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 Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME I  VANCOUVER. British Columbia, JANUARY 14, 1910.  36  MERE AND THERE  Th������( demand made upon the Provin-  ���������cl^jOpyernnieiit by the business men  of; the roasi cities, for the fixing of  the rates to' be charged by the C: N.  Ry'.iWM in the right direction, as it  is nut fair that the. commercial interests ;of; the province Hhould be adequately, protected in the matter in  ���������OueiitiiBji. At the same time they attempt;:tp limit rates to a figure that  would hamper the construction of I lie  road or mlWtate against the success as  a business undertaking would be distinctly;,injurious to the welfare of this  and;the other cities of the lower maln-  land and also of the city of Victoria.  The Brat considerations are that we  sl*'iOSi *i*ve   'he   road���������and   that    it  should be a profitable enterprise.    It  cannot very well succeed without bene-  j fifing the country, and it cannot succeed   unless   it ofTers  rates  that   wiil  secure business.    In the nature of the  [case it will be bound to adopt all possible means to build up its traffic, and  being a new road in a Held already in  a large measure occupied, it will not  be in a position to maUe unreasonable  demands upon those whose patronage  Jis necessary 'to its success.  *    *    ������   .  We think, therefore, the,matter of  rate regulation can be left to the oper-  ation of the laws of business and the  I1 exercise of the powers of the Railway  ���������'Commission.  For bur part we cannot understand  1 why such anxiety should be    shown.  R Vancouver ��������� has got   along  very   well  lender  existing  circumstances,   which  iuo one doubts the coming of the C. N.  By. will greatly improve.  '''-.''.'...'���������.'**���������'*  Jt will be interesting, for consumers  (Of coal in Uritbh Columbia to- learn  [|that- United States .Government..... ex-  'rerts. in estimating rhe value of undeveloped .ison\ lands in Alaska, figure  ^in a basis of fifty cents per lon'.j Tl\a������  is to say. they estimate the. ii������*t.value  to the owners ofsthe:coal In 'the-grouiid  Jjo be fifty cents per ton! Ther consider this "a sufficient profit on the coal  ftW. it has been mined, and made  !*ady for.theliiarket.. If the owners of  [Vancouver Island 'coal mines were of  tlie same opinion and acted accordingly; it '-would ���������make a difference of> from  '|1,00 io ?l:.!)0 at least in the i������;lce  otisuniers would have to pay. lint our  jcoal mine owners think they '.cannot  Intake a living at less than a net profit  ������>r $2.00 per ton, and scrjye have ,the  pleasure of- buying palatial steam  yachts, building- sumptuous'1,palaces*  and.providing other costly things for  Hie" use and enjoyment of those who  Slave us at their mercy in the matter  l>f fuel.- ;....'  ���������.'-,-     ������������������������������������.������������������'' .  We want a ear service that serves.  UVe want service from Ihe 15. C? E.' R.  titter   11:7,0..-   Other   cities  IkVake'up.-Vancouver.  have  it���������  When  do the 15.  C.  IS;  Ry. Co.  put-  l|'ii ncAV fenders to liie'ir cars?    It ap-  Sj-ars that it will .be necosary to have  fnothor accidentJ>el'oip they move in-  ' matter.  Among the commodities, other than  food stuffs, most useful to man. and  therefore most eagerly sought for, is  petroleum, which has become a necessity to * numberless industrial operations, apart from its use either as an  illuminant or a lubricant.  This being true, it is gratifying to  know that there are excellent prospects of the obtaining of petroleum in  paying quantities in more, than one  part of British Columbia, and of that  section of Alberta which immediately  adjoins this province. ��������� For some years  operations have been in progress in  the. Plncher. Crejek district, which lies  just east of the British Columbia bouri-  . dary and along the line of the Crow's  Nest Pass division of the C. P. R.  The difficulties encountered have  not been either few or insignificant,  but it is how evident that those who  continued to believe in the existence of  oil there are destined to obtain rich  returns for their faith and their investments.  Among the several concerns operating in the section named, in which  Vancouver people are interested, is  the Canadian Northwest Oil Co., whose  property is a short distance from the  town of Plncher Creek, in Southern  Alberta. This company has been engaged in drilling for.some time, and  has encountered increasingly strong  indications of the presence of an extensive pool of oil. So confident of  this is the management that it has  been decided to put'on a diamond drill  in .order that the work may be more  speedily accomplished. '     .  Recently the company retaineaTTr.  John Hamilton, who has been successfully engaged for many years .superintending, drilling operations in this  province, to make a careful examination of the iVropeVty.' Mr. Hamilton  made two trips over the ground, and  iir- a report just rec.eiye# byvthe .'pirecr:  tors, says:; "ITpon- my former trip I  was convinced yoiif had aigood nrbi-  ijtjct; but as my'time was'limited; I did  not have* tbe same effahee. .to go. into  matters that I had upon my last sojourn at the property. , .: ; ���������  f  i1 In my former report I stated that  you had the best prospect I had eye-  seen, and from the examination made  within 'the time at my disposal .upon  rtiy second visit,S do not hesitate to  say that I believe oil is there "In inv  liiense "quantities."  -.'"'��������� After |Commentiiigi!?Ti:pon "t'ne"; pi-ogress of the work, lie continues: "With  >- . ���������.��������� --1���������   '��������� ��������� t  a diamond drill-the p"i;esent well can  be driven in a-very short time. The  distance' cannot' be great! as a idt~of  oil is now coming up in the balings.  Dr. Dawson says ni his report on this"!  district that oil will be obtained al  from. L'1()0 to ..2:100 feet. I have followed Dr. Dawson very closely in my  work in other districts and have invariably found his reports- correct."  We congratulate the men who have  brought Ibis enterprise so near" to" successful completion, and trust that  their brightest expectations will be  Fully realized.  MOUNT PLEASANT  up-to Date HARDWARE STORE  I IlL I'Lade in south bend KfiiN \JL  As TIGHT and SOUND  As a STEAM BOILER  Is riveted together just like  a boiler. Were it not mndeof  Malleable iron and steel, it  would be impossible to do this.  Cast iron ranges are put together with bolts The nuts  get loose and drop off. , The  joints leak. But once the  rivet is driven home on our  raug-e, it is there forever. Just  think what this means���������Airtight where should be, perfect  comflustion. perfect baking.  <*i  ?&  B. I FRUIT IN THE OLD COUNTRY  ?'��������� i   ��������� ���������  i    The people of (he old country are, He expressed great admiration ot the  at last beginning to understand that   exhibit, and aaked numerous pertinent  Canada is not a land of perpetual winter, and thai in particular 'Uritish Columbia enjoys a climate (|uite as mild  $js that prevailing in the British Isles.  fl%e old country press is giving an  unprecedented amount of space to  Canadiau questions. Interesting evidence of this is.furnished in a page in  last Sunday's Victoria "Colonist."  which consists entirely of reprints of  comments made by old country journals on the exhibition of British Columbia fruit at-recent, shows in Great  Britain. The "Colonist" explains that  the extracts in question represent  only a single day's collection by one  of the London Press clipping bureaus.  We give below brief extracts from the  comments of each of the paper quoted.  Canadian  Gazette, London.  Sjuccesful Mayoralty Candidate  questions concerning it. He aaked  when the fruit was picked, and, when  told that it had been gathered in the  early autumn, and had traveled 6.000  miles, and had already been exhibited  at other places In Great Britain, showed keen appreciation of the admirable  way in which it had been packed.  The king was much interested when  told that British Columbia fruit bad  captured thirteen first and one second  awards at the Great Spokane (Washington) Apple Show, last year, and  was gratified to hear of the great success met with at exhibitions in Canada and Great Britain. He asked how  British Columbia fruit was appreciated in this country, and when told that  it brougut the very highest prices, expressed himself as greatly pleased  that British Columbia was such a good  The king, during his visit on Monday |fruit-p,-0(liicing country, as evidenced  to the Smithfield Show at the Agricnl- bv t���������e inagnUk;ent aisplay of apples  tural Hall; Islington, departed from i which he BBW before him. His majes-  his in variable custom of not inspect- ;tv has been graciously pleased to ac-  mg the gallery, and made a special (.ept, 30me cast;s of pritish Columbia  journey upstairs to see the British fniit  .Columbia .-.government's fruit display, i  I        Eastern Daily Presa, London.  The  king's   visit  lasted  about  one  hour.     His   majesty,   departing   from  Mcpherson   .     ....-..........    662 'his  usual practice,  walked    up    the  McBride            .    69.1  stairs of the gallery.   His main object  McSpadden   ....................    550  was to inspect the British Columbian  King   . ...    ...., -...:..;  ..... 466 stall; in. which .there was a magnifl-  Snoiled^....^..:.-,.���������.;_;...,;,._............, 30  cent   assortment of  the   products  ot  that, colony's ; rich solf,'. the/biusliiiiig  rosy  apples being a special '"feature.-  I  !���������;;:,-1'- Varicbuver- was. the scene oh Taursday of one of the most keenly contested elections in her history. Every seat was contested. The result was  in sop)e respects a surprise to many,;but on the whole, would seem to meet  with general satisfaction. A careful- review of the person el of > the new  cbiiinHl convinces us that-we have the strongest councils that, lias-sat in  Vancouver for some-time. -���������-.-;/  '������������������-���������' JMaypr-elec't Taylor has been a success, in his own business and is possessed of plenty of energy and will;-, we think; nieaure-up to-the,onerous  duties which 'wiir fall to. his lot as chief magistrate of Vancouver.    ;,  .. .Ward one has elected two gentlemen. 'Messrs. Ramsay  and Hepburn,  who have served the council well in the past and are strong men... Ward  two re-elects Aid. Crowe, a man of strong- and .'-independent- personality, also  Mr^RobertSj; who:..is'^wfell,.spoken gf.;LWard.:iliree.!h^^  gait with IMr.,Enright as Iris mate.   , .        '' ;.,...  ��������� .One of tlie greatest surprises of the election was the defeat of Capl.  McSpadden, who was looked upon as "dead safe." But the electors .decided  on,Aid. _.\lcl3ride, and Ex-Aid.. Ma'cPhers'oh.- The hitter-,-'we are ���������particularly..  pleased to see again on the Al derma ulc fioard. M;r: ���������tMcPherson has proved  his worth in years'past and will tie ayaluable'acciuiKition to the new council;-���������'    '"'    -.-���������--     ''"     ������������������"    .-���������'���������..���������      -.-   --'���������.--.,.���������/���������:   -- ^       .'���������''" '- '      ''��������� .-r;     -  Ward five-has shown her good, serise in return)ng Aid. Whiteside and  H. H. Stevens, the well Known real estate'broker. Mr. Si evens-headed, i He  poll- with: a lead, of some ill- votes". This shows clearly'-the confidence of  the citizens in Mr. Stevens and merely is ;i corroboration of our altitude,  throughout the. campaign.! We think that'Ward five should - congratulate,  themselves'; 'qii tlie  election; of Aid. Whiteside  and \\l r; Stevens.  Ward six'lias returned-Aid. Dr. M'cKechnie and new blood in Mr. White.  The other offices have been filled by capable men who should give a good  account of themselves during the year.  Wo wis-h to particularly congratulate Mr. Owen on his election to Park  Cominis'slcner. The only by-law to .'.be defeated is the Park Property Purchase bydaw. whjeh includes the iiiirchnse 'of. th'e" sore" at-the jr. net ion of  West-minster avenue and Westminster road. We think rhis a serious mistake, and the result of"the short-sightedness of soiiih over-cant ions citizens.  In fact, one-gentleman has been talking'"blue ruin" and loo much debt.  with considerable effect, stampeding some timid voters into voting against  the bylaw.  It. is, possible, however, thai on a recount  this by-law may carry.  The incoming council will have (|uestions o!" the graves! responsibility  to deal with, and should have ihe hearty co-operation of the citizens  through semi-public bodies and individually.  WARD FOUR.  McBride_ and- Macpheraon elected.  WARD FIVE.  Steve ns   \fchiteside- ...,..;.-...... v P....,,:.  DJevine ...:  i'......;  finis ..:.^^v-V;;:--V.^.';..':.'^.:..;:  Spoiled  .".' ;.'!'. .'.".^!..".'.'.:.'...'.'.  ; Stevens and Whiteside elected.  I'     .  " ' "     WARD SIX:';:. '  ���������White   ..- ...'.. .;;���������������������������-fe  McKechnie /... ;|...  Greggor   ....... ...".........  Cowan     .*.....  Spoiled  . .:.  .>���������.".'..;..  McKechnie and White elected.  6?Sf . Evening Standard, London. '^  "^T i One, of the most interesting of the.  +45 |tands iu, the nuiln.;gallery l^the M**:  *" play ot" fruit grown/ hi; Brilish. Coluui-f  bia, and exhibited by the agenl-gen-f  eral for the colony. It was specially,,  to view this exhibit that the king asr"  306  739  624  2(i9  271  14  LICENSE; COMMISSIONERS  i     'a     ::     t  ceuded to the-gallery during his visit-<  on Atonilay.   The excellence and var;.-  lety  of the. apples shown  bear testi-^,;'  mony to the suitability of British Col*7  uuibia for the fiuit-growing industry.  '"'.'":-.;���������''*:'"-:The Citizen, London.  tiiii majesty- t.he.;kingl when at the.  IJdKett  Ifee-*  . ..  Ciinipion  Tyson   .  vMcThiliouKii. ������6 ' s i   7^' 1" r:.ii-1 :vi  HpolleO   ...   Si*    7S\ ��������� fi!)   l'SO   U,l ...'.!>!>  (i Total/Cattle Sliow, on Monday, specially ex-  il r'i" j tended-his usual tour to visit in the.  ������6 tfift i:::!':!!'������:.27tT! I galleries^ the exiiibition of British Col-  .Kftidliiy   .,,63������ ;������������ -2M ������i-sttosn  ^!;4������ i tended- his usual .tour to visit in the:;  KRfl,     -I'M      ...v       T...-        l���������.p      ��������� .   .������-���������;  .. I   l,,l   I  ^������  Alt \lt i-li 176 160 ts������ loss: umbian;apiMes, shown under the aus-,  pices>,of the  goyernnuMit of    ifriti^h;  GbiuiAbia.'."' His majesty showed great  ������ Total  interest   in   the   exhibit,     and     spent'  rot;  503  sexoo* rnvvntva  t       '>      :?       I       5  Sv'ke" ,Y.\\ll\ t������' J45'5i������' Us IU ^H^ome tiriie in duestioning the gratilied;-  -������������������������������������ ^inmor-IVlt-S"0--l4U:i0.h.