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Yes, the weather is changeable, friend
and with the coming of the Fall season,
you will want a change in your wardrobe. We have some very handsome and
durable Fall suitings.   Call on
26 Broad St., Victoria, o
and we will reward you suitably.       o
Vol. II.   No,
K Provincial Review and Magazine.
A number ol new homes.  Modern ln
every respect. °
Easy monthly instalments.
40 Government Street.
Price Five Cents.
Reported Selection of fir. George Riley, il. P., and
Some Political Considerations Involved.
The probability of the appointment popular with the old Liberal ring of
of Mr. George Riley as the successor which Mr. Riley is so prominent a
of the present occupant of Govern- member.   The reason for that is that
ment House has been freely discuss- the "old" Liberals regard with some-
ed in Victoria of late, and it is safe thing akin to dismay the prospect of
to say that the idea is anything but the constituency of   Victoria being
I welcome to any section of the com- opened at this juncture.   The "old"
|j munity, except perhaps to some of Liberals have clung very tenaciously
) the Conservatives, who are hopeful to every scrap of patronage worth the
of a change in the representation of, having, and they know that if the
lythe city at Ottawa.    On Friday of
last week, the Victoria Times pub-
■ lished a despatch, from Ottawa saying that the appointment of a sue-
\, cessor to Sir Henri Joly would not be that organization,
made until after the close of the Do-1 the slightest chance of election.
constituency is opened now, the candidate must be either a member of the
Young Liberal Club or some one in
complete sympathy with the aims of
if he is to have
\ minion Exhibition at New Westmin- it is not in accordance with the tra-
ster and that Senator Templeman ditions of the old ring, nor is it sooth-
I' was expected to arrive in Ottawa ing to the feelings of the Liberal lead-
shortly, and that his recommendation ers who have catered to that ring so
would go. The despatch also said, faithfully, to see the reins of power
that Mr. Geo. Riley was expected to slip from their nerveless grasp. With
get the job. While from any and the exception of Mr. Elliott S. Rowe
every point of view it is recognized and Mr. C. H. Lugrin, both of whom
that Mr. Riley is not suited to the are counted among the sympathisers
position, the news came not a sur-'with the aspirations of the young
prise, because the name of the mem- Liberals, there is no Liberal outside
ber for Victoria in this connection
had been mentioned before, and it is
well known in local Liberal circles
that Senator Templeman is anxious
to make a return for favors received
from Mr. Geo. Riley.
*  *  *
In other words it is proposed to
nward Mr. Riley for his services to
the Liberal machine and to certain
fLiberi.' politicians by appointing him
the representative of the   King in
I British Columbia.    Those who have
Uny knowledge of just what this sort
[of service means   will not consider
I that ,i great compliment is paid to
His Majesty hy the appointment as
I his nominal representative of a man
who has admitted on the public plat-
; form that his chief recommendation
I as a politician is his ability to "pull
I v. ires.''   The Week willingly concedes
I that  Mr.  Riley  is  an  adept wire-
pvller.   He knows just how to treat
(the "boys" and what promises it is
[necessary to make to which of the
of the Young Liberal Club who has
shown any political ability.   Senator
Templeman,  accordingly, is on    the
horns of a dilemma.
*   *
But, while these are the feelings
of local Liberals, the Conservatives
have another view. They do not believe that any nominee of the Liberals would stand much chance of success in a bye-election in Victoria.
Both Senator Templeman and Mr.
Riley have broken promises to an ex-
teut that has seriously antagonized
the best element in the Liberal party.
It has been amply shown that neither
British Columbia nor Victoria has
anything to hope for from the party
in power at Ottawa, and there is no
longer that excuse—contemptible but
common enough—for voting "Grit"
in order to be "on the winning side",
which was the chief feature of the
election of Mr. Geo. Riley. For recent events have demonstrated that
. ,, ,   . I Sir Wilfrid   Laurier   is not to   be
["boys" to ensure their support. Also I trusted ^ the interests of the
he mows-more or less for lately he Roman ^^ ^^ fire aJ. ^
made a bad break in this respect- and th hont Canada there is ,
which promises it is safe to forget glwing Mntilnent that it is time fov
and whicli must he remembered.   As a ^ rf    administl.atio».     The
a public man 111 the usual sense of the Aimtim ig interesting$
term, Mr. Riley has no qualification;
las a member of the House of Com-! ~
mons he is a nonentity. He would Messrs. L. Eaton & Co. have sent
have made an excellent ward poli- in an application to the Victoria City
tician in New York—but as the Lieu-', Council for the use of the pens and
tenant-Governor of Britisb Columbia■', yards connected with the city market,
Mr. Riley would be absurd. These!1" jM«J> tin* propose to hold their
remarks may be thought cruel, but j weekly stock sales. These weekly
they are not so intended. The Week| s*»<* sales are good business both for
desires only to state facts-those un-j the eity and the farmers, and the
[popular things in this insincere com- municipal authorities probably will be
Professor Goldwin Smith writes in
the Sun:
A few months ago a young man
was killed by a blow from another
player's stick during a hockey match
in Glengarry county. The man who
struck the blow was placed on trial
on a charge of manslaughter, acquitted, and after his acquittal was the
recipient of an ovation at the hands
of the crowd of admirers who awaited him outside the court room.
Up in Kent county a man was flogged and dipped in a well by a crowd
of whitecappers. Instead of a swift
conviction and stern punishment for
the offenders ,there was a banquet on
acquittal for those charged with the
In Peterboro county last week there
was a disgraceful midnight demonstration of hoodlums in front of a
farm house. During the demonstration one of the participants fired
three shots from a military rifle, and,
as a result, one child standing inside
the house was killed and another
wounded. Although the man who did
the shooting admitted what he had
done, the coroner's jury accepted the
plea that there was no intention to do
harm, rendered a verdict of accidental death, and the shooter was allowed
to proceed to Ottawa to take part in
a military shooting tournament, while
a whole township, according to the
press dispatches, expressed approval.
It is doubtful if a more deplorable showing could be made for the
worst of the lynching states of the
west or south for the same period.
Pop-Guns Play on Lake Erie—Americanization of
Coast Dailies—Comment on Current Events.
Since last week conditions in the
Russian Caucasus have improved,
and the military authorities under
the new governor-general, Prince
Louis Napoleon, are gradually restoring order. The Caucasus is the most
troublesome part of the Czar's domain and peace is of short duration.
Considerable interest attaches to the
appointment of Prince Louis to this
high post. This prince, although not
the heir, because his elder brother,
Prince Pierre Napoleon, is alive, is
the popular claimant to the imperial
throne of France. The imperial cause Lake Erie has been the scene of
in Paris, however, has fallen on evil some exciting rencontres between the
days. The Prince's name was con- Canadian cruiser Vigilant and Ameri-
nected, in some diplomatic quarters, can fishing steamers during the past
with an alleged imperialist conspir- week. The American boats will not
acy of a number of French officers keep on their side of the line, and
for whicli the prosecution of Dreyfus continually are being caught by thc
was intended  to  have  supplied the cruisers within range   of   her fire-
friend, the Times of Victoria, has'
launched into a page of "exclusive
London cables" with illustrations of
Dukes attached. One of these "exclusive" cables has a big headline
"Damp Tights Makes Actress 111"
and another is "Wedding Stopped by
Chimes of Clock." These may be
special cables, but the place where
they are manufactured certainly is
across the border. Who cares about
the lady's dam-d tights, anyway?
Yellow and accursed!
I munity—and the fact that Mr. Riley
| is put forward,  doubtless with his
own consent, as a candidate for the
position of Lieut.-Governor, necessitates the statement that he has not
[the proper qualifications. ,
*   *   *
The appointment of Mr. Riley to
1 this "exalted" position would be un-
I popular for more reasons than Mr.
[Riley's personal unsuitability. It
I would be unpopular with the tradespeople who look to Government House
Ifor the extra trade derived from
gubernatorial entertainments, and—
Icuriously enough—it   would   be   un-
only too glad to see the old yards put
to use.
The total sum paid by motorists in
fines and costs at Andover, Hants,
tbis year is over £821.
I know that daily exercise
Is what I greatly need,
At 5 a. m. I ought to rise,
I sleep too late, indeed.
I could get up before the sun
And take a little trot
Around the block, it's good to run,
But then I'd rather not.
I know that coffee, also tea,
And alcoholic drink,
Are very, very bad for me,
They are for most, I think.
I might abjure those habits vile
That noble brain besot
And drink cold water all the while,
But then I'd rather not.
I know finite well it, is not good
To live on butcher's meat.
A purely vegetable food
Is what we ought to eat.
A firm and manly will it takes—
And that is what I've got—
To give up cutlets, chops and steaks,
But then I'd rather not,
I might reform in many ways
There's need of it, I know,
And possibly one of these dnys,
An altered man I'll grow.
But simple time you must allow,
For, nfter all, grent Scott,
I wnnt some slight enjoyment now,
Thn's why I'd rather not.
—Chicago News.
arms. On the 17th inst. the Vigilant sighted the American fishing tug
Harry G. Barnhurst and ordered her
to stop but the Harry G., which Was
five miles on the wrong side of the
line, ran for home, full speed ahead.
The Vigilant opened fire and fairly
riddled the Harry G. with small
shells from a sort of a rifle-gun.
More than thirty of these struck the
flying vessel and played old Harry
with upper part of the Harry G.
which, however, reached port, careening to one side with a mass of wreckage. Two of her crew were cut by
splinters shot away by the bullets,*
but nobody was badly hurt. Capt.
Nick Faset of the Ham' G., says that
the Vigilant could have sunk him if
desired. The American boats never
think of surrender if there is a. chance
of escape, which shows a good, sporting spirit on the part of her crews.
Some day, however, there will be an
accident and some one will be hurt.
Then we shall have a nice-sized international row, and Sir Frederick Borden's defence schemes may be called
into requisition.
Mother-In-Law—My dear Florence, I never knew you were such a good cook ;
this cold roast veal is excellent. Yes, thank you, I will take a little more of that
delightful potato salad.
Mrs. Newliwed takes the compliment with becoming silence.
Mr. Newliwed—Great Scott! Flossie, you jollied the mater properly over those
cold things at lunch.
Mrs. Newliwed—Yes, I feel very bad about it. I should have told her they all
came from DIXI ROSS', and, oh! Charlie, to-day is Sunday.
necessary public excitement. If that
was so, the plot failed, and Prince
Louis' chance of ever being Emperor
of the French was never so small as
it is now. Possibly that is why the
popular young soldier was willing to
go so far from the scene of political
schemes as the Caucasus. As for the
true inwardness of the prosecution of
Dreyfus—that remains a mystery on
which everyone may speculate.
