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: Kingsford Smith & Co.
Stock and General
AUCTIONEERS
Commission and Real Estate Agents.
„ 860 Granville, Vancouver.
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Victoria Edition
The Week
A British Columbia Review,
Published at Victoria and Vancouver B. ©.
Vol. IV.   No. 44
THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1907
It   is   many   years   mv._
Dancing serious    minded    thinking
Dervishes. people first deprecated the
introduction of sensationalism and dramatic methods into religious
services. Such methods have been defended on the ground that they influence
people whose conscience cannot be aroused
by any other means. On the supposition
that the "end justifies the means," and
that every human life is worth a supreme
effort in order that it may be influenced
and directed aright he would be a bold
man who would undertake to denounce
sensationalism "in toto." Just as human
nature presents an endless variety, so it
must be appealed to from a thousand and
one standpoints. This no doubt accounts
for the multiplicity of sects which most
men deplore, and yet it is doubtful if they
do not furnish an outlet for varying religious emotions, and so tend to cement religious feeling. But while this is true, and
while it is the duty of the public press, a
duty more fully recognized and discharged
every year, to support every true religious
movement, and to seek to maintain all
those forces which make for the betterment
of social conditions, and the uplifting of
humanity, it is equally its duty to point
out the weakness and the folly of developments which, in the name of religion,
masquerade before the world and perhaps
unconsciously weaken thc influence of
forces which all right thinking men desire
strengthen. Apart from the fact that
the sacredness of religion imposes upon
all rational beings, reverence of manner
and devoutness, it is especially incumbent,
upon those who put themselves forward
as its apostles to manifest the spirit of
the founder of Christianity, and especially
to obey the Ten Commandments, even
if its omission from the Decalogue does
not bind tlieir consciences to the eleventh.
These considerations do not appear to
lave had any weight with the so-called
Evangelists, Crossley and Hunter, who
lave recently afflicted the city of Victoria
with a prolonged visit. Whatever else
may be said of their mission, and tlieir
work has been endorsed by practically the
whole of the non-Conformist Ministry of
the City, it is certain tliat they have left
lehind them a very unpleasant feeling, and
3ne whicli no amount of faithful labour
mi the part of the regular ministry will
•emove. These men, like most of their
Ik, are great believers in statistics and
it the end of their mission they carefully
abulated results. This was done in the
Metropolitan Methodist Church last Wed-
lesday evening. It ran thus: Item, 300
0 400 persons converted; Item, expenses
bf mission, $700 to $800. Item, one
testimonial subscribed to by the ministry.
Nothing was said about the other side of
he balance sheet whieh should have read:
[tern one, slander covering everyone who
liffered from the Evangelists. Rarely
lave public men so far violated the laws
if decency as Crossley and Hunter. Our
lorrespondent, "Lounger," in tlie current
ssue of Tlie Week, calls attention to three
nstances of the grossest uncharitableness.
3nc expects that a Minister of religion
ias at least read his Bible, and admits his
bligation to obey its precepts. Neither
f these men observe the injunction to
'bridle the tongue." On the other hand
'My indulged in the most extravagant
liraseology, n gardless of truth or decency.
iy what right do they compare Socialists
0 the Devil ? Tlie Week has as little use
rn- Socialists as anyone, and cannot rea-
onably be expected to possess as much
•liarity as an Evangelist, but would hesi-
atc a long while before condemning a
EDITORIAL
fellowman for holding extravagant views.
On this basis Hunter and Crossley have
consigned themselves to an eternity in the
Tropics. To dub all people bad who go
to the Theatre is as peurile as it is slanderous. It is an insult to the feeblest
intelligence in view of the fact that in
this enlightened age, even ministers of all
religious denominations occasionally attend. While Crossley and Hunter were
drawing this illiberal conclusion, one of
the oldest and most beloved Ministers in
the City of Victoria was seated in the
theatre with a party of friends thoroughly
enjoying the "Alaskan." Few men would
care to judge between Crossley ancl Hun-
AVeek is that they unsettle regular church
work, alienate thinking men and women,
aud suggest pruriency to youthful minds
in a manner which is all the more insidious
because unexpected.
Reduced
Bents.
Tlie AVeek wishes to call
the attention of property
owners and real estate
agents to the fact that during flic last year rents have been raised to
an abnormal figure in A7ictoria. In some
cases they were a little below a fair rate
before the movement took place, but, in
tlie excitement of the real estate boom,
advantage was taken to push them to an
Mr. G. H. Barnard of Victoria, President of the Provincial Conservative Association.
ter, and the gentleman in question in the
matter of theatre-going; and the only
way in which the former can logically
condemn him is by posing as Pharisees
themselves. If they accept that deduction
no one will object. AVhether they do or
not, the role will be assigned to them by
all who are familiar with the facts. Much
might be said of their remarks on the
subject of dancing. Tlie Week knows
fathers of families whose daughters are to
be seen at social functions in Victoria
which include dances, who would have
been glad to tar and feather thc men who
had the effrontery to make suggestions on
a public platform, and in the presence of
young people, which would never have
occurred to any pure-minded man. One
shudders to think what the character of
these men must have been before they
were converted when after evangelistic
work extending over twenty-five years,
their thoughts can still harbour such nasti-
ness. They are the first men The Week
lias ever met with who view dancing as
a sensual orgic. The idea is so monstrous
that it is difficult to believe in tlie sanity
of those who could propound it. The" AVeek
would seriously suggest to the Non-Conformist Ministers of Victoria that they sit
down ancl carefully consider both sides of
this question, and then ask themselves
whether they are serving tlie cause of true
religion by endorsing the work of such
illiberal and uncharitable exponents as
Crosslev and Hunter.   The opinion of The
unreasonable figure. The result of numerous enquiries justifies The AVeek in stating
that the average increase has been not less
than fifty per cent, and probably this
figure about kept pace with the increase in
the price of real estate. Newcomers have
been greatly inconvenienced in consequence
of prohibitive rents, and where they would
have been glad to take a small house at
$20, or even $25, a demand of $40 has
forced them into rooms to their discomfort and disadvantage. The meridian is
passed. Wages and values of every kind
nre falling; tlie heyday of prosperity has
been succeeded by what will no doubt
prove to be a period of steady, but restricted business. Real estate values have
fallen very considerably, nearly all advertised properties arc being offered twenty-
five per cent, lower than three months ago,
and cash can secure purchasers at the
rates prevailing before tlie boom. "The
Western Investor," an undoubted financial
authority, declares that the real estate
business in Vancouver is dead. As far as
Victoria is concerned, all speculative buying lias ceased. Many of the amateur
agents have retired from the field, and
while those who understand the business
are able to dn a moderate trade, there are
no longer any fireworks. If property
owners and their agents are wise, there will
be a speedy reduction in rents. It is an
anomaly that these should remain at a
high figure, while all oilier values are falling.    The influx of residents from  the
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WILLIAMS & JANION
AUCTIONEERS
COMMISSION AND
REAL ESTATE ACENTS
51 FORT ST. VICTORIA, B. C.
WiujiajLgJuuuJUULa sjuuuutfe
One Dollar Per Annum
Prairies is checked. It will not be resumed until rents are readjusted upon a
reasonable basis. Sometime ago when The
AVeek criticised the real estate agents for
trying to sell instead of to rent houses,
they resented it, ancl declared that there
were no houses to rent in the city. They
soon managed, however, to hang out
shingles with the notice, ' Houses to rent,
furnished and unfurnished." Today
there are plenty of houses to rent, even
judging from the newspaper advertisements, which is in itself an evidence that
rents are too high. It would be good
policy to remedy this without delay.
The wise man is tolerant,
Attar of and   readily   concedes   the
Roses. proposition that there may
be legitimate differences of
opinion on all subjects. Nine men out
of ten believe that the garbage being collected and burnt at the east end of the
James Bay Mud Flats is a stinking and
intolerable nuisance. The tenth man is
the Mayor who mistakes the odour for
"attar of roses." The representations of
thc press extending over six months, the
protests of the residents, and the petition
of the worshippers of the Reformed
Episcopal Church have beeu alike unavailing. Even with the completion of the
Empress Hotel in sight and the early
advent of a session of the local Legislature,
the Chief Magistrate is unmoved, aud with
perfect equanimity watches the pestiferous
incense curling heavenward. Even if
there were no element of danger, which
there undoubtedly is, it is a disgrace that
the residents in any civilized community
should be compelled to submit to a condition which is worse than any in Chinatown. In this connection The AVeek is
entirely at a loss to understand the supine-
uess of the City Council. The By-laws
are fully adequate to deal with the situation, but they are not enforced. Under
all the known conditions their enforcement could hardly be expected from tho
Mayor, but why the members of the Council should be willing to acquiesce in a
policy of "laisser faire" iu spite of the
repeated and continued protests of the
citizens, is a problem not easy to solve.
It is certain that no other city in Canada
has ever tolerated such a nuisance. There
is no reason, and no excuse for its continuance, unless it be that the Council
wishes to drive visitors away.
The proposal to relieve Mr.
A Good ,1 nines L. Raymur of the
Suggestion.       duties of Auditor and allow
him to devote all his time
to the much more important office of
Water Commissioner, has met with universal approval. Than Mr. Raymur, the
City does not possess a more capable or
painstaking official. His experience and
ability eminently fit hiin for the position
which is so onerous that it demands the
undivided attention of the best man available. Tliere are not a few who are firmly convinced that if Mr. Raymur had been
allowed a free hand years ago, A7ictoria
would have had a satisfactory water system. It is one of those departments
which demands expert knowledge, and
Mr. Raymur has become expert through
experience. When he is confirmed in the
ullice, as lie will no doubt be, a step will
have been, taken towards management of
.Municipal affairs by commission. Tliere
is no doubt that the principle will be extended in the near future, and that some
element of permanence will bo secured in
lieu of management by caprice. THE WKKK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1907.
Street
Corner
it* Jupiter1 Pluvius has at* last come'
tb'"'lTis'bwm', aiid now reign's'supreme.
His influence should be benign for he
was badly wanted and has been long
prayed for. He should first fill Elk
Unit, ''not f'orfe(_ttibg*,G<!.ldStrta_h.' This
should have the effect of giving us
water to drink, .water to cook with,,
and water to wa'srj'with; to say nothing1 b_"rej.l_iciiig tlie steam plant', by'
aid'bf Which Victoria'lia^'maintained
an'"intermittent 'cat1 service "fof the
last month1 or' six weeks. -I* know
a irntniiwhoilhasliv^d in Victoria two:
ycar.-jj ?tiiid.*,\yjio ___styet,,to, drink,,, his;
lir?f,,,gla^s,* * of , ,wat«jr, .1, know. tbe,
irrcy^rent; reader ;will ?M|oj\e tefkes -jt
straight/''  to ■ which-  my    answer  is
rIjvO 1 .1 i! 'li*! i:'i i r: ll I'      ! u i.
"Yes,, Chris Morley's soda ..water,   for
he drink's nothing else, and the soda
water bfll fbr. mr'lam|ii.' fu'AV t.b"six
dollars _1"lll.'l,t ^da11 #6t know
wliMliir'biy :M4ttd i's' the^SW-y 'triAii
who is afraid'of'Elk Lake-i^ter,'tout
if I were   not   unwilling   to unduly
alarm:.'the1 residents   I i! could I aduce
seypral   good   and   sufficient   reasons
why  its  use   should Tie  confined   to
flushiilg flit'' streets and'drajnS:!
Expert i Adairis' • report' '.'hangs fire,
and, th? period;in which-our mathematical Mayor calculated that it
wolild befeceivetlTias-'beeri (ilij_licated.
if '-rildt •tripiWeated.1. Trtlty, i.the I'pewplt
ofl-Victoria aria lorjg-suffiei*ii)g lilt more
senses itban* one;   .,?'*      ,. .M; ..!..
I'-dare:sdy' my* editQlvwill ideal suit-*
ably .wit(v'.the,...vagaries,! of the .s.tar
actcjrs .ati:jthe Metrop,ob|;aiil.ippcra
HpHfejj.P.andora,,,Street. r'Of,ail the
illjWal, *, narrow-minded, pharasaical
bigots who have afflicted Victoria, in
-Ij IJVI   ' I I'    * * '  J , "    * * * .* 'I !   * *'* '*!      *J* **M ' ,*
my,opinion the two Macs;" Otherwise,' Hunter and' .Crossley, easily take
thfe'rniiffiiy ' Hbiv ah'y-.feelfl-Vespefcti'rig
Christian !'cohitbiiiiity1''cam: tolerate
silelr charlatans, passes: my comprehension: rli these men. are ;,iieally
converted^ themselves,, and ,it migljt be
uijfchXHtable,..and possibly libelous to
dout^t it, they, must have been a,pretty
bad ;l9]t, in tneiri sala-^ days. The ope,
even now, admits that he. capriot tell
the difference' between, the Devil'aiid
a Socialist';"tlir?,'.other say's''in effect,
that .'life' 'Cannfot c'b'rtie' into" physical
coritytt'With' a' ybiiti^giri at a-'dafici'
wrt*Mt>ut*',ii*avittg. impbre: thoughts. The
oweisMac::improves* bniithei;:Bjbljcal
diyiiioni ofipcpplpi into,itwp classes;
the .sbqep .)'_.- !the,,go3tsl;,. he;, says
there aifc.pnly tvyp classes, of,..people,
in the, yvprjl.cl—thq good and the .bafl.
The bad go to theatres, the good stay
away?., I have1 neither .time nor patience to fbllbw these travelling sliOw-
mCn'aiiy fuftlifer.'i jffili3 'wTftle 'Hii\-_
tude'a'nd'spirit, in sp'itibf'their pro-
tesintlbns, "is ant'agdhistitl ^to1' the
teachings oflHimiwho spakeias; never
man-spake.'' I have the: utmost re-
spect: ;fof | consistent Christians and, I
have the highest opinion ;of the cliar-
acter of the Christian Ministry of
Victoria, but my ,coiif]deiice;in their
intelligence has been greatly ghaken
by tlieir support'of men who bring
thS' -Christen ministry into ccMempt",
and Who!'furnish so many tensions
for "tht: enemy to I blasphfem-i." ':
Stimulated by the: agitation started
in the .Lounger* column: iri The.!Week,;
and, by ithe: prospect of Hotel advertisements,,, the Colonist and* Times
ha,y,e;ta)<c;n up the.suhject of thf burn*?
ing garbage on Janres gay flats- They
are* welcome .to the. suggestion.. I-
only'hope "they will not weary in
well-aping, but will stick to, their guns
as!'!6b'g as;I have. rbegan to com-
pNtfri'lttrig before the Empress Hotel,
orthe iiext Session of Parliament had
anything to do with the case. What
sui-prisc? me most: is the.indifference
of,;th.e,*:Gityi*.Council, and the disin
gen,uons; manner .in which thc Mayor
pretpndf, that h? is..doing his' best
tOiabate the nuisance. Such a con-
tentiorijis ridiculous. I imagine that
if I were tp dunip! night-soil on Government Street f *hdti1d:pretty quickly be1 hauled up'before the Police Magistrate ahd milde to pay a substan-
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Victoria BrarilchrRi FV TAYLOR,
Manager.
tial fine. I hbve jii'st as'nilicli' riglit
to do. that as'ariy one'has : t'o* dump
garbage'on JaiiieS': Bay'Flats.11 Why'
is the latter wibkedrat'?■"!. is* .idle to
say that it cannotube stripped! /Itiiis
like-, many otjl^r ^ujs.jncijs,! that* aij$
being perpe^ujatejc}l(jn .(i^,, city,, ,whep
someone proposes! to .enforce .the.law,
which is quite adequate for, their, re-
, njpyialj,,,somebody else winks, arid
nothing more is done. It seems to
me that the members of the Reformed
"Episcopal Church are the most self-
• denying'band of Christians the world
has Ever: known, tlieir sufferings must
halve been beyond description. Why
they; Jmve not long ago have obtained
ai). injuij-ption, is a puzzle to me.
. The Colonist with its usual modesty
hasj suppressed a news item of considerable interest. Quite recently the
Victoria; Transfer Company received
permission from the Lord Chamberlain to "use the Royal Coat of Arms
"lip'oh the panels of their hacks, and
several of them have already been
decorated in this manner. The concession is a great honour to Victoria,
and should be a source of profit to the
Transfer Company. It is well known
that livery stable proprietors are not
,(all<?jwfed; .to use the Royal Arms without   this   special   permission.    It   is
■ said that in the present instance per*-
missiori was   sought   and IP-given   iri
' coriseqtience of Prince Arthur of Connaught'having patronized (,the Com-
• paiiy'When in the city last^.ear.
"" I* 'hrive been asked by a respected
cor'respbndent to caj(i;at;t.£n$ipn ,tp;.^l\e.
fact:that: garbage is still being dumped
, [along the shore on Dallas Road to thc
great annoyance of pedestrians. I
suppose it wouldiibpi graining, at a
en^t, and swftljfrtying; a:.pa'mel .to say;
much.'about^this!,-!^ longj as thf.garT,
bage heap at James Bajy.is considered
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' innocuous. ',    , ■
There is considerable speculation in
the' City* as"fb':'wli,atl'!Ald'e.flrian Fell
rertl'lyi:siw iri'thbse" retiring rboriis
under the gfand stand. Local1 pub-
lishers are said to have''made a handsome offer for the- alderman's rem-
iniACSnc.es, bnt'-soJar<h«: has refused
tq, be (irawn,;wjii<.h! i& after all a .pity
since it leaves more to the imagiilr
ation.
I understand that Ald,erman Hen-,
defsoil has about decided to run for
1 the Mayoralty. Ii his promptness
and success in! dealing1 with the Government Street: impasse is any criterion of his avfcrage 'ability, I-*shOuld
say he:would be apopular candidate.'
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Mrs.. E. Verralj* and,: Miss Molli,e
Verralof Saskatoon .will arrive this
week • in Vancouver to spend some
time. .*..*.     •■■.?•!''
A prominent citizen of Red Deer,
Alberta, in the'persoii of Mr. George
Beattie, proprietor of: 'the Alberta
Hotel, was shot accidentally last week
while trying to shoot some cats which
had infested Ills cellar. He was'welt
known and respected? having lived
there 17 years. He went west with
the Wolseley Expedition in the 7o's:
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J    Miss Mary Gray left Edmonton this
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a Mr. W. S. Saunders of Calgary, is
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.*' -_ Mr.. Sam, Ei,lga,te,„o£.i B^lnjoiit Park,
,*!,,Montreal, will spend' the" winter "in
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Aspent a few days in Edmonton recently. .,;t .*-[ ,o £HT Y-S I
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7 Mr. J. W. McLagan has returned
Ato  Strathcona  from a  visit  to   Sas-
,;>»k^W,n*rtr) izsaS; .$faq,w ari-J ni aiodtt
V Mr.   Hector   WKfftl-tff. di UGaJgauy?
;)has arrived in  Ottawa to spend the
,\ winter months.
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V Mrs. sifton, wife 01 the Chief Jus-
•!)tice, is a guest of Hon. Mrs. Bulyea
^at Government House, Edmonton.
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■0   Mr.   and   Mrs.   W.   J.   Gordon   of
/(.Greenwood   arrive   in   Calgary   this
vweek^-whare they intend-to* resider-in-.
yfuture.
A *   *   *
A    Mr. Bryce Fleck is on his way to
,l°Mm ^m y#OTJefcvtefi.& tei
■1 spent a pleasant holiday.
0 is iaoil -ahwf *..(f*J fffi ir.70 >,;ai{T ,1
A    Mr.   JjDhn ,..Hern,    M,Pv,Piuqher
1 Cree^HC™; 'Mdi!MMy>M.
"P.,  Calgary, are at present in  Leth-
■& bridge.
