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THE   PACIFIC   CANADIAN
Weekly News Digest and Journal of   Obseryation and Comment.
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Vol. I.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C, FRIDAY, Aug. 4, 1916.
Number 22
ONLY AWAITING EXECUTION.
That, in three words, is the psychological and actual position of the Bowser Government in Britiish
Columbia to-day. The trial has been held���it has been
going on for years���the verdict has been reached,' on
the indictment, which has long been complete���there-,
cent plea of "not guilty" and attempts to obscure and
befog the issue having only aggravated the offense-
judgment has been pronounced, and only execution of
the sentence by the people, at the ballot box, on the
Fourteenth of next month, remains t close the most
dark, sordid, and depressing chapter in the political
history of the Province, and open the way to a complete new and inconceivably better and brighter order
of things.
For what remains of the interval between judgment and execution, we must, with what forbearance
and indulgence we can command, suffer the half pathetic, half amusing,, but none the less wholly revolting, spectacle and experience of this condemned and
deformed apology for an Administration, shamelessly
oblivious to its deserts and its fate, practising upon
our commiseration and contempt with ante-mortem appeals like the following from Premier Bowser, at the
Conservative nomination meeting in Vancouver, last
week. The Premier said, according to his organ, the
Province, that, if the Government were extravagant,
and he did not deny it, the people were as much to
blame as they were. "We were as you made us," he
declared. "We are men and like yourselves we are
Only human. If we had held back in this period and
not done what you wanted done, you would have laid
the charge at our doors that we were mere flies on the
wall. But what have you done? On every occasion
that we have appealed to the country you have endorsed the expenditure in this Province. In 1912 you unanimously endorsed Sir Richard and swept out of public life the Liberal party, leaving only two Socialists in
the House. This is not the time for post mortems.
What is the use of standing talking and using up valuable time? Let the dead past bury its dead. You
havt approved.    It is the future we must look to."
If that isn't adding insult to injury with a vengeance? Under the shadow of the gallows, desperately tearing at the noose, which already is beginning
to tighten, meanwhile affecting an impudent and brazen bravado, the chief political culprit has no more decency, no more sense of what is seemly or even politic
to one in his position, than to include his executioneers
in the same condemnation with himself. "On every
occasion that we have appealed to the countrv you
have endorsed." "You have approved." There is,
of course, the half truth in the insulting suggestion.
The people did endorse and did approve���which was
not particularly creditable to their perspicacity. But
not a hint of the means by which the Government obtained that "endorsement" and "approval." The
studied misrepresentation; the deliberate deception
and falsehood, in regard to their railway policies
particularly; the wholesale debauchery and intimidation by the political machine, which permeated every
organization and agency, not excepting school boards,
as we have recently seen, in the Province, and made
even the individual wherever possible feel the brutal
knuckles of the Bowser-Tammany thug or withstand the
ingratiating leer of the Government patronage fiend.
Yes, the people "endorsed" and "approved," with
Government blinders on their eyes, a Government carrot to their nose and a Government pistol to their head
���much in the same way that the highwayman's or
procurer's victim "endorses" and "approves" when
he hands over his purse or his virtue on command.
What would become of the theory of responsible
government, if an administration, after a long or short
term of power, could charge the people with the evil
and failure of all its policies as has been exemplified
so strikingly in the condition to which British Columbia has been reduced after thirteen years of Bowser-
ism- if such a Government, with such a record, could
go back to the people and say: "You were responsible,
because you endorsed us; now forget the past; let the
dead past bury its dead. You approved; we must look
to the future. Endorse us again!" What would become of the theory of responsible government? Nay,
what would become of the theory that we are men,
possessed of ordinary horse sense���and not madmen
or fools?
Yes, we (the people of British Columbia) will forget the past not quite yet, but soon! We'll remember
it long enough to bring down the great axe good and
hard on election day, September Fourteenth, 1916.
We are also exhorted to "Let the dead past bury its
dead." We'll attend to that, too. With "the dead
past" we'll bury a Government that belongs to "the
dead past." After that, we shall cheerfully and hopefully ' 'look to the future,'' and try to forget -it will take
some time to erase the marks and effects���that there
ever was such a baleful and sinister influence in the
life of the Province as Bovvserism and the Bowser
Government.
WILLIAM THE MURDERER.
When the inevitable reckoning day comes, the German outragers of all conventions of warfare and civili- -
zation���all laws human and Divine���will have a terrible score to settle and expiate. To single out one
case from the welter of Teutonic murder and outrage
since this war began, the world was particularly horrified by the brutal and cold-blooded killing, "by the
direct sanction of the German higher command, of
Nurse Cavell, some six months ago, in circumstances
particularly revolting and atrocious. Determined, evidently, to store up for themselves "wrath against the
day of wrath," the German murder-bund, with the
Kaiser at its head, have now made themselves personally responsible for another capital crime of the same
sort the recent cold-blooded murder, after mock trial,
at Bruges, Belgium, of Capt. Charles Fryatt, master
of the British steamship Brussels, for an alleged attempt to ram a'submarine that was approaching his
vessel.
Captain Fryatt, it appears, had a record dating as
far back as March, 1915, for having on more than one
occasion, by his courage and resourcefulness, escaped
the attacks of submarines. He was finally captured,
with his steamship the Brussels, by German destroyers, last month, and his murder by court martial, confirmed by the Kaiser, naturally followed. The��British
Government has taken a very serious view of the
crime, of which all particulars are being obtained
through the American Ambassador in Germany. A
league, it is said, has been formed in Great Britain
which demands as one of the conditions of peace that
the Kaiser and his accomplices shall be put on trial for
this and other murders, after the war, and executed,
when found guilty.
. Significant and prophetic in this connection were
the words of the proclamation scattered over Berlin,
last wegk (instead of bombs, which he might have
dropped), by Marchal, the French aviator, announcing
the purpose of the Allies in this war:- "We are fighting for the liberty of all nations against the tyranny of
military caste. We want to punish the guilty. We desire that such slaughter as the present shall become
forever impossible, and this etta'%)ill be attained when the'
people of Germany possess the
on peace and war."
Not less significant was
aerial message, of Gustave
Socialist, regarding the  pi
rht to decide for themselves
;he commentary on this
[ierve, the noted French
nishment of the guilty:
"England will know how to find the kind of punishment proper for the Emperor of Germany and some of
hi�� acolytes���a punishment proportioned to the crime.
In these matters, England has had experience, and we
can leave all to her."
THE APPAM RESTORED.
