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 j[ ////��������� 9c... .���������>  JW<-25f9f0:  AR^'YOI) ON OUR LIST?  NO! WHY?  SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 A YEAR  IN A  &&  ilatvfe- -^^ 7-7^;:  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  ������ VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, JULY 22,   1910.  No. 11  HERE AND THERE  THE GEORGE STREET SEWER.  At tho last Council meeting Aid. Stevens again brought up the  question of the outlet of the sewerage from the George Street sewer,  stating that a resolution had been passed by the full council instruet-  ' ing the City Engineer to remedy the nuisance and charge cost to  Great Northern Railway. The alderman calimed that nothing had  been done and asked why the Engineer had ignored the order of  the Council. Alderman McBride replied to the effect that the people  had. by accepting the False Creek By-Law, forfeited the right to  compel the Great Northern Railway to take care of the sewerage,  and he estimated that' it would cost about $200,000.00 to put the  sewer thro ugh1'the Great Northern Railway's property.  This phase of the question was forced home to the attention of  the Council by the fact that the Great Northern Railway was totally  ignoring all such requests. It is therefore evident, that in respect  to that portion of tlie False Creek agreement which is favorable  to itself, the Company intend-to live up to the letter of agreement.  Many are now beginning to realize something of the magnitude of  the "cinch'' that was given the Great Northern Railway hi that  agreement.  EIGHT vs. NINE.  Vancouver City is experimenting a perior of labor trouble all  its own. M. P. Cotton, one of the city contractors, has been working his meu nine hours, which is contrary to the city standard of  eight hours.   He-was forced by the Council to observe the letter of  ;his contract in this regard and upon cutting down the time and  wage of his men he promptly adopted a peck of trouble. All his  Italian workers walked out.   But not satisfied with that, they then  jiproceded to stop every other workman on city work and in some cases  succeeded. ���������  There is positively no doubt that had Mr. Cotton honestly ob-  (served the terms of his contract there would have been no trouble,  but by trying to steal an extra hour on the work, he has precipitated  a sitttation which will mean a great loss to himself and a serious delay to the city work. Many citizens will be inclined to sympathize  *with the contractor and view this as another example of the chronic  state of dissatisfaction on the part of the workiugman. Such a view  would be manifestly unfair to the working man generally. Iu the  first place Mr. Cotton alone is to blame. He sought to gain a subtle  advantage, but he did not reckon with the Mayor and some of the  Aldermen. Then again the strikers are largely Italians, a class of  laborers, who are usually chosen because they will work under less  favorable treatment than the average Canadian citizen. In the present case they see their advantage and they are taking it. They  have no definite organization and therefore it is imposible to deal  [with them intelligently.  The situation presents a forcible example-^of the.-inestimable,  falne of a " Union."v  If the present employees were properly organized it would be  [possible to deal with them but as it is there is no chance to do so.  We are strongly of the opinion that the members of the Council  |Vho insisted upon the maintaining of the eight-hour standard are  fcight iu their position. The people passed twice upon the question  |ihd in no uncertain voice suported the. eight-hour system, aud once  kaving adopted it, it would be folly to allow any breach of the  Arrangement.    It would lead to endless confusion and trouble.  OUR IMPORTED TROUBLE.  For many years employers of labor have beeu encouraging the  indiscriminate immigration of laborers from southern Europe, but  \n doing so only considered some immediate advantage aud lost sight  )f the inevitable intricate social and economic problem which they  ,vere originating.   Every great city in Canada has had endless labor  lifficulties with the Italian element.   It may expedite the building  f a railway or the laying of a sewer to have large numbers of  his  class of labor,  but it  certainly  does   not  add to ~ the idti-  ate   development   of   the   country.     They   will   do   hard,  dis-  greeable work aud live like dogs, but they take a lot of assimilation before they become good citizens.   A perusal of our criminal  ecords will show that a very large percentage of violent crimes are  lue to this type from southern Europe.  Then again we can secure auy amount of labor from the British  [teles and they will do this same class of work, but they demand better 'housing and treatment" and that is the rub.   But they will  lake excellent citizens and are just as moral as the best of us.  The United States has its race problem in the blacks of the  south, caused wholly by the same mercenary motives.   Years ago  hese unfortunate people were imported because men wanted cheap  ibor.   They were treated brutaly, their women outraged, the sanctity of home and family ties were ruthlessly violated and the result  iias been the production of a brutal lacivious race whose actions  Vequently call for the "lynching" process, caused wholly, we re-  eat, by the violation of every principle of decency on the part of  he white men of the South in their treatment of the blacks.  In a somewhat modified form we, hi Canada, are inviting a similar condition.   We "import" cheap labor from au alien race.   We  iare little whether they become good citizens or no. so long as they  erve us in certain menial works.   Now it must inevitably follow  ;hat these men will bring with   them   all   their  evil   propensities,  s well as their good, and that under the conditions which they are  laced here, it is altogether unlikely that they will improve to any  ppreciable degree, but   on the  contrary   these   same   conditions  ���������ill most likely call forth those baser tendencies and result in a  ontinual carnival of crime.  LODGING HOUSES.  A committee from the City Council visited some lodging houses  [n Water street usually occupied by loggers and sailors. It seemed  }���������> be the unanimous opinion of the committee that the places were  t,tifit for a dog to sleep in.   Smftll. "box-stalls" about SxlO, contain  Wo double beds and accommodate four men.   In many eases there  littde, if any, ventilation.  Some persons have been heard to remark. "Oh. that's good  |nough for a logger.   Such sentiment, is inhuman and more degrad-  lg to those who entertain it. than is the life of those whose cir-  lumstances forces them to sleep in such beastly quarters.  Tt was decided by the committee that a "Lodging House By-  aV should be introduced at once, and such conditions rendered  lpossible.  In the name of humanity and common, ordinary decency  . e hope this may be done.  COMPARISONS ARE ODIOUS  Toronto Gets large Revenue  from  Her Street Railway���������Vancouver   Practically   Nothing���������Point  Grey  Falling  Into the Trap  The B. C. Electric will pay Vancouver City about $38,000 this  year as the city's percentage of its earnings. The Toronto Street  Railway Co. pays the City of Toronto "the sum of $800.00 per mile  per annum for single track and $1,600 per mile of double track,  payable quarterly." Also in addition to that they pay "on all  gross receipts up to $1,000,000 per annum, 8 per cent.  Between $1,000,000 and $1,500,000,1������ P<* ������ent-  Between $1,500,000 and $2,000,000,12 per cent.  Between $2,000,000 and $3,000;000, 15 per cent.  And on all gross receipts over;$3,000,000, 20 per cent.  What about Point Grey's agreement with the B. C. Electric?  *    *. ..;;���������'    *  COMMERCE AND CIVILIZATION.  Comereial influence, as a great factor in advancing civilization,  has again demonstrated its power. . This time it is in China and in  the form of a great national bank. Ten years ago it would have been  thought an impossibility for China to organize a bank as a national  institution, yet to-day it is an accomplished fact. The following  report is given in the "Monetary Times":  "The Tai Chiug Bank the great national bank, which has just  been organized by the Government, is to lie to China, what the Bank  of England is to, England, only "with this distinction that the Tai  Ching is to be entirely a Government bank (or branch) its directors,  managers, etc., to be appointed from Peking, and its capital raised  by the Government. It will have its headquarters at Peking, but  will have branches in Shanghai and all the principal provincial cities.  The buildings at Peking, Shanghai,: Tientsin, and Hankow*, will be  ready for occupation shortly, and 'when in operation there will at  least be one nativebank which will not faij and close its doors, like  so many do at .the present time. No foreigner can deposit or have a  current or savings bank account in the Tai Chiug, it is wholly and  entirely Chinese:  ������*.-*���������#���������'���������  FREE SPEECH.  An over zealous Canadian immigration officer undertook to  stop A. B. Osborne from boarding the Princess Victoria at Seattle  the other day, on the absurd grounds that he Avas a "Socialist  orator" and therefore an "agitator," and therefore "undesirable"  etc.  Such actions are often the cause of much misunderstanding  and only serve to aggravate the ill-feeling which is already too  prevalent between different classes in society. This blundering,  'officious idot would do more harm by this single act, than McKenzie  King, the minister of labor, could amend in a whole year.  The time has long since passed when we need have any fear  of evil effects from giving perfect freedom of speech to all. The  victim, Osborne, is a Socialist orator, who was billed to speak at  Victoria on July 16th, had he not beeu stopped by the immigration  officer. If anyone does not wish to'hear his speeches all they have  to do is to remain away, but it is manifestly absurd to bar a man  trom.talking before he has even commenced. Germany, Russia and  other European countries have endeavored to smother Socialism  by placing a ban upon the advocates of that doctrine, and the result  is that they have the most virulent type of Socialism, while on the  other hand, England, has allowed absolute freedom of speech and  it has resulted in men of undoubted ability and character leading  the cause, as was evidenced in the Socialistic. Budget of Lloyd-  George.  Let every man have perfect freedom to air his views. If they  are valueless they will perish with the utterance. If they contain  even a modicum of truth it will be useless not to have free utterance, depend upon it that sooner or later it will accomplish its end.  WESTMINSTER AVENUE CHANGED TO MAIN STREET.  At an adjourned meeting of the City Council, held Wednesday  of this week, the by-law to change the name of Westminster avenue  to that of Main street, was passed, and this matter has been finally  settled. This by-law was introduced last February but met with  some opposition from representatives from Ward I. but upon the  presentation of a very largely signed petition the Council at once  passed the by-law.  The next move is to make Main street the central dividing Hue  for numbering intersecting streets east and west. At present the  dividing line is Ontario street and this is a continual source of confusion, as comparatively few persons know that such is the case,  but naturally accept Main street as the dividing liue.  JUVENILE COURT  Already the Juvenile Court is proving itself to be a most valuable institution in dealing with youthful delinquents. Although the Court and Home  have hardly had time to become estab.  lished, still Probation Officer Collier  has been able to deal with a number  of cases. Mr. Collier has adopted the  plan of visiting the homes of the delinquents, and adjusting the difficulty,  where possible without the formality  of a court sitting. Several boys have,  hawever, been detained in the Home,  more with the idea of discipline and  correction than  for punishment.  Magistrate Bull is also proving himself to be a most careful and sympathetic judge.   He deals with each case  in an informal maimer. Xo formal  evidence is called, but each youthful  offender is encouraged to state his  case as to a friend.  We cannot attach too much value  to this excellent institution, nor can  we too highly express our appreciation  of the work being done by Messrs.  Bull and Collier and by the committee.  Several matters of importance were  discussed at the meeting of the Association, among them being the resignation of Mr. George Healy as secretary. Mr. Healy stated he felt his  connection with the Association did  not tend to facilitate the work of the  Association in dealing with the Government, and therefore he had decided  to withdraw. He was induced to hold  the office until the next regular meeting.  OF INTEREST TO ALL  JOE MARTIN DISGUSTED.  