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 j-*3t*������a^3Jtfl3^Vtft j.WS^SSi-u^ra^^tJisar.* raic������JUi=u---������������i*t'u������=wau=������MAWi������  **     *���������   ft "* " *7   '  ^w?<",~''v  Fs^'  (I  V  v J>  "^4Sror>iA, s. cr  - -, v  ARE YOU ON OUR LIST?  r������s  %  *'/  NO! WHY ?  %  V  SUBSCRIPTION $1 A YEAR  IN ADVANCE .  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, AUG.  19,   1910.  No. 16  HERE AND THERE  V BADEN POWELL.  Vancouver has been honored with a visit from one of the best-  known and most popular generals of the British Army, in the person of Lieut-General Baden Powell.  At the Canadian Club luncheon the general gave an intensely  interesting and practical address on the subject of the "Boy." A  subject, by the way, which he is peculiarly adapted to treat, being  the originator of the "Boy Scout" movement. In describing the  underlying, principles of the movement the General spoke of those  "little urchins," and said it was the aim of those who were in  ������������������charge, to make these "urchins" into good, strong, healthy characters, not'by a process of military drill, but rather by teaching the  boys to be useful and kind, one rule of a scout's life being that he  must do some one a kind, helping act each day of his life. They  used the most attractive methods iu training the boys by milking  as far as possible the .work to be done in the form of games. The  great object continually held out to the boys was the life and ex-  | ample of the pioneers. The scout was a " frontiersman.'' Comradeship is the great principle above all that is inculcated into the life  and character of a "scout." .  Another feature in the training of a scout, is teaching him as  many handicrafts as he.'will learn. This is not taught directly, b;iit  he is* encouraged to acquire them by giving him a badge for every  "���������handicraft, he,, can- qualify in by an examination set for him. Six  ^badges will qualify a boy for a special badge. Ten makes him a  "King's Scout," and twenty-five badges elevates him to the rank  of the "Silver Wolf," "and this," said the General, is the great  ambition of all scouts." '  Every boy must have some religious convictions but no set rule  Eis made, but the great principle,of comradeship is imperative.   The  | boys are also taught various life-saving means, such as swimming,  ;fire-drilJ, first help to tlie wounded, etc.   Already-'130 medals have  j been given for life-saving efforts which called for the actual'risking  jiof the boy's life, besides hundreds of certificates.  Soldiering is discouraged, unless the boy wishes it. All drill is  jjfor discipline only, such as firemen's drill, or police drill, having  [the objeet of .training them tp obedience and unity.  The General closed his address'.with a strong appeal for Ihe boy,  hirging his hearers to interest themselves in the boy, his likes and  Mislikes, and to make provision for his proper education. Technical  [education was useless and abortive unless supported by a sound  finihd, healthy body and clean character.  The address was received with marked enthusiasm, and gave  fthose who were fortunate to hear it a new vision of the possibilities  fof the "Scout Movement."  TRANSPORTATION.  .. One feature of the Exhibition was the exceedingly' poor transportation facilities. It W-as"'next to impossible to get to the fair  grounds on Tuesday afternoon. The B. C. Electric claim to have  lone their best, stating that they had on 21 extra cars. To handle  10,000 people it would take these cars 32 hours, allowing 44 seating  [Opacity and one trip per hour (which was not made). But put an  Ixtra 44 standing up in each car and you still have 16 hours'as  lie necessary time to handle this crowd. Thus it would take from  Iv o'clock iii'the morning until 12 o'clock at night running steady,  Ivith cars double loaded for the B. 0. Electric to get. the people out  lo the Exhibition on Tuesday, had they been depended upon for  transportation. ������  1      The company seems to lack entirely all consideration for the  bublic convenience, and only seek to make their system pay the  highest possible profits; .���������._.,!._,, __,. _ _ ,  ���������--  -    - .-------  f    in^almost any city ou the continent there is a better car service  ban in Vancouver, and other companies seem to take special pains  > handle large crowds by having in reserve a sufficient number of  itra ears with "trailers." -The local company claim that they  -innot handle the trailers up the hills in Vancouver. This is because  te power which should go to the car service is being diverted to  lipply industrial purposes.  '    It is highly commendable to supply industries with power, but  lis should not Tie done at the. expense of the convenience of the  Itizcn in light and transportation.  THE METHODIST CONFERENCE.  , Already the Methodist Conference at Victoria has been en-  irened by" a passage between the- General Superintendent, Dr.  ferman, and Dr. Allan, General Secretary of Home Missions. In  Is formal address Dr. Carman renewed his attack upon Dr. Jack-  In and Dr. Workman, and this called forth a dignified but strong  potest from Dr. Allen. .������������������^������������.  It is well-known that there is a- groat division of opinion ue-  L-een some of the most prominent 'ministers' of the,, church on eer-  lin doctrinal points. It would appear that Dr. Jackson and  l\ Workman have made statements on some of these subjects  liich does not suit Dr. Carman and others who follow what might  | called ihe "old school," and as a result these two gentlemen,  [s. Workman and Jackson, are the target for much adverse criti-  |m. Nothing whatever has been charged or hinted against their  firal character, in fact, in this regard they are looked upon as  feeptionallv clean men. but it is in the realm of "speculative  Imght" tlikt they have sinned, according to the General Super-  pendent and others.  There is no use denying the fact that the Christian Church  fclay is at a critical stage in its history, and whether we .like it or  1. there is creeping over the conceptions and beliefs of the people.  L-gy and laity alike, a marked change in regardSto many of the  rely "speculative doctrines"'of the Christian religion.  [Men are seeking to know how to apply their religious beliefs  [their' every-day experience, and where it -will not apply they  i throwing the "abstract belief overboard and retaining only that  a eh is practical and applicable to life as it is.  It is expected that at the present Quadrennial Conference of  .Methodist Church of Canada now in "session at Victoria, there  II be a number of subjects under discussion of a highly contro-  Isal character, among them being the'demand of the laymen for  Iresentation on the "stationing committee." Also the official rec-  "ition of the "call." Then the case of Dr. Jackson will no doubt  ���������discussed. ....'..,..-.-  SIR WILFRID LAURIER  A Strong Address Ably Given on the Coast Question  Which is Paramount to All Others Now Before  The People Of This Province  Anyone who Iwd the pleasure of hearing $r Wilfrid Laurier  at the Horse Show building the other evening, must have been  deeply impressed with the greatness of the character of the man, as  depicted in the expression of his face and in the magnificent address  which he delivered on that occasion. After hearing him it was  easy to understand how he has held together the great Liberal Party  for so many years. It is not so much the transcendent ability of the  man which binds his followers to him so strongly, but it is the intense  confidence, inspired by the genuine humanity and kind personality  that is responsible for his great influence. Whatever may be a  man's political views, one is forced to respect and honor Sir Wilfrid  Laurier. He displayed rare tact, on this occasion, in choosing for  his subject a question which was, perhaps more than any other, the  cause of the great Liberal defeat in British Columbia at the last  general elections, viz., the "Asiatic Question." Sir Wilfrid, in a  scholarly address, reviewed the history of the present legislation  on this subject, and clearly stated his policy in regard to it, giving  reasons for his position. He based his policy upon two propositions,  first, "that we had the right to restrict Asiatic immigration;" second, "that in exercising this right we should have due regard to  the feelings of those whom we sought to restrict .and also to its  effect upon other parts of the Empire and tin? Empire as a whole."  In speaking of our right, Sir Wilfrid ably pointer but the danger  to our civilization in the event of a great influx of Asiatic hordes  with an entirely different form of civilization, but while he was most  anxious to protect the workingmen of.-.'.this', country from such unfaircompetition, yet he had looked on the question from the broader  view of its effect upon ithe Empire?Hebelieved in restriction,the  same as those of the West, but he differed from them in the method  He believed that, like Rome, we should assert but. "while  we were proud toward the haughty, we should he kind arid gentle  to the lowly." So he sincerely "deprecated any harsh means and  sought to atain the endby diplomacy,rather thanby rude force.  .  Throughout all his term of office; he had constantly followed this  course, and had been able to secure' by these methods many concessions which otherwise would not have been obtained.  Sir Wilfrid pointed with great gratification to the agreement  with Japan, restricting the Japanese immigration to 400 per year,  and, he saidV"I am here to say that this agreement has been scrupulously observed up to the present time. I say this boldly. It is  said in some quarters that the governrhent of Japan have not liv VS  up to this agreement; I say emphatically that this undertaking has  been honorably kept by.the goveriirf^at of Japan."    :  Speaking further of the Hindu immigration, Sir Wilfrid claimed,,  that by confidential negotiations with the government of India he  had been able to effectualy stop that also.  Sir" Wilfrid had no difficulty in impressing his audience with  "the sincerity of his motives and his addres was a perfect presentation  of the case from his standpoint.  There were about 7,000 persons packed into the Horse Show  Building and this immense throng gave him a most enthusiastic  welcome and a sympathetic hearing. Doubtless this - four ��������� of the  Premier's will be productive of much good, as it is evident that Sir  Wilfrid is seeking to acquire a knowledge of the requirements of the  eountrv. and will seek to meet the needs to the best advantage of  an. ���������"'    .... :,;..:; ....���������__,_ ,._ L..._ = _~:..-~.���������-..-  OP INTEREST TO ALL  UNFINISHED PUBLIC WORKS.  At the Council meeting oti Monday last Aid. Stevens made an  urgent appeal to the Council to make the necessary provision now  for the completion of the public works, now under construction,  before the wet weather came on. It was pointed out to the Council  that Vancouver was becoming notorious because of the "unfinished condition of her streets.'* Throughout the whole city certain  works were undertaken, such as paving, and many thousands of  dollars spent and then the work left in a semi-completed state. Tlie  boulevards would be heaped with debris of one kind or another,  making, what should have been a neat street, au unsightly chaos.  In many cases sidewalks were elevated above the street line by  six or eight feet, and left that way for months and years. Sewers  and water, pipes were laid and the street left in an impassible condition. This is unnecessary and expensive, as a work-couT6V.be completed neatly just as economically as by making two or three or  four attempts at it.  It was also pointed out that the B. C. Electric left the car tracks  on macadamized streets in a most dangerous condition. For eight  or ten blocks on Park drive the tracks were practically without ballast, making it impossible to cross them with vehicles and extremely  dangerous to children. In fact during the past year two lives had  been lost on this street. It was further pointed out that a resolution had been passed some months ago. "instructing the solicitor  to notify the company to have the repairs made, aud if not commenced within one week the engineer to do the work and charge  it up to the company." This resolution had been jgnored and  nothing done. Aid. MacPherson also strongly condemned the action  of the company regarding Hastings street east. The new pavement  which has not been down a month is being torn up and repaired  already.  THE EXHIBITION.  