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Array SUPPORTING PROHIBITION AND REFORM
$1.00 A YEAR
SPSTOR0 AV % CHI NOOK
Vol. IV, No. 21���Established 1911
VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1915
Price Five Cents
crohqb m. hurray
'���The truth at all tlmt-a firmly ataniU
And Khali from airr to nx<- endure."
COMPENSATION FOR THE LIQUOR
INTERESTS
SINCE the prohibition people have shown that
they are in earnest, the anticipated defensive is
forthcoming from the liquor interests.
A campaign has been launched with the object in
view of securing, in the event of prohibition carrying, at least half a loaf for the liquor interests.
In our form of government, the people are all
powerful if they wish to exercise their privileges.
The people granted the licenses to the hotel men, to
the breweries, and the people can take the licenses
away again if they so choose.
When the jitney men broke into the transportation business in Vancouver, the B.C.E.R. Co. did
not ask for compensation, and had they done so, everyone would have laughed. It would be as reasonable for the B.C.E.R. to demand compensation for
their loss owing to the aggressiveness of the jitney
drivers as it is for the liquor men to ask for compensation in view of the people deciding to revoke their
licenses.
Old-timers in British Columbia who formerly
lived in Manitoba will remember that when Sir
Rodmond Roblin was first wafted into power he
agreed to government control of the telephones.
"When Sir Rodmond was safe in office, he proceeded to buy out the Bell Telephone Company in Manitoba. Of course the Bell Telephone Company was
to receive compensation for the loss of its monopoly
in Manitoba, and Sir Rodmond gave them a million
or Iwo, which some people claim was very excessive
rompensation.
How much of that money passed into the hands
of Sir Rodmond and his friends the public were not
able to find out, but the opposition contended at that
time that the Telephone Company and the hangers
on of the government split about fifty-fifty on the
big purse.
If the present government were to continue in office in British Columbia���if prohibition with compensation were to carry���you may depend upon it
that the fifty-fifty policy so popular with Master
Roblin would enter into the Government's settlement locally with the hotel interests.
It is safe to say, judging from the benevolence of
the McBride government in the past towards the
liquor interests, that if compensation were to be the
rule, the keeper of every grog shop in British Columbia would find himself closed out with more money
in his pockets than he could hope to make legitimately if he were allowed to continue under license during the next five years.
The plea for compensation being put forward by
the liquor men is one which should not have thc consideration of respectable people.
PAVING PROMOTERS
THIS week there was held at Chilliwack a convention of the Union of Municipalities of
B. C. One of the daily papers in reporting
lhe meeting, stated that certain aldermen of Vancouver travelled to Chilliwack in a car owned by
the city, while certain other aldermen made the trip
in a car owned and driven by a paving promoter,
-whose name need not be mentioned again.
The public knows little of the activities of certain
kinds of paving promoters. Many a street has been
heavily paved with expensive material to the ruin of
Hat property holders on that street, not because the
street required paving, but because die paving company wanted the contract and certain public officials desired to participate in the profits of that contract.
If councillors and aldermen would develop a mild
case of smallpox when paving promoters draw nigh,
it would be so much the better for the municipalities,
ihe officials themselves, and legitimate concerns offering honest pavements for sale.
The paving lobbyist who holds forth about the
���city halls makes the way easy for railroad lobbyists
who hang about the corridors of provincial legislatures and the House of Commons. A councillor
who has taken a rake-off on a small paving contract
would easily fall a prey at a later date, if he were
to go to parliament, to the cup and cheque of a
Canadian Northern majority-seeker, for instance.
THE "SUN" AND SIR RICHARD
IN the fight for the overthrow of lhe Government
of Victoria the SATURDAY   CHINOOK
has taken an active part in the past, and will continue to fight bad government so long as paper and
ink are available.
But in the fight, the rules of civilized political
warfare will be observed so far as we are concerned.
Though the Vancouver SUN is usually right,
an editorial appeared Wednesday morning, which
does not assist the cause of the Liberal party, and
which can not do much injury to Sir Richard McBride.
The SUN says that Sir Richard has been "an
ideal real estate Premier. His glowing platitudes
helped make sales because his imagination gave birth
to infinite publicity material. He conjured up great
railroads and huge industries to verbal millions with
ease and abandon, but words do not pay rent or
taxes."
If Sir Richard McBride was "an ideal real estate
Premier," then the SUN should not hurl bricks at
him. During the life of the SUN no subdivision
from Willow River to Port Mann was offered for
sale which did not find advertising space in the
columns of the SUN. The original directors of the
SUN were in the days of Sir Richard's glory, good
real estate men. Nor is this to the discredit of either
the SUN or its directors, for B. C. in those days was
real estate mad, and Sir Richard, the SUN and the
rest of us were all in the market. If Sir Richard
was therefore a real estate Premier, and his government a real estate government, in that government
we had a more or less true image of the people of
B. C. of that period. As to the real estate business,
we might observe that it is as old as the hills.
Most 'of the great fortunes of the world have their
foundation upon real estate. It was in the good days
and is still, a legitimate business.
The wonder is that many men in Vancouver who
a few years ago were living on the top shelf because
of their success in the real estate markets, today
sneer at the very mention of real estate, and are prepared to state that they never engaged in that awful |
line of business. The SUN'S editorial was likely
written to please that type of man, surely not for the
edification of more honest individuals.
Sir Richard McBride and Mr. Bowser have had
their day, and the people of B. C. will put them
aside together with many of their own vices and
follies. Let us fight in the meantime on the level.
Let us bring against the McBride government direct
and concrete charges of criminal negligence and inefficiency. "*
If the truth regarding the financing of the P. and
G. E. railroad, for instance, were brought forward,
the people would be enlightened and much benefited.
Surely the records of P. and G. E. and many
other transactions are to be had at Victoria. At all
events it should not be left to the TORONTO
GLOBE and other outside papers to carry any
part of the brunt of the battle for better government
in this province.
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SETTLE UP B. CS HINTERLAND
TO move a carload of household goods from
Halifax to Vancouver will cost approximately $450. To move the same goods from
Vancouver to Prince George will cost approximately $450.
A man in Vancouver has the same opportunity
of reaching the rich hinterland of British Columbia
as the man in Halifax.
If a man in Winnipeg and another resident in
Vancouver wished to go to northern British Columbia, along the line of the G.T.P., the Winnipeg
man, if they started at the same time, would reach
his destination before the Vancouver man, and at a
less cost.
Of course, when the P. and G. E. is completed,
the tables will be changed somewhat. But if the
P. and G. E. is to be completed along the lines favorable to McBride, the Vancouver man would have
to mortgage twenty-five years of his future in order
to help pay interest on the millions of government
money in the road, while the Winnipeg man would
stay in Winnipeg rather than come into a Province
overburdened with taxation.
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THE LAST GREAT WEST
IT will interest peace-loving residents of the cities
of the coast to know that within this Province
the wild west still obtains.
In the interior towns, particularly along railroad
construction, we still have the tin-horn gambler, the
bootlegger, the blind pig, and the dead line���we
have the last-named institution right here in Vancouver.
In the boundary country, in the mining camps, i Joseph's brothers dipped his coat in goat's blood
they still play poker in sessions of from twenty-four; and then brought the dabbled garment to their fa-
to forty-eight hours, with the blue sky the limit.        j ther, cheating him with the idea that a ferocious ani-
In the Cariboo District there is another phase of i mal had slain Joseph. Thus they hid their infamous
the last great west.   Cattle rustling is still a pastime behaviour.
in the Cariboo.    Many ranchers along the Cariboo;     So may the straight-line Liberals of B. C. take
road have had their herds diminished this season at j the last copy of the EVENING JOURNAL with
the hands of night raiders. One man lost twenty
head a few weeks ago. His cattle were ready for
the market, and as a result of the visit of the thieves,
this particular farmer suffered a loss which badly
crippled him.
Complaints have been sent to Victoria, to the
Attorney-General's department, by the Cariboo
ranchers, but it seems that there is no police protection for the men of the Cariboo.
The Provincial Police Department is one of the
most expensive departments under the Legislature.
It is also the most inefficient branch of the public
service. Its upkeep is about as great as that of the
R.N.W.M.P. Representatives of the Provincial
Police in the rural districts range themselves, in j brethren,
many instances, upon the side of vice.
In the cities the Provincial Police overlap the local
police departments. The inefficiency of the force
is due entirely to the fact that it is part of a mean
political machine. Some splendid officers hold
places of large responsibility in the force, but the
dominating power is W. J. Bowser at Victoria.
blood upon it and show it to Sir Wilfrid Laurier and
say: "A ferocious animal has slain Joseph."
In the words of T. Dewitt Talmage: "A monster such as never ranged in African thicket or a
Hindostani jungle has tracked this land, and with
bloody maw has strewn the continent with the mangled carcasses of whole generations, and there are
tens of thousands of fathers and mothers who can
hold up the garment of their slain boy truthfully exclaiming, 'It is my son's coat, an evil beast hath
devoured him.' "
Despite the greed and power of this monster,
Laurier should not be deceived, for Joseph still lives
and presently will likely "reveal his hand" unto his
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BY THE WAY
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OBSERVE THE ACTIVITIES in Vancouver
of the Merchants' Protective Association. We wonder if Hank Cottingham, of the Licensed Victualed', is a member of the Merchants' Protective?
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RETURN OF THE PAMPHLET
f T has been said that the Reformation was cradled | IT'S NOT AS GREAT a crime to receive stolen
goods as it is to sell a lumber jack whiskey made out
of sulphur matches, red ink and nitro-glycerine.
CATTLE RUSTLING in the Cariboo!    Why
not if the ministers of the Crown themselves lead in
romantic   pastime.      Remember
nd Mc
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in the printing press. At the time of the Reformation, Martin Luther had to fall back upon the
printing press in carrying on his work. Martin Luther issued from time to time thousands upon thousands of pamphlets. It might be said that Martin
Luther was the champion pamphleteer of all history, j ^jg exc't'ng ancj
Today the pamphlet is coming back into fashion, j Colony Farm!
Right here in British Columbia, men who have a j
message for the people, or think they have a mes-'r.^, -_. Ir, -,T7AX/ ,v- , ,
,       -. iu* j v    \o\   1HL WAY, are Welch, Stewart anc
sage, place it upon paper and, having secured rig-1 D ., ,     47 rAnnnA-,
c        ha      i. .      ���   \/ I Bride going to get that $7,500,000?
ures from all the cut-rate printers in Vancouver, pro-1
ceed to issue pamphlets.
If the press of British Columbia upheld the tra-!B; C- HAS PAID for railroads, railroads every-
ditions of the free British press, there   would   be!vvhere- and doesn t own a mile,
no necessity for men to get out pamphlets.    If half, * * *
lhe rot printed in the daily and weekly papers in THE P. AND G. E. has its ups and downs be-
Bntish Columbia was thrown into the "hell box," itween Point Atkinson and the G. T. P.
and the space given to the opinions, criticisms, sug- j * if tf
gestions and the general ideas of the men who are! WYOMING AND MONTANA used to be the
bad lands.    With Eddie Gold reeve of South Van-
flooding the country with pamphlets, our newspa
pers, from the standpoint of public interest, would
be very much improved.
AND THE BOYS CUT IT OUT!
THE DOUKHOBORS have their own way
of doing business.    That way   must   be   a
pretty good way for the 5,000  Doukhobors
at Grand Forks, B. C, are the richest per capita of'spirits
all the people in B. C.
The following letter shows that the Doukhobors
can teach Canadians how to conserve their water
melon patches without resource to buckshot or town
constable:
To the Editor, Gazette:
Dear Sir,���The Great Northern ore train crews
are stopping their trains and helping themselves to
our water melons. This we do not object to as we
have a good crop, if they would not deliberately
destroy more than they can eat.
Doukhobor Society,.
Per John Ziboroff.
Grand Forks, B. C, Sept. 9, 1915.
Here is the soft answer which turneth away wrath.
A friend in Grand Forks writes the SATURDAY
CHINOOK to say that after publication of the
letter, the water melon patch was not molested.
HOW FARES IT WITH THE OLD MAN?
STRAIGHT-LINE Liberals throughout B.C.
may rest easy, for the EVENING JOURNAL, a paper which blossomed for but a few
short weeks, seems now to be dead beyond any
chance of resuscitation.
A few weeks ago, rumor had it that the EVENING JOURNAL was to be revived. Shortly after that a new face of type appeared on the front
page of the PROVINCE. It was the type through
which Joseph Martin used to express himself on the
front page of the EVENING JOURNAL. Mr.
Martin has laid aside his blue pencil and copy
schedule. Two of his linotype machines have joined the battery of the DAILY PROVINCE. The
rest of the equipment used in the printing of the
EVENING JOURNAL is being crated and
stored away, and the Imperial Tobacco Company-
have leased or purchased the EVENING JOURNAL building.
couver, a high-class shooting affair in Vancouver
over a woman, cattle rustling in the Cariboo, high
public officials out on sprees���maybe there ain't
some class to British Columbia.
