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 'fM&ft^M^M  4  -%  v."'  ^  %  r-?' ,.,..:,   O'-'i   V-l-ll*  I,  '    *  ^V/C'TGB^^  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME I  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, APRIL 22, 1910.  No. 50  HERE AND  CIVIC  ENGINEERING  WARM SESSION OF  BUILD N5 COMMITTEE  Is the engineering department ol' the city giving general satisfaction?]  Are the various problems, such as sewerage, water, street tradings, etc., being  well and properly dealt with? These and oilier pertinent questions should  be asked by every citizen. Now is the time, while we are laying the founda-  iions .of a. great, city, to ask if our policy is such as to answer the needs of  this growing metropolis. If we can answer in the allirmaUve, all is we|l.; But  grave doubts arise in our minds as we con template some of the freak efforts  of the present engineer. When we see a 24-inch sewer where there should be  one of four feet, and a four-foot one where there should be an eight-foot one.  we wonder what will be the effect in a few years' time. The present engineer  has held oflice for some live or six years, yet up to the present he has been  working at random and there is no definite plan or system of sewerage. AH  parts of the city are clamoring for sewer connection and the medical health  officer has repeatedly warned the authorities of the danger of an epidemic if  something is not done. Recently Aid! Stevens introduced a resolution.-recommending the securing oi' a competent supervising engineer. His resolution  was opposed by the chairman of the Board of Works and other members and  was finally referred to the Board of Works, who held two secret meetings  ���������and decided to whitewash .Mr. Clement and extend his powers. - Siieiiis the  position at the present and there promises to be a lively, time when the Board  of Works" report is discussed by the Council.  *      - *       *  STAR  CHAMBER  The Board of Works recently held two meetings from which the public  and the press were excluded. Why this privacy was thought necessary; is  hard to determine. The meetings,were held to investigate the engineering  department under a resolution of Council There was no personal attack.  Everything was openly and frankly stated in the public Council chamber, sO  there was no need for any privacy. The only explanation that seems to  apply is an antiquated notion, born of gross ignorance, that.a meeting held  privately added to. the autocratic power of the body who convened it.  We confess that the Board.of Works, especially the chairman, seems to  have a very exalted opinion of their importance, and it might be well to point  out that this is a democratic coiuiiry and the people demand fair and open  ���������'discussion'" of all questions of public interest. The people have the right  to know by what course of reasoning the Board arrived at its decision regarding the engineer. .     . /;      ���������  . *������������������ ��������� '*������������������������������������'    *  MOUNT PLEASANT  PAVEMENTS  THE COMMISSIONERS  ������. ODLUM  THE MBOR  PARTY TRIUMPHS  The recent elections in Australia has created a profound sensation in the  return to power of the "Labor Party.'"-.; It is one of the significant signs of the  times. The successful party is strong for the principle of concentration of  power in the federal government aud for industrial legislation on advanced  lines. Democracy must prevail and it' the old parties studiously close their  eyes and ears to the demands of the industrial element they will inevitably,  have'lo taken rear seal in the administration of affairs.  That which is true iu Australia applies equally as well to all parts of the  Empire. Coming closer to home', we would point to the lack of appreciation  on the part of the Provincial Government regarding securing cntrol of public  utilities. Practically every Conservative Association hi British Columbia,  including the great, provincial-convention! at Kamloops, urged the government  to take over the telephone monopoly.,. The largest proportion of the cities and  municipalities also memoralized; the government along the same line. But  corporation lobby proved too strong and we again beheld the executive gracefully bowing to the behests of biie of the most unscrupulous exploiters of the  public that we have in the province. .The people are getting weary of this  sort ot* thing and the voice, of democracy is calling more loudly and persistently each day for a fair hearing, and we predict.that.unless our legislators  are wise and -acceed reasonablyto this demand they will be stipereeededr  possibly when they least expect if.      7  ' ' * . ���������  -J*       *  CAR  FENDERS  The B. C. Electric Railway company have been promising the city to  have suitable fenders placed on their cars. We have been listening to these  promises with more or less doubt and periodically another victim is added to  the list of the slain. The present fender used hy this company is simply  1 barberous and criminal. There is positively no excuse for the delay. In the  [\name of humanity we again wish to raise our voice in protest against, this  open defiance on th part of the company of repeatedly expressed public senti-  , ment.  *       *       ���������  A special session of the Building  Committee was held Wednesday night  for the purpose of discussing Aid. Stevens' amendment limiting the height  of buildings to ten stories and not tc  exceed 1.20 feet.  Various moneyed interests wore represented by .Mr. Weart, T. S. Smith.  W. Clark. M. P. Thompson and others.  These gentlemen advanced ev������ry possible argument in favor of the skyscraper. As might be expected, these  arguments were based on the question  of revenue and capitalistic interests.  Several threats to withhold capita!  were made in order to work on the  susceptibilities of the committee. Mr.  Weart iii speaking of his proposed  block, painted a glowing picture of  marble columns, magnificent corridors,  modern sanitary conveniences on the  top Hals, etc., which was calculated to  put the civic authorities in such an  ecstatic state of mind as to eliminate  all thoughts of gloomy problems with  which.some of the older, cities have  to deal.  The general trend of argument favoring high buildings was to allow them  to go as high as they wished, but regulate the light wells and construction,  h'hat it was necessary to cater to capital by allowing them to secure the  greatest possible revenue, irrespective  of its effect on surrounding property,  or'on the health of the community.  Aid. Stevens in supporting his;  amendment stated that from the standpoint of revenue ten stories wouild pay.  a sufficient.-return. ��������� He claimed that,  according to the bigest authorities on  economics an investment of four qi  live hundered thousand dollars should  not receive more than four or fiveper  cent, and that the average building ot  eight or ten- stories would pay about  8 per cent, or more, which was all that  should be asked. He claimed that ii  was to the'best interests of the city to  spread the business area over a larger  ground space than to have it done iii  a small congested district.  It would seem that at last the citizens of Alt. Pleasant are awakening.  Application to pave Westminster Road  is now before Ihe City, also for Seventh  Ave. from Bridge to Prince Edward st.  and for Broadway from Scot to Ontario  thanks to the untirii\g efforts of D. E.  H-yndmnn and others. It is also stated  that a petition is out for the paving of  Tenth ave., as well. This all spells  advancement for this district and is  badly needed. There is no reason why  as many streets as possible should not  be faced. It is all done by local Improvement and thus the property owners  assume the liability. It is highly de-  sireable and commendable that this  Work should be done and we give it our  most hearty encouragement.  THETRADES COUNCIL  POUTICACPLATFORM  JUVENILE COURT  CITY  MORGUE  This is not a very   savory subject but none the less an important one.  'To think that a city of the size and importance of Vancouver should not have  a morgue is scarcely conceivable.   It is nevertheless true.   In case of an accident the victim is taken to private undertaking parlors and inquests are held  there.   This is both inconvenient and annoying.   At a recent inquest the jury  and others in attendance were unnerved by a sudden burst of grief from some  1 poor .mourner in another apartment who had come   to see their departed  I friend. How could the average man be expected to maintain a judicial state  Lot' mind under such circumstances.   We should have a suitable morgue and a  [place where inquests could be held in comparative comfort.  GENERAL HOSPITAL  |>Mueh criticism is offered of the man-  temeut of . the Vancouver General  lispital. Not so much as to internal  langements but regarding the admis-  pn of the poorer classes of patients.  lis alleged that there is considerable  ^crimination which militates against.  Dse who are unable to pay the fees  lirged. It is suggested by many that  ((would be better if the city were to  \e over the control of the  hospital  ll make it a municipal institution.  I? do not presume to say that this is  fc best course, but it is certain that  tjiere should be no discrimination and  as the city contributes large sums towards its tip-keep it is reasonable to  demand fair treatment of all con  cerned. Where there are large sums  of public money involved it is always  desirable to keep a strong hand on the  expenditure of the same. At present  this is impossible. The business and  control of the policy is entirely in the  hands of a private board, and no matter how honorable tti'ey may be, there  is sure to be an indifference to public  opinion which would not be the ease  were the city to have control.  ft is truly pleasing to see how steadily  the present commissioners are enforcing the regulations governing the liquor business of the city. No promises  were made, but when once in office,  they began the work of enforcement iu  business like manner. The hotelinen  have no ground for complaint either.  The board are simply asking all and  sundry to keep their eyes on the goal,  to wit: the laws governing their business. So long as the liquoimen attend  strictly to their affairs, aiid square  their conduct by the existing regulations, they perform their legal duty. If  they do not this thing, then the law-  will punish them.  On the other hand,"'so long as the  Commissioners enforce the laws fairly,  evenly and without favour, they will  have the support of all the respectable  citizens, including the best men engaged in the business.  In past years there have been much  said.and written in relation to the traffic during the Mayoralty election.At the  last contest little or nothing was said  in the way of promise to either the  temperance people or to the trade, and  quite rightly the Commissioners have  done their work in a business like manner.  His contention that from a sanitary  standpoint it was inadvisable, passed  unanswered. The argument on this  point was that where buildings were  run up to above ten stories it practically excluded the sun's rays from  the lower stories, and that the suu was  recognized by science to be the besi  purifier we have. And further, that a  large, portion of those who work in  these lower stories are compelled to  labor in semi-light whicii \yas* excessively unhealthy.  Another argument advanced was  that of congesting the street traffic. It  was pointed out. that no street in the  city would carry the traffic if both  sides were built up with sky-scrapers.  This argument went unrefuted. N'o effort was made by those who were supporting the sky-scraper to explain how  these problems were to be dealt with.  Xew York's frantic efforts to deal with  this question was cited by Aid. Stevens  in defence of his position. A recent  comniision there had reported on the  awful effect that the present congestion in that city was having on the people, germinating disease and death.  The question seems to be Capita!  and Revenue vs. Health, Public-Interest and future convenience. Aid. Stevens states he''has not dropped the  matter by any means but purposes  pressing the amendment.  PEDAGOGUESTAKE  TO THE WOODS  While in some matters, such as the  False Creek proposition. I differ, from  Mayor Taylor, yet with his work  already performed in the  Board     of  *'". '  ���������""   '--,-���������'"'-���������-.-. ".*'":  Commissioners, so far as I "have been  able to gather, I, am in hearty agreement. It is only just to lend en -  conragement during the days of strenuous discharge of public duty. We  are too ready to condemn certain acts,  and not. sufficiently ready to praise  other acts worthy of our support. Here  and now, it is a pleasure to state pub-  hope that their success will be com -  ptete.     It is a fact that    for   a . long  time Vancouver has been cursed by a  number of low groggeries of a most  debasing and debased character. We  wish the Mayor and his Board real  success, and shall hot. forget him anil  them-in days to come.  Saturday last witnessed an exodus of  Vancouver's sedate educators to White  Rock. A number of prominent ieach-  ers and principals who have purchased  summer resort sites in that Acadia, are  clearing up their lots with a view, to  building summer cottages 1 his year.  The inspiration which must result  from an intimate relationship with unexcelled natural surroundings of thi.s  popular resort, should reflect benefi-  ciently on the  youth.  Trouble seems to be brewing in Juvenile Court circles already. It seems  from an analysis of the.various conflicting reports that the Children's Aid  Society have appointed a committee  from which: is studiously excluded the  represtentatives of the Juvenile Protection Association. ' In order to understand the situation properly it should  he remembered that under the act the  committee which takes charge of the  deliiiquints consists of "an. equal''number.-from the Roman Catholic Children's Aid Society and the Provincial  Children's Aid. Thus It will be seen  ihat the association which has done all  the work of organization and secured  the' ojieration of the act is barred. This  association 'represents the following  organizations:  ., Royal Templars of Tempranee.  .  Knights of Columbus.-  Local Council of Women.  W. C. T. V.  Children's Aid Society.  Children's Aid Society.of the  Holy  Rosary Church.  Trades and Labor Council.  S. O. E., 77, 237.  C. O. C. F.  Catholic M B. Association.  Central Ratepayers' Executive.  Royal Scarlet Chapter.  Machinists Union.  I. B. of E. Workers, I... U. 2137  A; O. F7 7627.      --"---;'  -"  1 A, A. of St. and 151. Rly. E. of Am.  .Salvation Army.  Associated Charities  Ministerial Association.  Catholic Order of Foresters.  L. .O.  I.. 2051, 728,  1588,  1715,   l.5S!>,  1819, '  Loyal True Blues, IM.  Siar West. Preceptory.  Royal Black Preceptory, 544.  This association might have had representatives on the committee hail  Attorney-General Bowser so ruled, but  it is generally accepted that a powerful  lobby from the Roman Catholic section  influenced him to withold his consent.  What lends color to this is tho statement alleged to have been made by  ������������������'atlier Madden at one of the meetings of the association to the effect  that if the association was admitted  then they (the Roman Catholics) would  be in the minority. As it now stands  one Religious faction has a representation equal to all other organizations  and creeds, including -Jew and Gentile,  Atheist, Protestant, Greek, Socialists,  etc.. etc. It would appear as if it were  a medium by which the ranks of a  religious sect could be recruited. Such-  a thing is deplorable. We have ���������"long-  wanted a Juvenile Court, but it is  doubtful if a free protectant community will long stand for any such scheme  as that. It is to be hoped that the  authorities will remedy this condition j ,   *    *    *  so that all the various social and relig- |  ions organizations will be represented This is only another illustration of the  according to number. Why a com para- ; advancing tide of public opinion in  tively small sect should have a full J favor of abolition of the "Traffic." It  one   half   of   tlie   membership   of   the | is bound to come and  Nova S������-otia  is  ito be congratulated for taking up and  (Continued from last week.)  