Fighting "Joe" Martin is now back in Canada again and giving  interviews long and short, political aud otherwise, _. Joe expresses  extreme disgust with the Liberal administration in England because  they have not as yet wiped out the House of Lords. It is not strange  to hear "Joe" talking thus. He always is disgusted with everyone  but himself. He hates a Conservative and likes a Liberal very Jitfre  better.   His great forte is to "kick" and keep on "k'eking."  "Joe" is a very good element to have in a legislature, as he  will always succeed in stirring the "puddle," but one is pretty safe  in saying that there is little danger of "Joe" ever ataining any very  exalted position of eminence. The people generally like him. but  do not repose the necessary confidence in him to ensure his success  as a political leader.- With Sir Wilfrid in Vancouver and Joe Martin  at the same time there should be some very entertaining oratorical  pyrotechnics.  GRAND TRUNK STRIKE.  It is always a matter for regret to have to report a "strike."  It always involves a serious loss to both the men and the employer,  and also to the public. It is a difficult matter to judge of the  merits of the present strike of the trainmen and other employees  of the Grand Trunk, but it is almost safe to say that a complete settlement of the case could have beeu secured by arbitration were our  labor Jaws more definite. As at present constituted neither parties  have very much confidence in our labor statutes. "There seems to  be ah ambiguity about them which defeats the very end for which  they were originated. We need very badly a definite standard of  hours and wages in Canada, not uniform as regards amount^etc.,  but some standard by which the various employers and unions could  arrange their schedules.  The Hon. McKenzie King, the Minister of Labor, has suggested  a board of arbitration and states that the governmentTwill pay all  expenses. In the interests of all concernedI it is to be hoped that a  speedy termination of the strike will be secured;.7   ;    .'  .���������������������������������������������'..;���������*  .*''*' '������������������'���������"���������   .''"'.'. '77- .'/7: '���������'���������-. .7 ,  COALMINE8i\FATA>mBS. ^  The awful loss of life in the coal-mining industry is demanding  the attention of legislatures both in Canada and in the United  States, and an effort is being made to cope with the situation by  enforcing more stringent regulations regarding safety appliances,  etc. *  Last year, according to the "United States government report,  there were 2,805 lives lost in coal mines. Addend to this is the  list of injured, numbering 7,979. This report only includes 26  states and cannot be considered as covering all the casualties in  America. Only 14 per cent, of the deaths and 5 :per, cent, xjf the  injured, the report states, were caused by dust or gas explosions.  The greater number being caused by "insufficiently supported rooft"  a cause whicii could be remedied and is usually the result of tbe  cupidity of the owners, the diabolical greed for  at the cost of thousands of lives.  'dividends'-' even  It is hard to realize what a fearful loss this means to the manhood of the country. Here we have over 10,784 casualties in a  single year from one industry, largely the result of indifference  and carelessness. If we were engaged in war and received such  a report, the whole nation would be in mourning, but this awful toll  of death is received as a matter of course. ���������  Is it any wonder that these poor fellows, who risk their lives  amid horrible and ghastly dangers daily, demand higher pay and  better conditions?  OF THE CRITICAL PRESS.  "Monetary Times."  That smal section of the press which has sought for many years  to expose fraud and curtail the operations of undersirable citizens,  has had an almost one-sided tight in several ways. Once the fearless paper had also to be wealthy. Strong criticism frequently  brings threats of and writs for libel. A well-worded legal letter  has compelled many a newspaper frith a good cause to discard the  role of critic. The prospect of paying a large sum in respect of  damages is not a bright outlook, especially as in the past a somewhat  narrow view has been taken by judicial authorities. During its  forty-three years' campaign for clean business and financial methods  in Canada, The Monetary Times has faced a long series of libel suits,  which in the event of loss would have entailed the payment of many  hundred thousand dollars. The bold stand which has been made  by several of Canada's leading journals, so far as concerns wrongs  which need righting, has strengthened the cause of the newspaper  as a critic.  The freedom of the press is an elastic phrase. Influence has  stretched it in the wrong direction. Each staff member of a well-  known New York journal, for instance, is said to have on his desk  a list of a dozen corporations of which instructions bid that no  adverse criticism shall be written. The newspaper proprietor is a  director of each of the twelve large companies. Many papers have  feared to criticize simply because of the legal bluster employed by  the object of their strictures. This day is passing. - The man of the  world has to take his press medicine when in need of it. Unscrupulous giants often become cringing dwarfs when details of their  maldoings are published. Hypersensitiveness has too often been  upheld in the law courts.  The decision of Justice .Guerin in a case at Montreal last week  is a happy augury. It is an incident, we think, indicating the course  of a gradual reversal of opinion. The Montreal Star was sued for  alleged libelous ������rnto������ripnrs. The newspaper won. Mr. Justice  Guerin stated that the publie press is justified by the law when it  points out .case* "-here ind:viduals by their methods are a menace  to the public i"t������rest. The newspaper perhaps has been thought  strong enough tn fin-i>t 'ts n-.m battles, with the result that those who  have thought themselves libelled have more han once received the  benefit of the sn^^ed doubt. A just and Critical journal is a  national asset. nv ;ts actions it will gain prestige and act as an  influence for'good Tn its legitimate campaign it should receive  legitimate moTal a������������;s:tance..  > THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  r  I  I  i  i  i  i  i  -: FOR SALE :-  10 acres in Surrey near the  Railroad.      Beautiful view.  I  I  NAP!  A. S. GOARD  I  Phone 1405  2408 Westminster Road  ���������  I  I  I  SWlIiTEBOF  TRESPASSERS  It is not generally understood how  large a proportion of the deaths ana  injuries on the railroads of this country is due to the. risks willfully taken  by trespassers who persist in using the  right - of - way as a public thoroughfare. -The annual^^ reports of the interstate Commerce Commission for the home, and statistics show that men of  ing signs along the righ-of-way; but  unfortunately, the actual punishment  of persons violating the laws against  thus trespassing has been infrequent,  the cost of imprisonment often deterring the local courts from holding those  who have been arrested by the watchmen.  The fatalities and injuries are most  frequent where the railroads pass  through manufacturing districts in  which the tracks are lined with factories. The railroad frequently offers  the shortest cut between factory and  past eleven years show    that,   during  this period, 105,000 persons were killed  or injured, and that of this total, some  50,000 were killed outright.    The large  ratio of fatalities to injuries, which is  several times larger   than the    ratio  that obtains in the case of accidents to  passengers and    employees,   suggests  that practically all of these accidents  were due to trespassers being struck  by moving trains.    The records of th#  Commission show that in 1898, 4,063 warning placards, railroad watchmen  trespassers lost their lives on Ameri- and laws against trespass, are subject  the laboring class, artisans, and their  wives and children, are annually killed  by the hundreds. Evidently, the remedy for this shocking slaughter, which  stands as a distinct reproach against  the civilization of America, is to be  found in the thorough co-operation of  city and country authorities with the  railroads in the rigid enforcement of  the law against trespass.  So long as'the public realizes that  can railroads; that five years later the  number of killed was 5.000, and that  in 1907 it rose to 5.012���������that is to say.  on every day of that year an average  of over 15 people lost their lives en -  tirely through their own folly in trespassing on the right-of-way of the  railroads. Figures compiled by the  Pennsylvania Railroad alone show  that 465 passengers lost their lives on  that system's lines in 1S99, and 781  were killed in 1904; while in 1907 the  number reached 915, an average of a-  bout three for every business day of  the year. In the last, named year, this  company inaugurated a* vigorous campaign against trespassers, and as a  result the number of fatalities in 1908  was reduced to 757.  There is no country in the world  where the loss of life due to trespassing on railroads approaches these figures, npt even if we take into consideration the smaller milage of the railway systems of Europe and elsewhere.  The difference is easily explained. It  ir- due to the stringent laws in Europe  against trespassing; to the careful po-  licine: of the tracks: and especially to  the fact that violations of the law are  invariably rmnished. In the United  Prates, conditions are exceedingly lax.  Seme of the railroads, and notably the  one referred to above, endeavor to enforce the law against trespassing on  railroad property. The Pennsylvania  Company exhibit thousands of warn-  to the caprice of local magistrates who  look with lenient eye upon offenders,  trespassers will continue to walk on  the track, and this horrible annual roll  of deaths and injury will continue to  increase.  It is often of great value to the farmer to have a good amount of fodder  other than his pasture provided by the  various grasses and clovers.    In fact,  the importance of this is only fully realized when in hot dry seasons, pastures are poor and burnt because   of  drought, and if there be no other pro-  Vision to fall back upon, the stock suf-  ifer materially; in fact, not infrenuent-  I ly many of them have to be sold, be -  jcauso of the scarcity of grass. As time  'goes on there is little doubt but thnt,  more and more forage crops will    be  j extensively grown, and certain kinds.  jas sorghums, millets, lucerne, rafe, etc..  which at the present   time   are   not  grown to any great extent throuzhoHt  the Province, will be raised far more  extensively.  IN A SULTRY SWAMP  The growing, living odor of matted  sphagnum moss makes even the sultry  moisture of the entangled swamp au  irresistible attraction. That perpetu -  aly damp and spongy moss growing up  to sound his linked repeated notes. Tha  noisy crows scold uneasily, but are unwilling to light, while they can not at������'  what peculiar creature is moving thru  the dense underbrush. The canary  and song sparrow blend their familiar  notes. The attractive seclusion must  tempt these little home-makers, but  there is no immunity from their natur-  in tinted, spreading domes and hollows a, dangers.    The harsh jay flies above  while dying at the roots, slowly con -  ^ ^ x    .  .    . .    .  . .   . the trees and sends   his    threatening  verting ancient ponds into peat bogs  and nourishing a heterogeneous gathering of seedlings into elbowing struggling trees, seems a perpetual fountaiii  of vegetable life. The charm of re -  newal that makes the call of spring irresistible where the early flowers look  up   for   recognition    seems   to    last  shadow through the interlaced branches, warning the inhabitants of the meu-  ace of a nest-roblier. The cat bird in  the lower branches varies the sweetest  gurgling melody with the threatening  call that has given him so peculiar a  name, and the brown thrasher, a rival  from the  throughout the growing   year   where  this yieding moss continues its endless��������� in song, sings a louder son;  transformation of death into life.   The pointed top of a cedar.  seedlings nursed by its moisture and !    The usual marsh vegetation is on -  fed   by   its     continuous     fertilising riched by the flowers that   only   the  growth interlace their roots below the sphagnum au sustain.     The  sun dew  growing, changing surface, and mingle lays down its leaves like open hands  "Yo isn't never stooped at de Palace  Hotel befo', is you Boss?" inquired the  colored man who was piloting a just -  arrived traveller from the railway station to the hostelry.  "No. But what makes you so sure of  it?"  "Uh-kase yo' gwine dar now, Sah."  their aggressive branches in the struggle upward toward the excluded light.  