If    tf    X.
WHEN THE State of Washington goes dry, British Columbia will be the haven for adventurous
All. the saloon men, gamblers and sleight-
of-hand artists from Seattle, Tacoma, Port Angeles
and the other towns below the line will drift north.
Then wont we whoop it up!
TIMES WILL LIVEN UP in Vancouver, you
bet. We'll have a wide-open town, faro rooms .on
Hastings Street, black jack and roulette. Then the
wine will flow like water.
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THE REV. THOMAS mounted to the pulpit
at Wesley Church and actually abused and condemned brother clergymen who sent out the pamphlet dealing with the Crisis in B. C.
THE AVERAGE HIGHWAYMAN would
have more honor in his carcass than to endeavor to
betray his fellows.
THIS FELLOW WAS named well. Doubting
Thomas.
* # *
OF COURSE, THERE was the one among the
Twelve who played the villain.
* * *
THE ATTITUDE OF THOMAS explains the
weakness in the Christian Church.
* * *
THE MINISTERS WILL not stand together
and fight as one man. But the forces of the devil
operate like a machine.
THE MINISTERS WILL knock one another,
as Thomas' attack on the Ministerial Union proves.
Hence the progress of the Church is oftentimes impeded.
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REV. THOMAS SHOULD join the Boy Scouts
and get a few lessons in the rudiments of "Playing
the Game."
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i J TWO
SATURDAY   CHINOOK
SATURDAY. OCTOBER 2. 1915
iEMtflrial ��putum*
THE CHEEKIEST OF TRUSTS
"The evidence ill tins ease," ���:iitl Judge Anderson, passing sentence upon
the 116 men who had debauched thc ballot-boxes of Vigo county, lnd., "showed
thai the laloona were the centres oi nearly all the corruption in the election at
Terre Haute.   My notion is that the saloon will have to go,"
Judge Anderson might have said that the saloon is going, and in many
states nnd hundreds of counties has already gone, and for the very reason so
bluntly given. Prohibition is winning its most notable victories in regions
where an antagonism to the saloon is even more pronounced than the sentiment in Favor of total abstinence.
The brewers who own most of the saloons are chiefly to blame for tbe
disasters that are overtaking them. They have not been content to sell beer.
They have undertaken to govern'parties, cities and states. Their power has
been prodigious, and naturally it has often been abused. The brewing combine is the cheekiest of all our trusts, for it is the only one that has yet ventured to operate at the polls.���Xew York World.
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THE OLD DUB
The persistent, vicious critic is rarely a man who amounts to much himself.
How kindly the criticisms made by the really big men of the country;
how vicious the criticisms from the unimportant gents who are hidden away
in back rooms!
The man who has attempted tu write a great play or book, and failed, is
.sour and mean, and takes it out on those who have succeeded in literature.
The lazy man who has.made a failure of life hates the successful men who
control big affairs by means of hard work; and bow vicious, unfair and mean
are his criticisms. What big tasks he gies others! How.spitefully he abuses
those who cannot perform the tasks he demands of them!
'.. The persistent critjc'is not often a good man himself; he is often a pervert
in one way or another. The biggest thing apout him is his sneer. He cannot
do, the things he says others; should do.     ,..*".
I. know one old dub who has been on the Chautauqua platform for years.
In spite of the goodness of mothers: their patience, their gentleness, this old
���dub growls at them season after season as persistently as be growls at the big
and useful business concerns. r
Thi old dub has never accomplished much himself, except that he has
learned ja parrot speech in the course of-fifteen years, .and is able to recite it
with graceful gestures indicating indignation.���Ed. Howe's .Monthly.
One of  the  llrltlHh  kiiiih  which  drilled   Into  the  German   wall  of  concrete  and
Kteel on  the WCNtcrn  front
WAR GRAFT
Wartime has apparently never failed in producing graft. St. George of
Cappadoria was an army suttler, presumably before he became a saint, if he
ever did. In these days of higher criticism English scholars have risen up to
deny that the St. George who bore the red cross on his white shield, and who
slew the dragon, had anything to do with the George of Cappadocia, who
after a career of very questionable money-making in some way became a bishop
and was finally murdered or martyred for his oppressions. The Duke of
Marlborough was a master gafter. He died out of favor, but very rich. The
German superman has. as we all know, raised the art almost to the sublime.
Before the war it was becoming known how concerns like the Krupps could
not only make unspeakable fortunes out of war, but could co-operate with similar concerns in other countries to get their respective countries into war; and
it is not certain that the greatest aggression of the ages was not in some measure the outcome of this heinous canker, or that it was not in some measure
precipitated In cover up some base exposures. One Dr. ShadwcII, who knows
Germany well, has exposed in the "Atlantic Monthly" how human the Germans tire, with all their perfection of organization, which he rightly admires.
Some jackets being wanted for tbe prisoners in a camp at Posen, the order
was given lo a man who had to enquire where to get them. The enquiry went
from hand to hand until the jackets were got from a factory in Thuringia for
six marks apieee. and having left half a mark to each of the parties through
whom ii passed, cost Ihe government nine marks and a half each. This may
seem horrible in Germany, but il is petty indeed compared with what we can
do in Canada with horses, spy glasses, and a number of.other things.���Montreal Witness.
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CONDITIONS IN B. C.
. .. We..ha\'e.been asked, in a friendlyway, Why.we. comment on conditions in
B C. We think we fully explained last week when we said���our chief object
was to get tlie people aroused to a sense of their duty. Many parts of Canada
have been exploited by greedy individuals, gct-rich-qnickers whom it would
seem know where to go to obtain thc concessions they seek���to the govem-
Imcttt. Wc/rtlpeatedly make the statement^ tiial Canada is rich enough, that
bad -our, fea.iiutc-es. been, handled in anyjjiiiig like a business like manner, we
could have been lending instead of borrowing monev^ today and .yet the djjjfs
rowing continues. Just the other day $45,000,000 w.is borrowed in New .York
by the Dominion Government at five per cent. That money could have been
borrowed, at llrtrml. i'People-have money in Canadian banks for which they,
are getting three per cent. Why didn't finance niinis.ter White give'the-Cana-
ilian the benefit of the other.-two per cent? But this is only what vve Canadians always, get���aj stone for bread-from-our-.gover-nments. If there happens,
to'bf anything''Ioo"s'e';'a''irflc,t of land, a large deposit of splendid coal, a timber
area, or some rich mine?at deposits, what happens to these things'? The government may get ten cenft a''ton royalty on coal, or possildy a rental, of one
dfiUi^p^fr'aerg',. ili^<iujix"igef.fifty cents or a dollar per thousand royalty on
timber, but what doesr;tha.t'*niio,unt to compared with the actual market prices
of these commodities. As-jjva, stilted before', after the war���what? The people
of .Canada.will be asked t,o.payrthe heaviest tax they have ever paid, it is
IkiMkBPi b\?*enormous, ami tlie war is not yet ended. How nicely the profits
it'oliicaec'crial. lands, tfriiber, minerals,' etc., would fit into the niche to pay for
all the expenditures ce will be compelled to pay for had they been conserved.
If our memory serves us'.'cofrettly, $1,900,000,000 has been paid by us Canadians for railways, how many-miles do we own? Wljat assets have the people
if Canada for all the money" that' lias, been taken fio'm them except a huge
national debt upon which there afe more than $9,000,000 extra interest this
rear of our Lord. 1.915. This is the reward the Canadians have received for
bestowing honors on those who were ready to bleed and die for us dear Canadians that our interests might -be preserved and our inheritance be kept intact. -Nowr-we>are-tJ-ermitted to sec.-through some of the mists and behold
some of the dirty messes that our wise guys have left behind them and thc
CHICKENS   COME   HOME   TO
ROOST
tllance far a moment at Iln- following
utterances made no later than 1910,
l,y one of Sir Robcrt'l Quebec Lieutenants wlio was laki-n into lhe Cabinet  after the   war   stalled:
"In order to breathe the air of
liberty one had to shoot holes through
the  British  flae."
"The English have never done anything for the French Canadians, we
do not  owe  them  anything."
"Those who butchered your forefathers on the plains of Abraham ask
today that you sacrifice your lives for
their sake."
"We have had enough of England
and  thc   British."
"Our liberties, we have wrested
them from England, and we owe her
nothing."
Sir Robert llorden and the Conservative parly fathered the National,
[its, and now they must answer for
their sins.
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end is riot yet. Tbis is the reason we have taken B.C. for our starting point,
where alienation of public resources have been carried out on such a gigantic
scale, that thousands are feeling the bad effects of such maladministration today and generations yet unborn will feel it still more keenly. The Canadian
people are long suffering and generous, but the tide may turn and a wave of
public opinion sweep those who have been responsible for the existing state
of things into oblivion.���The Frontier Signal.
IT WAS NOT LIKE THIS IN THE OLDEN DAYS; NOT AT ALL
The attitude taken by the young people of the United States today toward
marriage, is one which is not calculated t" brink about the best results for
happiness or economic success.
The young man feels that unless he can offer the girl of his choice a home
and surroundings practically equal to those she is enjoying in her father's
house, he has no right to tell her bis love, and the girl feels that to descend
from the circumstances to which she ii accustomed to a humbler setting, would
not suit her at all       .. ���    - *
She has come to feel that her role as wife is beautifully and adequately
played if she presides over an attractive home, where the work is largely done
by hired help, wears fashionable clothing, entertains enough to keep in with
things, and becomes the'mother (though this is not essentia!) of one, or at
most, two children.
Of course she would expect to love her husband, but with a love not sufficiently durable to last through the trials and vicissitudes of a slender income.
The idea of partnership, of working together, building up a comfortable;
little income and a strong and capable family, docs not seem to be taken into
consideration by the young men and women nf today.
It is all a part of the artificial values which the young minds of this generation have created for themselves, partly through the fault of the over indulgent parent.
It can be seen in its clothes, its amusements and its restless search for
more stimulating excitement.
Compare if with the attitude of mind nf a young Frenchman whn works
at Ford's:���
"Yes," he said to a Times representative, with a beautiful frankness, "I
must get married. I cannot afford to live iike this. I must have a wife. It
costs mc now $35 a month at a boarding house, anil, besides, I am old enough.
1 am 21; it is time. I want my home and my children. Yes, I will marry an
American girl, maybe; 1 don't know.   What you think about that?"
What we thought about that wa> that this eager, bright-faced boy would
probably come to grief if he put his wages into the hands of an American girl
for prudent spending, which, however, he could safely do with a girl of his
own country.���Detroit Times.
WILD CAT POLITICIANS
Between townsite slakes, mineral claim stakes and agricultural land stakes.
a stranger in the district can not find space to pasture a cayuse over night
without trespassing, on private property. This is due to thc wildcat government and its encouragement to its friends to wildcat thc resources. Is it not
time to turn the wildcat politicians out and start British Columbia off on a
course of producion?���Omenica Herald.
THERE IS MONEY IN THE HIGHER WALKS OF THE
FOOL BUSINESS
000,000 of Canadaian high grade securities were sold in the United States.    ���
The Canadian soldiers at the front invariably excite the comment of the
native Islanders. "Just like Americans!" they say, and they arc Americans,
aren't they?
This war is shattering many cherished illusions.
Tine is that the Dominion of Canada may be at all times safeguarded by
the mother country.
The Canadians are learning that they musl rely upon themselves; (hat,
indeed, the raw continental troops are better soldiers than the British regulars.
Camilla will go to wnrk, when this-war is over, to build up her own defences.
She will be better able tn do -o. financielly, than England herself.
A great and rich land is Canada and destined tn be a mighty one.
The first step, once nn a war footing, may be an alliance with the United
States which will be mutually advantageous.���Exchan e.
������ e ��8>i  ���	
HOPELESSLY  AND UNNECESSARILY  RUINED
I know a man of thirty*-six who is hopelessly ruined, although he comes
id an excellent family, and had every opportunity to become a useful and successful man. lie attended school twelve years, but was a football player and
athlete rather than a student: he belonged to mandolin clubs, and made much
cl the school fraternities, and wasted so much lime that he would have been
better off had he been learning a trade.
S"nii after he became of age. he married a good girl, and was placed in
charge of a profitable business, through the influence of relatives, but soon
ruined by negle t. Ile was given another chance, but this time he not only
ruined the business by neglect, but overdrew his account, and was only saved
from disgrace by bis relations raising a considerable amount of money.
This has been his history ever since: he has been given opportunity after.
opportunity, and ruthlessly neglected them all.
Had this young man been brought up strictly, as a boy, Ile would have become a useful man, as his father was. But lie was reared in the shiftless manner common in this country, and his ruin is the result.
Thousands of young men are ruined as this young man was ruined. Hi
had a very much better chance than the average, and ha.- made a failure, bc-
cttse he was nol property controlled as a child, lie did nothing until he was
almost of age, and depended on his father. Filially his father died, and the-
mndest fortune he left was soon dissipated under the management of an indulgent mother.
