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Array \/  ARE YOU ON OUR UsT?  NO ! WHY ?  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SE|*I. 30   1910.  No. 21  v  City Engineer  Still On Top  Board  of  Works  Docile -^ Majority of  Council  Turn  Down  Resolution for New Engineer.  Resolution. N  Moved by Alderman Enright, seconded by Aldermnn Stevens:  "That the city clerk be authorized to advertise for applications for  the position of ,.a supervising engineer for the city of Vancouver.  The applicant will lie tjmjnested to state the salary expected, experience and recommendations. Tenders to be closed in 30 days from  ���������dale."'/ '     '.       .'   .,."  '  ���������',/ >'-- 7 '77.^ -        Votes.., .  For���������Aldermen   Eiiright.  Macpherson,  Ramsay  and Stevens.  (Four).    .7.7 ";���������"' .'':7   "       '" 7 .,  "���������   " -  "AjriHijst���������rAldermen   Crowe, Hepburn,   McBride,   McKechnie,  IWum-js. Wbitc^^  The above resolution represents, the- fourth futile effort on the  part of Aldermen of the council to secure .for the City of Vancouver  un engineer capable of handling the work of the City. All the members of the Board of Works voted to support the existing policy of  engineering, as did also Alderman Roberts and Dr. /McKechnie.  They offered no reason, no explanation of their position. They  ignored all criticisms and charges. They simply relied on their  assured support and voted down the resolution as was done on  former occasions.' Alderman Enright supported the resolution in n  few brief but pointed remarks. 7 He called attention to the chaotic  condition of the public works of the City as ample justification for  a change. ,7"7" .-���������:������������������:,<���������(.,-,  Alderman Stevens summed the situation up by remarking that  no alderman would-claim that $4,000 per year was adequate salary  for a-man capable of handling the position as it should be done in  Vancouver, yet they were supporting a man whom they practically  Lttcknowledged as inferior by only paying the above salary.   None  , -of those now voting to sustain the present incumbent had been  ^willing to give anyhigher salary, in fact, some had objected to  the present amount.. ���������������������������':���������'  The mayor left the chair to support the motion.. The, following is a letter which was presented by the mayor and which presents very fully the mayor's view:  Office of the Mayor,  City Hall, Vancouver, B. C,  September 26th, 1910:������  To the Board of Aldermen,  City of Vancouver.  {��������� Gentlemen: ���������  Accompanied by two of your number. Aldi^Enrightan^sSteyens^^.made;  a burned tour".of the -citylast Friday with a-view to 6btairiing7,some general  [\idea of.the standing of the outdoor work in view of the probable near approach of the rainy season.   As a result I am strongly of the opinion that,  Lalthough the street work was begun remarkably early this year and has continued through an extraordinarily fine season, the city has seldom, if ever,  [been in worse shape to face the wet weather now likely to begin any day.  Ii am further of the opinion, that the bench-grading system, as exemplified  [at the East. End, Grandview, Mount Pleasant and Kitsilano, is a sheer waste  lof public money for the sake of a theory of validity doubtful anywhere in  [this city, and condemned where it has been put to a practical test in our  lsuburbs both by the heavy expense and the resulting absurdities of con-  [struction.  To take up this latter point first. Where there is a very steep grade it  kmay be arguable that it would be better to make it just a little steeper so as  to allow a bench where teams may pause at street intersections. It is also  [possible that on such hillsides bench-grading may be the best way of obtain-  lirjg a level surface laterally on the streets running parallel with the base of  lthe hill. I offer no opinion as to the requirements of other cities. ,Thele are-  [Tew grades in Vancouver, however, that are any more difficult than those  Ion Granville street south of Fourth avenue, and on the corresponding por-  Ition of Main street. If bench-grading were imperative anywhere here it  [would be on the thoroughfares named. Yet these streets have been per-  ImaneiitTy improved" without resort to beiich-gradirig," and I take the liberty  [to doubt that making the grades between the intersecting streets heavier  [than they are now in order to obtain benches at the intersections would be  iny improvement.  When, however, we take such a thoroughfare as Westminster road, where  gentle grade carries traffic up the hill, there is no question whatever in m.v  lind that bench-grading will make matters worse instead of better for traf-  ic. Whether a series of short inclines and flat benches will improve the  present appearance of the thoroughfare is a matter of taste. My own view  Is that the general lines of this and other thoroughfares are being sacrificed  lo a theory which is being applied uniformly without regard to local conditions. In any event the money spent both here and in similar places on  lench-grading is money spent on frills which decreases hy many thousands  |>f dollars the city's power to spend money on real needs.  I may take as one example of what I have no-hesitation In terming down-  (%ht waste of city money, the so-called improvements in Grandview which  ire being carried out in the teeth of the protests of the people affected.  Some time ago the grading of Salisbury Drive from First avenue, where it  |>egins, to Venables street/where that section of the thoroughfare ends, and  nf the Intersecting streets, was 'apparently finished. Water mains and sew-  ���������rs were laid and many fine residences were built to lines whicii were regarded as permanent. Today a cut varying from two or three to six or  iiore feet may be seen along the drive, leaving the houses and gardens high  tbove the level of the roadbed. The material reniovedi'lias been laid in the  Intersecting streets, stiffening the grades and raising the roadbed there  \bove the level of the lawns, Bench-grading, indeed, must in the great majority of cases either leave a residence up in the air or down in the hole.  \\y point is that all this excavation and filling-in. so damaging to tlie property owners, and, I repeat, entered upon against their expressed wishes, is  Juite unnecessary, and that the money spent would possibly have benefited  Ihe neighborhood more had it been thrown into the Inlet. The existing  Tirade on Salisbury Drive was very moderate and the street not being a  jjirough one, there was no traffic on it such as demanded a perfect grade  so enormous a cost. The cross streets rise gently from Park Drive to  hctoria Drive, and the light delivery wagons which constitute almost the  Jnly traffic over them, stand in no need of a bench to rest on half way up,  i/hile the heavier inclines created are no advantage to them whatever. The  Lbsurdity of bench-grading is here exemplified at Venables street, where the  Viewalks contain four grades in two blocks and where a gbod deal of work  is still to be done to make the roadbed confomi to them and also to make  more difficult to ascend.  The money that has been spent in this neighborhood is only a mere  [action of what will have to be spent.   The excavation of Salisbury Drive  I scarcely half the width of the thoroughfare, and on both sides a great deal  work has still to be done to reduce the boulevards and sidewalks to the  ^me level.   Meanwhile the street corners are disfigured by humps through  lich steep footpaths have been cut which are now almost impassible for  Dmen  with baby carriages,  and which  will lie slippery, muddy inclines  len the wet weather set in.    Before leaving this district I may add that  Fe sidewalks were torn up four months ago, and that not only are the  He streets, with the exception of Venables. still without them, but that  pen if the cement-layers went up there tomorrow they would be unable to  the walks on the upper section of Parker street because the grading  \s not been completed.    Water-mains have been lowered to accommodate  lowered grades, sewer man-holes built to the old grade have been cut  ^wn, and the work left in such shape that there we must continue and  lish it. It will be almost impossible, however, to give the neighborhood  tything like the facilities in the way of sidewalks it enjoyed last spring  |>fore the wet weather comes on.  Going on down the hill we find bench-grading being pursued for the  Inefit of the north and south streets which carry no great traffic,-to the  permanent Injury of the east and west stri^tis'which unite the centre of the  city with' its eastern suburbs. Thegentle^siope of Oxford street is now a  series of sharp inclines and flat teiTaces.as-is also the case with the streets  parallel. Iii the extreme west, as iii the extreme east, the bench-grade system is working its injurious effects; A trip along Fourth avenue affords  convincing evidence oh this/point; 'V'7'..������t\i=!i7 77 ���������..''��������� '.>.-���������.  With regard. to the state of the W)0rk,7l7think it will be agreed that at  this advanced period of the1 year -all -wo������k;3liich affects traffic ought to be  in such shape that there is no danger of Vjie streets and sidewalks being  left in an unfinished condition throughout the winter. Sewer work, which  goes on all the year round, is jivdifferent tiiatter. Should the heavy rains  set in now, and that is a contingency which-ahould be regarded as almost  a certainty in this city, it isi at least dlftl'ait to see how many thoroughfares and sidewalks aie to be put into pas'able condition for the winter. I  repeat that in this respect, so far as a hurried Inspection affords evidence,  it seems to me that we are hi worse shape .than in any year, of which I'have  knowledge. . ; k    ,  ,  You have befpre you a proposal that,a Aim of outside engineers be  given charge of the bridge work of the city on a percentage basis. A local  firm is already In charge of the waterworks system. I thinlc, however, the  time has come for the re-organization of the engineering department under  the supervision of a man competent to take* charge of every branch of the  public works of the city, the present city engineer to be retained, if he so  elect, as one of the assistants whom such * supervising engineer would re-  quiie. I believe that the money saved the city directly in fees and indirectly by the substitution of better methods of work 'would pay several  times over the salary of such a chief engineer, who should be the best of  his class we can find, and I so recommend.i\  7      L. D. TAYLOR," Mayor.  A SERMON IN A PICTURE.  Mr. Bernard Partridge's cartoon in last week's "Punch" is one  that, of itself, uonld establish an artist's reputation.- It is a fine  piece of drawing, and constitutes a most powerful indictment of the  conduct of that section of the newspaper jiress which relies upon its  salacious reports of djvorce cases, and' sensational dealings with  crime and criminals, as bait to catch the nickels of the public. The  picture is called "A Dirty Trade," and shows a dishevelled ruffian,  girt about with a newspaper placard and standing in a pool of filth.  He is holding out his hat and yelling to the public: "Here you are,.  gents! Chuck us a few more coppers an' I'll roll in it!" the pla-  card, which forms this wretch's only * garment, bears these suggestive words: "Home life of the feihale prisoner. Full details!  See the 'Muck-rake.' " The filthy pool he stands in is labelled "Sensation." \ i  PORT MOODY  Thriving Suburb  h  >  V  w-  ,  *"   ���������      <>    .  <������������.������   vajV    \*yv f \* s      ^   *  ���������* ^ -������   C*^ "^ *������  j\' #*&K������  ,   J. p > *    tk  s  .       i      Ik  ^_iJ^iAa*.. .li&A*  d^te^yi  *2s    I  ^g^MmmmmSK.*^    mWm  POWER LAUNCH "DODGER." CAPT. CHAS. JACKSON, PORT������  MOODY, B. C.  Port Moody is a lively lumber manu- modation and very reasonable rates  facturing town with about one thou- for travelers and local people as well,  sand inhabitants, located twelve miles and enjoys a splendid trade. Mr: With-  easf of Vancouver. It has a large. am has operated this establishment  monthly payroll and is conceded to be ' since the first of January. He is a  the best revenue producing center on ] genial gentleman to meet, and an ex-  the C. P. R, between Kamloops and ' cellent hustler. He carries, on a con-  Vancouver, outside of New Westmins-. trading business as well and gets out  ter. The town is one of the oldest; piles, telephone poles, ties, logs, etc.  in the province and now promises to j Special mention should be made here  take on city airs and become a leading! of his fir piling business which he  suburban industrial section to Greater!conducts, and anyone wishing fir piles  I Vancouver. j will do well to drop a line to W. .1.  -McNeice Bros. |handle Townsite Tro-! Witham' Pwt Maod-v- B- C- Contractor,  perties, industrial sites, and have done!The tImber 's excellent, running from  much  during  the past two  years  to!'00 to 130 feet in 'lm&b.   See cut of  bring Port Moody to the front. They  are erecting a handsome*' residence  which is about completed and are a  very live and progressive real estate  firm. Their office is centrally located  in-the Royal Bsrnk Building. It might  further be stated that they handle  acreage, timber lands, and make loans  as well. They have operated some  years in Port Moody and have the  utmost faith in the outlook.  Strand Hotel elsewhere in this edition.  Power Launch  Dodger, manned   by  Capt. Charles Jackson, plies between  Port Moody and Vancouver.    Captain  Jackson makes three round trips each  week.    He leaves  Port Moody  every  Monday,  Wednesday  and   Friday,   at  9���������a.ni., and returns the same day, leav-  ! ing the Hind Bros. Wharf, Vancouver,  | at   three   o'clock   in   the   afternoon.  j Captain   Jackson   carries   freight  and  ' passengers, and makes moonlight ex-  The Tourist Hotel is conducted by ��������� cursions and charters his boat for pic  Wamsley Bros, who have had the I nic3, fishing parties and gatherings of  management during    the    past    two various kinds.  months. The house is well equipped Tne Royal Bank of port Moody is a  with every convenience for the ac- branch of one of-Canada's strongest  commodation of tourists, travelers, financial "institutions. It was estab-  commercial men and local townsmen ��������� ijshed in 1907. G. M. Macloud is the  as well. .No stone is left unturned byjenterprising young manager and J. H.  the geniel proprietors to make each, Jefferson is his able assistant. The  and every stranger who crosses the,bank abiy meets the financial needs  threshold of their doors feel at home, Df the town and community, and is an  happy and contented. An elegant picture of the hotel may be seen elsewhere in tnis edition.  important factor in its stability.  The Emerson Lumber Co., Ltd., are  manufacturers of red cedar lumber and  The   Strand   Hotel,   conducted   by!sninSles-    Their specialty    is    cedar  M. J. Witham,. has first-class accom-  (Continued on page 2)  B.C. Electric  Scores Victory  Aldermen Vote Control of Street to Company���������City Solicitor  .���������-..'.��������� Advises Against It,  One of the most seandalotis sacrifices of the public interests ever  perpetrated in the history of* the City was sanctioned at>last Monday's meeting of the City Council, when the Council virtually voted  the control of Sixteenth avenue for a fipriod of five years into the  hands of the B'. C. ElectricTRy. Co., thereby effectually tying the  hands of future councils and making the City liable for the cost^of  maintaining not only the City's portion of the street, but also that  portion which it is the duty of the railway company to maintain.'  The proposal was made at a former meeting but was referred  back to the Board of Works, who recommended that-"the B.C.  Electric be requested to construct a tram line on Sixteenth avenue;  and that the City guarantee not to ask for any permanent work'to  be done ou the street for five years, and not to pave the street.'-*  Alderman Stevens riioyed and Alderman Whitesides seconded  the following resolution in amendment to the recommendation of  the Board of Works: 7 ^ .    .   '  Recommended, that whereas there is urgent need of a car line on Sixteenth avenue, from Oak street to" Main street, and whereas the property  owners and residents of that vicinity have repeatedly,petitioned both the  city and the B..C. Electric for such a line, and whereas the street has recently been graded and -put' in excellent condition for the construction- of  such line, .  