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The Week
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Attention is directed to au
A Public article from a staff corres-
D«ty- pondent    of    The    Week
which appears on another
page of this issue dealing with the subject
of Tranquille Sanitarium.   The inaugural
ceremony  in   connection  with  the  new
buildings,   with  the   attendance  of  the
Lieutenant-Governor, has brought the project into the limelight and focussed public
attention on its claims.    As the matter
stands at the present moment private bene-
I factions and a Government grant have realized a sum of say $80,000 towards establishing, equipping and administering an
institution   to   battle   with   the    'white
plague."'   The scheme so far is a volun-
■ tary one, conceived and directed by a pri-
[ vate board of directors.   It owes its initiation to the untiring efforts of Dr. Fagan
who in the pursuance of a noble work has
|had to submit to the usual misrepresentation and abuse which are levelled at the
head of every man who becomes conspicuous in the public service.   Already the project has outgrown the possibilities of successful private control.    Let facts speak'
for themselves.   The present accommodation is twenty-eight beds.   The number of
applicants average thirty a week!   Some
are rich and willing to pay almost any
figure in order to get their chance of life
under favourable conditions.    Some are
too poor to pay anything, but are admitted
under special arrangements.    When the
[new buildings are completed and equipped
the funds will be exhausted and still $20,-
000 will be required for an administration
building.   For this sum, as well as for
permanent maintenance,  the Institution
will, as at present organized, have to depend on three sources of income, public
benefactions, revenue from ranching and
a Government grant. Of the three only
one, the latter, is stable.   Such an Insti-
Itution should be placed at once beyond
the possibility of anxiety about funds.
What claim has it on the Province? Put
briefly, this:—That in all parts of British
I Columbia, except in the dry belt, tuberculosis is prevalent. At the Coast it is devastating. The Week refrains purposely
from quoting vital statistics on this point,
but they fully justify the statement. There
are few families, long domiciled in Victoria and Vancouver, which have not directly or indirectly suffered from its ravages. It is so widespread that it may be
fairly described as a common enemy. It
is spreading, and this is largely due to
ignorance of preventible means. Not only
has it been demonstrated in the Trudeau,
Loomis and other similar institutions that
infection can be guarded against and reduced to a minimum, but.in the incipient
stages almost any patient can either be
cured, or permanently relieved. The
work of Tranquille Sanitarium is not
merely one of alleviation, but of education. Patients can be taught to cure themselves by the faithful observance of certain
rules. Just how effective scientific treat-
aent can become apart altogether from the
favourable circumstance of climate is well
illustrated by a case in Victoria during
;he present year where a patient by adopt-
ng exactly the treatment taught and prac-
;ised at Tranquille has cured himself and
idded forty pounds to his weight. In the
lajority of cases both climate and treat-
aent are necessary.   On the efficiency of
1;he treatment statistics are as conclusive
is on the fatality of the disease. Dr. Tru-
leau has reached an efficiency of 75 per
!6nt. of all patients treated—-discharged
permanently irelieved. Tranquille with
aore favourable surroundings and climate
vill probably do better.   Who will venture
to say that this is not a public work ? Why
should it be left for a day to private enterprise and benevolence ? Does not the public interest demand that apart from the
purely humanitarion aspect of the case, the
people should be protected by every available means from the ravages of a common
enemy? Our laws justify large expenditures, on sanitary observance for instance,
simply on the ground of public protection;
is the demand for scientific protection
from the white plague less insistent or
less exigent? In this as in so many matters affecting public safety ignorance is
our worst foe, and the first business oL'
every tuberculosis institution is to dispel .
ignorance. It is attacked where it is most
dangerous—in the patient himself; it extends to all with whom he comes into contact. Tranquille has had a fair start; it
will be an eternal reproach to the Province
if its splendid work is hampered for lack
of funds or generous public support. It
will require, adequately to grapple with
its work, $100,000 a year for three years.
Such figures determine that only the Government can properly administer an institution so large and important. When public interest is sufficiently aroused it will
make a demand which the Government
will not be able to resist. It can be justified on every ground, even on that of economy, and The Week urges the appeal of
its special correspondent that "Tranquille
Sanitarium should be administered for the
benefit of the people by the Government of
the people,"
Those who ventured to say
four years ago that it was
quite possible to be too enthusiastic over the advent
of the Great Northern Railway into British Columbia are beginning to find some
justification for their attitude.   It would
be a long' story to cover the whole of the
ground broken up in the controversy which
was  waged  at that  time,  but  diligent
readers of the daily press need hardly to be
reminded that there were a few doubting
Thomases, and a few who remained unconvinced of the manifold blessings which
were to flow from the incursion of J. J.
Hill into B. C. transportation affairs. That
was four   years ago.   We   have   yet   to
chronicle the first reduction of rates as a
consequence of the much vaunted railway
competition.   We have yet to note the first
mineral development in the Similkameen,
and we still wait expectant for that direct
route from   the   Boundary   to the Coast
which was to do so much for both.   Mr.
Hill's lobbyists, chief among whom was
Mr. Duncan Ross, freely quoted their master's undertaking that the line would be
completed within two years.    That was
four years ago.   As a matter of fact out
of more than two hundred miles less than
forty have been completed, and Mr. Hill,
at the recent banquet in Vancouver, stated
that tliere would be no Great Northern
Railway construction next year.   At the
rate of forty miles in five years it would
take just about a quarter of a century to
make the connection, and by that time even
Mr. Duncan Ross will be a greybeard, if
not venerable.   But if the Province still
waits for the opening up of the Similkameen with its wealth of mineral deposit,
and for the direct route to the Boundary
it has seen some predictions verified.   Mr.
Hill has succeeded in reducing the profits
of his great rival without increasing his
own by the simple process of dividing a
business which has not shown any notable
expansion. He has perfected his scheme
for tapping Canadian centres of production to find occupation for American workmen, and he has effected what he never
expected, he has forced the hands of the
C. P. R. with the result that they have
inaugurated a vigorous policy for carrying
the war into the enemy's country. By way
of the Corbin branch from Spokane to
Cranbrook it is already possible to travel
over the C.P.R. system from Seattle to
Chicago or New York quicker than by the
Great Northern; and when, as is intended, the C.P.R. own their own line between
Seattle and Spokane they will control the
quickest transcontinental route from Puget
Sound tQ the Atlantic. Mr. J. J. Hill is
admitted to be a genius, and it was thought
that he could give pointers to any railway magnate on the continent. It begins
to look as if the President of the C.P.R.
has a few* ideas too, and there are not
wanting signs that in the race for western
supremacy the elder genius is getting
winded. If the best reply he can make to
rapidly increasing C.P.R. traffic returns,
soaring stock prices and an addition of
$50,000,000 to its ordinary share capital
is to call off Great Northern construction
the veracious chronicler may be permitted
to suggest there will be further developments not altogether gratifying to the admirers of the competing railway whicli
does not compete.
The remonstrances of a few
Englishmen Englishmen in Canada avIio
In Canada.       d0 not flood the columns of
the Colonist with denunciations of their own countrymen have had
their effect, and the Editor of that family
journal has retired from the contest. The
thanks of the public are said to be due to
the Directors who saw through the pretext
and refused- to allow their paper to be
made" the medium of a covert attack on
men who, according to the Editor of the
Colonist, have tho misfortune not to have
been born Canadians. The man who could
encourage the contribution to his paper of
such trash as was contained in the last
paragraph of Mr. Philip Holloway's letter
printed in the Colonist of Saturday last,
is a fit subject for maternal solicitude.
Thc Empress boats are
making phenomenal records.
Ireland to Quebec in less
than six days—Ireland to
Toronto in a Aveek—Ireland to Chicago in
less than eight days—who shall say that
the prediction of Ireland to the Pacific
Coast in a week is an impossibility . There
are two ways in which it can be done, and
it is a safe prediction that within ten
years it will be done. Ireland to Port
Churchill is an easy possibility during
the summer months with 25-knot boats in
four days—or at the most four and one-
half, allowing for some delay. From Fort
Churchill to Vancouver is practically the
same as from Port Arthur, or even a little
bettor and two and a half to three days
will be schedule time whenever double
tracking is completed. But from Fort
Churchill to Prince Rupert will be several
hundred miles shorter, so that the achievement presents no obstacles. There is a
second fast route not often spoken of.
From Ireland* to a point at the extreme
south-east of Labrador—this is also a sum
mer route, but the mileage is so short that
a 'three-day passage would be no feat.
Already a railway charter has been granted for the north shore of the St. Lawrence
and this would give an even quicker route
to the west. The Atlantic Empresses are
coming to the Pacific—that means shortening the passages to the Orient a week, so
that the force of circumstances is surely
determining the All Red Route across Canada not only to the Orient but round the
world. The Pacific is destined to see some
startling developments in connection with
Ocean transportation during the next few
Probably the most amusing paragraph which has ever appeared in
a newspaper without being labelled
"Comic Cuts" or "This is a Joke" appeared in the Colonist on the 7th inst. After turning loose a flood of irresponsible
chatter, depreciating Englishmen, in the
Correspondence columns; after ignoring
the banquet to the Crimean veterans for a
whole day and making tardy restitution
by damning it with faint praise, the writer
concludes a turgid article with the following literary gem which is so perfect a
specimen of true humility as to defy comment or criticism:
"And let US add that the story of Inker-
man is always worth telling, for it shows
the stuff of which the British race is
made. AVE are not a quarrelsome breed.
AVE would sooner not have to fight; but
if fight AVE must, then fight AVE will, and
Inkerman shows how well AVE can do it."
Is Socialism on the wane?
Socialism. The result of   the   recent
elections in the United
States would seem to support the contention. True there is little evidence to favour
the idea in England, but that is easily explained : Conditions are much worse there,
especially those conditions which give its
chief strength to an agitation for the setting up of a new social and economic system. Socialism has never secured a firm
footing in Canada and is obviously losing
ground. In tlie States it has passed from
an active propaganda to a spasmodic
evangel. Men like the Bishop of Loudon,
who are known universally as being in the
fullest sympathy with every endeavour to
ameliorate the condition of the poor and
wretched, have pointed out the weakness
of the Socialist position and have spoken
with great effect of its baneful influence.
Such words of wisdom are falling on good
ground and men's minds are being directed
to other channels of usefulness. Still not
yet has the time come to chronicle the
passing of Socialism. The disciples of
Marx, and their thousands of misguided
followers, have at least aroused public interest and initiated an educational campaign which has stimulated thought and
opened the eyes of the world to the weak
features of modern civilization. There is
still work for reformers but their point of
attack will be moved. The onslaught on
the capitalistic system has failed—it may
bc more successful when directed at the
social system.