This young man is bitter, and talks of Injustice.
Ile has no cause for bitterness; lie lias not been the victim of the'slightest
injustice. He has not lacked the wldesl liberty and opportunity; indeed he was
born with a golden spoon in his mouth, in a golden age.
He was kindly Ireated; ton kindly treated.
Ile had the advantage of good schools and a good home.
Ile is a wreck today because lie ivas riot properly brought up'as a child.
In being good lo your children, are you ruining them? After you are
dead and gone, will they be a disgrace to ynu because- you neglected to properly control nil teach them?���Exchange.
If you intend being a fool, be a big and impudent one.
Co to Xew York city, and interrupt a church service with an inquiry as
to what the pastor and members of his congregation are doing lor the People.
Call on the President with a view of asking him how he stands on the
vital question of the working man, and if he refuses to see you, tell your grievance to the newspapers and they will make a fuss about it. Haunt the newspaper offices, and if you are sufficiently persistent, impudent and idiotic, you
will soon bc famous.
Don't be a modest liltle fool; ther is nothing in that. Be a big one, like
Mother Kddy, or Father Bryan. There is big money in the higher walks of
the fool business, but the little fool is s,, unimportant that even a policeman
tloes not respect him,���Ed. Howe's Monthly.
BACK TO THE LAND.
. Port Coquitlam fair had a surprise in store for .visitors. In vicw*\of the
booming da^Fs for the Railway tity having passed, it might be inierrihl that
the thirteenth annua! fair wottl'd not, measure up to former years Yet it is
recorded that the entries were larger by'several .hundred,,and' that'.the* display
of field and garden produce surpassed all -previous, years;, -This }jr,., attributed-
to.the greaftininterest being taken.in.agriculture, not only by the farmers with
maiiy 'acres but by ,the town residents who are^ turning to the cultivation of
their real estate holdings since realty speculation is no longer possible "indeed, it is said the process of reclaiming farm areas from the subdivision specti
lator or investor lias already begiui-. fertile, garden.and farm land beingi-itfein
brought under cultivation where a few years ago there grew a plentiful crop
of-real, estate signs. This is a hopeful change. The province wilL the more
rapidly live down.the era in reckless reai estate speculation and get back to a'
condition making for a real prosperous advance if the people earnestly and
.Persistently .turn, their attention to making -the: niost of the natural resou&tfe
of the field, the forest and the mine, if p,,rt Coquitlam fall fair points to,the
signs correctly, that change,is on the way.���The British Columbian
OUR NORTHERN NEIGHBORS
A man who attempts to peer too far into the future is a "visionary���subtle
lerm of contempt���until the thing he predicts conies,to pass, when he immediately becomes a seer. .   ,
We may be just "seeing things" but we believe that one of tbe ultimate
effects, and to us the most important, of the war will be the.consumniation of.
a defensive alliance between the United States and Canada to the end that, no
foreign foe of cither country, without exception, shall ever set foot on the
North American continent except as an cnetny of both.
The interests of Canada and the United States are closely allied and becoming more and more so.
Canada is, next to Great Britain, our greatest consumer, purchasing in
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Weel freens, It micht be a wee bitty not  o' my  line tae attempt tae act
in the natttr' o1 a biografer, but wi'
the news o' the dathe o' auld Keir
Hardie this week, I cat! hardly let the
occasion pass withoot tryin' tae show
my adniirasluiu for sic a noble son o'
auld Scotia. 1 say noble���aye, if ever
there u is a nobleman���it wis Jim Keir
Hardie.
Hardie wis a man of whom any
country micht feel prood o', an' Scotsmen in general the world owre will
lament the dathe o' sic an ootstaundin'
feegur in the polytickal life o' the auld
country.
There's nae need for me tae go intae llardie's early history���hoo the pit
laddie rose frae obscurity ��� a self-
made man if ever there was yin���tae
tak first place in the ranks o' labor
an' be the means o' briugin' aboot social reform which has almost revolutionized tbe social system o' tbe auld
country in the last thirty years.
in' in some kin' o' rough horse play
iu an effort tae prevent it.
Then came the formashun o' the
Independent Labor Pairty, an' wi' it
came almost immediately the formashun o' what is now known a- the
Labor group in the Hoose o' Com-
I mons.
While the I. L. I'. is an organisa-
sliuii wi' an avowedly Soshylist plet-
jforni. the attitude it has aye taken up
Iin counecshun wi' social an' polytickal
| economy has been always along the
I line o' least resistance.
It affiliated with the Trade Unionists an' frae that body emerged the
consolidated Labor Pairty o' Great
Britain. Hardie early recognized that
the advanced principles advocated by
the I. L. P. were a wee bitty in front
o' the average trade unionist, an' be-
also realized that unless this huge
body o' organized labor was got intae
the proper path���there could be nae
Xaw frcens, 1 dinnie need tae apol-
���gise for this wee bit tribute tae Har-
lie.    Il,   was a Man!
Yours through the heather.
SANDY  MACPHERSON,
WESTMINSTER CHURCH
Ladies  of  Westminster   Presbyter*
iail Church held their annual birthday part) on Tuesday evening Last.
A very enjoyable programme was arranged by Mrs, W J. Prowse, Mr-.
Esslemont, the president of the ladies'
aid. made a short address on the work
done by this society. Refreshments
were served after the programme,
and in all the entertainment was a
huge success.
���I h<- Late JAHBg KBIR HABOIB, M.P
Labor Member In th,- llrlilMh n,��us<-
of CunmionH
tion wisnie a thegither true, an' raither
wis it the ither wey aboot, that "drink
wis the result o' poverty."
There's nae true doobts aboot it���
nae maitler what oor Liberal freens
say, that Lloyd George could never
ha'e attempted tae cairry oot the reforms he has if he had not had the
labor pairty at bis back tae urge him
an", when it came tae a "show doon"
in   the   hoose,  tae  encourage  him.
WOMEN'S    VOLUNTEER
RESERVE
The Women's Volunteer Reserve
held their fortnightly dance in St. Andrew's Hall, at 49th and Fraser St.,
on Tuesday night. The hall was very
prettily decorated with maple leaves
and flags. Lunch was served by the
young ladies of the corps, w-ho entertained the many guests and made
them feel very much at home. It is
their intention to hold these dances
every alternate Tuesday. The proceeds are to go to paying off the
debt of the Volunteer  Reserve.
COAL
COAL
During September wc will sell for cash our high-grade Wellington coal at reduced price.
BEST WELLINGTON LUMP $6.50 ton
BEST No. 1 WELLINGTON NUT   $5.50 ton
Delivered within the usual limits.
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Small craft ��teamlnK  toward* A  French  troopahlp  that linn nuffcrrd severe daniaite front Turklnh ���hell"
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ARMS  OP  ALL NATIONS
Observe the Ionic bayonet on the French rifle, evidently designed for attack on
the portly gentlemen of the Landstrnm
I can aye remember the first time
I saw Hardie. I wis a wee shaver at
thc time���I couldnie hae been ony
marc than eicht year auld���but fine I
can min' takin' my faithcr's h.iun' on
the road doon tae the "drcely grun'"
at Holyrood whereon the big proces-
shun wis convergin efter makin' a parade o' the main streets o' Auld Reekie.
If I min' richt, it wis in counecshun wi' thc miners' cicbt hoor day,
an' Hardie wis the main speaker at
the demonstration.
Hardie was M.P. at that time an'
the name maist often applied tae him
at that time was "firebrand." I'm
sorry tae say that 1 mysel, efter I
got up a wee bit an' "entered intae
polyticks" often used that expression
when speakin' o' him.
Hooever. the trouble wi' me like
a whole lot mare wis that wc didnie
unnerstaun the man, an' while we
were divertin' oor min's on Home
Rule or whether the natives o' some
faur off "possession" should be made
tae wear breeks afore they were allowed tae become members o' the
Empire, or sic ithcr like "superior"
questyin, Jim wis preachin' the doctrine o' charity begins at bame an' at-
temptin' tae mak the lordlin's at
Westminster think a wee bitty mare
o' thc "natives" at hame an' ciuleav-
orin' tae get for them a wee bitty
mare o' the benefits o' civilisashun.
For a long period o' years Hardie
wis the only labor member o' the
"Hoose," an' often has he been referred tae as the voice cryin' in the
wilderness. ,
Hooever, Hardie wis made o' the
richt stuff, an' withstood it a'. A very
trite expression, "The workin' man's
worst enemy is himsel" could be very
fittingly applied in counecshun wi' the
propaganda carried on through the
country by Hardie.
It wis nac uncommon thing tae
hear o' some o1 Hardie's meetin's bein'
invaded by a gang o' workin' men.
Liberals or Torys, who socht tae prevent the meetin' bein' held an' indulg-
1
hope   for ony advancement along  the
lines that spelt success.
The linkin' o' the I. L. P. wi' the
trade unionists wisnie at a' tae the
likin' o' some o' Kcir's followers in
the Soshylist movement and they were
inclined tae kick owre the traces at
times al what they considered a sacrifice o' their principles in bein' identified wi' ony body which hadnie as
its first an' foremost plank the spread-
in' o' the Soshylist doctrine.
I remember bein' at a meetin' which
Keir addressed, an' at which he replied very fittingly tae some o' his
"comrades" in the movement who
were afraid o' losin' their identity in
the  bigger  pairty.
"The I. L. P.." be said, "was like
a fishin' yawl makin' for the herbor
in Ihe teeth o' a vigorous laund squall.
If yae stood on the pier," be con-
teenyied. "yae wud notice the captain tackin' this wey. syne tackiu' the
ither wey. every time takin' advantage
o' the win's that were favorable tae
him. aye gettin' nearer the entrance,
until finally he reached the hame port.
That." said he, "wis the policy o' the
I. L. P. We're like the captain, we
know where we're makin for an' we're
gaun tae tak advantage o' ony favor-
in' element in the shape o' advanced
legislashun that'll help tae cairry us
tae oor proper goal."
While Robert Blatchford did tremendous work for the Soshylist cause
by his writin's. Hardie combined a-
long wi' that a tremendous capacity
for work, an' if the workin' men o'
the auld country hae onybody tae
thank for the "reforms" they ha'e got
placed on the statute books, the wan
they ha'e tae thank "aboon them a'"
is James Keir Hardie.
Jist at the present time when prohibition is sae muckle in the air in
these quarters, it should be meushun-
ed that Hardie wrote a book, the title
o' which was "Is poverty the result
o' drink." in which the author showed very clearly tae his temperance
freens���an' Hardie wis a strict teetotaller���that their oft-repeated asser-
ll there's wan thing in Hardie's
life we can admire mare than anither
that was his sterlin' honesty. There's
nae true doobts that had Hardie
wished he could ha'e been a cabinet
minister in ony government that has
sat durin' the last twenty years���but
principle kept Hardie "tae the strecht
an' narrow path," an' while another
noted British Soshylist. John Hums,
fell tae the cupidity o' the "yellow."
an' sync even turned against his erstwhile comrades in the movement,
Keir stood staunch an' true wi' his
colors nailed tae the mast.
EUbbie'l words very fittingly apply
tae Hardie in this connecsbun:
"A king can mak a belted knight.
A marquis, duke an' a   that.
But an honest man's aboon his might
Gude faith he niaunna fa' that!
For a' that an' a' that.
Their dignities an' a* that,
The pith o' sense an' pride o' worth
Are higher ranks than a' tha't."
Hardie has come in for a whole lot
o' vile abuse durin' the war. Jim's
uncompromisin' attitude on war was
well known. He was agin militarism
at a' times, an' the international brotherhood o' workin' men, united tae
stop war wis his aim an' objeck.
There are quite a lot o' folk say
that such a thing is impossible, but
they're thc same folk that a wheen
short years ago were gaun aboot
makin' fun at Marconi's attempt tae
telegraf withoot wires or lauchin' at
"the sully gowks" attemptin' tae flee.
No truer patriot ever breathed, an'
no son of Britain has ever done more
for his eourrtry than Keir Hardie. an'
when we hear o' vermin like North-
cliffe an' sic like screech aboot him
bein' an ally o' the Kaiser it wud mak
a fellie vomit.
I mysel believe that the auld country wis richt in gaun tae war wi' the
Huns, but that wunnie prevent mc
frae still admirin' an' reverein' the
memory o' James Keir Hardie. I ken
he was nae coward.
The Quilchena Coal Company
! 1 ��� ive you beard of Quilchena on Vancouver   Isle,
Where coal lands were staked by the
mile alter mile?
Ami a company formed of an exclusive kind;
With the terms of the charter,���the
mosl ot us blind'
Where Alvo and Mode had enough to
control,
But allowed Hill and Dick to "get in"
on lhe whole.
Some excellent coal lands are said to
belong
To a long active foe in a partnership
strong.
Now   wherefore   should  aliens   whose
malice we've felt
Retain any rights in our mineral belt?
And why  should  our  rulers  as  partners be found
With the meanest of foes that remain
above ground?
