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INSURANCE
WHITE, SHILES a
NEW   WESTMINSTER.   B
VOLUME 4, NUMBER 299.
CIIY Will RECEIVE
COPIES OE AGREEMENT
LIFE
ASSURANCE
WHITE, SHILES & CO.
2SO Columbia St.    Phone 85.
NKW WESTMINSTER, li. C, MONDAY MORNING, D1CBMBI
19(iii.
Text of Vancouver Power
Go's Case in Water Question to be Sent from East.
Citj  .'.eiie [tor W. G. nml .Mis. McQuarrie returned yesterdaj   from a i
exl( , I, ,i trip to tin; east.    Mr.    ,
q .   rig left hero about, a moml,
In  company   with   Aldermen   Adam..
and limy
ASYLUM iNMATES
CELEBRATE CHKISTMS
FIVE CENTS PER COPY. ^
Concert
Day
and   Dance   Marked
��t   the   Hospital   For
Insane.
Festive
the
ten
in
I itii ^^^^^^^^
ie) lii.ik after the ciiy $ lathe laoquitlam wai' r qui �����
iu ii
111'I
Extension  Requested.
;i     by     li     News     Ii'lu; 'fl    J I
evening he said that thi   \ u ,-
Powi;   copjpany   had   hand J
written arguments iu the eabi-
;,a   requested,   and    that    tie ne
would   ue   ine warded   to   Ne ..    ,. ���
minsiei  bo that the ciiy would havi
ce to  reply   to  th< ra.    I i
q . .1. I'.. who acted as counsel
I delegation when it was In the
.   asked  the cabinet foi   au
iou  oi   time   so  thai  a  propi i
,..        a.a> be framed, and no do .. i
; ... i for delay wiil ix accei    I
ti
While away Mr, and Mrs. McQuar-
rii   ,. e ��� el  toost   of  the  large  citi i
ol    i    ... I   lent Mr. McQuai rie sti i id
found no drinking  wa er as
that   of  New   Westminster.
of the places the only water
,. wa.s linpoi n d Into thi  dl
'|eS.
like  that,"  remarked  Mr.
y . "make' oa appn elate the
I. ii 4 hi re."
.     in;   solicitor  expri Bsed   him-
��� atlj   pleased  with the remote on  the refi n 'alum
the  change  from  the  city
��� ,.   Municipal Clan- ... nal
. Hi hlm  i onsiderable   woi,.
-i thai the i bangs ������
:   '    hop! s   that    il     will   i aa.,
Enjoyable  Trip.
Ai   i    '' .:; - (ii tawa,  Mont ���
Ir, and Mrs. McQuai rie took
.. cpming homi   .     n by
P nl aud Wl tin I pi      i    ,
i   ��� '.jei;able ui;>, a.-' mo i
to i ..   every place they vfs-
;��� I        j    found   relatives  and  old
,., /'. -     eslnthecl .   .
"";'��  was  most   thoroughly  en-
���������������   Pro e.aa ,  asylum,
*d on Friday nigh) when
'    '������  and dance were giv-
e , lents,      Thi   concert
' -. manj ... ���.. West-
1    :   i'i     ouvei : taking
'   i      ram a . I  tli    institu-
dapabfj  supplying
/l. muslc'      ���'���     ���   the  concert   the
P^'euts and guei  , held a  ,ery enjoy-
���'   i  ;   as
doctor    would allow the
-���   up.     Thi n   w���s the
i  attendance    at   the   conceit
"; ���  dance thai  has ever been gaih-
' ���   ;  together In  he In. It    on i nd
'   credit  Is due Dr.  Dob rty and
'���"">���  for  the  wav   in "whicii
:      '   ������ rti Ini enl  was organized
On Christmas Day, tin re were tv, i
remendous dinners, on,, at the asy-
'"':| ;'"11 one ai the farm,     After the
oklng   e ne   , i   was  held
lilch all    the smokers    Bpent   i
'-'���    enjoyable    hour or  two,
while' In the meantime in the ladles'
section of the mam  building the or-
'    ra  m   l<     the bright    afternoon
, i   sant y indeed.
C.N.R. WILL REACH
COAST BY 1912
New Westminster Stands a
Good Chance of Becoming
the Terminus.
IMPROPER VOTING WAS
iAP? UNINTENTIONAL
ISLAND TC PAY
EMOTES PLNSiLN
D.S. ADOPTS POLICY
of non-interfm
Decide to Let Zelaya Go in
i'eace and Plan to Use No
Forde.
Inexperience J     Men     Under   35     and
Over 45 Not Put to Work by Road
After January  1.
��� Dec. 25.���Official an-
Dounci .em w.ts made yesterday pf
the Inauguration on Januarj i ol a
'������ system,   which   will   include
'������- and employees of (he Koek
Uleand lead, in this councctieu. the
''"''. I Laid lias established au age
! which will govern original e'""
ploymi u ou the road. luder the
Dew ru no inexperienced persons
und,: thi age of 35 and over 45 will
' Into the service.
Tl'.  pi usion allowance will be 1  Pei
" :    f��i each year of Bervlce ol tl"'
*Vel ��� ular monthly pay reci Ived
���or ten years    preceding retirement
Thus, if ^^^ ^^
Bervlce
*Pe Balarv for  tho tact  tpn  veins of
in employe lias he. 11 in the
" for forty yetrs and liis avor-
ilary for the last ten years
"��? period was $75 per monih, 1.1s
;' 'on allowance will be 40 per cent.
ot th^^^^^^^ ^^^^^
All
have
or $30 per month.
officers    and  employees    who
reached    tho    am' limit of    75
must retire and the employees in tho
".���    'ing service
'".'-      .ef age,
may  be  retired  at
II.   B
Peairs to Teach  Indians.
'" A" nce,    Kan., Dec.
v. snperinii ndent of the Haskell
"if, 1ms been appointed uu-
ipervlBor   fu charge ol   the
w"lh ul  educating the  Indians with
neadquarters at Washington, D.C.
Li
madi
Wedged In a Tree.
"Mon, Dec. 26.���From toQUirfes
" appears that the corpse of a
"''" *'lilch was found wedged In the
""'"l trunk of au old oak tree in a
WO near Mold, Flintshire, on the
Previous night, has been ideutitied as
hl" ��l Mr. Griffiths Hughes, a broth-
, "' Mr. Kllis Hughes, landlord ol
"' Ruthin Castle public house, Mold.
"' was ���ver fifty years of age, aud
aW lived at iJury, in Lancashire.
*oe discovery caused a great Ben-
wion locally; but there Is uo explati-
*u��n as to how the body came to be
TflSed in the tree.     It Beeius from
d,";'' investigations that Mr. Hughes
M(1 bad domestic  troubles In recent
)0i"s      in June he came to Mold.
, "�� frequently spoke about bis boy-
00,1 dayg, and how he used to enter
'"' liollow 0f thia. particular tree for
, ls  ""sis.     it is surmised that be
���&y have had a longing to see this
;;'''' ;i;i'in, and  have dropped down
"u' liollow trunk as he did when a
r'1      He  was  then   perhaps  unable
"> release himself, and died a'linger-
��8 death from starvation. His shouts
*��"l'l not    In    any case   have been
rt,'1"1' 'is the tree stands ln the mid-
,' "I a field. This theory was main-
""""1 at Thursday's    Inquest, when
nn "Den verdict was returned.
oi    Di c. 2D.���The    Untl   i
ip omlsed with its ori-
���  attli ide toward    form .   Pi i   I
- i i.     The news
waa general todaj in the depa;in,, a;a
ais  government  uad   purpose!)
OSed 4     Objl ��� Ue;,   to  the   flight
from i' ���   anger ol ids own
.   compromise was
e on ase iranci s from Mexico
and Nicaragua, thai z.il.iyu. would no
Into perpetual i xlle.
Off to  Europe.
So far as lt is known here Zelaya's
Intention was to start iui  Europe as
.    -  _y    Ible after reaching Mexican   soil.      He   naturally   prefers  not
i" leave by the Panama route.
The hope of this government vyhen
it issued its fulmtnation against '/���������
laya was that the revolutionary party
would in slim i order, on the strength
ol the moral support of a squadron of
i'nited States ships aud Too marines,
obtain control of tiie government and
of the person of Zelaya.
Had iliis plan been successful, i(
was known to the United States that
the Estrada party would be just as
anxious to punish Zelaya for his
crimes ag.ijnet the revolutionists as
the United States will for las crimes
against Groce and Cannon. At the
time of the sending of the Knox note,
the revolutionists seemed t_o have little chance of success and it became a
question of expediency for the United
Males to connive at Uie b-inishineut
of Zelaya uniil such time its tbe Estrada party obtained control or the
new government ol Madriz could give
guarantees of peace.
It Is understood now that the United Slates government will ask in due
time for a new election in Nicaragua,
in order that the will of tlie people
maj be ascertained. Tliere is no intention, however, of abandoning thu
revolutionary party so long as tliere
is a chance of iis success and there j*
no reason now to assume that it will
imi he successful.
Demand   Reparation.
With the question of the personal
punishment of Zelaya out ol the way,
the i'nited States will resume the
question of reparation to be made for
the deaths of Groce
tpt the liquidation
claim.
That his line will be running trans-
coiititienal lines in three yeuis iu the
statement of (lie- general manager of
the Canadian Northern railway.
ihis is the report brought bad; to
New Westminster by City Solicitor
McQuarrie, who lias Just returned
from the east.
To  Rush  Construction.
While In Toronto Mr. McQuarrie
dined with D. B. Hannah, the general
manager ol the railway, at which
time lie mace the above statement,
The railwaj man told Mr, MpQuarrie
that il was tho Intention of his company to rush the construction of the
gaps In their Une In the < ast, aim
along the north shore of Lake Supe<
rior, so that when the Britisli Columbia section was finished a transcontinental service could be started right
away.
iu response to un inquiry as to terminals Mr. Hannah stated that liis
company had not yet decided on the
western terminal, but tbat when a
choice was ahout to be made tlie
Royal City would certainly come in
for consideration.
On the section between Edmonton
and Kamloops the construction would
be rushed as soon as the weather permitted in the spring, and when the
terminal Is decided upon the work
will be pushed from moth ends at the
same time.
May Have Been Kesult of
Misapprehension on Part
of Many Electors.
'flllCI. UF CllICAffl
WATCH JUMICHISl'S
MMM /
I
3
PlIRl
, VOL
Following  Epidetr.ic of Assassinations
Reds Are Kept Under Close Surveillance.
It is possible that all the lrreguiar-
''' s ai tlie r< cent civic ( lection may
not have incn the. result of deliberate
intent, as as flrsl suj pos d.
How  It Occurred.
lt
Ready   by   1912.
Mr. Hannah assured the city sollc
itor that, if all went well, in 1912
n , people of New Westminster would
be lihle to go east for Christmas on
the C. N. R.
Death of Miss Foster.
Miss Foster, an old lady who has
heen living in the Lavery block foi
the past few months, was found dead
in her h"d on Christmas morning.
The cause of the deatli was heart
failure. She had been ill for a week
or two, and was advised to go to the
I ospital the daj before her death but
would not do so, saying tht a if she
was no hotter by the lirst of the week
she would go. So far as can be as-
certained she had few friends and no
i"datives In this part of tbe country,
and has been looked after by the
: nevolent society for the last few-
years.
The gospel services ln the Crystal
theatre every Sunday afternoon are
being we'll patronized, almost a record
crowd being ln attendance yesterday.
The government dredges Fruhling
and Samson were both tied up at the
government wharf over the holiday
to give the crews a chance to enjoy
Christmas ashore. They will resume
work today.
FREE CHRISTMAS HB
FflS H1SRF1 TKCUSASiB
and Cannon and
of    the   Emery
CANADIAN FARMERS
BUY AUTOMOBILES
Charitable    Organizations     in
York Had Big Job on Hand
This Year.
N��w
Saskatchewan   Agriculturalist    Drops
Into Detroit and Startles Na-
tives by Large Order.
Detroit,  Mich.. Dec.
Saskatchewan farmer
^^^^^ ��'>.���J. C. Coe,
a Saskatchewan i__i__, dropped Into
Detroit Saturday and by the time he
bad finished his errand yesterday he
hud bought thirty automobiles for his
farmer friends of the far Northwest.
He ls not an agent. He told his
neighbors he was going east and they
gave him their orders, accompanied
by bank drafts.
The deals were mostly cash and aggregated nearly $100,000.00. Coe
paid $4500 for Ids own machine. The
cars were all high-grade, several being In the $4000 and $5000 classes.
Bumper wheat crops In the Northwest were the cause of so much prosperity.
New York, Dec. 25.���Christmas
brought to New York a storm, the
only oue of the season, except a light
fall on Thanksgiving Eve. It began
shortly before noon and continued
into the uight, covering the streets
nearly three inches deep. Tlie general feature of tlie holiday was the
free dinners provided for more than
100,000 of the city's poor. The Salvation Army aloue fed over 25,000
hungry mouths at the Grand Central
Palace and povlded, besides, a Chlst-
mas tree laden with preseuts for upward of 3000 children.
On the East side, the same great
crowds who attended the funeral yesterday of "Little Tim" Sullivan,
crowded the Sullivan headquarters on
the Bowery today to find that "Utile
Tim's annual Christmas dinner had
been provided this year by his big
cousin, State Senator Timothy D. Sullivan, better known, as "Big Tim."
Seven thousand Eagt sidt?ri ate their
fill and departed with a free pipe and
tobacco aud a ticket for a new pair
of shoes, it has been "Little Tim's"
request that this Christmas charity
be kept up by the Sullivan family.
A number of prominent city officials and. politicians attended the dinner, many of them donning aprons
and serving the almost endlesB
stream which poured Into the Sullivan headquarters. Among the Jol-
liest of the city's guests were 10,000
sailors from the Atlantic battleihlpj
fleet, which ls anchored In the Hudson close to Riverside drive.
There was Christmas cheer eyen
among the convicts. Christmas feasts
were held at all the city prisons-,
while at Sing Bing tbe 1875 prisoners
bad a good square meal, and each
Irnr.n wus given two cigars.
appears thai there were two vot-
eis' lisis at the city   hall and out. only
the west end and Sapperton booths.
A number ot electors \oied for mayor
a  the city hall, and Iheir names were
stricken off the lisi   there.    Finding
i;.i   place too crowded to vote ior ..l
uermen   without    considerable   delay
they went to the west end and registered their vote for aldermen there.
If they  voted ai  the west end or at
Sapperton  they  were  gi\ sn  two ballots,   one  for   mayor   and   oue  for  aldermen.     Thus it was possible for a
man   to  vote  for mayor  at   the  city
hall and then vote foi both major and
aldermen at the wesi end.     Manj ol
those  who  were  banded   the second
ballot for mayor destroyi d It, bin ii
:.   almost certain that some who were
not so scrupulous or who did not know
better   marked   all   the   ballots   they
got their hands on.
Called up yesterday in reference to
the matter. Mayor-ehvt Lee remarked
that he was sorry the report had
spread the way it had, not that be
cared what rumors were circulated
ahout himself, but tiiat the integrity
of the citizens of New Westminster
nad he en called Into question.
No  Impersonation.
Speaking of the report that sonie-
ont iiad impersonated Herbert Gilley,
.Air. Lee stated that the report was
qui ,- erroneous and explained how
the mistake might have occurred.