Be it (therefore "resolved-'.'that the B. C. Electric-Railway company be  formally requested to instal said.line at the earliest possible date, in accordance with their agreement y/ltii the city,       '    *  And be it further resolved that this council recommends toifuture councils a careful consideration of the then'existing conditions regarding this.  street, and as far as may be consistent with the best interests of the city,  that only such changes be made on the said street, for a period of five years,  as may be necessary;  And be it further resolved that thls-icouncil desires to place Itself on  record as opposed to making any binding arrangement with any company,  holding valuable public franchises, which will interfere with the freedom of  action of future councils, and that the city clerk be instructed to advise the  B. C. Electric Railway company that its' request, that the city agree not to  make any permanent improvements on Sixteenth avenue for,live years, is  refused on the foregoing grounds. - ;, ��������� , '       , , , ',  For���������Aid. Stevens, Whitesides, Enright, MacPhersori, Ramsay.J,   w  Against���������Aid. Crow, Hepburn, McBride, McKechnie, Roberts, .White.  Thus the amendment of Alderman Sf evens,was lost on the above  division. This was done in'spite of the following letter from the  city solicitor on the question: -  City Clerk, September 23rd,  1910.'   *  City Hall. -    Re Sixteenth Avenue Car Line. , *, i, ^  Dear Sir:��������� " . '    - ���������  As I stated to the council at the last meeting, there is nothing to prevent the #t������ fromvraaking an agreement with the B.,C. Electric Railway  company that'ifthe litfe^oiiWibiilhl a line oa';Sl*teentb avenue the city  would not call upon the B. C. Electric Railway company to put in permanent'  tiacks for five years, but the city cannot safely make it a provision of any  feiich agieement with the B. C. Electric that the city will not pave Sixteenth  avenue for any such length of time, and for the following reasons:  If the city make any such last mentioned agreement it could, of course,  get the property owners concerned to consent to the same and agree not  to petition for a pavement under the "Local Improvement" provisions for  five years. Such agreement on the part of the property owners, however,  would only bind those who signed it, and if. within oiid'or more years' time,  or even less, the ownership of all the pioperty could change hands, then if  a sufficient number of such new owners petitioned for a pavement under the  "Local Improvement" provisions, the city would be bound to pass a Local  Improvement by-law and put down the pavement, and I do not think it could  contract itself out of the duty to do this by any agreement with the B. C.  Electric Railway company.  Assuming that the city makes an agieement with the U. C Electric  Railway company, that the city will not call on the rompany to put down $  permanent tracks for five years, and assuming further that in, say two years'  time, new property owners compel the city to pass a by-law under the Local  Improvement provisions to pave the street, the result would be that the city  could not then compel the B. C. Electric Railway to put down its permanent  tracks, and���������as.the city,would have to proceed and pave the street, it would  have to pay the expense of putting down the permanent tracks Itself.  Yoius truly,  CITY   SOLICITOR.  Diet. J. G. H.  It will be seen from this opinion and advice from the solicitor  that the City placed itself in the position that if the owners petition for improvements that the City Avill be obliged to do it. and  also lay the permanent track for Ihe Company. This will cost,  according to the fitrnres of Mr. Glover, the mana<r<M' of ihe company,  at least $00,000. This action is tho more reprehensible when it is  considered that if was not uecpssary at all. The IV C. Electric suggested this nnd. forsooth, the aldermen, or part of them, simply  vied. with, each other who could do most to advance the interest-of  ihe Companv. The request'was unreasonable on the part of the  company. As pointed out by the mover of the amendment, the time  for the company to object, to p'uttincr down permanent tracks-was  vlien siicli were demanded. The traffic will pay from the moment  the cars can run. so there is no room for,.objection by the company.  It was simply another illustration of how subservient many of the  aldermen are fo tliis corporation. It is becoming an-open question  ���������who rules the City. Ihe Council or the. corporations?  RECIPROCITY.  From an article by Mr. E. R Osborn in the "National Review":  Two years ago reciprocity wilh the ,United States, with its infinite possibilities, was the idea in the air. and if it should be taken  up by some crowd-compelling personality, some master of straightforward thinking and straight talking on either side of Canada's  fiscal policy is inevitable. Fortunately for us. there is no such personality in sight either on the American or the Canadian horizon.  There is yet time, if the advocates of Imperial Preference here and  in Canada will use the passing hour aright. The heat of the first  enthusiasm is not lost but latent: and a flood of light has been shed  bv the discussions of the last seven or eight years on the question  of the effect of a treatv. of'mutual preference between Canada and  the Mother country. The people of the-West now understand that  Croat Britain is Canada's chief customer, and that this custom  must be kept and safeguarded against the rivalry of foreign competitors (of whom Argentina is the most dangerous) if the development of her West is to proceed without interruption. "When Western Canada produces 250.000.000 bushels of wheat annually, the  whole of the exportable surplus cannot be marketed if Canada has  not gained control of the all-red route into Briton's stomach.  Thoughtful men of both historic parties in the Dominion have  grasped this necessity of the near future, and would be willing to  make liberal trade concessions in order to secure the Canadian  grain-grower's position in the Brtiish market. The price thev will  pay is nothing less thars thi.s���������to turn each and every reduction in  the tariff to the sole advantage of Great Britain, whence Canada  can obtain all the goods she cannot profitably manufacture herself." THE WESTERN CALf.   VAVrrit'VFR   pvrnev- rof.rvnu.  in  lis  I  It-  ite?  V=.;  111  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES /      - - NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONE 845  *  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  'Paper Hanging and Kolsomining  Z^ 065-5th;AVE., WEST PAIRVIEW  Interior Decorating, Sign Painting and Hardwood Polishing  HOUSES  FOR SALE  THE TOURIST HOTEL, PORT MOODY  (Continued from page 1)     |zens with the cholcest 8teakS(  zens with the choicest steaks, the  bevel siding. They employ one nun-' Juiciest roasts, the tenderest chops,  dred and twenty-five men and turn out1*"1 fish- 8iime an<1 0>ste������-8 ln 8ea8on-  50,000 feet of lumber and 100,000 shing-' M R Ott,<)r operates the Ceutral  les daily. J. S. Emerson is president Supply Store and deals in groceiies,  of the Company, P. D. Roe, vice-presi- ������>?  8������ods.  men>   furnishings,  boots.  ~ dent. R. A. Abernethy, superintendent, snoes, etc., etc.   He is a popular and  ;������������>������l������lMiai������i������M<M������������������������^*������������*<������>������>*>������t*<*>>><y*>*.l and j. A. w. Bell, secretary. 1 Progressive business man.  1 WilHsm R.  WCbb HarOld C. 6rOCKWClj[j    Thurlow  Lumber Co. are manufac-    ��������� * turers of high grade cedar lumber, and     Sidney Durham is one of the town's  deal  in   shingles,  lath,  and   make  alfl������Pu,ar     business men and   handles  '������. specialty of double    bevelled    siding H*ai>y important realty deals.   He is a  | j which Is unsurpassed for extra quality. | general  broker,  makes  loans,  collec-  They  manufacture  about  18,000  feet jtions, handles stocks, bonds, wries in-  daily.   F. Appleyard is the enterprising surance, looks after estates and makes  i  0  PRAIRIE -PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 - - 1941 Westminster Avenue.  New Laid Eggs -..������������������'      -      -       -       ���������     4oc doz.  ' Orange Creamery Butter      -       -      -       3 lbs. for *1 00  Prairie Rose Creamery Butter -      - 3 lbs. for f 1 00  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter        -      -      - 80c lb.  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs        -       -      28c lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at all times.  Leave us your name and address and we will call on you  twice  week.  Phone 4607  JWcGowen & Salter  THE   DON  NOTICE  Owing to alterations at our old store, we have moved  our stock temporarily to  2638 WESTMINSTER AVE. (KK)  klLK, CREAM & BUTTER FRESH DAILY AS USUAL.  Harold E. Srockwel1; ���������  TELEPHONE 3539  I MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  S29 Broadway W  VANCOUVER, B.C.!|  4HHI Itltt- TT..i>.->iaiiii>Miaiai'! >  Electrical Chandeliers  Bells, Fittings, House wiring  Motor Wiring and Repairing  Telephone  Systems  *������.  4 !��������� 1 >!������ W'l't'l<"T'*'1������ 1'tt ftt tt*^H-H^fr^������������^^  Paper Hanger, Painter  and Decorator  W.J.PMY  ; proprietor.  Canadian Investment Co., Ltd., is  conducted by T. L. Mitchell, Manager  of the Port Moody branch. The concern deals in real estate, mines, timber, acreage, business chances, and  writes insurance. The head office is  at 80 Hastings Street, Vancouver, B. C.  J. A. Graham is president of this substantial realty firm; E. E. Teetzel,  manager; and A. H. Mogridge, secre-  2' tary-treaeurer.  I'  I; SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decor-::  ativeWorkv Churches, Schools, etc.  Moderate charges  Estimates given  2022 Westminster Ave,  a specialty of acreage properties. He  has a well-equipped office and is a  first rate "booster," with the utmost  faith in "printer's" ink.  PHONE 845  PHONE 845  A. Noble.Js the gentleman to visit.  ifoy u aw shrdluetaoincmfwyp nupj n  if you want an up-to-date suit made to  order by Canada's very best tailors.  Kis prices are as cV>eap as can be had  anywhere. His establishment is in the  telephone central exchange ottice.  Morris Jelly  EXPRESS and BAGGAGE  Mount Pleasant Livery  Your wants attended to with the utmost despatch and v ith a mosl|  \ courteous treatment.  ;siE*iss FUKNrruiiE sieves  Phone $3755  EM* # Tinwwoll  OORMERIIth AVC A WCSTAHRSTCR ROAD  Capt J. A. Clarke, notary public, conveyancer, real estate operator, "pioneer" and father of Port Moody, must  not be omitted here as we call the  roll of the leading business men of  this suburban industrial section to  "Greater Vancouver." In 1867 Capt.  Clarke secured a settler's grant of  150 acres where Port Moody now  stands. He came here with Governor  Seymour in Jhis yacht Leviathan. He  is a descendant of the U. E. L. stock  of English, Irish and Scotch parent-  age.s He is still hale, hearty and vigorous and was born in New Brunswick.  o  <������    ������   UDholsterimr and Draperies;   Easy Chairs and Settees made'to order  P Mattresfes madeI and repaired.      Window Seats, Cosy Corners,  Boat Cushions, Etc.       Slip Covers.  ESTIMATES GIVEN.  * ji������HHHfr������^fr������������'*V������'i|i������<i'������,<',������,*i������i*'������'<i,������'1  C p. v.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.C.  0. t. sat  Single corner/ 20th Ave., I block off car, $800; $250 cash.  Double corner, X9th Ave., cleared and graded, close to car,  $3800; cash $1000, balance easy.    Fine building corner.  CITY WOKEWW CO.  Branch-164 Broadway E*     0. E. PIERROT Hgr.  ' C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C  C.B.C.  L. G. Nye is tha popular dispenser  at the Port Moody Ice Cream Parlor.  He has a well fitted establishment and  ieals in confectioneries, cigars, tobacco, soft drinks. f''>fts. novelties, souvenir postcards, etc. He is progressive from the word "go," and is building up an excellen trade.  |MHMMHMHfHtHM^>4^HMH><H><*������44^H|><  :: FOR ONE WEEK  Special  Coffee  Regular 45c for    -  Johnston Bros, operate a flourishing  general merchandise store. They carry an excellent stocK of dry goods,  groceries, provisions, hardware, shoes,  etc., etc., and enjoy a good trade. They  were educated iiwthe town and are  personally popular young business  merchants.  Bennett & Co.  are    general  chants who enjoy a big trade,  believe  in  keeping  their  store  stock abreast of the times and  me'.'  The;  am"  leav*.  no stone unturned to supply tbe Port  Moody residents'with the best tha  money can buy. Mrs. Bennett is tht  popular postmistress of the town. /.  H. Alexander is the energetic Co. c  the firm.  Alex Lalto is the shipper and yard  foreman of the C.P.L. Co's mill, which  manufactures 135.000 feet of lumber  daily. He has officiated in this capacity six years. Mr. La!ta has followed  the business all his life and is one of  the best posted lumber men in the ���������  Provinc-3. ��������� j i't  >'��������� Money Returned If Rot  I Satisfied.  M. D. McLecd will move your trunk,  furniture or piano for you with care  and promptness when you go to Port  Moody. He also dees heavy teaming,  Weighting, dray and team work of all  kinds.  Tea  Regular 40c for    -  409  9*0:;  4  ������  <������  X.AVB AC*.  Take notice that I, W. J. Pascoe, _  Vancouver, B. C, occupation Broker, lr  tend to apply for permission to purchae  the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at tlL  North-west corner of District Lot 14������1  on tbe East shore of Howe Sound, thenJ  East 20 chains; thence North 40 chain!  .thence East 20 chain*; thence North/  Chains; thence West 20 chains, more  less,  to   the  shore  line;   thence S>3ut|  westerly, following the meander of as  shore line,  80 chains,  more or less,  point of commencement, containing 1*1  acres, more or less.  WILLIAM JOHN PASCOE.  February 4th. 1910.  The above are specials at the  land Aot  New   Westminster   Land   District  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ida M. S. Debou./j  Vancouver,  B.   C,  intends  to apply  if  permission   to   purclia.se   the   followil  I described  lands:���������  ��������� i    Commencing at a post planted at tl  ' Northeast coiner of T.  L.  26258; the  ^t  40 chains, more or less. East; tlienc?  J J regular price.  E. A. Bray is the popular C. P. R.  ~.gent and he is the last man yon  leave some coin -. i.h when you take  your exit. He has been in the employ of the company several years and  speaks ^enthusiastically on the great  uture in store for his own city, Port  Moody, a coming suburban factory  ^ecticn of Greater Vancouver.  chains, more or less,   North;' thena  chains, more or  less.  West;  thenci  chains, more or  less    North; thence  chains, more or   lees,West;   thence1  chains, more or  less.  South; thence  a i chains, more or   less.   East; ' thence,  3,' chains, more or, less,  South; tiience  '&      It vmi   ������ri������  not  satisfied  with olc������ains'  more  or ,,e's-   ?''e-t;  tiience  ���������������>       ������ you  are  not  sausneu  wun  ^ chains,  more  or  less,  South; thenci  ��������� i  9Twthincr vnn wpt here we will re- '���������'* chalns>  more or  less>  Ea.st  to poin  '  anytmng you get nere we wiu re   < ^ commencement   containing  six hun!  J* turn your money as freely as we ������ and torty (C40\^Te������moreX!^TS;  4* *'| IDA M. S. DBBOU,  T  take it. Tl Name of Applican'  *' William John Pascoe, Agi  4>  tiif iinihk am mfw. works \  FOR ESTIMATES  ON  Hot  Air  Heating,   Cornice  Work,   Roofing   Skylight  and Mill Work.  We handle the   "New Rival Furnace" which is  gi ring  excellent  satisfaction.  TRY US   240 BROADWAY WEST  : nniiMinininnmiiiiii'  The Port Mcody market is ably ccn  ducted by A. E. Frost, a splendid bus  ness young man who has had twe'.v-.  years' ey.perier.ee in the butcher t-ad^.  He has operated one year and a half  The infant dSMgMfr of Mr. and Mrs.  J. S. Crowe, of 1017 Broadway, east,  as burted cn Monday frcm the parlors of Armstrong & Edwards. The  sei vices  were cuulr.c'ed by Rev. Dr.  at Port Mcody and supplias the citi- Fraser.  W. t Peebles, Prop  Wl- TRADE  FOR LOTS  .FINE MODERN 6-ROOM HOUSE  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 $1500 s  balance over 5 3 ears.  