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Array The Week
With which is incorporated
Week End
A British Columbia Newspaper and Review.
'ol. XI, No. 12-Eleventh Year
Victoria, B.C., Canada, May 3, 1913
5c a copy, $2.00 a year
"No policy will be satisfactory   to   the   people of British
| Columbia which does not include a  substantial   and  prompt
Victoria's Day
(IT Victoria Day, but Victoria's Day, when for the first time
llic Capital of British Columbia bids fair to live up to its
titlo in every respect. Tlio meeting of tho Board of Trade
Tuesday was without doubt tho most important gathering in the
listen' of tho city, not; only by reason of its representative character,
it more particularly because it, chronicled the fulfilment of a policy
liich wben carried out will make Victoria tho most important port
t the I'acilie Coast. It is difficult to speak of the prospects without
ipoaring to exaggerate. The splendid success which attended the
ission of Capt. Logan and Mr.' II. B. Thomson to Ottawa was
nphiitically recognized by the ovation accorded to them, and the
soluliou of thanks which was inscribed on the minute book.  But it
when ono contemplates their report that it. is possible to realize that
ir Victoria the hour has struck. In addition to the breakwater to
isl upwards of $2,000,(1(10, whicli will afford adequate protection to
ie Inner and Outer Harbours, and on which construction is already
rocoeding, the delegation were able to report thc addition of two im-
101180 piers, each a thousand foot long, and tho immediate grant of
ii adequate appropriation to cover all the work whicli will be done
lis year. Tho two piers will cost $3,000,000, and the whole of this,
igethor with the $2,000,000 for the breakwater, will ho expended
ilhin Iwo years from date. In the fall of this year work will commence on a huge dock wall nearly a mile in length to encircle the
onghees Reserve.    This wall will form the outer abutment of a
nliiiuous wharf, and will reclaim nearly thirty acres of land. With-
it auy subsidiary work the wall will cost $2,000,000.   The estimate
the engineers for harbour dredging and rock blasting in the Inner
arbour and approaches runs to $2,000,000, which will he spread
er lour or live years. It is not. likely that tho requirements of the
irt will be met even when Ihis stupendous work is completed, and
lie Week anticipates that as soon as the Harbour Commission is
ipointed, it will propose the absorption of the Rithet wharves and
lieir amalgamation in a larger scheme which will continue ft range
concrete piers from those now agreed to be constructed to the edge
' the channel leading to the Inner Harbour. This brief survey takes
•guizauce only of what may lie called marine work, but it predicates
great port at, Vietoria, and shows that not only are the Board of
rude and its energetic, President working in the best interests of tho
tv in pushing these projects, but also that the Government is alive to
e requirements of the situation, and is prepared to moot them in a
nerous manner. On the principle of "honour to whom honour is
ic," The Week feels sure that tho public will recognize the splendid
rviccs of Mr. G. 11. Barnard, our member, who has been tbe mov-
g inlluence iu impressing the Government witli tho necessity of
iicse works; then, too, Mr. R. G, Green and Mr, F. II. Shepherd,
hn have loyally supported him, and last, but not least, the very oap-
ile delegation iu Oapt. Logan and Mr. II. B. Thomson, who, by
eir representations have been able to procure the immediate addi-
iii to the Government programme of works involving an expenditure
$8,000,000, with an adequate appropriation to start them.   This
indeed Victoria's Day.
71 Dry Dock
IN EVERAL weeks ago the Colonist announced in a very unosten-
) lat ions manner that it had received official information of the
intention of tho Government to build a dry dock at Esquimalt.
lie reason that, so little was said about it is now apparent. The
L dock is a part of the permanent, policy, which has not yet been
lought down, and which cannot he officially announced before the
liorgeney resolutions have been finnlly dealt with. It is possible
lit, this is of even more moment to Victoria than tho breakwater and
Ipi's, because it means, first of all, that in outlining his permanent
Ival policy Mr. Borden will gratify the dearest wish of tho people of
litlsh Columbia in establishing n dry clock at Esquimalt. It means
Irther that Esquimalt will once more become a naval base from
liich Cftnada will ultimately operate a fleet for the protection of her
licific shores and probably co-operate with the other Dominions in
licific waters. And it means finally that a shipbuilding industry on
Ilnrce scale will lie established at Esquimalt, and that in its yards
lunula will ono day construct Dreadnanghts. All this will take time;
Irtainlv many years. But everything must have a beginning, and
beginning could he more propitious than that which secures the *
Irgest dry dock in the world, capable of accommodating the largest
inmsliip in the world.   As to shipbuilding, in which we are deeply
interested on all grounds, The Week cai) only reiterate what it saiil
in a recent issue, that in the enterprise of the Messrs. Bullen we already have the nucleus of a shipbuilding industry which only needs
developing along the sound business lines on whicli it has been created, to become one of the recognized shipbuilding yards of the Empire, This cannot bo done without Government assistance. The
Board of Trade and the local Members should at an early date turn
their attention to the subject of Government aid either in the manner
recommended by the Shipbuilding Association or in some other manner which may be devised to meet the special circumstances of the
case, not forgetting that the industrial conditions of the West are entirely different from thoso of the East.
The Woman Movement
THE most; exacting feminist can hardly deny that at the present
moment woman occupies tho stage, with all tho limelight
turned on. This is due to the prominence given to Iheir sex
by the vagaries of the suffragettes, and perhaps still more to the universality of the woman movement. In ono way or another thp women
of all civilized countries are organizing to secure legislation which
lhey believe will remedy many of the ills under which they suffer and
establish them in the position to wliieh they consider they aro entitled
in tho direction of human affairs. One of the most noted and able of
women advocates of this movement is Ellen Rev, the great Swedish
writer.    She has a   formidable   ancestry,   being   descended   from
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■*' -9aS3m
i .*-•«*■ !•*___£ 1. _K.
First President of the University   of  British  Columbia.
(From a Snap-shop Taken  During  His
Recent Visit to Victoria.)
Rousseau j she has hnd n brilliant education, ami, lo wind up, was a
disciple of Ibsen nml Bjornson. Lattorly she bus held the Professorship of History nt the University of Stockholm. George Brandes, an
undoubted authority, snys she is nn orator, but the world knows her
best us a writer. She has published hull' u dozen books, all dealing
wilh the problems of life, and especially with the position, the inlluence and the future of women. Her latest, "The Woman Movement,''
is the mosl important one. She has a creed to which not. every womnn
will subscribe; she believes thai all adult life should be adjusted to
ibe interests of the unborn, and ihat a modern woman, equal to man,
willing to share with him the generation and education of children
as her main vocation is doubly rare. She says tbat tho ordinary
feminist fears domestic life, and yet woman's rule of the home was iu
its origin a strength and will be in the future a security. She argues
that the Middle Ages, by offering to woman a choice between domestic
life nnd the cloister, set. a clear dividing line between lhe women who
should and should nol marry. But the present knows no such dividing line, and today woman tends more towards a compulsory domestic
service, akin to the oavc-keoping of the primitive man, than to the
home ruling of the "Middle Ages. She believes that the most rational,
common-sense marriage is the one most conformable lo Ibe literal
doctrine of Luther, which was utilitarian. She believes Ihnl Iwo
causes have led to the present unrest—competitive industry, which
has battened on tbe superfluity of woman, and lhe fact that owing to
the great industrial prosperity of the world those who hnve been able
to choose a way of life have begun to demand more of their husbands
than the frequent pains of motherhood and the unrelieved drudaen
of child-rearing.    She is an advanced thinker, as will lx; seen from
the foregoing, and one who reaches down to fundamentals. Naturally
her books have received much criticism, mainly because of what may
bo regarded as her lax opinions on the subject of marriage. She
seems, however, to forget that if the ideal of love be high enough, and
tho mutual sympathy of the right kind, the indissoluble nature of
marriage is guaranteed and in the absence of these disaster is inevitable. Not nil the laws in the universe can dissolve a real union nor
get permanent good out of a disastrous one. The thing lies not in
Jaw but in life, and she is absolutely right, when she liases marriage
upon the child. Her books are being widely read; tbey deserve, however, even more attention than they are receiving. They are written
with intelligence; they bear the murks of culture, and the ideals are
noble! Of the many women who have undertaken to write ou what
may be regarded as the forward movement, few, if any, have shown
the ability and grasp of Ellen Key.
'   Navy League Platform
r ■ 1 HE criticism of the Victoria Times on the Navy League plut-
5 form as published in its issue of April 28th, is not character-
-*- ized by that spirit of fairness with which tho Times ought to
bo able to criticize the manifesto of a nnu-partizan organization
which bas at one time or another endorsed certain features of the
naval policy both of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Mr. R. L. Borden,
It is not necessary to remind tbe Times that the Navy League is composed of, and officered by, men prominent in both political parties.;
and that no taint of partizonship has hitherto attached to any of its
leaders. To say that "its tentative declaration of political independence is obviously weakened by its reference to graving docks, in view
of the public announcement sonic weeks ago that the Government,
proposed to establish one at Esquimalt." is surely wide of the mark.
The League bas always boon in favour of and has always advocated a
graving dock and a naval base at Esquimalt. Tbe reason that the
item still stands in its programme is surely more obvious than the
criticism of the Times. It will stand there until there is au official
announcement with the necessary appropriation. If the Times is
nimble tn see the connection between this item of the League's policy
and the establishment of ship-building, it is not very skilled in following logical sequences. The reservation of the right lo criticize appears to have been even more necessary than the committee of tbe
League thought when inserting it in their programme, for from the
line of criticism adopted by the Times it is perfectly clear that if it
had nol, been included the Times would have argued that the League
bad endorsed not only the present proposals of Mr. Borden, but his
permanent policy in advance. The wisdom of their course is made
manifest; they approve of what they know; they do not propose to
take a leap in the dark and approve iu advance of what they may
anticipate. If tllis course does not maintain their "political independence," it would be interesting for the Times to specify what
Panama Canal Tolls
AS expected tbe American Senate has postponed until December
next the consideration of the proposed resolutions dealing
with the Panama Canal tolls. .Inst how far tbis is a concession to public sentiment it is impossible to tell; at tbe same time
moderate men will lie inclined to acclaim it, as a victory for thc sober
sense of the American people. It looks as if once more the American Senate has been indulging in the national game of bluff, and
has taken the first step toward crawling down. Not a single man of
real eminence and worth has dared to support the policy enunciated
in the resolutions. The leading newspapers of both parties huve condemned them, and if tbe President has not done so bc bas at, least
refrained from the utterance of a single word which could be construed as approval. The postponement cannot but be regarded as
favourable and as indicating thai wiser councils may yet prevail.
The honourable and intelligent stand taken by ex-Secretary Boot
represents the opinion of the thinking men of tbe United States, and
il; is hard lo believe tbat, it will nol ultimately prevail. Just what is
thought of Senator Chamberlain's Bill to abrogate the lluy-Paunce-
forle and Clayton-Rulwor Treaties is well illustrated in an article in
a recent issue of the Boston Transcript which says that "such a
course would elevate the American nation from the role of pickpockets to that, of highwaymen."
Minting in Canada
WHEN the lion. \V. T. While. Minister of Finance, moved
the resolution on Monday last to increase tbe grant for
lhe maintenance of the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint
from $75,000 to a sum not exceeding $110,00(1, ho touched on a
subject whicii lies very near to the heart of all loyal Canadians; that,
is, the more general use of a Canadian currency. Subsequent debate
developed the fact that the bulk of our Vukoli gold is exported to
the Stales instend of being retained for minting in this country, dust,
how this can bn prevented is mil apparent, but lhe Government has
tnken one step in lhe right direction by arranging for free assays
at, Vancouver, and this may lend lo relain more of tbe gold there.
Of silver wc, have au adequate supply and now Ihat Cobalt is yielding more nickel tbat metal presents no difficulty, ln 1012 one
hundred and five thousand ounces were refined. One docs not like
tn read that of the hundred million dollars' wortli of gold in reserve
in the bauds of the Government representing the exchange of Dominion notes lo the banks, over ninety million dollars are in American gold. The gold production in Canada is increasing; the same is
true of silver and nickel. An addition of $3.1,000 to the Government
subsidy tn the "Mint will Ik* heartily approved, as will any other step Page Two
Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
which the Goevrninent can take to augment the minting of Canadian
Evelyn Wrench
THERE are in this world at least 107,910 persons who are
interested in the movements and doings of Mr. Evelyn
Wrench, as this constitutes the membership in the various
Over-Seas Clubs. Their special interest centres around his work in
_\rew Zealand, where he has been traveling for several weeks, and
holding a series of meetings whicii have been an inspiration to the
splendid organization of which he is the acknowledged head. The
Mayor of Wellington, who presided at one of his meetings, struck the
key-note of the organization when he said that it was designed to
create a strong National and Imperial sentiment throughout the
country. At the Southern Cross the most prominent public men
associate themselves with the work, and take an active interest in it.
Among the suggestions adopted at tho Wellington meeting was the
necessity for celebrating Empire Day and Trafalgar Day; the
establishment of a ''Welcome Hall;" the matter of school teachers inculcating Imperial ideas in the school children. The strength of tbe
movement in Kew Zealand may be gathered from the fact that the
membership of the Dunedin branch has reached 1850, and perhaps
the most impressive circumstance in connection with the convention
at Wellington was that delegates attended from such widely scattered
cities as Wellington, Auckland, Marton, Hunterville, Fielding, Palm-
erston, Masterton and Gisborne. It is difficult to speak with modera-
i ion of .the devotion and the splendid services which Jir. Wrench is
rendering to a great Imperial movement. It is slowly but surely
becoming universal among English speaking peoples, and while it
has had to contend with much ill-natured, opposition from those wdio
did not understand its mission, it lias now passed the stage when
hostility can have any effect but to spur the promoters to greater
efforts. Mr. Wrench in addition to being a brilliant organizer, possesses a charming personality, and it is safe to sa}' that no worldwide movement has ever been initiated by a more genial and lovable
man. It would lie unfair at any time to speak of the work of Mr.
Wrench to the Over-Seas Club without mentioning his sister, who
accompanies him everywhere, shares bis labours, looks after bis
health, and is at least his equal as a speaker and organizer. The
Week extends its heartiest congratulations to Mr. ancl Miss Wrench
on the successful conclusion of their tour in Now Zealand.
Gh for the Rarity!
REV. Dr. George Chalmers Richmond, nf St. John's Episcopal
Church,  Philadelphia, recently preached a sermon entitled
"Has J. Pierpont Morgan Gone to Heaven?   If Xot, Why
Not?"   A fair paraphrase on this blasphemous query would be "Will
Dr. Richmond go to hell?   If not, why not?*'   To ask this question
wnuld not involve the breach of good manners involved in the question asked by the doctor, because the plea of  'de mortuis nil nisi
boinim" does not apply.   Tbe incident would not be worth comment
but for two reasons, the first that any presumably sane man with the
responsibilties of a ministerial position on his shoulders should be
found capable of degrading his sacred calling to such a degree, and
next that uny congregation should lie found in a civilized country
to tolerate such an outrageous -breach of all the proprieties by tlieir
"spiritual pastor and master."   Perhaps it is a mistake to speak of
Dr. Richmond as intelligent when one reads that the grounds on
which he thought that; Mr. Morgan's entrance into Heaven was doubtful were  that "he was more interested in art than iu missionary
work," and that "he had jeopardized his chances because ho did not
believe in labour unions."   Rut whatever may be thought; of his intelligence,   it   is   n perfectly easy matter to determine how much
"Christian charity" goes to his make-up, for he concluded his discourse by referring to the runioui' that Mr. Morgan's death was caused
by the strain of the Pujo examination into the monetary conditions
in the United Slates, and added that "if this rumour is true I hope
more of his type will Ix; called to testify."   And yet some people are
unable to understand why the Church is losing its hold ou the world.
The Editorial "We"
THE Colonist is of opinion that it is hopeless In attempt to banish the editorial "we." This remark is made apropos of a new
law enacted in Australia requiring editorial articles on
political subjects al election times In be signed by the writer. The
Colonist opines that il will prove no mnre successful in Australia ihaii
it did in California, where il wns attempted nbout twenty years ago,
and where the law was laughed off the Statute Rook. The subject does
nol seem lo be one which need disturb lhe comity nf nations, and yet,
from the frequency with which il crops up, il may be considered to
possess nt lensl a tinge nf perennial interest. Tbe Colonist favours lhe
use nf the editorial "we." beeause nf the weight ils impersonality
carries. The Week favours lhe signing nf its editorials lest lhey
sliniild enrry inn much weight. The method nf lhe Colonist may In* n
gain; thnl of the Week u loss, but there is nothing inure oiubarrnssing
lliiiu I'm' :i inan in be suspected nf being greater than he really is:
sooner nr Inter his individuality is sure tn be revealed. There nre
mine people who think ihnl il does not make tlie slightest difference
whether the editorial "we" is used fir not, because nowadays nobody
reads editorials, lie thnl as il mny, it is difficult to resist the conclusion thai the greal editorial "we" bus failed to impress the lawmakers of Australia, The point raised is a knotty one; il would be
difficult to settle il fo the satisfaction of all parties, and in view of the
Balkan war. lhe California Anti-Japanese legislation, nnd the opening
of llie baseball season, it may sland over for a week.
The Union Club
TIME was nol so long ngo when the Piiioii Club was a snuggling institution, with a'sparse membership and a worried
finance committee. That condition passed some years ago,
nnd of bile it has almost revelled in luxury, al any rale to the extent
of hnving a full membership list nnd being able for tlie first lime In
exercise the prerogative nf blackballing those who are nol considered
eligible for membership. This is Ibe badge of prosperity, for nn in-
slilnlion can afford to limit ils membership when its finances are low.
It was natural thnl with sueh growth, both iu wealth and popularity
as has come to the club recently, it. should seek mm niiinindiniis nnd
imposing quarters, and next week marks the transfer of the Club and
nil its belongings elsewhere. The belongings du not go with llle Club,
fnr as an entity lhe hitter takes possession of lhe bountiful new block
which hns been erected for its accommodation on the south-east corner
of Gordou and Humboldt Street. Here for many years to come the
lenders of Victoria will foregather. Here the financial schemes of
the future will be hatched; great enterprises will be bruited; pos*
sibly at times fulininations will be launched, as has been the case in
the past. At any rate the Union Club will continue to he the resort
of Victoria's merchant princes, professional men, retired army and
naval officers, and the temporary home of all men of note who have
to be made welcome to our city. It is rumoured that a project near
lo the heart of the members, but one for which the accommodation of
ihe old club-house was not considered suitable, will be a conspicuous
feature in the future programme—the weekly entertainment of their
lady friends. So far the ladies have only been entertained once a
year, at the Club ball; but afternoon tea once a week is the objective,
and the beautiful rooms of the new building will enable this departure
to be made. As to the belongings of the Club; these, alas, have served
their day, not because they are not intrinsically valuable enough to
adorn a more sumptuous home, but because they do not fit. in wilh the
colour scheme. They are therefore to come under the hammer, and
the thousands of Victorians who will desire to possess a relic of such
a unique institution ns the Union Club will have an opportunity of
gratifying their wish. In this way thc memory of the Club will bc
perpetuated in many Victoria homes.
The Horse Show
IT is the general opinion that the Horse Show which was opened
on Thursday is the best yet seen in Victoria. This is true if one
takes into account the number of entries, tbe quality of the
horses and the social interest evinced. With such well-known exhibitors as Count Roaldes, Mr. J. D. Farrell, Mr. Andrew Laidlaw and
Col. A. D. McRae, it could not hut be that some of the best horse flesh
in the West would be under inspection, and so the result proved.
Society was represented by all its recognized lenders and tlie general
public attended in larger numbers than ever before. The competitions have been keen, and not tlie least pleasing feature was the
marked manner in which interest has been developed in the "City
Delivery" competition. On the opening night tliere were over twenty
vehicles of this class in the ring, wdiich establishes a record in
America. It is almost invidious to single out names, but it would be
unfair not to comment ou the success of Mr. McAllister, of the Royal
Dairy, who has been a regular exhibitor for some time past, each year
bringing a better team, and this time making a clean sweep, to the
great delight of the spectators. Never was the educational influence
of horse shows better demonstrated than on the present occasion, and
great credit is due to Mr. Sangster, tlie Secretary, and the Committee
of management who have worked so assiduously to raise the Victoria
Horse Show to its present proud position among the most attractive
and lieneficial functions of British Columbia.
Dominion Match eompany
A VEAR or so ago The Week wrote in commendation of the
Dominion Match Company, whose agents were at that time
selling stock in Victoria. It did so after a careful investigation of tbe patents and machinery of the Company, and was convinced that tlie enterprise was a sound one, which only needed careful management to render it; a pronounced success. There has been
considerable delay in assembling the machinery and commencing
operations. The AVeek has pleasure in announcing that at the present moment; tbe large factory which has been erected at Sapperlon
is in operation, and that after the initial difficulties of running the
machinery have heen overcome, and tliis always lakes a few weeks, it
will he turning out the best matches made in Canada to the full capacity of the plant. According tn the opinion of those competent in
speak, the concern is a mechanical success; it can hardly fail to become a commercial success, because the demand for au nrlicle of this
class is practically unlimited, and as the amount of labour required
is very slight, nearly everything being done by machinery, there is
no reason why a Western matchmaking enterprise should not dominate the Western market. It is all a question of management, and
that is to a large extent in the hands of the shareholders. In the opinion of The Week the directors should organize n trip from Victoria
for the benefit of tho mnny shareholders who reside here, and wdio
would, no doubt, be glad to have an opportunity of inspecting their
AVERY pleasant ami enjoyable
gathering took place on St.
George's Day, April 23rd, at tlio residence <>!' Mr. .J. If. Carmichael, Clerk
nl' llic Municipality of Siuinich, Royal
Oak, when Mr. nml Mrs. Cnrmichnol
held ii post-nuptial reception to eele-
brale llie marriage nf their eldest
son, Mi*. John Sililmlil Carmichael
formerly of Prince Rupcrl nud now
ougngod in business nt Vancouver, tn
Mrs. Alice Hanson, of SI. Julius, New
The pretty home nl' llie bridegroom's parents wns crowded lo the
doors by llie large numbers ul'
friends ul' the family who enme lu
wish lhe newly married couple every
happiness in their voyage tlirougli
life together. After the format reception was over a variety uf refreshments wus provided by the hospitable host nnd hnstess nnd the health
of llie bride and groom heartily
drunk by the guests in response to
iv nent speech by Mr. Mniinix. Mr.
John Carmichael nn behalf uf himself nnd liis wife responded in a few
well chosen words expressing his appreciation uf and gratitude fur Ibe
guild wiclies voiced by his many
friends. Mr. .1. II. Carmichael in response lo requests, mnde a brief address expressive nf lhe pleasure it
gnve hiin nnd Arrs. Carmichael to
meet so lnrge a gathering on thc occasion ul! lhe wedding of his eldest
After the assembled guests had inspected the many handsome nnd valuable presents which boro evidence nf
lhe good-will and esteem felt by their
friends towards the newly wedded
pair, n very pleasant lime was spent
in musical entertainment, Mrs. J. H*.
Cartniclinel's rendering nf "The Holy
(.'ily" being specially admired.
Among those present were the
Rev. Dr. Campbell, Airs, und Miss Du-
vnl; Mr. end Mis. J. Leonard Young
of Cordova liny; Jir. and Airs. Fred
Quick; Mr,, Airs, nud Aliss Alice Man-
nix; Mrs. Donoon; Air. nnd* Mrs. .1.
I*. Forrester; Mr. George Peter, of
Minnesota, D.S.A.; Air. (!. Sholdnn-
Willinms; Air. W. E. Beaney; Jir. II.
Critcliloy, uf Sidney; Mr. Walter
Carmichael nnd many others.
The young couple extended their
visil; to llie bridegroom's parents until Saturday evening, when lhey left
fur Vnncouver which will lie their
Inline in the ful lire.