The United States Federal Court having jurisdiction has decided the libel proceedings in the ; case of
the captured British steamer Appam, in favor of the
English owners and against the German prize' crew,
under Lieut. Berg, which, on Feb. 1st last, brought the
vessel into neutral waters of Hampton Roadsi, Norfolk,
Va. A prize vessel, the court decided, cannot legally
be brought into neutral waters without a convoy, so
the "smart" German exploit of sneaking a "prize"
into a neutral port under her own steam has resulted
in saving the vessel for its lawful owners.
In the words* of Judge Waddil'S decision: "The
court's conclusion is that the manner of bringing the
Appam into the waters of the United States, as well as
her presence in these waters, constitutes a violation of
the neutrality of the United States; that she came in
without bidding or permission; that she is here in violation of law; that she is unable to leave for lack of a
crew, which she cannot provide or augment without
further violation of neutrality; that in her present
condition she is without a lawful right to be and remain in these waters; that she, as between her cap-
turers and owners, to all practical purposes, must be
treated as abandoned and as stranded upon our shores;
and that her owners are entitled to restitution of their
property, which this court should award, irrespective
of the prize court proceedings of the court of the Imperial Court of the German Empire; and it will be so
ordered.
The Hun pirates will be sorrv they allowed their
cupidity to get the better of their homicidal mania, in
this instance, especially, as, besides losing their
"prize," their personal liberty is forfeit as internes until after the war. German Consul von Schilling, who
was in court with Lieut. Berg, said an appeal doubtless
would be taken. "I never dreamed," he is reported
assaying, "that ahy grounds could be found for taking the Appam from us." A reminder that there are
a lot of other German "dreams" in a fair way for
drastic revision presently.
HERE AND THERE.
- The.refreshing oasis in the desert of war graft as
disclosed by the Davidson and Meredith-Duff Royal
Commissions is contained in a recent news despatch
dated at Hamilton, Ont.: F. W, Baillie, manager of
the Canadian Cartridge Company, has returned to the
Government $750,000, the firm's profits-on war orders
to date. It was announced that the firm had made a
million cases at cost. The money returned is to be
used for patriotic purposes.
A number of German cities, says an exchange, have
taken practical steps to solve the milk problem, which
still is very serious in the large centres of population.
Twelve of the largest Prussian municipalities have
bought 75,000 goats in Switzerland. The animals have
been turned over to the owners of small farms iri the
suburbs of the cities on condition that they deliver 70
per cent, of the milk obtained from the goats to the
relief stations, where it is distributed among poor families with small children. The goats furnish 200,000
quarts of milk a day.
The Grand Forks Sun turns a very neat one oh Mr.
Bowser in the following: "In one of his speeches in
a town west of here Premier Bowser advanced as a
reason for the return of the Government the plea that
the business of the Government would be carried on
after the election in exactly the same manner as it is
on September 13. This is exactly what the electors
want to avoid. On September 13 every Government
official and employee, from Premier Bowser down to
the humblest road laborer, will be out electioneering.
It would make a pretty state of affairs to keep this up
for five years."
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The Prince Rupert News, referring to a speech
made recently there by Mr. T. D, Pattulo, Liberal candidate for Skeena riding, in which Prince Rupert is
situated, says: Mr. Pattullo delivered a great fighting
speech in which he trounced the Bowser Government
for its reckless extravagance. He said it was hard to
pick out any one point for attack, as in every possible
manner the Bowser machine had debauched the Province. Mr. Pattullo went on to deal with Liberal plans
for the reconstruction of the Whole fabric of government along sane, healthy lines, particularly in regard
to land settlement, mining, and fishing.
I do not think that the people of this Province want
technicalities half as much as they want business legislation and business administration, nor do they want
post mortems nor pessimism in British Columbia. Now,
let us look to the future and to future development. ���
Hon. W. J. Bowser, as quoted by the admiring organs.
No, for goodness' sake, in other words, exclaims the
wily Mr. Bowser, turn off the searchlight from our
impossible past -forget that we are dead and have to
be buried���and "let us look to the future," so that we
may slip in again while you have that "far-away look"
on, and exploit you in the future as we have in the
past.
The onlooker, it has been said, sees most of the
game. Here's the way the Bowser game, in getting
the soldiers' votes in England by and with the expert
assistance of "Soapy" Welsh, strikes the Calgary
Albertan: So the Government picked out the person
as just the man to go to Britain, and, with Sir Richard
McBride, take a poll of the B. C. soldiers in England
and at the rest camps in France. To send a man,
seemingly discredited in a public investigation, to get
votes of B. C. voters in Britain and bring them back
to the coast, seems rather unseemly, but doubtless
the British Columbia Government,has some knowledge
of its doings. Mr. Dooley, at the time of the trouble
preceding the Boer war, concluded: "If I were Paul
Kruger, I'd give the Uitlanders votes. But I'd do the
countin'of them." Bowser has given the soldiers
votes, but he will do the counting of them.
Commenting editorially upon the appointment of
Mayor Stewart, of Victoria, to the portfolio of Finance,
the Victoria Times says: "Mr. Flumerfelt was not
buried beneath an avalanche of ballots because he was
personally"undesirable. On the contrary, he was preeminently qualified for the post of Finance Minister,
which Mr. Stewart is not in any degree. It was because he was a Bowser candidate; he was carrying the
black flag of political piracy; he allowed himself to be
persuaded into joining an Administration whose records and methods were an offence to the nostrils of
decent people all over Canada. As a member of the
Bowser Government, Mr. Stewart becomes the servitor of Mackenzie & Mann; Foley, Welch & Stewart,
and those numerous other corporate concessionaries
far-sighted enough to retain Mr. Bowser as their solicitor." Page 2
THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
New Westminster, B.C.. Aug. 4, 1916
THE  PACIFIC   CANADIAN
Published every Friday from the Offices, 761 Carnarvon Street,
New Westminster, B. C, by the Pacific Canadian Printing
& Publishing Co-, Ltd.
GKO. KENNEDY, - - Editor and Manager
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months; 25c. for three months; 10c. per month;  5c. per copy.
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A HUMILIATING CONFESSION.
We ventured the prediction, last week, that it was
a safe bet the Bowser Government wouldn't add to
their thefts from the Liberal platform of all the measures they are "going to the country" on at this time,
by stealing also the civil service reform, abolish-pat-
ronage plank of the Liberal platform, which enables
Mr. Brewster to offer positions on the civil service to
returned soldiers, regardless of political affiliations���
* our reason for considering the bet safe being, of
course, that patronage and the spoils system are the
verv wallowing ground of the Bowser party.
