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r0L. vii.
The Week
J_ British Columbia Review,
Published at Victoria,  B. 6.
1232 Government St.
Telephone a
One Dollar Per Annum
there is not a little murmuring in the
lets at the unexpected delay on the part
lhe Canadian Northern Eailway Com-
ly in announcing their definite policy
commencing actual construction on
Iicouver Island.   Naturally the Liberal
Iss is trying to make capital out of the
lation.     The   fatal   ineptitude   with
Ich it opposed Mr. McBride's railway
Icy "in toto" during the last Provincial
lipaign is being repeated.    It fails to
pern any reason for the delay; it still
Ifesses to believe that the Victoria &
I'clay Sound Eailway is a "fake" pro-
It, an eleventh hour suggestion, which
ll never materialize, and it roundly calls
I the members for Victoria to resign in
ordance with a pledge which they gave
|do so if construction were not com-
liced within the time specified by the
|.mier.   It would be a waste of time for
Week to point out to a paper which
Is not Avant to be convinced that "cir-
listances alter cases," and that it can
Ider much greater service to the com-
Inity and the Province it' it were able
Iput forward some constructive instead
ldestructive* criticism.    Now what are
facts?    Briefly,  Mr.  McBride jpro-
Jsed that every clause of the agreement
lich   he   made   with   the   Canadian
Irthern should be embodied in a legal
Itract aud in Legislative enactment, ancl
It such contract should be carried out
(every detail.   The specific promises af-
Iting Victoria were that it should be
Jide the Island terminus of a Transcon-
|iental system;  that thc Canadian Nor-
ern work-shops, roundhouses and offices
auld be located here, and that the Bar-
Jiy Sound Eailway should be constructed
jrthwith.   Nothing has occurred except a
|lay in commencing construction on the
irelay Sound Eailway to falsify Mr. Mc-
■ride's promises.    The only question is
Blether any circumstances have transpired
Lee last fall to justify this delay.   The
Jeek believes that such is the case, and
[though it is as impatient as any of its
faders for construction to commence, it is
)t so blind as to shut its eyes to the im-
brtant bearing of certain events which
ave transpired since that time.   AVhen
lie Canadian Northern contract was made
liere was no thought whatever of acquir-
Jig the Dunsmuir mines; their acquisi-
|.on has entailed, including development,
hi outlay of $15,000,000, or three times
lie total estimated cost of building the
rictoria & Barclay Sound Eailway.   The
Ixpenditure  of such  an  enormous  sunn
las naturally shifted the centre of gra-
lity further north,  and has raised the
luestion as to whether the interests of the
Jlaiiadian Northern would be better served
ly building somewhat nearer to the vast
lreas of coal wliieh they have acquired,
Vhich   practicallv   means   adopting   the
I'owichan Valley route.    No reasonable
lian will deny thc weight of such a con-
lideration, nor the right of the Govem-
lient and the Canadian Northern to take
into account.   The Week believes it to
|e a matter of the highest congratulation
the people of Vancouver Island that
[15,000,000  of  English  capital  should
|ave been brought in quite unexpectedly
.r one of the greatest of our local indus-
^ies.    There is a further consideration
which sufficient weight has not been
Ittached   which   is   that   the   Canadian
Jorthern have announced their determina-
lon to establish a line from Victoria to
lie north end of the Island.    This is a
■reject dear to the heart of every Vancou-
|.r Islander, who realizes that it is the
lie thing necessary to bring the Island
lito direct communication with all the
Iranscontinental lines and the Orient.   It
is to this declared policy of the Canadian
Northern that the recent activity of the
C. P. E. is due, so that we are already
benefitting indirectly from the stand they
have taken.   It would be foolish, even if
it were possible, to force the Canadian
Northern to build to the nortli end of the
Island by any but the most favourable
route, both as to grades and alignment;
and if the Cowichan Valley is the better
route in this respect for a north coast line
it would be the highest folly on the part
of the Government not to use their every
effort to secure the building of such a line,
even if the negotiations involved a little
necessary delay in settling the fate of the
Barclay Sound Eailway.   In the opinion
of The Week it is a case of relative values,
and of the vastly greater importance of an
all-Island railway as against a branch rail-
Avay; and   a   west-coast   line*  must   always   be   the  latter,   as   has   been  repeatedly  pointed  out   in these columns.
Such a conclusion, however, does not involve the slightest weakening in the determination to build the Barclay Sound Eailway ;  it must and will be built.   First of
all because Premier McBride gave his
pledge, and as an honourable man will live
up to it; and next because if the Canadian
Northern do not want to build it the local
company is in a position to do so, having
to the laiowledge of The Week been offered all the money required from two
of the most influential financial firms in
London.   Of course, they will expect the
same treatment as the Canadian Northern,
the guaranteeing of the bonds and interest,
but there is no reason why this should be
denied, if the "bona fides" of the guarantors are satisfactorily demonstrated to
the Government.   The section of country
through which the projected railway would
pass is, despite whatever its detractors may
say, one of the richest in the Province, and
there is not the slightest fear that the
Government will ever be called upon to pay
a cent.   This position was accepted by the
Government at the last election, and can
easily be verified by an independent engineer if necessary. The Week, therefore,
takes the view that, while the delay is regrettable, there is nothing to worry about;
that Premier McBride would be the last
man to break his word or to sacrifice one
jot of the advantage which he secured under the Canadian Northern contract unless
he got something more than a "quid pro
quo."   There only remains one other matter to deal with and tbat is the suggestion
that Victoria is to be "side-tracked"; and
that because the ferry may make connection at some point twenty or thirty miles
up the coast Victoria is to be "left in the
cold."   Those who offer this criticism forget that Mr. McBride promised that the
Canadian Northern ferry service would
give the fastest connection between the
Mainland and Victoria.   Every Victorian
knows that that is not to lie secured by
running the boats direct to Victoria, but
by crossing from Port Mann to sonic point
near to Sidney and connecting with Victoria by rail.   In this way the Canadian
Northern hope to establish a time schedule from Port Mann, which would be
impossible by a direct water service.    Is
not the shortest possible connection the
best link that could bind Victoria to the
Mainland.   Which would be the less likely to side-track this city, a combined water
and land service of three hours, or an all-
water service of four.   It must not be forgotten that under the contract the Provincial Government has absolute control of the
connections to Victoria.    If an all-Island
route will be best served, because quickest
served, by running the ferries to Mill Bay,
oi'* thereabouts, all the power in tlie world
would   not  bring  passengers  twenty  or
thirty iniles out of the way in order to
pass through Victoria.   All that Victoria
has a right to demand, and what she will
undoubtedly get, is the quickest possible
connection with the Mainland, whicii
means the quickest connection between the
ferry landing and the City of Victoria.
Mr. McBride is pledged to give this and
The Week does not hesitate to say, and
to say it with respect, that he dare not
proffer less as a fulfilment of the contract
with the Canadian Northern. That he
would contemplate such a thing The Week
utterly refuses to believe, and while urging
him to end the present period of suspense
as quickly as possible, it ventures to express the belief that he will end it in a
manner which will reassure all who have
accorded him their confidence. Meanwhile, The Week may be pardoned for offering a suggestion to the Board of Trade
and the merchants and millionaires of
Victoria; it is that the sun does not entirely rise and set in the Capital City;
that the true policy for the advancement
of Victoria is to aid in the development of
Vancouver Island and that Victoria can
only grow as a result of the growth of
the Island. Some of these gentlemen, especially the representatives of the Board
of Trade, require to have their horizon
widened a little, ancl to see that their interests lie outside their own community
as well as within it. Victoria capital has
done little or nothing for the development
of Vancouver Island; it is outside capital
which has been the pioneer of research, of
exploration ancl of operation. While the
Victoria banks have been carefully nursing more than $20,000,000 of deposits at
3 per cent., men with mineral claims, coal
areas, timber limits or land have had to
rustle every dollar on the outside, ancl all
for lack of enterprise on the part of the
men in Victoria who have made large fortunes here and then buried them "in a
napkin." These are the men who are now
squealing because they think that Victoria
is going to be side-tracked. The view of
The Week is that they are crying out before they are hurt, but in any event they
woukl show a much higher appreciation of
the importance and the demands of the
situation if instead of denouncing and
hampering the Government they did a
little hustling on their own account, invested a little more of their own money
to help along the pioneer industries of
the Island ancl showed by tlieir activity
that they shared with their more enterprising Vancouver competitors that faitli
in tlie future of the Island which is enriching the Terminal City at the cost of
the Capital.
Victoria has lost the Provincial University, if it can be said to have lost something whicii it never had. There is on
every hand a feeling of keen disappointment and not a little surprise at the final
decision of the Commissioners. It is idle
to attempt to burke the fact and the only
reasonable attitude is to dispassionately
consider the causes which have contributed to an adverse verdict, and to lay
their lessons to heart. The Week bus always maintained that the Government
should havc settled the question of thc
University site. Such a matter lay distinctly within its prerogative ami within
its ordinary routine business. The magnitude of the question did not in any sense
lift it into another plane. If the Government bad dealt with the matter no doubt
there would have been considerable conflict, and the subject would have been
settled in the political arena, but this
hardly constitutes a valid objection to the
constitutional method of procedure, which
was followed when a matter of at least
equal, if not greater importance, was
dealt with, viz., the location of the Parliament Buildings. To this extent Thc Week
believes   tliat   the   Government   showed
some weakness ancl was blameworthy; but,
unfortunately the Committee which represented  Victorian interests,  showed even
greater weakness, ancl instead of contenting themselves with a very able statement
of the case for the Capital City, stepped
entirely outside the limits of their authority in suggesting that the question be
dealt with by an independent Commission.
Such a suggestion furnished the Government with an easy method of avoiding a
complicated ancl disquieting problem, and
it made it impossible for Victoria to raise
any reasonable protest against the decision.
It seems to The AVeek that this action on
the part of the Arictoria Committee puts
the city entirely out of court, ancl there is
absolutely nothing to do but to accept the
verdict with the best grace possible.  This,
however, does not prevent it from offering
a suggestion to explain why an unbiassed
ancl singularly able Commission of Professors has failed to appreciate the unique
advantages of Arictoria. The Week believes
that in every respect Arictoria is the best
site for a Provincial University and that
Vancouver in some essential respects falls
very far behind the requirements of the
case.   But the explanation of the finding
is not far to seek; it must be remembered
that College professors are of all men the
most eclectic, and what the majority of
College professors of the United States
tliink, a majority of the College professors
of Canada are pretty sure to think.    Dr.
Todd wrote to something like fifty American professors on this subject and published their replies in a pamphlet. Almost
to a man they favoured the University site
"as near as possible to the largest centre
of population," because it furnished the
students with a better opportunity of keeping in touch with the growing industries
of the country and also offered them facilities for earning money to keep them between terms.    Both these points may be
conceded, but in the opinion of The AVeek
they are far out-weighed by other considerations, notably those of climate, environment, social and otherwise, intellectual atmospheie and natural facilities, not
merely for education but for what is of
vastly greater importance,  training ancl
character building.   Unfortunately, these
aspects of University life receive little consideration as yet in the United States or
Canada.    The main object of the governing bodies of these so-called seats of learning is to turn out macliine-niade money
earners at thc earliest possible moment.
Thc only side of life the importance of
which is emphasized is this material aspect.    Culture, meditation, the habit of
thought; and the cultivation of character
play no part either in the curriculum or
conduct: of American ami Canadian Universities.   It is a pity, but it is true, and
as long as .such considerations prevail those
whose "bread and cheese'' depend on the
financial success of a University will vote
foi' placing it in the closest possible contact with the "Almighty Dollar."    The
view of I'he Week is that British Columbia
with its unrivalled resources and the high
standards which some of its ministers have
set could well have afforded to ignore this
consideration aud to have been thc first
Province to establish a University under
such conditions as would have insured the
cultivation of thc higher instincts of the
race.    It could have ignored the question
of cost, which under any circumstances
would only have meant a few more thousand acres of the millions  it  possesses.
Perhaps, however, such ideas are Utopian,
and Canada will be content for generations to come to wallow in the mire of
materialism, which seems to be so congenial to its powerful neighbour across the
line.    At any rate Thc AVeek fears that
(Continued on Page 7) THE WEEK, SATUKDAYt OCTOBEE 1, 1910
At The Street
"Timeo Danaos, et dona ferentes."
—Virg. Aen.11.49.
All the same I prefer my enemies
with gifts in their hands to my friends
with bills in theirs. However, my
personal sentiments on this subject
are not the raison d'etre for the
above quotation. I am here to justify Virgil as a poet and not to criticise him as a philosopher; for an
ugly blow has been dealt him, and
that by one who at the time of the
outrage was using the poet's genius
to point the moral of his own argument. Thc gifted editor of The Colonist in his leading article published
Sept. 22nd, misquotes—a heinous
crime in one who fills the position of
"guide, philosopher and friend" to
many thousands. His rendering read
"Timeo Danaos etiam dona ferentes,"
thereby ruining the scansion. And
then he calls it the oft-quoted line!
The effects of such a blunder are far-
reaching. How can we continue to
read with interest and intellectual
benefit Sunday's "An Hour With the
Editor," when our G. P. & F. exposes himself as a "misquoter"? How
can our faith fail to be shattered? Of
all errors in print the worst are misquotations as they cannot be attributed to that universal scape-goat
—the printer.
* *   *
After all the gentleman who lost his
bet as to the meaning of the word
"transpire," being content to leave
the judgment to The Colonist, was
not wrong as to the original meaning
of the word. According to The Century Dictionary the first meaning is
the same as that of "perspire." The
colloquial use making the word synonymous with "occur" or "elapse" is
entirely erroneous, though none but
a pedant would now employ the word
except in such a sense.
* *   *
A plucky act was performed last
Saturday afternoon by one of the
Victoria police and is well worthy of
mention. P. C. James Farrant was
on duty on Government when a runaway dray, belonging to the Victoria
Transfer Company, dashed up from
the Causeway past the Post Office.
