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 e������  ' "<'���������//��������������������������� '���������":���������' ! r   ���������������������������.-���������'?>'���������';'��������� '���������'���������'  S> 77:  -iii  ;|S  '.S-;'.'".'v?S-!:5fe!.'5  Av#   ������������������^���������V-"; 7.....,;.  .Iljt^/;^  :v:7';7;'  : ,':;*:"-"-i;7.  ' "';������.���������''  -SfHlf  ,N~        v>  ���������<���������������/  7'.--:''* >:.<..  7"-:;>7ttf'^i  '.'���������.v/.-.>A-i:-i *-:  '.'���������'���������i'i%r'A1:-j;../ln,fif i*  .    J:l^l7^v,777f;^:'  .������������������'-������������������       '   ���������' >��������������� v'.r'f !-��������� ������7:'..:  v:^-WI^^^.:r,^  ^,:..   <>  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia,   MAY 20,   1910.  No. 2  METHODIST  CIVIC FINANCES.  Aemilus Jams & Co.. of Toronto, whs the .successful tenderer  lor tho $2,107,900 c'ity debentures.    The actual amount' which -the.  Kity  will  receive is $2.1()!>,4S2.54.    This amount ,is guaranteed by  Ifwt'inilus -liirvis & Co.. and if they arc successful'ji\ floating tlie'issue  [tar-a- larger amount the City will get the behefit ot' it.   The form of  Th is issue is hy inscribed stock, which; is becoming very popular with  flic foreign investor.   One distinct advantage of this system' is that  Lnly a portion of the whole issue need be sold at any one time.    In  Jther word*, the stock may be sold as the cash is required, thus en-  [ibling the issuer to wait a favorable market. .Another feature which  fonmujtids this form' is that the fuIP;value can be realized, because  lie '������������������i.s.sii'ing corporation   is brought sitito direct touch with  the in-  jestor.    The value of this can readily be estimated when it is re-.  lembered that Vancouver c'ity debentures recently sold on the open  kiarke't in London for $101 and $102. or M to 4 points aim ve that  lliieh the City received, which would mean in the present issue a  hug".sum of about $65,000.to $80,000. ; This of course depends en-  jrely upon the state of the market,:but in any case by the system  If ^inscribed stock'?>v,e get the benefit of the full  value of our  londs,ahdonly pay a small permanent fee to an agent in London  T> attend to the register, etc.  SEWER MONEY BY-LAW;  'Pin.-Hoard of Works has decided to introduce another money 7  ly-law for $ii00.000 for sewer purposes. The pathetic, statement is ,:;  liade that tliis is to, be used toi organize a ''comprvheiwiyesysteni 7  ������ sewerage for the City.'* This, letter phrase was coined by the-;  hpoi'ients of the City Engineer, who_ have been. trying to secure ���������  |un.c such a plan.\^i).w7'.W.haVwe7thife H. of W. inferring that it has 7  Ken tor -lack of funds that no planshave been submitted77i77;: ;>n :)7 ��������� r  i. ,-���������;., .       ..     ............  ': t ���������   i-';j , -j| ��������� _. ��������� " '." ������������������ ��������� '���������   \  The't'aet$''.ai;^,tkHt:7ttt'..the!.^'min^htteineut of this year there, was |  r-QJt; ^.'iS.OifJO in the bank ?i theire is|now over^ $400,000 in the bank |  Jft firom the last/mouey by4awi   lj|st year we only spent $ltt;{,000i  id at that rate it would take about; three yearg/te^cxpeHd the7anih'|  ^*"oii"hah!d7" We'"So 'noT9b'jeetr tplypting more money: We would |  Ivocate a-million dollars if we eoiiUl\be; satisfied that it.,would,' b������f  roperlyvspenf. ��������� Tint Vn'ith' the' innumerable object lessons we have $  iiore our eyes of extravagant-waW|fc of civic funds, we dft,hesitated  | place-more funds at the disposal %f. the present^ of W,7and;JSu-|  Mieer;)jKver,v day almost we can &e cases where tlie Engineer is|  lacingthenrwith largerories.f,v! |������ .:%  | -The present Engineer's department is working 'at.random-'..and ':  |c ^itifcens should ask themselves:;the question:    '/Is it wise to  |aee, large anion nts at the disposal;of the present officials?" 7  ���������'���������''   '<������������������ :'    ' " : ���������' '       *   '.o     #;���������    e      . ;������  THE  BOARP OF WORKS.  |Themeetiiigof the, City Council. Monday evening, wa* the oc-  >ionfor an illustration of,how absolutely subservient the Hoard  i Works is to the City Engineer.   A brief apology for a report ot'  h two "secret" meetings of the Hoard was presented to Council;  \ adoption of which AVoutd mean'* the complete "white-washing"  the Engineer and his, permanent establishment, as Chief Kngin-  \* of the City.   This eaUed forth most determined opposition from  Is Worship the MayoKaud'Aldermen Stevens. Knright. MacPher-  ti, Roberts and Ramsay.   The grounds of the opposition were .the  Jsolnte incompetence of. the ^Engineer to handle his department,  Jb total absence of a plan of sewerage, although repeatedly called  jr. and further, the desirability of appointing a supervising engin-  fr who should have oversight of all the civic public works. -  The Aldermen opposing the Engineer stated fact after fact, mak-  fe? a fearful arraignment of the department. The most formidable  large was in regard to the present, state of the sewerage. It was  |ited that sewers were allowed to empty into pools and there lay  jposcd to the air, spreading disease and causing a nuisance almost  [(bearable. In large arid thickly populated districts the sewerage  ������s permitted to drain into the street or lane, a menace to health.  Kwas further stated that the C'ity was constantly replacing small  Ijvers with larger ones,'a striking example of the hap-hazard way  V department was being run. Absurd grades, neglected works.  |d many other more or less serious complaints wore also'made..  Yet. in spite of this, the members of the Hoard of Works-voted  ,a man for the continuance of the present incumbent in office. The  [ly excuse offered being that it would be unwise to disturb him in  V" middle of the. season, It is now up to the citizens to express  fcmselves on this question and show the City Council clearly where  py stand in regard to it. .It is absurd to think that such conditions  Ln long be tolerated aud if any reasonable effort is made to express  jfr feelings and opinions, no Council dare resist the demands of  Jiblic opinion. We owe it to those who ave, taking this matter up,  give thoiu our hearty support in every legitimate, way.  {)  SEWERAGE   SYSTEM.  IA'fr. .Morgan .Tellete. the representative of Aemihis -inrvis & Co.,  m ave the largest ''bond''holders for the City of Vancouver, has  ���������ently expressed his opinion regarding the. policy being followed  ' Vancouver.  U, Mr. Jellete claims that Ave should secure the best: supervising  Rgincer obtainable, and lay out a complete and comprehensive plan  I*sewerage for the City.' He draws an analogy betweenjthe coudi-  ftns here now and that which obtained in Toronto a few years  |?'k. He expressed the strongest disapproval at the attitude at  fejsei'it assumed toward, this great question by the engineering de-  Krtirient. No one will question his right to do so. His firm has  liight about six millions of our bonds and are deeply interested in  City-.s welfare.  No one can question ihe ability of Mr. Jellete'lo advise in this  .ward, as lie visits almost every city and town in the Dominion,  pi examines carefully into and reports on the conditions iu each  I'ice.  J* It behooves the ('ity Fathers t<> take cognizance of .the opinion  li-of such eminent opinion���������as that of Mr. Jellete. The state of our  Kty and the care and ability manifested iu handling her affairs will  J*rv materiallv affect the sale of our-bonds or stock.    .    .  P -;  BV  N  VANCOUVERE  FOR INCORPORATION  The annual conference of the Alethodist Church of B. C. has Just cloised,  and ia generally accepted to be tbe  most successful in the history, of tlie  church.  A feature which added greatly to  the interest, and profit of the occasion  was a series of addresses by Rev. Dr.  Dawson, given each morning between  the hours of !> and 10. The high  spirituality and yet practical nature  of these addresses seemed to permeate the whole of the sessions of conference. ,,  In his address on "Christ and Social  Problems," Dr. Dawson seemed to  touch the keynote of Christianity. The  life of Christ, said the Doctor, was-  essentially social. It would be interesting to collect all the passages in  the Gospels which bore on the social  side of religion, and in his opinion  such a collection would far outbalance  all references to the other sides.  Christ went about doing good. His  life was simply a culmination of the  great work begun by the prophets,  who were all great social reformers.  He came to the poor, the sick, the  needy. He was always found doing  g������od. His gospel was a practical one.  which comprehended 1 he woes and  heeds of the great mass of humanity.  Tn this age, said Dr. Dawson, there is  a. tendency to discuss the doctrinal aspect of religious truth to the exclusion  of the practice of its teachings. Too  much emphasis is laid on "speculative  truth" and^ too little ;pn Christian action.  '' . -.'.' ;: 7  Sin is not only :a personal offence  .but is also social in its, nature.    We  fa^ji_pt-^to J.thi^.:>t^;rnjBch;;;-qfvh  of the future and too" little Of This^old"  world with its multiplicity of relation  ships-. . .        "  Fie noted five points in the life of  Christ. First, Jesus did not denounce  wealth in itself. But he did denounce  in no uncertain terms the improper  use of wealth. He warned men of the  danger of amassing great riches and  of the responsibilities which attended  it. Secondly. Christ taught a very high  doctrine of human stewardship. Property of all kinds was simply placed in  our hands for administration, to be occupied until called for by the Master.  If the great and wealthy would only  accept this teaching, it would readily  solve the many intricate problems in  social and industrial life.  Thirdly, Christ taught the doctrine  of a living wage. The parable of the  man who hired men to work" hi his  vineyard, was used to illustrate this  point. It was shown that this man  paid those who had only worked a  small portion of the day the same as  those who had labored all day. the inference being that it was Christ's intention to.teach that, all men were entitled to sufficient to keep them in  comfort.  If Christ were living now. he would  be interested in all forms of human  activity and would take his texts from  Ihe daily papers.  Fourth point, was that a great retribution awaited those who liv*d the  'unsocial'life." No man should dare  to neglect his fellow-man's interests.  It is not enough to give some charitable assistance, hut what is demanded  of man b.v Christ was ihe extending to  our fellows of human sympathy. The  Sift'of our sympathy was greater than  the gift, of wealth.  Fifth. Our lives will be judged according as to whether they do or do  not possess social justice. It is the  little things in life which count, not  the great things, not eloquence, not  sreat, achievments, but the "cup of  cold water' given to the beggar, the  kind   word  to the unfortunate.  The relation of tlie church to society was-then elaborated. The primitive church seemed'to have understood this and practiced it. The people became touched  with new  ideals.  At a meeting held Monday evening  in the school house, coiner North Arm  road and River road. Heeve Pound and  'his'supporters placed before the electors the reasons for incorporation as a  city. He7claimed this step was necessary in order to give the Council a  freer, hand: in the administration of  affairs, They wished to introduce  some refoi'fiis and improvements'which  at present they were unable to do.  They intended to put in extensive  systems of water and electric light  and;��������� also htcreased school facilities,  and hopedtthat the plebiscite* would  carry. It was claimed that it would  not be of ������1ny advantage tojoln Vancouver-City because they would always, be on; the outskirts.  ., One speaker suggested that South  Vancouver would be able soon to annex Vancouver City.  The speuilcers who opposed the incorporation scheme stated that the Interests of the municipality would .best  be served by joining Vancouver City.  The idea of a "Greater Vancouver" appealed very; strongly to them. They  would have the advantage of the excellent Credit of the older city and as  the City of;Vancouver was doing their  utmost to limit any franchise to street  car comi&feles, it was right that, they  should assist tn every possible way.  ^:^e'7sct;i^ij|'Qf.i..the:'Counclt in granting a 40-year franchise to the B; C.  Electric iwfe "severely criticized; The  schemes o?!thc 'Coiincit'were.charaeter-  lK^::'M'.'.b^kbna.":the.-;means of-1he. district;^ and -it-waa ���������thought that the un-  velopment as outlined would only cripple the municipality.  A sadness and a gloom has been  spread over AJount Pleasant this week  because of the sad accident last Sunday at Capilauo which resulted inthe  drowning of Albert L. Pement. and his  sister, Minnie. The young people had  visited the beautiful canyon and whilst  standing on the edge of the cliff the  young girl lost her footing and fell  intothe turbulent., boiling waters of  the mountain torrent below. Without  a moment's hesitancy the heroic brother plunged headlong into the stream  in a vain endeavor to save his young  sister's life. It was a hopeless task,  however, as no man could live in such  a stream. Neither was seen again. Ii  is always a sad thing to witness a  young life snatched away without a  moment's notice, but it is doubly sad  when it is given hopelessly for another. The whole city will feel keenly  the sad loss and the sinccrest sympathy is expressed on all hands for the  stricken family.  