Why not train the Oriental iu Canada to rise to better methods of liv-  iig, and nnke him lev that his colour  lb not a sign of undernianhodd. A let-  tei, mi exploring ag>nt,, an expert on  a journey for a few months, a conference of a ooaid of ni makers in the Old  Land, a di'piiient. of machinery, tho  dispatch of a few bivided mechanics  under proper management, a cablegram and letters of credit, and io!  Coates has an iinniK.ec factory est-  i hi is lied in Asia wh'e -e labour is che"si>j  From this it can be seen that Coates  can undersell his competitors who manufacture the same sort of goods in the ,  United Stales where only white men  are employed at higher prices. , The  competition can only have one ending.  And this is but one example out of  many. And they from now on will rapidly multiply.  This very movement of capital and  shifting of industrial centres will once ,  more put Asia in the ascendant, unless  wisdom pioneer the way of safety.  Moblaw, ignorance anil blatant noise  cannot save the situation;  Japan. China, India and Persia will  inside fifty years, control the industrial world to the great hardship of the  white workers, and their countries, unless a different, policy be pursued.  Plank Number III.  So far as I can see at the present moment this article of the platform is all  right. One suggestion I would make is  this: r���������; Theie is a growing tendency  to legislate in, relation, to tlie income  tax in such a maner as to to Increasingly lessen the estate of the wealthy  at their decease. This may and must  work an eventual punishment on the  people who" iii righoranee"oi" through"  injustice wantonly rob the dying and  their heirs, so as to get    even    with  them for saving their money.  If the economic cond'lions are bad,  horribly bad. then Change them in  a manly and wise way, but let not le-<  gislation be used to rob the deserving  and thrifty so as to satisfy jealous?,  vengeance and a spirit of robbery.  It is. very plain, that if wealth be  licly that Mayor Taylor and his co - J Kil,iiered by industry, frugality and  freres are dooing good work, and we   wisdom, then if. that, wealth be voted  NOVA SCOTIA  ��������� Halifax, April 21.���������The bouse of assembly gave the prohibition bill its  third reading at six o'clock this evening when it was sent to the legislative  council for consideration. That body  took up the bill and by midnight had  given it the tirst, second and  readings.  The liquor interests tried to get an  amendment through tlie council requiring a three-fifths majority of the  ratepayers of Halifax in the referendum which will take place in this city  as provided for under the act. The  council refused, however, ami it stands  that a majority of the votes cast in  tliis plebiscite for or against license  shall   he  sufficient.  .- The. council   made  one  amendment  which provides that if shall  be illegal  finder the act to form clubs to secure!  liquor  for  members.    The  house  will j  prorogue   at    three   o'clock   tomorrow  afternoon.  as the property of the whole people,  and a man's wife and children he robbed of Hie f rails of his J.tbours. the  national end is in sigh'..  For that. which. is openly  done by the parliament of a people  ���������will soon be done by th������ individual, so  far as he is able to, imitate his legis-  la tors'i and public economicteai-heni.���������  Public robbery by the legislature will  be followed or accompanied by privn'e  robbery on part of the units. And once  more, the strong will triumph, the poor  and weak will suffer, and the commonwealth tumble into heirless confusion.  In the above 1 have not one word  against, the., aforementioned plank,  number throe. I only wish to draw attention to the spirit of the age. and if  possible aid in giving fundamental direction.  By the way, if any person should  feel that he ought to reply to me, or  correct tiny part of my writing, or  criticise my endeavour, I suggest that,  he do so oh the merits on the case and  not make it a personal matter, as so  third many have done in the last twenty  years. Personal animosities, belittling,  and insults produce no good results,  and should lie beneath the white man's  dignity. Moreover all the personalities  so commonly adopted by contentious  writers are useless, powerless for good,  and so far as I have been and am concerned  have no effect.  Let us. if we can not see eye to eye,  deal with our great and perplexing  problems in a spirit that will draw to  our side and ranks ever increasing  numbers of helpers and co-workers.  Committee  and express alarm if they  lives   of   Vancouver's   do  not   have  it  is  something bard   to  understand.  fearlessly  handling  such  problem.  a    difficult'  PLANK   NUMBER   FOUR.  With all my heart I endorse this  plank. For many yea ^ I have favoured the people, through the government, taking possession of the railways.  It would be a splendid thing if our  workers were to concentrate their energies on thi- and :i few kindred movements. Railways, teleoboncs. and telegraphs should be in the hands of the  : cvernmenf. Then  with  this acquisit-  (Continued on page 4;  J  i ��������� i. V  ���������' ������** A V tt'T'  TT-^cr*^T-T?v  ^M.T..  V.\NC^I'VIS *t   pr^T^n roT.ry^*..  >iaHI������' IIIP*'        ���������������>! nill���������IM-FMI  ���������<������������**������(������������������������ %W*w .������������������������������������������������ ������������������ft������  I* * M * -'>.-l4������BW fc- * ���������.���������Mfc-M -I  C/Af/ON B4N/T OF  -*��������� CANADA ������������������  A Branch of this Bank has  been opened in Mount Pleasant.  Temporary quarters have been  secured in the Muir Block corner  8th Ave. & Westminster Road,  where a general Banking business will be transacted.  MANAGER.  ^1  (Continued from last week)  0  a  Sherwin Williams Paints, Stains and Varnishes.  Oils and Lead.  Garden Tools���������Rakes, Hoes, Lawn Sprinklers,  Lawn Hose &c.  Everything in the Hardware line.  FREE DELIVERY. PHONE 2853.  *smm  Q. B. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  2747 Westminster Ave.  (NEAR COB 12th)  Phone 4607  THE   DON  ICE        CREAM        PARLORS  Now Optn for tho Stason.  Richmond Patry Ice Cream, Butter, Milk and Cream, fresh dally.  Woman's Bakery  Bread aud Confectionery.    High Class  Fruit and  Candles, Cigars, ClgaretteB and Tobaccos.  Ring Up  (T^l The Acme Plumbing and Heattojr Co.  For estimates on plumbing  Hot Air or Water Heating Phone 5545  319 Broadway E. - Vancouver  WALLPAPER  ROSS & THOMSON  146 BROADWAY, EAST      -      -      -      PHONE R4485  (Opposite No. 8 Fire Hall)  PAPERHANGING, KALSOMING, PAINTING and  J GLAZING DECORATING  Our Spring stock just arrived and selling at Winter Prices  +^-4',������,'?',**'S'-������Hi"*'������,*"i'"* [|������'.'fti������ tfri.'iti������ji.������nfr.������.0 ������ifr ������ s������ i> * fc1*  Farm Lands For Sale  8 acres on 20 Road, close to Cambie Station, per acre  $450  Vt acre in Soutb Vancouver            $1,200  House and Lot on Second Avenue, Fairview $2,100  147 acres on the Fraser, close to \Vestminster, per acre $75  400 acres on Comox Kay, per acre. ������. $90  100 acres on Wettaani Island, per acre $200  40 acres in L&ngley, per acre  $50  ALL ON GOOD TERMS  oMcLellan <������, Daiber  WITH MARS  BY LORD TELLAMORE  A Serial Story to be run each  week in the "Call"  O- fa  This was a time of extreme anxiety  for me and my wile. The tension was  awful, and there was real danger ol  nervous prostration overcoming one or  both of us, before the supreme moment  arrived for the sending of our terra -  gram.  However we managed to get it off in  due time, and in the most perfect or  der. Of course we took care to make  it an exact copy of the oft repeated  message from Mars, which message we  shall now call a marsogram.  We had not finished sending the  terragram before a marsogram began  to register itself on the instruments  kept just for such a purpose. ��������� A  glance of the eye told us the .Marslans  had simply repeated the message sent  so often during the long period of  time above mentioned.  It was evident they had despatched  to us the very message we were sending to them at the same moment of  time.  As soon as we read the Marsogram,  we repeated our message, and a little  while afterwards it was repeated to us  from Mars.  Then in about   five   minutes   later  they sent us a new and different message.    Of course we could not read its  meaning, but we repeated it.       This  strange sort of Incomprehensible con -  versation was kept   up   until   twelve  messages were received and'sent.    We  were overjoyed with   the   result,   and  were very much fatigued, so we decided to quit the conversation.    A fur- \  ther message came. and we answered  by a dash.    The same marsogram was  -epeated and our answer was a dash.  Another, and another came, but a dash  was the only answer.   Then to our a-  ma/.ement and delight the next, mes -  sage was a   simple   dash.    Hereupon  we stopped short and gave no answur.  The dash was repeated, but we an -  -swered not, and finally rest ruled the  Marsographers.  We rested, threw ourselves   in   the  hade of the trees, sang, leaped for joy,  ind after a period of ecstastic jubil ���������  Hon, took a good hearty meal, went,  far a long walk and   finally   to   bed  -.vbere for twelve hours we   slept,   as  lever before for long years.  On the following day, at 10 A. M..  km went leisurely to examine our in -  ���������trument8, and the wonderful ma migrants thereon registered. We examined them, guessed at their meaning,  tnd tried to make a reasonable plan  'or following up our wonderful dis -  'covery.  It ocurred to us that ac the Marxians  nust know the exact time at which we  "inally answered them with a simple  lash, they would in ,_.alJL probability  nhke test again at the same hour. So  it 0 P. M. we were in leadiness to see  if any message should come. At (i  ."*. M. the first message came, but ������lt  Aras a simple dash. We responded  .vith three lines and they repeated.  This was kept up until we sent ten  Ines, and after they returned the ten  .is an answer , we cut off the conversation with a dash.  This they repeated to us, waited a -  *hile and sent the dash again, but wo  v"iild not answer,, and again all be -  came silent.  Hereupon we concluded that beyond  i doubt we and the Marxians had not  >nly communicated, but to some ex -  en* understood eich other.  We knew now that we had 24 hour?  nf rest before they would again try to  talk to us, and in that time we decided  ipon a plan that we felt   sure     the,  would perceive and full/ understand.  After much labor, we found a methot"  of sending wave circles, and character?  of all shapes such as the ordinary numerals and letters of the alphabet  Then we planned ihe following ; 1st  we substituted the O for the- - as a  ull stop, to end conversation.  I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13    . .20   21 ?.(   2x10  2x10  3xl<*  -  1  ������   1052 Westminster cAvenue  -    -    Phone 4862 |  PHONE 13347  ATT. PLEASANT  Hyndman & Kirkpatrick  REAL ESTATE  Csr. Mutt aarf Westaiaster Ave.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  As they had previously learned  meaning of the lines:  the  etc. un to ten, they would naturally  translate tr������e symbols 1. 2. 3. 4, etc. as  tbe e"Ufvnlents of   the   straight   line  groups,  Hence on the following evening at  six o'clock, we began to give the numerals as substitutes for the lines.  It took a good while to make them understand our use of the O, or full stop  to conversation. However, they were  apt scholars, and, when once they got  over this difficulty, they quickly picked up the method of substitution. After  repeating this lesson, and showing  them our system of numerical notat -  ion, we decided to close our lesson by  putting them on the qui vive for something new. So before we finished the  conversation with the O, or full stop,  we used the symbol 2, and they an -  swered by two lines. Then we again  erragraphed the symbol 2, and they  marsographed back again the two  iir.es, Then we sent the symbol O  \vhich when they answered we ceased  to reduplicate.  At once they understood our symbol  O and its meaning, as was proved by  the fact that they themselves did.not  repeat it, as formerly they had done.  We knew that the repeated 2, would  set them wondering as to its meaning.  But we had a way of forcing them to  understand its intent.  At 6 P. M. the following day we  watched the instruments and found  exactly on time that they were testing  by three sings, viz. the -, the 1, and  the ��������� -. They were evidently perplexed  ae to the method of calling our attention. -We refused to answer and sent  them never a sign.  After an hour's attempt on their  part to get an answer from us, they  sent the symbol O and ceased. By this  use of the symbol O we knew full well  that they had completely got its meaning.  At 6 P. M. the second day, we were  at our instruments, and lo! they at  once began with the symbol 2. With  intense joy we at once responded by  sending back the 2 which was repeated by them and us. This process of  repetition was abruptly ended by our  use of the symbol 3, and the final O,  which of course ..were repeated by  them.  The next day 6 P. M. they sent nothing but symbols 1 and O to which we  replied and stopped short. On the second evening they sent the symbols 2  and 0 to which we replied and ceased.  On the third evening they sent the  symbols 3 and O. We replied. The  next evening they took the initiative  by sending 4 and O, to which we replied.   <  They so continued until they got to  10 and O, on the 10th evening.  We now decidied to give our attention to something we knew they could;  not tail to understand, so we made a  set of symbols of an nstromic character and in due time began to forward  them.  We made one sign to represent the  earth and the moon; another to represent the sun, earth and Mars in opposition; another to represent earth  and Mars in quadratur; another to  show the. sun, Venus earth and Mars.  Of course we took care to send them  the symbols to conform with the exact position of the heavenly bodies at  the time we telegraphed the symbols.  Having send the above tour symbols, we sent 10 and O and ceased. We  did not. answer any signal until 6 P.  M.on the 10th day alter, and then-we  tent the* mark ? and O.  They replied by sending the whole  four astronomic symbols and to oui  surprise they used the ? and.O immediately after..  By this we perceived that they had  discovered a way of receiving a symbol and repeating It. at once. We were  8ui* from this that they had knowledge of photographic phototelegraphy  and photo - vibrato - graphy besides  inventions and appliances of which wl  h:;d no exact knowledge.  The thanks of the public   in   Ml  l'leasant are to be tendered    to    the  management of Mt. Pleasant   Methodist church, for their success in seeming the services of Rev. W. J. Dawson.  D. D. for a series of lectures   on   the  ubject of Liberty. The   fame   of   Dr.  Dawson as a platform orator, lntehec  mal lecturer, and    inspiring   speake  'ins gone before him, and Vancouve-  should certainly rally to the call and  hear him as often as he speaks. He wil  speak on Sunday, May 1st at 3 P. M  and 7 P. M. and lecture the three following nights, taking as his subjects-  lavonarola ��������� The prophet of liberty.  