--1������7- %1^^.^_ _  _  .   Breeze   .. .,'703 BBS IS-.' :)������ii  :!������7 -t:ii >:-t4.>f'f/>.. .������������������';..       . ,      .,     \ r ������������������>  Haney  .... :r.tr> l'::;; 153  tjti   117 t;t7 ���������_'���������.'������;: I    Visitors to the. show should not fail;  Spoiled   .'..::2    i!������    ?.������i. ��������� 6.V '73.    '*'    -f'S! ���������������������   iimiipcl   the   interestinc   annle   ���������������'  ��������� Ctul>l..    Dyke,    l-'lunierfelt   and   Bvbcxn   lo   lnsl*cl   uu    mieresimfe   ap|m    k.\.  elected.'  hibit of the  British Columbia Government.   These specimens afford a strik������  , VAttW  COMMtSStOWSBS.  iSldon  '..'..SI7'rSt ^ <!U0   lit 'l73T:!ifi5   ������'������   obJe,:t   lesson   of. Mritish    Col^������:  Lce-j   its:,  tit m;c, i!i<) ym) v.'Mi :'7:! 1 > hia's claims to be regarded as a lead-  Owen  ......-fisfi i.':t> 3(������^ :jm��������� ������o������ :iso m������i   .      - .    #1_  . ������������������      .                 .           :   .   ���������..���������;  KoKers  '. ..������xo -1:; f������ ^o-' :!'.n  :',ii������i. :;so. -.-isfl : nig   fruit  growing   country,   and   vill  ^leWo���������;r;'������s1iss' r!;! ;]^ V'l m11���������[���������������������������������*   attract   the- atiemion   .they-:  .spoiled   ....  ���������>���������',    ::s    ;:s   ,������s    il'   ?>=,    :������t | deserve from all interested in the hor-  '��������� Klflon.   I.ees.   CMven.    Uogorn   ami   .Vol- 1  him   clccli.'iJ. - '  The tabulated results for the City  as u wliole on tlie various by-laws and  plebiscites are given  below:  The detailed vote as follows:  J.  A.  FLETT,  Ltd.  2337 Westminster Ave.  Mount Pl**nsant  MAYOR  Douglas.    Taylor.  !i 10  T,V2  IMS  -KU  157  ?,'A  2.nir.  415  7". 7  7::o  f.20  ::.18S  Spoiled  Hi  J ij  ;.li  Majority for Taylor. 27::.  ALDERMEN.  WARD  ONE.  Ramsey  303  Hepburn     '���������'��������� \: ��������� :j  S1-  Pn-iJcott    /T'V'i  Tfi::-  Spoiled      "     i*  Hepburn and  Ramsey elected.  WARD   TWO.  Crow?  t:::i .  Roberts ;. .. i>7" j  Campbell  dis ;  spoiip/j  :  11  Crowe and Roberts elected.  wakd thki-:i-:.  :M cTagart       '���������'���������'���������'  Kuright    '-���������'���������*  Kirkpatiiik    SIA  McGuigan      in 1  Donasby   18"  Stewart      i:,r>  Spoiled  2'-'.  McTaggart and Enright elected.  BT-LAWS.  h=clni������il . I'.y-l:iw ( $-::i>.'.IOll |���������To  liny prtiperl \ l"o i' st-lionls,  I'X-i-ol litiiiiliiiMs unit m.ilii..  ittiprov-<-iiiimiI >;      mi      prcsem  -.    si-liuols    I TlTi  Selmiil   Kv-linv    i $ (j,(hhi(��������� l-'<ir  S..Iic...l   lliiiinl  tilll,-i.-.   i-lc l-.'fijl  .'lmi������r<ivein<-in    lly-lnw     ( $;;".n.-  -   iiini) ���������1.-,,|-   iijjcniiii;,   cle:ii'iim  |-oui(li-i;r;idiiiK cily  s I rents . . ! ."iT. I  I lllp|-"\ -el)|i-l!l     'l!\--l.-|W       l^1.-,n-  .iMiii t    ���������   I'-mi-   m.-u'.-nlaniiziiiL;-  and   ui-.irliu������  -= ii-t-i.-i ~ IT:!'-1  C'i.hI Hai-lxtr .I'.iiilm- By-law  i $i:!.~i.im>>     : \1::\  I'.-il-Ks I'm-i-luise Ity-liJW I I i ::.-  .-,<>im---'|-ii lniy [Hiip'-rly ;il  Kntfli--'.i I lay. Kittilaiin. ���������><���������-  1 ween I lespit.ll ::ii.| ! li^h  Sclieel :tinl .ni in Km--���������<���������'��������� tii.n  ni' WestniiiistiT uvi'iiip' ami  \\-..~iniin<l-i-    i-i.-iiil     I I IJ  Ciii'iirill liy-l:i.\v I $.",i'������,<linn -T.i  hin-; s-it.-s lor (in.i fiiii-Unid  liri-h.-ills in Mmjni I'h-a-;nii.  Kairvirw and W'c-t Kit,i|-  an< ;i;j.-,  l-:.Nliil>i!iiiii   Uy-l.-nv   t i?.S.-",,ni.iil i ���������  |--iii-.  propiii-iiisj.  .uii.itind -   ainl    ,  ei-i-i-tina    iniiidiiius   :'u    ll;i--|-  lu������s   I'iii-U     i:;:;'i  liliitl.'"     IS\--!:iW     I f -:<������.T|IMI I -���������'l'i.  widfii   lli.]i--<.!i  . i i-.m-i  in yi\..  ;i       Will*'!'      .Mii'lOll-ll        l.i      ll-'W  I'ni-il.ii-    -In-.-i     Ill-id;-..- It;;."  IVi!-'< i :til<r ��������������������������� i.|),.-nt^ !>y-l:t\v  $i;ri.ini|. i. ���������'Pi. impruve i'ity  p.irt^-i  iiini   part   ni   llastinyy  f.-u-:<    '.���������:,<:,  Tr.-m.i/er "Ilv-liiu-���������'I'n aL|{|n>r-  izi- ������������������������������������nsoiiikiMiin iiiln i-iipit-  .t)   iii-viuiiil  ������.!   t.-iraiji  .-^i-nii.i]  liuaid    l,;ilai'.-t-< .1 pi::  PLEBESCITES.  Kiue.l-li"iif day I'm- ��������������� 51 y-  i'inp!ii... i-.-s.   with   nil).-   Linns  -\KSl.  :l!l !  .:'     ..!.I      Hixpital  I'm-    ("mi it     Itntise  lixel-.aiiK-  Pvopi-rly  Sill-  :     .     .     .   r      .  I'dmpeiin^  T<-!r-j.-l��������� i>!i.- Syj.teni.  fureliusc    .>('     w.-iti'ii r.,nt      i.;i  l*al-e    i-f.M������    liy    city   Kxelian^e   poiLinn   <,i   1 iil.-llat-i  ������.f   rail-  r.j ��������� ���������  Ti'.'i  y.>'(-    i iss  l ���������.*.:,  lur   ripariHii    risnt  w:ty   owners       Snoiled   Itiillnls.   -.'3i>.  7l'*!utTH-rf>-R      9-nlird    <n     Inn  is  practically   new.    $."������.-"0'1.   Terms.  Flos G:!. The Call. '>  VVAXTKD���������Canvasser.   Can sire good  commission.   Box C 1. The Call.  ticiiltm-nl   possibilities, of   Britain   b������-  yoml the Seas.  Manchester Guardian.  An important and interesting foa-  ture of the lloyal Botanical Society's  ('hrysiiniheniiini show, which will open  on Thursihiy at .the White City. Old  Triifi'ord. will be a colertion . of fntif.  trrown in British Columbia, and _ kindly1 so! down to .Manchester for -Exhibition   by the  A^ent-Oneral   for  Hrit-  j.ish  Coliiinbia.  the Hon. .1.  H.  Turner.  I'I'll'- quality of this fruit both in appearance and in  flavor is far superior  i ro atiythoins srown in the British Isles..  '''''.and  tin1  fruit,  which  will  be. on  c-xhi-  ! bit ion.   is a  specimen  of what   is  put-  ; chaseil in the open niarlce! in Hii't-  "'" i i'sh Colunil.iia.  .���������. .' Aberdeen  Free Press.  " j     The   British   Columbia   govern incut  | has  a   fruit  exhibit   \vhi<h   consists  or  ���������-' I 17 varieties of eating apples grown...in  {various   pans   of   the   province,   prin-  P,i icipiilly  on  irrigated  land   in   the  large  'valleys   of   ihe   interior.     Among   the  ! varieties, golden pippins.'St. l.awreiu-������;.  '"'lirolden   russets.   Salome.   King's   BIoti-  'heinis.    The fruit is shown as packed  it. ; in -.commercial   packages   after  travelling  fi.onO  miles  by   rail   and   Hteanier.  The   object   of   tbe   display   is   not   to  open up markets for British Columbia  fruit  in  this  country,  but  to   give  an  object-lesson of what the province .can  grow, and attract a good class of British settler to a country  which  has  a  most delightful and healthy climate.  ���������y.:\ t  1 I'M  tContinn^d ������n p������g# 4*  \ /���������  THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  RACING IN CANADA  mwm  The last ten years have made a  great change in the attitude of the  people of Canada to the question of  horse racing and to the larger and  more important question of the gambling that forms such an important part  of the race meets in this Dominion.  It will be within the memory of the  older people when Canadian racing  amounted to a few meets at one or  two of the large centres. These race  ineeta were held for but a fw days,  and all told throughout the Dominion,  the major racing events all combined  took up but a very short time. In  those days whatever betting took  place was largely among those who  bad special interest'hi the race itself.  Today all this is changed so far as  Canada is concerned. Racing has been  placed upon a commercial basis. The  man who says that it is conducted today for the love of the sport, generally winks the other eye. Racing today in Canada is a business. Charters  for race meets have a large commercial value, and the whole -thing has  connected with it a great deal of involved machinery. Today in Canada  it takes an immense amount of money  to run a large metropolitan race meet,  ami that money, to the last dollar, is  supplied by the dear public whose interests the racing folk are so anxious  to serve;  . The summer of 180!) has been an  eventful one in the matter of. racing  and race track gambling in Canada.  So far as Ontario is concerned, the season began at the Woodbine on or  about the 19th day of May. The facilities for race track gambling were of  the very highest order. Book-makers  were present every day. and the highest number present on any one day  was seventy-seven. As these men had  to pay a large sum for the privilege,  It is quite clear that the amount of  gambling at the Waodbine in the  year 1909 exceeded that of any other  year, so far as that track is concerned.  The close of the Woodbine meet,  early in June, found the Hamilton  meet ready for operation. Train loads  of people- went up every day   from  A Strong Letter by a Strong Man  Toronto to the Hamilton meet, and  found there every modern convenience  to aid them^in the'matter of gain-  blingr So far as Hamilton is concerned, "it was not noticeable'that very  many of the book-makers went into  liquidation at the June meet, and the  racing itself appeared to be more or  less incidental to the needs of the  gambling fraternity for something to  put their funds on. Fort Erie, situated within ten minutes of the suburbs  of Buffalo, supplied twenty-one days'  racing at the close of the Hamilton  meet. There are still some patriots  iii Canada who imagine thut the 2,000  population in and about Fort Erie are  those for whom the meet Is held, but  a day on the track shows clearly that  Fort Erie is the paradise of the gambling. fraternity of Buffalo and other  points in New York state, as well as  the fools of Toronto and Hamilton,  who feel that they have a sure thing  daily on that Fort Erie track.  Windsor, with a population of 15,000,  was served by the racing association  that commenced its operations when J;  Fort Erie closed. Of course, it is just  an accident that Windsor is ten minutes from Detroit, and that the race  track gamblers of all the American  territory adjacent to Windsor seize  upon that race meet and turn It into  a regular midsummer Monte Carlo.  This brings Ontario into September,  when preparation for tbe fall meet at  the Woodbine gees on. The fall meet  at Hamilton succeeds that; also at  Fort Erie and Windsor. And so the  merry-go-round of race track gambling  in Ontario starts in May and ends only  when the cold breezes of October tie  up the unfortunate animals that are  dally chasing around the half-milf  track that is the property of the Met  ropolitan Racing Association of Canada. 1908 closes with over one hundred and fifteen days' racing upon the  large tracks of Ontario. This, is surely  a mighty change from the few years  ago when racing in Ontario was centered upon the few days that surrounded the Queen's Plate.  Madam Hiwnphrey's  A large stock of Hair Goods,  Combs, J&rrettes, Hair Ornaments  of a wide variety, Hair Bands and  Ornaments suitable for Xmas presents. A splendid imported line ox  Switches will be sold below cost,  Puffs, Pompadours, in fact these  will all go at a sacrfice. A Few  beatiful manicure sets and brush  and comb sets. Toupee sf or gentlemen at greatly reduced prices.  Do Not Failto Call on Madam Humphrey and Secure  a Genuine Bargain.  587 Granville St.  MENTION THE "CALL"  The people of this country are therefore face to face with new* conditions  on the matter of race track gambling  They arc- face to face with racing'that  has been, deoauched into a meie servant of the race track gambler They  are face to face with the pi essence of a  large body of men whose sole, business  in life it is to create within the public  an appetite for race track gambling  and to serve that appetite to its fullest  desire. The book-maker, the handbook man, the toot, with all the most  modern paraphernalia for seducing the  unwary to part with their riiauey;  these have been with us from May to  the middle of October. They have left  behind them, a trail of disappointed  men and women, and of youths led  aside from paths of industry and in  tegrity. Wnatever our theories may  be concerning the nobility of racing  as a sport, we are face to face, not  with a theory, but with a desperate  condition of wholesale race track  gambling that has swept like a great  tidal wave over our country, and  threatens to grow to ever, greater and  greater proportions.  Business men must face the question of the daily temptations presented to their employees by the allure  ments held out in the stories of large  iwinnings made on race tracks. The  parents of the land must seriously  consider the future with regard tp  their growing children, and the problem of keeping them away from these  places where all their ideas of hon  esty-will become fatally warped. The  churches of Canada have been dreaming of church union. Here is a large,  fine moral - question upon which ' it  ought not to be difficult for all our  churches to act as one.  In a word, what can be done in the  situation? First, it is essential that  racing as a sport should {Stand upon  its own feet. New York, New Jersey,  Missouri, i Texas, California, Louisiana.  Illinois, have all legislated directly  and potently on the evil of race track  gambling, but in no case have the  amendments to the criminal codes of  these Btates touched racing: as a Bport  within itself. - Tbe, gambler who has  fastened on this sport and exploited  it for his own nefarious purposes must  be driven out, and if horse racing  cannot live without the presence. of  the book-makerd and the band-book  man, the gambler and the race track  sharp, then raclngVBO far as this country is concerned, must go out.  Our criminal cede must be so amended that it will no longer be a refuge  tor the professional race track gam-l  bier who is today in Canacja hiding I  behind its technicalities. Section 227  of our code must be made to clearly  define what a gambling place is, so  that toe book-makers will be held to  be in a place even although they move  sboue from foot to foot The saving  clause in Section 235, whereby book-  making on the track of any racing association is declared legal, must be  eliminated, and the members of Parliament at Ottawa must be given to  understand that bur people are determined upon an amendment to the code  of such a nature that Canada will no  longer be what she has been for two  years, the last great refuge of the  smootb-faced professional race track  gambler, who has found in this land a  very garden ot ease for the practice  of bis allurements, his advertisements,  his lying stories, and all the fine arts  whereby be has tempted so many of  our young men and women into tbe  paths that lead at last to dishonesty  and sorrow.        '  W. B. FINDLAY.  He���������So your husband has given up  smoking? It requires a pretty strong  will to accomplish that.  