REV. WESTMAN  GOES TO NELSON  REV. W. I AS HI IE HALL  TO MOUNT PLEASANT  ! with humanity and fraternity,  j Throughout, the "Dark Ages" the  | church'continued <his practical phil-  ianlhrophy, hut with the coming of tho  ! Reformation with its great doctrinal  | disputes, came the destruction largely  i of   this   element     in   the   church   life.  Great doctrinal  disputes  always  have  this  effect.  Rut now the church is coming back  (Continued from page 4)  The final draft of stations just  to hand from the Methodist Conference atNelsonshows that Rev.  J. P. Westman will go to Nelson.  The church at Nelson is looked  upon as one of the best in the  Province and Rev. Mr. Westman  will gracefully and ably fill the  pulpit of the inland metropolis.  Rev. W. Hall who comes to  Mt. Pleasant is recognized as  one of the leading scholars of  the Conference. He has made  an exhaustive study of sociological conditions and will be an  acquisition to the City of Vancouver.  OF INTEREST TO ALL  WORSE THAN SLAVERY.  Thirty-six convicts were burned to death in a stockade ������f a  coal mine- in Alabama the other day. These poor creatures were'  negi;o prisoners who are hired out by the II. S. Government to the  collieries, who pay a^stipulated amouiit per day per'hend.       '  '  This practice of "farming put'7t!ie_convicts is a cruel, inhuman and pernicious one.    Convicts of both sexes are compelled t������  work together under the most brutal overseers, and cut off entirely t  from communication with the outside world,    ft is worse "than slavery, because it was to the sbive-owners' interest to treat his slaves'  \yell. as they cost him considerable; but |n the case of those poor  victims, they are of no ...value..and nothing would arouse the interest  of those who handle them, arid as a"'coiiseqVieViee'th'eii'lives are of the*  worst conceivable.  Js it any wonder that these poor wretches try to escape? It>was  while trying to escape that. the.fire was started which cost the lives  of so many. The stockade was wooden arid very inflammable, aud  few of those who were inside had-any chance to escape. Present-day  western civilization will yet reap a fearful retribution for the manner in which we treat our prisoners. Our system (of which the  above is only an aggravated illustration) is wrong���������it only calculates'  to "punish" or "wreak vengeance" in place of "reform.'*  ATTEMPT TO BLOW  UP  CHINESE.,  The invidious and reprehensible attempt to blow up the cars  of Orientals, by placing dynamite iii the cooking range, will, we feel>  certain, meet._.with^he.sternest disapproval from all right-minded-  citizens. Any one who'"Would, stoop to siicli a dastardly action is in  every sense of tbe, terra,,,"^the scuw.of the earth.,'!,, .  We take second place to none in advocating tlie strongest "possible protection ��������� of our. citizenship, but do not hesitate, to say that  it is just, such efforts as that above noted which give an excuse to  those-who would flobdoiir land with aliens, to claim'that these Orientals are needed to develop tbe country and that they are opposed  only by those whose opinion is unworthy of^ttotifeeT Thua any effort  to show an objection to the Asiatic which assumes tble form of abuse  and V;iplence miist .inevitably7result-in,the7injury-.^of,the cause in  whose interest such"actioni is purported to be done. ���������''  If^ we wisli-:to save the country from the inroads of these Oriental hordes^ we niiist'do so by securing an honest administration of  our affairs, by diligent development of bur country's remarkable  r^^ources, and by a fiur system ofTdiserimiriation as regards immigration ���������cNotlike;3he;^r)0^OTijml^dpB.?in the manger^*' sitting tight  on our undeveloped wealth, neither exploiting- it brirselves nor allowing any other to develop it, Nor by doing violence to those who  .sejek. our shores.  BROAPWAY WEST TRAM EXTENSION.  Apparently not satisfied with the munificent franchise which  they hold in this City, the .1$. (.'. Klectric Railway Co. are about to  accept a bonus from property' owners to rim a car line on given  streets. In tbe first place, if the company accept this offer it is little  short of accepting liribery to place a line on a certain street. The  company is'compelled' to place a car line on any street in the Cit>  when given notice to do so, or forfeit their rights within six months.  The company is reaping a rich harvest from -Vancouver- citizens,  both in car traffic and light and power; there is. therefore, no excuse for such unprecedented action as that proposed in. regard to  this car line. ,  The owners may be willing to pay this sum to expedite matters,  but is it just to the rest of the City?   Ts it right for any traction  -company to do development ---work- -for a >---cons(dei,ation-?jT-!^-'^---"-^-���������----������������������  Then, again, this obnoxious compact provides that there is to  be no paving done for five years. We have now sufficient example  of how any such contract affects the City's interests7iu the condition  of Broadway between Granville and Westminster avenue. There  was an agreement made that this could not be paved for a term of  years, and the result has been that this main thoroughfare has been  a disgrace to the City. It is'sheer madness to enter into any such  arrangement, and the Company is endowed with the nerve of the  proverbial "carnal horse" to ask such conditions.  This car line should be built by the company at an early date.  It should go on Iiroadway. Hut the strongest prOtesIs should be  made against any such practice as t ha ^suggested iu this scheme  between private owners t\ml the H. C. Klectric. It will soon be the  order of the day to trot down to the H. C. Klectric office and deposit  your application fee for any work of public improvement, if such a  thing is allowed to pass. The company has no right to ask or accept  any such monetary inducement, and we repeat, such a course would  lend to introduce a system of bribery which would be inimical lo  public interests.  GREAT NORTHERN AGREEMENT.  The City Council finally passed the agreement with the Great  Northern Railway Co.. in its amended form. As it now stands, it  provides for the establishment of a union depot at. or near Park  Lane. The company agrees to give the City sixty-six fed along  Park Lane, also -*2").000 toward widening the exit of Park Lane to  Westminster avenue. The company also agrees to complete its Avork  within five years, to employ only white labor, to pay a penalty of  one dollar .per day for each Asiatic employed, to pay current rate  of .wage to ;.ll employees, to allow access over their tracks to the  union depot at a rate set .by Railway Commission, to allow the const ruction of ;md pay half the cost of two over-head bridges ou the  north side of *he creek.  The Citv asrrees. on its part', to jrive a clear deed of I'd acres to  the company of the bed of False Creek in return -for the extinguishment-id' the-riparian rights of flic company.   The arrangement seems  to In; ;i fair one.   The company is certainly .jrefting a handsome concession,  but  on tlie other hand the City could  not have purchased  the surrounding property, and therefore could not  have entered "it  anv  irreaf scheme of rccUnnntion  of the bed  of  False Creek.    The  present arrauireniciii would seem u> be the mosi reasonable solution  of the situation, and tbe City should congratulate itself upon having, at last, a Council who are willing and abb' to grapple with suck  an old nnd intricate problem. A  'Sn������ ������T  THE WESTERN CALL; VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ������r   +\  la   i  1  I  ii  Xi* -  II  I  i  II  ; a:  ��������� ������s  ���������'if  t3  ���������1  I  71  I  ilr.  ��������� pi  ''I*  Hi  |!1  !  {/*v/o*v B4jwr of  -*��������� CANADA -���������  A Branch of this Bank has  been opened in Mount Pleasant.  Temporary quarters have been  secured in the Muir Block corner  8th Ave. & Westminster Road,  where a general Banking busi- ^  ness will be transacted. ���������  M. J. J6/p  MANAGER.  ten.  Screen Doors and Windows  1  Sherwin Williams Paints* Stains and Varnishes.   Oils, Lead, j  Garden Tools���������Rakes, Hoes. Lawn Sprinklers, Lawn Hose, &c |  Everything in the Hardware Line.  FREE DELIVERY. PHONE 2853.  I  Q. E. MeBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  Phone 4607  rrV  McGowen & Salter  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near !2th  Richmond Dairy lee Cream and Butter fresh daily.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery just like mother used to make.  :. ���������   Y������u will note we keep only the BEST.   ~     '  ��������� ��������� ��������� m������M������t������i  ��������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������� t������nm������������������������������  RlngUp  (T J) The Acme Plumbing and Heating Co.  For estimates on plumbing  Hot Air or Water heating Phone 5545  319 Broadway E. - Vancouver  < t*������Sm f"������ <li:'<l*:.4������. tp.������.it>,+$~+<i>^,%  ���������*J* ��������������������������� 'J1 ��������������������������� 'J' ������������������ ��������� *ff ��������� ������������������ *J*^hJi ������������������������ *ff '9**$*OHjtia* iy*#)**yNt)**������i  Farm kancjs For Sale  147 acres good farm land in Langley with  half mile frontage on Fraser River, with a  Government wharf on the property and a  good road through it.   Only $75.00 an acre.  McLELLAN & DAIBER  *: i  (Continued from last week)  1052 Westminster cAvenue  Phone 4862 j  ���������jf . $i������ <"������ igi'������ %: <i'.'ii"������ i|i'������ igi* <t: 't"������ '������������<*������ # ������ fr'������.ifi'������'ij>.������������fr-������ii*������-<|i.������Hji.������.i$i.������.ifr.������.<|i.������^������.������.i|KMfi  l^J������J^M|>.J^.y^J������SH^ej>������J.'j>.J.A.J.tJi.^<5i������J.A^:������������J.g)i;).J.:^^  Madam Humphreys}  Begs to announce that she is having her        \  formal opening and is offering $2000 worth \  of Hair Goods at ~\  HALF PRICE  Goods will be exchanged if not satisfactory. J  PLEASE MENTION THIS PAPER. I  *  Fairfield Building,!  I 723 PENDER ST., WEST f  I  *  f  *  *  ���������f  T  *  *  *  *  COMMUNICATION  WITH MARS  BY LORD TELLAMORE  A Serial Story to be run each  week in the "Call"  CATS. DOGS AND RATS.  There was a time when these iu! -  Inials were used on Mars as now o 1  earth, but good sense and sciance s>  advanced that no longer do they exist  outside of the zoological gardens. They  are never privately owned as they :vfi  considered filthy, and also are a T< > -  ease producers as well as disease carriers.  At one tnme women, and especially  old maids, had cats and dogs as pets,  but society so advanced as to place all  dog - huggers and cat - fondlers in the  list by themselves, anc such creatures  were ostracised by, and from, all re -  spectable people.  Notwithstanding this, there were m?ny  so infatuated and filthy as to cling io  their animals, even at the cost of losing human companionship. Then  the government stepped in and legia -  lated all these animals away from private uvaer.:hlp. Of course there wa-;  a frantic outcry, and dire destruction  was threatened; but the vast majority  sustained the government, and the  public laughed the dog - hugging women out of sight. Now there are  none of this sort found on Mars.  As strange as it may seem, there  were some women, not only old maids,  but even women who had raised families.'as well as others who would not,  who actually fed. clothed, decorated  and housed cats, dogs, and other dirty  pets, and at the same time refused to  help the helpless orphan. But all  such folk are dead lone since on Mars.  WHEAT.  On earth at the present time, wheat  has one spike on the top of each straw,  but on Mars it has as many as seven  heads or spikes to the.one straw.  This puts one in mind of the dreams  that Pharoh bad a long time ago in  Egypt, when Joseph was in prison.  He dreamed of the seven ears of corn  (not maize), which were fojfowed by  'ean ears that devoured them?    '   '  The dream was one based on nature,  ���������>n everyday facts. In those days  there was a variety of wheat that grew  several heads, on the stock wbereaB tola jr there is but one bead or eaiy 7 .  That dream was based oh fact: and  'hat wheat stems or stocks did support j  several spikes, from; two up to seven, j  has been proved of late.    The writer j  has seen wheat in the hend. ripe. wbif;h '  was the growth from seed taken from  an Egyptian mummy.        It had    an  irregular number nf spikes from two  up to five or six.    It came from Egypt, j  was grown in British Columbia very  successfully.  This much is written not to substantiate tbe bible account, so much as  ���������o get at two important facts:��������� 1st.  't goes to prpye���������_thwe[, correctness of  ���������be renort from Mars. For them to  tell us they have wheat with sei-eii  ������ars or spikes, is to naturally raise a  query, a doubt: but when we'he*iv In  mind tbe slmi'inrity between Mars*  ���������nd enrth in all directions, and know  '���������li.it did tbe en������'th did. and now c-'n  tow seven h^ds of whent. we readflv;  ���������rive our credence to the statement of j  'he Marsians. j  2nd.    It. also jroes to show the lsiwsj  if organic and -productive nature are|  constant, in similar worlds and under  '-imilar conditions.  