One Dollajr. Pk& Annum THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1908.
* Social and        X
£ Personal, t
Mr. Henry Fry - and Mr. H. **F.
Provost, Duncans, were guests at the
King Edward.
* w    w
Dr. Fagan left early this' week for
* *    *
Dr. C. M. Rolston of Duncans, was
in town for a couple of days this
* *   *
Mrs. E. J. Palmer and Mrs. W. R.
Dockrill of Chemainus were among
the numerous visitors in town this
*   *   *
The Bridge Club met at Mrs. C.
V. Spratt's residence, Carberry Gardens, on Friday afternoon.
Miss Olive Bryden returned last
week from an extended trip to the
Old Country and the Continent.
flusic and
The Drama. X
Rev. E. F. and Mrs. Wilson of Salt  ^^■^■^■^^^^■^^^9Ji|?*^
Spring were among the many guests
at the Balmoral this week. «On parole."
Mr. Carew Gibson was a passenger °n the 10th d^ of ^ l86l>
from Vancouver in the beginning of Camp Jackson surrendered to the
the week. . Yankee   Dutch,  as  they were  called
„, . .     ,     , _.  .     ,*,*,, hy the people of St. Louis who turned
lhe many friends'of Major Hibben        ••_.'_..     tt ■ t? _t
will be interested to hear of his mar- a§amst  the  Unlon-    *tom the tlme
riage which took place last week in that Fort Sumter was fired upon, to
California to Miss Dennis, who was the surrender of General' Lee, many
for some time a resident of Victoria,  beautiful  stories  have  been  written.
*    w    *
"Shenandoah"   will   never   die   out,
"Held   by  the   Enemy"  and  "Secret
Service,"   by  William   Gillette,   were
great    successes;     "The    Heart    of
Maryland" was David Belasco's first
success   and   the   foundation   of   his
career as a dramatist; James K. Hac*
Mr.   A.   V.   Kenah   left   on   Tuesday's boat for Vancouver.
w   w   *
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar  Schoefield of
Westholme enjoyed a short holiday in
town last week.
*   w    *
Mr. R. F. Flaherty was a passenger from Seattle by Tuesday's boat.  kett produced the "Crisis," and used
Mrs.    Gaudin'  entertained   a    few  k as  a   starring Yehicle  for  several
friends at bridge on Monday last.        seasons.
*• *   * "On Parole" is a story of 1865. The
M^:.Ei.p:.,c_ol!e5_.afte_,r an_abTTenne i)lay- itself>is one of merit*and teIls
a   very   pretty   story   of  the   fall   of
Richmond and the surrender of Ge'n-
Mr.,   Mrs.  and   Miss   Armitage   of  eral Lee.   "On Parole" was produced
Vancouver spent a short visit in Vic-  by Mr. Henry Miller at the Hudson
toria last week, making the Empress  •*•*,,     ,      v,      •**,,-   ,   /-•. j _-
their headquarters. Theatre' New York ^ and ran for
*   * several months, and was pronounced
Miss  Violet  Hickey left  on  Wed-  a big success by press and public. Mr.
nesday evening's boat for Seattle en  c.   A.   Marshall,  wishing  to  present
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of  six  months  returned  from  Bella
Coola last week
route to San Francisco, where she will
spend the next six weeks with friends.
Mr. Willard Mack and Miss  Maude
Leone to the western public, secured
Mrs. McGill of Seattle is visiting  for them,   by   special   arrangements
friends  in  Victoria. wjtli  Henry  Miller and Louis  Evan
Mrs. W.    Boultbee" of Vancouver,   Shipman, "On  Parole," as the piece
who came over to attend her sister's  was never seen west of Chicago,
wedding, is staying with her parents,      Mr.  Willard  Mack  is  one  of  the
Major and Mrs. Nicholles. most promising young actors of the
Mrs. Nixon of Thetis Island is en- Present time' Ml' Mack beSan his
joying a holiday in Victoria as the stage career when very young; he has
guest of Mrs. Arthur Crease. been associated   with   several   well-
'"'".'',,        , , known   stock   organizations;    he   re-
Mr   Mrs. and Miss Arbuthnot left ;    d ,..    earl     ■ , .      .
last Saturday morning for Winnipeg. _             f              *_,?
-..■   *    . with such well-known players as Wil-
Mr. John Cambie and Mr. Frederick liam Fariium, Maurice Freeman, Em-
Rome, left on Saturday for Seattle, ma Du-nn. and Dustin Farnum. Later,
where they spent Thanksgiving Day.   M[. Mack klentifled himsell with lead.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith-Wilson of Salt '"S roles and appeared in many stock
Spring Island, were in the city for  and road productions
a short visit.
* *   *
Mr. Jack Brown of the Canadian
Bank of Commerce, Seattle, spent the
holiday in Victoria.
Mrs. E. V. Bodwell has just returned from the East.
•1-   *   *
Mr. R. L. Morse, Seattle, was in
Victoria on a brief business trip.
w    w    w
Mrs. Dunne of Westholme was a
guest at the Balmoral this week.
Mr. and Mrs. 11. Payne of Saturna
Island, were visitors in town during
the week.
* *   *
Mr. A. W. McCurdy left 011 Wednesday   by   the   Tees    for    Nootka
* #   *
Miss Pooley, after a short visit to
Miss Maude Leone, who is supporting Mr. Mack, has had much experience on the stage during the last
ten years, and has played a wide range
of parts. She comes from the school
that 'all good actors and actresses
come from—stock.
"On    Parole,"    at    the    Victoria
Theatre Thursday,  November  19.
"The Squaw Man."
At the Victoria Theatre on Monday,
November 16, Dustin Farnum will appear in "The Squaw Man," the successful four-act comedy drama, by
Edwin Milton Royle under the direction of Liebler and Co.
"The  Squaw  Man"  has  its  scenes
laid  in   England    and  the    Western
States.    The story opens at Maudes-
friends in    Vancouver,    returned  on  ley Towers, the country seat of the
* X       V
Mrs. Berkeley entertained a few
friends informally at bridge last Tuesday evening, the prize, a very handsome brass vase, being won by Mrs.
* *       *•*
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas left on Wed
Earl of Kerhill, on the occasion of an
anniversary gathering of a regiment of
yeomanry, of which the Earl is the
honorary colonel. The regiment is
the pride of the country, and has an
unusually large surplus in its treasury,  or  rather its  members  think it
day via the Northern Pacilic for San  has.    In  reality the  noble  Earl  has
*   *   *
Major Nicholles was in Seattle for
a  few  days  during the  week.
Mr. P. Hickey returned from the
North on Wednesday evening, after
six months absence.
embezzled the funds to make good his
losses in the stock market. The fact
is discovered, and the earl's cousin,
to save the head of his family from
disgrace, shoulders the crime and
In the next act, two years later, the
Mr. Charles Griffiths returned from  scene shifts to the Long Horn saloon
Seattle on Monday.
* *   *
Mr. Thos. Rhodes of Vancouver,
after a short visit here, returned home
towards thc end of thc week.
* *   *
Mr. G. S. Holt of Vancouver spent
Thanksgiving clay in Victoria with his
* *   *
Miss   Heyland  is  making  satisfac-
at Maverick, a cow-town and water-
tank station on the Union Pacilic
railroad. The carl, now married to
the girl he and his cousin both loved,
with a party of friends, arrive on a
trans-continental tour and among the
hangers on about the saloon, cowboys and ranchmen, they recognize in
Jim Carston, one of the ranchmen,
tory progress from her recent illness ^ miss; cousin* Hc dcnies his
and   is   sufficiently   recovered  to  re
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A Lady, who is taking her daughter
to school in Europe next January and
returning in April, will be glad to
offer her services to anyone requiring
an escort. Highest references. Address "Chaperon," care this paper. THE WEEK, SATURDAY NOVEMBER, 14, 1908
travellers depart, leaving Jim homesick and heartsick, more in love than
ever with the woman who is now
the Countess of Kerhill. While he ls
musing over his past, a cattle rustler
with a grudge against Jim, attempts
to shoot him, but is killed by an Indian girl to whom the young Englishman has been kind.
Five years later, the third act opens
at Jim's ranch at Green River, m
Eastern Utah. The Indian girl who
saved his life, is now his wife, and
they have a child, a little boy. A
London solicitor brings the news that
the Earl of Kerhill is dead, and that
the title and estate now belong to
Jim. He hints, too, that the countess,
who has accompanied him to America, is willing to b.ecome.'his wife. Jim
is tempted, but the appearance of his
wife and boy upon the scene recalls
him to the real situation and he fells
the solicitor that he will not return
to England. The solicitor begs him
at least to allow the little boy to go
back, and assume the title which will
in time rightfully belong to him. Jim
filially, consents to this, but the Indian mother .protests, and, when she
finds her protestations in vain, she
shoots herself.
When the  final    act  of    the  play
opens,  a  few hours  later, Jim,  now
free to act as he chooses, is prepar-
| ing  to  return  to   England  with  his
boy   to  claim   his   inheritance.    The
I sheriff of the county seeks the shelter
of his ranch, aud his protection from
a band of Indians who are pursuing
him, bent upon revenging the death
of one of their tribesmen whom he
has killed.   The Indians demand the
sheriff's surrender  and surround the
I ranch.   Jim refuses to violate thc laws
\o.  hospitality  and  prepares  to  give
battle.    Hemmed in on all sides by
I overwhelming    numbers,    the    case
I seems hopeless, and to make the situation   all   the  more   desperate,  news
I comes that the Countess of Kerhill,
lignorant of the Indian uprising, has
[left Cheyenne for the ranch, escorted
Iby a single trooper.    To rescue the
(woman he loves, Jim makes a dash
(through the lines of the beseigers and
(brings her back in  safety.    The aid
(summoned    from   the   fort    by  the
(Countess' escort, arrives in time, and
lthe   Indians   arc  forced  to  abandon
Itheir    plans    for    vengeance.    Little
(Hal, Jim's  boy, soon  makes friends
■with the lady, who has come so far
Jto visit his father, and when the cur-
Itain falls the audience feels sure that
lie will in time find in her a second
pnother. d
The role of "The Squaw Man" is
ane that suits Mr. Farnum precisely.
Irhe    supporting   company   includes
puch   well-known  actors   as   Phillips
iSmalley, as the Earl of Kerhill; Mary
Conwell as the  Countess;   Maud
losford as the Earl's mother; Brins-
ley Shaw as Cash Hawkins, the bad
(nan and rustler; Katherine Fisher as
•Jat-U-Ritch, the Indian maiden; and
iMitchell  Lewis  as  Tabywana,  peace
phief of the Utes.    Every effort has
oeen made to give realism to the various   scenes   of  the   play,   and   Mr.