The Government organs have hastened to confirm
that prediction; but it so rankles in the Bowser bosom
that tbe Government can't steal that plank also, without alienating the whole party, that the organs, as
they are bid, try to conceal the party chagrin by misrepresentation and ridicule. Some 33,000 men have
already volunteered in this Province, they say, and
affect to believe that Mr. Brewster offered positions
in the civil service to all the returned soldiers, and
make that the excuse for pouring ridicule on the proposal, in the hope of covering their own confusion at
being compelled to virtually admit that the Bowser
Government dare not adopt a civil service reform,
abolish-patronage policy, since patronage and spoils
constitute the great bond that holds the party together.
Puerile lying added to theft is, of course, an easy
glide on the toboggan shute to political perdition, but
it will fool nobody���least of all the voters of the Province on election day'. '
We have all heard of the King of France who
marched his men up a hill and marched them down i
again. They do things better in France now-a-days.
But King Bowser is the modern embodiment, with
frills, of the old comic opera, picture-book potentate
of nursery lore. He marched his puppets up Convention Hill and down again, with a great blare of "democratic" trumpets and of giving the people a chance
to revise their general election tickets, as at Vancouver and Vernon; but, when the hippodrome performance is over, it is found that not a cog has slipped in
the well geared Government machine, and the same
old "tickets" which marched ' up Convention Hill at
the head of the puppets marched down again. The
people have been treated to an improving spectacular
display, with the up-to-date or down-to-limit "man
on horseback," in cocked hat, blue "britches," red
coat, and-tin sword   and that is all !
CHAPTER OF  CALAMITIES.
The unusually wet midsummer season, all over the
coast section of the Province at least, has undeniably
resulted in great loss to the farmers and the community generally, by rendering hay making practically impossible, with the season almost over.
So far as physical comfort and well being are concerned, however, our condition has indeed been enviable when compared with that of the people of the
eastern and middle portions of the continent, whohave
been prostrated, and snuffed out like flies in hundreds
of instances, by a heat wave of almost unprecedented
protractedness and intensity.
For months, too, the same areas have been visited
by a veritable plague of that dread and all but irresistible malady, infantile paralysis, which has taken
fearful toll of the young life in New York and other
American cities particularly.
And, within the week, hundreds of square miles of
Northern Ontario, with small towns, villages, and
farmsteads, have been converted to a blackened waste
by forest fires, taking the lives of half a thousand
men, women and children, and leaving thousands of
others homeless and suffering.
What the loss of life was by the huge explosion of
five carloads of munitions stored for the Allies on
Black Tom pier, on a small island in New York harbor,
Sunday, is not yet accurately known several score
probably, in addition to hundreds injured, and property damages of $25,000,000 at least.
And the world war, eclipsing and overshadowing
all else, we still have with us though the tide, which
set our way from the first of last month, is yet running, strong and steady, on all fronts, to ultimate complete victory for the Allied cause.
HERE AND THERE
One of the speakers at the Vancouver Conservative
nomination meeting, last week, compared the Bowser
Conservative machine'to an old fiddle that had some
good music in it vet���only wanted tuning up a bit.
The point is well taken. Same old fiddle that Nero
played on when Rome was burning. Nero Bowser, who
has pulled every string on the ramshackle old concern,
will now accompany himself in his own swan song, to
the tune that Price Ellison's cow died on.
More than ordinary significance is attached to recent utterances by M. Milyokoff, leader of the democratic party in the Russian Duma, who in the course
of a speech in that legislative assembly affirmed the
absolute necessity to Russia of the possession of Constantinople. Since, the same statesman, in a published
interview, has gone farther in affirming that, as a result of the war Great Britain must have Mesopotamia.
In other words, if Russia gels Constantinople, Great
Britain must get Bagdad, with all that goes with it of
territory. Politically, Mesopotamia is as necessary to
Great Britain as the remainder of Asia Minor is to
Russia. It is necessary to her safety in both India and
Egypt, and to ihe continuance of her corrtrol < f the
Suez Ca ml.
Mr. F. C. Wade, editor of the Vancouver Sun, "called" another Bowser "bluff," just a week ago to-day.
The evening before, at the Conservative nomination
meeting, the Premier had indulged in a characteristically cowardly indirect insinuation in reference to
Scott, whom the Liberals have been trying to get back
from Seattle to give evidence as to the higher-ups in
the "plugging" scandal. "They ought to have F. C.
Wade bring Scott back," sneered Bowser. Mr. Wade
came back with this challenge in the Sun, addressed
to W. J. Bowser: "If you will withdraw your warrant
against Scott and go with me to Seattle, I will join
you in inducing Scott to return. * * * I will pay
his expenses to return, and * * * leave him with
you so that you can do all in your power to back up
your foul and lying insinuations. Do you accept my
offer or not? If you do not, you stand before the people of British Columbia, in all your moral depravity,
as a confessed liar and coward." Up to the time of
going to press, W. J. Bowser was still standing where
F. C. Wade left him���he'd rather be any old thing,
apparently, than get Scott back.
Apropos of the Agricultural Credits Act, one of the
panic-inspired purloinings from the Liberal platform
which the Government campaigners and press are
now claiming so much credit for, the Omineca Herald,
referring to the recent visit of Ministers to the Northern country, says: "The new Minister of Agriculture
told the ranchers of this district that money on the
Agricultural Credits is now ready for them. He did not
tell them, however, that every man who makes application for a loan must pay at least $2.50 as an application fee. He never gets it back even if his loan is refused, and neither did ha 9&y anything of the other
fees to be paid if the loan isimade. Hon. Mr. Manson
was not honest with theranhhers." He didn't explain
either, probably, that the rate was so high���between
6 and 7 per cent, ���that it cofuld hardly be considered
cheap money if a loan should be obtained���compared
with what might have been secured if the Government
had not waited, years after they were shown the way,
to the very end of their thirteen year term���when
they are, so to speak, disappearing through the drop
with a rope round their neck.
One of the favorite bluffs worked by Premier Bowser in his recent "surveys" of the Province, has been
the brazen assertion, in face of the record, that, in
three months in the Legislature, the Opposition had
not found anything to the discredit of the Government. At his McBride meeting, he specified the Han-
nington case and claimed credit for having dismissed
that official for taking $2,000 commission on the Bowser Victoria Court House site deal���one of the minor
crookednesses and grafts unearthed by the Opposition.
Mr. Brewster, Liberal leader, at this same place, last
week, "called the bluff" of Premier Bowser in this
matter, as follows: "Mr. Bowser dared not come before the committee of the House and say he did not
know Mr. Hannington was getting this commission,
because if he had done so, we would have produced
one of the most reputable men in this Province to prove
him a liar. * * * The two thousand dollars which
Mr. Hannington got was a very small part of the
money which passed in this connection. I intend some
day to put Mr. Bowser on oath and make him tell the
truth about this example of grafting."
