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Array THE
Furniture Store
Victoria, B.C.
The Week
A British -Solumbla Newspaper and Revl
Published at Victoria, B.
1233 Government 81 Telephone M
1. IX.   No. 26
Eighth Year
... Wilfrid Laurier's favourite barque,
Itprocity," is having an uneasy voy-
|tad is a long while making port,
j with delays, reconsiderations and re-
fements in the American Senate,
liing criticism in the English Press
[(rowing disfavour in the Dominion,
Wilfrid must long ago have made up
lind that when his too impulsive col-
lbs induced him to launch the Eeci-
l.y Agreement neither he nor they
liny idea of the magnitude of their
(taking.      The Week has discussed
fully the attitude of the English
; with the exception of a few ultra-
lal, Free-trade organs, it is a unit
|nouncing the proposed Agreement,
declaring that it would work ad-
I'y both to British and Imperial in-
|i. The American Senate is making
fcball of it, and it is being kicked
lpillar to post at the behest of any
Irust which considers that its inter-
Ire threatened. In Canada, despite
|_ spread-eaglism on the part of some
Im papers, the commercial, press of
luntry has settled down to a deter-
lly unfriendly attitude, and in this
l|e it is supported by the leading
tiers and men of affairs. The Lib-
l!ress professes to make light of Mr.
Borden's Western tour; it is too
lo determine the net result, but one
Tmust be conceded even by the most
jmiid Liberal, viz.: that in places
they  declared  that  Mr.   Borden
not find a "corporal's guard" to
it his campaign, he is being re-
1 with favour, and his arguments are
J regarded seriously by those who
Id that the people had made up
Itiinds in favour of Reciprocity and
liere was nothing therefore.to argue
Now comes the climax. Next
Ity the Hon. AVilliam Templeman
l.ilighten the Victoria electorate on
laat question whicii is now agitating
I'jrth American continent, and caus-
It a few misgivings at the heart of
lnpire. It will be a great occasion,
le process of enlightenment will be
awaited by an expectant cornmun-
|!fo doubt Mr. Templeman will be
[ed to show how the Reciprocity
lient will benefit British Columbia
I as Canada, and at the same time
lit be inimical to Britisli interests
part of the world. He will no
Lhow that the consummation of a
lommercial alliance betwen the six
people of Canada and the ninety
|s of the United States will secure
: equal advantages for Canada; and
Ir settling these two vital points, he
lie and ammunition left, he may ex-
|_o the audience how a Oanadian-
l.an trade pact will further the great
|ent now taking place throughout
|rld for drawing closer together the
It countries and people which form
litisli Empire. It, is time that Mr.
{.man enlightened Victoria on some
rereat issues of the day. Now is his
cable has not chronicled the fact,
.vertheless, it is to be hoped that
imier of Canada witnessed the great
Display at Spithead, whicli formed
ig climax to the Coronation . Cele-
. In a double line, six miles in
floated the mightiest of Britain's
[OS. These lines were joined at either
a two-mile stretch of smaller craft,
aters of the Solent never held so
\. fleet. All the British ships as-
were on the active list and ready
[mediate service; they totalled 185.
Royal Yacht, the Victoria ancl Altered the lines the men manned
TO*?IA, %j£^
Candidates and their friends who are going to support them in. "The
Week's" Popular Voting Contest, as well as the public at large, have been
looking for and awaiting the publication of the list of contestants. Some out
oi curiosity, others out of motives conducive to the best interests of the
candidates and the contest.
Following is published the first list of candidates as their nominations
reached the Contest Department of "The Week." It may be that there are
some mistakes in classifying the candidates in their proper districts. This,
it is hoped, will be corrected in the next day or so by the candidate or one
o;r her friends. Those who have been waiting to see "who is in" need wait
no longer to do their voting.
If the name of your favorite is in the list, vote for her before the first
publication of votes is printed, which will appear in the next issue of "The
Week," so she may have a good standing at the start. If her name is not
in the following list, cut out the coupon appearing in the Contest Page
Advertisement of this issue, fill in the lines with her name and send to the
Contest Manager of "The Week," and the votes will be credited to her.
No doubt, there will be other candidates nominated and voted for as the
contest progresses and their names will appear in the publications to follow.
Candidates may enter at any time during the contest.
Candidates and their friends should take notice of the reduction in the
vote schedule. Two weeks from to-day the value of all subscriptions decreases in value of votes. Under no circumstances will a larger vote schedule be offered or an extra bonus of votes issued at any time during the
Candidates and their friends should take notice that the longer subscriptions receive more votes than two or more subscriptions of a smaller
period. The vote and subscription schedule will be found on the Contest
Page Advertisement of this issue.
The contest is just starting and from now on promises to be keen,
exciting and interesting. It is not unpleasant work; on the contrary, many
find it most interesting and agreeable and a tonic for one's nerves. It is a
diversion, entertainment and the* best training that can be found. There is
nothing unbecoming in the first lady in the land entering "The Week's"
contest and securing the votes. It will lower no one in the eyes of their
friends. As a matter of fact, the friends that one has will be the very first
to assist, and their influence will be directed in your behalf.
For further particulars see the Contest Advertisement on Page 14 of
this issue.
District No. x
District No. 2
Miss Ethel Ricketts
District No. 3
Miss Muriel Goudie
District No. 4
Mrs. J. Caddey
District No. 5
District No. 6
Miss E. O'Rourke
Miss Eva LeBlanc
District No. 7
Miss B. Smith
Miss M. Kent
District No. 8
Miss Lucie Roach
District No. 9
Mrs. J. H. Ritchie
District No. 10
Mrs. N. Hepburn
District No. 11
District No. 12
Miss Margaret Nyland
Mrs. W. A. Rutley
Mrs. B. De Ball
the ships, the guns thundered and the
bands played the National Anthem. On
the bridge the King stood, in an Admiral's
uniform, acknowledging the cheers of the
sailors. It is by means of this fleet that
Britannia rules the waves; it is this fleet
which holds the great Powers of the world
in awe, and maintains its peace. It is this
fleet which guarantees the safety of every
cargo in British bottoms; it is this fleet
whicii stands behind the puny vapourings
of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his Government when they talk of Canadian naval
defence. And it is this fleet whicii is maintained up to date by the British tax-payer,
not for his own glorification, but mainly
to keep open the avenues of trade and
commerce on the high-seas for the joint
benefit of the Mother Country and her
Dominions afar. Possibly the recital of
these facts in the press and on the floor of
the House at Ottawa conveyed little of
definiteness to Sir Wilfrid. If he saw the
Review even he could not have failed to
realise how far Canada has to travel and
how much she has to do before she can
afford even to whisper "Naval Defence."
The rumour has been revived that
Lord Strathcona will shortly retire from
the Chief Commissionership of Canada in
London and it is hinted that Sir Daniel
MacMillan, the Lieutenant-Governor of
Manitoba, may succeed him, making room
for Sir William Whyte in the Prairie
Province. The only reason why these rumours are entitled to notice is that they
appear in the Montreal Herald, a Dominion* Government organ, and one which
makes few mistakes because it rarely prophesies. Many people would wish that
Sir William Whyte might succeed Lord
Strathcona; such an appointment would
bring credit to the Dominion, and a well
deserved honour to one of its very foremost citizens. Sir William Whyte is a
man of exceptional character; the embodiment of all the best qualities of a Western
pioneer. There is no more popular man
west of the Great Lakes and no man of
higher integrity in the Dominion. Withal
he has a charming personality and is an
exceptionally able speaker.   His life-long
connection with the C. P. R. has brought
him into touch with business affairs in
every part of Canada. No man is better
posted and no man could more truly represent the Dominion in the Capital of the
Empire. It may be a vain hope, but if
circumstances should admit of such an
appointment there will be no criticism
from those who would like to see Canada
represented by a man of mark.
It is a pity that the City Council should
seriously entertain the proposal to erect
a refreshment booth in Beacon Hill Park.
In the first place it would be a disfigurement ; in the next place it would occupy an
imposing site and to that extent deprive
the public of valuable space, and in the
next place it is quite unnecessary to sacrifice any portion of the park lands for such
a purpose. No doubt visitors to the park
would be glad to purchase refreshments
on the spot, and to this extent a restaurant
of some kind would be a convenience, but
why should not the enterprising restaur-
anteur be compelled to do as every other
business man would have to do, purchase
or lease some land in the vicinity? The
week is not posted on the legal aspect of
the case, but in view of the facts which
were unearthed when Dr. Helmcken opposed the encroachment of the Bowling
Club it would seem to be doubtful whether
the present proposal can be legally carried
out. The strongest objection is the growing tendency, upon one pretext or another,
to encroach until Beacon Hill Park will
no longer be an exquisite sylvan retreat
for rest and recreation but a noisy tea
The Week wishes to make a respectful
request of the Colonist. Day by day the
morning paper dishes up columns of news
about baseball as far east as Philadelphia
and Pittsburg, and even reprints paragraphs of a personal character dealing
with the idosyncrasies of American players of whom very few people in Canada
have ever heard. But when it comes to
local sport the only one which receives
any real attention is baseball. Cricket
and tennis are most inadequately dealt
with, and oftentimes important matches
are ignored. A few weeks ago the Victoria "A" team went to Vancouver and
played the first match of the season; no
report of the match appeared in the Colonist. Last Saturday week Victoria "A"
team played the Albions at Beacon Hill
Park-; the match was a tine one, and the
popular captain, L. S. V. York, scored
over a century. But not a word appeared
in the Colonist. Cannot some arrangement be made by which the king of sports
can be adequately featured in the leading Victoria paper? Not by a baseball
writer—perish the thought—but by some
one who has played the game and understands it.
Is Sunday music sinful? Toronto has
decided in the affirmative, unless it be
Church music played within the church.
There are some people who think that
goocl music may be played anywhere without harming tlie morals or the minds of
the community, ancl at all times except
when it would deprive people of their
nightly rest. The late Dr. Haweifc of
London was a great enthusiast in the
cause of popular music";and was never
tired of maintaining t||ht "music and
morals" could be co-related. People who
are familiar with Toronto will readily
concede that tlie Doctor wns right, and if
as tlie latest despatch would indicate Toronto is to be even less musical what may
we not expect.
(Continued on Page 4.) THE WEEK,  SATURDAY,  JULY  1,  1911
Really, it has been quite an experience going through all the exchanges
this week and reading about how the
Coronation was celebrated throughout the Province. But, though I havc
read reams upon reams dealing with
the various methods of jollification
employed, I have not yet come across
anything which approaches the Celebration which we had here in Victoria.
Now, before I leave the subject forever, there are just two things which
I want to say. In the first place,
though I have looked in every local
paper, I have seen no meed of praise
given to the genius responsible for
that feature of our Parade which was
entitled "The Latch-keys of Empire."
To my mind this was one of the most
attractive items in the whole procession, and I know that there are many
others who agree with me. Of course,
if was not a hard job to find twenty-
five good-looking young ladies in a
city like Victoria, which abounds in
them, but the organization of the unit,
together with the various trappings,
represented a very considerable
amount of work, and, what is more,
an ultra refinement in good taste. To
Mrs. Cox, the lady responsible for
the clothing of this idea with the
outer garments of reality, the thanks
of the community are due; but so far
they have not been expressed as they
should have been. One other piece of
neglect and misrepresentation I have
to report. The leading car in the
automobile parade was decorated to
represent the Unity existing between
Canada and the Mother Country. It
would have seemed that there could
be no mistake as to this, seeing that
the proper emblems were prominently displayed with the word
"unity" between them, and yet the
Times reports it as "the cradle of
liberty, an exceedingly handsome
automobile float," whilst the judging
committee appear to have completely
ignored it in favour of a car which
started, but did not finish. In the
opinion of many, Mr. W. C. White's
"Unity" car deserved more than
oblivion and an incorrect notice.
*   *   *
What a patient and long-suffering
community we are in Victoria. Most
people are agreed that so far we have
had a most unsatisfactory summer,
but when we do have a fine day
everybody greets his neighbour with
ebullitions of surprised delight, as
though fine weather were unknown in
the Capital City during June. Only
this morning on my way into town,
though there was a lowering sky and
the ground was soaking with the
night's rain, I overheard a man say
to a girl on the car: "How pleasant
it is after the rain, is it not?" And
she said: "Yes, indeed; quite delightful." I immediately fell into a
reverie in which I tried to convince
myself that I was not a heathen for
having grumbled incessantly during
breakfast at the vile weather. I
don't think I quite deserve that appellation, so I suppose it is that I
have not yet acquired that cheerful
optimism which pervades the general
mass of citizens. Where else would
a firm like Spencer's be allowed to
usurp the side-walk with their belongings? If anyone thinks that I
am making a false allegation, it is
very obvious that he or she did not
have occasion to pass up and down
View Street on Wednesday last, when
the side-walk was almost blocked
with bed-steads and wicker chairs.
I am perfectly certain that there is
no precedent for this kind of thing on
a main thoroughfare in any other
Christian city in the world. But Victorians stand for it because they have
for so long been accustomed to this
form of outrange that they have
ceased to regard is as such, and because the authorities will not enforce
the law where Spencers are concerned.
I notice that the ubiquitous automobilist plying for hire has recently
found a new stand for the display of
his wares. It is only during the past
two or three weeks that automobiles
have taken up a position on Courtney Street, east of overnment. This
seems to me to be a most ideal stand,
as it is well out of the way as far as
traffic is concerned, and at the same
time is in a prominent position with
regard to the Empress and passengers coning over the Causeway. I
understand that the majority of these
cars are owned by their drivers, whicii
always seems to a nervous person
like myself an excellent guarantee of
safe driving, so I have made up my
mind to remember the telephone No.
* *   *
This summer appears to be filled
with holidays. It is like the times of
old when Horace Walpole complained
that people had to get up early in
the morning lest they might lose the
news of another victory, for assuredly holidays seem to be so common
now-a-days that one has to be careful in making business appointments.
However, I'm not complaining; the
less so as I hear that on Dominion
Day there is to be a gymkhana held
at the Willows Track. This should
prove good fun for all, as in addition to the ordinary flat racing open
to all amateurs, there will be trick
riding and such-like, whicii are always popular. Provided that the
Clerk of the Weather is propitious a
most enjoyable afternoon will be
spent by all who put in an
* *   *
I want to put in a good work for
the managers of the Victoria Baseball team. They certainly deserve
well of the community; they have
stuck to their project in the face of
many difficulties, and have not become discouraged because the team
has steadily settled at the bottom of
the League. I see a better future before the tail-enders. This week they
have done well against one of the
best teams in the League, and with
anything like a square deal from the
umpire would have won almost every
time. That I am not alone in my
estimate of the team is proved by the
fact that one of our most popular and
most progressive townsmen has purchased all the stock of the company,
and by so doing released the individual guarantors from their responsibility. Such public spirit deserves
not merely success, but commendation, and I have no doubt that the
public will show their appreciation in
the most practical form, by thronging the grand-stand and liberally lining the enclosure at the Royal Athletic Park.
* *   *
We have known for a long time that
there are catfish in Elk Lake and that
knowledge has always prevented us
from complaining too bitterly when
the water was a bit more off-colour
than usual. It is no good trying to
put the blame on the present Council
for the fact that this is the case, for
catfish there have been ever since a
certain gentlemen, still residing in
Victoria, began to stock various lakes
and streams with this delightful member of the piscatorial family. But T
am told, mind you I am only repeating hearsay, though it has come from
a reliable source, that the City Council have employed fifteen men to take
these catfish out of the lake which
supplies Victoria with emetics, but
have not given any instructions as to
the subsequent fate of the bodies.
These, so I am informed, are deposited on the banks of the lake and
ventilate the grievances of the dear
departed to the very great annoyance
of all persons living in the surrounding district. It is a good thing to rid
the lake of catfish, but it is a pity to
do so as the expense of the olfactory
nerves of the immediate neighbourhood.
*   *   *
I am rather inclined to doubt
whether the census returns will be as
full of accurate knowledge concerning all the inhabitants of Canada as
they were expected to be. Let me
quite the following two instances and
you will understand my doubt. One
man tells me that about 7 o'clock in
the evening, as he was sitting down
to supper, the census man came
round. Having been led by the papers
to believe that census taking was a
matter of at least half-an-hour's conversation and entry filling, he declined to do a thing till he had eaten
his supper, preferring the latter hot
and not cold. However, his daughter conversed with the census man,
who seemed quite content to take all
the particulars from her, which seems
strange, considering that the master
of the house was at home. In the
other case, two men were rooming together and when the census man
called one was in town and the other
at home. The latter supplied all the
information concerning his friend,
which he was perfectly capable of doing to all intents and purposes, for
he knew his religion, his age within a
few months, his Christian names and
the place of his birth. But it seems
to me that if the list of questions to
be answered was correctly reported
in the papers before the census taking started it would be next door to
impossible for any one to furnish accurate information about somebody
else. Of course, a parent could fill
in the forms for a child, but otherwise each individual would have to be
responsible for the statements concerning himself. At least, that is
what I thought the requirements of
the situation demanded if really accurate, "genu-ine" information was
desired. Personally, I think that many
of the questions to be answered were
absurd and of no value to man or
beast, but still, if the overnment demanded them that's all there is to it.