She���������Well, I'd have you understand  that I have a strong will.���������New Zealand Free Lance.  The teacher had teen telling the  class about the rhinoceros family.  "Now, name some things," said she,  "that are very dangerous to get near  to, and that have horns."  "Automobiles!" replied little Jennie  Jones, promptly.���������New York World.  "Let one man stand at my right  hand," Horatius quoih quoth he. "Let  one abide at my left side and keep  the bridge with me. Three men, I  wot, can make it hot for caitiff foes  I like these; and when we write about  'the fight, we'll share the royalties."���������  Louisville Courier-Journal.  "Have you ever heard the story of  ! 'Algy and the Bear'?" asked a boy of  ' his father.    "It's very short:  "Algy met a bear,  The  bear  was  bulgy,  The bulge was Algy.'-'  ���������London Daily New3.  Grimtnett's Jewellery Sale  CHALLfMlfi  20 per cent;SDiscount  been  Many ask the question and infer that the price has  marked to off-set the discount.  '    Answer���������You may bring any catalogue issued by any of the  large Seimate Jewellery Stores in Canada and I WILL DISCOUNT"  by 20 per cent. ANY ARTICLE priced in their catalogue that I  have in my stock.     My sale is genuine.     The discount is straight.  This sale is no sham.   Anyone knowing   ������������������:������������������  GRIMMETT  will tell you that I do not do busines that way. But I want to burn  it into your mind that the goods are right and the price 20per cent,  lower than you pay in the regular way. Come and see us and try  Xmas is near here.   DECIDE NOW !  CHURCHES  Baptist  \-PLEASANT  Baptist Church���������  Jaaction of Westminster Road and Wat.  minater Avenue.  giv. S. Bvkkton. B. A., faster.  2724Wa*taiinstar Rottd-  Preaching Services���������11 a. ni. and 7:30  pi;m.   Suuday School at 2:30 p. in.  B. T.P U.���������Monday, 8 p m.  Methodist  us  G. W. GRIMMETT,  "    JEWELLER and OPTICIAN  793 Granville Street.  '���������(:'���������  PHONE 13794 MT. PLEASANT  > D.E.HYNDMAN  REAL ESTATE  Cor. Ninth and Westminster Ave.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Broadway Cash Grocery  Paying Cash means the LOWEST PRICES  220 BROADWAY, W.   -   -    VANCOUVER, B. C.  MT. PLEASANT CHRCH.-.  Cornet Teuih are. and On la < to    ..  Services���������Preaching at It a. ra ani at  7:00 p. in.      Suudny School and Bitot  Class at 2:30 p. m.  Rev. J. P. WESTMas,Tast.ir.  J-Mmanage !������J Klevenili avenue, we������t. Tele  Presbyterian  JT  PLEASANT Churcli-  ������orner NinlU ave. and 0,i;ebec ������.  Sunday Skkvices���������Public worship nt  U aV in ������ud 7:00p.m ; Sunday schtiol  and Bible Class nt 2:30 p   in.;    Mom  ���������   day���������Christian Endeavor at 8:00p. ui.  Wkdkksday���������Prayer ateetiug at 8:00  p.  m.   Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. Wr-WooDsibB, M. A..  Rei. 170 Ninth ave. w     . Tel..B:������M������.    Pastor.  WESTMINSTER Church-  Cor. WeJton and 2Mb.    Oue block east  of Weaimin>ler Ave.  services���������Sonliiy li:00a. ni. and  p. tu.    Sunday School 2:80.  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8.-00 p.m."  Rev. J. H. CAUeRON, B. A.,  Residence ( or. Quebec and 21st.  *      Pastor  30  Anglican  ���������������������������������������������      i   i .j Jim ii- .     _  ST. MICHAELS-  Coruei 9th ave and frin-e Edward *l.  Services���������Moruiug Prayer at 11 a m.  and Evensong at 7:80 p. m. each Sunday. Holy Communion on first and  third Sundays in each month affix  Morning Prayer, and on second and  fonrtn Saudis at 6 :00 p. ui. Sunday ,30 p. ni.  Rev. ������i ri. v������ us     Rector.  Rectory'Ctti-iit.TAiii.ave and frine* Edward  Telephone E1799 >  CENTRAL BAP11ST CHURCH-   -  Corner Tenth Ave. and Laurel St.  Services--Preaching at   11  a.m.   and  7:!il) p.iu   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m.  Rev P Cu*ton Pakker, M. A ,  "th *v- * Pastor.  Latter Day Saints  BROADWAY BROKERAGE CO.  ��������� A.-Hi. PeVJW, Prop  ��������������������������� 13$ MtOAVWAY W.,l FORMER fib AVINU1S  REAL. 88TATB   .   -   LOANS   -   .   INSURANCES  PONT BECHUlY  We have an excellent stock of STOVES���������the very best makes for  either cooking or heating-  STOVES  COAU        - woop        ���������        ojt  EVERYtHJNQ IN THE HARDWARE UNE  row l&UVCfY RH������^ i������5^  Cor. 16th *n4 Westminster Aves.  OEUKUANJLZKD Church of Christ���������  A* '   *������ Ninth avenue ������i������^  Services���������Every Sunday evening at 8\  o'clock.   Suuday scbotil at 7 o'clock.  Prayer Alerting Wednesday at 8 p. m.  .������ 8. Rainky. Elder   ',  LODGES  Independent Qroer of Odd fellows  m  MTr PLEASANT Lodge No. 1������.  Me������i������������v������ry Toesdhy at 8 p.  in 1. U. O. |f. Hall Westniiuster ave.  Mt. Pleasant.    Sojourningbrtthren  cordially iuvitwdto attend.  J. W. Nuns, Noble Grand, isx, w,��������� Aw ,  A CaHTOSU., Vic������ Grand. Korth Arm Ra  Uv������l Oranf e |.odf e  W  FORriNE���������m.  Printing  -TRY ���������  Dean & Qoard  2408 ���������  Westminster Road  PWJASANIU* O. L   No   1M.I  M������������ta UifTti *nd HA ThumUy ol  "       each oionrb at b p. w  the K. of p Hall  AU     vitatiug   Bretbreul  oordially welcome.   .        f  John Covilui, WmJ  N. K. tpconsio, Secy  .   -86 J7tb ������T0.; W.        * '  Independent Order forester*  pOURT YANCOUVBR KdT 18^-1  V  Meets M and 4*b Mondays of eacbl  month at* p. m., m the Oddfellows''  Hall a(t. Pleasant.     Visitiuj breth-  ero always welcome.  J. MassiRS, Chief Ranger.  M. J. Cbehan, Rec. Sec.   .  .    __ *& Prlneaattslrett. Cliyl  A. PEKOBU.Y, Fiaaucial Sscretary. -\    !W Klaventh ������?wmta������t]  Piano Tuning  Expert Repair Work.  Factory Experience  Beat References  W. J. GOARD.  Lesvc your orders at the Western Cslli  ���������r-  PHQNE  1405  *^f**++++**++^**+++****+e+^^  S.W. KEITH  Corner Ninth Avenue, and  Westminster Rd.  Phone t637.  HAY, GRAIN, FLOUR,  IN FEED  Grain Crushed on Short  ,        Notice.  P8ULTRY S8PPLKS A SPECIALTY  Pratt's Food, Shell, Bone,  Beef Scraps, etc.  Large Variety.  Best Quality.  Prompt Delivery.  V  / '^~;^s^se^  ���������   7"** J  Friday, January 14,1910.  THS WBSTBRN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COsLUMMA.  We Want a  Apply in Person  Health Club  SATURDAY, 2:00 p. m.  Office of  2408 Westminster  V  ��������� '  Emetics.���������I have been asked to give  the best formulas for the administration of emetics, and as the information is of very great value I will give  the information in detail, as it was  used by the founder of the best system of herb medication ever used, the  Thompsonian method..  The usual use cf emetics is to empty the stomach of offending materials  in the quickest manner. The offending materials may be poisonous substances taken into the system as such  or substances rendered poisonous by  decomposition or fermentation after  entering the stomach; or the offending materials may be accumulations  of mucus interfering with digestion,  or foreign bodies swallowed by accident.  A more extended use of emetics will  be found beneficial in the general  treatment of disease, to start the secretions and to empty the gall bladder = and. the ducts of the liver . and  cleanse the 'various other glands.  Disease always implies interference  with free performance of functions on  account  of  obstructions   in  the   system,  and an emetic, if properly  administered, will so act upon the va-  jrious  structures, of the body   as   to  j favor  the  overcocing  of    these    obstructions.    In nearly all chronic, dis-  I eases great benefit will be experienced  i by "an occasional emetic; and in most  acute affections an emetic at the start  will  often  cut  short the severity  of  the attack.   It is an easy thing to overdo the employment of emetic;    and  in   persons   subject   to   hemorrhages  they should not beusade at all.    In  all  cases  where  they are given  the  subsequent   administration   of   drugs'  will be more effectual.  The philosophy of emesis or vomiting, is very simple, and consists of the.  sudden contraction of the muscles of  the stomach, chest and diaphragm in.  such a manner that the stomach is  forcibly squeezed and diminished in  size, resulting in the ejection of its  contents through the gullet or oesophagus. The manner in which this  may be accomplished varies according  do the condition of the stomach! When  that organ is extremely sensitive, the  least  relaxant  will  prove  nauseating  as a reaction, thus, a little warm  and cause a contraction of the muscles  water or bcneset infusion or simply  lobelia tea, or salt and water, will  provoke vomiting in irritated conditions of Ihe Btoraach.  On the other hand, depressed conditions of ihe stomach would not permit vomiting by such means; and  when depressed by narcotics or other  similar poisons the administration of  relaxants would not only fail to accomplish emesis, but would greatly  increase the danger from poisoning  by increasing tbe powers of absorption. Stimulants are needed in such  cases along with astringents.  In diseased and sluggish conditions  the aim must be to stimulate the  structures into activity, to consolidate  the mucus that it may be dislodged  and to relax the structures in order  to dislodge the mucus and render the  muscular fibres capable of suddenly  contracting by reaction, and thus  causing the act of vomiting.  Simple Emetic!���������Make a strong infusion of composition Thompsonian  formula of whatever kind you have  oii band, using a large tablespoonful  of the powder to a pint of boiling |  water; allow it to stand twenty minutes and then strain and sweeten.  Also prepare an infusion of lobelia  herb, a teaspoonful to a cup of boiling water, and allow it to settle. If  the patient is very sick he should lie  in bed, though otherwise he may sit  in' a chair, - while taking an emetic.  The temperature of the room should  be comfortable, and at the same time  plenty of fresh air should be provided. Administer the composition In  fusion in half-cupful doses every fifteen minutes, until the whole system  feels thoroughly warm; four doses  usually being sufficient; then, in five  or ten minutes after the last dose of  composition has been taken, administer the whole cupful of lobelia infusion, previously prepared and strained. This may provoke vomiting at  once; but it is preferable that it  should not do . so, and the patient  should endeavor to hinder immediate  vomiting, for the longer it is delayed  the more thoroughly will the tissues  be relaxed and the more beneficial  will be the results. If vomiting does  not take place in ten minutes, then  give again the composition infusion  in one-fourth cupful doses every five  minutes until vomiting does occur;  and after each spell of vomiting give  composition freely, in order to give 4en minutes give the raspberry infu-  fluid to the stomach and thus avoid sJon, and ln another ten minutes giva  distressing retching.  Where there is sourness of the  stomach it will be necessary to add a  teaspoonful of cooking soda to the lobelia infusion. Or, if vomiting does  not occur promptly, add the soda to  the composition taken after the lobelia  Only one dose of lobelia need be taken, as another quantity Would simply  increase the relaxation and so much  longer delay vomiting.  Where there is apparently far too  much relaxation and vomiting cannot  be readily induced, it will be found advisable to give a drink of infusion of  capsicum. Vomiting may possibly be  delayed an hour or more and then  occur suddenly upon exertion, or taking anything into the stomach.  Stimulating Emetic.���������They are especially valuable in extremely sluggish conditions where the extremities  to be relaxed.  Add to the composition a small  amount of cayenne pepper, and administer this infusion in quarter of a cupful doses every half hour for several  hours, until the whole body Is warm,  even to the tips of the toes, and the  pulse is strong, and then give the  lobelia infusion and proceed as in a  simple emetic. Never give the lobelia  until the hands and feet are warm and  the pulse strong. Sucu an emetic will  leave a tonic. impression on the system, especially if golden seal should  be given with the composition after  administering the, lobelia.  Gruel Emetic.���������Some persons become somewhat weak during an emetic and need strengthening, especially  if the emetic is given before breakfast, as is advisable where there is  apparently a stomach well coated with  mucus, as will be denoted by a furred  and slimy tongue.   In such cases the  jbe  of  the composition >and. the gruel. Do  this for an hour and then give the lobelia infusion���������a teaspoonful to a cap  boiling water. Follow the lobelia  by the composition Infusion as- for a  simple emetic. It Is often surprising  to see the great amount of tenacious  mucus which will be thrown out of  the stomach by such an emetic. This  will give immediate reiief and will  aid in the action of remedies administered thereafter.  N'erviu Emetic���������Frequently there  will be nervous conditions requiring  an emetic on account of foul conditions of the stomach, and which require milder means of producing  vomiting than are afforded by ordinary emetics. For such cases instead  of composition, use an infusion of  equal parts of raspberry leaves, gin-  ger, and wild yarn (dioscorea), and  divide the lobelia into three doses to  be given ten minutes apart, the last  doses mixed with the raspberry infusion.  Retal Emetic.���������Some persons cannot take emetics by the stomach at  all when vomiting is needed. In such  cases use by injection to the bowels  every twenty minutes, the raspberry  infusion named for nervine emetics.  Continue four hours and then give the  lobelia by injection in very thin starch  water. There will be but slight vomiting. Such emetics ate not useful in  cases of poisoning.  This Chop  Suey  recipe came  long  ago from "our Chinese cook:���������  The  meat  from  eight  pork  chops,  , t ,     ,     cut. not chopped, into small lumpB and  use of gruel will not only sustain the  , ,   . .       _ .    .   .    ,,       ���������    _    ���������..  ..   - . ��������� , i fried brown in hot olive oil.    To this  system, or rather overcome the feel-     ,. t . _r>  . ..      ,  ��������� ��������� , , ,        ........    add two cups of mushrooms, two large  in���������; of faintness. but will greatly aid in    _,       . , ������,   ���������   _   * ���������     ,    -,  ; onions chopped fine, a stalk of celery  loosening  the  tenacious   mucus   and i  help its ejection.    Children are especially benefited by this form of emetic.  Prepare the composition infusion as  for a simple emetic, and also prepare  an infusion of raspberry leaves, an  ounce to a pint of boiling water,  strained after steeping. Besides these,  make about a pint of thin gruel, salted: and sweetened.    