(Mitchell  Lewis as  the  Indian chief,
yill speak his lines in the real Ute
language, having been instructed by
|Baco White, a full blooded Ute Indian who is the U. S. Government interpreter on the Ute Reservation.
Crime and Sentiment.
It has been urged that our law of
|iomicide requires reform by way of
Instituting  degrees  in  murder cases.
ft is  certain,  however, that any reform which may be introduced will
(lot allow passion to become an ex-
lenuation  of  crime.   For  it  is,  after
111,  passion,  iri  one  or  other of  its
liydra-headed  forms,    which    is  the
|>rime cause of crime, and to'condone
is to encourage thc very evil which
is the object of the law to prevent.
What Boots It?
|Empty thy purse into thy head,"
A youth was told to do,
|For by that act, and that alone,
Shall it remain with you."
las I Alack! the youth did so
But one day—so 'tis said—
|fe met a winsome bright-eyed maid,
And promptly lost his headl
We Are Showing
Many Pretty
Rockers and
Some exceptionally fine sets come in beautifully quartered
golden oak, covered in real leather. We quote prices on two
of these sets. They must be seen to be appreciated at their
PARLOR SET—Five pieces, consisting of Settee, Platform Rocker,
Arm Chair, and two Side Chairs, made of quartered oak,
golden finish, upholstered in highest grade dark green leather,
a beautiful set.   Regular price $123.00. Special Price $100 cash.
PARLOR SET—Three pieces, consisting of Settee, Arm Chair
and Side Chair; richly quartered oak, golden finish, upholstered in Dark Maroon Leather.
Special Price, $110.00 cash.
These two special offers are made only to readers of The
Week to test its advertising value. Offer holds good only to
November 7th unless previously sold.
Smith & Champion
1420 Douglas Street. Near City Hall.
Phone 718
Sharp & Irvine Co.
We make a specialty of British Columbia, Alberta, Coeur d'Alene
and Washington Mining Stocks, also New York, Boston and Montreal
Curb  stocks.
Subject to prior sale and market fluctuations.
British Oolumbia and Alberta Stocks.
100 to 2000 International   Coal & Coke 62
100 to 1600 Alberta Coal  &  Coke  15
500 to 4000 Royal Collieries 36
10 to    20 Canadian  Consolidated Smelters   j.75.00
1000 to 3000 Diamond  Vale  Coal 13%
20 to   100 B. C. Copper   7.50
100 to   200 Dominion Copper     1.00
2 to    10 Dominion Copper $100  Bonds    50.00
600 to 1000 B. C. Amalgamated Coal   07%
Miscellaneous Stocks.
10 to    30 United Wireless Pfd. (Stamped)     5.00
100 to   500 Bishop Creek Gold (Cal.)     1.00
100 to 1000 Snowstorm   (Idaho)      1,70
100 to 1000 Monitor  (Idaho)    50
50 to   100 Canadian Marconi Wireless     2.00
10 to    50 English   Marconi  Wireless   10.00
1000 to 2000 Panhandle Smelter 06
The above is only a partial list of what we have to offer. If
you do not see the stock that you wish to buy, write or wire us, we
can get it for you.
We advise the purchase of Snowstorm, Monitor, Alberta and International Coal.
Victoria Fuel Co.
PHONE 1377 .
You want the best Coal, the "Burn all" kind, absolutely free
from Slate, Stones and Klinkers.
We are Sole Agents for The South Wellington Coal Mines
Company (Ltd.).
THIS COAL is admitted by all to bc thc finest Domestic Coal
We give 5 per cent off for spot cash with the order.   Let us
know if you want it quick.
"Well, well," said the absent-minded professor, as he stood knee-
deep in the bath-tub, "what did I get in here for?" Our own
Victorians are sometimes as bad as the professor, i.e., when they
are absent-minded enough to call for a glass of ale at their bar
or club, and not to specify "Allsopp's Ale." It is for them to
decide whether they drink the best Ale on the market or an
inferior brew. Wise ones remember to demand "Allsopp's." It
is on draught at all leading hotels and cafes. If your dealer cannot supply you with a keg for home consumption, please remember
to ask him to procure it for you from us. We import Allsopp's
Burton-on-Trent XXXX, the best that's brewed, direct from the
famous Brewery at Burton-on-Trent, England, and distribute it in
casks, small and large.
Wholesale Agents:
Corner Fort and Wharf Streets, Victoria, B.C.
Water St.. Vancouver.
Pacific Slate Company, Ltd.
For Prices and Particulars apply to
J. S. FLOYD, Secretary-Treasurer
Mrs. Stanner (graduate of Mrs. Nettie Harrison, San Fran-
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I do not know who conceived the
happy notion of applying "Tranquille''
to the lake which lies like a mirror on
the broad bosom of the Thompson, a
few miles west of Kamloops. Never
was designation better selected, for
not only does the most superficial
glance confirm its appositeness but
the longer one gazes on the fair picture the deeper the impression that it
is but a symbol of the peaceful and
solacing attitude of body and mind
appropriate to such a perfect environment.
I first saw Tranquille under the
most favourable conditions. Although
a November day it was still summerlike, and the drive from Kamloops
exhilarating to a degree. We bowled
along the banks of the Thompson at
a merry pace to the accompaniment of
clouds of sand until we passed Rattlesnake bluff, four miles out; then from
a slight eminence I got my glimpse
of the site on which the great Philanthropic Institution of the West is
to be established.
How can I describe it? A valley
five miles long and perhaps two wide.
The Thompson, swollen to a lake,
creeping through. The bluest of skies,
undecked by a cloud. Not the grey
blue, suggestive of cold which may
often be seen in thc west, but the
clear sapphire blue which travellers
associate with Italy or Algiers. Later,
as the day wore on, the blue dome
was beaten to a ruddy glow deepening to crimson. The Aureole spread
along both sides of the valley and
found its radiant focus at its Western
Then Lake Tranquille became a
mirror, an inverted picture, with bush,
meadows, grey hillsides and browsing
cattle reflected on its surface. Westward stretched three thousand acres
of the finest land in the Province with
its settled ranches, a thousand head
of cattle dotting the fields, orchards
which have only just yielded for the
thirtieth year a rich harvest of fruit,
and here and there huge barns, ranch
houses, and cottages.
On the south side of the lake, like
a vaporous snake, a train was slowly
crawling. Across the lake a launch
was chug-chugging with passengers
for the Sanitarium. Flocks of wild
ducks wheeled over the weedy bays.
Two patients were returning from an
afternoon's recreation with a string of
rainbow trout slung over tlieir shoulders. A lean thoroughbred hound,
muzzle dripping gory, raced home
from  a  successful  coyote chase.
Passing through a field gate we
skirted thc orchard of the old Jordan
ranch recently acquired for the purposes of the Tranquille Sanitarium,
and in a few minutes pulled up at the
ranch house which at present does
duty as a retreat, lt fronts the lake,
and has been thoroughly cleaned and
garnished. Twenty-eight beds are in
use. A string of detached cottages
have been built at the west end and
to the house a large, well equipped
kitchen added.
Fresh air, good diet and bright surroundings are the order of the day.
The place has been metamorphosed
to attain this result. No one on the
premises, least of all a patient, is
allowed to look glum. And why
should they?
Here I found on a small scale a
duplication of the celebrated establishment which Dr. Tendcau has built
up in the Adirondacks. It is conducted on a system, based on scientific principles. Tranquille is confidently expected to shew sixty per
cent, of its patients discharged the
first year either permanently cured or
so relieved and the dread disease so
checked that they can resume tlieir
ordinary avocations.    If it never got
beyond that would it not more than
justify its existence?
But it will go far beyond, because
with the improved facilities afforded
by the new building which was officially recognized on Wednesday the
treatment will be more efficient and
with the finest climate enjoyed by
any similar institution it will at least
equal the best results attained elsewhere.
Further, it will be in line with the
foremost of the disease fighters, in a
position to take advantage of every
scientific discovery which spells amelioration until that great final discovery is made which sooner or later is
as certain to come as sunshine at
Tranquille; the discovery of an antidote to the "white plague" which will
forever end its ravages.
I could easily wax enthusiastic over
the work being done even now by the
splendid little staff. Dr. Irving reminds me of no one so much as of
my old friend, Dr. Wilfrid Grenfell, of
Labrador fame. He has the same
deeply religious nature, the same profound sympathy for suffering humanity, the same tender spirit and the
same air of other worldliness. He
has most obviously dedicated his life
to his work and it is a work not less
worthy than that which has gained
immortal fame for Father Damien,
His assistant, Mr. Tyrell, is an enthusiast, who six years ago was
dragged from the clutches of the
enemy which he is now fighting with
desperation for others. The matron,
Miss Matheson—well, of her I am almost afraid to speak. She is the embodiment of kindness, tlioughtfulness
and skill. She has a difficult position
to fill and she rises to its highest requirements. Davy Jones will have a
hard tussle with Miss Matheson for
any of her charges. Valour and devotion are her watchwords, and a
smile her trusty weapon.
These champions of a great cause
are ably conducting a defensive campaign whilst their indefatigable ally,
Dr. Fagan, is in the field on the aggressive. If the people of this Province only realized the half of what
I have so feebly tried to tell, they
would rise up as a man to support an
institution which more than any other
is fighting their cause, and seeking to
stem the tide of destruction which,
whether they recognize it or not, is
devasting bur population on every
If the people only knew the facts,
how tuberculosis in some form or
other is even now invading thousands
of homes in this Province, and being
spread unconsciously'^kiid through
failure to observe well known precautions. And knew, further that,
taken in time, the disease can be
stayed in almost every case if not actually cured, there would be a demand,
voiced in every paper, and on every
platform: "This must be a people's
institution, administered by the Government of the people, for the benefit
and protection of tlie people."
never held the confidence of the
people since the time of the
Cleveland administration. Mr.
Taft's election is chiefly notable
because it is eminently satisfactory
to England and * the Empire.
Commercially it means much to
Canada and already signs are multiplying of a speedy renewal of
activity in the great industries.
The new year should find things
normal in Canada and the States,
and it would not be surprising if
before the end of 1909 production
reached a new high water mark.
There is no doubt that
Cheaper coal and wood are too
Fuel. dear in Victoria.   The
complaint is general,
The winter's fuel bill in six-
roomed houses runs up to $120.