Fortunately the roadway was clear
of traffic but the sidewalks were
crowded, it being just about that time
in the afternoon when all the ladies
wcre down town doing their shopping. The officer ran up from behind and was on the point of catching the reins when the team swerved
and hc narrowly escaped being knocked down by the wheels. He then made
another sprint and managed to climb
onto the tail end of the waggon,
whence hc made his way to the front
and succeeded in bringing thc
frightened horses under control in
time to escape an ugly collision with
thc Dominion Express Company's
office. It is certain that if P. C. Far-
rant had not shown himself to be a
man of mettle and one capable of acting in an emergency, there would
havc been a grave accident on the
main street. It is satisfactory to
know that there is special recognition for such acts when suitably recommended. Incidentally, incidents of
this nature go far to disprove the old-
time joke with reference to Victoria
policemen and obesity. I do not think
that there is much need for Antipon
at the  City Police Station    just    at
* *   *
And whilst on thc subject of waggons and vehicles in general, it is a
great pity that, as the law reads at
present, there is no means of prosecuting drivers who will persist in
driving along the centie of thc road.
Provision is made for their prosecution if they attempt to pass on thc
right, but so long as they are not
passing, they are technically at liberty to usurp as much of thc road as
they desire. And the worst offenders are just the ones with whom the
irritated buggy driver dare not try
conclusions. A heavily laden coal or
wood cart will not suffer from an at
tempt on the part of such an one to
take his hub. It is high time that
the police were given authority to
summons all drivers who do not keep
well to their left except when overtaking another vehicle.
Of smoke I have written many
times, but the only way to get nuisances remedied in Victoria is to keep
on pegging away till something does
happen, and this smoke nuisance
seems to be getting worse instead of
better. Were you down Government
Street on Monday afternoon? If you
were not, so much the better for you.
A dense volume of sulphurous smoke
was pouring out from a building right
in the centre of town. Complaints
were as frequent as the flowers in
May. On Wednesday afternoon I observed a cheerful cloud of smoke
gaily blowing into town from one of
the Princesses. It is terrible to contemplate what the result would be if
Victoria was really a busy manufacturing town, instead of being a
charming residential city with a few
factories dotted about here and there.
A London "particular" would not be
in it. Surely there is some remedy
for this smoke nuisance; if there isn't
it wouldn't be a bad idea for the
Council to get busy and provide one
right away.
* *   *
I wish that Robert Burns were still
alive and would pay a visit to the Pacific Coast. He might then have some
nice, caustic things to say about seeing ourselves as others see us, with
particular reference to the gum-chewing habit. This awful curse was
brought most forcibly to my notice
again last Monday night at the Victoria Theatre. There was a lady sitting in a prominent position in the
stalls. She was well-dressed, that is,
so far as a mere man can judge; she
was neat and clean and tidy, which
is the main thing, and her hair was
very well done; in fact she was very
attractive until her jaws began to
move. Throughout the whole performance she continued the mastication process. Talk about Nebuchadnezzar going out to grass; that's
nothing compared with a woman ruminating. If I had a son I'd spank
him if he chewed tobacco, but I'd
disown him if he chewed gum; and
if I had a daughter addicted to the vile
practice I'd cut either her throat or
my own. The Anti-Cigarette League
has done a good work; is there nobody to undertake a similar campaign against gum-chewing?
* *   *
It is a pity that there were not
more Victorians out at the opening
of the Exhibition on Tuesday last to
see the gallant bearing of the Cadets
Corps and the Boy Scouts. The eulogies pronounced by His Honour
and His Worship respectively were
thoroughly well deserved. There can
be no possible doubt but that the establishment first of Cadet Corps and
later of Boy Scouts has done wonders
in the way of improving "Our Boys"
both in physique and in the manners
which result from discipline. There
are still, however, far too many people who look on this branch of education as mere play-acting, even if
they do not directly disapprove of it
as tending to foster militarism. Such
narrow-minded folk are really more
deserving of pity than censure, and it
is gratifying to know that their number grows less every day. It is as
the inaugurator of the Boy Scouts
movement, and not as the hero of
Mafeking that thc name of Baden-
Powell will go down to posterity.
Thc phenomenal success which has
greeted the innovation, and nowhere
more so than in Victoria, is proof
positive that boys don't want to
"hang around" the streets in their
spare time, if only something interesting and at thc same time useful be
provided for them. And although too
much praise cannot be given to the
boys, it must be remembered that
both they themselves and the community at large owe a very great
debt to those men who have freely
and gladly given up their spare time
to supervising and training the young
idea, and to whose efforts is due thc
excellent showing which the boys are
making, as exemplified last Tuesday.
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It is with fear and trembling that I
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reports sent in to the Lieutenant-
Governor in Council by the University Site Commissioners. It would appear that some doubt was felt as to
whether the word "Commission"
when used to designate the body of
Commissioners, should be treated as
Singular or Plural. My recollection
is that I was taught that all collective
nouns may correctly be used either
in the Singular or the Plural, but the
Commissioners went one better, for
in the first report they say "The
University Site Commission begs"
and in the auxiliary report they say
"The University Commission are."
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1218 Langley St. -  Victoria, "B.C THE WEEK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1910
The Victoria Theatre
iThat old favourite "Charley's
lint," held the boards at he Vic-
Iria Theatre during the first two
|ys of the week, and later the Hur-
L. Blyden Stock Company con-
liued the same at the A. 0. U. W.
■all. As the Lady from Brazil Mr.
ttydon was inimitable and kept the
puse in roars of laughter. Miss
Hbson as the real aunt was very
leasing. Next week this popular
pmpany will stage "Facing the
lusic," an English comedy which is
lid to bc the very best bill in their
Ipertoire. The following week the
|ydon Ctock Company will migrate
Nanaimo where they will fill a
Iree Aveeks' engagement in the Coal
hty, returning later to Victoria. It
i universally acknowledged that tbis
the best stock company that has
Jsited the Capital for many a long
Ity and there are many who will be
|ad to learn that next week will not
the last occasion on which they
|ill appear in the local theatre.
The Witching Hour
(John Mason is a first-class actor
Id in The Witching Hour he has se-
Ired a first-class play which has
(en presented with unvarying success
many thousands of appreciative
|eatre-goers. The reason is not far
seek; the star is an artist and The
pitching Hour is a human interest
ay which appeals to everyone. The
|ay Avas presented in the Victoria
Thursday night with all the finish
Jid eclat which has characterized it
■sewhere, and Avas thoroughly en-
lyed by an audience which might
live been larger without straining the
lating capacity. It is one of the
jitertainments Avhich leaves behind a
leasant recollection and a desire to
(now more of John Mason and his
ery capable company.
The New Grand
As a slack wire performer Celeste,
It present appearing in the vaudeville
louse, is at the head of his profession and his act is certainly a thrilling one.   Harry von Fossen deserves
liis reputation as a black face cornelian,  whilst  Rice  and  Prevost  keep
lhe  house  in a  roar of laughter in
|heir cleverly absurd tumbling turn.
• The Lyceum Theatre
Musical farce   and   comedy   have
been holding the boards at the John-
^on Street Theatre, where the Hunt
Musical Comedy Company have been
amusing  large  numbers  nightly    by
Jtheir rendering of a comic piece entitled "Muldoon's Picnic."    There is
Iplenty of fun, good singing and danc-
ling at the Lyceum and it is    being
|well appreciated.
Romano's Theatre
"The Right to Labor" is the title
lof a very fine set of films which ap-
Ipeared at the above theatre in the
[early part of the week. The management has as usual been fortunate in
[procuring an exceptionally good set
[of pictures.
The Crystal Theatre
The English sporting scenes this
Iwcek havc been thc subject of much
(appreciative comment. The scenes at
[Ascot, and Henley and the views of
I Boulter's Lock on thc Thames were
(exceedingly good.
The Majestic Theatre
In spite of other attractions on
(Wednesday night the Yates Street
[house was packed, a fact which aug-
(urs well for the future. An excellent
(film was one dealing with the prog-
Iress of an Irish immigrant in the
Wilton Lackaye in "The Batle."
In "The Battle," Cleveland Mof-
Ifett's play that created such a stir in
|New York and which is to be seen at
■the Victoria Theatre Saturday evening
[Oct. 8th, Wilton Lackaye is cast for
[the part of John J. Haggleton, multimillionaire, a financier of the Morgan
|Rogers  type, and possibly the most
powerfully drawn of the many kings
|tvho have peopled the literature of the
Crystal Theatre
The Finest and Most Up-to-date Picture Theatre in the City
Complete change of Programme every Monday, Wednesday and
past few years. Mr Lackaye has
portrayed Spanish Kings, Roman arbiters, Western miners, Jewish rabbis, men of the world of fashion, literature, and art, Svengalis and Dr.
Belgraffs, and even Uncle Tom, but
before never in the three hundred
parts of his long career, has he played a John J. Haggleton, a type that
seems to have been made for him.
That Mr. Lackaye realizes in John
J. Haggleton the type he sought to
portray, is manifested by the addition of a number of lines to the part
by John D. Rockefeller, almost an
admission that Rockefeller recognized Haggleton, a portrait of himself,
and approved the portrait. Lackaye,
however, has endeavored to play the
part purely in general lines, and *o
prevent the association of this character in the world of fiction with any
individual in the world of facts.
"The Battle" has been given a good
cast and production by Messrs. Liebler and Company.
The presence of Carl Pantzer on a
vaudeville bill means, nine times in
ten, that he will be found as the headline attraction. He is one of the
famous Pantzer Brothers, all of them
athletes and all of them in vaudeville. He is one of the funniest grotesque comedians in the business and
has marvellous acrobatic ability.
"Two Hundred Miles from Broadway" is a rattling, clever little comedy playlet from the ever ready pen of
Edmund Day and it was written to fit
exactly the peculiar talents of Miss
Emeriti Campbell and Mr. Aubrey
Yates Avho are now producing it with
marked success over the Sullivan
and Considine circuit. It is a laugh,
not now and then, but continuously,
for both Miss Campbell and Mr.
Yates make the best of a lot of very
cleverly drawn situations and the fun
never flags.
Chronic vaudevillains will not be
much put to it to remember charming
Bertha Gleeson, who, for five years
past, has held against all rivals the
title of champion woman dancer of
America. With John Gleeson also a
dancer of note, and Fred Houlihan,
whose work with a variety of musical instruments has brought him
much in the way of reputation, she
will be the feature act of the next
Grand bill.
Bush and Peyser, recent European
importations, offer one of those popular acts which is a combination of
classy pantomime and sensational acrobatic work.
Harry Bloom is a singer of songs,
but his manner of delivery and his
general "frame-up" is so original that
the act mounts almost to something
At the Street Corner
By the lounger
your choice," but it is a pity that a
hotly of educationalists, arbitrating in
an educational matter, could not have
agreed on such a little thing as that.
*   *   *
I cannot conceive what possible objection even the most rabid of modern moral reformers can have against
the public exhibition of the Johnson-
Jeffries fight pictures. For two hours
I sat in the Victoria on Wednesday
Saturday, October 8th
Wilton Lackaye
(Liebler & Co., Managers)
And His Splendid Metropolitan Supporting   Company   in   Cleveland
Moffett's Great Play of Love
and Millions.
The Battle
Acclaimed by East and West:
"A play with insides, real humor,
sincere feeling. Agitates one's gray
matter."—N. Y. Sun.
"The Battle' is easily the best
play Mr. Lackaye has had since he
became a featured star."—Chicago
Prices—50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50.
Seats on sale Thursday, October 6th.
Q. Bjornfelt, S.M.
Phone 1856
821 Fort St.
P. O. Box 1048
Phone 1092
O. H. Bowman & Co.
Stocks,   Bonds,   Real   Estate,
Timber and Insurance
Room 8, Mahon Building,
Victoria, B.C.
night watching the excellent films
which had been secured ancl not once
was there thc slightest thing to which
the veriest prude could take exception. The pictures were Avithout
exception llic very best that I
havc ever seen, being remarkably
clear and steady. The scenes round
Reno and in Jeffries' camp were entertaining; the panoramic view of the
arena did more than all the reams
that have been written to convey to
the senses the vastness of the undertaking, and the pictures of thc light
itself were the reverse of brutalising,
An attempt had been made to put
thc ban on the pictures in Vancouver,
but fortunately failed and a crowded
house greeted thc screen in the Terminal City as it did in the Capital on
the following evening. If the public
is to bc brought up tied to thc apron
strings of reformers who can sec evil
in such representations as the Johnson-Jeffries Moving Pictures it will
end by being a very milk and watery
Yates Street, Just Below Qovernment
If you are dull and get the blues,
And do not know the place to choose
Come to the Majestic on Yates Street
Bring the friends you are apt to meet
And if on pleasure you are bent,
You won't regret the Dime you spent.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Return engagement of
Hunt Musical
Comedy Company
Presenting by
the Musical Farce entitled
The Rajah and
His Harem
(Direction of Gus C. Seville)
New Grand
Week of October 3
One of Europe's Greatest
In Grotesque Comedy Athletics
of   Sensational   Quality
The Popular Comedy Stars
"200 Miles from Broadway"
In  a  Happy Hodge  Podge  of
Dance, Song and Melody
Athletic Laugh-makers
Extraordinarily Eccentric
Acrobatic Feats
Sweet Singer of Sweet Songs
Latest and best music by Romano Orchestra.
Admission io cents; Children at Matinee, 5 cents.
A Splendid Opportunity
For Starting a Motor Delivery Service
There is nothing of tbis kind in tbe city, and to any
person wishing to start such business we offer a splendid
opportunity to do so.
We have five touring cars which we will convert into
delivery motor vehicles, ancl will give specially easy terms.
These cars are all in goocl order and are'absolutely of
modern construction.
If you can see your way clear in opening up such a
business, it will pay you to investigate this special offer.
