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 V������1  **������**  N8set������'  totf  o*  'are YOU on our;lisT?  NO! WHY?  SUBSCRIPTION $1 A YEAR  IN ADVANCE  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant, South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SEPT. 23   1910.  No. 20  KAISER WILLIAM   1 LABOR UNIONS AND PICKETING 1 TELEPHONE C01TY  [interested in a Young German Count.���������Young Nobleman Makes   Success   of Business  (Standard of Empire.)  ��������� The latest stocy of the German Emperor has a Greater British  iside to it, aud reveals William II in the light of the paternal friend  'of three young German noblemen who started life without adequate  means of keeping up the appearancces essential to their rank in Germany. Ten years ago the Kaiser delivered to a private gathering  at Neugatten.leben Castle, Count Alvenslebeu's family seat, a speech  which is now published' for the rst time. After unveiling a memorial  to the late countess, his Majesty called to him the three sons and  gave tliem an address containing the following:���������  ''My dear boys:    I should like, as the friend of your family,  io give you a straight talk in memory of your mother, whom I respected so highly.   Your late mother, I may say, was an angel.   You  are the descendants of an  ancient  and  noble family from which  many celebrated statesmen, brave generals, and other distinguished  men have come, hut I know all the members of your family have a  careless vein in them.    Remember, your father experienced misfortunes, so that your financial circumstances are not such that you can  take life easily.   You must make your own way in the world, and  :he motto 'Noblesse oblige' must be your guide.   Give your fellow-  loblement a proof that it is also possible to be noblemen in poverty.  ;". need such men; my son, when Im succeeds me, will need them still  nore.   Do not live beyond your means.   Give me your hand on it."  The three young couuts thus admonished emigrated to Canada,  where they have become highly successful business men.   They are  ^he proprietors of the firm of Alvon von Alvensleben, Ltd., established in Vancouver and Victoria.   The Emperor takes a special in-  'erest in the firm and rejoices in the success that his proteges have  " ieved in business.  1 He would, doubtless, have been even better pleased if the young  hen"could have achieved similar success in a German colony, rather  ban a British Dominion,.but there are no countries under the Ger-  nan flag which offer the same opportunities to the enterprising as  [lay be found in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand."  It is also reported that "recently the German Emperor in a  -peech spoke feelingly and with evident pride of his enterprising  [bung subjects, pointing to them as striking examples which young  ierman noblemen could contemplate with profit.  (When evidence concerning $1,000,000 frauds on the Illinois  Jentral is thrown into the Chicago River and fished out by a house-  >oat preacher to confront the thieves, they must think that the ways  f Providence are mysterious.���������New York World.  PURE JUL*.  Every citizen of Vancouver should interest himself in securing  . adequate supply of pure milk for our city.   This journal has re-  Isatedly pointed out that the class of milk being used in Vancouver  n this we are uo worse than other cities) is very inferior. It is  txpure and often adulterated.  If some fiend in human form were to kill an innocent and help-  fis infant, the whole city would be horrified and enraged at the  Krpetrator of the crime. But each month a number of these same  ilpless little creatures are sacrificed to impure milk- Why? Be-  tuse the Provincial Government refuses to act, claiming that it is  e business of the Dominion Government. And while these two  ane, party-prejudiced administrations are scpiabbling about the  >stract side of the question, the death roll increases. When is it  )ing to stop? When will the public learn to protest against this  ���������olonged inaction. This question has been urged before the Pro-  ncial Government many times, but there is nothing being done,  is imperative that some action should be taken at once, and it  ight be a'dvisable for -individual eitizensto .support the repeated  quests of the civic officials for action on the part of the Govern-  tent, by personal letters to their local representatives.  ���������We.want the power in Vancouver to inspect all milk coming  to the city and to deal with the whole question, and further, we  ant the Provincial Government to inspect and regulate the  \iries operating throughout the Province. The following is a clip-  hg from an English paper, showing that this question is a live  ;e in other parts of the world as well as here:  ADVANCES TO LAND SETTLERS.  i "The Agricultural Bank, of Western Australia, which makes  ��������� ,vances from Government funds to settlers on easy terms, reports  tot applications covering an amount of $1,882,125 have been ap-  joved during the year for the purchase of stock and implements,  r effecting improvements, and for discharging old liabilities."  In last week's issue of the Call we suggested that the Govcrn-  ^nt of Iii. C. could not do better than to formulate a scheme  liereby advances could be made to bona fide settlers to enable them  \ get a reasonable start as farmers.  )  If Western Australia can afford to advance a sum almost equal  two millions of dollars, surely British Columbia could manage  advance a few hundred thousands, which would be a decided  jom to settlers.  There is room here for a statesman to do some practical work,  pick would be of lasting benefit to his country.  .   A member of the famous   African   expedition   declares that  Klonel Roosevelt did not "slay wantonly" during his jungle trip.  ssibly this will comfort the reactionaries, who are worrying about  present gunning expedition.���������New Orleans Times-Democrat.  LAND SURVEYS.  1r One of the most imperative needs of British Columbia is to  ve the unoccupied lands surveyed and properly described, so that  [tiers will be enabled to select with some reasonable assurance of  rmanency. It is true that the Government has numerous land sur-  rors working in different parts of the. Province, but their work  'not systematically tabulated so as to be easilv available to the  blie. . ���������  There is no place in Vancouver, for instance, where a person  !get information regarding public lands. Such a situation is  urd. To get the information one is forced to go to Victoria.  icouver has one-third of the total population of the Province, yet  lot. in the Government's eyes, of sufficient importance to have a  i office. Not only should we have a land office here, but also a  eau of information carrying all the Government literature. This  lid be of distinct advantage to strangers.  ��������� The recent decision of Justice Goff of the Supreme Court of New  York State, is of far-reaching significance. Justice Gofl has issued  a permanent injunction restraining peaceful picketing. He characterizes picketing as a "common-law, civil conspiracy," and he claims  that "what employers may not do, the workmen may not do. If a  combination of one to refuse'employment, except on condition of  not joining a union, be against public policy, a combination of the  others to cause a refusal of employment, except on condition of joining a union, is alike against public policy." This injunction is the  results of action taken in connection-with the now famous strike, of  the International Garment Workers' Union of New York. The  proposition of the strikers was, "that the manufacturers should  agree, in employing help in their various mechanical departments,  that as between union men.and non-union men, of equal ability to  do the job, the manufacturers would employ union men as long as  union men are obtainable, and the strikers themselves suggested  that the employers.might reserve the right to discharge for incompetency or misbehavior. The strikers asked merely that the employers take some binding pledge 'not to'discharge any one for his or  her affiliations Avith the union.' '*  Surely no fair-minded man will say that this proposition is unfair or in "restraint of trade" or "inimical to public interests" or  "against public policy." Nor will the average impartial'observer  claim that picketing, if peacefully carried outj comes under any of  these headings.  Unions are a natural consequence of the remarkable growth of  the past century. The introduction of machinery into every branch  of the manufacturing trades, has resulted in large numbers of men  being employed in similar capacities and as a natural sequence these  men will have mutual interests, common grievances and corresponding difficulties. Again, the same rapid expansion of manufacturing  industries has lent itself to the amalgamation of interests, where a  single executive officer-"will control the actions and destines of  hundreds or thousands ,of meifT It is impossible for any individual, -however willing ,he may be, to keep in touch with each  employee and know his merits or his grievance. And in view of  the fact that the interest of one is likely to be the interest of all, it  is preferable to deal with the general conditions through a chosen  committee than to deal with each case. So it will readily be recog-  .nised that, a " union "vis;thje best possible m^;}J5im through which an  employer may deal with his employees. -/..,.   ,-.,i  It is arrant nonsense to talk of abolishing the union.. It is as  unreasonable as to .expect to have good government where each individual would follow his owu desires.  '   -  There is only one possible explanation for the sometimes expressed desire on the part of employers tp abolish "unions," and  that is, that it is based upon a desire to reduce all workers to the  position of subservient dependents, instead of intelligent, independent citizens. Some even openly contend for a state of society  where a certain class shall control and all others eternally serve.  Happily this sentiment is dying out aud the spirit of democracy is  taking its place.  It is true that the union will sometimes err. Have we ever seen  or heard of an organization of men which did not make mistakes  at times. But what we contend is that existing conditions make  "unions" not only natural but highly desirable.  It might further be stated, that having admitted that a union  is desirable, it is only reasonable to assume that there will arise disputes between the employer and his employees, the union, and where  you allow the employer to replace his strikers if he can do so, it is  certainly fair and reasonable that the striker should have the right  to dissuade others from taking his place, providing that only reasonable persuasion is used, especially is this permissible where those  who are.taking theplaceof.the strikers are brought from a distance,  not knowing the conditions into which hei is being''"introduced:"  Picketing is simply a system whereby the strikers are enabled to  advise other workmen of the conditions and thus win their support.  As a matter of fact, we must confess that, while occasionally  union menhave been guilty of questionable practices, they are usually driven to it by the presence of troops of soldiers or other means  of force,   so often resorted to by employers.  No self-respecting man likes coercion, and yet this is the first  ery of the employer, a request for troops, anticipating damage to  his property^ It is really simply "daring" or "challenging" the  striker, and invariably results in violence.  A general recognition of the "union" and its proper control  would go a long way towards industrial peace. This lias been proven  by experience in the past, and it is vain to suppress such movements,  for their suppression will result in their greater activity, only perhaps under aggravated circumstances.  Meets  SIXTEENTH AVENUE TRAM.  "Recommended to Council that the B. C. Electric Railway Co.  be requested to construct a double track line on Sixteenth avenue  from Oak street to Main street; and providing the company agree to  construct said lines that the Council guarantee not to pave the street  or ask for permanent tracks for a period of five years."  The latter part of the foregoing resolution called forth a bitter  protest from Aid. Stevens at the special Council meeting last Monday. He thought such a proposal wTas preposterous, and roundly  condemned the principle of binding future councils from making  improvements. In his opinion1 the time for the B. C. Electric to  object to paving was when it was proposed and not seek to prevent  legitimate improvements. It was nothing less than a hold-up, and  moved that the last clause be struck out. Aid. MePherson seconded  it. claiming that the proposal was contrary to the agreement the  B. C. Electric had with the City.  Aid. Whitesides strongly objected to binding the City in any  such way. Aid. Hepburn supported the reoemmendation, claiming  that the Company would not do it if we did not agree.  The mayor also favored the B. C. Electric, stating that Mr.  Glover had told him that the only chance of getting the London  office to agree was to guarantee that no permanent work would be  done for five years. He stated that the desire of the committee was  to protect the citizens and not to help the B. C. Electric. He suggested that it be allowed to pass.  Aid. Ramsay, as usual, wanted more time to consider the question and get solicitor's opinion. Aid. MePherson raised an objection  that it was out of order as the meeting was a special one, and the  matter went over for the next meeting.  with  Opposition.���������Company's    Solicitor    Pro-  ��������� "Big Stick".���������Some History Related  duces  At the special meeting of the Council called to consider Alderman Stevens' suggestion '���������that the B. C. Telephone Company be  asked to construct conduits in section of City bounded by Granville, Hastings, Beatty and Pacific strets/' the Company did not  meet with quite as much support as it would have liked.  When the question was opened for discussion, Aid. Hepburn,  the first speaker, stated that the cCompany was only seeking to  comply with the wishes of the City by removing the poles off.the  streets and placing them in the lanes. He thought the permission  should be given and no opposition made. The City was anxious to  get the poles off the streets and now some of the aldermen were objecting.   He. thought the request reasonable and should be granted.  Mr. W. A. McDonald^'ex-city solicitor, now the solicitor for  the company, appeared for]the company and stated that what Aid.  Hepburn had said represented the position of the company very  nicely. He would point out7|o the Council that there was, an agreement with the City defining>;where conduits should go, and this section was not included. The B. C. Telephone Co. was willing to live  up to the agreement, but if the City insisted on the company installing conduits, then the poles would simply remain where they  were, namely, on the streets.  Aid. Stevens, who was\ responsible for the whole question being  brought up, then spoke in suport' of his motion. He pointed out  that the recommendation of the Board of Works authorized the company to place new poles throughout that district bounded by Hastings and Pacific streets and Granville and Beatty street. He was  opposed to this permission being granted for various reasons. The  City was spending $1,000,000 on Cambie street bridge, and $500,000  on an overhead bridge from Georgia to Harris, or thereabouts. Large  blocks were rapidly being built in this section and it was becoming  a very congested centre, and in his opinion it was an opportune time  to install a conduit system.  