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 ^legislative /^;,-v  {ctoria, e-S>sJ  ARE YOU ON OUR L!ST?  NO! WHY?  Vancouv ir City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  fOLUMEII  VANCOUVER, British Columbia,  OCT. 21 1916.  No. 24  CONGRESS  !  TV P. Q'  MP.  The Anajlo-Saxon race has ever heen the champion of religion*  \ liberty. We believe as a people in allowing each person to entertain whatever views he may wiah on all religious questions, and  this generous attitude has dorie much towards the advancement of  civilisation and the moral elevation of the national character.  &o more striking example of this large minded-liberality need  be sought for than that which has been given in the recent Euchar-  istic Congress in Montreal and the former Congress held in England/ It was a measure of surprise to some of our foreign Roman  Catholic friends that distinctly Protestant countries, such as England and Canada, should not only allow, but should show sympathetic interest in the convention. It is one of .the most attractiv#  features of Protestantisrii that they insist upon? perfect freedom of  .conscience, both towards those who are of like faith and to those  ^who differ. ;. :,- 7   ',.../.-)   .,/;..w ,,, -;,:,t. ���������...,.. ,k,...    .;    ��������� ��������� ,.:= ���������������..���������.;  7   7 Theipe is ^an aualoaw������*char*4eriatic iniourpolitwal lite, gen-  terallvi a?*eokincr we in^st uponabsolute independenceof church and  |at������ta3n*i������ of religion andf polities,   this ;pjjn^iple has, not always^;  [obtaiti������<T, in" fact. Vt:bhiy''T>������rtiafly'o^tainif''-raVEngland even toda.yy"  (but in Canada for aWut fifty yearsJhis principle has obtained and  [has been demonstrated^^^^���������innhitely preferable to the former al-  lliance of the church and state. .    ���������  I       It was therefore, *ith no small surprise that the people of Can-  Jada learned that the Hon. Speaker of the House of Commons of  ['Canada, Mareil, attended the Eucharistic procession in his official  Jcapacitv as Speaker of the House, and in his robes of office; also  lthat Mr. Justice Ariglin. a member of the Supreme Court of Can-  Jada, wore his judicial garb and officially as such attended the con-  [gress; and, perhaps, the most surprising event of all was the official  lessage of the acting governor-general, Justice Girouard, extender to the ambassador of the,Pope the "homage'^ of tlie Canadian  >ple. '���������'   ".''..'       '������������������'���������'��������� '���������-'���������'���������-. ''.'��������� :i   ;";' ���������'���������;''"- .���������-...'.  It is a matter of supreme indifference to the average citizen  Lvhether its administrators believe in the infallibility of the Pope,  Jfche Calvinistic doctrine,' the thirty-nine articles, total immersion in j  [baptism, or any other of the innumerable abstract dogmas of ther  albgy- but thev are deeply interested in knowing that those who  represent then* are fair and^^mpartial, whatever their individual 7  aelief may be.7We" have a right to insist that they who guide the;  .lestmies of our country, should he free from any tither interests or :  influence than tnafWch is clearlyfor the best material and moral:   .        ,_. . ... .    t.      ���������  ^4f"c^c "������?theuation : *���������' ���������e are in rece,P* ������* a communication from a ratepayer in  *nle���������" a^ioi|.if Sir #ilfrid7liauriW to#thi������ ^asioU is in atriki^ ^������������-d Vf,. wh^cxpresses indignatioa^t the action, of certain mem-  ������"������. *~ ������w-'.Af i.. ������fnW.n,ent,k.ned eollenffues.   He took Dart/   hers, at a meeting held last Monday.  There was about sixty present nt the meeting, which was repre  sentative.   It was called to decide upon representatives for the next  election, yet objection-vvas taken to the meeting-and that part was  leftover.  It would appear that the Kitsilano association desired to bring  out Aid. White again, but it was pointed out that this association  had held no meetings this year, hence -had.no call to make any public statement. : One thing is certain, and that is that West Ward 'VI.  is in a deplorable condition. The engineer and board of works  are to blame, and the ratepayers should see to.it that.whoever they  support will deal With the causes of their difficulty  As regards Third Avenue grade at-Arbutus, it was stated by  certain supporters of the present engineer that this vvas petitioned  for by the ''owners. We have'carefully enquired asto this statement and find that none of the owners have any knowledge of a  petition at least for two and a half:years back.  The name of Mr. W. S. Cameron has been mentioned, and it  is understood that upon pressure from a large number of ratepayers,  he has decided to allow his name to stand. Mr. Cameron is a progressive young- business man. with ...a-, .due a ppreciation. oi/lhe_ demands of this growing city. He is opposed to the present, engineer  ing system and should make a good alderman. Mr. McMaster is  also announced as a candidate. Mr. McMaster is a. capable man  in every respect, and just the kind of man wanted in the civic  arena,  Mr. T. P. O'Connor, M. P., arrived in Vancouver on his palatial  private ear on Wednesday last. He is making a tour of the States  and of Canada, soliciting financial aid from all and sundry for his  "Home Rule" campaign, which he states ia nearing a successful  eonelngjon. .  Mr. O'Connor addressed the Canadian Club and delivered an  eloquent oration on his favorite theme. As would be expected, his  remarks were interspersed with a great deal of native Irish wit,-  which called forth repeated rounds of applause from a sympathetic  audienee. . .//���������/.-/'  Boiled down to commonplace fact*, the burden of Mr. O'Connor's speech was this: Home rule for England, Ireland, Scotland  and Wales,'because of difference in race, in creed and in local land-  policies. Underlying all his remarks was evident ���������#rery strong  desire to secure for Ireland an established state religion which  would be acceptable to most of her citizens. The tenacity with  which he clung to this point, and yet the avoidance of any direct  statement regarding it, shows clearly that Mr. O'Connor would,  when the opportunity is given (if it ever is given) establish a joint  secular and religious government/ 7 ���������:���������.���������'���������'."���������'���������  In all other points Mr. O'Conndr seemed to be striving intelligently for the best interests of his isountry and of the-empire. His  advocacy of the principle of small ownership of lands or peasant  propcrietors, was eloquently and logically presented and with great  force. He also exhibited a keen appreciation of the responsibilities  of imperialism. His address oh the whole was entertaining and  instructive. Vaneouverites who heard him should now have a better idea of the "Home Rule" question and its possible effects.  In view of the recent events in Portugal, Spain, Italy and  Prance, as a result of too intimate relationship between church and  state, it might be well to allow Ireland, to have "Home Rule/' I  know of no better way to cure the persistent demand for church  and state control than by bitter experience. The Irish are sufficiently pugnacious to throw off a yoke which is too burdensome,  and it is certain they would find that the burden of "Home Rule"  attached to the skirts of the priesthood would be infinitely more  irksome than administration from Westminster Hall.  feohtrast to that of his aforcrmentipned colleagues. He took part;  lis a private citizen and a devout Catholic. ��������� This he had a perfect*  tight to do, and none but the most bigoted would for an instant  huestion it; but it is certain that he has a most unpleasant duty to  berform in reprimanding the Hon. Speaker and Justices .Girouard'  W Anglin for thus violating the indepenrtance and .-.dignity of their  Iffice. . ���������'��������� ,. : ���������>'������������������  STOCK PROMOTION.  As a sen nine sample of stock promotion,we submit-the pros-;  leetus of the International Goose Farm.   Many of our readers are  [investing" in Cocos Island. Sunset Oil, Birmingham town lots. or*.  Jome other lines of stock, and to such we highly recommend a care-1  lil perusal of the following, and trust that if you have already  iade a "goose" of yourself, that it may keep you from doing so  Igain in the future. ���������   '     - -  Prospectus of the International Goose Farm.  It. is proposed to start this enterprise with one thousand (1000)  teese and continue in business for two years only.  |     The original investment wouUV^be One Thousand Doll a rs ($1 ,-  100.00) of one dollar apiece for tbe original thousand geese:  Each goose will lay three (3) eggs per week or 156 eggs per  jar. so that the first year we will have 156,000 eggs.  No eggs will be sold the first year; all incubated and hatched  reducing 156.000 geese which in addition to the original one tlious-  \d gese gives us 157.000 geese at the end of the first year..,  ���������    The natural per centage  (based upon actual experience)   of  landers would be 82.000 ganders out of the first years hatch of  Much we will sell 77.000 leaving 80.000 geese.  I    The second year's crop will be the same ratio as the first, there-  Ire we will average 156 eggs for the year from 80,000 geese or  1480,00 eggs,  whicii incubated  and  hatched  and  added  to the  ������000 geese would make (geese) 12,560,000  Landers sold first. .7    ...       77,000  TOTAL GEESE FOR  MARKET 12,037,000  Financial Returns.  ressed geese sold. 12.637.000 (a) $1.50 $ 18.955.500.00  fathers sold���������$2 each goose. 25,274,000 lbs. $15 lb .. 379.110,000.00  nose livers���������12.637,000���������60c A.       7.582.000.00  litis sold for toothpicks, etc.���������10.531.000.(       1,053,100.00  >per bills worth 11/5c. account of button factory,  saving punching holes in one button', and lower  bills Worth 1c. or average 11/lOe. for 25.274,000  bills          278.014.000.00  WARD VI. TROUBLES.  GREAT BRITAIN'S  AWFUL CRIME  Rev. Marten Smith Delivm Powtrfol Addmt on Opiam TnSte.  We print this week the moat complete and forceful declamation  of Britain's responsibility for China?a opium curse ,thatj*e feave  evefv^en'^/W������ w every Maderib atndy/ii well. Thereh ia  no doubt that the responsibility is ours, but we have formed a convenient habit of ignoring it and keeping it in the background. The  time has now arrived,for action. What shall we do as a nation! Tbe  following resolution was passed at the conclusion of Mr. Smith's  address, and will he forwarded to the Imperial authorities:  Resolution moved by Thos. Duke, seconded by John Graham,  That this meeting at Knox Congregational Church, believing  that the growth and manufacture of opium in India for export to  China, enforced by appeal to Treaties, is "morally indefensible"  a serious hindrance to the influence of Christianity in the East, and  that the British name will not be free from reproach nor China be  free to purge herself from this evil, so long as this policy ia continued,  urges upon His Majesty's Government that without delay  (1) China be formally released from Treaty obligations to  admit opium;  (2) The connection of the Indian Government with the opium  export trade be brought to an end;  (3) The financial difficulties, created by the cessation of the  opium revenue, be met by the British Imperial and Indian  Governments, in a way that shall not increase the taxation of the mass of the people in India nor injure the  feudatory States concerned.  I am not sheading to-night for the  establishment of the Millenium, nor  even that Britain Bhould adopt the  principles of the Gospel in her dealings with China.' - Simply, that we  should return to-moral decency from  which we strayed over 60 years ago,  and that as a government we. should  maintain a business virtue as high, at  least, as that seTby those whom we} vice of smoking opium was introduced  tion of the awfulness of Britain's  crime. I must now briefly review the  past history ot the trade in opium with  China.  ' The medicinal use of the' poppy has  been known - ln China for 900 years.  The^art of extracting opium from it  was practiced for 400 years, for Its  medicinal purposes only, before the  have been wont ^to call tbe_ heathen  Chinee. Nor am>l making a wanton  accusation against'-4&reat' Britain,, tor  her's is a thrice' self-confessed ^.sin  On April 10th, 1891/ the following  resolution carried in the House of  Commons by a majority of 30:  "That this House is of opinion that  the system by. which the Indian opium  revenue is raised is morally indefensible, and would urge upon the In  Tbbacco fsmokltig was Introduced .into  China by the Spanish early in tbe 17th  century, and the smoking of opium'  mlx&wlth toetjfeeo by the Dutch about  the middle of the 17th century. The  smoking of opium alone appears to'  have been introduced to China early in  18th century, from Formosa and Javai  Foreign opium was first imported into  China from Coa, India, by the Portugese early in the 18th century.    The  dian Government that it should cease flrst edict prohibiting opium smoking  to grant licenses for the cultivation of was issiied fl-9m p<*in '" 1729.   From  THE  FLOURISHING  TOWN OF HAMMOND  TOTAL  REVENUE.....   Expenditures: 7   -iginal   Investment $ 1.000.00  list of handling, feeding....: 74,000.00  .$406,987,814.00  75.000.00  NET PROFIT TWO YEARS  .$406.903.8l'4.00  We regret that we cannot publish at this time a list of the  Irectors.   We presume, though, that many men of great promin-  3e are associated with it, otherwise as a prospectus it would be a  Uure.   CATECHISM IN PUBLIC SCHOOL.  (Toronto Globe.)  Because Roman Catholics in the township of Cambridge, Rus-  tl County, insist on having' the cateehism taught in the rural pub-  Ischool/a gainst the protest of a Protestant minority, Mr. Morris  iver and other ratepayers of the township have taken action  linst the publie school board.   