11 iert Gilley's name had heen
called out in the west end polling
booth, hal Mr. Lee's scrutineer, knowing lhat Mr. Gilley was oui ol town at
the time, had challenged ine vote, ii
was then found that the wrong name
had been called Out and mal lt Was
Allison Giiley who wished to vote',
and who did so. The man in charge
of the voters' Us; may have stroked
off Herbert Gilley s name when it was
called oui and hi\ ��� forgotten to make
ii'i- correction afterward,
Wi Norman Bole, K.C., when asked
about the matter, remarked thai vot-
tin gtwlce was a BeriouB business and
that any one found guilty of lt would
he liable to a grave penalty. He did
not think that it was the business of
the attorney-general to Interfere In
the matter, unless it were proved
that then- had been Irregularities ol
a criminal nature in the voting, and
no action was taken by private parties.
Only Rumor.
Returning Officer Duncan said that
he was aware of no Irregularities and
tliat be thought that too much importance was being attached to a matter
that was little more than a rumor.
Chicago; Dec. 20.���Following thi
assassination aad attempted slaying
of high government officials in Russia! india, ivoiea and i.ounniiiij, members of the anarenlst bureau of the
Chicago police department bave been
ordered to watch closely every known
anai'chisiic agitator in  the en>.
li is said at the city hall that the
personal guard which ever trails
Mayor Busse's footsteps has been in-
ci eased trom one to nine. Coincident witli the announcement thai
Emma Goldman, ihe anarchist leader,
will lecture here next month, the rendezvous ol anarchistic groups ol Chicago will he waiched by a special
squad of detectives on December 31,
the anniveisuiy of "Red Sunday" ln
Russia.
A formal order issued by Chief
Stewart today directed that Miss
Goldman is not to be interfered with
so long as her lectures do not flaunt
the red flag too strongly and she does
nothing that will incite, a riot.
Proposed AgreenCut with
Vancouver Power Co, Appears in B. C. Gazette.
FLYING MACHINE
NO ENGINE
       for  tlie
current issue of the
nr .rower
following
California Aviator Has Produced the Muscle Power
Type.
TUBES TO REPLACE
ALL MAIL VAGONS
Los Angeles, Dec. 20.���After several montus spent in experimental
work, ii. 1_. Twining, president o; the
Aero Club of California, "announced
today that he is convinced that he
can soar without the use of other
power on his ornlthopter, than thai
exi rted by his own muscles.
\\.  !���_.  'iiliingiiast,  the    mysterious
a bluetts    a', later,      also      has
a     ed to prove his claim of a perfect
aeroplane, without u motor, in a long
public flight.
Twining has constructed a small
model machine, and tas succeeded In
raising ball the weight ol uie ma-
cnlne and himself by bis own exertions.
lie said lie will proceed with the
construction oi a full sued ornithop-
Li'., ab he is cei tain that with a huge
machine he wlll be able not only to
gei into the air, but also lo maintain
himself tliere.
The Twluing model consists of two
wings witn a spiead of twenty-seven
feet, which are woi ked by a combination of hand aud foot power. Provision is madi' tor a smali gaso.ine
motor, but Twining said today tliat
he did not belie 'e a mott r would be
found    necessary    except    for
flights,
:r in
long
Chicago   Postmaster  Investigating  an
Offer of a Chicago Firm to
Install Air Carriers.
Washington, Dec. $.:���The post-
pfflce department bus taken up seriously tne proposition oi abolishing
wagon mail service in Chicago and
other large cities and installing pneumatic tubes.
Postmaster Daniel A. Campbell of
Chicago, chairman of a oommlttee oi
postmasters wliich lias been investigating the subject, is In Washington
meeting ually wiih Lie one . memoe.s
of tbe commission, A report ou the
feasibility of such a change Is to be
made within a few weeks.
The proposition, whicn ls said to
have met witli favor on the part of
the commissioners was made by the
Universal Pneumatic Tube Transmission Company of Chicago. The company proposes to lay a system of
pneumatic tubes beneath the streets
of Chicago, connecting the postoffice
with all postal suhslatlons and all
railway stations. The thirty inch
tube it is churned will be large
enough to accommodate all the mall.
The vacuum method of propulsion Ib
to be used.
There is at present an eight Inch
pneumatic tube connecting the post-
office with the railways and the stock
yards in operation ln Chicago, but
this, Postmaster Campbell says, 1*
only auxiliary to the wagon service.
Vancouver Won.
Vancouver, Dec. 26.���In the flrst of
the series of three games to be
played between the Callfornlan and
the Vancouver Rugby teams, Vancouver on Christmas Day won by a score
of three to nothing. Tbe game,
which was fast and close, was
watched by a large crowd. The two
teams are remarkably evenly matched
and lt was Vancouver's forwards that
won the game on Saturday, but lt will
keep them going to repeat the performance, when the teams meet again
on Wednesday of the present week.
Chance to Win $2500 Prize.
The aviation committee In charge
of the Los Angeles meet in January
announces a prize of $2000 for a successful demonstration ��f u machine
thut wlll soar without power other
than that exerted by the aviator.
Following the aunouncemeut of the
decision of the Aero Club of America
to sanction tbe Los Augeles meet,
Dick Ferris, the general manager ol
the California Aviation Society, today
announced the rules by which the
contests would be governed and the
list of awards to be made to the suc-
(CeaUaued ou T-t_e Three,).
The city police were not pussed up
by Sauta Qlaus on Saturday Christmas cigars and oilier dellgLts being
sent in by appreciative? citizens.
._ TING FANG ilRBPS
k BOUQUET TO EDISON
Inventor and Chinese Diplomat Form
a Sort of Mutual Admirat.jn
Club.
Llewellyn Park, N.J., Dec. 2D.���
Thomas A. Edison's most prized
Christmas present ls a phonograph
record made for him by Dr. Wu Ting
Fang, retiring Chinese minister to the
United States. Dr. Wu visited the
Wizard yesterday aud after inspecting the Inventor's plant and asking
Innumerable questions abont everything he saw, talked into one of Mr.
Edison's phonographs.
The record he left behind him la at
follows:
"December 24, 1909���Mr. Edison
has just shown me a great many wou-
Serful things. lie Is a great man. I
ave heard about him for many years
and have always wanted to meet him.
"He Has also heard of me, he says,
and I think we are both glad that we
met. He ls a remarkable inventor,
typifying this twentieth century, the
(ige of great things.
1 "Mr. Edison Is still a young man
and will do yet more wonderful
things
"WU TINQ FANG."
The famous order in council 01 ! p-
tembei B, cancelling New \.e.i... lister's rights to the counl ry around
lane Coqultlam has appeared in print,
in i.ns pari of Die country-
in sl  time in the
lia/ette. .^^^^^^^^^^_
In order to allow the B.C.B.R. to
carrj on its work arounu the lake,
the old gram was canceii, '., on condition that the Vancouver Pc
Company    undertake   tht
agreement: e^^^^^^^^
Terms of Agreement.
ta.) To place in the dam forming
part of its contemplated new works
a pipe for the supply of water to the
city ol New Westminster, of such
size not to exceed four teet In diameter, and of such material as may be
acceptable to the city engineer ol tlie
said city, said dimension being stated
by the company to give a capacity
twenty-one1 times greater than the
city's present pipe at th > existing
works of the company.
(b.) That the plans of the Intake
tower ami screens, intake gate, etc.,
for the .N'c.i Westminstei city water
supply, as submitted to and approved
by the municipal council of the said
city, shall be faithfully carried out by
the company to the satisfaction of the
city engineer of tlie said city aud at
the expense of the compan;. ;
(c.) That the water supply of tho
city of Xew Westminster shall be
furnished at the same pressure it now
receives, or at the option of tbe city,
at as much as the head of water
the  lake  will afford;
(d.) That the company shall remove, without reducing the net liy-
dratilic head, the veget&ble growth
and objectionable micro-organisms
and all inipuriiles, color, odor, aud
tasle that may be Indicted ou the w-a-'
ter supply of the ciiy of N''w Westminster as a result of the construction aud operation of tlie dam.
Must  Remove Impurities.
t.e.) That the company shall abide
by, conform to and enforce upon their
lauds all reasonable and sanitary
rules and regulations whicn may bo
i 'omuigated by the city of New
Westminsi er, subject to an appeal to
Lhe honorable me minister ot ine intei ior as to the reasonableness of,
or necessity for, aud sucn i ules or
regulations.
in the opinion of tlie minister of
the Interior this agreement gave the
city ample protection to i;s waters
and us tbat was the sole purpose of
making the grant in the lirst place,
he thought lhat the grant ought to
De set aside.
lhe minister, therefore, recommends that the said order In council
of the 31st May, 1902, be cancelled,
and that the lauds therein described,
excepting thereout the lauds already
sold aud now proposed to be sold to
the Vancouver Power Company, Limited, be reserved from disposition,
except only as the governor-general
lu council may order.
The minister further recommends
that the order ln council dated lTth
August, 1904, uuder which the timber
on the said tract of land was reserved
from sale for tbe further purpose of
protecting tlie said water supply be
also cancelled.
if the recent mission of the delegation to Ottawa is successful this
order will have to be set aside ulso
and a new one restoring to the city
tbe right to the land round the lake
made out.
Works at Lillooet  Lake.
The Gazette uIbo contains the notice of an order in council graining
the liurrard Power Company permission to erect a dam at tlie end of
Lillooet lake, aud to divert 700u cubic feet of water per second at, the
said dam, tlie same to be returned to.,
the Lillooet river at a point about
live miles down the stream. The
company would be able to develop
3000 horsepower from the proposed
works, and they must guarantee to
expend a minimum sum of $25,000 annually during the term of the agreement. The company must start on
the work within oue year.
At the Police Court.
Christmas  Day pussed off    quietly
at the police station, no guests being ,
compelled  to  spend  the   holiday   be-a
hind tbe bars.     Two or three drunks
were  run  in  ou Christmas  Eve and
those who could not furnish bail were ]
given their    liberty    for a Christmas
present.     On    Sunday    a few more
were gathered tn but their drunk was
pats duo and they wlll have to answer
to their names this morning.
Yesterday a man named Joe Mas-
���ey, from Vancouver, was arrested
on Information received from Burnaby. He had been driving to Burnaby
with a man by the name of Smith,
but when he got there he was the
only occupant of the rig. Smith afterward was found on the side of the
road with an injured leg that may
possibly be broken. Massey'i version of the affair lt that they were
driving along qtdetly till they had a
Uttle argument over a bottle of whit-
key and Smith fell out of the rig. So
far as can be learned Smith has laid
no Information against hit companion, who waB taken to Burnaby yet-
terday by the constable from tliat
place.
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THE DAILY NEWS.
MONDAY,  DECEMBER
EMKUii OF kiliS.!.
DOES SENTHY OliTT
Plays   to   the   Populace   by
Guard Who  Is Stricken
Hemorrhage.
Relieving
With
Su Petersburg, Dec. 22.���A Russian
court bulletin lately recorded now
the czar walked about the Lividia
palace two hours, we., nag the uni-
loim aud carrying the accoutrements
oi iim '.niaiiiry soldier iu order io test
the equipment. And a story now
hat reacued tit. Petersburg to the ef-
leei that ms maj est) strolling in thf
park with an adjutant noticed one
uf ihe sentries attacked witn a hem-
He sent the adjutant to tell the
man io quit liis posi and report himself toi he doctor, ami the man replied that lie dared not as he was under oam io die rather than leave a
post until relieved.
llis majesty approached and told
the man the same oaiii compelled him
to obey ius emperor uno was under
the military code and was empowen d
eto relieve a sentry. Tue Czar told
him to surrender his ride eo i.i.., and
instructed the adjutant to see the
man to the barracks aud explain that
bis majebty wou.d mount guaid until relieved.
WELCOMED FRIENDS
WHO  CAME   TO   FUNERAL
St. Catharines, Om., D c. 23.���Rev.
Wm. reeple, Methodist minister of
Konthill, had the unique experi nce
Thursday oi welcoming friends to his
own funeral.
Seeing a notice of liis death and
tlie time of tlie funeral published in
a local paiier, a huge number of
friends here left to attend the obsequies. Thej were amazed to be received by Mr, Teeple hiuiseii at the
alleged house of mourning in ex( I
lenl   health.
lie enjoyed the joke very much, but
an effort will ue made, nevertheless,
to locate the man who originated the
canard.
of January, 1910, at 9 a.m. and close
at o p.m., at the Municipal Hall, Edmonds; Agricultural Hall, Central
Park; Lake View School, Burnaby
Lake; Barnet Scnool, Burnet; -Mrs.
( e.iii.au's liouse, Burquitlam, of wiiicli
every person is hereby required to
lake notice and govern himself accordingly.
The qualification fcr Reeve shall be
his being a male British Subject, and
having been for the three months
next preceding the day of his nomination, the registered owner iu tiie Land
Registrj Office of land and real property, situate within the .Municipality,
of the assessed value on the last Municipal Assessment Roll, of five hundred dollars or more, over and above
any registered judgment or charge,
an<l being otherwise duly qualified as
a voter:
The    qualification    for    Councillor
shall be liis being a male British Subject, and having been for three months nexl preceding the day of his nomination  the  registered owner in the
Land   Rgistry  Office of land or real
property, situate within the Municipality of the assessed value on the last
.Municipal   Assessment  Roll     of    two
hundred and fifty dollars or more, over and above anj  registered judgmenl
or charge, or being   a homi steader,
:���....- fi om the Crown oi   p 'e-i mj tor
who has resided within the Municipality  im   the apace oi one   year,   ori
more,    immediately    pie c   img    the
I nomination, and who is ai si ssi d ' '���'
j five hundred dollars or more, on ihe
i last .Municipal Assessmenl   Koll, over
and  above any  registered  judgment
:   charge, or being    a homesteader,
li ssi e from the Crow a, or pre emptor
! who has resided within the Municipal-
! ity for a portion of one yar Immediately   pi reeding  the   nomination,  and
who,  during   the    remainder oi  said
year bas bi en the owm r of said land,
of which rly    was a    home
stead       less   -  from   the   Crown   or
pre-emptor, and who is assessed for
five hundred dollars or more ou the
last   Municipal  or  Provincial   Assessment  Roll, over and above any registered judgment or charge, and being
qualified as a voter.
The qualification for the office of
School  Trustee is as follows:
Free Miner's Certificate No. B:i0434,
intend 60 days from the date hereof
to apply to the Mining Recorder for
a Certificate of Improvement for the
purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant
of the above claims.
And further take notice thai aetion
under section ;i7 must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.
Dated this 14th day of December,
A. D. 1909.
PITT LAKE BRICK AND   CBMEN1
CO., LTD.. E. J. FADER, Agent.
Free Miner's Certificate No. B30435.
ROYAL   COLUMBIAN    HOSPITAL.
Tenders will be received by the undersigned and marked "Tenders for
Supplies" up to l p, in. Monday, December 27, 1909, for supplying the
Koyal Columbian Hospital from the
1st of January, 1910, to the 31st ol
March, 1911, with the following articles:
Bread, white and brown.
Beef.
Mutton,
Milk.
Drugs.
Groceries.
\. i.nl  i slabs), i ��� r cord.
Coal, washed nut, anl bracit s,
Fish, fn sii and salt.
Funerals.
Detailed iists of drugs, groceries,
beef, mutton and tish can be obtained
at  the  hospital.
Neil her  the  low< st   , r any  ten e
necessai lly accepted.
Samples  of the  groc   i      and  al'
Information obtainable on ap] Hei
to  the   Lady  Superinti n lent,  at   the
hospital. VV. II.  KEARY,
Si c'j  R. C. il-
New   Westminster, B.   C,  December
15, 1909.
SYNOPSIS    OF    CANADIAN    HOMESTEAD   REGULATIONS.