Will exchange for building lots in or near city  What have you to offer?  A. W. GOODRICH & CO.  REAL ESTATE,  LOANS AND  INSURANCE  Phone 4672 K������E9?h    2450 Westminster    / \ t  Don't forget the address.  WJNSON  Watkins  CASH GROCER  Cor. 7th AW. and COLUMBIA ST.  ^V*4^m^*^^^m5.*^^HhJ,****'S''>*v  .Date, April 15th, 1910.  fc&JH) ACT- 1  New   Westminster   Land  District  | District of .New Westminster.  TAKE notice that'Klla Deboo, of ll  icouver. B. C, occupation nurse, inttf  to, apply for permission to purchase*  following described lands:��������� /]  Commencing at a post planted at I  Northeast corner of T.  L;2O0l! 1; tin  80  chains,  more or  less.  North;  thtt  80 chains, more or less. West; thenci  chains,  more or  less,  South; thencfl  chains,  more or less    East, to poinl  commencement,  containing  six  hunl  and forty  /640) acres, more or less'I  ELLA DBBOOj  Name of ApplicajJ  William John Pascoe, Aa  Date. April  15th.  1 ������10  THE Si'KAND HOTEL, KJRT MOODY  I  I ICE CREAM!  * For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  per gallon, $2.00  Special Discount to Fraternal   Orders   and  Churches.  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land Distrlc  District of New Westminster  TAKE notice that I, Irving L.  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation  dealer, intend to apply for permll  to purchase tbe    following   descs  lands: Commencing at a post plal  at the north-east corner of   Lots!  thence north 20 chains, thence we|  chains, thence south 20 chains, tl^  east 80 chains more or less to poi  commencement.  PROPERTY OFF THE MARKIl  . ersons now having listed pro'J  as follows: Lots 28, 29:224, 526)  notice that the same is hereby  drawn. This property has beenfl  ciibed and is known as 214, 3rdj  W. A. S. GOAJI  NOTICE.  IN  J\  THE    ESTATE    OF    WILLIAM  the executors of the above mentioned  HURST, DECEASED. Estate will proceed to distribute the  NOTICE is hereby given that ail assets of the said deceased among  creditors and others having claims the parties entitled thereto, having  against the estate of the late Wi liam regard only to the claims with which  Hurst who died on or about the 5th they shall then have notice,  day of June, A. D. 1910, are required And the executors will not be liable  on or before the 20th day of Septera- for the said assets or any part there-  ber. A. D. 1910, to send by post, pre- of to any person or persons of whose  paid, or deliver to the undersigned claim notice shall not have been re-  tbeir Christian and surnames, addres- ceived by them at the time of such  ses  and  descriptions,  full particulars distribution.  of  their  claims,  duly  verified,  state-    Dated, Vancouver, B. C, this  20th  ment of their accounts and the nature day of August, A. D- 1910.  tke security (if any) held by them. MacGILL & GRANT.  AND   FURTHER   TAKE   NOTICE, Solicitors for   Justice   Swanson   and  that after the above mentioned date    Herbert Lambert, Executors.  1 of  | Independent .  JJrug  gtore  (Lepatourel & mcRae)  Cor. 7th & Westminster I  Avenues f,  . i  On and after September 15th"^  all  deliveries  of  coal  made  undersigned companies will be J  cash basis only.    Cash to acco{  the order or to be paid to the/]  ster on delivery.  While we very much regret  to  take  this   action,  especially  the trade of our customers wh^  dealt  with us on a credit ba<l  years past, yet we find that on r  of the enormous growth of Va$|  the expense of keeping credit ac  for so many small items has *'  prohibitive.  MACDONALD MARPOLE & Ci  H. P. HOWELL & CO., Ltd.      '*  VANCOUVER COAL CO.  EVANS COLEMAN & BVANS/I  ri r  AFTER  SUGAR TRUST.  BE SURE AND SEE OUR STOCK OF  STOVES, RANGES, HEATERS, Etc.  BEFORE   BUYING ELSEWHERE.  One of the Most Up=to-Date Stocks  On  the Hill  Agents for  SHIRWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS and VARNISH  Q. E.McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  J  #���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������������������>���������>���������������������#  \ Oscar Kidd  Between Sixth and .Seventh  Avenues  PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  2410  Westminster I'd  MT. PLEASANT  VANCOUVER  RUBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIAL Y  STEELE C& MUIR  CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAL BLACKSMITH ING  HORSE SHOEING,    JOBBING  THE    STORE  OF     QUALITY  Phone 1360  We hear a good deal about this  store being "Too Dear." We  challenge comparison with any  store in the city in staple lines  of goods. Of course we hear  now Jand again of "Snaps."  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class article^ AH prices  rule alike. Call and convince  yourself.  Always a choice selection of  fresh fruits and vegetables on  hand.  ITORONTO!  FURNITURE  STORE  8334 Westminster Avenue.  2243 Westminster Ave,  Near Corner 7th  The  best  stock of  ARMS,  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY,  and SPORTING GOODS  can |  be found at the store of T  1  Chas. E. Tisdall %  618-620 Hastings St.       %  If it is  first  Class   SHOEMAK-  1G and SHOE REPAIRING  In want, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  le guarantee our wonc to be as good  as any in the city.  >E A, E. Wark  DENTIST  Jll open an  OFFICE  in the  \THER  BUILDING,  Corner  sstminster Ave. and 8th Ave.  about AUGUST 8th. '10  irge assortment of  IAPANESE BROOMS  fReg. 50c value for 25c.  MAY'S GROCERY  rner 101b and Westminster Avenue  Beds, Bed Springs aud Mattresses, Dressers and Stands,  Extension and Kitchen Tables,  Carpet Squares, Linoleums, OU *  Cloth with leather seats. Easy f  Chairs, Sofas, Crockeryware,  Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtains and Poles.  M. H. COWAN.  %  South Vancouver  BAKERY  Westminster Ave.  Cakes. Pastry  Bread. Confectionery, Etc.  Wedding and  Birthday Cakes  a specialty  South Vancouver Bakery  CiEO. HERRING, Prop.  Westminster Ave.  IN      THE      ESTATE      OF      MARIE  ESTHER SW1TZER, 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 ahove 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 by  her at the time of such distribution.  Dated Vancouver, B. C, this 8th day  of September, A. D. 1910.  MacGILL & GRANT.  Solicitors for Hannah Sophia Curtis,  Administratrix.  Washington, Sept. 17���������A suit seeking the dissolution of the sugar trust  has beeng prepared by the department  of justice and will be filed in New  York.  The action will be brought through  the United States district attorney in  New York. Attorney-General Wickersham himself will have personal supervision of the action. He is now in  New York piepaiing to institute proceedings.  The suit is similar to that brought  against the Standard Oil Company and  its subsidiaries, and which was decided in favor of the government by the  district court sitting in St. Louis.  RELIGION vs. 8TATE.  Is Canada to be Governed by a  Religious Body.  SHALL  CHILDREN   WORK.  (Christian Guardian)  The question was raised a few days  ago by a prominent business man  whether the age had not gone too far  in its child legislation. He pointed  out that now it was illegal for a child j  to do anything but attend school until  that child bad reached twelve or even  fourteen years of age, and he gave it  as his opinion that such a state of  afflairs was good neither for tbe child  nor for-the nation.  This is a question that will bear  thorough investigation and discussion.  The day has gone by, we think, when  any enlightened community will tolerate the inhuman exploitation of child  labor, which has disgraced nations in  other days. The factory child of long  ago must never be seen again.' But  the question arises, "Is our present  system wholly wise?" Is it wise to  say to the child, "There must be school  life, and nothing but school life, for  you during your early years?" Should  there not be some mild drill in what  work means, wholly apart from books?  We very much incline to the opinion  that there should.  On the farm the chores form part,  and a necessary and very useful part  of a child's daily life, and under wise  and loving management those chores  give the child a training which, is  worth much. But very many of pur  school cfiildren have no chores to perform. Most of them will have to  work, and work hard, for a livelihood.  Is a childhood which knows nothing  but school the best preparation for  their future toil ? Does it not tend  rather to wean our children from the  manual labor which they will have to  perform by and by?  But a remedy is hard to find. Ir.  mafly cases there seems to be nothing  which a child can do, and even the  things which he could do will be better done by an older person. For  this reason father and mother usually  do what is to be dene around the  home, and the. childien do nothing.  This may be better for the work, but  it is certainly worse for the children.  Let the children learn to work with  their hands as well as to work with  their brains.  THE   PROBLEM   OF   THE  WHOLE  WOMEN.  Our Socialistic Friends are fond ot  quoting the phrase "The Whole Man",  and quite right to, but, we ask what  about the "whole Woman."  Man, they say, is not merely an ani ���������  mal. Is woman? Has she no intellectual moral nature? It would appear that she had not, judging by the  attitude of some men toward her.  Actually we have met individuals calling themselves educated men in the  city of Vancouver, who think that woman's wants are all satisfied when  kept in eternal proximity to pots and  pans with the diversion of three daily  meals. Said a faithful, wife and  mother, a devoted housekeeper, to me  the other day, "I shall go mad If I've  no other interests than those of th-i'  I--Itchen", yet my husband thinks 1  must keep my nose amidst the pots nr.'l  pans continually and be perfectly sat -  isfied. but I claim that a woman's  mind must have intellectual food as  veil as a man. " Quite right my  friend", I replied. Woman, to live a  whole complete life as her maker in -  tended, should claim, demand an-1 ob  tain the satisfaction of inte'lectual,  atheletic. moral and spiritual needs as  far as possible. She should have time  to take an intelligent interest in social  and economic matters, in all that pers -  tains to family, home and country.  Why we ask, do our men treat the 'Woman's Movement" with contempt or  ridicule? It is really time that they  change this attitude- else they will be  left behind in the march of progress.  The white man will awaken one day  to find himself outstripped in the race  of civilization by the so-called "hea -  then", for in Oriental countries to-day,  the men are awakening to see that  emancipated womanhood make for  national progress and prosperity, ar.d  unless we get a "move on", in the  Occident, the Turk, the Mohammedan,  wiil first obtain the goal. We say  therefore, down with tyranny and des  potism. whether of the home or coun -  try, of husband or king.  , OBSERVER.  Some Press Comments. <  The Ottawa Citizen of Tuesday said:  The Euchai istic Congress in Montreal is practically oveiV but it will  leave in its train a number of matters  calculated to sow the seeds of dissension in Canada which may take  years to root out. The addresses of  Rev. Father Vaughan have raised a  tempest in a teapot which will do lit--  tie more than project that ecclesiastic  into the limelight. j  He was known to be a firebrand,  and only, two or three years ago he  created a disturbance in Rome which  it required a large force of Italian  soldiers to quell. On that occasion  he spoke in French and the tenor  of his remarks was of such a lurid  character that it was necessary to  corners to soothe the Italian populace.  So tha't the authorities who had  charge of the arrangements for the  Congress here could not have been  taken by surprise by anything that  this reverend gentleman might say.  "But the majority of the population are interested in the fact that on  no occasion during the twenty-one  sessions of this congress, has there  been such a participation of the state  of any country, whether Protestant  or Roman Catholic in the exaltation  of church dignitaries by the country  in which the congress has been held.  In the publication of the:order of  the procession on Sunday, towards the  fag end of the procession was announced to appear "the administrator  of Canada and his staff," later on appeared the Lieut.-Governor of Quebec  and his staff.  This was following up the telegram  extended to the Papal delegate "the  homage" of the administrator pf this  country who acts on behalf of the  Governor-General in his absence. Also  extending to the papal dignitary a  state reception by the Premier and  ministers of the crown of this Dominion of which considerable more  than half are Protestants, who had  been insulted a few days before by  one of the retinue of the Papal representative. >  The Citizen says:  "A serious precedent has been created. Should an officer commanding  a regiment in Canada, whose men are  Protestants and inclined to Orage-  ism, parade his regiment in the King's  uniform and fully armed, to take part  in an Orange procession. What is  the Minister of Militia going to do?  Shall   he   have   that   officer   arrested  and court martialled for a breach of  the King's regulations, or is the militia of Canada to be in the position  of having one regulation for Protestant ..troops and another for French-  Canadian troops? Should the conflict  of authority occur, there will be a fine  ruction in the ranks of the militia  of Canada."  Have we Been Absolved,of Our Allegiance to the King?  (Toronto World, Sept. 14.)  The excuse is offered for Mr. Justice Girouard who as "Administrator  of the Government of Canada," "presented" "his homage" to His Excellency Cardinal Vannutelli that he did  it from his own cottage at Tadousac  ���������that neither the Secretary of State  (Hon. Charles Murphy) nor the gold-  stick ot the department (Mr. Joseph  Pope) knew anything of it until later.  Mr. Justice Girouard can send any  private wires he likes; hut as Administrator of the Government of Canada,  as representing Earl Grey, who fills  the office of the King, is in fact the  King for the time being, he did a foolish and a highly unconstitutional  thing in presenting "homage" to the  legate of the Pope. /  The Protestant succession in England���������in Canada as well���������is absolutely based on no homage to the Pope.  It all turns on that.  If the King offers "homage" to the  Pope he admits the Pope to be his  superior in religion just as Mr. Justice Girouard, meant it. This is tantamount to declaring on the part of the  person pesenting homage that he is  of the Roman Catholic communion. As  Mr. Asquith pointed out in the late  debate on the bill which abolished the  parts in the royal declaration that  were unnecessary offensive to His  Majestie's Roman Catholic subjects, if-  the Sovereign is a Roman Catholic���������  and by presenting his homage we believe he would so declare it���������then by  the Bill of Rights and the supplementary act "the King's subjects are  absolved from all allegiance to him."  Has Mr. Justice Girouard given us  all an opportunity of disowning our  allegiance?  Certainly Mr. Justice Girouard made  a bad break; certainly the Prime Minister'and Secretary of State owe the  country an explanation; and certainly  the head and officers of the Department of 'State had better exercise a  more careful supervision of the acts  'of the Administration of the Government of Canada.  Our own opinion is that one or more  resignations are in order. There is  no excuse for carelessness, still less  of design, in such things.  DR. DERI AND AND HIS RESCUE  DOG8.  In ancient warfare savage dogs were  trained to attack the enemy, the his-  torians tell us, and Charles V. had bo  less than four thousand of these brave  fighters in his wars in France. The  savage tribes of Germany beat back  the.Romans with the aid of similar  ferocious animals, aa'd Pliny tells of  dogs fighting in battle three centuries  before Christ. Now, "however, the dog  is being trained to Just the opposite  service, and is to appear as a Red  Cross messenger. Dr. Deriand, who  is training a squad of intelligent animals for this 'work in the French  Army, is quoted in the Kansas City  Star as saying:  The Red Cross dogs recognize no  authority except that of a uniformed  doctor with a red cross on his arm.  