The Writ was filed at the court  hse here yesterday.   The case will be tried at the next sitting of  high court.   The plaintiffs ask to quash and set aside a certain  >lution passed by the public school trustees on August 22, 1910,  icting ihe teachers of their schools, to teach the.catechisn^.tq  [ir pupils.   They seek' an injunction, perpetually restraining the  pendants from permitting the cateehism or denominational in-  iction to be taught in their achooL  HAMMOND.  A   Flourishing  Trade   Centre.  Among the many stations along the  line of the C. P. R., none is more attractive than Hammond. The beautiful townsite is superb. The place is  steadily advancing in enterprise and  improvements.  Edward W. Powell handles Hammond real estate. He is a substantial  citizen of the new rising town and a  keenly intelligent gentleman to meet.  He was a farmer in Manitoba for 20  years. He bandies dairy and fruit  farms, market gardens, ranches, etc.  Jehn Cutltr supplies the citizens of  Hammond with choice steaks, juicy  roasts, and tender chops.  the poppy and the sale of opium in  British India, except that they should  at the same time take measures to  arrest the transit of Malwa opium  through British  territory."  On May 30th, 1906, the following resolution carried unanimously: ^  "That this House re-affirms its conviction that the Indo-Chinese opium  traffic is morally indefensible, and requests His Majesty's Government to  take such steps as may be necessary  for bringing it to a speedy close."  And on May 6th, 1908, two years  later, another ringing resolution was  again carried, without a dissentient  voice:  "That this House, having regard to  its resolution unanimously adopted on  30th May, 1906, that, the Indo-Chinese  opium trade is morally indefensible,  welcomes the action of His Majesty's  Government diminishing the sale of  opium for export, and thus responding  to the action of the Chinese Government in tlieir arrangement for tho sup.  prossion of the consumption of the  drug in that empire, and  this  House  this time onward the sale of opium for  purposes of smoking became a criminal offense.  In 1729 the arrival of foreign opium  in China was only 200 chests. This in-  creased, in spite of the edict, to 1,000  chests in 1767, and to 4,000 chests in  1790, passing the customs, doubtless,  as medicine, ln 1796 an edict, formally prohibiting the importation of all  opium was issued, and in 1800 this  edict wasi issued:anew. "     ^       "~^  Britain's responsibility for the Ben-  galese opium trade with.China began  in 1773, when Warren Hastings, finding it a private and profitable monopoly, took it over as a good source  of revenue for the East India Company. Warren Hastings' declaration  as to opium was: "Opium is not a necessary of life, but a pernicious article  of luxury, which ought not to be permitted except for purposes of foreign  commerce only, and which the wisdom  of the government should carefully  restrain from internal consumption.-'  The policy of this man, then, was to  restrain the consumption of this drug  A. L. Lazenby is the popular postmaster of Hammond, J. P.. notary public and conveyancer. He has operated in these lines for nearly 20 years.  For several years he was a merchant  in .the .town, and has Officiated as  Clerk of the Municipality and Collector. The above portrait represent*  this genial citizen.  also urges His Majesty's Governmentim British possessions because of its  to take steps to bring to a 'speedy close j know������ pernicious effects upon tlie peo-  the system of licensing opium dens, I I,Ip. and to encourage its export to  now prevailing in some of our Crown j China as a source of revenue. Rough.  Colonies, more particularly Hong]1? speaking, this has been Britain's  Kong,   the    Straits    Settlements,   and j policy to this hour. -  Ceylon."      - J    It may be well to note in  passing,  These have now been closed. ThuR;that Warren Hastings was tho most  has Great Britain, through her Parlia-; successful and vigorous administrator  ment, thrice arraigned herself before! India ever had. He greatly increased  the whole world as guilty of a sin. Britain's power and prestige. He  against God and a crime against man;amassed   an   enormous     fortune     for  in this matter of the opium traffic.  Crime is a harsh word. It is not  mine. On December 3rd. 1S42. the  London Times, only, in a leading article,  delivered   itself as  follows:  "We think it of the highest moment  tlint ihe Government of Great Britain  should wash its hands once and for all.  not only of all diplomatic, but of all  moral and practical responsibility for  this (the opium) traffic; that we  should cease to be mixed up with it,  to foster it, or to make it a source of  Indian revenue. . . . We owe some  moral compensation to China for pillaging her towns and slaughtering her  citizens, in a quarrel which never  couid have arisen if we had not been  guilty of'-tkhi national ���������crime:"  That was written St years ago. Ia  order tnat we may nava  those days. He left turbulent India in  profound peace and was received home  with marked favor. But Warren Hast-  ings ere long was hurled from his pinnacle. Impeached before the House of  Lords, ruined by a trial that dragged  through seven years, and although acquitted befoie man, he stands guilty  before God of inaugurating a policy  that has meant a century of shameful  procedure by Great Britain.  The Chinese edicts of 1796 and 1800  brought the trade in opium down to  2,000 chests. It quickly revived again,  however, until in 1820 It reached 5,000  chests. As early as 1782 remonstrances had come to the British East  India Company from their oflcials at  Canton, deprecating the trade, in view  ef jti being prohibited by Chlaa. Tha  (CwBtias*d on paged)  1**-..  f^ri    "^    pm ^^^S^sS^^s^������sa?t?^75^rSi^ai^3Ss!s^S  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMRIA.  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES - - NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONE 845  HACK?,, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE' AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  Gems of Wisdom  Without reverence  ship cannot exist.  and love citizen-  ���������' Ian Maclarea.  Paper Hanging and Kalsomining  ���������~e7h. PINK & SON  963-3th AVE., WEST PAIRVICW  Interior Decorating, Sign Painting and Hardwood Polishing  HOUSES  FOR SALE  When the righteous are in., authority, the people rejoice; but when iho  wicked beareth rule, the people monra.  Solomon.  ADVERSITY.  Adversity is  man; but for  prosperity there are  will stand' adversity.  sometimes hard upon a  one, man who can stand  bundled    that  CARLYLR.  Whatever depresses the standard of  living in any one class lowers the lev-il  and worth of life throughout the community as a whole.  Rev. A. M. Fairburn, D. D.  A solitary individual in no way connected with his fellow crextutvs,  wouid have as II:tie opportunity for  good us for evil."  Barroness von Marenholtz.   > <i������%M������iHti������������<t<i������������������mi  i William R. Webb Harold t Brockwcl ]  TELEPHONE 3339  l MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTRICAX CONTHAOrOBS  529 Broadway W  VANCOUVER, B. C!  ' Electrical Chandeliers  ������ Bella, Fittings, OHouse wiring  ; Motor Wiring and Repairing  [Telephone  Systems  J.-I ��������� 1 * 111 'ftjTt.t-11111 "t-H 1 f ' ' rm\mV,mtf,mm.\*AM**x^*a>*ti>*&+������.s.u*4.  Paper Hanger, Painter  W. J.  ��������� SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decor-::  ative Work^Churches, Schools, etc,  Moderate charges  Estimates given  For philosophy is an elegant thing  if any one modestly meddles with it ;  but, if he is conversant with it more  than is becoming, it corrupts the man.  Plato.  . Good GodJ How rare men are!  There are eighteen millions in It lay,  and I have.with difficulty found twi,  ���������Dandola and Metze.  Napoleon as a result of his search for  men of genius in Itlay.  and  Not al ne for the cultured eyes  Do the   sweet   flowers   spring  grow;  There is scarcely living a man so poor  But he may their sweetness know;  .  And out of the town to the fresh fair  fields ;  The toilers all can go.  Men, whether lay or clerical, sufier  better the flame of the stake than a  daily inconvenience or a pointed  sneer, and will not readily be lnarty:-  ed without some external circuiusrau -  ces and a concourse looking on.  Robert Louis. Stevenson.  Men formerly thought, that the simple direct action of the benevolent Instinct by means of self-denying gifts  was enough to remedy the misery I hey  deplored; now we see that not only  thought, but historical study is also  uecessary. Arnold Toy nhee.  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  New Laid Eggs -     o-......,,-���������  Eastern Eggs       7-      ^''     -      -  Eastern Select -       -      -      '���������  Eastern Extra Select   7-    . -       :  Sweet Butter -     7-      -.     -  Orange Creauiery Butter        -  Fresh AlbertaDairy Butter  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter iri tubs  65c doz.  85c doz.  "'-' -''"""4'Cc'dbz."  - , -       45c doz.  .-"���������'-'       40c lb.  85c or 3 lbs. for $1 00  - -        30c lb.  ���������      - 28c lb.  168 8th Ave., East      -  PHONE  Mathers Block,  "Man does not. live by bread alone,"  And well it needs must be ,  That: we all should look on the Fath-  ��������� er's works  By the river and lake and sea,  And spend our souls in adoring praise,  .   For he careth for you and me.  Away from the factory shop and desk,  Where the dilligent work" in throngs,  They sometimes go to the well earned  ' ' ��������� rest       ������������������'���������' ���������     ������������������'���������"��������� "-  That to faithful zeal belongs;  And tbe shore and the forest welcome  them,  And   the>   larks   pour   down   the')  songs. ''  DPPAIDS    DfTDMITITDI?    REPAIRS   <  REPAIRS  Upholaterii* irifl Praperieif F������*y ^CbWra wid Settee* rt������������?e to order  Mattresses made and repaired.     . Windftw Seats, Cdsy Corners,  .,������������������     ' Boat Cushions, Etc;    ^ Slip CoVeri.i =  ���������''- ESTIMATES GIVEN. 6 '"���������:.  :.i 11 in # ��������� < 11 ��������� t -1 -1,, t. tiff ��������� *' ���������*' *'.' * * '*' ���������������������������*���������������������������*'���������'*'*'���������  It may be a commonplace thing to  say, but it has the charming truthfulness of commonplace, to say, that  more that half the difficulties of the  world would be allayed or removed by  the exhibition of good temper. In official or parliamentary life, most people  who have bad great eperience, will  tell you that tbe main difficulty in  accomplishing a good work consists  not in the innate arduousness of the  work itself, but in prevailing over the  humors.and tempers of the men who  hare to frame it, to consider it. and  to bring it into. execution. temper  is not only, as the good bishop (Wil -  son) said, ' nine tenths of Christian -  ity," hut it constitutes nine tenths of  secular success as well as of religious  life. SIB ARTHUR HELPS.  Phone  IHE   DON  NOTICE  Owing to alterations at our old store, we have moved  our stock temporarily to  2638 WESTMINSTER AVE;(|S^)  MILK, CREAM & BUTTER FRESH DAILY AS USUAL.  ���������*-���������������  I..MJ!  Phom) 846  Always in Mt. Pleasan!  '^E.L.I^'Y  ���������^  !M(Quht Pleasant Livery^  Phone 845  And well may   all,   with   a   stronger  hand  And a brave, truer heart.  Go back to the task that God has given, _'  And faithfully do our part;  And-hear ln our souls   the   peace   of  the fields  To the counter, the desk   and    the  mart.  MARIANNE FARNINGHAM.  ���������^^������������������t* ill ���������*��������������������������� ������.������������������ ,M������ v w*l* 9 "I" *9 v ��������� tWW1*' *  THE PEOPLES HOLIDAYS.  Not alone for the rich and great  Are the-beautiful works of God;  Tbe mountain's slopes and the ocean's  beach  .By the people's feet are trod,  And the poor man's children sing and  dance  Ob the green, flower-covered sod.  This is the place for Grocer-  !I ies, if you want what you j j  !! ask.for and want it delivr *  I - ered when you say.   Phone  A 1000 FOOT SHIP.  C. B. c.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.p.C.  C.C.  II.  m:  II''  111  lit  i:  Long lot running through from 15th to 16th; between Park  to Victor a Drives, with lane alongside whole length, wemg  7 6Sbothfstteets;Canbedivided into 2 lota.    Price #HWHI������  $800 cash; 6 and 12 months or builders' terms.  CITY PROIiPRAOC CO.  Uwncb-164 ftrootiwov C     % I WEKIiPT Mljr.  w  o  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.p.C.  C. p. c.  C.p.C*  m  m  umiwuinmiwiwuiww  Unless the huge ship which has lately been commenced for the Hamburg-  American Line stops growing in dimensions, the 1000 foot, ship will be  among us before we know it. The  latest semi-official figures announced  regarding this ship.give her.a length  of 880 feet; but Mr. Boas, the general  manager of the Hamburg-Amr-rican  Liheih"New York; iscreditedriharecent daily press interview, with stating tbat the ship will be more than  900 feet long. This would look as  though the 880-foot dimension was  between perpendiculars. If so, a ship  of this size would easily exceel fOO  feet in her over-all dimensions on  deck.  A VIGOROUS CENTENARIAN.  THf IM MET MF.TAI. WflKKS  Hot  We  FOR ESTIMATES  Air Heating,  ON  Roofing  handle the  gi /ing  TRY US   Cornice Work,  and Mill Work.  "New Rival Furnace" which  excellent  satisfaction.  Skylight  is  240 BROADWAY WEST  W. E. Peebles, Prop  A BEAUTIFUL CITY.  Mrs. Ann Saunders, of Wootton,  who was born at Stpnesbells, Arreton  (Isle of Wight), has Just celebrated  her one hundred'and first .birthday.  She has been the subject of royal congratulations. Only a year ago Princess Henry of Battenberg sent her a  gold initial "B. B." brooch studied  with;bj|^Iiant8_._Md_.eiMr^dA.:_���������.