However, we have a pleasant way in
Canada of taking little or no notice
of what the law says, so long as no
particular harm is done to the community,
*   *   *
I had not meant to say another word
about the Coronation, but there is one
thing which I forgot and which I
must mention, and that is the civility
and courtesy extended to the many
thousands who user! the street cars
on that momentr u I; y by the conductors. I often tiiink that the average conductor deserves a yold medal
every year for his almost unfailing
consideration in face of exasperating
conditions. I can imagine no more
nerve-racking occupation than trying
to collect fares from crowded passengers, answer questions, ,;ive transfers, look after the aged and infirm,
keep children from falling off the
back platform, bear with the grumblings of the "grouchers" bmajse there
are not more cars, and through il all
keeping a serene and sunny exterior.
How a conductor manages to live put
a busy day without losing his temper
about three times an hour, I ,_an't
think, and I'm not bad-tempered myself. However, they do it, and though,
whenever there is a little discourtesy
shown, the public rises up in arms
and writes to the papers about it,
there is very little praise given for
the thousands of times when the "soft
answer turneth away wrath." Conductors, accept this tribute to your
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Commencing  at  a  post  planted  about
one mile south of the N. W. corner of
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thence 80 chains south; thence 40 chatns
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more or less.
April 11, 1911.
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may 13 July 8
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Pemberton Building, 621 Fort Street THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 1,  1911
Albert Chevalier
[(Saturday  evening last  Albert
tier gave an entertainment in
Ictoria Theatre, of which it is
to much to say that the equal
fever   been   seen   in   Victoria,
[twenty-five years on the Lon-
|ards, to say nothing of a num-
jtours through Canada and thc
■'.Albert Chevalier is still easily
lest monologue entertainer in
pHd; indeed, he has no rival.
, who have not seen him know
mostly as a singer of coster
Ithose who have seen him know
be a great actor, a splendid
and   a   brilliant   entertainer.
Ht, Mr. Chevalier's entertain-
h of the highest type because,
lie amuses, he always instructs
levates.    His  most  humorous
lias a foundation of philosophy;
1st comic character a vein of
. interest;   indeed,   this   great
|;as  long ago  discovered  that
and tears are close akin, and
i sketches pathos and humour
l/er   far  apart.    Next  to  his
■ous skill, one is impressed by
latility.   On Saturday night he
f'series of sketches which cov-
whole gamut of human teei-
|,is "costers" were the genuine
ind kept thc house in a roar.
dlen Star" was the very per-
lof mock heroism.    His vet-
J-My Old Dutch," plumbed the
nf pure pathos, while his little
lench sillhottette full of bnglit-
1.1 effervescence was as natural
Ifect as the London sketcnes
|ich we are more familiar. This
'bill of fare provided for Vic-
last Saturday night, and yet,
land little fishes! will it be be-
Ihat  the  house  was  not half
Id   that   neither  of  the  daily
|aw fit to give the veteran per-
single line of notice?   1 must
I that  to  an  old  theatre-goer
Jthetic attitude is inexplicable.
I.r is still in the very zenith of
lers. Many old London theatre-
lompared notes after the per-
]e and agreed that they had
■leard him to better advantage,
lthe public attitude cannot be
In to any "falling" on the part.
I "star."   I can generally find
teason  to  account  for  small
(at theatrical shows, but for
Jim nonplussed, and if any of
Iters can suggest a reason I
(glad to hear from them.
|j the last twenty-five years I
In John Drew many times, but
[to   such   advantage   as    in
I am sorry that I cannot
lith the dramatic criticism of
J-agtie on the Colonist, who in
Ick" managed to crowd more
I errors than I have ever belli in an account of a play, He
Is "Smith" to George M. Co-
l::Forty-five    Minutes    from
|iy,"  apparently  oblivious  of
that the latter is a "musical"
with a never-to-be-forgotten
; Mary" as it's  "leit motif."
j us that "as Smith, John Drew
liis many and various charac-
1 of attitudes."   No one on the
jThe Week has been able to
livhat this remarkable sentence
perhaps the  only  comment
Jy is that John Drew did not
Imith" at all, but "Freeman."
Igain, we are told that "Mary
as   Smith   betrayed   whole-
characteristics;"    whatever
|iy mean.    The  repetition  of
phrase  in  a  short  criticism
Indicate a poverty of language
111  accords  with  the  preten-
I a dramatic critic.   Then, we
J.e remarkable statement that
Ireeman returned from South
'he found the people he had
ISefore the same as he had left
them, but this time he saw and no- they have a line of "Empresses," they
ticed a lavishness."   The whole play have decided in future to confer that
turns upon the fact that the people he distinctive appellation on their house
had  known  before  had  changed so in Victoria.
much during his absence as to be-      It is satisfactory   that   the   week
come intolerable.   Next, we are told which  inaugurates   this  change  can
that he made his proposal to his old also go on record as providing one of
flame and was refused, while the play the best shows seen here in vaude
turns upon the fact that his old flame ville.   From start to finish the bill is
pursued him, wheedled him into pro- a good and well balanced one.   Emer
posing to her and promptly accepted! aid & Dupree start the ball rolling
him.     This   remarkable   descriptive with a humorous doulogue, which in-
writer winds up a unique critique by eludes some picturesque dancing. The
telling us that  Miss  Boland was a i "Brownies"   follow  with   a  dancing
"blithe actress of note," that "Smith turn which is quite unique and corn-
has a moral that impresses" and that
"W. Somerset Maugham, an English
author, wrote the story." Obviously
the criticism was not from the pen of
any English critic who knew anything
about English. True to his character
he bungles to the last, for "Smith" is
not a story, but a play.
After this refreshing diversion, perhaps I may be permitted to say that
John Drew comes to Victoria all too
rarely; he is still par excellence the
leading drawing-room comedian of the
day; he has lost none of his naturalness, none of his skill and none of
his personal charm. The character of
"Freeman" fits him like a glove; it
is that of a bluff, hearty, clean-living
Englishman who prefers open-air life
and ranching to London drawing-
rooms; his breeziness and good-
humour are infectious and, to use a
colloquialism, he makes the regular
habitues of society look like "thirty
cents." In Mary Boland he has a
leading lady who is as good as himself, and no higher praise could be
given.   One other member of the cast
bines clog dancing on rollers with
excellent work without them. A distinctive feature of this turn is the
scenery in the burglar dance. Murray,
Livingston St Co. present a splendid
character sketch entitled "The Man
from Italy," in which Mr. Livingston
excels as the "dago." The big feature of the evening is the singing of
Spenser Kelly and Marion Wilder.
Both as duettists and soloists their
singing is splendid, and Mr. Kelly's
rendering of "In the Garden of My
Heart" fairly brought the house down
on Tuesday night. The Francoli
Troupe of acrobats bring back the
dear old days of the Harlequinade,
with a billposter as the policeman.
This is par excellence the children's
turn, but it appeals to old and young
The Majestic Theatre.
On Wednesday and Thursday next
"A Tale of Two Cities" will be presented at the Majestic Theatre
by three reels adequately producing
Dickens' famous story. The first reel
distinguished himself in an almost1 takes the audience up to the seizure
equal degree, the young fellow who' of the pea.ant girl and the killing of
played the part of Algy. In twenty her brother, her death, the visit to
years I have not seen a more natural Dr. Manette to be a party to the
and perfect delineation of a "tame crime, which results in his arrest and
cat." The play, like all Maugham's' imprisonment in the Bastile and the
plays, is  ingenious in plot,  exceed- consequent suffering in a dungeon.
ingly well written and in the brightness of its wit and the literary flavour
of its lines strongly resembles the
best work of Oscar Wilde. I only
hope that we may see John Drew
once more in the Victoria Theatre
with "Smith."
May Robson
Miss Robson played "The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary" on Tuesday
last for the second time in Victoria.
She was as delightful, as original and
as unique as ever, and so great has
been her success in this part that I
daresay she will go on playing it for
some time yet. I must, however,
confess that I should like to see her
in something else, for while the performance is both wholesome and entertaining, the play is superficial, the
humour slight and the philosophy
thin. While superior m almost every
respect, it is nevertheless, strongly
reminiscent of "Charley's Aunt," and
depends equally with that once popular burlesque rather upon its "antics"
than its "intellectuality." I should
denominate it a good cheap show, and
and it is because I believe Miss Robson is good enough for a first-class
show that I do not want to see "Aunt
Mary" rejuvenated any more.
The Empress Theatre
(Formerly the New Grand)
It will take regular patrons some
little time to get accustomed to talking about the popular vaudeville
house as "The Empress," for we have
all been accustomed for so long to
speak about the "New Grand." However, Messrs. Considine & Sullivan
like to be consistent in the nomenclature of their many houses, and as
Change   of   Programme
three times a week
Monday, Wednesday
and Friday
A magnificent motion picture adaptation from the famous Dickens novel will be
exhibited at the Majestic
Theatre on Wednesday and
Thursday, July 5th and 6th.
The picture is in three
reels, requiring nearly an
hour for the presentation.
We cater to Ladies and
Crystal Theatre
The Largest, Best Furnished and Most
Comfortable Picture Theatre
in the City
Part II.—This film introduces
Lucy, Sidney Carton, the hero of the
tale; De Farge and Darnay. The
scene changes from the turbulence of
Paris to the quiet, homelike attractions of London. The complications
which beset these characters are
faithfully reproduced.
Part III.—The third and closing
film in this series of remarkable re-*»
production". This picture takes the
audience to Paris and shows them the
mob at work destroying property and
murdering Royalists and all suspected of being in sympathy with them.
It is here that Carton displays the
act of heroism which will forever
make him the greatest character in
fiction, the sacrifice of his life to save
Darnay, who had been arrested and
imprisoned because he was a relative
of a Royalist, and who was ultimately
to suffer \ipon the guillotine. The
scene when the condemned prisoners
are going to the guillotine in the
tumbril cart and Carton comforts the
poor little seamstress condemned to
die with him, is dramatic. The closing scenes, where Carton dies for his
friend lift's it above the ordinary level
and makes it one of the greatest pictures of the year. The Vitagraph
people have performed a notable
achievement in presenting this story
in such excellent form, not alone to
students of Dickens, but to the thousands who have, for one reason or another, perhaps, lost sight of his marvellous faculty for story telling. The
picture will be shown for two days,
Wednesday and Thursday, July 5th
and 6th, at the Majestic Theatre.
The Crystal Theatre
Throughout the current week pictures showing the Victoria Celebration of Coronation Day have been
shown on the screen, the films being
the work of a local firm, Maynard's
Photo Stock House being responsible for them. It is a big feather in
Victoria's cap to have a moving pic
ture manufacturer right on the premises, as it were.
Needless to say, there have been
crowd's present to see themselves as
others saw them. Mr. Thos. J. Price,
who has been associated with the
Crystal since it was first opened, has
left the city for his home state of
Montana, and his absence will be regretted by many. "Melba," the child
singer, has taken his place, and has
been accorded a very favourable reception; she is the posessor of a voice
of marvellous power, and if properly
trained will eventually become a great
Romano's Theatre
With characteristic enterprise thc
management of Romano's brought a
man over from Seattle to manufacture films showing the Coronation
Parade here on the 22nd. These pictures, which have been on view all
week, are remarkably clear and give
an excellent idea of the procession,
and should prove a big advertisement to Victoria, as they are to be
shown all over the continent. An
amusing film dealing with the strenuous endeavours of a firm's seller to
induce a big order by cultivating the
buyer's weakness for the fair sex put
all the patrons of the Government
Street house in good humour before
they left.
The Victoria Theatre.
On Wednesday next, July 5th, from
2 o'clock in the afternoon till 11
o'clock at night there will be a continuous exhibition of Moving Pictures at the Victoria Theatre showing the great celebrations which have
been held in England during Coronation Week, together with the com-
pletest set of films dealing with the
Coronation Procession itself. A
glance at our advertising columns will
show that none of the big events in
whicii the King has participated has
been omitted, and the management
confidently expect a large patronage.
These films have been sec tired by Mr.
Denham exclusively for the Victoria
Theatre, and there will be no other
opportunity of seeing these identical
pictures elsewhere in the city.
a to n P. M.
Coronation Pictures
Moving Pictures Will Be on View
Church Parade at Aldershot
King's Proclamation
King's Entry to City of London
Trooping the Colour
Decorations on Coronation Route
Coronation Procession
Preparing for Naval Review
Most extensive and only complete
collection of Coronation Pictures ever
to be seen in Canada.
Admission to all parts of the house
25 cents.
Performance starts at 2 p. m. and
continues till 11 p. m.
Empress Theatre
Formerly New Grand Theatre
Sullivan and Considine
WEEK JULY 3, 1911
Vaudeville's   Greatest  Favorite
With New Songs
Smartest  of Cycling Comedians
Europe's Eccentric Musicians
Sprightly Steppers
World's   Greatest   Equilibrist
The Week
A  Provincial  Newspaper  and  Review,
published every Saturday by
Published  at  1208 Government  St.,
Victoria, B.C.,  Canada
By Bohemian
The daily press has devoted a lot
of space to writing up and illustrating the Victoria celebration on Coronation Day. I had serious thoughts
of urging the editor of The Week to
bring out a special number devoted
exclusively to this subject; I venture
to think that it would prove one of
the most unique journalistic productions in the Empire. Visitors to Victoria on that day from many parts
of the world testified to their amazement, and our American cousins were
simply flabbergasted at the display.
No doubt Victoria possesses every
natural advantage for holiday fete.
The Capital City has long been the
home of ideal birthday celebrations,
but it has never attempted anything
like what was so successfully carried
out in honour of King George.
The decorations in bunting and
electricity; the splendid architectural
features of the Causeway; the beauties and colouring of Beacon Hill
Park; the glittering flotilla on the Inner Harbour; the golden hues of the
Western s_cy at sunset, and later, the
blue dome with so many stars and a
genial warmth suffusing everything
left no single touch out of ;i perfect
picture. Much of it has been perpetuated by camera, but the one feature
about which I wish to speak came
too late for picturing and must be
told of in type.   I mean the Carnival.
When'a carnival was mooted there
was much scoffing. Some doubted,
some feared and hardly any dreamed
of success; yet in many respects it
was the most successful feature of a
magnificent show. For three short
hours Victorians were transported
to Venice or to Nice.
The very atmosphere of the hilari
ous South pervaded the scene. Light,
colour, music, laughter, bustle but
faintly describe the characteristics of
a crowd -.vhich stretched from Yates
Street to the Parliament Buildings,
filling the Empress grounds, overflowing to Belleville Street and dot
ting the lawns in front of the Legis
lative Buildings. Everybody was
happy; everybody was excited; everybody was noisy, yet there was no
horse-play, no abuse of liberty and
no accident.
As the evening wore on hundreds
of merry masquers threaded their
way through the crowd, and what ex
citement they caused! It was the
first time in the history of Victoria
that a masqued carnival had been
held; the -*:.rst time that men and women had thronged the streets in fancy costume and masks. The first
time that well-known public men,
with the protection of a friendly dis
guise, thrjew aside responsibility and
decorum and became human; the
first time that society ladies, whom
no one recognized, hobnobbed with
people who work for their living in
shops and factories or wait upon
them daily at the tea or the lace
What a jfreat humanizer is the car
nival!    How well    it    demonstrates
that "Lady Betty and the Sergeant's
wife are all the   same   under   their
skin," and that their skin is very thin!
How they sang together, thc Maple
Leaf, Rule uritannia or God Save the
King, and how they romped togeth
er, filling each other's hair with con
fetti and brushing it off with a feath
er duster!    How   they   supped   together, smoked   cigarettes   together,
and voted each    other   "jolly   good
fellows"  without having the faintest
idea from first to last that they had
ever met before or would ever meet
There were moments in that carnival never to be forgotten; there
were incidents   which    would   havc
furnished the late W. S. Gilbert with
suggestions for many a quip, to say
nothing of a play. I saw one society
lady, of a haughtiness supreme, who
in everyday life in a "Vere de Vere"
struggling in the arms of a Spanish
hidalgo who was trying to lift her
to a point of vantage.
I saw another dainty dame take
refuge from the prancing policeman's
horse in the arms of a burly clown
whose hands betokened grimy toil.
I saw another graceful girl dart
hurriedly from an ambush with the
indignant exclamation, "Oh, I
thought you were somebody else."
I saw a Mexican greaser kiss the
hand of his own daughter only to be
indignantly repudiated, so excellent
was the disguise.
