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The Ciafcdlan Northern, says Sir
Donald Mann, will be built   to   the
lim'.ts of Vanoouver ln 1914    That
means Westminster will then be the
terminal of the road's ov    .steel.
The Weather Today.   .
New    Westminster    and    lower
mainland���Light to moderate winds,
unsettled  and  cold  with  snow or
His Worship in Able Address at Afternoon Session
Touches on Marty Important Matters Which Will Be
Dealt With This Year���Work Started Under Lee Will
Be Continued.
The feature of yesterday afternoon's
session of the city council waa the
speech of Hla Worship Mayor Gray,
In which he dealt with the program of
development for the ensuing year.
Practically all undertakings Initiated
by the 1812 council but which still remain unfinished were mentioned in
the address and several Important recommendations were made on other
matters vitally affecting the city's Interests.
In reference to the harbor scheme
the mayor stated that the work of the
council had been advanced to the
stage when actual commencement of
operations would soon take place.
The question of compensation of
lessees of the old waterfront line wae
still unsettled and his worship advised
that something be done Immediately
In this regard. If a mutual agreement
on the leases could not be arrived at
he suggested arbitration. In this connection It was stated that several
transportation companies had signified their willingness to
with the city.
The mayor also referred to the proposed municipal gas plant, Canadian
Northern railway, street Improvements. Sapperton sewer scheme, the
problems of Queensborough, fire protection, light and* water extension,
publicity arrangements, the K. A. A 1.
society.   Isolation   hospital,   Victorian
for   ap-
It be submitted to council
The question of tbe site ls not yet
settled; hut I see no reason why we
cannot assume that no difficulty will
be experienced by the city In this matter. In this connection I would suggest that every effort possibly be
made to secure the Indian rights (If
such exist) ln the reserves, including
Poplar Island, from the Dominion government As you are aware we have
the provincial reversionary rights.
It would be disastrous to the city in
connection with the harbor plans to
have these properties tn the hands
of private parties, as wo need every
foot of land for Industrial and harbor
Canadian Northern Railway.
I expect, at a very early date, that
tt will be Imperative for the council
to take up many questions in connection with the Canadian Northern railway company and the city As soon
an necessary arrangements can be
co-operate j mfuje tne Bgreement arrived at by the
council will be submitted to the ratepayers for their approval.
Street Improvements.
I would strongly advise that before
commencing any further permanent
improvements of our streets that the
existing contracts be completed as
rapidly as possible, and in future tbat
Order of Nurses, employment of rate- j the sale of bonds be completed, or fl-
payers, extension of the city limits. naneial arrangements be made by the
Ills worship recommended that the finance committee before signing con-
finance committee have a census ta- tractB or commencing operations for
"ken of the city ss soon as possible.       local improvements
Ottawa, Feb. 3.���Main estimates for
tbe year 1913-1914 were laid on tbe
table at the opening of the house by
Hon. W. T. White today. The total
under consolidated fund Is $125,850,
338.28, and under capital expenditure
is $53,301,845, making a total of $179,-
152,183, as compared with a total of
$169,225,667 in 1912-1913. The Increase
is nearly ten millions. The vote for
the naval proposals of the Borden government is not included and will be
brought down ln the supplementary
estimates after the naval bill has
been passed. The main estimates include over a million and a half more
than last year for militia and defence; $1,346,000 more for public
works; three millions Increase for
railroads and canals, and $127,000
subsidies to the provinces.
The largest Items of expenditure
are $19,000,000 for tbe National
Transcontinental Railway, four and a
half millions for the Hudson Bay
Railway, three millions for the Quebec bridge, two millions for the Wetland ship canal, seven millions for
the Intercolonial, two millions for the
departmental building at Ottawa,
seven hundred and fifty thousand for
new Dominion buildings at Toronto, a
million dollars for Dominion government bui'dings In London, England
two millions for Port Arthur and Fort
William harbors, a million dollars for
Quebec harbor and half a million
each for Vancouver and Victoria harbors.
Expenditures on Navy.
The naval vote includes ona ar-Ill"***
dollars for the naval colls��,-> and the
upkeep of the docks at Halifax and
Eaquimalt. This is a decrease as citr, ���
pared with last year of $660,0)" A
quarter of a million dollars Ir. pro
vlded for a new ice breaker oi the
SL Lawrence. The Intercolonial rote.
Is thirteen million dollars as compared
with ten million dollars last year.
The fisheries include a sum of $145,-
000 for a fisheries patrol steamer on
Lake Winnipeg.
The vote for experimental farms Is
$250,000, an Increase of $70,000. A
pension of $525 is" provided for   Mrs.
Increase Is for engineering service i sheds on government wharf, $3600;
and works, for which the vote Is ajDIgby Island, Prince Rupert, quaran-
quarter of a million greater than last tine wharf, $10,000; East Arrow park,
year. The general vote for the con- wharf, $7500; Fraser river, training
structlon of armories ls Increased by'pier, $50,000;  Fraser, lower, Improve-
There ia a further vote of half a
million dollars for the French river
harbor Improvements and $63,000 tor
construction of approaches to St. Andrews lock and dam on the Red river,
Proposed expenditures on public
buildings In,. British Columbia are ae
follows:      '.,[.,,
Ashcroft, public building, $25,000;
Chllllwack. public building. $25,000,
Cranbrook, publie building, $5000, and
Dof.iinlon public buildings renewals,
$15,009; Duncans Station, public building. $20,000; Fertile, drill hall, $20,-
000; Golden, public building, $26,000;
Grand Forks, public building, $20,000,
Greenwood, public building, $35,00,0;
Kamloops, -sew public building, $50,-
000; Kelowna, public building, $20.-
000; Merritt, public building, $20,000;
Mission City, public building, $20,000;
New Westminster,, public buildings,
add'tlon. $30,000; Pentlcton, public
building, $15,000- Prince Rupert, public building $75,000, immigration
$6000, quarantine station $50,000;
Revtlstope. public building, $50,000;
Trail, public building, $20,000; Union
Bav, public building. $7000; North
Vancouver, public bui,ling, $20,000;
Vancouver, examining warebous?
$120,000, drill hall $75,00". public!
building, improvements, $11,000, sur- j
plus dioxide fumigating plant $1030
postal station *SC" $75,000; Vernon,
public building,.$5000; Victoria, post |
office Improvements $50,000, drill hall
ments, $40,000, removal of the snags,
$30,000; Fraaer and Thompson rivers,
wharves, $20,000; Gray creek, wharf,
$5000; harbors, rivers aud bridges,
general repairs and improvements,
$30,000; Invertnoc, wharf, $2000;
Kaalo, wharf, $18,000; Kootenay bay,
wharf, $7500; Masset (white settlement), wharf, $7500; Needles, wharf,
$7500; Okanagan river, protecting and
Improvement of navigable channel,
$6600; Quatsino, repairs and extension to wharf, $5500; Refuge bay
(Poachers Island), wharf, $6000; Ro-
nata, wharf, $7500; Sand Spit Point,
wharf $8000; Sooke harbor, improvements of the entrance, $5000; Thompson river, removing snags, etc., $2500,
Tofino, repairs to wharf, $2000; Upper
Fraser river and tributaries. Improvement of the navigable channel, $40,
000; Upper Llllooet river, removal of
obstructions, $3000; Williams Head,
quarantine station, Improvements and
repairs, $6000; Willow Point on Lake
Kootenay, wharf, $10,000.
For Dredging Work.
The dredging vote Includes $58,000
for Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan; $550,000 for British Columbia
and $195,000 for a new dredging plant
in British Columbia.
Three thousand dollars is provided
for repairs to the bridge across the
North Saskatchewan river at Edmon-
t' n.
New telegraph lines are provided
for ln the vest as follows:
$100,000, *mlphi*r'dioxide    fumigation i Albernl���Clayoqm '.   telegraph   line���
plaut $1000;  Williams Head, quarao-1 For telegraph and telephone extension
tine station, new buildings. Improve-! beyond  Clayoquot  to   Estavan  Point
menta and repairs to existing build-j and Friendly Cove, $23,200.
Ings, $30,000.     ".. j    Queen Charlotte Islands���Telegraph
For Wharves, Etc. |llne beyond Dead Tree Point to Mas-
St'ireys    ot -fapids. . ,etc, .In   the set. $13,750.
North and South Saskatchewan rivers
and other navigable streams, $45,000.
Br'tlsh Columbia���
Alnsworth, wharf, $8200; Beaton,
wharf, $8500; Boswell. wharf, $1400;
Camp Island, reoairs to wharf. $1000*.
Elizabeth Fitzgerald, widow of Major Columbia and  Kootenay    rivers    Im-
Fitzgerald, who lost his life on   the  provemepts,  $20,000;   Columbia river
surrey from boundary with a view to
The uddress in full follows:
Oentlemrn- In assuming the offloc
of mayor I dealre to express my ap
preclatlon of the cltlseus who elected
me to this most honorable position,
and trust that He, who Is the deslgnei
of ih,' whole universe, will ao ��-����*���
mm that I will prove worthy ot tke
���rust reposed In me.
I also desire to express my .rati
Dawscn-MacPherson       trail.     Total
m'litla vote is $10,479,005. of    which
$1,730,000 is for    annual    drill,    the
The big
It will be necessary, however, to
carry out the macadamising of some of I Jaine amount as last" year.
fae streets within the city, where
Storm sewers are not constructed; but
no expenditure of money should be
made before a definite plan of improvements, Is place, before Uso ��hol.
council tor approve! It wtu alijo
necessary to plaoe before Uie
determine cost of rendering the river
navigable, $15,000; Comox Atlin.
wharf, $9000;  construction of freight
Vancouver���Powell river telegraph
l*ne construction of branch line rrom
Point Atkinson to Newport, along
Montague channel, $8500.
There Is a sum of $20,000 for s
monument to be erected at Ottawa
to the late King Edward.
The light house and coast service
vote Includes $30,000 for breaking ice
In Thunder bay and take Superio"-
snd othor ponts deemed advisable for
the good of navigation.
Council and Representatives of the Ratepayers Meet in
Town Hall at Edmonds to Discuss Question of B. C.
Electric Franchise���All But Ward Si* Are Agreed
That Legal Proceedings Should Be Dropped.
Edmonds, Feb. 3.���Moved that the
reeve and councillors of Burnaby together with the 12 delegates appointed by tbe six wards of the municipality be a committee to wait upon the
B. C. Electric company to confer with
them as to a settlement of the franchise question.
Such was the outcome of two and
a half hours' conference and discussion between 12 delegate; of the ratepayers of Burnaby and the reeve and
council upon the momentous question
of the B. C. Electric railway's franchise in the municipality.
The resolution was carried unanimously.
A  supplementary  motion  that  the
holding them ap.   The company
everything ha its hands right now.
would be perfectly satisfied to have
the  matter submitted  to tbe /people
every 30 days.
Sixty per coat of the resideata tm
Ward Six, declared Mr. Russell ww-sa
disfranchised and they were controlled by the non-resident vote. He tor-
one waa willing to approach the company to get better facilities. If toe-
reeve and eoa-aetl could do anything
to facilitate transportation, they had
the beet wishes of his ward.
Chairman Is Proud.
The  chairman  said  he  had  never
heard a better representative body cr
delegates and council meet together I men or delegates from any municipal
an hour and a half before the appoint- ltv in w* ****** TheT were ****lr repre-
ment to be arranged with Mr. Sperling ' aentative of the people, not of ratepay-
at Reeve McGregor'-i office in Vancouver, and discuss the matter was
also carted unanimously.
Favcr Amicable Settlement
Delegates D. 8. Patterson and P. H.
Cowherd of Ward One and Delegates I court"
H.  F. Martin and A. Scott of Ward '
Two,  stated   that  their   constituents
generally favored an amicable settlement with the B.C.E.R. conditional on
the granting of certain concessions.
ere * money bylaw Tor the ���nacidaraU-
Westmlnster for hsvlng elected seven
men sn eminently fitted to discharge
the duties of Aldermen for the en
���utng year.
Harbor Development
Our work has been advanced to tbt
stage when actual commencement ol
operations will soon lake place. Negotiations with the lessees and -jeae-n
son the water front are progressist- sat
istaciorlly, wblli't other lessees have
shown no disposition to dispute the
city rights.
The question of compensation Is still
unsettled. This feature haa boaa dls
-cussed with some of the lessee* la s
preliminary way; but something must
tie done Immediately, and If a mum-.'
agreement cannot be arrived at arid
<-r*tion will hsve to be resorted to, st
that nn unnecessary delay will pre
vent the rapid progress of construe
t-rvsral transportation rnmpatrle.
-have signified their willingness to eo
operate with Ihs city In   this   irea-
ftcat.cn  rt> the ratepayers ' of   New  ���*���*��� ��' sctne streeu wWetv -a* at pre.
ent almost Impassable.
Sapperton Sewer.
You are aware that for some time
the question of sanitary and atorm
sewers for this portion of the city haa
been before the council. These plans
have been approved of and the actual
commencement of the work is only
awaiting the approval of a money bylaw by the ratepayers.
ln this connection, the ratepayers of
Ournaby have approved of the proposition to pay their proportion of the
taterest and sinking fund of the joint
sewerage scheme.
Qussnsbo rough.
The ate council, by resolution. Instructed Ihe engineer to make a report
-aa this question, and 1 believe tt la
only a matter of a short time before
this will be In shape to place before
-The council, lt haa been recommended
by Uie late council that this report be-
lore adoption be presented to the harbor engineer for consideration and re-
Balkan ms&   mwm
mm mm """^
ers' aEOciations or small, irresponsible-
bodies, bnt the ratepayers aa a whole.
Councillor Maedonald���The m-f-etlng.
was called to discuss the franchise-
question, either to appeal the case or
to settle It without going to a higher
An of the delegates bad
expressed themselves ln favor of settling it except Ward Six.
The chairman said he would like to
say   for  the  information   of  several
Whilst ihs hsrbor llnss from
lain lslsnd bridge to the llrasetts
river hare been established by the go*
e-l-M-eent. no grant has yet been made
of the additional foreshore extension
nor ths foreshore In front of ths penitentiary. Thla la of Immediate Importance and every effort must be made
to assist I li. Taylor, M.P., la his el
forts to secure this grant.
Tha sooner tbls Is dons the better
able ws will bs to deal with ths Indus
tries seeking locations In our city.
Municipal Olt.
Plana for our municipal gas plant
were received and accepted by the late
council (subject to favorable report
from a competent gaa engineer.!
I would sugest that tbs engineer be
appotated at ones, so ss to get tbls
report aad If favorable, to snabls ut
to enter Into a contract as soon ss
KMtble with the Northern (las A
wsr Company for tha erection of
tha plant aad laylag ot ths distributing mains.
If, for any reason, ths oounel* should
decide to enter Into ths contract before
rsaslvlng ths report Is must be with
ths distinct understanding tbat tbs
company undertakes to comply wltb
any conditions or alterations suggested
br tbs consultlag engineer, and approved by ths council.
Ons .-esaon for this Is that -it may
tak* a month to gst this report, and
If ws wait for that Ungth of time before dsddtag, tk* plant cannot be la
operation for ***** ��onMd*t*bl* Urns,
Ths laying of tbs mains must bs pro-
oesded with at one* If ws are to have
gaa tbl* fall. Ths Northern Oa* A
Pow.r company must take all responsibility for any ��ugge*-��*l <*"�������� }*
ths ��ls�� of main*. *to- I ���������� informed
that lt-wJH��* ImpoMlbl* to get tbe
���tpMsIM before June If tb* order Is
ptacsd now: *o much delay I* ont ot
unttl tb. t*port ha. bee. reMl^d:
bnt tb* oompany most tab* .11 rlsft.
���ad smfMm* ********* *** *��
gas-to* Chang** by tb* *ngln**r eugag-
Zd to tnak* tha report
I would arc* that th* gas committee
and tb* mayW b* empowered to ar-
mtrim mSTtv* ***���* ******* **** **
You can all understand that thla ls
fsst becoming one of the most Impor-
taat Industrial portions of our city,
aad ths consequent lncreaae In the
number of dwellings makes this question of drainage and sewerage one of
vital Importance. I trust that the
tut-mell will give It due consideration
aad do sll In Its power to further the
-BMvslopment of this section of the
Nsw Fir* H��lls.
It will bo necessary to construct a
nsw fire hall In Sapperton to replace
tba one st present In use, which, ln
my opinion, ls out of date and beyond
repair. It would b. advisable tor the
(Continued on Pags Four.)
Bulgaria Turns Deaf Ear to
Remonstrances of the
��� Powers.
Dispatch trom Belgrade Says Scutari
Has Already Pmlthn���Undsi-sstl-
Turklth Army. ��� '
Surrey School Board wseur* Central
Sit. for Building Which Will
(���..pises Old Institution.
Sofia, Feb. 3.���The bombardment
of Adrianople was begun aa hour
after the expiration of the armistice.
Constantinople, Feb. 3.���It ����� announced officially that hoatilitles began punctually at 7 O'clock tonight
both at Adrianople and Tchatalia.
At Adrianople the alllea opened the
boml-ar-ia-eat- At Tchatalja an Insignificant skirmish occurred.
Ionslns T-rfr 1���The Balkan war
has been resumed. The bombardment
of Adrianople was begun at 7 o'clock
ioslght. aad a small skirmish oqcur
red at the TchataUa lines- pie
srmlBtlce has lasted exactly two
Bulgaria has turned a deaf ear to
the remonatranees of the powery, and
unless Turkey yielded to the Balliaa
demand* the .Hied armies wffl how
attempt to drive Turkey completely
out of Europe. ��*.��
According to a dispatch ffom a Bu<-
grade. Smitari already 1. In danger of
(alUaV "��^T^^V��-n2��'
Ish conm-ander has sent two repMIKrn-
tatlvea to the Servian commander to
propose the capitulation of that town.
Dr Danett. heat! ot the Bniarian
delegation, la aa lntorvtaw tonight in
Pari, aald he had promised Sir Bd-
ward'orey, the Britiah foreign �����ere-
tary. that lt Turkey hnm.di.tely   ao-
emited   the   ���IUm'   condition,   they     	
would conclude peace, but   wKatever tte lfa��lflc,l^wv. Wblle Mr^^^^
happened there wonld he no further K^oM^j*^ P����s^   the
B. C. Road Makers Arrive
Here  on   Tuesday
Whan the  B. c. iWd superintendent* visit here on Tuesday, February
11, they may  be assured  of a right
royal  welcome.    Last night the city
council authorized Mayor A. W. Oray
to expend anywhere' from    $100    to
$1250 in entertaining the vlaltora at
a banquet on the evening of that data
Ia addition the Hew Westminster Automobile Association haw kindly placed
at the disposal ot the visitors a number of auto, which will be used   In
transporting them  to' and  from  Coqultlam and on a trip of inspection
throughout the' city.
Uu Monday, February 10, ths superintendents will meet in Vancouver
where addreasea will be delivered by
Mayor T. S. Baxter and other prom
Inent citizens.
On Tuesday, th* 11th, tbe superln
tendent* will arrive In New Westminster and tbe program for tbat day as
announced,. by Mayor.! Oray in th*
council yeaterday afts*����oj|, Is as
follows: -"''
9 a,m.���Examination ot city walks;
/jmqustratlon of read machinery.
1 pan.���Uhhtm at the'Colony farm,
4 p.m.���Conference ��t the city hall;
addreue.by-.lnls worship th. m.yor,
J. W. B. Blaokman, city engineer; lee
tore and dissuasion -wop city road
construction. ,  ,   '
8 pan.���B-utsjt-et given by th. city.
On Wednesday sad Thjiraday thc
road superintendents will convene In
Victoria. tO�� Wedn��sday*ltr. H. B
Todd, -rltwHswHiut of th.   P.clfl.i
Highway'.-���i��iBn^aTHsls*::--trt%''Sptn* on
\0EMMpM ft��
1       TO ��MNH^
ciation and Board of
Trade Unite.
All Visit Capital Tossy to Tsks    Up
Various Matters with Provincial
,,     ,,   ,,   ���..,   ,, there that Rurnaby lost its euit before-
Mr. t,. M. Wiltshire, one of the dele- judge Murphy and they secured 60-
gates from Ward Three, spoke more days to appeal. If they did not ap-
particularly in regard to the North peal within 60 days the franchise was.
road. They had a meeting of the rate-! ra**d and they would lose their suit
payers there on Saturday night and j The meeting was called to mr-
the most Important matters to them j whether they should appeal or aeCc.
were the extension of the tram Ine | Mr. RusesU���Ward Six very foi-ctbtr
from Sapperton along thc North road j expressed Itself three month, .gov
to the Clarke road, and that the coun- [ 7ney wcre satisfied to let it stand aa.
ell should use Its best endeavors to  |t did
come   to   an equitable arrangement, j    Mr. Green, Ward Four, said it was
amending the rejected bylaw of 1912.'
There was a clause in the 1912 by-
He held
Tb. Surrey *ebool board bav* par-
chaoed tb. two acre* at tb. corn.r ot
Worth road and th. B. C. Blectrlc line,
South W*��tmin*ter. Tb* tani. I* tbe
site tor tbe new sohool to bs built tn
place of the old Brown.vlU. ln.Ut��-
tlon. condemned. '
Th. Mt* U * Most central on* and
will *n*ut* th. oonttauatton of. th.
Hlortb road to Banal* road Wan tb.
latter to th. V*l* road. Children can
come conveniently from Kennedy,
Scott road and the water fronfe
South Westminister. Tb* cbtltiM
Mr. A. 0, MawbtUl, recognlwd tb. .tto
a. th. Ideal tm* and negotiated the
Anotlter Important deotaton by
board I* the purohass ot tbe old Bon
Accord hatchery at Port Mann for
conv.i-.lon Into a school. Tbe .urn
ot $1000 wm dedicated In tb* artl-
mate* for tha r -muneratlon of a teach-
sr and th* equipment of tb* n*w
view with ths-Klng, after ��W��M��
tended a brief meeting of tt* ****>**���
-ndorial conference; but nafblag ��_��������
portaade We. transacted, thrnf* *����>��
no new development *****.***(��*
Osman Nlxamt Pash*. tb* J*��iid
Turkish delegate will leave lsondon
tomerrow to i**.ume hi. �����*����"''�����
dut'e* In B*rlln. He <****>**&*��*
from InfonnaUon received from military source* b* believed the ^allle.
under-est!m��ted the *�����������������*��
rurkUb ��rmy and would itod them-
solve, oonfronted by a redoubtaW-*
Jnemy of th* b��t MUanlmjn warrior*, th* vetti mm from *�����'��,w*.
had tpugbt und*r Ivwwjw. ********
Midler* and good mark*a��n engaged
ripoll und��Bnt.r B*y end Fetny
f-Tbatt*Mm*M��h**'** t^J"*"
predicted tbat If drt-ran �� d��*pa��f
K! Turk* would tgbt Uba wua ant
Canadian Highway AseocJaUon, tjHI
deliver nil m*\mwm on t*r Canadian
hlgbwa��,*tM''taai*tmi�� tlto convention wi be -*4dre**td by **-prwtar
snd other spaaksrs.
���  %i  .    .ii .-il".' " .
a warm question with them,
U.-3- s-srswoUssBilr -s-rs-sMtat-U-ss. "Hsnmuasj nV-i��s��
;*"*#���) tor **��� ss"s-a�� tsssrsA ht-sls-s -t������T\"5M
l��k* sMmUs TA-terT -sTkUHs, -srawta -bos��\
at vt-est tyieo.ooo to tiaCeoe.   -***-s-i*\    .	
should be mtrvsok. Ml    ln the lint ears, tn w-stM *hm
perton terminus, that was only halt a forther hot that the matter enooMI
mile Into Burnaby. To carry the line! xv*X on Mr. Justice Murphy's etaHasO-a-
. across    the    Brunette    the    present I a... For ������*������"���- vie*
rniinHl     PrmyrMKlVf-   AsSO-  bridge would have to be widened and!    ���        ��� T^,    {fla    .*.
Council,   i regressive   AS80-|the'a.N.R. track8 onaaod.   Settlers'!    The  chairman tben    Invited    tbo-
-ates should also be arranged for, a '���***** ��"* ooancUlor. to expres. th*Ir-
!i **��� cent fare to New Westminster as ***!**���   ,���      _ ,^       .^  ���   .    .  ��^.
It wt n from Hastings to Vancouver.     I    Councillor Stride aald that at Bd-
Beei- McGregor���So   far   aa   the;">����w  W ���*** ****��� "Mnveiil-jaoha
bridge is  concerned there ls sn sp-  ��>an a great but otter places tart
plication by the O. N. R. before the  ******,wma *?��_,2MOB' m.^.?>*nrk*r
rallway commissioners to construct a I "by they shoe-Id not settle tee iaa��>
brldge In order to facilitate eonvenl-: ter mmtt **t e**r**mi*noe*  for oth*r
ences  to them  In certain operations   n' *** "'*��* ****il��****l}*r' i?"*? rP"
they are undertaking In double track-  ��"*h"^ *l*^Ff��f* ��r?m ���?**, *!**
Ing   their   lines   across   Burnnby-     It i ��"> <^Bt^J,ta*- ���** B-CJtH. had  --art-
would cost something like tlSOOOO      . the ttatxchxm*. 	
Mr. Wiltshire pointed out tbat that CoiineUlor ��%��� Vel saM that It -no
was across snother part of the Bru- with ao imosrtaia eot-nd that fete
nette river. They would never get *\v��ict m***** 'Sf**3' ** *ppt*?t*t!T-
high level bridge across the Bnmette ��' ^ ��jto��M ii&ih^ senHmmto.
at the North road. cxpressee. te consideration of Wards.
- Ut--*-��*nfr<F.b.. 't^*ht#'B��--
prm rapot*-f poHUcbr-wn-
satlon f��-tt. -^miktlob^og
th*.  ii��Sl|l��nv.���e����*, .��*1,0����*��-
Unless the plans as arranged at
present sre altered there will be quite
ao exodus of New Westminster's
prominent citizens. this evening, ths
object being . visit to tbe power, that
be at Victoria ln reference to various
matters affecting tha city.
A delegation of three from the city
council, Aldermen Kellington and
Henley and Mayor Gray, will go to
Victoria with the request for early
legialatton on the proposed sew.r
agreement between New We.tmln.ter
and Burnaby, and to lay before tho
government th* necessity for greater
accommodation In the land registry
offtce and court bouse of the city, and
also to request a change ln the Municipal Clauses Act that a city can borrow on Ita publlo utilities.
This latter matter waa brought up
by Alderman Dodd laat evening who
thought It only right that any city
owning public utilities such as water
and power plants should be permitted
to borrow on them.
Mr. John A. Lee and Mr. J. R.
Agar will represent tbe Progre..tv.
Association on th. matter of the
necesMty -for greater T*ommodaUon
In tbe land registry office, while Mr.
C. H. Stuart Wad. will travel on tht
Mme mission a. the r*pr***nl*Uve ol
tb* Board of Trade.
