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 :><   The   municipal .campaign   may   le  . ��������� now said;to be in full'swing, and in a  '���������'���������few clays the 'ratepayers  will  be re-  ^Vijulred to (make their selections of pub-  ^~lic officers for 1910. . There seems to  ^im;one test that Bhou'.d be applied to  ���������;'" every men seeking office, i.e., (he evidence of ability displayed In Mb prl-  ;^ yate; businessv   It is impossible for a  ; Xnian lacking good business ability to  ''���������: te -a useful��������� alderinlm or member of  '-yahy other civic board./ -.._;  :;������i.-';'%he electors should be slow to en-  " 'trust ineir affaim;to the care qfrneni  Vf who hiaVe nbt .shownCapacity to h'lah-  ' iagp ^ their pi iyafe/afl^irs successfuily.  ?���������,'.'Trife'"'council board  should not \be"al-  ; lowed'to^erve as a convenient repeat  ;;V foi( incompetents.  ,M this Juncture In  to^i- civic history it is} especially   im-  j^oitant   that     our   aldermen   should  : ��������� Vneasure;up to a high standard of busi-  /^riess; ability.   The-foundations are be-  ins 'laid here for a great metropolis,  '^theiefore blunder^ iriEde now will be  ������������������ of  ldiig  life  and  costly  beyond  esti-  '   mate/    The   settlement'of  the  False  'Creek matter, for instance, will affect.  > the  Interests "of the  citizens  of/Van/  * The growth of Imperial sentiment  within .the British Empire is one of the  momentous facts of present day history. This consciousness of unity is  manifesting Itself < in many different  ways, not the least significant of which  is the growing demand in the Old  Country for colonial news...and in Canada, at least, for news from the home  land. The Uritish newspapers are giving more anil more attention to Canadian affairs within;the last few years.  The Times, The Mail and The Standard have established overseas departments ami: how the Pall Mai! Gazette  is preparing the first issue of an Em-  p.ire^supplenien.t:which it intends: to  publish yearly. These and other English ;papers have correspondents in all  important Canadian centres and, send  yearly brie or more special representatives throughout this country. Besides  there are three at least London publications; devoted .exclusively to Canada  ���������The Canadian Gazette, Canada, and  the Canadian Mail. On the other hand  several Canadian journals have sent  special representatives t.6 l^ondon to  report the present political campaign,  something in fact that-, was . never  done before. That this action was  .'justified-is..fully'.proved by the inter-  couver for all time,   Mistakes made in   est shown in Canada in the news of  it cannot ever be .wholly rectified and   the campaign.    Then there a re more  -will     be"   equivalent  to  a  perpetual(Canadians  seeking election    in    Old  charge upon the Income of the.'city. .Country   constituencies   than  on   any  previous occasion, and, references to  'Canada: occur in campaign speeches  more'" frequently/than ever'Jwas" the  case in the'ypast;';i>-';*/.;���������_, ������������������}. ���������- r^-:, ~[iy,  ? -Nothing butv'&  cannbw^prevent^nj^  a sentiment which will ensure the solidarity of the Einpire ami thus the  creation of the most powerfiil; orgahir  zation/; ever known in ��������� the world'si-'.-tiis*  ;*"  %here are other matters of great lrn  i|y#S poftaiice quite out ^f;;&e';.oriln;ir^wiijr;  5p^':thatf:must.;shortly ^W^dealtii^lth/ahd'  $fesUie4ieetors;;sh  ^|^f:;fli^tcia'8s"'.abiliti', are Jdeiegated l&  handle them.  i'S^ ^ -VMn'ybr :'bouglas;|ha4;ahnounce^*l!n|  ^W- know*enough jw, car* euquaiM ^^Jgr-  fo\*te the trouble to "1^'<"������"$ ��������� "But,I .tinclerstand that'you are|a  tent\menthfeyiare not to be ������*������������������������*Mg '^ne^l^wal estate flril tihatlba*  ��������� adopt- obly Wise measures.   SpeaKing* ^e"a great deal,of money recently4  -  generally, communities,, get ������8,������P9aJ    rNot me    That is my "wife.- I Jiftf-  imblic sei vice as rthey dehene     The  aveiage alderman performs, his duty,  Ps such, quite as efflcientlv and a*  faitutully as the average citizen dis-  % chaiges his obligation as a \otei As  \ electors act In'the lulling booth, so  do   then   iep>es-ent>tlres   act   In   the  councilcliamber. .lust as there  i oval roatVto learning but only the  rough wa^s ot haid'effoit, so theie is  no easv wav ot obi dnlng efficient ad  ministi'ation ot in. hV business but  alone b\ the eu-ici^ ot mlelhgent and  Vaiaustne ettoit ot     emal Mgi'ance  work for her." '   w  *���������* *rNo- I -Just get my bread'' imd hilt*  ter." He explained, howevei. that his  wife's Arm ijad agijeed. to pay all, his.  debts in full, and in oi der to give them  an oppoitunlty the couit adjourned the  matter three month*  And vet women ma>  not \ote'  The postoflice depaitmcnt has secur-  ed a ieduction ot the paitel late which  makes it twche cents a pound now between Canada and Btuain  K"***^^,*-^  The Oddfellows Hall. Westnilnstei  avenue was the scene of a.large municipal meeting last evening,when various candidates held forth' from, eight'  o'clock until eleven thirty.- Despite  the late houi; very few of the audience  left before the close of the, meeting'.  ,:Mr. R. A. McCullogh the president  6f:;Ward Fve Itatepayers' association,  acted as chairman and fleled theposition iw'ith \eciuity and iairhess;tO; all.  Mr. McCuiough is himself a candidate  for license cdriiinissioher and, at the  request" of the meeting, stated in a  few/words his views. He. strongly oppose! licenseing restaurants and pledged himself in a forceful manner that  if elected; her would do his utmost  to abolish this form of license,  Mr; C. N. Haney,' a candidate for  school trustee; criticised the methods  at present in vogue re jh'ac'ticalediica-  tioh/and "instanced "several cases Of  gross ignorance on the "part of sorrie  High School students of some ot< Canada's '���������'.��������� most prominent : ^characters,  which in his view shoiildrnot be, ciaim-  irig that the system ;:of education,  should be such as to fli-the stiidentj?1'o7  immediately take-up;th^reappn^ibilfe  .ties:, of lifer!without; getting,,,niostA of  his ^knowledge.,fvfini. experietiQe..,;, -.' ���������'..���������'  ..".' Mi'.W. It. Qwen; the popular cahdi^  ������.ate for Park'CommissIbtier'W  ;s|)ei&ch set his claims before the etect-  brs.    Mr.'.'"Owen  pointed out the -;"ad-  vantage of having men:.:, representing.  .differentl^pBrts^vof  the   City   pn|Jtliie  Park  boar;d , 'also; that ^while^;Sta:|tey  Park' w-asVth^ mostiimPQr^  the i Board'^ ,'work;|jyetii:.o't^ro^j'tsG'jot  -th^City^.merjt':;m"b^Siatt^  'th&lat-'jpi:^.^    Aldermanic anil MayeraTfy Candidates Speak  ;The; hfext; sneaker;vMr. H. H, !  ons, Inv^^icqurse ������6,f    an'   exce  Stev-  excellent  speech, :ayiv<������pated a Board of,Control;  whicii^ bj;/ d^nionstratecl^lii^a ;imoj8t  forceful,^uid eloquRtit jiuanrier to \ be-  the .most -BatiBfact6i'.v ��������� form of Civic  GOyejhnient..(He pointed out that as  at present constituted the heads of departments ^were .subservient to the  alderman and: depended: .up'on their  suppqrt.io hold his position, and if aiiy  official bad" the friendly support of two  or tlir^B aldermen he was rpractically  safe;i;^lr, .Stevens then outlined his  idea of, the, Constitution of, the Board  of ConWoi; ,,He suggested they be  elected lor three years or more, by the;  ireople^diiect,:-thus making - them: responsible directly to; the .electors. Then  in Order-tp protect the Public he ad-  ,yocat���������5dc.tlie VRecdll" privilege by the  petiti^qf i teri^per cent of theelectorsv  tfiusiiif; ihe Board or any one member  pr6ve(Ji! incapable pr negligent the  afore ^mentioned number of- petitloh-.  era -potild recall hlni; ;, He .also stated  tliat; in .his opinion that- .Goyernment  by;^direct legislation or refei'enduui,  Initiativ;e" iand Recall with a Cpmmis:  slon; -iitfpuldv be the ultimate form; fit  Civier'Goyernment, but' that at present  as a step in t hat direction the ^oa^d  Of Control was ;.mo8t,:a<iv.isable/l !-We,.  iiiei������de^Qiinniedlate^chanjge.;van^ were  lirepafed foiv;the: latter,>;W'hile,;;that oi  ^Coniniis8ion was: ohly'ha^au expeii^  irieritarstage;;;':'''.:'v.       ';;������������������;': ������������������.��������� :::S  ���������',; An ^entirely ".lie \v'-. and; original sni^;  gestjon by.-���������Mr.^Stevens, was ah origin:;:  al;:s^r'yicfe:tax;In regard to/;water. Th'%  he^xpiaihed; was the oiily way .in's  ^V'bicji Justicie(ccpuld he clone the piiblijci"  Jns this :departinent.    At  presents the;  MOUNT  PLEASANT  l)p=to=Date HARDWARE STORE  E IN SOUTH BEND  As TIGHT and SOUND  As a STEAM BOILED  Is~riveted together just like,  a boiler. Were it not made of  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  range, it is there forever. Just  think what this means���������Airtight where should be, perfect  comflustion, perfect baking.  J. A. FLETT,  Ltd.  '2337 Westminster Ave. Mount Pfcisant  vear.^ Mr; Whiteside ^weht thoroughly  into- th'e-water;'rsystenr-':e\7)laifting' its  superiority and howi it he- ���������mone^y; voted  .jhaU^t^en^mie^  -Bridge excesses he stated niont emphatically that every dollar had been  expended ^se.ly and_that;,the; Cjty^  got tti| iyahie for tlieip fappey^;tha| It  was^mposibie to foisee many ccmtiiir  gencies" in a work of this kind ahil  therefore no one could be blamed for  any oyer.'expenditure...'.as long as the  money yia's np<,���������Kcjuaiiclered.i He put  * strong; 'defence 6f liis action as an  alderman fpr the -past year and demon-  strated that he was in' intiinal e touch  with the Civic affairs.  Mr. Geo. H. Mealy, who followed,  made one of his characteristic speech  es, full of fire and vim., Consisting  chiefly of/a .castigation of the past ad-  ministratibn. He touched on the  alarming size of tlie public debt which  he said "exceeded that, of the whole  Province" and advocated in future ex-  pendittu'cs greater care. He was fol-���������  lowed by Mr. It. .Mills, who spent con:  siderable time in a complaint because  a&Wtfift:t^  ia^alHe-:'mc>h.er-pro'i>ierty-,.-whei,e''--'it:.>;*8K  r."|. ���������;���������;-' -- .��������� -J1*.- :���������     -.-.,��������� ��������� ;     ,:'.   .-.",jt  "���������    y   ^'/-���������'���������',':     ���������-;',���������.'���������''��������� ���������','���������������������������''~' '-Sir  la'itl^bu't.'v-tlie^^ vacant; jirbjierty-i diji norl  its <iosr,;.;there!  .a'Vtax^be-ifevie^l  ;;wlilch;:i..ttie;:;i^ain-.'..'ifvliijfu  '"-''"'"'' pijC th^r^'ateiif."'  ServtDe;:^?a������^  Hcant^pro^erty^^^uW^li^o^  ...-I,, ....^i-....^.^- ^n\jj;t^Svisink^  iihgKfumi of cost;of inaiiis;    "*'"'���������'   J/; '- s  ;an������^^t||lp^|o|i|i^ $?0rr. kfeyefof<fotic^  ���������v.i ^-----^----':^ - ^^ ������������������ ------ -l ^_* jl������^^-^������ , ^ *��������� -������_: ^it.. - _ ^ ^-���������_ ^ ^^^. *.-t"^=*;,. ^-������������^���������.- _>������- i������4������ e'ei ii^;' % jt*^'-;:. - ^ * a-it i * * ^������: > T # *������!*������ fc;i", J^-^O' ? S"*^ ^ ^ - - i - - ^*"^> ^^  'rtf frbim;;:co)*Ppratibu; cphtrbl^aiid^if;;eleici-  ejd <wpiild;db; his utmostCtp pi ptect tlie/;  ^d'l^Mt^ide;:^ ;hiterestvpr;ttie:city::;ail^^  bf^^eUw^k^feiS^e'^cbun  Mayor Douglas,   being  on' (lie  plat:  Mayor.  ���������Charles S. Douglas, presented', by  Messrs. William AJ. McKay. J. Duff  Stuart, .Inines IJeyeridge, H. T. Lock-  yer.-K. .1. Leckle, D. Burns, Vf. H. Ker,  William Braid, . B. Buchan. Herbert  Hawlce, George A. MacpheiHon, C. N.  Cornell, W.,S: DicksoiO'-Geprge W;  AVeeks, .!. 1). Breeze. A E; Rolph, W.  A.. Ritiinioi'T; A. I^e; H. ^^Watson,  F.: R. Btgg; R. Ker Honlgate, J, J.  Banl-eld. .!. M; Patullo. R, D;;Ma'the-  son, George 13. AVilllamsph, E. Chapman, J. .1. Troiey, P: N. Dyke; A; E.  Gariett. Thomas Duke, C. A. (ledson,  Lamtert Bond, A. E. Shelton, (3. ,E.  Turnei;, James Eadie and George C.  .Hintoii.".-'' ������������������;���������-���������'V: ' '��������� ���������'���������';':;';";y-,;."  : .Louis ; D. Tayloi% presented by  ,\f essrs, -Jl; S. M cLeod, R. A.; Corbet  and C. Mattison.\ 5 ���������: ���������V-V:''-:: ���������; '������������������'.:���������,-?/;-:  ^V;'.;', '' "������������������'���������-Ward;'One.,v--.''::-'  \ J; W. Prescott,; presented by 'Messrs.'  H. H.. Watsbni; James Stark. J.: Hi  Senkler, P. ��������� j] Lumsden, H. B. G.il-  mour. .]. Sheasgreii, .1. W. Kerr. R:  S. Rice, G..B; Allan, W. C. DitmarsJ  C. E./Tj������dall, G. B. Harris, George  :R. Gordon and  F. .1. liurd.  \V.    W.     Hepburn,    presented  M������fesrs.   H.   T.- Lockyer    and .  F  Broctor. ��������� ���������'\;-: ���������  ' James Ramsay. presented by  Messrs. vy-HMalkin ������nd William  'Clubb.-;'.':���������-'.,���������������������������... '.:';.-.,:���������'  ���������'������������������'���������..Wa.rd. Two. ;i-":  * >-Si; ���������''.!;"��������� Crowed -pi-esentetl^ by^Messrsii  Keeler Fultbh'arid J. R.Tacy.  ...'.Ji.- l)..,;,,Camid)eilJ,.^.;presented,;, by  >leasi;B<:J-..^.^  Gifcl);-;^" ���������'.; .:<���������;-.-'��������� ��������� ;;..-:-* ��������� ���������;     ���������.;���������;,' ;i;: ���������;';��������� -.���������...���������"  ,; W.;P. Jloleit;' ipreseii't ed by Messrs.  ^Mm  lie "M t   Pl������������k'fint ���������Piu������������hv'loriiiiii('������������iMi^.-<?;'-;^-,:.t?r5f.w-"  ,. :The ;.M t, Pleasant Prvsbyterlatiai^pp:i  tinued thelK/sj^cial/actty  ed with the opening;of^^.tne;neV^chtirf]|:.;  by ���������' holdlng:;;a"(.banquet^n^^b'M^rer;V  ceptton;^ Thei;Jadjes. iof i^e;;:c(^rila^Vi;;:^!;;/;-;;#:.'  .Uon-:'naAVart:<-exceilf hi:-^  *m  Uo.hj^tj^ard;;!e|JBic(rt]n^  ing,!ajj|f.'; patdj;:;a> glowing '|trl^tiej;;;^||s;  th;e,ir/en^;rgyfafl^  pald^:high-;.triDute;;ta:'-ihe:^o^^^  predecessor;;. Uey; '";G;;/;Avsy^il8pn^a'i^:^;^^;|^|  also/all :::the;?:otlier;mln^ttr^:';wtpjji  occupied:the pulpit  was / madei'f tpf'the  ���������Mr.;;'W:v''iDi;.vMtiir;^^  thrpugh;^.;si"cfefteB8.it'i;'-;^  were^given^by Rev..Ji;P>vWJBBtjn/aii'lJ'.i^f;;^-:^  ] th>; J'lethcdist -c^r!6^R^^G0H^iiii;S^Sii!  son of St. Michaersj Rev  of: the Baptist, *ev. Dr; T. W; vTaylor^  ' moderator of. the" PreebytprVj  Guire.M.P.P.,   spoke,  by  J.  v.M. ;H;iWllr;s ,:,;;p'^(S|S  i'^i'vEvlftpn^il^^1  ,,'.;re,y,iiBwi[iift;;^^g^  past':hi8"tory.''bi/:the'vch!^rcl^|a  ed it' 'w6uld;..becbi^e.'