I heard a gorgeously bedizened
Spaniard addressing one of our most
popular judges. Before he spoke the
judge glared at him, as who should
say "You may look fine, but why
such impudence?" Then my Spaniard in his natural tone of voice said
"I think we've met before." For once
the face of the judge relaxed its gravity and, perhaps from force of habit,
he ejaculated, "Oh, Law!"
Then there were lots of other
things of which I shall not tell, but I
do want to say that whatever follies
or sins may faii% be laid at the door
of the man who first suggested the
carnival for Victoria, he has in my
eyes redeemed all his misdoings, and
I would cheerfully embrace, him and
willingly subscribe my mite towards
the erection of a monument in marble, or perhaps more appropriately in
The carnival has broken the ice. It
has taught Victorians that they are
like other people, flesh and blood and
assuredly no one ever believed it before. It has taught them how good
a thing it is to laugh and be merry.
It has taught them that under the
garb of motley they can break down
all social barriers and, forgetting
their respectability and conventionality, can afford to abandon themselves
to "la joie de vivre."
I am not sure that the carnival is
not responsible for many romances.
As a furnisher of opportunities it has
the Sunday School picnic and tin
clam-bake beaten to a frazzle, and I
for one intend to see that we do not
wait for another Coronation before
we have another carnival. Personally, I think it should form a feature of
the annual celebration of the King's
birthday, and I shall be greatly surprised if the response is not "and so
says everyone." And better than all
it was blessed and not banned by the
Church, for the merriest of the masquers was a popular "divine."
The Week's Humours and
By "The Gadfly"
Now that the summer holidays
have commenced that veteran sportsman, Mr. Ian St. Clair, who has done
so much for the youth of Victoria in
thc past, announces that he is ready
to start his swimming lessons at the
Gorge on Monday next. From 9 to
12 in the forenoon instruction in the
art will be given to beginners, more
advanced pupils being taken in the
afternoon. On Saturdays examinations will be held for public school
certificates. As most people know,
Mr. St. Clair has already been paving
the way. for prospective swimmers by
means of a course of Swedish exercises, and those pupils who have not
taken this course are required to report to him.
Victoria owes a debt to Mr. St.
Clair which she will never be able to
repay. For years he has devoted
himself to teaching this most useful
of all manly exercises and it is safe
to say ninety per cent, of the young
swimmers of Victoria who have been
brought up in the city owe their early
instruction to him. The best return
which can be made is by showing
that his efforts arc appreciated; and
the best proof of this will be evidenced by full attendance at his
classes. Parents whose children are
unable to swim are earnestly urged
to take advantage of the exceptional
opportunities afforded by Mr. Ian St.
Clair's 'continued presence in our
Dominion Day Marconigram—
"British Columbia Beating Creation."
* * *
Post-Coronation     carnival    hymn,
"0 Canada"!
* *   *
That the Fifth Regiment Band has'
learned to play the Canadian National Anthem "without their music"!
(That this rumour is indignantly denied.)
* *   *
That the City Council wants "the
wall, the hole in the wall, and nothing but the wall"    (not    even    the
* *   *
That the Times speaks of the last
being heard of "cemetery orgies."
We often wondered where the Times
enjoyed itself.
* *   *
That one would think there were
newspaper necrophiles to read our
jolly little evening contemporary,
* *   *
That its alleged picture of exposed
graves on the seashore, entitled
"Why a cemetery wall is needed,"
was quite a study in decomposition.
* *   *
That the Fat Boy from "Pickwick"
has been appointed editor of the local Liberal Jeremiad.
* *   *
That W. J. Cavanagh, ex-alderman
of Vancouver and real estate agent,
accused of bigamy, finds his last
(real) estate worse than the first.
* *   *
Th?.t there will be a cheap firework display at the Victoria Theatre
on Monday evening.
* *   *
That no "comocking" will be allowed.
* *   *
That the Reciprocity argument reminds one of the old English tombstone on which was written: "I was
well,.. I wished to be better. I took
medicine—and here I am."
* *   *
That "Cliff" Denham's dancing pa*<
vilion at the Gorge has raised the
hop(e)s of many young couples.
* *   *
That it's all right so long as you
keep  on  waltzing.
* *   *
That the Times, after announcing
that at the sewing party of the Ladies' Aid and allied societies of St.
Barnabas the Venerable Archdeacon
Scriven will be present, adds "many
amusements will be provided."
* *   *
That the Socialists of Victoria are
holding a political potlatch on the
upper end of the Indian reserve to
day.   ComraCe H thwaite will be
* *   *
That to see May Robson in "Aunt
Mary" made one feel that one had
not seen a play, so much as met a
new person.
That "Aunt Mary" proves that a
spinster is not always an embef
from which the "sparks" have flown.
* *   *
That the Native Sons of Nanaimo
are trying to secure the preservation
of all historical landmarks—and are
thinking of putting a few on  their
* *   »
That Mr. Justice Martin will be
asking some awkward Iroquoisitions
this week.
* *   *
That the Political Equality League
support the cemetery sea wall. Is
this another attempt to keep down
the men?
* *   *
That Billie Burke in "Mrs. Dot"
was only a cypher.
* *   *
That the Sheffield Choir has been
cracking on thc high C's.
* *   *
That they wish the C would always
B flat.
That John C. Wylie, the local
waiter who got 18 months "hard" for
altering cheques was not Wylie
* *   *
That the Colonist headed a report
of the Admiralty case "Evidence All
In for Prosecution." That's what we
* *   *
That the duet presenting "Hot
Scotch" at   the   Grand   deserved   a
shower of cold soda.
* *   *
That a young man was discharged
for exuberant conduct on the carnival night by Magistrate Jay, as he
"was out that night himself." Bully
for His Honour! But what was he
disguised as?
* *   *
That Mr. Churchill wants golf caddies chosen from the unemployed.
But would they be content with
* *   *
That a contemporary's heading
reads "Gas Escapes in Church." And
they call this "news!"
*■ *. *
That English papers say wives are
wanted in Canada. Now, you henpecked husbands, here's your chance!
* *   *
That the House of Lords has, it
appears, a principal housemaid. She'll
soon have to become a second chamber-maid.
* *   *
That the Navy League still says,
"We must have eight," but Germany
says "Nein."
* *   *
"$100,000,000 baby," says a heading.   Dear little mite!
* *   *
That inciting the players to assault the umpire may be "sport" in
Tacoma, but Victoria  doesn't stand
hot air.
* * . *
That Sergeant Carson pricked the
"boosting" bubble on the grand
* *   *
That the Victoria team has been
playing bnse-ball, but is now playing
It matters not whether you head
it, Billie Burke or "Mrs. Dot"—it is
the same flighty, bewitching, beautiful, tantalizing, typical American
widow who goes for what she wants
and gets it every time. This sums up
Frohman's latest presentation at the
Victoria Theatre on Thursday night.
Except to add that Frederic Kerr
was as brilliant and Billie Burke as
elusive as ever. As to the support, it
was good in patches, the weakest
member of the caste being Mr.
L'Estrange, whom nature never intended for a stage career. By the
way, the show is going the limit allowed by the present fashions in the
display of lingerie and leggerie.
The Dancing Pavilion.
Of course this means the Dancing
Pavilion at the Gorge, under the control of Clifford Denham and the direct management of Mrs. Simpson. It
fills a public need and the management is a sufficient guarantee that it
will be creditable and successful. Already several private parties have
held dances there.
Addition,  Parliament Buildings
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Addition, Parliament Buildings," will
be received by the Honourable the Minister of Public Works up to noon of
Tuesday, the 15th day of August, 1911,
for the erection and completion of an
addition to the Parliament Buildings.
Drawings, specifications, contract,
and forms of tender, may be seen on
and after the 16th day of July at the
offices of the Provincial Timper Inspector, Vancouver; the Government
Agent, New Westminster; and the Department  of Public Works,  Vietoria.
Intending tenderers can, by applying to the undersigned, obtain one copy
of the drawings and one copy of the
specifications, by depositing a marked
cheque   for   $500;   said   deposit   to   be
refunded   on   the   return   of  dra]
and specifications with tender.
Each tender must be accompanl
an accepted bank cheque or certl
of   deposit   on   a   chartered   baa
Canada, made payable to the Hot
Minister of Public Works,  in thJ
of  {26,000,  which shall be forfeif
the  party   tendering   decline, to j
into  contract  when  called  upon .
so.    The cheques or certificates
posit of unsuccessful tenderers
returned to them upon the exectuj
tho contract.
The successful tenderer shall fi
a b.ond of a guarantee company ]
factory to the Minister of
Works, equal to ten (10) per, eel
the contract amount, for the du|
illment of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered
made out on the forms supplied,
with the actual signature of th|
derer,   and   enclosed  in   the  env
The lowest or any tender not
sarily accepted.
Public Works Engii|
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, B. C, 28th June, 19^
Sterling Silver
Mesh Bags With)
French Enamelk
The delicate tints and bej
tiful coloring of these frafj
are indeed a revelation to|
lover of the artistic.
The French are conceded
be the masters in the art]
Your attention is drawn]
our north window.
Redfern & Sor
Oldest Diamond and Jewel]
House in Western Canad
Established 1862
Victoria, B.C.
Sealed Tenders, superscribed '1
for Courtenay School," will be r|
by the Honourable the Minister i
lie Works  up  to  noon  of Frld|
14th day of July, 1911, for the
and completion of a large one-rcj
dition   to   Courtenay   School,
Comox Electoral District.
Plans, specifications, contrac|
forms of tender may be seen
after the 24th day of June, 191l|
offlce-) of R. Carter, Esq., Secref
the School Board, Courtenay,
Government Agent, Cumberlatl
the Department of Public Wor|
Each proposal must be accoil
by an accepted bank cheque or|
cate of deposit on a chartered
Canada,  made payable to the
able the Minister of Public Wo|
the sum of $250, which shall
felted if the party tendering del
enter  into  contract  when  calle
to do so, or if he fall to compl
work contracted  for.    The  cheJ
certificates  of  deposit  of unsuJ
tenderers will be returned to ttf
on the execution of the contract
Tenders will not be considered^
made out on the forms supplied,!
with the actual signature of tl
derer, and enclosed in the erf
The lowest or any tender nol|
sarily accepted.
Public Works _\
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 21st June, 1911.
june 24
District of Rupert
TAKE   notice   that   Evelyn
Squire  of  Vancouver,  B.C.,  occi
Spinster,  intends to apply for
sion to purchase the following
ed lands:—Commencing at a posl
ed   on   the   shore  of   Quatsino f
about 90 chains distant and ln
westerly direction from the S. Wj
of Lot 12,    Tp.    27,    Rupert    _T
thence north 40 chains; thence
chains; thence along shore to ]
commencement, and containing
more or less.
Dated May 17,  1911.
Per George G,  Shore,!
june10 THE WEEK,  SATURDAY,  JULY 1,  1911
June 23 to 28
ine 23—
Mrs. Sarah E. Baker—Harrison St.—-Garage $   110
R. H. Harrison—Seaview—Dwelling     900
[ne 24—
J. O. Cameron—Cornwall—Garage      150
Ine 26—
A. Heanski—Mason—Dwelling   1,500
Jas. H. and Fred J. White—Cedar Hill Rd.—Dwelling.. 3,000
J. E. McKenzie—Carroll—Dwelling  1,800
Alfred Gaugh—Helbourne—Dwelling     200
Mrs. Jessie M. Phipps—Oaks Bay and Bank—Store
and Dwelling  2,750
W. H. Cpofford—Ida—Dwelling     300
Dunford & Son—Niagara—Dwelling  2,200
|ie 27—
Peter H. McKay—Courtney—Rooming House  6,000
Jno. A. Danes—Yates—Dwelling  1,900
Jas. Land—Cecil—Dwelling   1,550
|ie 27—
F. W. Stevenson—Belmont—Dwelling  4,000
C. M. Cookson—Yates—Storehouse     650
Mrs. Wm. H. Grant—Michigan—Dwelling  5,000
lie 28—
Wm. Edward Bryan—Scott—Dwelling     450
W. B. Deareille—Corge Rd.—Dwelling  2,500
Crop Conditions Most Favourable.
.jjuiie rains have been plentiful this year, and crop reports are
Ter than they were last year by at least thirty per cent.   This,
Jbined with the big increase of acreage, gives promise of the
I'-est crop ever harvested, a crop which is placed by Sir William
lyte, of the Canadian Pacific Railroad, at 200,000,000 bushels of
|»at ancl an unestimated quantity of oats, barley and flax.
■A crop estimate sent out by the Northwest Grain Dealers'
lociation, prepared by Secretary Fowler, places the total area
fer crop in the prairie provinces at 16,052.710 acres, an increase
)• last year's planting ranging from 4 per cent, on oats to 40
[cent, and 12 per cent, in barley. The low percentage of increase
|ats is partly accounted for by wet weather that has interfered
late planting in some sections.   Mr. Fowler's report says that
J condition of growing crop is the best since 1895.
IThe Winnipeg Business Men's Excursion has returned from a
Hays' trip through the prairie provinces and report an amazing
Lth since last year's visit.   The party stopped at thirty places
jntte, ahd obtained a deal of information upon business condi-
and the growth of the West.    Interviewed, the men who
the trip agree that the crop and trade were never better and
[Western cities and towns are making wonderful progress in
liess and civic growth.
Kn important announcement is that the Canadian Pacific
lyay will build 553 miles of branch roads in the West this
Debentures have been sold in Great Britain to obtain money
|his purpose.
British Capital for Saskatchewan.
feritish capitalists have secured a street car and power fran-
I for the city of Saskatoon and will spend considerable money
Iveloping hydro-electric power for this purpose. The syndi-
Ihas deposited two million dollars as a guarantee of good faith,
(will ask for a 20-year street car franchise. Power is to be
[oped from the South Saskatchewan River.
|,\ big industrial event of recent occurrence at Moose Jaw, was
Ipening of the Robin Hood oatmeal mill—a department of the
latchewan Flour Hills. The new mill will use over two
|in bushels of oats a year and is a valuable addition to Moose
industrial plants.
. P. Morse, of the Public Works Department at Ottawa, is
|;ince Albert, Sask., making arrangements to complete the
r.y of the Saskatchewan River. This work was started last
land it is the intention of the Government to make the Saskat-
lan a navigable highway of traffic. The party will make its
Imarters at Prince Albert and will do detail work on the
[between Prince Albert and The Pas.
rhe power project of the city of Prince Albert, whereby
p horsepower are to be developed from the Saskatchewan
at La Colle Falls, some twenty-five miles below the city, is
ly assuming the status of a definite undertaking. Tenders
Killed for June 13th for the construction of a dam and head-
Iwhile by the 26th of June tenders for the necessary machin-
}ere to be in. The present plan is to build the plant in sec-
developing some 3,500 horsepower from the initial section,
Lanqford Lake
five acres with waler frontage
Fire, Accident, Sickness, Employers' Liability and
Plate Glass Insurance
Phone 2040. 1115 LANGLEY ST., VICTORIA, B.C.
10 ACRES, about 2-3 orchard, six year trees, Italian prunes, King apples, Bartlett pears and plums. Balance meadow now being
ploughed  $6,000
26 ACRES, 2 houses and extensive outbuildings; about seven acres orchard and small fruits, 3 acres bush; balance in hay and meadow.
Fine soil, good location and view $12,500
8.2S ACRES all cleared, fall wheat now up $3,300
8.24 ACRES all cleared, fall wheat now up; on two roads, house and
usual outbuildings  $4,500
FIFTY ACRES, being Wj4 Section 15, Range 2; cottage 4 rooms, outbuildings, strawberry vines, orchard, 40 trees, 5 years old; well.
Price, per acre $200
THIRTY ACRES WATERFRONT, S/2 Section 13, Range 6—Timbered, red soil, nice short, no rock.   Price per acre $300
Telephone Qffl    &     BOGGS """SB"*
KINGSTON ST., close in, large two-story 8-roomed house 011 brick
foundation, with two full sized lots; rents for $40 per month.
Price $8,000.   Terms $2,000 cash, balance arranged.
ST. LAWRENCE ST., close to sea, three 6-roomcd houses, 3 bedrooms in each. Price $3,150 each. Ternis, $500 cash, balance $25
per  month  including interest.
COOK ST., close in, two lots on a corner, 120 feet square, with two
large houses renting for $100 a month, with an additional expenditure of about $5,000; these houses would bring in $200 a
month. Price, $20,000. Terms, one-third cash, balance I and 2
years at 7 per cent. This price is for a short time only; come
in and talk it over.
Bagshawe & Co.
Telephone 2371
Rooms 10 and 11 Green Block 1216 Broad Street.
Green & Burdick Bros.
Phone 1518
Cer Broughton and Langley
Office Roll-Top
& Flat-Top Desks
Our stock offers you a
more varied selection and
range of prices than has ever
been shown in Victoria be-.
Baxter & Johnson
Co., Ltd.