Oliver Cromwell ��������� The builder of lib  erty,  Vbraham Lincoln ��������� The martyr of liberty.  All men should hear him.  The services in Mt. Pleasant Methodist church next Sunday will be of -i  special interest. The regular morning  ervices will be followed by the admin-  Istring the sacrament and the reception of members. The evening subject  will be "A call to the men of our land"  -ind all men are invited. A male quartette will furnish a number of selections  and Madame Yulisse will also sing.  A pretty home wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O.  H. Healey on Tuesday evening of this  week when their son Fred H. and Mi*s  PHONE 4148  H.   J.  PARRY  <Sc  CO.  Corner  12th & Wesminstr  Avenues  CASHSPECIALS  TUESDAY  Garden Seeds in all varieties. 2 packages for 5c.   Reg-  B ular 5c per package.  Household "Washiug Ammonia in regular quart-size  bottles, sold everywhere at  25c per bottle. Our price,  2 for 35c  Castile Coap in 31b. bars;  regular price, 35c per bar.  Our price 25c  M&tchei.���������Having procured a large stock of these  matches, we are putting them  on sale at 20c per dozen. Regular price, 25c per dozen.  Penrlino, 2 pkgs. for. ,25c  Potatoes, while they last,  at $1.00 per sack. Regular  price, $1.65.  Fqr a special inducement, to try our Standard  blend bulk Tea. we offer  you for 3 days only. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday,  1 lb. Free with every purchase amounting to $3.00.  Regular, 50e per pkt.  Calgary Flour,  per sack  ...  .$1.75  COFFEE.  Are y 0 u particular  about your Coffee? If so,  we shall be delighted to  serve your wants. We  have in stock the best  grades of Mocha & Java  Coffees���������just what the  particular man and woman  wants.  Try our Bland of Royal  Roast, 40c per lb.  (Continueden page 6)  Don't forget we still have a  few of those Large Quart  Bottles of Champion Tomato  Catsup at the price which  astonishes every purchaser,  25c per bottle.  THE PEOPLE WHO APPREC-I  1ATE YOUR TRADE  H J.PARRY & CO  12TH & lESTM'R  CHURCHES  Baptist  MT. PLEASANT   Baptist Church-  Junction of Westminster Road and Westminster Avenue.  Rev. S. Evebton. JB. A., fastor.  2724Westminster Road.  Preaching Services���������11 a. ru.   aud  7:30  p. m.   Suuday School at 2:30 p. in.  B. Y. P. U-���������Monday, 8 p.m.   Methodist  MT. PLEASANT CHROH.���������.  Cornet  Tenih are. and Onlaiio    ..  Services���������Preaching at 11 a. m aurl at  7:00 p.' m.      Suuday School aud Bible  CIubb at 2:80 p. in. ������  Rev. J. P. Westmak, Fastor.  Parsonage U:i Eleventh avenue, went. Tel*  !ione :i<>24.  Presbvteridn  Ml\ PLEASANT Church-  comer Ninth ave. anil Quebec at.  Sunday Skkvices���������Public worship at  11 a. ui aud 1:00 p.ui ; Suuday school  aud Bible Class at 2:80 p.  ui.;    Monday���������Christian Eudcavor at H :00p. m.  Wednesday���������Prayer Meeting at 8:00  p. m.   .Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. \V. Woodside, M. A.,  Hes no Ninth ave. W.     Tel. BK9-I8.   Pastor.  TTTESTM1NSTER Church���������  VV    Cor. We)ton and 26th.   One block earn  uf Wesiininaier Ave.  services���������Suuday 11:00 a. ui. aud 7:30  p.m.   Suuday School 2:80. ;  Wednesday���������Prayer uieetiug 8:00 p.m.'  Rev. J. II. Camcron, B. A.,  Keaidence tor. Quebec and 21st. Pastor.  Anglican "  ST.7MICHAELS���������  tUiriiei 9th ave. and Priii"e Kdward it.  Seuvicbs���������-Mdruiug Prayer at 11 a. un.  aud Eveugoug at 7:30 p. m. each Suuday. Holy Couiniuuiou on first aud  third Sundays in each mouth aftei  Moruiug Prayer, aud ou second aud  fourtu Suud������"*s>at 8:00 p. ui. Suuday .30 p. ui.  Rev. <i  a. VV im     Rector.  Rectpry Corner an ave mul t'ri       Edward  telephone BI'Vfl  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH���������||  Corner Tenth A ve. and Laurel St.  Services -Preucbmg at   11  a.m.  aud  7:30 p.iu   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m.  Rev P Clifton Parker, M. A ,  nth Ave, w Pastor.  Latter Day Saints  REORGANIZED Church of Christ-  K47 Ninth avenue ea*t.  Services���������Every Sunday evening at 8  o'clock.   Suuday school at 7 o'clock.  Prayer Meeting Weduenday at 8 p. ui  .1. S. Rainky. Elder.  LODGES  In-fCDcnttcnt Orstr of Oddfellow������  MT. PLEASANT Lodge No l������.  Meets ever j Tuesday at 8 p. m ���������  in 1. O.O. V Hall Westmiuster ave..  Mt. P)ea������aut.     Sojourning brethren  cor-ltally invited to attend.  A. Campbell, Noble Graud, Adda P. O.  J. Ponglas, Vice Graud, 20th & Westr.  Tuns Skwkli* Rec. Sec. uu uu a?e. E.  Loval Orange Lotiwc  M  T- PLEASANT L. O. L. No. IMS  Meat* the 1st and Hd Thursday of  A each month ������"��������� * p. m . in  the K. of P Hall. '  All    visiting   Brethrenl  cordially welcome.  John Covaut, W. M  3������l:ith *v������. W.           N. E-L-onoHKKD, Secy  1 iff!/ m������! -05 t7t.li ave., W.  Independent Order (foresters  GPURT VANIXHJYER No, 1828-  Mect������ 2d and 4th Mondays of each  month at 8 p. m., in the Oddfellows'  Hnll, Mt. Pleasant, Visiting breth-  ern always welcome.  H- Han'KWs, Chief Rnuger  M. J. Crbhan. Rec. Sec.  XV} Prlncpxyftreet. O'tf.  A. Pengem.y, Financial Secretary.  287 Kleventh aveuueoa*  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J.  GOARD.  Leave your orders at the Western Call  f  SEEDS  :M  Early Rose,  Gold Coin an J  Burbank  SEED POTATOES  S. W. KEITH  Broadway and Westminster Road  Also large stock of  Garden Seeds  Lawn Grass  Poultry Supplies  &c.  V. Friday, April 2, 1910.  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  |.;.^w5^t.j^..j������j>.j.^>.j.^i.j.^l.5.^t.^������.j^i^.^������j^sj  TORONTO  FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  r  ������������������  *  '���������?  <2������  Hi  Beds, Bed Springs and Mattresses, Dressers and Stands,  Extension and Kitchen Tables,  Carpet Squares, Linoleums, ��������� Oil  Clolli with leather seats, Easy  Chairs, Sofas, Crock.eryware,  Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtains and Poles.  M.  H. COWAN.  Catharine Doyle of St. Paul, Minn,  were united in Marriage by the Rev.  J P. Westman. After the ceremony all  sat down to the wedding dinner daintily prepared by the hostess and a pleasant evening was spent. Mr. and Mrs.  Healey will reside in Nanairao.  parts of a dead language to them    as  ily returned, and sent the word good,  far as we were concerned." j We waited!    They waited!    We wait-  ,We then made a picture of the earth  in relation to Mars and the sun, giv -  ing the earth. Then we made an  enlarged picture of the earth, showing  lines of latitude, longtitude   and   the  Now our real trouble was to bridge' ecliptic. We contanued by pictures of  the gulfs between the numerical and the earth as a sphere, showing contin-  astronomical conversation on the one' ents and oceans. Then we gave them  side, and the regular order of speech, the astronmic position of Mars, follow-  on the other. Much thought and re-' ed by an enlarged figure, showing lines  search followed, and in the end we con-; of latitude longitude and their eclipse,  eluded to proceed on the basis of deal-. We also gave pictures of earth and  ing with the Marsians as if they.were  Mars, showing the ice caps around the  *s>  <&  il^������tSj������>^i^������^)������j������5������.j.tj>.j.^7.j������^i������;.^i������jM5>.j.^i������j.tj������������jMj)|  a  I  I  I  2243 Westminster Ave.'  Near Corner 7th  I  deaf and dumb. So to hieroglyphics wo-  resorted.  On the evening of the tenth day  from oui' last conversation, we were  ready to begin our new order of lessons and appeal simply to their intelligence thru their sight. To this end  we made a series of pictures and with  each picture we send its name.  The was first one was the sun picture.  Then we sent this pingogram number one.  This system we followed up accurately until we had given the names  of all the planets belonging to our solar system, and we represented each in! thought this would lead to confusion,  its true position in relation to earth we answered with O, and quit all con -  arid Mars.' versation for 24 hours.     After a    few  Here again we quickly received the. followed by the O and 24 hours silence,  return messages representing exactly j they gave up, and quietly let us take  our symbols, astronomic figures, and the lead  Avords or names.  We thought of sending pictures of  the human family, but had no guarantee that earth horn man had a material  poles, and named each in turn, not  forgetting the.word ice, which we illustrated by: large icicles hanging to  an old tree trunk close to, and lying  over a running stream in winter. All  these were repeated, and to each we  sent the word "good." At the end of  each conversation we signalled cessation by our symbol O.  We had gone so far that we decided  to make an attempt with, the letters  of the alphabet, and the sounds rep -  resented by each. First it may be remarked that on a few occasions, the  Marsians made an attempt at 6 P. M.  to lead in   conversation,   but   as   we  We gave the characters of the alphabet thus, a b c d e f g h etc.    All these  were  repeated.     When   the  Marsians  attempted to lead, we always sent the  double on Mars, and we did not care  one word "bad", and then the O.     In  I  I  I  We carry a select stock of  High-Class Groceiies, and can  guarantee goods to be always  clean, and fresh.  A choice assortment of all  Fresh Vegetables and Fruits  daily.  A trial will convince you.  .m  I  THE    STORE  O^     QUALITY  Phone 1360  'We save you money'  to confuse their minds on any point, we  could avoid.  So we ventured on a representation  sending the last three letters x y v.,  something must have happened their  plate or machinery, so that instead of  of some things we knew,were common { coming to us thus x y v. they became  to both planets. First we sent a picture. broken.    This we repeated to' them in  of a sea shore.  This we named "sea shore", marking  land and water separately. The Marsians marsographed the representation  at once. We then sent, a picture cf a  j river, calling it a river: also giving  the name of water and of land on the  bank. Again .������ie answer came. To each',owed u "^ the O, anJ quit for the  answer we had regularity replied with' night.'just to teach them that "bad"  the single  word   ..good".   And  always .meant bad.  the incorrect form, and added the word  "bad." Then we sent them thus x  y 7. "good", to show we saw the difference between the two forms.  They sent back the broken x y 2  with the word "bad" attached, and we  simply returned the word "bad," fol-  "good" was flashed back.  We continued the representation of  things on earth, common to both  worlds, until we ventured on trees,  flowers, birds and other organic creatures, all of which were reduplicated by  them. In every case we sent the name  No notion of sound was thought of. or  ntended.    All symbols and signs were  The next evening we began, by at  once sending them the letters x y z  properly made. These they sent, and  tho we did not put in the word "good"  they did so, no doubt tc show they understood the meaning of the symbols  good and bad.  We now ventured on sending a photo of our instruments.  This they read-  ed still. Then they sent, a sign we did  not understand, or rather we would  not reply to, and then cut off with an  0 for the night.  The next night we repeated the photo of our instruments, received it a -  gain, answered good, and then sent a  photo of ourselves, and the instru -  ments, in One picture. When these  where returned, we signalled good and  waited. After a long pause they sent  a photo of their instruments and we  answered good,  powder;"~rub in (ard cold; and beat  eggs and milk; mix into dough smooth  and just consistent enough to handle.  Flour the board, turn cut dough, give  it one or two quick kneadings to complete its smoothness; roll it out with  rolling pin to one eighth inch in thickness, cut with sharp knife into squares  larger than soda crackers, fold each  in half to form three cornered pieces.  Bake on hot criddle eight or ten minutes; brown on both sides.  We sent an enlarged photo of our -  selves which they returned and added  "good", "good." Then we sent a photo of my own face, of my wife's face,  of my hand and her hand etc., to all  which they answered good.  We ceased for the night, and the  the next evening the conversation was  continued by our sending pictures of  men, women, children, dogs, birds  flowers, mountains, rivers, fields, bridges, railways, steamers, cities etc. etc.  After we had given a large list with  their names, we concluded to wait for  them. So at 6 P. M. we sent the sign  ? and ceased. Of course they did not.  know our meaning, hut returned the ?.-  We waited and waited. So did they.  We sent the O and cut off for 24 hours.  Next evening they were ready, but got  only the ? then a long silence.  They began to send pictures, and  symbols we had sent them. To each  we sent the word "bad."    At last they  1 ventured to lead once more, and began  to send photos of themselves, motors,  instruments of many kinds and a host  of things. To each we sent the word  "good," and at last the O.  The next evening we had made such  headway, that we could at once copy or  reproduce every symbol, picture and  photo they sent us. And we returned  everyone they had sent us the preceding evening. ' ,  To each of these they replied "good,"  arid at. the end, repeated good three  I Wood you can BURN f $  ROYAL WOOD YARD  Phono 1644  20 Lansdowno Ave., eastm  Dry Fir            -          - $3.00  lusideFir         -          - 3 00.  Dry Cordwood             ��������� 3 75  First Growth   -          - 3 75  Second Growth           ��������� 3.50  (Cut any length)  Factory Clippiugs  Half Dry Fir   .  Fir Slabs      ������������������ ...  Fir Edgiugs  Ceda   - ��������� -  $3.00  2.25  2.00  1.75  1.75  *  *  t..  gPECIAL PRICES FOR QUANTITIES  TERMS CASH   %  .:������&.>i*:.<Si.:������<s**t2..j������������������:.<&.>^^  JAMES & RINQRG5E  2824 Westminster Avenue.  Are open in evenings to suit their workingmen clients, and offer for  sale the following snaps: ���������  Two fine lots near Victoria Road,  each, $100 down and ?15 per month.  These are a real snap at $375  Four-roomed cottage on Eighteenth Avenue, near North Ann Road,  for $1,800.    Stands on 50-foot frontage.    $500 handles this.  Fine up-to-date bungalow; mantel and open fireplace, tubs in basement.   The price:    $4,850, $1,250 cash, balance 6, 12, 18 and 24 months.  LIST YOUR SOUTH VANCOUVER PROPERTY WITH US AND*"  MAKE MONEY.  "Call" ads. talk 1  ���������K*���������*>���������,*t*Kw3,*���������~>������^''>*>#<,$,><i*>���������>*  Continued on Page Six.  Madam Humphreys  Begs to announce that she is having her  .  formal opening on  Saturday, April 30th  and is offering, about $2000 worth of Hair        |  Goods at j  HALF PRICE j  Goods will be exchanged if not satisfactory. *  PLEASE MENTION THIS PAPER. I  Fairfield Building, f  723 PENDER ST., WEST I  ��������� .   ���������      . %'  ���������>*<Hfc4MJMj.lgwjl4l3N������MJN$H&liwj>#4t^  I  %  ���������  t'  t  %  ���������  f  t  *?  %  BEAVER OIL  COMPANY  IfrmiiBUroal $twri������ of Siwtuwi  R. D. Rorison, Esq.. Vancouver. B. C.  E.. W. LEESON, Esq., Vancouver, B. C.  P. LeFeuvre, Esq., Vancouver, B. C.  W.   E.   GlNDER,   Esq.,   Attorney-at-Law,   San  Diego, Cal.  E- S. PoRTER, Esq., Capitalist, San Diego, Cal.  S. K. Williamson, Esq.. Mining Broker, San  '   Diego, Cal.  W. D. S. RORISON. Treasurer, 786 Granville St..  Vancouver, B. C.  T. Robinson, Secretary, 786 Granville St., Vancouver, B. C.  We Cannot Afford  ���������Exrrulinp  V  E. W. Leeson, Chairman  R. D. Rorison, Esq.  P. LeFeuvre, Esq.  \V. D. S. Rorison, Esq., Treasurer.  T. Robinson, Secretary.  ���������Bankers  Royal Bank of Canada, Vancouver, B. C.  