In addition It I. expected thtt a
deputation from tha R. A. 4 1
Society will go to Victoria thi* even
Ing on matter, cone-m-ing tb* whibl
Tb* r*pre*.ntativ��* of tb* eotmcll,
tbe Board ot Trade, ProgreaMv* Association and th* B. A.'ft I. Society
will probably travel as on* deputation
from tb* Boy.1 City.
i >     M 11,1       ,11    ,11 I  *   ���    ���    ."       .
;i    l'i  is   "
Fayetteville, Al*., ****>. S.-**-B*��M.��r
shs refused to marry blm Om*r D��yi*
���fed M years, *hot and killed Kite
Nellie Monybu, age. ��. today, in
ber borne In WaaWngton oounty. and
Leaf Wanders Awsy.
Mr. Leaf, the aecond delegate trom
Ward Three, was referring to the
lighting question and the handling of
freight by the company when the
chairman reminded him tbat tt waa
on matters pertaining to tbe franchise
thst the conference was being held.
Mr. Leaf said that a. regards fighting the franchise, the general feeling
In hi. neighborhood ws. to make some
friendly settlement with tbe oompany
Instead of continuing ths litigation.
Mr. Holden, Ward Pour delegate,
aald hla constituents felt lt would be
very unwise for the municipality to go
any further with tbe law suit, as the
B C. B. R. had won tb. first round..
Bvsn If tb. council won out lt would be
exactly In th. same position a. when
the validity of tho franchise was first
raised. At least a doxen families had
moved from hi. w.rd recently tor
lack ot transportation facilities. He
waa ******* to note that th. southern
ratepayer* had been so fair tonl-tbt
aad b. felt Mire th*y would help th*
northern portion to get the much
needed transportation facilities from
tb* oompany.
If th*y want to tb. company ln n
friendly way. Mr. Holden felt they
probably get concessions. The
company had alway* treated him
cowtoowly aad be did not think It
would,, refnss any reasonable request
Mr. a D. MortUon. Ward Flv*, said
������������j,,.'- '������--������
,-Son. Ball.
Natly. Bon* Ball. . / , .
Th. Natlv* Son* HwM tot* ��$���**.,
night ifl* und��*tood tbM t*b-.M�� ���
wu ta*t*fully d**or*tod **��*4 *\*
large nnmbtn* ot peopl* *nJo*r��d *�����>��� �����
lug unUl a lat* hour. ��#
strt����-b��-M i
���stnifsw. Mr.
moM ptesalntMt
Four aad Five of Burnaby and their
Immediate  needs.
It was slissisl two years now since -
thla vexed qtM-rtloa of transportation;
(Contta-Md oa Page Four.)
!0 WORK Iff DAY7
Engineer  Astvies.  It���Also  Sogfsats-
that Wertt Deae by Contract Be   .
Given te White Men.    .
Edmonds, Feb. l.-~8everal
ant cbaacsa la. th* engineering .ateat:
bru   -
ot ttotaw a Mm part of ta* week
tbla -raar bv **a labor wha app*-o->*Mt
while tbat l*t tn aontractora It ssxg-
fllr-   H,   U*  mfMnitAsJwU*   ********   r��tj,  mu j _        , ^.       ��-'���      ****      av^      ���_-,*_-,..     :'.'��il   -an
th* ftveUag tn bl* ward    wa.   vsry|****** ���***>**__*��   "r^JSa*1
strong that some ssUtoment should WJ^f^.,��"2S ���*? ^**3j
*.   ii . j niseis i  * tBluatdlfrr' of ��� nor aome in weamngu-a odu-iij. >��������
��� Jh.SnhSaer. TSwi��*ton ��� ^l��* *tt��npt*dcm��W��*.   The girt wm
��� I^tmSI^reltiB7fli*t bwu at ��� abot through the behrt and tell Into
��� ^a5w3lV��� -^ba^bU ft th* *rm. ol" b*r t*th.r.    Dnfl.   In-
meiipsnSrtheriuh td> p*t- J Blctsd * flesh wound In hla **alp.
"^S"��    "' *���   After tracking blm �� mHm*, ftpo*jM
dlsoidaeds. l>otTfthMii'''-*mml 2P***
��� ��� ��>���'���*> ^%.*>-m-mwmw-w^*mW..**
"th*- m arrested Davt*.   ����� ��W brought bar*
aad -* to avotd pceaibt. mob tloleaee.
\'% "'       ;'''' '*J**vm' ter T*l-***t��..
��� .   Bdmonds, Ft*. *.~rWt*. AIM Mb*-
��� pbertmn, wife of Couneiiltir Maeplwr-
m ***, l*ft  fur Toronto tbte^wirjrag
Toronto tw�� or tlM* Meath*.
strong  __..
be areirad bt with tbe company, ot
MM**, oa the best poMlble terms.
" Mr. F. A. Barr. Ward FIt*. tmpport-
���d id* opUesgue and trtated tbat ont
and all wtvre In favor of coming, to a
dsflmlt. Issue with tb* BC.BJ
that to"vi.wof th* valuable freackl
the company  bud   recefv*!,
sbouW nav* more line, and
fare. I. all parts.   N.w
sboeld be b*Ut   "Tbelr street*
bMsbwun w*r* entirely eader tea $M-
troloffce -juutpaay and rates lmpo��m
aad a*sW*MU��dnHnti* provided a*
Utiltiafl th. iWutaaUt   ..-'
TTlTI. IhSSfc W��H Ste. .aid
he dM ***-*i*m��*M*mr**m*h *****
enrbrce tbe ._
work to ib Uli
-The wuguuto tot.
miwlclpaBtw tHM b* t
lac uu tmk thu <ni
buur ��ay and gtve
# ! ���������
Mr. H. F��a*r, Ward Sir. stated that nu**��a ttug l-
. ratep.yer._et his ward met eft FrbS W *****
j night aftd tb. oplalpn was hUffi *����� ���* "���
u Ivy tlM -mneB of
th* tmutraettor ��h*>
armed ��nj %%* nuignup wtU bow sn��
it wu* adttunhli to tub. *******
mab*srtabi uuuuM
A uuw paul
w**thm ******
tot fm    '   '
tu* mi
tXm%mV^wmTlm  "
_ . Jwi (*u*
uf afl pool pptuuu '
im ;**
i*m*Atifwv'w**i '���'*������
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TUE8DAY   MORNING,   FEBRUARY   4,   1913.
Mdn^������V.hhl �����,i���i?JS* HeSt,'Val !barely *VaAwA votlng *** when   he lwas t,De�� at Boarborougk tor stealing
"f t.Sr.w.X^torwItto��� of toV!ma"led *** -"led down   at Spring  a ring from Messrs Sedman. Jewelers.
Valley, 111.   His connection with the
Gulf and  wa3 crowned  king of thc
His arrival ls the climax, the spectacular finale, of a month of joy. Pandemonium always greets his arrival,
and the mayor gives hira the keys of
lhe city hall.
The choice of a Mardi liraa monarch is simple anil far from democratic. The honor goes to the citizen of
the citizen of the city who writes the
largest cheque to be applied toward
paying the expense of the festivities.
���n likewise his queen consort is the
young woman whose proud papa make
the largest contribution to the. fund.
Strange sights will great the eyes of
the gtieBt of the Crescent City today.
Everybody���except a few who have
dined t-o well the previous night-
is on the streets. Staid business
men, grave and portly of aspect, don
the garb of nymphs and houris, or attire themselves to represent the gods
and goddesses ot mythology.
The membership of all the carnival
organizations ls kept a deep, dark secret. On this day and date a New
Orleans man may come and go without question from employer or wife.
While the populace may enjoy the pageants and other ' pnblic affairs, the
balls'and social assemblage, are only
tor Invited guests, and���It is said���no
amount of money will procure admission. That Is as may be. Those Invited do not know v. horn to tbank,
but one is certain���that If an Invited
guests fails twice to heed the summons, he will never again be- asked.
The New Orleans carnival is a so
cial affair, rather than a strictly business proposition, although naturally,
a large number of business men pro
fit largely from the visitors, and contribute to the fund largely because ot
profits to come. Yet no merchant or
manufacturer 13 permitted to advertise his wares on any of the floats
nnd in this respect New Orleans ha.*^
followed the example of the cities of
southern Europe,.
"The city that care forgot." the
Louisiana metropolis has been called
and today every outward aspect will
justify the description. Rut as for
tomorrow, the beginning of Lent, the
There is today a bill before the house in Victoria for
iiicreasing the scope of the Provincial museum by empowering the financing of that institution from time to time
in its quest into the natural history and anthropology of
Britiah Columbia.
Anthropology is the science of man and results may
therefore in due course be looked for which will throw
light upon the men and women who inhabited this part
��f the earth in the far off ages.
We welcome this step on the part of the government
as_ an indication that some attention is being paid to the
scientific side of our natural surorundings. British Columbia is a happy hunting ground for research in almost
any branch of human knowledge, and we are further glad
to note that the information gained in Victoria is to be
���diffused as widely as possible.
Most of us are too much occupied with the rough and
ready work that comes to our hands to know much about
zoology, botany, and the like. We live in an era of building actual things���bridges, roads railways, harbors���and
are inclined to look at most things from a material point
of view. In dollars and cents the researches into the natural history and anthropology of the province will not
bring much increase in our bank balances, but it will probably bring the attention of learned societies in the old
world to the province, will give those that come after much
useful material which those who preceded us were too
busy to gather for our edification.
Work alone is a dull game. Today not one British Columbian in a thousand knows the names of the plants, the
birds, the insects of his own country���a thing which even
an uneducated Kaffir has at his tongue's tip.   What weio ,, ���-���,-.- ,..-, , ,,..
need very urgently as a people is some thing or things of by tbe governor-general, u-rd usgar
which to make a hobby.   More cultivation of the arts and hhaV.thVugf3ticn, ���"���*<-.orlg,nal,1*'
_~:~_ i.is jsi-    .       suuiv vuiumuuii ut uit* di l.s antl try  Canada, or a joint high  commlB-1 Bonien     iiiaieirto "   "<3-,mmi���^o.
-sciences as they affect our own land will bring to each of hon ,0 6ettle a" differences betweenESSta-aSi&WttaX& wai ��* to ��io per month
us a hobby, a never-failing subject for conversation a rp-\2rTl BritaJn ari,d ti_,a u,Ilite,d Stat.es; other learne(i workB
lsn-r-.tinTsfts.st-s'       .. i -v- "t , ���       ". pt*wtMI| d ie -had been adopted.    He also intimated 	
MAaUOn mat IS at Once pleasant and profitable. that the Imperial government desired  Mtl����vf��M��t��iSt>l Wm      I     1 MS"* I?      Ijt?,I
'���-���"���--������-���"������������������-���-������-���'���-���-���'������-������-^ that  Sir John  should   bo one of tht \* *'/rflfIV  sS /Vl/lC   M    111i llS
STRAIN  Out  me   hmoc-cc,      I, ;��     ~��~*~~'~ ���">-"- V -~~~~~     commissioners.    This was a new and I* ENGLISH    urw-t * **���***,/    ** ���-, ���*������'���'����� ***** ****
-BIHA-N  OUTTHE   UNDERSIR-       nerease the production through  bet-  important departure, as no Canadian   I ENGLISH    NEWS. *
AaLbi. Iter nniinatlnn   Sn- *-,_   *��� -_   L. .   . I .. I T    ._       .       . . w
grim gray dawn of the morning after
���v ri] noh'dv In New Orleans' today
will have time to think of tomorrow.
t> ���
��� THI8  DAY  IN ���
��� ���
At the beginning of February, 1871,
Sir John A. Macdonald was informed
United Mine Workers, in an official
capacity, began in 1895, when he waa
chosen secretary-treasurer of a sub-
From that he rose to organizer, national vice-president, and in 1898 to
the presidency of the organization.
Since his retirement he has lived at
Mount Vernon, N. Y., and, besides attending to hi. duties as an officer of
the American Federation of Labor, has
delivered many lecturers and written
numerous articles and books on labor
Dr. Oeorge Ernest Morrison, who
last year was appointed special adviser to the President of China, was
born ln Australia 51 years ago today.
From his youth bis life was one of
thrilling adventures. Twenty years
ago he walked across Australia from
the Gulf of Carpentaria to Melbourne.
Soon afterward he explored New
Guinea and barely escaped with his
life when attacked by a band of murderous natives. He was severely injured by a spear, and the head of the
weapon remained in his body until it
was cut out at Edinburgh, where he
had gone to attend the university, in
1884. After graduating he went to
China, as the Pekln correspondent of
the London Times. In the Dragon
Empire he continued his pedestrian
travels, crossing from Shanghai to
Rangoon, through a dangerous country, and' from Bangkok, Slam, to Yunnan city and round Tonquin.
In 1897 he again set out on a journey from Stretensk, in Siberia, to Vladivostok. It was in Pekln that Dr.
Morrison met Miss Jeanne Robin, of
New Zealand,.who became his wife in
London last year.
One of America's foremost authorities on art, Charles Henry Hart, was
horn In Philadelphia 66 years ago today. He was originally a lawyer, and
practiced until 1894, when he was sev-1
erely Injured in a railroad accident.
After his recovery he devoted himself
to writing books and articles on artistic subjects. Last December Mr. Hart
set sail for the third time on the sea of
aatrimony,    his    bride    being    the
It was stated tbat be was shown a
ring priced at ��12 and left the shop.
The shopwoman followed her, and hs
then handed the rlug to her and walked away.
The hon. treasurer of the League
of Mercy, speaking in SL James' Pa-
laco at the annual meeting cf the presidents, Bald that the League cr Mercy contributed ��20,300 to the volun
tary hospital in 1912, making the total
amount paid to the hospitals by the
league ��200,000.
One of the principal ItemB at the
sale of tho library of Geo. Dunn, ot
Maidenhead at Sotheby's, on Feb. 13,
will be a fifteenth century illuminated
manuscript which Contains an ancient
pen-drawing of Windsor Castle and a
drawing of the consecration of Eton
College  Chapel.
A laborer, named Maloney was remanded at Eastbourne ou a charge
ot stabbing his seventeen year old
daughter, Kathleen, In the back with
a knife. A constable said that the
man, wbo was under the Influence ot
liquor, stated that the wounds were
inflicted as the result of "larking
The annual ball of the employee,
of the ltoyal Mews waB held In the
large coachhouse, Buckingham Palace road, the company, which included friends of tbe employees, numbering about 300. Dancing commenced
at nine o'clock, the music being furnished by Headlam's band.
Leonard Wilkinson, a Sheffield
steeplejack, aged twenty-seveu and
marred, fell a distance of 130 feet ft.,
while fixing ladders on a chimney
stack at the works of Thomas Firth
and Sons, Sheffield, and crashed, head
first, Into an iron door in the ground.
Death was instantaneous.
Through the sympathy of a lady
guardian casuals at. Winchester workhouse are to be supplied with night
British Canadian Securities, Ltd.
A serious accident occurred ln
Greenlane, Harrlngway with the result that two persons were Injured.
A party ot three were travelling In a
Perry cycle car, when, turning from
Carllngsford road, Harringay. the ve-
IJp-*clfl��jUls,ns, aa-rasD-ants at Ml* aaeda,
sushi s-ss lettera. ate.; elrs-ular work p**-
hicle ran between two tramcar. pro- fEE; ^"Si -tv^toJiSSF t^buI.
ceedlng in opposite dlrcetlon.   There Fa***** ***���  -
was a violent collision.
"Suicide while of unsound mind"
was the verdict returned at the Blackburn Inquest on Harry Overton, a solicitor, in his 50th year, who was found
shot at the railway station. Railway
Constable Hammond said Mr. Overton must have been lying dead when
his daughters arrived at the station,
home for their holidays.
Accused of the theft of a lead pump
said to be over 200 years old. Thomas
Hughe?, Thomas Clewley, and Frederick Palmer were committed tor trial
at Bromley, of Beckenham, said that
he acquired the pump for museum
purposes, and it was stolen from a
prrch at his house.    Lead of the age
L. O. O. M.,
sscunil and  third  Wsttm-sdays _.
month la K. ot P. Hall at I p.m.   H. J.
Leuny, dictator; J. H. Prtoa, s-'crelnry.
NO. 8S4���UtZWTS OX Ural,
"      "        In fee.
shirts  six  inches  longer  than   Ihoae | p. thj8 pump generally contained sBs
In use at present..   Through  her ef-1 v.er
daughter of a Spanish grandee.
His first wife died in 1897, and
about eight years later he married
Marianne Livingston Phillips, a young
woman of less than half his age. They
were divorced last year, and the second Mrs. Hart was soon, married to a
Detroit man, George Emery Daniels.
Mr. Hart was the hero or the John
Paul Jones controversy some time
Prof. Hermann CoIIitz, philologist at
Johns HopkinB University, waa born
forts alao straw-stuffed pillows are
to be substituted for wooden blocKs
In the tramps' sleeping yard.
A verdict of "accidental death" was
rcturmd at an Inquest in the hall oi
Selwyn college, Cambridge, on George
Augustus Selwyn, seventeen, son ot
the late Bishop Selwyn. master of tha
college, and of Mrs. Selwyn, of Adams
road, Cambridge, who was killed by
a motor omnibus at Cambridge.
Aften ten years' work at St. Joseph
church.  Maldenhetvdj    Father    Ctirtln
j has been presented With a gold chalice set with rubies, an illuminated address and a purse of gold.
    ��� ssssss
I. O. O. F. AMITI LODGE NO. lt���The
runilar meeting of Amity loa-ia No.
37, I. O. O. $\, ls held every Moo-lav
nljiht at 8 o'clock ln Odd Hallows' Hall,
corner Carnarvon and Eighth streets
Visiting* brethern cordially Invited.
C, B Bryson, N. o.; R. A. Merrlthew,
V. O.; W. C. (Joathuin. P. o��� mcord^
InK secretary; H. *IV. Sangster, financial secretary.
CENTE-l �� HANNA. LTD���Fus-eral
director, and euibutmcrs. Parlors 40ft
Columbia street. New Westminster.
Photic .93.
"A. E. FALES���Pioneer Kurwral Dtroctor
aud Kmboimer, ��U-��18 Agnes street,
opposllo Carnegie Library.
in Hanover, Germany, 58 years ago today. He is the author of "Die Ver-
wantschaftsverhaltnlsse der Grleshi-
sehlen     Dlalekte,"   "Sammlung    der
lsondon, Feb. 3.���A   man   aTTclted
the pictures In  the Notional Gallery
The White Star company have de-   with a two-foot rule.   He smanhed the
cided to increase the pay of their offi-   glass and damaged the canvasses of
eers.    A great  number of  vacancies j four paintings, two of them  by Con-
for officers have  been reported, and   stable,   before  he   was   seized   by    a
I-aw, Solicitor,. Etc. 6D2 Columbia
street. New Westminster, B.C. T.-rtv
phone wo. Cable addroa. ������Johnston. Code, Western Unlon
llouins ( aad 7 Hills Block.
J. ST-LWELL CLITTK. Barrts-er-al-law.
solicitor, etc.; csjnier Columbia pud
McKeiizte   streets,    New    Wwuuiaater
 J- C.   P. O. Box 112.    Telephone.   It.
the  young  officers   with   second-rate  policeman
certificates have been able to select j The mnn gave no motive for his
positions from about a dozen differ-1 act, nor did he claim to be a support-
ent companies at wages ranging from  er of lhe suffragettes.   It ts said tbat
! the pictures cap be easily repaired.
Predictions of Soothsayer
| ter education for the farmer, we ought I had previously been' chosen to repre {'!*,*,*,*,*,*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*.*'
"How man-* Amer^������� nt ,-, '       ���    ,! u*-BParinS activity to improve  sent his country in negotiations with \* ****************
^d*yn^i^z^:��\^r &^^%^i^L^tif eTtrans-u forfign p,r,r on Kebruary 4 H nis Maie3ty wa9 the *���*- K "-e
���tatters "had been  refused  permission   vent both ev'U a5 Pre-\ Bremlet xepUea tnat ba would aot on  dinner which formed one of the aerlea
��o enter the Wnrt ��f ,>To ��*����..,       I K?.^ . .    Canadian producer and con-\ gcUints tbe consent ot Wa colleague--..\of   Sunday  dinners  pro-side.-,  tot  Use
ta-a^h-Auta rt vhe^ouhtrtertromrTm^Wf^*aB,F*;          They aT'5hf lhat Can,afla B!lOUld M^K?'- r��r' thTKV %����=? ot\    ******* ����. .-A. anonymou. wr,t-(V��� wo���,a cm, �� ���������.,.������ ,������ t.a���
���sB-his-h   sv,-.,     �� -.uuntnes irom \     it is quite true that Canadian tarovl represented, for many Canadian que* I Mr.  Charrlngton, ln the  Mile-end as-'  >>���->,-.
���ieT��i   i    came  gave  them  certiti-;��-rB au a clasB are among the   richest  tUmB   were   pending���including   ques-
ctvtes of character?"
(In thc world, and that agriculture   Is
This rather embarraslng question is , progressing, especially In some UneL.
as&ed by an  American newspaper in i But is it none tho less   painfully ap-
the course cf an article on the imml-' parent that in such branches aB have
rration   b.ll   now   before   the   United; ln��st direct  relation  to  tho  cost   of
-St-ttes  senate.    Thc  Iioubc cf repre-1 living���dairying,   live   stock   ralBing,
���acnutives differed upon certain point3  gardening,    fruit   growing���we    still
-and the result was that the hill was . have much need of closely knit organl-
'-r-Eferred to a conference   committee., nation, and   of   such   increased   effi-
Thls committee Inserted a clause de-1 ciency as has made possible the eco-
-manding that the Intending Immigrant j nomical operation of giant  industrial
. ahould be able to read and write in \ corporations.
���some recognized language, and also I From the day of the fostering of
ttat he should be able to produce a' manufacturing industry to provide
"���certificate from the land of his birth at-ciuate home markets for agricul-
������ to the ofrect that he had heen a re-1turo we are Passing to another, where
'a-pectable  citizen. the stimulation of agriculture to sup-
The senate Indignantly rejected'1'"-' the home markets sufficiently is
those conditions to the bill, for, oddly |the cl-lef consideration, American
-enough, it Is the conservative senate I newf,PaPcrs and public men are devot-
sthat Is taking tha more liberal view i ,e an Increasingly large portion of
e�� the question Jf immigration. *tjtllelr energy to agricultural develop-
���uv be that aince\the senate Ib sup-  m*nt questions.
To urban citizens, as well as to rural, these matters have become of personal Interest. Having yet a much
less developed urban life, Canada has
not materially felt the pinch of agricultural inadequacy. But though
quite a large section of the Canadian
press 6till takes only a passing inter-
.ptisi-d to represent kapital rather than
labor, it would welcome ull immigrant
-srho are likely to be .dded to the la-
LAor market, without concerning Itself
"with their moral character.
Aa long as a man can work let him
-come   in,   Beema  to   be   the   senate's
-Tar-Mix   Jews particularly, are object-1.,., ,    ,, - -	
taic to the character test for they say f. , development of agriculture,
ttaat its adoption would prevent the ' ,is e1nc''"'"a15lnr' to note that on every
escape of the JewB from Russia, With *���ae , tni8 country there ls an In-
a population of some KO.OOn.OOO lt ��� , K ,BcnBe of U'e tteflclencle8 of
���sif-tit be thought that the United ] ?"'.'���"." DB' a"d 0t the heed of a ��#*
Stiles could afford to select its imral- '"mI'���"1"^1' ��� ���
-granta with more care than la the J?*��Bu���"8 6uct\ af Mr- Burrell's edu-
jen-g. -wV.ii il hid less than half that! ���-',h" ? an,' a"d 'WmU����OIUI such
"DODolatlon '      ,   e * 0USfi '������ommttoo proposes   to
CtJLda with less than S.000.000 *m\^*m$$L%mW
be wise if Bhe establishes, rather high ' p"re     mind*-Toronto Mall  and   Em-
-standards for her Immigrants. Thla ia j	
no place for illiterates,  no mailer If I
tb-sjr  are   from   the   British   Isles   '"'������*�����������>��>.> s> ��������� sl> t> a
from Southern Italy, and a man who|*> ��
ia unable to produce a certificate of' ���   SCRAP   BOOK   FOR   TODAY     ���
ehsu-acter from  either a government'. ��� 2
*. -irtcial or some other responsible -per-  *********h******
rsna, aught not to be permitted to be- L,
vcome a citizen of Canada. | Crescent City Gives Gay "Farewell to
If the United States cannot afford I the  Flesh."
to bn particular, Canada can.   Canada.:    M-udi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, comes
-���rants producers,  not  paraaltea.��� To- today and  finds all the I,atln  world
-RH-to Mail and Empire. .en fete.   The word "carnival" is from
__^_______ ***e I-atin "Car-ni-vale," meaning "fare
 *-      ��ell lo the flesh," and refers to the
INVESTIGATION.! 1-enten season of sackcloth and ashes
��� I which is to be ushered in tomorrow.
Agricultural   and   Colonization'    While  no  carnival on  this  side,  of
tlons ot the rights ot the American
tishermen on the coasts of the marl-
time provinces; the navigation of the
St. Lawrence; and the Oregon boundary. Macdonald owued to feeling a
good deal of anxiety over his viBit to
Washington. "If anything goes
wrong," he wrote, "I shall be made
the scapegoat; at all events bo far aa
Canada is concerned;"���and the way
in which the announcement of the resulting treaty of Washington waa received, by the country certainly just!
fled the anxiety.
��� *
��� FIRST  THINGS. ���
��� ���
i embly hall.
The death  took place at Morntng-
��r who evidently la a member of the 1 hltn tor a motor strive. <��� The colonel
roynl household contribute* an Inter-1 waa uot ready when tho klna called
estlUK  article   about  tho  private  life I for blm,    Victor Emmanuel resented
of tbe king of Italy in the review Nol
e 11 Mondo, of Rome.
When   Victor   Emmanuel   III.   sue-
this breach of etiquette, and was on
the point of driving off when Colonel
Roosevelt rushed out in tbe nick of
time aud profusely apologized for the
delay. The king interuptcd the Colonel saying: "It waa my fault, not
yours, aa 1 ought to have come later,"
The missing Reading bridegroom,
Albert Joseph Birch, has been found
at his home at Doncaster road*, Roth-
erham,  Yorkshire.    He wa3  to have
C*<-smmiUee of the House of Commons the Atlantic approaches the great fes-
���s-opoecb to have an lnve6tigatlon ln- tivals of Southern Europe, the cities
to the relations of producer and con-1 Of New  Orleans,  Buenos  Ayres  ana
-Farm r In Canada, co-operation in mar-: It-o de Janeiro have Mardi Gras cele-
fcrtint:, fruit wastage and trannporta-' brations that���in the language of the
tkm difficulties, the dtcline ln dairy' circus poaterB���are worth going many
.-exports, and other subjects of thla na- j miles to see. The Crescent City pa-
tore, igeant is by far the most magnificent
If thc committee will take   up   Its i in North America.
���p-rtn-rani on a large scale and   ln a'    Today la a legal holiday In the par
-fhr-n-iugh  manner, the  practical  good ! ish of Orleans, anil all b:islneaa  will
will mi.ch more than Justify tin tabor|ba suspended, except that of separat-
put-."- ...I ..,uiry.   The prcdomlnat- ti'S  the  thousands of  vioiiois    trorr.
iBg grewth <f urban  population,  the | their money.