(Iriihiun-Tyrwhitl-Drnke—On April
.'III, at St. Saviour's Church, by the
Rev. R. Connell, John Grahnm,
youngest sun of the Into Donald S.
Graham, of Hoylako, lu Cluro Lucy,
eldest daughter nf the lute Montague
VV. Tyrwhitt-Drake, of Viotoria, B.C.
"Now how do you .suppose Noah spout
tlio tlluo in tho iirk din-ln*,' lho flood?"
the  .Sunday  School  teacher asked.
"Prayh)',"  su^-csti'd  Willie.
"Flsllln'," ventured  Dick.
"Humph!" Knintcd Willie contemptuously. " "fwould he nne Hulling wid
only two worms, wouldn't It?"
403-404 Central Building VICTORIA, B. C.
Inside the City Limits
LOTS $1,000,   $250 CASH. Phone 3235
It is possible that you contemplate buying nn automobile.
If so, the
In the first place it is a Canadian made car; in the second place
demonstration proves that McLAUGHLIN cars give more lasting satisfaction, are more economical and have more power thnn
any other similarly rated auto.
MODEL 40 (40 h.p.) fully equipped, including Electric lights,
self starter, f.o.b. Victoria  $2,050
MODEL 30 (32 h.p.), the smartest roadster on the market;
fully equipped, including self starter, f.o.b. Victoria, $1,850
MODAL 31 (32 h.p.), fully equipped, including self starter,
f.o.b. Victoria $1,950
MODEL 25 (26 h.p.) a smart lillie 5 passenger car nt tho modest figure of, f.o.b. Victoria, $1,000
Western Motor & Supply Co.
Showroom, 1003 View, corner Vancouver St., A'ictoria, B.C.
THE following letter has just been
received frum Major U. J. Bird-
whistle, General Secretary uf the Cn-
iindiiii) Headquarters uf the nbove association. This will be highly gratifying tn lhe many supporters nf the
admirable work being conducted iu
this eity:—
"I want to congratulate yon un lhe
splendid work now being done in
British Columbia, nnd specially during lho pnst yenr. Vour provinco bus
iniiile the greatest progress nf any in
Canada, and you and your associates
deserve lhe highest commendation
I'm- lhe splendid work accomplished."
This communication was addressed
to Dr. 1). Donald, lhe President of the
Victoria Centre of the organization,
Hotel Washington
Head-iiurtari for tbt AutomobUt
Located at the corner of Second
Avenue and Stewart Street. A
minute's walk from the business
and shopping centre of the city.
All outside rooms and strictly
fireproof. Street cars pass the
door. Auto 'bus meets all trains
and boats.
First-class Cafe under the supervision of the hotel management.
"A Homelike Place"
J. H. DAVIS, Proprietor
Starting on Monday, May 5th, the
management of the Westholme Hotel
will introduce an innovation in the
grill room which will undoubtedly
find great favour with the many persons who are in the habit of taking
supper there after the theatre.
From ten o'clock till one there will
be a continuous round of entertainment in the form of a cabaret show.
The management has engaged Anuta
Osgood, a chic 'soubrette, Orville
Beeder, a piano fiend, and Lacy Wisdom, tenor, to supplement the valuable services of Professor Turner and
his orchestra.
Wellington   Colliery
Company's Coal
1933  Qovernment  St.     Phone 83
"Coloui* In lin- truest Interpretation
of sound," ii Mr. Prosaer. who has devised a scheme of netting rooms to
music intiiutaliis. Ho decorates a room
In White and upal to symbolism Mendels-
snhn's "Spring Kong," and uses a gold
theme nn a hnckground of purple for
Warner. Will anybody suggest to him
a distortion of tho spectrum that will
really do justice to "Everybody's doing  It"?—Westminster Gazette.
Vancouver Island
Collection Agency
309-10-11   Hibben-Bone   Block,
Government St., Victoria, B.O.
No Collection, No Charge.
Monthly Statements
Phone 3112. J. W. Wright, Mgr.
Sulphur and Soap Lake treatments, 'hiropody, Sweedisl)
.Massage a specialty.
531  1-2 Yates Street (entrance
in lane).   Plione 1856
Taylor Mill Co.
All Kinds of Building Material
Lumber, Sash, Doors
Telephone 564
North Government Street
carnival Weeuofl. 4 to 9,1913
Men and Women
Progressive Shoe
Repairing Depot
Take notice that wc guarantee
thc  best  tailoring  in  the  citv,
Shoe Repairing done ns it
and   that   from  our  stock   you
should  be.
can't  make  a poor selection.
Best English Leather used.
Repairs while you wait.
Ladies'   and   Gents'  Tailor,
Workmanship guaranteed.
1605 Government St.
Next Oriental Importing Co.
MATHESON & LAMB I Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
Page Three
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At The Street Corner
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HEN one  remembers  how full firmly in the affections of the travel-
papers were once upon n ing public on tlle Island by running
Ilime  of  news  items concerning ey- more curs on each train nnd by at-
clists, it is wonderful lo observe.how Inching a dining car.    If this latter
ompletely   this   particular   class of is entirely out of the question a sys-
tizen   has  disappeared   from pub- tem of lunch baskets such as were,
|lic notice.    It cannol be more thnn and probably still are, in vogue on
wenty years ago thai pneumatic tiros English    railways   would   be better
than the fate at present reserved for
rsl   came   int
ny recollection
vogue.    So  far  as
;oes it was only short-
before that time thai the modern
licycle    was   evolved.  Ihe  old  high
heel still being a familiar, if awful
ght  along country  roads  in   Eng-
and.   Willi the advent ol! the safely
licycle and the pneumatic lire cycl-
became the sport of the
nd lhe daily papers were a.'
hungry passengers nt lhe Wellington
I have frequently been  made the
butt of unseemly laughter and ridicule by stating that in spite of the
boasted superiority of Norih Amcri-
lnillion can  railroads, for sheer comfort in
full of travelling  it   is   impossible  to  beat
lie much longer. Ever since the flre
Messrs. Spencer, Ltd., have shown a
most kindly disposition in this respect, but their patience must have
a limit and it is not to be expected
that a firm of such importance can
long continue to pile its wares on
the sidewalk where they are exposed
to sudden changes in climate. Moreover this Ann has all it can comfortably manage in decorating lhe east
side of Broad Street. With a praiseworthy and long-suffering acquiescence iu things as they are it has
provided a kaleidoscopic effect on this
street which has done much to enhance Ihe beauties of the scenery nnd
it is high time, I say, that the citizens showed a sense of pride and independence and insisted that the City
Council relieve them of Ihe sense of
obligation under which they are at
present labouring. No one can have
a greater admiration for lhe David
Spencer Co., Ltd., (ban I have, and
I feel that their consideration in the
pnst deserves due recognition, but I
also feel Ihat before this is done it is
up to us to see to it Ihal; our sidewalks are no longer kept in such a
disreputable stale that we have to
depend on the good-nature of our
leading department store to bide their
tomplaiuts against the "monkey on a Hie English railways.   In the latest
ridiron," as he was scornfully called, issue of the Over-Seas Daily Mail  1
[is they were Iwo or three yenrs ago
f protests against motorists. On the
Iher hand llic cyclist was lhe pioneer
, lhe good roads movement.    It was
In his day that the old-time inns first
heart of grace and recalled the
lines of prosperity which had been
loirs in the days of coaching, and in
find my opinion backed by no loss
all authority than "One Wanderer
Returned," who writes the London
letter in Ihis delightful paper. "One
Wanderer Returned" is a cosmopolitan in the fullest sense of tbe word.
Afier saying Ihat hc has an intimate
acquaintance   with   every "train dc
It is not often that the well known
fnct Ihat it pays to advertise is
brought home ns quickly ns it was to
me this week. Some of my renders
may remember Ihal I put in a plea
for the flowers in the last issue of
The Week.   As T have no garden of
A Notable Arrival in Victoria
The Mighty Michigan 40
PRICE $2,500
F.O.B. Victoria
Electric Starter and Lighting System; Four-speed and Reverse Transmission; Oversize Tires, Non-skid, on
Demountable and Quick Detachable Rims, with extra Rim and Tire; extra wide, easy riding Springs; Seats
are fitted with fourteen-inch Turkish Cushions; a combination not to he seen in any other car at the price,
There are, in fact, THIRTY-SEVEN POINTS in which this car excels and we shall be glad
to give you them if you will call, phone or write.  Demonstrations by arrangement.
PHONE 3794
E hear n greal
press  about
deal in Ihe daily
[the  Englishman
abroad which is a modern travesty of
Mark Twain's popular brochure published more than thirty years ago en-
^^^^_^___^^__^^_^_^_ titled "The Innocents Abroad." But
my own, it will be readily understood we i,enl. vtey little nbout thc English-
Hint   ihe   article   was inspired by a  woman    abroad,   and yet there nre
urse of lime the cyclist was looked luxe ill Continental Europe; Hint he
ion,    not   as a necessary evil, but has travelled over the American and
rather as a blessing in disguise, and Canadian   systems   by
Concessions were made lo him,
* pendulum of I line has swuu
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^       Pullman   and
Now parlour car, he winds up by insisting
j back- Ihal  Ihe English  corridor is prefcr-
 likes and dislikes are a able to the American ditto, ami Ihal
latter  of  no  concern   lo   those   iu on lhe occasion of a recent London &
owor who, however, consider nothing Northwestern race special from Lon-
lo good for lhe automobilist, whicli don    to   Aintreo the menu provided
oubtless accounts for lhe fact Ihat eclipsed anything which he  had ever
I here are in lhe cily of Victoria sev- encountered on any I ruin iu any part,
■nil death traps provided for Ihe un- nf Ihe world,    T
vary cyclist.   Notably is Ihis the case greal comforl in reading liis remarks
,1 llic southwest corner of Vancouver and   trust   Ihnl.  Ihcse  lines  will  bo
mil View  Slrcels, where  lhe  drain noticed  by  sundry  persons  in   Ibis
irovidod has a  gaping aperture big Province    who   have laughed mo to
Miough to engulf the front wheel of scorn when 1 maintained the superior
Juiy bicycle.   This I quote as a speci-
|iicn, hut there are many others round
own,   and    I   submit lo thc Streets
"'oniniillec  Ihul   cyclists  are human
I icings and have a right to fair treatment.   If Ihe Chairman agrees with
his,    doubtless    hc   will apply
ily of the British railways in lhe mailer of comfort.
ll is often a question as to what
sally marks lhe beginning of sum-
;„er.   lii our nursery days we learnt
lint oue swallow did not,
mrd lo say what, does,	
veryone has different ideas about Iho
rriviil of summer. There ar" few of
he old school left who dated their
cast,ns strictly and according to Ihe
jay of Ihe mouth and would begin or
iscnrd (ires punctually ou a certain
ate regardless of the conditions of
'alber. Personally. I like to
hink Hint summer is symbolized by
he wearing of the first straw hat, but
ven at this, my reckoning is out this
'ear, for I have seen some straw bats,
ul I have not yet seen summer, llow-
ver lho hats have all been on the
leads of postmen and much ns I np-
ireciate postmen as
^B'ond new
It is high lime Ihul; some slops
were taken by the civic authorities to
repair Ihe condition of llic sidewalk
ou the south side of View Street be-
Iween Broad and Douglas. Tl is not
fair to tlie David Spencer Co., Ltd.,
that Ihat accommodating and enterprising firm should be expected to
hide the shortcomings of the Streets
but it, is Committee from an exasperated pub-
I Ihink that
more fortunate individual, who is a
keen gardener and naturally dislikes
seeing his flowers picked by unlicensed pilferers. Hc met me on Tuesday
morning and thanked me for my remarks. "A'ery nice indeed, Lounger," he said. "What ynu wrote was
very much to the point and I'm much
obliged to you. The young devils
cume and picked all my daffodils the
nexl morning." \ though it was
rather nice of him to lake it so "calmly, it would appear, however, (hot
this (lower sleailng business is really
nd an exceeding rather a serious matter and if a
scare could be given by a real, live
policeman, nil properly dressed in
blue, it would doubtless have an excellent elfect. The average child is
very much afraid of policemen. It is
nol till hc gets older Hint he realizes
that lhey arc flesh and blood and uncommonly like lhe resi of us in most
things. I have often thought I should
like to bo a policeman myself and
frighten people who didn't know rae,
but on the whole. I Ihink I would
rather be a
ol a heller known Con-
I __\ E   —
semtlivc in Victoria lliiin Mr.
Englishwomen in Canada who have
made Iheir mark and whose work is
beginning lo bc recognized. Among
Ihese Miss Dorothy Davis is one of
the most conspicuous. Miss Davis is
an English lady, thc daughter of a
clergyman, a graduate and a writer of
no mean reputation. Her nrlieles have
appeared in lhe leading English mnga-
zines and her poems have attracted
considerable attention and have been
compared by competent judges with
lhe work of John Davidson. Being a
woman of keen social instincts and
susceptibilities, Miss Davis allied herself a few years ago with the Suffragist Movement, nud realizing that the
mild methods adopted by such honoured pioneers of the movement as Mrs.
Josephine Buller nnd Mrs. Fawcett
were too slow, even if sure, allied herself with the "militant" branch of
the parly. But the methods of the
"militants" were too slow for Miss
Davis and she decided Ihnl it might be
possible lo achieve lhe end which the
suffragettes have in view more speedily in Canada Ihtiu in the Old Country. Arriving here two years ago,
Jliss Davis first of all devoted herself
to lhe founding of separate colonies
of English ladies in British Columbia.
The project was praised on every
hand, but not financed, and consequently had lo bc abandoned. But
Ihis in no way checked the zeal of
Miss Davis tier reform, and she started the local suffragist movement
whicli has more recently been organized as the Political Equality League.
Of this league Miss Davis is lhe Secretary and in connection wilh its
work she started nnd odils its organ,
"The Champion"; she is nlso its
energetic field missionary and recently returned from a triumphant lour
THe Union Steamship Company, Ltd. oi 5.G.
Tlie Boscowitz Steamship 60., Ltd.
Will Sail (or Campbell River, Alert Bay, Hardy Bay, Shushartie Bay,
Rivers Inlet, Bella Coola, and Ocean Falls, every Tuesday at n p.m.
For Rates and Further Particulars, Apply
pointed Super
the Dominion Government.
ceeds Mr. II. A. Bayfield, who rathe bearers of signed from the service, nnd is in
, I refuse to regard Ihem every respect his antipodes. Many
s safe harbingers of the season, people in Victoria know Mr. W. H.
loreover, the straw hats which wei- Armstrong, the Vancouver contrnc-
oine me every morning ns I come into tor, and all these will admit Ihat Mr.
luwn just as the postmen are starting Nelson is'very nearly, if not quite,
ait on Iheir morning rounds, nre his counterpart. Imagine a big, stout,
bviously not Ihis year's. Perhaps jolly, genial, amiable, kind-hearted
jhe straw hat lest is not such a bad man, who gives "the glad hand to
ne, if one qualifies il by adding that everyone he meets and whose one ob-
Ibe'hat musl be n new one. Judging jeet in life is to discharge his onerous
y (his standard I fear Hint at the duties with tbe minimum of friction
lime of writing summer is not with nnd the maximum of efficiency—and
s yet, and seeing thnt we are in the there you have Nr. Nelson. It is not
list week of April, it is parlous Inte an easy task whicli is imposed upon
him, for the work of dredges is com-
' _ _ ... . _!_ Tl
the  men   of   mark who
_t_ havo  recently blown into Vic- ,      ,   . «
toria one of the most conspicuous is Guy Walker, the popular chairman of
Mr.  J.  L.  Nelson,  the   newly    ap- No. 2 Ward Committee.   Mr. Walker   .
intendent of Dredges to has been associaled throughout a long throughout the Province and was nc-
He sue- life-lime with the fortunes of the Con- corded lhe honour of n banquet and
servative party, first in New West- reception at Hie Rilz Hotel.   At tbe
ininslcr and afterwards in Vietoria.  present moment Miss Davis is rccrcat
He has always been noted for his hard
work in connection with organization
and for liis influence wilh lhe labouring classes. Mr. Walker is uot a man
who works spasmodically and is only
heard of on special occasions. Ho
works all the lime; indeed, there are
few evenings iu lhe week when he is
nol busy nl tending some committee or
olher. Those who do not see much of
him al olher times will remember bis
regular appearances al lhe annual
meetings of lhe Association and the
cheery, good-natured advice which he
invariably gives on Ihcse occasions.
Mr. Walker has received many marks
ing in the country, being the guest, of
Mr. and Mrs. Clive Phillipps-Wolley
at the "Grange," Somenos. She
shortly returns to Vietoria to resume
ber active work iu connection with
lhe organization.
n* Victoria.   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^__^_^^_^___,^_^_^_
*.,_ plicated and apt to be uncertain.     ,.   „ „      n
i f ,i *. ;..,„, ,,i|| is all done under water, much of it of appreciation from his fellow Con
5 hetZnfe^" S £ H «- «- «■»" - -ft »J * ^ *** "*e "^ "*?
6 N. By. are to inaugurate on the usual machinery is complicated and
st day of Mny a regular daily scr- very apt to get out of order.
The Great Moghul.   By Stacy Waddy.
(Constable.   Os.)
This is a book of stories illustrating lhe reign of that Emperor of India who was known as "Akbar the
Mighty." The author has travelled
in India and is steepd ill Ihe legend
and romance of these fascinating
tales of the Great Moghuls.
|ce between Alberni and the Capital, dredge masters   like captains   have
venture to not* the sweetest tempers in the woild
addressing and the  language  of  deck-hands at
times   becomes    sulphurous.
his is good news and I
ike tliis opportunity of
yself to the E. & N. management
ith the suggestion thnt with Ihe ad- getter, a man
tonal service the public might have knowledge and even inore tad tctap
Iditional   accommodation.   I   have things going smooth -andeffectively.
fatten before of the unpleasant con- Some   men   have    stacked up    all
tim      which   surround  a journey right on  the competency,  but have
ong the E & N. line. The afternoon been deficient in the tact.   Being   n
X  on  Saturdays  throughout  the all-round man, Mr. Nelson will prob-
1   is invL ly crowded almost  ably fill the bill in both respects; at
immei .v^    ^.^    ^  ^ ^ ]je hag ma&e m auspl01ol,B
Jeyond capacity, ^^^^^^^
Inoke forces the unfortunate travel-
to herd with n most motley crowd
I pawn from the four quarters of the
orth. I nm told by a man ivho
i'eqnently makes the through trip
lat the provision made for supply-
ig a meal at Wellington is most in-
ilcquatc. Surely now is the time
_r the eompany to establish itself this may be remedied in time.
hie was conferred upon him lnst week,
when he was elected first Vice-President of the Conservative Association,
an honour which any man in the party
might   well   be excused for envying.
This recognition must be all the more
a good deal of. gratifying to Mr. Walker because it
was entirely unexpected, being conferred upon him under the new constitution hy the vole of the Executive
Committee of Hie Association.    The
election to the position of first Vice-
President carries with it the reversion to the Presidency, which will no
^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^^^^^^^ doubt be conferred upon Mr. Walker
start by producing a very favourable  when the present incumbent completes
impression nnd convincing his numer- his term.    Meanwhile,    Mr, Walker
ous subordinates that they will get a will preside ol all meetings of the Association in lhe absence of thc Presi-
ALL old boys of British public
schools now in Vancouver Island, B.C., aro requested to communicate the following information to the
secretary of the association:
(1) Name. (2) Present address. (3)
Old school and date of residence
there.   (4) Present occupation.
A copy of the constitution and bylaws of the association will bo sent to
every old public school boy who is not
already a member thereof.
It is hoped that all may join so that
a complete register of old public
school boys now in Vancouver Islnnd
square deal.   There is only one draw-       ^           Wcck c       Ull„tes Mr. may bo obtained,
back to Mr. Nelson >. appointment and w„lker on bis well-merited promotion, 01d memibc,rs, *•">)•■»• not done so
that   is that his headquarters are in  Z& Mr. A. G. Sargison, Ihe esteemed T reclufted to "°\1^ the socretary
„                .   ,    ,    _ t..      ■     , o* "ny change of address.
Vancouver, instead of Victoria—but President, on the appointment of so Address  to  t],e  Secretary, A. R,
worthy n deputy. Sherwood, Box 812, Victoria, B. C.
Phone   1925
1003 Government Street
For a limited time our price on   the   well   known   ROSE-BANK
brand of Lime will he 75c per  Barrel at the  LIME .WHARF.
'Advertising is to business what steam is to machinery."
We Specialize on the Following Lines:
We make the closest study of Retail  Advertising — we know
to approach the public.
Our Charges  are moderate —Our    services    guarantee   results-
References upon aplication.
Telephone 1915
Second Floor, Winch Building.
Established 1908
VICTORIA,   B.   0.
Every sale we make is meant to give
a hundred per cent of satisfaction to
you, and no sale is final here until you
are sure it's right. Money cheerfully
R. Murgatroyd
Tliis store is the home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
1115 Douglas St., opposite tlie Victoria Theatre
Free Bus    -    Centrally Located
Rates, $1 Per Day and Up
F. F. TROTTER, Manager
Beit ami In the Cltj witb
Hi-rh-CUB* Entertainment
lUcnlacent Bnfllih Billiard
Parlors Vow Open. Page Four
Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
SPEAKING recently before tin' Marconi Committee, tbo British
l lisiiioi'lliir ul tlio Exchequer made the remark that ' it is hard
if u man of fifty cannot have a house tu call his own." Here is
one ui' the fundamental ideals of the Britisli race. The assurance
tliat a man may dwell safely under his own vine and fig tree, although
venerable us to nge, is still a vigorous truth, and it may bc stated
with accuracy that one of tho major problems of our day is how to
redistribute the good things of life so that in the shuffle a little plot
of lnnd and a house may fall to the share of every man. In the evolution of things we have to revise the ethics of possession, but we cannot
destroy the instinct for it, and what is more ancient or nearer to
the human heart than the desire to possess a foot-hold on the planet?
In the First Epistle of Horace is a sketch wliieh might stand to
illustrate this principle for all time. On a sultry day Philip, a
wealthy lawyer, walks down one of the streets of Kome after a day
spent in the courts. He notices a litle dapper man who stands paring
his nails in a barber's shop. His air of self-poise and well-earned
indolence attracts the lawyer, who, on a whim, orders his slave
Demetrius to cross the street* instantly and enquire the fellow's name,
country, condition and everything about him. The slave obeys and
presently overtakes his master with the following report':—
"Menus is his inline;
Of moderate fortune, but of honest fume;
A public crier, who a thousand ways
Bustles to get, nnd then enjoys his ease.
A boon companion, 'mongst his equals known,
And the small house he lives in is his own."
Thus we see 1 liat two thousand years ago the humble arid
insignificant Menas, type for all time of those who labour, realized
the ambition whieli the Britisli Chancellor of the Exchequer describes
ns sacred. True, there is nothing new under the sun, for even the
Socialist, who thinks himself Ihe most modern of men nnd believes
that he is preaching u new crusade, never hesitates to possess his own
home. These'crusaders against property do not disdain to become
landlords, even if it be on a limited scnle.
A writer hns recently said, "There arc just two fine things open
to most of us between lhe cradle und llie grave; one is to marry and
the oilier is to acquire a home." P. G. Iliimmei'ton in his great
book, "The Intellectual Life" pointed out that the invention of rail-
wavs laid resulted in lhe return to one of the worst phases of barbarism, a noiiindic life. He wrote thai twenty yenrs ngo und since
then wo have invented lhe motor ear and the lint, and, generally
speaking, fixity of residence, which was a distinctive mark of civilization, lins become ils derision. "The other dny," lie says, "I was reminded of the existence of a family of whom I liad lost sight since
boyhood. 'Do they still live,' I nsked, 'in that jolly little stone
bouse with lhe hig waterfall filling its rooms with sound?' They did,
and 'I nsked myself whether a man ought not, before he dies, to know
something of this oak-like wny of living?"