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bia-to''*discuss -a Te^survey bfthe- reserves  in  the west with  representatives of the. Dominion Government... .
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. Mrs. Robert Cartwiright, wife* of
Col. Cartwrigjht who lift Ottawa'Jast
month for his home iji Summerland,
B.(j_., follows this ■Week with her
daughter Marion. She .has been,given
Seyeral farewell teas (before leaving
aticLspent last week with Sir Richard
and Tady Cartwright.
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Hon. W. T. Finlay, minister of
a'gricultuh. for" Alberta^ has'*" rettirn&d
with his family from a European tour
to Medicine Hat. ..While abroad Mr.
Finlay visited his "native town, Li.s-
(burni, Nlrelati 1, and Was:struck with
the! griekt improvement-of the county1'since he *W;is theri-last;
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Mrs. Thomas Smith of Armstrong,
ctnff Renfrew for two months. She
went as a bride to British Columbia
two years ago and her many Friend's
are pleas.ed to s.ee h.e_r... .again. Mr.
•StettH'-ia-'i ^VoVAifienV'-'liiinS-s^ian of
ifl-.7Hl?; fti (tt:oDi^oxy mail
Rev. Mr. Antle of British Columbia is, ,the guest .of. Bishop^aivd M|s.
■%r. [%'[9?fiSiffi9 'ift^'fetf ty-'df
' North   Winnipeg   leave   shortly   for
I ■') Vancouver where they will take up
At-^arfifti^cffis llsw an tori an nan!
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.       Mr.  R.  W.  Trotter,  Calgary,  and
IV Mr. H. W. Duncan of the same city
)are registered at the Alberta, in Ed-
snUMitow!?'   •'••■>'•'.. '• tthli'm iinadIA oi
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Mr. George Robertson, Vegreville,
I *)who has spent the summer with his
Lsfamily at the Coast, intends taking
I lup residence in Strathcona, Alberta
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■i) The death took place last week at
I a the residence pf her son in Leduc of
] ? Mi's. 'Cbarjes?*, Mortimer. She )was
r^burted in Strathcona; \
I       Mr. R. L. Drury, accompanied Hon.
I   William Templeman to  Ottawa last
I $ week from Vancouver and is regis-
IrStered at the Russell. r'1   I ; ?
I *   *   * 1 1 ', 1   1'. '.
Mr. W. R. Oitt of Niagara Falls is
r/'at pr.esejit^yi^itingv.Ci^asJ Qities^ fl[e
'■^S'^looking  for   a" suitable   piace 'to
make his future home.
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.Mrs. A* Smalesand, Mrs. C,. Smales
bf' TWe'lfth' Sfreef; "Edmonton,' le^ve
this 'week  to' Spe'nd*!'the' wiflrtr 'in'
Vancouver.. :..*   io     ■■■• >■■ •■<■■   	
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, Mr;. James M.cKerman, . postmaster
;'iind 'gbVernmeii't  felegraph  agent  at
■Athabasta1 'Lhiidiiig, "has 7aWi\fBdluiri
Edmoiiton-'.h:':*.  *i i ' ? ■  0	
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Mr. 0, Paquette .of Duluth was in
'Vancouver tliis]'\V6'ek' lbokihg; for. a,
suitabl'e' 'Site; oil1 Avhidi' to''' locate '£ind'
■residfe1.'11"1' '•" I-'""1*1 ■■■'■   ' '"'.'. "■"'
ijnibi 1  '. <   1      ■•■*■ *   *' '    ■'" '
Mr. J. C-. Rattray of Ban'fT.is ?pgnd-
i'in^i'softie -tinlid  ill Edmonton.   .He
says there' is iiui-tfe ".^1 'de'pth of snoW at
the health resort.   * ,!i''   ''''' '    ''
Mr.  and Mrs.   Hugh  Fleming and
. Miss Winnifred Gormully of Ottawa
arrive   in   Vancouver   this t week   to
visit friends.   '?? 1. j [ ;  j ( ; .. j U
1 *1 ?*l !*'. I I I .   Ill
Mr. William Galliher, M.P., of Nel-
SM,iBj;Ci, Knd?Mrt. Galliher have ar-
fiyeq ljllptfav^a''^or the session aiid
are residing at  log Vittoria  St.
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Mr.'Ciiisiiolm" Fraser, manager of
the Bank of Montreal in Rossland,
B.C., and ,Mrs. F'ra-ser nre expected
in * Ott'pWa. U'hifc1 'vv'Sekl M kisii \ 'Hon.
R.i wi fjcoMftw Miss1 {mymil. \
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Mr. Robert Jardine of New Wes{-
| minster   ha&ittailn M&fected   by   tl-je
I Liberals as a candidate, for the coming, elections to the House of Com-
| mons.
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_y$lto;Be*i;nlf m ;i a 1 lynuargb lttmberman
J from Grand Falls. New Brunswick,
connected withtl^* Pallison Lumber
Company of Gomen, B.C.,
ea
IT1.
was killed
ing
ll!i\\\    ;''*l **-'<-*»v-'l 1   ' '
Mrs.   George    Mothersill    has   re-
UvrWfJfiltMl,fi^wjlir,friOimiVya'nfcouv*ir
rahd Victoria, having spent almost |a
year  at  the. Coa$t,  \dsiting  her scjn
Jin Winnipeg^KoTwnere Miss Mothet-
| sil 1 will stay till Christmas.
,0 X\ nhohiV .fja^slsY 8,s0
A  big  gathering  of  Indian   chiefs,
IjyjJL.be   held* in   Vancouver*in   De
lcembcr from all over British Colum
bia is ,the guest .ot. tiishop.and Mrs.
MM!!.® ifl'-OtHWH fflrWSk. Jir.
Antle is a worl^fi^iflQtijg the people
on the Pacific Coast. His workjis
similar to that which Dr. Grenfell
does on the Labrador and Atlaniic
Qoa?ts< ^..-,, .»., .x ,jf, :x t*s. ,.••*.  •-.      !
Little Miss Stella Traub will strive in Leduc, Alberta, this week (to
fe ^^IVfh^r^ister ^he,Jki^, teavell^d
all' the way from Stockholm, Sweden,
^1Rii*?,li.aiJf!.if»'tl^'?gh Mty nine ye_TS
of age, she was transferred from ve^s-
fSb'btaiiftraiiiiibyi.thisi'eliKaiirs in charge,
each looking after her needs on die
long journey of nearly seven thousand
miles. The officials will deliver Her
.diEME -liiS. WMhiieiiihiiil^t lie-
due, a few miles from the ranih,
which she and her husband own.   On
S«%f'&ilP'^nedia
.naitlo *)il*f 11!
Mrs. Fosberry of Laurier, B.C., and
her daughter who are visiting bid
.fripndsfiin. (p^awa,r,*wher^ ±h«y for-
mlrfy resided, were'glven1 a large and
(deligHt'Wl'te'(i]itJ6'l'eri!_ib_eHhem to meet
their numerous friends in the Capital,
this week Mrs. John F. Orde was the
hostess and tea was served in the library, which is richly furnished in
crimson and green, the decorations
being chrysanthemums artistically arranged*"■• Over; a hundred guests w;ere
presernt to, weloomej them, baclr and
hear j?l owiiigl a.ccou'pts( of J thi gijeat
western country.
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,;;$llQdveri^meni Street Victoria, B. C.
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For Skagway and Ketchikan, Alaika,
sailing at Prince Rupert, PortSEs-
sington and Port Simpson—Princess
May, May 19, 29, lp.m. A
For Northern B. C. Ports—S.S. Arhur,
2nd and ICth of every month, 8 Vm.
Calls at Skidegate first trip, of
month and Bella Coola second trip
of month.
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^ F6r^Va»col»v*r--S6.8? Pfliteeli* Victoria,
1 o'clock a. m„ dally. _>
For Seattle—S.S. Princess Beatrice,
8:30 a.  m., dally, except Monday.
For West Coast, Vancouver Island—
S.S. Tees, 11 p. m„ lst, 7th, 14fl_ of
each month, for Clayoquot and lfos-
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arid way ports.
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Farm Lands
Write for "Home List" and
infoi'mation? '
R.   S.   DAY
and
BEAUMONT BOGGS
Realty Brokers.
620 POST STBEET VICTOBIA.
THOMAS CaTTEBALL
Builder   and   aenaral   Contractor.
Tenilers glvei oil UrleK, Sto'rt'-r in
Fruino, Alterations, Parquetry Klooriru
1 nlke, Bunk, Store Anil Suluon Fitting)
Pile Driving, Whuryen and Pock* Shed;
constructed and repaired!
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ALBERNI
WATCH THE C. (P. R.
MAKE
ALBERNI GROW.
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THE
LAST
IS
THE
BEST
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GET IN BEFORE THE
RAILWAY,
Everybody will be in
Afterwards.
Subdivision of Lot 45
FRONTING ON THE ANDERSON TOWNSITE AT NEW ALBERNI AND NOW CONTROLLED BY THE 0. P. R.
The New Terminus on the
Pacific Ocean of the Great
Canadian Pacific Railroad.
ALBERNI is nearer the Orient by twelve hours than any competing
ocean port.
ALBERNI—The 0. P. R. rival to the 6. T. P.'s Prince Rupert.
Property in Alberni
Will Never Be So Cheap
as To-Day.
These Lots are 46 feet by 125 feet (with 20-ft. lanes), nearly twice
the size of the lots in the Anderson Townsite.
There are no lots in the Anderson Townsite for sale at less than $500
so far as we know, and these are 33-ft. lots.
The price of these lots runs from $100 to $200 per lot; 25 per cent.
cash, balance spread over a year without interest.   These lots
are now on sale at the office of
ALBERNI—One of the finest harbors in the world.   Easy entrance
from the ocean in all weathers and at all tides.
ALBERNI is in the centre of one of the richest valleys in British
Oolumbia.
The Canadian Pacific Railway made Vancouver although they owned
only a few thousand acres. They own all the water front at
Alberni and it is the centre of 1,500,000 acres of their land.
25 MILES FROM THE FINEST STEAM COAL ON THE PACIFIC.
Tou can buy real estate by mail from us just as well as if yon came
to the office.
The C. P. R. will be running into Alberni within a year.   The line
is now under construction.
HERBERT CUTHBERT & CO'Y
General Agents, 616 Fort Street, Victoria.
From the Interior.
All the interior curling clubs are
re-organizing for the season. That
of Revelstoke has been preparing for
some weeks. They have suggested
that an Association be formed including Ashcroft, Vernon, Kamloops,
Armstrong, Enderby, Trout Lake,
Arrowhead, Golden ancl Revelstoke.
Although the most easterly of these
points, namely, Golden, is identified
with the Alberta Branch of the Royal
Caledonian Curling Club there is
every reason to believe that the
amalgamation will be carried through
successfully. In that event bonspeils
will be held alternatively at the different towns, those teams winning a
majority of the events being awarded
handsome trophies, many of which
already have been donated.
It may be of interest to Victorians
to know that they have residing in
tlieir midst at least three of the most
expert curlers of the interior of British Columbia. They all hail from
Golden where, for years, they were
engaged respectively in the lumber
and hotel business. During their residence in that town they acquired proficiency in thc old Scottish pastime
and are so enamored of it that it is
likely they will form a rink of their
own in order to compete in some of
the winter's bonspeils. I refer to F.
W. Jones, Mike Carlin and J. G. Ul-
loch. Thc former has purchased a
handsome residence on Rockland
avenue; Mr. Carlin also has acquired
property in the Capital City, and,
while Mr. Ulloch's headquarters,
properly speaking, are in Vancouver,
the fascination of Victoria's climate
and the comradeship of his former
townsmen induces him to spend much
of his time in that city. Their rink
will be a formidable one, but Gol-
denites look forward to their visit
and intend showing them, if possible,
that the climate of the Coast is enervating and that they cannot hope to
compete successfully with the mountaineers while lolling in the lap of
effete  civilization.
A peculiarly sad accident occurred
at Palliser on Tuesday last when
Jos. Bemia, an employee of the mill
at that place, was killed. He was
"swamping" when an immense tree
fell. He tried to evade it, but
stumbled over a stump. The falling
log struck his face with a crash,
breaking off short from the force of
thc blow. The end remained on the
body of the unfortunate man. Bernia
was instantly killed.
The Columbia Lumber company's
Mill at Golden, the largest concern
of its kind in the interior, closed
down for the winter last Saturday.
This is a new plant, lately installed
by an American syndicate and costing in the neighbourhood of $1,000,000.
It has a capacity of 160,000 feet of
lumber a day. Next year it is the
intention of thc management to.operate the plant to its fullest extent.
There are plenty of logs already available and gangs of men will be employed cutting on different timber
limits throughout the winter so as
to augment, as much as possible, next
season's resources. There is work
for three or four thousand men in
and around the mill when it is in
full blast.
Capt. Elliston, of Victoria, aide to
Col. Holmes, D.O.C., passed through
the interior some days ago inspecting the Rifle Associations in the various districts. He found the corps
well    organized   almost   everywhere
and the members most enthusiastic.
The captain was particularly impressed with the appearance of prosperity at Fernie. He predicts that
the town is destined to become one
of the centres of the interior. He
is of the opinion that the completion
of the Kootenay Central railway will
stimulate activity at Fernie, throughout the upper Columbia valley, and
all contiguous points.
The Jap in Canada.
We could have wished that the
mission of Mr. Lemiux to Tokyo to
discuss with the Government of the
Mikado the question of Japanese im-
migratiorl into Canada had been postponed for at least some months, so
as not to appear to justify the brutal
and factitious agitation of which Vancouver has lately been the scene. The
question is, of course, likely to prove
of considerable gravity one of these
days, but for the moment it is not
at all serious. Tliere is no political
question before the public today which
has been the subject of more sweeping misrepresentation than that of
thc influx of Japanese into British
Columbia. It has, for example, been
represented as a result of the Anglo-
Japanese Alliance, and Canada has
been pictured as once more sacrificed
on the altar of Imperial exigency.
The immigration, moreover, has been
portrayed as a veritable inundation
of yellow men threatening the whole
racial character of the Canadian population. Finally thc riots at Vancouver have been made to appear as
though they were a spontaneous outbreak of righteous wrath against an
intolerable evil. All this is the purest
invention. The only Imperial treaty
whicli allows to Japanese free ingress
to the British Empire was negotiated
in 1894, eight years before the Anglo-
Japanese Alliance was thought of,
and to that treaty Canada was not
made a party. It was only last year
tht the Dominion, being anxious to
participate in the advantages of the
Japanese trade, proposed to the Imperial Government that the Commercial Treaty of 1894 should be made
applicable to her, and for that purpose a special treaty was negotiated
with Japan. Although that treaty removed all restrictions on Japanese
immigration it did not evoke a word
of protest. It was ratified by the Dominion Parliament after a searching
debate, and not one syllable of doubt
or criticism was heard from the British Columbian representatives or
their constituents. Hence it is clear
that only twelve months ago Vancouver was quite unconscious of the
dangers of Japanese immigration. Nor
is this a matter of inference only. It
is indisputable that the immigration
has not been on a very formidable
scale during the past year, and it has
been proved beyond doubt that the
agitation against it which assumed so
disgraceful a form a few weeks ago
was not of local origin, but was organized by immigrant agitators from
San Francisco and subsidized by Yankee Labour Unions. In these circumstances we regret thc Canadian mission to Tokyo. If there had been any
prescient statesmanship in Ottawa the
questions which Mr. Lemieux has now
been instructed to discuss would have
been thought of and provided for last
year. To attempt to deal with them
now is to place a premium on riot and
disorder.—Reprinted from the London
Graphic.
politics she will have to act with more
restraint or tliere will be trouble.
Irresponsibility in a nation is the advance messenger of war.
When a man carries around a lot
of money with him either it is somebody else's or it is going to be.
Well," exclaimed a wife to her
husband who exposed a black eye tc
view and complained of further damage, "that's what you get by ridins
a  bicycle!"
"Pardon me, my dear," he replied
"this is what I get from not being
able to ride one!"
BEDDING
PLANTS
Cheap Piices.   Get our price list.
Johnston's Seed Store
City Market
VICTORIA
Now  that  thc  United  States  has
been drawn into the vortex of world
The days are getting Cold.
THE
WILSON BAR
Is Warm and Comfortable. .
VISIT IT.
648 Yates St., Victoria B. C. THE WEEK, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30,1907
Some of the Problems Which Confront
Nation Builders.
(Specially written for The Week)
By LALLY BERNARD
From the point of view of a member of one of a nation of workers, it
is regrettable that the term "Labour
Party" should be applied to one section of this vast working community.
It is yet more regrettable that this
pne section of enormous aggregation
J:of workers, should in a measure be
associated with what is usually called
"Socialism." To propagate the creeds
which one finds in the ever-centralized
portions of the old world, and to fling
them into the cauldron of public life
in this young country, where the
areas of undeveloped, arable lands
are vast and population scanty,
savours of something closely approaching comedy. One knows full
well that human nature is so constituted that it is easily attracted by
high sounding phrases and alluring
prospects of wresting from the successful worker those good things
which by his own pluck and energy
he has obtained. Social evolution is
just as inevitable a process as the
natural evolution which lies at the
root of all progress in the inanimate
world.
British Columbia is a Province of
a great Dominion which is troubled
at the present moment with those
"growing pains" incidental to a rapid
expansion which threatens the health
of the state. But British Columbia,
is in reality suffering from more than
the ills associated with that period
when growth is a species of malady,
as well as a blessing. The groundwork of the Anglo-Saxon community
should be the cultivation of the soil.
The very richness of the other natural
resources of this Province, have resulted in her beginning her development at the wrong rung of the ladder.
If every tree which has been cut down
for the mills, had meant a space
cleared for cultivation of the rich
loam of the forest lands, the cry of
the moment had not been heard. That
enormous prairie province at her
gates has tempted this province to
overlook the needs of her own people,
and the proper development of the
community.
"In the last sixteen years enough
people have come into this Province to have insured a healthy and
permanent development," was the
substance of a statement by a Socialist speaker at the City Hall in
Victoria on Nov. 12th, but he left it
to be inferred, that this influx and
exodous was due to the presence of
the Oriental in our midst—that Oriental who is supposed to have
"crowded out" the white man. What
other causes may have been at the
root of this migration of a mass of
humanity? To begin with, the attraction of numbers in the huge Republic on the borders of our country, and the activity of railroad agents
who have lured millions of immigrants from Canadian to American
soil.
Regard the nature of the industries
which attracted people in the first instance. Mills may shut down, mines
are often closed, and the migratory
habits of those who listen to the "call
of the West" may bc reckoned as
important factors in this movement
of huge bodies of people. These industries named are inter-dependent
upon the transactions of the financial
dealings of many men, while the cultivation of the soil, means permanent
settlement and steady aggregation of
wealth, and it means more than this
—the education of the worker of the
soil is wider, it necessitates a certain amount of administrative as well
as manual power; it is the great lever
in promoting what is the only true
"Socialism" for the spurious article
which is destructive rather than creative, emenates from the ever-centralized portions of the universe. The
older provinces of Canada havc been
built little by little on the basis of
thc agricultural community, and British Columbia is suffering from thc
weakness of its basic structure.   Take
the fishing industry, always an unstable one, which does not attract
to its necessities the highest standard
of mankind. Nor yet, do those other
two great industries, lumbering and
mining, bring to a country, the very
best material for population. It is
only today, when the rest of the Dominion of Canada is embarking upon
her real industrial career when the
hum of the factory machine is heard
throughout the land, that British Columbians are staring the truth in the
face.
Half a century of vast industrial
enterprise, in the harvest field of immigration efforts, the British Isles,
has resulted in a dearth of men from
rural districts. You cannot get the
good old seed which fifty years ago,
represented the bulk of the migrants
from the British Isles, to develope
the soil of this Province. The competition of the vast British Empire
for agricultural labour is before you,
the facility of transport, scatters what
material there is to the four winds
of heaven.