Marine National Bank, San Diego, Cal.  ^nliriinrfi  McLennan & Savage, Vancouver, B. C.  W.  E. GlNDER, Esq., San Diego, Cal.  ������ffirrra  824 Timken Building, San Diego, Cal.  Vancouver Agency, 786 Granville Street.  to waste our time, or jeopardize the public standing  of those officially connected with our proposition, by  making misleading statements.  We confine ourselves to the facts, and if you  desire to invest in an enterprise of real merit, we  would be glad to furnish you with the fullest  particulars, and to have you interested with us,������������������  otherwise, please do not waste your own time or  ours.  The Story in Brief  A syndicate of well-known business men of Vancouver have, by the expenditure of time and capital and the employment of experts, secured an area  of what is believed to be THE BEST UNDEVELOPED OIL LANDS in California.  This property comprises 20 mineral oil locations,  containing in all 3,080 acres. This ground is near  San Diego, which city affords not only a good local  market for oil products, but also good shipping  facilities, and the property is favorably situated  for the construction of a gravity pipe line to the  harbor at a minimum cost.  On this field, the geological formations, the seepages and surface indications cannot be excelled in  California, and its value is the more assured by its  being in direct line with producing areas, having  identical formations.  So favorable were the reports on this particular  property, that, after a personal inspection by members of the Directorate, as large an area as possible  was secured, and arrangements made for the commencement of developmnt work.  THE BEAVER OIL COMPANY, organized to carry out the work of developing this property, is registered under the laws of California, to  do business in that State. It is capitalized at  $2,000,000 in ONE DOLLAR shares. There  is no "preferred" or "promotion" stock, and the  Company commences operations with its valuable  property and plant entirely unencumbered.  All charges for prospecting, inspection; and ac  quiring of this large acreage, the purchase and installation of an up-to-date steam drilling plant, together with all costs connected with company organization, have been met by the Syndicate Membership.  It is proposed to issue to the public small blocks  of stock, as the requirements of the work will warrant. The first of these is for only 50,000 shares,  and, considering the valuable assets of the Company, the price is exceptionally lbw7 These: shares  are fully paid up and non-assessable, the management reserving the right to increase the price, without notice, on any shares that are not taken up.  Later issues will be placed at higher figures.  Don't Mistake Us  We are selling thisstock at a low figure with the  object of proving thevalue of the Company's prop  erty as quickly as possible. When we have  developed the oil in a paying quantity, there will be  no stock issued to the public at any price.  We are convinced that we have in this property  and its development the best opportunity for great  things in the way of business that ever knocked at  our door, and we are backing up this conviction  with our money. If you wish to have a part in  this enterprise and lo share the opportunity with us,  now is the time to get in on ground floor prices.  With the advent of our first strike, every acre  of our holding will jump in value to at least $2,000  per acre. The prices now being paid in Southern  California for semi-developed oil lands are sufficient warrant for the estimate that the Beaver  Oil Company's stock wiil soon be held at a price far  exceeding its par value.  The Midway oil field in Kern County is probably the liveliest spot in the United States today,  all on account of the great oil wells recently brought  in there. Lands that were not worth $5 an acre  six months ago are now selling at $2,000 per acre  and upwards. One of the new wells is producing  $6,500 worth of oil every 24 hours.  The Official Geological  Report      \    .  refers most favorably to ihe San Diego district as  an oil area.  G. W. Magwood, Esq., geological expert, is one  of the latest to add testimony to the prospective  richness of this field. After .spending several weeks  in the district investigating the oil conditions, he  insists that this point is destined to become one of  the greatest oil producing centres of" the Westr  Further, "I have given ten years to the geological  study of formation stratas, and anticlinals of the  different oil field? of this State, and have been in  every field that is to any extent developed, and find  that the oil belt is continuous from Monterey to  the Gulf of California," and "where the big producers are, the formation follows the Coast." Referring particularly to the ground between Del Mar  and Otay (in which the Beaver Oil Company's  land is situated), he states that "the oil strata can  be traced in a line approximately the same distance  inland, and the conditions are evidence that there  are great lakes of oil. OF WHICH THE  GREATEST LIES BETWEEN DELMAR  AND OTAY MESA." In this district the expert finds all the favoring conditions, the lime,  shale, oil sand, fossils, gypsum, sulphur and oil  breaking through, to justify the belief of the existence here of the greatest pool of oil in the State  of California.  Subscriptions for stock may be made through any  of the following agents:  Rorison & Son, 786 Granville Street West.  G. W, Leeson, 329 Pender Street West.  Maxwell & LeFeurve, 2141 Granville Street.  Canada-West Brokerage, 786 Granville Street.  F. J. Beatty, 3 I 7 Pender Street West.  Fully paid up Shares  10 cents  for the- next two weeks. EITHT
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Under the above heading the Seattle
Star publishes the following cuitoiial
in illustration of the utter incompetence of the modern system of justice.
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A most noiable demonstration of the
progress of the judiciary has been given, by that Justice Garrison of New
York, who, in passing upon a verdict
cf $8,500 rendered for a five-year-old
girl whose leg was cut off by a street
ear, said:
"This verdict is too high. The jury
did not take into consideration the
great improvement in cork legs."
In tar-back times, in times of such
judicial minds as Solomon or Daniel,
Jbe judicial action would have been
much more crude. Solomon would
probably have promptly and definitely
settled the difference between plaintiff
and defendant by ordering the left leg
cut off the president of any street railway company that ran its cars so care-
parluient showing the new scheme as
determined by the Council, and to be
able to explain to the Minister of Marine our reasons for this change. This
is reasonable and important. But why,
asks the Professor, is there any haste?
Because our agreement with the G. N.
R. calls for commencement of operation within 00 days from the time the
"conveyance" is made.'.not from the
time the "by-law" passes, so it is necessary to get everything in order by the
time the by-law is to go before the people, otherwise there would be considerable delay.
The Professor also infers that the
bulkhead question was involved with
the agreement with the G. N. R. and
was to be railroaded through on one
by-law. This again is wide of the
mark. The only thing that could have
possibly been in that, by-law was the
agreement with the G.X.K. The other
question could never have been legally
attached and it was never intended to
have been.
He then goes on to say that, the
'scheme" of the Council was to fill in
the balance without consulting the people at all. That secret negotiations
were with other railways to give them
the remaining portim for nothing. This
is so insanely absurd that we almost
doubt the authenticity of the statement. No one knows better than the
Professor that not one foot of city
property can be alienated except by a
by-law voted on by the people. And
further, a resolution was passed at the
last Council meting to submit the
whole question of bulkhead to the people before any action was taken. Again
I can assure the Professor that no
secret negotiations are under way with
any railroad whatsoever. The public
press of the city published last year
interviews with .Mr. Hays of the G. T.
P, and .Mr. .Mann of the C. N. R. quoting them as saying that they would
be willing to lease portions of the bed
of False Creek, and I, for one, would
welcome any further advances from
these gentlemen, as I feel sure' would
the large percentage of the citizens
;n��iiit,a,  gttiUcils, tftgeo    anu     pens     101
birds, and animals, our park should
differ as widely as possible from the
average park.
Its size, its giant towering trees, its
abundant undergrowth, its location,
topography and relation to land, water |
and city put it in just such a position;
and condition by nature as to suggest]
and insist that it. be kept just like j
itself. It should not be mod cut and j
shaped'so as to look like any other!
park on earth. The tourists of great-!
est travel for long years have most un- j
animously laid emphasis on this very ;
feature of our glorious urban heritage, i
Let us suppose a case.    Let. us sup - ���
pose that,  the authorities who .are in j
control of that, wonderful natural phe- j
nomenon known as the Giant's Cause- ���
way in the north of   Ireland   were   to
conclude that this strange child of na-;
ture should be hewn and whittled and
patterned to suit the average sea-shore:
spots of beauty, the fashionable water- i
ing - places.        If an attempt of this'
sort were   made   the   whole   civilised
world would be amazed, and more let- <
ters would get into the press than have,
been written on our Vancouver Park.;
It. is the unique nature of the Giant's:
Causeway that gives the charm and;
holds the permanent attraction fori
men and women of all lands. So it is j
with Fingal's Cave on the Isle of j
Now we have by nature a park j
strikingly unlike all other urban parks
eluding that we shall keep for ourselves, our successors and for all future
ves. our successors and for all future
visitors such a thing of beauty and
differentiation from all competitors
that, we shall have no successful rival.
This is my mind on the matter, is
fundamental, simple and easy of ac -
Jessly as to dismember    little    girls.
Daniel would perhaps figure it out that | The <-..", c'omu.u. a~e thoroughly alive
to the value of the remaining portion
of bed of the creek aud the Professor
can rest assured that no leckkss action will be taken'hut that the public;
interests will be conserved just as
well as when he sat as a member of
the board.
In conclusion the Professor gave a
parting shot regarding secret meetings.
The only secret meetings were held
when the committee were negotiating
with the remaining few property holders (of which the Professor was one)
a left leg cut off is gone forever   and
consequently priceless.
But such decisions belong to an age
upon which we are prone to look down
as lacking in progressive civilization.
Our judiciary, especially, has advanced. We hire jurors to hear evidence and render verdicts,, and hire
judges to set aside what the jurors discover and determine upon.
There has, indeed, also been great
improvement in cork legs and glass
eyes, so great that our judiciary  al-
(Continued   from   rage   one.)
The Trades Council
and its
��� i��
most feels that it is a positive pleasure jtrylng to..get tnem to be reasonable as
to be made halt or blind by a corpora-  ,.ega,.ds   p,.jces.    They   held   out  for
tion, and, of course, the younger you
are the longer you'll enjoy the greatly
improved cork leg or glass eye.
The popular movement in New Jer- j
751,000  per  foot  when   $500  per    foot
would be a   large price compa: ed with
what is actually Leiiig    received    en
jBurrard Inlet.   The meeting when the
.Bey to have Justice Garrison lifted off agreement with the G. X. R. was finally
the bench by Governor Fort is a mistake. Garrison is an illuminated object lesson that can be suffered but not
spared. He lights up the dark places
in our judicial system aimost as brightly and conspicuously as -does Peter
Beside rendering a decision that
ought to be a veiliable lighthouse for
the ship of state. Garrison has found
an excuse for mitigation of damages
that has been wholly overlooked by all
Ihe corporation lawyers, and a fellow
who can do that ought not to have his
judicial light squelched.
discussed was open to the public and
lasted all day, lunch being served to
us in the Council chamber. The meeting at which the bulkhead proposition
was discussed was also held in the
Council chamber, open to the public
and the press. In fact all that the Professor has succeeded in doing is to
cast aspersions on the whole Council
without having made a single statement which would warrant any such
course. He has succeeded in Insinuating into the public mind a mistrust and
an apprehension regarding the integii-
ty of a body of men, without being able
Step by step cur judicirj keep pace  t0 substontiate a single inuendo
ion, could follow coal mines, beef supplies, petroleum, and eventually other
important utilities.
This plank should hi..\e the endorsement of the community in toto or at
least in pair, in working out such u
cheme justice could oc done all parties, and great good would come to a
class that ought to have help from the
whole community.
This is a wise plank, and I bel'eve
would carrv on a plebiscite, if reasonable safeguarded in relation to emergency which from time to time would
and always will arise. My opinion is
that "Eight hours a/Jay" will give al!
the labour that is requited in any community or count ry. In fact. I am inclined to the belief that seven
hours would be nearer the marl-.
I say this on the ground that every
country "should have such hours oi
work as would employ every williiK
and able worker." None should be idle
and if those now idle or mostly idle
were propefly provided for. in all pro-
babiliy the whole national work could
he accomplished in seven hours.
with cork legs in the march of pro
For this reason 1 have deemed it advisable to make this public reply, and
would suggest that the public take full
advantage of the series of pub ic meetings which will be held to discuss the
whole question.
I quite agree with this plank in the
main. But some  modifications should
be inplaced. Criminals, perpetual law
breakers,    illegibles    and    foreigner*
���Aid.    Stevens    Replies    to    Professor  whole question. | should be prevented from voting.    Ii
Odium. H.H.STEVENS,     j these remarks I  refer to the quest ior
In a letter published iii    the    public J ���- j of manhood suffrage prre "nd simple
press of  the   city    Professor    Odium j     While Vancouver has two Parks and j    In addition to the franchise for \vo-
uiakes certain  insinuations  which   re-1 several parklets, there is at the present ��� men i would at once  say  that   every
fleet on the honor and integrity of the   *if��e ��'i!.v* 0,1-e Park known to all the   woman who owns progeny in her owelty Council, which .I cannot allow to : civilised world, and  that is the cause   ,.5^  ought  to be    allowed    to    vo'r
pass  unthaUanged.    It   is    true,    the ' of much discussion at present.    There   whether lier husbat'd Lr- de id or alive
Professor admits, that in  his opinion 'have been some things done in the past. |     Again, suppose we refuse cn-o;ie-ii
some of the aldermen are honest, but ��� hy mills and Park Commissioners that   ion with our Asiatic brother, then w'.-
k.s these are not named wo must take ! we would have otherwise    if it    were   ;s tiie inevitable re-suli'' .lust this ve-������
! possible. The past is done and gone simple process, as telling and <)'>;n"--
! i'nd it is for our present and future sins; to the white wor'w-s as tlie '-^nv
i Commissioners to plan as wisely as
���possible for the days and people yet
. to come.