These remarks must possess a special interest for Victorians in
this year of grace 11113. Everyone has set his heart on a little
demesne of his own, uud nearly everyone has made a first payment on
a lot. Happy is the mnn who settles on the lot, who builds, not n
house, but a home; who lays mil his garden, plants shrubs and a few
fruit trees, nnd says In himself, "this shnll lie my little eastle." For
thanks lo the laws under whieli we live and the ling whieli waves above
us, the home of a British citizen is still his ensile.
REFERRING to a reeontly published cable message in Loudon In
lhe clVerl that Hie ('. P. U. intends to
•spend $50,000,000 Ihis year iu Canada, Sir Thomas Shaughnessy sent
lin* following cablegram last Sunday;
"Since my arrival in Engla'nd, my
attention lins been culled to u t'0-
oontly published cubic incssiige to the
effect Ihnl the company contemplated
an expenditure of $50,000,000 Ihis
yenr in Cnnndn, in laying double
trucks, construction of branch linos,
and putting n tunnel through the
Rocky Mountains which will provide
nn alternative route with a much
easier grade than now exists, and will
enable the railway through Ihe tunnel to bc worked by electricity, it
"The report enn only refer to
Western Canada, for, ns u matter of
fact, our contemplated expenditure
over lhe whole system during lhe near
future will bc more like $100,000,000,
exclusive of new rolling stock. This
will not involve another nppenl to
llie London markei for fresh cnpilnl.
because nil our financial arrangements
hnve been made a long wny ahead."
DAMAGE done to commercial
stands of timber in Norih
America is from $25,000,000 to $100,-
000,000 annually, according to exports who have made a study of the
question. Frpm 1880 to the present
lime, the annual loss is estimated to
be $.-)0,000,000. These figures do not
include esliinhtes of the losses sus-
luineil in the destruction of young
growth nnd forest litter, in which lies
(lie hope of future limber crops. The
burning of lhe forest litter hns the
effeot of making stream How irregular, eroding river banks and destroying the fertility of lnnd over which
useless earth is deposited by swollen
lil some yenrs. I here nre forest
fires which nssiiine the size of national
disasters. Such was the Poshtigo fire
whicii swept over an area of 1,280,000
acros in Wisconsin in 1871, utterly
ruining the country nnd bringing
death to 1,500 people. Other fires
which stand out in thc history of the
past century as examples of the ruining power of the forest's great
cnomy are: Mirnmichi fire, Maine nnd
New Brunswick, 1825; 3,000,000 acres
burned nnd 100 lives lost.
Pontine fire, Quebec, 1833; 1,600,000
ncres burned.
A fire in Michigan in 1871; 2,000,-
000 acres burned.
Michigan fire, Michigan, 1881; 1,-
000,000 ncres burned nnd 138 lives
Phillips (Iro in Wisconsin, 1,804;
100,000 acres burned, nnd 13 lives
Hinckley flre in Minnesota, 1894;
100,000 acres burned and 418 lives
Fernie  fire, British   Columbia    in
IDIIS; 04.000 ncres burned nnd 9 lives
Great Idaho lire, Idaho and Montana, in 1910; 2,000,000 ncres burned
nnd So lives lost.
Baudette fire, Minnesota and Ontario in 1910; 300,000 ncres burned,
nnd 42 lives lost.
Of recent yenrs there hns been a
remarkable change in the attitude of
the public towards these losses. Newspapers and magazines discuss questions of fire protection all the year
through, rather than in the periods of
danger exclusively. Governments nre
adopting advanced legislation, the
number of fire rangers is constantly
increasing and over sixty forest protective associations on the continent
are actively engaged in efforts to reduce the fire loss.
With half the timber wealth of
Canada within her borders and an
annual revenue from the forest which
can attain a total of at least $100,-
000,000, Britisli Columbia's interest in
■the protection of forests from fire is
almost beyond estimate. The Forest
Branch is taking nel ive measures to
place the whole Province under efficient protection, tn the end that no
such losses as have occurred in the
past in other parts of ihe country may
tnke placo here.
IN il's interesting AVestern number
lhe Toronto Globe says: "The
feature that mosl commends itself in
Western development today is the
homemaking spirit. There will bo a
flood tide and ebb in the winning of
wealth in lhe West as everywhere
else. At lhe moment tight money is
no doubt holding back many a Westerner from plunging over-deeply into
speculation. Perhaps Hie breathing
space will be nn all-round benefit. The
homemaking instinct of the Anglo-
Saxon will huve wider piny if the
business pressure eases somewhat. The
Wesl will find happiness in planting
trees, and making gardens, nud building schools antl colleges and universities, and producing a home environment so that there will be no disposition to rpgoi'd Hie country ns n temporary plnce of abode in which everyone is trying to make his pile preparatory to going back Eust or becoming
a lotus-enter beside the Pncifie.
"The lure of the West is strong. It
will be still stronger when llic crude
new towns nnd villages of the plains
arc embowered in trees nud vocnl with
the song of birds,"
ADIH'BI.K train service will lie in-
nugurnted by thc E. & N. Rnilwny Company's management on Mny
1st. This menus that there will he a
passenger service through to Port Alberni every dny nnd vice versa. At
presold trains make lho Irip to the
West Coas*. terminus three limes n
While the new schedule will nol
make a difference in lhe hours ul
which Irnius leave lhe Store Street
dopol ul present, il will furnish Victorians and West Const residents with
(he best possible facilities for communication. Besides it will give nil
[slanders rendy ncccss to Vnncouver
nml oilier Mainland centres. A. train
leaving here in the forenoon, will connect with thc steamer Patricia, which
is plying on the Nunnimo-A'niicoiiver
Mr. Beasley says thai (he conditions nil along the line nre very reassuring, He wns impressed particularly by the rapid manner in which
the country lying uorlh of the Malahat Range is becoming settled. All
nlong the route Ihe murks of lhe
pioneer nre nppnrent. The forests nre
vanishing before the nxc and dynamite, und arc giving placo to the
plow. This is especially evident in
the districts adjacent to McBride's
Junction and llillicr's Station. The
Cameron Luke Colonization Compnny
is doing remnrknbly good work.
Splendid progress in clearing js being mnde by Mr. Walter Ford, n contractor, who is operating a cnmp in
connection with the sawmill nt Nanoose Bay. This mill gels the logs
Iaken off lho ground, and the mill
is turning out 100,000 feet of lumber
daily. When the land is cleared it is
sold over to settlers at a very reasonable rate and on long time. This offer hns been found to be attractive,
many newcomers taking advantage of
it to secure Island holdings   of   va-
ONE of the most important statements made by Mr. J. E. Dalrymple, vice-president of the G.T.P.,
during llie recent rate conference
with the Council of the Bonrd of
Trnde of Prince Rupert, wns thnt the
grain elevator of the compnny will be
loented nt Fnirview, nnd thnt it will
he similar lo lhe elevator ut Fori William, which is Hie largest on the Grent
Mr. Dalrymple added further that
the establishment of the grain elevator at Fnirview is something Hint tho
company is looking afier, and thnt
ns soon ns llic exact location is determined, lhe construction will commence, for it is realized that with the
completion of lhe rnilwny Hie need
of nn elevator will be necessary. It
can hc built in about nine months.
Fnirview, ns is generally known, is at
lhe extreme western end of the town-
site, und. opposite the marine, wireless, und quarantine stations, nnd
right by Hie entrance to the harbor.
The elevator Hint will bo built will
hnve n enpneity of 10,000,000 bushels,
for it will be built according to the
very latest designs und nlso to allow
for enlargement as occasion demands.
There is very heavy machinery to be
installed, and in short, the plant is
one thnt will be large enough to cope
with the immense amount of business
Hint will spring up with the running
of through trains.
CHAS. TAYLOR, of Vancouver,
has mnde arrangements to build
an liotel on the land adjoining the
Trading Company's store at Ganges,
Sull Srping Islnnd. The now structure will cost $15,000, will bc lighted
by electricity and will contain thirty
The Salt Spring Island horses nre
much excited by the advent of motor
cars, of which six have already arrived.
Twenty-one thousand cases of eggs
were shipped from Ganges wharf during the twelve months ending March
30, 1013. The average price received
was thirty-seven cents per dozen. One
store at Ganges is now shipping fifty
cases a week. During the same period
live poultry lo the value nf $7,000,
averaging probably seventeen cents
per pound, was nlso shipped from the
same poinl.
that in spite of everything the cold
Englishwoman is the one womnn in nil
the world for him.
It is often thnt a woman's instinct I
warns her of events she means herself |
to bring about.
JUNE 15th is the dale set for the
actual construction work lo begin
ou the first unit of lhe New Westminster harbour. From Hint dute on the
work will proceed wilh all ripidity,
lhe gang's working double shift. A
year nnd one-hnlf bus been fixed ns
the limit in which the first unit will
be completed extending lho harbour
line and dock out one hundred nud
nineteen feet from its present locn-
lion. It is probable Hint llic time will
be even shorter ns it is nnticipnted
thnl the government will permit the
Dredge Fruhling to assist in lhe excavation.
Arrangements are aboul completed
whereby a daily summer excursion
will leave lho B. C. Electric railway
in Vanoouver nl 1 p.m. for New Westminster thenco down the Frnser river
hy lhe steamer Transfer to Steveston,
returning by the Slevcslon Irani to
Vancouver, which will lie reached
about 0 p.m.
The fivc hours' Irip will cost $1.50
il il (1 will include lho services of a well
informed guide who will conduct lhe
oxcursionists through lhe Steveston
Al; New Westminster half un hour
will be nllowed to ennble the visitors
to see the cily nud nn nutomobile trip
will he arranged fur fifty cents ex-
Irn which will embrace the principle
points of interest in Now Westminster
nnd deliver lhe tourists nl lhe steamer
nt 2.30 o'clock.
A twenty-six Ion ferry is being
filled up for regular service between
Purl Coquitlam, Douglns Islnnd, Port
Mnnn, New Wesl minster nnd Annncis
Tslnnd, by the Frnser River Navigation Compnny. The steamer is fifty
feet long with it twelve foot beam,
The hull is of fir nnd llic cabin deck
being of red wood.
I'he boat is oxpccled to secure a license to curry forty pnssengers.
Fire and Frost.   By Maud ('nil I well.
(Tho Bodley Hend.   0s.)
A cold nnd extremely cultivated
English girl, steeped iu Italian art
nnd wholly absorbed in lhe Victory
of Suiuolhrnce and lhe Sculptures of
lhe Olympian Pediment, marries,
through an improbable series of ncci-
denls, n young Egyptian prince. His
altitude towards women is wholly
Asiatic, bill after lhe divorce he bus
his blnck moods nnd realizes ill Ihem
E. E. Mathews—329 Arnold St.—Dwelling   $3,000|
Walter Noble—1417 Begbie Street—Dwelling   2,50ol
S. Nole—1334 Merritt Street—Dwelling   3,000|
B. 0, Electric Railway—Douglas and Pandora*—Partition  500!
W. H. McLaren—Linden and Oscar—DweUing    7,000|
R. Chapman—2540 Shelbourne Street—Dwelling   2,40(«
Canadian Puget Sound Lbr. Co.—Constance St.—Dry Kilm  6,00(1
Mrs. Gillingham—Prior Street—Alterations     35(1
Kong Sing Wing—Fisguard Street—Rooming House   7,45C|
Messrs. Brackman & Kerr—Broad Street—Warehouse    4,200]
Edward Parsons—Washington  Street—DweUing     4,30(1
A. 0. William—Lillian Road—Garage     5d
Dominion Bank—Yates Street—Alterations     4,50(J
Alice Crompton—52 Moss Street—DweUing   3,90(1
Parfitt Bros,—Fernwood Road—Store and Apartments  7,50(1
J. S, McCannel—Linden and Richardson—Stable   251
Moore & Pauline—Princess and Pembroke—Garage   260,00
H. S. Orooly—Oraigdarrah—Addition    40(
J. Daniels—Chandler—Dwelling   2,20
W. Stewart—Belmont Street—DweUing    2,20
E. Tuck—Asquith Street—DweUing   2,10
Thos. M. Bird—Washington Street—Dwelling   75(
A. Geake—McPherson Street—DweUing   30,00(
C. A. Saunders—Second Street—Addition   45(
Stewart Williams & Go.
Duly instructed by the
Will sell by Public Auction on the  Old Club Premises on
Douglas Street on
Thursday and Friday
May 8th and 9th
at 2 o'clock each day
A quantity of very Useful Household Furniture and Effects,
comprising the contents of sixteen Bedrooms, including Iron
and Brass Bedsteads, Mattresses, Bureaux and .Washstands,
ToUet Ware, Chests of Drawers, Oc. Tables, White en. Bureaus
and Stands, Oak Bedsteads, Curtains, Carpets, Rugs, etc; 12
good Enamelled Baths, 11 Marble Wash Basins with Fixtures,
Runners, a quantity of Up. Lounge Chairs, Up. Oak Chairs, Oak
Writing Tables, Oak Sofa Up. in Leather, Library Tables, Club
Fenders, Iron Dogs, a large quantity of Cork Linoleum, Fenders, Bar Counter and Fixtures, very large Sideboard (suitable
for Country Hotel), Ice Chest, Refrigerator, BiUiard Table
Chandeliers, Ntice Boards, Hat Racks, Drop Leaf Table, Oak
Ex. Table, a quantity of Card Tables, Chairs, French Range,
Carving Table, Kitchen Tables, Cooking Utensils, Saucepans,
Clocks, Taylor Safe, Axminster and other Carpets, Stair Carpets, Ladders, and other goods too numerous to mention.
The Auctioneer,   Stewart Williams
PH0NC 4804
PB£S[nT[0 Bf
I40& IR04D  ST
Gorge View Park
Offers Ideal Opportunities to the one who wants a
real Homesite.
A South Slope, with improved Boulevards and other improvements, including a beautiful 2% acre Central Park. All of
Block 8 is on the Waterfront, with a delightful Peasure Beaeh.
No other location has all Water Eights. Five Houses, costing
from $5,000 to $8,000, now erected. '
i Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
Page Five
IT  lins been  suid  that   ouly    the composition, or rather a certain ab- lending' that he has been won over
equals or superiors of the truly sence of depth and colouring, the won- lo "the cause" nnd wishes to win
■groat are capable of criticizing tlieir derful    ability   of his execution to- converts, be invites her to visit bis
Iworks.   If so, Eugene Ysaye must go gather with the perfect sympathy of homo because be needs her.   The wife
luucrilieized, except of the few—his his accompaniments, secured an en- immediately   becomes   old-fashioned
|ec|U!ils—for of bis superiors there arc thusiastic encore, for whicli be gave a nnd jealous, but being a "new wo-
Inone.    A  truly wonderful  and  dis- happy   and   blitli   little Minute by mau,"  she  has no  cause  for  com-
lliiiguished old man, his very presence Znnelln, full of delicate staccato pas- plninl.   The situations that ensue are
land personality predestined lhe grent- sages.
thnl  his bow  wns later lo re- This concert, given under the aus
■veal.    Eugene. Ysaye  came,  plnyed, pices 0f Ihe Victoria Ladies Musicn
land conquered; for from the  time Society, completed the season's offer
Ivhen.liis llrsl entry up onto the singe ing| and aptly  reached a zeneth of
pirovoked  an  applause of unequaled excellence, which not only should the
both amusing and vital.
The excellent cast surrounding Jir.
Drew includes Mary Boland, Hubert
Druce, Alice 'John, Nina Sevening
and others.
Victoria  Theatre
Monday, May Sth
Daniel L. Martin Presents
The Song Play Success
Dramatized from Gene Strntton-
Porter's Novel. A delightful
nature story, scintilalting with
Wit, Music and Pathos.
Prices     -     -     -     50c to $1.50
enthusiasm, until Unit moment when  Society bo justly proud, but nil true \\7'A11--,-J
be responded to his last nnd linnl re- music    lovers   of A'ictoria sincerely    ' "    llave
-and llicre were ninny—-bis au- thankful,
lliencc either listened with rnpt attention, or signalled in  the usual way
(their desire for further nnd repented
Opening with Mozart's less known
N Wednesday nnd Thursday
evenings tho Victoria Theatre
wns ngnin given up to thc cinematograph when a first-class representa-
'Sonata in D Major," Ysaye wns en- tion of Frederick Warde in the char-
lappnnt with his audience, from the acter of Shakespeare's Richard III
lirst note thnl bis wonderful art pro- was shown in (ive acts. The pictures
Tluced, playing with amazing dignity wei*e excellent, being remarkably
hud simplicity of expression; his su- clear and distinct, while the staging
herb technique proved him master of 0f tho tragedy was a work of art.
Ihat music of which he hns always Opinions may differ as to Mr. Warde's
liceu llic exponent, the works of tlio portrayal of the famous king. It is
Iddor nnd more classical school. In largely due to Shakespeare that the
limil or allegretto movement, thc distorted picture of Richard III has
jsubtlety and linish of his bowing was survived in its present day form and
particularly manifest, the notes fol- 0( an modern actors probably Mr.
llowing   ench   other with liquid and Warde has done less than nny to re-
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one grent ni*t which is as
excellent ns it is rare, and that is
the art of playing harmonies on half
lilled water glasses. The effect of
the music produced from such a seemingly simple but yet such an exacting medium is wonderful and is unlike anything else. It never fails tn
elicit unstinted applause and is by
far the best feature of the program
at the Empress this week. "Mar
guerite," who immediately
llie lnsl turn, is a diinty little   lady
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while Mr. H. Hasenfratz and Mr. M. Be» her would-be husband; Joe, the
E. Stratton as "Tom Carew" and only one with evil in bis heart, and
" Dumbly Dick,"  respectively,  were
many others. It is a play whicii sat-
islies nud that is saying nil there is
to be snid.
•sparkling purity.
Max Bruch's "Concerto in G
Minor," which onine next on lho programme, called forth from llic audience nn appreciation greater than that
Vouchsafed to nny oilier piece which
mdered. Charming his violin
tender nnd cunning bund into a
[submission so delicately In harmony
|willi the original composer ho seemed
probe the very depths of musical
l'.vpression: vesting the music, from
lho richness und maturely of liis personality, with nn almosl mystical
nine and charm.
The purity of bis harmonies, the
Ideplhs nnd lenibre of the sound, nt
Ttinics nltnost cello-like in ils richness, .!•
■wore particularly evident in this j 0]IN DREW will bc seen nt the
lpioco, nml ns piano imperceptible J Victoria Thentre, Friday, Mny !).
jnicrged into violin, and violin censed, jn ''Tlie Perplexed Husband," n
|lhe sympathy between iiislriinientulisl (.intuHl.v in tour nels by Alfred Sutro.
and accompanist was so perfect as to whiob recently plnyed a successful en
jlenvc one wondering when tho cessation lind actually taken plnce.
Ysaye's rendering of bis own composition "Old Mull," which ho play-
fid with quieted strings, wns a revelation, proving him nol only past master of bis bow, but in Ibis, moreover,
lunslcr of his art as an creation as
This musical   and   entchingly
lieve the character of lhe hideous
tints with which the poet coloured it.
It is hard to believe thnt the Duke
of Gloucester aped the Uriah-ilke
humility which Frederick Warde simulates; we know Hint the deformity
from which the usurper suffered wns
not sufficient to prevent him being
the lincst warrior of his duy, nnd yot
Mr. Wnrde depicts him as a grovelling hunch-back in every scene where
such n characterization is possible.
He thai us il mny, the art of (lie actor
is one thing and the art of the cinematograph is another and on tho
evenings in question the nrt of tlle
latter was seen nt ils besl.
equally at home.   Mr. L. S. Weston
did good service as the detective, as
did Mr. Dave Smith, miner, Mr. Cave,  '
Chinaman, aud Mr.   Whitfield,    the A Connoisseur of Works
missionary of health. "Perhaps you are familiar with the
Of the ladies Miss F. L. llasen- works of lngersoll?" smilingly inquir-
fratz scored a great success in the ed the book-salesman, ns he reached
leading role of "Moselle," while under his coat for Hie snmple hind-
Miss E. Kennedy nud Miss J. Lawrie ings.
wcre happy in their representations     "Sure, I am," replied Mr. Gold-
of "Mother Merton"  and  "Agnes berg, the jeweller; "undt it's agbod
precedes -Pairlee." votch for der money!"
Between the acts there were many
incidental turns of singing and danc*
ing which were nil admirably done,
the whole performance, as said
above, being most successful.
Victoria Theatre
Friday, May 9th
Charles Frohman Presents
In lhe Four Act Comedy
By Alfred Sutro.
The London and New* York
Prices 50c to $2.00.
Scats on Sale Mav 7th.
At the Empress Theatre This Week
THE Williams Stock Company
seems deslined never to appear
in a production whicli is not a success nnd Ihis week they hnve ngnin
struck lhe popular fancy in tbe
quaint sen play, "Little Miss Flotsam," which has been delighting all
the week but closes with the production tonight. From its name it
might bc imagined ns one of the dainty girl musicn] comedies, but while
she is dninty nnd charming "Little
Miss Flotsnm" is a little girl from
the sea, as her name would indicate.
She is a being of many moods, from
gay girlhood, and downright tomboy
capariccs, brought to realize Hie re-
sponsibilties of life and the nobility
of womanly sacrifices. It is a story
of a father's great love to which his
School of Handicraft
and Design
719 Courtney Street, Victoria, B.C.
Lei.ons in the following subjects,
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.    *-
Woodcarvluff; Mies Bendy; Monday.
Artistic Boobblndlnff; Miss Lang;
Practical Design; Mr. Bergvelt;
Clay Modelling; Mr. Mold; Wednesday.
Jewellery; Miss O. Meadows;
The Principle of Design; Miss
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Metal Work; Miss Mold; Friday.
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Princess Theatre
Week Commencing May Sth
hxistence, the repetition and haunting n fair hearing, and the types of mod-
luotif, recurring triumphantly lime oraSj plnyed by distinguished artists.
|iin! time ngnin. rising with a domin- are  easily  recognizable.    Mr.  Drew
daughter's heart responds with  like
who introduces some novelties in ber sacrifice, nnd both seem deslined to
act;  she  is,  however,  un fortunately have made lhe sacrifices in vain, bul
prevented  by  the exigencies of the Time, which rights nil things, brings
local singe frnm concluding her per- nbout n happy solution of nil prob-
t'ormance with lhe spectacular 'coup' lems.
gagoment    nt   lhe  Empire  Theatre, which gives Hie key-note of original- It is lhe sacrifices, the unexpected
New York, and met with approbation ity to her turn.   This is merely an- betrayal, the several love affairs, thc
from thc press nnd Mr. Drew's pub- other example of how visiting players life of sea-faring people and life in a
lie.   Mr. Sutro came over from Eng- arc hnndicaped by lhe small propor- great light house which go to make
tions of th local house. Jere Sand- up the interest. The life of "those
ford, whose picture appears on this who go down to the sea in ships" is
page, is nn adept whistler and has told as well as Hint of the simple
n "chore" stunt whicli is out of the fisher folks, nnd is quaint beyond de-
common. The remaining turns com- scription. Iu contrast to Ihcse peo-
a very average bill. pie who live next to Old Mother Nature, is the specimen sample of gay
lnnd, where this comedy enjoyed enormous success, nnd singed 11* himself
wilh a decided cure for finish nnd detail.
"The Perplexed Husband"   is    a
nshioned melody seemed a haunting fnln|_ sal ire of the women suffrage plet
illle   reminder   of hopes, continued movement, yel  both sides nre given
is seen in his best comedy manner,
and   also   has  a chance in several
lint, though perhaps melancholy, persistency   from  the memories through
vhich his magic bow hunted it.
Zarzyohi's "Magarha," n piece
Inlliug for the highest executive skill,
gave scope to demonstrate his truly
Itiarvclous technique, its curious chord-
lug together with the almost passion-
lite energy of feeling for which it
tailed, not only demonstrating his
itile conception of expression, but
Lhowed llie beauty of his bowing, nnd
j'elicily of bis lingering lo full advantage.
