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Array c<o^  ^       AUG ,1-1910.���������  >rHA>  V-. H������Siv"<  **<***?*<r#>*t?v?^  ARE YOU ON OUI  %\T*  NO! WHY? \*\  SUBSCRIPTION SI.M A YEAI  IN ADVANCE  Vancouver City; Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  >VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, JULY 29,   1910.  Mo. 12  PRISON REFORM  IN  HERE AND THERE  MAIN STREET.  There is much ado being made ������yer a small thing, viz., the  | changing of tlie name of "Westminster avenue to Main street.''  (''.Some of those who are now opposing the change are circulating  ['absolutely false reports in regard to it.  What are the facts of the ease?    Last winter a number of <  citizens began an agitation to get the name changed for the following  reasons:   First, because it was very confusing with '-Westminster  Road" and led to endless trouble and expense to teamsters, and  merchants.   Second, because it was the only street running through  from Burrard Inlet to the Frazer River.   South Vancouver citizens  at the same time, and without any collusion whatever, also agitated  for a change, they passed a by-law changing the name to Main  street. Aid. Stevens, in response to a large number of requests, gave  notice of a by-law last February to make the change in the City,  in doing so he stated that he did not wish to hurry the-matter, in  ���������order to give ample opportunity for opposition if there was any,  J and specially asked for full publicity. Two weeks later he intro-  i-duced the by-law. One month later it got a first reading. About a  ���������month later it got the second reading and went to committee, at this  [stage Aid. Hepburn objected on the grounds that the name "Main"  [was "infernally common."   The by-law was laid over for another  fsession and then a petition confirming the change was demanded. I glass.    One single warded seated at  Aid. Stevens stated that he did not intend personally circulating  |a petition as it was not his place to do so.   There had not been a  single objection from any source whatever up to this point outside  [the council. Some citizens then got busy and circulated a petition  Vhich was very largely signed and presented to council at its last  heeting.   Upon reading over the names on the petition the Alder-  aien objecting, at ouce with-drew their opposition and the by-law  received its third reading. Through all this period not one single objection was made either to the council or through the press.  But recently some individuals have suddenly found out that.  Riey object and are taking occasion to .make all manner of rash and  pufounded statements. ..  That a change was desirable is certainly clear.    We do riot  Jestroy the old name "Westminster" as we still have,"Westminster  Joad."   'Main street" may be a common name but it is short and  descriptive. It is claimed that this may be misleading and people  lay think that it is indeed the Main thoroughfare. That is pure  ?alousy.    But why in the name of common sense did not those  [eople suggest a better one.   Tlie Council would gladly have have  lad suggestions and purposely delayed the matter to permit such suggestions.    It was also stated that the question had been referred  a special meeting of the Board of Works.   This is absolutely false.  fhis by-law was, as stated, introduced last February by Aid. Stevens,  sfore any suggestion was made about other streets and never has  leen refeml to any committee what-so-ever.  Edinburgh, July 27.���������A prison for  women, where there is a remarkable  amount of freedom, where every worn*  an. has a looking glass, and where the  prisoners are taught by a calisthenic  instructor to .walk gracefully and to  regain their self-respect, is one of Scotland's latest efforts at prison reform.  The new'jail for women in Glasgow  is a model prison. It is built on one  of the moat startling styles by an architect who understands that the most  perfect discipline means the most perfect freedom.       ,���������  Outside the model prison looks like  a stone fortress, Inside like a fairy  palace of white painted balconies and  light, open air stair cases and corridors, built in a series of radiating  [starlike wings, divided from each  other  by  lofty  courts  covered   with  the centre can control the whole 300  or 400 inmates at a glance. It needs  no espionage, no watching, no degrading sense of suspecting and "kecking"  at each cell door. The cells are not  kept fast locked like the English  prison cells. '  Every kind of industry is taught  that is possible���������first-class laundry  work and the "getting up" of fine lin-  3n���������contracts being taken from the  chief hotels, and the long lines of the  laundry hung with the beautifully  ironed and starched lingerie. Professional cooks are hired to give instructions in the making of dishes, and special stoves are brought into the prison  chapel, where the demonstration takes  place.  INCOMPLETE  ,    GREAT NORTHERN OUT.  Mr. Howard, the official.paid representative of the-Great Nor-.  I'ern during the wceut negotiations with the -City-'for the gift.of a  n'tion of the head of False Creek, stated, at the Commercial Club  lile urging the citizens to accept his scheme/that "the big cut  [as finished and all the dirt removed that was to be taken out."  lis was over a month ago.    Since that time three trains a day  |ve. been hauling "dirt" out of that cut, a steam shovel is steadily  irking digging out a strip 20 feet or more wide and .full depth of  e)cut and apparently to run full length of the cut.   The same dan-  rous and highly annoying blasting operations are being carried on.  Now, are we to accept, this as a guarantee of the accuracy of the  (ier verbal statements of the Great Northern's'representative. The  te on False Creek was largely carried on the verbal assurances of  Howard, and not on the agreement. ���������  Again, as another illustration of the good intentions of the  Imipany. The City Council some two months ago requested that  le .cess-pool at foot of George street be cleaned up and nuisance  lated. The Company have twice since, according to the Eugineer,  Ven their assurance that it would be done. It is still there and an  sen inenaeelto the health and comfort of the citizens.       - -  \  NATIONAL APPLE SHOW.  Much adverse criticism is being generally expressed of the action  ^the Provincial Government in refusing to contribute to the Can-  fan National Apple Show, to be held here in November.   This is  a local affair, but is one of national importance and especially  [^o British Columbia.  Fruit growiug is rapidly becoming one of our leading industries  Id nothing will tend to-develop this more than just such an Exhi-  |ion.   This is the first exclusively Apple Show ever held in Canada,  exhibits are. being sent front all parts of the Dominion, from  I United States and from Australia and New Zealand.   The rail-  companies, recognizing the importance of the occasion, are giv-  |p special rates, and in some cases are contributing to its success  incially.  Vancouver City has also contributed, and a large number of  citizens throughout the country have also given hearty support,  Jh financially and otherwise.   But in spite of all this, the Provin-  Government have refused absolutely to assist,, in fact, the Execu-  seem to have needlessly gone out of their way to "knock" the  [clertaking.     ������ . .      ' s  We cannot believe that the Premier would personally favor such  kies. but it is well known that some of the members of the Pro-  Icial Executive are men with small souls, utterly incapable of appointing the value of such an exhibition, and would allow personal  pleen" to actuate them even in matters of national importance.  Government is losing much prestige by its autocratic attitude,  ll unless this is changed it will militate against them when next  ly come before the people for their suffrages. '  TRANSFERS.  We are pleased to see that the B. C.  E. Ry. Co. are trying to accommodate  transfer holders by allowing them entrance at the front of the car.   This  is appreciated by a large many.   Thei .  ���������,. . ���������      * ,     - *       ,, .  .    ~T , .     . ��������� i. .       ��������� - ,v-J A. slugging match of two big men be  traffic superintendent has some conoid-**1..^ _       ���������: :   ~. :  eration for the public and is willing to  To often in Canada, as well as in  other countries, legislation which is  well intended and wisely planned is  very incomplete in detail aa well as  in scope. As a rule the scope is too  limited, and mostly weakness appears  ln detail; and. in such a place or  relationship as makes the legislation of  little avail. Canada and most civilized  nations -h^ave legislated to stop- debasing prize lights. Cockflghtlng, bull-  lighting and dogfightlng have long  since been stopped by law. But man,  an animal supposed to be of an order  higher than brute beasts, has been for  a long period permitted to smash and  bruise his fellow man to furnish pleasure to heartless masses, and especially to furnish money to the ring managers.  However, in the end bur own government was influenced to pass legislation preventing these brutal displays  of human animal ferocity. And all  the States of the republic south of  us, excepting Nevada, have in like  manner, legislated to prevent these  exhibitions.  In due course a prize fight occurs  in this State of Nevada and lo! queer  difficulty arises out of the fight. Canada which prevents the actual combat  has not taken care to watch the details of her wisely intended legislation, jjith the result that the universal  exhibition of that slugging match may  to all appearances at the' present time  take place.  ; .The scope "was all right, and the  purpose good.. but the legislative de  tails have slipped a cog or two.  Surely the purpose'primarily in such  law-enactment is to prevent oculai  demonstration of coarse brutality ir  public. And surely the exhibtion ol  these prize fights in public by moving  pictures is a demonstration of that  coarse brutality.  Now, which is the worse of the two?  meet a difficulty half-way.  CAR SERVICE,  It would pay the B. C. E. Ry. Co. to  send their men to a school of electric  motors to learn how to drive. Compared with Seattle, Vancouver motor-  r en are second rate. You talk of bucking broncos���������our car service is equal  to some of the outlaws on the prairie.  When we see ladies with children in  their arms being jolted around as  though emergency brakes were being  put on at every block, we1 wonder  where that motorman got his training.  WASTE PAPER CANS.  If Vancouver ever expects to appeal  to Tonrist and Investor she should  have her streets cleaned up. Why not  have waste paper cans placed on some  f the prominent corners for waste, and  not pay men to go around and sweep it  off the roads. Seattle can give us  pointers in this matter. Her streets  are clean and a credit and clean at a  small outlay. This is something our  Engineer might have done a year ago.  but���������  PAVEMENTS.  BUSINESS WOMEN.  According to a dispatch from Washington, D. C, women sten-  Japhers are no longer wanted' in the Government service.    All  Departments  are  replacing women  stenographers  with  men,  fining that the latter are more amenable to discipline, and;, may.  easily-transferred from one place to another.  This opens up the whole question of the extent to which women  hid be employed in business. It is not because the women are not  lable or trustworthy, because they are proven to be both, but the  lrtt objection to our mind is that the entrance into business life  [apidly destroying those finer elements in woman which makes  so attractive.    We are producing a race of women who are  ring in modesty, sympathy and gentleness and who are develop-  jmany masculine traits which are clearly discernable in the hard  Is around the mouth and the bold glance of the eye, this'we believe  lie to the fact that young girls enter business offiees and associate  Have you seen the move our worthy  (ahenif) Engineer has worked up on  our pavements. We appreciate at. this  late day the amount of work and we  hope our worthy (oh. lot it go aMhat)  Engineer will not go on any summer  holidays until this part of our burg  is fitted "up with sidewalks. We had  begun to1 think of, going over to 301  or Langley until the nightmare was over. Now we hope to see our streets  such as Main Street South, cleaned up  and completed. Some day the department, will recognize the importance of  Main street and make it passable:  fore a few thousand grown-up spec  tators,. or the public reproduction of  that slugging match before tens o'  thousands, yea. hundreds of thousands  a large portion of whom are boys and  girls?  