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THE   PACIFIC   CANADIAN
Weekly News Digest and Journal of  Observation and Comment.
Vol. I.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C, FRIDAY, Aug. 11, 1916.
Number 23
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD.
As matters develop and the true nature, purpose,
and intent of the provisions devised and worked by the
Bowser Government for taking the soldiers' votes in
the Provincial general election, throughout Great
Britain and Canada and in Bermuda, become apparent, the conclusion becomes unavoidable and inevitable
that the whole thing is a colossal conspiracy to subvert
the people's will as expressed through the ballot box and
steal the election by force and fraud, through control
of the soldiers' votes by means of the specially devised
machinery for that purpose and the manipulation of
that machinery by chosen instruments, whereof
"Soapy" Welsh, of Vancouver, is a shamelessly proclaimed illustration.
Under the most favoiable circumstances, the taking of the vote, for a Provincial election, all over Canada, in Great Britain and elsewhere, as well as in soldiers' camps in British Columbia, under different conditions, regulations, and auspices from those governing
the taking of the regular vote, would be a matter
fraught with grave difficulty and peril, even supposing
the power in control of vhe taking of this extraordinary
vote were, to quote Hamlet, "indifferent honest."
But, with a Government of such proved political un-
scrupulousness and dishonesty as the Bowser Government in absolute control of both machinery and machinists, and both designedly adapted to manipulation,
difficulty and peril in the way of an honest result from
such premises become converted into the certainty
that no such result is intended.
The voters' lists, be it remembered, have been
thrown to one side, so far as the soldiers' votes are
considered, the age limit has also been abolished; all
that is required is an affidavit that the soldier voter,
besides being a British subject, has previous to enlistment resided six months in British Columbia and two
months in a particular district. But this is not the
worst���the honesty of the soldiers could in the great
majority of instances be trusted. It is in the taking
of the vote without scrutineers, so far as the Old
Country at any rate is concerned, and the entrusting
of that vote for about two months (the taking of the
soldiers' votes everywhere having already begun���on
Monday, the 7th inst.) in the hands of the Government's instruments, before being finally counted and
returned; and, most sinister? perhaps, of all, the planning of the ballot in connection with other arrangements so that the voter shall not even know the political complexion of the candidates on the ballot paper.
This was well illustrated by the reported refusal of
the Returning Officer at the taking of the vote on the
steamer Rainbow, at Esquimalt, on Monday, to allow
���scrutineers to divulge the politics of respective candidates. The Opposition have also been debarred from
distributing information to the soldiers in Great Britain necessary to an intelligent exercise of the franchise, while the Government "have been insiduously
disseminating their literature for months. Under the
Borden Government's plan for taking the soldiers'
votes, which Premier Bowser copied (omitting all the
safeguards), the ballot enabled the voter to know
which party he was voting for, but that feature was
carefully eliminated from the Bowser ballot���ignorance of essential facts, confusion, and bedevilment
suiting the Bowser purposes much better.
Indulge as we may the fond hope that things may not
be so bad as they look, and that the soldiers' vote may
not be wickedly manipulated by the Bowser Government and its paid instruments, to v/rest for themselves
another term of power in this Province, which they
are assured will be denied them by the electorate voting regularly in the Province, the most optimistic must
admit, in face of all the evidence and all the indications, and the known character and demonstrated des-
perateness of the Government, that there is little
ground for cherishing any such hope. It is up to us,
therefore, to protect ourselves, in the first instance,
by burying the Government beneath an overwhelmingly adverse vote in British Columbia. If that does
not suffice, to take such other measures as may be
found necessary.
The Province has had a one-man government,
thanks largely to the fact that there were so many
men of the type of William Manson in the House, men
who allowed themselves to be put just where Bowser
directed. Millions have been squandered ruthlessly
because the House was full of "jelly-fish" representatives, instead of men. British Columbia cannot afford
to squander more millions,, and, if Bowser were returned to power, millions more would be squandered,
as the plans are all ready now. Foley. Welch & Stewart and Mackenzie & Mann would go on their way rejoicing in their further fat construction profits, and
there would be no hope of recovery. The people are
awake to the fact that men are needed, and they will
send men.���Prince Rupert News.
FLOUTING THE COURTS.
Some weeks ago, we had occasion, under the heading "Ignoring the Legislature," to call attention to
notorious instances of flouting, ignoring, and overriding the Legislature by the present Government, or
more particularly by the head of the present Government, Premier and Attorney-General Bowser, who is
the Government. That high contempt for the people's
representative constitutional body was carried to the
length, as has been shown, of. usurping its functions
by the Executive, in the vital matter of making large
expenditures of public moneys without legislative
sanction���e. g,, the paying of !p316,000 defaulted interest on behalf of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway
Co.���and even deliberately violating the express injunctions of the Legislature, as in the case of the
$6,700,000 paid to the same railway concern, contrary
to statute.
Having thus manifested his complete contempt for
the great bulwark of the people's liberties, the Legislative Assembly, it was but another step for the Premier of the Province and first law officer of the Crown
to treat with virtual contumely and contempt the last
safeguard of the people against violation of the law
and unconstitutional encroachments by a power-besotted and unscrupulous Administration. And that
has been done to the limit in the* attitute of Premier
and Attorney-General Bowser throughout in the matter of the Brewster writ, issued by the Supreme Court
of the Province, and culminating in the hearing, before Mr. Justice Morrison, at Victoria, on Thursday
last. After giving an example of contumacy and contempt, for two months after the issue of the writ, that
no private citizen without this high example in contempt would dare be guilty of, on the implied pretense
that proper service had not been made, the chief law
officer of the Crown sends a hired substitute to court,
with important constitutional questions involved, when
appearance of some kind can no longer be deferred���
not to meet the issue squarely���but to impertinently
shuffle and quibble, and to be at last sternly
inhibited and informed by' the presiding judge that
he has no status in court- -in that the writ was properly served and no defence had been entered on behalf of the Attorney-General.
We take our information as to the proceedings of
the hearing before Mr. Justice Morrison, in .Supreme
Court Chambers, at Victoria, Thursday, from the Colonist, the chief Government organ in the Province.
Mr. S. S. Taylor, K. C, of Vancouver, with Mr. H. C.