The company claimed that they had au agreement, and there-  fore the City should not ask for this. In reply to this, the Alderman  from Ward Five pointed out that the company was making the  change in any case, so it was no hardship to ask them to put in. a  modern system. Then, he further stated, that recently the City  had been obliged, to pay $1,500 to remove two poles off Granville  street, and on the advice of Mr.'McDonald, then eity solicitor, but  noy appearing for the company, theireason the .City was forced to  pay was because t^^^  location. Now they proposed to authorize the installation'of a  thousand poles, not one of which could be moved six inches without  the City being forced to pay the bill. Under no consideration would  he agree to any proposal which authorized poles to be placed in  that section.  Aid. McTaggart supported the proposal for conduits, but suggested that the agreement be amended to meet this.  Some History.  Aid. MePherson then took part in the discussion by relating  some, interesting history. He stated that many years ago when  the B. C. Telephone was composed- of a number of separate companies operating in different parts of the Province, they desired to  consolidate their franchises, which was accomplished in a very  adroit manner, demonstrating them to be past-masters in the art of  of diplomacy. They waited until an election wras over, and then  engaged an ex-member, of high standing, to pilot their special bill  through the house, which he accomplished with such success as to  give the B. C. Telephone Co. a charter containing seme of the most  sweeping powers any company ever had. The company still had the  same acute faculty of diplomacy in that they had chosen Mr.  McDonald, the ex-city solicitor, to act for them in the present case.  Aid. MePherson pointed out that the present agreement with  the company ...would ,..enjtV.j.u.. another _ycar,_and_h  suggest that if the telephone company would not come to time, that  the matter be allowed to remain for a year, pending the expiry of  the agreemeut.  Mayor Supports Conduits.  Mayor Taylor, leaving the chair, said: "I agree with Aid.  Stevens in this telephone question, even if I do not in the other ease.  I believe that this section should be served with conduits. I am in  favor of the conduits now, if possible, but if the company do not  agree now. then. I say, let it stand over for a year as suggested by  Aid.  MePherson."  Aid. Ramsay also agreed with the. suggestion for conduits.  It was referred back again to the Board of Works for further  discussion with the company.  THE GREATNESS OF THE MAN.  Early one Sunday morniirg at Battleford an eight-year-old  French Canadian hoy climbed the steps of the Premier's saloon car  as it lay in the station siding, and knocked at the door. His knock  brought an attendant to the door. "What is it, my little man?*' he  asked. "Please, sir," the lad replied, producing a miniature kodak,  "will Mr. Laurier come outside and have his picture took?" The  Premier was absent, The attendant took the boy in, regaled him  with chocolates, and ascertained that his name was Pierre, and that  he had got a camera for a birthday present, and wanted to take his  first picture. Half an hour later the happy boy carefully poised the  kodak, and snapped the tall, smiling gentleman, who stood patiently  on the track for several minutes while the juvenile photographer  "got it right." Little Pierre secured first hand what scores of correspondents and local photographers have been struggling for  weeks to obtain.  ANGLO-SAXON COURAGE.  One of the most remarkable expeditions that have ever set out  from England will leave in November next to attempt to carry the  Union Jack by motor ear all the way from Capetown to Cairo, a distance of more than 6,000 miles. The journey is expected to last  four months. That they may be four months of almost irftredible  hardships and dangers is acknowledged by the members of the party.  Hundreds of miles of unexplored country will have to be crossed,  and the party will be exposed night and day to attacks from hostile  natives. The party, if the bearer-boys exchanged from time to time  he excepted, will travel alone. The members of the party will be  only four in number, and each will carry his life in his hands. The  two principal members of the party will be Mr. B. J. F. Bentley and  Captain R. N. Kelsey.  I  krl  t-^ - ���������<     ���������?.=.;:- - THE WESTERN  CALL. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA  .1  18  I  1  I  i|  ':%  w**^mymvjt%m*,0Vmvvr^^'jr>f������<**rr.t*, ..*���������"��������� r*v--a.v  Items of Wisdom  There are people who go about the J  world looking out for slights, and they  are necessarily miserable, for they  find them at every tuvn, especially the  imaginary ones. One has the same  pity for such men as tor the very poor.  They are morally illiterate. They  have had no real education, for they  have never learned how to live.���������  Henry Drummond.  "Gentleness" and "Cheerfulness,"  these come before all morality; they  are the perfect duties. ... If your  morals make you dreary, depend upon  it they are wrong. 1 do not say, "Give  them up," for they may be all you  have; but conceal them like a vice,  lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people.���������Robert Louis  Stevenson.  Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds  rise above them.���������Washington Irving.  The general of a large army may be  defeated, but you cannot defeat the  determined mind of a peasant.���������Confucius,  *T *    *     *  Of all the numerous ills that hurt  our peace,  That press  the  soul,  or wrong  mind with anguish,  Beyond   comparison   the   worst   are  those  That to our folly or our guilt we owe.  ���������Robt. Burns.  He is not worthy of the honeycomb  that shuns the hive because the bees  have stings.���������Shakespeare.  * ...    ,.  Whatever people may think of you,  do that which you believe to be right.  Be alike indifferent to censure or  praise.���������-Pythagoras.  Nature  when  she  adds  difficulties,  adds brains.���������Emerson.  Hereditary bondsmen, know ye not  who would be free themselves must  strike the blow?���������Byron.  Be noble: and the nobleness that lies  In other men, sleeping, but never dead,  Will  rise  in  majesty  to  meet  thine  own.  ���������John Greenleaf Whittier.  When pride cometh, then cometh  shame; but with the lowly is wisdom.  The integrity of the upright shall  guide them; but the perverseness of  transgressors shall destroy them.���������  Proverbs.  I 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 Kalsomining  r^lT^TNK& SON  ^965-Sth AVE., WEST FAIRVIEW  k Interior Deccratirg, Sign Painting and Hardwccd Polishing  4 HOUSES  FOR SALE  PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  Phone 3973 - ^        - 1941 Westminster Avenue.  IJew Laid Eggs -       -      -     ;���������       -      .     4oc doz.  Orange Creamery Butter      -      - -   -       3 lbs. for $1 00  Prairie Rose Creamery Butter '...-. 3 lbs. tor $1 00  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter       .-      -      - 30c lb.       *  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs   '   -      -      28c lb.  Fresh Buttermilk at all times. ^  Leave us your name and address and we will call on you twice-  week.  ������������"������������������������ *���������"  C. 13. 'C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.C.  the  The thing that goes to the farthest  Toward  making life worth while;  That costs the least and does the most,  Is just a friendly smile.  There is no room for sadness  When we seS"a cheery smile  It always has the same good look,���������  It's never out of style.  *      *      * ���������-!���������������������������     ���������  WAJsTT A. HOME,  EH!  HOUSE��������� 7 rooms, modern, furnace, cement floor in basement, 2 toilets, stationary washtubs, etc., $3600���������$500  cash, balance arrange.  BUNGALOW- 5  rooms,   basement,   etc., on 10thave.���������  $2625;   close in. .  CITY BROKERAGE CO.  Branch-164 Broadway E.    jfc E. PIERROT   ilgr.  Phone 4607        -        - McGowen & Salter  THE   DON  2747 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Near 12th  Richmend Dairy Ice Cream, Butter and Pure Cream  fresh daily. Try our Ice cream Sodas and Sundaes.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery, just like  mother used to make.    You will note we keep only  the best.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B. C.  C.B.C  C.B.C.  Better not be  at all  Than not be noble.  ���������Tennyson.  r%TV9V%WVW^^^m*mm.WVWWWWWVmwWWVWWW*WW%wVWmr^  No parent can do his child a greater  service than to awaken in him an interest in things outside of the daily  ���������?-..." routine.   There is many a boy whose  The day belongs to you. Keep out horizon is bounded on the north by the  Of it such obstructions as fretfulness stable chores, on the east by the field  and anxiety. Exercise your right as vorlc, on the south by arising at five  master. Refuse to allow your success '" the morning, and on the west by  to be put in hazard by the intrusion of discontent. There ought to be more  worry and its kind. Open the door of th������n this ln the boy's environment.! \___  the day only to helpers. and the parent who studiously endea- j  | William R. Webb Harold E. Brockwelf  TELEPHONE 3339  MIDWAV ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTRICAL���������ONTRACTORS  529 Broadway W  PHONE 845 PHONE 845  Morris Jelly  EXPRESS and BAGGAGE  Mount   Pleasant Livery  Your wants attended to with the utmost despatch and \i ith a mos  courteous treatment.  Electrical Chandeliers  Bells, Fittings, House wiring ��������� ��������� w  ZmmtSfemm.***** VANCOUVER, B. C  #  Special  X.AKD ACT.  I  Some men never succeed because  they are afraid they will do more than  their share.���������Sentinel.  ! vor's to assist his boy to a broad grasp  'upon the world and its work generally  is  making good preparations for the  future.���������Nor'west Farmer.  Don't give so much attention to  Be superior to your surroundings, your faults that you have no time to  Be bigger than the things that happen cultivate the opposite virtues. Learn  to you. If you can't keep your temper to love the truth- so well that the  in the face of certain little mishaps, temptation to falsehood will drop out  what a poor .plaything .of circum- of sight. Conquer pettiness by gen-  stances you acknowledge yourself to erosity. Get the better of prejudice  be! What a humiliating confession it and resentment by kindness. Keep  is to own that your spirits are 'depend- before your thoughts the ideas of  ent on'the weather, that you become beauty and purity and magnanimity  down-hearted as soon as the sun goes which shame that which is unworthy  under a cloud! in yourself.  I W. J. PERRY  Paper Hanger, Painter  I  and Decorator      !  "It FOR ONE WEEK  Coffee  Regular 45c for    -      -      *fOO  /  Tea  Regular 40c for    -      ���������      3So  Take notice, that I, W. J. Pascoe, ������  Vancouver, B. C, occupation Broker, ii  tend to apply for permission to purchas  the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at t|  North-west corner of ^District Lot 1491  on the East shore of Howe Sound, then!  East 20 chains; thence North 40 chair"  thence East 20 chains; thence North  chains; thence West 20 chains, more  less, to the shore line; thence Ssutl  westerly, following the meander of sal  shore line, 80 chains, more or less, T  point of commencement, containing 14  acres, more or less."  WILLIAM JOHN PASCOE.  February 4th. 1910.  SPECIAUST in all kinds of Interior and Decor������|;  ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc, j  2022 Westminster Ave,  IMPERIAL STAFF SCHEME.  PROTECT OUR INNOCENT "COPS."  The scheme of absorbing a certain  number of officers from the Oversea  States into the regular army at home,  for training purposes, has been this  week put into operation at Aldershot.  This  scheme  is  the outcome of the  establishment of the Imperial general  staff at the war office, by whicii it is  sought to create a uniform system of  military training throughout the entire  defence   forces  of  the  empire.    The  present arrangement of the selection  of   Major-General   Colin    Mackenzie,  commanding  the  Sixth  Infantry  Brigade at Aldershot, as chief of the general staff of the    Canadian    defence  forces, was yesterday followed by the  official    announcement   that   General  Mackenzie  will  be  succeeded  in  his  command by an Oversea officer, Colonel H. P. Davies, of the New Zealand  defence forces.   Colonel Davies is already in Aldershot getting a grip of  the work which he will shortly be called upon to undertake.    The appointment is the first of its'kind bestowed  on an  officer  of  the  Oversea States  forces.���������"London."  "FREE TRADE  LITERATURE."  'The time���������just before the last elec  tion..   The scene���������a nice house in a  nice suburb.    At the door, a  gentleman   with   papers,   notebook, -pencil.  He  knocks.    Owner opens.    "Ah,  go  away!"    be    exclaims    peevishly    at  sight of the fat notebook.   "You canvassing fellows are a nuisance.   I will  not vote for Tariff Reform.    I am an  unconvertible Free Trader.    If you've  got any Free Trade literature I'll read  it,  but I'm  busy  now,  so���������"    "Here  you are, sir," interpolates the unwelcome   visitor   with   a  tranquil   smile.  "Here's the Poor Rate.    I'm the collector."���������"The Commentator."  (Seattle Star)  Under the above caption the "Seat  tie Star" publishes the following editorial oh the innocence of the police  force:  ."A strange fact that is awaiting  scientific explanation is the innocence  <jf the members of the police department of all infractions, of the gambling  '"VWS.  "One  would  think that with their  opportunities for observation, the police would be the first to discover the  existence  of open  gambling.    Experience,  however,  proves just the  contrary; even as long serving a policeman as Capt. Powers is taken by surprise   when   the   more  astute   sheriff  makes a raid, he is speechless almost  with wonder, and as he gazes on the  truck load of gambling paraphernalia  and notes the two-score of gamblers  arrested, his innocent wonder grows.  "A  guileless  man,  with  no evil  in  him, is, of course", slow to see evil in I  others,   and   this   doubtless   accounts {  for the fact that a policeman passed  the  gambling  den  on  Sixth    avenue  twice an hour for many weeks. Doubtless, he noted, that there was an unusual number of persons gathered together there, but perhaps he thought  rhey were learning tatting or engaged  in some uplift work.   The incongruous  mixtures  of white, black and yellow  men wouid be to him explainable on  the theory that the meeting had something to do with foreign missions, and  this  pardonable  delusion    would    be  heightened by observing that a certain  man took a sack of money from the  meeting place to the bank every day.  'To   the   worldly   wise   citizen    on  Capitol Hill this innocence may not be  considered   altogether   desirable,   but  worldly wisdom is apt to breed a hardness of temperament that would ill fit  the character and duty of our policemen.    It is far better   to   have   our  policemen  happily  innocent  as  they  Moderate charges  y���������, ... Estimates given  stroll back and forth below the line, | TJELEN   BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  ol  seeing no evil, hearing no evil, and1 ~������'-=--   ������������������1���������, n���������n���������ra ���������nA  speaking no evil.  "Let those who must, learn the disagreeable facts about life, but let us  as fathers and mothers throw our protective influence around our cops and  shield them from all knowledge of  wickedness.  "In this world of iniquity there are  all too few of the simple souls untarnished with worldly wisdom. Our  policemen are our solace and our  pride, and woe to him who sullies  their innocence with the knowledge of  vice. Let us keep them pure and  sweet and undented, and leave to  worldlings, like the sheriff, the raiding of gambling dens.  "And, besides, somebody higher  needs the gambling rake-off."  +4-    Elecution, Physical Culture and  Dramntic Art.   Plays Ooached, Enter-  ainmentp Directed, Platform Recitals  Studio: 992 Hornby Stbbbt  " Telephone R3535. ���������  W. A. Mullen  2440 WESTMINSTER AVE  ICE  CRI'AM    PABI'.OR  Money Returned If Mot  Satisfied.  The above are specials at the  jj regular price.  f If you are not satisfied with  f anything you get here we will re-  f turn your money as freely as we  f take it.  ���������*f Don't forget,,the address.  land Aol  New   Westminster  Land   District.  District of New Westminster.    ,  TAKE notice that Ida M. S. Debou, .  Vancouver, B. C, Intends to apply fl  permission to purchase the follow!*  described  lands:���������  Commencing- at a post planted at  .  Northeast corner of T.  U. 26256; the^  40 chains, more or less. East; thence'.  chains,   more   or  less,   North;   thence  chains,   more   or   le.ss,  West;   thence  chains,  more  or less    North;  thence  chains*,   more   or   less.West;   thence _  chains,   more or  less.  South;   thence']  chains,   more   or   less,   East;   thence  chains,  more  or  less.  South;   thence,  chains,   more  or   less,   West; - thence L  chains,   more  or  less,  South;  thence]  chains,   more  or  less.  Kast' to  pointl  commencement    containing  six  liundl  and forty (640) acres, more or less.  i IDA M. S. DEBOU,  I Name of Applicant  i William John Pascoe, Ag���������  Date, April 15th,  1910.  FRUITS, CONFECTIONERY,  CIGARS.     ALL  KINDS   OF  SOFT   DRINKS  WINSON  Watkins  CASH GROCER  Cor. 7th AVE. and COLUMBIA ST.  X.ANO ACT.  New   Westminster   Land   District.^  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that Ella Deboo, of VA  couver, B. C, occupation iiurse, inter  to- apply for- permission to purchase-  following described lands:���������  Commencing at a  post planted at  Northeast corner'of T. L. 20021; th������  80  chains,  more or  less,  North;  thei  80 chains, more or less, West; thenc*  chains,   more  or. less,  South;   thence-,  chains,  more  or  less    East,  to pointl  commencement,   containing   six   hunilj  and forty  /640) acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO, |  Name of Applicant  William John Pascoe, A������������  Date. April ISth. 1910.  up  FARM FOR SALE.  25 acre Farm in the beautiful Okana-  gan Valley, half mile from town. Hall  cleared  Orchard   and  small  fruits  oi  ,ail  kinds.    Nicely plastered 7-roomed  j Bungalow, with basement and  Veranda   half-way   around.    Madern.    City  water:   Bar:"., etc.  First class soil, $S000.    Terms.  Immigration Humors.  Englishmen   coming to  Canada  frequently oftject to the questions put to  them by. the immigration officials be-1     Apply  2314   Carolina  Street  fore they are permitted to land. Some-, :~r==~==;  times they square the account.   A case '      pa������tor.,s W|fe Takes His p|������oe  in  point happened  the  other  day   at    Quebec:    To  the  question  if he  had      ..     -r, ���������   ���������     ..���������   ��������� ���������������;,���������,.   .   n,-..,^  ,   , Mrs. Bowen, wxte of Chas. A. Bowen,  ever been in gaol tne new comer an-  ������������������_,.    rt   ..     ,.  ,,. n     OJ.��������� n������  ,.   -^  ��������� pastor  of  the  Madison   Street  M.  E.  swered "les.'                     ,,,.���������, church, Seattle, will be in the pulpit  "How many times?    asked the offi- Synday morni       in the place of hsr  cial,  who  seemingly  saw a case  for .misband> ^.ho ,s w a conference meet-  deportation ahead oi him. Mrs. Bowen will deliver au ad-  "I   can't   remember;   perhaps   fifty dregs  jn  ^   ffiornirig.    The   subject  :J>������J.^J.*.J.^Sl.J������^JMJ.������M���������{.^,.���������^������5^J^l^.^M5.lJB.J������4l4,  I ICE CREAM*  For LAWN PARTIES and SOCIALS  per gallon, $2.00  LAND ACT  New Westminster Land District]  District of New Westminster.  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. &1  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation wl  dealer, intend to apply for permissl  to purchase the   following   descrif  lands: Commencing at a post plai  at the north-east corner of    Lot  thence north 20 chains, thence wes{  chains, thence south 20 chains, the!  east SO chains more or less topoina  commencement.  alarming    an- j  times,"   was   the  next  swer.  The new arrival then explained that  ie hr.d a brother who was a warder in  Holloway Gaol, and that his visits to  :hat institution were the outcome of  brotherly affection and not of crime.  The official saw the jcke, and the rest  of the inquisition is said to have been  very easy for that particular "recidivist."  jwill be "Conference in 1910", in China  After the Boxer Trouble."  Seattle women are quite up-to-date,  as well as the men. No need of a  suffragette movement there.  % Special Discount to Frater- %  f nal   Orders   and ?  !**      ' Churches. *  PROPERTY OFF THE MARKE*  , ersons now having listed prop*  as follows:    Lots 2S, 29:224, 526 tl  notice that the same is hereby w  drawn.. This property has  been  eribed and is known as 214, 3rd  W. A. S. GOARi  NOTICE.  To the Stranger Within Your Gates.  ���������In  New  England���������"What    do    you  know?"  In New York.���������"How much y* got?  In the South.���������"Who are you?"  In the West.���������"What can you do?"���������  Life.  According to Mile. Badet, the dancer  who is appearing at the Palace, every  word spoken by a woman "should be  accompanied by a gesture and expression which reveal her soul." If this  lule might be extended to embrace  the other sex, we should be glad to  see the appropriate gestures to accompany the remarks of a Liberal property-owner engaged in the attempt to  All up one of the Land-tax forms issued by his' hero, Mr. Lloyd George.���������  "Punch."  I Independent  .  Drug  gtore  \        (Lepatourel & mcRae)  Cor. 7th & Westminster  Avenues  :i.^al8' ���������W������^W������������4*Hm������^K*i'  On and after September lath, U  all   deliveries   of  coal   made  by  undersigned companies will be ol  cash basis only.   Cash to accomi  the order or to be paid to the t$  ster on delivery. .  While we very much regret haj  to take this action*, especially  the trade of our customers who  dealt with us on a credit basis ]  years past, yet we find that on ace  of the enormous growth of Vancol  the expecse of1 keeping credit accc  for so many small items has bee  prohibitive.  MACDONALD. MARPOLE & CO.  H. P.'HOWELL. & CO., Ltd.  VANCOUVER COAL CO.  EVANS COLEMAN & EVANS, Ltj  I ���������msas  B& SURE A&D SEE OUR STOCK OF  STOVES, RANGES, HEATERS, Etc.  BEFORE   BUYING ELSEWHERE. j  One of the Most Up=to=Date Stocks  On   the Hill  DAIRY REFORM BY MOVING PIOfUREg:  Agents for  SHIRWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS and VARNISH  I  V G. E. McBRIDE & CO.  |.|-. Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves. g  I flcrfl'f Kid A PRACTICAL HORSESKOEB  *������ \J^!%^Cm\,&.     S\.a.VftV������   Special attention given to Lame  >5 and Inerfering Horses.'  J,$ Between SWhjn,! Seventh     PRI^GE      EDWARD      STREET     ,  i������ ���������  Jfelll^  2410  Westminster R'd  MT. PLEASANT  VANCOUVER  RUBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIALTY  STEELE C& illCJYfZ  CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAL BLACKSMITH INQ  HORSE SHOEING,    JOBBING  >���������������������������������<  THE    STORE  OF     QUALITY.  Phone 1360  I  __________        -������������������ o  We hear a good deal about this I  store being "Too Dear." We  challenge comparison with any  store in the city in staple lines  of goods. Of course we hear  now land again of "Snaps."  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class articles. All prices  rule" alike. Call and convince  yourself. > _  - ���������-  .   , v ���������  l*\ Always a choice selection of  fresh fruits and vegetables on  hand.  Toronto!  t  l FURNITURE   STORE  I        3334 Westminster Avenue.  LAMONT'S GROCERY  2243 Westminster Ave.  Near Corner 7th  t  The  best  stock of ARMS, |  ^AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, |  [and SPORTING GOODS  can'J  v t  be found at the store of %  Beds, Befd Springs and Mat- ������*  tresses, Dressers and Stands, 4*  Extension and Kitchen Tables, ������������  Carpet Squares,"' Linoleums, Oil jj|  Cloth with leather seats, Easy  Chairs, Sofas, Crockeryware,  Japanese Spuares, all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtatas and Poles.  M. H. COWAN.  South Vancouver  BAKERY  Westminster Ave.  I Chas. E. Tisdall f  618-620 Hastings St.      ��������� |  If it is   -  7irst   Class   SHOEMAK-  4G and SHOE REPAIRING  In v/ant, go to  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  guarantee our worK to be as good  \ as any in the city. '  It  [Dr. A. E. Wark  DENTIST  Kll onen an OFFICE in the  1\.THER BUILDING, Corner  Festminster Ave. and 8th Ave.  I  about AUGUST 8th. '10  irge assortment of  Japanese brooms  ^Reg. 50c value for 25c.  IIRAY'S GROCERY  rner lOtb and Westminster Avenue  Cakes.   Pastry  Bread. Confectionery, Etc.  Wedding,   and  Birthday Cakes}  a specialty  Scolh Vancouver Bakery  Qm. HERRING, Prop.  Westminster Ave.  SUNDAY  MEETINGS  Empress Theatre  Sunday, 11th  H. M. FITZGERALD  Subject-"Thrift"  Sunday, 18th  PARKER WILLIAMS, M.P.P.  Subject���������Religion, Social Justice  Sunday, 25th  E. T. KINGSLEY  Subject���������Class War  Sunday, Oct. 2nd  B. P. PETTIPIECE  NEW LINK WITH CANADA. f  By the sailing of the Thomson liner Fortuna from Southampton  for Canada a new departure was marked in the history of the port,  and another link formed in its chain..of-communication with the  Dominions beyond the seas. Hitherto there has been no direct  service between Southampton and Canada. The Fortune only left  the builders' yard six months ago. She has a tonnage of nearly  9000 and accommodation for over 1000 third-class passengers. The  service will be a monthly one, but it will be made fortnightly if  the experiment: proves successful.. The passage from London to  Quebec occupies ten days.  -PENSIONS FOE RAILWAYMEN.  The Hon. C. G. Wade, K.C., Premier of New South Wales, has  secured the passage of his Bill establishing a superannuation fund  for railway and tramway employees in the Government service. The  maximum contribution, which is compulsory, is 11-2 per cent, of  the wages or salaries of the beneficiaries. The pension is at the rate  of 1-1 (> of the average salary for each completed year of service,  and is payable at the age of sixty after ten years' service. In the  event of death or voluntary retirement before the pension is due,  the contributions.are refunded. A special allowance will be made to  officers Hearing sixty without ten years' service. The Government  iwll subsidize the fund annuallv to the extent of about 15,000 pounds  sterling.���������"Standard."  -mri-in-���������rrn r-tri-rnrtTnrT"rirniTiriTiHitr.<jr<iwii urim I  NEW ZEALAND LAND SETTLEMENT.  According to the annual report of the New Zealand Crown  Lands Department, during the year ended March 31, 1910. no fewer  than 2582 stetlers���������making with tlieir families a total of 8.000 souls  ���������were placed in occupation of-land in New Zealand. The total  area opened for all classes of applicants was 2.32G.037 acres, and the  total area disposed of was.2,431,1.43. The area taken up b.v settlers  was greater than in 1908-9. when, in turn, the figures showed an  increase on the previous year. There are at present under survey  1,354.048 acres of Crown land and 156.837 acres of native land for  settlement.  ROOSEVELT.  The political situation in the United States at the present time  is a. most interesting one to observe from the outside, but undoubtedly a very trying one to those who are in tlie midst of it.  Ex-President Roosevelt is the central figure. He, is of much  more importance than President Taft. In fact. President Taft's  position is anything but an enviable one. He occupies the .chair at  the White House, but in reality is only holding a second''place to the  ex-President. It is almost amusing to note the efforts of'Mr. Taft to  maintain his position and authority with dignity. In the recent dispute regarding the temporary chairmanship of the New York Republican Convention, the committee had chosen Vice-President Sherman,  but "Teddy/' wanted it and immediately, with remarkable alacrity,  the President disavows any connection -whatever with the appointment of Sherman and asks that Roosevelt be appointed.  Roosevelt is touring the country in the interests of clean polities.  He roundly denounces allthe modern tricks of finance which defrauds the people. He is, in fact, a better Democrat than 90 per  cent, of the members of that party. Wherever he goes he receives  a tremendous ovation and is always the centre of attraction.  Roosevelt's chief effort now is to introduce direct nomination  in place of the present system of primaries, thus giving the highest  form of representative government. ^ _v-  That ex-President Roosevelt is honest in his campaign cannot be  doubted, and whatever may be one's opinion of him as an agtiatoc-  and self-advertiser, Ave ai"e forced to admit that his influence is  usually for what is in the best, interest of the people as a whole, and  not for any class privilege.        k  ;"��������� ._ \  -^-The milk problem is one which has commanded the attention of  the governing authorities of almost all civilized communities. It is  of vital importance in Vancouver. The Provincial Government has  been urged and pleaded with to deal with the subject or to give  -power to the eity to do so. Up to the present nothing definite has  been done and in the meantime much "filthy" and "adulterated"  milk is daily being delivered in our city and children are dying in  numbers each-month.  There are two u:ain sources from whicii impure milk come; first,  the dirty, unsanitary dairy, and secondly, there is the perfidious  wretch who deliberately adulterates the milk. The former is the  result of carelessness, the latter, malicious and criminal cupidity.  The former Can be.lessened and perhaps entirely overcome by  education, and much'could be done to facilitate tliis at comparatively  small expense. ,  The Chicago J'Journal of the American Medical Association,"  of August 13th, tells us that the moving picture fever is to be utilized  for the purposes of education along this line. A playlet illustrative  of the injuries resulting from impure milk is--r������ preparation and  will lie exhibited throughout the country., The following is an. excerpt :     -       .  "Camera men have Veen snapping unhygenic farms to this end.  The first scene represents the son of an old-fashioned, bacteria-  despising farmer- returning to tlie old homestead with his wife and  little boy. The filthy eowJnmis. the open pails of milk receptive to  dust and flies are depicted with unsparing realism. The son, who has  imbibed wholesome education in hygiene protests passionately  against the old order, but in vain, whereupon the young couple pack  their trunks, leaving the old farmer in tears over the deserted baby-  carriage of his grandson. The rural scene is thou changed to an  urban one. The formerly happy home of the old farmer's son" is  grievously distrest because of the baby's illness. The family doctor  shakes his.head and. pointing to the milk-bottle, indicates plainly  the cause of the illness. The grief-stricken son writes to his father  (letter flashed, on the screen), who comes in haste, and finds, to his  great anguish, that the bad milk" has come'from his own farm.  