Complete Office Outfitters
121 Yates St;       Phone 730
Crown Brant
and License Timber
Northern B. C. Wild Lands
In acreage or in Large Tracts.
For particulars apply to
Tel. 2095
Office:   103   Pemberton   Block
Blue Printing
Surveyors' Instruments and
Drawing Office
The Taylor Mill Co.
All kinds of Building Material,
North Government St., Victoria
NOTICE Is hereby given that the reserve existing over certain lands situated In Range 5, Coast District, notice
of which bearing date of December 17th,
WOS, was published ln the British Columbia Gazette, In the Issue of December
17th, 1908, ls cancelled ln so far as the
same relates to lands surveyed as the
north half and south-west quarter section 9, north half section 10, north half
I nnd south-east quarter section 11; sections 12, 13, 14, 15, 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21,
22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, _$, 29 and 30, all ln
township 19, range 5, Coast District.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., June 16th, 1911.
june 24 sept 21 THE WEEK, SATURDAY,  JULY  1,  1911
6,000 from the intermediate, and 12,500 from the final stage. The
engineers are Messrs. C. H. and P. H. Mitchell, of Toronto.
Agricultural conditions are reported as specially favourable
throughout Edmonton's tributary territory. Winter crops wintered well; spring crops went into the ground in excellent condition, and there has been ample moisture. The prospects are exceptionally favourable for both grain crops and hay and pasture.
Calgary and Medicine Hat are engaging in a lively competition for the new Canadian Pacific Railway shops, to be built at one
of these cities. The location of the shops means much to the place
that secures the prize, and neither city will spare their efforts to
land it.
American Lumberman Opposes Reciprocity.
A lumberman of Portland, Oregon, told The Monetary Times
last week that he opposed reciprocity because it meant destruction of the forests. With freer trade channels, a greater amount of
cutting of timber would be done, and there would be no attempt
at conservation. Under such conditions there would be much
waste, for with greater competition the smaller part of the tree,
toward the top, would be left in the woods to be burned. He holds
that if the markets were tightened up instead of widened, the
tendency would be to utilize all the tree instead of only the most
profitable part of it.
Curtailment of production is suggested among the Washington and Oregon mills, but on this side the plants are all working
full time.   In Vancouver record local deliveries were made in May,
but it is probable that the strike will lower the amount for June.
A Lumber Merger.
A large lumber merger is being effected in the Kootenay district, the mills including those of the East Kootenay Lumber Company, the Standard Lumber Company, the Rock Creek Lumber
Company, the Baker Lumber Company, the King Lumber Company, and other concerns. Definite information respecting the
deal is difficult to obtain, but negotiations are on, Senator Dr. King
being now in the West in connection with the matter. The capital of the combined company was mentioned at $20,000,000, and it
was understood on the Coast that the British Canadian Lumber
Corporation, of Vancouver, which has a capital of $20,000,000, was
taking over the mills. This company has nothing to do with it.
. The proposal is to merge interests and establish a couple of hundred retail yards on the prairies. With lumber increasing in cost,
these retail yards, operated directly by the mills with large capital, are necessary to keep the business in Canada. It was for this
reason that the office of the Mountain Lumber Manufacturers'
Association was moved to Calgary.
B. C. Sawmills Amalgamate.
There seems to be a process of amalgamation going on among
British Columbia sawmills of late. Two months ago two large
concerns on Vancouver Island, the Michigan-Puget Sound Lumber Company and the Michigan Pacific Lumber Company
merged interests. Previous to that the Dominion Sawmills, Limited, floated in London, took in six mills in the vicinity of Revelstoke. The Canadian Western Lumber Company, or those directly
connected with that company, were responsible for the purchase
of the Columbia River Lumber Company's plant at Golden. The
British Columbia Lumber Corporation, with a large mill in Vancouver, bought at Arrowhead, and is building on Lulu Island.
Dutch money is being placed in Canada in the purchase of agricultural land and in mortgages. One of several mortgage companies formed in Holland is arranging to advance loans on mortgages in the prairie provinces at the rate' of from $750,000 to
$1,000,000 a year. In 1910 Professor Mansholt, of the Dutch Agricultural College, and Mr. A. H. Hartvelt, a capitalist of Rotterdam,
were visitors to Canada. Mr. Hartvelt came as the representative
of Dutch capitalists and proposes to purchase many thousands of
acres. He says that Canada is comparatively unknown in Holland,
but considers there is an admirable outlet for Dutch capital, and
has large projects in view.
Early this year the Netherlands Mortgage Company was proposed in Amsterdam for the purpose of investing Dutch money
in Canada. Some of the promoters had a conversation with Sir
Charles Fitzpatrick, of Ottawa, and as a result, it is alleged by Mr.
W. T. R. Preston, Canadian Trade Commissioner at Amsterdam,
the company was not incorporated. The reader is not concerned
with the personal merits of this incident, but happily confidence
was re-established among some of the parties and the chief promoter visited Canada in April,. 1911, to seek openings for Dutch
capital. The wealthiest and most important of the previous syndicates refused to enter the new combination, although it is to be
sincerely hoped Canada will later benefit by their capital.
Mr. James J. Hill and associates have acquired, by purchase,
the charter of the Alberta Central Railroad. Hill will commence
construction of the line extending north from the border. The
charter provides for a line north and south from the border to the
northern limits of Alberta. The south line will run due south,
to connect with the main line of the Great Northern 011 the American side of the border, while the line north will  run  into   the
W. D'O. Rochfort
Suite 407 Pemberton Block
Plans and Specifications
on Application
Business Phone 1804
Residence Phone P 1693
Our Bungalows are Homes
not Houses
We build on your own terms
12c per Share
R. D. Maclachlan
Phone 2106
TAKE NOTICE that George H. Crane,
of Vancouver, B.C., occupation Contractor, Intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described lands:
—Commencing at a post planted about
20 chains west of the north-west corner of the north-west quarter of Section 22, Township 8, Bella Coola Valley;
thence north 20 chains; east 40 chatns;
south 20 chains; west 40 chains to
point of commencement, containing 60
acres more or. less.
Staked April Srd, 1911.
F. A. Johnson, Agent,
mar 11 july I
Metal Work—Suspension Bridge, Churn
SEPARATE sealed tenders, superscribed "Tenders for Suspension Bridge,
Churn Creek, B.C.," will be received by
the Honourable Minister of Public
Works up to noon of Monday, the 10th
July, 1911, for the cables and accessories
and metal required ln connection with
a Suspension Bridge over the Fraser
River, to be delivered at Ashcroft, B.C.,
on or before the Slst October, 1911.
Drawings, specifications, contract and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 21st day of June, 1911, at
the ofllce of the undersigned, Victoria,
B.C., at the offlce of E. McBride, Road
Superintendent, Vancouver, and at the
offlce of the Government Agent, New
Each proposal must be accompanied
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of
Canada, made payable to the Hon. the
Minister of Public Works, in a sum
of $500 for the metal and $200 for the
cables and accessories, which shall be
forfeited if the party tendering decline
to enter into contract when called upon to do so, or if he fall to complete
the work contracted for. The cheques
or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them
upon the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless
made out on the forms supplied, signed
with the actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed ln the envelopes
The lowest or any Under not necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., June 12th,  1911.
June 17 July 8
Grand Trunk Pacilic Investors
The construction of the n«w transcontinental railway—tha Grand
Trunk Pacific—is to-day opening up new towns that In the very neat
future will be large and important cities. Just as the advent of the
pioneer transcontinental line—The Canadian Pacific--opened and built up
divisional points such as Brandon, Regina, Calgary, Lethbridge, etc., so
will the new Una of the Grand Trunk make large divisional points of tha
towns wa now offer for sale.  . _. „„_
Ve have secured the agency from tha GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC
RAILWAY CO. for the towns mentioned below and tha shrewd investors
who can recognize the many advantages for Investment In these towns al
the prices of to-day, will share in the large profits that will accrue as a
result ot their rapid development.   No other Investment ls so safe and
grofltable, and If you want to get your portion ot tha wealth Western
anada s development Is creating, take advantage of this opportunity now
before it is too late.
Prices of lots in all of these divisional points are $76, $100, $150, $200,
$250 and $300 on easy monthly payments, no Interest and no taxes till
19*12, with a 5 per cent discount for cash.
__KE__._I._1: The first Saskatchewan.divisional point on the G. T. P.
and the largest new town on the line between Winnipeg and Edmonton.
Located in a rich agricultural district, an Important railroad and distributing centre, Melville bids fair to become one of the important cities of
_VfiSt__nn   Ofl.Tl____.fi____.
WATR0V8: The mecca of the health seeker, situate near the shores of
the famous Little Manltou Lake, and ln the centre of one of the finest
farming sections of Saskatchewan.
BIOOAK: The opportunity of opportunities, located in the heart of a
wonderfully rich and fertile agricultural district, and with railway facilities that guarantee a future, being not only one of the most important
Grand Trunk Pacific divisional points on the main line between Wlnnipei
and Edmonton, but is the junction of the branch lines of the Grand Trunl
Pacific to Battleford and Calgary, which will be hurried to completion a
an early date. The C. P. R, runs through Biggar, and all C. P. R. tratni
stop there.
TOFXELD: The terminus of the branch line from Calgary, situate neai
the shores of the Beaver Lake. The discovery of natural gas and of clay
and having at its door several square miles underlaid with lignite coal
promise the development at Toneld of Important manufacturing industries
EDSON: The last prairie divisional point on main line of Grant
Trunk Pacific, and the gateway to the Peace River Country. Rich it
natural resources, Edson lots fulfill every requirement for safe and profit
fl.bl*& invGStmGnt
REMEMBER THE PRICES, $76.00 to $300.00, and terms of one-tentl
cash and balance ln nine equal monthly payments—no Interest.
Exclusive Agents for Viotoria and Vancouver.
We desire to announce that we have opened offices in Rooma
304 and 305 Bailey Building, Handling, Seattle, Wash., handling
Stocks, Bonds, Grain and Cotton, strictly on a Commission basis
in the various markets of the world. Mr. Carl L. Miller, who '
long been connected with important brokerage firms in the west
will be in charge.
We are members of the Chicago Board of Trade. Oui
Eastern correspondents are S. B. Chapin & Co., and Logan
Bryan, of Chicago and New York, members of all Exchanges
Private leased wire connections enable quick dispatch in handfini
all business intrusted to us for execution.
Having carried on a successful brokerage business in Victoria
B.C., for the past 10 years, we refer you to any bank, firm oi
individual of that city as to our standing and integrity.
Prank W. Stevenson
Walter H. Murphcy
Seattle, March 6, 1911.
P. O. Box 6x8
Phone 2.
Alvo von Alvensleben, Lt<
636 View Street
Members Victoria and Vancouver
Stock Exchanges
Stocks and Bonds Bought and Sold on Commission.
Branch Offices:   North Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.|
Foreign Offices:
London, Berlin, Paris, St. Petersburg and Vienna.
Mill Bay Waterfrontage
107 Acres on the above bay, good soil, 4 acres under
cultivation, new house and barn; Mill Bay trunk
road runs through the property.   Price $14,7
One-third cash, balance 1, 2 and 3 years.
R. V. Winch & Co., Ltd.
Financial, Insurance and Estate Agents.
•northern wilds as far as Hill is inclined to build, for the charter
provides for a line into the Land of the Midnight Sun. The Great
Northern has already three subsidiary lines crossing into three
\l Western Provinces from the trunk line in the south, and others
are planned.
It is not surprising that President Taft should have fought
strenuously against the so-called Root amendment to the reciprocity agreement, which was made by the Committee of Finance
'lof the United States Senate. If the amendment is finally accepted
■by Congress, it will make an unsatisfactory change in the meaning
bf the agreement. The Senate Committee has in reality claimed
[the right to alter the international agreement in the interest of the
['United States, which often means to the disadvantage of Canada.
[The resolutions submitted to the Canadian Parliament setting out
[the provisions of the agreement made at Washington by Mr.
[Fielding and Mr. Paterson include among the articles to be ad-
[tnitted from one country to the other free of duty:
"Pulp of wood, mechanically ground; pulp of wood, chemical,
pleached or unbleached; news print paper and other paper and
>aper board, manufactured from mechanical wood pulp or chemical wood pulp, or of which such pulp is the component material of
bhief value, colored in the pulp or not colored, and valued at not
Inore than four cents a pound, not including printed or decorated
■fvall paper.
"Provided that such wood pulp, paper or board, being the
Iroducts of the United States, shall only be admitted free of duty
Into Canada from the United States, when such wood pulp, paper
Ir board, being the products of Canada, are admitted from all
lijarts of Canada free of duty into the United States."
The meaning of this clause is clear. When, in accordance
frith the agreement, the United States admits the articles men-
Joned free of duty from all parts of Canada the Dominion similarly will admit the same articles free of duty from all parts of
lie United States. Mr. Root's amendment proposes to acquire
lorn the Canadian Government the performance of conditions
which are not within its legislative or administrative powers. The
Uiendment desires first to make the admission of Canadian pulp,
Kper, etc., into the United States free only when it is imported
|irect, and only
"On the condition precedent that no export duty, export
|:ense fee, or other export charge of any kind whatsoever
whether in the form of additional charge or license fee or other-
lise), or any prohibition or restriction in any way of the exporta-
lan (whether by law, order, regulation, contractual relation, or
Iherwise, directly or indirectly), shall have been imposed upon
Ich paper, board, or wood pulp, or the wood used in the manu-
pture of such paper, board, or wood pulp, or the wood pulp used
lithe manufacture of such paper, board, or wood pulp, or the
pod pulp used in the manufacture of such paper or board, and
lien the President of the United States shall have satisfactory
[idence and shall make proclamation that such wood pulp, paper
I'd board, being the products of the United States, are admitted
|,o Canada free of duty."
The provinces of Ontario and Quebec have adopted regula-
Ifns under which purchasers of timber on the public lands are
nuired to manufacture it into lumber or pulp within the country,
lis matter is entirely one for the decision of the two provinces
[question. Mr. Root's amendment is designed largely to coerce
Itario and Quebec in this matter.
The month of May was the biggest month in the history
lthe Nickel Plate mine in ore tonnage and in every other way,
[hiding closeness of extraction, showing that the new plant is
feting all expectations held out for it.
May, of course, is a favourable month for purposes of com-
lison for in that month there is abundance of water to run
Irything and the plant is therefore in position to run with the
|v_imum of economy so far as working expenses are concerned.
following figures show the tonnage mined and treated in the
Inth of May of the last three years: 1909, 3,381 tons; 1910, 4,305
]s; 1911, 5,095 tons.
Thus it is seen that the tonnage has exceeded that of the past
liagement by 1,264 tons for the month, but the increase in the
[nage is only a small part of what has been accomplished, for
extraction has been much higher than ever before.
Of course, the new plant has been responsible for a certain
|unt of this improvement, but not altogether, for it will be seen
even in 1910 when no change had been made in the plant
In that in use in 1909 the tonnage treated exceeded that of 1909
T474  tons.
The increase in the tonnage of ore treated has not been the
Jilt of any addition to the crushing capacity, for the number
[tamps now at work is exactly the same as that used when the
I first started up seven years ago.
] Another important feature which should not be lost sight
Ivhich makes the present showing even better in comparison
li would appear from first sight, is that heretofore the opera-
Is were confined wholly to extraction of ore and no care was
In to keep development work ahead. Now, however, this is
bether different and development work is going steadily for-
ld, the cost being charged up to operating expenses and still
Government Street—Good corner, 90x120 $60,000
Yates Street—60x120, near Blanchard.   For a few days we
offer this property at a less figure than anything else in   .
the block.
Yates Street—Corner, 60x120 $50,000
Yates Street, between Vancouver and Cook, 30x120. $9,000
(or offer).
Douglas Street—Corner, 150 feet frontage.   This is one of
of the most prominent corners on this street.   Suitable
- for retail stores now.   Price $31,000
Johnson Street, near Blanchard, 60x120 $16,500
Pandora Avenue, near Blanchard, 60x120 $35,000
Phone 645
1212 Douglas Street
Shipping Agents for the G. S. "Tuladi," the Victoria, Sidney
and Islands Freight Service
Estates Managed Money to Loan Rents Collected
Houses for Sale and to be Let
Building Lots    Acreage    Farm Lands
Office Phone 2967 P. 0. Box 1522        Res. Phone 2026
Thomas Hooper
Royal Bank Chambers,
Victoria, B. C.
522 Winch Building,
Vancouver, B. C.