Hall, of Victoria, appeared for the plaintiff, Mr. Brewster, and Mr. W. J. Taylor, K. C, Victoria, for the
Attorney-General. The chief declarations sought by
the plaintiff were that the last session of the Provincial Legislature ceased to exist on and after March 15,
1916; that all acts of the House subsequent to that date
are without authority; and that $6,700,000 had been
paid out of the public funds illegally. The first point
taken up was as to legality of service of writ, and Mr.
S. S. Taylor, for plaintiff, pointed out that W. J. Taylor, for defendant, had no status to be heard, except
simply to take the point that service had not been
properly carried out. He could not enter upon an argument of the merits of the application unless by first
purging himself of hffe default in the filing of a defence. Continuing, plaintiff's counsel asserted he was
in a position to-prove that service had been legally accomplished. He had an affidavit on that point,
which, on invitation of the Court, he read. The affidavit was by H. C. Hall, K. C, and stated that he had
personally served W. J. Bowser, Attorney-General,
through the Deputy Attorney-General, at the offices
in the Parliament Buildings, in accordance with the
terms of Rule 1013- a rule, by the way, it appears,
drawn by Attorney-General Bowser. The affidavit
further stated that a letter had been sent lo the Attorney-General with reference to the writ on June 6,
1916.
After some controversy between counsel and remarks by the Court, His Lordship, addressing W. J.
Taylor, counsel for the Attorney-General, said, in the
words of the Colonist's report: ' 'He held a writ which
had been properly served, and wanted to know why
no appearance had been entered." To which W. J.
Taylor replied with the evasion that "he proposed
moving to have the writ set aside, under Rule 100.
There was no basis or foundation for the action. The
plaintiff had no status to bring such a suit." The
learned judge had to bring the Attorney-General's
counsel up with the gefitle but firm reminder that he
"did not wish a learned discussion of the merits," to
which Mr. Bowser's pertinacious substitute naively replied that "he was merely going to the root of the
matter," and proceeded to "root" some more, when
Mr. Justice Morrison firmly, and not so gently, insisted that "he could not listen to an elaborate argument,
(Continued on Page Two)
HERE AND THERE.
K-H-A-R-K-E-E, thinks the Toronto Telegram, has
a better sound than any other noise that can be fashioned Out of the letters KHAKI. The purists seek to
teach new pronunciations of the word that is on everybody's lips and almost everybody pronounces the word
K-H-A-R-K-E-E. "Call it something and stick to it"
is a great recipe for the cure of uncertainty in the pronunciation of difficult words.. The popular pronunciation of khaki has become a landmark. Busybodies
seek to change the popular pronunciation. These authorities should be pursued with the curse pronounced
upon the man who removeth his neighbor's landmarks.
The Vancouver City Council has invited the high disputing parties in the American-Mexican mix-up to
settle their differences in that city���no, not with machine guns and shrapnel, oh ! no���but by means of a
peace conference of plenipotentiaries of the United
States and the de facto Carranza Government, both
parties having manifested praisworthy symptoms of
late of being "to proud," or too canny, or something,
to fight���which is all right���if they can secure stable
and honorable peace without it. Whether Vancouver
is to be honored as the scene of this minor historical
event has not yet transpired. If they'll only leave
Villa at home, we shouldn't worry !
A late Winnipeg despatch says: All indications
point in Western Canada to a Dominion general election. Party newspapers are brimming with boosting
editorials in the interests of their respective factions.
Western Ministers and leaders have been unusually
active and organization meetings in Winnipeg have
just been held, at which fiery speeches were made
calling on the "faithful" to gird up their loins. The
making of new voters' lists in the cities of Manitoba
will begin next week. Hon. Robert Rogers has been
very active all the month in the city, and it is announced that Sir Robert Borden.has postponed a trip
to England, and, with Hon. Thomas White, will tour
the west this fall. Wagers are freely offered that a
Dominion campaign will follow the west's brg harvest
Sir Hibbert Tupper's talk of high "ideals" will not
make the public forget the Liberal plugging scandal at
Vancouver.���Nelson News. It will be hardly necessary to add to the above extract that the Nelson News
is an organ of the discredited Bowser wing of the Conservative party in British Columbia, which high-minded Conservatives of the Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper
type abhor. In regard to the "plugging scandal," Sir
Charles recently publicly congratulated Mr. M. A.
Macdonald, against whom this industriously worked up
Bowser Conservative conspiracy was chiefly directed,
that none of the mud thrown at him had stuck. Premier Bowser's complete backdown of last week in face
of Liberal challenges to get Scott over from Seattle,
should make Bowser organs blush to mention the
"plugging scandal"���if they have any shame.
Referring evidently to the desperate death bed efforts of Premier Bowser to make his Government and
party respectable and commendable by appropriating
Liberal policies wholesale and even inducing��� perhaps
seducing would be the better word���a former Liberal,
Mayor Stewart, of Victoria, to follow Flumerfelt into
and out of the Finance Ministry, the Prince Rupert
News hits the nail on the head in this comment: "The
Conservatives in the south are continuing their house-
cleaning, evidently oblivious of the fact that the source
of corruption is at the fountain-head. It is Bowser
and Bowserism that the people of this Province are
disgusted with, and, so long as Bowser is leader, the
party he seeks to lead must go down to utter defeat,
no matter how many respectable men may be imported."
Dr. Christopher Addison, deputy head of the Ministry of Munitions, in a statement given the Associated Press, recently, stated that, while there were only
three important Government munition factories in
the British Isles at the beginning of the war, thore
were now some 4,000 Government controlled firms,
employing more than 2,000,000 workers. At the outset he effectually disposed of the statement which had
been made in America, to the effect that, if it were
not for the munitions furnished by the United States,
Great Britain would have to quit the war: "I have
heard that statement made," said Dr. Addison, "and
it is preposterous, of course. The United States has
furnished and is furnishing many raw materials which
we are anxious to get for the manufacture of munitions, but so far as the actual production of shells
goes, America has provided us with only a very small
percentage of those which we have used." Page 2
THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
New Westaninster, B.C., Aug. ll, 191ti
THE  PACIFIC   CANADIAN
Published every Friday from the Offices, 761 Carnarvon Street,
New Westminster, B. C, by the Pacikic Canadian Printing
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FLOUTING THE COURTS.