This is too much and more than
the average man can afford, to
pay. The complaint was voiced
in a letter which appeared in the
last issue of The Week. Seven-
fifty a ton for coal and seven-fifty
a cord for wood is beyond reason.
The Week is investigating tbe
subject and will shortly be prepared to give the public a detailed statement covering the subject. Meanwhile it may suffice to
mention that Fernie coal is sold
at $2 f.o.b. and -Nicola coal at the
same price. At the present moment a well-known firm is buying Nicola run of mine coal containing tbe fine just as it comes
out of the mine, for $1 a ton f.o.b.
Comparisons are odious, especially
in coal prices.
Important New Novels.
The important novels of the season are coming with a rush .this
month. Next week the Macmillans
will publish three of more than ordinary interest—"Friendship Village,"
by Zona Gale, author of "The Loves
of Pelleas and Etarre"; "The War
in the Air," by H. G. Wells, author
of "The Wheels of Chance"; and
"Joan of Garioch," by Albert Kinross,
author of "Davenant." The same
firm has just published new novels
by Marion Crawford, Alfred Ollivant,
the Castles, Mrs. Everard Cotes, and
E. V. Lucas.
Government House. Victoria.
Taft and
The Presidential election bus established the
Eepublican party in
power for another term.
Tlie victory is rather one for the
party than for the candidate. Mr.
Taft is not popular and the circumstances connected with his
nomination did not tend to raise
him in the public estimation. It
is more than likely that if the
election had taken place before
trade depression set in the result
Avould have been different, but the
party succeeded in convincing the
electorate that the return of prosperity would be delayed by a
change of policy, and that settled
it. Mr. Bryan is a man of a
higher type than the President,
more intellectual, more sympathetic ancl more affable, but he has
the misfortune to have created the
impression that he is capable of
entertaining freak notions, and he
is allied witli a party which has
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Porte Cochere, Government
House, Victoria," will be received by
the Honourable the Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works up to noon 01
Thursday, 12th November, 1908, for the
erection and completion of a Porte Cochere at Government House, Victoria.
Drawings, specilicatlons and forms of
contract and tender may be seen, on and
after the 1st November next, at the
oflice of the Public Works Engineer,
Lands and Works Department, Victoria.
Each tender must be accompanied by
an accepted bank cheque or certlflcate
of deposit on a chartered bank of Canada, made payable to the Honourable
the Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works, in the sum of $300.00, whieh
shall be forfeited if the party tendering
decline to enter into a contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fail to
complete the work contracted for.
Cheques or certificates of deposit of
unsuccessful tenderers will be returnea
to them upon the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless
made out on the forms supplied, slgneu
with the actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelope furnished.
The lowest or any tender will not
necessarily be accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 30th October, 1908.
Nov. 7
Notice is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Honourable Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum on Graham
No. 1—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of Lot Ten,
Graham Island; thence south 80 chains;
thence east 80 chains; thenee north 80
chains; thence west 80 chains to point
of commencement.
No. 2—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of Lot Ten,
Graham Island, thence south 80 chains;
thence west SO chains; thence north su
chains; thenee east SO chains to point
of commencement.
Percy Harrison, Agent.
No. 3—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner, opposite the
southwest corner of Lot 11, Graham
Island; thence south 80 chains; thenee
east 80 chains; thence north 80 chains;
thence west 80 chains to point of commencement.
Are you considering the fact that Christmas is rapidly drawing
near, and that you have a considerable amount of shopping to do
before the day arrives?
Do you not think it would be advisable to do your Christmas
purchasing now?
Our new goods are in all fresh and nice.
The store is not crowded as it will be later on, so you will have
ample opportunity to make deliberate selection.
Our engraver will be very busy soon too, and you may not be
able to have your purchases engraved if you should so desire.
There are some exclusive designs in which only one piece of
each is carried.   Early buyers have the advantage of full selection.
A small deposit on your purchase will secure it until such time
as you feel prepared to make full payment.
Challoner & Mitchell
Diamond Merchants and Silversmiths
1017 Qovernment Street Victoria, B. C.
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809 Government Street. Phone 730. Victoria, B.C.
Ribons,   Carbons and Supplies.
The Royal City Gas Improvement Co.
Head Office: Blaikie Block, Columbia St., New Wesminster.
President—L. A. Lewis, Esq New Westminster
Vice-President—C. E. Deal, Esq Vancouver
W. E. Vanstone, Esq., H. A. Eastman, Esq., J. A. Rennie, Esq.
Solicitors—Whiteside & Edmonds, New Westminster.
Bankers—Royal Bank of Canada.
Secretary—J.  A.  Rennie,  Esq., New Westminster.
CAPITAL      -     .-      $150,000
Divided into 1,500 shares of $100 each, of which 750 shares are
now offered for subscription at $100.
Terms of Payment—10 per cent, on application; 15 per cent on
allotment, and balance in instalments of 10 per cent, at intervals
of one month.
Agents for Victoria—Stewart Williams & Co., Auctioneers and
Agents,   Victoria,  from  whom   all   particulars   can   be  obtained.
Phone 1324.
Percy Harrison, Agent.
No. 4—Commencing at a post planted
at the northwest corner, being ten
chains south of the northeast corner of
T. L. 12947, thenoe south SO chains;
thence east 80 chains; thence north 80
chains; thenee west 80 chains to point
of commeneement.
Percy Harrison, Agent.
No. 5—Commencing at a post planted
at the northeast corner, one mile west
of the southeast corner of Lot Six,
thence south 80 chains; thence west 80
chains; thence north 80 chains; thence
east 80 chains to point of commencement.
Percy Harrison, Agent.
No. 6—Commencing at a post planted
at the northwest corner, one mile west
of the southeast corner uf Lot Six,
thence south SO chains; thence east 80
chains; thence north 80 chains; tnence
west 80 ehains to point of commencement.
Percy Harrison, Agent.    |
No. 7—Commencing at a post planted
at the southwest corner of Coal Licence
2304, being northwest corner; thencel
south SO chains; thence east 80 chains;!
thence north 80 chains; thence west 80|
chains to point of commencement.
Percy Harrison, Agent. >
No. S—Commencing at a post plantedl
at the northeast corner, at the south-l
east corner of 2306, Graham Islandj
thence south 80 ehains; thence wesrf
80 chains; thence north 80 chains*
thence east 80 chains to point of comJ
Percy Harrison, Agent.  1
No. 9—Commencing at a post planted,
at  the  southwest  corner,  opposite   the
southeast eorner   of  Coal Licence 2306,
thence north SO  chains;  thence east 80,
chains; thence south SO chains; thenco
west 80 chains to point of commence-!r
ment. rl
Percy Harrison, Agent. ■
No. 10—Commencing at a post plantedl
at the southwest corner, at the nortn-1
east corner of Coal Licence 2306, thencel
north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains-,!
thence south 80 cliains; thence west 80j|
chains to point of commencement.
Nov. 7 Percy Harrison, Agent. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, i9°8
Modern MEN, Modern METHODS, Modern MATERIALS
The illustration herewith represents some of our work
executed for the Canadian
Pacific Ry. Co. in their magnificent "Empress" Hotel at.
Victoria, B.C. The illustration does not do justice to
the work. This stairway, the
lovely Dining-room, and
other work in the Hotel
(done by us) has been admired by all who have visited the Hotel.
You'll find Weiler work in
the finest Homes and Hotels
and Stores in the Province.
We can refer you to hundreds of satisfied customers.
Furnishers of—
Reason Why
The chief reasons for bur
big business in Store and
Office Fixtures and general
Interior Woodwork are:
We try and keep right
down-to-date in all of these.
Our men are men of much
experience. Our machinery
is modern and we are continually making additions.
The woods we use are selected and the work of the
finishing department cannot
be excelled in the Province.
Furnishers  of—
Complete Home Furnishers
Two   Hundred   Young   People   i
Opera in Aid of Seamen's Institute.
The newly-organized Ladies' Guild
)f the Seamen's Institute are deter-
nined to build suitable quarters for
'Jack ashore." A nestegg for a
wilding site is already in the Bank
>f Montreal, and to swell the fund
hey have arranged with W. A. Milne,
)f Chicago, to prepare his fairy ex-
ravaganza, "The Pixies," for present-
ition at the Victoria Theatre on Fri-
lay and Saturday nights, November
:o and 21, with a special matinee on
Saturday. Mr. Milne has been hard
:'t work for the past ten days, ably
ssisted by Mrs. George Simpson and
firs. M. E. Corsan. Two hundred
oung ladies and children will take
>art, representing pixies, brownies,
[oblins, insects, pickaninnies, moneys, fairies, butterflies, flower girls,
iages, Amazon guards and Japanese
aaidens, all in grotesque and beati-
iful costuming. The principal parts
rill be in the hands of Miss Nellie
L T. Lugrin as Queen Titania, Miss
folet Goodwin as Prince Florimel,
'liss Glen Switzer as Cholly Chry-
aiithemum and Miss Lillian J. Clarke
s Angelica. Each will be heard in
olos and duets. Forty boys in gro-
:sque make-up, and over one hun-
red little girls in glittering tinsel and
pangles will personate all the well
nowii Elfin characters. An Amazon
larch and drill, in "wild west" cos-
tine, will be given by the Misses
l/inona Troupe, Vyvyan Bolton, Su-
stte Blackwood, Thornton Fell,
fizabeth Lubbe, Mary Bayliss, El-
iii Hickey, Blanche Smith, Phyllis
ay, Mary Alliott, Charity Rochfort
nd Brownie Angus. The Misses Sy-
il Bagshawe, Lilias Bagshawe, Nora
Lugrin, Vivian Blackwood, Gilda
Leary, Maude McB. Smith, Constance
Fisher, Lilian Holden, Madge Holden, Anna McQuade,' Loretta Spring
and Aileen Spring, in dainty Japanese
attire, will give a motion song and
dance, "The Lesson With a Fan";
and a scarf drill and dance will be
given by Grace Cameron, Frances
Briggs, Davida Raymur, Agnes Robertson, Erma Cessford, Ola Balcom,
Dorothy Forester, Jcanette Reilly,
Lily Nichols, Edna Gray, Rhoda Mc-
Gary, Eva Le Blanc, Gladys Fulton,
Hilda Simpson, Elsie Sparrow, Zilla
Balcom, Mary Sturgess, Phyllis Burrell, Gemma Gray and Violet Switzer.
Great enthusiasm has been aroused,
and three packed houses arc assured.
will   be   "Tale   of   a   Harem"   and
The New Grand.