Give half a cup-  cliopped. a cup of wheat sprouts, and  three small tablespoons of corn starch  and two of sugar blended in water,  and mixed with the rest. To this is  added three tablespoons of Chinese^  sauce, and all cooked over a very hot  fire for one hour, constantly stirring.  Tbe wheat may be sprouted at home,  and Worcestershire can be used in  place    of the Chinese sauce, though  ful  of  the  composition infusion  and-j these may be obtained at any Chinese  follow by halt a cupful of gruel.    In  store.  /  '4^*1  I *.:s  )iM  PROPERTY  1. Because it is situate on the very finest bathing beach in British Columbia.  2. Because it has a magnificent train service from the City���������Leaving Vancouver at 8.15 a.m.; 10.30 a.m.;  4.00 p,m.; 11.45 p.m.   Leaving White Rock for Vancouver at 5.30 a.m.; 2.00 p.m.; 5.30 p.m.; 8.45 p.m.  3. Because it has a climate equal injsunshine to Victoria, in mildness to California.  4. Because its soil is unsurpassed for garden quality.  5. Because its outlook is magnificent, taking in the Islands of Sound and Gulf, Vancouver Island, Olympia  Mountains and Mount Baker, with all the movements of shipping on Puget Sound passing from Vancouver to  Seattle or from the Ocean to Vancouver.  6. Because of the boating and fishing facilities.  7. Becapse it is on a magnificent harbor bisected by the international boundary wbich is destined in~the  near future to rival Burrard Inlet as terminals for Canadian and American roads.  m   H. H. STEVENS ������, CO.  317 Pender Street  N. B.���������This is White ROCK  ^-'  -."S'  .-���������-������������������'. y&i  "...   7~ -������^\^^  ������������������'������������������i-r'S^T. ^'...-,.���������-, JffvSf*.  -������������������;.,,-.���������:  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER.. BRITISH COLUMBIA-  Friday. January 14, 1910  THE WESTERN  "CALL"  sued every Friday at im Wesfr. Rd.  Phone im  Subscription One Dollar  Change of Adds  must be in by Tuesday 5 p.m  Advertising Tariff  1st and last pages 50c per inch  Other pages 25c per inch  Transient Ads to arrange   for  Lodge and Church Cards $10.00  per year  Birth, Marriages and Deaths  free  THE CANADIAN NAVAL POLICY.  Sir Wilfred Laurier has announced  his Canadian Naval Policy.  Certain principles underlie that policy manifestly fo tn.e������good of it we may  say. '-"  "It. is Canadian'*���������and, havin  that we have said all.  Canada has no need of an independent   navy   which   is   not   sufficiently  strong  1.  (Continued from Page 1)  Manchester Courier.  The Government of British Columbia have also some notable exhibits in  the shape of numerous varieties, and  what is remarkable about them is that  they have the appearance of being  newly plucked from the 'tree, notwithstanding that they have travelled  about six thousand miles by rail and  steamer.  Blackburn   Weekly  Telegraph.  Visitors to the Blackburn and District Horticultural Society's Show in  the Town Hall to-day will be interested in the apple exhibit of the British Columbia government. These spe- i  cimens afford a striking object lesson  of British Columbia's claims to be regarded as a leading fruit-growing  country.  Aberdeen Evening Express.  Among the special exhibits at the  show, visitors should not fail to inspect the interesting apple exhibit oi  the British Columbia government.  These specimens afford a striking object lesson of British Columbia's claim  to be regarded as a leading fruit growing country, and will doubtles attract  the attention they deserve from all interested in the horticultural possibili-  troplcal products of the West Indies  would cease to be mere names to the  children who had se������?n at. eWstmin-  ter limes and grape fruit, oranges and  bananas, peppers and chilies. Par-  Mcularly striking was the exhibit from  British Columbia which received a gold  medal. It ocupi^d the who'e of one  end of the hall, and comprised nearly  aOO boxes of apples, each containing  about 40 pounds.  said  ties of Britain beyond the seas.  The Gardeners' Magazine.  The great feature of the exhibition  was the superb displays made by grow-  To protect the Atlantic coasts  e,s in British Columbia.    The Agent-  from European attack; i General for the Columbian government  To Protect the Pacific coasts  from Asiatic or European  attack.  was responsible for a wonderful array  of grand fruit, tastefully set up  and  To protect Canadian commerce  ,n"���������",')������" omintv   Gravenstein, Spitz-  on the Pacific.  If in twenty-five years    Canada  evolve a navy to do all this, it will be  fast work.  And In The Meantime?  The British Navy will protect us as  heretofore: ���������  Will It Indeed?  Well, at least Sir Wilfred has con- {  comprising beautiful examples of such  apples as Newtown Pippin, King of  ! Tompkins County,  can enberg, Cox's Orange Pippin, Emperor  Alexander, Winter Banana (very large  and showy), Rome Beauty, Blue Pear-  main���������a very effective apple���������Northern, Spy, Baldwin, Russet, and Wagner. Individual Columbian growers  tilled the whole of the top end of the  hall with what, even for them, was an  COLONIAL  FP-"T  FOR  G^EAT  BRITAIN.  How    Colonial    Fruit    Shews    Were  Started   in   England���������The   Excellence aof the Fruit���������The Royal  Horticultural   Society's  Activity.  Shows of Colonial-grown fruit have  now- become fairly well established in  Great Britain. Thev originated in  1003. when British Columbia applied  to the Royal Horticultural Society for  permission to exhibit fruit grown in  that province at the society's show at  Chiswick. This was granted, but  through a misunderstanding on the  part, of the Agricultural Depart men*  at Victoria, the fruit that was sent over  was preserved In glass. It was, however, of so good an apearance that it  elicited much praise from the judges  and the visitors to the show and was  awarded a silver medal.  Thef ollowlng year a small lot.-o''  fruit was sent over, principally apples,  some pears and a few plums.    These  The miners at Greenwood, B. C. are  threatening to strike because non- union men are said to be employed.  Mr. McMahon. jf Newdate. Man..  who was injured in a C. P. R. wreck at  Missanobie, Ont., on Dec. 24th, is dead.  The Ottawa hockey team retains the  Stanley Cup, having defeated Gait in  Premier Asquith states emphatically  that the British navy is efficient and  unassail able.  At a meeting of the Alanitabo Good  roads association.    It was decided to  J wait on the minister of public works!  and ask that legislation be passed at j  the next session of the .Manitoba legis- j  lature to assist in an effort to have the j  highways of the province improved.   It'  is asked that legislation  be  provided  to guarantee municipal bonds for road  building  purposes   and   to  allow   the  municipal bonds for road building purposes and to allow the municipalities  to issue bonds to the amount of 3 per  cent, of the assessment instead of at  pjresent 25c an acre. The appointment  of a road commissioner  will also  be  asked for..  Premier Laurier delivered a patriotic address at a large non-politicai  banquet given in his honor by prominent citizens of Toronto. The premier reiterated the statement that tBe  twentieth century was Canada's.  The Rev. Dr. Chown, of Toronto, is  in Winnipeg, and held a conference  with local members the Temperance  and .Moral Reform association/ He  will make a tour of the western p'rov-  DRY FIR  INSIDE FIR  DRY CORDWOOD  (Cut any lemftb)  SLABS  EDGINGS  Wood to BURN!  ROYAL WOOD YARD  PHON 164J4     -     29 LfiKSECWNE  Surrey Snaps  Close to water - Close to Station  A i Land in Blocks of various sizes  $150 to $200 per Acre  I These are snaps and will not last long:  20 Blocks in the subdivsicn, and 6 already sold  Apply to  T. P. Qoard  1701 ROBSONSt.  were packed in the usual way, and, all  were of exceedingly fine quality  and [ inces, during which important matters  splendid growth.   This lot was exhib-1 will be dealt with.  fidence in England's ma'gnanimUy, and : un,^!y_finf S}^   W& made Spe"  perhaps that confidence is well founded, even though the strain has brought  on the present budget crisis, and is imposing a continuous burden, greater  ...an Britian can indefinitely continue  to bear, she will perhaps carry oui"  burden as she has that of the weak  throughout the world in the past..  But can Canada afford to allow her  to do so unaided?  Mosquito fleet for0 Canadian rivers  "improved river    vessels"���������of    what  earthly use are they?   To patrol tbe  inland waterllne between Canada and  the U. S. in order to catch smugglers?  Unless that is the case, of what use  are they.   But how will this help out  the Imperial question.   Six small cruisers distributed between the east and  west coasts,   to   patrol   the   fishing  grounds. Come now Sir Wilfred, don't  you suppose the country knows that  these had to be built anyway without  reference to the Imperial Crisis?  We bellve Canada parts here from  Sir Wlhred as it has never done before���������and for these reasons:  ^Unfortunately we are in the face of  the very gravest danger to the empire.  - And ���������:the-xrfals^isVimmInent.-->---------------^  In regard to that crisis Sir Wilfred  has said that Canada shall do noth?  ing.  Canada recognises   its   destiny   as  part or the British Empire.    If that  prospect is closed to Canada, what is  there but absorption into the United' interesting apple exhibit by the British Columbia government.    The fruit  cial notice of Spitzenberg apples from  Mrs. J. Smith, of Snence's Bridge:  Peasgood's Nonsuch, from Mr. Lawes,  of Enderby; Winter Banana apple, superb Russets, and Newtown Pippens,  from the Okanagan Fruit Union; Rome  Beauty and Russet apples from Messrs.  Stirling and Pitcalrn, of Kelowna;  splendid Ribston Pippins, Blenhem Orange, and Gravenstein, from the Koot-  enay district; Winter Banana of immense size from Mr. Coone'y, of Kam-  loops; Northern Spy from Mr. Webster, of Summerland; King of Tompkins County, from the Salmon Arm  Farmers Exchange; and equally fine  fruits, all grown on standard trees,  and shown as packed in the original  cases after traveling 6,00 miles by rail  and  steamer. '  Fruit-Grower, tendon.  Fruit-Grower readers, are well acquainted with our views on the merits  of the fruit which we receive in this  country from British Columbia. The  bulk of apples received are as near  perfection as this fruit can be grown,  and the B. C. exhibit at the Royal Horticultural Society's exhibition of colo  iiiar grown fruit, which was opened  by H. R. H. Prinness~Lb^se"ye8t~era'ajr'  and which remains open until.Saturday, will be worth every fruit-grower's  and   fruiterer's   inspection. '  Hampshire Advertiser.  Another attractive feature was an  ited at a show of the Royal Horticultural Society, at Vincent Square, Westminster.    The   brilliant   coloring   and  clean appearance cf the fruit greatly  attracted  the hundreds of visitors  to  the ...show, and at the same astonished  many, as British  Columbia  then  Was  very little known to the British  public.   At that time there was ^eu'MaUy  a hazy notion that it  was a country j  somewhere  far up  on  the  northwest |  of the  American  continent,  madV  up.  principally  of great  ranges  of locky  mountains, or covered'with-dense impenetrable forests, with an inclement,  climate, great snow drifts prevailing  or on the other hand, that it was deluged with rain.    As to its being  an  rtgrlcultural   or   still   less   fruit-growing country, such an idea would have  been  generally considered  highly.absurd. ��������� However, to educate the people  of England on this point was exactly  why the fruit was sent over.  British Columbia wished to instruct  the public here, as it was well known  Tables which have been compiled  indicate that, property has become exceeding valuable in many towns and  cities of western Canaud during tlu  past  few  years.  The scope of the Canadian govern  ment annuities act is  to be widened  to provide that church congregations  and  missionary societies  my  pension  their  clergy. .  Manitoba farm laborers:'have peti:  tioned the commission on workmen's  compensation, asking tbat'-thay-be. included in the provisions of the act.  Grand Scottish Concert.  A grand Scottish concert to commemorate the birth of Robert Burns,  Scotland's celebrated poet, will be be:d  in .~.e Oddfellow's ball, Westminster  avenue (between Sixth and Seventh  avenues) on 'tuesday evening, January  25th, mo, at 8:15 p.uu The conceit  is under the direction of Air. W. W.  Robertson, teacher of violin, who has  to the people of that province that in jnad   considerable   expedience   In   the  States on the one hand or foreign domination on the other. In any case, if  the Empire falls, there will be absolute  overturning of our British Free markets, and our development will be hampered and controlled on every hand.  To realie that Impel ial destiny  should therefore be Canada's great aim  otherwise what is the use of the enormous outlay in internal waterways and  railways, all of which head from the  west coast eastward to the shipping  ports on the Imperial trade routes.  To fall of that destiny is to cancel  was of magnificent color, and attracted general atention, while the flavo'  was excellent. These specimens of  fered a striking object lesson of British Columbia's claims to be regarded  as a leading fruit growing country. An  exhibition of animated pictures wa>  shown during tbe afternoon in the s!dt  ball, describing the scenery and industries of British Columbia.  Eastern Morning News.  The possibilities of fruit growing in  Canada are  brought  prominently  be  the values of all these things.   But to ���������fore U8 in the anual ���������Xhibition of co  ionial fruit held last week by the Royal Horticultural Society at eWstmin  ster. The British Columbia exhibit  of fruit, especialy of apples and pears,  was again a revelation of symmetry  realise this ideal, what is Sir Wilfred  doing.    Not only not anytbing.but he  is preventing Canada from acting  in  the matter.  At least two battleships of the first-  class should be provided Immediately,! of shape, beauty of color, and clean,  the one to co-operate, or form part of' healthy  growth.    The    province  has  the British Atlantic Fleet, to which we been awarded the society's gold medal.  look  for  protection  in  the East,  the!  Weekly Budget,  London.  A remarkable display of apples has  teen   contributed  by  the  British  Co-  other with the British Pacific Fleet to  which we look for protection in the Pa-1  cine.    