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 L. McLeod Gould
Public Stenographer
Copying, Mailing, Editing, Expert
Journalistic Work and Adv't
Accuracy, Despatch, Privacy
Phone 1283
The Week
A British Columbia Newspaper and Review*
PHbllshtd at Victoria, B. C.
Wellington Colliery
Company's Coal
1232 Gov't St.
Telephone 83
'.Vol. X.
Tenth Year
Tenth Year
One Dollar Per Annum
V TAVAL DEFENCE—In our issue of
i\     August 31st we quoted a sentence
from Sir Wilfrid Laufier's speech,
ivered at the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa,
the subject of the German war scare.
\ said: "If that is all (the fact that Ger-
,ny was seeking a place under the sun)
re is nothing to fear.   There is place
High in the sun for all.    The German
•il does not exist."   This week we print
full the text of an article contributed to
Sunday Chronicle, London, England, on
■gust llth, by Mr. L. G. Chiozza Money,
lical Member of Parliament for East
jhh Hants.   If Mr. Money were a mem-
of the present Government, or if he
:ipied a front seat in the ranks of the
position, his words would not have the
effect as they do, coming from the lips
I Radical Member;  one who might be
:cted to be in line with the "Little Eng-
'ers."   We make no apology for reprint-
jthis article; we feel that such words,
/ered by such a man at such a time as
[present should at least receive the atten-
of all Britishers' throughout the Em-
The article follows:—
There can be no one who does not de-
;e expenditure upon armaments.   Econ-
[cally, it means not only the production
Scientific instruments and implements for
fructive instead of constructive purposes,
the telling off of an enormous number
picked, able-bodied men to waste their
le.   Every soldier and sailor has to be
by someone, ancl, therefore, the larger
number of soldiers  and  sailors,  the
ber the rest of the nation has to work
Jhaintain them in economic idleness.
But while that is true, we have to remem-
1 that we live in a world which, while it
attained in some parts to a fair degree
Civilization, is as yet, taken as a whole,
lely unsettled, and that its final settle-
lit is not yet by any means in sight.   The
■ling nations of the  world could not,
Irefore, lay down all their armaments,
In if they agreed among themselves as to
Ir own interests, ancl the subject is fur-
Ir complicated by the fact that each of the
■ling nations is interested in the settle-
lit of the world as a whole.   Such a posi-
li is obviously full of rivalries springing
|m inherent conditions, and fraught with
possibility of serious dispute upon mat-
Is nearly concerning not only national
liour and prestige, but vital economic invests.   It is in such a world that we find
Tselves, and while we deplore expenditure
|>n armaments, it is manifestly amongst
primary duties, while doing everything
J can to promote international good f eel-
I, to secure our defences.
Unique Position
the position of the United Kingdom in
I connection is unique. We are an island
Jon, and we support 45,000,000 people in
|nall area, which otherwise could not sus-
more than about 15,000,000, by secur-
from oversea enormous supplies not
of food but of raw materials—cotton,
timber, ores, rubber, hides, oils, etc.
rith which our work is done. Without
plies brought by ship, the United King-
could be brought to beggary in a few
jiths. Not only so, but the United King-
p, occupying this unique position, is the
. and front of an Empire scattered all
the world, whose sole connecting link
Ihe sea. The command of the sea is
Tefore the very life bf Britain and of
] Empire, ancl by virtue of her peculiar
Ition she is entitled to claim the right
Jea power without suspicion of aggres-
motive. This was well put by Sir
liry Campbell-Bannerman in 1907, when
Ivrote, while appealing to the Powers for
Iduction of armaments:—
"The sea power of this country implies
Ino challenge to any single State or group
lof States. ... if our fleets be invulner-
lable they carry with them no menace
[across, the waters of the world.".
The German Challenge
In recent years the sea supremacy of
Britain has been challenged by Germany.
It is not generally realised that Germany
has enacted a Navy Law which provides
for the building and maintenance of the
greatest fleet ever known in the history of
the world—greater than the United Kingdom herself ever dreamed-of possessing a
few years ago. If that were realised,
there could, of course, be no opposition to
the naval estimates, which simply provide
against this tremendous new factor in the
naval situation. This German Naval Law
was passed in the year 1900, and was subsequently amended in 1906, in 1908, and in
1912.   The amendment of 1912 begins:—
We, William, by the Grace of God, German Emperor, King of Prussia, etc.:
Decree, in the name of the Empire, after
due consent of the Bundesrat and of the
Reichstag, as follows:—
1. The Battle Fleet, consisting of:—
i fleet flagship (a "Dreadnought.")
5 squadrons    of   8   battleships   each
(i.e. 40 "Dreadnought" Battleships).
12  large   cruisers   (i.e.   "Dreadnought"
Cruisers) as scouts.
30 small cruisers as scouts.
2. The Foreign Service Fleet, consisting
8   large   cruisers   (i.e.   "Dreadnought"
10 small cruisers.
What It Means
Let us think what this means. It will
be seen that the fleets are to contain 41
battleships and 20 large cruisers—61 capital
ships in all. According to the programme
of construction, these vessels are to be completed by the year 1920, i. e., only eight
years hence. By that date two-thirds of
these capital ships will be what are commonly called "Dreadnoughts," i. e., vessels
of enormous capacity mounting as their
chief armament about ten 11-inch or 12-inch
guns. By a process of replacement as soon
as a vessel is fifteen years old, the older
battleships of the German fleet will in due
course also consist of Dreadnoughts or
super-Dreadnoughts, so that in the course
of a few years more, even if no further
acceleration takes place, Germany will have
61 Dreadnoughts carrying about 600 big
guns as their main armament. If this had
been told to the marines of any Power only
a few years ago, they would have laughed
incontinently, for such a terrible programme
was then undreamed of. Such a fleet as
Germany will soon possess could, ivith
scarcely any risk to itself, blow out of the
water the entire British Navy as it existed
as recently as the year 1905.
It comes to this, then, that if the British
Government had not in the last few years
taken steps to strengthen the British Navy,
the United Kingdom would have been, in
the course of not many years, defenceless
for all practical purposes—as defenceless as
a man armed with a muzzle loader opposed
by an enemy armed with a modern repeating rifle.
Ready for War
Further, by this German Naval Law
Amendment Act of 1912 about four-fifths
of the entire German Navy is to be maintained in full permanent commission, ready
for war, and this involves an enormous addition to the manning of the navy. As Mr.
Winston Churchill pointed out to the House
of Commons on July 22, 1912, the German
Navy has grown in personnel, and will continue to grow as follows:—
1898    25,000 officers and men
1912     66,000
1920   101,500     	
Let us pass from these extraordinary
figures to the recent course of navy expenditure.    After   1904-5  the  Unionist  and
Liberal Governments between them considerably reduced our naval expenditure. If
we look at the expenditure on new construction and armaments, and contrast it
with the German figures, we get the following interesting result:—
comparative Expenditure on new
naval construction and
Britain Germany
1904-5    £13,100,000     £4,300,000
1905-6       11,400,000       4,700,000
1906-7       10,500,000       5,200,000
1907-8         8,800,000       5,900,000
1908-9         8,500,000       7,800,000
1909-10    11,100,000      10,200,000
1910-11     14,700,000      11,400,000
1911-12    17,500,000      11,700,000
Figures That Tell
These figures are of profound importance, because expenditure on new construction is the key to future naval expenditure.
Between 1904-5 and 1908-9 British expenditure on new ships and armaments was
actually reduced by £4,600,000 to £8,500,-
000. In the same period German expenditure on new construction and armaments
was raised by £3,500,000 to £7,800,000.
Thus in the year 1908-9 German new naval
construction was almost as great as our
own. Now, let us see what would have
happened if the Government had not made
increase. In the following financial year,
1909-10, German naval new construction
was raised to £10,200,000, or £1,700,000
more than Britain spent in the previous
year. Next year, 1909-10, Germany made
a further increase of £1,200,000, raising her
new construction expenditure to nearly
£3,000,000 more than ours was in 1908-9.
Such are the facts which compelled the
Government to increase expenditure, and it
is not too much to say that they would have
deserved impeachment if they had not made
increase. The result was that the total naval
expenditure of the two countries, as officially abstracted in the important White Paper
No. 265, moved as follows:—
British German
1904-5    £41,100,000 £10,100,000
1905-6       37,200,000 11,300,000
1906-7       34,600,000 12,000,000
1907-8       32,700,000 14,200,000
1908-9       33,500,000 16,500,000
1909-10    36,100,000 19,700,000
1910-11     41,100,000 21,200,000
1911-12    44,900,000 22,000,000
Increase  ..£3,800,000    £11,900,000
The German Answer
It will be seen what a large slice was
taken off our naval expenditure in the early
years of this table, and it can be judged by
that whether it is true, as is alleged by some
people, that our expenditure was provocative. The fact is that we both preached ancl
practised a reduction of armaments, ancl
that the only effect of it was an enormous
increase in the German Navy.
The German figure in the above table,
£22,000,000 for 1912, is sometimes compared with our own £44,900,000 in an endeavour to show that our naval expenditure
is still enormously greater than that of
Germany. The fact is that our figure, £44,-
900,000 is a complete and inclusive figure,
whereas that of Germany is not complete.
For example, German naval pensions are
not borne on the Naval Votes at all, but
charged on other services. Again, Germany has not our expense in maintaining
ships in far-off stations, which is, of course,
very great. Further, the rapid expansion of
the German Navy has not yet brought upon
her those permanent charges which we already bear. Last, but not least, the German sailors are conscripts, ancl  on  that
account alone about £6,000,000 has to be
added to the German figures to make them
comparable with ours. The truth is that in
1911-12 Germany spent the equivalent of
about £33,000,000 on her navy.
Such are tne plain facts relating to the
naval situation.   They are not recited here
in any hostility to Germany, nor is it suggested for one moment that Germany has
not the  right to  sustain  whatever  navy
seems good,''n'her eyes.   It is only pointed
out that as we ^re an island P^we1- -'''
Germany i- *-st
army in thc ,. ... .......d to
increase our ..a, j L view of her tremendous
expansion. We do so not in defiance, but
in defence; not in the spirit of aggression,
but according to the dictates of common
sense and self-preservation."
School has again been responsible for
another of those regrettable incidents
which serve to show that our school regulations are not all that they should be.
According to the evidence before an examining committee, it appears that a boy,
Arthur Beasley, sustained a fractured arm
as the indirect result of a shaking received
from a master named Jenkins. The Week
realizes that masters in modern public
schools have, a rough path to tread. We
know from our own experience that the
average boy in England is many degrees
removed from a saint, and that in Canada,
where conditions are all in favour of his
growing up before his time, he is within
measurable distance of being a devil. In
saying this we are, of course, discussing the
genus "boy" ancl not the particular individual whose name has figured before the
public during the past week. But, admitting the innate "cussedness" of the boy, as
a boy, and making all allowances for the
weakness of human nature, which, in master as in man, is calculated to cause all kinds
of breaches of what is right ancl proper, we
have to face the fact that masters are not
supposed to make mistakes. The evidence
showed that Beaseley had been guilty of
some infraction of the school law. The
master did not consider that the offence was
worthy of severe punishment, so shook the
boy. The stand which The Week takes is
this: If the boy was guilty of an offence
he should have been punished properly. If
he was not, he should not have been punished at all. A shaking amounts to nothing, except to a loss of dignity on the part
of the master. On his way back Beasley
tripped ancl fell, fracturing his arm. No
one, of course, is likely to say that the master broke the lad's arm; it was merely an
unfortunate coincidence, which brought to
light the undignified treatment of the boy
by the master. The Week is well aware
that its attitude with regard to school-
mastering is behind the times. Now-a-days
corporal punishment has gone out of favour, but The Week fully believes in it.
An old-fashioned flogging never did any
boy any harm; it frequently did him a lot
of good. But the flogging had to be administered by a responsible person. It had
to take place some little time after the commission of the offence, ancl, preferably, it
had to be carried out by some other master
than the one before whom the offence had
been committed. In other words it had to
partake of a judicial punishment with all
elements of personal feeling eliminated.
"Nasty temper" has no place in the proper
punishment of children, whether boys or
girls. Boys ancl girls will never respect a
man who "shakes" them, and without respect, discipline is at an end and with the
loss of discipline it is a case of "good-bye"
to all proper education. The Week respectfully hopes that there is another Rhodes
Scholarship vacant and that it will be conferred on the latest graduate for its
The whole civilized world has been
ringing  lately   with   reports   of   outrages committed in Peru by the rubber   gatherers.      Men   have   held up
their hands in horror at the brutalities which are said to have committed
by officers of the rubber companies
and  Christians  generally havei emulated the Pharisees and said, "Thank
God that we are not as other men."
It  comes   as  a   shock,   therefore,   to
learn that cannibalism still exists in
North' America and that the practice
is so well recognised and so openly
conducted tl"at leading papers are not
averse from inserting advertisements
from   people    seeking   positions    as
cooks to prepare the horrible dishes.
The Seattle Sunday Times of Sunday
last   contained   the   following   advertisement and I leave it to my readers
to   reconcile   modern   barbarity  with
their consciences:
"Young woman wants position
cooking from 2 to 12 men on
ranch or in camp. Address 7113,
The Times (Seattle)."
Such a bald confession of criminal
instincts may well leave us aghast.
Posisbly we may expect to see a few
more advertisements on the following
"Wanted, young girl to prepare children for the table. State
"Wanted, by milliner, girls to
trim sailors."
I do not doubt but that my readers
can supply other instances for themselves. Personally, I should like to
know how it is possible to get from
2 to 12 men regularly who are willing
to be cooked for the ranch or camp
meal. One possible explanation there
is; perhaps "from" was a misprint
for "for." I pray that this may be
the case and that our friends and
neighbours in Washington State have
not really descended into the depths
of cannibalism.        \
* *   *
And while on the subject ot cooking, let us say a few words with reference to vegetables. The homeless
men who depend on restaurants for
their daily food have one never-ending cause of complaint, viz., that it
seems well nigh impossible to get
properly cooked vegetables. For some
unknown reason, John Chinaman, industrious, pains-taking and obliging
as he is, seems unable to cook vegetables as they should be. Happy indeed are the men who have a home
and have good vegetable dishes.
Now-a-days such fortunate people are
in clover as they have every opportunity for getting their vegetables absolutely fresh and at a reasonable
price. The Farmers' Exchange,
otherwise known as the "Madrona,"
with business premises on Johnson
Street, between Government and
Broad, have conferred an inestimable benefit on the community by
their system of acting as go-between
for the farmer ancl the consumer. At
their own ranch at Gordon Head they
grow luscious fruit and splendid
vegetables and in addition to this they
are willing to sell the rancher's produce either on commission or directly, after having purchased it themselves. The consequence is that fruit
and vegetables bought from the "Madrona" come to the consumer straight
from the farm. It is collected each
morning and sold each day. There
is no keeping of the produce on dusty
shelves where it would be exposed to
all kinds of impurities. The Farmers'
Exchange has been in business some
little time now, and has more than
justified its being.
