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Kingsford Smith & Co.
Stock and General
AUCTIONEERS
Commission and Real Kntate Agents.
167 Cordova St.        Vaacoaver. *j
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Victoria Edition
The Week
R British Columbia Review,
Published at Vietoria and Vaacoaver B. 6.
Stewart Williams
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Hilton Keith
STEWART WILLlAMS&Co
AUCTIONEERS
COMMISSION AND
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
ji FONT ST. VICTORIA, B. C.   el
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THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908
Onb Doiaajl Pxm. Annum
The Week has never ex-
e Hodgins pressed any opinion as to
arges. fa probability or otherwise
of Major Hodgins substan-
Iting the charges which he made in the
limns of the Colonist. jSow that the
/estigation is over and the report of the
mmittee has been laid before the House
is possible to size up the situation with
nettling approaching accuracy. A fair
nment upon the whole matter is that
ijor Hodgins honestly believed that the
ilway Commission was privy to methods
classification which, to put it mildly,
uld strain the conscience of any honest
gineer. The result of the enquiry shows
t if such methods were in vogue the
mmission was not privy to them and in
last issue Major Hodgins frankly ad-
ted that the point was one for settle-
tit by expert Engineers who alone could
e sufficient technical knowledge to en-
s them to pass judgment. When
jor Hodgins found that he could not
stantiate his charges he acted as a
tleman should and unreservedly with-
w them; especially was he impressed
this by the evidence of Mr. Hugh
nsden, the Chief Engineer, than whom
more honourable man lives. At the
ie time the unbiassed observer cannot
conclude that Major Hodgins has been
nilarly unfortunate. In the first place
mse of honour impelled him to destroy
respondence with a brother Engineer
ch would at least have vindicated his
i position in respect of some of the
tonal charges. In the next place he
ed on the co-operation of the G.T.P.,
were obviously interested in a just
sification, but for reasons which need
be too closely canvassed received little
) from that quarter.    It is satisfactory
Major Hodgins had to withdraw any
aitations which he may have made
inst the Premier or his Ministers, and
the light of all the evidence given it
r well be that his dismissal may to some
mt have warped his judgment in mat-
about whicli he at least had an honest
bt. Having said this much the im-
.ant fact remains that something much
important than Major Hodgins' ver-
and his professional reputation was
:er investigation.    It has been estab-
ed that the Grand Trunk Pacific En-
iers, whose duty it is to see that there
no overcharges, have protested strongly
unst the over-classification which the
imission has been allowing.   Mr. H. A.
)ds, tlie Assistant Chief Engineer for
Grand Trunk, swore that these over-
sifications   wcre   not   made   by   thc
'ident or Division Engineers who are
y acquainted with the character of the
fcjk but by arbitrary orders from their
.rior.   One paragraph in Mr. Woods'
[lence is so important that it is worth
eating verbatim,    He said:
'To such classification as mentioned
>ove, increasing the cost of the work
I,) such an alarming extent, we most
piously protest, and respectfully re-
test that either yourself or the assistant
lief engineer visit the work and pass
idgment upon the classification as
Ijade."
ir. Woods repeatedly urged the Chief
jineer to visit the works and determine
matter of classification himself, lull, however, of complying tlie Cominis-
fhas endeavoured to get tlie G.T.P. to
I to arbitration, but without success
is not a point on which arbitration
ld bc necessary.   The significance of
his is that no action of any kind was
II bv  the  Commission until  Major
gins spoke, although the G.T.P. Enters had been pressing the matter for
EDITORIAL
six months. It is not a little significant
that in the minority report just presented
to Parliament it is pointed out that in
January last the method of classification
was modified in the direction urged by
Major Hodgins, and that the modified
system has been in vogue ever since. The
verdict of the country will undoubtedly
be the Scotch verdict of "not proven," but
as against this Major Hodgins will have
the satisfaction of knowing that the crux
of the whole question, that of improper
classification and consequent overcharge,
had already been decided in his favour
by the abandonment six months ago of the
system of which he complained and the
substitution of one appreciably nearer to
his own suggestion. In justice to a man
who has suffered both in pocket and to
some extent in reputation in an honest
endeavour to protect the public interest
The Week makes no apology for quoting
a portion of an editorial on this subject
from the columns of what is admitted to
be the most independent and enlightened
weekly journal published in the Dominion,
Toronto Saturday Night:
"When Major Hodgins resigned his
position as district engineer under the
Transcontinental  Commission the  explanation was given out that he was the
cause of friction in the operations, and
I, for one, gathered that he was charged
with a fault not uncommon among engineers when working under untrained
commissioners—that of exceeding his
authority.   It is a fault that men accustomed to pushing through large undertakings are subject to, and it reflects on
them   no   discredit.     But   when   the
friends of Major Hodgins began to tell
his side of the story another face was
put on the matter, and the Parliamentary enquiry now under way at Ottawa
brings out facts going to show that the
resignation of the Major was called for
from Ottawa while he was in the midst
of an audit of the prices being paid to
contractors for excavations, and after he
had been over part of the work and had
roundly condemned inspectors for crediting contractors with cutting 'solid rock'
when it was loose rock they had removed, or in some cases pure sand or
muskeg.    In one place he found that
eighteen hundred yards of muskeg had
been taken out, all of which would have
been described and paid for as solid
rock had not the Major appeared on the
scene and ordered that kind of classification to stop.   Tliis kind of thing had
been occurring at various points.   With
surprising suddenness  Major Hodgins
received a private and confidential intimation from Chief Engineer Lumsden
in Ottawa that his resignation would bc
acceptable.   It appears that tlie practice
of booking and paying contractors for
the removal of solid rock where no solid
rock exists, is according to 'the Quebec
system of classification.'    lt appears to
be a very nice system of classification,
indeed, and no doubt it is quite popular
among contractors in Quebec.   Perhaps
contractors elsewhere could learn to like
it.   One reads with some amusement
the complaint of the Commissioners that,
there was 'trouble' on Major Hodgins'
division, while there was no trouble on
the work  going on   in  Quebec.      No
trouble down there  at  all;   and  the
board of eminent Transcontinental Railway Commissioners are quite pleased
with the harmony existing between con-
The Victoria Times inserted
A Spurious an article in its issue of
Reformer.        Monday last to which was
appended the signature
"Reformer." The Week has been urged
to reply, but has no intention of doing
so in the manner expected, since it is not
on its defence and to reply editorially to
an anonymous article published as correspondence in another paper is hardly the
usual course, nor one which any self-
respecting editor would follow. In the
present instance there is the less occasion
for replying because the article in question was not a "bona fide" letter at all,
and Tne Week is in possession of reliable
information as to the manner in which it
was concocted and the purpose for which
it Avas published. It is not necessary to
say more at present, but in next issue the
matter will be dealt with in a manner
which will throw an interesting light on
the policy of the Victoria Times, and its
method of handling "Correspondence."
A Golden
Jubilee.
Since the last issue of Tlie
Week the commemorative
exercises in connection with
the Golden Jubilee of the
foundation of St. Aim's Academy have
been duly observed. The daily press has
given very full and interesting reports of
the proceed ings. Prominent citizens like
Mr. A. E. McPhillips and old timers well
represented by Mr. 1). 11. Higgins, have
taken part in the proceedings, aud since
everyone reads the papers it follows that
everyone, in Victoria at least, knows more
about the foundation than they did a week
ago. What impresses one in connection
with such celebrations is not only the
benevolent utility, but the permanence of
Roman Catholic institutions. St. Ann's
foundation has stretched out charitable
hands ns fnr North as Alaska, and has sent
messengers of mercy into many a rough
pioneer district. Generations havc come
and gone, political feuds have aroused the
passions of the populace, native races have
all but passed away to be succeeded by the
white man who now in this Western, as
in the Eastern countries of thc Dominion
possesses the earth. But tho Sisters of
Mercy associated with this ancient and
honourable foundation continue their
blessed work from age to age. They pass
through our streets silently and almost,
unseen, their identity is lost in their
sacred  calling and  thc  world  wots not
tractors and engineers as they merrily
hew their way through all the imaginary
solid rock, which according to 'the
Quebec system of classification' lies in
their path. Major Hodgins does not
seem to understand. Did he forget that
he was supervising a Government undertaking. Does he not know that most
of our large fortunes have been made in
railway , building. What made him
suppose that millionaires, senators and
peers were not to arise in due time out
of this road? Where does he suppose
we shall get our next crop of great men
unless the making of this road yields
them? Along he comes with his dull,
unimaginative eye, his cold engineering
faculties, and makes trouble,' to the
annoyance of the Transcontinental Railway Commissioners who do not want to
be troubled. They want everything
to run smoothly, and the 'Quebec
system of classification' seems admirably
adapted to ensure that."
whether they be the same Sisters coming
today as those who came yesterday. For
outsiders individuality is lost sight of, and
the Sisters achieve the very apotheosis of
unselfish and altruistic ministry. They
must pass away since all are mortal, but
so identical is their policy and so consecutive is the discharge of their humble
duties that the break is never felt; in their
mission they embody the supreme idea of
permanence. It is permissible to differ
very widely from the theological dogmas of
the Roman Catholic Church and yet to
entertain the most profound appreciation
of the lofty character and devoted labours
of its Sisterhoods, which are the envy of
every other ecclesiastical organization and
which have been faintly copied by not a
few.
A Serious
Complaint,
When so much is being said
in Victoria about a water
supply, it may not be out
of place to voice a complaint which has just reached this office
and which is but the re-echo of many previous ones of a similar kind. It has
reference to the peculiar method of supplying water to the residents of Esquimalt,
and the exorbitant price charged for making a connection. It seems that the people
who live on Fraser street are unable to
get any water from the minus, and a resident who writes on the subject relates how
a fortnight ago a bush fire broke out and
although the main was only five hundred
feet away there are no hydrants and no
facilities whatever for making a connection, in consequence nl' the houses ou
Fraser street ran a risk i hoing destroyed,
and a body of volunteers * ere fortunate in
saving them by piling earth on the fire.
The Week is not fully acquainted with
the local conditions but the complaints are
so frequent that there must lie something
wrong and publicity is given 10 this one
in the hope that it may attract the attention of those who are responsible.
The action of the Federal
Preparing Government in abandoning
The Lists.        certain   provisions   of   the
Election Bill is uot only
good news for British Columbia but a very
distinct compliment to the Leader of the
Opposition. The Liberal Press can no
longer "pooh-hooh" Mr. Brden as an
ineffective leader. He has proved himself
to be a most capable manager of the small
but compact minority at his back, and with
their assistance has been able to force Sir
Wilfred Laurier and his batallions from an
unjust and untenable position. The
British Columbia clauses have been
abandoned "in toto." They were abandoned solely in consequence of the splendid
tight put up by Mr. Borden, and his resolute determination to exhaust every means
at his command to relieve the Province of
the incubus and humiliation proposed by
the Government. It cannot be too strenuously insisted on that Mr. Templeman
supported the original proposals and that
their removal has been effected in spite of
him. There are some people in British
Columbia who will await with considerable interest the appearance of Mr. Tem-
pleman upon the public platform in the
next Federal Campaign and who will continue until then to wonder what kind of
an explanation he will offer to the
Electors. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908.
By THE LOUNQER
i^^/—Or*-_v»tr£>
The warm wave has struck Victoria
and driven the pleasure-seeking section of the people to the water, lt is
an old story to tell of the charms of
Victoria from an aquatic standpoint,
but every time I go out in a boat or
a canoe 1 am much impressed. Turn
in which direction you may, it is only
a short distance to the water. If you
want simply to loll in a canoe and
idly Hoat with an occasional dip of
the paddle to give direction, thc
Gorge is unsurpassed and unsurpassable. If you favor a stiff breeze and
a gentle tossing, you can always find
it within a mile or so of the shore off
thc Dallas road. For those who prefer the medium, the land-locked and
sheltered Cadboro Bay is an ideal retreat. The experience of the latter
may be repeated a hundred times
between Victoria and Comox, for
surely no coast line is so indented
with delightful little bays where one
may bask or picnic at pleasure.
Last week I tried thc newest and by
no means least successful scheme for
a day's thorough enjoyment. I
sought a congenial companion; wc
boarded the •'Craigflower," which
plies to and from all day between James Bay causeway, the
Gorge and Portage inlet. On this occasion we went right up to the top
of the inlet, landed with our picnic
baskets and spent the whole day lolling in the woods, with an occasional
plunge into the Arm, and at night
about 9 o'clock the "Craigflower"
fetched us to thc Gorge, where we
spent an hour and a half and thoroughly enjoyed Clifford Denham's
moving pictures, the excellent orchestra and a stroll through fairyland, for
that is the proper title of the Japanese village, which is indeed one of
the daintiest and most unique conceptions I have ever seen, lt is so
unique that it requires no very great
stretch of the imagination to fancy
one's self in Tokio or Nagasaki. For
the tlext three months this will be thc
most delightful form of entertainment. The "Craigflower" undoubtedly tills a public want and will be the
means of oenveying thousands of delighted pleasure seekers to and fro.
I must not leave tllis subject without a word about the very ingenious
and vividly decorated Japanese boat,
and the peculiar Japanese bridge, with
its semi-circular strands, both of
which attract the attention on approaching the Gorge park. All that
is wanted to make tllis delightful retreat an entire success is more people. No city enjoys the advantage
of such a beautiful place of amusement at such a nominal cost. The car
service is excellent, indeed 1 am not
sure that other sections of thc city
do not suiter in the interests of the
Gorge, but in any event tlie enterprising promoters and all who contribute
to thc upkeep of the entertainment deserve every encouragement for thc
public spirit they have shown.
One day this week 1 lounged in
Seattle and witnessed several things
that interested me, and one or two
that startled me. I was profoundly
interested in the growth of the city.
Money may be scarce in Seattle for
general purposes, but quite obviously
it is not scarce for public improvements. In every direction old houses
are being pulled down and fine residences, apartment houses, or stores
are being built. Thousands of men
thus find occupation in what might
otherwise be dull times. Since 1 was
there eight months ago a slice has
been taken off the fine buildings which
line Third avenue in order to widen
the street. It would have taken ten
years to do this in Victoria, but in
Seattle the city has the power and
exercises it. In Victoria the Council
bas less power, and is afraid to exercise what it has.
I was impressed with the really
magnificent water supply. The quality was such that it was a delight to
drink   it,   thc   quantity   so   abundant
and the pressure so great that in I
every direction people were using the
hose upon their gardens with a result which was as surprising to me
as it was gratifying. I have not seen
finer flowers or a greater profusion
of them anywhere, a result entirely
due this hot weather to artificial irrigation. Gardens would simply be
scorched up in Seattle if they were
not watered constantly, as it is I am
convinced that in a few years this
great new city on the Sound will be
covered with a beautiful mantle. I
was impressed with another thing, the
bon camaraderie which prevails. Seattle has long borne the reproach of
being ultra-American; that reproach is
slowly but surely passing. Seattle is
becoming more English. This is
seen in the constantly increasing
number of Englishmen who are settling there, and in the modification
which they affect from a sartorial
standpoint. The freakish American
straw hat of many designs has given
way to the ordinary English sailor
straw, the exaggerated cut which the
American copied from the Frenchman, and which gave his pants such
a baggy appearance, and his coat the
outline of a skirt, is conspicuous because rare. I dined at the Rathskeller. A large table was occupied by
a party of Englishmen. When they
had finished their meal the orchestra
played "God Save the King" in compliment to the party. Every Englishman in the place naturally rose to his
feet, and to my surprise there were
more sprinkled around at the side
tables than sat at the centre table.
They made their presence known, too,
by three hearty cheers for King Edward, which would have raised the
roof of the Rathskeller if it had not
been weighted down with stores and
offices overhead.
There are still lots of things about
Seattle which I do not like, but the
influence which no city in an English-
speaking country has yet been able
to resist, is making itself felt even in
Seattle.
On this trip I made a martyr of myself in the interest of my fellow citizens. I know I shall be voted a lunatic when I say that I went and came
back on the Rosalie. From the standpoint of getting my money's worth 1
did well, because I got more than I
bargained for, to saying nothing of
fifteen hours' sea voyage on the
double trip, all for the modest sum of
fifty cents; but no man is obliged to
suffer martyrdom twice, and of all the
filthy, ill-served, badly managed vessels 1 have travelled on in the last
twenty years commend me to the
Rosalie. I dare not go into particulars, but 1 will say that such a vessel
ought not to be allowed to sail to or
from a Canadian port—its proper
place is Gadara, where there are
swine.
There was both law and common
sense in the city magistrate's refusal
to grant bail to the man committed
for trial in connection with thc numerous incendiary fires which took
place in the city recently. Since he
found sufficient evidence to justify
the committal, the prisoner should
undoubtedly be treated as if he were
thc incendiary, and to turn him loose
on the city would be such an obvious
disregard of the public interest that
no magistrate would be justified in
giving him his liberty. If the police
have judged rightly his vagaries have
already cost the city more than $100,-
ooo. If he is innocent he will be acquitted in due course, meanwhile it is
best to err upon the right side.
0(Cx
l~K*<-£&f,
Where American Mothers Fail.
Can it be that we had much better
adopt from England the nursery
governess and the nursery table? At
least we should he spared the sight
of an elaborately dressed American
baby of six, entirely unattended walking into a huge hotel dining room
where her parents had lived for years,
and ordering "devilled crabs and pink
ice cream" for her dinner, whicli the
poor little creature actually ate amid
the smiling glances of the guests and
waiters.
A Dip
in
The Sea
Is rendered much more enjoyable
to young people and the art of
swimming easily acquired by the
use of
Water Wings
We have a large stock of the
"Butterfly" and other new Ideas in
water wings, only 35c per pair.
BATHING CAPS are not only
useful for the briny, but a necessity for the daily "tub" of the
average woman by keeping the
hair dry and eurly. We have
them in all colors.
250 UF.
CYRUS H. BOWES
CHEMIST
QOVERNMENT STREET
NEAR YATES STREET
VICTORIA, B.C.
The Taylor Mill Co.
Limited.
All kinds of Buildiug Material,
LUMBER
SASH
DOORS
TELEPHONE 564
North Government St., Victoria
*Vb»n>*Q
There's many a new turn
in Summer Styles, but our
garments have them all. Ask
to see our new $16.50 Two-
Button Sack Suit.
ALLEN & CO.
Fit*Reform Wardrobe;
I
1301   Government   St.,    Victoria.
a
Y. W. C. A.
1208 Government Street
VICTORIA.
Y. M. C. A.
A home for young men away from
home. Comfortable Reading Room.
Library, Game Room, Billiards, Hot
and Cold Shower Baths, Gymnasium
and efficient instruction.
Manitoba Free Press on file for
Middle West visitors.
40 BROAD  STREET.
C. H. TITE & CO.
PAINTERS, PAPER-HANGERS
Wall Paper from aj^c up.
No old stock. Estimates given.
Prices Cheaper than ever.
COR. YATES AND BROAD STS.
The SILVER SPRING BREWERY, Ltd.
BREWERS OP
ENGLISH ALE AND STOUT
The Highest Grade Malt and Hops Used in Manufacture.
PHOP'E _9_. VICTORI/
WHY   NOT   HAVE   THE   BEST
THE REPUTATION OF
James Buchanan & Co's SCOTCH WHISKIES
Is world-wide, and  stands for the BEST that can be produced.
The following brands are for sale by all the leading dealers:
RED SEAL VERY OLD LIQUEUR SCOTCH
ROYAL HOUSEHOLD BLACK AND WHITE
RADIGER & JANION, Sole AfMtt fer B.C.
LAST CALL
You know the old saw about "Procrastination."
Are You the Man
Who early in the spring promised to
TREAT  THE  HOUSE
To a new coast of paint?
Said you would, soon as the weather settled.
If the sale of paints and brushes is any kind of barometer, you
can "bank" on an almost unbroken spell of fine weather. Our
tremendous sales predict it.
It's just a little bit "strenuous" to apply color later on during
the hot days of July;  now it's a pleasure.
We have the PARTICULAR PAINT for the PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.
II
S.&W." BRANDS
None other quite so good.
HOUSEPAINT,   ROOF PAINT,   FLOOR PAINT,
PORCH PAINT,   CARRIAGE PAINT,   ENAMELS.
PAINT AND VARNISH BRUSHES.    STEP LADDERS,
Everything for the Job.
E. G. PRIOR &e©..
Corner Government and Johnson Streets    -     Victoria, B.C.
LTD.
LTY.
You can always      __      -^    It tastes different
tell an M. B. cU-mi jV|#    Q^     than others.
Union Made. {d I fl si 1*
Havana Filler.       WII|C1I
Made by S. A. Bantly, Victoria, B. C.
Two Sizes.
Sold Everywhere.
MAPS
OF
Timber and Land.
The   kind   that   show   what's
taken   up   and   what's   vacant.
Electric Blue Print & Map Co.
Electric   Blue   Print   and   Map   Co.
1218 Langley Street
Victoria. B. C.
COAL.
J. KINGHAM ft CO.,
Victoria Agents for the Nanaimo
Vollieries
New Wellington Coal.
The  best  household  coal  in  the
market at current rates.
Anthracite Coal for sale.
34 Broad Street. Phone 647
VICTORIA. B.C.
The days are getting Warm.
THE
WILSON BAR
Is Comfortable.
VISIT IT.
648 Yates St., Victoria, B. C.
Leave Your Baggage Checks at tl
Pacific Transfer Co
No. 4 FORT ST.
VICTORIA
Phone 249.       A. E. KENT, Proprh
LLOYD   &   CO.,   practical   chinn
cleaners, 716 Pandora  St.    Ch:
neys can be cleaned without m
ing an ellova mess.    Try us
be convinced.
Phone A476. NUF SE THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908
if
Social and        *
Personal, t
Ir. J. Bridgeman and Mr. Phipps
cruising among the islands.
* *   *
liss B. Keast is visiting friends in
■Hand.
* *   *
■Irs. R. B. McMicking will not re-
re during the summer months.
* *   *
Ir. W. Pike spent a few clays in
ittle last week.
* *   *
Ir. Howard Potts returned from
icouver on Wednesday's boat.
* *   *
Irs. Hickey and the Misses Hickey
last Monday for Seattle.
•fc * *
Ir. Whiting paid a flying visit to
ttle last week.
* *   *
Irs. Protheroe leaves for Vancou-
the latter part of this week.
¥        *        *
'he marriage of Miss Marie Gaudin
Mr. Roger Wilby takes place on
115th at St. Saviour's.
'*   *   *
\r. Darrell Hanington, of Rock
is staying with his parents for a
ft holiday.
* *   *
tiss Phyllys Mason went over to
■couver   this   week  to   stay   with
lids and to attend the ball.
* *    #
Ir. J. R. Anderson leaves next week
ICowichan Lake, where he will be
|guest of Mr. W. Monteith.
* *   *
Irs. George Powell, of Vancouver,
le over to Victoria to attend the
len jubilee of St. Ann's Convent.
I *   *    *
|rs. Jas. Harvey is enjoying a few
ks at  Shawnigan Lake, and is a
tt at the Strathcona.
* *   *
Irs. H. B. Good returned early in
Iwcck from a  two    weeks'    visit
It in Nanaimo.
