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 ^".v, Legislative/{o^s,. ���������;'���������  .^> ���������������������������        ^/--\  iv^tor,a-b;3  :Vr  ARE YOU ON OUR LIST?  NO! WHY?  SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 A YEAR  IN ADVANCE  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia,   JULY 8,   1910.  No. 9  HERE AND THERE  PUBLIC PARKS.  The question of public parks is also of very grave importance  because of tlie fact that now only can we expect to secure sufficient  j. park areas at reasonable figures, and also because of the moral  I effect upon an urban community which have ample public parks  and  play  grounds. *  The difficulty which is now being experienced by the city of  Vancouver in securing parks should be a lesson to ira in dealing  with the question of a "Greater Vancouver."     It is suggested that  ''Little  Mountain" be secured and cleared up as a large public  I park.    The situation is ideally imposing.    The view is unexcelled  |\ on the whole peninsula.      The difficulty however, is that neither  South Vancouver or Port Point Grey have the power to purchase  parks under the Municipal Clauses Act, so that as long as they  remain in their present shape no park reserves can be secured. This  is positively alarming, iu view of the enormous figures which will  necessarily have to be paid in future years for park areas which  eould now be secured at reasonable figures.     Again we urge, look  into the future aud provide for the needs and convenience of those  I; to follow.  OF SEWERAGE AND WATER.  The question -of adequate provision for sewerage is one of su-,  jjpreme moment and demands most careful consideration. In thi.s  [/regard the joint committee suggested can "do yeoman service.  tThere is a very large population now in South Vancouver iiinned-  liately adjoining the city and this vast district, is practically without  sewerage. It is absolutely essential that early and decisive steps  [be taken to meet this condition,   both   as to providing sewerage  facilities in these outside districts and also in taking care-of it in  lthe eity, for it must be remembered that the City of Vancouver is  leompelled to take this sewerage from the natural drainage grade of  |}he country.  Again, in regard to water supply, it should be remembered that  fit all comes from practically the same place and system, and it is  highly desirable that it should be under one control.       *>  [���������'j      What .applies to South Vancouver applies also to the other districts.      From the standpoint of-health, from4he standpoint of  future convenience, it is imperative that some joint action should  je taken and no insgnificant petty matters' of detail should stand in  te way of consummating some definite plan mutually satisfactory  tod efficient.  CONSOLIDATION OF FRANCHISE.  As already intimated,  Vancouver    has been prodigal in  her  healings with her valuable public franchises.    Train car. gas coni-  l'miv, and telephone company all share wide.open, agreements with  ie city.     In the case of the tram car agreement, it expires in 1918,  |jit the company are entrenching themselves so thoroughly in the  irrounding disriets that when the time comes, for Vancouver to  [eal, it will be found that we are in a hopelessly complicated conation.     The B. C. Electric claim a perpetual franchise in Hastings  ,>wnsite and D. L. 301, and laugh to scorn the order of the Provincial Government limiting ���������them to twenty-one years in these dis-  I'icts.     They have a forty-year franchise in South Vancouver nnd  Jre now dealing with Point Grey for a forty and a ninety-nine year  franchise.     Thus it will be seen that if this company secures this  franchise they can operate from New Westminster and control the  rhole territory except the^ City of.. Vancouver,, but what value will  l������t be to the "eity if we have to pay double fares immediately oin-  \ile of our present restricted boundaries.  Point Grey holds the key to the situation, and if they will  hfrain from granting their franchise until such time as these dis-  jjicts can get together and discuss the matter, something may yet  done.  It seems, upon first blush, to be rather impertinent to suggest  Jat Point Grey should hold oil: pending some adjustment, but it is  I equal importance to Pont Grey with the other districts, that some  ISps should be taken.to shackle this octopus which is fastening its  Irtacles upon the whole country with but little restrictions. There  Tapparently an opportunity at this time to readjust the terms so  jilt a uniform franchise can be granted to the whole of Greater  fancouver. The eity franchise could be extended for a period, of  tars and the other franchise reduced to comply with it, and by a  [tie sane give and take we might be able yet to make an agreement which would be mutually satisfactory to  people  and  eom-  uiy.  *   ���������  Greater Vancouver  The exuberance of youth and the intoxication of extreme prosperity has almost completely captivated the public mind in and  around Vancouver. To such an extent;-.'is this so that it is plainly  discernable in the business methods of her merchants, in the buoyancy and optimism of her real estate brokers, in the recklessness  of her citizens in their investments and above all in the carelessness  with which most of the public franchises have been granted, showing an almost utter disregard of the future, so long as some immediate, visible, material benefit is secured.  In contra-distinction to this spirit of recklessness is the movement towards the establishment of a "Greater Vancouver." which  has taken on a practical form in a resolution introduced at the last  meeting of the Vancouver City Council by Aid. Stevens, calling for  the appointment of a special committee of four to act with similar  committees to be appointed by South Vancouver. Point Grey, Hastings Townsite and District Lot 301, for the purpose of "discussing  and securing the reorganization of this whole district under oiie  civic government, to arrange a comprehensive sewerage and water  system, to secure adequate park allowances, to obtain a consolidation of the various tram car franchises, and to discuss such other  matters as may be mutually desirable."  This is easily the most sign-n.caut suggestion which has ever  been made in the history of civic government in this province and  is distinct from, the'ordinary" procedure in that it looks far into  the future and seeks to provide for the establishment of a system  of government which will guarantee to future generations a proper  safeguard for their interests.  It is, to be hoped that all questions of local preference may be  eliminated from the minds of those at present holding public office  throughout this extensive district and that they will approach this  all important problem from the standpoint of the greatest possible  benefit to the whole of the people both now and in years to come.  To the credit of the Vancouver City Council it may be stated that  this resolution was passed unanimously, and thus the suggestion is  fairly launched. Reeve Pound of South Vancouver has expressed  his willingness to enter into the scheme,'as also have a number of  councillors of other parts.  It apparently is up to Point Grey to turn down their franchise  present in the interest of the. whole and as Ave firmly aver also iu  cur own interests.       The opportunity is now before the He"f.orato  I th;i: po:i'nsula to lay the foundations of a city Avhich shall be a  lode! to the whole-Empire.as far as eaieient and equitable govern-  |etit is concerned and Avhich. because of its beauty and eoir.mer-  d importance. Avill be the object of pride of our Dominion and  {miration and respect of our rivals to the south.  Nature has been lavish iu her gifts. In climatic conditions  are distinctly favored, being freed from any great extremes of  fat or cold, neither do Ave get excessive Avet or drought, thus mak-  anv epidemic of disease a remote danger. In topography Ave  [ye an ideal site for a eity. Just sufficient elevations to provide  Icellent drainage and to ensure good r?sidential locations, having  veritable panorama of the most beautiful character. Our water-  iys and harbors are unequalled anywehre in the Avorld and posi-  [ely gurantees a great traffic in the near future. In every con-  Jvable manner nature seems to have excelled herself in her efforts  ['provide for the needs and comforts of a great city here in the  latewav to-the Orient." It is therefore a tremendous responsi-  lity AA-hich rests upon those who are now laying the foundations  [this city which is to be, to see to it that they build well and truly.  Every discount of the future Avhich we are party to now for  [mediate gain is an act of treachery towards our posterity. We  Id these great natural advantages of position an.d time in trust for  future generations, and our conduct Avill largely determine their  Ippiness. comfort and life. Are Ave big enough for the position  are heirs to? Shall we be patriots or mere grafters and para-  js?    It is up to us.  PUBUO MORALS  The time has passed when it is any longer dangerous for a  public man or a private citizen to openly oppose vice.   The principles of private morality have been so assiduously advanced that  to-day vice is looked upon as being disrespectful and is highly unpopular.   The attack of the gambler, the tippler, the prostitute, or  the thug is up longer effective in W^ti^g the/charaeter and reputation of a public spirited citizen, iii Met tobe denounced by this element is tantamount to a guarantee  that   one is doing their duty.  There was a time, however, when it was all a man's life-was worth  to attack vice in its various and hideous forms, but that day is practically gone.     Are Ave then to conclude that the great battle for  pure public morals is Avon?    Are there no more moral foes to fight?  If Ave Avere to listen to some of the pastors of our leading churches  and to many of our most prominent public men. we might be forced  to accept that conclusion.   The difficulty is that Ave fail to discriminate between "Personal Vice" and "Social Sin.'' The news that some  Avreteh has snatched a lady's purse in some outlying district, Avill set  the Avhole city agog with a desire for the apprehension of the villian.  Mut "syndicates" may exploit the public domain to their hearts'  content (which seems to be insatiable) and not a Avord is uttered  against it.    If some poor creature becomes the victim of drink or the  drug habit, he is branded as an inebriate, and society relegates him  to the "unreliable," the "disreputable" and the "undesirable."' He  does not count as a factor iia society, but is simply a part of that  nLi.scellaneou.s,,extraneous.unatter-,--Avhich.-accu.inuiate-s-.a.i)out---all...()i----  gunized  bodies, the "flotsam and jetsam" of humanity.    But let  some good-hearted moral citizen sell himself to a corporation and  he mounts to the very pinnacle of social eminence.    He may bribe  a whole electoral district by emloAving a college, by making a gen-  ero:iis donation to the hospital, the Tourist Association, the Apple  Show, the Orphanage or other prominent public institution, and at  the same time be quietly dipping into the public purse and extracting  some valuable franchise, or. perchance, the. title to a portion of the  public domain, and he is heralded as a hero.    He -will be lionized  by society, and. advertised in the public press as a great benefactor  to the ..eo:ni muni ty. and will Avalk tlie streets Avith his head in the air.  Avill be Avelcomed at the clubs and the homes of citizens.  We haAre recently been horrified by the murder and attempted  murder of several victims in the Italian quarter. The Ihoiurht ol"  the smoking revolver and the blood-dripping knife and the niiitilat'v!  victim has sent the cold chills chasing up rind doAvn our .spine, but  we view Avith perfect equanimity the murd reus contrivance on on-  street ears which is daily joopardmng the lives of our children and  frequently crushing their innocent forms to  mass of pulp.  A Dr. Hyde. Avho avouUI inoculate his patients Avith typhoid  germs, is considered Avorthy of the electric chair, and justly so. Hut  the landlord avIio derives a sumptuous living off a tenement house,  whose unsanitary conditions breeds fever and disease, is considered  a successful and reputable citizen. In the former case there is om  victim, in the latter there may be scores and may last out a life-  tim" Again. Ave reiterate Hint the great fault of this age is that we  condemn the personal, individual vice, but we condone some of the  most monstrous and invidious public sins or crimes.  The man Avho snatches a purse is limited in his opportunities by  time and place and circumstances, as well as by the risk he runs, blithe man who snatches a large and A-aluablc public franchise or portion of the heritage of the people, is not limited in any Avay. the  more successful his operations the larger the grab, the greater the  magnitude of his bribe, the higher will he climb in the social scale,  the more deference Avill be paid him by his victims.  The great bulk of the citizens are occupied in disputing about  this or that religious form. or. shall avc abolish the bar. or shall avc  prohibit the sale of intoxicants altogether? They are spile up into  political factions, one faction contending for "tAveedle dum." the  other for "tAveedle dee." one for a duty on fir lumber: the other for  a duty on pine lumber, or some other hair-splitting, insignificant  controversy, or perhaps, the discussion is as to the effect of this or  that question on the real estate market. Will it create an  "activity?" If we give this company such and such a franchise  or bonus, etc., will it "materially" enhance the value of my property noAV?  (Public Morals Continued en page 8)  OF INTEREST TO ALL  GOVERNMENT BY COMMISSION.  The resolution above referred to suggests that a system of  government by commission, the" initiative, referendum and recall,  be inaugurated in "Greater Vancouver."  Many of our readers are not familiar Avith this form of civic  government, and we propose to deal with this question more freely  in some future issue, but suffice it is to say for the present that this  system is the outgrowth or culmination of democratic principles  of government as practiced in various parts of the world. New  Zealand is probably the most advanced n regard to "direct legislation" of almost any country. Des Moines has also for almost two  years been under this form of civic control.  Briefly Ave might state that by this system the direct responsibility of government is placed Avith the people., The affairs of the  community are managed by a small commission of four to six members, who are directly responsible to the people. If they fail in  their administration a petition of 15 or 20 per..-.cent, of the electors  AA*ho voted at the last preceding general election can secure their  recall. In this Avay their operations are always under control.  Any by-laws which are made by the commission must lay on the  table for 10 or 20 days before coming into force, to allow for a  petition against, if so desired. If such a petition is presented  within the prescribed time, then; the measure must be referred to  the Avhole electorate.       Thus Avehave the "referendum."  