* *   *
While Mayor Beckwith was away
he had the opportunity of hearing a
paper read by Mr. George A. Walters,
secretary of the police commission of
Detroit, on the subject of moving-
pictures. The moving-picture habit
has  developed  to  such an  enormous
extent and has. obtained _such a firm
hold on the public that it is realized
that some better form of government
inspection should prevail than does at
present. Mr. Walters is of the opinion that the censors' work should be
done right at the home office of the
producers, before the films have had
time to be seen by the public. This
seems to be merely common sense.
Here in Victoria we are lucky in
having moving-picture houses controlled by meu who are always 011 the
look-out for the best interests of the
publx, and who are ready and willing to close down on a film if they
think that there is the slightest objection to be urged against it. But
all towns are not in this happy position and there can be no doubt that
many pictures are shown which would
be better destroyed. The moving-
picture is a factor in the daily life of
the people and its influence cannot be
over-estimated. Dependent as we are
on the United States for the large
majority of our films, it is satisfactory
to learn that the question was brought
up at the Windsor Convention of the
Canadian Union of Municipalities.
*   *   *t<
The automobile, like the poor, we
ahvays have with us, and the automobilist has gradually become the
butt of the community. For some
reason or other, he can never do
right, and when any blame has to be
attached to anybody he is always
seized upon as the natural person to
bear it. This is "tough luck" on the
automobilists. for after all, he is
human and is for the most part a
kindly person, anxious to oblige, often
ready to give a lift to the pedestrian
and mordidly afraid of getting into
trouble. He is the black sheep and
for little valid reason. He has a
cousin, however, who apes all his
faults and possesses none of his virtues. The motor cyclist is as noisy,
if not noisier; is a far more frequent
offender against the speed laws of
the country; is not in a position to
confer little favours such as "lifts,"
and yet never seems to get into
trouble. I am ready to back any
motor-cycle for a first place in a noise
competition and it is well in the running when it becomes a question of
• *      *     *
Victoria is not a very large city,
but I doubt whether its citizens have
any idea of the amount of building
which is going on in the outskirts.
Last Sunday I took a walk; it's a
thing I often take on Sundays, and
on this occasion I went out around
Foul Bay, over to Oak Bay and
round by Cadboro Bay. I was fairly astounded to see how this part of
the world is building up. I had heard
a lot of the sub-divisions being sold
in that vicinity, and people had told
me that 1 should hardly know parts
nf it, but T believed them not. Now,
like the Queen of Sheba, I am more
than convinced. The half had not
been told me. It has since struck me
that there must bc many men and
women in the town, who, like myself,
would say that they know Victoria
well, but who would have their eyes
opened if they took a walk. Let me
persuade them to emulate the example
of the
Parke—I don't know what I am ever going
to do with tbat boy of mine. He is careless
and absolutely reckless of consequences, and
doesn't seem to care for anyone.
Lane—Good! You can make a chauffeur
out of him.
First B
1 feller a
un  ovei-
to tread.
rush  in   where  rich   men   fear
Steady Progress
In addition to the usual interesting
features of The Fruit Magazine,
Scientific Farmer and Canadian Citizen, which include the concluding
chapters of The Little. Apricot Cut-,
ter, Lady Adanac's Fireside Talks,
The Ottawa Letter and some strong
Editorials, there is a profusion of fine
half-tones and a beautiful coloured
frontispiece for August. Other interesting articles are "A Historical
Sketch of British Columbia," by His
Honour Judge Howay, a Report of
the Kelowna Irrigation Convention,
The Cattle Industry of New Zealand,
and a list of the new Dominion Fruit
Inspection Staff. The number is well
up to the usual high standard,
"I  understand    there    were loud    calls of
'Author!' after the play was done."
"Yes, but the mob didn't catch  him."
Too many people mistake connected words
for connected thought.
Chas. fiahr, mop.
in the niAirror thecitt
"Highland Cream"
An auld, auld frien'
Frae the auld land.
Product of the renowned house of Wm. Teacher
& Sons, Glasgow, an absolutely pure spirit,
refined and mellowed by age.
On the buffet or in the sick chamber,
"Highland Cream"
Stands ready, like a sentinel over health ancl
happiness. Faultless in quality, honest in
measure, an ideal stimulant.
At Club or Hotel, Insist Upon
Wholesale Agents for B. C.
Roy'i   Art   Glau   Workl   ind   Store
915 Pandora St.,   Victoria, B. C.
Albert F. Roy
Over   thirty   yean'   experience   in
Art   GlaM
Sole manufacturer of Steel-Cored Lead
for   Churches,   Schools,   Public   Build
ingi and private Dwelling!.    Plain and
Fancy  Glut Sold.    Saahei  Clued  hv
Contract.    Eitimatea   free.    Phone 594
Mrs. D. B. McLaren
Teacher of Singing and
Voice Production
Terms on Application    Phone X2308
P. 0. Box 449
A. W. Bridgman
Real Estate, Financial and Insurance Agent]
Conveyancer and Notary Public
Established 1858
Commercial  Union  Assurance  Co.,   Ltd.
of London, England
Canada Accident Insurance Company
Imperial Underwriters' Corporation
Northern  Counties  Investment  Trust,  Limited
of Bradford, England.
1007 Government Street
Victoria, B. C.
Ambition Realized
It is human nature to sigh for the impossible. People
seem to delight in weaving all sorts of strange fictions about
the things that "are to be," but never really "are."
Have you not done the same, Mrs. Housewife? Have
you not planned the "ideal home" with ils cheerful, sunny
rooms and atmosphere of welcome ? Many times. How
wonderful if you could but approximate its simple beauty !
You never supposed you could, did you ?    Well, you can.
We have a splendid Home Furnishing Department that
can soon make your "air-castle" a thing of fact. It can give
the coldest, most formal home an air of good taste and contentment.   It can give every room added grace and beauty.
Visit our Home Furnishing Department today. We are
specialists in the art of home decoration and will work out
to your satisfaction any color scheme you desire.
Make "Home" Your Ambition—
We'll Help You Realize It
739 Yates Street
Telephone 1391 THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1912
The Pollards
The Pollards have come and gone,
d the universal verdict is that they
e  as  welcome  as  ever they were,
me has matured them and they are
st as fascinating a company now as
len  they  first  made  their  appear-
'ce in Victoria in the days when they
re  really  "The  Pollard  Kiddies."
Monday and Tuesday they pre-
ted at the Victoria Theatre "Ser-
int Brue."   In the title part Teddy
Namara shone; he really did shine
the  only  person  who   seriously
tested his pre-eminence was Wil-
Bevan, who, in the character of
okie  Scrubbs,  kept the  house  in
continuous roar of laughter.  Miss
lie   Donaghey,   according  to   the
gramme,*., took the part of Police
je Crank, but there could hardly
t been a person in the house who
'.ght that it was a girl in the role,
acting was excellent.    Miss Eva
ard  as  "Lady  Bickenhall,"  Miss
iie   Hill   as   "Aurora,"   and   Miss
enie Williams as "Daisy" all filled
;  parts   well,   the   latter   scoring
.ily in her song "Help, I'm Fall-
in Love."
n Wednesday night the same
lpany presented "The Toymaker."
theatre was crowded and the Pol-
s had a good reception, but they
e not as happy in this play as
"Sergeant Brue." Teddy Mc-
nara again proved himself a tower
strength as "Hilarius" and Eva
ard made au excellent doll.
The Empress Theatre
has not been a particularly
ng bill that Manager Wisner has
to offer ito patrons this week. We
hot  expect  winners  all  the  time
the Empress has been giving
n good shows of late that it can
rd to have an occasional bill a bit
_w the mark. The only two turns
th discussing have been those con-
uted by Chapman & Berube and
a-Reed & St. John. The former
clever hand gymnasts and their
introduces many novel features;
latter present a musical turn
ch is well worth hearing and is
efully dressed.
The Princess Theatre
lyde Fitch's "Girls" was a winner
the week at the Princess Theatre,
the Williams Company have
er appeared to better advantage
i in this well-known play,
ext week the same company will
ent "The Plnnger," a thrilling
odrama dealing with the friend-
that can exist between man and
Mr. Foster will appear in the
role as the man who sacrifices all
redeem his friend's reputation,
s Page will be seen in the char-
r of an Irish widow, a part which
ws her at her best.
The Majestic Theatre
ne of the biggest hits scored by
ing-picture men in the city was
stered by the Majestic manage-
t this week when "A Nation's
1" was placed upon the screen,
i was a magnificent film and the
stic finale, when the boat was tor-
sed was all that the advance no-
i claimed.
The Crystal Theatre
be Crystal Theatre has been hold-
down the big reputation which it
earned for itself and the current
has seen a high class line of
leville and some splendid pictures.
Temple Trio, who appeared on
stage during the latter part of
week, had a great reception and
ed to be one of the most popular*
ures ever placed on the Broad
et house bill of fare. A fine Vi-
aph film entitled "On the Pupil
is Eye," was unreeled on Wed
nesday and Thursday and was one of
the most   dramatic   that   this well-
known company has ever put out.
Romano's Theatre
Government Street this week has
been enlivened by the placards outside Romano's moving-picture house
and the films inside have been not a
whit behind the placards in interest.
Good comedy was one of the features
of the present week. Romano's, with
its comfortable seats and its first-rate
orchestra, is as popular as ever it was.
"The Heart Breakers"
Manager Mort H. Singer has sent
many musical successes on the road
in the past few years, but none of
them have created the furore that has
followed the presentation of "The
Heart Breakers" in the different
cities throughout the country.
In "The Heart Breakers" the
authors have struck a happy medium
in the line of musical comedy which
is somewhat different than the usual,
and they have also provided a plot
that has both an object and a reason,
with a pretty love story running
through it.
George Damerel, who was with the
"Merry Widow," for the last five
years, plays the leading part, or
"Master," who is a leader of a band
of young men who, having been jilted
by the different girls that they have
made love to, take vows to fool all
of the feminine gender.   In so doing
the "Master" falls in love with the
"Girl," Miss Myrtle Vail, and forswears his vows, thereby breaking up
the club.
The music of "The Heart Breakers"
is one of the features of this charm
ing piece and there  are  many song
hits, such as "My Honolulu  Honey
Lou," "The Songs You Used to Sing
to  the  Girls   You  Used  to   Love,
"Your Eyes, Your Smile and You,
"The    Bashful    Bumble    Bee"    and
others.   "The Heart Breakers" will be
seen at the Victoria Theatre on Wednesday, September i8th.
Gilbert & Sullivan
W. S. Gilbert, who in conjunction
with Sir Arthur Sullivan wrote "The
Mikado," "Pinafore," "Patience" and
"The Pirates of Penzance," as well as
many other delightful comic operas,
revivals of whicli are to be made at
the Victoria Theatre, on September
September 19th, 20th. and 21st, is practically the only librettist who has
made a name for himself in the writ
ing of comic opera. Almost in every
instance it is the composer's name
that is known in a successful comic
opera, but it remained for Mr. Gilbert
to raise the status of librettist from
nothing to prominence. He took a
despised art, an art over-shadowed
and smothered by that of the composer, and made it such a great one
that he almost dominated his collaborator.
Odd Industries
According to a report made in April
of this year, the town of Bradford,
England, during the first year of the
plant's operation (in 1911) made a
net profit of nearly $200,000 from the
sale of grease recovered from the
city's sewage.
The scheme has proved such an unqualified financial success that early
in 1912 the sewage-grease operators
began an expenditure of over'$300,-
000 in improvements on the present
plant. A further increase in the size
.of the plant and the addition of new
machinery, now being considered, are
expected to raise the earning capacity
of the plant to half a million dollars
a year.
During the recent coal strike in
England there was developed a new
outlet for a by-product of this industry. The pressed brick from which
the grease had been extracted was
used for fuel by the local Bradford
factories. The use of it would have
extended to other cities had it been
possible to supply the demand.
Bradford is the only city in Great
Britain which secures a profit from
its sewage and among the few of the
world. The present works are the result of a dozen years of experiment.
By the use of similar plants Chicago
could abolish her odious sewage canal
which kills the fish in the river half-
away to St. Louis, and New York
could solve her problem oi harbour
pollution which annually takes a
heavy toll of human lives, while towns
and cities everywhere could make for
better sanitation and improved health,
earning at the same time a subs;antial
profit that would largely offset the
municipal budget.
Nebraska holds the dist iktion to
date of the only known "fieckle farmer." With a special scalpel he successfully transplants tiny patckc-i of
skin from one part of the body to
another. This grafting takes the
form of fancy designs, patterns, and
images. These are as permanent as
tattooing, if not quite so delicate in
tracery. Through thc State Medical
Association it is learned that he has
been experimenting in freckle grafting or farming for more than ten
Into the port of Boston came recently a ship sailing from the Chinese
coast, bearing on her manifest an
item of sixty-five cases of horse tails
—also the tails. They came from
Tientsin. The United States imports
horse tails from several countries
particularly from Russia and China,
where the horse-tail hairs grow unusually long; from South America
and Australia, as well as from nearly
every European country.
Sometimes these tails are worth
twenty cents a pound, and again as
much as two dollars. The hairs, being carefully graded for length and
colour, are used either alone or
mixed with other fibres in making different kinds of brushes and with
other material in the manufacture of
haircloth for various purposes. In
the countries where these tails are
collected, cured, and prepared for export the occupation of the horse-tail
buyers may not seem more odd to
the natives than the "ol' clo'" man or
"ra-g-g-g.5 V bottles" do to us.
There is a huntsman on the payroll of the city of New York who
catches wild beasts in Central Park.
The total annual kill of this unique
huntsman amounts to thousands of
specimens of various species. Armed
with the insignia of his office, a pair
of field-glasses, and a rifle of small
calibre, this official farces forth to
hunt and kill stray cats and dogs,
muskrats, minks, ground-hogs, rats,
mice, moles, hawks (from the little
"fly-chasers" to the big fellows that
can carry a goose), owls, and now
and then an eagle venturing over
river from the New Jersey mountains. He is always accompanied by
a highly trained terrier, which makes
unnecessary the use of some hundreds of cartridges on the special rat-
hunt days. So far this park hunter
has never killed a crow intruder;
Jim's antipathy toward city life keeps
him free of this danger.
A Wisconsin man has just sailed
for England to teach the British
dairyman how to secure a greater
yield of milk by playing slow, soft,
sentimental music in the cow-stables
at milking-time. He claims to have
already convinced American experts
of the practicality of his scheme.