As nn encore In tllis he gnve "Cn-
■ irice Viennese," by Kreisler, play-
Id with rare graoo and daintiness of
The officinl  programme concluded
Ivith Wieniawski's "Faust Fanlnsie"
-which, though possibly open lo the
Ivilicism of n certain monotony due,
|icrhnps, to Iho natural disadvantage
lnder   which    nil   such    pieces   of
ieccssily labour, was faultless from
■he point of view of technique, purity
If harmonies, etc., and although one
liisscd that maturity of expression,
Ihich dominated all his other render-
jig, none the less left the bouse in
state of enthusiasm,   only    to   bo
Initiated witb three encores.
j Most notable amongst   these    wns
Cagner's alwnys fresh and welcome scenes tn portray intense emotion.
IPrcislicd "  from  Ihe  "Die  Fries-     A London ten merchant, common
SOMETHING quite out of thc com- society people of sen-side resorts, or
mon wns seen nt the Crystal rather samples, for there are a num-
Thcntre this week in the shape of a ber of them. When they finally learn
grand spectacular drama in which that they also have hearts it is quite
llic transformation scenes were m- ns much of a surprise to them as it
deed wonderful. The vaudeville turns is to the audience,
still continue to attract a grent deal Tliere are many odd types shown,
of attention nnd this week the mnn- Simmonsen, the old mnid who tries to
agement have been pnrticnlnrly for- escape    her    doom   by posing ns a
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In "A Hunter's (lame,"
A Wonderful Dog Act.
Mlnck-Fncc Comedian.  ■
Singers and Dancers.
Comic Cyclist.
tunnlc in their selection. Of Ihe pie-
lures Unshed on the screen recently
perhaps the most note-worthy was
one called "Vcngennee Is Mine"
which fully cume up lo lhe somewhat
high-sounding title. The Broad
Street picluro house still seems tn be
the meccn of lhe patrons of llic
"movies" and Ihis is ns II should be,
fnr no house in town devotes more
lime nnd Irouble lo seeing Hint lhe
performance is first-clnss in every re-
widow  with  nn  "extinct" husband,
Who Is Appearing in "The Perplexed
Husband," at the Victoria
Theatre, May 9th.
been proud
f ils amateurs nnd lnst Tucs-
dny night saw the Victoria Theatre
well lilled with nn cxpcctnnt crowd
which wns not disappointed. The occasion wns lho annual oencert and entertainment given by the Victoria
IjCtler Carii'crs' Mutual Benefit Society and though lhe performances
given by this body in the past hnve
nhvnys been more Hum meritorious, it
is safe lo sny Hint this yenr the Society hns eclipsed all previous records.
Thc "piece dc resistance" was a
Die  Fries-     A London tea
1'iiscigers " in which nil the passion- place nnd happy,  returns   from   a three-net drama   "Nevada,   nr llic
te out-pourings of the human voice, month's trip to find his home invaded Lost Mine," which wns given by thc
homed   to   be   incorporated   in   the by a fat "master" and a fanntical Western    Star   Dramatic  Compnny.
ondorful    richness   und volume of disciple of the feminist cause, which  This is a local company which  hns
Lind   brought by this master hand his wife has embraced during his ah- achieved great success from yenr lo
■om ' his   famous   and   responsive sence. She has decided to cease being year with its dramntic presentments
unrncvius violin. a doll, a parasite  and   a  plaything, and it is generally felt that the StlC-
Pnrticularlv delightful were the two and is determined to "live her own cess whicii attended their efforts on
inno    renderings   of Monsieur De- life."   Her husband has become "a
ores oue composed by himself; tho Strang man to her"—so she moves
her' "Filcuse Prea de Carantec," her things upstairs.
V Rbcne Bntoy.   His fingering  wns     The husband's practical sister ad-
oecially notable and excellent, and vises hiin lo fight fire with flre.   A
ilthoueii    after  thc mnster who hns girl with a Greek soul, possessed of ported by the other members of the
[ayed before him, inability was to a great beauty, who works in his fnc-  cast.   Mr. A. J. Clunk portrayed "'
odifled degree  evident in his own tory, has just been discharged.   Pre- part of "Vermont," <"■'' '""■' ■■ '
Tuesday lnst wns more thnn well deserved. Perhaps the most notable
figure wns Ihat of Mr. A. AV. Semple
who undertook llie exacting role of
Old Nevada," but he was well sup-
' and took it well,
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English,  Scottish, Irish and   Welsh. The moral is, Ihnl  the society in
And I like the word itself.   To me il which the people are blamed, is wrong
always has a sort of sturdy and mar- in its standards.   If a man is iiuhiip-
tial look about it: perhaps because it pily married, and if, later on, he meets
begins with the same letter us such llie right woman and lhey fall in love,
common words as Bull, Bull-dog. Bold, Wells would say that Iheir lives ought
Brave,   Brule   (force),   Big,  and   lhe. nol to he spoill hy llic fact of lhe inan
like.    By the way, according to Geof- being already conventionally   bound,
frey of Moiinioulh, the words "Brit- Consequent^  Capes runs away with
on" and "Britain" are drived from Ann  Veronica, ami  ttemington   wilh
the  mythical grent-grand-
sou of Aeneas. Geoffrey's etymologies
are sometimes very comical.
Well, having made Ihis explanation,
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PERHAPS it is true that the un- pressive spectacle of an Englishman
fortunate Englishmen in Canada in all his "warpaint"','
who have failed to reach that high Such a vision could hardly fail to
standard of citizenship inculcated by influence their imagination and to opsonic family journals, have changed peal (o their instincts, and in after
tlieir skies but not their skins, and years some later traveller following
that although they hnve crossed the the footsteps of this lone Englishman
seas to live in olher lands, tbey still with his pathetic custom may find
retain  their beastly manners. that from the incident of that dress
A kind and courteous critic will be suit a whole sartorial system has de-
generously disposed to regard tbis as veloped, in the very interior of
a misfortune rather than a crime, and Africa, lo supersede tbe foliaged and
even if he fails to understand the Horeated garb which from time im-
nuances of those customs to which memorial has been associated with
the Englishman has subscribed at its "frocks and frills."
home, ho will nevertheless spread It would he a waste of time to
a mantle of charily over what is an philosophize on this picturesque in-
enigmn to him. cident.   There may be some connee-
It would he altogether tod much to lion between it and "the failure of
expect a Colonial editor to understand the Englishman in Canada to become
lhe action of "a lone Englishman in thoroughly assimilated with his en-
Africa who dressed for dinner every vironment."
night, although there was not a while There may possibly be some con-
man within the radius of a hundred nection between it and his failure to
miles." And yet there might he at take a conspicuous part in public
least half-a-dozen good reasons why affairs. II is extremely kind of the
he did it. press to voice the wish that "he may
Por instance, having taken his dress some time lend his valuable assist-
suil with .him, and given his native ance in the working out of the prob-
porter lhe trouble of carrying il Icms arising in this new land."
through interminable forests, and If anything would induce him to
swampy jungles, he may have felt it make au effort in this direction it
lo he his duly lo make some use of it. surely would he  the  avowal  of the
Then, again, it may have been an Colonial editor that "at times the
old-fashioned suit, which he could not conduct of the lone Englishman
wear   iu   London   drawing-i ins  be-  makes him feel like smiling."
i.—E. (1. WELLS.
I consider Wells Hie mosl influential
and in some ways lhe greatest writer
of English fiction now living. In saying Ihis 1 am well aware Hull I expose myself !„ the scorn ol' those
critics who like to preach the doctrine
of Art for Arl's sake, ami who delighl
in Hie exotic beauty of stories written by such musters of word magic as
Mr. Maurice, Hewlett Bul though I
can read Hewlett will, absorbed attention ami continual delight—who, indeed, can forget the "Forest Lovers"
and the line   character   creations   of
Isabel, ami non of these erring people
reap the whirlwind, us according to
the moral sclloolbooks they ought lo
do. On the contrary, lhey settle
down happily—Capes and Ann Veronica in pai'licuhir—wilh Iheir new
partners, and il works out all right.
Xow. I au, mil prepared lo defend
Ihis, without strong qualification. 1
think Ihal lhe general stability of
civilized soeiely depends lo a consid-
eable extent on tlu1 existence of a
strong public opinion in favour of the
irrevocability—speaking' broadly—of
marriage. 1 say "speaking broadly,"
because 1 do nol maintain ils absolute
irrevocability, as lhe Anglican High
('liuivhniiin docs.  For uie, marriage is
The EASY polish
Makes Shoes
Last Longest^
Bottilo, N. T.
in Hi
are  unequally yoked   together   may
have an unhappy lime of il, hul  if
they make llic hest   use of Iheir experience they will certainly develop a
tolerance ami "sweet reasonableness"
which  will improve Iheir characters. I"'
And even if lhey don'I—even if lhey lhe
become sour ami cynical as son,,
fortunately do—1 am not   sure
Ihcv are   really  deteriorated.
always misrc
written lhe
do not seem
e book,
iresent. Now Ihal I
foregoing sentences,
ns good us thev did
1 lhey may fail to ini-l
ose who ,l„ nol already know|
nle.xl.   To such I would say:
mi- "Bead lhe book—you will thank me|
Ihal afterwords   for   recommending   il.
The Those who have read il already wi
for they know the sel-|
scope is lo he determined hy considerations of lhe   general   welfare
Sanchia and John   Senhouse  in   the mankind, rather than by lhe  Iradi
later books?—1 nevertheless hold Ihat lions of au ancient church or Hie the
Wells, though less line as an artist, is ologinn's  interpret al ions  of
yet Ihe bigger man.   His philosophy that texl.    Consequently   I
and his social enthusiasm,  never  ob- divorce as justiliahlc,   indeed   desii*
cause it wus out of date, but which
might very well he worn out iu Central Africa with uo while man or
women within a hundred miles to
criticize it.
Or, again, he may have been a kind-
hearted Englishman, who dressed simply lo give lhe unlives a treat, and
"miriihilc diclu," il is conceivably
possible Ihal he look all Ihis trouble
out of self-respect.
It appears lo have escaped the ob
This is an acliieveiiint of which lhe
lone Englishman should he proud. It
is something worth living for; indeed,
it amply repays one for having changed his skies, although it may not inconceivably strengthen his determination not lo change his skin.
There are some things which "a
lone Englishman" may wish to retain, even al the cost of dressing for
dinner; hut it is doubtful if any of
 mis vagaries can appear more nmus-
serviitions of the Colonial editor that ing to other people than the picture j''1 .
although there was uo white man conjured up in his mind hy the sug-
wilhin a hundred miles, (here were gesliou of lhe Colonial editor who
mnny black men and no doubl many "feels inclined to smile."
dusky belles, and Ihul the real However, it is idle to speculate fur-
"pathos" of lhe situntion would Iher ou the incident. The Colonial
seem lo he Hull the lone Englishman editor says he did it, and tin Colonial
had been trained in lhe schools of editor admits that he cannot under-
chivalry. and Ihat iu carrying a En- sland why.   But, of course, that  is
the poinl of lhe story.
"He never did understand;
And now we know that he never understood,
And never could understand."
cynical exterior is often a mask ns- see II
^^__^_^_^^^^—^~ sinned   lo cover  llic  suffering  which  ling'. '^_^^^^^-__^_|_
i secular conlracl or promise, and ils woui(] otherwise show loo plainly, lu     To mo il seems one of Ihe healthiest
any case an unhappy marriage niusl and mosl cheering signs of Ihe times!
sober people, niusl make thein really that such a book as "Marriage" com*
Ihink about lhe fuels of life, instead mamls a wide circulation. To somel
of gaily treading lhe primrose path exlenl Ihis is due lo Wells' earlier
this or o(i thoughtless pleasure, as they might and more sensational things; for he|
regard ]mve ,],„,„, ;j tiley |lmi |lm| t|)e ,„isfor- had lo do them lirst, lo catch his pub*
tune lo be happy! "Sorrow is heller lie Bul in the very doing of them hi
thnn laughter, for by Ihe sadness of was al least preparing Ihat public for
lhe countenance lhe heart is mnde lhe later works which, having mad,
better." his position, be could write lo pleasi
But iu Mr. Wells' latest hook,
"Marriage," he reaches a higher
plane. In Ihis ease lhe marriage is
quite happy, and (here is no intervening third parly lo spoil the domestic
harmony. Tralford, the scientist, falls
in love with, and marries Marjorie, a
very suitable girl, and all goes well;
at least for a lime. Gradually, however, the wife becomes extravagant, in "'?, ""^■•/d- "•m*
fuel she never had any clear ideas of
himself.    This he is now doing
none of the prophets is greater
he. Much could he said about lii*-
more serious works, expounding
scholarly fashion many sane reforms
in the social fabric—"Firs! and Last]
Things," "Anticipations," "Man
kind in lhe Making," "New World:
for Old," bul I am writing of Wells,
must leave tbesel
aside. May he live lo write many!
Ihe necessity of a lixed relation of iu- mme of lho mm'ls' •"•™ever ■■ ■"-' with
come lo expenditiire-nnd lhe scienti- llis "xenons" books! And there isl
lie genius has lo abandon Ihe re- "um] '"'I'0' for Mr. Wells is nol yet
searches  which  uo   brains   but   hi
traded bul  always there, arc lo nie
an added attraction, not a defect.
Of course, 1 do not defend or "enthuse" about lhe early extravaganzas
hy which he lirst achieved fame. Such
The War of the Worlds,"
"The Invisible   Man,"   "When   Hie
Sleeper Wakes," "The Food of the
Gods," and even "In lhe Days of lhe
Cornel," such hooks as these are obvi- ______________________________________
ously written to sell.   Mr. Wells had lion" would (hen ensue,
his own way lo make, and after some possible, hul nol very pi*
able, where il seems likely lo conduce
lo social well-being. For example,
when a man or woman is hopelessly
insane, and certain lo remain ill lhe
asylum until death mercifully arrives, I think lhe partner of thai man
or woman ought lo be free to marry j,v
again.   II will, of course, he objected ],j.
hal lhe potienl might, after all, uu
expectedly recover, ami Ihal complice
Well, il  ii
mble.   Wi
could do, iu order lo go into busiuess
anil make money for his wife lo use
in making Hie splash which she enjoys. He made lhe money right enough, uud lhey became rich; but the
man's soul sickened within him.
Wherefore all 11,esc fine clothes ami
halls ami dinners*? is Ihis lhe best
Ihnl life has lo offer us? If so. what
a hollow mockery lhe whole thing is!
Tralford decides Ihal he niusl gel
away from all lhe rush, lo Ihink things
oui; somewhere quiet, where In* can
try lo make oui, hy hones! argument
ami consideration, wjial lhe universe
is up to. lie Iclls his wife, who, naturally, is somewhat surprised; hut she
rises lo lhe occasion, and says she
will go wilh him. So Ihcv set mil for
Labrador as alum! the quietest place
lhey can Ihink of, ami live in a hul.
snowed up, ami about a hundred iniles
from anywhere and :, thousand or so
from lhe nearest posl oflice or milliner's shop. Here lhey proceed lo
Ihink things mil, interrupted ul limes
wolves anil frost biles and luiir-
1,111,  'scapes of various sorts, bul
forty-seven, and, being lhe son
professional cricketer, he ought lo in,
herit a good constitution, as is, indeed,
probably the case, judging by his looks]
ami build.
rope:,n custom into Darkest Africa, be
was really beginning a regenerative
process in commending to the attention ami admiration of the ladies of
lhe Dork Continent a fashion which
Iheir lily sislers of Europe consider
lime spenl as assistant in a chemist's could safely leave il lo llic doctors lo
shop, and after taking his B.Sc. de- decide when .a cusc is lo hc classed as
gree, he discovered that he could turn "hopeless."   Ami  if an  exceptional
his science lo good account by writing case did happen, lhe patient recover-
wild, semi-scicnlilic   romances   abou
their lily sislers ul   I'.uropc consider
Who shnll say what may nol have   ^A)/^^-&^p/t_e^/H',
been t
oval ing inlhieucc upon the
ic African ladies of lhe ini-
Contemporary English Novelists
Written Specially for The Week hn J. Arthur Hill, Member of thc English Society of
a <p
al the wl
dial- as
IT has jusl occurred lo im* Hi
I ille  of Ihis series  may bf
lenged.    Our brothers  'II, of lho
Tweed and across Si, George's Channel do nol much like lhe loo free use
of "English." And indeed 1 am always careful in this mallei*, preferring "British" except where il is
something definitely limited to England, ihat is meant. I make n
for the l,omIon papers, which
the Caledonian and lho Glasgow and
South-western Railways under lhe
bending of ".English 1-inilnwys" in
tlieir stock exchange lists. lu tlio
North hen* (Bradford, Yorkshire), we
have more sense. Our newspapers sny
"British railways." disrespect oi
Bul  il seined lo me Ihal  "British admiration f
Novelists"   would    have    a    certain  whom are tlu
qiieerness of sound.   Also I began I
argue   lhe  poinl   will,   myself   as   I
whether il would even be a defci
term.  I am writing about English novels—i.e., novels written iu Hie English language. Is nol, then, a writer of
such books an English novelist, where-
Thcrc is no s
is Unlet
as a British language, an
no such thing us a Brilisl
British novelist—nl loast I Ihink nm.
though 1 quake al  my owu temerity
iu saying il.   My doctor, who  is a
Scotsman, and, like most of his race,
a terrible fellow for argument, would
probably  disagree,  and  might   argue
excuse mc down.    [I
ncluile hiin  an   Engl
euks English.
Well, my point is that iu v,
Ihe inhabitants of Mars invading our
earth, and lhe like. Xo wonder hc laid
iown lhe pestle and took up the pen.
But. as soon as he had created his
public and made.his position linn, he
forsook lhe sensational style, and betook himself to more serious themes
and uianner. Then came "Love and
Mr. Lewishnin," "The Wheels of
Chance." and "Kipps." masterly anil
piilhctic studies, though full of whimsical humour—of the lives of strug-
glillg workers, mostly drapers' assisl-
niils.  I I'he History of Mr. Polly,"
e once more treated the same theme;
ml Hie book is one of the funniest
ave ever rend, in spile of llie pntlu
1 failed life, which, indeed, is in
Jy a greal   failure, for Mr. Boll
ing, it would he all lhe heller if he did
lind his wife married again. Bettor,
1 mean for society, and posterity; for
a man or woman who has been insane
enough lo he considered a hopeless
case ought mil lo li-iinsmil lhe taint lo
a coming general ion.
I*would similarly grant divorce, if
desired, to anyone whose wife or husband is a chronic inebriate or is scn-
I I,*,„*e«l  lo  imprisonment   for life or
- oven  In a  long lonn.     And also, of
- course, in cases of persislcnl cruelly
_ rn* neglect, whether complicated will,
' adultery or nol.
: Bul though thus loosening lim
I  shackles of ^^^^^^^^
Hint   such   loosening  would
s proliaiiie   Mini
I   conduce   lo  social   well-being  by   in-
y creasing    individual   efficiency   and
happiness in certain cases, I nevcr-
linally attaining salvation, gelling iu
tune with Ihe universe, hy the deeper
vision which has resulted from their
thinking. They see Hint all lhe evil
of life is due lo a shallow individualism, a striving after possession for
oneself, a hunger for recognition of
one's own importance, a thirst for individual power over others—in short,
egotism, sellishness, swelled-hoaded-
ness. The way of health is lo regard
ourselves us uiiils of a larger whole, lo
pull together instead of ngninst each
other, to cultivate friendly feelings
and goodwill towards all men. ll is an
old gospel, certainly, hul it needs reiterating iinlil we learn lo accept il.
Happiness is not achieved by seeking
il. The Blue Bird, in Maeterlinck's
line allegory, could nol be caught, No.
11,(1 way of pence is in a,,olher direction, is in sacrifice of lho lower self,
lb* Ihal loselll his life shall save il.
If is by unsellishness Hint we keep
il seems aym, lhe best Ihal is in us. And there
is no happiness like Hint which comes
of feeling yourself one with the olher
members of Ihe greal human family,
sharing tlieir sorrows, feeling ils heart
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I Ihink
' Wells if he means
-that any kick-
almost transcend
your own limited
mid ask if I cnll
doctor   because
looks like sellling down will, the hind _______________________________________________________________________________________________
lndy ul lhe Potwell Inn ul the finish. Hieless repeat Ihul 1 am not uiiqiiiili- ■„,„■ j,"; vo|||. own"pii_s~e~s7niid"thereby
The circulation of Ihis book hns been "■••■" " •'•■■"•"•■■'• •"' • ...
such as lo make a sevenpenny edition
possible, bound in clot!
many times sevenpence.
But  lhe grcaler series I	
"Torn, Bungay."   nnd   followed   on ning away wilh another man's _ ____________________
wilh  "Ami Veronica,"   "The   Now or another woman's husband.   I say ments proving lhe existence of God,
Mnchinvelli." and "Marriage." These lei  us improve lhe laws ralhcr than and all lhe resi of il.    It's no good
English novelists I nm using lhe term inevitably erenlcl some stir,   for   in break nud abolish them. It cannot lie talking.     We  feel  n  want,  and  we
linguistically nnd thinking of English each  nf  them  somebody  runs  away denied    Ihal    civilization    is   based reach out "Inmc hands of faith" tu
I ilerntnre-lhe literature in the Eng- with somebody else's wife or husband, mostly on the general respect for law, Something which we are dimly aware
lish  language—without   inclining anv nnd  lhe Puritans  wcre rather scan- and any systematic ignoring of il is of, but we cannot formulate our wants
"   "   i„(,|c of ,*( gnilion or dnlized.   Mr. Wells'mind ul this lime nothing bul sheer anarchy.  Therefore nml cannol put our dim perception of
,i* those Britons—among was much occupied will, the problem let ns slill regard marriage as a bond that Something into
noblest of Britain's sons of the marriage laws, nud the ennven- indissoluble excepl   on  good  reasons jheloss,  struggle  on,
I   is worth  ing over II,e traces is to be regarded      ,   ,        ,      .    .    .
... , i ,,   , ■ And on the theological side Wells
wilh complacency, nnd   hal liicompn- . n      • _   , tt
..,   ,.,.,.,    .'.'.. ,41 has equally wise words lo say.    He
wilh tibihty is prima facie ground for run-
wjcG sees clearly the idler futility of argu-
—who, though writing and reading lionnl respect for Ihe official bond.
English, wcre born in Caledonia or Consequently, over nnd over again,
ble the Emerald Isle. There! HI wanted slightly varying llie details, he pre-
to argue some more, I would poinl sents certain characters in certain
out that Irishmen nre nol strictly situations, and asks himself, "What
Britons,  for  Ireland, though  pari  of will lhey do?"      They generally do
1 thing.   Aud, given
words.    Never
 If   wordlessly!
shown—though there nre more good Stretch out, however lamely! "You
reasons thnn are at present recog- want lo pray—and you can't make
nixed—and let us in n general way terms for a thing you want. I used Io
discourage sucli Gordinn eidlings of think 1 could. I wanted God to come
the knot ns Mr. AVells' heroes so fre- nnd demonstrate a hil... It's no good,
quently resort to. Madge. . . . If God chooses lo he silent
And    I   admit    that    T   am   old- —you niusl pray to the silence.  If He
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Page Seven
Motoring and Good Roads
' N "THE Al'TOCAl.," bearing date April 5th, is the following
editorial nolo on the position of tbo steering wheel, which will
bo of interest to all readers of this page.   Wo have no hesitation,
[Jierefore, in reprinting the article verbatim:—
'When any change is required which necessitates uu alteration
In the position of some of the main members of the chassis, it is ad-
fisnble to give good notice of it so that the makers may consider it
vhen setting out their new designs.    A change whicli strikes us as
ping desirable is in regard to the position of the steering wheel, not
fs angle or its height nbove the chassis, but its position laterally,
wing to tho widening of the front seats, which is now so general,
ul the titling of high side doors which enclose both tlie change-
)eed nnd brake levers in the majority of instances, it will be found
hat the driver's sent is not central with tlio steering wheel.    The
jeering is almost always placed from two to four inches too far to
lie left, i.e., too near the centre of the car.   As a matter of fact, this
jriticisni applies not only to the steering wheel, but usually to the
tttcli, brake, and throttle pedals.   It practically amounts to tllis—
(mt all tho control of the car, with the exception of the change-spee'
ear nud brake levers, is too far to the left,
ie driver has to sit sideways, and, of course,
:at is widened, the more inconvenient does this arrangement become.