Education of the masses has resulted in the love of the urban hive,
rather than the joy of individual existence on the land.
There is not a country in Europe
where the Government is not employing every inducement to its people
to return to the land. So great has
been the drain upon the rural supply
of labour, that in several European
States, jealous watch is kept upon all
Colonial immigration agents. The
continent of North America alone has
been sufficient to make that strain
severely felt.
Religious persecution in olden days
was one of the great levers in the
de-centralization of communities.
That great wave of democratic feeling which swept Europe after the
French Revolution and the declaration
of independence in the United States
has permeated to the very root of
all civilised countries. What was once
an incentive to migration has now
become a barrier.
To live in London is to learn that
the so-called Labour Party are pursuing a policy which will result in
a further hinderance to emigration.
The influence of Colonial Governments has brought about a sort of
bloodless social revolution in the
Motherland.
In vain a Colonial calls "Forward
to the land" for the cry of the two
great political parties in England today is "back to the land" and they
devote their energies to the question
of "small holdings." There has been
a revival of the most ardent national
aspirations, in the midst of all the
blaze of Imperialism. The Welshman, Scotchman, and the Irishman, is
more intensely patriotic, than in days
of old. It is not only the East that
is awakening, for the inhabitants of
the British Isles are awakening to
the possibilities of their own countries, to the treasures which lie before them in our own land, and even
thc leisure classes begin to murmur
to the Colonial who preaches emigration, "You are taking our best
from us." All the activity which we
find among emigration societies in
Great Britain, aims at using the Colonies for the purpose of de-centralization; they are not occupied with the
requirements of these great fields of
human activity; they are simply set
upon remedying the evils which exist
in the great over-crowded cities,
where the industrial populations have
been for half a century, moulded into men of one accomplishment which
leaves them helpless to turn their
hands to any other branch of labour.
If one of the great parties in England, were genuine Imperialists they
would devote their attention to the
scientific adjustment of this most important question of the settlement of
British Columbia by British people.
State-aided emigration, would be a
prominent   feature   of   their   policy;
they would recognize the cry of British Columbia for an "All-British
people" and aid her in the task of
developing, not only the untold riches
within her Province, but a race of
people who, in the moment of need
would give her that support which
can never be found in the overcrowded cities of the old land.
Scientific distribution of immigrants
among the great self-governing Colonies has never been rightly considered. There is a Guild of Science
lately formed in England, which embraces ' every well known scientific
light in the Empire, within its organization. These are the people to
guide and direct the efforts of "Empire makers." As it is today, the
effete the de-vitalized specimens who
are considered fit settlers for the
great Northwest of Canada, where
the largest capacity for resisting under rigorous climatic conditions, are
required, should be transplanted to
the milder portions of the Empire,
and only those who represent "no
one hard" of the human race should
be put forward to brave the rigors
of arctic winters.
Never can there be the continuity
of settlement in this Province which
is found in a land of plains. Each
province in Canada has its own particular problem in regard to settlement to work out. Those who have
the interests of this country at heart,
have a life-time of study before them.
The up-thinking method of transplanting of the human race, has resulted in a curious impasse. We pay
enormous sums to procure population
for this country but were ten times
the energy and money, expended upon the distribution of the people we
bring the value of that expenditure
would be doubled. The problem regarding Asiatic Labour in Canada, is
one which should engross the attention
of that much abused, but sometimes
most enlightening, body a "Royal
Commission" Canada as a whole, has
interests at stake in the question of
the hour—and that question has many
Asiatic agitation in the least developed Province of the Dominion has
successfully demonstrated to the
most unintelligent little Englander
that Imperial unity is not a sentiment, but a reality. The lever
pulled at Vancouver agitates the delicate wire of high diplomacy in Downing street. Was the force which
moved that lever found in our own, or
a hostile country? Did the prohibitive tax on the Chinese immigrant,
emanate from the saloons in a British Columbia town, or did the motive power come from Hawaii where
jealous planters felt the strain upon
their supply of Chinese Labour? Who
can say where this movement originated, and where its bearing upon Imperial matters may cease. The network of telegraphic cable wires, thc
endless channels of communication
which link the whole civilized world,
are but a prototype of the extraordinarily complicated mesh of inter-
dominion, inter-imperial and international, interests which Canada at
this stage of her growth is called
upon to face.
It is curious to see fears besetting
men of education and enlightenment
which are founded upon a tradition
which is more or less relegated to
the superstitions of the past. The
"yellow peril" whicli menaces those
nations which stand between Europe
and the Orient, strikes every thinking
mortal, but are they not minimized
by the fact that even as wc, as au
Occidental people, are awakened to
visions of what remains to be done
in our own countries, so the "awakening" of the East may mean that
these people will also find more than
a legitimate field for their activities
in their own nations? Who a hundred years ago, would have dreamed
of the reception which was accorded
the recent Chinese mission to England: Who a hundred years ago,
could have imagined thc picture of a
Japanese battleship, under the guidance and instruction of British officers? Which of our ancestors foresaw that England would make Japan
the pawn in the game between Russia
and herself? Surely, as we survey
t!i<' events of the last twenty and
thirty yars, wc may indulge in the
hope  that  the  destiny  of  this  great
Empire, is so clearly assured that
we need not harbour that ancient
nightmare of a "yellow invasion."
Our legislative machinery is sufficiently elastic and adaptable to prove a
weapon of defence, to adjust when it
necessary, protective measures to regulate immigration on its right basis.
Sixty years ago, the industrial workers of England, rose and wrecked the
machinery which they believed threatened their powers as bread-winners;
sixty years hence the class of men
who today abuse the idea of Chinese
labour being as necessary for the
wider development of this Province,
may be thc very ones who call out
for workers from the Orient, those
ants, whose labour produces the
mounds upon which the agriculturists can raise their produce? The
writer was present at a meeting at
the Colonial Institute in London last
summer, when the merits and demerits of the Australian Commonwealth was discussed by the foremost
men of that country. One speaker
asserted that this confederatior has
come just too late, another that it
had come just too soon, but all were
agreed that were the vote of the
people as a whole taken, without political prejudice being allowed to
sway the matter, that Confederation
would be unanimously sustained.
How would a free vote on the admission of Chinese really turn out?
The Japanese question is on a different basis—for the development of,
what may be termed, primative industry, is not dependent upon their presence in the country. As a nation,
their power is far in advance of the
Chinese, and when China reaches the
height of Japan, it will be time for
Canada to consider her position.
What this country needs, is labour
such as a primitive people can afford
to give, we need it to attract to this
Province those who have the requisite
capital to develope a land which presents overwhelming obstacles to the
penniless land-seeker. It is this class
of settler who will develop the country on the proper basis. It is the
worker of the soil who should receive
first consideration at the hands of
the Government, for they are the
citizens who put more capital into
the country than they can ever take
out. In legislating for the agricultural section of the community, you
legislate for the solid basis of the
Anglo-Saxon community. Once the
balance of power leaves the soil, and
a nation becomes merely an industrial hive of smoking chimneys, and
whirring machinery, conditions reign
which upset economic theories. You
find it in England today, where we
are told that trade returns have never
been more favourable, and yet the
condition of the great mass of the
people is deplorable. Vainly may
Socialists rave against the constitution of society; they have fostered
and do foster the very conditions
which they deplore. To demand for
the worker the full product of his
labour, and yet concentrate that energy and power which makes a nation,
into one narrow channel is to evolve
an abnormal condition of affairs,
which results in all the evils of over-
centralization. If there is one sound
spot in the community where the
"frenzied finance" of the present day
is powerless to work wreck and ruin
it is in the home of the farmer. Thc
Government recognizes his economic
value in the importance which it attaches to its Departments of Agriculture, but our failure to recognize the
way in which our departments of education strive to minimize the good
done by this branch of Government,
is, to say the least of it, curious. We
are training our boys and girls; we
arc directing their mental energies
towards other ends than those of
agriculture. Look at our school reading books. Here students are taught
to admire and emulate thc example
of men who have found an outlet
for their prowess in every other field
than  thai  of agriculture.
Our newspapers give up columns
to tiie discussion of problems which
affect that section of people in the
community who designate themselves
as tin* "Laboyr Party." Politics,
Amusements, Scandal and Finance,
occupy thc largest share of thc ncw-
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The Simple Life.
A week ago I found myself a passenger on the Princess Victoria en
route for Vancouver. 1 tried to secure a state-room, but by reason of
the presence of forty-five delegates
to the Consevative Convention, had
to content myself with an upper
berth. Under the circumstances, I
always experience a not unnatural
curiosity as to who my travelling
companion may be. On occasion I
have found it more convenient to
turn oat, and pass the night as best
I might in the Saloon, but on this
trip no such unpleasant experience
fell to my lot. On the other hand, I
made a valued acquaintance and
learned a delightful lesson.
My companion turned out to be
an old gentleman well on in the
seventies who was paying his first
visit to England since he left it fifty
yenrs ago, and be was still an unspoilt
child of nature, simple, kindly, transparent, loving. Not being accustomed to travel, the dear old gentleman could not sleep, and we spent
mud' of the night in exchanging mutual reminiscences. He left Peterboro fifty years ago and sailed from
Liverpool on a small schooner. After
a voyage of two months he landed in
Mexico, crossed the Isthmus of Panama and sailed up the Goast to San
Francisco.
A year amid the gold excitement of
California was sufficient, it brought
him plenty of experience, but nnt
much money. He travelled on to Victoria, and in 1858 settled on the
Saanich Peninsula. With the exception of two years in Cariboo he has
spent the whole of the last forty-
eight years in farming. The simplicity and sincerity with which he
narrated his experience as a rancher,
were deeply interesting and refreshing.
During that long period lie has seen
many neighbours come and go. Remittance men who never did a day's
work in their life until they came here,
have tried to make both ends meet on
a big farm with a small income.
After spending their money, and often mortgaging their remittance, they
have moved on.
Other men, with more money, but
no more knowledge, have spent their
fortunes in the vain attempt to learn
the oldest of all trades, husbandry.
"But," said the old man, "I have
nothing  to   complain   of  after  fifty
years of hard work, thank God I
have my health and strength, a good
farm of two hundred and eighty acres,
all under cultivation, and no mortgage
on it. I have a fine orchard, plenty
of pure spring water, cattle, sheep,
and horses, and a comfortable home.
When I came here I only had a few
hundred dollars."
And then the beautiful old face
put on a tenderer expression as hc
added:
"You know, I have reared a large
family too, and they are all nicely
settled, but last January in the cold
snap I lost my wife, and you see we
had lived together a great many years,
and it makes such a difference. They
are all very kind to me, but it is not
the same, and I can't rest. It's bad
enough in the day time moving about
and looking after things, but it's at
night sittin' by the fireside I miss
her most, then we used to talk over
everything, and now I am very
lonely."
The pathos and the pitifulness of
it all! what a picture the few artless words of the old man painted, the
epitome of a lifetime—youth, vigour,
ambition, travel, pioneer work, love,
marriage, family, material prosperity,
waning power, the shadow creeping
on, nightfall, darkness, loss—waiting.
And yet how could man better
spend his life? What is there missing from the rounded story of a full
existence? This man has discovered
the secret of a happy life, and it is
the simple life. He has lived next
the soil, and the coming and going
of the seasons, dependence upon the
operation of the laws of nature, the
joys of home life, the blessedness of
children, and the peace of the fireside
have developed and perpetuated the
finest qualities of humanity. At peace
with all men, without resentment for
any, not even for the fate which has
left him lonely, he looks upon his
life's work as completed, and only
awaits the end.
I was charmed with his last confession; it was made without the
slightest trace of self-consciousness;
said he, "there is one thing I wanted
to do, most of my relatives in the
Old Country are dead, but I have a
brother. He writes me sometimes,
and 1 write him. But though he has
never told me, I have a feeling that
he's not as well off as I am. I
have got plenty and to spare, and I
thought p'raps I can do him a little
good, and so I am going to see him.
P'raps I shan't feel so lonely either
after 1 have seen the old home and
talked to my brother." What a
beautiful impulse, surely a benediction on a blameless life.
Many other tilings the old man
.old me, and when 1 related them to
a lady whose acquaintance I had the
honour to make on the return journey, and I saw her lips quiver and
her eyes heavy with unshed tears, I
knew that the little story possessed
all the elements of greatness, and
that the simple life is not merely a
hackneyed phrase but has a meaning
and possesses a charm all its own,
for which the busy and burdened
world sighs, and sighs in vain.
Some of the Problems Which Confront Nation Builders.
t
(Continued from Page Five)
paper reader's attention. Who endeavours to instil into the minds of
the young in our schools the relation
whicli the tiller of the soil bears to
society and the state? What pap^r
points out to the public that the pillar upon which the State rests is the
real "working man" the man who develops the soil? The circumstances
which surround the man who receives
from the State his hundred and sixty
acres of land, and develops them for
the good of the State and the upkeep of his family, forbid that he becomes one of a "Union" whose leaders occupy the public platform and
who clamour for their rights as a
body. But they are there, silent and
plodding, like the forces of nature
which unconsciously mould men's
lives. Injure this core of the normal
foundation of the community, and the
blow will fall on every class within
the state. Legislate mainly for the
middle forces of the economic body,
the Trades and Labour Unions, the
Manufacturers, and the thousand and
one industries dependent upon the
stability of the groundwork of an
Anglo-Saxon community, and the
price will be paid for stupidity.
How far will the present "crash"
in what is called the Industrial
world result in turning the activities
of the men bereft of their usual employment towards the land? How
many of those who have worked in
mines and mills now closed, will turn
to the earth for sustenance, and learn
the lesson which it teaches? In a
province where agriculture is to be
steadily pursued for eleven months
of the year, surely men will realise
that a steady wage represents twice
the value of the high wage dependent
upon a thousand and one far-off influences for its continuance? Of what
use is our vaunted system of education if it misleads men as to what
is the basis of economic gravity in
this great and fertile province. No,
we are dazzled by "fictitious values"
the high wage, which is not a high
wage in view of its limited purchasing power and its uncertainty of continuance.
The earth is a hard task master,
but its reward is stability of existence,
independence of far-reaching influ-\
ences, and its capacity for moulding
at once the worker and the administrator. Let the public press of this
country devote its energies to bringing those who are already in this
Province to become workers on the
land, instead of seeking afar for
settlers, and they will hear less of
the weighty problem which engrosses
public attention to the detriment of
public welfare.
Sympathetic.
Mrs. Brindle—Now, Mary, I want
you to be careful. This is some very
old table linen—been in the family
for over two hundred years, and—"
Mary—Ah, sure, ma'am, you needn't
worry. I won't tell a soul, and it
looks as good as new anyway.
"I don't see your old blind father
begging at thc comer, as he used to
do."
"No; he has come into some money,
so he isn't blind any longer."
Cook—"Get along, children, I can't
do with you in here now. Go into
the sitting room."
Children—"Can't. Father's writing
his drama in there."
Cook—"Well, go upstairs into the
bedroom."
Children—"O, mother's rehearsing
her speech for the next woman's
meeting there."
Angler (to native)—"What do you
mean by telling me I could fish in
this stream? Now the policeman is
taking down my name and address."
Native—"Well, if you can't run, I
can't help that."
No Danger.
Arabella—I can only be a sister to
you Algy; but—er—I hope you won't
pine away and die.
Algy—Oh! no; I've got your sister,
in-law all picked out.
A Last Resort.
The parson's small boy had been
desperately trying to run away from
his new nurse. At last he spied a
park-guard.
"Mister, are you a policeman?"
The giant in brass buttons bent
lower,
"Why, yes, sonny, I be."
"Then please arrest this woman.
She won't stop follerin' me around."
—September  Lippincott's.
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feeling, and looks down on all who
are less fortunate in any way than
herself as so much dirt beneath her
feet; the girl who is always trying to
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"When you hear a girl boasting of
the attention she receives," said a
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conclude she receives little. The
wise girl keeps very quiet on this
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gift and compliment she receives, and
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Notes on
The Old Land.
By RAMBLER.
Angel Hotel, Helston, England,
July ist, 1907.
It is Sunday and 1 am not going to
Church, and as everything is closed
down tight here, this part of England being the stronghold of Methodism, you can therefore blame these
circumstances for being inflicted with
another letter. I received yours of
the 12th ult. yesterday. You are right
and I was wrong about the inconsistency*—the boot was on the other foot
—I am afraid that through thinking
so strongly on religious subjects as
I do, I allow my judgment sometimes
to be warped that I do not give my
opponents justice, but I also am of
opinion that I am fair-minded enough
to acknowledge an error. Of course
it is inconsistent for one (an agnostic) to take an oath and then expect his evidence to be looked upon
with great weight by reason of taking such oath when he acknowledges
that the taking of the oath has no
effect upon him. 1 should have seen
that, but at the same time is it not
inconsistent also upon the part of
the "Godly" to be willing to believe what one says under oath as
as regards one's religious belief, and
yet cast doubts upon that portion of
one's evidence referring to secular
matters for the reason that the oath
Jias no value with the witness. Does
it not look as if there was inconsistency  on  both  sides?
Strangely in the case in question the
Judge allowed the evidence on the
ground that the opposing party evidently had knowledge beforehand of
the witness' religious belief and
should have objected to the witness
being allowed to testify before he
was tendered the oath and in the
event of the witness stating that he
believed in the efficacy of an oath and
that if his statement in that respect
was doubted, it would be open to the
opposing counsel to prove by inde-
dendent witnesses that the proposed
deponent had not religious beliefs by
statements he had made to that effect.
On maturer thought I should not
have used the word "strangely" above
for the reason I think that it is the
only consistent course to pursue in
a case of the kind with the law as
it is. But you will agree with me in
considering tbe law as an atrocious
injustice, practically branding the like
of you and me as being unbelievable
as witnesses in a Court of Justice, because we have no opinions rather negative or positive upon the question
of a future life, of rewards and punishments. When you answer this,
tell me whether you agree with all the
above arguments.
Well, since I last wrote you we
have visited three more places, Bodmin, Lanliviry and Fowey, all interesting, especially the latter. It is
the quaintest and most old-fashioned
little town I was ever in. On the
coast at the mouth of the Fowey
river, dates back of King John's time,
and I do not believe has changed any
until a few years ago when tourists
realized its attractions. Picture to
yourself the main street in no place
wider than fifteen feet with side ones
running off about ten feet wide, the
former in some parts cut clean out
of the cliffs, the houses putting one
in mind of the pictures of the ancient
cliff dwellers' habitations in Arizona.
It overlooks a tiny harbour they used
to pull two enormous chains upon the
occasions that the Foweyites had to
turn tail to tlieir enemies, which to
tell the truth did not often happen;
they were not built that way. Before
Liverpool was, and even when Plymouth and Portsmouth were considered large shipping ports, they could
not hold a candle to Fowey. At the
time of the Armada the Foweyites
furnished forty-seven ships, two-thirds
as many as Portsmouth and Plymouth
combined supplied, one of these, the
Francis, commanded by one Rash-
leigh, performed miracles of valour.