Would it not be better to allow pug  ilists to come to Canada and fight as  long as they'are able, and prevent by  legislation the public exhibition of  these fights in tlie presence of the  large masses who attend the moving  picture shows? Of the two evils ii  appears that the actual fight is less-  hurtful" than the more public and unlimited representation through moving pictures. If the prize fight should  be prevented in Canada tlien more  surely tlie universal fepresentatiohdr  these fighis should be cut off from the  public.  This is so evident to all who have  thought upon the question that no ar  gument. is required." And I believe the  majority of the public would' prefei  not to witness the picture represents  tion of such fights. Hence it is but  fair to have some protection against  [this form of public nuisance. Otherwise, many who like to go to these  cheap, and usually well conducted moving picture shows, will be forced tc  see what is repugnant to their natures, or remain a'wuy, arid thus absent themselves from such other and  purer pleasure. If Nevada will cater  to the rawest kinds of divorce onset?  and debasing pugilism, let Novadr  keep the pictures that tliis form ot  filth may not appear-in Vancouver to  the injury of our young people.  Cut them  out as public nuisances.  E. ODLUM.  CAR STOPPING PLACES.  It will be a happy thing when our  street cars get back to the old plan  of stopping all on one side of the  street corner. At the present time it  is confusing to teamsters and motor-  men We hope Mr. Rainey effects this  change immediately.  exclusively with men for eight or ten hours each day, and frequently  spend the evenings promading the streets.  A large percentage of .the young women who marry, in these  latter days, know nothing about housekeeping and find it more convenient to live in apartments and get their meals at a restaurant  than to "keep house."  A family is usually an accident and a misfortune with thi.s type.  and_ race suicide is the logical'outcome. If we had fewer women in  business, if we had fewer Chinese aud Japanese cooks in our homes,  if we had fewer apartment houses, we would be a stronger, healthier and more happy people.  ,  GRAND TRUNK STRIKE.  All who have been carefully following the incidents resulting  front the Grand Trunk strike must be very forcibly impressed with  the evident fairness of the striking trainmen, under such critical  conditions as must necessarily obtain when such a large body of  men go on strike, it would not be surprising if many acta of violence  were perpetuated. Passion and feeling run high and men are apt  to lose control of themselves, but in the present ease very few acts  of violence are reported and they which have been are largely the  action of "sympathizers" and not the strikers themselves. Then  again the men are doing all they possibly can to bring Hie question  to arbitration, but President Hays "pigheadedly" refuses. v  One feature of the strike situation which should rouse the indignation of every citizen is, that, although President Hays stub-.  bornly refuses to arbitrate, he at the same time is able to secure  troops from the Federal authorities, ostensibly to guard his property, but in reality these troops are used to intimidate the striker  and undoubtedly serve to rouse in every self-respecting man all the  spirit of antagonism of which his nature is possessed. An illustration of the willingness of the men to minimize the effect of the strike on the public is given in the case  of the "Booth" lumber mills at Ottawa. The Grand Trunk loaned  the Company an engine and some cars. The Brotherhood of Trainmen immedately furnished Mr. Booth with sufficient crews. This  shows conclusively that the men wish.to settle the difference. Prom  the actions of President Hays we are forced to conclude that stubborn, obstinancy is his chief characteristic and forsooth to this must  the public humbly bow.  "NOW"ORTHE "FUTURE." Which?  Vancouver will undoubtedly be a great City. We would not be  too optimistic were we to say that Vancouver1 wjll be the greatest  City on the Pacific Coast before the younger generation shall have  passed away.  WE are now laying the foundations for this magnificent city,  are we building well ? We cannot claim ignorance because we believe  in ,our future. We are told of it by all great men who visit us.  Each year gives us overwhelming evidence of it. Our natural situation, and the ever increasing trend of civilization from east to west,  confirms us in our belief. This, then, being the case and the fact continually before us, "what is the predominating influence in our civic  life today!" This great question should be asked and answered  by every citizen who claims to be such.  . There is increasing evidence which tends to show that the inr  fluencc which is actuating the bulk of our citizens is anything but a  commendable one. The chief predominating influence manifest in  Vancouver is the "Real Estate" craze, the "speculator," and the  "opportunist." This element will ultimately damn our City unless  its power is curtailed.  If a prominent question is; offered to the citizens for solution,  the question is immediately asked "How will that affect my property?" "What effect will it have upon the real estate market?"  And the vote of the individual depends upon that individual being able to satisfy himself that it will increase the value of his  lots NOW. That it will "create an activity now," etc. etc. The  future effect is an abstract question to him. This sentiment may  be observed on all hands. It is slowly but surely sapping the very  .life blood out of our civic life and undermining our public morals.  The call goes out now to every citizen to look into the future  and to assume the full responsibility of building up a city of such  a character that those of future generations shall view with honest  admiration and reverence the work of this generation.   For, mark \  you, what we do now will affect the life of this citv for all time.  SEYMOUR CANTON.  Few of the citizens of Vancouver have the faintest conception  of the gorgeous splendor of the Seymour Canyon, or of the possibil-"  ities of the Seymour Valley as a resort for tourists and for those  wishing to revel in the beauties aud granducr of Nature.  This Valley extends northward from the Iulet for upwards of  thirty miles, walled in by huge mountain peaks, clothed in ver-,  dant splendor and capped with the eternal snows. Through it winds  the Seymour river, now flowing on iu placid indifference over a  gravelly bed, clear as crystal and then suddenly plunging into a narrow gorge with precipitous walls, hundreds of feet in height, then  dashing onward over a series of magnificent waterfalls, losing itself occasionally in deep pools, which are the delight of the enthusiastic "angler" who may here find the finest trout fishing to be  had in British Columbia.  The river banks are covered with a virgin growth of timber,  forming a natural park, which for beauty is unexcelled in the province. One may wander in the depth of this forest perfectly shielded from the rajs of the sun and enjoy its solitude to his heart's content.  There is a good waggon road extending up the valley to the City  Waterworks Intake, about 7 1-2 miles from the Inlet, from that  point on, as far as one would care to go is .the old "Carriboo" trail,  made 45 years ago aud still in good repair, suitable for foot traffic,  or saddle horse.  The City of Vancouver already own considerable acreage in ibis  beauty spot and could not do better than to secure further tracts  and have it for one of the points of attraction for visitors and  tourists. A few thousand dollars would put the road in splendid  condition for autos. The time will come when such places will be  past valuation and if not secured now it will be impossible in a few  vears time.  SIR WILFRED AND IMPERIAL DEFENCE.  In a speech at Prince Albert, on July 27. Sir Wilfred stated  that a direct contribution to "Imperial Defence" would "smack of  tribute." In this statement we arc again furnished Avith evidence  that Sir Wilfred's groat desire is that Canada may become an independent nation. All his life tliis idea has permeated his every action  and all his policies. While lie dare not openly advocate this doctrine  yet it is clearly decernable'as the uppermost desire of his life. To  some this may appeal, but like the policy of the "Little Englander"  it is suicidal. We stand or fall, as a nation, in the ������lmpire. Our  k only hope is in the Imperial idea. We want the independence of the  greatest of all Empires ami not the independence of a petty nation.  We want men with a vision. We want statesmen who are large  enough in mind and heart to encompass the whole Imperial scheme.  Sir Wilfred has been a great Canadian statesman but he apparently  cannot measure up to the larger demands of an Imperial statesman. ^3S2\^aSiX5,  "Cii-;������������itt'sa'r:,a-7iV-'iK?������viEa-;  WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER   BRITISH COLUMBIA  if*'  iki  m  *k  '">k  to-  flft  If  III  m  in  ! "  \ik.  We Want Your  LOCALS  m  m  sash  <*    ���������  M- ' '���������>���������  Jtif   f  J   ������  'I  ill  H  |.3[.  M '  HP  feh  IB -'7:  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  It helps to Boost  YOUR WARD!  VISITING FRIENDS  are glad to have mention mad^of their visit;  irifpis are found that  you otherwise would  have no knowledge of  being near. Besides all  this it makes the community more homelike.  Drop uas a card or  PHONl  PHONE  THE  Western  Call  2408 Westm'ster Rd  THE CALIFORNIA POPPY, OR  . CUP OF GOLD.  The California poppy is taunrn  throughout the whole world, but no  one can realize its remarkable beauty  in its native wild state "by the spindly  specimens one finds in the far-6ff  Eastern gardens.  It is difficult to describe this exquisitely colored blossom. No photograph-  er and very, few painters have been  ���������able" to catch the gorgeous hiies of  this brilliant child of nature. The individual flower itself is a deep red  orange, with such a glowing, changing-  sheen upon its surface that the painter  despairs of reproducing it. And when  one sees Lcduntless- millions of them  gleaming iii fields of .grain or on the  grassy slopes of the hills, the color  effect is so gorgeous as to be almost  unreal, especially when among the  mass of orange blossoms are seen blue  lupines and Ithurial's spears or blue  milla. The beauty of a scene like this  is really dazzling to one who has never  witnessed it before.  In the early days of California, the  Spanish mariners, sailing up and down  the coast, saw the flaming, poppy-colored ��������� hillsides; anil, not knowing what  caused the brilliant color, they named  it the Land of Fire.  The poppy buds are capped with little cornucopias of a pale gray-green,  and when, at sunrise, the petals endeavor to open, the buds drop their  little cups arid the golden petals gradually unfurl to shine all day long in  the cheerful rays of the warm spring  smn. And when the sun sinks behind  the Coast Range'or plunges into the  depths of the Pacific, the poppies again  close their silken pennants together  for the night. Should the weather be  cloudy or showery, the poppies will not  open until the sun smiles upon them  again. '  The poppy is the state flower of  California, and rightly so, for no other  flower could "be found within the limits  which is so characteristic of the Golden State. One of its local names,  "Copa-de-oro," a Spanish word, means  "cup of gold." This name Is far more  beautiful and appropriate than the  long botanical term, Tschscholtzia.  -  AN UNKNOWN LANGUAGE.  Secretary Knox, Attorney-General  Wickersham and Secretary Nagel, of  the Department of Commerce, went out  in an automobile together, at Washington, to see the Wright brothers  fly.  Wickersham and Nagel sat together  in the tonneau, and Knox rode with  the driver. When they reached the  field and got together Knox said to  Nagel: "How did you get along with  Wickersham?"  "Fine," replied Nagel, "until he began talking French to me. I don't understand French."  "Why didn't you get even by talking law to Wickersham?" asked Knox.  PLUCK AND COURAGE WHICH  HAVE FINALLY CONQUERED  FOR PROGRESSIVE CANADA  through Hudson Bay was-declared impracticable. However, the length of  the season was determined, the period  of open water being placed between  the first of July and the first of October, But the Canadian' public was  not satisfied with the results which  had been obtained, and another expedition was despatched in 1902, with  the twofold purpose *6f establishing  Canadian' supremacy on the waters^of  the Bay and finding out how long the  passage through Hudson Strait was  open.  