This goes a  step further and bears  in a view held by the author viz. th:u.  ill organisms in tne world, have their!  -piritual  counterparts    which   -always-  precede the in tenal and visible manifestation  of the  individual organism.'  And more yet!_   We hold that, in all j  oarts of the universe.' the spirit forms '  :������f all life - organic, are awaiting pro-'_  per environment in order to. tal<e on  materia! bodies. Hence when Mars  \nd earth have similar stages of tern-  perature. moisture, light, magnetism  and fertility of soil, similar organic  beings  will- appear. There   was   a  ���������ime in the history oi  Mars when the  very beings now found on earth were  found on-that planet.  With .changing   environment    come  1 c'orresrKjnding changes in organic pro-  | duction. And  in  the    future,*   the  | changes, yet to occur on earth or Mars.  I will be so marked and varied from  ! what now rules, that the animals,  i birds, reptiles, inserts and human be-  j ings will be so different from these  : p"w in existence on both planets, that  !l,pv will soem to belong to quite different worlds.  i And at that time the intelligent be-  -:r.~o of hr>*}\ r.'nnets will set forth that  it is a case of development and evo -  lution. They will maintain that the  heins-s of their day are far;superior to  , those of our time.      But the real truth  will be that both worlds are actually  dying out, and as a result of this the  organisms belong to the decadent class,  decadent when, compared with those of  tue present time.  Worlds, like men, pass from child -  hood to manhood and on to the dying  age^  METALLURGY.  The metals of Mars are very similar  to those on earth, and in their uses to.  However they have made discoveries  of an exceedingly valuable sort.;.  Their standard coin is not gold, but  a wonderful alloy or composition of  gold, copper, and luolybdenum of  which molybdenum is the most vain -  able. It is a rare metal on Mars, and  though tor a long period of time it  was little sought after, finally the  chemist, and metallurgist found many  . ses; for it. and thus it came inl-<  prominence. Then a period of dis -  covery and continued experimentation  followed, with the result that the  chemical, physical, mechanical and  coinage - demands so increased as to  run the value up very high for a unit-  si ;:e or weight.  The geologists of Mars, for long  years, made a serious blander, one so  serious as to delay the discovery and  uses of many metals, new found in- a -  bundance.  The geologic periods and divisions  of Mars are very similar to those of  earth. ������For a long time, geologist*  passed by the arc! aen and Huronian  rocks, (I use the eiirh terms;, and  held that the^e fjr.11,: .ions were of an  almost useless chaiac er f-oni tne v 1-  u? ������>oint of metals.  However owing to an enterprising  educator who was a naturalist and a  keen observer, as well as a specialist  in metallurgy, a fortunate discovery  was made. He had early discovered  that geologists, explorers, botanists  and other similar specialists were no  more honest than earthborn Choctavre,  criminal lawyers, politicians, parsons  and pill quacks. So when he was  told in popular lectures and standard  geologies that metals, weie scarce, and  of little value in certain rocks, he  made up his mind th-.it io these rocks  he would go for reliable information.  As a result he found many things of  immense value. And his work was  considered so important, that the central government board gave him a pension for life With tree transportation  all over Mars. Anion;; the many  valuable discoveries, he found considerable molybdenum In the Gneiss  rocks, of the archean- age. and thus  gave to the public a most Important  metal, in such quantities as to warrant a fairly extensive supply. If use  so required. When he. the discov -  was not of much account, he proceeded to prove the opposite.'. By patient  toil and long experimentation, he  found so many uses for this metal that  it ran up In marker value to an extent,  both surprising to the scientists and  alarming to those who found it necessary to use the metal no matter what  the cost might be.  At length the disco'-erere succeeded  In making a corii'nosiMon so valuable  by the aid of chemistry and electricity,  that Mprs adopted it as the standard  metal fcr coinage. In. weight, hardness,  color and durability it has no equal.  The government accepted the formula  as a gift from the discoverer, and in  return gave him, as before mentioned,  a competence, and bestowed on him  the highest honors at its disposal.  Influenced by the information concerning molybdenum on Mars, and especially the finding of it in the Archaic.  Gneisses: the author is determined to  give some specific attention to our own  archae;tii rocks of Quebck and Ontario. He is so fully convinced of the  ni������te.i������l similarity of earMi and Mars,  that he fully exacts to find, or be instrumental in having others find nay-  Jos' nuaiuities of molybdenum in our  :irc've:i'i roebs.  IV> ���������(> leaving this subject I may  sav a few 'words on the subject of honors and rewards given pll who make  valuable gains or discoveries of public  benefit to the Marsians.  1st. They are. at once, when the permanent value of th ediscovery is  known, provided with sll that Is necessary for a comfortable and sumptuous living. In this way all care is removed, and the honored person find-?  himself free to follow any pursuit of  study pnd exploration suitable to his  taste.  2nd. All such persons are made life  members of the great "Educational  Association of Experts and Discoverers." These are detailed off into subcommittees suitable to the tastes of  each. And this are again arranged into sections and sub-sections. 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FARM LANDS  Company, Limited.  301   Dominion   Trust Building.  PHONE 6616  VANCOUVER, B. C.  REGINALD C. BROWN, |Managing Director.  I  I  honored servants.  In like mauner, no salaries are paid  to any who work for the government,  in any capacity, All the civic public  servants, from the highest, to the lowest, are properly maintained in their  living which living is continued during  efficient service. Wheu too old to labor in any capacity, then a permanent,  living is 'provided at the expense 61' the  public.  FOOD   SUPPLIES.  At one time famines were common,  and the Marsians suffered much as the  result. An enlightened government',  aided by a wine central advisory board  ot experienced chemic and electrical  scientists, decided io turn attention to  cost, the capital outlay was very great.  However, orice established, the wear  and tear are not veryheavy and so they  now have great power at fairly reasonable cost."  Tlie central advisory board of scientists have of late placed before the  government a chenie for generating  light, heat and even music, on-a gigantic scale. They claim that the entire night - surface on Mars can be  lighted with nearly no running cost beyond capital expenditure.  They know that Mars like the earth,  planets and sun. is a huge dynamo,  whicii if properly harnessed and wired,  would hy its daily axial revolution give  an-'inexhaustible supply of power,, as  the'electric current"''alone    can    give.  kiwi  improving conditions, so as to prevent j The government so favorably eonsid -  the recurrence of famines, or at least, ered the  report as to send  two large  Cannot Cultivate Any  More.  I.anehau.���������Kansu.  the  most distant  and   the   most   backward   of   18   provinces or China proper���������a'province for  many years  past steeped  in  opium���������  is making an effort to come into line  with other provinces in enforcing the  suppression   of-���������������������������the- opium^ evil.---Already considerable progress has been  made.     Opium   can   be   obtained,   of  course, though its price is much greater than befoie:  but the opium divans  are closed aiid there is no public smok-  ang south polar regions, with a  viewjing.    The extent  of the evil is' reepg-  lo wiring the entire planet and using.nized. and tlie impoverishment of the  it as it self - runnino dynamo. | province is attributed in large'part to  It needs no very able prophet to fore-1 the widespread cultivation of the pop-  tell  thai   not. only on   Mars,  but   later i py.  on this earth, will this most, wonder - j     ���������.>*������������������..���������.    .. i    .   <   i      ,.i ���������  Kxperimeiits   conducted   bv   ( hincsn  t'Ul feat be accomplished; and tbe pre -!   , ��������� , . ��������� ..   ���������  ,   ��������� ,     ,,  . . (experts in the agricultural school here,  scut   comparative    crude    and    cosily;,.    ......     ������...  ���������  ... ., Mounded by thei not ai  Peng Ying-cha,  -���������i-iit-i/.i-ii   mo-mu    w������i-������    ���������������vmi������v������ii    ������������i met hods of developing power will     be,,, . ���������   ,, .       ���������      ��������� ,  tiitiiicui   means    weie    empio>eu    to ( have shown  that other products such  where     and     A\'hen j lo'������salfd  ro  limbo, to    the    forgotten  past.  hold them down to a minimum. In duo  course irrigation was carried to its utmost, limit, by which means vast areas  were ieclaimed and protected against  drought.  Then artesian wells were sunk to  great depths so as lo complete the  advantages of irrigation, thus adding  to producing areas which had long  been looked upon as irreclaimable deserts. Concurrent  with these advances  bodies of electric, engineers, with all  the most modern mechanical applian -  ces,   to  explore  and  survey  the  north  cause   rainstorms   where    and  rains could not ordinarily fall.  And yet in spite of all these means A( "> l'W������������ '������������"������ ��������������������������� Marsograms  the increase of population, under im- fining from my informants announce  proved conditions, became    so    great. {,},:" li,p majority arc strongly in favor  the danger of food- scarcity began to  seriously threaten the Marsians. .Ml  that could be accomplished by tlie wcit-  ei available, was accomplished, and  then the people who had great knowledge and experience turned their attention to the rocks and materials of  the earth of Mars.  After many years of experimentation  and enterprise, they were rewarded.  At first thy succeeded in manufacturing from the earth. rocKs. air and wafer,   the   more   common   ami   necessary  of the above scheme, and that in all  probability the initial constructive o'< ���������  cratintis will begin with three moons  and a ha if.  Long ago the Marsian sculptors passed the standard of perfection to which  the enrt'uhorns have arrived. In the  work of sculpture they use no less than  twelve varieties of valuable rocks, a-  morphous and crystalline. In addii-  i ion. they do much small and niosi <-x -  pensive sculpturing in rbe more costly  kinds as  chalcedony,  aniethvst.  otivx.  I  LmJ  foods which in value and composition | n,b>'-n,:,!:"'hi,fl- s:mi- "^'L moon-rone.  .01 respond to our earth grown  wheal. |_������"'iseye. emerald, agate, a ml sapphire.  meats, and vegetables. j     Resides   tlie.se.   the   urea!   knowledge  Then   they   followed   up  their  gains, i of the Marsians in compounding  ma -  and manufactured .fruits and hosts of.j''-rials. Mid facturing high grade rocks,  i healMil'uS and tasty foods, so that they! enables ibeir sculptors to utilize fully  j no longer fear famine. However in dev-ja trove ol" artificial stones, which aiv  Jeioping   'he   power   :ind   appliances   to'a.'   enduring and  as  b(>--iutiful    as    rhe  thu-s  manufactured  foods out  of rocks j Lest  found  native in their yuaries.  (direct   they use horse power, st en a, an::;     FnjIn  ���������,!s  u   fi)!Imv.;  ,l!:u  .,,-,     v,ith  ; electricity.     Mountain   streams,   rivers   ,,it. ^.^ h;(s .���������,,..������������������.,���������, ,��������� ������������������. hi^(,+r  land   eventually     the     great      Marsian ��������� ,,()jn,   ()f  I)ertV.(.Tion-  .������������������,   sa   hi���������h   ,,,.,,  tides >v,.re harnassed so as to genera: ��������� jt w���������, takfi fhf)se (>f rar,h Jt milUHl5llII1  [ electric power.  Tn the tidal force they found a supply sufficient for all purposes, but th?  as cotton, hitherto nnctilih nted. grow  well in thi.s climate, poppy is planted  in Kansu al the end of February. Opportune, therefore, was the'issue'of'{he.  following excellent official proclamation which is posted throughout, the  city, where it was read by the thousands thronging the' street, on the occasion of the lantern festival. .,  The  Drastic Proclamation.  proclamation   reads:  or two to do similar work.  (Continued next week>  This proclamation is issued by the  acting provincial treasurer "of the Province of Kansu in the matter of forbidding the use of opium.  For a long time opium litis been doing a creat injury. Nothing wastes  men's time more than opium. If creates sickness and poverty, it prevents  labor, it brings ruin to 'the home. Frequent imperial commands have been,  received forbidding the use of opium.  Its use must be abandoned now for-  ev.-'r.  Last summer we forbade the sowing  of any poppy in the future. The government has determined that the cultivation of the poppy in all the provinces should cease at tin* end of the  first year of Hsiian Tung (February p.  19101. Intimation to this effect was  conveyed to all lb. provinces ia th������  ������������������ipirt. i   4     - '������������������������M*|.  