.sever.-;- .-���' ������'.: t of foodstuffs, tltf Mardi Gras, say thc historians, ma)
j^rrotvlngjiublle realization iif the great I be  traced baait to the pageant feaai
-wartti- of a haphazard systiin of mar-lof tlie Lupefcatta in ancient Rome, lt
krtmg. and the farm labor   scarcity. I haa  since  become  Christianlned  and
-���are presenting problems lo which Ca- Gallicized.   Tlie custom of holding an
���raat-iH.nB must direct, closer  attention,  annual  pageant  on  Mardi  Gras  and
We are  inevitably  heading  toward' !ho  preceding  days  was  inaugurated
tke name variety   of productive   anil In New Orleans about 1827.
s-s-ssvaumptive  conditions   as  are   dls-j    The  Krewe  of Comus  dates  from
���ractini; economists���not of the   doc- \ 1S57. nnd  Ib named after the pagan
triaaire type-across the border.   Co-god   of    mirth    and    revelry.    The
Ja-cMciit with the working of Mr. Ilur-, Knights of Comus came later in 1872,
1-teTs plan to Improve agriculture audjand In the same year King Rex, tho |in'g.'a livelihood as a"miner._ He had
Tho first organized attempt of thc
United States Government to collect
and disseminate meteorological data
was made when the weather bureau
waB established 43 years ago today.
The bureau was originally in charge
of the signal corps of the army, but in
1891 was reorganized under the department of agriculture. Before the
organization ot the bureau the Smithsonian Institution had conducted an
unofficial weather bureau, organized
In 1849. The Meteorological Society
of London, the firBt English weather
bureau, was formed in 1823. Weather
observations   have    been    taken   at
Greenwich since  184S.    The metcoro-  . ,-,,���.,      , ..   .
ogical department   of the   Board of, braced within the ahipping Federation
Trade was established In 1855, and!camc, 'nto ,orce '" ���-om*on an(1 ���*���
comenced the publication of weather ',r ncl; 1b pcrU ��r lhc <*"****���*?
reports two years later. Storrn warnings were firBt Issued ln Holland la
1880, and In the following yenr the
Bystem was adopted by the English
bureau. Dally weather charts wen
first lBsued by th�� English Meteorological Office Jn 1S72. The firBt International congress of weather experts
was held ln Vienna 40 years ago. The
invention of wireless telegraphy has
been of great asslEtance to the meteorologists all over the globe In gathering and distributing weather news.
thorpe ot Samuel Westgate. corn mer
chant, who was a standholder at Nor-
^^0,r'hrlhaan��B,?al��sr ,54 yearf- I" i ��3*-dea his father.  King Humbert I.,
rlruo.-, 'r0m �� ly 12 ���*���"��  *aa -uwaaalnaled  at  Monza  by
iii.iri--.iB. ^ the   anarchist   oread,    .u-y   29,   1900,
lt waa stated at an inquest at Tin*-\**>* Indian soothsayer, Manmath Bhat-
ton on a young woman named: Jessie' ahacary. foretold  that  "the  King  or thus Implying  thai his  guest Bhould
Lockeyear that  while singing   art    a I Italy, having been born under the best have been made to wait for blm.
Christmas party, she hesitated on the'auspices, because all the planets were |    Victor   Emmanuel   leads   a   retired
word "but."   In a faint voice she re-  -n a favorable position at the time of tend active life.   He is up at 8 every
his birth, November 11, 1869, would I morning. He spends several hours
be a true statesman, wise, energetic I reading. He reads all the newspapers
aod prudent, and during his reign It- and many books, especially treat!ae.
aly would acquire new splendor and on numismatics, which Is his hobby,
her political Influer f- and territory .The king's collection of cofna f�� one
weald be increased."       ' of the best in the world, and he I.
Wa. Not Surprl.ed. {considered a great authority on num-
This prediction has come true aa , i.matlc. The king- described the ori-
a result of the recent Tripoli war, the ' gin of his wonderful collection as fol-
success of    which  tbe    king    never hi ws
peated "but" and fell dead.
Originally constructed two hundred
vears ago to guide wayfarers through
the dense Rockingham forest, a lantern 15 feet high was lighted fn the
tower of Weldon church, near Kettering, on New Year's Ere.
solicitor and notary. 11. Colaiabla
street.    Over C. P.R. Tele-fret*.
McQUAHltll.   MARTIN    *   CABSADY,
Barristers and Solicitor*,.   Roonia 1 ansi
I,  Quiet-on  black.    New    "��� rtmlnnti i
O.   S.   Martin.  W.   O.   M-^v-arriei-Jl
Osor-te L. CaMady.
WHITESIDE * EDMONDS ��� Barrtotera
and Rollt-ltorarWestmlnster Truat ink.
Coluoibbt slseet, New Wesunlnster. ac.
Cabla   suldrecs    "Wblteslde,"    VTwiira
li.   J.   A.    BURNETT,    AUDITOR    AN.
Aci-oui-tant. Tele. R 111.   Roorai Tra-ssi
"ter Boais*: at Trade meets In Vkr *mtr*
rwirn. Ollr HaH, an follows: Thlr* Pirl-
day of each monlli; auarterly laaetlna
on the third Frlany of y-ehriis-ry May
August and Noverobei- at t p.m. An
nual roeeflnss on the third Fr
"���"���bniary. S. H. Bttutrt Wads,
Claric-Frater Realty Co.
Formerly .t (1. Columbia St., now at
W7 Front St   Phone R 1WI.
N.w Wt.tmln.ter,  B.C.
Real Estat. and Business Chstneaa.
Acreage and Choice Fruit  Lands a
doubted. Some time ago a member
of parliament was telling the king
that everybody In Italy wa. surprised
Collects   Coin*.
When I was a boy I happened to
pick up a penny coined under Pope
a7a\ *  . . ". Wf     H5J1r' *** at the great success of this war, add-1 Plus IX.. which I put by.    Later on
did not turn up at the clrortrli.
Owing to the breaking of an axle
of a Norbury tramcar In Newtngton
Butta Just after leaving the Elephant
and Castle, the Heme HU, -Tooting,
-ind Streatham tram services, were
disorganized for about two hours.
The concession of 10s a month increased pay to  firemen ami seamen
th" service cf the companies em-
rip*- ire W. Stra'field. assistant sanitary inspector at Twickenham urban
���iistrlct ee ncil. r hilt- cycling at Cross
ing that the fighting qualities display- I collected ten similar pennies, which
ed by the Italian army were quite un-! I added to the first one, My father
expected. The king calmly replied that \ then gave me seventy bronze coins,
it was no surprise to htm, as he never and I decided to begin a colrsetion. I
doubted the valour of the army. ' was 11 years old when t began col-
Victor Emmanamie! plays the role . lectlng coins, and three year. later I
of a constitutional monarch to perfec- j already had over 3000.
tloa. and he takes a great personal ! 1 soon realized that It was impoasl-
Interest In affairs of state, so muen so ble to have a complete correction nn-
in tact, that when his father was as-,less 1 limited the kinds ot coins, and
COAL MINING rtf-bta of tha Bsaaa*aal
ia Munltal-a. Baskatcliewaji am* XXbart*,
Uie Tnkaa Tarrllory. the NanaVa-eat *ter-
'V-S'P'.i"4!, '.n a aaiiloa ot tha -Vart-sas
af Bnurih CalusaMaa may Im lssa.il Aw a
term of twenty-one yeara a* aa JsagaM
rental of II aa acre. Nat mon tluu UN
aei-ca will ba laaact) to one -��m*ar-ifll
AaallaaUoo far a lease raaat be usast*
by tha applicant ln Bcraaa to Uie Aseat
or ""ub-Ai-eiit of tbe -tlwrto* hx wiiaati tha
rlrhts appUed far art alluasKt
sinated and his prime minister aug- 'accordingly 1 decided to exclude class! | Tn ttu-road territory tba l*x\* mm be
gested that a proclamation should be cal coinB and specialize only In me- *eaeribe�� by sections, ar irmnl mi*-*tr\-
addressed to the people and gave a j dlaeval and modern Kalian coins. Sl^ *ta tnS sSaUatl "rSf 33 "w
eopy to the king, Victor Rmmanuel {I thus succeeded In having my col-' slaked out br tbe applloaat
told the minister that he had already lection almost complete." I hvr*ch **���? ft'JJh, k*ti��Wbfc.--  *~-*--~
written the proclamation himself. The king spends most of hla morn-' the rlghti applied for *re VsTsvoSssUl
Lover of Democracy. lings in granting audiences, and when   bul^not otherwise.    A rarsvr.gr ahtsU   b.
. The king ls the most democratic he ls free he goes for long automo-
I)eep, Tvylckenham, was thrown orf sovereign in the world. At hla re- ble excursions In the strictest Ineog-
tlirotigh a Bldeslip and killed by an -,���est his name waB Included In theinlto. He has a passion for photogra-
approaching motor bus. ||*8t 0f electors, since he Insisted thaljphy, and Ib rnrely seen without a ko-
he should be considered as an ordin-1 dak.    Like the queen he dedicates n
* *
��� (By O. Terence.) ���
��� "���
John Mitchell, Great Labor Leader, 43
America's best loved labor leader,
John Mitchell, former head of the
United Mine Workers of America and
now second vice-president of the American Federation of Labor, will celebrate his 43rd birthday today. The
little town of Braidwood, In Will
County, III., wa'e Mr. Mitchell's birthplace, and there he attended school between his sixth and tenth years.
The sulsf'nient education of the
man who now writes lenrnedly of
economic "���ueetloti'i waa Obtained by
burning midnight oil, aUer hard days
of toll In the Illinois coal mines. HIb
employment as a miner began at the
age of 12. At 15 he Joined the Knights
of Labor, and ever since he haB been
prominent in tho councils of organized
Between hla fifteenth and twentieth
years he traveled over tho West, Investigating labor conditions, and mak
Charged at Marylebone police court
w.lh wife desertion, a man pleaded
that she wna never a wife to him.
"That may be," said Mr. Plowden. the
���-"irr'strate "b-t she Is a wife tn tho
legal sense-^-the police court sense."
Tenders are Invited by the London
-v-unty council fir placing round-abouts. Bhows, cocoanut shies, swings,
ponle3, ssaes, and refreshment tents
at Blackheath. llampstead, Heath, and
Wormwood Scrubs .on bank holidays
during this year.
John Hnrcreaves, paper manufacturer of Marple, a member of the Manchester city council, was remanded
it Manchester on a charge of conspiring with others to defeat the course
cf Justice at Manchester ln November.    Ball was granted.
Orders have been received at the
Crewe railway works' to build a largo
"umber rf locomotives which will be
the most powerful In the country, and
���vll rach coat ��'01)0. The enitmeu
will have ton wheels, of which sir
Will bo six feet six Inches In diameter.
The Women's Soclal-und Political
Union have Issued a statement ln
which they deny all knowledge of a
recent ca-"> of tampering with railway signals, and they say that they
ha.ve no reason to Buppose that any
suffragist was connected with the Incident.
Alfred Durham, an artist, aged V),
ary citizen.    He shuns publicity and  great deal of his fline to the educa-
hates court etiquette, but at the same
time he exacts that royal prerogatives
should  be  respected.
When Colonel  Roosevelt was here
the king one morning told him that
tlon of the' royal children. The queen
is such a good mother that she has
given up her artistic hobble, of paint
Ing and sculpture in order to spend
more time In her children's company.
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thtu        ''���>���'���'*' ' % '-'������'��� ���*!*<���*
��� *, r*v- >���** a��  -.:,., >''^\*rf^^��W!W*Wemr^"W*
paid on the merchanUskle ostqutt of tha
mine at tbe rate of five centa par tun.
Tha person oMratiBs. tha biUm ahall
furnish the A(enl wlBS awont returns
Mommtlnc for the (all qjjsHUU*- of mer-
thnntable cool mlnad' aa-. pay the ray-
ally thereon. If tha ooal nslaaial rl(hla
are not belnf operuted mioh tvtvirna ahould
lie  ruralahed  at  leant  orwe a  je*T.
The lease wUI Inalude th* ami mining
rl-rhts only,  bul  the  It-oare will be ���-
mitt- J   *-      '���--
..   _J par-
. whaAarer   available
Itted  to   puralavn
surface rtf-bta saay ba
nary for the worttlns ol tha mlaa at tha
rate of tl. an acre.
.  For full Inftwmatlon. ik->a-J>��Uon should
be made to -fee Hecratmr* of the Depart,
merit of tbe Interior, Ottawa.
Agent or 8**-A��ent af
.,   ���  *****>** MlnJsAat of ��h* Interior..
N. B���Vnm-ihorla-ns* -HiMlesvtlon a"   ""
advertlseiasmt will m* aa paid far.
The Europetui Travlolaa who are at the Royal theatre presenting a most
marvelous hoop roiling and juggling, act.
For Rent
7-roomed house, fully modern
with furn.ee and kitchen range,
linoleum and blind.. Lease If
required, $25.00 a��r month.
8-room house, one block from
ear, $18.00 per month.
(-room hou.e, modern, with
basement, $20.00
Warner, Bangs X Co.
Phon. 1024.
Coldicutt Blk.     East Burnaby. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, .1913.
How London Grew From
Out Swamp of Thames
The area upon which    London   is | side buuk-le for their food supplies,
built was the most unpromising site |    Now  '���*  ������.  important to  remember
far a city, if we reconstruct the stat*-!tneB8 ear'-' eondlUons of the London
i��� n,hint, r,�������>��� i���.. i,    t.    - ,':area when considering her vital sta
in which nature left it.   It was nearly , tigtlCB_    That    J^^
all swamps and morasses, which wert
Inundated twice a day by the ebb and
flow of an enormous tidal river.
The orderly Thames, as we know
It today, confined to Its three hundred
years channel, was then a great sea,
sweeping In Its dally    flooding,   an
possesses a
b rthrate aud a death rate that are
the envy of all tho great cities of the
world shows that our ancestors hnild-
ed better than they know, and we,
who have inherited these swamps aud
marshes, now all nicely battened down
with wood blocks, asphalt, or paving
area which is now built over with the | stones, and who possesMho groomed
homes or a million healthy people.! forest wildernesses of tbe north as u
Sir Walter llusant, whose Informatlvu ] city's playground, can exclaim with
history of early London carries welgnt I Justifiable exaltation: "Of no mean
as a most intelligent reconstruction, I c ty am I!" and eau be forgiven tor
was of opinion that the great flooded Inviting the world to come and see lt
not merely as a holiday trip, but as
a lesson In civilization, and as a very
potential means of laying the founds-
tlon stone of the millennium of unlver
sal brotherhood.
A Lesson For All Cities.
No other excuse for pressing the su-,
perlor advantages of tandon on the
world need be quoted.   Yon can put
valley of the Thames was hemmed In
on the north and south by. Impel-e-
tratable forests, and that the only
piece of ground in the neighborhood
which wa. suitable for cultivation was
the .trip running along the upper
bank of the Thames, where Oxford
atreet Is tod.y.
Thus It wa. that the very earliest
Inhabitants of London���the handful of the wildest and most untamable sav
shipping people wbo congregated once i ages down at Charing Cross, and with-
a year lu the neighborhood of the I ln a week they will be under the sway
Tower and London Bridge, much as jot civilization's (Helpline, will have
dealers go to a fair���were dependent learned to walk on the right side of
upon outside sources for their sup- j the pavement, will have learnt that
piles of fcod. except, of course, the If you would value your own life you
fowlers and fishermen who hunted ln! must ralue the lives ot others, and
th. marshes. all  tbe little beginnings of behavior
There was, from the point of view : which London teaches, and ln teach-
of modern hygiene,, absolutely no ex- Ing which London raises all the rest
cuse for the foundation of London. It of humanity to her own level,
suoh a site were recommended toda> | London ls powerful In war; she con-
���aay, for Instance, somewhere on thi trole Its very sinews; but as an agent
flooded upper reaches of the equator* tor universal peace, as the great mis-
lal Nile���the whole ot our big, wise [ aion city of human brotherhood, Bhe
world would ridicule It [can play a part, If she urges her claim
It would break all the laws and vio that will advance the -standard 'of the
late all experience. Public opinion ! whole world not by years, but by gen-
would squash lt.   But tbe original slit- ; eratlons.   >.
for tbe city of London bad one great | As has been said, safety and secur-
advantage which tar outweighed in ; ity among her swamps and marshes
value, for those were barbarous days j were the keynote of London's success,
the disadvantages of the swamps audi Safety and security are what London
marshes.   It was safe. 'has always offered, and, by guaran-
Those early adventurers could navi-jtfe'ng them, she has taught mankind
gate thetr ships up the Thame, estu- how valuable such assets are, and has
ary and pull up alongside tho beaoh | set up tbe desire for the same ln
on which Billingsgate I. built, know-: other place..
Ing th.t those very swamps and mar-1 The safety and security ot London
shes were the finest of fortresses, and Is still the most anxious care of the
that the dense forest, from Epplng governing authorities, and every ajtl-
across through Hlghgkte and Ham ! zen ls quick to discern and criticise
stead were valuable aa a defending \ any slackness ln this urgent and im-
army ln shutting off the looters and : nrrtant duty. The police force and
rough men of thc North. ; the local government board, which are
The Foundation of All. j mainly responsible, are such enormous
London, was safe. It continued to organizations that their further discus
be safe. It recognized the Importance s'on must wait for later columns, but
cf safety to the merchant, and it re-1 it Ib possible, low. to make a short
cognised the Importance of the mer-j cn-narlson of London's deathrate with
chant.   Til' ������ has I ct.n the foundation ; that ot other great cities at home and
of Its glory
As the city grew more powerful, ln
the days  of  the Normans,  after the
graduated tax on all Incomes over five
thousand francs a year, up to 4 per
cent., was passed during M. Falliere's
term of oftlce. Andrew Carnegie pre-
se-iud $1,000,000 to France for the
establishment of a hero fund. This
was accepted.
Three ytars ago France had its
great railway strike, which was called
by Premier Brand a civil war brought
on by the Socialists. The government
ordered the strikers to do mjlitary
duty, which they had to do or be guilty
ot military destertlon. Thus was this
strike settled. The governmeut has
been lenient with the strlkera since,
for every one who was not convicted
of an aet of violence was allowed to
return to his old job.
Dressed as   Chauffeur   They   Pasted
Him by and Each Lost $4.
' Paris, Feb. 3.���"Hark, hark, the
dogs do bark, the beggars are coming to town," is the beginning of a
nursery ryhme which must have been
written by some one who bad seen
Paris on New Year's Day.
Tbat day is oni of the few on which
beggars are albrwed to ply their trade
without interference by the police, and
as a consequence the blind, the lame
and tbe halt flock Into Pari, from
every quarter to take advantage of the
kindly feeling aroused by the festive
season, and an outstretched hand Is
met with at every ten yards.
It happened this year tbat at a
merry supper table where the new
year���had been duly welcomed, one
guest speaking of the burdens brought
by the first day of the year, such as
visits, presents, tips, etc., mentioned
the swarms of beggars in the streets.
"Bah!" said the Count de Toulouse
Lautree. "lt te a day of generosity
when one can be free wltb one's
"I'll bet you $100," said another,
"that you won't give a louls ($4) to
every beggar that asks you today."
"Done," said the count.
His friend called round for him later
in the day to see that the wager was
obserserved. They s/ere received by
a chauffeur in a worn blue overall wbo
bore a strong likeness to the count,
who. In fact, was the count. He had
borrowed one of hiB chauffeur's working costumes and tn that disguise won
his bet easily, as not a hand was
stretched out to him.
London, Feb. 3.���A young man asked the Wlllesden magistrate yesterday
what he could do with his wife. She
neglected the house and the baby, and
Insisted on going out to work.
He was In good employment, but
periodically he had to get a day off
to clean tbe house, bath the baby, and
wash its clothes. He had only been
married two years, but his wife refused to do any house work, leaving It
all to blm.
The magistrate said ho would instruct the police to see if.there was
any neglect of the child on the part of
Roughly. London's figure Is 14 per
thi-iM-and, an Isolated fact that spe-iks*
long darkness that bad fallen on th" welt for this marsh founded city.
world following the tall of the Roman Berlin Is 15.1. New York 16.2, Paris EJJ mother
Empire, the demands of the English 117,4. P-me M.S. and St. Petersburg
sovereign for taxes became greater j MB. Some of the IstAidon boroughs
too.   But the merchants were always ,-irr- ���aon.ldentbl*   below   the  averace
the monarch's master. ���    deatfi rate for the whole metropolis. I p ���     H       ,   c |m E    ��������� Crowd,
There   was  no power    that    could   Walthamstow is S.6. East  Ham Is 9.9 | ���Moving   Eyes.
vvii.   a.���a
-shorn  eyes
_   .    -J exclte*meTstili*re
d tlonal   resolve���unwritten,  hut part' wild   l-in-fle  l.nd  wit*, sav.  Byd-iey.   today at the home of Mis. Kate Fox,
nnd   parcel   of  themselves���to  main- , the Ideal site for a etty, finer even
tain and defend their liberties." , than man could have Imagined or de
This was the spirit we may take J signed, with ��� death rule of 10.3.. I*
It, that became Ingrained In them ow>- j le -, n-rrro-v vlc-tni** for East Ham, but
Ing to the safety afforded through the ' weighing its natural- advantages with
generations by the swsmpd to the.those of Sydney. It rises to the level
south and the forests to the no'th; jrf a trlumob���another triumph for
a courage all tbe more admirable {Grett-Oreater-London���the great-rres*
when it Is romemhered tbat they re- |gra"dmfthor ol tbem all.���Standard
lied, and have alwaya relied, on out-1 of Empire.
How Fallleres Has Led
France Towards
London, Feb. 3.���England started
the new year with a strike of the taxi-
cab drivers, and if the threats of the
labor leaders are only partially carried out, the present year will prove
an even more serious .ne industrially
than that which preceded lt, and 1912
broke all records. Despite this the
trade of the country likewise broke all
While the taxi strike causes much
inconvenience in the city, lt Is the dle-
putea In the Industrial districts that
nre creating the greatest uneasiness.
The coal miners of Wales, who were
the hardest fighters. In the last coal
strike, are again restless, being dissatisfied with the award of the commissioner appointed under the act
passed by parliament to end the last
strike, fixing the minimum wage.
A general conference Uto be held to
deal with the matter.' It' is .certain
that the owners will fight against any
increase in tbe cost of production, as
they have already lost to America ton-
tracts for the Italian Government and
Egyptian State Railways because ot
the high price at which they made
The Miners.
There are, however, two points
against a general strike of the miners.
The last struggle almost 'exhausted
the funds of the unions, and under an
old agreement the miners' wages are
increased as the contract price of coal
is raised. As the price has gone up,
the miners, in tbe North of England,
at any rate, would porbably be against
another contest with tbe owners.
Seamen and Firemen.
Another serious trouble threatened
ie tbat arising from the agitation of
the seamen and firemen tor a syste-
matizatlon of the rates and wages and
conditions of service on board ship.
Tbe men under tbe leadership of
Havelock Wilson, have been agitating for this for years. They have asked time and time again that a conciliation board be appointed by the owners and unions to standardize the
wages and conditions, but the bulk ot
the owners have refused.
In the hope ot winning their point
the men went on strike ln 1911 and demanded a big increase ln wages. The.
big companies granted the wages, and
the smaller firms got their men back
at the old wages and conditions, It Is
for these latter that the union is now
Mr. Wilson has announced tbat when
the union has exhausted all means of
diplomacy the executive would fix a
date when the seamen should take a
vacation." "In our > union." he explained, "the word 'strike' is a very
vulgar and nasty word to use."
The Cotton  Trade.
More, trouble, too, Is brewing ln the
contolled by the Employers' Federation of Spinners have given notice of
withdrawal from the BrooklandB agreement, which bas been in operation for
some years, and which covered all
disputes tn the cotton spinning trade
controlled by the Employers' Federation.  .
ealln.. with-'
taking advantage    of Lloyd-George's
The trouble sems to have been due
to a combination of card-indexing,
overwork and carelessness. It may be
that when all ends are adjusted and
the system well established the death
rate will diminish, and It is hoped the
majority of persons will not think that
sicknets ls to be lightly considered
when a patient comes under the insurance act, but observation of the
contract Indicates the bureaucracy directing is not particularly conducive
to the health of the nation.
Had $2,500���Other Possessed
N-arly $10,000.
London, Feb. 3.���After the death of
a woman who lived ln abject poverty
in the slums of Central Hull, the stripping of tbe paper from the walls of
ber room brought to light a mlce-nlb-
bled bank-took showing that she had
about $2500 ln the bank.
Another woman, whose death In
West I hill was due to lack of nutrition, despite the gifts she bad received from neighbors, had nearly $10,000
upon which .he had not drawn for a
long time.
Sound Sleep
is usually impossible to the bilious.
But biliousness yields���and headaches, sour stomach, indigestion go
���wben the bowel s are regulated and
tbe liver and kidneys stimulated by
IsU murnemt.
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Armand Falller*., retiring president
of France, ha. come In for . deal of
ridicule in the .even year, he spent
at the head of the government.
Moat of the shafts sgainat htm were
caused by his persona habits, his
economy, which would not allow him
to furnish suitable repasts, even for
formal dinners and it ls said that he
and his wife have saved 90 per cent,
of the ��240,ooo a year paid to him for
salary and expenses.
But, In spite of the lack of esteem
wblch the French have ahown him.
France, with htm at Its head, haa solved satisfactorily many big problems.
There have been riots, there has been
uneasiness la France's relations with
other countries, there hsve been lsbor
troubles and disturbance, caused by
the elements, but msny of these have
been dealt with to France's pride and
Anglo-French   Entente.
During M. Falllere's preridency the
Anglo-French entente cordlale has
been firmly established; France's relation, with Itussla, which were strained several times, h.v* bees diplomat!.
cally adjusted to a position of warmth",
a tariff arreement has been made wit*
the United. State, at * tint* when th*
two eountrie. were on the point of becoming Involved ia a tariff war;
France', relation, with Germany,
which hav. never beea aay to* oor-
dial ilt-M th* It-mc*Pi*����lan wat,
have twen swmly.tililneda.vewl
time., almo.t to the pole* of a dadara-
tloa of was. tar* heaa uiade inor*
ft-Uiidly In regard to Moroccan affair.,
which on several occasions threatened
to embroil the two nations.
Internally there hav* been many
kind, of labor riot*, *trlk*a, protest,
against the administration of the *f-
fslrs of the country, but in each case,
although sometime, after great Ion
of Hf. aad property, th. matter ha.
btten adju.ted. A. ln tbe great railway strike, which threatened to reach
proportion.'of a etvll war, th. government had to deal sharply to end the
affair, but Prance would not be France
If dissatisfaction wa* not expressed
wt-tl. violence.
-li? WHrs**Ni>liaWts.'    j    ���
Prance got Its sensation when M.