He—Oh yes, I played in that drama, "Thc
Girl Who Took the Wrong Turning."
She—What part did you take?
He—Oh, I was the fellah who showed her
the bally turning.
The  man  who  likes  to  hear   himself  talk
always has an appreciative audience.
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Victoria Theatre
Mort. H. Singer presents
(Late of Merry Widow) in
"The Heart Breakers
A Real Musical Comedy
A Perfect Princess Chorus
"Your Eyes, Your Smile and You"
"Honolulu Honey Lou"
"Bashful Bumhlc Bee"
"Melody  of  Dreams"
Prices 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50
Seat Sale opens Monday, Sept.  16th
Victoria Theatre
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with Saturday
Matinee, Sept. 19, 90 and 21
Messrs.  Shubert and Wm. A.  Brady Present
The Gilbert & Sullivan Festival
From the New York Casino Theatre
De Wolf Hopper
Blanche Duffield Arthur Aldridge
Eugene Cowles Viola Gillette
George Macfarlane Alice Brady
Kate Condon Louise Barthel
Arthur Cunningham
And   the   New   York   Casiono   Chorus   and
Orchestra in a revival season of Gilbert & Sullivan's  greatest comic  operas,  presenting  on
Thursday Evening—"THE MIKADO"
Friday  Evening—"PATIENCE"
Saturday Matinee—"PINAFORE"
Saturday Evening—
N.   B.—Notwithstanding  thc  great  cast  of
stars and the magnitude of the different productions, the regular theatre prices will prevail
at all performances.
Mail   orders  now   accepted  if  accompanied
by cheque or money order.
Prices:   soc to $2.00.
Regular Scat Sale, Thursday, Sept. 17.
Princess Theatre
Formerly A.O.U.W. H.U
Cor. Yates & Blanchard Sts.
The Williams Stock Co.
Will Present
Prices ioc, aoc and 30c
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday
ioc and aoc
Curtain, 8.30 p.m. Matinees, 2.45
Reserved   Seats   on   sale   at   Dean   &
Hiscock's, cor.  Broad and Yates Sts.
Three Times Daily
3.00 p.m.—7.30 p.m.—9.00 p.m.
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Clever Characterizations
The Dancing Violiniste
Canine Entertainers
The Week
A Provincial   Newspaper and  Review
published every Saturday by
"The Week" Publishing
Company, Limited
Published   at   1208   Government   St.,
Victoria, B. C, Canada
By Bohemian
From earliest childhood I have
lived in a world of illusion. "When 1
am grown up," .1 said. "1 will be a
great man." My mother wanted me
to be a missionary, but 1 had conscientious objections to gracing the
plate of a cannibal chief. My father
was desirous of seeing me a Lord
Chancellor, but 1 had to nip his expectations in the bud. My brother,
the only sensible member of the family, said. "Let him be what hc can."
and so I became a  Bohemian.
As a Bohemian. 1 have lived in a
world of illusions. There is no class
of man around whom so many illusions cling, as the Bohemian. He is
the Prince of Good Fellows, when he
has a cent: he is the unluckiest devil
in the world, when he hasn't; he is a
"waster" when he doesn't pay his bills,
ajul he is a "sucker" when he does.
Such is a Bohemian. Nobody loves
him, and he loves everybody.
However, 1 started off with the
idea of writing about lost illusions and
had no intention of bringing in thc
peculiarities of the Bohemian persuasion into my tale of woe. So let
us back to our muttons and discuss
From my earliest days I cherished
thc hope that some day I should be
privileged to travel on the Canadian
Pacilic Railway. A tale is told of my
nurse, still alive, that she found me
one day with my curly head reposing
on that spot in the map which is now
occupied by Calgary. Xo doubt Calgary would be glad to afford me a
reception on the strength of this, but
with becoming modesty, I have never
pressed my claims.
Whether or not this was the reason for my overwhelming desire to
travel on the C. P. R., I cannot
tell, but f do know that I looked
forward to my journey across the
Continent with the keenest pleasure.
And in proportion to my anticipation,
how great was my disappointment!
I landed in New York on November 26th, 1904. I missed seeing the
famous Statue of Liberty, to which
all incoming eyes are supposed to
fasten themselves, and I well remember regarding the out-going "Umbria"
with a yearning gaze and wishing myself well aboard of her. Eventually
we reached the dock and in process
of time I found myself on a New
York Central train bound for Montreal Junction. Here I picked up the
C. P. R. or perhaps it would bc more
accurate to say that at Montreal
Junction the C. P. R. picked me up.
Thereafter I lived in discomfort till
I reached Victoria. The train was not
particularly crowded, but no proper
accommodation appeared to have
been made for smokers. When the
first call went for meals every man
who indulged in a cigar or a cigarette
made a bolt for the dining-car, so
that he might secure a corner later
in the cramped quarters provided for
smokers in the rear of the Pullman
car. Failing a seat there, there was
a choice between the platforms and
what was styled the first-class car.
Heaven preserve any person from the
1 have been laughed to scorn, times
without number, for my defence of
English trains, but I still contend that
tor sheer comfort a man has to travel
a good deal further than Canada in
order to obtain the quintessence of
luxury such as is afforded on a first-
class English line. It seemed to me
that there was no catering to individual tastes on the C. P. R.   Tt was
November, therefore everybody ought
to be cold; and the consequence was
that the train was over-heated to an
incredible extent. Sleep at night was
impossible, and a plea for less heat
was met vvith the expostulation that
the other passengers were still chilly.
Poor devils! I have often thought
that there must be a lot of cold blood
in Canada.
This same complaint about heat of
course, applies to every Englishman
when he first arrives on this continent. The fresh air theory is singularly in abeyance, and the native-born
seems to be living in such fear that
hc be cold, that he never gives himself a chance to see what feeling cold
is like. If Kipling had lived auy
length of time iu Canada he would
never have been guilty of writing a
poem entitled "Our Lady of thc
Snows." He might have written with
every justification about "Our Lady of
the Stoves."
1 wonder whether the time will
ever come when North American railways will go over to the Old Country
to learn how a train ought really to
be run, The English corridor, with
the compartments opening off the
passage, has any system of middle
aisle corridor "beaten to a frazzle."
Privacy and convenience are both obtained. In trains on this side of the
Atlantic, you might as well whistle
for an air-ship as for privacy.
The Late Rev. George W.
Taylor, F.R.S.C.
Tbe following appreciation was written by
.Mr. Edward Prince, Marine and Fisheries
Commissioner under the Dominion Government, and was received by The Week through
the courtesy of Capt. John T, Walbran:
In the death of the Rev. George W.
Taylor on August 22nd, Canadian
Zoology loses one of its most distinguished workers. To a great many
of his friends in Eastern Canada, especially in Ottawa, the announcement must have come with a shock
of surprise, for when last in the capital, attending the Royal Society meetings as a Fellow, five years ago, he
was full of vigour and activity. He
received something like ah ovation
from his brother scientists here, as
his visit, owing to his residence on
the Pacific coast, were of rare occurrence. With his great friend, the late
Dr. James Fletcher, he spent much
time on his last visit, but he had hosts
of friends who were deliglited to see
him once more in Ottawa. Born in
Derby, England, in 1854, he became
connected with the excellent Natural
History Museum in that busy railway
centre, and acquired a reputation as
an original observer, but on coming
to Canada in 1882 he applied himself
with such vigour and success to work
in Conchology and Entomology in
the Dominion as soon to take a first
place as an authority, and his collections of land and fresh-water shells,
and of marine mollusca, and bis
collection of Microlepidoptera are
amongst the finest in existence.
As a clergyman of the Church of
England much of his time was taken
up in Ottawa, and in Victoria, Nanaimo and Wellington, B.C., with
parish work, but he never abated in
his devotion to scientific studies. For
some years he gave up clerical work,
and resided in a lovely but lonely spot
at the north end of Gabriola Island,
in the Strait of Georgia, in order to
investigate the marine zoology of the
marvellously rich waters around, and
in the hope that a Biological Station
might be founded by the Dominion
Government there. Tllis long cherished ambition was at last gratified
when, in 1909, laboratory buildings
were erected at Departure Bay, and
the Board of Management, composed
of Professors in the chief Universities of the Dominion chose him as
the first Curator, a position he held
until his death.
He threw himself with all his energy into his new duties, and by constant dredging expeditions and shore
collecting, accumulated a vast collection of marine fishes and invertebrates, which excited the wonder of
a party of British and foreign scientists, who paid a visit  to this  B.  C.
station in September, 1909, at the
close of the meeting of the British
Association in Winnipeg. The party
included famous men from the British Museum, from Cambridge Univer-
sitj', Copenhagen, Sheffield, Leeds,
London and other Universities, and
like President Starr Jordan, Professor C. H. Gilbert, and Dr. Barton
Evermann, who made short visits to
the station, they declared it to be one
of the best marine laboratories on the
continent. The location is very beautiful, but the rich marine life in the
waters of Departure Bay, and above
all the enthusiasm and profound
knowledge of the Curator himself, delighted all scientific visitors.
Those privileged to go with him on
dredging trips will not soon forget
his scientific devotion. The writer
sailed with him on the Dominion
Cruiser "Kestrel" along the B. C.
coast from Vancouver Island to Alaska, including Queen Charlotte Islands
and Quatsino Sound in the cruise, and
at every point hauls of the dredge
were made bringing up myriads of
strange creatures from the depths below. From morning to night Mr.
Taylor sorted out and named the
specimens, usually working on deck
till long after dark, and aided by the
light of a ship's lantern.
He had such an unusual knowledge
of marine zoology that he could name
without difficulty.a vast proportion of
the hosts of molluscs, echinoderms,
zoophytes, etc.. and very fine collections resulted. He was for some time
at work on a list of small shore fishes,
so abundant in B. C. but the list was
never completed. It included many
new forms. One named Asemichthys
taylori has been described in a paper,
now being printed by the King's
Printer. Ottawa, the author being the
eminent U. S. ishthyologist Professor
C. H. Gilbert. Stanford University,
who says, "I take pleasure in naming
this interesting species for its discoverer, Rev. G. W. Taylor. Nanaimo.
B. C." A list of B. C. Copepod Parasites is also now in course of publication by the Biological Board, the
result of Mr. Taylor's assiduous collecting, ancl the author, Professor C.
B. Wilson, the well-known specialist,
says that eight out of fourteen species
are wholly new to science.
Mr. Taylor made a study of Pacific
Crustacea, and completed a report to
be issued shortly by the Biologic
Board, with the title "Preliminary
List of the Hundred and Twenty-
Nine Species of B. C. Decapod Crustaceans." In the report of the B. C.
Fisheries Commission, of which Mr.
Taylor was appointed by the Dominion Government a member, he gave a
list of no less than thirty species of
edible mollusks occurring on  the  B.
C. coast, of whicii three only, the
oyster, the clam, and the abalone or
Haliotis are at present used for food.
It would take many pages to tell
of his numerous papers contributed to
scientific journals from the time of
his early papers in the Nautilus, and
later in the Canadian Entomologist
and especially in Ottawa Naturalist,
which for nearly twenty years he has
enriched with able notes and papers.
One of general interest is a sketch of
Canadian Conchology (March. 1895)
an admirable summary with a valuable bibliography of the principal
papers. He made many additions to
our molluscan fauna, such as the two
land shells, Punctum Clappii and P.
Taylori, the latter being new to
science, and named by Dr. Pilsbery
after Mr. Taylor.
His splendid entomological labours
which brought him into contact with
the leading authorities in France, Germany and Britain, as well as this continent will be adequately treated elsewhere, but reference may be made to
such papers as "Notes for April in
Vancouver Island," published in these
pages in 1898, in which he told of 40
species of Coleoptera secured in an
afternoon walk besides Cicadas, and
specimens of Lepidoptera, Hymenop-
tera and Orthoptera, some of them
rare. A valuable list of Pacific
Marine Mollusca. covering over 80
pages of the Transactions of the
Royal Society's Transactions, 1895.
must not be omitted, but it is not possible to name even by title the many
scientific contributions bearing this
indefatigable worker's name.
Mr. Taylor was chosen a member
of  the   Biological   Board  of  Canada.
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and was a Fellow of the Zoological
Society of London and of the Entomological Society of London, while
for a time he was an associate editor
(in Zoology) of the Ottawa Naturalist. He himself especially valued the
mark of appreciation on thc part of
his brother naturalists in Ottawa,
when he was chosen iu a Corresponding Member of thc Ottawa Field Naturalists Club.
High as was his rank amongst entomologists, he held a hardly less
eminent position amongst marine biologists and conchologists, but he was
also well versed in Botany and Geology, and his mathematical abilities
were such that had he gone to Cambridge University, as in early life was
intended,* he would have, without
doubt, gained high academic distinction iii the Mathematical Tripos. His
genial personal qualities and his self-
denying devotion to science, especially work in the field and at sea. attracted all who were privileged to
know him. Numerous as are his
scientific papers his labours and influence cannot be adequately measured
bv them.
A Letter from Gilbert
Malcolm Sproat
As a commentary on Dr. Robert
Brown's 45-year-old letter, which, admirably proof-read, was published in
your last issue, I may mention the
regrettable fact that the Pacilic
Ocean whales, and, indeed, all whales,
are practically approaching extermination.
In America, strange to say, there is
no specimen of the "California gray
whale," now very rare, and scientifically interesting as representing an intervening stage between two, formerly, great families of whalebone-
whales. The only complete specimen
is one in a museum in Tokio.
Still more strange is the existence,
unknown to any scientific body in the
world, of a* now dwindling whale
family in the waters of Japan, known,
locally, as the "Sei" family, whicii has
been hunted for the past 15 years.
Again, the "humpback," commonest,
at one time, of the whale family, is
almost extinct in the Pacific, nevertheless, no specimen is preserved in
any American museum.
As to the great "bowhead whale"
of the Arctic, whicii we all have read
of, the American Museum of Natural
History, and, also, the British Museum, this year, propose special expeditions to the Arctic, in search of
museum specimens, or bone-materials
to form them, as far as may be.
The above is a sorry account of
human dealing with the bounty, of
Nature—no attempt to make conjoint,
national remedial regulations, demanded, increasingly, by the effect of
modern use of steam-whalers and
gun-harpoons, and by the recognition
of the food-value of the animals destroyed—at any rate on the other side
of the Pacific. Not counting intestines, viscera or blubber—the latter
often used for oil—a 70-ft. blue whale
yields about 40 tons of as good meat
as much of the beef sold in our markets. The cases of the whale and the
buffalo are not similar. Sooner or
later, tlle ox, or the sheep, fills the
place of the buffalo, but there is no
such correlative relation, so far as we
know, in the case of the whale.