The bristling tamarack is a favorite,  and seems to delight in obstructing  and closing every possible avenue. The  conical cedars spread their closely layered branches down to the surface ot  the moss, and the spruces crowd so  close that their lower branches shiivel  to brittle, noisy obstructions. The poplars still struggle against the slower  and more persistent aggression of the  evergreens, and sometimes a silver  birch can find a breathing space. The  the feathered hemlock, with large  trunk and sturdy roots, rises above the  jostling crowd toward the needed sunlight, and near the borders the alders  and witch-hazels seek to gain admis -  sion. The moss that encroached upon  the ancient pond and gave' the trees a  foothold is still youthfully ready to receive them when they have lived their  allotted time. It climbs over the dead  and decaying trunks as it covers and  nourishes the living roots, and some  trees that once reached up successfully  above their fellows toward the coveted  sunlight are now merely long irregular mounds of sphagnum.  The birds must selfishly enjoy the  seclusion provided by the almost impenetrable shrubbery. The Maryland  yellow throat sings from a close hut  invisible perch until his audacious  curiosity can no longer be denied. The  black and white warbler, always on  the move, is indifferent toward an in-  vader,and scarcely halts long enough  ready to clasp and hold an unwary fly.  and there is abundance cf insect life  for its carnivorous propensities. The  richest treasure of the sphagnum  swamp is the moccasin flower, the  most, beautiful of our wild orchids.  Deep in the secluded and protected recesses, where stooping, climbing, ami  straining overcome the barriers of in-{  terlaced branches, these flowers hi-le]  the beauty that threatens their de-j  struction. Their sturdy, leafy stems'  bear large rich moccasins, waxy white  with dainty markings of pink. This is  a beauty.of nature that no cultivation  could improve, and when discovered repays the sustained effort of a day of  search where nature struggles to re -  pel invaders. Only the ardent lover  of the sphagnum swamp and its treasures can appreciate to the full this  MOST FERTILE FARMS  Farms possessing the most fertility  are usually those which carry a large  number of live stock, and from which  little is sold except meat   and    dairy  products.     Ontario is becoming more  and more a live stock    country,    and  where live stock is kept it is of the  very greatest importance that a large  amount of the best kinds of food    be  produced from the land.     It has been  calculated that it requires about three  acres of our average pasture to maintain one steer during    the     summer.  Clearly,, therefore,  the  man who  depends entirely on pasture for the summer, and upon hay and straw in the  winter, runs great risks.    Our pastures  are very irregular, and unless supplemented in summer in some way   the  stcck will be sure to fall off both   in  yield of milk or gain of flesh.    When  this occurs it is difficult to get   the  animals back to good condition,  and  much money and time are lost.     Fodder crops, therefore, play a very im -  portant part in supplementing the pasture land, and should be grown by all  breeders and feeders of stock.      We  shall now discuss a few of the more  important fodders, suitable    for    our  country.  OVER 65 YEARS'  EXPEDIENCE  abundant fruition  expectancy.  of a whole    yaar's  JOB TALKED EARLY.  A little fellow who had attended a  Scripture lesson, was gazing at the one  month old baby brother.  "Mamma" said he, "when will baby  begin to talk?"  "I expect it will be quite a year before he can say anything," replied the  mother.  "Why, mamma," replied the little  fellow, much dissapointed, "Job cursed  the day he was born."  THE MISCHIEF-FINDER  An enterprising youth in Toronto  applied to a local politician for a situation, setting forth as his plea the  fact that his moral teaching had con -  vinced him it was dangerous to be unoccupied.  "My teacher told me sir," he said,  "that Satan finds some mischief for  idle hands to do."  "Well?" said the gentleman addressed.  "Well sir," continued the other,  quietly, "I thought you might be ablo  to find me a job."  Trade Marks  Designs  ... . .        Copyrights Cis.  Anyone Bonding ft Mtetfh nnd description may  (Widely ascertain our opinion free VfUotlior oji  Invention Is nrobnbly patentable. Communications ntrictlyconiidoiitti.l. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest wreiicy for securing patents.  l'moiits taken tliroueh Muini & Co. rcce.70  special notice, without chnrce, tiithe  $ci������$fic jftatrkai,  A lmndDOmely UlnrtnitPd vreekly. La-ir-rt circulation ot uny t���������-:...:l's .1u;ir::-.\ Iu; a Ier  Caaada. *3.73 c year, poblase prepaid, bold by  aU uewuctcularfc  '"'"" ~~   ���������  H!aNpC3.f1c^-^K3wYcrk  Btanun <L>i5t j. ("J* *��������� St* V.rnBh;ci-ton.������. C.  TF you intend to Camp or go on a Vaca*  ���������-. tion Trip, remember that the accurate  and reliable STEVENS RIFLES, PISTOLS AND SHOTGUNS are made in  Style* and Model* suitable to every requirement of the ���������hooter. Our RIFLES  AND 8HOTQUNS also poaeem the*Tak*������  Down" feature, which means that th*  STBVKN3 can be carried in a Trunk,  Grip or ���������mail Package.  Where not sold by Local Merchants, ve ship  direct, EXPRESS PREPAID, upon receipt of  ������������������Catalog Price.  Cj* Send for I.at-  . 'est Catalog; a x6o-  ^'Pace Book of Ready  * Reference for   presen t  and prospective  shooters.  Profusely Illustrated aud re*  plete with STEVENS   Fire  Ana information.    Mailed  <   for 6 cents In sumps.  "GUNS AND GUNNING"  By Daa Beard  will l>c mailed to any address for ao cents in stamps.  J. STEVENS ARMS  ft TOOL CO.  r.O.BnSMl  U. S. A.  Have you renewed  Your Subscription? .-- .:���������,.-��������� -.f!-rrr==-'xajE??f-  ������������������'y-'-^zs-^-s.p  THE WESTERN GALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ���������a  NEW  ������������������  -u  -I-N-E-  OPENED  I  for riNE  Job  Printing  ���������if  J&  -TRY THE ���������  Terminal City Press,  [i-MITED  2408  Westminster Road  j|; PHONE 1405 j;  %  Si  I  MT.  PLEASANT  will  be  Vancouver's f.uture  Central District.  NOW is the time to advertise your business and  boost Ward Five.  IF YOUR BUSINESS is not  worth advertising, advertise it for sale.  WE ARE the advertising  doctor for Mt. Pleasant, and district.  Tpsp  ������.  al  240S WESTMINSTER Rd.  .���������.-���������Jt"'  /���������' THE WESTERN CALL. VANC0UVE      R. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ������������������;:)'-!���������  Hi  mM  m  If!  fill  7'*1  vm  p  il  to  Ifcp  I  Urn.  1st"'*  SM  mm  K*i  IB  *������  SM  tn  lit  Ii  ���������SJ  II  M  1  a1 Si  B. C.  Farm  Limited  Offer for sale twelve sections of exceptionally fine  selected ^agricultural   land  close to  PER ACRE  $2.50 down  Balance on any reasonable  terms desired; interest at  six per cent.  Allotments in sections only  ������ The ������  British  Columbia  Government  Has placed under .reserve  practically all available  agricultural land in the interior of the province, which  Withdraws it from  Purchase  And  this   quadruplies  the  value    of    lands   already  granted and surveyed.  The opportunity of securing  a valuable farm in British  Columbia at this figure will  not occur again.  This land will be delivered,  crown granted, into the  name of the purchaser, upon payment in full at any  time  There are only twelve sections left, and the allotments are going rapidly.  Wire for your allotment;  remittance can follow later  The offer at this price will  be absolutely withdrawn on  June   10th  B. C.  Farm  Lands  Co  To stay and to show you  that we mean busiuess, we  offer you a few ^special  bargains.  Brooms  at Half Price 25c  Better  ALBERTA CREAMERY,  Saturday only, 25c lb.  Eggs  GOOD FRESH EGGS,  perdosen... 35c  Every egg guaranteed.  Tea  EVERYBODY'S TEA  Regular   price  35c   lb.,  Our price   25c lb.  Coffee  CHOICE FRESH GROUND  V COFFEE,   in one pound  cans, per can 25c  THE WESTERN  "CALL"  Issued every Friday at 2408 West'r.  Rd.  Phone 1405  Manager: A. S. GOARD.  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  R. Sparling, Principal of Aberdeen  School, is making a tour of America's  National 'Tark. He will' take extensive views and visit many places of  interest and upon his return will deliver several lectures on the Yellowstone and its many interesting features.  Subscription One Dollar  MT.   PLEASANT,   8;     FAIRVIEW,   3.  A very exciting game of lacrosse was  played Wednesday evening on Bridge  Change of A.dds street grounds between  lit.  Pleasant  must be in by Tuesday 5 p.m | Presbyterian and Fairview teams. The  ignine was fast from start to finish, the  Advertising Tariff "       j church team winnlRg by a score o[ s to  1st and last pages 50c per inch . -..  The nonie of t]le church team was  Other pages 25c per inch  Transient Ads to arrange  for  Lodge and Church Cards $10.00  per year  Birth,  Marriages and Deaths  free  Local and  Messrs.   Will,   Frank  Hiriatu   Grant  are visiting at Comox.  Mr. H. H. Stevens spent the weekend at White Rock.  Mr.   Fred  Thursday.  Pliilp   was   in   town   on  Miss Dean Todd of San Francisco,  visited friends in town last week.  W. P. Guard reports weather ideal  at White Rock.  Mr. McAllisters new block is completed and one store occupied.  Independent     Drug���������Ice     Cream���������  North Pole���������Very hot���������better now.  Masters Leo and Herbert Cahill returned  Monday  from  a "trip  to  Port  Moody.  Mr. W. G. Rogers and family have  gone to Bowen Island to camp.  Glenson Nixon is spending  tion at Bowen Island.  his vaca-  Cocoa  In half pound tins, per tin,   ..15c  Soap  LIGHT HOUSE SOAP,  6 Bars in package,   per  pacKage  25c  P. A. Brisco of the "Call" reports a  good time at Buchaneer Bay.  The Mason block is to be occupied  by the  Racket  Stores.  Mr. F. C. Diien returned Wednesday,-  from Portland, where he went on a  business trip.  |    The   stork  visited   the   Muir   block  ! and Mr. and Mrs. Gilmour are nursing  a baby girl.  i  j    Rev. Merton Smith and family are  enjoying the beautiful scenery of Buch.  i aneer Bay.  Rev. W. E. Piscot and Mrs. Piscot  are visiting friends in Vancouver. Mr.  Piscot states that he is always glad to  get to the coast again  for a visit.  Mr. James Beech, who recently moved to California, writes that he is  greatly enjoying the pleasures of his  new home.  Mr. S. T. De Pender, brother of the  Rev. A. U. De Pencier, arrived in town  Wednesday morning from Sierra Ma-  clre,   Cal.  *   *    ������  The G. N. R. are putting on week-end  rates to Ocean Park and White Rock  Gocd   Saturday   morning   to   Monday  in evidence all through the game,  made so hy the' clever playing of  Orookall and .J. Campbell. The defence was rough after the first half,  but long penalties were given, which  were always deserved, both sides decorating the fence maiiy times. In  the second quarter, in a scrimmage in  front of Fairview's goal, J. Campbell  of Mt. Pleasant was cut down from behind by Campbell of the Fairview  team. Campbell of Mt. Pleasant was  unable to resume the game. For Mt.  Pleasant, Alexander Orookall, Whitely  and Laird were probably the most noticeable, while Kendall and Paynter  were the outstanding players on Fair-  view's side. Mt. Peasant's win makes  the league rather interesting and the  position of the various teams is well  worth watching.  EASY TO  ,^^<^^JV>^N^flNSB,kJSPsv&O^^S^^^JI>S^^^^^^3^7<\B^<<S^Zrk<<  EASY TO FAY M  room new hons  ON 8th AVENUE  .9  PRICE $3255.oo  CASH $ 475.0b  Balance $      34.oo a month  A   GOOD   CHANCE   TO    SECURE   A  HOME AND A  PLACE WELL WORTH  THE MONEY  Brasihwalt������ & Glass  Phone 6311 2127 Granville St.  isa*SSrsBT<SYmm**&*SL/f2*mW>aT'&^  r  "CORRECTION"    REPLACES   "PUN-  ISH MENT."  Great Britain is making wonderful  strides, toward prison reform as is  evidenced by the following report from  London:  "London, July 20.-���������In the House of  Commons tonight Mr. Winston Churchill, the home secretary, outlined sweeping reforms in the prison system,  which are to be inaugurated partly by  the administrative order and partly by  new bills in parliament. His object is  to treat criminals by more humanitarian methods and as far as possible to  avoid their degredation by prison life.  Briefly, he wishes to give a longer  time for the payment of fines and to  prevent imprisonment for their nonpayment; to substitute disciplinary or  curative methods for imprisonment in  the cases of youthful and minor offenders; to allow political offenders,  like passive registers and suffragists,  various privileges, such as conversation, book reading, better meals, etc.;  to reduce solitary confinement to a  single month; to abolish the ticket-of  leave and the entire system of police  supervision for released convicts; to  introduce methods looking to the welfare of released prisoners and finally  to arrange winter lectures or concerts  in convict prisons,'  5-Room Bungalow  FOR WHAT Do You Think?  Just $2000 and Only   300 Cash  Balance on Easy Monthly Payments  IT WILL PAY YOU TO LOOK INTO THIE  We w ant to list direct from owners.  What have you to sell?  A. W. GOODRICH & C07  REAL ESTATE, LOANS AND INSURANCE  Phone 4672    l^J���������*    2450 Westminster  I j night.  