Upholsterer, Cabinet Maker and French Polisher
'PHONE 2149
NOTICB is hereby given that th*
reserve existing upon Crown land! in
the Lillooet District and in the Kamloops Division of Tale District, notice
of which was published in the British
Columbia Gazette, dated Hay Sth, 1110,
is cancelled In so far as the same relates to the lands in Lillooet District
surveyed as Lots numbered 1.833, 1,818,
1.831, 1,830, 1,820, 1,821, 1,822, 1,811,
1,818, 1,819, 1,809, 1,806, 1,810, 1,811,
1,817, 1,818, 1,813, 1,655, 1,664, 1,640,
1,639, 1,638, 1,641, 1,663, 1,652, 1,661,
1.643, 1,642, 1,791, 1,644, 1,645, 1,146,
1.647. 1,648, 1,649, 1,829, 1,828, 1,826,
1,826, 1,824, 1.425A, 1.430A, 1,629, 1,611,
1,617, 1,622, 1,637, 1,636, 1,635, 1,684,
1,614,   1,615,   and  1.616.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., May 26th, 1911.
June t MPt I T
the monthly profit is much higher than when they were merely
picking the eyes out of the mine in their inordinate greed for
Many indications show that business conditions in Canada are
far more healthy than those in the United States. The Canadian
bond market has been unusually active and the demand for securities keen and well maintained. This compares well with investment conditions in the neighbouring Republic. Across the international boundary line is a tendency to cut prices in the home
markets and to secure, if possible, Canadian contracts at low
figures rather than keep home plants idle. Following the lead of
the Republican Iron and Steel Company, price cutting of steel
products has' continued. The Illinois Steel Company reduced its
stock prices on certain articles in the Chicago district. A general
curtailment policy has been inaugurated among the New England
cotton mills. This will probably be effective at intervals during
the entire summer. A contract for the vault work of the new
office of the Bank of Toronto in the Queen City was awarded to
an American firm .which submitted an extraordinarily low price
for the work when compared with the lowest Canadian tender.
Another American firm obtained the heating and plumbing contract for the same building. Canada has had, and will have, its
trade depressions, but it is gratifying to know that the Dominion
is able to continue in its path of prosperity despite the adverse
conditions prevailing in business spheres in another country on
the same continent.
Many large freight boats are idle at Buffalo. Shipments are
almost at a standstill at both ends of the lakes and there are 400
boats idle between Buffalo and Duluth. Only half of the total
lake vessel capacity is in commission at the present time, and
one-third of these boats could take care of the business offered.
Official Customs figures show a decrease of 70,000 tons in coal
shipments from Buffalo for May and a decrease of 295 tons for the
first two months of navigation. Salt shipments show a decrease
of nearly 50 per cent. Shipments of cement have dropped from
365,000 barrels to 125,000 and railroad iron from 14,000 tons to
6,500 tons. Receipts of grain last week were the smallest since
the opening of navigation.   Buffalo is fighting hard for reciprocity.
Mr. A. E. Hepburn, Vancouver, is on his way to London to
close a deal for the purchase by British capitalists of the coal property on Tumbo Island, Gulf of Georgia.
Ton Oan loop Ported oa aU Development! ia tho Peace Biver, the Cariboo
Country, Beadlag ou
PBEB moathly
B. C. Bulletin of
which gives all the news impartially,
clipped from the leading dailies, weeklies and magazines; articles bearing on
British Columbia, covering Farm Lands,
Fruit, Lumbering, Mining, Fishing, New
Railways; also synopsis of Land, Lumber, Mining, Immigration and othel laws.
pobt ezoBoa towbsitb
at the junction of 1100 mlles of navigable waterways, the strategic point for
the building of the second largest city of
British Columbia, having more varied
and Important natural advantages than
Seven railroads building and projected.
One hundred million dollars (estimated) will be spent in next flve years ln
railroad building radiating from Fort
Millions of agricultural acres waiting
for farmers.
Coal, timber lands, water power and
rich gold mining country all tributary
to Fort George.
Write us today. We don't ask you to
buy; just get posted—then do what you
think ls wise.
Natural Resources
Securities Co., Ltd.
693 Bower Bldg., Vancouver, B.C.
643 POBT ST..     •    ■     TIOTOBIA, B.C.
District of Coast, Range 3
TAKE notice that Christina WlUls-
croft, wife of W. A. Williscroft, of
Victoria, B.C., intends to apply for permission to purchase the flolowlng described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted at the south-east corner of
John Clayton's pre-emption claim, known
as Lot 326, Range 3, Coast District,
thence east 60 chains more or less, to
the west boundary of Section 30, Township 1, Range 3, Coast District; thence
south 20 chains; thence west 60 chains;
thence north 20 chains to the point
ot commencement.
Dated May 20th, 1911.
Per H. Brown, Agent,
june10 aug5
Bevan, Gore & Eliot
Members Vancouver, Victoria and Spokane
Stock Exchanges
Quotations furnished on all Active Stocks
Phones 2470 and 2471
District of Coast, Range 1
TAKE notice that I, Hope Parks, of
Vancouver,   B.C.,    occupation   Married
Woman,  intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
on the banks of the Toba River, about
one mile from southeast corner of lot
103 and adjoining northern boundary of
Timber   Limit    36395;    thence west 80
chains; thence north 80 chains; thence
east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains
to  point of commencement,  containing
640 acres more or less.
Dated 16th day of May, 1911.
Charles H. Allen, Agent,
june 24 aug19
District of Coast, Range 1
TAKE notice that I, Thomas E. Butters, of New Westminster, B.C., occupation Carpenter, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted immediately adjoining Thomas
S. Annandale's southeast corner application to purchase; thence west 80
chains; thence south 80 chains; thence
east 80 chains; thence north 80 chains
to point of commencement, containing
640 acres more or less.
Dated 17th day of May, 1911.
Charles H. Allen, Arent.
June 24 aug 19 |
District of Coast, Range 1
TAKE notice that I .Thomas S.i
nandale, of New Westminster, B.C.J
cupatlon  Grocer,  intends  to apply]
permission  to   purchase  the  folloi
described lands:—Commencing at af
planted about 2 miles In a north-easl
direction from Anna Mclntyre's sq
east  corner  application  for  purca
thence west 80 chains; thence nortf
chains;  thence east 80  chains;   tn
south 80 chains to point of comma
ment,   containing   640   acres,   mor|
Dated 17th day of May, 1911.
Charles  B.   Stark,  Age]
june 24
District of Coast, Range 1
TAKE notice that I, Anna M-.IJ
of Vancouver,  B.C.,  occupation
Teacher,  intends  to apply for pel
sion to purchase the following desol
lands:—ComVnencing at a post pl|
Immediately    adjoining    Hope
south-east  corner application fori
chase—thence   east   80   chains;   tl
north 80 chains; thence west 80 cl
thence south 80 chains to point ofl
mencement, containing 640 acres, |
or less.
Dated 16th day of May, 1911.
Charles  B.   Stark,  Ag
june 24
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Pension the Police
By Chief Langley of Victoria
A Paper Read at the Annual Convention of   the   Chief Constables'
Association of Canada Held at Ot     tawa on June 27th, 1911.
There  is  no  matter  of  more  importance   to   members  of  the   many
police   forces   scattered    throughout
|, the Dominion of Canada    than    the
ever-increasing    necessity    of    some
provision being made for the police-
|j man   when   he   has   given   the   best
years of his life to the public serv-
|(, ice and has reached that age when
most business men are in a position
|| to retire on a competency and when
civil servants are provided for by superannuation.
■     It  is  sometimes  asked  why  there
I should   be   a  necessity  for  a  police
[^pension when men in other walks of
I life  are  not  provided  for.    To  this
there  are  two  answers.    First,  that
f there is a universal development in
; favour   of   old-age   pensions   regard-
■lless   of   occupation.     It   is   realized
[that men who all their lives are in re-
I'ceipt of moderate wages may not be
||able to save sufficient to provide for
lftheir old age and therefore on gen-
feral   principles   any    such    scheme
Iwould    unquestionably    include    the
(members  of the police  forces.    But
Jt'h'ere is a second reason.    The pub-
|jic   service   demands   that   policemen
IjShall be men    of    exceptional    phy-
ffisique   and   other   personal   qualifications.    It has the pick of our strong
lind vigorous manhood, but obvious-
Chief of Police John Langley.
the duties of a policeman preclude
lp possibility of his taking any act-
|c part in business affairs, if indeed,
were able out of his modest pit-
iice to save sufficient to enable him
make investments. Like most pub-
servants he is by force of circum-
luices  compelled  to  devote  practi-
|ly the whole of his life to the pub-
service.    The severe reprobation
|th which a policeman is visited if
resorts to any questionable mcth-
|s of increasing his income is a suf-
lent   indication   of   public   opinion
Id of the strictness with which he
expected  to  attend  to  the  duties
his office.   It should not be forgot-
|i that these duties are exceptional-
arduous and hazardous, especially
comparison with those of men in
lier professions, and it would seem
lit the foregoing circumstances confute an unanswerable argument in
|-our of public provision in old age
a public servant.
It may be argued that the police-
In has a valuable asset in the per-
Inency of his employment, but it
luld not be forgotten that perman-
l:y depends on good conduct and
lling submission to strict discipline
Tr a long term of years. The ex-
litude with which this standard is
lintained is well attested by the
lh morale of the police forces
loughout the Dominion and the es-
|ation in which they are held by
If then it be conceded that the po-
lman is entitled at the hands of his
|ployers to adequate provision in
age when he is no longer able to
In his slender income, the question
lies as to the best means of making
I provision. It may be by super-
luation on a stated pension, by in
surance, or by a benefit system. The
greatest difficulty presented in dealing
with this question is that of securing
a fund to form the nucleus for such a
purpose. Monthly payments from
each individual member might be exacted, but the irregularity in the
length of service which ranges from
a few months to many years would
render the income from taxation alone
uncertain and unreliable. No scheme
could be successfully carried out
which had not as its foundation a substantial initial fund. The question is
whether such a fund should be secured by direct municipal grant, by
the apportioning of a certain class of
fines to that purpose or by the collected efforts of the members. There is
a further means largely resorted to
in other walks of life which might
fairly be considered in this connection, and that is insurance with some
reliable security company, assuming
always that the Dominion Government is not yet prepcred -j follow on
the lines of the British Government
and make it a national matter.
It would be a comparatively easy
matter to formulate a pension scheme
in the police force or any other organization if the matter were taken
up at the time of its inception, but a
police force grows gradually, sometimes commencing with one or two
I men and fluctuates according to the
! progress and prosperity of the city.
■ This illustrates the difficulty of start-
' ing such a movement at what might
■ be considered the right time. Mean-
i while, the years roll on; the police
: force has to abide by the whims and
fancies of successive councils. They
| may carve its salaries and curtail its
, rights, but the members of the force
must go on. As they get older thev
; find themselves rapidly approaching
, the time when the fixed income will
' cease and nothing but an unprovided
j for old age stares them in the face.
It is well known to every expert
that in many respects a policeman is
like a soldier. With his heart in his
work he becomes so thoroughly a policeman that he is more or less tin-
suited to any other occupation. If he
has been properly trained his mind is
apt to work in the groove in which it
lias been trained and as a rule the only
thing to which he can turn is some underpaid position of trust such as night
watchman where he is expected to be
satisfied with a slender wag*; and a
large share of gratitude. This is indeed a poor reward for faithful service
and a sorry ending to a useful life.
I am sure you will agree with me
that a man who has devoted a quarter of a century to his country's service, who has all the while engaged in
strenuous toil, who has had to deny
himself a proper amount of rest and
most of the pleasures which are enjoyed by others, is entitled in his declining years to some of the comforts
of home and the liberty which has
been denied him by the call of duty.
Tn the British service twenty-two
years is considered long enough to obtain a pension and in order to ensure
at least this term of service I would
advocate that an age limit of thirty
years be enjoined on all entrants with
a pension after twenty to twenty-five
years' service. I believe that by adopting this rule we should attract and retain the best men; we should also gain
a very important point, viz.: that there
would be no longer any necessity to
retain old men in the service. At present this is inevitable, because too often it would mean that if he were
turned out he would have to face deprivation, if not starvation. Why
should not the same principles be applied to the police force as are now
universally adopted in other organizations and amongst the most.important of these must of necessity be the
principle which ensures competency
by providing for the future. Without some such provision no man can
have his heart in his work or feel
that sense of security which alone
makes for perfect efficiency.
The Week accepts no responsibility
for the views expressed by Us correspondents. Communications will be
inserted whether signed by the real
name of the writer or a nom de
plume, but the writer's name and address must be given to the Editor as
an evidence of bona.fldes. In no case
will it be divulged without consent.
To the Editor of The Week:
Dear Sir,—Some time ago I approached our Council pointing out
the lack of accommodation in our
city market and suggesting improvements. The matter was taken up by
some of the aldermen and I trust in
the near future something will be
done. Now, sir, in addition to the
cattle market a public slaughter
house (abattoir) would be of the
greatest benefit. One can scarcely
realize that a city like Victoria, and
the capital of the Province is
without either of the above, and yet
we tell all prospective settler:, what
a splendid agricultural district we
have around Victoria.
There is plenty of room for al
slaughter house adjoining the market on Fisguard Street. Such abattoir could be built 100 feet from any
dwelling and constructed under sanitary regulations. I hope some ett-
terprising citizens will take the matter up, when they will be conferring
a boon on the community at large
and the ratepayers will soon derive a
revenue for the outlay.
Victoria, B. C.
To the Editor of The Week:
Sir,—The mail service to the Gulf
Islands has arrived at such a state
of confusion that with you permission I should like to lay before your
readers how we fare. During the last
two months, two mail boats have
been lost (one capsized and the other burnt); twenty-two people drowned, two mails lost (except a few sacks
that washed ashore from the Iroquois). During the last twelve days
three mails have not been delivered
here on mail days. Last, but not
least, at each place of call a group of
Islanders have to wait for hours expecting a boat. The loss of time at
this season, in the middle of the day,
is irreparable. It may be asked why
we wait. The farmer has to take his
milk and get his return can or make
two trips. Our meat comes from Victoria and various small parcels that
cannot be left on the wharves in an
open shed with no protection. The
delivery of perishable goods and
their shipment is intimately connected with the mail service in an island
district, as without it a boat would
not pay, and I believe it is recognized
by the postal authorities on the eastern coast, as a certain speed and size
is called for in pcstal contracts. Tn
our case this seems to have been entirely neglected, though I have not
seen the contract. I hear it is worded
so loosely that the mail has simply
to be delivered so many times a week
regardless of how long we have to
wait on the wharves. This state of
affairs might be remedied by having
a regular time for the mail to be delivered. The boats' run is in practically smooth water (a six-foot sea
about the limit). Any decent boat
with three knots in hand in case of
a blow or to be used if she was delayed at a wharf, could do the work.
The present subsidy might be augmented considering the growth of the
Islands, and bids for the service
thrown open to public competition.
The contract to state the time of delivery at each wharf of mails, and
penalty for delay. For the man who
gets his living from his ranch, the
present situation is unbearable, his
time being wasted and produce rot-
ing on the wharves. Whether the
mail contract is to be let solely for
the benefit of the contractor, leaving
the Islanders out in the cold, is a
question to which there ought only to
be one answer.
Mayne Island, June 26th, 1911.
300,000 Light Riflemen.
An official return shows that 2,900
miniature rifle clubs have been established in Great Britain, with a total
membership of more than 300,000.
Automatic Stamp Machines.
Two hundred automatic machines
for delivering penny stamps are to be
erected in various parts of London
and in certain large towns in the
Like Father, Like Son.
Bishop Welldon, Dean of Manchester, speaking at the annual conference
of the National Association of Head
Teachers at Manchester last month,
said that when headmaster of Harrow he once wrote to a peer about his
son's betting habits. The peer replied: "I am much obliged for your
letter, but I think I ought to tell you
I am much worse myself."
1,200 Queen Wasps Killed.
Under the direction of the local
Fruitgrowers' Association the headmaster of the Marden (Kent) Council Boys' School has purchased from
the scholars 1,200 queen wasps at one
penny each. The wasps were accepted as deposits in the school bank, the
value being placed to the credit of the
Mammoth Cunard Liner
The first keel-plate of the Cunard
Company's mammoth steamship
Aquitania, whicii will be Britain's
largest liner, was laid at Messrs. John
Brown & Co.'s yard, at Clydebank on
Monday, June 5th. Preliminary work
on the new vessel has been proceeding for some time. New machine
shops have been erected, and the dock
lengthened, and huge quantities of
material have been placed in position.
The length of the Aquitania will be
885 feet, as compared with the 882 1-2
feet of the new White Star liner
Olympic, and her displacement 50,-
000 tons, as compared with the
Olympic's 45,000 tons.
The  Standard.
Mr. H, A. Gwynne has resigned his
position as editor of The Standard.
His high reputation was established
in the Balkans as the representative
of The Times, and was confirmed by
many foreign missions in the service
of Reuter's Agency, which Mr.
Gwynne joined in 1895, when he went
to Ashanti. As Reuter's chief war
correspondent he accompanied the
Dongola expedition in 1896 and followed the operations of the Turco-
Greek war. From Berber he went to
Pekin in 1898-9, and thence to South
Africa, where he organized Reuter's
war service in the Boer war. In 1904
he was appointed foreign director of
Reuter's, and resigned in order to
edit The Standard, which had passed
into the control    f Mr. Pearson.