Next week's bill is promised to bc
one of the very best in the whole
history of the popular Grand. One of
the big features will be Harry Luken's
wonderful performing bears, under
the direction of Mile. Beatrice, late
animal queen of Ringling Bros, circus.
Seven little brown and black bears
are in the troupe displaying uncommon intelligence and agility. Boxing
is their particular forte, in addition
they ride round on velocipedes, rolling balls, and perform other marvellous feats. Dolph and Susie Le-
vino have been creating a world of
merriment all over the circuit in their
new comedy sketch, "Hypnotizing a
Wife"; The Ader Trio claim to be
the world's greatest club jugglers and
introduce the only boy in the workl
juggling with live clubs at once.
Brown & Hodges are Indian cartoonists and singers; Mallia and Bart
have a sidesplitting acrobatic absurdity they call "The Baggage
Smasher"; Thos. J. Price sings a
new illustrated song, "Sweetheart
Days," and the new moving pictures
Recital Tonight by Albany Ritchie at
the Victoria Theatre.
The recital will begin promptly at
Press Extracts.
Those who look with suspicion upon new artists should have heard Albany Ritchie's line performance in the
Palmengarten on the 16th inst. Perhaps a little nervous at first in Lalo's
Symphonic Espagiiole, there was very
soon no trace of this left; on the
contrary, such repose and apparent
immobility, when working up passionate and tremendous climaxes is rarely—if ever—seen, and makes Mr.
Ritchie appear a kind of peculiar phenomenon in this one respect. One
looked in vain for a trace of facial
working's of any sort—for any sign
of emotional excitement in his outward bearing; yet standing there, as
immovable—apparently—as a rock, lie
stirred his audience to the very
depths, while with perfect mastery of
his instrument he delivered three of
the well-known classics with a strange
and unusual power, that produced an
almost "eerie" kind of effect upon
some of his listeners. Perhaps no
one would be more surprised to hear
this said than Mr. Ritchie himself, for
there was a total absence of tlie
"pose" or mannerism with him. Altogether modest and wholly unassuming', he is a technical Titan and a
deeply emotional interpreter, yet entirely without sentimentality. His
wonderful bowing and pure intonation
are worthy of all praise. I venture
to prophesy a full house another season. This year was, for instance, a
decided gain upon the last. I noticed
Brandes, Hartmann and other leading
critics present. A highly appreciative
audience kept up recalls until he had
granted four encores.—-"Guide to
Dresden," iSth January, 1908.
Mr. Albany Ritchie is all that one
would seek for in a solid and thorough violinist. He commands a remarkable technique (Ysaye school),
whicli justifies him in calling himseif
a virtuoso, and a satisfactory delivery.
His bowing is praiseworthy, and, indeed, remarkable; it is essentially
robust, particularly 111 the loud passages. Thus Mr. Ritchie's art is of 1
good character, "hardy and regardless." The applause was as mighty
as the audience was small.—"Dresd-
ner Nacll rich ten," 29th March, 1907.
Albany Ritchie, who gave a violin
concert yesterday in the Musenhaus,
is an Englishman born, but was, however, carried by circumstances to the
land of the dollarprince, where he has,
at the age of scarcely twenty-live,
drawn to himself considerable notice.
The best work he offered were details in Lalo's Spanish Symphony.
Thus in the same spirited, very difficult piece that was performed by
Thibaud a few days ago, Mr. Ritchie's
interpretation was still full of meaning, and in spite of Thibaud, he was
listened to with the greatest approbation. His violin delivered the glorified tones of the adagio in a really
magnificent manner, and as for the
theme on the G string, it served lo
place the significant gifts of the
player beyond a doubt. His Lalo
performance opens a future for him,
The Chaconne of Bach denoted diligence and dexterity in fingering and
bowing.—"Drcsdner Nottstc Nachrich-
te'n," 1 -Hth January, 1908.
As the Fan Views It.—"The men
who wrote the Declaration of Independence builded better than they
knew." "That's what. They had no
idea they were fixing it for us to see
two baseball games for the price of
one admission."
Claims against the estate of the late
Dr. Alexander Dowie aggregate $5,-
000,000. No danger of his not being long remembered.
Puzzled of Course.
Thc noted foreigner was perplexed.
"Zis was a strange countrcc," he
remarked with a frown. "The longer
I stay ze less 1 understand."
"What is the trouble now, Count?"
asked his American friend.
"Mooch, monsieur. I get on ze
train. Ze conductor carry mc past
my station. I get wild. I wave my
cane, 1 stamp my foot, 1 shout! Zen
ze conductor grab me and hold mc.
When I ask him why lie hold me he
says because he think 1 am off. Ha!
Hal He say I am off and zat ze noise
■—because 1 am not off, but on."
In  the  matter of an Application for a
Duplicate Cortlllcate of ritle to Dot
2(1   of   part  of  Sections   lil  and  08
(Map 2!)U)  Victoria City.
NOTICE   Is   hereby  given  that  lt  ls
my intention at  the expiration of one
month from tho date of tho lirst publication hereof to Issue a Duplicate Cortlllcate of Title to above land issued to
Robert Henry Brown on the 12th day
of January,  is!i_, and numbered lli3U4a.
Land   Registry  OIIlco,   Victoria,   B.C.,
tho 10th day of November, 11)08.
.Sidney Child, Solicitor for Applicant.
Nov. 14,
Victoria Theatre
G. A. Marshall Presents
In  thc  best  military  drama  written
in a decade     _^^_
A Story of the Soulh in 1865.
Prices—$1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c, 25c. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1908.
i i?
if A Lady's Letter *
ip *
if By  BABETTE. ^
Dear  Madge;
The most picturesque personality of
the day is to the fore again. The
piquancy of the Kaiser's picturesquc-
ness is as fascinating as the power of
his personality. The radiance that
scintillates over princes cannot lessen the lustre of his individuality, nor
the responsibilities of his position
curb the magnificence of his impetuosity. He sets Europe and Asia by
the ears with a word and a nod. The
Kaiser William is a great king, may
rank perhaps as one of the great men
of history. We may ridicule his inconsequence, take exception to the
grandiloquence of his moustachios or
deplore his nationality, but we cannot deny his imperial individuality.
He believes so supremely in himself
and his destiny, in the destiny of his
Empire, that he inspires one with his
own assurance. It may well be that
he appears out of perspective to the
present generation because he is too
big, and we are too near. The next
era will forget his indiscretions and
judge him by greater things. I do
not think that even adversity
could obscure him. His very
mistakes are magnificent; there
is a careless insouciance in all he
does. No circumstances would master such a man and I fancy him a
figure wherever hc wandered. It
seems to me that he appeals to one's
medieval adoration of the strong man,
the kingly man. He seems out of
place and too conspicuous in tlie
twentieth century. He may not bc
all wise, or all humble, but he is very
picturesque, and picturcsqueness covers a multitude of sins.
Have you come across those people who will classify everything. 1
number two or three in my acquaintances, and they have amused me at
first and bored me afterwards. They
are not happy till they have probed
their souls and put labels on all their
emotions. It might not be so tedious
if they refrained at that stage, but
they proceed to tabulate their friend's
emotions as well. Everything that is
not scientific, to them must be artistic. They pester one with science
and art, rule and theory as if humanity was a mathematical proposition
which only needed names. No doubt
it is well to know oneself, but this
vivid introspection is appalling. One
of these persons talks in the most impersonally matter of fact way about
"The Limitations of his Temperament" and the restriction imposed by
his "Hereditary Instincts." One would
conclude that he looked upon himself as an uninteresting experiment in
horticulture. He has no faith that
men are masters of their fates. They
are all creatures of environment. His
belief would take all of the poetry
and most of the entertainment from
life. Wc shall never be prevailed upon to think of ourselves as scientific
experiments in art, or artistic attempts
at science. I recommend one of these
dry-as-dust people a recent article of
Mr. G. K. Chesterton's. The writer,
in his usually delightfully cynical
way, tilts at thc mistakes of the popular point of view. He prods at politicians because they desire above all
things to be practical. He says, very
truly, that the practical things are not
the only things necessary and that
thc poor would appreciate kindness
and civility more than old age pensions. Those two, kindness and civility count more for happiness than all
the practical politics and politicians
But it did no good. My efforts
were purely wasted, for my scientific
friend ignored the article to catalogue the author. "Ah, Chesterton,
he is one of those brilliant men who,
etc., etc., etc,"
I have given him up in despair.
And really, we none of us properly
comprehend how much kindness and
civility mean. If we worked in large
departmental stores or slaved in offices we should understand how very
greatly they add to the amelioration
of labour. Even as it is we do appreciate it to some extent when our
friends are unkind or uncivil.
The reason that unkind critics and
faultfinders predominate is not far to
seek. It is naturally easier to condemn than to praise, to preach than
to practice—very much easier, for example, to tear your neighbour's gown
to shreds than to construct your own.
And this is at the root of the failing that menkind fallaciously believe
is the prerogative of women—scandal-
mongering. Men are no more free
from that failing than we are. It is
easier to find things to condemn than
things to praise in others, and we do
the easiest thing. Its a great pity,
because it's a dangerous (if interesting) vice, and because anyone can
find faults which are apparent, and
few of us good which isn't. Perhaps, too, we do not consider that we
are displaying our weaknesses when
we gossip, or remember how often
healthy humanity comes to tlie rescue,
denotes our criticisms as scandal and
mentally condemns the critic as an unsafe friend.
land and the means of production, no
man, unless he wishes to stultify
himself, can consistently claim to be
a Socialist and a Christian at the same
Socialism and Roman Catholicism.
Victoria, B.C., Nov. 9, 1908.
To  "Yukoner,"   White   Horse,   Y.T.,
care The Week,
Dear Sir,—I had almost given up
all hope of a reply when I was pleased
to find it, at last, in The Week of
October 31st. But, to borrow Comrade Johnson's words: "I do not consider your letter as an answer."
From the tenor of your communication, I am led to the conclusion that
you have never seen the famous encyclical of the late Pope Leo XI11. on
"The Relations of Capital and Labor." Whatever good there may be in
Socialism,—and I admit that it advocates some praiseworthy reforms;—
forms the keystone of that encyclical.
You are in error when you state
that it was owing to the formation of
the Labor party in 1885 that useful
reforms began to be enacted in Belgium. It was in 1884 that the Catno-
lic party was returned into power by
an overwhelming majority; and ever
since they have had full control of
the government. They then began to
enact that series of laws and reforms
which has placed Belgium on the
highest pinnacle of prosperity, in spite
of the united efforts and combined
strength of the Liberal and Socialist
parlies who, in a despicable spirit of
hostility and an unholy greed for
power, sought to thwart, hamper and
defeat the wise legislation, founded
on the "noble and elevating principles" of that monumental encyclical.