New Premises, 1410 Broad Street
Telephone 695        ■ - R. P. CLARK, Manager THE WEEK, SATUEDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1910
The Week
A Provincial Review and Magazine, published every Saturday by
1208 Government Street, Victoria, B. C.
I must hasten to explain that this
is not a dissertation on the fair sex,
as my readers would naturally suppose, although the subject borrows
no significant portion of its charm
and attractiveness from their presence. To illustrate, on Thursday afternoon I was vainly endeavoring to
force my way into Barnes' Circus
with one sweet little girl perched on
my shoulder and a small boy holding
my hand. Nothing doing! Hundreds
of people crowded the entrance; the
face of the ticket seller wreathed in
smiles as he cracked his favourite
jokes, one of which was "Oh yes;
you'll have to wait this time; it's
your turn; we've waited for you all
the week." Another one, apropos to
my subject, I thought rather good;
in an interval of hush he remarked,
as if he had just made a discovery,
"Well, there's the prettiest bunch of
women in this crowd I've ever seen,
and the plainest  bunch of men."
It ill becomes me to express any
opinion on such a delicate subject,
but on general principles I am prepared to admit thaf many departments of the Victoria Fall Fair have
been rendered more efficient as well
as more attractive by the presence
and invaluable aid of a number of
zealous ladies. This is especially the
case with the Exhibition and Tearoom in the "Daughters of Pity"
Building. On Thursday afternoon the
resources of the Tea-room were taxed to their utmost; every seat was occupied and there was always a big
crowd waiting, but the young ladies
in attendance, under the able direction of Mrs. Charles Wilson, were
equal to the occasion, and their unfailing courtesy and attention did
much to counteract the disappointment of those who had to wait a long
time for "the cup that cheers, but
not inebriates."
On the principle of "first things
first," I ought to say that this is undoubtedly the best Fair ever held in
Victoria, and when I use the word
■'best" I use it without qualification
and in the most absolute sense. The
animal exhibits, which very properly
rank as of the highest importance,
would not have done discredit to any
of thc English Country Fairs. Thc
draught horses of the Inverholme
Farm, Ladners, would take prizes at
any Exhibition; our local breeder,
Mr. George Hadwcn, would have
nothing to fear in the best company;
thc Provincial Government had some
splendid Holsteins of thc purest
strain, and thc Agricultural Department is to be congratulated on having developed tllis feature.
In the Riding and Driving classes
were some horses whicii could only
be surpassed at the leading horse
shows of the Continent, and it is exceedingly gratifying to note that local exhibitors came out well in spite
of the severe competition of wealthy
outsiders. There was not a finer
jumper in the Show than IIaida, thc
property of Mr. Medd of Victoria,
and Miss Violet Pooley deserves
credit for the pluck and skill she has
shown in training her beautiful mare
Stella. The mare is in much better
condition than at previous shows and
well deserved the notice she received
when she took the blue ribbon in thc
Driving class. Miss Pooley's riding
and driving are a model of graceful
workmanship in  the  ring.
I must not, however, use up all my
space in talking about horses, although the temptation is great. It is
only right to say that the Fruit cx-
hibi was superb, and bore eloquent
testimony to the reliability of all that
has been said about the fruit-growing
Assembly Roller Skating Rink
Regular Sessions
10. a.m. to 12. a.m.   2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.   7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Wednesday and Saturday Special Sessions—4.30 to 6.30
possibilities of the Saanich Peninsula.
There were many other departments of the Fair worthy of notice,
but I am afraid that I am not competent to expatiate on the merits of
home-made bread and needle-work,
nor even of art, when it is local. I
must, however, say something about
the side-shows, which were more
numerous than at any previous Fair,
and, on the whole more attractive.
Of course, the "piece de resistance''
was Barnes' Circus, which was a
splendid exhibition, both as to the
menagerie and the ring work, and
was patronised to such an extent as
would fully justify travelling circuses in finding their way to Victoria
a little oftener.
Everybody loves a circus, and it is
a very old excuse that the grown-ups
go to take the children. They go to
revive memories of old days when
Wombwell's or Sangster's menagerie
travelled from town to town in England, and everybody went to see the
"wild beasts." I think there was
just a little more of the rif-raff ele-
48. 3-5. Two minutes, five seconds
for the half-mile makes a still worse
comparison with the Canadian record
of 1.52. 4-5, while 4.56 3-5 for the
mile ill compares with the Canadian
record of 4.21 4-5. These times
would be beaten on a good track by
any fast high school boy and the
proof that the fault was mainly with
the track is furnished by the splendid time made in the 100 yards and
200 yards. I consider that Beasley's
10 2-5 against the wind and on a
slight up grade is at least equal to
10 flat under favourable conditions
and that would be only one-fifth under Bobby Kerr's Canadian record.
Similarly Beasley's 23 2-5 for the
220 yards is only two seconds behind
Kerr's record, and Beasley was not
pushed at all in this race.
Bad as was the track, the field was
infinitely worse; so bad in fact that
Gillis, who is next thing to a world's
champion, was unable to perform on
it, and had to throw from the racing track.   To ask champion athletes
Wilton Lackaye, starring in "The Battle.'
ment than usual, and one or two
shows which might well have been
suppressed, bill 1 imagine it would
bc difficult for a circus and Fair
crowd to live quite up to thc standard set by the Moral Reform Association.
1 will conclude with a few words
about the 13. C. Champion Athletic
Sports, and in this connection I havc
to make my one strong "kick." I
think the Committee of the Association should bc ashamed of themselves
for allowing championships to be contested on such impossible grounds.
With the exception of the hard rolled
piece of track where thc sprints were
held there was not a foot of ground
lit to run on. This is evidenced by
the times in thc quarter, the half-
mile and the mile. Take thc quarter;
S3-3-S seconds compares very poorly
with the Canadian Amateur record of
to jump or throw in a stubble field is
tin outrage, and 1 must say that thc
Committee is greatly to blame for
permitting the meet to take place
under such conditions. It is all very
well to pull for Victoria, and no
doubt an admirable thing for sport
to hold these competitions at Fair
time, when a large attendance would
in as tired, but after all "sport" and
tc" should be the prime consideration, and no committee appreciating their responsibility would allow competitions to take place under
conditions which would bc a disgrace
to a country village and which effectually prevent champion athletes from
showing their true form.
The Rev. Wingfield, who entered the seventieth year of his
vicarate at Gulval, Penzance, was an invalid when he was
appointed to Gulval in 1839. He told with glee how Lord
Cottenham, then Chancellor, chaffed him soon after his
arrival concerning several applications for the living on the
ground that the new Vicar could not possibly I've long.
Mr. Wingfield, at the age of 94 had still an upright figure,
with the clear complexion of health, bright, piercing eyes
and hair not yet turned from grey to snow-white. He did
not believe in "systems of living" or that sort of thing, but
lived as ordinary people should. He was rarely in bed
before 11 p.m. and rose before 8 a.m. Being interviewed by
a newspaper man, he said: "I eat as much as is good for
an old man. I don't take as much as younger people, but
then I don't want to. One doesn't take so much exercise
when one is old, and therefore requires less. I touch no
wine but Mumm's "Extra Dry" champagne, and if very
tired I take a little of the best whisky in water."
Is not this an illustration of temperance in the true
significance of the word?
Re Mumm's "Extra Dry," we have only to say that the
genuine always carries the pink capsule, while "Selected
Brut" and "Cordon Rouge" bear the signature of G. H.
Mumm & Co. in full. It is well, when ordering champagne,
to look for these marks, as we can only guarantee these
wines when they pass through our hands.
Sole Agents for B.C.
Prices from $1.25 to $4.50
Oriental Importing Co.
Pickling Season
Of course "P.S." stands for post script, but that's nothing to
a good housewife compared to Pickling Season. You will find
everything needed here for your Pickling and Catsup festival.
Everything priced right for your pocketbook;
Malt Vinegar, per gallon, 75c or 65c; per bottle 20c
Cider Vinegar, per gallon  75c
White Wine Vinegar, per gallon  75c
Grape Vinegar, per bottle  60c
French Vinegar, per bottle  50c
Orange Vinegar, per bottle  35c
Tarragon Vinegar, per bottle  35c
Whole Pickling Spice, Bay Leaves, Chillies, Cinnamon,
Mace, Cloves, Allspice, etc.
Independent Grocers, 1317 Government Street
Tcls 50, 51, 52. Liquor Department Phone 1590
TENDERS for tbe purchase of the
five following described timber limits
will be received by the undersigned up
till noon of the 15th October, 1910.
Nos. 37719 to 37723 (both Inclusive).
Situate at Benton Creek, Lillooet District. The highest or any tender will
not necessarily be accepted.
September  17,   1910.
No. 1232 Government St., Victoria, B.C.
Wanted, J 000 Babies
Between now and Xmas to
be Photoed at the
(From Jersey City,   N. J.,    Evening
Journal, February 17, 1910.)
Indulgent Uncle—Jack, are you careful about your personal expenses these
"Yes, sir; I manage with some effort
to make them balance my income to the
exact cent."
The Hudson County Automobile
Club has made an appropriation for
the road committee, of which George
E. Blackslee is chairman, to defray
the expense of employing two men to
obtain signatures of property owners
along the Boulevard between Newark
Avenue and the Newark and New
York Railroad, on a petition to the
Board of Freeholders to pave that
section of the thoroughfare with
Bitulithic material.
The road bed of the Boulevard between the Newark and New York
Railroad and Bergen Point has been
recently relaid, but from the railroad
tracks to Newark Avenue it is in bad
shape. Seven and one-half years ago
a section of the Boulevard on the
"loop" near Hoboken was laid with
Bitulithic pavement, and it has never
had a cent spent on it for repairs
since, while thousands of dollars
have been expended annually on the
other sections. This is proof positive, say the Hudson Automobile Club
members, that the Bitulithic pavement is absolutely the best.
At thc March meeting of the Board
of Freeholders the road committee of
thc automobile club will wait on thc
board and ask them to put down the
Bitulithic pavement on the Boulevard between the Newark and New
York Railroad and Newark Avenue.
The appropriation for the Boulevard for 1909 was $110,000 for repairs
and maintenance and $250,000 for reconstruction. The pavement now being put down is what is known as
tar macadam, which while fairly serv-
iveable, is not thc best for developed
territory. The $250,000 for reconstruction last year was spent on that
section of the Boulevard between
Bergen Point and the Newark and
New York Railroad.
Fred Dunham, engineer in charge
of construction on the Boulevard is
of the opinion that the Boulevard for
its entire length of 19 miles should
be paved with the Bitulithic type of
roadway as recommended by State
Road Commissioner Gilkinson, and
also says this could be done for one
million dollars. The appropriation
for repairs and maintenance for 1910
is $110,000 and $250,000 has been asked for reconstruction.
"There is no question but that thc
Bitulithic type of pavement is the
best," says Mr. Dunham. "I would
like to see it laid thc entire length of
the Boulevard, for it is thc only thing
that will stand heavy trucking and
Residents all along the Boulevard
woud like to see the Bitulithic pave-
mtnt laid and it is probable that other organizations outside of thc Hudson County Automobile Club will
take up the matter and petition thc
Board of Freeholders for a appropriation sufficient to allow the laying ol
Bitulithic along the  entire  roadway.
How He Managed It
Mrs. Homer—Mrs. Neighbor's husband
must be a perfect man if there ever
was one.
Homer—Do you think so?
Mrs. Homer—Because she says he
never does anything wrong.
Homer—Oh, that's easily explained.
He never does anything.
Brought Down tbe House
"Did the auditors warm up as your
play progressed?"
"You bet they did. The theater
caught lire."
"Tommy," said tlie boy's father, sternly, "where are those six apples 1 left on
the table?"
"Father," said the boy, "I did not
touch one."
"Then how is It that there is only
one left?" demanded the father.
"That," replied Tommy, "is the one
I didn't touch."
Otter Point School
Sealed Tenders, superscribed "Tender
for Otter Point School," will be received
by the Hon. the Minister of Public
Works up to noon of Monday, the 3rd
day of October, 11)10, for the erection
and completion of a small one-room
school building at Otter Point, in the
Esquimalt Electoral District.
Plans, Specifications, Contract, and
Forms of Tender may be seen on and
after the lDth day of September, 1910,
at the offices of M. Emerson, Esq., Otter
Point, Secretary to the School Board, and
the Department of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate
of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable to the Hon. the
Minister of Public Works, for the sum
of $125, which shall be forfeited if the
party tendering' decline to enter into
contract when called upon to do so, or
if he fail to complete the work contracted for. The cheques or certificates
of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will
be returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless
made out on tlie forms supplied, signed
with the actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Pubile Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., September 15th, 1910.
sep 17
Sale of Land for Unpaid Delinquent Taxes and School Rates in
the Victoria District, Province of British Columbia
I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Wednesday, the 12th day of October, A.D. 1910, at the
hour of 11 o'clock a.m., in the Maple Leaf Committee Room of the Parliament Buildings, Victoria,
B.C., I shall sell by Public Auction the lands of the persons in the list hereinafter set out for the delinquent taxes unpaid by the said persons on the 31st day of December, 1909, and for interest, costs
and expenses, including the cost of advertising the said sale, if the total amount due is not sooner paid.
Companies Act
A  Practical  Test
Some visitors who were being shown
over a pauper lunatic asylum inquired
of the guide what method was used to
discover when the inmates were sufficiently   recovered  to  leave.
"Well," replied he, "you see It's this
this way. We have a big trough of
water, and we turns on the tap. Wc
leave It running and tells 'em to bail
out the water with pails until they
have emptied  the trough."
"How does that prove it?" asked one
of the  visitors.
"Well," said the guide, "them that
ain't idiots turns off the tap."
Mistake of Identity
A French sentinel In Algeria had for
colonel a very tall, lanky, round-shouldered man.
This round-shouldered colonel one
night was making a quiet inspection.
Passing the sentinel, he found, to his
rage and indignation, that he was not
challenged. So hc returned to the man
and roared:
"You didn't challenge me!"
"N-no, sir," faltered thc sentinel, saluting.
"Well, why didn't you?" tlie colonel
"Excuse me, sir," said the sentinel,
"but I thought—I beg your pardon, sir
—I thought you was a camel."
Province of British Columbia.
No.  74A  (1910)
Union Company, Limited," is authorised
and licensed to carry on business within
the Province of British Columbia, and to
carry out or effect all or any of the
objects of the Company to which the
legislative authority of tlie Legislature
of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company is
situate  at   Toronto,   Ontario,   Canada.
The head office of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
Edgar Crow Baker, Agent, whose address is Victoria aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.