Emotional climax! The play, however, ends happily: the farmer's  barns are shown repainted and wonderfully refurbished, the- cows  washed, the dairymen in white suits presiding over now impeccably  sayiitary functions. The little patient? Evidently the family doctor  has" done something more than shake his head; for, miraculously-  restored to health, the little boy, held by his repentant grandparents,  watches with interest the hygienic proceedings. Such a representation ���������might amus'-'"Llie highly intellectual, but it should certainly be  of value in reaching''that part of the community which would'take it  seriously and which would be impressed by the scientific lessons  embodied iu it."  A similar effort wouldTK>t be out of place in and around Vancouver.  A WONDERFUL BIRD. .  One, day a wonderful bird tapped  at the window of Mrs. Nansen's (wife  of the "famous Arctic explorer) home  at Christiania, says "Truth." Instantly the window was opened, and in  another moment she covered the little  messenger with kisses and. caresses.  The carrier-pigeon had been away  from the cottage thirty long months,  but it had not forgotten the way horns.  It brought a note from Nanscn, stating that all was going well with him  and his expedition in the polar region.  Nansen had fastened a message to the  bird, and turned it loose. The fraU  courier darted out into the blizzard/  air. It flew like an arrow oyer a  thousand miles of ocean and plains  and forests,, andone .morning entered  the window of the waiting mistress,  and delivered the message which she  had been waiting so anxiously.  THE   GREAT  CRUSADER.  Although moralists and historians  have repeatedly told us that Richard  Coeur de Lion was not a good king,  that he left England to look after herself���������and mighty badly she did it���������  yet there can be very few Englishmen  who have not a soft pla.ee in their  hearts for the memory of that most  hereoic of the Plantagenets. Although  so much romance still clings to his  name, probably not one in ten thousand Englishmen .could tell you where  he lay buried���������till the other day.-. For  now some one has discovered in the  crypt of the French Abbey of Foute-  vrault graves and bones that are conclusively proved to be those of  Richard,  Henry  II., his  father;   Elea-  SALT   RIVER.  One of the strangest rivers in the  world is the Salt River of Greece.  Instead of the river flowing into the  sea, it flows from the sea far inland  aud disappears in the limestone rocks  and sinks into the earth. People have  often wondered what becomes of the  water constantly "flowing inland and  becoming lost to view, but it is probable that an underground channel  carried the water back to the sea..  So far as is known, there is no other  place in the world where the waters  of the sea flow inward through a  regular channel.  NEW    LINE   TO   AUSTRALIA.  An important development in the  Australian passenger trade took place  on Tuesday, when, at Belfast, the  steamer Aeneas was launched. This  vessel, of 10,000 tons gross, is the  first of three similar steamers, and  she has been built to the order of  Messrs. Alfred' Holt and Company, of  Liverpool (the "Blue Funnel Line"),  and will inaugurate a new passenger  service to and from Australia. A  distinctive feature of the new service  will be that one class of passengers  will be carried, namely, first class,  and provision of a very generous  nature will be provided on the steamers for no fewer than 300 such passengers. Fishguard will be the embarking and disembarking port in  land for the passengers.  En;  Scientific    Inquiry.���������"I   don't  -know  what to make of my nephew George,"  nor, his mother;   and Joan, Queen of j remarked the elderly professor.    "He  Sicily, his sister. There is something  magnetic about the names of the  Great Crusader and of his father,  whose memory���������despite the penances  of flagellation���������will be imperishably  linked with the murder of Thomas  a Becket, and many will regret that  these remains of two of England's  most famous kings must lie in alien  soil, and not beneath the arches of  Westminster, where so many of their j  feebler descendants lie.  The Smile Reminiscent.���������"i see you  are smiling at my jokes," said the waiting contributor, hopefully.  "Yes," replied the editor, "that cour-1  tesy   is   due   when   one   meets   old  friends."���������Philadelphia Public Ledger.  Waiting.���������Aunt Anna asked her little  nephew what he would like to give his  cousin for his birthday.  "I know," he answered, "but I ain't  big enough."���������The Delineator.  has such queer contradictory tastes in  music."  "Yes?"  "Yes; I came upon him a little  while ago and he was whistling in a  dreamy, rapt sort of way the wedding  march from 'Lohengrin.' As soon as  he saw me he looked confused and  changed it at once to 'Has Anybody  Here Seen Kelly?' "���������Chicako Tribune.  * *'   *  Held Up.���������"Hands up!" exclaimed  the-'Western train robber. "Gimme  your money."  "Too late," replied the tourist. "I  get off at the next station and I've  already tipped the porter."���������Philadelphia Record.  * *    *  Fellow Feeling. ��������� Knicker ��������� "Does  his auto smoke?"  Bocker���������"Yes; but he hates to make  it   stop   till   after   he   is   married."-  Harper's Bazar. -7vr.- j-;;.  JUDGE MABEE.  We scarcely think that anyone will dispute us when we say that  Judge Mabee, chairman of the Railway Commission, is the most  respected and popular judge in Canada. And we also feel quite  ' safe in saying, without fear of contradiction, that the Railway Commission is also the most potent and useful court in the Dominion.  To attend a session of this tribunal is to be thoroughly convinced of  these two facts. .     ���������'.���������  The essential features of tliis court are. freedom from"red-  tape" and promptness of action. The rustic farmer with his-little  complaint regarding rough usage of his milk cans by the railway  employees or with a grievance for the loss of a pig or a cow, is  accorded just as courteous and patient a hearing as are the great  trans-continental railways with a retinue of K. C.'s and expert engineers. Formalities are brushed aside and the court sits as_a committee to investigate complaints. All are permitted to speak who  are directly interested and who have something to say, but any who  talk for talking's sake receive scant courtesy.  The commission consists of two, sometimes three commissioners,  who listen patiently to both sides of the question. Judge Mabee is,  of course, the central figure, and. with remarkable precision he  arrives at the exact point which, perhaps, one of the applicants has  been laboriously, trying to explain, or it may be that it is an astute  K. C. who is endeavoring, by skillful agrument, to so complicate  the issue that a weak point in his case shall pass unnoticed, but  rarely does any such ruse succeed. It is quite common to hear  Judge .Mabee ask. after listening patiently for fifteen or twenty  minutes to a lengthy but obtuse discussion, "if so and so is not the  point they really mean to state?" and then it is amusing to witness  the apparent confusion of the lawyer. But the leagal fratrnity are  learning it is useless to use the common subterfuges of the profession, and as a rule they come directly, to the point.'having a wholesome dislike to being "shown up" by those penetrating interrogations of the chairman.  As stated, there is no "red tape" at this court. The applicants  usually gather around the desk of the Commissioners and spreading  7)ut "their ina]is"aiifI plans eift at  issue. Lawyers, farmers, engineers, merchants and all classes are;  often in the snme crowd. If one wanders from the point or repeats  information given before, be is soon brought to time with. "Well,  we have heard all that once, we don't forget what we hear," or  some expression of the kind from the chairman.  During the recent session two railway companies made an ap-,  plication for an order to confirm a certain agreement between them.  "Have you agreed?" asked Judge Mabee. "Yes. my lord." replied  ji dignified K. C. "Where is your agreement?" comes quickly from  thi' ehairina-n. "Oh. it's just- verbal aud we, an: asking you to  order accordingly." came the response from the K. C- "You cannot gel an order here. Put your agreement in writing so (hat we  ni;;vJcno\v exactly what it is." (be judge replies. And 1he great  railway lawyers retire.- knowing that the remark of the Judge is  "common sense."  Tn Ihe ;':>p]ieaiion of (lie City of Vancouver for bridges over  Ihe Civ at Northern cut (lie Commissioners listened lo the city  solicitor, an alderman, (he eity engineer and (wo school trustees on  behalf of (lie city and (he railway solicitor ami engineers in 11m  interests of the railway, and without a remark pro o iron, .Judge  Mabee briisouelv asked  the  railwav solicitor. "How soon  can  von  get those  bridges built, for built th  ev must he?" " Bv Ihe end of  1911." came the reply. "What! P������y the end of 1011 ? They will  have to go in sooner than that.'' remarks the chairman. Seeing that  opposition was useless-the. company engineer said. "We will file the  plans in thirty days and commence construction within six months."  But Judge Malice ^1 ill has something fo say and remarks as he writes  the order: "Plans to be filed within thi rtv days and bridges to be,  completed Nvithin six months," with emphasis on the "completed  within." knowing that it was necessary to set a definite time. And  so this tribunal proceeds, disposing of more intricate problems \n two  or three days than the a vera ire law court would take as many months  to clear off. and the most gratifying feature of the whole thing is  that everyone is apparently satisfied wilh the justice of the tribunal.  The people of Canada could well afford to forgive fh epresent  Dominion authorities for their many sins if for no other reason than  that ihev had established (bis most commendable medium of adjudicating disputes between railways and the publie. and in appointing  a man as chairman of such eminent abilities as Judge Mabee.  TRUE CULTURE.  Th.  Bishop of Carlisle when preaching to the Manitoba teachers, said: "People go to the theatre to see over-dressed, bedizened  people in bad paint, but they never stop to look at a daffodil in the  valley. Any sort of pigmy-trained creature can see an aeroplane  fly or a farce on the music-hall slatre: but the test of greatness is  the comprehension of little things."  ��������� ��������� ���������m  ��������� -rhitf\  h I  I:  I  THE WESTERN  CALL   VANTjQ���������"5-������  iriii  ���������WESTKKN   CALL.  VANCO!"  Ir   !  1     '  IS  7;  h  ���������  t'- *  When you can buy your  Groceries on Mt. Pleasant  as reasonably as you can  in the city, and get a  more prompt delivery,  don't you think it to your  advantage to buy here?  See Our Windows for Prices  THE TICKETS TELL THE TALE  Butter  EgQs  Tea  Our Special Brand of Butter is the best value  in the city       -     -     3 lbs. for 3j|,l)l)  Good Fresh Eggs.     Every one guaranteed.  -      -      -      -      -    3 dozen for )|tUl)  Kelly's Special Blend  3 lbs.  H.00  Baking jnp  POWdCT    Wulling'B Best Baking Powder, per tin *H|I������  jT lOIlT        Royal Standard Flour     -      per sack )|ti|t)  And one package of Wheat Flakes FREE with every sack.  MjQ/VCL Absolutely Pure Lard in bulk, per pound fa|)G  JxPJplCS      All kinds of Fancy Apples at     per box fl*������3  Come in and get acquainted.     Voii will be  surprised to know how reasonable we are.  G. S. KELLY  cTVlOUNT PLEASANTS LEADING GROCER  2333 Main St.  Phone 938  Matters Mercenary  Vancouver Bank Clearings break all Records.���������Amount  for Week Ending September 22nd)  $10,188,404  Corresponding week last year $6,899,658  '      ......'. $48 per yeal^  For party business telephones.,    .$40 per yearj  For  single  residence  telephones.,   $36  per year/]  For ��������� party   residence   telephones.,   $24 per yeai  For each quarter of a mile beyond  |the one and one-half mile redius theyl  [.increase their rates 25c per month, ol  trol   of   adjacent   railways,   and   the j $3  per year,  so that at the  five-mile  CLEARING    HOUSE    RETURNS.  The following week'the figures for'^neral supervision of harbor con-  the Canadian Clearing House for the i "ruction and traffic. It is also sug-  weeks ending September 16th; 1909; ^ested that.the Puerto issue deben-  September  Sth   and   September   15th, tlires be secured, that there may be no  obstacle   in   the   way   of   needed   expropriation   and   construction.     This  Sept. 15, '10  matter should not remain on paper to  $38,547,883   Ue buffeted b.v civic committees.   Men  31,018,925 10f action are needed at once. .  .17.665,367 1    9,222,577 1 The following cities and towns are  3,667.321 j opposed to the unreasonable bonus  2,155,000 (system:  2,5S0,426| Berlin, Outario; Calgary, Alberta;  1.661,419 j Edmonton, Alberta; Lethbridge, Al-  2,088,678,berta;  Peterborough, Ontario;  Toron-  A week,  Sept. 1G, '09.  Montreal   .  ....$34,664,072  Toronto   ..  ...   26,384.095  Winnipeg  ...  13,404,082  Vancouver  ...  ' 6,911,622  Ottawa  ..  ...    3,583,864  Quebec  ..  ...    2,205,604  Calgary   .  ...     1.S70.234  Halifax   .   1,661,277  Hamilton  ....    1,640,837  St. John s  ....    1.594,776  Victoria   .  ....    1,346,816  London ..  . ...    1.174,253  1 Edmonton  ...    1,137,580  /  to, Ontario; Welland, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Interesting Facts. i  During the first six months of the j  present year ������26,000,000    of    British ^ miles       j6  money has been invested In Canada     ' --���������  1,698,434  2,255.293  1,233,390  1,797,527  *      *      ik  WINNIPEG   LEADS   IN  WHEAT.  Figures are Official.  The figures for Winnipeg are taken  from the Dominion Government grain j i,i,������ 1U1 "= *"*">��������� ���������*���������:���������.-������������������ *r--  inspectors' records filed daily with the' Queensland, Australia, Treasurer has  Winnipeg Board of Trade under Dom-lbeen Indebted to the State Railways  inion law, and are an exhibit of.for no less tna������ ������2,318,622, or up-  Western Canada wheat actually re-j wai'd of 45 per cent  ceived in the railroad yards in Winni  j peg.  radius their rates for single busines  telephones is $96 per year, and for  two-party residence telephones $66 per1  year.  Our offer for all within a five-mile,  radius from our central office is: ���������  For   single   business  telephones...   $42 per year  For party business telephones....   $34 per year  For  single  residence  telephones...   $30 per year J  For party  residence telephones....   $24 per year  The following table shows Ihe comparison:���������  Kates Business and  Two-party  within7ra- single resi- residence  dius from dence phones phones  Central. per year  cheaper.  Out of a gross revenue of  ������5,119,-  258  for  the  past  financial  year  the  QUEENSLAND,   AUSTRALIA.  The following is the table- referred j A r8turn Prepared by the Lands  to: Winnipeg 88,269,330 bushels. Min-; Department, Brisban, shows that be-  neapolis 81,111,410 bushels, Buffalo Jtween January 1 and June 30 of the  61,084,797 bushels, Duluth 56,084,9711 present year 2,757,271 acres were  bushels, Kansas City 35,354.000 bush-: selected. There was a great increase  els, Montreal 30,081,779 bushels, Chi-,in agricultural farm selections, 771  cago 26,985,112 bushels, New York portions of 321,519. acres being taken  23,304,300 bushels, St. Louis 21,432,317 UP as compared with 659 portions of  .bushels, Philadelphia 10,331,854 bush- ,214,774 acres in the same period of  j els, Omaha 9,979,200 bushels, Milwaukee 8,871,026 bushels, Baltimore 5,821,.  