* *   «
Ir. A. S. Gore returned from a
|iess trip to Vancouver last Suii-
* *   *
I'V.  St. John Payne has returned
a very pleasant trip spent in the
|r country.
* *   *
|ss Joan Walker has returned
Vancouver, where she has been
|ig a few visits.
* *   *
ilonel and Mrs. Landes and the
les Landes, of Seattle, are the
Its of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Roberts,
[ette avenue.
* *   *
Irs. Peter Lampman, who has been
Iding the last three months in
land and on the continent, re-
pd home last Saturday.
* *   *
lie engagement has been an-
liced of Mr. Arthur Payne Le
Ir and Miss Ruby Rowcroft,
Miter of Col. and Mrs. Rowcroft,
liis city.
* *   *
!ie many friends of Mr. C. E.
ey will be delighted to hear that
operation he underwent for his
has been most successful. Mr.
Mrs. Pooley left early last month
Germany, where the former went
ceive treatment.
* *   *
ong the numerous picnicers to
jichan Bay on Wednesday's ex-
ion   were   Miss   Agnes   McKay,
Aleen McKay, Mr.   and   Miss
rave, Mrs. A. W. Bridgeman and
en, Mrs. Hasell, Mrs. Solly, Mrs.
nt and children, Mr. and Mrs. A.
enden and children, Mr. and Mrs.
[imont Boggs and family, Misses
n, Monteith, Mrs. Stevenson,
\N. Newcombe, Mr. Cookson, Mr.
chard, Mr. J. Musgrave, Mr. Le
Miss Rowcroft, Mr. Rowcroft,
|;s  Le  Sueur,  Mr.  H.  Gladding,
Brown, Mr. C. Jenkinson, Miss
jiusa, Mr. Sparks, Miss Moreley,
IjVtoreley, Mr. George Harvey, Mr.
Mrs. Finlayson, Mr. and Mrs.
ier, Mrs. Rogers, Miss Doris Har-
nd others.
A very pretty wedding was solemnized on Tuesday last at Christ Church
Cathedral by the Rev. Archdeacon
Scriven and the Rev. Canon Beanlands, when Miss Gladys Etta Laye
Rant and Mr. Guy Wilfred Marriott
were joined in the holy bonds of
matrimony. The bride looked beautiful in a dainty gown of crepe de
chine, carrying a bouquet of white
roses and maidenhair fern. Dr. La-
valle capably supported the groom,
while the Misses Evelyn, Dorothy,
Muriel and Majorie Rant made four
very charming brides' maids. All were
attired in simple frocks of pale blue
and carried bouquets of pink roses.
The flower girls, Misses Audrey and
Gwynctte Rant, both sisters of the
bride, wore white frocks and carried
baskets of roses. The groom's gift to
the bride was a very handsome nee'
lace and cross of diamonds and sapphires and to thc brides' maids pearl
brooches. After the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of
the bride's parents. The happy couple
left for Seattle by the afternoon boat.
Iron Master Mineral Group, consisting
"Ironmaster," "Iron King," "Iron
Prince," "Ironmaster's Son" and
"Grip On Iron" Mineral Claims.
Situate in Port Renfrew District, Victoria Mining Division.
Where Located—Extending East and
West from Bentley Creek.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Harrie G.
Ross, for myself, Free Miner's Certificate No. B22830, and associate Trustees
of the above Mineral Group, viz., John
Bentley, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B23050; John William Fisher, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 23101; John Berryman, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B23038; and Thomas J. Plimley, Free
Miner's Certificate No. B23040, intend
60 days from the date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certificate
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th day of June, A.D. 1908.
June 20 HARRIE G. ROSS.
'Elijah" and "Benjamin" Mineral Claims
Situate in Port Renfrew District, Victoria Mining Division.
Where located—Immediately east of
Bugaboo Creek and Seven Miles from
San Juan Harbour.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Harrie G.
Ross, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B22830, Agent for The Bentley Iron
Mining Co., Ld., Free Miner's Certificate
No. B22821, intend 60 days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certlflcate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claims.
Dated this 10th day of June, A.D. 1908.
June 20 HARRIE G. ROSS.
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"Companies Act, 1897."
I HEREBY CERTIFY that "The Timber Investment Company" has this day
been registered as an Extra-Provincial
Company under the "Companies Act,
1897," to carry out or effect all or any
of the objects of the Company to which
the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head ofllce of the Company ls
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The amount of the capital of the
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dollars, divided into three thousand
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The head ofllce of the Company in
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Thomas Bamford, clerk, whose address
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Company. Not empowered to Issue and
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The time of the existence of the Company is fifty years, from the 8th day of
February, 1908.
The Company Is limited.
Given under my hand and seal of
office at Victoria, Province of British
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thousand nine hundred and eight.
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Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
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To manufacture, buy, and sell timber
and timber products; to buy, lease, ot
otherwise acquire and to hold real estate
and timber In the State of Washington
and elsewhere, and the same to sell,
mortgage, lease and dispose of; to erect,
operate, sell and dispose of water-works
for the supply 6T water-power and water
for domestic purposes, electric power
plants; to buy, build, lease and otherwise acquire and operate, if necessary
and desirable, tug-boats and freight and
passenger steamers; to carry on the
business of selling real estate on commission and doing a general real estate
and timber brokerage business; to loan
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deemed advisable and to the best interests of the Corporation; to buy, sell
and deal In all kinds of merchandise.
June 20
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Normal School, Vancouver.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Normal School, Vancouver,"
will be received by the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner up to noon of Wednesday,
the 15t hJuly, 1908, for the erection
and completion of the Normal School
at  Vancouver.
Drawings, specifications, and contract
form may be seen on and after the 22nd
of June, 1908, at the offlce of the Public
Works Engineer, the Lands and Works
Department, Victoria, and at the office
of Messrs. Pearce & Hope, Architects,
Vancouver, B.C.
Each proposal shall be accompanioa
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of
Canada, made payable to the Hon. the
Chief Commissioner of Lands ana
Works, in the sum of one thousand
($1,000) dollars, which shall be forfeited if the party tendering decline to
enter into contract when called upon to
do os. The cheques or certificates of
unsuccessful tenderers will bc returned
to them upon the execution of the contract.
The cheque of the successful tenderer
will be returned upon his furnishing a
bond satisfactory to the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner in the sum of fifteen
thousand ($15,000) dollars, for the due
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No tender will be considered unless
made out on the form supplied, signed
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furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
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Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 16th June, 1908.
June 20
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NOTICE is hereby given that Raymond Bellenger Punnett, of Victoria.
B.C., broker, has been appointed new
attorney of "The Timber Investment
Company" tn the place of Thomas Bamford.
Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 8th day
of  June,   1908.
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the most sincere desire that it should
be effective, but the only result was
to lash myself into a state of excitement and to precipitate sleeplessness. Then I am told that it requires practice, and a course of training which i am quite willing to believe.
Sporting
Comment.
Since my last remarks 1 am pleased
to see that the local baseball club has
My own conclusion is that only one  anexed  two  more   scalps,  and  both
have been fairly good games. The
Athletics of Seattle and the Ballard
team are as strong as any semi-professional nines on the Sound, and to
lower the colors of both these is
something to be proud of.
Although all the runs in the game
against the Athletics were made  on
person in several millions would be
likely to possess this special and peculiar   gift.    On   the other hand I
think it must be admitted that we do
not   sufficiently   appreciate   the   in-
liuence which mind does  exert over
matter.    We do not realize how frequently   our   bodily  ills   are   due   to ________________mm
mental maladies. Every doctor knows, errors, a comparison of the play will
for instance, how nervousness dis- show that the local team were en-
organizes the digestive functions, with titled to the game on their play,
thc result that the food fails to nour- owing to the fact that the Victoria
ish, and the body loses its vigour, boys not only had more hits than
then with reduced vitality almost any their opponents, but thep also had
ills may follow. The common advice more hits stopped. In thc game with
in such cases is "pull yourself to- Ballard the superior batting of the
gether," a recognition of the fact that home team was responsible for tht
medical science can do nothing with- victory, although the smart fielding on
out the assistance of the patient, and the part of the local representatives
that assistance lies in the exercise of  had considerable to do with keeping
will power. the score down'
The best illustration of this, and The attendance at the Saturday
one which must be regarded as auth- game was very small, and while
oritative is the case of Hezekiah, there was an increase for Dominion
who in a moment of depression turned Day it was not as large as it should
his face to thc wall to die. Gold have been when the class of ball that
seekers who trekked northwards on is being played is taken into consid-
that terrible Edmonton trail in 1897 eration. This afternoon the locals
tell of strong, healthy, able-bodied are playing in Port Angeles, and an-
men who deliberately laid down on other victory is expected,
the trail and died, simply because In connection with these games
••THP WPPW" PI IRI KHINO  tnev were depressed to the verge of  the management of the local club has
inc wcciv    ruDuianinu ^/^ ^ ^ t_._._   ^   di._p_ been charged with   bringing   weak
pointments. I well recall the case of Mams to this city to play the locals,
one man, a carpenter, who when all when it is known that an easy victory
the baggage ' and food had been is assured. I have followed baseball
washed away, positively refused to on the Sound very carefully this sea-
budge an inch.    There was nothing  son, and from my observations I con-
 —  the matter with him; he was not even  sider that the teams that have been
W. BLAKEMORE..Manager and Editor i,ungrjPi nor was his strength reduced  brought to this city are the strongest
by fasting, but when he saw the mis- outside of the regular league teams
hap he concluded that there was noth- of any on the Sound. A perusal of
ing anead of him but starvation and the list of 'games that arc booked
deliberately threw up the sponge. He will show that the management is ex-
died as he deserved. "ting every effort to bring first-class
On the other hand there are thous- nines to this city, and when it is
ands of illustrations of sick persons stated that among the teams with
given up by the doctors who deter- whom the management is in cora-
nrned tliat they wouldn't die, and munication with at present is the
they are living to-day. When all is Vancouver team, which lately has
said and done, the vital spark of made such a remarkable showing in
which we heur so much is not physi- the race for the championship of the
cal, it is an emanation of the will. I northwestern league. This game is
cannot pursue this subject further, not an assured fact, but inducements
and these lilies are intended to be are being offered this team for a
rather suggestive than exhaustive, but game some Monday afternoon. This
my readers will easily see how the is the only day on which one of the
principle applies to much more than league teams can play outside
a question of sickness and health, and matches, and if it should so happen
how it dominates human projects that the game is arranged, it will be
and schemes, and must be in its very necessary for the people who are now
essence the ruling force of human life, complaining of weak teams to aug-
No man is beaten as long as he wills
to light, there is a sense in which it
is equally true that no man dies as
long as he wills to live.
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Mind and Matter.
1 hope the habitual reader of this
column will not be alarmed at thc
title. 1 am not about to enter into
any learned disquisition of a philosophical character. If any of my readers are anxious for such a course of
study I can furnish them with a list
of the most up-to-date works treating the subject on a scientific basis,
but I want to make a few casual remarks from a popular standpoint. I
am incited thereto by the persistency
with which so called faith healers,
Christian Scientists and other select
coteries, thc product of twentieth
century enlightenment, are forcing thc
subject to the front.
Not that there is anything new in
thc theory that mind has an influence
ou matter, but its votaries have vastly extended the application of the
theory until their conclusions if logically followed would lead to the abandonment of many excellent curative
methods and a substitution of a cult
for developing hypnotism. I was furnished thc other day with an excellent recipe for allaying worry.
What would not such a recipe bc
worth if it could be effectively applied at will, worry kills more men
than work, poison or old age, to say
nothing of strong drink and ice
cream. How many times have we
read "don't worry," and how many
thousands of times havc we tried not
to worry, and yet whenever things go
wrong we worry just thc same as
ever.
Then we are told that worry dosn't
J§lMCnrvt<^.
A CRITIC OF SOCIALISM.
ment the attendance considerably.
On several occasions I have referred to the neglect of the local daily
papers in not giving their readers the
latest sporting news. On those occasions I referred particularly to the
scores of the northwest baseball
league, but as yet nothing has been
done, for the scores do not appear.
Although the daily press does not
consider this of sufficient importance
to publish, I am informed that at
least two well known resorts for gentlemen have arranged to have the
bulletined every afternoon.
Thc latest neglect on the part of the
President Roosevelt and his admirers will doubtless welcome the little
book which thc Macmillans have just scorces
published under thc title "The Prob*
lems and Perils of Socialism." The morning daily is the failure to pub-
author is Mr. J. St. Loe Strachey, lish the results of the games in Van-
editor of the Spectator, and probably couver on Dominion Day in which
the most influential English defender Victoria clubs took part,
of Mr. Roosevelt's policies. The book Thc Victoria intermediate lacrosse
is fittingly dedicated to President team visited Vancouver on that day,
pay, well of ocurse it doesn't, every- Roosevelt, "not because of personal and not a word was said until the
body knows that, but people don't friendship nor out of private regard, news was two days' old. The same
worry  because  they  believe it pays,  though these would have been reasons can be said of the gun clubs, which
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Handicap Tournament
Opens on the Belcher Street Grounds at 2.30
TO-DAY
and will continue next week.
Admission Free except to the Finals when a charge of 50c.
is made to non.members.
Westminster teams tells us  of very to  this  city  I shall  be  considerat
rough work, and from   a   gentleman surprised. UMPIRE
who knows the game and witnessed
this particular match, I learn that it B
was disgraceful.   Until   referees   arc r 6o not boast that at my door
appointed who are ready to have the 5'* co'nl,ne>'ce 'ays an affluent store
vv , -Not that, before the stranger s eyes,
laws  of the  game  enforced as  they Imposing mansions, clustering, rise.
Viotoria.
should be, there will be rough play,
and as long as the rough play con-
and most people would be very glad  ,-imply sufficient," but because he re-  sent representatives to the shoot  in jtinues the Canadian national game will
to pay a good price to get cured of garc]s the President as one of the most  Vancouver, while the victory of the
But mine is wealth of greater wort
The opulence of fairest earth.
Gold, unalloyed, in matchless daw
And emeralds in my unfenced law
the habit. Since I know that thc recipe was given in good faith, and had
been successfully applied by the person who sent it, I dare, not comment
other than with respect, and so as not
to arouse the risibilities of the Philistines I will not repeat it, beyond
suggesting that it involves a gradual
relaxing of all the muscles of the body
at will, and a yielding to the soothing
influence supposed to follow in consequence. To put it shortly it simply
means thc exercise of sufficient will
power to produce bodily torpor, with
sufficient faith to believe that peace
of mind will follow.    I tried it with
convinced and most powerful oppon- local cricketers over    the    Mainland
cuts of socialism.    The volume is a players received as much attention as
reprint of a scries of "Letters to a can be given in three lines.    This is
Working Man" which appeared in the certainly a case of newspapers being
Spectator,    and    which  embody  the up to date.
author's view that socialism would im- The defeat of Dr. Roller, the Seattle
peril thc safety of the state by break- wrestler,    at    the    hands  of  Frank
ing down the character of the citizens,
and by drying up the sources of national wealth.
matter
Farmer—"Sometliin'     the
with thc machine?"
Voice (from under tlie auto)—Xo;
I just crawled under here to get out
of the sun.
Gotch was, as I expected, and although I have never seen either man
in action, T learn on good authority
that from the showing that was made
by Roller in his previous matches
hc had no license whatever to take
on Gotch.
Thc account of thc lacrosse match
between thc    Vancouver    and    New
suffer.   At the annual meteing of the  y do not boast my heart affor(Js       ■
A changeling love to teeming hordes
Nor  that, In turbulence, I  run
A restless race from sun to sun.
B. C. Lacrosse Association official
referees were appointed to fill these
positions, but up till the present I
have heard of only one game when
two officials regularly appointed were
in charge. If the executive of the association was to get busy the referees
might be made to do their work prop-
erly.
The victory of the Victoria Cricket
Club over the Vancouver players did
not come as any surprise to me, for
I have maintained all season that the
local club is stronger this season than
it has been for some years, and if
it  dues  not  bring the  championship
But perfumed airs my gardens gr|
And sapphirine waves my beaches bi
And on their sun-kissed bosoms li<
The mirrored gleam of turquoise si
stand
touched
Far prouder cities, roaring,
Where beauty's hand ne'er
land. __________________________
But,   careless  of  their  braggart  sne
I lure their wearied peoples here.
—Alfred Hustwick
No Chance to Kick.
Ostend—"Does money talk, pa?"
Pa—"No, my son.    If money cot
talk the new $10 gold pieces would
out a wail about the Indian in pa
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it any moment you honour us with a call.   If placed end-on they would reach from here to Port Angeles and
part of the way back;   they would cover the centre of twenty-five miles of sidewalks.   What is perhaps more
astonishing still is the fact that we have as much more on order and long before the weft which is now busily
plying across the English looms reaches us, the present forty-four thousand  yards  will  be  reduced  to   a
minimum.   A great quantity goes into the beautiful homes of Victoria and district,  another  portion helps to
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Venezuela.
l/ritten specially for The Week, by
an ex-Resident.)
'What will be the eventual outcome
the  trouble  between   the   United
Iites and Venezuela?"
important as this question is, it has
t much of its interest and its attrac-
n for the ordinary person owing
the fact that it has been before
public so long,    lt must be more
(m  seven years,  speaking  roughly,
ice  the States and Venezuela lirst
gan to disagree, but it was not until
priani Castro,   the    strongest and
ist    unscrupulous    President    that
mezuela ever possessed ruled, that
•itters became very serious.    Since
5 accession, for accession is the only
3rd which fully conveys to the out-
le public the despotic power which
is   extraordinary   man   wields,   the
domatic situation between the two
untries has bordered upon the gro-
[sque.    On the one hand we find a
ipublic,   with  a  population   of  less
Ian 300,000, an army of 8,000 men,
credit, rotten government and end-
Is possibilities, defying a nation of
sr 80,000,000 people with an army
i a navy in proportion to its popu-
ion.   On the other hand this great
,ver  has  suffered a  baby  republic
insult her throughout a long term
[years, has allowed her citizens to
i ejected, her debts to remain un-
Id and herself to be an object of
usement to the other great Powers,
t is true that from time to time
United States has made protests,
they  have  proved  abortive   and
•e been contemplated by the Presi-
il (if Venezuela with good-humour-
contempt.   Occasionally messages
received over the wires which in-
fliatc that something would be done
within a few days and that the United
States would obtain her just claims,
but no result has followed. One of
these spasms of abortive activity, ,if
the paradox may be admitted, has
taken place during the last few days
when the U. S. has threatened to
practically boycott all Venezuelan
trade as far their territories are concerned. Like others, tllis appalling
threat has not been taken seriously by
the President or the people of Venezuela and the despoilers of the vast
capital of the Bermudez Asphalt
Company sleep undisturbed.
The reasons that the republic of
Venezuela has been able to assume
and to keep up this extraordinary attitude of contempt for the United
States and for the rest of the powers,
are many. One of the foremost is
the whole-hearted apathy with which
the people of the country regard their
own affairs and the affairs of the
world. Spanish as they are by origin,
by language and by tradition, there
is nothing which can arouse any degree of interest in their minds. The
eternal "Manana," that ever blessed
tomorrow upon which the Spaniard
will do everything, is not only their
shibboleth, it is their creed, condensed
into une word. Even when Presidents have been shot in the capital
city and when aspiring ministers of
state have been swiftly and silently
hurried away to the dark dungeons
of the prison which stands in the
swamps of Maracibo, the common
herd have shown no concern. The
soldiers themselves, unless driven into action at the point of the bayonet,
would sooner enjoy a siesta rather
than face the enemy at any stage of
the game. How much more tnen is
it unreasonable to expect them to interest themselves in a matter in which
a foreign country is concerned, when
they are too lazy to  interest tliem-
selves in revolutions which are of
their own making.
The personality of Castro is overwhelming and permeates the land.
Never in the history of the country,
since Simon Bollivar Liberator, delivered Venezuela from the despotism
of Spain in 1810 has a president lived
long enough to complete his term 01
office. The bullet, the sword, or the
poison have ended his career. But
Castro has proved himself to be invulnerable so far, and more than that
he has taken such revenge upon those
who have endeavoured to interfere
with him, that the exciting business
of fomenting revolutions has lost its
attraction, even for the most reckless.
To summarize the attitude of the
people.    It amount to this:
"Jt is Castro. Let him do as
seemeth good unto him."
One fact which can bc accepted
with reference to thc situation as it
stands today is that whatever promises Castro may make, whatever
agreements he may enter into, whatever compacts he may conclude he
will not adhere to one of them.
It is as useless to expect His Excellency of Venezuela to keep his
word in International matters as it
would be to expect that the waters of
the earth would ascend the mountains.
With an army which is not equipped, with a navy which consists of
six ships, five of which have been sold
tu him by other nations after they
have been condemned as unseaworthy,
with a depreciated currency and an
exhausted credit, Castro is in the
happy and irresponsible position of
the insolvent gambler who can afford
to take every risk that the game may
contain in the pleasing consciousness
that he has nothing to lose .and everything to win.
If the annexation of Venezuela to
the United States had been politically
possible it would have happened some
time ago, but unfortunately both for
Venezuela and for the United States
it does not seem to be an event which
can be brought about. The country
of Venezuela, covers an area of 599,-
166 square miles and throughout all
this vast territory only 370 miles of
railways have been built. This one
statement is sufficient to show that
it is entirely undeveloped. And yet
the country itself is one of the richest
in the world. There is no species of
tropical produce which does not flourish within it and thc few prospectors
who have penetrated into the interior
have returned saying that its mineral
resources are unequalled. Its Northern Coast line extends for hundreds
of miles and although in parts the
mountains make it a matter of difficulty to bring the produce down to
the Coast, nevertheless there arc
places where ports cutild be established without serious trouble and the
distance to the Gulf of Mexico is but
trilling. And this marvellous country is practically a waste and barren
land as far as the exploiting of its
resources is concerned.
The one and only satisfactory solution to the difficulty which exists between the United States and Venezuela is annexation. There is not nor
can there ever be any other satisfactory ending. Even if Castro should
d.e suddenly at the hands of his numerous and vindictive enemies another President would arise whose
methods would be mure involved and
whose unscrupulousness would be
more intensified even than are the
methods and unscrupulousness of the
Dictator of today. The term of office
which may be enjoyed by any of the
Government officials of the Republics
of South America is so short and the
chance of prolonged life so insecure
that   perforce   the   only   satisfactory
way in which they can make use of
any power which may happen to come
their way is to embark upon a short
and strenuous course of pillage, plunder and murder, regardless of the
interest of the people whom they are
supposed to govern, and regardless of
the ethics which govern the lives of
ordinary men.
A strong stand such as has been
recommended by Secretary Root to
the Congress at Washington, when
he advised that the trade of Venezuela
should be crippled as far as it lies
within the power of the United States
to do so, may bring President Castro
to his senses for a short space of time
and may cause him to issue his orders
to the judges of the Supreme Court
of Venezuela to reverse tlieir decision
in the matter of the Bermudez Company.