Lucile, Ltd.
A statement of her relations with
the dressmaking firm of Lucile, Limited, which is accused of defrauding
the United States Government by
the tinder-valuation of imported
gowns was made on June 6th at New
York by Lady Duff-Gordon to Mr.
Wemple, the assistant prosecutor,
who had subpoenaed her before the
grand jury.
The latter was not in session when
Lady Duff-Gordon appeared with her
attorney, and to avoid inconvenience,
her statement was taken in Mr. Wcm-
ple's office. She said that she merely
lent her name to the dressmaking
company in New York and London,
receiving a salary for its use and for
designing ladies' dresses. Beyond
this she said that she knew nothing
about the company or its affairs. If
there had been any under-valuation
she asserted that she had nothing to
do with it. The investigation is being continued.
Regulation of Slow Traffic.
The Commissioner of Metropolitan
Police has decided to take such steps
as arc within his powers in the direction of inducing "slow" traffic to
keep to the kerb and thereby allow
faster vehicles to avail themselves
of the whole of the remaining space
of thc roadway.
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PHONE  694
Hc has informed the councils of
Westminster, Kensington, and Hammersmith that if they will affix notices to drivers to the lamps on
refuges he will provide mounted policemen to keep an eye on drivers,
and will also instruct constables on,
"point" duty to direct slow traffic to
hug the kerb.
Worcester's  New Archdeacon.
The Rev. J. H. Greig, rector of
Hartlebury, and canon missioner of
Worcester, has been appointed Archdeacon of Worcester. He was ordained in 1888, and started his clerical
career at St. Bartholomew's, Sydenham, when the present Bishop of
Worcester was vicar. In 1892 he became Wilberforce missioner in South
London, then incumbent of St. Germans, Blackhcath, and subsequently
he succeeded the Bishop of Sheffield
as vicar of St. Paul's Walworth. He
followed his former chief to Worcester in 1905. 10
Diatrlct of Coast, Range 2
TAKE notice that Frederick A. Smith,
of Victoria, B.C., occupation Prospector,
Intends to apply for permission to lease
the   following   described   lands:—Com-
-menclng at a post planted about 2 miles
j ln a westerly direction from the head
: waters of Smith's Inlet on the north
shore   of  Smith's  Inlet;   thence  north
20 chains; thence west 40 chains; thence
south 20 chains more or less to shore
• line;   thence easterly  along shore  line
'■ to  point of commencement,  containing
' 80 acres more or less.
■ - Dated May 19th, 1911.
■June 17 aue-12
District of Coast, Range I
i   TAKE notice that I, James McKechnie   of Vancouver,  occupation  Author,
Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about 60
chains west of the N. W.  corner of T.
L. 30927 on old survey line; thence south
80 chains; thence east 60 chains or to
timber licences, thence north 80 chains,
thence west to the commencement, containing 400 acres more or less.
Dated April 14, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent.
may 13 J"'? 8
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that I, Maud E. Shepherd  ,of North Vancouver,   occupation
Married Woman,  intends to apply for
permission  to  purchase   the  following
described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted about one mile S. E. of 109 on
bank of river; thence north 80 chains;
thence   west   80   chains;   thence   south
40 chains or to shore; thence meandering shore to commencement, containing
400 acres, more or less.
Dated April 13, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent.
may 13 July 8
District of Coast, Range II
Take notice that I, Minnie Wood, of
North   Vancouver,   occupation   Married
Woman,  intends to  apply  for  permission to    purchase    the    following described  lands:—Commencing at a post
planted about one mile north and one-
half mile east of L.  295,  being blazed
to shed on river, thence north 80 chains;
thence west 40 chains or to the river,
then  south along river to  point west
of Post; thence east to commencement,
containing 300 acres, more or less.
Dated April 13, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent.
may 13 July 8
District of Coast, Range III
TAKE   notice   that   Sarah   Beatrice
Sheppard of Victoria, B.C.,  occupation
Widow, intends to apply for permission
to   purchase   the   following   described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
| *(|   on the shore of Dean Channel, about
sixty   (60)   chains  more  or  less  in a
westerly direction from the Northwest
corner of Lot 12, thence north twenty
(20)   chainB; thence west twenty  (20)
chains, thence south twenty (20) chains
more or less to the shore of Dean Channel, thence easterly following the said
shore line to the point of commencement, and containing forty (40) acres,
more or less.
Dated 14th March, 1911.
Lewis Hind, Agent.
July 8
may 13
Notice ls hereby given that the reserve existing by reason of the notice
published in the British Columbia
Gazette of the 27th December, 1907,
over lands situated on one of the
Islands In the Pearce Group of Islands,
Rupert District, formerly covered by
Timber Licence No. 27806, ls cancelled
and that the said lands will be open
to location by pre-emption only, after
midnight on July 13th, 1911.
Deputy  Minister of Lands.,
Lands  Departmen,,   Victoria,   B.  C,
April 10th, 1911.
apl 15 JulylS
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice  that 1,  John S.  Shepherd,  of  North  Vancouver,   occupation
Bookkeeper, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
Slanted about one mile north and one-
alf mile east of L.  295, being blazed
to river at shed; thence east 80 chains:
thence south 80 chains; thence west 80
chains; thence north 80 chains to commencement and    containing    640 acres,
more or less.
Dated April 13, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent.
may 13 July 8
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that I, Ernest A. Paige,
of New Westminster, occupation Editor,
Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at  a  post  planted  about
one mile north and one-half mile east
of- *L. 296 being blazed to shed on river;
thence north 80 chains; thence east 80
chains; thence south 80 chains; thence
west 80 chains to commencement, containing 640 acres more or less.
Dated April 13, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent.
may 13 July 8
NOTICE ls hereby given that an application will be made under Part V
of the "Water Act, 1909," to obtain
a licence In the Malahat Division of
Victoria Water District.
(a) The name, address and occupation of the applicant—B. H. John, Victoria, B.C., 2219 Blanchard Avenue,
(If for mining purposes) Free Miner's
Certificate No.  —
(b) The name of the lake, stream
or source (if unnamed, the description
Is)—Arbutus Canon.
(c) The point of diversion about 700
feet up stream above the bridge on
Mill Bay Road.
(d) The quantity of water applied
for  (in cubic feet per second) five (6).
(e) The character of the proposed
works in connection with Oyster Culture  and  Canning.
(f) The premises on which the water
Is to be used (describe same)—A parcel of ground fronting on Finlayson
Arm at the confluence of Arbutus Creek.
(g) The purposes for which the water
Is to be used—Domestic and Industrial.
(h) If for irrigation describe the
land Intended to be irrigated, giving
acreage '..
(i) If the water is to be used for
power or mining purposes describe the
place where the water is to be returned
to some natural channel, and the difference in altitude between point of
diversion and point of return.
(j) Area of Crown land Intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—
(k) This notice was posted on the
14th day of June, 1911, and application
will be made to the Commissioner on
the 14th day of July, 1911.
(1) Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees
who or whose lands are likely to be
affected by the proposed works, either
above or below the outlet the Canadian
Pacific Railway Co., or the Esquimalt
& Nanaimo Railway Co.
(Signature) B.  H.  JOHN.
(P.O. Address)  Box 22, Victoria, B.C.
Note—One   cubic  foot per  second  is
equivalent to   36.71   miners'   inches,
june 17 july 15
Notice ls hereby given that the reserve established over certain lands in
the Cariboo and Lillooet Districts, notice of wjilch bearing date June 30th,
1908, was published in the British Columbia Gazette on July 2nd, 1908. Is
cancelled ln so far as the same relates
to the following surveyed lands in
Township 48 and 50, Lillooet District,
namely, Fractional Sections 2, 3, Section 4, Fractional Section 5, Fractional
E. _ of Section 6, Fractional Section 7,
Sections 8, 9, 10, Fractional Sections
11,  12,  13;   Sections  14,  15,  16,  17, 18,
19, 20, 21, 22, 23, Fractional W. _ of
Section 24, Fractional W. % of Section
26, Fractional Section 26, Sections 27,
28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, Fractional Section 35 and Fractional West % of Section 36, all in Township 48; Fractional
Sections 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, Sections 13,
14, Fractional Sections 16, 16, 17, 18, 19,
20, 21, Sections 22, 23, 24, 26, 26, 27, 28,
29 and Fractional Sections 30, 31, 32, 33,
34, 35 and 36, all in Township 50, to
permit of the said lands being located
by pre-emption entry only.
Deputy Minister of  Lands.,
Lands  Department,  Victoria,   B,   C,
April  7th,  1911.
apl 15 July 15
District of Coast.
TAKE notice that Blanche Elizabeth
Neill, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Married Woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted on the left bank of the Black-
water River, about four miles west
from the south-west corner of Indian
Reserve No. 4, Euchiniko, and about one
mile from the crossing of the Kluscus
Lake trail on the Blackwater River;
thence north 80 chains; thence east 80
chains; thence south to bank of river;
thence west meandering river to point
of commencement, containing 640 acres,
more or less.
Dated 17th March, 1911.
Henry A. Porter, Agent,
may 6 July 1
District of Cassiar
TAKE notice that I, A. W. McVittie,
of Victoria, B.C., Surveyor, intend to
apply to the Chief Commissioner of
Lands for a license to prospect for
coal and petroleum on the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted on the right bank of the
Skeena River about eight miles up
stream from the Indian Village of Klsplox, thence south 80 chains; thence
west 80 chains; thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to point of commencement.
March  lst,  1911.
apl  29
Robt. MacDonald, Agent.
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that I, Mary Wood,  of
Vancouver, occupation Married Woman,
Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about one
mlle  north  and one-half  mile east  of
N.  W.  corner  of L.   295,  being blazed
west   to   shed  on  river;   thence  south
80 chains; thence west 40 chains or to
river; thence meandering river to point
west of post, thence east to commencement, containing 300 acres more or less.
Dated April 13, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent,
may 13 July 8
In the matter of an application for
a duplicate Certificate of Title to part
(40 acres) of Section 28, Lake District.
Notice is hereby given that it ls my
Intention at the expiration of one month
from the date of the first publication
hereof to issue a duplicate Certificate of
Title to said lands, issued to Philip
Touet, on the 27th day of February,
18S0, and numbered 2968A.
Land Registry Offlce, Victoria, B. C,
the lst day of June, 1911.
Registrar-General  of   Titles.   ,
july 1 july 29
District  of Coast,  Range  II
TAKE notice that John Davis, of
Vancouver, B. G, occupation Teamster,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about 80
chains south of the south-east eorner
of Lot 331; thence 80 chains east; thence
SO chains south; thence 80 chains west;
thence 80 chains north to point of commencement and containing 610 acres,
more or less.
Dated  June  1st,  1911.
july 1 aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Arthur Shakes, of
Vancouver, 13. C, occupation Employment Agent, intends to apply' for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted about 80 chains south of the
south-east corner of Lot 331; thence west
80 chains; thence south SO chains',
thence east 80 chains; thence north 80
chains to point of commencement and
containing 640 acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
July 1
aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Henry Woods, of
Vancouver, B. C., occupation Bookkeeper,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about 40
chains north of the north-west corner of
Lot 329; thence south 40 chains to the
northwest corner of lot 329; thence west
40 chains; thence south 40 chains;
thence west. 40 chains; thence north 80
chains; thence east 80 chains to point
of commencement and containing 480
acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
july 1 aug 26
""District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Frederick Richard
Wilson, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation
Fitter, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
at the intersection of the north-west corner of Lot 330 and the east boundary of
Lot 329; thence north 40 chains, more
or less, to the north-east corner of Lot
329; thence east 40 chains; thence north
40 chains; thence east 40 chains; thence
south 80 chains; to the north-east corner of Lot 330; thence west 80 chains,
more or less, along the north boundary
of Lot 330, to the point of commencement, and containing 480 acres, more
or less.
Dated June lst,  1911.
julyl aug 20
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that William Taylor, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation Painter,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the foUowing described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about 80
chains south of the south-east corner
of Lot 331; thence 80 chains north;
thence SO chains west along the south
boundary of Lot 331; thence 80 chains
south; thence SO chains east to point
of commencement, and containing 610
acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that John MacFarlene,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation Engineer, intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted about 40
chains north of the north-east corner
of Lot 217; thence 40 chains south to
the north-east corner of Lot 217; thence
40 chains west; thence 40 chains south;
thence 40 chains west; thence 80 "hains
north; thence 80 chains east to point of
commencement, containing 480 acres,
more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Harry Simpson, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation Labourer,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner of Lot 329; thence
east 80 chains; thence north 40 chains;
thence west 80 chains; thence south 40
chains to point of commencement, containing 320 acres, more or less.
Dflted June 1st, 1911.
july 1 aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Charles Palmer, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation Labourer,
Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
south-east corner of Lot 330; thence 80
chains east; thence 80 chains north;
thence SO chains west; thence 80 chains
south to point of commencement, and
containing 640 acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
julyl aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Thomas Wilson, of
Vancouver, B. C, occupation Boiler
Maker, intendB to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at the north-east
corner of Lot 331; thence 80 chains east;
thence 80 chains south; thence 80
chains west; thence 80 chains north
along the east boundary of Lot 331 to
point of commencement, and containing
640 acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
July 1 aug 26
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that William Christie,
of Vancouver, B. C, occupation Engineer, intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
about 80 chains south of the south-east
cprner of Lot 331; thence 80 chains
north; thence 80 chains east; thence 80
chains south; thenee 80 chains west to
point of commencement, and containing
640 acres, more or less.
Dated June lst, 1911.
July   1 aug   26
TAKE notice that I, Jennie R. Crawford, ot Spokane, Wash., occupation
Married Woman, Intend to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted about 60 chains distant and in
a southerly direction from the southeast corner of Lot 272, being J. R. C.'s
S. E. corner; thence west for 40 chains;
thence north 40 chains; thehce west 40
chains; thence north 20 chains; thence
east SO chains; thence south 60 chains
to place of commencement and containing 320 acres, more or less.
The purpose the land is required for
is agricultural purposes.
Dated June 7, 1911.
By Guy D. Drancker.
julyl aug 26
District of Cowichan
TAKE notice that Christina MacKenzie, of North Saanich, occupation
Married Woman, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted on the north-west end of an
island known as "Hood Island," situate
about 400 feet south of "Portland Island;" tiience following the coast line
to the point of commencement, the purchase to Include the* whole island, containing three acres, more or less.
Dated June 26th,  1911.
July 1 aug 26
District of Cowichan
TAKE notice that Reginald George
Conwyn MacKenzie, of North Saanich,
occupation Barrister-at-law, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing on the north-west end of an unnamed island, situate about 200 feet
south-east of "Portland slands," and
north of the Tortoise Island; thence following the coast line to the point of
commencement, the purchase to include
tho whole island, containing two acres,
more or less.
Dated June 26th, 1911.
july   1 aug  26
NOTICE ls hereby given that the reserve of a parcel of land situated oi>
Graham Island, notice of which appeared in the British Columbia Gazette
of the 25th of February, 1909, being
dated 23rd February, 1909, is cancelled
to permit of the lands being acquired
by pre-emption only and for no other
Deputy Minister of Lands,
Department of Lands,
Victoria,  B.C.,  April  5th,  1911.
July 8
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve existing over vacant Crown lands
in Cariboo District, situated on the
South Fork of the Fraser River, notice
of which, bearing date of June 26th,
1907, was published in the British
Columbia Gazette dated August 29th,
1907, is cancelled in so far as the same
relates to lands surveyed as Lots numbered 3,040, 3.040A, 3,039, 3,049, 3,042,
3,051, 3.052, 3,043, 3,041, 3,045, 3,044,
3,077, 3,076, 3,082, 3,078, 8,079, 8,080,
3,081, 3,083, 3,088, 3,085, 3,086, 3.087A,
3,087, 3,091, 3,099, 3,100, 3,089, 3,108,
3,112, 3,129, 3,130, 3,132, 3,132, 3,133,
4,135, 3,134, 3,035, 3,037, 3,036, 3,038,
3,046, 3.047, 3.054A, 3,054, 3,057, 8,063,
3,084, 3,097, 3,105, 3,101, 3,096, 3,096,
3,098, 3,106, 3,102, 3,103, 3.090A, 3,090,
3,111, 3,116, 3,124, 3,125, 3,126, 3.119A,
3,119, 3,116, 3,109, 3,110, 3,104, 3,107,
3.046A, 3,059, 3,048, 3,055, 3,066, 3,066,
3.066A, 3,063, 3,062, 3,061, 3,060, 3,058,
3,066, 3,067, 3,064, 3,069, 3,070, 3,071,
3,073, 3,068, 3,072, 3,076, 3,074, 3,092,
8,094, 3,093, 3.093A, 3,113, 3,117, 3,120,
3,123, 3,127, 3,131, 3,128, 3,122, 8,121,
3,118,   and 8,114.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., May 26th, 1911.
june 3 sept. 2
District of Coast.