Yours truly,
In the new technical class at a certain
school a boy refused to sew, thinking it below
thc dignity of a man of ten years.
"Why," said thc teacher, "George Washington did his own sewing in the war, and
do you think you are superior to George
"I don't know," replied the hoy seriously;
"only time can tell that."
The Real Estate Man
(By  R.  S.  T.  Land)
I travelled toward the setting sun
To visit friends of yore,
Scattered o'er fair Canada
To far Pacific's shore.
I thought lo lind them doing well
At work that they knew best
At home, before they hit the trail
.And  settled in tlie West._
I soon found out that such ideas
Were badly out-of-date,
I**or all havc quit their trades, and no*
They're selling real estate.
In Winnipeg I met a chum
Of schoolboy days long by,
He hail studied for a lawyer,
And in his class stood high,
He  was clever  and progressive,
With every chance to rise;
When  at  last   1   found  bis  office
This  sight met my eyes:
His brief-bag in a corner lay,
His law books in the grate,
He'll given up  his  practice,  and
Was selling real  estate.
In Regina next a dentist,
An honour man at that,
An  expert in  loothology,
Had  the science down  quite pat.
I knew he'd have tbe swellest place
That   ready  cash  could  buy;
But when   I  asked to see  it
He told me with  a sigh
That he'd  sold out all his  fixtures,
False teeth and rubber plate,
Had thrown away his  forceps, and
Was selling real estate.
Away out on the prairie,
Far  from  the city's noise,
I  found  a husky farmer I
Had known when we wcre boys.
I said, "Here's one who changed not
He follows still the plow,"
And asked if he was going out
To do his seeding now.
"Not much," replied the farmer, as
He leaned  against the gate,
"This farm is sub-divided, and
I'm selling real estate."
At Calgary an editor,
A writer sharp and bright,
Who always took bis stand upon    ..
Thc side of what was right.
He controlled  the  politicians,
The grafters put  to rout,
And in tbe cause of justice was
liver ready for  a bout.
I  thought that in his city he
Would lie one of the great,
But he's chucked up pad and pencil
To deal in real estate.
I called upon a clergyman
At Vancouver, on the coast;
At spreading of the Gospel he
Was in himself a host.
He was an eloquent speaker,
To hear him was a treat,
And never was one of bis Hock
Found sleeping in his seat.
His chiirch was always crowded
With people small and great,
But another bas his pulpit now,
He's selling real estate.
I went aboard the steamship big
That plies along thc strait, ;
And thought that t had now escaped
From talk of real  estate.
On the upper deck the captain
Was busy as could be
Adding up some figures on
A pad upon his knee.
"Is he laying out the course now,"
I said unto the mate,
"Naw, doping out the profit on
A deal in real estate."
At Victoria I met the one
I thought to make my wife—
For I had quite decided that
I'd settle down in life—
Her cheeks were like the roses,
Her hair in pretty curls,
She was the handsomest in all
That town of pretty girls.
As soon as I had greeted her,
I sought to know my fate,
She said, "Don't pester me just now,
I'm selling real estate."
"Alas," I said, "what can I do,
My friends have all gone daft,
They talk of real estate by day
And  dream at  night of graft.
They make from deals in city lots
And townsites preat and  small"
Unless I, too, got in the game
I saw no chance at all
To mingle with my fellow men
At early morn or late,
So I" joined the bunch of boosters and
I'm selling real estate.
Lawyer   (to  prisoner)—Well,   so  you
me to defend you.    Have you any monc
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few chickens, and a pig or two.
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you  of stealing?
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September 4th to 9th
itember 4th—
J. T. McDonald—Oak Bay Ave.—Stores ancl Apts........Pll,COO
W. B. Naylor—Government St.—Dwelling  3,500
J. W. Anderton—Alder St.—Dwelling  600
tember 5th—
^arl Johnson—Beechwood St.—Dwelling   2,200
Nagina Singh—Cedar Hill Rd.—Dwelling  2,000
Nagina Singh—Cedar Hill Rd.—Dwelling  1,900
P. G. Futcher—Chester St.—Dwelling   6,500
T. W. Cowper—Powell St.—Dwelling  2.000
L H. Jervis—First St.—Dwelling  1,600
as. Hopps—Beechwood St.—Dwelling   5,000
jlarry Pringle—Blackwood St.—Dwelling  3,000
M. Rainaldi—N. Park St.—Add. to Dwelling  600
ember 6th—
H. Mason—Hillside Ave.—Dwelling  4,800
Jrs. Elizabeth Richards—Craigdarroch—Dwelling  8,500
. D. Wright—Joseph St.—Dwelling  2,300
no. Caling—Grahame St.—Dwelling  2,000
ho. Caling—Grahame St.—Stable  500
ember 9th—
I. Webster—Faithful St.—Dwelling   4,500
5. A. Virtue—Trent St.—Dwelling ■ 3,500
•ty. Hinder—George St.—Dwelling  3,500
"  W. Mcintosh—Amphion St.—Dwelling   2,200
fas. Simpson—Superior St.—Greenhouse   500
S. Ford—Davie St.—Dwelling  3.400
f. M. Corkall—Saywood Ave.—Dwelling ",000
}, A. Richardson—Moss St.—Dwelling 300
tember 9th—
iVard Invest. Co.—Linden Ave.—Dwelling  -J,000
Mrs. Celia Keatinge—Burton St.—Dwelling  1 !50
Thomas English—Bank St.—Dwelling  2,000
W. L. Lanning—Quadra St.—Dwelling  5,."00
(By Fred. W. Field)
Western Canada, Wheat, and the Canal
The shipment of the Western Canadian Wheat crop has become
ore acute problem every year.   This is because the size and the
lities of our eastern outlet could not possibly keep abreast of the
-eased acreage under cultivation and the larger yield from season to
son. The time has come for another exit for Canadian wheat, and
st opportunely, the Panama Canal will afford it. The shipment
tward of the entire Western crop is a laborious enterprise, and
nomically wasteful. The Canal should enable a large share of the
tirie products to go to the Pacific Coast. The Hudson Bay Railway
y or may not act as further relief; that remains to be proved. There
doubt as to the navigation facilities of Hudson Bay. For several
nths of the year, the waters are not navigable. There is no doubt
to the navigation facilities of Vancouver, Victoria, Prince Rupert
our Pacific Coast generally. The waters there are navigable
oughout the year.
Rapid Expansion of Crop—Before discussing the western ship-'
nt of the prairie crops, it is useful to recall the writer's estimate
the probable crop for 1920, based on the actual production and
reases during the past ten years. This appears in the volume,
apital Investments in Canada," recently published by The Monetary
nes. The increase in wheat area in Manitoba is naturally not as
at as in the other provinces, it having been the first to enjoy any
isiderable agricultural settlement in the West. The increase in
tnitoba wheat area in ten years was 968,000 acres, or 48 per cent.;
Saskatchewan, 4,235,000, or 903 per cent.; in Alberta, 1.582.000
es, or 4,647 per cent., and in the total wheat area of the Western
ivinces 6,784,000 acres, or 269 per cent.
Some Remarkable Increases—In making comparison between the
Ids of 1900 and any other year, it must be remembered that the
sus records of 1900 were exceptionally low, owing to drought. It
1 be fairer to calculate the increase in wheat production since 1901.
e gain in Manitoba since that date has been 10,000,000 bushels, or
per cent.; in Saskatchewan, 86,000,000 bushels, or 781 per cent.;
Alberta, 35,286,000 bushels, or 4,117 per cent.; and in the total
stern production 117,000,000 bushels, or 185 per cent. These are
narkable increases. If the increase in the Western wheat area in the
:t ten years has been 269 per cent, and the gain in production 185
cent., what will be the wheat area and production at the end of the
ct decade?
In estimating the probable increase, there are many important
tors of which cognizance must be taken. In the old portion of
nitoba there are about 47,000,000 acres, of land, with 33,000,000
es of good arable land. The area under cultivation is only 6,500,000
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Saskatchewan and Alberta—Saskatchewan has a land area of
242,332 square miles, or 155,092,480 acres, and a water area of 8,318
square miles. South of township 64, which is practically the middle of
Saskatchewan, the province has been divided for statistical purposes
into nine crop districts, as nearly as possible uniform in size. The
area of these districts is 86,826,240 acres, ancl the crop area in them
in 1911 was 8,602,455, or 9.8 per cent, of their total area.
The area of arable land in the nine crop districts is estimated to be
not less than 57,884,160 acres. The total area under cultivation is
13,169,235, or 15.16 per cent, of the area of the districts referred to.
In Alberta there are approximately 100,000,000 acres of arable
land, and of this area about 2,250,000 acres are under cultivation and
occupied by farm buildings.
Big Crop Eight Years Hence—In 1914, we shall have two more
transcontinental railways, which will open much new land for settlement. The improvement in farming implements will mean the tilling
of greater acreage in less time. These factors should compensate
somewhat for the probability that mixed farming in the West will be
engaged in more than hitherto, with consequently less attention to
wheat, and for the fact that constant wheat-growing makes the soil
poorer. Assuming, after allowing for these factors, that the ratio of
increase in the next ten years will be as great as in the past ten years,
there will be in 1920 in the three Western provinces wheat acreage
of 34,321,000 acres and a wheat crop of 513,000,000 bushels. This
allows a yield of 15 bushels per acre. The average wheat yield per
acre in the West during the past four years was 19.71 bushels.
Accepting that figure as the yield of 1920, the 34,321,000 acres should
yield 675,466,910 bushels.
Need Every Possible Outlet—That is a crop which will require
every possible outlet and every available market. The Panama Canal
some years before then will have made an indelible mark upon the
world's commerce. Western Canadian shipments via our Pacific Coast
and the Canal will before that time have become a permanent factor.
The difference in distances by shipping east and west is seen in
the following typical figures:— Miles
Calgary to Fort William   1,260
Calgary to Vancouver      644
Saving by shipping westward      616
Moose Jaw to St. John  2,393
Moose Jaw to Vancouver   1,085
Saving by shipping westward   1,308
The distance from Edmonton to Fort William is 1.451 miles and
to Vancouver 735 miles. The gateway to the Peace River country is,
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MISS M.  WOOLDRIDGE, Proprietress Opposite the Victoria Theatre
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Henry Bertram Dick
of Victoria, B.C., occupation Farmer, int
to apply for permission to purchase.
following described lands:—Commencing
post planted about sixty chains south-eas
the south-east corner of Lot 381, Rang
Coast District; thence west 80 chains; th
north 40 chains; thence east 80 chains; th
south 40 chains, and containing 320 a
more or  less.
Dated May 25th, 1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Arthur Fellows, of
toria, B. C, occupation Retired, intend
apply for permission to purchase the folio
described Iands:—Commencing at a
planted about sixty chains south-east oi
south-east corner of Lot 381, Range 2, (
District, thence east 80 chains; thence s
40 chains; thence west 80 chains; tl
north 40 chains and containing 320
more or less.
Dated May 25th,   1912.
aug. 3 se|
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE  notice  that  Randolph   Stuarl
Victoria, B. C, occupation Estate Agenl
tends   to   apply   for   permission   to   purl
the   following  described  lands:—Commel
at a post planted eighty chains east of
south-east corner of Lot 558, Coast Dis
Range 3, thence south 80 chains; thencel
80   chains;   thence  north   80   chains;   tl
west 80 chains and containing 640 acres, f
or less.
Dated May 22nd, 1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast, Range II and III
TAKE   notice   that   Frederick   Reev|
Victoria, B. C, occupation Real Estate .
intends to  apply for permission  to pui
the   following  described  lands:—Coming
at a post planted forty chains north
south-east corner of Lot 558, Range 3,1
District; thence east 80 chains; thencel
80   chains;   thence   west   8ot chains; 1
north   80   chains,   and   containing  6401
more or less.
Dated   May   22nd,   1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast, Range III
TAKE notice that Lewis Carey, of VI
B.C., occupation  Broker, intends to apl
permission to purchase the following dl
ed   lands:—Commencing   at   a   post   .1
at the north-east corner of post of Lof
Range   3,   Coast   District;   tnence  80  I
north;   thence   80   cliains   west;   thenl
cliains soutii; thence 80 chains east an<|
taining 640 acres, more or less.
Dated  May  21st,   1912.
aug- 3
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that William M. LcL
of Winnipeg, Man., occupation Storc-kl
intends to apply for permission to puil
the following described _lands:*—Conim<|
at a post plantod 80 chains east of the
east corner of Lot 382, Coast District, '.
2, thence south 40 chains; thence wtl
chains; thence north 40 chains; thencel
80 chains and containing 320 acres, moj
Dated May 25th, 1912.
aug. 3
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of the forthcoming ROYAL VISIT should notify
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The Week accepts no responsibility for
the views expressed by its correspondents.
1 Communications will be inserted whether
, signed by the real name of the writer
j or a nom de plume, but the writer's
''name and address must be given to the
'Editor as an evidence of bona fides. In no
■ case will  it be divulged without consent.
Victoria, B.C., Sept. 6th, 1912.
,(.o the Editor of The Week:
I* Dear Sir,—A local paper gives pro-
[iinence to a number of questions that
live been summarized by "Public
[pinion" from the "Century Maga-
1 ne."
iDo our universities educate?   (No.)
['Do they make snobs?   (Yes.)
I Do they make spendthrifts? (Yes.)
I'Do they alienate classes?    (Yes.)
iDo they prevent learning?    (Yes.)
I|Do they do anything to bring out
\. best in man?   (No.)
IThe answers bracketed are evident-
what were expected by the "Cen*
y." The implication I have no
jbt is strictly applicable to Ameri-
l, but not to British Universities,
h as Oxford, Cambridge,  Dublin,
(speak from persona! experience
Ithe latter where class distinction
liin the walls did not exist and I
live the same can be said of the
T-rs. Between "Town and gown"
Je was always a kindly feeling al-
ligh a slight flutter upon the aril of a new Lord Lieutenant, etc.,
ich left no ill feeling behind,
fiwn" were admitted to be "ripping
lid men" and "Gown" "rale gintle-
j.i that they would always be glad
J'liieet ill the same way." Oh, I
l' never forget the "four deep" rush
In the big gates,—the "Kintosh
|,"—the march to the statue of thc
eat and good King William," to
It some hundreds of our unwashed
|bw countrymen, where we twitted
"class   distinctions,"   both   sides
Iting like gentlemen without sticks,
lies     or     in     glorious     stomach
Jhe flower of Britain, intellectually
■ morally, have passed through our
Iversities, and taken that indes-
lable "tone" which is retained
Inigh life, with few exceptions, and
lurpasscd anywhere in the civilized
lhey make "gentlemen and men" in
" real acceptation of the ternis, but
re is no admission for "grafters"
(whom we have so many on tllis
litem continent.
sively to Catholics. I said that "since
the Church has tribunals of her own
quite competent to mete out justice,
it is only fitting that her own children should first have recourse to
these." It strikes me that, as so applied, the Apostle Paul, too, very
strongly commends the principle, in
these words: "I speak to your shame.