1V2���������1%   miles     $9  l%~2 miles  $12  2���������2%   miles     $15  21A���������2^   miles    $18  2%���������2%   miles     $21  2%���������3   miles  $24  3���������3% miles   $27  3%���������3^   miles     $30  3%���������3% miles  ....... $33  3%���������4   miles    .... $36  4���������414   miles     $39  414���������41/2   miles     $42  4yo���������4%   miles   ...... $45  4%���������5   miles     $48  It is urged that the necessities of a|  dual system will counteract this reduction in price. As a result of our  experience in Los Angeles, Columbus  and Butte, we can say that at the end  of the first year after our installation  the  number of  duplications  between  per year  cheaper.  $0  $31  $61  $9  $12  $15  - $18  $21  $24  $27  $30  $33  $36  $39  $42  1909.  Grazing homesteads show a great  i.���������~  o OT1 A9C  tiuchole    Baltimore  tV.BZl.  '      u ������������"'e    ������������������������������������������������������ i mc    juiuiuci     vjl    uuiiuuauuui  SS^SEHSSZl bust'. <-^^���������^���������Zxz\a*������n systems"m "*8 ~ ���������  ������ " ' 'as compared with ob4,<50| aeies in me 1 ���������w��������� ������������..,4. ������* ,...���������,.,��������� i������������������*.    t*  els- * same-period of 1909  ���������   *   *  LARGE  WORLD'S  SHIPMENTS  WHEAT.  after that it grows less.   If at the en  ��������� r ������������������--.-.. I of the first year the number of dupli  The figures for the month of June , caUons wJth,n ft Qne and one.hajf.mil;   ������t..~    m   AHA     nnvna    aiz\anttht\ ,    A8 !  alone give 751,464 acres selected, as  compared with 271,695 acres selected  There is no material change-ln the! in June jast yfear  world's wheat situation. World ship; I The Land8 Department, in Brisbane,  ments continue he'avy. Russia and the nag received an inquiry on behaif of a  Danube being large contributors, and!number of families re8iding in Okla-  of the 17,000,000 bushels of shipments ho ugA f land in Queen8,and>  ..   .. .- - *���������.,,       ....... ^,_,_ ���������  estimated for this week, it is expected  that almost 12.000,000 bushels will  come from these' points. The great  bulk of the Russian exports are going  to Great Britain, which does not yet  display any active interest in Canada's  new crop. Wheat on passage amounts  to close upon 39 million bushels as  on which they may settle in a group.  CANADIAN   SECURITIES.  The earnings of tbe Canadian Northern Railway for July were $1,225,100,       B1IulfM��������� ^uuiyau, WIWJIIll vuull,v  an increase of $381,000 over the cor-,tton.   their charter privileges mak  _-��������� a. ���������.., nt w v������ar and the ltb,g lmpossible  radius amounted to 15 per cent, thei  taking the proposed reduction anj  comparing it with the duplication, the  average price per telephone withii  that one and a half mile radius would  {remain exactly the same as it now is.  1 Outside the one and one-half mile ra  dius there will be very few duplications and the gain to the people i^  shown by the above table. Now, w^  cannot control the rates of tbe B. cj  Telephone Company without cpmpetl  compared with 29 millions a year ago  while tbe  U.  S.    visibly    increased  responding monin of last year, and tbe  mileage in operation was 3297, an in  Hqw, then, shall we obtain cbeapc  rates and get a first-class service]  Some say by government ownership  On March loth of this year Premi*  McBride, after receiving petitions frol  the cities of Vancouver, New Wef  ; minster,  Nanaimo  and  other place]  crease of 203 miles  wmie  me   u.  ������.    ,.������.���������.,    ��������� The earnings of the British Columbia  1,455,000 bushels, and now stands at Electric Railway in July were $283,535,  26,452,000 bushels as against 9,166,000 aQ ,JlCrea8g of %62,S10.  last year.   Canadian visibly decreased j    The ea,.nlMg8 of the Winnipeg Elec-  from 2,640,000 on the week to 1,983,930,'tr,c Bailway ln July were |252,014, an  and there was a slight decrease also: increaBe 0f $37927  in stocks at Fort William.   The United     The Canadian Western Lumber Com-1?*,*!*? fr������m the ������Wtoed labor oi  States Government report for August pany so,d 6?612>000ft. in July< at an,������a���������������^' jounced that the go  places the final condition  of spring|average pi.iCe of $18 11 per 1000ft.      iernment dld not ^tend to go into t  wheat at 62, this being considered asi The Canadian Mineral Rubber Corn-  satisfactory from a financial,point of'pany earned |150f561 in July.    ���������  view and tends to remove some of the i    Cana(Ua^  divldends to be paid  in  uncertainties surrounding the commer.! SeptemDer inciude B. C. Electric Railway Company Four-and-a-Quarter per  Cent., and the Canadian Northern Railway Company Three per Cent.  cial and financial atmosphere.  ���������   ���������   ���������  ^Toronto   Want*   Harbor   Commission  Monetary Times.  Toronto Street   Railway   earnings,  Monetary  nm������������. !m9   were $3)903,257.00 gross, $2,000,  attend immediately to its waterfront  problem, and suitable harbor facilities  must be provided.    If the Queen City  wishes to possess a valuable volume  of water traffic, it is necessary to do  ! much and now.   Mr. F. C. Spence has  I suggested the establishment of a harbor commission by Dominion legislation, three members to be appointed  by the City Council. '     "-  as its share $507,821.  minion Government on the nomination  of the board of trade, and one by the  Dominion Government direct. The  term of office recommended is three  years, with liability to recall and eligibility for reappointment. Toronto  ml^ht then follow Montreal's example.  The powers of the progressive Montreal Harbor Commission include the  STOCKS,  BONDS  AND  FINANCE.  The stock   market   has been some-  . what stronger this    week.    Portland  I Canal stocks are still weak but show  signs of strengthening.   Nugget is active around  90,  with  a  tendency  to  to oe upiiuiuieu 1 rise.   Oils are active again and gain-  one by the Do- j ed  a  point or two, on  favorable re-  ports. B. C. Amalgamated Coal has  sold as low as 1 1-8, several large sales  occurring at that figure.  The fruit market is very active.  Peaches have reached their maximum  in quantity and minimum in price, excellent samples selling at 75 cents per  crate. Apples are very plentiful and  of good quality.    Prunes, plums and  building and leasing of docks, the con, ties.     , r"\TT~SeDt 14 1910. versy with the Mayor or President of  Vancouver, B. C, Sept. i������, wi j certalnly  To the Editor of the Western Call,       jta Jj^ from 'confict ��������� by tbat  I       Vancouver B. C. x caQ gecure {ull and {air diSCUssion  !S,^e ,oHow;���������8 >e������e,. ������ ^^ZZttZZZ-. .o -  the three daily  papers and was parJ ��������� ,    are anxious for  U^I������^^ta^.J2^B^iSS-Bervice\   hotter  system  and  Advertiser  has   promised   contmuany    <= ... . .���������,��������� ��������� mQ���������  'to  do  so,  but has  failed  up  to  the  'present.   The World refuses to do so.  ��������� * r**    UK    WI  C .M. W.  Re  Telephones.  Telephone discussion in Vancouver  .is now popular. The people are interested to know what is best, and whether my Company gets the franchise  jor not, I can make tJi%sole"U. ^' and" a half mile radius from the cen-  ito the people tbat the diBCUSsion *w ^.^ ^^ ^^ ^ reduction  jnot end until so far as possible tne>   ^ ^ payment, the rates which  know the defects of the present s *-      . Tplenhone Company charge  cheaper rates. It does not take a man  of any great training to see that the  service is not good at the present  time. The most casual comparison  shows that the rates charged by the  present service is away above what  is proposed by us. The people seem  opposed to a dual system.  First,  as  to  rates.    Within  a  one  item and the merits of the system we  propose to install.   I court no contro-^are. ^^ business telephones.  telephone business and gave his rei  sons.   Others favor government or m  nicipal control.   I think that any we  informed lawyer will give his opinio]  that this is not very practicable wi  the present charter of the B.-G.-Tel  phone Company. j  A third set, including the Mayor  Vancouver, favor municipal ownership  A more direct way of playing into t  hands of the  B.  C.  Telephone C01  pany  could  hardly  be  imagined.  would  be the very  first instance  record  where  a  government  or  ci  went   into  a   competing   business  this sort.   Monopolies have been ow  ed by the government���������not competi  systems.    Moreover,  a  moment's  flection shows us that a telephone s  vice confined to Vancouver city aloi  would hardly be serviceable.   It wou1  force the people into a dual  sys  more than any other project, becaul  you would have to retain the old B.  Telephone   Company   for   communi  tion with all the outlying munici  ties as well as for all other long d  tance work.    With a  competing s  tern in the field, the B. C. Telepho  Company would not be so indispe  ble to all subscribers.  The  city  have made  overtures  the B. C. Telephone Company requ  ing them to submit to civic control  rates and service and to install su  0  system as a committee of the Cou  may  find  as up-to-date.    That is  that is before the Council at presej  except an  indication  that if  that  not granted, a competing system  be allowed.  Now as this competing system  involve a dual system until the  company has the mastery, we wis  investigate whether the alleged fa  of a dual system are greater than  benefits we would receive.    In B^  Los Angeles and Sioux City they  before  the  automatic  telephone  installed,  a  single  system,  and  t  single system "was giving a far be  service than the B. C. Telephone C  pany is giving in the city of Van  ver.    Yet here are the letters  f:  the mayor of Butte to Smith & W  (Continued on next page) '������������������'��������� I.  *?.." Hnrr!.;','J' ff-.i-V^-'MIA.  ?��������� t:  ���������wc*������.iij*.'.v.'_������-ifvcxv'r;������-^'.'^-;'3t^Xi::.xrr.^  ><uias'������������tc������s::  rMffgf'Vifcfri^iiWfiiiiMiMawa  ^.14.. riVlWW t.l>.rt*V.  tin out  texada Island copper company, limited  CAPITAL, $250,000.00, in shares of par value of $1.00.  LOCATION.  On Texada Island. 2'/j miles from the Town of Van Anda, and only 35 miles from the  Tyee smeltpr at Ladysniith.    Further it is within 70 miles of Vancouver.  Good Harbor and first class wagon road.  Council   Have  Opportunity to  Investigate.  Chicago, Ills.,  Sep. 3, 1910.  Smith & Woodworth,  CIS. Pender St., Vancouver, B.C.  "You   are   authorized   to   make  the  following proposition to Council.    We  will  guarantee  and   secure  the  same  l calls that are to be paid for.  From  Portland,  Oregon,  I  to subscribers, and of loss of valu-  weut to j able time in; effecting connections to  SaVlFrancTaco," and "there the Home'a telephone company, than this matter  Telephone Company's system was in I of 'wrong number' calls. The claim  process of construction. I visited the! for secrecy .in the automatic system  main exchange and several -of the | does not have much weight with me  and it is quite certain and'! although it appears to do so with the  ! genera:, public.    It is  my  experience  ; that the operator in a busy, manual  ange has little time and less in-  branches  evident that the people who are build  [ing that system have faith in the auto-  by an enforcible agreement and bond   matic  telephone   exchange,    for    the  e-:Cl  DEVELOPMENT.  "A" shaft, 85 feet.  "B" cross-cut, 27 feet.  'C" drift, 25 feet.  "D" drift, 8 feet.  Lead 8 feet wide, traced ou tlie surface for 700 feet,  district.  This showing is unsurpassed in this  July    7.  1909   July 13,  1909   July  37,  1909   1909 .  1909.   1909.   July 17,  Aug. 30,  Sept,  4,  ABSAYS.  Gold,  Oz.    0.06   0.16   0.56   0.10   O.Oo    0.44  if necessary tbat our automatic equipment will work' just as satisfactorily  with one -hundred thousand lines as  with ten thousand or one thousand  lines. We now have numerous exchanges operating more than ten thousand telephones all of them operating  on a one hundred thousand line basis  to the entire satisfaction of the public  and the investor. If the efficiency or  popularity of the service is doubted  by council we will pay the expense  of a committee to investigate automatic exchanges operating more than  ten thousand telephones including the  Pacific Coast and other large plants  in this section of the country, we reimbursing you for the expenditures."  AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC CO.  H. D. CRITCHFIELD.  Silver,  Oz.  2.80  1.26  2.00  0.60  0.88  0.60  Copper,  /<)  9.60  6.87  18.60  6.85'  7.00  5.70  Value  per ton.  '$28.29  18.13  57.12  17.23  17.06  21.33  INVESTMENT.  This is an investment, not ja gamble. The property has been proven and not a share  was offered to the public xmtil lihis was done. ��������� The Company are iai a position to commence  shipping at once.   We are offering to the public  50,000 SHARES,  the proceeds of which are to ibe ;spent in installing suitable machinery. These shares are being offered at 25 eents per *ihare. Already shares have been applied for out of this  issue. Tlie payments. are -easy���������'One-half on application aud the balance in two and four  months.  For furtker partienla.Ts 'apply to the Piseal Agents,  What Experts Say.  "Last summer I visited the Pacific  coast, and there for the first time  since my experience in Chicago some  seventeen years ago, I had the opportunity of examining the automatic sys-  tem in operation in Portland, Oregon.  It was rather a novel expenence to be  or rather hear them, being made  in that exchange of about eight thousand lines and to see the connections,  throughout the room, with practically  no   one  in  attendance  at    all,    and  reason that it is one of the best and  most expensively constructed systems  that 1 have ever visited."  "In the large majority of cases the j  defects   are  discovered   and   rectified  before the subscribers concerned are  aware that such trouble have existed.  "The advantages rightly claimed for  automatic telephones are numerous.  Of course the most important one is  that of dispensing with the need of  operators at the exchange, not only  in effecting a large saving in operating expenses, but also by solving the  'girl' problems in the exchanges, which  involve training the girls, their leaving the service abruptly when trained,  operators suitable for the work in  the necessity for resting rooms in the  exchanges, etc. These problems, together with the difficulty in obtaining  certain localities, have frequently been  the deciding "factors in determining  the adoption of an automatic exchange.  There is also the further important  advantage that, in the aggregate, much,'  time is saved in the automatic method  of connecting, and more especially of  disconnecting, subscribers, which admits, among other things of the use of  a lower percentage basis of apparatus  and of trunking circuits.  It is also.evident that the percent-  clination to listen to the subscribers  conversation.  *    *    *.   '      ��������� ���������  As-j? result of a wide investigation  of automatic telephony in the United  States and Canada, I can confirm the  claims made for automatic telephony  by its advocates as to its popularity  with the general public where it is  established, especially-that basic feature of the age which enables the  subscriber to make his own calls with.  out the intervention of an operator."  