"It appears to us that the difficulty lias largely developed
llin.uigli tho designers regarding the chassis from the test body toolbox
loint of view rather than from the driving sent of a finished car.
['hat is to say, as a chassis the position of the steering and pedals
Iwks, and is, perfectly correct, but, directly a front seat of only
Jeasonable width is fitted, it, is found in the majority of eases that
pn* wheel ancl pedals are too far to the left. The effect of this is not
ly uncomfortable for the driver, but also uncomfortable for his
Iompniiiun on tbe front sent, because the driver is bound to move a
it more to the left nnd, even if lie sits quite at an angle, his elbow
Sore nr less projects over the passenger's space, so that tho pns-
_iig<T is his turn bus to huddle to the left, and is more or less crnmp-
d fur room.
'Wc  have  had   a number of complaints nbout this from our
iaders, and wo call attention to the matter publicly  so   that,   as
Inanges tire made for new models or for revising old ones, the point
my In* duly considered. The alteration is really more difficult to
arry out than many would imagine, inasmuch as the steering anil
oiiti'nl generally must bc kept within chassis width, and it must be
tni'iii' iu mind that tho modern body is much wider than tlie chassis,
ficidentally, the matter is considerably simplified by the introduc-
f the taper bonnet, i.e., a bonnet which is wider at the back
I inn ilir front, ns nothing looks worse than a bonnet with one or more
1'ojeetions on the off side to cover up the steering box and other parts
lb uitrol.    However, tho matter does not end hero, and in n
Iiod mnny cases very considerable ingenuity will be required before
e steering wheel and thc three control pedals enn be moved to the
ulit ns much ns is necessary for ideal comfort and convenience."
BCENTLY a company bus been the motor industry or of busiuess gen-
formed known ns llie London orally, and it is proposed in enscs
(lumber .if Mol or Experts, Ltd. The where for one reason or another the
irpnse nt' lliis company is lo consider problem is one with wbicb the commit-
ul report upon new inventions nnd lee feels itself unable to deal without
itenls generally, and nlso lo furnish expert knowledge of n very specinl
forinnlioii nnd ndvice to investors, character to call in the services of
\i llie payment of n small Eee Hie specialists.
liiiion   of  lhe Advisory Committee     There  nre  mnny   other   ways  in
given uol only in connection which lho advisory committee can be
jili new patents nnd inventions, bill   of service, but Ave hnve suid enough
regard to any schemes for the to show the general aims of those con-
Ivelopment of existing motor busi- cerued.
sses, in* in enscs where finance is re-      11 is. perhaps, natural In ask: With
ired prior lo money being advanced  smull fees how is it that seven busy
llie financier. men cure lo devote themselves tn tlio
|Tlie advisory committee consists of problems whieh muy lie submitted lo
following,   almost every one of them either of un engineering or n
Iiniii is well-known in the motor iu- financial nature?   We think Hie nn-
slry:— swer is fairly obvious—Ihat is lo sny,
Messrs. D'Arcy li. Baker, Hubert if Iheir services nre tnken advantage
A. Brewer, Hamilton Hobson, C. of lhey will be kepi in very close
•roll. Arthur F. Mnlliner, A. S. lunch indeed bolli with llie inventive
liys-Sniiih. nml James A. Tinling. und monetary nctivities of the moll is hoped Hint this enterprise will ment so fnr ns they affect the motor
" n want and be useful, particularly industry, nnd Ihis, probably, will be
inventors nnd investors, for in- of fur greater service to most of
lnce: them limn nny net mil fees they mny
. To one who bus nn invention with receive. No doubt some critics will
menus to exploit it, but it doubt- sny Hint lhey would prefer to submit
ns to whether the invention hns their matters to a committee composed
Iiclicnl value and is a good commer- of disintersled people, but they niusl
1 proposition. bear in mind that in such case it is
To the inventor who bus a good extremely improbable Ihnl disinterest-
Ing  hul   no   money   to exploit his ed  people,   i.e.,   people  unconnected
ent. with the industry, would be in a posi-
I.    'I'o the parent   who,   perhaps,  lion to give them really practical nd-
:hes to put a son in the motor busi'  vice, still less to put them in the way
and invest a substantial sum of of financing nn invention or putting it
Iney with him nnd lins no menus of upon the market,
ertaining as to whether the ven-     The address of the London Chamber
e is a good one or not. of Mol or Experts, Lid., is 13 Finslinry
Where a firm requires   financial Circus, E. C.
Iiport and the lender wants to know *
tt) experts as to whether the veil- 'T^HE annual meeting of the Crania good enough  to lend money    J.  brook District Automobile Association was held nt Wasa, B.C., on Frill is not assumed that the advisory day evening, April ISth.    About 20
pmittee embodies all   the   expert automobile owners from   Cranbrook,
vledge in the motor industry, but Fort Steele, Wasa nnd Wardner were
(li man upon it is practical or bus present. Ench driver look a load wilh
I very special experience, either of him and in nil nearly 100 persons were
iu   utleiiduncc   nt the meeting.   The
officers elected for lhe coming year
are us follows: Honorary president,
NT. Hanson, Cranbrook; president, V.
II. Buker, Cranbrook; vice-president,
Dr. J. H. King*, Cranbrook, secretnry-
Ireasurer, W. 11. AVilson, Cranbrook;
directors, A. B. Fenwick, Fort Steele;
Ueorge   Hoggnrth   and  Dr.  F.  W.
Green, Cranbrook.
The bylaw committee appointed to
draft nvw rules nnd regulations was
ns follows: George Stevenson, A. B. ___m_____nmmmmmmm_________e—_t__m_i
Macdonald, W. H. Wilson, Cran- ranm dnves an lur compressor which
brook; A. B. Fenwick, Fort Steele. A
membership committee was also appointed and they report that 35 members have already joined. The high
prices of gasoline was lhe subject of
much discussion and every effort will ^^^_^_^^^^^
be made to have a reduction made. cel't-'"- quantity of acid, after whun
The condition of the various roads of precipitation
the   district was also taken up and
OadiUac standardization means the absolute interchangeability of parts. It means that when it ia
desired to replace a part, the new one will fit and fit correctly without alteration in the slightest degree.
The Cadillac Company is prepared to replace any part of any car it ever built. No CadiUac user was
ever obliged to discard his car because he was unable to obtain some needed part. No CadiUac user was
ever compelled to undergo the annoyance and expense of having some needed part made to order because
the maker had gone out of business, had discontinued making parts for eld models, or had to depend upon
some outside parts maker to supply them.
Garage 1052 Fort St. Phones 2058, 1090, Salesrooms: 1012 Yates    Phone 5045
forms a current of air through the
agitator tank and so keeps the contents in constant motion. The three
constituents named are each treated
this tank and are agitated for a
number  of hours,  together  with
 I whi
Bffi   the excess hydrocarbons contained in the three sub-
File consequence is that    resolutions   passed  urging the early stances takes place.
3, the more the driving    completion of the Canadian highway.     From the l|ellzo1 ll    <llu'k '
r.. n.„ „ ,!„„ .i,„ v.,,,,1,, „.„,.„ „„_„_/_ liquid resembling tar   is   extri
the kerosene there is a
In the evening the parly were guests "1]
of N. Hanson nt a  banquet,   which whll°   from
was declared one of the finest ever yellow-white  precipitate.   The   gaso-
put    up    at  Wasa's hotel.    Several liuc is u'e»letl '" a somewhat similar
short speeches were made through the manner, the refined   product   being
course of the evening and votes of "encrgine,"  an  American  term for
thanks tendered to Mr. Hanson for highly-refined petrol
the banquet and to W. H. Wilson, the
secretary, for the work done through
Hie year. Several photographs of the
party wcre taken in front of the Wasa
Y the report of the Association
or 4!) per cent, compared experienced cither in   shirting   from
i, of $3,500,000, or 47 per ™\i\ or in   running   through Loudon
I'licturers for 1911-12 the increase in
value ot Germany's exports of automobiles in 1012 is shown ns nbout.
with I gait   	
cenl iu 1911.
The passenger cars exported numbered, roundly. 0,SO0, ns ngninst
5,130 in 1011,','1,390 in 1910, 1,83S in
19011, 1,151 in 190S, nnd 95S in 1907.
Tlie automobile trucks exported dur-
iug the same yenrs numbered 040,
345, 225,150,141. nnd 240 respectively.     ,_^^___.
Jlolor vehicle imports in 1913 in- will be working.
creusod by about $595,000 or 21 per     ""'"'    " ; ':
cenl, whit
1.2 per cent, or approximately
000.   The ii
senger cars, wli
After lhe mixing together of the
three, which must tnke plnce in cer-
tniu proportions, a colorless liquid
results, the odor of which resembles
conjointly that of benzol, paraffin and
petrol. It is, however, clean to the
touch, and lhe exhaust it gives it almost odorless.
In a short trial run, which wns
made in a four-cylinder car, using
Ihis fuel,  no  I rouble whatever was
traffic, Ibis, notwithstanding lhe fnc
Hint a cnrburelor wns used which lind
not previously been ndjustod In use
Ihis specinl fuel.
It is reported Hint n plnnt built on
the snme lines hns been constructed
nml shipped to Brussels,  where   before Ibis nrlicle appears in print, it
Tlie plant  will be
pnblo of treating 2,000 gallons nl
1011 hnd shown n gain of one operation, nnd, therefore, nbont
roximntelv $300,- 8,000 gallons of fuel per week,    lho
reuse wns chiefly in pus-  patent is being worked by the Shon-
ich numbered 1,050, ns ray Motor Fuel & Oil Co., Ltd.
compared wilh 1,244 in 191.    While      Although Hie product, I'erozene, is
onsidernblc side in  nol nl present on llic market, in nil
lhe im- probability il will mnke   its   appearance during Hie summer,     ll would
rom a brief chemical analysis,
Ihnl il docs not possess a lnrge shnre
of impurities.   Whether lhe constituents nre chemically associated wc nre
Ihis indicates u ci
Germany by foreign  linn:
purls iu 1.912 were not so high as in
1907, the record year, when 1,812 cars seem.
were brought in. The import of motor
I rucks increased in value about $238,-
011(1, or 02 per cenl, as compared with ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
a gain of $190,400, or 102 per cent in  unable lo say, as   the   process
llie preceding yenr.—Daily Cousula
nnd Trnde Reports.
JrY   being
produce fuels, which, for in-
nubustiou engines, shall net
ns substitnes for gasoline, or petrol,
ns lhey cnll it in tlie old country. Of
those Hie latest to come lo notice is
a mixture culled I'ero/.eue, which is
ninniil'iicliireil from threo constituents, gasoline (petrol), kerosene nnd
The mixture nets in nil respects
like petrol, nud is of good lieul value,
and llie process of manufacture is so
cheap Ihnl Hie price, it is said, comes
out nl from 25 per cenl lo 30 per cent
less I linii Hint of gasoline. The
specific gravity of the new spiral is
aboul .74") nml ils boat value nbout
20,000 B. T. U., lhe flash-point being
below zero, ns is the cuse wilh gasoline.
An experimental plant for llic
manufacture of the new fuel c.onsisls
of whnt is termed un "agitator," and
various setlling tanks. An eleclric
motor,   running   from  lhe   electric
naturally guarded to a certain extent.
anil information regarding the percentage of ouch constituent is not nt
lime efforts nre present forthcoming. It is evident
several English Hint I here nre ninny conditions which
vould govern the success of u submit ute fuel for inolors, bul ench nt-
enipl is worthy of consideration.
We Have
A number of thoroughly good
Automobile Accessory lines,
made by reputable manufacturers and reasonable in price
as well as modern in design.
The Motor Accessories Co,
930   Johnson   St., Victoria
Phone I.3700
We Finance the Truck Buyer
Three Famous Lines —We Invite Comparisons
MENOMINEE %-Ton to 1-Ton
FEDERAL 1-Ton to l'/2-Ton
STANDARD  3-Tons to 5-Tons
Panama Motor Truck Co.
Motor Trnck Specialists
PHONE 2346
We Make a Specialty of
Automobile Insurance
Fire, Life, Marine (Hulls, Cargo and Freight), Employers' Liability,
Personal Accident, Sickness, Elevator, and Plate Glass
Gillespie, Hart & Todd, Ltd.
P. O. Box 42 711 Fort Street Telephone 2010
Auto Supply Company
IF YOU GET IT AT     P L  I   M  L   E Y S'      IT'S   ALL   RIGHT
FROM $50
Are English-made, specially constructed for local condtions and combine strength and beauty in a remarkable degree, yet cost only $40,
Just one of the cycling gems at Plimleys.
7.30 YATES ST. 737-729 JOHNSON ST.
Phone (98. Phone 697.
ut Advertising
_ Daily Newspaper Advertising is lhe best (or general
purposes. There are a score of olher good media, all
assuring excellent returns. Bul, the orchard improperly cultivated, burs
small (ruit. Ditto with advertising improperly handled. Victorian advertisers waste hundreds ol dollars wotth ol space daily. We can show
you how you may get belter results at the same figure you now expend—sometimes less.   Ask us.
The only Advertising Agency on Vancouver Island recognized by the Canadian Press Association
Advenhing ind publicity ol ill kind*   Plnnni, done Ihe woild over- Form,
■nd FollowUp Syilemi dial pull -MullitreplnnB-Bookleli-Pro^-ccluiei.
The original non-skid Tiro Ihnl really docs slop skidding nnd gives
extra mileage.    Let us explain why.
Distributors   for B.C.
PHONE 218 Page Eight
Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
during the latter part oi: the week.
Mrs. and Miss Ford arc recent arrivals in town from London, and are
staying at the Empress Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex. McLennan are t-iken seriousl
guests at the Westholme Hotel from fog,-.^   (ol.'  it  is noitllei. coberent
ON Friday,   April   25th,   a   very faced wilh dark blue silk, with which Vancouver, were week-end visitors in
pretty wedding was solemnized she wore a large black chip hat, the the city,
al Christ Church Cathedral, when Miss brim being draped with lace and wilh     jj^ j jj_ Boothby of Duncan B.C.,
Elsie Grace Dodwell, second daughter trimmings of spring  flowers   aud  a was registered at ihe Empress Hotel
of Mrs. A, H. Dodwell,  of  London, touch of blue.
England, become the bride   of   Mr.     On the return from their honeymoon
Herbert G. Garrett, of Ibis city, eldest Mr. and Mrs. Garrett will  take  up
son of Mrs. C. G. Garrett, of the Isle their residence in this city,
of Wight.  Both the bride and groom Closing Dance of the Private Dancing
are very well known in social circles Club.
in Victoria. Th(, p..*....^ Dimcing club hekl Ul6
The bride, who was given away by iast 0f jts aeries of dances on Tliurs-
hcr uncle, Mr. G. B. Dodwell, was day evening of last week in the Alex*
charmingly   gowned   in   a  beautiful m&m club.    This being the last of
gown of white satin veiled in ninon, these cninvnhli* dnncps   there was n "", " "'    "."""_ , ""     ,
will, *i iiinic of costlv Limerick laee e»m>^ ounces, uiue was a ahmt a        ,e of mon(hs ,.,..,
Willi ,i tunic ol costlj Liimencic Uieti large attendance of members and their •,, .... r„,.1of„n m... nttnw*,
caught up at the back with sprays o! Mends, among whom wet*e:-Mrs. 1"U USl1 Calleton UaCe' °to''
orange blossoms, antl a short square Rismuller, Captain and Mrs. Ormond,
cut train and veil of white tulle Mrs. C. M. Roberts, Miss Hickey, Miss
daintily embroidered in the corners Mason, Miss Daisy Ramsay (Chilli-
with true lovers' knots nud held in y,mk), Mrs. R. H. Pooley, Mr. nnd
place by a wreath of orange blossoms. Mrs. Victor Elliot, Miss Dodwell, Mr.
Her bouquet consisted of white roses am\ Mrs. Cowley, Mr. and Mrs.
and lilies of lhe valleys. Brotherton, Jliss Drake, Miss Bridg-
The Jlisses Betty and Lucy Bryden man, Jliss .N. Holmes,   Jliss  Eberts,
made pretty little (lower girls, wearing Jliss   Mabel   Eberts,   Jlrs.
picturesque Kate   Greenaway  frocks Robertson,   Jliss   Agnes
of pnle blue satin with  embroidered Jliss Raymur, Miss Little, Jliss Bow-
net flehus hnd sashes and bows of soft  run, Jliss Clare Battle, Mr. and Jlrs.
while silk, they also wore dainty em- Robert Wilmot, Jliss Jessie Prior, Mr
broiderod white net mob caps trimmed and JIrs. C. Payne,   Jir.   and   Jlrs.
with  a large while sntin  bow, and Alexis Martin, Jlrs.   and   Jir.   Mus-
wreathed with violets.   They carried grave, the Jlisses Bagshawe, Jir
bouquets of primroses and violets.        JIrs. J. S. Matterson, Miss Helmcken,
The  bridesmaids  wore  Miss  Gun- Mr. and JIrs. Colburn, Jir. and Jlrs.
drid Rebbeck, Miss Mabel Eberts and Ford, lhe Misses Cross, Jliss P. Mason*,
Jliss Jiaiiil Scott.  The former walked and the Jlessrs. Barton, J. Arbuckle,
llrsl; and was charmingly gowned in a C. Wardle, W. Wardle, Cnpt. Harker,
girlish costume of soft white satin, H* <J*   Garrett,   G.  Wallace,  Locke,
wilh a large chiffon fichu, nnd a pale Gnrnnrd, B. Hills, Peloher, Graham,
blue sash, wilh which she wore a large Myerstein, .T. C. Bridgman, Tweedie,
Leghorn hal of burnt straw trimmed Cnrewe   Martin,   Glen   Holland,   H.
"     Young, N.  Jessop,  Dr.   Wainwright, ■**-"-', Hon. Dr
Payne, W. P. Dixon, D. Bullen, Gil- ■Tlls*ti<-'e In"in£
lespie, B. Irving, Jlclvor, Mason and
many others.
  Mrs. Tunstall and the Jlisses Tun-
tunics and hats of white lace and pale stall and JIrs. Sankey, who have been
blue velvet, finished off with a velvet staying at the Oak  Bny  Hotel, left
bow nt the back.  Their bouquets were during the week for their home in
also primroses.                                     Vancouvev.
The groom's gift to the bridesmaids     Mrs. J. J. Tracey and Jliss Mary ATs'citv"
were gold slave bracelets,   to   Miss TraceVj Bntte, Mont.( aro tho guests     ^ >■.. ^ ^^ rf Vftncouve|.
of Mrs. Harris, Richardson Street.      ,m.e in ,own (Uu.ing the w,eek] staying
JIrs. C. E. Tildesley hns left on an at the Ritz Hotel,
extended visit to the Old Country. Mr. and Mrs. John Punderson arc
Mr. Henry Harris, of this city, left, visitors  to Victoria,  and  are regis-
during the week for a visit lo England, tered nt the Westholme Hotel.
Mrs. W. E. Norris, of Vnncouver,     Dr. Alex. Russell, from Brockville,
Gallon is frankly a disciple of Dickons, and Levity Hicks, when alive, has
a guild deal of Tom Pinch and a good
deal more of Newman Noggs in his
composition. The description of the
circle at the Gridley Square Boarding
House has considerable humour and
observation in it, and there are some
notes of real pathos in the love affair of Jliss Meadows and Levity.
The ghostly element is distinctly of a
full-bodied Mid-Victorian type, and
lhe llowing periods of the stranger
are a little reminiscent of the ghost
of Marley or Christmas Past. But we
were throughout doubtful whether
lhe said stranger was intended to be
flavoured with brimstone or uot.
Thnt doubt, however, was ns nothing lo the amazement with whicli we
were filled by the "Enchanting Mysteries of Kathleen Carter," hy Pierre
le Clercq, whicli opens rather well,
and promises to show a happy knack
of depicting odd personalities. h_
the third or fourth chapter, however,
the author rushes otf into a maze of
llic most bewildering pseudo-scientific
ideas, and the book degenerates
thenceforward into what appears to
be a fantasia of the most unconvincing kind, centering round a sort nf
lay Joanna Southcott. If the hook
is intended as a skit, it is not in the
best of tnste; if il; is supposed to be
it misses its mark al-
wilh Parma violets.    She   carried
bouquet; of primroses.
Miss Scott and Jliss  Eberts  were
dressed alike in becoming dresses
pale blue satin, witb embroidered laee
Va iicouver.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
JIrs. W. Templeman and Mrs. W.
McCarter left on Monday last for a
visit to Ontario.   They intend to be
Toronto and other places.
Jlrs. JI. H. Hope, from Vancouver,
was in town for a few days during
the week.
Jir. A. Both well, of Vancouver, has
been among the guesls nt the Westholme Hotel.
Jtr. and Mrs. AV. J. Christie, Jliss
Stewart Christie, and JIrs. F. Morse, of Win-
Robertson   nipeg, are guesls in the city and   are
staying at the Empress Hotel.
Mrs.    Herbert   Gray    (nee   Jliss
Gladys McCallum) hold her post nuptial reception at her pretty home on
Monterey Avenue, on Friday aftcr-
Qjid noon lnsl.
Lieut, nnd Jlrs. Pilcher, of "The
Angola," Burdette Avenue, have left
on a trip to Telegraph Creek.
Jir. Harold C. Dixon, of Vernon,
B.C., is making a short stay hero, and
is staying at the Ritz Hotel.
Among the Victorians who went
over to Vancouver to attend the horse
show were: Hon. Jir. and Mrs. Bow-
and Jlrs. Young, Jir.
, Mr. and JIrs. Jlitchell-
Innos. Mr. and Jlrs, James Dunsmuir,
the Jlisses Dunsmuir, Chief Justice
nnd Mrs. Macdonald, and Jir. and
Jlrs. Baker.
The engngement; has been recently
announced of Jliss Roberta Scott-
Brown, of Buena Vista, Shuswnp
Lake, to Mr. Kenneth Ferguson, of
nor convincing
Lucy Brydon a gold slnve bracelet
and to Jliss Betty Bryden a gold
chain bracelet, nnd tn the best man a
leather case.
The bridegroom was supported by
Mr. Jinkin, of H.M.C.S. Rainbow.
After Ibe ceremony   the   wedding
party drove to the Alexandra Club, has been the guest of her mother, Jlrs.
where n reception was held in the ball- Berkeley Good,
room, which wns beautiful with yellow
Mr. Robert C. Ward has left on a
short visit lo relatives in England.
Among those who motored   up   to week at the Westholme Hotel
ir_.    *_«*  r.—..„..    l.._._-
dnffodils, Jlay blossoms and greenery
The bride and groom stood ngninst a
background of May blossoms and yellow daffodils and ferns arranged in
lattice form against lho large mirrors
nl the end of the room.
Mrs.    Garrett,    the    bridegroom's Mr. E,
mother, wore u   handsome  gowu   of "ilson.
grey poplin, shot with green, and a
black hal trimmed with red roses and
pelargoniums.   JIrs. Dodwell wore n
striking  biscuit   colored   satin  gown
with an overdress of dark blue ninon,
nnd a handsome crinoline and sal in
pi nmei^	
Jliss Carr, the bride's    aunt,    of nfler an absence of four years.