For their services they were given
almost carte blanche as regards privateering, and they were evidently
rather unsophisticated enough( or too
ignorant of the meaning of the two
terms) not to realize the difference
between that and being pirates, for
they certainly wcre the latter, only
they did not prey upon their own
countrymen, but no matter whether
England was at war with France or
Holland, it made no difference to the
Foweyites, their depredations never
ceased, notwithstanding all the representations on the subject made to
their own by the respective foreign
Governments. To such an extent did
this attain that they became evidently
a national nuisance with the consequence that their privateering privileges were taken away. From that
date Fowey declined, if he could not
be a pirate tliere was no use for enterprise, was evidently the adage of
the Foweyite. In the meantime, however, the Rashleigh family had made
them stake, as we say out West,
just like the Campbell clan on the
borders. The history of the Rashleighs is that Fowey, the old "Ship
Inn" on the Main street, situate on
a "double corner" (double corners
wcre apparently looked upon as desirable  sites  for  residences  in  those
days just as they are in Vancouver
today, another instance of history repeating itself), was their private residence, but they long ago flitted out
of the town and built a great mansion some three miles distant. The
line tombs in Fowey churchyard are
nearly all Rashleigh, but how traits
of character will come out, the father
and mother of the present generation
are buried on thc top of a hill overlooking the ocean at the mouth of
the harbour into which tlieir ancestors brought many a rich Spanish or
French prize. Even when dead they
evidently wanted to sleep their long
sleep close to what might almost be
called their natural element. I was
particularly anxious to get a photo
of the old Inn, but could not on
account of the weather, the sun was
never out while we were there; in
fact it has been scarcely seen in all
England for the last two weeks, and
terribly cold.
How my wife and I envy your
country men and women in being able
to feel happy and comfortable when
we are nearly freezing. I should
imagine  they   will   not,  however,  be
able to stand the temperature of	
as well as we will.
I am gaining lots of knowledge
and experience my dear sir, about
your countrymen, i.e., if the Cornish
are a fair sample. For one thing
they are the most uncommunicable
and unenquiring lot of beggars I ever
met. They do not appear to be at
all inquisitive about other countries,
nor do they seem to care to give one
any information about their own.
They are very polite, will always
answer your questions, but it ends
there; so that obtaining information
from them is like drawing eye teeth,
and this part of England is so interesting, it has such an ancient his
tory. Consequently to one like myself who has such a capacity for receiving information, it is very disappointing to do with such people.
Why even the barber is not loquacious. He never opens his mouth, and
you know what they are on our side.
In the way of a digression, talking
of barbers, there is not a decent one
in thc whole of England; they are
simply barbarous in the way they
shave you, and would you believe it,
not even in the best places in London havc they a proper barber's
chair, nothing but a common ordinary old-fashioned armchair with a
rest on the back of it. Thank God you
are out of your misery in about five
minutes, which is the average length
of time consumed for a shave as
against fifteen tO twenty minutes
with us. One could not stand the
unnatural position longer. I noticed
in the "Standard" the other day the
Secretary of the Barbers' Union of
the United States was in Lodon looking over the field with the view of
invading England. He stated that
after visiting thc best shops in London he could quite understand why
Englishmen as a rule shaved themselves and did not patronize barbers'
shops, that there were only two places
in the whole city where one could recline with any degree of comfort, and
that it was something awful and
would never be tolerated on bis side
of the Atlantic the way in which a
victim was handled.
He also stated that if his report
was favourable, a company intended
to open up American modern barbers' shops all over England, and
that he was going back to advise
them to at once take possession of
the field. If thc English barber
would only have a decent shop and
proficient shaver, he,  I  should think, THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1907.
could charge twice as much. Twelve
cents is the most I have paid and
yesterday took the cake for cheapness. What do you think I paid for
a shave and hair-cut?—3d (6c)! But
it would have been dear for half the
money. If I had been a believer in
the efficacy of prayer, I would certainly have sent up my supplications
to be delivered from sudden death.
Now, let me see where I left off,
when I got on to the barber question. Oh I yes, the non-communicativeness and the reservedness of the
Englishman. Why, in a railway carriage each traveller might be a leper.
If one gets within two feet of one's
neighbour he looks agrieved, and as
for talking, that is out of the question,
the only exception being perhaps the
commercial man, and even he has
his own particular quarters in a
hotel so that you rub against him
very little. These particular quarters of his are looked upon as a "Holy
of Holies" as far as the ordinary
tourist or traveler is concerned, across
the portal of which one must not
go. Even the different parties of tourists do not appear to dine together, I
do not know how they manage it at
the country hotels, but they seem to
keep them separate. We walked out
yesterday to a quaint little fishing
village called Portleven, had lunch
there and got back in time for dinner.
It was a beautiful walk and I obtained a lot of information about
the fishing. There is a fine field for
Canadian Government Immigration
agents along this coast, i.e., as far as
B. C. is concerned. It appears the
steam trawlers have played havoc
with the ordinary fishermen who with
half a dozen others own their own
boat and nets. Good men with a
capital of $1,000 between them. Consequently they are being obliged to
quit and emigrate. Now these are
the class of men we want for our
B. C. fisheries in place of Japs.
Tomorrow we go to the Lizard and
after three or four days' round there,
proceed to Penzance.
I am glad to see the Trades Unions
are showing some signs of being
practical and turning their attention
to the righting of a state of affairs
that is one of the foulest blots on
our civilization, i.e., the payment of
female workers a living wage. It is
simply awful in this country. Not
one in a hundred of women employees
can live a decent life on her wages,
and though this is acknowledged, it
appears to create no surprise, and
no efforts are being made to right
such a fearful wrong. Of course I
do not allude so much to factory female operators as to shop girls and
the like. The former are looked after
by the Unions and Labour Organizations, while the latter are not. And
the worst of offenders as far as I
can learn in this respect amongst the
men who pose as philanthropists and
are active workers in the Church.
That man Whiteley who was shot, I
understand, was a glaring example.
COAST  LAND DISTBICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation, Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described lands: Situate on Cracroft
Island:
Commencing at a post planted at N.
E. corner, said post being 40 chains
west of the S. E. corner of T. L. 8366;
thence south 60 chains more or less to
T. L. 17276; thence west 120 chains
more or less to T. L. 8366; thence north
60 chains more or less to N. E. corner
of said T. L. 8366; thence east 120
chains more or less to point of commencement.
Dated October 17th, 1907.
Nov.  9 MICHAEL CRANE.
LAND BEGISTRT ACT.
In the matter of an application for a
Duplicate Certlflcate of Title to
Lot 5 of Lot 7 of Section 10, (Map
280), Esquimalt District, Victoria
City.
Notice is hereby given that It ls my
Intention at the expiration of one month
from the first publication hereof to issue
a Duplicate of the Certlflcate of Title
to said lot, issued to George A. Cold-
well on the 6th day of June, 1899, and
numbered  6296C.
Land Registry Oflice, Victoria, B.C.,
the 21st day of November, 1907.
S.   T.  WOOTTON,
Nov. 23 Registrar-General.
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NOTICE  TO  LOGGERS.
Bridge, North Arm, Fraser River.
Mies.
ALTERNATIVE sealed tenders, superscribed "Tender for Piles, Bridge,
North Arm, Fraser River," will be received by the Honourable the Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works,
Victoria, B. C, up to and including
Tuesday, the 31st of December, 1907,
for furnishing and delivering at the
bridge site on the North Arm of the
Fraser River, on the line of the Cemetery Road, fir and cedar piles.
About six hundred (600) will be required, varying in length from twenty
(20) to forty-five (45) feet. They must
be straight, sound, and not less than
ten (10 inches at the small end. No
butts will be accepted.
Further printed particulars can be obtained on application to the undersigned.
Tenderers must state the price per
lineal foot for piles delivered.
The successful tenderer will be furnished with a list giving the number
of piles required and the length of each.
Each tender must be accompanied by
an accepted bank cheque or certificate
of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable to the order of the
Honourable the Chief Commissioner, in
the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250), which shall be forfeited
if the party tendering decline or neglect
to enter Into contract when called upon
to do so, or fail to complete the work
contracted for. The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful ten-
tenderers will be returned to them upon  the  execution of the  contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless
made out on the form supplied, signed
with the actual signatures of the tenderers, and enclosed in the envelope furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Nov. 30 Public Works Engineer.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
Bridge, North Arm, Fraser River.
Sepp went to market and before
going home brought a few eggs. In
order to carry them safely hc put
them in a small bag containing his
pipe and tobacco. On his homeward
journey he had the misfortune to
slip down, and smash went the eggs.
"Heavens, what a mess!" he said,
surveying it. "Now I don't know
whether to smoke or eat it."
His Experience.
"Women," remarked the old bachelor, "have no continuity of purpose."
"That's where you go lame," rejoined the married man. "My wife
never fails to ask me for money every
week.
Too Rough.
A traveler in the dining-car of a
Georgia railroad had ordered fried
eggs   for   breakfast.
"Can't give yo' fried aigs, boss,"
the negro waiter informed him, "lessen' yo' wants to wait till wc stops."
"Why, how is that?"
"Well, de cook he says de road's
so rough dat ebery time he tries to
fry one dey scrambles."
Superstructure of Swing' Span.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Superstructure Metal for
Swing Bridge, North Arm, Fraser
River," will be received by the Hon.
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works, Victoria, B.C., up to and including Tuesday, the 31st of December,
1907, for manufacturing and delivering,
f. o. b., scow at Vancouver or New
Westminster, all the metal work required for the superstructure of a steel
swing span.
Drawings, specifications, condition of
contract and tender may be seen by
intending tenderers on and after Tuesday, the 26th of November, 1907, at
the oflice of the Public Works Engineer,
Lands and Works Department, and at
the office of the Provincial Timber In
spector, Court House, Vancouver, B.C.
Each tender must be accompanied by
an accepted bank cheque or certificate
of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable to the order of the
Honourable the Chief Commissioner in
the sum of two hundred and fifty ($250)
dollars, which shall be forfeited if the
party tendering decline or neglect to
enter into contract when called upon
to do so. The cheques or certificates
of deposit of successful tenderers will
be returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
The successful tenderer will be
called upon to furnish a bond, himself
and two securities, satisfactory to the
Honourable the Chief Commissioner, in
the sum of $1,000 each, or to furnish a
bond of a Guarantee Company satisfactory to the Honourable the Chief
Commissioner in the sum of $3,000 for
the due fulfilment of the work contracted  for.
Upon the execution of the contract
and a satisfactory bond being supplied,
signed with the actual signatures of the
tenderers and enclosed In the envelopes
furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Nov, 30 Public Works Engineer.
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of New Westminster.
T. L. No. '—Take notice that A. G.
McClarty of Mt. Pleasant, Timber
Cruiser, Intends to apply for a special
timber license over the following described lands:
S.W. Corner—Commencing at a post
standing on the west bank of Mill
Creek, Howe Sound, In a northerly direction, about 20 chains from the mouth
of Mill Creek and in the angle of Lot
1337; thence north 120 chains; thence
east 53 chains', thence south 120 chains;
thence west 63 chains.
Located Oct. 22nd, 1907.
Nov, 16 A. G. McCLARTY.
VICTORIA LAND DISTRICT.
District of Rupert.
TAKE NOTTCE that Horace Bunnell,
nf Vancouver, occupation. Tlmher
Cruiser, Intends to npply for . special
timber licence over the following described   lnnds:
Commencing at a post planted about
2S0 chains north of the southeast corner of lease number 222; thence east
one hundred nnd sixty Hf,ni chnins:
thence llOVtll forty (401 chains; thence
west one hundred and sixty chains;
thonce south forty (10) chnins to plnce
of commencement.
Staked   October  2Sth.   1907.
Nov. 30 HORACE BUNNELL.
COAST   LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 3.
TAKE NOTICE that Wm. H. Flett and
Albert B. Moses, of Seattle, Wash., Timber Dealers, intend to apply for a special
licence over the following described
lands:
No. 6—Commencing at a post planted
on the north shore of Hunter Island, on
Lama passage at the mouth of Fanny
Creek, at a post planted in the northwest corner and marked "Lake's N.W.
Cor.." running 80 chains south, 80 chains
north and 80 chains west to place of
beginning, and containing 6*10 acres,
more or less.
No. 7—Commencing at a post planted
on the east shore of Hunter Island on
Fitzhugh Sound, in an unnamed bay
about 2 1-2 miles south of Pointer Island
Lighthouse, marked "Lake's S.E. Cor.,"
running 40 chains west, 80 chains north,
40 chains west, 40 chains north, 80
ehains east more or less to shore, thence
120 chains south along shore to point
of commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
No. 8—Commencing at a post planted
on the east shore of Hunter Island on
Fitzhugh   Sound,   in   an   unnamed   bay
about  21-2    miles    south    of  Pointer
Island Lighthouse, marked "Lake's N.E.
Cor.,"  and   running  80  chains  west,   80
chains south, 80 chatns east, 80 chains
north to place of commencement, containing 640 aores more or less.
Located October 16, 1907.
WM. H. FLETT,
ALBERT   B.   MOSES,
Nov. 23 Per Harry A. Lake, Agent,
DISTRICT OF RUPERT, B. C.
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. A. Mc-
Eachran, lumberman, of Victoria, B.C.,
intende to apply for a special timber
license over the following described
lands:
No. 1—Commencing at a post planted
at the northwest corner of section 5,
township 25, situated in the vicinity
of the West Arm of Quatsino Sound,
about one mile distant in a northerly
direction from the northeast corner of
timber lease 196; thence east 80 chains,
south 80 chains, west 80 chains, north
80 chains to post of commencement.
No. 2—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of section 8,
township 25, about one mile distant in
a northerly direction from northeast corner of timber lease 196; thence east 80
chains; thence north 80 chains, west 80
chains, south 80 chains to post of commencement.
No. 3—Commencing at a post planted
at the northwest corner of section 4,
township 25, about one mlle distant ln
an easterly direction from claim No.
2; thence east 80 chains, south 80 chains,
west 80 chains, north 80 ehains to post
of commencement.
No> 4—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of section 9,
township 26, about one mile distant In
aneasterly direction from claim No. 2;
thence east 80 chains, north 80 chains,
west 80 chains, south 80 chains to post
of commencement.
No, 6.—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of section 16,
township 25, about one mile in a northerly direction from claim No. 4; thence
east 80 chains, north 80 chains, west
80 chains, south 80 chains to post of
commencement.
No. 6—Commencing at a post planted
at the southeast corner of section 17,
township 25, about one mlle in a northerly direction from claim No. 4; thence
north 80 chains, west 80 chains, south
80 chains, east 80 chains to post of
commencement.
No. 7—Commencing at a post planted
at the southeast corner of section 18,
township 25, about one mile westerly
from claim No. 6; thence north 80
chains; west 80-chains, south 80 chains,
east SO chains to post of commencement.
No. 8—Commencing at a post planted
at the southeast eorner of section 13,
township 32, about one mile westerly
from claim No. 7; thence north 80
chains: west SO chains; south 80 chains;
east 80 chains to post of commencement.
No. 9—-Commencing at a post planted
at the southeast corner of section 14,
township 32, about one mile westerly
from claim No. 8; thence north 80
chains, west 80 chains, south 80 chains,
east SO chains to post of commencement.
No. 10—Commencing at a post planted
at the southeast corner of section 16,
township .12, about one mile westerly
from claim No. 9; thence north 80
chains, west SO chains, south 80 chains,
east SO chains to post of commencement.
No. 11—Commencing at a post planted at the southeast corner of section
22. township 32, about one mile northerly from claim No. 10; thence north
SO chains, west SO chains, south 80
chains, cast SO chains to post of commencement.
Dated  October  22nd,   1907.
J.  A.  McEACHRAN,
Nov. 23        Per Geo. H. Jackson, Agent.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation, Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described lands: Situate on Cracroft
Island:
Commencing at a post planted at the
N. E. corner, being at the N. W. corner
of T. L. 17275; thence west 80 chains
to T. L. 8366; thence south 20 chains
more or less to S. E. corner of said
T. L. 8365; thence east 20 chains more
or less to N. E. corner of T. L. 11866;
thence south 40 chains more or less to
S. E. corner of said T. L. 11866; thence
west 40 chains; thence south 20 chains;
thonce east 80 chains more or less to
T. L. 17276; thence north 20 chains
more or less to N. W. corner of said
T. L. 17276; thence east 20 chains more
or less to S. W. corner of T. L. 17276;
thence north 80 chatns to point of
commencement.
Dated October 17th, 1907.
Nov.   9 MICHAEL  CRANE.
PARLIAMENT  BUILDINGS.
VICTORIA.
NOTICE is hereby given that the
drive-ways in front and rear of the
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, ARE
NOT PUBLIC THOROUGHFARES and
may be used only by those who have
business with the Departments or are
desirous of entering and viewing the
building,
Automobiles, tally-hos or other vehicles carrying sight-seers may pass
along the drive-way in front of the
building, but at a speed not exceeding
four miles an hour. Through traffic
of any kind or description along the
drive-way in the rear of the building is
strictly prohibited.
By order of the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., lst August, 1907.
Aug 10      	
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation, Timber
Cruiser, Intends to apply for a special
licence over the following described
lands:    Situate on Gilford Island:
Commencing at a post planted at the
S. E. corner, being at the S. W. corner
of T. L. 12626, thence north 80 chains;
thence west 40 chains; thence north to
shore at the S. W. corner of Indian
Reserve; thence following shore line in
a westerly, southerly and easterly direction  to  point  of  commencement.
Dated October 16th, 1907.
Nov.  9 MICHAEL CRANE.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described lands: Situate on Hanson
Island:
Commencing at a post planted at the
S. W. corner, being at the N. W. corner
of T. L. 8,861; thence east 160 chains;
thence north 20 chains more or less to
shore of Black Fish Sound; thence following the shore line in a westerly and
southerly direction to point of commencement.
Dated October Sth,  1907.
Nov.  9 MICHAEL CRANE.
DISTRICT OF RUPERT.
TAKE NOTICE that R. White, of Victoria, occupation Clerk, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at
south end of Village Island, near Sec.
13, Tp. 28, Rupert District; thence northwesterly about 20 chains and thence
easterly and southerly around said
Island to point of commencement, containing about 40 acres.
Dated Sept. 20th, 1907.
Oct. 12 ROLAND WHITE.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District  of  Coast,  Range  One.
TAKE NOTICE that F. S. Buck, of
Vancouver, B.C., Occupation Lumberman, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described lands, situated in the vicinity
of Simoon Sound:
Commencing at a post planted, on
Wlshart Peninsula on west side of'Simoon Sound, forty chains south of the
S. E. corner of T. L. 10,815; thence
north forty chains to the S. E. corner
of T. L. 10,816, thence west on hundred
and sixty chains; thence south forty
chains; thence east one hundred and
sixty chains to point of commencement.
Date Oct. 6th, 1907.
Nov. 2  F. S. BUCK.
COAST  LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range One.
TAKE  NOTICE  that  F.   S.  Buck,  of
Vancouver,   B.C.,   occupation   Lumberman, intends to apply for a special timber license over the following described,   ■
lands, situated on Broughton Island:     »*'
Commencing at a post planted at the
head of Hayle Bay at the N. E. corner
of T. L. 10,813; thence west about fifty
(50) chains to the east line of T. L.
11,116; thence north to the N. E. corner
of T.L. 11,116, about twenty chains;
thence west twenty (20) chains to head
of Bay; thence northerly and easterly
and southerly and westerly following
the  shore  to  point  of  commencement.
Date Oct. 6th, 1907.
Nov. 2 F. S. BUCK.
Advertise
your  SKEENA  DISTRICT  timber
and land notices in
"TheNorthCoast"
Printed   and   published   at   Port
Simpson, B.C.
Vancouver office, 536 Hastings St.
P. F. Godenrath & Co., owners.
B.C.
Timber Maps
of AH Districts
VANCOUVER MAP and BLUE-PRINT CO.
Suite 20-21 Crowe and Wilson
Chambers.
VANCOUVER, B. C.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Stuart River.
TAKE NOTICE that J. C. Carruthers,
of Nelson, B.C., occupation Traveller, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
East bank of Stuart River, and about
one and a half miles distant in a northwesterly direction from the Southwest
corner of the Indian Reserve on Stuart
River; thence east 80 chains; thence
south 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
thence north 80 chains to point of commencement and containing 640 acres,
more or less.
JOHN CLEMENT CARRUTHERS.
Oct. 12 Geo. Agu, Agent.