Is it so that there is not a wise man
among you that shall be able to judge,
between his brethren, but brother
goeth to law with brother and that
before unbelievers?"—I Cor. vi., 5, 6.
Let me quote again the three statements purporting to be extracts from
the encyclical of Pope Pius IX, dated
December 8, 1864:
ist. "The Church has the right to
exercise its authority without having
any limit set to it by the civil power."
2nd. "The Pope and the priests
ought to have dominion over temporal affairs."
3rd. "The Church and her ecclesiastics have a right to immunity
from civil law."
Mr. Scott has the hardihood to affirm that I "will find" the so-called
extracts "correct in every particular."
I find nothing of the sort. But to
bring the matter to a head I will
translate from the Latin and quote
three propositions condemned in the
syllabus of errors published by Pope
Pius IX in his encyclical Quanta
Cura, of December 8, 1864:
1. "The Church has no right to exercise her authority without the consent of the civil power."
2. "The Roman Pontiff and the
priests of the Church ought to be
wholly excluded from the ownership
and administration of' temporal affairs."
3. "The immunity of the Church
ancl her ecclesiastics is derived from
the civil law."
These three propositions the
Church condemns as erroneous. They
are the only ones that I can find in
the syllabus which at all resemble the
"extracts" first cited in The Week of
August 10. I leave the reader to say
whether, in the process of conversion from negative into positive statements, they have not been twisted out
of shape and made to convey a meaning strangely at variance with the one
they bear on their face.
Bishop of Victoria.
Victoria, B.C., Sept. 7, 101.'.
the Editor of The Week:
llir,—Mr. Scott has no right to say
It I commend "as sound the prin-
1c ol" exempting ecclesiastics from
Rearing before the civil courts with-
permission of the competent
llesiastical authority." This would
[.'nd the application of the prin-
|e to all citizens without distinc-
whereas   I   restricted   it  exclu-
Women's Auxiliary to
Missions, St. John's
sion School was worked on. Two
new members were enrolled and several books borrowed from the Mission library. Afternoon tea was
served by the ladies.
A large attendance is requested on
Tuesday, September 17th, to finish the
work for Alert Bay School.
Meetings, first and third Tuesdays
at 2.30 p.m. in St. John's Hall, Herald
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>e e
The St. John's Branch of the
Woman's Auxiliary to Missions held
its lirst meeting after the holidays on
Tuesday, September 3rd, a good number of members being present. It
was decided to hold the annual donation party ou Tuesday, October 20th,
for the Columbia Coast Mission. As
before, all will have an opportunity to
help in the way best suited to them,
either by money, materials to make
up for the missions, or make something for others to buy; or bring
your friends and have tea.
After service and business were
over the sewing for Alert  Bay Mis-
NOTICE is hereby given that the Reserve
existing over the lanas included within Special
Timber Licences Nos. 39318 and 39319. situated on the North Thompson River in the
Kamloops Division of Yale District, by tea'
son of a notice published in the British Col
umbia Gazette on December 27th, 1907, is
cancelled and that the said lands will be open
for entry by pre-emption on Thursday, December 19th, at 9 o'clock in the forenoon.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
ioth September, 1912.
sept. 14 dec. 14
SEALED TENDERS, addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Wharf
at Holherg, B. C," will be received at this
office until 4.00 p.m., on Monday, September
30, 1912, for the construction of a pile Wharf
and pile bent Approach at Holherg, District
of Comox-Atlin, B.C.
Plans, specification and form of contract can
be seen and forms of tender obtained at this
Department and at the offices of C. C. Worsfold, Esq., District Engineer, New Westminster, B.C., and on application to the Postmaster at Holherg, B. C.
Persons tendering are notified that tenders
will not he considered unless made on the
printed forms supplied, and signed with their
actual signatures, stating their occupations
and places of residence. In the case of firms,
the actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each member
of the firm must  be  given.
Each tender must be accompanied by an
accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable
to the order of the Honourable tlie Minister
of Public Works, equal to ten per cent.
(10 p.c.) of the amount of tlie tender, whicii
will he forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter into a contract when called
upon to do so, or fail to complete the contract. If the tender be not aeeepted the
cheque will be returned.
The   Department   does   not   bind   itself   to
accept the lowest or any tender.
By order,
Department of Public Works,
Ottawa, August 30, 1912.
Newspapers will not he paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority
from   the  department.—26573.
sept. 14 sept. 3.1
District of Jordan River
TAKE notice that Elmer E. Crane, of
Berkeley, California, occupation hook-keeper,
intends to apply for permission to purchase
tlie following described lauds :—Commencing
at a post planted at the north-west corner
of Lot 77, Renfrew District, being E. E.
Crane's south-east corner post, north 40
chains, thence west 40 chains; thenee south
40 chains; thence east 40 chains to place of
commencement, and containing in all if»o acres
more  or less.
Dated  August  26,   igt_\
Ily W. VV. Steinmetz, Attorney,
sept. 14 nov. <)
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District of Renfrew
TAKE  notice  thatTwossie   Robertson,   of
Chicago, 111., occupation Spinster, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted 80 chains north  and 80  chains west
from  the south-west cdrner of T.' L.  42601;
thence north 80 chains; thence east 40 chains;
thence south 40 chains; thence east 40 chains;
thence  40  chains;   thence  west  80  chains  to
point   of   commencing,   containing   480  acres,
more or less.
Dated July 8th, 1912.
Stanley Wood, Agent,
aug. 10 • oct. s
District of Renfrew
TAKE notice that Nellie Robertson, of
Chicago, 111., occupation Married Woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 40 chains cast , and 20
chains south from the north-east coiner of
Lot 49; thence north 80 chains; thence east
80 chains; thence soutii 80 chains; thence
.west   80  chains   to   point   of   commencement,
containing  640  acres,   more  or   less,
ily 8th,   id[2.
aug. 10
Stanley Wood, Agent,
oct. 5
District of Renfrew
TAKE notice that Lily Heisterman, of Victoria,  B. C.j occupation   Married  Woman,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a
post  planted about  40  chains  east  from  the
north-east corner of Lot 49; thence north 60
chains;  thence west 80 chains;  thence south
60 chains; thence east 80 chains to point of
commencement,   containing   480   acres,   more
or less.
Dated July 8th,  1912.
Stanley Wood, Agent,
aug. 10 oct. 5
District of Renfrew
TAKE notice that Olive  I.  Heisterman, of
Victoria,   B.  C,  occupation  Spinster,  intends
to apply for permission to purchase the following   described   lands:—Commencing   at   a
post   planted  on  the  south  boundary   of   Lot
" 580;    80   chains   west   from   the   north-west
corner of T. L. 1746; thence south 80 chains.;
thence    east    80    chains;    thence    north    80
chains;   thence  west   80   chains  to   point   of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Dated July   ioth,   1912.
Stanley Wood, Agent,
aug. 10 oct. 5
District of Renfrew
TAKE notice that Elize Ely, of Victoria,
B. C, occupation Married Woman, intends
\o apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the south-west corner of Lot
580, being T. L- 1727; thence north 80
chains; thence west about 60 chains to the
south-east corner of Lot 56; thence soutli 80
chains; thence east 60 chains to point of
commencement, rontaining 480 acres, more or
Dated Tulv  mth,   1912.
Stanley Wood, Agent,
aug. 10 oct. _.
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve,
notice of whicii appeared in the British Columbia Gazette of the 25th February, 1909.
being dated the 23rd February, 1909, relating to a parcel of land situated on the
Kastern shore of Masset Inlet, Graham
[sland, is cancelled and that the vacant lands
included therein will be throwi open to
pre-emption at midnight on Friday, October
4th,   1912.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
I.amis   Department,
Victoria, B. C, 2m* luly, 1912.
uly 6 oct. 5
NOTICE is hereby given that the Reserve
existing over Crown Lands on Lasqueti
Island, formerly covered by expired Timber
Licence No. 40779, by reason of the notice
which appeared in the British Columbia
Gazette of the 27th of December, 1907, is
cancelled, and the said lands will be thrown
open to pre-emption only, on Friday, November   first,  at  9  o'clock  a.m.
Deputy  Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria,   B.   C,
19th July,   1912.
July 27 oct. 26
In the matter  of an  application   for  a  fresh
Certificate of Title to Lot 84, Block VII,
Viewfield Farm, Esquimalt District, Map
NOI ICE is hereby given of my intention,
at the expiration of one calendar month from
the lirst publication  hereof,  to issue a fresh
Certificate of Title in  lieu  of the  Certificate
of Title issued to James Graham Fair on the
29th   day   of   December,   1893,   and   numbered
17551 A,   which 'has  been   lost.
Dated   at   Land   Registry   Office,   Victoria,
B. C, this 2nd dav of August,   1912.
Registrar General of Titles,
aug. 17 sept. 14
NOTICE is hereby given that the Reserve
covering Fractional Sections 13, 14, 15 and
Section 24, Township 84, Lillooet District,
established by notice published in the British
Columbia Gazette of the 6th of April, ign,
and dated 3rd of April, 1911, and also by
notice published in the British Columbia
Gazette of the 13th of April, 1911, and dated
ioth of April, 1911, is nereby cancelled for
the purpose of lease by tender.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
ioth June, 1912.
june 15 sept. 14
NOTICE is hereby given that the Reserve
existing by reason of the notice published in
the British Columbia Gazette of the 27th of
Decemher, 1907, over a parcel of land situated
on Proincess Louisa Inlet, New Westminster
District, formerly covered by Timber License
30564, which has lapsed, is cancelled; and
that such lands will be thrown open to preemption, under the provisions of the Land
Act,  at midnight on Tuesday,  October  15th,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
16 July, 1912.
july  20 oct. 19
In the  Matter of the  "Companies Act" and
in the matter of the "Esouimalt Development Company, Limited.
NOTICE is hereby given that the "Esquimalt   Development   Company,   Limited,"   will
after the expiration  of  one  month  from  the
date   of   the   first   publication   of   this   notice
apply to the Registrar of Companies for the
approval of the change of name of the Company from thc "Esquimalt Development Company,    Limited,"   to   the    "Canadian    Puget
Sound Sawmills Company, Limited."
Dated this 12th day of August, 1912.
Solicitor for the Company.
607  Sayward Block,
Victoria, B. C.
aug. 17 sept. 14
District of South Saanich
TAKE notice that Victor Alexander George
Eliot, of Victoria, B. C, occupation Stock
Broker, Intends to apply for permission to
lease thc following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on thc foreshore
at thc north-west corner of Lot 9 of the Subdivision of part of Section 12, Range II West,
South Saanich, thence following the shore line
of Lots 8 and 9 in an easterly direction about
three chains; thence north-westerly 20 chains;
thence westerly 3 chains; thence south-easterly 20 chains to the point of commencement.
Dated August 9,  1912.
By his Agent, Francis Joseph O'Reilly,
aug 17 oct. 12
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Frank Ingram, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Gardener, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted one mile west, of the south-west corner of Lot 379. Coast District, Range 2,
thence south 80 chains; thence west 80
chains; thence north 80 chains; thence east
80 chains and containing 640 acres, more or
Dated May 27th, 1912.
aug. 3 sePt. 28
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Lucy Gower Serjeantson,
of Victoria.  B.  C,  occupation   Married   Woman, intenas to apply for permission to purchase   the   following   described   lands:—Commencing at a post planted one mile west of
the   south-west   corner   of   Lot   379.   Coast
District,   Range   2,   thence   south   80  chains:
thence east 80 chains; tbence north 80 chains:
west 80 chains and containing 640 acres, more
or less.
Dated Mav 27th,  1912.
aug. 3 sent- 28
District  of  Coast
TAKE NOTICE that I,  Morton S. Jones,
of Wyatt Bay, occupa:5™ Farmer, intends to
apply for permission to purchase the following
clescribed    lands:—Commencing    at    u    post
planted about  20  chains  south-westerly from
Moh Creek, Bute Inlet, thence west 10 chains;
thence north 40 chains; thence east 40 chains
or to shore; thence meandering shore to commencement, containing about  160 acres.
Dated June 13,   1912.
julv 20 sept. 21
District  of  Cowichan
TAKE notice that Washington Grimmer of
Port  Washington,   B.   C,  occupation  Farmer,
intends t0t apply  for  permission  to  purchase
the  following  described   lauds:—Commencing
at a post planted at the south-east end of the
larger  of  three  small   Islets  situated in  Port
Washington  Bay,   and  lying  to  the  west  of
Section  23,  the  said  small   Islets  containing
one acre more or less.
Dated August  6th,   1912.
aug. 17 oct. 12
District of Sooke
TAKE notice that Henry Reece Ella, of
Victoria, B.C., occupation Broker, intends to
apply for permission to lease the following
described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted at or near the south-west corner
of Section (ig) nineteen, Sooke District;
thence soutii five chains; thence east sixty
chains, more or less, to the south-west corner
of Section (18) eighteen; thence following
high water mark in a northerly and westerly
direction eighty chains, more or less, to place
of commencement.
Dated sth August, 1912.    '
aug, 10 oct. 5
In the Matter of an Application for a fresh
Certificate of Title to Lot 5, Block R,
Work   Estate,   Victoria  City.
NOTTCE is hereby given of my intention,
at the expiration of one calendar month from
the first publication hereof, to issue a fresh
Certificate of Title in lieu of the Certificate
of Title issued to Thomas Whiting Pierre on
the 13th day of March, 1884, and numbered
5438 A, whicii has been lost.
Dated at Land Registry Office, Victoria,
British   Columbia,   tbis   28th   day   of  August,
Registrar-General of Titles,
aug. ,-o sept. 28
District of Jordan River
TAKK notice that Alvin W. Steinmetz, of
Oakland, California, occupation Stationer, intends to apply for permission to purchase
the following "described lands:—Commencin-'
at a post planted at the north-west corner
of Lot 7;, Renfrew District, being A. W.
Steinmetz' south-west corner post, north 40
chains; theuce east 80 chains; thence south
40 chains; thence west 80 chains to place
of commencement, and containing in all 320
acres more or less.
Dated August 26,  1912.
By W. W. Steinmetz, Attorney,
sept. 14 nov. 9
In tbe matter of an  application for a fresh
Certificate of Title to  Section   15  North,
Range  3   East,  and  part  of  Sections   16
North,  Range  2  East,  District of  North
NOTICE is  hereby  given  of my  intention
at tbe expiration of one calendar month from
the  first   publication   hereof  to  issue   a   fresh
Certificate  of  Title  in   lieu  of  the  Certificate
of Title issued  to  Wilson Joseph  Armstrong
on the 13th day of July,  1875, and numbered
'393 A, which has been lost or destroyed.