Tiie amount of the capital of the Company is forty thousand dollars, divided
into four hundred shares.
Given   under   my   hand   and   Seal   of
Office  at  Victoria,   Province of British
Columbia,  this fifteenth day of August,
one thousand nine hundred and ten.
(L. S.) S.  Y.  WOOTTON.
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has  been  established  and  licensed  are:
To manufacture and sell pipe couplings and other articles of iron and
To manufacture, sell and deal in iron,
bronze and other metals, and
To carry on the work of manufacturing necessary or incidental to a general
machine shop,
sep 17
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, Jas. P. Crawford, of Spokane, Wash., occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted three
chains east of S.W. corner Lot 257, being Jas. P. Crawford's N.E. corner,
thence south 20 chuins more or less to
North Boundary See. 54, thence 70 chains
west along line Sec. 64, thence north
20 chains, more or less to soutli Boundary Lot 2(iS, tbence east 70 cliains, to
place of commencement, and containing
one hundred and forty acres, more or
Dated September Sth, 1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
Name of Person Assessed
Short Description of Property
24 acres S. E. corner of Sec. 79, as per Deed
No. 4445, L. R. 0	
16 acres, Lot B of See. 32, Map 718...
16 acres, Lot A of Sec. 32, Map 718...
JAMES STEELE    |103 acres, Bk. C. of Sections 6 and 17.
N. W. l/4 of Sec. 7, Township 10,160 acres    19.20
Delinquent Taxes
O   (A
£ ®
•j]   0*
c __
*-*-* a
__ _
Dated at Victoria, B.C., Sept. 10th, 1910.
Assessor and Collector, Victoria Assessment District.
Companies Act
District of Coast, Range III
TAKE NOTICE tliat Angus Kllbee
Stuart, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
Prospector, Intends to apply for permission to purchase tiie following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
about ten (10) chains distant and In a
south-easterly direction from lhe northeast corner of the Indian Reserve at
the mouth of the Salmon River, Dean
Channel, Const Range III, tiience cast
forty (40) chains; thence north to the
Soutli bank of tlie Salmon River approximately ten (10) cliains; thence following the south bank of the Salmon River
in a westerly and southerly direction to
point of commencement, and containing
eighty (SO) acres more or less,
Province of British Columbia.
No.   SB   (1910)
I HEREBY CERTIFY that "Raphael
Tuck % Sons Company, Limited," has
this day been registered as a Company
under the "Companies Act" to carry out
or elfect all or any of the objects of the
Company to whicii the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company is
situate in the City and State of New
York,  United  States  of America.
The head office of tiie Company ln
this Province is situate in the City of
Victoria, and David S. Tait, Barrister-
at-law, whose address is Victoria aforesaid,  is the attorney for the Company.
The amount of the capital of tlie
Company is two hundred thousand dollars, divided Into two thousand shares
of one  hundred  dollars  each.
The Company Is limited and the time
of its existence is thirty years from
thc 20th day  of March,   1891.
Given   under   my   hand   and   sea]   of
office at   Victoria,   Province  of  British
Columbia, this thirteenth duy of August,
one thousand  nine hundred and  ten.
(L.S.) S.   Y.  WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies,
The objects for which this Company
has been established and registered ate:
Art publishing und printing in ill ils
phases; the printing, lithographing,
engraving, publishing and manufacturing of books, drawings, paintings,
chromos, prints, pictures, cards, paper-
goods, fancy-goods and novelties of all
kinds: and the importing, exporting
and dealing in hunks, drawings, paintings, chromos, prints, pictures, paper-
goods, cards, colors, artists' materials,
fancy-goods, nnd novelties of all kinds,
sep 17
District of Renfrew
TAKE   TAKE NOTICE  that I, Samuel
M. Cochran,  of Seattle,  Wash.,  occupa-!
tion Real Estate Agent, intends to applj- j
for permission  to purchase the. follow- j
ing described  lands:—Commencing at  u
post plantod at the S.W. corner Lot 269, '
being   Samuel   M.   Cochran's   line   post I
Nortli   Boundary   (Initial   Post),   thence
west 40 cluiins; thence nortli  10 cliains;
tiience west   1(1  cluiins;  thence south  20
chains,  to  the  Line  Sec.   54,  tiience  15
chains   cust,    tiience   south   40   cluiins;
thence east ill) cliains;  thenee north  20
chains;  thence  w.-st  44   chains,  to placo
of commencement, and containing three
hundred and fifty aores, more or less.
Dated  September   Sth,   1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPiiee, Agent.
Take Notice that the undersigned resident of Victoria, B.C., occupation. Married Woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted 120 chains east of the northwest corner of Lot (II, thence running
SO cluiins cast, thence 25 chains smith;
thence 10 chains west; thence 20 chains
south; thence 70 chains west; thence 45
chains  mirth   to  place  of beginning,
Haled   Sept.   20,   1910.
Take Notice that the undersigned resident of Victorin, B.C., occupation, Prospector, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a pnst planted
30 chains north, 20 chains cast of the
north-west corner of Lot I. thence running 16 chains north, thenco 10 chains
west, thence 45 chains nortli. thence 40
chains wesl. thence 45 chains south.
thence :i" chains west, tiience 15 chains
south, theuce SO cliains east, to place of
Dated  Sept,   21,   1910.
Take Notice tliat the undersigned resident of Victoria, B.C., occupation, Prospector, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the  following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
7n chains north. 00 chains west of the
north-west cornei* of Lot 64. thence
running 80 chains east, thenoe 45 chains
south; thence 30 chains west; Ihence 20
chains soutn; ihence 10 chains west;
thence (0 chains north; thence lo chains
wesl; thence 25 chains north to place of
Haled  Sept.   22.   1910.
Grand Forks Court-house
Sealed Tenders, superscribed "Tender
for Court-house, Grand Forks," will be
received by the Honourable the Minister of Public Works up to noon of
Tuesday, the 25th day of October, 1910,
Cur   il rection   and   completion   of  a
brick and st  building at Grand Forks,
Plans, Spei Iflcatlons, Contract, and
Forms of Tender may be seen on and
after thi 2Kb day of September, 1910.
al the ollice of the Government Agent,
Grand Forks, and the Department of|
Public Works,   Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied
bv an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of
Canada, made payable to the Honourable
the Minister of Public Works, for the
sum of $3,000, which shall be forfeited
if the party tendering decline to enter
Into contract when called upon to do
so or if bc fail to complete the work
contracted for. The cheques or certificates oi' deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will ia- returned to them upon tlie
excel.I ion of llic contract.
Tenders will not  be considered unless
in ob I  on  Hie forms supplied, signed
with Ho* actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes
The lowest or any lender not necessarily accepted,
Public Works Engineer.
Department of Public Works,
Victoria, B.C., September 20th, 1910.
oct I
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, John H. Moore,
of Victoria, occupation Logger, Intends
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing
ut a post planted at the S.E. corner
Lot 272 and being John H. Moore's N.
E, enrner; thence west 1 GO chains; thence
south 10 chains; thence east 70 chains;
theuce north 20 chains; thence east 60
chains; thence south 40 chains; thence
east 40 chains; thence north 60 chains
lo place of commencement, and containing six hundred and twenty acres, more
or  less.
Dated September Sth,  1910.
act 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, Edward B.
Cadwell, of Detroit, Mich., occupation
Broker, intends to apply for permission
lo purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
at the S.E. corner of Lot 272, and being
Edward 11. Cndwcll's S.W. corner; thence
nortli 10 chains; thence east 120 chains;
theuce south 40 chains; thence west 120
chains to place of commencement, and
containing four hundred and eighty
acres,   more or  less.
Dated September sth, 1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, William C.
Crawford, of Spokane, Wash., occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described hinds:—Commencing at a post
planted at the S.E. comer Lot 269, and
being William C. Crawford's N.E. corner, thence west 10 chains; thence south
10 chains, along line Section 54, thence
east 10 chuins; thence north 40 chains
along line Lot 268 to place of commencement, and containing forty ncres, more
or less.
Dated   September  8th,   1910.
oct 1 By V. A. McPhee, Agent.
District of Coast, Range III
TAKE NOTICE that Maurice Cane, of
Victoria, B.C., occupation Mining Engineer, Intends to apply for permission
to purchnse tlie following described
lands:—Commenolng nt a post planted
adjoining the south-east corner post of
Lot 13 on Dean Channel, thence West
following the Southern Boundary of
Lot 18 forty (10) chains, thence south
following Ihe Eastern boundary of Lot
II forty ( 10) chains; thence following
the Northern Boundary of the Indian
Reserve twenty (20) chains more or
less, thence following tiie bank of the
River thirty (30) chains more or less,
and thence north twenty (20) chatns
more or less to point of commencement,
and containing one hundred and sixty
acres   more  or  less.
Dated Sept.   15,  1910.
oct 1 Angus K. Stuart, Agent.: THE WEEK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1910
Companies Act
July  lst,  11)10
Province of British Columbia.
No. S2A (liilO)
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that "Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Limited," is
authorized and licensed to carry on business within the Provinee of British Columbia, and to carry out or effect all or
any of the objects of the Company to
which the legislative authority of the
Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company is
situate In the City of Victoria, Britisli
Columbia, Canada.
The head office of the Company in
this Province is situate In Victoria
aforesaid and William John Taylor.
Barrister-at-law, whose address is Victoria aforesaid, is the attorney for the
The amount of the capital ot the
Company is fifteen million dollars, divided into one hundred and fifty thousand shares.
Given under my hand and Seal of
Office at Victoria, Province ut' Britisli
Columbia, this twenty-fifth day of
August, one thousand nine hundred and
(L. S.) S.   Y.   WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies
The objects for which this Company
has  been  established  and   licensed  are:
To purchase, lease or otherwise acquire coal fields and coal lands, ore
bearing properties, mineral lands, mining locations, mining and surface rights,
timber milits, wood lands and timber
lands, oil fields and privileges, natural
gas lands and properties, water lots,
water powers, and privileges and other
rights, privileges, easements and licenses.
To lay out, construct, purchase, lease
or otherwise acquire, maintain, operate
and  manage:
(1) Mines of coal, iron or other minerals whatsoever, oil wells and wells of
natural gas, mining structures, plant,
mills, pipe lines, buildings, machinery
and appliances of every description;
(2) Collieries, smelters, furnaces,
mills, plant and machinery for the raising, manufacture, refining or treatment
of  coal  and   ores  of  every  description;
(3) Shops, mills and works for the
manufacture, treatment, or handling of
coal or coke or any produce or by-product thereof or of any product or byproduct of ores of any description, or for
the manufacture, treatment or handling
of timber, lumber, pulpwood of every
description and the products and byproducts thereof, and for the manufacture, treatment or handling of oils, both
lubricating and burning, of asphalt,
pitch, tar, paints, acids, clays, sandstone, cement, bricks, and any other
manufactures of metal, wood or other
materials whatsoever, whether severally
or Incombination;
(4) Power houses, structures, plant
and equipment for the levelopment, generation, transmission or utilization of
water, steam. Llcctric or other powers
and structures and plant for any form
of heating and lightning; provided
however, that the sale, transmission or
distribution of electric, pneumatic, hydraulic or other power or force beyond
the lands of the company shall be subject to local and municipal regulations
in that behalf;
•(B) Steamships and vessels, piers,
docks, dry-docks, wharves, slips, basins,
and all incidental structures and appliances;
(6) Bridges, roads, tramways, on
lands owned or controlled by the Company, aerial carriers, trails and ways
of every description, yards and tracks
for the storage or handling of any of
the Company's products or for the delivery thereof to adjacent railways; and
(7) Offices, stores, shops, grain elevators, hotels, boarding houses, dwellings, workmen's houses, restaurants and
buildings of every description;
To-act as agents, commission agents,
forwarders, carriers by water, and to
purchase, sell and deal In any manufactures or products of the works hereinbefore specified, or any commodities,
merchandise or manufactures which maybe conveniently handled therewith, and
are germane to the objects herein specified;
To purchase, acquire, sell and deal in
any exclusive rights, patent rights, privileges or licenses ln connection with
the business  of  the Company;
To promote, aid and encourage immigration and assist Immigrants ln any
way that may be desirable;
To guarantee any Indebtedness whether bonded or otherwise of any company authorized to conduct any business
within or similar to the powers of the
To Issue In payment or part payment
for any property rights or privileges
acquired by the Company or for any
guarantees of the Company's securities,
or for services rendered, shares of the
Company's capital stock, whether subscribed for or not, as fully paid and
non-assessable or the Company's securities;
To acquire the stock, securities or undertaking of any other company having
for one of Its objects the exercise of any
other powers of the Company or to
transfer Its undertaking or assets to,
or ot amalgamate with any such Company;
To enter Into any partnership or other
arrangements for the sharing of profits,
union of interests, co-operation, joint
venture, reciprocal concession or otherwise with any person or company carrying on or Intendlnir to carry on any
business wlilqh this Company Is authorized to carry on or is capable of being conducted so as to benefit the Company; and
To acquire by purchase or otherwise,
hold, sell, and deal In the business, assets, good will and securities of any
other company having for one of Its objects the exercise of any of the powers
of the Company, or carrying on any
business capable of being conducted so
as to benefit the company, and to promote or assist ln promoting any such
other company or any subsidiary company, and to pay out of the funds of the
Company the costs and expenses of such
promotion or assistance,
sep 17
NOTICE is hereby given that Arthur
E. Hepburn will, within thirty days
from this date, apply to the Assistant
Commissioner of Lands at Victoria for
a licence to prospect for coal on the
lands and under the area described as
Commencing at a post at the N. E.
corner of the N. W. quarter of Section
:), Mayne Island, Cowichan District;
thence west one mile; thence north one
mile; thence east one mile; thence south
one. mile to point of commencement.
Dated this ,30th day of August, li)10.
sep 17       Harry Mclvor Hepburn, Agent.
Entered Vol. 27, Fol. 213, Dated 1G-U-10
By D. B. T. No. 11, 11)10.
Victoria, Sept. 15, 1910, Registry,
in   tlie  Matter of  Registered  Plan   014,
Corporation  of tlie District of Oak
Bay,  Victoria District,   British  Columbia,
Befure   the  Honourable,   the  Chief  Jus-
lice, in Chambers,   Alonday, the 12th
day of September, 1010.