They will .not obey a command that is  given even by ah officer in uniform if  the red cross is not on this sleeve. A  stranger can put on the. doc tor's uniform with the band, and instantly the  dog greets him as a' master.  The dogs are .trained in two different ways. One set is taught never to  bark when a wounded soldier is discovered, for fear of exciting the sick  or drawing the attention of an enemy  who might slaughter even the fallen.  The dog will wrestle and pull until he  getf the soldier's cap in his mouth.  Then he rushes'back to camp, giving  up his capture as a sign that a soldier  in distress has been found. Another  set, however, gives^ the alarm by short,  but regular howls* sounds which guide  the medical corps to the spot where  the woiinded'*He.A       , '  In maneuvers, the "wounded' 'soldier  hides in tall grass or deep down in a  ravine" fas|trom the temporary camp.  One oftbe^dbgs is brought out for the  test of1ff|dihg him. he sniffs the .air,  listens to the wind, and then suddenly 1^7 gj&'es forward, first this way and  then that���������swinging from side to side  like an, unsteady ship at sea���������nostrils  quivering and eyes dilated After a  momentary hesitation he is off, and  after a short wait the astute little animal is. seen afar off bearing the red  cap i<J his mouth. He singles out the  doctor" and places the cap'at his feet.  The doctor attaches a leash to him  and the dog leads him to the hidden  man. ���������>"     \- k^\.] ' ���������  I The dogs are taught never to scent  put the dead. . It is their duty to find  the living, but if a soldier is able to  stand erect, no amount of coaxing will  bring the dog within reach for the  purpose of securing the liquor that  maybe strapped on him. The soldier  must lie flat on the ground, to all appearances unable to rise, before the  dog will pay any attention to him.  TM ISM COPPER CQMY. LIHlTtn  CAPITAL, $250,000.00, in shares of par value of $1.00.   "'"'""'   "'" 'I.OOATJON."  :"7  On Texada Island, 2Va miles from the Town of Van Anda, and only 35 miles from the  Tvee smelter at Ladysmith.   Further it is within 70 miles of Vancouver.  Good Harbor and first class wagon road.  DEVELOPMENT.  "A" shaft. 85 feet.'  "B" cross-cut, 27 feet.  "C "'drift, 25 feet.  "D" drift S feet.  Lend 8 feet wide, traced on the surface for 700 feet. This showing is unsurpassed in this  district.  ASSAYS.  Gold, Silver, Copper, Value  Oz. ()/..                % per ton.  Jul v ��������� 7,   "! 009  <������.()() 2.S0 9.1>0 $28.29  JuIv   1 3.   1909  0.1 (j 1.20 0.-87              18.13  ,'Iulv   17    1909          0.50 2.00 18.00              57.12  JulV  17.   1909 ? 0.10 0.00 0.S5             17.23  \ti"   30   1909          0.05 0.88 7.00             17.00  Sept.   4,   1909 0.44 0.60 5.70             21.33  INVESTMENT.  This is an investment, not a'gamble. The property has been proven and not a share  was offered to the public until this was done. The Company are in a position to commence  shipping at once.    "We are offering to the public  50,000 SHARES,  the proceeds of which are to be spent in installing suitable machinery. These shares are being offered at 25 cents per share. Already . shares have been applied for out of this  issue." The payments are easy���������One-half on application and the balance in two and four  months. : . , i  For further particulars apply to the Fiscal Agents,  H. H. STEVENS & CO.  317 PENDER STREET, W.,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  P:ease mention "Western CaFF when apply ing for shares .^-���������A...,-'-^.*���������i-^w^Vimow.;*^,:*^  itfyrtlMfJatfaXavifAM..  THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  %k  W  P  M  i  Ii  P;  ft":  J.: t:  I f-,  tl  . $���������'  ftp!  I ft  ���������li  lt  1#-  DOES THIS  APPEAL  TO  YOU?  If you are looking for the Best  Equipped Grocery Store on the  Hill where you can get the best  quality of eatables at the  most moderate prices,  then drop in to  -:   KEI^LY ' ������   ������-���������'���������'  and get acquainted at once.  Apples      Good all round Apples, per box  Bananas   Fancy stock        -..,'    -  Grapes      Finest Tokays        -,      -  per  $1.25  4oz.   |^p  per lb.   10C  ^  Potatoes.. Good Highland Potatoes, good keepers,  per sack  $1.15  Onions  Coffee  Tea  Cocoa  Butter  Fancy clear dried onions  gibs. 26c  Kelly's Special Ground fresh every day,  31R   $1.00  Fancy Ceylon Tea  Fresh Loose Cocoa,  3 lbs.   $1.00  per pound   30C  If you have not tried some of our Butter  yet you don't know what you are  missing    .    - 3 lbs.   $ J ���������QQ  Eggs  Good Fresh Eggs  AU guaranteed  per doz-   3wC  G. S. KELLY  cTWOUNT PLEASANTS LEADING GROCER  2333 Main St.  Phone 938  Matters  it  MARKET   REPORT. .for   appropriation   $4,724,127,   out    of  would     appear    that    Portland j which the directors recommend a div-  Canal at least touched bottom.    This idend of ������2 per share.  having dropped from 43 to 23 during    the   past   few   months.     It   has   now      v COTTON  CROP.  I taken  a slight advance  and  remains   j  1 at 25 bid Arm. j    The preliminary forecast of the cot-  j Other stocks in same district have'ton crop in Burma for'1910:11 states  'been on decline also. Indications are [that in the eleven cotton producing  ' pointing to a recovery in near future, districts the first estimate of the area  Laqueti has dropped to 5  bid with  under'    cotton    gives    185,044    acres,  7 asked. .'    l  Generally speaking stocks' have  been   weak.  The real estate market continues  dull owing to a desire on the pa it of  many to unload. It is expected that  there   v,iii   be   some   iccnery   duiing  against actuals of 197,659 acres in  190910, a decrease of 12.615 acres, ln  Thayetwyo the preliminary estimate  is 8852 acres in advance of last year's  actuals. A considerable reduction of  area is estimated In Meiktila, and in  Myingyan the reduction is large. The  the winter months, but Vancouverites';rains, which did not begin early, were  need not expect anyuiing like the activity of recent years.  The redeeming feature of the flnan  scanty in most districts, causing late  aud reduced sowings. The crop appears to be doing fairly well in most  cial   conditions   rests   with   the  com-1 districts, but In the Ixiwer Chindwin  | mrcial world. There has never in he  history of Canada been such general  activity as the present in commercial  lines.  \    Every branch of trade is reporting  ; great increase in business.  Timber is active.   Large amounts of  it is reported to be thin, and in .Myingyan the plants are said to be  stunted.  BRISTOL      COMMERCIAL       DELE*-  GATES.  000 required for the paymerit*6f Olft.  Age Pensions. In bringing forward;  his estimate for this service, Mr. Flsh^  er.announced that ; the Government,  proposed to make invalid pensions for;  women payable at the age of sixty.    ���������  General Policy.  Taken as a whole, fthe Budget  speech was practically an enunciation ,'  of the policy of the Government. The  Prime .Minister announced the line  of policy which it is proposed to pursue in regard ot most of the important questions of the day. Universal  penny postage was promised for the  Commonwealth, to begin in May next/  Although no definite date is fixed, the  construction of the trans-Australian  railway linking up the West and the  Eastern  States is  forecasted.  The frequently expressed determination of the Government to deal with  outstanding tariff anomalies this Session is reiterated, and a referendum  is promised on the subjects of the  transfer of industrial legislation to the  Federal parliament and the power of  nationalizing monopolies. Consideration of the transfer qf the debts of  the states to the Commonwealth is  Uo be given, and the transfer of the-  1 Northern Territory is also to receive  N  attention.  The visit of the commercial delega-  Engllsh capital is being invested here t,on fpom }irislol na8 given g,.eat satin B. C timber. j lsfaction.    Bristol  is a port that is  The banking situation  is  good  as I commg mto greater prominence among  will be seen by tne rearing House;Canadian8 every year, andit has been  brought into close touch with Canada by the establishment of the Canadian Northern Railway's Royal Line  of steamers. If similar deputations of  responsible British commercial men  could be persuaded to visit the Can  statement be ow:  LARGE STEEL CONTRACT.  1    The State Government of New South  Wales, Australia, has given a contract  \ for 70,000 tons of steel rails to-Uiei~^j"��������� centre8 of jndU8try, it is certain  ;Llthgow Iron Works, which are now  we should hear ies8 of industries be-  under the control of Messrs. Hoskins.'ing in the nand8 or United States and  This order will keep the works busy, othep forelgn capitalists  and  in  all  probability place  the  in  dustry on a firm footing. Lithgow is  on the western side of the Blue Mountains, and is the principal coal-producing center on the Great Western line.  IRON ORE DEPOSITS.  WHEAT   IN   NEW   SOUTH   WALES.  Messrs.   Mackenzie  and   Mann,   of  the Canadian Northern Railway, have  closed nn oplion for the purchase of  over ,4000 acies of iron ore land at  ��������� j Grand Rapids, on the Mattagami river,  The area sown    in  wheat in this |n New or Northern Ontario.  state is 2,520,690 acres.    This  is  an | r__  increase of 114.000 acres,    tV chief     The production of silver in the Prov-  contributory cause to this large   in-' lnce of Ontario for the six months end-  Loan for Immigration.  On the question of immigration  pol-'j  icy the Treasurer forshadowed a loan,  for the purpose of hastening the set-/  tlement    of    Australia's    untenanted.'  acres, but stated that the Federal Government could not act effectively until the land was made available by the.J  States.        ,  Strong protests are being made!  against the Land Tax. A representa-[  tive deputation waited on Mr. Fisher]  to point out that the tax will fall with!  great severity upon certain classes of J  landowners, especially those with cityJ  property, the Prime Minister, while!  adhering to the policy of the Govern-)  ment, promised to gvie every consid-j  eration to the complaints made by the  deputation,.  crease is the breaking up of the large  pastoral estates and making them  available for small agricultural holdings. ������  LIFE   INSURANCE.  The gathering of the Life Underwriters' Association of Canada in^Tor-  onto this week again drew attention  to the economic importance of the organization. The business or profession  jof life insurance has grown to extensive proportions. The total amount  of life insurance in force in the Dominion has increased from $35,000,000  in 1869 to $780,000,000 in 1909, a gain  of 2,078 per cent. A gratifying fact is  that in the former year, Canadian  companies held only 15 per cent, of the  amount in force and 13 per cent, of  ! the  permlums   received  ed June 30 last exceeded 12.800,000  ounces, valued at over five million dol.  lars, an increase of $890,000 on the  figures for January-June, 190S.  Yukon gold weighing three thousand  ounces and worth fifty thousand dollars, was received at the Canadian  mint at Ottawa last week. It will be  converted into sovereigns.  TO SHIP TOMATOES.  Sample boxes of tomatoes, packed  in peat and sawdust, were 'recently  despatched from. Toronto to Covent  Garden. It is thought that a brisk  trade In this useful vegetable can be  developed between England and On-  CLEARING  HOUSE  RETURNS  ��������� /  The following are the figures for th  Canudian  Clearing   Houses  for   thi  weeks ended September 23rd, 1909 an  September 22nd, 1������10.  Sept. 23, '09.  Sept. S3,'l,  Montreal..  . .$33,647,339 .  ..$44,509,19  Toronto...  .. 26,411,975 .  .30,056,87  Winnipeg.  ���������. 16,537,276 .  ... 19,373,23  Vaucouver  ..   6,798,658 .  .10,188,40  Ottawa ...  ..   3,536,015  ...   4,148,28  Quebec ...  ..    2,154,123  ...   2,266,78  tario.   That this would be advantage-  Last  year, jol|8 to tbe groWers may be gathered  they held 66 per cent, of the amount from the fact that whereas the Prince  Edward Island farmers receive twenty-  in force and 65 per cent, of the premi  ums. This is a remarkable record,  and at the same time indicates' the  heavy responsibility, .financial and���������  otherwise, which rests upon the life  insurance companies of Canada.  EFFECTS OF  BRITISH   BUDGET.  Death Duty Increase.  According to the report of the Com- ary isijmds  missioners of Inland Revenue for the  year ended March, 1910, the net receipts from estate and similar duties  was ������21,754,833, of which estate duty  yielded ������17,469,359, an increase of  ������3,295,465, and legacy duty   ������3,527,-  flve to thirty cents per bushel (60  lb.), the price in Ixmdon is from five  to ten cents per pound. The Superintendent of Agricultural Societies  thinks it is certain that the tomatoes  would reach the British market in  good condition, seeing that last year  nearly a million dollars' worth of tomatoes were shipped from the Can-  The time occupied in  transit is about the same from these  islands as from Canada to this country.  EDMONTON  AND  8TRATHC0NA.  Work is to be begun at once on the  006, an increase of ������191,428.   Seventy- bjg Dridge, which is to be erected at  nine estates, as against 74 in 1908-9, |a cost of one minion dollars, to con-  were valued at more than ������250,000. nect Edmonton and Strathcona', the  One estate, valued at more than ������3,-twln citie8 0f Northern Alberta. When  000.000, paid ������2,134,089. Estates val-compieted the bridge will be the larg-  ued at more than ������100,000 were leftest in western Canada, with one ex-  by 168 persons, and five of these left ceptiou> tnat of the Government bridge  more than ������1.000.000. The five mil- 8panlng tne Fra8er River at New  lionaires*    or    multi-millionaires'   es- WeBtminBter,   British  Columbia,  this  tates paid   ������3,426,730 in duty.  SUGAR PROFITS.  The report of  the  Coloninl  S-isar  immense structure, which is designed  to carry railway, street car, and vehicular traffic.    The greater part of the town8nlp  cost will be defrayed by the railway-^  ^ ^^  A RIGHTEOUS ASSESSMENT.  A   peculiar   assessment   case   ha  arisen in connection with a couple  townships in South-Western Ontarf  The Canada Company originally owj  ed large tracts of land' in the tov  ships    of Raleigh and Tilbury Ee  which they r afterwards    sold to M  tiers.   Everything went along smoof  ly until oil was discovered in this tfl  ritory.   Naturally the farmer who hi  held   undisputed   possession   of  lafl  for half a century or so thought  had a right to the oil which had  discovered upon his farm.    But jt  then the Canada Company stepped  and pointed to a mineral reservatll  in each deed,-under���������which they clajl  ed all the oil which might be produc  in the territory.    They even claim]  the right to enter upon the said farf  and  rill  for  oil  without asking  permission    from    the owner of  farm.    Tbis created  a situation  was simply intolerable.   We are  that the farmers offered to buy t|  mineral reservation from the compe  at from $1.00 to $5.00 an acre, but  company refused to sell.   Then a  was   introduced   into    the   Proving  Parliament to allow a municipality]  assess such mineral rights.   The  became law in 1907, and as soon  possible the assessors    assessed  Canada Company for the value of tr,  mineral   reservations.    The  compel  naturally objected to any such ass*  ment, aiid the matter was recently J  gued at length before Judge Bell^  Tilbury,  Ont.    The company are  sessed for a total of 9,120 acres  Raleigh township and 4,523 acres {  Tbe lands in  assessed at a flat rate!  Refining    Company    of    Xew    South been made by the Dominion Govern  Wales  shows   that,  during    the   last  company, but substantial grants have ?5 00 per acre  but the ^^men  Raleigh varies from $1.00 to $5.00  twenty years the company has paid  the sum of ������4.000.000 in dividends,  and it is at present in a very sound  position. The reserves amount to half  a million, the' profits on the year to  ������344,470, and a dividend of 10 per  cent, was declared.  BANK   DIVIDENDS.  ment, the Provincial Government and  by the two cities in question.  OF    AUS-  The report of  the  Hongkong   and  Shanghai Banking Corporation for the  half-year states  that the net profits,  including   $2,028,987   brought  forward tration to-ady.  from last account, amount to $5,389,- received  on rising  in  the  House  127.    