-;a -f^^^i^^^  ternienti of:., .the ;;icbniiiiufli^^  Mayor; Douglas; ,,^n^  gregation and ]'mi^ij0ft\a' 'a^p|l^fi^|^v^^^  to;, .'him;.--:-, to^'flnd:-"-��������� ^ch^;:' "inti^^ilciiiitM':^ '>tiM  agntftcent  bullding>r. and ^ ���������belieyeitSthe^liatt^  of-lhe;flnest.������hiin^ .���������..,,..,..  sai^^-had:^^  his'^eaVjiie^iileji^ui^  ""���������"'"" " ^rMdi^"m^^mtmM  all that^wMv���������^^  vcleho.nilhjft^l^n'^^M  Messr^J AiigUs'Macdp  i^:eTiT^T^^Aia������nr "a^'Jo^iri^bTiieirt^  ,..,.,.  .    , ,    . ,   ,., - Tlios;   Gi','. McBride;;���������',^presented    by  fbilii,-'was called upon to vad,dres^ l*CTMosSrVJ;.:Alex "Mackenzie. A\ iGirifRlW  .:Wa>d.;lfbuf/w:������:���������;^���������;;/;'������������������;/^hS'^^>^  ^GeoV^ivAlcSpaddenjC^jvepented'', tby'''.;'^  Judaea High in thtfr Praftt of  meeting,"and' during a sj)eech of :'al  most an..;hbiir's direction endeavored  to* 'justify the various actions of tho'  past! Council ''arid of hiinself as chief  nrajristrate: His .worship produced a  'b'iu4-})rint of False creek and explained  the two'"(illations to be.submitted t<>  the'.electorate. ' I!n personnllr favOred  conceeiliug tp "the offer of the Gveiit  Northern ra'il.wny ��������� ns it: wpuliij take too  long a period for the City to develop  the other plan. He urged suppori. for.  the $3'������f������,.0'00 by-law, for'"street's, claiming that, it was more economical to degrading by'wholesale than in small  portions. His 'worship gave a satisfactory answer to charge:; of extrava-  games ,re the trips to Otlawa, c;t<-.:  also claimed that, the affairs of the.  city had been well handled and'were  in good condition for the incoming  council.  He was followed by .Mr.  I.. IX Taylor, who  is  contesting the office wiili  ! Mayor'Douglas.    The hour heitig late  S   .\1 cPhersoii, B, G. Trotter, and Win.  H. Rogers.'���������';;���������,. ; ,;;.;.   ���������.>.;.''������������������..':-���������>"  George King, presented  by Messrs.  S.;T. milace and J. J   Miller.  .   Robert: Macpnev^ph,; i>resented- rby  .Vlessrs.   Henry   Farlow     and   Itobert  Ferguson. '���������    .,_.���������',  '..', I.Ward   Five..       * u  .1.   Whiteside,    prespntcrd    by  . W.   D.   lirydone-Jaclc and .11.  Thos.  ���������Messrs.  %-Lee;  Geo.  Messrs.  ,    , , .,  --,    , ������4  ��������� _,| Mr. Taylor conlined his remarks'to the  his name, had been accideiulv^.letJL oil���������    ������������������ _ n-���������,.i������������������  I . .   , . ���������^. %    ^r"4^TI<5Tir traestioii-clnefiy.      Mr . Taylor  the notice ot the meeting.   This point i   ,   ,     , , .*-      ��������� .        ,,    , .  ���������'���������.������������������ x. ��������� .,    i      , .       i pledged himself unequivocally to an *������������������  was, however, satisfactorily explained I , .*,''��������� ,       ���������  ������������������    ' ,    . vr      ,,-,i   ' , | hour day with even an increase ot   >a;.  by the chairman.    Mr.   Mills  opposed  the Board of Control plan and stated  that'it had been disastrous in Montreal (this latter, point was subsequently pointed oitt. as wrong by H.  H.-Stevens in his speech later),  Mr; H. T.  Devine then   spoke also  ojiposing a  Board .of Control (and supporting  the  present system.     He  appealed on his experience as an official  'of the City  for ten  years.    He advo-  icated an increase of the police force  so as to give better protection to the  .out lying districts.   Also better snwer-  t age system  to provide  for  future de-  j velopment.  over what.is at present paid for niiie  hours. He said-it had been-proven be  yond:doubt that men will do as much  or more, in eight hours than in nine o;  ten. Mr. Tw;'lor a^nouiu-ed a meeting  in same place for noNt Monday evening arid invited Mayor Douglas and all  other candidates to come and take  part, promising to give ample time  for discussion.  This closed the first large meeting  of the Campaign. The attendance,  while not large was fair, but the interest was serious and all the speakers received a courtebhs ���������'hearing'.  H.    Ilea ley,     presented     by  YV.   Mulliolland. '  .1.   I).   Rose,  ���������l-L'Ch'odai aiid Geo! 1'.'Hicks.  Harry    II.   Stevens,    presented     by  .Messrs.  It.   II.   Duke.  Chas.   K.   Mann.  Horace   Williamson,   ilohn   Thompson.  F. M. Britton  and   1). G.  McLennan.  10��������� CALL- -',. ksstampAii.  Harry T. Devine. 'jirosented by  Messrs. .W. 1). Brydbne-.Iack itn.l .Jos.  Hudson.  Richard. MilK   iiresfiited    l;y    Gen.  Duthie and .1. )'i Whipple.  Ward Six.  W. B. Mackcchnie, M. I)., presented  by Messrs. I.. .McLean and S...J. Cas-  tletnan.  James White, presented by Messrs.  S. -J.. Castleiimu  and Ceo. 1). Mailletie. j  B.   i). Cowan,  presented  by   .Messrs.,  !viaiuis   Willi;'.ms   jirid   E.   B.   Mc.Master.'  K. li. Creirsor, prciented b.v .>Iessrs,.  l-'iaiK is Williams and .lames Kirk-  wood.  School  Trustees.  Names were placed in nominal ion  as follows;  J: I). Breeze, presented by Messrs.  .Fas. A.' Fiiller'toif and J. R. Seymour.  W. E. Flunierfelt. presented by  Messrs   It.   S.' Pyke.    Harry   Cowan.  rTti6'ri#Ediifcaii0n^  ^''to"; .freed-and';- ;;^atf;;;|������o,^^f;^iyv:  ��������� ��������� ��������� ,:���������'   '���������   "-'.- V ���������������������������'��������� ..* -v":--- :>-   "-'-'���������':-.i'j'i'.-   ���������  'This is one of the finest shows;#^Kt;  of Chicago,/if^ipt the; veryvbes������b������:$e-  ���������? ���������������������������?.'  (Oontinned on Page 4)  of, the  most siicessfiir poultryv breed--  eis and] rai$ers.5i!i the Western Stal^SiV"  and an acknowledged    authoiity- qnd  judge   on   all   nuitters   pertainingftii;/  Ppylt'ry-;. andi pet., stock..: tb.-a/-;.';CaH^M;-'-  Iidrter diuring the Thnisduy's ;-|)bulwJrJ ,  exhibition at the City .Market liiuiidlis,  'The exhibit of style comb white. Je}$J',  horns Is not approached by anything  in (he west; the..white wyandottes ate  as, go oil, if not  better, Ctharr the I������st*t  to be  fouii'ri    anywhere,    while    tlie  games   In   all   classes  and   game Imp-  tarns Cannot only win in the west, but',  take  their  place  with .the  bigtsiiows;  in  Boston.  New  York or the leading  Doultry' show  on    the    continent. -.11,  rJuelpli. Ont." he added. .i'i''  Mr. Breed - praifed (lie mahner In  which the show has been conducted,  the dispatch with which each officer  ;>f the association has fulfilled his Jut-  :os, which are, to say the least, inosl  trying vvhere sucli a large ayd varied  array or all classes of..feathered birdri  are being shown. So heavy were-the.  demamls'for space allotments that the  olTirials wese at a loss to place every  exhibit where it would have an equal  chance.'but this was finally overcome''  by having the coops placed dose together and tiering them, which has  led to an un.forseen effect, to give the  whole display an added appearance  besides allowing those viewing as well  as judging an opportunity to inspect^  the birds without having to walk over  needless floor space. .  (Contiuned on pp-ge ���������*;  /,���������������������,  mSM ~-  THB WBSTBRN CA1  ;��������� ':��������������������������� vote for-y:W-':W  DRAYTON -an4;.illl|LAY  AS LISENCE COMMISSION^ I  FACTS AND F  ECONOMIC EFFECTS  TION.  MNII'   ...  !OUY������ l. BRITISH COT.TTMWA.  1   ' ���������' Jt ,*S  Business Has Not Been',?  mingham, Alabtj  (Many Merchants Think Conditions Arc  Better.  (Lieut.-Gov. of State Says  ' Have Been Remarkabl  .. . ���������  "some.  he   Effects  WhOie-  ART1CLE   Xn.  r  Chas. R; Drayton, Esq.  This gentleman, while perhaps  not  J as. Findlay, Esq.     ���������  as well known as some pubiic men, has  teen a resident of this city for a num-  fcer of years.  This gentleman, who has so acceptably filled the office of License Commissioner for the past year, has again  agreed to  accept nomination for the  He  was,  previous to  assuming his ������- c \  present position, for twenty years in      A   largely   signed   requisition   was  the employ of the Canada Permanent preseuted to him; that was ample evi-  LqanCo. as inspector. dence of his fairness during his term  His company controls some two mil- ������   ������   ce"  lion dollars' worth of Vancouver property, so that he may be classed as one  ���������f our solid mem.  ifc  . His political record is yet to commence, but his past record justifies  the electors of this city in entrusting  him with an office within their gift.  The requisition presented to him requesting him to run for this office is  a compliment that any man might be  proud of receiving from   his   fellow  He has been a resident of our city  for twenty-three years, and has always  been an active worker  good.  His strenuous work for the Athletic  Club will not soon be forgotten, and  when men of his calibre agree^to devote a portion of their time to the  public service, it behooves our citizens  to see that such men, who have no  axe to brirfd or selfish motive to pursue, are elected to office.  He has nothing to sell to He  Hotelmen.  stands for  deal  a  square  mt.  iv;'i.;  Jiadain Humphrey's  Great  >:'ir\  ll^5SfessKS*V-..?:  .-..IT.^i^,-;'-....--.;-  K^Ssa^iy:  ���������Sift.w.'..:;  IV. vAtf  \������ * vfir  emoval  Sale  ?"*'��������� \  H^ Jarge rstocjc of Hair Goods,-  pmbs, Parrettes, Hair 0; naments  II am$e variety, Hair Bands an4  ^i^anietits suita^  sents. A splendid importeci 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 sfor gentlemen at greatly reduced prices.  Do Not Fail to Call on Madam Humphrey and Secure  a Genuine Bargain.  587 Granville St.  MENTION THE "CALL"  Sal Correspondence of the Free  nirmlBgilltgV 'Ala.���������Froni what busi  iess^ men. of^SirmtllwSW?'Ala..,hud t  *ay on the proWbitlon^rB������|tfpn-in.the  closing days of October one Jfttti^eat  mably ha*e predicted^the defe^'ujrtf^  adical prohibitionists at the polls las  Monday when the attempt to get pro  hibition    into    the   constitutioti     war  (turned down by the people of the state.  That is npt to say either that the busi  ness men were backing up the liquoi  {interests,   for   the  great ^ajority   ol  hem did not want to se the open sa  oon return.    Many of them objected,  lowever, to the clause in the amend  nent which seemed to involve, an in  asion of personal liberty in that the  egislature could legislate against the  eeping of liquor in the honre.    Many  hought,   too,  that the  prohibitionists  were going too far; that if. they were  ?iven their way altogether prohibitory  aws and their enforcement would rap-  dly become rather an oppression than  simple ridding of the state of the sale  of liquor over the bar.  The campaign was warming up when  for the public ^e w,iter visited Birmingham. It was  rather difficult at times to get men to  talk on the economic effects of prohibition in the 22 months it hbd been in  force.   They wanted to talk about the  constitutional  amendment.    Naturally  you are not interested in constitutional  amendments when your mission is to  get at the effects of prohibition. Inter-  Tiews quoted here then are those from  ���������men who, in the opinion of the writer,  ������pt away from their feelings on   the  amendment and talked about the economic effects of prohibition.  ��������� Pijphibition went into effect in Birmingham just after the panic of 1907 and  that'City and the surrounding district  in common with all other places in the  south   felt the    business    depression  which followed the panic.   During the  summer of 1908 Birmingham had another trouble too.   It came in the form  )f a costly and lengthy coal miners'  itrike which to such an industrial dls  rict meant the Ides of millions of dol  'ars.   As usual prohibition Kr'aa blamed  by the liquor interests for 'the depres  sion in business and the losses result-  ng from the natural coudltlbns growing out of the panic  An examination of the figures of pro-  Trees generally accepted In the city  show however that things were not so  -atT after all. In 1908, for instance,  they have It figured out that about  117,500,000 was Invested in the district  That exceeds the amount Invested in  1907 by fully |3r000,000. In the building line the city also broke records In  1908, the first year without' saloons  spending over $2,500,000 on new build  ings as against less than |2,000,<HK In  1907.  Opinion of Wholesalers,  Talking to retailers and wholesaler?  you find that they are generallyot the  opinion that prohibition has not bur:  business.  P. J. Fox, president of the Fox  Smith Grocery Company, retailers, said  'hat be could not see that it bad affected business much one way or the other  t had not hurt their business. It wat  enerally admitted that the a bo! it lor  it the .saloons had reduced crime and  improved the moral tone of the city  !e would not vote to bring thesaloor  again as they bad them before, but he  was not a prohibitionist. He thought  there should be some arrangement by  which people coming to Birmingham  could get what they want in the line  of drink. The clubs should be allowed to have liquor.  Another grocery concern, this.time a  wholesale, thought that It had been  to the advantage of the business men  to have the saloons closed. They had  found that there was more trade particularly in the commissary departments at the mines where large numbers of men were employed.  Mr. Fowike8, of the Fowlkes &  Wyatt, retail grocers, declared ihat-tbe  j abolition of saloons had in his opinion-  had a beneficial effect on trade. His  experience was that people of some  classes were buying more groceries.  They were operating a credit business,  and found.the collections very good-in  deed. There has been a depression  last year in business, as a^result of the,  panic, but this had pa/^ed awayv and  business was improving right, along:  The people now had more money for  groceries, tools and shoes, and  clothes.  C. M. Brown, of the Goodall-Bcpwn  Company, the largest dry goods wholesale, thought that prohibition had improved business, at least, they could  net see it. any otherway-   They had  Grimmett's Jewellery Sale  CHALLENGE PRICES  20 per cent. Discount  Many ask the question and infer that the price has been  marked to off-set the discount.  