This is concurred in by all engineers  present.    See  proceedings,  American  Institute of Electrical Engineers, New  York, February 11th, 1910.  Their Favorite Poet*.  For a dyspetic  Chaucer  For a religious one  .Pope  For a jouster Shakespeare  For a cook Burns  For a paperhanger .Longfellow  For a diver  .Dryden  I For  a philologist Wordsworth  For a conchologist Shelley  ���������Life.  . age of 'wrong number' calls is, in the  another thing I learned there in Port-. natu,.e  of  things>    much    hlgher ,n  land,   from   our  own   members,   wbo<manua, than in aut0matic exchanges,  were simply subscribers to the auto-, the difflculty in hearing numerals by  H. H. STEVENS & CO.  317 PENDEB STREET, W.,  VANCOUVER, B, C.  Pk*������e mention "Western Call" when applying for shares  (Continued from page  4)       , system  since  1902.    Tbe latter *am-  pany has now, I understand, something over 5,000 phones and tbe service is excellent. There Is, of course,  some objection to the competing sys-  ttn fvom the mayor <of Sioux City  > Smith Ife WoodworCh, .-and from the  Angeles  Chamber  of  Cotmoeiree  the Vancouver IBoard oi Trade:      i  ��������� ���������'������������>*  |Tbe Mayor's Office,  Butte, Montana.  KrfeB JR. Nevin, J&a&ar..  Butte, Mon., August 1, 1910.  & ^Woodworth,  Vatwaiwer, B. 'C::  terns, such as business houses requiring both, but this is more than offset,  in my opinion, by the fact that the  competition has lowered the cost of  }the service and has improved it. Doth  companies do their best to give good  service, and the competition Is quite a  spur.  'In this state, franchises are granted  Yanooorer, B. 'C:  Dear Sir,���������  Responding to yours of the 19th,  will say tbat we find tbe Introduction  of two telephone systems to great advantage in our worts, and most of tbe  institutions of tbe city report favorably cm tbe proportion.    1 am con-  matic system, was that from their ex  perience they preferred the automatic  system to the manual system, on account of its certainty of conveying the  signals,   and   not   giving   the   wrong  numbers.    Another point,  which  was  new to me,'and which''was first made  known to me by a subscriber who was  an  electrical man  and had  an  automatic exchange system connected with  his residence, was  that occasionally  a lineman came looking for trouble on  the circuit before the subscriber knew  that there was any trouble.   It appears  tbat In the exchange, instead of waiting for trouble to be reported from the  outside, tbey locate the trouble on the  line from the exchange and remove it  promptly  before    the    subscriber is  aware that there is any trouble.  Another interesting device connected with the system, which was called  to my attention, was the meter for  registering tbe calls. It appears tbat  In some of the cities on the coast the  franchise requires that tbe telephone  system must be on a meter basis, that  is, that the subscriber must pay by  the number of calls. The result is  that the companies are Obliged to  meter the system, and the meter not  only registers completed calls, but it  discards "service" calls and discards  calls tbat are not completed, so tbat  telephone, and the repitition from  voice to voice accounting for much  of this confusion. There is perhaps  no greater single cause of annoyance  Obedient Child.���������The curly-haired  little sprite of the house came running to her father in the study and,  throwing her arms about his neck,  whispered confidentially in his ear;   *  "Oh, papa, it's raining!"  Papa was writing on a subject that'  occupied his mind to the exclusion of  matters aside, so he said, rather sharply, "Well, let it rain."    ���������  "Yes, papa; I was going to," was  her quick response.���������Harper's.  BCftityiing *o  your letter  of  recertt by vote  of the  1)eopIe   the Question  Jdate, with reference to the success .of b6ing submltted at an election by the  I       Independent Telephone Company Utycouncil.   The franchise was grant-  in m*  ooBHnuuity,  voUld   say   that|ed to tbe SJoux CUy Telephone Com.  the company here has given ;tbe very !pany (Automatic) by a very large ma-  Bst  of   swtksfacfion,  and   has   been Uom>.  and  our  peop]e  bave had ^0  aecessful   in  securing tfhree to =one ,.CBlll,e to regret ;t.   gjo,,,; citv has a  Jnore    subscribers    than   the   Rocky .;popUlatloII of about 50,000 and covers  ountain Bell Company, Which is also <       a,,ea of over 44 8qnare ml]GS     n  rating an exchange ra this city.       seems to me that Vancouver  should  Prior to the entry of lthe Indepen-, haTe no hesitancy ln granting a fran-  ^ent Telephone  Company,  the    t������*le-* ehise to & company operating tbe Au-  fident no well regulated establishment  would  do without two  systems;     itltne meter actually registers only the  facilitates   work    and  enables  rapid  communication that one system does  ���������not supply.  In many Instances the same poles  are used "by bofji companies. "We are  endeavoring to have all-wires put in  the ground in the thlcWy settled parts  of the city. This obviates the use of  poles entirely.  Tours truly,  FRANK WIGGINS.  Secretary.  These men have had experience.   To  l,. ......      . _ *ivp the Council the same experience  bbone service  m this city was very tomatic system;.   You wm find  as we we have asked for a fair committee to  ^satisfactory, and while tfce entry of ,bave that the conipetItlon brin d go to these and other places and in  lie new company made an additional  Expense on our citizens, tbey are nevertheless satisfied because of the ex-  ellent service they  are receiving at  [he present time.  The city of Butte did not hesitate  giving tbe Independent Company  franchise and have not thus far had  ^ny reason to regret their action.  Yours truly,  CHAS.  P.  NEVIN.  Mayor,  pity of Sioux City,  Iowa.  Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 6, 1910.  lessrs. Smith & Woodworth,  3036 Crown Building.  [\ Vancouver,   B.   C:  lentlemen,���������  } Replying to your letter of recent  ������te concerning the telephone sys-  kms in this city, will say that, we  ive  had  the Bell  system  here  for  Ifer twenty years and the Automatic  results which far outweigh the few ob. vestigate. We will not pay the ex-  Jections and annoyances arising from lenses of any committee who have  t?ie use of the two systems. prejudged the matter and determined  We have had the Automatic system not to he convinced, but we will pay  here in Sioux City long enough to give tlle expenses of any committee emit the severest tests in winter and bracing all shapes of opinion or those  summer.'and in all kinds of weather, entirely unprejudiced. The immediate  and the fact that the number of phones proposition, therefore, before the Coun-  of this system has steadily Increased cil an<1 before the people of Vancouver,  is the best testimonial to its worth ils Investigation, and no matter what  that could be desired. j steps are taken by others, that invest!.  You  are  at  liberty   to  make  such gation will  keep up until the people  use of this letter as you wish.  Yours very truly,  A. A. SMITH.  Mayor.  Los  Angeles  Chamber  of  Commerce.  Los Angeles, Feb. 2, 1910.  Mr. William Skene,  Secretary Vancouver Board of  Trade,  are satisfied and enlightened on the  matter.  I also enclose yon a copy of onr pro.  posed agreement with the City of  Vancouver.  course, be amended in some parts,  notably in regard to conduict work.  In fact, any fair proposal of the Council will be very courteously looked  j into by my backers.  Anniversay Service in St. Michaels'!  Cfturcfr Sunday if  evening. Speaker,  Rev, A* H. Sovereign. Special Music  I  IX      Tip      PJ3T4TK      OF      MARIE   ������*���������  ESTHER SW1TZER. Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby    given    that all  creditors   and   other   having   claims  aeainst the estate of the late  Maria  Esther Switzer, who died on or about  the 10th day of June. A.D. 1S10, are re-  ouired  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,  ad-'  dresses and descriptions, full particu-'  lars of  their    claims,    duly  verified,  s^ateme^'  "f their accounts and  the  nature of the security  (if any)  held  by them. I  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE  that after the above mentioned date  tbe administratrix of tbe above mentioned estate will proceed to distribute  the assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled threto, having regard only  io the claims  with  which  sshe shall then have notice.    And the  That agreement can, of (administratrix  will  not be liable  for  the said assets or any part thereof to ; ������f������  any person or persons of whose claim  notice shall not have been received by  jher at the time of such distribution.  j    Dated Vancouver, B. C, this 8th day  of September, A. D. 1910.  t-������-������^^><H^^^<^^^tl^K^.^i^h^^^3,<^H������.^<rt|H������Kgl^.^|^^^������l ��������� l|l. l|l. ft .'l|l . <' "#'*'���������  PURE GOLD JELLY  POWDER  Only per pkge 5c  SAP0LIO  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 $l.W  GET YOUR GREEN.  TOMATOES  Now; these are scarce  12 lb for 25c;  We have just received  ? 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  FANCY WEALTHY  APPLES  Snap per Box $1.25  Try ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR  *  f  is made in  Vancouver. Those who  do their own baking will  find it the Queen of all  flours  Sold at sack $1.95  TOASTED CORN  FLAKES  3  pkgs  for  25c  I  LYLE'S GOLDEN  SYRUP  Only for 3 tins 25c  CHIVEPS FAMOUS  MARMALADE  jar   15c  SOVEREIGN CREAMERY BUTTER  3 pounds for $1.00  M  <������  I      >  i'  l������  I       '  <���������  Yours truly,  C. M. WOODWORTH.  MacGILL & GRANT. I  | Solicitors  for Hannah Sophia  Curtis, I  Administratrix.  PHONE 6126  Send us your address and we will  be only too glad to call on you  Cor. BRIDGE &  7th  -:-*������������������;��������� ���������;���������. ���������;������������������������ ���������:��������� ��������� ���������:������������������-:-������������������������:  >-������-2>'.������������p^)2s<-j^,!><-^-  Keeler's Nursery" &  ���������>  For Choice Pot Plants  tALSO BASKETS AND TUBS AT A SACRIFICE  t>411 in first class condition.  PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE  'S ���������-��������� jj������?aasat*2^:.'i ".c'.c  I  I  ills  1  I ���������*���������-���������  F  f  Vil.  i  IS-  m  I  If,  ft  i r  called out that family to raise up "ajthe earth.  royal priesthood" for the eventual salvation of tbe world.  When His chosen children wandered  Those  who hold  the views,  herein  enunciated by me, are a great multi-  ARCHBISHOP   BOURNE'S  INSIGHT, -carrier to mankind. j days of Jacob to his father Isaac.   Bri. ]                                      This was, and is God's only reason ' tain will not bow to Rome.    Her rnis-  1  shall  touch upon only  one  point'.for calling out of Chaldea, the Abra-> sion is to carry the gospel to all lands,  in the Archbishop's letter, so ably re-'hanric part of the  Hebrew race.    He ; and "to eventually rule the nations of  ferred to and criticized by Mr. D .A.  McRae in the News-Advertiser of September 10/ A. I>. 1910.  The statement is this: "I believe  that to the Catholic Church has been  committed the full revelation of Jesus  Christ; aud to her, and to her alone,  has been given authority to speak in  the name of God Himself, and to tell  mankind what they are to believe and  what they are to do."     *      *      *     *  LIGNO-CONCRETE:   AN   EARLY  FORM OF REINFORCED  CONSTRUCTION.  By  Thomas  Parker.  Recently a report on reinforced con  struction work has been prepared by j  the  engineer in  chief of  the  harbor  tude, including many thousands of lit-' board     at     Rockhampton,   Australia,  away from the path of duty, they were ; erary men and women in Britain, Can-  punished. And yet the Almighty, in ada, United States, the entire British  numerous ways, set forth'in tlie prom- Empire, and the continent of, Europe,  ises to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses,  especially in the north.  David, Solomon, the prophets, and  even to Israel in . exile, that in the  Israelites   He   would   save  the   world,  Continental Europe, swayed by  Rome, is jealous of Britain, and hates  her for the very reason that .the older  'At the root of all this apostolic work,'and bless the human family.   In them  people hated .lesus Christ.  as far as we can see, lies the return I all the nations were to be blessed.  of England to the Catholic faith, and  to the allegiance she so readily gave  to the apostolic sec, prior to her apos-  tacy of the sixteenth century.  This is where England, in her broad  sense, stands today.    She is the light  Even though Archbishop Bourne  used the word "England," he knows  well that this word in effect includes  carrier to the human family, and the   the whole Empire, United States, Scan-  Roman church is not.   Hence the Arch- \ dinavia,. Denmark  and   Holland,     lie-  oause he means to say that the prin-  way of^ his pretensions,    lie tells us  cipal resistance to his church is repre-  Of the above  quotation    I   wish  to bishop finds this Israel-England in the  refer closely to the statement in  following words selected from the above:   that his church is the only mssioner.' senteii  by the  Protestantism  of   Eng-  "At. the root of all tliis apostolic;, 1 answer him, and say that God affirms land,-which is fairly characteristic of  work lies the return of England to the that "His covenant people," the House Uu; above nations.  Catholic faith." This infers, or states of israel. arc His true and divinely ap-j Anglo-Saxondom never did and never  point; blank that England once was in ' pointed miosioners. No wonder then will give up personal freedom Tor spir-  the Catholic faith and that she got out'that. Archbishop Bourne is wonried .itual and intellectual bondage. Anglo.  of that faith, and that she is out of! over the attitude of Israel-England, j Saxon. Briton, British, Dane and Tute,  the Catholic faith today. Befoie  the  death  of  Christ,  under .all Hebrewvnames or words, are a con-  The first of these statements is not;pagan Roman sway, many Hebrews of,federate band in the world, so strong  historically true, in anything like a \ ancient Israel had established them-: and fearless, under the inspiring word  complete sense. But 1 readily agree'selves in Ireland, Wales, England and and spirit of God, that they are doing,  that England is not in the Roman :Scotland. That these people were a and will do the work of the true mis-  Catholic faith today. And this is the'part of the scattered houses of Israel, siouary. because divinely appointed  one item of the above which makes 'referred to by Christ and his apostles, thousands of years ago.  the Archbishop's statement, important, is today a well known fact; well known Cardinal Manning holding the same  England is out, and the Roman Cath- to those who have carefully studied view as Archbishop Bourne concern-  olic: Church wishes to have her in its  the matter,  faith.  I believe that he speaks truth at this  point. ,Now, why does the reverend  gentleman wish England within the  Church of Rome? It is so plain that  on answer is needed. But why does  His, Grace use the words  ,ing England, has a plan lp force this  When Christ was crucified by-pagan   British-Israel, antagonism   to   the   pa-  Rome,  the  persecutions  of  the  early 'pacy  into subjection.    Hear the  Car-  Christians became - very fierce. For  two reasons these early Christians  went away from the centres of perse-  dinal as to the only possible, but awful?  