Continued from Page One
and that it was absurd to put our heads in   the   sand
and claim we knew nothing whatever about it,"
The question of proper service of the writ having
thus been settled in the affirmative by the judge, there
followed argument by S. S. Taylor, for plaintiff, to
show why motion should not b'e set. aside until after
vacation on account of its great importance, on the
conclusion of which (Colonist report), "W.J.Taylor
was on his feet to speak, when His Lordship interrupting, stated he had no status," Tn order words, the
chief law officer of the Crown had to he told, through
his substitute, by the presing judge of the Supreme
Court, that he (Attorney-General Bowser) had put
himself out of court���had no status in court in the
matter of the Brewster writ until he should purge
himself of his default by entering a regular defence.
The learned judge considered that the matter was
of too great importance- "he was impressed with the
importance of the case," he said, according to the report of the Colonist���to be heard and decided in vacation, on an ex parte or one-sided statement (the Attorney-General having, in the meantime, put himself
out of court.) "The most important questions," continued Mr. Justice Morrison, "were of a constitutional
character. They would have to be thrashed out. I I was
due the people that they should be thrashed out. * * *
He was convinced that it was not a matter for vacation. Certain work usually was taken in vacation-
such as those issues which were urgent and could be
disposed of finally. This was not of such a character" (he had previously stated his conviction that it
was such a matter as would undoubtedly be appealed),
and he concluded, accordingly, by setting the motion
aside until after vacation.
Summing up the results of this preliminary hearing
or first round of Brewster vs. Bowser, the matter now
stands thus: The writ was regularly and legally
served. Attorney-General Bowser has no status���has
put himself out of court by his shuffling and evasion���
until he purges himself of his default; which he must
do���as the matter is one which will "have to be
thrashed out, It is due to the people that it should
be thrashed out."
HERE AND THERE
A Revelstoke despatch dated Aug. 7 (Bowser must
have dropped the word while on the way to Golden)
gives this soothing syrup about the taking of the soldiers' vote throughout Canada: "Capt. C. Cox, of
Vitcoria, is now en route to the military camps of Canada to arrange for the taking of the soldiers' votes in
the British Columbia election. Capt. Cox states that
he proposes to have a soldier appointed as returning
officer in each camp so that the British Columbia soldier electors will have complete assurance that the
vote will be taken in a manner strictly above board.
He has prepared a system by which every British Columbia man in uniform will have a chance to cast his
ballot and to vote in complete secrecy." All kinds of
ways, apparently, for taking the soldiers' votes���and
counting them.
The same hopeless egotism, hypocrisy, and blindness that characterized the Kaiser before and since
the war, and which was largely responsible for Germany's awful crime in deliberately plunging the world
into the fearful cataclysm, sticks out very strongly in
a message which the "All Highest" sent to his Imperial Chancellor, von Bethman-Hollweg, on August
1st, the second anniversary of Germany's fatal step,
of which the following is a sample: "Still hard times
are ahead. After the terrible storm of two years of
war, a desire for sunshine and peace is stirring in all
human hearts, but the war continues because the battle cry of the enemy governments is still for Germany's destruction. Responsibility for further bloodshed rests only upon Germany's enemies. Germany is
still invincible, despite the superior numbers ��� of out-
enemies, and every day confirms this anew." "Sunshine and peace," indeed ! Germany has blotted out
the sun for millions, and the Germany really responsible, of which the Kaiser is the head and front, will
have to take their future portion, humanly speaking,
in the "outer darkness," which is even now closing
in about them.
BREWSTER AND TUPPER.
The following well conceived and admirably worded
message to the British Columbia soldiers at home and
abroad who would vote in this election was issued from
Vancouver, last week, signed jointly by Mr. H. C.
Brewster, Liberal leader, and Sir Charles Hibbert
Tupper:
"Representing as we believe the public sentiment
of the Province, we extend this message. To you is
given the opportunity of offering your manhood in the
defense of our country and the preservation of its
institutions and ideals. To us at home falls the duty
of maintaining those ideals in a way worthy of your
splendid sacrifice. In the performance of this duty we
believe a united effort should be made by the lovers of
clean government and efficient administration, both
Liberals and Conservatives, to drive from office the
men who are misgoverning our Province. Proud as
we would be to take our places beside you on the field
and offer our services and our lives ;o the common
cause, we are prevented by circumstances from discharging that splendid duty. May our lesser part be
performed equally well. The least we tan do is to
strain every effort toward the improvement of public
conditions so that we may welcome you home to a
Province cleansed of all that is evil and mean and sordid and blessed with line ideals and good government.
You will exercise your franchise with nothing but the
most sincere desire for the welfare of British Columbia. We do not propose to discuss the issues upon
which the future of the Province depends. Nor will
we seek to influence you by promises. You have long
known the record of the present Government. Its
tenure of office has been marked by extravagances,
incompetency and wholesale corruption. A chance is
now offered to save British Columbia, as you are rescuing unhappy Belgium. It is not a fight of parties,
but of the people against official wrongdoing. It is a
fight in which not only all Liberals, but many Conservatives are united."
One of the biggest demonstrations by workingmen
that has occurred during the war took place in Trafalgar Square, London, on Sunday last. The great gathering, according to the despatches, demanded reprisals
for the execution of Captain Fryatt of the British
steamer Brussels by the Germans in Bel lain, speakers urging the impounding ot all German property and
the hanging of Emperor William, Admiral von Tirpitz
and Governor-General von Bissing of Belgium, ;is
"common malefactors" before the conclusion of peace.
For two out of the forty-seven seats in the Provincial Legislature, as by the Redistribution Bill since the
last general election, the Liberals are supporting Socialist or Labor candidates, instead of putting candidates of their own in the field���namely, in the constituencies of Newcastle, Vancouver Island, and Prince
George, in Northern Britisli Columbia. In Newcastle,
Parker, Williams, former Socialist member, but for
some time working in close accord with' the Liberal
party, is the candidate who will receive the Liberal
support, while in Prince George, John S. Mclnnes.
Socialist, has the confidence and support of the Liberals, whose intended candidate, G. A. Gaskell, withdrew so as to unite all the elements in the riding
working aginst Bowserism, represented bv the imported candidature of Hon. W. R. Ross, Minister of
Lands, no longer acceptable to Fernie. A third candidate, W. G. Gillet, some sort of independent, is still
in the field, apparently with the object of trying to
split up the vote for the benefit of Ross; butthe Liberals of Prince George, in withdrawing their candidate with a view of defeating that purpose, have given
it plainly to be understood that Gillet has no right or
claim to Liberal votes.