It is this Catholic party that has
extended the right of franchise and
introduced proportional representation in the legislative halls, so that
now the workingmen have a right to
vote and are represented in the councils of the nation.
You say: "If State ownership of
railroads in Belgium has helped to
bring about such happy results in
that country, why does your church
so bitterly oppose the same scheme
of ownership in this country?" 1
must confess that I am at a loss to
understand what you mean, I am
not aware that the Catholic church
was ever consulted in these matters,
or has ever given an expression ot
opinion, either pro or con, 011 the subject. Please be a little more specific,
and let us know when and where the
church has expressed herself adversely on stale ownership of railroads in
this country. Do not resort to general, uncorroborated charges. Let us
deal with facts.
Your reference to Spain, Portugal,
Italy, etc., is unfortunate for your
side of the question, and has no bearing on the subject. 1 proved that
Belgium is prosperous, happy and
contented because it is ruled by a
ministry that is guided by the "noble
and elevating principles" of the Catholic Church. To disprove my argument you iJiould give as examples
countries that are governed by those
same principles, and yet are grovelling in poverty and misery. The
countries which you cite are nominally Catholic, it is true, but their
rulers are little better than the
avowed atheistic government of
France, and are incessantly opposing
the Church in her efforts to uplift thc
You conclude: "The Roman Catholic Church has nothing to fear from
Socialism, as a Christian Church, for
under Socialism people would be still
at liberty to believe ill her teachings
and superstitions." Thank you, for
the last word. But remember insult
is not argument.
Now, 1 say that as long as Socialism would abolish religion; do away
with lhe present form of marriage
and substitute for it free love; take
from the individual all ownership of
So th'e appropriation for street work
is all spent and according to the latest
verdict of the City Fathers Victoria
must plod along in her muddy way
until after the next Civic elections
and the provision of a new fund.
I do not pose as a financial expert,
nor do I know much about the ethics
of City government, but I do know
that there must be a screw loose
somewhere when we have this same
cry year after year: "No money for
street maintenance." I also think it
is a safe conclusion that a little more
skill is required in making out the
estimates. Is it going too far to suggest that the City Fathers need a
little more courage to tell the ratepayers just how much is needed to
keep the machine going? If a small
addition to the rates is necessary it
would be ungrudgingly paid providing
it is judiciously expended.
Nothing is wiser in municipal management than to improve a city. From
a business standpoint it pays. Every
good, well paved street, every concrete sidewalk, every neat boulevard
adds to the value of real estate, and
of business investments. Progressive
cities realize this—Fernie, Nelson,
Kamloops and other comparatively
small western cities are indulging in
the luxury of such up-to-date improvements. Victoria has done fairly
well the last few years, but is is only
a beginning and there should be no
"let up." To at least keep abreast
of Pacific Coast progress should be
our motto. This cannot be done with
street work stopped for three months,
or with unscientific road-making and
tight pavements. Let the Council
face the difficulty and get skilled advice on road-making and paving as it
has had to do for its water scheme,
and then vote sufficient funds to keep
the work going all the year round.
The long looked for relief has come
at last and with a copious rainfall
street service, power and light are
again normal. Now that the trouble
is over for this season it cannot be
too strongly insisted on that Victoria
has been a very heavy loser by the
restricted services of the last few
months. It could and should have
been avoided. The experience is a
warning to the City Council to get a
move on in the direction of a permanent water supply and to the B. C.
E. R. to re-organize their service voluntarily rather than wait until the
city is up in arms. More cars, of a
larger and more modern type are required; cars with longer platforms,
not necessarily to ride on, but so
that people may pass in and out without coming into collision. In Victoria, of all places, the cars sluuld
be better ventilated for many reasons,
but for one special reason which 1
do not wish to discuss now.
I also hope wc are getting within
measurable distance of the time when
there will be more very badly needed
extensions of the tramway system.
The one to Ross Bay is an excellent
move, but there are others equally
urgent, and perhaps still more pressing as the double-tracking of Fort St.
to Oak Bay junction. The B.C.E.R.
has done well for Victoria, but in
our growing time which has fairly begun it needs a little more enterprise.
Any fault that can bc found does not
lie at the door of the local management which is fully alive to the requirements of the case, but with
those who control the purse strings;
let them bc loosened.
I notice by the advertisements in
the daily papers that in a few weeks
Nordica will bc with us. I sometimes think that with respect to really
great artists people do not realize
tlieir privileges. As we get older we
look with increasing reverence on the
For Fall and Winter we are showing;
Semi-Ready Styles in Exclusive Patterns
in Raincoats and Overcoats, Finished to
your measure in two hours,
Semi-Ready Tailoring
B. Williams & eo.,
Sole Agents for SEMI-READY
men who have fought our battles, on
the statesmen who have made our
laws, on the orators who have swayed
the emotions of men; but not to the
same extent on the great actors and
singers who" have ministered to our
enjoyment. Their influence is more
evanescent as is their fame.
Yet we listen with respect to the
man or woman who can say: "I heard
Jenny Lind or the younger Kean."
Before many generations he will bc a
"rara avis" who can say: I heard
Sims Reeves, or Patti, or Irving. A
few generations later the man who
can recount experiences of Nordica
or Bernhardt will be a subject of interest and note.
I hold 110 brief for Nordica, but she
is beyond compare the prima-donna
of the day. Taking her altogether no
such singer and no such artist has
ever been heard in Victoria. She
conies here before her superb powers
have perceptibly weakened and to
hear her will be a lasting memory.
Last week I was lounging in the
hall-way of the Victoria post office.
Two young lady tourists from Seattle
drifted from the picture post card
counter. Suddenly the eyes of one'
of them lighted on the official placard notifying the public of the recent
elections. It was the heading which
caught her attention:
"E. R. Proclamation."
Said one: "Why just look at that!
What does E. R. stand for?"
The other replied: "Don't you
know? Why Teddy Roosevelt. His
name isn't Teddy really; they only
call him that for short. His real
name is Edward."
"Go on," retorted the first speaker,
"I don't believe it's that at all. We're
in Canada, not Seattle." Then after
pausing a moment: "I know what it
is. This is King Edward's country.
It stands for him—'Edward Regina."
I wended my way to 1208 Government street a sadder and a wiser man,
reflecting for the thousandth time that
"a little knowledge is a dangerous
Sporting Comment.
I have to extend my hearty congratulations to the Victoria Association football eleven which has so sue-,
cessfully lowered the colors of both
Nanaimo and Vancouver within the
past week. The first game against
Nanaimo at Oak Bay last Saturday
was conceded to the visitors, but the
"never say die" spirit of the Victoria
team carried them to victory within
the last ten minutes when by combined efforts on the part of every
man on the team the locals scored
three goals in that period. I was
agreeably surprised at the result, as
at half time the score stood three
goals for the visitors with the locals
blank. In addition to this the locals
wcre certainly getting the worst of
the deal from the referee. In fact
any judge of the game on the grounds
will admit that out of these three two
were scored from off side. This was
the proposition that the locals stacked
up against on resuming play in the
second half. But they were not defeated. After playing twenty-live
minutes Buxton scored. With ten
minutes before time would be called,
encouraged by their supporters the
locals started a clip that put the,
visitors out of the running and it was
only on the call of time that savec
them from greater defeat. The ac
tion of the referee during the gam<
was decidedly averse to clean play
Fouls of the worst possible descrip*
tion were overlooked while he di<
not appear to have the slightest ide;
of off side play. The executive o
the association should certainly sc
that capable officials are appointed
otherwise one team or the other i:
sure to get the worst of it. The plai
of the locals on Saturday, while thej
won, was not as satisfactory as coull
be expected. Beancy in goal mad<
some fine stops, but he missed 1
couple of easy ones, whicli at 0111
time looked as if they might provi
costly. A bad fault in his playing ii
his action in using his feet insteac
of his hands. There is no sure:
method than thc hands and the soonei THE WEEK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1908.
he realizes this the better it will be
for the team, for the time will certainly come when he will miss one
of those flying kicks. Always make
sure by catching is the maxim that
he should adopt. The backs played
sure and were equally reliable on the
defensive as well as offensive. The
halves were. weak. Pelford was away
off color. Elton played good at times
but does not play with good judgment. Kerchin was up against a hard
man, but played a good, reliable
game. Of the forwards the palm certainly went to Button. He is a
speedy player and besides this he is
generous to a degree. Never attempting to play the hog. I was doubtful
about Thomas getting his place, but
any time he feeds Buxton the way he
does he is entitled to his place. Sedger was not up to form. Sherritt and
Okell appeared to be slightly afraid,
but at times they did good work.
Nanaimo had the strongest eleven
they could get and were greatly disappointed at losing.
The game on Monday against Vancouver, however, was the best exhibition of the two.    The local eleven
played  a   much better  game  and if
anything were  up  against  a  harder
proposition.    For this game Kerchin
did not appear on time and his place
was taken by Petticrew and he cer-
:ainly justified his selection, and from
lis showing is  entitled to his place
or   the   remainder   of   the   season,
ieaney was  again at fault with his
eet.    Prevost started off badly, but
fter limbering up he played a star
;ame.    Lorimer  was  the   stumbling
lock to the forwards in both games,
ie visitors not taking kindly to his
reat form.    Telford played a better
ame than Saturday, but Elton, while
urgr  was   not  as  aggressive.    The
irwards worked harder.   Sedger re-
eemed himself after Saturday, while
herritt and Okell worked to better
rlvantage.      Buxton    and    Thomas
orked well together, the former be-
ig responsible  for all  three  goals.
Ihe result of this game was three
•nil and the score certainly indicated
e play; if anything the score should
ive been bigger. The result of these
io games have somewhat, dampened
expectations of both visiting
ams, while the hopes of the sup-
rtersof the local eleven have risen
rrespondingly. With one or two
anges on the line-up Victoria will
ve any team in the league a run,
d it would not be surprising to see
a locals' near the top of the league,
lere is material in this city for a
st class eleven, but I hope the
ances of Victoria winning the
land championship will not be
irred by the action of the clubs in
tering two teams. Now that the
:als have got going it is up to their
.porters to help them in every
liner as it is only by this method
it any good will be accomplished.