Regnald C. Brown, Ltd  MANAGERS  301=315   Dominion  Trust  Building  Vancouver, B. C  OPEN EVENINGS  PHONES    16 & 6616  Cleanser  WYANDOTTE CLEANER,  AND CLEANSER in  large sacks, regular 25c  Saturday 10c  Bring your Grocery orders  to KELLY'S. You will  save money every time  you come to the store.  PHONE 93S  Fralick and Harrison  Mount Pleasant CARRIAGE PAINTERS  Work done Promptly and with Despatch  272  8th Avenvo ������  Station now  a t  J  2333 Westminster  Avenue ���������,   ^  The eccentric Dean Swift once wrote  on a door the following:  Turk, Jew or Atheist may enter here,  but not a papist.  A-papist in seeing thir,. made, it rend  thus:  . Who'so wrote this wrote it well,  For the same is writ on the gates cf  Hell.  Turk. Jew or Atheist may enter here.  But not a papist.  A young woman of a western. town  desired to show some kindness to a  ycung officer of the militia to whom  the had tfken a fancy. She therefore despatched this no^e:  "Mrs.  Finvthe requests the pleasure  of Contain White's company at a re-  ;,ir. P. ii.  Britten was seen in the  r01)lion nn Friday evening"  city   this   week.    Although   enamored      A ,v.���������,r,t mi]y C{MTie w,,lr,h re,d.  of his new home at Xe-v Westminster, |    .-^-ith   the  pxecntion   ->f  three   men  he is irresistably drawn to Vancouver. | w,10 .,,.��������� ���������,���������,< Cnil(n1n whUe's compinv  The members of the Epworth League jpf"w v"" '"ind 'n^at'on and will  of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church are >^" w'<^ "'ensure to your reception  giving   a   trolley   ride   en   Wednesday jFvifl-r p-Pning."  evening on the observation car around I    0v* ot" Uie n.tt;u;hns ������' ������*e Am������-<rnn  the Eburne-Westiiiinster line. ���������h"������y at London fe'!a n ������torjr wVe-a-  *    *    ������ in Michael .Tc-penh Rirry. the noet. w't">  The death occurred in Seattle. Wash..! w������= appointed a poll��������� nv������ristrntc   in  ou Sunday  of the  infant son  of  Mr. jrV^'in. wns IV prinH---l figure.  land  Mrs.  H. F. Stanner, formerly of j    T^e'-e w-s brought h<=>"ore   Mm    nn  j Vancouver.    Their friends in the city i Irish-Amerir-nn.   ch-.rsred    with     p".-  | will be sorry to hear of their bereave-j vicious conduct.     The officer m^kinar  ' ment. !tT'e arrest, stated, amon^r other tbi^T".  ������    *    * |ih"f the r-'ii"vit wns wearing a "Re -  j    Last week we made some remarks i n-.-.Wicnn hat."  |in regard to Westminster avenue but)    'TW- vour honor know whit tint  j failed to mention that it was also the ; m.e*ui������?" ws the i-nuiry nut   to   tbe  i dumping ground for some cars of lum-!cr"-t bv th������ accused's law-q-.  jber.    We make no mention of the de-1    '"It.  may h������   pnnr-csred  B������.rrv.   "tint  7-yyed vegetables and eld cans which j it means a hat without a crown."  ! have teen in evidence for some time.  4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you can't afford to miss OCEANj  PARK.     Call at 329 PenderJStreet  WEEK END RATES  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE ROCK good Saturday morning  to Monday night.  1  v  I For good values in  I REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  -:���������  * Call on  I TRIMBLE  &  NORR1S  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  T!������  &  ���������j*^*:  The members of the Mt. Pleasant  Lodge of Royal Templars, went out to  ! ! Stanley Park en Wednesday evening  and enjoyed a few hours iu the quiet  nnd cool of the park, amusing themselves   with  outdoor   games.  W. A. Mullen  2440 WESTMINSTER AVE  When we see the dimensions of the  j*:'casement for the Lee block we begin  to appreciate what this building wiii  fruits, confect; nKKR Y,  CIGARS.     ALL  VXDS   OF  SOFT   DRINKS  Gets the reputation for  h-iving a sour disposition  when the truihof the mat  ; ter is that he bus n soar  stomadi.  Njal's Dyspepsia Tablets  will h^lp that man.  They  f!<n.'.i.-ii.t pi'i'.-iu and diastase in sc-icutiiic prop������������r-  tiou--. He c;:ii "at what  he lik^s tuid what the  pfpsiLi 1' ills to diRcst tbe  di;i.-t;:st! %\ ill take care of.  A    pood   diji-stion   is  a  bles.-,iutf.  KYAL'S DYSPEPSIA TABLETS  bring a blessing.      Lurgu  b"x 50o.  Hillcrest fbarinacy  (E   R. GORDON, Chemist)  3214-   Westminster  Ave.  PHONE 4667 Near 16th Averve.  meau to Mr. Pleasant. Mr. Lee is to I  be credited with more than th= or-1  dinary thanks of the co:nuJ'.n:;t������.    ���������!.  [ deserves a baun.net for his faith .'tru'  i progressiveness.  HKLKK    H.M)*:LKY ��������� 'Ik:' J <-r   <>-  Wffr.tion, PhyMCiil   f'-.ilrii������ft ������ti-  PiriTitiM-ic  Art.    I'hjys (J"ftfii-<!. I'ii-^r-  !tainni(iit= Pirr-cted. PIhtNimh Knciiii!i.  I Telephone K:;5;j.">.  Large assortment of  JAPANESE BROOMS  Reg. 50c value for 25c.  HURRArlS GROCER  Corner IGiti and Mminsier Avenue  :n the estate cf lcuis ringh  deceased.  NOTICE   is  hereby   given   that  a/1  creditors   and   others   having   claim!  against the  Estate of the  late  Louil  Ringe who died ou or about the lOt  day of April A.D.,  WOO, are require^  on  or  be'nre  the  1st day  of AugusJ  A. I).,   !:.0!). to send by post;., prepai  or   <!e iver   to   the   undersigned   thej  chiistian and surnames, addresses arn  ; descriptions,  full  particulars of the!  ' claims duly verified, statement of the!  i accounts and the natme of the secn[  ��������� ty (if any) held by them.  j   a:;d  further  take  noti������  that  after the above mentioned do  .the executors of the above mention!  'Estate  will proceed to  distribute tj  ��������� assets of the said disceased among  !   arties entitled thereto, having reg:  icnly to-the  claims with whieh  thi  shall then have notice.    And the ej  cutors will not be liable for the si  assets or any part thereof to auy y\  son or persons of whose claim not!  ������'-al! net have been received by ih\  at the time of such distribution.  J  Dated,  Vancouver,  B.  C,  this   2$  d:-y of June, A. D., 1910.  MACGILL & GRANT,  Solicitors for Wiliisrn GodfrJ  and John  B.   Mills,  Exej  tors. THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  MOUNT   PLEASANT   BRANCH  TEE ROYAL BAKERY'-AND CONFECTIONERY  BROADWAY, COR. WESTMINSTER AVE.  CAKES, PASTRY, BREAD, CONFECTIONERY  SpzciQl-ROYAL CROWN BREAD (5c. a LOAF)  Local and  n  Buy your, goods in Mt. Pleasant.  Mt. Pleasant Fish Market keep the  best fish store  in town.  Hain- Store - THE ROYAL  480 WESTMINSTER AVE  (Opposite City Hall)  a*vfmmiimrvwrn!ss28ZmisBs&^-������S2tt^  -������=sx>0-*������E!>������"*cir������O-������������a������*-������������BE|������-0'  fo  to  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 - - 1941 Westminster Avenue.  New Laid Eggs -       - ...     4oc doz.  Orange Creiimerv Butter       -       -       -���������      8 lbs. for $1 00  Prairie Rose Orehmerv Butter  -       - 3 lbs. for Si 00  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter        -       -       - 30c lb.  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs        -       -       28c lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at. all times.  Leave us your name and address and we will cail on you twice a  week.  O  r  Scott &��������� Gibson  2152 Westminster Avenne  PASNTERS, PAPERHAMGERS AND DECORATORS  "%  The latest designs iu Wallpaper.  Estimates given on all kinds of Painting, Paperhaugiug and  Decorating.  Mrs. Anderson and son of Bra'ndon  are the guests of Mrs. McKelvie, 219  Twelfth avenue east,  Mr. Baynes has returned from the  south with his bride. He will make his  home at lou'J 12th west.  W. Cruiokshank cf the Call Avill  spend spend his holidays at the Y.  M.  C.  A.  camp.  Mr. W. Scott and family of Hilton,  .Manitoba, are visiting Mr. and .Mrs.  Laird, 3il9 Eleventh avenue east.  Mr. Alec and Dick Good fellow of  Seattle, who are on their way to Agas-  siz on a fishing trip, are psending a  few days as the guest of their uncle  and   aunt,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   J.   Browne.  The ma;:y friends of Mr. W. Pen-  gelly wiil be sorry to learn that he  is confined to his home with a severe  cut on his knee.  J  ������9891  Mechanic's Tools  Atkins Silver SteelSaws  Maydale and Keen Kutter Goods \  SHIRWIN-WILLIAMS  PAINTS and VARNISHES  a E. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Av6s.  torn*  HOW TO SWIM.  To tho.o >v.iO have d wad led along sum  nier alter u.t-i.ae:-, trying to acquire  the art. and ku.c ..t jest to do no more  ' Uian make two or three spasmodic  j strokes together, learning to swim in  I one lesion seems too good to be true.  ��������� tt reads too much li.^o advertisement.  But there are actually plenty of people  who have learned to swim in one les-  son. There is a standard way of teaching that never fails, but it has the  drawback of being applicable only to  little boys, whom it scares out. of a  year's growth. We will say the littie  fboy is paddling and splashing at the  shallow end of the swimming bath, lie  crawls around on his hands and kicks  up his heels in the water, and with a  boy's tine dramatic instinct almost fancies he is really swimming. He rarely  tries the other folly���������keeping his feet  on the bottom and making strokes  with his arms���������first, because that is a  girl's trick, aud second, h& is afraid, logo out where the Water is up to his  breast It might jump up and  him before he knew it. Water is  treacherous.  3i;t he dares not give up, and the j  first thing lie knows he bumps his j  knee on the bottom. Saved! Saved!  The two big fellows come up laughing,  and tell him, he's all right. But he  takes their congratulations in very bad  part. I think at that moment  could see their heart  laugh at the sight  and revengeful  spirit. He    really  ought to be grateful to them, for now  he cv.n swim, and his fear of  is clean gone forever.  A large part of the  -K������  he  cut    out    and  which is a naughty  the water  this coi  population    of  nmtry has been discovered ro be  female. Evidently such a method of  tion for girls and women. Also, big  i.nstl ruction is entirely out of the ques-  strong young fellows and men who  lose their tempers easily when teased  are not proper subjects.  ������4������  It is embar-  people that you got your  eaching somebody (o swim.  Every summer, the newspapers and  magazines print most interesting illustrated articles, which when you read  them, and do not merely look at (he .  pictures, show you exactly what to doj.%  when swimming. In them the swim-1 T  mer has three or four pairs of arms j <j������  fastened together at the finger tips by j *|������  This is to show ! *;*  fflssing to tell  black eye  Phone 4607        -        - McGowen & Salter  THE   DON  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near 12th  Richmond D������ry Ice Cream and Butter fresh daily.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery just. like mother used to make.  You will note we keep only the BEST."  *  ICE CREAM  For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  dotted  urved lines.  believe i ^  the way each arm moves.     I u^nun  they even teach the public school children in their playgrounds and gymnasiums how to do the strokes, all making the motions a.t the same time. j j  The plan of buckling  one's cheat,  per gallon, $2.001  Special Discount to Frater- *  A  nal   Orders   and  Churches.  a strap ar  by which die swimmin_  instructor supports you, is even a hindrance, for it fixes the idea in your  mind that unless you keep busy you  will go to the bottom, which is wrong,  ..nspluteiy wrong. As soon as the  strap is gone you get nervous and ex -  cited, and begin to struggle and drag  yourself under, and if you    keep    out  orad!! Independent  imin-'A  -*��������� J  Drug  gtore  *  ���������Ml  I,a.2CD   ACT.  Xew   'Westnitnster   Land . District.  District oi .N'ew Westminster.  TAKE notice Hint l.in M. S. Dobou, of  V:iiuvuver, B. C. intends to apply for  iK-nvri^i'in to puicUa-.e the following  described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at tho  .VortheaU corner of T. L. 2G^nti; thence  !0 chains, more or lesf������, Ka:.t: thence 80  cluiins, nice or less. North; thence 40  fhnins, more or less, West; thence 2"  chains, more or lus* North; thence 20  chains, more or less. West; tiience 20  chains, more or less, South; thence 10  ehuins, more or less Kast; thence 40  chains, more or less, South; thence 40  ��������� liciins, more or less. West; thence 40  chains, more or less, South: thence SO  chains, more or loss, East to point of  commencement containing six hundred  uid forty (G40)  acres, more or less.  IDA'M. S. DEBOU,  Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April loth,  1010.  <&  ���������������������������������������������������������������*>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  Oscar Kidd  PRACTICAL HflliSESHIP f  Special attention given to Lame    *t  and Inerfering Horses.        X  BetwN. sixth,������,d ^venth  p^CE   EDWARD   STREET  I  where it is over  your head somebody  has to dive in and rescue you, which is  about the hardest job anyone ever un -  dertook.        I know of nothing more  terrible than to have a badly   scared  person grab hold of one in deep water.  