Victoria has had a brief visit from
Sir Thos. Shaughnessy, president of
the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, who furnished the reporters
wilh a series of non-committal generalities as to the intentions of the
company on Vancouver Island. Early
in tlie week, Sir Thomas, accompanied
by a small party of local railroad officials and friends, mnde a trip over
the E. & N. line. Sir Thomas says
that the E. & N. lands nre being carefully explored with a view to settlement, and that the company has under consideration the extension of
the Island railway. And this we
have heard before. The president
suggests the name of "The Empress"
for the C.P.R. hotel in course of con-J So many writers on the press in
struction at James Bay. j Canada arc "trimmers" that a little
  1 straightforward writing causes them
The Fisheries Commission, np- real mental pain. Several newspapers
pointed hy the Dominion government, in this province have felt it a duty to
lias commenced its business in Vic- bo hurt by thc sentiments expressed
toria. Professor Prince, commission- \ in The Week in regard to
er of Canadian fisheries, is chairman, campaign
and the other members nre thc Rev.' on Vancouver Island on behalf of cor-
G. W. Taylor, of Wellington, reput- tain striking miners in Nanaimo, nnd
ed to be a great student of fish life; have launched into an attack upon
Richard Hall, M.P.P., who is nn in-1 The Week in consequence. Needless
vestor in several fishery concerns; J. j to say these writers are as unable to
C. Brown, of New Westminster, an ''cad anything straight, as they are to
outsider so far as thc tish business "rite straight, and so we have been
goes; Campbell Sweeney, investor in , considerably misrepresented. But
canneries; and J. B. Babcock, pro- Tbe Week does not care a "contin-
vincial commissioner of: fisheries.
With the exception of Professor
Prince and Mr. Babcock, the person- j ttnue to express opinions in straight
nel of the commission would not inU .forward nnd—we hope—fairly good
spire anyone with especial confidence. English. Onr remarks naturally did
Mr. Taylor may know something .hot apply to those of the miners wtib
about the business, hut the others are a I work elsewhere pending « set-
only are interested in the catching of tlemcnf of the strike, and could not
fish. Of course, they all nre good he taken to have applied to those men
Liberals, It is probable that the
commission will meet a similar body s
from the State of Washington to dis- ti
cuss proposed measures for the pre- a
servation of the salmon fishery,
'eel; in regard to » begging
run in a farming district
entnl"  for these  gentry    or    their
their criticisms, and proposes to con-
excepl by people who do not understand the language they are supposed
be able to write.   One "editor,"
jentleman  who presides over the
neslinies  of  the  Cranbrook Herald,
  and who poses as an independent in
The Americanization of the Const  politics and never loses an opportun-
dnilies continues steadily.    Our old ity for n sly hit at the Conservatives, THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
The PassingShow
literally uses up his stock of unpleasant adjectives in commenting on the
article in question. We are afraid
that the "Old Man," as he calls himself, is little better than an "old
The daily papers on the Coast are
making a splurge these days, and one
that hardly is justified by business
conditions. The World of Vancouver, is now printed on a Hoe press,
and the Times of Victoria, is trying
its best to be printed by a similar
machine. The Colonist has also a
Hoe press on the premises and is
awaiting the arrival of a competent
stereotyper to get the maclrine going.
The Times of Saturday last was
printed by the new press but the result was too dreadful for words-
something was radically wrong either
with the press of the streotyping outfit. Moreover, the paper was filled
with silly stuff about the inner workings of the Times—why it is an evening paper, and what the proofreader's
duties consist in, and so forth. Nobody cares a jot about the inside of
the newspaper business in these days
when all the old charm that used to
surround the life journalistic has vanished with the literary Bohemians, the
majority of whom are long since dead
and buried. Now, especially in Canada, a man with any real literary
ability is as scarce in a newspaper
office as he is in an Epworth League.
The newspapers print bad English
for an-indifferent public, and amuse
the ditto with hideous colored
"comic" pages in which there is not
one trace of art or humor to be discovered. Verily this is the age of
the dullness in Western Canada.
and nobody cares for
separationists. As a
Mr. Monk is a frost,
did he take on the
clauses, for instance
ally the Quebec
Church position.
the few French
matter of fact,
What position
separate school
? Why, natur-
d the Italian
We    repudiate
.The charge of impersonation in the
recent bye-election in Alberni made
against Edward Nilson was dismissed by Magistrate Yarwood at Nanaimo on Wednesday. It was sought
by the prosecution to prove that Nil-
son had voted as Nels Christian Nelson at Wellington and Mr. Drury, of
Victoria, gave evidence to that effect.
No other evidence bearing on the case
was brought out and the magistrate
considered that the prosecution had
failed to make out a case against the
accused, who pleaded "not guilty."
It is now up to the disgruntled Grits
to discover another "mare's nest."
The controversy on the subject of
the alleged unpopularity of English
people in Canada continues to occupy
space in the Overseas Mail. One correspondent writes from Canada:"The
majority of Canadians seem to hnve
a supreme contempt for Englishmen.
In fact, the word 'Englishman' is
practically synonymous with 'fool'
out here, so much are they despised."
This is tommy-rot of the tommiest
description. The more ignorant and
untravelled Canadian, generally a
little jealous of the "Englishman,"
may dislike him, but he is not likely
to take on an attitude of contempt—
not in the Englishman's presence,
anyway. Englishmen sometimes are
regarded as fools in Canada, because
having been brought up to a belief
in principle and honesty of the average man, they are sometimes easy
marks for the wily schemer. But
sensible Canadians and sensible English people get on very well together.
An Englishman arriving in Canada is
not a bit more helpless than is a
Canadian arriving in England. Conditions are different; so are morals
and manners, but of all the people
in the world the Anglo-Saxon race
are the most adaptable to circumstances, as witness the success of
Anglo-Saxons in every part of the
world. It is a little late in the day
for anyone to assert that Englishmen
arc not successful colonists. If there
had been no Englishmen, there would
have been no British Colonies. Moreover the development of Canada is
due in a very large measure to British capital and British brains and
muscle.   The Dukhobors are not in it.
At a recent meeting in Quebec, Mr.
Monk, the chief of Quebec Conservatives, advocated a more "popular"
platform for the party, something
more on the lines of Australasian
policy. The Colonist is much grieved, especially as other speakers on
thc same occasion expressed views
favoring the independence of Canada. Mr. Monk's populist theories,
however, will not hurt the country
It is to be hoped that the visit to
British Columbia of Mr. W. S. Fielding, Minister of Finance, will have
the effect of making him realize the
necessity of "better terms" for British Columbia. Mr. Fielding and Mr.
Brodeur are members of the tariff
commission now in this province, and
Mr. Martin Burrill of Grand ForkB,
took advantage of an opportunity
afforded at a little informal feast at
Proctor to impress some of British
Columbia's needs upon the ministerial visitors. But British Columbia
has the small end of the stick in the
councils at Ottawa—only seven votes
in the Commons, and those quite safe
for the government under any and all
Sir Frederick Borden says that the
present intention of the government
is to maintain a garrison at Esquimalt of about the same number of
men as are stationed there by the
Imperial authorities. He did not
know what would happen in regard to
the splendid forts at Esquimalt. That,
he said, depended upon the action of
the Imperial government. Canada
had not heen consulted in that matter by the Admiralty. "We do not
know to-day what the intentions are
on that point," he added. "To keep
up a fortress at large expenditure
which is never to be used would be
unwise."   But will it never be used?
The request of the State department of the United States for the
seizure of the schooner Carmencita
and the arrest of Capt. Alex. McLean has been refused by Premier
McBride, who, after taking the matter into consideration, replied to
Consul Smith that the government of
British Columbia cannot act as requested, and suggested that application be made to the officers of the
British Navy. The section of the
statute involved directs "That any
vessel or citizen of the United
States, or person designated in the
first section of this act, offending
against the prohibition of this or the
regulations thereunder, may be seized and detained by the naval or other
duly commissioned officers of Her
Majesty the Queen of Great Britain." The schooner is to be sold today to satisfy the crew's claims for
Mr. Haultain's Position.
With regard to the fight on at present in Saskatchewan, it seems to me
that perhaps the strongest illustration of the character of the administration of affairs at Ottawa is right
tliere. To think that the government
at Ottawa should not allow the people in the new provinces to manage
their affaire themselves, but must control them there. The situation was
this. Mr. Haultain was premier there
for some fourteen years. He has not
been on my side of politics, nevertheless I have watched his course, I
must sny, with great pleasure.   (Ap
plause.) I have never heard in this
age of graft and boodle a suggestion
against the government of the Northwest Territories. That is a compliment not only to Mr. Haultain, but
also to his Liberal colleagues. The
case stands out strong in the face of
other developments in other parts of
Canada with its purity of administration, we find the governor apparently under instruction from Ottawa,
did not call upon Mr. Haultain. There
was only a slight change; the Haultain administration had everything
except that the control was taken
away from Ottawa and it was to become a full fledged province, and that
was taken as on excuse to remove
from office this gentleman who made
such a fine record for himself and
for his government. I look upon that
as another attack upon provincial
rights. I don't understand very well
perhaps the particular questions that
are agitating the minds of the people
there, but I do think they will be
making a great mistake if they overlook this unwarranted interference by
the powers at Ottawa. I should be
glad, indeed, if the government at
Ottawa should be rebuked by the triumphant election of Mr. Haultain
(Applause.)—Joseph Martin, in his
Winnipeg Speech.
The Kaien Island "Deal."
The government has sold ten thous
and acres of land in the vicinity of
Tuck's Inlet at the price of one dollar per acre as a site for the Pacific
terminus of the railway. The lands
are to be surveyed at the company's
expense and in accordance with the
provisions of the land act and the
company is to establish thereon the
permanent terminus of the railway
and the townsite surrounding said
terminus. The government is to have
a quarter interest in such townsite
in accordance with the provisions of
section 32 of the land act. There is
also a provision in the agreement
with the company "that the land
fronting on the sea or other water
shall be divided into blocks having a
frontage on the sea or waterway of
not less than one thousand feet."
The government has the first right of
selection in the division of the land
and by the provision mentioned above
it will have at least one block with
1,000 feet on the water front. Subject to the approval of the governor-
general in council, the company on
August 3, 1905, agreed to astablish
its terminus on the said lands and
"thereon construct of a substantial
permanent character the wharves,
docks, stations, yards, roundhouses
and other facilities proper and suitable for such terminus." The company has also agreed that "some
substantial work will be begun upon
the construction of the said wharves,
docks, stations, yards, roundhouses
and other facilities on or before the
30th day of June, A.D. 1906, and
thereafter actively prosecuted to completion." Should the company fail
to carry out the, provisions of the
agreement the government has the
right to cancel it and to resume possession of the land.—News-Advertiser.
Rossland's New Paper.
Rossland is to have a new daily
paper, called The Rossland Star. It
will be an evening paper, the first
issue appearing about the beginning
of October. We are informed that
the editor and proprietor will be Mr.
Hugh Aitken, manager for the Nanaimo Herald Publishing Company.
Mr. Aitken will retain his connection
with the Herald as manager, giving
both papers his personal supervision.
The Star will be Liberal in politics,
so that the Rossland Miner may find
it convenient to turn its coat again.
At St. John's rectory on Tuesday
afternoon Mr. Charles R. Bishop and
Miss Dorothv Worthington were mar
ried, Rev. Percival Jenns officiating.
The bride was gowned in white voile
over taffeta and was attended by Miss
Sadie Monteith, while Mr. J. A. Worthington, brother of the bride, attended the groom.