This, I say, may happen, but even
so, it will be only a temporary lull in
a storm which, although intermittent,
is also recurring. At the next opportunity, and Castro is one of the most
expert opportunists who ever entered
into the devious paths of diplomacy,
Castro will discover another excuse
for looting the hated foreigner and
the whole trouble will occur once
more to be patched up ill the same
unsatisfactory manner. As long as
Venezuela is a Republic, as long as
she is permitted to misgovern herself,
so long will she be an ever-present
source of trouble, not only to the
United State.-, of America but to any
other nation whose subjects endeavour to trade within her gates.
Joseph Rauer of St. Louis confided
his saloon to the vigilance of a bulldog whicli intelligently allowed a
burglar to steal ;dl the valuables in
it while repulsing a policeman who
was disposed to interfere! THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908.
Correspondence.
LAND SETTLEMENT.
Victoria, B. C, June io, 1908.
Editor Week:
Sir,—In yesterday's issue of the
Colonist an editorial appears criticising an article in the News-Advertiser re the settlement of the lands of
the Province, in which it says in
part: We are asked why the government cannot be its own organization agent, and make the profit itself?
This question can be readily answered
by those who take the trouble to investigate the matter. Such persons
know that it is quite impossible for a
government to act successfully in colonization lines, that is in soliciting
people and locating them on farms,
and as for the profit we do not believe it would be possible for a government to do colonization work and
make any money out of it, and continues its article favouring the handing over of our lands to colonization
companies. Now, sir, if the editor of
the Colonist would apply his advice to
others to take the trouble to investigate to himself he would find that it
has been the government and not the
colonization companies that has given
the impetus to investigation and settlement of the government lands, and
that the colonization companies only
stepped in to reap the benefit of the
foundation laid and the work being
carried on by the government. If we
go back to the earliest history of
Canada, when the king of France
handed over large tracts of land to
individuals and companies for colonization purposes, were they not a
failure so far as colonization was concerned, but a very fat thing for the
individual or company; and later havc
we not got the experience of the province of Ontario, with the Canada
Land Company, and later still, what
were the results from the number of
land and colonization companies organized for the settlement of the lands
of Manitoba and the Northwest in the
eighties? Were they not all dismal
failures so far as colonization was
concerned? It must uot bc thought
for a moment that the large immigration into these provinces to the east of
us is the work of colonization or land
companies. These companies which
secured immense tracts of land at unreasonably low prices and made colos-
sial fortunes by selling to the incoming settler at greatly advanced
prices, only came into existence within the last seven years. After the Dominion government and the government of Manitoba had agents, both in
Great Britain and the United States
for over twenty years and advertising
the country and working up immigration, and so soon as it became evident to a number of shrewd business
men that the tide of settlement had set
in for Manitoba and the Northwest,
they stepped in, secured the land and
acted merely as salesmen and guides
and pocketed the profits, lt is a crying shame and a matter that savours
of something worse than business incapacity, that both the Dominion government and the government of Manitoba, after spending large sums of
money in securing settlers should
havc handed them over to be fleeced
by wily speculators to their own loss.
The question in a nutshell is if the
land was only worth one dollar and
twenty-live cents to two dollars and
fifey cents per acre the prices at
which they were sold to the land
companies, why was it not sold on
settlement conditions to the actual
settler at these prices? If it was
worth the twelve to twenty dollars
per acre which these companies received from the settler, why should
not the governments have secured
those prices themselves?
Now, sir. I think the editor
of the Colonist, whom we know to
he intelligent, progressive and up to
date in his views nn public questions,
and I believe favours municipal and
government ownership of public utilities, must have heen a little befos-
siled or befagged when he wrote that
article, or it would never have appeared in print. Is this not an age
when the most conservative men are
favouring government ownership    nf
railways and other public utnlities,
even to purchasing them of the companies owning them? if the government can find men qualified to manage and operate difficult propositions,
wily can they not find men to handle
tlie simplest of all the land which tliey
now possess/ is it not refreshing to
be asked to hand over our public domain for a mere pittance to private
corporations while the government of
Great Britain is advancing large sums
of money to buy out their landlords?
Now I do not propose advising tne
government, as 1 think they are quite
capable of dealing witli the question.
But I would suggest for the benefit of
tiie Colonist a means by which our
lands might be administered for the
benefit of both the settler and tlie
province. The government has at
present a number of survey and exploring parties at work throughout
tlie new districts. On their reports
being filed the most advantageous
parts for immediate settlement should
be opened up by the building ot good
roads from the nearest points of
either railway or water communication; a department of immigration organized in connection with, say, the
land department, with a competent,
experienced man at the head of it. Increase the staff sufficient in Great
Britain to reach the farming districts,
especially in Scotland and Ireland, and
open oliices in some of the principal
railway centres in the United States.
Supply them with honest, straightforward literature, and when necessary
send competent guides to assist settlers in locating their lands. But you
say this means greater expense. I
answer no greater than it would be
for a private company, and is our
province not as wealthy as any of
those companies. Does not the
United States, and I think the Dominion governments not consider that
every adult male citizen added to our
population adds one thousand dollars
to the. wealth of the nation? But regardless of this last fact this proposition, instead of being a tax on the
other revenues of the Province can
be made not only self-sustaining but
a large revenue producer, and at the
same time provide lands for the settler at less than half the prices
charged by the land companies. To
meet this expense I would leave the
pre-emption law as it is, issue grazing
leases and permits for cutting hay at
reasonable rates and raise the price of
sale from two dollars and fifty cents
per acre to five dollars, and that on
conditions of settlement and sell on
tiems of, say, six or ten annual instalments with interest at six per cent.
As 1 understand it the government
has sufficient money on hand, otherwise I would suggest the issuing of
four per cent, bonds for the purpose
which could be now sold at par. This
proposition holds out greater inducements to the settler, while the Province receives the profits instead of the
speculator.
Yours truly,
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Sir,—Permit me to congratulate you
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brought about would in my opinion
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credulous, confiding women aud children, who display a larger measure
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the United States of America, the
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facts (?) and the deductions were so
astounding to me that I looked into
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Sargeant's statistics from the Labour
Bureau at Washington to find that the
average for typistes is $30 per month
—not $100. The fact that the divorce
average in thc States is higher than
anywhere else in the world would
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NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
|AKE  NOTICE  that  John   Gaffeney,
|St.  Paul,   Minn.,  occupation  Gentle-
.   intends  to  apply  for permission
I purchase   the   following   described
lommencing at a post planted at the
|theast   corner   of   section   8,   Town-
north   of   township   12,   range   5,
lidrier survey, Nechaco Valley, thence
Ith SO ehains; thence west 80 ehains;
lnce south  80 chains; thence east 80
lins to place of beginning.
bated April rd, 1908.
20 JOHN GAFFENEY.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
pAKE  NOTICE  that V.  J.  Swanson,
J St.  Paul,  Minn.,  occupation Gentle-
In, intends to apply for permission to
Vchase the following described lands-.
Dommencing at a post planted at the
utheast corner of section 5, township
rth of township 12, range 6, Poudrier
rvey, Neehaeo Valley, thence north 80
tins;  thence  west  80  chains',   thenee
uth 80 chains;  thence east 80 chains
[place of commencement.
Bated   April   3rd,   11)08.
no 20 V. J. SWANSON.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
tAKE NOTICE that E. W. MacKenzie,
Winnipeg,   Man.,  occupation  Barris-
I, intends to apply for permission to
rchase the following described lands:
Kommencing at a post planted at the
Ithwest  corner  of  section  18,  town-
Ip north of township 12, range 5, Fouler   survey,   Neehaeo  Valley;   thence
rth 80 chains: thence east 80 chains;
lnce south 80 chains; thence west 80
lins to place of commencement.
Bated April lst, 1908.
lie 20 E. W. MACKENZIE.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
tAKE  NOTICE  that  E.  L.  Braekin,
IChatham,  Ont., occupation Barrister,
lends to apply for permission to pur-
Ise the following desoribed lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
Ithwest corner of section 7, township
Ith of township 12, range 5, Poudrier
Ivey, Nechaco Valley; thence north 80
lins;  thence  east  80  chains;  thenee
|th 80 chains; thence west 80 ohalns
.point of commencement,
fated April lst, 1908.
le 20 E. L. BEACKIN.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineea.
|AKE NOTICE that Ethel Patmore,
Cranbrook, B.C., occupation Married
nan, Intends to apply for permission
I purchase the following described
hs:
lommencing at a post planted at the
Ithwest eorner of seotion 6, township
fh of township 12, range 5, Poudrier
vey, Nechaco Valley, thence north
Lhains; thence east 80 chains; thence
Ith 80 chains; thence west 80 ehains
lilace of commencement.
fated March  31st,  1908.
|e 20 ETHEL PATMOBE.
NECHACO LAND DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
IAKE NOTICE that Ethel Elizabeth
■more of Cranbrook, B.C., occupation
Tried Woman, intends to apply for
Inission to purchase the following
Bribed lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
Iheast corner of section 1, township
lh of township 13, range 5, Poult- survey, Nechaco Valley; thence
lh 80 ehains; thence west 80 chains',
Ice south 80 chains; thence east 80
Ins to point of commencement,
larch lst, 1908.
TITHEL  ELIZABETH  PATMOBE.
20
| NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
*vKE  NOTICE  that  Alex  Cochrane,
Iroronto,  Ont., occupation Barrister,
Inds to apply for permission to pur-
te the following described  lands:
Immencing at a post planted at the
Iheast corner of section 2, township
lh of township 13, range 5, Poudrier
ley, Nechaco Valley, thence north 80
Ins; thence west 80 chains;  thence
lh  80  chains; thence east 80 chains
loint of commencement,
larch 31st,  1908.
i 20 ALEX COCHEANE.
I NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
■VICE NOTICE that Charles Garrow
Boderich, Ont., occupation Barrister,
fids to apply for permission to pur-
le the following described  lands:
Immencing at a post planted at the
Iheast  corner of section  ,  township
111 of township 13, range 6, Poudrier
ley, Nechaco Valley, tiience north 80
Ins;  thence west  80 chains;  thence
lh 80 cliains;  thence east 80 chains
loint of commencement.
>rch 31st, 1908.
20 CHAELES GAEEOW.
ship north of township 13, range 6,
Poudrier survey, Nechaco Valley; thenee
north 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
thence south SO chains', thence east SO
chains  to point of commencement.
April lst, 1908.
June 20 H. T. BLACKBUBN.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that A. A. Magee of
Toronto, Ont., occupation Barrister, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northeast oorner of section 10, township
north of township 13, range 6, Poudrier
survey, Nechaco Valley; thence south 80
chains; thence west 80 ohains; thenoe
north 80 ehains; thence east 80 chains
to point of commencement.
April lst, 1908.
June 20 A. A. MAGEE.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Lizzie Fickeisen,
of St. Louis, Mo., occupation Married
Woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northeast corner of the south half of
section 34, township 14, range 5, Nechaco Valiey; thence south 80 chains;
thence west SO chains; thence north 80
chains; thence east 80 chains to point of
commencement, and being the south half
of said section 34 and the north half of
section 27, township 14, range 5.
March 29th, 1908.
June   20 LIZZIE  FICKEISEN.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Ella Bamford,
of Berkeley, Cal., occupation Married
Woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner of section 26, township
14, range 5, Nechaco Valley; thenee
south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;
thence north 80 ehains; thence west 80
ehains to point of commencement.
March 29th, 1908.
June 20 ELLA BAMFOED.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Anton Olson, of
Saskatoon, Sask., occupation Farmer,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest, eorner and 80 ehains east
of Indian Beserve No. 4, on the south
shore of Fraser Lake; thence south 40
chains; thence east 80 chains; thence
north 40 chatns more or less to south
shore of Fraser Lake; thence following
said shore westward to place of beginning.
April 21st, 1908.
June 20 ANTON OLSON.
TAKE NOTICE that the British Columbia Canning Canning* Company, Limited, of London, England and Vietoria,
B.C., Salmon Canners and Sawmill Owners, intend to apply for permission to
lease the following described foreshore
and submerged land adjoining lot No.
3, Eange,  2, Coast District.
Commencing at a post marked "B.C.C.
Co., South Post," planted on Island,
forming part of said Lot No. 3, three
chains S. hi W. from the Church, situate on the Wannucl. Biver, Bivers Inlet, B.C., thence due west one-quarter
miie, thence due nort i oi.e-half mlle to
a post marked "B. C. C. Co., N.W.
Post," on the north shore of Elvers Inlet, thence along the shore one-quarter
mile due east, thence due south to island
first mentioned.
26th  April,  1908.
BEITISH COLUMBIA CANNING CO.,
May 2 D. McPhee, Agent.
TAKE NOTICE that the British Columbia Canning Company, Ltd., of London, England, and Victoria, B.C., Salmon Canners and Sawmill Owners, intend to apply for permission to lease the
following described foreshore and submerged land fronting lots Nos. 4, 10, and
14, range 2, Coast District:
Commencing at a post marked "B.C.C.
Co. N.E. Post," planted at the Southeast corner of the Victoria Cannery,
Elvers Inlet, at high water mark,
thence due west one-half mile, thence
in a southerly direction to the N, W.
corner of Lot No. 14, thence easterly
along the shore to point of commencement.
BEITISH COLUMBIA CANNING CO.,
May 2 D. McPhee. Agent. '
which, on the 28th day of November,
1907, was authorised and licensed to
carry on business within the Province
of British Columbia, is hereby authorised and licensed to carry out or effect
all or any of the additional objeots of
the Company to which the legislative
authority of the Legislature of British
Columbia  extends.
The head office of the Company is
situate at the Town of Auckland, in the
Province of Auckland, in the Colony
of New Zealand.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is one million flve hundrea
thousand pounds, divided into one hundred and fifty thousand shares of ten
pounds each.
The head ofllce of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria,
and James Hill Lawson, merchant,
whose address is Victoria, B.C., is the
attorney for  the Company.
Given under my hand and seal of
offlce at Victoria, Provinee of British
Columbia, this 14th day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Eegistrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The additional objects for which this
Company has been established and licensed are:—
To carry on every kind of insurance
and re-insurance business not including
ordinary life insurance, but including
insurance against death by accident,
and to re-insure or counter-insure every
kind of risk, and to do all such other
things as are incidental or conducive
to the attainment of those objects. To
acquire and undertake the whole or any
part of the business property and liabilities of any company carrying on any
business which this Company Is authorised to earry on.
June 27.
_im
IsAS
THE attention of the Lands and
Works Department having been directed
to tho fact that town lots in a town-
site named Prince Eupert, being a subdivision of Lot 642, Eange 5, Coast District, situated on the mainland between
the mouth of the Skeena Biver and
Kaien Island, are being ofl-ired for sale,
it has been deemed necessary to warn
the public that the said townsite is not
situated at the terminus of the Grand
Trunk Pacific Eailway, and is not the
townsite which is owned jointly by the
Government of British Columbia and
the Grand Trunk Pacific Eailway Company.
F. J. FULTON,
Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works,
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., May lst, 1908.
May 9
LAND BEGISTBY ACT.
To  T.  J.  Graham,  registered  and  assessed  owner  of   Lot   291,   Mount
Tolmie  Park,  Viotoria  District.
TAKE  NOTICE that application  has
been made to Eegister William Flannery
as the owner in fee simple of the above
lot  under  a  Tax  Sale  Deed   from  the
Assessor   of   the   District   of   Victoria,
dated  the  16th  of  January,   1903,  and
you  are  required  to  contest  the  claim
of the said William Flannery within 30
days  from the first publication  hereof.
Dated   at  Land  Eeglstry  Offlce,  Victoria,   British  Columbia,  this  12th  day
of May, 1908.
S. Y. WOOTTON,
May 16 Eegistrar General.
| NECHACO   LAND   DISTBICT.
District of Omineca.
fcKE  NOTICE  that  G.   S.  Hodgson
Toronto, Ontario, occupation Barrls-
IIntends to apply for permission to
Ihase the following described lands:
Immencing at a post planted at the
Iheast corner of section 12, township
lh of township 13, range 5, Poudrier
|ey, Nechaco Valley; thence nortli 80
thence  west  SO  chains;   thence
lh  SO chains;  thence east 80 chains
Joint  of commencement,
n-ll 1st, 1908.
20 G.  S. HODGSON.
I NECHACO   LAND   DISTEICT.
District of Omineca.
k.KE NOTICE that E. W. Matheson
Lucknow, Ont., occupation Commer-
fTraveller, intends to npply for per-
llon to purchase the following deled lands:
Immencing at a post planted at the
lieast corner of section 13, township
i   of   township   13,   range   5,   Pou-
survey, Nechaco   Valley;    thence
80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
le south 80 chains; thence east 80
Is  to  point  of commencement.
fril  lst,  1908.
20 E.  W.  MATHESON.
•-.ECHACO   LAND   DISTEICT.
District of Omineca.
|KE NOTICE that E.  M.  Flock of
on,  Ont.,  occupation  Barrister,  into  apply  for  permission   to  pur-
the following described lands:
Inmcnclng at a post planted at the
least   corner   of   section   11,   town-
north of township 13, range 5, Pou-
survey,   Nechaco   Valley;   thence
SO chains; thence west 80 chains;
i north  SO  chains;  thence east  80
to point of commencement,
l-ll 1st,  1908.
20 E. M. FLOCK.
COAST LAND DISTEICT.
TAKE NOTICE that A. Mammer, of
Bella Coola, occupation farmer, intends
to apply for permission tu purchase the
following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted 20
chains south of the northwest corner
of Lot 24, Eange 3, Coast District;
thence west 20 chains to shore of
Abuntlet Lake; thence in a southwesterly direction along shore line to
the west boundary of Lot 24; thence
north 5 chains more or less to point of
commencement     and     containing     five
June 2nd, 1908.
June 27 ALBEET  HAMMEE.
OMINECA LAND DISTEICT.
TAKE NOTICE that I, James Henry
Snodgrass, of Francois Lake, occupation Bancher, intends to npply for permission to purchase the follow..is lie-
scribed  land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
N. W. corner of Lot 212; thence W.
20 chains, more or less, to the Eastern
boundary of my Pre-emption; thence
south to shores of Francois Lake; thence
following shore in an F.asternly direction to the West Boundary of Lot 212;
thence north following 40 acres, more
or  less.
Dated   20th   May,   1908.
June 27    JAMES HENEY  SNODGEASS.
Within sixty days from date I intend
to apply to the Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works for permission to
purchase 80 acres of land at Kitsals
Canyon. The land is situated within
lines commencing at a post about half
a mile south of Chas. Durham's Southwest corner and marked: Erick Norlin,
80 acres, Purchase Claim, S. W. Corner,
May 19th, 1908; thence north 20 chains,
thence east 40 chains; thence south 20
chains; thence west 40 chains to point
of commencement, containing 80 acres,
May 19th, 1908.
June 13 EBICK NOELIN.
NEW WESTMINSTEE LAND DISTBICT
Distriot of New Westminster.
TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Owen
Townley, of Vancouver, barrister at law,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: ,
Commencing at a post planted on the
southwest shore of Defence Island,
Howe Sound, thence in a northerly, easterly, southerly and westerly direction,
following high water mark to the point
of commencement, containing 30 acres,
more or less, and being the whole of
the Island known as Defence Island.
Dated  Sth April,  1908.
THOMAS OWEN TOWNLEY.
May  9
east side of Loughborough Inlet about
three-quarters of a mile south of McBride Bay and about ten ohains north
of old mill; thence east twenty chains;
thence south twenty chains; thence west
twenty chains more or less to the east
short of Loughborough Inlet; thence
northerly twenty chains more or less
and following the east shore of Loughborough Inlet to the point of commencement.
Dated May lst, 1908.
DAVIDSON, WAED CO., LIMITED,
May 9 G. S. Wilson, Agent.
LICENSE TO AN EXTEA-PBOVINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies' Act, 1897."
Canada,
Province of British Columbia.
No. 433.
THIS IS TO CEETIFY that the
"Michigan Commercial Insurance Company" is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of
British Columbia and to corry out or
affect all or any of the objects of the
Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate   at   Lansing,   Ingham   County,
Michigan.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is three hundred thousand dollars, divided into six thousand shares
of fifty dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
E. P. Eithet & Company, Insurance
Agents, whose address is Victoria, B.C.,
ls the attorney for the Company.
The time of the existence of the Company is thirty years from the 19th day
of October, A.D.,  1904.
Given  under  my  hand and  seal  of
oflice  at  Vietoria,  Provinoe  of  British
Columbia, this  16th day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Eegistrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company
has been established and licensed are:
To make insurance on dwelling
houses, stores, and all kinds of buildings and upon household furniture,
goods, wares and merchandise, and any
other property against loss or damage
by Are, and to make Insurance upon
vessels, freights, goods, wares, merchandise, and other property against the
risk of inland navigation and transportation.
May 2
LICENSE TO AN EXTEA-PBOVINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies' Act, 1897.'
PUBLIC   HOSPITAL   FOB   THE
INSANE.
MECHACO   LAND  DISTEICT.
■        District of Omineca.
JkE NOTICE that H. T. Blackburn,
london    Ont.,   occupation   Barrister,
lis to applv for permission to pur-
I the following described lands:
■nmencing at a post planted at the
least   corner  of  section   14,   town-
NOTICE is hereby given that the
time for receiving competitive designs
for a Public Hospital for the Insane,
which it is proposed to erect at Coquitlam. situated near New Westminster, B.C., hns been extended up to and
Including Monday, the Oth day of July,
190S.
F. C. GAMBLE.
Public Works Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, 22nd June, 1908.
June 27
ADDITIONAL   LICENCE   TO   AN   EXTRA-PROVINCIAL   COMPANY.
"Companies Act, 1897."
Cannda:
Province of British Columbia.
No. 417.
THIS IS TO CEETIFY that the "New
Zealand   Insurance  Company,   Limited,"
CERTIFICATE   OF   THE   REGISTRATION OF AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies Act, 1897."
I hereby certify that "The Ferro-Om
crete Construction Company" has this
day been registered as an Extra-Provln
cial Company under the "Companies Act.
1897," to carry out or effect all or a:::*
of the objects of the Company to whir!
the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head office of the Company In
situate at Cincinnati In Hamilton County. Ohio.
The amount of the capital of tht
Company Is five hundred thousand dollars, divided into five thousand shares
of one hundred dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company in thlb
Province   Is   situate   at   Victoria,   and
Henry Graham Lawson, Solicitor, whost
address is Victoria, B.C., is the attorney
for   the   company.    Not   empowered   to
issue and transfer stock.
Given under my hand and Seal of Office
at Victoria,  Province of British Columbia,  this fourth day of April, on»
thousand nine hundred and eight.
S. Y. WOOTTON.
Eegistrar of Joint Stock Companlen
The objects  for which  this  company
has been established and registered arc:
Manufacturing and dealing in fire-proofing and  building material of all  kinds,
and constructing, equipping and owning
buildings, bridges and structures of ali
kinds,  and  all  things  Incident   thereto,
of   engaging   in   a   general   contracting
business; and of acquiring, holding, owning and disposing of all  rights,  patent
and  otherwise,   necessary  nnd  convenient for the prosecution of Its business.
Canada,
Province of British Columbia.
No. 434.