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THE WESTERN  "CALL"  BBued every Friday at 2408 West'r.  Rd.  Phone 1405  Strawberry Culture    j!  f|   Points to be Observed in  the  Production  of If  fi Canada's Most Popular Fruit. 4?  ������*?���������.��������� ��������� ***  ��������� *S> By W. T. MACOUN, Horticulturist, Central Kxperimental Farm. Ottawa. 4- \  i Ah������'<������>������***>������������"(������>**hJ*  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  ���������S'-ij<i*S������i^l*S*i^*S-<*}*0*t^yiS*fyy'a*<yi*S*     ������������������^}*������*ti^#������^>l.������.t^>*������^^Jt#n-J������������^0'������*r''������������*<">������������*<>>**������C'>>������M'>i.#.<?> a  (Continued from Page 1)  to its original ideals, and is seeking  to solve the great problems of life. The  time has now arrived when the church  must not only deal with the "cases"  but must also seek for the "causes."  It is comparatively simple to handle  the case, but it takes great concentration of effort to seek out ami deal  with the causes, and to do any permanent good we must deal with causes. The conditions under which men  and women are forced to labor are often the cause of much crime, poverty  and misery.  ;. How can we expect a man to work  12 hours and then go home to unsanitary surroundings and retain his self-  respect and his self-control? The  most natural thing for him to do is to  seek the saloon, which in cities is the  ^working man's club.  j; Until we have good hours, just wages, decent home surroundings, we will  have drunkenness and vice. The majority of fallen women had been  Tin-ought to that state by either a false  trust or by economic tragedy. Many  'department stores where girls were  employed at a wage that could not possibly support them, openly advised  them to take a companion. The wonder is, said Dr. Dawson, not that there  ire so many of these poor creatures,  kut that there are not more of tberh.  jjTo deal,, with the great problem of  prostitution we must not only deal with  Sthe ease but also seek to deal with the  ?'���������  ^economic cause.  ������-'  ���������fe:  The church stands for "justice" ��������� ra-,  Jther than for "charity," and we should  ^exercise our power to secure sound  peconomic laws. The righteous element  ?can control the situation if they only  |������'ill. He would not advocate making  |the pulpit the platform for "ill-digest-  fed social harangues," but it should be  ^permeated-with a? passion for righteousness. Not a place to coddle saints,  but a means of capturing sinners.  Tne Doctor then closed' his most  forceful; address by a strong appeal  for the establishment In all great centres of the institutional church.  The strawberry is found wild from  the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean in  Canada and from the southern bound -  ary as far north as the 04th parallel,  and large quantities of the fruit are  gathered. The cultivated varieties are  grown successfully almost, everywhere  the mild species are found, but in some  districts require protection or irregat-  ion. In the provinces of Ontairo and  Quebec the cultivated varieties do well,  and a large acreage is devoted to the  culture of strawberries. The season  for ripe fruit opens in southern On -  tario early in .lune, the season being  | later northward and eastward. At  I Ottawa the first ripe fruit has been ob-  ! tained on June 17, and the last'Tpick -  I ing of the latest variety was made on  i July 19.     The season in    the    settled  parts of the  Province of Quebec     is  : somewhat similar to  that at Ottawa,  ! except along the lower St. Lawrence.  ; where It is much later, the fruit not  j being ripe until about the first week  of July, and the season continuing until  the second week of Agust.       The  strawberry season  for both provinces  ! covers about Duo, months.  (Continued on Page 7)  ELECTION OF PRESIDENT  The election resulted in Rev. R. Newton Powell being placed in tbe chair  to guide the destinies of the Methodist  church for the coming year. Rev. Mr.  Powell is well and favorably known at  the coast, having been pastor of Central Methodist church, Vancouver, for  ' phe term. His work in the interest of  Moral Reform in this city is well  known and he will be welcomed back  tp Vancouver as an acquisition7to the  ranks of those who are ever striving  for the highest expresion of citizenship.  Rev. A. E. Roberts was elected as  Secretary of Conference, a position he  has held for some six or seven years.  Mr. Roberts is a most efficient secretary and has given a great deal of  time and labor in the interest of the  work.  Suitable resolutions were passed relating to the death of King Edward and  a cablegram sent to the Royal Family  expressing the feelings of the Conference.  The numerous reports submitted  were of a most satisfactory character.  Rev. Dr. Sipprell spoke on the affairs  of Columbian College and In the course  of a most eloquent sneech he reviewed  the history of the College ami traced  the difficulties -which bfd to he faced  t>"d nredi'ctpd that frorn now on the  course of higher education in the Province would be much easier. The  Methodists Were the H^nfcs in hieher  pducatioTi 5r> Vrirlsh Columbia and had  given full full course in arts, many  students having graduated from Columbian College. They had sought to fur-  rteh not onh' intpl'ectual instruction  V"t fr> a'=n r>->eef. the moral needs of  the stt'dpn* Mff. a student wps =vr-  roi'ndnd with a" tv-o?e nnoral influence^  whi'-h !"��������������� r������r-tpd to develop a sound  u"������'iF-ht character.  The Doctor went on .to ern'rin the  reasons for the e^isteno of the C'd-  )e������re, statins: thrift it "--as itistified on'v  in so far as it affected character. T'^e  yeatest inPreif-e in the wcr'd is the  life of srood m������n. F?"ber educa'Pui  provided for instruction in arts,  iscierces. philosonhr. theo'ogv. commerce, etc.. bt't a rove all else the tn'e  character rests upon the sr>irifml !5fe  and in the personality of God.   It was  therefore necessary that students have"  a true and proper perspective. It is  not enough to have a sound, healthy  body and a well-trained intellect, but  must acknowledge a close relationship  to God before they could hope to become a credit to the Empire.  The mere amassing of wealth is a  sign of failure to one's duty to God and  our fellow man. The whole object of  the College was to fit men to win, not  only distinction for themselves hut also  jusice and equiy for their fellows.  Speaking of the theological department, Dr. Sipprell stated that much  loose teaching was prevalent, which  dealt too much with the speculative  side of religion and neglected the fundamental, truths of the Gospel intelligently but free from mere speculative  opinion. Dr. Sipprell then informed  bis audience amid prolonged applause  that the jubilee fund of $100,000 had  been over subscribed already and that  be hoped in the near future to have  $125,000. All; this had been accomplished at a cost of less than; $500.  Upon this information being given the  audience rose to their feet, ard sang  "Praise God from Whom All Blessings  Flow."  *        *        *  The statistical report of the Conference showed marked advancement all  over tbe Province. There-was a special  development in Vancouver District, due  largely to the "Extension Society" of  that city. This society keeps an eye  on the future and provides suitable  sites for churches iu the rapidly growing metropolis.  ������������������"'���������.  ...;     '."���������!??)??���������������������������.������������������   ���������'*":'������������������:'���������     *"  Rev. Dr. Allen, the general superintendent of Home Missions, gave a stirring and highly instructive address on  his department. He stated that during  the past four years over 850.000 immigrants had come to Canada and that  the question of assimilation was one of  very grave importance to the Church  and, to the State. It was up to the  Church to do her duty in this respect.  He spoke very highly of the type of  men coming over from the States; that  they had given great service to Canada  in showing, from their practical experience, how to utilize the arid plains by  "dry farming."  He spoke in glowing terms of the  Anglo-Saxon race, but mourned the'fact  thatlarge numbers of the English immigrants were inferior in type, resulting from the life in great industrial  centres of England, being under-fed  and compelled to breathe the poisonous air of these congested districts.  This was becoming a great problem  and Canlda should do her share towards its solution, as. after all, in  spite of bis handicap, the English had  inherent within him those possibilities  which could be developed into the best  type of citizenship if given a decent  environment.  Continuing, Dil. Allen stated there  were three taks assigned to the British  race: "Industrial." being the subduing  of the material universe, in which line  she had been emanently successful;  "Constitutional," giving just laws for  equitable- distribution; "Evangelistic,"  the feeding of the spiritual life of the  race. He feared that the first two far  outweighed the latter. The whole tendency being to develope along material  lines to the exclusion of the spiritual.  The callous indifference to moral and  religious things was worse than atheism and would result disastrously to  J the race.  I Speaking of British Columbia, Dr.  Allen stated that we had been the  pioneers in water mission work on this  coast and he hoped to be able togieat-  '.y assist in the development of this  branch of the work.  The problem of how to use and train  young men for the ministry and to  assist them through college was being  solved by sending them during the  summer months out on the Home .Mission field, thus giving them experience  and doing good work in the country.  The minister, said Dr. Alien, is a gentleman without an estate, and while  it was not possible to give their men  on the mission field high salaries, yet  they were enabled to get enough to-  gethar   wrhich,   with   strict   economy.  would help them through.  Speaking of the extension work in  the cities, Dr. Allen stated he looked  upon it. as vital���������more important than  any other branch. The great city problem had now become one of grave importance. He then elaborated a system of handling this work, whereby  each individual could be touched^ He  said there was no place in the "church  for drones, who should be rigidly excluded. He said that we should not  spend so much time lamenting on the  suffering of Christ, but extend our efforts to prevent suffering of his children bythe practical application of his  teachings. Dr. Allen closed his splendid address with an inspiring reference to the needs of the work and our  privilege in being able to help in it.  MOUNT    PLEASANT    METHODIST  CHURCH.  The services on Sunday, last were  largely attended. Owing to the absence of the pastor, attending the conference at Nelson, the pulpit was Ailed in the morning by Rev. Dr. Pidgeon  of Westminster Hall. In the evening  Mr. Patterson delivered an address on  the subject, "Prepare to Meet Thv  God."  Special services have been conducted every evening this week by the  local preachers-and others. Mr-. Burr  nett has had the meetings in charge.  On Tuesday eveniug, the officers of  the Sunday school entertained ' the  Sunday school choir. There was a  large turn-out and a very enjoyable  evening was spent.  Xext Sunday will be observed as  "The World's Sunday School Day."  The pastor will preach in the morning.  In the evening Dr. Cbown of Toronto, secretary of the Social and Moral  Reform department of the work, will  preach.,  "I wish to complain," said a newly  married wife, "about that flour you sold  'me.   It was tough."  ���������    "Tough, ma'am?" rejoined the shop  -.keeper.- _. .,-.-..i.,.-.,.-, ^...:._._.-,..-.^. -    j    "Ye, tough.   I made a pie of it and  my husband could hardly cut it!"  "Papa," wrote the sweet girl, "I have  become infatuated with calisthenics.-  "Well, daughter," replied the old  man, "if your heart is sot on him 1  haven't a word to say; but I always  did hope you'd many a Canadian."  NOTICE.  Take notice that I. Wm. James An  nand of Vancouver; 13. C. occupation  Broker, intend to apply for permissioi,  to   purchase   the   folowing   describee  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at o.  near the North-east, corner of Lot 2130;  thence North 50 chains more or le.,s  folowing the Westerly boundary of l,o;  812; thence 40 chains, more or less,  West, en the Southerly boundary ol  Lot 1358; thence 50 chains, more o:  less. South, to North boundary of Lot  2130; thence 40 chains, more or less  East to point of commencement, con  talning one hundred and eighty (180)  acres, more or less.  WILLIAM JAMES ANNAND.  Dated this 18th day of February, 1910.  LANS ACT.  N'ew   We tminster   Land   Di.strict.  District of New We tminster.  TAKK notice that Ida M. S.  I>ebou   of  Vancouver,   B.   C,   intends   to   applv 'for  p^rmi^'-ion    to    purchase   tlie    following  described   lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at tlie  Xorttica-t corner of T. L,. -JG^SC: thence  40 chain:-:, more or less-, Kat; thence ������0  chains, more or less. North; thence 40  chains, more or less, AVe-t; thence 20  chains, more or le^s North; thence 20  chain-, more or less,West: thence 2"  chains, more or less. South: thetu-e 10  chains, more or less, Ka---t; thence 40  chains, more or le-;s. South: thei!