;    At. present  I  have in  mind to gi"e
expression to just  one thought.     And
k that the reflections h-.-'s on all
In the first place he charges us wi h ;
unduly hohlinir from the public full ia-j
formation. This is akoge-Iu-r aside-
from the facts. At the last meeting of ���
the Council 1 introduced a resolution.:
which was carsivd. authorizing the
comn:i tee to call public meetings in.
all parts of the city to discuss with the ;
electorate the whole question. This,
has never been done before in the his-1
lory of the city, hence does not appear .
ae if we were shirking publicity. ;
He pictures hi start5i :?. language the
rapidity wit!; which the Council movyd '
it; appointing a deputation to go to Ottawa.. 1 L'rant that our actions are not
patterned  after the lethan-.ic metheds
etition above referred "\ cnnri'i" I'rnr
the presece of the orientals in air
What  I  mean  is JhK    Onital   wi1'
I am not vain enough to imagine it is
r.ew either to the public or the Park
Board. It is this :���By nature out-
large park is unique among the parks
of the world's great cities. And if is! a
our place and duty to keep it unique ; 8|
ior all lime to come. j
Now like   many   other   travelers   Lj-
have seen many'    of    the    fine    ur - j
ban   narks,  and   have   been   impressed
bv the sameness too cimnon    to    the
shift from the regions and '���omtrif-s r>"
high priced labour to where labour i-
chean. And let >i�� 1 �����������"��� 'n ti'nd thr-
there is no kind of sh'lled labour th;*'
the Asiat'c enn-not p^rt'orm j>p ^e'r?"
as nerfeetjv a.nd ?s <������ nnprsheasive';*
can ihe white w^rfcer.
(-Viit'irter* onPttr"    ^
When  you  are
hungry think of
T.ave  notice  that I.  John   Ham
mond.   of   \"��'?-u   Island,   oecunatior
farmer, intend *o a'">'v for permission
It is the result of too great   to   nurchase   the   following   described
of past councils and miaht reasonably 1 majority.
Ie expected to somewhat alarm an ex- j a desire to copy and make improve-. lamls:^���
ulderman. But what r< this deputation j ments in any given one similar to the
going to Ottawa for? In the first place , improvements of others,
to get the Ottawa Government to re-j And this is the very thing Vancouver
move the restrictions in the crown i should avoid with the greatest determination. Of course driveways, footpaths, and sauntering trails must
Becessarily be fairly similar. But
epart from these thi��i;s. little breathing   spots,   picnic   oeJters,   seatiags.
grant re alienation of the property
which we are ceding to the Great
Northern and which is necessary before that agreement can be ratified.
Secondly, to file a cew plan in the de-
nifwine at a post , planted at
the South East corner of Pre-emption
Xo. 21.11. being- about 3-4 miles in a
South Easterly direction from mouth of
cre^k in Billings Bay (Nelson Island"
about 1-2 mile from the entrance of
bay- thence North 49 chains: thence
East 20 chains: thence South 40
chains: thence West 26 chains to stake
of commencement, containing 89 acres
April 4th, 191t>.
"When you are looking for
fresh vegetables ;in<l fruits,
yon will nlwnys find ;i largo
asortmoiit here. We always
make the best showing of
green goods on the hill.
Kelly's Special Ceylon Tea;
Big value at 50e. per lb.;
Kelly's price 3 lbs...$1.00
Baker's Cocoa���
1-2 lb. tins; regular 30e.
Kelly's price, per tin.
Rowat's Pickles.- all kinds in
large quart bottles������
Regular 35c.
price, per bottle
Queen Olives, quart bottles,
'    regular   $1 .Oil:    K e 11 y 's
price, per bottle. .... ,75c.
Magic  Btking  Powder,   per
tin    ..  ,20c
Sapolio, per cake.
Gillett's Jijv, per tin...  10c.
per 1 in
We ;ils:o carry
warden    seed.'
.   .  .   . oUv.
full  line
sa:-i:i'ts and  in  bulk.
wants your luisincxs.
good  store
r:ves   von
service, good delivery,
best quality, and sells at
Q. S.
Successors to
Mt. Pleasaiit's Leading
Alderman Hepburn has been blamed
! for entering a 'protest against certain
j "wild-cat."   real    estate     propositions
' placed  before the public.    I    do    not
know   that,  the  alderman     mentioned
any person or company in particular.
If he did not. then it is difficult to see
just why he should be blamed for tiy-
I ing to save the public    from    buying
i foolishly, and being defrauded by those
I who offer lots for sale at. places and
distances where they are not likely to
be used for the next hundred years.
I think Alderman Hepburn and those
who have co-worked with him in this
matter deserve the thanks of the public. It is a fact that "city" or "town
lots" have been sold at inclines and
altitudes dillicult of ascent. Summer
homes among the clouds, far up the
mountains, may be very good for a
few weeks during dog days, but for
real homes and residences the sites are
In the rush of business among the
real estate  men, whsn  investors  and
speculators   are   numerous   and   flush
with money, there is too great a willingness to subdivide lands into lors
which for  many years to    come    are
practically   u^eh'ss.   This    results.    I
think, partly from care'.essness, partly
from real ignorance of    present    ar.d^
heir-future conditions and partly from;
heartless avarice.
' In ibis writing I have no person or/
company   in   mind.    Tbe   real  estate!
men  who are trying 1.0 do an honest j
business will not be angry with me.   If 1
there be those who stow  wrathy    on,',
reading this, t'-en ! Tfirik  the public
would, quick'y adjudge them somewhat,
consciously gui'ty.
Personally, I admire The alderman's.
feRrles? attempt to save the public
from misguided buying of useless lots
and useless: lands.
E. OD1.U.V.
90S Davie St
Phone 6265
Pure bottled Milk and Cream, from 4. W.  Wards's Dairy
Prompt attention to  special orders
Watchmaker, Jeweller aud Optician.
assures you of the best in Watches   Clocks and Jewelry.
Fine   Watch  Repairing  done 'by   an  Expert.
is under the care of a Graduate Optician.    Satisfaction guaranteed.
1540 Fifth Ave., West
Private D��aces.    Geoeral Meetings
PHONE 1.&R3364
For Exchange
10 acres at
Gibson's landing
AuxiSisry Cruisei
317 Pender St w
i   Cor. 10th and Westminster Road
Repairs neatly executed
Hand Sown work a spec.hi hy.
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Elecution, Physical CultuT.e nw
Dramatic Art.   Plays Coached, Eutf"
taiuments Directed, Platform-Recital*
Studio: 992 Hornby Street
Telephone R3535.
FOR SALE���1 lot on Scott Steep'
betweem lSth and 14th. Apply Mrt
Cleator, 2814 Sopkia Street. 46-47
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Where not sold hjr Local Merchants, ve ship
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FaaVHan.1 ?m:.  -n  Frifc /rri! 22: 1910  THE  WKSTER-N  CALL.'VANCOUVER. BPTTT?H COT/PM*RTA.  Good Building Lot on Seventh Avenue,  $2000  66 ft. corner on Cypress St. and Se*> e.ith Avenue,  $4500  67 ft. lot on Seventh Avenue,  $2500  Braithwaite & Glass  Phone 6311 2127 Granville St.  WOMANS WORLD  The advertising companies    in    the  One distressing fea'tu.     belonging par-  city are making money  defacing the  ticularly  to  the older woman   is  ihe  ������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������' 11:  | ADDRESS ALL ENQUIRIES f * *  t =TO= t  W. H. KELLY J  MARKET CLERK J  **���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  To the Farmers.  We* are open to buy for cash all  kinds of Local Home fed meats providing tbe quality is of the best.  Please don't offer us anything else.  FARMERS AGENCY -��������� CITY MARKET  <$*-1*&>*>1?&*1*-<?*-1*C>*-IkI>^  I The   best stock of  ARMS, |  | AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, J  '������ and SPORTING GOODS   can *  * be found at the store of              ������*  Chas.E. Tisdalll  618-620 Hastings St.        %  |.tj).j.t2i������j.A.j.^j.<j).*.i;i.j.(jj.*.t3>������j<  When iii town don't forge*1  that the Globe Hotel is the  nearest Hotel to the Market.  Thoroughly up-to-date and the  .   terms are reasonable.  {  Oswmkmjhant A Ohapntan  r������aKa>������������*a������������������a>������������*������1>������������ ��������� eg mm*  la Inexperienced Hands  *  i  Dressed and Live Poultry  Fresh Eggs. Raspberries  Fed Currants and Cherries  all direct from the farmer  I ho Sooth VaoQoovor Oar'  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  vonr orders.  COOK & ROSS  THE RELIABLE  AUCTIONEERS  Sell all kinds of Live Stock on the  City Market every Saturday  at 10 a.m.  4f+44f44f+444444*4+4+444444*  When we advertise Cream at 10c  per can everyone thought ice. had  struck Rock bottom. Bat look! it-tare now selling 3 Cans for 25c vvury  Cangauranteed.  S. T. WALLACE & Co.  For LAYING   FOWL  CHICKENS call  Walker  and  L.  City Market  streets with billboards. Along Broadway the boards are so wide and high  that all the beauty of Tenth and  Twelfth aveune is shut from view. On  Granville, Pender and Hastings the  boards cover a multitude'of cans, papers, sticks and bones that nature  would soon hide with flowers, which  most call weeds. Young folks, however, always have a period in life of  seeking the outlandish, so Lady Vancouver would forni no exception to the  law of Slowing. It's only too bad her  governesses do not show a ruling hand.  Those bill boards must come down.  * *       ������  Stanley park is glorious, notwithstanding a few trees have been loped  off so the breezineodor distributors  may whiz round faster, and those Who  merely walk need to keep their eye  and ear alert as on (Sranville street,  else accidents will occur, and, of  course, wandering nround the park  afoot will then be prohibited. The  park was made.for man���������not children.  * s *  Two kinds of men exist on tho street  cars: tlie one who stands, when he is  really entitled to a seat, andthe other  who sits sideways on the seat near the  door and takes up extra room, or else  sits at t':e end and the fellow next the  window has to r''mb over when their  street arrives. Perhaps if the public  were less selfish the street car company could give better service.  A very pretty and  interesting bo'1'"  ��������� let in the form of "A Parable," by Dr.  Fraser, is in the book stores.  * *       * ���������  We are grown so soulful that we  may not sit. beside another whose halo  does not match ours in color, thus it is  explained why there is a feeling of irritation when we meet someone we instinctively dislike. It is not the person  at all, it's the color of his soul which  is very likely purple while yours is a  deep r<d. What a happy ground for  divorce this might be.  ������       *        ������  gown being tilted tightly over an ili-  litting corse'.. The result, is cue can  read exactly where that garment begins ami leaves-off and how it is fastened. Another is the petticoat that's  a inch too long in spots. A girl can  wear most anything with her youth  and complexion, but her mother must  look religiously after the details.  NELL.  LOCAL  How long befoie the B. C. E. R. Co.  place the new fenders in operation?  GRADUATE   NURSE   DESIRES    ENGAGEMENTS  Graduate nurse of 12 years' practice  desires engagements; general and maternity. Mrs. Dowling, 278 Tenth avenue east. z  We clean carpets with powerful  vacum dirt extractor; no lifting or relaying. Electric Carpet Cleaner, Loo  Block, 'phone 2127.  A M Watch  May be completely spoiled, or at '"east  injured in such a way that it is ito longer (,'(mx1 for timekeeping Iu our wa ch  rep.iir depiiicment  We Employ only Experts  whose knowledge and experience is  hist class .Every watch we repair is  carefully cleaned aud adjusted and  guaranteed tc keep accurate time.  Bites of insects as well as summer  rushes will cease to give pain if bathed  in borax water, and it is also quite  efficacious in curing burns, scalds and  wounds.  When without ice and desiring to  make pies in warm weather, measure  the required amount of lard and cold  water and beat, them together until tne  lard is cooled.  Bycicle cement will repair holes in  ice bags, but should not be used in hot  water bottles. Nothing short of vulcanizing will repair the latter so as to  resist hot water.  If you have not a fish kettle ana  strainer for holing a fish whole, try the  expedient of placing the fish on the  plate and putting the plate and all on  a piece of cheesecloth.  When the hands get hot and uncomfortably moist it is a good idea to wash  j them in hot water and then rinse them  j in cold water to which a desertspooii-  '..... ui ^.>...x has been added.  !    When milk is burned, pour it at once  I in a pitcher and stand it in a basin of  i cold water until it is cool, when it will  be found to be quite free from the burned smell and taste.  A delicious salad is made by paring  large sweet peaches. Cut a section  from the top of each and carefully remove the stone; fill th-j cavity with  mayonaise and serve in lattice cups.  A crust of bread is best to clean a  sticky bread or cake pan. Never use a  knife or anything that will scratch the  surface and invite more sticking thereafter.  The Mt. Pleasant Livery have moved into their commodious new stables  on Howard St. New outfit and prompt  attention are winning for the firm the  best business of the town. Remember  the place between 9th & 10th on How-  ird Str.  ��������� OVER  66 YEANS*  EXPERIENCE  ATENTS  Trade Marks  Demon*    COPYRIOHT* de.  Anrone tending n uttetrti and description mar  uleklr ucortuin our opinion twmy boOh  ucortuiiT our opinion    )6O0V ooPaMnu  lentfrea. Oldest agency torMcanncpatenu.  Patents taken tBrouah Mann A Co. native  tpieialnotice, without eUana, lath*  Scientific flimrm  A nandaomelr illtntrated wnekly. Ecnrtt *���������.  cnlalion of any Semitic Journal. 'I**,. ������. for  Canada, $MS a year, pontave prepaid. Sold: tr  all newidealeta.  Branch Oflice, C* * St* Waahlncton, D.C.  Very beaut if ul gowns and hats were  seen at ihe Horse Show, many new  novelties that will not wear, and i A small boton of garlic in a quart of  ottoeia that can easily be adopted for j vinegar will give it a mysterious de-  ;he days when the Horse Show is past.! licious flavor, and will also immensely  Among the most charming gowns were '; imrove salads or anything with which  those with a display of gauze, chiffon it is used,  or even the material of which the dress  is made. The Horse Show was disappointing from one point of view, in  having so few good drivers among the  ladies. They seemed nervous, holding  on to their lines for dear lite and letting the horses guide them in place ol  A  refi-eshlng drink    for    afternoon  card parties is made  h' eatial parts of  of ginger ale and grape juice. Serve in  ' I straight, thin glasses, with a marachino  cherry floating on top.  In putting down linoleum or oilcloth  being master.    