Let the facts be brought out and cr-
poscd to our view;
If the rumors be right, 'tis a deuce of
a stew.
Who owns the Quilchena? We right
ly may ask;
Trustees of the people! Give heed to
the task!
With the answer tomorrow, all details
explain,
Merely   truth   without    subterfuge; ���
who made tbe gain?
Should you fail to reply us inside of
a week !: m
Then the oath of your office in scrap-
box will seek.
���V. VIDETTE.
Vancouver, 25th September, 1915.
A. V. JJEWIS
Painting  Contractor
4450    COMMERCIAL    STREET
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COLLINGWOOD'S  PLACE
Collingwood is doing her duty to
the Empire. Mr. J. Francis liursill
does not hesitate in the columns of
the daily newspapers to make the
fact known. Fred. Cocroft is somewhere in France, His battered bugle
has been returned to the family in
Collingwood. He passed successfully
through the heavy engagements on
the west front, and last heard of
sounding the advance at Festttbert.
Where Fred. Cocroft is today, his
friends in B. C. do not know. He may
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The men of tin- McGill O.O.T.C. rccelvlng* elementary  training  In  rille Khootlnff,
SOUTH  VANCOUVER  NIGHT
SCHOOLS
WIl.MA.ll   I'lUVHU,
One of the features this year of
the South Vancouver night shools will
bc a class in agriculture which will
be presided over by Mr. Tucker, an
experienced, practical man, who has
lectured and demonstrated at the New-
Zealand Exhibition, and has had seven years! experience as an expert in
other   agricultural   countries.
Mr. F. Tucker is a resident and
ratepayer of South Vancouver, and
his heart is wound up in the agricultural development of B. C. He will
bring to his lectures at the night classes a wealth of practical experience
and thorough training in the science of
agriculture.
Mr. Tucker plans to take his classes to nearby farms and there show
them first-hand illustrations upon subjects which will be taught in the
class-room.     Mr.   C.   J.   Mabbot   lias
jbcen appointed superintendent of the
classes and he informs us that they
will reopen on Monday, October 4th,
at 7 p.m., under the management of
the Board of School Trustees. Thc
best teachers obtainable have been
hired. Tn the commercial classes Mr.
F. Halslead of Pitman's College and
Miss Gwendolene Holmes of the Success Business College. Mr. NT. J. McArthur and Mr, II. R. Jones are again.
j on the staff.
Miss Allien, with certificates from
���the City of London Guilds, has charge
THE STORY OF BETTER
BREAD
No. 1
The   materials   used     in     making
"SMAX" and "SUNLIGHT" are the
very finest that money can buy;
And these materials are all specially
Heated and purified in our plant before entering into the composition of
these superior breads.
By the use of the machine shown on
the other side, known as the Double
Sifter and Blender, all impurities and
foreign substances are automatically
removed before the flour enters the
mixer.
The very process of flour milling
and packing leaves a certain percentage of "fluff" and "lint" in the flour.
These impurities cannot be seen with
the naked eye, until removed by the
"Double Sifting" process.
But just how important this operation is to "VOU, who EAT the bread,
is illustrated by the photograph showing a small portion of the "sittings"
removed during one hour's operation
of this machine,
And, remember, these sittings come
from the very finest and most expensive flour on the Canadian market!
And, this is the ONLY KXOWX
METHOD of removing these impurities!
We COULD use this flour without
putting it through this expensive process.
other bakers do!
When you bake your own bread,
you MUST!
But IF we did, we wouldn't hake
bread like "SMAX" ami "SUNLIGHT"!
And this is ONLY OXE of the operation's that serve to l'k( iTKl'T
YOU���tlie CONSUMER!
Wa  will  toil  you   more  TOMOR-
LUNCHEON  TO CADETS
The Australian Cadets were entertained to luncheon oil Saturday afternoon, September 25, by the Ladies
of South Vancouver in the Robson
Memorial  Church,  Cedar  Cottage.
The tables presented a very pleasing appearance, decorated with choice
flowers and maple leaves. The walls
were draped with bunting. Many organizations and societies were represented. The ladies from the Victorian
Order of Nurses and the Red Cross
being guests of honor.
Toasts to "Our King." "Our Dominion." "Our Province," "Our Municipality," etc.. were proposed and responded to by Messrs. R. C. Hodgson.
G, S. Campbell. .1. VV. Weart. II. II.
Stevens. M.P., Capt. R. S, Lewitigtoii
of dressmaking and sewing,
remains may lie buried beneath a Bri- !    Classes will  bc  open  at  the  Carlc-
tish trench. ton,   Mackenzie,   Selkirk   and     Wolfe
.Mrs. F. Malcolm, whose husband 'schools. All the subjects taught dur-
is at the front as the Sergeant In- i ing the day will he given at Ihc even-
structor of the Royal Engineers, has m? classes, al least those subjects de-
a brother. William Powell, sailor on wired by the pupils. Plans are being
the submarine E-9. Mrs. Malcolmtmade so thai all who desire to ini-
I'ecently heard from her brother and prove their minds during (he coming
received his portrait which we here Iwinter months will have a thorough j ROW! lie sure and read it! It will
reproduce. 'Observe the cross on, training which will better equip them further illustrate how very particular
Powell's manly chest. This is tliej to meet the battles.of life. The sUippl PYe r"'c '" preparing the ingredients
Russian Cross won since the outbreak authorities are sparing no pain.- in used in our plant! in th,. meantime,
of the war, with three other medals, making the nighl classes a success call and inspect Vancouver's Ideal
It was the E-9 which sunk three Cer-jand  they  requesl   the  ratepayers  and   Bakery!
man-warships.' the "lotnuierif," sunk  citizens   to   co-operate-   with   them   In      Visitors'   hours ���Any     Hour���Any
in  the  Black Sea  was  one  of them, ithe undertaking for tin's winter. Da:
"Bill" Powell is a British sea dog who i
has given Voh   Pirpitzs pirates tt Ie
MR.  BRUCE   GIVEN   FULL
POWER
"That the president be authorized
lo negotiate With a certain industrial
prospect in a confidential manner, divulging results only when attained."
This resolution was unanimously
passed tit the last meeting of the
South Vancouver Board of Trade,
when a large attendance  was present.
Use The Telephone
Save Car Fare
li costs money to travel, If you go down town there i- car fare
ti pay both way-., and besides the trip takes up the whole of the
morning or afternoon. Then, too, there is the trouble of getting
ready.
Save all expense, time and worry by using the telephone. The
telephone is particularly convenient to people ill suburban or outlying districts. At all times they can order what they want fpvni
any store Besides, they are always within reach of their friends.
Xo writing of letters to effect social engagements.
Il is cheaper to telephone than to travel.
It costs less to talk than to write. ;
Twenty-four hour service
B.C. TELEPHONE CO. LTD.
Mr. Mac-Lean of 139 39th Avenue
West, who has been working at Britannia Alines, met with a serious accident when lie was struck by a skid
which dislodged his knee cap. Ile is
confined lo the Company's hospital at
Britannia Beach,
MAPLE LEAF DAIRY
PURE PASTURIZED MILK
We are Milk and Butter Specialists
A. Tommaaon, Mgr. Phone Bay. 1417
1935-2nd AVE. WEST
A phone call will have prompt attention
LITTLE MOUNTAIN HALL
Cor. 30th Avenue and Main Street
Comfortable  Hal! for Dublic meetings,  dances,   etc.,   to  Let
Apply W.  J. STOLLIDAY
34 32nd Avenue
PHONE: 8EY. 900
MacDONALD & HAY
Barristers, Solicitors, Etc.
1012 Standard Bank Bldg.
Vancouver, B.C.
VICTORIAN ORDER OF NURSES
I The South Vancoiner Victorian Of'
The l.a.li.-,' Aid of .Moiiutain Viewjder of Nurses will hold the twtal
Methodist Church met Tuesday afterj. mqntlily meeting ,,n Tajcsda- afternoon at their church, corner of So, noon, October 5, al the home of Mrs.
phia Street and ZStll Avenue East. Woosnam, 270 1'Jili Avenue West, It
The meeting was largely attended andjis hoped as many members as posai'
important business transacted, 'bJe will fideavor to attend.
��� Any years,
HAMPTON���PINCHIN
Bakers of Better Bread
60 Lansdowne Avenue West
Mrs. Column of -li.ih Avenue West,
is expected home from Vernon, B.C.,
where  she lias been  slaying  this  past
summer to bc near Iter husband who
enlisted lasi   spring and is  iii   training
with the soldiers at Vernon,
SATURDAY^CHINOOK
"THE   LITTLE   PAPER   WITH   A^MfESSAGE"
'! Goes to your home for a dollar a year.
��( We are fighting John Barleycorn ��� playing a lone hand.
f| Papers which fight for John Barleycorn get paid for it.
fl There's little money in fighting for the right.
fl A dollar a year, then.   Mail it in to Mfr. Mujtay, ejditor,.
4601 Main Street, Vancouver,   i i'
Win   INC1DEKTS   FROM   TUB   IIAHIIA MvM.lo
A British Tommy vrnrmlnff up I.Im dinner ni n rent cnnip SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2. 1915
SATURDAY   CHINOOK
FIVE
SMAX or SUNLIGHT
The Full Weight���One Pound Wrapped���
"SEALED-AT-THE-0*v*EN"   Bread
Prohibition
THE MEDICAL
ARGUMENT
Pure malt extract and milk help to give these quality breads that
exquisite taste. Try a loaf and be convinced. At all grocers or
direct to your home from
HAMPTON-PINCHIN
Phone 443���1013
60 Lansdowne Wert
s
FOR the past two weeks the Cl IINOOK has been endeavoringIand irrevocably given its verdict against lhe use ol alcohol a:
to push home on the attention of ils readers the necessity for crage. It has removed it out ol the class of a beverage, a food, or an
prohibition from lhe moral and economic standpoints. This upbuilder of the body, and has put il into the class of drugs. This at
week we continue our educational effort Irom thc medical point of I once places the ban of science upon the drinking habits of the people,
view. The first law of life is self-preservation. The second is the! Np sane person would sanction for himself or others the daily drink-
preiervation and improvement of our offspring. After lhal otir inter- '"��. >" W quantities, of a drug; moreover, a recognized poisonous
etts and efforts reach out to the betterment of the state. A'! these dr"��* Every one would at once concede that such a practice could
activities interact upon each other, are, as   it   were,   interblended. Ic *''1        "     ';   :i { ,j    '   l!
"Mens scna in corpora sano," "a sound mind in a sound body
How's Your
Bank Account
Slop here tomorrow ami you'll make such
;i great big saving on your week's groceries
lliat you'll have a surplus to put in the li.'iiik
.,ii Monday. I'm making real genuine reductions on Groceries, -Meats ami Provisions, and
immlrerls of families are taking advantage of
iliem. Every article in the store is of the
lines! quality and In addition to the unusual
\alue, you get honest weight. There's no
catch���no strings to pull. The prices listed
liere are for everybody���take advanage yourself and start a savings bank.
AND HOW ABOUT
THESE  FOR  MONEY
SAVING  PRICES
The Finest  Canadian Cheese, reg.  ,25  per ib.,
(lur   price     .17*4
Fancy   Alberta   Butter,   spcciall   selected,   reg.