Dated   at   Land   Registry   Office,   Victoria,
B.C., tbis 26th day of August, 1912.
Registrar-General of Titles,
sept. 14 oct. 12
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve
existing on Crown Lands in the vicinity of
Stuart River, situated in the Cariboo District,
notice of which bearing date December 17th,
1908, was published in the British Columbia
Gazette, dated December 17th, 1008, is cancelled in so far as the same relates to the
lands surveyed as Lots nn, 1114, 5415, 5379,
5433. 538o, 5381, 5382, 5383, 5384, 538s, 5417.
5419. 5391, 5390, 5389. 5388, 5387, 5386, 5432,
5437. 5438, 5431. 5392, 5393, 5394. 5395. 5396.
5397. 5421, 5424. 5403, 5402, 5401, 5400, 5399.
5398, 5430, 5439. 5429. 5404. 5405, 5406, 5407.
5408, 540g, 5427, 5414, 5426, 5428, 5425, 5413,
and 5412, all in the Cariboo District.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
i2tn June,   igi2.
june 15 sept. 14
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve
existing on vacant Crown lands in Township
iA, Range 5, Coast District, by reason of a
notice published in the British Columbia
Gazette on November ist, 1906, and bearing
date of October 31st,   1906, is cancelled.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C.,  15th June,  1912.
june 22 sept. 21
NOTICE is hereby given tbat the Reserve
existing by reason of the notice published in
the British Columbia Gazette of the 27th of
December, 1907, over a parcel of land situated
on Texada Island, formerly covered by Timber License 22841, which has lapsed, is cancelled; and the said lands will be thrown open
to pre-emption under the provisions of the
Land Act, at midnight on Tuesday, October
15th, 1912.
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, 11. C,
16 July, 1912.
july   20 , oct. 19
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve
existing upon Lots 2031. 2034, 2035, 2035A,
2040 to 2046 inclusive, 2048, 204gA, 2050, 2055,
2057, 2060 to 2063 inclusive, 2067, 2068, 2069,
2075A, 2076, 2078, 2080, 2084, 2086, and 2088,
Cassiar District, notice of which, bearing date
May 18th, 1912, was published in the British
Columbia Gazette on May 23rd, 1912, is
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., 19th June, 1912.
june 22 sept. 21
NOTICE 'is hereby given that the Reserve
existing dn Crown Lands in the Peace River
Land District, notice of whicii # bearing date
April 3rd, 1911, was published in the British
Columbia Gazette of the 6th of April, ign,
is cancelled in so far as the same relates to
Townships 111, 113 and 115. IJeace River
Land  District.
Deputy  Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria,   B.   C,
22nd Juiy,  igi2.
july 2; oct. 26
NOTICE is hereby given that the time for
the reception of tenders for the construction
of the Victoria Harbour, B. C, Breakwater,
is further extended to Tuesday, October 15,
By order,
Department of Public Works,
—27848. Ottawa, August 31, 1912.
sept. 14 sept. 14
For a Licence to Take and Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that Central
Island Power Co., Ltd., of 413 Winch Building, Vancouver, B.C., will apply for a licence
to take and use 560 cubic feet per second of
water out of Nitinat River, which flows in a
southerly direction through Lot 51 and empties into Nitinat Lake near Clo-oose, B. C.
The water will be diverted at head of canyon
L51 and will be used for power purposes on
the land described as L 51, Renfrew District.
This notice was posted on the ground on
the 4th day of August, 1912. The application
will be tiled in the office of the Water Recorder at Victoria, B. C.
Objections may be filed with the said
Water Recorder or with tbe Comptroller of
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria,
B. C.
By C. H. Walker, Agent.
aug. 17 sept. 14
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve
existing over Crown Lands in the vicinity of
Stuart River, Cariboo, notice of which bearing date.February 15th, 1910, was published in
the British Columbia Gazette, February 17th,
1910, is cancelled, in so far as the same relates
to the lands surveyed as Lots 6251, 6252, 6253,
6254. 6255, 6256, 6257, 6258, 6265, 6272, 62g8,
G2g;, 62g6, 6289, 6271, 6266, 6264, 6259, 6273,
6280, 6281, 6279, 6274, 6260, 6263, 6267, 6270,
6290, 6295, 6291, 6269, 6268, 6262, 6261, 6275,
6278, 6284, 6277, 6276, 6285, 6286, 6267, 6288,
6292, 6293, 6294, 62g5a, 6301, 6905, 6300,
fegg, 6903, 6904, 6907, 690S, 6908a a::d 6906,
all in the Cariboo District.
Deputy Minister of Lands,
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C,
12th  June,   1912.
june 15, sept. 14
For a Licence to Take and Use Water
NOTICE is hereby given that Esthe
Theresa Campbell of Prospect Lake, Lak
District will apply for a licence to take an
use 1/10 cub. ft. per second of water out c
Prospect Lake, Windmill Pump, and will b,
used for domestic and irrigation purposes 0
the land described as Subdivision of Wes
Fractional Portion of Section 89, Lake Di
This  notice was  posted  on the  ground
tbe  15th day of August,  1912.   The applic
tion will be filed  in  the office of the  Wat
Recorder   at  Victoria.
Objections   may   be   filed   with   the   sa
Water  Recorder  or with  the Comptroller
Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoril
B. C. '
aug. 24 sept.
TAKE notice that I, Tames Cartmel, mini
of Victoria, B.C., intend to apply to purchal
the  following  described  lands:—Commencil
at   a  post   planted   on   the   shore   of   Valq
Island,   about   ten   chains   distant   from   1
eastern end of Maud Island in a north-eastel
direction;  thence north  sixty chains;   then
west forty chains more or less to a point I
the  shore  of  the   Seymour, Narrows;   then
south and east following the coast line to f
point of commencement, containing 240 acil
more  or  less,
Dated July  15th,  1912.
July 20 , septl
District  of  Coast
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. Simon Metl
01 Victoria, B. C, occupation Broker, into
to apply for  permission  to  purchase  the J
lowing   described   lands:—Commencing   aL
post planted on south end of a small Isl
in mouth of "Long Bay," Okishollo Chanl
thence meandering said  Island to commq
ment, containing about  ?5 acres.
Dated June 23,  1012.
Morton S. Jones, Agei
july 20
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that John M. Slater, of
ilton,   Ont.,   occupation   Accountant,   in
to apply for permission to purchase thi
lowing   described   lands:—Commencing T
post   planted   at   the   south-west   coma
Lot   379,   Coast   District,   Range   II,   tl
south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains; tl
north_ 80 chains;  thence west 80 chains
containing 640 acres more or less.
Dated   May   27th,   1912,
•JOHN   M.  SLATll
aug. 3
District of South Saanich
TAKE notice tbat The Vancouver Island
Power Co., Ltd., of Victoria, B.C., occupation Power Company, intends to apply for
permission to lease the following described
lands, being three and eight-tenths (3.8) acres,
comprising three rocks, together with thc bed
of the sea, within a radius of three chains and
fifty links (3-Socli) of a post planted on the
largest rock, which is twelve chains and
twenty-seven links (12.27 ch) at a bearing of
South twenty-one degrees and forty-five
minutes west (S. 21 deg. 45 min. W. Ast)
from tbe north-west corner of Section Eleven
(11), Range Two (2) West. South Saanich
District. The said rocks ancl bed of the sea
being in Brentwood Bay, Saanich Inlet.
Arthur 0. Noakes, Agent,
aug. 3 sept. 28
District of Renfrew
TAKE notice that I, James Horace Wilson
Salmon, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Clerk,
intends to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—Commencing
at or near the S. E. corner Post of T. L. 396;
thence south 44 chains; thence west 80
chains, more or less, to Cheewhat Lake;
thence north 4* chains, more or less, along
Lake Front; thence east 80 chains, more
or less, to point of commencement.
Dated  12th August,  1912.
Louis C. Y. Doerr, Agent,
aug. 24 oct. 19
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice tbat May Bland, of Ipswich,
England, occupation Spinster, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted about 90 chains north of the north
shore of Tatla Lake and about 90 chains west
of the south-west corner of Lot 560, Coast
District, Range 2, thence east 80 chains;
thence south to the shore of Tatla Lake 80
chains, more or less; thence followingt the
si-ore of the Lake in a south-westerly direction 80 chains, more or less; thence to point
of commencement and containing 640 acres,
more or less.
Dated May 26th, 1912.
aug. 3 sept. 28
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Charlotte Ingram, of
Victoria, B.C., occupation Married Woman,
intends to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—Commencing
at a post planted one mile west of the southwest corner of Lot 379, Range 2, Coast District; thence east 80 chains; thence north 80
chains, more or less, to shore of Tatla Lake;
thence following the Lake shore in a westerly
direction 80 chains, more or less; thence to
point of commencement, and containing 640
acres, more or less.
Dated May 27th,  1912.
aug. 3 sept, 28
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Thomas Henry Slater,
of Victoria, B.C., occupation Capitalist, intends to apply tor permission to purchase
the following described lands:—Commencing
at a post planted about one mile north of
the north-west corner of Lot 327, Coast District, Range 2, thence east 80 chains; thence
south 30 chains, more or less, to the shore
of Tatla Lake; thence following the shore
of the Lake in a south-westerly direction,
and the northern boundary of Lot 327 about
90 chains more or less; thence to point of
commencement, and containing 500 acres,
more or less.
Dated   Mav   26th,   1912.
aug. 3 sept. 28
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE  notice  that   Michael   Coppingel
Victoria,   B.   C,   occupation   Cricket   Pil
sional,   intends   to   apply   for   permissioi
purchase tbe following described lands:—I
mencing at   a  post  planted  on  the   shoil
Tatla   Lake,   about   one   mile   east   off
north-east   corner   of   Lot   327,   Coast
trict, Range 2; thence soutii 80 chains; tl|
west   80   chains;   thence   north   to   thc
of   Tatla   Lake;   thence   following   the
of the Lake to point  of commencement!
containing  640  acres,  more  or less.
Dated  May  27th,   1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast. Range II
TAKE notice that Lilian Coppingel
Victoria, B. C, occupation Married VVol
intends to apply for permission to purl
tlie following described t lands:—Commel
at a post planted one mile west of the si
west corner of Lot 379, Coast District, ll
2, thence west 80 chains, more or les|
shore of Tatla Lake; thence following
of lake in a north-easterly, direction 80 ell
more or less; thence south to point of r
mencement and containing 400 acres, mo
Dated May 27th,  1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Violet Warr, of Vici
B.C., occupation Spinster, intends to appll
permission to purchase the following descl
lands:—Commencing at a post planted ;l
20 chains north and 20 chains west ol
north-west corner of Lot 381, Coast Disf
Range 2, thence south 40 chains; thencel
80 chains; thence north 40 chains; thencel
80 chains and containing 320 acres, mo:f
Dated May 25th, 1912.
aug. 3
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that, Reginald D, Serjl
son, of Kidderminster, England, occupl
Merchant, intends to apply for permissioT
purchase the following described land
Commencing at a post planted 180 cl
west and 20 chains north of the northl
corner of Lot 381, Coast District, Ranff
thence south 40 chains; thence wesl
chains; thence north 40 chains; thencel
80 chains and containing 320 acres, mo|
Dated May 25th,  1912,
aug. 3 se|
District of Coast, Range II
TAKE notice that Amy. E. Serjeantscl
Kidderminster,   England,  occupation  Spil
intends to apply  for permission to purl
the   following  described   lands:—Commel
at a post planted about  160 chains easl
20 chains  soutii  of  the  south-east cornl
Lot   382,   Coast   District,   Range   2,   tl
south   40   chains;   thence   west   80   cl|
thence north 40 chains; thence cast 80 1
and containing 320 acres, more or less.
Dated May 25th,  1912.
aug. 3
NOTICE is hereby given that the Rl
existing, by reason of the notice publisl
the British Columbia Gazette of the 271!
cember, igo7, over a parcel of land sil
on Stuart Island, Range One, Coast Dl
formerly covered by Timber Licencil
17652, is cancelled and that such land!
be open to entry by pre-emption und-l
Provisions of the Land Act, at 9 o'chf
the forenoon on Friday, November 2gth,|
Deputy Minister of La|
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B. C,
August 27th, 1912,
aug. 31 1 ' THE WEEK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1912
Successors to Standard Stationery Company
WATERMAN'S FOUNTAIN PENS—A large consignment just received, making
our selection of Pens the best in town.    Pens guaranteed, money refunded if not satisfied
[anada and the Safeguard of Her Future
Peace—A n Outline
Written Specially for The Week by C. B. S.
interest warms up towards the
A. presidential elections in the
lng months of 1912 and the time
loaches   for   the   opening  of   the
lima Canal, members of the Wash-
Iki   Senate   cannot   help   uttering
indiscreet remarks which very
j lurk at the back of their minds,
fetter, perhaps, left unsaid.  When
fi talk of Canada as a hostage to
ed as an instrument for the goocl
Jjiour of Britain as concerns ship-
1 privileges   in   tlie   canal   (apart
'conditions  that  have  long ago
•settled by the Hay-Pauncefoote
f'), they do not appear to have a
[dignified notion of the possibil-
iat Canada is a part of an inde-
bnt empire, in fact America seems
(jink that Canada is there for the
g whenever  she  likes  to  annex
|icrc may be a great deal  in the
of view of many modest, clear
lied Canadians that the disparity of
|lation in  the event of war with
fiple of our own flesh and blood
|d  render the   light a  very one-
affair in the long run, and the
Bee of the southern frontier from
lion  an  impossibility  and  there-
|why attempt the hopeless?   This
true enough, there is no neces-
Ito  attempt   the   impossible,  but
It  are  other,   and   very  effective,
lis of laying out her broad acres,
liging her    railway    systems and
|; communications in such a way
present to our friends, our kith
kin across the 49th parallel, such
irren and inhospitable waste and
Irt country,    devoid    of supplies,
|re war could  not support itself,
they would not think the game
th   tiie   candle.    Napoleon's   suc-
Iful armies    gloried    and    fed on
lful central Europe where his for-
|g   parties   only    wanted    empty
Isport wagons of their own to fill
[1   their   surrounding   neighbour-
but in inhospitable Russia there
le no sleek mayors and aldermen
Ily waiting at the  city  gates  to
ll over to his marshals the keys
Iheir towns under threat of bom-
[inient.    "No," said the wily Kal-
"we can't stop your coming in
|,we don't mean to attempt to but
re not going to offer you encour-
liient and if our property must for
lime being be destroyed we would
er to destroy it ourselves, rather
it should fall into the hands of
the arrangement of her railway
fcins to run north and soutii in
liing up the country contiguous to
[southern frontier as her prairie
linces gradually develop, Canada
] fight more than half her battle
Ims providing for the withdrawal
lirge quantities of her industrial
lucts and the destruction of any
1 she could not carry away. Just
re harvest time would of course
(he most critical period for the
Ireak of hostilities, since the de-
Ltion of standing crops would
(1 enormous loss to the farmers.