The old-fashioned    art I have stipes of molding raiied on the  of driving with one hand is better form | edges next to the baseboard. This prev-  than  the American style.   The riders \ ei"������ 'dust from getting under and pre-  wsere more sure of their seat this year j serves the edges,  than last   If we remember rightly last |    Roller shades may bo satisfactorily  an   exhibition   of jclenned.     Remove from the   window,  WESTERN INFLUENCE GROWING  (Sentinel, Toronto.)  It is instructive to notice that at the  present rate of settlement, the three  western provinces between Ontario  and the Rockies will in five years be  entitled to as large a parliamentary  representation as Quebec now possesses. Where, then, will be the necessity ofpoiitical parties truckling to  the anti-British sentiment of the  French element? The west will saw  off with Quebec, and Ontario and the  coast provinces will decide the national policy. It is about, time that politicians enlarged their vision and see the  the importance of catering to the  strongly imperial sentiment of the  viewing west. The small end of the  telescope is towards Quebec; the large  end points to the vast expanse of  prairie. The politicians have been  overwrought by looking through the  magnifying glass the French priests  had turned on Quebec. They are beginning to realize that they have been  made to look foolish.  Large Local Subscriptions.  The committee is concerned  chiefly  in the plan for raising money in Winnipeg and chiefly in arranging the plan  so that it will he equitable, and will afford all those who wish for it, a chance  to get in on the subscription lists.  Preliminary working out. of these lists, together with declarations of some principle men and corporations, show that  there will be no difficulty in raising a  million dollars by stock subscription in  Winnipeg, if so much of this is needed  in addition to that which will be derived from other sources.   Indeed, interest in  the Exposition   is so great  among the men who have looked closely into the project as a great natural  event which will bring splendid results  to all parts of the Dominion, that there  is no limit within reason, to the support the Exhibition will receive anion*.'  business  men and the general public  of Winnipeg.  Postponement a Good Thing.  Although there has been some opposition to the postponement of the Ex-  posilion, it is believed that this will be  MOUNT   PLEASANT  NEW GENE.  RAL REPAIR SHOP  2525J Westminster ATeune.  Bicycles, Sewing Machines Babv.Carriages, Wringers, Guns. Keys' etc*  Liiwnmowers aud Saws ?hurp������iitt<L.  ALL WORK GUARANTEED*  C. C. PILKY  41-41  i HEED & COATES!  GENERAL BROKERS T  I REAL ESTATE AND IKVESTHLKTS t  T *  | 6533 PENDER STREET, WEST.  ������  * Phone 1506 *���������  % It  Baths, Massage, Magnetic, Electric face and scalp treatments  by Scientific Masseuse.  SOB GRANVILLE ST.  0-48  i* " '" t  We are always open to buy first  elan Hay and Oats and always  fleaned to quote   prices.     WO  ��������� hwthoBESTJor woomtw  FIIII0S.tC9.fnt.ATd. Vtirlwttf  ������   WATCHMAKER  143 Hasting W.  Opposite Province  year  they  gave   us  what high jumping   ana    cross-saame i sp,.ead on a table and rub them thor- !(he best thing that could happen, in the  riding would do to a woman who was j onfrhly wirn hea)ed corn mcali wiping !iong ,-������������������.    Beginning with an  idea ol  not horn to the   saddle.   She   slipped j them- off wjtn    a elotn   d,pped   ,n g|l. ! hoId,ng gome sort of ceiebration of the  j and s'id a.,.l was generally .ungraceful, j .eol!ne. j set)Ier)lent of tne Red River valley by  Arrcwroot  will befound more satis-j'���������01(i Selkirk's colonists,    the    projeo:  j factory than corn starch for thici enins; 8,ew lai'8������'' wi,h every    stage af con  ! fruit, sauces or juices to be used with : sideration and will resolve itself, as an  ! sauces. It does not change the liquid, i actual event into a big, comprehensive  [i\br dees it cloud it at a 117" 7        ^exploitation   of "Canada   and   its   re^  sources.   In the first stages of develoj)-  CUT FLOWERS  AND POT PLANTS  in great variety.  F. FATKIN  Altogether this year's horses were better handled and the show was highlj  successful. Now, we are going to plan  summery dimities, organdies and such  and get ready for picnics and ...sailings^  In planning these thin dresses it is  good to remember that the you:ig girls."  gowns must be kept simple, with i1kj  dantiest of tucks and sweetest of lace.  To the older woman'belongs the close-  fitted outlines and heavier trimmings.  "When the color of a. dress has faded  owing to stain from lemon or other  acid fruit juice, a good idea is to touch  the spots with liquid ammonia, whicii  will often restore the color.  Tbe flowers that bloom iu the  Spring are only the forerunners of the  gorjfi'On.s disphiy that conies later.  Make your home cheery by giving  us an order on Snttirclay.  THETlARKET rLORisfs  Land Act  LAND ACT  Xew Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.  j TAKE notice that 1, Irving L. Bain.  ! of Vancouver, 13. C, occupation \vo.;c  I dealer, intend to apply for perniissioi.  1 to purchase the following doscriheu  j lands: Commencing at a post planted  'at the north-east corner of Lot ]:>.  j thence north 20 chains, thence vest m  'chains. 1 hence south "(��������� <.h;;ii:s. t.ienc*  east SO chains more or less to point u  foninie'iicfcnient.  ! IRVING  L.  LAIN.  j     April. 1Mb. 1010.  I'SEismvsssi  Spras'S. Pcrsjpr-,  Ha-vee'-Hg   JHachir.es  Buggies, in tact  cvsr)" tool rcqi.i.-td  or.  de Farm can be purch ise.'at the  Walworth Rolston Stores *f  WESTMINSTER   AVENUE  ���������  XKAR THK MAttlCI-l  4.  Choice Butter and fresh Eggs  ! are all we handle. Ask any of  i the regular customers at the  1 market. They will tell you our  I stock never varies and our sales  keep on increasing. /  VARS& MORRISON  T;|l;p Putin? tii,-it T. \V. .7. r':i>-r"f, cf  V.'iWu'i:'. i-r. IV <".. lui-cfitiUin BrokiT, in-  t'-mi io :ipi.ily fur !n-r:i;i .:-ir>n tn |ujicii;i e  :'.\f   lV>:i(;v."iiin'  <!e ������������������ ���������rl!.������,,i   '-.ucl   :��������� -  ��������� '���������>i:..'!��������������������������� p.i ii... al ;: ;m ; ;. ;iiim.l ;il lie  .'.���������I th-uv t ( ..i-m-r i:*' I'L.ti-ir; ! ������������������ t \ i:'~>,  ��������� is t i������ f- Ka-t i (���������!> cf ll.v.. .-'.I'ucil. iiifii.;i-  .a   l  L'H c-imiii--:  ti.r-m-i.   X'ci-th   41.1  eliaiij   ;  ���������llriice    lul    t    I'M    Cllllil:    :    t'i':!-<^    Ni.'l'tll    -I"  ��������� iiitiii.-:   Ih'.li'/c   V.C t   Z<<   ihaii!-,   lcorc  <u-  ���������r-<-..    10     the    -:||II!V      ii':'-:     iCciK-i-     S<JUI >,-  ...���������������l������������i,ly.   fiillcwint; ti;c   I'-^titnl'.'r  cf  -:0-\  ���������Ill'I-u    liliC.     SO    clliiill--.     !!iC-Vf     ic-     iC.'-S.     tc  ���������>"ini   or   i'cin!ii'.Mii_'i'ili������-j: t.   .ciitaiuiii.uc   !>'iU  H-rcs.  tnnre ov loss.  Yvir.i.i.\.\r .iox-in pa son K.  "f-bmary 4th.  1910.  Ni-w    We  Di-lrii  'OKK  :.���������-  Vuu'iimci-,  ! It.  !���������  LAHB ACT.  truiii.-M.']- !.;:n^! 1 >: -1  l (if New Wi? tniiii.-.'i-  in' that lrj;j Al. .-. ic  !'.. <".. i)-itvrut - !��������� al'  tu    i"'i!!v.ia  1-    t .���������'    !���������.'  COMMERCIAL  THERMOMETER  Prairie Crops Never Put in Under More  Favorable Conditions.  Winnipeg.���������The Free Pi ess presents  its first report of the -eason of l!Ji0,  .-bowing tl;e amount of seeding do:;'.-  and general cor,.lit ion-- ooa April 14  :hroughoul the three western p:o-  vitices.  Some Hi'."   oiTiiiiri^K  were  sent    out  :i!)il  170 ye��������� ::c:: !;���������<'.'"e Lo-'-u  received hy !  wire.    T1k--c;::c     c! iiist'-iliut<-'<l over!  (lie entire s''ani-p:; ���������-. i/i:;  ^c-ii.iis at'.!!  X(  ���������''iiii:."i  i-th.;::-l  ci.a in  .  "n.r~ a! a j'f> -l j  ���������-I'irifi- uf T. 1^.  !':'.i;c  '.���������]���������  ics.   I.'  -1  t:  clJitin-:.,  . chain-,  ! cliairi-;.  i clia.ins.  ; eliaitis.  i c!;aiii-:.  I chains.  j chain ".  ��������� chain ;.  ' ccaiii -.  ' ("-.liM'.'.'  ��������� ncrc  im'!������������������_'  lr.urt-  -nicrc  incrt-  I!I"!'C  met o  1IK-I C  a ^ u i c  .c^v.  The choicest display of Vegetables  ever see* ia Vancosver at less than  Chinaataa's prices aad we eaploy  Mly white lafcw.  SMrth T������CMfer Market fardew  G CUpp. Pw>pri*tflr.  NOTICE  Take notice that'I. Wm. James An- j  r.tt.nd of V-tncoiiver. B. C. occupation ;  Broker, intend to.apply for permission j Hate  to   purchase   the  folowing   described; s^5?.:  lands: ���������  Commencing at a post planted at or  'tear the North-east corner of Lot 2130:  hence Xorth 50 chains more or lejs.  1 -'olowing the AVesterly- boiindary of lxit  SI2: thence 40 chains, more or less,  ���������Vest, on the Southerly boundary of  :.ot 1358; thence 50 chains, more or  iess, South, to North boundary of Lot  2130; thence AQ chains, more or less,  Kast to point of commencement, con-  'aiDing one hundred and eighty (180)  acres, mare or less.  WILLIAM JAMES ANWA.VD.  i  tcrty   tC.-li.')  nr :������.���������-���������*.    W<-   I  (.r le-<     X(.ri.  or    iess.W'e.-t;  r.'T \e;-.   So'.ill  er ies-'.    J-!a-t  <>r le-F.   ^(j'.lt'  ���������ci- l"-s.    We  i  ��������� ���������:��������� le^s.   Si'iUl  Hi' le--.    K'il   t  t     ci.iitaicin^  :    l!!''l:i'r  :   th   !.>.���������:  i h-! nr  :    iiii;i!rf'  t ji'lii'"  :   th.-ii'c  liiei.cc-  1     tl.'.lice  t h'-.i'- e  : th'.-rcc  tu -.iciiit  ��������� i\   I'.cn-.ii  ::ive a  whole.  The  "o::i". ?  ���������.'u::y :.���������  I;ed is  or tv.o  rain.  ft  ir, idea  of  coi.diiions  n  reports    ������!  Of sp-v!".l :  ,e T:l':!lt': <���������;)  lli   ::i^^(l   c;.;i  pc.-ir.ts ate  There   has  the    fiiHov.-i'it  -l-'S i  :h:   !'������������������;'.,   " ''  l'1.   '���������'(-  ���������/!  di-i.'-n snd nr-iy o.:-.-  iic-Tv.aliy in u'-ed o!  bscu   morp   caiefti!  cf  -A|.)il  ncre-1.  more ���������: '��������� '���������������������������  IDA M. S.  DEDOU.  Vr.'.-.C   uf   Ajiji.icat-t.  William John Pascoe. A^ent.  i������������i o.  fuliivatioa th::n usual.  serve the moisture in  S'?c:ic.:is  s!ir\v   wheat  te'.rdiiis: to <on-  the soil. Sr;:irc  up   r'cur   inches.  "���������tii  iura act.  New   We ti;iiri>ter   Land   1j:  diet.  Ui -tric-t ur" New Westminster.  TAKE notice that  Klla L>eboo. d  '.".-ia-  cciivci-.  B.  <.'..  occupation  nurse,   intends  to apply  for permission to purciia.-e  ti.e  futluwititf <!<������ crihed  lands:��������� , . .  f'ommert.'iHsr at a post planted  at   thejtbe difficulty cf s^curin? seed.     The lu-  Xortli'.-a,-t  corner'of T.  L.   2001'i :   shence I  SO  chains,   mcr*  or  less.   North:   tlience  w!;ii<> a numLer of points have wheat  well above ground. Tlie ncrea-e in  wheat acreage will be ia:?e. rnnr.iiijr  from 10 per cent, in .Manitoba to t()  ]iev tent, in Aiteita. There will be  piacTKally no increase in oat acreage:  indeed, when tlie vti-fi is all in there  may Le a'slicbt decrease. Flax is no"  being sown to sa.h an extent as migli-  have  been  expected,   probably  due  to  ment of the Exposition plan, the  amount of money which now easily can  be raised in Winnipeg alone, would  have been quite sufficient to pay for  such an event as the Selkirk Centennial was blocked out to be; now the  case is different and the complete Exposition, with he :r.e :.nd lurc-lgn pr.uici-.'  pa.tion of lbs ciia��������� ��������� ��������� i^r Il..it ';'. w:..  surely be. will involve an outlay of  some eight or ten million dollars.  Plan of Empire Proportions.  The money thus far in sight for this  project of empire proportions, amounts  ;o over four millions, exclusive of win:;,  is to be raised ay ca.'-h subscripiiou ?::  Winnipeg. Kvp.Mualiy. these will Lt  liiom-y enouirh to pay ail Exposition ox-  1 j.enses. nr<] it is the intoation of tin  ���������men \\1ki have tlie ;:iatter in chart:ej to  I work out a plan of Exposition finntue  'ilia; will c-irsuve iKioueh nioicy and  ���������: which a).-"o v.i;i >nv\<)v f.i:- a ilhi-b.-.- d  .'(>:i ;!:> s;o'-!: .-n ;i. It is :.cc. of .eii;sc.  ^������������������-���������r'ain that the committee will i.e ai.le  i to compass the return to investors   in  i the E.������:posi;ion. stock cf anvihiiu;   iike  i  ftl.'e larger part of their investment, bin  I in  formation of    hand    warrants    the  js'atement that the plr.n  that is being  j worked out for providing finances    for  j Canada's first Exposition  will Le cart'-  ��������� fully calculated to produce the best results in procuring the necessary funds  and for making repayment to subscribers so tbe fund. Some Expositions have  made a creditable record on this latter  point, and the Winnipeg committee will  j try to iiiipio\e all previous records.  tawnmowers sharpened and repaired���������Average price 50c.  Pilky's Repair Sliop  2525   Westminster  Ave.  JJVO. 4ACKSON  Scientific Chiropodist  ���������HMIIW*  Corns removed without pniu.  Hours 0 to tf���������Sundays and ct*b-  .-ings-bv appointment.-     ;   "  Phone 33M  Office Suite 305 Loo Block.  *-43  No. 1 Office:  City Market Hail  Open Evenings  S������ chains, more or less. West: thence SO  chains, racrf or less. South; tlience 80  chains, more or less East, to point of  coroniei!c������-meiit. containing six hundred  and forty , 540) aer**. more or l������ss.  ELLA DEBOO.  Nameof Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Dtted tbls IStk day of Ftfcruarj-, 191*. Date. Ayril l������th, 19l������.  Pat:  'Could yer give a man a job.  crease in acreage of thi? grain will be |        honor''"  mainly   confined   to    districts     where j"   Barber:'"Well, can you repaint this  large areas are belt p broken by steam :po,e for me?..  amd will be put in on sprinif breaking, j    pat. -Kejabers   i  Tbe   seeding  c/>ndi:ioi:s   throughout  tbe couiitry at* not only satisfactory. ���������  but they are ������xceptio������fcKy promising.  can, sor, if youll  | tell  me   where  to  buy    the    6triped  paint."���������Punch.  Phone L3110.  liORNE ROAD���������Q.rv\* acre, 121  feet --n Hr>nie Ruad by b'.O feet  d''-". b: ice. . .,'i(0: cash,  i-.;o0:   bab.nce to arranse.  I.'JTM AVE. E.���������S-room house,  stable. A! fini-h. Piice. ?*J,000.  (?ash ���������:-',.30(1, balaiue i\, 12 and  IS months.  CAMBRIDGE ST.���������."��������������� by 122 ff.r  HO t'e?t .rem Powoll St.-eet.  Price ?-!.���������:r,o: cash %\AT>Q. bal-  aiii���������? <>, 12 and IS me.t:iiu>.  PEXDER ST.--.Vear Chrrall.. 92  by i>i feei. v. i: h 4 stores. PJ-urft*  $100,000. half cash, balance *'  months.  ALRERTA ST.���������"-room house-  Price $3.S00; ca������h $790, bar-  ante 1 and 2 years. A good  investment.  Litt Your Property With Kim.  