We should thus at least shew;  cur appreciation of the work being.lutnbia government to the Horticu'  done for us, and lend some effective,tural Society's annual show. The col  aid. and thus we should give promise' on>'"s   exhibit   comprised   nearly   500  this overcrowded country there were  thousands considering the desirability  of emigrating, and undecided where to  go to; but this demonstration of the  capabilities of that province and the  information given that it was in want  of inhabitants, that it possessed nearly  every other good thing but had not  enough people to develop the resources  of the country, at once turned the at-  l tention of British people to that beautiful province.  The excellence of tbe British Colum:  bia fruit at this second show, won to:  it the highest award���������the gold medal'  ^��������� and the Royal Horticultural Societj  decided for the future to hold regular  Colonial-fruit.Ehows^at^sensons^to  suit the various colonies, the autumn  show being arranged specially, for the  provinces of Canada.  These shows have teen held regu,-.  larly every year since, and this year*  one will he held at. the hall of thf  Royal Horticultural Society. Vincen  Square, from December 1 to 4.  Each year from 1893 on. British Columbia has won gold medals, for the  government exhibits, and gold, silver  and bronze medals for the individua'  exhibits of fruit.  The success of these shows in the  dire-tion of turning  the Attention of  ���������ultab'e settlers to  British  Columbia  has been most satisfactory.   That province, so  little  known  to  the  neonlr  ���������f the old land before lf������0i. is now talk;  ���������>(] of and becoming well known to the  Inhabitants of pP the cV!"������ rnd towns  and also the villages of Oreat Britain1  and many people have gone out  and  settled   there.    Aericulture  generally  and   particularly   dairying .and   fruit  growing are verv profitab'e industries  Bitish Columbia is e^er-ialy a suitable  country   for  the  British  farmer  with  some  capital   vho   finds   rime?  hard here.  'Out there he wou'd havr  i fine and very healt'iy climate, beautiful  scenery,  perfect   safety  for   life  ami property���������in fact, another Britain,  with improvements.    There is alway-  a good market for its crops.    Fruit at  j 'he present time isr prinf-jnally so^d in  the provinces lying to the eastward.  concert business both in the Old Coim  rtry and in Alberta,, before coming to  the Coast, and who also conducted .a  Scottish concert on New Year's nighi  in South Vancouver with great success. He will be assisted by his wife  who is aline soprano vocalist, also  several well known artists, and the  programme will also include Highland  dancing, etc., so dear to the hearts  of' Scotsmen. I .overs of Scottish music should not-fail to.avail themselves  of this concert which promises to be  one of the best ever he'd in Mount  Pleasant, and the ppular admission is  within the- reach of all, 25 cents; with  a few reserved seats at 50 cents./  Tickets can be had-at various nstores  in the district, also at door. Come  one, come all. No need to go down  town for amusement on January 25th.  A service of special interest to t ha  ;������l^^������������s^*+v*v^'iPirHrt^i'������i^r** snap-  mwm-m  A FEW SPpCIAlS   I  & -PeasI.���������. 10c per tin  |; Tomatoes.... ... . 10c per tin  4 31 bs. irecleaned cu rran ts... 25c *  public will be heM In Mount Pleasant' *    " ���������  Methodist -church on Sunday eveninT j| 3 lhs- 50c tea for ������������������ ���������^1-25 $  next.   Following the evangelistic 'serv- | Choice Creamery Butter, 3 lbs: *  ices which closed on Thursday even-  <f      -  for $1.00  ing. a special song service will be he'd  *   . ��������� ~       . ���������_ . .  consisting of solos, quartettes, chor- | A very fine coffee at 25c per I.b  uses and anthem.   The regular organ  $��������� 2 tins finest Corn Syrup 25c,  recital will be given at 7 p. m. The  :>astor will deal with the subject of  conscience. "Is My Conscience a Correct Guide for My Life?"  n-Eighth'  avenue near Nintu, Kit^ilsno, 14/730;  lull lilt."'���������*������">' terms. .Apply, box .17,.  Western  Call.' ' : -<  In a district where property, is advanc-;1  In* In leaps and bound <.. I have a fully/  modern nine-roomed residence for sale:  It is iii Orandview, half a minute: from  Park ..'drive-j car    line.   |5.0i>������;    $1,000  e������."h,  balance/ua.-y.'  Box  D,-  Western  '/.'.Call.-     ������������������-.-.; .;/'./... ,,../..;/:���������"   J )::.-..���������.��������� ..- .  For a few days only I enn  deliver the:';J  Northwest  corner  Prince  K0ward and t  Broadway for $������.Oeo.    Box 16. Western  ��������� ���������Call.  ;.-��������� ;-'-/i  Look at till������ fca inonev ma'-or.0 49 3-4  acres near Royal1 City. titfO feet on  Kra������er River for'$*>:& per acre. Acre-.  aire clo'e. bv !��������������� pelMnsr for $1,600 per  acre.    Box  E, Western  Call.  Five acres on Rowling Road at $909 per  acre. This is Uie b*-r buy -lb' South  Vnncnmer :>ci'eaKe to-day. Box C,  Western'Call.   -...,.-'' i   .-������������������'. .  .THpple   corner   of   liitli   and   Woodland  drjve. . 100x111.     $^.604>;     one-quarter1  cash.  <J.   12.   IS   months.     This  cannot  ...bfe - equal ltcLJiu -G randv iew.���������UoJC.--!5,i.|  Vestern  Call.  Double    corner     in   Grandview,   83x111.  -    $:>.100:    1-4   ca-h.   6,   .12,   18   months.  Box ������.  We-tern Call.  For quick sale 1 have a dauble.corner \n(  Kerri'dale.     ������J������xl2������.     tor   $),:!">0:   $6'H>^  ca������h.   ������.   12.   1*.     This   will  double   \ni  -''������   In   one   year.     Box   7,   Western'  Call.  Ten acres nt Oliver in Surrey. Be-V  visy- in ti->p d' trtft: fi<<y to clear.t  $100 per acre. 'Box 8. Western Call.  Wanted, a loan of $3,300 on Rood house 1  iind 'ioi'hie. loi in Kood locality. Box]  S. Western Call.  ���������  t TO  of effective aid to come |Ooxes   of  apples,  each   containing  40 | ���������- Manitoba. Alberta. Saskatchewan,  In fact if one half of the public re-P���������1^. Some of the apples weighed I**"** ereat ^heat-prodticmg countries  in tact ii one^nair ot tne pumic re nmini^     PP^rs im   where no fruit is prodtv-ed. but w^here  iourees which  have been given  withidS much as 1   w Pounds.    Pears ������n-  lavish hand to private companies had \ Ported from Russia are the latest ncv-   the^op^ ^^\^^S;  \+en annlierl to these pnHs i navai ���������������'���������������>��������������� Covent Garden. Some of them r������e popn.ation ot-th-se provinces is  ow^racouM  ta^n   ������t'UTii--������ ������ -ch as 2 pound, each, -.j���������^ C^^J^'  stained which wouM have put Can-^ey are selling at Is. each. j^^ ^ Vn7������L? ll'l  s.ia on a footing consfstant  with her Daily Chronic,e, London. i'0win������? to this market so near a- hand  honor, and  would hare made the Im-j    Th������>, sight of the aples from one Brit-; that   British   l-oinrntla   has   m?d-   n  serial question safe.  Personally,  if  Mr.  Borden  ; j ish Colony alnn���������������so 'arge. po red. sc  shows  sweet,   that   even   the   greediest   boy  serious attempt to suppjv 'be British  Tnarket v������*   thru"h a ce-tain c/uanti'v  kimself as strong as his speech in the  would  despair   of  getting   outside   of: of very high grade fruit is sent over, ^    ^^  house forecasts,  we shall  be glad to  more than one of them���������should te en-  and there are many inquiries frcm the.FOR- 'c;ale���������House  end  support him to the hilt on thi., ques-  ough to convert endless lads into en-i purveyors of superior quality fni't for[    K5tci!2no,   ton   of   hill  .thusiastic fruit    farmers,   while    the ' British Columtia' apples ���������especially  tion.  FOR  SALE���������A  doctor's  residence of  8 rooms, modern, on a 66x120, corner.    Below  market value if taken  In a few days.    Box F12.  FOR  SALE���������A   ."Oft lot on Eleventh  avenue for $2,500.   Phone 4672.  FOR SALE���������A lot near car in South  Vancouver, $700.   The Call," Box F13.  Splendid double  corner  in  Kitsilano,  corner  Third   and   Larch,  $7,000.  Box H 10. Western Call.  Do'*ble corner of St. Catherines and  Twelfth;   good   building  site:   only  $3,500.    Uox  H  12. Western Call.  FOR SALE���������A 33-ft. lot on First atve^  nue, between Senilin and Lakewood.  A   bprgain   from   owner.    Box  F6,  Western  Call.  Two   South   Vancouver   lots   at   $500  apiece.    The Call, Box  F7.  A  six roomed   home  in   Kitsilano  on  a 50-foot lot.    Below market price.  and  location cannot  be  duplicated.  Address, The Call, Box F9.  A modern home on Seventh  avenue.  $3,350.     $1,000   cash,   balance; very  easy.    The Call. Box F10.  FOR   SALE���������Double   corner   100x120  on  Fiftenth ard Alberta for $4,700.  Address. Call. F14.  FOR SALE���������Beautiful 6-roorn modern  home,  $3,350.    See this before you  l"������v.    Te-pt-hTe -5672. ������.  FOR   SALE���������10   ac-es   at   Boundary  P-av   in  one   of  the  be~t  Iocatfons.  Ibis  is  a.snsn   and   will  not  last  long.    Box 8. The Call.  [FOR PALE���������5 acres at Chilliwack. in  grass:   close  to  to"vn:   good   ro^d*  n".   A cnr.p at ?500 per acre.   Will  se'l  at S350 per acre.    Box S 2, The  Call  d two lots in  on   Third  Incuse is modern, has furnace and   *-><*���������><*?���������!���������<������������$.  f Our stock is fresh and well $  X selected, and our aim is to Rive ^  X the purchasing public their $  T mon ey's   worth. A trial ***  y order will be sure to convince  ��������������� yon that we can satisfy you.  ? Next MONDAY and TUES-  ? DAY we will demonstrate  % SELF RISING FLOUR, and < n  % Thursday, Friday and Sat-  % urday we will demonstrate  | the famous BROOKE BONDS  -* TEAS which we are introduc-  ^ ing to our customers.  *  ���������  t  !  for sale.    The  4.  f  SOUTH    VANCOUVER  RESIDENTS  Our Order Clerk takes orders f  in your locality every VVednes- *  * day and goods are delivered %  % Friday morning. If you send ������  ^ address we will be pleased to ������  * fill your requirements in the %  * grocery line. ^  * Z  I Phone 1360 I  REMEMBER THE ADDRESS  t  i LAMONT'S GHOCEitY  % 2243 Westm'ster Ave.  K"1"  SALE���������Agreement?  Call.  WIihi. offers   for iloub1*"  corner on   Korl  nn������l    No.    2   roailH,   South    Vancouver!.  110x107.     I   mu������t   >--fll   and   will   coii-1  t--f 'cr   any   rpiisonuble   offer.     Box   24(  Western Call.  $2,300 will purchase S acres in Burnabv.  This   property   Is   splf-i'dlilly   situntei|  ond   Is   met   a,-'-i',-'>!lly   a   kooiI   bu%\  Box B, Western Call.  I have 44 feet on Westminster avenue,  between Tenth and Eleventh avenue-i.l  Early next spring W*--(minuter av--J  ni'e l������ to be block paved, when tliii'i  propert" will . "peertiiy ailvance lj)|  price.     Box  20. Western Call.  L-would like to show ymi a beautiful  r.o  foot  view  lot on York -treet.  iooklncj  over Kitsilano beach.    If you want nnj  a<*thetic     home   site     this    will    suit.,  Box 18. Western Call.  For quick Pale. I 1-8 acres improved  land, half mile from Central Park.^  g-roon^ed hoi'^-e, 40 fr'.'it troes; 3-4 acr.������.  rf strawberries. >5 500. Terms easy, j  Box A. Western Call.  Water Street Snap���������Two lot'. 66x132 ft.|  eafh: '32 ft. *rontasre on Water strenf.  extending back 132 ft.  to the C. P. It.  track.     A   fir<t-class   wliole������a'e   waw-  lif-use   ������ite   in   the   ver������-   lieart  of   f'-������l  city    and    whole-o'e   di -tric.t.      Sl.lKHf  per front  foot.    Terms  reasonable.  FOR   SALE���������A    modern    fi-rcom   noiwrj  with fireplar-e, furnace.    I- situate*'  a  50-ft lot between  Fairview  and Mt.]  Pleasant.    An ideal home.  ISO acres for -ale in Coonlt'am. *"00 pei|  PTe.     $12,000   ca"=-h.   Via',   in   3   year-  Good piece to subdivide.  FOR SALE���������!��������� acres, choice site, hls'ij  an-1 o\-erlookine Eraser river. ni������"r  Jllillside. for only $225 per acre if soiij  immediatelv.     Fair   term-.  100 '^et or������ po������rfh flv(.������������p r0-"- frrn^J  ville. This is splendid busines prop|  erty and the price i-s riglit.  Larsje boardina: hoK^e for "���������������*������ nv  .Alo--r  andPr ������tre������-t." ra������Hns c^n-tprt a~ ' bisr {  revenre  of  1?.   per cent.  net.    This  a   chance   to   ir>ve<=t  vc-.r   mon*"v   in  conservative  and  commer.-sense  man^  ner. .  pr������T{ p < t.t"���������r������vb> correr in D. L. 540  ���������*������* tea*": J" oob ca������h. 6. 12 month*.  This is  132x13-' ft., ar* spi���������"������M si������-.^  ������.   prnh'o    cTi"r.   X>.   L.    548.   6St132    ft..  ���������>       ^"SO-    $' ���������':>������    ca=h:    bnlpnee    3,    9.    15  ���������:���������������������������:��������� *���������!��������� ��������� ���������!������������������ >������������������!��������� &**&$*     iB������utfes.    This is a g���������i fc������r-  I .-J~o^.������wl.;iVi.^3StattMi*a  ;������������*������Biia������M*_K������  -ii-C.  ���������^s^TLm.  ,��������� Pqft.M^T:.  [Friday, January 14* 1910  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  [I ADDRESS ALL ENQUIRIES  W.H. KELLY  MARKET CLERR  ^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������+  To the Farmers.  WeJ are oneu 'to bay for cash all  kinds of Local Home fed meats providing tbe qnalitv is of the best.  Please don't offrr us anything else.  FARMERS AGENCY ���������- CITY MARKET,  When in town don't forpre1  j  that the   Globe Hotel is the  nearest Hotel to the Market.  Thoroughly up-to-date and the   |  terms are reasonable. |  Cunningham A Qhanmanl  Dressed and Live Poultry  Fresh Eggs. Raspberries  Red Currants and Cherries  all direct from the farmer  Tito South Vancouver Garden* employ only White Labour. Thev 'are daily on the  market with a choice display  of vegetables. Free delivery.  If you Can't Call Telephone  your orders. .    The following are the average prices for the week  FRUIT  Pears    11.15 to $1.40  Apples  .... 11.80 to $2.00  VEGETABLES  Potatoes       $12.00to$15.00  Carrots, per sack       -75   Turnips, per sack      -60   Beets per sack    $1-00    Cabbage, per lb      .01,l-������   Onions, per lb       01 and 1>������  Cauliflower, per doz .....    -40   POULTRY  Laying Fowl $7.������0 to $8.00  Dressed Fowl, per lb.  Wholesale     .15 to .17 ..  Retail  .22   Spring Chicken, per lb. -20 to .21.  Turkey, per lb  .35...   Geese, per lb  .20   COOK & ROSS      \  THE RELIABLE  AUCTIONEERS  Sell all kinds of Live Stock on the  City Market every Saturday  at 10 a.m.  BUTTER AND EGGS  Fresh Ranch Butter ...  .35.........  Eggs, Wholesale   .55   Retail   .60   HOT HOUSE PRODUCE  Tomatoes, per lb..   Tomatoes, per box.  .10   $1.00 to $1.2f  MEATS  (Wholesale)  Beef, per lb   .07>3' to.08  Veal, per lb   .11 to .11^  Muttoii, per lb.   .13   Lamb, per lb   .15.   Pork, per lb    .13 to .13^  When we ad\ertise Cream at luc  per can everyone thought we had  struck Rock bottom. But look! we  are now selling 3 Cans for 25c every  Can gauranteed.  