The great storm of indignation that the provisions
for taking the soldiers' votes, as the purpose of these
has become more apparent, has aroused throughou t the
Province has had one effect at least a hunied
scramble by the Bowser Government to pretend, at
any rate, to make some eleventh-hour patchwork
amendments in the procedure. These are being announced piecemeal- from Victoria; even from Revelstoke, by the Premier on the wing; and from the office of the Agent-General in London, as per the following from a London despatch of Aug. 9 in a Vancouver paper, referring to the polling of the B, C.
soldiers'votes that day at Shbrncliffe: "No electioneering has taken place, but the Agent-General has
issued posters showing candidates and their respective
parties." Even if this belated and instalment plan
repentance does come rather too late to do much good
and the two months'custody and counting of the
votes has yet to be accounted for it is probably figured that broadcast announcement of the, amendments
way allay indignation in British Columbia and thereby
affect votes. The effect will be about the same, in
that respect, as the dropping of the swag by a thug
who had been "caught with the goods on."
The spirit of Bowserism, in only one of its detestable phases ���bulldozing and bullying intimidation-
was well illustrated by the brutal and insolent ultimatum hurled by R. H. Pooley, Government candidate
at Esquimalt, at four of his constituents, employees on
the staff of the navy yard there. The occasion was a
public meeting under the auspices of the Conservative
Association, on Thursday of last week, when Mr.
Pooley took occasion to thus "bawl off" four respectable workingmen, employees of the Dominion Government (assumed also apparently to be under the thumb
of the Bowser machine), whom he charged with secretly working against him and with being members
of the Liberal executive: "Charjie Jasper, Mr. Lus-
combe, Mr. Wise, and Mr. Saunders, I give you this
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Clothes Baskets, 75
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chance. Within forty-eight hours you send in your
resignations to the Liberal Association and retire from
that body and send me a copy of the resignation. If
you do not, you must take the consequences." Commenting on this gross and characteristic piece of brutal
intimidation, at an Interior meeting, the other day.
Mr. Brewster, Liberal leader, admirably voiced the
sentiments of every free man, when he said: "Had I
been one of the men spoken to, I would have taken
the Consequences out of his hide there and then. * *
* It is time for every man with a drop of Anglo-Saxon blood in his veins to rise up and smash the machine,"
"Good only on Vancouver and Victoria city lines."
This legend is printed plaihly on a B. C. Electric Railway Co. street car ticket of the small green variety
that the patrons of the street car services in both Vancouver and Victoria can purchase at the rate of six
tickets for 25 cents, four extra rides for the dollar, as
compared with the straight live cent rate, which the
ordinary or garden variety of patron in New Westminster has to oay. It is true, if you live in the Royal
City, and get up very early in the morning���at five
o'clock to wit���and do all your riding between fiveand
eight in the morning, you have a chance by that narrow margin to beat the five-cent ante. A special green-
and-white (five of each color) card of large-sized tickets is provided for the "early bird" of the Salmonbelly
variety, at 40 cents a card. The white five will only
be accepted between five and eight a. m., however,
which means that the average business or professional
man has no use for th^t half of the combination green-
and-white card, and so is shut up to the full five cent
rate; while his brother in the sister cities can ride
around at any hour of the iky or night on practically
a four cent fare. What has New Westminster done to
merit this unjust discrimination? Perhaps it has not
done what the other cities have���put jitney services
on the city street car routes. The Board of Trade
might elicit an explanation, and possibly a reform, in
this respect. ��i\
New Westminster, B.C.,  Aus?. 11, 1916
THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
Page S
LOCAL    AND    GENERAL. On the War Fronts.
liritish troops in Egypt   won   11  signal
M. J. W. Roper, a widely known   and   victory recently   over  a  large   German-
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generally esteemed pioneer   of   the
terior, passed away on Saturday last.
Mr. C. D. ("Biscuits") I'eele has been
appointed campaign manager for Mr.
Thos. GitTord, sr., Conservative candidate.
officered Turkish force which endeavored
to reach the Suez iCanal. Over 3,000
prisoners were taken, including seventy
Germans, thirty-six of them officers, and
a German battery. Over one-fourth of
the attacking force of some 14,01)0 was
destroyed, ard the remainder driven out
Mr. J. D. Kennedy has been appointed   into the blazing desert.    Australian and
election agent for Mr. David Whiteside,   New Zealand mounted troops took  part.
and   Mr.  W. G. McQuarrie   will   act in   The British casualties were comparatively
the same capacity for Mr. Thos. Gifford.   light.
As a result of an accident while working on his ranch on Aunacis Island, Mr.
Robert McMurphy was taken to the Royal Columbian Hospital Tuesday, suffering
from a broken leg. Five months ago he
broke the same leg in an accident.
Mrs. Julia O'Cjnlior, aged ninety-six,
died at  St. Mary's Hospital, Wednesday
morning, after a   lengthy   illness.     She
was a native of Ireland, and
in this city for many years
While the British, French and Russians are steadily keeping up the pressure and making important advances on
all fronts, particularly the eastern of
late,, where Lemberg, the capital of Austrian Galicia, is about to fall again into
the victorious Russians' hands, Italy is
having her turn on the south, having
just captured Gorizia, after completely
routing the Austrians in that quarter,
liad resided incidentally .taking twenty thousand pris-
She   leaves   oners, and opening the door   to   further
one son, Mr. Patrick O'Connor, and one   important advances,
daughter, Mrs. Dixon.
When you buy merchandise for your
home, you patronize the merchant who
reduces cost and gives careful service.
Buy your insurance on the same principle and insure with the office that reduced your rate. Alfred W. McLeod,
the Insurance Man. *
We are still doing DUSWQ63 at the
old stand. If there Is anything we
can du for you in the plumbing, heating or sheet metal line, 'phone 5S6.
Mannering & MacKenzie will give
your needs their immediate attention. ���
For New Westminster residents who
wish to attend the Vancouver exhibition
next week, tlie B. C. K. R. Co. are
offering a special rate of' 50 cents lor return interurbail fare, return Vancouver
city fare and admission to the exhibition.