Upon   reading  the Petition  of Arthur
Williamson Taylor, Hilda Tilley, Richard
L.   Drury,   Jeanette   Cusack,   Frederick
B.   Pemberton,   William   Curtis   Sampson, Albert Cotton, George O. Leask and
the   British   Columbia  Electric   Railway
Company, Limited, and the affidavits of
Chartres  C.  Pemberton  and  Richard  L.
Drury, verifying such petition, and upon
hearing Mr. Hanington in support of an
application  under  Section  seventy   (70)
of   tlie   Land   Registry   Act   to   amend
Registered Plan, number 014 of the District of Oak Bay, Victoria District.
lt is ordered that unless cause to the
contrary be shewn within one month
from the date of the first publication
hereof, such Registered Plan shall be
then amended and that such plan shall
then be as appears in Exhibit "D," attached to the said ali davit of Richard
L. Drury.
It Is further ordered that this order
shall be published weekly for one month
In a newspaper,  printed  and  published
in tlie said City of Victoria,
sep 17 _ G. HUNTER, C.J.
Companies Act
NOTICE is hereby given that Arthur
E. Hepburn will, within thirty days
from this date, apply to the Assistant
Commissioner of Lands at Victoria for
a licence to prospect for coal on the
lands nnd under the area described as
Commencing at a post at the N. E.
corner of the N. AV. qunrter of Section
0, Mayne Island, Cowichan District;
thence east one mile; thence north one
mile; thence west one mlle; thence south
one mile of commencement.
Dnted this 30th day of August, 11)10.
sep 17       Harry Mclvor Hepburn, Agent.
Province of British Columbia.
No.   80A   (1010)
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that "Chapman and Walker, Limited," is authorized
and licensed to carry on business within
the Province of British Columbia, and
to carry out or effect all or any of the
objects of the Company to which the
legislative authority of the Legislature
of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company Is
situate at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The head office of the Company In
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
James Hill Lawson, jr., Barrister, whose
address is Victoria, aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.
The amount of the capital of the Company ls fifty thousand dollars, divided
into five hundred shares.
Given under my hand and seal of
office at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this twenty-third day of
August, one thousand nine hundred and
(L. S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has  been  established and  licensed are:
To manufacture, buy, sell and deal
In all kinds of electrical, gas, steam
and other machinery appliances and supplies and all articles into the manufacture of which Avood or metal enters,
and all  by-products thereof, and
To carry on the business of a general
construction Company and contractors
and to enter into contracts for construction and execute all descriptions
of works,
sep 17
NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made under Part V.
of thc "AVater Act, 1000," to obtain a
licence in the Esquimau Division' of
A'ictoria District.
(a) The name, address, and occupation of the applicant—Albert Edward
(b) The name of the lake, stream, or
source (if unnamed, the description is)
Tlie Easterly stream flowing into Albert Head Lagoon on Section 51, Esquimalt   District.
(e) The point of diversion—near
mouth   of  stream.
(d) The quantity of water applied for
(in cubic feet per second) four cubic
feet per second.
(e) The character of the proposed
works—It Is proposed to force the water
by steam motor or force pump to place
ul user.
(f) The premises on whicli the water
is to be used —on Section 40, Esquimau
(g) The purposes for wliieh -lie water
is to be used—domestic, irrigation and
(h) If for irrigation, describe tlie land
Intended to bc irrigated, giving acreage
—Section 40, containing sixty-live acres.
(i) If the water is to lie used for
power or mining purposes, de.cribe the
place where tho water is to be returned
to some natural channel, and the difference in altitude between point of diversion and point of return—not to be returned.
(j) Area of Crown land intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—
(k) This notice was posted on the
Oth day of September, 1010, and application will be made to the Commissioner
on the 10th day of October, 1010.
(1) Give the names and address of
any riparian proprietors or licensees
who or whose lands are likely to be
affected by the proposed works, either
above or below the outlet—Producers
Rook and Gravel Coy., Store Street, A'ictoria, B.C.
Albert Head, B.C.
Note—One  cubic   foot   per  second   is
equivalent to 35.71 miner's inches,
sep 10
NOTICE is hereby given that the reserve existing upon the lands embraced
in special Timber Licences No. 20280,
situated near Sechelt Inlet, New Westminster District, is cancelled, and that
the said lands will be open for location
under the provisions of the Land Act,
at midnight on October 14th, 1010.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria,  July  14,  1010.
District of Vancouver Island
TAKE NOTICE that I, Reginald Jaeger agent for Samuel Grossman, of
Vancouver, B.C., occupation Surveyor,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands In
Township 24, Rupert District:—Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of Section 22; thenee SO
chains east; thence 80 chains north;
thence 80 chains west; thence SO chains
south  to point  of commencement.
Dated 30th August, 1910.
In  the matter of an Application  for a
Duplicate    Certificate    of Title    to
Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, Block 10, Shawnigan  Lake   Suburban  Lots     (Map
218a), Malahat District.
NOTICE Is hereby given that It is my
Intsntlon at the expiration of one month
from  the  date  of  the  lirst  publication
hereof  to  issue  a Duplicate  Certificate
of Title to said lands issued to Justin
Gilbert, on the   8th day of April,   1004,
and numbered 0S45e.
sep 10 Registrar General of Titles.
NOTICE is hereby given that Arthur
E. Hepburn will, within thirty days
from this date, apply to the Assistant
Commissioner of Lands at Victoria for
a licence to prospect for coal on the
lands and under the area described as
Commencing at a post at the N. E.
eorner of the N. W. quarter of Section
0, Mayne Island, Cowichan District,
thence east one mile; thence south one
mile; thence west one mile; thence north
one mile to point of commeneement.
Dated this 30th day of August, 1910.
sep 17       Harry Mclvor Hepburn, Agent.
Examinations for the position of Inspector of Steam Boiler and Machinery,
under the "Steam Boilers Inspection
Act, 1901," will be held at the Parliament Buildings, Victoria, commencing
November 7th, 1010. Application and
Instruction forms can be had on application to the undersigned, to whom the
former must be returned correctly filled
in, not later than October 24th, 1910.
Salary, $130.00 per month, Increasing at
the rate of $5.00 per month each year
to a maximum of J1S0.00.
Chief  Inspector  of  Machinery.
New Westminster, B. C.
IN THE MATTER OF the "Navigable
Waters' Protection Act," being chapter 115 of the Revised Statutes of
Canada,   1006.
TAKE NOTICE that James R. Stewart, in pursuance of Section 7, of tlie
above named Act, has deposited the
plans of work and description of the
proposed site thereof, to be constructed
upon all that foreshore and submerged
land ln AA'est Bay of A'ictoria Harbour,
B.C., lying adjacent and pertaining lo
Lots 6 (six) and 7 (seven) of Section
32 (thirty-two), Esquimau District, and
more particularly described as follows:
COMMENCING at a point north fifty-
six degrees and forty-five minutes East
(N. 56 deg. 45 mln. E.) and twenty-
eight and seven-tenths (28.7) feet from
the intersection of West boundary of
Lot 6 with High AVater Mark of AVest
Bay, thence south eleven degrees and
six minutes East (S. 11 deg. 06 min. E.)
a distance of six hundred nnd sixty-
seven feet (667 ft.), thence East a distance of one hundred feet (100 ft.),
tbence north a distance of seven hundred feet (700 ft.), more or less, to
shore line, nnd thence following shoreline to point of commencement.
AND TAKE NOTICE that at the expiration of one month from date of
publication hereof application will be
made to the Governor In Council for approval thereof.
DATED at A'ictoria, Britisli Columbia,
this  10th. day of August,  1010.
aug 20 Solicitors for Applicants.
NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty
days after date, I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum upon the land and under the
foreshore and under the water in Ru*
pert District, described as follows :-
Commencing at a post planted at tht
north-east corner of Section 27, Township 2, Rupert District; thence south SO
chains; thence east SO chains; thenee
north to the north-west corner of Sec
tion 25, on the beach; following the
sinuosities of the shore line to place
of commencement; known as "No. "
Dated  July 4th,  1910.
aug 20        R. W. WILKINSON, Locator
NOTICE Is hereby given that the reserve existing upon the lands embraced
in special Timber Licences Nos. 28062,
28963 and 2S964, situated in Goldstream
District, is cancelled, and that the said
lands will be open for location under
the provisions of the Land Act at midnight on October 14 th, 1010.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands
Lands Department,
Victoria,  July  14,  1910.
jy 16
Companies Act
District of Rupert
TAKE NOTICE that D. C. McDonald,
of Russell, Manitoba, occupation Agent,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted one mile
west of the north-east corner of Section 12, township 21, thence west SO
chains; thence south 40 chains; thence
east SO chains; thence north 40 chains
to point of commencement and containing 320 acres more or less.
Dated June 15,  1910.
jy 23 F. M. Kelly, Agent.
District of Rupert
TAKE NOTICE that W. W. W. Wilson, of Russell, Manitoba, occupation
Student-at-Law, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described  lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about
one mile north of the north-west corner of Section 12, Township 21, thence
north 40 chains; thence east SO chains;
thence south 40 chains; thence west SO
chains to point of commencement and
containing 320 acres more or less.
Dated June 15, 1910.
William Wilbur Wilfred Wilson
jy23 F. M. Kelly, Agent.
District of Rupert
TAKE NOTICE that R. H. Keay, of
Shellmouth, Manitoba, occupation Farmer, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
about 20 chains north of the south-east
corner of Timber License 35038, thenee
north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;
thence south 80 chains; thence west 80
chains to point of commencement and
containing 640 acres more or less.
Dated June 16, 1910.
jy23 F. M. Kelly, Agent.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands for a License to prospect for Coal and Petroleum on the following described land,
situate on the north side of West Arm,
Quatsino Sound, Vancouver Island, commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of section 13, township 32,
Rupert District, thence north 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains; thence south 80
chains; thence west 80 chains to point
of commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
aug 13 Frank Patterson, Agent.
NOTICE Is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for a
License to prospect for Coal and Petroleum on the following described land,
situate on the north side of West Arm
of Quatsino Sound, A'ancouver Island,
commencing at a post planted at the
south-west corner of Section 14, Township 32, Rupert District, thence north
80 chains, thence east 80 chains; thence
south 80 chains; thence west SO chains
to point of commencement, containing
640 acres more or less. Located July
11, 1010.
aug 13 Frank Patterson, Agent.
NOTICE is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands for a License to prospect for Coal and Petroleum on the following described land,
situate on the north side of West Arm,
Quatsino Sound, Vancouver Island,
commencing at a post planted at the
south-east corner of Section 10, Township 32, Rupert District, thence north
SO chains; tiience west SO chains; thence
south SO chains; thence east SO chains
to point of commencement, containing
640 acres, more or less. Located July
11, 1910.
aug 13 Frank Patterson, Agent.
NOTICE  Is  hereby  given   that  thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Chief   Commissioner   of  Lands   for  Li-
ense   to  prospect  for  Coal   and   Petroleum upon the following described land
situate on the north  side of West Arm
Quatsino  Sound,  commencing at a post
planted at the south-west corner of section   2,   township   32,   Rupert   District,
Vancouver    Island,     thence    north    SO
chains;   thence   east   SO   chains;   thence
south 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
along salt water to point of commenoe-
ent.    Located July 11, 1010.
aug IS Frank Patterson, Agent.
NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty
days after date, I intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands for a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum
upon the land and under the foreshore
and under the water in Rupert District,
described as follows:—Commencing at a
post planted on the beach at the southwest corner of section 27, township 2,
Rupert District; thence north SO chains;
thence west SO chains; thence south to
the shore line; thence following the sinuosities of the shore line to place of
commencement, known as "Claim 2."
Dated July 4th,  1910.
aug 20        R. W. WILKINSON,  Locator
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, AV. T. Colman
of Seattle, Wash., occupation Real Estate Agent, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post
planted at the S.W. corner Lot 257, be
ing AV. T. Column's S.E. corner, thence
40.00 chains north, 40.00 chains west,
40.00 chains south, thence 40.00 chains
east to place of commencement, and
containing one hundred and sixty acres
more or less.
Dated September 7th, 1010.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, Wm. M. Steln-
metss, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Clerk,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at the
N.E. corner of Lot 26S and being Wm.
M. Steinmet's S.E. corner, thence nortli
40 chains; thence west SO .chains; thence
south 40 chains; tiience east SO chains
to place of commencement, and containing three hundred and twenty acres,
more or less.
Dated September Oth, 1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that I, I. D. Moore,
of Seattle, Wash,, occupation Clerk, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted at angle
No. 1 of the South Boundary Lot 271
and being L. D. Moore's Initial Post,
thence north 40 chains; thence west SO
ehains; thence south 20 chains, more or
less, to line of Sec. 54; thence east along
line of Sec. 54, 70 chains; thence south
along line of Sec. 54, 40 chains; thence
east 20 chains, thence north 20 chains to
place of commencement, and containing
two hundred and fifty-six acres, more
or less.
Dated   September  Sth,   1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.
Take Notice that the undersigned resident of Victoria, B.C., occupation, Prospector, Intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted
40 chnins 10. of tiie north-west corner
of Lot 64; thence running SO cliains
east, tiience 65 chains soutli; tiience 10
chains west; thence 40 chains nortli;
thence 70 chains west; thence 25 chains
nortli to plnce of beginning.
Dated Sept.  22,  1910.
Ofl nfl.f_.fl.'
Province of British Columbia.
No. S1A,  (1010)
Tugwoll & Company, Limited," is authl
orised and licensed to carry on business?
within tlie Province of Britisli ColumJ
bia, and to carry out or effect all of
any of the objects of the Company td
which tlie legislative authority of tha
Legislature of British Columbia extends!
'I'he head office of the Company i.-|
situate at Toronto,  Ontario, Canada.
The head office of the Company irl
tliis Province Is situate at Victoria!
and Ernest Victor Bodwell, Barrister-f
at-Law, whose address is Victoria afore*|
said, is tlie attorney for the Company.