Hon. W. R. Ross, the rejected of Fernie and carpet-bagging wooer of Prince George, would appear to
have been feeling lonesome of late and to have found
it difficult to keep his spirits up, except by the reverse
process -which has its disadvantages. The Minister
of Lands, apparently not knowing what else to do with
himself, strayed into a rousing Liberal meeting, at
McBride, in the Northern country, last week (perhaps
old associations suggested by the name overcame him),
and, when given an opportunity to speak, addressed
the audience thickly as "la'ies an' gen'l'm'n." He
made a rambling and very inaccurate speech, and at
its close Mr. Brewster remarked that Mr. Ross had
done the Liberal party good service by stepping on the
platform and making such an exhibition of himself.
"If that,is the class of speech you are going to get
from a man who poses as a coming Premier, you had
better leave him at home," said Mr. Brewster. "He's
a beauty all right," cried some of the audience. Simi-
SCREEN  DOORS AND
WINDOWS
We have an extra plague of niosquitoes this season and flies as usual. Screen Doors and
Windows will keep them out and add to the
pleasure and comfort of indoor life. DOORS
WITH HINGES
$1.50 to $3.00 Each
Windows 25c to 60c Kach. Ilaloon Fly Traps,
Fly Swats, Ktc.     Wire  Screen   cut  to  order.
ANDERSON & LUSBY
634 Columbia St.
Royal City Pork Butchers
(KENNEDY   BROTHERS)
737 Columbia St. 309 Sixth St.
We make a specialty  of Cooked Meats.      Our
Properly Cooked Hams, Veal Loaf, Etc.,
are in great demand.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.
Phone 219
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lar exhibitions, it will be remembered, were given in
the House during the late session by prominent Government supporters, but Mr. Ross then posed with
Premier Bowser as one of the "Heavenly Twins" who
had experienced sudden conversion to prohibition.
Some one has discovered that every nickel "contains enough explosive to blow a man's head off," says
the New York Evening Post. This announcement is
based on the fact that nickel combined with picric acid
produces a powerful explosive. The purpose of the
alarming announcement, comments the Post, is not
entirely clear. If it is intended as a warning to let
nickels alone, a number of other common substances,
quite as dangerous as nickels, should be included.
Dimes and quarters are even more deadly than nickels.
The silver fulminate that can be made from them is
one of the most irritable and destructive of explosives.
The fulminate side of it'comes from alcohol, so that the
nickel-avoider should keep away from that, too. Cotton batting, the basis of gun-cotton, is an equally dangerous substance, as is also glycerine, because it can
be made into nitro-glycerine.. The nitrogen in a lamb
chop, combined with the necessary carbon, hydrogen,
and oxygen to make picric acid, would probably blow
half a dozen men's heads off. So we can see that the
common or garden variety of bravery shown by every
one of us every day in the calm handling of these potentially devastating substances���potatoes and bread
are almost as dangerous explosives as cotton���is something to be moderately proud of, %1
New "Westminster, B.C., Aug. 4, 1916
THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
Page ft
LOCAL AND GENERAL.
Just two years ago to-day���Aug. 4,
1914���since  Great Britain declared war.
Besides full Liberal and Conservative
tickets of six,, each, Vancouver has six
independents and a Socialist nominated.
Mr. Walter C. Brown, of Victoria, son
of M. J C. Brown, Warden of the B. C.
Penitentiary, was visiting in the city
this week.
1 W. A. Duncan, City Clerk, is awav on
two weeks' holidays. His placed is filled
during his absence by T. J. Thomas, assistant Clerk.
Sir Roger Casement suffered the extreme penalty of the law, by hanging, for
high treason, in Pentonville jail, London, yesterday morning.
Pte William Airth, of Mission" City,
who passed safely through the Dardanelles expedition, is reported to have
been killed in action in Prance.
The first annual civic picnic of Mission
City will be held on August 23, when
the citizens will make an excursion to
Chilliwack on the river steamer Skeena.
Kev. Father Murphy, principal of St.
Louis College, is at present on a trip
through the Upper Country. Mr. S. J.
Mclsaacs, former principal, has gone to
Chicago.
During the month of July there were
registered locally 94 births, ll deaths
and 32 marriages. In July, 1915, the
registrations were 92 births, 38 deaths
and 22 marriages.
Rev. George A. Rav, now
polis,   Minn.,   but   formerly
with St. Mary's Church and
ity Cathedral,  this  city,   is
week's vacation here.
The annual Langley flower show will
be held at Langley Fort, Wednesday,
August 9. A comprehensive prize list
has been arranged and, granted fine
weather, the show promises to be a great
success.
The Liberal meeting in   St.   Patrick's
Hull, last night,   addressed  by   Mr.   D.
Whiteside, Mrs. Ralph Smith,   and
J. W. Weart, was a. well  attended
successful affair.    A   fuller  report
appear next week.
Mrs. Annie Fraser, aged 9.S years,
died, Sunday, at the residence of her
son, Mr. Norman Fraser, Heffley Creek,
near Kamloops. She was the widow of
the late William Fraser, a former old-
time resident of New Westminster.
The 121st Battalion (Western Irish>,
now at Vernon, received notification, last
week, to prepare for an   early departure
A Straight Fight.
The nominations for the Provincial
Legislature for the general election took &
place all over the Province yesterday, and ,J
Liberals were nominated iu evarv constituency but Newcastle, V. I., where
Parker Williams, the Labor candidate,
will have the Liberal support.
In this city there  will   be   a   straight*
fight���David Whiteside, Liberal, against  J
Thos. GifFord, sr.,   Bowser Conservative
���whicli practically insures the return
Whiteside, who is a  very Strong  candi
date in every way.    Aid.  Bryson proved  y
himself to be too good a  Liberal, not to  *
say patriot, to allow himself  to be  used
by the Government gamesters, who plied
him to the last, to pull Bowser chestnuts
out of the fire that will leave neither root
nor  branch of  the Bowser Government
rookery by September 14th.
Mr. Whiteside's nomination papers
contained the names of L. B. Lusby, proposer; L. Grimmer, seconder; and F..
Mercer, James Anderson, J. G. Robson,
Jos. Cameron, Jas. B. Kennedy, Abram
James, J. D. B. McDonald, J. Graham,
Jos. D��rgan, W. T. Reid, J. II. McDonald, II. Ryall, D. D. Wilson, assenting.
Mr. Gifford's proposer was A. R. P.
McDonald; seconder, W. R. Gilley; with
J. A. Calbick, R. A. Braden, R. A.
Stoney and others, assenting.