-II)   p'er   jb���   Our   price    33
Comb   Honey,   reg.   .35,   Our   price    20
Local   Honey,  iu jars,  reg.  .2.*, Our price .20
Salmon,  Our price, 6 tins for    25
Ihicrr's Jam. _' Ib. jars,  reg.  .4*.  Our pr.  .35
Kmpress Jam,  reg.  .25,  Our price    20
tellies,   reg.  .-'tl.  Our price.  2  for    25
Soap,  Royal Crown Oatmeal  (8 bars)  reg. 25,
Our   price     19
Hold Dust. K.C. Washing Powder. White
Swan,  W..Powder,  and  Royal  Crown   Soap,
leg.  .25  package,  Our price    .......22
li. & K. Oats. reg. .40 pkge., Our price .30
breakfast Food. reg. .35 pkge. Our price .24
Pastry Flour, reg. .40 pkge, Our price ...32
Canadian Choice Flour, made from No, 1
Haul Wheat, reg. $175. Our price ..$1.35
Lake of thc Woods. Uoyal Household, Robin
Hood,    Royal    Standard    and    Purity      Flour,
Our price    $1.60
I'.xtra   Fancy   Prunes, tier crate, reg.  ,90, Our
price   7��
Picnic Hams, reg. 14Ji per lb��� Our pr. 12'/-;
Hams,   Sugar   cured,   rig.   .-'0   lb.,   Our pr.   .17
Sliced   Hacon. reg.  .30 lb.. Our price    25
\ynhire   Hacon,   reg.   .25   II...   Our   price   ...IS
Dry   aSlt    Hacon.   reg.   .17   lb..   Our   price   .14
Get   Your   Sunday's    Roa't   here   and   enjoy
your  dinner
Be��l   Shoulder   I'ol   Roasts,   per  Ib. 1214
llesl    Shoulder   Steak,   per   lli 14
Sirloin  Steak, per 1 20
f,,rk   I.oin-. per lb 18
Fresh   Pork   Shoulders,   per Hi 13
Local   Fowl,   per  lb 18
lire  Lard,  .1  lb. flails    40
Ib,   nails    70
:n  Ib.   pails    S'-s"
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the   alarm,   hut
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lire
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da
it
ie aspiration of every enlightened person for himself, for his children
and for his fellows. Now the question is: does the liquor traffic help
or retard this aspiration? If the latter, then every human instinct
cries aloud for its total prohibition. Common sense demands it. To
aid in forming an opinion we have at present before us object leisons
on a scale never before available to the world and sufficiently convincing to leave no doubt in the mind. This is due to the \var. In
Russia the moral, economic and physical deteroriation of the people
by the prevalent inordinate use of thieir intoxicating spirit, vodka, had
i become a serious menace. When the war broke out it was seen lhal
I it had to be dealt wilh. The government did so ir. a masterful fashion by abolishing the traffic at a cost to its revenue of $300 ( 00 01 I
per annum!    It thus swept away one of the greatesL barrier   I
, evitable spiritual decay. Right here is the scientific explanation of
j lhe association of crime and insanity with drink. The continual absorption of a poisonous drug into the human system inevitably affects
! the brain, weakening the will, sapping the moral sense and rendering
i the individual unfit to cope with the problems and temptations mci-
l.dental to human existence. This insidious deteroriation, moreover,
does not stop with the individual infringer of physical law, but by the
j law ol heredity, passes to the children and becomes in them a serious
j handicap in the race of life. Heredity is the transmission of the qual-
I ities of parents to children. If conditions are right, the process of
' evolution is always towards the betterment of the species. It is an
I undisputed fact that the mental and physical condition of the mother
j before the birth of the child exerts a lasting influence on the child.
Many instances prove the father equally responsible with the mother.
The latest teachings on these subjects indicate that men and women
may influence the quality of children they will produce. The eminent surgeon. Sir Victor Horsley, says:
"Evidence indicates that for a child to be well born, at least
Iwo generations of healthy men and women must have played their
part honestly and well."
Can parents who innoculate themselves with the virus of alcohol, however moderately, conscientiously say they are fulfilling this
sacred obligation? Statistics prove incontrovertably that alcoholic
indulgence affects the physical, mental and moral condition of the
unborn child. Let us banish the saloon and thus take one big step
towards conditions which will help produce a "nobler race than e er
(he world has seen." Searching investigation into the effect of drinking upon human life eluridates the fact that abstainers show marked
superiority to non-abstainers throughout lhe entire working years of
life for both sexes, however tested. This is the studied verdict of the
Insurance Companies, institutions more alive to the causes that shorten
I'fe than any others. They state that death carries off in the prime of
life from two to three times as many drinkers as other insured persons.
Hence they have now different rates of premiums ior the two classes.
I In sickness the drinker continues ill about two and a half times as long
'��� m the average man. Time lost from work by sickness means money
lost from the pay envelope with the added cost of longer medical Ireal-
*.t.    Whatever disease may attack a man, statistics prove that the
YOUR  HOME  IN   DANGER
ue   VMI   taken   the    precaution
Steamer New Delta
SUMMF1? SCHEDULE
On   and   after 'Saturday.   May   Ui,
Steamer N'ow Delta will leave from
FERRY  WHARF
(J-oot of Columbia Ave.)
For PORT MOODY
andlOCO C32Z?.)
DAILY  EXCEPT SUNDAYS
At 6.30 a.m., 9.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.
Returning leave Port Moody at
8.00 a.m., 11.00 a.m. and 4.4.1 p.m.,
except Saturday, when she will
leave Port Moody at 12.00 a.m.
SUNDAYS
Leave Vancouver at 1.30 p.m. and
8.00 p.m.
Leave   Port   Moody  at   4.45   p.m.
and 9.20 p.m.
Express or Parcels Reasonable
Rates
STEAMER LEAVES ON TIME
This   Schedule   subject   to   change
without notice
Insuring
Loss by Fire
We write Fire Insurance in
Board Companies.
���        . I savings of the people have been
gainst ,h
;ood'
KENT & SON
SECONDHAND   STORE
Can  supply  your  needs  at  right
prices.
COLLINGWOOD EAST
(Right at  Station)
gress.    It was a bold stroke to t'ike at a momert when ii w is n
sary that revenues should be maintained to the gre:*,i '.I po-s: ! i   xtenl
hut there has been more than ample repayment for the sacrifice.   1 he
icreased by leaps -md bounds a'nd
i greater industry and earning capacity of the peasantry and thi in-
1 dustrial population must not only prove of imm**n-" value in in ij
i on the war, bul will buiic! up a store of national strength and her j
I manhood which will take the country forward al a rapid pace ii il
j ure years and mean speedy recuperation from ihe effects of the pre-
] sent world-wide calamity.    After a .year's experience ol prohibit in
DC T   '   4-   P    i m Ru88'8-" '"u' government reports officially an increase of from   ;'3
OW  traser    irtlSt  LO. pel cent  t0 50 per cent, in national,efficiency.    France, after prof-
HASTINGS   STREET- WEST; longed trial, reports similar startling conditions of improvement in I er
population from the prohibition of absinthe, the national spirit ' hi
fourteen "dry" states to the South of the bound try v th a po ml tl
of 52,000,000, tell the same tale. Were statistics available from
our own prohibition provinces, wc venture to assert that they w iuld
confirm this widespread experience. We further prophecy for British Columbia when she follows suit an equally beneficial step up
wards in efficiency and personal and public well-being.
FLORISTS To understand the destructive effects upon the world of the
wholesale consumption of alcohol which has hitheito prevailed, and
the immense benefits resulting from its prohibition, as exemplified in
the foregoing instances, we have only to turn to modern medical
science, which has been investigating the matter for a long time. In
WATCHMAKER these early days of the twentieth century science has emphatically
>n-drjn!cer has many timi
1 the tug-of-war between
'arcl end.
( ,1a
of
��� the better chance of pulling through,
ife and death, drink always pulls on the
he eminent British statesman, oi ce said
��� ��������� 1 to make it as easy as ' every!
do rght, and as difficult as possible ft |'to  lo wi
itone, 1
Rovernme
su<
ii as 0
tains in v ana
1.
rat;c form of government,
as every voter has a vi ice in ei leeting tlie law
law makers hold that ihc sale and manufacti  ���   ol
li le an evil which has lo be restrained.     Ov y ther
: ,   c the i vil as a means cl control brewe
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Seedsmen, Florists, Nurserymen, 48
Hastings St. E., and 7X2 Granville
Street,  Vancouver,  B.  C.
ENGLISH WATCHMAKER AND
Jeweller when you think of watch,
clock and jewellery repairs think
Appleby, 438 Richards St., h'ilf block
from Hastings. All mainsprings and
cleaning jobs guaranteed 12 months.
MONEY TO LOAN
MONEY LOANED, DIAMONDS,
Jewelry, etc. A quiet, respectable,
reliable place to borrow money.
Old gold bought. Established 1905.
Star Loan Co., 812 Hastings West,
STOVE    REPAIRS
DON'T THROW YOUR OLD
Stove away. We handle castings and
repairs to fit any stove or range.���
FRANKS, 44 Water Street.
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SEWER PIPE
We are the sole Manufacturers of
Machine-Made Concrete Sewer Pipe
in British Columbia.
DOMINION GLAZED CEMENT PIPE CO., LTD.
Office: Dominion Building, Vancouver, B.C. Phone Sey. 8286
is tbe
h - is
All
ibolic
efore
dis-
tiller, wholesale dealer, and saloon !<  pei is watched, curbed and
intro !   I. ! ei ause he is known to ' ice to the well being of
.  .     munity,    Why, then, should an - rnment or
��� -o;>!-. continue longer in partnership with a I us u - ''������.���A they know
destroys the life character and efficii y of its citi ["hat is
the question the people of British > oluml ia w II '         soon
��� settle ome and for all. Ihc time ha: i im irike
good and hard. Let every eligible man in the provini e see ' i il that
his name is on the register so that he may get his I the ;txe
when il is laid lo lb root ol the Upas I ree,
THANKS! I     Thi    i f   the     S \ I'L'RD \V
The  SAT! RDAY   CHINOOK    is  CHINOOK   wishes       I   ��� ;-  Mr, Ro-
obliged to Mrs, James Kobertoti| 56thfberJ   liorrell  for  his giftr'of it basket
Avenue, for a magnific'enl bouquet of J*f   h\^.   luscious   I imatocs   from   thc
autumn flowers. Horrell garden.
REVIVAL SERVICES AT
WESTMINSTER  CHURCH
Beginning next week, for two
weeks, special revival services will be
held at the Westminster Presbyterian
Church. Rev. R. G. McBcth, M.A.,
and the Rev. John Inkster, B.A., from
Victoria, will assist thc pastor, Mr.
Craig.
The regular Sunday services will he
held next Sunday with the Sunday1
school at the usual hour.
Y
OU WILL GET VALUE
AND SATISFACTION BY
PATRONIZING
Crossland's Store"
4520 MAIN STREET
A nice clean stock of Groceries,
Candys and Tobacco.
PREPARING   CANADIAN   SOI.II IKHS FOR THE FIRING LINK
l.csMon In (ronrh-imiklliB nt Ilni-rli-flcM from I.lrut. Sit'tlu-ni   (In   liolmrd   who  wan  Iwlec  wounded  at  front
I
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SATURDAY   CHINOOK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2. 191:
Jingle Pot Coal
Ask Your Neighbour
We Sell Stove Wood
Coast Lumber & Fuel Co., Ltd.
Phone Fair. 2500        Phone High. 226       Phone Fraser 41
Is 'Fighting Mac' Still Fighting?
Russian  Leader's Amazing Likeness   to   Scottish   Hero���Astounding   Story   frcm the Trenches
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No Preservatives No Adulteration
Purity Guaranteed
11 Quarts for 1 Dollar
131 FIFTEENTH AVENUE WEST
Phone Fairmont 1934
SOUTH VANCOUVER NIGHT
SCHOOLS
Use your spare time to increase your efficiency and earning power.
Better informed men and women make better citizens.
Night Schools will be opened in South Vancouver at an early date.
Enrolment will take place at the following schools:���
GENERAL WOLFE, Twenty-seventh and Ontario Street.
SELKIRK, Twenty-second and Commercial Drive.
MACKENZIE, Forty-sixth and Fraser Street.
CARLETON, Kingsway and Joyce Road.
on Monday, October 4th, between 7 and 9 p.m.
A fee of three dollars ($3.00) will bc charged, but this will be re-'
turned when pupil has completed 75 per cent, of possible attendances.
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES,
SOUTH VANCOUVER.
DREAMLAND
H.  H.  DEAN.  Proprietor
COR. TWENTY-SIXTH AVENUE AND MAIN STREET
DAMON & PYTHIAS ��� IN FIVE PARTS
SEPTEMBER 27 and 28
li Hector Macdonald ��� "Fighting
Mac." thc greatest Scottish soldier
since  the  days  of   Hrtlcc���still   living?
li It,- playing a hero's part in the
present  war?
These ai'e strange and staggering
questions. I'm hundreds are asking
them. Thousands and tens of thousands will be asking BOOtl.
All lite world knows that in lite
gusty mirk uf a March morning
twelve years ago a coffin believed to
contain the remains nf the departed1
General was lowered into a grave in
the Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh.
Tiritain was heavy of heart that day.
Westminster Abbey was the only
resting-place fit for mi grand a warrior. Hut his amazing career had ended, not in a blaze of glory, but in
blackness and  horror.
"Fighting Mac," the soldier's idol,
the man who hail climbed by sheer
brain-power and courage from the
ranks to a Knighthood and a great
command, had died by his own  hand.
Thus, at least, all believed.
And now a story comes from the
front and is gaining currency all over
solve; ihe ragged moustache, and the
firm, generous mouth.
Compare a present-day photograph
of Kitchener with a portrait taken of
him at the time of tile Itoer War, and
yon will see thai tbe jaw-line has altered in precisely lhe same tlegree as
the difference between the jaw-line of
Hector Macdonald ami of General De-
metrieff.
In fact, one might truthfully say
that the Kitchener of today differs no
more from the Kitchener of 1903 than
does the present day face of Deme-
trieff from the face of "Fighting
Mac," as we knew and loved it.
Demetrieff is said to resemble Macdonald as much in military characteristics as in feature, lie is a leader of
extraordinary dash and daring, and
from the time of the first Russian invasion of Galieia last autumn he has
been a continual thorn in the side of
the Prussians.
His strategic powers are declared to
rank with those of the Grand Duke
Nicholas, while no Cossack horseman
excels hiin in courage and nerve. His
soldiers worship him.
assistant, must at lasf have thoroughly disgusted a man of MacdonaWs
temperament, anil one call quite imagine fierce disdain prompting him at
this final insult to act in lhe way that
the old Highland soldiers hint at and
dramatically sever himself from a society in which the system of caste
ruled  with so much arrogance.