The  directors   recommend   the Representatives,   and  the   Statement,  transfer   of   $500,000   from   the   profit  which was clear    and    concise,    was  THE   COMMONWEALTH  TRALIA.  Mr.   Fisher's   First   Budget.��������� ������2,000,-  000  For  Pension.  ("Standard of Empire.")  MELBOURNE, Sept. 7.  The   Hon.   Andrew, Fisher,   Prinze  Minister and    Treasurer,    introduced  the first Budget of the new adminis-  Mr. Fisher was well  of  and loss account to credit of the silver reserve fund, which will then  stand at $16,000,000. They also recommend writing off bank premises ac-  acre.    The company put men in.l  witness box to prove that the re)|  vations   were    practically   worthlf  but  the  townships   proved    that  reservations  were  not  for  sale,  that the farmers were willing to  chase them at the price at which  were assessed.    The judge held  this proved conclusively that the'  ervations had an actual market v^  and the  assessment    was  confir  This means that the Canada Comj  will pay taxes on more than $22  in the township of Tilbury alone,  most farmers it cannot but seem  this is eminently fair and just.   It  minerals   reservations   are   worth!  punctuated with cheers.  The Treasurer informed the House the company can prove it very"e  that the revenue fcr the past year was Dy proceeding to surrender them;  ������15,538,440.    For  the  current  finan-j if they are of value they should  count the sum of $150,000.   After mak- jcia year he is budgeting for a revenue I sessed at least at what the Rail  ing these transfers and deducting re- of ������16,841,629. One of the chief items; and   Tilbury   farmers   are  willing  numeration to directors, there remainsof federa expenditure is the   ������ 2,070, j pay for them. R, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THE WESTERN CALL, VAI.COUVB  HIDEOUS BENCH GRADES TO  REMAIN.  ..-77 ;     ���������   (World.)       ,  There: was a long and. bitter contest in last Council meeting on the  bench grade question.  In. the board of works report were  grades on Third, Fourth and Fifth  avenues.  Alderman MePherson wanted, to  know if these were to be on the bench  grade system, . and, being Informed  that: they were, opened the preliminary skirmish of /the battle of the  grades."  Alderman MePherson said he objected to bench grades, as they made  streets, which looked well enough as  they were, look perfectly hideous. He  moved - that the recommendations be  laid over for further consideration.  Alderman McBride recalled the  somewhat surprising history of . the  bench grade question. Last year, it  appeared, he had opposed bench-grading against an otherwise united council, but as committers of aldermen  who had visited the cities to the south  came back convinced that bench  grading was the right method he had  felt it his duty to support and carry  out the system.  Alderman Stevens said that on exceedingly steep sidehills, bench-grading might be advisable and there  might be such places in Vancouver.  On Westminster road and other easy  slopes, however, the bench-grade was  simply hideous.  '  Alderman Ramsay demanded an opportunity to look into the matte*'. It  had yet to be proved to him that  bench-grading was the best system.  Alderman Hepburn defended the  bench-grading done so far. If the people on the side hills wanted to live  on the grades now scratched out, well  and good. If not he agreed with the  city engineer. He would, however,  accept the motion to defer consideration.  Alderman Whiteside having demanded what was the object of the  resolution, Alderman MePherson carried the history of bench-grading back  to early days, and gave the council  the astonishing information that once  upon a time Vvestminster Avenue, and  Granville street were bench-graded,  and that people like the benches so  little that at great expense the thoroughfares' were changed to continuous  Inclines.  Eventually the motion was lost, and  Third, fourth and Fifth avenues are  to be accorded the benefits of full initiation into the bench-grade system.  The vote was aa follows: ForT^-Hep-  burn, Ramsay, Stevens, MePherson,  Enright, against���������Roberts, Crowe Mc-  I^Cechnie, White, Whitside and McBride.  CONFERENCE   ON   WHITfc   SLAVE  ..   TRAFFIC,   ETC.  ;    PHONES AGAIN.  t  In an interview Mr. Joseph Beach,  [formerly of Vancouver, now of Los  [Angeles, informs the "Call" that the  | Automatic 'Phone in Los Angeles is  a splendid success. He has heard no  .complaints regarding it, and was not  [aware of any agitation to amalgamate  [the systems. Most of the business  I houses have the Automatic and gen-  I erally express tbe opinion that it is  I only the matter of a short time before  lthe Manual will be run out of business. One - important feature._ of _ the  f Automatic was tbat it was equally ac-  I curate and prompt night or day. This  [is a distinct advantage.  Mr. Beach is living near Los Angelas and speaks very highly of his new  borne. He represents the "Canadian  Pacific Oil Company" who have a num.  er of producing wells and are paying  regular dividends.  He advises strongly against invest-  Intent in. the "wildcat" class, stating  [that there are many irresponsibk-  ���������companies who are selling stock with  little to warrant it.    After spending  La few  days  in  Vancouver  renewing  [some old friendships, Mr. Beach left  gain for his southern home.  To   Be   Held   in   Vancouver,   Friday,  October 7th.  A party of twenty reformers are  touring the western cities to assist  local workers in fighting the White  Slave traffic. .Many men and women,  prominent in moral and social reform  in the United States and Canada, are  making this tour, and a conference is  to be held in Vancouver on the date  named. Among the speakers are the  following:  Rev. J. F. Chase, Boston, Mass.  Rev. J. G. Shearer, D.D., Toronto.  Ernest A. Bell, D.D., Chicago, 111.  Airs. D. T.' Lutes, Cooperstown, N.Y.  E. R. Perry, New York City.  Mrs. A. B. Sims, Des Moines, Iowa.  Emma F. A. Drake, Denver, Col.  J. B. Hammond, Des Moines, Iowa.  W. L.' Clark, Leamington, Ont.  O. Q. Wiard, Springboro, Peun.  Airs. E. M. Whittemore, New York  City.  A. B. Farwell, Chicago, 111.  Prof. T. W. Shannon, Frederictown,  Miss.  Florence E. Smith, Washington, D.C.  Rabbi Schanfarber, Chicago, 111.  W. J. Phillips, Los Angeles, Cal.  Prof. J. R. Kerr, La Crosse, Wis.  The arrangement for this conference  are in the hands of Dr. Spencer, superintendent of local option and moral  reform league. A committee of ministers and other gentlemen of the city,  with members of the Women's Council and the W. C. T. U., have made arrangements as follows: An all-day  conference on Friday, Oct. 7th, at the  First Baptist Church, corner of Hamilton and Dunsmuir streets, kindly  loaned for the occasion. Morning, afternoon and evening sessions will be  held, to which the public are invited.  It is especially desired that the Mayor, City Council, Police and License  Commissioners, lawyers, doctors,  judges and magistrates, as well as the  general public, should attend these  meetings. A thorough discussion of  lthe questions at issue in moral reform  'will be taken up by men arid women  thoroughly capable, to handle them.  In addition to the above sessions there  ��������� will be a special meeting for women  the same evening at the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, by the kind  consent of the pastor and session.  Also a public meeting for men and  women at the Kitsilano Presbyterian  Church the same evening, and a special meeting for men only at one of  the down-town churches yet to be arranged. There will also be a special  meeting for boys from 4 to 5 p. ra. at  the Y. M. C. A., Cambie street. This  meeting will be addressed by capable  speakers "to boys and young men. It  is'especially requested that the older  boys of all the schools will try, to be  present, and that the women who attend tbe Mount Pleasant Church will  take as many girls over 16 years of  age as they posibly can. Altogether,  it Is expected that these gatherings  will be fruitful in education and prevention, touching the various evils to  be attacked. A conference of this^ nature has never been held in this city  under such advanced auspices. Further particulars of the program will  appear next Saturday.  GEMS OF WISDOM.  "Wanted:   Men:*  Not systems fit and wise,���������-;  Not faiths:with rigid eyes,  Not wealth in mountain piles,  Not power with gracious smiles  Not even the potent pen:      K  Wanted:    Men!"  ���������Selected  "All the world cries, 'Where is the  man- who will save us?' We want a  man! Don't look so far for this man.  You have'him at hand. This man���������it  is you, it is I, it is each one of u^!   How to constitute one's self  a man? Nothing harder, if one knows  not how to will it; nothing easier, if  one wills it."���������Alexander Dumas.  "The wlset man could ask no more  of fate than to be simple, modest,  manly, true."  ���������Selected.  "At the end. of life we shall not be  asked how much pleasure we had inti,  but how much service we gave in it;  not how full it was of success, but  how full it was of sacrifice; not how  happy were were, but how helpful we  were; not how ambition was gratified,  Black.  "No great deed is done  By falterers who ask for certainty."  ���������Geo. Elliott.  "Tender handed stroke a nettle,  And it stings you for your pains;  Grasp it like a man of mettle,  And it soft as silk remains."  ���������Aaron Hill  LOVE.  Daniel S. Love of 144 Dufferin street  died on September 22nd,at the hospital at North Vancouver. His remains  will be kept at the undertaking parlors of Harron Bros, until Saturday  (to-morrow) to await the arrival of  the brother of the deceased from Eng  land, when the funeral will take place  from Knox Congregational church, ol  whicvh congregation he was an elder  and manager. Rev. Merton Smith officiated.  ELIZABETH   ANN   RICHMAN.  The funeral of the late Elizabeth  Ann Richmari, of 1063 Haro street,  who died on Sunday, Sept. 18th, was  held from Greene & Simpson's parlors on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Dr. Whittlngton officiating.  Wm. JOHN BRUCE.  The funeral of the late Wm. John  Bruce, residing at 745 Ninth avenue  west, who died on Sunday, evening was  held from the family residence on  Thursday afternoon at 2:30. The Rev.  Lashley Hall officiating.  ELLA WINTERS.  The death occurred on September 23  of Ella Winters, aged 33 years, who  resided with her sister, Mrs. J. Owen,  247 Tenth avenue west. The funeral  was held from Center & Hanna's  chapel Monday at 2:30 o'clock p.m.  Rev. W. J. Woodside conducted tht  services.  i "Yes, to this thought 1 hold with firm  persistence;  The last result of wisdom stamps it  true;  He only earns his freedom and ex 1st-  anc������  Who d^ily conquers them anew."  ���������Goethe.  ABUNDANCE OF FUEL.  There will be no danger of a coal  famine in Western Canada this year,  ^rom-the .opening of navigation, to  Jate, more coal has been received and  stored at Fort William for winter consumption than in any previous year.  Phe coal handled by the Canadian Pacific Railway at Fort William this sea-  Son is said to be the largest amount  gver handled by one dock in a year  5n the North American continent. The  [ecords of the C. P. R. dock show over  115 000 tons this season. Orders placid for delivery at" Fort William this  total one million and a quarter  DS.  C.   P.   R.   LAND8.  It is  announced  that, exclusive of  other receipts /for the past fiscal year,  $66,610,000 has been received by the  Canadian   Pacific  Railway   from    the  sale of land, and of this amount $36,-  ,193,000 has been expended on the company's property, with the result that  fixed charges amount to only $954 per  'mile.    This compares with $2795 per  'mile on the Union Pacific, and gener-  ! ally higher charges per mile on other  United   States   railroads.    In   1909-10  700,000 acres of land were sold by tbe  , Canadian   Pacific    for  $6,650,000,  as  compared with 376,646 acres for $5,-  085,517 in 1908-9.  JOSEPH   BURNS.  The remains of the late Josep'  Burns, who died in this city on Mui  day, Sept. 19th, were shipped to Spe  kane on the 4 p.m. train Saturday  by Messrs. Green & Simpson. Mrs  Burns accompanied the remains. Ot  arrival in Spokane the arrangement  were taken in charge by the Frater  nal Order of Eagles.  Local and  Otherwise  The Don & Allen are moving intt  McAllister's new block this week.  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Wm. Lawrence,  the     Mr. Wm. Ball, whose arrival in tha  guests at 222S Main street, of Dr. and city was mentioned a few days ago, is  Mrs. Lawrence, started yesterday 3for highly spoken of by the "Daily War-  thelr future home at Cumberland, B^ C.' der,";  Lindsay,   Ont,    which    says:  ��������� _��������� "Lindsay loses another popular    and  Prof. T. Bonne Millar has severed well-known citizen in the person of  his connection as organist at Mt. Mr. William Ball, foreman of the John  Pleasant Methodist church and ac-jCrew Hox Factory, who has resigned  cepted a similar position in the First!his position and leaves In the course  Baptist church. ��������� j of a few days for Vancouver, B. C.,  Mr. Thos. A. Croft was the speaker, where he will reside in the future."  at the Epworth  League  meeting    in Mr. Ball was presented with a beau-  Grace   Methodist   Church,   Sixteenth tiful leather-lined suit case by his fel-  and Burns, Monday evening.   His tb'p-low employees.  ic was "Y. M. C. A. Work In Construc  tion Camps in B. C.  WARD  V.  RATEPAYERS  BUSY.  Mr. J. F. Luno, managing director of  the   Vancouver-Grand   Trunk   Pacific'  Coal Company, has returned from an ,  inspection tour of the company's property in the north.   Mr. Luno says his |  company has "millions of tons of coal.'  md   then  some."    He  brought  down  some of the coal, which Is of. the finest  jrade of anthracite.  The First Baptist church was the  scene of a very delightful wedding  in Tuesday afternoon, September  27th, when Miss Lillian Maud Gray,  laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L.  dray of 1745 First avenue east, was  united in marriage to Mr. Charles Er-  lest Smith, also of Vancouver. The  ceremony was performed by Dr, H.  Francis Perry. Miss Vera Duncan  vas maid of honor, while Mr. E. Ed-  vard Disher acted as best man. The  iride was given away by her father.  3he was gowned in cream voile with  customary veil and orange blossoms  :nd carried a beautiful bouquet of  oses. A wedding reception was held  it the bride's home .following the  jeremony. After the wedding jour-  ley to the interior of British Colum-  >ia, Mr. and Mrs. Smith will reside  vt 1736 William street.  SOUTH VANCOUVER, Sept. 29.���������  The ratepayers of Ward. V. are active  again. Through the local ratepayers'  association they are working for a  better car service and certain other  improvements to their district. The  petition which they will present to the  street railway company was largely  signed and they expect to hear favorably in reply to their request for a  better service and the extension of  the existing lines. They asked the  school trustees for another room and  an extra teacher in their ward and arrangements for this have already been  made. The various committees that  work for the welfare of their wards  will have some good reports to hand  in at the next meeting.  DI8CUSS POST OFFICES.  SOUTH VANCOUVER, Sept. 29.���������  The regular meeting of the Liberal  Association will be held at Hillcrest  committee rooms next Tuesday evening. All members of the association  are invited to attend, as several topics  will come up for discussion, especially  post oflice matters. None but members of ten association will be allowed  to take part In the discussion.  PURE GOLD JELLY  POWDER  Only per pkge 5c  NEW    INDUSTRIAL    ENTERPRISE.  ! Messrs. Deere & Co., a thirty million dollar manufacturing firm, of Mo-  line, U. S. A., will establish a branch  plant at Welland, Ontario. It will employ 1500 hands, and its products will  include all kinds of farm implements  and machinery. The firm comes over  here to escape the Canadian tariff on  goods for the Canadian market.  SATURDAY  Mrs. Frank Goard   is   improving���������  though not out of the hospital yet.  Mr. and Mrs. Ball are new resident!  in Mount Pleasant... They come froa  Lindsay, Ontario.  Dr. Carson of 1841 Main Street is  taking a few days vacation at Harri  son Hot Springs.  Oakley Heating are in the store re  cently vacated by the Racket���������lOi  Broadway east.  