After the ceremony a reception was
held at the residence of the bride,
after which they left for a honeymoon trip to Seattle, Portland and
other Sound cities.
Premier McBride returned to Victoria last Saturday after a week's
camping at Coquahalla, where he was
accompanied by Sheriff Armstrong
and Mr. J. J. Cambridge of New
Westminster. Mr. McBride was much
amused at the fictitious stories published in the World, the Colonist and
other newspapers to the effect that
his party had been without food, owing to a case of supplies having gone
astray. They had plenty to eat although a few luxuries, such as marmalade and tomato sauce, specially
ordered for Mr. Cambridge, did not
reach the eamp.
Buttonholes, Cigars
and Papers
at the
Savoy Cigar Stand
Government St.
The Taylor Mill Co.
All kinds of Building Material,
120 Government Street, Victoria
Largest Stook
. J. Barnsley & Co. *
115 GOVT. ST.
Phone No. 409.
5oCents per Month.   All
the Latest Novels.
86 Yates St.
Gasoline Launches
For Sale
Write for particulars.
Rock Bay, Victoria, B. C.
skin soap
As used by the Queens of England, Italy and Roumania.
40c. per Box of Three Tabhts.
Terry & Marett,
S. E. Coi. Fort & Douglas Sts.
Hotel St. Francis
Victoria, B. C.
A. W. Bridgman
Established 1858
Real Estate, Financial and
Insurance Agent.
Agent Commercial Union Assurance Co.
Ltd., of London, England.   London'
Assurance Corporation,
41 Government St
for removing
Wrinkles and
Improving tbe
For sale at
65 Douglas St.
Italian School of Mnsii
Of the Conservatory of Music, Napoli
(Italy). In addition to tuition on th
Violin, Mandolin and Guitar, he wi
conduct a special class in the art <
pianoforte accompaniment to a limite
number of advanced pupils. Special m
tention is given to beginners as well s
to advanced players. The school is si
uated at 117 Cook Street Victoria.
I Fred. J. Hesher
I 97J* Fort Street, Victoria THE WEEK, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
At the residence of the bride's parents, James street, on Saturday last
at eight o'clock, Anna Isabel, eldest
daughter of Col. and Mrs. Holmes,
was united in matrimony to Richard
Marpole, general superintendent of
the Pacific division of the C. P.R.
The ceremony was performed by the
Rev. Leslie Clay, B.A., in the presence of the family and a few most
intimate friends.
Miss Irene Brignall of Vancouver,
was maid of honor, and looked most
charming in a dainty frock of hand
1 painted organdie, while the MisseB
t'Eva and Naomi Holmes, sisters of the
bride, acted as flower girls, wearing
the most dainty of white organdie
frocks and wearing pearl initial pins,
the gift of the groom. To the maid
of honor the groom gave a bracelet,
set with pearls and rubies.
The bride, who was given away
i*by her father, looked very handsome
in a gown of most exquisite lace over
white satin, wearing the orthodox
[/Veil of white tulle caught up with
orange blossoms. She carried a lovely
bouquet of white roses and maidenhair fern. The groom's gift to the
j bride was a diamond and ruby ring.
Mr. E. R. Ricketts, of Vancouver,
supported the groom.
The house was most artistically decorated for the occasion by Mrs. Bullen, Mrs. Carmichael and Miss Brignall, who are to be most heartily congratulated on the pleasing effect of
their work. The drawingroom was a
mass of white roses, asters and asparagus fern, and the ceremony was
performed under a very pretty bell
of chrysanthemums,
The supper table, the work of Mrs.
Bullen, was most dainty, the flowers,
used being white Japanese anenomes.
A supper followed the ceremony and
those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Marpole, Mr. and Mrs. Carmichael, Mr. and Mrs. Johnston, Mr.
and Mrs. Poff, Mr. and Mrs. Bullen,
Mr. and Mrs. Worlock. After the
supper the happy couple left on Mr.
Dunsmuir's private yacht "Thistle"
for a short tour, after which they will
take up their residence in Vancou-
Below is a partial list of presents:
The officers of the Pacific division
f"'the C.P.R., a solid silver service,
Including dinner knives and forks,
carver, fish knife and f ork, fruit
iknife and fork, and oyster fork, in
lone case; and in another four dozen
{forks and spoons; also a silver tea
service and three silver and bronze
Other gifts were: Mr. and Mrs.
Flumerfelt, silver service; Col.*and
'Mrs. A. W. Jones, silver salt cellars;
Capt. and Mrs. Gaudin, silver picture
frame; A. J. C. Galletly, silver candelabra; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ambery,
silver picture frame; T. S. Gore, silver
hairpin box"; Dr. and Mrs. Powell,
silver cream jug and sugar bowl; Mr.
hnd Mrs. F. S. Barnard, silver fruit
dish and spoon; Sir Charles and Lady
Tupper, silver tea service; Miss Hanington, silver picture frame; Miss
Leigh Spencer (Vancouver), silver
side dish; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Car-
michael, four silver vases; J. Hirsch,
silver vase; Mr. and Mrs. Poff, silver
[entree dish; E. R. Ricketts silver en-
;ee dish; Mrs. Janion, photo frame;
Mr, and Mrs. D. E. Brown, silver
ard receiver; Mr. and Mrs. W. F.
ullen, silver   claret   jug; Mr. and
rs. Stimson,   silver   vases; H. A.
blmes (Kaslo), check; Hon. Justice
nd Mrs. Irving, silver candelabra;
M. Rattenbitry, diamond ring; Mr.
nd Mrs. Clarence Marpole, diamond
•escent; Hon. George A. Walkem,
learl pendant; Mrs. Eberts, silver
terry spoon; Mr. and Mrs. Henshaw
Vancouver), bon bon dish; Mr. and
Irs. D. R. Ker, liqueur set; Mr. and
Irs, Brignall, silver side dish; Miss
ell, photo frame: Mr. Geo. Camp-
11, photo frame; Mrs, McBeth (To
ronto), two silver bon bon dishes;
Mr. and Mrs. Ellison, photo frame;
Dr. and Mrs. Lefevre, silver card receiver; Misses Eva and Naomi
Holmes, silver tea bowl; Col. and
Mrs. E. G. Prior, cut glass dish; Capt.
and Mrs. Irving, cut glass bowl; R. C.
Janion, cut glass berry dish; Hon. R.
G. and Mrs. Tatlow, cut glass decanter; Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Courtney, cut
glass water jug; Misses Hickey, cut
glass bon bon dish; Major C. T. Dupont, silver vase; Miss Strickland,
cut glass dish; Mrs. Blaiklock, vase;
Mrs. Wallace, pair vases; Mr. and
Mrs. R. H. Pooley, scent bottle; Miss
Dunsmuir, purse; Mrs. Hading, salt
cellar; Mrs. Phillips, inkstand; Dick
Marpole, silver pepper dish; Charles
Vernon, breast pin; Mr. and Mrs. D.
P. Marpole, silverware; E. R. Ricketts, to the bridegroom, set of pearl
studs; Mrs. and Miss Loewen, jardiniere; Mr. Reese, cut glass bowl;
Capt. and Mrs. Muspratt Williams,
Oriental bronze vases; Cultus Club,
(Campbell Sweeney, J. M. Chalde-
cott, S. Heinboken, M. Mclvor
Campbell, C. Gardiner-Johnston) ^
silver plate; Dr. and Mrs. Fagan,
silver vases; Mr. and Mrs. A. Graham, pearl electric light stand; Col.
and Mrs. Hall, bronze kettle; Miss
Newton, frame and painting; Mrs.
Roper, bronze fern stand; Mr. Mc-
Girr, blotter; Mrs. Fraser (Vancouver), silver cup; Miss Bullen, menu
cards; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Nicholles,
electric light lamp; Lem How, bronze
gong; H. D. Helmcken, K.C, and
Mrs. Helmcken, scent bottles; Mr.
and Mrs. Charleston, pictures; Mrs.
Nicholl, bronze gong; Mrs. Langworthy, jar; Mrs. R. P. Rithet, glass
and bronze bowl; Vietoria and Vancouver Stevedoring Company, bronze
and glass bowl and bronze lamp;
Mr. and Mrs. Osier, silver flasks;
W. C. Lampson, letter weight; Mr.
and Mrs. E. Mohun, vase; Mr. and
Mrs. Mara; cut glass spirit set; Mrs.
C. E. Pooley, silk dressing robe;
Militia Staff, Victoria (Master Gunner Mulcahey, R. C. A., Sub-Contractor Ireland, O.C.C., Sergt. Major
Manuel, O.S.C., Co. S.-M. Caven,
Sergt. R. 0. Clarke), brass writing
set; Mrs. and Miss Keefer, silk ki-
mona; Mr. Russell, turquoise hairpin; Mr. and Mrs. J. Dunsmuir, silver cake dish; W. J. Holmes (Kaslo), check; Mrs. Holmes, household
linen; Mrs. R. Mackenzie, doilies;
Mr. and Mrs. Gore, tablecloth; Mrs.
Beaven, Maltese lace; J. H. Kew,
doilies and tea cloth; Mrs. and Miss
Burrows, lace collar; Mrs. R. Robertson, toilet cover; Baggage Room
Staff, C.P.R. Co., silver soup jar; Ah
Jime, tobacco jar; Chung Hoie, jar;
Percy G. Shallcross, glass and silver
ower stand; Arthur Potts, bronze ornament; Challoner & Mitchell, vase;
Dr. and Mrs. Meredith Jones, china
cup and saucer; Miss Brady, embroidered table centrepiece.
At the Calvary Baptist Church Rev.
J. F. Vichert united in marriage two
well known Victorians on Tuesdny
evening, Mr. William Russell and
Miss Eva Jane Andrews. The church,
which was most profusely decorated
by a committee of young people, was
crowded with friends of the bride
and groom.
The bride was given awny by her
father, Mr. Edmund W. Andrews,
and attended by her sister, Miss
Mattie and Grace Andrews.
The bride was gowned in white
voile over silk and chiffon and carried a lovely shower bouquet of white
bride roses, while the bridesmaids
looked very sweet in white organdie
carrying shower bouquets of carnations, the gifts of thc groom, and
wearling pearl brooches, also gifts of
the groom.
The bride's going awny dress was
of blue cloth trimmed with cream
and red with toque to match.
The groom was nttended by Messrs.
fl. Northcott and Charles McNeill.
After the ceremony n reception was
held at the residence of the bride's|
parents, Pine street, where a large
nmnber of friends gathered to wish
the newly married couple every happiness. Mr. and Mrs. Russell left
for San Francisco and other Cali-
fornian points. On their return they
will make Victoria their home. The
list of present is as follows: Ushers
of Calvary Baptist Church, engraved
cake basket; Groom's Sunday school
class, silver napkin ring; Friends,
Burnside Mission, silver tea service,
silver and cut glass sugar bowl; Mr.
and Mrs. J. Russell, cheques; Mr.
and Mrs. Angus Galbraith, silver
cake basket; Dr. and Mrs. Wrigles-
worth (Fernie), silver sugar shell;
Capt. F. H. Griffith, silver knives and
forks; Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Horton,
cheque; Mr. and Mrs. Morgan (Van-
voiiver), silver coffee spoons; Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Brooks, silver sugar
tongs; Miss Flossie Wilson, silver
photo frame; G. W. Andrews, cheque;
Mr. and Mrs. R. Dinsdale, silver coffee spoons; Mr. and Mrs. N. Allen
(Vancouver), fish fork; Mr. and Mrs.