Prompt Attention. s������  WESTERN CALL> VANgQUVER BRITISH COLUMBIA  Friday, April 22, 1910  munity. I  Confusion and  ruinous delay would  j accompany a common use pf the referendum on all occasions.  ! PLANK    NUMBER    NINE.  This is a sweeping proposition. Here  it is: ��������� Absolute ownership    by    the  government of all timber, mines and  | water and all natural resources, with  ; power to lease with conditions for use  I and  utilization.   Now   this   has   never  ��������� been the experience of any nation in  (Continued from page 4) history as far as I can lecall, excepting  Many years ago British capital went j Egypt, and our state is quite different  (Continued   from   Page   one.)  The Trades Council  and its  to the continent of Europe in untold  millions, and built up great industries  which'quickly came into competition  with the factories in the British  Islands. All men '��������� who are fairly acquainted with the rapid growth of industries in Belgium and Germany  know that what 1 say is true. I have  seen manufactured goods shipped to  England from the continent which  goods had been made by continental  hands paid by British capital. This because of cheaper Inborn on the continent. I      !.'  At the present moment there are  millions of money from England in  India, Egypt, Japan and other countries building up factories in these  ��������� i'mds, as the result of  cheaper 1 a b o v. r. And this  henceforth v/ill go on to a larger -extent than heretofore. Then will come  the relentless nemesis of the white  men's mistakes in dealing with the  Asiatics.  PLANK   NUMBER   EIGHT.  The referndum should have a position it does not now enjoy. As a matter  of fact every election, where candidates offer themselves for re-election, and  where candidates offer themselves on  the policy of the last council or parliament, is a referendum. The trouble  with this is that it usually comes too  late. Mostly the harm ov good has been  settled by legislation before the referendum comes to the people.  However, where a new and very important question comes before the legislature, or council, which question  has not been discussed before the last  election, then it might be wise and  helpful to take a referendum.  from that of Egypt when Joseph took  possession of everything in sight, including the human population, in. the  name of the emperor.  Perhaps this plank refers to the timber, mines, water and other natural  resources "not at present handed over  to private individuals and corporations." Even with this limited view of  the case it is doubtful as to the wisdom of such an attempt.  First, let. there be a fair and prolonged trial by the government "in  some large and suitable district." Then  if by contrast the attempt be considered successful and the. plan be pronounced wise by the commonwealth,  expansion of the area and number of  natural resources could follow. We  need not spend a lot of time making j  trial for that which we will never get..  Limit our demands to the realm of  early possibility and reason, then push  forward for them with all our might.  We need to come down from the clouds  and attempt the things within reasonable reach. Afterwards other things  will have come into the region of probability and actual accomplishment. In  my humble judgement planks f o u r,  five, six and seven would  be a bill of "fare sufficiently extensive  for the next ten or twenty years. And  in case the platform were narrowed to  these more important planks, and all  energy turned to their accomplishment, there would be headway made  far beyond what is possible by attempting so much at the same time. Select  the planks that the public are apt to  carry, for the labour unions must, ever i  ������������������ i  fail  unless they have  the support of j  j independent   public.      Many    fail    in  But the use of  the. referendum  on j business   because  they    attempt    too  every occasion, when a few might feel j much.   Concentrated  energy,   thought,  inclined to call for it, would become an  plan and purpose in the realm of legis-  intolerable nuisance and put a stop to'lation are superior in effect to an at-  the wheels of legislative progress. And tempt at. more than can be accomplishing addition, the representatives of the ed by men, corporations or eommuni-  people should be comparatively free ties. Therefore limit and concentrate  to use their best judgement, in hand- to, and upon the more important.  Hng the affairs of the country or com-! PLANK    NUMBER    TEN.  So far as Vancouver is concerned,  this plank is adopted, and in my opinion the present couneilhas gone rather  too far. However tilers is no need of  bothering over this pht.'.se of the matter.  But the rest of the province might  safely go a few steps in the direction  indicated by this plank, and do no  harm. There is room for real good.  The principal is a good one, and  worthy of support. However certain  modifications might well and safely be  kept in mind in the continued agitation.  PLANK    NUMBER   "ELEVEN.  There is not any great problem proposed here. The matter of electoral  districts is one for convenience and  best representation for the whole pub-  li<7 It is and always will be a mixed  question.  Population, or numbers based on  equality for voting, is not good enough.  Mining districts, grazing districts,  large and sparsely populated districts,  cities, towns and agricultural districts  must count in the matter of parliamentary representatives. Equality of  population is impracticable and im-1  possible. It has never been used in any'  nation and it. is unwisdom to worry  too much about "a very minor matter"  before the country seeking solution.  Where flagrant, injustice is done by  allowing a hundred or two to send a  representative to parliament, special  provision could be made for its correction. But even here the treaties and  contracts of past days must not be  broken without very good reason and  a fair recompense,  recomense.  The element in our human makeup  which whispers: ��������� "We have the numerical power, and therefore let us  crush out all opposition, irrespective  of past contracts and existing rights.'  ��������� is in truth a very dangerous and  disruptive element. And as I have  aforesaid, in touching on other matters. I say it again it will work  mischief in the early future, and those  first caught In the iron jaws,of the  retributive nemesis are the poor among  the workers.  "We must respect the past, or be  punished irresistibly hy the future."  Disregard of the past hurls a boomer-  ting that pierces, on its return, the  very life and spirit of those who imagine they can legislate for the future  platform are honestly and intelligently  trying to aid -in the solution of some  very knotty and pressing problems. We  should honor these men who are honestly and faithfully attempting to do  good. In like manner it is but right to  say we think they are striving to accomplish too much at the same moment of time.  In all that is good, wise just and  useful we wish our socialists and  trades unionists real success.  E.    ODLUM.  April 12.. 1910.  SweAfiiSii  (Continued from pageJj)_  COMMUNICATION   TO MAHS  times, to show their pleasure at having  seen us find a method of quick repro -  duction of the message sent us.  Having gone so far we decided to  face the chief elements of the spoken  language. To this end we photoed the  lips, and by pencil illustrated the  i' changes of shape according to the vowel sounds. A long labor was followed  hy perfect success.  Then we undertook tlie consonants ;  a long protracted labor. However we  won, and then conversation became  fairly easy.  To give the sound of O we repre -  sented a photo of the human face, accompanied by a sketch of the mouth  puckered, as when we   make    the    O  sound ; and an arrow to show that air  passed from the    mouth    when    thus  puckered.     The meaning of the aTiow  had been used before    in    connection  with running water pictures, and was  j well understood by the Marsians.    The  I Lr was readily picked    up    from    the  'slight change in the puckered mouth.  S.   the  sibilant sound - character, was  got at.  .f  <s>  ������3������  TRIMBLE  C& NORRIS  ������  *?*  4������  (To   be   continued   next   week.)  **������i*i������t^>������I*������j������������I*<2>*t������iSj������4������*3>*t*4,*I'^,*������*<5,*I*^>**#^****<S,**w^*  Thoroughbred White Wyandotte Eggs for setting, ft.25.  Also   Cockere 1   for   sale.  <2������  Mrs. James  2S24  Westminster Ave. .%  without being bound by much carried i ^^���������^���������^���������^^���������^���������^������������������^^���������^6^  forward from the past. \  ���������   In closing, we are bound to conclude  that the committee who prepared the  *&*  i  *  ������  t  <3>  4  t  &  REALTY CO.  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  2503 Westminster Rd.  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  A BROADWAY SNAP  Between Park and Woodland Drives, good for a  few days only at $3900.. $1600 cash, bal. 7 and  13 months.  A beautiful homesite on 14th Ave., close to the Park  price $3150.   Cash $1050, bal. over 18 mos.  % acre block close to Fraser Avenue Car Terminus  only $1175.    x4 cash, bal. 6 and 12 months.  Mount Pleasant property is being recognized as one  of the best parts of the city for an investment  and we have a first class list of properties to  choose from. You cannot make any mistake  in investing in this Greater Vancouver.  Splendid buy on Fraser Ave., 71x188 ft.  on best part of Avenue for a few days only  $3500  One of the finest houses on 10th Ave.,  splendid view, nothing better on the Hill  We can deliver this for  One of the best trackage propositions  in the city. If sold at once can be handled  with $3500 cash, balance easy terms. Tnis  property is right in among the big warehouses and the price, is  $8000  We have some bargains in lots in South  Vancpuvee on which easy terms can be  arranged.      Call in and get a list of same.  In about two weeks we will place on  the markat one of the finest sub-divisions  in Burnaby. The prices and terms are right  so watch for the announcement.  The PRAIRIE BROKERAGE  2245 Westminster  Avenue  CO.  PHONE 5562  S ������������������������������������t������������������������������������������J������������������������������������������t���������������������������������������t���������������������������������������������t���������������������������������������������t���������������������������������������������J������������������*������������������J���������'���������������������������t���������'���������������������������t���������'���������������������������t��������������������������������������������������������������� s  *? i  j   A7CKI IBV      UBltTiur      ituik   A  I  OAKLEY   HEATING   AND  SHEET rjETAI. WORKS  . Qar. Zuohoo and Ninth  Hot. Water Heating a Specialty.  Hot Air Knruaces���������All kinds  Cornice aud Sheet Mefcnl Work.  Seventeen years business standing  in this district.  Trimble  & Norris  *x  i  *  fa  i  I  i  ?  T  1  i  *  I  &  m  i  I  4  i  ���������t  *  i  &  i  ���������&���������������  A  ������  : *���������.  :������*  i *  if  1  ;������s������  i���������������      .      .7."      .".     ""'"'*   ������������������"'"���������       .> 1 i...rt1.,Ht,...������>.t.A...tJw..t>������.0^  There is  FOR  in this  ���������'ir.V **** '  YOU  75 feet by 9O feet on the  Corner of Eighth and Quebec  A Splendid site for an Aparment House  The cheapest buy in the whole neighborhood  Only $14,000   -   Easy terms  ll.ll.  ^7 Pender  Hill.  Vancouver .,  '-'/- ?,;..,���������'. #'/���������.-> :v'A;  THW WJWTKRN CAbfc. VAKfiOWB*. BH1WSH COLUMBIA.  LTD.  Head Office: Dominion Trust Co. Building, Vancouver, BX.  Branches:  56 Gresham St., London, E. C, Eng.    Lands Dept.: Manhattan Bldg., St. Paul, U. S. A.  PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS  REGINALD C. BROWN, Vancouver, B. C, Director Graham Island Collieries, Ltd.  L. D. TAYLOR, Mayor of Vancouver.  II. H. STEVENS, Vancouver Alderman.  F. R. STEWART, Wholesale Merchant, Director Dominion Trust Co., Ltd.  ALVO VON ALVENSLEBEN, Vancouver, B. CI, German Consul.  W. A. RANNIE, Vancouver, B. C, Contractor. Director Graham Island Collieries, Ld.  CECIL W. STANCLIFFE, Vancouver, B. C, Merchant.  F. II. LANTZ, Vancouver, B. C, Capitalist.  S. G. FAULKNER, Vancouver, B; C., Director Western Steel Corporation.  J. L. KERR, Vancouver, B. C, Cashier Confederation Life   Assurance   Co., President Graham Island Collieries, Ltd.   G. M. GIBBS, Vancouver, B. C, Capitalist.  G. M. Gibbs, Vancouver, B. C, Broker.  S. J. Castlemau, Vancouver, B. C., Capitalist.  R. G. HARVEY, Vancouver, B. C, Loewen & Harvey, Real Estate.  E. W. MACLEAN, Vancouver, B. C, Capitalist; Director Dominion Trust Co., Ltd..  E. W. LEESON, Vancouver, B. C. Wholesale Merchant.  W. II. K. RUSSELL, Vancouver, B. C.  F. II. STOLLARD, 56 Gresham Street, London, B.C., England.  SOLICITORS���������MeKAY & O'BRIEN,, Winch Building. Vancouver, B. C.  AUDITORS���������CLARKSON, CROSS & IIELLIWELL. Vancouver, B. C.  BANKERS���������ROYAL BANK OF CANADA, Vancouver, B. C.  SECRETARY���������F. C. WILLIAMS  :������    "���������/  This Company has been formed as a medium to furnish' capital7to establish and  extend sound and thoroughly approved INDUSTRIAL and MANUFACTURING INSTITUTIONS IN VANCOUVER; also to acquire either for immediate resale or  development, large tracts of farming, coal and mining properties, amlto bring these  vast industrial possibilities convincingly before the investing public here and abroad.  The character aud possibilities of the propositions undertaken will have the*  benefit of the careful investigation of the'company's experts and the final approval of its Directors before presentation to the public. ^This wil be invaluable  alike to the enterprise, and to the investor.  Real Estate Values Must be Maintained and  Developed by Stable Industrial Enterprises;  The commercial and industrial'progress of a community is the only basis of  true value.  Industrial enterprise makes payrolls.  Payrolls make a city.  Industrial enterprise swells the population; gives life to trade; puts money  into circulation, and increases the value of property.  It underlies all wealth.  An Era of Great Industrial Development is at  Hand  The opinion���������nay. the positive conviction of the greatest financiers of the age-  Lord Strathcona. James J. Hill, Lord Northcliffe, Sir Thomas Shaughnessy���������openly expressed iu the public press���������as to the incalculable wealth and inevitable future  of our great natural resources, are in a way a justification for the present high  real estate values, and even of values far greater, but. only when supported by  Die actual commercial and industrial development essential to true prosperity.  