Answer���������You rrtay'bring, any'catalogue issued by any of the  large Seimate Jewellery Stores in Canada and I WILL DISCOUNT  by 20 per cent. ANY1 ARTICLE priced in their catalogue that I  liave in my stock. fMy sale is genuine. The discount is straight.  This sale is no sham.   Anyone knowing  GRIMMETT  will tell you that I do not do busin.es that way.   But I want to burn  i-Jiyta^ 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  us.   Xmas is near here.   DECIDE NOW!  G. W. GRIMMETT,  JEWELLER and OPTICIAN  793 Granville Street.  baptist  MT.  j  PLEASANT Uapnst Uhurtli-  Junctionaf.Westminster Road and West.  minster Avenue  Rev. S Evebtos, B. a , *-nstor.  27-.UWeatmmBt.cr Road  Preaching Services���������11 a  ui   and  7:30  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:.50  B. Y. P U.���������Monday, 8p m  Methodist  P   l������  M  T  PLEASANT CHROH. -.  Curnei  Teiilli KTe.amt  Oiiiailii     ,  Skrvices���������Prenchiujrar Jl a m an I .r  7:tK) p. ni. Sunday School and Bi .le"  CJlats at2:30p. m.-'  Rsy. J. P. Westman, Fasti*  ���������^ariOiiHRe Ijn Kleveutli ifveniie. west   Tele  .lone- ivin.  Presbyterian  MT'  PLEASANT Ohurch���������  Corner Niuth ave. aud Quebec ������t.  Sunoay Skkvices���������Pul.lic worship at  Ira. in and 7:U0p.ni ; Sunday school  and Bib|t> Olus-s iir-^i :30 p   m.;    Monday��������� Uliriotiiiii Endc������\or at 8:00p. in.  Wki>nksi>ay���������Prayer Meeting at 8 00  p.  m.   1'KlDAY���������(Jlioir piflcfice.  Kev. J. W. Woodsidr, M. A ,  Re������. 170 Ninih nve. vv      Tel bwih    Pastor.  WESTMINSTER Church-  ^���������Cor, WeJton mid sBih    One block east  of Westminster A\e.  services���������Snuday 11:00 a. m. and 7:30  p. ni.   Sunday School 2:80.  . .���������������  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8:00 p. m.  Rev. J. H. Camcron, B. A.,  Residence (or. quetier. and 21st. Pastor.  Anglican rtrtTr7"  A  *������P!M*Mf.!(.������������>'<Ki������3'>..'.- ���������KlXiSjl-  PHONE L3794 MT. PLEASANT  D.E.HYNDMAN  IREALESTATE .'  ' .  Cor. Ninth and Westminster Ave.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  V  Broadway Cash Grocery  Paying Cashmeans the LOWEST PRICES  220 BROADWAY, W.   -   -   VANCOUVER, B. C.  ST. MICHAELS��������� ^  .  Oorner9thHve. and iyinie Kdward it.  SuRViCEs^-Moruiug Prayer at 11 am.  and Evensong at 7 :S)0 p. m. each Sunday. Holy Counnuuiou on first and  ihird Sundays in each month after  Morui ug Prayer, and on second and  fourtn Suud������-^s at 8:00 p. m., Sunday ,80 p. in.  Rev. (i H. W u.s     Rector. ;  Rectory Corner-.i���������Mve mid 1'iiiice ������dward'  TelepUone B1799 ,.v  CENTRAL /B API 1ST CHURCH���������^:  CiiriieiTchtii Ave. und l*u������e|St.  Services -Preucliiug at  11  a.m.  and'-  7:30 p in   Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.  Rev p Cluton Parker, M. A ,  lllh Ave, w   _Pa������tor.  Latter Day Saints  BROADWAY BROKERAGE Ca  A. N. DeVAZ, pror  221 BROADWAY W.,l FORMER tth A VENUE  IESTATIB ���������-      ��������� LOANS        .        . INSURANCES  I OEORGANIZED Cliurcii ������if Utoiut-r-:  ** ' KW Xlulli aveuiiecnui. ���������'���������'���������'  I Services���������Every Sumlay evening at 8  I.  o'cl<M:k.   Snuduy ischottl at 7 b'clook.  1    Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 p. nt.  ������������������'   >        ^ S. RAiKKY.JEldBr;f;:;-  il  PQN'T BE CHILLY  We have an excellent stock of STOVpS���������the very pest m������ket for  either cooking or heating-'  STOVES  CQAU - WOOP ���������       *������'0||,  PVeRYTHINa IN Tlie HARPWARE UN������  mcc wuvwry phonc 2*53  Q. E- McBRlPE & CO-  Cor. l<ft(ijific| We*troirt������ter Aves. >  LODGES  m  jL  Independent Oroer of OddfcM ������ws  M  T. PliBASANT Lodge go, J������...  Ueeti every Taeaday at 8 p. m ,  in [.OOF Hall We������twinit������r ave.,  |ft. Pleawut.    Sojourning brathrao  oordiallyiiiviredto attend,    v \  :���������-.    "  J. W. Nusn, KpWetiraud.a&w'^,:.^  THOh tipwittx, wee. Sec. w ;*ii ������re. *:  l-ovff Orvnae |.o������fc  ������������^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M^M^^������������^M������I������������M������<M������M> <  Job  vi^      Jf  G)  Printing  - TRY ���������  Dean & Goard  2408  Westminster Road  PHONE 1405  w  ��������������������� Ifcr off.  AU    vuatinf   ,  cordially welcome.  K. E- Louoh WD. Secy  (rt  Independent Order foresters  mm  pOUHT VANCOUVER  No.^8  V-> Meet* *T and 4th Moiidiiyrof  HhII mt. Plwwnt.    Vt������mogbife  eru ������lwayn welooma. .-'��������� v **���������&&"&���������'  J. Minziks, Chief Ranger.  "S*i^^  U  J.ClWtHAJt/BeO^BiOiK':  *   n *������7 Frln������������w������lrt������t;*||f.  A. PHKGKU.T, Fiaancial 8*or������tiwy:         arc Kicrwih *rmn*m������i.  Piano Tuning:  Expert Repair Wo|lc.  Factory Experience  Best inferences  W. J. GOARD. i  Leave your orders at the Western Call  f  ' U 'iVMVV^V'(VVVV/VV^VVV^<V>/^^V^^^������VV^^<^^^^  ^^M^^^W.  /���������������������������������������������������������������  S. W.KEITH  Corner Ninth Avenue, and  Westminster Rd.  Phone 1637.  HAY, UKAIN, FLOUR,  AND FEED  Grain Crushed on Short  Notice.  POULTRY SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY  Pratt's Food, Shell, Bone,  Beef Scrfcps, etc.  Large Variety.  Best Quality.  . Prompt Delivery, j  v J  ^  L j      Fttjiay. January i,1910>  THE WESTERN CALL. VAN������#UVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  i  We Want a flood  hf  Apply in Person  SATURDAY, 2:00 p. m.  Office of  i''y?&&?i-.t-'.t\t ���������  , ��������� -.. ���������'$���������'?.;���������>���������'''  *  ''v,^-.i-'v-'--V'.'%;f1#'^^'^f^'--  ���������    ���������������������������  -,-"������������������.-���������      :���������*&>- "'"IVr"'^'-''���������?;"-'���������&''  customers all ovei Alabama and had  found that (he men in charge of the  stores at the mines stated that miners  were spending more money for clothe^  and groceries since the saloons were  closed. It stood to reason that if men  came to the city now they would spend  moie money on food and clothes than  formerly when they had been m the  habit of going to the saloons. He-was  not an extiemist in the matter, but  his belief and experience was that prohibition helped business  The manager of the Walkover Shoe  Company said that he could not see  that prohibitirn had affected busines'  to any great e<tent. He would rathei  have the conditions as they weie lhan  as t hey had been. Business was , increasing steadily:  Effect  on  Clothing  Stores. ��������� ^  J. Dlarh & Sons operate one'of the  largest clothing scores in Birmingham.  I was ���������frequently told that they were  wet in their inclinations. Sent to the  advertising manager. Mr. .Daniels, he  told me that he did not think that local  option had hurt business.;'- Personally  he did not think it had affected it much  one way or\ the other. .The firm had  beaten 1907 ���������iecords so far this year  and that'was doing well. Business was  good and there wfts more money in the  district than ever before. He believed  that the present laws against liquor  were too drastic.  H. A. Dr.eniic.ii, of. Drehnen's department store/ one of the largest in the  city, declared that business was good;  in tact it: was perfectly satisfactory.  Their business for October had shown  a very healthy increase over last October and also over October of 1007.  He had not taken any part in the prohibition movement one way or another  He did not know, whether it was prohibition or not but business was very  satisfactory.  Mr. Loeb, of Loveman, Joseph and  Loeb, large department store, is against  prohibition. He could not see, how ever,  that, it had done anv harm to his firm  in a business way. Their business had  increased 20' per cent, in the last four  weeks. It Was better than last year  or the year befoie.    Some men   left  stood to reason that if the money did  not go'ihto the saloons it would go into other channels. Collections were  about the same with them. Last year  the city had felt the effects of the  panic and the strike which had to some  extent caused a 'epiession in business.  Employeis ot abor in Birmingham  and the surrounding district in the aa-  jority of cases believe that the absence  of the saloons is advantageous to them  fiom a labor point of view  Street Railway's Experience.  Piesident Foid, of the Birmingham  Railway, Light and >Power Co., which  operates the street lailway^and furnishes light and powder to" the citizens,  said that he- regaided prohibition as  beneficial to 'business. There were  j_about 1,100 men employed by the corporation. They did not hire anybody,  who was intemperate. He believed (hat  collections were on. the whole better in  the light department since the saloons  had goiie out.. They had lost quite a  lot of lighting business when 200 saloons closed, but had made up the loss  in new business and also had had an  increase beyond that. He was Inclined  to think that poor men's wives as ������  rule had more money now to buy food  and groceries. The company had been  troubled less with accidents since the  saloons closed and there had been less  cars.   Prohibition had a good effect on  the moral tone of the city. Thedepres-  saloons has helped tbe 500 men in their  employ at Birmingham. It had , in  creised the efficiency of labor bv'abont  40 per cent., lessened accidents by about  25 per cent., and cut down garnishments by about 50 per cent. In 1907  when the woiks were running full blast  there had always been trouble in get  ting out any kind of a full force after  pay day. On the last pay day, without  saloons, there weie only two out of t25  men absent in one department.  .7. H Goodapple, secretary-ti easurei  of the Dimmick Pipe Co, declared(that  prohibition v had helped them quite a bit  with their labor. The 600 men employed did nctt spend neatly so much  for liquor now as foi merly and the result was that they had riioip money  for groceries arid;clothes. Theie wai  not so much difficulty'''now in getting  a working force on the Monday after  each pay day and there weie few men  absent in comparison with what there  used to be when the saloons weie limning.  W. A. Green, treasurer and auditor of  the Republic Iron and Steel Co, employing about '000 men in mines and  runiaces, said lie could not see that  ���������irohibition hsul affected their men  ���������niKli Ore way or another. Peihaps  theie was less drunkenness and perhaps there were some d> linker   than  ~ V  ��������� f  v������r f ���������*"***}**"*  eis of labor and had not affected gen-;; <|^^p53|  eral busmess, in: any ^injurious way.'V?^4&*M  Birmingham was Just getting back to *> 'A*$iy\  normal condition after tbe coal miners' ^v^eU^I  strike of last year. The'size of the V^'K^frj  payrolls in the industrial works gov-,   * f r^&kl  trouble also with drunken people in thejf0riner|y. The men seemed to get some  whisky anyway. Strict.regulations of  the liquor traffic would, In his opinion  sion of 1!)08 had ,been caused by the be'better than prohibition. That would  protect in as far as possible those who  could not protect themselves and would  also not, make the city obnoxious,, to  those who insisted on getting their  liquor.  panic arid had nothing to do with prohibition.  Taking the large concerns operating  mines,..blast.furnaces, steel plants and  so on, one find that they are, for the  most part, in favor of prohibition.  Frank H. Ciockard. vice-president and  general-manager of the Tennessee Coal  Iron and Railioad Co. which employs  over 10 000 men in the Birmingham  d'&tiict and is a bianch of the United  States Steel coiporation, is an opep advocate of prohibition, having declared  from the platform that it has a.beneficial effect on laboi  An official of the AlabaraV Consolidated Coal, lion and Cfiko^k concern  > employing about 8,000 meit mostly in  town" when the saloons were closed but       - :. ������ji���������. it k* ���������nM ���������i  ������ take their .daces '1>laCeS within a r*d?U8 #i ���������**"������������������������ of  ������in������������ wen  im������mj .  Klrmjngham  sal(I t������*t;th>jgeneial ef- and moie efficient without open saloon  He was opposed to'the amendment and  ,   ^  ���������_.._������.,,...,._ j^'iL^^L i  In.. __j uj ..._  .!..���������.���������������.���������,  othei-s had come to take their places.  Local Miners Are Steadier.  G. B. McCormack, president of the  Piatt Consblidateri, operating coal  mines and emplo\'ng 1000 men, said  theie v as about hn'f the force coloied  and halt white Piohibitlon .i*- far as  be cou'd -ee h?d benefited the whites  as well as the blacks They had usually lost    the Monday aftei   pai dav  aftei  through man not turning up to work  When the saloons were open. Things  had changed since prohibition went in  and now they got a very fail day's  work on Monday.   Men were steadier  s.  tenting about  ents were much  moie promptly paid by those rentinz  houses up to $16 a month' than before  I the salcrrs wert out     The   m������*u   in  The vice-nfefclden^iintf geneial man- char"p ot tr.p stores at the mines weie  ager ot the-jAniericsn Cast Iron Pipe  iimloub ed ^   ������-p"n" mo-e   rnn,i������.   r������ ,, {satisfactory  Co. holds tbe View that the absence of  hibiiion was bound to benefit employ-  ..������ ? *. * l   * '  e:ened the retail business to a great ei  tent and consequently^ the retail business was just now getting back to  normal. He had" understood that accidents at-the Bieel/mills at ��������� South  Ensley, a suburb', had been lessened  considerably since prohibition ca'rae into' force. -' ���������, , , r  Cppoced to Prohibition.  J. C. Mahen, president of theSloss-  Sheffield Steel and Iron Co., does not  believe In prohibition. His statement  was decidedly contrary to that of the  other employeis of labor. He declared  that there was moie drunkenness,  anions the 4000 men employed by the "  company since prohibition came In  than with the saloons. Expert workmen would go somewhere else where  hoy cou'd got their beer'rather than  stuv In Hiimingham, where they could  not get It. -Pioliibition had no reftult  In increasing the steadiness and efficiency of workmen. It did not prohibit  and never would prohibit.  Bank Deposits.  Bankeis In Birmingham do not appear to think that prohibition has hurt  business.   