Anj available Dominion Lands within the railway bait In Bii:ish Columbia, may be homesteaded by any person who is tha sole head of a family
or any male over 18 years of age, to
the i xtent of one-quarter section of
100 acres, more or less.
Entry must be made personally at
'the local land offlce for the district
in which the land is situate. Entry
by proxy may, however, be made on
cer! , :��� conditions by the lailier,
mother, son, daughter, brother or Bister of nn intending homesteader.
The homesteader is required to perform tUe conditions connected therewith uiiiler one ot the following
plans:
(1) At least six months' residence
upon and cultivation of the land on
each year [or three years.
(2) If the father (or mother, if tne
father Is decased), of the homesteader
res les upon a farm In the vicinity ol
the lan I i ui 1 for, the requirements
as  to  residence  may   lv  satislied   by
such person residing with tlie father
or mother.
(a) lf the settlor has his permanent
residence upon farming land owueti
by him in the vicinity of his home
stead, the requirements a.s to residence
may be satisfied by residence upon
the said land.
Six months' notice In writing shouh;
be given to the commissioner of Do
minion lands at Ottawa of intention
to apply for patent.
Coal.���Coal mining rights may he
leased for a period of twenty-on ���
years at an annual rental of $i pei
acre. Not more than 25110 acre*
shall he leased to one individual or
company. A royalty at the rate ot
live cents per ton shall he collected
on the merchantable coal mined.
W. W. CORY.
Deputy of the Minister of the Interior
N.B.���Unauthorized publication ol
this advertisement will not be pain
for.
IT   PAYS  TO   ADVERTISE
ROYAL
ENGLISH
PALMISTS.
THE
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DAILY
NEWS
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NOTICE
District of New Westminster.
Take nol c ��� thai  thli ty day- afti r
date I.   Edith ��� Louis ���    Pati rson,  of
Vancouver, B, C-, occupation, teacher,
Intend to api lj  for .. to pros
pect  for coal and petroleum  on 'he
Any following di .cribed lands:
"
Mr. Architect, You
Make No Mistake
If  you
The qualitj   o
essential f ctor
ed by builders,
our materials,
lime is a very
t,, be e en ider-
and    for   that
reason alon ii will pay you to
i ��� Idi your i oui i. of supply,
and win a the qui Btion of Quality corm . u; o ir i lain s for bu-
pei loi Ity are paramount, b ���.-
caus '- - a ami do furnish
the best rades at the lowest
prices.
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WELL KNOWN
MEETS
PARISIAN
TERnlBLE
DEATH
Paris. Dec. 23.��� The body of Mme.
Qouln, whose husband was the late
Jules Edouard Gouin, governor of the
bank of France, was found mangled
by a train near Paris today. Tin-
door of the compartment in which
she was traveling was almost torn
from its hinges, and there was a pool
of blood on the floor. The relatives
of Mme. Coiiiu tirst believed that
while trying to emerge from the train
her dress became entangled iu the
door, throwing her under ti.'- wheels.
Now, however, the police believe
they have found evidence Of a crime.
Kings and other jewelry were' missing
ii om her reticule. The curtain of
the door of the compartment, covered
with bloody finger marks, was found
half ii mile from the body.
The affair has created a sensation
on account of the prominence oi the
woman, hut uo arrests nave been
madr.
pi sod being a householder In the
I School District, and being a British
' Subject of the full age of 21 years.
: and otherwise qualified by the Public
! Schools Act of 1905 to vote at an elec-
j tion of School Trustees in the said
School District shall be eligible to be
i elected to serve as a School Trustee
in such, Municipal District.
Only British Subjects may vote at
Municipal Elections (Sec. l and 2,
Chap. 53���1902.)
Given  under  my hand  at Burnaby
this 27th day of December, 1909.
C. T.  SAUNDERS,
Returning Officer.
Commencing al a posl plante | at
the southwi bi (orm . ol Centi i] Pai k,
thence nortii i chaini thenc ��� east
Sh chains, thi Dee sot th ba chains,
thence west So chaius t.i pla e ol
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
EDITH LOUISE PATERSON,
T. ,1. BEATTY, A rent,
Located December 7, 1909,
GILLEY  BROS., Ltd.
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THE        DAILY
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MUNICIPAL   AND   SCHOOL   BOARD
ELECTIONS   1910
Municipality   of   Burnaby,     including
for   School    Board    Purposes,
District    Lot  172.
Public notice is here] j given to tbe
electors of the Municipality of
Burnaby, (and for School Hoard
purposes, of District Lol 172,) thai
t require the presence ol the said
electors al the Municipal Hall on
MONDAY, JANDARY 10, 1909, at
12 o'clock noon, for tbe purpose (1)
of electing persons io represent
them In  the Municipal Council as
Jackson Printing
Company
have finished Installing their
new plant In the new Thomson
block, Market square, and are
now prepared to execute all
orders promptly. Thjy have
put in an up-todate cylinder
press (the first in the city) for
doing the finest half-tone work
In black and colors, as well as
tiie better grades of commercial
work.      TELEPHONE 338.
NOTICE.
District of Nev/ Westminster.
Take notice that thirty days alter
date I, John William Beatty, ol
Vancouvi r, B. C, oi cuj ition painter.
Intend to a] ply f ir a lic< use to pi os-
pect for coal and petrol .,,i on the
follow lng desci iiee ,1 lands
i'e: mencing al a posi pi inti d al
the northeasl corner of Mai,. Sum
liiers. not theasl cori ei post on I "
Boundary road, one mile north of the
B.C.E.R. trai iway, the- ��� a rth 80
chains, tl, inci   ��������� ins. I
south 80 chains, thence easi 8 i chain
to plai ;     qi    uent, coi
in.; G40 acn e more or l    -.
JOHN   WILLIAM   BEATTY,
T. .1.  BEATTY, Ag I t,
Located December 7, 1909.
Clip The tiorse
One of the greatest Improvi ments ever Introduci d Into
stable managements, according to leading veterinarians, Is the
custom of clipping horses.
A clipped borsi win not only do a greater amount of
work than a horse with Rs natural coat, but will at the same
time have more Iif' in him. On the other hand, the undipped
horse will bt dull, out of condition, and seldom If ever dry
or clean.
Clipping again removes the tendency to sweat, and there
Is no comparison between a long wel coat and a shorl dry
one,
ii will pay to in; one of our Twentieth Centurj Clippers
In your stable. Call In and let us explain to you th ��� simplicity, convenience in handling, and the advantages of using
these machines.
To J. Trapp <& Co., Ltd.
L
JOSEPH   MAYERS
Office, Front St., F. .    Bf sixth,
Phone  105 P. 0, Box i._
NOTICE.
CITY  CF  NEW WESTMINSTER.
Tenders will be received by the un-
dersiegned  up to 5 p.m. of Tue d y,
the 28th  December for ditching portions Of cei lain  roa.Is on Lulu island.
Plans  and   specifications    can     be
seen al  ihe City   Engineer's    office,
City Hall.
I    Tii.   ' ewest or any tender not nooI
tteeve aud Councillors for tlie year   sarlly accepted.
11110, and (2) of electing four pers- , \V. A. DUNCAN,
ons to serve ou the Board of School
Trustees of Burnaby.
The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows: Tbe candidates shall be nominated in writing,
the writing shall be subscribed by
two voters of the Municipality as Pro-
poser and Seconder, and shall be delivered to the Ri turning Officer at
any time between the date of the noetic and 2 o'clock p.m. on the day of
the nomination, and in the event of
a poll being necessary such poll will
be opened ou Saturday the loth day
City  Hall, Dec.  22, liH^.
City  Clerk.
CERTIFICATE   OF   IMPROVEMENTS NOTICE.
District of New Westminster.
Take notice that iiiii". days after
date, 1 Thomas Jami i Beatty, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation, miner,
intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum ou the
following described  lands:
Commencing at a post, planted
, tlie southwest corner of district lot
i twenty twenty-live (2025), thence
north ,^n chains, thence east
���vi chains, thence south 80
| chains, tlience west 80 chains to
I place of commencement, containing
i (J40 acres more or less.
1 THOMAS JAMES   BEATTY.
Located December 7, 190'J.
NOTICE.
Silicon N'i. 1, Silicon No. 2, Pitt Fractional, Silicon Fractional Grouped
Mineral Claims, situated ln the New
Westminster Mining Division of
New Westminster District, where
located Pitt Lake:
Take   notice   that   we,   Pitt    Lake
Brick and Cement Company, Limited,
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Our stock was never so complete as It is this year.
You may find almost anything you may desire for
Christmas Gifts in our store.. JEWEL CASES,
GLOVE AND HANDKERCHIEF BOXES, BRUSH
AND COMB SETS, WORK BOXES, FANCY CHINA,
HANDBAGS, DOLLS. Also in the line of BOOKS
we carry one of the most complete lists to be found
In western Canada. All the latest copyright books;
gift books and books suitable for Sunday schools,
etc. You can make no mistake if you deal with us.
Call  and  Inspect our stock.
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Booksellers, Stationers, Newsdealers
Successor! to J. J. MACKAY A CO.
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Trading Company
VANCOUVER AND NEW WESTMINSTER
District of New Westminster.
Take notice that thirty days after
date, I Catherine Florence Beatty of
Vancouver, B. O, occupation, lady,
Intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum OB the
following lands.
Commoneinir at. n posl planted
twenty chains east, of T. J. B. northwest corner, thence north 80 chains,
thence east SO chains, thence south
80 chains, thence west fid chains, to
place of commencement, containing
040 acres more or less.
CATHERINE FLORENCE BEATTY,
T. .1. BEATTY, Agent.
Located December 7, 1909.
Manuractarer* and Dealers in All Kma* of
Lumber,   Lath,   Shingles,   Mouldings,   Sash,   Doors,
Interior Finish,    Turned Work,    Etc.
'Fish and Fruit Boxes*.
Large Stock Plain and Fancy Glass.
MAKE  YOUR   APPEAL to tne public
through the coiumni cf THE DAILY
NEWS.    The   Morn ng  pjptr.
LAND  ACT,
New Westminster Land D str.ct. District of New Wi Sti      ster.
Take  notice-  thai   W I I
McQuarrie, of    New   .'.
I'., occuaptlon,    bi i    I *, In-
��� tends to apply tor pi
������������ the followln , di ._:
Commencing al  a  ,
i the   shore   of     \\',   ,���   ���
Southwesi corner ol  L
i   New  Westmlnsti
easterly following
d;ir yof said Lol  I 178,
or  less to the  wi   -
Timher  Llrall     :;��� 7f
along the said wes
said   Timber   Limil   I
more or less to the i
of said Timber Limil
following the bou!    i
Timber Limil 30 cha
to iho shore of Halfmoon Baj
southerly,     westerly     and     D
along the shore of Halfn    ���      ���   ' !
Welcome  Bass  to polnl
ment containing one hundred nnd sixty (160 acres more or li
JOHN  FERDINAND BAGGS,
Agent for William Garland McQuarrie.
Dated, November 23rd, l'."1?-
NOTICE.
District of New Westminster.
Take notice that thirty days after
date I, Lizzie Paterson, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation, lady, intend
to apply for a license to prospect for
coal and petroleum on the following
described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at
the northeast corner of lot 103S
tlience west 80 chains, thence south
80 chains, thence enst 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, to place of
commencement containing 640 acres
more or less.
LIZZIE PATERSON,
T. ,1. BEATTY, Agent.
Located November 30, 1909.
17
ARMERS ATTENTION!
Lumber Always in Stock for Fencing and Draining.
Royai City Branch, Columbia St.
Telephone 12. New"Weatm.r.8ter
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You will find It to your advantage
to arrange your booking at this office,
whether yon intend to travel or sending for your friends.
For dates of sailing an! particulars
apply to
E. CSC Jl LKT.
C. P. R. Agent.
Easterbrook Milling Company,
El-urne,   D. C.
t ,_.���&*.
ttaerr i
FLOUR!       FLOUR !
IMPERIAL    $7 per bbl.
HUNGARIAN  JEWEL..16.75 par Bbl.
TERMINAL 15.25 per Bbl.
HINDOO FLOUR 14.50 per Bbl.
McQuarrie & Co..
FLOUR AND FEHD.MERCHANTS.
FRONT STREET.
New Weetmlneter.
Telephone >8S.
NOTICE.
District of New Westminster.
Take notice that thirty days after
date I, A. J. Paterson, of Vancouver, B. C., occupation broker, intend
to apply a license to prospect for
coal and petroleum on the following
described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at
the northeast corner of district lot
R05, thence west 80 chains, thenco
south 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
place of commencement, containing
040 acres more or less.
ADANIRAM .TTOSON PAfERBON,
T. J, BEATTY, Agent.
Located November 30, 1009.
Bank of Montreal
ESTABLISHED 1817.
CAPITAL 114.400,000.00
RESERVE    11,000,000.00
Branches throughout Canada and
Newfoundland, ami In London, England, New York, Chicago and Spokane,
U. 8. A., and Mexico City. A general
banking business transacted. Letters of Credit Issued, available with
correspondents ln all parts of the
world.
Strings Bank Department���Deposits
received in sums of |1 and upward,
and interest allowed at 3 per cent, per
annam (present rate).
Total Aaaeta over $168,000,000.00.
NEW WESTMINSTER BRANCH,
O. D. BRYMNER, Manager.
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Comb and Brush
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Xmas
Perfumes
Ebony Goods
Etc.
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Japanese Employment Agents
Contracting and all kinds of labor
supplied.
H.E.ONISHI&CO.
13  BLACKIE  STREET.
(Next Cosmopolitan  Hotel.)
DINING AT KENNY
Is an event of a lifetime, nnd the P
era,] verdict of all who have done ��
is that they want to repeat Hie   ���
perlence as often as possible, for o
food Is "always" of the" highest n"""'^
clean,  wholesome and  satIsfylD8> aj^
served In the best style, <|U
promptly.
rkl.
nnd
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739
COLUMBIA   8TREET,
TRAM  OFFICE.
OPP- M0NDAY,   DECEMBER  27,   1909.
THE DAILY NEWS.
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Are Open to Supply
All Kinds of
Beef, Mutton, Veal,
Pork and  Poultr
I of the best quality
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To Railways, Steamboats, Camps, Eic.
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E. C. TRAVES, Manager
PHONE  101.
645   Columbia   Street.
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Most of Us Are Good
Makers But Poor
Savers
A Savings Accounl al
the Bank ol i oronto will
help .. i , some of
your pn senl dollars for
lul tire use.
Suppose you open an
accounl with a few dollars to starl wl , ($1.00
will do), and se how
iel to
your balance befoi < m sl
N'rtt Y- ar,
We pay interest on
j our balances,
Mail Service
Capital $4,000,000
Reserve $4,500,000
BankofToronto
New Westminster, B. C,
Branch, J. Oracey, Mgr,
Following arc the hours of despatch
and arrival ot mails at the New Wet I
minster post office, ilie Hour .given i��
each . . . iag the hour ol closing,
which ia haif an hour, a,-, * rule, before the actual despatch. Al] mails,
unless otherwise stated, are despatch
ed a i received e.aily excepl Sunday
Th,- only mails dispatched and ���"''
ce ed Sunday are thi Q, \. R. South
e C. P. Et, easl mails, not including
vei mails, Sapperton, Fraser
Mills and Coqujtlam.
At Kirk's Hardware *S~���
COVERED ROASTERS
STOREY CAKE PANS
FOOD CHOPPERS
CHOPPING BOWLS
CHOPPING KNIVES
JELLY MOULDS
PATTY PANS
BREAD MIXERS
KIRK'S HARDWARE.^ *��..��..���.��,, a c
Westminster
Transfer Co.
biffli'6 Thorn- 116.      Barn 'Phone 13)
Columbia  Street
Bag-t.-se    ie llvered    promptly    to
an; ;>art of the city.