G. E. Wilkinson, silver and oak butter dish; Mr. and Mrs. W. Beckwith,
china plate; Miss Beckwith, doilies;
Mr. and Mrs. A. Galbraith, Jr., Venetian vase; Mr. and Mrs. Emrie,
cheque; Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gillis,
silver pickle jar; Mr. and Mrs. J.
Cherry, china berry set; Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey, cheque; Mr. and Mrs.
W. Galbraith, tea service; Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Dresser, silver and oak
marmalade jar; Mr. and Mrs. Mercer, spirit lamp and kettle; Messrs.
W. and J. Dinsmore, silver cake basket; Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Dresser,
silver tea pot; bride's father and
mother, household linen; Mrs. Haz-
enfratz, set of carvers; Mrs. and Miss
E. Wilson, jardiniere; Miss L. Gon-
nason, fruit spoon; Mr. and Mrs. F,
C. Dillabough, silver fruit spoon;
Miss Maude Underhill, silver spoon;
Mr. and Mrs. E. Middleton, . silver
butter dish; Miss Gertie Knappett,
china plates, cups and saucers; Mr.
Colin Campbell (Seattle), picture;
Dr. and Mrs. Louis Hall, cheque;
Miss Sadie Galbraith, silver and glass
fruit dish; Mrs. James and Miss
Strachan, silver sugar sifter; Mr. and
Mrs. G. Sherwood, table napkins;
Mrs. Foote, cut glass pepper and salt
cellar; Mr. and Mrs. M. G. McGregor, tea cloth; Rev. J. F. and Mrs.
Vichert, picture; Johns Bros., jardiniere; Mr. and Mi's. Watson, side-
hoard service; Mrs. McDonald, salad
bowl; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McNeil,
silver and cut glass cruet; Capt. and
Mrs. F. Hackett, silver tea spoons;
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Carter, bon,
bon dish; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Ether-
ton (Seattle) silver fruit knives;
Mrs. Knappett, bed spread; Mr. nnd
Mrs. Waittes and Miss Cambell, silver and oak biscuit jar; Mr. R. Russell, picture; Cnpt. nnd Mrs. C. Campbell, fruit dish; Mr. and Mrs. M.
Crawford, silver bon bon dish; Mrs.
Harper, rouge pot; Mrs. Alex. Clyde,
china dish; Miss Gertie Andrews,
chinn cups and saucers; Mr. and Mrs.
Ward, chinn dish; Mr. nnd Mrs. H.
A. Morgan, silver tea spoons; Ah Si,
silk scarf; Mr. and Miss Crawford,
silver spoons; Mr. nnd Mrs. A. B.
McNeill, silver butter dish; Mr. nnd
Mrs. H. F. Bishop, silver ten spoons;
Mr. nnd Mrs. E. Mercer, silver pickle
jar; Mr. nnd Mrs. F. W. Allen, chinn
tea service.
On Monday nt the family residence,
Cnrr street, Miss Edith Bamfield wns
united in marriage to Mr. E. B.
Marsh of Snn Francisco. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Leslie
I Clay. R.A., after whicli the happy
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Miss C. Christie hns returned from
Cnlifornin accompanied by her sister.
Miss McGuire, and is visiting Mrs.
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So much for Mr. Martin's opinion
of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. What about
the Liberal party of to-day? Mr.
Martin says: "I would like any Liberal to take that book containing the
principles adopted in 1893 and pick
out to-day one single plank that has
not been torn into shreds by the present government. I say the only remedy is to get a new party, to be
founded upon principles instead of
upon graft." Strong, isn't it? But
it is also true.
The Week does not often find itself in an attitude of approval in
regard to Air. Joseph Martin. He
has been the stormy petrel of British Columbia politics. With the assistance of a former Lieut.-Governor,
he forced himself upon the province
as premier, and his actions in the
provincial legislature were not, later-
ly, in the public interest. British Columbia turned him down—to use a
popular expression—but he is a man
of marked ability, and his present
attitude towards his former political
friends is justified by their works.
After a long silence, Mr. Joseph
Martin has spoken. Mr. Martin has
been a Liberal all his life, but no
Liberals will derive much satisfaction
from the notable oration which he
delivered to an immense and enthusiastic audience in Winnipeg recently.
Mr. Martin has entered into a conspiracy floated hy Mr. R. L. Richardson of the Winnipeg Tribune and
other prominent politicians, to start
a third party in the Dominion, the
platform of which is to consist chiefly of "government ownership" and
"Provincial Rights." Mr. Martin
says that he does not intend to take
an active part in the leadership of
the proposed third party, and that he
went to Winnipeg at the request of
certain Alanitobans to assist in giving the party a start, as it were. But
having, in that manner, put his hand
to the plow, Mr. Martin may find it
difficult to retire into his professional seclusion in Vancouver, where
an occasional brush with a police
magistrate furnishes the only recreation for his combative spirit.
Politically, there is much significance in the unexpected and dramatic reappearance of Joseph Martin
in the arena which witnessed his former triumphs in the Liberal cause.
He has seen through the glamor that
surrounds the personality of Sir Wilfrid Laurier; he has discovered that
the Liberal party has deserted its
traditions, and he is in open revolt.
It is true that he does not expect
much from the Conservative party
under the leadership of Mr. Borden,
whose weak attitude in regard to the
separate school clauses in the Autonomy Bill was a disappointment to
the West, but in his discovery and
disclosure of the degeneracy of the
Liberal party of to-day Mr. Martin
does a service to his former adversaries.
"I had confidence in Sir Wilfrid,"
said Mr. Martin. "I thought he was
a man of principle and a true Liberal.
But my confidence is entirely gone.
As I said before, I think he is the
mere tool and puppet of the heir-
archy of Quebec. I must say this. A
great mapy people think he is a man
of great ability, I do not think so."
During the ten months ended on
June 30th last the balance in favor
of the United States in the trade
between that country and Canada
was over eighty millions of dollars.
Still the United States government
is not satisfied and is considering
the advisability of placing duties on
Canadian raw material. For our part
we object to the export of our raw
material to the United States. It is
this export trade that enables the
United States to be on the right side
of the ledger in the trade - between
the two countries. It is clear that
the United States are the richer for
Canadian trade relations and if those
relations are curtailed, the loss is not
The trouble is that Canadians are
not sufficiently patriotic in business.
They prefer American to Canadian
goods, which are sometimes a little
inferior, and they buy them accordingly. American boots, for instance,
are shoddy, but they are not quite so
shoddy as the Canadian article. The
same is true of clothing and many
other manufactured goods. Even our
financial institutions are unpatriotic.
The whole of Western Canada from
Winnipeg to Victoria is in sad need
of capital to develop her unoccupied
lands, her mines and her industries.
Yet money is scarce while Canadian
bankers are putting out Canadian
money in the United States. The
Canadian bank statement for July 31
shows that their call loans "elsewhere
than in Canada," which means New
York, principally, increased during
July from $43,067,558 to $51,254,965.
British Columbia could do nicely with
some of those millions.
speaks to a man it tries to find out
what the man's opinions are so that
it may not say anything to offend. It
is a very soft animal, but it is a very
mean one, and it would much rather
hear evil of anybody, than good. It
cannot believe the truth any more
than it can speak the truth. As already mentioned this degenerate animal is becoming very plentiful in this
province, especially in the Coast
cities. Victoria, having a nice equable climate which is rarely too cold
or too hot to hurt the miserable constitution of the creature, has more
than its share of the "timid burgher," and Victoria is losing trade
and losing opportunties in consequence. "A little leaven will leaven
the whole"; so also a comparatively
small element of the "timid burgher"
variety will ruin the reputation of a
whole community.
"The future greatness of Canada,
he realized, depended largely upon the
Northwest and this great province,
which up to the present had only
been scratched."—Extracts from The
Times' report of Sir Frederick Borden's speech at Liberal gathering in
the Driard Hotel, Victoria.
The Week is glad that Sir Frederick
realizes that this great province has
"only heen scratched up to the present." That is just about all the Laurier Govermennt has done for British
Columbia, and being scratched is
very irritating. Did any one whisper
"Better Terms"?
and who regards it as a primary duty
finds no occupation more dispiriting,
more apt to unfit him for serious
work, than pacing from house to
house in the early afternoon, delivering a pack of visiting cards, varied
by a perfunctory conversation, seated at the edge of an easy chair, on
subjects of inconceivable triviality.—
Cornhill Alagazine. .
The "timid burgher" — a contemptuous phrase invented by military men to describe a certain type of
animal—is becoming much too plentiful in British Columbia. It is a curious creature which walks partly upright on two legs, but does not look
you in the face. It has not got a
soul, although it goes to church and
tries to persuade itself tht it is a
Man. Heaven only knows where it
came from and why. Apparently it
serves no useful purpose in this
sphere of existence, and there is no
reason to anticipate that any part of
it will be pepetuated in a higher life.
As a rule its occupation is "business." It sells things in shops. Like
the Pharisees of whom we read in
Holy Writ, it loves greetings in the
market place—that is it loves to greet
the successful person or the possible
customer. It does not read and it
does not think, but it chatters on
street comers and believes every tomfool piece of gossip that drifts to it
out  of the  drink dives.    When it
Sir Frederick Borden, M.D., K.C.
M.G., Minister of Militia and Defense, has duly visited Victoria, inspected the Fifth Regiment and the
Esquimalt fortifications, and gone
away back to the Great Cent Belt in
which he was raised. C. A. Harrison
of the Driard scored the price of a
banquet and the Times had an excuse to run a picture of a genteel
person with side-whiskers, reminiscent of an English country doctor or a duke's butler, which it alleged was a portrait of our great
military administrator. Let us pray
for peace.
The Fernie Ledger has a big
"scare head" announcing the visit of
the Governor-General and his party
to the Crow's Nest Pass, which reads
"Royalty at Coleman." Earl Grey
will be astonished if he sees the
Ledger. The address presented by
Coleman to his excellency also is a
thing of joy.
The exigencies of newspaper life in
the Far West are many, and The
Week regrets being again compelled
to "come out" without its usual cartoon. The reason for this is that the
local engraving firm is completely
tied up with work for the New Westminster fair and is unable to break
loose and make The Week's cuts.
There was a good one drawn by our
artist this week but it cannot see the
light of day just yet.
French-Canadian View.
The people here regard with fond
emotion the spectacle of the great
Mother countries fraternising in
friendship that will bear fruit for the
peace of the world and the advancement of humanity—Canada, Montreal.
Rather Rude.
The strenuous Roosevelt's recent
exploit in going down in a submarine
boat is spoken of as one "characteristic of the man." Of course it was.