Again, if it is desired hy a number of citizens to introduce some  measure, it can be done at any reasonable time by a petition of. say,  25 per cent. In this Ave secure the '������������������initiative" power. In short, *  this system places the whole responsibility upon the electorate and  secures to them a constitutional right to "recall" or "unseat" any  member of the commission who may be unsatisfactory.  It also ensures a more careful administration, because those in-  charge are'aware that unless they do Avhat is right they will be-  recalled, and further, as the commissioners arc Avell paid, .they giv������,\  their whole time to the affairs of the city, in fact each one is usually  in 'charge of some department to'which he is best suited, thus ensuring the best serviee as well as making it possible to fasten the*  responsibility upon an individual.  PASSING OF DR. SUTHERLAND.  In the death of Rev. Dr. Sutherland, superintendent of missions  for the Methodist Church of Canada, the country has lost one of  her noblest sons. A man of fine experience, of pure motives, and  possessed of all the qualities of a statesman. Dr. Sutherland has for  years been active in all movements for- the advancement of the  moral and religious interestsjofithe.people.  As an orator Dr. Sutherlard had few peers in Canada. He  Avas noted as one of the most eloquent preachers on this continent,  and has occupied many of the leading pulpits of the Dominion. His  Avise counsel Avill be missed in the Church, and the country at large  Avill join in mourning the loss of one of the greatest of our citizens..  THE LAST STRONGHOLD OF INTOLERANCE-  At last   the   inevitable   has happened     and     priest     ridden?  Spain is shaking off the intolerable yoke of religious servitude.    In-  both Houses of Parliament a fierce debate is raging, the gist of  Avhich is 'independence of State from Church.    Premier Candalyas,  during the course of an able defense of his efforts to separate the-  State from Chun-h dnminence."made the fojhnving significant state-  "et;i : ������������������[. know that a conspiracy exists to accomplish my downfall..  Whether it succeeds or not de.es not matter, as the t;me has come-  when Spain will place herself abreast of modern nations."      This*  .statementbreathes   the   s������mie.J>oJd^  moated the Great Reformer. Luther. 400 years ago. Avhen he said  while being taken to the Diet at Worms to be tried by the great Emperor Charier!. "Were there as many devils as there are. tiles on  the house tops. I would go ou." Once lef men of this calibre freely  grasp tin? Tightness of their cause and nothing will stop them. Such  Avill be the ultimate result of the effort of Spain to rid herself of  exclusive  church  dnminence.  France and Italy have shaken off the shackles and nor.- Snaiu.  the hist great stronghold of religious intolerance in Europe, is rising  to  meet her destiny.  There is no need for any feelings of antipathy towards the  Church of Rome so long as she restricts her operations to moral and  religious spheres, leading, teaching and exhorting the people according to her oavii" conception of the principles of truth, but when she  presumes to dictate, directly or indirectly, openly or subtle;., the  political course of a nation, it is time to call a halt.  Tho claim is positively made ' y Rome that the Pope is supreme  iu both Church and State, and that all Governments which are  independent of him are guilty of crime against high Heaven. This  claim to temporal authority is the ohjeclimiable feature of the  Roman Hierarchy, and as long as this claim is made, just so long  wil] there be strife between thi.s false authority and the champions"  of right and liberty, no matter Avhere it may be. Now that Spain  has awakened there is nbs.olutelv no doubt as to tlie outcome.  Liberty and tolerance must prevail. ������  BLACK Vs. WHITE.  Man Avas created with a strong predisposition to fun. Sport  is the play of groAvn-up children, and Ave are all either grown up  children or else Ave are. dwarfed in our development. Sport, just  so long as it embraces competitions of skill and strength is good,  both from the standpoint of providing entertainment and developing the physical perfection of the race. Hut Avhen it descends to  the leA-el of a mere exhibition of brute-ferocity for sake of gain, it  is injurious, physically and morally.  Boxing. Avith suitable gloves A\hieh will adequately protect the  body, is as good and manly a sport as ever existed. It teaches  self-control as nothing else can do. and also is admirable exercise.  Hut prizefighting, as exemplified in the -Johnsou-.Jeffries bout on  Monday, is brutal and detrimental to true sport. It Avas hoAvever.  no more brutal than "football." ''lacrosse." and some other sports  AA-hich haA-e all the prestige of social eminence. The greatest fault  to be found Avith the prize-fight is. first, the "Prize." second, the  "Aveight of the gloA-es," third, the Ioav vicious surroundings Avhich  inevitably gravitate to a "'prize" fight. Shorn of these, .toxing is  a good, healthy sport. a win  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  r  I  I  I  I  < FOR SALE >  I  10 acres in Surrey near the  Railroad.     Beautiful view.  I  I  K^  NAP!  A. S. GOARD  I  Phone 1405  2408 Westminster Road  w.  11  v.  I  I  J  'S  THE  LITTLE GIRL  IN  WHITE.  (Juliet W. Tompkins.)  SHE.  Her ways were rather frightened, and  she wasn't much to see,  She Avasn't good at small talk, or quick  at repartee;  Her gown was someAvhat lacking in the  proper cut and tone,  And  it   wasn't  difficult  to  see she'd  made  it ail alone.  So the gay young men whose notice  would have filled her with delight  Paid very small attention to the little  girl in white.  HE.  Ho couldn't talk the theater, for  he  hadn't time to go,  And, though  he  kneAV  that  hay  was  high, and butter rather low,  He couldn't say the airy things that  other men rehearse,  While his waltzing was so rusty that  he didn't dare reverse.  The beauties that he sighed for were  most frigidly polite,  So perforce he came and sat beside  the little girl in white.  THEY.  She soon forgot her envy of the buttering beau monde,  For their common love of horses  proved a sympathetic bond.  She told him all about the farm, am!  how she came to town.  And showed the honest little heart  beneath the home-made gown.  A humble tale, you say,���������and yet he  blesses  now  the night  When first he came and sat beside the  little girl in white.  The poet says there is a class of  men who "don't fit in." Perhaps he  means they do not fit in where the  rnajoiity of men fit. or not fitting,  squeeze themselves in. But these same  men find themselves in places where  they are needed if the wheels of industry are going to keep running ana  there are going to be places for the  other follows to fit into.  These men are found in the lumber  ������-imps.. in the mines, and working  their way into the unknown places of  the earth. They are fitting in all right,  5=3 folks find, when they need lumber  and fuel and gold ami land. But they  have seldom been  considered by the  outside world apart from their ability  to cut down the trees and dig out tho  ore. This may be because they are a  fleeting population, a homeless crowd  a dare-devil don't care crowd, holding  life as cheap and heaven likewise. But  among these men, there have been  those Avho saw beneath all the roughness and coarsenes, and scoffiing, the  real men, the gold that would pass in  any bank, and among these was Joseph Wearing. He was a lumber jack,  and he wanted to make things better  for the other fellows. He saved enough  money to go to college, and he stayed  there until he graduated, and then  hei went back to the camps to work  and to help the other fellows make  things better for themselves.  He has done so much, and understands his men so Avell, that ho now  does organizing work for the Reading  Camp association.. And it takes a  full grown man in more Avays than one  to work among the men Avho "don't  fit in." He must be a good specimen  physically, he must be good mentally,  and he must be good morally, for those  chaps are not deceived by any veneer.  Many avcII meaning but mistaken  people send tracts and Sunday schooi  papers to the Reading Camps. These  the men detest, what they want are  good magazines, up-to-date newspapers  and no goody-goody talk.  Many Avish to learn to read and  write, especially the foreigners; others wish simply to study electricity,  others engineering and some e\-en  delve into the mysteries of philosophy.  In this way the lumber-jack, the river  man, the miner and others cap be  reached and no other. Theirs is a hard  life, and many are brutal, so brutal  they recognize only the physical in  those beneath them but just so much  more do they need the influence of  such men as Wearing, and the good  to be derived from good reading.  Among these men, there is ample  scope, for the real man, who loves his  felloAvs.  I  Palms and other plants often suffer  from dust. They should be washed  with a sponge at least once a Aveelc,  and the more fragile kind should be  sprayed -with lukewarm Avater.  Instead of using water with soap,  ammonia or kerosene, try using denatured alcohol for cleaning windows,  .Moisten one cloth with the alcohol and  polish immediately with a dry one.  If a porcelain cooking dish becomes  discolored on the inside, fill it Avith  buttermilk and let stand for tAvo or  three days. The acid in the milk will  remove all semblance of stain.  A boiled custard sometimes separates because it is overlooked. Next  time this happens, beat the custard  very hard with an eggbeater, and you  will be reAvarded by having it smooth  and creamy.  If a ne%v Avick to a coal oil lamp is  thoroughly saturated with good vinegar and then perfectly dried befoie  being placed in the lamp, the lamp  will never smell badly, no matter how  low it is turned.  SMILES  Two old cronies \vent into a drug  store in the downtown part of New  York City, and, addressing the proprietor by his first name, one of them  said:  "Dr. Charley, Ave have made a bet  of the ice-cream sodas. We will have  them now, and when the bet is decided the loser will drop in and pay  for them."  .Asthe_two old...fellows ...were departing after enjoying their temperance  beverage the druggist ased them what  th������ wager was.  "Well," said one of them, "our friend  George bets that when the tower of  the Singer Building falls, it will topple  over towards .the North River, and I  bet that it won't."  PRACTICAL    HOUSEHOLD    HINTS.  To clean walls, take about four  handfuls of flour, mix with water into  quit a stiff dough and proceed to  rub the walls, when all dust and dirt  will be removed.  If the broom used for brushing the  rugs is plunged into salt water and  then shaken free of superfluous moisture, the rugs will be brighter than  if swept with a dry broom.  As Willie Had Observed.  "What little boy can tell me the  difference between the 'quick' and the  'dead'?" asked the Sunday-school teacher.  Willie waved his hand frantically.  "Well,  Willie?"  "Please, ma'am, the quick are the  ones that get out of the way of auto-  mobies; the dead ones are the ones  that don't."  The Best of Reasons.  A little five-year-old asked for a  second piece of cake at the Christmas  supper table, and Avhen her mother  refused, the little one looked at her  very seriously and said: ".Mamma,  don't you know that the Ladies' Home  Journal says that when your little girl  asks for anything to eat it's a sign  she needs it, and her appetite is the  safest guide to feed her by? So you's  better give  it to me!"  Knew How Many 2's Made 1.  Oculist���������"Xow how many kinds of  wheat am I holding up?"  Patient���������"One!"  Oculist���������"My dear sir! Your case  is very bad. Why! I am holding up  2 grains of wheat labelled Nos. 1 and 2.  Patient���������"Oh! I know that, but���������  I belong to the elevator combine."  And the Parson Possed On.  "And Avhat are you here for, my  friend?" asked the visiting parson of  an inmate of a reformatory.  " 'Cause I can't get out, thank you,"  replied the victim.  Mark Twain tells how he once patronized the mother of a family in Hannibal, iMo.  "'So this is the little girl, eh?' I  said to her as she displayed her children to me. 'And this sturdy little  urchin in the bib belongs, I suppose, to  the contrary sex?'"  " 'Yassah,' the woman replied. 'Yas-  sah, dats a girl, too.' "  'I was called in by a close-fisted  old merchant the other day," a Boston lawyer remarked, smiling. He  wanted me to draw his will, and this  I proceeded to do, following his verbal  instruction.   Presently he said:  " 'To each and every clerk who has  been in my employ for ten years I  give $10,000.  "This seemed like a considerable  sum to me, and I ventured a slight  protest, as he had a number of  daughters and his entire fortune Avas  not large.  " 'Oh, that's all right.' he said, with  a little crooked smile. 'You know-  people have always said that I was  close and hard, and I Avant them to  think of me when I am gone.'  "I Avas a little touched and said  something, but he waived me aside and  *  we continued Avith the draft. When  it was finished, and as I Avas about to  leave the office the old fellow smiled  again his little crooked smile.  " 'About those ten-thousand dolar  legacies.' he said, 'there isn't a clerk  in my place who has been with me  over two years���������but it will look well  in the papers.  Visitor.���������"What became of that  other windmill that was here lajet  year?"  Native.���������"There was only enough  wind for one so we took it down."  'Papa, you took the scientific course  in college, didn't you?'  'Yes, dear, I spent two years on  science.'  'When you look in the mirror the left  side of your face appears to be the  right side, and the right side seems to  be the left. The looking glass reverses  it, doesn't it?'  'Yes.'  'Then why doesn't it reverse the top  and bottom of your face the same  way?'  'Why���������er���������ah.'  "Was the sermon to-day to y'r liking, Pat?" inquired the priest. "Troth,  y'r riverence, it Avas a grand sermon  intoirely." "What seemed to take hold  of ye?" the priest inquired. "Well  noAV as ye are for axiu' me, begorra,  I'll tell ye. What took hoult of me  most Avas y'r riverence's parseverance-  the way ye wint over the same thing  agin and agin and agin."  The New System.  Teacher, to .Jimmy Brown (farmeij  son):    "Noav, Jimmy,  what does tv  and Iavo make?"  Jimmy:   "Four*, sir."  Teacher:   "Correct, what do Iavo ar]  one make?"  Jimmy:   "One, sir."  Teacher:   "Nonsense."  Jimmy:   "It's right, sir."  Teacher:   "How is that?"  Jimmy:   "\. ���������., I heard father say  the dinner table yesterday that at til  Fort William Terminals they can ay  two to one and make 1 Northern.  STEVENS  TP yen intend to Camp or bo on a Vaca-  . tton Trip, remember that the accurate  and reliable STBVBN8 RIFLBS, PISTOLS AND SHOTGUNS are made In  Styles and Models suitable to every rsl  qulrement of the shooter. Our RIPLBE  AND SHOTGUNS also possess tbVTaka. ]  Down" feature, which means that the  STBATBNS ean be carried in a Trunk,  Grip or small Package.  When not solil t>* Local Merchants, we thlp i  direct, UXPKliSS PREPAID, upon receipt off.  ^Catalog Price.  1 I  ��������� Cj* Send for Litest Catalog; a 160-  Pane Boole of keaily \  Reference for   prcscn t J  and prospective shooters. (  Profusely Illustrated and replete with STKVUNS Fire ,  Ann Information.    Mailed ,  for ti cents in stamps.  "GUNS AND GUNNING"  By Du BttrJ  will t������c mailed to any siJ-  drcbS for so cents in iUmn������. j  J. STEVENS ARMS  & TOOL CO.  I Ckicopee Falls, Husachmetts, U. S. A.  