There is no n eed about such fuss a -  bout learning to swim.    It is no trick  at all.     Once you have learned    the  water will bear you up you cannot help  swimming for every    movement   you  make in the water is swimming. Every  unweighted human being who drowns,  was himself out of pure fear.  How can you acquire this    confi -  dence?        Not by going through the  drown' motions on the dry land; not   by   a  s very j strap around the chest, or corks or in -  So he splashes   around, ��������� flated rigamajigs.  (Lepatourel & mcRae)  Cor. 7th & Westminster  Avenues  DO WE  Photograph  BABIES? ?  lji^M|i^.tj������;������ji������j������!i*2M������������j������3>������jM**$M^  Being tossed   in  over your    head  we have agreed    to bar.  How shall we go at it gently and re -  asonably?   I'll tell you.   Begin in still  , a groat rate. If he can hear himself-water.   Wade out until vour shoulders  think, a boy knows he is not having a;are overed.     There's no use puddling  sciawky-voicp,il;p.r.d paltering with any less,  mellows are having a particularly good ! a little  thinking he is learning, whereas he is where the water is  uot.     If he keeps on at that he wiil; and''hands'  not learn in a thousand years.  Everybody is squealing and gibbering  rood time.      Two big   _���������_ .,   . _. _  ..., ���������......, .......  0  Squat  and get yourself wet all over  lime.picking on the littie ones.   Pretty J'N'ow your "pinch" is over  soon they get after this one.       Thev        breath and let'i  chase him along the slippery walk oui-; imagine  you  are  drowning when  the  ^ide the railing, and finally catch him. ; water gets into your ears  He screams lustily, but in the general  so terrible as it sounds  Get your  talk awhile.   Don't  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES  2545 HOWARD STREET  NEW EQUIPMENT  -     P������ONE������845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS, J  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DEtlVERS. I  Night Orders promptly attended to. I  THE STERLING DRY GOODS!  AND MILLINERY HOUSE  3218 Westminster Avenue  SPECIAL THIS WEEK  SLAUGHTER SALE OF CHILDREN'S DRESSES  Must be cleared out.  *  It is not  Even a little  slops into your nose, it is silly to make  ! a fuss.    It won't hurt you.   It takes a  lot of water to drown a person, and  and you will soon learn to eject what  gets into the nose without having to  stop swimming. Wade out just a little  further* until it is iipto> your chin,   if  you find it hard to keep your toes on  Down   down, down (you niusi always  the bottom,  it is occasion for confi -  hubbub nobody pays any attention.  "Here you go, Georgie!" the big lei -  lows bawl. Bach takes a leg and an  arm, and they swing the boy.. ''Ona���������  iwo���������three, and away you go.!" He  i'iies out into the air, and cuiues dewu  where the water is about a mile -de<y  with a crash that shatters the universa  Well rather! We make  a specialty of Baby Photographs We enjoyTphoto-  graphing them, and they  enjoy being photograph  ed, hence we get a picture tbat pleases their  parents. No "moved"  pictures leave this studio.  eoPYiu  say,1 down, down, down," in writing a -  dence  bout going under water.    One "down '  is'nt enough;   the    people    don't    get  their money's  worth),    down,    .down,  not alarm.     It snows that yon  are just, the least bit TigTuer than water, or will be as soon as you get part  of your head  submerged.     Lift  yonr  down he goes, about a foot or maybe chest, and keep  it expanded, breath -  '��������� *   '   ing with the abdominal muscles as if  ycu were singing. Stretch your arms  out to form the lei ter T. Hollow in  your back and stiff in your spinal col-  !!-nn as if you were a person of some  importance. Lean your bead back until only a little patch around your nose  and shut mouth is out of water.       Lie  two feet, and comes up bubbliug and  gasping and screeching and gargling j  The two big hulking fellows ha re  dived after him and come up along -  Mde, snorting the water out. of their  nostrils. They have followed so as u>  be on hand in case���������but 1 think u is  in bad taste to .say anything in a  swimming article abot the possibility  of accident.     Besides, only  the  oihor  Has three lasting qualities:   Perfect  Timekeeping,   beautifully finished,  mechanism and elegant  in appearance.      We   carry  Howard       Hamilton  Waltham and Elgin  Watches that are  known and  renowned the world over for their  good qualities.    Our stock is extensive  J We carry every  size from   the lady's  smallest  size to  the  23 jewel l S size  Gent's  movement.  Gi^e us a  look   tn when you  want to   talk Watch.- It will  pay you   GEO. Ii. BIGGER  WATCHMAKER and .TEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  WELFORD  alOTTXT PLEASANT  PHOTOGRAPHER  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and BROADWAY  fTORONTO|  { FURNITURE   STORE f  i  3334 Westminster Avenue.  ���������>      Beds.  Bed   Springs   and   Mat->  tresses.    Dressers    and   Stands,  A  i������~ Extension - and" Kitchen^ Tables,"  ,tt  Carpet  Squares,  Linoleums,  Oil  %  Cloth   with   leather  seats,   Easy  A  Chairs, Sofas, Crockeryware,  Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtains and Poles.  I*  \'V  M.  H. COWAN.  t  t  *-  t-  ���������:���������  #>  ���������  *  t  ���������  *  ���������  ���������  bsick.       There!    You are floating.     If;  are so hard to learn, but because you  do not go at it in the right way. Never  mind  three or four miles at a  stopping was lamenting    to    me    th  other day that he did not have a  ��������� ���������:*?���������*���������{.'?>���������������������������*?*���������*������������������'*>���������  If it  day a boy that had been under waierjyou are swimming. Keep your back-  tor twenty-five minutes was resusci -, bone stiff. Which way do you want  !. it is ready very hard .to drowti 7o go? Inshore, of course. Paddle  a person especially a boy. There is no your hands so as tn send yourself that  "going dow-a for u third time" wiihjway. Yes, you may kick with your  him.    The thirty-third sinking is    no feet,  but  gently,  gently. Powerful  more fatal than the first. Thin lad'.* strokes might start you rolling, and  tormentors swim nonv him. and though j scare you. Instinct and practice will  ihey are his_ tormentors in his iusan-3 ! ir-ach you how !o keep your balance.  '.'e-?.r he is rer.dy to clutch hold of them, j Try this lying down in the waver and  '���������Vith a heartless laugh they elude him. swimming on your back again and a -  r.d h-i finally gives up beating, the w:.- fain as long as you are not chilly,  ter into lather in the hope of betr.._c;When you begin to feel cold the les-  taken back to shore by them. He sta-.i-^ I son is over. But you have learned to  towards the steps, which at the least . swim,  calculation are as far  net Mars.    He swilows nearly half tlie  loud  , leg stroke.  He told me how he thought  now you gently paddle with your hands i  he ought to do���������kick  out until    both  A friend of mine who   swims J First    ClaSS     SHOE/Vl ,\K ������������������  time without! ING and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Wk.st.minster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  vVe guarantee our worn to be as good  as any in the city.  away as the j,Ia- j    It will probably take you some Mir  i.������^f,*"CH*^S1"*,t3>***^>-*"*"*-**^*-^? ���������  water  in  the swimming pool on  ���������^d clawing madly.  jto lepra all the strokes and to do f;,p.m  the : '���������orrf'-fly.      This  is   not  I'e^TP   ������������������������������������-,.���������  (('-snot, get at it in the righ' w  'V.  "one  legs are like the letter V. shut them  together like the blades of a pair o!  scissors! which gives a strong drive a-  liead), then draw them up sideways  like a frog, and kick out again. I  siiid, "Yes. that's the right way:" h-.n  neither of us does so unless he give<  thought to it. We get along aboi'.! --t  well making onr legs go ns if r-'imViir-  upstairs.      What's   the    odds? We  swim.  And so you can if you b^in bv  floating and .swimming on y.'mr ha'-!:.  Any time yon wish you <---.m turn and  swim on your side and breast. Or;���������'':-.-  ynu have learned that the w.tle:- will  I--or you up you cannot help swim--'  miner.  The best stock of ARMS,  AMM TNITION, CUTLERY,  and S10RTING GOODS can  be found at the store of  Chas. E. Tisdall  G13-G20 Haslivc:x F,f.  j.  X  \  rser  jH-nr  01   Choice Pot Plants  cALSO BASKETS AND TUBS AT A SACRIFXC  cAIl in first class condition.  !-*'  PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE tj-.;���������  rar.irfcBs-7������.-  '.���������...rj^iL&??,'-rJ-'*K-'r**tr&ir;2c-r:.'2'.<  s  m  IP  m  J. 4 A*  fairy  ii  I  1  III  5r5K  IS  i  '.���������"���������tot-*  lilt  15  m  i  it?  WL'-  fl  If  ill  I  m  m  p������  w  <������&  vfik  paw  IS  ������1  Ml...  It  m  P  m  11  j!  Ill  tei  m  w  its  PJrl  I'M  It* ?-'fe  ii1:.',;  wfstfpn CALL.    VANCOUVER  BRITISH COLUMBIA  We Want Your  LOCALS  ITEMS  OK  INTEREST  SEND THEM IN.  Modesty has] nothing  with the matter.   You  owe it to your friends  to announce their visit  or    your   own   social  events.  Help us to make  HOM  It helps  to Boost  WARD!  VISITING FRIENDS  are glad to have mention mach of their visit;  friends are found that  you otherwise would  have no knowledge of  being near. Besides all  this it makes the community more homelike.  ^  w^-������  rop ms a earca ������r  T*ft  m^  408 .Westm'ster Rd  FORAGE CROPS  By Arthur E. slater, B. S. A.  MILLET.  There are many varieties of millet  which may be grown either tor fodder or for hay, and which afford valuable crops for either of those purposes. Among the commoner varieties may be mentioned the Japanese  panicle, the golden wonder,    and the  will afford a good pasture during, the  hot summer months, and it continues  to grow, whilst the clover will provide feed till late in the fall. The  steers appear to relish this mixture  and about thirteen two year old steers  can be supported on ten acres. No  other food is necessary, and the animals feed on this pasture on the ex-  NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that I, John Ham-  mood, of Nelson Island, occupation  farmer, intend to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  Bands:���������  CommcucinK at a post planted at  the- South- East corner of Pre-emption  No. 2131, being about 3-4 miles in a  South Easterly direction from mouth of  perimental plots    made    an    average creek in Billings Bay (Nelson Island)  ^ v about 1-2 mile from the entrance of  bay: thence North 40 chains; thence  East 20 chains; thence South 40  chains; thence West 29 chains to stake  of commencement, containing 80 acres.  JOHN HAMMOND.  April *thv 191������.  gain of thre pounds per day. It is  a good pasture in hot, dry summer,  for the reason that the sugar cane is  well able to withstand drought. No  case of bloating has been observed  with steers pastured on this mixture.  holy terror   gold   mine. The Japanese I sheep and dairy cattle have not been  panicle has given excellent results  here and can be highly recommended.  The great value of millet lies, not so  much in its growth as a regular crop,  but as a supplement to some other  crop or as a catch crop. It is valuable for the reason, that it can be  sown late and still provide a good Tall  fodder should rain or even a backward  season have delayed the sowing of ihe  corn, and thus one does not lose a  crop.  The Japanese panicle millet will  yield about nine tons of green fodder or four tons of hay per acre. It  grows to a good height, stands up well  and is well liked by farm stock. It  must not be confused with the Japa  tried, but it should prove an equally  good food for these also, although not  suited for hogs.  CORN.  There is no douui that   corn   wn.  continue lo mud tne tirai piaue as in>;  ur.ua loru^e crop grown    ui Ontario,  i^xceueni results aie obtained troui u.  aud a heavy yield ot loader ot excei-  iuui u.Uiuit.y. jrrouabiy, however, certai-i  uuu ol tne varieties ot sorgnuiu may  utf grown to even   better   advantage  liiuu corn, in some cases and in some  localities, i. e. tne more soumern pain  oi Ontario, owing to the fact, that Uiey i���������.  can witnstand drought better and ire������  Lueretore well adapted to    the    ligiu*  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. Bain,  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation wood  dealer, intend to* apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands: Commencing at a post planted  at the north-east corner of Lot 19,  thence north 20 chains, thence west 80  :hains, thence south 20 chains, thence  east 80 chains more or less to point of  commencement.  IRVING L. BAIN.  April 18th, 1916.  nese" barnyard "millet   as has     often |sand>l *������il������ of Norfolk and the Lake  been done,  nese panicle  brown color  shiny.  The seed of the    Japa-  is     of   a dark   reddish  and is  very  smooth and  ALFALFA.  