S. T.WALLACE & Co.  ��������� ������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������M������������g  We are always open to buy first  ' ��������� class Hay and Oats and always  ������ pleased to quote   prices.     WO  ��������� buy tho BEST for wo only  ���������ell tho BEST.   FOX BUS. I (.0. West. Ave. fear Market  >������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  Woman's World  "Sweet, thou hast trod on a ueart,  Pass, the World's full of men;  And women as fair as thou are  Must tread on a haart now and then."  Would never have been written had  the Brownings lived in Vancouver. He  then might have written some lilting  verses to silvery voices or rosy cheeks,  but feet, never, for the Vancouver women have the worst dressed feet this  side of the border where our mounted  police chase the Doukhbours. The reason is not far lost. We started out  merrily the other day to buy a pair  of stout boots, black, medium weight  soles, sensible ones, you know, any  size and width that fitted. Note the  word "fitted." The first clerk vaf  looking his prettiest, discussing coming events with the moments heart  desire, stylishly pompadoured, so the  shoes handed out were net fits. Twenty  minutes went by before that clerk  woke up enough to examine the old  shoe. Then with an air of impatience  he candidly said I "should 'have told  him my foot was of an unusual size."  1 should i have to go elsewhere. This  litling business was repeated from the  end of one Ionge to almost the end  of the oither; with variations. One  tried to sell me yellow kids���������fancy an  elderly woman in yellow boots on a  rainy day. Another wanted to know if  I had lived in Chicago and how he  brightened up when I admitted passing  that way. Another insisted on Madame observing "zee beauty, zee  grace," of the dearest pair of buttoned  patent leather, regular dreams, but  alas, we are not a widow, if we were  those shoes would now be ours. The  most intelligent trout can be caught  with proper bait.  Ever notice the warm plump foot of  a baby? How soon all the -beauty of  the foot is gone. The foot is weakened or strained and turns inward or outward, the ankle bone becomes prominent an all the natural mcticity and  grace of the foot and gait is lost because of improperly fitted shoes. The  shoe should be fitted as near like the  the sole made thicker, corns, Callouses  and many foot deformities are due to  badly fitted boots, and too often we  pity a woman with a sad expression,  thinking she must have much sorrow  in her home dife, then more likely than  not its only pinching shoes. For home  wear, slippers are most comfortable to  slip on, but if one has to stand or walk  a great deal about the house it is less  tiresome to wear a laced Oxford or  even a high boot to supp������rt the ankle.  One's hose should be carefully chosen  and should be a trifle larger than the  foot. The licse supporters should fasten from the waist and must be of  elastic. A beautiful foot, does not  mean a small one. but it must be well-  fitted and must feel easy. There must  be no wrinkles on the toes and the  heels are kept straight on the ground.  I:, walking, the fcot is placed straight  on the ground in front of you, this is  better than toeing out or, as the Japanese do, toeing in, the latter is not  graceful. When you buy your next  pair of boots you see to it that your  foot is well-fitted. If the particular  clerk waiting on you does not know  how to please you, go some place else.  They will soon learn to take pains instead of giving them and your comfort and good looks are all in all.  NELL.  CANADIAN  AND GENERAL  the wrecked caboose had a miraculous  escape. Several lines of the Canadian  Northern are badly tied up on account  of the storms.  Paul Cleih, a former Winnipegger,  was convicted of murder in a state  court at Spokane, Wash., but the verdict was set aside by the judge on the  ground that the alleged crime was  committted on a military reserve and  was therefore outside the jurisdiction  of the state.   A new trial was ordered.  Four people perished in a fire at  Fort William, Out, which destroyed a  boarding house run by F. I-L Babcock,  on MeKeller street. Five hoarder  were badly injured by jumping from  the windows, and several escaped in  scant clothing, suffering severely fron>  exposure.  Ontario prohibition leaders express  the belief that public sentiment in On-  turic will, in the near future, demand  the complete eradication of the liquor  traffic. Satisfaction is also expressed  with the results secured at the polls  on   -Monday. (  Prof. Burckhalter, a prominent United States astronomer, declares that  the earth will pass through the tail of  Halley's comet, during the month of  may, and predicts a dazzling display  of meteoric fireworks on that occasion.  Peter Lyall, jr., president of the  Manitoba Curling Association, who has  just returned from the east, says that  For LAYING FOWL and  CHICKENS call  City Market  Tbe flowers that bloom in the  Spring are only the forerunners of tho  gorgeous dispUy that come* later.  M*ke yonr home cheery by giving  ok an order ������u Saturday.  THE MARKET TLGRISTS  r.  Sprsya. Pump*, H������'vet.HnK t7W������ehine������.  tfumriw., in tret ������v������ry~ t������������l rMuircd on  th������ r������rm ein b������ purchased ������t th������  IWworWi Rolston Stores  WESTMINSTER AVENUE  If PAR THK JKARKKT  _ Choice Butter and f resh Eggs  are all we handle. Ask any of  the regular customers at the  market. They will tell you our  stock never varies and our sales  .    F. FATKIN  V. R. TIMMS  Sign  and Can'age  Painter. *  Removed from Westminster Aye. f  To STEELE &MUIR B lu'R.      #  Mt. Pleasant    4  FOR  LAYINO  FOWL  AND  CHICKENS   SEE   Tfce choicest display of Vefe.tl.es  ever see* if YMcttiver tt less tM*  CbiBMWB's prices tad we employ  ttlv wIMte Whhv  mt Vawwver mm $mm  G Clapp, Proprietor.  CUT FLOWERS  AND POT PLANTS  ;..: in great variety. , ���������  Ifyounvegetables ere not grown in  Chiliwack they are not the best possible. Give me one trial erder and  you-will become a regular enstmnier.  GLl  L. WALKER,  12th    AVE.,. EAST  I  'ELEN    BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  of  Elecution, Physical Culture and  )ramatic  Art.   Plays Coached, Enter  Jtaiaments Directed, Platform RecitHis  "*       Studio: 992 Boksby Street  Telephone R3535.  ASKE HALL  1540  Fifth  Ave., West  Canadian and  General  Mayor Evans of Winnipeg, opposes  'he decision of the board of control to  have all sever connection work done  by  licensed   contractors,   he  being  of  the opinion that the engineer of con-, Xew yQrk conceni5ng the ,lisposal 0I  struction shouud tender on the work.  '.11. Fairburn, the man  who escaped  from  the Winnipeg General  Hospital  Edward Christcnson, a Brandon boy  atteuding college at Moorhead, Minn.,  was found dead in bed, having bean  asphyxiated by coal gas.      v  Three lives were lost at points in  southern Saskatchewan as the result  of a severe storm during the latter  part of last week.  The wholesale fruit warehouse of  Wilton Brothers, at Yorkton, Sask..  was destroyed by fire, entailing a loss  of $5,000.   r,      - ���������        ���������      ���������    j  The special committee of the Grain  Growers' association yesterday submitted to the Manitoba cabinet an outline of the scheme devised for the public ownership of elevators. It provides that the warehouses now in existence be acquired on a basis of the  cost of duplication with no regard  to vested interests. Administration  would be by a committee appointed  for life and responsible to the legislature only. The initial cost is estimated at $3,000,000 to be provided  by provincial forty-year bonds.  The theories of Professor Burckhalter, of Oakland. Cal., to the effect  that Halley's comet is to be visible  only on the Pacific Coast and that its  tail will brush the earth there, are  criticized as decidedly misleading and  intended only to frighten people.  Premier Laurier, speaking at the  opening of the new Liberal headquar-  Toronto,  Montreal  and other eastern . ;ers at Toronto, declared that the time  cities will send rinks to the Winnipeg ���������- .       ~    _ ._ __.j_.i-. .  bonspiel.  There is considerable speculation.in  while undergoing treatment for self-  inflicted wounds, was four.d frozen tc  death under Broadway bridge on the  Red River.  Auguste Lemieux, a brother of the  post.master general of Canada, was  chosen  by the Liberals of Ottawa to  contest that seat in the coming bye-  foot   as   possible,   that  is,   long   and [election for the Dominion house,  nearly straight on the inner side and'    President Taft's special message to  broad across the ball. The shoe should  have a narrow heel. Most of the shoes  shipped into Vancouver are too-large  in the heel, letting the foot slip, or  being filled with cotton,burgeon's* plas.  ter, velvet or anything else the sales-  t!>$ United States congress condemns  the existence of certain conditions in  regard to business, and strikes at  stock manipulation.  Bradstreet's weekly review indicates  that trade conditions in  Canada are  man happens to think about to tell you j good, the start of the New Year hav-  to put in them when he sells you the! ing been auspicious so far as business  shoe that was for someone else's foot.  The sole should not be too short nor  is concerned.  Governor Hartley,'of Indiana, deliver-  in  too .wide, though a narrow sole works; ed an *b,e' ������ddress in ^Vtomlpe  which he spoke strongly in  favor ot  havoc with both looks and feelings.  The heel should be high enough to balance the foot properly, the heighth of  tbe heel depending entire!}' upon the  i the enormous fortune left by the iate  Ogdcn Mills, which is estimated at  eighty million dollars.  The departure from Winnipeg of Secretary-treasurer J. M. Lamb, of the  Western Canada Baseball league,  leaves that organization in some jeopardy, as its future is none too assured.  The Montreal Shamrocks defeated  the All-Montreal hockey team last  evening, Barney Holden.and Tom Dun-  derdale, formerly of Winnipeg, being  the stars for the victors. '  The man wuo droped dead in the  Majestic hotel, Winnipeg, on New  Year's Day, has been Identified as  George W. Mole, an old countryman  who had resided in the west for some  years.  William Howell was sentenced by  Magistrate Daly at the Winnipeg police court, to two years' .imprisonment with 15 lashes, for an assault on  in .her   home   on   Trinity  local option and the abolition of the  bar room.  Commander Peary   has   announced  arch of the foot.   A fiat foot wears a tttat he' "wiH : not '-undertake  an expi-  low heel, an arched foot a higher one tion to discover the South Pole, but  as comfort suggests.    Snugness over  the instep and ankle is desirable and  the boot should be laced tightly  as  comfort will allow to prevent the foot  states that he will furnish all possible  assistance.. -���������   t .'....-"���������  J. W. Bulger, a Winnipeg conductor, was instantly killed near Carb'erry.  slipping in the shoe. Sometimes a Man., when an extra freight on which  boot that does not seem quite right he was riding collided With an engine,  can be made so by having one side of Two brakemen who were sleeping in  NOW OPeNED FOR  BUSINESS  ^^ZZf!^ 1849 Westminster Ave,  H. N. CLEMENT, Proprietor ^^s^^^^s^s^^^^^s  Mfci  FOR  RENT  Private Dances.    General Meetings  PHONE L&R2364  GEO.  ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  1  14 Acres  Excellent Land  Cleared-Fenced  Orchard Beaming to Bear  House:  Near River  Near Town  Cows, Hogs Chickens, all included  $1000 Down  Balance arrange  Apply for  particulars  at the  Western Call  J. G. 28  PICTURE FRAMES  FOR 0  CHRISTMAS  Phone 2967 and we will call; or you will be welcomed at  TliyiMS' WORKSHOP  Where you can see a nice new line of Samples of Moulding  to choose from.   Frames delivered to. all parts of the city.  501 Georgia Street, (Cor. Richards)  "������������������43,**,*3>****S>*.#*3;*t*t2,*#M&^*<2>*J,*3**������*tv,*i*'^*-,*3>*'  v  ��������� '  *  '5>  (tt  ���������  a,  HURRY  KITSILANO  150 ft. frontage corner 10th Ave. and McDonald  St.; price $4,400; good terms.    (Exclusive)  DISTRICT LOT 3OI  100 ft. on 17th Ave, block frcm car;  $1800,  cash, bal. 6-12-18 months.  1-.  50 ft. lot on 6th Ave., near carline, only 1,6C0;  easy termsl   SNAP!  A. WILES & Co. 1002, GranvUe  \% PHONE 5204 OPEN EVENI.VGS  if  a   woman  street.  The fleet of fishing boats which was  ilriven out to sea off Whitehead,. N. S.,  has been able to return to port. Two  boats, however, are still missing, their  crews consisting of six  men.  Scores of Quebec and Ontario farmers are shipping cream into the United  States, an error in the Payne-Aldrich  tariff measure making such a move  unusually profitable.  The English Radicals consider Joseph Martin, the Canadian lawyer, an  acquisition to their, ranks on account  of his fighting ability, and they would  like to see him_elected... ,.,,.___...__.,..__  * The Grain Growers' association will  send a delegation to Ottawa to impress  upon the Dominion government the advisability of securing control of terminal elevators.  Frederick Salter, formerly a well-  known resident of St. James, where  he was the1 owner of market gardens,  died at San Mateo, Cal.  The Dominion Census and Statistics  bureau places Canada's wheat crop for  1909 at 166,744,000 bushels.  It is rumored that tbe ports of the  United Kingdom will be thrown open  to live cattle from the Argentine if  the Liberal government is returned to  power. The intentiou is to bring down  the price of meat and check the operations of the United Stales b'-ef  trust.  A cold wave has swept over the  United States, and the drop in the  temperature is being felt as far smith  as the Gulf of .Mexico. Eight inches of  snow fell at Memphis. Tenn.. while  Arkansas and Mississippi are covered.  All trains in Eastern Montana are tied  up.  Two    Northern    Pacific    jias.'_e:.ger  trains have been lost for two days on  ->j account   of   the   cold     w������at.her     and  X\ storms   in   .Montana.     Ofiu-ials  at   St.  ���������I' I Paul   are   not.   alarmed,   however,   as  A'thev claim the trains aie well stocked  J.'  (.   with  provisions.  -:-1 .    ,  Charles  Cavnn.iph.   switchman,   was  nilled in the Canadian Pacific railway  .*���������  yards  at  Winnipeg,  w;heu   a  yard  en-  X gine   coming   out   of   the   round-house  *  collided with a ro-< <\ engine which was  ������!������ on the same track.  Tt.}     It.  is   reported   that   in   a   race   <rar  %  among miners at Phoenix. ... C. three  v-   men  were  killed  and   many  seriously  ^.  injured.  .j."   Pacific   coast     lumbermen     predict  X great   activity   in   th<1   industry,   espe-  *f* cially in the shipment of building ma-  <>  teria! to the prairie provinces.  