Have you renewed  Your Subscription? THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  LODGE AND CHURCH GUIDE  Churches  ANGLICAN  St. James', Gore Avenue and Cordova  Street East���������Rev. H. G. P. Clinton, B. A., Rector; Rev. E. W. Sum-  merscales, M. A., Curate.  Christ, Georgia and Burrard Streets���������  Rev. C. C. Owen, B. A., Rector; Assistant, Rev. A. H. Sovereign. M. A.  St. Paul's, Jervis St.���������Rev. H. j.-Underbill, M. A., Rector.  St. Michael's, Prince Edward and Ninth  Avenue, Mt. Pleasant���������Rev. G. H.  Wilson, B. A., Rector.  Holy Trinity, Pine Street and Eight  Avenue West���������Rev. H. Beacham,  B. A., Rector.  Church of St. John the Evangelist,  North Vancouver���������J. Hugh Hooper, Vicar.  All Saints', Victoria drive and Pandora  Street, Cedar Cove���������Rev. Harold  St. George Buttrum, B. A., Vicar.  St. Mark's, First Avenue and Maple  Street, Kitsilano���������Rev. Wm. Tu-  son, Priest in charge.  PRESBYTERIAN.  First   Presbyterian,   Hastings   Street  East and Gore Avenue���������Rev. Dr.  St.   Andrew's,   Richard  and  Georgia  H. Fraser, Pastor.  Streets���������Rev. R. J. Wilson, M. A.,  Pastor.  St. John's, Comox and Broughton Street  ���������Rev. A. J. MacGillivray, M. A.,  Pastor.  Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian, Quebec and  Tenth.  Chalmers, Seventh Avenue, Fairview���������  Rev. John Knox Wright, Pastor.  Cedar Cove Presbj-terian, Hastings and  Victoria Drive���������Rev! J. tr. Reid, B.  A., Pastor.  Kitsilano Presbyterian, in the 2200 blk,  Fourth Avenue West���������Rev. Dr.  Wright, Pastor.  St. Andrew's, North Vancouver, Keith  Road East���������Rev. J. D. Gillam, Pastor.  Central Park���������Rev. T. R, Peacock, Pastor.  ROMAN CATHOLIC.  f; The Church of Our Lady of the Holy  Rosary, Dunsmuir and Richards  Streets���������Rev. Father J. Welsh, 0.  M.I., Pastor.  Church of the Sacred Heart, Keefer  W        Street and Campbell Avenue���������Rev.  F. Larclon, O.M. I., D.D., Pastor.  Chapel of St. Paul's Hospital, Bun-ad  Street.  Chapel of the Monastery, 14th Avenue,  ------Fairview.-"-*- -- -      METHODIST.  Wesley, Georgia and Burrard Streets���������  I)        Rev. R. Milliken, B. D., Pastor.  I Princess Street Methodist, Princess St.,'  and Dunlevy Avenue���������Rev. A. M.  Sanford, B. D., Pastor.  MoiuitPleasant, Tenth Avenue and On-  ���������V       tario Street, Rev. W. Lashley Hall,  H      B.A., B.D., Pastor.  Scandinavian Methodist, 138 Cordova  Street East���������Rev. C. Hague, Pastor  ^Park Drive Methodist���������Rev. J. J. Nixon, Pastor.  Sixth Avenue, Fairview���������Rev. G. W.  ���������Staplcford, Pastor.  /North VancouA-er���������Rev. B. H. Balder-  son, Pastor.  South Vancouver Circuit���������Pastor. H.  VvT.   BromiTch,   Epworth _ Robsou  Memorial Church.  CONGREGATIONAL.  "irst Congregational, Georgia and Richard Streets���������Rev. John Simpson, ,  M. A., Pastor.  [Knox Congregational, Cordova Street  East���������Rev. Merton Smith, Pastor.  BAPTIST.  First Baptist. Hamilton and Dunsmuir  Streets���������Rev. P. Clifton   Parker,  Pastor.  Mt. Pleasant Baptist. Westminster road  and Seventh Abenue. ��������� Rev.  S.  Everton, B.A., Pastor.  |Fairvicw Baptist, Fourth Avenue and  Maple Street���������Rev. P. H. McEwen,  Pastor.  [Jackson Avenue Baptist���������Rev. B.West,  Pastor.  |North Vancouver, Orange  Hall���������-Rev.  David Long, Pastor.  Lodges  A. F. & A. M.  Mount Herman Lodge, No. 7. Regular  communications first Tuesday.  Cascade Lodge, No. 12.   Third Monday.  Acacia Lodge, No. 22.   First Thursday.  Western Gate Lodge U.D.  2nd Monday.  Lodge Southern Cross, No. 44. Regular  communications 3rd Wednesday.  Vancouver Royal Arch Chapter, No. 98.  Regular convocation, 2nd AVednes'y  KNIGHTS TEMPLAR  Columbia Preceptory, No. 34. Regular  assembly, 2nd Thurs., Mas. Temple.  I. O. F.  Court Burrard, No. 347. 2nd and 4th  Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in I. O. O. F.  Hall, cor. Pender and Hamilton.  Court Vancouver���������2nd and 4th Mondays, in I.O.O.F. Hall, Mt. Pleasant.  Court Fairview7���������1st and 3rd Thursday.  Court Moodyville���������4th Wednesday in    the Orange Hall, North Vancouver.  I.O.O.F.   ,  Western Star Lodge No. 10. Thursdays  at 8, cor. Pender and Hamilton.  Pacific Lodge, No. 26.   Mondays at 8  p.m., cor. Pender and Hamilton.  Vancouver Lodge No. 8.   Every Friday  at 8, cor. Pender and Hamilton.  MountPleasant Lodge, No. 19.   Every  Wednesday, in I.O.O.F. Hall, Mt.  Pleasant.  Columbia Encampment No. 5.    Meets  2nd and 4th Wednesdays, I.O.O.F.  Hall, cor. Pender and Hamilton.  WOODMEN.  Vancouver Camp, No. 136, Canadian  Order, W.O.W., 1st and 3rd Tuesday in I.O.O.F. Hall.  F. O. E.  Aerie No. 6. Thursdays at 8 in Sullivan  Hall, Cordova Street. *  so. e.b. s;."  Wilberf orce Lodge No. 77.   1st and 3rd  Mondays at 8 in S. O. E. Hall, 641  Granville Street.  Lodge Western Jubliee.   2nd and 4th  Thursdays in S. O. E. Hall at 641  Granville Street.  ST. A. & C. S.  St. Andrews and Caledonian Societv. ist  Friday at 8:30, 570 Granville St.  A. O.F.  Court Ladysmith No. 8929. 2nd and  4th Wednesdays in Orange Hall,  Hastings and Gore Avenue.  Court Pacific���������1st and 3rd Tuesday,  also in Orange Hall.  -' -       OO.F. "-'       Court Mountain View, No. 369. 1 st and  3rd Wednesdays in Orange Hall at  Hastings Street and Gore Avenue.  Court Vancouver���������1st and 2rd Mon  days, also in Orange Hall.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.  Vancouver Lodge No. 3, every Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Rathburn Lodge No. 7,1st and 3rd Fridays at 8 p.m.  Above meet in  the   Castle Hall,  Dunn-Miller Block, Cordova Street.  North Vancouver Knights of Pythias���������  every Monday in K. of P. Hall.  LOYAL ORANGE LODGE.  Britannia No. 728���������1st and 3rd Tuesday  Clarke Wallace, 1715, 1st and 3rd Friday.  Ebenezt r, 35c9���������2nd and 4th Monday.  "Vancouver, 1560���������2nd and 4th Thursdays.  Enniskillen, 1615���������2nd and 4th Fridays,  Imperial, LS15���������2nd and 4th Fridays'.  Star  of  the  West   Preceptory Black  Knights,   No.   544���������1st   and   3rd  Wednesday.  ^47? meet in Orange Hall, cor. Hastings and Gore Avenue.  North Vancouver Orange Lodge meets  in Orange Hall 2nd and 4th Friday.  Wallace Camp, Sons of Scotland, North  Vancouver���������2nd and 4th Thursday  in K. of P. Hall.  SAL. ARMY.  No. 1 Corps, 301 Hastings Street East-  Captain Hayes, commanding officer  No. 2 Corps, Powell and Carrall Streets  !. ���������Ensign   Horwood,   commanding  officer.  THE FUTURE OF BEEF  PRODUCTION.  Nor-West Farmer.  There seems much reason for belieA'-  In that the clays of cheap beef are  almost over. In the past there has  been much grazing land where cattle  could be raised for next to nothing,  but conditions in this respect are  changing more rapidly than ever before. The invasion of the Canadian  range country, which began about eight  or ten years ago, instead of abating, is  taking place at an even increasing  rate. We are much slower than many  others to believe that the whole country will be found adaptable to grain  growing, but once the public domain  is broken up, it will never revert to  the grazier under the same conditions  as in the past, and free ranges will  never again be established.  The best reason possible for saying  that beef will never again rule at so  low a price aa in the past is found In  the fact that when land values advance to a reasonable figure, three  cent beef can never be produced.  The latest report from England indicate a serious beef shortage over  there, brought about by declining importations, all of which points to the  fact that, not only in Canada but.elsewhere, the production of beef for export purposes is becoming more and  more difficult.  POULTRY.  White Diarrhoea.  Editor   Family   Herald   and   Weekly  Star.  hi .our issue of June S, I notice a  comunication from R. G. D., Alberta,  concerning tbe death of young chickens from white diarrhoea. This subject  is of interest to me aud I think I can  help.  In the first place I never set eggs  laid by pullets but try to secure eggs  strong in fertility from hens which  have free range. My first hatch is  always out the third 'week in April,  as I have no accommodation for earlier  birds. All eggs are hatched in incubator, in which damp earth is kept  constantly in pan beneath egg tray until birds begin to chirp. By this means  I secure from 85 to 95 per cent, of  tested eggs and all chicks are strong.  I consider it very important to have  the chicks strong to begin with.  Their first feed is hard boiled eggs, i  Then feed sparingly of chick-feed  which is a mixture of crushed grains  obtainable from any feed dealer, until  a week or ten days old after which 1  feed small wheat and table scraps.  Positively no bread crumbs are fed  under ten days oid and then only when  well dried or crisped in oven. Of  course from the time they are hatched  they get a little green food nearly  every day and earth worms, a feAv at  a time.  I have hatched hundreds of chicks  and lost a great many Avith this diarrhoea until this system was followed.  In the past three seasons I have lost  none by sickness of any kind.  My experience has been entirely  with incubator chickens, but a neighbor who was losing her chicks, hatched  by hens, says since trying this plan  she has lost none.  MRS. D. T. PRENTICE.  Mandanmin, Ont.  THE GROWING  PULLETS.  Pullets that have been improperly  grown can never become good layers,  no matter how well they are hand- j  led afterwards. By good feeding tlie ���������  body may be brought to normal size,'  but the internal organs have ripened  without making the growth they  should, and no amount of food will  bring them into more than normal activity. The time to prepare for eggs  is wnen the chicks are hatched and  from then on they should have such  care as will bring the pullets lo laying  ;it the proper time, fuly developed  and with strong, vigorous eonsii.u-  .ions. The diet of the growing pullet  .-should Le ve; y simple, and map consist entirely of haul grain and meal.  One choice of grain is an ecpial mixture of Avheat and cracked coin.  This and a box of beef sera]) are  placed where the pullets can have ao  '.>s are never allowedce;--s to them at all  cess to them at all ii:nes, and the boxes are never allowed lo beiome empty.  If the pullets have a large range they  will not cat a great deal of meat and  grain, and there is no danger of overfeeding them. Mashes, wet or dry,  need not have any place in the ration  Df maturing pulets, unless they are  very backward and do not be?in laying Avhen they should. After ihe pullets have laid their first egg allow-  then) access to the dry-mash meal,  such as is given the laying hens, and  require them to work some for their  grain by placing it in liners. Too  much exercise is not gocd for the pulets just commencing to lay. so this  grain fed is not buried deeply. As  they mature they are forced to exercise more.  ���������TOR. PINE'  4* 4*  Job  Printing  - TRY THE -  Terminal City Press,  ^LIMITED  2408  Westminster Road  PHONE 1405  Just before poor old Doo'.ey died he  made his wife iirorni.se that she would  not marry again."  "Poor old chap���������he always was kind  to his fellow-men!"  T.  PLEASANT will be  Vancouver's future  M  Central District.  NOW is the time to advertise your business and  boost Ward Five.  JF YOUR BUSINESS is not  4-   w adver  tise it for sale.  WE ARElthe advertising  doctor for Mt. Pleasant, and district.  ��������������������������� I riL ���������������������������  Western Call  2403 WESTMINSTER Rd.  ******* ~* ���������������'- *������^ff S\ uKS. ter."* iZJir&PVbi,; ������S  ���������<&vwrs.?*i--  XC^������(1j*������r:/������A')U������rt1*!rfW.4M^.raiOi^  THE WESTERN. CALL, VANCOUVE R, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  B. C.  Farm  Lands  CO.  Limited  Offer for sale twelve sections of exceptionally fine  selected [agricultural   land  close to  FORT  GEORGE  -AT -  $7.50  PER ACRE  $2.50 down  Balance on any reasonable  terms desired; interest at  six per cent.  Allotments in sections only  ������ The ������  British   Columbia  Government  Has placed under reserve  practically all available  agricultural land in the interior of the province, which  Withdraws it from  Purchase  And this quadruples the  value    of    lands   already  granted and surveyed.  The opportunity of securing  a valuable fartn in British  Columbia at this figure will  not occur again.  This land will be,delivered,  crown granted, into the  name of the purchaser, upon payment in full at any  time  There are only twelve sections left, and the allotments are going rapidly.  Wire for your allotment;  remittance can follow later  The offer at this price will  be absolutely withdrawn on  June  10th  B.C.  Farm  Lands  Co.  Regnald C. Brown, Ltd  MANAGERS  301=315   Dominion  Trust  Building  Vancouver, B. C������  OPEN  EVENINGS  PHONES    16 & 6616  r  *%  LADIES  f%.>%*  ^vvt  G  E  T  ^^���������^Ir"  Jit  >%-%%%^������  READY  Apricots Are  Coming  We have made arrangements for a big shipment  to arrive here on or about  Monday. These fruit are  to be the finest of the season, specially picked and  packed for this trade.  Note the price.  $1.15 per crate  We are now booking orders and if you would like  to get some of these delicious fruits you had better  drop into the store and leave  your order for we may be  oversold.  Fruit Jars  We have the celebrated  Schram Jar and we. are sell-  inf it a little below the  others.  Pints, per doz., 90c  Qts, H " $1.10  yMinis." $1.25  Jelly Glasses, per  doz., 40c  We now have a full supply of Economy tops and  Schram tops; also rubbers  in all sizes.  Get the habit and deal  with the store that serves  you best.     We have goods.  WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS.  PHONE 938  Q. S.  2333 Westminster  Avenue  Successors  ANDREWS   &  Mt  Grocers  SS   to  NUNN  Pleasant's Leading  THEWESTERN  "CALL"  Issued every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  Manager: A. S. GOARD.  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  Subscription One Dollar  Change of Adds  must be in by Tuesday 5 p.m  Advertising Tariff  1st and last pages 50c per inch  Other pages 25c per inch  Transient Ads to arrange   for  Lodge and Church Cards $10.00  per year  Birth,  Marriages and Deaths  free  The Jit. Pleasant Presbyterian picnic took place on Thursday at  Brockton Point. We will be unable  to get the report on the events taking  place for this week. If possible will  publish next week.  * *   *  The Mt. Pleasant livery are rather  hard to find, but when found can cater  to the  most  fastidious  in  horseflesh  and turnout.    This bouquet is gratis.  ������   ������   ���������  Miss Carrie Bains left a few days  ago on a vacation trip to Nova Scotia.  * *   *  Miss Alice Cox of Mission, B. C, is  the guest of Miss Ruth Luno, Tenth  avenue east. .        ,  * *   *  Mr.  Isaac  Mills  of  Tenth   avenue:  west, is convalescent after a ten days'  illness.   Mr. Mills expects to leave for  1 Bowen Island on Tuesday to recuperate.  * *   *  On Tuesday evening( at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Flewwelling, 2542 Ontario street, Rev. W. L. Hall united in  matrimony Miss Robina Elmsley and  Mr. John D. Clark, only the immediate friends being present. Mr. and  Mrs. Clark will reside in New Westminster.  * *    ���������  The Misses Astell, Miss C. Langly,  Miss S. Donald and Miss M. Anderon,  leave on Tuesday on a vacation trip,  all to Manitoba, except Miss Anderson,  i who is going to Aberdeen, Scotland.  