THIS IS TO CEETIFY that the "Inter-provincial Land Company" is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of British
Columbia and to carry out or effect all
or any of the objects of the Company
to which the legislative authority of the
Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head ofllce of the Company is
situate at the City of Winnipeg, in the
Province of Manitoba.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is sixty thousand dollars, divided into six hundred shares of one
hundred dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company in
this Province is situate at the City of
Victoria, and James Fulford Fielde,
agent, whose address ls Victoria, aforesaid, is the attorney for the Company.
Given   under   my   hand   and   seal   of
office  at  Victoria,   Province  of  British
Columbia,   this  21st  day of  April,  one
thousand  nine  hundred and  eight.
(LS.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Eegistrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company
has been established and licensed are:
(a) Acquiring, holding, leasing, renting, selling, dealing ln, and disposing
of, real estate or any interest therein,
or any mortgage or lien thereon;
(b) To improve real estate by erecting buildings thereon, or in any other
way altering or dealing with the same;
(c) To lend money on the security of
any real or personal property, and for
such purposes to take mortgages, bills
of sale, and other pledges or liens thereon;
(d) To enter Into agreements for tlie
LAND BEGISTBY ACT.
In the matter of our application for a
Duplicate   Certificate   of   Title   to
Subdivision Lots 46 and 47 of Lot
68, and part of Lot 73, Spring Bidge
(Map 395) Vietoria City.
Notice is hereby given that it is my
intention at the expiration of one month
from  the  date  of  the lirst  publication
hereof  to  issue a Duplicate Certificate
of  Title  to  said  lands  issued  to  William  Balph  on  the  30th  day  of  June
1892, and  numbered  13495 A.
Land  Kegistry  Ofllce,  Victoria,   B.C.,
this 13th day of May, 1908.
S. Y. WOOTTON,
May 23 Beglstrar-General.
NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days
after date we intend to apply to the
Hon. the Chief Commissioner of Lands
and Works for a license to prospect
for coal and petroleum on the following
described lands, situated near Coal
Creek, Benfrew District, B. C: Commencing at a post planted at the northeast corner of section 88, and marked
John Meston and W. H. Anderson;
thence west SO chains to northeast corner of section 87; thence north 80
chains; thence east to western boundary
of the E. & N. Eailway Company's
Lands; thence following said boundary
of Esquimalt and Nanaimo Eailway
Company's Lands; thence following said
boundary of Esquimalt and Nanaimo
Eailway Company's lands to point of
commencement.
Staked May 18th, 1908.
JOHN MESTON.
W. A. ANDEESON.
May 23
NEW WESTMINSTEE LAND DISTBICT
District of Coast, Bange One.
TAKE NOTICE that Ernest Victor
Bodwell, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
Barrister-at-Law, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
the west shore of Blinkinsop Bay, about
100 feet south of the Wharf, thence
west SO chains; thence north 60 chains;
thence east 60 chains; thence south
along the shore back to place of beginning, and containing 480 acres, more
or less.
Dated June 24th, 1908.
EENEST VICTOB BODWELL.
July 4      C. G. Johnstone, Agent.
NEW WESTMINSTEE LAND DISTBICT
District of Coast, Eange One.
TAKE NOTICE that Henry Graham
Lawson, of Victoria, B.C., occupation,
Solocitor, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
head of Bllnklnsop Bay, 50 feet north
of the creek running to the Bay, thenee
west 60 chains; thence north 60 ehains;
thence east 60 chains; thence south 60
ehains back to the place of beginning,
and containing 360 acres, more or less.
Dated June 24th, 1908.
HENEY GBAHAM LAWSON,
July 4     ■ C. G.  Johnstone,  Agent.
NEW WESTMINSTEE LAND DISTBICT
District of Coast, Bange One.
TAKE NOTICE that James Hill Law-
son, the younger, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Solicitor, intends to apply
tor permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted on the
west shore of Blinkinsop Bay, three-
quarters of a mile from the entrance
of said Bay; thence west 80 chains;
thence south GO chains; thence easterly
to the Bay and along the shore of
Bay Inside of Jessie Island; thence
northerly along the shore of Blinkinsop
Bay to the place of commencement, and
containing 480 acres, more or less.
Dated June 24, 1908.
JAMES  HILL LAWSON,   JE.,
July 4 C. G.  Johnstone, Agent.
NEW WESTMINSTEE LAND DISTEICT
District of Coast, Eange One.
TAKE NOTICE that Carl Gustave
Johnstone of Victoria, B.C., occupation
Master Mariner, Intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
the east shore of Blinkinsop Bay, three-
quarters of a mile from the outlet of
the creek at the head of the Bay; thence
north along the shore (10 chains; thence
east 60 chains; thence south 60 chains;
thence west 60 chains to the place of
commencement, and containing 360
acres, more or loss.
Dated   June   25th,   1908.
July I    GAEL GUSTAVE JOHNSTONE.
NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days
ifter date I intend to apply to the
Hon. Ciiiof Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license to prospect for coal
   _  .   on   tho   following   described   lands   on
erection or Improvement or sale of land   Queen  Charlotto  Island:
or buildings; Commencing at a post marked J.M.L.,
(e) To  acquire,   own,   sell,   or  other-   S.W., placed  half a mile west from tlie
wise dispose  of,   timber,  timber  limits,   north-east corner of Lot 1;   thence cast
VICTORIA LAND DISTRICT.
Range  1,  Coast  District.
TAKE   NOTICE   that   we.   the   undersigned, Intend to apply to the Hon. Chief
Commissioner of  Lands and  Works  for
the purchase of the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted on the
permits and licences, coal lands, or mln
Ing lands, or mining rights of nny sort
or description;
(f) To hold agencies f«r fire, or life
insurance, ur manufacturing companies;
ig) To carry on farming or gardening operations;
(h) To buy, sell, and deal in, cattle,
horses, and other animals and farm produce, and generally to carry on a general
real estate, loaning, renting, insurance
agency and mercantile agency business;
(I) To acquire, purchase, sell, hold,
and deal In, the stock-in-trade, effects,
both real and personal, business, and
good-will of any person, lirm or corporation engaged In similar business;
(J) To acquire, buy, sell, and hold,
stock In other companies with similar
objects and  powers.
BRADSHAW & DAVIE,
Solicitors for the Inter-provlnclal  Land
Company.
May 2
CLAYOQUOT   LAND DISTRICT.
District of Alberni.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Mary I. Williams, of Victoria, B.C., spinster, Intend
lo apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands: Commencing
at a post planted at the south-west end
of one of the grcp located on the chart
as the one hu. Ired Islands, and extending around this Island to point of
commencement; supposed to contain 20
acres, more or less.
Dated  April  3rd,  1908.
MARY ISABELLA WILLIAMS.
May 2
10    cliains;    thence    north    40    chains;
thence north 40 ehains;  thence west 40
chains;  thenco south  to  point  of  commencement,  containing   160  acres.
June  22.   HiOS.
JOHN   M.   LANGLEY,
■Inly 4 Per S. V. Lasseter.
NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days
after date 1 intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license to prospect for coal
on tho following described lands on
Queen Charlotte Island;
Commencing at n post marked .I.W.T.,
S.E., pla I half n mile from iho north-
oust corner of Lot I: tiience west 80
chains; thonce north 40 cliains; thence
east SO chains; tiience south to point
of commencement, containing 320 acres.
June
july I
90S.
J. W. THICKENS,
Per S. V.  Lasseter.
NOTICE is herehy given that 30 days
.■liter dole I iniend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a license to prospect for coal on
the following described lands on Queeu
Charlotte Island:
Commencing at a post  marked P.R.,
»-E., apl I half a mile south  from the
north-west corner of Lot 1; thence
lhains; thence west SO chains;
nth 80 chains; tiience east to
lommencement, containing 6*io
north 81
thence i
poinl of
acres.
June
July  I
190S.
PERCY   RICHARDSON,
Per S, V. Lasseter.
CLAYOQUOT   LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Alberni.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Elizabeth Margaret Wallis Williams, of Victoria, B.C..
spinster. Intend to npply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands: Commencing at a post planted
on the north-east side of Puzzle. Island.
extending around the Island to point of
commencement, and containing S5 acres,
more or less.
Elizabeth Margaret Wallis Williams.
May 2
NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days
after dote I Intend to apply to tho
lion. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license* to prospect for coal
on the following described lnnds on
Queen Charlotte Island:
Commencing al a post marked E.S.,
d half n mile south from the
N.E
north-west corner of Lot 1; thence west
SO chuins; thence south 80 chains;
thenci! east 80 chains; thence north to
point of commeneement, containing 640
ETHEL STEVENS,
July  I Per S. V. Lasseter. THE WEEK, SATURDAY JULY 4, 1908,
OLLA P0DR1DA
the other end of the sofa, "if I were
to throw you a kiss I wonder what
you'd say."       "
"Well, I'd say you were the laziest
man I ever saw."
Yet He Meant No Harm.
Master of Ceremonies (at social
gathering)—Mr. Monumerlogg, shall
we have your little talk now, or shall
we let the people enjoy themselves
a little while longer?
No Necessity For It.
"Your husband doesn't come to
church, Mrs. Bramble. I haven't seen
him there since  Christmas."
"No, Mr. Slimly. He says he don't
need to come till he gets all his good
resolutions broke."
A Convenient Method.
"I'm sorry not to see you at our
morning services," said the Christian
Science reader to a recent convert.
"I am giving them absent treatment." said the convert.
Jack Knew.
Aunt—Jack, do you know your alphabet?
Jack—Yes, Auntie.
Aunt—Well, what letter comes after "a"?
Jack—All the others, auntie.
A Good Bargain.
In a Scottish tow na commercial
traveler who called upon a tradesman at long intervals made a visit at
Christmas time. "Here's a box of
cigars," he said to the tradesman,
"and I hope you'll enjoy them."
"Na! na!" replied the trader; "I
couldn't tak' them—I neverdae business that way."
"Tut, tut—nonsense, sir!" exclaimed the traveler; "it's just a Christmas
box."
"Na, na, mon! I never tak' anything far naething."
"Well, well—give me a shilling for
the box," said the traveler, "if that
will ease your conscience."
"Ay, ayl Well, let me see," said
the honest shopkeeper, running his
eye over the silver he took from his
pocket; I see I've got a florin here
 I'll tak' two boxes."
Nothing in a Name.
A fireproof building's apt to burn,
But do not grin;
Likewise  a  safety  razor's apt
To scar the chin.
Realism.
Tommy—Ma, may I play make-
b'lieve I'm entertainin' another little
boy?
Mother—Certainly, dear.
Tommy—All right. Gimme some
cake for him, then.
Boy Missionary.
When the foreign missionary had
concluded his talk he made the usual
appeal for contributions, however
small. Coming up to the platform
with several others, a small boy
mounted to the level of the lecturer,
and hastening toward him, said:
"Please, sir, I was very much interested in your lecture, and—and—"
"Go on, my little man," said the
missionary, encouragingly, "you want
to help me in the good work?"
"Not exactly, sir," said the boy.
"What I want to know is, have you
any foreign stamps you don't want?"
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for School-house," will be
received by the Honourable the Chief
Commissioner up to noon of Monday, the 6th July, 1908, for the erection and completion of a two-room
frame School-house at Haney, Dewdney   Electoral   District.
Plans, specifications, contract and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 25th day of June, 1908, at
the offices of the Government Agent,
New Westminster; of E. W. Beckett,
Esq., Secretary of the School Board,
Haney; and at the Lands and Works
Department, Victoria, B.C.
Each proposal must be accompanied
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank
of Canada, made payable to the Hon
ourable the Chief Commissioner for
a sum equivalent to ten per cent, of
the amount of the tender, which shall
be forfeited if the party tendering decline to enter into contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fail
to complete the work contracted for.
The cheques or certificates of deposit
of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest 'or any tender not necessarily accepted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Lands  and  Works   Department,
Victoria, 22nd June,  1908.
june 27
Words Failed Him.
Mr. Podsnap—I see that Jake
Pullplug's son hez gone fer to learn
to be one o' them—ah—what do you
call them fellers that runs automobiles ?
Farmer Topridge—Waal, I reely
can't think o' nothin' bad enough ter
call 'em, but then I wa'n't ever no
good at cussin,' nohow.
"They say your brother used to
have great luck as a fisherman."
"Yes, he did. Nearly everybody
used to believe him."
Life.
"Life," said he, "is not all beer and
skittles for a man."
"No," responded she, "nor all fudge
and euchre for a woman."
The Cause For Delay.
Miss Threescore—Gracious! Haven't you found that ribbon for my
hair yet?
Her Maid—Yes'm.
„ Miss Threescore—Then what keeps
you so long?
Her Maid—I can't find your hair.
Mr. Rockefeller has been asked to
stop vivisection on his medical research farm, but just imagine how
often he himself has had to suffer
being cut up!
A True Saying.
The burglar had found a fresh beefsteak in the pantry.
Sprinkling it with arsenic, he took
it out and dropped it over the backyard fence, for there was a dog in
■ the next yard that threatened to alarm
the neighborhood.
"How true it is," he said to himself, "that one man's meat is another
man's pizen!"
Kingston Tennis Club.
President—D. B. McLaren.
Vice-President—W. S. Terry.
Treasurer—Mrs. W. H. F. Richdale.
Subscription—Gentlemen $5, ladies
$2.50.
Two Courts, which are in excellent
condition, have been secured on the
old J. B. A. A. grounds, corner of
Kingston and Menzies streets. Any
person desirous of becoming a member will kindly communicate with the
Secretary. The Courts are open for
the convenience of members daily,
Sundays included, and members may
bring visitors any day of the week except Saturday.
Worst Still.
"My wife is getting to be very tiresome," complained Groucher. "She
doesn't seem to know her own mind
from one minute to the next."
"My wife," said Kratchett, "is the
same way. She's as uncertain as the
weather."
"Huh! Mine's as uncertain as the
weather forecaster."
Pat's Forethought.
A gentleman who was in the habit
of dining daily at a certain restaurant said to the waiter, an Irishman.
who attended him: "Instead of tipping you every day, Pat, I'll give
you your tip in a lump sum at the
end of the month."
"Would ye moind paying me in advance, sorr?" asked the  waiter.
"Well, that's rather a strange request," remarked the gentleman.
"However, if you are iu want of some
money now, here's half a crown for
you.    But did you distrust mer"
"Oh, no sir," grinned Pat. pocketing the half crown, "but Oi'm laviu'
here tomorrow?"
Petch—-Harold.
The marriage of Mr. Robt A. Petch,
son of A. Petch, watchmaker, of this
city, and Miss Edith Harold, daughter
of Mr. Thos. Harold, and neice of
Mr. Cochrane, druggist, of this city,
was solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents, 1245 Eighth avenue,
Fairview, Vancouver, on Tuesday
morning last, June 23rd, at 11 a.m.
The happy couple arrived in this city
on tiie SS. Charmer the same evening,
and are spending their honeymoon at
the home of the groom's parents, 572
Michigan street. They were the recipients of a large number of costly
presents.
John William Petch, the groom's
brother, acted as best man.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Petch, accompanied
hy tlieir sons, John William and
George, and tlieir daughter Violet,
journeyed to Vancouver by the SS.
Princess Victoria last Sunday to attend the ceremony and returned with
the bridal party.
518 Hastings St.W.
VANCOUVER.BC
#»THEATR
MONDAY, JULY 6
Charles Frohman presents
WILLIAM COLLIER
In the Funniest Farce in Years
CAUGHT IN THE RAIN
A Cloudburst of Laughter.
Prices 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50 and $2.
Box Office opens 10 a.m. Friday,
July 3. Mail orders will receive their
usual attention.
THE NEW GR   ND.
Preferred Reality.
'Miss Pechis," said Mr. Timmid, at
Xext week Mr. Jamieson will have
one of the sensations of the vaudeville world in the person of Sirronje,
MONDAY, JULY 3   .
ROBERT B. MANTELL
the great Shakespearean Actor, in
OTHELLO.
the handcuff queen and "Lady Raffles," as the big feature on a long bill.
Sirronje has baffled two continents
by the ease with which she breaks
away from the best handcuffs and
chains, and also escapes from packing cases and trunks securely fastened. Other big acts will be T. W.
Eckert and Emma Berg in their
musical fantasy, "The Land of Two
Moons," produced with tlieir own
special scenery; Alexander and Scott,
"From Virginia," in a black-face act
that developes a big surprise at the
end; Parmet Russell and company of
four in their singing scenic novelty
"Around the World in an Air Ship";
Effie Pearson, singing comedienne;
Thos. J. Price, singing the illustrated
son, "I miss you in a thousand different ways." New moving pictures
entitled "After Midnight" and
"Troubles of a Flirt," and as an overture "Goodbye" by Paoli Tosti, cornet solo with violin obligato.
Housekeeping Suggestions for July
B. C. Granulated Sugar, per 20 lb.  sack  ,$1.25
100 lb. sack  $6.00
Dixi Pastry Flour, per sack $i.6o
Ogilvie's Royal Hungarian Flour, per sack  $2.00
Picnic Hams, per lb I2j4c
Sugar Cured Hams, per lb 18c
Carnation  Cream, 2 tins for 25c
"Canada First" Milk, 2 tins 25c
Dixi Ceylon Tea, 3 lbs $1.00
Tomatoes, 2 large cans for 25c
Canadian Cheese, very fine, per lb 20c
New Potatoes, Island Grown, 6 lbs 25c
DIXI H. ROSS & CO.
Up-to-Date Grocers.
1317 Government Street. Tels. 52, 1052, 1590
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'Fray you bid these unknown
friends to ue welcome, for
lt le a way to make us better
friends, more known."—Winter's Tale.
In the words of the greatest of all dramatists, we bid "the
stranger within our gates" a cordial welcome to our hostelry.
The Poodle Dog Hotel
for the Tourist
is the ideal stopping place; well equipped throughout; modern,
homelike, yet inexpensive and with a cuisine absolutely unrivalled
in British Columbia.
The   cosy   Grill   Room of the Poodle Dog is praised from
coast to coast by transient guests.
SMITH & SHAUGHNESSY
PROPRIETORS
YATES STREET, VICTORIA, B.C.
American Steel Clad
ELECTRIC IRON
Simplest and best on thc market; costs less to operate and
maintain than any other. Can be attached to any electric light
or power circuit; easy to attach, no danger. Equally valuable to
the tourist or the housekeeper. Unrivalled for laundry purposes.
PRICE ONLY $6.00. We will give ten days' free trial if desired.
Call here and see them in operation.
B. C. ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO., LIM TED
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THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908
One Doiaa* Per Annum
The Week has never ex-
Hodgins    pressed any opinion as to
irSes- the probability or otherwise
of Major Hodgins substan-
ing the charges which he made in the
imns of the Colonist.    JSlow that the
estigation is over and the report of the
nmittee has been laid before the House
3 possible to size up the situation with
ething approaching accuracy.   A fair
iment upon the whole matter is that
or Hodgins honestly believed that the
Iway Commission was privy to methods
lassification which, to put it mildly,
ild strain the conscience of any honest
(ineer. The result of the enquiry shows
if such methods were in vogue the
amission was not privy to them and in
last issue Major Hodgins frankly ad-
fed that the point was one for settle-
t by expert Engineers who alone could
sufficient technical knowledge to en-
them   to   pass  judgment.     When
or Hodgins found that he could not
tantiate his charges he acted as a
leman should and unreservedly with-
them;   especially was he impressed
his by the evidence of Mr.  Hugh
sden, the Chief Engineer, than whom
more honourable man lives.    At the
time the unbiassed observer cannot
onclude that Major Hodgins has been
|ularly unfortunate.   In the first place
se of honour impelled him to destroy
spondence with a brother Engineer
h would at least have vindicated his
position in respect of some of the
pnal charges.    In the next place he
Id on the co-operation of the G.T.P.,
were obviously interested in a just
ification, but for reasons which need
be too closely canvassed received little
from that quarter.    It is satisfactory
Major Hodgins had to withdraw any
jitations  which   he may have made
list the Premier or his Ministers, and
ie light of all the evidence given it
well be that his dismissal may to some
it have warped his judgment in mat-
:about which he at least had an honest
t.    Having said this much the im-
tnt fact remains that something much
important than Major Hodgins' ver-
and his professional reputation was
■r investigation.    It has been estab-
|d that the Grand Trunk Pacific En-
rs, whose duty it is to see that there
lio overcharges, have protested strongly
st the over-classification which the
[mission has been allowing.   Mr. H. A.
s, the Assistant Chief Engineer for
3-rand Trunk, swore that these ©verifications   were   not   made   by   the
(dent or Division Engineers who are
acquainted with the character of the
but by arbitrary orders from their
rior.   One paragraph in Mr. Woods'
iince is so important that it is worth
ting verbatim.    He said:
'To such classification as mentioned
ove, increasing the cost of the work
such an alarming extent, we most
Itiously protest, and respectfully re-
lest that either yourself or the assistant
Ief engineer visit the work and pass
lent   upon   the   classification   as
Ide."
Woods repeatedly urged the Chief
iieer to visit the works and determine
tnatter of classification himself.   In-
however, of complying the Commis-
fias endeavoured to get the G.T.P. to
to arbitration, but without success .
lis not a point on which arbitration
Id be necessary. The significance of
lis is that no action of any kind was
bv tlie Commission until Major
tins' spoke, although the G.T.P. En-
frs had been pressing tlie matter for
EDITORIAL
six months. It is not a little significant
that in the minority report just presented
to Parliament it is pointed out that * in
January last the method of classification
was modified in the direction urged by
Major Hodgins, and that the modified
system has been in vogue ever since. The
verdict of the country will undoubtedly
be the Scotch verdict of "not proven," but
as against this Major Hodgins will have
the satisfaction of knowing that, the crux
of the whole question, that of improper
classification and consequent overcharge,
had already been decided in his favour
by the abandonment six months ago of the
system of which he complained and the
substitution of one appreciably nearer to
his own suggestion. In justice to a man
who has suffered both in pocket and to
some extent in reputation in an honest
endeavour to protect the public interest
The Week makes no apology for quoting
a portion of an editorial on this subject
from the columns of what is admitted to
be the most independent and enlightened
weekly journal published in the Dominion,
Toronto Saturday Night:
"When Major Hodgins resigned his
position as district engineer under the
Transcontinental Commission the explanation was given out that he was the
cause of friction in the operations, and
I, for one, gathered that he was charged
with a fault not uncommon among engineers when working under untrained
commissioners—that of exceeding his
authority. It is a fault that men accustomed to pushing through large undertakings are subject to, and it reflects on
them no discredit. But when the
friends of Major Hodgins began to tell
his side of the story another face was
put on the matter, and the Parliamentary enquiry now under way at Ottawa
brings out facts going to show that the
resignation of the Major was called for
from Ottawa while he was in the midst
of an audit of the prices being paid to
contractors for excavations, and after he
had been over part of the work and had
roundly condemned inspectors for crediting contractors with cutting 'solid rock'
when it was loose rock they had removed, or in some cases pure sand or
muskeg. In one place he found that
eighteen hundred yards of muskeg had
been taken out, all of which would have
been described and paid for as solid
rock had not the Major appeared on the
scene and ordered that kind of classification to stop. This kind of thing had
been occurring at various points. With
surprising' suddenness Major Hodgins
received a private and confidential intimation from Chief Engineer Lumsden
in Ottawa that his resignation would be
acceptable. It appears that the practice
of booking and paying contractors for
the removal of solid rock where no solid
rock exists, is according to 'the Quebec
system of classification.' It appears to
be a very nice system of classification,
indeed, and no doubt it is quite popular
among contractors in Quebec. Perhaps
contractors elsewhere could learn to like
it. One reads with some amusement
the complaint of the Commissioners that
there was 'trouble' on Major Hodgins'
division, while there was no trouble on
the work going on in Quebec. Xo
trouble down there at all; and the
board of eminent Transcontinental Railway Commissioners arc quite pleased
with the harmonv existing between con
tractors and engineers as they merrily
hew their way through all the imaginary
solid rock, which according to 'the
Quebec system of classification' lies in
their path. Major Hodgins does not
seem to understand. Did he forget that
he was supervising a Government undertaking £ Does he not know that most
of our large fortunes have been made in
railway building'. What made him
suppose that millionaires, senators and
peers were not to arise in due time out
of this road? Where does he suppose
we shall get our next crop of great men
unless the making of this road yields
them ( Along he comes with his dull,
unimaginative eye, his cold engineering
faculties, and makes trouble,' to the
annoyance of the Transcontinental Railway Commissioners who do not want to
be troubled. They want everything
to run smoothly, and the 'Quebec
system of classification' seems admirably
adapted to ensure that."