On the return of this expedition it  declared" that the way, was available  for transportation during four or five  months of the year, and.now it is definitely determined that ���������'���������there shall be  permanent traffic routes between Hudson Bay and Liverpool.  Thousands of people think of this  region as a bleak, inhospitable land,  as cold as,Iceland or Greenland. Yet  in areas which are in the same latitude  as Greenland, fine wheat crops have  been raised. At Fort Providence, 1,150  miles north of Montreal,  farmers have  NOTICE.  TAKH NOTICE that I, John Hammond, ������f Nelsom 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 28 chains; thence South 40  chains; thence West 20 chains to stake  >f commencement, containing 80 acres.  JOHN HAMMOND.  April 4th, 19] 0.  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. Bain,  of Vancouver,- B. C, occupation wood  dealer, intend to apply for permission  ��������� o purchase the following described  lands: Commencing at a post planted  at the north-east corner of l<ot 19.  r.hence north 20 chains, thence west SO  chains, thence south 20 chains, thence  raised and harvested a large, crop -of j ^SUS^SSS,^ ������r ,eSS to l)ohlt of  New Fields for a Boy.  By Andrew MacNeil Leish, of Toronto.  Strange as it may seem, Hudson Bay  has been neglected and ignored ever  since the stalwart Henry Hudson, having discovered it (1611), was turned  adrift in an open boat by his mutinous  crew, being-never afterward heard  from. This great sea, six times as  large as all the Great Lakes put together, and stretching into the very  heart of the North American continent,  has been shunned for three centuries  as though the weird story and unknown end of the wild and daring  Hudson had cast a superstitious dread  over the hearts of adventurous pioneers. ,  A fort was built at Churchill, and in  time a small hamlet, called York Factory, .sprang up at the mouth of the  Nelson River; but for the most part  the country was given over to Eskimos, Indians and fur traders. While  an enormous grain trade and freight  traffic developed along that commercial midway of America, the Great  Lakes and St. Lawrence, the shorter  outlet to the Atlantic was left desolate  and forsaken. Even now it is said  that not five thousand out of the five  and a half million Canadians have  ever seen the waters of their great  possession, Hudson Bay.  But there must be some reason why  this route through Hudson Bay is not  used. Yes,, there is an apparent reason, at least. The possibilities of the  route have been officially recognized  since 1884, when the Dominion Government sent out an expedition to investigate its merits. This trip, in the  ship "Neptune," lasted for three seasons; and the party returned an adverse opinion of the new route, because, they said, that the mouth of the  Bay was blocked with ice so as to be  annavi gable except during about three  or four months in summer.  In 1897 another ship was despatched  by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, in compliance  with many requests upon the part of  his constituents, as they felt that political reasons had colored the report  of the first expedition.  But vested financial interests again  secured the decision, and    the route  wheat in ninety days.  The cost of transporting t"his crop  to the Atlantic, by way of Hudson Bay,  would be only about one-half the cost  by the present route through. Montreal.  The same proportion of saving in shipping cost holds westward clear to Vancouver. From Vancouver to Liverpool  there is a saving of 1,364 miles by the  Hudson-Bay route. The wheat crop  can always be got out before the winter ice forms.  I have every reason for saying that  the tremendous amount of territory  that will be affected by this new' grain  commercial route will make Hudson  Bay one of the. greatest inland trade  arteries of the world. In the valley of  the Saskatchewan is grown the finest  wheat in the world, and this great  river is navigable for 1,500 miles, giving direct water communication into  the heart of Canada from points' of  junction with the new route.  Peace River territory will eventually  produce millions of bushels of wheat.  The Red River Valley is already producing 50,000,000 bushels annually.  All this is easily connectable with  Hudson Bay. Here, then, is the opportunity to bring Northwestern Canada  a thousand miles nearer Europe, and  to place the products  acres of land closer to quick markets. I  Surely with this work accrmplished,  Canada has a wonderful future before it!  The most progressive Canadians I  daily meet, young and old, know that  a revolution in traffic routes through  Canada is bound to come. The Dominion Government sees it, for it has  no* issued charters for as many as  eight different railway companies,  which propose to extend lines to this  vast inland sea,, from various points in  the interior of* Canada. The saving In  transportation cost will be |not less  than fifty per cent.  I regard it as of equally great importance that this new land, and sea  to be opened will afford the young of  Canada today and the future magnificent new opportunities for honorable  work.  Canada is not yet an overcrowded  country. But her rate of progress is  astonishingly fast, and the opening of  every new acre of land means new  and hardier _ work rpr her young  people.  Just running them over on my finger,  I can see for the active Canadian boy  such avenues of enterprise in the  Hudson country as lumbering, mining,  diversified farming, making of paper  from bark and wood pulp, fishing and  canning, splendid stock raising, surveying and railway building, ship  building, the laying out of towns and  cities along the fine Nelson and  Churchill rivers, opening of stores and  M-ading houses, and the work of settling an enormous population of new  and harfly people.  The Mackenzie province, west of  '-ludson Bay, is rapidly opening in developed mines and farms. The Yukon  novince and Athabasca province lire  already nicely opened. These three  immense areas are in touch with Hudson Bay, and, with the advent of a  sufficient number of railways, It is but  a question of a short time when their  products will pass to Europe by the  Bay and not by the St. Lawrence  River.  My boyhood is sixty years back, but  I can remember in early school days.  when our geographies and teachers  emphotically informed us that the sec  tions of Canada to which I have referred were absolutely useless to the  world then, and never would be of the  slightest value to mankind.  How the world's knowledge. has  changed since then! What wonders  the little knowledge which Henry Hudson gave us about 1610 has brought  about! I firmly believe that, within  the next fifty years, we shall have, just  south of and on the border of the  Arctic Circle, a thriving population of  farmers and builders numbering more  than ten million souls. It will be as  easy within that time to journey from  the Mackenzie    River    or Coronation  April 18th. 1910.  IRVING L. BAIN.  KAXTD ACT.  New   Westminster.Land   District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ella Deboo. of Vancouver. B. C. occupation nurse, intends  r.o apply for .pormi-ssion to purchase tlie  following described  lands:��������� .  Commencing ut a post planted at the  Northeast, co.rner o��������� T. L. 20021; thence  30 chains, more or less, North; thence  SO ..chains, more or less. West; thence SO  chains, more or less, South; thence 80  chains, more or less Kast, to point of  commencement, containing six hundred  ind forty   f 640)  acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO,  Name'nf Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  i Oate, April IS thi, 1910.  ���������4  I  THE    8TQRE  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;  now 'and 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.  8  o  I  I  ���������  I  c  I  LAMONT'S GROCERY I  j 2243 Westminster Ave. j  I  Near Corner 7th  I  *������Jf������.cJi.������^i^<fi.������������rj.������.������i.������^H<Mj>.fc,jh#^,<^,^1...tt,  t  NAFFZINGER & BUERR  BELT LINE BROKERAGE   ,  63 Broadway, E.      Phone 5761  Choice Lots in South Vancouver,  SSOO and up.  landAot  Take notice 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 the  Vorth-west corner of District Lot 1495.  ���������>n tlie East shore of Howe Sound, thence  East 20 chains; thence North 40 chains:  thence East 20 chain*; thence North 40  .���������liains; thence West 20 chains, more or  less, to the shore line; thence pjuth-  we-ter!y. following the meander of said  shore line, 80 chains, more or less, tu  of 600 000 000 Pol,it of commencement, containing 160  ' acres, more or less.  WILLIAM JOHN PASCOE.  '���������'ebruary 4th. 1910.  ASKE HALL  1540  Fifth Ave., West  FOR  RENT  Private Dances.    General Meetings  PHONE L&R2364  GEO. ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  I Acrariiiii Heatiug Co,  Tor Estimates on Plumbing  HOT AIR OR WATER HEATINQ  PHONE  5545  319 Broadway E      Vancouver  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  PHONE f>57l COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT St  NEVER   BREAK   A   PROMISE.  f.f you wish to be respected  And to gather many a i'riend,  There's a simple rule to follow  That will bring the wished-for end.  It is this:    Be very careful  How your promises ycu make,  And a promise, once 'tis given,  Never, never, never break.  Ready for Them.  Judge���������"Will you  tell  the jury all]  you kr.ow about the case?"  Miss .Jabber���������"Yes, if  the time."���������Brooklyn Life.  HE WAS PERFECTLY WILLING.  Artemus Ward and a friend were  once discussing sacrifices when the  friend asked the humorist: "Don't you  think, for instance, that if a war  should break out we should be willing  to sacrifice our relatives for the sake  of our country?'  -."Yes," said Ward. "I'd he willing,  Gulf to New York City, as it is now to for the sake of my country, to sacri-  go from Paris to Bagdad. See all my -wife's relatives if need be."  SHE FELT FOR HIM.  lie had sat looking absent-mindedly  out of the train window for two hours!  whistling the same tune and not on thi  key.   The passengers had become well|  night  ci'stracted.  A well-known actress sr.t behind  young man.   Finally there came a mc  ment  wh������n  the  whistler  paused  fol  breath, End in that moment the qu  witted actress leaned  over and saidl  "I  know  just 1 how it  is.    I neve^  could whistle either."  BU1 THW WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVE  CHURCHES  Baptist  MTPLEASANT   Baptist Chmch-  Cor- 10th Avp. and Quebec St.  Rev. S. Everton. B. A., nmiur.  26013th Avenue, East.  Preaching Services���������11 a. m. and 7:3'  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p. iu  B. Y. P. U.���������Monday, S p.m  Methodist  MT. PLEASANT CHROH���������.  Corner Tenth ktc and Omailo   '-.  Services���������Preaching at 11 a. m and at  7:00 p. m.      Sunday School and Bibb  Class at 2:30 p. m.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall, B.A.B.D  '                . Pastor.  Parsonage 123 Eleventh avenue, weal. Tele  p ione aea. _  Prcsbvterian  MT. PLEASANT Church���������  Corner Ninth ave. and Quebec at.  Sunday Services���������Public worship at  11 a. ui aud 7 -.OOp.iu ; Suuday schoo.  and Bible Class at 2:80 p. iii.; Monday���������Cliristinu Endeavor at 8:00p. tu  Wednesday���������Prayer Meeting at 8:0������  p. ui. Friday���������Choir practice.  Rkv. J. W. Woodside, M. A.,  Res. 170 Ninth ave. W.      Tel. B:iiM(t.    Pastoi  WESTMINSTER Chnrch���������  Cor. Welton und 26th.   On* blojk   eaii  of Westminster Ave.    ,  services���������Sunday H:00a. in. and ?:3t  p. ui    Suuday School 2:80.  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8:00 p. in  Rev. J. 11. Camcron, B. A.,  Residence Cor. Quebec and 21st. Pastoi  _ Anglican  ST;,  MICHAELS���������  lorner9th ave. nnd Prime Edward   I  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a. n,  and Evensong ut 7:30 p. iu. each Sun  day. holy Communion on first auc  third Sundays in each mouth aftei  Morning Prayer, and ou second auc  fourto Suud������"-s at 8:00 p. m. Sun  day School at 2:30 p.m. |*   Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector.  ki.ectory. Cor. Ave. 8tH and Prince Edward St.  ���������    Telephone LS.M3.  