DISTRICT   OF  RUPERT.
TAKE NOTICE that J. H. Allan, of
Victoria, occupation Trader, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at
south end of small Islet in Forward
Inlet, Quatsino Sound; north of Lot 311;
thence northerly about 30 chains and
thence southerly around Islet to point
of commencement, containing about 40
acres.
Dated Sept. 19th, 1907.
Oct. 12 J. H. ALLAN.
NECHACO LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast.
TAKE NOTICE that Ralph Gibson,
of Victoria, B. C, occupation Chalnman,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
northeast corner of Rosabella Good-
wyn's purchase; thence east 80 chains;
thence north 80 chains; thence west 80
chains; thence south 80 chains to place
of   commencement   and   containing   640
Date July  19th,  1907.
Oct.  19. RALPH GIBSON.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation Timber'
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described lands: Situate on Hanson
Island:
Commencing at a post planted at the*
N. W. corner, being at the N.E. corner
of T. L. 12,667; thence south 80 chains;
thence east 80 chains; thence north 80*
chains; thence west 80 chains to point
of commencement.
Dated October 9th,  1907.
Nov. 9 MICHAEL CRANE.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, B.C., occupation, Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Situate on Quatse Bay, Coast
District:
Commencing at a post planted on the
north shore of Quatse Bay at the S. W.
corner of old T. L. 7712; thence north
30 chatns; thence east 60 chains; thence
south 20 chains more or less to shore
of Quatse Bay; thence westerly following shore of Quatse Bay to point of
commencement, containing 60 acres,
more or less.'
Dated October 2nd, 1907.
Nov.  9 MICHAEL  CRANE.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that John Manson, of
Cortes Island, occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Situate on Mist Island, Port Harvey
Bay:
Commencing at a post planted at the
S. W. corner of Mist Island; thence following the shore line of said Mist Island
tn a northerly, easterly, southerly and
westerly direction to point of commencement, being all of Mist Island,
and containing 40 acres more or less.
Dated  October  9th,   1907.
JOHN MANSON.
Nov. 9 By Michael Crane, Agent.
OMINECA LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 6.
TAKE NOTICE that Edgar McMicking, of Victoria, B.C., occupation, Physician, Intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted about
two miles distant and ln a westerly direction from the Stuart River and
about three miles south of Stuart Lake,
marked E. M.'s S. E. Corner; thence
north 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
thence south 80 chains; thence east 80
chains to point of commencement and
containing 640 acres more or less.
Dated   6th  November,   1907.
Nov.  9 EDGAR McMICKING.
COAST LAND DISTRICT.
District of Coast, Range 1.
TAKE NOTICE that Michael Crane,
of Port Harvey, occupation, Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber licence over the following described  lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
S. W. corner, being on the shore of
Thompson Sound, 40 chains south of
S. E. corner of T. L. 9300; thence north
40 chains; thence east 80 chains; thence
north 40 chains; thence east 80 chains;
thence south 20 chains more or less to
shore; thence ln a westerly direction,
following shore line, to point of commencement.
Date October  18th,  1907.
Nov.   9 MICHAEL  CRANE.
W.B.Smith
35 YATE5 ST
PHONE,     89 2 THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER  30, 1907.
I ilusic and      f
I   The Drama. I
Sarah Truax.
The daily press of Victoria does not
seem to be enamoured of the representation of the "Spider's Web,"
by Sarah Truax and Company at the
Victoria Theatre last Wednesday
evening. After carefully reading
their criticisms I have come to the
■conclusion that they missed the
point, or their comment would have
been of a different character. With
that cold-blooded calculation whicli
is too much in evidence in dramatic
criticism nowadays, they affected to
regard the offering as a "problem"
play. This was to take the most
superficial and obvious meaning, but
the dramatic critic is expected to
look beneath the surface, and to discern those hidden beauties and pro-
founder truths which the genius of
the dramatist has buried in obscurity.
Viewed from the standpoint of morality and social conventionality, the
"Spider's Web" may be regarded as
morbid, uninstructive and ineffective,
but viewed as a contribution to the
psychological study of the sub-conscious, it is unique and convincing;
and after all people go to the theatre
to study and not for mere amusement.
There are several preceding incidents, but the whole of the play is
practically condensed into one Act,
the third. The stage represents the
bedroom of the heroine. She is seen
in an old four-poster rescued from
the Puritan Museum in Concord,
Mass. The posts are very much in
evidence, towering some nine feet
towards the ceiling, and are carefully
I painted with Aspinall's enamel.
As the curtain rises, the heroine is
: discovered   lying   in   bed,   her   head
! propped   up   on  three   pillows,   and
her limbs covered with a patchwork
crazy  quilt.    Her  face  has  lost  its
healthy glow under the subduing influence of a coat of white paint. Enter  the   aged  mother,  wringing  her
[hands and moaning "my daughter, my
I daughter," and then  flinging herself
1 down on a    very   easy   upholstered
I chair, in an attitude of despair.
Enter the family doctor, gray, kind-
I ly- and courteous. He explains to the
Igrief-stricken mother, and the won-
Idering audience that the heroine in
[falling to the stage when commemor-
[ating the discovery that her lover was
[her brother, had burst a blood vessel
I which had caused a clot to form at
lthe base of the brain. He further explained that while he regarded her
I condition as serious still the clot
[might be absorbed, in which case
I she would instantly recover, and the
I paralysis of her body would pass
laway. Meanwhile he stated as an interesting medical and psychological
Ifact that her mental faculties were
(unimpaired, and that she was pro-
Ibably conscious of everything which
Iwas conspiring. He dubbed this
|"sub-conscious" life.
Enter a hospital nurse with all the
Iparaphernalia of her profession, in-
Icluding cap, apron, thermometer, hot
land cold water, and sundry medicine
Ibottles. She dilates on the psychological problem, and tries to wake the
I sleeper, without avail.
Enter the mother's lover, an eld-
lerly roue who all through the play is
[chasing the heroine. He tries to wake
I her, in vain.
Enter the young lover; he implores
Iher on his knees to give him but a
•sign that she hears his undying pro-
Itestation. At this her left eyelid
[flickers; it is the first sign from the
[realms beyond. Exit young lover.
I Elderly roue discovers that the nurse
lis an old acquaintance who has ren-
Idered him important service, of a professional kind, twenty years before.
|The recognition is mutual; the nurse
[threatens to denounce him to the
Ifffmily; he tries to buy her off, wants
Iher to clear out so that he may con-
Itinue to chase the heroine without
Iimpediment. During their recrimin-
lations, several startling revelations
lare made, the first of which is that
the heroine's lover is not her brother,
but that the latter died when an infant, to the positive knowledge of
the nurse.
Naturally at this point the clot of
blood at the base of the heroine's
brain was absorbed; she blinked both
eyes, and by a deft movement of the
crazy quilt restored the glow to her
pallid cheeks. Then she waived her
arms, and with a gasp raised herself
in the bed. At this point the genius
of the actress became manifest. I
recall an occasion on the same stage
when one Griffiths, a Shakespearean
actor, represented Richard the Third
writhing in the centre of the stage
after he had had a bad dream. Miss
Truax not only writhed, but wriggled
in the same graceful manner from the
head of the New England four-poster
to the foot. Her eye was wild, in
fact both eyes tvere. Her hair
streamed, her fingers twitched, she
clutched the air, and finally landed
on the floor behind the elderly roue
with a blood curdling yell which
would have shamed a Sioux Indian.
Then she collapsed; every member
of the Company rushed on the stage;
she was carried to the aforesaid easy-
chair; the villain with hunched shoulders, bent head, and a gaze which
found its perspective six inches in advance of his toes, was conducted to
the door, and dismissed by the outstretched arm of the nurse, crooked
at the first finger.
As the curtain fell, the heroine was
reviving under the combined embrace
of the youthful lover in the vicinity
of the dissolved clot, and the aged
and erring, but repentent, mother in
the attitude of the Magdalen.
And yet the local critics were not
satisfied, and expressed wonder that
such a play should have been written,
or represented. Truly, tliere is no
satisfying some people.
the nerve and vim of that prince of lington and Helston, singers and
elderly lovers, Charles Matthews, and dancers, must be seen to be appre-
in Grand Opera, would be perfect ciated. Their style is different and
Count Almaviva. All his songs were the eccentric dance is great. A new
excellent, but by far the best musi- song illustrator, Miss Crawford, will
cal number of the comedy was the replace Mr. La Rose and she will be-
duet in which Miss Cahill and Mr. come a popular favourite, as she has
Cowles co-operated, "Do, Re, Mi Fa." a pleasing voice and comes well re-
Miss Cahill's own composition: "I commended. The - moving pictures
love you in my Dum, Dum, Dummy will be up to standard taken all in
Way"  was  quaint and  original,  the all. This will be a bumper.
libretto  was  worthy of  Gilbert,  but 	
the music would hardly be attributed
to Sullivan.
The whole production was a tremendous success, without a weak
spot, and it is certain that Miss Ca-
hill will be eagerly welcomed when- "'"^m™™™™
ever she returns to Victoria. __,        .   ...   _ , ,   , _    .    ..
Present the Original Production,  direct
  from 26 Weeks' Run in Chicago.
The New Grand. the   royal   chef
Next week's bill at the New Grand With the Original Big Cast,  including
will include Jack Lawrence and
Maud Harvey in a clever little musical comedy entitled "His Father's
Son," Tom and Edith Almond in a
new and original musical, singing and
novelty dancing specialty. Mr,
mond dances on either roller or ice
skates and Miss Almond helps along
the act with musical selections on
a variety of instruments that range
from a trombone to a string of bells;
Bush and Elliott, billed as "Premier
Eccentriques," are said to have a
wonderfully good comedy acrobatic
act; Nina Beeson is a good coon
shouter; Conlan and Carter are comedians; Thos. J. Price will have a good
march song entitled "Southern Girl"
and a good set of Moving Picture^
and a new overture by the orchestra
complete the bill.
wm. j. McCarthy ana
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VICTOBIA
STRAND HOTEL
VICTORIA
The home ol all theatrical and vaudev He
artists while in the Capital city, alM of
other kindred bohemiana.
WRIGHT & FALCONER, Proprietors.
CAMBORNE
The Eva Hotel
CAMBORNE, B. C.
Headquarters for mining men and
commercial travellers.
JOHN A. THEW, Proprietor.
The Royal Chef.
Mr. Harry H. Frazee, the producer
of more musical plays than any one
man, says: "I don't know why it is
that a star's work in musical comedy
is sometimes under-valued by those
not in the know, you know." Now
take the role of "Heinrich Lemphau-
ser" in the "Royal Chef"; it is really
a strong, legitimate character part
and needs as much careful preparation and as much artistic unity as
any role in straight comedy, and yet
some critics imagine that it is a
happy-go-lucky piece of carpentry in
which any sort of antics may be indulged. Nothing could be further removed from the facts. Mr. Wm. J.
McCarthy plays the character strictly
along legitimate lines and as rendered
by him could be transposed from
its musical setting into the compass
of fine comedy, without altering any
essential feature of the part. Not until this fact is fully realized, will the
musical comedy work of such artists
be appreciated at its true value. It
is undisputed that Mr. McCarthy's
portrayal of the role of the Chef," is
one of the finest characterizations
known. I want to go even further
and assert that it is one of the most
polished and finished pieces of character comedy to be seen anywhere."
Pantage's Theatre.
In criticising performances as a
usual thing the critic judges from a
standpoint individual to his own inclinations, and sometimes a situation
crops up which tends to alter opinions.
But judging from the way the acts
now at the Pantages Theatre were
heartily applauded everyone formed
the same opinion, and I doubt if any
audience were more of one way of
thinking  than  those  who  helped  to Banff's Most Popular $2 a Day Hotel.
BANFF, ALTA
Hotel King Edward
Close to Station and Sulphur
Baths.
N. K. LUXTON, Proprietor.
PHOENIX.
fill the house to capacity Monday.
Variety is the spice of life and variety
there was in abundance. The Wolff
Bros, are far and away the best in
their line and their antics are beyond
description and follow so fast its surprising. Davey and Everson are a
team of artists who are at the extreme height of their profession; their
saxophone duetts are the acme of per- „ New-  Modem hot water system.    Blectrli
. ,    , , , lighted.   Tub and shower baths and laundry io
fection; their vocal numbers are cer- connection.  The miners'home.
Deane's Hotel
PHOENIX, B. C.
tainly a treat. Herbert Chaley &
Co., consisting of three people in a
dramatic playlet, The Third Generation, are all clever artists and one
feels better towards the world and
themselves after witnessing this act,
like a star that falls from heaven is
the only way of describing the appearance of Miss Delia Stacy; a more
pleasing personality is hard to find
and her wardrobe is a revelation; not
a loud or boisterous vocalist, but one
whose voice commands attention, and
she deserved all the applause which
greeted her three numbers. Tommy
La Rose did not appear having a
severe cold, but in place of the song
•« DANNY " DEANE, Proprietor
ROSSLAND
Hoffman House
R05SLAND, B. C.
Rates (i.oo per day and up.   Cafe in
Connection.
GREEN & SfUTH. Prop's.
NELSON.
HOTEL HUME
Marie Cahill.
On Monday evening last Manager
Ricketts put on one of the best shows
ever seen at the Victoria Theatre,
in every sense a star production. It
was an aggregation of clever people,
and, as always, cleverness scored.
Marie Cahill and Eugene Cowles
stood out head and shoulders above
the other members of the company.
The former acted and sang splendidly,
but her greatest success was achieved
in mimicry. With the single exception of Cissy Loftus I havc never
seen her superior in this line. She
is an artist to her finger tips, and as
long as she retains her marvellous
gifts, cannot fail to draw crowded
houses. Her little sketch of the departmental store girl at the ribbon
counter was inimitable, and well
worth the two dollars that the whole
show cost.
Eugene Cowles is in a class by
himself, his stage presence, his technique, his splendid voice nnd his
bounding spirits constitute him an
ideal Adonis Evergreen.    Hc has all
Silver King Hotel,
NELSON.  B. C.
The home nf the Industrial Worker!
ol tho Kootenay i.
W. E. HcCandllsh,
Proprietor
NELSON,   B. C,
Leading Hotel of the Kootcniys.
that  darling  acting  manager  during J. FRED HUME,       -       Proprietor.
Manager Ormond's illness, stepped in
the breach and rendered Kelly's
Dream, a dialect recitation, and had
to respond to a tremendous ovation.
He sang The Stowaway and made
good. The Pautagescope motion pictures is the biggest laughing hit ever
seen here, entitled Mishaps of a Baby
Carriage. I can describe it in one
word—Laughter.
The greatest bill of any ever presented to a Victoria audience will
open at thc Pantage'? theatre Monday afternoon. Heading the hill arc
Bunth and Rudd, Europe and America's greatest grotesque and eccentric comedians. Their style is so
different and distant from any other
act—introducing dancing, contortion,
magic and they also introduce their
large elephant, Nero. The BurtillOS.
the king and queen of the slack wire,
are headliners whereevcr they appear, and marvelous are the feats
they accomplish during their act. Geo.
Jones   in   his   black   face   act;   Mars
WEEK 2ND DECEMBER
The New Grand
SULLIVAN * CONSIDINE,    Proprietors.
M.n.f.m.nt of ROBT. JAMIESON.
JACK HARVEY
LAWRENCZ  and HARVEY
Comedy Sketch
"HIS FATHER'S SON"
BUSH and ELLIOTT
Premier  Eccentriques
TOM and EDITH ALMOND
A   New   Original   Musical,   Singing,
and Novelty Dancing Specialty.
NINA BEESON
Coon   Shouter.
CONLAN and CARTER
Comedians
TKOS. J. PRICE,     Song- Illustrator
"Southern Girl."
NEW MOVING PICTURES
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Theatre
JOHNSON STREET
VICTORIA, B. C.
ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE
Matinees (any part of house).... 10c
Evenings, Balcony  10c
Lower Floor  20c
Boxes    tOe
Matinees
Every Afternoon
at
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Shows house-plans, handy appliances,
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& Co., will dispose of a large quantity
of their well known stock of Oriental
Rugs, Carpets, Portiers, Embroideries,
Benares ware, etc., etc., next week.
The Auctioneer   - Stewart Williams.
Royal Hotel
NELSON, B. C.
The Best Family Hotel in tho City.
$1.00 n day.
Mrs. Wm. Roberts,        Proprietress
When You
Want a Drink
Don't forget to visit
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Now Wellington Coal.
The best household coal in the marke   ar
current rates.   Anthracite coal for sale.
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Sporting
Comment
Victoria District association is affiliated Witli the British association which
allows professionals to play with
amateurs, and there are at present
teams taking part in these competi-
  tions which recognize the rulings of
j   'The; question that' is now agitating t(,e  c.A.A.U.   If the footballers  are
;the minds* of all athletes throughout   to adhere' strictly to the British as-
;the length and breadth of Canada, is;   sociation, it will almdst be necessary
:"What is an Amateur?"   It is a quesj- .for^Sortie of theseteams to drop 6ut,
ition  that  requires  a  deep  consider:*  or jf the C.A.A.U.  is to be liphild
Ration, .and every point must be carej- tiie others will be affected, so there
;fully weighed    before   any    decisiotf; you are.   With tbe present conditions
[whatever cab be giv'eii.    During thil existing , in   British*  Columbia   every
'past  coiiplb1 of' months the' "questionj effort/should be made to allow semi-
has  cropped up in  Britisli  Columbiai professionals  and amateurs'to  cofn-
and today it is a live tdpi-i'where ever! pete  against .each,, o^her. without in-
athletes are iii the habit of meeting.! juring   their   standing,.: but; the   pro-
For British Columbia to decide wha:, fe^ionaliiWbP.isi out after the .money
action.to  take   towards   defining .ai j shonld "be1 stricken from' tlife "Ii'-^l. of
amateur' is a very hard matter and ii: eligibles"3 and    pressure    s'llbuld    be
is very doubtful, if with our prcseni:| brbu'gliV  to' bear' on"'t.ie'   C'.A.'X.'U.
small  population," a  decision  can  be !to amend its rules 'in, order'that these
arrived at which'Will be received witl.j changes may,be effected,,
any degree of cordiality by the ath ,*.*.   ■■     .* • _^*,  *•*.,:    -,
letes of the' East. " As*''British Col; j The delegates : who' attended the
umbia is situated at present, is, in; schedule "meeting'of tlie Vancouver
o,ur. opinion, iiiipossiye .. to, maintain K^j1 ^'b'tbaU' 'leagi$,l'weK''.'W-
professional ,athle;t,es;,pf ,any descrip|| defttly1 v<Sry':CoCky When-they'passed
tion, and the suggestion that next; that resolution informing the sport-
year T«ill; see* the introduction of pro-? jng public jn general, that /this jasStK
jfessionalism into lacrosse will hardly; '^ation-'is; :able to, manage, .its ,'owtij
be carried .out jf. .given*, mature con-j Affairs. 'Although this clause, is, uiji-J.
sideration. British Columbia is no|j doubtedly'aimed^at^hf JC.A.A.TJ;'the'
ready and cannot afford to support a| footballers must also remember that
regu.lar. Professi,ona.l lacrosse league) at pr^sekil'tMyi arel.^qye^^'.-iby a
"such asthose in vogue in Eastern Ca- body wliich' knows 'no more oi the
nada, whfeTe the players make abusi- j conditions existing Tn., this Province
mess of the game. The same appliesj that",t'^'-q;?.^!A.,X.'.tj'.'?,1l'f.,l1the''.resolution
jto all sportsl^dw^^.Qf^t^-Mn* hs meant'tb"fefer' alsb' fb'the Old
jion that .<f|osei) Who?) ^ejrta^e ' j|toj Country1 'assdcialifOh' tlhtier ?Mti____ the
! finance a professional lacrosse ; ojh footballers arei governed: all well and
baseball  league,^in ,.%ifi-sl^NCo|urt|Di?* g00d,  as we consider that the  time
.vill  soon wi
islv.'til
n ,J_>riti.|l}. CoiuiijBi?' gc
ley Iwfeftc Pijtjo^ it; is
not Tripe, Sp^ loca)., football flayers
^During the past few years the mat j to be g'oVeraeil by*'tiie'rules'existing
i|jority oP'aHiMs tt'j^¥ftlvince, alji jn the Old tfouhirj//' as 'these rules
of whom-^avfe •$_}__$$&__ in game-fj savour .too. mtich.of. red tape! > to > deal
of ?|!lvW|LS^fA^eito^V*tfAs °| with British1 'CoWmbia'fbbtball and
the' C.A.A.U.' have, according to thej it would;,^ave been:iitiuchAbettet'Ifor
r^f^..?.^Mn,1!iHKi.1?fs-PRirtiOT?,ti,^e*: football if an affiliation had never
co|Me.professionals,otillitOda3r'iti'i«*il-: taken' place with' the Old Country
n_$gt [impossible; to.'fintf.a'.&morvfeure' association."' '' '''- ■*'1'1'''' vl*
amateur according to the rules of the 	
Union   in   the   whole   of   the   Prov.