The  Social Club ef  has been    organized,  officers being chosen:  St.  the  Patrick'  following  DATS  W,  AUTOMATIC   PHONES.  The   following  letter  was   received  by .Mr. Woodworth from Los Angeles,  in response to his enquiry regarding  an alleged interview published In local papers with a lx>s Angeles citizen,  condemning automatic phones:  (Copy of lettergram.)  Los  Angeles,  Cal.,   22-9-10.  Smith & Woodworth,  Vancouver, B. C:  As proof of the popularity of the  automatic phone over manual, we estimate from 75 to 85 per cent, of all  calls in the city are made over our  system. The demand for automatic  phones is greater than we have been  able to supply. Many are now on the  waiting list. We have just finished  cutting our system over from manual  to automatic at great expense, the reason being better service. As to dual  system, we believe competition good  lor the public, but in the end the automatic will put the manual out of  business. I^ouck's resolution was referred to board'of public utilities, who  returned it to council, stating dual  connection was impracticable and that  there'was no general complaint or automatic. Don't understand why Backus, whom I know personally, takes  this stand. Say to Backus for me to  thoroughly inform himself and he will  see the situation in its true light.  HOME TELEPHONE & TEL. CO.  A. B. GASS, President.  HALL  FOR  RENT.  I.   O.   O.   F.,   Mount   Pleasant.���������All  applications for use of this Hall to be  made to J. Haddon and all rents for  same to be paid only to-me.       ���������   J. HADDON.  Care Trimbb & Norris,  2503 Westminster Road  Phone L3184.  HA2LETT.  Mr. Hazlett, a well-known real estate man on Westminster Road died  on Sunday at the General Hospital,  here. The remains were interred on  Thursday to the Mountain View Ceine-  tary. Mr. Hazlett will be remembered  as one of the former owners of tbe  Red Star store cor. of Ninth and West  minster Road, also he was in business  at Fifteenth and Westminster Road.  The Call joins with his large circle  of friends in sympatny with the bereaved ones. He leaves a wife and  child.  Mrs. Poupore, President; Mr. Kav-  anaugh, Vice-President; Miss Mona  Perry, Secretary.  Ladies' Committee.���������Mrs. McDonald  Misses McDonald, Miss Connor, Miss  Kavanaugh.   ,_    _  . _���������_   ���������������������������  Gentlemen's ��������� Committee.���������Messrs.  J. Radlet, A. E. O'Connor, White, Chalmers, Fagan, Wm. Allan, Allan Third.  Mrs. Fraser has opened up a first  class dress making parlor in the old  stand   of  the   Bank    of    Commerce,)  2456 Main street,  On Wednesday, in Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian church, Miss Winnifredjr  Douglas  was  married  to Mr.  Hector!  Morrison   by   Rev.   Woodside.     They!  will make their home at 216 Twenty  fourth avenue.  The ladies of Alexandra Hive, L. 0  T.  M.. entertained  the  members and  fiiends ot the order on Tuesday at a,  social   in  the  new   K.   P.  hall.    The!  ladies   arranged   a  fine     programme,;  among the numbers being one by Mrs.  Chas. Keeler.  CARLTON HUSTON DUNLEVY  The funeral of the late Carlton Huston Dunlevy, a resident of Ash street  was held from the parlors of Messrs.  Green & Simpson to the church of  Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, on  Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Interment was made in the Mountain  View Cemetary.  Jos. Minore, one of Vancouver's experienced   and   popular    tailors    has  opened up with a fine new, up-to-date  line of tweeds,  worsteds, etc.    That  is quite the equal of any other simil-,"  ar business in the city.    He may be.  found at 146 Broadway east and anyj,  gentleman may rest assured that he j  will  receive courteous  treatment and!  be fitted up in the latest fashion.  FANCY WEALTHY  APPLES  Snap per Box $1.25  Try ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR  This Flour is made in  Vancouver; Thosefwho  do their own baking will  find it the Queen of all  flours  Sold at sack $1.95  TOASTED CORN  FLAKES  3  pkgs  for  25c  LYLE'S GOLDEN  SYRUP  Only for 3 tins 25c  CHIVEFS FAMOUS  MARMALADE  jar   15c  SOVEREIGN CREAMERY BUTTER  3 pounds for $1.00  SAPOIIO..-"-:'1:-'^  3 cakes for?25c  SUPERFINE TOILET  SOAP  8 bars for 25c  CRAB APPLES  per box $1.00  These are nice red stock  PRESERVING PEARS  Bartlette pr box $1.25  FINEST WHITE  POTATOES  per sack $1.00  GET YOUR GREEN  TOMATOES  Now; these are scarce ���������  12 lb for 25c  We have just received  a large shipment of  Pure Maple Syrup from  the East. This syrup  is absolutely pure and  is guaranteed. We are  selling it at a reduced  price.     Embrace    this  opportunity        qt 45c  TRY OUR TEA  3 lb for $1.00  and you will be convinced it is only foolishness paying any more  :;  PHONE 6126  Send us your address and we will  be only too glad to call on you  Cor. BRIDGE   &  7th  \  .������**>}-*-���������������-  >������������***rH������^.������^g***s������-*������������>^*s*������^' **������3* *+*f3u*-<3'-*-<2*'*B4>-  '\  Keeler s Nursery~ >  For Choice Pot Plants  oALSO BASKETS  /.ND 1UES AT A SACRIFICE  cAll in first class condition.  PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE  J s^J4^.v^fe������iiv.������'������4ija.^ei<������Ms������'i  T77777.  .<j-^'~E.*'*v.-"..v.-.'.ui*.t,.  i^-^i^,:??vV?iy.iw>"**^)^  fvVr-'-^.'Vr^^^.'fJ;;^^-.^*;  E'.M  M. ;-  M  >%'  J!  I  i"  It  m  |||  If  I'   '"'  j, ���������:.  It  The Need oftheAge\ Telephone Brief lets  The workingman is taken up with |  his work and its pressing social problems; he is fighting for his bread; is  constantly confronted with conditions  in which he needs guidance and sym  pathy. The world is at present much  absorbed in practical questions of  economics, declares the Rev. Paul  Moore Strayer in "The Homiletic Review" (New York), and the preacher  who wishes to be listened to must be  prepared to answer the questions,  whether uttered or unuttered, of his  hearers. As it is, we are told, the  sermon has made no response to the  needs, the cravings, the experiences,  of the working class. The sermon is  top often a string of moral generalities or dogmatic assertions:  "Men have stayed away from the  churches because our preaching did  not seem to gear to their actual life  and help them where they most needed help. We have confined ourselves  to t}ie problems of personal morality  and solved them to the satisfaction  of all. Here we have little to say that  is new, for Christian standards of  ethics are familiar to Western peoples.   So long as we restrict ourselves  "The present business system is not  chargeable to the kings    of    finance  alone.    The sins of corporations are  not all to be laid at the door of direc  tors and officials.    Often    they    are  goaded on to do what they know is  wrong by the demands of the stockholders, great and small, who insist  on a larger dividend than can be earned  by just and  honorable    methods.  Many of these stockholders are among  the guileless members of our churches.  They are incapable of personal wrongdoing.   Much that is done in the concern  in  which  they own  stock they  would condemn if they knew about it.  But they insist on larger and largo-  dividends,   without   ever   considering  how those dividends are secured.   The  clamor of stockholders for dividends  and the demand of the purchaser for  cheapness; these two are responsible  in large part for tlje injustice of industry."  He thinks ministers and "preachers  should copy the Hebrew prophets, who  were great politicians; yet be imitators of the Prince of Peace and teach  men their duties as well as their  rights.    At  present  the  workingman  to  personal  morality  we  are  saying J considers the labor union more relig-  nothing that the people do not know  ious than the Church, for the pulpit is  already. And that great new world  of industry with its immense ethical  problems, where men are losing their  way for want of guidance, we moral  teachers have scarcely etnered.  "We have come to an industrial organization of the world. Industry absorbs the life of the people. If we  have nothing to say about industrial  right and wrong we have little to say  that matters. When the Archbishop  of Canterbury announced recently that  he worked seventeen hours a day and  had no time left to form an opinion  as to the solution of the problem of  the unemployed, Mr. Keir Hardie replied that 'a religion which demands  seventeen hours a day for organization, and leaves ho time for a single  thought about starving and despairing  men and women and children, has no  message for this age.' " v  The writer demands a fresh and  modern equipment for preachers, and  quotes with approbation Professor  Peabody's assertion that neither "ethical passion nor historical genius  equips a preacher for economic judgment." Yet economic judgments are  exactly what the modern preacher is  called upon to deliver. To quote further: ��������� ���������  "We must have a message for an  industrial age, or cease to be moral  leaders. Some fear that in trying to  interpret the rights and needs of those  who toil and to show the interest of  the Church in child labor and hours  of employment for women and similar  social problems, the Church may regain those whom it has lost, but lose  those it now has. The captains of industry will leave the Church, they say,  if the Church seems to befriend the  privates in the ranks of industry. I  do not believe it. For captains of industry-are Christian-men,-honest and  fair-minded men, and they want to  have interpreted to them how the law  of Christ applies to their life and  work. They.are in doubt as to their  duty, they are in trouble because there  is now much that they want to do  but can not. And they will accept  with gratitude any consensus of opinion which will set new standards that  will permit them to follow their own  hearts and their present feeling of  lirotherliness."  And here he throws out a valuable  hint'-to young preachers, as to the  caution they must use:  not teaching him any such thing a&  his duties, declares Dr. Strayer. The  workingmen have to go elsewhere to  have their questionings of heart and  mind answered.   Thus we read:  "Pick up almost any volume of sermons and see how little is said about  social conditions. Even today, which  is the age of the social question, men  must go to the theater tb hear the  problems of capital and labor, work  and wages, class and class, seriously  grappled with. It is right here the  Church must have a strong guiding  hand.   .    .    .  "The great Hebrew prophets were  mighty meddlers in politics. "They  had a sense of their responsibility as  moral teachers. They were quick to  see the sufferings of the poor, the  wrongs of the weak. Tbey sat in judgment, on the social conditions of their  time. They pointed out injustice  wherever it was practiced. They made  it their business to see that justice  was done. And so must we if we  would not degenerate from prophets  of God to priests of the groves'and  high places.  "We are ministers of the Prince of  Peace, and the task to which we are  called today is >the establishment of  industrial peace and economic, righteousness in order to make way for  that social order which (we know as  the kingdom of heaven. I would not  have the Church turn its building into  a lodging-house, its classrooms into  soup-kitchens, its meeting for prayer  into a labor lyceum. I would not  have it embark on new social enterprises in order to meet the sneer of  some youthful social worker or overcome the suspicion of the labor-unionist. But I would have the minister of  Christ call men's attention away from  the question of rights to that.of duties,  as Mazzini did. I would have him  teach a new kind of competition, a  competition in social service. I would  have him make clear that the merchant or manufacturer or lawyer or  artizan is called to his business as the  preacher to his ministering; and that  Christ calls the business men as well  as the apostles to follow him and become 'fishers of men,' workers in  human values and not in dead, inert,  material things. That makes ;ife romantic and redeems it from di udgery.  to be a worker witn men."���������"Literary  Digest."  Government Ownership Telephones  in B. C.  "In a reply just forwarded by the'  Premier to Mr. J. C. Watters as chairman of the influential delegation representative of organized labor, which  interviewed the executive on Jan. 31,  incidental disclosure is made of  several features of governmental policy respecting which there has been  very particular interest is it in view  of the marked attention that has been  given the proposals in this regard  throughout the country during the past  few months, to learn that the government does not look with favor upon  the suggestion emanating with Vancouver city and subsequently endorsed  by numerous other city and rural  municipalities, that tbe province arrange for the taking over of all existing telephone franchises and services  throughout British Columbia,, and the  operation of telephone hereafter as a  national utility.  The adoption of the plan recommended by Vancouver would involve  a first charge of many millions upon  the credit of the province,, together  with vast expenditures in extensions  throughout the country in districts not  now served by telephone companies  for the obvious reason that the possibilities of profit are not apparent. It  is also taken into consideration that  the physical conditions of British  Columbia are such as to make the establishment and maintenance of a  general telephone system for, this  province enormously expensive; and  it is not yet the accepted policy to  nationalize such public utilities as the  telephone���������indeed should such nation-  alization be adopted as in the public  interest, it would be more naturally  a federal than a provincial matter,  and associated with the postal and  telegraphic services, as in Australia  and New Zealand."���������"Daily Province,"  March 15, 1910.  Mr. Farrell was Pleased.  "Mr. Farrell, General Manager, for  the British Columbia Telephone Co.  opposed the amendments till the understanding that no private company  would be permitted to instal a system  was reached, after which he withdrew  his opposition."���������Editorial���������"World,"  Aug. 27th,  1910.  SEPTEMBER HOD AND GUN.  With the opening of the bird shooting swison  the September "number of  Rod and Gun in Canada, published by  W. J. Taylor Limited. Woodstock, Ont.,  gives a number of delightful    stories?  dealing with days amongst the (lucks,  geese, woodcock and prairie chickens-  experiences which will cause many   a  thrill    to   sportsmen    reading     them.  Numbers will be able to duplicate, in  remembrance, many of these published  experiences, and in this way live over  again red letter times in their histories.     Variety marks this    production,  every lover of outdoors, whatever his  particular taste,    receiving    attention.  The story of two young moose, one of  a pet raccoon, the efforts of an ama -  teur to trap a bear, particulars of the  American bison, the Alpine Club's last  camp and some dog lore show the manner in which the magazine covers   the  wide variety of Canadian outdoor life  The verses in this number are excel -  lent, and the Bohemian ring of "Fish-  in's Good" will find an echo with many  even of the most staid.       "My Little  Fisherman." with his wonderful story  of the monster that got away appeals  to the sympathies of   all,   while   the  "Evening cKOrous.. is    equally   good.  The issue should be found with every  shooting parly this season.  Calgary People Saw it in  Edmonton.  "The cut-over on the new,automatic  telephone exchange in the west end  of the city was made on Saturday  night, and 500 phones in the district  lying west of Fourth street west and  south of the railway tract are now  being operated from an automatic  switchboard. The local telephone  staff has been very busily engaged for  the past two days distributing new  telephone directories.  Calgary now has 1,000 phones being  operated on the automatic system,  500 east of the Elbow river, and 500  in the west end.  The order has already been placed  for automatic switchboards for the  central part of the city, but it will  take several months before they are  installed, and the entire system is  placed on the automatic plan.  The inauguration of a complete automatic system will mean a loss of  several thousand dollars to the telephone department, it being but three  years since new switchboards on the  old plan were installed in Calgary.  