TAKE notice that J. A. Wright, of
Golden, occupation Farmer, intends to
apply fou permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted at S. W. corner
of Lot 321; thence South 40 chains;
thence west 20 chains to South Bentick
Arm; thence ln a north-easterly direction back to point of commencement.
Dated  May  4,  1911.
June 3 July 29
District of Renfrew.
. TAKE notice that The Michigan Pacific Lumber Company, Limited, of Victoria,  B.C.,  having Its  head offlce for
British, Columbia at 1114  Langley St.,
Intends to apply for permission to lease
the   following  described   lands:—Commencing at a post planted midway on
the  shore line between the S. E. and J
S. W. corners of Lot 77, Renfrew District;   thence  south  80  chains;   thence
west 44 chains; thence north 80 chains;
thence   east   following   the  shore  line
of lots  76  and 77 Renfrew District to
point of commencement containing 360
acres more or less.
Dated  26th May,  1911.
By its agent, H. A. Hoard.
June 3 July 29
District of Coast, Range I
TAKE notice that I, Harold ~tf. Wood,
of Vancouver, occupation Merchant, Intends  to apply for permission to purchase  the  following described  lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about 40
chains west of S. W. corner of T. L.
30927, thence 80 chains south; thence 80
chains east or to timber licence; thence
86  chains  north;  thence west to commencement and   containing    600 acres,!
more or less.
Dated April 10, 1911.
Morton S. Jones, Agent,
may 13 July 8
Notice ls hereby given that the re-l
serve established over certain lands In
the Cariboo and Lillooet Districts, notice of which bearing date June 30th,
1908, was published ln the British Columbia Gazette on July 2nd, 1908, ls
cancelled in so far as the same relates
to the following surveyed lands lr
Townships 52 and 64, Lillooet District
viz.:—Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,
16, Fractional Sections 16, 17, Section!
18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, Fractional Section 25, Sections 26, 27, 28, Fractional
Section 29, Sections 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
Fractional Sections 35 and 36,. all li
Township 62; and Sections 3, 10, Frac
tional Section 11, Section 13, Fractlona
Section 14, Sections 24 and 25, all li
Township 54, and that all the afore
mentioned lands not already alienate.:
by pre-emption have been set aside fo
the endowment of- the University o
British Columbia.
Deputy  Minister of  Lands.,
Lands  Department,. Victoria,   B.   C
April 10th, 1911.
apl 16 July 1
Notice Under Section 87
the Vancouver Island, Power Compan
Limited, Intends to apply to the Liei
tenantrGovernor-in-Councll, on Frida
the 28th day of July, 1911, at the Pai
llament Buildings, Executive Chambe
at the hour of eleven o'clock ln th
forenoon, or so soon. thereafter as th
Lleutenant-Governor-in-Council may ai
point for approval of its proposed ur
dertaklng and works in Malahat Dii
trict, at Trout Lake, near the hea
waters of one branch of the Jorda
River, East of the Jordan Meadows i
pursuance of, and in exercise of an
utilization of the license Issued to th
said Company, on the twelfth day (
July, 1910, and numbered 1902. Mai
and plans of the said proposed unde
taking and works will be open f<
public inspection and may be seen (
any day following this Notice with
offlce hours at the offlce of the Honou
able, the Provincial Secretary, Parli
ment Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
By A. T. Goward,
Local Manager.
Dated this 20th day of June, A.D. 19.
June 24 July
NOTICE ls hereby given that an a
plication   will  be  made  under  Part
of the "Water Notice Act, 1909," to o
tain  a license in the  Malahat Dlvlsh
of Victoria Water District.
(a) The name and address and occ
pation of the applicant—Beaumo
Boggs, Real Estate Agent, Victoria, B.
(b) The name of the stream—Arbut
(c) The  point   of   diversion  will
near the crossing of Vancouver Islai
Trunk Road and stream  from Arbut
Canon about  10  miles north of Nor
Boundary of Lot 110.
(d) The quantity of water appli
for is 10 cub. feet per second.
(e) The character of the propos
works—Industrial purposes.
(f) The premises on which the wat
is to be used to be erected at or ne
the mouth of Arbutus Creek on Saanl
Arm, Lake Number not yet allotted.
(g) The purposes for which the wat
ls to be used, Industrial purposes.
(h) If for Irrigation describe the la
Intended to be irrigated, giving acreai
(i) If the water ls to be used i
power or mining purposes, describe t
place where the water ls to be return
to some natural channel, and the d
ference ln altitude between point
diversion and point of return.   None.
(j) Area of E. & N. Ry. Co.'s la
intended to be occupied by the pi
posed works; about twenty acres.
(k) This notice was posted on t
Fifth day of June, 1911, and applic
tlon will be made to the Commission
on the Tenth day of July, 1911.
(1) Give the names and addresses
any   rplarlan   proprietors   or   license
who  or whose lands  are likely to
affected by the proposed works, eltl
above or below the outlet.    The E.
N. Ry. Co.
(Signature)       BEAUMONT BOGGS
P.  O.  Address,  620  Fort  Street, V
toria, B.  C.
June 10th. July 8i THE WEEK,  SATURDAY,  JULY  1,  1911
J, is doubtful if the world at large is
lily interested now-a-days in the battle
lie creeds.   The time appears to have
I] by when the  Methodists,  Presby-
|ns, Baptists, Congregationalists and
religious organizations thought it
|sary in defence of their respective
is to fly at each other's throats.   In-
the very determined effort now be-
|nade  throughout  the  Dominion  to
J| about so-called ' Church union" is
Ipest answer to their old arguments
^salvation could only be found in a
pular fold.   Since the present policy
Ition constitutes the abandonment of
traditional  attitude  the  world con-
\i that the churches have answered
Ijelves, and has adopted an attitude
liifference.   But the matter is going
|5r.    Leading divines of more than
liurck are splitting their followers on
Ions of doctrine,  and  more lately
fgical students are refusing to sub-
* to some of the articles in the creed
l^ir own church.   Perhaps it is not
i generalize too much from these con-
Is, but it is fairly safe to suggest
lhe churches are by no means a soli-
I even in matters that have been re-
II as essential, and that for the aver-
Tjtai, devout of mind and humble of
t. a new creed will be formulated
■[simpler than any which have gone
to which the masses of mankind
I'e led to subscribe.   Meanwhile, one
but admire the sturdy loyalty of
Irand old man of the Methodist
h, Dr. Carman, in many respects
[inter-part of Dr. Rigg, who was for
liy years the "bete noir" of heter-
lainisters in the Methodist Church
Jte. One may realise that Dr. Car-
[theology is essentially of the "old
I; that he is uncompromising arl
ltruculent, but one cannot deny that
jibsolutely consistent when he says
Methodist minister has a right to
occupy the Methodist pulpit unless he is
prepared to teach the theology of John
Wesley. The very fact that there are so
many Methodist ministers wiser than
Wesley furnishes the strongest argument
for a re-statement of Methodist doctrines
and policy.
The man who once wrote "Blessed be
Drudgery" was not a woman, neither was
he a hospital nurse. As a matter of fact
drudgery is becoming more distasteful
every day in spite of the many helps to
work which modern ingenuity has devised.
The only remedy so far as The Week can
see is greater simplicity of living, and
when we reach the stage at which it will
be impossible to hire domestic labour of
any kind, and everyone has to do their
own house work, it is safe to predict that
living will be much simpler than it is
now. The Week does, however, wish to
endorse the stand taken by a Boston professor who claims that training-nurses
spend far too much time at hard manual
labour. Nursing is a noble occupation,
but it is strenuous and nerve-racking, and
demands every ounce of energy. It is a
pity that nurses should have to do so much
dish-washing and house-cleaning; it saps
their energy, undermines their strength
and, what perhaps is the worst feature of
all, excludes a very fine type of women,
who have every other qualification but are
not physically robust, from the profession.
The day should not be far distant when
conditions will be altered, and women who
take up nursing as their life work will be
free from menial service.
Sometimes the Victoria police, with the
best of intentions, are guilty of a little
excess of zeal, and, sometimes, as on Coronation Day, they get intoxicated with the
excitement of the occasion. This accounts
for the episode at the comer of Govern
ment and Johnson Street, when a respectable citizen was dragged from the seat of
his buggy, clutched by the throat and
banged on the side-walk, and all because
he disregarded the beckoning hand of the
policeman and persisted in breaking into
the route of the Procession. The occupant
of the buggy was in the wrong; he should
have acquiesced willingly in the arrangements of the day, since they were conceived for the protection of the public.
But there can be no question that the policeman was in the wrong in handling the
man so roughly. He, too, lost, his head
and should be censured by his chief. The
strength and popularity of the police force
depend on their fairness and moderation.
These qualities have always characterised
the Victoria police, and no doubt the offending officer will be the first to admit on
reflection that he exhibited too much zeal.
The Editor of the Colonist tries ta
wriggle out of his definition of King
George as "middb-class" by two quotations from the Greek dictionary, in which
he gravely informs his readers that Aristocracy is derived from "nristos," but thut
it would be more correct to substitute
"kakocracy," the rule of the evil-minded.
His analysis of British ranks of society
is unintentionally humorous, for he recognises only two classes, those who "affect
to despise the King and Queen" and
"those who are hopelessly and irretrievably
middle-class." The Week has yet to learn
that there is any class which affects to despise the King and Queen, or that the
great middle-class, which has always
been the backbone of England's strength,
has degenerated into hopelessness. In the
endeavour to shuffle out of a tight corner
the Editor of the Colonist has once more
displayed his ignorance, and unnecessarily
emphasized his habitual proneness to discredit the British throne and British
The Week is in receipt of a copy of
a Financial paper published in Winnipeg
entitled "Canadian Finance." The
Manager, Mr. F. R. Tarr, is well known
in the world of finance, and is thoroughly
"au fait" with business conditions in the
west. The number to hand deals with
"The Labour Strike in Vancouver;" it
also contains an article by the Duke of
Argyle on "The West as a Field for Overseas Investment," and an illustrated
article on "An Island's Awakening,"
which describes the recent progress made
by Victoria and Vancouver Island. The
balance of the paper is taken up with
financial news and incisive comment on
general conditions, chiefly in the W_t and
Middle West. On the front page of the
paper the question is asked, "Is it worth
the West's while having a financial
paper?" The response of thousands of
subscribers and advertisers seems to have
been in the affirmative.
The New York Evening Post is advocating a campaign for the encouragement
of flower growing in cities. The Week
wrote on this subject several years ago
and made special reference to the importance and value of cultivating window
flower-boxes. • In England the Kyrle Society makes a feature of this with the
most satisfactory results. Why v should
not such a Society be formed in Victoria ?
We have many flower lovers here, as is
evidenced not only by the beautiful gardens in the city but by the successful
flower shows which are held every season.
The humanizing influence of flowers cannot be* over-estimated; it is not merely a
matter'of picturesqueness and beauty but'
of character-culture as well as floriculture.
Will not some of the flower lovers who are
not already engaged in a philanthropic
enterprise take up this hobby?
So many lose half the joy and comfort of the Summer season through not having comfortable
and attractive furniture and furnishings. There are so many comfort-giving things that are stylish
and attractive in appearance and .easily priced that no one need be without one. The big majority
of our Summer goods are articles that it will be economy to buy. A visit to this store will disclose
many items that will add to your comfort and pleasure this season and also make your city home, your
Summer cottage or your Summer camp very attractive in appearance. We invite you to come in and
inspect the showing of our Summer and cool suggestions suited to the season. These Summer goods
that we show are priced at substantial savings. Come Monday and get *u- (-u ««—■«+ «* "-
Summer season.
the  full  benefit  of  the
First and foremost in the list is the magnificent display of these delightful Summer
' chairs. Nothing more comfortable or more
attractive than these designs in Reed and
Linen Fibre Chairs. We offer an excellent
variety of pleasing styles on our Fourth Floor.
Direct importations enable us to quote right
prices.   See  what  we  offer  in   Chairs   and
. Rockers from $4.00 up.
The Hammock is the most-sought corner of
the Summer camp. It is better to have more
than one, so come and get another if you
already have one of these. We have many
; very attractive Hammock styles, with prices
showing a great latitude. Come in and choose
from this big stock. Prices start as low as $1.75.
Folding Camp Furniture, if it is strongly
built, is desirable. It takes up but little room
in the camp and is easily packed, because it is
light and compact. We show the Gold Medal
Camp Furniture and have a goodly supply of
Stools, Chairs, Be-d^, Baths, etc. Come in and
see the very best Camp Furniture made anywhere.
Keep the flies out of the home and a big
portion of your Summer worry will disappear.
Get some of our Spring Doors and Window
Screens and keep these Summer pests out of
the house.
Window Screens, adjustable, from 25c
Screen Doors from $1.35
Cut ns je/wi'- ;v
Floor Coverings are desirable, even if not
absolutely necessary. The cost is little, so
why not secure some. We have some dainty
patterns in China ancl Japan Mattings priced
at 25c per yard.
Yukatori Squares are the popular Summer
Floor Coverings for the Summer cottage.
Come in and see our assortment.
The- Lightning Freezers make light work
of ice cream making; turn easy; freeze
quickly; are economical in ice and make the
most delicious ice cream. Make your own ice
cream ancl be sure of the quality. Good, pure
ice cream is a food and a healthy food. Come
in ancl get one c' these Lightning Freezers at
all sizes.   Prices start at $1.75.
[This Is the Right Place
to Buy Your Summer
This Is the Right Place
to Buy Your Summer
Furniture Bf :
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Innes, Vancouver, are guests at Chemainus, B.C.
*   *
Mr. and Mrs. Rolston have left for
Cowichan Bay to attend the regatta.
* *   *
Miss Bagshawe has returned from
a short visit to Cowicha.i
* *   *
Mr.  Ralph Jeffrey,  from  Crofton,
is making a short visit in Victoria.
* *   *
Mrs. F. S. Wilmer, 90 McClure St.,
has returned from an extended visil
to the Old Country.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gray and
family have returned from a short
visit to Shawnigan Lake.
* *   *
Mrs. Carson, from Shawnigan Lake,
spent a few days in town dvring the
Miss Flora McKelvie, from Vancouver, is the guest of Mrs. Bone,
Rockland Avenue.
* *   *
Miss Mainguay, of Chemainus, was
in town for a few days during the
* *   *
. Mr. R. M. Reid, of Cranbrook, B.C.,
is spending his summer vacation in
* *   *
Mrs. C. P. Allan spent the weekend at Cowichan Lake, and was a
guest at the Lakeside Hotel.
Mrs. A. D. Macdonald, Head Street,
was hostess during the week of a
small tea, given in honour of the
christening of her little daughter.
Among the guests were: Senator and
Mrs. Macdonald, Mr, and Mrs. Gavin
Hamilton Burns, Misses Burns and
the Messrs. Burns, Mrs. Henry Croft,
Miss Mason, Misses Dunsmuir, Mrs.
R. R. Jones, Mrs. and Miss Foster.
Mrs. Scott and Miss Scott, Mrs. Kirk,
and others.
*   *   *
Mrs, Charles has returned from a
*   * [visit to New Westminster, where she
Mr. and Mrs. Longhurst, from Van- has been staying with her daughter,
couver, were guests recently at the | j^rs. C. C. Worsfold.
Empress Hotel.
Mrs. G. A. Henderson, who has
been making an extended visit with
friends here, has returned to he*
home in Vernon, B. C
Mr, and Mrs. Fred Barrow, Kamloops, are staying with friends in the
*   *   *
Mr, and Mrs. Harvey, from Car-
pella, Man., are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. A. S. Barton, Esquimalt Road.
Mrs. Harry Briggs is the guest of
.fiends in Vancouver.
*   *   *
Mrs. Kinloch was hostess last
Tuesday afternoon of a charming
luncheon, given in honour of her
friend, Mrs. Beemer, who has just arrived from England. Those present
were: Mrs. Archer Martin, Mrs. Basil
Combe, Mrs. H. Combe. Mrs. Langton, Mrs. Ambery, Mrs. Harry
Pooley and Mrs. Phillips.
Mr. Fred Loenholm, who has been
attending Harvard University, Mass.,
is spending his vacation in the city
with his relatives.
V»   *   *
Lieut.-Col. A. W. Currie and officers of the Sth Regiment Canadian
Garrison Artillery were at home to
their friends last Saturday afternoon,
at their camp at' Macaulay Point.