������-<- 40  chains, more or \e<s, \Ve--t; theme 40  chains, more or le������s. South: thence SO  chains, more or less. Ka-t to point of  commer.ct-ment containing six hundred  and forty  (640)  acres, more or les������.  IDA  M. S. DEBOU.  Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April 12th,  1910.  KELLY'S  Market  COOKED OX  TONGUE    per lb. 50c  JELLIED VEAL  per   lb.  40c  COOKED HAM  per  lb.   40c  CORNED BEEF  per  lb.  30c  CHIPPED DRIED  BEEF      per   lb.  50c  PIGS    FEET  PICKLED   per lb. 15c  Sweet Pickles in bulk  Dill Pickles   in bulk  Walnuts, Onions,  Gherkins  Summer  Drinks  We have a good variety of warm weather  beverages:  Grape Juice,    Lemon  Squash,   Lime Juice  Raspberry   Vinegar  and    Lemonade     in  bottles and  tins  Fancy Biscuits  tiuntiev &  Palmers,  Jacobs and   Perrins,  in all varieties  We have Ripe Olives  Green    Olives     and  Stuffed Olives in all  sizes.  BEST CREAM ERY  BUTTER       35c a lb  QOi*P eoos  at 30c a doz  STRAWBERRIES  and    otner     Fresh  Fruits'Every Day  Fresh Cream  We will be  CLOSED ALL  DAY FRIDAY  AND TUESDAY  PHONE 938  ���������d. s.  Kelly  2333 Westminster  Avenue  Successors to  ANDREWS  &  NUNN  Mt. Pleasaut's Leading  Grocers.  V  York Street 50x120 ft. near Arbutus $ 3,000  2nd Avenue 25x120 ft near Arbutus 1,400  Cornwall Street 33x152 near Cypress 2,100  York Street house on 50 ft lot 9,000  2nd Ave���������A house on a 50 ft lot 4,600  Braithwaite 6 Glass  Phone 6311 2127 Granville St.  905 Davie SL  Phone 6265  VANCOUVER PURE MILK CO.  ���������������������  Pure bottled Milk and Cream, from A. W.  Wards's Dairy  MATSQUI, B. C.  Prompt attention to special orders.  46-49      >  N. E. Lougheed  PHONE 1506 w. J. Coates    |  LOUGHEED & COATES        ������  Real Estate and Insurance &  63a PENDER ST., W.  % There are reasons for buying :-at once available property on the  j* No. 1 Road, South Vancouver, chief among which is the possibility  % of a car line from Victoria to Boundary Road.   We are offering choice  * Lots in our Subdivision of Mock ft, D. L. 50, fronting on No. 1 Road.  T for from $350 up; terms of from $50 cash; balance over three years.  X The water is being laid past tbe property, and there will soon be all  $ Ciiy conveniences.    Buy now aud be in line for a good substantial  j������ profit.   Let us arrange to take you to see this property without de-  I lay- f!  HELEN   BADG LEY ���������   Teacher of  Elecutiou, Physical Culture aud  Dramatic Art.   Plays Coached, Enter-  taiuoieut* Pirated, Plattoittt Recital*  ......,., $TVW>..?.$C Hornby Stubkt  Trti^hoiie H35S5.  Tfce cboicc-t display of Veptables  ever ������������������������������ (��������� Vaaco������ver at Its* lb**  CMfMMRan's pricH not we employ  only wWte labor.  JoutMaBConver Kartet Oirdew  G Clapp, Proprietor.  Tho South Vanooovor Oar*  oom employ only White Lab*  our. They are daily on thi  market with a choice display; |  of vegetables. Free deliveryi-  if you Can't Call telephone  your orders.  CUT FLOWERS  AND POT PLANTS  in great variety.  F. FATKIN  When in town don't forjret  that the Globe Hotel is the  nearest Hotel to the Market.  Thoroughly up-to-date and the  terms are reasonable.  Oonnloaham * QhAnmao  Tbe;flowers that bloom io, the  SpiiuRare only tine forerunners ot the  gorgeous display that ooihok later.  Make your home cheery by giving  us an order on Saturday.  THCWRfS^rlOlllSTS  Choice Butter and fresh Eggs  are all we handle. Ask any of  the regular customers at the  market. They will tell you our  stock never varies and our sales  keep on increasing.  VANS A MORRISON  **  J  A Alethodist bishop's wife addressing  a meeting of working women made  home life seem very fine and ideal, but  one housewife voiced the opinion of the  rest, pei haps, when she said to her  neighbors with a sniff: "She's all right  as far as she goes: but what I'd like to  j ask her is this���������what d' es she do when  j her old bishop conies home on pay  night with his envelope empty and a  fightin' jag on?"  To the Farmers.  We are open to boy for cash allf  kinds of Local Home fed meats providing tbe quality is of the bent.  Please don't offer us anything else.  FARMERS AGENCY .. CITV AURKI-Ti  ���������90a*������S9*999**9**+S+s+*9{  I     COOK & ROSS  \   THE RELIABLE AUCTIONEERS  i Sell all kinds pf Live Stock on the  t*   \ City Market every Saturday  When we advertise Cream at 1  per can everyone thought we ha  struck Rock bAtom. But look! ?o<  are now selling .1 Cans for 25c cverii  Can gauranteed.  S. T. WALLACE & Co.  For LAYING  FOWL and  CHICKENS call  L. Waltcer  City Market  I Merchants and others having accounts for col-  *  lection are requested to send same to  ���������*>  Creditor's Collection Agency*  Rooms 106-7 Dodson Blk., 57 Hastings St. E.j  ���������  Prompt attention given.    Also reports as to financial]  standing of persons prepared.  PHONE 6681  *  +  t  ������������������**���������*���������***������������������*������&���������������������������*���������*���������*���������<���������  nasassEWi THE WESTERN* CALL/ VANCOU.VE R, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  Canadian Home  INVESTMENT  J. R. Seymour, President  JESSEG. EILLER, Managing Director  C. G. VANHOOK, Director of Agencies  DIRECTORATE  J. R. SEYMOUR, of Seymour, Allan,  Storry & Blair, Financial Agents,  Vancouver, B.C.  MAJOR J. DUFF STUART, Vice-  President Clark & Stuart Co., Ltd.,  Wholesale Stationers, Director B.C  Refining Co., Ltd., President B.C.  Wood, Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd.,  Director Provincial Investment  Co., Ltd., Vancouver, B. C.  JAMES A. HARVEY, K. C, Barrister, Vancouver,  B. C.  GEORGE T. ROGERS, Merchant, late  of Cranbrook, B. C.  W. J. MURISON, Director Canada  Mines Company, Ltd., Director  Commercial Trust and Loan Company, Ltd.,  Vancouver,  B. C.  JESSE G. MILLER, Director: Knight's  Island Mining and Development  Co., formerly special agent The  Standard Home Co.  THE BANK OF TORONTO  Vancouver, B. C.  Incorporated  in   1910,  Under   the  Laws ot British  Columbia  Will Buy  YOU A  HOME  f  $1,000  $2,000  $3,000  $J>.000  $5,000  Return Payment $7.50 Monthly on each  $1,000  7 per cent. Simple Interest Per Annum payable Monthly  '..,    :NGT:A:l'8NAP"      r  But a Straightforward Business Proposition, offering the best, easiest and simplest  plan by which you may acquire your own home by monthly payments less than rent.  Accumulating, Investment Home Purchasing Contracts are issued, costing $6.00  purchase price, and thereafter $6.00 per month dues. Each contract provides for  several settlements or options should the holder desire to discontinue his payments.  As an investment, the Contract rims for 80 months, at which time it guarantees the  retuta of $573.0) for the $133.03 wiich have b3en paid in as dues. Each contract is  entitled in its order, to a loan of any sum up to $1000,00 out of the accummulations  to the loan or reserve fund, as fast as these accumulations are sufficient for making  the desired loan. Loans may be repaid at anv time, thus stopping further interest.  More than one contract may be carried at a time.  CALL ON  OR ADDRESS  We are always pleased to outline our plan and show lis features to anyone  Head Office-Granville Mansions,   705 Robson St.  PHONE 4017      VANCOUVER, B. C  MAJOR J. DUFF STUART,  Vice-President  N. E. HELMICK,  Secretary and Treasurer  DIRECTORATE  JOHN J. BANFIELD,  Real Estate and General Insurance,  Vancouver, B. C.  MAJOR W. B. BARWIS, Manager  Manufacturers' Life Insurance Co.,  Vancouver, B.C.  W. T. WHITEWAY, Architect, Vancouver, B. C.  MAJOR C. McMILLAN, President  "Westward Ho" Publishing Co.,  Vancouver, B. C.  W. S. MATTHEWS, Dirctor Commercial Trust & Loan Co., Vancouver  A. McKECHIE, President Rochester  Pulp Plaster Co., Rochester, N. Y.  N. E. HELMICK, formerly special  agent The Standard Home Co. of  Birmingham, Ala.  C. G. VANHOOKr Dirctorf Sound  Copper Co. of Alaska.  Solicitors  TAYLOR & HARVEY, Iirmerial Bank  Building, Vancouver, B.C.  notice.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Ham-  jiond,' of  Nelson   Island,  occupation  larjner, intend to apply tor permission  purchase  the  following  described  finds:���������  I. Commencing  at   a post  planted  at  tie South Bast corner of Pre-emption  So. 2131, being about 3-4  miles in a  outh Easterly direction from mouth of  Jreek in Billings Bay (Nelson Island)  fbout 1-2 mile from the entrance of  ay:  thence North 40 chains;  thence  ^st   20   chains;    thence   South   40  lhains; thence West 20 chains to stake  commencement, containing 80 acres.  JOHN HAMMOND.  [pril 4th, 1910.  CALIFORNIA OIL SITUATION  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.a  TAKE notice that 1/ Irving L. Bain,  Jf Vancouver. B. C. occupation wood  Jealer, intend to apply for permission  0 purchase the following described  iinds: Commencing at a post planted  It the north-east corner of    Lot , lit.  lience north 20 chains, thence west SO  Jiains, thence south 20 chains, thence  fist 80 chains more or less to point, of  immen cement.  It IRVING L.  I3AIN.  1 April 18th, 1910.  SAVP ACT.  New   Westminster   Land   District.  ,       District of Xew Westminster.  [TAKI-: notice that Ella Deboo. of Van-  buver.  15. C.  occupation  nurse.   inietiiN  i applv for permission  to purchase the  knowing described  lands:���������  I Commencing at a  post planted  at  the.  lortheast corner of T.  L.. i'OOJl:  tlience  I)  chains,  more  or  less.   North;   tlience  B chains, more or less. West;  thence 80  fains,  more  or   less.  South;   thence  80  Iiains,   more  or  less    K<>>\,  ������u  point   or  liinmencement.   containing   six   hundred  lid fortv   /-������40) acre-, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO,  Ns'.me of .\;i|>l!<':int.  William John Pascoe, Ascnt.  ate. April  lf.ih.  l������J0.  To the Investing Public:  We wish to c^all yonv atention to the  interest manifesting- itself in the oil  situation in California.  Quite a number of our citizens hafe  availed themselves of investments we  have recr.mmended. and are well pleased with the results.  Havinc a clientele of over two hundred satisfied customers, quite a number have already visited tbe field, find  peak in plowinsr terms of the situation.  .You will notice by onr daily pnr.e-K  that there are qvPe a few of our citizens that are buying oil lands mh!  forming companies to operate. Stocks,  will be offered to the public and no  doubt those that are honestly managed  ers. We undertook about two yens  aero to~bring the California oil sanation .before the investing public, aid,  as stated above, have more then mrde  srood to our clients, being still in a  position to offer some stocks of unusual merit, and being in close touch  each day with the field, also operating  oiireplyes.we feel sure ,we can ass'st  you in choosing companies that are being properly managed which we aie  sure wil make good.  GROCERY STORES CLOSE  The Retail  Grocers' Association  of  this city at a meeting held last evening in the Haddon building, decided to  close their places of business all day j  Friday out of respect to the memory !  of his late most gracious majesty the j  King.   They hope that all other mer-!  chants  who  are not members of ihej  association  will also close.    The pro-!  cers  Hill  also observe as  a  holiday.!  May 24, Empire    Day.  Laos! Act  ITake notice  that  I. W.  J.  Pascoe.  or  Imcouver, 13. C, occupation   Broker.  Hi-  Ind to apply for permission to purchase  le  following  described   land*:���������  ICommencing  at a. post planted  at  the  orth-west corner of District  Lot  H������o.  '-. the East shore of Howe Sound, tkenre.  ist -\0 chains: thence North  40 chains;  trice  Kast 20 chain-;  thence  North  ���������)"  iains;  thence .West 20 chain--,  moiviioi  'ss    to   the   shore   line;   thence   Sout.i-  rsterlv. following the meander of said  ore  Tine.  SO   chains,   more   or   less,   to  lint  of  commencement,  containing   lbO  ���������res, more or less.  WILLIAM JOHN PASCOE.  libruary 4th, 1910.  We are ahvays open to buy first 4  \ class Hay and Oats and always J  pleased to quote   prices.     We #  hoy the BEST fof wo only ���������  sell the BEST. 2  FillU0S.fr CO. West. Are. Rear Market  J  There will he an immense amount  of money made the next few yenrs. '  N'ew wells are being dii'led. and srme  are already completed that are flowing  from 20,000 to 30,000 barrels ner d-y.  One well came in that produced over|  $300,000 in two weeks for the fortunate owners.  Now is the time-to pet in if you  want to realize the big profits, and t'ie  only nlace to invest in oil is wehere i  tbe >i' is found. If thf same amount  of horse sense was followed in oil investments as in buying a house, that  's to say. lookinp tin the rcr'sird". e'c..  more pe->rtle would he pleased with the  ������������������esit'ts. but so manv tstVe for ?ran'o'l  v-hrt Qirpe a������-eiit t/?'ls tVeni. and do  not investigate for themselves.  We have pictures taken by ourselves  and al������o maps of the proven sect.irr.-  'n our office, and sh;>'l deem it a fa-o--  t-o give anyone narticulars re:rard'n;r  Ve s'tt'ation..which wp arc soociaP'-ts  in. Even if you do not invest thrni"~h  us. a good heart to heart fflk i>*������y  -���������ave vou the loss of your hard-earned  money.  