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Holy Trin-
spending a
Mr.
and
will
overseas, and significant cancellation of
leave notices were posted a few days ago
on the order boards of the 131st Battal-
ioh, at Vernon.
The Deutschland has got away at last
on her long dive from Baltimore to Bremen���pulling out Tuesday evening and
going down Chesapeake Bay, where she
remained hidden the next day, making
an apparently safe get-awav to the open
sea Wednesday night.
We'll have a Bryson iu the next Legislature anvway, if our Aid. J. S. Brvson
is not going this time. A brother of the
worthy Alderman, Mr. J. B. Bryson, is
Liberal candidate for Lillooet, and it is
freely predicted that his opponent, McDonald, won't save his deposit.
Gored by a bull he was  leading,
H. M. Marshall,  formerly  of   this
but   now   ranching   near   Agassiz,
week  sustained a  broken   leg   in
places and was otherwise  injurei
Continued from Page Four
of Minnea-  permission to sell tea and coffee at   the
connected  ylv Market, be  not granted.    Adopted.
Aid. Dodd, chairman of the Police
Committee, reported, recommending
that tne application of the Vancouver
Exhibition Association for permission to
string a banner across Columbia street,
be granted, under supervision of the.
Light Committee,    Adopted.
Aid. McAdam, chairman of the Health
Committee, presented the report for the
month of July from the Medical Health
Officer on the various dairies supplying
milk in the city, giving butter fat and
bacteria, with the exception of Booth
dairy, from whicli no sample was obtained. City water showed 45 bacteria
per cubic centimeter. The report was
adopted, with instructions that Health
Officer take steps with regard to one
dairy, Krickson's, that did not come up
���to standard of butter fat, and another,
Thomasson's, that went away over the
average bacteria, up to 540,000.
The Mayor reported verbally the completion by committees having the arrangements iu hand of the programme
for the war anniversary commemoration
meeting to he held at Queen's Park on
the evening of Friday. August 4th inst.
Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper will deliver
the address, the resolution will be
moved by Mr. J. C. Brown, seconded by
Rev. Father Beck, Canon Hinchcliffe
also to speak, and a drumhead service
will be conducted by Rev. J. S. Henderson, chaplain of the 104th Regiment.
Other particulars were given by His
Worship, and the report, ..on motion,
was adopted.
By-Laws.
The Shops Regulation By-law, 1916,
for reconsideration.
This familiar item on the agenda���it
had been considered and reconsidered
for a month and was now up for reconsideration again���had evidently "got on
the nerves" of some of the Aldermen���
in fact, to Aid. Jardine it acted like   the
Mr.
city
last
two
1.    He  proverbial red rag to the bull, with the
is under medical care  and   will   be confined to his bed for some time.
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 etill doing Dusincsi at tlie
old stand. If there is anything we
can do for you In the plumbing, heating or sheet metal line, 'phone 586.
Mannerlng & MacKenzie will give
your needs their immediate attention. ���
Mr. Justice Morrison, before whom
application was made for judgment by
default against Attorney-General Bowser,
in the matter of the   Brewster writ, fin-   quests of the grocers and others, extend;
ally decided, yesterday, to stand the case
over till after the long vacation- wliich
means no decision till after the general
election.
Acting on the suggestion of Aid. Bryson, the City Solicitors will be instructed
to press the Department of the Interior
at Ottawa for a reply as to the undertaking of the B. C. E. R. Co. to clear the
land around Coquitlam Lake to safeguard
this city's water supply. Aid. Bryson-
contends that this work has been only
partly finished.
Pte. Andrew Fraser, son of Mrs. Isabella Fraser, 227 Regina street, has been
wounded in the hand, in action at the
front for the second time (his first
wound, in April last, also not being
serious), and has been admitted to Middlesex Military Hospital, in England.
He was formerly employed in the
Schaake Machine Works.
Flight Sub.-Lieut. Stanley V. Trapp,
now at the front with the ftoyal British
Aviation Service, has written his father
an interesting account of a recent flight
from Dover, Eng., across the ChanneJ
to headquarters in France, A fine new
machine lately assigned hiin, he has, according to the custom of army aviators
in bamihg their machines, christened
the "Salmonbelly" and painted the
name thereon.
doughty Alderman in the title role; for
he sprang to his feet when the hardy
weekly was announced, and snapped out,
like a steel trap: "Ifinove that this bylaw be reconsidered this day six
months.''
' Id. Eastman, also with unwonted fire
in his eye, promptly seconded, and the
fight was on. No one would have
dreamed that such an apparently tame,
prosaic subject could have released so
much latent forensic dynamite.
Aid. Goulet, in sauve, diplomatic
phrase, but with firm, prehensile grip,
came to the rescue of the unoffending���
or rather offending-^by-law, thus being
hustled, without benefit of clergy, to an
untimely grave, and moved an amendment in lieu of the "six months' hoist,"
making the by law conform to   the   re-
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No. 1 Spring Salmon [White
Wings Brand]
1 -lb. tins, 2 for 25c
Kris   Brand   Salmon   1-2  lb.
tins,  each 5c
No. 1 Sockeye Salmon.   1 lb.
tin 25c
No.   1 Sockeye Salmon;   1-2
lb. tin  15c
Home-run    brand  American
Sardines, 2 tins for 25c
Brunswick brand Sardines, 4
tins for 25c
Clams, 2 tins for \25c
Deep Sea Crab, per  tin-.-25c
Lobster, in glass, per jar.-50c
Specials for First of August
Macaroni,  confection   brand.
each 10c
California Honey, regular35c
sellers.     Special   25c
Nutri Ox Beef Tea, large
si/.e   90c
Preserved Citron, a tasty de -
sert, regular 25e jars.
Special .' 20c
Royal Crown Oatmeal   Soap,
a mild toilet soap, 8 cakes--25
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Citv   Market.
There was an unusually large market
to-day and brisk trading, poultry being
an especially heavy item, with hens selling at 14c to 17c and springs 16c to liv.
Meats were in good supply, with no
changes from last week's prices. There
was a good supply of eggs, at 40c retail,
34c wholesale. New potatoes held at
around jjl.25; peas, 8 lbs for 25c. Early
apples, for first time in any quantity,
sold at $1.25 per box. Small fruits same
as last week, raspberries nearly out,
ing the daily closing  hour to 6:15 p.m.
instead of 6:00.
This brought Aid. Eastman again to
his feet, ou which, in a set speech, he
denounced the terrors of the I'rivy
Council, with legal expenses as long as
your arm, against any Municipal Council temerarious enough to tell any storekeeper when he should open or when he
should close. It was ultra vires, also
contra bonos mores, likewise distinctly
lion pro bono publico.