It was done no doubt for spectacular
effect, and as a spectacular ass, he
leads the hunch, though it may be
that Bill, of Germany, is a close second.—Vancouver Clarion.
Social Stupidities.
A man who cares about his work,
Governor or Agent ?
But after all this idea of the Lieutenant Governor being a representative of the King, has become under
Laurier only a convenient fiction giving an appearance of dignity to the
performances expected of the occupant of the office in his real government at Ottawa. Not every Lieutenant Governor will render the service
expected of these provincial agencies,
and Sir Henri Joly is a notable example of a gentleman who has preserved the courtly dignity and lived
up to the traditions associated with
the office before the Laurier era degraded it. If Sir Henri had heen a
pliant tool, no doubt there would have
been a second term for him, as there
is a third for the notorious Forget
of Saskatchewan. But since Sir Wilfrid desires to have at Victoria an
agent of his government, rather than
a representative of the crown, a practical politician instead of a student
of the British constitution is the natural selection.— New Westminster
Satisfactory Arrangement.
The selection of Kaien Island by
the Grand Trunk Pacific Company for
the western terminus of the National
Transcontinental Railway was partly
due to the fact; that speculators had
bought up the land about Port
Simpson and Kitimaat. The British
Columbian government has made a
mutually profitable arrangement with
the company about the land for a city
site.—Toronto Globe.
Slocan Plums.
A good example of what the Slocan City district can do in the way
of fruit raising, can be seen in the
garden of D. St. Denis. A young
tree, whicli is hardly bigger than a
shrub, stands literally loaded with
plums. Six of them .weigh one and a
quarter pounds. The flavor is delicious. So heavy is the production
that the tree requires support. Samples have been sent to the Nelson fair
for exhibition. — Sandon Mining
The World Horrified.
It is announced that certain'' horsemen" have their plans all prepared
for building a "speedway" in the
park. A "speedway" is a stepping
stone to a race track, and a race track
is a place where invariably congregates a crowd of gamblers and toughs
who, quite distinct from the better
class of racing men, are attracted by
the glint of coin in the hands of the
race enthusiast as is the bird of prey
by the smell of carrion. The side
"stables," the grandstand, the bookmakers' ring, the "refreshment"
booth, and the swarm of pickpockets
who troop across the line when the
racing season is on, seeking him whose
pelf they may devour.
Are these things to disgrace Stanley Park?—Vancouver World.
The Ottawa Idea.
Ottawa, Sept. 15.—The question of
the lieutenant governorship of British Columbia will not be discussed
until after the New Westminster
Probably Senator Templeman will
be here before it is settled. His recommendation will no doubt go.
It looks at this time as if Mr.
Riley, M.P., will be selected to succeed Sir Henri Joly.—Victoria Times.
The Missing Mayor.
Word has   reached   Nelson   that
Mayor John Houston has been located
in Carson City, Nev. Whether or not
he intends to return is purely a surmise. Under the statutes the mayor's
chair can not be declared vacant until
three months 'absence which will not
expire till the end of October.—Moyie
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Nelson, September 18.
The stirring event of the past week
was. the sitting of the tariff commission and the presentation thereunto
of the cases for an import duty of
$2 per thousand on lumber, for the
retention of the present duty upon
fruit and for an import duty on pig
lead of not less than 25 per cent ad
valorem, to succeed the present bounty system on its expiry. Nelson was
thronged with lumber, lead and fruit
men from all over the Kootenay and
from Yale, and the commissioners
must have heen bewildered with the
surprising knowledge of facts and
figures, apparently the natural heri
tage of almost every witness who ap-
peared before them. However, the
. Liberal ministers seemed to be thor-
/ oughly at home in their metier, even
if the lesson is barely learned during
the past decade. The general opinion seems to he that British Columbia will get what it wants from the
tariff commission although the lumber men and the fruit growers of the
coast should not be behind in hacking the requests already presented by
the men of the mountains. F. W.
Jones of Oojden put up a wonderful
argument for the lumber men. Indeed he rather proved too much because the chairman of the commission, the Finance Minister, Hon. W,
S. Fielding, taking Mr. Jones on his
own figures showed that the importation of rough lumber was barely
more than a tenth of the lumber produced west of the lakes at the present
time and to raise a tariff wall in such
case looked like establishing a prohibitive duty rather than a "tariff
for revenue purposes only." But except for this small degression, pardonable in so old a Liberal, nobody
else can allude to a weapon that is
now in the lumber room of the Liberal armoury.
The lead men's chief plea was that
the bounty was doing good, but its
duration was limited and in consequence of these limitations capitalists declined to invest in lead mines
inasmuch as they would hardly have
got a really first class mine properly
developed before the bounty would
drop. And they would then drop
their money.
The fruit men made a most terrible
splurge. They quoted (the sinner
was mostly Martin Burrill of Grand
Forks) figures which went to prove
that British Columbia orchards were
increasing their plantings by 200 per
cent whereas the best portions of the
fruit belt of the east were only doing
from 25 to 50 per cent. The chief
contention was that the men of Winnipeg had asked that the duty on
fruit should he lowered because British Columbia could not supply the
demand. It was this point that the
various growers set themselves to disprove.
The chief feature of the present
week will be the Nelson fair. No
trouble has heen spared, in spite of
the want of assistance from the government, owing to its energies being
sated with the New Westminster exhibition, to make the present show
better than any of its annual precursors and from the arrangements that
have been made and the list of prizes
which has been published there
seems to be little doubt, at all events
locally, that the fair will be »all that
Nelson at present demands of it. One
novel attraction is the baby show.
Not that babies are novel hut the lady
who is running the baby show this
year declares that babies are not half
appreciated and has set herself to
combat this eminently silly habit of
mind. She has roped in cabinet ministers and provincial authorities, has
applied to crowned heads ((not forgetting the race suicide man, Presi
dent Roosevelt) and no local big wig
has had a chance of escape. He' has
either to produce a baby or a prize
and one shop window in Nelson's
principal thoroughfare is full of the
trophies of the enterprising lady in
question, Mrs. James L. Harris. Next
year she says that there will be twice
as many babies in Nelson. Any lingering believer in Mathus or Mrs.
Annie Besant will have to fly the
The C.P.R. is waking up. They
have launched a new steamer for
Slocan lake and are now about to
start work upon yet another' steamer
for Kootenay lake which will make
the connection between Nelson and
Kootenay landing on the Crow's
Nest main line. Next they declare
that they will inaugurate a service
to Vancouver and Victoria, via Nelson, by way of Slocan lake instead of
via the Arrow lake. This will have
the effect of shortening the .run to
the coast by twelve hours and will
bring the C.P.R. on a par with the
Great Northern.
There seems to be trouble over in
Rossland as to the allleged deal hy
which the C.P.R. is to have all the
Le Roi ore smelted at Trail. Manager Astley refused to have anything
to do with this scheme and he has
consequently been replaced hy Manager Mackenzie who twice before has
had charge of the mine. In the meantime the shareholders have yet to be
heard from and there may be something doing about that time. In connection with this matter it is stated
that Manager Aldridge of the Trail
smelter has moved himself like a
shadow from London and is even now
flying west to meet Sir Thomas
Shaughnessy at Rossland at the close
of the week.
The zinc commission is now fairly
launched and is busy pursuing its enquiries among the zinciferous mines
of the Ainsworth and Kaslo camps.
In the mean time the Frank smelter
is getting busy. That concern lately
announced that it had consummated
negotiations which give the zinc reduction work its own colliery on
which to draw for fuel. It has already bonded a number of properties
from which it expects to draw its supply of ores. Hence the company is
probably happily placed. It has need
to be, for it is a long haul from
Kootenay lake to the summit of the
Rockies for zinc ore to hear.
There is no word yet of the return
of the mayor. John Houston has
been placed in Tonopah but from all
accounts he does not seem likely to be
again a resident in Nelson for some
time to come. Which will be a pity
for Nelson will lose of that salt which
is the leaven of life. In the meantime his old enemy Lome Campbell
of the West Kootenay Power and
Light Company has re-started action
against the municipal power plant
and wants to commit to jail the contractors on that work because he
alleges they have not obeyed a most
extraordinary injunction issued by
one of the sapient judges whom this
province has to suffer for its sins.
He also wants to sequester the revenues of Nelson. That, however, is
nothing new. That particular power
company has ever had its arm, shoulder deep, into Nelson's finances.
Island Affairs
Nanaimo and Ladysmith Notes
Lightning Does Damage in
the Coal City.
Nanaimo, Sept. 20.
There was quite a flutter in Nanaimo on Tuesday, when it was learned that Sir Thomas Shaughnessy and
party were on the way in a special
train from Victoria to take a flying
trip over the E. & N. railway to get
a hurried glance at the C.P.R.'s new
purchase. There was a little scurrying around of some of the members
of the Board of Trade, a mysterious
body that is generally invisible, and
there was every indication that the
noted visitors would be waited upon
when they stopped over for lunch;
but alas for the plan to interview the
magnates, for the order that had been
given at one of the hotels for the
meal was cancelled, news coming that
the travellers were carrying their
sandwiches with them—and so the
opportunity to put forward Nanav
mo's claims was lost.
There is great rivalry between Nanaimo and Ladysmith these days, as
to which is to be the favored spot for
the big railway company to spend its
spare cash upon, and speculation
breaks out every now and again as
to which port is to hold the ferry
connection with Vancouver. It is true
that at present Ladysmith has the
railway transfer, hut then Mr. Dunsmuir retained the waterfront when
he sold out and there is a question
whether after all the C.P.R. may not
get a position on Departure Bay,
where there is an unsurpassed harbor,
and extend the line there, running
both passenger steamer and car ferry
from that point. Both Ladysmith
and Nanaimo sent deputations to
Vancouver when the transfer of the
railway was first under consideration,
the object of each rival party to present the claims and advantages of its
particular town, as opposed to the
other. The C.P.R. officials, however,
like the proverbial owl, look wise, but
say nothing, with the result that both
towns are perfectly sure of success.
Some fine day the company will carry
out its own plan, at present it is by
no means idle and the incubation of
its golden egg goes on quietly hut
There has been a more confident
feeling this week that the mining
strike is nearing its end. It is known
that the committee of men from the
The thirty-eighth annual exhibition of the North and South Saanich
Agricultural Asosciation, held in the
hall in South Saanich on Friday and
Saturday of last week, was most
successful. The exhibits of grain,
fruit and vegetables did credit to the
fertile*soil and competent husbandry of Saanich; while the live stock
on view showed that Saanich farmers came
appreciate the value of good breeding
in their animals. In the ladies' departments lots of clever cookery and
needle work were displayed.
The Vietoria lacrosse team plays
New Westminster at the Royal City
United Mine Workers has been in
consultation frequently during the
past few days and there have been
numerous letters to the press urging
that the men, regardless of union,
be given another chance to express
their opinion hy a secret ballot, as to
whether the strike should end. There
are many who claim that the majority of the men are sick of the long
vacation, and that the vote would be
largely in favor of returning to work.