From the standpoint of numbers Vancouver's first exhibition  has >been a success. Tuesday, the opening day. being, of course, the  heaviest day. It is stated that over '30,000 entered .the grounds on  that day.  The exhibits are. of necessity, mostly industrial, it-being too  early in the season for fruit and vegetables in'.any large quantities.  Perhaps the department deserving of most notice was the Women's Department of fancy work. This was exceptionally good and  paid a high tribute to the"skill and interest of the ladies. The exhibit  of the Manual Training School Vvas also of a very high type and  deserving of move than passing notice. It was. indeed, a fine demonstration of what may be done by a boy when properly trained  and instructed.  The stock exhibit was only fair. It would almost appear tha!  more effort had been made to secure a good "string of racers"  rather than a good entry of the various classes of useful stock. The  cattle appeared to be somewhat neglected, although there was sonic  very fine breeds exhibited.  On the whole the Exhibition lias been a success much greater  than many anticipated, and no doubt with the advantage of tin's  year's experience the Association will next year be in a position to  place on a really first class fair. The possibilities, have been well  demonstrated, tlie public have given ample assurance of hearty  support and it remains with the Directors to- continue the good  work.  LIFE vs. DIVIDENDS.  A prominent official of a local transportation company is credited with the following statement.- "It is cheaper for-the'company���������  to pay death claims and law costs than to instal proper fenders  and safety devices." In other words, in order to faciltate the  "dividend" earning powers.of the concern it was necessary to  sacrifice a number of lives each year, and in order to do this, mothers  are called upon to give up their babies (e. g.. Powell street, recently)  to be crushed under the cruel wheels of a ear, or perchance, a bright,  young boy must be the victim (e. g.. Westminster avenue or Park  drive, not long since). Nearly every death from being run down  by a street car could have been avoided had there been reasonabl  effort made by the company to place adequate fenders on their cars.  Those at present in use are a "death-trap." and nothing but sheer  indifference would permit of their use by the company.  ' THE WHOLE COUNTRY AROUSED.  (Winnipeg Tribune.) "*1  "Tlie justifiable indignation of the farmers of Western Canada  against the high protective tariff of the Laurier government finds  proper vent at practicaly every important point visited by the Premier. ...^  "The agitation is not worked up. It is spontaneous. The"farmers have felt the oppression for such a long period, and they have  been so misrepresented in the majority of instances, by their'representatives, that they fairly grabbed at the opportunity to get the  ear of the boss of the tariff-bleeding concern.  The government, hy playing into the hands of railway promoters and the manufacturers seeking high protection, has cost  Western Canada millions of money annually that should have remained in the pockets of the people. As an illustration, the extra  cost,..by.i*''-a.sQ'n of the high tariff;'of.a^single"supplyof a single clas*  of farm implements for the West runs into the million figures. There.  is nothing reciprocal in the tax on the farmers. He has to compete  with the world. He says he is ready to continue to sell against the  world. Not a vestige of protection does he ask; and yet he is compelled, by the laws of Canada, to pay extortionate customs taxes on  practically every implement he uses on his farm. What .he wears  is taxed, and much that he eats. As the farmer at Edmonton said  yesterday, many of the farmers were not seeking great prosperity,  but for money for the supoprt of tlieir families.  Notwithstanding the efforts of the political bosses to wholly bedevil the Liberal party, it is satisfactory to note that thousands con-  in ue to stand by the sound Liberal platform of 1896. At Edmonton  yesterday^GeorgeB. j\^ Asso  ciation, presented ah address to Sir Wilfrid sustaining the farmers  in the request for the establishment by the government of chilled  meat plants and for a redution in the tariff.,  * The West has awakened. The conclusion of Sir Wilfrid's tour  will not'mean the end of the agitation against extortionate customs  taxes. Steps are under way to send a mammoth deputation to Ottawa. The compact at Ottawa is strong,t,but there are ways of  treating it. Te weapon is in the hands of the farmers. Agitation  and intelligent use of the ballot, with the necessary preliminary organization will work great changes in the government of Canada."  | SPANISH PREMIER MAJCES SERIOUS CHARGE.  Vatican Seeks to Exploit Religious Sentiment.  The Paris Temps today prints a long sensational interview with  Premier Canalejas Y. Mendes of Spain, covering the events which  culminated in the severance of diplomatic relations between the  Spanish Government and the Holy See," as well as his future programme.  The paper says that Ihe premier dictated the interview. -Premier Canalejas begins by asserting that the movement iu the north  of Spain is-directed by rich Carlists and affirms that he possesses  knowledge that the committee behind the movement spent $80,000  in giving the manifestants of July 30'meal tickets besides tlieir  railroad fares.  After the failure of the manifestation. Senor Canalejas says, the  agitators organized Juntas, of which���������"And I announce ���������this publicly for the first time, village priests are the leaders."  He says he will welcome interpellations of the Carlists which  will give him an opportunity to "lay bare the detestable eonsjn'racy  against civilization, the king and the country.  "There is no religious question in Spain," the premier continued. "It is simply an effort to exploit religious sentiment on the  ground..now disproved, that the Spanish majority is clerical. The  majority, as was indisputably proved at the elections, is anticlerical."  Senator Canalejas insists that the policy of tho government  is not directed against, the religious orders, but he would have them  pay taxes, from which they were exempted by Conservative governments, and he would have the number of orders reduced.  "If I cannot reduce the number of orders by an agreement with  the Vatican. I will by law." he declared.  He explains that the government's object in hastening a solution of the religious question was to pave the way for the introduction of vast economic and administrative reforms for which the  people are clamoring.  "* ."���������'  ���������,    Jl  .^  "'1 *v.������.'  ~z* ������������������  Vl  '���������i\  1 <��������� A   '  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  DAIRY FARMING  MESSAGE FROM EDISON  A subject of great interest to British  Columbia is treated in the following  editorial by the "Nor' West Farmer,"  YEAR  AROUND   PROFIT   IN  DAIRYING.  Grain farmers reap profits once a  year, if there isn't a crop failure; cattle raisers have an annual crop of  calves; hog men may have two litters  of pigs in a year; but dairymen have  profits coming in the year round. And  more than that, there is a certainty  about returns in dairying that does  not prevail in other branches of farm  work. Aside from the direct returns  from the sale of milk and cream there  is coming to be a large demand for  dairy cows. Dairymen find difficulty  in securing enough cows to supply  milk to meet their demands and are  forced to keep cows in the stables that  are far below the desired standard.  There is scarcely a dairyman that is  giving consideration to his business  ��������� but that has a pure bred sire and a  few registered cows, his idea being  eventually to get into purebreds which  as they will say, "give just as muhc  or more milk than our grades, and  then we sell our grades, and then we  can sell the bull calves and any heifers we can spare at a good figure."  Any cows that are weeded out are the  grades and those purebreds below the  standard of production.  Dairying is the only "crop" in the  West that will yield a check every  month. If it is home dairying, returns  come in oftener than that. The average wheat farmer sees his yields  diminishing annually and the man who  strives to; maintain the productivity  of his fields each year finds that it is  becoming harder to do so. On the  other hand the intelligent dairyman  each y'eear finds his profits getting  larger, his cows are giving more profitable roturns and his fields are be^  coming more fertile because of the  rich manure spread upon them. The  dairy cow is a profit-sharing concern  that can restore faith in many an unprofitable farm. Everything about the  farm is better for her presence. She  consumes the coarse feeds with a  maximum of profit. She provides the  household, with spending money that  they otheerwise would not get. The  longer she is kept the richer will .the  yields become. She pays her way and  lays un, treasures for her keeper.  The fac*, that the dairy cow is a  money muker entitles her to the consideration of western farmers. She is  more than a money maker for she is  EYE SEES IN CIRCLE  great^ inventor to the "Christian Endeavor World," appeared in that  paper not long ago. It contains some  hue business advice for young people.  "If there is any message I can give  that might be of value to your young  people it would be this: To be inte-  ested in whatever they undertake or  may be doing at the moment; to dismiss from their minds everything else  but the one thing they are doing at the  time, and to think only of that one  thing in all its bearings, from every  viewpoint, andN to be master of it.  Don't mind the clock, but keep at it,  and let nature indicate the necessity  for rest. After resting, go at the work  again with the same interest. The  world pays big  know.     '  "To accomplish things there must  first be an idea of possibility, then the  watchword must be 'TRY,' and keep  on trying with enthusiasm and a  thorough belief in an ability to succeed. If you are convinced that a  certain thing can be done, never mind  what the world says to the contrary���������  experiment, if you are really interested.  "Forget entirely the word 'disap-  poinment.' Failures, so-called, are but  direction to those who are willing to  learn.  "So far as I can see, these principles  have influenced me in the years that  have passed.    In addition,  1  have al-  . The periscopes of English submarines are to be provided with a new  lens, remarkable in that it brings im-  ages''of objects on all sides, at the  surface of the water, to the mirror  in the observing-room on board the  submerged vessel. The periscope tube  used is like that already known in  all navies, but the lens consists of a  thin, convex mass of glass, circular in  form, resembling a small lamp-globe.  It is hollow, and the principles of construction of.its glass walls involve  some of the most abstruse problems of  optics; but it bends the rays of light  downward through a nest of l" supplementary lenses below it, which correct faults of astigmatism and aberra-  prices to men who'i'on, and bring the picture to the watching eyes below in recognizable form.  The range; of the new instrument is  eight miles, and it is infinitely superior  to the old microscope, which showed  only the sea immediately in front of  the vessel, or, the sea , in four sections, front,  rear and sides.  r  i  I  I  I  SURREY  I  I  SURREY  1  I  II  HEAT DELIVERED BY WIRE.  Electrical heat is the latest. Even the  silk mills and tea drivers of India recently sent to the United States for the  improved contrivances for turning current into heat. Such work as the smelting of pig iron and the refining of  steel is being done by electricity, and  ways believed that hard work and a .  living, general interest in everything the woodwork and paper industries are  that makes for human progress will | following *he same lead. Edison pre-  make men or women valuable to them-!dicts that the tlme 1S war ut' hand  selves and to the world." I when coal wiU not be ha,,led lonS dis"  . Live for something. Do good, and.tonces over railroads; it will turned in-  leave behind you a monument of vir- ^ electricity at the mines, and distri-  tue that the storm of time can never >lted b>' **re to machines located at  destroy. Write your name in kindness,  love, and'mercy on the hearts of thousands you come in contac wtith year  by year Good deeds will shine as  stars in" heaven .���������Chalmers."  convenient points for the transformat-  ion of current into heat. ���������   -,  '  THE  MICROSCOPIC WORLD  IN  MOTION.  