Aid. Johnston then went to bat, and,
after breathing hard and looking daggers
through his glasses, metaphorically but
industriously knocked down the wickets
of the terrors of the law, as to be interpreted by the higher courts, erected by
Aid. Eastman. "O, I dbn't know about
that," gulped Aid. Johnston belligerently. He believed we had a perfect
right to pass such by-laws. Vancouver
City passed even more drastic ones, and
would probably get into grips with the
I'rivy Council before we did, and save us
the trouble���and expense. He thought
we should make the slight concession
asked by the grocers and others, and
pass this by-law as it was proposed to be
amended.
Aid. Jardine again rose to remark that
he held no brief for anyone, but the
small storekeeper who employed no labor should be allowed to keep open as
long as he liked. This, which was substantially Aid. Eastman's position, was
also supported by Aid. McAdam, in a
few spirited remarks.
Aid. Bryson was emphatically in favor
of the Council passing the by-law with
the amendments asked. The great majority of the merchants wanted these regulations. There were three or four
places in the city that wanted to keep
open as long as they liked- -they l.osed
out bankrupt stocks and would stay up
all night for a nickel and there were
some people among the higher-ups who
would purchase at these Jew   places   at
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For your Auto Goggles, see
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Druggist  and  Optician
NEW WESTMINSTER, B. C.
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night, but were ashamed to do so in the
day time.
Aid. Jardine, whose seat is next, uprose and, squaring his shoulders at Aid.
Bryson, sternly demanded what he
meant ? Aid. Bryson said he dlqti't mean
him, but, if the shoe fitted, he could
put it on���and the two civic senators,
who are both huskies, glared high potential disaster at each other for a deep
breathing space.
The spell was broken and the situation saved���and incidentally the furniture���by His Worship the Mayor, who,
turning with a quizzical smile to Aid.
Dodd, the only silent Solon so far, remarked: "It's up to you, Aid. Dodd,
you hold the balance of power."
Thus challenged, the "Minister for
Labor" quietly arose and, with a whimsical grimace, oracularly deposed: "Amman has a right to work as long as he
likes, so long as he does not compel any
one else to work." Continuing, Aid.
Dodd expressed the view that the Council had powers delegated to it which
gave it the right to pass this by-law.
And, as the great majority of the merchants wanted to close at a certain time,
"we are here to give the people what
they want "
After Mayor Oray had remarked that
there was no doubt of the city's right to
enact such a by-law, the vote was taken
on the "six months' hoist" resolution,
which was defeated on the following division: l'or���Aid. Jardine, Eastman,
aud McAdam. Against���Aid. Bryson,
Goulet, Johnston, and Dodd.
On motion of Aid. Goulet and Johnston', the by-law was then amended, on
the same division, extending the time of
closing for any stores that wished to
6:15 p.m.
The following clause, on motion of
Aid. Goulet and Dodd, was added to the
by-law as a new section: "No person
snail within the city of New Westminster, on anv half holiday established
under the 'Weekly Half Holiday Act,''
sell any goods, wares, or merahandise
which he could not then have lawfully
sold if such goods, wares, or merchandise had been the only goods, wares, or
merchandise kept for sale in such shop,
store, or place of business."
Civic Employees Request.
After some other minor business, the
Council adjourned, and resolved ' itself
into Committee of the Whole to consider
again the request of the Civic Employees' Association for an extension of the
half holiday, with pay, to the outside
civic service, over fifty in number, which
was represented by a large delegation at
the Council meeting.
After hearing the delegation, and thoroughly debating the question, the Coun-
Valuator    Money to Loan    Farms
for Sale
H. A. EASTM0N
Notary Public
Guichon Block, Columbia and MeKenzie Sts.,    HEW WESTMINSTER
COAL
New    Wellington,
Lump, Nut, pea
and SlacR
JOSEPH MAVERS
Foot Sixth St.        Phone 105 ,
WOOD
AND
COAL
at prices that  are   RIGHT
Quality, Quantity and Service  is  our
motto
Phones:   150-732
Belyea k Company, Ltd.
827 Carnarvon Street
FIRE
INSURANCE
With absolute security  written at this office.
A share of your business solicited.
tym. McAdam
Room 1, Hart Block
O'Cedar
Mops
(4 sizes)
75c,$l,$l.25
and $1.50
O'Cedar Polish, 25c and 50c;
quart cans, $1.25; half gallon
cans, $2.00;  1 gallon cans, $3
T. J. TRAPP & CO., Ltd.
Phones:
Store 59       Office 196
Machinery  and   Auto   Dept.   69!
cil, in committee, decided that the request could not be granted for the
remainder of the year, for financial reasons -Aid. Johnston and Dodd dissenting, and holding out for a half holiday
for August and September or two hours
or so Saturday afternoon for the remainder of the year.
Mayor Gray, in conclusion, intimated
that the Council would be open tp discuss with the Association, on some future
occasion, any modified proposal, baseiL
on suggestions at that meeting, which
the civic employees might; after consideration, desire to submit,
fyxyal City Laundry
We make a special rate
for
Family   Washing
Deliveries both ways
WHITE LABOR ONLY
Klectric.  Ironing and every
modern appliance
H0YAL CITY LflUNDRY CO.
Phone 183.      814 Roval Ave. Page 4
THE PACIFIC CANADIAN
New Westminster, B.C., Aug. 4, 1916
THE OITY COUNCIL.   THE LIBERAL PICNIC
Shops Regulation By-law Releases Al
dermanlc Dynamite-Civic Employees Pail to Get Saturday Half Holiday at Present.
The City Council met at the usual time
and place last Monday evening, with the
full Aldermanic board present and His
Worship Mayor Gray in the chair. In
the absence of City Clerk Duncan, Assistant Clerk Thomas, on motion, undertook the duties of the office. An unusually long list of communications were
presented and dealt with, but the chuf
interest of the session���and it was pretty
warm at times���centred round the oft reconsidered but al last finally settled
Shops Regulation liolaw, whicli divided
the Council sharply three to four on the
drastic "six months' hoist" resolution,
moved bv Aid. Jardine and supported by
Aid. Kastinau and McAdam, but defeated
on division by Aid. Bryson, Goulet,
Johnston and Dodd, with His Worship,
evidently, from his remarks, on the side
of the majority, Another question which
evoked considerable discussion and iu-
tereat���in Committee of the Whole at
the conclusion of the Council meeting���
was the final consideration, and denial
for tbe present, of the request of the
Civic Employees' Association, represented by a lar^e delegation al the meeting,
for the extension of the Saturday half
holiday lo the outside civic service.
Communications.