CENTRAL. BAKI1STCHUKCH-  Corn������r Tenth Avc. and Laurel dt.  Services -Preaching  at   11  a.m.   anr  7:30 p.m   Suuday School at 2.80 p.m  Rev P. Clifton Parker, M. A ,  nth Ave, w       Pastor  - Latter Day Saints  REORGANIZED Church nf Christ-  837 Ninth avenue east.  Services���������Every Suuday evening at fr  o'clock.   Snuday school at 7 o'clock  Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 p. m  .1. S. Rainey, Elder.  LODGES  Independent Orqer of Oddfellow.*  MT. PLEASANT Lodge No. ltt.  ' Meets evefy Tuesday at 8 p. m  in I. O. O. F. Hall Westminster ave.  Mt. Pleasant.     Sojourning brethrei  cordially invited to attend.  ���������A. Cam obeli, Noble Grand, Adela P. O  J. Douglas, Vice Graud, 20th & Westr.  Thos Sewell, Rec. Sec. 48i 7th ave. e.  to val Orange Lodge  MT  PLEASANT L. O. L. No. 1842  Meets the 1st and 3d Thursday ol  each month at, 8 p. ui , lithe K. of P Hall-  All     visiting   Brefhrei  cordially welcome.  John Coville, W. M  30 13ih ave. W.  &8S&       N. E. Lougheed, Secy  725 17th ave., W.  Independent Order roresters  WP���������������������������W liWtWMWI���������WWW*Wi���������1������ I'll 1 ���������������������     '   ���������  COURT VANCOUVER No, 1828 -  Meets 2d and 4th Mondays of each  Tuouth at 8 p. m., in the Oddfellows'  Hall, Mt. Pleasant. Visiting breth-  ern always welcome.  H. Hankins, Chief Rauger  M. J. Crehan, Rec. Sec.  H37 Princess street, city  A. Penqelly, Financial Secretary.  237 Eleventh avenue eas'  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair .Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  Leave your orders at the Western Call  r  SEEDS  *\  Early Rose,  Gold Coin and  Burba nk  SEED POTATOES  S. W. KEITH  Broadway and Westminster Road  Also large stock of  Garden Seeds  Lawn Grass  j Poultry Supplies  &c.  V. J  FURNITURE  AND  H 0 u s e  B  0  U  G  H  T  FOR CASH  We Sell  1  We have a  variety in the  house necessities.  RATTAN CHAIRS  KITCHEN FURNITURE  BEDROOM Fl'l TINGS  garden chairs | ,s  You connot afford to miss our  values.  r.L.  Ballard  1024 Westminster Ave.  ANIMAL. TURNED TO VEGETABLE.  Quite the most extraordinary among  the many wonders of nature are the  so-called "vegetable caterpillars," of  New Zealand. Ordinary live caterpillars they certainly were, once hatched  from the eggs of a real butterfly, and  living their hungry caterpillar life, devouring, among their fellows, the food  plant chosen for them.  .When they dropped down on earth,  on their road to bury themselves for  their next change into butterflies, they  came across some new, delicious food  scattered over the ground, and eagerly  snatched one last feast before they  passed on their-way. The new food  was fungus spores, and every caterpillar that ate of them crept into its  burrow with the seed of death within  it. Slowly, but by sure degrees, the  poison spread through the whole sleeping creature till it became hard and  dry, and filled full of fungus���������no longer an animal, but the root of a plant, a  vegetable caterpillar of wood.  The fungus seed has been nourished  on the body of its devourer, and out  of the dead caterpillar's head shoots a  long, slender stem, some eight tb ten  inches high, which by and by is crowned with fungus spores which ripen and  fall, ready to repeat once more the  story with the next' unwary caterpillar.  TIDY TIP8.  The tidy tips are bright-faced little  flowers that belong to the same great  botanical family as the thistle, golden-  rod, daisy and dandelion.' They resemble more closely the daisy than  any of the others; having large yellow  petals with white tips. This flower is  found in California, and is one of the  early spring beauties to be seen in  that "Land of Flowers." In the central part of California springtide comes  at least a month and a half and some,  times two months ahead of the same  season in the Middle Atlantic or New  England States. In the early part of  February the buds of alders and pussy  willows loosen their stiffened bud  scales, and after a few weeks of warm  sunshine the hills, plains and marshes  are turned into a vast fairyland. The  tidy tip is a peculiar flower, its only  use seeming to be to attract the insects  by its beauty. If you examine the  head of one, you will find it composed  of hundreds of little ^tubular florets in  three stages of development. In the  center are the buds that have not opened yet. Then there are several'rows  where the little florets are opened, and  near the bright rays is still another  stage, where the little florets are. more  mature. As the outer florets mature  the insects cross over to the next-row,  and then on to the center, until finally  the tidy tip has gone to seed, when the  bees and insects seek new quarters.  SOME    BIG   OYSTERS.  The usual size of the shell of an  oyster is three to five inches, but away  back in earlier days there were oysters  in California, says an exchange, that  had shells thirteen inches long and  seven or eight inches wide. The ani-;  mal and shell doubtless weighed fifteen or twenty pounds, since the .shells  were five inches thick. These oysters  have long been extinct, but their fossil  shells are abundant. If the oysters  farmer could produce individuals of  such enormous size now, and the  flavor were good in proportion to its  size, we would be most fortunate. In  that case a single oyster would be  enough for one stey at the church  festival!  A  WATCH   FOR THE  BLIND.  A Swiss watchmaker of NeuchateV  recently invented a watch for the  blind. It "has'no glass, and the face  is of enamel. The hands are invisible  and are placed' inside the case. The  figures of the watch work automatically, appearing a little above the  enamel face as the hands pass underneath. A blind person can, with a  touch of his fingers, tell the time in;  an instant."  The Exile.  The Walrus���������"Gee! But it's lonesome around here. What caused you  to become a hermit?" _     -'  Eskimo Dog (sadly)���������"I was with  Cook!"���������Puck  HOMES CUT OUT OF THE EARTH.  I  There is-a city in Tunisia, Afr|ca,  says Christian Endeavor World, which  contains about 3,000 inhabitants, where  not a single house is visible. The reason is that people dig into the  earth instead of building houses upon  it. And there is, perhaps, a reason.  Their country, which lies between the  town of Gabes and the sand-bills of  the Sahara, is a high, rocky plateau,  sunbaked, andeswept by the simoon.  When a Matmata, as this people are  called, wants a dwelling, he traces a  circle and begins to dig until he has  reached the"'desiredT'depthT whiciii "varies according to the number of stories  he wishes his house to have. As he  goes down he hollows out rooms in the  side of the circular pit, the bottom of  which serves pretty well as a courtyard. Besides the rooms, a passage is  also dug, communicating with the outside world, and a door is made at the  outer end. The soil is clay, easily dug  out. The roof of each room is arched,  and needs no support.  These underground dwellings are not  damp, and the storm may sweep over  the plains above and never harm the  inhabitants of this under-world.  THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SIGN.  In a little settlement on the outskirts of Chicago two houses stand out  more boldly than the rest. These are  the domiciles of two Italians of means,  who, although being very ignorant,  vied, with each other for the social  leadership of the locality.  One day o new comer, in search of  temporary lodgings, attracted by a  conspicuous sign in the window of the  first of these two houses, stepped to  the door to make inquiry.  . "I see you have furnished rooms  here?" he said to the swarthy man  who answered his knock.  "Ya," rejoined the foreigner, pointing    to    the    furnished hoom sign:  "dere's da sign!"  "Well, if you have one that's suitable I'd like to rent it for a while."  "We no rent da rooms," was the bewildering declaration. "I got my family in here, and dey take up all da  house."  "Don't rent any rooms? Why, then,  have you that sign atuck in the window?"  "I'll tell you. Las' week dat* fellow next door hang such a sign in his  front window, a' w'en I see dat I put  one of de same kind in my front window, just to show da people dat he  ain't da only man in dis place dat have  his. rooms furnished!"  DEFINED.  "Conversa-  WiUie:    Pa,   what   are  tional powers?"  Pa���������Oh, any of the South American  Republics. ' .'��������� ���������  Farmer Greyneck: S'poee you are  goin' to git the automobile'fever, like  everbody else?"  Farmer Nornbeak: Nope! I've been  vaccinated in the pocketbook, and it  took. ;    ���������'������������������..  NATURE.  Lottie: Do you have fine sunsets at  your country place?  Hattie: Oh, glorious! Last night  there was a regular Tiffany setting.  "Hello! What's the knot in your  handkerchief for?"  "My husband's gone to the country;  and the knot is to remind me he told  me to think of him In bis absence."'  IN  PERILOU8 PLIGHT.  "Oh, dear, I'm afraid I shall soon be  the center of a great scandal."  "What's the1 trouble?"  "Iinadvertatftly slighted a poet yesterday."  IN THE SANCTUM.  Editor:   What, another manuscript?  Assistant: Yes, "Overheard at tha  Sewing Circle,"���������475 words.  Editor: Nonsense! Return It at  once. There must have been many  more words than that!  H  His Revenge.  Little Boy���������"I want a dose of castor-  oil."  Druggist���������"Do you want the kind  you can't taste?"  Little Boy (anxious to get even)���������  "No sir; it's for mother."���������San Joee  Citizen. .    r-  A BEETLE STORY.  A beetle weighing two grains is able  to move a weight of five and one-half  ounces, or 1,320 times its own weight,  says Matthew Williams in Gentleman's  Magazine. A man weighing 150  pounds, if proportionately strong, could  thus move 198,000 pounds, or nearly a  hundred tons. Some years ago I captured a very handsome beetle and  placed it under a beaker���������a thin tumbler used in chemical analysis���������on a  shelf of my laboratory. A few hours  after the beetle had disappeared very  mysteriously, the beaker remaining inverted. He was recaptured and again  placed under the beaker. I watched  the result, and presently found that  the beetle walked the tumbler along  the shelf till it reached the edge, then  crept out and fell as soon as the overhang was sufficient to afford room for  escape.���������Selected.  One-Sided Game.  Judge (sternly)���������"Three tirres a  month!    What do you make of this?"  Rastus (apologetically)���������"Deed an'  I don't make nuffin, sir. You fellahs  up here seems to be de on'y ones dat  makes anything of haulin' me up  heah."���������Ladles Home Journal.  <���������   t  t-    M  TO OUR READERS!  *     >������������������*  By special arrangement we offer you a great  opportunity to read  a/"Lante -1    "  ������������������'������������������������������������ .1 . ���������  ��������� ���������  EDMOND ROSTAND'S wonderful������������Chantecler" is the dramatic sensation  of the world. In, it Rostand proves himself to be one of the greatest dramatists of all times. "Chantecler" is not only the greatest play of the century ,���������it is the one great play of the  last hundred years. It is an exquisite story; palpitating with human  sympathy and interest. It warms  the blood���������stirs the emotions���������  arouses every commendable sentiment. 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Limited  Offer for sale twelve sections of exceptionally fine  selected  agricultural   land  close to  FORT  - AT -  $7.50  PER ACRE  $2.50 down  Balance on any reasonable  terms desired; interest at  six per cent.  Allotments in sections only  ==Tbe ������'-  British  Columbia  Government  Has placed wirier reserve  practically all - available  agricultural land in the'm-  terior 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 farm 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*  OPENJEVEN1INQS  PHONES    16 & 6616  GE0.S.KELL.  We are giving some  7  EXTRA  ������������������'���������  SPECIAL  BARGAINS  THIS WEEK  Tea  Everybody's Tea  regularly sold at 35 cts  per lb  Kelly's Price 20c  Coffee  1 lb.   tins Fancy  Coffee regular 40c value  Kelly's Price 25c  Cocoa  Half pound tins  Baker's Cocoa regular  30c tin  Kelly's price 15c  Peas  Genuine   French  Canned Peas  Per tin 10  Soap  Lighthouse Soap  ._ 6 Bars 15c  Cleanser  Wyandotte cleanser regular 25c  Kelhfs price XOc  Baking Powder  McLaren's  1 lb.  tins regular 35c  Kelly18 Price 15c  Brooms  Biggest value we  ever offered.   Good  brooms  at each  20c  THE WESTERN  "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 Misses Goard or White Rock are  ViSKUlS   J*1   Ujwu.  