For Fraser Valley residents the usual
rate of a fare and a third for the round
trip is offered.
Among the war casualties, the death
was announced, last week, of Capt. Alex.
C. Bostock, eldest son of Senator Hewitt
Bostock, of Ducks, B. C. He was killed
in the fierce fighting on the British front
iu France, July 26th last, after having
served as lieutenant in many big engagements, having gone overseas with the
first Canadian contingent. <
Mayor Gray attended a meeting of the
provincial executive of .the Native Sons
of British Columbia at Victoria, Tuesday
evening. Though not affiliated with the
Liberals in politics and taking no active
part in this campaign, Mayor Gray has
expressed the opinion privately since his
return from the capital that there is
nothing for it but a clean Liberal sweep
in Victoria.
Invalided home from the front on account of illness, Lieut. J. C. li. Walker,
son of Dr. R. K. Walker, of this city, is
expected to reach his home here some
time next week. He is at present visiting in Toronto. Lieut. Walker, on arrival in the Old Country with the 29th,
was   unable   to   proceed   to    the   front
"After the War-What?"
This subject, which has been engaging
and continues to engage the attention of
the best minds throughout tlie Empire
and the world for that matter, was
wrestled with in some of its familiar
phases.���land settlement for returned soldiers chiefly somewhat exhaustively and
academically by Mr. A. C. Flumerfelt,
of Victoria, Wednesday afternoon, before a fair sized assemblage of representative citizens in the Council Chamber of
the City Hall. The paper presented by
Mr. Flumerfelt was ambitiously broad iu
its scope, embracing the whole Dominion, with the world-at-war, by way of
comparison, superimposed thereon, in
its purview, and, with the maps, charts,
diagrams, and tabulated statistics, in illustration���all of whicli bespoke'a laud
able industry and energy in preparing
and collating���was rather suggestive and
thought-stimulating than immediately
practical in effect.
The lecture, as in other of the coast
cities, was delivered under tlve auspices
of the Board of Trade, and Mr. C. A.
Welsh, president, occupied the chair. A
hearty vote of thanks, on motion of
Messrs A. R. P. Macdonald and W. R.
Gilley, was extended to tlie speaker on
Conclusion.
Liberals Set the Pace.
A preliminary skirmish iu the public
general election campaign in this city
was opened by the Liberals in St. Patrick's Hall, wliich was well filled for the
occasion, on Thursday evening of last
week, thus setting the pace for the Bowser Conservatives, who have carefully
kept to the cover of their association
rooms so far.
. Mr. L. B. Lusby, Liberal campaign
manager, occupied the chair, and an- .
liouuced, among other things, that a
large central meeting would be held in
the Opera House at an early date, to be
addressed by the Liberal leader and others as well as Mr Whiteside; also that
the Opera House had been secured for
the evening  before  election  day, when
him to receive his discharge
through   illness,   wliich  recently caused   Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper would be one
of the speakers.    ���
Mr. David Whiteside, who was the
first speaker, dealt vigorously with tlie
scandalous provisions devised by the
Government for taking the soldiers'
votes, wliich, under pressure of public
indignation, they were at the last moment
professedly amending; the gross abuses
under this Government, of which many
illustrations were given, of lack'of control of��the capitalization of incorporated
companies; aslo the rank evils and abuses
of the Government's patronage system,
which the Liberals proposed to abolish.
Mrs. Ralph Smith held the audience
throughout her eloquent appeal for political equality of women witli men, and
Mr. J. W. Weart, Liberal candidate for
South   Vancouver,    threw   a    merciless
P..
A fearful gas explosion, followed by a
fire, took place in No, 3 coal mine at
Michel, B. C, Tuesday evening last,
supposed to have been caused by lightning striking the signal wires communicating with the mine. Twelve men were
killed outright, and, as rescue work is
almost impossible on account of the fire,
it is feared many more imprisoned "���far
underground will perish.
One hundred odd children from the
Providence and True Blue Orphanages,
this city, were given an enjoyable outing at Jericho Beach, Vancouver, Wednesday, meeting there with some three
hundred children from Vancouver or-
phnnages, as   guests   of   the Vancouver
Automobile Club.     The   children   from   s7aVc'iiligiit"upon" the"'Government'"s
the Royal   City were  driven   over  and   q   g   transactions
back by members of the New Westminster Automobile Club. "
A women's suffrage rally, under the
auspices of the Woman's Suffrage Referendum Association, was held in the Conservative Club rooms, Columbian block,
Wednesday evening, Mr. W. F. Hansford, president of the local organization,
presiding. Miss Helen Gutteridge, of
Vancouver, was the principal speaker.
The two local Candidates, by invitation,
also spoke. Mr. David Whiteside, as a
Liberal ami supporter of the Liberal
platform, was of course iu favor of woman suffrage, and Mr. Thos. Gifford declared himself a complete convert-
though it must have been very sudden,
as he was with the Government majority
who voted down woman suffrage al Victoria not so many weeks ago.
The deatii occurred, on Monday last,
al his residence, Carnarvon street, this
city,  after   several  mouths'   illness
Hon. Edgar Dewdney Dead.
Death claimed, on Tuesday last, at
Victoria, another early pioneer and for
years outstanding figure in the public
life of Britisli Columbia and the West,
in the person of Hon. Kdgar Dewdney,
a former Lieutenant-Governor of the
Province. Born in Devonshire, Fug.,in
1.S35, the late Mr. Dewdney came to
Britisli Columbia in 1S59, and was iu at
the birth of the Royal City, having been
employed by Sir James Douglas, then
Governor of the Colon v, and Colonel
Moody, R. H., to take charge of the survey party selected to lav out the town of
New Westminster. Subsequently, he
did surveying and exploration work in
other portions of the Province. He took
an active interest from the first iu public
affairs, and WBJ elected to tbe Provincial
o(  legislature for Kootenay, 186S-69; to the
James Loftus Mclnnes, a well known and
esteemed resident of  tile city since 1890,
and member of the police force for nearly
twenty years, 1K91   to   1900.      The   late
Mr. Mclnnes was a native of   Cape Breton, N. S., and was  but   sixty   years   of
age.    He leaves a widow, resident in this
city, a sister, Mrs.   Hugh   T.   Campbell,
ami two brothers, Mr,  Thomas A,   Mclnnes  and   Mr,   Kdw.    Wm.    Mclnnes.