Mr. T. S. Baxter and family are tour-  jing Vancouver Island in their auto this  week.  * *    *  Mr. Thos. P. Goard is seriously ill.  The new businesses are creeping in  around Mt. Pleasant and we predict  in two years that this will be one of  the  busiest   centers  of  Vancouver.  * *  .���������*  Some combined effort in our part of  the town would assist business,  -������������������fin-  * *   ���������  Wanted, good row boat.  On Thursday evening last after the  day's work was finished the employees  in the foundry shop of the Vancouver  Engineering Works presented the retiring foreman, Mr. Robt. Pollock, with a  mantel clock and a silver-mciunted  cane. Mr. Wm. Grantham made the  presentation on behalf of the employees. Mr. Pollock is retiring after a  number of years as foreman in the  foundry shop, where he has always  been most popular with the men under  him.  RESIGNATION   OF SCHOOL  PRINCIPAL.  Mr. E. H. Murphy, whose resignation  as principal of the Model School took  effect with the ending of the term on  Thursday, received from the teaching staff and the pupils, marks of the  esteem in which he is held by them.  First the pupils of the entrance class  uresented him with a handsomely-  bound copy of Browning's works. Master William Lord read the address, and  Miss Grace Bickell made the presentation.  Then the principal had another agreeable surprise from the teaching  staff, when on their behalf Miss Burpee  read an address and presented him  with a pair of field glasses. Mr.  Murphy thanked the staff fov������ their support and consideration, and told them  that though he was leaving his interest  in the school would still continue.  The ladies of Alexandra Hive No. 7  of the Lady Maccabees are planning to  hold a trolley party on the observation  car on Thursday evening, July. 14.  *.  *   *  The fourteenth annual meeting of  the British Columbia Baptist convention will be held in Mount Pleasant  Baptist church, July 7 to 10. Rev. H.  G. Estabrook will preside.  * *    ������  CAR   SERVICE.  We would like to call the attention  of the B. C. E. Ry. Co. to the fact that  they are not providing transportation  as called for in their transfers.  Thoir transfer calls for the first connecting car going in direction punched.  For four evenings now we have had  to wait for one and two cars to pass  too full to enter on the Fourth avenue  line���������cars with eleven people standing  on the steps-���������and have had the motor  man refuse passige-way through the  front vestibule even when shown transfer, not only is this cause for complaint as the front of the car would  hold jnore but the manner of his refusal is neither gentlemanly nor courteous. In the time consumed in going  from corner of Broadway and Westminster and Arbutus street on Fourth avenue a few minutes over one hour.  Either the B. C. E. Ry. Co. are not  giving a five cent fare or their transfers are a farce or it is a case of "We  have your nickel, what are you going  to do about about it? We have you.  The council are not jacking us up, and  you can't."  The service is a disgrace and unless  the council move in the matter and  make the company provide transportation for which they are paid there  will be an accident and the council will  then be responsible.  * *   ���������  W. A. OF ST. MICHAELS.  The Woman's Auxialiary of St. Michael's Church held a very enjoyable  garden party on Wednesday afternoon  and evening at the pretty residence of  Mrs. Dodson, corner   Thirteenth   and  Westminster   road.     The   ice   cream  was in charge of Mrs. McCaul, Mrs.  Graham, Mrs, Wild, Mrs, Holden and  the tea and coffee booth was looked  after by Mrs. Dodson and Mrs. Mauds-  ly;   lemonade, Mrs. Browning;   strawberries,   Mrs.   Bamber,  Mrs.   Sellers,  Mrs.    Williams;     candy    stall,    Mrs.  O'Neil and Miss Holden;   fish;.pond,  Mrs.  Welch;   "Scripture  cake,"  Mrs.  McAllister;   apron table, Mrs. Stroym,  Mrs.   McLean,   Mrs.  Tripp   and   Miss  Powers;* pianist, Miss Eligh, who was  very much enjoyed by all.   The ladies  wish to extend their thanks to Mr. and  Mrs.  Dodson,  who  so  kindly  opened  their  house  and  garden  for  the  occasion, and also to those who contributed to the music for the evening.  * ���������   *  A new furniture store is opening up  in Mt. Pleasant. The proprietor is an  old time furniture man and we welcome him to Vancouver's most promising center.  ������ * *  DANGERS OF THE ROAD.  A most remarkable instance happened many years ago on a railway  in eastern Missouri. The story was  told recently in the official organ of  the Order of Railway Conductors.  One summer morning a twelve-car  train containing the members of a  Sunday-school was bound for a picnic  at a point about fifty miles -distant.  Altho the sky was cloudless when the  excursion started, the train had not  proceeded more than half-way when  a thunder-storm broke. The rain fell  Royal Black Preceptory which has  for fear the terrific downpour might j  cause a washout or a spreading of the  rails, and he slowed down to about  thirty-five miles an hour.  As the train swung around a curve  and approached a small station which  it was to pass without stopping, the  engineer, peering through the broken  curtain of rain, saw that, the switch  just ahead was open. It meant a terrible disaster. He olosed his throttle  and put on the brakes in an instant.  "Better stick to it," he shouted to  his fireman.  "I mean to," was the answer. "God  help us all!"  His last words were drowned by a  terrific crash of thunder which came  simultaneously with a flash of lightning that seemed to strike the ground  just ahead of the engine. The next  thing they knew they were past the  station, still riding safely on tho mainline rails.  The train came to a stop, and the  engineer and conductor hurried back  to discover what had happened and  how the train had passed the open  switch. They found that the lightning  had struck squarely between the  switch and the rail and had closed the  switch.       *  "It was the act of God," said the  engineer.  EASY TO BUY  EASY TO PAY FOR  5 room new house  ON 8th AVENUE  PRICE $3255.oo  CASH $ 475.00  Balance $      34.oo a month  A   GOOD   CHANCE    TO    SECURE   A  HOME AND A  PLACE WELL WORTH  THE MONEY  Braithwaite & Glass  Phone 6311 2127 Granville St.  if  5-Room Bungalow  FOR WHAT Do You Think?  Just $2000 and Only   300 Cash  Balance on Easy Monthly Payments  IT WILL PAY YOU TO LOOK INTO THIE  We u ant to list direct from owners.  What have you to sell?  A. W. GOODRICH & CO.  REAL  Phone 46?2  ESTATE,  LOANS AND INSURANCE  8?hET������^dEE9?h    2450 Westminster Ave.  ^���������������������������<5l*tj**,������Sw������H$H������������$>-������,<***l$l^,<t>-������H.2,**-1$>*,������'',K^  ?  m  F. H. GOW  Headquarters for  SMOKER'S     SUPPLIES  2446 Westminster Avemje  t3>-������.tji-������H>-������-^������.M-������*iH.Hfv*.!������i-������.t*"������.������",-t35-,-,i,-,,l;,-������-8^^  4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you can't afford to miss OCEAN]  PARK.    Call at 329 Pender Street  t  -x For good valuesin  | REAL ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  I Call on  I TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  | Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  THE ESTATE OF LOUIS RINGE  DECEASED.  A colored woman was on trial be-IN  fore a magistrate charged with inhuman treatment of her offspring.  J  \ We are getting some complaints of  j non-delivery of papers. Don't forget  I to phone us in that case. We want  I to  know.  Have you renewed your subscription  yet?  Mr.   T.   S.   Baxter   and  Enough as Good as a Fesst.  Like most ministers' families, they  were not extensively blessed with this  world's goods. She, however, was the  youngest of ten children until her  father told her of the baby sister who  had come in the night.  "Well," she said, after due thought.  Evidence was clear that the woman  had severely beaten the youngster,  aged some nine years, who was in  court to exhibit his battered condition.  Before imposing sentence T-iis Honor  asked the woman whether she had anything to say.  "Kin I ask Yo' Honor a question?"  inquired the prisoner.  "Go ahead," said the judge, and the  court-room listened.  "Well, then, Yo' Honor, I'd like to  ask yo' whether yo' was ever the  parient of a puffectly wuthless cullud  chile."  Nice Enough, Eut���������  A .. twelve-year-old boy, who had  reigned supreme over parents and  household all through his dozen years,  tw assurprised one morning to hear the  i ery of a little baby brother.  i "Isn't it nice, Tommy," said the  i jubilant father, "that we have another  jbaby?"  "Yes, it is nice. Father," said Tommy, as he saw the end of his reign;  family   are j"I s'pose it's all right. Papa, but there's j "but what bothers me is, was it ncces-  spending the week in Victoria, B C.     j many a thing we needed worse.'  sary,  NOTICE   is   hereby   given  that   alfl  creditors   and   others   having  claims  against the Estate of the late Louis]  Ringe who died on or about the 19th  day of April A.D., TD09, are required  on  or before the  1st day of Augusi|  A. D., 1009,. to send by post, prepaid  or   deliver   to   the  undersigned   theiiJ  christian and surnames, addresses anal  descriptions,  full  particulars of  theiif  claims duly verified, statement of theiif  accounts and the nature of the securj  ity (if any) held by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICll  that after the above mentioned dat<  the executors of the above mentione*  Estate will proceed to distribute th'  assets of the said ilisceased among th'  parties entitled thereto, having regan  only to the claims with which the.  shall then have notice. And the ex<  cutors will not be liable for the sail  assets or any part thereof to any pel  son or persons of whose claim noti(c|  shall not have been received by therj  at the time of such distribution.  Dated, Vancouver, B.  C, this  2S*  day of June, A. D., 1910.  MACGILL & GRANT;  Solicitors for William Gcdfrei  and John B. Mills, Execij  tors. THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  'MOUNT- PLEASANT   5RANCH  THE ROYAL BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY  BROADWAY, COR. WESTMINSTER AVE.  CAKES, PASTRY, BREAD, CONFECTIONERY  Spzciol-ROYAL CRO WN BREAD (5c. a LOAF)  MaliTStore -THE FJM--430 S&2SOTnAV"  (Opposite (Jity Hall)  I  1  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973  1941 Westminster Avenue.  Now Laid Eggs ���������     4oc doz.  Orange Creamery Butter      -      -       -       3 lbs. for $1 00  Prairie Rose -Creamery Butter  ���������       - 8 lbs. for $100  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter ' 30c lb.  Frc a'i Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs        -      -      28c lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at all times.  Leave us your name and address and we will call on you twice  week.  Scott & Gibson  2152 Westminster Avenne  PAINTERS, PAPERHANGERS AND DECORATORS  The latest desigus iu Wallpaper.  Estimates given on all kinds of Painting, Paperhaugiug and  Decorating.  MOUNT   PLEASANT   PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH.  During the absence of the pastor  (the Rev, J. W. Woodside, M.A.), on  holidays, the pulpit of the above  church will be occupied by distinguished Preachers. The services on Sunday  first, the 10th inst., and the Sunday  following will be , conducted morning  and evening by the Rev. Principal  Mackay of Westminster College, and  during the vacation the arrangements  include such names as the Rev. Dr.  Pidgeon, Professor C. Anderson Scott,  who will shortly arrive from Cambridge, England, and whose scholarly  attainments are well known throughout England and Scotland. The Rev.  J. S. Henderson, M.A., of Xew Westminster and the Rev. W. G. Wilson of  Guelph, Ontario, brother of the Rev.  R. J. Wilson of St. Andrew's, and a  preacher of some repute.  This large congregation, and the  residents of Mount Pleasant generally  will therefore have an unique opportunity during the absence of the popular Pastor in the Eastern part of Canada, of listening to men right in the  forefront in the theological world.  Y.   P. S. C.  E.  The weekly Y. P. S. C. E. meeting  of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church  was addressed by the president, Mr. C.  E. Disher, on Monday evening. He  gave a splendid paper on "What is  Christian Fellowship?" Miss G. Edna  Lord conducted the meeting, and Miss  A. Johnstone sang a solo. It was consecration night and the roll call showed  a good attendance. One of the most  pleasant items of the evening was a  recitation by Miss Helen Badgley, who  gave the "Lost Word," in a very able  manner.  THE FL1E5  A   SCREEN   DOOR   rightly  placed is a blessing.     Are  j'ou blessed?  WE HAVE THE BEST OF SCREEN  DOORS AND WINDOWS -- MEAT  SAFES.     AH  the blessings for the  ���������'"'Housewife.    ~  W. R. OWEN  Successor to J. A. FLETT. Mt. Pleasant  2337 Westminster Ave. Phone  f!  t  i  I  ��������� '#  ���������  *  ���������  I  %  t  *  ... I  ���������  *  447  I  flmzrar V\t\A PRACTICAL HflRSESHOER ���������  ������Ljf������^l^������lI      M%.MUt%&   Special attention given to Lame  ^"^ and Inerfering Horses.  ['B������tw,e��������� si,** -nd *������ PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  '.^w^^^^^^y^w^^A<  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES - - NEW EQUIPMENT  ������2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONEI845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE. AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  [THE STERLING DRY GOODS  AND MILLINERY HOUSE  3218 Westminster Avenue  SPCIA  L THIS WEEK |  SLAUGHTER SALE OF CHILDREN'S DRESSES        f  Must be cleared out. \  Mrs. Marshall, of Seattle., and children are visiting her mother, Mrs.  Green, on .6th Ave. .  * ���������    *  The wedding of  Mr.  Roberts  and  Miss  Fessaht  is  announced  for  the  latter end of July.  * *   *  Mrs. ,E. W. Leeson and family are  camping at Ocean Park.  * *    v  Shackleton Sivndaes���������colder than  your wife's feet���������Independent Drug.  , Mr. and Mrs. J. Ferguson and daughter, of Brussels. Ontario, are visiting  Mrs. Fergnson's.brother, J. McRae, 469  10th Ave., E." '���������'   .-���������   7 '    , ,  * *���������#'���������'.;  : ��������� l\Tv.j\Ti]j'..pn and family are camping  at White Rock.  ,..- *   *   '*;   '.     .- :;  Or\ Sunday morning last at the Methodist church. Rev. Dr. White secured  a '-contribution, of $112 for the mission  boat Homespun. After the morning  service "the pastor, Rev. W. L. Hall, received into membership forty new  members.  ��������� ���������'���������''������������������  . Good work is being done on the excavating, for Mr. Lees' building.  * . *    *   ���������  Miss Irwin, of the deaconess board  of management of the Methodist  church, addressed the ladies' aid at  afternoon with reference to the furnishing of the Deaconess home, just  recently secured on Eighth avenue,  near Granville street. This home will  be the headquarters of all the deconess-  es of the city.  * *    *  Irish Huxtrey���������everything she sells,  nothing better can excell.  M. W. HOUGHTON,  227 Houghton, South Vancouver.  ��������� ��������� ���������  At the recent deaconess conference  at Toronto, Miss Collins, of Coling-  wood, Ont.;. was appointed deaconess  of the Mt. Pleasant Methodist church,  and she will assume her duties on  Sept. 1.  * *    *  We are informed the gore is to be  built on imediately.  * *   *  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Garvie   Taylor.   228  Eleventh avenue east, have  returned  from their honeymoon trfp.  * *    *  Mrs. A. Arnold of Chatham, Ont., is  visiting her sisters, Mrs. D. McLean,  Mrs. (Capt.) McKenzie, of Fairview.  and Mrs. Wallace Clements, of Granville street.  * *    *  Mr. Charles Davidson, of Caithness,  Scotland, who is on a tour of Canada  and the United States, fs visiting Mr.  and Mrs. Shankie, Mount Pleasant.  Mrs. L. Browne of 175 Eleventh avenue east, is visiting relatives in Victoria.  "Citizenship" was the subject of an  address by Mr. G. Copeland at the regular weekly meeting of Mt. Pleasant  Methodist Epworth League on Monday  evening. Miss Gibson gave a pleasing  pi������T><  solo.  Mr. A. Taylor of Kamloops is the  guest of Mrs. A. G. Taylor, 378 Fourteenth avenue east.  * ������    *  William Lockhead left Tuesday for  Texada Island for a holiday trip.  ���������Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wood and Mrs.  Munro Wood left Tuesday for a three  months' visit to Toronto.  * *    *  The Mount Pleasant Methodist  Church Sunday school will hold their  annual picnic at Bowen Island, July  14.  * *    *  Rev. Dr. Bland, of Wesley College.  Winnipeg, is filling the pulpit of Wesley Methodist church in the absence  of Rev. R. Milliken, who is away on  his holidays.  * *   *  Miss Curtis, of Brandon, Man., is  visiting Mrs. Joe Patton, Thirteenth  avenue, east.  * *   *  Rev. J. W.  Woodside,  M.A., pastor  of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian church,  left Monday morning on his holiday  ���������rip to Montreal, New York and other  eastern points.  * *   *  Mr. McAllister's building is assuming definite form and we believe he has  applicants for space already.  * *   *  The  Misses  McNair left thsi week  for the North.  '      *   *    *  Mrs. H. S. Rolston, corner Oak and  Seventh avenue west, held a garden  party Tuesday afternoon, and evening,  in the interests of the Central Baptist  church.  . *   *   *  Miss C. Bains left this week for Nova  Scotia* where she will spend the summer.  * *   *  RECEPTION.  Mr.  and  Mrs.  P.  S.  Potter, of  949  Broadway est charmingly entertained  their friends  at a reception on Wednesday evening in  honor of Mr.  and  Mrs. "Somerton,   who   have   returned  from their  honeymoon, spent in  Victoria.   Large clusters of flowers were  everywhere in evidence, roses, sweet  peas and carnations.   Mrs. Potter was  assisted   in   receiving   her  guests   by  Mrs.McVety and  Mrs.  Craig,  while  a  bevy of pretty  little girls passed the  refreshments. Those serving were Miss  Myrtle James, Miss Mabel Harris, Miss  May  Elliott,   Miss  Ruth  Kerfoot   aud  Mary and Nettie Potter, little daughters of the hostess.    A delightful program of singing and music was given.  Refreshments were served from flower-decked   tables.    About  fifty  guests  enjoyed the pleasant evening.   Mr. and  Mrs. Somerton will leave the middle of  next week for New Michel. B. C. where  they wilf make their future home.  * *   *  Mr.   Walter   Pengelly,   of  Eleventh  avenue, left today for a few weeks'  camping to Pender Harbor.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wood left Tuesday for a trip to Toronto;  * *    *  n Mrs. A. Taylor and children, of  Kamloops. B. C, are visiting Mrs. A.  G. Taylor, 378 Fourteenth avenue east.  * *    *  GILMOUR-McARTHUR  The marriage of Mr. Roy Coulter  Gilmour and Miss Jean Grant Mc-  Arthur. both of Almont, Ontario, took  place in1 tho evening of Wednesday,  June 29th, at the home of the groom's  brother, 2406 Westminster Road, Vancouver, B. C.  The bride entered tho drawing room  to the strains of. the bridal march and  was given away by her uncle, Mr.  McArthur, of Perth, Ontario.  She looked very dainty in a gown  of point d'esprit over white silk, trimmed with white satin ribbon, wearing  the regulation veil with orange blos-  ' soms, and carrying a bouquet of white  roses. The ceremony was performed  under an arch of greens and flowers,  the Rev. Mr. Woodside officiating, and  >8 ���������*  Phone 4607  McGowen .&. Salter  THE   DON  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near 12th  Richmond Dairy Ice Cream and Butter fresh daily.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery just like mother used to make.  Yciu will note we keep only the BEST.  I ICE cream!  I For LAWN PARTIES an J SOCIALS ;;  ? ������  ������������������������ i'f  fper gallon, $2.001  ��������� 4  * ��������� ���������  | Special Discount to Frater- ;;  * nal   Orders   and f  Churches.               ;;  ���������  r  J.  &AVB ACT.  New   Westminster   Land- District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ida M. S. Debou. of  Vancouver. B. C, intends to apply: for  permission to purchase the following  described  lands:���������  Commencing at n post planted at tlie  Northeast corner of T. L. 26254; thence  40 chains, more or less. Kast; thence 80  chains, more or less, North;'thence 40  chains, more or less, West; thence 20  chuins, more or less North; thence 20  chains, more or less,West; thence 20  chains, more or, less. South; tiience 10  chains, more or less, East; thence 40  chains, more or less, South; thence 40  chains, more or less. West; thence 40  chains, more or less, South; thence 80  chains, more or less, Kast to point of  commencement containing six hundred  and forty (640) acres, more or less.  IDA M. S. DEBOU,  Name of Applicant.  William John.Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April 15th, 1910.  | Independent  | t)rug        I  | :     Store |  A *  ������ (Lepatourel & mcRae)        *  I Cor. 7th -&. Westminster 1  $ Avenues            I  i '���������''?  DO WE  BABIES ? 7  ���������ni'>)      mT^y$  A High Gade Watc h  Has three lasting qualities:   Perfect  Timekeeping,   beautifully finished,  mechanism and elegant in appearance.      We   carry  Howard       Hamilton  Waltham and Elgin  Watches that  are  known and  renowned the world over for their  good qualities.   Our stoclc is extensive  We carry every  size from  the lady's  smallest  size  to  tbe  23  jewel J 8 size  Gent's movement.  Give us a  look   tn when you  want to  talk Watch.    It will  pay you.  Well rather! -We, make  a specialty of Baby Photographs We eujoyjphoto-  graphing them, and they  enjoy being photographed, hence we get a pic-.;  tare tbat pleases their  parents. No <r"tnoved"  pictures leave this studio.  MOUNT PLEASANT  PHOTOGKAPHER  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and BROADWAY  OVER 68 VEAR8'  PERICNCf  G.  WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  Trade Mark*  Designs  Copyrights dc  Anyone tohdlng n nketch and description m������y  quickly aicortaln our opinion free whether an  Invention Is probnbly pntentable. Communlca-  tloiia strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patent*  sent froe. Oldest nsency for socurinir putentit.  I'aient* taken throiieh Muiin & Co. reoelrt  tprrUtt notice, w It.hout charge, in tho  Scientific JftiKriCM.  a handtomely lnaatwtat weekly. Lartrnt eliw  culation of any ac-.muiiiu journal. Term* tor  Canada, $3.V, a year, poatafo prepaid. Sold by  all newadtsalcra,  immediately after they retired to the  dining room, where the wedding supper was partaken of. The table being  artistically arranged with carnations,  smilax, white ribbons and red shaded  candles.  The happy couple left by automobile  amid showers of rice for Canyon View  Hotel, North Vancouer, to enjoy a  quiet honeymoon. Upon tbeir return  they will reside In tho Algonguine  JJIock. cor. Sth Ave. and Ontario St.  The gifts were many ami handsome, j  among them being a cabinet of cutlery  from J. A. Flett and staff, with whom  Mr. Gilmour is employed.  ���������    *    ���������  Master Freddie Dougherty returned  hime Tuesday evening, after spending  a week with friends at Cliill.iwack.  If it is  First Class  SrJOEMAK-  ING and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  We guarantee our woric to be as good  as any in the city.  Did you see the man in Mt. Pleasant  who uses a wart on the back of hi  neck for a collar button?    He's here.  * . |  |     The   best  stock*of  ARMS, |  | AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, J  I and SPORTING GOODS  can |  * A  *> be found at the store of ?  ���������J* ������j������  I Clias. E. Tisdall %  |        618-620 Hastings St. f  ���������:���������   a  wwvv*:1*,  >���������������%*���������������������������������<���������!  ���������><���������*���������>* *!���������  '\  IKeelep's Nursery" ^  For Choice Pot Plants  cylLSO BASKETS AND TUBS AT A SACRIFICE  o4.il in first class condition.  PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE wf: TERN CALL, VANCOUVER  BRITISH COLUMBIA  I  m  m  p  m  if������?)  m  ljif;  We Want Your  LOCALS  ITEMS  OF  INTEREST  SEND THEM IN.  Modesty has nothing  with the matter. You  owe it to your friends  to announce their visit  or your own social  events.  Help us to make  Mount Pleasant a  HOME CENTRE  It helps to Boost  TOUR  WARD!  VISITING FRIENDS  are glad to have mention macb of their visit;  friends are found that  you otherwise would  have no knowledge of  being near. Besides all  this it makes the community more homelike.  ; i  Drop us a card or  PHONE  1405 PHONE  THE  Western  Call  2408 Westm'ster Rd  ONE  YEAR   OF   HOG   RAISING IN  ALBERTA.  By N. K. Sorenson, Markerville,  Alberta.  I use in my hog business eight acres  of laud  bordering upon  the  Medicine  River.    The slope towards  the  river  is  covered   with   brush,   and   The  rest  or the land is partly in  .:���������  -ive grass  and  partly  seeded down   with  mixed  grain for pasturage,  whicii is a great  help   to   keep   pigs   in   good   growing  condition.  The principal building provides for  some 50 hogs, and in one end of it I  have a feed-room nith tauks for stor  ing water and bi;i jrmilk. The feed  room is surrounded on three sides by  feeding yards fenced in and they are  arranged so that hogs of nearly the  same size are fed . together. Outside  of the regular feed yards I have other  buildings used principally for brood  sows whenever I find it advisable to  separate them from the rest; while  there as well as straw stacks are available for farrowing quarters, the sows  seem to prefer farrowing in the bushel-  in sumer.  My bunch of hogs is of the Yorkshire breed, bred from registered stock  and consisted in February, 1909, of 1  boar, 13 sows and 27 young hogs for  fattening. During the year the brood  sows had 17 litters, totalling 138 pigs  of splendid vitality farrowed as follows: 8 litters in March, 5 in May and  4 in August. I bought 65 half-grown  hogs for fattening between September  11th and November 15th, 1909. In  February last I had 35 pregnant sows  and 2 boars, having sold altogether 207  head during the year. During pregnancy the sows are fed on oats; otherwise1 barley is the staple grain ration.  In my experience the young pigs show  less vitality when their dams have  been fed largely on barley.  Separate feeding yards are provided  for the small pigs where they can  always find barley, whole or ground,  and fresh buttermilk. It is very important to have the small pigs feeding  well when they are weaned, and they  should be fed liberally so as to keep  a clean skin and a good appearance,  without being fat.  I start fattening the pigs when they  are 3 to 4 months old, and give them  all the barley chop they will eat and  any buttermilk which is not needed  for the small pigs. I feed regularly  three times every day but only what  they will eat up clean.  The best size of pen is 12 feet by  10 feet with a 12 foot trough and it  gives room for ten hogs; larger pens  and  several  hogs  much disturbance. The pens are clean  ed out daily and some bedding is  placed in one corner of each. Hogs do  not thrive well unless they are kept  absolutely clean and the skin free from  scurf.  In order to secure the best results  we must kep the hogs comfortable and  treat them kindly. A hog so handled  should gain on an average 1% lbs.  per day from the day it is furrowed  until it is 5 months old. Beyond that  age every pound of gain in weight >  costs more' than under that age. My I  hogs have been in splendid health and j  I have not lost a single pig from disease. This I attribute to the open air,  exercise and excellent shelter afforded  by the push land surrounding my hog  yard. It also provides shade in the  summer for the goung pigs.    Feed and.Labor.    ���������  Of feed stufs, I used the equivalent  of- 2.S00 bushels of barley, or 134,400  lbs., according to the formula: 6 lbs.  buttermilk, 1 lb. oats, 1 lb. barley.  From this I have produced 29,480 lbs.  of hogs, using 4.5(5 lbs. of barley per  pound gained in the weight and thus  realizing 71.3 cents per bushel after  the principal items of expenditure,  such as interest and depreciation, are  deducted.  As to the value of the labor involved,  this becomes a matter of individual  calculation on farms where hogs are  kept in conjunction with other stock,  but it seems to me that in my situation it is easier to feed the barley to  the pigs than haul it 14 miles to railroad station.  The year's business  is summed  up  in the following statement, viz: ���������  Table to set  >1sh*r������.an'a Luck.  TIm tact he caught no nab *t ������U  Does not distress him math.  Upon bad luck of such a kind  He Ib not apt to touch.  The fisherman will raise hi* vote*.  Lamenting aU the day.  And tell of bow. despite hia pete*,  The big one cot away.  Although to catch necessities  We some of us may fall,  "We pass such things In silence by  Nor stop lo tell the tale.  Thus ln the bigger sea of Ufe  We find that It is so.  The whoppers that w* never cot  Coronrute our tale ot woe.  -New York Sua.  i������  Fully Domesticated.  A small boy had gone witb bis moth*  eV to board for a fortnight at a turn*  bouse down In Muiue.  At the Brst meal they found lunnmer-  able files buzzing about tbe Ublf. Tho  ttuull Ikij- n������gurd������"d I hem etoael* for A  .nlniite or two nitd then piped out,  much to the dltu-oitifort of tbe land*  lady and tbe amuseiiifiit of tbe Iwurd-  era. "Mamma, how tame tbewe Mas)  are!"���������Womun'a 11 hum? ConipaiikMi.  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Hammond, of Nelson Island, occupation  farmer, intend to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at  the South East corner of Pre-emption  No. 2131, being about 3-4 miles in a  South Easterly direction from mouth of  creek in Billings Bay (Nelson Island)  about 1-2 mile from the entrance of  bay: thence North 40 chains; thence  East 29 chains; thence South 40  chains; thence West 20 chains to stake  of commencement, containing 80 acres.  JOHN HAMMOND.  April 4th, 1910.  An Ornithological Suggestion*.  There is a some I've lately heard  Which runs. "I would I were a bird.  A singing thrush or cuolng dove!"  <The lami  put Into rhyme with "love.")  But. disregarding thins* erotic.  1 think, don t you. it's idiotic?  Th* thought to tnr hHn just occurred  That if 1 were t<> be h bird  1 fancy I would he im owl.  For that's the wisest kind of fow*.  With nothing in thi" world to do  Except io hoot. "Tu-whU. iu-who*r  This thought tuts *������tii<-whai of pretene*  To be considered common sense  And more conviction ought to bring  In places where (hey re wont to sing!  La    Touche    Hancock    in    New    Tork  Press.  