Patronize the Hill.  * ������    *  Garage opened on the hill.  ������    *    ������  air. E. W. Leeson is at Ocean Park  for the   week.  * *    ������   ���������  i..r. H; H. Stevens is spending the  week-end at White Rock.  * *   *  A new dentist is opening out in Mt.  Pleasant.   We hope it will be an easy  pull.       .  * *    *  ��������� Capt. A. W.: Davison of Fourteenth  avenue, and White Rock, left today in  command oi' the Empress of China.  * *    ������   .  Mr. Aldescn, who has been the guest  of II cunt Pleasant relatives, returned  on Saturday to his home in Winnipeg.  t .*.*���������*  Mr. W. Dobson returned Wednesday  Prom   Victoria  where   he   went   on   a  business trip.  ��������� *    *    *  ���������Mr. N. H. Russel of Eleventh avenue, left this wek for \Vinnepeg. It  is, hoped that .the change wil benefit his health.  * *   *  Mrs. A. Vance of Riverview, Ont..  accompanied by her son Cecil, is visiting her daughter,  Mrs. A. F. Carlaw,  Broadway.  .   .   *   *   *  EASY TO BUY  EASY TO PAY FOR  5 room new house  ON 8th AVENUE  Miss Dorothy Cotton is visiting Miss  Ruth Goard at White Rock.  * w      *  Pleasant time at the Methodist gar  den party at Collingwood last evening.  * *   *  Mrs. Cuthbert, of Elva, Man., is visiting at the home of her son, Mr. John  Cuthbert, 29 Sixth avenue west.  ��������� ���������   ������  Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Araunds and family, 2732 Quebec street, left on Saturday afternoon last for their new home  at Ferndale, Wash.  ��������� ���������   *  Mrs. Smith and Miss Pugh, of Golden, B. C, are the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. Parm Pettipiece, 2349 St. Gather,  ine street;   '.,"'��������� *  Mr. W. McMorran of Broadway east  returned this week from Seattle and  Victoria, where he has spent the past  week.  ��������� ���������   ���������  Mrs. J. Peck of Bowen Island is  spending a few days as the guest of  Mr. and Mrs. H. Chase, Broadway  west.  ��������� ��������� #   "���������   ��������� /   ���������  Mr. Hopper of Mt. Pleasant, reports  that some one entered his home on  Saturday night last and secured some  money and articles.  * *   ���������  Mr. A. M. Ross, Hillcrests popular  real estate dealer, had the misfortune  the  9!<>K  Miss   Madden   of   Winnipeg   is  guest of her cousin,  Mrs.  Nash,  zzxi  Fourteenth avenue.    Miss Madden ex  pects to spend the summer here.  PRICE $3255.oo  CASH $ 475.oo  Balance $      34.oo a month  A   GOOD   CHANCE   TO    SECURE   A  HOME AND A , PLACE WELL WORTH  THE MONEY  Braithwaite & Qlass  Phone 6311  2127 Grawii������e St.  t.  PHONE 93S  Q. S.  Kelly  2333 Westminster  Avenue  to fall on Thursday night and break >,  his leg.   He is doing well now.  * ������-���������   *  Miss E. Pengelly of Eleventh avenue, east, left yesterday for Pender  Harbor, for a couple of weeks camp  with Miss L. Johnson*  Sirs. M. Bowman and children, Four-  teentli avenue, east, have returned  from a few weeks' camping at Bowen  Island.  Mr. Dan Anderson, principal of the  i Extension School, was renewing old ac-  | quaintances in Mt. Pleasant on Tues-  Iday,  and left today  for    Armstrong,  ' B. ~C.  * *      *  Mr.'William Cruickshank writes from  the Y. M. Or A. camp that the holiday  is strenuous. The Y. M. C. A. are to  be complimented on this feature of  their work.  * *   *  Mr,   and   Mrs.   Geo.   Lawrence   and  daughter, Miss Lizzie Lawrence, of  Creemore, Ont., are on an extended  visit to Mr. Lawrence's brother. Dr.  Robt. Lawrence, 2228 Westminster avenue.  ������   *   *  The visitors' book of Mt. Pleasant  Methodist church shows among others-  from other places registering the following: Mrs. R. Mcnrgomery. Toronto; Mrs. J. Farr. Cplssry: Mrs. Davidson. Armagh, Ireland; Mr. and Mrs.  J. Thompson, Victoria; Mr. and Mrs.  < Clint W. Lee, Seattle, Wn.  ��������� *   ������  Mr. and Mrs. Emor> H. Flowers arrived in the city on Ttiesdsy from the  eastern states, and'aie the guests for  the present cf Mr. Flowers' brother.  Mr. O. Flowers. 501 Seventh avenue  we^t. When Mr. Flowers left a few  nonths age he d'd not acquaint hi?  many niencls of his intention of he  oni'ng a beredict. ana they will be  pleasantly surprised.  !! ������������������ *   *   *  ;{j    "A Life Lived with Christ" was the  !jj topic at the regular meet'ng of Mount  '''Pletsant Presb.y^rir.n ��������� Y. P. S. C. E.  -m Monday ever.ing. the topic being in  "brr.re rf Messr?. .Tarsjine ar.d D. John-  store, who handled tha subject in a  very practical manner. Pleasing feature? of the mee'ing were a recitation  by Miss Delia Currie and a solo by  Miss Irene Currie. Next Monday even-1  ine the meeting will le ia charge of j  the Chnrch Session.  Mr. and Mrs. Faulkner of Summer-  land, have come to spend the summer months in Vancouver and are  living on Eleventh avenue.  Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ireland, and  family, of 635 Eleventh avenue west,  have gone to live in their summer  cottage at White Rock.  Mrs. Nose worthy of 215 Dufferin'  street, who has just returned from a  holiday trip to Europe, was taken by  surprise on Tuesday night, when a  party of Pythian Sisters took possession of her home. A very pleasant evening was spent by all with music and  card playing. Mrs. Noseworthy was  presented with a handsome silver fern  pot filled with rare ferns, in appreciation of the high esteem in which she  is. held by the order. Those present  were: Mrs. C. Taylor, Mrs. Craig, Mrs.  E. Buker, Mrs. B. Johnson. Mrs. Davis,  Mrs. S. Taylor, Miss P. Turner. Miss  E. Netzel, Mrs. Simons, Mrs. Turner,  [Miss M.'Toombs, Mr. ar.d Mrs. Wm.  Davey, Mr. and Mrs. R. C Hermon,  Mr. and Mrs. R. Murphy. Mrs. Clark.  Messrs. A. ..iCKenzie, R. A. Darling, G.  Kwart. J. Rawlinsbn, I  Hiscbck, M. H.  You Want a Home  And here it is.   7 rooms on a full lot on 11th ave, just being  finished.       4 Large Bedrooms  Laundry Tubs,  etc., all modern conveniences.  LOOK-ONLY SB3600  v      Act  immediately,  A. W. GOODRICH & CO.  REAL ESTATE,  LOANS AND INSURANCE  Phone 4672    KK    2450 Westminster Ave.  Baird and G. Davis:  ���������    ���������    ������  On Tuesday evening, Mrs. Kinch, of  7th Ave., and her daughter Edna, gave  a surprise party to Mr. Fred C. Roberts and Miss Olive Fessant, in honor of their marriage which took place  yesterday. It was the intention of  these two to spend a quiet evening  with the Kinch family, but on arrival  were agreeably surprised to find a  large number of their -young- friends.  The house was tastefully decorated  for the occasion. Music and games  were indulged in for a time, after  which the bride-elect was called to the  door and here was a greater surprise,  in the shape of a boy's toy auto loaded  to its utmost capacity with presents.  The auto was prettily decorated, having an arch extending its whole length  hearing the words "Love's Wagon."  The presents included a fine assortment of linen ware, kitchen utensils  and a handsome carving set. The* party then dispersed after partaking of a  very daintily arranged luncheon.  On Monday night, Mr. Willie of Central Mission, addressed the Mt. Pleasant Epworth League, on Home Missions. He dealt with the work the  Central Mission is doing, also emphasized the fact that if the places of sin  and degradation in our city were  done away with, there would not be  near so many people led astray. It  rests with ,the Christian people of  this city, especially with the young  people of the different C. E. societies.  After this address which was well  received, the Misses Cantelon and Hall  gave a pleasingly rendered duet. Next  Monday evening is the regular monthly consescration services. All members are requested to be present.  FralSck anil Harrison  Mount Pleasant CARRIAGE PAINTERS  <     Work done Promptly and with Despatch  272  8th  Avenue ������    >  Station row  at  Ocean Park  4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you can't afford to miss OCEAN  PARK.     Call at 329 PenderaStreet  WEEK END RATES  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE ROCK good Saturday morning  to Monday night.  %' -  $'  *| For good values in *|  <2>  REAU ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  ��������� Call on ""'""5  TRIMBLE .&  NORRi'S  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  -. (i  W. A. Mullen  2440 WESTMINSTER AVC  TCK  CBEAMI'PAPIOB  FRUITS. CONFECTIONERY,  CIGARS.     ALL KINDS   OF  SOFT   DRINKS  HELEN    BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  ol  Elecntion, Physical Culture and  Dramatic  Art.   Plays Coached, Entertainments Directed. Platform Recitals.  Stcd:o: 992 HoRXBY Street  Telephone R3535.  MANY A MAN  Gets the reputation for  huviutr a sour disposition  when the truth of the mat  ter is that he hus a sour  BtOlllll.'h.  Npl's Dyspepsia Tablets  will help that man. They  contain pepsin and diastase in scientific proportions. Hf c;;n eat what  In* likes mid what tlie  pepsin f.iils to di'������'-'.������t tbe  diastase will take care of.  IN-THE ESTATE OF  LOUIS RINGE:  DECEASED.  ;    NOTICE   is   hereby   given   that   all.  creditors   and   others   having   claims;  ���������against the Estate  of the  !i<;e  Louis-''  Ringe who died on or about the lflth  A   fiood  blivsinK.  digestion   is a  day or April  A.D., 1300, are required!  on   or  before  the  1st day  of  August  NYAL'S DYSPEPSIA iasl  briu.2 a blessing.     l_im--;e  box 50c.  Hillcrest Pharmacy  (E. R. GORDON, Chemist)  3214   Westminster  Ave.  PHONE 4667 Near 16th Avenue.  I  1  Large assortment of  JAPANESE BROOMS  Reg. 50c value for 25c.  MURRAY'S GROCERY  ! Corner lOtb and Wsstmlister Avenue  A. D., I:lCt>. to send by post, prepaid  or deliver 10 the undersigned their  christirn urn surname;?, addresses and  des" i '-���������-.::3. full particulars ' of their  claims duly verified, statement of their  accounts and the nature of the secur-  '' ty (if any) held by them.  AND   FURTHER    TAKE    NOTICE  that alter the afcove mentioned date  the executors of the above mentioned  Estate will proceed to distribute the  assets of the said disceased among the  arties entitled thereto, having regard  only  to ihe  claims  with  which  they,  shall then have notice.   And the executors will not te liable for the said,  assets or any part thereof to any per-,  son or persona of whose claim notice j  shall net have been received by them  at the time of such distribution.  Dated, Vancouver, B.  C.,  this  2Sth|  day of June, A. D., 1910.  MACGILI. & GRANT,  Solicitors for William Godfrey.  and John B. Mills, Executors. THE WESTERN CALU VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  MOUNT   PLEASANT   BRANCH  THE ROYAL BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY  BROADWAY, COR.; WESTMINSTER AVE.  CAKES, PASTRY, BREAD, CONFECTIONERY  Special-.R0r.AZ, CROWN BREAD (5c. a LOAF)  Main Store-THE ROYAL��������� 430 %fSFg|TIS,AVE  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 _   ���������v     - 1941 Westminster Avenue.  New Laid Eggs -       -       -       -       -      ���������     4oc doz.  Orange Creamery Butter      -       -       ���������        3 lbs. for $1 00  Prairie Rose Creamery Butter -       - 3 lbs. for $1 00  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter        -      -      - 30c lb.  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs        -       -      2Sc lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at all times. ,  Leave us your name and address and we will call on you  twice a  week.  O  !  Scott & Gibson  2152 Westminster Avenne  PAINTERS, PAPERHANGEKS AND DECORATORS  The latest designs iu Wallpaper.  Estimates given on all kinds of Painting, Paperhauging and  . Decorating.  BIRTH.  To  Mr.  and  Mrs.  John   Munro.  of  519 7th east, the stork left twin girls.  Mechanic's Tools  Atkins Silver SteelSaws  Maydale and Keen Kutter Goods  Agenr     ���������*  SHIRWIN-WILLIAMS  * PAINTS and VARNISHES  Q. E. McBRipE & CO*  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  SOCIAL ENTERTAINMENT.    .2  Cn Wednesday evening in St. 7 Pa-'  trick's Hall a much appreciated entertainment was given under the auspices  of the Catholic Mutual Benefit assbcia^'  tion. The .program contained;- the.  names of many talented musical, artists of the city, and the applause that  greeted the various numbers proved  that the selections, both vocal and instrumental, weie thoroughly enjoyed.  Tiicse tatting pa:t were: N. Williams,.  