The life of these :-- switchboards is  about twenty years; and the department will have to dispose of them  at a loss.  There will, of course, be a great  saving in the salaries of operators, and  more satisfactory service to subscribers in the city."���������"Calgary News,"  Sept. 10th, 1910.  This Comes from Butte.  Butte, Montana,  s August 1, 1910.  Smith & Woodworth,  Vancouver, B. C.  Gentlemen:  Replying to your letter of recent  date with- reference to the success of  the Independent Telephone Company  in this community, would say that the  company here has given the very best  of satisfaction and has been successful in securing three to one more subscribers than the Rocky Mountain  Bell Company which is also operating  an exchange iu this city.  Prior to the entry of the Independent Telephone Company the telephone service in this city was very  unsatisfactory, and while the entry of  the new company made an additional  expense on our citizens, they are  nevertheless satisfied because of the  excellent service they are receiving  at the present time.  The city of Butte did not hesitate in  giving   the   Independent, Company   a  franchise and have not thus far has  any reason to regret their action.  Yours very truly,  (Sgd.)      CHAS. P. NEV1N,  Mayor.  N.B.-  -Similar letters came from Sioux  City, Lincoln and Los Angeles.  If  You  Never  Have had a good picture of  yourself you need not feel  discouraged. All the more  reason to try a really skilled  artist, one who has made a  life study of the human face  and who stands second none  in photographic ability.      ' "  Satisfaction assured when  you have a photo made by  WEI I'ORD  thk MOUNT   PLEASANT  PHOTOGRAPHER  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and BROADWAY  OPP. FIRE HALL  Save the Pieces  If you have the misfortune to  break younr.glasies- and we wilt  be able to tit another Vena 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 one*;  GEO. G.  WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  What They Really Do Say in  Bellingham.  "We have no objection of any kind  to the automatic telephone, and are  well pleased with the services of your  Company. All our markets in the  city most invariably use your line here  if possible."  (Sgd.)    PRY & BRUHN.  "Am pleased to state that the instrument used by said Company is in  my judgment one of the greatest  achievements of the telephone age.  It works perfectly, and gives entire  satisfaction from the standpoint of  reliability and clearness. Its reliability, promptness and secrecy need no  commendation whatever for that is  very apparent."  (Sgd.) - O. P. CALAHAN.  I                                                                                      .. I  $         For good values.in *%  A \  I    REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS f  v                     ' T  * Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne f.  1      " i  I THE _^^^r^rV ���������' ���������  I Acme Plumbing & Heating Co.  for Estimates on Plumbing  HOT  WATER HEATINQ  PHONE   5545  310 Broadway IE      Vancouver !;  M$������HHi)3Mfl4M|l*<iH.;������gHH>^^  "We beg to say that we have found  the automatic telephone to be most  reliable in point of secrecy, clearness  of transmission and in such respects  a very great deal better than any  other system we have ever used.  There is really no comparison. This  is especially noticable in long distance  service. We find it is easier to understand a conversation at 100 or 200  miles than if it were 200 feet. We  know of no other telephone system  in practical use equal to it."  (Sgd.)     FA1RCHILD & BRUCE.  So with hundreds of others.  "And  where are yer \vor';in'?    'Ow  long 'ave yer been there?"  t  "1. ain't been there yet," uiorlcd Bill,  with a groan.    " I begin ler-morrer!"  Located.���������In Zanesviil:\ Ohio, they  tell of a young widow w >o, in consulting a tombstone-maker with reference  to a monument for th.> deceased, ended the discussion with:  "Now. Mr. Jones, all I want to say  is, 'To My Husband' in an appropriate  place."  "Very well, ma'am," said the stonecutter.  When the tombstone was put up the  widow discovered, to her amazement,  that upon it were inscribed these  words:  "To My Husband. In an Appropriate Place."���������Harper's.  * *   *  Teacher (after explaining the character of the Pharisee)���������"And now,  what do you mean by a 'hypacrite'?"  Pupil���������Please, Miss, a man wot says  he is wot he isn't, but he ain't!"  ��������� *   *  "Honesty, my son," said the millionaire, "is the best policy."  "Well, perhaps it is, dad," rejoined  the youthful philosopher; "but it  strikes me you have done pretty well,  nevertheless."  THE   PATIENT TO THE  DOCTORS.  (By Witter Bynner)  Name me no names for my disease,  With uninfonning breath;  I tell you I am none of these,  But homesick  unto  death,���������  Homesick for hills that 1 had known,  For brooks that I had crossed,  Before I met this flesh and bone  And followed and was lost.  t  Perhaps it broke my heart at last,  But name no name of ills;  Say only, "Here is where he passed  Seeking again those hills."  Post Ergo Propter.���������"I sent a poem  to that magazine,-and now I hear it  has failed.' '  "Too bad.    But maybe  they won't  sue you for damages."���������Atlanta Con-  ntitution.  ������   ���������    *  Official Encouragement. ��������� "Every  time the automobile breaks down 1  notice you examine your state license."  "I do that for encouragement. The  license says I'm competent to operate  the machine."���������Houston Chronicle.  *   *   *  A Generous Gift.���������"You may say  what you like against young ministers,  but I have nothing but praise for our  young pastor," the pompous Mr. Brown  remarked, as he passed out of the  church.    "Nothing but praise!"  "So I observed," dryly retorted the  deacon who had passed the plate.���������  Harper's.  A Silent Partner.���������"So you and  Meyer have set up a marriage agency?  What capital have you?"  "I put two hundred dollars in the  business and Meyer his six unmarried  daughters."���������Meggendorfer  Blaetter.  *   *    *  New Version.  Moving-picture shows remind us,  As they flash their scenes of crime,  That we'd hate to leave behind us  Imprints, on the films of time.  Denver Republican.  HELEN   BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  ol  Elecution, Physical Culture and  Dramatic  Art.   Plays Coached, Enter-  ainments Directed, Platform Recital*-  Studio: 992 Hornby Street  Telephone R3535.  W. A. Mullen  2440 WESTMINSTER AVE  ICE   CREAM   PARIJOR  The Pleasant Cafe  SALTER, EATON & CO*, 2642 MAIN ST.  THE LIGHTEST, MOST AIRY and MOST CHEERFUL  PLACE TO EAT ON THE HALL  Cwisine of the Pest  I Everything new and iip-tb-dateT    We are here~t������) servcf,  %    not to be served.       Give us a call^and you will call again  FRUITS, CONFECTIONERY,  CIGARS.     ALL KINDS  OF  SOFT   DRINKS  FARM FOR SALE.  25 acre Farm in the beautiful Okana-  gan Valley, half mile from town. Half  cleared Orchard and small fruits of  all kinds. Nicely plastered 7-rocmed  Bungalow, with basement and Veranda half-way around. Madern. City  water;   Barn, etc.  First class soil, $8000.    Terms.  Apply 2344  Carolina Street.  Would take Vancouver property in  payment or. the place.  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  PHONE 657"  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  Campers  Station now  a t  Ocean Pari  4 trains each way each day  lamping you can't afford to  PARK.     Call at 329 Pender Street  WEEK END RATES  If you are camping you can't afford to miss 0CEA1  - ,11            "    -  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE ROCK good Saturday morning  to Monday night. CHURCHES  Baptist  MT.FEASANT Baptist Church-,  ; .      Cot-10th Aye. and Quebec St.  -             S..|!<VERTOH7,b.A., rabior.  260 13th Avenue, East.        .���������-'.'  Preaching Services���������11 a. m.  and 1:H  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:;iu p. m  B. Y. P. U��������� Monday, 8 p.m.     Methodist  MT. PLEASANT CHRCH.���������.  Cornei  Temh a������e. and Ontario  Services���������Preaching at ll a. m an1 a  7:00 p.m.      Suuday School and Bibl  Class at 2:30 p. in.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall, B.A.B D.  Pastor.  Parsonage 128 Eleventh avenue. weM.  Tel'  ' p one 3624.'  Presbyterian  MT. PLEASANT Church-  Comer Ninth ave. .tml <|uebei* ������t.  '  Sunday Services���������Public woreiwp at  11 a. m aud 7:00p.m ; Sunday achoo  and Bible Class at 2:80 p   in.;    Mok  Day���������Christian Eudcavor at 8;6t)p. ui  ���������Wednesday���������Prayer Simiogai ������:0-  p. m.   Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. W. Woodsidr, M. A.,  Re*. 170 Ninth ave. W.      Tel. B:f������M8.   ft������U������ .  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cor.WeitoaandAHh.   One block <e*������i  of W������stniiu>ier Ave.  services���������Snuday 1 ��������� :00 a. m. and 7:3<  p. m    Sunday School 2:80.  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting $:*)0 .p. m.  Rev. J. H. CAMeRON, ti A.,  Bealdence < or. Quebec and \iU\. Past* I  AAflUcan  ST. MICHAELS���������  <;<iiuei 9th ave. and Prlu"e Edward >i.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 ������. n ���������  aud Eveutongat 7:30 p. iu. eacn Sun  day.   Holy Commuuiou on tlrsi au  third Sundays in each month aft*  Morning Prayer, aud on second and  fonrtu Sund"*** at 8:00 p. m.     Sunday School at 2:30 p.m. ,  .          Rev. G.. H. Wilson, iReotor.  I Rectory, Cor. Ave. Sth and Prince Kdward St;|  Telephone IA54S.  ENTKAL BAP'JISTOHURCH-  Corner Tenth Ave. and Laurel St.  &E8VICRS -Preaching at  11 a.m.  am  7:30 p.m   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m  Rev P Clifton Parkbb, M. A ,  Utb Ave, w Pastor.  Latter Day Saints  REORGANIZED Chnrch of Chriat-  837 Ninth avenne ea������t.  Services���������Every Sunday evening at fr  o'clock.   8nnday school at 7 o'clock  prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 p. m  ���������jr. 8. Rainby. Elder.  LODGES  |n������ea<������������ewt Or������er of Q<WfcHow ���������  MT. PLEASANT Lodge No. 1������ .  Meets every Tuesday at 8 p. ro  in I. O. O. F Ball Westminster ave.  Mt. Pleasant.     Sojourning brethrei  cordially invited to attend.  'A. Campbell, Noble Grand, Adela P. O  J. Douglas, Vice Grand, 20th & Westr  THOS   8EWELL, Rec. Sec. 4bl 7th ave. it  Loval Qra*������c MM)������e  M  T. PLEASANT L. O. L. No   1K4*  ftltwte the 1st and 3d Thursday <>���������  each month ���������' 8 p. m , i>  the K. of P tt dl  AU     visiting   Brethr*  cordially welcome.  John Covil^jE, W. K  30 13th ������ve. w .  ia       N. E. Loughebd, Sec>  72517th ave., W.  Independent Onler foresters  COURT VANCOUVER   No  JH28  Meets 2d and 4th Mmidnys >>f eac)  mouth at 8 p. m., in the OdrtiWlow f  Hall, Mt. Pleasant.     Visiting br������th  ern alwavs welcome-  t.    -   H. Haskins, Ohinf R������.nger  M. J.Orkhan, Kec. .Sec  >!S7 Prtni-tTss*tre������*t. <!ir  A. Pengelly, Financial Secretary.  IK" Eleventh avenue eat  Piano Tuning  Expert Rj>epair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  V  Leave your orders at the Western OaP  r  >  FLOUR  Trv our  I  Imperial Brand  The Best Bread Flour.  FEED  fifest quality of HAY, GRAIN,  CHOP and POTLTRY  SUPPLIES.  Pratt's Poultry Food  The wonderful egg producer..  A BOX. 25c and 50c.  S. W. KEITH  Broadway and Wc������tmiot>ier Road  ������ PHONE 1637 I  V JJ  THE  LAND   QUESTION.  A new-land bill, -which is now tinder discussion by the New  Zealand government, will niake it compulsory on large land-owners  to lease their estates to the government. The land will be subdivided and let in blocks to tenants, who will have the right to acquire, if they so choose, the freehold of the property from the owner.  Only owners of land valued at ������40,000 and oyer will be affected by  this enactment.  During recent years many of the older and more thickly settled countries have found it necessary to force the large land-owners to sub-divide their lands. It is absolutely essential to the life  and happiness of a nation that free access be allowed to the land.  It is equally imperative that individuals or companies who acquire  or control extensive tracts of land, be compelled to cultivate the  same and not allow it to remain wild. The re-adjustment of conditions in older countries is becoming a more intricate problem each  year, and is a striking example for younger communities to study  for their Wn guidance.  ���������The system of imposing the bulk of the taxes on the land has  "been found to work well, and will go a long way to prevent abuor*  mal condition's from arising.  British Columbia, "the last great West," is rapidly passing into  the hands <of "land sharks," who will simply fleece the bona tide  settler when he arrives.  ... The loeai government could, if they would, protect the national  wealth of this province from exploitation by these unscrupulous  parasites, who do.not develop, but on the contrary retard the progress of the country, by the imposition of a land tax which would be  sufficiently heavy to force the holder to cultivate and by a wise and  judicious system of assisting land settlers.  INCREASE OF JUVENILE CRIME.  . Crimes'committed by young persons between fourteen and twenty years of age have quadrupled between 182b' and 1880. according  to G. L. Duprat, author of a recent work on "Criminality in Youth"  (Paris, 1909). Pacts of this order are considered by experts among  the most alarming that investigation has brought to light, for the  young delinquent i.s the most dangerous of criminals. The increase  has apparently taken place in all civilized countries. Says a reviewer of Duprat's book in the 7" Revue Scientifique (Paris,  July 2):���������  "In Prussia, from 1882 to 1889, au average increase of 1,000  a year has been noted. In the same period, the number of young  criminals has doubled iu Holland, trebled in Spain, grown by 27 per  cent, in Austria, and by 25 per cent, in the United States. \ . .  The same is true of the increase of juvenile crime in relation to tiiat  of general criminality in most countries. In France there are four  youthful homicides to 100.000 persons of the same age, and only  2.2 adult hoinieides to 100,000 persons of that age   "Tlie causes of this increasing youthful crime are minutely  analyzed by Duprat���������degeneracy, alcoholism, disease, neglect by  parents, defective school education, unhealthy suggestion, the press,  the theater, bad habits, gambling, debauchery, etc. Summing tip,  he concludes that the increase may be chiefly attributed to social  dissolution.  "In the third part of his book, Mr. Duprat treats the question  of repression and of moral cure. He studies the prisons of Prance  and other countries, shows the necessity of a complete reorganization of our houses of correction, indicate* preventive measures, aud  gives useful.directions to those who are interested in schools tor the  abnormal. Finally, he notes the necessity of acting on public opinion, ij order that unhealthy publications may be suppressed, the  hygiene of dwellings improved, and strife waged against alcoholism, prostitution, and pauperism."���������The Literary Digest.  ONTARIO TO ABOLISH OLD SYSTEM PRISON LABOR,  The Ontario government has recently abolished the system of  prison labor contracts in that province. In future the majority of  the prisoners in the penal institutions of Ontario will be 'employed  upon farms and the making of roads in the newly opened districts.  There will, however, be a percentage of the prisoners whose health  or other circumstances will prevent them from joining in this open  air work. These men will manufacture hospital supplies���������beds,  blankets, and so forth, which will be offered to the hospitals receiving financial aid from the Provincial Government, and provided the  prices and quality of the goods are found to compare favorably with  those of similar articles offered in the open market, the hospitals  will be expected to purchase the prison-made products.  TAX EXEMPTION.  This year the assessed value of Vancouver's property was $76.-  927.720.00.  Church  property exempt from taxation in the City of Montreal last year was $00,000,000, or nearly equal to Vancouver's total-  assessment.  