Dr. J. Comandon, has recently invented an application of the cinematograph which renders it possible to  present upon a screen moving pictures  of the most minute forms of life, even  of iiltramicroscopic bacteria, which  can be rendered visible only by the  reflection of light from their surfaces.  Some of the moving pictures thus produced, when thrown, enormously magnified, upon the screen, are start-  a home maker, and there is nothing I ling in their revelaticus.   In'the. blood  more important on the farm than a  good home. This is because she works  arid produces the entire year through.  Tlie grain farmer works hard during  the crop season and then there is a  period when his interest in things on  the farm suffers a lapse. The business of the dairyman is remunerative  throughout the year;. There is a continuous pride in making progress.  His interest is on the farm the year  round and there he builds his home.  The dairy cow is well credited with  being thee sourse of large, regular  and.sure profits, a conserver and restorer of soil fertility, and a builder  of homes.  HELP FOR ENTOMBED MINERS.  of a fowl microscopic parasites with  which it'is infected are seen darting  among the ��������� corpuscles like eels. In  other blood trypanosome germs, varying from one twohuiidred-and-nftietli  to one twelyehuiidi-ed-and-fiftieth of an  inch in length, appear on the screen  as large as caterpillars, violently rushing about among the red corpuscles,  and when a collision occurs the corpuscles rebound like billiard-balls. These  pictures enable the observer to decompose the motions of iiltramicroscopic  organisms. ?  A device which manufactures breathable air, when required, for miners  caught in mine accidents, has recently been invented by Clarence Hall,  government expert .at Pittsburg. ������A  double tank contains, in one compartment, sodium peroxid, and in the  ether water. A cock that can Le opened at will connects the two. The  combination of the chemical ami water  creates a flow of oxygen, and enough  ol the raw materials is carried in the  apparatus to supply one man's demand  for about 80 minutes.3 A nose and  ijiouth-picce are furnished to cover the  face. The purpose of the device Is  to provide men with a portable supply  of oxygen that will enable tht in to live  long enough io make efforts in their  own behalf after an accident. A man  can' travel far in 30 minutes, if lie  can breathe freely and knows his  ground. It is expected that the invention Avill be the means of many  otherwise  impossible  escapes.  A GRADUAL REDUCTION.  ^ An   pjd ^gentleman   accustomed   to  walk around  St.  James's  Park every  day, was once asked by a friend if he  still took his usual walk. '  "No, sir," replied the old man7 ��������� "I  cannot do as much now. I cannot get  around the park. I only go half way  arctmd    and    back    again."���������House-  HAT-PINS  Hairs Prairie  I  I  I  6 CHORES BEEN IN CROP  ' 14 ACRES SLASHED  * BEST OF WATER  1% cTWLES FROM CHURCH, STATION.  STORE AND SCHOOL  GOOD ROADS  BEST VALUE IN B. C.  I  BUTT IN  FIRST.  YET ANOTHuR NEW STEEL  At Chester. Pennsylvania, a new  kind of steel 'is now being manufactured under the name of "cementation  i-:teel".' It is of high carbon variety.  but contains more sulphur and less  manganese tlwn ordinary tool steel.  The sieel is no dense that it remains  unresolved under tlie microscope with  a magnification of ].2'.in to 1.600 din -  meters, although that of open hearth,  crucible and Bessemer steels can be resolved with a magnification of 100.  Its elastic limit is said to be very high,  and its ultimate strength SO0OO pounds.;  Look out for opportunity, and when it  comes rush in;  Don't wait because you fear you maw  not have the strength to win; v  There  may  be  others  who  could  do  your task with far more skill  Than you can do it���������never mind���������go  at it with a will;  They cut but little figure who remain  in doubt immersed,  The world gives all the credit to the  man who butts in first.  Old Galileo porbably was not a  more wise  Than  many  another of his  day  gazed up at the skies;  Columbus may not have been blessed  with special gifts that sent  Him where no other might have gone  to find a continent���������  But they who might have won the fame  remained  in doubt immersed.  The world gives all the credit to the  man who butts in first.  Old Howe's machine was but a poor  contrivance  at  the  start.  McCormick's work has been improved  in every joint and part;  The hat-pin has proved itself a de -  fensive weapon in a number of instances. Unfortunately it has also proved  an offensive, weapon, and many times  the sufferer is guiltless of any wrong  intent, quite like the innocenf bystander, who is generally the first to suffer in mob violence.  Think how you would like itp'our-  selves, girls, if some friend leaned towards you to whiser some confidence  in your ear, and suddenly, protruding  fiom the flowery creation that covered  her curls, you" saw two inches of slender steel, sharpened to more than a  dagger's keenness, advancing toward  your right eye as if animated by a malicious'intelligence. ; Sometimes"- the  girl who Vits next to you in the sttreet-  car, turns her head, to lookout the window, and the long end of her' hatpin  grazes your cheek, while you dodge  back just in time to save yourself from  a really serious injury. '  A prominent physician not long ago  was at death's door through an attack  of blood-poisoning, brought on by a  wound received from a hat-pin.       The  no   othsv  hat   of  the wearer.in a street car and had slipped down at the side of tlie seat,' tho  sparp end uppermost. The physician,  taking the seat; brought his hand in  coiKacr with tlie oiht of tlierpihT'witlf  the consequences already described.  Amerca is 'not. the only country  where the hat-pin is an .occasion of  protest. Some foreign lands have pns-  sed regulations limiting its length. 5������ur  without, legal enactment, the good  sense of American girls should teach  them that several inches of sharpened  steel extending beyond their hat brim?  is a menace to the noucc of mind. <>���������'  their'neighbors, and to their bodily  comfort as well. M-.ik,e the hat-p'n the  convenience if wis intended to be. nor  an offensive weapon.  T. P.  1646-7th Avenue, West.  weapon���������it really deserves  name-^had dropped from the  TERMS EASY  !  I  EASY  NEW CLIFF DWELLINGS  DISCOV  ERED.  The most extraordinary ancient  ruins ever unearthed in America have  rewarded the efforts of Dr. J. Walter  Fe'wkes, of the Smithsonian Institut -  ion. In the southwest corner of Colorado, along the canon of the Rio Man-  cos, which ranges from 1000 to 2,000  feet deep, are newly found houses of  cliff - dwellers, which contain I'roni  100 to 200 rooms. Each large house is  complete, fortified house itself. Tht-  walls are as high as thirty feet in places, and as thick as two feet, three inches. The builders however where  peaceful, agricultural people, wlic  built.mainly for defense against the  Siouxfand Apaches. They deserted  their homes, probably because of-raids  upon their crops by hostile tribes, or  because of contagious disease or clan  feuds among themselves. i  whit  whe  THE   SYMPATHETIC  TOgCH.  funny thing tc-day;  HELIUM FROM VESlJVlCS  Helium, the "sun nictnl". ihns mtin-vi  because it w.is f<mnd by s'lco-rosconi;  observation in the sun before it was  known to exist on earth, appomvs tc  exist in percetible quaniiti.es in a number of minerals exuded from.Vesuvius,  and also in tho air about N;.������lus.  Prof. A. Piutti Ins recently examined  by a new method tho giis emitted by  ceveral "Vesuvius mineral?, and fin'd-  that. he'inm i" ���������i!������o n'-^seif. He hpc  '''���������*& its presence in go small n  quantity of ordinary air as three and m  half cnbi? centimeters.  -5   cotalsetals Ihp,)  <������J������g������&*-%'|i������t������tSi.j..|i������j.<|t.j.^������������j.t|j.;.t3j.j.t3i.'.^1  >��������� ���������.��������� ������>.^������  <5������  Yes,  This is the place for  If you want what you ask for  and want it delivered when you  say,  ���������*  PERSUASIVE  RECRUITING.  The Captain? of the Boys* Brigade  was anxious" to add recruits to his  company.    "Now,  you   lads,"   he  re-  What Hlorse did we have bettered, but j under his command: "I want each of  his fame is on to stay��������� i you to bring in two new- members."  They did not wait for others who stood j There were several ready promises,  back in doubt immersed. j but one little lad appeared to hesitate.  We enjoy the innocence and purity  of the little life, or lives, whom God  has sent into our homes, and by such  a course refuse to give them the best  we have in return. The ministry of  childhood is a blessed thing. Frank  L. Stanton very beautifully and tenderly touches upon it in one of his  poems. Coming out from the shadow  of a great trial, he says:  "A little band stole softly  Into my own that day  When it needed the touch that I loved  so much  To strengthen me on the way.  "Softer   it   seemed   than   the   softest  down  On the breast of the gentlest dove;  But its timid press and its faint caress  Were strong in the strength of love.  "It seemed to say in a strange, sweet  way,  'Move you, and understand;  And calmed my fears as my hot heart-  tears #'  Fell over the little hand.  "Perhaps there are tenderer, sweeter  things  Somewhere in the sun-bright land,  But I thank God for this blessing  In the clasp of that little hand."  ���������Selected.  and you wiil not be disappointed.  We do not carry any cheap specials, but we guarantee what we  handle and think that when it  comes to the food question, the  best is none too good.  You can also get the best meat  next door.  *���������  ���������  *  *  I*  WINSOiN  ������������������>  <s>  It is intended especially for cast gears, The world gives all the credit to the; Captain.   "Please, sir" came the timid  crank-shafts, connecting - rods, and so -. man that butts in first. ' response, "there's only one boy down  fcrth.     The process   of   manufacture'    ���������Onlooker (R. J. Dunsmore) in St.  our  street  that   I   an  Watkins  CASH GROCER  Cor. 7th AVE. and COLUMBIA ST.  OVER 65 YEARS'  <E-XPCniEHC������  TRA  Desig  Copyrights ���������  M  Anyono sending n Rlsetrh and description mr.  quickly ascertain our opinion free whether r.:.1  invention is prohnbly imtentanla.   Conmiuriic.<v4  tlons Rtrlctlycommential. HANDBOOK onPatcut;  aentfree. Oldest nuoiicy.for Bcnuriiipr patents.    .  Patents taken tlirouuli Sluun & Co. reeslval  special notice, without chnree, ln tho  Scientific Ulrica;?.  A handsomely illnstratod weeSy. lamest c  dilution ot. any sc-wmltio jomarA -'iei-lua fori  Canada, S3.75 a year, postage prepaid, bold byl  aU newsdealers.  ...iliBraiietomco...CJVJfc^SU.V7MliinBton^I^.g..  I.AND ACT.  New   Westminster ' Land ''District.  District of New .-Westminster.  Dobou, _  apply ii  ���������fo'.ldwiJ  TAKE notice...that. Ida Jr. S.  Vancouver, B. C, intends to  permission to purchase the  described   lands:���������.-:  Commencing at'a-post planted at  Xoi-theast corner of T.   L.  262Gfi:  tlie  ���������10 chains, more or less, K*i-t; tlier.ee  chains,   more   or- less,   North;  chains,   more   or   le?s7 "West;  chains,   more  or   less    North;  chains,    more   or   less.West;  chains,   more  or  iess.  South;  ichnins,   more   or   less;   Ka?t;  chains;   more   or   less,   youth;  chains,   more   or   lf;^?,   We-t;  .chains,   more- or   less,   South;  chains,   more  or   '  commencement    c  thence  tiience  tiience  thonce  thence  thc-nce  thence  thence  .   thence  less,   Hast   to  point A  ontainins  six   liunaH  ������������'   and forty (M0)  acres, more or-less.  %\ IDA M. S. DEF30U,  *j*| Name of Appiieant.l  ���������> t - 7 William John Pascoe, Aget|  ������E������| Date, April 15th, 1910.  r  i. .iji..'.i. .<������..,���������.���������.���������i-3������>  HER   RESPONSIBILITY.  "Susannah,"  asked    the    preacher,  when   it  comes   her  turn  to  answer  "do   you   take   this   man ito  be   your  wedded   husband,   for   better   or   for  ! worse "  "Jes' as he is, pahson," she interrupted; "jes' as he is. Ef he gits any  bettah Ah'll know de good Lawd's  gwine to take 'im; an' if he gits any  wusser, w'y, Ah'll tend 'im myself."���������  Youth's Companion.  ta!.es from six to eight weeks.  ��������� Thomas Times.  Daily News.  Small chap:   Papa, what is the race  lick."���������London 'problem?  Papa:   Picking winners.  BEG  PARDON.  Policeman (to thief climbing into a  window by the apple tree)���������"What are  you doing up that tree?"  