In the days when Maeilotiald left
the Inverness drapery store to become
a Gordon Highlander lhe army was
genet ally regarded as the proper
sphere for ne'er-do-weels and winua-
works. The dividing line between the
soldier and the officer was much more
drastically defined than ii. happily, is
today. To rise without influence to
commissioned rank was a task more
difficult than lo climb the Mattcrhorn
without rope or guides.
A beggar from the streets might
as well have hoped for a welcome
into the drawing-rooms of Mayfair as
a private for acceptance into the exclusive society of the officers' mess.
How "Bobs" was Saved
lint Macdonald was determined to
achieve tbe impossible. He meant to
be a General some day.
His first great chance came when
the Kabul Field Force, with "Hobs"
in command, advanced into Afghanistan with the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, constituting part of the First
Infantry Brigade.
"Bobs" and his staff was pushing
forward through a dark and frowning
Afghan   defile,   when   the   little   party
at the critical moment of Omdurma
Colonel   Macdonal'l.   as   be   then   was
turned the tide in favor of  Britain bj
the daringly original fashion iu whic'
he led his Soudanese troops.
"Hail the brilliant, the splendid deei
of arms, wrought by Macdonald beet
done under the eyes of a Sovereig
or in some other armies." wrote Hen
net'Burleigh, the famous war corres
pondent, "he bad surely been create
a General on the spot. If the publi
are in search of th real hero of tli
Battle of Omdurman, there he i
ready made!"
Iltil it is nol for these feats, or fo
the many brilliant ones he accomplish
ed iu the South African War, that tli
memory of "Fighting Mac" is 10 be
loved hy the rank and file.
lie  was a  great  man  as  well as
great soldier.    His heart was as warn
and impulsive as his brain was machine-like and cold.
And if the story of bis changed ii!
entity be true, if it be proved even
ttially that that noble, generous heat C),
is not dust but is living and 1 tea tin,
still, then a thrill of joy far beyotn
the power of words to express v il
pass through his native land.
What   deeds   the   Highland   troop -
would  do if   Hector   were  with  then
WANTED, a few pupils for piano by
certificated teacher. Terms very
reasonable.���Miss Roscoe, 4410 On
tario St.     Phone Fairmont 12SS k
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Thlx In Iln- principal ilrn'vhiR-rooni, dealirned for after-dinner eonveraatloa and coffee and for afternoon functions. It la
provided with a well-equipped ���rrvlnn room, and a mualelana' a-allrrr '�� placed behind an ornamental bronar Brill at one aide.
The central feature of thc room la a Inner fireplace, flanked by marble eolumna and beautiful bronar iirlll doom. Thc dreora-
tlona and rurvInK" are Intercatlna; and original.
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18th and Main Street
All the Latest in Motion Pictures
SOUTH HILL PALACE OF
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(Three blocka south of Municipal Hall)
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COLLINGWOOD,  THE  ATHENS
Collingwood is living up to its reputation of being the Athens of South
Vancouver. Artists, musical, theatrical and pictorial, seem to gravitate
to that centre and it is no less than
truth to say that the library and institute in Collingwood has something
of the power of a magnet in that direction.
Within a few yards of the library,
two artists of repute���indeed, eminence���have set up studios. Mr. Duncan, a portrait painter and landscape
artist, who has been teaching art for
many years, has put up a studio In
Joyce Street, and the first job he has
undertaken is a picture in oils of Mr.
W. H. Kent, as an act of friendship.
It will be remembered that Mr. Duncan's pictures of B. C. animals attracted much attention at the Vancouver
Exhibition.
Mr. Smith has set up an elaborate
studio in Collingwood East which,
with Oriental rugs and skins on the
floor, with a fine display of pictures
takes on a very Bohemian appearance.
Mr. Smith's work in black and white
which has appeared in leading American papers have won him a high reputation. He has already received several commissions from South Vancouver.
Mr. J. Francis Bursill is making a
strong effort to utilize this local talent
of such a high order in adding to tlie
decorations at the library.
the North of Scotland, tllat the suicide's grave in that Edinburgh cemetery is empty; that "Fighting Mac"
never died and was never buried; that
in the uniform of a Russian General
he is fighting the Germans in the
eastern theatre nf war, opposing to
Prussian weight and ferocity that
grim infinitude of resource, that superbly calculated strategy, that thunderbolt suddenness of action that won
for Britain the battle of Omdurman.
and that placed Macdonald fur all
time among the great military heroes
of the world.
General Demetrieff, the mysterious
and brilliant leader of Russian troops,
whose exploits during the past few
months have been of incalculable service to our great ally in the F.ast, is
said to be none other than Major General  Sir  Hector  Macdonald. K.C.B.!
Demetrieff bears an amazing facial
resemblance to the great Scottish soldier, whose grave lies in Edinburgh.
This fact was commented on again
and again by Scotsmen travelling in
Russia before the war.
When, therefore, Demetrieff drew
sword against the Germans, and began to display military abilities of the
highest order, small wonder the rumor arose that here indeed was Macdonald himself.
No one who compares in detail the
portraits of Demetrieff and Hector
Macdonald can fail to be convinced
of the striking likeness that the two
faces bear to each other. "They're
photographs of the same man taken
at different ages!" is the thought that
immediately springs tn the mind.
The Features Compared
Head and brow are of the same
massive cast in both portraits. Th.
deep-set eyes hold the same bright,
dauntless expression." The nose,
straight and broad, and big-nostrillcd
���the nose of the born fighting man
���is common to both; so is the pugnacious chin, hewn nut of granite re-
If Hector Macdonald is living today,
as so many believe, he is 62 years of
age.
It was in the year 1853 that he first
saw the light, in the little village of
Root field, near Dingwall, Ross-shire,
his birthday being on the 13th of
April. It was or) the 25th March just
50 years later that the world received
the dumbfounding news that he had
blown out his brains at a Paris hotel.
But suicide was thc very last fate
one could have imagined for Hector.
He was far too virile and healthy a
man for that. And there are scores of
people, including many old soldiers
of the Highland Brigade, who fought
under his leadership, who for years
have resolutely maintained "Mac's no'
deid."
"He was just fed up wi' the treatment he was gettin'," these old soldiers will tell you, "so he took himself off quietly to some place abroad,
where he knew he'd be better appreciated.    Sma' blame to him either!"
Victim of Malice
Certainly an insult of the grossest
character was offered to Macdonald,
when shortly after his appointment
to command of the troops in Ceylon
he was summoned to appear before
a Court-Martial of his brother officers and answer charges alleging mis
conduct of the foulest description.
The threatened Court-Martial would
never have been allowed to cast its
shadow upon Macdonald had he been
a man of high social influence instead
of a soldier who had risen from the
ranks.
That the charges were without
foundation was amply proved some
few weeks after Hector's death had
been announced, so that the hero, conscious all along of his innocence,
could have no compelling motive for
an exit from the world. But the ingratitude, snobbery, and insidious malice, which numbers of his superiors
in birth had long served out to the
one-time   plough-boy   and   ex-draper's
of Sikhs, who formed the advance
guard, discovered an ambush of 2000
Afghans.
The Afghans had determined to
capture "Bobs" and his staff, and Ihey
would in all probability have succeeded in this audacious plan had it not
been for "Fighting Mac."
Dashing forward with a handful of
Highlanders, thc young color-sergeant���such was the rank he had attained ��� unhesitatingly attacked the
Afghans though they outnumbered his
own little force by more than twenty
to one!
The foe were taken by surprise, and
after a short, sharp fight they fled.
It was an amazing victory.
At the Battle of Kandahar Macdonald again distinguished himself in
dramatic fashion. His deeds of valor
against thc wild Ghazces that day
were worthy to rank with the deeds
of Richard the Lionheart against the
Saracens.
At the end of the campaign Hector
was offered his choice between the
Victoria Cross and commission. He
chose the commission, and was thereupon appointed to a Second Lieuten-
antship in the Gordons, the regiment
he had joined as a private nine years
before.
"Fighting Mac" will go down to
posterity as the only -man who ever
refused the V.C.
Immortal Deeds
Immortal is the story of Macdon-
ald's deeds on the grim day of Maju
ba, when with a force of 18 men he
held for seven hours thc position allocated to him and declined to surrender when even the last of his. heroic Highlanders had fallen.
Taken prisoner, he fought with his
clenched fists the Boers who attempted to deprive him of his sword, and
he would have been shot down in
cold blond but for thc interference
of a Commandant, who cried, "Don't
kill a brave man!"
Immortal,  too,   is  the  tale  of  how
MR. MACDONALD'S SPEECH
Mr,, Charles Macdonald, Ljber.il
candidate for the Federal House it
South Vancouver, spoke before a larg
audience in Collingwood, Tuesda
night. Mr. Macdonald was well p
ceived. He would not, he said, tak
any part in contentious political di-
cussion while the war was on.
RUTH   MORTON   MEMORIAL
An old-fashioned family service wi'
bc held Sunday morning at the Ruti
Morton Memorial Church. Member^
of the family, including the youngc;
children, will sit together in the fo
mily pew. The pastor, Rev. J. W.
Litch, will speak on family religion
The whole day is devoted to the honu
and is called family day. In the evening Mr. Litch will speak on "A
Soldier's Home."
DUKE OF THE ABRUZZI
The Duke of the Abruzzi, commander-in-chief of Italy's navy, comes of
a famous fighting house���the house
of Savoy. He is forty-two years old.
and is mainly known to the world af
an intrepid explorer, particularly as
a mountaineer. In 1897 he ascended
the frozen heights of Mt. S. Elias, in
Alaska, a feat, it is said, never heretofore performed. Two years later
came his polar expedition, in which
he made a point farther north than
Nansen had reached. This was followed by mountaineering feats in Africa and among the Himalayas. In
early boyhood the duke showed a
fondness for thc sea, and entered the
Italian navy at the minimum age. He
was educated ai the naval school at
Leghorn, and had a most successful
career as an officer of the fleet, having risen in the service by his own
merits and industry. SATURDAY, OCTOHKR 2.  1915
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To this li-t of impossible Russian
names with which one t- compelled
i" scrape tome sort of bowing if not
speaking acquaintance, add thai of
Fcodor Sologub, say- thc editor of
"Current Opinion," This sketch is
nothing tremendous; bul it i- an unforgettable little thing, and it contains
    -I  the secrets of the success of
the Russian writers That is to say.
it is a happy blend of the romantic
idea and the realistic method. We
take this translation from "Town
Talk.*' San Francisco.
One morning, in a lonely street, on
the outskirts of the city, a woman
might have been seen strolling, accompanied by a lad of four.
Voting and -matt, she was smiling
radiantly; she was casting affectionate
He -11111 * I >- could not get thc boy out
of his mind. He saw him running,
laughing, stamping his feet, pursuing
the hoop. What plump, little legs had
he. bared at the knee!
The entire day. in the din of the
factory wheels, ihe boy with the hoop
appeared to him. And at night he
sat*   the boy in a dream.
There was neither ilusl nor din
lure, and the gentle, exquisite in-,ruing tui-t la) behii d the trees, I he
- hi   i' el   glidi ��� ���   drj   leavi
stumbled across ��� Id gnarled roots
The old man brol i off a dry limb
ami hung his hoop upon it.
He    ami' upon an  opening  full  ol
daylight   and  of    calm.      Dcwdrops,
intless   and   multicolored,   gleamed
upon the green bladi -      grass, m * lj
mowed.
And suddenly the old man let the
ii iop slip off iln- -tick. Striking with
the stick. In sent the hoop rolling tier's' the green lawn.
lh- -hi man laughed, brightened at
once, and pursued the hoop like that
little boy.
N'exl   morning   the   reveries   again j    He  kicked up his   feet, and drove
pursued the old 'nan. the hoop with lii- stick, which he flou
rished   high  over   his   head,  ju-t   liki
ihe little boy.
The machines are clattering. the
labor monotonous, automatic, The
hands are busy with their accust tmed
tasks; the toothless mouth is smiling
at thc diverting fancy. The air i^
thick with dust, and under the high
ceiling, strap after strap, with hissing
Bound, glides quickly from wheel t"
wheel endless in number.
The far corners are invisible be-] His (.'oat-like, dust-gray beard, har-
glances at Iter son, whose red cheeks ' cause "f the dense escaping vapors, monizing with his sallow face, trcm-
Ibeamed with'happiness. The boy was People emerge hire and there like bled, while a cough mingling with his
bowling a   loop, a large, new, bright phantoms, and the human voice is not laughter caused cracked sound- to is-
"f keen shame. This shame resembled fright; h< would grow numb, and
his knees would give wa> under him.
Frighl '    . nd ���    b. ��h< d,  1 ���   would
look around
Bul '  ��� :i       n<    to  be
-i in oi    eari
And, having di ��� ��� nscll to his
heart'* '       In   would   r< turn   to
the city, gently and joyous)*   smiling.