Here is^what they say:  J. H. Frye. piesident'of the Traders'  National Bank���������"I cannot see "that  business has been injured at all by  piohibitlon We have not had a savings department running long enough  to^tell what effect it has on the savings. Business is good here and collections are good Last year we had  the panic and tbe coal miners' strike,  which caused a depression in business,  so it was rather difficult to gauge the  definite effect of prohibition on business "  John I) Elliott, piesident of the  Commercial State Bank���������"I do not  ihink that piohibitlon has injured  business or. otr. that matter, affected It  much one way or another, 'Merchants  are doing an inci easing business. Collections are \ery good. We-did. not  notice any marked effect of prohibition  di  i, 3fi*  -?���������  ~\  V  1 -������     J1? I  v:  few  ������'  ;.f'.>f|  .i.c ������������������������,,,,������.������,������ ������ ��������� ������.... ���������������������������������"���������" -"     fect of prohibition on, labor was bene-   Me and his paitner were  did not tavor interfering with Hiuor sometime, tne pitti'got quite  ir.OO houses and the ren  in tlie clubs or in the homes. - j a ���������it of w htaky ^ ^^vored pro-  Mr. Hobd. salesman and brother of,hibition as^a means of inci easing the  one of the partners'in the Arm of Hood ( steidlne&s and efficiency of tho men.  & Wheeler, furniture, declared that it      " - "t-i'1 ���������"JlS' J"jr  was  his opinion that prohibition helped  business. As a business proposition it  on the savings deposits."  J H. Ban, vice-president of i the  First National Bank���������"Prohibition, as  far as 1 can see, has not injured business. The savings deposits are on, tbe  inci ease all the timer-and^haie been  except of a short time dming the  panic     Merchants  are  doing  a very  business. , I .believe   that  > -. i   i, ^   (Continued on c'Mt. t ������������������������     '  .01  Wi  '1   i.'l  ^ii  -1;^"30eias3^-:iMs^^|^^^n^'il^iKfety finest bathing^beacb in British Golumbia. :     :::m^m  0 Beez^ service froril the Gity- -Leaving Vancouver at 8.15 a. mf; 10; 30 airi^  .'4,(jp>ih.';/l.pS^^C  l?    3.; Becaipe it ^S^fcliiw^ eqM insunshine to Victeia,. in miktness to California. ^:  4 Because its soil is unsu^assed for garden quality. :;,  5. Because its outlook is magnificent, taking in the Islands of Sound and Gulf, Vancouver Island, Olyrhpia  Mountains and Mount Baker, with all the movements of shipping on Puget Sound passing from Vancouver to  Seattle or from the Oc^an to Vancouver.  6. Because of .the boating and fishing facilities.  7. Because1 it is on a magnificent harbor bisected by the international boundary wbich is destined in][the  near future to rival Burrard Inlef as terminals for Canadian and American roads.      v  :������ft*  . H. STEVENS Ce^ CO.  317 Pender  N. B--TW& is White ROCK b-*j*tobAii*m^^^Oeair^liMM?^rf^<fKi>M>t**r*^  THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA,  Friday. January 7,1910  sm.  Si?''*  t-1"  $f  s*  --&i r  THE WESTERN  "CALL"  every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Pbcae 1405  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  In the ensuing civic elections much  attention has been drawn to the election of suitable men for license commissioners.  In past years we have had men sitting on this toward who have been doing a large business with the hotels.  This to our mind is a state of things  that should be remedied. We do not  allow aldermen to sell goods to the  city; therefore why should we allow  our license commissioners to sell  goods to the hotels?  For instance, supposing there is on  cur license board a commissioner who  does a large business wit h t he hotel s,  and through an infringement of the  law one of his best customers is called before the board, can we expect  him to be absolutely unbiassed? He  would be hardly human if he failed'to  lean to the side of his customer.  Our license laws should be administered impartially without fear or favor, and no interested party should  have a Beat on this board.  It betokens a healthy public sentiment when our business men seek of  themselves to better any set of. conditions, as they have in this instance,  and it behooves the electors to see that  only men of unquestioned integrity are  e'ected on this board. This year that  opportunity is before them.  Successful Poultry  Show  The  good.  ���������:������*':������������*:-*������^**M������:-i-':-������-;*4K-t������>������':!*<*j������:-������3*  <?>  ���������������>  Candidates  (Continued from Page 1)  Wallace  Law,   P. G. Drost,  J. Dull  Stuart, Jas. Main and G. B. Harris.  C. N. Haney, presented by Messrf.  C. E. TUdall and H. H. Watson.  " Geo. J. rjkye, presented by Messrs,  J. r. Garden and J. Sclater.  Win. Cluhh. presented by Messrs.  C. $. Tlsdal! and W. P. Brydone-  Jack.  Four to he elected.  ��������� Uctnet Commission.  For the two positions on the license  commission to he Oiled by the electorate, the following six names were  submitted:,  Harry   A.   Edgett,   presented   hy  Messrs. A. R Lees and F- J. Burd.  ~~rJ7 J. Findltyr presented" pyMeBsrs."  H. H Watson and William Hlckey.  J. W. Campion, presented by  Messrs. J. J. Miller and J. C. Welch.  it A. McCullougb, presented hy  Messrs. W. D. Brydone-Jack and C.  W. Murray.  C. R. Drayton, presented by Messrs.  B. 8. Morgan.   H.   T.   Lockyer   and  Dominic Burns.  A. M. Tyson, presented by Messrs.  William P..- Roberts and W. D. Haywood.  Park  Commistlon.  There were six aspirants for membership on the park commission, the  list of candidates when noon came being as follows:  W. R. Owen, presented by Messrs-  C. E, Tisdall and W. D. Brydone-Jack.  Charles     Nelson,      presented      by  Messrs. A. Bethune and J. J. Miller.  A. E.  Lees,  presented  by    Messrs.  'James Beveridge and ,W. H. Ker.  Jonathan R jgers, presented by  Messrs. C. E. Tisdall and Robert Mac-  pherson.     '  George Eldon, presented by Messrs.  H. J. Cambie and J. G. Mortimpre.  OH. Gatewood, presented by-Messrs'.  F. J. Proctor and A. E. Lees.  (Five to be elected.)  The evangelistic services in Mount  Pleasant Methodist Church, conducted  by Mr. Gale, are increasing in interest  from night to night. Mr. Gale deals  with the old subjects of theology in  the o'.d way. which appeals to many  familiar with his views. These services will be continued each evening  next week and present indications are  that there will be a large attendance.  The joint fisheries case will not.be  heard before the Hague tribunal till  the middle of May, and the result of  (Continued from page 1  attendance at the exhibition is  Owing to the illness of Mr. Dixon, his paper on "How to Make Poultry  Pay" was dispensed with. Mr. Breed,  however, kindly consented to deliver  his lecture last night instead of Thurs-  day night, as announced. "How to  Breed and Mate Poultry" was what  Mr. Breed spoke on, which proved very  interesting to those interested in work  of this nature. It was not from the  theoretical point that Mr. Breed enlightened his hearers, but from results  of practical experience. He operates  on the basis that like begets like, in  that btrds of the same family being  mated to each other year after year  become deficient in quality and soon  lose all value from an exhibitors point  of view as well as for other purposes.  It Is a well-known fact that birds with  blemish will inbreed blemish, and  those who work on the theory that to  mate a bird with an infection with one  that Is pure, with the idea that affection will disappear, are making a mistake, and will quickly find that the  of/spring do hot carry1 the same brilliant plumage or do they compare with  the properly bred stock at all for exhibition purposes. To form varied  colors it is necessary to understand  fully the various methods adopted by  successful breeders. Mr. Breed also  enlightened his hearers regarding the  focd to be used at all times, the different kinds of coops which are designed  for different purposes as well as different climates, and a multitudinous  amount of other knowledge which is  invaluable to the successful poultry  raiser as well as the layman, whose  hopes run high and who expects to  make breeding of poultry and. game  hlrds ppv not on'o their keep but  handsome profits.  The judges aie busy from early  morning till darkness compels them to  suspend operations for the day, and  get through a big number of contestants. The three men judging the birds  state that they have never officiated  in any event where there are so many  fine specimens of thoroughbred fowl.  This adds to the difficulties of their  tasks, as many of the birds are almost  identical and it is only by diawing the  finest points that they aie able to  make an award.  The Prize Winner*.  The following is a list of the prizes  awarded yesterday: j  Pigeons. |  Black Pouters���������Falrvlew Pigeon  U>ft, cock 1. hen 1; W. J. Beach, cock  2, hen, 3; R. Abel, ben 2.  Bine Pouters���������Falrview Loft, cock 1  and 2, hen 1 and 2; Rolston Bros,  cock 3, hen 3, W. J. Beach, hen *���������  Red Pointers���������Falrview Pigeon I/������tt,  cock 1 and 2, hen 2; Rolston Bros., hen  I, cock, 4; Robert Abel, cock 3 and 4,  ben 3.  Yellow Pouter*���������-Rolston Bros., cock  1, hen 2; Farlvlew Pigeon Lift, cock 2,  benl.-     J  White Pouters���������Rolston Bros.,, cock  1, hen 1; Falrvlew Pigeon Loft, cock 4;  W. J, Beach, cock 2, ben 2; Carraln  Rose cock 3.  Blue Cheq. Pouters���������Falrvlew Loft  cock,I, hen 1.  Black Croppers���������W. A. Dinsmore,  cock land 2;~hen 1.  Black Pigmy Pouters���������Falrview Loft  cock 1; G. A. Blnney, cock 2, hen 1.  Blue Pigmy Pouters���������W. H. Dins-  more, cock I, hen 1.  Red Jacobins���������Rolston Bros., cock 1  and 2 hen 1, 2. and 3.  Yellow   JacoblnB���������Falrviaw   Pigeon  Loft, cock 1, hen 2; J. Garvin, cock 2,  hen 1.  White Jacobins���������Rolston Bros, cock  l'and 2, hen 1.  -Black Magpies���������H. Errington, cock J  '''' Silver Magpies���������H. Eerrlngton, cock  H lien 1; Thos D. l.orsias, cock 2, hen  2v'  ���������"' Parlor Tumblers (black, red and yellow)���������All won hy W. H. Dinsmore.  Blue Rollers���������W. H, Dinsmore, cock  I, hen 1; A. R. Roberts, cock 2, hen 2  Black Rollers���������W. H. Dinsmore, cock  I, hen 2; J. Garvin, cock 2, hen 1.  Yellow Baldhead���������Falrvlew Plgeoi.  Loft, cock 1, hen 1 and 2.  Red Baldhead���������Fairview Pigeon  Loft, cock 1, hen  land 2.  Black Baldhead���������C. C. Westenhaver  and Son, cock 1; Fairview Pigeon Loft,  hen 2; Frank Clough. cock 2, hen 1.  Dun Baldhead���������C. C. Westenhaver &  Son, hen 1. :  Blue Baldhead���������R. T. McDowell,  cock 1, hen 1.  Red Muff Tumblers���������C. C. Westen  haver & Son, cock 1, hen 1; R. T. McDowell, hen 2.  Black Muff Tumblers���������C. C. Westen  haver and Son, cock 1-2-3, hen -1-3:4;  R. T   McDowell, cock 4, hen 2.  Red Muff. Tumbler (mottled)���������Fair  view Pigeon-Loft, cock 1-2-3, hen 1-4;  \V. H. Dinsmore, cock .4. hen 2; C. C.  Westenhaver  and Son, hen  3.  Blue Muff Tumbler���������C. C. Westenhaver and Son, cock 1.  Red Rollers���������W. H. Dinsmore, cock  I, hen I.  C. L". Tumblers (red)���������R. T. McDow-  ft  Grocery  2243- WEST H. ATE.  ���������  t  t  ���������>  <<������  ���������>  *  t  t  A FEW SPEClAbS   ������  Peas 10c per tin 1  Tomatoes 10c per tin +,  3 lbs. recleaned currants... 25c %  3 lbs. 50c tea for. ..$1.25 I  Choice Creamery Bu tter, 3 lbs. %  for $1.00 |  A very fine coffee at 25c per l.b &.  2 tins finest Corn Syrup... ,25c .������  ��������� i  ���������>  ���������  t  ���������  f  Y  ���������  I  t  i  t ���������  T  j>     Our stock is fresh and well  <������ selected, and our aim is to Rive  X the   purchasing   public   their  mon ey's   worth. A trial  order will be sure to convince  ypn that we can satisfy you.  Next MONDAY and TUESDAY we will demonstrate  SELF RISING FLOUR, and on  Thursday, Friday and Saturday we will demonstrate  the famous BROOKE BONDS  TEAS which we are introducing to our customers.  *}>  ������  TO    SDUTH    VANCOUVER  RESIDENTS  Our Order Clark takes orders  ^ in your locality every Wednesday and i goods are  delivered  Friday morning.      If you send &  ������  address we will be pleased to  fill your requirements in the  grocery line.  At the request of a large  number of representative  citizens I have decided to of-  ser myself as a candidate for  Park Commissioner, and  would ask that the citizens  of Vanbouver give me their  hearty support at the polls,  January 23,1910.  I������. Rs OWEN  If it is  First   Class/ SHOEMAK-  1NQ and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to  R. F>ETERS & CO/  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Nenr Broadway }  We guarantee our work to be as good  as any in the city.,    '  DRY FIR  INSIDE FIR  DRY CORDWOOO  (Cut any length)  SLABS,  EDGINGS  Wood to BURN!  ROYAL WOOD YARD  PHONE 1644     -    29 LANSDOWHE E.  Close to water ��������� Close to Station  A i Land in Blocks of various sizes  $150 to $200 per Acre  These are snaps and will not last Ions:  20 Blocks in the sutdivsicn, and 6 already sold  Apply to  T. P. Qoard  1701 ROBSON St.  Phone 1360  REMEMBER THE ADDRESS  UNQNTS GROCERY  2243 Westm'ster Ave.  ^H������������������������������������<"������i'l"l'*';'������'|'������'l'*'t'������'t'������v  Word was received of the death of  Mathew Leggat, at Hamilton, Monday.  He was the father of Jlr. Hendrie Leg-  gatt of this city, and ^as widely known  throughout Canada.  Sliss E. Freeland and brother are  visiting their bijother in Kamloops the  last few days.  The travelers' aid secretary of the  Y. W. C A., Miss Fleuiy, left a tew  da>s ago for her home in the Old  Country for several months' visit. Her  place will be taken by Miss Evans.  The Great Noithem Railway has announced that plans aie under way for  permanent steel bridges over the cut  across Park Drive and Victoria  Drhe.  The Seamen's Institute, corner Gore  avenue, had a very successful concert  Wednesday night. Mesdames Cameron and Marcon a*nd Messrs. Hooley,  Humphrys, Adamson, McLean, Wisden.  'Baker, and Olplock assisl������d with the  programme, and many of the officers  ��������� and men were present. Reading matter would be very acceptable for the  outgoing ships.  *m  SNAP���������A fully modern home on Etfcjtth  avenue near Ninth, - Kit-llano, 14,. ������0;  full lot. easy terms. Apply box 17,  Western Calf. .  