The statement is going round that if
the United Mine Workers will not
consent to put the matter to a vote in
this way, the Western Federation will
take steps to have a vote taken next
week. However, this is not said definitely, although there is good ground
for believing this course will be followed.
The extraordinary thunder storm
that visited the city and district on
Saturday seems to have confined itself to a very small compass. It rose
suddenly and stayed its hand as
swiftly. The rain was dropping
steadily, while a south wind promised lots more water whence the other
Of a sudden there was a com
motion in the air, the wind swished
round to the north in a twinkling and
flash, bang, came thunder and lightning, till the astonished people wondered when it was going to end. Thc
city escaped damage, but trees dropped across country roads, the trunks
split and twisted by the lightning,
and one man who was hit seems to
have marvellously escaped with his
life, a black stripe from his waist to
his foot, a split boot and a couple of
sore toes being all the traces of the
shock that sent him to sleep for an
hour or two. The tree under which
he was sitting is a curious sight,
showing on the stem how the lightning made rings round it before
jumping off to the ground after riving
the wood from top to bottom.
the result as follows:   For the proposals, 9; against 247; spoiled, 1.
September 21.
The following is the letter given out
to the press by the secretary of the
United Mine Workers on behalf of
the committee who were in consultation with the company this week:
"It has heen freely reported
through the columns of the press that
80 per cent, of the miners were prepared to go to work. To put this
matter before the public and to relieve the executive committee of the
United Mine Workers from any responsibility pertaining to such rumors,
after hearing the committees report,
of their interview with Mr. Stockett
and finding that the Western Fuel
Company's demands were practically
the same as when they closed their
mines on 31st May last, it was decided to take a secret ballot to ascer-
As the result of a dispute over Carlyle at a Shepherd's Bush evening
party Lewis Reeve, a pianoforte
maker, was yesterday charged at the
West Loudon Police Court with causing bodily harm to Malcolm Macdonald by throwing him down a flight of
stairs, says the Overseas Mail. Macdonald was taken to the West London
hospital suffering from concussion,
and later brain trouble developed,
and he was taken to Banstead Asylum.
Mr. Reeve evidently agrees with
Carlyle's dictum to the effect that
"every man has a right to his opinion, but another man may have the
right to kick him for holding it."
The annual exhibition of the Cowichan Agricultural Society is being
held at Duncans to-day. An attractive programme of sports, etc., is provided and the cheap excursions, to
Duncans should be largely patronized.
Cranbrook is about to apply for
incorporation.   The total valuation of
tain the facts of the situation, with the town is $416,190.
J.G.G0WIE & CO, GlASGOW^cotz/w.
Turner, Beeton &, Co., Ltd., Victoria.
"BLACK AND WHITE" was the only Scotch Whiskey served at the
dinner given to our King and Queen when visiting
Algiers in April last.
Ask your Wine Merchant for "BLACK AND WHITE"
Radiger & Janion, General Agents for British Columbia and the Yukon District.
The Old Established and Popular House. First Class Restaurant in Connection.
Meals at All Hours.
The Victoria is Steam Heated Throughout; has the best Sample Rooms in the City;
and has been Re-turnished Irom Top to Bottom.
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Teacher of the Pianoforte
••Am Meer," Dallas Road.
Pupils taught Theory and Harmony and prepared for the examinations of the Toronto Conservatory of Music.
Recommended by Edward Fisher. AIus. Doc., and other leading
musicians in Canada.
Terms $5.00 a month for two lessons weekly. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
Autumn Attire
Hints on Fall Fashions-
Nice Dinner Gown and
Other Things.
By Babette.
Dear Madge: We have had a few
days of "weather" lately and they
make one realize that summer has
departed. In our beautiful summer
. with its mingling of musky odors,
and overpowering scent of roses, life
seems to "fair dawdle," and one
wishes it to tarry on indefinitely
However, we must abide by the
inevitable and so turn our thoughts
from billowy, flowing, summer frocks
of muslin, crepe, chiffon ,etc, to the
old and reliable wet weather garments of serge, tweed and the like.
With the autumn tailor-made garments, the cloth coats made to wear
with an ordinary afternoon dress are
an important item of attire. The
smartest are considered the very long
directoire coats, coming almost to the
bottom of the skirt, and fitted about
the waist without the slightest pleat
or gathering. These long-fitted coats
are extremely elegant in effect, and
will possibly become popular with
ladies who ean afford to have them,
as each coat must necessarily be
specially cut and fitted to the wearer
and such garments are comparatively
costly, bearing, as they must, the
stamp of the master hand.
White linen waistcoats, fastened
with gold or mother-of-pearl buttons,
are to be worn with tailor-made costumes, with a fine linen shirt and collar and silk cravat, the latter of any
neutral or vivid color desired. The
change of cravats, Madge, often gives
the entire dress a different look, and
really smart dressers always take
care that the color of the belt and
necktie will match or harmonise with
something in the hat, either in the
color of the straw, the ribbon, or the
Full pleated skirts in light-weight
woollen materials and silks will also
be worn, but they are so arranged as
not to materially increase the size of
the hips, under the fashionable red-
ingote or directoire coat. What
strikes the student in dress lore is
the absence of exaggeration and
overloading with trimmings in the
most up-to-date autumn models. But
notwithstanding this distinction, the
quality of the embroideries or ornamentation used on really dressy garments do not make for economy.
Among the collars strictly for morning wear are those turn-over examples in linen which open in front and
are buttonholed in tiny scallops
round the edge, and embroidered
above in daisies and other small
One or two ladies of my acquaintance make sets of these dainty neck
accessories themselves, introducing
into the embroidery a touch of eo! ,1
that will harmonise with the sh rt
(if colored) they propose weiring.
Another enterprising girl makes quite
a nice income by embroidering black
and white silks, linens and delaines
for blouses, and finds she can readily dispose of her handiwork as the
price she asks are wisely vary lit »d-
erate. It seems to me that the present fashions offer great opportunity
for making money to (he gentlewoman whose chief and perhaps only
talent lies in fancy needlework, provided she is sensible enough not to
over-estimate the value of her work.
Concerning the useful dinner frock
you ask mc to advise yon on, you must
certainlv make up your mind to a
chine silk. And pray choose one with
a tiny rosebud design, pink, green
and mauve predominating in the coloring Thc skirt should he generously cut, and granting that thc silk
be of a quality to maintain its position without the use of whalebone,
vou will still find n steel in your un
derskirt of yeoman service in improving the set of your flounces. With
regard to the latter, there should he-
two fairly deep ones at the bottom,
piped with velvet of which ever
color you desire to be the dominant
note in your frock. The corsage may
be as elaborate and elusive in its detail as the mind of your modiste can
conceive. About the neck there will
be lace, the softer aud daintier the
better, the neck-band being as nearly in communication with the lobe of
ear as possible.
Last week I told yon that Weiler
Bros, had just opened up a new consignment of that delightful Bretby
ware, and really, Madge, their display in this line is simply wonderful.
The chief characteristic of "Bretby
ware" is undoubtedly its originality;
this is not merely confined to novelty of design, but extends also to
the variety of color schemes in which
it is produced. A feature of the ware
is the number of what one may term
natural styles which it has been made
to represent, one of which is an imitation of carved bamboo. Another is
an imitation of repouse work, while
yet another is a representation of
carved oak. The charming combinations of color, in conjunction with the
beauty of design which characterise
the general range of this ware, strikes
one at once. I was terribly tempted
to invest in numerous quaint shaped
vases, while I simply could not resist
the fascinations of a beautiful dark
colored jardiniere for the hall. And
I am more than charmed with my purchase, as its color blends delightfully
with the wood work. I must add that
Weiler Bros, are the sole agents for
this fascinating ware in Victoria.
Terry & Marett have just unpacked
several cases of all that is "good and
beautiful'' in the line of hair brushes.
They could not have done so at a
more opportune moment, as my own
pet brush has gone the way of all
brushes. Hence the necessity of a
purchase, and I must say I am delighted with my new brus"h. It is a'
wonderful affair, made to fit in the
pocket, and cost me only 50 cents.
Of course I longed for one of the
higher priced brushes reposing so
neatly in its silk lined cases, but the
purse of the scribe is not lined with
dollars, so I have to be content with
my more modest choice.
A useful present for your fifteen-
year old daughter, Madge, would he
a Mexican carved leather music roll.
Fletcher Bros, have a grand assortment of these music carriers in many
novel and pretty styles, at all prices.
Young girls usually love a smart
music roll to flourish before the envious eyes of their school companions,
and I must say this collection at
Fletcher Bros.' arc most durable as
well as handsome.
I am surprised that you have forgotten the recipe of your grandfather's "night cap." A hundred years
ago, we are told, every middle-aged
gentlemen (and a great many ladies)
took a hot drink before retiring nt
nine or ten o'clock. Nowadays,
Madge, I think the same class of people are apt to sit up very late and to
depend upon drugs for a good night's
sleep. This is how grandfather nsed
to mix his night cap and I am sure
it is about, the same recipe that you
have forgotten: With grandmother's
aid, he beat thc yolk of one egg with
half a teaspoonful of allspice and one
gill of rum. A teaspoonful of sugar
wns melted in one cup of boiling
water. They whisked this well together and then strained it into a
glass, placing the beaten white on
top with a dust of nutmeg. And then
they drank, and they smacked their
lips, nnd bless them, drank again.
F there is any
merit in advertising, there is
surely merit in
having it done so that it
stands out distinctively,
effectively and convincingly, from the advertising of your competitors.
If it has this power, it is
of necessity profitable.
In our advertising
department, we arrange
your "copy" so as to
make it effective in your
appeal to your possible
Printing and designing
of advertising literature
of the highest grade.
Corner Courtney and Gordon Streets
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Patton who
have been visiting Mrs. W. H. Adam left last week for their home in
Miss W. McDonald and Miss M.
Gibson of Seattle are visiting Miss
Ethel Woodill.
Mr. F. Bradley Dyne of Saturna
Island spent a few days in the city
this week.
The engagement is announced of
Mr. F. C. Hieberg, chemist of the
Vancouver Cement Works, Todd Inlet, to Miss Pearl Pope, only daughter of Mr. Ray Pope, "Mount Newton," South Saanich.
Miss May Butler left 011 Monday
for White Horse to visit her sister,
Mrs. P. F. Scharschmidt.
Mr. and Airs. A. Cotton have been
visiting friends on Salt Spring Island.
Horse for tlie lnst three months, is
visiting her mother, Esquimnlt Road.
Dr. nnd Mrs. R. L. Eraser, accompanied by Mr. and Miss Gertrude
Thompson of Snnnicli have returned
from the Portland fair.
goma, is making his first visit to
British Columbia. Mr. Logan was in
the Kootenay country early in the
week, but intended coming In thc
Coast to see Premier McBride. ' It's
a curious thing," Mr. Logan remarked to the Grand Forks Gazette, "that
three British Columbians and myself
should have been at Dalhousie University together, curious from the fact
that all four of us gravitated into
political life since that time. Thc
three are Aulay Morrison, the present Premier of thc province, and AV.
J. Bowser of ATancouver. It will he
a pleasure to meet them again."