There is no money rnore h^nest'v  made t.lipn rjiat taken from mother  earth, whether it be in mining for  minerals or <-i'. ?rd thf parties that  ~et in risrht are bound to be tbe ones ';  thot will be fortunate in laying by i  something   for the days to conie. j  We will not give you foolish figures  fo ipad you on. but all enr statements  will be based on actual facts.  Kindly call on us. or "phone G32S.  and we will be pleased to give you  iny particulars, as we are pioneers in  the business so far as the investing  public of B. C. are concerned, and got  in before the boom started.  Yours respectfully,  BEECH'S BROKERAGE.  Phone 6328.   Room 19.    347    Pender  street west, Vancouver, B. C.  A merry company of girls met at ihe  home of Mrs. i\ ,1. Wilkes in Oraad-  view on Saturday afternoon to do honor to their friend Miss Loretta Garvin,  who. is to be married this week. The  gathering took the form of a handkerchief and hosiery shower, and many  dainty and useful gifts were "showered" on the bride-elect. Mrs. \V.  Mickey and .Mrs. A. .1. Kerr presided at  the tea fable and assisted the hostess  in entertaining her young guests.  CHILD DROWNED  Kitsilano   Methodists   have   secured  Rev. Powel, the president of the Conference, for their pastor.  *    i*    ���������  We clean carpets with powerful  vacum dirt extractor; no lifting or relaying. Electric Carper. Cleaner,. Loo  Block.   Phone 2127.  ��������� ���������   ,������������������  In the lacrosse game of intermediate lacrosse on Wednesday night at  Bridge street grounds, the Mount  Pleasant Presbyterian church team  were defeated by the boys from the  Fairview   section of the city.  * *    ������  JUNIOR   BASE  BALL.  The Newsboys and..... AIL. Pleasant  Juniors played ball in a league game  on Tuesday on the Harris street  grounds, and tne contest resulted in a  win for the Hill boys by a score of  9 to 8. In this game the Newsboys  showed considerable improvement  over their former work and with some  coaching may yet work farther front.  The natural enthusiasm shown by the  iads in the game makes it very interesting for spectators, and more of  (Bennine pleasure is realized in watching the pure hard work put up to win  than in the professional games.  Boy Disappears and is Found in Post  Hole Several Hours Later.  The young son of Alexander Matb.ew  of tr.O Eighteenth avenue east, was \  accidentally drowned in a strange way  while playing in the yard of a neighbor. The child was alone, and without attracting notice fell into an open  hoie which had partially filled with  water. As soon as he was missed the  distracted mother began a search for  him. but he could not be found for several hours.  W. C. T. U. ELECTED OFFICERS  At   the   annual   meeting   of   Mount  Pleasant W. C. T. U. a few days ago,  the following were elected offirers for  the ensuing year:   Mrs. W. .1. Curtis,  piesident:   Mrs.  George  Connor,   first  vice-president:   Mrs. Jchn   McAllister.  secand vice:  Mrs. Meredith, re-onling  secretary:   Mrs.   Perkins,   corresponding   secretary:   Mrs.   Cook,  treasurer.  The  appointment of a  local   superintendent was left to the evecu'ive committee.   There was a large attendance  of members and the society had made  great  and  gratifying progress during  the past year.  DIAMONDLETS.  The Newsbcys new man in the box-  is an improvement.  Mt. Pleasants former dark top at  2nd was sent out to field, hut he managed to make the initial home run of  the day.   Quite a sprinter.  Plump at 2nd an.i slim at 3rd for  the Hill boys play rather consistent  ball.  The little first baseman for the  Newsboys has the real  goods.  White Curls pot one fly that nearly  knocked him off his feet, and which  he  deposited   on   the  terra   firma.  A little, more rapid delivery ol" the  bail from the outfield to the. inner  circle by both teams would improve  thincs.  The Mount boys" pitcher, judcing  from his usual work, may yet make  good higher up.  "Yes." said the determined man.  "when the waiter resented tbe small-  nes of my tip I took the crse to the  proprietor of the restaurant."  "/nd what d'd the proprietor do?"  "He gave th? waiter some money out  of his own  pocket and apologized  to  him  for  having such  a  customer."���������  ."Washington Star.  |.;..|>.H><"H^*<X<4><H������KHH������;������<H^������*#  Don't Destroy | T0R0NT0; [  FURNITURE STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  Beds, Bed Springs and Mat- < ���������  tresses, Dressers and Stands, J J  Extension and Kitchen Tubles, '; ���������  Carpet Squares. Linoleums. Oil ^  ��������������� Cloih with leather seats. Basy *V  i* Chairs, Sofas, Crockery ware, V  Japanese Spun res. all sizes, T  Rugs,-Lace Curtains and  Poles.- V  Your Eyesight by |  Neglect.  M. H. COWAN. f  i������*'j������������^-i������:-*'t������'i-:-w������������M������������W"S'������:<":������K������i>.#  You can never get another set of eyes! '������*  l V  and it is both cheaper and more satis- j T  factory to get good glasses and ssive' j������  the eyes Nature save you.  We make a specialty of really fitting  eyes We solicit a trial, feeling sure  we can give you satisfaction  The  best  stock of  ARMS, X  GEO. 0.  WATCHMAKER aud JEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  | AMMUNITION. CUTLERY.  ������������ and SPORTING GOODS can  Y be found at the store of  ���������!>  I Chas. E. TMall f  I 618-620 Hastings St.        t  Lawnmowers sharpened and repaired���������Average price 50c.  MOUNT PLEASANT NEW GENE  RAL REPAIR SHOP  ���������2")2o| Westminster Avenue.  Bicycles, Sewing Machines. Bnbr C>t-  riajres, Wringers, Guns. Keys' etc  Lawnmowers aud Saws shfirpcncd.  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  C. C. PILKY  Pilky's Repair Shop  2525   Westminster   Ave.  OVen 65 YEARS'  PCftlENCE  Dr. Geo. Howell  Veterinary Surgeon  Day or Night Calls Promptly Attended To.  Rer. Cor. 8th & Alberta.  PHONE L6568.  TtiAos Mahks  Designs  Copyrights uc  AtiTone tending r. ������kctfh ������������d ric*crlpMon rony  quickly ������sct'rljii!i o::r t>t>ltti:iti free wlieUier (^������  Invention Is prot'nl'ly vntctilnblfl. Conssuurilr;-.-  tloiutftrlctl7.-*on0dunt(nl. HAIiObGOK on F'atnuta.  Ecntfroe. Oldest ai:e:ior for 9ccun!:ir patents.  Paletiti taken tiirou'eli Muim & Go. reoelT*  cpfcial notict, ������lttioat cburga. In tti������  Scientific JKierican.  A h������n<5icmrlr ffln������tTst������<l wHj. L������ra������������t r!r-  csliiion ot arrf ��������������� vui.;!e Jour-r-l. Terms lcr  Cfinad*. tin k jui, )f������*ASe prrpsld. bold by  ill je������������<lt������l������rs. r,  WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER  BRITISH COLUMBIA  We Want Your  LOCALS  ITEMS   OF  SEND THEM IN.  Modesty has nothing  with the matter. You  owe it to your friends  to announce their visit  or your own social  events.  Help us to make  Mount Pleasant a  HOME CENTRE  It helps to Boost  YOUR   WRDI  vismNq w\m$  are glad to have mention mad 2 of their visit: ;  friends are foundMal  you otherwise would  have no knowledge of  being near. Besides all  this it makes the community more homelike.  Drop us a card or  PHONE  1405 PHONE  The Western Call  2408 Westm'ster Rd  (Tontirued fr< m Page 3)  wm  I  I  lier'ore the introduction of poppy cultivation was Kansu as poor as it is  now? Why, with the introduction of:  the poppy, did it heconie poorer, not  richer? And why should it he useless J  to grow in its stead grain and cotton,  potato and beetroot?  A  despatch   just  received   from   the  viceroy   of   Szechuan   states   that  the  importation of opium into Sy.ec.huan is i  henceforth forbidden.  Every other pro- j  vince  will   act  in   the  same  way.    If j  Kansu cannot export its opium, where  will be the profit from growing poppy?  Before the use of opium was forbidden the government collected opium  taxes to the amount of twenty million  taels annually and yet it was not satis-  lied. Now it sacrifices without regie,  so great a revenue because il desires j  that this evil may be removed from  the people and the country become ,  strong.  People of Kansu. do not seek small  protit and forget great danger!    When j  famine   comes,   can   you   satisfy   your  hunger with opium?   Bven at this mo  ment you are threatened with famine  Obey  the  imperial   will  and  you  wil  escape   the   auger   of   heaven.     Take ,  warning, abandon opium quickly, teni jg  up the evil b.v its roois,  All local authorities have been oi-  ilered everywhere to inspect the field*  and se that no poppy is grown. Yoi  shall not grow poppy again! Should  iiny man disobey and grow even bin  poppy plant he will be punished with  out mercy and the plant he has sowi  will be uprooted.  All other provinces are under similai  orders.    Tremble and obey!  Possible Effects.  Such a proclamation'as this is bound  to be followed by a large reduction it:  the area of opium production. Thert  will be a rise in price and a consequent  .reduction in the individual amount  consumed and a marked decrease in  the number of users of the drug. The  Taotai tells me that in'.anticipation oi  the suppression there are families lithe city long habituated to its use who  have laid in sufficient .opium to last  them for three years. They are in  hopes that before that time the anti  ; opium movement may have collapsed  J and the old times may return. But  there is no mistaking the general desire of the people to be rid of the  habit;  There is a widespread suffering and  destitution owing to the failure of the  harvests, and the lack of foodstuffs is  attributed in large measure to the i  planting of the poppy instead of cereals. For three years the harvests  have failed. Last summer there wat=  severe drought and the present outr  look inspires much anxiety. No rain  has fallen since October 16 and the  snowfall has been quite inadequate  At present seven to eight thousand destitute are being fed daily by charity in  this city, and the number may rise to  thirty thousand. Public, kitchens have  been organized in six centres and one  hot meal of grain is issued daily. Relief has been sent from the coast, and  missionaries and others are already  carrying succor to the country districts near Lanchau where suffering is  greatest. The province has been tried  greatly; for last year was also a bad  year for tobacco.  Kansu tobacco is famous throughout  China. It is the most important pro-  ���������duct.-of,-tlie...pro\ince,.Jwt..it.is.fee.lipB  severely the competition of the foreign  Cigarette, the importation of which  into. China is attaining such amazing  proportions.  Iii Yunnan- and Shansi, to speak of  the two provinces where poppy cultivation w.as suppressed most drastically,  suppression was followed by harvests?  such as had.not. been known for many  years, a co-incidence which impressed  upon the superstitious the belief that  their action had the approval of Heaven. ��������� ; Should a similar phenomenon be  observed in this province���������and b.v the  doctrine of chance it. is probable after  three years of drought and bad harvest  that there will he a change���������further  anti-opium proclamations will be superfluous.  TILE     STOKE  I  o*  QUALITY  - ���������  Phone 1360  THE  THE BEST IS  ALWAYS  CHEAPEST.  You want the best every time  We have daily supplies of fres-h  fruits and vegetables including  spinach, green onions, tomatoes,  lettuce, etc.  Strawberries at lowest market  price.  We solicit your patronage and  can assure you of every possible  courtesy and attention.  I  i  o  !  {LAMONT'S GROCERY j  i 2243 Westminster Ave. I  Near Corner 7th  I  The governor of a western Stale was  making inspection of certain State institutions when he made inquiry as to  the progress of a chaplin by him'appointed to an insane asylum. "How is  he getting on?" asked the governor,  thinking to get an unprejudiced opinion from tlie official acting as his  guide. "Fine!",, exclaimed the man.  ���������'His preachin" is very successful, governor.    The idots enjoy it especially."  The Ml. Ftanl  STUDIO  CorWeslmlnsterAve.d Broadway  UNDER NEW ���������ANA6EMENT, ilTI  NEW SCENIC MGKGROUNIS. APPLIANCES    ANI   ACCESSORIES.  Prepared to undertake Photographic work of all kinds, interior  or exterior, and guarantee satisfactory results.  Artistic Lighting and posing of  the figure^  Skilful retouching and modelling  of the features.  High class Finishing and Tasteful  Mounts.  ��������� SPECIALTY ���������  BABY PHOTOGRAPHS  Our Prices are reasonable.  KODAK    FILMS    DEVELOPED   AND  FINISHED.  W. H. Welfonl, Mgr.  TRIMBLE  ������, NORRIS  REALTY CO:  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  2503 Westminster Road  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road..  Special Buys  i  t  i  f  t  t  t  T  I  I  i.  5 room house on 50 ft. lot on 5th Ave;, between  Ontario and Manitoba Sts. This is ajfirstcl^ss investment and we believe this is fast becoming a  business centre. Price $4000 for a few.da.ys;. $1000  cash, balance arrange.  Last week we advertised a lot ono Westminster  Road between 8th and Broadway which was; soon  picked up by a wise investor and this weeki* we offer  a 56 foot corner by 131 feet deep on thei sanies thoroughfare and we believe that the persons ;thaJb'i buys  this will obtain big results from his-investment as  this important street is fast becoming]-recognized as  the main artery of the district.- PHee $20,000.  $6500 cash, balance on easy terms.  Seventeen years business^ standing  in this district!.  T r i tn  & Norris  *  ������  i  r  ���������  i  i.  .  ��������� ���������   ���������'  t  *  ��������� '  f  1  $  ,<.t5^.������.^J,.������.^.������.vJ|.������.^Jl.