In a district where property Is advancing In teaps and bounds, I have ������ fulls  moqern nfne-roomed residence for sale.  the ruling as: to territorial limits will  have an important bearing on the dis- ell. cock 1, hen W;W. H. Dinsmore  pute. - coej-  3.4^ hen  2-4;  -     -   ���������     ��������� ���������-"-������������������  Fairview   Piljeon  It Is In Grsndvlew, half a minute from  Park drive car line. $6,000; $1,000  ca������h,, balance easy, \ftox P, western  Call.  For a few days only I can deliver the  Northwest comer Prince ISdward and  Broadway for 18,000. Pox If, Western  Call.  Look at this for a money maker. 49 3-4  acres near Royal City, 660 f������et on  Kraser River for ��������� 525 per acre. Acre-  axe elo=e by in nelllng for It,000 per  acre.    Box B, Western Call.  Five acres on Rowling Road at' SS00- pe'r  - acre. This is the best buy in South  Vancouver acreage - to-day. Box C,  Western Call.  Tripple  comer of -15th   and   Woodland  drive, 1   100x111,    |2.500;    one-quarter '  cash, 6,  12. J 8  mbntHar ��������� This cannot  be  equalled  In   Orandview.    Box  15.,  Western Call. "- "'  A  Double    corner    In. Orandview,  83x111,  ������2,100;   1-4   cash.   6,   12,   18   month*,  lox 9, Western Call.  For quick sale I have a double corner Ijr  Kerrlsclale.'   6������xU'������.    for   11.350;   $800  cash.  6.   12.   18.    This  will  double  In  vfllne  In  one  year.    Box  7,.. Western  Call.  Ten   acre*   ot  Oliver  In   Surrev.     Be^t  view   In   the  dl'-trlct:   ea������y   to  clear  $100 per acre.   Bov 8. Western Call.  Wanted, a loan of 13,300 on good house  and dorible lot in good locality.    Box  8, Western Call.  pv~.n  SALE���������Agreement* for sale.    The  Call...  Wnai offers for rtnub'e.- corner on  Kerr.  and   Ko.   2   roads,   South   Vancouver;  110x107.     I   mu������t   '-ell   and- will-con-*  "������-'������������r   itn'1   >-<*asonable   offer.     Box   24,  Western Call.  $2,300 will purchase 3 acres In Burnaby.  ThU -property   I*   ������������������pifi'dldly   -Ittintert  and   Is   ������������o<-t   n--"������������-iiy   a   good   buy.  Box B. Western Call.. ��������� ���������;��������� ;7   ,  I have 44  reel on   \> e tmln-'ter avenue,  between Tenth and KHfeventh avenue*..  Earlv' next   srrlriir   Westminster   nv������>-  nue "l������������-tO'-hi������ block 'ptaved, when  OYI?  property    wll'    "n^e-'I'v    nlvance    In  price.    Box  J0.  Western Call.  I would like to aliow von >i beautlfvl 50  foot view  lot on  York  "-trcet,  looMnir  over Kltsilano beat'li.    I* you want an  imthetlc     home   *ite    tlds   will   suit;  Box 18. Western Call.  For   quick   sale.   1    1-S   arf������=   Improve*!  land,   half   mile   from   Central   Parfe  8-roomed ho������'-e, 4������ ������">Mi������������-tr**������; 3-4 acre  of ������trawi->������rH������s.:  ft SftO.-   Terms easy.  Box A, Western Call. ���������  Water Street Snap���������Two le4B,:!MkJ32>i!t.  each: '32 *t. rrop*fl.������"en;-'Wst������������r'*���������'���������*������*���������  extentlinjr bock -132 ft. to'thV C. P. R  track.     A  tir-tl-cla**' wholeoa'e   ware-.  hfiu������e   Pite   Inthe'Verv   heirt  0*   t'������  cltv    nr"1    w-iir>!e-p'������    <li  trlot.      *1.000  per front  foot.    Terms reasonable.  FOR   SAL.K���������A    moilei-n .. 6-roofn   liouse  witli fireplace, furnaoe.    I- *ltuat.������4 on.  n  50-ft  lot between  Falrview  and Mt.  Plea-atit.    >.n i'lea!  liome.  160 acres for -fie in CouultlaTi, $300 per  pore.     S12.000   ca--*h.   l>a'.   in   S   year.*.  Good piece to subdiviile.  FOR   SALE���������'0  acres,  rlioice ������-ite.   hlgrli  fin<l    overlooking    Kra������er   river.)  nea^-  >filloffio. for -on'.v :$2i'5 per acre if sold  immediately.     Fair  term*.  100   feat   i"i   Fniirth   n'-n---in    r������o-   o������������������^r'-  ville.     This  i������  splendid  busines  property ami  t'ne price is  right.  "Lame boarding- hou<*e for "--a'c on .Alev-  antjop Btr^et. navine f'T-Mp^t a" ' '^\rr'\  revenue of 13 per cent. net. This is  a chance to invent your money in a  . conservative and common-sense manner. ������������������-������������������-  FOR SALE���������Double corner in D, L.  540  for  16.300;   $2,000  ca������h.  6.  12  mnnth������. 1  This is 132x132 ft., and splendid site. |  Double corner. P. L. 540. ������6xl32 ft..  $3,250: V /?50 cash: balance-3,-.9,- IB  months.    This Is a good buy.  You can bank on  Your  I  Interest  Is  And  ;5"It ������������������     ���������'������������������'.  qJ increases  each  day  <������*-*:  Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church  SpeciaJ ByanpHstic Services  SUNDAY, JANUARY 9th, 1910.  SERVICES EACH EVENING OF THE WEEK  Bright Music; Plain Practical Talks; Helpful Services.  W. H. COLLISSCN���������Conductor and Soloist  /  COME!  COME! [j Friday, January 7,1910  THE WESTERN 'CALL,' VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA  *.*  *""** 'i The following are the aver  H  !: ADDRESS ALL ENQUIRIES  ri \\       =to=  o W.H. KELLY  :: MARKET CLERK  >������������������������������������������������������#���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  age prices for the week  To the Farmers.  We' are open to buy for cash all  kinds of I^val Hume fed meats providing 'he qnalirv is of the best  Please don't offer us anytbiug else.  FARMERS AGENCY ������������������ CITY MARKET  FRUIT  Pears  Apples,  .  11.15 to $1.40  . $1.50 to 12.06  'i������������������������������������������������������������.��������������������� ������������������������������������������'��������������������������������������������������������������� * m*,  When in'town don't forge*  that the Globe Hotel is the  nearest Hotel; to the Market.  Thoroughly up-to-date and the  terms are reasonable.  Outmtnghmm A Ohanman  Dressed and Live Poultry  Fresh Eggs. Raspberries  Red Currants and Cherries  all direct from the farmer  The South Vancouver 0������r������  dons employ only White Labour. They are daily on the  market with a choice display  of vegetables. Free, delivery.  If you Can't Call Telephone  your orders. -  -,    ���������   ���������  t *������������������������������������������������ ������������������������i������������>������j������j������j������������������������������������>������jX  COOK <������. ROSS  THE RELIABLE AUCTIONEERS  Sell all kinds of Live Stock on the  City Market every Saturday  at 10 a.m.  I  VEGETABLES  Potatoes   Carrots, per sack   Turnips, per sack      Beets per sack      .  Cabbage, per lb.-  Onions. per!b..-.i ���������"'.-   Cauliflower, per doz ...*.  POULTRY  Laying Fowl      Dressed Fowl, per lb.  Wholesale...  Retail /... ....  Spring Chicken, per lb.  Turkey., per lb   Geese, per lb   '��������� i' -  ���������i**   ���������"������������������',  BUTTER AND EGGS  Fresh Ranch Butter ...  Eggs, Wholesale   Retail..     HOT,HOUSE PRODUCE  Tomatoes, per lb. j......  Tomatoes, per box.  MEATS  (Wholesale)  Beef, per lb- ..  Veal, per lb   Mutton, per lb.  Lamb, per lb  Pork, per lb'  $12 00to$15.00  ,    -75..."   .60   $1.00   .01^. .    ..  .01 and \%  ���������'.'40. .''.������������������';.:'..:''  Loft, cock 2.  C. L. Tumblers (yellow)���������Falrvlew  Pigeon Lolt, cock 1, hen 3; R. Abel,  hen 1; W. H. Dinsmore, cock 2-4, hen  2; W Greenslade, cock 3; R. T. i\lc-  Dowell, ben 4.  $7.*0 to $8.00  .15 to . 17.. .  .22...   .20 to .21.  ;35,.   .20........  1  .35   .55.........  .60 ,  .10.......;,;  $1.00 to $1.25  .07M to .08  .11 to .11^  .13 ..  .15   .13 to .13!������  When we advertise Cream at 10c  per can everyone thought we had  struck Rock bAtom. But look! we  are nowtelling S Cans for X5e every  Can gauranteed.  S. T. WALLACE & Co.  For LAYING FOWL and  CHICKENScaU  L. Walker  -  City Market  11'.->������������������������>.���������?������&������,y. *;.'  We are aluwy* open to buy first  clas$ Hay and Outs and always  pleased to quote   prices.     Wo  buy tmo BEST fof wmottly  ���������������1lth*BEST. __.  # FOX IMS.* Ct. iut.Avt. NmMaritt  Tbe  flowers that bloom   iu  the'  'Spring ere only theforeruuneiwof tha,  gnrceons ijis^l ty that come* later*  WaIc* Yoni^lwme^beery by giving  ns an-order ou Saturdayr'1'*���������-- ���������  THU HARKfr fi-ORISTS  ^8*f*tm ssa tot pttttbssrt ������t the  Wdlwortn R^ton stores  WESTMINSTER AVENUI6  xrM TWg VAJUCKT  Choice Butter and fresh Eggs  are all we handle. AsK any of  the regular customers at the  market. They will tell you our  stock never varies andour sales  Tie cfcokest 4i*ft������y of VtfttflHea  ever sett is Vancouver ft It** (Ml  ���������M*im������s'������ frices tM we m'toy  oily wMtt Ufror.  KM* taMmr IlirW Wlm  G Clapp, Proprietor-   CVT FLOWERS  AND POT PLANTS  in great variety.*���������  F. FATKJN  C. L. Tumblers (almond)���������Fair\iew  Pigeon Lort, cock 1-2| hen 1-3; W. H.  Dinsmore, cock 3, hen 2.  C. L. Tumbleis (white)���������J. GaVvin?  cock 1, hen 1.  C L. Tumblers (yellow mottled)���������  VV. H. Dinsmore, cock 1, hen 1; Fair-  view Pigeon Loft, cock 2, hen 2.  C L. Tumblers (black)���������W. H. Dins*  more, cock 1; R. T. McDowell, coclt 2;  hen 1. .::;''.',;>'-'&������  .-..-'. v ���������'. '/s.VAVi-^.->^%v.V5  C. L. Tumblers i (red mattM)MF*1^  view Pigeon. j������f������co$$i;>li^  Dinsmore, ~c^^-J/|ie^i8;;Pr������%is:"^6uBh.  cock 3-4.     ''i%W^:~'}:-.v';?^':"''  C. L. Tumblers; : (red rose wing)���������  Fairview Pigeon Loft, cock 1, hen 1.  Blue Dragoons���������G. A. Binney, cock  1, hen 1; B. Abel, cock 2, hen 2-3; Al.  Fleming, cock 3; L. N. and A. R. Glover, cock, '; Falrvlew Pigeon Lolt, hen  *���������  Grizzle Dragoons���������Fairview Pigeon  Lolt, cock 1; R. Abel, cock 2, hen 2; G.  A. Binney cock 3, hen 1-3.  Black Cheq. Dragoons���������G. A. Binney.  cock 1, hen 2; R. Abel, hen^ 1-3.  Yellow Dragoons���������G. A. Binney,  cock 1, hen 1; .31. Fleming, cock'2-3/  hen 3; L. N. and A. R. Glover, cock  4, hen 2.  Silver Dragoon's���������M.. Fleming, hen 1.  Red Dragoons���������G. A. Binney, cock  1-3, hen 1; M. Fleming, cock 2, hen  2-3;   R.  Abel,  hen  4.  White Dragoons���������L. M and A. R.  Glo^ er, cock 1, hen 1; M. Fleming,  cock 2-3-4, hen 3-4; G. A. Binney, hen 2.  Black English Owl���������\V. Gieenslade,  cock  1;  A. R. Roberts, hen 2.  Black Atrlcan Owl���������R. Abel, cock 1;  Fairview Pigeon Loft, cock 2, hen 1.  Red Laced Blondinette ��������� Fairview  Pigeon Loft, cock 1.  Red Laced Modena���������Fairview ' Pigeon I-oft, hen 1.  Archangels���������W. Greenslade, cock 1,  hen 1; H. Errington, cock 2, hen 2.  Black Nuns���������W. Greenslade, cock 1  hen 1.  White Russian Trumpeters���������J. Gai-  vin, cock 1.  Mottled Russian Trumpeteis���������J. Garvin, cock 1, hen 1.  White Fantails���������Rolston Rros., cock  1-2, hen 1-2-3; J. Garvfn, cock 3-4; C.  C. Westenhaver, ,hen 4. ���������!  Blue Kantails���������Rolston Bros., cock  1-2-3, hen 1-2-3.  Alack Fan tails���������Rolston Bros., cock  ,1-2-3, heu t^?"J.''OWvi& cot* ���������*," berf  4.      "  Red Fantails���������Rolston Bros., cock  1-2-3, hen 1-2-3. ,   >-'  Dun-Fanttils-^J, Garvin, he^ 1.   ^  B.'Cbeq. Fantails���������J. Garfcliu-ben-l.  Red Saddle Fantails���������Rolston Bros,  cock 1-2, ben 1-2-3; H. -Errington, cock  8, ben 4.  Black , Saddle Fantails���������Rolston  Bros., cock 1-2-3, hen 1-2-3.  Black   Carriers ��������� Falrview   Plgeor  Loft, cock 1, hen 3-4; .1. Rothenberg,  cock 2-3-4, hen 1-2.  Dun Carriers���������J. Rothenberg, cock I,  hen 1-2. -     '������  i >-  Hying Homers ��������� (likeliest to fly 400  miles)���������F. J? Ades/cock j-3, heu 1-3;  J Cottle, cock 2-4, hen 2-4.  Flying Homers (likeliest to fly 500  miles)-r-F.^J. Ades, ^o'clt 1-2-4, hen 1-2;  H. Errington,, cocW 3,' ben 3; VVm.  Coats, hen  4. i  Exhibition Flying^ Homers���������F. J.  Ades, cock 1-2-3;, 'nhettf 3-2-4f 'Afg'lL  Smith, cock 4; R. T McDowell, ben Z.  White Homers���������P. J. Ades.cock 1-2,  heq* l-ti\C. C. V;eatetthav������f and Son.  cock 8, heu 3-4 ^*Mi C. Rose, cock 4.  , <AntwjiMj������>r" Silver   'Dun���������J.    Cottle,  ^;^0^4ii(ben 1-2-3-4.  ' f^j^fi^tpk. Red Cheq.���������Fairview Pig-  !<wS0l!������ft, cock 1, hen 1.  Runts,   Silver   Dun���������W.   J,   Beech,  COCk    1..: ���������       ]   ���������  Runts, Silver���������Robt. Abel, cock 1,  hen 1; George Dixon, cock 2.  Black | Dragoons���������L. AL and A. W.  Glover, cock 1, hen 1; J. Garvin, cock  2j3;. AL  Fleming, cock  4, hen. 2;   B.  Abel, hen 4.  . Dun Dragoons���������J. Garvin, hen 1.  Black Pied Dragoons���������J. Gargln,  cock   1.  ;.--  Bljie Pled Dragoons���������M. Fleming,  ^;oclt���������:���������l.''������������������^- '    '���������  Cream Dragoons-^-M. Fleming, hen 1.  Fairy Swallows���������J. Garvin, cock 1-2,  hen-J.  Priests���������J. Garvin, cock 1, hen 1.  Red Turbits���������A. R- Roberts, cock 1.  "Blue  English  Owl���������W.  Greenslade,  cock 1, hen 1; G. A. Binney, cock 2;  A. R.. Roberts, hen 2.  Black   Cheq.   Show    Homers���������Fair-  view Pigeon Loft, cock 1, hen 1-2; F  C|ough, cock 2-3, hen 3.  Silver Snow Homeis���������Fairview Pigeon Loft, cock 1;  R. Abel, hen 1.       \  Silver Cheq. Show Homeis���������Frank.  Clough, cock 1.  Flying  Homers   (likeliest to fly" 50  miles)���������F. J. Ades, cock  l, hen  1-2;  J. Cottle, cock 2-4, hen 3-4;  R. T.J>^c-  Dowel 1, cock 3. "'    '  Likeliest to fly 100 miles���������H. .Errington, cock 1. hen 1; \V. H. Dinsmore,  cock 2-4; R. T. McDowell, cb������i $.���������' i.  Likeliest to fly 200 mjAe^rri,.; J.  Ades, cock 1, hen 1-2; W;;^iDInaii������OTe,  cock 2, hen 4; R. T. MeDgiwellj cock 3;  Wm. Coats, hen 3.      ",,   l^J^:'  Likeliest to fly 300Iniiei^rB. Abel,  cock 1; F. J. Ades, cock {������\\ Hen 2-3;  Lees Andrew, cock 3; Wm. Coats, cock  4; J. Cottle, hen 4.  .Runts, Grizzled���������Robert''Abel, hen 1  Runts. Black Chequer ��������� George  Dixjotl, cock 1-2, hen 1. "'r   ,      i  Rujn ts, *ijxyt7-������ejrge pixotfL Icojck^ 1.  Tien i. i  ,;, White    Hen    Pfgeon���������M.    Fleming  cock 2, hen 1-2.  " ed   Chequer   Hen   Pigeon���������G.   A.  ey, cook 1; R/Abel, cock 2, ben l*.  ottled Hen Pigeon���������M.   Fleming,  c^j? 1-2. lien 1-2.  rfeilver Dun Hen Pigeon���������M. Fleming,  cofk 1-2, bsn i:(  .Ring Neck Doves���������w. J. Beech, cod  1*JM, hen 1-2. '  %'        ��������� ��������� Canary Clew.  Norwich, Plain���������R. Abel, cock l; W.  J.'3|puke. coek 2, ben 1.  -Sprwich, Yellow���������W. J. Duke, cock  ftl. -        - -   .  1, hen 1. '  Morwich, Crested���������W J  Duke, cock  1. hen  1.  