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. Bain,  ot Vancouver, B. C, occupation wood  dealer, intend to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands: Commencing at a post planted  at the north-east corner of Lot 19,  thence north 20 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence south 20 chains, thence  east 80 chains more or less to point of  commencement.  IRVING L. 13AIN.  April 18th, 1910.  ���������a  THE    STORE  OF     QUALITY  I  Phone 1360  We hear a good deal about this  store being "Too Dear." We  challenge comparison with any  store in the city in staple lines  of goods. Of course we hear  row Jand again of "Snaps."  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class articles. All prices  rule alike. Call and convince  yourself.  Always a choice selection of  fresh fruits and vegetables on  hand.  s  I  N* Market.   /  Sparrow-You're rather kit* lo fa*  tksf back from tbe notnh    j  Kobtn-I bated to break away, otd  chap. Tbe farmer* down that way are  actually letting tbe cberrie* spoil a*  tbe treea.  Sparrow-Wby. how's that?  RoblD-l'rvhibttkM   baa  aockUII bua4uew.-l,u<k.  aVAJTS ACT.  New   Westminster   Land   District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ella Deboo, of Van-  "nitwr. B. C. occupation nurse. Intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described  lands i-^  CommencinK at a post planted nt the  Northeast corner of T. L. 20021; thence  80 chains, more or less, North; thence  80 chains, more or less. West; thence 80  chains, more or less, South; thence SO  chains, more or less Kast. to point of  commencement, containing six hundred  and forty /640) acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO,  Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April 15th. 1910.  i  . LAMONT'S GROCERY]  12243 Westminster Ave. I  I      Near Corner 7th       j  itii|i.������ii$n tp tuft.t igi ������.i|i.������.igi.������ iji ������njiitn|ntn|i m|i.������.^i  I NAFF2INGER & DUERR 7  '' BELT LINE BROKERAGE '  ��������� > 63 Broadway, E.      Phone 5761 ''  T  Choice Lots in South Vancouver,  <,  j $BOO and up.  ���������������������������'���������i1" <"������'<i'������'4i'������'4"������i<"������"l"������"l' ���������������<"��������� <��������� ��������� ��������� ��������������� ������'  TIm merry MtU* dandetfcma  In glossy fallow huts,  Alert and sweet.  They look as neat  Aa May tatter pats.  Th* *Re*ry ittti* sandettoM,  ���������o blithe and wtd������ awake.  They star the plain.  Th*y gam im* Ish*.  A������4. oh. what green* they 1  ���������Woman'* Hutu* Compaateav  rVelKaM* Enchang*.  "floea   folks  do   aay   that   time  ti  mooey."   remarked   the   rlllttf*  atore*  keeper. "but I 4������Mi't lake much atoct  Ik It"  -You 4ont. ebr queried tht loafae.  "No. I do������V'rvpltH ihe storekeeper,  "and I wish you'd si^-ud ��������� krttt wort  in each gives  too   mmey bew mwl a |Wlkj tea* tla**/*-  CMvago New*.  LandAot  Take netlce that I, W. J. Pascoe, of  Vancouver. B. C. occupation Broker, intend to apply for permission to purchase-  the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at th*  North-west corner of District Lot 1495.  on the East shore of Howe Sound, thence  East 2������ chains; thence North 40 chain-;  thence Bast 2t chains; thence North 4<>  chains; thence West 20 chains, more ot  less, to the shore line; thence Southwesterly, following the meander of said  1 shore line, 80 chains, more or less, t>  point of commencement, containing 16'  acres, more or lens.  WILLTAM JOHN PASCOE.  February 4th. 1910.  ASKE HALL  1540 Fifth Ave., West  Private Dances.    General Meetinfs  PHONE L&R1364  GEO. ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  Tht Ceminf  Qutttitn.  Whet they ask you if you rarer      !  Th* sulfraKe right  for all  S* careful with your an*w������r���������  flay nothing to retail.  Just tell them that your* ready  To give your views sttd then  Claim that you ln>|w "'������ coming���������  JMil do not tell tin-in when.  -Cleveland I'laln D**i*g.  A Dismal Outlook-  He was a new rttiUl������e>r in ��������� piano factory    Taking a ne������-ti<>ii of his polished  wood before tlie f<������wns������. he aakeil:  "Oin you see itt.v finish7"  "Yes." res|HHidetl ������������������������������������ foreman. "I <**b  vee your   finish   utiles*  you  do  lattice  i than thaf'-l'U-k-Me-Up.  Milady  In H*r Garden.  "She stoop* to cunqiier."  She stoops to punt the teed.  But whu. the dickrns  .-..-.:la..the,..u*e.?.,_. _ .���������  ^ ,       ., .���������, _ __.,.,;  Tor she mvi*t leuro to conquer Urat���������  Her neighbor s scratchlne chicken*  -Uetroi* Tribune,  doe*  Th* Kind.  Beasle���������What   kind   of   powd������������  your sister use on her face?  Bobby- From the explosions I heard  In the iturlor last utght. tt tnuat ba  gunpowder.-New Yortt Life.  STEVENS  The Boys who KNOW, all say���������  "T*a nitstt sua. yea cannot kit���������  WitkMt a STEVENS FAVORITE."  ���������We hear from an army of live, wide-  Vmerican Boys every xaorn-  uesting our 160 Page, illua-  awake American Boys every morn'  requesting our 16" ~  trited Firearm Catalog,  Why don't YOTT send for ������ copy?  Hailed for 6 cents in stamps, team  all about the famous  STEVENS  RIFLES, SHOTGUNS  PISTOLS, FIREARM  ACCESSORIES, ETC.  -   Ifrou cannot obtain STEVEKS  ARMS fcum iour dealer, ltt us  linn*, and we   vul  ,    ship  direct, express  jirrpiid.  L-;>on receipt  of dale;; price.  J. Stevens Anns &  Tool Co.,  T. O.B*x5Ml  Cakepee Fall*, Maw.  Smart.  I have heard all kinds of hard luek dope  But   the   thing   that   maketh   on*   more  than hot  It  to���������when   my   *y*a   er*   a-brtra   wltl  soap��������� "  Crop* wide for th* towel and find tt n������C  -Boston Pool  How Swtet!  "And now tbe papers aay tt It tbt  nralaraea trust"  "Yet, and 1 have no doubt they gwfn  tbeir eoda In airuptltioua waya?'���������  Judec       _  Fruitful Repartee.  **You are the appl* of my eye."  He whispered to her in th* chapel.  "I pin* for you." he also said.  And the maiden chirped aa ah* turned  deep red.  "Then I must be your pineapple-"  ���������Detroit Tribune,  A Proper Fraction.  Tbe Fraction leaned over and tooetoed  tbe Whole Number 00 the shoulder.  "Say," abe whispered nervously, "la  my numerator on straight?"���������Woman't  Home Companion.  Th* Cautious Robin.  Th' Incautious lark at dawn Is heart  In carols loud and pert.  By spring's deceptions undeterred.  But Mr. Robin, careful bird.  Still wears his flannel shirt.  ���������New 7ork Tltae*.  Th* Condition.  American Heiress���������Darling, will yoo  treat me right?  Bargain Duke���������Yea. dearest, as Jong  as 1 don't get left���������Baltimore American.  On* Advantage.  Thi glad I"m not like man," remajfca  The oyster, with a snicker.  1.  "1 simply can't get ln a brotl  As long aa I'm in liquor."  N*  ,  lji-^'lll'1'41"1'!"' IjW^HeHgl'Mfl^.^^-glH.ttK $i.������,$.������n.fi.t.ljl ,.||h������l|������.������.itl.������-tjh.ti$liti$ ������il|l f # ������.l|l'������'tj'������i*>  Trimble!  Ob NORRIS  REALTY CO.  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  2503 Westminster* Road  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  SOUTH VANCOUVER  Close to Westminster Ave  2 lots with 66 foot frontage all  cleared and in garden, with small  house on property   Price $900  Cash $300; bal. 3, 12, 18 months  WESTMINSTER RD SNAP  One lot close to Knight Road  Price $2500;   One-third Cash  Balance 6, 12, 18 months  DOUBLE CORNER  Close to Victo} ia Rd  Only $7S0  1-3 cash, bal. 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18  months.  SURREY ACREAGE  5 acre block for $800  $300 cash; bal. 6, 12, 18 mos  PHONE L3184  Trimble \ Norris  -������~*M * ��������� ������ V"*"  >������������������������������-��������� '���������'���������'���������'���������'���������'���������'' I  asm assmmntmsmsmmmt%\mm9smtsmsmm%%%m%mssss9oawaM\mW^  Refrigerators, Screen Boors,  Windows.  Lawn flowers  Lawn Sprinkers, Garden Shears, Etc  Agenr  SHIRWIN-WILLIAMS  PAINTS and VARNISHES  E. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  BEE-KEEPING  <) ��������� J; ��������� gjl-������.||H������HSwMJf^li������ilt������l'l|H������������4''������H|l^-l|n������'gj|i������iJl  I ..���������  t Farm Lands For Sale  147 acres good farm land in Langley with  half mile frontage on Fraser River, with a  Government wharf on the property and a  good road through it. Only $100.00 an acre.  #  *>  McLELLAN & DAI5ER  1052 Westminster cAvenue    -    -    -    Phone 4862  THE  I ������^<^*'HK^'^^������*^������***4^^������l>������H������*������H'  Acme Plumbing & Heatiug Co.  *  For Estimates on Plumbing  HOT AIR OR WATER HEATING  :&*a*jsaVaiaKSmajBjBaaassBnaaBBB>sBBna*BaSBBl  5545  Vancouver  PHONE  319 Broadway E  Introducing Queens.  The more one learns about bees the  more he finds that he does not understand, and nothing about these wonderful creatures is more interesting than  the methods or reproduction. What  use there is of great numbers of  drones is beyond comprehension unless  it is to maintain the warmth in the  hive while the workers are out on their  jobs. Probably that is their use, for  as soon as the work season is over the  drones are promptly put where they'  will not consume any more honey. How  on earth a quen bee, having mated but  once, can keep on laying immense  numbers of feitile eggs for years is  also beyond comprehension. Still another thing is the fuss made by the  bees about the introduction of a new  queen mother. And yet it is through  the queen that the stock must be maintained and improved, and one of the  never failing topics in bee circles is  the best method of introducing new  queens. Writing in Gleanings in Bee  Culture in respect to this matter, J. M.  Buchanan says:  Here is the direct method, as practiced in my own apiary. About the  middle of the day the old queen is re:  moved; or if the colony has been  queeniess for more than twelve hours  the combs are closely examined, and  ail queen-cells cut out. This is important. Now get a piece of wire cloth  about three inches square. Roll this  into the form of a cylinder % inch in  diameter. Tie a string around it, and  insert a cork in each end. This is our  "introducing cage." Just before sundown place the new queen, alone, and  without food, in the introducihg-cage,  and piace this out of the reach of any  bees, and let it remain thus for three-  quarters of an hour. Now the hive-  cover is partly removed so as to expose one or two frames, and a very  little smoke blown in to drive back the  bees. Take out one of the corks of the  cage, and let the queen run down between .the frames. Blow in another  whiff of smoke and close up the hive,  and the operation is done.  It seems that the scent of the queen  has less to do with her acceptance by  MINING IN CANADA  |$^l$wJ������*$������������J������3������J.Mgl������2.t$!.J.t3t.Jw2*������jM^  l������l������5M*!.J������ijl.J.I0������������J.<3������������2������$������������j������  Frallpk and Harrison  ���������'Mount Piem>3*ntmmfAli'&IAQiE PAINTERS  Work done Promptly and with Despatch  272  8th  Avenue ������  (From Standard of the Empire.)  Some interesting evidence on coal  mining methods employed in England,  the United States, and in Canada, has  been submitted to the Canadian Conservation Commission by Dr. Eugene  Haanel, the chief of the Mines Department of the Canadian Government.  The system employed in England is  that known as the "longwall" method,  by which practically the entire coal In  the seam is extracted, only the coal  of pillars and barriers in the air and  passage ways being left behind and  sacrificed.  The percentage of irrecoverable coal  under this system is equal to 6 per  cent. While the "longwall" method  Increases the actual cost of extraction  per ton, the productive life of the mine  is greatly prolonged. In the United  States and Canada the "room and  pillar" method is followed. It is less  expensive, and permits the extraction  of the largest tonnage on the lowest  possible cost, irrespective of the loss  of life entailed, or of the amount of  coal left behind. By this system, however, only 50 per cent, of the original  coal is extracted, and the subsequent  removal of pillars is a dangerous  operation, and entails a great loss of  coal, amounting at least to 15 per cent.,  and sometimes to double this figure.  In England the average loss of life  per thousand men employed during the  years 1903-1907 was, in coal mines 1.29,  and in metalliferous mines 1.0S. In  Canada the loss of life in coal mines  averages 5:94 per thousand, and in  metaliferous mines 5.35. Coal mining  in British Columbia provides the highest loss per thousand, namely, 9.21, and  in metalliferous mining (silver and  iron) in Ontario 7.36 is recorded. This  high rate in Ontario for silver and Iron  contrasted with copper and nickel,  whicii is 2.19, is undoubtedly due to  the Cobalt silver field, where no less j  than one-third of the loss of life is said ;  to be due to explosives.  Dr. Hoffman, the statistican of the  Prudential Insurance Company of  America, commenting on the unfortunate loss of life, and the occurrences  of acidents in the mining Industry in  u-e colony than her behavious on being | North America generally, says that if  the companies operating the coal  mines'of North America were forced  to pay compensation for loss of life  and acidents, as under the Euglish law,  they would have incurred an expenditure of $7,656,000 during 1908. If this  money had been expended in more  .economical and safer methods of mining*, the number of lives lost would  have been. greatly decreased and the  available fuel supply greatly increased.  &iiak*aa^jBi&^  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  [{PHONE 6571 COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and FRONT ST  f  Speedy \t Safe  is the action of  lYAL'SWILD  STRAWBERRY  COMPOUND  all cases of cramps, colic, dys-  ltrey, or other bowel complaints  luised by warm weather.  This remedy is highly antisep-  1c in its action and contains no  pistes yet it gives prompt relief  tthout the "dupe" effect. We  low of nothing quite as good.  (Uteres! Pharmacy  (E. R. GORDON, Chemist)  \214-   Wasisnsnstep  Ave.  IONH4007 Near ICth Avenue.  Large assortment of  JAPANESE BROOMS  Reg. 50c value for 25c.  MURRAY'S GROCERY  Corner 10th and Westminster Avenue  Two matrons of a certain Western  city, who respective matrimonial ventures did not in the first instance prove  altogether satisfactory, met at a woman's club one day, when the first  matron  remarked:  "Hattie,  I  met  your  'ex.'  dear  old  Tom   the  day  before  yesterday.     We  Stalked much of vou."  V  ��������� j    "Is  that  so?"  asked  the other ma-  reieased; - if she is frightened, or acts  in a haughty or insolent manner, the  bees recognize her as a stranger, and  promptly sting or worry her to death.  If, however, she is lonesome and hungry,-as'is the case when introduced by  this method, instead of: running as if  frightened, or passing by with 'an arrogant' air, when she meets a bee she  humbly begs for food. This is always  given, and so all is serene. It is, perhaps, best, though not imperative, for  the colony to remain without a queen  for half a day, or until they realize  their queeniess condition. However, I  have on several occasions removed the  old queen and put in a new one at  the same operation, and the bees, did  not sem to know any difference. Either  laying queens or girgins can be sue  cessfully introduced by this method.  