London, England, looked very hand-     Mrs. Monteith left on Wednesday
some in bright blue ninon, embroid- lnst for a month
ored in green, with which she wore n Lake,
black chip hat trimmed with a large     Mrs. Geo. Johnson
blue feather.    Jliss   Dora    Russell, Macdowell spent lhe week-end in So-
cousin of the bride,   wns   tastefully nltle.
vned in black and old rose. Among Ihoso who wont over lo Ko
be bride and groom bud re- "Wc to attend  lho  golf  tournament
-Messrs. C. M.  Roberts, Nor-
Onl., has been spending n few days in
lhe Rilz Hotel.
Mr. J. E. Stillwell, from Duncan,
B.C., spent a few days in town this
Cowichan Lake last week-end were:-
Mrs. Kent, Mr. Aubrey Kent, Mr. R.
G. Monteith, Jir. and JIrs. Bernard
Heisterman, Jir. and Mrs. Longhurst,
Todd nnd  Mr.   nnd  JIrs. B.
JIrs. Ricardo, from Coldstream
Ranch, has been a recent visitor lo
Jir. H. Pat terson has loft on a short
visit to his home in the Old Country.
Jir. and JIrs. Cecil Furlonger, from
The classic school of English oratory, thc decay of which under modern influences occasions the frequent
lament of the scholar, is about to suffer a serious deprivation by the impending retirement from active public life of Jir. Walter Farranl, tho
distinguished Toastinaslor for lho
Cily of London.
The rare gifts and qualities which
Jir. Fiirriint has brought lo lho exercise of his high functions havo enabled
him to serve with sonorous dignity another important oflice. By calling,
using that term iu its fullest sense,
he has boon for thirty-four years lho
crier at Lloyd's. Under medical advice Jir. Farranl; is descending from
lhe rostrum of lho maritime insurance
exchange to take up leisure and quietude in Devonshire, and the committee
of Lloyd's are giving titling expression to their high appreciation of his
long service.
But though be brought to the service of his Iwo offices the same gifts
and qualities, the same stalely and
commanding presence, lho same voice
of resounding dignity, the same nobly
sweeping board, the clarity of enunciation Ihat; marks llic well ordered mind,
lho. wonderful memory for faces and
lhe perfect pronunciation of names, il
was noted by observers Ihat with lho
intuitive insight of the Into artist ho
differentiated their employment with a
perfect estimation of the subtle distinction in spirit, character and atmosphere between the two functions. In
(he business hubbub nnd bustle of
Lloyd's his voice had a business ring.
When a member of the firm of Thomson and Johnstone was inquired for,
hi* called out the name in a tone appropriate to a business transaction.
Here he pitched his vibrant voice a
trifle above the middle register, so
that it would carry above the hubbub
to the furthest corner of the crowded
But so pure nntl round wns his tone
and so easy and natural his production that his almost unceasing culling
Hotel. ________________________________
Jir. A. P. Graham, nf Vancouver,
has been in town on business.
Mrs. L. G. JlcPhillips, of Vnncouver, wns a visitor from lhe mainland
during the week,
trimmed will, a biscuit colored England, are recent arrivals in town,     Miss   M.   Daniels,   of   Liverpool
and nre visiting Iheir rclnlivcs bore Lng., is n new comer to the cily, anil
slnying nt the Dominion Hotel.
Dr. A. E. Bancroft and Mrs. Bun-
visit to Cowichan croft,  spent  the  week-cud   in   town
from Duncan, B.C.
Hon. Ray W. Jones, from Seattle,
was registered at thc Empress Hotel
during lhe week.
Jir. L. W. Huntington, is in town
from Duncan, B.C.
and   Jliss   A.
After the bride ami gi
ceived the congratulations and good werer
wishes of their many friends, lhey loft man Rant, J. S  Mailers,.,,, John At-
on thc 4.30 boat, llic bride I ravelling '"'ckle, Jfacan, Combe, Collumbiiie, G.
iu a becoming coslume of dead leaf Johnson and others,
greet, cloth, will, a short coat trimmed      Mrs. E. J. Bowden has lefl for Iho
with tassels of the same color, and Old Country.  Sho expects to be awny
Homo months.
Can't Look
After the
Because you're fagged out when
yon get home I Bowes, the
Chemist, at 1228 Government
Street, makes up a special tonic
that will make all the difference.
ONLY $1.00.     :•:     TRY IT I
Hicks," by Tom Gallon  (Macmillan
& Co.), which   tells   in    interesting a™J"
fnshion the story of a man who, having found his life a sort, of matter
itor in town during the week from
Jir. P. Matthews from Port Alberni has been staying at lhe Dominion Hotel for a few yenrs. I	
JIrs, A. F. Chapman is among the of "broken ares," revisits the pule
visitors to Victoria from Seatllo.        glimpses of the moon to see how the
Mr. Nonll Murphy wns in town for world gels on without him. Ineiden-
a few days Ihis week on business tnlly, as a disembodied spirit he confront Kamloops and wns a guest nl the Irives on nt least one occasion to be
Empress Hotel. a good deal more effective than in
—"     Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Coburn, of the form of flesh and blood.  Mr. Tom
Mr. JIurrny Gordon, from Keating,
is enjoying a short stay in town.
Mrs.O. Scarf, of B.C., is a guest
af the Dominion Hotel for a few dnys.
Jir. Dan Savoy, of Cowichan Lake,  ___wm___,___m___._____m_______________________________________m
imong Ihe gnosis at the Dominion "evor Sot.uP°" *" n?r1ve» °.f n_wttY
hers nor interfered with their business conversations. They sny, indeed, that; lhey became quite unconscious of his voice except when it
cried the names of their own firms.
And so perfect was his expression of
consonant values that there wns no
possibility of confusion to a representative of Thomson and Johnstone
when he cried an inquiry for the firm
of Thompson nnd Johnson.
It was in his more glorious and
ceremonial aspect of toastmastor however, that his genius shone most re-
splcndenlly. At a great and stately
banquet he wns the very personification of its stnlelinoss. The exaltation of his dignity exnlted the occasion. A. thousand years of splendid
tradition were in his bearing and
reached the supremo moment of culminating triumph when his vibrant
voice rose and rumbled among the
rafters. No one without a thrill
heard for the first time his noble declamation of the famous speech, "My
heels, each relying for the working of Ijni'as and Gentlemen 1   Be pleased to
its plot upon supernatural machinery. cl",,,S° >'mu' glasses I    And  give si-
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ONE would naturally come to the
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Mrs. li. W. Hughes accompanied by original, when one meets with two
Miss Dormnii, left left on n pleasure novels, coming close on each other's
Irip lo England.
Captain T. IT. Worsnop was a vis*
time could ever have succeeded in giving the same tremendous significance
to the words. The great, full-chested,
rolling voice was charged with all
the pomp and might and wealth of
London. Gog and Magog lived again
in it, and the Great Fire and Dick
Whittington and he who slew Wat
Tyler. It told, too, of a Present fuller than the Past and of a Future still
more grand. It invested the following speech with an illusion of eloquence and momentous importance
that carried off many nn otherwise
feeble effort. A speech of real eloquence and moment it set off with an
inexpressible quality of exaltation,
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Page Nine
Of Interest to Women
TT OW often we housekeepers say
■I-I* cordially, "Drop in any time
for luncheon. I will be glad to have
you any day." Now there are few
housekeepers, perfect though they be,
who have not at some time found
themselves in a dilemma when their
Icordinl invitations have boen accepted and the chance guests have arriv-
There are few of us who would
Ibe glad at oil times to hove visitors at
luncheon or dinner time.
Long ngo the wise housewife pro*;
!'ided for just such emergencies, and
ier pantry held a collection of foods
villi which to transform the simple
ileal inlo one both delicious and dain-
y. The unexpected guest held more
error for the one-time housewife than
'or us, as the first emergency shelf
.new but few of the many delicacies
lint Hie modern hostess may have at
Time was, for example, when salt
ndlish came only in solid pieces of
od steak that required long hours of
oaking or boiling to prepare it for
he table. Modern invention has
oiiud two delicious ways of preparing this nutritious food so that the
ousewifo may keep it on her emer-
ency shelf ready for instant use. One
these is iu shredded form. It is
I cady for lhe table in ten minutes;
lere is no soaking, no boiling and no
dor. More than that it contains
inch fond value, and a ten-cent,
incknge will be sufficient to serve five
leople. Codfish balls, creamed cod-
Ish, and codfish and eggs may all be
asily and quickly prepared.
The other way in whicii this food is
low prepared for sale in one that
ppeals to every lover of good eook-
ng. The fresh fish nre boiled,
lightly sailed and put up in ten and
fteen-ccnt cans within a few hours
fter being taken from the sea. These
oneless fish flakes may be used in
iiany ways, and as the fish requires
o cooking it is ready to use as soon
s Hie can is opened.
Another supply for thc modern
mergency shelf lies in the various
oups put up in dry, cube form. One
ube makes a cup of appetizing
ouillon. or tbey may be added to
ome simple soup or gravy, improv-
ag these greatly. Even the simplest
Ltncheon takes on company airs with
he addition of this soup. To nccom-
auy it there are tins of excellent
inner and luncheon biscuits that
eep fresh and crisp in their waxed
Another emergency help  Hint   the
lousewife of today bas on her shelf
a cun of lemon pie filling.    This
put up in ten-cent cans, one can
I inking four pies.  It is a guaranteed
ure food.    Tlie firm manufacturing
lis   filling  also  offers  orange  and
imon sugar.   These sugars are iced
orangeade or lemonade, flavoring
lir sauces, cake fillings nnd so forth
Ind cost lint ten cents a box.   They
p'e most economical.    Onion salt  is
other article which should be found
ii the emergency shelf rendy to sen-
,n salads, soups or meats.   It comes
ten-cent shakers, and the contents
'. one shaker is equal to one quart of
1 lions in flavoring value.
A date-nut butter that  comes   in
■ and fifteen-cent jars is a delicious
Iindwich  filler  as  well as  being  a
ost wholesome and nutritious sweet.
is a specially prepared combination
dates and nuts and is delicious for
Ifternonn leu or luncheon sandwiches,
a cuke filler or for school lunches.
IAnd what pantry would lip oom-
otely stocked without a plum pining? Fancy having u delicious plum
idding always on hand.   These pud-
come in one, two nnd throo-
Inind lins, lhe one-pound tin making
•e  generous portions.    These pud-
ligs may be hnd at prices varying
om twenty-three cenls to forty cents
i' pound, and to accompany them is
excellent pudding sauce  (suitable
the way for any pudding) wliieh
!ines ready to servo at fifteen cents
r jar.
One New York firm, famous for
er half a century for the purity nnd
ality of their goods, make those
ddings and sauces and are also nf-
•ing tbis yenr a wonderful coin-
lation of fruits that make a delici-
: foundation for an easy nnd quick
Iiifc punch for social affairs. It is
t up in one-half pint, pint nnd
irt. jars, the quart jar milking four
iris of punch. These jars are not
lensive. Witb this fruit as a basis
nost tasty punch may be prepared
five minutes.
So  modern  shelf would  be  com-
Ite without several cans of evapor-
d milk and cream or a bottle of
lted milk tablets for the children,
'h-class stores are filled with aids
good and quick housekeeping, and
h day seems to show some article
food prepared in a new way ready
serve with but a few moments' pre-
| ation.   Once a veal loaf meant an
hour's work. Now veal, ham or beef
loaf may be had ready to heat and
serve at fifteen cents a tin, Delicious
deviled chicken at nineteen cents a
can, succotash or golden wax beans
ready to serve at thirteen cents a
can and spaghetti and cheese at fourteen cents a can are a few of these
many modern aids to the housewife.
The modem housewife not only has
sueh well-known, ready-to-serve foods
as baked beans, jars of sliced meals,
canned soups, etc., in her pantry, but
she has cake icings, and fillings in
jars, salad dressing, crystallized ginger at ten cents a jar, appetizing and
wonderfully prepared herrings at ten
and twenty-five cenls for jars and
tins, and tomato paste or strained tomato at only five cents per jar.
French mushrooms nt twenty-five
cents a glass nre kept in readiness to
make the steak into a company dish.
Luncheon cheese in picnic size jars
at fifteen cents, peanut butter at ten
cents per jar for sandwiches or soups,
salted peanuts at ten cents to change
plain salads into fancy dishes—all
these are on her shelves.
She has learned to keep gelatin on
hand for use in making a perfect
mayonnaise dressing or to beat up in
her whipped cream. She no longer
has to boil peas, beans or lentils
many hours to obtain one of these
nutritious soups. From Germany we
get them as pea, bean or lentil flour
done up in lhe quaintest packages or
rolls. These may be bad from ten
cents for a quarter-pound roll up to
thirty-five cents for a one-pound
This same firm also offers soup
squares at ten cents and consomme
cubes nt thirty-five cents per can.
With the countless kinds of good
crackers that may be bad at small expense the housewife may, at small
cost, plan several complete luncheons
or even dinners to be kept on ber shelf
for the unexpected guest.
There is one word of warning that
every housekeeper needs to take to
herself. Beware lest you depend on
your emergency shelf not in emergencies but ns an easy way of escaping work; for in case of real emergencies you are apt to find, like Old
Mother Hubbard, that the cupboard
is bare, and then the poor guest would
have none.
NOTHING shows the lack of care
sooner than shoes, and when
they are carelessly treated they retaliate by looking their ugliest. Our
footwear should always be treated
with every consideration, and tbe difference between "treed" and "un-
Ireed" shoes cannot be too much emphasized. This applies not only when
the shoes are in constant use but
when putting them away. The winter
shoes should be brushed and wiped
clean. Calfskin and other heavy
leathers should he rubbed witli mut-
lon tallow. After the grease has
soaked in lhey should be wiped off
with a piece of flannel. Kid shoes
should be rubbed with cream and
shiny leathers preserved with oil,
Each shoe should be "treed" or stuffed with newspaper, Ihen wrapped
separately in tissue paper and boxed.
The original shape of Ibe light slippers can be maintained by stuffing
thpm with cotton or tissue paper be-
fort they nre wrapped up in tissue
paper and packed away in their own
Pulling away furs with moth balls
or other disinfectants is only a delusion and a snare, for no amount of
disinfectants will kill the moth eggs
in dirty furs. To insure the safekeeping of furs they should be put
away as early as possible; but first
lhey must be thorougly cleaned, which
lakes lime and attention. The furs
lo be put away should be carefully
shaken and exposed to tlie sun and
fresh air for at least twenty-four
hours. After this comes tbe cleaning
process, nnd outdoors is the best
place for this. Every inch of the skin
should bo gone over with a coarse
nickel comb. Thc combing should be
done very gently but thoroughly and
the fur shaken from time to time. If
Ihcro nre nny larvae tliis helps to remove Ihem, nnd Ihcse should come out
enlirely wilh the dusl nnd dirt when
the furs are beaten, Do not handle
lhe furs roughly when beating or
shaking Ihem; but half an hour is not
too long to bent a small piece of fur.
Furs should never bo packed tightly
as this flattens down tlle hnir and
makes it hard to raise. Instead each
piece should bc suspended separately
in a moth-proof bag of its own. The
inside of the bag as well as Ihe fnr
should be liberally sprinkled with
(lakps of moth destroyer.
A very practical moth-proof chest
can be purchased for one dollar,
large enough to store four or five
suits or the equivalent in furs. These
oblong boxes nre made of a three-ply
liber whicli is proof against dampness
and all vermin. In the fall when the
garments aro to be worn again these
chests can be "knocked down" and
put away to bo used another season.
ALTHOUGH much has been written upon the riot of colour introduced by lhe lending Parisian dress
designers for llie forthcoming season,
one cannot help being struck by the
predominance of blnck and dark
colours, such us dull purple, tete de
negre, deep blues, und restful greens,
which figure in lhe smart tailor-mades
nnd afternoon toilettes of the present moment. White net blouses and
finely accordion pleated tulle jabots
of the same dead white are being worn
with smart tailor-mades; while deep
Robespierre collars made of white
shadow lace adorn many visiting
The Best Tailor-Mades
For afternoon wear plain charmeuse satin tailor-mades, fashioned
with slightly draped skirts, are "tbe
latest thing." All of them are worn
wilh crepe de chine blouses fashioned
wilh a new fichu-like tulle collar and
front, that imparts a becoming length
to the figure. A. favourite colour for
these blouses is citron—a pale lemon
colour witb a tone of faint green
that looks extremely well against tbe
soft white collar and jabot of the moment.
New Millinery Modes
Where millinery is concerned the
black hat, small of size and erratic of
shape, is still supreme. At the
recent Horse Show in London every
other woman wore one of these small
bats witli slightly turned up narrow
brims, poised as only a Frenchwoman
knows how to poise her hat on the
low dressed coiffure tliat is the fad
of the moment; while a touch not to
be overlooked is the addition of two
horseshoe-shaped hair pins inserted
in the hair below the curve of the upturned brim.
Most hats are now trimmed with
high upstanding black ospreys, or
feather fantasies of extraordinary
length, whicli are set bolt upright in
Hie front or al the buck of the lint.
To the latest variety of this form of
trimming has been given Hie name the
Devil's plume. Even where flowers
are employed lhe same extraordinary
upright effect is achieved, the favorite floral trimming of the moment being stiffly wired roses on long stalks,
sot upright at the front or bnck of a
semi-sailor shaped tulle hat, round
the crown of which is set a shot
satin ribbon tliat is tied in a small
flat bow, which is placed ou the edge
of the brim at the hack.
Kilted Frills
Kilted lace, tulle, or plisse frills
made in white, cream, black or the
fashionable lete de negre, adorn a
great many of the smartest hats displayed by the leading milliners in
Paris just now. These frills are laid
flatly all round lhe brim of Ibe new
sailor shape, or else set upright all
round the crown, which is wreathed
with a swirl of upstanding gourrah
that rises high at Hie back. This new
gourrah trimming is very fashionable,
for masses of white gourrah wreath
the brims of many of the black hats
of the day, imparting llie same delicate effect as does the upstanding
Evening Dress in Paris
In writing of black and while
toilettes for day wear one must not
forget to mention thnl Ibis snme
scheme of bluck nnd white is nlso to
be scon in most of the evening gowns
in Paris this season. A charming
combination of these Iwo colours is to
be noticed in a satin cliui'meusc dress
of extreme simplicity, one side of
which is made in black, and lhe olher
iu white, the two blending into an
elegant train of black and white. Tlie
bodice of this is softened by soft
white tulle which overhangs on the
short sleeves. Another feature lo be
noticed about the sleevs of most of
these smart evening gowns is that
either the tulle or bead mesh, which
covers the sleeve, hangs down over the
elbows in lhe form of two wings, giv
ing length and grace to even the most
stolid arms.
Patronized by
After     careful
con sid eral ion
has   chosen
Cherry   Tooth
und lias given
its makers tlie
gracious favor
of a Royal Appointment. Hure-
ly such a crlti-
c a 1 selection
should indicate
that vou will
experience a
new delight ln
this dentifrice.
For the same
reason We
would rocom-
m e n d Cherry
Blossom Perfume, which Is
also used hy
Her Majesty. At
your druggist's.
Kerlich St Co.,
146 Front Bt. W
Surveyors' Instruments and Drawing Office Supplies. Electric Blue
Print & Map Company, 214 Central
Building.  Phone 1534.
Try a Change
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There are wonderful possibilities
for   delightful   new   desserts,
puddings and sweets in
(The Flavor de
In  every  recipe
that calls for a
I flavoring Mapleine can he nsed
just the same as
you use other
Mapleine also
I flavors white sugar syrup for the
hot cakes.
Send 2-cent stamp for our
Mapleine Cook Book, and then
order a 2-ounce bottle at 35c
(in Canada 50c) from your
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Hibben-Bone Building
Victoria, B.C.
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522 Winch Building
Vancouver, B.C.
Duckwith Bros.
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If you don't believe it,
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8:00 p.m.
and Gate
Reflect the preference of our
Clientele for
Chic Creations in Milans, Panamas and Jap Javas. Exquisite
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Victoria, B.C.
Hair Dressing
Successor to Madam Kosche
Phone 1175      1006 Douglas St.
Victoria, B.C.
Ladies' Sample Suit'
A splendid showing of women's and misses' Spring Suits in eponge,
black and white stripe and all the new colors and at reasonable prices
Next to the Bank of Montreal.
Royal Household Flour
For Bread and Pastry
JAMESON'S PERSIAN SHERB ET, put up in fancy lever top cans
JAMESON'S LIMEADE, Put up in 25 ounce bottles.
This is equal to any Lime Juice on   the  market in both flavor and
strength.   It is a superior article—NOT.   JUST.   AN.   ORDINARY.
For Sale By All Grocers.
Manufacturers;  Grocers'  Sundries Victoria, B.O.
Crystal Spring Water
844 Fort Street
A handy number to remember. That is, if you're one of those
people who like to look neat. We do the best Dyeing, Pressing and
Cleaning in the City of Victoria. Low prices by thorough work.
Victoria Steam Dye Works
844 Fort Street Phono 717
The B. C. Funeral Co.
Late of 1016 Government Street, Victoria.
Phones 2236, 2236, 2237, 2238
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A  W eekly Review of the Most Important Happenings in the Mining World,  With Special Reference to New Discoveries and Developments.
Edited by W. Blakemore, M. I. M. E. Greenwell Medallist.
Ill'  lhe
mit of
A FEW months ago Tho Week in discussing the mining industry
pointed out that agriculture and lumbering had had their turn
recently, and a very good turn at tbat, and that a mining boom
was about due. The term was not used invidiously, nor was the prediction made without some foundation. Evidence has been accumulating for some time to show that tho improved state of the metal
market was likely to produce a marked effect. That effect was already
noticed, not only in increased prospecting, but in the disposition of
mining and smelting companies to make large outlays for extensions
of their plant, and also in the taking np of old properties which have    credit balance ot $-!l!),42:i   Net
lain idle for years. tits were at the rate of 7.5S per
Discussing the subject along the same linse, The Canadian Mining    '"! tlie Pa?d-»P ^iM stock.   Coal
,.,.,,., ....■.;.    uuned (luring tlie year was 1,064,701
(round   but   men have been will propel a canoe for his use in the
g snow for a few days to per- Yakoun river,
applies and equipment being *
the ground. 1} REPARATIONS nre being made
^^^^JB          Ht *•    by tlie Ownsco Gold Mining Co.,
THB year 1012 was a profitable one controlled by New York people, to refill' the Crow's Nest Pass Conl sunie operations ul llie old Oknnngan
Cunipany, tlie annual statement, show- Free Gold mine, nenr Oroville, having
ing net profits of $471,45*4, which, nf- contracted    for   electric power
deducting    the    debit    balance
brought forward from 1011, lenves n
making oilier
ary to active work.
nrrnngements prelimin-
Gnme Warden's Launch
111   Campbell  Block
Books written up monthly. Save
evening work, and your own
time, which could he more
profitably employed. Charges
Journal for April states that while the London money market is
for the time being disinclined to consider proposals for the financing
of Canadian industrial undertakings, there is a revival of interest in
Canadian mining, for which it, is not dfficnlt, to secure capital. Tbis
is no doubt due to the successful results attending the operation of
one or two mines in thc Cobalt, district, to the substantial dividends
being distributed by British Columbia mines nnd to tbe rehabilitation of the mining industry of Canada generally.
With this revival of interest in our greatest industry comes tho
usual warning against wild-cats. It is a subject which in the discussion has been worn thread-bare and probably words are wasted on it.
Tho indiscretion of investors is the despair of men who have bona
fido properties to sell. Here in Britisli Columbia there is not a man
in touch with milling matters, who cannot reel off a long list of tbe
most worthless ventures whicli have boon easily palmed off on British
investors. It is easy to say that tho fault is their own on the principle of "caveat, emptor"; but, while that may be true, tbe fact, does
not help to re-establish the industry in the confidence of investors.
A generation must pass, and sometimes two, before the wild-cats can
bo forgotten, and, meanwhile, genuine enterprises suffer.
However, it is probable that, with a better knowledge of thc
country, with more frequent communication and with a constant
visit of prominent business men to tbe Dominion, English investors
will get closer to the facts and will beless easilyduped than heretofore.