^he^  can still use her needle without the  aid of spectacles, and her bearing is  good. It is said that she can still 'eat  anything', but she prefers bread and  butter and apple pudding, and Is ra -  ther partial to a piece of fat pork.  She was "at home this week to visitors, including her children, her  grandchildren, and great grandchil -  dren. Her daughter, Mrs. Mary Parker, with whom she lives is 80 years  1  < I and you will Tfot be disap- ;;  .]; pointed. ���������,'���������������������������      ������������������7v;:     ..;*  We do not carry any  <;dw������p specials, but we guar-  ; panted what-we handle lind  .������; think that when it conies to ;;  j; the food question the best ;;  <'< is none too good.  JI VOU CAN ALSO QET THP W&T \ \  J Qf MEAT NEXT POOR.  3uun������ set.  _Take notice that I, W. J. Pascoe,  Vancouver, B. C, occupation Broker, 11  tend to apply for permission to purcba]  tbe following described lands:��������� /  CommencinK at t pout planted at trl  North-west corner of District Lot .1491  on the East shore of Howe Sound, then J  East 20 chains; thence North 40 chain!  thence East 20 chains; thence North If  chains; thence West 20 chains, more A]  less,  to  the shore, line;   thence  gout!]  westerly, following th* meander of sa  shore line, 80 chains,   more or loss,  point of commencement, containing l'  acres, more or less.   \  * v ^"ii-^i* jdHN PASCOE. n  February 4th. ltlO. ������  mnesmmaMsmesammsesmmsaM  f,  J:'.'    > i  WILL TRADE  FOR LOTS  .^ttaJiNE MODERN 6-ROOM HOUSE  "The failure of New York city, and  most of the larger cities of the United  States, to present to view those open  plazas and spacious boulevards sur -  rounded or flanked by municipal buildings of dignity, and so placed ns to  present a harmonious architectural-  combination, is not due to any lack of  enterprise or want of capital for construction, but rather, and we might  say almost entirely for the want of  foresight, and the failure on the part  of the municipal authorities, at least  in the earlier days, to pay any atten -  tion whatsoever to the question of the  future architecturnl and aesthetic ap -  pearance of the city."  SO THEY SAY.  Stranger���������"I say, my lad, what is  considered a good score on these  links?"  Caddie���������"Well, sir, most of the  gents here tries to do >t *a as few  strokes as they can. but it generally  takes a few more."���������Scottish American. 0  CASH GROCER  Cor 7th Avenue, W.  Columbia Street  :;��������� and  , M������������.t.������.|.������i������i������'l������ 1"M'<"H"S-������'M������*<H'  .-. lan)t*ta\\6I   -  N*if. Westminster  Land  District  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that, Ida M. S. Debou,  Vancouver, B. C, Intends  to apply ti  permission  to: purchase   the   followin  described lands:��������� {  v Commencing at a post planted at %i  Northeast corner of T. U 2������25������; then?  40 chains, more or less; Ea������t; thence  jrhsins, ��������� mere or less, North; thence  xhains,  more or  less, West;  thence <  chains, more or less.v-North;' thence  chains,, more  or  less,West;   thence 7  chains, more or less, South;  thence'  chains,  more or  less,   Kast;   thence  chains, more or less, South;  thence  chains,  more or  lens,   .'.est;   thence  Chains,  more or  less.  South;  thence,  chains, more er less,  Kast to point  commencement   containing six  hundrl  and forty (640) acres, more or less.  IDA M. S. DEBOU,  Name of Applicant]  William John Pascoe, AgetT  Date, April 15th, 1910.  j*saa sex.  New   Westminster   Land   District  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ella Deboo. of Va'j  couver, B. C,  occupation  nurse,  inten  to apply for permission to purchase t  following described lands:���������  CommencmB at a post planted at tl  Northeast comer of T. L..  2003t;  then  SO - chainsrmore - Or "lessrNorth; ~theni  80 chains, more or less. West; thence  chains,  more or  Jess,  South;  thence  chains,  more or less    Bast,  to point  commencement,   containing  six  hundi  and forty /640) acres, more or less.  ,  ELLA PEBOO,  Name of Applicant  William John Pascoe, As  Date, April 15th. 1910. ������  Ni.������.l.������iI������ll-������-l'������i������l������'I'������I-������������*->������������������t.  with furnace and hall and stairs panelled and  burlapped, on 33 foot lot to lane, on 13th Ave.,  only a few blocks from Main St.    Price $4500  Cash$15CO,  balance over 5 3 ears.  Will exchange for building lots in in or near city  What have you to offer?  A. W GOODRICH & CO.  REAL    ESTATE.  Phone 4672'KM  FAME   AND   LONG   LIFE.  "The Cross of the Legion is a von-  ; derful. thing for health."  "How's that?"   7  .  "There is nothing like it to encourage long promenades in the oark.''���������  Fliegende Blaetter.  LOANS   AND    INSURANCE  2450 Westminster Ave.   i 1  PHONE   R2196  HEELER'S NURSERY  For a fine assortment of  DUTCH BULBS  just imported from Holland  PRICES   REASONABLE  | COR. 16th & WESTMINSTER AVE  ICE CREAM!  For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  per gallon, $2.00!:  <������>  % Special Discount to Frater-  ��������� nal   Orders   and  t Churches.  LANP ACT  New Westminster Land District.  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. Ball  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation wc  dealer, intend to. apply for permissi]  to purchase the-following   desctit  lands: Commencing at a post plan^  at the north-east corner of   Lot  thence north 2C chains, thence west 1  chains, tbence south 20 chains, thenl  east 80 chains more or less to point  commencement.  Mrs. Fraser  Ladies' Dressmaking Parlors.   -  Strictly High Grade Workmanship  2456 MAIN ST.  I Independent  1        Dru9  I giore  PROPERTY OFF THE MARKET,  . ersoiis now having listed proper  as follows: Lots 28, 29:224, 526 tall  notice that the same is hereby witl  drawn. This property has been de  ciibed and is known as 214, 3rd av  W.      ���������    ' A. S; GOARD!  NOTICE.  (Lepatourel A mcRae)  Cor. 7th & Westminster f  Avenues r,   t  ������iM������������t(iiiimiii������mii������i  On and after Septeraber loth, 191  all deliveries of coal made by  us dersigned companies will be on I  cash basis only. Cash to accompaa  the order or to be paid to the teai  ster on delivery.  While we very much regret havJ  to take this action, especially wl  the trade of our customers who hai  dealt with us on a credit basis  years past, yet we find that on accou  of the enormous growth of Vancoui  the expense of keeping credit accoui  for so many small items has becoi  prohibitive.  MACDONALD MARPOLE ft CO. L|  H. P. HOWELL ft CO., Ltd.  TANCOUVBa COAL CO.  EVANS COLEMAN ft EVANS, LU.J  mi\ BE SURE AND SEE OUR STOCK OF  tcmmuii apple snow  [STOVES, RANGES, HEATERS, Elc.  BEFORE   BUYliNG ELSEWHERE.   ���������  One of the Most Up=to=Date Stocks  On   the Hill  Agents for  SHIRWIN-WILLlAMS PAINTS and VARNISH  I  i  Q.E. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  J  ��������� ' ' PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  'scar Kidd  etween Sixth and .Seventh  Avenue*  !  i|  2410  NT. PLEASANT  VANCOUVER  RUBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIALY  STEELE &% MUIR  RIAGE WORK; GENERAL BLACKSMITHING  HORSE SHOEING,   JOBBING  %e best stock of . ARMS,  [UNITION,    CUTl^EEY,  SPORTING GOQDS can^  ���������7';���������';<������������������ ���������>v"'7 7;*.  Mind at the store of.,        Trf  M$-62Q Hfwiiiigs St.  ������.������.;.������.|.������.:.<H><l������flr������'ll<"I'������,I'*"  ���������i.������.t������.|.i������.:.������.|.#.|.������.i.������.t.������.t..������iM.������������4H������  |TORONTo|  FURNITURE STORE i J  *334 Westminster Avsnue.  rrcr-  Wit is . ..,..-.  C|*ss  SHO^MAK-  md SHOE REPAIRING  ���������iTfeRS&Cp.  |il Westminster Ave.  I (Near Broadway) -. .  iintee our worn to be as good  as any iii the city.        -r'k  PENTIS T    .    _  ������n m OFFICE in the  ft BUILDING, Comer  istef Ave. and 8th Aver  it AUGUST 8th. 10  ssortment of  tNESE PROOMS  ,50c value for 25c.  Inn  and Westminster Avenue  Feds, Bed Springs and Mattresses. Dressers and Standi,  Extension sod Kitchen Tables,  Carpet Squares, Linoleums, OU ���������,  Cloth; with leather seats, easy  Chairs, Sofas, Crockery ware,  'Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtains and Poles.  M- H. COWAN.  o"  Vancouver, B. C���������With the success of  tne first Canadian National Apple  Show from an exhibition standpoint  now assured there is every indication  of a large attendance of visitors from  the entire Province and even through -  out the Dominion. '- The engagement  of the 48th Highlanders' Military  Band, a leading band-of Canada and  one of the world's best musical organizations, has added very much to the  attractions of the Big Show.  The -18th Highlanders' Band wftich  has never been west of the Rockies  will play twelve concerts, two daily,  with an entire change of program at  each performance.  The management beiieves that every  obstacle to the success of the big un -  dertaking lias now been removed by  the Canadian Pacific Railway Company granting a one way first class  tare for the round trip from all  points in the Dominion of Canada, and  in addition to that have granted selling dates in advance of the regular  selling dates to the publie for the benefit of the exhibitors, thus giving to  all exhibitors the-same privileges  granted to the public.  Exhibitors' tickets will be sold  the certificate plan. The dates  selling for British Columbia,. Alberta  and Saskatchewan being Friday Octo -  ber 21st to Saturday October 29th.  Any exhibitor desiring the advantage  of the one fare round trip rate must  notify the secretary of the "Canadian  National Apple Show who will furnish  him with a certificate. This certificate on being presented to the^n&irest  CI P. R. ticket, agent will entitle the  holder to a ticket to Vancouver and  return at lowest one way first class  fare. No certificate will be ''required.  On the open selling dates to the public.  These dates are as follows:���������  as  on  of  South Vancouver  Westminster Ave.  Cakes,   Pastry  Bread, Confectionery,'Etc.  Wedding   and  Birthday Cakes]  a specialty  COURT REFORMS  Americans will Abolish Abuse oi h...  pert Testimony.  One of the most disgraceful proced-  uieb   WiiiCfl   ia   CUiU'uCi.e.I..UC   Oi   Ai������l<i.\-  -aii jurispruaec.ee,' and iii a s;o>at;tVjiu.  .osier tieg.-ea oi Octnaditin, is uru o.  ..x"j.eri. it'isumoay. An effort will be  xiiade at uie ne.ct session of coug:'e-j..  ���������.o introduce bihs amending legisiauo..  .tgardi'ng'witnesses'. The toiiow.nj.  '...u.,t uv,iii an editorial article in the  'American Medicine" of New York is  interesting.     Says this paper ;  i..e uiu ciiooi-dCeiui conditions- art  joomed. because it has been finally resized that mey are standing in tho  ..'ay of justice. The bills being prepared for legislative action all seem to  oe.on the one pian of ..getting *������~.  .estimouy from a witness called bj  the court, paid by the state or county,  and absolutely independent of prose -  cution or -defense���������as nearly impartia-  as human plans can make it in our  present, state of imperfection and,fallibility. '<There may be defects in the  bills, no doubt there are. for. no human action is perfect; but it must be  confessed that no better plans have  been suggested so far and that some  of the ablest physicians and lawyers  have given the subject very serious  consideration. The accused uikI prosecutor can employ all the experts they  desire :to help in the conduct of the  case, but such men will now br openly  acknowledged as hired partizans who  ran not occupy the witness chair.  "The proposed laws exclude the  partisan expert and. as the court is  not presumed to know who are com -  petent, confine the choice to a list  supplied by a reputable body, say a  local medical society in the case of  medical cases. An engineering or  chemical society should similarly  nominate experts for their particular  lines. To eliminate the dangers of  officialism and the exclusion of experts from abroad or of new men not  yet recognized as expert, there should  be provision for the court calling any  man jointly requested by the defense  and prosecution if it so desires. We  presume this will come in time���������if not  already provided for in twenty states  now studying the matter: but even If  then* is no such provision, it is ho  ground for opposition, as the measures  are so infinitely superior to the pres -  ent horrors that every^oine should der,  mand the early enactment of the bills.  Their passage will prevent the mis -  carriageb of justice which "have so disgraced American jurisprudence."  ���������������������������'������������������; jFor General Public.  -From stations west of North Bend  to ; Vancouver including branch tickets good going Monday October 31st  up to and including Friday November  4th.   7 -.. .-,    -: .:��������� ���������"'���������������������������,���������'���������   ���������������������������  ��������� From Arrowhead and Revelstoke up  to and including. -North- Bend and  branch lines tickets on sale Saturday  October 29th up to" and including  Thursday November 3rd.  ; From stations,, in - British Columbia  east of Revelstoke and south of ...ArV  rowhead tickets on sale Friday Octo r  ber 28th., up to and.including Wednesday "November 2nd.  From stations in Alberta and    Saskatchewan tickets on   sale   Thursday  October 27th up to and including Sun-   Young Otto bought an auto, which he  day October 30th. ought to not have done  All tickets good for continuous pis -  TiI1 he nad studied ^Hy how an auto  so.".? only going and return trips: and I    -> :9uSht to run;  good for return to   reach   destination; But Otto didn't do it, so he had him-  OTTOS' AUTP  J B ADGLEY ��������� Teacher  of  ftion, Physical Culture and  irt.   Plays Coached, Enter-  rected, Platf oi ni' Recitals  992 Hornby Strket  telephone RS535.           A. Mullen  fESTMINSTER AVE  1AM   PARLOR  WFECTIONERY,  ALL KINDS  OF  DRINKS  IM FOR SALE.  ;ta iu the beautiful Okana-  kalf mile from town. Half  [ard and small fruits of  j ^cely plastered 7-roomed  jlth basement and Veran-  around.    Madern.    City  etc.  soil, $8000.   Terms.  Carolina Street.  Vancouver property in  je place.  [Ads' bring  Ksiitts>..^  South Vancouver Bakery  GEO. HERRING, Prop.  Westminster Ave.  IN     THE     ESTATE     OF     MARIE  ESTHER SWITZER, Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all  creditors and other having claims  against the estate of the late Maria  Esther Switzer, who died on or about  the 10th day of June, A.D. 1910, are required on or before the 10th day of  October, A. D. 1910, to send by post  prepaid or deliver to the undersigned  their christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, full particulars of their claims, duly verified,  statement of their accounts and the  nature of the security (if any) held  by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE  that after the above mentioned date  the administratrix of the above mentioned estate will proceed to distribute  the assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled threto, having regard only to the claims with which  she shall then have notice. And the  administratrix will not be liable for  the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claim  notice shall not have been received hy  her at the time of such distribution. .  Dated Vancouver, B. C, this 8th;day  of September, * A. D. 1910. "' ,  , .,..v*-4-3*.^  TtfacGlCL A GRANT,  Solicitors for Hannah Sophia Curtis,  Adminintrtitrii. ���������" '���������*"'-  up to and including Friday November  9th. ' 7 )--\k  For the Province of Ontario, Port  Arthur r and west thereof and all  points in Manitoba, selling dates for  generaljpublicwillbe^Tuesday,October  25th to Monday October 31st, final return limit Wednesday November 30th,  continuous trip, no stop-over allowed  either op going or return trip.  Judges and exhibitors' tickets on  certificate plan will be sold October  21st. to October 29th.  ^From all points east of Port Arthur  on C. P. R. Ry., tickets to genc-al  public will be sold on certificate plan  October 24th to October 26th going  transit limit Nov. 5th. Return tickets  will be honored at Vancouver up to  and including November 30th, returning to starting point by same route  travelled on going trip and reaching  final destination not later than De -  cember 7th. Both going and rehirn -  ing tickets from Maritime Prqvinces  will be good to stop over at Port Arthur and points west thereof within  transit limits only. These tickets  must be validated by joint agent T. C.  P A. at Vancouver.  For judges and exhibitors only,  tickets may also be obtained Oct. 17th  at points east of Port Arthur.  EMPIRE BEAUTY SHOW.  A novel feature of the Festival oT  Empire next summer will be the beauty show for competitors of both sexes,  in which the most beautiful women  and the handsomest men will compete.  It will be one of the biggest beauty  shows on record, for the idea Is to Invite the most beautiful women and  the handsomest men from every Oversea State, as well as from England,  Ireland, Scotland and Wales. -These  Empire beauties will be selected by  various local   committees,   and   they  self to thank  That when Otto cranked the auto, why  young Otto was the crank.  For Otto left, the auto with the   levsi-  pushed to "go,"  When he ought to   have   reversed ^u.  - with the   power   shut   off   you  know:  So when Otto cranked   the   auto   the  auto gave a jump,  And landed Otto sprawling   with   an  automatic thump.  But Otto grabbed the auto as the auto  autoed by,  Then Qtto and   the   auto   down   the  street did fly;  And at a speed that auto the luckless  Otto whirled  Like   an   automobile    autocrat   who  thinks he owns the world;  While the auto-hating    public    stood  and watched the auto rash  Till it ran against a lamp-post with a  most terrific crash;  Then they sadly laid poor Ctto,   who  has lost his auto zest,  Where the autos cease from troubling  and the Ottos are at rest.  LENVOI.  Now in this auto story, with    its   sad  and fatal turn,  There is a moral    hidden   which    we  surely ought to learn:  No Otto ought to auto till he    knows  the auto rules,  For an automatic auto is no   toy   for  auto fools.  NEW STEEL CARS.  for everR:group.'-ind'-then the prizewinners will compete for the. final  prize. A committee of .artists will be  asked to act as judges.  The Grand Trunk Railway has put  into service on its International Limited train'Jjetween Montreal and Chicago, a new equipment of cars, which  are counted among the best on the  continent. They are chiefly of steel  construction, and are fitted, up with  every device to ensure the comfort, of  travellers, including electric fights, operated from dynamos connected with  Oakley Healing ft Sheet Metal Co.  Hot Water Heating a Specialty.  Hot Air Furnaces, AH Kinds of  Cornice and; Sheet Metal Work.  Phone 6643  105 Broadway East  < ,  ���������J~vA  5 Miriute Gar Service  ON FOURTH AVENUE  Is promised for-next-week.     Think what  that will mean to  IfoitMjI. A N O j_  l have some of the best buys in the Dis-  , -trict, both;homes and vacant properties. '  It will pay you to see me before buying.'  sums iff  413 QRANVlttE STRICT  mmamasasvaamiamaamaymmassu^  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Man-  dolin, Guitar, 3anjo, Authoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00. No class lessons.  Musicians supplies of every description.  U  mmw-wm  2315 MAIN STREET  i  ill!  near 7th  will be representatjlye-oj'.the-icolonie*. *e car exles.   The train is made .pa*-.  they come from.    There "will be..prlze3, **aM-  ^ *ha^irMsmD7i    r,���������c=0ncCr  Citable by the;"'mfl%Se3 passenger  travel. This travel has also led the  Canadian Pacific to put on a third  daily train between Montreal and" Toronto.  PHONE 6964.  P.O. BOX   15,    HILLCREST  L  WEBB & YOUNG     _  PLUMBINr-^GASFlX-piNG^iTtf HOT WATER  '"HEATING.     Stoves Connected and General  Repairs,   Etc.  Estimates Glrei CML2HI iH WESTMWSTER hU i^i&st&t^^im^xg^aimg  !*������������&.��������� v:?3iC������8S.J  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER. BRITISH COLUMBIA.  t*  I  #'  If  1^1'  TH.  i  ml  \m  Vmi- ���������  life-'  s������1  P  J?te  II-  u'.  We have the largest and best  Grocery Business in Mount Pleasant.   If you are not a regular customer of this store you should 1 come in  and get acquainted and we would soon  demonstrate to you the quality on which  our business is growing.       A store  with a large business always  has fresher and  cleaner  ^   goods than the others  APPLES  We have just received a large  shipment of Wealthy Apples that are  hand picked, well graded and of a  beautiful color. They are the best  table apple you can buy to day  per   box      $1.75  APPLES  OockJ Gobkihg apples  per box $1,25  AU varieties of"pesfe-v' ^������j&������li^-'.:";, ���������; ������������������"  of Grapes 7 lb, basket  50c  BANANAS  We have 1200 dozen of the  finest Bananas to sell on  Saturday at only doz.   15c  FISH ���������;  We are now receiving Eastern Salt Fish each week. Labrador  Herring, the large fat ones        each   5c  EASTERN MACKEREL    each 5c  CODFISH  Choicest cuts of boneless fish  2 lb. box   30c  KIPPERED HERRING  SMOKED HALIBUT  BLOATERS,       ETC  G. S. KELLY  cTWOUNT PLEASANTS LEADING GROCER  2333 Main St.  Phone 938  (Continued from page 1)  GREAT  BRITAIN'S AWFUL CRIME.  directors of the East India Company  in London condemned it officially as  "being beneath the Company to be engaged in such a clandestine trade."  But they continued the manufacture in  India, selling it at. public auction in  Calcutta, instead of shipping it themselves as a company. Forbidding the  sending of opium to China, they favor.  ., ,        .^     . , .     .t, ' ������������������' ' iR. Alcock, our ambassador at Pekin,  should recoil from its sight with hor-1  rpr." ; soon after declared before a House of  "This, our first, war with China, has ] Commons committee in 1871, that "We  been called "the opium war," and justly so, for opium was the prime, though  not the only cause.  Sir George Stanton, British repre  sentative at Canton at the time, was  certainly well qualified to judge. His  declaration in parliament, April 14th,  1843, as to the cause of this war is  clear and emphatic:  a trading sta-i    "I have never denied the fact that if  ed the establishment of  tion in the eastern islands, whence it, there had been no opium smuggling,  might find its way to'Chi-.ia "without there would have'been no war. Even  the Company being exposed to dis- if the opium habit had been permitted  grace/' And. while prohibiting their to run its natural course, if it had not  own servants from carrying it, they 'received an extraordinary impulse  encouraged its inclusion in the cargoes from the measure's taken by the Brit-  of the British ships which could only  trade between Incia and China under  license from the Company. Notice,  these licenses were to be cancelled if  any other than the Company's opium  was taken on board.  The opium  fleet,  sailing from  Calcutta, were some of the finest cutters  ish East India Company to promote  the growth which almost quadrupled  the supply, I believe it never would  have created that extraordinary alarm  in the Chinese authorities, which betrayed them into the adoption of a sort  of "coup.-'d'Etal" for. its. suppression.  By  the   treaty  of Nankin. ��������� which  ever built. They were heavily armed, closed this war, China had to pay  capable of defying all the war junks $6,000,000 for the cost of opium de-  of the Chinese empire. On reaching ' stroyed, $12,000,000 for expenses of the  the Chinese coast they were moored war, $3,000,000 for debts due British-  off Canton. The drug, taken out of ers by the6"Hong," In addition to  ' the chests and put into bags for easier $6,000,000 already paid for the ransom  transfer, was smuggled ashore in fast of Hong Kong. Hong Kong was  boats called "crabs." manned first of ceded to us and four other ports, be-  all by Chinamen, but later by desper- sides Canton were opened to trade  adoes of other races,   armed   to the  teeth.  The policy of the Company as regards the use of opium in India was restrictive. Their instructions to their  collectors in India were "to discourage to the utmost the sale and consumption of the drug except for medicinal purposes." Their disclaimer in  parliament of the year 1831 has become famous: "Were it possible to  prevent the use of the drug altogether,  except strictly -for purposes of medicine, we would gladly do so in com-  In spite of a supplementary treaty,  signed a year later, wherein we pledged ourselves to discourage smuggling,  Hong Kong speedily became a huge  opium warehouse. An ordinance was  passed permitting Chinese boats to fly  the British flags/which led up eventually to the second war. The Indian  government continued the export of  opium, prepared for Chinese use, the  number of chests rising from 30,00 in  1830 to 75,000 in IS'.S. ' The ���������-British  foreign office instructing Britain's representative in China,"to avail himself  passion to mankind." But in strange of every favorable opportunity" to urge  contrast to this was their active policy, China to legalize the trade, pointing  to China. The trade thither grew trom out the immense gain that would ac-  5,000 chests in 1820 to 10,000 chests indue thereby. Prom 1842 to 1858 the  1829. More than that. The Chinese j Chinese government steadily refused  custom officials were systematically i to consent. The reply of emperor Tao  bribed by the opium merchants, who.lKwang, quoted in parliamentary ; re-  almost without exception, were British.'port, China 1847, page 292, is a ter-  Early in 1839 the Chinese Emperor determined to put a stop to tbe traffic.  After several ineffectual efforts, Commissioner Lin was sent from Pekin  with imperative orders to end the  trade. Arriving in Canton he surrounded the quarters ot the British merchants and compelled them to deliver  up 20,283 cherts of opium lying in ������rlt-  lab ships. He destroyed it all sod; this  led to a war, condemned by Dr. Arnold as "so wicked as to be a national  sin of tne greatest possible magnitude." :< - ������������������ ���������  Wm. E. Gladstone denounced it thus:  "A war more unjust in Its origin, a  war more calculated to cover this country with permanent disgrace. X do not  know, and I nave not read of.   The  rible indictment of Great Britain. It  runs as' follows:, .7 -:;'; -7-7-7''  "It irf true I cannot prevent the introduction of the flowing poison; gain-  seeking and corrupt men Will, for  profit and sensuality defeat my wishes,  but nothing will induce me^te derive  a revenue from the vice ���������and misery of  my people." Emperor Hwang is said  to have lost^t^^^hls^s^wj^;  the vice, and to have died of a broken  heart in consequence.  Our second Chinese war, arose ouj  of the > capture of a Chinese boat  called the "Arrow" engaged in the  smuggling trade and flying the British  (lag- This war closed after awful carnage with the treaty of Tientsin, signed June 26th, 1158; and by a supple-  British flag is hoisted to protect an mentary tariff added to this treaty oh  infamous contraband traffic, and it was 8th November, Great Britain at last  never hoisted except as it is now obtained the legalization of tbe import  hoisted on tbe   coast   ot China, we ot our Indian opium into China.   Sir  forced the Chinese government to enter into a treaty to allow their subjects to take opium."  Thus was China's resistance broken  by two cruel wars, the injustice of  which is now at length coming to be-  generally recognized as an awful blct  upon British history. Worse still, the  guilt of the second war is peculiarly a  national one, for Lord Palmerston, defeated in parliament, on the ground of  its injustice,'appealed- to the country, l\  and being sustained, carried it to a.  conclusion.  