Light and Heavy Hauling
OFFICE���TRAM  DEPOT.
First Arrival of
New fall Goods
In all the latesl shades and fashions,
.lust opened out. You'll be delighted
to see them.
J. N. Aithison,MerchantTaUor
COLUMBIA STREET.
Christinas  and  New   Year
Excursion Rates to all
Points.
One and one-third  fare return  trip
tickets on sale Dec. 21 to Jan. 1. good
to return Jan. 5.
For further particulars apply to
EU. GOULET,
C. P. It. Agent,
or C. B. POSTER, G. P. A., Vancouver
W. RICH
Teaming and ; Expressing.
DEALER IN
WOOD
730  FOURTH   ST. PHONE   R527
Mails Despatched.
��� i.  (.ciosuu at eleven o'ciock
i.ie   previous night)���Vancouver    via
c. n. n. owl.
s am.   Vancouver una Victoria via
i. i    i ,..   , ,   railway.
First C. P. H. east taking all points
asl  ... iding Langley and district.
e ��� aai, for AObOwBiord aud district, Clayburn and district, hunting
don and dls eet., and Matsqui are des-
I ��� .    ���! by way of Vancouver.
.-   a.m.��� Blaine    and    Seattle,    In-
i:   ling ial] i . s. points east and south;
md Wall's Prairie, Fernrldgi  an,: Haz
elniere, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and
lays.
All Surrej  inalli   are received from
Cloverdale, except  Hall's Prairie,  Hare and Fernridge, which arrlveon
ina  Port Guichon   train on  Tuesdays
(Thursday*  and  Saturdays.
11:00 a.m.���Vancouver, Victoria and
Central Park, via .13. C. Electric Kali-
way,
12:30 p.m.���Strawberry Hill, i mi
berland and Soutl Westminster, by
courier (Tne sday and .Friday).
1:30 p.m.���East Burnaoy, .>> courier.
2:00 p.m.���Burqultlam, iby courier.
2:00 p.m. (Summer months oiose at
2:30 except Saturday)���Ladner, Port
Guichon. Westham Island and Sunbury, daily except Sundaj ; Woodward,
'Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, via
"J C. Bruce." (Steveston mall des-
pati heed anel r-weive I via \ ancouvi rj
2:30 p.m.���Vancouver and Piper
Siding, via C. N. It. north.
3 p.m.���Cloverdale, Nlpomekl, and
Port Kells daily, Clayton on Tuesday,
Thui day, Fri lay and Saturday; Tynehead on Tuesday and Friday; Bon Accord.  Tuesday and   Friday,
4:00 p.m.���Vancouver and Burnaby
lake, via B. C. Electric Railway Saturday an i xtra mall Is despatched to
Victoria  via  Vancouver a!  this hour.
Blaine and Seattle, Including all tl.
B, pe a 9 i a et and sOUth, via U. N. it-
"Flyer."
6 p.m.���Second C. P. n. east, Fra-
-ser Mills. This mall takes thi roi
lowing local places: Barnet and
; Porl Moody. Ptt Meadows, Port Hammond, Port Haney. Mission, Chiiliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Agasslz,
Tii' m, Lillooet Spenc<98' itridgr. Nicola and district, anel all points east
eve.-at Kootenays.
HEAD WAITERS MAY
BECOME PHYSICIANS
HALF THH TOIL
of household work is taken
away when Sunlight Soap is
brouglit Into the home.
Tor thoroughly cleansing
door*, metal-work, walls
and woodwork, Sunlight
is the most economical both
in time and money.
Knowledge of Medicine and
Dietetics to Be Necessity
for Them.
Mails   Received.
6: i.i a.m.���blame and Seattle, Including ali l'. S. points, via G. N. K.
"Owl."
8:20  am.- Vancouver and   Victoria
(except  Tuesday),  via it   C. Electric
I Rail way,
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.���Strawberry Hin,
j by courier (Tuesday and Friday).
9:30 a.m.���Vancouver and Victoria,
via Cl. N, It.
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.���Ladner, Port
Guichon. Westham Island and (Tuea
day, Thursday and Saturday) Wood
ward, via steamer J. C. Bruce. (Steve
ton despatched .and received via Van-
couver.)
8:40 a.m.���-C. P. R. rasi (first train)
Flying Machine
Requires No Engine
(Continued from Page One.)
cessful aeronauts who  will  compete
iu the various contests.
Eighty thousand doliuie Is the ag-
.'-'egate    sum    provided    for pi 1: ���
ihiii' will be fifteen prizes, ranging
from fio.oou    io $500   for aeroplani
events;  seven    prizes    ranging fro
$10,000 to $100 for the winning pilot
of dirigible  balloons, aud six awi
ranging from $io,uuo to $5u for the
winning pilots ot spherical balloons.
Tillinghast May Enter.
The executive committee of the
aviation meet today received word
from an eastern representative that
\V. E. Tillinghabt, of Worcester,
MasB., probably will make liis first
public demonstration of his aeroplane
in Los Angeles. A letter received
here today by Dick Ferris, the general manager, staled thai Tillinghast
bas said thai he will probably go to
Los Angeles and participate in the
meet.
H is said that Tillinghast declared
that he would appear and prove his
claims, and at the same time make
other aeroplanes entered look like
children's toys.
"Worn lias been received,'' said
Ferris, "from our New York man that
Tillinghast has slated be will In ing
the machine to Los Angeles and demonstrate for the first time iu public
what he lias been proving for himself
by nl  ;et (lights.
"li seems certain that Tillinghast
accomplished whai aviation authorities regard as the next great achievement, that of remaining in the iii''
without  th" use of the motor.
Mills   and   Coquit-
Sapperton,   Frasej
lam.
1:00 p.m.���Vancouver, Central Park
ami Fraser Arm.
1:30 p.m.���Fast Burnaby, by courier..
2:30 p.m.���Burqultlam, by oourler.
3:30 p.m.���-Blaine anil Beanie, in-
ludlng all U. S. points.
!': 10 p.m.- Second Mail east, and
losed mall from Sumas, and Beattle,
Deluding U. S. A. matter, and al?u
Fraser mhIb.
London, Dec. 2i'..--Cbel's and head
waiters may in future have to pro
duoe ne. dical    diplomas    In order ta
a   for engagement  al   fl
London hotels, for   a   know   ���   ,   ������
medi< i ie and dietetlci     I    bi coming
almosl a uecessitj  in their businesa
Some of ihem aire,ni-.   po ise :, co i-
stderable medical knowledgi . uotal .j
the head waiter ol    one   wi ll l$n
London   botel, whose powei   oi  di -, -
nosing   complaints   and    prescribing
BUltable   dishes   oi   wine:-;   to,   the  8UJ-
ferer is famous.
Hie methods are quite unostent*
tloue and di tive their bucci ss from a
lOng   I  Spi   . ee   la .-    Ill    hole!    llllaTS.
Waiter Looks at Tongue.
A guest complains that he has a
headache or Indigestion; wuat shall
hi  eat?
The waiter-specialist quickly asks
a lew questions, looks at the .atient's
eyes and (.aea a quick ilia: nosls Ot
liis malady.      Then he refers to th*
���
"i should suggest a little of this
and  nds,  sir,    he  says.      "Potatoes
are had  for you. sir.       A hall bottle of
light   wine will  not   hurt  you."
The chef al this hotel also knows
what foods are digestible oi lndlgea
tible and whai dishes are ] oison or
beneflMai to people with certain maladies.
So hot wei u ihem they contrive that
the diner has a oiea] n bi li is perfectly suitable for his co iBtltuUan,
without knowing that he Is, In facl,
being dieted for his particular complaint.
This enterprising head waiter gave
bis views on the subject  of medicine
and cooking to a correspondent.
Ought to Know Dietetics.
"Chefs and head waiters who take
their business seriously should have
a knowledge of dietetics." he said.
"it is part of our business to advise
people suffering from various mate-
dii B what to eai or drink. In time
one acquires tin instinct, in diagnosing
��� e'uu laints.
"Of course, being bead waiter, one
has to advise tactfully. Men with
liver complaints are most difficult to
treat. They sometimes insist upiw
ordei ing ricl dishes, which 1 know
will cause them agonies later on.
"Then there are gouty men, men
with 'nerves.' women with neuralgia
headaches���-each complaint calls for
a distinct diet."
The proprietor of a well known
London restaurant was also seen. "I
tun certainly of the opinion that chefti
and bead waiters should bave a knowledge of dietetics," he said.
"1 believe thai in years to come ***���
tels will have special menus and special tables for guests requiring "pre-
BCriptlon' diets. There is already ��
movement in thai direction."
Killed   By   Sneezing.
Brighton, Dee. 23.���An infant by
the name of Ogilvie, on whom an ii��-
ilitest was held at Brighton, ruptured
a blood-vessel while sueezing, ami
died from hemorrhage.
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Come In and See Us
at our new stand. We are located at
LEE'S FURNITURE EMPORIUM and
are now ready for business.
he Acme Clothing Company
Now, Who Said
Ties?
y._ ___, not ,. m *y M*M f" "��' ���"' ""-""''"
go no further.
Ev.ryth.no ft*, the t.te.t In coter .nd **., .nd th. frl**
will .ult everyone', pock.tbook.
W. ar* al.o making a leader of
Fancy Suspenders and
Armlets
(__m-4), ***th*r *Jfy iMftl and ���eotptakl. fr*T*W*X
W* Invwit Mm* to *u��t* th* many iiMtet pr***nt* ta _-*k,
ittl* **��� Mki wlll tak* th* hint and ahoy h*r* ���rly, for w* shall
���av* y** m*��*r, ������ th* saying |.  "ACME   PRICES  ABB   ALWAYS
��i��mt. r,,f Mk,i \m tfMmaiLAN wa___\
The
A. Chappel, Manager
Acme Clothing Company
Columbia street, New Westminster
TENDERS   FOR   FREIGHTING  SUPPLIES   FOR   THE   YUKON
TELEGRAPH    LINE.
EXTENSION   OF TIMR
11     The time for receiring tenders for
freighting of supplies for the  Yukon
Telegraph Liue ia Lhe course Oi the
seasons of lylu. iwn  and   1912,   _m
hereby  extended  to  Tuesday, Febna-
ary lii, lttlu. Tenders ar* to be sealed
tiud eudursed "Tender    for    Packing
Supplies,"  and addressed to  the undersigned. ' _*
Forms of tender and specification*
may be obtained and form of contract
seen ou application to Mr. J. T. Phe*-
au, Superintendent of Govei nment
Telegraphs, Vancouver, li. (J., Mr.
Wm. Henderson. District SuperinteeaD-
dent Government Telegraphs, Victoria, B. C, and from tlie Govern ment
Telegraph Agents at Ashcroft, B. C.,
Quesnelle, B. C, Hazeiton, B. C, and
Telegraph Creek, B. C.
Persons tendering are notified that
tenders will not be considered unleaa
made on the printed forms supplied,
and signed witli their places cuifwys
and signed with their actual signatures, with their occupations and place*
of residences, lu the case of firms, the
actual signature, the nature of the oo
cupatiou and place of residence of
each member of the firm must be
given.
Each tender must be accompanied
by an accepted cheyne on a chartered
bank payable to the order of the Honorable the Minister of Public Work*,
equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.) of the
amount of the tender for one year**
packing, which will be forfeited II
tlie person tendering decline to enter
into a contract waea called upon to
do so, or fail to oo��#!ete the work
contracted for. If the tender be not
���accepted the cheqae will be returned.
Tke departmeat does not bind itself
to aceept th* lowest nr -any tender.
By order,
NAPOUBON TESSIER.
Secretary.
Department of PabUe Works,
Ottawa, Deeember 16, 190*.
NOTJB���Provision la being made bf
Uie a*T*rnm*nt to ton extent or $*,-
It* M tor general _*J*_*M. reiewala���*���
bridges*, �����.. aJnng tsbn trail betweca
Hsieltnn nnd Win** Cabin, not
season.
CITV OF NEW WESTMIN8YER.
AppllaaUoa* wlU be reeetred by tke
anderalgasd i�� to noon of Taesday,
the 2Sth last, for tke poeittoa Of An-
sessment Commissioner for the OKy
ot New Westalaster. Salary SUMS
��*r moatk. W, A. -*_Vt_l*_
aty cieik.
City San, Dee. II. 1MW.
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THE DAILY NEWS.
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MONDAY,   DECEMBER  27
Tne Daily News
Published by Tne Dally .News Publish.
Ins Compan.., Limited, at their olficts,
The Dally News li'.ock, corner of McKenzie and Trew streets.
E. A.  Paige Managing   Director
MONDAY,   DECEMBER   27,   1909.
CHRISTMASTIDE.
The elements happily contrived to
provide for us a thoroughly seasonable and old fashioned Christmas. The
wind blew keenly on Friday, and the
eve of the great festival was ushered
in with tlie heavens obscured by that
monotony of greyish brown thai invariably betokens snow. And snow
tliere surely was. Though modest In
quantity it was sufficient to clothe
the earth completely with its soft
white mantle and to produce that
ph asanl and peaceful aspect which
to most of us appeais as being characteristic of Christ mas Day.
Yet for all this Yuletide is nol
quite what it used to be iu the days
of yore. In "ur observance of the
.meal lcsm.i1. Ihere is but the shadow
of the substance of the old time ceremonials and festivities remaining.
The decay of these is not by any
means modern, li was noticeable even
in Washington living's time, and ills
reflections are as apt today as they
were then. In his beautiful essay on
"Old Christmas," hu says; "The world
has become more worldly. There Is
more of dissipation and less of enjpy-
ment. Pleasure has expanded into a
broader but shallower stream, and
has forsaken many of those deep and
quiet channels where it liowed sweetly through the calm bosom of domestic life. Society has acquired a more
enlightened and elegant lone; but. it
has lost many of its strong locai peculiarities, its home bred feelings, its
honest fireside delights. The traditionary customs of golden-hearted an-
ti'l'iity. its fen.lal hospitalities Uld
lordly wassailings have passed away
with the baronial castles and stately
manor houses In whicli they were
celebrated."
"But manners and men alike with
time do change." Notwithstanding the
loss of the many ol I Vuli tide associations, we believe the Christmas festival of 1909 has been an occasion of
��� pplness and joy in thous-
ands oi Canadian homes.
RAILROAD MAGNATES
DESIRE SETTLEMENT
Will Meet Demands of the
Employees in an Amicable
Manner.
DESTRUCTION   OF   REFUSc.
o see there is a disposi
tion on in-.- pan. .... embeis ol
the City Council t.i se...   rai
rator.  Wi   b
. :pi essed in op] ositi in to the
installation of this apparatus at
Thursday evenings meeting are not
to  be  regard i  as  repn si nting   tl ���
; ." . ing and ili-it. ''ie .. Will not
be allowed to prevail. There i;, una,
nt. need of a more thorough and
>n_uic disposal of the refuse iu
this city, and no time should be lost
in esuildi.si.iiiii an eiieclive means to
this end. Otherwise we skull have the
summer upon us and the very unpleasant experience of the citizens
lu ibe way of evil-odored accumulations aud ugly filth heaps will be repeated in a worse lrom than ever before. ���
There is no method of dealing with
the refuse of a modern city tliat is at
all comparable witli an Incinerator for
��� aiiethi'iiess. This for the simple
reason that fire is the only agency
that Is certain in its destruction of
the evil, disease laden germs of rubbish and filth. Nor is there an.v other
system tliat is really so economical
in Its working, though perhaps lu its
initial cost it may be less. To attempt
to substitute any other means of dealing witli the contents of the dustman's can would be most inadvisable,
and in view of the fact lhat tiie ratepayers have specially sanctioned the
iu,eiuU'ator plan, any such step
would be decidedly retrogressive and
unjust.