Another brother,   Mr. J. K. Mclnnes, is
living in Winnipeg.     The  late   Senator
and I/iettt.'*Governor  Mclnnes  was   an
uncle of deceased.  The funeral was held,
Wednesday, from St. Andrew's (Presbyterian) Church, to the F'raser  cemetery.
A meeting in the interests of   the provincial prohibition movement   was   held
in Queen's Avenue   Methodist  Church,
Tuesday evening, when Mr. Ben Spence,
secretary of   the   Dominion  Alliance  of
Ontario, delivered an address on   prohibition.    Both Mr. David Whiteside, Liberal candidate, and   Mr.   Thos.   Gifford,
Bowser   Government   candidate
present   by invitation, and   shortly
dressed the audience, Mr. Whiteside expressing himself as heartily in   favor  of
the prohil ition  referendum,   while   Mr.
G fiord was ditto, though he admitted he
had struggled to  have   a   compen-ai-'on
clause inserted in caucus   until he fi und
he was in a hopeless minority, when   he
joined the majority.
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Government Must Go.
Wednesday night, at Agassi/.,"* thete
was a large gathering of electors of Yale
who had met to hear Mr. Joseph Walters, the Liberal candidate' for Yale, and
Mr, John Oliver, the Liberal candidate
for Dewdney. The chair <vas filled by
Mr. Alex. Webster, the pioneer merchant of Agassiz. Mr. Waiters sjioke 6f
the condition of mining and agriculture
in Yale district, aud graphically, described the evils of the patronage system of
the McBride-Bowser Government. He
quoted largely from the public accounts
in support of his contentions. Mr.
Oliver spoke of the land settlement problem and showed what was '.necessary to
secure production. The railway situation, tiie financial situation, woman's
suffrage, direct legislation, proportional
representation, and the Brewster writ
were each dealt with. A number of
questions were asked and satisfactorily
answered. A commercial traveler present stated that he had visited all parts
of the Province, and that everywhere the
sentiment was that it was time to turn
the Government out. Votes of thanks
to the speakers and the singing of the
National Anthem brought the meeting lo
a close. ���
House of Commons, for Vale-Caribou
1 S7i-9; was Indian Commissioner, 1879-
1SHK; represented east AsiHniboia, N.W.
T., in the House of Commons, 1888-92;
was Lieut.-Governor of the Northwest
Territories, 1881*8; member of the Privy
Council and Minister of the Interior in
the Government of Sir John A. Macdonald, 1888r92; and Lieut.-Governor of
Britisli Columbia, 1X92-97. The Dewdney road, or trail at that time, from which
the riding look its name, was built by
ihe late Mr. Dewdney, in 1S65, the trail
extending to the eastern boundary of the
Province. The late Mr. Dewdney was
twice married, his first wife a daughter
of Stratum Moir, a Ceylon tea planter
(1864), and his second youngest daughter of the late Col. Vieinevs-Tynto, of
Somerset, Knglaud M909.)|
Citv  Market.
There was a lively market to-day, the
were attendance being large and trading brisk.
Meats were rather short, vea! and pork
falling below the average in quantity,
at last week's prices. Veal, prime, 12c
to 15c; pork, do, 12c to 14c. Poultry
was in large Supply, particularly springs,
which sold at 16c to 21c; hens at 15c to
17c. Kggs retailed at,411c, wholesale 35c.
New potatoes were down to $\ per sack
and apples sold at jjil to $1.50 per box.
Clearing   Stocks, of
Summer   Apparel   at
Factory Prices
Cotton Dresses  for  Misses  and
Women at  Wonderful
Bargains
For quick selling these have been reduced
to the lowest figure. Smart style frocks in
dainty summer materials that will delight
you. Every model a bargain. Choose
early and get the best.
Dresses���regular values to $7.00 Special
sale 3$.85
Dresses���regular values to $14.00. Special
sale .*��� $5.85
Dresses���regular values to $20.00. Special
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John Oliver's Campaigning.
Mr. John Oliver, Liberal candidate (or
Dewdney, was in the city Monday, and
held a successful meeting at I'ort Moody
the same night. Tuesday and Wednesday evenings he dev.ted to meetings at
Agassiz and Hope, respectively, in conjunction with Mayor Walters, of Merritt,
Liberal candidate for Vale, in whose con .
stituency Agassiz and Hope are situated,
and who is making a splendid winning
fight against Alex. Lucas, the Bowser
candidate.
Last week, Mr. Oliver spent on Vancouver Island, holding verv successful
meetings at Wellington, I'arksville, Old
Alberni, Tofino, and Uculet, in the interest of Mr. Brewster, Liberal leader,
who is busy campaigning all over'the
Province, and who is seeking election
both in his old constituency of Alberni
and in Victoria, where he won by an unprecedented majority iu the by-election
of March 4th last.
Reverting to agrieulturaf matters, Mr.
Oliver, who is well known as an experienced and successful"farmer of tl\e banner Delta district, expressed the opinion,
when interrogated by The Pacific Canadian, that the total loss to the hay crop
in New Westminster District, from unfavorable weather, so far, did not aggregate, including partial loss from damaged
hay, more than fifteen or at the most
twenty per cent.
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Machinery  and   Auto   Dept.   691
Returned from the Bast.
Afttr attending a meeting of the Imperial Council of the Shriners at Buffalo
aud a visit to several cities ill the east,
including Detroit ami Toronto, Mr. C.
A. Welsh returned home Tuesday. At
.Seattle on his way back he joined Mrs.
Welsh and a party of motorists from
New Westminster and Vancouver, and
in; de a molor trip to Mt. Rainier. Mr.
Welsh found the weather decidedly torrid back east and was glad to get back to'
the equable climate of  the Pacific Coast,
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THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
New Westminster, B.C., Aug. 11,1916
THE OITY COUNCIL.
Alderman Bryson Rises to  a Question
of  Privilege - More  Difficulties  in
Half Holiday and Shops Regulation
,        Matters.
The Council got. down to business at
the regular weekly meeting Monday
evening last, in good time���the Mayor
and all the Aldermen except Aid. Johnston present���and disposed of an extra
heavy grist of communications, whioh
was the principal business of the even-
/ ing, in record time, concluding the regular sitting by nine o'clock.