The treaty of Tientsin remains' in'  force to-day and is still being used in  tying China's hands in. her brave, her  un parallelled struggle with-a national  vice. The treaty of Tientsin was rati- -|  fied at Pekin two years later after a  third brief war, in which the French  joined us. The events preceding this  latest war I would rather not relate,  they are full of horrors.  Lord Elgin, who conducted the second war with China, wrote thus at the  time, December 22, 1857:  "When we steamed up to Canton and  saw the rich alluvial banks covered  with luxuriant evidences of unrivalled  industry and natural fertility. . . ���������  I thought bitterly of those, who for the  most selfish objects, are trampling un.  derfoot this ancient civilization."  December 9th���������"Nothing could be  more contemptible than the origin of  our existing quarrel. I have hardly  alluded in my ultimatum to the wretch-1  ed question of the "Arrow," which is I  a scandal to us, and is so considered J  by all, except the few who are person-, j  ally compromised/'.  December 25th.���������"Canton doomed to I  destruction through the folly of itsj  own rulers and the vanity and levityj  of ours."  August   30th. ��������� "This   abominable!  East; abominable not so much in it-|  self as because it is.strewed all oveH  with the record of our violence and]  fraud."  i .November 6th.-���������"In   our .relations,  with China we hvae acted scandalous^  iy-".-',  The treaty of Tientsin not only legal^  Ised the' import of our Indian bpiut  into China, in another clause it, fotfi  the first time, legally recognized'  iermissible in Chin*. The teachlngl  and profession of; Christianity. vN������  wonder the Chinese mind coupled the  two things together. JoshueTlownt  says: "The-Unkihg ottthe ^Ifto* o\  Jesus' -of ^l&^th'S#ttb> the vBrftls*  opium trade*isrs������thltter an irony as  professing ^ci$itgjj^ 7;:have ,eve������  brought"; - en7:,tfce^lves. .,.T������7 vthj  Chinese they came ..together, spreaj  together, have h>eia''''fbugUt^f������*v',t������  getber, and flnnliy legalized tog ether.'  Thanh God! th* truth long iHMI  over is becoming known!   The 7dw|  when Britain must own her wrong-  make amends and pny full price th*T<|  tor is at hand.     ',;.'/'7'  The treaty ot Tientsin contained  clause permitting  revision  every  (Continued on Psge 5)  Corner of  |8th and  Westmin*  ster Ave.  PRY QQOPS     PRY  Corner of  18th mi  Westroin*  ster Ave.  FLANNELETTE   regular 10c a yard  in' all designs    4 yds for 25c  A consignment of Stamded Cushion Tops, Centre pieces,  Towel and Pipe  Racks and other Xmas Novelties. THESE ARE VERY CHOICE  5 doz. prs. 2/1 and  1/1 Rib Cashmere  Hose. Sizes 8 to 10.  Double Knee. 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I' NTT T$7t  THE WESTERN CALL, VAI.COUVBR, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  HAMMOND  A recent Impetus to the little bir.g ed to build a house from the ground  is the building of the Baillie Lumber j up. He owns a lot of valuable pro-  Co's saw mill on the banks of the i perty In the town and Is full of enter-  Praser river which will have a capacity to cut from 30,000 to 50,000 test  of lumber dally.  .Mr. Baillie is a lumberman with  over a quarter of a century's experience in the business. He will manufacture and handle everything requir-  prise and vim from the word "go."  He is a pleasant Scotchman to meet  and Hammond will be recognized in  the future as the city of opportunities.  George W. Allison was born In Auld  Scotia and deals in groceries, dry  gods, boots,'shoes, hardware, flour and  ���������teed.   He has operated two years and  I* halt in the town and is doing well.  Th*'i-Msnk of ^Hamilton'-trench  [which is ably managed by If. Ufsyii'  |J������r who formerly'followed the broad  id Mbleileld.of teaching. :y   ���������;v:.r-f  tHll^ t\..'.frs-ye\s. is.; a. new: comer  wd a live hustler and livery wan7 He  jperates a hoarding house for horses  id.furnishes rigs to drummers.  J. M. Pale is the old "Pioneer" and  founder of tbe town. He operates the  company store of the place and the  mond for 20 years and is antlclpatlna  retiring |;|cowthe:.jictlye mercantile  ���������held .inline1' hearrfutufe.'  7'VrYJ.'Marriott'la1 the ''anight of the  ahvil''^ and is a star horseshoe and  general blacksmith artisan of the interior.  (Continued from Page 4)  sars.    It was under this clause that  1869 the Chinese foreign office ad-  tessed a memorial to.Great Britain,  lich Sir R. Alcock described as "in--  Isting and urging by every argument!  ley  could   adduce,  the  necessity  of  le British Government consenting to  ie total prohibition of opium."  11 will draw my to-night's address to  close  with  this    appeal   from   the  lovernment  of  China,   and   in   order  lat you may appreciate Chinas atli-  Lde, I must ask you to listen to this  bted official document in full:  .,  earnestly on the subject.  ^"rom Tsung-Li-Yamen to Sir Alcock,  p-aly, 1869.,  Chinese Foreign Office.  |)'The writers have on several occa-  jns, when conversing with His Ex-  "That opium is like a deadly poison,  that it is most Injurious to mankind,  and a most serious provocative of ill-  feeling is, the writers think, perfectly well-known to His Excellency, and  ; it  is  therefore needless  for them to  l'enlarge further on these points.  1 "The Prince" (Prince Kung was the  President of the Board) and his colleagues are quite aware that the opium  trade has long been condemned by  England as a na km, and that the  i ight-minded merchant scorns to have  to do with it.  "But the officials and peopte of this  Empire, who cannot be so comp.etely  ! informed on the subject, all say that  England trades in opium because she  desires to work China's ruin; for (say  lency, the British Minister, referred j they) if. the friendly feelings of Eng-  the opium trade as being preju-: land are genuine, since it is open to  ial to the general interests of com-j her to produce and trade ��������� everything  rce. The object, of the treaties be-  fen our respective countries was to  'jure perpetual peace; but if effective  |-ps cannot be taken to remove an  Cumulating sense of injury from the  'ads of men, it is to be feared that  policy can obviate sources of fu-  e trouble.  L'Day and night tbe writers are con-  [ering the question with a view to  solution, and the more tbey reflect  It, tbe greater does their anzi-  beeeme, and hereon they cannot  ������M and r���������ing His JBaeeUencr very  else, would she still insist on spreading the poison of this hurtful thing  throughout the Empire?  "There are those who say, 'Stop the  trade by enforcing a vigorous prohi-  ! bition against the use of the drug.'  China has the risrht to do so. doubtless, and might be able to effect it;  but a strict enforcement of the prohibition would necessitate tbe taking of  many lives. Now, although the criminals' punishment would be of their] stamp out the Import trade and then,  own seeking, bystanders would not fail after that bad been accomplished, to  to ear that-it ini tbe fof*i������������ mer- prohibit  tbe    production    of opium  chani seduced them to their ruin byf  brining the drug, and it would be hard '  io mevent general and deep-seated;  indignation.. Such a course, indeed j  would tend to arouse popular .angeri  against the foreigner.  "There are others, again, who suggest the removal of the prohibitions  against the growth of the poppy.  They argue that, as there is no means  of stopping the foreign (opium) trade,  there can be no harm as a temporary  measure in withdrawing the prohibition on its growth. We should thus,  not only deprive the foreign merchant  of a main source of his profits, but  should increase our revenue to boot.  The soverign rights of China are, indeed, competent to this. Such a  course would be practicable; and, indeed, the writers cannot say that, as  a last resource, it will not come to  this; but they are most unwilling  that such prohibition should be removed, holding, as they do, tbat a right  system of government should appreciate the beneficence of heaven, and  seek to remove any grievance which  afflicts its people, while to allow them  to go on to destruction, although an  Increase of revenue may result, will  provoke tbe judgment of Heaven and  the condemnation of men.  "Neither of the above plans, Indeed,  are satisfactory. If it be desired to  remove the very root, and to stop the  evil at its source, nothing will be effective-but a prohibition, to be enforced alike by both parties. 7  "Again, the Chinese merchant supplies your country with his goodly tea  and silk, conferring thereby a benefit  upon her;   but the. Eng'ish merchant  empoisons China with pestilent opium.  Such conduct is unrighteous.   Who-caii  Justify  it?    What wonder If  officials  and people say that England is wilfully  working out China's ruin, and has no  real   friendly   feeling  for   her?    The  wealth and generosity of England are  spoken by all; she (s anxious to prevent and anticipate all Injury to her  commercial Interests.   How is it, then,  she can hesitate to remove an acknowl-  sdged evil?   Indeed, It cannot be that  England still holds to this evil business, earning the hatred of the officials  'nd people of China, and making ber-  elf a reproach among the nations, bemuse she ''would lose a little revenue  vere Bhe to forfeit the cultivation of  ���������the poppyVk I \ \-k       ).     .. ���������: 7;,.  "The: writers hope that His .Excel-  'ency will memoralize his Government  0 give orders in India and, elsewhore  *o- substitute the cultiyatIon of .cereals  air", cotton. Were both nations: to/?If-;  irously prohibit t|������e;7 jgrowth, of .the  idppy, both traffic in and consumption  if opium might alike be put an end tov  To do away with so great an evil would,  be a great, virtue on England's part;  she  would strengthen  friendly  reia-  lons and make herself illustrious,  low delightful to have so great an act,  raosmitted to after ages!  "This matter Is injurious to com-  ���������nerclal interest in no ordinary degree.  f His Excellency tbe British Minister  cannot, before it Is too late, arrange  i plan tor a Joint prohibition (of the  'raffle), then no matter with what de-  otedness the writers may plead, they  may be unable to cause the people to  ut aside f!l-feeling, -and so sirengthen  rlendly relations as to place them for  ?!ver beyond fear of disturbance.. Day  \nd night, therefore, the writers give  1 o th I s ~ matter" most earn est th on gli t,  md overpoweiiitg is the distress and  inxiety it occasions them. Having  ^hus presumed to unbosom themselves,  Miey would be honored by His Excellency's reply."  This appeal by the Chinese Government was sent home to the British  lovernment by Sir R. Alcock, accompanied by a confidential despatch, fully  endorsing the Chinese apepal. Tho  following is an extract from that official letter:  "He had no doubt that abhorrence  expressed by the Government and peo.  pie ot China for opium as destructive  to the Chinese nation, was genuine  and deep-seated; and that he was also  quite convinced that the Chinese Government could, if it pleased, ���������cany out  its threat of developing cultivation to  any extent. On the other hand, he believed that so strong was the popular  feeling on the subject, that if Britain  would give up the opium revenue,  and suppress the cultivation in India,  the Chinese: Government, would have  no difficulty in suppressing it in China,  except in the Province of Yunnan  where its authority is in abeyance."  Such then, was the appeal addressed  to Great Britain by the Chinese Government and backed by our own representative. After many months of  waiting and repeated applications for  an answer. Sir R. Alcock was at length  compelled to say to the Chenise cabinet that there was no response, and  that none need be expected. Then began the .last awful lap in the degradation of a whole nation. China, despairing of getting any relief from Britain,  launched into the most extensive cultivation of the poppy, producing opium  at a much cheaper rate tban could be  done in India.    Tbey hoped thus to  THE PROFIT IS YOURS  -���������-.'.-*.- '-*-.,. . . - i ���������;���������.���������. 1  Read carefully and then take advantage of  ' ,    ���������'. ���������'.      ':,      '  ' -.������&% - :        .'''..''��������� ' '      ''.''.  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The  results are thus recorded in The Times  (London) Of December 26th, 1887:  "By 1887 the relations between the  Chinese and the Indian drug are found  to have altogether changed,    In all  parts of the Empire, except the islands,  of Formosa and-Hainan, it is said to be  produced  In    substantial quantities.  The broad province of S>chuen7 pro-"1  duces a hundred and fifty thousand  Piculs, i'each plcul" being 133 1-3 lbs.  Yunnan comes next.   It is estimated  that a third of its cultivation Is devoted  to .poppy fields.  ���������j'TMs huge stock of Chinese opium  IS raised for tbe supply of scores of  millions who never smoked before.  ���������-' TSI-chueo, for Instance, contains 70,-  000,000 of inhabitants. Seven-tenths  of the adult male population, it is computed, now are opium-smokers. Probably twenty-five years ago only a fraction had contracted the habit. The  propensity, which is understood to  have a total existence in China of no  more than a short century, has of recent years spread like wild-fire among  the nation.'1  -Alas for China! Her statesmen who  took refuge in this policy of despair,  did not forsee that the rapid spread of  poppy cultivation in China would soon  accomplish the nationalisation of the  vice! But what s"hall we say cf Great  Britain's responsibility for the rapid  spread of this ev5"? It is a curious  example of the awful ruin of human  nature that the' nation capable of the  sublime financial sacrifice of paying  SlriO.000.000 for the freeing of every  slave throughout the British Empire  should also be the nation that, through  The' statements laid -before you in  this addres come to me endorsed by  the Archbishop   of Canterbury,   tbe  Archbishop of York, the Archbishop of  Dublin, the Primate of Scottish Episcopal Church, the Moderator of tbe  Free Church of Scotland, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of  England, the Moderator of the Church  of Scotland, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church In Ireland, the Moderator, of the Presbyterian Church in  Wales, the Moderator of the United  Free Church of Scotland, the Clerk of  the" 8bclety of Friends; ther President  of tbe Baptist Unions, the President  of the National Free Church Council,  the President of tbe Countess of Huntingdon Churches, the President of the  Congregational  Union,  the President  Of the Wesleyan Conference, the Presi.  