W'e fail to understand why there
should be any difficulty in installing
ti satisfactory destructor plant ln this
city. Apparati of this Ui-scripiion are
in use In uli the principal cities and
towns'of Great Britain and the continent, and it should be easy to obtain
all necessary Information from one or
more of these sources, if it is uot possible to secure it on this continent.
What is more, the British destructor
plants are, in nearly; every instance,
profitable installations. They aie used
us a means 'of providing power tor
generating electricity and like purpoB*
es, whilst Uie 'product ot the furnaces
is put to commercial use. Among the
most successful of fetich installations
is one in ' tlie ' metropolitan borough
of Shoreditcb and another in the borough Of Batter-sea. The slag that is obtained froin the [attar forms a very
fine material for making street pavements.
.New York, Sat., Dec. 25.���The presidents of big eastern railroads are pie-
pared to meet lu au amicable spirit
tlie demands for increase.l wages now
being formulated by representatives
of 1_.,(i00 of their eniplovis, and when
these demands are formally presented
about January 6, they will be canvassed anei disposed of in suc.i a spinas to avoid, lf possible, a general
strike, in other words, acc.ndnig to
one railroad man, " leasonable demands' will be granted, a.ij it. remains to be seen whether the definition of the word "reasonable;1 will be
understood lu the same sense by the
railroads and by  their employes.
u. c. Blown, president u, uhe New
York Central, dlscusse.. the matter c-i
wage Increase witli the i nil J Piest
tonight, and bis views are i.picat witn
those of certain chie.s o,' tne Important roads concerned.
No Serious Trouble  One.
"1 understand," hi said, '.'from reports published as well as from other
sources tliat requests are being formulated by the employes of the various roads of Chicago, aad their requests for an increase In pay anu
changes of rules govei ning service
in various departments win be forwarded to the railroads aoout January 0.
"1 am not informed of the exact or
even approximate nature or amount
of these requests, but 1 do not believe
there need be any apprehension of
.-..., ...-, trouble.
"I have known for a great many
years the chief officers of tne various
orders of organized labor of railroads
and know them to be conservative
men, careful of the Interests of those
they represent.
Cost of Living Issue.
"On the other hand there ls no disposition on the part ot the railroad
presidents, so far as 1 have beeu able
to learn, to be arbitrary or unreasonable with their employes.
The whole matter hinges on the
que stion as to whether there has
been since the last increase in wages,
a material increase in tne cost of living. It investigation shows this to ne
the case, I doubt lf there ere any railroad managers or business men in
any of the various blanches of business activity who will question the
fairness of a reasonable adjustment
e :     agees. If, on the other hand, inves-
COQUITLAM   MUNICIPALITY.
tigatlon shows that then has been
uo increase in the cost of living the
railroads would not be justified in
making an increase, nor do I believe
the labor organizations will insist on
an  increase.
"This question of increased cost of
living ls being given most careful investigation, both by railroads and employes aud when the matter is finally submitted it will be very largely
oue of fact."
SHAVES IN DAHKNESS;
HEPcliTS IN HOSPITAL
Christmas at the Orphanage,
At the Orphanage everything went
off according to the program. Midnight mass was celebrated In tlie
chapel on Friday night, and on
Christmas Day there was a Christmas
tree that would make many of the
little boys and girls in comfortable
homes long to be an orphan just to
feel that tbey had a share in that
tree. Many of tbe friends of the institution were there with their good
wishes and their more substantial
gifts, and they all report a most enjoyable time.
Janitor Uses Solution of Concentrated
Lye  on   Face  and   May   Lose
His  Sight.
Los Angeles, Dee. 28.-- Charles
Smith, a janitor, shaved in the dark
last night, and though he finished the
task without cutting himself, he ap-
plied a solution of concentrated lye
afterward, mistaking it for the usual
emollient.
He is in a hospital today with liis
ftire disfigured and his sight seriously damaged.
Here lB tte B"t you Want A
SOLID     QUARTER SAWED
OAK    ROCKER,   ,���,,������   ^
ish with cobbler Beat, at thi
marked-down price of
Scotch  Whisky
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Protecting the Consumer.
When yieu buy Watson's Scotch by the
bottle you can be sure of getting tiie getauine
article, because we brand our corks and use an
adhesive capsule bearing our name, that cannot
be removed without tearing.
unfortunately wc aro not so wel! able to
protect ih? min who buys VVatscn s by the
S^lass���some dealers //////refill bottles.
But, onca you bet-cme accustomed to the
use of Watson s, any attempt on tlie part of a
dealer to substitute aa inferior article is almost
sure to attract your attention���for Watson sis
a Vvhiiky so distinctive in flavor and ?o far
beyond imitation, that those who once ur.e it,
can usually detect the difference between it and
other brands.
/ n�� I $t     on
The    annual    ratepayers'    meeting
will be held In the Municij tl 11
Westminster Junctio i oa        ua
1910, i e     (tig ai i p.m. _ i omptly.
By order of Cotim 11.
JOHN SMITH, C.M.R.
"THREE STAR"���A r.nl_l, tboruus-lly miltiireil Scotch.
"NO. IO"���A full-MiK., ricl.lv (hvor-i Sjot.-L.
JAMES W \TSO?<( & CO , Limited  -  Dundee.
LPPC  Furniture Emporium
,_____-��   !b_____     ___J Let's Block, Columbia Street,
Phone 73. NEW WESTMINSTER, i>. C
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HE   Howard
Watch has a fixed
price and a permanent
value.   You cannot be
overchargerf an.i yotlr neighbor canin-t
j;e: it fur '. -   .
If you want 11 kn w ! r.v I -
Howard hoick its \.i ue try to buy i ae
nt second hand.
Howard watchmakers make ami adjust every Howaro .:_��� a fine watch,
whatever the price���.^',5 to ^ 1 - .
Every IIowari- is eased :it the factory
and timed in its own case. Printed
ticket f.xfs the price.
Let ui shuw vou this distinctive
watch.
CHAMBERLIN,   THE    JEWELER
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THE  WEST.
THE
OJ&ED   IN   OME  DAY
Muu.Ti.n'1 Cold Remfely Relievea the
head, throat anil 'ntign almost limne-Uate-
l.v. Cbeeki Fetreri, ��te-i,,-i DUcliarges of
tne nose, taXi'�� away nil aches anl pains
caui"ail n? colds, lt cures (_ rip and "b-
stlnati? roughs and prerenta Pneumonia.
Prl'-.. .!5c.
Mara yon stiff or swollen jolntw, no matter how chronic? A..��k your tlrugu'Ht f���r
Munyon's Rheutnatlim Remedy suil tea
tow i|i:tckly  yon will he cored.
If you have any kidney or blaililer trouble eet Mnsyon'a Kidney llemeily.
Munyon'n Vltallser makes weak men
���Irong and restores lost powers.
"GET   THE   HABIT"
SPECIAL TODAY
LETTER PADS
10c and 15c
EACH
The Fair
646 Columbia Street.
We buy for caBb and Boll for the same
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    NEEDS
* THE  WEST. \
* AUTHORIZED  CAPITAL $6,000,000 ���
* PAID UP CAPITAL $2,200,000 I
* ���
J                                           HEAD   OFFICE,   WINNIPEG J
*        ..  ���
IS NOTICE
December 21.
The B.C.E.R. Westminster Branch will issue a Special 50c Rate to
Vancouver and return, fro>n Wednesday, December 22, 1909, good to
return January 2, 1910. The regular double-head service will b? maintained on Main Line with the addition of Special Cars Thursday and
Friday for the accomodation of the travelling public. The regular
Sunday service wlll be maintained on M in Line, City and Sapperton
Cars on Christmas Day.
This   is  the   building   time   in     Western Canada. We (                 ���'a *
strongly by being loyal to Western institutions. The Northern Crown ���
Bank Is closely identified with  tho financial growth of Western Can- *
ada, and  contributes the  full   strength cf all its resources to the bet- ���
ferment of the West. *
*
ONE   DOLLAR  STARTS  A   SAVINGS ACCOUNT AT ANY BRANCH ���
>                              Manager J. E.  HAWKSHAW. New Westminster. ���
���
SHOP EARLY AND AVOID THE
RUSH.
Insure Prosperity in 1910
by insuring in New Westminster
real estate through
White,Shiles & Co
628 Columbia St., New Westminster.
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WttESS   UPON   YOUR   MIND
TiiES�� TWO SPECIAL FACTS
Kobin Hnod Pour must satisfy you in
two fair trit.s or vou can have your money
back- it is thc guaranteed flour.
Robin Hood Vln.iT absorbs more moisture
than other flou, i therefore add more
water when you use it and get a larger,
whiter loaf.
Saskatchewan  Flour Mills Co.
Li.-nited
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THE DAILY NEWS.
PAOE FIVE.
SPORTING NEWS
HOODOO CONTINUES TO
DOG THE ROVERS
GREETINGS TO SALMON BELLIES
Let   This   St;r-t    s,
Headquarters For
Buv
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Met Defeat    at  Hands    of    Celtics of
VancouVel- on Christmas Day by
Score   of   1   to  0.
>ift
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4.
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS FOr TODAY'S BUYING
ich  Kiel  Gloves,  go-.
��� le    p< r pair  	
blat
���ui   Handbags, best value       ���      ,..,      .-,.;, ,
.    idkerehlefs'-flalore, Oalnty Neekweai    -���������-.-    q     -. ,     F ,,.,
18,   Children's   Woo    Go<   li
snecial   reductions.
-,,    Silk   Blouse-    special  prii ..
Tr.c  F.v.-:::rr. L.i-.7.'.T\
NEXT TO CI.      .ALL.
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A FAIR QUESTKON
Can   M;    v'   -      i��� .     b       ;��� w;,        Q| |Sge
tral     Would h
pleasaii   i,   i>. .   . :      ....      j
Optical Parlo
Dominion  "��� ru i    Bid)
W. F. TATE.
OOD
JOODS at
Clean, Crisp and Comj et< Stocli        " '   ches,
. ,.   S2verwar<    .   I   *lass   Br m hes   I ocke ���
ts, Chains, and r.   ; i< - w< " ill b<
dad 1   slur
d to Have You Call and   I ook  Over onr Stocl.
JOHN B. GRAY, Watchmaker and Jeweler
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DOM I MT\   TRI    '
iwn ii ������  nn
KMBGr" Z UUILX ' ��� ���"���
! Full sized lots (66x132), $150 each,
$30 cash, balance 6, 12. IS and 24
months. These lots are conveniently
situated and aro bound to increase
in value. Acreage adjoining these
lots is held at higher prices.   ;
McQuarrie & Co.
REAL   ESTATE   AGENTS
PRONT   STREET.
tKeep Your Mouse Warmf
Steam Heat With Oft JJftl I j
GAS-HEATED STEAM RADIATORS. %
JAMES & McCLUGHAN |
GOOD   8ECONOHANO      COOK   STOVFS
Trust Block, Proof St., N��w W-Vrmlm^r 5
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11".   I'." ��� ���"'   ��� ��� '     playetl a
bv i" i"""" fthti had ���'��� ' : had "".. !"r':
Uieeelll       118 '.  I 8C01  '   'I '"   '���  '   Wl       MllieS.
ftobi i ti   had  '���'"   cleai    i-lltbtg oil
a ial   Shawcross had thr< e opjportuni-
Ues which tun)"!' ' ril ���   conditions
would nl"" sl   '"'���   '"' e lesnlted
in e thing;    Whil*   Joimstoi.   -1
Hayes also gol  I une swift shots.
Blafck, I" l"'"1    t ,,lf,!:. bow
��� ��� ��� piaj ��� 'i ���' Bplehdld |��� . and
iiu-ie everj time thai th gtl ��ere
m,,. .,...���. a 11. -������.- iltiou ' ' the
ground dl I n ' favor the R i '
,-.., \_ i. ,|ng fast, while the ('overs
.fteeave shown "���"��� tl ��� re b ter on
- - ��� - *. ��� i,-    ifl  '    '      r fl !fl.
The   "���         '   "' '   b     '   ""���'
(he Ro ���' ��� put h the field 'his
,-������ ir and the resnl    ��� I     ppolnt-
rnenf    to  thern.      All   who    saw  fhe
j same,   h'-iwe.-.-r.    "  I :    '
iVirm shown by rhe local play   b,
and i'    ey  ian keep ir up (hey ou?ht
j with deeem  ItfOk ro be able to break
i the hoodoo that haa stayed wltt\ them
for ao lone:. bin N'ew Year's Day
they will meet rhe Shamroc
park, and1 are In hopes 01' rerrienln?:
their derear l hen
The two teams lined up as follows:
Rovers- Goal. Hanley; barks, l,y-
onB,  Kirby;    nalVes   boW,    lawyers
land  Bniee   fcfwai'ds   Cayd^lten, ROD-
srl ion. Shawcross, Johnston, Hayes.
Ooltles���Goal.     Blaek-     h'-^t'i.   Me-
i.ean. Thorpe; halves, Proctor, MTd-
K.-nvie. smith; forwards Sampson,
Crulekshajlk^ Dargle, Anderson,
Cajuipbell!
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Referee   Laily    of    Cornwall   Remembers the New Westminster Club.
P. J. Laily eei' Cornwall, the best
;e afad !, ��� . ��� feree
: '   . tains the best
be New W
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a Merrj
forgei
"P. J, LALLY."
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band      ' the Sail
In him tl from the
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opi ' lies an
hy bi ��� ���, t  the
national
TheH
ouse
that is 'the Leading Furniture House in the city was
lifted by honest, straightforward dealing. Special privileges to none.
SPECIAL BARGAINS FOR XMAS
BAT. NELSON TAKES
THE TEMPERANCE STAGE
Hicago,   1 ,.
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H      111 lig] i
".'   ��� $250,01
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them h lifted Iquoi
.   nevei wlll."
nplou  told
Willi: :      '     :
hlbitl part;    In a
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platl fhi   Chi-
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hitting I .,   are
Ing t      ay ti ting
warned ubuut
drfnkln       .    I  think tl ., ��� -
ai   a gatnerln
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W. E. FALES
Furniture Dealer, Upholsterer and Undertaker
618 Agnes Street.
Ahcuset,  Quatsino,  C and
way po
VANCOUVER NANAIMO ROUTE.
S.S. Joan.
I eav<=   \. .... p.m, dally,
Sunday.    I ' Nanalmo        l
a.m.
ALASKA ROUTE.
Prii. I, Vancouver
id July 9.
Princess    May    leaves
line IS and July 2.
For   fee' 11 ���  ' and   Information
call or
e.i.  COULfclT,
Agent, New Westminster
C. B. POSTER,
'. Gen. Pass  Agent, Vancouver.
J.  \V.   TKOUF,
General Suparlntend nt   victoria.
Gannon  Beats Sieger.
Phil   '     ...     Pa.,  Dec     '     ������'
ay 1
��� I arlle Sieger ol He
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the third i b wei
..':    ,   '    gong souud-
Ing the flftl        , was
when the Bght
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Boor wh it a
the j
NORTHERN  B. C.  ROUTE.
Prii,.        Beatrli ��� uver
une 13 and July 3.
B.C.   COAST   MAIL   SERVICE.
SS. Queen  Cltj   leaves    Vane.	
Juno 14 and 27. aiai every two weeks
thereafter.
FRASER   RIVER.
S.S.   Beaver.