Xh|,i,comfeetiJiopi.|fpjr,Jlieicban)f(ipn-
ince, but still it was not until a few j ship b? Vancouver Tsland, this year
months ago that any athletes were j premises,,to be interesting! in-all: Wired
debarred bygtji>jj$j|^|$U. for being: divisions:!'"The : entry1 \._t' lb "every
professionals.     ,A,     ,.-,.*,•- * •( 'class is larger than;"ever before and
It tlie'c'A.A.U'.Iis'to govern'Britisli I as tbte: .dat^ofi cld$mg<*Has .bbeb'ex-
■■Columbia athletes'a better system of tended it is almost certain that addi-:
I professionalising ].'Jfhbfce 3*,who   break j tional entries,   -will   be   received in
iaway, from,,the ama^em- rankj3,;sfyould !senior, intermediate and junior.   Vic-
ibe  iWtitured'. but', we  dp,' not'' t'hink itoria  is  well represented^ the. Bays,
;tthat the present timers art opportune land   YJ.Jii.ClAi *!in* the'.*! bfeniors,   with
time to be governed by the drastic ithe  possibility.ofya third team and
rules of the' C.A.A.U.   While we do?another from,.thei;navy. *'lii?the"I;n-.
ftot i.^^^'i4;l^tp.',,wi^Vttft'''l&lA,*4iU. jterbi-i'd'iale" class.' Victoria!'1 WestVaiiiii
r-sgSrdMgi-an^eU^^ j Y.ij[.£,^v,,.w*i)l(.i;p|),i-es*qnt' tht /Capital
Raying'together;, nelth'efiffdo.twleiloonr-* iand in tlie juniors the .North, Ward
^j^^'f^lifj^^^^afi^ail^'wfi team> last y??1.iS,\Ch,a>iipi'?ns, will up-
shotild*. ■-be1   aHo'#fea.)'l(.b'i'|,;t)'_ir|^fc|p.^ .hold the  honour of Victoria,, , That
ag«insfc'ii'a*_ii,.athle.'toiiiwhoii*enters'' tbe jthis   cityi j^lpjilid [g©-||J:||@| |many
^W^I0^rt"^^)f5^r"|iKfo^ovftifli teams  is  a', m<itte.r, pf .congratulation
it,  but  there  are   professionals  w^B iand it.is hoped that.at least some.of
' .  .^ !,,*,*   ",.\V '    ,'Jir   !,*,;;   • *.j)  J,-Jq   i.n.i ; *;iii.7i
have come ufidcr, the ban b
narrowest  s:
inde:
had'oV,' who  should  1101
fedftfef e^fr§S! \ft_tH.pait'" &ISSI
wmi amateurs. ll is those who receive
11', V' !| i * ■ I      ' '' i'.'    )  711  j 1' '.'.''.*'   I i'      111 V.I
regular pay .for their services that
Jilniiniij) *r i*.i <■ lo aaoqiiib.lljLV. ..';-' .-*!
♦he parent organization,
i;Iii.[|   1    n  ;i v, .*.  nvrtill)
the very jthe cliampfonslups,.shall,come to this
city.
qtfrt
Jupiter
but one
game
yPilt 7a  stop  to  all
last    Saturday,  the
iiiniiiig at, and jn order
liiay  be  cle'alt', with
of Canada is ! grounds,, in pyerv instance'being bet-
too that' they Iter suitta/'for :i\Vatcr Iprilcl th'a'ri' foot-
thc   executive, very   wisely
to postpone thc  fixtures.
,,, ,;,,,. ,t   nl!   Inf'lloll *;(ti!'Ji'),I
at t.lify
__  those' who  are j ball   and
jiuiV/    IXOft,   ..'jl'l    ..,'.'1)    ,3115V/    •;*)'   '!**i I  .     ...
professionals but do not receive pay decided
b*a,YS'ltd/,beifcreated withini The'-quos1-
tion must be settled one way or the Thp ^pptball. tcimifram H'.M.Sl.
other very shortly, otherwise Canacl.i Egeria made its bqw to the pubjic
twill ' be the laughing stock of the, last ;S)i|urday w'll!$ik?tlefebt) wit-iul-
World if no settlement is arrived at' ministered them;,by the Y.M.C.A. The
brior to the . 01>-mpic .g.'imys .which?gamQ vyas. played, *a*t .lloacon 'Hill on
take place next'year,' The C.'A.A.u||a Held which"-Wak 'll.s'Il"Covered with
lein'g'tlie eldest amateur organizatii iri wa,tc*r,,, Under the.-ici',.Conditions .if
11 Canada' n.'Uiiral'ly tonsfders that would be unfair to .cither team-to*
ttdiashtbe right to dictate to any'asJ niakc q ,pomparisoiii -bift, it ig very
sociation, but we are prone to thinl<; unfortunate1 tliat 'the1 fcgeria team, as
hat., if thp C.A.A.U. would .lift its well as tho Y-.M,6.iA,* Were required
ban from thc athletes who are now to p'ayi »i_iia- day Which idid'rt'bt al-
classed as professionals and reinstate ■ hnv them to play the game ol-whicb
all .who  do  not*  take  pay   for  tlieir th'e'j('ar6"'cJi'pable. '''	
services until a certain 'datcl.):*.ivd. afljtr	
tHWlffllt/«c«Ae'! but  riaMdiibtiP knd     Next
make a rulf i^.hiijli wiy^plijaffect the ; tial   gam
status df
Canada, but deal with a firm hand|pd with'a 'double-header. The Vic-
those athl8ffiJrWro 4firhlc'9rfore of the toria ladj^yWJll loutoilpi'flgfflnst their
almiglfty^ljar.-tbaiij they; fl<p ;pf the bid rivals from Nanaimo, while the
game   they  arc   playing. men* .wil) jm^)t|ip*]ttcYly  l>lii'^izefl
■AWthk toottbhll«rsl'Of.'this''Trovin'(5e it._\ team''from Seattle.' Both fixtures
IplUjotdlin/'a very 'difficult jlositloif indj should be'p'i<Od'fi'<iti*b'bft'^io(f; hockey
ithey ercecirtita'. tVliith deaf _•'■ Witb "the j anf),,^,,,^ ^ed ^lj?A| a,. JaMge,, (tbwd
matters'lfeiHabiiri^ i_ \/l\_n&ilgi__\fl_tiiv_\ w^l ,Wfltn/}f/. [tbfl m^cbcfti I.Tbelllo.cal
a difficult vqu«tmp(to,. solve. At * .c^,,!^ ,gjpii-S|,|t-,' ..popi^iclftVBb3c-,,bx-
present the B. C. league, Hie Van-! pe^e./tjijji,. s,^sqi)t laiid.itVji.'boittlyl Vm
,SgaY^7,^Jflnf .Itoswiailiioni. Hfia'-thc1 the gates which they depend for.thcjr
revenue; lh "thfe evening' the" local
player.!"Will' teridfer' their 'vilsto'r's'''ah
informal reception at "a 'daWife "whifh
will be'held iri the Al.O.Ul.W.':!Hall,
Yates St.' Iii past y'caW th'-l"HD'c¥ey
dance lias always' been looked forward to with ' delight and'' if'is1 expected that 'this season's reception
will'surpass anything evei' attempted
by the hockeyists. ' Tickets may be
s'ecured from aiiy member of "the club
and ifafee atteriddncfc is eXpedted.' :
fl .,.,*, ill    Mil   tllnstl billow '"::m:i ''iii
As was expected the aldermen of
this city "have" arrived at''" tlie ''conclusion that tli^y know 'mqrfe" iibbut
running the'; abhtidl exhibitliclri 'thihl
tlife directors arid have decided'that
in future flifefe'will be lib'horse racing in connection with the annual fall
fair. This' decision was arrived at
'(.'fl ftioh'day eVenhig 'when Voting' on
Sii' ani'e'ridiWfeiltf to' tlle niofal'reform
by-law';1 Ititrb'dified' by Aid?! tell', 'it
Was d'efcide'd1 that 'iii fiiture no pools
Will b_' sold iri1 'connection with' the
ft'eesi" Aby': pers'bii WI16 has any
khowlfedge or 'hb'rSe rating 'Whatever
krioWs thi't to rti'ri horse'races 'it is
a'linost iinpos_iib'lle to do so without
bte'ttirkje:-'! Ever lir?i'e"ffie W has'be'eri
held''in!',Vict'cliJi4"'th;ii 'main a't.tractioii
has'1bele'n"h'cii'se : rhkiri'g." 'EV^n'' Wlieri
Aid.' fill graid,^l'"lhelibpl!i'i1d,'6lf' dirfe'ei
tpr^ 'by his1 horiburabre presence1' horse
tt'eing Was'?iIlowfed"ahld: so Wifs'p'obl
sdlifig, "without very serious bppo'si-
ti'6tf''frbmrAia.! HlV,b'i_t',smlc'e'i'Iiis
\>\M._ 'W tlii'illdir,elc;i:p'rsiiip"tlis:rbfeeii
takfeh lbyi!khbthe_',,'|,^'(i*i'i1ma'ii," h'i ''M
been' 'verya'cfive 'in ^liggek'ting j'n_-
prb'veniehfs, n'ot 'rikked'"fo'f "by 4He.
directors, whicli eviaeritly 'tsciiped
his attention while he was a member
of the board dfTdif'e?Ctbrs.''' Aid. Fell
must have ibeeniwery lax in ihi-S) duties
whilei a member! iof the iboard "or
otherwise he iwasisatifefiediiWitHiithe
existing circumstances; nwliklii.were
decidedly worse i thani ithey have been
for' thel i past twbi years, or! in i other
words since Aid. "Fell has not) had a
Seat on the board. IThesale of iliquot*
on the grounds 'does not seriously af-,
feet, any person, asanyi amouiit'baii
be tak^niinto..the groundsi by those
whb want it'and: they can* dtink! lit *ai!
their:pleasure,-ior. if this is* not 'satis-
fattbry lalrun* canibt made to the
WilloWs arid it is safe to say that i a
la«ge amount will beitiirned'tb this
hostelry,' which, ifil& bar was allowed
on .the '.grounds,!'it would contribute
some 1. revenue to1 ■//tlie?association.i
Thife( :hoWevery [isi'jtf'h'lialii&si it 'does
not i effect the exhibition. I * Now1: that
horse. racingi'is abolished', What 'Wilt
the aldermen put* on for I attraction1
on "Whicli1 ■'therei.iwill1 be'iho'betting.
It 'hasbeenprovdd tliat lacrosse'will
not* draw tlie crowds,'besides there is
dsiimiMhi gambling .on* <t>ne> thatch* as
there ?ifei on* the ii four*1 'days' ''tracing.'
This .was I shown alt! New■''Westminster*
during! 1 the? Tocuhisch—vWestbiinster
match. ; BasebaB is tlie' Same,1' 'even
fc.dricket'betting isiallowcd. :lt has
been: suggested that piiifi-potlg Would
beaigdod attraction, but tfhis' too, 'is
productive 'of gambling; ' The ■ only
thiiife/ that' km be I arranged for*'is a
game called "Bowls" of: which Aid.
Felhis saicb to;'be all firderit devotee!
The game was introduced*from Scotland, and whether it is productive of*
gambling, it is'hard to ^ayj ' but A
Scotchman * is' liable! to bet his last
sou: on * anythilig that crosses his
fancy and it:ifl very likely that a bet
cln be ! madeon this gaiiie. 'Ill'thi^
city, however, the gamfeite1 played
mostly byniien. Who*havb passed the
beSstipartof'tlKlir :|ivbs'iirtd it is'rather
sad* that. Prof. 'Oiler "'did* not'intr6-:
duce his theory in otidtif'.eli'ai: those
people. who* play *: IMoWlsi 'and ' <k.b_)
lfiterse Tnciilgi could have been treated
bcfiJre they did any'haVinto the city
at large.   '!':'*'■•.  ■       '
efghty* chWn'si1 thfeli'ce; vl.si dlglity
cliains;... thenqe. :noi't|i. ,elgh-tyi :.ejiatiuj;
thence east eighty. chains to post of
commencement.   i'/ili«oq ;.
Dated Nov.  Sth,  1907.
Nov. 30 ALVA MALONEY.
„   ... Dipti-iet oSiRupert....
NBW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of New Westminster,
T. L.'Nb. 6, Howe Sound—Take notice
that A.,G. McClarty. of Vancouver, B.C;,
Timber Cruiser,, Intends to apply for a
special timber llcilise over 'the following described, lanfl:   ,       ,.i   , , .    ,!'[.,
N.W. Corner—Commencing at a post
standing, at ■ the northeast corner of
Timber Limit No. 1342,6 on (he , east
s.A. 'of _tovt_' Sound, !and about: brife-
Jialf m|J,e , soutli of l Britannia Wharf,
and running east SO chains, south 80
chains,* west 80: chains, north 80 cliains.
Located October 18th, 1907.
NOV. 16        " A!.'G. McCLARTY.
'iMw WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
.:  . Dlstrldt'of New Westminster.       '
T. L. No, ,3--Take notice that, A. G.
McClarty'of Mt. Pleasant'P.O., Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber license over the following described lands:   ' ' in I '''"";
N, E. Cprn^rTTT-qommenoin^ at a, popt
standing at the southeast corner of
Timber■' Limit Noi 18278, one. mile uji
Cedar Creek, Howe Sound, and ln a
tfeS'teriy dlredtibh; thence South 130
Chains; thence west 49 chains; .thence
north' 130 chains; thence east 4? chains.
!. .Located!iOct 23rd,  1907.     !   h'Jiblrfb
Nov. 16 *    ,A. G. McCLARTY.
*;|. i"—i'ii ill—i LtC -. __i_:—__—___
NB!WAVEpTMIISST_SP LAND DISTRICT
blstrlct of New Westminster.
Till.' (No. B^-«Howe* Sound—Take 'notice
that A. G, McClarty of;-Vancouver, B;C„
Tinlber" Cttilde'r,"Intends1 'to"'aptJl^' for
a * special!; timber,, license over the I if ollowing described lands:   .
.Nl'Ei'Cortielr-^Cbmmehcirig at a-post
planted. ojx., the north.; side o^! * Bolder
Cfeek, about1 B0 chains from creek, arid
about 129 chains from the Beach in a
northwesterly direction from Beach and
sbuthwestetly fl-biti'Mlll'lCr-ai-Sk arid'tbri-
nins.,vSRt,,SO, chains,.,muth,i 80 . chains,
eist  80 %yris,  rtbrth  80  chains.
I,Located .Oct.. tfBthj.'iilMfciii. ,.i  mil
Nov. 16,     ' " ,     , ^ G.  McCt,ARy,Y..
NEW WESTMINSTER.LANP pjjSTRiIQT
District of New Westminster.
:T. II! NoJ1 2—Tak-i: ribtlCe'1 thki! A. G.
McClarty ;pf, ,Mt. PleaRant,, jP,Q., Timber
Cruiser, intends to apply for a special
timber; license over thei I following i described lanfls,:. , • i ,. \ ji , |, *,,
" SiW. "Corrier*—Conimericirig £tt a' post
standinjg.W <the sag^hanlt bf. Mill: Creek,
Howe Sound,, in a northwesterly direction from,'Beach|',on"iiortlh line of Lot
131,03 and at:the, S.E., Corner,of Timber
Lltriit'No: 13l'd4; tBe'nce north B chains;
thence east 80 ohains; thence south 80
chains; thence west .80 chains.       ,,
tldcated1 Oat.'22rid,!11907. '  !'l
Npv., 16.,..,.;,   ,.,. |, |., 'A. Gi. l^qQLARTY.
NECHACO itkWb DISTRICT.    '
Dltsrlct of Coast.
TAKE
Bishop,
Chainmaa, ,|ntend« tpj apply for! permission to purchase the following described
land:-*'', nr.nl   i [i:lq  lr,_n?.»m  :> to ;:  to
Commencing, at a post, planted at th|9
northeast' corner 'of Rosabella Goo'a-
wyn's purchase; thence south 40 chains;
thence east 80,chains; thenee north 40
ohalns; thence 'west1 80 chalrii'tt) jilace
of  pommencfn^ent a.nd , ,ponta|-ning  320
Dat,e,;XuIyil>9th.; 1907. " *■ uli rj,;l
Pet. 19. ?       ... .RigHjARfi;?. BISHOP..,
S*I§W"vv;^i?AnNSTER tAND BtlfraCT
.--.District of New. Westminster.'  i'"
T. I^.,.No., 2—Take notice that A;G.
McClarty;  of  Vancouver,   B.C.,  Timber
1    NOTICE,,  that,J Richard    P.
of victoria';  B.  C.,  occupation
I NECHACO t-AND DISTBICT.
District of Coast.
* i. TAKE NOTICE that, Mabel Gresley,
of Victoria, ;BJ p., occupation : married
woman, Intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
land:-r-- - ■; |  i
, Commencing at a post planted on the
south bank of the Nechaco River south
of Henry Holmes' pre-emption: thenoe
south 40 chains; thence west 80 chains;
thence north 80 chains, more or less, to
the aouth bank1'of'said'river; thence
easterly along the bank of said* river to
place of commencement and containing
300 acres, more or less.
Date Jiily 23rd, 1907.'      '
Oot. 19.       .... MABEL (LESLEY,
! JfBCHACO .LAND DISTRICT. .     ,,
'"   'i" 'District of CoaStI "   '"
TAKE NOTICE that, Maud JetfrejJ,
of Lqridori, Ontario, octupatlon Spirilstet',
Intend?, to appjyi for permission tp.pttiv
chase the following described Iana:—r
Commencing at a post'planted on the
north ibanjt, of the Nechaco Biver,.raft. ,
tH^ foiirth"rapid,1 Sbout six miles beloL>.
Fraser Lake; .thence .north > 80, chains;
thenpe west 80 chains; thence south to
the bank of the Said river1;' thence east--
erly ilpne said, rlyer, to place' pf comr
meWmbnt' arid'rcontaining «40 acrei
mprei©ri)less.*i .*.; .1? ;*■ <? fbtmi ool ?.i
Date July 29th, 1907. ■■___
Oct.* -1W' ■     "i   •MAUD"JEPPHBfS'.;''
"'" "'kiSttHACO LA^D 'lilSTRicT.      ''
iii.i   ii'd.i District,of.CoaBfeiilT   ./i;l<t
..TAiffl notice; ,m. i^amefii ,,-Ndipa ]
Currie, of Glencoe, Ontario, occupation
Merchant, intends to apply; for permiii-
sion to purchase the following described
larid:-Jl "';:'' ■•■■■J«t™*    '■' "" "r,!"   ""'"
, Commencing at a post planted on the
north bank of thp Nechaco River about I
two miles below the second * rapid 'bet-
low Fraser Lake; thence north 80 chains;
thence West 80 'Chifns; thtericenSouth 'Yd
banfc of said river; thence easterly along
bank of. said river to place of commence- I
ment ftnd containing 640 acres, more or |
'Dkti'ifuiy^d'th, 19b7.   ''" !l
Ppt-llfii *i : .JAMES NELSON .CURRIE.