dent of tbe Primitive Methodist Conference, the President of the.Wesleyan  Reform Union, the President of the  United  Methodist  Church.    In  other  words, backed officially by the entire  Protestant   Church   of  Great Britain  and Ireland.  I have not been able to-night to take  up the more recent developments of  this Indo-Chinese opium traffic. My  object has been to sink into your mind  Britain's crime;     "-   ------    -    ^ ^- ,  Before closing, however, I must  briefly summarize present conditions:  Early in 190C, four" of China's leading viceroys requested their foreign  office to approach the British minister  at Pekin, asking for a united, movement for the gradual suppression of  the trade by the curtailment concurrently of the production of home-grown  opium and of. the import of Indian  opium.  On  May  30th,  following this, came  contemptible greed of gain, and in the  the anti-opium debate in the House of  Seven provinces in which growth is  already entirely suppressed.  Eight provinces in'which total prohibition has been ordered for this year;   ,  four in which successful enforcement  of edict is to be expected.  Three provinces in.which total prohibition has been ordered, but In which  officials ar������ slow to take any rigorous  steps.-  7  Three provinces remain, tn which  one. has elected not to finally suppres*  1*e ogrowth till mi; fIn one other,no  order for suppression has been Istbtd,  and tn the last no opium Is crown at  China, then, lias far more than fulfilled her part of the bargain, and on  the strength of this has appealed to  Britain to shorten tbe time in which  opium shall be allowed to degrade the.  Chinese nation. , .^  This Britain has refused to tfou       >  We believe and hope this refusal"IS ���������,  half-hearted and against better Judg- -  ment, and that we are on the eve of a .  sudden termination of our shame.  The appeal from the entire church *  of Great and Greater Britain. ���������  October 24���������Anniversary of ratifica-, ������������������  tion at Pekin of Tientsin treaty. >;  Resolutions, ....,, ��������� 7  same century, fastens the habit upon  400,000,000 people.  Don't forget to be at "THE STERLING" dry goods store at 10 a. m.,  Saturday.    Read ad in this issue.  .* * *  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Nicol.-128 Eighth  avenue west, were pleasantly surprised  by a number of their friends on Friday evening last. A very enjoyable  evening was spent. Among those  present were Mr. and Mrs. A. McNeil.  Mr. and Mrs. D. Carmichael, Mr. and  Mrs. .7. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. W. Car-  nochan, Mr. and Mrs. A. Livingstone.  Commons, in which Mr. Morley sound  ed, what we believe will prove to have ,'Mr. aml Mrs. D. Nei]SOn, Mr. and Mis.  been the death-knell of the opium traf-'M   vfPn���������rf   Mr   and Mrs     D   Rus������ell  I wi'I not harry your feelings by the!f,���������      Tv���������   ���������_..__    ac   i   h'   a,r(,nAv    *��������� MUlU Kus-eii..  . .    ,    . ,;���������,,. ���������i,*' ������   Hou.se,   as   I   l^e already  M.,s   T   Belltestone, Mrs. W.  Lockley,  awful   stones   ot   desolations  wrought  cv,,,...,,    ���������naBi^fii.=iv    ���������,wi0���������n0,i   ������ho .       ..       .. .  .     ������������������ .��������� snown.   unanimously    condemned   the Miss    c     Carmichael.    M ss    Russe  ,  by   opium   -,n   Oi;na.     For  every   cry  trq^,. ������������������ :���������,���������..���������, ; v , ���������   . ,      ^  irarr.C   as   immoral. r\tp������ora    W-m    Vfiiltjnn     ^:^<s    Qniith       n  from   heart-hrokeir   Chinese  mother.i     .   .      .      ..  . ....... v  .   I^essis. \\m. Benson, j.is. ^mnn,    v.  I    As an lmc-diate result of i ais debate  Sinclair,  Dave  Neilson,  R.    McKend-  ar.d vote at Westminster, China issued  rick.  brought with her children to ruin an  starvation by the besotted opium-  smoking father, for every daughter  sold to a harlot's life to feed the  father's opium pipe. Britain stands re-  sponsible before God and man.  ���������j There is no platform for the judgment of nations, as such, in the world  to come. The coming final judgment  in the eternal sphere Is necessarily of  individuals. A nation has its hirth.  childhood, youth, manhood and maturity in this present world. Proportioned  to its establishment in justice and  righteousness will be its real strength.  worth and continuance. The endorsement of Injustice, slavery and iniquity  by any nation, will secure its chastisement, hasten its judgment, and precipitate its final overthrow. It is but  a question of time and of the Divine  forbearance. The history and final  passing away of Babylon, Egypt,  Greece and Rome are illustrations and  profs that the judgment or nations and  empires takes place In this world.  God is calling on Great Britain to repent and pay the price of her hellish  a decree for the doing away with "the  poison of foreign and native opium  within the pt.-riod of ten years." That  decree wa������ dated September 30. 1906.  and was followed on November 22nd  by the i/ic-st drastic regulations for carrying of 'his policy into effect.  After some negotiations the British  and Indian governments concurred in  the ten-year arrangement proposed by  China, to date from January 1st, 1908.  Reckoning on tlie basis of 51,000  chests, our average export to China  for five years, we agreed to reduce that  amount by 5,100 chests each year.  This reduction after 1910; two years'  trial was made to be conditional upon  China being able to prove that she hid  carried out her part of the arrangement.  Mr. Max Muller, our own special  representative in China, under date of  October, 1������08, reports China's progress,  after 21 months' effort, aa follows in  tbe 21 provisoes of China and Manchuria,:  'rjr-''.--- ���������'::������ ��������� ���������:���������:  Take a Davie street, ear and get off  at lfith avenue fnd follow the crowds  to the Big Sale on Saturday at "THE  STERLING."  ��������� ��������� ���������  NEW    WESTMINSTER   WEATHER...  Thirty days hath September,  April, June nnd November,.  All the rest hath thirty-one  Without a blessed ray of sun;-  And from January until May  It raineth or sieeteth every day;  But if all the months   had   two   and  thirty.  They'd all be just as wet and dirty.  HACK BROS. Undertakers  Open Day and Night  2ia iuurnuf jt.  ��������� .rv ,'V-^* NEW TYRANNY IN SIGHT  CHARACTERISTIC  OF ROOSEVELT  (From the Toronto   World, Sept.   25.)  Yes, it's time the peopie oi: G:uano,  of Canada generally, Degau to take a  little stock ol the men active in the  Euch.arist.ic Congress.  Mr. i-iead uourassa, for instance.  ;\Ve nave beeu rending ms speech, de-  Jivtic.a au nie uonsiuob, mm we na-vC  l)een reading ius la&uuig ol ui:;hop  Faiiou or London (Ontario), .w������o . nab.  dared, according to Mr. bourassa, to  declare tor linglish teaching m pre! -  erence to French in the schools in his  diocese . (including the French County  of lisbex). But the good Bishop of  London is not to be let rule in his  own diocese. He must take orders  from the new religious tyranny that is  Roosevelt may be a noisy agitator,  but he is also something of a man. The  following' incident is characteristic of  the man. He seems to be honest in  spite of his brusqueness, the "Literary  Digest" relates the following :  In striking contrast   to   Mr. Roose -  DRUNK ON DUTY  Surely in self-deiense, citizens will  ultimately be driven to suppress all  liquor selling for beverage purposes,  in view of the tearful peril in which,  under the responsibilities of modern  civilization, men who drink may put  the lives of others. This possibility  is forcibly illustrated in a press despatch from Winnipeg    published    in  the daily papers of    September    12th,  velfssnubbingof Senator Lorimer. in jwhich    sa-d.   SamS(m    Paiison,    aged  Chicago, is-his recent    meeting    with  Judge Lindsey, at Denver.     When the  ex-Pres;dent arrived at the station he  was met by a delegation of Denver's  prominent citizens; but Judge Lindfey  perhaps the most distinguished citi ���������  zen, was noticeable for. his absence.  Inquiry revealed that the judge of the  "Kid's Court" hah been snubbed by  the committee, and the ingenious re-j  buke devised by Colonel Roosevelt   is  as   fol -  being set up In Montreal.      For    this j (ok, by tne Denver Express,  tyranny is based on the idea of a solid. jows.  French-Canadian vote    from    Quebec,  and a French-Canadian   wedge in    as  many counties of Ontario 'as possible,  and these all kept in one  solid   block  toy a spiritual chief in Montreal and a  political-   chief   associated   with   that  spiritual head.    Bourassa wants to be I  I thirty-six, a fireman on the C. V. R.  i Kenora local, leaving the city at a  j o'clock on Saturday afternoon, jumped  to instant death from the cab when  the engine left, the rails at Wood's  Crossing, six miles from Winnipeg.  The accident is alleged to have been  caused through the negligence of the  signalman, in the tower of the crossing, who is believed to have been  drunk on duty, and to have thrown the  derailing switch just as the train was  approaching   the    crossing    near    the  Early in the day. when the reception j Canadian Northern tracks.   The whole  committee met the colonel,   his < first  question to the members was: "where were jnjure(]  is Judge Lindsey?"  The committee sidestept.  At.' noon  j train was derailed, but. no passengers  The engineer saw the  switch was wrong, and shouted to the  fireman, both jumping at. . the    same  U   0$  the political end of this deal. He will  tolerate no Irish bishop in Ontario  that will not take orders from Mont -  real and come into the bilingual  game. Nor wiH Mr. Bourassa tolerate  If he can help It, any bishop for Ottawa that is not a French-Canadian. He  says the promotion of the Archbishop  of Kingston to the See of Ottawa is a.  mistake. Bourassa would like a cardinal head at Montreal, who would  rule the whole church In Canada asya  political solidarity. According to  Bourassa, French - Canadians must  have bishops of their race, must have  bi-Iingual schools In every quarter of  Canada, and especially in Ontario, and  that the7only true churchmen are of  his nationality. It would follow from  his argument that a French-Canadian  cannot be satisfied with any Prime  Minister that is not of his race, or, at  the very least, that the French-Canadians' are entitled to a bi-llngnal Premiership. He's bent on a double national front to everything.  TWe are doing Mr. Bourassa no in-  :ustice if we say that he regards the  mission of his race as to crowd the  English out of Quebec, and to recover  Ontario. .The French ? Canaman.con-  gresa, which is largely his machine, ������������������ is  to he the, means of TFiwnchifying this  province and to encircle the nation dl  capital with a range, of absolutely  French counties. then will come  tithes in Ontario.  We Imagine there are Catholics, and  many English'������������������- speaking-..ones,-; that  would prefer to see the English tongue prevail in this province, and that  the public funds be not used to split  Canada into a country of two nations  at every point of the line.  And we cannot deny Mr. Bourassa'a  ambition If he can attain it. He will  do it if the others jet him. And he  hopes to do "it by the creation of a  great political solidarity under spiritual direction.  ,=���������The^Wqrld trusts. that Jhe^ Catholics  of Ontario wiil stand by the Bishop of  London against this new tyranny - in  Montreal. The people of this Province  have swallowed a lot, and may have to  swallow a lot more. But there must  be a limit.  The more the Girouard, Anglin,  Marcil incidents are examined, the  more one reads Mr. Bourassa's deliv -  erances, one Is forced to the conclusion that he is for the submission of  the State to the Church, and for the  ���������creation of a solidarity in the votes of  ���������one faith that will be worked at every"  turn for concessions. We carefully  guard against saying that our fellow  countrymen who are Roman Catholics  all hold this view, but that'3 what  Bourassa holds, and he is busy on the  job. Such a political solidarity in collusion with some of the great corporations in this country would forever  stop all political and other progress in  Canada.  The World trusts that the Bishop of  London wil! rule his own diocese as  they think best, not as Mr. Bourassa,  dictates. And the supreme authority  at Rome might have a care as to creating any spiritual supremacy in Montreal that may he used as a political  solidarity to suit the designs of those  who are for the subjection of the  State to the Church, and whose sole  ambition is to dispossess English-  speaking people of Ontario, and to  make a wreck of the political freedom  that has been established here at so  great a cost.  St is time the people of Ontario began to do a little thinking. They  have trusted to Globes and Stars, and  they have been betrayed.  