From   N   .    ' V< ���'-      ster     Monday,
iVednesday and Fridaj  ut 8 a.m.
From ChllHwael. Tuesday, ThursdAy
"The Milwaukee"
"The Pioneer Limited," St. Paul to
Chicago, "Short Line," Omaha to
Chicago, "South West Limited"
Kansas City to Chicago.
No trains in tbe service un any
railroad in the world ikai mjual ln
equipment that ot tho Chicago, _Uil-
vraukee & St. Paul Railway. They
own and operate their own sleeping
and dining oar* on all their trains and
.rivo their yatrons an excellence of
service uot obtaliable elsewhere.
II. S. HOWE, Qe����ral Agent.
184 Third St., oor. Ald��r. Po-Maad. Or.
Decision to  Dohan.
Savannah
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Gall at the Royal Cafe
DOMINION TRUST BLOCK.
Wolgatnott Orchestra in Attendee:
TUESDAY  FROM    6 to 8 and 10 to 12
SATURDAY   FROM 6 to 8 and 10 to 1
SUNDAY    FROM     6 to 8
The Best 25c Lunch and 35c Dinner in Town.
Tasty Cooking ancl Attentive Service. The Epicure's
Resort.
un,jin__tnwm"BLi. .'.'jj.!-!!" m. n ~
No Fight in Utah.
u- \   ��� __, i       .      G yernoi
���   ' lah arrlvi- I  todaj   iioin  I : 11
In   msci "      Jt D
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his firm belli t thai        e was not
chance In a thptjsand Dt tie.   '
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'The laws o!    the   sf.ate m^s
Obey     and     1   'hall   rollov,     '
the letter, 'hi
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Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
British Columbia Coast Line
Service.
TIME TABLE
ANCOUVER   VICTORIA   SEATTLE
ROUTE.
S.S. Princess Victoria leaves Van
joiiver 11 p.joa,, polns direct to Seat-
fe dally except  Wednesday,
3.?!. f.'har;:i r !> aves Vam-ouver 1
.m��� dally for Victoria.
ss. Princess Chajlotte leaves van
.ouver, 10 a.m. dally, excopt Friday
or Victoria.
v.  v    _....
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S.S. Trader will leave Victoria for
Xew Westminster every Tuesday.
I'.i;aves New Westminster on Wednesday.
WEST COAST ROUTE.
_W*S, fees.
Leaves Victoria 11 P-m. 1st and 14^1
>-aeh month for Quatslnp and way
pons,   twentieth   of  ea-ch   month   for
Would You
pay one grocer more per sack for
your flour or sugar than you could
get it for from another, quality being
equal? Of course not, you say.
Well, that \ls what you are doing
In regard to your insurance if you do
not Insure with me, for 1 charge less
than others and my policies are written in reliable Canadian and British
companies only.
LET ME! QUOTE YOU MY  RATES.
Alfred W. McLeod
PKone 62
" TKe Insurance Man" 657 Columbia St.
^or scows, tow
boats, jobs of
any hind on the
Coast apply to
We Can Save You  Money
*.+,%&���**t**i*****y* <*��iri*<i1*tyttt*tit'r'i*-'t'
'; Nuts    Candies   Oranges
: Grapes Table Raisins
j: Fio-s       Dates      Apples
���Xi i m m n QTri'T t tt TtrnTi'rrm t r ��� *������ -1
�����������������������������������������<
CROCKERY AT COST TO CLEAR
Can give you a nice big   Platter   to
set your Christmas Turkey oh for....
Come in and secure a bargain if you require any dishes before Christmas
t I. FADER'S
ODD FELLOW8' BLOCK.
Cai<nairvd4|ft#
Streets, opp.   Ruisell
HoW< '
TELEPHONE 97.
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MONDAY,   DECEMBER 27
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LACK Of OfflCERS
THREATENING ARMY
An Alarming Unwillingness
of Young Men of Upper
Classes to Take Exams.
London, Dec. 26.���The unpopularity
ul tin armj as a profession Ior tlie
ii, per . lasses is causing seriously
anxiet) to Secretary of War Haldane.
Parents no lunger hanker alter placing their sons in crack reegiments, or
even In ordinary Une regiments, be-
ca ise the pay is 60 inadequite anu the
chance of promotion is so risky.
iin re also is a strong feeling against
the present board of selection and
ng officers feel that favoritism is
on the increase.
Any tiiol with money can now enter the brigade of guards ur Hie
household cavalry and the public examinations for these commissions
have long been dispensed with. And
yet tliere are vacancies to be tilled.
Competitive   Test   Abolished.
In July last tbe authorities found to
their horror that the candidates for
Sandhurst, the military academy,
weir fewer than the vacancies, such
a thing never bud happened before,
and the army council in a panic did
awa] with the competitive examination.
Bul much more alarming is the
news which lias leaked out tuis week
that the competitive examination for
commissions in the artillery, engineers aud infantry, which was to bave
been held this month, have been
abandoned. Secretary Haldane has
done an Immense amouni of good
work for the rank and file but the
armj council has neglected the officers, who are badly paid and whose
pros]), ais are always shrouded in un���]
certainly.
Hank and File Better Off.
The lank and file are better looked !
alter  than  tbey  have  ever been   before.      The  barrack lite  Tommy  Atkins" henceforth    will    be dream of'
luxury.     The cubicle system is to be
adopted in all   the    barracks in  the
United    Kingdom.     instead    Of    the j
publicity of domitories, each private i
soldier will have his own cubicle and '���
_\wll  la   allowed to decorate it as be
pleases.     A start has been made al-
ready at Woking Barracks, and with
in a year all other barracks will be
similarly reconstructed.
But while "Tommy Atkins" is bet-'
ter fed, better paid and belter boused
than ever, the Britisli officer goes on
ris way underpaid, overworked and in
many cases unrecognized.
IMMENSE MOSAIC
FOUND IN ITALY
Discovered Unde:- Floor of
Cathedral at Aquileia in
Perfect bnape.
ment of national unity, aud it is
pleasant to know that Canada now
possesses several of these. We
heartily wish The Canadian Courier
long life aud continued Influence and
sue1.'ess.
TENDERS.
London, Dec. 26.���The Venice correspondent of the .Morning Bosi sends
particulars of a marvelous mosaic
pavement discovered beneath the
Hour of the great Cathedral of Aquileia. During drainage operations the
whole of tbe right aisle. 154 feet by
.17, was laid bare, resulting in the discovery at the depth ot a metre of a
beautiful and absolutely perfect mosaic floor, of which not a single piece
is missing.
It musl be tbe largest in existence,
as it extends over the whole nave
and left aisle as well, and it is believed that it stretches beyond tbe
church as far as the huge campanile.
Tbe design depicts birds, beasts and
fishes, a shepherd with Pan's pipes
in one band and a sheep over bis
shoulders, a stork with a
its beak, and two dolphins.
of the mosaic is uncertain,
unique.
To All Our Customers.
WE WISH A HAPPY AND
PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR
We beg to thank theni all for their
patronage in the past and bope that
they will continue to favor us with it
in the future.
J. M.
Tenders    addressed    to the  m.der-
.e . edal Ottawa, In sealed enve opes,
marked on the envelopes Ten-
aers for Quarantine Supplies, wWbe
received up to noon of the hit.vntli
daj of January, 1910, for supplies foi
Quarantine Station. .
'The following supplies tire required.
Coal;
Firewood;
Fish;
Groceries;
Hardware and ship chandlery;
��� ':i,;
y, dlcal stores an.! disinfectants'.
Uniforms,   und other   articles of
apparel;
Vegetables.
Forms may be obtained by application  to    the Department  of    Agriculture. Ottawa, or to the    Medical Superintendent at Quarantine,
The Departmenl does Dol bind itself to accept the lowest or anv tinder.
Newspapers copying tbis advertisement withoul authority from the Depai i menl w ill nol be paid.
A. L. JARVIS,
Assistant Deputy Minister and
Secretary of Apiculture.
Ottawa, Canada, November 11, 1900
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ROYAL
How nicely and easily a Cake can be iced with
LAND   REGISTRY AC!
He i.ois 96 and 9. Bin
parts of lots 28, 29 and '
New Westminster dl i ��� \
v. hereas proof ol tin b
dcate of title ,\���  ., ,.
name of   Margarel    ;
has been lil -.1 ���, thl   0n,       '   :-
Notice Is herebj
al the expiration oi
the date of the firs, '    i
of, in a dallj  ae    ,
a   duplicate of
the city  of \< ���..   \\
unless  ii    tin    ,  ,
'  to  111
Lion be made to m,   i! W
Districl  i;
Land  Registrj   0
ninster, B. C, Deci
I
���a
snake In
The date
but it is
GREAT NEW YEAR'S ATTRACTION
Magnificent   Production   of   "Are   You
a Mason?"
The big stock company from Heck's
treat re will appear at the Opera
liouse on New Year's Day. for the
lirst time ber at popular prices, seats
for which wil be on sale tomorrow
morning, in the huge laughing success, "Are Vou a Mason?" wliich lias
scored heavily all over this country
and England. It ran three bundled
nights in .New York and in England
enjoyed the distinction of being personally commended by King Edward
VII., who characterized "Are You a
Mason?" as the play whicli bad made
his understand American humor. The
company which will bring this play
to New Westminster Is iin exceptionally strong one, having been personally selected by the lieck TheaM.
Company from amongst the best people in the east, It is headed by Miss
Victory Hatei'an and contains such
artists as liienda Fowler. William
Dills, Ruber! Weill) Lawrence, Philip
Sheffield, Leon Lindhard. Percy Kil-
bridge and others.
| The highest pro-
I duct of the mill-1
I ing industry.
i/ane ieing
ChocolAtn. ?lnk, Whit*. L��mon, Ornngs,
Altaor.d,   Maple   aod   Coconut   Cream.
ABSOLUTELY PURB IC1JIGS
. .IE COWAN CO.. Ltd.. TOROKTO ^
L.m-wii.irwi. ,-*x_��*,-*��*!i__._i iwiWOTafflB >MMirrj
$*^
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Fifty Horses Burned.
New York, Dec. 25.���More than
fifty horses were burned to death and
two firemen were overcome during a
fire tonight ln a four-storey stable in
Easl Ninety-eighth Btreet. The loss
is about $63,000.
Woman   Mailcarrier   Killed.
Spartansburg, S.C., Dec. 25.���.Miss
Myra I licks, the only woman mailcarrier in South Carolina, and one of the
ihn i women so employed in the United Stati B, was struck by a train to- j
day and fatally injured.
The Canadian Courier ba^ entered
upon its fourth year of publication
and continues to make 'vonderful progress. For many years Canada was
without a national Illustrated weekly,
and when The Canadian Courier was
started there were not many who believed that the country was big
enough to support such an expensive
publication. It was recognized, however, that Mr. John A. Cooper, who
had heen editoi of the Canadian
Magazine for more than ten years,
was not likely to embark on such an
enterprise without due consideration.
That he has been able to duplicate
his success and to produce a periodical whicli finds a rjady Bale from
coast to coasi is a matter for congratulation. National periodicals are an
Important feature in the growth of
national  literature and    the develop-
.
We Claim the Distinction
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Furnishings
and are^offering a few suggestions that jjwill interest early
buyers:
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VANCOUVER,    B.    C.
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Holiday
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in Toys, Dolls, Fancy Goods,
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shows up in our stock. Come
and see it.
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B.CCoast3S.Sai}S
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ember 18.
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day, ii p.m,
To Nanalmo   Dalh
FROM   NEW  WESTMINSTER
Upper Praser    rl
ainl      way    points
leaves     W    I
Monday, Wedn.   I
turning, leaves Chilli
on Tuesday, Tiie.,
Por further partlcul      ,
: dress
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NEW   WESTMINSTER,   B   :
Telephone  13. .. o(
Mode! Sign Works
SIGN, SCENE AND ORNAMEN1AL
PAINTING
Old News Block, Sixth Street
New Westminsti r,
TheO. P. Young, Prop.
I'd
Christmas Turkeys, Ducks,
Geese and Chickens
COMB TO
Central Meat J
0��rn��r Elgin It. anl    mt liini*
PHONB  i/a
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W>^_fcf-C��*!
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Fur
We have had an exceptionally good season in this department and are
making extraordinary sacrifices to clear out what we have still on hand.
We have only a small assortment left, and if you really want a fur bargain you want to snap up one of these quickly. They are all in splendid condition and from the best furriers in the East this season. The
prices quoted will move them fast, and it will be to your interest to get
to our store good and early.
Ono sot Isnbolls. tor. tho richest and most popular fur shown
this Beason, Long stole with bead on back and two real
tails. Two heads and two tails on tho newest shape flat
mutt. 490 for _ $70
One eef black Umber lynx, similar style to above. Stole and
muff. I31..60 for   ___. $20
Ono got stone marten, -jr.6 poeBum, short deep stole and largo
Imporlal muff. |20 for,.^,. .... .._... ....,_, $15
One set black caraenl, I4.ft.th thro* bask scarf aaC l��r*�� Imperial m����. fSo for... mmmt ..... ^ ������...,..,.. ��15
(__��� rmng ladle* set On*, UmI Umm searf aid hartal
���aft  111 for   ,���.......,  ... #11
Oronbergi-r tnlsk sajwrtne, oxcrptlonally rich and made f"'"1
selected Bklns. $4| for __.���___... __,___,____, $32.00
OrenbWger mink ��*t��rtB��, smaller style than above, f  > r^
...�� ... ... ��.��.._...____���,__,,_,,.���, H_..  ,...   ..$-5
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516-522 COLUMBIA STREET, OPP. CITY HALL.
Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings, Boots and Shoes
��� j lir",
J fig      ' M0NDAY,   DECEMBER   27,   1909.
THE DAILY NEWS.
PAGE SEVEN.
CSassifiec"   Advc
rtasemcnts
LOST.
B) vcK  COCKER   SPANIEI .
LOS' t      months old. Reward
!��U to 410 Bt. George St.
FI\
lVi:, /I. central locaUon. Full par-
tS  - ���.-�����'��������� !.��������>  News
^Sordheimer); snap for cash atY   ���
IgneB street. ~_ LO
���^T~/.l.i:    OKANAGAN      POTA
il ' on the marki i.     Inquire
Bros.,    real    estate ol
Smith.
ROOMS TO   RENT.
I   -TWO Fl  llMMIKIi
'       '   vpplj Arrow Press Prlntini
i     .,    Block,   292     Fronl
~~J^JLCJRlCAl- WORKS.
ii Ju/      .   elec'rlcal    macl
^/:/l/;���//���/^
etc,     Rank ^n   motor rePa,rlng,
^SH^AND   GAME.
BENSON  &  AYUNQ, FISH   FRUr
Ga        ' etci      BeJbi
opp   ...
THEATRES.
CRYSTAL   THEATRE,   702   COL.UM-
e i street. Fins-class moving
pictures; lllustrateil songs; numerous attractions. Program changed
Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
THE EDISON THEATRE, CORNER
Columbia and Eighth. H.gtj-oiass
moving pictures, illustrated songs.
Program changed Monday, Wednes.
lay and Friday.
WOODWORKING.
:    LBS,   THE   FURNl'l
corni, '     inueraea
e
���Li.."'1" '"������ nlgl.t call    i
-"ibiri:   ix gro
,:      Tbe Pure Food
Suiwly Grocery  P   ,,
LIVERV   STABLE.
\VO     ROOMS
UTm     KING ' |.     a
mT
hies.
' STMINSTER WOODWORKING
Co., bank, olilce and store fittings;
dnet, stair, showcases, mantels
ind detail work. Designs and estimates furnished. .1. Brookes, pro
prietor, Works; Corner Eleventh
and ear line. P. O. box 254, Phone
473.