The Victoria Times inserted
A Spurious an article in its issue of
Reformer.        Monday last to which was
appended the signature
"Reformer." The Week has been urged
to reply, but has no intention of doing
so in the manner expected, since it is not
on its detence and to reply editorially to
an anonymous article published as correspondence in another paper is hardly the
usual course, nor one which any self-
respecting editor would follow. In the
present instance there is the less occasion
for replying because the article in question was not a "bona fide" letter at all,
and Tiu' Week is in possession of reliable
information as to the manner in which it
was concocted and the purpose for which
it was published. It is not necessary to
say more at present, but in next issue the
matter will be dealt with in a manner
which will throw an interesting light on
flu' policy of the Y ictoria Times, and its
method of handling "Correspondence."
A Golden
Jubilee.
Since the last, issue of The
Week the commemorative
exercises in connection with
the Golden Jubilee of the
foundation of St. Ann's Academy have
been duly observed. Thc daily press has
given very full and interesting reports of
the proceedings. Prominent citizens like
ilr. A. E. McPhillips and old timers well
represented hy Mr. I). 11. Higgins, have
taken part in the proceedings, and since
everyone reads the papers it follows that
everyone, in Victoria at least, knows more
about the foundation than they did a week
ago. What impresses one in connection
with such celebrations is not only the
benevolent utility, but the permanence of
Boman Catholic institutions. St. Ann's
foundation has stretched out charitable
hands as far North as Alaska, and lins sent
messengers of mercy into many a rough
pioneer district. Generations have come
and gone, political feuds have aroused the
passions of the populace, native races have
all but passed away to be succeeded by the
white man who now in this Western, as
in the Eastern countries of the Dominion
possesses the earth. But the Sisters of
Mercy associated with this ancient and
honourable foundation continue their
blessed work from age to age. They pass
through our streets silently and almost
unseen, their identity is lost in their
sacred  calling  and   the  world  wots  not
whether they be the same Sisters coming
today as those who came yesterday. For
outsiders individuality is lost sight of, and
the Sisters achieve the very apotheosis of
unselfish and altruistic ministry. They
must pass away since all are mortal, but
so identical is their policy and so consecutive is the discharge of their humble
duties that the break is never felt; in their
mission they embody the supreme idea of
permanence. It is permissible to differ
very widely from the theological dogmas of
the Roman Catholic Church and yet to
entertain the most profound appreciation
of the lofty character and devoted labours
of its Sisterhoods, which are the envy of
every other ecclesiastical organization and
which have been faintly copied by not a
few.
When so much is being said
A Serious jn Victoria about a water
Complaint.       supply, it may not be out
of place to voice a complaint which has j'-.st reached this office
and which is but the re-echo of many previous ones of a similar kind. It has
reference to the peculiar method of supplying water to the residents of Esquimalt,
and the exorbitant price charged for making a connection. It seems that the people
who live on Eraser street are unable to
get any water from the mains, and a resident who writes on the subject relates how
a fortnight ago a bush fire broke out and
although the main was only five hundred
feet away there are no hydrants and no
facilities whatever for making a connection, in consequence all the houses on
Eraser street ran a risk of being destroyed,
and a body of volunteers were fortunate in
saving them by piling earth on the fire.
The Week is not fully acquainted with
the local conditions but the complaints are
so frequent that there must be something
wrong and publicity is given to this one
in the hope that it may attract the attention of those who are responsible.
The action of the Federal
Preparing Government in abandoning
The Lists.        certain   provisions   of   the
Election Bill is not only
good news for British Columbia but a very
distinct compliment to the Leader of the
Opposition. The Liberal Press can no
longer "pooh-hooh" Mr. Brden as an
ineffective leader. He has proved himself
to he a most capable manager of the small
but compact minority at his back, and with
their assistance has been able to force Sir
Wilfred Laurier and his batallions from an
unjust and untenable position. The
Britisli Columbia clauses have been
abandoned "in toto." They were abandoned solely in consequence of .he splendid
light put up by Mr. Borden, and his reso-
1 lit*- determination to exhaust every means
at liis command to relieve the Province of
ihe incubus and humiliation proposed by
the Govenmient. It cannot be too strenuously insisted on that Mr. Templeman
supported the original proposals and that
their removal has been effected in spite of
him. There are some people in British
Columbia who will await with considerable interest the appearance of Air. Teni-
pleiuiin upon the public platform in the
next Federal Campaign and who will continue until then to wonder what kind of
nn explanation he will offer .to the
Electors. THE VVKKK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908.
and the pressure so great that in
every direction people were using the
hose upon their gardens with a result which was as surprising to me
as it was gratifying. I have not seen
finer  flowers or  a greater profusion
1 —     1   of them anywhere, a result entirely
£ By THE LOUNOER P   due this hot weather to artificial irn-
i^J^V^^^  gation     Gardens would    simply    be
\_r   —*— —_r      — —        -—r —-   scorched up in Seattle if they were
The warm wave has struck Victoria  not watered constantly, as it is I am
convinced that in a few years this
a
wantj	
idly  Hoat
and driven the pleasure-seeking section of the people to thc water.   It is
au old story to tell of the charms of
Victoria from an aquatic standpoint,
but every time I go out in a boat or
a canoe I am much impressed. Turn
in which direction you may, it is only
short distance to the water.   If you
simply to loll in a canoe and
with an occasional dip of
the    paddle    to  give  direction,  the
Gorge is unsurpassed and unsurpassable.   If you favor a stiff breeze and
a gentle tossing, you can always find
it within a mile or so of the shore off
the Dallas road.   For those who prefer the medium, the land-locked and
sheltered Cadboro Bay is an ideal retreat.    The experience of the latter
may  be   repeated  a  hundred  times
between    Victoria   and    Comox, for
surely  no  coast  line  is  so  indented
with delightful little bays where one
may bask or picnic at pleasure.
Last week 1 tried the newest and by
no means least successful scheme for
a day's thorough enjoyment. 1
sought a congenial companion; we
boarded the "Craigflower," which
plies to and from all day between James Bay causeway, the
Gorge and Portage inlet. On this occasion we went right up to the top
of the inlet, landed with our picnic
baskets and spent the whole day lolling in the woods, with an occasional
plunge into the Arm, and at night
about 9 o'clock the "Craigflower"
fetched us to the Gorge, where we
spent an hour and a half and thoroughly enjoyed Clifford Denham's
moving pictures, the excellent orchestra and a stroll through fairyland, for
that is the proper title of the Japanese village, which is indeed one of
the daintiest and most unique conceptions 1 have ever seen. It is so
unique that it requires no very great
stretch of the imagination to fancy
one's self in Tokio or Nagasaki. For
the next three months this will bc the
most delightful form of entertainment. The "Craigflower" undoubtedly fills a public want and will be the
means of oenveying thousands of delighted pleasure seekers to and fro.
I must not leave this subject without a word about the very ingenious
and vividly decorated Japanese boat,
and the peculiar Japanese bridge, with
semi-circular   strands,   both    of
its     ^	
which attract thc attention on approaching the Gorge park. All that
is wanted to make this delightful retreat an entire success is more people. No city enjoys the advantage
of such a beautiful place of amusement at such a nominal cost. The car
service is excellent, indeed I am not
sure that other sections of the city
do not suffer in the interests of the
Gorge, but in any event the enterprising promoters and all who contribute
to the upkeep of the entertainment deserve every encouragement for the
public spirit they have shown.
One day this week 1 lounged in
Seattle and witnessed several things
that interested tne, and one or two
that startled me. I was profoundly
interested in the growth of the city.
Money may be scarce in Seattle for
general purposes, but quite obviously
it is not scarce for public improvements. In every direction old houses
are being pulled down and fine residences, apartment houses, or stores
are being built. Thousands of men
thus find occupation in what might
otherwise be dull times. Since I was
there eight months ago a slice has
been taken off the fine buildings which
line Third avenue in order to widen
the street. It would have taken ten
years to do this in Victoria, but in
Seattle thc city has thc power and
exercises it. In Victoria the Council
has less power, and is afraid to exercise what it has,
I was impressed with the really
magnificent water supply. The quality was such that it was a delight to
drink   it,   the   quantity   so   abundant
great new city on the Sound will be
covered with a beautiful  mantle,    I
was impressed with another thing, the
bon camaraderie which prevails.   Seattle has long borne the reproach of
being ultra-American; that reproach is
slowly but surely passing.   Seattle is
becoming    more    English.    This    is
seen    in    the    constantly increasing
number of Englishmen who are settling there,  and  in  the modification
which they affect from    a    sartorial
standpoint.   The   freakish   American
straw hat of many designs has given
way  to the ordinary English sailor
straw, the exaggerated cut which the
American    copied from the Frenchman, and which gave his pants such
a baggy appearance, and his coat the
outline of a skirt, is conspicuous because rare.   I dined at the Rathskel
ler.    A large table was occupied by
a party of Englishmen.    When they
had finished their meal the orchestra
played "God Save the King" in compliment to the party.   Every English
man in the place naturally rose to his
feet, and to my surprise there were
more    sprinkled    around at the side
tables  than  sat at  the centre table
They made their presence known, too,
by three hearty cheers for King Edward,  which  would  have  raised  the
roof of the Rathskeller if it had not
been weighted down with stores and
offices overhead.
There are still lots of things about
Seattle which I do not like, but the
influence which no city in an English-
speaking country has yet been able
to resist, is making itself felt even in
Seattle.
On this trip I made a martyr of myself in the interest of my fellow citizens. I know I shall be voted a lunatic when I say that I went and came
back on the Rosalie. From the standpoint of getting my money's worth I
did well, because I got more than I
bargained for, to saying nothing of
fifteen hours' sea voyage on the
double trip, all for the modest sum of
fifty cents; but no man is obliged to
suffer martyrdom twice, and of all the
filthy, ill-served, badly managed vessels 1 have travelled on in the last
twenty years commend me to the
Rosalie. I dare not go into particulars, but 1 will say that such a vessel
ought not to be allowed to sail to or
from a Canadian port—its proper
place is Gadara, where there are
swine.
There was both law and common
sense in the city magistrate's refusal
to grant bail to the man committed
for trial in connection with the numerous incendiary tires which took
place in the city recently. Since he
found sufficient evidence to justify
the committal, the prisoner should
undoubtedly be treated as if he were
the incendiary, and to turn him loose
on the city would be such an obvious
disregard of the public interest that
no magistrate would be justified in
giving him his liberty. If the police
have judged rightly his vagaries have
already cost the city more than $ioo,-
ooo. If he is innocent he will be acquitted in due course, meanwhile it is
best to err upon the right side.
A Dip
in
The Sea
Is rendered muoh more enjoyable
to young people and the art of
swimming easily acquired by the
use of
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BATHING CAPS are not only
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average woman by keeping the
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VICTORIA, B.C.
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governess and the nursery table? At
least we should be spared the sight
of an elaborately dressed American
baby of six, entirely unattended walking into a huge hotel dining room
where her parents had lived for years,
and ordering "devilled crabs and pink
ice cream" for her dinner, which the
poor little creature actually ate amid
the smiling glances of the guests and
waiters.
Y. W. C. A.
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VICTORIA.
Y. M. C. A.
A home for young men away from
home. Comfortable Reading Room,
Library, Game Room, Billiards, Hot
and Cold Shower Baths, Gymnasium
and efficient instruction.
Manitoba Free Press on file for
Middle West visitors.
40 BROAD STREET.
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Wall Paper from _.y__ up.
No old stock. Estimates given.
Prices Cheaper than ever.
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BEST
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THE REPUTATION OF
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Is world-wide, and  stands for the BEST that can be produced.
The following brands are for sale by all the leading dealers:
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ROYAL HOUSEHOLD BLACK AND WHITE
RADIGER & JANION, Sole Ag.iu for B.C.
LAST CALL
You know the old saw about "Procrastination."
Are You the Man
Who early in the spring promised to
TREAT  THE  HOUSE
To a new coast of paint?
Said you would, soon as the weather settled.
If the sale of paints and brushes is any kind of barometer, you
spell of fine weather.    Our
can "bank" on an almost unbroken
tremendous sales predict it. H	
It's just a little bit "strenuous" to apply color later on during
the hot days of July;  now it's a pleasure.
We have the PARTICULAR PAINT for thc PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.
"S.&W." BRANDS
None other quite so good.
HOUSEPAINT,   ROOF PAINT,   FLOOR PAINT,
PORCH PAINT,  CARRIAGE PAINT,   ENAMELS.
PAINT AND VARNISH BRUSHES.    STEP LADDERS,
Everything for the Job.
LTD.
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Corner Government and Johnson Streets    -     Victbria, B.C.
You can always
tell an M. B. c\t
;ir
Union Made.
Havana Filler.
Qiqar
It tastes different
than others.
Two Sizes.     I
Sold Everywhere.
Made by S. A. Bantly, Victoria, B. C.
MAPS
OF
Timber and Land.
The   kind   that   show   what's
taken  up   and   what's   vacant.
Electric Blue Print & Map Co.
Electric  Blue   Print   and   Map
1218 Langley Street
Victoria. B. C.
Co.
The days are getting Warm.
THE
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Is Comfortable.
VISIT IT.
648. Yates St., Victoria, B.
COAL.
J. KINGHAM ft CO.,
Victoria Agents for the Nanaimo
Vollieries
New Wellington Coal.
The  best  household  coal  in  the
market at current rates.
Anthracite Coal for sale.
34 Broad Street. Phone 647
VICTORIA, B.C.
Leave Your laggag* Cheek* at
Pacific Transfer
No. 4 FORT ST.
VICTORIA
Phone 249.       A. E. KENT, Propi
LLOYD   _   _0.,  practical  chi
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:. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908
f !|» tff -)J» 5y fjf Vfy -l|t »|» !JT tj» tff
Social and        *
Personal. *
Ir. J. Bridgeman and Mr. Phipps
I cruising among the islands.
* *   *
lliss B. Keast is visiting friends in
Itland.
* *   *
Irs. R. B. McMicking will not re-
l/e during the summer months.
I *   *   *
lir. W. Pike spent a few days in
Jttle last week.
* *   *
lir.  Howard  Potts  returned  from
Iicouver on Wednesday's boat.
I *   *   *
llrs. Hickey ancl the Misses Hickey
1 last Monday for Seattle.
j *   *   *
Ir. Whiting paid a flying visit to
|ttle last week.
* *   *
Irs. Protheroe leaves for Vancou-
I the latter part of this week.
I -WW
|he marriage of Miss Marie Gaudin
Mr. Roger Wilby takes place on
|iSth at St. Saviour's.
* *   *
|r. Darrell  Hanington,    of    Rock
is staying with his parents for a
\t holiday.
* *   *
liss Phyllys Mason went over to
Icouver   this   week  to   stay  with
pds and to attend the ball.
...
J. R. Anderson leaves next week
Zowichan Lake, where he will be
guest of Mr. W. Monteith.
* *   *
|rs. George Powell, of Vancouver,
over to Victoria to attend the
len jubilee of St. Ann's Convent.
I *   *   *
Irs. Jas. Harvey is enjoying a few
les at Shawnigan Lake, and is a
|t at the Strathcona.
* *   *
Irs. H. B. Good returned early imj
Iweek from a two    weeks'    visit
in Nanaimo.
* *   »
A. S. Gore returned from a
|icss trip to Vancouver last Sun-
* *   *
|v.  St. John Payne has returned
a very pleasant trip spent in the
|r country.
* *   *
|ss   Joan   Walker   has   returned
Vancouver, where she has been
|ig a few visits.
* *   *
llonel and Mrs. Landes and the
es Landes, of Seattle, are the
Ls of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Roberts,
lette avenue.
* *   *
Is. Peter Lampman, who has been
liing the last three months in
land and on the continent, reid home last Saturday.
le engagement has been an-
Iced of Mr. Arthur Payne Le
Ir and Miss Ruby Rowcroft,
jhter of Col and Mrs. Rowcroft,
|is city.
* *   *
le   many  friends   of   Mr.   C.   E.
ley will be delighted to hear that
■operation he underwent for his
has been most successful.    Mr.
IMrs. Pooley left early last month
Kermany, where the former went
Teive treatment.
I *   *   *
nong the numerous picnicers to
(chan  Bay on Wednesday's  ex-
|.n   were   Miss   Agnes   McKay,
JAleen McKay, Mr.   and   Miss
Tave, Mrs. A. W. Bridgeman and
len, Mrs. Hasell, Mrs. Solly, Mrs.
lnt and children, Mr. and Mrs. A.
j:nden and children, Mr. and Mrs.
|liont Boggs and family, Misses
Monteith,   Mrs.   Stevenson,
IV. Newcombe, Mr. Cookson, Mr.
Jhard, Mr. J. Musgrave, Mr. Le
Miss Rowcroft, Mr. Rowcroft,
|s Le Sueur, Mr. H. Gladding,
Brown, Mr. C. Jenkinson, Miss
tisa, Mr. Sparks, Miss Moreley,
llorelcy, Mr. George Harvey, Mr.
iMrs.    Finlayson, Mr. and Mrs.
fer, Mrs. Rogers, Miss Doris Har-
Ihd others.
A very pretty wedding was solemnized on Tuesday last at Christ Church
Cathedral by the Rev. Archdeacon
Scriven ancl the Rev. Canon Beanlands, when Miss Gladys Etta Laye
Rant and Mr. Guy Wilfred Marriott
were joined in the holy bonds of
matrimony. The bride looked beautiful in a dainty gown of crepe de
chine, carrying a bouquet of white
roses and maidenhair fern. Dr. La-
valle capably supported the groom,
while the Misses Evelyn, Dorothy,
Muriel and Majorie Rant made four
very charming brides' maids. All were
attired in simple frocks of pale blue
and carried bouquets of pink roses.
The flower girls, Misses Audrey and
Gwynette Rant, both sisters of the
bride, wore white frocks and carried
baskets of roses. The groom's gift to
the bride was a very handsome nee'
lace and cross of diamonds and sapphires and to the brides' maids pearl
brooches. After the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of
the bride's parents. The happy couple
left for Seattle by the afternoon boat.
Iron Master Mineral Group, consisting
"Ironmaster," "Iron Xing," "iron
Prince," "Ironmaster's Son" and
"Grip On Iron" Mineral Claims.
A Skin of Beauty ls a Joy Forever
DB. T. FELIX  GOUBAUD'S
Oriental Cream
OB MAGICAL BEAUTIFIER
Furilles as well as Beautifies the Skin.
No other cosmetic will do lt.
He-moves Tan, Pimples, Freckles, Moth
Patches, Rash and Skin diseases, and
every blemish on beauty, and defies detection. It has stood the test of 60
years; no other has, and ls so harm
less—we taste lt to be sure lt ls pro*
perly made. Accept no counterfeit of
similar name. The distinguished Dr. L.
A. Sayre said to a lady of the haut-ton
(a patient). "As you ladles will use
them, I recommend 'Gourand's Cream' as
the least harmful of all the Skin preparations."
For sale by all druggists and Fancy
Goods Dealers.
OOUBAUD'S ORIENTAL TOILET
FOWDBB
Dior Infants and adults. Exquisitely perfumed. Relieves Skin Irritations, cures
Sunburn and renders an excellent complexion.
Price 35 cents, by mall.
OOUBAUD'S FOUDBE SUBTILE
Removes superfluous Hair.
Price 91.00, by mail.
FBBD. T. XOFXIBS, Prop.,
37 Oraat Jonoa St.,        Bew York City.
AT  HENDERSON  BROS.,
Wholesale Distributors.
Tancouver aad Victoria, B.O.
Situate in Port Renfrew District, Victoria Mining Division.
Where Located—Extending East and
West from Bentley Creek.
Certificate  of  the  Registration  of an
Extra-Provincial   Company.
"Companies Act, 1897."
I HEREBY CERTIFY that "The Tim-
ber Investment Company" has this day
been registered as an Extra-Provincial
Company under the "Companies Act,
1897," to carry out or effect all or any
of the objects of the Company to which
the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head ofllce of the Company is
situate at the City of Seattle, King
County, State of Washington.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is three hundred thousand
dollars, divided into three thousand
shares of one hundred dollars each.
The head ofllce of the Company 1n
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
Thomas Bamford, clerk, whose address
is Victoria, B.C., is the attorney for the
Company. Not empowered to issue and
transfer stock.
The time of the existence of the Company is fifty years, from the 8th day ot
February, 1908.
The Company is limited.
Given under my hand and seal of
office at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this 13th day of May, one
thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L.S.*. S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which this Company
has been established and registered are:
To manufacture, buy, and sell timber
and timber products; to buy, lease, or
otherwise acquire and to hold real estate
and timber ln the State of Washington
and elsewhere, and the same to sell,
mortgage, lease and dispose of; to erect,
operate, sell and dispose of water-works
for the supply 6T water-power and water
for domestic purposes, electric power
plants; to buy, build, lease and otherwise acquire and operate, if necessary
and desirable, tug-boats and freight and
passenger steamers; to earry on the
business of selling real estate on commission and doing a general real estate
and timber brokerage business; to loan
the money of the Corporation In connection with its other business if
deemed advisable and to the best Interests of the Corporation; to buy, sell
and deal ln all kinds of merchandise.
June 20
"Companies Act, 1897."
NOTICE is hereby given that Raymond Bellenger Punnett, of Victoria.
B.C., broker, has been appointed new
attorney of "The Timber Investment
Company" in the place of Thomas Bamford.
Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 8th day
of  June,   1908.
(L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
June 20.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Harrie G.