Organization Department  Few people appreciate the almost, multitudinous undeveloped resources of this  province���������resources that require capital and capital alone,"to awaken to productiveness. ,.....-  Our vast wate" no\v������>p wiil develop many million horse-power.  The imir.eikse coal fields with their supplies for hundreds of years to come, will  give heat and energy incalculable.   Power is cheap.   The supply is inexhaustible.  Practically, all kuown minerals are mined in the Province.  Ti*nber is obtainable in any quantity fvr almost any purpose.  "'   The sea and the rivers afford the ehok-est quality of fish.  The high average* temperature encourages continuous activity in nearly all  lines of industry.    It gives open harbors the year through.  These vtst^possibilities are now handicapped by lack of capital.  And This Capital Can Be Obtained  as soon as the investing public at home and abroad realizes the enormous opportunities offering in the industrial field of business enterprise.  Through the London Office of this Company  a close touch will be kept with British cap'tal, with a.view to flotation and issue on  the European markets of propositions too large for the local market.  The profits of British Columbia enterprises are becoming keenly appreciated in  the Old Country, aiid the Company's arrangements for introducing new capital have  been most carefully made.  Through connections in St. Paul ..large tracts of British Columbia farm lands  will be placed before the ever-increasing community of American settlers migrating  from the older states to the Northwest. Already a large interest is being manifested in the wonderful fertility of British Columbia soil, and its temperate climate.  Investment Department  The same care and thoroughness that is given to every branch of the Organization Department, will be applied to the Investment Department, where local client*  may feel confident that any funds invested through the company, are placed only  in enterprises of the highest character and promise, such as the company itself is  prepared to underwrite or invest in.  It is the aim <*f the Company to become the standard investment exchange of  the province, where, through the most modern and efficient system applied to every  branch of its business, and the most careful scrutiny of every proposition handled,  investors will be protected as.,much as it is humanly possible to be, while sharing  in the great industrial progress that is taking place iu British Columbia to-day, and  that will continue for many years to come.  Factories Must Come to Vancouver  "In five years" is the official announcement of the Vancouver Information and  Tourist Association, "Vancouver should become the greatest manufacturing centre  in Western Canada and in the lifetime of many now living, one of the foremost on  th's continent.  lint this will not come to pass without effort. Despite our unrivalled natural  advantages, if the people of this generation want to see here "a forest of tall  ���������ehimuey,s,7',in, their. ..time, they will have to get busy.  Other cities are not sleeping on their opportunities or making a secret of their  advantages. The biggest and most prosperous, as well as the younger, among  them are reaching out for things that will do them good���������and are getting them.  Vancouver should: do the same���������and do it now. Delay in this, as in most other  matters, is dangerous. Cities could be named whose phenomenal early progress  obscured the need of such action. But the need existed, none the less, and the  cities iu question reaped the harvest of th������ir neglect of it in an abrupt cessation of  growth and shrinkage of realty values and revenue that had nothing to justify them  in. what  were  practically non-producing communities."  This Company, under the most experienced management possible to obtain, and  backed by business men of Vancouver of the highest integrity and ability, men  whose lives have been spent in the advancement of our Province, will endeavor to  put into practical operation the aspirations of the citizens in bringing about this  era of commercial and industrial activity. In this space, from time to time, an-  iiouiueuHiits of the organization or l'eorganization of manufacturing coueerns will  be made, ami mtr representatives will call upon the investing public of the Province, showing in more detail than is possible by advertisement, the opportunitien  whicii these commercial propositions offer to the conservative investor, giving absolute security and at the same time advancing the interests of our City and Province.  Every proposition, either for Organization or Investment, will be care fully considered, and the small investor will receive the same courteous attention as the  capitalist.  ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COMPANY.  REGINALD C. BROWN, LTD.  DOMINION TRUST BUILDING  VANCOUVER, B. G THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVE  R, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Local and  Dv.   Dawson���������you���������Mount    Pleasant  church���������.May'2, 3. 4.  Aid. Stevens Utile son underwent a  successful operation on Thursday.  ���������Mr. T. Amniuls. 2V:!2 Quebec street.  lias returned from a business trip to  Prince Rupert.  If you wish to subscribe  drop a card to the office.  ���������Mr. II. Patterson, of Seventh avenue,  has returned from Nanainio.  Have you met the genial manager ol  the  Union  Bank?    .Mr. Hopper,  allow  1110.  TUrs. John Jackson, 1M6 Eleventh avenue. Mount Pleasant, will not receive  again this summer.  (WEDDING BELbS|'r?���������r  Tl is reported ihe intermediate Maple Leaf Lacrosse club will not reorganize for the summer.  John Hermann Mogk and Miss Annie  Holmes were united in matrimony ou  Wednesday at ~> p. m.. hy Rev. S. Ev-  erto at his residence, 2."J0 Thirteenth j ������,  avenue east. Mr. and Mrs. Mogk will  reside in the city.  Mr. S. Becker and family oi' Thirteenth, avenue have moved to I heir  new home, 024 Tenth avenue west.  The Mount Pleasant Heaver Baseball  club, it is reported, will maintain a  team in the city league this season.  Mr. and Mrs. 11. S. .Morrison have  moved from Richards street to 24 Thirteenth avenue east.  <v  V  *  *  *���������!  ���������>  I'1  *���������*  Mrs.  W.  Tl.  Verse  and   Miss  Verge  are   at  home   again   after  a   pleasure  'trip spent in Seattle. Tacoma and Portland.  The quarterly hoard and Ladies* Aid  of Mount Pleasant Methodist church  entertained the choir of the church at  -a'social on Thursday evening.  The young people of Mount Pleasant  Methodist church, held a social on  Tuesday evening.    ���������  HEALEY-DOYLE  On Tuesday evening at. the home oi  Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Healey. corner  Tenth and Quebec, tlie wedding of Mr.  I'Ved II. Healey and Miss Irene Catherine Doyle, of St. Paul, took place, the  Rev. .1. P. Westman performing the  ceremony. Miss Edith Healey attended the brid'! and Mr. George Healey  supported the groom. A dainty wedding supper was served after the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Healey wil!  make their home in Nanainio. P. C.  The High School intermediates and  girls played the Presbyterian intermediates and girls Thursday evening in  the basement hall of Ihe clnirch.  KODAKS  We are headquarters iu Mt.  Pleasant and Hillcrest for  Eastman's Kodaks  Films  Velox Paper  Post Cards  General Supplies  We Save you Time and  cTWoney.  Hillcrest Pharmacy  (E. R. GORDON, Chemist*  3214  Westminster Ave.  3!ear 10th Ave.  THE ROYAL BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY  2 STORES  430 WESTMINSTER  AVE    (Opp. City Hall)  MT. PLEASANT, COR. Broadway and Westminster Av.  THE ROYAL is now the Leading Store in the East End for High Gas3  Bread, Cakes, Pastry, Confectionery.  SPECIAL-ROYAL CREAM BREAD 5 cents a  Loaf  MADE  BY  OUR   OWN   EXPERT   BAKERS  THF RflYAl   vOPP. CITY HALL)  lfl������ nUlHL BROADWAY AND.WFTM1NSTER AVE  V *  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  I94I Westminster Avenue     -     -     -     Phone 3973  Fresh Butier, Kg^s aud Buttermilk  Try our Orange Creamery Butter at 3 lbs. for ������1 00.  We call twice n week in every part of the eity.  A meeting for the purpose of organizing a*lacrosse club was held in the  rending room of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church.  Jlc. Riatch of Barrie, Out., is visiting his brother, Mr. James Riatch.. corner Eleventh avenue and Quebec  street.  Mr. and Mrs. R. II. Richardson and  daughter, of Afelita, Man., who have  moved to Vancouver, were visitors at  the home of Mr. F. Thompson Sixteenth avenue east.  Mr. James Fish, of Valdez. Alaska, a  pioneer of that country, was the guest,  of his niece. Mrs. James. 2824 Westminster avenue, the past few days.  r  i  DR. W. J.  I  Scott & Gibson  2152 Westminster Avenne  PAINTERS, PAPERHANGERS AND DECORATORS  Great English Preacher,  Orator and Lecturer.  IN  I  The latest designs in Wallpaper.  Estimates given on all kinds of Paiiifing, Pa perlia lining aud  Decora Hug.  Mayor J. Munro and wife of Chilli-  wack, B. Care the suests of Mr. and  Mrs. W. II. Mason, 106 Eighth avenue  east.  The Mount Pleasant Baptist congregation has arranged to meet in Oddfellows' hall for the next .two weeks,  when it is expected the new church at  the corner of Tenth and Quebec will  be ready for occupancy.  "There will he a meeting of the young  ladies of Mount Pleasant. Baptist congregation at. the home of Rev. and Mrs.  Everton, 250 Thirteenth avenue east,  Thursday evening to complete the organization of the Young Ladies' class.  ���������Mrs. Nellie Martin, family and gov-  :;erriess, of Westmount, Montreal, en  route home from California, will arrive  this evening from Victoria. During  'their stay here they will be the guests  of Mrs. Thompson. 54 Twelfth avenue  west, and other relatives.  Mr. Sam Pritchard. of McDowell &  Kinnis, a well-known Mount Pleasant  young man, left. Friday for the, old  country on,a few months' trip.  A meeting will be held in the hall of  St. Patrick's church for the arranging  of the formal opening of the hall on  tlie 27th. A concert and social is being  arranged.  Owing to the illness of Mr. Laidlaw.  140 Twelfth avenue east, the choir of  Mount. Pleasant, Baptist church will  hold its regular practice at the home  of Mr. Milne, 54 Eleventh avenue east.  RAISED $700  7The W. M. S. of Mount Pleasant  Methodist church met on Tuesday afternoon and reviewed the work for the  nast^ year.^.This^society has grown in  numbers, and during the year raised  $700.  J MOUNT PLEASANT BASEBALL  On Tuesday and Thursday night s the  Mount Pleasant senior baseball team  will practice on the Bridge street  grounds. The following players are  asked to turn out on Thursday night:  Crookall. McCortey, Tripp, Hamilton,  Dodson, Towler, Mahin. Roberts, Morrison. Mcl.eod and all players not, connected with any ball team in the city.  The illustrated lecture to be given in  the Mountain View by Professor ileth-  erington on S00 miles' trip north, is  one that, every person interested in  our own country should see and hear.  The value of this lecture and the worth  of the views shown cannot be estimated.^ It^ should be given and shown in  every school in British 'Columbia if  possible. We consider (and we have  seen the lecture) that the school trustees of Vancouver would be doing a  great benefit to our young learners  were they to have this lecture given to  the combined schools in some large  auditorium. Don't miss this if at all  possible.  3;Q0j._nv and 7:3jjjg._ro.  May 2nd, 3rd and Jfth  He will lecture in the same place.  v Read of him.       Learn of him and  you will hear him    .    .    .    .    .  m STRONGER SPEAKER ON THE PLATfURM TO-QAV.  PLAN TO HEAR HIM.  MOUNT  PLEASANT  Up-to-Pate HARDWARE STORE  Spring Renovating  We wonld like to supply your wants.  WE HAVE^-^^gfr^  Curtain Stretchers  Step Ladders  Carpet Beaters  Alabastiue  Brushes  aud almost anything you need in that line.  W. R. OWEN  Successor to J. A. FlCtt> 14(J.  Mt. Pleasant  2337 Westminster Ave. Phone 447  Liquid Veneer  Paints  Oil Stains  Yaruish Stains  $  Mr.  Dawson is in Wesley Church next week conducting  Evangelistic Services.  Oscar Kidd  Between Sixth and Seventh  Avenues  PRAUTlCAl HOHSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  " and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  TEAM   ORGANIZED  A lacrosse team was organized Tuesday evening in connection with the  Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Athletic  club. The following management committee was chosen: .7. Campbell. D.  Johnstone. Dougal Campbell. Thos.  Smirl and Bert Terryherry (secretary-  treasurer). Delegates io City Intermediate league: .Messrs. Duncan Campbell ami Norman Somerville. The  colors of the team will he the same at-  the club���������purple and white. Wednesday and Friday nights have been secured for possession of Bridge streei  ; grounds.  Obituary  WM. COOK, aged 20 years and a  machinest by profession Died at St.  Pauls Hospital Wed. April 20th. Deceased was a member of the Sons of  England having lately come from  livantford. The body is at Greene &  Simpson parlors.  Arrangements in change of the Sons  of England.  .r. .lAMES RUSSELL, the funeral of  "i'l?, Cordova St. East took place from  Oreene & Simpsons Parlors at 2 o'clock  Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Dr. Fraser  conducted the services.  ICC CRW1  WEATHCR AGAIN  %  I  %  %  %  %  We have   again   opened     and l|i  % are ready for the  *      "SQOAWATER" Days.  Our Ice Cream is made of pure  fresh Cream.  Orders taken for parties. Socials  etc. at. wholesale prices.  %  %  I      ..- _���������_���������  If it is  First  Class  SHOEMAK  INQ and SHOE REPAIR-  INQ  ~  yon want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  ������ (Near Broadway)  We guarantee our wont to be aa go*|  as any in the city.  B.c. Ornamental Iron and Fence  Company, Ltd.  PHONE 6571 COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  l| Independent  11 %        JJrug  j$tore  ~" (Lepatourel & mcRae)  I  I Cor. 7th & Westminster  * Avenues  Russell & Kayi  CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS  Plans and Estimates Furnished  148 11th  Avenue, Wesl  SPECIAL  For a collection of Hardy Flowering Plants all in Separate Colors,   12 for $1.00,   will flower this season  ALSO A BARGAIN IN POT PLANTS,    12 for $1.00,   ALL FIRST-CLASS GOODS  PHONE R2196 Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE


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