Yoihbhiie,  Yellow���������E. Lowle-, cock  1-2, hen 1.  -Yorkshire  Variety���������G.    A.    Binney?  cock 1.  Buff Leghorns.  ,   Gordon Routley���������(Jock    2,    hen    4,  pens 2-3, special second best pen  Mr. G R. Smith���������Cock 3, hen 1-2-3-4,  jcqckerel 2-34, pullets 1-2-3-4, pen 1,  and special best pen. special ten high-  eat scoring buff leghorns, Hayes silver  dip for highest scoring buff leghorn.  ,*,'Mr. Fleming���������Pen 4.  Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds���������O  B. Ormond, pullet 1-3-4, cock 2-3, pens  3^4, chickens 2-4, pen 2; .Rolston Bros.,  hen 1-2, chickens ], pullet 2. pen 3  Dark Brahmas���������E. Trimble, cock I.  hen 1-2-4, pullet 2-3, cockerel 2-3-4, pen  1-2. special ten high scoring Dark  Brahmas (Fanciers' silver cup), special high scoring pen Dark Brahmas;  Leon Ridley, cockerel 1, pen 3;' P.  Hartney, pullet 1-2, hen 3, cock 3, pen  4; .'"''.���������- :'  Light Brahmas���������Jones & Xew berry.  cock 2-3-4, pullet 1-2-4, hen 4, second  best pen; E. Trimble, cock 1, hen 1-2-3,  pullet 3. special high scoring pen Light  Brahmas, first breeding pen.  W. C. Bearcroft, second Partridge  Cochin cock.  Golden Pencilled Hamburg���������Rolston  Bros., pullet 1-2. cockerel 1.  White Langshan���������Jones & New  berry, cockerel 1-2-3. pullet l>-2-3, hen  1-2-3, pen 1; Rolston Bros, pullet 4,  cockerel 4. '  Silver Laced Wyandotes���������W. H.  Bennett, pullet 13, chicken 2, cock 4,  ���������������en 2, special H. S. pen; Mrs. O. J  lonio. itullet 2-4, cock 2; J. A. Smith  cock 3; E. Norton, hen 3.  ^Paitrldge Wyandotles���������S Tall man  cockerel 1-3-4, pullet 1-2-3, H. S. pen 2.  special H S pen 2, special 10 H. S.  Partridge Wyandottes; W. A. Carter,  hen 1-2-3-4, cock 1. cockerel 2, pen 1,  special H. S. Wyandotte pen, pullet 4;  Mrs. F. C. Waddell. cock 3, pen 4.  r. Mottled .lavas���������E. Trimble, hens 2-3,  cockerel 3, pullet 2-3-4, special best display.  Presbyterian Churches of Summerland  enteitained the young men .who aie  without their own homes in the com-"  munity, at tbe third annual "batcbe-  )oiV'" banquet on New Year's eve, in  Empire Hall. Between 70-and 80 sat  <Iow n and a most enjoyable evening of  feasting, speech making and general  good fellowship, was spent. v  disposed to give.  Tbe    united   young people's  Bible  cla88e3.of tbe Baptist, Methodist and  Mr. S. J. Clarke, principal of,the  South Hill school, was married to Miss  iBebel Dunn, eldest daughter of Mr.  and Mis. Robert Dunn, Victoria, last'  Friday evening, Rev. Joseph McCoy  of the Knox Presbyterian Church, Vic-.  toria, officiating. Miss Alice Dunn,  sister of tbe^brlde, wall' bridesmaid,  and Mr. Heite.t Marrlon of Vancouver supported the groom. The happy  couple wilt reside in South, ^ Vancouver.  CANADIAN ANI GENERAL  Montreal.���������The total number of  criminal cases handled by the police  <of Montreal for the year 1909 up to  ifrday was'3,670. Last year the number was 3,6S7.  ' Lethbridge, Alta.���������The building permits for the year amounted to $1,258,-  365, or $900,000 over last year. This  's censiderad ..remarkable In a city of  ten thousand peopie.  Brockville, Ont.���������While felling a  tree, George Atcheson, aged 45, an Elgin farmer, was struck and fatally injured. One leg was fractured and he  was disembowelled by a sharp pcint-  ed limb. ^  Brandon, Man.���������Andrew Morrison,  caretaker of the Brandon jail for nine  years, died aged 72. He came from  Huron twenty years ago, and was a  prominent Orangeman and member of  the A. O. U. W.  Fernie, B. C���������Fire occurred in the,  barcment of'the miners new hall, in  the portion occupied by a co-operative  society. Tbe damage, which is esti"  S. C. Rhode Island Reds���������Robt. Os- mated at between 3,000 and 4,000, is  well, cock 1, hen L-4, cockerel 1-2, pul- covered by Insurance. The origin of  let 24, H. S. pen 1, special H. S. pen tbe lire is unknown.  Rhode Island Reds, special ten H. S. J Souris, Man.���������Stanley Dunlop, B.A..  R.I.R.; D. Mowatt, pullet 1, cockerel 3, assistant principal *of Virden - high  pen 2, H. S. pen Rhode Island Reds; school, has accepted the principal-  A. E. Smith, cock 3. hen 3. cockerel 4, '������t>il> of Sourls high school. Mr. Gor-  pen 3; S. Ling, hen 2; O. B. Ormond,'���������������������������������. the present principal, will move/  rmmmm  y.R.  i  '���������(  :������  Rwwovert from Westminster Ave. ,  to STBBIiE & HUIR BlU-g.      f  .- Mt.,Pleaea������t   ���������#  Sigo and Can age  Painter.  If your vegetables are not grown w  Chiliwack they are not the beet possible. Give me one trial, 9r<ier and  you will become a regular eustotner. {  mm*  b:  FOR  LAYING  FOWL  AND  CHICKENS   SEE   L. WALKER.  ftVt*    13th   -A-VIC,.'   BA������T  H  EDEN   BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  of  iBlecution, Physical Culture and  [jDrantoitic Art.   Plays Coached, Enter-  ' (aiumeuts Directed, Platform Recitals.  Stddio: 992 Horsby Street  ;"��������� Telephoue R3535.  ASKE HALL  1540 Fifth Ave, West  Private Dances,    fieneral Meetings  PHONE L&R 2364  GEO.  ASKE  2038 GRANVTLLE ST.  Land  Clearcd-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  ���������a.  ^Our Market' ^ow oppnto for  pi^sc visit pur stow i^q Westminster Ave,  H. N. CUEMEM, Proprietor ^Fff^r^pp=  PIOTURC riMMCS  FOR?  '      ,  Phone 2967 arid we will call; or irpu will be welcomed at  TIMMS' wdRKSHOP  Where you can see a nice new liiiie of Samples of Moulding M  to choose from.   Frames delivered to all parts of the city.      H  501 Oeora:ia Street^Cor. Richards) |  ^^^?t.\.*.\.+*l*!W������1^r&\^\^^^  K1TSILANO  150 ft. frontage corner 10th Ave. and McDonald  St.; price $4,400; good terms.    (Exclusive)  ���������  t^x������  DISTRICT l-OT 30t  100 ft. on 17th Ave, block from ccr;  $1800,  y3  cash, baf. 6-12-18 months.  50 ft. lot on 6th Ave., near carline, only 1,600;  easy termsl   SJSAP!  A. WILES & Co. 1002, QranvilFe  PHONE 5204 OPEN EVENINGS   %  18���������CALL,  pullet i.  Special Awards.  -Best display  of  pigeons;  Falrvlew  Pljreon lx>ft.  Best display fantails. Roliton Bros.  Bent display of homers, ,F. J. Ades.  Best display   of pouteis,    Fairview  Pljreon l^oft.  ������  Best display or magpieB, H. Erring-  ton.  Best display of tumblers, W. H. Dinsmore.  Best display ot owls, W. Greenslade.  Best white homer, F- J. AdeB.  Best Yorkshire canary, 6. Towler.  Best Norwich canary, W. J. Pake.  To the exhibitor winning tbe larger  to Mord<n about Feb. 1 to take up his'  duties as Inspector of the s'outh ceriv  tral district.  Regina, Sask.���������With, subscriptions  ranging from $1 to $600, the fund being  raised by the Greater Regina club for  an aggressive publicity campaign during 1910 already totals $12,000. It is  proposed to ralBe |25;0OO. Early In  the year the club will ajiolnt a pub^  "icity commissioner. \*  Montreal.���������It was decided by tbe  city council to-day to pay ,tbe mem*  bers of the board of control, who come  Into office in February. $5,000 a year  each. Tbe recommendation of tbe  finance committee was f 10,00 a year.  Regina. Bask���������Owing to tbe death  number of polntB on any one variety of to-day of Miss Florence Dawson, of  pigeons (all colors competing together, Broadview, who   was   to have been  to be won twice in succession or three among tbe graduating nurses at Uptimes In all, donated by W. H. Dins- distribution of diplomas at tbe city  more, silver cup, value $15, won by hospital the graduating ceremony was  RolBton Bros.  SUMMERLAND.   *���������   C.   ITEMS.  postponed.  Montreal.���������Honorlus Lawrencelle  baa been appointed sequestrator of the  Compagnie D'Ausrance Mutualle Du  Canada, Contie Le Feu, pending judgment in tbe appeal to the superior  .An Interesting e-ent took irtsre at ^^ or the que������,tfon of liquidation.  Talerter on Lower OVenagan I^akP. on | Ottawa.���������The death occurred of Dr.  he last Hf>r of t*>e o'd year, when ATr. wniiam Chester Brown, who had been  r>ewiP J. Block of Naramata and Miss BU(Terir)^ for a year with stomach tTou-  qi������rlotta B. Hatfle^d of Kaleden rere ^\ei Deceased was born In North  united In marriage. The ceremmy Gower in 1861. Two brothers,  was performed by Rev. H. G. Beta- chailes and Russell, live at Stoughton.  brook of Summerland, B. C, in the ^ask.  ne-iv ard spacious residence of Mr. A. Montreal.���������William .Bower, alias  S. Hatfield, brother of the bride. In the William Wilson, 16 years of age, was  nresence of a few relatives and friends. ser,tenccd by Jurge Choquet today to  The occasion was one of unusual in- thre(j years jn 1ne penitentiary. He  erest. It belnK the first of the kind waB found guilty of having stolen mt-  >o be held In this new community.        imci-ous articles from the different ������1������-  Most of the faculty and quite a num- pa,-(mental stores In the city,  '-er of the students remained in lesl-;    ROS|hern,   Sask.���������Reinhard   Fisher,  len^e at Okanaean Collepe durin������r the a  yoUng  farmer, living west of  Ros-  vacatlon.    Regular  work  v/ill  be  re- thern, was committed for trial to-day  iinied m Wednesdpv. .l^n. Sth.   Pre"-   on a cnarge'of seducing a 16-year o:d  ������r\i liHllcatlons are that "RftchleHall"  ���������vHl le flelled with students for the  balance of the college year, serera'  having been registered as new stu-  Herts finoe tne Christmas recer,s.  "Ritchie Hall" is for the accommocln-  Moh of bovs and v'oup? men only. 1>nt  arrangements are bein^ perfected for  the erection of a young ladies' residence with accommodation for about  seventy pxinils, to be re?dv for occupancy bv iim autumn of this year.  A ro^e^e gj-mnasium is soon to be  nrovid������iI also.   Tbis deimrtment of the  ediiTtional-life' of Oiwnawn Co"eare  is   Hie   result,   of   a   nure'y ' "���������'���������iif'ent  w.-cme'-t"   The / th-efir Assor-irticn  ?Dft-jai<>,?   *fio   Tirojcft.   ppd   tov.'nros   ?���������  ?His<?i1-'e $"500 have >n 'l;e ^xsi m^^*h  I <-o������i"()d   in   csrh   and    n'ed^?11   sbr.ut  jojoon      It   is   *he   ip'enti--'n   that   tl������e  , rulldin?  shal!   ^e   fi'-=t   r)~zs   m    '������������������������  ;iil, A friend, Charles Lehman, wsb  arrested on a charge of giving false  evidence. Both prisoners were taken  to Prince Albert jail to await trial.  Montreal.���������Acordlng to the report  of Chief Tremblay of the fire department here, the brigade had 1,750-runs  during the past year. The total loss  is ssl.imated to have exceeded $500,000.  this & mount being less than $1.25 per  head. At the beginning of the year  some 12,000 inspections were made by  the captains and officers of the department. Three firemen were killed  while on duty during the year.  Montreal.���������A hundred and five cases  have been entered against tlie various places in the city for the saie of  liquor niineis.  Xclscn, B. C.���������R-ade'McKevitch was  hit   ty  a flyine:  rock  at tne   Phoenix  Mine.   He walked heme and then died  . sitt!<!en'y.  *--~n. n-rn.TPh tbe'r trens-urer. Pr������f.j i���������Vit?ticns have been sent fr-ni  .Gorman Carter, will be glad of a "v': Switzerland, requesting that three Can-  fwther assistance that frier-ds of the ,������������.,., -jr.i:s bo sent to ccmr������'o at the  aUhletical side of college life m?y 1^1  L^V,,���������  -u C'u���������i v^uut.y.  ������' ei>ifprnT,'.  pnd  **a   i*v*'*"  A������������",",-,-i  ?ii  '&U..1-:  ,Al'  f      -r  j       < X f\ *  *       j -si  i"! t  ^  ^as  *.������  ' \  * si 1  1  I. i  THE WFRTF.RN TAT,!,. VANCOUVER? BlTVTRWCmjTMRIA.  Friday,. January j, I910t  (Continued from P������v* S)  FACTS AND FIGURES  A  DIVISION  Inside the  p  n /���������  between  CLARK  DRIVE  AND  PARK  DRIVE  n>  On  14th Ave.  .j*'fH'  Partially cleared and good  Building Lots.  Price:  prohibition has increased the busine  of the small shopkeeper.   There is t '  growing tendency for people ,to save  money  in this city.    It is all  poppy-1  cock to talk about.prohibition being ;anJ  economic failure.   It couldn't be.''. f ^l'.'"0  Effects Are Wholesome.; .... ;   ���������  II.  B.  Gray,7 lieutenant-governor, of,  the state and president of the-People's  Savings   Bank   and  Trust   cbmpany:-  "The effects Of prohibition have been  remarkably -wholesome.    There is  ho  doubt that it cuts down crime and has  done much good in benefiting, and improving labor.   I have 100 houses from  which I  colect rents and  I find that"!'  rents are paid much more promptly by  ; workinginen  since  the  saloons  were  closed.    1  am  conected  with  an  ice  company employing 100 men and. we  have got better results by at least ai  third from the. labor there than whem  the saloons 'were operating.   Ithatti not  affected  the banklrife. business hi any  way.    Merchants  are  reporting":r-tiuaj-  ness good  and   collections   good.   .It  is a noticeable fact that the big men  !,who are working against the amend;  luieiit now say that they would not under any circumstances want to go back  to the open saloon.'  Loan men and real estate>-agKi;ts''d  not  think   that   prohibition ilw-.s- Inn;  their business in any way.   /  I     Glem   'G'azzam.     representing     the  t Moitg.v-<? Bond company ot New Ycik  and doing a laige business in Binning  I ham, says that prohibition has hud *���������  I decidedly  stimulating    effect ; on  Ins  I business.     Each   year   had   shown   a  i steady increase but the last two years  'sine** saloons weie closed had shown  ja better-proportion of:. Increase  than  , seveial ot the othci yeais put togethei  I In 1!i0������ he had loaned about $600,000  mostly for the building of homes. That  was the year with saloons.   His loan  business in 190$ without saloons haa  amounted  to  over .$850,0.00.    Quite  a  large number of his clients were woi k  inginen and there had been a decided  met ease in the demand for loans bj  workingmeii to. build honies:   This was  especiallj tiue in the small suburban  towns around Birmingham.   There had  been no decrease in the price of real  estate   through   prohibition   and   the  saloon places which were vacated had,  oily the- principal  corners, rented   for  higher pi ices than before prohibition  came in.    This did not apply to the  saloon  properties in the outlying dis>  tiicts ot the city which had been opei  at������d laigely as di\es before the'pio  hibitoiy laws were put in to forxei  Real Estate.  