UNE   WORK  AND  GE .
\ii. thing    from    a
clock   to mi    nui   :
mechanl :al expert, No.
eet,    Dominion     I i i
MACHINE Wi
1 ' ���   ��� e   y west
_ turei      r modern
ela ���'    an1 si it ons  pre
pared
FRATERNAL   SOCIETIES.
I. 0. 0. P.���AMITY LODGE, NO. 27.���
The   regular  meeting  ot  thi,;   lodge
held in Oddfellows' hall, Carnarvon  Btreet, every Monday    evening
at i jas. Ferguson, uotiie
grand,    W. C. Coatham. rec. secy.
A. O. U. W.���FRASER LODGE NO. 3
���Meetings the flrsta nd third Tuesday In each month, visiting brethren cordially invited io attend.
Lodge room, A. 0, 0. W. hall, Odd
fellows' 1 loi k, Clarkson street.
WHITE, SHILES  <fc  CO.
.    ami   Insurance   Agents
ai  Buourban  property,
iia sireet.
ASSOCIATION OP H. i .
n, manager, P. o. Box
ne eia4.
BK
'���  C.  MONUMENTAL WORKS, JAS
ilcKa
��� ' tal
e. etc    Sal
���    : strei t, New  Westminster!
y   -'   ILL      SINCLAIR,      INSI R
..  -      estate, etc, ii located lor
ent at the office of the Settlers' >       I ition, Begbie street, op-
;    e Windsor Hotel	
PA/JERJHANGING  &  DECORATING.
I HUDSON, WALL PAPER, ROOM
Mi .: lings, Burlaps, and Sanltas;
house painting, kalsominlng, paper
hanging and decorating. sixth
strct. Npw Westminster
AUDITOR AND ACCOUNTANT.
R.T PRINCE,    AUDITOR AND AC-
nl ml      Audits made.    Systen b
d     Agent for the Hall Sal'.
C     R 10m  9,   Westminster    Trust
P. 0.  Hox 796,
PIANO TUNING.
OS AXD ORGANS TUNED AND
repaired by your local tuner, W, E.
M irtin, Mus. Baa, city. A Hue
will bring him,
H |   . \i TT. AUDITOR  ANU
Ti 1.  It  128.    Room ",.
������ r Ti ust  Block.
ARCHITECTS.
���V\\e"��*.' .���
PRINTERS.
WESTMINSTER PRESS FOR EVERV
kind of jo'e printing. Midget loose
leaf 1i.1l" rs; Cowie Carbon Papers.
Phone 55, P, O. Box 142. Old
Dally  News  Block. Sixth street
COURT BRUNETTE, NO. 4099, 1.0.P
���Meets the fourth    Friday    in    the
month  at    _ o'clock, In the  small
i   . [fellows' block.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES,
Aerie No. 20.���Meets every Tuesday
'������ ening al i p.m. In the EagK s
hall, Columbia streei. J. N. Altcb
eson. W. Pres.; H. Schofleld, Secro
tary.
.OARD OF TRADE���NEW WEST-
minster Board of Trade meets .n the
board room, City Hall, as follows:
Third Thursday of each month;
quarterly meeting ou the third
Thursday of February, May, August
and November, at v p.m. Annual
meetings on tlie third Thursday ol
February. New members .may be
proposed and elected at any monthly or quarterly meeting. C. H.
Stuart-Wade, secretary.
Walker vs. Surrey  Municipality.
Following is the Judgment in full
handed down bj IHs Honor Judge
Howa) in the ease of Walker vs. The
Municipality of Surrey:
The neat question ln this appeal is:
"Are the lamls of the appellant exempt In whole or part from wild bind
tax, as coming within the hist excep-
tio i of 1909, c. 37, s. 2?"
That section declares that land'on
which there are not existing Improvements to the value of ?5 per acre is
wild land, but it may nevertheless be
taken out of that class it' (inter alia)
it is "Included within the area reclaimed or being reclaimed under any
dyking or drainage scheme und assessed for sueii reclamation work" at
a certain amouni.
Il is common ground that there are
not. existing Improvements to the
val ie of $5 per acre on the binds in
question, lt is, therefore, prima facie wild land. The appellant in order te succeed must bring himself
within the above exception.
in the words of Tuscherean. J., in
The King vs. Algoma Central Railway
Co. (1902), 32scR at p. 293, the appellant claims therefore an exemption
from the taxes Imposed by a statute
undi i wl i :h tax itlon is the rule and
exemption the exception. Now all
exemptions must be strictly construed
and the burthen of establishing that
the land In question is free from this
iax might perhaps well be said upon
an aetion of this nature to be upon
the appellant.
The statute like ail legislative enactments is deemed to be always
speaking, R.S.B.C. cap. (1) S 10. The
words "reclaimed or being reclaimed"
therefore have reference to the present condition of the land. Reclaim
means to rescue from wild, desert, or
I the like,     imperial Dictionary.
To be exempt tbe laud must fulfil
two condition; lt must Uj be "reclaimed or being reclaimed," and (2)
it must be "assessed for such reclamation work."
If either of these two factors be
missing, the appellant  falls.
At the hearing a great deal was
sahl aboul the strlcl consti uctlon of
taxing aeis. in Aitornej General vs.
I Carllon Hank, 1899, 2 Q.B. 104, however, Lord Russell it Killinui', C. J.,
says: "l see no reason wny Bpecial
cannons of construction should be applied to auy act of Parliament, ami I
know of no authority for saving thai
a taxing act is to be construed differently from any oilier acl. The duty
Of the court is, in all eases the same,
whether the act to be construed relates la taxation or to any other subjeel, si/..: to give effeel -'en the Intention ol the legislature, as thai Intention is to be gathered from the language employed, having regard to the
context in connection with which it is
employed."
This ease was followed In the Supreme Couri of Canada in The King
vs. Algoma Central Railway 32 S.C.R.
277 al p. 283 Tascherean, J., says:
"1 may at once n fer to the often re-
peated assei tlon relied upon bj the
respondents that a taxing act musl be
construed BtrlcUy. Now i do nol see
how it is possible to contend thai a
taxing act is to be  istrued differently  from any other act."
Now let us look ai the facts. Thi se
are not iii disptile. In 1889 the municipality of Surrey undertook a dyking
scheme. The works were completed
and the dyke stocd for a time, almost
a year. I understand, when the floo
gate in the Serpentine river gave
way.      Nothing has since been done
to replace thai floodgate and the tide*
water Uows upon the hind as before.
, it is clear, theiel'oie, that the land is
I not rescued from tidal overflow. It
Is therefore not. "reclaimed." There
Is no suggestion that lt is "being reclaimed."
B.v the Surrey Dyking Act. 1892,
cap. 60., the appellant's lands, with
oil,ers mentioned in the schedule
thereto, were to be "rated and as-
. il for a sum sulficient to paj the
interest and provide a sinking fund
for the redemption at maturity" of
eei tain debentures Issues in connection with  the said dyking scheme.
Sufficient sinking fund has been
levied from year to year that the de-
| bentures ln question are now matured
and paid off and the lands of the appellant are no longer actuallj enti red on any assessment roll for any
annual assessmenl in respect of such
dyking scheme. Alter matiiriu and
paymeni of the debentures the lands
cannot be said to be "assessed for a
sum sufficienl to pay tlie interest and
provide a sinking fund for the re-
| demption at maturity" of the debentures.
The appellant's lands therefore do
not come within the words of the exemption and are subject tn the wild
land lax. This disposes of the ease.
By agreement of counsel there will
be no order as to costs.
P. W. HOWAY.
County Judge.
December 20, A.D., 1909.
"Lifebuoy Soap ls delightfully refreshing for hath or toilet. For washing underclothing lt is unequaled.
Cleanses   and   purifies,
SONS OF SCOTLAND BENEFIT Association, Lord of the Isles Camp
191���Meets on tbe first and third
Tuesday of every month In K. of P.
hall.      Chief, W. Sutherland.
If DFELLOW,  ARCHITECT.
iv r.   Block.
CABINET   MAKING.
HWAITE,    i U3II
i ���   ipholBten      i   i  i
behind    Burr bb
md  'i- P dri I,  Mis-
���   in  flr and
RESTAURANTS
1 (KENNY'S RESTAURANT    &    CAFE
l Ic   'ts,  21   ��� Ior   H.      lh
cooking. All white cooks; no O I
ta] lab* e ;      Open daj an;
nighl       Opposite tram offlce.
CHIMNEY   SWEEPING.
CHIMNEY    SWEEPING    \M>   GUT
li        n. McElroy, Ti I. l11"
SECONDHAND   STORE.
. BUY ANL SELL FUI:.Mil RE
and all k'uds of new and s.'cond
hand goods. A Speck, near Tram
offlce,
DRESSMAKING.
IMAKINQ ��� SUITS,   SKIRTS,
728 Royal avenue. 204-6
STENOGRAPHY    &    TYPEWRITING
FREEMAN     BUNTING,     ROOM     J,
Guichon block.     P. O. Box 694.
(TSTdM STWNOORAl'HY AND
Typewriting; copy work business
letters, etc. Province offlce, Co
lumbia street.     Phone 62.
I. O. G. F.���ROYAL CITY LODGE
No. 3���Meets In Oddfellows: hull.
Columbia stive:, every Friday even
!n_; at S o'clock. Visiting hrethren
will be made welcome. <;. E. Gilley,
N. G.; C E Osborne, P G, record-
.. n tary
OTHER FRATERNAL SOCIETIES
dude the Union L idge, No. 9, A
F. and A. M.. King Solomon Lodge
NO. 17. A. F. and A, M.; L. O. L
No. 1150; L. O. 1. No. 1598; Court
Sapperton, No. 4683, I. 0. P.; C. "
F. Court Westminster, No. 330;
Brotherhood  Of Owls.  Nest  No. 29.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL
1283���Meets second and fourth
Mondays at 8 p.m., St. Patrick's
Hall, Blackwood St.
DYER3   AND   CLEANERS.
1WV.U.  CITY   CHEMICAL   CLEAN-
its mid dyers ;.4f> Columbia Btreet,
',;""" R278. The place whom th'>
dirt and dust Is removed from tho
fibre���aoi pressed In. Goods culled
f,J~ and delivered.
IT  PAYS TO ADVERTISE
TAILORS.
GALVlNJ LADIES'  ANU  MEN'S TAJ
lorlng. A new line of fall Bull-
lng Just ln. Button making, press-
ing uud repairing. Room 8, Smith
block. Entrances 625 Columbl* St.
and 1.04 Clarkson st.    Phone K50S.
LAND REGISTRY ACT.
1"'"  i���"''< e that an application bas
,'   '���     idi   to register Charles Brad-
\"-   ls '<"' owner in fee simple, un-
"' a tax sale deed from the reeve
' 'clerk of Burnaby to Charles Brad-
Ing   date   the   16th   day   of
;ul-v' -A D���  1908, of all and singular
''i;it cen dn parcel or tract of   land
Mli Premises situate, lying and being
l:: l!''  District of Ni w Westminster,
!' ' .'Ince Of  British Columbia,
I'   tlcularly    known   and   de-
'"""' - i Lots 16 and 16, subdivision
"'.'      - 2, .,1 part of Lot 29, Group '-
y��u nal those claiming through or
",ulr|   you   and   all   persors   claiming'
i in tlu; said land by vii-
lf any  unregistered Instrument,
isotis claiming any Interest
?.. ,1"1 said land b) descent, whose
'."" Is Dol registered under the pro-
,isl""' of the "Land Registry Act,''
'Ul' required to contest tbe claim of
,"" ,:,v: purcbaser wtthln forty-flve
���M from the date of the Bervlce of
;���' n��tlce upon you. and In default
, ;i caveat or certificate of U�� l)011'
(1""*  being  tiled   wilhin   BUCh   period.
'" '" default of   redemption l>l'fon'
,    ""ation, you and each of you wil
""   forever   estopped   and   debarred
"" ''Ming up any claim to or in re-
JPcct of the said laud, and 1 shall
register  Charles  Bradbury  as owner
"""' In fee. And I hereby order
.,';'' Publication of this notice for
I', y ''ays In a dally newspaper pub-
'��ned i��� Now Westminster wlll ��"
'-'"I"1 and sufficient  service thereof.
')a,|,<l  at   the  Land  Registry  Olllo.
,*' Westminster,  Province of  Brit-
|* Columbia, tlds'sotiidayof Novem
C. 8. KEITH,
A   IV. 190'.).
District Registrar.
To .Tames Ililand, James Highland.
NOTICE.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
the Grand Trunk Pacific Branch
Lines Company will apply to the
Parliament of Canada, at its present
session for an Act further amending
the Act Incorporating the Company,
chapter 99 of tlie Statutes of 1906, aa
amended by Statute 86 of the Statutes
of 1909 by authorizing the construction of the following additional  lines
ol railway:���
in From a point on the western
Division of the Grand Trunk Pacific
Hallway between the easi limit oi
of Range 12 and the West limit oi
Range 17, west of the third meridian
,hence in a southwesterly aud westerly direction to a point iu the vicinity of Calgary, or to a point on tne
line which the Company Is authorized under paragraph 14 of clause u
of said chapter 99 to construct to
Calgary:
12) From a point on the proposed
line mentioned In paragraph (1) between tbe easi limit of Range 20 ana
SE west limit of Range 28, west of
the third meridian, tlience lu an east
Sly and southeasterly ����$����
Regina or to appoint  In the Uclnlty
thereof. ,     nrntinflfid
(8)    From a point on the P,0I��sea
Hne mentioned In  paragraph  W  oc
01 M)   From a point on the westerly
mision of the Cami Trunk:PacMc
���,���w;iy  between   Artland   and  Wato
ss MTttW-sa-...
Lethbridge or to a point BW
lty of Lethb" ge on    *<      ^        ^
th, company   s   nnd rv -^
of clause 11 or Bam <-" v
���IN-
THE       DAILY NEWS
orized to construct from Calgary to
the southern boundary of the province of Alberta at or near Coutts.
ni) From a point on the main Hne
of tbe Western Division between
Moose Lake and Tete Jaune Cache,
thenee through the drainage Of the
Clearwater River, Bonaparte River.
Seton and .Anderson Lakes and the
Lillooet River or the Squamlsh River
or between the last two rivers to
Vancouver, British Columbia authorizing an issue of bonds te the extent
of J30..000 a mile of the said lines ol
railway, numbered tl) to lal Inclu
ind   comprising    the  said
ive
lines
within what are defined by the said
Act as the "Manitoba. Saskatchewan
and Alberta Extension
an  Issue of  bonds to
uitliori/iti
the extent of
$50,000 a mile of the said line of railway numbered (6) and comprising
tho said line within what Is defined
bv the said Act ns the "British < Olumbla Extensions;" and also amending paragraph 11 of clause 11 of the
said Act, as regards the southern terminus of the line thereby aUthomea.
Dated at Montreal this 29th day or
November, 1909.
W. H. BIGGAR.
Solicitor  for  Applicants.
NOTICE RE LULU I8LAND BRIDGE.
The condition of the old bridge ��
not considered safe for rehlenlar
traffic and the public generally are
cautioned against hauling loads of
any kind over It.
Persons continuing to do M ���"��'
this notice must take all the risks oa
themselves.
By order. W. A. DUNCAN,
City Clerk.
City Hall, New Westminster, July
23rd, 1909.
MAKB YOUR APPEAL to tfia fuhllo
through the column* of THE DAILY
NEWS.   Tho Morning Paper.