Fallleres wa. elected In 1W>��, and the
But the amassment tbat was felt -won
died out, and after that France  bo-
cam* bored with Mm.    H* added no
touch of sparkle tp 1
way* aad bo-i-iM*
cept wlten he would
IJ-vand hi. .tolld
SVI*saw-'smm*\m*a\f   m*\i
r-wmething bl*-
Possibly the most spasmodic French
Menial disorders have been the riots
ln the wine growing districts. These
have broken out almost every year. Ia
1608 there were serious riots. In which
hundreds pf. thousands of dollar,
worth -of property waa destroyed and
many Urea lost     ' '      '
.The riots were stopped for a time.
but cropped up again with renewed
vigor ln 1*10. The government at tht.
time delimited the champagne area,
put stringent law. on the growing of
the vine., and it 1. thought that the
trouble has been settled for an Indefinite time.
Moroccan   Question.
The Moroccan question-, which had
many time, caused Ill-feeling between
Germany and France, came to a point
of settlement In 1909, when Germany
signed an agreement admitting
Prance', political intereat In Morocco
and of-retd that her own Interest wa.
only economic. Thla question came
up again two yeara later, but Germany's Irritating atand was again
changed to the satisfaction of France,
It was In 1*0�� that the great post,
men's strike occurred. Tbl. tied up
the postal system of Franco for ..v.
era! weeks, but' the government finality offered a satisfactory solution.
M. Clemcuceau, who was premier ct
Prance, and whose ministry had last,
ed longer than any other In the Third
Republic, resigned trbrr) office la this
year, tie 1*4 been tone of the most
-jowerful forces during the Falllere.
administration, and he has continued
to be strong, but haa kept behlhd the;
scenes. ""������'���*
A nival administration, which cam*
ed the resignation ot Clemenc**u.
came Itt for much criticism in 1909,
which had been precipitated by the ex.
plosion on the warship lent a ���
An Investigation disclosed the fact
that much of the powder, a govern.'
ment monopoly. Used by the navy had.
deteriorated from age, and that there
wss plenty ot steel, - iron and wefbd
used In the construction of the vs*.
.el. which was inferior and unsafe to
use.   A policy nf reform wa. adopted;
'     Missal    ni-��.t-<r. '   stS ���������
public school teacher.
The picture haa been ln the Fox
family for year, and before lt, her
mother, who was found dead ln bed a
month ago, Is said to have prayed five
hours a day. Mis. Fox when .he discovered tbe marvel said she believed
It was the spirit of her mother returned and Informed her neighbor.. In
a short time a thousand persons
sought admittance to the house.
Especially excited became foreign-
era and the police reserves ware held
In readiness for an outbreak. In the
taklBt of the excitement a priest entered" the house and took Uie picture.
'After examining it ha declared it was
a lithographic freak. Even thi. has
Dot served to quiet the liuud reds who
saw the picture.
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Naval Disaster.:
"tvHlle th* li-^totrtsttftoM and Jh%, ���..... ���
tlgatlon. were .tilt going on Prano* ,  By the swart Bo.phoru.,
ts startled with Uie most
wa. startled
p at Toilon Of th* tlt-erte,
when 236 sailor, were killed and mora
than 100 war* seriously Injured Thi.
wa. on Be**-tomb.r M,.Mii* .nd th*
An Income tax bill, providing tor a
1 Flames Damaged  Steamer.
Owen Bound. Ont., Fel-. 3.���I.os�� to
an extent, that cannot be fully appraised yet. waa caused by fir*, on
Saturday on the.Dominion tranapor
tat'on Company's steamer Manltou.
DespUe all that could be done tbe ves-
sel sank at her moorings, and n��
lies" with tbe wntei" flu��h with h.r
cabin deck. i
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With .word and standard shriven
War trom the mountain, broke;
Tbe mitrailleuses spoke. ���
The hill, by flam, stood riven,
The village* were smoke.
The old, half-blinded eagles
'   That swam athwart the sun
Marked down red valley a run
Black Slaughter'a unleashed besclea���
.. Hind, shepherd, myrmidon.
Along tbe white road, ranging,
They saw strange serpents writhe���
Like grain beneath the scythe:
Steel-rldged battalions changln*;
To musket-laughter blithe.
They saw the Are. Incessant
.  Like scarlet banner, to**���
Pawns ot Imperial loa�����
panged .Ul- mid livid crescent
:  Rid* out agaln.t the crow.
Like monk, the peek, stood leaning
Over the rnar and hum
Time .pake:   "The hour to cornel"
HI. thin voice, Intervening,
. Struck all the nations dumb.
In Thrace the path, ot pillage
Kan like a -sentence -red;  '
The wolf waa strangely fed
Within the shattered village
And howled above tha dead.
'>'.''' /*'
Afar with turret* gleaming
Lean, old, yat i
Itamboul. In evil dreanssss*.
. Lay still and ominous. .
O'er the black; town and wator,
O'er dome and minaret.'
Banned by th* Ulan***' thre��t,
And dark with ancient .l.nghter,
Tha boned moon waned and set.
Innirints WortxlfHrs.,   .
o working of the n.��<mal la.ur.noo
act hM. ba-an attended by Mme aad
coni*aii*noe.. which ot coum... h��ve
been .elsed on by tb. Opposition pa-
par. as * bask, for aa attach on the
government ������'������>���.
However, much at th* attwUoa may
hav* b**a exaggerated m tk. bead-
Una* and the tauntr of tbe report, th*.
Insurance. attbM n excellent, warning ot the dttafeM ot too mueh govera-
ment and tk* autthad* **f lastly which
are only too Bk.ly to find tkMr way
Into bur*a-Ma*atto 1-utMut*-*-*.
They might .lea be potato* -as ,��x-
atnttto* M th. peril ol: iris-r wgwltlag
charity. MM hat* ��**��� m***r* to
.Urv. tt> death wUM tMr **��������� pf**)
b*lag. wp��*rly oard-te-lWs* by. ���**���"���
Ity societies. ,;    -. ���; '*>""V:' ,*,,-������..-�����.' '.*'
Ind-Uto *ctMt ot tk* ttrnt*"**
thr*. ctUisn. ot London dtod
ness ot tbe -g-s/t>em*nt in deallus
complaint* o*. bad material, which
have been a continual source of annoyance to the owners and operatives
and which have Increased enormously
recently. The card room workera also have gi.-ivauces against the agree
ment, and they, too, have given the
necessary month's notice of withdrawal.
Ths   Bakers.
Tke London bakers aro also preparing for a struggle for better   wages
and shorter hours.   In some parts of
London the condition of the working I
bakers ls deplorable. I
They bave to work long hours   lal
poorly ventilated cellars for the mer-1]
est pittance.    Tbey   have   organised, I
and by a large majority have agreed, to
go on strike unless their demands are
Railway i Man.
Throughout the railway world there
1. considerable unreal over; wh.t the
men call "victimization." They datm
that aay of -their number who .re
known to be active ln -trade union,
.re quickly gotten rid of or. are put: at
such work where they cannot readily
meet the other workmen.
On* big oompany, however, ha*
found a way out of having continual
dispute, with th*. men, Tbl. 1. tk*
London .nd, Northwestern, th* management of which has appointed a
'Grievance Hearer." Thla man, who
had proved .hlmsef to be a good conciliator, waa chosen to keep In touch
with the men and Investigate their
Thla tsi the oompany announce*
that th.tr experiment has been a great
success, but It w.. pointed out tkat
thi. wa. not a case of creating a pet
and finding a man for It, but rather of
a sphere of activities being suggested
by th. personal qualities of a certain
man. ������
Th. Docker*.
Unpleasantness Is also cropping-up
again along the London dock, over th*
slowness with which It ta alleged th*
Port of Undo. Authority* I* r-rinatat-
Ing those men who vrant on .trik*. Ia��t
���roar. Men were brought from the outside to fill their piaeosss^aad although
tho dock. Me aa busy a* .yen work
cannot ���* fe��M tot all
Th. result la tkat many ot tb* old
men have found themselves without
employment during, th. winter, and the
distress ta toe dock dtatilct lr|a. bee*
more ������Ytoiaf thatt ever betor*.
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YOU-^thePiibKi^-^rethejudijie. On your good opinion and yonr good word depends the success of the advertised article.   For no amount of advertising will induce
you-to buy a second time what you do not like. No advertising will offset the bad effect of a dissatisfied buyer.
That.is Why advertisers mus* and do'maintain the
quality of their goods.
Advertisers reallie that to turn their
outlay for svdv.rtl.lng. Into profit they
must gtv. good value.
They ar* not looking tor one-time
sale*. Pint shim. In moat cases, would
not; pay tor to* ���dv.rti.lng.
To b* .-KsMiutul, th*y mast make,*
stsady custom.-..   Bo. quality ta being put la to bold tha trad* that ad-
v.rtlsing produces.
Thu*. too. .or. ol
fj quality.
UMd.   Aad tost M only T*uwmM*t
No manufacturer can afford to ad-
���rvtlae tor long an Inferior article.
Prom th* moment the advertising l*e-
gUi*, th* quality muat either be kept
uniform or Improved���to go back,
The day I. pawing when you aak
tor a pint ot pickle..   ~
b-***..., ���,*'. .
You don't ask for Bolted 0*t*. Tou
nam* to*, brand you prefer.
Tb. unknown artiel* may tm toed,
bat you ar* not so .ur* of it aa you
���rs of th. advertised article, whieh
��� 3j i-      i,r�� . -        ���        '   '     ' arts  oi   uie  s-averuaeu  article,   waien
turalty turn* to goods that are adftw (mm    the   sail of quality-a well
known sank***-"* trad. nam*.
to iiAipFAcmJKBiys. ���
Yott who make good goods and do hot advertise���show
yoilr epnfide*ic#tyypittpjrottyct
��� Adye^iit:;^:;';:;,
Jjet tl^^Hfeta^ of your goods
i��.maintain tlieir
Make your trade name the recognized standard in your
h**��U*l*t *r**A*to% Is svstlabia through sny
thmrtsstol Ofattcy. *r to* stecraury *t to* Cu,
M, R*sm �����: Lurhtvdwt tullslna, Toronto.   ����.
y***rp*r*-~m writ*. If Intonsai I.
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��� Continued from i-age one I
fire committee to go thoroughly over
this portion of the city to ascertain
tf the present location Ib the most suitable for serving the needs of Sapperton.
It will also be necessary to erect
a tiro hall at Queenaborough. The necessity tor this Is so apparent that any
reasons given by me will bo -superfluous.
We shall also have to arrange tor
ap to date fire fighting apparatus for
-some of our etation. In the city
I do not think that it is possible to
fake Ute amount of money required
for these purpose, from general revenue. In my opinion a bylaw for these
ima-rovotaents will have to be placed
���betasti the ratepayer..
Light and Water Extension.
lt Is heedless for me to point out
toe necessity for placing before the
���ratepayers bylaw, for these extensions. It Is clear to every one who
kaa studied condition, here that on
account, of the growth of the differ
sent sections of the city we must make
provision to Bupply these residences
with both these nece-saariea.
Publicity Arrangements.
I would recommend that council
continue along the lines which this department has followed for the past two
years in carrying out its work; but
the committee should endeavor to see
that the work ot our own publicity
commissioner does not conflict with
that of any other organization in the
1 have been informed that the Pro-
���gri-rrivc association intends to have a
committee wait upon the council to
ask for n grant. To this matter I
trust the council will give its very best
Evtry precaution should be taken
t;y our own publicity commissioner
ami ly all other organisations receiving financial support from tho city to
ace that people are not induced by
the promise of employment to locate
liere. We should endeavor by publicity work to so advertise the facta
of the great advantage, to    be    had
traduced, read three times, and passed. The bylaw is for the purpose of
authorizing the city to raise the sum
of $-i71,136 for current expenses. This
amount is raised annually on the assessment taxes.
lteporting for the finance committee Alderman Kellington stated that
the following additional amounts of
Insurance had been placed buildings
owned by the municipality which
hitherto had heen insured: Agricultural hall, Queen's Park, $6000; library, $3500; market and creamery,
$4000; waterworks storehouse, $500;
city hall, $2000; No. 1 fire hall, $1600;
No. .1 fire hall, f.500. The Insurance
on the following buildings was reduced on account of their previously
being underwritten beyond their value,
Board of works stable, $1000; garbage hoppers,  $1000.
The insurance, Alderman Kellington stated had been equitably divided among those companies holding
agencies ln the city which had hitherto carried little or practically no civic
insurance, the aim of the finance committee being to give all firms an equal
share of the city's business.
Will  Pay All  Accounts.
On the recommendation of the finance committee the council decided
to pay all accounts due on the maps
recently produced which were found
to contain certain errors, and to instruct Cleveland and Cameron, civil
engineers, who did the work, to prepare an entirely new draft of the maps.
The Powers Contracting Company
wrote stating that they could not see
their way clear to accept the sum of
$2500 offered by the council in settlement in full for all claims for extras,
bonus and other possible claims In
connection with the construction of
the Arena building, Queen's Park,
and wished the mutter of their account referred to arbitration. They
also notified the council that they
had appointed Mr. A. .Williams of
Vancouver as their arbitrator. The
council has already appointed an ar
bitrator to act on behalf ot the city
and it Is possible that arbitration proceedings will be started Bhortly. The
members of the buildtng committee
and the city solicitor were instructed
to make all the necessary arrangements for a meetng.
Alderman Bryson Reports.
With reference to the Coquitlam
Terminal company's application for a
water supply Alderman Bryson, chairman of the water committee made the
following report:
With reference to the application of
tillilii-s of the Royal City. That to it
supply for Coqultlam, from the 25 inch
will be attracted manufacturing   and I " �����   m:lin-   �����   j*J, ^^'raZ,
Industrial concerns.   As these will In- wa,er ���P r n o .lent 8     o,       rep
was submitted to the company wltn
"the request that a reply of narac be
" i sent to the committee, so that the mat-
I ter can be placed before tlie eity
'council. In the meantime the Co-
| quitlam council Is to be asked to pass
a resolution  with  reference    to    the
increase our prosperity and develop
ment, 1 firmly believe that manafac
tors once settled in our midst the in
flux of labor will naturally follow.
R.  A. A  I. Society.
Thc R. A. & I. Bociety should be
congratulated upon the very able
manner it carried through the exhibition of  1912.
We ail agree that the assistance
-given to this organization from time
to  lime   by   our  council     has     been thp m]nlrmlm charg0 ,26 per month.'
money wel   spent and the city as a;    KeeotntiHiidations     made    by     thr
has been amply repaid. | w,Uer comrnlttee wuich were adopted
"The company agreed to put up a
-���hc'nic for $250 to cover one month's
| water supply.    The charge for water
to be eif-ht cents per 101) cubic feet
In It. Chief of Police���Rscommenda-
tlcns All  Accepted  with  Little
Edmonds, Feb. 3.���Further confidence in the work of Chief of Police
Parkinson of the Burnaby force wan
shown at today's council meeting
when several recommendations of tne
chief were adopted with little comment except congratulatory to the
present force.
The adoption of the chief's suggestion will mean that the force will be
Increased by three dismounted constables, two of whom will be stationed
it Edmonds, while another will take
up his quarters at North Burnaby.
In toe latter connection the council
went on record as favoring the establishment of a sub police station at
-Vancouver Heights where the population is Increasing by leaps and
bound**. It haa been found that prisoners', arrested In the evening have
had to be held over night owing to
the poor car connections with E(J
The new huilding will be of sub
stantial character housing the two
constables, together with cell accommodation and stables for two horses,
lt has also been suggested that an
office for the collection of taxes and
water rates be established, while lt t*
possible that a public hall will be
attached to the premises.
Every' constable will receive an additional $5 per month, while the
salary of Sergeant Lyne will be Increased. Constable Doidge. who has
been stationed at North Burnaby for
the nast few months, will be raised
to the position of senior constable
together with an increase of pay.
The police telephone system install
ed last year will receive attention
from Wiring Inspector Burns, several
additional stations having been or
dered placed on the system Including
In the hemes of the constables.
At dances, fairs or race track meets
where rollce protection is asked for
the police authorities will hereaftei
charge a sum of not more than $3 a
All constables will be allowed four
teen days leave of absence each year
subject to the discretion of the chief
of police.
Law Providing for Direct Taxation of
Citizens of United States
I. Pawed.
not   personally    wishing    to ���
make miy promises I am sure that this j    ..,-ecommended  that the committee
���council w II give this-umoclation-.rtiry be    |v(m er t0 nct with referPnce
conaidcrut on for the year 1913. ,t     h   ���,�� u      road and ,he c      ,t.
notation Hottaltal. \ mrl  WH,fl'r  svipp-v.
-lhe council and the hospital board . WUh reference to the communica-
���will have to come to some agreement, t-Qn -n,m vhp Vf-e.tmtn.ter Wire and
���concerning the Isolation department iNr1- Company, that this matter is be-
of the Royal (Columbian hospital. \\Srif, invrBtiBated by the committee.
am of the opinion that In cases when i ..Ue lhp application of S. 3. Currle
the patients are compelled to be plac-ls()r an cxtcnslon of main on River
ed in -���ui-nintlne the city should bear|(lrlvc between 18th and 20th streets
the expeme incurcrd, for during the  ,0 -ot \t- u,e committee decided that
Sin Franc'sco, Feb. 3.���Physician--
said tonight that Dr. Madeline Johns
wlio.se throat was slashed today by n
madman, probably would recover. Her
assailant, Hermann Guttchlck, com
initted suicide hy cutting his throa*.
immediately afterward, and the police
have been unable to explain the crime
.in any other ground than that the
man  suddenly became insane.
Guttchlck leaped upon Dr. Johns as
Bhe returned to her office trom    her
Washington, Feb. 3.���Direct taxes
upon the Incomes of the citizens of
the United States, whether derived
from Idle capital or from the conduct
of business were made possible today
by the ratification of the sixteenth
amendment to the federal constitution.
Delaware, Wyoming and New Mexico
endorsing the Income tax amendment
through their respective legislatures,
completed the list of 38 states that
have approved it, two more than the
three-fourth, necessary for its final
Leaders in congress predicted tonight that through this authorization
the law which will be passed to levy
the tax upon American incomes will
be Introduced aa soon as the extra
session opens. Its exact term, have
not been decided ujion, but it is believed that it will exempt all incomes
below $3000 or $5000; and will provide a tax of one per cent upon the
majority of personal incomes that
do not run to an excessive figure.
Informal notice of the fiscal adoption of the new amendment was given
to the senate by Senator Brown of
Nebraska, who Introduced the discussion In 1908 upon which the proposal
of an /.come tax was submitted to
the states. The drafting of the bill
to put the tax into effect, it is understood will fall to the lot of Representative Cordell HM of Tennessee, a
member of the house ways and means
onimittee who drew the excise tax
bill proposed last year by the Democratic house of representatives, but
which did not become law.
Supplant Corporation Tax.
The Income tax will be designed to
supplant the present corporation tax I
ind will apply to the Incomes of in- j
dividuals, firms and corporations. In
a statement    tonight    Representative
Hill declared that he favored making j
the new tax an integral  part of the j
financial system of the United States. ]
to remain in full force without regard
to the character of the tariff hills that
congress may enact from time to time.
One feature which it is believed will
be incorporated in the hill, will be
provision for "collecting at the source
of Income." ThiB feature now In operation in England would require all
firms to certify the amount paid individuals in salaries and fees and pay
the tax direct to the government. It
is believed this would remove much
complaint that might be made If the
government had to Investigate every
individual citizen's income and would
prevent evasion of the law.
The annual amount that the government may realize under the income
tax is estimated by Democratic lead
rj in congress at approximately $100.
000,000. Thi3 would include the $50,
000,000 collected Under the present
corporation tax.
Will Curb  Expenditures.
One ot the tmportitnt result*- of ar
home.     As she tell  to the floor with I income tax," said Representative Hill
gashes  ou ber  Bhoulders and  throat I "will be the  curbing ot  unnecessari
-ter a^sallanl laughed  with Joy,    and   *��� '  -   '      "���
last   year   this   compulsory   isolation
Iscs   caused   very   great  hardship  to
, some of Die working people of New
The hospital board will mott the
-council nt any time and arrange this
matter if possible.    1 am strongly of
this matter could not be dealt with
until the bylaw was passed"
Must Clear Sidewalks.
On the recommendation of Aider-
man Dodd. chairman of the board of
works committee, the police will b<
requested   to  take   drastic  action   in
the opinion, however, that should this   the   cases   where   citizens  neglect   tc
take place that the medical health officer should have full charge of the
Victorian Order of Nurses.
This organization will apply to the
council frr a small grant in connection with its operations in this city,
-and it is one which will appeal to
every number of the council. More
definite information will be given tin
-"-ounci! later In this regard..
Census   Advocated.
1 would recommend that the financt
committee have a census of the city
taken as soon as possible.
Employment of Ratepayers.
The council should consider some
means whereby all ratepayers be given the first opportunity to work on all
city contracts and public works. No
-doubt accommodation could be pro
vids it for In connection with our new I wan read
-storehouse l.nilding and a ngn t'i that the
kept of ull those seeking employment
so Ihat this portion of the cltyV work
be carried OO to the best puauiblc ad
vantage to tlie residents.
Extending City Limits.
The council schould consider car-.
fully th. advisability of c-xtmidin-* tlw
city's limit., uh you are aware thai
In some cases people living ad'aci nl
to our limits are anxious to hivr
water ami light, and have oxpreiscrt
a willingness to have thc limits .��-
tended BO as to have their district:
become a portion of the city and there
by  participate In  the advantages wr
There will be many other matters
\r> bring before you; hut these will
���develop   as  the  year progrcssen.
I trust the estimate, for the year
-will be brought down at an early date
and I would suggest that the chair
���man of the respective department--
lake this matter in hand and h-ivi
aome prepared for placing before
their   respective   committees.
In conclusion, I <le-*irt- your amlst'
ance and cooperation during the year
and I trust that wo will work together
and servo to the best of our abilities
the city's best interests.
Any asaiBlancc I can give to any
alderman In the discharge of his ilutv
-ssrDl be cheerfully given and 1 true!
that wc will have a most -successful
In connection with the recomm*n*l.*i-
tlons rnade ' :��� tbe m*c*r :���.-. ri vi"<l:'
tlie Isolation hrr.lLtl, Alderman Dry
-aon. chairman of tbo health ���������*'������
t*m. was Instructed to look Into the
-matter and see that no needy pet-sum
suffered on account of being quar-
On motion of Alderman White the
was complimented on his ail-
by the council and his recom-
ation. were adopted.
Pa*. Loan Bylaw.
11m Temporary loan bylaw for 1913,
clear snow from off the sidewalks
in front of their properties.
The board of works committee was
given power to act with reference to
the bringing forward of a scheme for
a corporaton employees' Insurance and
sick  fund   association.
The city solicitors were reimbursed to the extent of $275 which sum
they had expended in connection with
the bill now before the federal government to Incorporate the New Westminster   harbor   commission
The hoard of works commitee was
instructed to see that the crossing of
the Great Northern railway on Brunette street, Sapperton, was put in as
safe a condition ub possible for vehicular traffic. A copy of the report
made by Assistant engineer Kerr of
thc hoard of railway commissioner.,
to the council. It stated
Brunette croBing on the
') s ii was dangerous, particularly
for vehicular traffic travelling north.
���in account  Of a growth of timber in
the Immediate neighborhood. Mr. Kerr
suggested that in order to eliminate
the danger as much as possible at the
crossing Unit the tinibir be cut down
ind th. .Dace, between the tracks be
planked the full width of Ihe roadway.
The (I. N. H. company will i.e asked
o carry out the suggestions.
Refer Plans to Board of Works.
A copy of the plans for the railway
purs proposed to be Installed on th
seeming    to   think    his   work   done
slashed his own throat.
Dr. Johns staggered to the office of
another physician before she swooned
Heaps Engineering properly on Lulu
Island, filed With Ihe council for ap
-irovnl, wc re referred to the board of
works Oommlttee to report.
A copy of the school board esti
mates for 1913 which have already
been outlined In Tho News, were re
-II vs- tl by the council and ordered filed
until the civic estimates are taken
Mr. A. H. MacNelll, solicitor of thc
G.N.R., forwarded a copy of the time
schedule of trains running between
White Rock nnd New Westminster
Tlie schedule is the same as last year
Inspector fl. J. l'earce of the sanl
tary department notified the council
that it would he necessary to purchase
two horses for the new garbage wagon
which it is expected will be ready towards the latter port of this week
The hi altb committee will report on
this matter.
i'cnd> rn for the Instillation of lava-
I toriefi :>t Queen*. Park were opened
and referred to the- health and park
commit!,, B lo report.
A Matting ri gulatlons bylaw was
| Introduced for the first time and received   Its   Initial   reading.
Another Aviator Dies.
Turin, Feb. 3.���Gulseppo Nosar!. an
Italian aviator, while- making a flight
at the  Aerodrome here this evening,
fell with his machlhe from an altitude
of which wa. given at the pre- of 100 feel and received Injuries from
meeting of the council, wa. In-1 which he died.
Just Doing Notnln-;.
Two beys were lighting hard on the
school playground, the bigger boy:
standing near, encouraginj new one
now the other, with cries of "That's
r. good one!' "Good enough. Jam-
osy!" and "Well done!"
"Oh, yes," presently panted the
lad who was getting the worst of
the conflict, "you're sll glib enough
to say 'Well done!' and 'Oo it,' but
I don't see any of you pulling us
Modern Scienr....
A physician in a silistaiit office, il
he has the proper electrical devices
can count pulse ami also hear the
sj-3tols and diastole ol the heart in it,
beating. A itethostcrpe can be connected with a transmitting teiephonf.
and sounds in the chest magnified
and transmitted. Air rushing in thc
lungs eaa then be heard by the dis
taut physician.
Two Tests.
Wile���Before marriage a man ii
known by the company ho keeps.
Husband���And after?
Wile���By the clothes his wilt
'What did the banker's bride wcai
nt  the   meeting?"
"Oh, some check goods."
"Plain Cooking."
A girl who hod heen through n culinary course in an elementary school
vh.< naked what she und 'r.-t<in*l hy
plain crmkincr. Her answer is given
t>y MiM* M. K. Loane in her hook,
"Tlie Cnminon Growth":
"'P'nin eonkin',' she ropli rl. 'is
when you puts the whole of Ihe epg
insile the puddln'. Fancy cookln' li
when thn yolk's inside and tha white's
outside. And it's a wast*- of lime.'
���lie conc'udrd, with decision, 'for it's
on'y (lie same one egg wherever you
put. it.' "
Ths Oplnirn ol the Jury.
This wns the first cose for tha mn
lority of tho jury, and they sot f ,r
hours nrgning and disputing over it
in tlie bare little room nt Hie rear of
l-h- courtroom. At lasl they straggled
back lo their places, nnd the for.'in.in.
A l-nn, gaunt fellow wit'.i n superlatively solemn expression, voiced the
steneral opinion. "Tlie jury don't think
hut he done it, 'i r we allow he wn'n'i
th* re. hut w j think he would have
ilonv it if he'd hnd the clmnst."
Constituents of Soot.
���Suit consists chiefly or carbon, tar
and mineral mailer, with smaller proportions of sulphur ni.d nitrogenous
compounds, and frequently has ho
acid reaction. The proportion of thc
various cotiHtituent-i varies greatly
with dl^etent factors, such ns the nature of tha coal, the completeness of
combustion and the distance from the
lire at which the soot wn. deposited.
federal expenditures when a great
part of the government's Income It
derived by a direct tax upon the
citizens of the nation they will scrutinize there carefully the appropriations made.