The amount of the capital of tha
Company is sixty thousand dollars, di-J
vided   into  six  hundred shares.
Given under my hand and Seal ol
Office at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this twenty-sixth day oJ
August, one thousand nine hundred ancl
(L.S.) S.   Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies!
The objects for which this Companj|
lias   been   established  and  licensed   are
To manufacture, buy, sell, and deal
and vvith photographers' supplies;
To take over the business carried orl
at tlie said City of Toronto by H. F|
Sharpe   &   Company;
To carry on any other business]
whether manufacturing or otherwisd
whicli may seem to the Company capl
able of being conveniently carried on
in connection with the above or calcu-l
lated directly or indirectly to enhanca
the value of or render profitable an_j
of the Company's property or rights:
To acquire and undertake the whold
or any part of the business propertjl
and liabilities of any person or CompanjT
carrying on any business which this)
Company is authorized to carry on
possessed of property suitable for tluj
purposes of this Company;
To apply for, purchase or otherwis
acquire any patents, brevets d'invention
licenses, concessions, and the like conl
ferring any exclusive or non-exclusivj
or limited rights to use or any secre!
or other information as to any invenl
tion whicli may seem capable of beina
used for any of the purposes of thj
Company or the acquisition of whicli
may seem calculated directly or indif
rectly to benefit this Company and ta
use, exercise, develop or grant license!
In respect of or otherwise turn to acl
count tlie property rights or inl:ormatioi|
so acquired;
To enter into any agreement for sharl
ing profits, union of interests, co-operl
Mtion, joint adventure, reciprocal conl
cession or otherwise with any persoi)
or Company currying on or engaged lif
or about to carry on or engage in anjl
business or transaction whicii this com-1
pany is authorized to carry on or enl
guge in or any business or transaction
capable of being conducted so as direct!
ly or indirectly to benefit this Com!
pany and to lend money to, guarantee!
the contracts of, or otherwise assist)
any such person or Company and td
take or otherwise acquire shares ami
securities of any such Company and tor
sell, hold, re-issue with or without guar-]
antee or otherwise deal with the same;l
To take or otherwise acquire and hold!
shares in any other Company having!
objects altogether or in part similar tol
those of this Company or carrying onl
any business capable of being conducted!
so as directly or indirectly to benefit|
this  Company;
To promote any Company or Com-1
panies for the purpose of acquiring all!
or any of the property and liabilities I
of this Company or for any other pur-1
pose which may seem directly or indi-J
rectly calculated to benefit this Company;
To  enter into  any arrangement  with
any Government or authorities, municipal, local  or otherwise that  may  seem ]
conducive  to  the Company's  objects  or
any  of  them  and  to  obtain   from  any
such    government    or    authority    any ]
rights, privileges and concessions which
the Company may think it desirable to |
obtain  and   to   carry  out,   exercise  and
comply   with   any   such   arrangements,
rights, privileges and concessions, and
To sell or dispose of tlie undertaking
of the Company or any part thereof |
for such consideration as tlie Company
may think fit and In particular for |
shares, debentures or securities of any
other Company having objects altogether
or in part similar to those of this
sep 17
District of Renfrew
NOTICE is hereby given that, thirty
days after date, I intend to apply to
the Chief Commissioner of Lands for
a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described foreshore lands and lands covered with
water:—Commencing at a post planted
on the foreshore, about 70 chains west
of the mouth of Muir Creek, in the
District of Renfrew, In the Province
of Britisli Columbia, and marked "C.
B. D.'s N.W. cor. post"; thence south
80 chains; thenee east SO chains; thence
north SO chains; thence west 80 chains;
following the sinuosities of the shoreline to tlie point of commencement and
intended to contain 640 acres, more
or less.
Dated this Srd day of September, 1010.
sep 17 Agent for C. E. Daniell.
NOTICE is hereby given that Arthur
E. Hepburn will, within thirty days
from this date, apply to the Assistant
Commissioner of Lands at Victoria for
a licence to prospect for coal on the
lands and under the area described as
Commencing at a post on the North
Boundary of Section 6, Mayne Island,
Cowichan District, twenty (20) chains
West from the North-cast corner post
of Section 6; thence north one mile;
thence east one mile; thence south one
mile; thence west one mile to point of
Dated this 30th day of August, 1010.
sep 17       Harry Mclvor Hepburn, Agent.
District of Renfrew
TAKE NOTICE that T, Chas. A. Phelps |
of Grand Rapids, Mich., occupation Merchant, intends to apply for permission j
to purchase the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post plantedl
at the N.E. corner Lot 3 and being I
Chas. A. Phelps' N.AV. enrner, thencel
south 20 chains; thence east 60 chains; I
thence nortli 20 chains; thenco west 001
cliains to place of commencement, andl
containing one hundred and twenty |
acres,   more   or  less.
Dated   September  Oth.  1910.
oct 1 By D. A. McPhee, Agent.] THE WEEK, SATURDAY, OCTOBEE 1, 1910
What About Parlor Furniture ?
We Have the Selection Worth Looking at
We would like to draw your attention to our parlor furniture. We have some beautiful pieces and set .for this room of yours. Its lovely to
have a nicely furnished parlor, and the only place to buy, to have it really artistically furnished, and with exceptionally good furniture at a moderate price,
is right here. You can furnish your parlor cheaply if you want to, but you can't do it from here. We have the article, and you get ioo cents in value for your
And that's the best we can do, and we are sure that is all you want.   When we furnish your parlor it is a furnished parlor for years, not for a few months
only.   Come and see what we have to show you.
3-Piece Set, in Mahogany, upholstered in silk tapestry.   Price $125.00
2-Piece Set, in Mahogany, upholstered in tapestry  $42.50
3-Piece Set, in Mahogany finish, upholstered in green denim  $32.50
3-Piece Set, in Mahogany, upholstered in green denim.   Price.. $75.00
3-Piece Set, in Walnut, upholstered in figured silk  $30.00
3-Piece Set, Mahogany finish, upholstered in velour  $35.00
In Mahogany finish, upholstered in tapestry $25.00
In Mahogany finish, upholstered in red silk $22.00
In Mahogany finish, upholstered in figured silk $42.00
In Mahogany finish, upholstered in green denim $18.00
Hollow-seat Easy Chair, upholstered in tapestry $11.00
Fancy-figured Velour Easy Chair, a very pretty design. Price $20.00
Walnut Easy Chair, upholstered in figured brocade $25.00
Upholstered in Cretonne, light shade $30.00
Easy Chair, upholstered in green mohair $32.00
Very Handsome Easy Chair, upholstered in figured brocade. Price $45.00
Reception Chair, beautifullly inlaid in floral design, and upholstered in heavy brocaded silk  .$40.00
Reception Chair, in Mahogany finish, carved, upholstered in light
tapestry $10.00
Reception Chair, Mahogany finish, upholstered in silk.   Price $10.00
Reception Chair, Mahogany, upholstered in blue chintz.   Price $17.00
Reception Chair, Mahogany, upholstered in green denim.   Price. .$12.00
Arm Chair, Mahogany finish, upholstered in green denim. Price... $8.50
Rocker to match above  $9.00
Arm Chair, Mahogany finish, upholstered in figured silk.   Price.. .$18.00
Beautifully Upholstered in cretoone .......... ............. $37.50
High-backed Chesterfield, upholstered in light floral design $50.00
High-backed Sofa, upholstered in green tapestry, with floral design $50.00
Couch, upholstered in red velour $15.00
Lounge, with fancy drape cover $20.00
Lounge, upholstered in tapestry, old rose and green combination. .$16.00
Lounge, upholstered in green tapestry $18.00
Complete Home Furnishers
Victoria, B.C.
(Continued from Page 1)
decision of the Commissio.
11 tend in that direction. If
lis is so it is all the more the
ty of every British Columbian
10 realises the value of training
opposed to mere education to
fntribute his mite to the little
■eamlet of public opinion which,
jough slowly, yet surely flows,
d grows as it flows, until some
|ty it will sweep away the arti-
ial barrier which a dollar-seek-
g age has erected against the
be cultivation of the human
lenities. Of the silly sugges-
ons which the Victoria Times
is thrown out as to "mala, fides"
l the part of the Government, or
_e Minister of Education for de-
ying the publication of the Re-
irt nothing need be said; for
hile it would undoubtedly have
sen better to have accepted it
id published it on June 28th,
■e whole incident is so insignifi-
,nt in comparison with the find-
g of the Commission that only,
small mind would waste any
tne on it. i
The Battle of the Pavements
miot yet be considered at an end.
be Week has always favoured
;)od blocks on a concrete founda-
>n for down-town use where the
iffic is heavy. In the absence of
ything better it has favoured
ohalt for residential sections
;iere the traffic is light. Whilst
ing this it has not been unmind-
1 of the drawbacks of asphalt in
extreme slipperiness and a ten-
icy for the sheeting, or covering
wear through in places. During
last week an opportunity has
n offered to investigate the
ims of Bitulithic Avith the re
sult that there is little doubt about
the superiority of the latter under
all conditions where the strongest and most durable pavement is
required. In the opinion of The
AVeek, however, Bitulithic must
be considered mainly in comparison with wood-block pavement, because it is a thick, heavy pavement
whicii is at its best under heavy
traffic. An eight-inch Bitulithic
pavement costs in Victoria $2.50
a square yard, as against $3.75
for creosoted blocks. Its life is
probably longer; it is not slippery or porous; it never cracks;
it is waterproof and economical to
clean and repair. It is at present
in use in over one hundred cities.
In Canada it started in 1902 with
13,000 square yards and in 1909
had 744,000. In Toronto alone
it has 275,000 and is laid on 100
streets. These facts show that it
is at least worthy of the closest in-
vestigation. For residential
streets tlie same company has a
thinner pavement similarly constructed, wliieh only costs $1.90
per square yard as against $2.00
for asphalt. Tlie AVeek, whilst
not pretending to appraise the exact relative values of the two systems, thinks that Bitulithic should
be tested in ATietoria, as if it
meets all other requirements there
is no question that it will prove to
be tlie cheapest in maintenance.
A section in The AVeek office,
wliieh lias been laid in a Portland
street nine and a half years shows
little sign of wear.
Tlie name of Mr. Rust, the respected City Engineer of Toronto,
has been brought prominently before the citizens of Arictoria during the last few weeks. It may, or
may not have been a good thing
to have secured his services, and
now that a satisfactory agreement has been concluded with Mr.
Angus Smith, it is a subject
which cannot be debated. At the
same time The AA'eek cannot overlook the fact that just when the
curiosity of A^ictorians with respect to Mr. Rust and his attainments had been aroused an Eastern despatch was industriously
published by the local press to
the effect that he had been asked
to resign because it had been discovered that the City Reservoir
was in a filthy and unsanitary condition. The AVeek particularly
requests its readers to peruse an
article appearing in the current
issue which is copied from The
Toronto AVeekly Star of last Saturday, entitled "Engineer Rust
and Controller Foster." The Star
is a thoroughly reliable paper
and may bo trusted to give a correct ami intelligent account of
anything of importance which has
transpired. There are two remarkable features of The Star's
report which might have been
written expressly for Arictoria;
the one is that Mr. Rust has been
subjected to a policy of unintelligent "nagging"; tlie other is that
the "nagging" proceeded from
Controller Foster. Mr. Rust's experience in Toronto so closely resembles Mr. Smith's in Victouia
that only the unintelligent intellect could fail to grasp the deadly
parallel. On the matter of the
Controller, however, this much
remains to be said, that there arc
certain important officials in the
City of Victoria who are credited with the desire to bring the
present system of city government
into disrepute and to substitute
Controllership. The experience
of Toronto would seem to create a
doubt whether the change would
terminate all the ills of civic
mismanagement, including   unin
telligent "nagging."
The AA7eek is utterly opposed to
the project for building a theatre
on the vacant land belonging to
the City in the rear of the Empress Hotel. In takint;' this stand
it cannot be charged with any
lack of appreciation of the value
and importance of theatrical performances, to the discussion ancl
criticism of which it devotes far
more space than the two daily
papers. But there are several
strong reasons why it hopes that
no by-law will be carried in favour of the project referred to. The
first is that the location is altogether unsuitable; it is too fnr
from the centre of thc City and
from the centre of population. If
anyone will refer to the map he
will find that the real centre <>t
population lies at least half u
mile northeast of the City Hall,
which is a full mile from the proposed site. Nor does this cover
all the ground as to location; The
Week believes that any theatre
upon public ground should be
placed where all classes of the
community can reach it with the
least* inconvenience. To go to
the Empress Hotel is to consult
the convenience of the well-to-do
people as against that of the
masses, and as the latter constitute at least 80 per cent, of thc
population, it is an unfair proposition. If a theatre is to be built
on City property it should bc either on the site of the old market,
which is about to be vacated bv
the V. & S. Ry. Co., or on tlie
broad part of Pandora Avenue, nt
the intersection with Cook Street.
Either site would be perfectly fair
in its location to all classes of the
community and would be conveniently served by the tramway system. But The AVeek is not in
favour of the scheme at all. It
holds that the City should either
go in for a Municipal theatre and
own it entirely, or leave the proposition strictly alone. The present
project simply means financing for
Theatrical Syndicates. Anyone
who has followed theatrical affairs for the last few years knows
that in upwards of a hundred
cities the Klaw & Erlanger Syn-
cate has been lighting the Schubert Syndicate, and that the campaign has now reached the Pacific
Coast. These two powerful syndicates are fighting for control.
Why should Victoria pull the
chestnuts out of the fire for either
of them? They cannot afford to
leave us out of the circuit, and the
fact that Klaw & Erlanger have already taken a three years lease of
the old theatre, and that the owners have agreed to spend a considerable sum in improving it, is
a guarantee that for that time at
any rate A'ictoria will be assured
of the bookings of the K. & E.