Miere is one very pleasing piece of
vs this week and that is that
lwengers will again be seen in As-
iation football, he having cast his
with the J.B.A.A., and will be
their line up this afternoon against
Fifth Regiment. I am very pleas-
to see him out as he will be a deed acquisition not only to that
b but should also gain his place on
Victoria team. I understand that
will play centre half. This is
at headwork on the part of the
fs and their action in playing him
j that position should win them
(•e games than they have been do-
fow that the Soccer players are
ping their end up, it is absolutely
hssary that the Rugby players
Jild get busy. I have to acknowl-
that some of the players have
li practicing regularly, but there
[others who are not so keen.   To
I I have only to say that unless
get to work the defeat of the
Is  will   be   on   their  head   when
their assistance victory will alii  sure  to  rest  on   the  Victoria
Now that the Vancouver team
II its way back from California,
ime should be lost in getting to
There is in Victoria sufficient
:nai to make a rattling good lif-
but the players must be in con-
11, otherwise the McKechnie cup
certainly not come to Victoria.
Buck up fellows and show the Soccer boys you are not behind when it
comes to playing for the honour of
good old Victoria.
There was a certain amount of disappointment for the local sports on
Monday by the defeat of Baylis in the
long-distance race at Vancouver. He
was looked on to uphold the colours
of the J.B.A.A., but the best he could
do was to finish fourth. Baylis is a
good runner, but he \yill have to develop before he can expect to win
from such runners as were in the
race on Monday. He might be assisted materially by his clubmates in
training by running with him. It is
a hard proposition running five oi
six miles in the dark all alone,
Basketball is coming to the front
rapidly and some good games should
be witnessed in Victoria this winter.
A league with representatives from
this city and every near-by city has
been formed aiid should prove productive of good sport.
Not to be outdone by their American cousins the management of the
Elite amusement parlors have arranged a bowling tourney to which he has
invited team from Bellingham. Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver. New
Westminster and Nanaimo. This
should prove interesting as an International tournament has never yet
been undertaken in this city. The
new parlors are located on Fort St.,
in what is known as the Philarmonic
Hall. It has been completely renovated. New alleys have been installed and everything is up-to-date.
To those who desire a mild form of
recreation the Elite' Amusement Parlors will prove a boom.
In a recent New York divorce case
it was testified that one perfect lady
bit another perfect lady at a card
party. Must have been the tooth of
"Companies Act, 1897."
Province of British Columbia.
No. 460.
This is to certify that the "Spring-
Held Fire and Marine Insurance Company," is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of
British Columbia, and to carry out or
effect all or any of the objects of the
Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate at the City of Springfield, ln
the State of Massachusetts.
The amount of capital of the Company is two million dollars, divided Into twenty thousand shares of one hundred dollars each.
The head office of the Company in
this Province Is situate at Vancouver
and C. H. Macaulay, General Insurance
Agent, whose address is Vancouver
aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.
Given under my hand and seal of
Offlce at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this thirtieth day of October,
one thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L. S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has been established and licensed are:
Por the purpose of making Insurance
against losses by flre and against maritime losses.
Nov. 7.
TAKE NOTICE that Samuel George
Marling, of Victoria, real estate agent,
intends to apply for permission to lease
the following described land for quarrying purposes:—Commencing at a post
planted on Lorimer Creek, about one-
quarter mile from the Gordon River;
thence west 40 chains; thence north 160
chains; thence east 40 chains; thenco
south 160 ehains to point of commencement.
Nov. 7 Alfred Deacon, Agent.
engagement as help or companion;
domesticated, linguist, willing to
travel. ' Apply L. W., care Week
Offlce, Victoria, B.C.
No. 354.
"Companies Act, 1S97."
I HEREBY CERTIFY that "The Jordan River Lumber Company of New
York," has this day been registered as
an Extra-Provincial Company under tho
"Companies Act, 1S97," 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 offlce of the Company is
situate In the City of New York,
Borough of Manhattan, County of New
York,  State of New York.
The amount of the capital of tne
Company is flve hundred thousand dollars, divided into five thousand shares
of one hundred  dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company In
this Province is situate at Victoria and
J. D. Lilts:, whose address is Victoria,
B.C., is the attorney for the Company.
The Compnny is limlted.c
Given under my hand and Seal of
Oflice at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this thirteenth day of October, one thousand nine hundred and
(L. S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies,
Oct. 17
It's a
Waste of
to buy an unreliable make of
We    guarantee    every    new
Piano we sell.
New pianos from $265.00 upwards,
Second-hand     pianos     from
$40.00 up.
Herbert Kent, Mgr.
To " introduce  throughout  B.C.
Charter Oak Steel Range
Of which there are over 400 iu
Victoria alone.
We make the following offer,
viz.:—-On receipt of following
prices we deliver, freight prepaid, to any point in B. C,
reached by direct transit, lake
or rail:
1-14  in.  oven,  4  hole,  high
closet    $43
i-iS  in.   oven,  6  hole,  high
closet  $46
1-18  in.   oven,  6 hole,  high
closet  $50
If not as represented return
at our expense and get your
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"Companies Act, 1897."
Province of British Columbia.
No. 452.
THI SIS TO CERTIFY that the "National Flre Insurance Company of Hartford," is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of
British Columbia, and to carry out or
effect all or any of the objects of the
Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company Is situate at Hartford,  Connecticut.
Tho amount of capital of tne Company
is flve million dollars, divided into fifty
thousand shares of one hundred dollars
The head office of the Company in this
Province is situate at Victoria, and W.
A. Lawson, Insurance Agent, whose address is Victoria, B.C., ls the attorney
for the Company.
Given under my Hand and Seal of
Office at Victoria, Provinco of British
Columbia, this tenth day of Septembar,
one  thousand  nine  hundred  and   eight.
(L. S.) S.  Y.  WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has been established and licensed are:—
To make Insurance against the loss by
flre on all kinds of real, mixed and personal property of every name and description, and are also authorized to insure on vessels of all descriptions, ana
on all kinds of goods and merchandise;
and said Corporation shall be liable to
make good, and to pay to the several
persons who may or shall ue insured
by tho said Corporation for all losses
they may sustain in the subject matter
insured, in accordance with the terms
of the contract of insurance and of the
form of the policies issued by said Company, which said policies, and all other
contracts of said Company, may be
made with or without the common seai
of said Company, and shall be signed by
the President or Vice-President and
countersigned by the Secretary, and, being  so  signed  and  executed,  shall  bo
obligatory on said Company. To make
insurance against loss or damage by
wind or hail storms, lightning, tornadoes, cyclones, leakage of sprinklers ana
sprinkler systems installed or maintained for the purpose ot protecting
against fire, and explosions, whether nre
ensues or not; provided the same shall
be clearly expressed In the policy, but
nothing herein shall be construed to empower said company to insure against
loss or damage to person or property
resulting from explosions of steam
In the mater of an application for a
Duplicate Certificate of Title to Lot
1, Block  14,   (Map 537A), Town of
Port Esslngton.
NOTICE ls  hereby given  that  it ls
my intention at the expiration of one
month from the date of the first publication hereof to issue a Duplicate Certificate  of Title to above land Issued
to Edward Ebbs Charleson on ihe 28th
day   of   March,    1905,   and   numbered
Land  Registry Office,  Victoria,  B.C.,
the 18th day of August, 1908.
commencement, and containing 640 acrea
more or less.
Dated June 30, 1908.
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICE that William H. Perkins, of Phoenix, B.C., occupation Station Agent, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted three
and one-half miles east of the southeast corner of Indian Reservation No.
1, Fort George; thence north 80 chains;
thence west 80 chains; thence south 80
chains; thence east 80 chains to the
point of commencement and containing
640 acres, more or less.
Dated June 30, 1908.
Vancouver Island Trunk Road—Sections
1, 6, 7 and 8.
SEPARATE SEALED TENDERS superscribed "Tender for Section , Vancouver Island Trunk Road," will be received by the Hon. Chief Commissioner
of Lands and Works up to and including Monday, the 21st day of September,
1908, for constructing and completing
Sections 1, 6, 7 and 8, each Section being two miles, more or less, in length,
of the Vancouver Island Trunk Road.
Plans, profiles, drawings, specifications and forms of contract and tender may be seen by intending tenderers,
on and after Monday, the 31st day of
August, 1908, at the office of the undersigned, Lands and Yorks Department,
Victoria, B.C., and at the office of the
Government Agent, Duncan, B.C.
Intending tenderers can obtain one
set of the location plans and profile,
and of the specification of each or any
Section, for the sum of five (?5) dollars
per set, on application to the Public
Works Engineer.
Each separate tender shall be for one
Section of the road only, and must be
accompanied by an accepted bank cheque
or certificate of deposit on a chartered
bank of Canada, made payable to the
order of the Hon. the Chief Commissioner, in the sum of two hundred and
fifty ($250) dollars, which shall be forfeited if the party tendering decline or
neglect to enter into contract when
colled upon to do so, or fail to complete the work contracted for.
Tenders will not be considered unless
riiua out, on the f.rms supplied, separately Jur each Section of the road as
spe lied, sigi.ed with the actual signatures oi he tenderers, accompanied t>y
the abovu-hieT'tioned cheque and enclosed In the em-elope furnished.
The Chief Commissioner is not bound
to accept the lowest or any tender.
Public Works  Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., August, 1908.
Sept. 5
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICE tliat Edward L.
Thompson, of PhoenU, B.C., occupation
Miner, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
Commencing at a pest planted flve (6)
miles southeast of the southeast corner
of Indian Reservation No. 1, Fort
George; thence sou*-'i 80 chains; thence
west 40 chains; thence north 80 chains;
thence east 40 chains to the point of
commencement and containing 320 acres
moro or less.
Dated June 30th,  1908.
Aug. 15        EDWARD L. THOMPSON.
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICE that John A. Morrln,
of Phoenix, B.C., occupation Merchant,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted four (4)
mlles east of the southeast corner of
Indian Reservation No. 1, Fort George,
thence east 80 chains; thence south 40
chains; thence west SO chains; thence
thence north 40 chains to the point of
commencement and containing 320 acres
more or less.
Dated June 30, 1908.
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICE that Charles H. Pinker
of Phoenix, B.C., occupation Miner, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted five (5)
miles southeast of the southeast corner
of Indian Reservation No. 1, Fort
George, thence south 80 chains; thence
east 40 chains; thence north 80 chains;
thenco west 40 chains to the point of
commencement and containing 320 acres
moro or less.
Dated June 30, 1908.
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICE that John D. MacLean
of Phoenix, B.C., occupation Physician,
intends to apply for permission to purchase tho following described land:
Commencing at a post planted four
(4) mlles east of the southeast corner
of Indian Reservation No. 1, Fort
George, thence south 80 chains; thence
west 80 chains; thence north 80 chains;
thence east  80 chains  to tho point of
District of Fort George.