'"II  'KECHACD feiAND* DISTRICT.'   ""M
,i,,*)-rlri*:   ■ District*,*4«FCoafet? |oloil , .* ■ j
TAKE,,,NOTICE  .that,,    ^upcan.   ,A 1
lri.W":6't ' Vfttoria." B." C? o'ccUpation
MWnti Engineer,* intends to apply for I
permission   to   purchase  the  fpllowing 1
desaribedlatid:-^"   f"*'1 ■ ' '' :       I
Commencing at a post planted on
south bank of the Nechaco west of I,
MciB'eth's application to purchase; thence I
west SO chains; th«nce north 80, chains; (
thenee1'east* to bank' of Nechaco Rlveri
t^nce southerly along said bank, to j
place of commencement, and containing I
Si'ft acres, ,more or* less;*.i       .b'liill  -■ ■ It 1
Date July 23r4 1907.  ...   __,_,    .-,
Oct." 19. ' DONCAN k'HtVlNiS.1
,       NECHACO LAND. DISTRICT.      .,
■■:■■<•'   District of'Coajft.,fl1'" '    '"'
iTAKE 'NOTICE that iHarold Whyte; Of I
Victoria,. B. C, occupation Student, ip- I
Iterids to'apply for permission tb'ftur-|
cliase the jollpvCjlng described, land::
* Commencing at a post, planted at the I
portheast corner 'of'Rosabella * Good-> |
•pryn's purchase; thence, north 80 chains;
thence west 80 chains; therice south 80 1
phajns; thence, east 80[.Chain's, to point
of commencement .and containing 640 |
aores,. more dr leBiSj'   no   ini   i      ■*'i
, Date July.l8th,,,lSQ7.i..,_   __
64t'"i9.,™l       '"'HAROLD WHYTE.
j,   i„,,j  .....j  ■,', ';  -.vi ,;li-*i   , ___,.
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
in   Distfribtof New*Westminster. '
Ti L, No. 4r-'l'ake notice that.A. ,Qj ]
McClarty 6f Mt. Pleasant P.O., Timber
Cruiser,, intends to apply for a special |
timber  license  over  the  following, dp-i
scribed "land:1  '■''•     9l,IM1,'-'t" ■""■   '
;S.W.: Cornefi-^Comniencing at,a! postI
standing   at   the   southerly   northwest I
corner iof Lot 1337'about onemile Wplst-J I
erly from the mouth of. .Mill Creek and j
ithur Gore
Manager
TIMBER MAPS
Office Phone IS34-
Residence 4-38.
posted up to date every day.
ELECTRIC BLUEPRINTS. MAP CO.
VICTORIA. B.C..
CHANCZHY    CHAMBE/.S.
52 LANGLEY   ST/.EET.
DRAUGHTING OFFICER.
wmmmmmmm
Complete    set of Maps show/njr all
TIMBER   LICENCES
and other lands  taken  up in British Cotumbi
Blue   Prints  can be   obtained at short  noi"
Saturday, Avril/wjfi\._\^IH^jjIi-
■uleiwhiifh wi^nplijaffect the; tial game of wUy ih' tfii'J \i. 'C.
' pWictfckllJ.■ _W? a'thlete in j league \yheii jtrljef s(.-aspn ^ijlj be, o/eii-
i.The* Bachcloi'-^I wonder' why "a
woman always lowers her voice •\_\tk.i
she! ihas occasion to ask a favor?
...The .Benedict'*—Oh, if gives 'her fill
opportunity to raise it higher in case
the fa-vOr is'n't granted;''*''I ? '   '   '
',.,.   yiCTOR^V, L4NP DISU'RIC);,'     ,;
TAKE NOTICE that Alva Malpney,.,of
Centfiilla,' Wash.,' ''occupation?' Timbei'
Crujsei;, Intcntls to apply i if or a special,
timber licence over tly? following (ler
sflrilied.lands:'  ■    ;,'""i   Bill   '':
iCommenpjng at a post planted abpnt
H-W1 ehnlns south of the south shore of
JphuHtono [Straits,;.andIiiK'tlogree*:iw*st
of south of Milly Island;  thence soutli
aitotll'.siT)!' :i' '  '    i"*"" '    '■   >    ' '    "
Crtteir, iritiildA to' ipply itor' a Special
Timber,tI)lqpnsp..to fcu-t and;carry aWay
timber over    the    following described
land's,: i ,  li.o/I mil  h li:  " " :
S. W., Corner—Commencing at a post
planted on east bank of Lillooet River,
about five and one-half miles from Port
Douglas and running . eaat 40 ehains;
north 80 chalrifcrWesG14!8' chains; north
40 chains; west to lino of lot 935; thence
following lhib'of lot 935 to River;, thence
following river; back..to beginning!.'
J. CROW. ,  ,
Nov. 161    r.n   '  Agent, A. G. McClarty.
nEw wMrJn risTER land district
■jIcii District 'Of New1'Westmlnsteh
. T. X.. No. 1—Ta<«, notice .that I, A.! G..
McClarty, of Vancouver, B.C., Tlmbpr
Crn(per) Intend to apply1 to the HPn.
Chief Commissioner pf Lands . and
Works fbr be "spotlif Tim'ber Licehs'e
oyer thp .fol)owlnj; deijiflribed land:: *, !|
■N.W.' 'Corner—Commencing at a. popt
planted About half. I way between Spring.
Creek ind Tapella Creek, .west of.rl._l_.-i
looet;! ,i;na af'southwest' cornfer of T. L.
No., 13257,rand southeast eorner of T. L.
I^O. 6346 and running thence, south SO,
chains; therice east 80 chain's; thence
north 80 chain?; thence west 80 chains.,
"Located'October 17tKi 1907.
. ,.  ! ,,,      .GRANT, & KERRt it; ;
Nov. 16 , Agent, A. G. McClarty,
NEW WESTMINSTERJjAND DISTR^T
" '"'Dlli'trlct of NeW Westminster.
X ^(Noi a-h-Taike riotlbe tli__t I, A. G.
McClarty pf Vancouver, B.C., Timber
Cruiser, InlenH to apply' to1 the"HPn,
Chipf Cpmmlssijpner,qf,I.ands andWprks,
fbr "a fipedlal Timber License over the
folIpwingidescWbedlilaiid': ■ i * i rirn '
N. E. Corner—Commencing ,at a,po^t,
lr.li
■ful   Hull
up Cedar Creek Valley; tbence east 40j I
chains, along line of Lot 1387; thencel
north 40 chains along line pf lot 1337 tol
T.   It. i 13103;   thterice   'WfeWt' 35   chairts, F
more or less to S. ,W|. Corner iO£ Ti; ;L. I
13103; thence north to N. W. corner of I
Tr |L|] 13103; thence West 58 chaiiife to I
S. W. corner of T. L. 13104; thence, south I
DO chains tb'T. L.1327S and following!
line of, same to, beginning.... . .   mini
' Located Oct.  23r,d,  1907.    '   , ,       ,
Nov, 16        ?"'■    A. G. McCLARTY.'
■' ". DisThifcT o£ '6AsSiar.     '     ,
T, AKE    NPTICI3    that'  The " Hidden
Creek Mining Co., of yancpuver, o.ccu- I
pation,  M, Intends t6 apply fori
pprmlssion   tp i purchase  the:. following
described  land: I
.Cominenclng at a post planted at the]
sojithwest corner of Lot .308, Cassiar |
District; thfertce'riortrlM40' tfhalns; thence'l
west 40 chains; thence south to shorel I
line of Goose Bay; thence easterly along I
shoreline to .the.' south boundary 'ofl
Lot 3,08 and thence west | to -point of I
ebn_ttlfen-de'ri_erlt,''' cbntafnlng   aborit   200I
aP__-??' ntiLvhllll    ill    -••■■■>'■  Oil .il   ;.*":'
tfite'Nov! llth,  19.07.
HIDDEN CREEK MINING CO1.,* :
lP,eiilJ..fl.,McGregpr|
Nov. 16
NEW ^ESTWMSTER LAND DISTRICT I
District of New .Westminster.  ,:
"T!:,L."Mo7 f-i-Tkke ' ndtlce that a! Gi.
lil
ftfcClartyi ,of|7,VanPouweri! B.C.li! Timber I
Cruiser, intends to apply for a* Special I
Timber ILlceristei to itfutf aWbi^f aWayl
[M|Jcl°X?li3V.tl>f>ri fftVoytim <Je-?crU)etl:
., .N.jy. ■ ,<Jorplem+idommenoiilBgi aX> W p^yt I
planted  on . the  line of. Lot 930  about I
elB*en'hn<f,brie-<|ti_iriter mil'els frbm' Port
Dp,YglasY.anq.,labp-*4|t: 2^0:,.jtards,! ea$t .fffl
Wagori Road and running east 6.0 cHains;
south 120!chilna;!west _o 'river,' follow.'!
lng bajik of river, to 10-Ml|e .Homestead,, I
tlieriie: follPwlrig( lirii'Pf holriestead bifck I
No,  6346  and  runplng., thence south.,-M to, ri.yei;;;,thencp following rimevntb-rllnei |
cHalnSV therifce"west'80' Chains!  fhfence  of'16t'936; thencp following line of Lot
' 9a6.*Bafck'to begllinirtg. I?".*..   ,arior
umnM, ^rA^i-^^m,
Nov. 16 Agent, A. G. McClarty.
planted about half way betwr-eri Spring
Creek awl Tapella; Creeft, west of U11-
lboet, and at southwest corner of, T. L„
N*) ]|32C7! andl south-east dornei1 of T. L.
north,,80 cijalHs; .thpneeieast SOirdhainB.
WLot'ated  Oct.  iVth.   19.0,7.'.     , ,    ,    ,
'       1   GRANT, ii- KERR!"     I"*'*'
Agent, A. G. McClarty
Nov. 16 T$?i ?of ^[^^RM>^(»V^¥B(il^vV fWr
Ht
Dcm't Sen| Your Clbthes
'  'To th^ Laundry.
With the "1900 Self-Working. Washer" your maid can have the,
week's Walsh out before 9 o'clock ' Irt the''morning1, without any
steaming, scrubbing or drudgjery| ' It 'saves'its cosfover'and over
again iri Washerwomen's wageb,* lowered laundry: bills and lessened
..wear ;^nd  tear on all your njashables.    .......   j
It worjks so easy that your maid, will much i prefer doihg. the wash-,
ing herself than suffer the amrioyarice of a washerwoman or the,
■ worry of. .sending the clothes! to th'e lauriflry?
You know how the washboard wears Aut ol'othes*. You also know
how the laundries destroy dainty undergarments and fine Uneh
fabrics.; ,,   ,  i. , , : ■     ;.'.'   : . i .*    . *     * i
The "1900 Self-Working WaBher" oan not Wear but clothes.
It. .drive,^   the water .through the, clothes like a foi;ce pump.
■jit wiil?wash heavy clothing as well  as,..the.finest laces and get,them all
ispotl^sly   clean' and  do ' thc  work ' in |i_df the time without tearing a;single i
jthreald' or craoking *a" button.*'* '   •'  :   ;'' "•'   '      ',
lljimpliy   turn  a* water   faucet* or an   electric ■ light   key.     After   that  "the!,
I'machine. doesn't, need, .anything .but. mere, watching. .*> i* .;.   .
As soon as a tub full of clothes Is washed a twist of the fingers switches I ,
(the power to the wringer to wring the clothes out.
FREE TRIAL OFFER.    . .
To prove this I will sand you this  machine  for  one month,  free  of  all
charges, freight prepaid.   Try lt for four washings and If lt does not do all '
jthat ls olpJm^a:fop:*](l1i*.!»|St^ni.ilt,to me at.-my,expanse; i'./.U-OT-S.1'
INo cash deposit Is asked, no notes. J
If you * keep the washer, you can. If ?y'ou wish, pay for it out of what it
saves for you, In weekly or monthly installments. If you desire more information before taking advantage of this offer write for my illustrated washer
book.
O O O O O 0 o o p 0 0 OO 0'.
V. W. R. BACH, Mgr,
Literary Notes.
Readers   of- Qweij   Wister's.*..S.'.Ths
been much discussed, his actual work
is less known, for the very good reason that billy'*a: portion '6i it has been
i    .       .   _   ■       ...      .    li   l i     i translated. It is  good dews,  there-
lunous facts, in relationi, to that- book V:   .**,'., ...        •  ,. ■ ,* .:
I,  _._i,    , "   ,' : fore, that the complete translation,
■hat *.the hero s name * was never men- J.,'™',.'*
|ion«|.   A Soltafewhardiitillar :tttck haii   '     w 11(
een?;j
/eb$ter iri their new book,, ,"Cpm-
jie h;eroi.ne;iis,intrOdt(ged as Comradte
jynfHia, <ah<l ifi is hoi-until tHe?end
If the book ttiit''6neifMizesJriotbnty
hat the reader has never heard her  Gitcment7in Jtlie "title* of a
1st jamefejtvit. that [ffct1tf.*-H*!.VW.,v* £^_ 'J/H?-''Patterson; ;:";
'\vhich( The : Macmillan. Compaihy
,      , .    .,,. ,, mlS published - the first volumes, is piio-
een* .played. by Messrs. Merwin and  f *.*    .       ■ it ,..' ,. *..*, ■■■
.. ffl.      j" ■"■{_ -.   '""'■'   i1"../-'1'"1  gressmg; and   that   a   new volume,
Webster in their new book,,, Com- f'■ .    •"': _,    ,,*,.,„,      ".? '
, iST ,    „    T    _,        ,- • ! Beyond Good and Evil,   . has just
adefcjohn."    Ia the; religious j?cpn)4 i .       ,, ;    -_.,    .      ,il     - m-
i    ___     u    l   ■v-v'Mt-'   ■:'■'-'••*,'~' been/added.. The translator is. Miss
hunlty abqut ; which, this*, .story cen-  •_,.*.*,   *-, ■ri,.-..--., - „.     . .*■• ;.
■_;*:,  :•*'C'TiV *  '*    *  ,   *'''.*•'      ,    Helen  Zimmern.    The  volumes, al-
res,* *the  members  are  known  only  \ ;■;■, ,,.,?;:, A™,     I __*■'• _
\   M .   _.■__■_       i... ,   _,_;,:_■ *,*,   ',     ready  puDlislttd   are,. I'Thus; Spake
y their first, names, prefixed by the {_,-" '   *      _._.t,\ v-*       ,        '•■<_ ■„-
Li  "'('</- •';."'.> ;iti'!ciii Vi'jil -iv.-.jfi x'-/  Zgrathustra,v*;■'A Genealogy oi .M,or-
tle'"Comrade.  .So it happens that  £,„,„„.....„■:    ,, cri .-.„.     . ,.«!
I. ii.JJ.1. iv'LlL'^.,1^ I_:?v„™'l,i. |ils,' "The'Pawn'.'of Day," and "The
Case'" of Wagner."
Th.?r.c. is„pxQ!tti*Ve.*?'of i.lerity?'°i, <&-
hqpk,. ljy
The Man-
msieilf, on his way. to. his manage ".ga|^-"..b{ ^javo, a'nd' Other East Af-
ith .feeftC^f::,n_9. .Fl?1^!^?{k^?rlcan.: Aavehtares;?:;? Tht*:author,.:a
e book clases before the secret is well.known  English  sportsman, was
vul*?ed' sent by the Foreign Office, in 1898, to
Mr.  Marion  Crawford's  Christmas  take ch of a section of the rail.
orYr-'Th^tittle-City'Pf-Hdper'iS ^ whidrwaV then"b«ng bmU Soti'
jinqunced for publication November Mombassa) on the east coast of Af-
Sthjj Its hero is an inventor, for- ric^; t0 the int?ri9r._oi Uganda, .At
erl^r a young professor in a <\oi|e^: thathim6i't|ia..Iiiffe,Kad b^ii t^'tle-as
^[has given up his positio^? rfpt^ a pj^e;iail«tl*Tsa\J<_>,-and^tn'vvae M^hile
llefi on eviI days because of hirde- stationed there that Col. Patterson
.tion to his great invention. The met witl] most of the thrilling ad-
jityjof Hope;:typifics the ^college town  ven^s,f0f; whic|i   he   writes, '""$'hc
h^ dreams!%w!ii.Ch\l^*, Has always; b(l||'fc £ ijf,V8trateU, bV;nbo4lt\6nd hun-
Pefcl to return, Sud v*lieh he finds? drejj'  ex'celltnt   feliotog'rapl^, Vtafcen
s |oy of thirteen, who has shared cl)iefly by thc author himself.
s ixile with him, also dreaming of
eir: old home, they set to work to-      No bb'ok   of,   _\\$> season  V'S cpm-
ther to construct a miniature model pelled ihore^cul^pslty than' '"T^'f *Gon-
tHe old town which they call "The vert," ty Elizabetn Robins, wiiich is
ttl'e  City of Hope."    This  labour just out.   It is a story of the wo-
lcjve and the companionship of the man's suffrage movement in Eng-
y ?enco^^eJith^^ir,^q.^s^y,ereJ.la)1d'^-Berhaji,s ti)s.,*,t!\PS..:;*SBe9^cular
thf his invention until
'. *.-        An Exception.
Borroughs—Well; well;  here  it'is
past midsummer.   How time does fty,
tp be sure.
Markley—Not' always?" For instance,
the "day' or iWo"' iri which ! you1 promised1 to' return that "ten-spit" 'are
taking over a month to pass. '
; Matririionial Agent ' (discussing
Spme feinijiine, candidates)—"But
©nt you think the fat one pretty?"
Wifeseeker—"No; I think her only
I -    ,1 i**[i   *.* ■ ;.,.i,.   i **■■  .
pretty fat.   , .
A Simple Method.
i "How' do you majce the distinction
between popular and classical music?"
asked the very young man.
•t_ "Oh, that's very easy," answered
the clisjpenser dt home-grown philor
sophy. "It's popular if I enjoy it and
it's classic if, J .don't.'!
;Mrs. Jones—That old maid, next
dpor is the worst borrower I ever
kjie^w. ;.,...'.
; Mrs, Brown—-Indeed! ,,
) Mrs. Jone^—Yes. Why,: only yesterday she came over to inquire if
sfie could borrow my husband for an
ltour to mow lier lawn, thrash a man
who had insulted her, and discharge
her cook.
I his triumph episode in recent political history.
[mis aa'^tfi^raWfleatictt. Will hiyj,;l«is,S'0i_t'(SHi_fs:'fe1sl^ri 'tht hXm'6'ttfas
Jshies pn> Christens Pajv.;iTI*t-!i:.little-5iwell'.as)ct!iiel!.grim.:carnestiieSs?'.ofi:this
bry is said to be full of the Christ- movement.* which she ,has dramatized
1.    . ijitic-.i. ■■_:.:;:_ ■;:_'.-..   .:..' *, ■:.'■_.'■, jj-* :■: : : .'•'::."''-*' : .'.,"■>.., ■ ■ ■)' ::./'■■:
fis (spirit, and to contain some of tlie  vith  unusual  skill.    The  description
ds^ delightful writing Mr. Crawfettt bi th'e )ei}cottoert"b-itWfe't!ti-'tMJ "Sufis Sever done—which is saying a fragettes" and the London mob are
■eat deal. racy of the streets; but this is only
|NUmerous signs point to a growing one  side  of  the   story,  which   deal?
rest iji. thj.s country in tlie wqrks, alsq with ^icjsonipl ,probl.em,.of; cx-
How He Got The Idea.