A crop the value of which is underestimated by our farmers is certainly alfalfa or lucerne. As a producer of green fodder, silage, hay or  pasture, it is most valuable.   Not only  iivie Counties; still corn is undoubted  iy better suited for the greater part or  ^ntario. i  Corn, however is not well adapted  for pasturing for the fact that it  avah.es a poor growth after it has been  once cut or eaten down.. In this respect the Early Amber Sugar Cane has  a very decided advantage owing to the  fact, that it produces a good strong  after - growth and thus is well adapted  is it perennial, occupying the ground j to pasturing. Corn, however, may be  for several years, when once a good j cut and fed green, or allowed to field  catch crop is secured, but it is also a cure and then drawn to the stable,  legume,  -and    therefore    adds    large ] and fed to good advantage.  X.AJTO ACT.  New  Westminster   Land   District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ella Deboo, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation nurse, intends  -o apply for permission to purchase the  'ollowiiig described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  .Vortheast corner of T. ������.. 20021; thence  iO chains, more or less, North; thence  SO chains, more or less, West; thence 80  chains, more or less, South; thence 80  chains, more or less Kast, to point of  jominencement, containing six hundred  ind forty /640) acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO.  Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date, April 15th,  1!U0.  I  THE    STORE  OF     QUALITY  Phone 1360  We hear a good deal about this-  store being "Too Dear." We-  challenge comparison with any  store in the eity in staple Kme������  of goods. Of course we hear  now >nd again of "Snaps."'  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class articles. All priaea-  rule alike. Call and convince  yourself.  Always a choice selection, of  fresh fruits and vegetables on  hand.  LAMONTS GROCERY  j 2243 Westminster Ave.  Near Corner 7th  I  ������������������������������<  NAFFZINOEH t DtlERR  BELT LINE BROKERAGE  63 Broadway, E.      Phone 576 1  Choice Lots in South Vancouver, ������'  $800 and up.  quantities of nitrogen to the soil, and  when fed with corn silage helps to  make the latter much more valuable  because of the protein or nitrogenous  matter which it adds.  SOIL.  i.41falfa will not thrive on wet, Moid  heavy soils.     The soil  must be well  draained, and if there be a slimy subsoil so much the better.     It must be  deep and   well   worked,     free   from 1  weeds and weed seeds if a good catcii  is to be secured. A good, deep, friable 1  clay loam is the best ��������� not too heavy. I  It. must be fertile, because the crop is I  going to occupy the land   for   many  years in most cases.  SEEDING.  If the land has never grown Alfalfa  before, inoculate or treat the seed  with the culture or bacteria of alfalfa  before seeding. This can be secured  from the bacteriological departmeat  of the Ontario Agricultural College,  with full instructions as to using it,  etc. Sow about twenty pounds of  seed per acre, together with about one  bushel of spring wheat or barley, as  a nurse crop. Cut the grain early so  as to give the alfalfa a good chance.  Do not pasture or cut it the first fall,  but allow it to make a good staud.  The next year it may be cut for hay,  and then grown for a rop of seed, or  it. may be pastured. Never pasture  Slfalfa too closely at first, as it is liable  to kill out.  ALFALFA SILAGE.  Alt'afa makes an excellent silage to  be mixed with the corn, about one  load of alfalfa to every three loads of  corn. Simply cut it and blow it in  the silo by means of a blower. The  protein of the alfalfa will balance up  ���������be carbonhydrates of the corn, and  thus make a far more valuable food.  CHOICE OF SEED.  No belter seed can be sown than  'he best Ontario - grown seed that can  be secured. Insist on clean, pure  seed, however, free from weed seeds  or oilier clovers. Sow only plump,  bright - colored seed.  PEAS AND OATS.  For a mixture, pens and oats will  be found to give excallcnt results, one  and a half bushel of oats to one bushel  of peas. A large yield per acre of an  excellent quality is obtained. If preferred, instead of being used as a  green fodder, it can be cut and made  intoihay or winter use.  An important point to remember is  that corn, almost more than all other  crops, responds very well to manuring,  j'ihe land can not be made too rich io  produce large crops of fodder corn.  Further, it wants heat and moisture  to produe it quickly, &il of which  conditions can usually be met to produce good crops, to cut green. Few  varieties and only a few localities,  however, will fully mature their seed.  The soil should be rich, deep and  friable. Au average clay loam well  supplied with organic matter is excellent. Light, sandy soils   had betters  land Act  Take notice that I, W. J. Pascoe, of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation Broker, in-  cend to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at"the  N'orth-west corner of District Lot 14U5,  on the Kast shore of Howe Sound, thence  Last 20 chains; thence North 40 chains;  chence Kast 20 chains; thence North 40  chains; thence West 20 chains, more or  less, to the shore line: thence Southwesterly, following the meander of said  shore line. 80 chains, more or less, to  point of commencement, containing 160  acres, more or less.  WILLIAM JOHN PASCOE.  February 4th. 1910.  ���������1  ASKE HALL  1540  Fifth Ave., West,  FOR  REISTT  Private Dances.    General Meetings  PHONE L&R 2364  GEO.  ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  be seeded to sorghum rather than  corn, or else be first enriched and  humus added to them. Muck or  swamp soils have usually given excellent results, and are advised by  good many farmers. Usually fall  ploughing is the best, as more moisture is retained, a compact seed bed  ::ecured, weeds germinated and killed,  and a better chance given for the  land to warm up in the spring than  if it be spring - ploughed. When fall  ploughing is followed *farmyard manure should be applied at the same  time. Iu dry light soils fresh strawy  manure should not be applied in tlie  spring, beause it will tend to make the  soil too loose and open and the manure  will not readily decay.  "When corn i3 sown alone it should  be harrowed at least two or three  times untiLit is_four to six inches high,  i'ollowed by one or two horse cultivator or scuff Ier till it begins to tassel,  when cultivation should cease. Cultivate, deep at first, gradually becoming  shallower to avoid cutting the roots.  VARIETIES.  For fodder purposes  sweet  corn is  ! considered by many as the best kind.  The mammoth sweet can be highly recommended  as good yielder    of    fair  quality.     (Among non - sweet fodder  corn Henderson's Eureka variety has  given excellent results at the Ontario  Agriculture College as a heavy yielder  and is considered as one of the very  best of  the  large  varieties  of foddor  corn. One of the   very    earliest   varieties is the sterling white dent,  ant1  it is very well    suited    lo    the    more  northern districts ��������� as it can be grown j  farther north in   the    Province    thanj  nearly all tlie other varieties of   dent j  corn.      The  Henderson's    Eureka,   is!  suitable on some, of the very warmest i  soils in the extreme southern part of j  Ontario. I  THE.  Acme Plumbing 1 Heatiug fit  Tor Estimates on Plumbing  HOT AIR OR WATER HEATING  HTuinraifHigimi-i-..iif hibiii������it      mi. j  'tiwn L^i���������r-t   ^iT-f' W"TT���������WIHW  PHONE  5545  |   319 Broadway E      Vancouver  XI  AN  ANNUAL  Very   frequently  4ve  PASTURE,  our  farmers    nsk  them   a good summer  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  what wil  pasture    that can  be  pastured  about |non  the middle of June   till away   on   in j 0,11V a  the   rail.      Many mixtures  have   been  tried, and    one,  that  Professor  C.   A.  SORGHUM.  Sorghums   are  usually  divided  two c'aKses:  saccharine, or those  tainiug a large amount of sugar.  into  con-  and  sacharine,  or  those containing  relatively small amount. Some  of the non - saccharine sorghums however,  contain a ' fair    proportion    of  Zavit:; has found to give^ excellent results, and that is advised strongly, is  the folowing: ��������� Oats, 51 lb .: early  amber r-ugar cano. 30 lbs.: common  red clover, 7 tbs. This gives a total ol  SS lbs. per acre.     The oats and sugar  i sue  The sorghums are more particular/  suited to warmer, drier conditions, and  can withstand drought better than  fO'-n. For thi s reason, there is but  little doubt, that they may prove a va-  FKONB O571 COR.  of fodder of excellent, quality,  amber sugar cane may be used  excellent summer pasture, and  discussed under the headin;  nual Summer Pasture!. When grazed-  down it at once grows again, thus!  differing from corn. It drips ber.* un-j  der dry conditions, when the summer',  temperatvire is warm. and 'b.'--]  rainfall scanty, and in some sections \  in Ontario there is little d<>ubt Vut;  that sugar fane 'runs corn a c'.'o:o;  rival. The tivi va'-ia;ies re.-'n-!!!:^'"'"1  ed most highly are the early amber,  sugar cane and the early Minnesota [  sugar corn.  WE: T.UiNSTER AVE. and FRONT Sy  Ear!;-   It should    be   remembered,    howevl  as an   L|iat sugar   cane   will also   respond j  vviii V   readily as does corn to liberal mam]  "  *" a~   ing .-;nd-therefore    that    the    plan  growing   the cane on poor, unfertile  soil,  as  is often done,  is undesiral  :u,i a::wise.  c::ce are mixed together and sown jbinble fodder crop for the more south-  from the grain box of the seed drill.!em parts of the province on the light  the clover being sown at the same ' dry sandy soils to be found there,  time from the grass box in front. Tho The sweet or saccharine sorghums  oats will afford a good early pasture, or sugar canes, which are the on-.!s  provided they are prevented from best suited for fodder purposes becoming into head, by being kept eaten cause of the large amount of sugar  down. The early amber    sugar    cane they contain, produce a large amount resembles that   of   corn   very closely.  *  I The non - saccharine sorghums str-!i  as Kaffir corn, broom corn. Mills m*i !/.���������-.������  etc., have not been discussed here.  ! The preparation of the land, seeding,  cultivation,  etc..  of  sugar    c:no  "I know you don't want   to   go  .'���������'.-.��������� - ;. iliil;..'"   -:;!;]  the    parent,    "  I's a cross everybody has to take  ���������it's a duty you ewe to your seai.  master, who has got to make a livij  1 i'eit just like you do about it,  ������������������'���������:���������]���������   uia.me down, and collared  and shod me, and strapped a shirt  me. and fired me whole into the mi|  die of a schoolroom."  m  ml CHURCHES  Baptist  TPLEASANT   Baptist Ohurcb-  Cor- 10th Ave. and Quebec St.  [ Bbv. S. Everton, B. A., rascur.  25013th Avenue. East.  [eaohing Services^ll a. m.  and 7:3o  >m.   Sunday School at 2:80 p. m  ;-.T.- P. U.���������Monday, 8 p.m.        Methodist  I"   T. PLEASANT OHRCH.���������.  Corner Tenth are. and Ontatlo  brvioes���������PreachiDg at 11 a. m and a  |7:00 p. m.      Sunday School and Bibl  ZJlaes at 2:30 p. m.  , iBav. W. Lashlf.y Hall, B.A.B.D  IV                                             Pastor.  Parsonage 128 Eleventh avenue. we������r Tei>  hone 31)24.   Presbyterian  T. PLEASANT Church���������  Corner Ninth ave. aud Quebec st.  [Sinday Services���������Public worship at  111 a. iu aud 7 :00p.m ; Sunday schoo  I and Bible Class at 2:30 p. ui.; Mon  ������A>Y���������Christian Endeavor at 8:00p. a>  , Wbdnesday���������Prayer Meeting at 8:0*  |ip. -m. Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. W. Woodside, M. A.,  |es..l70.Niuthave. W       Tel. BK94S.    PastOJ  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cot. We!ton and 26th.   Oue block   ca.->  of Westminster Ave.  IRVIOBS���������Sunday 11:00 a. ni. aud 7:8>  | p. ui     Sunday School 2:80.  pedut&day���������Piayer meeting 8:00 p. m  Rev. J. H. C&MeRON, B. A.,  fotdenue Cor. Quebec and 21st. Pastoi  PL  Anglican  IT. MICHAELS���������  Corner 9th ave. and Prinie Kdward   i  JtRYiCEs���������Morning Prayer at 11 a. u  |aud Evensong at 7:80 p. ui. each Sun  lay. Holy Communion on first hu<  llbird Sundays iu each mouth aftei  Thloruiug Pruyer, aud on second au<  Ifonrtu Suud>"-8 at S :00 p.   ni.      Sun  Jay .School at 2:80 p.m.  Rkv. G. H. Wjlsox, Rector  pciory. Cor. Ave. Sth and Prince Edward St.  Telephone LiiMit.  IfcM'itAi, aAfildfUhUKUii-  Comer Tenth Ave. and Laurel St.  Prvices -Preaching at   11  a.m.   an.  1:30 p.m   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m  ������v P. Clifton Parker, M. A ,  ll th JUe.W  PaBtot  iLatter DayjSaints  (EORGAN1ZED Church of Christ-  837 Ninth avenue east.  SWJCB56���������Every Sunday evening at ^  frclook.   Sunday school at 7 o'clock  ���������rayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 p? m  .1. S.Rainey, Elder.  