Bishop Fallon has lots of friends in  Ontario. ; <  when the colonel was resting for a few j tinie f,.pm tne opposite  sides    of   the  minutes, there was shoved    into     h������3' cab, just after the    engineer    set    the j  room a copy of Clay's Review, with ; emergency brakes. Patlson struck his  eight pages devoted to slandering hea(j on a post , carrying semaphore  Lindsey. |wires, being instantly killed.   The en-  Thentlie Roosevelt Iwrath arose, and . gineer escaped    with    slight,   injuries.  We  Are  Busy  Already making pictures for  Xmas forour customers. Don't  put off till the last few weeks.  And don't think you must have  fine suuny weather. We can  make photographs ar y ay���������  rain or shine. -  PHONE 5484  and make an appointment with'  WELTORP  Mt.   Pleasant   Photographer  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and BROADWAY  PHONE 5484      Mount Pleasant  The signalman locked himself in the  tower and defied the train crew for  some time before he could be secured.  He is under arrest."  o    THE OLDEST TREE.  The? most ancient * living   thing  earth"is a tree.      Eactly    where  tree stands is a mooted question,  many localities lay clam \ to   it;  on  that  i'or  bui:  M1  Save the Pieces  If you have the misfortune to  break your glasses and we will  be able to fit another lens exactly  the same or if you happen to  lose them :  Our Expert Optician  by the aid of the latest scientific  method of eye testing will fit  you another pair as good,   if not  better than the old ones.  liFII. Ii. BIGGER  WATCHMAKER aud JEWELLER  143 -Hastings-, W.  Opposite Province  he declared to Gifford Pinchot and his  other friends that he must see Lind -  sey at the entrance, to the auditorium  as he entered for his speech.  Accompanied by Mayor Speer.  Chairman Reynolds of the convention  league, and others who had shown  with reflected glory, Roosevelt ap -  proached the auditorium. Then he  saw Lindsey. left the party, and  stretched out his hands with:  "I am glad to see you, Judge."  Still holding Lindsey by the hand,  lie'' turned to the discomfited commit -  tee, and said:  "Here is the man that I have been  demanding to see all day."  With this rebuke, which left his reception committee in apprehension of  his next move, he : turned ��������� back to  Lindsey with an, invitation to go- with  him toi the platform. Lindsey ; protested that he had not been invited by  the committee and did not wish to intrude. Then the famous teeth clenched and be turned toward1the commit-:  tee with this remark: |    Humboldt refers to a, gigantic baof  "Judge Lindsey is myguest on this bab tree in Central Africa as the old  platform to-day.    Will you kindly see est organic monument in   the   world  that he is provided with a seat." This tree had a trunk 29 feet in diam  Then taking Lindsey by the'arm, he eter, and Adanson, by a series of cars  there have been scientists curious  enough to investigate the various  claims, and we can probably arrive at  ������ pretty exact result by a few comparisons, says the New York Times.  There are certain yews in Engla ud  that were stalwart trees when Caesar?  landed on her, shores. More than a  century ago a scientist named pecan -  dole proved to the-satisfaction of botanists that a certain yew standing in.  the churchyard of Fortingal;' Perth -.  shlre^was more than 2,500 years old;  andhe found another at Hedsor. in  Buclas, which was 3,240 years old at  !that time.  f'   ���������        ���������,   -���������' '   ' ��������� ?  t For go������od values in  1 REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  4  Cor. 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A.,  Kes. 170 Ninth uve. W.      Tel. B:'.'.U8.    Pastor:  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cor. Weiton and 26th.    Oue block e������8l  of Westminster Ave.  services���������Sunday 1' :00 a. m. and 7:30  p.m.    Sunday School 2:80.  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8:00 p.m.  Rev. J. H-. CAMeRON, B. A.,  ������esl<1en<;e Cor. Quebec and 2l������t. Pastor.   : ������ : : .  Anglican e        ���������        ���������'���������  ST. MICHAELS���������  Corner 9th ave. and Prin<:e Edward it.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a. m.  and Evensong at 7:30 p. m. each Snn-  Uuy. Holy Communion on first and .  third Sundays in each month after  . Morning Prayer, aud on second and  fourtii Sund<"~s at 8:00 p. m. Sunday School at 2:30 p.m. ��������� rmmm  Rev. O. H. Wilson, Rector.  Rectory, Cor. Ave. 8th and Prince Edward St.|  Telephone 18518.  ENTKAL BAPJ 1ST OHUROH���������  Corner Tenth Ave. and Laurel St.  Services -Preaching at 11 a.m. and  7:30 p.m   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m.  Rkv P Oliftom Parker, M. A ,  nth Ave, w Pastor..  Utter Pay Saints  ri  walked with bim to the stage.  Nor was   Roosevelt*  satisfied  with  ful measurements..demonstrated  conr  ciiisriveiy that it had not lived for less  this rebuke. He wanted the world than 5^150 years-and it lives to-day.  outside to know that he believes in j Nor is this so remarkable when one  Lindsey; believes In his   story, ("the stops ^to think thn.t,   given,  favorable  Beast"), and cares nothing for the  slanders which have been' circulated.  He wanted the widest publicity to his  acts. ,k ������������������(���������������������������  It just happened that Gilson Gardner, the Washington correspondent of  The Express, was directly in front of  him as he finished speaking. As he  finished the speech, Roosevelt stept to  the press box and, calling Gardner,  saidto-hlm:������������������-      -- ^   --     -------��������� --  "I wish that you would tell the  gentlemen of thecpress that in oppo -  sitlon to my wishes there was no place  provided In my reception for Judge  Lindsey, whom I so greatly esteem.  I wish that you would see that they  know that his appearance upon this  platform was at, my request and as my  guest, and that I insisted on his presence here. I deem It an honor to have  upon this platform with me h man  who has done so much for humanity  and has'been so courageous against  wrong as has Judge Lindsey."  DEPENDS ON THE   KIND.  A bunch of old deep-sea fishermen  in tbe cabin of a sma' '���������. had been  puzzling for half an li< ur over the  mental problem; "If ,n herring and  a half costs a penny aiul a half, how  many herrings can you buy for a  shilling and a half?"  "What did you say the mackerel  and a half cost?" asked one of tbe  fishermen.  "I didn't say mackerel; I said herring!" exclaimed the skipper.  "Oh, that's different," said the sailor  man. "I've been figuring on mackerel."  conditions for its growth and sustenance, the average tree will never dij  of old age. Its death Is merely an accident, without which It may flourish  for century upon century.  ST. JOHN ASSYRIANS ANGRY.  - i  Will Withdraw from Catholic   Church  if Their Views are Not Met.  The Assyrian colony In St. John, N  B., consisting of fifty-two families of  the Maronite Catholic faith, decided to  take their children from the Catholic  schools and send them to public  schools. Thev say they have repeat -  edly asked Bishop Casey to permit  them to build a church of their own  with a priest speaking their own language, and that he has refused to do  that or permit any Assyrian priest to  say mass in the Cathedral. The,y say  they will withdraw from the Catholic  Church If the matter is not settled to  meet their views.  for Estimates on Plumbing  Hot water heatinq  ;;���������.:.���������;" phone 5545 -..'.,  310 ������roady^y E     %  >+#****<W**'M*#*^^  Pleasant Cafe  J SAtTEfc, EATON & CO., 2642 MAIN ST.  f THE LIGHTEST, MOST AIRY and MOST CHEERFUL  I PLACE TO EAT ON THE HILL  I Cuisine of the Pest  t  Everything new and up-to-date._   We are, here^toserye,;  |    not to be served.       Give us a call and you will call again  REORGANIZED Chnrch of Christ���������  837 Ninth avenue east.  3t������vicn������-Every Sunday.evening t* 8  o'clock.. Sunday school** 7 oTolook.  PrnyerMeeting Wednesday.jftiBp. to.,  r ^ .t. S. RAiNEY/Elder.  LODGES  independent Orqcr of OdaKllowy  MT. PLEASANT todge No. I*- .  Meets every Tuesday at 8 p. mv  in I. O. O.P. Hall Westminster hve^7  Mt. Pleasant.    Sojourniug brethren  cordially invih** *��������������� attend. .      ,���������  J. Pouglaf, Noble Gwid,  36th & Maw  T. Matthews, Vice Grand,        .   .  Thos- SgwistL. Reo. dee. ������������i 7th sve- f^  l.oval Oranqc lotye;'��������� ^;;:7  >*���������+���������.���������+���������. rfi ������.^.������.^i.������.<i . 4m.ifi.>.^,������  IN  INNOCENCE ABROAD.  The ashman was raising a can of  ashes above his head to dump the contents into the cart, when the bottom  of the can came out. Ethel saw it  and ran in and told her mother.  "I hope you didn't listen to what  he said," the mother remarked.  "He didn't say a word to me," replied the little girl, "he just walked  right off by the side of his cart, talking  to God."  THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM  HURST, DECEASED.  NOTICE is hereby given that all  creditors and others having claims  against the estate of the late William  Hurst who died on or about the 5th  day of June, A. D. 1910, are required  on or before the 20th day of September, A. D. 1910, to send by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned  their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, full particulars  of their claims, duly verified, statement of tlieir accounts and the nature  of the security (if any) held by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE,  that after the above mentioned date  the executors of the above mentioned  Estate will proceed to distribute the  assets of the said 'deceased among  the parties entitled thereto, having  regard only to the claims with which  they shall then have notice.  And the executors will not be liable  for the said assets or any part thereof to any person or persons of whose  claim notice shall not have been received by them at the time of such  distribution.     7  Dated, Vancouver, B. C, this 20th  day of August, A. D. 1910.  MacOILL & GRANT.  Solicitors for   Justice   Swanson   and  Herbert Lambert, Executors.  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B.C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  PHONE 657" COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  CT. PLEASANT L. O. U No. 184*.  Meets the 1st and 8d Thursday of  each month ������t 8 p. m , in  tbe K. of P Hall.  All    visiting   Brethrei  cordially welcome.  _ m,  joh5 Covnxis, W... M-  soistbave. w.  N. E. Louotbbd, Secy  725 17th ave., W.  Independent Order foresters  COURT VANCOUVER No, 1328-  Meets 2d and 4th Mondays of each  month at 8 p. m., in the Oddfellows'  Hall, Mt. Pleasant. Visiting breth-  ern always welcome.  H. Hankins, Chief Ranger  M. J. Crehan, Rec. Sec.  337 Princess street. City.  A. Pengklly, Financial Secretary.  237 Eleventh avenue call.'  Piano Tun ing  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  Leave your orders at the Western Call  <r  Campers  Station now  a t  Ocean Park  4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you canrt afford to miss OCEAN  PARK.     Call at 329 Pender Street  WEEK END RATES  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE ROCK good Saturday morning   -  .to Monday night.  ">>  FLOUR  Try our  Imperial Brand  The Best Bread Flour.  FEED  I    Best quality of HAY, GRAIN,  CHOP and POTLTRY  SUPPLIES.  Pratt's Poultry Food  The wonderful egg producer.  TRY A BOX. 25c and 50c.  S. W. KEITH  Broadway aid Westminster Road  '  ;pHO^E1637 ���������:   - ���������  V.  ': *r ������V  7f '^���������'ii/'i'ijdf^l  "J*'":-.V ���������V"a'-''rr!  MILLINERY  ���������K^^S^^S^^S^^  S  ������������������������������������*���������������������������  J  ������  ���������<  c/5  *<���������  J,'--i     *���������>  I'-}  ������  IT  X  2  90  2  3  iv     ���������*  ������&���������  .    ������.  ���������*���������:  To the FIRST? I LADY PURCHASING $3*OQ \ worth of goods will  be given her Choice of any of our  ���������>:-y $5^00 purs^s^    ,!  To the   SECOND LADY PUR-  chasing same amount 1 will have  her choice of any article amounting to $3*0O  To the THIRD LADY PURCHASING same? amount will receive  $2.O0 worth of Cashmere Hose  " J -k ,m  *>.'-Jr  " 4 " " *  r>5  si  I  iV-    **   U-'    *������  fcf     **������  %     %  ���������k    %���������':'������������������      .      'k\  on day  T,;the FIRSTS LADiSSU^- ; 1  Mmpemmwarn ni 1 %.  fWiW^Fka coupon and the lady <  Iholdinglthe luckysnumter ^ill?b^^^  given her choice of any $10.00 article j  i  r- in^he store; -< \jj  ISHK)0NDiLADY>uix^asin^same:   ������ j  amount, as above will'receive any" i  i' 'j: V $5100 article in the store    : 5  THIRD  LADY? purchasing same       ;!  l^ampunt as above will receive any       \  $3100 article in the store. c   \  DRAWING will take vplace on * *3  X    WEDp������DAY at;llfa.m.>-   \   /<  lurned over to Great tastilv fl^^  iri f42t e/a^rfchinx w^teh #333 to m%ke up a first class, up-to-4ate store.  tt NEXT13 ow  great event means savings to every mar, woman and child Jiving in Vancouver- DON'T  MISS IT! It's a saving opportunity of a lifetime. The finest merchandisers offered at prices  below the actual cost of RAW MATERIAL.  This is no Bankrupt Stock or old shelf worn  goods,   but   good    up-to-date    merchandise  Practically all THIS SEASON'S GOODS.  Merchants wishing to purchase a. portion of  this stock must call between the hours of 9 a.  m. and 10 a.m.  YOUR CHOICE BV COMING EARLY.  10 Sales Ladies wanted at once.  Who Af^Wp?   tne 0REAT EASTERN  ytuu j\fc ner  adjustment compy  A-e among the oldest promoters in the world. Known from Ocean to Ocean as the world's  greatest bargain srivers.   We sell and close out stocks of any size.   The secret of our success is  BAR1AIN GIVING and ADVERTISING TRUTHS. We advise youf coming early as this  is ONE OPPORTUNITY IN A WHOLE LIFETIME.     -DON'T HESITATE.  Notice  ITS A SHAHE TO SACRIFICE  This c'ass of Merchandise just at.this time of year when such goods are needed  bat our instructions are to sell Regardless OfGost* Remember, not a  Single article Reserved.     