Syndicate. Meanwhile, although
The AVeek admits that the old
theatre is inadequate, it holds that
the two syndicates should be left
to fight the matter out between
themselves with thc certainty that
one, if not two, modern theatres
will emerge from the conflict. If
it had the slightest doubt on this
point it would hold up both hands
for Mr. Leiser's project; but it
has not, nnd therefore it would be
fnr wiser for the City to sell the
valuable site near the Empress
nnd apply the funds ns some slight
alleviation of the present execs,
ive taxation. THE WEEK, SATUEDAY, OCTOBEE 1, 1910
Sensible   Autumn   Wedding   Gift
Nowa-days in Wedding Presents something serviceable and practical is
quite taking the place of a "frippery." This does indeed argue well for the
march of intellect. To us, the best gift is the one that can enter into life's
reality and lighten the care and trouble of each passing day. We do not know
of a more pleasing present to give a young couple than
A   Gas  Range, Gas Radiator   or   Gas   Grate
A Gas Range will do anything that a coal range will
do and do it better, because the heat can be regulated to a nicety. No more backaches from lifting
heavy coal scuttles, no carrying of ashes or chopping wood, no washing of sooty pots and pans. A
good Gas Range would make them laugh at the
high price of coal.
A Gas Radiator or Gas Grate can be lighted in a
second—just a match-scratch and a turn of the tap
and the whole room will be well heated in a few
minutes without the bother of building a fire. Will
not only give pleasant warmth without any trouble,
but will decorate and beautify the home.
For a Wedding Present what could be better than either of these to lighten
the housewife's labor and build up the head of the family's bank account?
We can offer a Gas Range for $20, a handsome English Gas Grate for $15,
a Gas Radiator as low as $5.
Head Salesroom, 652 Yates Street
Telephone 2479
Miss Madge Gibson has returned
from a visit to Sooke.
* *   *
Mr. W. E. Fisher, from Prince
Rupert, is in town for a tew days.
* *   *
Mr. Townsend, from Nelson, is a
guest in the city for a few days.
* *   *
Miss Aline MacKay has returned
from a visit to Duncans.
* *   *
Mrs. C. J. Fagan is visiting relatives in New Westminster.
* *   *
Miss Pkyllis Mason is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Ambery of this city.
*     *     *
Miss M. Paddon of Mayne Island,
is visiting Mrs. F. B. Pemberton.
* *   *
Miss Gladys Campbell, Vancouver,
is staying at "Roccabella."
* *   *
Mr. B. MacGacean from Vancouver
is in Victoria on a short visit.
* *   *
Miss Bowron left on Saturday for
Banff where she will spend her holidays.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jones have
returned from a most enjoyable visit
to Seattle and Portland.
* *   *
His Honor thc Lieutenant-Governor and Mrs. Paterson have returned
from a visit to thc Mainland.
* *   »
Mrs. J. McCann and family havc
returned from a  three months'  visit
to the East.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. Dundas, Esquimalt
have left for Shawnigan, where they
will spend the winter months.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Marpole came over
to Victoria during the week to attend the Fair.
* *   »
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Beaven have
returned from a visit to Sproat Lake,
* *   *
Mr. Leonard Frank, from Alberni,
is registered at the Empress Hotel
for a few days.
* *   *
Messrs. Harold Eberts and Tom
Brown left on Saturday for McGill,
where they will attend college.
* *   *
Mr. Campbell Taylor left last Saturday for Toronto    to    resume    his
*     *     *
Miss Newcombe spent the week
end as the guest of Mrs. D. M. Eberts, Gorge  Road.
* *   *
Miss Beryl Malhcd of Chemainus,
is staying with her aunt, Mrs. Worsfold.
* *   *
Miss Mainguy, Westholme, is thc
guest of    Miss    Newcombe,    Dallas
* *   *
Miss B. Gaudin, who has been over
in Seattle for a few days, has returned to Victoria.
* *   *
Messrs. Ralph Jeffrey and Leonard
Bonsall, from Duncan, are guests in
the city.
* *   *
Mrs. Reismilled has returned to
Victoria after a week's visit to Seattle.
* *   *
Mr. John Lawson, who has been
spending a few days in town on business, returned to his home in Spokane last Wednesday.
* *   *
Mrs. McNeil and Miss Troup, who
have been visiting their brother,
Captain Troup, have returned to their
home in California.
Mr. Wm. Irving is in town visiting his relatives.
* *.  *
The Misses Fraser, Esquimalt
Road, were hostesses recently of a
charming tea given in honor of Miss
Ermatinger from St. Thomas, Ontario.
* *   *
The engagement has been announced of Miss Nora D. Gwynne, eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. D.
Gwynne of Toronto to Mr. Edward
Pope of Vernon, son of Joseph Pope,
Esq., C. M. G, Toronto.
* *   *
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bates of Sidney have announced the engagement
of their daughter Marion to Mr.
William   H.   Clawson,   of  Calesbury,
* *   *
Last Monday atfernoon Mrs. C. E.
Pooley, Lampson Street, entertained
a few friends at bridge, some of those
present being Mrs. Griffith, Mrs.
Brett, Mrs. G. F. Matthews, Mrs. T
Tye, Mrs. J. Irving, Mrs. Rithet,
Mrs. J. Savage, and a few others.
* *   *
Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Powell have issued invitations for the marriage of
their daughter Violet Irene with Mr.
Conyers Bridgewater, which will take
place at St. Paul's Church, Knights-
bridge, on Wednesday, September 28,
at 2:30 o'clock and afterwards at the
Curzon Hotel, Curzon Street W.
* *   *
The Captain and Officers of the H.
M.S. Algeria wcre hosts last Wednesday evening of a most delightful
dance given in the sail loft at the
dockyard, Esquimalt. A few of the
present were Misses Pooley, Miss
Doris Mason, Mr. Robert Berkeley
(Chemainus), Miss Little, Miss Eberts, Miss Lorna Eberts, Miss Peters.
Miss Irving, Miss G. Irving, Miss G
Bridgman, and the Messrs. Kings-
cote, Williams, R. G. Monteith, D
P. Ogdcn. from Vancouver. Mrs. J.
Bullen,  Thornton,  Twigg,    Bromley,
Rothwell, W. Irving, D.  Martin and
many others.
* *   *
Mrs. Wm. Todd held her post
nuptial reception on Thursday, 22nd,
at her beautiful home on St. Charles
Street. The house was artistically
decorated with golden glow and autumn leaves. Some of those who attended were Mrs. Butchart, Mrs. C.
Todd, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. J. H. Laing,
Mrs. Alexis Martin, Mrs. Ambery,
Mrs. C. E. Pooley, Misses Pooley,
Mrs. Harry Pooley, Mrs. Tilton,
Misses Tilton, Mrs. A. E. Gore, Mrs.
Roberts, Mrs. Troup, Miss Troup,
Mrs. McNeil, Miss Troup, Mrs. Brett,
Mrs. A. Gillespie, Mrs. H. Gillespie,
Messrs. Gillespie, Mrs. Hannington,
Miss Drake, Miss Rome, Misses Pitts,
Mrs. E. G. Prior and many others.
* *   »
Mrs. Baugh-Allen, "The Rectory,"
Esquimalt Road, was hostess last Saturday evening of a most enjoyable
five hundred party given in honor of
her daughter's twenty-first birthday.
The house was prettily decorated with
pink carnations, and autumn leaves.
The first prize for the ladies was won
by Miss Helen Peters, and the first
prize for the gentlemen was awarded
to Mr. W. Crompton. Some of those
present were Miss Violet Pooley,
Miss Hannington, Miss Blackwood,
Miss V. Blackwood, Miss Tolmie,
Miss Helen Peters, Miss B. Morley,
Miss Ethel Gibson, Miss Grant, Mrs.
Cowley, and the Messrs. W. Barton,
Wm. Barton, W. Crompton, Mr.
Slingsley, E. King, T. Bullen, R. Matthews, C. Hogg, R. Appelby and others.
* *   *
On Wednesday 21st Mrs. E. G
Maynard held her post nuptial reception at "Laburnum" Park Boulevard.
The house was beautifully decorated
for the occasion. The bride, who
wore her wedding dress of cream
voile over taffeta, looked very charming.    She  was  ably  assisted  by  the
Misses M. Sargison, E. LeBlanc a]
W.  Robinson presided over the
table, the decorations here being ca
ried out in red and white. Among tl
large number of people present wei
Mrs. A. C. Sargison, Mrs. E. C. L|
Blanc, Mrs. J. Haggerty, Mrs. Alex
S. Christie, Mrs. Charles Runckhabd
Mrs.  R.  Cates, Miss E. Cates, Mi|
E. M. Sargison, Miss A. M. Hicke|
Mrs. E. C. Smith, Mrs. C. L. Mark
Mrs. M. McDonald, Mrs. J. W. Mai
nard, Mrs. J. J. Bothwell, Mrs. E.  I
Lewis, Miss A.  S. Sharp, Mrs. Wi
liams,  Mrs.  A.   Short,  Mrs.  F.   Ml
Gregor,   Mrs.  James   Maynard,  Mr[
Thomas,  Mrs.  Smith,  Mrs.  P.   Bu|
nett, Mrs. Philip Smith, Mrs. Field
Miss E. Stevens, Miss Cameron, Mrl
Jones, and the    Messrs. F.  M.  Ml
Gregor, A. R. McGregor, W. Mayil
adr, W. J. Short, E. E. Lewis, Jam<j
Maynard, Jr., A. Maynard, J. W. Roll
ertson,  B. A. Jones,  Philip Burnetl
G. Spencer, S. Smith, C. F. Smith an]
many others.
"Do you believe  in  the literal  idet|
of future punishment?"
"Not for myself," answered Mr.  Sir]
us Barker. "But I favor it for a lot
people I know."—Washington Star.
Pacts Against Him
The  Minister—Then  you  don't   thii|
I practice what I preach, eh?"
The Deacon—No,  sir; I don't. You'J
been preaching on the subjec' o1 resign|
tion   fur   two   years,   an'  ye  hivna
signed yit.—Exchange.
Tangible Assets
"I believe I'll  promote a transport!
tlon company."
"Land or water?"
"The latter, I  think. For the forn
I'd   need   rails   and   right  of  way;   ll
in   a  water  proposition  I'll    have
ocean to start with."—Washington Hj
Trying Him on tbe Dog
Suburbanite (to visitor)—Oh, how
you? Come right In. Don't mind the d|
Visitor—But won't he bite?
Suburbanite—That's Just what I wl
to see. I only bought that watchf
this morning.—Philippines Gossip. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1910
The Schoolmaster Abroad
A* correspondent residing in Minne-
olis County, Nova Scotia, is not sat-
ied with our title, and asks why we
fl not call the new organization
he Imperial Over-Seas League." I
,'ve this matter very careful consid-
ation, ultimately we decided on the
esent title—The Over-Seas Club—
*. account of its simplicity.—The
ver-Seas  Mail.
[Where is Minneapolis County, N.
|J Is it possible that the Editor of
important a publication as the
'erseas Mail has never heard of
I'angeline of the Annapolis Coun-
r?—Ed. Weed.]
In Memoriam.
Ill is the hand that held the lamp!
lid who in city, field, or camp
[at mourns not her who thought it
give her life for those in pain,
|hen on a distant Eastern shore,
nidst dark scenes of death and gore,
aunded and dying loved that form
so well—
\ay turned to kiss her shadow as it
jht of the   World!   we   think   of
Ith lamp in hand, and pray to see
le days when strife and wars may
|d nations serve    the    Prince    of
frits  like  hers  will help  to  guide
our feet
|wards that altar where we all 'may
lewhere within a grateful land.
J marble pure her form shall stand.
|ere let a lamp be ever trimmed,
j that its soft light, never dimmed,
liy guide the feet of those that tread
lat peaceful chamber of the dead;
(id pilgrims whom   her   honoured
memory calls,
ap kneel and kiss her shadow where
it falls. M.
Novel Census Questions
Considerable surprise has been
inced at the decisions of the Aus-
alian Labour Ministry with regard
the questions which will be sub-
itted in connection with next year's
insus. One of these questions is:
■Vre you a total abstainer from the
ie of alcoholic liquors?" Other ques-
ans deal with religion, salary, and
e number of rooms in dwellings.
Bishop and Football
The Bishop of Liverpool, address-
g a meeting of football referees at
iverpool recently, said that the game
inferred great benefits, physical and
oral, on those who played it. "Foot-
tll," he remarked, "tends to streng-
len the mind, body, and character,
sends us back to our work better
orkmen, better citizens, and better
An Up-to-Date King
"Some one has said that genius is
nly an infinite capacity for taking
ains. King George certainly posses-
this faculty. He is essentially
road minded and free from prcju-
ces, understanding men and appreci-
:ing them at their real worth. In a
jecial measure he has the grit gen-
■ally attributed to the Anglo-Sax-
temperament and expressed by he
lglish word 'commonsense.'
'A very modern King, up to date,
;ll-informed, George V. has come to
e throne at 'the most favourable
oment that fate could have decreed
ith for him and his Empire. His
_k has been facilitated, first, by the
_rk his father accomplished in in-
rnational politics, and secondly, by
at which he has himself achieved
d the special knowledge he had ac-
ired in imperial affairs. His father
lueathed to him relations with his
iverful Continental neighbors which
itain at the beginning of the pres-
century, in her isolation—splen-
may be, but dangerous—could
foresee.   George V. has promised
to labour indefatigably to preserve
and consolidate these valuable bonds.
That promise he may be counted on
to keep."
The Hobble Skirt
The hobble skirt claimed a victim
among the fashionable crowd at the
Chantilly (France) races. A (horse
whicii was being led through the
paddock suddenly ran away and dashed through the spectators. One lady
was unable to run owing to the tightness of her "robe entravee," and fell
under the horse. She sustained a
fractured skull.
New Motor-Train Service
A service of electric motor trains is
to be adopted next month on the
London and North-Western branch
line between Northwich and Crewe.
The line serves great agricultural
and salt areas, and the intention is
immediately to erect two stations between Middlewich and sandbach and
Northwich and Middlewich in order
to tap several populous villages far
removed from existing stations. The
new system should better connect
Mid-Cheshire with the big agricultural
and cattle markets at Crewe, and
Northwich goods will be specially catered for.
Sixty-five Years in One Employ
An interesting long-service competition, promoted by the East Somerset Agricultural Society, reveals the
fact that it is quite common for farm
servants in the west of England to
spend the whole of their lives in one
employ. Prizes were offered by Mr.