LODGES  indent Orqer of Oddfellow >  m  TT. PLEASANT Lodge No. 1H.  Meetsevery Tuesday at 8 p.  t. O. O. F. Hall Westminster ave.  Jt. Pleasant. Sojourning brethrei  ordia-lly invited to attend,  jpnmpbeil. Noble Grand, Adela P. O  Bouglas, Vice Graud, 26th & Westr  T>s Seweij., 'Rec. Sec. 48i "tu ave. e.  M������va| Orange Lodge  . PLEASANT L. O. L. No. l������fe  MoetB the 1st and 3d Thursday oi  each month at 8 p. m , ������  the K. of P Hall.  All     visiting   Rretlirw  ewrdially welcome.  John Coville, W. M  ������������l������th ave. ������'.  N. E. Lougheed, Secy  725 17th ave., VV.  Independent Order foresters  )URT VANCOUVER   No.   1328  Meets 2d aud 4tlh Mondays of eacl  anth at 8 p. ui., in the  Oddfe'lows  ill, Mt. Pleasant.     Visiting breth-  always welcome.  H. Haxkiks, Cihdef Ranger  M. J. Crehas, Rec. Sec.  837 Princess street. CitT  >Pengelly, Financial Secretary.  2S7 Kteycovtb ������venue cas  [Piano Tuning  ixpert R^epair L Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  tc your orders at the Western Call  =a\  :arly Rose,  Gold Coin and  Burba nk  .SEED POTATOES  I W. KEITH  jadway and Westminster Road  Also large stock of  rden Seeds  Lawn Grass  Poultry Supplies  &c.  AND  House  B  0  u  G  H  T  FORCASH  We Sell  RIGHT!  We have a  variety in the  house necessities.  rattan chairs  kitchen furniture  bedroom fvi tings  garden chairs a  You  connot  afford to miss our  values.  f. L  Ballard  1024 Westminster Ave.  ROSSO JAP/  CONVENTION  Russia and Japan have entered into  a convention lor their mutual advantage and protection in Manchuria. This  diplomatic instrument has been signed  by the Russian Ambassador at St. Petersburg. It is intended to be supplementary to the convention of 1%',  whicii was itself a sequel to the treaty  of Portsmouth, by which the Russo -  Japanese war was brought to a close  in 1005. As that war was the culmination of a struggle between the two  powers for the control of the Chinese  province of Manchuria and the inde -  pendent empire of Corea, it is interesting to note the progress of events  since the war.  When the struggle besan Corea was  for a time the area of conflict, buc it  was speedily cleared of Russian    in -  fluence, and then the theatre of   war  was transferred to Manchuria,    of    a  large part of which Russia was at that  time in vv-fual possession.    A branch  of the Siberian Railway, of which Hit.  I eastern terminus was at Vladivostok,  ' ran southerly to Pert Arthur.        The  Russians after several defeats on land  were forced northward, Port    Arthur  being left to defend itself against     a  Japanese besieging army that ultimate-  ; ly cap1iv-������i it.        The close of the war  I found the i w-^ "-mies facing each other  : at Mul'den, and ' ve treaty of   Ports -  mouth left in the hands of the Japanese the portion of the railway south -  wnrd to Port Arthur, and in the hand-  of the Russians all that was left of it  to the main line.  During the past two years Japan has  been bringing pressure to bear on Chi-  j na. to secure her consent to improve-  I ment. of the Manchuria Railway for  I commercial traffic, and in this she has  been successful; but China's demand  that the integrity of her territory must  be safeguarded has been endorsed by  the European powers and the United  States. It. may be taken for granted  therefore, that this neW convention  "oes no farther than it purports to go;  securing the maintenance of the status  quo as determined by previous agreements between Russia, Japan, and  "hina. It. may be taken for ^ranted  also that it leaves unimpaired the"open  door" privilege China was constrained  years ago to concede to all foreign nn-  tions on the principle of equality "of  opportunity.  In this connection the most interesting aspect of the situation is the wry  in which China Is said to be develop-  'ng industrially. If the acounts given  ���������ecently of her'progress in manufart-  uring, In railway construction, and in  ~hip-building are not exaggerated, she  vill soon be able to look after her own  >te^ests to some purpose. Four ji-w-  Ired millions of people make a .'or -  midable enemy under any conditions,  but China is a very self-contained  country in the matter of natural resources, and her formidableness wi'l  increase as her civilization improves.  \11 that seems necessary is time. snrt  M-e pr-wT's will probably see that she  ?-(?1������ thnf. Meaiwlii'e .T^rvn is tin -  nexing Corea and thus becoming a  continental power.  POINTED AND  POINTLESS  ./ ���������-   "What are those queer noises?" asked the stranger who was crossing the  rustic bridge.      . ���������     *  "Bullfrogs, mister," elucidated the  freckled lad on the rail.  "H'm! And are they croaking 'Jug-  er-rum' like they always do?  "No sir, they couldn't croak 'Jug-er-  rum, here.   This ia a prohibition state.  He had run up a small bill at the village store, and went to pay it, first  asking for a receipt.  The proprietor grumbled and com -  plained it was to small to give a re -  ceipt for. It would do just as well, he  said, to dress the account off, and so  drew a diagonal line accross the page.  "Does that settle it?" asked the  customer.  "Sure."  "An ye'll niver be asking for it a -  gain?"  "Certainly not."  "Faith thin," said the other cooly,  "an* I'll keep me money in me pocket."  'But I can rub that out," said the  storekeeper.  "I thought so," said the customei  dryly. " Maybe ye'll givin' me a receipt now.    Here's yer money."  Todgers���������Ah, Count, allow me to introduce you to &$r. Saton.;  Count���������It ees a great pleasure to  meet a musician like you. monsieur. I  hear zat you and your family play ae  music.  Saton���������Me? Why, I don't know anything about music.  Count���������Non? Zey tell me all round  zat you play second fiddle to your  wife!  Shopman( to boy who has asked for  a penn'orth of pills)���������Do you want  them in a box? Boy���������Yuss, o' course.  Think I'm goin' to roll them 'onie.  A MODERN TEXT-BOOK.  Teacher���������I see in your new gram -  mar the appendix is about five times  as long as the first part of the book.  Publisher���������Oh, yes! The first part  : contains the rules, and the appendix  the exceptions to the rules.  Night was approaching and the rain  was coming down faster and faster.  The traveller dismounted from his  horse and rapped at the door of the  one farmhouse he had struck in a five  mile stretch of travelling. No one  came to the door.  As he stood on the doorstep the wa-  collar.  He rapped again. Still no answer.  He could feel the stream of w ater  coursing down his back. Another spell  of pounding, and. finally the red head  of a lad of twelve was stuck out of the  second story.  "Watcher want?" it asked.  "I want to know if I can stay here  overnight," the traveller answered  testily.  The red - headed lad watched the  man for a minute or two before answering.  J    "e kin for all of me," he finally answered, and then closed the window.  The butler and the gardener were interested in the doings of the household,  as butlers and gardeners should be.  London "Opinion" reports the following conversation between them:        *  Said the butler, "Have you heard the  gov'nor's bought a new Velasquez?"  "Has he that?" inquired the gardener. "Wot's he going to do with this  old car, then, sellit?"  Rita (looking at photc)���������"Oh, yes.  he's handsome enough, but he's an awful bounder."  Stella���������-What did he do?"  Rita���������"Did'nt I tell you? He mado  an awful fuss with me one season, and  then asked me if I thought that dad  would object to him as a son-in-law.  I said no. I thought not, and he went,  away and proposed to my sister."  "McGoozler, the first baseman is put-  tin' up a big holler because baseball  players are slaves."  "Is he?   What's his salary?"  "Thirty-five hundred."  "Well if he quits being a slave he has  j his old profession to fall back on."  "What's that?"  "Washine bottles in a pop factory at  i seven a week."  BENEFITS RESULTING.  Many benefits result from the judicious growth of forage crops. As has  'been, stated, their great value is to supplement the pasture, which for many  reasons may be poor and scanty. They  are also of considerable value as catch  crops, and thus enable the farmer to  utilize his land. For instance, if for  some reason the corn crop is a failure,  tbe land may be ploughed, and millet  or rape sown, and a crop of good fodder  be produced suitable for feeding, tbe  same fall. Then more cattle^, can be  ' ept. the land enriched and weeds lept  down owing to the frequent cultivation  or preparation of the land, and a large  imount of green manuring may be  done thus increasing the humus in the  soil and adding to its water holding  power.  J  At the height of their nightly quar-  '-el the other day Mrs. Blank choked  back a sob and said reproachfully.  "I was reading one of your old let ���������  ters to-day, James, and you said in it  that you would rather live in endless  torment with me than in bliss by yourself."  "WeH I got my wish and I am ti.k-  :ng my medicine."  "You have been with your firm :t  "->ng time?" said a man to his old  shool-fellow.  "Yes." answered his friend, with    a  patient expression of countenance.  "What's your position 1"  "I am an employee."  "Yes," but wh?.t do you do?"  "Well I am a doer and the others are  'e^e-s.     It's like this.      When     th.-3  guvnor wants something done, he tellrj  ���������"vj cashier  and the cashier tells the  bookkeeper,  and  the bookkeeper tells  me.   I do it  TO OUR READERS!  By special arrangement we offer you a great  opportunity to read  aChantecler,,  ���������--'.������  EDMOND ROSTAND'S wonderful "Chantecler" is the dramatic sensation  of the world. In it Rostand proves himself to be one of the greatest dramatists of all times. 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STREET *"������ ^x^j/.-y^^'^A������>xr.  pt t;:i.?,.h<;',a ������ ;sv;HVj-  iiWAWilsaH'Ssi  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  k  m  l5V  h  J*  i  1  3 &>fi  to  II-  n  si.  m  E*  >>5  S     [  Y   rl  J  !i -'  ,4  ���������f  THE WORLD'S  MONEY SUPPLY  PACIFIC COAST FIRE  INSURANCE COMPANY  "'.Monetary Times."  Every now and again we become enthusiastic over the prospect that New  York, is soon to he the financial center  of the world. Then som estartliug  episode, like the panic of 1907, reminds  its that England and France are yet  the great investing nations. Nothing  could illustrate this more clearly, says  The World's Work, New York, than  the simple fact that the American bond  market a little while ago turned upon  the success of failure of negotiations  to sell in Paris nearly, if not quite,  $100,000,000 worth of American railroad bonds. Already this year some  ��������� scores of millions of dollars of our  bonds have gone to Paris; and the  English buyers have taken from our  markets $107,000,000 worth of securi-  ��������� ties in the first four months of the  ;year.  Again, more than $9,000,000 a month  -was subscribed by the English from  January to May for American enterprises other than railroads; and about  $2,500,000 came from England to take  away American city bonds and stocks,  to build our streets, to equip our fire  departments���������to help us live.  Yet, not one out of ten American investors owns or ever did own, any security that represented anything outside of the United States. Even the  bonds of Japan, brought here by our  own bankers, were never scattered  ���������widely; and we have less than $200,-  000,000 in all Canada.  This is something to think about.  In one small country whose center is  London, investors in 1909 subscribed  for securities worth $1,070,000,000.  Nearly every dollar of it went to work,  either in the peaceful pursuits of Bri- R   H   Duke.[ Gen. Manager  The semi-annual statement of this  strong home company has just been  published and shows that remarkable  progress has been made during the  past six months. The following points  in the statement are worthy of notice:  The Assets have increased from  $?������00,47t>.08' to $491,744.00, a gain of  $191,268.92. The surplus to policy  holders has increased from $206,804.85  to $412,S90.75, a gain of $206.0S5.90.  The Security to policy holders has increased from $424,990.60 to $698,401.90,  a gain of $26S,411.30. The paid up capital has increased from $167,040.00 to  $287,881.97, a gain of $120,841.97, while  tlie subscribed capital has increased  from $310,000.00 to $504,100.00, a gain  of  $194,100.00.  As has already been announced the  Directors have authorized an increase  of the capital to $1,000,000.00 and the  new issue, which is now on the market is being rapidly subscribed.  The solidity and success of every  business organization are determined  by the spirit and personality of the  men who control its affairs and in this  respect the "Pacific Coast Fire" is no  exception as reference to the following  names will show that the Board of  Directors, which is one of the very  strongest in Canada, is composed of  Western men each of whom has made  a remarkable success in his own business. These names are, in themselves,  a guarantee of the stability and permanency of the Company.  