V" evi    found him    ut.    And
nothing    unusual      ever     happi   ��� i
Peacefully   the  old   man   played    for
several days, and one very dewy morning   hi   caught   cold.     He   went   to
bed, and -
living in the factory hospital, a-
mong strangers, indifferent people, l��-
smiled si renely, ! lis m< tnoriei soothed him.
IK- too had bet ii a child; he too had
laughed   and   scampered   across     the
It seemed to him that he was small,   green   grass,  among   the   dark   trees���
beloved and happy.   It seemed to him  and  behind  there  followed  him   with
that he was being looked after by his her eyes his mar mamma,
mamma, who was following close behind ami smiling.    Like an infant, for
the first time he felt refreshed on the
merry grass "tl the still mosses.
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yellow  hoop.
With  awkward  movement   the  lad
raced  his  hoop,  laughed  uproariously
beard for the incessant din of the ma-]sue from his toothless mouth.
chines. i     And  the old  man  grew  to love  his
The old man's fancy is at work���lit
with joy, slopped with his plump little has become for the moment a little
Megs bare at the knee, anil flourished i boy, his mother is a gentlewoman, ami
| his stick.    It was not at all necessary  he  has  his  hoop  and  his  little   stick.
morning  hour  ill   the   Woods  with   the
hoop.
It  occurred to him  sometimes that
lie might be discovered, ridiculed���and
Two Mothers and a Son
He said good-bye t" the pals he knew-,
To the  rocky  hills  where  the wattle
grew,
And   tin- . waratah   bloomed   and   the
skjes were blue���
At tlie call "f his Island mi tl ei
to raise the stick so high above one's   He is playing, driving the hoop  with I this  thought aroused  ill  him  a  sense
lie   kissei
i|-li-
wilh  his  sweet-
KINGSWAY    HOTEL
R. CURRY, Prop.
colli.IDOIt, HOTEL  \ ANCOl VKII.  LOOKING  TOWARD   MAIN   ENTRANCE
heart   Nell,
By the grey gum stump in tlie tryst-
ing  dell,
And he bade his mother a sail farewell,
For the saki of thai other mother
Artd slu- smiled through her tears) and
Ut him g".
"Boys a:!!1" boys���it was always so."
But his eyes win- bright ani! Lis heart
aglow,
\t  the call "t his country'- mother.
Tonight  on the wind-swept  heath  hi
lies,
Where the cannon p-ar-. bul no night-
bird crit -
With a word, half formed, on his lips,
lie dies���
And the word unformed is 'Mother.'
And. far aw a*. b) a fin side dim,
Kneels .1 sad-eyed  woman who prayt
for him
Who   left   her   side   for   the   "foolish
whim"���
Tin   call  of an.ah'"'  motl ���
Bill   she  smiles,  though    th      selfish
tears will  flow,    -
"Boj - ��ill 1"  boj -   -God      lh   t so,"
Ami *lu-  w eeps it - nn ire, tip ugh she
cannot know
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LQCAL CLERGYMEN HONORED
Mr. J. Richmond Craig, pastor of
the Westminster Presbyterian Church,
has beeii appointed secretary of the
Ministerial Association of Vancouver.
Rev.  J.   R.   Robertson   of  St.   Dav
id's Presbyterian Church, South Vancouver, has been made secretary of
the Ministerial Union of the Lower
Mainland. The appointment of these
two gentlemen to such high positions
in the councils of the churches should
be a matter of pride to all the people
of South  Vancouver.
head���but wli.it of that ?
What happiness! Earlier the hoop
,hat' not been; but how briskly he
could run now.
And nothing of this had been before; everything was new to the boy
���the streets of an early morning, the
merry sun. and the distant din of the
city. Everything was new to thc boy.
and joyous and pule,
A shabbily dressed old man. with
coarse hands, stood al the street Crossing. He pressed close to the wall
to let the woman and the boy pass
The old man looked al the boy with
dull eyes and smiled stupidly. Unclear, sluggish thought's struggled
within  his head, bereft of hair.
"A little gentleman!" said he to
himself. "Quite a small fellow. And
simply bursting with joy. Just look
at him cutting a pace!"
He could not quite understand it.
Somehow it seemed strange to him.
Here is a child���a thing to be pulled
about by the hair! Play is mischief.
Children, it is well known, are mischief-makers.
And there's the in other���she' utters
no reproach, she makes no outcry,
she does not scold: She is Smart and
bright. It is quite easy to see that
they are used to warmth and comfort.
On tbe other hand, when he, the
old man, was" a hoy lie lived a dog's
life! Even now there-was nothing
particularly rosy in his existence,
though, to be sure, he was no longer
thrashed and he had plenty to eat.
He recalled his younger days���their
hunger, their cold, their drubbings.
He had never indulged in such mischief as the hoop and other playthings
of well-to-do folk. Thus passed all
his life���in poverty, in care, in misery. And be' could --recall nothing���
not a single joy.
Smiling with his* toothless mouth
at the boy. he envied him. He re-
fleeted:
"What a silly sport!"
But  envy  tormented  him.
He went to work���10 the factory,
where he bad worked from childhood,
where *hc had grown old. > And tlie entire- day he thought of tbe hoy.
It was a feed, deep-rooted thought-.
tin- little slick, lie wears a while costume, his little legs arc plump, bare
at  the knee.
Day passes alter day. the work goes
on. the fancy persists.
Returning from work one evening,
the old man saw a hoop of an old barrel lying in tin street. Il was a rough,
dirty implement. The old man trembled from happiness, and tears ap-j
pearcd in his dull eyes A sudden almost irrepressible desire took |i"S-i-.
siou nf him.
Cautiously  he glanced round,  then
bent down, picked up the hoop with
trembling hands, ami. smiling shamefacedly, carried it  home with  him.
Xo one had noticed, no one had
questioned him. Whose concern was
it? A ragged old man, carrying an
old, dilapidated, useless hoop ��� who
cared?
He carried it stealthily, afraid of
ridicule. Why be picked it up anil
why he carried it bc himself could
not tell. Still, it resembled the boy's
hoop, and this was sufficient. There
was no harm in its lying about.
He could look at it; be could touch
it. It would quicken the reveries;
duller would grow the factory whistle
and turmoil, denser than escaping vapors. :-. .
For several days the hoop lay under the bed in the old man's poor,
ramped quarters. Sometimes he
would take out the hoop, look at it.
Tbe dirty gray hoop soothed tbe old
man. and this would quicken the persistent reverie about the happy little
boy.
. One clear, warm morning, while
the birds were chirping away in the
consumptive city trees somewhat
more cheerfully than was their habit,
the old man rose earlier, took his
hoop, and went a little farther out of
the city^
Emitting a cough, be mac his way
into the woods among thc old trees
and the thorny hushes.
Incomprehensible to him was the
stern silence of tbe trees, covered with
their dry, blackish, bursting bark.
The odors were strange, the insects
(astonishing.   Ihc    ferns     of     gigantic
growth.
Only a Bawbee Profit
There is no more canny or careful Scot in Canada than Kenneth
1 amond.
At home in Leith he was a power in the land and in Canada lie
1 ontinues to be an aggressive and active and highly respected member of society.
Maister Lamond, hat pulled over his eyes, occupied a seat all
by himself in a late car the other night. Though a man of abstemious
habits, we were surprised to find him asleep.
"No, no, Garge, ye ken I dinnie drink," quoth he, laughing at
our question; "I'm a wee bit tired after a hard, long day at it, and
I'm awa hame."
We sympathized.
"And what business are you in now, Mr. Lamond?"
"Have yae nae heard aboot it?" said he, much surprised.
"No."
"Weel, weel," said Lamond, "I thocht everyone knew. Mysel
and Chairlie Harrison!"
"Not running a jitney?"
"Nae, nae; but the same as McCool and Campbell, the same
as Pound and Third."
"Where, where is your place?"
"Awa by Howe Street, by the Metropolitan Building on
Hastings.   Gasoline, ile and accessorial."
Mr. Lamond was asked for more specific details as to the location of the place.
"Ma conscience maun,' said he, "yon wee bit buildin' wi' the
big pump.   Whaur the jitneys turn aboot."
Now we knew the place and complimented Mr. Lamond on
the choice of location.
"And every time you pump a gallon out of the pump you make
a penny?" we observed. With just the leastbit of jollying.
"Ay, maun," s.a,id Kenneth; "gin we'd mak a penny, ma conscience, it wud be grauh'." . Here, his voice broke. "But mysel and
Chairlie only mak a half-penny on the gallon���only a wee bawbee.'-
And Mr.-Lamond heaved a great sigh;'likely speculating within at the fact that though John D. Rockefeller arid himself had many
traits, in common and had got their start in life in the same manner,
John D. had the edge on him in the gasoline business. t , LIGHT
SATURDAY   CHINOOK
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2.  1915
South Vancouver Citizen's Club
Citizens discusr. the approaching election ��� Pungent criticism of
Reeve .and Councillors���More Playing to the Gallery for
Election   Purposes.
"Well, what do you think of the
latest trouble at the Municipal Hall?"
was the question put by I'resilient
Jones as he look the chair at the
meeting of the club on Wednesday.
"Vutt will begin to think btere is nothing else to discuss, except the doings of Reeve Cold and his council;
but it seems to me the more we discuss their doings just now the belter
prepared we shall be to deal with the
situation in January next. That is
the only reason for asking you lo
again express your opinions of the
doings at the Municipal Hall."
Citizen Mackenzie: Thc "doings,"
as you call the actions of the reeve
and councillors, at the special meeting of Tuesday merely confirm the
opinicfci I had previously formed���
that with Reeve Gold in the chair a
council meeting becomes a "bear-garden";  with the reeve absent,  couhclt-
ialways discreet, are innocent of graft
in any shape or form. In proving
this, Reeve Gold has earned the thanks
of the ratepayers. Hut, having proved  the innocence of past councillors
and officials, his work is done and
the sooner Edward Gold retires from
the public life of South Vancouver the
better for the municipality.
Citizen Robinson; Looking at the
matter from that point of view there
may have been some good in Mr.
Gold's election to office. Rut, apart
from having proved the innocence of
officials and past councillors, what
good has he done?
Citizen Browne: Well, he has proved the necessity for care in the election of future reeves and councillors.
Citizen Mackenzie: Tllat is so, and
while I blame members of the present
council for allowing Reeve Gold to
"carry  on" as he  has done,  I   should
the gallery play which wastes such an
enormous amount of time at council
meetings It is absolutely futile, as
it defeats its own object���that of securing the approval "I the populace
j ami \otis it election. It is so pitifully plain that though a little gallery
play may produce temporary applause,
al times, in the long run thoughtful
persons see through il and they form
tin' opinion that tile men who resort
to thai sort of thing ate not sincere
and. therefore, are nol til for public
of (tee.
t'iti/en Smythe: That is exactly my
opinion. I have seen a good many election campaigns and occasionally a
man wi i can adroitly play on the
emotions of an audience succeeds; but
gallery play is a poor substitute for
honesty of purpose, and lh general
public soon tires of a man who continually plays to lhe gallery. The
average man prefers an opponent who
is honestly sincere than a political
friend who seeks popularity by gallery play
President Jones: Whom do you
consider most guilty of gallery play-
on  the  present council?
Citizen Robinson: Reeve Gold by
a long chalk. He plays to the gallery
so consistently that he makes himself   look   foolish.       You   remember,
to work���all sewer men and ratepayers!"
Citizen Robinson: Thai is exactly
what I have contended all along���
that Reeve Gold is s-> inconsistent am'
so palpably plays to lhe gallery tha'
if councillors would only combine t'
run a straight fight t'"f the recveshi]
at the next election, they could beat
him hands down, by showing up his
Inconsistency and making him appeal
���0 foolish that he would be ashamed
to appear  on any  public  platform.
Citizen Mackenzie: You are wrong
there, Robinson. It is one of the impossible tilings to make Eddie Gold
ashamed of himself���it can not be
done. You can show up his inconsistency all right and you can prevent
his re-election to the council, but you
will never make him ashamed of him-
self. _    li-jT|j|l
The discussion then terminated.
Theatrical Notes
Pantages Theatre
"Six Peaches and a Pair," a nifty
musical comedy tabloid, with O'Neill
and Dixon, comedians, will bc the
headline  attraction  of the  bill  at  the
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You could drop hnlf thc great nation* <if Europe lulu (lie Dominion nnd lone them
Did you know that Sicily, Greece.
Italy ami the Balkan Slates together
with Austria-Hungary could be stuffed in the Province of Ontario? Saskatchewan e iul'1 accomodate France.
Spain ami Portugal and the British|
Isles could be Stored away in Alberta.
Switzerland   and   Germany   could   be
throw Russia into the vast northern
hinterland   oi   Canada,   and   then   yon
[would have over British Columbia,
the Yukon, lhe Province of Quebec,
and tbe Maritime Provinces.