J  L  Yankey in the real estate and  insurance business in iBirniingham toi  22-yeais si'id that as to the piiccs oi  real ertate the>  had increased.    Pro-  poity  wps  now- tefug^ so'-d  for moie  ht'ii it had ever hi ought Lcfove    The  best locaticus occupied by saloons hoc  i ented tor from ten to fifteen per cent  o\er what the saloons were paying'for  them.   Quite a number of houses went  vacant  during  the  depression  which  .followed 'the panic.    Some ..of trlese  might have been .empty on account? o'f  I prohibition coming in and ,saloon men  and- bartenders moving away.    They  had   gradually  filled, up  and  a'good  many people seemed to have come to  Birmingham on^account of prohibition  being In force so as ta biiug up Jtjeii  children  where  " - -   - "~* *"  "no"  CANADIAN AND GENERAL  Wholesalers in Winnipeg and Western   Canada  expect  that  the  coming  | year will surpass all previous ones in'  I volume of business.  It-is reported that sixty lives were  to'st-^in:a  storm  which   raged  for  a  [.week  ohvthe -  Newfoundland    coast,  man^ .vessels haying been lost.  The St. Boniface stock yards plans  have been amended on account of the  formal  withdrawal of   the   Canadian  Pacific from the negotiations.      ���������>  .   Senator  Clapp,    of ">, Minnesota  de  eiares that the Aldrieh tariff is responsible for the large increase ���������'���������hi' the'edst  of living in the United States.  R. A. C. .Manning, counsel for \vhi  nipeg in the recent high pressure inquiry,     lias, definitely,    refused     the  amount   of   payment   offered   by   the  council,  The city engineer of Winnipeg has  drafted a number of suggestions wh.tl.  he believes will be necessary lof'ii.n'  control of traffic on the streets..   ,  /The   Manitoba    university    council,  passed a resolution  favoring, the con-;  ditious of the Heubaclv off--.-..; a site  consisting  of   1C0    cu......   ...   1'ue.iedo',  park.        -_-.,-',  The Manitoba caLuiet yesterday con-..  sidered the recommendations as to tlu,  ..iversity  made-by  .1.   A.   M.   Aikins  Lati iter. Father Cher.rier, but no de  cision was announced.  Premier .Laurier,, reiterating that the  i twentieth centutj   Lelovj,s to Canada.  |. points out that the Naionai Transcon  I cinental   will  open  up  vast, at ens..'ot  rich land in Quebec  Officials of the Switchmen's union at  .Minneapolis declare that the western  iroads will withdraw from the'.railway  association and that the otnke m Hit-.  northwest will be settled soon  Joseph Chamberlain issued a manifesto to his constituents urging the acceptance of tariff retoini as a remedy  for .unemployment,' and as a means to  promote trade within the Empire,  The Manitoba Game Protective as  sociation at its annual meeting in Winnipeg, discussed plans to assist the  Dominion government .'in'-'it efforts to  establish a big game preserve in the  Riding mountains.  Nine of the big iron and steel companies of eastern Canada are forming  Only $700 to $800 per lot for  inside lots.  a gigai.tic tiust to light against com-j  petition from outside coiporations. j  The capital ot the new concern will)  total half a billion.  Three men weie shoe while they  vvoie making an attempt to, loot the  State bank at Hurrah. OJila. t ^  An increase of 10 pei cent, was  made to the mileage -of lailwjiys in  western Canada during the past year.  The electric lighting plant at Leth-  bridge, Alta., was destroyed by fire  and the trtwn is in darkness,  Twenty-five persons \y;ere injured,  aeNeial fatally, Ly a gas explosion at  the Place Vi^ieu, station at Monvi,eal  ., Thieejieople were killed and (thirty  injiued by the wreck of the California  special i near Trenton, Mo. ,  ,,  1-iloyd-Geoige deals with the uunstion  oi unemployment and asks electors  not to listen to the insane arguments  Dt the Unionists.  The Edmonton police have' rescued  *from a band,,of .GJrpsies^ the 'sou *f a  Russian nobleman, who Was-, said to  have been kidnapped at Warsaw", Poland. -, - } ���������. , _��������� i  'There; is a possibility of a general  strike ot employees of western' 1 ail-  ways in the United-States, those from  St. Paul to Seattle taking a.vote on the  piopo&al.. ^    . . - .   I  Magibtiate Daly, of Winnipeg, in re-  ten ins to a play which is being p:b-  duced (it a local theatre, evpiessed his  private   opinion   that   the   show   was  abominably immoral  W   V   \\    Uobeitson.  general   man j    The Hon   James Biyce, Biitish am-  ager  ot the 'Alabama Home Building j bufchadoi w to  the  United  States,  says  and  Loan association said he had iiotjth<������e will be no danger ol  conflict  if  t.otued   much   d.floicuce   :������   the   Umr [the Chrliilan race apply the pilnoiples  business'���������'"it was difficult to-Rspavale !of- < liristianity which; they- pror0.es to  the  results of prohibition  on account j their dealings  with the yellow  races;  of the manner in jwBlcta the panic had |\. JohnSKJr& a pioneer of the HauncH.  interfered  with business     "        '"���������"  theie  were  no  open  saloons Theie were now no more  than the usual 'number of vacant de-  siiable houses. The collections of  tents' bad been good notwithstanding  the business depression .last year. The  wot king classes, he believed as a rule  were now paying their -rents: jvtbre  -pioniptly than when the saloons weie  open.  plenty of money for loans and a steady  but usual increase--in the number o!  loans secured for building homes.  11. G. Seibels, in-charge-of the insurance department in .Teniison's real  estate office, said,, that 'his-'personal  opinion was that ^prohibition* was not  a failure although he was opposed to  it.' It had raised the moral tone-of  the city. '.-'.--���������"*"  Taking   up   the  hotel_ situation; the  writer found the manager of the tiill-  maii-and Florence .hotels stating that  I there were plenty of hotels-in the "city  to handle the business.   His hotels had  not  sold  a drop'of  liipior  since  prohibition  went- into  force.    What  had  .caused   the   whole   trouble   was   that  ; brewers and distillers insisted on-put  {ting low men into the saloon ���������������������������business;  j-'to sell their particular products.   They  !had   lest  money, on  bar  receipts  but  1 would prcbably make sonic money this  fall.  e panic nan i "..���������",:y"-"""-������j-?- ������������������-  There'was [district, is^Jlea^.  OME  IN  |^jTS[LANQ  DOUBLE CORNER  Yew St. and 3rd Ave; cleared  4  $4y500  CORNER  Balsom St. and 3rd Ave.; cleared.  $4,650  I  CORNER  Balsom and York Sts., cleared and  graded.   SNAP!  ��������� $7,800  >   'j -\<, i \  CORNER ,  ,  75 ft. x 75 ft. on Cor. 3rd and Yew  |5,000,  *A^���������i.V��������� 4i'.-F^':...  -,<':H','-x\yf'A\-s:i^  ���������J.f?  ���������W^SWW"  !:.f:  ;v;^;;;;:;;:;;#3iiil^ili!;^'B3y^  V   V.VyV.4      ���������- 1*  s        -   s-  >\ ���������l.'J-  On-First Ave., choice  $4,500  Easy Terms on all the Afrove  Dr..Sharpe has written1-a"long'letter  urging the city of Winnipeg" to adopt a  policy of co-operation with tlie general hospital.  Rev, J. S^ Muidrew was iiidueied to  the pastoratepf Point Douglas cifurch.  Winnipeg.        ���������_ ;  . The Victorias defeated the Winnipeg;- ty 10 goals to; 2 hi the second  lnaicb ol" th/5-.Wihipeg senior hockey  sf-ties... ��������� ���������'.���������'''     ."' ���������'  l-'nnce Albert,' Sask.. is to'have f;  meat packing, plant, Winnipeg: capital  going to supplement the home investments. - .     ���������  MMiaol. Fred,.- a former .fur dealer  of JiVii.npe.3'. has been-'committed for  trial on a charge of attempting to defraud h's creditors.  A parchment relating to a grant of  | land made in.lSSS to Pierre la Ma'ure.  iof Alabaiha. was; found in. ^'bone ding  1 ip near Mobridge. South Dakota.  1 Charles Hall dropped dcs.d in an Indian village near "Portage1.la' Prairie,  'following" a'"'drinking, bout with two  men from the Griswold reserve.  A stranger, giving the name of D'-.'E.  ���������Acton or E. Kethbcidge. was- arrested  in Winnipeg, charged with attempting  to pass worthless cheques on Winnipeg wholesalers.  Avenue; W;  317 Pender St W>  Ring Up  jl> j| The Acme Plumbing and Heating Co;  For estimates on plumbing  H6t Air of Water Heating Phone 5542  319 Broadway E. = Vancouver 1  V  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOOVER$ilinB|#v,���������OLUMBIA.  L_i  /������ "1  J<*.   *>r        v  Get it All!  GIVES YOU  - ;\ "  <-   r������ >       ,- ,  It Is True  that <ofl has wad*' h'iw tihe richest man in, the world, but oil has marie millions and millions  for dthers���������and we my ..right here that oil has made more millionaires than any other pro-  duet ������of 'the earth.  The Successful Man  is t|re wan with ;ioregif bt, energy and push���������the man who.knows a good thing when he sees  it.   These -are the men who are investing in the'Fnssil Oil Company, Limited.  Are You Successful?  Shares of the fossil Oil Company, Limited, offer you an opportunity such as seldom ever  oflewd 'before, The Fossill Oil Company, Limited, is a company organized under the laws of  UrititfU Columbia, capitalized at $1,500,000. divided into 1,500,000 shares at a par value of  $V.OO *adh, fully, jpaid and non-assessable. The Fossil Oil* Company, Limited, owns today five  hundred acres of tbe choicest oil, land ��������� the famous Fossil Oilfields District, Uinta County.^  State of WyeTning^a-^islfiet known the world over for its production'of one of the finest  lubricating toils ia the world���������an oil that can be used as such in its crude state.  **-#>,* v������. :������������������   -  Successful Men  The officers arad directors of the Fossil Oil Company, Limited, are men���������each and every  one of them,'~8uccessful men���������men who have made money for themselves and others, and,  above all, meri of absolute sterling integrity and honesty^-sueh are the men who are directing  the Fossil OilVCompany, Limited, to tHe.^ultimate goal of success.  The list of officers is as follows: -Thomas Allan,'Esq., Capitalist, President; Arnold E.  Kealy, Esq.,'fpranerly Mayor of ]^>#h Vancouver, Vice-President; William Savage, Esq., Attorney, Director; Col. T. II. Tracy, formerly City Engineer of Vancouver, Secretary -Treasurer ;-W,.II. Davidson, Esq., Councillor, of North Vancouver, Director; I. T. Brewster, Esq.,  Secretary; ^Stephen A. Hubbell, Esq:, Oil Expert and General Manager. -  Our Oil Expert, Mr. S. Hubbell  is a man >rff -iirternational. repute, a man on'whose advice the greatest oil companies rely; a  man \tfho is sougfit by .big oil companies of consequence. He reports from the field of operations that Hie is dowiit 670 feet. Judging from the showing of oil and gas, be says he is sure  of bringing in -a big well at alnwst any moment. \        ;    .  .A 50-5-bawel well, equal.to, 1000 barrels of Pennsylvania or California oil, would bring  shares jfbove par value���������and the reason yo.u 'easily understand when you consider that the  famous Fossil oil.is and can-be sold at $10 per barrel. How about a well producing 100, 200,  500 or-'more-'barrel's per day? There are companies working nearby which are haying even  better results.  .Shares would** be worth 100 times or more the  present price of twenty-five  cents per  share. ,  31en H>f -all stations in life���������from all over the country���������from Montreal to the far Cariboo���������are t.iking advantage of the shares of tl.e Fossil Oil Company, Limited,.offer.  Not You  The officers of tbe Fossil Oil Company. Limited, expect to hear at any moment now from  the field manager and oil expert, Mr. Stephen A. Hubbell, of the successful event���������"the  bringing in of a big well." And then you���������you who have had the opportunity of getting'  sharss at the present price of 25e per share and did not take advantage of same���������will tell  yourself that it is the other fellow who is always the lucky one. The man who hesitates is  lost.   Don't lose yourself.  Only a small block of shares of the Fossil Oil Company, Limited, at  25c. per Share  is offered to the*public.   We say right here that if you wish to secure shares at this price,  you must positively act at once.  Start the New Year Right���������  -Hie a Success I  Send your application today.   Call or write.   Pay cash, or take advantage ol the monthly  payment plan. ~ " ' ~ /  Pay Cash or as follows:  $6.25 cash,     $6.25 in 30 days,     $6.25 in 60 days,     $6.25 in 90 days, pays for   100 shares,  til5.65 cash.   $15.65 in 30 days,   $15.65 in 60 days,   $15.65 in 90 days,vpays for   250 shares.  j.o-i o-   i.      4-J-* oc :���������  ������>r\ a ...     aoi ok : ca'j.'..-.       j.oi o.t   :_   n/������   A.     _~.    * .-inn   ..i    Fill oat this application today; tomorrow may be to late.  Bemet & Helm,  \ Fiscal Agents, 1006 Granville St. Vancouver, B. C.  o '  Enclosed please find $   as payment for...........       shares'of stock in the Fossil Oil Company Ltd., at 25c per share, fullp paid  and non-assessable.  Name .;' '.....   AdcreEs :��������� ......  Terms: % cash, 30-60-90 days  ET & HELM,  eet  Phone 5192  PISCAL ftGENTS RND BR0if������RS       Open Evenings 7:30 to 9:00  "     >rK,.'}-_,Jin  n������ y  f������^&*"SSR3  ��������� ^(������9  ''-���������'���������'^iHi  ��������� j'-.-#si^^  ���������-��������� --;^w������S^esbB  '- '��������� S^^O  '��������� &$m$m  - ��������� kts^^^l  ^'ift^Hl  Immm  "������������������:'���������/". :<fife:v������l  ^Hl  ' . - ."Sij  :��������������������������� :-- ^M\,  rJ-t-"-: 1p&$!iM  ���������:m$:  /^:-  ::\^ ' im  \',h~  8  THE WESTERN CALL, YANCOUVWl, BRITISH COLOMBIA.  -  t  Friday, January 7 1010  K  *  N  s  Local and  Dr.. and .Mrs. Newton Drier are home  after a long stay in Europe. . Dr. Drier  will scon resume practice.  Mr. and Mrs. E. ��������� Sunimerville, bl  Hartney. Man., are in town, on their  wedding trip.  Mr. and Mrs. John, Bennett will live  at 616 Tenth avenue east ..upon their  return  from their wedding  trip.  Miss E. Laurence, daughter of Dr.  ami Mrs. Robt. Laurence, is in Innis-  fail, Alta., where she will be the guest  of her sister. Mrs. Faed, for a few  weeks.  Mr. William 1-1. Crane, who appeared  in "Father and the Boys," Tuesday  night, was the guest of honor at a  luncheon given by Mrs. J. W. Stewart.  