Henry Hobhouse, formerly member
for the division, to labourers of good
character who had worked for the
greatest number of years in succession in one service, and first prize
was won by Henry Herridge, who has
been in the employ of Mr. L. B.
Matthews, a Somerset agriculturist,
for sixty-five years. Luke Chidgey, a
farm worker for Mr. S. Brain for
over forty-two years, was second,
and another man in the employ of
Mr. Matthews named Tom Hoskins,
who had served his master for thirty-
seven years, was placed third.
Cleopatra's Needle
Thorough examination is to be
made by the London County Council's architect of the safety and general condition of Cleopatra's Needle,
the thirty-second anniversary of the
erection of which on the Thames Embankment was last Monday. It is
supposed to have been erected at
Heliopolis about 1500 B.C., and was
brought to London (after being lost
in the Bay of Biscay on the way) in
1878, at the expense of Dr. Erasmus
Wilson, who gave £10,000 for ihe
The granite pedestal on which the
obelisk stands will also be cleaned by
a chemical process. The obelisk is
68* feet high and weighs 180 tons.
Hard Work for Long Life
Hard work is given as the secret
of long life by Farmer William
Brown, of Mottingham-lane, Motting-
ham, near Eltham, Kent, who will be
a hundred years old on September
"I never kept a book or entered a
figure in my life," he said with
pride. "I can remember the whole
history of my life down to every
pound and shilling. Five years ago
I Avon a pigeon-shooting match with
a man seventy years old and was presented with a silver cup. Hard work
has saved my life up to now; I
could have retired many years before
I did."
To Fight Taxicabs.
A new scale of horsed-cab fares
came into operation in Nottingham on
Monday as the result of an agreement
between the proprietors rendered
necessary by the increasing competition of taxicabs.
All but two of the owners have entered the agreement. In order that
the public may be able to identify a
reduced fare cab the new rate has
been painted on each vehicle. The
fare has been reduced from one shilling to eight pence a mile.
Lord Kitchener
General Botha, in a speech delivered at Johannesburg, stated that the
best defence force in the world could
be formed out of the men available
in South Africa. He asked for the
co-operation of the British in forming such a force composed of both
He thought that they should employ Lord Methuen in organising the
force, and if another British officer
Avere wanted they should get his "old
war friend, Lord Kitchener."
Lusitania's New Record
The Cunard liner Lusitania, which
arrived in the Mersey on Monday,
made a strong effort after calling at
Fishguard to catch the tide at Liverpool and covered the distance at a
speed of 26.66 knots per hour, thus
creating a record.
The passage from Ambrose Channel, America, to Daunt's Rock Lightship, Queenstown, occupied 4 days 16
hours, 38 hinutes.
Canada's Opportunity
The population of the United
States has now reached, if it does not
exceed, the 90,000,000 mark, and the
Republic is facing the condition
where it will soon cease to be a food
exporting country. There is where
Canada's opportunity comes in.—
Free Press, Ottawa.
English people have the reputation
and rightly of being very patient with
adverse critics. Were I to stand up
in Chicago and ridicule the American
woman I would find myself ostracised. A famous English lecturer invited to America gave as one of his
first lectures in Chicago a studied and
somewhat hostile criticism of the
American woman. After that he
spoke for the remainder of his tour
to empty benches. A Labour leader
Avhom I know Avent to Paris and addressed a gathering of workmen there
on the rights of labor, referring
mildly to some shortcomings of the
French government. He was promptly conducted to the frontied by the
police, formally expelled, and informed that return meant imprisonment.
We, on the other hand, rejoice in criticism when we are not indifferent to
it. "They say, what say they, let
them say," may be taken as our national motto. But the returned Englishman or the American visitor who
frequents a few streets in West London, a few shops mainly catering for
arrivals from other lands, and a few
slums, obtains no real idea of our
national life. England has plenty of
faults that need remedying, but despite her faults, or may be sometimes
because of them, she stands first in
strength, in wealth, and in Dominions. Despite our alleged, slowness
ancl heaviness more epoch-making,
scientific advance, more great mechanical discoveries havc come from
England during thc past century than
from any other land. The critic deplores that so many English people
read Charles Garvice. Let me admit frankly that he is not among my
favourite authors, but I could wish
that the average Paris reader was
satisfied Avith as Avholesome fare.—■
Overseas Mail.
Lady  Doughty  Finds  "Hustle"  and
Iced Water Combined at Montreal
Sir George and Lady Doughty have
been travelling with Mr. Charles M.
Hays, Mr. A. W. Smithers, and the
Grand Trunk party of inspection over
the Company's property. Lady
Doughty is a shrewd observer, and
has been contributing some of her
Canadian impressions to the "Saturday Chat" column of the Grimsby
Telegraph. In an entertaining article
about Montreal Lady Doughty writes
—No Montreal man uses two words
when one will carry his meaning.
Push-buttons at his elbow, in his of-
Vancouver Island
Cold Storage and
Ice Company
Goods received at all hours.
Expert attention given.
Consignments solicited
Phone 2282     10. Box 873
Crosse & Blackwell's Goods
Crosse & Blackwell's Crystallized Ginger, per tin 25c
Crosse & Blackwell's Nepaul Pepper, per bottle 35c
Crosse & Blackwell's Cayenne Pepper, per bottle 25c
Crosse & Blackwell's Salted Jordan Almonds, per bottle 35c
Crosse & Blackwell's Paprika, per bottle, 50c, and 75c
Crosse & Blackwell's Col. Skinner Mango Relish, large bottle.. .75c
Crosse & Blackwell's Soups, all kinds, per tin, 20c and 35c
Crosse & Blackwell's Coffee Essence, per bottle 25c
Crosse & Blackwell's Mushroom Catsup, per bottle 35c
Crosse & Blackwell's Parmesan Cheese, per bottle 50c
Crosse & Blackwell's Potted Meats and Fish Paste, per jar 25c
Crosse & Blackwell's New Peels, lemon, orange and citron,
per lb 20c
Phone 178
Corner Fort and Douglas Street
Headquarters for choice nursery stock.
Apple, pear, cherry, plum and peach trees
and small fruits, also ornamental trees,
shrubs, roses, evergreens, etc. Largest and
best assorted stock in British Columbia.
Ten per cent, cash discount on all orders
above $10.00.
lice, in his club, in his house, for all
his needs. The push-button plays an
enormous part in Canadian commercial life. Hundreds of automatic-
like boys are at the other end of the
push-button somewhere or other,
and they respond to a call with a rapidity of a cannon shot. There is no
"If you please," or any other polite
formula about the orders of a Montreal man. He wants something. He
states what it is and adds sharply.
"Get it." It is got. If not, the boy
passes out. A successor appears and
he wastes no time or words or explanation—hc gets the thing ordered and
quickly. No one explains in Montreal. A person does a thing or does
not—but no one waits to explain, for
no one waits to hear. If you argue
about the excessive charge of a certain item in a hotel bill, or the price
of a standard book or article in a
shop, no reply is vouchsafed. Yon
take it or leave it. Your protest is
wasted. Montreal is on the move all
thc time. It cannot stand still and
business hang up—as they say— while
you reproach it for its methods. And
every minute you feel the life flowing
stronger and stronger in the veins
of the city. Every day carries this
marvellous Montreal still further
along thc tide of prosperity and progress. Montreal, like little Jo, keeps
ever "a-movin' on." Half a million of
people are leading strenuous and
highly-strained existences in Montreal.    Yet the people    are    healthy,
and perhaps principally because they
are temperate.
The iced water craze is rampant,
and men quaff it with a relish that
only those do in other portions of the
Empire, when something more exciting that frigid water bubbles in the
glass. Iced water may not be fascinating to the stranger, but the men of
Montreal, and Canadian cities generally, drink it early and late, at meals
and between meals, with a relish and
enjoyment that thc blase wine-lover
must regard with perfect envy. The
saloons arc said to bc full and busy,
but no one can believe that. In Quebec, one saw the temperance of the
Canadian. In Montreal, still more.
Wine is no part of a fine dinner. The
iced water is good enough for the
guest. Nothing is so wonderul as
the absence of any wine or other alcoholic beverage from the tables,
both public and private, of the Canadians. There are exceptions-but
not frequently. It is surely admirable
and eloquent of the common sense
and wisdom of these brethren of ours
in the  Dominion.
Ridden in Tain
A young lady who wears one of this
season's big hats has endured all tho
gibes and Jeers cast at her chapeau in
dignified silence. The last straw, however, was the remark that a friend
makes every time he meets her. "Come
out from under that hat," he calls.
"We all know you are there."—Boston
Record. 10
Provincial Exhibition
Victoria, B.C.
Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Agricultural Exhibition held in British Columbia
Last Day
Valuable Exhibits of Horses, Cattle, Sheep and Pigs
Horse 5how
High Jumping, High Stepping, High School Horses
Four-in-Hands, Tandems, Steeplechase. Rough Riding
and Roping Contests by Genuine Cowboys and Bronchos.   Harness Races     Ml   mm
General Admission: Day, 50c; Evening, 25c; Children, 10c
George Sangster, Secretary
Box 705
There was a man named Job in the
land of Uz, and from what we have
read about him he seems to have
been about the only person who
needed to use more patience in his
business than Engineer Rust of Toronto, is required to use in the discharge of his duties.
For many years Mr. Rust has been
preparing all kinds of reports for all
kinds of aldermen, well knowing that
no real use would ever bc made oi
ihe facts and figures which he collected so laboriously and    submitted
.-o cheerfully.   We do not doubt that
Mr. Rust has a store-room somewhere
well  stocked  with  elaborate  reports
ordered by  aldermen—reports  on  a
hundred subjects—each one of which
ivas no sooner in course of prcpara-
iion than thc aide-man who demanded it proceeded to :orget all about it.
Through   all  this,  and  the  manifold
vexations of his trying position, Mr.
Rust has preserved not only his sanity, but his patience and that gentle
cheerfulness which characterizes him.
But it must be confessed that the
latest   load  of  blame  laid   upon  his
patient shoulders is  enough  to provoke his  indignation—or even Job's.
Controller  Foster   has  had  another,
his periodic, idea.    His last was the
lettering of thc autos used by the permanent  heads  of  departments  as  if
these were delivery wagons, or as if
heads of departments were cheap fellows,   who  would  fritter   their  time
away unless their vehicles were placarded.
The other day Controller Foster
had his periodic idea. Hc solemnly
moved that Engineer Rust be suspended because it was found that thc
bed of the reservoir, when the water
was drawn off, contained dead vegetable ancl other matter which gave
off a villainous smell.
It is conceded that until now the
reservoir could not have been emptied.    Before it could be emptied, it
was necessary to so increase the city's
water supply as to make us independent of thc reservoir. It was necessary to construct a tunnel under the
Bay, and to instal a new pumping
plant. The time having come when
the reservoir could be emptied and
cleaned, the work is being done. And
the decayed matter at the bottom of
it smells badly.
Controller Foster moves, therefore,
that Engineer Rust be suspended.
And we understand that Mr. Rust,
when hc heard the motion, exclaimed:
"Well, what the dickens—"
Wc believe it is the first time in
years that he has used language so
violent. Hc did not finish the sen-
lence. But hc might have asked.
''What the dickens does Controller
Foster think I should havc done?'
lie could not havc drawn the water
off. He could not prevent a weed
(.-rowing or a weed dying there. He
could not prevent a dead weed smelling when, in its state of decay, it was
exposed to the sun.
A little minnow, playing in the pellucid waters of Lake Ontario, ventured beyond its mother's beck and
swam where it had been forbidden to
_.o. Presently it felt itself drawn
t-iong without having to make the
least effort, and fluttered its little litis
with delight at the sensation produc
cd. Disobedient and fated little fish!
.'t was drawn into the deadly current
of the city's water supply, whirled to
its destruction, and its poor little*
mangled remains on the floor
*-f thc res'rvoir, giving off such odors
a? it could—can you blame it?—
form a basis for a motion by Controller Foster to suspend Engineer
Does your street need a permanent roadway, one that is NON-SLIPPERY
is the roadway par excellence. It is the most modern form of roadway. Owing to its
on this continent.
"Municipal Engineering" is authority for the following table showing comparative
merits of asphalt, brick and bitulithic with the ideal pavement based on standards
from the authorities indicated.
"Street Pavements and Paving Materials," by Geo. W. Tilson
Ideal       Asphalt       Brick
Cheapness           14
Durability        21
Easiness of cleaning         15
Light resistance to traffic         IS
Non-slipperincss     7
Ease  of  maintenance           10
Favorablcness to travel   5
Sanitariness          13
"Roads and Pavements," by Ira O. Baker
Ideal       Asphalt
Low first cost        15
Low cost of maintenance    "A
Ease of traction   	
Good foothold   	
Ease of cleaning  	
60 Bfl	
Send for details, with copies of scores of testimonials,
MR. FREDERICK C. BECKETT, P.O. Box 1066, Victoria.
It is reported that Mr. Rust has an
effer from the city of Victoria to ,")
there as City Engineer. One attract-on, wc feel sure, that thc offer mil--1-
have for him is that it is the one cpv
cf importance in C tnada that is most
remote geographically from Controller Foster and other men nearly as
i nreasonable and almost as perscver-
ng in a policy of unintelligent nag
ging. Of course, Prince Rupert h
urther away from the Toronto Cit-v
Fall, but it is scarcely ready as ye*,
io employ a man lilre Engineer Rus;
Great is Controller Thomas Fos
(cr! He hatches, son.-; fine ideas. How
would the City of Victoria like . to
lure Controller Foster from us, ancl
leave us Engineer Rust? If so, wire.
—Toronto Weekly Star.
In  the  matter of an  application  fol
Duplicate Certificate of Tltile to *
1606, Victoria City.
NOTICE is hereby given that it is L
intention at the expiration of one moj
from  the  date  of  the  first publlcaf
hereof  to  issue  a  Duplicate  CertifliL
of Title to said land issued to Alfred
Langley and  George F.  Pardon on P
22nd day of August, 1879, and numbd
2776A. '
Land  Registry  Office,  Victoria,
the 22nd day of September, 1910.
Registrar-General of Til


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