Question of Privilege.
As a sort of aftermath of the "hot
time" of the previous week's meeting,
over the Shops Regulation By-law, Aid.
Bryson had a question of privilege to
clear up, as soon as the Council was formally opened, dealing with the newspaper reports of his remarks on that bit of
"contentious legislation" referred to.
He did not find fault with the reporters,
but he had certainly been surprised when
confronted with interpretations of his
remarks in tlie Council as saying that
the Jewish nation was opposed to
the New Westminster closing by-law.
He must have been misunderstood,
as he certainly had not said anything of
the kind. Witli regard to his remark
about certain persons living in rented
rooms, he did not intend to imply anything derogatory on that account, but
his idea was that transitory residents of
that sort were not entitled to override.
the rights and interests of property owners and taxpayers. One other point.
He had been reported as saying he was
going .to insist on au answer from Ottawa
as to the completion by the B. C. Electric Railway Company of its obligation
to protect the city's water supply at Coquitlam Lake. What he had said in that
connection was that he was goine; to insist on a reply from the City Solicitor.
That reply had not yet been received,
and if it was not forthcoming by next
Monday night, he' proposed to ascertain
the reason why.
Communications.
The long list of communications was
then taken up and disposed of as follows.
From the City Solicitors, re claim of
Ewen Cannery for repairing damage alleged to have been done by the tug Hero,
owned by the city but leased, to their
wharf. Received and referred to City
Solicitors, with instructions to notify
lessees.
From the general manager of the Vancouver Exhibition Association, thanking
the Council for permission to string an
advertising banner on Columbia street.
Received ana filed.
From the secretary  of   the   Board   of
' Railway Commissioners, re protection of
C. P. R. crossing at Twelfth street, with
order in respect to same, in effect providing that the C; P. R. shall stop its
trains before crossing Twelfth sreet and
have trains flagged over crossing. Received and filed.
. From Adam S. Johnston, on behalf of
Mrs. Dolphin, asking for compensation
for injuries sustained by his client on
2nd of April, 1916, through falling on
the sidewalk, and threatening suit. Received and referred to City Solicitor.
From Chas. A.Slaney, asking permission to display his goods at the City
Market. Referred to the Market Committee to report.
From the president of the Board of
Trade, asking permission to use the
Council Chambers on Wednesday afternoon, 9th inst., and inviting members
of the Council to attend a meeting to be
addressed by Mr.-A. C. Flummerfelt ou
"After the War-What?" Received,
y and request granted, and thanks of Mayor and Council expressed for invitation.
From the managing secretary of the
Vancouver General Hospital, with a
statement of patients treated from this
district from Jan. 1st to June 30, 1916���
nine .patients in all, and enclosing account of $112.If therefor. Referred to
Finance Committee to report.
From the Marsh-Hutton Power Co.,
Ltd., re lease of city block 1, stating that
they had been able to make satisfactory
arrangements with R. Hampton, lessee
of adjoining property, and asking that
lease be made out. Referred to Finance
Committee for action.
From J. G. Robson, asking permission
to lay cement sidewalk in front of prop,
erty on same condition granted him recently on adjoining property.    Granted.
tfrom J. G. Robson, asking that a light
pole and guy wire in line with proposed
sidewalk in front of his property at 6th
ave. nfld Ash st lie removed. Received
and referred to Light Committee, with
power to act.
From the Chief of the Fire Department, report for the month of July, stating that there hud been but few fires
during the month and none very serious;
��� ulso that Fireman Watson injured at the
Sapperton'fire, had been able to return
to work, and that Capt. McDonald, injured at the same lire, would be able to
return shortly.    Received and filed.
From the employers and employees of
barber shops, asking that the Barber
Shops Regulation By-law, 1916, be
amended in certain particulars, including Wednesday afternoon half holiday
except when full holidays fell in the
same week. The petition contained the
names of every shop-owner and employee
of barber shops in the city.
Aid. Eastman moved, but there was no
seconder, that no action be taken, as all
were agreed and they could open and
close when they liked.
Aid. Doddrpointed out that, when a
certain percentage (51 per cent, as His
Worship corroborated) of those affected,
i asked for amendments in such a bylaw,
the Council was bound to grant the request, and moved accordingly, seconded
by Aid. Bryson, which was carried.
From D. S. Curtis, F. T. Hill, F.
Hurndall, and others, complaining that
the Provincial Half Holiday Act and the
city Shops Regulation By-law prohibiting the sale of cameras and photographic
supplies on public holidaysj are  not  in
the public interests, those goods being a
holiday requirement, and asking that the
City Council make representations to the
Attorney-General asking him to have the
half holiday act amended exempting
photo goods.
On motion, this communication was
received and filed, Aid. Goulet and others pointing out that there would be no
end to such requests if the Council began
making exceptions of this kind.
From the Market Clerk, report for
July, and enclosing cheque, for commission and stalls accounts, etc., of $202.55.
Received.
From the City Solicitors, re Flynn vs.
McDonald, for $125 claimed' as wages^
due Flynn as operator on dredge John
A. Lee, owned by city but leased to Pacific Dredging Co. at Victoria, recommending that Flynn should continue his
action against McDonald, of Pacific
Dredging Co. to recover amount, and
that city should not interfere. Rsceived
and filed for reference.
Reports.
From tbe chairman of the Fire Committee, reporting that M . Malony, driver
of the truck at No. 1 hall, had enlisted
for overseas service and would leave Aug.
10, and recommending that vacancy be
filled. Referred to h'ire Committee to
act.
Aid. Goulet, chairman of the Harbor
Committee, reported that the operator,
O'Connell, who was appointed in place
of Flynn ou the dredge John A. Lee,
was still working and was giving satisfaction.    Adopted.
Aid. McAdam, chairman of the Health
Committee, asked for further time in respect to the regulating of small dairies,
which was granted.
The Committee of the Whole reported
the action of the committee, last week,
with regard to Civic Employees' Association delegation re Saturday half holiday.
Adopted.
The Finance Committee reported, recommending thar*the fee of $50 to the
B. C. Union of Municipalities be paid for
1916; that bond for paving contract; Columbia st., McNeely to Tenth, given bv
Hassam Paving Co., be released, but
that bond given on Columbia st,, Government to Cumberland, be retained until new bond is received, contract not
being carried out in full.    Adopted,
The Fire Committee reported, recommending that tenders for 500 feet of fire
hose be not accepted, prices quoted not
being satisfactory.    Adopted.