Itimely withdrawal of supplies, the
lie and their property, at all events
Inch of it as would reasonably be
lible within the period of ap-
ching hostilities, viewed as a
table arrangement, would do
li towards the proper respect for
Ida and stop a lot of that silly
lense that is egging on political
Ions in the United States to break
I in their international agreements.
li thin another ten years the States
I require to be drawing very ex-
Ively on other countries for their
grain supplies and it is more than
probable that Western Canada may be
the granary of that country, it is quite
possible that if the States, now adopt
a grasping and unfair attitude over
canal trade privileges American capitalists will be the losers in the long
run. In another ten years Canada, developing in the rapid way she is at
present and with the enormous increase of population due to immigration from Europe, may be in a position to dictate trade terms to America not entirely to the liking of the
latter country. With regard to her
trade relations with Canada and even
with Western Canada, maritime and
prairie provinces alike, the States need
not attach a great deal of importance
to the canal, since the natural outlet
of Western Canada's trade will not be
with the Mother Country. As Britain's granaries develop in Eastern
Canada, Africa and India the Mother
Country will be able to take just as
much of Western Canada's grain and
other supplies as it may be profitable
for Western Canada to send as the
canal ternis existing at the time may
make it worth while sending. This is
a matter that the market will from
time to time adjust, but the imposition of grasping restrictions on foreign shipping is far more likely to
harm than benefit the enormous
amount of American capital sunk in
the canal.
The canal may and will be of as
much strategic value to the States in
the event of a war with Japan as thc
Baltic Canal is to Germany in the
event of that country being at war
witli France or Britain.
The Canadian Magazine
There is a commendable variety of
matter in the September Canadian
Magazine. "The Mystery of Edward
Blake" is the title of an interesting
essay on several aspects of this great
Reform leader in Ontario. "The
Highways and Byways of Dublin,''
with fine illustrations, is a delightful
sketch of Ireland's capital, while
equally charming is the sketch of the
Thames River by Louise Hayter Bir-
chall. A. J. Clark contributes a valuable sketch of Captain Kennedy, a
Canadian who made two attempts to
discover the fate of Sir John Franklin.
The short stories are exceedingly
good, in particular "Only an Englishman," by Bernard Muddiman, and
"Madeline Bouvart," a translation of
a Canadian story from the French of
Fancher de St. Maurice. There are
as well several reproductions of
sketches in charcoal by George Cha-
vignand, and a number of poems of
Character by Handwriting
FOX—You have ambition, pluck and perseverance, commonsense, humour and some
originality. Decidedly optimistic, enjoying
good health, you are fairly business-like, but
you lack business training. Mathematics not
over good, logic weak. Fairly domesticated,
but you are liberty loving and prefer to be
out in the world rather than working at
home. Very affectionate, sincere and honourable, yet you lack discretion, you judge too
readily and harshly. A distinct aptitude for
jealousy; possibilities of malice too are
shown, but in many respects your character
is undeveloped. Religious feeling appears to
be somewhat dormant, but you arc sensitive
to the beauties of nature and the fine arts.
Hockey, tennis, boating, reading, a little writing, music, possibly singing, are your probable
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For the past few years tlie well-
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on Yates Street at the corner of Commercial Alley. Like many other business men iu Victoria, however, they
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more room and have therefore been
compelled to move. Radiger &
Janion are now to be found at 534
Yates Street, which is exactly 0PP9-
site their old quarters, ancl here they
have their office. For warehouse
space and barns they have acquired
premises at 1318 Wharf Street.
Every-body hates to move, but needs
must when the devil drives, and in
this case increased business is the
"devil." Good luck to it and to Radiger & Janion.
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Manager—Plenty of 'em, if you don't mind
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Young Barrister—I haven't lost a case yet.
Friend—Oh, you'll get a client some day.
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Miss Dorothy Sharp of '■/ancouver
is visiting in Victoria.
* *   *
Mrs. Burdock of Duncan is visiting in Victoria.
* *   *
Miss Laura McLeod, of Vancouver,
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. G; S.
Gordon, of Linden Avenue.
* *   *
Mr. L. B. Trimen of the staff of the
Bank of B. N. A., has left on a visit
to Chicago.
* *   *
Mr. W. H. Lee has arrived in town
from England and is a guest at the
* *   *
Mr. James R. Motion, of Alberni,
was a guest at the King Edward during the week.
* *   *
Mr. A. J. Lenfesty of Gait, Ont., is
the guest of Mrs. W. B. Smith, "Cecillia," Craigflower Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee, who have been
in Victoria for a few days, have left
again for their home in Chilcotin.
* *   *
Mrs. Arthur Nichol of Vancouver
was a guest at the Empress during
the last week.
* *   *
Mrs. C. E. Pooley, Miss Pooley and
Miss Violet Pooley leave tomorrow
on an extended trip to the Old
Miss S. Blackwood of Linden
Avenue, has left on an extended visit
to   friends  and   relatives  in   Eastern
* *   ■■<
Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey White, after
a pleasant holiday in this city, have
returned to their home again in Ontario.
* *   *
Miss Thompson, who has been
spending the summer months at the
Dallas Hotel, left last Wednesday on
a visit to her brother in Alberta.
Major and Mrs. McArthur, Esquimalt Road, announce the engagement
of their eldest daughter, Annie Marie,
to Mr. Albert C. Lindsay, youngest
son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Lindsay,
Southgate Street.
* *   *
Last Tuesday in the Centennial
Church the Rev. Thomas Green united
in marriage Miss Ada Goudie and the
Rev. D. W. Ganton, M.A. The bride
was married in a travelling gown and
carried a bouquet of cream roses. A
reception was held by Mrs. Green
later at the Parsonage for the bride
and groom. The happy couple left
by the afternoon boat for the Sound,
where the honeymoon is to be spent.
* *   *
The marriage took place quietly at
the home of Mrs. Corfield, Head
Street, last Friday week, of Mrs. Catherine Barlow and Mr. Robert Lowe,
in the presence of a small circle of
friends. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. W. C. Drahn, formerly pastor of Grace Church, and
now a resident of Vancouver. Mr.
Lowe is well known in Victoria, being a member of the firm of May-
smith & Lowe. Mr. and Mrs. Lowe
will take up their residence on Graham Street.
* *   *
■ On Friday, September the 6th, Mrs.
J. M. Savage, assisted by her
daughter, received at a tea given at
her home on St. Charles Street. Those
present were: Mrs. Kendle, Mrs.
Bowker, Mrs. Hart, Mrs. and Miss
Arbuthnot, Mrs. Blaiklock, Mrs.
Blackwood, Mrs. Payne, Mrs. R. Beaven, Mrs. Brett, Miss Dupont, Miss
Nellie Dupont, Mrs. Dewdney, Mrs.
Erb, Mrs. W. Gore, Mrs. George Gillespie, Miss Gillespie, Mrs. Gresley,
Mrs. Hunter, Mrs. Kirkbride, Mrs.
Leeder, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. McPhillips,
Miss    Pitts,    Miss    Williams,    Miss
Rome,   Miss   Rome,   Mrs.   Raymur,
Mrs. Rithet, Mrs. J. H. Todd, Mrs.
Charles    Todd,    Mrs.    Troup,    Miss
Troup, and a great many others.
*   *   •*
Last Monday Mrs. Angus, Rockland
Avenue, gave a very charming at
home in honour of her daughter-in-
law, Mrs. Richard Angus, at the Alexandra Club. Some of the invited
guests were: Mrs. Paterson, Mrs. McMicking, Mrs. Little, Mrs. Clayton-
Payne, Mrs. Wootton, Mrs. Freeman,
Mrs. King, Mrs. Wilmot, Mrs. Shallcross, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Rome,
Mrs. Blackwood, Mrs. Edward Harvey, Mrs. Heaney, Mrs. Todd, Mrs.
Hebden Gillespie, Mrs. Greasley, Mrs*..
J. Irving, Mrs. Weston, Mrs. Tuck,
Mrs. Erb, Mrs. R. H. Bevan, Mrs.
Jacob, Mrs. C. Todd, Mrs. Sayward,
Mrs. Cleland, Mrs. Dupont, Mrs. McCallum, Mrs. Piggott, Mrs. McPhillips, Mrs. Arbuthnot, Mrs. Savage,
Mrs. Solley, Mrs. Clay, Mrs. Baiss,
Mrs. J. Pemberton, Mrs. Hunter, Mrs.
W. S. Gore, Mrs. Ray Rome, Mrs.
Hall, Mrs. Fleet Robertson, Mrs.
Hasell, and the Misses Galletly, Miss
Ross Arbuthnot, Miss Leitch, Miss
Gatenby, Misses Tolmie, Miss Heaney, Miss Remice, Miss Finlayson,
Miss Wrigley, Miss Dupont, Miss
Lawson, and Miss N. Dupont.
Mrs. Robert P. Day gave a charming reception last Saturday for her
daughter, Mrs. Dundas, who was recently married. Her beautiful home,.
"Doreen," on Rockland Avenue, was
beautifully decorated for the occasion.
Mrs. Day wore a smart dress of blue
silk, while her daughter was attired
in her wedding dress of white satin
with very handsome ornaments of
mother of pearl and silver. The following girls assisted with the tea:
Miss Totie Day, Miss Peggy McBride, Misses Foulkes, Miss Eleanor
Monteith, Miss Denise Harris, Misses
Macdowall. The guests were: Mr.
Laundy, Mrs. McMicking, Mrs. R.
Jones, Mrs. P. Hibben, Mrs. Foulkes,
Mr. and Mrs. Baynes Reed, Mrs. W.
Monteith, Mrs. Henry Martin, Mrs.
Blaiklock, Mrs. McGregor, Mrs. McPhillips, Miss Dupont, Miss Nellie
Dupont, Miss Lawson, Miss J. Law-
son, Miss Pitts, Miss Marian Pitts,
Miss Eleanor Macdowall, Miss Phyllis
Mason, Miss Archbutt, Miss Messenger, Mrs. R. Bevan, Mrs. Ernest Hanington, Mr. Jacob, Major and Mrs.
Dundas, Mrs. Hume, Miss Dundas,
Mrs. McCallum, Miss Gaudin, Mrs.
Galletly, Mr. ancl Mrs. Cookson, Mrs.
Fell, Miss Fell, Mrs. Bagshawe, Mrs.
Cowley, Miss Bagshawe, Rev. Baugh
Allen, Miss Allen, Mrs. Arbuthnot,
Miss Arbuthnot, Misses Monteith and
others. *   *   *
A very pretty wedding was solemnized last Wednesday afternoon when
the Lord Bishop of Columbia, assisted by the Lord Bishop of Calgary,
united in wedlock Mr. Augustine
Machray Pinkham, who is manager of
the Dominion Trust Company of Calgary, and a son of the Bishop of Calgary, and Mrs. Pinkham, and Emma
Wilhelmina Kutter-Gregory, daughter
of the late Mr. Robert Kutter, of Reval, Russia. The bride, who was
given away by Mrs. Boyle, of Calgary,
wore a very handsome and becoming
gown of white satin and old lace, and
the traditional bridal veil and orange
blossoms and she carried a beautiful
bouquet of white roses, orchids and
stephanotes. Miss Pinkham, sister of
the bridegroom, acted as bridesmaid,
and was attired in a dainty dress of
cream crede de chine, and wore a
large picture hat in black. Mr. R. F.
Taylor acted as best man. Mrs. Boyle
wore a handsome dress of white and
a pale grey hat trimmed with white
plumes. A reception was afterwards
held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T.
F. H. Crowe, Verrinder Avenue, Mrs.
Crowe being a sister of the bridegroom. The happy couple left by the
afternoon boat for Seattle and other
Sound cities and will later on* make
their future home in Calgary.
A very interesting marriage took
place last week at St. George's
Church, Rossland, B.C., when Miss
Margaret Spence Goodeve, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Goodeve, Canadian Railway Commissioner, became the bride of Mr. Gerald Cecil
Cleutt, son of Mr. Charles Cleutt, of
Wallaceburg, Ont. The bride, who
was given away by her father, was
beautifully attired in an exquisite
dress of white satin, with a real lace
overdress, her only ornaments being a
very handsome pearl and diamond
pendant, the gift of the groom.    Her
only bridesmaid,  Miss  Myra  Go
eve, wore a  pretty gown of kit
blue velvet.   The   groom   was
ported by Mr. Harry Goodeve.
bridegroom's  gift to  the  bridesn
was a platineum and rhinestone
dant and to the best man a pearl
The bride's mother wore a becon
dress of pale grey corded silk wit
soft overdress of the same tone,
ter the wedding ceremony, which
performed by the Rev. E. A. St
Smythe, a sumptuous wedding br;
fast was served at the home of
bride's parents,   where   about eij
guests assembled to wish the ha
couple the best of luck.   Later on
and Mrs. Cecil Cleutt left on the:
nadian Pacific Railway for Hale
where they intende to spend a co
of weeks before going to Californ
* *   *
Last Wednesday morning
o'clock the marriage of Mr. A!
Harvey Godfrey, of the firm of *
nock & Godfrey, and Kate Lil
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Pal
of 461 Superior Street, took plaq
St. John|s Church, the Rev. Staf
Ard officiating. The service was
choral, the bride having been a
ber of the choir for a great
years. The bride wore a smart!
veiling costume of brown clothf
a large white hat with ostrich plti
She was given away by her fa|
Her sister, Miss Edith Palmer,
a very pretty bridesmaid. The
groom was supported by Mr.
Linklater. Upon their return
their honeymoon, which is being!
in Portland, Mr. and Mrs. Gd
will make their home at 351 R(J
son Road, Foul Bay. The
gift to the bride was a pearl and
dot necklace- to the bridesmaid
ver chain purse, and to the besfl
gold and pearl cuff links. The
of Challoner & Mitchell and tlj
Shortt, Hill & Duncan, with
the bride has been associated r^
tively, presented her with a hand
case of silver, and also a case
ver and mother of pearl fruit
and forks. The choir df St.
church gave her a very handl
soup tureen, and the firm of Peni
& Godfrey presented the brideg|
with a silver tea service and
They also received a great i|
other costly and beautiful gifts.