Ross, for myself, Free Miner's Certificate No. B22830, and associate Trustees
of the above Mineral Group, viz., John
Bentley, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B23050; John William Fisher, Free
Miner's Certificate No. 23101; John Berryman, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B23038; and Thomas J. Plimley, Free
Miner's Certificate No. B23040, intend
60 days from the date hereof, to apply
to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate
of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above
claims.
And further take notice that action
under section 37, must be commenced
before the issuance of such Certlflcate
of Improvements.
Dated this 10th day of June, A.D. 1908.
June 20 HARRIE G. ROSS.
"Elijah" and "Benjamin" Mineral Claims
Situate In Port Renfrew District, Victoria Mining Division.
Where located—Immediately east of
Bugaboo Creek and Seven Miles from
San Juan Harbour.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Harrie G.
Ross, Free Miner's Certificate No.
B22830, Agent for The Bentley Iron
Mining Co., Ld., Free Miner's Certificate
No. B22821, intend 60 days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a
Crown Grant of the above claims.
Dated this 10th day of June, A.D. 1908.
June 20 HARRIE G. ROSS.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Normal School, Vanoouver.
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Normal School, Vancouver,"
will be received by the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner up to noon of Wednesday,
the 15t hjuly, 1908, for the erection
and completion of the Normal School
at Vancouver.
Drawings, specifications, and contract
form may be seen on and after the 22nd
of June, 1908, at the offlce of the Public
Works Engineer, the Lands and Works
Department, Victoria, and at the offlce
of Messrs. Pearce & Hope, Architects,
Vancouver, B.C.
Each proposal shall be accompanioa
by an accepted bank cheque or certlflcate of deposit on a chartered bank of
Canada, made payable to the Hon. the
Chief Commissioner of Lands ana
Works, in the sum of one thousand
($1,000) dollars, which shall be forfeited if the party tendering decline to
enter into contract when called upon to
do os. The cheques or certificates of
unsuccessful tenderers will be returned
to them upon the execution of the contract.
The cheque of the successful tenderer
will be returned upon his furnishing a
bond satisfactory to the Hon. the Chief
Commissioner in the sum of fifteen
thousand ($15,000) dollars, for the due
fulfilment of the contract.
No tender will be considered unless
made out on the form supplied, signed
with the actual signature of the tenderer, and enclosed tn the envelope
furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 16th June, 1908.
June 20
WANTED
WANTED—Young men for Firemen and
Brakemen, instruct you at home by
mail. For free information send
stamp to National Railway Training
School, Inc., 376 Robert St. (Room 67),
St. Paul, Minn., U.S.A.
Royal Dairy
1004 Broad Street
Ice Cream & Sweet Cream
Supplied in quantity.
Try our delicious
CREAM AND STRAWBERR
from   our   own   ranch,   fresh
every day.
We also carry a fresh supply of
Butter and Eggs,
Phone 188.
$1,000 Reward
The Government of the Province of
British Columbia hereby offers a reward of One Thousand Dollars for the
arrest and conviction of a certain unknown man, who on the ninth day or
June Instant, at or near Hazelmere, in
the County of New Westminster, in the
said Province, murdered one Mrs. Mary
Morrison by cutting her throat.
Description of murderer has been
given as follows: Height about 5 feet
8 or 9 Inches; clean shaven, fat-swarthy
face, probably negro blood; wore dark
clothing and soft dark hat, one hole ln
seat of pants, black shirt with white
stripes; face and clolthlng blackened, as
though he had been working In burnt
timber. This description Is the only one
obtainable, but it may be incorrect.
Watch all tramps and suspicious
looking characters who may have come
from the direction of the scene of the
murder.
Warrant Issued. Report by wire any
information to F. Stanley Spain, Chief
Constable, New Westminster, B.C., or
to the undersigned:
F.  S. HUSSY,
Superintendent   Provincial   Police,  Victoria, B.C.
Provincial  Police Department,  Victoria,
British Columbia, June 10, 1908.
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Institute
Mrs. Stanner (graduate of Mrs. Nettie Harrison, San Fran-
cosco), cordially invites the ladies of Victoria to call and investigate
her methods. Expert in Dermatology, Facial Massage, Hair
Dressing, Shampooing, Scalp Treatment, Manicuring, etc.
CLAY PACK FOR THE COMPLEXION.
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Hours 9 to 6. - - • Phone 1639
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As good as the best.   Cheaper than the rest.
BAXTER & JOHNSON 811 Qovernment Street
Victoria, B. C.
Established 1867
B. C. Funeral Furnishing Co.
52 Uovernment St., Victoria, B. C.
Charles Hayward, President F. Caselton, Manajer.
We make a specialty of Undertaking and Embalming.
An experienced certificated staff available at all times, day
and night.
Phones Nos. 48, 305, 404 or 594, Viftorla.
St. Andrew's College
TORONTO
A  Canadian Residential and Day   School
for  Boys
Upper »d Lower Sohooli.   New Buildings.   .Separate Junior Residence.
Boy* prepared for the Uulverilties and Business.
REV. D. BRUCE MACDONALD, MA. U.D.. Principal
Calendar nnt on application.       Autumn term commences Sept 10,1908
Drink Only the Famous
WHITE ROCK
LITHIA WATER
The Best Gold Bottle of the Day.
Certified by leading analyists as ''absolutely pure." Try it in
your home early in the morning, in the day time or late at night.
A delicious sparkling tonic which the head of thc family should
insist upon his children and women-folk drinking at the present
time. Do not let your dealer supply you with an inferior
mineral water. There's nothing too good for Victoria. It is
proverbial of them that they must havc the best procurable.
White Rock, on account of its absolute purity, cooling and invigorating qualities, is well worth the small extra cost. Call for
it at your club, hotel, bar or cafe. Unrivalled as a diluter for
whiskey, wine or milk.
Our series of Menus of Famous Banquets have become so popular that we shall continue them next
week in this space.
PITHER   &    LEIS.ER
Cor. Fort and Wharf Sts., Victoria.
Water Street, Vancouver. THE WEEK, SATURDAY JULY 4, 1908
Subscribed
Capital . $500,000
Paid Up
Capital . $126,000
Reserve . $160,000
MATHBBS, Gen. Man.
nr closing up estates
either aa Executors or Assignee!
the Dominion Trust Co., Ltd., is
never Influenced by ulterior motives. Their entire ambition,
•(tort, and energy ls directed towards securing the best possible
returns for all concerned.
Name this company executor ln
your will. Blank will forms furnished free of charge and stored
ln our safety deposit vaults,
when we are made your executor.
DOMINION   TBUBT CO.,
Limited.
338 Hasting Street, West,
▼ancouver, B. O.
the most sincere desire that it should
be effective, but the only result was
to lash myself into a state ol excitement and to precipitate sleeplessness. Then 1 am told that it requires practice, and a course of training which i am quite willing to believe.
Sporting
Comment.
□
Since my last remarks 1 am pleased
jo see that the local baseball club has
My own conclusion is that only one anexed  two  more  scalps,   and  both
person in several millions would be have been fairly  good  games^   The
C to possess this special and pe- Athletics of Seattle and the Ballard
culiar    gift.    On    the other hand I team are as strong as any semi-pro-
think it must be admitted that we do fessional nines on the Sound  and to
Lt   sufficiently   appreciate   the   in- lower the colors of   both   these   is
.luei.ee which mind does  exert over something to be proud of.
matter    We do not realize how fre- Although all the runs in the game
quently  our  bodily  ills  are  due  to against the Athletics were made on
mental maladies. Every doctor knows, errors, a comparison of the .play will
for   instance,   how nervousness dis- show that the local team   were   en-
oreanizes the digestive functions, with titled    to    the game  on  their  play,
fsu It t It te food fails to nour- owing to the fact that the Victor.
Z  the  body  loses  its  vigour, boys  not  only  had  more  hits  than
hen with reduced vitality almost any their  opponents   but  thep  also  had
L mav follow    The common advice more hits stopped.   In the game with
£  such  caselis   "pull  yourself  to- Ballard  the   superior  bating of     «
.ether" a recognition of the fact that home  team was responsible for tht
medkal science can do nothing with- victory, although the smart fielding on
"ut the assistance of the patient, and the part of the local representatives
that assistance lies in the exercise of had considerable to do With keeping
the score down	
" TheTest   illustration of this, and The attendance   at   the   Saturday
one which must be regarded as auth- game was very    small     and    while
Native is the case    of    Hezekiah, there was an increase for Dominion
won a moment of depression turned Day it was not as large as it should
hU   ace to  the wall  to die.    Gold have been when the class of ball that
eker    who trekked northwards  on is being played is taken into consid-
!  t UrrTble Edmonton trail in i897 eration.    This   afternoon    the locals
ell    of  strong,  healthy,  able-bodied are playing in Port Angeles, and an-
men who deliberately laid down  on other victory is expected
men who u                              because In   connection   with   these   games
nsnea every saiurut-.y  uj             ti.e   trali   and   died,   simpiy   uc--.au.*>-. ...  ._„
,            a ^ thP verce of the management of the local club has
"THE WEEK" PUBLISHING  they were depressed to «| the^  ^ ^    ^^    ^
COMPANY, LIMITED. ^lU weM the case of  teams to this city to play the locals,
 "   P     !1   : caroenter   who when all  when it is known that an easy victory
P-bH.hed.tVCTOR.A and VANCOUVER  «* ^T' 	
ISM Qovernment Street.
The Week
A Provincial Review and Magazine, published every Saturday by
Mind and Matter.
T,   WHO   W11C11   an win...  .v .o  „__   _ ___
    the    baggage   auu   food   had   been is assured.    I have followed baseball
  .Victoria, B.C.  washed   away,  positively   refused   to on the Sound very carefully this sea-
626   Hastings Street.. ..Vancouver, B.C.  budge an inch.    There was  nothing son, and from my observations I con-
" ~~~ ~~~ the matter with him; he was not even sider that the teams that have been
W. BLAKEMORE..Manager and Editor  hungry> nQr was hJs strength reduced brought to this city are the strongest
by fasting, but when he saw the mis- outside  of the regular league teams
hap he concluded that there was noth- of any on the Sound.    A perusal of
ing ahead of him but starvation and the   list   of  games  that  are   booked
deliberately threw up the sponge.   He will show that the management is ex-
1 hope the habitual reader of this  d|ed as h(, desemd. erting every effort to bring first-class
column    will    not be alarmed at the      0]. ^ Qther hand there are thous. nines to this cityi and   when    it    is
ands of illustrations of sick persons stated   that   among   the   teams   with
given up by the doctors, who deter- whom   the   management   is   in   com-
uvned   that   they   wouldn't  die,  and munication with  at  present    is    the
they are living to-day.   When all is Vancouver team,   which   lately   has
said    and  done,  the  vital  spark  of made such a remarkable showing in
which we hear so much is not physi- the race for the championship of the
cal, it is an emanation of the will.   I northwestern league.    This  game  is
cannot  pursue  this   subject  further, not an assured fact, but inducements
and  these  lines  are  intended  to  be are   being   offered  this   team   for   a
with which so called faith healers
Christian Scientists and other select
coteries, the product of twentieth
century enlightenment, are forcing the
subject to the front.
title. 1 am not about to enter into
any learned disquisition of a philosophical character. If any of my readers are anxious for such a course of
study I can furnish them with a list
of the most up-to-date works treating the subject on a scientific basis,
but I want to make a few casual remarks from a popular standpoint.    1   ;u]d  these  hnes  are  lmenucu   lu  uv   o   . _^___
arn^incited thereto by the persistency  rather suggestive than exhaustive, but game some Monday afternoon.   This
...u_,a   (-.,,„.   u_>_i\_>r_.   ^ readers w;ii easiiy See how the is the only day on which one of the
principle applies to much more than league     teams     can     play   outside
a question of sickness and health, and matches, and if it should so happen
how it dominates    human    projects that the game is arranged, it will be
ubject to tne tront.                             and sciiemes> and must be in its very necessary for the people who are now
Not that there is anything new in  essence the ruling force 0f human life, complaining of weak teams  to aug-
the theory that mind has an influence   N(_ man Js beatfin as long as he willi. ment the attendance considerably.
to fight, there is a sense in which it On several occasions I have refer-
is equally true that no man dies as red to the neglect of the local daily
long as he wills to live. papers in not giving their readers the
latest sporting news. On those occasions I referred particularly to the
scores of the northwest baseball
league, but as yet nothing has been
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ clone, for the scores  do not appear.
  Although the daily press    does    net
A CRITIC OF SOCIALISM. consider this of sufficient importance
  to   publish,   I   am  informed   that   at
on matter, but its votaries have vastly extended the application of the
theory until their conclusions if logically followed would lead to the abandonment of many excellent curative
methods and a substitution of a cult
for developing hypnotism. I was furnished the other day with an excellent recipe for allaying worry.
What would not such a recipe be
worth if it could be effectively applied at will, worry kills more men
than work, poison or old age, to say
nothing of strong drink and
cream.       .
read "don't worry," and how many
thousands of times have we tried not
to worry, and yet whenever things go
wrong we worry just the same as
ever.
Then we are told that worry dosn't
pay, well of ocurse it doesn't, every
^^^^^.
President Roosevelt and his admir-  least two well known resorts for gen-
—-   ers will doubtless welcome the little  tlemen    have    arranged to have the
ot   strong   ann*   aim   ice  book which the Macmillans have just scorces   bulletined   every   afternoon.
How   many   times have we  published under the title "The Prob-  The latest neglect on the part of the
lems and Perils of Socialism." The morning daily is the failure to pub-
author is Mr. J. St. Loe Strachey, lish the results of the games in Van-
editor of the Spectator, and probably couver on Dominion Day in which
the most influential English defender Victoria clubs took part,
of Mr. Roosevelt's policies. The book The Victoria intermediate lacrosse
is   fittingly   dedicated   to   President  team visited Vancouver on that day,
i---"    --   . _     Roosevelt, "not because  of  personal  and not  a word was  said  until  the
body knows that, but people don't friendship nor out of private regard, news was two days' old. The same
worry because they believe it pays, though these would have been reasons can be said of the gun clubs, whicli
and most people would be very glad amply sufficient," but because he re- sent representatives to the shoot in
to pay a good price to get cured of gards the President as one of the most Vancouver, while the victory of the
the habit. Since I know that the re- convinced and most powerful oppon- local cricketers over the Mainland
cipe was given in good faith, and had ents 0f socialism. The volume is a players received as much attention as
been successfully applied by the per- reprint of a series of "Letters to a can be given in three lines. This is
son who sent it, I dare uot comment Working Man" which appeared in the certainly a case of newspapers being-
other than with respect, and so as not   Spectator,    and    which  embody  the  up to date.
to arouse the risibilities of the Phil- autl10r's view that socialism would im- The defeat of Dr. Roller, the Seattle
istines I will not repeat it, beyond perii tile safety of the state by break- wrestler, at the hands of Frank
suggesting that it involves a gradual jng down t|,e character of the citizens, Gotch was, as I expected, and al-
relaxing of all the muscles of the body and by drying up the sources of na- though I have never seen either man
at will, and a yielding to thc soothing  tionai wealth. in action. 1 learn on good authority
influence supposed to follow in con-  .
Farmer—"Somethin'     the     matter
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Tiotorla.
Westminster  teams  tells us  of very to  this city  I  shall  be
rough work, and from   a   gentleman surprised.
who knows the game and witnessed
this particular match, I learn that it ^^^^^^^^^
was disgraceful.    Until    referees   are i a0 not boast that at my door        ■
,     ,               „„,i„ tr. i*,-,v(. tlip Rlc'1 commerce lays an affluent ston
appointed who are ready to have tlie Not that beJ,ore the stranger.s eyesl
laws  of  the  game  enforced  as  they Imposing mansions, clustering, risel
should be, there will be rough play,
and as long as the rough play continues the Canadian national game will
suffer. At the annual meteing of the
B. C. Lacrosse Association official
referees were appointed to fill these
positions, but up till the present I
have heard of only one game when
two officials regularly appointed were
in charge.   If the executive of the as
sequence. To put it shortly it simply
means the exercise of sufficient will
power to produce bodily torpor, with
sufficient faith to believe that peace
of mind will follow.    I tried it with
with the machine?"
Voice (from under the auto.—No;
I just crawled under here to get out
of the sun.
In action, I learn on good authority
that from the showing that was made
by Roller in his previous matches
he had no license whatever to take
on Gotch.
The account *of the lacrosse match
between the    Vancouver    and    New
But mine is wealth of greater woa
The opulence of fairest earth, I
Gold, unalloyed, in matchless dal
And emeralds in my unfenced la|
I do not boast my heart affords ■
A changeling love to teeming hordl
Nor that, in turbulence, I run '
A restless race from sun to sun.
But perfumed airs my gardens m
And sapphirine waves my beaches!
And on their sun-kissed bosoms f
The mirrored gleam of turquoise]
Far prouder cities, roaring, stand
ii  aha. .._*,-•-_.-. ■ -  ~-   - _■__,   |„uuuci   i-iLie.-,,  ruaring,   sL_iim
sociation was to get busy the referees  Whembeauty's hand ne'er louche
might be made to do their work prop
erly.
The victory of the Victoria Cricket
Club over the Vancouver players did
not come as any surprise to me, for
I have maintained all season that the
I,.cal c
But,   careless  of  their  braggart  si
I  lure their wearied peoples here. I
—Alfred Hustwif
No Chance to Kick.
Ostend—"Does money talk, pal
Pa—"No, my son.    If money cl
lub is stronger this season than  talk- the new $10 gold pieces woulj
lias  been  for  some  years,  and  if  out a wail about the Indian in
dues  not  bring thc  championship   mas and the Shakespearean Indj THE WEEK, SATURDAY, }UL Y 4. m?
44,000 Yards of Carpets
Forty-Four Thousand Yards of fine carpets, every inch carefully woven in the latest designs by the leading manufacturers, that is the stock now on view in our carpet department—seeing is believing, you can see
it any moment you honour us with a call.   If placed end-on they would reach from here to Port Angeles and
part of the way back;   they would cover the centre of twenty-five miles of sidewalks.   What is perhaps more
astonishing still is the fact that we have as much more on order and long before the weft which is now busily
plying across the English looms reaches us,  the present forty-four thousand  yards  will  be  reduced  to   a
minimum.   A great quantity goes into the beautiful homes of Victoria and district,  another  portion helps  to
furnish the numerous hotels that are springing up all over this vast western land;  another large quantity enriches the magnificent steamships which ply to and fro on the Pacific.   Hotel proprietors   and  ship-owners are
hard headed men of business, they demand and will have only those carpets that will stand wear and tear,
they know it is a fool's policy to buy a carpet which will need replacing in a few years time when
they can buy from Weihr Bros., the finest carpets in the world, that will last from twenty to
fifty years, at very little more than they pay for the so-called cheap carpet.   What is more, these
men of business cannot afford to have an ugly or out-of-date design, they must have the latest and jj
most artistic, that is another reason why they come to us for their carpets.
Suppose you are recasting a room, for the sake of saving two dollars you buy one the so-called
cheap sort, it will look shabby within twelve months, and at the end of five years it will be a worn-out rag,
the whole of the first cost is gone, and you have to duplicate expense; that increases your cost of living. If you
had come to us, we should have sold you a carpet that would have lasted you anyway from twenty-five to
fifty years, thereby reducing your cost of living. It does not matter what style of carpets you are in want
of-Brussels, Wilton, Axminster, Axbury, Tapestry, Art Square, or Oriental-we can show you a wonderful
assortment in each class. We are proud of our carpets because their lasting wear and beautiful designs
bring us at least two customers for every carpet sold-people will talk, you know-they like it, and so do
we.
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Venezuela.
Written specially for The Week, by
an ex-Resident.)
('What will be the eventual outcome
the   trouble  between   the   United
[ites and Venezuela?"
Important as this question is, it has
It much of its interest and its attrac-
|n  for  the  ordinary  person  owing
the  fact that it has  been  before
public so long.   It must be more
lin  seven years,  speaking  roughly,
Ice the States and Venezuela lirst
ban to disagree, but it was not until
Ipriani Castro,   the    strongest and
lst    unscrupulous    President    that
Inezuela ever possessed ruled, that
jitters became very serious.    Since
accession, /or accession is the only
brd which fully conveys to the out-
lle public the despotic power which
ts   extraordinary   man   wields,   the
llomatic situation between the two
Imtries has bordered upon the gro-
Iquc.    On the one hand we find a
public,  with  a  population  of less
Iri" 300,000, an army of 8,000 men,
[credit, rotten government and end-
possibilities, defying a nation of
tr 80,000,000 people with an army
a navy in proportion to its popu-
|on.   On the other hand this great
ver  has  suffered  a  baby  republic
finsult her throughout a long term
■years, has allowed her citizens to
I ejected, her debts to remain un-
and herself to be an object of
Jtsement to the other great Powers,
is true that from time to time
j United States has made protests,
they  have  proved  abortive  and
le been contemplated by the Presi-
It of Venezuela with good-humour-
Icontcmpt.    Occasionally messages
] received over the wires which in-
late that something would be done
within a few days and that the United
States would obtain her just claims,
but no result has followed. One of
these spasms of abortive activity, if
the paradox may be admitted, has
taken place during the last few days
when the U. S. has threatened to
practically boycott all Venezuelan
trade as far their territories are concerned. Like others, this appalling
threat has not been taken seriously by
the President or the people of Venezuela and the despoilers of the vast
capital of the Bermudez Asphalt
Company sleep undisturbed.
The reasons that the republic of
Venezuela has been able to assume
and to keep up this extraordinary attitude of contempt for the United
States and for thc rest of the powers,
are many. One of the foremost is
the whole-hearted apathy with which
the people of thc country regard their
own affairs and thc affairs of the
world. Spanish as they arc by origin,
by language and by tradition, there
is nothing which can arouse any degree of interest in their minds. The
eternal "Manana," that ever blessed
tomorrow upon which the Spaniard
will do everything, is not only their
shibboleth, it is their creed, condensed
into one word. Even when Presidents have been shot in the capital
city and when aspiring ministers of
state have 1_een swiftly and silently
hurried away to the dark dungeons
of the prison which stands in thc
swamps of Maracibo, the common
herd have shown no concern. Thc
soldiers themselves, unless driven into action at the point of thc bayonet,
would sooner enjoy a siesta rather
than face the enemy at any stage of
the game. How much more men is
it unreasonable to expect them to interest themselves in a matter in which
a foreign country is concerned, when
they are  too  lazy to interest them
selves in revolutions which are of
their own making.
The personality of Castro is overwhelming and permeates the land.
Never in the history of tjie country,
since Simon Bollivar Liberator, delivered Venezuela from the despotism
of Spain in 1810 has a president lived
long enough to complete his term ot
office. The bullet, the sword, or the
poison have ended his career. But
Castro has proved himself to be invulnerable so far, and more than that
he has taken such revenge upon those
who have endeavoured to interfere
with him, that the exciting business
of fomenting revolutions has lost its
attraction, even for the most reckless.
To summarize the attitude of tlie
people.    It amount to this;
"It is Castro. Let him do as
seemeth good unto him."
One fact which can be accepted
with reference to the situation as 11
stands today is that whatever promises Castro may make, whatever
agreements he may enter into, whatever compacts he may conclude hc
will not adhere to one of them.