Among the guests present were: Mr. j
and Mrs. Lugrin and the Misses Lu-|
grin, Mrs. Rochfort, Miss Rochfort,
Mrs. Blackwood, Misses Blackwood,
Mrs. Ridgway Wilson, Miss Wilson,
Miss Troup, Mrs. Dallas Helmcken,
Miss Joan Walker, Col. Peters and
Mrs. Peters, Miss Peters, Mr. and
Mrs. Beaumont Boggs, Mr, H. Boggs,
Miss Mary Boggs, Mr. Payne and
The Misses McMicking have left
on a visit of some weeks to friends in
Mrs. Wm. Robertson, Vancouver,
is staying with friends here.
* *   *
A wedding which was solemnized
recently at Lytton, B  C, was that of
Miss Nellie Bell, of that city, and Mr. i
H. G. Painter, of Victoria.   On the return   from   tlieir   honeymoon," the'
young couple will take up their residence in this city.
* *   *
Mr. W. R. Knowles, of Vernon, and
Dr. D. W. Sutherland, of Kelowna,
have been spending a few days in Victoria.
*-*   *
Among the Victorians who have
gone over to Vancouver to attend the
Club Ball are: Miss Muriel Dunsmuir,
Miss Kathleen Dunsmuir, Miss Norah
Combe, the Misses Finlayson, and
Mr. D. Trewartha James.
* *   *
Mrs. Todd and Miss Todd, who
have been spending a few days at the
Shawnigan Lake Hotel, have returned
to Victoria.
* *   *
Mrs.  Heisterman  was  hotess  last
Tuesday afternoon, of a very charming "at home." The house was most
artistically decorated with quantities
of flowers and a large number of
guests were present.
* *   *
Major and Mrs. J. A. Lee, New
Westminster, have been spending the
last two weeks as the guests of
friends in the city.
* *   *
During the current week the following guests have been staying at
the Koksilah Hotel where good fishing was indulged in, one basket of
twenty-five trout from the Koksilah
River being specially worthy of comment: Mr, R. O. Crewt Read, England; Mr G. Nairn, H. M. S, Shearwater; Messrs. L. Horth and W.
Flanigan, of Sidney; Mrs. J. P.
Fowler; Messrs. J. Menzie, Dudleigh,
P. Anderson, M. A. Wylde and F. H.
Hewlings. all from Victoria. "
*   *   *
A fence of this kind only 16 to 23c. per running foot. Shipped in rolls. Anyone can put
It on the posts without special tools. We were the originators of this fence. Have sold
hundreds of miles for enclosing parks, lawns, gardens, cemeteries, churches, station grounds,
etc., etc. Supplied in any lengths desired, and painted either white or green. Also "Page
Finn Fences and Gates. Netting, Baskets, Mats. Fence Tools, etc., etc Ask for our 1911
the most complete fence catalog ever published.
Vietoria and Vancouver, RO.
Will Be Held Under Distinguished Patronage at
Valuable Prizes Now on View at Challoner & Mitchell's
Government Street
First Race Starts at 2 P. M.
Tickets on Sale at Challoner & Mitchell's
NOTICE Is hereby g_ven that the reserve existing over certain lands in
Range 5, Coast District, notice of which
bearing date of July 13th, 1908, and
December 17th, 1908, were published in
the British Columbia Gazette in the
issues of July ICth, 1908 and December
17th, 1908, respectively, is cancelled in
so far as the same relates to lands surveyed as the east half and north-west
quarter section 8, west half section 8
and north-east quarter section 9, section
14, north half and south-east quarter
section IB, north half and south-west
quarter section 10 and section 17, fractional north half section 18, sections 19,
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36, all ln township
18, Range 5, Coast District.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., June 16th, 1911.
June 24 sept 21
District of Coast, Range 1
TAKE notice that I, Ernest Austen
Hall, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation
Auto Dealer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted immediately adjoining Thomas
S. Annandale's southeast corner and
Thomas E. Butters' northeast corner
thence south 80 chains; thence east 20
chains; thence north 80 chains; thence
west 20 chains to point of commencement, containing 160 aeres, more or less.
Dated 17th day of May, 1911.
Charles  B.  Stark, Agent,    i
June 24 aug 19 j
Steamer "DON'
Capt. J. L. Bottril
Carrying Passengers and Light Package Freight
LEAVES Oak Bay Boat Club House at io a.m. Monday]
Wednesdays and Fridays.
RETURNING LEAVES Mayne Island at 8 a.m., Tuesday]
Thursdays and Saturdays.
Passengers have the option of landing at Sidney.
Sundays Steamer runs to the Gorge every hour, commencir
at i p.m.
For Rates and Other Information apply to
No Need to Qo
from Place to Placl
For    your    Groceries,  Provisions, Fresh Meats, Confectionery
Beverages.   If it is good to eat and good to drink, we have it
—well, you know, you might go farther and fare worse.
Is  well   stocked  with  an  immense variety  of appetizing edibll
Everything fresh, everything right up-to-the-minute.    Grand vail
in every line.
Is doing an excellent family trade.    V, ' - a specialty of g<|
old Pork and Sherry.   All the leading brands, _ T inue-J
Ales, Beers, Porters, Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, Tobaccos,* Ue,]
etc., priced properly for purchasers.
H. O. Kirkham & Co., Lt<
Grocery Store
Tels. 178,179.
Butcher Shop
Tel. 2678
Liquor Store
Tel. 2677
"Mount Edwards"
Coutts-way and Vancouver Street
In favorite residential district within one minute of Fort Strcj
car and eight minutes' walk of Post Office and Theatre.
Heated throughout with Hot Water; Electric Light, Hot and C<J
Water and all Up-to-date Conveniences
Suites may now be rented at moderate rates.
Domestic help for all tenants can be obtained on the premises |
economic terms.
For full particulars apply
The "Moderi
French Dry Cleanii
Office and Finishing Rooms
1310 Government St.,     Opp The "Gra
Phone 1887
Call us up in regard to prices or an
information desired.
Four car tickets given free with each o|
of One Dollar or more brought to _s\
Men's Suits Cleaned and Pressed E
■ little summer frocks defy the
, bizarre  fashions' to   disfigure
They  are  perennially,  come
[or go style, things of grace and
[.iess, and this season with the
ji of figured patterns and great
ly of colour they are even more
l-iting   than   ever.   The oddest
lim slippers or mules seen yet
Tmade of tiger paws with the
Jremoved.   One of the new lin-
Ijmushroom turbans is trimmed
Ivfoite batiste roses and foliage.
if the French novelties is a little
[:■ case containing a folding cane.
ane is affected by women who
|*i extreme fashions readily and
llso tsed for practical purposes
Iking excursions.   A dainty hat
fiakes part of a trousseau is of
ness of the silhouette   is   increased
rather than otherwise.
Yokes and stocks are being made of
plain unlined chiffon to give an appearance of an uncovered throat and
neck. Plain net also continues to be
used, but the chiffon if newer is less
practical. The tops of the collars are
as simple as possible. Triple directoire revers are seen on many of the
jaunty little jackets which are blossoming for summer, and in the three
revers as many colours are often employed. When the coat matches the
gown the rever next it usually
matches the waist in colour, and if a
vivid colour is used black is often
employed to separate the colours. In
the changeable taffetas which are
being made 'into tailormades as well
material for tailormades—a soft pin
striped poplin-—which promises a
great popularity. One sees a good
many black costumes at smart afternoon affairs, but in the majority of
cases they are enlivened by such
vivid colours as emerald green, cerise, coral or "some other of the striking tones. Some of the big revers
on smart coats of tailormades are
faced with handsome Oriental embroidery, and the , deep turn-back
cutts are of the same kind. Deep
plaitings on the fronts of lingerie
waists are often edged with a colour
that repeats a note in the costume.
These plaitings at the top are often
wide enough* to reach clear to the
arm if they are pulled straight. Rows
of little frills again finish the hems
of dressy gowns; but the frills are
scanty and their soft materials make
them far from bouffant. They add
little to the flow of the hem of the
A mob cap worn by a young girl
was wonderfully becoming and picturesque. The manner in which it
fitted over the forehead and tucked
itself in about the nape of the neck
was delicious. The material was very
coarse black net with a circle of tiny
pink moss rosebuds about the crown.
The foundation of this cap was wire,
which could be seen through the two
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Iraw with a forget-me-not
lid very pale rose pink facing,
lhe loveliest opalescent scarfs
le layers of mousseline one
other—black, pale blue and
|mr respectively. A new col-
which one finds on smart
des from the other side is
lid navy blue. Panniers are
J some of the handsomest af-
land evening gowns, but they
[from being even suggestive
louffant hip draperies of the
liter days. The new panniers
lauze or some satin that is so
I supple that it adds no appar-
land they are draped perfectly
Ith the result that the slender-
as into little coats and trimmings
generally such combinations as royal
blue and emerald green, green and
black, and orange and blue and a
host of other colours are found
blended. In natty costumes of these
changeable silks there is often only
a collar of velvet in one of the colours with buttons covered with the
same shade. Regiments of buttons
are found on the new suits. Pongees,
satins, foulards and any other of the
modish materials that take the tailor
man's fancy are being made into coat
and skirt suits. But the coats of
such suits are the most capricious affairs imaginable with little idea of
practical usefulness.   There is a new
layers of net just enough to show the
shape of the head beneath. This idea
is one' of the new features, and when
the head is so arranged it is as
though there was nothing but a film
about the hair, for, of course, the
coiffure is quite visible. Such a style
is dainty and fascinating when worn
by a pretty young girl, but should
any one past the early twenties attempt the cap there would be trouble.
Somehow or other the queer little
caps and big hats seem to go well
with the gowns this year. Lines fit
in admirably, and one would think
that the milliner and dressmaker had
held long, long consultations on the
subject     before     the   modes    were
Fashionable Summer Gowns
There is a quiet dignity and refinement, indicative of good taste,
as well as ol excellence in execution, about our gowns, and yet
they are most moderately priced.
We are now showing some delightful dresses in thin materials
for summer wear, including the fashionable Marquiesette; also the
soft, silk finished fabrics in muslin, mull and net. Needless to say,
each gown is an exclusive production and can only be viewed at
our store, and which has no duplicate.
We are making some HUGE REDUCTIONS now on all our
summer gowns, the reductions ranging from 25 PER CENT. OFF to
Our system is being maintained by our clearing our goods before
the season is over for the wearer. And just now there is a real
opportunity of securing a gown for any occasion at less than end
of season's prices.
We have just received a charming selection of Silk Kimonos,
varied in color and design. Prices $7.25 to $25.00. These, too, are
exclusively of our own designing and are among the loveliest creations in negligee apparel.
Finch & Finch     7 J 7-7 J 9 Yates Street
launched. One might think the same
of the dyer, too, for the crudeness of
colours and the juxtaposition of any
tones all play a prominent part in the
cast, and one would be stranded
without the other.
The gowns shown in the above
cuts are taken from designs now being displayed at Messrs. Finch ft
Finch's Ladies' Outfitting Rooms on
Yates street. 14
Lais' tot $1000.00 Yotinjj Contest
One Grand Prize of $300.00 in Gold
Twelve District Prizes Amounting to $700.00
MAHOGANY CABINET OF SILVER, comprising 96 pieces, secured from and now on exhibition at Challoner & Mitchell's  150 00
BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND RING, to be selected by Winner from Challoner & Mitchell  125 00
HANDSOME BEDROOM SUITE, secured from and now on exhibition at Weiler Bros .'.'.  JOO 00
HANDSOME DINING-ROOM SET OF FURNITURE, secured from Weiler Bros, and now on exhibition  75 00
LADIES' GOLD WATCH AND CHAIN, to be selected by Winner, from Redfern & Sons   60 00
LADIES' GOLD WATCH AND CHAIN, to be selected by Winner from Redfern & Sons ..,*,....'.  50 00
A BEAUTIFUL MOTOR BAG AND MANICURE SET, now on exhibition at Redfern & Sons     40 00
QUEEN ANNE TEA SET, of French quadruple plate, comprising three pieces, now on exhibition at Redfern & Sons  30 00
BEAUTIFUL FRENCH GOLD FILLED MESH BAG, now on exhibition at Redfern & Sons  •  25 00
NO. 3A FOLDING POCKET KODAK, now on exhibition at C. H. Smith & Company    20 00
LADIES' BEAUTIFUL SUIT CASE, secured from F. Norris & Sons     15 00
LADIES' UMBRELLA OR PARASOL, to be selected by the Winner from Redfern & Sons   10 0.0
Votes are issued on coupons printed in "The Week." Cut out the
coupon and fill in the Contestant's name you wish to vote for and send
to the Contest Manager of "The Week." Votes are also issued on prepaid subscriptions to "The Week." (See vote and subscription schedule). Candidates turning in the greatest number of votes, whether
coupon votes, subscription votes or both, will be awarded the prizes
according to their standing in their respective districts. No papers will
be sold in bulk. No votes issued on the amount of money turned in.
Votes issued on coupons and prepaid subscriptions only. Subscriptions
must be filled out on proper subscription blanks with the subscriber's
name, address and length of subscription and remittance covering same,
as evidence of "bona fides." Votes once cast are not transferable. Votes
are polled as soon as they reach the Contest Manager. After August
19th no personal cheques will be accepted in payment of subscriptions
for the purpose of securing votes. Post Office and Express money orders
will be accepted the same as cash.
To the lady receiving the largest number of votes in the entire contest will be awarded the grand prize of $300.00 in gold. After the grand
prize winner has been eliminated from the race, the leader of each
District will be awarded one of the twelve District prizes. The District
prize winner having the largest number of votes will.be awarded the
first District prize. The leader of the next highest District will be
awarded the second District prize, and so on down until the twelve
District prizes have been awarded. The candidate having the next
highest number of votes to the grand prize winner in the same District
will be awarded the District prize, thus one of the twelve Districts will
receive two prizes, the grand prize and a District prize. In case of a tie
between two or more prize winners, a prize of equal value will be
awarded to each.
Any lady, married or single, of good repute residing in British
The Week reserves the right to omit any name it considers not
No employee of The Week nor the relative of any member will be
allowed to enter the contest.
District 1—All territory known as Oak Bay and Mount Tolmie, East of
City Limits.
District 2—All territory known as Esquimalt, South of Old Esquimalt
Road and West of City Limits, South side of Esquimalt Road
District 3—All territory known as Victoria West and North of old
Esquimalt Road, West of City Limits to Victoria Arm; North side
of Esquimalt Road inclusive.
District 4—All territory North of Foul Bay Avenue and Victoria Arm
West of Harriet Road and West'of Maple Wood Road, North side
of Tolmie Avenue, West side of. Maple Wood Road and West side
of Harriet Road inclusive.
District 5—Part of the City of Victoria, North of Bay Street, East of
Harriet Road, South of Tolmie Avenue and West of Cook Street,
North side of Bay street, East side of Harriet Road, South side of
Tolmie Avenue and West side of Cook street inclusive.
District 6—Part of the City of Victoria South of Yates Street, East of
Douglas Street, Beacon Hill Park and Cook street and West of Moss
street, South side of Yates, East side of Douglas and Cook streets
and West side of Moss street inclusive.
District 7—All territory known as James Bay, West of Douglas and
South of Belleville streets.
District 8—Part of the City of Victoria South of Bay street, North of
Yates street to Douglas, West of Douglas from Yates to Belleville
Street and West of Cook street to the Bay; South side of Bay, West
side of Cook, North side of Yates, West side of Douglas and both
sides of Belleville street inclusive.
District 9—Part of the City of Victoria, East of Moss street, South of,
Fort Street and West of City Limits; East side of Moss and South
side of Fort Streets inclusive.
District 10—Part of the City of Victoria, East of Cook Street, North of,
Yates from Cook to Fort and North of Fort Street to City Limits,
East side of Cook, North side of Fort and Yates (from Cook to Fort)
District 11—All towns, outside of the City of Victoria, on Vancouver
District 12—All towns and cities, outside of Vancouver Island, in British
The following number of votes will be allowed
on subscriptions to THE WEEK from June 17th
to August 26th, 1911:
1st        2nd        3rd       4th
period   period    period   period
End       End       End       End
JulylS Aug.S Aug. 19 Aug.26
450 400 350 300
1000 900 800 700
1650 I50O I35O 1200
24OO 2200 2000 l800
3250 3OOO 275O 25OO
The same number of votes will be allowed on
old and new subscriptions.
A subscription for a longer period than five
years a proportionate number of votes will be
1 year subs. .$1.00
2 years subs.. 2.00
3 years subs.. 3.00
4 years subs.. 4.00
5 years subs.. 5.00
SATURDAY, AUG. 26, 1911
AT 10 P.M.
Progress of candidates and special Contest
News will appear on Page 4 of The Week
during the Contest.   See front page of this
For any further information, Call on, Write
or Telephone
1208 Government Street,        Victoria, B.C.
Phone 1283
This Coupon Is Voin After July 22, 1911
Cut out this Coupon, fill in the name of the
lady you wish to vote for and send to the
Contest Manager of THE WEEK


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