violin so.o; .wits Nina' Watts/,song.;  C. A. Bartrand, song; Rev. Father  McCullough, address; J. E. Hinde,  song; Miss Marie Bryant, violin solo;  Mrs. Kloeper, song; The Shamrock  Male Quartette, Messrs. D. McCarthy,  J. E. Hinde, C. A. Bertrand, Rev. Father Connolly. The violin solo of Miss  Bryant was the subject of much favorable comment. Mrs. Kloepfer was  heard for the first time in St. 'Patrick's Hall, and her songs were chains  ingly rendered. The Shamrock Male  Quartette pioitd, perhaps, the strongest nuniler on the program. Their  selections we.e effectively rendered.  Father AlcCuiIeughsinstituted a parali.  el between the divergent attitudes cf  Christianity and Paganism towards'  widows ar.d orphans. " . ���������'   :-;���������  His Grace .he Archbishop arid .Fathers CampLe.., i'.;vvler, McNeill, Ccn:  nolly and Madden ,.o..s noted among,  the audience.  Dainty refreshments were served by  the ladies,in charge, and all went home  declaring tneir great delight with the  evening's entertainment.  The proceeds will go towards.,the  Chilren's Aid Society and other Catlio-  lic purposes.  *   *    * ;������������������ ���������  THE JULY ROD AND GUN.      '  Fascinating is the best description  that can be given of the opening article, "Canoeing on Lake Superior,''  appearing in the July number of Rod  and Gun in Canada, published thy W. J;  Taylor Ltd., Woodstock* Ont. 7 The writer and a companion, despite the doleful predictions pf their friends, planned  POPULAR ORGANIST MARRIED.  Mr. Dean Wells, the popular organist  and music teacher wras married on  Tuesday last in Victoria. The many  friends of Mn Wells extend to him  their hearty congratulations. The happy couple are making their honeymoon cn Vancouver Islend.  BASEBALL.  'Baptist vs. St. Michaels.  The;Baptist boys outplayed the St.  iu.chaels' team by 6 to 2 on Monday  evening. The game" was a good exhibition of clean, fast play and the  boys deserve credit for the game they  put up. 7,  McArthur, Brnetembach, Henry, battery for baptists. Thorpe, Thornton,  ...cDonald, for St. Michaels.  ���������������'H"-������  Phone 4607       >/���������    -        iVicQowen & Salter  THE   DON  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near 12th  Richmend Dairy Ice Cream, Butter and Pure Cream  fresh daily. Try our Ice cream Sodas and Sundaes.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery, just like  mother used to make.    You will note we keep only  the best.  t������������  ORPHEUS CHOIR EXCURSION.  A most delightful time was spent up  the ^Jorth Arm cn' Wednesday night  when the popular Vancouver choir  gave a moonlight excursion. The tinto  was doubly appreciated by those c-n������);j*  board on account of the fine selections  rendered. It is to he hoped the choir  make these a monthly feature of their  work. Nothing wouid be appreciated  nicre than these concerts on the water.  *  ICE  CREAMJ  For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  per gallon, $2.00  Special Discount to Fraternal   Orders   and  Churches.  ���������:-;.,-ji..,-...i,.������.������.BBI  Obituary  Frederick Gordon Sparks.  The death occurred in the  city on  .-Ktvrday of Frederick Gordon Sparks,  *���������'''?��������� fiv6-niontl-s-old   son   of   Mr.   and  Mrs. Sparks, 35 Lome street west. The  .funeral took place this morning from  I the above residence, Rev. Lashley Hall  pniciating.  * * *.  Marion Margaret Crane.  Marion Margaret Crane, the infant  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Crane,  1441 Harris street, passed away in the  city on Sunday. The funeral took  place yesterday from the above resi-  <������'  I Independent  Drug  gtore  ������������>  (Lepatourel & mcRae)  *  % Cor. 7th & Westminster $  Avenues  I&HD  ACT.  'New   Westminster   T.and   District.  District of Xew Westminster.  TJAKE, notice that IdaJl. S. Debou, of  Vancouver, B. C, intends to apply for.  permission- to purchase tlie following  described lands:���������  .Commencing at a post planted at the  ���������Nortlieiist .corner of T. U ^8^56; thence  10 chains, more or less, Ea-t; thence SO  chains, more or less, Xortii; tiience 40  chains, more or less, Wed; thence 1!0  chains, more or le*s Xorth; thence 20  chains, more or less,West: tiience 20  chains, more or less. South; tiience 10  chains, more or less, jCast; thence 40  chains, more or less. South; thence 40  chains, more or less, West; thence 40  chains, more or less. South; thence SO  chains, more or less, F,n<\. to" point of  commencement containing six hundred  and forty (6-10)  acres, more or less.  IDA M. S. DEBOU,  Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April 15th,  1910.  4<������J^J���������������,*J^,*JMS'*5,^,*t",^,*!<���������,*iKS5*!,^,*J���������������,*t,^������*J������^,������J*  ismmowm  PRACTICAL HQRSESHOER  Oscar Kidd  Special attention given to Lame  and Inert'ering Horses.  [Between Sixth and .Seventh  Avenues  |tf?fff?fffffffff?fffTff������fffffffT������fT������������ffftf*!  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  j  dence,  Rev.  officiating.  McCrae  of Westminster  8)0 WE  Photograph  BABIES??  MAIN STREET VERSUS NEW WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  and carried out a canoe trip alcrie the;|7. ���������,;    ���������."'.''���������'  J'    The World, in a editorial last night,  the 26th, Inst., dealt with the  ques-  Mount Pieasant Livery  NEW STABLES - - NEW EQUIPMENT  12545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONEJ845  HACKS, BKOUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  |l'������   l3|.������'4"������"fr-**<S"*   lj^^���������^^3^^���������'S'*^*"^Wt'^^^<;'^*���������#���������**^*���������^'^**'3"*^3"**'3"^*<3'^^^'fi*"2'^^<it^*^'S>^^^l^^  ^f^fl  HE STERLING DRY GOODS I  AND MILLINERY HOUSE |  3218 Westminster Avenue       1  northern shore of Lake Superior and  thoroughly enjoyed their holiday. They  hugged the shore carefully except on  one occasion when the temptation ^o  make a short cut across a bay proved  irresistible. At the end of the experiment they shook hands and promised  each other not to-do.it again. This will  convey to readers far better than, a  long description, an idea of their experiences. "Canoe Trips in Teniaga-  mi." describing the conclusions from  the experiences of several' seasons -in  fire ranging, is a mqst readable article;  Fishing stories from several provinces  are timely, while big game hunters are  net forgotten and articles on sheep and  Lear hunts furnish fine leading. .Mr.  Vance's experiences with minks will  attract all lovers of our wild animals  and may tempt, some to try their hands  at similar work. In addition there  are many other articles, every one appealing to those interested in seme  phase of outdoor life, and tho .whole  forming ^ a number --no sportsman  should miss.  INTERESTING FACTS.  tion of the change of name to Main  Street. What the editor says is strictly correct, something that cannot always be said for editors.  -The question of change has been  under consideration for a long time,  and I neyer heard any opposition expressed against this change until the  action of the Council had taken place.  There may have been opposition, but  I had no knowledge of it.  There was no desire on the part of  the petitioners for to do their work in  a secret manner. They acted openly  as did the council, hence there is no  room on this score to make complaint.  Let us look at the question on its  merits.  It is more convenient to wri!e, print  and speak the name. Main street than  to   ur;e   the   long   cumbersome   term  . "W'estininster Avenue.    Tlie difference  is.as six to two.   Six syllables to two.  Three to. one This, then,    is-   good  ground for change.  I Again, Jlain Street has some meaning in relation to a city and its business.    As rapidly as the city of Van-  Well rather! We make  a specialty of Baby Photographs We enjoyfphoto-  graphing them, and they  enjoy beiug photographed, hence .we get a picture tbat pleases their  parents. No "moved"  pictures leave this studio.  couver   expands,   so  rapidly    is     the  Canada has  15.S������7,010 head  of live "business growth  eastward.      And    so  stock. surely as the city expands in rj>opula-  BuiMlng operations  in  40  cities  of r'ion   and   wealth,   so   surely   will, the  Save the Pieces  If you have the misfortune to  break your g-lasses and we will  be able to fit another lens exactly  the same or if you happen to  lose them  Our Expert Optician  by the aid ot the latest scientific  method of eye testing will ,fit  you another pair as good,   if not  better than the old ones.  WELFOBI)  MOUNTPLEASANT  l^HOTOGK APHEK  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and BROADWAY  ���������#*$<~SK^J������3>^^<s>^<������3������^:^i5w5^  0.  WATCHMAKFR and JEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  SPECIAL THIS WEEK  Slaughter sale of children's dresses     ,\  Must be cleared o at. t  business center move eastward. All  admit this fo be true in the main.  Therefore the coming trunk road and  centra! business street will be thai  thoroughfare we have have known as  Westminster   Avenue.  Thirdly: It will he the leading busi.  m'ss street aid is wisely named .Main  Street. The term Westminster Avenue is no l"tiH"i!r the specific road  Uidirg fo Xf".' Westminster, and  therefore is not now as appropriate as  it  was formerly.  In going to the city of Now Wesfinin-  s*er   people   may   use "(Irauville     St..  ramble   St.,   .Main   St..   Clarke   Drive.  Our population is 1.72 to the square  C'ue^n St.. Victoria Drive, and. shortly,  niiie.    England has fj.'.S to the square   v������nr.imo   Drive.     Thus   no   longer   is  mile. .Main Street the specific road  to New  Vancouver's building operations for Westminster, and accordingly there  UKia was $7,258,505 or about one- is no need of changing hack to West-  twelfth  for  40  of    Canada's    largest minster Avenue.  cities. I Some are talking of an injunction.  Toronto received from its street Tllis does uot seem very wise, unless it  railway percentage for 1909, I507.S21. can be shown that practically the  Vancouver got under $85,000. whole of the owners on Main Street    desire   to   have   the   old   cumbersome.  Canada in  1900, totaled $!i0,000.000.  Canada has :i0,:!:i0 miles ofcrailway.  Total savings of Canadian people is  S50 millions, or about $120.00 per  capita.  Canada is (lie largest cheese producer in the world. In lt)0f> we exported '$20.38-t,fi������(i.O0  worth.  In 2U years 'Canadian mines have  produced !������2C> .millions.  Postal revenue in l.S'.t!) was '.'2  millions, this was increased to -ill  millions. Pretty good growth for IM  years.  Canada contains one-third of the  r.rea of the British Empire.  name restored.  And even if they did so desire. I  am not sure that there is any reson-  able ground for an injunction. It-is  competent for the council to change  I names of streets on their own initiative.  .Moreover, if injunctions could be  ha.I against this reasonable change  from Westminster Avenue to .Mail  Street, then a long line ol* confusinj  and costly litigation would be avail  able 011 all occasions, as it might sui  the notions of persons opposing nev.  nomenclature.  From all I now see I am in favoi  of this short new name, and am oik  of those who asked the council to give  us the up-to-date modern apellation.  .Main Street. The council acted slowly, considerately, openly and wisely.  It is to be hoped this act will be final  and that those who have net !;<���������<_���������:-  satisfied will now see the error oi  their way. and join with the rest to  make .Main Street the best street in  Western Canada.  Vancouver, B. C.  July 27, 1010.  E.  ODLC.M.  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I  Phone 1405  2408 Westminster Road  I  ���������  IK j  m  m  m  m  w  IN  '���������m  ���������3? rJ4  ft 4  I  THE PALE POET AND THE PRESI-  PENT.  A pale poet who wrote pale poetry  was taken to the White House one day  and presented to President Roosevelt  by a friend. The friend and ,the Presi-  dent had occasion to go downstairs,  followed by th������* pale poet, who lagged  a Cow steps behind.  "I don't like that man's poetry,"  said the President.   "It's anaemic."  When the President left, the poet  turned to his friend and said: "Did  I understand the President to refer  to my poetry as anaemic?"     ������������������-  "Anaemic?" said the friend. "Oh,  no!" And then, working bis wits overtime, he added: "You misunderstood.  He said it was academic.  WOMAN'S  INGENUITY.  THE   SWAY   OF  YOUNG   HSUANG  TUNG* EMPEROR.  A detective was testifying in a case  of a woman shoplifter whom he had  arrested  in  her bedroom.  "And, oYur Honor," he said, "when  I told her the charge she turned her  ba.k to me and swallowed a purse,  six suits of silk underwear, a silver  candlestick, a chafing-dish  and "  . "Hold ou;   bold on!" the magistrate  said.  "Excuse me. What I mean to say,  Your Honor," explained the detective,  "is that she swallowed the pawn-tickets."  IT WAS NEW TO THE BISHOP.  At an unusually large dinner-party,  where the guest of honor was an English Bishop, the butler, an elderly man,  was obliged to bring in from a friend's  house an inexperienced lad to help him  in the dining-room. The awkward helper annoyed the butler beyond endurance with questions as to his duties.  He continued interminably until the  butler, worn out and nervous, said  ironically:  "All you will need to do is to stand  behind the Bishop's chair, and whenever his Lordship puts down his glass  you must reach over and wipe his  mouth with a napkin."  That silenced his assistant. But the  young man actually took the order ser.  iously, and as soon as dinner began  he stationed himself behind the Bishop, waited till his Lordship had drunk  and put down his glass, and then, as  deliberately as his nervousness would  permit, he opened out a large napkin  and wiped the dignified gentleman's  mon'.h!  On February 9th, our calendar, the  New Year's of the Chinese was celebrated the world over. It was the beginning of the 2452d official year of  the empire, and the day after the  birthday of the Emperor, who was  then four years old, having been born  February 8, 1906. His father, Prince  Chun, acts as Regent of the Empire,  during the minority of the Emperor.  Emperor Hsuang Tung is the youngest ruler in the world, so young that  he is but little more than a baby, but  according to Chinese customs he must  receive the same honors as though he  were the age of King George or President Taft. He sits on one of the most  powerful thrones the world has  known, and his dominion extends over  an area of land and a number of people such as no child of his age has  even dominated before.  A little investigation will show what  this boy of four rules through the direction of Prince Chun and a cabinet  ot ministers, most of whom are favorable to modernizing China and having  Western civilization affect Its customs  and laws.  In 190t>, when Hsuang Tung was  seated upon the throne, the official  census showed that tbe area of the  land he controlled was 4,376,000 square  miles, and the population therein 438,-  214,000. This population is four times  that of the United States. Outside of  China���������that is, in foreign countries���������  there arc 6,800,000 Chinese who owe allegiance to the emperor and are subject to his call.  There are living in China but 69,000  foreigners, and most of these are merchants. The capital, Pekin. has a  population of 693,000, but the cities of  Siantan and Sibnan have each a million population, while Tientsin has  800,000, Chung-king 705,000, and Shanghai 651,000. About one-fourth of the  world's raw silk supply comes from  China, but under imperial laws. and  edict it will have ceased to be the  center of the world's opium supply in  about eight years more.  The empire has but 3,700 miles of  completed railway, and 1,600 miles uncompleted but under way. But there  are 192,000 miles of waterways under  the Emperor, and he controls 23,400  miles of telegraph and 2,800 post-  offices. The limited number of post-  offices may be explained in one way���������  a natice Chinaman wishing to communicate with a friend living at some  distance does not write a letter. THe  gathers his robes about him and takes  a leisurely journey on foot or by scow  to his friend. It might require several days or weeks for him to make  the journey, but that did not" trouble  him, and he never appreciated a letter and cheap postage until the English and Americans introduced the  idea.  Another phase of human life which  the Emperor rules (it is not well understood by foreigners) is gardeners  and small truck farmers. The Chinese  are the most economical and skillful  truck or small gardeners in the world.  In their empireTthere are "1507)00^000  boys and men engaged solely in this  work, and the results they produce  would put to shame' the skill of any  German, French or American gardener.  "Why," said General Otis to me,  when I was talking with him in Manila  one afternoon, "a Chinaman can make  things grow where no other human  being can. I have studied their methods, watched them, and they are the  most scientific cultivators of garden  produce this world has."  As proof of this, I cite the fact that  agricultural reports from China, dated  1909, show that China has move cultivated gardens under an acre in size  than America, England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined, and  produces annually more green vegetables, ton by ton, than all of Europe  and America combined.  This is the China over which a four-  year-old boy rules, and which he must  learn to govern personally with intelligence by the time he is eighteen,  THE VINDICATION OF KOHLER.  t  ("Literary  Digest.")  The amazement of the press when  Cleveland's "GoldenRule" Chief of Police was charged with serious misdemeanors is now changed-to gratification that the "best chief" has not  turned out to be the worst. After va  month's consideration of the evidence,  during which Chief Kohler was suspended from office by the Mayor's order, the Cleveland Civil Service Commission have acquitted him ow all, the  charges. In fact, during the hearing  13 of the 23 counts against him were  withdrawn by the prosecution. ��������� As  soon as he had again taken up the duties of his office, the Chief called his  men together and made a little speech  to them. He would have been justified in "swinging .the big stick," says  the Indianapolis Star (Rep.), as a  nuriiber of his men had aided the  prosecution, "but his own 'golden  rule' confronted him and he had to  abide 'by it." This paper quotes his  words thus:  >  "I am starting you all in new to-day.  I do not- care what you did tor or  against me. For those of you who  have worked against me I have only  the best of feeling and I want to thank  those who stood by me. I do not propose to be revengeful. I have very  little of that kind of a thing about me.  I am not that small or cheap/ I know  I have made human mistakes, but I  hold myself as an example- to every  man in the department. So to-day  wipes teh slate clean as far as I am  concerned. While this demoralizing  trial has been going on you have allowed the ^hieves and thugs to take  the city. Now let us have an end of  that. Go out and do police duty and  clean up the town. That is all I ask  of you. Every man will stand on his  own merit. The Golden Rule, which  was attacked in every way, is now applied to every one of you. The Golden  Rule Is here to stay and will be exercised stronger than ever. It is up  to you when I leave the department,  and I assure you that will not be for  some time."  While there is some evident skepticism as to the merits of Kohler's "Gold  enRule" system, we find the press substantially unanimous in expessing  their satisfaction at his acquittal. The  news will be read with pleasure "far  beyond the borders of Cleveland," exults the Knoxville Sentinel (Dem.).  That his rehabilitation means much to  the cause of good government iu our  cities, is believed by the Richmond  Tinies.Despatch (Dem.) and the New  York Evening Post (Ind.). The Dayton Journal (Rep.) calls attention to  the "marvelous" results of the "Gold*-  en-Rule" policy in Cleveland. Kohler,  says The Journal, was simply fighting  a combination of "divekeepers and  pickpockets and barflies and gentlemanly silk-hatted politicians 'higher  up.'" When Tom Johnson was defeated and the Baehr Republican administration went into the City Hall,  these people "thought their opportunity had come." So they preferred  these charges.  The Journal continues:  " 'At last,' croaked Vice, 'we've got  him.'  . "The trial board which heard the  charges and testimony was Republican. . . . Though adverse to the  administration that had put Fred Koh  ler in office, these Republican officials  could only see their duty.one-way,, and.  that was the RIGHT way. So- they,  kicked Vice down the back stairs audi  put Kohler back on the job.   .   ...  "The defeat of Fred; Kohler would;  have been a victory for Vice; his vindication is a credit to Cleveland:"  The Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ind:..  (Ind. Dem.), which has supported  Kohler throughout, says qf his "splendid vindication":  ��������� "Thus ends a fight against the head  of the police department which, conducted covertly for many months;, ttnal-  ly reached the stage of open, formaJ  charges filed with the Mayor exactly a  month ago to-day. The animosity en- '  gendered by Kohler's years of vigorous conduct of the police department  was focused in th������- attack.  "Kohler's enemies,. Intent on 'getting'  the chief, entered upon the task of  proving him guilty of conduct unfitting  him for his office with all the energy  of firm conviction aud all the skill that  able lawyers could supply.  "And they failed signally. The evidence they produced was flimsy and  Inconclusive. They proved nothing  more, thoroughly than that the man  they assailed had conducted the police  department with efficiency and unparalleled success.  "Out of the conflicting impressions  of the trial emerged one striking figure, that of a man well fitted for the  public duties he had been chosen to  perform. The character dominating  the trial of the accused Kohler was  Kohler.   ...  "Chief Kohler goes back to police  headquarters with a large share of  public esteem than he has ever enjoyed before. He has a rare opportunity now ,to show that this Increased confidence is not misplaced.  Cleveland expects her 'best chief now  to become still better."  OVER 06 Yl]  txpcmcr  Anyone  ���������jnlckly m._  Invention it probably poteiitabl  ttonaetrlctlycontldeiitlal. m\  Traoc M  Dttwf  Copyright  ,_ ft sketch and detcrtn  In our opinion free tl  ���������ent free. 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Co. have completed  the new switch and r.rack at corner  of 4th and Granville. The old switch is  piled up on Granville street ou the  curb.  ���������    *    ���������  The water mains on the corner of  Arbutus and Fourth are reing'monkeyed (that's a good word) with again.  We have lost track of the numhei ci  times these have been planted.  ������   *   ��������� ��������� \  Shakespeare  it  WEDDING  Oa Wednesday evening of this week,  ���������at the home of the    bride's parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Feasant, 2135  Victoria street, Mr. Frederick Charles  'Roberts   was   joined in   marriage to  their daughter Olive.   This young and  -estimable couple are   well known in  Mount Pleasant, both   being zealous  -and earnest workers ln Mount Pleas-  -ant Methodist Church, the groom being  president of the Epworth League, while  Miss Feasant is second vice-president.  ' She is also a member of the choir and  teacher in the primary department of  the Sunday school.  Rev. R. N. Thompson tied the nuptial knot and the wedding march was  played by Miss C. Gibson. Miss Fes-  ������ant was assisted by her sister, Bertha,  while the .-groom was supported by a  cousin of the bride, Mr. Cecil -Martin.  We are pleased to say that Mount  Pleasant is not to lose Mr. and Mrs.  Roberts, for after a week in camp at  Port Mellon, they will take up their  permanent residence at 125 Thirteenth  avenue east. Only the near relatives  ��������� of the contracting parties were present.  The "Call"' joins with their large  circle of friends in wishing them all  the joys and happiness of a married  life.  We have vjry little po?iti'-������ infoi  . i-m con 'ennui; Shakespeare', yt -  sonal history before he became a "family man." 7.     j  Between his birth in 1564 and    his  marriage in 1582 the   only   recorded  facts discovered aie -those of his bap -  tism on April 26, lf>64, and of ihe bond  authorizing   bis   mariige    to    Au;ie  Hathaway, bearing the date of November 28, 1582, the former still extant in  the parish register    at Stratford-on -  Avon, and the latter in the Episcopal  records at Worcester, the diocese    to  which Stratford belonged.   The earll -  which authorizes her marriage wi*.l>  "William Shakespeare," with "once  asking of the bannes of matrimony."  The bondsmen for the sum of forty  pounds are Fulk Sandells and John  Richardson, inhabitants of the little  hamlet of Shottery, which was Included in the parish of Stratford.  