"It will remain for President-elect
Woodrow Wilsoil to make official announcement of the income tax amendment to the conetl.jtlon.
"Up to date the Btate department
has received notices of approval by
the legislatures of only 34 states, West
Virginia, Delaware, Wyoming and New
Mexico not having reported on their
action The department cannot act {
upon anything other than the official |
certificate of the governor, and secre-
taries of state."
Already some questions have been i
raised as to the legality of returns,
(n Kentucky the legislature initially
adopted the amendment |n.advance of
the receipt from Secretary Knox of
he formal communication which
Bhould serve as a basis fpr a state'e
action. In consequence of this haste
and the use of newspaper clippings,
the language of thc enacting resolution was slightly erroneous.
Try to Correct Error.
As soon as tho error Was dlscov
ered, an attempt was made to correct
it by a re-enactment of the resolution
In proper form, which action, however,
has raised an issue that must he I
passed upon hv the solicitor-general.
It is recalled that Secretary of State
Seward in 18B8. practically referred
to congress the queetjjtn as to
whether the f nirleentli amendment
had been properly rntiried by the
t.-ites because of some lJUch Irregularity.
It Is probable that Secretary Knox
II net pi rform his ministerial act
of announcing the ratification of thc
18th amendment upon the basis of
he present ri turns, but will await
tho receipt of certificates from some
of the states which have not yet acted
ipon the amendment, but are reason-
ibly certain to do so favorably. In
'his care, and allowing for the time
required for a painstaking examination by the solicitor, It probably will
be after March 4 before the president's
notice of tho adoption of the Income
tax amendment can be issued
Burnt by Practically
Decides to Drop Case
(Continued from Page One 1
had been an eyesore botH in the peo-
nlo and to the council and Mr.. Fan
Vel thought It was an opportune time
after the decision cf Mr, Justice Mur-
ihy and the general feeling expreKBed
iiat evening thnt the matter should
ie taken up with the Tl. C. R. It. and
le had no fear that a good substantial
settlement could be made with the
company and that transportation
would be given to the whole municipality as fast as its necda developed.
Ward Four was probably the most Isolated, desolate and forgotten ward tn
Tlurnaby. They needed many things,
but especially transportation.
Councillor   Macdonald   referred   to
the negotiations with the company last
summer. At one time they had the
matter fairly well settled and be was
of the opinion that they had got as
good a deal under the circumstances
as was possible.
Then the people in the south raised
such a storm against a settlement
with the B. C. E. R. that the company
withdrew their offer.
A Great Mistake.
Mr. Macdonald thought lt was n
great mistake then and did so now.
The company was reducing rates as
well as giving transportation to the
people of the north. Mr. Sperling had
said just as soon as the franchise
question waB settled they would build
their extensions. If tbey carried this
matter to the privy council it would
mean another two years' delay and
probably they would get beaten then.
Councillor Mayne thought there was
a misunderstanding that night as to
the attitude of Ward Six. All bis
ward wanted was the best possible
terms they could get and to adjust the
matter la a friendly spirit.
Reeve McGregor, who was received
with applause, said that while personally he was not suffering from lack
of transportation faclliteis he felt that
ln other parts of the municipality It
was the most serious question they
had to deal with. He did not expect
a great deal from the B. C. E. R. At
the time the franchise was granted It
was considered a very fair franchise.
It was almost word for word the same
as that granted by the city of Vancouver.
The reeve alluded to the rejected
bylaw, the entering of the law suit
against the company and Mr. Justict
Murphy's Judgment and said "it meant
a good deal or very little to the B. C.
Railway  company."
Might Reverse Decision.
The privy council might reverse or
confirm Mr. Justice Murphy's decision, said the reeve, but the vital question was whether it was to Burnaby'B
interest to continue this litigation.
Since the referendum something like
���iOOO names had been added to the assessment roll; they at that particular
time had no voice In the instructions
of the people to the council.
There was no question in Mr. Me-
ringer's mind that the franchise must
-tind. The company had borrowed
money on it when it was considered a
'-'ocd franchise. So any concession
that the counci might achieve would
be in the nature of some agreement
attached to the franchise determining
���vhat the B. C. E. R. were prepared to
The reeve advocated the prepara
tion of a definite scheme to submit to
Mr. Sperling. "That could easily be
accomplished as their Ideas wero running much on the same lines," hi
At the present time If they got the
company to reconsider what they
were prepared to grant them last summer and offer these terms again, or
better, they would be Invaluable concessions.
Mr. McGregor thought the company
was   willing   to   enter   upon   friendly I
relations with the municipality. They |
were not in the field to please north j
or South Burnaby but to make money
ind   were   prepared   to   extend   their
lines  wherever they  would  pay  best.'
It will be necessary for the delega- j
tlon to meet the council and agree upon a plan to be submitted, declared
the reeve. .
They need not buoy themselves,- up I
with the Idea that they would achluvo
anything extraordinary, continued the
speaker.' If they could reinstate themselves with the company and arrive
at an arrangement Bimllar to the one
of last summer, that would be thc
most they could expect at the present time.
Changed His Mind.
The chairman said that a year ago
he thought the franchise was invalid
but he knew now that It was a quid
pro quo for the building of the Burnaby lake line. That was embodied ln
a written agreement. Even If Burnaby, through some technicality could
repudiate a fair and equitahle bargain
It could not be countenanced. As a
-naiter of honor tney cwui this fian-
���"���hise to the company and he would
support it and ask all the people he
had anything to do with to support
It. Of the 12 delegates 10 had expressed themselves strongly In favor
of settling with the company, eight
absolutely and unconditionally, and
two conditionally. As to Mr. Fraser
of Ward Six he felt he would change
his view, if he looked closely Into
the matter.
Mr. Patterson suggested a meeting
of the delegates and the council to
formulate proposals to be laid before
the B. C. B, rt., such sb those enumerated by tbe delegates.
Councillor Macdonald Bald that at
one of their committee meetings a
year ago, Mr. Brown, one of the company's directors, said tbey were bound
to protect their Investors on the fran
chlse. They need not, therefore, ex
poet th,. company to make any change
In It.
The extension of roads In the most
urg.n( casus In the municipality and
tho reduction of fares might be con-
Bldered and submitted to the company
as a condition of Burnaby wlthdraw-
tig Its lawsuit, said Mr. Macdonald.
Mr. Fraser said If the subsidiary
arrangement to the franchise embodied a fair and equitable agreement
there would be no more fight In ward
Mr. Tecs suggested thnt the company be asked to establish trackless
trams and thus Increase their accommodation throe or four times aB much
ns at present.
Mr. Green thought the best lino for
North Burnaby would be one built
along the Pole Lino road.
The resolutions above mentloneC
were theu paSBed and the meeting ad
The delegates present and taking
���**irt in the conference were as fol
Ward I���D. S. Patterson and P. H.
Ward II���II. F. Martin and A. Scott.
Ward III���O. II. Leaf and E. M.
Ward tV���Messrs, Holden and
Ward V���11. D. Morrison and F. A.
Ward VI���II. Fraser and F. J. Uus
The Popular Shoe Store
Open Evenings Till 9 O'clock 641 Front Street
Ladies' Storm Rubber Footholds.   Reg. 75c.
All Sizes 35c*
Gents' Neverslip Rubbers, Reg. $1.25. All Sizes 45c.
Ladies' City Gum Boots $2��45
Men's Gum Boots  $2.85
Sole agent, for Westminster for th. famous K Boots.    Depot for
Leckle's Boot, and Ahren's School Shoes.
A  $20,000  Stock to  Select From
J. H. Todd's Music House
419 Columbia Street, New Weatmlnater.
Singer Sewing  Machine*.    Small  Musical Good, of .11 Kind*. PHONE 694.
The Management
Fraser Cafe
has been taken over by the proprietors of the Fraaer
Hotel and will be run in connection with the hotel.
Both American and European plan of the first class.
Meals very reasonable.
The Bank of Vancouver
A general bunking ba<*>.��<traiiBacted, drafts and Utters uf credit
sold pHjablf lu all parte ft th. world.   Saving, tank department at
all brain-bus.
New We.tmin.ter Branch. Cor. 8th and Columbia Street.
D. D. WILSON, Manager.
If you read THE NEWS you get all the news.
For Vancouver, via Central Park
���At 5:00 and 8:46 a.m., and every
15 minutes until 9 p.m. Prom 9
p.m. until midnight half hourly service.
Sundays���At 6:00, 7:00, 7:30,
8:00 and 8:!0 a.m., week day service prevailing thereafter.
For Vancouver via Burnaby���At
5:45, 6:46 and 8:00 a.m. with hourly service thereafter until 10:00
p.m., and late car at 11:30 p.m.
Sunday-)���First car at 8:00 a.m.,
with   week day service thereafter.
For Vancouver via Eburn.���At
7:09 a.m. and hourly until 11:09
Bund.)-���Pint car at 8:09 a.m.,
regular week day service thereafter.
(Connection with .car. to Steveo-
ton and other points on Lulu la-
land la made at Eburne.
For Chilliwack and Point. In
South Fraser Vall.y���At 9:30 a.m.,
1:20 p.m, and 6:10 p.m.
For Huntingdon and Way Point.
���At 4:05 p.m.
Two Million, for Art Museum.
New York, Feb. 3.���Mr. James Bartlett Hammond, the typewriter Inventor, who died In St. Augustine, Florida, last week, bequeathed his entire
cil-ile. call mated to be worth $2,000,-
000, to the Metropolitan Museum of
Art in tbls city.
The PEOPLE'S FRIEND, 708 Columbia St.. West,
will be closed today and Wednesday.  Wait for the
Big Bankrupt Sale.  The manager and staff are]
busily engaged in rearranging stock and making arrangements for the disposal of
A. Sivart's Stock of Clothing!
Bootsand Shoes, Furnishings and Ladies' Apparel |
Watch Tomorrow's News for full particulars. %��*Mf*m*mm
page nvB
On Their Own Ice Ice���Ran
McDonald WiU Be Only
With two ukatlug sessions each day
and one professional and two amateur
hockey team, using the rink every
day very little time ts allowed for eating purposes to the .mall army of employees at the Queens park arena.
Yesterday afternoon from 2 to 3
o'clock the professionals under tbe
captaincy of Jimmy Gardner went
through their paces on their own Ice
for the flrst time, heretofore they
have been floundering around ou Vancouver ice like maverick, in strange
pasture, but tbat stage has passed and
from now on the orange and black
team will be Johnny on the spot rlgh*
here ln New Westminster where the
railbirds can get a glimpse at thoir
workouts free of charge so long as
they patronize the big games which
will be staged now and then In the
near future commencing on Friday
night of thi. week.
Kvery one of the team were out except Ran McDonald, who has yet to
get over hi. injury sustained some
two weeks ago in Victoria when he
was bumped into the boards and fractured two of his ribs.
With a two days rest since the last
game in Victoria all the bunch uncorked a fast clip and It they only
have their shooting irons hitched on
next Friday night the Millionaires under Frank Patrick will be in the also
ran clags when the lltial gong sounds
Gardner himself Is well pleased
ever the outlook for the first home
game and confided to the News yesterday afternoon that barring any
more accidents to the team the Royals
would show the other two clubs just
Robert Sherman won the monthly
prize for the greateat number of 200
score, made In the Club alley, during
January, having put up 12. Other, to
go over the mark were McGill 3, Wallace 3, Marshall 3, Burr 2, Hodge 2,
Meek 2. The following made one
each: Peterson, Coghlan, Currle,
Roaeneagle, Pierce, Graham, Dill, Mor-
'liner, J. Bryson and Darvell. Corbett
2, O'Connor 12, J. C. Chamberlln 20.
High score for the week ln ten pins
wa. put up by H. A. Wilson, 217, and
McGill put up 96 ln Ave pins, winning
the prize for the same.
All house leaguers are requested to
attend a meeting to be held ln thc
reading room of the Club on Tuesday
evening at a o'clock.
Six   Teams   Entered   In   Westminster
Amateur  Hockey  League  Are
Heady for the Opening.
With every one of the six teams
comprising the Westminster Amateur
Hockey League getting into shape at
the arena, the fans from tho different
districts where the teams hall from
will be yelling their heads off within the next few days when the schedule opens. At the present time each
practice is watched by many of the
players of the opposing teams and individual players are criticized, out oi
hearing of course, his movements,
checking, his uniform and even the
parting In his hair. If a hockey player
has any. is commented upon.
However, to return to tbe league doings, there will be plenty ot excite-
how It'feeV'tc- be'CplayingV,tm'��their iment for even though   they   cannot
own Ice before a sympathetic crowd '<������">��  all  the  fine arts of the game
Tomorrow    night   a large   skating . which the professional teams exhibit
party  is coming  over  from  Vancou-1 the  youngsters  mix  things  lit  great
ver In two special cars ln order   to style even against the second teams
test thc ice at the arena.
Thc band will be in attendance so
that what with the local crowd and
the  Vancouver contingent there will
be something doing  In the way    of
amusement.   The Arbutus street plant
baa  bean  working  to perfection  du*>
����� �������� fct-t""*** ��*��*�� and with ��pleh-
���did lea ��e s-wM.bt-.4a **xi*x* ..Vlu.
their element* at both afternoon and
evening sessions.
Just to emphasize the popularity of
the skating sessions lt might be mentioned that over a thouaand pert-ons
were on thc Ice on Saturday. Pretty
fair for a small town. Eh What ?
Quit. So.
The N. H. A. ha. uncovered a good
referee culled from the rank, of
newspaperdom. He I. Lou Marsh, tbe
well known sporting writer on the Toronto Star. CapL Le Sueur, of Ottawa,
states IjOU make, quite a capable official despite the fact he la a Journalist.
and what they will do to any ono of
the five other teams in the leaguw
cannot even be thought of at this
Tbe Circle F club from the Fraser-
Mills look like a dangerous body and
Doc Scott, their manager, foola con-
n-t.-nt that ��W will -win Uie t-nam-
picpniiip. , Ho-s/avs-r. the Moostj. Beavers, Sapporton. Burnaby and the'Y.
M. c. A. all apeak ln the same vein
so lt will be left to the fans to dope
out the winner, 'once the league gets
into action.
table, but a victory for Vancouver
would bring them very close together
again and for this reason it can be expected that both clubs will exert
themselves to the limit
Vancouver, by having a rest of a
week, will have one advantage, and
alao the fact that they will be playing I gloves, and thus save alt the expenses
putes. They call him crazy���and he
was���like a fox. The Sea appeals to
All differences can be arbitrated except those Involving "national honor,"
and In such cases wby not let presidents and kings fight it out with the
on their own ice will help some. How
ever, ln tbe hockey world the dopester
has a hard chance of eking out an
"���xistiuice and upsets can be expected
at aitjr game., Jimmy Gardner and
Kddie Oatman will handle the game.
By special request of Emmett Qulnn
ho flowers were forwarded to the laat
obsequies of the six man hockey In
the N.H.A. last week.
Since the Prince of Walea kicked
the winning goal ln a soccer match
the association game which ia the code
of the masse, tn the old country,
Jump, to the front as tbe .port of
prince, and It will probably coat more
than tbe humble six pence to get by
the gate ln the future.
Baseball contracts thla season are
long on training principle.. In addition to eschewing the flowing bowl,
novels of the Three Week., Isle of
Temptation and Cynthia In the Wilderness are choked off entirely.
To allow one guy to skate over hi.
mitt, one day and get a wallop on the
beak with a hockey stick the following night Is the experience of one
sport writer ln this city. Fine game
this hockey?   Oh, yes!
'Tls to be hoped at the coming hockey game against Vancouver that the
local tanB will not confuse the name
of SI Grlffls with the "Lizzie" of lacrosse fame.
About time for Bill Maiden to Issue
a challenge from the Columbian office against the News' outfit. Chief
Bradshaw is quite willing to back the
police ambulance up to the double
The Tecumsehs have canned that
fellow Oke. He didn't shape up like
senior timber.
Gunn of Toronto, has only scored
one goal. He must be using blank
Six thousand cold kopecs constitute
the season's salaries of four Ottawa
players. That represents 24,000 visitors to the quarter pen at the arena,
a life membership at the gold club
or two months board without wine at
the Chateau Laurier. And yet the By-
town aggregation have no chance for
the Stanley cup.
of navies and armies ? Suppose the
Geyser of Germany was peeved at
Uncle Sam, wouldn't a fistic encounter between Wilhelm and Woodrow
settle the matter as effectively as an
appeal to arms ? But then the
United States might work the recall
thing, and elect Luther McCarty president.   No, 1 fear lt won't do.
At the same time those who defend
war should bally well keep their
mouths shut about the brutality of
Chicago, Feb. 3.���Harry Wolverton,
manager ot the Sacramento club of
the Pacillc Coast league,' who wa.
here today, attempted to purchase
three recruit, from., lhe Chicago
American League Baseball club, and
Martin Berghammer, a ahortstop,
from the local National league team.
He said be needed an infielder, an outfielder and a pitcher.
The manager of the American
League club told Wolverton he would
do no "weeding out" until he had
Been all of his recruits In action next
While here Wolverton booked four
games for the training season.
The flrst division of the White Sox
will play In Sacramento March 12 and
13 and the second team March 18 and
From Log Angeles came word today
that Manager Johnny Evers, of the
Chicago National league team, is trying to Induce "Big Jefff Overall to return here the coming season. Overall
failed to report for d,itfy ln 1910, but
recently signified hi. Intention of
getting back in the game. He said,
however, he did not wish to play
with Chicago, although he still is the
property of that club.
Frank Chance says if he I. given a
chance he will take a chance on copping the American league pennant As
hie salary Is $26,000 the New York
club appears to be taking an expensive chance.
Victoria Will Play In Vancouver
Against Millionaires.
Tho two leader. In the Pacific Coaat
Hockey League, Vanoouver and Vic
torla. will clash on the Georgia street
ice, Vancouver, thi. evening in whal
should be a crucial game of the pre.-
ent season.
Victoria, are now at tbe top of the
Dutch Were Pioneers Of
Present Day Ice Skating
The Canadian athlete owes hia la-
���crosse to th. Indian, that ha. alwaya
been understood, and now th. ..ser-
tion I. made that it wa. the Dutch
who taught Canadian, how to skate.
Hockey la supposed to be the linoal
descendant of the "uhrley" gam., as
played in Ireland befor" Canada occupied the large place It doe. on the
map of the world, and tlie game I. accept! d as being peculiarly Canadian.
Hut the Dtucb wer. the pioneer
���skaters according to a writer In the
Toronto Mall and Empire. "The name
nf the inventor," he tmya, "I. lost- In
obscurity with tha name of the Inventor of the flret stove, but we know
that ae lur as modem time. ar. eon-
cernled, th. first manufacturer of
skates wa. a Dutchman, and th. tint
tknter wa. a Dutchman.
Holland Modal Copied.     '
"I'liHslng over tha day. wb.u every
ftknter waa the author of hi. own
-Fkatcs, we find that In the middle of
the seventeenth Century th. Dutch
had cornered most of the trade, aad
were admitted to be the beat manufacturers of skatea lo the known world.
The Holland model waa copied on all
hands, and the Canadian, who skated
then were dependent upon the Dutob
for their styles; ~'i>
Then, a. now, the blade of the (kate
-was composed of Iron or tf**\. It Wat
attached to the foot by mean, of a
wooden platform. A .kator .Imply
stood upon hi. .kate. and had It la.lv-
-ed upon hi. foot. It wu Mme Urn.
Bubeeouentl/ that the' .trap waa Invented, and tor many year, thereafter
the .kate was a curved blad. of eteel
with a wooden top, which wa. attach-
ed to the skater by mean, of strap..
A peculiarity of the early Dutch
-ekntes waff-jhe curve In front. It
have been deemed Immodest to end
tbe blade inVa point; mora probably
It wa. considered ,dang��rou��. In any
event the sltat. ended In a Whirl of
eteel, the skater being ot the opinion
that the curve prevented hits trom
.tubbing hi. toe or tripping on the
Am.rlcaa   Imptwt***.
"Thi. curva .hate with woodtm -fKr
<tlng. we. toe trtaadard tot many
years,and it fian due to W AfflOrKsan
thnt the next lm-***-o-ve-*-|sntf w to Add*.
This wa. B. thokt**ofa attfcvt to
the heel of the boot, which moat of
u. can remember.
The curve had dlaappeared from
tha toe of th. ikata by thi. time, but
the upper pari was of Wood. There
were hole.,' too, through which the
.trap, paased to attach the .kate to
the boot Inserted at right augle. to
the boot th. ��kat* entered easily. Bnt
when the toe wa. .trapped on It waa
Impossible for th. heel to .Up.
Thi. waa hailed aa a great invention, for the trouble with the .kate
���lipping from th. boot wu abolished
and the skater could b. reaaonably
.ure that hi. skate, and ht. boot.
would not part company In tbe courie
of the exercise.
For many ***** Ot* wooden akattV
with the -racket In the heel wu the
admired of all admiral*..
Special Skatl.* Bo*te.
"In England, before th. Introduction of the acme skat, that woald
clamp lU.lt upon any boot, the fash-
Ion of having apeclal .luting boot,
bad .risen.
On tb. F*n��. wb.r* skating and
eepeclftlly figure skating, wu very
Mpntar. and had tade-ed attracted the
atunvl-M of th. -toa-a-nton. of Burope,
tie habit of havta-T ���peclal boot, tor
���katlng. had arlau, > la this country
tb. Idea wu to ose th. ordinary boot,
wearing, u a rut., booth with thick
solw. '
It wu found that the gtotea attached tbettMlv*. aully. ln Bnglud.
howev.r, thinner sole..WW*e tbe st-fto,
and under the clamp IM sole, crum-
-      - ���*,-***. Hi
Some of   the   youngsters   at   th?
arena who have shown a tendency ot
late to pinch sundry pairs of skates
trom the butldln. will nn'
���yssini Ohio!   at  Polloo
Bkttle for Middleweight Crown Practically Arranged.
Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 3.���A fight
between Billy Pa-pke, claimant of the
world's middleweight championship,
and Mike Gibbons, of St. Paul, Is In
prospect for July I, either at Los
Angeles or San Francisco, it was said
here tonight.
Ernest Potts, of Minneapolis, who is
aald to have a contract with Papke
to arrange all ring contests for the
"Illinois Thunderbolt" on American
soil, received a letter from Papk* today signifying his willingness to
meet the St. Paul man at 158 pound,
on Independence Day.
Gibbons said tonight that he would
be ready to light Papke on tbe date
The attraction at the Opera house
on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
of this week will be the first exhibition here of the 1912 round-up, as is
shown In 6000 feet of excellent film..
All the thrills are there. The biggest
cowboy and cowgirl show ever held
in the country Is depicted ln true detail. So realistic are the picture.,
which were taken at Pendleton, that
they are followed with great interest,
it 1. said.
Especially is this true of those who
were so fortunate as to have beea
present at the round-up last September. From the openng day of the
round-up to the last act, everything
wa. "caught" by the picture man. Perfect weather condition, combined to
make the pictures more than usually
Some of the men and women champion, of other days, a. well aa those
aspiring to thetr trophies, canter in
and .bow in how many varieties of
way. they can .pin the cowboy*. Ian
lat. Horses and cattle are roped with
equal facility by one, two. or three
feet. Before they are out of the arena
a score or so of bucharoo. (the va-
queros ot California or Mexico) gallop madly ln for the cowboy race.
Spurs and chaps are on their lege,
heavy cowboy saddles, equipage only
to be found in tbe west are on the
horses. Perhaps some pony bucks
merrily, upsetting all preconceived
ideas of a race, and the line-up is disturbed time and time again. Eventually they're off, and the little mustangs cover their mile In magnificent
Many of the scenes, while very thrll
ling, are also of humor. The "bull-
dogging" of the cowboys is shown In
all its reckless daring as well as all
the other heroic and spectacular features throughout tbe hour and forty-
five minutes of the films, and the entire 5000 feet of reel is filled with intense excitement. There will be a
special school children's matinee.
has been circulated that this Company Is giving up ita Safety Deposit
Box business. This is false, as we are Increasing the number of
baxes for rent and have spared no expense in equipping the
Absolutely Bruglar and Fireproof Safe Deposit V.ult In New Westminster.   Rental. 2.50 per annum and up.
J. J. JONES, Managing Director.
���Ice Skating���
Two Sessions Daily
Afternoon Session: Children 15c, Adult* 25c.
Evenings: Everybody 40c.
Royal City Decorating Co.
Paper Hanging dur
Wall Paper, Burlaps and Paints.
Specialty. Work guaranteed.
Chag. Mannering     34 Begble street.
Phone 393.     Ed. Allcock.
Clabby Outpoint. Brown.
Milwaukee. Wis..    Feb.   Sv���Jimmy
Clabby, of Hammond, Ind., outpointed
George "Knockout" Brown, of Chicago,
here tonight   in a   10   round    bout.
Clabby used bis left to great advantage and had the Greek covering and
backing away  through most of    the
ths-m-solvesllsout.    A ���ootsj or*-Wot*, ot mutte U-.lt.
law   Itltator. ana-mln*-****"**** ��t tbe rut.-
t. ti. Mccormick
Phone 927.     Suit 19, B. C. E. R. Depot, New Westminster B. C.
Council Considering the Adoption ef
A.ph.ltum  for  Westminster
Road���W.nt Aid.
����-'PHONE 890
they Ann't quit the tame.   Que youoslal-le, -uteltHit lnt����n����on lor the
""Will*"   got away  with a  pair laat in* bill which   **-��eIore   the   taw
South Vancouver, Feb. 3���Following
the meeting In Victoria with the
minister of public works, Hon.
Thomas Taylor, the council of South
Vancouver ls taking up the matter pf
paving the Westmlnater road -wit!"*., an
aaphaltum mate-rial, after the easaa ..
1-"Banner .In  which   Burnaby .ta, 4��ta-".\l..
SS*  msHm,   ...   SU*.  tsfa-nnms, .   1
Lumber Lath and Shingles
Saturday morning and sold them to
one of hi. pals, who later rented
them out at fifteen cent, per hour to
another youth. The latter did the
Jack Rose stunt and squealed on hi.
partner, in crime with the result that
all the three were hustled out of the
building for that evening at least,
��� - ��
��� ANNALS. m
��� *
1899���Joe Walcott knocked out Jimmy
Ryan, Australian, In Mth round
1908-B.ttllng Nel*K>*. and Rudolph
Unholx, Boer, fought 10 round
n   draw at Lo. Angelei
1909 -Ab. Attell, fe.therwelght champion, defeated Eddie Kelly In
Mvtn round, at New Orleans.
1910-Jlmmy Clabby and Mike Sullivan fought 10 round draw at
lSll-WJJlle Lewi. d.fMted Billy B.r-
ger In six round, at Phtladel-
London, Fob. 3.���The game, tor the
third round of the English cup to be
played off on February 22 are:
Rotting vs. Blackburn Rover..
Liverrnv-I vs. Hull City or New-
castle United.
Bristol Rover, or Norwich City v..