* *   *
Miss Walbran, at her pretty
on Heywood avenue, cntertainl
few friends last Wednesday wef
honour of Commander Broad
R. N. R., commanding H.M.S. "
way," the well known school shil
the Mersey at Liverpool, and T
Broadbent, who have been payij
visit to Vancouver Island.
Provincial Exhibition
Victoria Fair & Horse Show
September 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28, 1912
Agricultural, Horticultural, Industrial and
Mining Exhibits
Five Days Harness and Running Races
Acrobatic Performances
Live Stock Parade Daily
Dog and Cat Show
Admission 50 Cents        Children 25 Cents
Law Chambers, Victoria, B. C.
P. O. Box 705
and refinement are revealed bj
the careful judgment with whicf
they select their toilet requisites
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its delicate and delightfi
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, it
Sotto Voce
The Week's Rumours and
(By The Hornet)
That  if    Henry    Seton   Merriman
,d lived in Victoria the first vowel
his  first  novel  would   have  been
itten an "e."
* *   *
That the story would have been as
eresting, and possibly as lurid.
* *   *
That   it   might   well   have   proved
1 prelude to his "Vultures."
*   *   *
;*?hat the  latter  are  birds  of prey
ut not of prayer.
* *   *
fhat owing to a false report in the
Itoria Times, "Hornet's" remarks
last week respecting the Customs
lartment were not in order.
* *   *
hat the blame  should have been
jjched to the Immigration Depart-
*!<t, whose official it was that kept
"Sol Due" passengers waiting.
* *   *
lat the Times printed the ori-
jl report, but did not print the
* *   *
liat the Inner Harbour is most un-
I'ury during the early hours of the
Iiat the odour arising from it is
lost as bad as in the old days when
J Empress Hotel soap-suds helped
peep the tide up.
* *   *
Ihat if nothing else can be done
lould be well to wreck a scent-ship
I he entrance.
Ihat the smell of lavender water
lild be a fitting greeting for visitors
|he City of Flowers.
Ihat it would be well for all
J:hers to see that their pupils have
linn    understanding   before   they
|ke them.
* *   *
that the worst of Juvenile com-
lies is that they will keep on grow-
lj up.
* *   *
jhat one pen in the post-office is
■lit allowance.
Are applied to "The House of
Hobberlin" garments with the
fsame scrupulous attention to
[detail that mark the cutting
[Wholly apart from the inter-
lests of the customer, we take
la professional pride in our
Iwork whicii would not permit
liis to skimp a thing. Others,
Knot we, have called us
l"Canada's Greatest  Tailors."
Exclusive Agents
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Next Imperial Bank
That there are two pen-holders, but
only one nib.
* *   *
That this is annoying when the
useful pen is in the possession of a
picture post-card fiend.'
* *   *
That sweepstakes in Victoria are
increasing in popularity.
* *   *
That too many women will spoil
the broth.
That children had better be warned
* *   *
That the Midlothian election was a
bolt from the blue to the Liberal Administration in England.
That the people of Nanaimo and the
people in Winnipeg are on a par.
* *   *
That the treatment of the British
Manufacturers by the latter may be
compared with the treatment of the
"Flying Legion" by the former.
* *   *
That though real estate was strictly barred by Victorians, the men of
Nanaimo did not neglect the opportunity.
* *   *
That they did not forget to charge
for refreshments.
* *   *
That Nanaimo is certainly due for
a boom.
* #   *
That the late visit of Mr. Johnson
of the Immigration Department has
been attended by satisfactory results.
That owing to the intervention of
Mr. Barnard the Minister of the Interior has cancelled the relaxation of
regulations permitting admission of
railway labourers.
!*< * *
That Mr. Scullin was in Victoria
this week, but the Industrial Peace
Association has not been doing much
advertising lately.
* .*   *
That some people are never satisfied.
* *   *
That most men would consider that
forty dollars worth of moving-pictures and one hundred and seventy-
five dollars worth of fireworks was
pretty good measure for nothing—to
say nothing of a band.
*   *   *
That hogs are to be found everywhere, and some live in Victoria.
■it   *   *
That Trounce Avenue is now open
for pedestrians.
* *   *
That it was not till we lost the use
of it that we realized what a convenient passage-way it was.
•fc   %   *}*•
That Esquimalt is be-reeved and
Oak  Bay ja(y)ded.
* *   *
That Mr. Sangster's 'kick" is quite
* *   *
That with the Exhibition dates
fixed so well ahead there could have
been   no   real   reason   for  holding  a
baseball week in opposition.
* *   *
That Mr. Hathaway's proposition
that Victoria should have a "Henley"
has caught on.
* *   *
That the opening of Hallwards,
Limited, on Saturday, September 14th,
should be a notable event.
* *   *
That Hallwards, Limited, probably
know more about artistic furniture
than any other firm in Victoria.
* *j*   *
That more complaints have reached
"Hornet" with respect to sanitary arrangements in department stores.
* *   *
That it is high time that the City
sent its sanitary inspector on a tour
of investigation with full power to
if     in     it
That the further the> probe penetrates into the New York police scandal, the more scandalous are the
That we are indeed blessed in that
we need no probe.
* *   *
That all policemen living under the
Union Jack are renowned for their
That the fog-horn often sounds
when there is no fog.
That this annoys sleepers who
cheerfully submit to the inevitable
when there is any excuse for it.
* *   *
That they dislike to be disturbed
by the sound of the horn when the
morning is perfectly clear.
* *   *
That there are rumours again going the round to the effect that Victoria is to    have    a new   vaudeville
* #   #
That this cry is as old as that of
That it ought to be true by now—
and possibly it may be.
* *   *
That we need the house and have
the audiences to fill it.
That it was good news to read that
preparations are really being made to
greet the Duke.
* *   *       ,
That the scheme of perpetual illumination is good.
* *   *
That Victoria is badly in need of
cheap rooms in the central district.
* *   *
That we are not millionaires—not
in large quantities—and most of us
cannot afford to live within two miles
of the post office.
* *   *
That an economical management
ought to be able to run a rooming-
house at a fair profit without charging exorbitant rates.
* *   *
That even the worst croakers admit that September has been a fine
month so far, and that it makes up
for "the wettest summer on record."
* *   *
That in the midst of life we are in
* *   *
That this applies not only to corporations and individuals, but even to
civic councils.
We have a busy Council
In a busy bustling town
And we said we wanted sewers
So tbey laid tbe sewers down.
Xow tbe manner of construction
Was followed in this way
"Build sewers,'' cried our Council,
Tbe statY replied "Aye! Aye!"
"And rush 'em," said tbe Co'uncil,
"We've stacks of streets to build."
And tbe Engineers tbey rushed 'era,
(Tbo' the trenches were half-filled).
"More sewers," still they shouted
"We've lots of streets to pave,'
So they started lots of sewers
And never tried to save.
Of course it sometimes happened
Tlie streets were altered when
The sewers had been finished
So tbey blew them up again!
And  no  one   kept  a tally
And no one watched expense
And money flowed like water
'Til it reached a sum immense.
For  all  was  rush  and hurry
And   chaotic   turmoil
And no one cared for items
And no one grudged the "oil."
Until one day a Man came
A chap who knew his work;
He came and saw and noted
His eye pierced thro' the murk.
Said he,  "You  have no money
To finish oil your schemes.
"No money?" cried the Council,
Awaked  from pleasant dreams.
"Yes, gentlemen,  no money,
Tlie By-law's* all been spent."
The Council snorting, tore its* hair
Arid  then  In- anger went,
* Appointed a  Committee,
A scapegoat for to find,
They're after one and yet maybe
They're still  a  little blind.
—Walter Howard.
Friendly Critic—This will never do. You
must make your characters true to life. Why.
man, ill your description of the scene at the
IJorcas Club, you say, "For some minutes
they  sewed  ill  silence" 1
Willie—Papa, is it necessary to whip me?
Parent (frimly):—You ought to know.
Willie—Well,  I  sometinies think you don't
realise how little good it does me.
"How does she manage to get so many
people interested in the Suffragette question?"
"She addresses the eighty-year-old members
of the audience as 'Girls'."
Husband—Since you went to the polls to
vote,  why  didn't  you  do  it?
Enfranchised Wife—Another lady was using
the voting hooth.
In  the matter of an  application  for a   Fresh
■ Certificate of Title to  Lot _% of Subdivision  /tj to 81, both  inclusive, of Section
10 (Yates  Estate, Map S8). as delineated
on    Maji    389,    Victoria    City,    British
NOTICE is hereby given of illy intention,
at the expiration of one calender mouth from
the  first   publication  hereof,  to  issue  a   fresh
Certificate of  Title in  lieu  of the  Certificate
of Title  issued  to< .lames  Leslie   MeYicar  on
the ith day of April, 1909, and numbered 1251,
which   has   been   destroyed.
Dated at the Land Registry Office. Victoria,
British Columbia, this i_th dav of September,
A.D.  191-'.
Registrar-General of Titles,
sept..14 oct. u
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The Doukhobour Commission
Mr. Commissioner Blakemore Proves Further into
Doukhobour Matters at Trail
and Brilliant
On Tuesday, September 3rd, Mr.
Blakemore, who is conducting a commission with respect to the habits and
customs of the Doukhobours in British Columbia, held his court at Trail.
The evidence before the court showed
that opinions were somewhat divergent, but on the whole it would seem
that the Doukhobours have impressed
their neighbours with their industry
and clean habit of living.
Mr. George L. Merry
Mr. Merry, who has been a resident
in the Trail district for 14 years, gave
the Doukhobours an excellent character. He said that they could be relied upon to give a full day's work
for a fair day's wage. They were
straight-forward and trustworthy, and
he gave an instance to show that their
word was as good as their bond. He
considered them a benefit as an economic factor in the community. "They
were a simple, hospitable, truthful
people of blameless life."
Mr. John D. Anderson
Mr. Anderson, a civil engineer ancl
provincial land surveyor, whose ranch
on die Columbia river is only exceeded in extent by that of the Doukhobours, stated that he had much to do
with the community, both as an employer of labour and also in a professional capacity. As workmen he
found them very reliable. They would
not take work by contract, they did
not work at less than the current
wages for similar classes of work, but
what they did they did well and honestly. In Mr. Anderson's opinion the
jam factory, which is run by the
Doukhobours, was a distinct benefit to
the rancher. He considered they
were desirable settlers, and that their
neglect of what he termed "Technical
Laws" was of minor importance in
view of the fact that breaches of the
laws relating to peace and good
conduct were practically unknown
amongst them.
Mr. W. J. Carr
Mr. Carr is a livery man, and in
his opinion the Doukhobours do not
amount to much. He thinks they are
selfish, and in support of his contention he brought up the matter of a
road which they had bought and
closed, but which they had been
obliged to reopen. Mr. Carr, however, bore out the evidence of other
witnesses as to the integrity of the
Doukhobours and truthfulness in
financial matters.
The Black Sheep
Paul Velasoff, who was one of the
Doukhobours who created so much
notoriety by their "Naked March" in
Saskatchewan, was next on the stand.
He stated that he had not got on well
with the community; that he had become naturalized and accepted a
homestead in Saskatchewan, but that
he sincerely wished that he was back
in the fold. The Commissioner's
comment on Mr.' Velasoff was that it
was very evident that he belonged to
the third group of Doukhobours, as
classified by Mr. Veregin, viz., the
Mr. Randall
Mr. Randall is a feed and lumber
merchant, and was prepared to give
the Doukhobours a good character so
far as honesty went, but he did not
think that they were of any benefit in
the upbuilding of towns. He, however, was one with Mr. Carr, in that
he thought they were selfish, and he
voiced the opinion that the residents
of Trail did not look upon them vvith
a favourable eye.
Police Magistrate Binns
Mr. Binns confirmed the latter
statement  of  Mr.  Randall's.   At the
same time he admitted that the Doukhobours had ably demonstrated what
could be done with the land in the
district. As a police magistrate he
had found them peaceable and law-
A Visit to Brilliant
On Thursday, September Sth, Mr.
Commissioner Blakemore, together
with his secretary and photographer,
paid a visit to the Doukhobour settlement at Brilliant. This is a town
built on the banks of the Columbia
and Kootenay rivers; it is well appointed, and impressed the visitors
with its beauty and neatness. At
lunch they were served with local
products. There are three well
equipped saw-mills in Brilliant; numbers of valuable horses were seen;
an extensive irrigation system is being installed for use in dry seasons,
fed by two reservoirs, one of which
has a capacity of 1,000,000 gallons.
Later the Commissioner was received
with ceremony at the meeting-house.
A speech of welcome was given him
by Mr. Veregin, who expressed the
appreciation which the Doukhobours
felt at the friendly manner in which
he had come among them. Mr.
Blakemore replied in suitable terms
and proceeded to explain to them the
wishes of the government in connection with the registration laws, informing them that such laws had no
other purpose than the good of the
people themselves and showing that
the fear whicii they had for similar
laws in Russia was entirely without
foundation under the different conditions that prevail in Canada and the
British Empire.
Object to Military Preparations
The Doukhobour speakers at the
meeting all seemed to have been
obsessed with the idea that registration was synonymous with conscription. Their life in Russia had led
them to believe that any attempt to
"number the people" was a preliminary to enrolling them as soldiers.
The Doukhobours, literally following
the teachings of Jesus Christ, wished
to have nothing to do with military
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preparations. Mr. Blakemore carefully explained to them the difference
between Canada and Russia. Other
speakers drew an invidious comparison between conditions prevailing in
their own community and those
which were met with throughout the
civilised world, and publicly stated
that they were in favour of discontinuing school attendance because
education was likely to make the children discontented with the life of cultivating the soil followed by their own
parents and make them wish to get
their living in easier ways.
The Commissioner spent the balance of last week enquiring into local
conditions and opened his court at
Grand Forks on Tuesday last. A
further report of the proceedings of
the Commission will appear in the
next issue of The Week.
(By Charles Woodward Hutson)
Says sonsie Meggie McAdoo:
"0 Brither Tam, ye're sic a sumph
Ye dinna ken the where, the hoo,
Nor e'en the when a lass to woo,
But blurt your luve intil her lug,
When Malsie milks the coo.
"A lassie's hands of bus'ness fou'
Ye canna tak,  to send the bluid
To throbbin' breast an' blushin' broo;
She'll say 'Ye're in the way the noo!'
Ye sulda coort your Malsie then,
When Maisie milks the coo.
"Aye kiss upon her rosy mou'
Whiles baith are comin' frae the byre
Were far the fitter thing to do,
But no to stand an' strut an' coo
Like turtle dove beside the lass,
When  Maisie milks the coo."
Says crafty Tammie McAdoo:
"Ye're clever, but wi' a' your wut
Ye haena hit the hidden clue:
I ken the when an' where to woo,
For Maisie canna rin awa'
When Maisie milks the coo!"
—The Canadian Magazine for September.
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