Mrs.   Frank  Calvert    of    nVandon,  , Man..w ho is visiting his sister, Mrs.  Geo.  Davidson,  is  visiting  with  .Mrs  Davidson in Victoria a few days.  Mrs. S. Townleyo f twelfth avenue  \v'bo;hus been ill wilh la grippe, is out  again  % Mi   iMiil l!'s  (I'-oisre Williamson. 121  Tenth a\etuie west, had a happy gathering ot  fiiends and employees New  Yea>'s  Eve     The  house  was  beautifully decciated ami  cards and  music  filled the evening pleasantly     Among  (hose  piesent  -were      Mi    R   Saciet.  Mr   H   Saciet.  \h    W   McAuley,  Mi  E   McAuley,   Mi    Feicv  Murphy,   Mi  Peicy Biggs. Mr. W   Smith,   Mr   Ed  Stover,  Mr   F   Luno    Mr   Wellington  Smith.   Mr   W   R   Veige.   Mi    A   D  Abel, Mi   J  N   Mcleod   Mr  O Andei-  son,.Mi   J   McLennan,  Mi   P   Boleen,  Mr  A  McPhatter, Mi   R  A  .McAuley,  Mr  12   II   McAitlmr   Mi   R   Millei, Mi  J   C   Dean.  Mi    F   Winteis,   Mi    W.  Gaskell.  AH    S   Sinclaii    Mr    G    A  Miller  Miss S E Alton niation ot the  Methodist hospital at Port Simpson, is  the jniest of l>ei sistei. Mis. Carson,  Eighth avenue.  Mr and Mrs Walter Betts, who  have been visiting Rev J. L Betts at  the Hillcrest parsonage have returned  to theii  home at Spence's Bridge  Mis Cnas Rouse, who has been visiting hei parents, Mr and Mrs. Thom-  '$8 Low Tenth avenue, was accompanied by her sister, Miss Rae Lowe, to  her home in Seattle  ,_" Little Jean Westman is getting  along nicely with the scarlet fe\cr,  and Mi Westman hopes to be home  soon again ;  , Mt. W. D Muii, who has been very  111 the pest ten days, is getting bettei  and -will soon l������> out again  /Father MeCullough of St. Patiick's  'Catholic chinch is slowly lecoveiing  from i'lness caused by .overwork in  preparing for the opening" ot the new  Church on Twe'flh avenve T^jo 'bury!  iSiH net now Le opened until h.s 1e  _,fcovery  J Skatine: is the order of the day idnce  the cold snap.    Many parties are en  .Joying the unusual luxury of skating  ptTire. ������   <  i   'a New Year's Scottish crncert'waB  given in the old schoolhouse on West  -minster avenue last Saturday evening  'Mr.  W   W. Roheit8oa  gave    several  splendid    violin 'numbers     Mr    and  "���������Mrs   oRbertsoV were a������sisted Oh the  program by Miss Bell, -who gave "Loch  Tfcomond"  and~"Heie's  to "the    Year  Awa,"   Miss   Urquhart,   Miss    Isdalc,  Mies  Edwaids,  Messis   Kelly,  Leitch  anil Mel eod    The evening closed with  every one singing. "Auld Lang Syne "  The automatic phone system is being asrilated in the city by a syndicate  of telephone coristiucting eneineeis  ���������who aie. so thej say, backed by plfent\  *of capital The automatic telephone  .iloefc av.ay with Cential, having onU  one gul, whose name is "Tiouble" to  listen to complaints v  A thxc-toij apaitment hoii������-c> will  soon be eiccted en Seventh averne  just back ct ili������ R.)\al Hank Tbs  house new standing on this lot has  been sold tu the Christian Adv-entists,  who will move it near the chinch and  so have a home for their pastor.  C(ards are out announcing the forth-  coining marriage of Alex. Tnrnbull.  of lacrosse fame, and .Miss Louise Sibley.'daughter of'Mr.-and Mrs. Sibley,  and nurse at the Royal Columbia Hospital. New Westminster.  A committee from Central Park has  been appointed-to wait on the B. C  Electric Railwa/company''with a view  to securing a five-cent fare to Vancouver.  Rev.   A.   J.   McGillivray   is 'in'  Vic-  ��������� toria a. few clays.  Locals page 5  IfyOU WiSJIl to SUbSCribegue8t? of Mr"and Mrs- Lawrence John--  son. Queen's avenue, are in ihe city,  where they will be the guests of Mr  Hilton's brother, the manager ot the  Mount Pleasant branch ot the Bank ot  Commerce.  drop a card to the office.  Monday evening in the O'Biian hall  the Vancouver Women's Educational  club gave a most enjoyable reception  in honor of the visiting teachers to  he'Coast Teachers' convention. Principal Mackay's address on "Democracy  and ."Education" .was very interesting.  After the address, light refreshments  were served and an informal dance  closed  the evening.  Shall our License Commissioners  sell goods to Hotel Men.  Mrs. Frank Calvert of Brandon is  the guest of her sister, Mrs. George  Davidson.  The  St.   Michael's  chapter  of    the  Daughters of the King, held their annual meeting for the election of officers on Tuesday evening at the rec-'  tory.   Reports for the year were read  oy  the  various  officers.    The  following oflicers were elected:     President.  Mrs. G.  k. Wilson   (re-elected);   first  ice-president,    Miss    McCaul;    secre-  'a'ry-treasurei-.. Miss Grogan, and  rep  esentatives to ihe council. .Miss Ad:  freshwater.       Dainty      refreshments  >rought the  inre'mg to a  close  Vote  tor  Diajton  and  Fn<dla>,  fn  'acense Commissioneis, men vlio wi  idmiwsler the law lanh, rnd wi.l not  seek to mike then   positio 1 a means  of building up their business  Mis R  D Kenny was the lusters ot  a  charming   tea given   on   Fndaj   at  hei   home,   8������J   Richaids    stieet     ii  houri   ot   Miss   Edith   Lams  ot   Vic  toiia  Lcok up the leroids ot the men who  uc seeking cflice as License Commis-  ure's*and ycu will be satisfied with  Diayton   ?nd   Findlay     the    Business  Mens' Candidates  The senior depaitnient ot Holy Tiin-  itv Sunday schaol held their Chiistmas  enteitainment in the paiish ioom last  evening The rectoi, Re\ H Beach-  am. gave an interesting lectuie, "A  Tup Round the World," illustiated by  lantein \iews Diplomas toi the yeai  weie awarded and an enjoyable time  spent  Vote tor Diayton and Findlay who  have no goods to sell to Hotel men  The maniage of Miss Laura Alvina  Roberts and Mr. Edward John Harris  was. solemnized at the First Presbyterian manse by Rev. Eraser on Tuesday.  M iss Betsy Taylor Anderson and Arthur Richard Reeves.were married at  the manse on��������� Tuesday by Rev;  Fra-  ser. '' ��������� .,_ "��������� ��������� -  *\  " '  Henriel ta, the^four-year-old daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. K". Gauthier, Eighteenth avenue and Ash street,"d'.ed Tuesday morning. The funeral was held  YVednesday,  Rev.  Father   Madden  oi':  riciating.       *  ���������' .. . ��������� ��������� ,.i  The funeral of Thomas Lewis, formerly of this city,, who died at Prince  Ont, Mis. Yeo of Hallock, Minn., and  Mrs. J. Humtertscn of Mt. Pleasant.  Vanccuver, and Mr. Kidd's sister, Mrs  Wm. Dowling of Grandview. A very  appropriate and touching address was  read by Mr. J Humbertson, at the  conclusion of which a substantial  purse of gold from the family was presented to the couple by their little  great-grahdldaughter. Blanche Nicholson. . Invitations were acknowledged  bythefollowing: Mrs. S: Lee, Mem-  phisi'-..^nn..;:;;'.-Mr.^jas.d;^Mrs. J. T. Kidd,  Mr; \yesley;i Kidd! Seattle; Mr. and \  Mrs. N.^Yep. Minnesota; Mir/.-;and Mrs.  J. Aikins, yMr. and Mrs. "Britton, Mr;  and Mrs. Wm. Hoslcin, Mr. and Mrs.  Geo. Kidd. Mr. and Mrs! John Kidd.  Mitchell, Ont;; -Mr. and Mrs.;, A. W.  McGillivray, Orangeyille. Oht.; Mr.  s������nd Mrs, Greenwood,.''Mitchell,'. Ont.;  Mi\ in,J. Mi's. Roberts? Bra ntivivd,Ont.;  Mr. and Airs. R. Pateman. V- ?'o. B. C.;  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Toad. Winnipeg;.  Mrs.  E.-���������Forbes. 'North Portal.  FJask.:  I  WESTMINSTER AVE, GROCERY STORE  Making $500 per week. 33 ft. frontage, 6 rooms upstairs  targe barn and shed in rear. If you have $28(0 act quick  because it is a snap and will improve. We have exclusive.   Enquire " .  Mount Pleasant Realty  $440 Westminster Avenue.  Rupert the 28th. was held Tuesday af-j Mr. ard; Mrs. J. Ettv.,Stratford. Om_.:  lernoon from Christ Church to the I.  m,-, and '.Mrs-. ^Y." Y. Diniiin.- Mr. and  O. O. F. cemetery. ;  William .Johnston, .whose home was  in Cedar Cottage, died Saturday. He  leaves one brother, Mr. R. D. Johnston The funeial was held Mondav,  Rev   Madill officiating.  Lemuel R   Dovle, aged 78 \ears, en-  teied into lest New Year's D.n     Mis  McCoiinick,  a sister, and   Mi    lliic'i  McCoimick,   a   nephew,   aie     lett   to  mom n  The chvio committee of the Giand  view Calholic Chuich have deeded to  lebuild since the hie of New Yeai s  e\e, when a lne caused about $5001  worth ot damage        ,  .Mr James Cieswell Hall and Miss  Maiy R Eihorn weie married Friday  morning at the Cential Methodist pai-  sonage bv Rev Santoid. They will le  side in Mount Pleasant.  Mi and Mis. Wm C Kidd celebrated their golden wedding at their home  on Monday, Decembei 20th, aniid a  large gatheiing ot their childien to  the I mirth generation Mr Kidd was  bom in Toronto. Gore. Ont, on Feb  ruaiyN 151h, 18.37, of Yorkshire pai  ents , Mis. Kidd (nee Hoskin) was  ~ bom  in  Cornwall,   England,  on  Jan-  The Christian Endeavor  societv of  Cbahneis'   church   intend   ho'ding   a  social evening en Thursday  13th.  We want men for License Commfs-  Moneis who will not use the jiestige  of their office to sell goods to Hotel  m������-n.  Miss Beatiice Hamil returned Tues-  da\ from hei home in Aimstiong,  where she spent the Chiistmas season  Vote for Drayton and Findlay who  lave nothing to sell to Hotel Men  Mis   Milling of Indian Head. Sask  vs visiting her sister-in-law, Mis. Mill   J������  nig of Eighth a\enne.  The, Sixth N Avenue _, -Methodist  ' hi������tcH have iramnirat^d/fi^ybji'if  men's class for Sunday afternoon. ^Tfte  Prst ^meeting held last Sunday wJ^as a  srand starter. Lessons are taken up  and studied that are well worth the  time spent.  ' Mis. Blackwood of Montienl. who  shas been visiting' her brother, r*r.  TuHstall,'Iws'retumed home  Mis. MacKisBock, Sixth avenue west,  who hao ��������� beei| jjll |o^ Eeveral days, is  out again. ' \  f"~  'A laige number of Retekahs    and  Odd  Fellows,  with their  fiiends, enjoyed   a   very   pleasant    dance   New  Yeai's eve, in Pender Hall by the Miz-  oah Relekah l^odge  , Dominion Hall was the scene of a  happy^gatheiing 'ot  Jile-setteis  New  Year's eve  "'Dancing was the oidei ot  the evening and the  committee who  looked aftei the comfort and pleasuie  or the guests  was:   Mr   E   Schwarz  Mr   E   Simpson   Mr   P   O   Hoeknke  Mi   R   Neville. Mr  R   lones and Mj  I   \   Pel ham  The non commissioned otfife s of the  'cth Fi<'d NmLtilanre ce'cbialed Nev  ^-<Mi ���������, na^ )\ railing on the Hon W  1 liowsei attoinevgenetal his woi  .~hip Msijoi Douglas, Major McTavish,  ofTic-ers of the lSth Field Anilmlance  ami others.  The senior ami junior .classes'-''of  Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Churcl;  Sunday school held their annual Christ-,  nisis enterlainment on Thursday evening last. Songs, drills, recitations and  dialogues were enjoyed during the  evening. A feature of the entertainment was the' donation of money and  provisions by each jdass for the Children's Aid Society .and Alexandra Or-,  phanage. .  ���������Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hilton of Victoria, who have Leon spending Christmas holidays in New Westminster'as  uaiy 16th. 1842 They weie manied  in Mitchell. Out, in 1859, by Rev O  January H 'Keilswpith, and during the inter-  t< .vetting years they have reaied a family ot five daughteis and seven sons  of whom ten aie living. The childien  in their tuin have presented the couple  with 30 grandcluldien and as ' fime  went on, with two giea-grand-children  Mrs. E. 3. "Dinnin, Mr. and Mrs.    J.  Spears, Crcmerty, Ont.; Prof, and Mrs..  E.    Odium;    Grandview,    ""icouver;  Mrs.  H. Bridgiiiaii, N^-���������"-'. v' -iicouver.  Thcbotpiesent we'     " iv   Dinnin  Mis  Yeo,   Mr   and  >' ff    1.    Huml"stone  Mr   and   Mis. >L   Hutchins.   Mi    ard  Mis   1   X  Menzies, Miss Mcn/ies. Mi  vd   Mis   L   G   Kidd   Mr   and    Mis  Dowling, Mr  and Mis  S   S  Kidd   M-  and  Mis   O   C. Kidd,  Mi    It   Watts  Mr and Mrs  C  S  Kidd. Miss C  Etty  Miss M   Ciossan. Miss Reta  Menzie1-  Miss'P   Hutchins,   Mr    F   Vanstone,  Mi    F   Kidd   Mr   H   Dowling. Mr. W  fluniLcisione, Mi   and Mis   J  W   Odium     Mi    and" Alia     Kidd    iecehed  numerous  costly  and  beautiful  pies-  ents.  I  firW- A. I1ULLEN  ��������� 2440 Westminster^ Avenu^  Speciality-High Classed Cigars, "   MAKE A VISIT  ���������HII>ll>litM������lll)ll8ll<ll������|���������fO������������H������rj  Choice Creamery Butter 30c lb. 2 lb 55c   Best Fresh Eggs 35c dOL  WARD'S  GROCERV AND CROCKERY STORE  2������l7 WESTMINSTER ROAD  PHONE   R3G42  ii ficrnrl^iHH PRACTICALHORSESHOER i  j|   VUvCll    MVIU.%1   Special attention given to Lame    '  Between Sixth and feventh  Avenues  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  HEARo  Among the  guests  were  .Mis   Kidd's  "��������� \  three sisters  Mrs Dinnin ot* Giomerty,  L. D.  oMayoraltjr Candidate  ON  w  ^���������;������ ji������j������j������j������<|i.jMji^.^>.j.t������������j>^������*j>tji.j������i������i������'ji������>iS'������t*'S'**'  The  best stock of ARMS,  CUTLERY.  % AMSlUNItlON,  % and SPORTING GOODS can X  T be found at the store of V.  I Chas. E. Tisdall |  i      ^618-620 Hastings St.        t  4i    i> - -   ' > .������.  I Ganong's     |  %     G.B.     I  Chocolates I  Y  We have just opened a fresh X  stock of thet>e unexcelled Choc- ������!*  olates.       The   packages   are ���������>  dainty,   and   make   beautiful '*>  presents.  Prices range from 35c* ���������:���������  to *3.CQ %  We also carry these Chocolates y  in bulk at 60c per pound,  Monday, January 10th, 1910  ODPFE1XOWS' HAU^,  Westminster-tAvc, c?Wt Flcasant  >   ft  V*'  i'i  ,  loV^etmafSic Candidates arc invited4o attcrd &4 ipUH-  TUBSPAV, JANUARY Uth���������CITY HALU  .  ���������>' i\  -���������/  '-���������\  VOTE FOR  X  <s������  I Independent  I        Dru9  gtore  (Lepatourel & mcBae)'-"^  I Cor. 7th & JB^estminstcr |  :^        .   Avenues       ������������������-, *  '"���������'. ��������� ^ .*.  IONER  His record in the past is a gaurantee  positiosio  ���������n  Keeler's  P&0,&E For Ornamental Trees for the next 30  ^  eimeffffaber our ^Floral Worjc  .' ������������������ ^' -  -.-���������'������.'       .       ���������     ���������- ��������� '  the Best in the Gity  0   Away below cost  P  All First Class


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