Brighton or Everton,-
Old Han Athletic v.. M.ncheater
Bradford v.. Chelae.
Sunderland or Manchester City T..
i Aston Villa v.. Ory-rtal Palace.
Burnley v*. Middlesbrough.
..���*      :f *:;f'    ,* .
1911���Lao Houck outpointed Tom Mc-
M.hon In six round, at Philadelphia.
pled up. Thtirrtotw. "to* Bagls.* ae-
quired th. habit ot Odng .pecl.l .hating oopta.
The-latest phase ot .katlng follow,
tbe British enunple, abd hark, tack
to the time whan thorewaa no such
'nvat-tlon .. the sktitlng strap. The
modern -skate I. attached to the tool
by mean, af Mwwa. Th* .kate 4.
screwed into tta boot and the bodt
and tkat. air. attaebet.to th. foot at
the Mm. time.
England t*. ******* ttm****dbm n-ft
been ��o Inatirtant, Mi W. -J-u-vad bttde
i to tola
��� m
��� (By "Oravy.'') ���
��� ���
��� ���������������������������������'������-�� <��
"Boxing I. So Brutal**���Cut How
About W.rf.r.1-
Tkl. oblate apherold on which we
live T. a funny old dump, and. a. haa
been remarked before, toll ot a number of thing.. There I. William
Arthur Randolph BrUbane Hearst, tor
nstance, who I. all "hat up" about
the terrible brutality of boxing, and
who dem.nds tbat thi. feroolou. and
bloody .port be .bollshed.
But all the time toll antl-boxlng
campaign ha. been carrlod on In to.
column, of th. N.w York Chronic!.,
to* editor haa been -tomandtng to*
building of mor. IwttltwIdBsj, to. tor-
ttfloatlon ot to. Panama canal, and
giving publicity to -fwry Jingo nNdte-
tloa a. to to. Immia.no* ot a war between to. United State. ���*** J.pan.
Mr. Heai-ttsBrUban. Hnd. . sKmM.
of gi-aUBcation In too rwoat mttoM
In to. ���Wkww-Htnd yet bl. tends*
soul 1. Writ-lad at too thought ot two
athlete, engaged In a boxing match!
There bav. been brutal prise Bghti-
In the past. Sura. Bnt, a. ProhrssoT
Mike Donovan says, .peaking from
experience, the hard��--*t-fought taro-
knuckle contest 1. mere play compared with   war.   tn   pugilistic
men don't have their head.
Uielr entr.ll. ripped ont hy
, thttlr lag. or arm. mown
.11., and tfcotr mangled re-
Mt-..tt on ��� AM tor baa-
k at  And yet a tote* ot
out-, -m *opon bating sm\*mmm\*^'
f her. mi ono. �� RtmMn rtk*���
Paul, 1 think, sjto��tffc Mc mowtoor
may b$y* "*���i jt,J��*-a��difcvl**t*li,: **
.->-*Mttmg-*---who hdvoomtod per.onal
Wad. tody eomneta between monarch, a. a
method of Mttttng tottijriiatlonal  dl��
Bo��ton. Mutt.; Feb, 8.-Bobhy Mtv
Uan, ot Chicago, won two' national
'ndrior skating championships at th.
Boston arena tonight, He qualified
tor another wh.!ch"w,UI be decided tomorrow night,  The summary:
220 yard daah���McLcsn, flrat; R. L.
Wheeler, Montreal, second; A. t-
0��lck.y, Cleveland, tjilrd. Tine U 1-5
4-10 jtard dwh-McUan, flnrtfrW.
Gundsrson, Chicago., aecond; A. i.
Oalckey, Cleveland., third. Tim*. 41 1-5
secondi. wiii i!
Two mlle-r���Wnecfar, flrat; Oalckey,
-second; Jodeph Hoernlng, Cleveland,
third.   Time, tj. mlni-te*', 4. *���* *********
R.Im Prlc. at Milk.
Chicago, Feb. 3.--****** term**, ot
Illinois, Indiana, WMooo-rtn and Michigan her. to ��ttend to. milk -Jtottaeers'
convention detenelnOd. ,to lncraue th.
prlc. ot milk to bottUt*. and rtvtoHon
to $1.50 a hun^-at-M*., or^tors*
cent, a quart. X** wtalosml*> f*te*-of
milk to r*ta..*r. hts\, teen ItJM, t-5
per hundr^-welght'or �� (-�� **nte a
-atart.        .
Its -section of the highway.
This paving scheme haf created no
little comment during toe past few
month, owing to the tact that the
council of 1912 awarded the contract
to a creosote company, going against
the wishes of the government in -allowing a contract for wood block'par
Now that Bumaby has obtained ,��
promise trom the government that It
would stand half the expense, South
_,   -   Vancouver la beginning to see    tbe
or Sheffield error 0f it* way.   and   I. hastening j
with all possible speed to get in right i
aggm "."'th the Victoria authorities so
tost tooy will -p. .iB ****** to receive
aq appropriation toward. t��C co**  of |
the work ovoa though It might bo ano
poaalbty will be smaiwr than    that
secured by Burnaby.
It la understood that to. minister
ot publlo work. ha. approved of toe
scheme of South Vancouver and und*.
era are being called for a'daw of'
pavement which will meet the wt.be*
of toe government engineers. The
Canadian Mineral Rubber Company
ia after to. contract which, It -secured, will give them nearly nine mtles
cf road to pave thi. coming summer.
Including the Burnaby portion.
3,500 tons, 7,000 horse-power
Sailing Every Monday (12 Midnight)
,_- ior P\"i"*%c�� Rn"**-*ert. -.*&-.
ConH<nlM wltia Orena TmoU Peclnc ttaUwey tor petaU etwtt    trl
Prtafl. Rupert.
Connecting with S.S. "PRINCE   JOHN"   an   certain"' date,   ter
Stewart, Granby Bay, Massett and other Queen Charlotte Island point.
SATURDAYS  (12  Midnight)  for VICTORIA and SEATTLE.
S.S. "PRINCB ALBERT" for Prince Rupert and way porta, Srd, 13th
and 23rd of each month.
Through ticket, to all Eastern destination, and to Europe,
choice of rail "and ocean linea
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Phono Seymour 7iQ&
A. W. BL DUf RRflW, ����� A. *. p.
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tftrtret -M4aft.
The lawyer too* li. flmt.rw.rn-
t-ngly at to* wibMM^gnd mid'.  "How.
W* want to hear teg
not what' *o**x* *tfel stlW-'kstew.' or
what -ret. think or anything ot that
with emphasis, m
km and laid it a
know that Clay GreW
Tliompjon to)d hi.** that' -&*-**��-.
John Tnoitta.' wife teM, Sid eb.lord *
tal thsat h�� httaUnd wm thst* wm*��
the fight tuk pVwetwd.tlmt lie mM
that ihey sl*tng.��tv��h,. lotoor-aromi4;
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grow ua fisA.aot b. abt.i;M
tlgur. up taMtmn Mttrs. aiC
tatting a-t^^sTT vmti
Special Monday
and Tuesday
S*llg'. Wild Anl-s.l Cnntlon
In Two Parte.
.'Mo*t E.citlno Motion Plt-turM-
Bv*r Pr.duc-rd.
Thi. la the optalon ot nil
crltio. and writer,   who, bnt*e
wltotjned   an    exhibition    ot
Seng's lato��t and graateat wild
animal   mMt-trpietta,.   thli   I.
to* film that ha. nutted   all
plcturedom.      A-beolutely    tit*
mot-t'OR-OnUiralllng, vivid   and
tMclnating drama of It. kind
tb.t has ever been enacted before the camera.   Be. to* wild.
animal, .talking a baby girt ta
to. Mart of to* tengl**.   ���*���
to*  tmcJou.   boaat.    create
,n*y��c In to* wagon and bam
r'AwsSr'a live calf.   Two reel. *
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Ctaver notion and   wonder,
-.'fmrt'tall to ffte ���*&*.?*'
tlon of to* PHm World.
tr**. mat (Ma Mgr.
N. SIABDIlil��,
w. r. a. buckun,
Hr, Cedar and Spruce
Phone. No. 7 and ��77.
W. R. OILLEY, **x*m lit, ��. R. OILLtY, Pti.no Nl.
Ptutnm. Otttoi is ttud la,
Gilley Bros. Ltd.
We have a limited stock of COMOX COa^ih
which we can recommend for Steam and
Furnace use, which we will selltoi* cash only
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��� Apply Fraser hotel, Mrs. Wlthyman.
Stove,   Canada's   Pride   Malleable
Ranges $1.00 down. $1.00 per week.
Canada Range Co, Market square.
Ing machine, tubs, etc., two beds
with springs, mattresB, new sewing
machine, dinner set, crockery, miscellaneous articles, will be sold during nest three days. E. M. Fowler,
Westminster Mill, Lulu Island.
Leave car at Mercer Btreet, near
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on cleared lot on Alberta street,
Sapperton; $��50, $100 down, balance
$20 a month. Phone LOU, or call
at 1317 Eighth avenue. (580)
street. <B82)
house on lot 66x119, at Edmonds, or
wonld exchange for vacant property.
Apply Owner, J. Bone, Colonial Pool
Hall, or Box 797. (676)
pearls and emerald, either at opera
house or on car, liberal reward. Box
596, Newe Office. (596)
Three and four roomed suites with
bath, steam heat, $25 and $30 per
month unfurnished; one furnl.hed $35.
Bradley Apartments,
1218 Fifth Avenue. Phone 750.
TO RENT���FURNISHED Housekeeping rooms, hot and cold water.
Apply room 9, Knight* ot Pythias
hall, corner Eighth street and
Agnes street. (603)
Three rooms, pantry, closet, bath,
etc. Close to Central aehool. Enquire at 224 Seventh street.     (602)
suit, ground floor ;bath, -shone, etc.,
at 224 Seventh street. (601)
keeplug roon-jL   1020 Third avenue.
-rait, ground floor; bath, phone,
etc, at 224 Seventh street.      (540)
Three roams, pantry, closet, bath,
etc. Close to Central school. Enquire at 224 Seventh atreet.    (525)
keeping rooms, hot and cold water.
Apply room 9, Knight, of Pythias
hall, corner Eighth atreet and Agnes
street. (398)
small rooms over the New* office.
Suitable for club or light manufac
turlng purposes. Will lease for twr
or three year term, singly or en bloc
Apply to M.nager the New..
���teller and buyer together.
Applications for the position cf
Engineer will be received at the Secretary's Office not later than noon on
Thursday, February 6th. The applicant must be competent to exercise
general supervision over the school
heating and ventilating plants ana
general care of buildings and be able
to make repairs on same. Applicant
must possess at least a third class
B. C. certificate and must state age
and send testimonials showing previous experience. Salary $110 per
Secretary  Board of School Trustees,
New Westminster, B.C.      (593)
Who��e   Exploit.    Recall    Record    of
Famous   "Kopenlck"���28   Year.
of Crime.
Curtis Block, New Westminster, B.C.
Telephone 295. P. O. Box 777.
Paris. Ileh. 3.���A most extraordinary
and amusing story of thc long and
succeasful career of an arch-swindler
ia told In the newspapers today. It begin, by relating how a Jeweller received a letter asking him to semi a
selection of gold chronometers to a
certain cate for the approval of a
German firm .anxious to have half a
do-sen extra choice specimens of
French skilL
A confidential .clerk was accordingly
entreated wit*..- twenty watchea,
which he submitted to the pretended
customers, who, however, after choosing six, wanted to know how much tt
would coat to Have Initials and a
count's crown engraved on the cases.
They begged the employee to telephone to his principal, and whilst the
clerk waa shut up 1. the telephone-
box the client, departed with all the
Tbe police having been put on the
track, with the strange eighth sense
tbey seem to possess tbey arrested the
same evening a man four feet in
height, known as "Cigar Stump," who
quickly denounced bis accomplice,
Ing under the aliases of "Count of Ker-
sant," Robert de Crecy," and other
aristocratic titles, but familiarly dubbed "The Captain." "If you can catch
htm you will have done a famous day's
work," said "Cigar Stump."
Got Him Neatly.
Though they had never seen the
man before tbe sleuth-hounds of the
law went questing over the boule-
vardc 'ill they saw a man sitting at a
tnlil'i in a cafe.
As he looked very like the description given an officer approached him
and whispered ln his ear, "You are
Pierre Michel, 'the Captain.' You had
better come along quietly." The
"count," however, blustered, talking
very big as to how the detective
would have to pay for his mistake, but
nevertheless he waB compelled to go
to the station, where he continued hie
protestations until he waB told that hie
friend "Cigar Stump" was in the next
room ready to Identify him.
"Ah, well, then; I am done," said
"the Captain," and, In the best of tempers, he confessed his peccadilloes,
saying: "You can never guess the
number of swindles I have committed.
1 am now 48, but since the age of 20 1
have never bought a suit of clothes or
a hat. All my thefts have been committed under different names, with
different identity papers.
Nothing Is simpler than to buy in a
military bookshop for 2 l-2d. a military 'livret.' and fill in any name.
When at Nice, where I made few
coups, I bought half a dozen  'march
Former  Member   of   City'.   Council
Urges Canada to Protect Mutual
Trads    Route.
Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 3.���The progreBB
of the Borden naval proposals is being watched with keen Interest In the
motherland. This Is evident from letters which have recently been receiv
ed from that quarter by members of
the government. The letters vary, of
course, with the writers, some eoit-
mewMng, -some criticising, but all deeply interested.
Louie De Ritter. who was formerly
a me-riber of the Bristol council and
docks committee, shows hi. partlru
lar interest ln the Hrlnlol channel by
euggeBtltvg that the Canadian ships be
placed there.
He point* out that the lack of protection in this part of Great Britain
tempted Napoleon in 1806, when his
grandfather was the leader of au expedition to make a diversion in that
The grandson holds that no better
protection could be given to Britain's
food supply than by such a move, and
that, ln doing It. Canada would also
protect her own best trade route.
Famous  Engineer  Was  Solicitor for
Nearly Quarter Century���Pillar
of Methodism.
Burned, Strangled and Drowned Various Victims���Hid In Prussia for
Nine Years.
Applications for the position of
Municipal School Inspector will be received  at  the Secretary's Office not  ..... .  	
later than Thursday,    February 13th.  ing orders' at 1 l-2d. each, filled in the
The applicant must state age and edu-lname on my 'livret,' and travelled  at
caUonat  (-.uaUftcaUoi-a  and  must    en- \ quarter rates."
..^n- ���.h fcll���. ,,_ ...    .���,, .���,. i<"������ teatlmontala showing experience.!     MlcheVa speciality waa   to vli-.timl/..
*^S8��i*��,-J--     .*��.-. T-���-     "i  .V?l\ U AVOttY WHITE. \private hotels and    boarding    house*.
esvete ijBxt.U.  two  bouse,   one  tour \ secretary   Board  ot  School Trustees,! where he would Introduce himself ln
room*, one eight, rooms-, aeml-mod-
' ern.    14000 on terms.   Thla is one 1
ot the biggest snaps In the city.
$2800 buys six roomed house In
West End. l,ot 50x150; all cleared.
Oue-quarter cash.   Terms.    No. 75.
SI250 buy-> *"���"--������' "" plastered
house, large cleared lot In Hast
Burnaby, on Eleventh avenue. $350
cash. $20 per month. Renting $10
per month.   No. 37.
$4000 buys good eight roomed
house near Sixth street ear lln.
and Fourth avenue; excellent condition.   Terms to suit.   No. 72.
$10,000 ��nd $9000 respectively
will buy two of the choicest modern houses on Third avenue. Fine
lot. and generous terms. \ No. 86
aod No. 78.
New Westminster, B.C.
Applications for the position of
Janitor at the l>ord Lister School will
be received at tho Secretary's Office
not later than noon on Thursday.
February 13th. Applicant must state
agu and salary required and must
send testimonials.
Secretary Board of School Trustees,
New Westminster, B.C.     (5D2)
Fire, Accident, Plate Glass, Automobile, Burglary, Employer's
Liability Insurance.
P.O. Box 34 Dally News Bldg.
of all kinds.
Trices right.   Satisfaction guaranteed
59 McKenzle St.
l'ur   Hxonl-s-ioe   In    Hltavln-r,    Ilalrc.iiltlns
on. .trmmpfMiInt- Hive the
35  Eighth St.    David  Boyle,  Prop.
a trial.   Four skllind workim-n.    Our ��,*������
tew  of   tr-iuln-f   lite  scalp  fer   dandruff
and falltns hair cannot bo improved upon
Try It.
Knor Mum-urine a speciality.
Employment Agency
Prompt attention given to orders.
607 Front St., New Westminster, B.C.
King's Hotel Pool Room
Beat Pool Tables In the city. Fine
line of Cigars and Tobacco. Sporting
events bulletined.
A. O. BEATON, Proprietor.
Well Built Modern
5-Roomed Bungalow
Just off Sixth Street car line, with
hot water heat. $3150.00; $1000.00
-cash, balance to arrange.
Coldleutt Block, Fourth Avenu.
rt-iot-is TIB. East Burnaby, B.C.
Re Lot. 4, 5, 7 (except the south
westerly 32 feet by 54 "4 foet of said
lot 7) ot portion of lots 1. 2 and G
and a portion of 20 feet by 106 feet
marked "Lane," of Lot 5. Illock 34.
Map 804, In the City of New West
Whereas proof ot the loss of Certlfl
cate of Title Number 12868 F, Issued
In the name of Robert Lennle, has
been filed ln this office.
Notice is hereby given that l shall,
at the expiration of one month from
the date of the llrst publication hereof
in a daily newspaper published In the
City of New Westminster, Ibsiib a
duplicate of tho said Certificate, un
less in the meantime valid objection
be made to me ln writing.
District Registrar of Titles
Lard Registry Offtce.
New   Westminster,   D.C.,   January
3, 110$. (407)
1591) \ the uniform ot a captain of Colonial
Infantry, saying he had arrived from
the Riviera, and that his luggage war
following on next Sunday When Sunday came he Insisted on the proprle-
for, accompanying him to the Btatlon.
and set him down before the buffet or
pretence of going to get hia boxes.
Then, in a Bwltt motor car he   returned to the hotel, saying there was a
quantity of opium ln the trunks, and
that he had not enough money to pay
tho duty, on which account the   proprietor had authorized htm to be given
��20.   Rushing back to the station he
played the same trick on the proprietor, and, telling him to wait a moment
whilst he paid the duty and took his
receipts, disappeared forever from his
ken.   He successfully played this hoax
for the last time only a week ago, a��nd
the police were searching for him on
that count.
Altogether there are fifty complaints
against Michel deposited at the tribunal of the Seine, and thirty more at
Nice. The total amount of his known
swindles Ib variously estimated at between ��6000 and ��10,000. Thc
"fence" who habitually received the
produce of the thefts haB alao been arrested ln the act of making clandestine bets at the races, but no traces
have as yet been found of the missing
.1 j.
for Ladies and Men
46  Lorne  Street,  Naw We.tmln.tM-,
it a mr ladies'
J) 1.1J tailored
T " * " *f ��� SUITS
Ladles' and   Cents' Suits  dyed
Overcoats Cleaned and Pressed
New Velvet Collar 75a
We do repair, at a small additional charge.
$45 Columbia St.     Phene R27��
Melbourne Pastor Plays Havoc With
Gang of Toughs.
Sydney. Feb. 3--The Rev. John Hoe
king, Congregational minister, who
does a great deal of work in the slum
quarters of Melbourne, has given a
lesson to a gang of roughs who visited
hiB church t;y way of a Sunday evening puBtlme and Interrupted tlie service by whistling and making offensive remarks. Earlier they had broken the windows.
Mr. Hosktng left his pulpit, took off
hla Burpllce, and, walking up to the
ringleader, an athletic lad of 19
dealt him a heavy blow on the Jaw.
The Interrupter went down and hit
followers were bo astonished that they
were easily ejected.
"ThlB may seem a strange way to
conduct a church," Bald Mr. Husking
afterwards, "but what can a man do."
Must the neighborhood be deprived of
these services because some 20 hooligans choose to try to break them up?
1 have to be a detective and a pugilist as well as a preacher."
Paintings Hidden for Centuries In An
Italian Church Restored.-
Rome, Keb. 8.--The removal nf the
whitewash from the ceiling of tho sacristy of the church of San Uirenzo
revealed four tend! or Donatello from
1438 to 1444 of the four evangelists
and the miracles of St. John. They
have been highly colored.
The firBt represents St. John restor
Ing Druslann to life. Traces were
found of a blue sky laid over a preparation of permanent red. All tho
architectural details appear to have
been colored a bright brick red.
The figures, with the exception of
Druslann, who ls ln the act of rising
from a Utter which is draped In black
are all white with    a golden
above the head of St. John,
Berlin, Feb. 3.���ln the strongest ceil
ot the Jail at Frankfort-on-Order, with
his leg cha ned to an Iron ring in the
stone floor, sits a murderer for whose
arrests rewards have been offered at
vr-ious times in Uie last few years
aggregating 12,000 marks ($3000). He
was charged first with three murders.
It was soon learned that he was responsible for at least two, and probably four more. The evidence now
accumulating appears likely to add
two, and perhaps more, to his account.
Nor is it at all certain that this numbers  represents  all.
The mail came last October to Ort-
wig, a village near Frankfort, and entered the employ or a prosperous farmer. A few nights ago some belated
persons saw a farm wagon being rur-
iously driven through the town. It
was discovered soon after that a stack
of straw In a field was afire. After
this was distinguished the bodies of
a man and woman were found In the
embers. These were socn Identified
as the bodies of the tanner and his
*-s.ranales -Three.
The farmhouse waa, found apparently deserted, but two daughters.
Aged 12 and 15, were eventually found
locked in a wurdrobe of their bed
room. Further search disclosed th��
body of a maidservant In a stall. All
three victims had been strangled.
Suspicion tell on the hired man
who was known only as Ileinric, and
he was arrested two days later in a
neighboring village. At the flrat hearing he strongly denied having any
thing to do with the murders. He was
being led to the lockup tor the night
when someone In the crowd caught
a glimpse of his peculiarly crippled
left hand and cried out, "That's Star-
With the aid of the finger print records the officers establshed that he
was Augustus Star-nickel, who wai
convlted of murdering a miller and his
family In Slleala ln May, 1905, but cs
caped from the officer In charge.
Following the trail back, the detec
tlvcs believe that they have reason
for saying that Starnlckel, who has
confessed to the triple murder at Ort
wig, ls likewise responsible for three
murders In Silesia two years ago and
also for a double murder In a town
near Frankfort last year. He ls likewise accused of killing a gendarme
some years ago by pushing him Into
the canal.
Has Bad Record.
The murderer, who is now 47 years
old, has a bad record as a young man.
Hc ls big and powerful, but a quiet
man, with no Indication In his features of his real character. He ha:i
almost a mania for keeping and caring  for  pigeons.
The horror caused by his deeds mingle with wonder at his nb'llty to elude
capture for bo long, despite his marked and easily described physical characteristics and In the face of the lnrge
rewards and the official restriction*
upon personal liberty and movements.
In Prussia, even when moving from
one house Into an adjoining one, three
forms must be made out for the police
giving the age, birthplace, religion
calling and other details of not onlv
ihe head of the family, but also of
every member and of servants. Morn
over Prussian officials are afflicted
with almost a mania for requiring
everybody to "legitimate himself," as
they term lt, on the allghtest occasion.
That Starnlckel should have apent
nine years In Prusala without any
papirB Is a fact that has aroused
much comment The most plausible
,-xplanation appears to be the great
and growing scarcity of farm labor,
which makes any laborer welcome on
any farm and no questions asked.
To Gather Customers to Tables���Police work Under Many Restriction.���Recent Raid*.
Ottawa, Feb. 3.~Sir Robert Perks,
who would like Lo have the privilege
cf constructing the Georgian Bay Can
al tor a private British syndicate, or
even of building lt for the Canadian
government, Ib regarded as one ot the
stalwarts cf Wesleyan Methodism ln
Great Britain.
The Inception of the Twentieth Cen
tury Million Guineas scheme was due
to him, "and he has ever been ready
to lend financial and personal aid to
his co-rellglonlsls.
Though Sir Robert Perks Is known
as a great contractor and engineer, be
waa for twenty-four years a solicitor
In partnership with the late' Lord
Wolverhampton. His legal practice
was largely connected with parliamentary bills, and his success ln this direction was due to a chance idea.
It occurred to him that the Conway
bridge should be free from Irritating
tolls in the Interest of the public. His
efforts In this direction attracted the
attention of men who had hills to promote, and he was soon overwhelmned
with work.
Despite bis success In the legal profession, he run id time to take an Interest In engineering, and has been a
member of more thau one big firm of
lie was Interested In the Barry
Docks, the Preston Docks, Buenos
Ayres Harbor Works and other big
undertakings. Sir Robert PerkB Ib an
advocate of a railway tunnel under
the channel, and does not believe thai
any military danger would arise.
Paris, Feb. 3.���The French explorer.
Count de Perlngy, who bas done so
much toward clearing up the history
of ancient America, left for Gotta
Rica today at the Invitation of the
government to study the prehlBtorlc
ruins of that country.
Count de Perlngy, while traveling In
Central America ln 1905-06, discovered
the rnlns Of Nacun, the capital of
Maya, an empire which flourished tour
centuries previous to the Aztecs.
The French Government has also
charged the Count to organize a
halo | branch of tbe Franco-American commute..
London, Feb. 3.���The Belgravla
gambling raid looks like putting the
stop to the mania for playing chemin
de fer, that has spread with such extraordinary rapidity ln London in the
laBt few months, as the police have become exceedingly active with a view-
to IU suppression.
That gaming Is more prevalent than
for many years past ls fully recognized
by Scotland Yard, but the difficulties
which confront the police are so
great that It Is extremely hurd, with
their present limited powers, to take
effective action.
It la not -s-aouKh to make a raid on
a house and catch persons in the art
ot playing cards; the. police must
prove absolutely that the place Is a
gaming houce, and to do so it must
be Ehown that the owner is deriving
advantages from the gaming.
Not Help Police.
As a rule, those engaged in the game
will not help the polce, while thc
principal endeavors to show that he le
a bona fide householder and that the
visitors are all friends, as in some respects they are.
It is no crime for a man to have a
card party In his own house, hence
tbere are obvious pit rails for the policeman who acts impetuously.
Under the gaming acts the keeper
of a gaming house may be sent to
prison, but lt ls usual simply to Impose a fine and to bind over the persons found frequenting the place not
to repeat tbe offence.
Many Adventurers-
While there are a largo sprinkling
of Continental aventurers in most of
the reBorts which have been recently
under supervision those present frequently include well known politicians and city men, In particular men
well known on the turf.
One house ln the vicinity of Gros-
venor place has witnessed so many
fashonnble assemblages for chemin de
fer that the tenants have acquired a
local reputation for the lavlshness of
their entertaining.
The charming hostess Is popularly
supposed to be "rolling In money" to
such an extent that Bhe thinks nothing
of giving three receptions and balls
In a week.
Gathers In Clients.
How does the gaming house keeper find bis clients? This problem
used to puzzle many, but the answer
Is that a profitable business can afford
a few "commercial travellers."