Not the least advantage of this plar  is the small loss of time in egg-laying,  as compared with some of the older  methods, and this is an important consideration where the queen is Intro  duced before or during the hbiiey-fldw.  Now for actual results: Out of 25C  queens Introduced by this method during the past three years I have lost  only three, and those were given tc  laying-worker colonies; while during  the same time, and under practically  the same conditions, I have had about  twenty per cent, of failures by the ordinary cage-aild-candy plan.  Commenting on the foregoing, the  editor of Gleanings says that, although  the plan is evidently original with Mr.  Deachman, it is in fact old and is  known as the "fostering plan." It is  also said that, while it may be successful and experienced and skllfull  beekeepers, it is not safe for a novice  to try. And the editor adds on the  general subject:  First���������When a little honey is coming  in it is much easier to introduce and  unite bees than during a dearth.  Second���������A queen in the height of her  egg laying will be accepted far more  readily than one that has been deprived of egg laying, as in the case of  one that has been four or five days in  the mails.  Tird���������Some colonies are more nervous than others. To open a hive ot  such on an unfavorable day might  arouse the inmates to a slinging fury  Indeed, such colonies will often bai;  and sting their own queen when the  hive is oi.-ened if the day is unfavorable.  Fourth���������It 'is easier to introduce  !t:r-n.  'Did he 'seem sorry when you  t~dd  him  of  my  second   marriage?"  "indeed he did;    and  said so most  frankly."'  "Honest?'  "Honest. Ke said he was extremely  sorry, tho. he added, he didn't know  the man personally."  ward  ni^Iit,  o:  ing the day.   The :  .alter daii. li.c ������'  jhas subsided. Tl:  ! robbing  and  no  i  a iter   a  unr  eason oj: tins is  ;uen:c-:u of the  ���������re is :;o chaise;  iason   for  vigil.  da>  hi  j short, bees are not expecting trouble  1 and are  net inclined to  m^ke  arty.  Fifth���������A fasting queen���������or. rather, a  queen that is hungry���������will usually ask  Joey's Luck.  It was Joey's first term at school,  and he had troubles of his own getting used to the routine. One day a  friend of the family said to him:  Joey, I suppose you are at the head  of your class."  "Oh, yeth, thir," replied Joey with a  smile. .  "Why, Joey, how is that?" said his  father. "You have always been at the  foot."  "Yeth, thir, but you see the teacher  turned the clath around."  Caught That Time.  A college professor who was always  ready for a joke was asked by a student one day if he would like a good  recipe for' catching rabbits. "Why,  yes," replied the professor. "What is  it?"  "Well," said the student, "you crouch  down behind a thick stone wall and  make a noise like a turnip."  "That may be," said the professor  with a twinkle in his eye, "but a better way than that would be for you  to go and sit quietly in a bed of cabbage heads and look natural."  Anything to Oblige.  While crossing the ocean the two  sprightly children of very seasick parents were scampering around the deck.  "Tom, dear," said the mother in a  weary voice, "the children are too near  the railing," But he was too ill to notice, and in sheer desperation his v/ife  nudged him on the arm. "Speak to  them, Tom," she said faintly.  With a wan smile he lifted his head  and said:   "Eh���������how do you do?"  for food, and hence will generally be  created mo:e considerately than one  that .shows fear or fight.  Sixth���������The scent factor cannot be  \zi)(>--'(.-A. It is because of this variety  uf   conditions,  which   the   average   l;e-  and many old  ;ind. that we  mcuci ;he fast!  mc  ei'.eer-ers ci;i not  :>uid i:o* rc-coni-  >���������! in i!:'0;'ei'e:;.'-c-  !'.  Main usos. ci-  :0'''"6 no fr'ccn>.  in ��������� ������������������.'��������� -caging plan. .'  . :;c-:\ according tc* ('in  >::'.:':; c:'he:- !:c- s= ;���������"���������'.���������; h<-  r-tir-.-.������,r here he asi:cd us not u> ]':���������::'������������������:<���������  ���������hi.- :~";<'ei!!ent. h'-rau.-'- Le though! lie  v'V,;!-; nc.!t te !-e>i^-v<-d: but we know  him well enough to say that he wouid  no: misrepresent the facts.  iMTIE  AND  House  Fittings  0  L!  G  H  T  FOR CASH  CHURCHES  Baptist  MTPLEASANT  Baptist Church���������  Cor. 10th Ave. mod Quebec St.  E������V. S. Evbrton. B. A., rastor.  25013th Avenue, East.  Preaching Services���������11 a. m. and 7*80  p. m.   Sunday School at 2:80 p.. m.  B. Y. P. U.���������Monday, 8 p.m.  Methodist  MT. PLEASANT CHROH.���������.  Corner Tenth ave. and Ontario   t  Services���������Preaching at It a. m. and at  7:00 p. m.     Sunday School and Bible  Olaea at 2:80 p. m.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall. B.A ,B.D  Pa������tor.  Paraonage 123 Eleventh avenue, weat. Tele  Presbvtcrian  MT. PLEASANT Church-  comer Ninth ave. and Quebec at.  Sunday Services���������Public worehip at  11 a. m aud 7:00 p.m ; Sunday aohool  and Bible Class at 9:80 p. ni.; Mo*>  day���������Christian Endeavor at 8:00p. m.  Wednesday���������Prayer Meeting at 8:00  p. m. Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. W. Woodside, M. A.,  .-tea. 170 Ninth ave. W.      Tel. BSM8.    PutOT.  ������Ml  WESTMINSTER Church-  Cor. Welton and 36th.   One block  ot Westminster Ave.  services���������Sunday 11:00 a. m. and VM  p. m.   Sunday School 3:80.  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8.00 p.m.  Rev. J. U. Caitcbon, B. A.,  Residence Cor. Quebec and 2Iat. Paitor.  ~ Anglican  We sm  r  We have a  variety in the  house necessities.  rattan chairs  kitchen furniture  bedroom f11 tings  garden chairs j  You  connot afford to miss our  values.  F.L  0  1024 Westminster Ave.  3T. MICHAELS���������  vJ   Corner 9tb ave. and Fringe Edward tl.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a. m.  and Kveneong at 7:80 p. m. each Son-  day. Holy Communion on first and  third Sundays in each month after  Morning Prayer, and on second and  fourtn Sunders at 8:00 p. m. Son-  day School at. 2:30 p.m.  Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector.  Rectory, Cor. Aw. 8th and Prince Edward St.  Telephone 'bsfris.  u*J.> XU.AJL. tiAft 1ST CHURCH���������  <J      Corner Tenth Ave. aud Laurel St.  5ERVICK8- -Preaching at  11  a.m. and  7:30 p.m   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m.  Rev P. Clifton Parker, M. A ; '  nth Ave, w ��������������������������� ��������� Pastor.  Latter Day[Saihts  REORGANIZED Church of Christ^  -. .J"*? Ninth avenue earn .���������"  SER^CEs-Every Sunday evening at 8  ocloek. .Sunday school at 7 o?clock  Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8pm  J. S. Rainey, Elder.  LODGES  Independent Orqer  of; Oddfellows  MT. PLEASANT Lodge No. 'l 9.  Meets every Tuesday at 8 p.  m ,  in [. O. O. F. Hall Westminster ave.,  Mt.  Pleasant.     Sojourning brethren  cordially invited to attend.  A. Campbell, Noble Grand, Adela P. O.  J. Doug-las, Vice Grand, 2(ith & Westr.  Tbos Sbwell, Rec. Sec. -jsi 7th ave. v..  to val Orange Lodge  MT. PLEASANT L. O. L. No. 1843.  Meets the 1st and 3d Thursday ot  each month at 8p!m .' in  the K. of P Hall.  All     visiting   Brethren  cordially welcome.  John Coville, W. M.  30 13th ave. \V.  N. E. Louoheed, Secy  *S5 17th ave., W.  Independent Order Foresters  COURT VANCOUVER No. 1828-  Meets 2d and 4th Mondays of each  month at 8 p. in., in the Oddfellows'  Hall, Mt. Pleasant. Visiting bretb-  ern always welcome.  H. Hankins, Chief Ranger  M. J. Crehan, Rec. Sec.  837 PrinceFtmtreot, City.  A. Pengelly, Financial Secretary.  237 Eleventh avenue cast.  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair^Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  Leave your orders at the Western Call  t  SEEDS  ^  Early Rose,  Gold Coin and  Burba nk  SEED POTATOES  S. W. KEITH  Broadway and Westminster Road  Also large stock of  Gardes Seeds  Lawn Grass  Poultry* Supplies  &c.  ^  J t^nruxac* i-wu,ra; j>it-> rd ii  ������������������wir'W'>rr:!������ ������������������?"*���������,-������ r������~ ------  J^sHCT-^Tf-  ,-.������-jnra������������.���������..r������������i���������      TH1 WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLOMBIA.  PUBLIC    MORALS  r (Continued from Page One)  While these discussions 'are progressing the exploiter, the eor-  poratiou expert is living and acting his part to perfection. He is  moral, he is suave, he s orthadox. You never knew the perpetrator of a "public crime" to have an opinion on any question  where a principle was involved. He eschews any compromising  topic. He is always agreeable and amenable to the opinions of  society generally upon all questions of private conduct. He is  never a prophet or a pioneer. He will never be so foolish as to  sacrifice his "material" welfare to some "absurd" principle.  Absurd because it is altruistic.  The circumstances of life have changed greatly during the past  century. The methods of getting a living have increased in variety and in opportunities. We have become more dependent upon  one another. The telephone and telegraph carries our messages,  the gas company cooks our food,,the sugar, beef and bread trusts,  etc., feed us. Every branch of life is specialized and organized  to such an extent that we are absolutely dependent upon the integrity of the officials of the various great corporations for the necessities of life. It will then immediately become apparent to any  thoughtful man that with this new and advanced form of social  organization there will of necessity spring up new forms of "sin."  The increased opportunities must inevitably result in the introduction of forms of crime impossible under the old individualistic  system.  There has in fact grown up great social abuses which are entirely distinct from personal vice.     There is no relation between  the expert lobbyist who sways a legislature and the man who burglarizes a safe.     The latter steals from an individual at the risk of  his life, the former is   party .to a wholesale robbery of the people  and is the more reprehensible in that he is trusted as an honest  citizen.     One is an outcast who slinks around in the darkness, the  other is a deceiver and traitor, but is not catalogued, and frequent?  the best society.   The public are quick to condemn the perpetratoi  of a crime of a vicious character, because it can see some direct  present effect; they will demand severe retribution for aii act oi  violence, the effect of which closely follows the act and is directly  connected with it.     For instance, almost any self-respecting man  will join in giving a public flogging to a man found-guilty--of wife  beating, but how few ever dream of exposing to public execration  the vendor of adulterated foods, which are deadly in their effect  and attended with just as much suffering.     The difference lies in  the fact that in one case, the act is visible violence, in the other the  effect is distant and not directly observed.     The vials of pnblit  wrath are poured out upon a motorman who happens to run dowr  a child crossing the track, but we seldom think of attacking tin  character or freedom of the director who enforces the schedub  which controls the motorman and who insists upon retaining an in  adequate fender in spite of the repeated pleadings of the public.  Thus there has sprung up. as a result of our advanced and complicated methods of life, a new set of crimen nd criminals which a'w-  not provided for in the criminal code.     The lobbyist, the ward  "boss," tlie corporation lawyer,  the unscrupulous director, tht  cold-blooded manager, the employer of child and female-labor, th(  adulterer of foods, the patent medicine manufacturer, the insurance  grafter, the purchaser of judges, the dividend producer, no raattei  how secured, and a whole host of other criminals.       Their work it  done cunningly and through tools, agents and .understrappers vrtu  are forced to carry out their mandates in spite of themselves or los;  their jobs. _   .    . ���������  It is a very enchanting sight to see young Rockerfeller giving  his whole life to manage the enormous fortune which his father hat  bequeathed to charities, but it would be a *ar nobler sight it w������  ccmld behold a change of heart in both the "old" and the "young  oil king regrding their method of securing tbeir wealth.   As lai a  can be seen there is no change in the method used by .them in ma  ipulating their affairs.   'The "pipe-line" trust still holds its mot  opoly, the Stanlard Oil will still ruthless ywrth out mercy  crus  if it can its smaller competitor.     The legislature* are are stdl bcint  corrupted and senates bought and sold at will  And while thes<  pure"so"uTs are not directly "corrupting and crushing, still the stub  born fact remains that they, the Kockerfellers. demand    resuIts  and they know that their officials must perform what thev them  ^tl^ t thi. much-heralded philanthropy whil  the other "social crimes" continue, and well we may We requir  the heinousness of these indirect corporate sins against societ> .������.  a ouickenine of the public conscience so that we will rem gni/t .  crime ������ qSSkly in the rich as in the poor, so that we shall real.*  H possible these should be held up to public ^f-^X  just as much as those lower forms ot mdiv.dual vice. h^S  developments of the age demand a, new *������c��������� j������f ������ ������ '^ ���������  standee* mrality and we should e������de^0^ ^S^^ ������U1  public social and economic morals at as high a standaid a*  individual.  oiu  We Specialize in  ���������^  A Home or a Building Lot.    We can Place you Right  You cannot afford to pay rent when we can place you  j  in a home of vour own with so little cash outlay.  5-Room Modern House comprising Parlor, Dming  Room, Kitchen, 2 Bed rooms, Bath and Toilet, good  Pantry, Full Basement. Furnace.  Price $2650   400 cash, bal easy  6-Room Modern House one block from car. This  is an Ideal Home containing Parlor. Dining Room with  Fire Place, Beautiful Mantle, Pantry, 3 fine Bedrooms,  Bath and Toilet, Full Basement, Furnace.;j  Price $3000, 300 down, bai easy  7-Room Modern House   on Scott. Street; nice lot,  close to car 4200   Good terms  Imperial Investment Co., Ltd.  JAS. L. LOUOHEED,  Manager  2313 Westminster Ave. Phone 345 J  A PUGILIST IN TOWN  He may be heard at the Oddf ellowi  Hall in Mount Pleasant on <Sunda:  Evening at 8 o'clock, when he will tel  about his KNOCK OUT  HIGH-SCHOOL EVILS.  Dr. Francis E. Clark thinks it is high time that we were "awakened to the foolishness and wickedness;that are fouud in some of  our High Shools." The great Christian Endeavor leader makes it  clear that he does not include all the High Schools in his indictment  ���������only those where the teachers and parents have permitted evil  conditions to develop under their very eyes without applying adequate remedies. One cause of deterioration, he says in "The Christian Endeavor World'' (Boston), is the High School dance, which is  sometimes so public and promiscuous as to "have many of the objectionable features of the public dance-halls." "An appalling revelation," he gravely aifirms, could be written on this subject, and he  declares he is speaking by the book when he says that "there are  many girls, not out of their teens, who have been ruined, body and  soul, for time and eternity, by these dances." These strong words  are supported by Mr. David R, Porter, a secretary of Y. M. C. A.  work among boys of high-school age, who recently made an address  on "Moral Conditions in the High Schools" before the Religious-  Education Association. Mr. Porter's revelations go far beyom  anything Dr. Clark hiuts at.  