The bond was given to defend & save  harmless the Right Reverend Father  in God Lord John Bishop of Worcester" in case any impediment to the  lawfulness of the marriage should afterward appear.  It is possible, as some believe, that  William and Annie had already been  married some months earlier under the  illegal forms ������f the Catholic Church  that her.relatives were anxious for r he  marriage to be acknowledged.  /It is far more,  probable,    however  est mention of Anne Hathaway   that  has been discovered occurs in this bond! drew's day,   the last day of November  your p  ent persons, having been held, at least |have,been a substantial yeoman in thf | Tfr-frt y-f -\yf Mi fr>'j%'l������t'V<t>l'���������l*e)it"i'Oll"l'������������'Hi'l������i> E������ :'������������������;���������������:-tCt jrt'It) t# ;|i t +  I-iu Warwickshire, to confer a sufficient-  legal validity on the transaction.  Aside from other reasons for ^ their  desire to be married with once asking  the bans, there w:ts one not mentioned  by the biographers and critics and so  far as I am aware, not noticed by any  writer until very recently; namely,  that one of the periods in - the year  during which the publication of bans  and marriage in church were -prohibited by ecclesiastical law was about to  begin���������that is, "from Advent to the"  Octave of the Epiphany, or January,  ���������In 1582 Advent Sunday fell on De-  In 158e Advent Sunday fell onl)o,:  cember 1st, so there was only just  time to get the bans called on St. An-  (bans could then be called on holidays); and even the wedding in church  cwild not take place until. January 13  th. With the regular thrice calling of  the bans, it would have been two Weeks  Ifiter.  It has been generally assumed that  Anne was about 26 years old -when  married to William, who was then- between eighteen and nineteen; but there  is no record of her birth or baptism,  and no evidence whatever as to her  age except the inscription on her tombstone, stating that she died "the 6th  day of August 1C23. being of the age  of 67 years." But all Shakespeare  tombstones ;ire in a dilapidated condition more than a century ago, and  were replaced by new slabs then or afterward. Portions of some of the inscriptions were entirely obliterated in  neighbourhood of Stratford."  . Malbne, in his more elaborate "Life",  says, "Ann Hathaway, whom our poet  married,In June or J,uly, 1582, was then  in' her 26. year, that is seven and a  half years older than her husband. The  date pf the marriage is wrong, and her  age ��������� the earliest reference to it, I believe ��������� was apparently reckoned from  the figures on \ier tombstone.  The "Anne Hathaway Cottage" ���������  really a substantial farmhouse of the  Elizabethan period, divided in the eigh  teenth century into two tenements, and  later Into three ��������� ���������was purchased in  1892 as a,national memorial by the  trustees of the birthplace for about five  times its market value; but all that is  known of Its history is of comparative  ly modern date.  Of the history of Wil lam and his  wlfe\after the marriage we know but  little. Their first child Susanna, was  baptized on Sunday, May 26. 1583 (O.  S.) and twin children Hannet und Judith, February 2,, 1585. about three  months after their father was twenty  .one."  '���������I  PERFECT PAINTS  '      PLEASED CUSTOMERS  POWERFUL COLORS  William and Annie had been formally j 1790. and others had "nearly perished  Dr. A. E. Wark  DENTIST  IVill open an  OFFICE  in the  MATHER  BUILDING,  Corner  Westminster Ave. and 8th Ave.  about AUGUST 8th.'10  betrothed or "contracted" some months  before the legal marriage license by  the bond o������ November 28, 1582. This  ancient bethrothal was generally a  soemn cermony   performed   before   a  in 1824  THE DIM INSCRIPTION.  . The verses on the stone of Mrs Hail  (Susanna Shakeespeare)  had been removed to make room for a record of  priest or in the presence of witnesses. >tne death of one Rlchard Wattg wllifch  with the interchangement of rings and J-Wag eraaed in 1844> and the T ^_  kisses, and the immediate concurrence stored  havjng been preserved in ^  of all the parents;  but as Halliwell-dale>s  rhillips proves, "it was at times   informally conducted separately by the  bethrothing parties,   evidence of    the  jfact, conveyed to them by iudepend -  The Apostolic Faith Mission  Will open their NEW HALL at 154-1 Oth Ave. E.  ON   SUNDAY,   JULY 31st  And continuing with Special Services for Two Weeks.  SUNDAY SERVICES at 10:30 a.m.;   2:30 p.m. aid 7:30 p,m.  Rtv. J. H. Kin9, of Georgia, is expected to be present  Warwickshire," 1656. Bin  Dugdale was not infallible, for the inscription as he gives it states, that Susanna "deceased the 2. day of July,  anno 1649" the "second" being obviously an error, for the burial, according to the parish register, occured  "July 16." The "67" on Anne's stone  may. have been ah error (for 61?) - in  copying the indistinct figures.  U is curious at any rate, if she-was  almost eight years older than her husband, that the fact should not be mentioned in any of the early traditions.  All that is said about her in "Rowe's  Life of Shakespeare,"1709 (the earliest  worthy of the name), is that "in order  to. settle in the world, he (William)  thought fit to marry while he yet was  very young", and that" his wife was  the daughter of one Hathaway^ said to  DESIGNED BY N. E. LOUGHEED  ��������� /io#r f&evA  TVftV   ^  GETTING A LIVING.  How he managed to support his family we have no means of knowing.  There are traditions that he taught  school for a time, and that he was a  clerk iii an attourney's office. The  clerkship has been supposed to be --on  firmed by the familiarity with technical terms shown in his works, ana  several books have been written to  prove that he must have studied law  somewhat thoroughly; but this theory  has been completely refuted by Judge  Charles; Allen of the Massachusetts  Supreme Court in his "Notes on tlv?  Shakespeare - Bacon Controversy."  where he proves that contemporary  dramatists show equal knowledge of  law, while Shakespeare makes many  mistakes of which a lawyer or law student could not be guilty.-  7w'lHam could not have made h!s  home with his father, who was in financial difficulties, and whose family  had been'increased by four more children born in 1566. 1569, 1574 and 1580.  A daughter born in 1571 had died in  1579.. - 7 ' "7  lit )is extremely probable that William and his family resided with Ann's  mother in the large farmhouse at Shot  tery. At the death of her husband in  1581, she had been .left a considerable  estate ahd her married daughter, with  her young children, would doubtless  have been an added comfort, rather  than a burden, to her widowhood; and  w'ith.her they very likely remained  When William went to seek his fortune  in London in 1585 and 1586. According  to the.tradition of poaching in Sir Thomas Lucy's grounds, and his prosecution by the knight for this offense.'- -  ~^     (Continued next week)  AEROPLANES IN VANCOUVER.  A Davie Street car in an attempt  to make an air trip coll'ded with a  Fourth avenue car on Wednesday.'nis?ht  with the result of many people having  to walk. ' Both cars were damaged.  MADE    IN   B.   C.  Made t������   Stand    B. C.   Weather  OUR IRON1TE BRAND   IS ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED  :: SOLE   AGENT, ,.  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OPD  NAMES OF  PLACES  IN THE  V   CAN API AN   LAND.  By W. N. Smith.-  In Quebec, Canada, a great many of  the TFrench towns begin their names  with 7^Saint77 roOTTding the occupan cy  and rule of the land by a religious  folk.    >  If we go West and find places called  Hell Roaring Creek, Last Chance,  Hardscrabble, Silver King, Whoop-up,  and that, sort Of thing, it indicates a  people whose motives are less religious than material, and who succeed in getting fun out of difficulties.  ..Old France and Old England have  often been drawn upo, while the  strong, piquant, often musical speech  of the aborigines is perpetuated In  too few lakes and rivers.  Anglicism of names sometimes results oddly, as in the conversion of  "Chapeau Dieu", to "Shapody Mountain," and of "Portage du Rat" to  "Rat Portage." Though the two latter are the same, yet, locally, the  French "rat" stands for "muskrat,"  and the same word in English does  not.  "Montreal" is the "Royal Mountain;" "Smoky Cape," is "Cap Eu-  fume," so-called because of the mists  that toss about it; "Quebec" is "Quel  bee*' ("What a cape!"), that being the  exclamation of its discoverers, while  at "Ha-ha Bay" the Frenchman laughed with joy at sight of the green expanse after their voyage up the Sag-  uenay. %       %  "Lachine," or "La Chine," means  "China," because the St. Lawrence  was first thought to be the northwest  passage to that land. This is the old  name, but in many cases such changes  have been made by later comers that  it is hard to recognize the originals.  The Portuguese "Baya Fonda" is  not so different from the "Bay of  Fundy;" the Shubenacadie, haunted  by ghosts of fishermen caught in  tides, is heard under the common  name of "Shippenackety." We guess  that  "Blow-me-dowa"  is  "Blomidon,"  IMPERIAL  INVESTMENT CO. ITI  JAS. U. LOUCHCCD, Mgr.  AVE Phone 3*  but who wTOUldi suppose that "Acadie"  was, the, MJIcmac word "Qucxldy*7? }"*  fact, some believe that the word was  borrowed from the other side of the  sea, to denote tbe discovery of a New  World Acadfa.  The turbulent Newfoundlanders  have not recorded in their" names the  fires, riots, the shooting, the lurings  to wreck, the extermination of the  Boethuks, or other incidents that, have  made the history of their island exciting* and the traveler wonders what  may have been ihe original meanings  of "Exploits," "Topsail," "JoeBatt's  Arm," "Seldom-come-by." "Little Sel-  domcome-by." "Fogo," "Brigus," "Hell  Hill." "Quiddy Viddy," "Bally Haly,"  "Maggoty Cove," "Heart's Content,"  "Bay of Despair," "Dead Islands" and  "Rose Blanche."  Because Cartier happened to reach  it in a time of sultry weather, we  have the "Baie des Chaleurs." There  is little doubt that "Stanstead," province of Quebec, is named after one  of the three Stansteads in England,  yet it is alleged that the surveyors  who laid off the township. were a  noisy lot, and were often heard calling to their chainmen to "stan' stead"  ("stand steady").  "Moose Jaw" is only a contraction  of "Place-where-white-man-mended-his  cart-wheel- wit h-the-j awbone-of-a-  moose," which was thought to be too  long a name for busy people.  "Calling River" commemorates an  echo, and "Pipestone River" refers to  the material from which the redmen  make their ceremonial pipes.  "Pie Island" and the "Sleeping  Giant," known to voyagers on Lake  Superior, have reference only to the  outlines of those heights, but the  "Petitis Ecrits" was so called because,  of the picture writings iound on the  face of the rock, representing men,  animals and canoes cut in the lichenl  TVVest of the Wildcat Hills, Ghostf  River flows pr/it ~ lthe" column-'Hkc  mountain of Devil's Head. Old map!  calls the river Dead Man's Creek]  The Asslniboines aie responsible fol  both names, since they declare it t;{  be haunted by the ghost of one  their old chiefs who rides up an<]  down its banks on a horse.  Devil's Lake, near Banff, was  lieved to be a resort of malignant  spirits, and Cascade River,, its outlej  was the scene of a murder iu whicl  the victim's head was struck from hi|  shoulders.  Near Banff is Stony Squaw Mom  tain, thus called from the traditioj  that when an old man of the. Stonl  tribe lay ill and helpless in his lodg]  at the foot of this height* his old wl?  took his weapons and did a man'l  work as hunter, killing enough Bif  Horns to feed them both until he r������j  covered.  Dr. James Rector, exploring thi  Canadian Rockies in 1857, was kickef  by a horse i nthe shadow of Moue  Stephen. Hence we have "KickinJ  Horse Pass." The name "Wapta," &i  plied to the stream that flows througj  it, means only river.  "Wait-a-bit Creek".was so called  the first explorers, who were wJ  stantly fetched up with a short tm|  by a briar that grows thickly along ii  shores. When caught by the thon.1  the victims called to their companioij  to "wait a bit."  The Arctic-looking Hermit MorJ  tain, on he north side of Rogers' Paa  takes its came from a shape of stoa  far up under he sky. It looks like]  cowled hermit talking to a dog. Clci  by is Cheops, recalling the Egypt!J  pyramid by its form, as -well as  its name. Mount Grizzly explains  self, and Asulan means wild goat.


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