There are far more competent mining engineers in Canada now than
ten years ago and therefore a far better opportunity for obtaining
reliable information. It must he sorrowfully admitted tbat many
of the fiascos of the past have been due to unacquaintance of English
engineers with Canadian conditions. The combination of the English and Canadian engineers would make for greater reliability and
increased security for the investor.
tons, compared witli 359,430 tons in
1911; while coke produced in 1012
wns 245,229 tons, ngninst, 00.059 tons
THE general balance sheet of the
Britisli Columbia Copper Compnny ns of December 31, 1912, shows
surplus cash assets of $158,437, of
wliieh $S3,(i01 wns in cash. In his annual report Newman Erb, president, forms of te
in 1011.   During 1911 the mines were snys: "In the Princeton cnmp, indicu
closed down for eight months on ac-  lions nre that the company will de-  ^tending Undefera'by'appTylne tothe ln Mrnito'b'i''sail5_t"0hew»n'andXffiSL
count of the strike of miners. Presi-   velop n. mine of considerable import-  undersigned can obtain a copy of the  the y„kon Territory, the Northwest Tei
,_ . ... _r    ,     *       ,*,,   ■ ,      plans and specifications for tlle sum ot   ru0rj6s .nA In __ nnrtlnn nf thfl Prnvln.
dent Rogers pointed out that during   mice.    Work is still  in  progress  to twenty-five (125), which will be refund-  ofBHUsh Columbia may be leased for
lhe year the indebtedness to tbe banks  establish the extent of the ore bodies ed °" the"' rHuvn "> g°od oraer'
had been reduced to $508,009.   At tbe   and Ibe best method of treatment.   It   ^^JS^xS^aSm^TSS^ MM aores will be leased to one appl
end of the year it
nnd  since  (be end
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Motor-launch," will be received by tlie Hun. the Minister of Public Works up to 12 o'elock noon on
Monday, May 12th, 11)13, for the construction of one 45-ft. seagoing launch.
Plans, specifications, contract and
of tender may be seen at the of-
„ __   Government Agents at Vancouver and New "Westminster, and the
Department  of  Public Works, Victoria.
Coal mining rights of the Dominioil
of the year Iho can
company lias pnid $70,000 more to the transported to tlie company
First National Bank, leaving Iho in- for further treatment. The company
debtedncss now standing at $725,000. added to ils holdings of New Doiniu-
Reforring to the prospect for divi- ion securities during the year $237,075
dends, Mr. Rogers pointed out that in in par value at the cost of $122,240.
view of tlie existing linancinl Condi- Operations for the year were eiicour-
tions all over tbe world and of the aging and satisfactory,
fact that tlie note to the first Nation- openiu]
al Bank was a demand note, nnd tion o
within the power of the bnnk to lie
called at any time, it was considered Ibe best policy to pay off this indebtedness nod to build up it good
term of twenty-one years at an annua
Each proposal  must be accompanied  rental    of    JI an acre. Not more thaf
by an accepted hank cheque or
     c!ltP of deposit on a charlered b...... ..   —__-
,    .   i        i   Canada   made payable to the Hon. tho      Applications for a lease must be mai
•oiicenlrnled und   lifter of Public Works, for a sum by the applicant^in person to the Agei
equivalent to ten per cent of teh amount
of the tender, which shnll bo forfeited if
' new mines and Hie oomple-
of plans for supplementing the
ores reserves, whicii appear to bo assured, it is believed that stability will
be given to tbe oempany's future."
A LOT OP WORK  is  planned for
Graham Island this season, ex-
i'C of tlie money the
our   esteemed    contemporaries  will put into roads, trails and bridges.
of  elusive of tht
money the government
ills and bridges.
complains  that  for various  reasons Witb the new wharf at Masset, bridge
the prospector in his section of the across Delkatlnh bay, eoal companies
West, east of the Rocky Mountains, operating in the Yakoun district   '1_
is becoming an almost extinct species.
The fact that his State has been so ning of Ush at Naden harbor, and fish-
thoroughly gone over and that but ing itself, the pay roll ought to be a
little interest is taken in "gold lot heavier than in any previous year,
quartz" mining' are tlie principal I" addition it is probable there will
reasons given for this phenomenon. be work in the Blearing of the Masset
On this Coast the contrary is rather nnd Delkatlah townsites. The rush of
the case; the opportunities of Alaska, settlers    has   commenced,   and   the
or Sub Agent of tlie District In whic|
tolluu „ „.. . the rights applied for are Bltuated.
the purty tendering decline to enter into       In surveyed territory the land must
contract when called upon to do so, or IP.   described by sections, or legal sub-dlvl
he fail to complete tbe work contracted   sions of sections, and in unsurveyed tel
for.    The cheques or certificates of de-   ritory   the   tract   applied   for   shall   J
posit of unsuccessful  tenderers will be   staked out by tbe applicant himself,
returned to thorn upon the execution of      Ench application must be accompanlel
the contract. by a fee of $6 which will be refunded Ir
the rights applied for are not avallabll
Venders will not be considered unless   |jUt not otherwise.    A royalty shall bL
made out on the forms supplied, 8>SJJja   pai,i on the merchantable output of thi
*""' "*"*"   mine at tho rate of five cents per ton.   I
The person operating the mine shafl
furnish   tho Agent with  sworn  returnP
accounting for the full quantity of men
chantable coal mined and pay the royal
ty thereon.    If the coal mining righlf
are  not   being  operated,  such     returnf
should be furnished at least once a yeal
The least will include th« coal minlnl
rights only, but the lesset may be pej
mit ted   to  purchase  whatever  availabl
surface rights may be considered necei
sary for the working of the mine at thj
rote of $10.00 an acre.
For full information application shoul
be made to the Secretary of the Deparl
meat of the Interior, Ottawa, or to anl
Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Landl
Deputy Minister of the Interiol
N.B.—Unauthorized publication of thf
advertisement will not be paid for.
mar 22
by the actual signature of the tenderer,
and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
Intending tenderers to stale the date of
completion In their tender.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Public Works Engineer.
Department of Public Works,
Victoria. B.C.,
ap 20
April Iiith. 1013.
IN THE  MATTER  of an  application
.—_^^_^^l^^™i^^^^^^^^^^     for  a  fresh Certificate of Indefeasible
IrilHug for oil on the west coast, can-   Ttt,e t0 Pnrt (3-74 acres) of Section 27,
-         I „ ,     Victoria District.
NOTICE Is hereby given of my Intention at the expiration of one cald.Jai
month from the first publication hereof
to Issue a fresh Certificate of Indefeasible Title in lieu of the Certificate of
Indefeasible Title Issued to Richard Ratcliffe Taylor on the 19th day of February. 1912, and numbered 3707, which has
been lost.
 ^h^^-h^^^h—JH j.        Uvilidi  Columbia   Washington, (nar- Queen  Charlotte  Islands have taken  toria, British
HE 2,000-ton daily opacity smel- put-of zinc ore ancl coventrates from ^^JJfiS, ifp the march of progress.  This is nol ■**»*■ "'*13
' tons, made
—    ter being  erected    at   Granby  tlie Slocan district is 1,437
Bay, B.C., by the   Granby    Smeller np as follows: Noble Five, Ga tons
company, to treat, the ores from ite
Hidden creek properties, will be completed and in operation by next December,   unless  unforeseen delays in
Van Roi, ,'Kili tons;   Standard,
tons; Lucky Jim, 290 tons.
boom, but. the in-
Ihe resourcefulness
the delivery of thc inachinery and
equipment occur, according to Jay P.
Graves, vice-president, and general
manager of the Granby company. The
machinery will bc shipped from the
different "factories about May 1, and The ground to be prospected cover  a
iverv on  the ground   should    be fine stretch of territory convenient, y
made by June la, allowing ample time located for working and lying close in
for the transfers necessary at Seattle, to the town
where the consignments will be turn- Bradshaw group the Dully group, he
ed over by the railway to the steam- Toronto and Galena, lhe Pans, Uie
.bins nneratine between Puget Sound  lted Mountain and a few o hers, these
ships operating between Pugc
points and Granby Bay
ticularly in lhe Ulympn   ^^^^^^^^^^^
and Oregon are being appreciated as Ibe mil conic
718 never before, and railways and other evitable resn'
means   of   communication are being of the islands finally becoming known
rapidly developed with  the idea of through legitimate and well directed
WITH the recent visil of Messrs. opening    up   lo exploitation lhe re- publicity.
Merrill and Beam  lo Hedley sources of lhe country, mineral as well
ithe public were reminded of the work "« "tilers, and in some cases mineral
which is soon  to be  undertaken to exclusively.   The   prospector is fully
alive to this and it is a dull week
that (lie mail nr cable docs not bring
us the news of a find of some sort, in
Ibis region Ihal is well authenticated
and of permanent value. Whatever
may be the case further east, on tbe
Pacific slope lhe prospector is decidedly in evidence and has a broadening field opening before hiin.—Pacific
Mining Journal.
District of Renfrew.
TAKE  notice  that  Mike  Harger,
Victoria, occupation cruiser, intends
apply   for   permission  to   purchase   tri
followine described lands: Commencinl
at the southwest corner of T. I-.. 3525-f
Dated at Land Registry Office. Vic-   thence east 40 chains, thence south
British Columbia, this fourth day  chains,   thence  west  40 chains,   thendl
north 40 chains to point of starting.
Dated,  February  12,  1913.
aprll 12
Registrar General of Titles,   mar 22
may 10
may  ll
prove np lhe properties taken under
bond by Mr. Beam a few weeks ago,
It is made up of the
,,,,_ „,„,    _.. fnr the most, part lie on the Twenty
'Underground development at tlie mile creek slope and geological Condi-
Hidden Creek mines has progressed tions offer the greatest encouragement 'DEPORTS   receive
■mm       ______  ._:.._;..,  „„,i   fi,n XV stock-holders  iu
(EPOKTS   received  by
satisfactorily during the winter," said  for successful exploitation   and   ....
he  showing up of line bodies of payable Cariboo  mine from
Mr. Graves.   "The upraises into tin
ore bodies from the tunnel levels and ore.       nmncrtv is
the stopes being opened have revealed One drill is  »bjn™k mia  ew P-P-ty                    ^ ^^ ^
"ar belter values than estimated from days to he followed by a second veiy   ->
mauagcr W. 13.
Zwieky  state  that  Ihe  mill  nl  the
to be enlarged iminedinte-
Discriminating Victorians
Stop at
The Hotel Perry
When they visit Seattle.
—Exclusive—Glorious View
At Madison and Boren
B. H. BROBST   -   ■   Manager
Registrar General of Title!
mny I
til diamond drill exploration, accord- shortly after and before lhe summer
ing to Howard McDonald, local super
 --'---   tin-
tables lo handle the zinc content of
uuy  unci* -inn  im-iwiv  ...» _.
out there will in all probability be *-•><-• ores, and il is expected Ihat the
■ee drills al work piercing the form- new equipment will be in operation
:•■ ..i a an ,in„_
ation for a thousand feet and more lo
The dip of
iutendenl of the Hidden Greek mines,
who arrived from the norih  a few
.lays ago. and is at Phoenix. stoiw up what is below
''The Bonanza properties, lying two the  strata  is   towards
miles fron, .he Granby Bay smelter Twenty-mile Creek nn,  "•»«*" ■■■- _ „„_, t|mt fnM HoM wollld
site, which we took over under option ore they are after is *™™^ f « " , ^ in , faw days wheB th,.ce
!„st May, arc showing up much better be Worke d mud, m «"<£™£f>.ndy *   ._ ^ ^
rill exploration than we than Hint which is every dnv heme-
in about GO days.
Tho  latter slated also thai  suffi-
bed  of e'en' water to operate the compressor
tl,e plant was coining from lhe inciting
ages better
by diamond dril. .,..,	
anticipated. A 45-foot vein has been mined at lhe Nickel Plate1,
discovered by llie drills, whicii aver- At present hole casing and piping
than '_*/_ per cent copper, nre being brought in and everything
of the ground has not got in readiness for an extensive cam-
been completed, and we feel assured pnign nf exploration work. Mr. Beam
of locating still olher deposits. is expected bnck in Hedley in a little
"The snow was unusually heavy better than a week and he will be
last winter in the Hidden Creek there off and on during the summer,
region and building operations were Tlie exploration work will be under
retarded somewhat, but we had an- tho immediate supervision of G. P.
ticipated Ibis and liad made allowance Jones and a little later on a mnn is
for it in our schedule. There is still coming from the Colorado School of
2,/a feet of snow there, but is melt- Mines lo put iu the summer prospect-
pidly and our buildings will be ing and geologizing on lhe ground.
Unless circum- The bonds on most of the properties
stances unforeseen arise our plnnt will extend over throe years and the bond-
be operating late this fall." holders arc prepare,1 lo give Hm
N*; ground   a  thorough   icsliii;
centrales in lho Slocan dislrict in about the hill than e
mine and mill.
Au vnlnnche swept down lhe mountain near lhe offices of the company
a few dnys ago, carrying out Ihe
bridge across lhe canyon lo the cook
ami bunk houses, ils progress being
slaved within a few feel; of tlie stables. Manager Zwieky states that the
condition of the snow is such Hint
more slides nre imminent, and fears
aro entertained that the flume wliieh
provides wnter for the power plnnt
may be carried away.—Daily News.
Z250uT5io[ Rooms-135 With Bath.
Phone 3097
503 Central Bldg., Victoria, B.C.
IN THE MATTER nf an applicatl
  for a fresh Certlflcate  of   Tndefeaslb:
I, Samuel McCullough, of Royal Oak, i^'fa^s^L^rin^s'^i'min^rsWcl
South Saanich, In the Province of British NOTICE is hereby given of my Intel
Columbia, give notice tliat on the 20th tion at the expiration of one calend,
, .e »,_!. .mo t intn,,,, tn -inniv in month from the first publication her
day of May, 1913. I intend to apply to ot t0 ,_su0 a fre_h Ceftjnc.ate 0, lnflj
the Water Commissioner at his office in  feasible Title in lleu of the Cortlflca'
Victoria for a license to tako and use of  Indefeasible Title  Issued  to AlfrL
one cubic foot of water per secoad from £>sh ^he^day oftaogr. mj
stream on Section 87, Block 2, Lot 10,  lost.
Range 1, East Lake District, Province of Dnted at Land Registry Office, Vi
British Columbia, Plan No. 1373, and torla' B'°" "•'■ 2nd «»■* ot APr«i '"'
to form a reservoir for storage on that __    .     S. T. WOOrTON
portion of Lot 11 lying within Section op B
80. Block 2, Range 1, East, aforesaid.        	
The water is to be taken from Bald        aA__10__l_r.___A.1tnt t,.   R-Rftr.-B.vr
reservoir and ls to be used on Sections        VABOEi__.-_imoT BESEBVE
sil and 87, Lake District, aforesaid for
domestic purposes. NOTICE Is hereby given that the ._
Dated  and  posted  this  17th  day  of  serve existing upon Crown lands ln til
April, 1D13. Cariboo and Cassiar Districts by reasoj
of a notice, bearing date September
SAMUEL McCULLOUGH.      11,07, and published in tho British Colun!
ap  19 may  10   bla    Gazette   on September 12th,  1901
____________.„______________________________________   as   well    as   thc reserve existing „p(|
Crown lands within the Lnnd Recordin
Districts of Cariboo and Lillooet and tl
Kamloops Division of Yale Land Recorl
lng District by reason of a notice, bear
Ing date Aprll 3rd, 1911, and publish!
In the British Columbia Gazette,
April Gth, 1911, is cancelled ln so far 1
the snme affect the acquisition of sal
lands under the provisions of the "Co|
nnd Petroleum Act."
Deputy Minister of Land
Depnrtment of Lands.
Victoria, B.C., Aprll 14th, 1913.
ap 19 Jy
District  of Cowichan.
._    ,__■_______, TAKE Notice that the Mayne Islai
 and bearing date of the Shale Brick Co., Ltd.. of Victoria, B.f
-Ith day of December, 1907, Is cancelled occupation    manufacturers,    intends
In so far as the same relates to the fol- apply  for  permission  to  purchase  t
lowing described parcel of land: 'Com- following   described   lands:—The   foi
menclng at a post planted at the north- shore  in  Bennett  Bay,  Maynn   Islai
eaBt corner of Lot 769, Now Westmln- commonclng at a post planted at hi
ster  District;   thenoe  west  17   chains; water mark 500 feet south tf the soul
thence north 40 cliains; thence onst 40 east corner of tho north-east fractloi
chains; thence sonth 13 chains, moro or quarter   of   Section   9,   Mayne   Islai
less, to the shore of St. Vincent Bay; thence    East    Astronomical    400    fe
thence  following the shore-lino of St. thenco    North  Astronomical 1320  fe
Vincent Bny to the point of commence- thence West Astronomical 600 feet mi
ment"; and  that the said lands will be or less, to high water mark, thence fl
opened    for   entrv by pre-emption  on lowing high wnter mnrk In a southef
Wednesday, the 23rd day of July, at 9
o'clock a.m.
NOTICE ls hereby given that the reserve existing over Crown lands In New
Wostmlnster District, formerly covored
by Special Timber Licence 16968, by
reason of the notice published in the
British Columbia Gazette of tho 27th
December, 1907,
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Victoria, B.C., Aprll 14th, 1913.
ap 19 Jy 12
direction 1320 feet, more or less to poi
of commencement and containing ™
acres moro or less.
Alfred Cnrmlchael, Agenl
February 6th, 1913.
mar 8  mail
ing rapidly
completed on  time.
ACCORDING to W. L. Barton, the
diamond drill expert who lnst season was iu charge of the prospecting
Viotoria Land  District—DUtrlct
  M               Worth Saanich.
  TAKE NOTICE   that   Sidney RubB
NOTICE is hereby given that the re- Roofing Company, Limited, of VlctoiT
                               serve existing over the lands surveyed B.C., occupation not given, Intends to J
,             _,,__,            IN THE MATTER of an   application  as Lot 1603, Group 1, Now Westminster ply for permission to lease the (olid
                                                      work on the coal area of the Grahnm  ,„„ ,,._„,,  p„r(lnr.nt<. of Title to s„h-  District, by reason of a notice published ing described lands:—                       I
f,          ,  ,,         ,   -           ... ,    .            T ,     ,    n ...    ■       th    n           „         tor  f,esh  Ccrl'"cate  ?'  T'tle'°_,   ,°    In the British Columbia Gazette of the Commencing at a post planted at hi
ore and con-  lhey get through more will be known  Island    Collieries,   Ltd., the company  division No. 6 of aero Lot No. 2, Spring  27th of December. 1907, and bearing date water mark In Bazan Bay and being!
vnr liefnre  Thev lias (Infinitely derided nnnn a vigorous  Ridge. Victoria City.                                   the 24th day of December, 1907, is can- tho    southeast    corner   of  Section I
\ci ncioie. tney nns uennueij (lecmco upon a vigorous  u,u*,e   v worm wiy,                                cene,. ln B0 (ar „„ lt reIates t0 the prc. Range 4 Bast, North saanich Distri
NOIICE IS HliRIiBY givun or my  om?,tion of .said lands, and that the said B.C., thenco ona.bearing.S 63 66 E.
straight effort this season In prove Iheir field
  lands will be thrown opon for pre-emp- a distance of 730 feet, thence at rl
_. _;...;i*i** i,i.i*ind Hns Vear.                      gumuiu un    *...,...    ,. — -                                                                        „.,_,„,                       _ tion under the provisions of section 2 of angles  and on a bearing of North
» Sliniui,  in.,**."       ■   .1                                                                           nhnnens nre  Irict                                                              *,..,., ,„  ,„,,. -   fr„h  P<,rtinr*ato of '1|0 "Land Act Amendment Act, 1913," 06 E. for a dlBtance of 660 feet, thei
The increase was due largely to the  they could add Mint tlie enanees aro 11,1,.                                                         hereof to issue a fresh certificate of on T„0S(]nyi Ju,y 22ndi im_ at „ 0,cl0(;k on a bearing due north for a dlstai
-   •     "    »--' 1, :*■ ,,*•■:•• f"«»- I-...,* (hnv iwfiu* i„      "t confideutlv expect lo reach conl  Tltlo    issued   to the Honourable John nmii   ,inc]   that  no  pre-emption  record of 820  feet;  thence on a bearing -
Hamilton Gray on tho 16th day of Feb- shall Include more tnan 40 acres; the west **-- ~   ■■•■"•>—■— »* •»»  ■»■*■*■•
Hf0,el, totalled 732 tons, n record for characterize the deal   as   a  straight snort in.s season to prove ,„c„ „c„,     -^.^ Rt the exp|rat|on of on0 oal,
March totalled loei     , ^___^ ^   ^   ^ m& nf co|1|.se winoll lies ,„ the Yakoun river dis- endar rnonth trom tho nrst publication
ption of shipments by tlie T,i
Jim mine, which sent 200 tons of ore
111.   The Van Roi shipped
iky  all in Iheir favor but they porter lo     "1 confidently expect lo reach conl
let lime decide that. Ihis season," declared Mr. Barton bc-
Whilc it mny not be fully decided fore   departing   wilh  his outfit for
ruary, 1
_■__________,   .     bas  boon   lost.
where he will locate his      nated at Land Registry Office, Vlc-
summcr.   Hc brought  toria. B.C., this 12th day of April, 1913.
tional drill machinery, s- T* WOOTTON,
gasoline engine whicli  np, 20
ay on the 16th day or Feb-  sua., ,nom^^f^'"^'^—>pffi JSt fetll"^'hV'w.S* nfl
and numbered 3720A, which ™'«^'      |„to quarters of 40 acres each,  thence following the shore line of Si
tlon 10, Range 4 East, in the southwel
ROBT. A, RENWICK, erly direction to point of commencemff
Deputy Minister of Lands,  and containing 14 acres, more or lei
S dney Rubber Roofing Co., Ltd.!
P. J. O'Reilly. AgeP
Dated Aprll 9th, 1918. L
Jy 12 ap 10 )o|
Department of Lands,
Reglstri-r General of Titles.      Victoria, B.C., April 14th
may 26  ap 19 Victoria, B. C^JlayJ, 1913
Page Eleven
mile to 1 1-2
Inches. This
sketch was
drawn from
surveys on the
ground and ls
Showing Port George's Commercial
Control of Central British Columbia,
through its Railways and Waterways and Its Strategic Position In
Relation to the Peace River Country.
Table of Distances
fort George to Vancouver   450 miles
"       "      "   Prince Bupert   460 "
"       "      "   Edmonton   465 "
"       "      "  Dunvegan  320 '•'
Dunvegan to Edmonton  3(10 "
"  Port; Arthur 1500 "
"         '•' Vancouver  770 "
Fnrt George to northern bound, of B.C. 560 "
"Fort George to southern bound, of B.O. 450   "
■1.  1..CIILI AODACI*      NAAl.CO
• llllll. UKIONCOBt
Fort George—by distances as well as by location—is the natural wholesale jolibing point for the
foaco River dislrict.
From the seaport base—Vanconvei—it is only 4.'i0 niiles. From Dunvegan, in the heart of the
|lVn('e Kiver country, it is 320 miles, hnving un advantage of 40 miles over Edmonton.
Edmonton is 1,200 miles from its base—Port Arthur—and 300 miles from Dunvegan.
Some Facts for Vancouver
to Ponder Over
Extracts from the speech of the Hon. .1. K. Cornwall, M.P.P. for the Pence Biver Dislrict, ropro-
|luccd from The Vancouver Sun of December 4, 1012 :
"In the Pence River District are 57,000,000 acres of good farmland."
"By every law of commerce nnd nature the product of this vast acreage is bound to come to Van-
"Climate is ideal and settlers are streaming into the dislrict."
"Vancouver must be ready to handle billions of bushels of wheat from that rich territory and the
Iriiii'ies lo the south.
"What is Vancouver doing to prepare for this vast trado of tho future ?"