Thief���������"I was trying to get an  apple or two."  Policeman���������"Apples in April?"  Thief���������"Excuse me, sir���������I had forgotten that."���������Fliegende Blaetter.  Dr. A. E. Wark  DENTIST  Will open an 'OFFICE  in t!  MATHER  BUILDING,  Coral  Westminster Ave. and 8th Av]  about AUGUST 8th. '10  W. A. Mullen  2440 WESTMINSTER AVE  ICECREAMH PAKL(  FRUITS, CONFECTIONERY,  CIGARS.     ALL KINDS. OF  SOFT   DRINKS  HELEN   BADGLET ��������� Teacher |  Elecntioo;, Physical Culture  Dramatic Art.    Plays Coached, Ent  tainmente Directed, Platform Recit i  Studio : 992 Hornby Street  Telephone R3535.  mjwu.esnBliBMieaisHq'rs.- [ i^AS^KfiiiSiriyia^H^.'^^^^SSiitina^s it^u-^*a������Jt*aias-J?*������aT^^ij-2i sKMs?������aa isustaiccf i^������=.'jra.*sir rc������������ttxoji.-aii������i^*TKcai(sa������ti'j u^k=������ c#r<:uv"_  * 1^.^r^lu^^:1^'!1",M'%afat^^u^,  ���������W*������������������iiMW^*i||WWffi^  ,aKi:^"WiiiiiiiiW������ic^c^at  itmm*~fi������\\itt>m*i'**"**i ifwurnrwi nil in ilPlilii ii i ��������� ii i   i' i  _. . . ���������"      p J ?I  7a 7  ^ '   77  A  ���������'   ���������  '���������'������������������:'-.'i-ii*  y������'i;':������-M  10 Acres-at $X25 per acres  near B. R.    Beautiful View  SNAP.  ��������� v'SHfli  ^7 ;7,v^7E^||  .>:S|ft|  :������������������":��������� ii  A. S. GOARD,   2147-3rd cAvc, West  Phone 1405 or 5581  '"���������"* -���������-',-^^V-v-iV" *'���������::,���������-"  ^-._-.r;>-'- -;-- ;��������� J'i :-i : ���������������������������������������������  -A/  THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVE R. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  h  i-  Is  1  ���������  I  I  l  K  THE WESTERN  "CALL"  Issued every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  Manager: A. S. GOARD.  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  Subscription One Dollar  Change of Adds  must be in by Tuesday 5 p.m  Advertising Tariff  1st and last pages 50c per inch  Other pages 25c per inch  Transient Ads to arrange   for  Lodge and Church Cards $10.00  per year  Birth,   Marriages and Deaths  free  ������&^>i  eirwas*  Send your Call to a friend.  * *   ���������  Mr. McAllister is in his nc77 store.  * *   *     ....  There is an error- in McBride's ad  Find it. ��������� '  . 7' 7-"   :  * *    *  Boost your ward,  trict.  Buy in your dis-  Have you met Mr.  Cottonoch, who  is boosting Mount Pleasant? "  ��������� -,  .   ���������      *9   ��������� .' .  R.  D. Leeson  spent Wednesday at  Squamish. ..-..'     t"  * ���������   ���������  R. D. l^eeson leaves next week for  Manitoba.  ������    *   *  Mr.   and   Mrs.'   James   Goard     are  spending a few days at Sechelt.  * *   i  Mr. and  Mrs. W.  P. Goard visited  in Vancouver, this week.  * *    *  Home  taxes.  merchants    help  pay   your  Rev. Mr. Hall is in Victoria.  * *   *  Calling Cards?   Yes.  * ������    ���������  Send us your local items.  * *'   ���������  Mr. H. O. Lee is on a business trip  to the East.  * *   ���������  Miss Heustis of Peterboro is visiting Mrs. Best of Mount Pleasant.  * * ' *  Mr. and Mrs. F. Goard have return-.  ed from White Rock.  * *   *  Mrs. J. D. Ross has returned from  a Yisit with friends in Victoria.  '*   *'��������� ���������  Miss McLeod of Victoria will spend  a fcw weeks as the guest of Mrs. Ross  and family.  .*'.**'.  k Dr. Benson will preach in the Mt.  Pleasant Methodist Church on Sunday morning and evening. (  Dentist work has commenced  this  week.   We hope he finds it an easy  ' pull.���������Success Doctor.  * **   *  The Oakley Sheet Metal Co., expect to occupy the store now used by  the Racket. ������������������������������������.'  r- .7' :���������*;���������.-. -  When will the corner of Fourth and  Granville be completed? At the present it is a gravel pit and other thing.1?  too numerous to mention.  * ��������� *.   '*..''  The Acme Plumbing expect to occupy larger premises to accommodate  their growing business. Mr, Bell is  a hustler. ; 3 ������*iW>-i'J-1  ., ..-���������-.������.*   *        ���������  The Mount Pleasant branch of the  (Canadian   Bank   of   Commerce     wity  soon move into their fine new quarters in the Mather block.  ������������������*.#.*.  Harold and Kenneth Kerfoot are  leaving for Mitchel, South I^akota.  They have been visiting their aunt,  Mrs. Johnston, 1419 Hanvcod street.  ^LastexiiRonald. Kerfoot, after a  rather painful: illness, is, oriee~ more  at  his  post  of   duty   in   "The   Call"  oflice. '  * ���������������   <r  Jas. GoaPd and wife sojournd on  AVednesray last to Buccaneer Bay for  an outing in the camp of Rev. Merton  Smith for a few days.  There are more cold shoulders in  Mount Pleasant than Pat Burns can  show. To do business with some of  our neighbors it takes an automatic  pistol" and a baseball mask. Were we  to be discouraged easily it wrould be  a hopeless case before we had begun.  If we cannot interest you in our effort to boost this portion of the town,  O. K., nuff said,. but please look the  other way or smile. It is easy to call  us down for things undone and just  aboiit as easy to help us with a smile  or^helpful items We have a whole lot  of callings down; pass out some  smiles.  NEWSBOYS.  Our newsboys are covering their  routes in the near future. Be sure  and place1 the boy.  Large assortment of  JAPANESE BROOMS  Reg. 50c value for 25c.  MURRAY'S GROCERY  Corner tOth and Westminster Avenue  2410  Westminster R'd  MT. PLEASANT  VANCOUVER  H  tier.  !35Wf������!i''-i  W*  RUBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIALTY  f  *   Good practice  for the school child  ren to write locals t'er the paper;   ii  will do more to assist them than al-j*"  most   any   other   practice���������when   you  see it in print it counts.  *   *   ���������   \ '   7"  Master   Hanbury   of   Victoria  has   been   visiting   with    his    fri?nd  Master Tom  Muir on  Sth avenue  some    time,    returned  to  his  home on Tuesday, lt'-th inst.    Master  Tom returned with bim  for a visit.  Prairie   Produce    can   supply  your  needs. -s  * *   *  Auto sign, B. C. 937 found.' Call at  Call office..  * *    *  The   Union   Bank   have   moved   tc  Main street.  ���������������   * ��������� *  Miss     Marshall     reports     business  good.  * *   *  The Racket expects to open in the  new block in ten days.  ���������   ���������    ��������� ������    *    *  Mr.  Owens has the  finest, lines  pf  hardware in Mount Pleasant.  * ���������    ���������  If you don't like the Call, tell us���������  we want to make you like it.  We appreciate the effort made b'y  some kind friends in sending in some  local Items.  Dr. Wark, dentist has begun practice. Corner Westminster avenue and  Eighth avenue. ...''.  '���������'*'���������*'.���������  Rev. A. P. Stanley, of Maxwell, Ont,  was the guest of his brother, Mr. Win.  Stanley, Sixth avenue east.  * .������������������-.sv\ *  Mr. A. ,M. Rossis able to attend his  office, coiner Eighteenth and Main  street.       [ ���������(..'. . 77-,. \  *.*'���������*.-.."  Mr. Geo. P^ayne, formerly of Mount  Pleasant, is in the city from Aberdeen, Wash.  * *   * .  ,  That little visitor would like to see  a mention in the paper���������send us the  item or phone.  '���������-,'*'* ^*    .  Mr. and Mrs. John Mackinnon and  Miss Mary Mackinnon left Thursday  for Victoria, where they will take up  their residence. ...   ,; . ...  * $   *  Miss Elack, organist and choir leader of the Mount Pleasant Baptist  Church, has returned from-, her.-vacation trip to Boundary Bay.  * *    *  M������srrs Hiram. Will ahd Frank  Grant- of- Sth- avenue,,,Avho,. have,, beer-  spending some six weeks at the home  farm of their grandparents at Comox,  Gn Vancouver Island, returned on  Monday morning to their home.  * *    *  The lecture which was to have  been given by ������Rev. Dr. Manly Benson in the Mount Pleasant JVIethodist  Chnrch on Tuesday evening, was postponed   to   Tuesday     evening,   August  STEELE C&  MUIR  CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAL BLACK SMITH ING  HORSE SHOEING,    JOBBING    "  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRiS  EASY TO BUY  EASY TO PAY FOR  5 room new house  ON 8th AVENUE  f  PRICE $3255.00  CASH $ 475.00  Balance $      34.00 a month  A   GOOD   CHANCE   TO   SECURE   A  HOME AND A  PLACE WELL WORTH  THE  MONEY  Braithwaite & Glass  Phone 6311 2127 Granville St.  r  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  <.&������^������I������t������*������������������.^%i.j.^;.i3t.j.������o.3K������..^^^  A MODERN HOME  On a corner lot, 40x100. This house is very convenient and  commodious and its plan and arrangement is in accordance  with modern ideas of construction. ..  IF YOU SEE IT YOU WILL WANT IT.  price is $7500  $2000 cash.       Good terms on balance. .  Now if you can afford to consider a classy house, this  will suit you.  A. W. GOODRICH & CO.  REAL    ESTATE,  Phone 4672  BETWEEN  8th  and 9th  LOANS   AND    INSURANCE  2450 Westminster Ave.  j>  VICTOR HUGO'S MASTERPIECE  THE STORY OF  WILL BE TOLD  (D.V.) BY      *  Rev, S. Cleaver,B.D  Pastor of Trinity Metkodist Cborch, Tcrcitto.  IN  j  a  fit Pleasant  ^^NeOLr^ER  who  ?ncl  for  island  IN    THE    ESTATE    OF    WILLIAM  .   HURST.   DECEASED.  Mr.   .J.   McPbee,   a   prominent  resi-  NO'J.MCH   is   hereby   given   that   ali  creditors   and   others   having   claim;-  against   the   estate   of   the   late   Wil  lici.ni Hurst, who died on or about th<?  "ith day of June, A.  D.  1010, are  re  qyired on  or  before  the 20ih  day  of  September,  A.   D.   1010,  to    send   by  dent of Comox," 13. C. who has been  ,)0St; pre!)aid, or deliver to tho under-  the guest of Mr. Alex. Grant, Eighth  Sjgned their t.irisiian  and  surnames,  avenue east, left today for Prince Ru-! addresses   and   descriptions,   full  par-  pert,   to   visit  his   two   sons   at   tbat ^ ticulai-s   of   their     claims,   duly   veri-  place., ��������� ified, statement of their accounts ant'  *    *   * 'the' nature   of  the   security   (if  any)  Fraliok and Harrison  Mount Pleasant CA RRIAGE PAINTERS  Work done Promptly and With Despatch  272  8th  Avenue ������  Station now  a r.  4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you can't afford to miss OCEAN^  PARK.     Call at 329 PenclerStreet  WEEK END RATES  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE KOJK good Saturday morning  ���������    to Monday night.  ���������*_'.   AUTOMOBILES.  at 8 o'clock P. M, sharp  UNDER THE AUSPICES W. M.  wiwr������*w >r*WM.'nvwi  THE PASTOR, REV. LASHLEY HALL, B.A.,B.D.,  IN THE CHAIR  Mr. Charles Williams, of Westmia-' held  by  them.  ster avenue, is home again after six-  Teen days in the hospital. Mr. Williams, was. injured from a fall off his  new residence being built on Sixteenth avenue.  *    *    *  McBRIDE-CAPEL.  The wedding of Agnes C. daughter  cf Mr. and Mrs. Capel, of Puslhich.  Ont., and Mr. Harry C. McBride, too1*  place hi Sapperton on August 10th,  Rev. E. G. Thompson officiating  happy couple will make  on Seventeenth avenue  many friends of Mr. H.  who is one of the firm of G., E. McBride & Co., corner Sixteenth and  Main street, wish the young couple all  happiness, in which The Call joins.  The  their  home  east.     The  C. McBride,  AND   FURTHER   TAKE   NOTICE  that  after  the above  mentioned  date  the executors of the above mentione:'  Estate will  proceed to distribute  tht  j assets- of   the   sr.id   deceased   anion;  ; the   parties   entitled   thereto,   having  ! regard ouly to the claims with which  ; rhey  shall then h".ve  notice,  i And the executors will not be liabh  ; for the said assets or any part there  i of to any person or persons of whose  : claim notice  shall  not  have  been  re  ceived by  them  at the  time  of  sucl  , distribution.  i    Dated, Vancouver,  B.  C,  this  20ti  day of August,'A.  D.  1010.  MacGILL &  GRANT,  Solicitors   for   Justice   Swanson   anc  I    Herbert   Lambert.   Executors.  To hear D.*. Cler/er's prese;ifc'-it:o:i of trs afFeetinj; story is a privilege not soon for.tott.eii aivt is to become thoroughly acquainted with  one of the mi).;c interesting characters ever given to the world.  , The scene is laid in France, where, owing to financial depression, the  poorer classes suffer for tlie necessaries of life, .lean couid secure no employment. He'could" starve himself���������the poor in some countries learn that  art early���������but lo hear the, fatherless children of his sister cry for bread wa?  more than he could endure, and one night, when all was quiet, 1& slipped  away to the baker's shop, where he had seen bread during the day, aru'  breaking a pane of glass put in hjs hand; but. the baker, fearing just such  an attack on his shop, was ready. .Jean ran fast, but the bajker ran faster,  and as a result Jean was arrested and received a heavy sentence, all tin  circumstances of the case being considered. From that day Jean started tc  harden and all humanity seems to turn its back on him. He tries to escape  several times, but fails, and each time years of hard labor are added to his  already severe sentence.  Finally, after nineteen years of convict life, having cleverly disguised!  himself, he makes n start in the commercial world, and success attends his  efforts. He amasses considerable wealth, and becomes Mayor of the town  where his jet factory is located. But his chief of police suspects that Mr.  Mayor is the famous ex-convict. Jean Val Jean, who escaper from the  clutches of the law. Jean realizes he is discovered, and flies, with Javert,  the Chief of Police,-in - hot pursuit. Jean takes with him Cosette, a little  girl, the daughter of a woman whom he had ofttimes befriended.  To follow the movements of Jean Val Jean, Cosette and Detective Javert,  and mark the various steps by which Jean achieved a nobility of character  that has few equals, in literature, is thrilling and intensely interesting, and  those who hear Dr. Cleaver tell the story in his own inimitable style, will  not scon forget.  Tho "Monetary Times"'givca the result of an .investigation into-  tht: <-f't'oi;t the Automobile craze is having upon the public, and a  perusal'of. the folloAving figures wilL show something* of tlie extent,|  _th.i���������������.���������Aera.zoILhrts, attained...,,It., ix...eer.t-.iiiu,..that....this..."ln<l" Jias.^as-  siiined an importance which hulks large ia the social and- economic-]  work!.- The Times says in part:  "In peril of Bankruptcy. The bankers declare that hundreds,  of persons have put themselves in peril of'bankruptcy during the-J  last six months by mortgaging their homes or hypothecating valu-^  able securities to buy machines.  Home figures    have been prepared by leading automobile authorities  respecting  the   industry.     It   is   estimated   that there   is  to-day invested in  automobile plants about, $400,000,000 and  th "ut!  at least 200.000 persons are employed  in the manufacture of^ auto"  mobiles or their accessories.    The  automobile  makers' are  paying  to the railroads of the country hftweeu $25,000/100 and $30.0l)0.00()|  annually for freight and consume over $00,000,000 of rubber, steel  iron and aluminum.  Three Hundred Thousand. Oars.   There are in daily use in the[  l-nitcd Slates at present approximately ..'550.000 automobiles.    The']  1 !���������()!> production may be placed at .180.000 cars, with an approximate value uf $240,000.0007'  TO COMPEL BOATS TO OAEEY WIRELESS.  (Literary  Digest.J  bat ihe Bureau of Navigation may he informed regarding the|  TICKETS  25 cts I  enforcement of the  ment. collectors- of  vessels to which !���������;'.'  (Chicago, July 27) :  "The statement of  system   of   equipment,  steamer or  leased. Ihe  tical  miles,   the   power  law requiring steamers to carry wireless equip-  enstous have been directed to furnish lists of|  act is applicable. Says '"Tlie Electrical Review''  Can be obtained any day from the following: ���������  Capt. Secret, ?t the church cor. 10th Ave and Ontario St.  Prs. W.M.S.. Mrs. Beckett. 675 Broadway W. Phone L4915  Cor. -Sec -Mrs Craighead, 12-8th Avenue E.   Phone L 2370  vessels is required to give the name of the  whether  the- .equipment   is   owned   by   thei  wave length   in  meters, the range in nan  in   kilowatts,   and  the   call   letters.     It  estimated  at the  Bureau  of Navigation   that   about  60 per  cent]  of all steamers subject to the provisions of the act are probablj  equipped already with the apparatus required; thus leaving som|  40 per cent, still to be provided.''  The same paper, in another column, tells,us that similar legisj  lafion   is   contemplated   in   England.   "Sir  Edward   Bassoon's   hi),  making  compulsory the  equipment  of all  passenger  vessels  witl<  a   wireless  system   having   passed   its  first  reading  in  the  Hous/  of Commons'recently."    \Ve read:  "It provides that all ships, both British and foreign whic  embark with passengers at British ports must be provided witll  an installation capable of receiving and transmitting a distance  of 100 miles. A penalty of $5,000 in the event, of a failure tq  obey the law is provided."  rtv, :-��������� illlll  R��������� .BRITISH, COLUMBIA.  THE WESTERN CALL, VAI.COUVB  MOUNT   PLEASANT   BRANCH  THE ROYAL BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY  ; BROADWAY, COR. WESTMINSTER AVE7  7      CAKES, PASTRY, BREAD, CONFECTIONERY  SpCCial-ROYAL CROWN BREAD (5c. a LOAF)  Jain Store -��������� THE ROYAL -iS0 y0?SITI5>AVE  If  i  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 - - '1941 Westminster Avenue.  New Laid Ejjrs -       -       ���������  .   ���������       -       ���������     4oc doz.  Oniuffe Creamery Butter      ...       3 lbs. for $1 00  Priiirie Rose Creamery Butter ���������      - 3 lbs. for $1 00   ,  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter        -      -      - 30c lb.  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs       -       -       28c lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at all times.  Leave lis your name and address^and we will call on-you twice a,  week.. '    '\'7: ' -<     '"��������� '.       ^  THE OLD STORY.  'To-morrow," he promised 'his conscience, "to-morrow I mean to be  good; ;   : '������������������:������������������ ''..'   ���������.': ;"' ."������������������'..-  To-morrow I'll think as I" ought to; to.  morrow I'll do as I should;  To-morrow I'll conquer the habits  that hold me from heaven away.;"  But ever his -conscience repeated one  word, and one only, "To-day."  To-morrow, to-morrow, to-morrow���������  thus day after-day it went on;  To-morro\y. to-morrow, to-morrow���������  till youth like a vision was gone,  Till age and his passions had written  the message of fate on his brow,  And forth from the shadows came  Death with the pitiless syllable,  "Now." -'  ���������Christian Endeavor World.  !BS  Scott & Gibson  2152 Westminster Avenne  PAINTERS, PAPERHANGERS AND DECORATORS  The latest designs iu Wiillpaper.  Estimates given on all kiuds of Painting, Paperhaugiug and  Decorating. v  mj  Mechanic's Tools  Atkins SilVef SteelSaws  Ma^daie and Keqii Kutter Goods  Ageiitv  AN  INDIAN   BALL GAME.  At this season of the year, down  in eastern Oklahoma, the Indians are  to be seen playing ball. They are  fine players and enter into the contest with zest. The game they play  is a combination of lacrosse, football  and baseball, with a dash of tennis.  The ball has a core of rubber, over  which is wound cord, with a cover  made of long, thin strips of deer hide  ���������drawn tightly so as to make a good  surface. ..Kach Indian is equipped  with a three-fect chili with a spoon-  shaped end, the latter laced with  buckskin thongs, sc as to give added  force to the ball. While the ball is in  play, it cannot be touched with the  hands or ,batted with the club. It  must be"caught in the spoon-shaped  end and thrown in the same way..  The football flavor is imparted by  the rough play, and the lacrosse touch  by the fact that a goal is wpn only  ���������when a ball is thrown fairly between  two goal posts. Eleven to twenty  men are played on a side, and from  the moment the ball is tossed'up in  the center, until somebody "throws  a goal,"  the  playing  is  as, fast  and  G.  SHIRWIN* WILLIAMS  PAINTS .'-and VARNISHES  "'-��������� ���������        ���������.-...���������      >. ;���������  E. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  known as successful inventors, have  invented an apparatus by the use of  which it is possible to see what is  going on at the other end of the wire.  The teshnical details of the invention  are being kept secret, but the newspapers mentioned recently employed  an engineer of repute to test the  brothers' claim, and this expert declared the claim to be fully. Jiistjfied.  He also stated that the process was  entirely new and very simple.  "The process differs from the systems of phottotelegraphy," says the  engineer of ^repute, "in that it makes  no use of photography, but transmits  light and color directly. A speaker  at a telephone fitted with the apparatus can be seen, and he can show  anything he likes  across the wires."  Some two years ago a Western inventor was claimed to have perfected  such an apparatus, but nothing has  been heard of it ������ince.  ������������������������������ ���������  ������������^������������������������������������������������ ������������������������  Phone 4607        -        -        McGowen & Salter  THE   DON  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near 12th  Itichrnend Dairy Ice Cream, Butter and Pure Cream  fresh daily. Try our Ice cream Sodas and Sundaes.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery, just like  mother used to make.    You will.note we keep only  the best.  (5������  ICE CREAM  For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  To the Religious Editor.  The following ministers will occupy  the respective pulpits of the Methodist  churches in the city and New Westminster on August 14 and 21. These  gentlemen are delegates with many  others to tbe quadrennial General Conference convening August 15 in Victoria, and will arrive here on Saturday  by special -train bringing delegates  from different parts of Canada, -from'  one ocean to the other. The Conference will be in session two weeks and  successful efforts were made to secure  their meeting on the Western seaboa.vi*'  -i'i {]���������''������������������' r-rrsion, the first time in theii  ecclesiastical' history. The Genera!  Conference is the .legislative body of  the whole church, consisting of one  minister to every twelve ministers in  the*'Connexion, and ��������� an'equal number  of laity, and is one of-the most important ecclesiastical bodies on the  continent. Steps are being taken to  have a uumher of .delegates see around  Vancouver on arrival of train, . the  others proceeding direct to Victoria.  Wesley Church, a.m. Rev. O. Darwin,  p.m. Rev; A. E. Smith.  Jit. Pleasant, a,m. Rev. A. E. Smith,.  per gallon, $2.00!  i  | Special Discount to Frater-,|  I nal   Orders   and f  Churches.  f Independent  Drug  S^ore  (Lepatourel & mcRae)  I  f  The Scientific American states that  for the past three years meat has  been cured hy electricity in much less  time than was required by the old  method. The meat is placed in large  wooden tanks and covered with the  ordinary pickle,0and the current applied in a certain way.. The action  of the current is hot perfectly understood, but it appears to drive the  pickle into the meat and hasten the  cure. It also appears to preserve the  pickle and prevent its deterioration,  except for the loss of ingredients  taken up by the meat.  f  *  Cor. 7th & Westminster f  Avenues ,./$.  If  a  ^{.^i.j.1j..;.,-f..:.<3..><S,*I'**>,Jt������t,iS,v-'K������H������*^  furious as in any football game, while prn. Rev. 6." Darwin  PRACTICAL iiOISESIMR I  Oscar Kidd  < Between Sirth and Seventh  A'ventics  Special attention given to Lame  and Isierfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  tne loud yelling  adds to the excitement. :/ 7  In the village games the women'  frequently take part,. playing as partners of the: men sometimes, but  following the Indian custom, they  usuall y troop together. The men ars  gallant enough to permit the women  to have twice as many on their side,  and let them use their hands, too.  Twenty-one points constitute a game,  one point for each time the bail goes  between the posts.  aDi\ Chown,  CHOOSE   CAREFULLY   YOUR  PATH.  of you,", once said that  ;ovker, D. L. Moody, to an  of young people, "-choose  your path.'"  "1 beg  earnest <  audience  carefully,  ^���������������������������^������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������O ������������������������������������������������������������������  ^ivyvtoijirtt" JPIeasAiii.(;W^&ry'        |  NEW STABLES -        '.-.-.      NEW-^UIPMENT |  '������545 HOWARD STREET     -    -     PHONE_84a |  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,     " J  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS. ,J  Night Orders promptly attended to. i  The farmer is careful in the choice  of seed. He does not want, bad seed  or- inferior seed, because he knows  that such will give a poor crop. He  looks for the best seed he can "buy.  