September has indeed been 11
month of weddings. On Tuesday last
Mary Estelle, only daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Wilson
Aikman, was united in marriage to
Mr. John Hirsch. . The ceremony was
performed in the presence of relatives
and a few very intimate friends at
thc family residence, "The Gables,"
Gorge road. Rev. Father Nicolai officiated. The bride wore her travelling dress of rich green ladies'
cloth  with Oriental    trimming, and
m-     ,.!,-„,       1    .      1       tofl"e 1° match.
Aliss Mabel Hardy, who hns been     m,    . „     -  ,,.,   ,	
.   ,    , •' .      .    _,.        The house was verv prettilv decor-
111 charge of the hospital 111 White|   ,  ,  „       ., ,,.       .'    , ,   „
„     .,    ,      ., .,     . ! nted for   the   wedding   by   young
friends of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Hirsh left for Seattle,
Portland nnd Snn Francisco on their
honeymoon tour, after   which   they
will reside at "The Gables.""
Mr. and Airs. Canldwell of Montreal arc visiting Air. and Airs. W. H.
Airs. W. ,T. AIcRac of Oak Bny
avenue hns returned home nfter n
visit to Vancouver,
One on George.
George L. Courtney, the railroad
mnn, has bought Sidney island, nenr
Victorin, and will set up n kingdom on
Mr. TI. J. Logan, M. P. for Cum- his own account. He hns selected for
berlnnd, Nova Scotia, accompanied by i himself the title of George I.—Nel-
Air. A. E. Dvment. AL P. for Al-1son Economist.
This Week
is the right time to instal
because by putting the matter off indhf-
initely you are going without one of
the greatest of modern conveniences.
Leave your order with ns at once.
B. C. Electric R'y Co,
Broad Street, Between
Yates   and    Johnson
0. Renz,      Manager.
The oldest and most popular vaudeville
resort in the city. The management
aims at all times to furnish the largest,
most finished, refined and up-to-date
aggregation of imported vaudeville
talent that pains'ana money can secure.
Open every evening at 8 o'clock.
Show starts at 8:30.
Admission: 10 and 25c.
Week of September 25th, 1905.
Management of ROBT. JAMIESON.
Daily—7.30 to 11.80.      Matinees ioc. all over.
Miss Maud Hughes
eourtright & Lee
Comedy Sketch Team.
Billy Durant
Chinese Impersonator.
The Mozarts
Comedy Sketch Team.
New Moving Pictures.
saspjs? ^asasasassasasasa
Week September 25
De Garvios
Barnstrem Trio
Stella Smart
Billy Ramsay
None & Edwards
15c and 25c THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
Province of British Columbia.
No. 282.
This is to certify that the "Norwich
Union Fire Insurance Society" is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of British
Columbia and to carry out or effect all
or any of the objects of the Company
to which the legislative authority of
the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company is
situate at Norwich and London, England.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is £1,100,000, divided into II,-
000 shares of £ 100 each.
The head office of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
Bernard S. Heisterman, Insurance
Agent, whose address is Victoria, is
attorney for the Company.
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has been established and licensed are:
To insure against loss by fire (including lightning and electricity), and
against loss by explosion resulting from
the action of fire, gas or steam, and
whether such explosion shall happen on
premises where the insurance is in
force or elsewhere.
Harvesting in Spallumcheen.
Harold Nelson, a notable Canadian of the limits for a term of twenty-
star, will play "Prince Otto," a ro- one years.
mantic drama   founded on   Steven- Each tender must be accompanied
son's novel, at the Victoria Theatre by a certified cheque, made payable
on October 11.   Mr. Nelson will ap- to the undersigned ,to cover the am-
pear in the same play in the Kootenay towns on Manager Walker's circuit.
fhe Band of the Royal Irish Guards
will give two concerts in the Drill
Hall, Victoria, one on Monday evening and the other on Tuesday evening
next. These concerts should prove
the most interesting' musical events
in the city of this year. The musicians under Bandmaster Hassel have
received unstinted praise from the
' press of Eastern Canada.
There are several very good things
on the programme at the Grand
Theatre this week. Yugi, the conjurer, does some very bright Indian
jugglery, which is mystifying in a
high degree. "Huntress" does some
very clever "impersonations"—of a
non-political character, and Miss
Mabel Howard sings, very charmingly, various Scottish ballads. Virden
and Dunlap, and William Onslow and
Mdlle Garnett provide interesting
acts. The ever popular illustrated
songs and moving pictures are still
on the bill.
ount of the first year's rental ($2,-
348.75), and the amount of bonus
tendered, and also a certified cheque
for $7,198.45, being the cost of cruising and surveying the limits. The
cheques will be at once returned to
unsuccessful competitors.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 21st Sept., 1905.
se 23
Wm. M. Chapman, formerly of the
Weekly Province staff, in Victoria, is
playing heavy leads with Margaret
Neville, now touring the interior
Tenders for Timber Limits.
Tenders for Timber Limits.
Sealed Tenders will be received by
the undersigned up to noon of Wednesday, 25th October, 1905, from any
person who may desire to obtain a
lease, under the provisions of section
[42 of the "Land Act." for the purpose of cutting timber therefrom, of
a timber limit situated on Vancouver Island, known as Lots (554 and
1656. Clayoquot District, nnd Lots 18,
Vl9, 34, 35, and 36, Nootka District.
[containing   in the   aggregate 9,395
The competitor offering the highest
Sealed Tenders will be received by,
the undersigned up to 110011 of Wed- j Lands  aml  Wovks  Department,
nesday, 25th October, 1905, from any        Victoria, B.C., Sept. 21st. 1905.
person who may desire to obtain a! se ^3
lease under the provisions of section
42 of the "Land Act." for the pur-,
pose of cutting timber therefrom, of j
a timber limit situated on Vancouver
Island, known as Lots 660, 667 and
668, Clayoquot District, containing in C     A •
he aggregate 1,702 acres. n     •        » „ .V-"i.~'n 1    ,.•
m. .. '    .„        Province of British Columbia
Ihe competitor offering the highest -§0  095
cash bonus will be entitled to a lease
person who may desire to obtain a Registrar of Joint Stock Companies,
lease, under the provisions of section The objects for which the Com-
42 of the "Land Act," for the pur- pany has been established and licens-
pose of cutting timber therefrom, of ed are:
a timber limit situated on Vancouver To ensure on dwelling houses and
Island, known as Lots 143, 148, 149, all other buildings, on ships and ves-
184, 625, 626, 648, 650, 651, 652, 653, sels of every description, while in
662, 663, 664 and 665, Clayoquot Dis- port or on the stocks, on goods, chat-
trust containing in the aggregate 11,- tels, wares, merchandise, and on all
141 acres. kinds of mixed and personal estate of
The competitor offering the high- every description, and against the
est cash bonus will be entitled to a hazards of inland navigation and
lease of the limits for a term of transportation, and against any loss
twenty-one yean. • or damage to all kinds of property
Each tender must be accompanied by the elements, including damage by
by a certified cheque, made payable  lightning. se 23.
to the undersigned, to cover the amount of the first year's rental ($2,-
785.25), and the amount of bonus
tendered, and also a certified cheque
for $8,602.65, being the cost of cruising and surveying the limits. The
cheques will be at once returned to
unsuccessful competitors.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands and
"Companies Act, 1897."
"Companies Act, 1897."
of the limits for a term of twenty-
one years.
Each tender must be accompanied
by a certified cheque, made payable
to the undersigned, to cover the amount of the first year's rental
($425.50), and the amount of bonus
tended, and also a certified cheque
for $1,493.25, being the cost of cruising and surveying the limits. The
cheques will be nt once returned to
unsuccessful competitors.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands  and
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C.. 21st Sept., 1905.
This is to certify that the "Aetna
Insurance Company" is authorized
and licensed to carry on business
within the Province of British Columbia, and to carry out all or any of
the objects of the Company to which
the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
Province of British Columbia.
No. 296.
This is to certify that "The Connecticut Fire Insurance Company" is
authorised and licensed to carry on
business within the Province of British Columbia, and to carry out or effect all or any of the objects of the
Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of Britisli
Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company is
situated at the City of Hartford, .in
the State of Connecticut.
Tlie amount of tho capital of the
Tenders for Timber Limits.
Sealed tenders will be received by the
undersigned up to noon of Wednesday,
27th September, 1905, from any person
who may desire to obtain a lease under
the provisions of section 42 of the
"Land Act," for the purpose of cutting
timber therefrom, of a timber limit situated in the vicinity of Northwest Bay,
known as lots 2,211, 2,212 and 2,213,
Group 1, New Westminster District,
containing in the aggregate 1,920 ocres.
The competitor offering the highest
cash bonus will be entitled to a lease of
the limits for a term of 21 years.
Each tender must be accompanied by
a certified cheque, made payable to the
undersigned, to cover the anuwnt of the
first year's rental ($485.00), and the
amount of the bonus tendered, and also
a certified cheque for $1,000, being the
cost of cruising and surveying the limits. The cheques will be at once returned to unsuccessful competitors.
Deputy Commissioner of   Lands   and
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C„ 28th August, 1005.
Notice is hereby given that the reservation, notice of which was published in the B. G. Gazette, and dated 9th
, „ ..   August, iooi, covering a belt of land
Company is one million dollars, di- extending back a distance of ten mi,es
shares  "i |on eacn sj(|e 0{ t]lc skeena river   between Kilsilas Canyon and Hazelton, is
vided   into  ten  thousand
one hundred dollars each.
The head office of thc Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria,
and B. S. Oddy, underwriter and general broker, whose address is Victoria, is the attorney for the Com-
The head office of the Company is pany.
Tenders for Timber Limits.
situate nt the City of Hartford, in
the State of Connecticut.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is four million dollars, divided into forty thousand shares of
one hundred dollars each.
The head office if the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria,
nnd J. E. Kinsman, insurance agent,
se whose address is Victoria, is the attorney for the Compnny.
Given under my band nnd senl of
office nt Victoria. Province of British
Columbia, this fifteenth dny of Sep-
Senled Tenders will be received by I ember, one thousand  nine hundred
the undersigned up to noon of Wed- and five,
ash bonus will be entitled to a lease I nesday, 25th October. 1905, from any      (L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON.
Given under my hand and seal of
office at Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this fifteenth dny of
September, one thousand nine hundred and five.
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company
has been established nnd liscensed
To insure property, both real and
personal, of every description whatsoever, against loss and damage by
fire and all the hazards of inland
navigation, and to nlso insure the
cargoes of sea-going vessels against
marine uisasters. se 23
Notice is also given that that portion
of the reservation, notice of which was'
published in thc B. C. Gazette and dated 27th December, 1809, covering a belt
of land extending between the mouth of
Kitimat River and Kitsilas Canyon, is
rescinded in so far as it covers land lying between Kitsilas Canyon and a point
in the Kitimat Valley, distant ten miles
in a northerly direction from the mouth
of Kitimat River, and that Crown lands
thereon will be open to sale, pre-emption and other disposition under thc provisions of thc Land Act, on and after
thc eighth (8th) day of December next;
Provided that the right of way of any
railroad shall not he included in any
lands so acquired.