One night recently the fame of thc
house described was being spread
among the guests at a bait at a leading hotel.
Another plan adopted by one enterprising game house was to distribute
a large number of expensive tickets
for a recent exent, and the recipients
wero Invited to partake of supper at
the gaining house afterward.
Tho afternoon sitting at these gambling house. I. generally largely attended by women.
But Trouble >. Expected Before Khaki
Wins Out as Infantryman'.
London, Feb. 3.���Thc red coat of
the British Infantrymen, which for
hundreds of yeara has been one of th*!
moBt striking features among the uniforms cf the armleB of the world, ls
to disappear and soon the world will
know no more "tbe thin red line of
According to welf authunticated reports the secretary of war will disclose In his army estimate, as one ot
the principal measures of economy,
a proposal to abolish the famous scarlet full dress uniform or all tne Infantry of the Un*'. The kharkl Bervlce
dress Is to be the uniform ot the fu
That prospect, partcularly for the
recruiting sergeant and the nursemaid
in the park, ls not at all pleasant, but
aa an economic departure, the scheme
has much to recommend lt. If the
proposal finally comes before parliament It Is sure torn eel with strenuous'
opposition from those who regard tbe
bright attractive tunics as an important stimulus to recruiting and also
from those who merely consider the
-army as something more ornamental
than necessary.
A wordy parliamentary war between
sentimentality and utilitarianism ls
therefore promised.
The sentimental feeling of English
people for the historic uniforms of
their soldiers has only been recently
displayed in the opposition aroused
against discarding the kilts ot the
Highland troops.
When this proposition was put forward there was a general protest, not
only from the Highland regiments, but
from the whole country. It resulted
in the kilt being retained, and It Is
hardly possible that the red coat will
be discarded without a struggle.
For a moment, it Is not suggested
that the dashing guardsman shall have
the beauty of his apparel Interfered
with. Neither Is there any proposal
made to strip the cavalry, Royal Ar-
tillera, or Royal Engineers of their
resplendent trappings, although this
probably would follow as a matter of
Paris, Feb. 8.���A well-dressed man
of about 40 years approached an employee at one of the Seine steamboat
stations, and In French with an English accent asked him to hold his overcoat.
The employee did so, and the stranger remarked, "You are extremely obliging, sir, and I am very grateful. I
will now bid you good-bye forever."
Thereupon he Jumped Into the Seine
n.nd was drowned. Ills body has not
yet been recovered nor bis Identity
been established.
Tho waterproof overcoat was la-
helled "W. P. and Co.," and In on<- of
the nonketa was a handkerchief marked "L."
Late German   Foreign   Mlnlstrr  Was
Called "The Dumpling."
Berlin. Feb. 3.���Herr von Kldorlen-
Waejjhter, the late German foreign
mlnUter, known on account of his rotund figure as "The Dumpling," was a
boon to cortooniBtB all his life. So
much was this the case that In 1894,
tired of the attacks In the paper, he
fought a duel with the editor of Klad-
deradutsch, whom he left on the Held
of honor with a bullet wound In the
right shoulder.
In France "ridicule kills." In Germany -apparently It docs not, tor the
man whose gaudy waistcoat and blunt
oratory caused him to be laughed
down ln tbe Reichstag only tour years
ago lived to be the recognized leader
of Germany's Blsmarcklan world pol
Herr von Klderlen-Waechter, when
he sat down amid the roars of laughter of the House In November, 190*1.
after endeavoring to defend the German foreign office against charges of
inefficiency was probably the only
man who knew lie would get over the
reception. Everyone else considered
his career endc d.
He was a thick-set, unsentlmentil
business man, prompt and rapid and a
tremendous worker, with not a scrap
of Imagination ln him. An epicure after the fashion of the legendary baron, of the Rhine, he practiced a Gargantuan hoi-.pit.-ility. He delighted in
presiding over his own beer cask, cou
sumed Immense quantities of oysters
and smoked Havana cigars of prodigious size. With such tastes, it ls
small wonder that he preferred to remain a bachelor.
Bj Ha-Dre-Co \**M**i TiM*
We are conlini-ally hearing fro*.
grateful people vh�� hsve had cxperi-
auces like that of Mis. Alice 1!. Cooper,
of Niagara Palls, Oat., who write.:
"I wish to cxpreae say gratitude to
you for the licncflt I rt-eeivM from your
most wonderful Dyii.sssjia Tablets.
Ha'-ing taken stlitr Meilclac-s without
having rt'ct'ivetl the stiglitest -relief, I
heard of yonr Na-Bin-C. Dyaptpsla
Tablet. ur cl thoos-ht I weuld give them
a trial. I have been completely eared
of dyspepsia. I will he ealy too pleased
to advise any one t rambled with dyspepsia
ta -rive thrtn a fair trial."
Na-Dru-Co Dy spepaia Tablets aet only
Slve the immediate relief frmn keart-
nrn, flatuli-nrr, acidity of the stomach
and biliournn i, whkli iss. much a-etded,
bnt If taken regulariy far a few days or
week, they completely cure tke meet
ar-iravaled case. *t sta-math treaMe.
When for 50c. you caa get a ken Iron-
y.ur druggist, why go an suffering*
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(J.S.A., and Mexico City. A general
banking business transacted. Letters
of Credit Issued, available with correspondents ln all parts of the world.
Savings Bank Department���Deposlta
received ln sums of Jl snd upward
and Interest allowed at 3 per cent, per
annum (present rale).
Total Assets over $186,000,000.00.
O. D. BRYMNER. Manager.
B.C. Coast Service
Letvree Vancouver fer Victoria 10 a. m.,.
> .. ra. aad 11 :4S.
Leaves Vancouver for Seattle 10 a. nu
aa. 11 p. in.
Leave* Vancouver tor Nanalmo S p. m.
Lrayee ���anoouv��r for Prince Rupert.
aa. MoTthern Points IS p. di. WednM-s-
Leavea Vanoouver every Wednesday at
is ��. sa
Chilliwack Service
Leaves Westminster I a. m. Monday,
w-xlae-idttjr and Krfday.
Leavea Chllllwaek   1   a.  m.   Tuesday.
Thureday and Saturdas-*.
ED. OOULBT. A-tent. Now Weatmlnater.
H. W. BKOniH, a. P. A.. Vancouver.
16,850 Ton. Reglater
34,800 Tona Dleplacement
16360 Ten. Reglater.
34,000 Ton. Diaplacement.
These new palatial liners will leav*
Southampton on April 1st and   May
27th respectively  tor  Vancouver  via
the Sues Canal, calling at  Gibraltar,
Monaco or Vllle Franche, Port   Said,
Colombi .    3ingapora,    Hong     Kong,
Shanghai,  Majl Nagasaki, Kobe   and
Around the World Tickets From Van-
,     couver, $639.10.
Choice ot Atluntlc stuamshlps from SL
Jokn, Montreal, Quebec. Halifax, i'orl-
land, Boston or Now York.
Passengera will have the opportunity et taking many side trips during
the Bmpresae.' stay at the principal
portsT"' Time of voyage from Soutn-
arapton to Vanoouver about two
months. Full p: t-tlcul'-r.;, rates, etc.,
on applicat'on tc
��-_*���.       .,     ��***> Ws>e.m,nst��r
Or H   W.   Brodle, G PA .  V.ncouvsr
Sole agent for
Hire's Root Beer
Mineral Waters,   Aerated Wa.e.i*
Manufactyred by
t***9***m *> Us. Ottle*: Princes St
Transfer Co.
Offlc Phope ISS.     Barn Phone 137
B-tgM. Strs-M.
Baggage DeHvt��resl Promptly to
**r part of tha city.
Light and Heavy Hauling
D. McAulay
Tel. 724.       Cor. Sixth and Columbia,
who do -tot recalr��  Th. New. before
I a.m. ahou: a
.nd stake complaint. Onl* hi thi. way
mar ��n eCicltmt   delivery   tie   math.
Death of A.sa..ln.
Trenton, N. J., Feb, 3.���James J.
Gallagher, the man who shot Mayor
Oaynor, of New York, nearly two ago
at Hoboken, N. 1., died today at the
New Jersey State Hospital for the Insane In this city. Death was due to
Pursuant to Section T, of the British Columbia Railway Act, 1111, notloe 1. hei-oby given tbat there has
bee. deposited with the Registrar tn
Mew Westminster, plan, prcs'e npd
book ot Referonce of the location of
he Canadian Norther. Pacific lull-
way, mileage 5 to ir>, Lulu Island, approved by the Minister of Railways of
British Columbia. (469)
Chief Engineer.
Billiards and Pool
Biggest and best lln. of Pipes,
Cigar, and Smoking requisites.
Wholesale and retail.
J. L. Duncan* Ltd.
600 Columbia St
Second Hand Store
Buy and sell new .nd   second   hantf
���foode of all klnda.   Tools especially.
*�� Mclnao. Street. Phono ISOtr
701   Front 8tre.t,  N.w Weatmlnater. .flMea
h CO.
wessner turned ana ibuiunir-a: "\\ nnt
yoo following me for* Wbnt ar. yoo
igolng to do wltb melf"
Freckle, railed Ib. Umbsrlost to wit-
.ns-ss. "How's ths! for lb. IngrnUtud.
���ol . ti-sBstr Aod tp. troubling ms-wlf
no show blm off m. terrtiory wltb lb.
tionor. of w.rl"
Then ht cbanged bl. too* completely
ond added: "Belike It', tbt*. Freddy.
You ue. tb. boss mlgbt com. riding
down tbl. trail any minute, and tb.
little mar.', so wbredlesoroe thst tf
���bed com. on to you In your prlslnl
elate all of a aoddeo sbe'd slop tbai
abort sba'd send Mr. UcLcan out over
tbe ear. of her. No disparagement In
tlnded to tb. alnse Of lb. ware," Us
added bastlly.
Wessner belched a fearful oath, and
Freckle, laughed merrily.
''Tbat'. . aampl. ot tb. thanks .
generous act', alwny. for getting," b.
continued. "Here's me neglectln' me
work to eschort yon oot proper, end
you saying such nwful words. Freddy." ba demanded sternly, "do you
wiiat me to sonp out your mouth'/
You don't seem to be realizing IL but
If you was to buck Into Mr. Mcl.enn
By tbe time McLean canm again.
leBdlng Nt-llle and holding freckle, on
Her liin-k. Mis Duncan was ready for
nuklness. Wie una tile-boss mid h'raes-
les in n ii'HUKIi una p-iured on Lot wu
let until lie si-uirim-a. Tliey souked.
rulihed mid Ri'iiiirftI blm. '1 lien ihey
lei the hut wmer otT mill iliist-d his
pores with eoltt Lastly tliey strvti-hed
him on tne Hoot nnd chafed, rubbed
nnd knetided dim until he cried nut
for mercy. As tl.ey rolled hlin Into
bed tils eyes dropped shut, bin a little
later tbey flared open.
"Mr. Mi-Leiin." he crleil. "tne tree
Ob. do be Itx-kln** Hhei the treel"
McLean bent ovei hlin. "Willed tree.
"I don't know csnet. sir, but It', nn
Ihe east line, nnd tbe wire is (listened
In IL Be brugged thst you nulled it
yourself, sir.    inull know It by the
That Settled Hope, of Stuarts to Regain Throne of Britain���lobelia
Toronto;, Feb. 3.���Miss Isabella Macdonald,   whose   death  occurred  last
week in, bar 98th year, had- the unique
distinction, of being, in a seose, a living link with the battle ot Cnlloden,
fought la 1746, just 177 mra ago.
Mlsa Macdonald,    wbo    was    well
bark  having jar-en  laid o|ien lo the knQW-i m members of Scottish socle-
grain somewhere low down, and It wu.
follO he offered me���to ba-aelllng yun
FrffklMs' head rolled over and bis
eves dropperl Mint McLean", mind
traveled bark, to lb. night almost .
year before when he had engaged
Freckles*. ��� atraiiger.
McLean bent, ruverlng th. hnrt arm
wltb on. band snd laying the otber
wltb a caress on ihe hoy', forehead.
Freckle* stirred at tils touch and twit,
trred a. softly as th. .wallow, under
tbe eaves.
"It you're coming thi* war-tomnr-,
row-be rd-sass-d to utep ov*r-.nd we'll
repute the���chorus softly,
"Bless the gritty derll,"
tlea ln Toronto, bad, aa a child In
Scotland, an opportunity of conversing with the widow, almost 100 year,
old. ot one of Ilonnle Prince Charlie',
follower., who lost bla Ute tn the conflict which destroyed the last hopes
ot the Stuarts.
Miss Macdonald came of. a distinguished highland Scotch family, and
waa born at Obracban, IverneBs, and
came to Ontario early ln life. She
was a daughter ot tbe late Hugh Macdonald, and granddaughter of Evan
Macdonald, upon whose farm a good
portion ot the city ot Ouelph is built.
Her brothers, John and Alexander
Macdonald, were legal practioneers bj
Toronto ln the 50's and 60'b.      She
growled Mc- ' spoke Gaelic, her mother tongue, flu>
j ently, and had many memories ot the
Then he went ont rind told Mrs. Duncan to keep close wuirb.un Freckles
She was beloved by a large circle
of relatives and friends and waB u
and send Duncan to him nt III* swsmp ,-������ tvpe of tbe Highland Scotch lady,
tbe minute he on me home. Following
Ihe trail down lu Ibe Hue nnd bark to
lhe Heme ot Ibe light, tbe boss entered
Freckles' study sofll-r, ns If his spirit
sleeping there might De roused, unit
���mr.ed nlinnt with astonished eyes.
How had Ihe boy conceited Itt What
a pit-tore ne hnd wrought In living col
She lived In Toronto��for many years
attending Knox Church while it stood
on West Queen street, where part of
the R. Simpson's store is located. She
was a first cousin of the late Hon.
Donald .".'cDonald, senator, Toronto.
For some years past she had made
her home In Guelph with J. Innes Mc-
... ���.     , _   ,,,._ .... .      .    . ���  , .. 'Intosh, who ls married to one of her
In your prlslnt rt.t. without m. there ' ors!   lie hnd ibe li-art ut a painter; jjJJJJJj
to eipluln matter, the chunce Is he'd | he hnd Ihe soul of a poet.   The boss !
stepped carefully over the velvet carpel and tout-bed the walls ot crisp verdure with gentle lingers. He stood
lung beside Ibe llnwei bed end gated
st the banked wall of bright flowers a.
If tie could oevet leave uff.
cut tbe liver out of you. and I shouldn't
think you'd be wanting sued . Hue gin
tleui.n ns him to see that It', white."
Wessner  grew   ghastly   under   his
grime und broke Into a .taggertng run.
Freckle, twirled tb. baton and stood
like a aoldler at "atteuUon" until
Wessner left tbe clearing, but tt was
tbe last scene of thut performance.
Wben tbe boy turned tbere ws. a I
deulhly Illnes* In bis tare, and bis legs :
wavered like reeds beneath bis weight
He .tsggered twek  to tb. ���������� J""* j |^-J   from tbem ���. .topped *odden
opening IL h. took out . piece of cloth, j -   H# ^ ***%�� *** dwr of ,D(.
i r.tbedrsl.   Tbat wblcb Freckles had
For Five Years���He and   His  Second
Wife Grossly Ill-treated Unfac-
tun-ate Child.
I.ondon, Feb. 3.���Insurance- under
writers estimate that tbey bave already lost approximately $10,000,000
on account of the storms which have
swept over the North Atlantic around
the coast ot the British Isles since
Tbls sum must be paid out by companies   within   the  next   few   weeks.
He dipped It Into tb. w.ter .nd. alt
ting on a bench, h. wiped tbe blood
and grime from bl. fare, while his
brentb   nuked   between  bl.  clinched
teeth    He  wa. .hireling  wltb pain
��� nd  excitement  tn  .pit.  ot  himself
He unbuttoned the bind of bl. right |
sleeve, end.  mnilng it bark, exposed
the blue Hoed, calloused whiteness ot j
bis mslmed arm. now vividly streaked I
wllb contusions, while In a aerie* of j
circular dots the blood oosed slowly
UK HE bad Freckle, ever found
and bow had be trnnspiaun-d
.ucb f-rasV^A, McUnnn^rnisd Incept -'or"*5>o7oo7oVt In one"ntgnt
"  * .���.-.-������ jn tne wrec>. of the Titanic, the losses since Christmas are stated by underwriters to be the heaviest sine
February, 1899, when fourteen vessels
bound from America to England four:
dered in about a week.
In the present period one day's l.n.s-
e. at Lloyds amounted to about si
500,000. Thirty vessels have already
been hopelessly wrecked while seven
more are reported missing.
Many of them arrived ln a most
deplorable condition.
attempted woold have been pa lent to
! any on..   What hsd been In tbe heart
I of tb. .by, .ilent boy wbeu ne bad
I found thst long, dim stretch ot forest.
| decorated   II.  entrance,   cleared   .nd
smoothed it. aisle aod carpeted Us al
tart   Wbst veriest work of Ood wa. ln
these mighty  living pillar, and tbe
arrbed dome of green! Uow Ilk. .talned cathedral  windows wer* Ibe long
mill a,            .. a            *-* i- _,��,. I opening* between ill* tree*. Oiled wltb
Her* Wessner bad sucrei-ded In setting ,   ��  _ _�� , _ .��� _   .   .    ���,.���_
ta. teeth. When Pres-kM* saw wtist it
tra* be forgave niUMH tn* stick In to*
V* ut W-rasner'* stomach.
"Freckle-a, Freckles" mm McLmds
Freckles snatched down ht. .Ion.
���ind rose to bis feet.
"Excuse me. .Ir." b. mid. "Yon'll
-rarely be bel.rtn' 1 thought messlt
McLean pushed bin orefnlly to tb.
***t and. banding over Blm. opened a
pocket rase tbat b. carried a. rtg-n
tarry a. bla revolver and watcb. for
rat. .nd brnlse. wer. of dally oc-
rarreoc. .moog tb. gang.
Inking tb. KM arm. ** trim** bark
tba si*����. .nd batbed and bound op
tb. wonnda Bs .--.mined Frae.ls.'
brad .nd body and convlncM Mau-s-tf
tbst tbsvr. wa. ao ownum-tnt la>ry.
Tben b�� Mt down bMtw. -Track.**
��\11 tb. liidMertb.*-". twanty ot tb.
plac. wm strong .bout blm. but b.
Mw only tb. bruised f.c of tb. .uttering boy. wbo bad tMdgott tor tb. in-
form.Uoo b. war-tod lib. a diplomat
trgiMd Uk. ��� Jodg*. f.ugbt Uko *
���balk and triumpbaa Uk. ��� (taint
A. tb. pain issvened tod brctb
e.ugbt np wltb b'nrklMr pounding
bftrt bf watched the bow from tb.
UU ot his .ye. Bow bad McLmo got
tber.. and bow tang bad b. Wen
tb.r.1 Krocki**. did oot dsr. a.k. At
last b. aroM and. going to tbo caa*.
took out bla revolver and lb. wlr.
mending apparatus and locked tb.
dour.   '1 hen u. tunned to McLean.
"Bar. foa any oM-Mt*. Itf b. *��k-
"Tm," mid McUtn. -1 turn. **4
ton tr* to fallow tbem to tbe) tatte*
Iran orer tbat .pparutu. to nt snd
go straight bomw Both yountlt lb
tb. bottMt bttb your akin will b**r
and go to bed at oue*.   Now, bnrry."
"Mr. Mcl-eim." ..Id FrtK-klM, "If.
���orr* 1 am to 0. tailing yoa. bat tb.
afternoon', walking of Ht. Un. .ln't
���don*. Von -tee, I wa. )DM for getting
to m. feet to start, sod 1 WU on ��ood
tint, wben up ram. ��� klotiemao. and
*w. got Into ��� Uttl. be.ted .rgum.nt
It', tltbtr **ttied or If. laat Begun,
���but between u. I'm tb.t l.tt 1 bavon't
.tarted tor tb. .Nernoon y��, I I must
be going st once, tor tber.��� ��� Up* V
must And bbfor. *********** *#���(
T "Yon pioeky Bttfo Wlot," .rfowtad
Mcl^nn, "yoo ewt -Sralb tb. Iln.1 I
: doubt It tm-1!**- set *�� Oiiocan'*.
Uop't yoa know.wdep you *t* don.
upl Yoii go io bsil. I'U Bulsb your
"Nirerr proleslird PYtJCklt* "tw..
Hist . Uttl. dun. up for ihe prislot a
iniiiule .go. I'm nil right now.. Hiding iNK-tH .r. nway too low, Th.
diij-'s boi aud the Walk u good seven
miles. Hk/ss-Nlvert"
A. n. retiliHl foi tb. irotnt ft. pitch-
-ed forward mid hi. .ye. clotwd. Mcl.enn stretrhed him oo th. mu.. and
upplled r.i.lor.tlv-1., * \Vdco Fwckl*.
returned to consclousDM. McLean ran
-to Ui. cbin to tell Mra. Buncao to get
�� hot bath rMdy ami to briug Nallta
Tdat wprtbr wtMBgtt prawfilfi (Ul-n.
td. woab boll�� *M Mt �� i-mi-IM dr.
tinder Ib  Bbe l>oab��4 tb* wWb **����*.
rllta et Wu*. rays at .old and tbs ���htrt-
t*( mn*r.M ol iwnsi Wissrs. conld
b* found mosaic* to mate's tbl* aisle
P*ved with ' H-rtng color .nd glowing
llgbt.! W.a Freckle, a devout Chti��-
tl.. .nd did b. worship beret Or was
b. an untaught heuthen .nd down this
Ttst. of enlrsnrlng lovellni-s. did l'.n
coma piping .nd dryads, nympb. and
f.int-* dance for Dim?
Wbo can fathom th. bMrt of . boyt
McLean bad been thinking of Freckle*
tu a cn-atar* ot unswerving hoasoty,
-oorag. and falthfulMM. B*t* wm
uldenc of . b��art acblng tor beauty,
art, c6mp.nloo.blp. wonblp. It ws.
writ targ. .11 ora tb. floor, wall, sod
furnishing ot tbat WU. IJMbsjrUssi
Wh.n Duocb cum U.lis.0 told blm
lb. atory ot tb. fight, mt** tix*y lauciw-d
un*ll tbey wtatt TbM ibsry .tart**,
.round lb. Km Io tmrcb of tba tw*.
Said Uuoc-m. "Now lb. boy I. to far
sura trooblor
���i. hop. *Mt" .Mwsred ; MelsMtt.
"Yoa -Knit In all roar Ut. mw ��� ear
whipped m Mmptattly. U. won't
com. back far tti. rapstttloo ot tba
rdorus. W. co surely bad tb. ti-M.
It w. c.n*t FrerklM cub. I wUI brlug
snougb ut tb. gang to tak. It out at
one*, s'bat wlU ttumr. pe.c tor a
Urn* at i����st. .nd I am boplug lbat la
a inontb mora tb. wboM gang can b.
moved ber* It Will twob b. fall, and
tben. If b. will go, 1 lat-md to wnd
Krat-kls. to my motbw io b* educ.tsHL
Wltb bt* qatcknsMitf mind .nd tasay
���nd . faw yMrf good b��lp no ran da
anything. Wby. Uunrao, I'd gts. a
bandfad dollar bill U you maid bar.
been **-**����� aad Men ft* yoar*srlt.**
Lociiug tta-i*MtutD my nsfc
Mrt-m It wm m well Idsotl-MJ.
When tb. raubta ot th. himtw wagon, nn-wlsg tb. Mttto oo tbt *ni to
tb. .w.inp wuketWd Fr*rklM best
morning be sprang op .nd wm f��on
following tbem. Tb. tr**-WM ��� giant
maple and so preclsw. tbat ***** **���
most dug It ooi by tb. rautt,   --'
M.Lesn bad told frarklM lo rid. o*t;
a *��������� tion ot lb. ui.pl. wltb blm. but
now th.-boy begg*-d to go Into, tbt
aw.mp wllb Uuinsn.
**t -doui sett wily yoa want to go."
Sd jMrLt-au.. vi bar. no i>u.ln*M H
jou-nut lottty .i ������'���"
"It*, at. chicken* It," .iwwi-��c<l
H* wm sist Uttta ���U.l.nnr bt-Minrt.
bat tm i-ould -UW -Mr. tn. men. Helor*
he overlook tbeiu Uwy b.d turhHl
from lb. west road .nd bad s-ihsh-hI
tbo aw.mp luwsrd tb. ��.*tt. I'he underbrush wns .imiMst luipviifinibti*. Aa
they plunged Into it . great black bh*
u,s,M(,t sssssss   ll,��l.  li.-flils,
(TO B. Continued.) '
French M.rln. Strike.
Marseille., Feb. 3.���Another general
marine strike affecting French llpes is
threatened. Oltlcers of th. liner
Canada left tbelr posts today Just as
tb. ship wm about to Mil far Napta.
b-K-ause tbey dMtared  tbe oomoaayL^VroVtoV"TheVh"
miller it   tstia nasiisa to. ocsssi *s���-��.*��*sbfl4 *t��* e.taWlsbed prtmlsed ratorai.. lv       ���, ,,���., v,ii,����� ,....��-.���..��� ..��,...-
Wtob��i.        ���"" "pyl~ y*!* |tendtb.iiio-r��nenttotbeotb-MrlteM>   ��orm.
Little Stvirgeon. WI*.,- Feb. t.-���Fit-'
ty fishermen, more than halt the male
population ot this village, were .wept
out ln Lake Michigan recently wben
a large ice floe on which they were
fishing cracked and floated away
from shore. All were rescued after
terrible suffering.
The cries of the men brought tne
children and women to the shore,
where they stood ln terror and watched their loved ones being alowly swep'
Into Lake Michigan.
Small boat, were manned by bora,
and after a perlloua ride through the
cake, aome of the men were taken
ashore. The boat, were too .mall to
carry all, and aome of tbe other* dls
crded tbelr heavier clothing and
swam through the icy water to safety.
The wind .wept th. lco oak. further from safety with tbe men on tt.
Four swam ash*-*-? later. Their clothing wn. frosea .tiff wben they arrived at tbelr home..
London,, Falk 3.���The fath-sr, an ex-
hlgh sheriff, and stepmother of tbe
boy John Spencer Crosier, aged! 16, of
whose manslaughter by starvation
they had. beam found guilty by the Jury,
were brought into court for. sentence
at the Ulster assizes at Londons-leryy.
The step-nother, Jessla Florence
Crosier, who waa a farm-servant before the boy's father mair-riad her
after th�� death of hi. first} wife, waa
sentenced to 12 year.' penal! servitude.
The taiber, John George (Droller, a
justice ot the peace for CUs-nty Fer-
manas-tgh, one ot lt. aselz** grand jurors, and on one occasion; high sheriff,
was sentenced to penal -servitude for
rive -rears. .   , ���
Tbe Judge, Mr. Juattso Wright, as
he came to tbls latter -pronouncement
lost bis voice from emotion, bowed
hla head for a moasst and wiped
away a tear. He waa not moved in
sentencing the woman, whom he considered the principal offender���"the
master mind."