Choice is a solemn thing. You can  make this moment a turning-point in  your life. Once, during the conquest  of Peru, PifeiTo's followers threatened "t6"de'serl'''"iilih: " They '"'���������gathered on  the shore'to embark for home. Drawing his sword, .he traced a line with h  in the sand-from east to west. Then,  turning toward  the  south he'said:  Sixth Avenue, a.m. Rev  p.m. Rev. Dr, Chowii.  Kitsilano, a,ni-. Rev. James Endicott,  p.m. Rev. Dr. Heartz.  ���������  South     Kitsilano,     a.m.   Rev.   Dr.  Heartz, p.m. Rev. James Endicott.  Central;;-a.m. Rev. Dr. 'Woodsworth,  p.m. R������T. T. C. Buchanan.  Grand View, a.m Rev T. C.."Gnchan-  an. p.m. Ker. Dr7'\Voodswori.b.  ,   Robson ..Memorial,  a.m.  Rev.  C.  H.  Huesfis. p.m. Rev. Dr. Rirlrle'.l.  Mountain View, a.m. Rev. Melvin  Taylor, p.m. Rev. Prof. Andrews.  Grace, a.m. Rev. Prof. Andrews, p.m.  Rev. Me-v'in Taylor. .'���������,',  Dundas Street, a.m. Rev. -Wm. Harrison, p.m. Rev. Dr. Manly .Benson.'  Trinity, a.m. ,Rev. Dr. Riddell, p.m.  Rev. C. TT.; Hue.stis.  Ferris Road. a.m. Rev. J. 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AU the more  .reason, to try a really-skilled  ��������� : -artist;, ���������;one who ;has made a  life study of the human face  arid who stands second hone  (-iii photographic iability.  Satisfaction assured when  ; you have a photo, im ade by  7rni: jMOUJ^TTjir^ASANX  PHOTOGRAPHER  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and BROADWAY  OPP. FIRE HALL  ���������f  ���������>  i   9  *  *  A.  t  TORONTO  FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  ^.GG  "Friends   and   comrades,    on     that  side are  toil, hunger, nakedness, the son. p.m. Rev. Manly Benson,  drenching storm, and death;   on this  side,  ease   and   pleasure.    There lies  Peru, with all its riches; here, Pana-  ���������4ji.*-<2������*w{f������{K������H������i4-������3i'*^2',*'U,<*'0'*'���������"*,<Sr'*l  ���������<4<.<Ji*.(������i.������.<si.������.tJ>-������^J>.������.iJ>*.^>.������'i>������.������.>J>.������.iJi.������.t������i.������.">  *  HUE STERLING DRY GOODS  AND MILLINERY HOUSE  3218 Westminster Avenue  ������?>  ma and its poverty. Choose each  man as becomes a hrave Castilian.  For my part, I go south."  . So saying; he stepped across the  line, and, one after another, his comrades followed him, and the destiny  of South America was decided..  Napoleon was once offered a position as���������o(h'cer in the Turkish artillery.  He declined it; hut, had he chosen tc:  accept it, tho history of Europe would  have heen different.  SPEC SAL THIS WEEK j  SLAUGHTER SALE OF CHILDREN'S DRESSES f  Must be cleared out. 0 *  SEEING   OVER   TELEPHONE  WIRES.     ���������  The idea of being able to se;������ as  well as talk over telephone-wires is  jone that has at times tickled th^  press of the country to such an extent  that much fun has arisen over its  remote possibility, yet the "Politikcn"  of Copenhagen announces that is has  been made possible.  Two Danes, the brothers Anderson,  says  "Popular    Mechanics,"    already  V..  Rc>-  Sixtli Avenue, a.m. Rev. S. T. Bartlett. p.m. Rev. S. T. Hartlett.  Kitsilano. a.m. Rev. Dr. Levi Curtis  p.m. Rev. Dr. Johnson.  Central, a.m. Rev. G. W. Hsnderson  p.m. Rev. Dr. Ah.-Cnimis.  Gi-cT'd View. a.m. Rev. D. McCamus.  pm. Rev. f?. \V. Henderson.  Robsoi1   "emorisil.   a.m.   Rev., T.  Darby, p.-n. p"v. AV. H. Ditchon.  Mo'infiiin >";'-w. ;i.m. Rev. J  l.i-=-m.  p.m.  H'3      "   "!���������  !'p"-  Grace,   a.m.   Rev.   R   G.  Re.v J. I.I. Robinson.  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VISITINQ FRIENDS  are glad to have mention macU of their visit;  friends are found that  you otherwise would  have no knowledge of  being near. Resides all  this it makes the community more homelike.  Drop us a card or  PHONE 1 APE PHONE  THE  Wesern  Call  2408 Westm'ster Rd  ON THE ROAD  TO SUCCESS  Every boy ought to take a good,  honest look at himself every now and  then���������not 'in the glass, but to review  his past, examine his present position,  and try to forecast his future. Our  world is old, and has had many boys,  many of whom have climbed the ladder of success to the top round. The  lives of these boys make splendid material for comparisons. Why did they  succeed?  In doing this, too many boys are not  honest to themselves. They say, in  making comparisons: '"These successful boys were favored in some  way; had wealthy, influential fathers  or friends; had a chance to go to college"���������or make some other excuse or  explanation. It is a clear case of  where the wish is father to the  thought. To look up the life histories  of our great men takes time. True,  one may get books where the main  facts about these men are compiled in  brief form, but these books are not  always to be had at the time when a  boy is in a mood to get such information. Fortunately someone has prepared statistics on the reasons or the  why of the sucesses, and fortunately,  too, there are papers which circulate  largely among hoys. The man I refer  to has prepared a list of one thousand  successful Americans. It would take  too much space to print the names,  but a few points can be quoted here  which are food for thought and a  source of inspiration to both those  who are trying their best and those  whose ambition is waning. v  Here is an interesting table:  300 were farmers' sons.  200 started' as messenger boys.  200 sold newspapers as a start.  200 climbed from aprentice to the  top.  50 began in railroad offices or shops.  50 were helped by outside influence  such as wealthy parents or relatives.  It is pretty safe to say that the  three hundred who ploughed the  fields, hoed corn or v milked cows in  their early days got little help from  influences outside themselves/  The two hundred messenger boys  must have had days when the-road to  success seemed very much uphill, but  they got there.  Those of you who ha.ve seen newsboys at work, need not be told that as  a start in life this work is not the  meanB hardship, privation and, slow  gain. Here is a record of two bun-!  dred who stepped from this low plane  to the mountain top of success.       <  To be an apprentice Is to be a  drudge. Merit Is required ot him, and  the pay is small, yet two hundred and  fifty laid splendid foundation for the  future while their employers kept  them hustling.  Only fifty out of the thousand were  favored with "pull." It would be interesting to know how many ot these  fifty would have succeeded even without the help they received.  Here is proof enough that the  achievements honored by the world  are posible to everyone���������that success  depends almost wholy upon individual  effort.  It takes grit sometimes to look at  yourself and see the bumble position  you ��������� hold, and then to say, "My  chances are as good as anybody's."  It is grit that enables you to climb.  Be gritty.���������Boys' World.  AUSTRALIAN  PROSPERITY  /  / NOTICE. .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Jotoa Ham*  mond, of Nelson Island, occupation  farmer, intend to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:��������� ,.,-..  . Commencing at a post planted, at  the South East corner of Pre-emption  No. 2131, being about 3-4 miles in a  article   of   produce   in   these   States  beyond    the   seas   is wool,   and  the  To  anyone  who  has   followed   the  course of Australian affairs, it is evi-.South Easterly direction from niouthiof  dent that  that  country  is  doing  ex-{creek in Billings Bay (Nelson Island)  ceedingly well.    The most important ������bout l1"2  mile from  the'entrance, of  bay;  thence. North 40 chains;  thence  East   20   chains;    thence   South   40  I chains; thence West 20 chains to stake  figures for the twelve months ending of commencement, containing 80 acres".  June 30, just issued, shows   excellent | JOHN HAMMOND.  results.    The total exports   in    thati..Apnl 4th'1910,  period were 1,921,000 bales from Australia,   and  513,000  bales  from   New  Zealand,  making  a  total of  2,444,000  bales, as against 2,288,000 baleB in the  preceding   twelve   months,   which   in  itself was by no means a bad  year.  The average value per bail sold in the  Commonwealth    was    about    $67,00,  which means tha^the exports represented a value of well over 150 millions  to the Australian community.   This of  itself would have been considered pro-  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    I.jOt    19,  thence north 20 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence south 20 chains, thence  ^    c* x    ieast SO chains more or less to point of  sperity In the old days, but. the States i commencement.  are also doing well in other respects..  During the last year or two they have /  developed a great grain trade, the-,  area under cultivation having risen  very rapidly, and, indeed, in setae  States which were deemed to be useless for grain-growing, the output has  been very considerable. Encouraged  by the relative unimportance of the  shipments from the United States, the  Australian corn-grower finds plenty of  outlet for their energy} and present  conditions are in favor of bis securing  a good price for his cereals in the future. Then, the policy of closer land  settlement in the more freely populated parts of the country is also having its influence upon the production  of articles grown by the smaller  farmer, and were it not that the gold  output of the continent is steadily declining, the picture would be alto-,  gether favorable. After all, the gold  output is still important, and in all  probabiliiy will remain so for a long  time to come, and meantime it plays  an important part in opening up the  back blocks of the country, which  without the incentive of finding gold  might have been left for a long time  untouched, by population.  fuming to the most recent Banking figures, we find that the last published returns covering all the Banks,  were those dealing with the quarter  ending March 31, 1910. These show  fixed or savings deposits amounting  to |420,650,000.00, with urrent accounts  of |329,450,000.00, or total deposits of  $750,100,000.00, being about |65,000,-  000.00 in excess of the previous twelve  month.  April lath. 1910.  IRVING L. BAIN.  XtAITB ACT.  New   Westminster   Land   District.  District of New Westminster..  TAKK notice that Ella Deboo, of Vancouver. B. C. occupation nurse, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the-  followlng described lands:���������  Commencing-at a post planted at the  Northeast corner: of T. L. 20021; thence  50 'ch'nins, more or less, .North; thence  80 chains, more or less. West; thence 80  chains, more or less, South; thence 80  chains, more or less Kast, to potyt of  commencement, containing six hundred  jnd forty  ^filO) acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO,  .   . Name of Applicant.  William John Pascoe, Agent.  Date. April 15th. 1910.  THE    STORE  OW     QUALITY  I  Phone: jgg������  We hear a good deal about this  store being "Too Dear." We  challenge comparison with any  store in the city in staple lines  of goods. Of course we hear  now Jand again of "Snaps."  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class articles. All prices  rule alike. Call and convince  yourself.  Always a choice" selection of  fresh fruits and vegetables on  hand.  UMONrS GROCERT  224 J Westminster Ave.  Near Corner 7th  ���������  I  o  I  I  i  JNAFFZINGER J DUERR::  '* BELT LINE BROKERAGE < ?  < ��������� 63 Broadway, E.      Phone 5761    .  J, ������      '������������������������  ;  Choice Lots in South Vancouver, ,,.  J 9800 and op. ������������������;;  +:"Hf*+: $i������'4i'''t"*''t'*"l"*'#'*"8'.'*'ll"*'tl'*#<'  LandAot  HOW FROST KILLS PLANTS  AN ENGLISH MOTORCYCLE  In response to the demand for quick  mail delivery in England, some^of the  postmen on the rural routes have been  making a special study of vehicles  that combine speed, power and econ -  omy of carrying space. Perhaps the  most successful of these to be adopted  is the motorcycle, used by a carrier  who delivers the mail on a route leading out. of a village fifty miles north  of London. The machine has three  wheels, with what are called "running  boards" for the rider's feet, in the place  of pedals.  As the English carriers deliver a  large number of parcels, as well as letters and other mail, there is a convenient compartment in the form of a  large wicker basket, for their storage,  and safe transportation. The basket  makes a rest for the carriers back. A  rail extends around the top to hold tha  mail bags. The steering apparatus is  like that of an ordinary automobile.  