X      Walter Magee, a clerk in the o'ice  v* of the city  solicitor  at  Winnipeg,  is  4������  said to have stolen $170 which came  *in is payment on tax's.  ���������z������  would come when Canada would need  a navy. Ke also declared the naval  supi'emacy ot* . Great Britain meant  world-wide peace.  A report issued .-by the census department at Ottawa places the population of the Dominion at 7,350,000. The  report, shows increases in every pi o-  vince as compared with the last previous census figures.  The Canadian Railway Commission has ordered that roads operating  in the west, must provide agents anc>  suitable buildings for the accommodation of freight at the more important  flag stations.  Eight boats, a portion of the Nova  Scotia fishing fleet, are missing as the  result of a severe storm which sprang:  up suddenly, and it is believed forty-  one men have perk-hed.  Robert Cruise, of Dauphin, and Fred  G. Davis, cf Neepawa, were nominated  by the Liberal? as candidates in the  provincial constituencies of Dauphin  and Beautiful Plains.  The Switchmen's Union ot America  and the railway managers of Eastern  railroads hare agreed to submit all  questions in dispute to a board of  mediation of arbitration.  An agreement has been reached between the Grand Trunk Pacific and the  Canadian Northern whereby the former will enter Winnipeg over the  tracks of the latter.  Principal Robertson, head of Mac-  donald college, near Montreal, is retiring from that institution to tour  Europe in the interests of Canadian  agriculture.  __ An jnteresting. visitor; in: Cajiada.iX'?^  'cently. is Mr. Arthur Romwyn, a native of Cornwall, in the extreme southwest corner of England, and an ex-  lieutenant in the Plymouth Dragoons.  a British regiment that bore the brunt  of much fighting in the South African  war, has been investigating Canadian  farming lands in the Saskatchewan district. Lieut. Rpmwyn has followed the  east cast f Africa frm Delaeoa Bay  east coast of Africa from Delagoa Bay  prominence during ih-5 last year as  the starting point of the Roosevelt  hunting party. He lias traversed interior Africa for month at,a time, has  journeyed around Lake Victoria Nyan-  za and mad*1 several trips to the headwaters of the .Nile.  Niagara Kails.���������Charles Stewart, a  section man, found the frozen body of  a man alongside the G. T. R. tracks.  four miles west of here this afternoon,  which was identified as Arthur Bell,  age 20. a fruit grower of St. David's,  who started last night to walk the  track. He was presumably hit by a  train.  ������t*  Toronto.���������The Laymen's missionary  movement is planning a series of eight  conferences  in   the   cities  of Ontario  through   January   and   February.  The  first  meeting wil be hold at Stratford  on Jan. 6 and 7, and one following at  Woodstock,  on   Jan.^ 1.2   and   13.   and  'then at Guelph on Jan. IS and 19.  1    St.; John. X. B.���������At. a meeting of the  j harbor   board   to-night   it   was   recoin-  jmei.ded that a delegation  be sent to  Montreal to interview tlie C. P. R. to  nee whether the company  would  buy  the   city   wharfs   uxefl.   in   winter   by  steamers.     The   city     hss     expended  something   over   a   million   dollars   in  the construction of ihe  wharf.  Rt'sina. Sask.���������At a meeting of the  quhlic works comtnitte of "the city to-  night a programme w:ts mapped out involving ?.n expenditure of over half a  million dollars on public improvement,  during the coming year. The principal  items arc-: trunk sewer SStf.l.OOO: pavements and sidewalks $113,300; Albert  [street subway $50-009. :__.*._..-*.-_)'._-K'>_  ;.''v t ���������'������������������'���������" lt' --��������� ''���������'<��������������� ii^i^i&B^i  ���������;,;K.,i.; ;v^^.-:i%K.& S!_tfy;i.te  _'������������.  ������Tm"^pn*tf"������!W^'f','!?^������  THE WMBBRN CALL, VAHOOUVE^ BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Friday, January 14, -IS;��������� tf���������  This Will Stand  CHILLIWACK  A number of fiye acre  blocks adjoining City  JAnits. This land is  absolutely first class,  in grass and fenced.  $350 per acre; good  terms; adjoining land  selling for $500 an acre  ������������������ V- ������������������.������������������������������������  ti; h: stevens rcot  317    Pender    Street    We_t.  ���������������������������  Read This M Again  w  CANADIAN ANO GENERAL  .  aum  It is alleged that the Great Northern  railway has been victimized to the ex-  alleged frauds in the disposition of  tent of $1,000,000 through a series of  trip passes, and three arrests have  been  made.  At a final meeting or the Winnipeg  school board for 1909, reference was  made in the reports to the increase in  the juvenile populatioi. and the success of manual training and the cadet  corps.  St. John, N. B ��������� The civic board of  works has recommended that $96,000  be expended on permanent street paving at.the rate of $40,000 per year.  Watrous, Sask.���������The Union Bank of  Canada has opened a branch here with  W. J. Swaisland as manager. Mr.  Swaisland comes from the Cupar  branch.  Toronto.���������Concussion of the brai;:  sustained by being struck by a street  car, wil probably result in the death  of Arthur Gayser, aged 70. He sustained" internal injuries.  ��������� Afonisburg, Ont.���������Inteiest attaches  to the municipal u.uipaign in Morris-  burg, as- Airs. Wingard is a candidate  for the board of education. She has  been brought out by the Women's Institute.  A cofferdam broke at the city's power site at Point du Bois, Man, and the  excavation is now flooded with water  suspending work for some time.  Alanie Angelo, who wounded a man  at a dance at Point de Bois, Man., was  sentenced to a year in jail, while his  companion was given two months.  The firs and water and light committee of the Winnipeg city council suggests that increases in the number of  street lamps in the principal portions  of the city be made.  -v Winston Churchill issued a fiery  manifesto to his Dundee constituents,  and today the centenary of Gladstone's  birth will be enthusiastically celebrated in the old country!  The Winnipeg board of control is in  favor of abolishing the Webb lamps,  which have been tried as a remedy for  the sewer odors, and it is likely that  a ventilating; system 'will be adopted.  Richard Seeman, who died recently  in Winnipeg, was the first British investor, in Western Canada lands to  make the venture pay, he having "at  one time financed the .Manitoba and  Northwestern railway and purchased a  large block of that company's grant  There, is   a  suspicion   that   George  Einmett,. who was sent up for trial on  a   charge "of  attempting    to   murder!  Bertha McLean'in' Winnipeg, 'is protecting the girl.  'British Liberals are undismayed at  Joseph"' Chamberlain'sniaiiifestb and  declare that tariff reform has degeiiT  erated fromv an, imperial movement  into domestic cajnpaign.  The northwest commercial travelers  held their annual reunion and banquet  in Winnipeg, the function being attended by many of the members and  friends  of the  association.  Ninety thousand settlers came from  the United States to Canada during  1009. bringing $9,000,000 in cash, establishing a record both in numbers  and the value of property.  Seventeen thousand men are engaged on the construction of the National  Transcontinental railway between  Wiuniiiog and Moncton, excellent pro-  j gress being reported from all depart-  j menis.    .    ���������  i     KisHf-ix,    X.    S.���������Tbe    Plant    Mug  i steamer A.  W.  Perrv, bound  for Bos-'!  I -  j ton,   went--ashore on  George's   Island  | this morning,-but was floated again in  |a   little over  an  hour  by  the   assist-  | ance cf tugs.  !  i    Macleod.  Alta.���������The  resignation  of  ! the- Rev.  A.  Walker, of St. Andrew's  I Presbyterian, church hero, has been ac-  I'cepted. by the congregation.    Air. Wal-  ; ker   will   preach   his   farewell   sernicn  ; hei e next  Sunday.  | Ilcsthern. Sask.���������Vv*. M. Grant has  ji been appointed inspectcr of weights  I :iv.('i measures for Saskatchewan, with  l' beaucpiai ters at Retina. Air. Grant  j was formerly, member of the legislature for Batoche.  Quebee.-*-While on his return to his  stand   alter   driving   a   fare.   Andrevr  . McCall.-a cabman was thrown off his  ! rig through the sleigh swerving, struck  his'head against a telegraph pole a:id  ; lived but an hour.  i Calgary, Alta���������Chas O'Brien city  i electrician, will go dowu -o Winnipeg_  ; \o attend the convention of electricians  ' He is anxious to get information con-  ! r-eming street lighting and the con-  ,jduii systotii of lighting.  SOME  IN  ftlTSILANQ  DOUBLE CORNER  Yew St. and 3rd Ave; cleared  $4,500  CORNER  Balsom St. and 3rd Ave.; cleared.  |  $4,650  CORNER  Balsom and York Sts., cleared  graded.   SNAP!  $7,800  CORNER  75 ft. x 75 ft. on Cor. 3rd and Ye*  ^v-'S,.^ft.^.'::-,.rvV5?  4th Ave., close to Balsom St.  f  :        50 ft-'   :"  "������������������  On First Ave., choice  $4,500  Easy Terras on all the Above  GEO. UNDERWOOD  2165 3rd Avenue, W.  A. S. GOARD  317 Pender St. W.  Ring Up  ^^ The Acme Plumbing and Heating Co.]  For estimates on plumbing  Hot Air or Water Heating  Phone 554i  319 Broadway E. = Vancouver ''������������������'.; ���������-���������.���������S\|^kW^jJ".'-":'.  ';'t'^;".Vi<::.':-'!^i'H ������������$"'.:' "-''��������� ''-'''  '������������������'"���������w-">".:;"\ T^y}^$&'y- ':  ������������������->itr.v^-'j--J^.-. -j_. r-  THE WESTERN CALL, VAKCOWTi :. BRITISH COLVlflU.  -.��������� ...^t/i.^^y'-^-"-^-.^ .;-;���������,.,-  ..;i...?iK'v'>  ���������    i_'^������_ 1!*.   ��������� /'. ������*-���������    ,,-���������������  .'..'.v!-:-^  : ������������������' ���������'. V,  .:;   n  ./  Shares of the Fossil Oil  any Limited May  me  A  To-day,  ^-.W/^'a'-:.*;  The Latest Report  the Field of Operation  t^fe,::':^-  garnet &,Helm, Vancouver, B. C.; I  1 f m are dowii 71$ feet an4 it loofo |b if the wellwaicoroem  withWtte ne& Wdays. the GASfs very strong ana WW  Oik as we go down. The reason I though we would get it at  a shallow depth was that we had more oil and gas than I expected and it threw or pressed the light oils up -a longer distance from thefliain body than it does generally, excepting;  when you get Jarge wells.  From the prelect prospect, we should have a very large and  flowin^weW ^ have stopped working at nights on account  M THE GAS BEING SO HEAVY. % We went through oyer  C^^sa^ that the GAS MS FRB^EPJULL *F  vmM$W> making it very hard to penetrate with the drill.  w^l than I expected^ ���������  Yours very truly,  STEPHEN H.HUBBEU*    .  Take Notice  )  The ejis absolutely no doubt that we will pmve Joil in  large quantities shortly���������a matter of days perhaps���������  and When you consider that we have the famous Wyoming oil on our property, an oil that sells for ten to  twenty times more than Pennsylvania or California oil,  you cannot help having good returns on your money invested in Fossil Oil Stock.     .   See us before the prices of  shares aJvance, which may now occur any moment.  ��������� . \  Shares of the Fossil Oil Company will  advance in proportion to the flow of  ml we will have on the property, and  judging from the above report shares will  go to par.  Secure your shares to-day���������only a  limited number for sale.  Twenty-five cents per share.  Pay Cash or  As Follows:  $312.50 cash, $3X2.50 in 30 days, $312.50  90 days, pays for 5000 shares.  $250.00 cashr$250.00 in 30 da^ $250.00  90 days, pays for 4000 shares.  $187.50 cash, $187.50 in 30 days, $187.50  90 days pays for $3000 shares.  $125.00 cash, $125.00 in 30 days, $125.00  90 days pays for 2000 shares.  $ 62.50 cash, $ 62.50 in 30 days, $ 62.50  90 days, pays for 1000 shares.  $ 46.90 cash, $ 46.90 in 30 days, $ 46.90  90 days, pays for 750 shares.  $ 31.25 cash, $ 31.25 in 30 days, $ 31.25  90 days, pays for 500 shares  $ 18.75 cash, $ 18.75 in 30 days, $ 18.75  90 days, pays for 300 shares.  %   C.?5 cash, $   6.25 in 30 days, $   6.25  y0 days, pays for 100 shares.  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  in 60 days,  $312.50 in  $250.00 in  $187.50 in  $125.00 in  $ 62.50 in  $ 46.90 in  $ 31.25 in  $ 18.75 in  $   6.25 in  BERNET & HELM, 1006 Granville Str  Phone 5192  HSCAL AGENTS AND BROKERS    Open Evenings 7:30 to 9:00  ^ *"^M  %&  y.  (.-V^--._������4<4JSrf>'  "^���������'^^ir51���������.6^'?'*  J;t:  '���������%���������������������������,���������'.-.<'.".���������.������������������  ���������.'..Viior^'sas-KK.n;,  SS_?>.-  ."_.'._iG:;j;;'L ."'.,^:;.. ,'^.r _":ic_'^'..':>^A'.'f-���������r^s^^.^^  8  11    ",<������ ���������- '  THE WEST10������N\CJ|.l-U VA$<|0liy*8. BRITISH COLOMBIA  Friday, January ,14, \9i$  Local and  Otherwise  If six men and one team can grade  Fourth avenue In ten years, how long  would it take under a new engineer.  *   *   *  On Xew Year's day Mr. William  Wolmsley and Miss Sarah Housby,  only daughter of Mr. C. Housby, were  married at the residence of the bride's  mother, 773 Beatty street, by the Rev.  John Simpson. The bride was given  away by her- brother, .Mr. Walter  Housby, wore white satin. Her two  nieces, the Misses Alice and Irene  Housby, acted as train-bearers and  Miss Adelaide Ashworth as bridesmaid. The groom was suported by  Mr. Harry Aluinford. A wedding  breakfast was served at the close of  the ceremony and the couple left for a  short wedding trip.  ������    ������    ������  The promise of the large cars for  Fourth avenue is splendid���������as a promise.  ��������� *    *  Aid. Mac.Millan  believes  prevention  is belter ...an cur*'. Come on, any one'  can see that.  ��������� ���������    ���������  On Thursday evening, December 6,  at the home of Mrs. .1. .1. Jlackay. 1357  Tenth avenue west, the wedding tool-  place of Mr, H. M. Milker and .Miss  Lizzie   Paterson.     Rev.   .1.   Woodside  officiated.  ������    ������    *  The Girls' Itand of Willing Helpers  gave a conceit in Ml. Pleasant Presbyterian Sunday school room Tuesday-  evening.     A   good   program   was   ar-  "���������'inged and much enjoyed.  ��������� *    *  Mrs. J. M. McGoverii. of Port Ar-  thutv Ontario, who arrived from the  east on Friday last is being warmly  welcomed to the coast by her many  friends after an absence of two years.  Mrs.1 McGovern is the guest of her  pamits,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  W.   L.   Fagan,  df Melville  street.  ��������� ������������������������������������.���������'������������������  ..Mies Maleina AleRae and Miss Ged-  tlis, who have been spending the last  four months in Ducks, B. C, biit who  returned to Vancouver to spend their  Christmas holidays, left this week for  the,interior where they remain until  July-.  " ��������� ���������  Pleasant Lodge No. 19, I. O.-.O.  