For years a certain element has been seeking to have church  property in Vancouver exempted; they wish to insert the thin edge  of^ the -wedge. -������������������- If allowed to-do so. in ten years we would iace_ a  situation as alarming as that of Montreal, Quebec and other Eastern  cities. ��������� '  PREVENTION OP INFANT MpRTALITY.  The rector of Havvkchnrch, Devonshire, England (the Kev. II.  Marks), and Mrs. Marks, are anxious to put a stop to the increasing  infant mortality in the parish, and in a circular which they have  sent to the parishioners they say that they are very desirous of  encouraging mothers to fulfil the natural duty of nursing their  babies, and will give the following rewards to those who do so:���������  To a mother feeding her baby at the breast for nine months. -CI ;  for six months, 15s.; and for a portion of six months. 7s. 6d. St?it-  istics show, they say, that out of 100 bottle-fed children 50 die  during their first year, and out of 100 breast-fed children only  seven die. Mrs. Marks promises to supply nursing mothers with  books giving instructions about the feeding of infant children, and  the rector will provide out of the.sick and needy fund milk to poor  mothers while nursing their babies.  The awful mortality among infants in the civilized world is  increasing with alarming rapidity, owing largely to neglect and  to poor milk. Any movement which will lessen this merits most  hearty support.  FINAL ROUND-UP OF BUFFALO.  Advices received by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway from the  superintendent of the Canadian National Buffalo Park at Wain-  wright. give the informtaion that there are now 752 buffalo, including calves born this year, in the enclosure. There are about 100  buffalo left on the Pablo ranch in Montana, and the final round-up  of these animals is now going on. and the delivery of this number  will be made about October. When these remaining buffalo arc  added to Buffalo Park, it will make the largest herd in the world,  and. in fact, the only herd of any consequence in existence. This  park is one of the interesting features of Wainwright, on the Grand  Trunk Pacific Railway.  60 YEARS*  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Dcsions  Copyrights ue.  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Iu up-to-date  s|<orl affairs and illustrations It is  strikingly stronger than the August  issue, which created such a favorable  impression as a Canadian athletic and  outdoor periodical, covering all branches of s������port in Canada, with a liberal  number of sport happenings over thn  world generally. We predict a full  measure of success for The Athletk:  World, iu its able efforts to espouse  the cause of good sport in this Dominion.  Sunday Meetings  Empress Theatre  ���������������������������BBBaBBBMMav^^MBiWBM'PiWBsil^'**^*^*!1'^^^^      ������������������������������������ "������i^^*s*SWBSSBSBSSBBSSMSSSSSBBBSMBMB*  Sunday, Let. 2nd  C.   M.   03RIEN.   M.   P.   P.  Subjects  "ANALYSIS OF C iPJTALES' PROJUSTIQN "  MUSIS  Mrs. Fraser  Ladies' Dressmaking Parlors.  $trictly High Grade Workmanship  2456 MAIN ST.  yes-  The World on Wheel*.  "Well, I  mortgaged  my home  terday."  "What make of auto are you goin^  to> get?"���������Houston Post.  PHONC 69S4  /  P.O. eOX  IS,   HILLCREST  WEBB & YOUNG  ��������� PLUMBINP, GASF1TT1NG and HOT WATER  HEATING.     Stoves Connected and General  Repairs,  Etc.  Estimates CI?en COR. 21st and WESTMINSTER AYE  T  MOTOR  MAIL  CARTS.  Twelve months' experience of letter collecting hy motor ear  has led the Victorian (Australia) postal authorities to ask the central administration for two more cars for this work. It ha* been  found that one large motor car does the work of five carts, and also  saves one hour and three-quarters in effecting the clearances. Saving in time and money has been so marked that already pristul officials talk of the disappearance of the horse from city and suburban  services, and the collection of ali mails by motor wagons. A ear  is now being obtained for the electrical engineer's branch for the  inspection of works in the city.  i  I-  TO OUR READERS!   ���������  By special arrangement we offer you a great  opportunity to read  " Chantecler "  * ~  EDMOND ROSTAND'S wonderful "Chantecler "is the dramatic sensation  of the world. In it Rostand proves himself to be one of the greatest dramatists of all times. " Chantecler" is not only the greatest play of the century,���������it is the one great play of the  last hundred years. It is an exquisite story, palpitating with human  sympathy and interest. It warms  the blood���������stirs the emotions������������������  arouses every commendable sentiment. *��������� Chantecler " sparkles with  wit-���������counsels with wise philosophy ��������� entertains with fascinating  idiom���������while the tones of the hour  beil of today, and today's problems,  are heard through the medium of  *��������� Chantecler's" deliciously up-to-  date slang. 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'J  The Western Call, 1 year - $ 1.00  Hampton's Magazine    -   - 1.50  Mail on Hampton's  -    -   - .50  Regular Price $3.00  Both for $2.00  Fill out Coupon and mail at once.  CLIP THIS COUPON NOW.  Pub. Western Call, Vancouver, B. C.  Enclosed $2.00 [for which send the Western Call  for one year and Hampton's Magazine for one year,  in accordance with your special offer.  NAME   STREET ' -WSe^mwvu-JiV-'^v  THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLOMBIA.  W ,  ft.  I  WM'  %  p  I  m  W  .11  P  Corner of  18th and  Westmin=  ster Ave.  DRY GOODS  Corner of  18th and  Westmin=  ster Ave.  Ladies' Flannelette Night Gowns, white,  blue, pink and striped,    from  75c to $2.00  Girls' Night Gowns 6,   8,   10,   12, 14,  16, good flannelette,   75c.   90c,   $100  Long black Tights for children  pr   50c,   60c,   75c  A new lot of Ladies' Neckwear and  Belts just in from the East. All the  latest styles.  Children's  Fleece lined Slippers*   65c,  75c  See the SPECIAL line  ot   Belts    at   35c  Flannelette Waist, fancy stripe and dot  at 75,   $1.00,   1.25   and   1.50  Cashmere Waists, red, blue, brown at $2.25  White Lustre with fey pleated frilling $2.25  Delaine Waists, cream with red, blue  and blk dot      2.25  Women's Golf Coats in  all colors and styles  from -   -   -   $2.50 up  Misses' Golf Coats in all  colors and styles from   $1.00 up  Children's Golf Coats in  all colors and styles  from - ��������� -  -   -   75 up  A beautiful line of Baby's  Coats. See them. The  prices are right.  1 am receiving daily the  most up-to-date merchandise  that money can buy for the  mother or the miss---the  man qr the boy.  SPECIAL IN DRESS GOODS  Diagonal   Serges   in   all  colors for  50c, 65c and 75c yard  The kind you pay $1.00 yd. elsewhere  Men's Underwear elastic  rib. all wool, medium  weight. Per suit $1.25  to   -   -   -   -   -   $2.50  Children's Underwear of  all descriptions from  25c to   -   90c per suit  Men's All Wool Sox in  in all colors 3 pr. $1.00  Boys' Stockings, a large  range in wool and cotton.-  Women's Stockings, pure  Lamma    -    -    -   50c  A very large line of FANCY AND PLAIN FLANNELETTE5  I MAKE A SPECIALTY OF CHILDREN'S APPAREL.  You will find everything here for the little ones, in fact the most  complete line in this section.  A FULL LINE OF D. & A. CORSETS.  A big range of W. Q. & R. Shirts in all sizes.  Mr.   Conrad   White   has    returned  from a short engagement at Tacoma.  Dr. and Mrs. Gunn of eKnora are  spending a few weeks at Glencoe  Lodge.  Mrs. G. W. Davidson, 3 Seventh avenue east, has returned from a couple  of weeks' visit in Revelstoke.  FALSE CREEK IMPROVEMENT  Mr. Geo. Cowan, the music dealer,  has leased the old Rackett store on  Westminster avenue, and will open the  first music store for Mount Pleasant.  The Rockefellers are to hold a  family reunion, and it seems about  time for every one else to duck for  cover.���������Philadelphia Inquirer.  Miss Lawson has been engaged to  play at the opening concert of the  Woman's Musical Club of Victoria on  October 6th.  Local and  '   Otherwise  . Mr. J. F. Luno has returned from  a business trip to the north.  Mrs. George Ludford of St. Paul is  the guest of her sister, Mrs. P. L. Potter, 949 Broadway east.  Mr. W. E. Snider and family have  moved to the First Advent manse, 125  Seventh avenue east.  Business is certainly looking up on  the Hill.  If you cannot get satisfied in the  district you live in get out of it.  Mrs. Dan McLeod will not receive  to-day, but will be at home on the  fourth Fridayof each month during  the winter at her new home, 590 Sixth  avenue east.  The members of Alexandra Hive  No. 7 entertained their friends at a  social Wednesday in the new K. P.  Hall, Eighth avenue. k  Look   out  for  LowenthaPs    big   Grocery  advertisement.  The friends of Br. and Mrs. D. A.  Birmingham 549 Eleventh avenue east  will be pleased to hear that "D'Arcy"  has assumed the full responsibilities  of a "Daddy." The little girl and  mother are doing well.  trict by .trading at home.  Owing to alterations in their old  store The "Don" grocery store has  temporarily removed to 2638 Westminster avenue, where his old customers  may find him doing business in the  same old courteous and obliging way  and they will satisfy any new ones  who may see fit to test his fine, fresh  stocks.  Just take a look among our advertisers. They can put up the newest and  best and give the greatest of choice.  The goods are the best that experience and money can buy. Your needs  can be fully supplied on the Hill and  South Vancouver.   Boost your own dis-  H. James and wife have returned  from a trip east, they visited Newmarket and Uxbridge in Ontario and  Edmonton, Alta, Hartney and a number of places in Manitoba. Mr. James  reports crops average around ten  bushels to the acre, while in other  places 25 to 30 bushels. As he is one  of the successful old timers he is in a  position to know conditions and he  says this year will not see a crop failure. It is a pleasure to hear Mr.  James speak of our great west and  the possibilities for good straight men  and women.  Miss Orpha Hamilton of 2.r)50 York  street left on Monday to visit with her  sister, Mrs. Fred. Dona van of Lang-  ham, Sask.  Mr. B. R. Hamilton, 2550'~York  street, left Monday for Tantallion,  Ont., on a visit to his son, C. Hamilton. He will also visit Nepawa, his  old home.  Miss Annie Campbell, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Campbell, and  her brother, Mr. Clinton Campbell,  have left town to attend the Summerland Baptist College.  On Tuesday evening, the Rev. J. W.  Woodside, M.A., of Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian Church, united in matrimony Mr. Duncan McDiarmid and  Miss Margaret Harvey, at the Presbyterian manse.  There will be a meeting of men and  young men in the Mount Pleasant  Methodist church this Thursday evening, for the purpose of discussing the  advisability of organizing a young  men's club. i  Mr. Wm. Lawrence and bride, who  have been the guests for the past few  days of Dr. and Mrs. Robt. Lawrence,  2228 Westminster avenue, left for  their future home, Cumberland, B. C.  Mr. Lawrence is manager of the S.  Leiser store, at Cumberland.  The Kitchen Piano  A SOUTH BEND MALLEABLE RANGE  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 i ^combination,  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 cracking, nowarping.no  polishing, and no open seams.  Burns wood, cobs, hard or soft  coal.  A Perfect Baker,  Ideal Draft, Plenty of  Hot Water  V������=  A  Period  Rang������  Means Time for  Reading and Recreation, Time to give  to your Children.  Don't you think you have put up with that old  000k stove or poor steel range long enough?  Go to-day and see a perfect range.  You will find one at the store of  In the vestry of Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian church on Wednesday  evening, the pastor, Rev. J. W. Wood-  side, united in matrimony Miss Win-  nifrida M.- Douglas and Mr. Hector  Morrison, both of this city. Mr. and  Mrs. Morrison will reside at 216 Twenty-fourth avenue east.  Contrary to the fond expectation of the City Council and al  large portion of the electors, the Provincial Government has refused]  to approve of the plans of the Great Northern improvements of]  False Creek. .    ' ]  A careful perusal of the reasons given will convince any reason-]  able person that the Government could not have taken any otheri  course.  Briefly the position was this: The Government in 1904 Crowni  granted to the City all its interests in the bed of False Creek, uponi  the condition that the City did not alienate the property or use it  for other than the public interests. In view of this the Executive,!  after securing advice from four of Canada's leading K. C.'s, decided'  that it was not within its power to grant the request of the City toi  deed to the Great Northern Railway 130 acres of the land so granted.]  Undoubtedly the Government was perfectly right, in this contention.'  We have'always v'ontended that this valuable heritage should!  always remain under the control of the City. We have previously'  urged that the City should outline a scheme of development, which!  could easily be financed on its own security, independent of thei  City's general debt.  Alderman Hepburn, in commenting on the action of the Gov-'!  eminent, bitterly criticised the attorney general, stating that the  questions submitted did not bear upon the question at all.   As al  matter of fact the mayor and Alderman Hepburn went to Victoria  and asked only for. approval of certain plans and refrained to ask  for right to alienate, claiming that if they got the former, it wouldj  be easier to secure the latter.   It was mere childishness to presume!  that the Government would be unable to see through the matter ov\  that they were unaware of the intentions of the City.    It would!  have been much better to have requested tha Government to acquisc^j  in the whole scheme, rather than try to get some subtle advantage.]  This method certainly did not tend to strengthen the case for the!  City.  The,following questions were submitted to eminent counsel foi  opinion by the attorney general, who thus was enabled to submit  independent advice to the Provincial Executive:  1. Is the plan or scheme of reclamation set out in the agree-!  ment of May 16, 19.10, between the City and the railway company!  such a plan as is contemplated by the False Creek Foreshore Act  of 1904 and amendments?  2. Has the city of Vancouver poAver under its grant from the  crown to convey the said lands or any portion thereof to the railway  company or as the law now stands, must the fee always remain iri  the corporation of the City of Vancouver? ' ]  3. Has the crown the power to rectify the grant without spe]  cial legislation? '  4. The land being now vested in the City of Vancouver can thj  1 city reeonvey it to the Crown in order that the Crown may issue  new grant with new or different conditions and provisions?  5. Does section 7 of the Act cover the case presented by thj  agreement, betwen the City and the railway company? '  6. Has th lieutenant governor in council power to approve <  the plan of reclamation as submitted?  7. Is the by-law proposed to be submitted to the electors ol  Vancouver such a by-law as is contemplated by the Act?  BOY  SCOUTS  TO   ENTERTAIN.  SOUTH VANCOUVER^ Sept. 29 ���������  The Boy Scouts of Central Park gave  a fine entertainment in the Agricultural hall. Proceeds will go towards  paying for the line new uniforms that  arrived this week.  Mrs. G. W. Davidson of Seventh avenue east, who has been enjoying a  visit at Revelstoke, has returned.  Prof. T. Bonne Millar has resigned  his position as organist and choir leader of Mount Pleasant Methodist  church, and accepted an offer from  the First Baptist church of this city,  to be their organist and musical director. Mr. Millar wiil continue to reside in Mount Pleasant, at 2618 Ontario street. The members of the congregation and others, who have always  listened with pleasure to Mr. Millar's  playing, will regret to hear he is trans,  ferring.  At the Presbyterian church on Tue  day last, Rev. Woodside united 1  marriage Mr. Duncan McDlarmld an  Miss Margaret Harvey. The cbntrac  ing parties have left for their ho  at Ottawa, where Mr. McDiarmid  engaged in business.  RALLY DAY ,  Mt.  Pleasant   Baptist  Sunday  Sent  Sunday  Next,  October  2nd  2 O'clock Sharp  Address by  REV. I. W. WILLIAMSON  Provincial Secretary  A Splendid Time Assured  Parents Specially Inviti  W-   R.   OWEN  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE.  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