teacher.
Miss Heaton gave the "Liebes-
traunie" by Liszt and Rigolette-
Verdi-Liszt, and Chopin's Sonata
Op. 35, the four parts of which were
explained as to the scene which it
vvas the composer's intention to paint
in sound, by Prof. Rundle, giving it
an added interest.
Prof. Rundle gave in brilliant manner "Impromptu Fantasic." Up. 66,
Chopin; "Valse Caprico," Strelezke,
and a delightful improvisation. The
two duets were the Overture to Zam-
pa Herold, and "The Awakening of
the Lion.'' by De Koutski.
Mr. Archer Returns
Mr. Fred* Archer, interpreter ot
Robert \V. Service's poems, one ot
the leading elocutionists in the west,
has returned to Vancouver from Mill
Creek. B. C, and has taken up his
residence at English Bay. Seymour
SEALED TENDERS will be receive.!
by the Minister of Lands not late:
than noon on the 1st day of June.
1917. for the purchase of Licen*'
X 938. to cut 9T2.000 feet of Cedar.
Hemlock and Balsam on an area ad
joining Lot 774. Broushton Islan.l
limine   1,  Coast  District.
One (1) year will be allowed for
removal  of  timber.
Further particulars of the Chief
Forester, Victoria, B. C or District
Forester.  Vancouver.  Tl. C.	
SI';Ab��U TIUNIJliKS will bc receive.!
By lhe minister ol Lands not later
than noon on the :iuth day of .lun.'.
1917, lor the purchase of License Xlia,
lo cut Viitt.uuu feet of Cedar and uour
las Fir on an area adjoining Lot lul.
southgate uiver, Kange 1. Const Uis-
One (1) year will be allowed mr
removal   ol  timber
Further particulars or the t'hiei
Forester, Victoria. II. C. or District
Forester,   Vancouver.   1>.  C.
Give    Satisfaction    for    a
Life Time
(Between Robson and Smythe)
Mistress (angrily): "How dare
you talk cak to me in that
way? 1 never saw such impudence.
You have plenty of nerve to call
yourself a lady's maid."
New maid: "I don't call mysclt
tliat now, ma'am, but I was one before I took this job.''
PHONE: aiV. 90O
Barrister*, Solicitors, Etc.
1012 Standard Bank Bldg.
Vancouver, B.C.
Seedsmen, Florists, Nurserymen, 48
Hastings St. E., and 782 Granville
Street, Vancouver, B. C.
wanted to clean and repair at the
factory, 438 RICHARDS STREET.


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