Officers and Directors.  Thomas T. Langlois  President  David H. Wilson, M.D Vice-Pres.  George J. Telfer Treasurer  F. H. Godfrey Secretary  tish commerce, or out on the firing-1  lines in Canada, the United States, j  South America, or Asia���������where the armies of commerce fight wars of conquest. We are not the only people  under the sun, and the long-accumulated and well-managed wealth of England is simply prodigious in comparison with our smaller, newly-acquired  capital.  TEAM WORK.  A man stopping at a .country hotel  complained to the landlady the next  morning that he had fleas in his room.  "Fleas?" repeated the landlady indignantly. "I haven't a single flea in  my house."  The opera was "Trovatore."  "Tho, I no more hold thee,  Yet is thy name a spell,"  "No," said the man. "I believe that���������j said the bcsso of   the   prima  W. H. Mllkin  E. H. Crandell  Wm. Henderson  Hon. R. McBride  M. P. Thompson  David  Spencer  H. Carstens,  J. W. Home  R, P."McLennan  Geo. Martin  D. R. Dingwall  J. B. Mathers  Jas. Romsey  Geo. Ward  CANADIAN AND  MEXICAN TRADE  .While Canadian financial interests  are well represented in Mexico, Canada has not cultivated there a very  large trade. During the past year a  great number of commercial representatives of British and Canadian houses  visited the British consul, Mr. H. W.  Wilson, who recently reported on the  trade of Tampico. Manufacturers are  evidently beginning to appreciate, he  says, the fact that Mexican trade- is  well worth trying to secure, and the  thorough way iu which some of these  commercial travellers have prepared  for their first trip to Mexico does great  credit to houses that they represent.  Some of the catalogues and price lists  leave little or nothing to be desired.  These catalogues are printed in both  English and Spanish; besides the net  and gross British weights and cubic  measurements the metric equivalents  are also given.  The demand for goods of a much better quality than formerly is very noticeable; the show windows of most  of the large retail shops exhibit a  class of goods far superior to the  stocks that were generally kept on  hand a few years ago. The improved  quality of goods is chiefly noticeable  in the dry goods and hardware trade,  but hat and shoe stores also show a  marked improvement in the quality of  goods offered for sale.  The value of Canada's imports at the  port, of Tampico in 190 was ������6,670; in  1908, ������15,423; and last year, ������11,069.  During the past year there has been  a marked falling-off in the trade of the  Tampico Consular district. The primary cause can be traced back to the  financial crisis of 1908; importers and  retail merchants have greatly reduced  their stocks, and only such goods' have  been imported from abroad as .were  actually required.  WORKMEN'S    COMPENSATION  INQUIRY.  Sis William Ralph Meredith, chief  justice of the common pleas division  of the high court of justice, Ontario,  has been appointed by the Provincial  government a commissioner, tp inquire  into workmen's compensation. His  duties are outlined as follows: ���������  1. To enquire and report as to the  laws relating to the liability of em-;  ployers to make compensation to their  employees for injuries received in the  course of their employment which are  in force in other countries, and as to  how far such laws are found to operate  satisfactorily.  2. To make such recommendations  as he may deem expedient for enacting  in this province any of the provisions  of such laws which he may deem suited to the circumstances and conditions  of the province and proper to be  adopted.  3. To cause to be prepared and to  report a bill, embodying such changes  in the law as in his opinion should be  adopted.  Sir J. Whitney stated that the Cabinet decided in favor of a single commissioner, as they believe the object  will be better served by the selection  of a capable man, as has been done  in this case.  "It has been the practice heretofore  in cases of a more or less similar  nature, to appoint as commissioners  representatives of antagonistic views,  but we are convinced that better results will follow from the plan we have  adopted.  "It goes without saying that the  subject is one of the greatest importance to the community as a whole,  and we hope to be in a position to originate legislation that will be satisfactory from every point of view."  I  Obituary  I  donna.  Til  wager  they're  all   married,  with j And it was.   Her name was Sophronia  large  families."  i Czechlinskiwicz.  The Misses Maud and Lulu Sherman  of West Toronto, are spending their  holidays with Mrs. Edgerton, corner  Twenty-fifth avenue and Valentine  street, Hillcrest.  The people of Mt. Pleasant should  see to it they patronize home industries.���������We are aware of one firm "who  are withdrawing on account of lack  in sympathy.    This should not be.  Ikeep out  1the flies  * .   I A   SCREEN   DOOR   rightly  ! placed is a blessing.     Are  | you blessed?  * -       t WE HAVE THE BEST OF SCREEN  % DOORS AND WINDOWS - - MEAT  % SAFES.     AU the blessings for the  % housewife.  I  I W. R. OWEN  I Successor to J. A. FLETT. Mt. Pleasant  $ 2337 Westminster Ave. Phone 447  WE ARE  Mt. PleasantSpecialist  09  I  VANCOUVER  BUNGALOW  DESIGNED BV N. E. 10UGHEED  ~" .W flewr/oAr -������  MRS. CORDELIA TURNER.  On Sunday morning the eath occurred at her family residence, 720  8rh avenue west. Deceased was 40  years of age and leaves to mourn her  loss H >'\-i  i husband  and  four  children. The funeral took place on  Tuesday morning at. 10 a. m. The  floral offerings were many and beautiful. The pall bearers were Messrs.  Samuel Allen, John Smith, Levi Han-  fly and John Johnston. The Rev. C.  C. Owen of Christ's Church officiated.  ���������    *    ������  ROBERT IMRIE.  Died at Silverdale on Saturday last.  Ke was 28 years of age, and employed  on the Empress of India as an engineer. The remains were brought to  to Green and Simpson's parlors and  the funeral was held from their chapel  on Tuesday at 3 p. m. The Rev. Dr.  Frazer officiated.  The funeral of the late Louis St.  Vissier was held from Greene and  Simpson's chapel on July 17th under  the auspices of the Ind. Order of Oddfellows.  The Modern Bungalow is the most popular style of residence. We make a  specialty of putting up these homes. Our plans and methods of financing make it  possible for you to secure a home with a minimum outlay of cash. Besides here is  a decided advantage in building a home according to your own ideas. We endeavor  to embody all the newest features consistent with moderate cost in all our designs.  If you contemplate building we will be pleased to give you the benefit of our experience. We find invariably that those who have consulted us in this regard have accepted our suggestions and favored us with their business.  The plan explains itself and can be finished in any modern style at a cost varying  from $1600 to $2500. The original is situated in Kitsilano and may be seen at any  time.  Lougheed & Coates  PHONE 1S06.  633 PENDER STREET, WEST.  HOY.   TO  SLEEP  OUT   DOORS.  An enthusiastic advocate of out-of  door sleeping in all weathers and under all conditions���������Bailey Millard���������  writes on how to do it in the "Technical World Magazine." City life, with  its sedentary occupations, is degenerating the race and in out-of-door  sleeping Mr. Millard sees a practical  remedy for it.  One chilly evening up at Lake Hopat-  cong, in the New Jersey highlands, a  number of people were lolling about  in the hotel sitting-room before a big  blazing log fire. Edwin Markham,  author of "The Man with the Hoe,"  was there, talking poetry with some  literary-minded new-comer.  "Well it's about bedtime," said one  pale city man, "and a mighty cold  night, too. This is the kind of night  when I pity those who have to sleep  outside."  "Pity me then," said Markham.  "Why so?" said the man curiously.  "You don't have to sleep out, do you,  Mr. Markham?'  "No, I don't have to," was thd poet's  nuiet reply. "But I do." Then he explained that during his annual six  months' stay up at the lake he always  slept out on the open veranda of his  cottage, no matter what the weather.  "Quite a good many do that nowadays, you know," said Markham. "It  seems that people are just beginning  to discover that they have lungs and  that their lungs have to be fed as well  as their stomachs."  Yes, a good many people are discovering that it pays to sleep out of  doors and the pity of it is that so many  have waited until they have no lungs  to speak of before making the discovery. Bnt now in this year nineteen hundred and ten there is what  I came near calling a wave of interest  in outdoor sleeping, but perhaps it  may only be a wavelet. In certain  communities this wavelet has rolled  tip into a sort of fad, and it is spreading out and rolling higher month by  month, so that in the course of time  it will doubtless become a strong,  husky breaker that shall sweep away  our indoor maladies.   For where out-  (ti'lAA Buys a Home on ScottSt. closcj  *P *������"U to Broadway, good terms. B<  quick about this.  d* i'lCABuys a 6 room modern home,  *|rt������Ov block from Westminster ave.  Close in, full lot and good terms.  2650 Buys a 5 roomed Bungalow]  $400 cash and balance very easy.  See about this  <fr 270ft **uys a l!ew * roomed Cottagij  *pO I Uv Modern and finished througl  out f irstclass. This is a bargain. Good term]  $500 Cash, balance easy buys a]  6 Room New Modern Home 1  block from car- Price $2900  Be quick if you want tnis  IMPERIAL  INVESTMENT CO. ITI  JAS. U. tOUQHCED, Mgr.  AVE Phone 34:  over a wooden frame and tack it do^  and it it surprising that, considerij  their cheapness, more run-down.  door sleeping has once become, a fad  it soon becomes a fixed habit.   No one  who thoroughly enjoyed his bed in the  open, night after night and summer  and winter, ever willingly relinquishesvous people do not avail themselT1  it and is generally eager to get back ot this opportunity for vital renoj  to  it.     And   here  are  some   of  the  reasons:  Tbe sweet feeling of naturalness and  bodily well-being.  Freedom from insomnia, for which  outdoor sleepmg is an absolute specific.  The wonderful recuperative and vitalizing processes of which one quickly  reaps the benefit, even though at first  badly run down in physique.  The consciousness of escape from  conditions that hamper if they do not  actually threaten human life.  Immunity from colds and the diseases they engender.  Mr. Millard believes that among  the people who sleep out doors are  to be found the happiest people in the  wond���������happiest because their nerves  are steadiest, because they have more  physical resistance to heat and cold  and, most of all, because night after  sit beside an open window and the  upper part of the couch be covered by  the tent which fits tightly against the  casement at one  end  and  does  not  abmit the cold air to the rest of the  bedroom.    In   this   way  many  sleep  out of doors in their Own bedchambers  and get the full benefit of the pure  outside air summer and winter.  Fresh-air  tubes   running  from  the  window to the head of the bed and  fitting tightly down all about it, are  also  employed.    These  tubes  are  of  canvas and are about the diameter of  an apple barrel.   They may be made  of a length to admit of ulacing the bed  in any desired porition in the room.  The  window  tents  and  tubes   are  easily   constructed   by   any   amateur  carpenter   who   can   Btretch   canvas  tion and recuperation. For the neil  there is nothing like the open air,]  penally the cold air of winter, wl  all medical men agree is the best t������i  known and the most powerful of ]  tissue-building agents.  One advantage of out-of-door sle  ing pointed out by Mr. Millard is  thereby the number of sleeping he  may be reduced.   Six or seven he  sleep   outside   is   the equivalent  much    longer   period    in-doora.  coming of summer should give m|  people an opportunity to commenc  delightful and beneficial habit,  night they revel in that, large elem]  al joy, that real animal content, wl  the shepherds of the hills know w|  they he dofn beside their flocks.  Sleeping balconies are easily arnl  ed.   For $200 or $300 you may m  an upper story on your back pej  roof it over, screen the sides and  canvas curtains to let down whel  rains or blows too hard.   Most sil  ing balconies are boarded up al]  ound about three feet from the  so as to shut out the view of  airy bed from the kindow across  way.    The   dressing   and  undres  are usually done in an inside r\  so as not to make .-em a neighbor  affair, and also to prevent v.v.'hv  posure to cold in the winter time.  ihose who have sought to cut  the  expenses  of   their  slc-eni^g  conies have in some cases mode  just  large  enough  for  the   ^e^  which they crawl from a door or  dow, and still others have resort'  a  device  known  as  a  win do w  which is so arranged that the bed


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