Plteoua   Sight
The court house wm, crowded. Th.
couple tn tbe dock were a pitiable
spectacle���the man. pale of face, wttb
shrunken cheeks, wlldness of eye, obviously broken In spirit and In health;
the wife emotionless, dark, somewhat
haggard, showing the face of the farm
servant; and her heavy sentence
seemed to bring to her no increase of
Mr. Justice Wright, addressing first
the two prisoners jointy, said he concurred lo the finding of the Jury that
they had treated this boy with deliberate and continuous neglect. They
had means to provide him with proper
food, sufficient in quantity and nourishing In quality, but they had deliberately and systematically withheld
a proper supply ot food.
It was Florence Crosier who with
her own hand on each occasion for
the last miserable six months of the
poor boy's life had given him a miserably insufficient allowance, of food.
The prisoners must have noticed what
everyone who came in contact with
this poor boy noticed, that he waB
wasting away.
- Severe Sentence.
A more awful picture," said the
Judge, "has never, perhaps, been described in court than that of the daily
life of this boy in his father's home.
He, the eldest son ot the house, had
to go about barefooted until the skin
wor worn off hia feet; he scrubbed
flagged passages and had to perform
the duties of a maid of all work.
You," he said, addressing the female prisoner, "ln my mind are the
principal offender ln these transactions," and he pronounced the sentence
Turning  to  the  father,  the   Judge
said:    "It ts bard to distinguish any
degree of criminality between you and
your wife, tout, you were tne Is-Aher ot ifj
the boy.    You were * man, and   youtl
j should have behaved like a man." 11
The prisoner*  after sentence  wereli
at  one.  taken    away.     Mr.    Joatlcell
Wright consented to consider an n.p-1
plication to sta.e a eaae for appeal.      I
Of F.d.r.l Control of Water Pow.r.
and  Sit...
lsondon, Feb. 3���-Th. custom of pre-
.eutlng blanket., etc., for money obtained from market feea to the aged
poor ot Cherteey, whloh hM been continued .Inc. 1699, wm carried out on
Saturday, when one of tb. most picturesque, figure, wm "Granny Scott,"
whoa, age la 103.
Sb. live, at Prairie-road Addles tone.
In tbe pariah of Cherteey, and .he told
a correspondent that .be had walked
th. distance���two mile.. 8b. tu a
Uttl. tired, di. Mid, m .he usually
rested by the .Id. of tbe road, but lt
wa. too wet on tht. occasion.
"Granny" walks a oouldarabl. distance dally carrying a bMk*t from
which air. hawk. smaU artlcl**. Sh.
hM been a grant smoker for SO or .0
years, her favorite brand being heavy
shag, and abe amok., from a Uttl.
highly colored clay pipe,
Fatherland���Excm.Iv.  Tart.tlon���
Affect en Military Pi-spar-sdi****.
Berlin, Feb. 3.���Prince Henry    ot
Prussia Is disturbed by th. comparative warclty of automobiles In Q.r-
tii.ny.   He made the c6ml��srli��n tils
week that England had on. automobile for every 349 people and.France
rrark-e.  hurried told th* .wot-p. J^ #W ����.^ tsbn^.^AM
for every" MT--only.
In hi. opinion thi. I. largely due
to excessive taxation in a.rasany and
he remarked that 11 year, .go he had
warned the Prussian minister of finance against too heavy taxation. Tht
matter Is Important from tbo military
-lolnt of view as ln case of,jjn--*. the
*���',"iiiry .""!,* to lojuiiltion t)ie most
kutonioblles'wduld reap a decided at
vanlago from that fact.
. .Search For 1rlttah.*��Mn.*Mt.
Manila,    F.b.   3.-TT��^
cruiser Cincinnati! wi
tb SMCh for the Bfltl
Chow, reported lying keialtM oft. thi
.tend of Uiton wtihWiMMaifgl
long, to tbe China- Navigation com-
Will Introduce New Line ef Novelties
on Pacific Coast.
Toklo,  Feb.  3��� From" a pronilie-1
"fficlal cf the government bur-.au of
foreign trade It Is learned that not
.only would   the  Japanese    a-o    more
strongly after the far east and south
Pacific  trade  than  ever before,   but
that it would bo the general plan of' ,
large Japanese manufacturei     ".pec- I ���
tally In lit,-.-* of smaill noveltlia,   tn (i*
make unr      ring effort, to build up
a  large        .uesa  Upon  the   Paelf'c
shores of the Americas.
"1 know all about the'Amertoar. ter
'ff laws," said tbe official, ''but w.
can manufacture .mall art'ele* so
much cheaper her than they enn In
the western' United Staffs tbat tb*
tariff rate, will not prevent our seni*
Ing In our goods, particularly .is rail
transportation 1. so high from New
York, Boston and other great erstern
manufacturing centre..
"It it were not for tb. American
tariff on novelties we could act**'.*
put such good. In New York city and
be.t the German figure*. Tbl. It taking account of the rail traniportaUoii
Charge, too.-*
Winnipeg. Feu. 8.���Six hundred
trains, e,verv train .mile long and
drawn by tore., powerful locomotive*,
would he required to h.ul from We.t
ern Canada th. grain shipped oyer
the C. P, R. between September 1,
8j"* 1��13. and January IS, IMS.
The total number ot era shipped
over tbe C. P. R. during th.t tlm. wm
11,077 car. bi against 48.379 Iwt year,
an Increase ot bv-Jr xi p* o.bt far
the period.  ,
Total shipments ot grain up to Jan.
IS In bushel* wet. ��s follow.: WhMt
81 H7.0Wr otbblr grain.. M,lM,tM��;
grand totel. W��.a��,wb.
Figure, far WW V**r were a. follow.: Wh-rat,-���r.TW.-MO. iHater s-rrafab
14JU8.0M.   Tofal IncreaM ttl. yew
dm **M'**.nm*. .    ���    '.-.���������>���,.
Th. C. P. H. ba. fcttstMl or.r M0,
000,000 of W-MUrt. Canada', crop.
Pari., Feb. *.���A man who*, face
was partly blow hway by �� **��n In
a battle of t*o ttttpfrPrwgiw srar,
in i��7i, hM jw*,*fa,fi��^j;iii!
an Ingenlou. 1^-^J-AleVtlttb^W.ly
���conceal, the dlbt^wmsritt
, In placb of tb* lit.n'i **��**��� and
tekb.ne.Wttt*. -M��rtAtt)r ��� "-*SgJS2��*'
Dr. J��Katob��ll'tbd ���*: HbBH -jjlttt..
a Kulptor, havp fathlos^^.d tor ��lm SB
ins. ��� '; /;' "'"'"  '
.nc. �� Aiiilallsten by
cess and smmldad to i���
m ln raal Ufa.   It .ste-ad. from t****
abov. tb. .y<��broVfi fa th. lowtr put
Tne Importance
Advertising is as universal as air.
It is as important to the whole people as hygiene, politics, fashions, sports, romance, art or science.
I was going to say it is of as much consequence to
everybody as religion, and maybe, after all, it is.   -
Religion prepares you for a happy hereafter, while advertising prepares you for a happy life here and now.
Advertising is as closely identified with the home today as food and raiment themselves.
It takes a thing that people ought to know about and
makes it known.
It enables the housewife to select with care and forethought what the family is to eat and wear.
By means of advertising the purest, most perfect and
best that man can produce is described, pictured and
Without advertising, crackers, sugar, flour, tea, coffee and other staples would still be scooped out of barrels,
along with myriads of microbes and numberless germs.
Without advertising, a dealer would give you what he
pleased, but with advertising he gives you what you
Advertising has made the sale of inferior things difficult.
lt hu put germ-proof, dust-proof and di-sappotat-
ment-proof wrappers around the packages.
It has found millions of jobs for the jobless, and enabled the employer to choose the worthy from the unworthy.
It finds the lost and restores the stolen.
When a new idea, process, or accomplishment to benefit mankind springs from the brain of the creators, advertising puts the name, the picture, the particulars and
ihe price be/pre the worMs eyes.
Advertising enables men and women to At*M economically and stylishly by making standard tiad* marks
of wearing apparel fashioned by men who do the thing
better thsn it wss ever done before.
Advertising fills the churches, the theatres, ihe lecture rooms, and thus spreads knowledge to and from the
Several corners of the earth.
,     Advertising makes and unmakes politicians, and does
much to decide who shall pilot the affairs ef the nation.
Advertising is the irresistible force that is lifting the
world up and pushing it on and on. \
It is the mighty power that enables the unknown to
���grapple with the strong.
It is an avalsnehe���a cataclysm, if you please���that is
sweeping into the bottomless pit the crook, the sdultera-
ior, the substitutor, the trickster and the fraud.
orable and the worthy.
It has been wrested from the control of the swindler
and the unscrupulous. "*.
And this mighty energy is destined to revotatienlze
all the plans snd methods of mra that have had sway
through the centurieis V
Advertising is f reatev than sU-ain or electricity-^
greater than armies and navit^-greateir thsn those woo
think tht^unt^iriitaiid it i��w realize.
Afl hail, then, to
of aU the
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Robin Hood Flour���
Per sack $1.70
Por barrel   $6.70
Armour's Pure Leaf Lard; the
ouly  absolutely  pure  lard;     5
lb. tins $1.00
Swift's Silver Leaf Brand���
3 lbs. for   600
5 lbs. for  90o
10 lbB. for $1.80
Eggs, No.  1, guaranteed fresh,
per dozen   60s
No. 1 Cooking Eggs, 3 doz. $1.00
A little better 3 doz. $1.10
Ayrshire Bacon, sliced, lb, . .35;
New Headcheese, bowl 15c
New Sausage, lb 20c
Corn on Cob, pel- gal. can . .50c
All Fresh.
Celery, per head  18c
Head Lettuce, per head 10c
Cauliflower, per head 20c
Cabbage, per lb 4c
Oreen Onions, per bunch 5c
Turnips and Carrot.. _,
The last of the No. 1 Eating
Apples. We have been selling
these Apples at $1.65; guaranteed quality now $1.50
Grape Fruit 3 for 25c
Oranges, per doz. . .25c, 35c, 40c
Try 3 lbs. of Sprlngbank Butter
for ..,,, $1.00
THE     ^^^
Public Supply Stores [
r* L. ADAMS       S. K. BR1GGS
Mrs. B. H. Macgowan and Mrs.
Pope will receive at 49 Albert Crescent tomorrow.
Skates sharpened and set at Geo.
R. Speck's, 626 Columbia street. (606)
Dick J. I jiwrence, teacher of banjo,
mandolin and guitar.   Telephone 694.
Rev. Father O'Boyle Is reported to
be making excellent progress towards
perfect recovery of his health. He Is
still in Southern California.
Don't forget Lent starts tomorrow.
All kinds of fish at Ayllng & Swain's,
447 Columbia street   Phone 98. (609)
Expert skate sharpening and riveting. Oscar Swanson, 13 Begble street.
The receipts of the city pound for
the month of January reached the
munificent sum of $3, which amount
formed the total of fees collected.
Commencing today spectators will
be admitted to the Arena at 15 cents
each,  except when  matches are on.
A. Hardman, the cake man. Get
good bread. Eighth Street Bakery.
Telephone 281. (604)
The mayor and aldermen will meet
In Harbor Engineer A. O. Powell's
office this afternoon at 3:30 for the
purpose of having the harbor scheme
thoroughly shreshed out for the benefit of Aldermen Bryson and Jardine.
the new members of the council.
A branch of tbe Union Bank of Can
ada was opened for business oi
Saturday, January 4, In the premise
recently vacated by \V. E. Sinclaii
611 Columbia street .      (605)
Three new nre alarm boxes will be
installed in the city shortly, one at
the corner of Fourth avenue and
Sixth street, another at Sixth avenue
and Sixth street and a third on Lorn?
street near the opera house,
Miss Barbara Wylie will again
speak on the subject of Women's
Suffrage at a public meeting in the
Conservative Club rooms, 630 Columbia street (over Anderson & Lusby's),
on Wednesday, February 5, at 8 p.m..
under the auspices of the Political
Equality League. Alderson In the
chair. (609)
The Hotel Dominion, a fireproof
building, Is thoroughly equipped with
modern improvements, including elevator. Rates 73 cents and up per day.
First class cafe in connection. Corner
of Columbia and Sixth streets.     (538)
Plant   Will   Include   Sash   and   Door
Factory and Lumber Mill���Work
WllI  Commence Shortly.
White Rock, B.C., Feb. 3.���As reported exclusively In The News a
short time ago, Wblte Rock Is to have
a large and up to date manufacturing
plant wthln her limits.
. It is learned on good authority that
work on the site chosen will commence
ln about 10 days.
Although the name of the operating company ls at present withheld
from publication, it may be stated a
sash and door factory and a lumber
mill will be the main features of the
business for the present and It ls
hoped by the management to have, the
plant running In time for this season's
building operations at White Rock.
The factory and mill will be situated
at a point near the mouth of Campbell
river, just one mile from the new
Great Northern depot and Dominion
government offices.
Owing to the absence of all snow
here and tbe presence of bright sunshine and balmy air for the past week
visitors have been numerous, amongst
whom might be mentioned Alderman
J. and Mrs. Henley, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Blakley, Mrs. Nels. Nelson and daughter, Mrs. Barr and her son Robert, all
from New Westminster.
Miss McMaster of Abbotsford, is visiting her Bister-ln-law here.
Mrs. Lefler and children from
Ilazelinere are guests of Mrs. J. Mc-
J. A. McAdam of Upper Sumas and
several others were in from other outside points.
As evidence that spring is at hand
In White Rock it may be stated that
several nsw buildings are already In
course of erection. Messrs. Smith and
Myers have received orders to go
ahead wilh a cottage for Mr. J. Davis
Of tbe G. N. R. staff. Mr. McConky
haB already commenced on the foundations of his bungalow on Royal
avenue and It is understod that J.
Hctherington has received instructions from Mrs. Hall ot New Westminster for the erection of a summer cottage on Columbia avenue.
Surveyors are renting a cottage
from Hughes BroB. and are running
lines for the new road to be opened
up to White Rock Heights from tho
seu front by the B. 0. Magazine.
Mr. Eli At/'nson who has been renting the Owen residence is preparing
to build a house and stable on bis own
lot so us to be in readineBB for thc
season's work.
Before Judge Howay In the county
court yesterday a case was tried Involving the question of whether a
house was built by contract or by day
labor." Mr. Harry Hsjtnby, a contractor of Port Kells, sued Mr. James
Whitehead, Burnaby for $220 for labor
and material supplied for the building
of defendant's house. Defendant contended that there was a contract between blm and palintiff originally for
$250, and subsequently increased to
$350. Plaintiff on, tbe other hand
averred the work was to be charged
for on the basis of day labor.
The court denied there was no contract and that ,the ends of justice
would be served by judgment tor the
palintiff for $150, each party to pay
his own costs, defendant to pay the
judgment off at the rate of $10 per
Mr. 0. L. Cassady for plaintiff. Mr.
A. E. MeColl for defendant
Judgment Given.
The Vancouver Furniture Company
vs. Bishop. This waB an action for
$28 for goods sold and delivered,
judgment was given in favor of plaintiff, with ccsfts. defendant to pay off
the debt at the rate of $7 per month.
> t-
��� ���
What happened?
Why, the law stepped
in, sold the property
and divided the proceeds.
A spendthrift to
whom he had meant to
leave a small income got
his share in a lump sum.
A wealthy relative to
whom he had meant to
leave nothing got a
share he did not need.
The real bpr.Gticiaries
he had meant to provide
for got sadly reduced
shares, and were left
without the protection
of a capable and experienced executor.
Have your will drawn
after consulting the officers of this Company.
Dominion Trust
Company, Ltd.
Paid Up Capital and Surplus $2,500,000.00
Hardware  Boys to Hold  Social.
The hardware boya ot the city held
a meeting \**t evening and decided to
hold a Boclal gathering some time to*
wards the end ol the month. W. Deaa,.
H. Cosmon, W. 3. Bnrr, 3. M. Hys*op.|te-",'fl *aou-
W. Campbell, W. Brown and G. Bro-
derlck were appointed to make com
plete arrangements.
Elliott v.. Lauderdale.
There was no appearance for either
'ltlgant and tbe case was struck off
the Hat.
The case of House vs. Draper was
adjourned until a date to be yet fixed.
��� ���
��� SURR1Y- COUNCIL. ���
��� ���
The Surrey municipal council met
at the municipal hall, Cloverdale, on
Saturday, February 1, the reeve and
all members being present. Communications were received as follows:
From F. R. Glover, manager of
transportation, B. ('. E. R., re rate on
coal to Cloverdale. saying he had not
yet completed bis inquiry into this
matter.   Received....
From \V. D. Power, O. F. & P. A., B.
C. E. R��� ro rate on coal from Vancouver to Cloverdale und Chilliwack, stating that their tariff called for a rate
���A 5"^ cents per 100 pounds on coal to
Cloverdale as well as to Chllllwack,
but that through a misunderstanding
their agent at Cloverdale had figured
the rate to that point as 6 cents, and
that they were willing to arrange a
rtfund on the basis of 5 "4 cents per
100 pounds on any cars which had
been moved at a 6 cent rate. Received.
From McQuarrie, Martin & Cassady.
enclosing correspondenc; received
from the Northern Construction Company re road tax for 1912.   Received.
From H. E. May, Strawberry Hill,
re ditch along the Gladstone road,
-nating that ho was the oldest settler
along this road, that the road was
now in good condition and that the
ditch which certain parties desired
put In was not required.   Received.
From A. P. Currlc, reporting collections for the month ot January
amounting to $2747.71.
From  L.   D.   Carncross.   application
Our splendid year's business has
left us with numerous Remnants
of Dress Goods, Silks, Cottons,
Prints, Outing Flannels, Embroideries and Laces, Odd Coats,
Odd Suits, Skirts and Underwear
that we shall of er at ridiculously
low prices to clear them quickly.
We Promise You Unusual Bargains
' r
Get In Early
The second basketball team of the
college defeated the Vancouver Y. M.
C. A. Saturday night by a score of
23-16. The game was played on the
Vancouver tloor, and was a good exhibition of basketball, the checking
was close and the combination of both   for tho position ot clerk.
From A   P.  Currle, John A. rsaan.
_^^^^^_^^^^^^_-_----_   .".Vm. Cary, J. C. Cavers, L. E. Colli-
Tho  first    half    finished with    tht; ���haw antl Frank WllKinson, each mak-
score looking bad for Columbian, tne|*r-g  application   for   the   position    of i
'Y" having 13 points to Columbian's assessor and collector, .he latter also j
7.    In  the second half, however, the  Btatlng that he would be prepared to
blue and white got down to business  j0 the Janitor work for the hall    In
and by dint of fast moving dropped exchange for the privilege of living In !
In    an     overbalancing    number    of | the rooms In the hall intended for the j
Our Unrivalled Success
in Prescription work is
proof of our careful attention to every detail.
All ingredients used are of
tho highest purity, and compounded by capable graduates
In pharmacy. We give you "just
what the doctor orders."
(Successor to F. J. MacKenzie.)
628 Columbia Street.
Chemist and Druggist. Phone 66.
The store with the green lights.
The monthly report of Dr. C. E.
Doherty, medical superintendent of
the public hospital for the iiiBane,
shows that 823 patients received
treatment ln the Institution during
I Thirty-three patients were admitted
during the same period, seven were
discharged on probation, and the
same number were discharged without probation, one was discharged at
tho expiration of probation and one
escaped. Two patients who escaped
were returned during the month and
one was returned from probation.
Six patients, all males, died during
tho month. At tho done of January
787 patients were under treatment,
while 56 were on probation.
0HURTON���Tha tVnerai of the late
Mr. M. t'llurlon took place yesterday.
A sftrvUB was* held In St. Mary't
AnallCaii church, Sapperton, conduct
etl hy Rev. Frank Plaskctt. who also
conducted the burial service at the
graveside. A large number of friends
were present. Wreaths were sent by
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Tylor, and sprays
hy Min. ralchell, Mr.-W. l-��lchell, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. (Jllley and others.
Kdmonda, Feb. 3.���The funeral took
place yesterday In the Church ot
England cemetery. New Westminster
of William Henry Palno, who died at
St. Mary's hospital on Saturday following a brief Illness. Deceased was
born In Northamptonshire, England
I- years ago. Ho came out to Winnipeg Reveral years ago and there took
up his residence with Mr. ,T. C. lion
ser. A few months ago he mov?d
from the prairies to Mr. nonscr's
family on the Wise road.
Although only out here on thc coast
t. short time, deceased made many
friends ln this vicinity who deplore
his Iobs.
Scranton, Pa., Feb. 3.���Accepting
the advice of union leaders the 7000
mine workers of eight collieries of
the Lackawanna Coal Company who
quit work Saturday returned today.
Union officials assured the strikers
that nearly all the engineers hav ���
joined the organization and with the
others have agreed to become members.
The miners refused to work with
engineers who were not .members of
the union and walked out.
Evangelist Goes to Jail.
Winnipeg. Feb. 3���Sam Griggs, well
known In Canada as an evangelist,
pleaded guilty today to a charge of
bigamy and was sentenced to one
year In prison. Qrlggs married a
young widow here while he bad a
wife living ln London, Ont.
baskets, j 	
K. R. Gilley played centre for Columbian, Marwood and Cameron Forwards, Railey and Hoult were guards
and Swan spare.
I The students listened with great
enjoyment to Madame Nordlca Frldaj
Mr. George Wilcox, from Salmon
Arm, B.C., is visiting his brother and
sister at the college this week.
The college Is organizing a hocke*
tcam lo enter the amateur league, and
held ItB first practice Saturday.
Miss Elva MeLeod, of Vancouver,
was the guest of her uncle, Principal
Hetherlngton,  for n few  days    laat
Clf.cago, Feb. 8.���U. S. Dl.trio
Court Judge Carpenter was groatlj
moved today when he sentenced thi
throe Hlce brothers, James, Melvit*
and Fred, to the penitentiary for
counterfeiting. James was given flv
years und the other two three yeara
inch. George, the fourth brother, wat,
granted a new trial.
When James told the court that his
wife, who is in a delicate condition,
and her two children are to he evict
ed from their home for non-payment
of rent, Judge Carpenter burst out:
"Why do you tell me that. Yor
make It all the harder for the court
when the matter is painful enough a*
lt ls."
James Rice, senior of the defend
ants, nnw is serving a two year sent
ence for counterfeiting In Atlanta, ant'
the plea of James, junior, that he be
sent to that institution  was granted
Reduction on all lines.
(except Gramophonos and Rocords)
daring the remainder of this
This is a bona fide offer
and it will pay you to investigate.
A Few More.
From J. Drinkwater and W. H.
Brookes, each making application for
the positions of road tax collector and
dog tax collector at a commission of
���io per cent.
From Samuel Smith, tender as janitor for the Cloverdale school and
municipal hall at (50 per month.
. From R, W. Drinkwater and Fred
Robinson, tenders (or the same position at $55 and (80 per month respectively.
From It. E. Drown, application for
the position of engineer at a salary
of $1500 per year.
538 for the current year, were passed.
The SurTey Indemnity by-law, 1913;
the Surrey Dog Taj* by-law, 1913, and
tbo Surrey Temporary Loan by-law,
191:1, passed their first, second and
third readings. The Pound by-law
was laid over until the next meeting.
Accounts to the amount of $373.79
were passed and ordered  paid.
Council then adjourned to meet
again on Saturday, February 15, at 2
p.m., at the "-municipal hall, Cloverdale.
Denver, Colo.. Feb. 3.���New Mexico
Wyoming and Utah raced today with
Delaware to add the Income tax
amendment to the federal constitution. Wyoming by the clock won, the
house acting on the senate Joint resolution at 10:45 a.m.
The New Mexican house suspended
rules -and gave the final progressiva
action without a dissenting vote, at
      2:30 p.m., and rushed the resolution
On "ballots being taken for the per-i Jj>   Governor   McDonald.     Governor
sons to fill the   various   offices   for' Carev    meanwhile   had    signed   the
which applications had been received, j Wyoming resolution,
he following were elected:    Clerk. L. I    The resolution got through the son-
D. Carncross; assessor and collector ' ***e <-' the v**** legislature this after-
F. R. Wilkinson; road tax and dog tax noon. The bouse has not acted on lt.
cmiw-sv.', -J- Drinkwater; engineer, It. |      .    j  "
E. Brown
The clork was Instructed to write
the Canadian Fairbanks Moro Co..
Ltd., Vancouver. Instructing them to
remove the boiler which was left by
them on the big hill on the Yale road.
On motion the estimates of the Surrey school  hoard, amounting to $15,-
Forty  years  in  use,  20  years  th
Standard, prescribed and recommend
ed by physicians.    For Women's All
menta,  Dr. Mattel's F.mal.  Pill., at
your druggist.
.��.j ..iiJi. im. i-
646 Columbia Street
Phone 453
Shades. Reading Lamps, etc
Phone 63*S
���>3 Sixth Street
How good It Bounds. It has a sting
though If tbe rent is too high. Why
and buy a home of us. Apply the
rent you now pay to help buy tho
home. We can make the payments
easy and you will be saving money Instead of helping the other fellow to do
so.   Call and talk it over with us.
312-15  Westminster Trust Block,
and 746 Columbia  St.
Naw Westminster, B.C.
feel th. need of Glasses today when
EYESTRAIN i. th. rul. and not th.
Workmen who/would hav. reliable
help for their eye. should call on
Druggist and Optician
701   Columbia  Street Phone 57
The "YALE" Marine
This Engine will bum
"Cheap Fuel"
Tbes. Engine, are built to
suit th. requirement, of the
Pacific Coait Fishing trader
Place your orders early.
Mad. In  Naw Westminster,
The Schaake Machine Works
Heap.  Engineering  Co.,  Ltd., New WMtmln-rter.
Rivpt����d Stce' EJSUB
���     BURN OIL    ���
P. O. BOX 442
The., ar. all  In good location, and  are  good
they caa be bought for new.
Investment,  at  the   price*,
1359���FIFTH   STREET    near  Eighth
avenue* 59x1*14 to Ian.; a good boy
at $i;Wld; one-third cart.
1195���SEVENTH   AVENUE   near 4th
street-,;, two lota; -ipnar -ride: 50x180
all cleared and graded; prloe $1275
l397-fl�� FOOT LOT comer ef Sixth
avenue and Art street; price 54000
on easy terms.
���6 foot lot .In good location; Just off
Columbia street; price 11200 on
easy terms.
near 81x111 street car lln.;   50x150
each;  ��ome are cleared;  .tree! ts
graded; price $3000 on good term.
F. J. HART & CO., LTD.
W. writ. Fir., Life, Accident, E mployers*  Liability,
Marin. Insurance.
AuU-MhU.   and
Sir Edmund B. Osier, M.P., President. W. D. Matthew., Vice-President.
O. A. Bogert, General Manager.
Head Office Toronto, Ont.
CAPITAL PAID-UP *-..  ,-u,.. .........�� 5,000,000
HK3ERVB FUND          .,000,000
TOTAL A8SETB  75,000,000
A branch ot thi. Bank haa been established ia New Weatmlnater
���t the corner of Columbia and Sixth Street., opposite th. Post Office.
A Oeneral Banking Bu.ln.se Transacted.
Q. H. MATHEWSON, Manager.


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