\_mmES_m*. -~ rasEEagaa
-1_;*ll;i.._t3n___ ;,_ i , ,m_t  : .
To Be Given Away ABSOLUTELY
FREE.
Six (6) Full-sized lots, 50x122, Burrard Subdivision,
on the sun-kissed slope of Burrard Inlet, just where
the bridge will cross the Second Narrows.
TO INTRODUCE LIGHTHOUSE SOAP THE MANUFACTURERS ARE GIVING AWAY ABSOLUTELY FREE CLEAR TITLES TO SIX OF THE FINEST LOTS IN BURRARD SUBDIVISION OF
NORTH VANCOUVER. TWO OF THESE LOTS WILL BE GIVEN AWAY IN VANCOUVER DISTRICT, TWO IN VICTORIA DISTRICT, ONE IN NEW WESTMINSTER DISTRICT AND ONE IN
NANAIMO   AND    LADYSMITH  DISTRICTS.
BURRARD OFFERS THE BEST OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO MAKE A LITTLE PILE IN A
FEW YEARS, PERHAPS IT MAY BE ONLY MONTHS. WE HAVE THE POSITIVE ASSURANCE
THAT THE BRIDGE IS TO BE BUILT ACROSS THE SECOND NAhROWS IN THE VERY NEAR
FUTURE���THE GOVERNMENT HAVING PLEDGED THEMSELVES TO DO THIS. EXPERTS TELL
US THAT IT WILL BE BUILT TO BURRARD. THIS BEING SO. WHAT DO \ OU THINK WILL
BE THE VALUE OF THESE LOTS ON TrtE COMPLETION! OF TH: BRIDGE? $10,000 WON'T
BUY THEM.
FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS REGARDING BURRARD APPLY TO - W. McLEAN, 501
PENDER   ST.,   VANCOUER.
CONDITIONS OF CONTEST:
All you have to do is to buy a package of LIGHTHOUSE SOAP (six bars for 25c) from any
grocer.
First:    Cut out the end of the package marked "DIRECTIONS."
Second:     Cut out   the  coupon  which  appears  in the   Daily News every morning.
Third: Paste the two together and fill In your name and address (write plainly) and deposit
it in the Sealed Ballot Box provided for the purpose at H. Ryall's Drug Store, corner of Columbia street and  Lorne street.
IF THIS IS NOT CONVENIENT, SEND SAME ADDRESSED TO WESTERN SOAP COMPANY,
LIMITED, P. O. BOX 1057, VANCOUVER, B. C, AND MARK IN CORNER OF ENVELOPE, "LIGHTHOUSE   SOAP  COMPETITION."
THE BALLOT BOX WILL BE OPENED BY A COMMITTEE SELECTED BY YOURSELVES
ON SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 29, ON WHICH DAY THE COMPETITION CLOSES. THE
DRAWING WILL TAKE PLACE IN ONE OF THE LARGE HALLS IN THIS CITY WHICH WILL BE
DULY  ADVERTISED.
SPECIAL NOTICE���WE ARE NOT GIVING AWAY THESE LOTS FOR FUN���WE HAVE AN
OBJECT IN VIEW. WE WANT YOU TO GIVE LIGHTHOUSE SOAP A FAIR TRIAL; USE IT ACCORDING TO DIRECTIONS, OR ANY OLD WAY. WHEN WE STARTED MANUFACTURING
LIGHTHOUSE SOAP WE EXPECTED THE PUBLIC TO CAREFULLY FOLLOW OUR DIRECTIONS;
WE SOON FOUND, HOWEVER, THAT PEOPLE PREFERRED TO WASH IN THEIR OWN WAY,
SO  WE  JUST  HAD TO CHANGE  OUR   FOHMULA  TO  SUIT CONDITIONS. ' > *'
NO EMPLOYEE OF THE WESTERN SOAP COMPANY, LIMITED, WHO MANUFACTURE
LIGHTHOUSE    SOAP, WILL BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE.
IF WE DID NOT KNOW THAT LIGHTHOUSE SOAP WOULD SUIT YOU, WOULD WE
SPEND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS ADVERTISING IT IN THIS MANNER?
ASK YOUR GROCER  GROCER  ABOUT  IT.
LIGHTHOUSE SOAP COUPON.
This coupon must be pasted on the end
(marked "Directions") of a package of Lighthouse Soap to be valid.
IMPORTANT ���Both     the    coupon
which appears In the Dally News every morning and the end of the pack-
Name I     age of Lighthouse Soap are necessary.
So get the News every day and buy
Address	
REMEMBER THIS:
Lighthouse Soap  Makes
Light Housework.
(Dally News Pub. Co., Ltd.)
Lighthouse 8oap early and often.
YOU CAN SEND IN A8 MANY COUPONS AS YOU WISH.
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PAGE EIGHT.
THE DAILY NEWS.
MONDAY,   DECEMBER  27
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If you wish to
get your New
Year Turkey
order at once,
since we have
only a limited
supply.
Best Birds  in
Town.
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City News
See   our   lin:   of
Silverware
Carving Sets
N t Cracks
Nickle-Plattd Goods
as wi'll as numerous other valuable and useful .articles, when
se!.'Cting   Christinas   presents.
Anderson & Lusby
COLUMBIA STREET.
��� ���������������������������������<���������������������������������������
Just Arrived
By   Delayed     Freight
A Superb  Line of
Xmas
Chocolates
AT
MUIR'S DRUG STORE
Ellard Block,
NEW   WESTMINSTER, B. C.
Wanted���good dining room girl.
Appl;   al  on.    G del   n botel.
For arst-class cut nowera and any
kin : of Floral work, telephone Davies^
Greenhouse, R208
Mr. and Mrs. 0. A.  Welsh have  :���
turned  trom  Bellingham whi re  thej
have been on a shorl visit to friends.
Piano and organ tuning. '.'.'. ^ E.
Martin. Mus. Baa, 'phone L615, city.
You eai: buy furs al Bi rg dn Prices
at Gordon's Drj Goods House.
The Daily News begs to tender Ita
I best thanks to Messrs.  F. .1.  Han   &
Co. and to Messrs. Wilberg and
I Wolz for the boxes of cigars which
they    forwarded    to   the    stag    on
Christmas Day.
Your box in a sarety deposit van:
is a private affair. No one has acci
to it  but yourself.      And  h sides, It
is    sate and    that    is    a factor worth
something to   you.     Then    it   co ti
only a small sum to rent one of thi   i
j boxes, a surprisingly small sum.   Lei
Ius tell you about it.    Dominion Trust j
I Co., Ltd.,   T. K.    Pearson, managi r,
New  Westminster branch. 228-4
Work is being pushed ahead rapid-
1 ly on the extension to the B.C.E.R.
1 carshops. The framework of the
I new buildings has already been
I raised and a large gang of men is i
now engaged rushing on their work.
Santa Claus    is    registered  at  the
Russell as coming from Heaven, and j
another man of the same name giving
his residence as the Nortii Pole, was
a guest   at the Windsor   on Friday .
night.
Gel one of the handy spool holders
given away free    at    Gordon's    Drj
Goods liouse.
Christmas ami New Year's Exclusions���Fare and on'e-third for round
trip on all rail lines ot tne C. P. R.,
Port Arthur aad West. Tickets ou
sale Dec. 21 to 25, and Di 0, 2i_ to Jan.
1. Good until Jan. 0,  1910.
sm
ODD FELLOWS' BLOCK.
STORAGE
VIDAL & BACCHUS
PHONE 475.
DECRIES   MATERIALISM.
GEO. ADAMS,  Prop.
Do You Know
MERRITHEW & RAMSAY
PLUMBING   AND
FURNACE WORK
STEAM AND GAS
FITTING
Also General  Repairs
Corner Eighth ancl Carnarvon
Phone  586
English Watchmaker
that in order for us to be able to supply  the  demand    for    trained  stenographers  and    bookkeepers  we  need
you, young man, young woman, to at- ;   Gold Watcbes for Lafltes from $12./5
tend our school. I  ''
Call  or  write for prospectus. Silver Watches,    gents'    open face
; 16.00.
Silver  Watches,  gents'  op��n    case,
CLOSFD.     RE-OPEN   JAN.   3,     1909. ! 17.50 up,
  Agent    for    Waltham   and      Elgin
1 Watches,
WestminsierModern Business Watch ���*���"�����a s^Uy-
Sch001 F. CRAKE
Twn   door*   from   Geo. Adam*.  Grocer
A. L. BOUCK, President.
610 Columbia Street
OLYMPIC HEIGHTS
,     stora are bi eing the value of these lots on the new B. C. Electric cut-ofi and are buying fast
This property  is just  outside the city of New  Westminster and IB
bound to increase In value when the line is bull! shortly.
Lots Belling at $17o to *'''""��� according  to  size.   Small  cash   pay-
me et and balance easy, without interest.
VANCOUVER FINANCIAL CORPORATION, LTD.
New Westminster Branch:
E. N. SUTHERLAND, Local Manager.
Rev. C. W. Brown Preaches on Divine
Origin   of   Christ.
Taking as his text, "The first Adam
was made a living soul, tne last a
guiding spirit," tl Cor.. \\., 45), the
Kev, c. U. brown, in Queens Avenue
Methodist chuicii last night preacued
on the imposslhllitj ux Jesu_, Christ
being tlie product oi evolution.
In writing biography tne author always took pains lo examine into tie-
character and habits 01 the subji cl
mother and fathei and other ancestors, and then into his early environment, into the associations oi his
youth, and Into the companions of his
boyhood. When all mere matt.as
were settled and all questions as to
his antecedents and surroundings
answered, tliere Was still left some-
tiling inexplicable. lt was noi all
heredity that made the man. li 1.
were how was one to account for the
great differences that sometimes appeared in brothers, who had pract.-
cally the same home training anu thi
same early surroundings'.'
We encountered tne mysterious personality, me tiling tnai baa ns in
qulry, mat defies explanation.
now mile aie an 01 us udnerstood
even by our dearest friends. Even
husbands are not thoroughly understood by their wises auu vice versa.
Most human beings are liKa ship,
that pass in the logiit; thej speak
and go on, but do not know tne business of the other. Heredity can not
account for the divine spark that is
in the least ol men. It can not account for a single great man. Can
it account for the Greatest?
If we confess to the theory of evolution, by that very confession) we
acknowledge the exception to it ol
Christ. It Christ was the product of
evolution, then why did evolution
stop there? Jesus is not only the
highest we know, but tl/': highesi
there Is. If such be tl.e case, can
evolution account for Jesus Christ?
Making every allowance for Lie influence of the blessed Mother of
Jesus, making every allowance for
the Influence of the carpenter shop,
and for the ennobling Influence ol
the hard work that He undoubtedlj
did in his younger days, there is still
something left that can only be explained by the gift of God. if Christ
were nol th-i product of evolution,
then he must have been the product
of Divine grace.
"Not thai I wish to decry the theory
of evolution: I believe in It principle, but in these days of doubl and
questioning, when the well-meaning
sometimes do not accept all the Bible
teaches about the Divinity ol Christ,
we oughl to have something on which
to base an unchanging faith in the
power, the love ana the spirituality
��� of the Lord Jesus."
We Give Careful Attention
to accounts of corporations, firms and
individuals, and shall be pleased to
meet or correspond with those who
contemplate making changes or opening new accounts.
If you  haven't a Savings Account,
NOW is the best time to start one.
The Royaf Bank of Canada
(Incorporated 1869)
Paid up Capital Stock.   ...$ 4,914,000
Reserve Fund $ 5,614,000
Total  Assets    $61,046,000
New  Westminster,  D.  C.  Branch,
f. SHUTE. Manafl��r.
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INVESTMENTS
WHY PAY RENT? We have on
our lists some especially pood bargains for
those seeking homes.
INVESTMENTS. Call on us before buying. We have some sure moneymakers.
Display of the New Goods for Women, Misses  and Childr
ren
Here are unquestionably the
new winter season's biggest
value in Women's, Misses'and
Children's Hosiery. Here are
the lowest prices, and at tlie
same time here are the highest
qualities, best assortment and
expert workmanship. They
come from the best hosiery
manufacturers in the country,
EVERY PAIR OF HOSIERY IN THIS SPLENDID STOCK IS WELL
MADE, OF PUREST, FINEST MATERIALS IN RIBBED AND PLAIN
CASHMERE. PERFECTLY PROPORTIONED AND THEREFORE AC
CURATE   IN   FIT.
BECAUSE WE BOUGHT IN TREMENDOUS CASE LOTS WE GOT
EXTRA BIG PRICE CONCESSIONS, WHICH EXPLAINS WHY WE'RE
OFFERING THE   BIGGEST  VALUES   IN    NEW   WESTMINSTER,
I
The fact, which is undeniable, that we do the ��
largest business in Children's School Hosiery is sufficient testimony to the goodness of our stocks. These
offerings now obtainable are every bit as good as
those you've bought in the past.
Worn*
isses' and
ten s9
Children's
Golfers
Children's golf coiitH in
cardinal, grey, navy, also in
grey and cardinal, navy and
white, sky and white' and
cream, Sizes to fit infants
and up to S yearn.. $1, $1.73
Misses' golfers In cardinal, also navy, to fit slzes 12
to 15 years $2.25
Infants' sweaters in white,
navy and cardinal, made t<>
fasten on Bhoulder 75c
Women's golfers in white.
navy, cardinal, green and
grey, also in grey and cardinal, navy and cardinal, also
with turn-over sweater col-
Ijirs iaj_d doublb breasteH
fronts    $2.50  to  $5
A few 'iK-inet. golfers In
white, navy, ^rev, fancy
stitch '. $7.73'and $9.75
Big Reductions in Furs
For This Week
Beautiful marked Canadian Mink stole, trimmed with
beads and tails, newest shape, well tailored) cream satin
lining.   Regular   $100.00,   today    $85.00
Very pretty Mink stole, trimmed with beads and talla,
brown satin lining. Regular $7.ri, today $62.50
Mink stole, trimmed with heads and tails. Regular $56
today    $45.00
Very stylish Mink piece, high collar, trimmed "i;1'
heads, tails, etc, brown brocaded linings. Regular $32.50, to
day $27.M
Women's, Misses' and Children's Hosiery
Plain, lace and embroidered I.isle. In colors of Mack, white, sky, pink and nlle  per pair ... 50c to $'25
Plain and embroidered cashmere in black, tan, cardinal, green, navy, grey and Copenhagen mei   *���
Prices, per  pair ,;,,.     ...     ... .75c to $1-25
Men's   fancy   embroidered   oasbtnere half heme in black, navy, tan and   reseda.   Per   pair   ...40cto75c
Pure silk hose, double heels,   and toes. In colors, black, while, cream, sky pink, grey. Pair $1-23. $2-50
Roys'  and   girls'   fast   black.  ���jce|y shaped, reinforced knees   heels  and  toes   irood  lentth and strong,
all  sizes,  pi Ices,  pair  ' "       25c  to 65c
Sleep Under the Maish, Wake Refreshed
Any  physician   will   tell you��� the lighter your bed coverings,   the better!
The Mulsh Comfort Is fluffy and light, and keeps you warm On the coldest night.
To get warmth without wight, the Malsb is made by a special process. The finest snow-white cotton Is curled and wove,, Into one downy piece���the same fluffy thickness throughout.
It Is surprisingly bouyant, you are never conscious of the slightest weight.
This fall, get thu rest tha, creates energy, that gives strength, steep under the Maish. You would
not believe ll could make such  a difference.
MAISH COMFORTS���Crib $ 1.50 und up; full sizes ln sllkoieno from    $3 to $4-75
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F. J.  HART & CO., LIMITED
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