Deputy    Commissioner    of Lands  and
Lands  and   Works   Department,
Victoria, B. C, 31st August, 1905. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
News and Notes Gathered From All Points of
British Columbia.
Phoenix is to have a new city hall.
H. A. Wright has secured the contract at $4,345.
Henry Nicholson of Camp McKin-
new, J.P., is gazetted to be a court of
revision and appeal for the Kettle
River assessment district, in the place
of Henry C. Shaw, resigned.
According to Government reports
the Boers in Mexico are exceedingly
prosperous, and are showing themselves splendid agriculturists, while
fresh groups are constantly arriving
from South Africa.
An order in council has been passed at Ottawa appointing Thursday,
October 26, for general thanksgiving
day. Another order has been passed
fixing May 24th for the celebration of
the King's birthday instead of November 9th.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Bittancourt of
Salt Spring were the victims of an
accident last week. While out driving their horse took fright and could
not be controlled. Both were thrown
from the buggy, Mrs. Bittancourt receiving serious injuries.
On Friday last about fifty of the
residents of Ladysmith entertained
Mr. Thos. Kiddie at a banquet in the
Grand Hotel, Ladysmith and presented him with an address, in which the
regret of the community at Mr. Kiddie's departure to Crofton was expressed.
parting if we can have the convenient
communication that an electric tramway would afford.
E. G. H. Duncan has been arrested
in Victoria charged with having forged a cheque for $25, while in the employ of the Henderson Publishing
Co.   He has been taken to Vaneou-
Mr. Chamberlain recently has been
sojourning in Aix-les-Bains, and while
he was there excursion travel to the
French watering place nearly trebled. Among the tourists the phrase
repeatedly was heard: "Nons allons
voir Chamberlain."
"I might just as well be dead as
alive, for there is nothing to live for
in this life," said an unknown man
at Cinder Hill, Leigh, Kent, recently.
"Don't say that, mate," answered
his companion whom he' had picked
up on the road a few minutes before.
Just then they were struck by lightning, and the first speaker was killed. At the inquest a verdict of death
from shock by lightning was returned.
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Both Great and Small
that keep the socks dry—CUSHION INSOLE SHOES for Men and Ladies.
The B. C. Marine Railway Co.
(Messrs. Bullen of Victoria) have received the contract for supplying the
wrecking plant for British Columbia
at $10,000 per year. The tender from
Messrs. Bullen was the only one received at Ottawa. Hon. R. Prefontaine says that they will get the contract, and that the order will be formally passed in a few days.
It is announced that, owing to the
large increase in traffic on the Shus-
wap & Okanagan railway, a second
train for freight only will be run on
this branch line daily. The winter
train service will also be daily inT
stead of twi-weekly, as formerly.
The teaching staff of Lady Warwick's "agricultural" college at
Studley Castle has resigned as a protest against her ladyship's acceptance of the warden's (Miss Bradley)
A motor coach service between
London and Brighton has been inaugurated. Thc run occupies about four
and a half hours.
It is estimated that the Irish peat
bogs are capable of turning out 50,-
000,000 tons of fuel for 1,000 years.
It is claimed that this fuel is of high
calorific value, practically smokeless
and yields no clinker. While these
estimates and claims may be technically correct, it is doubtful if they
could be realized commercially.
60 pairs of Ladies' Kid pat. tip
lace boots, tbe greatest shoes
for $1.50 you ever saw.
60 pairs Men's Box Calf lace
boots, were $3.50 now $3.00.
46 pairs Men's Dongola Goodyear welt lace, were $3, now
Agent for Geo. A. Slater's Invictus Dry Sock Boots, $5.50.
60 pairs French Kip Watertight
Boots, lace, $3.50.
30 pairs Men's Standard, screw
lace boots, $2.00.
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Ladies' Strap Slippers in great
variety, all new goods, full of
fit and style    If you want
good  understanding
come to
85 Douglas St.
and you will not be
Our Boys'
Wearwell   Brand
will stand Jthe kicking longer
than others at the price.
Oddfellows' Block.,
the hot weather, for hundreds are to' piano ,in one instance, was offered for
be seen parading the town stocking- eighteen guineas. "Weren't you
less, and a few even sleeveless. Ecclesiastical authorities decline to allow the hatless girls to enter the
lected for their well-known qualifications on mining and also for their im-
Despite adverse weather conditions
the tenth annual exhibition of the
Islands Agricultural and Fruit Growers' Association at Ganges Harbor
on Wednesday proved quite a success.
The steamer Iroquois took a large
number of people from Victoria and
other points, the excursionists being
accompanied by the Fifth Regiment
orchestra. Though the entries of
horses and cattle were small, there
was an exceedingly good showing of
fruit and vegetables. Dr. Tolmie of
Victoria made an efficient slock judge.
The quality of tlie poultry was highly
commended by the judge from Nanaimo. An excellent programme of
sports concluded the day's entertainment.
A project that should not die of
inanition is that discussed by Mr.
Buntzen shortly before his departure
from this city, of a tram line to Ladner, says the New Westminster Columbian. Trade is bound to follow
the most convenient route, and the
several schemes that have been rife
to give speedy communication between Ladner and Steveston indicate
that in time means will be found to
take the trade of the Delta into Vancouver hy that route. The farmers of
Delta have heen too profitable customers for New Westminster to be
parted with willingly; and there will
be no likelihood or necessity for the
The annual report of the Canadian
Pacific Railway was issued September 7, and contains some interesting
facts regarding the company's operations. The gross earnings for the
year ending June 30 were $50,481,-
882; working expenses, $35,006,793;
net earnings, $15,475,008. During the
year 590,386 acres of land were sold
for $2,446,300, being an average of
$4.80 per acre, and from the proceeds
of land scales a further amount of
$3,500,000 was deposited with the
Dominion Government on account of
the $15,000,000 land bonds mortgage,
leaving a balance due on account of
this mortgage of $8,000,000, against
which are deferred payments, on account of land and town sites sold, of
A new Palace of Pleasure is to be
established in London. The site is to
be in the vicinity of the Covent Garden Opera House. Mr. Philip York
is to be the general manager and the
scheme includes an auditorium to accommodate 6,000 persons, large winter gardens, two minor concert halls,
large exhibition buildings, variety entertainments, etc.—all for one shilling!
The no-hat craze has spread to an
enormous extent at Blackpool and
neighboring seaside resorts, says the
Overecis Mail. Young ladies have
outstripped men in this respect, and
probably a quarter of the feminine
visitors go about bareheaded. The
girls have other methods of obtaining the maximum of comfort during
A boy baby, with two horns over
two inches long on its forehead, eyes
one inch and a half in diameter and
a jet black face, was born recently to
young parents at No. 107 Howard
street, Newark, and died ten hours
later. Dr. B. H. Greenfield, the attending physician, photographed the
child, whicli had the linements of the
traditional imp. The hands and feet
were very long, the right hand, from
the finger tips to the wrist, measuring ten inches. The 'horns were two
inches apart on the forehead, near
thc hair line, and were soft and boneless, and of a reddish color. The eyebrows began at the bridge of the
nose and curved up to the hair of
the head. The mother of the strange
infant is 17 years old, the wife of a
respectable baker. She was prostrated over the abnormal features of
her first child.
Among titled nurses all serving in
various London hospitals are Lady
Rosalind Northcote, daughter of the
Earl and Countess of Iddesleigh;
Lady Catherine Stanhope, sister to
Earl Stanhope; the Hon. Muriel Fraser, sister to Lord Lovat; Lady Maud
Keith-Falconer, sister to the Earl of
Kintore; Lady Hermione Blackwood,
sister to the Marquis of Dufferin;
and Lady Marjorie Erskine, daughter
of the Earl and Countess of Buchan.
selling below cost?" the debtor was'partial judgment on matters of this
asked. He replied, "No, I was con- kind. Their names are: Waite:- R.
tent with a small profit.   They cost Ingalls, M.E., editor of the Mining j
! me £11 8s each." j Review, New York, and author of the
  i "Production and properties of Zinc,"
I The Czar of Russia has $25,000,000 Philip Argall, M.E., of Denver, and |
invested in English securities and A. C. Garde. The field work will bel
$6,000,000 invested in American rails, carried on chiefly in the silver-lead
iron and coal.
districts of Kootenay where there are |
large deposits of zinc.
Phoenix, Greenwood, Grand Forks
and Boundary City are claimants for
the new smelter to be erected by the
Dominion Copper Company. Grand
Forks people are talking of offering
a bonus of $30,000 to secure the
smelter for that town.
Boundary mine and smelter owners
are up against a shortage in the supply of power and are unable to work
their plants to full capacity. Owing
to the present high price of copper,
this is especially unfortunate. Increase in power supply is promised in
a couple of months.
The Victoria lacross team, not up J
to its usual strength, was defeated in 1
Seattle on Saturday last by 17 goals |
to 6.
Major Bradley Dyne has just return-1
ed from a lengthy visit to Campbell J
River, where he enjoyed excellent I
sport, making some splendid bags of!
grouse and deer. The fishing, how-|
ever, was what Major Dyne most appreciated. He landed a large number
of salmon, most of whicli averaged I
between 38 and 40 pounds in weight. I
The Vietoria Hockey Club has commenced practice for the season.
The  cricket championship of the
Lord Field has just passed his
ninety-second year. Born before Waterloo, the venerable peer was called
to the Bar over half a century ago,
and "took silk" in 1864. Since his
retirement from the Bench he has
drawn as pension over £50,000.
The Arlington (Slocan) is working
a small force on   development   and
sorting ore from the dumps.    Considerable ore was shipped during the'. pn(,jfic const; was won by the Vie- |
summer and the mine is looking well. ■ toria    cricket    team    at   Portland.
; Messrs. Cobbett and Barnacle bowled |
Slocan City appears to be deserted, 0i,t the Washington team for a total j
by its male population, but the deser-0f 19 runs| Not only did the team !
tion is of a healthy order, says the secnre the leading place, but several!
Sandon Standard. Every one who 0f its members won the individual ]
can is out in the hills doing assess-' priZes offered, L. York being award-
ment work or developing properties.   e(j the medal for batting, g!a. Tay-I
lor that for bowling, while Q. D. H, 1
The Black Prince (Slocan) is get- Warden was presented with the tro-
ting things in shape for a winter's phy put up for competition  among|
campaign.     The wagon road is being the wicket keepers.
extended to the mine, and with the '' .	
advent  of snow, shipments  will  go!    The football season opens in Vic-j
toria  to-day    with    an    association j
i game between the Garrison and Vic-J
of toria United at Oak Bav.
forward with some regularity.
A Manchester bankrupt said he
sold pianos by advertisement from his
private address.    "Must Sell," and
Out of Work," appeared on some
advertisements.   A thirty-five guinea
1 Dr. Haanel, superintendent
mines for the Dominion, has formed a
party of experts who will report upon Florence Roberts will fill her en-1
the extent and character of the zinc gagement in Victoria with a new!
deposits in this province. The men play, "Ann Lament." She comes onj
composing the party have been se- October 16.


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