TAKE NOTICB that Donald J. Matheson, of Phoenix, B.C., occupation Postmaster, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
Commencing at a post planted four (4)
miles east of the southeast corner of
Indian Reservation No. 1, Fort George,
thence north 80 chains; thence west 10
chains; thence south 80 chains; thence
east 80 chains to the point of commencement and containing 640 acres, more or
Dated June 30, 1908.
Shakespeare Says:
1 "There is a tide in the affairs of
man which, taken at the ebb, leads
on to fortune." ,
How often that opportunity is
lost through lack of Capital!
How many golden opportunities
are lost by improvident men!
Dontbe Improvident
Start to Save at Once
so when opportunity knocks you
will be ready.
We allow 4 per cent on Savings
and give the privilege of issuing
The Great West
Permanent Loan and
Savings Co.
1204 Government Street
Phone 1055. Local Manager.
"Companies Act, 1897."
Province of British Columbia.
No. 464.
This is to certify that "The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada" is authorised and licensed to carry
on business within the Province of British Columbia, and to carry out or effeot
all or any of the objects of the Company to which the legislature authority
of the Legislature of British Columbia
The head ofllce of the Company is situate at the City of Toronto, in the Province of Ontario.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is five hundred thousand dollars, divided Into live thousand shares ot
one hundred dollars each.
The head office of the Company ln
this Province is situate at Temple Building in the City of Victoria, and Robert
Ward & Company, Limited Liability, Insurance Agents, whose address is Victoria aforesaid, is the attorney for the
Given under my Hand and Seal of
Offlce at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this eighteenth day of September, 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 transact and carry on the business
of Insurance and re-insurance against
loss or damage from explosion to stationary, marine and locomotive boilers,
the machinery connected therewith, or
the house or houses, store or stores, or
other building or buildings, or vessel,
steamer, boat or other craft in whlcn
the same are placed or to which they
may be attached, or to any goods, wares,
merchandise, cargo or other property of
any description stored or conveyed
therein; and for the said purposes, or
any or either of them at any and all
times and places, to make and executo
written or printed, or partly printed and
partly written policies, contracts, agreements or undertakings according lo the
exigency of the particular case and
cases, and generally to do and perform
all the necessary matters and things
connected with anil proper to promote
those objects. And lhey shall hnvo tho
additional powers of making, entering
into and executing policies, contracts,
agreements and undertakings, guaranteeing engineers and liromen In actual at-
todance upon any holler insured hy tho
said company against loss of life or
injury to person, resulting from the explosion thereof.
Sept. 2.
In  the  matter of an application  for a
Duplicate   Coi-tlllcnle   of   Title   to
East half of Sec. S, R. 6, N. half of
Sec.   7,   R.   6,   W.   half   of   Sec,   6,
R.   7,   W.   half   of   Sec.   7,   R.   7,
Quamichan District.
NOTICE  Is   hereby  given   that  lt  ls
my intention at  the expiration  of one
month from the date of the first publication hereof to issue a Duplicate Certificate of Title to snld lnnds issued to
James Mearns on the Oth day of December,  1871, and* numbered  392A.
Land  Registry   Offlce,   Victoria,   B.C.,
the 2lit.li dny of September, 190S,
Oct. 3 Registrar-General.
In the matter or an application for a
Duplicate Certlflcate of Title to west
half of Subdivision No. 20 of Suburban Five-Acre Lot No. IX, Victoria City.
NOTICE Is hereliy given that It Is
my Intention nt the expiration of one
month from the dnte of Ihe first publication hereof' to issue a Duplicate Certificate of Title to said hind Issued to
Richard Baker on the 13th dny of May,
ISS*!, nnd numbered fl662A.
Land Registry Ofllce, Victoria, B.C.,
the 1st day of October, 190S.
Reglst rnr-General.
Oct. 3 CO
Friday and Saturday Nights and
Saturday Matinee
Nov. 20 and 21
<». _-_ __._^.<
"The Pixies"
By W. A. MILNE, author of "Aladdin," etc.
All in grotesque and beautiful costuming, representing Pixies, Brownies,
Goblins, Insects, Pickaninnies, Monkeys, Fairies, Butterflies, Flower Girls,
Pages, Amazon Guard, Japanese Maidens, etc.
Evening prices, 25 cents to $10.00.    Matinee  prices—Children,   25   cents;
adults, 50 cents.    (No seats reserved for matinee.)
Sale opens at the box office Wednesday morning, November 18.
"It is the most beautiful and laughable entertainment ever devised for
amateurs."—Minneapolis Journal. ..... ■■   ••   •   •
The Led-dog.
(Reprinted from Toronto Saturday
Night and respectfully dedicated to
Victoria Civic Council).
A little girl and her dog were trotting along one of the city streets a
few days ago when a policeman stopped the pair and complained that the
dog did not wear a tag to show that
it was licensed to be at large. Thc
little girl explained that she did not
live in the city; she and the dog were
visitors in town for the day. They
lived in York township, and in that
municipality the dog was a taxpayer
and therefore entitled to all the rights
of citizenship in this world that a dog
can acquire. The little girl did not
use these words, but such was the gist
of her explanation. But the policeman took down her father's name and
address and he was summoned to appear in police court for having an unlicensed dog.
Not having an unlicensed dog, not
being a resident of Toronto, the receiver of the summons argued that he
was not subject to the city by-law
anent dogs, but subject only to the
York township by-law. So he hunted
up his tax-bills, confident that he
would only need to show these at the
City Hall and the case would be
dropped as one taken in error. But
he was mistaken. He was referred
from one authority to another until
Inspector Archibald, in his well-
known awful manner, squelched him.
No mistake had been made; he had
to appear in court. But, on appearing, the magistrate let the "offender"
off until called on, to the annoyance
of the Inspector, who wanted him
punished "for trying to teach us our
But there more in this case than
Inspector Archibald is capable of seeing. If the municipality of the Township of York enacts a by-law concerning dogs and if under that bylaw a dog is licensed to run at large,
where does Mr. Archibald derive his
authority for interfering with that
animal? The license of one municipality is of equal force with that
of  another.    Is  it  contended,  then,
that a dog must not, on pain of
death, wander from the municipality
iii which it is licefised. May it be
impounded, and under authority of
local by-law chloroformed or shot?
Such appears to be the claim set up
by the city of Toronto. If the claim
be a sound one, it can also be set
up by the township of York and
other municipalities adjoining the
city. Tagged dogs from the city may
be seized and shot once they trot
across the imaginary line which constitutes thi city 'limits. Those men
who, on Sunday mornings, go for long
walks in 'the country attended by
Great Danes, prize bull-dogs, fox-
terriers of curious value, may have
their dogs seized and destroyed, or
they may be forced to appear before
a magistrate out in the country and
fined for not paying a dog tax in thc
municipality through which they took
their pets for an airing. When the
hounds chase the anise seed bag
across a municipal boundary they
could be seized and destroyed. There
are two sides to this thing.. Thc
city should not assert too arrogant
an authority or the country may make
ll__[f S. MANIC
The Distinguished Actor
(Management Liebler & Co.)
In Edwin Milton Royle's Virile Story
of the West
250   Performances   at   Wallack's
Theatre, New York City.
Prices—50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00.
Box  Office  opens   10  a.m.   Friday,
Nov. 13th.
Joe  Weber's  Big   Musical   Play
Host of College Boys and Girls in 20
Strong Hits.
Lower  floor at $1.00.
Prices—-25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00.
Put yourselves and your children in the original Jute Sole
Shoes, manufactured in the Old
Country, hundreds of testimonials of the same pair worn
daily for years; no corns; no
hot or cold feet; perfect comfort. All sizes, one price, two
dollars per pair, delivered iu
your mail, duty and postpaid.
Remit mail order today.
Jute Sole Shoe Co'y
Victoria Post Office, B.C.
The New Grand
Mancgement of ROBT. JAMIESON.
Under the Direction of Mile' Beatrice,
late Animal  Queen,  Singling
Bros.' Circus.
In Their Original Comedy Sketch
'Hypnotizing a Wite,"
World's Greatest Club Jugglers.
Introducing   the   Only   Boy   in   tne
World Juggling Five Clubs at
Indian Singing Cartoonists.
Presenting Their Acrobatic Absurdity
"The Baggage Smashers."
THOS. j. PRICE,     Bong Illustrator.
"Sweetheart Bays."
"Tale of a Harem."      "Bathing."
M. Hagel, Director.
Roller Rink
Refined  Roller  Skating.
Under New Management.
Admission: Mornings, free; afternoon and evening, 10c.
Skates, 25c.
Sessions daily, 10 to 12 a.m.
2 to 4.30 p.m.; 7.45 to 10 p.m.
Extra sessions Wednesday and
Saturday, 4.30 to 6.30 p.m.
None but Richardson Bali-Bearing Skates used.
We cater to respectable patronage only.
SALT  CODFISH,  per  lb ioc
MACKEREL, each   40c and 50c
BLOCK   COD    1.5c
OOLICHANS, 2 lbs.  .., 25c
Goods that move carry no dust. Our immense trade keeps
stock moving rapidly, yet we are offering best Xmas Fruits at
prices of the cheapest.
1317 GOVERNMENT ST. Tel. 52, 1052 and 1590
Where you get good things to eat and drink.
\ Hotel
What is the most awkward
time for a train to start?
12:50; as it is ten to one
you don't catch her.
Because it is the only restaurant in the city which
employs all white cooks and everything is the best
quality, dishes served up daintily, at reasonable price.
W. S. D. Smith, Proprietor.
645 YATES ST., Victoria, B.C.
American Steel Clad Electric iron.
Simplest and best on the market;  costs less to operate and maintain    than    any
other. Can be attached   to   any
electric   light   or
I power circuit;
^J easy to attach, no
*[   danger.    Equally
?i valuable   to   the
J    tourist    or    the
Unrivalled   for
00.   We will give ten days'
laundry purposes.   PRICE ONLY
free trial if desired, to Victorians.
B. C. ELECTRIC CO., Limited
Corner Fort and Langley Streets.
Sweedish Massage
is excellent in all cases of muscular
Swedish Masseur.
Room 2, Vernon Blk., Douglas St.
Phone 1629.   Tours, 1—6 p.m.
Fine Groceries
623 Yates St.    -    VICTORIA, B.C.
Write me for 1908
Cockburn's Art Gallery
(Successors to WILL MARSDEN) PHONE 1933
665 Granville Street,      Vancouver, B.


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