Our cut shows a map of Europe
as it might be laid upon the map of
the  Dominion of Canada.  Both  maps
jammed   into   Manitoba.     You   could  are drawn mi tlie same scale; anil yet
in the Dominion of Canada wc have
less than 8,000,000 people, and the
la,; ,n i as rich in natural resources
as the continent of Europe.
London is about the same distance
from the battle line as Vancouver is
from Esquimalt, The total area of the
Balkan States is much less than that
of   northern   Ontario.
When   lhe   people   of   Europe   have
got through smashing each other, the
chances are that there will bc a rush
from the European countries to the
great Canadian open spaces.
If the Russian seaport on thc Black
Sea is a great world city, surely the
time will come when Canada's seaports on the Pacific, thc city of Vancouver, will bc one of the big cities
of the earth.
lors get down lo business iu i sensible, businesslike way. 1 have noticed
this lime after time. The conclusion
naturally is that the permanent retirement of Reeve Gold form public life
is essential if South Vancouver is to
remove the stigma and ridicule now
associated with council meetings,
Citizen Robinson: That has been
my opinion for a long time. If you
go back to the early part of 1914,
when Mr. Gold was elected as councillor for Ward 5, you will recall tllat
ail council meetings were scenes of
uproar and disgraceful proceedings.
Councillor Gold resigned, was defeated at tbe bye-election for the reeve-
ship, and a peaceful calm fell upon
the council. In January, 1915, Reeve
Gold took up the reins of office and
there has been nothing but turmoil
and strife all through the year. It is
significant to note that both in 1914
and 1915 Mr. Gold was elected with a
council unanimously in accord with
his election platform and administrative policy. Then, why all the turmoil and strife? If any good was accomplished there might be some excuse for stirring up mud and blackening the municipality; but, I put it
to you as observant men, what good
has Reeve Gold accomplished either
when he was councillor or since his
election as reeve? ,   ,
Citizen Browne: This. Mr. Edward
Gold both as councillor and reeve has
���ot hesitated to denounce graft, past
and present. He has accused officials and councillors publicly; and for
a time, ratepayers were inclined to
think there was something in his accusations. But, in spite of numerous
investigations and all his opportunities to ferret out instances of graft
and maladministration, Reeve Gold
has failed to prove anyone of his charges, but has satisfied all reasonable,
thoughtful ratepayers that his charges were false and that thc officials
and councillors  though,  perhaps,  not
like to see some of them in the council next year; because I think with
a normal reeve they will be able to
render much better service than they
have done this year. It seems to mc
that councillors who wish to serve in
1916 should combine and decide on a
policy. Bach should agree to submerge self in the public interest. Il
is said, with how much truth I do not
know, that several of the councillors
are prospective candidates for the
reeveship. It is also said that one or
more of last year's candidates will
again be in the field. If that is so,
it is a sure thing that Edward Gold
will be reeve of South Vancouver
next year.
Citizen Johnson: I agree with Mackenzie. Those councillors who intend to seek re-election should come
to an agreement among themselves
on the policy to be adopted. As Mackenzie says, if there are three or four
candidates for the reeveship, Mr. Gold
will be re-elected as sure as fate. It
is very desirable that there should be
a straight fight between two candidates, and a strong petition should be
presented to the Provincial Government asking for an amendment of the
Municipal Act to allow of a second,
or a third ballot being taken, so as
to ensure tli election of reeve or councillor by a majority vote.
'Citizen O'Brian: The second ballot
is all right if it can be secured, which
is scarcely likely at present. I think
Mackenzie and Johnson are right in
suggesting that all prospective candidates for the reeveship should get
together and agree on a straight fight
at the next election. All the present
councillors would be the better for
another term as councillors before
seekin the reeveship, and there is no
reason why they should not be reelected if they go about the matter in
the right way. But, there is one thing
they should.learn to cut out, if they
wish to serve next year, and that is
Johnson, bow indignant Reeve Gold
was when you and I attended a recent
Council meeting and it was slated that
foreman Mclntyre was responsible
for a ditch being cut too deep? You
remember how lhe reeve told Councillor Allen tliat if he, as chairman of
the sewerage committee, did not fire
Mclntyre right away he would?
Citizen Johnson: I remember the
circumstances quite well.
Citizen Robinson: But did you notice on Tuesday, when Foreman Mclntyre appeared to complain about
his dismissal, how Reeve Gold had
switched round, simply because Mclntyre seemed to have the sympathy
of the audience?
Citizen Johnson: I was not at the
meeting on Tuesday, but from what I
saw in the papers and from what I
have heard, the reeve seemed to sympathise with Mclntyre and to be all
for dismissing Foreman Clarke.
Citizen Robinson: That is Reeve
Gold every time. So long as he thinks
any line of policy is popular he advocates it, but when it is unpopular he
becomes "neutral," or switches "rightabout-face."
Citizen Mackenzie: I was glad to
see Councillor Allen take the reeve Up
on Tuesday and show up his inconsistency. "Did I not advise you, and
was it not understood, that the men
engaged on sewer construction were
to be all sewer men, as this was a business proposition?" asked Reeve
Gold when the enginetr explained that
the foremen were handicapped by
having to accept all sorts and conditions of laborers. Councillor Allen,
very rightly, reminded the reeve of
his famous letter to the council in
which he advocated putting two shifts
of 400 men each to work, two weeks
on and two weeks off. "Just imagine
the inconsistency of the reeve I" said
Councillor Allen. "We must employ
none but sewer men one day, and the
next he suggests that 800 men be put
Pantages. opening with the matinee
Monday. The sextet of peaches aforementioned is composed of ptilebritudi-
notis maids,
For thc special added feature of the
week Manager Graham has arranged
for thc first appearance here of Countess Von Dorman, known as the "Tel-
razzini of Vaudeville." The countess
recently finished an eminently successful engagement at thc Palace in
New York, and is said to bc "some
thrush."
Norwood and Hall, experienced entertainers, will provide a little sense
and a larger quantity of nonsense.
They are declared to be very funny.
Another clever comedy act will be
furnished by Wanzer and Palmer in
new songs and conversation.
The Van Der Goors are quack illusionists, with what is said to be a
splendid laugh and novelty offering
to show.
Mr. and Mrs. Grady, society dancers, will also appear.
Columbia Theatre
Largely increased patronage with
consequently greater popularity has
followed the action of the Columbia
theatre management in the new policy
of an augmented programme and higher class acts, which was instituted at
the Columbia just a fortnight ago.
Instead of operating on a split-week
schedule as in the past. Manager Al.
W. Gillis is now offering his patrons
a programme of five vaudeville acts
instead of three and several 'reels of
motion pictures to round out the bill.
The programme also runs the full
week now, enabling a much smoother
show to be presented. Practically
two hours of solid entertainment is
now offered. Columbia patrons for
only a dime at the matinees and 15
cents at the evening performances,
with children admitted for the humble
nickel. For the price, the Columbia
is conceded to offer entertainment
that cannot be surpassed in lhe city.
For next week Manager Gillis has
hooked  a  particularly attractive bill,
headed by that prime of banjoists, Joe
Roberts.     lie   is   a   banjoist   with   all
the attributes of genius, and although
only 24. lias for over six years now
been playing iu lite east and middle
west as a hcadliner on several of the
big circuits. To use a lime-worn
phrase, be can simply make a banjo
talk, and this much abused instrument is shown to possess new tonal
qualities that few performers indeed
can extract from it. Chief among the
supporting acts will be Harry Rowland and the I.azwell Sislers in a comedy singing and dancing act. introducing some notable spectacular features.
Charley Bailey, noted impersonator of
great men. past and present, will offer his unique act, "all the world's a
stage." Ingalls and Duffield, a man
and woman, will be seen and beard
in a comedy singing and-talking act
that comes very highly commended.
And last bul not least, Sam Evans,
a colored ventriloquist, will give a
turn in which comedy predominates,
while at the same time he will demonstrate his marvellous voice control.
New motion pictures, including some
of the very latest releases of the big
film makers, will help to round out
this attractive array of entertainment.
HARVEST SERVICES
Rev. T. II. Wright of the Sauford
Met,hodis) Church, corner 29th and
Ross Street, announces tllat Harvest
Thanksgiving services will be held on
Sunday. October 10th, 1915.
(in Thanksgiving night. Monday,
the 11th, a Harvest Social will In-
given by the Ladies' Aid and the
Young'People's Society of this church.
Rev. Dr. Sipprell has been secured
as tin- chief speaker of the evening,
and Rev. Klilui Manuel of tbe Rob-
son Memorial Church, Cedar Cottage,
will also speak.
A programme is being prepared.
All ate eordiahy invited.
PANTAGES
"The House of Happiness"
E. D.  Graham, Resident Manager
Phone Seymour 3406
Six Peaches and
a Pair
6 ��� OTHER BIG TIME ACTS ��� 6
Three   ahows   daily   2.45,   7.20,   9.15
Admission���Matinees,    15c;    nights,
15c and 25c; boxes, 50c.
COLUMBIA
The Biggest Show in Town for the Money
10c      :���:      15c
Sc���CHILDREN���5c
FIVE BIG ACTS
The Epworth League of Mountain
View Methodist Church took the form
of a stocking social last Monday evening. A very interesting programme
was rendered, while the silver (in the
little silk stockings given out by the
members) added materially to the
funds of the league.
* * +
Mrs. Dayton of 43 39th Avenue
East returned from a visit to her parents across the border. COUNTRY    STORE���FRIDAY
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
THREE 1ST RUN FILMS
MATINEE 1 to 5.  NIGHT 6.15 to 11
Pure Milk Dairy Company
We are still doing business in the same UP-TO-DATE way
and in the same place.
A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU
12 QUARTS FOR $1.00
NO MORE NO LESS
The Pioneer Dairy of the City' Samuel Garvin, Proprietor
Office: 522 Broadway East Factory: 515 Tenth Ave. East
Phone Fairmont 272
���   CLEAN,     RICH     AND       WHOLESOME   	
Vancouver Creamery Butter
Made under scientific conditions in a clean dairy where only
pure sweet cream and ingredients are used, and where every
caution is taken to guard againsl impurities. You'll enjoy
VANCOUVER CREAMERY BUTTER because in addition
to its quality it has a rich, natural butter flavor. Try a poujid
today.
YOUR  GROCER
HAS  IT
ASK  HIM
Champion & White
Best South Wellington Coal
DELIVERED SOUTH OF BODWELL ROAD
Lump $6.��o       Nut $5.50 1
PHONE 9570
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SENSATIONAL   CUT8   FOR END  OF MONTH
SUGAR
18-lb.   sack   cane,
with  grocery  order   ..
$1.25
FLO UK
sack No.  1   Bread $1.50
4Mb,
Flour  for
No  better  flour sold.
TF.A-3   lbs.   Victor,   45c     $1.00 BUTTER-3 lbs, of our 45c Cl   AA
"'*"-.   **   l��<     V���ww crelmeryi    Edgewood,    for..  **>WW
EGGS-3   down   selected,     $1.00 BACON-5 lbs.  Swift's 30c ����  AA
45c   ranch,   for      w   ,ww Bacon   for          *1,w
60*
25*
20*
HONEY���(Comb)
POTATOES-Highland,
per   sack    	
25*
65*
|   18 lbs. Sugar, $1.50;  1 lb. Rainbow Tea, 60c;   1  Ib. fresh Ground ��9AA~
I   Coffee, 45c.    These three, reg. value $2.55;  special  for          *<'*w |
SOAP���Fels Naptha, reg.
75c   for   	
BEANS���Reg.   7c  tb���
5  lbs.  for   	
MIXED  NEW   NUTS,
only,   per   Ib	
SALMON���Sockeye,  new, pack, |U
regular  25c,  for         m**T
SEMOLINA���Reg.   25'
for	
COFFEE���Reg.  40c. Ib���
for   	
PASTRY   FLOUR���45c   sacks
for    	
ROLLED OATS���45c sacks
for    	
KIPPERED   SCOTCH   HERRING���25c  tins  for   	
pkge.
APPLES���Eating   or   cooking,   OK*
per  box             ^**T
PEARS���Preserving,
per box   	
CRABAPPLES
per  box   	
TOMATOES���Green,
13   lbs.   for   	
ONIONS���Pickhng,
15   lbs.   for   	
RIPE TOMATOES���
per box   	
GRAPES���
3 lbs.   for       	
ITALIAN  PRUNES���
per crate   	
GREEN   CORN,   only,
per  doien   	
NEW   CABBAGE���
per   lb	
VEGETABLE   MARROW-
largc,   each	
SEE OUR WINDOW SPECIALS
Seymour 5868.      Goods Rushed Over City   Everywhere. Seymour   5868
Special Attention in Mail Order Department to All Orders
VINEGAR���Double   strength
CATSUP���Tomato,
25c   bottles   for   	
JAM���This   season's
75   tins   for   	
HAMS���Picnics,
per lb	
pack,
15*
25*
35*
35*
15*
45*
15*
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13**
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50*
25*
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