J "Mai"
! ''Yes, dearest; what is it?"
J "Did you get my baby sister at the
irocery?" Hm-'j,?-* li
j'[Of  course  Mnc .What" ever  put
^uch an idea in your head?"
j "It .s-ay^i onj^thp,'grocer's iW^golh,
'families' suppli'ed*" '
Eriedric'li iNi|tis^\tl tji'te German' 'ceptiorial iiiti^st.'depfcti^ig. i^aljph'ar-
lilpsoplier "who" aied less'than a'de-' acters in the griu o. an original and
Idejago in an asylum. Mad or not, absorbing plot. Readers of "A Dark
letische has undpubt.edly,,beeu read. Lantern'' will not ;i,cd_to.;(bc .tqjfl] that
pre in Europe ip the last ten years Miss Robing, knptys her way through
[in-any other philosopher. In Eng- the mazes of London society, and
lid  and  America,  although  he  has  that her  characters are  real  people.
Sure of a Sale.
* Silas—Storekeeper Jason nmst ihave
Ijbst his mind, Cy. Why by gum, he
it taking down all' the ''Fresh Vegetable" signs and putting.up."Stale Vegetables."
' Cyrus—Oh, that's just a trick of
trade, neighbour. One of those, mm-
strel shows came iii today and soon
as they, find th,ere arc.;iny. stale* vegetables in town they 'Will' buy' them all
IB to keep from getting pelted with
them.
Union SS.E0, of fi.e.
'?.?', LIMITEP,    "/,  |,,jtn   1
This Company I is * Uot supported by
Government subsidies, but by the goodwill and patronage of the travelling
public and shippers:
Steamers leave Company's wharf for
Van Anda, Lund; Herlot Bay: Hoskyn
; Inl.t,; Surge Narrows. Granite Point,
Elk Bay. Hardwlck. Island,' Bear
Rlv.r, Salmon River, Port Harvey
and all logging camps every Monday
at 8 p. m. , ...I. uu      ' ,.*
Van Anda, Lund, Lewis Channel. Shoal
Bay, Port N.vllle, Port Harvey, Chatham Channel, Tribune Channel,
Broughton, Island, every ^niiirsdky
•*a^ 8,.p.  m.1?'.* ;',,';       ,;, .  ' .',
Pender Harbor, Nelson Island. Marble
Bay, Blubber Bay, Lund. Mansons,
Whal.town, Bead Island, Bute Inl.t,
every Monday at 11 a. ni
Welcome Pass, Pender Harbor, Agamemnon Channel, Hotham Sound, Van-'
couver Bay; Deserted Bay, Jervis
Inlet, every Friday at 9 a. m.   ,
Sechelt, Buccaneer Bay, Nelson Island,
Granite Island, Van Anda, Marble
Bay, every Saturday at 1' p 111.
PRINCE KUPERT, PORT ESSING-
:  T0N (foi Hazelton); PORfc^W)
CANAL, ALERT BAY* HARTLY
BA'V arid Cannery Points, i ' /'
on 1st, 10th and 20th Each Month
by n.w steel-bullt steamer ..
;, £AiyiQsu,N
, This steamer Is. built, In -watertightl
comnartments,  with  double bottom! to
insurs the safety of passengers ln case
of collision or wreck. ?) .1. . *,;> .' : .
'     For berths  and passage apply
it Wharf Street,,        Carrall Street,   '
Victoria. ;      '  yancoUver.
rm mr nc |a: |n j^
IN  OAMP  PR #| ELD-AT
MOUNTAIN OR 8HORE
.  J«™l8^»Jf«S«ll«lISS       ..,..(J
',* to tnjoy iome shooting 1
A RELIABLE FIHEMBV,tteronlv\rnd wi Un,
. * im miklngforupwardsofflftyynn.
0lir Ull9DiJ!lrFLj?.'J,,s^. MM.
-.,„ RIFLETUESpOPE$*nc.   ,
Ask yonr Dealer, and iiuist on tha
STEVENS. Where not wld by Retailers, we ship direct, wbwm w_.
gald; np<tn receipt of Catalog prici"
I'.
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P.O. Box 4097
Chlcopee Falls,
'^DlJCATilbjSAI-^;
iSt.''AlSB»i;W''S
^_mA.m__-'^
Ai R.sldeatial and | Day School for Boys:
Handsome New Buildings. Larg*
Athletic Field. Careful Oversight in
every Department. ' First? Glass- Starf.'
LoWer' atid Upper School. Boys prepared for the Universities and * Business.
Calendar sent on Request.     .   ■•
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, i!   ^EPTEMBER^iiT-H, f^r/C'f,
aud Trade Marka
obtained in all countries. ' *?/
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Ki»4H COLLEGE TORONTO
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TJi(_>\   *
AW-   *Sir
Autumn Ttrni.* begins Wednesday, Sept..Uth.
Examinations   for   Entrance    Scholarships,
Saturday, Sept. 14th.
Courses for University, Royal Military Col-
lege,'and Business. . ■
The Regular Staff comprises lSgradualea of
English and Canadian Universities, With additional special instructors,      v• ■.,.  v..
Senior and Pneparalory Schools in separate
buildings. Every nioacrn oquiplhent. Fifty
acres.of ground, 1 Rinks, Gymnasium, Swimming Bath, etc.   _, _,.,     .,
Entrance Scholarships for both resident and
day pupils. Special scholarships for sons Of old
pupils. " . -
Successes last year: 2 University/Scholar-
ehlpg; 10 flrst-clnss honors: IS passes; G passes
into the RbyW Military College.        * "• ■   "
. H. W. AUDEN, M.A. (Cambridge), Principal.
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j  Some snaps in' Coast property. ?; ?,
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frontnge on James Bay.   This property
has,.th» Post* Offlce .to^th-s North;'.-the ■<*•
C. P. R. Hotel to the East, Parliament:*
Buildings to the South, and a Steam-.
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As an Hotel Site the situation of these
lotS'is.unrtvaled In the Ctty 1ft Victoria,V
hundred of thousands ot dollars have
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C. P. R.    Price $52,900. A
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THE WEEK, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30, 1907,
* Social and        *
J Personal. *
lltMAala ________________________■ ______\_____t^__W____v _____________ ______________ ____■____ ________
'V 'JI* f f IT 'J.' TT '*' '*' '*' '*' '*' IT
VICTORIA.
Mr. Sydney Powell was in Victoria
for the week-end.
* *   *
Mr. G. Wallace of Atlin is registered at the Balmoral Hotel.
* *   *
Neil Mackay, M.P.P., of Kaslo, is
registered at the King Edward hotel.
* *   *
Mr. Allan Mutter and Mr. Williams
Freeman  of   Somenos  spent   Friday
and Saturday in town.
* *   *
Mr. Alexis Martin of Vancouver,
formerly of this city, spent a few
days in Victoria during the past week.
Miss Alice Baynes Reed has returned  from  a  six  months'  visit  in
Arizona.
* *   *
Mrs. Donald, of Chemainus, is the
guest of Mrs. A. W. Bridgeman,.Esquimalt Road.
* *   *
Mrs. Creighton of New Westminster, who has been visiting friends in
Victoria, returned home last week.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. Scott of Salt Spring
Island are the guests of Mrs. Henry
Croft, Esquimalt.
* *   *
Mrs. Harvey Coombe and Miss
Nora Coombe have left for Los Angeles where they are going to spend
the winter months.
* *   *
The engagement is announced of
Mr. Claude Foot, son of Dr. E. C.
Foot, of this City, and Miss Gertrude St. Laurent, of Quesnel.
* *   *
Mr. Douglas Harris of Soltspdng
Island was a visitor to the city this
week, and was a guest at the Balmoral.   He left for Ymir on Monday
night.
* *   *
Mrs. Holt and the Misses Hickey
went over to Seattle on Sunday afternoon to hear the famous Calve sing,
and returned on Tuesday afternoon.
* *   *
The engagement is announced of
Miss Gladys Aant, eldest daughter of
Captain Rant of this city, to Mr. Guy
Marriott, manager of the Canadian
Bank   of   Commerce   at   Strathcona,
Alta.
* *   *
Among the visitors to the city this
week were Mr. A. E. Hepburn, and
Hon. W. J. Bowser of Vancouver;
Thos. Taylor, M.P.P., of Revelstoke,
and A. R. Ross, M.P.P., of Fernie.
* *   *
Mrs. C. M. Roberts entertained at
two tables of Bridge on Saturday afternoon, the players being Mrs. Gaudin, Mrs. Rissmuller, Mrs. Slater, Mrs.
Cross, Mrs. Blackwood, Mrs. W. S.
Gore, and Miss Newcombe.
* *   *
Colonel Gregory is home again from
a delightful trip to the States and the
Old Country.    The  Colonel and his
father made a tour of the British Isles,
and were fortunate in enjoying fine
weather wherever they went. They
returned to America by the Empress
of Ireland on her last trip.
*   *   *
Mr. J. A. Harvey, a well-known
lawyer of Cranbrook, was in Victoria
during the earlier part of the week.
! He came over here from Vancouver
where he attended the Conservative
Convention,   held   there   last   Friday
'. and Saturday.
! *i*     *     .
!    The dance given by the Bachelors
i last week came off most successfully
I at the  A.O.U.W.  hall.    Great  credit
■ is  due to the  handy "Blue Jackets"
I who proved themselves so invaluable
' in decorating the ball-room with flags.
I The supper room was also decked out
i in  flags, while the table was a pcr-
j feet work of art with a long  silver
I centrepiece over pink and a bow at
either end of the table; pink chrysanthemums and finished with streamers
of   pink   from   the   ceiling  over   the
centre of the table, presenting a most
charming effect.    This was the work
of   Mrs.   Genge,   Miss   Hickey,   Miss
Johnstone, Miss Newling, Miss Drake
and Miss   Lawson,   assisted   by the
Messrs. Lawson, Gaudin. Fisher, Wallace and Colley.
Among those present were: Mrs.
Hickey, Mrs. Johnstone, Mrs. Irving,
Mrs. Gaudin, Mrs. Bodwell, Mrs.
Blackwood, Mrs. Newling, Mrs. Moresby, Mrs. Genge, Mrs. Courtney, Mrs
Langley, 'Mrs. Eliot, Mrs. Holt, the
Misses D. Green, G. Hickey, W. Johnston, S. Blackwood, V. Mason, D.
Mason, L. Eberts, A. McQuade, M.
Phair, F. Phair, M. Pitts, E. Pitts,
M. Dunsmuir, Page, H. Page, G.
Loenholn, G. Page, Gaudin, A. King,
Halhed, E. Browne, Newcombe,
Blakemore, T. Drake. P. Mason, Fell
Lawson, Perrv, Monteith, B. Irving,
P.cbbeck, J. Ining, V. Bolton, H.
Peters, G. Green, E. Harrington,
Nash. The Messrs. Lawson, Wallace, Lister, Gaudin, Colley, Nash,
Hanington, Rochefort, Gore, H.
Fisher, Hagerty, Vien, Monteith. Mc-
Dougal, B. Smith, C. Brown, J.
Browne, Bishop, Harvey, Fraser,
Bloomfield, F. Pem'oerton, Bodwell,
Holt, Arbuckle, Eaves, Caine, Warner, Wilby, Eliot, Ward, Scott, Berkeley, B. Bell, Foote, Johnson, Tem-
pleton, Holmes, Rithet, Troupe,
Smythe,    Dr.     Dolby,    Boyer    and
others.
*   *   *
Mrs. Bernard Heisterman gave a
charming five hundred party at her
pretty bungalow on Pemberton Road
last Tuesday afternoon. The hostess
who wore a smart frock of pale pink
and received the following guests:
Mrs. T. S. Gore, Mrs. Bodwell, Mrs.
Irving, Mrs. Tye, Mrs. J. Laing, Mrs.
Gresley, Mrs. A. Jones, Mrs. R. Robertson, Mrs Charles, Mrs. Rithet, Mrs.
Genge, Mrs. A. Robertson, Mrs. J.
Wilson, Mrs. B. Wilson, Mrs. R.
Robertson, Mrs. Gaudin, Mrs. Spratt,
Mrs. Griffiths, Mrs. Little, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. J. H. Todd, Mrs. H. Gillespie, Mrs. Troupe, Mrs. Irving, Mrs.
C. Roberts, Mrs. R. H. Pooley, Mrs.
Matson, Mrs. C. E. Pooley, Mrs. Ambery, Mrs. Raymour, Mrs. Blackwood,
Mrs. Courtney, Mrs. Tuck, Mrs. Tye,
Mrs. W. S. Gore, Mrs. Matthews,
Mrs. Stretfield, Mrs. Heisterman, the
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Misses O. Heisterman, E. Pitts, M.
Pitts, N. Todd, M. Monteith, P. Irving and others.
**.    *   *
Mrs. Matthews, Lampson, gave a
smart tea on Wednesday last. The
colour scheme in the drawing room
was pale pink and green and the
floral decorations on the refreshment
table were yellow and bronze chrysanthemums and candlesticks with
yellow shades. Some of those present were Mrs. C. Pooley, Mrs. C.
McCallum, Mrs. Bullen, Mrs. Mc-
Curdy, Mrs. T. S. Gore, Mrs. Todd,
Mrs. H. Gillespie, Mrs. Grant, Mrs.
Allgood, Mrs. Laing, Mrs. Luxton,
Mrs, Wolfenden, Mrs. Tye, Mrs. A.
Wolfenden, Mrs. Robin Dunsmuir,
Miss Schubert, Mrs. Angus, Miss
Angus, Mrs. Sedger, Mrs. Innes, Mrs.
Gaudin, Miss Gaudin, Mrs. Berkeley,
Mrs. Spratt, Miss Bolton, Mrs. Ambery, Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. Martin, Mrs.
Shallcross, Miss N. Dupont, Mrs. Carmichael, Mrs. Johnstone, Mrs. Sharpe,
Mrs. McKenzie, Mrs. W. S. Gore,
Miss Lawson, Miss J. Lawson, Miss
A, Pooley, Miss H. Pooley, Miss
Monteith, Miss T. Monteith, Miss E.
Pitts, Miss M. Pitts, Miss L. Eberts,
Miss P. Mason, Mrs. Bodwell, Mrs.
Mobun, Miss Newton, Mrs. J. Wilson and many others.
What They Fought For.
That Napoleon had a certain touch
of humour in his composition most
people know. When he was only a
young officer of artillery, a Prussian
officer, drawing himself up to his full
height exclaimed with much pride,
"My countrymen fight only for
glory"; then with a sneer he added,
"but   Frenchmen   fight   for   money."
A glance like fire shot from Napoleon's eyes. "You are right. They
each fight for what they are most in
need of."
A Boaster Snubbed.
A certain colonel of a cavalry regiment, who was rather renowned for
his boasting proclivities, was one day
complaining of the incompetence of
his officers at a party at which, among
the guests, was a witty duchess. "The
consequence is," he exclaimed at
length, "I have to be my own captain, my own lieutenant, my own
cornet "
"And you own trumpeter, too," said
the duchess, without a moment's hesitation.
A Queen's Size in Boots.
An Irishman who, during the life
of Queen Victoria, converted his
boots into coin of the realm for his
own purposes, was arrested for his
delinquency, and, when charged and
brought before his commanding officer, was aslied why he had been
guilty of such an offence.
"Well, sorr," replied the man, "I've
worn 'em for two years and I thought
they belonged to me."
"Nothing of the kind," answered
the officer, "those boots belong to
the Queen."
"Sure then I'm sorry, sorr, but I
didn't know Her Majesty took
twelves."
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A PARTIAL LIST OF APOPULAR HITS
VOCAL
Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si, Do
The  Glorious  Highball.
Blow  thc  Smoke   Away.
Since YOU Called Mc Dearie.
Red Wing.
And a Little Bit More.
He Goes to Clinch on Sunday, X
Nepanee, X
"Every Little Bit Added to
What You've Got Makes
Just a Little Bit More."
Dummy  Love  Song.
That's What the Rose Said to
Me. X
The Totem  Pole.
So, What's the Use?
Harrigan. X
INSTRUMENTAL
Jolly Jingles (twostep).
Merry Widow (waltz).
Nearest and Dearest (waltz). X
Old  Faithful  (twostep).
Language of Flowers (waltz) X
Moon Face (intermezzo).
Dream of thc Rarebit Fiend.
Curly  (twostep).
Orchids (threestep).
Golden Rod (intermezzo).
Love's Golden Dream (reverie).
Teddy   Bear's   Dance.
A Quaint Story (reverie).
Fairy Queen (twostep).
Wild Rose (intermezzo).
Price, 35c each.
Pieces marked  X 40c each,
for each piece.
By mail ic extra
FLETCHER BROS.
UP-TO-DATE MUSIC HOUSE.
93 Government St.
Victoria.
"I once dreamed," said Pat, "I was
with the Pope, and he ax'd me wad I
drink? Thinks I, wad a duck swim?
An' seein' the bottle and the lemons
and the sugar on the sideboard, I
tould him I didn't care if I tuk a
drap of punch. 'Cowld or hot?' axed
the Pope. 'Hot, yer Holiness,' an'
be that he stepped down into the
kitchen for the bilin' water, but before he got back, I woke strate up,
an' now it distresses me that I didn't
take it cowld."
Angell
Engraving Co.
PHOTO-ENGRAVERS
and DESIONERS
In All Branches
518 Hastings St.
Vancouver, B. C.
A CLEAN LIMERICK
Miss Tilly Van Dusen de Rope
Said "while there is life there is hope
That folks will be clean,
Those are it is seen
Who wash with the good "Dixi" Soap."
"Dixi" Laundry, 6 bars for 25c
French Castile, per bar  35c
Mottled Castile, per bar   50c
Conti Castile, the finest, per bar  90c
Toilet Soaps, in fancy boxes, each 15c, 25c, 40c and 50c
Bon Ami, per cake   15c
Hand Sapolio, per cake  15c
DIXI H. ROSS & CO.
UP-TO-DATE GROCERS:      1317 GOVERNMENT ST.
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When Mr. T. Benjamin Bogg
Arrived on the wharf in a fog,
He said: "Will you tell
Me the best Hotel?"
They all answered "THE POODLE DOG."
This most popular of Victoria's hostelries presents all the
varied attractions and comforts that go to make up a complete
and modern resort hotel. Its proprietors have well studied the
desires of their patrons and have gradually added to the attractions
of the house until they feel that nothing now remains undone that
would tend to add to the pleasure and comfort of the guests.
The Poodle Dog cuisine has been universally
lauded by transient visitors from coast to coast.
SMITH & SHAUGHNESSY
Proprietors
Yates Street, Victoria, B. C.
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"Since Eve ate apples much
depends on dinner."—Byron.
Eve's daughters are well
aware that dinner-excellence
depends much upon the even
heat of a good cooking
apparatus.
NOTHING LIKE A
GOOD GAS RANGE
Everything a critical cook
can desire here in our showroom. Call in and let us
demonstrate their fine points.
A GAS RANGE OR GAS
HEATER would make an
Ai Xmas Gift.
VICTORIA GAS COMPANY, Ltd.
CORNER FORT AND LANGLEY STREETS.
We Stand by
Every Bit of Work
We Do!
If unsatisfactory, we are here at any time to make it satisfactory. An unsatisfied patron would worry us more than the
unsatisfied patron would be worried. We have a standard to
which we adhere unflinchingly, to keep every one who once comes
to us perfectly satisfied.   Let us fit you.
SCOTLAND WOOLEN MILLS
29 Johnson Street,
VICTORIA.
538 Hastings Street,
VANCOUVER.

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