From Stuart Cameron, of the Pacific
Dredging Co., Ltd., re agreement to
lease the tug Hero from Taylor & Mc-
Laughlill to the end of the present year.
Received and filed.
From the secretary treasurer of the
Union of British Columbia Municipalities, enclosing copies of report of Mr.
F. A. McDiarmid, solicitor; also stating
that the next convention would be held
at the citv of Vernon, on the second
Wednesday of October, aud that the
membership fee for each municipality for
1916 had been fixed at ,S50. Received
and referred to Finance ���Committee to
act.
From the assistant secretary of the
Union of Canadian Municipalities, announcing that the. annual convention
would be held at Montreal, on August
21-23 inst.    Received and filed.
From the City Engineer, re bonds in
payment of Hassatu Paving Co* Received
and referred to Finance Committee to
act.
From II. Morey cc Co., asking that
news dealers and stationers be allowed
to keep open until 6:15 p.m. Received
and filed, matter to be dealt with in bylaw.
From the general supt. B.C.E.R.. Co.,
to the effect that, while the company
would, on account of special previous arrangement, brills its tracks to tirade on
Sixth street, at its own cost, this was not
to be taken as a precedent, but the rule
the company would adhere to would be
that all alterations on account of change
of jjrade bv the city should be paid for
by the city.    Received and filed.
From the Pacific Coast Association of
Fire Chiefs, asking that a representative
he sent to tlie convention at San Diego,
Cal. Received and reply to be sent that
Council does uot see its way to send a
representative on this occasion.
From A. J. Howell, License Inspector,
asking instructions as to renewal of restaurant licenses. Granted.
From Capt. Ford, Fraser River pilot,
' reporting soundings between Port Maun
and No. 1 buoy, etc. Referred to liar-"
bor Committee to be taken up with Harbor Board.
From the manager of the Kwen Cannery, presenting account of JS40.4C" for
repairing damage caused by tug Hero on
the 8th of June. Received and referred
to City Solicitor.
From the secretary of the Royal Columbian Hospital, enclosing accounts of
James & McClughail and I). A. McDonald, for improvements to heating plant
at the hospital. On motion passed for
payment.
From Building Inspector, re proposed,
office for new automobile line at 752 Columbia st. Referred to Committee of
Whole for consideration.
Faom George Small and others, petitioning to have Seventh and Belmont
streets graded and macadamized. Received and filed, on motion of Aid. Jardine, who explained that provision had
been made for going on with the work.
From C. Vallieres, re discharge, from
Light Department. Received and filed,
Aid. Eastman stating thai discharge had
been made for cause. /     -
Reports.
Aid. Bryson, chairman of the Finance
Committee, reported, recommending that
the City Solicitar be authorized to apply
to the Provincial Government for a crown
grant to the Penitentiary Reserve; that
the Clerk advise Union of Canadian
Municipalities Council cannot incur expense of being represented at convention
this year; that a crown grant had been
obtained for I lock Square'from Provincial Government, and City Solicitors are
placing a value of $10,000 upon it (or registration purposes,     Report  adopted.
Aid. Jardine, chairman of the Board of
Works, reported, recommending that
application of A. Ackerman and others
lor sidewalk on east side of Oakland St.,
estimated COSt$140, be granted. Adopted.
Aid. Eastman, chairman of the Light
Committee, reported, recommending
that an SO c.p. lamp be installed on Victoria street, at estimated cost of $35;
that application of Mrs. Phyllis Preston
for light service to her house, 1929 8th
avenue, estimated cost of connection
S161 72, be granted, coiidltioiinl on' security being given that at least $16 per
a mum be paid for light for live years;
t lat City S ilicitors adxised C. Vallierc
has uo claim for wages.    Adopted.
Aid. Johnston, chairman of the Fire
Committee, reported, recommending
payment of following accounts: A. Roe,
S26.60; R. Cumew, $9.70j hIsothat Fireman Wat nn bad sufficiently recovered
from injuries al recent Sapperton lire to
return lo work.    Adopted.
Aid, Goulet, chairman of {he Market
Committee, reported, recommending
tint the application of G. A. Slaney, for
Concluded ou Page Three
Liberals of Richmond Turn Out U
Thousand Strong on Saturday to
Make Merry and Hear Speeches.
The Liberal picnic held at Magee Park,
Point Grey, Saturday last, under the
auspices of the Richmond Liberal Association, was in every way an enjoyable
and' successful affair. The weather was
perfect, the picnic baskets, overflowed
with good things, supplemented with excellent coffee and ice cream served by
the ladies, the programme of sports lent
variety aud interest to the proceedings,
and the speeches furnished the necessary
"feast of reason" to improve the occasion and round out the day for the
thousand happy holiday-makers present.
At the speech making part of the festivities, the chair was taken by Mr.
Frank Burnett, sr., president of the
Richmond Liberal Association, who followed his introductory remarks by introducing to the audience Mr. Thos. Kidd,
the iirst member ot the Legislature for
Richmond riding, who gave a brief but
interesting address, partly reminiscent
iu character.     \
Mr. Gerald McGeer, the popular  Liberal candidate for   Richmond,  was   then
introduced.    He acknowledged the honor of "following that fine old gentleman,
Mr. Thomas Kidd,"  whose   "honorable
career in the Legislature of   this   Province" he hup id to have an  opportunity
to emulate.      Referring to  the   "plugging" scandal, Mr. McGeer said.    "Mr.
Macdonald, and all of us, can truthfully
say that we.have nothing  to   fear   from
the fullest investigation, and the   fullest
disclosure of all the' facts.    Let there Vie
an investigation before a commission   of
judges of the Supreme  Court, with  the
testimony  of   Scott,   Annance,   Clancy,
Monty White and all   the   other   thugs
who were brought to Victoria from Seattle and  smuggled   back   again   because
they could not or would not tell a   story
satisfactory to Bowser. But it is not these
men, but the men higher up who should
be severely punished.    Now it is a recognized fact fhat Scott was not  one of  the
higher tips, but .Scott was and  is  to-day
the man who can throw   light  on   who
the higher ups are. Scott is the oiie man
who can tell a story worth listening   to.
Now, in view of the fact   that   Scott   is
willing   to  return, vou   would   suppose
that the Attorney-General   and   Premier
of this Province would do everything in
his power to bring Scott back.    Vet it is
a fact that the one man who  is  preventing Scott from returning is Bowser."