The Swedish botanist, Lldfors, has  proposed a new theory to explain the  killing action of frosts on plants, as  well as the fact that certain plants escape damage.when others are destroyed. He observed that such plants as  Cerastium and Viola, which survive  i the severe winters of Sweden, have the  fistarch in their leaves replaced during  th cold season by sugar. He then found  that in plants which do not possess  this peculiarity ice is formed ,in the interspaces between- the cells,,,. and the  water is withdrawn from the cell sap  When the water is extracted the proteins in the cells pass out of solution  with disastrous effects. But if sugar  is present the proteins remain in solution until a much lower temperature  1s reached.  Candle Power of Sun and Stars-  Mr. Nordmann, who has recently estimated the light and heat of the sun  and stars by a new method, has re -  sen ted to the Paris Academy of Sciences some interesting figures concerning  the intrinsic luminosity of those bodies. He shows that the light of the  sun is equal, for each square centimeter of its surface (there are about two  and a half centimeters in an inch), to  the combined light of 319,000 standard  candles. But there are other suns Intrinsically much brighter than ours.  Vega and Slrlus possess, for each  square centimeters of their surfaces,  the luminosity of no less than 6,000,000  candles. On the other hand the luminosity of the great reddish star Alde-  baran is equivalent to only 22,000 candles per square centimeter, and that  of the small star Rho Persei to more  than 4,000 candles.  TOO MESSY.  "Oh, mamma, I'm to travel with  Edgar in Egypt���������the land of the pyramids and hieroglyphics!"  "Well, dear, remember I can't have  you bringing any of those things home  with you."���������Fliegende Blaetter.  PRIMA FACIE.  The Barber.���������"Shall I go over your  face twice?" ���������     . -  The Patron���������"Yes, if there's any  left."���������Brooklyn Life.  Take notice that I, W. J. Pascoe, of  Vancouver. B. C. occupation Broker, intend to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  North-west corner of District t-ot 1496,  on the Kast shore of Howe Sound, thence  Bast 20 chains; thence North 40 chains;  thence East 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. 1< <  WTIil.TAM JOHN PASCOE.  February 4th. 1910.  ASKE HALL  1540 Fifth Ave., West  FOR RKLSTT  > Private Dances. . Geaeral Meetiaf*  PHONE L&R 3364  GEO. ASKE  2038 GRANVILLE ST.  =.11  i Acme  For Estimates *oi> PlumWflf;  HOT AIR OR WATER HEATINQ  PHONE   5545  Vancouver  319 Broadway p  *  $H?t4������H$H������H{������<3^H$M{������t^  *l  NOT TO OVERDO IT.  Lily���������"I'se gwlne to a sprize party  to-night, Miss Sally."  Miss Sally���������"What will you take for  a present?"  Lily���������"Well, we didn' cal'late on  takin' no "present. Yo' see, we don'  want to sprize 'em too much."���������Brooklyn Life.  AN EXPERT ACCOUNTANT.  Mrs. Newly���������Don't you like my new  hat, dearest?"  Newly���������r'Yes-s, it's all right"  Mrs. Newly���������"Well I bought it on  your account, dear!"  Newly���������"Yes, you usually do."���������  Brooklyn Life.  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B.-C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  PHONE 6S71 COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT St  HER   FIRST   EXPERIENCE.  "Everything is Relative," says Mane  Bashkirtseff, "and if a pin wounds  you as sharply as a knife, what have  the sages to say in the matter?".  Likewise, if fair weather at sea seems  frightful to one unused to the water,  why should the marines criticize?  At the same time, the reader cannot  help sympathizing somewhat with the  lad in Robert Woolward's "Nigh Sixty  Years at Sea."  I was putting out the lights one  night about eleven o'clock; the ship  was making good headway with a fine  iair wind. A lady's maid stopped me  to ask if I would come and speak to  her mistress.  ���������  I found in her cabin a stout, elderly  lady with a life-belt on.   At best, the amusement.  cabin door was only wide enough ti  let her go in and out, so what objecj  she  had   in   donning  the  life-belt  could not see.   It upset my gravitiy.j  Being asked if the gale was abatinj  did  not restore  my  equanimity, anj  I laughed outright.  . ���������������  The old lady said, "Young man,  did not send for you to laugh at m4  Answer my question.   Is the gale aba]  nig?"  I told her there was no gale; tha  the weather was fine, and had bee|  This did not pacify her.  "Go away, young man!" she exclair  ed.   "I will, report you to the captau]  as soon as I am well enough."  This %he did, to the captain's grea  i^a  - .-'*������.-��������������������������������� ru.-*'.<s\v*iy..p;...,S-it.w^n.~  ������^������������������������,tm���������������������������������w~������-5Wo������������H-~������������������������wlBl(m������^^  VHF, WESTERN CALL* VANCOUVB  CHURCHES-  Baptist  >-'���������..'.. ... . ��������� '  MTPLEASANT  Baptist Giiurch-  Cor- 10th Avp. and Quebec St.  Key. S. Everton, B. A., Pastor.  m 250 13th Avenue, East.  |) Preaching Services���������11 a. m. aud ?:������'���������  ?\'-'p..m.    Suuday School at 2:30 p. ,m  B. Y. P.-U.���������Monday, 8 p.m.  Methodist  7  ;M  T. PLEASANT GHRUH.-r.  Cornet  Tenth are. and Ontario  !| Services���������Preaching at 11 a. m and ai  7:00 p. m.      Sunday School and Bibl������  \    Class at i :80 p. m.  Eev. VV. LasAky Hall, p.A.B.D  "Pastor.  S-.     Parsonage 123 Eleventh avenue, we������i. TeU  ^ p-.onu :������>-<. . ��������� -  Presbvterlan  :M  T. PLEASANT Church-  comer Ninth ave. ami (Jiieber *i.  |l Sunday , Skkvicks���������Pul#lic wor.-hip ai  11 ti.: in nnd 7:u0p.ui ; Suuduy school  -:.   aud bible Uluss nt. 'i :!J0 p.   in.;    Mon  ;    i������ay���������Uhristiun Endeavor at 8:00p. iu  :; 'Wednesday���������Prayer'Mcotiug at- 8:0i  p.  m.   Friday���������Choir practice.  v Hev. J. W. Woodside, M. A.,  hen. 170 Ninth ave. \V       Tel. U.HM8.    PsiStOI  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cor. Weiton itiul 2<ilh.   OiiVri   m*  ������.f Westminster .We.  services���������Sunday I.':00 a. in. and ?:3i  'p. ui     Suuduy School 2:80.  .'Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8:00 p.m  Rkv. J. 11. CAMenON, B. A;,  ( Residence cor. Quebec ami 21st. Pastoi  k ~~'    ^Anglican    ' ~r~--  ST. MICHAELS��������� -  <U>rnei-9tli ave. and I'riii'i'e KrtwKid .t  I' SBRViCEs���������Moruiug Prifiyer at 11 a. tu  and EveiiMJiig tit 7 :30 p. 'in. each Suu,  day.    Holy Communion ou first and  third Sundays in each month aftei  Moruiug Prayer, and ou  secoud auc  t'ouito Srtiidl,,*������ at,6:00 p. ,ui.     Suu  day School nt 2:U0 p:in.  Rkv. Ct. H. Wilsox,-Rector.  [iRectory. Cor. Ave. Stli iml I'linee Kilwanl St.  ;T-'U'|ilione l.:;">4::.  CENTRAL liAP 11ST OLiU-KOH���������  CotnurTenth Ave..and bau'elst.  |\Services -Preaching  nt   11  a.m.  ant  f:30 p.m   Sunday School at-2.80 pin  Rev P. Clifton Pakkkr, M. A ,  Pnstoi  t:  Rev  Pth Aye. w  Latter Day Saints.  lpEORGAN1ZED Church of Christ-  |X\   ''���������-:',. 837 Ninth' avnnie east.  Services���������Every Sunday evening at K  f  o'clock.   Sunday school at 7 o'clock  f   Prayer Meeting.Wednesday at 8 p. ui  L ..'":; .1   S. Rainey, Elder.  LODGES  [independent Orqer  of Odd fellow *  T. PLEASANT Lodge No. TH,  Meets every Tuesday at 8 p.-.m  in I. O. O. F  Hall-Westminster ave.  Mt. Plensaut.     Sojotmiiiig brethrei  cordially invited to attend,  k..Campbell, Noble Grand, Adda P. O  ������������. .Dong-Ins, Vice'Grand; 26th & Wesir  Pjos Sewell, Rec. Sec. -isi 7th ave. k.  tova I Orange Lodge  Vl1  PLEASANT L. O. L. No. !b4i  Meets the fstnud-Hd Thhrsday i>-  each month  at. S p. m ,   n  tho K. of P Hill  All      visiting    Brethrw  coriliiilly welcome.  Jons Coviii.B, W. M  :*> l;������h uve. W.  ,N. E. Loi.:������mi-:ed, Socv  720 17th uve., W.  Independent Order Foresters  10/urtT Vancouver no. 1328-  ._ Meets 2d aud 4ih jioiitisiys of cad  tmonth at 8 p. in., iu the Oddfellows.  . Hall, Mt. Pleasant. Visiting breth-  | em iilwuvs welcome.  H. Hankin's, Chief Ranger  M. J.Orkman, Rec. Sec.  ., :Ki7 PrineeKS>-lr������.,������,������. '-.'itV  f.'A. PENOEU.Y.'Fiuaucial- Swr"t-ary.  2;i7 eleventh meuiiecas -  Piano Tuning  Expert R^epair Wcrk.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  Be'avc your orders at the Western ('"all  =^  FLOUR  Try our  Imperial Brand  The Best Bread Flour.  FEED  Best quality of HAY, GRAIN,  '  CHOP and POTLTRY"  SUPPLIES.  Pratt's Poultry  Food  The wonderful egg producer^  [TRY A EOX. 25c and 50c.  [S. W. KEITH  Crjadway and Westminster Road  PHONE 1637  J\  AND  House  Fittings  B  0  U  G  H  T  /  We have a  variety in the  house necessities. --��������� -.��������� -.  RATTAN CHAIRS  KITCHEN FURNITURE  BEDROOM Fl'l TINGS  garden chairs  You 'connot   afford to miss our  values.  DEATH ON THE RAIL  WONDERFUL GRMDING  McCarthy's last ride.  'Mid the terrible booming of thunder,  Sharp lightning and deluge of rain,  Came the tidings of death and disaster  To Carlton's ill-fated train;  Where the wind's sudden raise in its  '"."fury, ���������-��������� 7; ^  Soon blew in a merciless gale,  And sent flying along from the siding  A car to spread death on the rail.  'Twas   a   night   when   bravest  might  falter*  With heart-stricken    fear    and  de  spair,  For it seemed as if legions of demons  Were out and at war with the air;  But the tide of humanity flowing  O'eicame every feeling of fright,  ln the.rescuing party who labored '  So bravely that terrible night.  A sight thp.t will ne'er be forgotten  Whi!" ''eason presides in the brain  ;To beheld all the dead and the dying  Vv'uo rode on  that ill-fated  train.  i  Heaven   pity   them  all!     Here's   one  other,  Whose equals on earth were but.  few;  He's' my noble professional brother.  Who proved v,:hat.-a brave man can  do.  All the newspapers called hini a h?:���������<>.  Who bravely met death at his pes;,  Ah, yes! He remained on his engine  While    others   turned   white. as  ������  ghost.  Not   a  selfish   thought   entered   his  bosom,  He stood on the foot-board resigned,  ^yith the lever reversed in the quadrant,  To save the three hundred behind.  His fireman was pulled out, disniem-  i bered,  !    From under the wreck where ho lay  (And  he,  too,  played  the  part p?  aj  \     .'.-.-' .'hero),.-:'.. 7 -. ,:. ���������  In fragments they bore him aw ny.  They  were  there,  true  comrades  to-  j    Y    gether,  !    Their life-tide besprinkled the sod,  And within a few hours of each ether,  Both  spirits  ascended to Godl  Hurry, Fame, with your brightest of  laurels, ,     >.  To deck poor McCarthy's last hsd;  He has gone beyond earthly assitarce  And lies with the heroic dead.  .He is one of the army of victims  Whom duty requires each year, ,  To be foremost where danger is thiclc-  -   est,  And die like a Drave engineer.  I    "'���������     ���������'*  : Hear the .multitude wail  as  we  bear  him,  All   covered   with   .flowers    to   thi  i grave;  N'otg the grief of his kinsmen  wlio':  tear him  Away from the ranks of the "brave;  See his five little fatherles children,'"  Who huddle up close to the bier;  Hear   the   sobs   of   his  heart-broken  In making diffraction gratings for  examining the fine details of the spec-  tr.ni'of light, Prof. A. A. Michelson  has contrived a wonderfully delicate  method of grinding 7 the screw, the  turning of which controls the advance  I the diamond point thr.t .'cralchss  the parallel lines on the glass. 7By  grinding with a nut, kept wet ^vith  soap and water.for several 'month's, a  first approximation to the desired accuracy was obtained. Then a correcting nut, with an arrangement for rubbing harder on one side than on the  other, was applied, and finally the er-  rors were brought down to the two -  millionths of an inch. To secure the  rigidty required for a screw long  enough to ruTij 250,000 lines on a gracing 15 inches long, the screw must.  weigh. 30 or 10 uounds. Nine-tenths  of this weight., \v,is supported on mercury. 'Great trouble was experienced  in finding suitable diamond points  After the first year not a good one was  found for six years. Finally, Sir Wili-  iiim Crookes. ��������� produceda satisfactory  diamond which was ..obtained'.'from a  mine which yields unusually hard  stones. *  STOCKS AND FINANCE  The local stock market has been  fairly active. There has been rather  sensational rise and fall in "Nugget,"  which within one week rose to $1.30  and back to; $1.00. This7has been  caused by the reported purchase of  the mine by the GuggeLheimer interests. As a matter of fact, it is  stated on good authority that it is  one of the younger GUggerlietniers  who has taken a "fling"..at-the Kobta-  nay mine, and that his ojie������ations  have been limited to an option on  some of the Pool stock. In any case  it is far from certain that his advent  will in any way increase the value of  the average stock holders' interests.  