The Entire Stock is at your Mercy and every article is  Marked In Plain  Figures  The store will be closed until date of Sale,  October 22114  CLOSED  LOOK FOR THE BIG RED SIGN.  FAKES  DIE BUT FACTS   LIVE  ON   FOR  EVER. We mean business.  READ EVERY WORD.        IT MEANS  JOL  ARS TO YOU.  Space will not permit us to mention many prices.     Be on hand when the doers open ycu will be  more than satisfied  Shoe Polish for the 10c  tins 5c      Govs'   Blouses'        Haf j^PiW'     T   ,.     ,' . ��������� x, . '.   ���������  Ladies don t miss this opportunity  Suspenders reg. 50c, and 40c  Sale price   25c  Celluloid Collars 2  for  35  Ties   regular  50c        for      25c  Sox reg 25c and 35c  2 pairs for 25c  Broken lines of Boots and Shoes  at Half Price  Men's Work Shirts at Half price  Boys Caps Half Price  Boys' Suits while they last \ pric���������  Bojrs'   Blouses Haf % Pi ice  Girls' dresses the prices will  Boys Stockings reg 35c, 25c  duinfound you i 2 pairs for 35c  Children's Bonnets, ��������� |   We have everything to satisfy your  while they test at   15c j      wants from a pin to a $50 hat ,  Remember! doors open at 10 a.m., Saturday 22  m GREAT EASTERN ADJUSTMENT COMPANY OF MONTREAL CLOSING OUT THE STERLING .  3218  Main Street between 16th and 17th Avenues, Vancouver, B.C.  ������  f  V  *p ���������  >f> ���������  *  t  **  -   _  o  !  ������i������  ������S������  ���������  *r  ������J������  s.  ������i������  .���������i  <*���������  *  ������������������������  C\  *  rn  t  z  *  H  A.  li>  ���������TI  .t.  C  ���������>  7S  ���������>  z  A  mmmWS\  &  <5*  <>  X  *&  SHHV ���������*  Q>  z  o  <2>  CA  >*M������iH������<inw*MiirtttHHnn������i*M*>ii������������immi4u������MM***t>*tiii iit4,iiiin>iiMttM.f.<<.i.,,...,,.....,..1.(,|1||t))))MMMU)1))(<(|( ^^  ������������������������������������  ^A-^������������-'i^*e������r^-- v-- ������ZSiSgl������t*  >ite,;Vi.'  THE WWTWN CALL, VANCOUVBR, BRITI8H COLtJMBLA.  IT?  \Jji  J".^���������  i  w  J:������.  m  ���������%y  IK:- ������  "I  7������  Is;.  I; '  in $ '.���������  Ii ��������������� -,:  . * .' r  smmmmsmmtmmm^  Slaughter Sale  Local and  Otherwise  Read the big sale ad in this issue.  Building goes on  Vancouver.  apace    in   South  High Grade  J. K. CAMPBELL  600 Westminster Ave.  COR KECFER and WESTM iNSTEft AVE.  *:  re  \ I This stock will be  T^M^i^St^ckM  of ihe Money SaM^  of Cost ^  M NOTHING  Lougheed and Coates have moved to  429 Pender street.  McKenny Bros, left on Monday for  Barnet to look after the erection of  the Hamilton Powder. House.  Mr. A. Heilburg of 2610 Main street,  arrived home from a short stay at  Harrison Hot Springs, on Sunday.  A. B. Attwood hs opened up a new  grocery store corner Westminister and  21st avenne*.  Next Monday will be nomination  day in South Vancouver for School  trustees, P. B. Elliot having retired.  The Union Bank of Canada will  open a new branch at the corner of  Main St. nnd 25th nye.. about this 1st  of November.  Mrs. D. McLeod will receive   Wed  nesdav, OcL 26th for the first time, at  her new address, 590 6th   ave.,   east,  and every Wednesday. thereafter.  LOOK FOR THE BIO SIGN, LOOK  r A few convincing prices  $2.50 Cord Panted *���������> -  -  $15.00 Cravenette Rain Coats  $15.00   Suits       -  -  -  *  $1.35  8.95  7.95  $20.00  $25.00  $3,000  $35.00  Suits  "��������� ������<  $11.95  14.25  18.95  22.95  Mr. George W. Cowan has just returned from England where he has  been on a special trip to purchase  a carefully selected stock of Musical  Instruments. He has brought from!  England, alone about five thousand  dollars worth, and will open up for  business in the old stand of the  Racket, at Number 2315 Main St.  Mr. Cowan is also a professor of  music, and will add this to his other  business. He is an able and experienced musician and will be a great  acquisition.to the "Hill."  On Tuesday of last week, the members of the of the First Advent Christian church held a reception to meet  their new pastor. Elder Snider and his  family. There were about forty present and a most pleasant evening was  passed. Addresses of welcome and  fellowship were given by Messrs.  Robt. Muir. J. Jelly, P. Hopcraft,  Thos. Lobb. to which Elder Snider replied In a few well chosen words of  appreciation.  LOST���������On Friday morning, Oct T,  two automobile curtains, along tho  following route:���������Westminster avenue. Eleventh avenue, Howard street.  Twelfth avenue, Scotia,' Eleventh  avenne. Prince Edward Street, Eighth  avenne and Westminster avenue. Reward at 1946 Westminster avenue.  This is all good Up-tb-Pate Clothing.        Store now locked  P00RSr0PEN SATUitWY, 22nd,  9a.ro.  -   tfe; sure you see thei sign  *Ji00jp|   Then! Act 7  up.  For iMherance oi the JNPO-GftJNESE  \ OPIlJ^lRAFFIC will beheldin th������  FIRST CONGREGATION^  <^88g^ OCT-,������ pm>  HIS WORHL?,   T������U MAYOR,   IN THE CHAJR.      Thismeeting is called by the Vancouver  Ministerial Association in response to the urgent appeal of United Church of Great Britain & Ireland  ISU  The Kitchen Plan  A SOUTH BENlXMALlJA&le RANGE  o  South Bend  Malleable  Range  is conceded by the stove trade  to be the Leading Range of  America���������handsome as a picture. Strength, durability,  economy and convenience combine an ornament to the kitchen; made of malleable iron and  Bessemer steel in'combmation,  riveted together like a boiler.  It will last a life time. , Saves  repairs���������saves the cook���������saves  time and labor���������and does more  and better work on less than  half the fuel of cast stoves.  No crackiug, no warping, no  polishing, and no open seams.  Burns wood, cobs, hard or soft  coal.  A Perfect Baker,  Ideal Draft, Plenty of  Hot Water  A  Perfect  Range  Means Time for  Reading and Recreation, Time to give  to your Children.  Don't you think you have out up with that old  oook stovo or poor stool range lone onough*?  Go to-day and see a perfect range.  You will find one at the store of  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE.  OWEN  - TELEPHONE 447  Ask for "Oven Secrets.** "Inside Range InfarmcUion,"  and a valuable Cook Booh FREE,  Look for the big sign at the big anU  *n^Main St:, between lfeth and 17th  avenues; "THE STERLING" TDry  Goods Company.  The forerunner (hoped for) of the  construction of an amusement park at  Tront lake may be seen. A pile of  tihpber: has been unloaded 'on "the  shores of the lake.    ���������" '7     *'  On Friday evening the 14th inst., the  Mt Pleasant Lodge. No. 1842, ii !o7t..  paid a fraternal .visit' to Inneskillen  Lodge. They7report a very enjoyable  evienjng.7.     . '-       -7 ^7 7 > 7 k  Leslie Dutton of 116 Tth avenue  east, a small lad of fcyeare of age, on  Tuesday was unfortunate in" having  his thigh fractured, i He was token to  the General Hospital.  the    Central     Park  *X very pretty though quiet wending  took, place on tbe fifth instant at the  residence of Captain and Mrs. F. W.  Roberts, 1176 Fifteenth avenue east.  Mount Pleasant, when their daughter,  Mae was united in marriage to Kenneth F. Oxley, of Kelowna, B. C., son  of Mr; Herbert Oxley. of Wallace. N.'  S. Rev. Mr. Kenmure officiated. Ihe  bride was beautifully and elaborately  gowned in French-blue silk' chlllon  over white silk,' trimmed with heavy  brocade insertion over silver. With  this she wore the usual veil and  wreath of orange blossoms, and carried a magnificent shower bouquet of  white bridal roses. Her sister; Miss  Elsie Roberts, who acted as the bridesmaid, looked charming in pale pink  crepe de chine relieved with Paisley.  Her bouquet was of pink carnations.  The bride entered the room leaning  on the arm of her father, who gave  her. away. She was preceded by her  , bridesmaid.-- and the wedding march  P^^^jwaiBlplayed by Mrs. R. F. MacKen^ie  chnrch are to keep Thanksgiving Day ;The groom was supported by Mr. R.  in thegood old^fashioned way7 ������M������4TBuxoni The ceremony was performed  will give a Thanksgiving Supper In beneath a canopy of green leaves and  the Agricultural hall at   which    you flowers.    A dainty repast was   after-  may find turkey and pumpkin pie.  Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Watson of 45  Broadway east, left last Fridajr morning^ 14th inst, for an extended^ trip  south. Mrs. Watson, lias ah only  only brother connected with the irri -  gatipn project in Hermiston, * Oregon,  whom she has not seen for some time.  They will visit him on their!way;; to  Los ��������� Angels and other points farther  south.'7May they return much-recuperated.  The Great Eastern Adjustment Co.,  of Montreal is selling put "THE  STERLING" Dry Goods Company'3  Stock, on Main St., between 10th and  17th ave.  Mr. and Mts. H. ' H. Watson, 45  Broadway east, have gone on an ex -  tended trip south. They intend taking in the^cities of Seattle; Portland,  Frisco, Lob , Angeles7/ and7 Hermlstoh,  where Mrs. Watson., has a brother who is president of the irrigation  project there.  The movement which' started some  little while ago to have the name of  South Hill exchanged to "River View"  culminated in a motion passed Monday evening at the council meeting  authorizing the change. According to  the motion introduced q by Councillor  Baid and seconded by Councillor  Third, all that portion of the municipality lying south of Ferris road, or  5Cth avenue, will now be known as  River View.  Monday the new two-room school on  Wilson road was opened, and when  the tally was made it was found that  sixty pupils had enrolled. Misses An-  stie and Forrest have been appointed  teachers in tlie school. The four-room  addition to the South Hill school was  opened at the same time. All the  rooms are in use and these are practically full. The trustees say there  will be no room to spare even here gf-  ter all the pupils who will attend this  fall are enrolled. Miss McDonald,  Miss Matheson, Miss Todhunter, and  Miss Periard are teaching the four  new classes.  Ward V. Conservatives met in the  I. O. F. hall on Monday evening, and  during the winter months they will  hold meetings every Monday, whsn  games, addresses, lectures, debates,  smokers and general business sessions  will be held. A committee was ap -  pointed to arrange programs for every  Monday evening, and another to arrange for a dance In the Oddfellows*  Hall early in November. Among  those at the meeting on Monday evening were Messrs. A. H. B. Macgow ���������  an. H.H. Watson.and C. E. Tisdall,  members of the legislature for Vancouver, and License Commissioner  Findlay and Mr. Kfattland from Ward  f. Association.  wards served and a pleasant evening  enjoyed by all present. Both bride  and .bridegroom received', many beau -  tiful presents. The groom's gift 7 to  the bride-was a handsome traveling  coat, and to the bridesmaid a pearl  ring. After a short stay in, Vancou -  ver. Mr. and Mrs.. Oxley will leave .for  their: new home in Kelowna, B. C.  WOMAN'S  GUILD.   MT.   PLEASANT  ���������     PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.  The Woman's Guild of Mt. Pleasant  Presbyterian Church held their regular monthly meeting in .the Ladies'  Parlor of the church on Wednesday  afternoon. There was a large attendance and much business was done.  Final arrangements were made for  a Thanksgiving Supper, to be held in  the gymnasium of the chnrch on Oct.  31st A good supper - consisting . of  turkey, etc.. is promised to those who  come, and a-programme-of music vWill  be provided.    Admission 50cts. fov all.  This energetic, society is also busy  preparing for a sale of work, to be held  on Thursday afternoon and evening  Nov. 24th. A large committee of ladies has been formed (of which Mrs.  Neill, MS 5th Avenue, w.. is convener)  who are carrying out the arrangements for this sale, and already they  are busy fin vassing for work, home-  cooking, etc.  WANTED���������To exchange, house and  lot in California for Vancouver prop -  eity.     Apply  Mrs. F. J. Simmons;  2010 Scott St.  Obituary  MARGARET HILDA  BURTON.    , i  The death occurred in  the city    on |  Sunday of Margaret Hilda Burton, be-!  loved wife; of Mr.  Irad    Burton.   1975'  Ninth avenue east, aged 39 years.   The  deceased was a native of Sydney, Cape  Breton,    aud    besides    her    husband,  leaves one daughter.        The    funeral  took   place   on   Tuesday at 10 a. m.  from the residence of    the   deceased,  Rev. H. F. Waring officiated.  ���������   i  *       *  BABY BURNHAM.  The death occurred in the city Mon- (  day of Baby Burnham7, the infant!  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Burn--  ham, 367 Eight evenue east, aged i  seven months. The funeral took place J  from the above residence on Tuesday j  at 10 a. m., Rev. S. Everton officiated.;  *        ��������� ���������  MURRAY.  The funeral of Edmond Murray, the \  infant .son. of Mr, and Mrp, JB...Murray, I  1334 Westminister avenue, took plaee  Tuesday from   the   family   residence.:  Rev. J. M,   Cameron   conducted   the,  f ':���������  IF YOU HAVEN'T  TRIED OUR  DELICIOUS TEA  YOU ARE MI8SING  A TREAT  2. lbs.  for..   .$1.00  Baking Powder  NEW! NEW!  NEW!  EGGO BAKING POWDER    -  16-oz. Can   .....25c  Apple Butter  HEINZ DELICIOUS  APPLE BUTTER  Large Jars    50c  4 Asparagus  LilBBEY   *  CHOICE ASPARAGUS  WHILE THEY LAST  Large Tins ............7.8fc  fottiatoes  GREEN TOMATOES  14 lbs. for.  .26c  es  Per Crate ..  Coffee  OUR  25c  COFFEE    .  EXCELLS ALL OTHERS.  Ornate jCatsup  COME AND TRY SOME.  CHOICE  TOMATO CATSUP  Large Tins, only   .10c  Butter  SOVEREIGN  BUTTER! BUTTER! BUTTER/j  BBST THAT CAN BE  BOUGHT. '������  3 lbs. for.......;.......$1.001  Apples  APPLES! APPLES! APPLES!  ALL KINDS  Per Box  .$1.25'  Lard  i'i  TRY OUR  PURE LARD  IN BRICKS  2 lbs. for..  -35c  I  ii  P. S���������DON'T FORGET  THE ADDRESS.  Cor. Bridge St.]  & Seventh Ave.  phone sm  n

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