Mr. Ralph Smith, who ,was the next
speaker, said they had gathered to pay
their respects to tbe grand old principles
of Liberalism. "I have always been a
party man myself," he said, "for party
politics are the machinery through which
those principles have to operate, but I
have more faith in the principles than in
the machinery. This Province wants
those Liberal principles put into practice, and the Liberal candidates are believers in those principles and will carry
them out. The Liberal party sometimes
has its squabbles and differences. I-
wouldn't trust a man who always agreed
with me. We have to fight out our differences in order to arrive at correct
principles. The Liberals will fight out
their differences, but will come together
to fight the common enemy. (Cheers).
"At the Conservative convention in
Vancouver, Mr. Macgowan said that the
good old Tory fiddle had music in it yet,
and another speaker said they were going to roll the old chariot along. But
Premier Bowser wanted to forget the
past. 'Let the dead past'bury its dead,'
Mr. Bowser said. 'It is the future we
must look to.' If a man on his trial
went before a judge'in a court of justice
with th.it argument, he would be sent to
the penitentiary. The public realizes
that there is close relation between the
present Administration and the operations of the Conservative Administration
for the past 13 years. I would like to
know what evidence the public has that
the same sloppy, useless, dangerous administration is not likely to fellow if the
Government is returned to office. It's
Ihe same old fiddle, patched up a little,
it's true, but it needs a lot of patching
yet."    I, Laughter). ,
'the chairman next introduced Mr.
David Whiteside, Liberal candidate for
New Westminster, a. the man who was
"destined to redeem the constituency of
New: Westminster in the coining election."
Mr. Whiteside said he had listened
with much pleasure to the arguments of
the sneakers who bad preceded him.
"It's no use arguing with the Bowser
machine," he said, "the only way to
(leal with that is by aill avalanche of ballots, but in addressing such a crowd as I
see before me it is necessary to use argument." Mi. Whiteside then made a
brief reference lo the railway situation in
British Columbia. "We ali thought the
Canadian Northern Pacific fiasco was the
worst this Province would see. We
thought it was the limit and we didn't
expect to see it repeated/' said he, "but
we find that in 1912 the Government did
the same old thing again. They incorporated the Pacific Great Kaslern, and
cojued the C. N. R. act of incorporation
and we had the same old thing over
again. If a lawyer went into court and
said he represented both the plaintiff and
the defendant, he would only last as long
as it wotfld take a sheriff's officer to reach
him, but Mr. Bowser is acting for both
the people and the railways at the same
time." The speaker referred lo the patronage system, wliich he said was one of
the greatest evils of the day. "II is a
humiliating spectacle," he said, "to see
every man and woman in a town forced
to b'iw the knee to the patronage Committee. The Liberals," sajd be, "would
abolish the patronage evil. Another
thing thai needed changing was the law
(elating to the capitalization of companies. The Government had allowed
the formation of companies to remain
uncontrolled, with deplorable results.
There were many things that would be
changed when the Liberals got into office, and they would so adjust our natural resources that every man, woman and
child would find a place iu our economic
system " i Cheers).
' Mr. J. W. Weart, Liberal candidate for
South   Vancouver,   who   was   the   last
speaker, referred humorously to the
poor old Tory fiddle, which he said had
been giving out discordant notes instead
of harmonies for a long time. The
staunchness and uprightness of the three
Liberal candidates who had preceded him
on the platform that day, were in strong
contrast to the candidates on the Conservative ticket in Vancouver. If elected
the Conservatives would be of littleNuse
to the Province, for, as Mr. Tisdale had.
said, everything was settled in caucus,
and when the vote was taken in Hie
House tliey all voted as they were told.
The very independence of character
shown -f>y the Liberal candidates is the
surest guarantee that the interests of Unpeople of Briti sh Columbia will be safe
in their hands."     (Cheers).
'
Excellent Values
at the MODEL
.For First of the Month
Shoppers---
Pearline,reg. 10c pkg., now.5
Fels Naptha Soap, 4 liars--25c
Pure Castile Soap, liar....25c
Ivory Soap, 5 bars  .25c
Heinz Catsup,  bottle 30c
Lipton's Mixed Pickles---30|g
Libby's Asparagus Tips,   per
tin  25c
Libby's Peaches, per ti.n--.25c
Pure Fresh Coffee,  lb 25c
Cottage  Hams,  very choice,
per lb ������ 25c
Veal Loaf, sliced,   lb 25c
. Lunch Tongue, sliced, lb-.25c
Good Fresh Biscuits, lb---20c
Khiva Brand Marmalade,
made by Mr. Webster, Edmonds, B. C , the finest in
the land, and a local  product
1-lb jars, each 25c
4-lb tins,   each  65c
Seal of Alberta Bread   Flour
per bag $1.70
Try a bag of this special flour.
' There is  nothing   better   in
the market.
Model Grocery
Matheson & Jacobson
SILK CREPE DE
CHENE WAISTS
SPECIAL $4.50
A showing of new styles in fine soft Crepe de Cheue Waists, in
White, Sky, Pink, Champagne, Cadet, Maise, ami, Black. Made
with flat and adjustable collars, long sleeves. Nicely finished in
every respect.    Sizes 34 to 42.    Our regular $5.00 .waist.
Special August   Price���
Each $4.50
We have vet to find trace of any better values than what   we  offer
in these two special lines of  Bovs' and Girls' Hose.    It  was  only
through early buying that we secured them, and because we bought-'
heavily we can still offer all sizes.
Boys' and Girls' Hose===25c Per Pair
BOYS' "HOLEY TEARER"-A Heavy Ribbed Cotton Hose
in sizes 6 to 10. A hose sold from 25c to 35c, according to size.
Our special price  all sizes    25C
GIRLS* FINE RIBBED   COTTON���In  White,   Black and
Tan
per
Our most popular hose for giHs.    Sizes 5 to   10.
mil-
All   sizes
25C
W. S. Gollister & Co.
The Store  for Women's Wear
308 Sixth St.
Kast Burnaby, 2nd [St.
Edmonds, Gray Bl^ick
Sapperton, Guhr B^ock
l'hone 1001-2
Phone 598
Phone 1U1L
Phone 1012
P. O. Box 933
Westminster  Iron  Works
JOHN  REID,   Proprietor
General Machine Work,- Engineering  and
Blacksmithing
Manufacturers of   Structural and Ornamental Ironwork
Agents for  REGAL GASOUXK ENGINES
Office and  Works:
TENTH  STREET
New Westminster, B. C.
James & McClughan
PLUMBING
and
HEATING
Auto Tires & Accessories
HARDWARE
New Westminster, B. C.
Front and Sixth Sts.    Phone 302
W.R.Jaynes
 FOR	
Oxy-Acetylene
Welding and. Brazing  ,
Auto and Motor Boat Supplies aud Fittings
First Class Machine Work
New Westminster
Phone 275       724 Front St
SAVE
YOUR
MONEY
FOR 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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