American Can. Oil has aiso been  fairly ^active. Portland Can.������l stocks  remain dull: This does not indicate,  however, that there will be any  "slump" in these stocks, but is rather  indicative of a weeding out of "wild  cats." Portland Canal is undoubtedly  destined to be one of the greatest mining    camps    on the continent.  FARMS IN ALASKA  IN CASE OF A RUSH.  Prospective Tenant���������"No, I'm afraid  this fiat would be too small. I m:ght  want to grow a beard."���������Life.  READY RELIEF.  "Have you any aches or pains thi::  morning?"  Patient���������"Yes, Doctor; it hurts me  to breathe; in fact, the only trouble  now seems to be with my breath." .  Physician���������"All right. I'll give you  something"��������� that will soon, stop that."  ��������� Good Housekeeping.   "  Prof. C. C. Georgeson of the United  States Department of Agriculture has  recently brought from Alaska samples  of grain and vegetables, grown in bur  northermo&t   territoy,. that have  as-  jtonished the uninformed. ".From nis  j and other leports to the department  lit appears that Alaska has some 20,-  000,000 acres���������as large an area as the  total farming agricultural land. Grajn  may be matured, hay, potatoes and  many vegetables succeed in this region. The climate is more favorable  for farming than that of Finland,  where 3,000,000 people live by that industry, and compares well with the  climate of Sweden and Norway, where  agriculture thrives. It has been found  i that berries and small fruits will grow  well ' in nearly all sections south of  I the arctic circle, and that currants,  >respberries and gooseberries succeed  better than in the Casten States. At  Rampart watermelons were brought  to maturity last year. Rhubarb, cucumbers, aebbages and turnips were  also grown in his garden by Judge  Frank E. Howard, United States Commissioner, at Coldfoot, 60 miles north  cf the circle.    7 A  COLOGNIAL;  "Mrs. .Oldbludde���������"��������� I hear that you  have very fine Colonial furaiture in  the house you have rented."  i    *  TO OUR READERS!  By special arrangement we offer you a great  opportunity to read  ::..-:.���������   .^WidOW,.:  .....,=_...._.._._,...__, .. _.   As she weeps for the dead engineer.  He is. now laid to rest, and forever  He sleeps his last sleep 'neath the  sodj^  All the wails of the loved ones shall  never'  Recall his free spirit from God.  When-on-duty he never did-falter���������  i    Although    he    Ibr.ed    children    and  wife��������� -      .  But laid down his all ov. its altqr,  !    And niind you, that all was his life.  Olr!     I    know    glorious    deeds    are  recorded -  Above with a merciful pen;  And   I   know   that   al!   those   are   rewarded  Who act as the savers of men.  When   Gabriel's  trumpet  gives  warn-'  ing ' .       ;  To call up the heroic dead, ���������,  1  EDMOND ROSTAND'S wonderful '' Crumtecier" is the dramatic sensation  of the world. In it Rostand proves himself to be one of the greatest dramatists iof all.times. "Chantecler" is not only the greatest play of the century,-���������it is the one great play of the  last hundred years.    It is an exqtii-  ��������� site story, palpitating with, human  sympathy and interest. It warms  the blood ���������stirs tlie emotions^���������  arouses every commendable sentiment. "Chantecler" sparkles with  wit���������counsels   with,  wise  philoso-  , phy ��������� entertains  with  fascinating  idiom���������while the ton'es cf the hour  beil of today, and today's problems,  are heard through the medium of  " Chantecler's"   deliciously   up-to-  date slancr.    No lanrua^'e contains  sufficient superlatives to describe it.  Only reading and .study will <. :inb!^  you. to appreciate it.   It haj aroused -  all France���������London haj rone mad  over it.  The Only .S^IisfeTraasIaMoaj^  RostaiT* has chosen Il.\ m i'ton's  Magazine^ .'the medium through which  to present' Chantecler " to the English-reading workl. The puhlicn'.ion will he in four instalments, ��������� one'ace.t>>-each instalment, beginning in the June number, 'j lv: trnnshitor is the same  who helped to make "Cyrrm ������<li Ikrgerac " so fascina;ing to Amcri'T.n h-ock!o\-ers.  We have made special arrangement} with the publisher:, of HAMPTONS by which our  readers may get "Chantecler" a;:.! the many other fine features published in HAMPTON'S  in connection with our own paper, practically v/ithoui  I lead our effer below.  allard  1024 Westminster Ave.  For review on  Eternity's morning-,  i    Brave  "Jiinmie"  will  march at the  head.  THE BEAVERS OF CANADA.  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I was the first annimal hunter sent over to Africa by an American, and I had it all to learn. I sent  home lions, giraffs, elephants, ; buffaloes and hyenas without great  trouble, but it was a whole year  before I got my first rhinoceros.  "The natives had killed one occasionally, but such a thing as capturing  one alive had never been heard of.  It seemed the easiest way was to  noose bim. There are well-defined  paths all through the forests of Africa  and these are used more or less by  all animals, especially where they  lead to water.  "1 made- r. noose in a new two-inch  rope big enough to take in a rhinoceros, and then climbed into a tree  to manage it. I spent the best part of  three days up there before a victim  came along. He scented me and was  neatly noosed. I believe that rope  -would have heid-a-schooner-at^anchbr  off Montauk ������oint, but that rhinoceros made one plunge and broke it  like a thread.  " "My next move was to seek a point hips, and he was held fast. There  on a path several wiles from camp was fun around there for a time,  and erect a barricade. This barri-, The old fellow dug up the earth in  cade ran to a Y-shaped point, and, was' great shape as he snorted and bel-  made strong enough to hold ah ele-1 lowed, and if his hind quarters hadn't  phant.    If a rhinoceros    took    that been  held  up  in  the  air the  trees  path he would follow It to the last  inch, and when he was in close quarters we would be on hand to tangle  could not have held him. Half his  power was gone, and when he realized the fix  he  was  in  we  roped his  him  up.    We   had  a  visitor almost legs and had him secure before we  >, '���������  . * ������r*������ /V'l,v  \.^il;uife.i-<-   ���������������������������-  before we were ready.; When the  rhinoceros got' along to the barricade  he halted for a minute to sniff the air.  Then he lowered his head and  went charging down the path; striking the logs and rocks at the point  of the V with the power of a wild  through.  cut one of the trees down."  IU"M  IV������   DESIGN   and  BUILD  Modern Bungalows for  CASH or on TERMS.  ���������4  If you seriously consider building a home we would  be pleased to submit you our proposition. A fair sized  desosit secures you a house on any lot you prefer.  "My, third: move was to dig a pit  twenty feet long, ten feet wide and  seven feet deep, which was covered  with poles, branches and dirt. When  the pit was ready I went up the path  about half a mile to an opening and  hung a red shirt on a bush. I knew  that if a rhinoceros sighted that shirt  he would charge the bush. I climbed  a tree and waited, and in less than  an hour I heard an old fellow coming  full tilt. i  "He went through the bush like an  avalanche, and on the path he found  a red handkerchief. He picked it up  on his horn and chayged down the  path. On the far side of the pit was  another red shirt, and in his anger  the beast didn't !bok for a trap. He  was running along at twenty miles  an hour when the earth gave way  and he landed on his head at the bottom of the pit. We had a time getting  him out and into^a cage, and I don't  believe, he ever got over being mad.  "All my subsequent captures,' with  one exception, were made in the same  manner, but we dug ten different pits  for every capture*, and it was weeks  between them.- The exception was  a curious case.  "With seven or eight natives following me in Indian file, I was walking in a path through the woods. Of  a sudden these was a cry of alarm  from the rearmost native. A rhino-  jceros had entered the path, caught  sight of us, and was charging. We  sprang into the bushes right and left, j sponge the body thoroughly after the  and he wasn't ten feet away when I exercises  left the path.   Being under full head-  Lougheed & Coates  PHONE 1506.  633 PENDER ST., W.  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'   .     -  ���������  For breakfast eat porridge and  milk, or wheat and milk.  Take a good long walk every morning.  For the noon meal make a good  selection, being careful not to overeat, using very little sweet food, pas  try or coffee or tea.  Eat a light supper.  Eat all the fresh, ripe, sound fruit  your appetite craves.  Keep in the open air as much as  possible.  * Take seme good daily exercises,  both    marning.   and    evening,    and  made slow progress, and was beginn-  to split the wood. Then I thought of  the oil can. I poured oil into the  hole; a few blows of the hammer  sent the iron into Its place. The oil  had not diminished the size of the bar,  or enlarged that of the hole. It had  only relieved the friction. It had  smoothed both surfaces. A few drops  of oil were more effective than many  blows of the hammer.: '  How slow some people are to learn  this simple lesson. They take hold of  an important enterprise' witn great  zeal. They ar% intensely earnest, and  even morbidly conscientious. Everybody ought to see it just as they do,  and whoever does not is hammered at'  without -mercy. Such- uncharitable  zeal provokes opposition. It excites  all the friction of the natural heart.  Men will not appreciate the truta  presented when they are repelled by  the spirit in which it is presented^  Let the reformer be careful to have  plenty of oil. Let- him speak the  truth in love.���������Selected.  LOG  OF AN  AIRSHIP.  The log of an airship makes very  interesting reading. An air pilot sets  down his observations, much as a  mariner keeps the log of his ship at  sea, only the air pilot has even more  I  scientific  observations  to   set  <  The ballonist carries aloft an astoij  ishing   unmber   of   scientific   instr/j  ments for making readings of a greif  variety.      Some of the    instrument  work automatically, as in the case  the barometer;, but the indications  the   statiscope,   on   the   other  hanl  must be set down in a log at regulrj  intervals.    The  temperature,    wt  fluctuates considerably with the alt  tude,  is  another    important    c  Tne wind, the rain or snow, the rea?|  ings of the compas, and the observ;  tions of the constantly changing panj  rama  belw,  furnish subjects  enoug  to keep the most alert sky pilot bus;j  The" statiscope" indicates  a" chang  in the elevation of the car almost  the   foot.    The  pilot  keeps   his  ejj  upon the indicator, much as the- ma  at the wheel of a vessel watches  compass.   Should the car rise: or  five or  ten  feet,  it  means  that t(  ballon . is    being   knocked    off  course/and this must be met eith  by throwing out  ballast to  give  ascensional   force,  or   by   a   skillfl  handling of the valves to bring h\  down.    It  is  impossible to tell fr<  the sensation whether the car is i  ing or rising, and the statiscope  comes  p.  sort  of  sixth  sense  to  ballonist.  lt*!.$l.J.^3,.J.a>���������^<|>���������>$���������^^^^^������.;.$���������!���������^  way, he kept on for 100 feet and then  left the path himself.   As he did so he  ran between two trees close together.  "His weight and impetus bent them  DRIVING   WITH   OIL,.  I wanted  to  drive    an    iron    bar  through a piece of timber.   I bored a  aside for a moment, but as they came hole of the right size, but the bar was  back they caught him forward of the rusty,   and   the  hole  was  rough.    I  t  *  t  $  *  t  t  t  Mind your p  PERFECT PAINTS   . '"���������'  PLEASED  CUSTOMERS  POWERFUL COLORS  i  MADE     IN   B.   C.  Made  to   Stand    B. C.   Weather  OUR IRO.NITE BRAND   IS  ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED  i SOLE   AGENT   | W. R  OWEN  | Successor to J. A. FLETT. Mt. 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