The High School secret societies are another source of evil  They have been attacked in many cities and have often been suppressed, but many still exist, openly or secretly, and fathers,  mothers, and pastors have been writing to Dr. Clark to commend  his new assault on these miseries of infantile snobbery. The Endeavor leader says furthei:  "I formerly thought that girls were more easily reached by  the appeals of religion than boys, that their consciences were more  sensitive, and their higher natures more fully developed than their  brothers'. I am coming to doubt that, especially with girls "of the  High School age.  "On the cars and on the streets I see more vulgarity and rudeness of behavior, less respect for others, and more indifference to  the general public welfare among the High School girls than among  the boys; and it is often harder to find steadfast, earnest, Christian  vorkers among them than among those of the other sex.  "Yet it is not the teachers or the pupils who are chiefly respon-  .ible for this condition in many of our High Schools, but primarily  he parents who do not know enough or care enough to keep their  ���������hildren out of these secret societies, and who encourage the late  :iours, the dances, and the attendant dissipation for the sake of the  supposed social advantages. Or, if they do not encourage them, they  yield weakly to the importunities of their children; and the demur-  ilizing results are the same.  "Many a father or mother has awakened with shame and contrition, when it was too late, to. the results of such carelessness and  overweening ambition when the daughter has brought disgrace and  ;onfusion of face upon the family.  "I write about this because 1 have upon my heart, particularly  the boys and girls of this High School age, the age of adolescence,  the most critical, and in many respects the most important, period  of human life. *     ���������������*' 4ffll  "I know thousands of these boys and girls in our High Schools  of pure, noble, Christian characters. I know scores of .teachers who  ������re conscientious and watchful of the morals of their pupils. Alas  .hat all are not of this type-"  Humor <mS Philosophy  By  DUNCAN   M. SMITH  8<  A  SORE  AFFLICTION.  Of all the bores that try men's souls  And cause them to repeat  Some very wrong an J naughty words  With vigor and much heat  The one big bore that takes the prize  And matches any two  Is. if you are a judge of bores.  The one that troubles you.  Ton can be quite resigned to those  Who meet you once a year  And pour for one brief afternoon  Their troubles In your eur.  It's those who follow you about  And every moment spoil  With stupid, stale and pointless wit  Wfco ihould be boiled In oil.  fou   know    the   klnd-the   one   who  thinks  Of you as his one friend.  Who always wonts to hang around  His leisure lime to spend.  And who you wish you could suppress  Or blot him from the view,  Tet cannot quite Insult because  He nuikei so much of you.  Like dripping of a constant rain  That wears awuy u brick.  The steady bore gets on your nerres  And reaches to the quick.  Though you may hint about a gun  That's lying on th������ shelf  Or grow sarcastic when he calls.  He will not chase hUaself.  In view of the Twelfth Celebration  the following may be of interest, lo  Western Call readers:  THE   ROYAL   ORANGE  ASSOCIATION.  IU Origin.  The lx>yal Orange Association is  ���������rish In its origin. The Order came  nto existence shortly after William,  ^rince of Orange headed the Pratea?  cant cause in the home land duidnj}  he reign of King James the Second  f the last quarter of the seventeenth  entury. To-day the Association;rib  ��������� orld-wlde in its organization and, influence. Its strongholds are in the  ilritish Isles, Canada and the United  ���������States; but it is now. both iiiterde-  lominallonal, being represented chief-  y in all the English-speaking countries  ind among all the larger Protestant  lenominations.: It - has among its  eading members some of the most  prominent ministers of the English,  'resbyterian. Methodist, Baptist and  Congregational communions, besides  >ther prominent men, influential'-ii;  government, parliament and ciVi-.  circles,..,    __.     ���������   .    ���������  .,  In Canada alone there is an emollient of some two and a half millions,  .ot counting the True Blues, which is?  i preparatory Older including youths  nd leading up to Orangism. In Biit-  sh Columbia the Orange Order claim!-:  he largest membership of any of the  raternal societies. There are some  ���������eventeen lodges in Vancodver alone.  \nd every It. C. town and city has its  j.OAj. Winnipeg is another big Can-  alian centre of Orangism. as also  Toronto with its thirty or more lodges  ind a host, of municipal, church, temperance and moral reform officials  imohg its mest anient supporters and  workers.  Its Mission.  As ihe Oramve Order at heart, is.  iistinctly patriotic and relisroiis. tliis  tow more than ever in its history, and  hus having to do with the two mightiest spirits of the human feeling and  notive. it is not to be wondered at  hat its real mission should be mis-  -nderstood, as it is by not a few. But  his is owing chiefly-to the peculiar  onrMtion and the excrewies of sterner  and more strenuous times. To-day,  ?nder the search-li?ht of a beneficent  ������ress and Pulpit publicity, more alive  ban ever to the Country's vital issues.  ind with a vastly better educated and  '?ss bigot-blinded populace, the real  mission of Orangism is rapidly coming  'o be understood in its true light; and  \he question. "Is there a Cause," is not  ;o frequently put of late by either the  Romanist or Protestant neighbor.  Both are coming to see that to-day.  hat the Orange Association stands  ^s a bulwark for considerably more  nan the cause of Protestantism, tha-  t. stpnds for the liberty of conscience  ->���������,,. ���������.. -~,.,n with pnerial nrivi'eee?  to none, whether he be Protestant or  ^masnst.   fcvery Orangeman is swon  -> live for this, and no true Orangeman  irgets this exalted principle or goes  :ack  on   it.    If  he  ever   does,  it   Is  ���������ecause it ia from want of thought,  rather than from want of.heart. This  his nearest neighbor is not slow to  recognise. If Orangemen are solemnly  obligated to work for protestant ruler-  ship, for the absolute separation of  Church and State, for the ncn-inarriage  of Protestants to Roman Catholics and  for the education of the Protestant  young in non-Catholic institutions, it  is because they firmly believe that the  larger and more vital cause of political  and religious liberty will be better  served and the greatest good to our  country's citizenship secured anil  guarded thereby.  True to the great character building principles of the Protestant faith  and true to the forward missionary  temperance and moral reform move  ments of the twentieth century, the  Orange Association of this country is  repidty becoming a leading and might \  factor for the uplift of society and the  stability of our beloved Dominion. In  common with all the great fraternal  bodies, no man iu the intoxicating  liquor business is allowed to be n member of the Orange Order: and drunkenness-, on the |>at't_of:. an_ Orange man is  now regaided as u scandal and severely disciplined in the lodges. It is  significant that not a few lodges now  have a strict total abstiuancc pledge  with an open and avowed temperance  policy as a part of I heir work; and  that every Grand Lodge in Canada has  pronounced strongly against the legalized drink traffic as a menace to tht  public good, Some of the stionger  ">istric:t Ledges have a regular couis'e  of educational addresses and lectures  that have done a large amount of good  in the creating of li.iit public sentiment. The Order snppoi ts a successful orphuiiage interest and is strongly  and equitably organized in its insur-  ��������� nee and sick-benefit department, bavin one of the safest and least expensive contracts for its membership.  Its  Degrees.  There   are   live   regular   degrees   in  thi.s Order:    The Orange. Purple. Blue..  Royal   Arch    Purple,    anr   the   Royal j  Scarlet   Chapter,   with   a   sixth,   The (  Royal   Arch   Purple,   and   the   R< yal  eleven degrees of its own.    The last.  The   Scarlet  and  the  Black  are   uniformed and knighted lodges.  The Rescue.  The storm had spent its force, leaving the proud ocean liner n wreck of Hnt  former self. The hatches were abaft  the binnacle, and tbe spanker Ihmmi  had a compound fracture In Davy  Jones' locker. Any one at all acquainted with nautical terms will see at once  that the queen of the w>hs was in bad  shape.  She was sinking slowly but surely  Into water that was several miles deep.  There was no hope of getting her to  port. The small bouts had been washed  away and the life preservers bad all  been worked up into hamburger steak  for the benefit of the steerage passen  gers. The outlook was dark.  Suddenly a young girl rushed up from  below and shouted. "Saved!" Launching  her "Merry Widow" hat. she iuvited  all to step aboard, which they did, and  a pleasant voyage was had. provisions  enough having beeu taken along to last  them until port could lie made.  Tribute to Her Skill.  "The disguise  was perfect.  His closest  friends didn't  know bim "  "How did he  make up?"  "Had a lady  barber cut his  -<**'      hair."  the Good Ohi���������  When summer comos  With wealher |iot  The skeete.r hums'  And lays a plot.  The chap astute  Presents his bill.  With hoi salute. "  And drinks his till.  When'summer has-  At lax I a rove  Such good things as  The Million stove  We slum ami  to  The tiriTiieii shout  To come ami pui  The summer out.  Aimed at Her.  "Here is a docim- * ho says that the  drunkard is a victim of auto intosicsi  tion." ���������  "That's right: blame it on the auto.',  said Mrs. Coax bard, who was trying to  induce her husband to buy her one.  Not Their Doings.  "I   hear   the   president   Is   going   to  ���������hoot big game In Africa."  "Has he beeu invited?"  "Well, not by the game."  PERT  PARAGRAPHS.  Cause for Reflection.  "The editor of my paper." declared  the business manager to a little coterie  of friends, "is a peculiar genius. Why.  would you believe it. when he draws  fcis; weekly salary he keeps out only one  dollar for spending money and send3  the rest to his wife in Indanapolis!"  His listeners���������with one exception,  who sat silent and reflective���������gave  vent to loud murmurs of wonder and  admiration.  "Now, it may sound thin," added  'he speaker, "but it is true, nevertheless."  "Oh, I don't doubt it at all!" quickly  rejoined the quiet one; "I was was  only wondering what he does with the  lollar!"  A. grouch costs more than you speut  the night before acquiring it, aud that's  Hlwnys plenty iu iiseK.  The person who really expects to bi  disappointed isn't.  You need to have plenty of friends il  you have a perpetual grouch, and then  you can annoy them in relays.  The man with rollers isn't the only  fellow on a skate.  Why is it that iast season's hat i*  always so horridly unbecoming to m>  lady?  There are plenty of people who knov  bow to earn an honest dollar who hate  like tbe mischief to do it  Keeping up appearances is undoubt  edly necessary���������until a disappearanc  becomes imperative.  He la a great man who can always  please a woman and himself at the  came t������������"*.  Sunburn would be dreadfully painful  tt It wer   ������ot fasbionabift.  TJELEN   BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  at  -������"L   Elecution, Physical Culture and  Oramtitic  Art.    Plays Coached, Entertainments Directed, Platform Recitals.  Studio: 992 -Hornby Street  Telephone RHRS5.  ������������������**H-Hf^*���������#���������^^HHJ������|������J^H.;������5,^.<|:<.^.J^i  furniture! store  i       3334 Westminster Avenue.  Beds, Bed Springs and Mat-  -|; tresses, Dressers and Stands,  ;; Extension and Kitchen Tables,  I Carpet Squares, Linoleums, Oil  X Cloth with leather seats, Easy  % Chairs, Sofas, Crockery ware,  Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rttgs. Lace Curtains and Poles.  M, H. COWAN.  W. A. Mullen  2440 wtbTMlN&UKAVe  TCF   CPRAMt   3/1 ] * R1  rKUriJS, COM'LLTIOMlRY,  ClbAKS.     ALL KINDS   OP  SOFT   DRINKS  Florence M. Reidl  Instructor in . . . A  tiano atul TUtvry  Studio: 37 Tenth Ave., W.(  Vuitcouvir, a. c.  THE   PROUD   FAfHr>.        ./]  Wrapped up iii li.iu'.'   W,-.,.  . ......  We tulk h bo til lain  Km- tn. ;<���������:<!,  ,i.. .  We're as i>rvu<j ������i i,;;h. \.i������. h* w- ....- u������f  For never a  for.jj!'.>���������������!��������� ciiM ��������������������������� ^:,   .vn;  He knnwa BO  niucll for a  l.Ux- i,t   :r.i.-.  Who  wouldn't   love  nun  iui������ :i   hi-un   tt  ���������lone,  ���������ome   men   with   children   are    Imhv.h  know,  But ours is a wonderful child. *nd at  . 1 feel I've a i-i������lit  At times to recite  The remarkable things  H* says each night.  il������ keep* us laughing the whole qay long  0s Mi learned to sing a comic song.  And tha things he says are so quaint an^  old.  TAnd th* things he do*s-tf I talked  Oos-half 6t his brightness would be ml]  told.  I could talk a week and have more  ���������ay.  Be really possesses remarkable powers  And that isn't said because he's 'org.  Cm not bragging, no!  ..' I know It's so,  . For the doctor.told-me.  And he shojuld knijir.  He knows so irtuch for a child of threerL  Wherever he learned it all pussies m*. 1|  We have to hold him back for fear  He'll get brain fever, he is so bright.'  He grows more wonderful every year.  Most difficult piecfes'he' can recite.  And I don't say this In a boasting wayjl  I merely repeat what our friends all sa?X  Every word is true  That 1 tell to you;  Most wonderful things  Can .our baby do.  ^  ,  ��������� DetrpitFree Pre������a.<9  Refused a Pretzel.  Little Hans was watching his fath  fish from the drawbridge.  "Pa,"   he   exclaimed   as   he  peep;  down into the water, "what kind  fish are dose swimmln' around ue:  der surface?"  "Dey vaa German carp," replied  father  as  he  baited  another  hoot  "German carp, mine son."  Little Hans looked doubtful*  "I don't believe ut, pa."   .  "And vy not?"  "Because 1 dropped a pretzel ot|  board und dey nefer even noticed  If dey had been German carp dey v  haf nibbled ut, sure."���������Chicago Newi  Why, of Course!  The editor of an agricultural pa  was grumbling about a puzzling qu  tion he had received from a city ni  who had recently removed to the cot  try. The inquiry was this: "Will y  kindly tell me bow long cows sho  be milked'/"  The oflice boy, passing near, hei  bis superior repeating the quest  ���������loud.  "Scuse me, boss," he said, "but  don't yer tell bim jes' de same '��������� si  cows?"���������J'dge.  t.ne Too Many For Him.  A Muu  who i-^..tu ly  Le u o.  ^length, bioaaht md meeic litue 4  ^--^---   mi;   u.uoi.,U(lifc|   cuargmg.  ���������i-h cruei tititUi.euL oi himseif, an  ontroiiaij.e lewder ami an laconic  disposition.  The magistrate looked the big fel'  :e:   ;���������...������:.".< j'ji.������'.y, una g.an'jed sym  hetics'ly Ht his s-ip of a wife, ask <  e  b;:?hsiid:    "We'd.  sir.  what  ha|J  on to say for yoifse'f?    What bu'J  less do you foliovr?"  "I   am   a   lion-tamer,   your   Honoi'J  ���������vas the proud reply.      -.--"

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