$25,000 A DRY
(Vancouver Province. Mnrch 20, 1013.)
Furl George, Mar. 20.—Great activity is evidenced here in extensive preparations for milking Furl,
loorge the largest railway construction cnmp known in British Columbia, the centre of a mammoth de-
[•lopineiil enterprise.     Within u month approximately S,000 men will be working under the supervision
headquarters established here, busy completing the links of the Grand Trunk Paeilie Railroad, the steel
I whieh is now less than 80 miles away.
Five hundred scows are under construction between here and Tele Jaune Cnehe for distribution nf
Iilwny equipment, and thirteen gigantic steam shovel plants are being dismantled for shipment by water
wn the Fraser .River to points where tbey will be utilized in the vigorous effort being mnde lo complete
il construction into Fort George by lhe latter part of August.
Five hundred Ions of supplies are being forwarded each week for the workmen whuse activities will be
1'ected from the new headquarters whieh Messrs. Foley, Welch A; Stewnrl nnd associated contractors are
|\v establishing mi Ibe former Indian reserve adjoining lhe townsite on lho east.
The contract for clearing the reserve bas been lei lo Messrs. Foley, Welch iV- Stewart, nnd preparations
this work are being made simultaneously with lh< erection of the new headquarters, pay offices ami
I iply bases for the contractors, To handle at Fori George the payroll estimated to exceed $25,000 a dav,
1 i ti oi i ti 1 banking facilities will be necessary, and part of ihis need is expected lo be met by n new branch
the Bnnk of Ottawa.
In addition to the S,000 men, 5,000 working en.-l of Fort Qeorge nnd the remainder on westward ex-*
I sions, all engaged in Grand Trunk .Pacific construction, 2,000 other men soon will be  working soutll-
rd from the townsite on construction of the Pacific Grent Eastern road.   These men also will be under
supervision of headquarters at Fort George.
Natural Resources Security Company, Ltd.
^^^^^JPAia UP  CAPITAL  $250,000.00 j^^^^
Joint Owners and Sole Agents for Fort George Townsite
403*404 MO.E.-Ru't-, BLOCS
e       Vancouver. B.C. April ) , f," 1913.
The permanent business centre of Fort George will always be located
within the circle shown in the above sketch plan,(or very olose to it. If
you will examine carefully the sketch plan above', which is absolutely
oorrect and drawn to a scale of one mile to one and one-half inches, you
will understand why the land adjoining the Indian Reservation on the west,
whioh is indioated on the sketch plan as "Fort George Townsite," must be the
very centre of Fort George's permanent and best retail business property.
Fort ueorge Townsite is almost level—just enough slope for splendid
drainage—and lies seventy feet above the water level, thus being immune
from floods and overflow. On the other hand, if you will examine the
topography of the Grand Trunk Pacific property, which formerly was the
Indian Reservation, you will notioe that it is out up with sloughs, gullies
and "hog baoks." The northern part of the property through which the
railway line runs and where the divisional yards, shops, round houses,
freight houses, etc., will be located, is*principally low ground and must be
filled in before it oan be made available for any purpose. Sloughs and low
ground out up the property in other directions until the bench adjoining
the Fort George Townsite is reached.
We have endeavored to show on this drawing the exact conditions
prevailing at Fort George, without ,any intention of underestimating the
great value of the G. T. P. property whioh will be Fort George's railway
and' industrial annex. The high banks indicated opposite the Grand Trunk
Pacific property on the north side of the Nechaco River, effectually out off
access to the railway property from the great north country, and all the
great traffic from the north, including the Peace River District, must come
through Fort George Townsite. It will be noted that the Fraser and Nechaco
Rivers throw the Grand Trunk Pacific property, and adjoining property to
the south, into a peninsula. A portion of this peninsula is subject to
overflow at high water.
Any intelligent individual who has observed development in towns and
cities located on rivers, will undoubtedly remember that the best residential and business portion always seeks the high ground. The high ground is
located in Fort George Townsite, where the present development is.
In the business centre, as indicated by the circle in the sketch,
there is now the Post Office, two banks, two hotels, hospital, Board of
Trade, two churches, school, telegraph and telephone office, newspaper,
bakery and restaurants, and about twenty-five stores and business houses\
of various descriptions. To the west of the business centre is now located)
the residential portion. The inhabitants of Fort George number nearly
one thousand at this writing, April 1st, 1913. Water transportation will
open up on the Fraser and Nechaco Rivers about May lst.
The removal to Fort George of the main construction headquarters and1
pay offices of the contractors, sub-contractors, etc., who are building
the Grand Trunk Pacific Trans-continental Railway and the Pacific Great
Eastern Railway, which is now being done, looating on the property
adjoining Fort George Townsite, means a tremendous influx of population,
not only transients, but permanent residents.
There will be business openings of all kinds, work for laborers,
carpenters, bricklayers; openings for stores, saw mills, sash and door
factories, etc.
We can almost be assured that the population in and adjacent to Fort
George by October lst, If 13—six months from the present writing—will be
between five and ten thousand people.
The pay-roll will amount to at least one million dollars per month.
This money will be expended in Fort George and will mean the upbuilding of
the place. We expect that the Grand Trunk Paoific will put their property
on the market, or so much of it as they care to subdivide for townsite
purposes, some time in the Fall of 1913, but we can say with perfect
assurance that, while the Grand Trunk Pacific property is extremely
valuable for warehouse purposes, for railway terminals and industrial sites,
and the western portion for townsite purposes, we reiterate our belief that
the best and highest priced retail business and residential propertyvwill be
in the established town of Fort George--not in the railway and industrial
addition whioh^will be established or the Indian Reservation.
*  We have no hesitation1 in again assuring all property holders in
Fort George Townsite of the confirmation of our ideas on this subject.
Truly yours,
President. Page Twelve
Victoria, B. C, May 3, 1913
That this is a time when everyone That German women are universal-
can afford to pray for peace, for if ly noted for their housewifely quali-
Austria provokes a European war we ties,, and few are likely to take her
shall nil be "dead broke."
That the present tightness of
money is mainly due to "hoarding"
by the European Powers in anticipation of war.
advice to abandon them.
That The Times need express uo
surprise that the Duehess of Marlborough was spring-cleaning when
Mrs. Belmont called upon her.
Bv the Hornet
That "Hornet" has to correct a
typographical error whicli substituted
"Civil" for "Social" in his paragraph about the Social Service Commission last week.
That in such an eventuality supplies That, it is only a few
and money for development in Can- back since the ancestors of both these
ada will be cut off as promptly and illustrious   ladies  did all their own
effectually ns when the turnkey pays "chores."
us a visit for non-payment of water
Thnl the verdict of the Board of     Starting  on  Monday, May 5, the
Trade on the members of the Ottawa Williams'  Stock Company will pre*
delegation     is    that   Thomson   is   a
"pippin" and Logan a "berry."
tion by taxation on laud except to
bona lide resident owners.
2. Government loans to farmers
such as exist in other countries.
3. Government telephone service
al a reasonable rate us against the
exhorbitant rates now charged.
4. Rural free delivery.
").   Parcel post,
li. A progressive Government trunk
•derations road system.
7. The continuation of Government
assistance to co-operative associations.
More reasonable express and
freight, rates is another matter Hint
is important. The present express
minimum charge of thirty-live cents
is far too high, also the Express company in this Province is very lax in
perishable   goods.     Ship-
sent    the    old   favourite    "Hazel
Kirke."   This is a play well known hnndlin,
to all, a beautiful story of human monls of produce by freight arc often
That in view of the influential per-     That lhe indefatigable Simon Leisei*
sonnel of the Commission it is a pity lost no time in trying io fasten the
liability for the G. T. P. contribution
to the theatre on the new vice-president.
love   at its best, and Mr. Williams
has been well advised in staging it.
that there should be any misunderstanding as to its "mission."
That the only way lo clear the matter up is to publish its definite aims
and objects.
• *
That any further delay in doing
this will weaken the influence of the
• *
Thai it must not be too sensitive to
public criticism as long as it numbers amongst its members the men
who were responsible for "amateur
sleuth" work in connection with tlie
Dunsinuir Rooms and New England
Hotel fiascos.
That ns lhe promise was made on
behalf of lhe Company, it cannot
honourably be repudiated.
Evidence of Mr. L. F. Solly.
Although lhe Cowichan Agricultural
very inefficiently handled, especially
from (lag stations where egg shipments are frequently not picked up
the same day.
Another problem that will assume
importance nt a later date unless preventative measures arc taken now, is
the acquisition of land by Orientals
will prove a detriment to the country.
.   . Society have requested me to take the As is well known whole valleys in
Thai our own "Winnie" "live the subject, poultry, I would like lo bc per- California are occupied by the Jap-
Marconi   Committee   a   taste of his milled lo deal  principally  with   the aneso, while in the State of Washing*
quality   when
b— shovel.
he called  a spade a hind question, owing to its importance
toil the Japanese have numerous hold-
in for market
That his indignation was thoroughly justified nnd was a well merited
rebuke to mischievous busybodies.
and to Ihe fact that this affects all '"S* °f 1'™1> ™d
branches of agriculture, poultry rais- Spoiling, also they are now taking
ing included.
Why is il more rapid development
is not made in agriculture, and British
Columbia is obliged lo  import,  such
up poultry farming quite extensively,
It is quite time Hint measures should
bo taken to prevent this happening
here. No Europeans nre allowed to
so it does not
That public opinion is rapidly mov- quantities of produce, thnt might be ll0'd 'alul ln ^'P1'"
ing in the direction of the more rigid produced here?
That the   reinstatement    of   City enforcement of the laws against slan-
Clerk Dowler must have been almost dor and libel,
as  disconcerting to some  people  as »   «
the return of Peter Grimm. That the action of lho Attorney-
*   * General for British Columbia in de-
I think the two greatest reasons
for such slow development are;—1st,
real estate speculation, and 2nd, cost
of clearing land.
seen, unreasonable for us to prevent
the Japanese from holding land in
Tho poultry industry in this dis-
rict continues to make great progress.
Tod*iy this Province is marvellously  Five years ago before the formation
tralian liner Niagara, due on her
maiden trip, about May 27th. The
match between the local cricketers
and the Australians will be held on
May 20th, 30th and 31st. At a meeting of the Pacific Coast Cricket Association, it was decided that a representative from each playing club be
chosen to form a committee to select
the team that will oppose the players
from the land of the Southern Cross.
Mr. Benjamin, manager of the
Australians, hns written to the local
committee stating Hint the terms offered for the mateh here are satisfactory to the Australians. He says
the Australians will include: Victor
Trumpet', Macartney, Bardsley, Crawford, Mnyne, W'hitty, Collins, Cnmp-
bell, A molt, Muilcy Waddy, and two
others. Victor Trumper is too well
known in the world of cricket to need
nny introduction. He is one of the
world's greatest cricketers, and Crawford, Bardsley and Macartney are
also well known players. Among the
newer men nre Campbell, Waddy and
Collins. Campbell is the wicket-
keeper. Collins is a fast left-handed
The Oak Bay ground will be prepared without, delay for the match.
Following tlieir appearance hero the
Australians will travel throughout
Canada, and will return westward
by way of the United States, meeting
lho noted Germantown cricket team
in Philadelphia.
If anyone doubled the hold that
baseball has upon tlle sport-loving
public he should have attended tho
game held at, the Royal Athletic ball
park on Monday lnsl when the season
was formally opened in A'ictoria. The
grand stand wns filled tighter than a
Victoria street car at fi p.m., and the
overflow swarmed along thc sidelines
and stood and reclined several deep
at Ihe back fence. Prom the time
that old veteran of the Vancouver
nine, Pug Bennett, stood ready at
the plate while the Hon. Dr. Young
hurled the first ball whieh His Worship the Mayor sought vainly to
catch until the last ball was pit died
there was the keenest of excitement.
It is amazing how basebnll stirs up
a throng.   Thc physchology  of   tlio i
baseball fan is wonderful to behold.
The meek young mnn who would not I
lisp nn apology because he whispered
at any other lime is heard screaming
maledictions  against the  Umpire at
the lop of his voice, and tho sweet I
young thing is henrd shrieking shrilling "You, robber, you."    It needs |
be a highly-paid work, this umpiring.
The poor official must stand abuse in I
plenty.   Particularly is this so when
a tiling happens  as what befel  on|
Monday.   Felts, the A'ictoria outfielder, mnde a fine running calch at thel
back of the crowd left field, but, to|
the intense indignation of the shouting throng, Mr. Pcrle Casey, Umpire,!
said thc batsman was safe.   For somel
minutes there wns bedlam, and if thel
umpire heard even a few of Ihe re-l
marks which  were shouted  Ihen  hel
must   have   felt that he was somel
The Victoria team of this season!
seems to be much stronger than atl
any time, but so far has proved unfortunate iu getting hits at the .time
when hits count, except on some few
occasions. A notable one was on
Tuesday when Mr. Rufus Brown sent
Iheir old friend Air. Billy McCreery
to thc mound to pitch against his
former team-mates. What the Bees
did to the offerings of Mr McCreory
it is a shame to tell. They walloped
one after another until in nne brief
stanza they had clouted in five runs
another "marc's nest.
*   •
That it must be very hard up fur
copy when it can publish such a story
in the news column.
That judging from its general
frame-up it was originally intended
for editorial, but was obviously crowded out.
That in  dealing with  the subject eiding to prosecute a man who had prosperous,   but    can    lhe    present of lhe  Kgg Collection Station  very
of horse-racing, The Times hns found written a letter of a provoking char- splendid limes lasl   without  ngricul- little money was brought into the Dis-
acler will commend itself to public lural development at lhe back of it? trict from the sale of poultry pro-
opinion. Is it not. true thai a great deal of lhe ducts,    but    now   there  is  a greal
* * money made is being  realized   from change.    Lnst   year   Ihe    Cowichan
Thai  lhe mud-fliiigcrs of the Do- real estate speculation, and Hint the Creamery sold $54,12!) worth of eggs
minion have in the past been dealt future will have to foot Ihe bill.  This and $1.1,008  worth of dressed  poul-
with far too leniently. form of gambling cannot lnsl, and is try.    To dale egg sales this season
* • nt present a tremendous evil, adding show n twenty-five per cent increase,
Thnt the A'ictoria Canadian Club is m'the cosl of living enormously. Tnke and it is estimated  that over $80,-
threntened with another invasion by the case of the lnrge areas of farming 0110 worth of poultry products will be
J. A. Macdonald of Toronto.   It will land that were formerly so productive, shipped out of the District, for the
be   interesting   to   see whether The but now lying idle, held for specula- yen,'.. For poultry farming ten acres
Thnt Attorney-General Bowser may Times     discoveres   any   "political lion, Ihat will in some cases be unset- of   land    are   sufficient, so that, a
be a Napoleon, but his autocratic an- color'-'in his address. lied on for yenrs.    I refer parlicu- smaller cnpital is required (ban for
thority hardly runs to playing ducks *   * larly to Lulu Island aud thc Saanich dairying    or   mixed  farming,   thus
nnd drakes with the statutes. That the last time he wns here he Peninsula.   If sales of such farming land values have not hurt this branch
• •                            made nn avowed appeal in favour of hinds were discouraged by some form of farming ns much as where more
That the purity of the Richardson Reciprocity which was then the poli- of tax, except lo persons who wore
Street spring water can only occasion tienl issue of the day. going lo, live on lhe land, it would
regret that everyone in Victoria docs *   * help matters, and  though  this is n
not use it. That  The Times swallowed  it all difficult, problem to handle,   an    im-
• •                            meekly and  "roared like a sucking- provement could be effected with  a
That The Times achieved a smart dove." view to discourage the. present mad
piece of journalism in publishing the *   ' speculation.   I would refer the Coin-
speech of the President of the Board     That when Chief  Justice   Hunter missioners to the splendid land laws j-.^. eggSi ,,Col(, gt01,ag0)'
of Trade verbatim the same afternoon snid   a   good   word   for the Borden of Ihe English Government in hand
acreage is required,
The chief grievance that poultry-
men have is that cold storage and
Eastern eggs are frequently sold ns
fresh eggs, hurting thc sales of the
local product, and if it wns compulsory for all handlers of eggs to label
as il was delivered, but as the meeting did not commence till three and
Ibe paper was on the streets at four,
somebody must have got a "move"
That it was a pity there was not
time to report the deputation or the
other public men who "also spoke."
naval  policy,  it put  on  lhe  lion's ling British East Africa tracts. They
skin, and—bnt Hint's another story, are made in sucl, a   way   that  real
*   • estate gambling is practically iiiipos-
That everyone should read Profes- sible, and the land is sold lo persons
sor Stephen Leacock's article on the who are going to use it, rather than
high cost of living in The Toronto to thoso who sit still, grow rich, and
Snturdny Night of April 10th. let the future pay them for doing no-
'Pelulama," etc., as the case
may be, it would allow local eggs to
itnnd on a fair basis.
That it is an expert treatment of Another point that affects ngricul-
un  abstruse topic by an  "expert." tural development is   this.     Persons
♦   • tnke    up  poultry  raising   or   other
Thnt this leads "Hornet" tn re- branch of farming, nnd do not give it
Commissioner, into the condition of mark thnt an "expert." is a man who much attention; always.reckoning and
Sport Notes
THE Horse Show, which comes to
an end tonight, proved quite a
success. The array of entries wns even
bel ier I ban that of last year, and,
wilh soeiely out in full force, nnd a
  . . keen interest evinced in every compe-
affairs at the Quarantine Station.       is recognized as an authority on any falling bnck on selling their land at yy^ tlle g|low wn8 ,,[[ t]m(i eoui,i
That there is to be au official enquiry,    by   a Dominion Government
special subject.
a big profit. This is not farming and hnve ,K,en desired/ Mr. AV. J.,Clem-
Thnt lhe Commissioner lias already
been appointed and bis commission is
comprehensive in scope.
docs not build up Ihe agricultural in-
Professor Leacock's  ex- duslry.   And then ngnin, fnncy land
cuts, Ihe ringmaster, arrived in Victoria early during the week, and bis
That    ........
pertness as nn economist there nre no values keep out settlers who find it wm.k  nflded   to   the   popularity   he
two opinons, even though, like some  impossible    to   do anything with  a g0jn(J(} w|,eu acting in a similar capa-
Tlml the sittings will commence nt other journalists, he may have "Lit- limited capital in the wny of mixed
once so that tho evidence of tho pas- erary Lapses." farming.   Poultry farming can, how*
sengcrs    on   the Monteagle may be
Thnt even a "Hornet" mny be permitted to congratulate Alberni ion
Ihe establishment of a daily train service.
ily last season.   He looked after the
preparation of llie auditorium nt the
ever, bc handled with a smaller capi- Willows, the stabling and olher nr-
That we are now using Goldstream Ial, bul, it is not everyone who has lhe mngemonts,   in  a thorough manner.
water.   Did you notice the difference? nplitude and can make a success of Among   (he   competitors   were   lhe
* • Ibis branch of farming. Misses   Marion,   Muriel   and   Dola
The second question, cost nf clear-  Dunsmuir,   daughters   of   lhe   lion.
ing land is also n big difficulty and a jamog Dunsmuir, who appeared in Ibis
hard mailer lo solve. The present ,,„]<, f01. ||„, ||i*s| time. Their entries
cost price of stumping powder is a wero Dug Fox, Nigger and Beauty, lhe
• • help,  but  lhe  greatest   help  to  the  )nttor- a  Dartmoor pony   which   nl-
That the first slack day hc has he farming   interests would be Govern- tradted much attention. A large nmn-
for a supply of cream, and their name intends to "buzz" out in that di- ment loans wilh land ns security at a |,er of the horses which competed at
is Legion, will have to patronize tlie rection, nnd see the Wost Coast port low rate of interest, rather than the ||le A'ancouver show were exhibited,
"tin cow!" f"1' himself. farmer having to pay eight per cent j|r, J, D. Fnrrell's stables were well
• * *   * for any money hc may havc In bor- represented, his entries including Old
That this is one of llie lit le ameni-     Thnt it mny bc true that King Ed- row.   Such farm lonns nt n low rate Glory, Union Jack, Premier, My Sur-
ties of advanced civilization wliieh ward A'lT did not have wine served of interest nre given in a great num- prise and Lexington. His jumper, Pre-
would popularize the "reformers" al Buckingham Palace for Ibe French ber of countries and are of great as- mier, showed to much advantage,
and lead the housewives of tho coun- President, but the difference between sislnnce. The necessity for this in a Count de Roubles and Count de Char-
try lo rise up and call Ihem blessed, him  and  Secretary Bryan  wns that now country where the enst of clearing nnce, the Calgary horsemen, who will
• » be did not advertise the fnct, or make land averages $200 per acre is very be remembered ns among the visitors
Thai if the raid on the Suffragette any fuss about it. apparent. lnsl  yenr, wcre again on band with
headquarters, so graphically reported *   ' Ts not agriculture the mainstay of many entries, Mrs. Ronald Bury, who
in The Times, is correct, it is clear That if lhe Diplomatic Corps had most countries? It often, surprises was unable to appear nt Ihe mainland
Ihal at last the Home Secretary is been given llic option it is probable people to know that agriculture is exhibition owing to indisposition, was
That lhe publio would do well to
suspend judgment until lhe Commissioner's report is in.
•   *
That if the Sunday closing prosecution succeeds, those people who go
direct from church to (he Royal Dairy
That it is his duty to enforce the
law and ns no new law governing the
suffragettes has come into force, il.
is clear that he has been neglect ing
that   they    would    have   preferred still England's largest industry, dc- able lo appear at lhe local sbow» and
"grape juice" to wines selected by spite her tremendous manufacturing her jumping won much praise.     The
lhe Secretary. and shipping interests. local  storekeepers  made  some  good
*   " Today more than half lhe populn- displays in green and gold in Iheir
That in nny event it. is nobody's lion of British Columbia lives in the shop windows in honor of the show,
business but liis own what be gave three    largest   cities,   and yet this                              -li
bis duty or the raid would have boon his guests, eillicr to ent or drink; nnd Province has nol arrived at the status T rlCTORIANS will have an oppor-
if lhe American press had known any- of n manufacturing country, so II,at    V   portiinily lo soo  good   cricket
made sooner.
That it must be a terrible shock lo
the suffragettes to lenm Hint they
cannot claim the credit of having
originated   even   a   hunger
tiling about good manners tho outside  this trend to the cities is hardly a Inward the close of Ihis month, for
world would hnve been kept in ig- healthy sign, nnd llic greatest ncces- arrangements   have been   completed
nornnce.                                                sily exists for the Inking up of the whereby      lho    visiting    Australian
•   •                            well known cry "bnck to the land.'' cricketers will play a three day match
Some suggestions   that,   would ns- against a picked team of Vancouver
Island  cricketers.   The   Australians
age real  estate specula- will arrive on the new Canadian Aus-
Tluit  Fran Burin is a poor speci-
wWcl'i'ilatos"from the sixteenth ecu- men of n German woman, although sisl follow:—
she may bc a suffragette. 1.   Discoiir:
Peter McQuade & Son
For painting your boat or your bouse.   Varnishes for your
boat or your home.
MOTOR OIL, for auto or boat.
All the little fixings for your auto or motor in stock.
Wo can satisfy you in service and price.
New Wash Dresses
The New Idea Store
824 Johnson St.  -  Orders Taken for Sewing and Special Handwork
New Provincial Court
I can offer subject to previous sale or confirmation the following properties in this vicinity. And nt, the same time point out the extraordinary low values which have ruled here in spite of its proximity
to the centre of town, will admit of large rises in value.
Lots 5 and 5,83 ft. on Burdette, 104 on Fenwick  $22,000
Lois 9 nnd 3, 42.fi on Burdette, 30 on Humboldt, with average
depth of 115 feet $30,000
These aro the two best buys to be had.
A. W. Bridgman
Real Estate, Financial and Insurance Agent
1007 Government Street Victoria, B.C.


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