^.IJl<.4Jl.#.*������������������.������.^������-J^���������^.!;l���������������������������^.l���������.^*^>*���������^������^���������^J���������������������������'^i^^������������������������������������^ih������.^������������������������J  IMisteress (to new servant): "I must  impress upon you, when you so to the  ilinins room, not to try to &et ihe dirt  nc the ''Old ilnsior" with a wet rag',  hut use a dry, .soft cloth only.  Servant: '"Mercy on us. ma'am, be I j  i if) wash tlie master?" j  .. Mistress���������Do   you   call   this   sponge  cake?   Why, it is as hard as it can be!  New Cook���������Yes, mum', that's tlie way  j a sponge is before it is wet.   Soak it in  I vour tea. mum.  FOR  in  75 fe*������t by 9O feet on the  Corner of Eighth and Quebec  A Splendid site for an Aparment House *  The cheapest buy in the whole neighborhood $  Only $14,000   -   Easy terms ?  1  317 Pender V"  THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVB   n. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  6 extra good rooms all modern, panelled  dining room, and thoronghly up-to-date in  every respect; only $4500; $1200 cash, bal.  arrange.  Imperial Investment Co., Ltd.  Real Estate      -       Loans       -       Insurance  (JAS. L. LOLUHEKD, Mgr.)  2313 Westminster Ave. Phone 345  Your Patronage, cordially solicited.  B. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co.. Ltd.  PHONE 657"  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  "Call" ads. talk I  is the last 4ay of our  of MEN'S SILJITS  lll^lTufacturers, Odd tines at almost  HALF PRICE  1   BlQH OU At ITY, NOT tl KM PRICE  73 Men's high class navy blue and black  Clay Worsted Suits, made in single and  double breasted with a raised seam, reg-  $20 and $22,  Clearance Price $12.50  36 only faney colored Worsted Suits, all;.  this season's goods, regular price $18 to  $22.50,  Clearance Price $12.50  47 high class English fancy colored Worsted  Suits made in the very latest styles.    Reg-  "     ularpric$20to.$25,  Clearance Price $15.00  "  Every Suit finished uptin our own  Tailor shop, and we guarantee a fit.  Our Motto is  MONEY'S WORTH OR MONEYBACK  Wm. Dick,  33 Hastings  Street, East  Jr.  Watch \Z Big  Electric Sign  OBLIGING PEOPLE.  >  Quaint Methods, of th* Early Days of  New England.  7 In tbe early days of tbe settlement of  New England tbe custom of sending  packages by neighbors who journeyed  to different parts of tbe country was  an established one. Tbe notebook of  Schoolmaster Joseph Hawley of Northampton, Mass., when be started on a  trip to Boston was filled with such  varied items as: "Captain Partridge, a  dial and a dish kettle;" "Son Joseph,  speckled red ribbon, whistles, buckles  and fishhooks;" "A shilling worth of  plumb aud spice;" Two psalters, a bason and a quart pot" In "Old Paths  and Legends of the N������w England Border" KatberineM.Abbett says that It  was tbe same even is late as Judge  Lynian*sv day. Ills daughter. Mrs.  Lesley,-writes of it id "Recollections of  My Mother:"  There were no expresses then, and  ���������o when It was known in tbe village  ef Northampton that Judge and Mrs.  Lyman were going to Boston���������and they  always took pains' to make It known���������  a throng of neighbors were coming in  the whole evening before not only to  take an affectionate leave, but to bring  parcels of every size and shape .and  commissions of every variety.  One came with a dress she wanted  to send to a daughter at school; one  brought patterns of dry goods, with a  request that Mrs. Lyman would purchase and bring borne dresses for a  family of five. And would she go to  the orphan asylum and see If a good  child of ten could be bound out to another neighbor? Wenld Mrs. Lyman  bring tbe child back with ber?  The neighbors walked Into tbe library, where the parking was going  on, and when ail the family trunks'  were filled my father (-ailed out heartily. "Here, Hiram, briHg down another  trunk from the^garret-rthe largest yo������  can find���������to bold all these .i������reeto!*''.''���������  A little boy came timidly in with a  bundle nearly as largo as himself, and  "Would this be too targe for Mrs. Lyman to carry t<* grandmother?'  "No. indeed! Tell jour mother I'll  carry anything ������bert of a cooking  stove." '       "  "Anotlier trunk, lllraia.'* said tuy fattier, "aud ask tbe driver to wait fivo  mlutites."  TIm*** wene tlie Hates, wbe������ peoplo  ���������������>Hld wait flveniinntw for a family ko  ;iell,known and Helpred. :'0nr driver  had oaly. ti* whip ti* W* b^itws ii littts  fasivr 7 ' . ' . . .'  WORKED ������fHltE WLEEt\e  Cwirie������i������   lacidtnt   in ������*���������������   Career   of,  -���������'������������������: ^Hm^^M''Cneim0it.-- 7-77  S.  H. <"n������ekeu.  tit* tM������ye1it������t. <������ld ������  rather, winai'kaliie *t<uy "4*r in Yueldeiit  that  befell, him  In , W������ *arly   writing  day*,   before * faiiie;- n'iid ��������� ioftiiiie'���������" bvad'  oiue t<������ bim^aad ^Jille ������*, struggled  tn for a living    Attliar litt>e W whs  ���������hlljred t������ write T<kwty*m* 11 auios  Indeed, and among tlit' tiobllca lions to  -.vhk-b he 4-o������trIliut������l ������*1������in������������ and half  -oluiniiK-was  She ������t .latin**' <Iazett������v  u   |j������ndon  penny eveuirg  newspaiter  .One worn in* 1 be postuinn bronchi to  Mr  Crockett a  ietw from ibe editor  ������f the St; .latiie*' <J������zeite ������o������talnhii;  a smull chwlJ7a*;-.payuH'tit for a ron-  ��������� rll.nlifin .Mr!. <V:<*ketl iknew7tlj������t  tMithlng' w������>> due; to jiliu. thai to? h������<l;  open paid for all his iirticles. and re-'  niarkahle man���������lie did tlie check up .in  nil explanatory note and returned it ti  the editor  , The next day back eauie the check  'rom the editor- remarkable man -  with a note paying It win* due. Tbe  >'t. .lainex*- <3:!::eiti> IishJ published an  article from Ihe |������u of Mr <"roc|i������������tt  which bad not lieen paid for: benee  tbe check. Again Mr Crockett- re-  ma rka ble__uiau.. -returned the_cheek.  :ind still the remarkable editor refor-  warded it. this time with the article  L-ut out of tbe columns of the Kt  -lames' fiiiwtte.  Now cornea tbe curious feature of  ihe Incident. When Mr. Crockett clap-  tied eyes on the article,' he was astonished to find It one of bis dreams  materialized One night, going tu tied  ���������.tfstrn tired. In* dreamed that a good  ''lea for.a St. .!:;.nes' Gazette column  nail occurred (o him; tliat he I lieu aud  here sat down, wrote it unit-posted it.  >?ext morning lie remembered his  treani and made up bis mind some  lay to write the article exactly as.lie  !reai:ie:l be had written it. when, to  Ills astonishment, ciime article and  ���������heck from tlie new'spiiper Tew wru  i>rs earn checks while iislecp  A Good Definition.  A foreign journal i.i.vs that' a siiikII.,  mov wii-i iiad been phylng nearly all  l.i.- -"'''i .! newly arri\ed nci|iiaiiitari''e  ���������f t!se-family, a ";'!il,i':i)::!i wlio liatl  carl> re::cl!(".I.-liis !:!':.'i'*!i ye:;.r. >-::l<! to  sis .farlier   when   tlie trentleiuau   Innl  ��������� -ne away: "   ������������������     :'.  "V.'heu   wi!l: that ..veiiiiu man  come  gain?" .'''���������'���������  "Young man:" exclaimed the father.  Tie's oilier that' I' mu' tVill you  please tell me What 'a young man'  ���������n.e:'.:is to you?".    '   '  "Vhy. a vnipg man," answered the  iov "a voting nt:-n is one that has a  sood time!"  P.-c   Papa!  "I am nor 'a; a!! certain." said the  'nther. "that my dnusrhter loves yon  ������������������ufTiciently to warrant me in intrusting her to_vrr:r ke-'pfug for life."  -"Well." replied, the yntin'r man. "per-  hap-.; yon haven't ha'l tlie same :;d-an-  ^aces for oliservlng thinjts rliat I have."  Very Little Jar.  Prospective Buyer - Heavens! V.  nust '��������������� a feriib'e experieii'-e to rn:i  ���������vrr a huma'i heing! Auto Pemon-  ���������trntor (smi!ingly������-Not with this make  ������f car. my lioy it's emilpped with the  e?t shock absorber on tbe market���������'  Brooklyn Life.  STRAWBERRY CULTURE  (Continued from Page 4)  PROPAGATING, STRAWBERRIES  FROM RUNNERS.  The usual method of propagating  strawberries is from runners. It. is  by means of these that the natural increase of variety tsikes place. As the  first runners _which are made root  soonest, and hence usually make the  strongest, plants, the are the best to  use in making a new plantation.  There has been much discussion during recent years regarding the merits  of the so - .called "pedigree" plants  which have been offered for side by  a United Sta'tes firm, they having  claimed I hat, through years of selec -  tion, they had developed a much better strain of certain varieties than  those who had not followed this sys -  teni. In the first place the, term  "pedigree" has. apparently been im -  properly used by this firm, ae, to have  a pedigree, the ancestors of a plant or  animal must he known, new blood being introduced in each generation  through raising a new variety from the  ered. A good pedigree Is very desirable, both in plants and animals, but,  up to tl.e present time, the pedigree  of plants for several generations is  not often known. In the case of the  j "pedigree" strawberry plants It is said  there has been a selection of plants under favorable conditions of growth,  riot an introducing of new blood,  the best, plants year after year and  'grown under the .most, favorable con-  ditions should show some improve -  jnent ovp" those not selected, but t.he;:  claims, of. superiority of the so-called'  "pedigree" plants have not been borne11  out by the results obtained here. Iii j  1Jt08 tlire were fi"e of these "pedigree"!  varieties procured and compared with j  varieties of the same name which had  notleen specially selected. . These  were, fruited for two yeai-s, but w;hile  in some cases the "pedigree" plants  S'ie'ded better than the others, the did  not. always do so.1 While the results  'obtained do. not warrant the purchase  :nf7^ne:digree���������, plants rather thiHi oth  ers where there Is no special claim as  in selection; we believe that the prlncl-  ?������ie of selection is good; and if thoroughly carried put; is. bound to result  in an Improved strain, which, however,  cjiri only be maintained by continued  selection.  POLLINATION AND OH ARACTER  rr.--v 770r'THEVF?iibwi5RS.r1;.-:^.'':7  ; 7 ipoccaionally happen that, a person  who,has a variety of strawberry wh!rh  which) ylel)|s much, better ,��������� with.; hl.n  lhan^6thei7y:ifjeties;7 wjiicli he h-'*  growing aloni-'slde Voncl^das to dIsca ni  i* 11 bis other kinds awl grow that one  variety. He does so and is disappointed to find, that he has very few berries.  a ml these 111 shaped and worthless. He  floes"not know what, to think about it.  bi'riVwrltes' to the Experimental Farm  to learn v/h^t is the'natter. i:The reply is sent back: "Are you aware tlrot  the floine's of strawberries may be perfect or imperfect-or bisexual and nls-  that some, varieties of strawberries  produce blossoms which have both  jT������������if> "������ifj fpTiviie oriratis. whl'e n'h������"  v:it-|etifts h'i"e only- female orfr-tn^"'  If you do not. the solution of your difficulty Is very easy.  j- The -male and female organs in  plants perform the same functions as  (In animals. The fine dnst formed on  flower is in bloom, is the'fertilizing  agent, which falls on the pistil, and  fertilization t-ikes place. If the sta -  mens a'/e absent or nearly all absent,  as in'the case in, imperfect or pistillate flowers, no fruit, or very little  fruit, is formed. If a perfect or hi -  ppxiial flowerfnrr vnriet" are grnwinsr  in elope proximity the flowers on both  will Ik> fertilized as Insects and winds  carry the pollen or dust, from the per -  ] feet  to tho (r������������nei-fer.(.     it  vc-v often  j hnopens t������iat imnerfect. flowering varieties prnr'-"-������ ������i)e ()est orons when nro-  pernly p"',,-'"'',d.'and this experience  m:������v lepd frtt'r " "������������������������������������ who are ignor-  ! ant of the forer^'-" *"t  to make the  I mlpt'ike of olantln*v nn!y one  variety.  | which may he imperfect.  A  row of    perfect    flowering     sort  ct-������r������iiM   }.n   r>tfinfp<?   to   nliA(ir   orgrv   two  to have good refill's. The pr^iortion  will r^o-.������1f]��������� r>n the amount of pollen  proflticcl bv-the.perfect rort. Of  couf-'e. it is not. necot-cfiry to j^l^nt an  imperfect variety at all. a<s i'ie-e are  rlentv of srood sorts which have ner-  i fo������t fin-we-s. It is o^-rprjtjn! to liivo  t^p perfect and imperfect ������������������-���������vje'ies in  i ful!   bloom   at   the  rthc   t'me.   as.     if  i <li(j   fnrmo-   blnomed   be'o������"P   t'e    ("Her  i t>if������-p woM  '*p no object  in  planting  ; it as a pollinator.  (To   be   continued   next   week.)  ������T"*oi ������������������  c^-:{] f*nrmer V"ki"������! to  bfc  ' f'i?v   b^nr^**r    u_Xio   wpc  ������?n   d^^v   p^i/t !  : 1 --������������-������lrf������" *��������� rPUrd. "lTpi C^t to '"qr f]|o  : hr������^*-cr������r*tr o^f^TV T r-'n^p?'* 3rd he  ��������� ^(.-fn'-orf pt, *bo hlrpj T<T?n  ! "\V rer^pd tve '���������f'v b"n'-5la-. "T've  i^po- -rjt tying a knot in a cord of  wood."  i  J ''I  TOR TINE  r  Job j* ^0  Printing  - TRY THE ���������  Terminal City Press,  LIMITED  2408  Westminster Road  PHONE 1405  ^^*****A^*^MW������WMM*MMMMM<^MMMWMMM*VMM^  MT. PLEASANT will be  "Vancouver's.-future;  Central District.  -#ta$7i  OW is the tiTriiS) advertise your b^  Ward Five.  ]T YOUR BUSINESS is not  r  worth advertising, advertise it for sale.  WE ARE the advertising  doctor for Mt. Pleasant, and district.  ��������� ������������������       I   I I La     ���������������������������  Western Call  2405 WESTMINSTER Rd. il-JI-  %  I  i-fi  \\:  ;������i  !; f$  i   f-'v  -. rM  7* ��������� Vi  i'SM  1-������. *  i:    ;*���������   fl.  !; Ai- s;  ��������� ?���������������"'���������������!!  i If ;l  1  ' 1     vN  i ff   $  Xfc    3'  sij!  4    5U  i i *  H! 1  *    ������.  ��������� b ^:  ! 7   P  i ri lit  'I'l     ?���������:  ��������� [l  '���������-:  ! Iv   '-;.  i*   '.'>  ;- I������   ;v  i :!' Vi  ii!.? r  i ;|  *  1!:   ������  j !3 P  j!:������'fc  ; |������f W  j;   i;  I M  W  i VI- #���������-  illfl  i!fei;l  ) ft! i'l  t i* '^  i i Hi f  $ fi'  F  1  ��������� Uf ������.  ������������  l||  {   ^   r  11 /  ��������� ill  fl  ������  l  ! 9  ft  If  ft'  P  i!  ���������pi  M  m  m  m  k  m  w<  W:.  P  p7  mi  THE WESTERN  CALL, VANCOUVE R. BRITISH COLJMBIA.  Local and  F. C. Philp was in town Tuesday.  <=        *        *  ' VV. .1. Goanl  lias  returned   i'roni  the  Island.  *       *        *  Mr. Filmer Coy arrived home on  Wednesday from Montreal, where he  is attending r.t McGill  College.  Mr. F. VV. Leeson has one of the finest teams in town. As he had an auto  the team was necessary.  Mrs. Jos. Aokeiihan. of Salt Spring  Island, is tlie guest of lier sister. Mrs.  II. N. Rogers, Twenty-first avenue.  Mrs. H. II. Stevens. 4ir< Seventh avenue east, will not receive again this  season.  Miss K. (Jriinnierson. of Tenth avenue, returned home this week i'roni  Victoria, where site had been visiting  hei; brother.  Mr. Bruce Class, with his wife and  daughter, of Jamestown, North Dakota, are visiting his sister, Mrs. A. S.  Goanl, 2147 Third avenue west.  The special meetings in the Mount  Pleasant Baptist caurch will begin  every evening this week at 7:30 with  a ahoit song service. Rev. .1. Willard  Litr-h. B  A., will preach.  Mi and Mrs. Harry Chrlnies, who  weie married recently in Winnipeg.  have returned from their wedding trip,  and are occtipying.the residence of Mr.  and Aits F7C. Wade on Seatori street.  Mr George Murray, of Fairview. has  written to the city hall offices asking  that the first Monday in August be declared a holiday, as the regular annual  civic holiday.  The Indies' Aid of Mouut Pleasant  gave a tea on Tuesday.at the residence  of Mis. Kerich, Seventh avenue, which  was much enjoyed by those present.  There was a large attendance. ' I-  * *       *  The Messrs. Boult and the Misses  noull, pioneer residents of Mount Pleasant, have moved from f> Twelfth avenue west, which' has been" the family  lesidence for the past eighteen years,  to 1020 Harwood street.  ������ *       *       *  The Nonpareil Musical club, of Central Pailv. will meet at the Second  Beach on May 24 at 10 a.m. A special  program for entertainment has been  prepared by the committee. Ladies  will please bring baskets.  * .     * '     *     ..���������������������������..  Rev. David James, pastor of Robertson Presbyterian church. Grandview,  left towii on Friday's train for Kam-  loops on a few weeks' vacation for the  bebVfit of his heafth." During "his ath  sence Rev. Mr. Fisher will occupy his  pulpit.  .   * .     . *       * '  The betrothal is announced of Mr.  Fred G. Honey, of this city, youngest,  son of Mr. and Mrs. .1. G. Honey.-Oro-  no, OnL. and Davida A. Stafford, third  daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Stafford and Mrs. Stafford, of St.. Mary's.  Ont.  * ���������   *  When we just missed the tram the  other morning at Xew Westminster,  a well-dressed, rather good looking  drunk stepped up and with a most engaging smile, said: "Won't we get  blown up when we do get home,  though?   I don't, care: do you?"  * ���������������  ������  TO   OUR   CITY   OFFICIALS.  If you wish to subscribe  drop a card to the office.  Mrs. .1. C. Kemp, of 2" Broadway, is  spending a few days in  Victoria, B. C.  >:* * #  Mrs. VV: D. Muir left town last week  for Ottawa, to remain for tlie summer,  months.  * *   ��������� t.:  The members,of the Woman's Guild  of -Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church  will hold a meeting this evening.  *���������*���������*���������     .  Ing. D. Carson, late editor and proprietor of tlie Wilkie. Press, is visiting  his  father,   Dr.   Carson.  t> * *  Miss Gilford, principal of the Longfellow school, Seattle, is in ibis cit.y,  a guest Of Mrs. It. G. Bow, 1.V15 Eighth  avenue west.  Miss K. Grimmersou. of Tenth avenue ast, lias returned home after several months' visit in Victoria with her  brother.  s>        #        *  The Woman's Guild or the Mount  Pleasant. Presbyterian church will  meet on Wednesday evening and this  meeting promises lo be a very busy  one. . "  :  '���������''���������'.  i-- * *  Mis. George Gartley left town on  Wednesday on a visit to her home in  New Brunswick and to Boston. She  will spend a few months with her  friends and relations, this being- her  first trip home since 1S72.  *       *       *  The Eburne and Westminster, Stev-  eston, and I do not know bow many  more, tram cars need a placard telling  where and how they are going. At  present, it's a case of luck if one happens to-climb into the correct car.;  * *    *  Dr. Hurst, head doctor in the Presbyterian hospital at Seoul, Korea,'arrived on the Empress Saturday night..  and later, left for-liisV'old home in  Massachusetts, where he will speiVd a  well-earned rest. While in the city Dr.  Hurst was the guest of Mr. John fjnr-  pee,7 24 Lansdowne avenue. Mount  Pleasant!  * ���������   "*  There is a dearth of locals  Iii this-weary"land- of ours;        ;  There's a lack of personals  And reports of happy hours;  The people are on a siesta, 7  And we hate to break their restf'  \Ve.would like to ease their pillo^'  Or smoothe that fevered brow���������'  But stay* give, me-that local-  Do it now!  Alexander Moir C. Sellers.  The death occurred in the city last  evening of Alexander Moir C. Cum-  inings Sellers, the eleven-months-old  son of Mr. and Mrs. George Alex. Sellers, of 53<j Prior street. The funeral  took place this afternoon from Armstrong & Edwards' parlors, Rev. .Mr.  Mc.I.eod  officiating.'  A. M. C. Sellers.  The death occurred Tuesday night of  Alexander Moir Cummings Sellers,  aged eleven months. He was the son  of George Alexander Sellers, 5:J<J Prior  street. The funeral will take place  Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from  Armstrong & Edwards' undertaking  establishment. Rev. Dr. McLeod will  conduct the services.  Harold Norgreen.  The remains of the late Harold NOr-  green, who was killed at Deserted Bay  on Saturday by a falling tree, are at  Armstrong & Edwards' parlors. The  deceased is survived by a sister in.  Winnipeg, and the funeral arrangements are being held pending word  from her.  Chas. A. Fraser.  The death occurred on Tuesday of  Charles A. Fraser, aged 38 years, corner of Sixth and Queensbury avenues,  North Vancouver. Deceased was a  native oi' Quebec, and has been in busi-  nes for about three years at 825 Pender street west. The funeral will take  place tomorrow at 2 p. in. from his.  late residence. Interment .will be  made in North Vancouver cemetery  under the direction of Harron Bros.  Mount Pleasant Livery  JNEW STABLES  NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET  PHONE 845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE  DRIVERS.  ���������������2ZJ  Baby Neve  The death occurred in the city on.  Monday of;the,infant son of Mr. and  Mrs. VV. Neve, 2292 Sixth avenue, Kitsilano.  Alice M. Campbell.  Alice M. Campbell, aged 36 years,  passed away suddenly on Tuesday at  the-family residence, a3r Eighth avenue east.  Maude Rebecca Madden.  The funeral of the late Maude Rebecca Madden took place on Monday  from the family residence, corner  Twenty-eighth and Weldon avenues.  South Vancouver, to the Masonic, cemetery, Rev. .1. II. Cameron officiating.  If there is a law prohibiting the  running of bicycles on the sidewalks.  .we. tlie people who reside on Broadway east, solicit that, it Ik1 put into  force, as it. is unsafe for -pedestrians  while wheels are running at an unlawful speed ou them almost constantly.  I saw to day no less than two wheels  side by side on tlie walk', an.I no  chance to pass them in safety.  RESIDENT.  | Night Orders promptly attended to.  THE ROYAL BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY  0  STflRFS  430 WESTMINSTER A!VE    (Opp. tity Hall)  L  UIUI1L0  MT. PLEASANT, COR. Broadway and Westminster Av.  THE ROYAL is now the Leading Store in the East End for High Class  Bread, Cakes, Pastry, Confectionery.  SPECML-ROYAL CREAM BREAD 5 cents a  Loaf  MADE  BY  OUR  OWN   EXPERT   BAKERS  THE ROYAL (OPPCITYHALRL>  BROADWAY AND WFTMINSTER AVE  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 - . 1941 Westminster Avenue.  A Pretty Home  FOR YOUR PRETTY WIFE.  We have it on 8th Avenue.  It has.7 rooms, is modern in every respect and on 50ft lot  Price $5 450 SUM'cash balance $125 quar-  J-���������*������������������ terly inclusive of interest  Make your wife happy by buying this home  A. W. Goodrich & Co.  Snceecsors to LOUGHEED & CO.  REAL ESTATE  Phone 4672  LOANS       ���������       INSURANCE  2450 Westminster Ave.  (Between 8th and ������th)  Mrs. Alice M. Campbell.  The death took place suddenly Tuesday at the family residence, 329' Eighth  avenue easl, of Alice'Alary Campbell,  ascd thirty-six years, wife of Mr. Edward Campbell. The funeral will be  announced later.  William Reid.  The death occurred Tuesday morn-  ing oV William Kei.i, 2440 Powell  street.. The body was removed to Center & Hanna's undertaking rooms.  Funeral arrangements woll be announced later.  Pement.  The remains ol' the late Albert L.  Pement and Minnie Al. Pement. who  lost their lives in. the Capilano on Sunday afternoon, were removed during  the week from Harron Bros, parlors to  their home where the funeral will lake  place at a date to be announced later.  OUR COSY PARtOR is now completed.      You may  bring your friends here and be sure of finding  everything clean, bright and delightfully refreshing.      If you come once you will want to come again.    .  OUR FOUNTAIN is fully equipped. We use only  the purest True Fruit flavors.     Our ICE CREAM  is made of pure sweet cream. You'll find our  SODA as cold as ice can make it.  OUR FLAVORS are as many and varied as you can  find at any other store in the city.   We serve plain  Sodas,  Cream Sodas, Phosphates, Sundaes, Egg  Drinks, Coca Cola and our specials-Pepsin Tonic, Hump-  ty Dumpty and North Pole.  We want your patronage and hope to make everything so  pleasant that you will visit our store not once  but many times.  Hillcrest Pharmacy  E. R. GORDON, Chemist.  3214 Westminster Avenue  Near 16th Ave.  I  .'   Orange Ocsunerv Hotter  Frc-fih UiiKiilted Butter  pMtamcs    -       -       -  0 New Tiiiid Eggs        -        .        .���������.��������� ,..���������,. T1 ,���������,  Majiitobit Fresh Eggs    -       -       -       .       (- ���������>"��������� '���������- ������  Fresh But rcrmilk at alltinies  Giv������ as vmir name and address and we will call twice a week in anv  -part ot the city. *  SATISFACTION GUARANTEKD  (a. 40c lb.  -       -       -       (a 4t)v lb.  -       (��������������� $1.50 per sack.  :������5c a do/,., :t do/., for $| oo  (a ;i()c pei do/  Scott & Gibson  2152 Westminster AvehiH*  PAWTERS, PAPERKANGERS AND DECORATORS  The latest diosigns hi WaJlptiper.       "  Estimates given on all kinds of Painting, PapeiWuging and  Decorating. ' /-. ; ���������������������������'  & '.-.,���������'' " :���������"'-      ������������������  ������������������-':: ���������,-.' ::."-*- *  MOUNT PLEASANT  Up-to Date HARDWARE STORE  Spring Renovating:  We wonld like to supply your Wants. *  ? ������������������:  |   WE HAVE  | Curtain Stretchers  Step Ladders  *  Liquid Veneer  Pavi?ts  Oil Stains5     ���������  Varnish Stains  ^ Carpet Beaters  i        ^AUibastine  'Tm7 ' '-' ���������;���������*..������������������  f. Brushes  |; and almost nothing yo\\. need in thatlineV  m R, OWEN  I Successor to-J. AvFleti--CW. Mt  Pleasant ::  I 2337 Westminster Ave. Phone 447 |  f:;  r*#*  Special attention given to I^ame  ,      and Inerfering Horaea.  ������������������n%r*'" PRINCE  EPWARp  STREET  If it is  First  Class  SHQEiUAK-  INOan^ SHOE REPAIR^  INO  yon want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  We guarantee our wovk to be as good  as any in the city.  WRINGER ������ DUERR:  . "     MKLT LINE BKOKKKAGE  63 Broadway, E.      Phone 5761  l^nrge Corner ou FiHser Avenue.  SNAP.   SSOOO*  I ��������� .       .,     Ill     II >  ASKE HALL  1540 Fifth Ave., West  FOR   RENT  Private Dances.    General Meetings  PHONE L&R2364  GEO.  ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  ! ice amm *  WPATHCR AOrtlN  t  I      We have  again   opened     ami t|  % are ready for the  MMMvmrMn&  ��������� ��������� Our le OtSani is mml* of |>nre  X  fresh Cream.  *..������������������'���������  I      Unlew taken f.ir pjulics. SwiuIk  * otr. a 1 wholcwiJe prices.  I Independent  I        Drug  ;|        (Lepatourel & mcKae)  I Cor. 7th & Westminster  f Avenues  Keeler's Nursery  (\  for BEDDING PLANTS in great variety.  PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTjVllNST������R AVENUE  "?-���������-


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