It is as useless to expect His Excellency of Venezuela to keep his
word in international matters as it
would be to expect that the waters of
the earth would ascend the mountains.
With an army which is not equipped, with a navy which consists of
six ships, five of which havc been sold
to him by other nations after they
have been condemned as unseaworthy,
with a depreciated currency and an
exhausted credit, Castro is in the
happy and irresponsible position of
the insolvent gambler who can afford
to take every risk that the game may
contain in the pleasing consciousness
that he lias nothing tn lose and everything to win.
If the annexation of Venezuela to
the United States had been politically
possible it would have happened some
time ago, but unfortunately both for
Venezuela and for the United States
it does not seem to be an event which
can be brought about. The country
of Venezuela, covers an area of 599,-
166 square miles and throughout all
this vast territory only 370 miles of
railways have been built. This one
statement is sufficient to show that
it is entirely undeveloped. And yet
the country itself is one of the richest
in the world. There is no species of
tropical produce which does not flourish within it and the few prospectors
who have penetrated into the interior
have returned saying that its mineral
resources are unequalled. Its North-
cm Coast line extends for hundreds
of miles and although in parts the
mountains make it a matter of difficulty to bring the produce down to
the Coast, nevertheless there arc
places where ports could be established without serious trouble and the
distance to the Gulf of Mexico is but
trilling. And this marvellous country is practically a waste and barren
land as far as the exploiting of its
resources is concerned.
The one and only satisfactory solution to the difficulty which exists between thc United States and Venezuela is annexation. There is not nor
can there ever be any other satisfactory ending. Even if Castro should
(he suddenly at the hands of his numerous and vindictive enemies another President would arise whose
methods would be more involved ancl
whose unscrupulousness would be
more intensified even than are the
methods and unscrupulousness of the
Dictator of today. The term of ollice
which may be enjoyed by any of the
Government officials of the Republics
of South America is so short and llic
chance of prolonged life so insecure
ihat   perforce   lhe   only   satisfactory
way in which they can make use of
any power which may happen to come
their way is to embark upon a short
and strenuous course of pillage, plunder and murder, regardless of thc
interest of the people whom they arc
supposed to govern, and regardless of
the ethics which govern the lives of
ordinary men.
A strong stand such as has been
recommended by Secretary Root to
the Congress at Washington, when
he advised that the trade of Venezuela
should bc crippled as far as it lies
within the power of the United States
to do so, may bring President Castro
to his senses for a short space of time
and may cause him to issue his orders
to the judges of the Supreme Court
of Venezuela to reverse their decision
in the matter of the Bermudez Com-
p'any.
This, 1 say, may happen, but even
so, it will be only a temporary lull in
a storm which, although intermittent,
is also recurring. At thc next opportunity, and Castro is one of the most
expert opportunists who ever entered
into the devious paths of diplomacy,
Castro will discover another excuse
for looting the hated foreigner and
the whole trouble will occur once
more to be patched up in the same
unsatisfactory manner. As long as
\ enezuela is a Republic, as long as
she is permitted to misgovern herself,
so long will she be an ever-present
source of trouble, not only to thc
United Slates of America but to any
other nation whose subjects endeavour to trade within her gates.
Joseph Rauer of Si. Louis confided
his saloon lo the vigilance of a bulldog which intelligently allowed a
b'urglar lo steal .ill the valuables in
it while repulsing a policeman who
was disposed lo interfere! THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908.
Correspondence.
LAND SETTLEMENT.
Victoria, B. C, June io, 1908.
Editor Week:
Sir,—In yesterday's issue    of    the
Colonist an editorial    appears    criticising an article in the News-Advertiser re the settlement of the lands of
the   Province,   in   which   it   says   in
part:    We are asked why  the  government cannot be its own organization agent, and make the profit itself?
This question can be readily answered
by those who take the trouble to investigate the matter.    Such    persons
know that it is quite impossible for a
government to act successfully in colonization  lines,  that  is  in  soliciting
people and locating them  on farms,
and as for the profit we do not believe it would be possible for a government to do colonization work and
make any money out of it, and continues its article favouring the handing over of our lands to colonization
Companies.   Now, sir, if the editor of
the Colonist would apply his advice to
others to take the trouble to investigate to himself he would find that it
has been the government and not the
colonization companies that has given
the impetus to investigation and settlement of the government lands, and
that the colonization companies only
stepped in to reap the benefit of the
foundation  laid and the work being
carried on by the government.   If we
go    back   to the earliest history of
Canada, when the king   of   France
handed over large tracts of land to
individuals and companies for colonization purposes, were they    not   a
failure so far as colonization was concerned, but a very fat thing for the
individual or company; and later have
we not got the experience of the province    of    Ontario, with  the  Canada
Land Company, and later still, what
were the results from the number of
land and colonization companies organized for the settlement of the lands
of Manitoba and tlie Northwest in the
eighties?    Were they  not all dismal
failures    so   far as colonization was
concerned?    It must not be thought
for a moment that the large immigration into these provinces to the east of
us is the work of colonization or land
companies.    These  companies which
secured immense tracts of land at unreasonably low prices and made colos-
sial fortunes by selling to   the   incoming settler at   greatly   advanced
prices, only came into existence within the last seven years.   After the Dominion government and the government of Manitoba had agents, both in
Great Britain and the United States
for over twenty years and advertising
the country and working up immigration, and so soon as it became evident to a number of shrewd business
men that the tide nf settlement had set
in for Manitoba and the Northwest,
they stepped in, secured the land and
acted merely as salesmen and guides
and pocketed the profits.   It is a crying shame and a matter that savours
of something worse than business incapacity, that both thc Dominion government and the government of Manitoba,  after  spending  large   sums  of
money    in    securing  settlers should
have handed them over to be fleeced
by wily speculators to their own loss.
The question in a nutshell is if the
land was only worth one dollar and
twenty-live cents to two dollars and
fifey   cents   per   acre   the   prices   at
which   they were  sold  to  the  land
companies, why was it  not sold on
settlement conditions to    the   actual
settler  at   these   prices?    If  it   was
worth  the  twelve  to  twenty  dollars
per acre  which these  companies received  from the settler, why should
not the  governments    have    secured
those prices themselves?
Now, sir. I think the editor
of the Colonist, whom we know to
be intelligent, progressive and up to
date in his views on public questions,
and I believe favours municipal and
government ownership of public utilities, must have been a little befos-
siled or befagged when he wrote that
article, or it. would never have appeared in print. Is this not an age
when the most conservative men are
favouring government ownership    of
railways and other   public   utnlities,
even to purchasing them of the companies owning them?   If the government can find men qualified to manage and operate difficult propositions,
wny can they not find men to handle
the simplest of all the land which they
now possess?   ls it not refreshing to
be asked to hand over our public domain for a mere pittance to private
corporations while the government of
Great Britain is advancing large sums
of money to buy out their landlords?
Now I do not propose advising tne
government, as 1 think they are quite
capable of dealing with the question.
But 1 would suggest for the benefit of
the Colonist a means by which our
lands might be administered for the
benefit of  both  the  settler  and  the
province.    The    government    has at
present a number of survey and exploring parties  at  work  throughout
the new districts.    On their  reports
being   filed   the   most advantageous
parts for immediate settlement should
be opened up by the building of good
roads  from  the  nearest    points    of
either railway or water communication; a department of immigration organized in connection with, say, the
land  department,  with  a  competent,
experienced man at the head of it. Increase the staff sufficient    in    Great
Britain to reach the farming districts,
especially in Scotland and Ireland, and
open offices in some of the principal
railway centres in the United States.
Supply them with honest, straightforward literature, and when necessary
send competent guides to assist settlers in locating their lands.   But you
say  this means  greater  expense.    I
answer no greater than it would be
for  a  private  company,  and  is   our
province not as  wealthy as any of
those    companies.      Does    not    the
United States, and I think the  Dominion governments not consider that
every adult male citizen added to our
population adds one thousand dollars
to the wealth of the nation?   But regardless of this last fact this proposition, instead of being a tax on the
other revenues of the  Province  can
be made not only self-sustaining but
a large revenue producer, and at the
same time provide lands for the settler    at    less    than  half  the  prices
charged by the land companies.    To
meet this expense I would leave the
pre-emption law as it is, issue grazing
leases and permits for cutting hay at
reasonable rates and raise the price of
sale from two dollars and fifty cents
per acre to five dollars, and that on
conditions of settlement and sell on
ticms of, say, six or ten annual instalments with interest at six per cent.
As  I  understand it  the  government
has sufficient money on hand, otherwise 1 would suggest the issuing of
four per cent, bonds for the purpose
which could be now sold at par.   This
proposition holds out greater inducements to the settler, while the Province receives the profits instead of the
speculator.
Yours truly,
B. COLUMBIAN.
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CONCERNING MISS  MURCUTT.
Kditor of the Week, Victoria:
Sir,—Permit me to congratulate you
upon your stand re Miss Ada Murcutt,
the much travelled mischief-maker and
high priestess of "reforms," which, if
brought about would in my opinion
work incalculable damage to Canada.
Miss Murcutt, to my mind, is an irrational egotist, whose policy is to dn
good for Miss Murcutt chiefly. Her
stock in trade is to misrepresent in
one part of thc world the conditions
prevailing in another, and her audiences as a rule arc composed of
credulous, confiding women and children, who display a larger measure
of faith in the reliability of her statements than they warrant. I happened
tn be in Wellington, N. Z., when Miss
Murcutt was there last September,
and was astonished beyond measure
at some of the things contained in her
address. She was dealing with the
conditions of women in America. In
the glorious republic, she averred,
typistes , for an example, receive an
average wage of £20 ($100) per
month. Corresponding high wages are
earned by all women engaged in business life. The result of such high
wages is that girls do not feel them-
for the sake of securing a home and
support, and are therefore able to
make a better selection when they do
accept a husband. The result, according to Miss Murcutt, is that in
the United States of America, the
average domestic happiness and suitable marriages is higher than anywhere else in the world. Both the
facts (?) and the deductions were so
astounding to me that I looked into
them at the time. As for the alleged
high wages we have only to go to
Sargeant's statistics from the Labour
Bureau at Washington to find that the
average for typistes is $30 per month
—not $100. The fact that the divorce
average in the States is higher than
anywhere else in the world would
seem to contradict the sequential deductions. I merely mention the incident as an example of the utter irresponsibility of this lecturer, who appears to have hypnotized a most well
meaning body of women.
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Pandora. THE WEEK, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1908.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
JAKE  NOTICE   that  John   Gafleney,
St.  Paul,  Minn.,  occupation  Gentle-
n,   intends   to   apply   for   permission
purchase   the   following   described
ds:
Commencing at a post planted at the
itheast eorner of seotion 8, Town-
p north of township 12, range 6,
udrier survey, Neehaeo Valley, thence
lh 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
mce south 80 chains; thence east 80
tins to place of beginning,
Jated April rd, 1908.
ne 20 JOHN GAFFENEY.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Omineca,
TAKE NOTICE  that V.  J.   Swanson,
St. Paul, Minn., occupation Gentlo-
m, intends to apply for permission to
rchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
utheast corner of section 6, township
rth of township 12, range B, Poudrier
rvey, Nechaco Valley, thence north 80
ains; thence west 80 chains; thence
uth 80 chains;  thence east 80  chains
place of commencement
Dated   April   3rd,   1908.
ne 20 V. J. SWANSON.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
PAKE NOTICE that E. W. MacKenzie,
Winnipeg,  Man.,  occupation  Barris-
, Intends to apply for permission to
•chase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
ithwest corner  of section  18,  town-
p north of township 12, range 5, Pou-
er   survey,   Nechaco   Valley;   thence
'th 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;
—mce south 80 chains; thence west 80
.ins to place of commencement.
Jated April lst, 1908.
20 H. W. MACKENZIE.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
'AKE NOTICE  that R,   L,  Brackin,
■Chatham, Ont., occupation Barrister,
ends to apply for permission to pur-
Ise the following described  lands:
lommencing at a post planted at the
Ithwest corner of section 7, township
Ith of township 12, range 5, Poudrier
■vey, Nechaco Valley; thence north 80
■ins;  thence  east  80  chains;  thence
>h 80 chains; thence west 80 chains
oint of commencement.
fated April lst, 1908.
|e 20 R. L. BRACKIN.
ship north of township 18, range 6,
Poudrier survey, Nechaco Valley; thence
north 80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
thence south 80 chains; thence east 80
chains to point of commencement.
April lst, 1908.
June 20 H. T. BLACKBURN.
NECHACO   LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that A. A. Magee of
Toronto, Ont., occupation Barrister, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northeast corner of section 10, township
north of township 13, range 6, Poudrier
survey, Nechaco Valley; thence south 80
chains; thenee west 80 chains; thence
north 80 chains; thence east 80 chains
to point of commencement.
April lst, 1908.
June 20 A. A. MAGEE.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Lizzie Flckeisen,
of St. Louis, Mo., occupation Married
Woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northeast corner of the south half of
section 34, township 14, range 5, Nechaco Valley; thence south 80 chains;
thence west 80 chains; thence north 80
chains; thence east 80 chains to point of
commencement, and being the south half
of said section 34 and the north half of
section 27, township 14, range 5.
March 29th, 1908.
June   20 LIZZIE  FICKEISEN.
NECHACO  LAND  DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Ella Bamford,
of Berkeley, Cal., occupation Married
Woman, intends to apply for permission
to purchase the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner of section 26, township
14, range 6, Nechaco Valley; thence
south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains;
thence north 80 chains; thence west 80
chains to point of commencement.
March 29th, 1908.
June 20 ELLA BAMFORD.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
4.KE NOTICE that Ethel Patmore,
Cranbrook, B.C., occupation Married
nan, intends to apply for permission
■purchase the following described
Is:
bmmencing at a post planted at the
Ihwest corner of section 6, township
lh of township 12, range 5, Poudrier
l-ey, Nechaco Valley, thence north
lhains; thence east 80 chains; thence
lh 80 chains; thence west 80 chains
Ilace of commencement.
Tited. March  31st,  1908.
20 ETHEL PATMORE.
| NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
CE NOTICE  that Ethel Elizabeth
liore of Cranbrook, B.C., occupation
fried Woman,   intends  to  apply for
mission   to   purchase   the   following
Iribed lands:
Immencing at a post planted at the
neast corner of section 1, township
Jh of township 13, range B, Pou-
I* survey, Nechaco Valley; thence
li 80 chains; the.ice west 80 chains;
|_e south 80 chains; thence east 80
lis to point of commencement.
Irch lst, 1908.
|THEL  ELIZABETH  PATMORE.
1 20
|NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
|KE NOTICE   that  Alex  Cochrane,
loronto,  Ont.,  occupation  Barrister,
Ids to apply for permission to pur-
I) the following described  lands:
■nmencing at a post planted at the
least corner of section 2, township
I of township 13, range 5, Poudrier
§y, Nechaco Valley, thence north 80
Is;  thence west  80 chains;  thence
) chains; thence east 80 chains
bint of commencement.
Irch 31st, 1908.
" 20 ALEX COCHRANE.
••JECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
•CE NOTICE that Charles  Garrow
|>derich, Ont., occupation Barrister,
ds to apply for permission to pur-
the following described lands:
nmencing at a post planted at the
least corner of section ,  township
of township 13, range 5, Poudrier
|y, Nechaco Valley, thence north 80
.  thence west  80 chains;  thence
SO chains;  thence east 80 chains
lint of commencement.
Vch 31st, 1908.
|20 CHARLES GARROW.
NECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
TAKE NOTICE that Anton Olson, of
Saskatoon, Sask., occupation Farmer,
Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner and 80 chains east
of Indian Reserve No. 4, on the south
shore of Fraser Lake; thence south 40
chains; thence east 80 chains; thence
north 40 chains more or less to south
shore of Fraser Lake; thence following
said shore westward to place of beginning.
April 21st, 1908.
June 20 ANTON OLSON.
TAKE NOTICE that the British Columbia Canning Canning Company, Limited, of London, England and Victoria,
B.C., Salmon Canners and Sawmill Owners, intend to apply for permission to
lease the following described foreshore
and submerged land adjoining lot No.
3, Range, 2, Coast District.
Commencing at a post marked "B.C.C.
Co., South Post," planted on Island,
forming part of said Lot No. 3, three
chains S. % W. from the Church, situate on the Wannuck River, Rivers Inlet, B.C., thence due west one-quarter
mile, thence due nort _ oi.e-half mile to
a post marked "B. C. G. Co., N.W.
Post," on the north shore of Rivers Inlet, thence along the shore one-quarter
mile due east, thence due south to island
first mentioned.
2Bth April,  1908.
BRITISH COLUMBIA CANNING CO.,
May 2 D. McPhee, Agent.
TAKE NOTICE that the British Columbia Canning Company, Ltd., of London, England, and Victoria, B.C., Salmon Canners and Sawmill Owners, Intend to apply for permission to lease the
following described foreshore and submerged land fronting lots Nos. 4, 10, and
14, range 2, Coast District:
Commencing at a post marked "B.C.C.
Co. N.E. Post," planted at the Southeast corner of the Victoria Cannery,
Rivers Inlet, at high water mark,
thence due west one-half mlle, thence
in a southerly direction to the N. W.
corner of Lot No. 14, thence easterly
along the shore to point of commencement.
BRITISH COLUMBIA CANNING CO.,
May 2 D. McPhee. Agent.
which, on the 28th day of November,
1907, was authorised and licensed to
carry on business within the Province
of British Columbia, is hereby authorised and licensed to carry out or effect
all or any of the additional objects of
the Company to which the legislative
authority of the Legislature of British
Columbia extends.
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate at the Town of Auckland, ln the
Province of Auckland, in the Colony
of New Zealand.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is one million flve hundred
thousand pounds, divided into one hundred and fifty thousand shares of ten
pounds each.
The head ofllce of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria,
aM James Hill Lawson, merchant,
whose address is Victoria, B.C., is the
attorney for the Company.
Given under my hand and seal of
office at Victoria, Province of British
Columbia, this 14th day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The additional objects for which this
Company has been established and licensed are:—■
To carry on every kind of insurance
and re-insurance business not including
ordinary life insurance, but including
insurance against death by accident,
and to re-insure or counter-insure every
kind of risk, and to do all such other
things as are incidental or conducive
to the attainment of those objects. To
acquire and undertake the whole or any
part of the business property and liabilities of any company carrying on any
business which this Company ls authorised to carry on.
June 27.
east side of Loughborough Inlet about
three-quarters of a mile south of McBride Bay and about ten chains north
of old mill; thence east twenty chains;
thence south twenty chains; thence west
twenty chains more or' less to the east
short of Loughborough Inlet; thence
northerly twenty chains more or less
and following the east shore of Loughborough Inlet to the point of commencement.
Dated May lst, 1908.
DAVIDSON, WARD CO., LIMITED,
May 9 G. S. Wilson, Agent
LICENSE TO AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies' Act, 1897,'
m
£>M
THE attention of the Lands and
Works Department having been directed
to the fact that town lots in a town-
site named Prince Rupert, being a subdivision of Lot 642, Range B, Coast District, situated on the mainland between
the mouth of the Skeena River and
Kaien Island, are being offered for sale,
it has been deemed necessary to warn
the public that the said townsite is not
situated at the terminus of the Grand
Trunk Pacific Railway, and is not the
townsite which is owned jointly by the
Government of British Columbia and
the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company.
F. J. FULTON,
Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works,
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., May lst, 1908.
May 9
LAND REGISTRY ACT.
To   T.  J.   Graham,   registered  and  assessed   owner   of   Lot   291,   Mount
Tolmie  Park,  Victoria  District.
TAKE NOTICE that application  has
been made to Register William Flannery
as the owner ln fee simple of the above
lot  under  a  Tax  Sale  Deed  from  the
Assessor   of   the  District   of  Victoria,
dated  the  16th  of  January,   1903,  and
you are required to contest the claim
of the said William Flannery within 30
days from  the first publication hereof.
Dated   at  Land  RfSlstry  Offlce,   Victoria,   British  Columbia,  this   12th  day
of May,  1908.
S. Y. WOOTTON,
May 16 Registrar General.
Within .sixty days from date I intend
to apply to the Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works for permission to
purchase 80 acres of land at Kltsals
Canyon. The land ls situated within
lines commencing at a post about half
a mile south of Chas. Durham's Southwest corner and marked: Erick Norlln,
80 acres, Purchase Claim, S. W. Corner,
May 19th, 1908; thence north 20 chains,
thence east 40 chains; thence south 20
chains; thence west 40 chains to point
of commencement, containing 80 acres,
May 19th, 1908.
June 13 ERICK NORLIN.
-JECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
ICE  NOTICE   that   G.   S.   Hodgson
Ironto, Ontario, occupation Barrls-
Intends to apply for permission to
|ase the following described lands:
nmencing at a post planted at the
■east corner of section 12, township
I of township 13, range B, Poudrier
|y, Nechaco Valley; thence nortli 80
3;   thence  west   80  chains;   thence
80 chains; thence east 80 chains
lint of commencement
I'll lst, 1908.
120 G.  S. HODGSON.
IfECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
ICE NOTICE that R. W. Matheson
lcknow, Ont., occupation Commer-
Iraveller, Intends to apply for per-
|n to purchase the following dell lands:
Imenclng at a post planted at the
last corner of section 13, township
I of township 13, range 5, Pou-
Jsurvey, Nechaco Valley; thence
|80 chains; thence west 80 chains;
south 80 chains; thence east 80
to point of commencement.
II lst,  1908.
IO R.  W. MATHESON.
ECHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
|E NOTICE  that E. M.  Flock of
Ont,  occupation  Barrister,  into apply for  permission   to  pur-
\he following described lands:
nenclng at a post planted at the
list corner of section 11, town-
Irth of township 13, range B, Pou-
Jnirvey, Nechaco Valley; thence
10 chains; thence west 80 chains;
J north 80 chains', thence east 80
Ito point of commencement,
lst, 1908.
E. M. FLOCK.
COAST  LAND DISTRICT.
TAKE NOTICE that A. Mammer, of
Bella Coola, occupation farmer, Intends
to apply for permission tu purchase the
following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted 20
chains south of the northwest corner
of Lot 24, Range 3, Coast District;
thence west 20 chains to shore of
Abuntlet Lake; thence in a southwesterly direction along shore line to
the west boundary of Lot 24; thence
north B chains more or less to point of
commencement     and     containing     flve
June 2nd, 1908.
june 27 ALBERT  HAMMER.
OMINECA LAND DISTRICT.
TAKE NOTICE that I, James Henry
Snodgrass, of Francois Lake, occupation Rancher, intends to apply for permission to purchase the followi.is il-u-
scribed  land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
N. W. corner of Lot 212; thence W.
20 chains, more or less, to the Eastern
boundary of my Pre-emption; thence
south to shores of Francois Lake; thence
following shore In an Easternly direction to the West Boundary of Lot 212;
thence north following 40 acres, more
or  less.
Dated   20th   May,   1908.
june 27    JAMES HENRY  SNODGRASS.
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of New Westminster.
TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Owen
Townley, of Vancouver, barrister at law,
intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: ,
Commencing at a post planted on the
southwest shore of Defence Island,
Howe Sound, thence in a northerly, easterly, southerly and westerly direction,
following high water mark to the point
of commencement, containing 30 acres,
more or less, and being the whole of
the Island known as Defence Island.
Dated  Sth April,  1908.
THOMAS OWEN TOWNLEY.
May 9
Cun 21 del
Province of British Columbia.
No. 433.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the
Michigan Commercial Insurance Company" is authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of
British Columbia and to corry out or
affect all or any of the objects of the
Company to which the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.        1
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate at Lansing, Ingham County,
Michigan.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is three hundred thousand dollars, divided into six thousand shares
of fifty dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company in
this Province is situate at Victoria, and
R. P. Rithet & Company, Insurance
Agents, whose address is Victoria, B.C.,
ls the attorney for the Company.
The time of the existence of the Company is thirty years from the 19th day
of October, A.D., 1904.
Given   under   my   hand  and  seal  of
offlce  at  Victoria,  Province of  British
Columbia, this  16th day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and eight.
(L.S.) S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company
has been established and licensed are:
To make Insurance on dwelling
houses, stores, and all kinds of buildings and upon household furniture,
goods, wares and merchandise, and any
other property against loss or damage
by fire, and to make insurance upon
vessels, freights, goods, wares, merchandise, and other property against the
risk of inland navigation and transportation.
May 2
LAND REGISTRY ACT.
In the matter of our application for a
Duplicate   Certlflcate   of   Title   to
Subdivision Lots 46 and 47 of Lot
68, and part of Lot 73,- Spring Ridge
(Map 396)  Victoria City.
Notice is hereby given that lt is my
intention at the expiration of one month
from  the date of the first publication
hereof to issue a Duplicate Certificate
of  Title to  said  lands Issued  to  William  Ralph  on the 30th day  of June,
1892, and numbered 13496 A
Land  Registry  Offlce,  Victoria,  B.C.,
this 18th flay Of May, 1908.      .»
S. Y, WOOTTON,
May 23 Reglstrar-Gesieral.
NOTICE Is hereby given that 30 days
after date we. Intend to apply to the
H.V.. the Chief Cdtiimlsuloner of Lands
and Works for a license to prospect
for coal and petroleum on the following
described lands, situated near Coal
Creek, Renfrew District, B. C: Commencing at a post planted at the northeast corner of section 88, and marked
John Meston and W. H. Anderson;
thence west 80 chains to northeast corner of section 87; thence north 80
chains; thence east to western boundary
pf the E. & N. Railway Company's
Lands; thence following said boundary
of Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railwaj
Company's Lands; thence following said
boundary of Esquimalt and Nanaimo
Railway Company's lands to point of
commencement.
Staked May 18th, 1908.
JOHN MESTON.
W. A. ANDERSON.
May 23
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of Coast, Range One.
TAKE NOTICE that Ernest Victor
Bodwell, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
Barrister-at-Law, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
the west shore of Blinkinsop Bay, about
100 feet south of the Wharf, thence
west 80 chains; thence north 60 chainsi
thence east 60 chains; thence south
along the shore back to place of beginning, and containing 480 acres, moro
or less.
Dated June 24th, 1908.
ERNEST  VICTOR BODWELL.
■iu'y i C. G. Johnstone, Agent.
LICENSE TO AN EXTRA-PROVINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies' Act, 1897."
PUBLIC   HOSPITAL   POB   THB
INSANE.
NOTICE is hereby given that the
time for receiving competitive designs
for a Public Hospital for the Insane,
which it is proposed to erect at Coquitlam, situated near New Westminster, B.C., has been extended up to and
Including Monday, the Gth day of July,
1908.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Public Works Engineer.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, 22nd June, 1908.
June 27
I5CHACO   LAND   DISTRICT.
District of Omineca.
NOTICE that H. T. Blackburn,
Idon,   Ont.,   occupation   Barrister,
I to apply for permission to pur-
Ihe following described lands:
■nenclng at a post planted at the
1st  corner  of  section   14,   town-
ADDITIONAL   LICENCE   TO   AN   EXTRA-PROVINCIAL   COMPANY.
"Companies Act, 1897."
Canada:
Province of British Columbia.
No. 417.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the "New
Zealand  Insurance   Company,   Limited,"
CEBTITICATE   OF   THE   BEOISTBA
TION OF AN EXTBA-PROYINCIAL
COMPANY.
"Companies Act, 1897."
I hereby certify that "The Ferro-Con*
crete Construction Company" has this
day been registered as an Extra-I'rovln
cial Company under the "Companies Act.
1897," to carry out or effect all or a::r
of the objects of the Company to whirl
the legislative authority of the Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate at Cincinnati in Hamilton County. Ohio.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is five hundred thousand dollars, divided into five thousand shares
of one hundred dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company In this
Province   is   situate   at   Victoria,   and
Henry Graham Lawson, Solicitor, whose
address is Victoria, B.C., Is the attorney
for   the   company.     Not   empowered   to
Issue and transfer stock.
Given under my hand and Seal of Offlce
at Victoria,  Province of British Columbia,  this fourth day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and eight
S. Y. WOOTTON.
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which  this company
has been established and registered are:
Manufacturing and dealing In fire-proofing and  building material of all kinds,
and constructing, equipping and owning
buildings, bridges and structures of all
kinds,  and  all   things   Incident  thereto,
of   engaging   ln   a   general   contracting
business; and of acquiring, holding, owning and disposing of all  rights,  patent
and   otherwise,   necessary   and   convenient for the prosecution of Its business.
VICTORIA LAND DISTRICT.
Range   1,  Coast  District
TAKE  NOTTCE   that   we,   the  undersigned, Intend to apply to the Hon. Chief
Commissioner of  Lands and Works  for
the purchase of the following described
lands:
Commencing at a post planted on the
Canada,
Province of British Columbia.
No. 434.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the "Inter-provincial Land Company" ls authorised and licensed to carry on business within the Province of British
Columbia and to carry out or effect all
or any of the objects of the Company
to which the legislative authority of the
Legislature of British Columbia extends.
The head offlce of the Company ls
situate at the City of Winnipeg, ln the
Province of Manitoba.
The amount of the capital of the
Company is sixty thousand dollars, divided into six hundred shares of one
hundred dollars each.
The head offlce of the Company ln
this Province ls situate at the City of
Victoria, and James Fulford Fielde,
agent, whose address ls Victoria, aforesaid, ls the attorney for the Company.
Given   under   my   hand   and   seal   of
offlce  at  Victoria,   Province  of   British
Columbia,  this  21st  day of April,  one
thousand   nine  hundred  and   eight
(L.S.. S. Y. WOOTTON,
Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company
has been established and licensed are:
(a) Acquiring, holding, leasing, renting, selling, dealing in, and disposing
of, real estate or any interest therein,
or any mortgage or lien thereon;
(b) To improve real estate by erecting buildings thereon, or in any other
way altering or dealing with the same;
(c) To lend money on the security of
any real or personal property, and for
such purposes to take mortgages, bills
of sale, and other pledges or liens thereon;
(d) To enter into agreements for the
erection or Improvement or sale of land
or buildings;
(e) To acquire, own, sell, or otherwise dispose of, timber," timber limits,
permits and licences, coal lands, or mining lands, or mining rights of any sort
or description;
(f) To hold agencies f»r fire, or life
Insurance, or manufacturing companies;
(g) To carry on farming or gardening operations;
(h) To buy, sell, and deal in, cattle,
horses, and other animals and farm produce, and generally to carry on a general
real estate, loaning, renting, insurance
agency and mercantile agency business;
(I) To acquire, purchase, sell, hold,
and deal ln, the stock-in-trade, effects,
both real and personal, business, and
good-will of any person, firm or corporation engaged in similar business;
(j) To acquire, buy, sell, and hold,
stock In other companies with similar
objects and  powers.
BRADSHAW & DAVIE,
Solicitors for the Inter-provincial Land
Company.
May 2
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of Coast, Range One.
TAKE NOTICE that Henry Graham
Lawson, of Victoria, B.C., occupation,
Solocitor, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
head of Blinkinsop Bay, 60 feet north
of the creek running to the Bay, thence
west 60 chains; thence north 60 chalna;
thence east 60 chains; thence south 60
chains back to the place of beginning,
and containing 360 acres, more or less.
Dated June 24th, 1908.
.     HENRY GRAHAM LAWSON,
July 4 C. G. Johnstone, Agent
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of Coast, Range One.
TAKE NOTICE that James Hill Law-
son, the younger, of Victoria, B.C., occupation Solicitor, Intends to apply
tor permission to purchase the following described land:
Commencing at a post planted on the
west shore of Blinkinsop Bay, three-
quarters of a ..i.le from the entrance
of said Bay; thence west 80 chains;
thence south 60 chains; thence easterly
to the Bay and along the shore of
Bay Inside of Jessie Island; thence
northerly along the shore of Blinkinsop
Bay to the place of commencement, and
containing 480 acres, more or less.
Dated June 24, 1908.
JAMES  HILL LAWSON,  JR.,
jn'y 4 C. G. Johnstone, Agent
NEW WESTMINSTER LAND DISTRICT
District of Coast, Range One.
TAKE NOTICE that Carl Gustave
Johnstone of Vietoria, B.C., occupation
Master Mariner, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted on
the east shore of Blinkinsop Bay. three-
quarters of a mile from the outlet of
the creek at the head of the Bay; thence
north along the shore (10 chains; thence
east 60 chains; thonce south 60 chains;
thence west 60 chains to the place of
commencement, and containing 360
acres, more or less.
Dated   June   2Bth,   1908.
July I    CARL GUSTAVE JOHNSTONE.
CLAYOQUOT  LAND DISTRICT.
District of Alberni.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Mary I. Williams, of Victoria, B.C., spinster, Intend
to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands: Commencing
at a post planted at the south-west end
of one of the group located on the chart
as the one hundred Islands, and extending around this Island to point of
commencement; supposed to contain 20
acres, more or less.
Dated   April  3rd,   1908.
MARY ISABELLA WILLIAMS.
May 2
NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days
after date I intend to apply to the
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license to prospect for coal
on the following described lunds on
Queen Charlotte Island:
Commencing at a post marked J.M.L.,
fc.W., placed half a mile west from the
north-east corner of Lot 1; thonce cast
•10 chains; thence north 40 chains;
thenci- north 40 chains; thenoe west 40
chains; thence south to point of com
mencement,   containing   160  acres.
June 'I'l,   1U0S.
JOHN   M.   LANGLEY,
■i|l-S' 4 Per S. V. Lasseter.
NOTICE Is hereby given that 30 days
alter date 1 Intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license to prospect for coal
on tho 1'nllowing described lands on
Queen Charlotte Island:
Commencing at a post marked J.W.T.,
N.K, placed half a milo from the north-
cast cornor of Lot 1; thenco west 80
chains; thence north 40 chains; thence
east SO chains; thenco south to point
of ('01111110111*01110111, containing 320 acres.
June 22, 190S.
J. W. THICKENS,
July 4 Per S. V. Lasseter.
NOTICE Is hereby given that 30 days
after date I Intend to apply to the Hon.
Chiel' Commissioner of Lands and Works
for a license to prospect for coal on
tho ['ollowing described lands on Queen
Charlotte Island:
Commencing at a post marked P.R.,
S.E., aplced half a mile south from the
north-west corner of Lot 1; thence
north sn ohalns; thenco west 80 chains;
thenee south SO ehains; thence east to
point of eommeneement, containing 640
acres.
June  22,  190S.
PERCY  RICHARDSON,
July I Por S. V. Lasseter.
NOTICI*: ls hereby given thnt 30 dnys
after date I iniend to apply to tho
Hon. Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a license to prospect for coal
on the following desoribed lands on
Queen Charlotte Island:
... Commencing at  a  post  marked   E.S.,
to purchase the following described N.E., placed half a mile south from the
lands: Commencing at a post planted north-west corner of Lot 1; thence west
on the north-east side of Puzzle Island, SO chains; thenee south 80 chains;
extending around the Island to point of thenee oast SO ehains; thence north lo
commencement, and containing 85 acres, point of commencement, eontalnlng 640
more or less. | acres.
ETHEL STEVENS,
CLAYOQUOT   LAND DISTRICT.
District of Alberni.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Elizabeth Margaret Wallis Williams, of Victoria, B.C.,
spinster, Intend to apply for permission
Elizabeth Margaret Wallis Williams.
May 2
I july *l
Per S. V. Lasseter. •&
WEEK, SATURDAY JULY 4, 1908,
«»WK«M«
OLLA PODRIDA
the other end of the sofa, "if I were
to throw you a kiss I wonder what
you'd say."
"Well, I'd say you were the laziest
man I ever saw."
»-~      Yet He Meant No Harm.
"""Master of Ceremonies (at social
gathering)—Mr. Monumerlogg, shall
we have your little talk now, or shall
we let the people enjoy themselves
a little while longer?
No Necessity For It.
"Your husband doesn't come to
church, Mrs. Bramble. I haven't seen
him there since Christmas."
"No, Mr. Slimly. He says he don't
need to come till he gets all his good
resolutions broke."
A Convenient Method.
"I'm sorry not to see you at our
morning services," said the Christian
Science reader to a recent convert.
"I am giving them absent treatment." said the convert.
Jack Knew.
Aunt—Jack, do you know your alphabet?
Jack—Yes, Auntie.
Aunt—-Well, what letter comes after "a"?
Jack—All the others, auntie.
A Good Bargain.
In a ottish tow na commercial
traveler who called upon a tradesman at long intervals made a visit at
Christmas time. "Here's a, box of
cigars," he said to the tradesman,
"and I hope you!Jl enjoy them."
"Na! na!" replied the trader; "I
couldn't tak' them—I neverdae business that way."
"Tut, tut—nonsense, sir!" exclaimed the traveler; "it's just a Christmas
box."
"Na, na, mon! I never tak' anything far naething." ,
"Well, Well—give me a shilling for
the box," said the traveler, "if that
will ease your conscience."
"Ay, ay I Well, let me see," said
the honest shopkeeper, running his
eye over the silver he took from his
pocket; I see I've got a florin here
 I'll, tak' two boxes."
Nothing in a Name.
A fireproof building's apt to burn,
But do not grin;
Likewise a safety razor's apt
To scar the chin.
Realism.
Tommy—Ma, may I play make-
b'lieve I'm entertainin' another little
boy?
Mother—Certainly, dear.
Tommy—All right. Gimme some
cake for him, then.
Boy Missionary.
When the foreign pissionary had
concluded his talk he made the usual
appeal for contributions, however
small. Coming up to the platform
with several others, a small boy
mounted to the level of the lecturer,
and hastening toward him, said:
"Please, sir, I was very much interested in your lecture, and—and—" .
"Go on, my little man," said the
missionary, encouragingly, "you want
to help me in the good work?"
"Not exactly, sir," said the boj\
"What I want to know is, have you
any foreign stamps you don't want?"
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS ,
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for School-house," will* be
received by the Honourable the Chief
Commissioner un* to noon of Monday, the 6th July. 1908, for the erection and completion of a two-room
frame School-hotise at Haney, Dewdney  Electoral  District.
Plans, specifications, contract and
forms of tender .pay be seen on and
after the 25th dSy of June, 1908, at
the offices of the,Government Agent,
New Westminster; of E. W. Beckett,
Esq., Secretary of the School Board,
Haney; and at tlje Lands and Works
Department, Victoria, B.C.
Each proposalTjiust be accompanied
by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposition a chartered bank
of Canada, made payable to the Honourable the Chief Commissioner for
a sum equivalent: to ten per cent, of
the amount of th£ tender, which shall
be forfeited if the party tendering decline to enter ijnto contract when
called upon to do so, or if he fail
to complete the work contracted for.
The cheques or certificates of.deposit
of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them upon the execution
of the contract.
Tenders will nq't be considered unless made out ontthe forms supplied,
signed with the factual signature of
the tenderer, andjenclosed in the envelopes furnished)
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
F. C. GAMBLE,
Pub|c Works Engineer.
Lands  and Wor|s Department,
Victoria, 22nd|june,  1908.
june 27
Words Failed Him.
Mr. Podsnap—I see that Jake
Pullplug's son hez gone fer to learn
to be one 0' them—-ah—what do you
call .tjtem fellers that runs automobiles?
Farmer Topridge—Waal, I reely
can't think 6' nothin' bad enough ter
call 'em, but then I wa'n't ever no
good at cussin,' nohow.
"They say your brother used to
have great luck as a fisherman."
"Yes, he did. Nearly everybody
used to believe him."
Life.
"Life," said he, "is not all beer and
skittles for a man."
"No," responded she, "nor all fudge
and euchre for a woman."
The Cause For Delay.
Miss Threescore—Gracious! Haven't you found that ribbon for my
hair yet?
Her Maid—Yes'm.
Miss Threescore—Then what keeps
you so long?
Her Maid—I can't find your hair.
Mr. Rockefeller has been asked to
stop vivisection on his medical research farm, but just imagine how
often he himself has had to suffer
being cut up!
A True Saying.
The burglar had found a fresh beefsteak in the pantry.
Sprinkling it with arsenic, he took
it out and dropped it over the backyard fence, for there was a dog in
the next yard that threatened to alarm
the neighborhood.
"How true it is,'1 he said to himself, "that one man's meat is another
man's pizenl"
Kingston Tennis Club.
President—D. B. McLaren.
Vice-President—W. S. Terry.
Treasurer—Mrs. W. H. F. Richdale.
Subscription—Gentlemen $5, ladies
$2.50.
Two Courts, which are in excellent
condition, have been secured on the
old J. B. A. A. grounds, corner of
Kingston and Menzies streets. Any
person desirous of becoming a member will kindly communicate with the
Secretary. The Courts are open for
the convenience of members daily,
Sundays included, and members may
bring visitors any day of the week except Saturday. *
Worst Still.
"My wife is getting to be very tiresome," complained Groucher. "She
doesn't seem to know her own mind
from one minute to the next."
"My wife," said Kratchett, "is the
same way. She's as uncertain as the
weather."
"Huh! Mine's as uncertain as the
weather forecaster."
Pat's Forethought.
A gentleman who was in the habit
of dining daily at a certain restaurant said to the waiter, an Irishman,
"who attended him: "Instead of tipping you every day. Pat, I'll give
you your tip "in a lump sum at the
end of the month."
"Would ye moind paying me in advance, sorr?" asked  the waiter.
"Well, that's rather a strange request," remarked ■ the gentleman.
"HoweVer, if you are in want of ^pme
money now, here's half a crown for
you.   But did you distrust me?"
"Oh, no sir," grinned Pat. pocketing thc half crown, "but Oi'm lavin'
here tomorrow?"
Petch—Harold.
The marriage of Mr. Robt A. Petch,
son of A. Petch, watchmaker, of this
city, and Miss Edith Harold, daughter
of Mr. Thos. Harold, and neice of
Mr. Cochrane, druggist, of this city,
was solemnized at the home of the
bride's parents, 1245 Eighth avenue,
Fairview, Vancouver, on Tuesday
morning last, June 23rd, at 11 a.m.
Tlie happy couple arrived in this city
on the SS. Charmer the same evening,
and are spending their honeymoon at
the home of the groom's parents, 572
Michigan street. They were the recipients of a large number of costly
presents.
John William Petch, the groom's
brother, acted as best man.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Peteh, accompanied
by their sons, John William and
George, and their daughter Violet,
journeyed to Vancouver by the SS.
Princess Victoria last Sunday to attend the ceremony and returned with
the bridal party.
VANCOUVER.BC.
HNOsStW
»STHEATR
MONDAY, JULY 6
Charles Frohman presents
WILLIAM COLLIER
In the Funniest Farce in Years
CAUGHT IN THE RAIN
A Cloudburst of Laughter.
Prices 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50 and $2.
Box Office opens to a.m. Friday,
July 3. Mail orders will receive their
usual attention.
THE NEW GR   ND.
Preferred Reality.
'Miss Pechis," said Mr. Timmid, at
Next week Mr. Jamieson will have
one of the sensations of the vaudeville world in the person of Sirronje,
MONDAY, JULY 3
ROBERT B. MANTELL
the great Shakespearean Actor, in
OTHELLO.
the handcuff queen and "Lady Raffles," as the big feature on a long bill.
Sirronje has bafficd two continents
by the ease with which she breaks
away from the best handcuffs and
chains, and also escapes from packing cases and trunks securely fastened. Other big acts will be T. W.
Eckert and Emma Berg in their
musical fantasy, "The Land of Two
Moons," produced with their own
special scenery; Alexander and Scott,
"From Virginia," in a black-face act
that developes a big surprise at the
end; Parmet Russell and company of
four -in their singing scenic novelty
"Around the World in an Air Ship";
Eftie Pearson, singing comedienne;
Thos. J. Price, singing the illustrated
son, "I miss.you in a thousand different ways." New moving pictures
entitled "After Midnight" and
"Troubles of a Flirt," and as an overture "Goodbye" by Paoli Tosti, cornet solo with violin obligato.
Housekeeping Suggestions for July
B. C. vGranulated Sugar, per 20 lb.  sack    $1.25
100 |b. sack  '-. $6.oc
Dixi Pastry Flour, per sack $i.6c
Ogilvie's Royal Hungarian Flour, per sack   $2.00
Picnic i-HiiJis, per lb 12^
Sugar Cured Hams, per lb 18c
{1ijCarnation_ Cream, 2 tins for 2$t
"Canada First" Milk, 2 tins : 25c
Dixi Ceyl'Op Tea, 3 lbs $i.<x
Tomatoes,' 2 large cans for 25c
Canadian Cheese, very fine, per lb 20<
New Potatoes, Island Grown, 6 lbs 25c
DIXI H. ROSS & CO.
Up-to-Date Grocers.
1317 Government Street. Tels. 52, 1052, 1590
"Pray you bid these unknown
frlendi to u« weloome, for
it 1* a way to make _m better
friends, more known."—winter's Tale.
In the words of the greatest of all dramatists, we bid "the
stranger within our gates" a cordial welcome to our hostelry.
The Poodle Dog Hotel
for the Tourist
is the ideal stopping place; well equipped throughout; modern,
homelike, yet inexpensive and with a cuisine absolutely unrivalled
in British Columbia.
The  cosy  Grill  Room of the Poodle Dog is praised from
coast to coast by transient guests.
SMITH & SHAUGHNESSY
PROPRIETORS
YATES STREET, VICTORIA, B.C.
r:.-*.--jA    ■ .„»-««*-<,.■■     --/a ,.,r,. ..-,>vw.v>,   „,,
American Steel Clad
ELECTRIC IRON
Simplest and best on the market; costs less to operate am
maintain than' any other. Can be attached to any electric ligh
or power circuit; easy to attach, no danger. Equally valuable ti
the tourist or the housekeeper. Unrivalled for laundry purposes
PRICE ONLY $6.00. We will give ten days' free trial if desired
Call here and see them in operation.
B. C. ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO., LIM TED
CORNER FORT AND LANGLEY STREETS.
Cockburn's Art Qallen
(Successors to WILL MARSDEN)
PHONE 1933
665 Granville Street,      Vancouver, I

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