The Market Committee reported, recommending that maintenance estimates
aggregating $340 be passed, sueh estimates having been omitted when yearly
estimates were considered owing to uncertainty at the time in respect to proposed new market.    Adopted.
The Board of Works reported, recommending that Sixth' ave. be repaired
from Sixth to Eighth sts., at estimated
cost of $1,400; that Seventh st. be graded and macadamized from Queen's ave.
to Sixth ave., at estimated cost of $4,200
��� both works to be charged to 1913 bylaw.    Adopted.
By-Laws.
The New Westminster Loan By-law,
1916, marked "C," came up for first
reading. On motion the by-law was read
a first time. On subsequent motion, the
rules of order were suspended and the
by-law read a second time.
Ifaw Business.
As a special committee to take up with
the City- Solicitor the amendment to the
Barbers' Regulation Bv'laW His Worship
appointed the following; AU1, Dodd,
Bryson, and the Mayor,
On motion the Council adjourned.
music. "The Death of Nelson," a solo,
was sung by Alex. Wallace, ' and ' 'The
Trumpeter" by W. J. Stevenson^ while
"Excelsior" was given as a duet, very
effectively, by Messrs. Wallace and Stevenson. ��� The National Anthem, sung
heartily by all,  closed  the proceedings.
Recovering from *illness contracted
during five months' service at the front,
Ross Lane, son of Mr. Robert Lane,
Fourth street, is expected to "leave shortly for home, having received bis discharge papers. He is being cared for in
a hospital in Aberdeen, Scotland. A
brother was killed in action a few months
ago and another brother is serving with
the expeditionary force.
Empire's Vow Renewed.
Wherever Britain's flag waves, where-
ever the British drum beats follow the
sun round the globe, Britons, one in
heart and mind, gathered on Friday last,
Aug, 4th, to commemorate the second
anniversary of Britain's entrance-into the
world war, to acknowledge the Divine
aid and guidance thus far, and to r��-*new
the Empire's solemn vow to do ali that
could humanly be done to prosecute that
righteous war, so far as the Allies are
concerned, to a victorious issue.
New Westminster was .only one of
many hundreds of thousands of communities throughout thp length and
breadth of our World wide Empire to Join
in this significant and inspiting union of
hearts and spirits on commemoration
day, J {pre as elsewhere, after the opening ceremonies and religious services,
and an eloquent and impressive aildrrss
appropriate to the occasion���Sir Charles
Hibbert Tupper being the speaker at our
meeting��� a resolution in terms following, 'iiiov^d by Mr. J. C. Brown, seconded by Rev. Father Beck, was carried
unanimously by a standing yott; "(in
this the second anniversary of a righteous
war, this meeting of the citizens of New
Westminster records its inflexible determination to continue to a victorious end
the struggle lu the maintenance of those
ideals of liberty and justice which are
the common ami sacred cause of the
Allies."
'the meeting, which was held at
Queen's Park, an improvised platform
foi* the speakers, etc., having been
erected in front of the grand stand, was
largely attended, wveral thousand citi
zens, men, women and children, being
present, the evening being perfect.
Mayor Gray presided, and, iu a few introductory remarks, stated that, through
the 104th, the home regiment, 2,200 men
had volunteered for overseas service, besides many officers and men from New
Westminster having gone through other
regiments. During the past two years,
also, His Worship slated, the Royal City
had contributed over $100,000 to various
p itriotic funds, and the women of the
city had done a noble work in aid of the
Red Cross and other ameliorative work ,
iu connection with the war.
Rev. J. S. Henderson, chaplain of the
104th Regiment, conducted a drum-head
service, and Rev. Canon Hinchcliffe
offered prayer and pronounced the bene-
diction. The officers and men of the
104th, Civilian Rifle Association, andNa-
tional Reserve attended in a body.
The Westminster Symphony Orchestra
���H. D. Mackness, conductor; Fred. T.
Hill, secretary; Miss V. M. Vass, ae.
coinpanist���furnished the  instrumental
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Assorted Biscuits,  per lb-20c
White Swan Naptha Soap, 5
cakes , <  25p
Local B, C, Fresh Eggs, two
dozen , ������ ,,75q
Local Honey, jar-- '���- 25c
Com Flakes, 3 pkgs 25c
Karo Syrup, 54b, tin;:!!.,35p
Finest Cooking Apples, sin
lbs 25c
Model Grocery
Matheson & Jacobson
308 Sixth St. Phone 1001-2
Fast Burnaby, 2nd St. Phone 598
Edmonds, Gray Block Phone 1111L
Sapperton, Guhr Block Phone 1012
10 Dozen Lingerie
Waists
$1.50 EACH
It is only once in a while that such values as those included in this
special offer are available.    The present offering is made  possible through our fortunate purchase of  sample  numbers
and odd sizes.    Together with various styles from our
' regular stock the lot contains a wide choice of tlie
newest aud most popular waist's shown this
summer.   Shown in all white and
colored effects.   Sizes 34
��� to 44.    Regular
values up to
$2.5(.)
T'
SPECIAL-EACH  $1.50
W. S. Collister & Co.
The Store  for Women's Wear
 t  !
P. O. Box 933
Westminster  Iron  Works
JOHN  REIP,   Proprietor
General Machine Work, Engineering  and
BlaqRsmitfiing
Manufacturers of  structural and Ornamental Ironwork
A^nts for RhjGAL, GASOLINE ENGINES
^m4m ��� New Westminster, B. G.
James & NcClughan
PLUMBING
and
HEATING
Auto Tires & Accessories
HARDWARE
New Westminster, B. C.
Front nnd Sixth Sts.     Phone 302
W.R.Jaynes
 FOR	
Oxy-Acetylene
Welding aud Brazing
Auto and Motor Boat Supplies aud Fittings
First Class Machine Work
New Westminster
Phone &75       724 Front St
SAVE
YOUR
MONEY
TOR THE
Dominion War Loan
TO BE ISSUED IN SEPTEMBER.
By purchasing a bond you will help
to WIN THE WAR and obtain for
yourself an investment of the highest
class yielding a most attractive rate
of interest.
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
OTTAWA.

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