F^i entertained the newly organized  South Vancouver Lodge of Oddfellows  Tuesday. After the meeting refreshments weie served.  ��������� ���������    ���������  If you wish to subscribe  drop a card to the office.  Captain A.  S.  French, of the  auto-j  mobile livery, left Tuesday on a l>������si" j Alexander  Calder,  minister of public  Mr! and Mrs. J. S. Schirman 6M788  Seventh avenue west, have taken 'up  their residence at 634 Eighth'avenue  west.  *   *    ������  The   marriage   of   the   Hon.   James  uess  trip  to  New  York and  London.,  * *    *  The engagement is anounced of Miss  Margaret Pe*.ers Morse, only daughter  of Mr. Charles ...orse, K.C., of Ottawa,  to Mr. Charles Stewart Tupper, bar-  iister-at-law, only son of Mr. .1. Stew-  ait Tupper, K.C.,,of Winnipeg .and  grandson of the Right Hon. Sir Charles  Tupper, part.  * ���������    *  Mr. E. R. Ricketts is in Chicago,  where he will attend a meeting of  the Northwestern Theatrical Association.  ������    *    *  Mr. Adrian Cafes, son of Mr. Geo.  Emery Cates. left. Tuesday on a well-  earned  holiday  to Sau Francisco ami  Southern California.  ���������  ���������  ���������  The members of the Westminster  Lacrosse Club presented Alex. Turn-  uull, who became a benedict Wedm-s  day evening, with an oak sideboard.  * *    ���������  Mr. and Mrs. Keith of Kainloops are  the guests of Mt. Pleasant friends iv..  a few days.  * *   ���������  An illustrated lecture upon Old London was given on Tuesday evening in:  the Central Baptist church. The lecture was delivered by Rev. Dr. Spencer  and was much enjoyed.  *'���������'��������� ������  j Ganong's     1  *  Mt.  For a hair splitter see conductor No.  10, at the corner of Fifth. He accepts  white tickets and half a block above  insists on green.  works- in Saskatchewan^ and Miss Eva  Mildred Lewis, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. J. Travers Lewis, of St. Mary's,  Ont., is to take place in J^ebrtiary.  * *    ���������      -..->���������  Mrs. Donald Dunn and Mrs. C. N.  Haney received on Wednesday afternoon, January . 13. at 1362 Barclay  street, and will receive afterwards on  the second Wednesday of each month.  A delightful event of Saturday evening was a children's fancy dress dance  given in the Pipers' hall by Mrs. W.  McC. Hutchinson. The costumes worn  by the young guests were very pretty  and original and a number of the parents  came  in  during  the evening  tc  enjoy the gay scene.  * ���������    ������  .Mrs. W. M. Horie. 239tS York street,  Kitsilano, was at home Wednesday,  January 12, and every second AVednes-  day thereafter.  * ������    *  The marriage of Miss Mae Lidley  Cook and Mr. Bertram Coney Stevenson will take place in Christ church on  Wednesday.   January   Kith.  * ���������    ��������� "mmmm  The Misses Johnson of this city.  spent the Christinas holidays with  their aunt, Mr. James Sinclair, in Toronto.  * ���������    ���������  Mr. and .Mrs. William F. Irwin and  daughter of this city spent New Year's  with Mr. Irwin's father, Mr. Robert  Irwin, in Montreal.  f  G.B>  Chocolates l  **r  Mrs. William Farrell entertained a  party of children dellghtfuly on Saturday afternoon for her little daughters,  Kathleen and Sneila. The party was  held in the Bijou ballroom at the Granville mansions and was a happy one.  Dancing was enjoyed to the excellent  *  *  i  v We have just opened a fresh %  jr stock of these unexcelled Choc- ||  ���������$��������� dates. The packages are 5  ������ dainty,   and   make   beautiful yj  t  V  ?  We also carry these Chocolates i'  in bulk at 60c per pound.       ������  WESTMINSTER AVE. GROCERY STORE  Making $500 per week. 33. ft. frontage, 6 rooms upstairs  large barn and shed in rear. If you have $281 <0 act quick  because it is a snap and will improve. ���������"���������... We have exclusive.Enquire  Mount Pleasant Realty  2^0 Westminster Avenue  l  presents.     ���������  Prhaom ranuo from J5e-  .  to $3.00  1 Independent  |      Drug  I gtore  W. A  MULLEN  2440 Westminster Avenue  Speciality-High Classed Cigars. MAKE A VISIT  (Lepatourel & MCi.Al_) i  Cor. 7th & Westminster .  Avenues  Choice Creamery Boner 30c lb. 2 lb 55c   Best Fresh Eggs 35c doz.  ~X~XT   A    T3"l~^V9^^ OROCCRV AND CROCBCRV STOIW  VV -irrLX\_l_7 ������^     2617 Westminster road  PHONE   R3B42  r  Miss Keyes was on Saturday the  hostess of'a snower luncheon given in  honor of NMiss Cook, whose marriage  wil take place this month. The guests  included: Mrs. George E. Mcurossan.  music furnished by Mrs. Diggs, and .Mrs. F. D.. ElUins, Mrs. T. R. Nickson,  tea was served in the Dutch Grill, Mrs. Mrs. W. Woodroofe. Miss Douglas.  Farrell was assisted in entertaining .Miss: Watson.Miss Muriel Henderson  the little guests by Miss Tregent.ruiss and .Miss Fielding. Jllss Cook has  Margot Whitney, Miss Kathleen Wil-" been the gnest at"a number of bright  son, .Miss Farrell, Air. Gordon Farrell.' gatherings during the pa.lt week,  Wilson and Miv. Smythe.    A. few among-   them    being  Miss Ella Lindsay of 168 Sixth ave  nue east.  Saturday.  returned  from /the east on  . At the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian  church on Sunday an aditional f 1,800  wis'given by the congregation toward  the special fund. With the amount  raised the previous Sunday at total of  |5i272 was raised.  .-.Kirs.. .James Duthie. of Hartney,  Man., is visiting her brothers, Messrs.  TPe.������i- and James Lamb. 1.3 Eighth ave-  niie east.  .The ((Woman's Guild of Mt. Pleasant' Presbyterian church held their  ���������regular monthly meeting oh the see-  ���������ond Wednesday of this month, instead  of the third Wednesday. This was an  important meeting as the treasurer's  and secretary's reports for last year.  were rend, and the election of.ofliee-  beaiers   for   the   ensuing   year   took  place.  * *    *  Order is the sanity of the mind, the"  health  of the  body,  the peace of the  city, the security of the suite.   As the  brain  so the  house;   as the  hones so  the.'iuc.crocosui   of   man.   so   is   oitlur  to all things.  >    ���������    ���������  ;A   social    evening     was     given   on  Thursday evening under the auspices  Of the Y.P.S.C.K. of Chalmers' church.  A very pleasant '-veiling was spoilt by  all.  * ���������    ���������  Mr.   Harold   M.   Daiy   has   returned  from a holiday trip to Winnipeg.  Dr  of those present were: Dorothy Campbell, Dorothy Tregeiit, Elsie Tregent"  Flora Russell, Beatrice Johnson. Helen  Johnson. Lila Maikin, Marjorie Sherwood. Joy Godson. Gladys Weld, Helen  'Godfrey,':.-'Florence. 'iMcFeely, Dearie  haw, Constance Peter. Dick Maikin.  Herchmer Sherwood, Heniy Sherwood.  Boy McFeely. Georgie Halse. George  Peter, Eri<; Peter. Eddie Godfrey. A  number of the parents  also came in  to tea.  *    *    *  "A pretty wedding took place, at the  esidence   of   the   brides'   father.   Mr.  V. .lames Wilkinson. 147!> Bisniarck  street Tuesday night at 8 o'clock. ltd  the presence of the immediate relatives and friends of the contractina  parties, when Rev. .1. Knox Wrighi.  B.  A., united  in   marriage  Mr.  D.A.  McRae and ...iss Harriet Wilkinson.  The bride was attended by"hei; siste:\  Mable Wilkinson, ami Mr. E. Parkin  'suf)i)1ortet|^:the"-groom.;---^l-ri->'and~.\lj=-i?  McliaeWill  reside on  Majiier  street,  Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Rogers and family left,the first of the week on a trip  to New York.  a shower. 11-a  given on Wednesday afternoon by  Miss Fielding and. a bridge part on  Friday evening, of which Miss Henderson was the hostess.  Dr. and Mrs. L. N. MacKechnie ami  their children left yesterday to ispend  a few monthy in southern California.  The woman that maketh a good pud-  dinj!; in silence is better than she who  maketh a tart reply.  POSITIVE GUAHANTEE.  There wnl te a demand for years to  come for the beautiful picture "'The  Soul's Awakening." issued by the Family Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal. There wm also he many sorely  disappointed when very soon they are  told that not another copy can be had  It is a. wonderfully charming picture.  It touches the heart of mankind. If  Placed' in   a show  window almost   ev-  ight  of  cry passer-by wil stop at first s  it. study it and go away feeling beitei  for  having seen   it.  reason   for   bein  your own home.  Montreal.���������A cable announcing that  H. B. Ames, M. P. for St. Antoine division is progressing favorably in the  Port Said hospital, where he is confined with typhoid fever, was recently  recieved by Mrs. Ames. The cable  states that \Vhile Mr. Ames is seriously  ill his recovery is confidently expected.  i Oscar Kidd  PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  B.tw������������.su������<h.mis.venth pR|NCE   EDWARD   STREET  j  ���������'JwJ^,J������'<J>.J������iJ>.J^>������I������4>C*4'!,I*'V''I*'4,,t*'i'*.*,i'*l*ti'"  ���������_���������'.-'' v:''  ;-..-  ���������V-  t  The  best  stock of  ARMS, %  ��������� *'���������%  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY.5 &  and SPORTING GOODS  can ||  A very enjoyable concert was given  on   Tuesday   evening    in   the   Mount  Pleasant   Presbyterian church .Sunday  school   room   under   the   auspices   of  the girls' band of willing helpers.  The  following took part in the programme:  Instrumental    duet.    Mrs.   Amos   andl^j  Mrs.   Fenton;   vocal   solo.  .Miss  John-  'j*  son;  recitation, Miss longhead; vocal  |  be found at the store of  solo, Mjss  Wallace;  violin duet. Miss  *"  Hewitt i:aiid, Aiiss"' Welling:  recitation.  Mr. O. Poult; rainbow drill by thirteen  girls;   mandolin    solo.    Mr.    Watson:  vocal solo, Miss McK.ee; recitaton, Mr.  Dasher; vocal solo, Mr; Campbell; vo-,  cal   duet.   .Mrs.  Amos   and   Mrs.   Fenton.     Rev.    J.   ������������.    Woodsde,   M.   A..  spoke a few encouraging words to the  band and congratulated them upon the  success of tue evening.   The proceeds j  of the entertainment will go towards i  a new pulpit, for the new Presbyterian  church, wtt-ch has just'been completed:  '''"'���������'���������'���������'   ������-���������'''.'"    .-'<'''  '������������  1 Chas. Es Tisdall t  *  618-620 Hastings St,  ^^���������ij������MrtW'i,'H������!,il,K,,S,'-<M',!*,5K'  / _  If >t is  First  Class   SHOEMAK-  INQ and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  . v   25 ii .Westminster Ave.  .'" .-..   ���������     v (Near Broadway)  We guarantee our work to be aa good  :������������������'���������{ a* any in the city.  On Wednesday evening a number  of her friends tendered a birthday  .urprise to Mrs. V. Dennlscn of Laus-  downe avenue, ^east. Among  in-esentto extend congratulations; were  Or. Carson and .wife of Victoria; Mr.  and Mrs. J. Glenn, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Trisi. Mi-r Walter Trist, 5Iiss  Freda.yT.list---. M.s.v.Bell; Jiiss Sarah  Walker,hlr. and Ms. F. Harris. Jlrs.  C. O. P. Olts. Miss Ruby Olts, Mr. .1.  Olts, Myrta Gjenn .and IJrutle Bruce  'Gle'nu. .       "  The    congregation    of    St.    John's  church.-Central Park, brought the festive season to a ������lose Wednesday arid  those jThursday last, with a supper for: the  grownups and Christmas    tree    treat  for the Sunday school children in the  Agricultural hall.   Then was given an  entertainment consisting of Reports of  the  various good   works going on  in  the paiish, with songs very pleasantly  rendered' by Miss Dingle and Mr.Walter Coolc; glees by the choir and -stories troni the vicar, completing a,most  delightful Evening. ------:.-i'   -_._     -- -  ;^   1,  ':;'-��������� ; r.-f;'-.-.'.:'-'���������������-   . .  weeks  every  for   a  Teaeh'-r fduring a lesson on fowls):  "Mary, what is an egs?"  Mary: ".An egg is a elii<-l_eii not  yet."  .But there is no  ; without a copy in  Tbe publishers positively guarante that for some'  yet they will mail a copy to  person who remits a dollar  year's subscription to The Family Herald ami ..eekly Star. Those who have  already subscribed ave sine of it.  Those who have not should do so now.  and be sure, for they will certainly  want a copy if they ever see it.  Mr. Julius Levy of Prince Rupert is  iu  town   for a. few'days.   \  ������    *    *  Mr.  Hugo  Ross,  of  Winnipeg,  is  at  the   Hotel   Vancouver.  At  62  Eleventh avenue. Rev. P. C.  Parker . united   in   marriage   Mr.   Her-  beit B. Northcott. of Wardner. B. C,  and.. Miss   Hilda   Gilchrist,   daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. U.......ist. .Tames  street.   ' South   Vancouver.   ..JMrivand  Mrs. Northcott will reside in Wardner.  The regular monthly -meeting of  Sixth Avenue M'-thodisf church was  held last night in the new church, at  which a number of hew members  were received. A splendid address on  The Value of the Ispworth'League to  the Church was given by Mr. Horace  Knoitt and was followed by an open  discussion. At the close of the meeting refreshments were servnl by the  members   of   the   Epworth   League.  Mr. and Mrs. Prouse. of Iowa, have  moved to the city and will make their  home at   107  Sixth avenue east.  Miss Ella Lindsay of . .. Sixth avenue returned this week frem the East,  where she ..a.s'bt'en'visiting for sometime.  Teacher���������How   many   make   a  lion. Johnny?  Johnny���������No. many.���������Judge.  mil-  The Alexandra hive No. 7 held their j  regular meeting Tuesday evening in!  the K. P. aall Mount Pleasant. There;  was a large attendance and a'very en-!  thusiastic meeting, which speaks well |  for the coining year. After the busi- j  ness meeting the helping hand enter- i  tained those present. Supper tables;  were set and refreshments.,were served :  by the ladies. The installation of offi-1  cers will take place at. the next meet- j  ing. Mrs. Prouse, a visitor from the:  State oi' Iowa, was 'present. -'"���������Mrs.!  Prouse Ititends to transfer to the Alex-1  iindra Hive. ...  Would Teach Him.  This is a belated anecdote told recently by Will Irwin: The lire. not. the  earthnnal.e, destroyed San Francisco.  Few'buildings really '(vent down.' and  those were old brick structures of  flimsy workmanship, or wooden houses  half rotted by ag<\ In ine second  story of such a building slept a middle-aged couple. Tbe house setfled  gently foiward, and out went the bed.  all standing, on to the sidewalk. The  ���������wife sprang out of bed on one side,  and regarded her husband on the  Qther. ; ."Well." she said, "this will  teach you to wear a nightshirt in, future!"  Sunday, January 16th, 1910.  11.00 a.m.-"The Influence that Follows."  7.3O p.m. ��������� "Is there a Concicnce and can  be trtistefl?  SPECIAL SONG SERVICE"  S0L.0S, QUARTETTES, ANTHEM AND CHORUSES  Organ Recital at 7.00 p.m.  THE PUBLIC INVITED  %  Keeler's Nursery~ ^  PSE For Ornamental Trees for the next 30-days ifiSchS  Remember our Floral Work  ii  the Best in the City  cost

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