plan:--  "There is only one solution of the  cution to other lands and regions out- difficulty,  and that    is    the    terrible  side of .Jerusalem, and afterwards from scourge of continental war, a war that  "At   the   root   of  all   this   apostolic Rome, that ancient pagan city on the  will'.exceed the horrors of any of the  work lies the return of England to the;banks of the Tiber. One reason was  Catholic faith.-?" By the words "all | that they fled for safety. Another was  this apostolic work" he means the that Christ commanded His followers  work of the Roman"Catholic Church;to seek out the "lost sheep of the  throughout the whole world, as "is' House of Israel." Hence several of  plainly seen hy~a perusal of his letter. J these    noble    Israelite^   followers   M  wars of the Empire. In spite of all obstacles, the Vicar of Jesus Christ will  be put again in his own rightful place.  But that day will not be until his adversaries have crushed each other with  mutual   destruction."    Thus  then  the  And in" his opinion that part of this j Christ went to Britain, to where Israel  chief adversary (England) to Rome is  world's work,  the very "root" of the was officially gathering at that time,  whole   matter,   is   the   conversion   of;    They were gathering to the "Isles  England.to Rome.   7 'of the sea: afar off," to the land in  Now', why did he name England? which they were to grow into a rnul-  Wlly not name Russia, or Turkey, ������or titude to fill the whole earth, and from  Persia,-or- Germany? Why is England which to go out and "push the nations  the Root of Resistance, the root of the as with horns of -.unicorns";,  whole enterprise? Is the Archbishop! If the Archbishop could win England  right in his statement;    in his diag- to worship according to the teachings  to be crushed  into submission'.  . E.  ODLUM.  Vancouver, B.C., September 13, 1910.  nosis of the immense value of England's conversion \o the Roman Catholic  church?  of ancient and modern Rome, then  England once more would be severely  punished for apostasy, as was the case  He  speaks the truth  in this state- in 721 B. C., for sin, her forefathers,  ment. He sees very accurately. His  insight is perfect^, in this'problem and  its relation to "all the apostolic work"  throughout the world, i And as he sees  the exact status of England as the  "root"7of resistance .to-the endeavors  of his church, so he requires his people to join with him in converting this .  under the name of the House of Israel,  were exiled among their enemies.  Gildas, the British historian, says:  "that Christianity was introduced into  Britain' five years after 'the Crucifixion."  Baroriius. a Roman Catholic, says  "that the British church was founded  very England from its apostasy to & ten years ^before the Roman, church."  belief that he and his Roman Catholic j    Eusebius, in 320A. D., says:    "The  o-workers f rom the Pope down are the apostles passed beyond the ocean to  only authorized preachers of the Gos- the isles called the Brittanic isles."  pel of our Lord Jesus Christ. He Origen, 240 A. D., says: "Britain  singles out England, because this na- holds the religion of-Christ."  tion has pre-eminently from the begin-j Dr. Lingard, a Romanist, says: "It  ning been the adamantine stone of re- was! about the year 43 that the Roman  sistance to the false pretensions of the \ power obtained a permanent footing in  Roman Catholic church. | Britain, from which period there must  Now, why is England the bulwark have been a constant communication  of resistance to the Archbishop and his .between the provincial government and  church?   It is in his way, and has been the imperial court; and an annual in  flux- of-strangers -into. the......land,  (of  Britain), increasing in  proportion  as  in his churcK'sway from- the very beginning. This is true today, and he  would have it otherwise. Can he?.the Romans extended their conquest.  Can the archbishops, the cardinals, From some of these already proselyte's  the Pope and the entire church bring1, to the new faith, it is probable that  England into the fold of the papacy? Christian doctrines were silently dis  seminated among the natives."  Sabellius Enno says: "Chrin'vanity  was privately professed elsewl. /, but  the first nation that proclaim . it as  their religion, and called 'itr Christian, after the  name    of    C  Can they?  I answer no.    Not. now.    Not ever.  "As it was in the beginning, is now,  and   ever   shall   be.     World   without,  -end.-   Amen."    They all. must fail.  In   the   beginning     Rome    did   not  Christianize  Britain.    At  no  time .in'j Britain."  the history of the past 1000 years did j    Pclydore Vergih and C;  Rome Christianize Britain.   She never I both loyal Roman Catholi  did, and never will. "Britain was the first of  Now  1'come to  the reason  of  the to receive the Christian f"  trouble   of   the   Archbishop   on     this      Genebnml renutrk.s:    '  rock of religious resistance, this "root" ��������� ttrilain consisted not on1  of   permanent   opposition,     which   he she w;is the  first conn*  places in the forefront of success    or ; national   capacity  pnbl  failure, in the missionary attempts of T herself  Christian, hut  his  church  to    Romanise    the  whole confession   when   the  world. ''itself  was  pagan, i\xn'    >  The  chief  reason  is  the   following,'cutor of  Christianity,  set out in  short, pithy statements of;  st, was  .al Pole,  said that  countries  e glory of  n this, that  which in a  professed  e  made   this  man   Empire  cruel   perse-  fact:���������  England, representing Britain, is officially the Ten-Tribed Nation of ancient Israel. This fact has been  proved beyond a peradventure by  scores of unanswerable cited facts.  Ephrairo, in the days of the Ten-  Tribed nation, represented the "House  of Israel," as differing from the House  of Judah. And of Ephraim-Israel it  was foretold that in the latter days-he  would rule the world, that he would  push the nations to the ends of the  earth, and that he would be the light  carrier to the human family.  Britain is Ephraim-Israel, and therefore the divinely appointed light car  rier to the whole world. England has  from the beginning of the Christian  era to this hour been the leader in the  true evangelization of the world. Now  the Archbishop knows that in the way  of his church stands the true missioned   Old   England.    Rome   is "not,  ���������ity was ques-  :ds by the am-  Spain, at the  and never was appointed the evangel vinely appointed missioner from   the  This priority of at  tioned on political g.  bassadors of Fran-"  Council of Pisa, A. i). 7*17.   The council, however, affirmed it.    The ambassadors appealed to the Council of Constance, A. D. 1419, which confirmed the  decision of P isa.  This was again confirmed by the  Council of Sena, and then acquiesced  in. This decision laid down that the  churches of France and Spain were  bound to give way in the points of  antiquity and precedency to the  Church of Britain, which was founded  by Joseph of Arimathea, "immediately  after the passion of Christ."  So then, long before Rome sent Augustine and his monks to Britain, the  Gospel had been carried over to this  Ephriam-Israel land, but Paul and  other Israelites carried the Gospel to  their brethren in Britain, just after the  crucifixion.  Britain  is Israel.    Israel is the di-  THE WONDERFUL WORLD  BENEATH YOUR FEET.  Many a boy living on a farm or in  what he thinks a humdrum village,  reads of snowcapped mountains and  great gorges hollowed out of solid  rock by the constant action of a flowing stream. He hears perhaps of  railroads Whose'beds are cut through  bowlders and ledges, showing in the  cutting the different formations .of the  rocky walls. If he is interested in  geology, he sighs for a glimpse of  these wonders, and thinks a bit enviously of the boy who lives where he  can study these things at first hand,  never dreaming that ��������� just as wonderful things are lying' close beside his  own doorstep.  How about these stones out. in-the  south meadow that must be laboriously hauled away before the plowing  can be done? Where do you suppose  they came from? Who put them  there? Why are they rounded and  smooth? And where im-your neighborhood is there any bed of rock from  which they could, have been broken?  These stones which are impatiently  tossed away as nuisances, have a  history quite as wonderful'as that-of  the canons and granite masses of  which you(Jiave been reading. Suppose you pick up one of these cobblestones and try to learn, its story.  Boulders, we are told, are lost rocks  which in by gone days have broken  loose from some parent ledge and been  carried by the action of the "slow  moving ghacier or running water from  its melting or other sources, and left  stranded in some distant sy>ol. That  stone from the field has the same  history; it was broken from some far  distant ledge centuries ago, and, toss-  e'd and borne along, rounded smooth  by the action oE the water, it has  come to rest at last in your field, so  far from its original rocky ledge that  you could probably never find where  it had  first belonged.  The little stream in the meadow is  going through the same processes of  hollowing out a pathway that the  mountain torrent has taken. The hills,  the woods, valleys and level land are  all carrying out nature's laws; every  leaf aud blossom holds a romance.  You''need not go far afield to learn  the story of the earth; it is being  told all about you, on every.side. If  you do not hear its voio������ it is only  because you do not understand, and  have not learned to use your eyes and  your thoughts in considering the common things of the everyday world  that lies beneath your very feet.  speaking very favorably of the durable 11  nature of the structure. This is a  river wharf and was designed and  carried out seventeen years ago by  the writer. At that time no other  reinforced concrete work of that, type  was known, and it was regarded as a  pioneer in that kind of construction.  The substantial nature of the work,  after seventeen years' test, and the  opinion of the inspecting engineer,  that it will probaby be as sound at  the end of one hundred years as it is  now, will give interest to the following description of the work.  For     several     years     the     timber  wharves belonging to the city of Rockhampton,  although  built  of  the  most  durable hardwoods of Australia, with  Aluntz-inetal overing to the piles, had  been   subject   to   the   ravages   of   the  teredo.     One   costly   wharf   literally  collapsed   and   fell   into   the   Fitzroy  River-, having been undermined by the  well-known marine scourge whicii had i  honeycombed    the    supporting    piles.  As  a  protective  measure,  the. device  was adopted  of  driving  piles  on  the |  front line of the wharf, and inclosing  these piles in monolithic cement concrete.    The rock  forming the bed of  the river was excavated to form two  grooves   into   which   the   concrete   is  tied.    This.concrete fron^ waif is also  tied to the land by piles driven into  the river bank behind connected with  wrought-iron rods 1% inches in diameter.    The main piles are in  couples  at 10.feet distance longitudinally, on  which   are   bolted   upper   and   lower  walling  timber^  to  stiffen  the  initial  limber   structure   before   inclosing   it  with the cement concrete.   The latter  was   composed   of   6   parts   of   stone  gravel, and sand to 1 part of Portland  cement,  and  laid  successfully  within  a sheet-piled and canvas curtain.   The  concrete was mixed and filled into a  canvas bag, and lowered down to the  bottom,  with  the  mouth'  of  the  bag^  downward, loosely secured by a cord,  one end of which reached to the work- j  man   above  water.    When   each  bag  of   concrete   reached   the   bottom,   or  surface of concrete work in progress,  by pulling on the cord, the concrete  was gently discharged while the bag  was  slowly  hoisted  from  its'" resting  place.   By this method the mixed concrete was laid 18 feet below low water  without washing out the cement.    A  return wall at each end was constructed  in a  similar  manner,  of reduced,  dimensions, to carry the wall to the  land arid shut out the tidal water from  the   back   of   the   work.     The   space  behind was then filled up with earth  and gravel, and a itimber decking laid  on top to carry the traffic.    Cast-iron  fender pieces were fixed to the front  of  the  wall,  which   thus   presents   a  surface of indestructible materials to  the river front.  The advantages of this new method  of wharf building were claimed to be  the following: Entire protection  against the teredo, a substantial  structure with a minimum thickness  of concrete wall, secured* by the hold  of the driven 'piles in*the rock and the  tie rods to the solid land at the back.  Also the avoidance of the objectionable spaces under" the old form of  timber wharves which harbor rats and  filth; and a premanent structure at  little more than the cost of timber  structures.  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 malic by  WEIFORD  this MOUNT   1JMASANI'  PHOTOGli APHEK  GOH. WESTMINSTER AYE. and BROADWAY  OPP. FIKE HALL  ���������manaJ  -.,rj������  Save the Pieces  If you have the misfortune to l\  break your . glasses and we will  be able to fit another lens exactly  the same or if you happen to  lose them  Our Expert Optician  by the aid of the latest scientific  method of eye testing will fit  you another pair as good,   if not  better than the old ones.'  WATCHMAKER and .TEWKLLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  .j.^,.;.rf}.;.(������,.;.������>.j.t$K',������,.j.i������,.;.<S>.������,,t1.^  '.* - *i*  J. ���������>  ' For good values in %  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS 1  Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  f  *  <*&������!*���������,4������S>4'$4'*$>^<g������^$,{^4K&������!*���������K*^ .'  '"Alio, Bill! You do look pale an'  thin. Bill. Wot's wrong, Bill? Been ill,  Bill?"  Thus one jovial frequenter of the  gutter to a friend he had not seen for  weeks. i  Bill passed a horny hand across his  wear yrow.  "No," he answered, "I rfin't been ill  ���������it's work! Work from ten in the  mornin" till nine at night, and only one  hour's    rest.    Tink  of it, mate���������jest  TUBERCULOSIS   IN   UNITED   KINGDOM;    '  Tuberculosis costs the United Kingdom 00,000 lives and $40,00ir,u00 every  year. These are the two most startling facts emphasized in a special appeal to the public issued by tne National Association for the Prevention  of Consumption. The terrible point  about the whole tiling is that this  deadly scourge is not hereditary, but  infectious, and could be stamped out  in a generation if only the public  would realize the awful death roll-  and the heavy loss the diseases means  to them". Although these facts have  been placed before the British public  again and again they have been slow  to move, arid apparently regard the  ravages of the disease with Orientallike indifference. "It is the will of  Allah,' might well be the explanation  of their attitude, and while it is so  there seems little chance of ridding  the country of the "white scourge."  The association are appealing for  funds to educate the nation out of its  indifference into action. It is to be  hoped that they will succeed in their  object, and that rapidly. As matters  stand, every year 90,000 lives and $40,-  000,000 are lost solely through the inaction and indifference of the people.  * THE  *  *  f-  V  <3>  I     I    I    I I���������  Acme Plumbing & Heating Co.  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WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  Campers  Station now  a t  Ocean Pari  ���������4 trains each way each day  If you are camping you can't afford to miss OCEAl  PARK.     Call at 329 Pender Street  WEEK END RATES  To OCEAN PARK and WHITE ROCK good Saturday morning  to Monday night. ���������py������HM/-**"  ������lfc*M������������'-������?*,*rT-."��������� * ���������  rK-v������irr;i].|~ir,7-  CHURCHES  Baptist  TT .PLEASANT  Baptist Ohurch-  ���������Cor. lOth-Ave. and-QuebecSt.  S. Everton .B.A., trustor.  25013th Avenue.East.  pPreaohing Services���������11 a. in.  and 7:3'  p. m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p. m  [IB: Y. P. U.���������Monday, 8 p;m.  \) Methodist   MT. PLEASANT CHROH.���������.  Corner Tenth a*e. and Ontario    -.  ^Services���������Preaching at 11 a. m and a'  7:00 p. m.      Suuday School and Bibh  Class at 2:80 p. m.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall, B.A.BD.  Pastor.  Parsonage 123 Eleventh avenue, west. TeU  p'ione 36J4.   Presbyterian  MT. PLEASANT Church-  corner Jihilb ave. and Quebei: ������t.  Sunday Services���������Public worship ai  11 a. m aud7:00p.ui ; Suuday schoo.  and Bible Class at 2.30 p.. ui.;    Monday���������Christian Eiuicavor at 8:00p. ui  Wednjjsday���������Prayer Meeting at 8:0<  p. m.' Friday���������Choir practice.  Rev. J. W. Woodside, M. A.,  Res. 170 Ninth avc. W.      Tel. B.sa������8.    PaWH ���������  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cor. Wei ton and 26th.   One block east  of Westminster Ave.  services���������Sunday 1������.-00a. m. aud 7;8t>  p. iu.   Sunday School 2:80,  Wednesday���������Prayer meeting 8:00 p. tn.  Rkv. J. H. Cam*>rom, B. A.,  Residence Cor; Quebec, and 21st. Pastes  The Right Way.  If I could live my whole life over  I'd take the sun to be my guide,  And daily shine on saint and sinner  And blessings give on every side.  I'd seek no more for selfish pleasures,  But work to help my fellow-men;  Each hour some little uplift giving  ,   To raise the whole by deed or pen.  Far greater 'tis to give than garner,  For selfish .ends, a godly store;  Far better help the needy neighbor  Than see thiue own grow more asftl  more.  Far better when the night comes darkling,  If I can say: "Throughout this day  I have made others brighter, happier,  Because  my footsteps  passed their  wayi"  THE NEW  RUSSO-JAPANESE  TREATY.  The new Russo-Japanese treaty is  generally accepted as an agreement in  the interest of international peace.  China, the country most affected, has j  expressed satisfaction over the mutual  pledge of Russia and Japan to adhere  to the terms of the treaty of Portsmouth, and to maintain in Manchuria  SEARCH   FOR   TREASURE.  Divers  Seek  for  Armada   Galleon  on  0  Floor of the  Sea���������Many  Relics  Found.  Argylshire, England���������The treasure  seekers are busy In. Tobermory Bay  hunting for the 30,000,000 "pieces of  eight" which went (Town with the  .wrecked Armada galleon Florencia.  After three days' diving a number of  articles which belonged to the sunken  Spauiiard have been brought up, including a small sword and an ancient  carpenter's caulking tool. Pieces of  the hull have also been brought up,  and it has been proved by experiment that the galleon can not be sunk  more than'sixteen feet below the bottom of the bay.  Anglican  ST. MICHAELS���������  Oornei 9th ave. and Prtnie Edward ������t.  Services���������Moruiug Prayer at 11 a. in  aud Evensong at 7:80 p. in. each Suu  day.   Holy Commuuiou ou tirst am  tbird Sundays in each month aftei  Morning Prayer, and on second and  fourtn Snnd'-^s at b :00 p.  m.     Sunday School at. 2:80 p.m.  Rev, G..H. Wilson,'Rector.  f kSectory, Cor. Ave. 8th and Prince Kdward 8t.|  Telephone L35l:i.  CENTKxi, Li' BAPi 1ST (JHU UCH���������  Corner Tenth Ave. and Laurel dl.  ^Services -French uik  at  11  a.in.   an:  7:30 p.m    Sunday School at 2.80, p.nj  Rev P. Clifton Parker, M. A ,  11th Ave, w  Pantot.  Latter Day Saints  REORGANIZED Church of Christ-  837 Ninth avenue cast.  Services���������������Bvery Sunday eveuing at fr  o'clock.   Sunday school at 7 o'clock  Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 p. m  . .1. S. Rainey. Elder.  LODGES  ^dependent Qrqer  of Oddfellow.������  [T. PLEASANT Lodge No. 19.  r.X   Meets every Tuesday at 8 p. m  f in I. O. O. F. Hall Westminster ave.  I Mt. Pleasant.     Sojourning brethrei  [.cordially invited to attend.  \. Campbell, Noble Grand, Adela P. O  Vi Douglas, Vice Graud, 2<ith & Westr  Fhos- Sewell, Rec. Sec. 181 7th ave. H.  Lova! Orange Lodge  T. PLEASANT L. O. L. No. 184a  Meets the 1st nnd 3d Thursday ol  eachmonth >������t 8 p. nf,  ii  the K. of P H ill  AH     visiting   Brethrei  cordially welcome.  -John Coville, W. Mc  80;13th ave. W.  N. E. Lougheed, Sec>  725 17th ave., W.  Independent .^^...f*?*������!?^*..  HlOURT VANCOUVER   No    18SK  l>   Meets 2d and -Ith Mondays of eacl  lmonth at 8 p. m., iu the Uddfello^f  IfHall, Mt. Pteasruit.      Visiting bretli-  era alwavs welcome.  H. Hankins., Chiof Rauper  M.. J. OrbhaN, Rec. Sec  XXI Primes* stre������*t. '������������������'''  lA. Pengelly, Financial Secretary. .  . 2S7 Eleventh aveimeeafr  Piano Tuning  Expert  Rjepair Work.  Faetory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  fcavc your orders at the Western Call  :=\  FLOUR  Try our  Imperial Brand  The Best Bread Flour.  FEED  Best quality of HAY, GRAIN,  CHOP and POTLTRY  SUPPLIES.    *  |pratt's Poultry Food  The wonderful egg producer.  A BOX. 25c and 50c.  i. W. KEITH  {roadway and Westminster Road  PHONE 1637  AFRICAN ART.  A remarkable collection of specimens of native African art, gathered  in the southern Belgian Congo region,  is now being arranged aud classified  in the British Museum. Its importance is largely due to the fact that  it was made before the almost complete disappearance of native art in  that 'part of Africa, due to the importation of cheap European productions. The collection is regarded as  throwing a new light on  savage art  the status quo and the principle of tue in Africa- esP<*ially ������* its assemblage  of   portrait   statues   of   past   native  open   door  meat.  for  commercial    develop-  SearcTi^or Armada Treasure.  The search for the sunken Armada  treasure ship Florencia in Tobermory  Bay liegan a few days ago under the  supervision of Ilieut.-Colonel Mackenzie Foss, of 'London, has already been  rewarded iby some interesting discoveries. Working with the most modern  equipment, the diver has recovered  two gun "barrels of small calibre, two  powder flasks, several small cannon  balls aud what appears to toe a seaboard, all encrusted with lime. Two ,  coins were :Slso picked up in a trawl,  and these villi be forwarded to the  British .Museum for examination. The  galleon has.;  it  is   believed, 'been   lo-  rulers carved out of wood. There is  a beautiful carved throne, and there  are wooden caskets and cups, as well  as specimens of unique textile fabrics  resembling    velvet, made    from  upper skin cf the palmleaf.  the  \  KEEPING  OUR  IN   TOUCH    WITH  FELLOWS.  Everything we gain for ourselves  should make us more sympathetic and  more helpful as far as our fellows are  concerned. There are some young  people who come back from college  out of touch with their old friends,  ! and even aloof from their fathers and  mothers, who have sacrificed to give~  them their advantages. But the 'education that keeps us at a distance from  ��������� ^ ���������     ,���������.. . ,    oui- Kind, has missed the vital thing.  cated  witMn   an  area of   loO   yards  People who are so cultivated tHat they  SOBER BRITAIN.  Figures published in a Blue Book  oh the Licensing Laws show a gratifying decrease in the number of convictions for drunkenness in England  and Wales. A comparison between  the years 1908 and 19u9 gives the  following result:���������  Convictions���������1908    .. 187,803  1909  ..169,518  Decrease   18,285  The decrease in England and Wales  is thus 9.74 per cent. In Scotland it  was 19 per cent., in Scottish towns  27 per cent., and in Ireland 8 per cent.  A   MARVELLOUS   PIECE  OF  TAPESTRY.  In the public library at Baycux is a  linen canvas two hundred and fourteen feet long by twenty inches broad,  representing the invasion and son-  quest of England by the Normans.  Tradition says it was the work of  Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, or that she at least superintended the work and afterwards presented it to the cathedral of Bayeux.  It contains figures of men, quadrupeds, birds, and sphinxes, buildings,  ships and trees���������one thousand five  hundred and twelve in all. The picture has seventy-two divisions, a tree  dividing each event, and it is a faithful representation of the customs and  costumes of that time.���������Exchange.  Waiting in Vain.���������Disgusted Fisherman (emptying his bait into the  stream)���������"Hanged if Til wait on you  any longer. Here! Help yourselves."  ���������Life.  CRIMINAL   REFORM.  Th3_ Hon. J. G. Findlay, Attorney-  General and Minister of Internal  Affairs for New Zealand, has introduced' in Parliament a measure of  prison legislation which embraces  some revolutionary provisions.  The Bill provides for tbe eim"'������'p  segregation of hardened criminals of  the "habitual" type in circurstances  which would prevent and possibilitv of  communication with friends Qr fellow  criminals. It also proposes the con-  sexual perverts, and for thp ereTtio-  of separate reformatories, for roe::.  women and youths, wf". a sv<??em of  rewards for good conduct, and opportunities for getting a fresh start ������n life  on the expiration of the pericd of  detention. \  These reformatories wou'd  be i'?ptl  'exclusively   for   minor  offend-���������'���������*.   ,,w?  'object beinc to prevent such '���������"!������''*������������������  meanants from suffering from the pvi-  son  taint.  1 New Zealand's nresent mfcon system has some extremely interesting  features, which might be worth the  study of the Home Secretary's- advisors in England and other parts of  the  Empire.    T^e indetermirate  sen-  ��������� fence    for    habitual    offenders,    and  ���������useful productive work on the land  for prfBnnprs hsva h:."l nnfRble re'-'''**  here already. One. effect, nf the in-  dpforminate BPite*i"e woij'd seem-*���������"  fif. itinf- Tir0fesri"r>?'l cirn'Ti9.1?: tr ~t-*  to    p-pf    pn-ov    fr~Ti    ftip    *viiir:+>-v    o'*i-  <rcfy<(\f   whjrb.   P",,rPVe'\  it   i".nv bo   *���������������������  'nnr'iiiciiWs   5a  an  excellent  thin*  jfiv >jo>v Zealand. >��������� ���������  A Hubby's Hobby.���������A gentleman  formerly attached to the American  embassy at London tells how an old  country sexton in a certain English  towr.. in showing visitors around the  churchyard, used to stop at one tomb-  stoiit: and say:  ���������This 'ere is the tomb of 'Enry  'Oi'e' an' 'is eleven woives."  ���������"oven!" exclaimed a tourist, on  one cccasion. "Dear me! That's  rabet- a lot, isn't it?"  Whereupon! the sexton, looking  graviv at his questioner, replied:  "Well,   mum,   yer   see,   it   war  an  'obby of 'is'n."���������Harper's.  ������������������������������������������������������'  Cap'.ured.���������Sandy was having his  first u.ste of life in the African for-  ?-r������. Borrowing a gun, he set off  one' d?y in search of game. A little  lr.ter his companion spied in the distance" Sandy running at full speed for  i'.aiv.L-, with a huge lion behind him,  gaining at every step. "Quick! Quick!  Jock!" he cried. "Open the door.  I'm bringing him home alive."���������Auckland Weekly News.  Sound the Circle.���������Chronic Old  Growler (whose subject, as usual, is  the country, and how quickly It is going to the doss)���������"And after all, It's  you farmer chaps as is at the root of  all the evil. You raise tbe corn, and  the corn raises the whisky; whisky  raises politicians, and politicians raise  all the trouble we have in the country."���������M. A. P. ������j  ���������      *      *   ', -   - r  square, and the bottom will be system  aticaily probed down to bedrock  -.  RICE ROLLS IN INDIA.  The most Important of the agricul-  can see nothing good in one who is  guilty of some trifling braaeh of etiquette, and who are as much repelled  by the man who eats with His knife  !as if he were a thief, have more re-  tural industries of India is the culti- finement than is good for them. It  vation of rice, of which a number of was George Eliot who said that the  varieties are produced, differing in true end of culture is to make human  size, shape and color of grain, as well j beings love each other better. What-  as in suitability for culinary purposes, lever tends to diminish sympathy  More than 70,000,000 acres are an- 'rather than increase it, to lessen un-  nually put under rice in India, and derstanding rather than enlarge it, is  samples of all the varieties produced t.o be avoided.  have  recently  been  analyzed by  Mr.    David Hooper.    One of these is pecu- THE   REAL  OWNER.  liar in that it is too glutinous to be The real owner of a picture is not  boiled in the ordinary way. The diffi- of necessity the one who pays so  culty is avoided by boiling it in bam- many thousand dollars for its posses-  boo tubes, and after being thus pre- sion, but he who is capahle of seeing  pared, it is left in the tubes to be and enjoying its beauty. Sometimes  eaten cold, especially by travellers, people who are the nominal owners  When the rice is to be eaten, the of fine libraries, in reality have no  bamboo is peeled off and a long roll of more right in them than the servant  rice appears, which forms an excellent who dusts them morning by morning,  substitute  for  bread. JAnd the boy who pours ovgi- his little    i dog-eared  copy   of Tennyson,   by  the  BURGLAR-PROOF GLASS.   "~      light of a tallow candle, is really richer  A new glass has recently been pro- in books than the possessor of a thou-  duced  by  a famous    firm  of French  sand volumes who is incapable of un-  glass-makers which is intended to be  derstanding  the  contents  of  one    of  proof against the ordinary attacks of them.  burglars. Sd many cases of burglary i .Someone has sax. "I-'woiild rather  have been committed by the breaking be able fo appreciate things I do not  of show-windows and snatching of have, than to have things 1 am not  valuables on exhibition that a special able to appreciate." That is the whole  effort has been made to'end this par- matter in a nutshell. The real pos-  ticular form of depredation., The glass sessor of beautiful and inspiring things  now produced is made by a secret pro- is he who is able to appreciate their  cess, but the makers alimit that thick- beauty and respond to their inspira-  ness and care in its manufacture are tion.  the principal essentials.    It    is made  about three-ouarters of an inch thick,  and, on test, has resisted the blow of  DISINFECTING   RAILWAY   CARS.  A German engineer has solved tho  a-10-pound iron disk, thrown against difficult problem of sterilizing a rail-  it from distances ranging from 10 to way-coach quickly, thorbugh'y ard  20 feet. A hole four-tenths of an inch inexpensively, without taking out fitt-  in diameter at the outer surface was ings and hangings. It is easily under-  made by the impact from tbe greater stood that cars may readily be carriers  distance.    The same b'ow would have of    disease-germs,    and    of    more re-  shattered   ordinary   plate   glass   completely.  JAPAN   AND   THE   WESTERN  POWERS.  The .Tar.ane.se government has notified the European powers of the ter-  pulslve. if less dangerous vermin.  The Gennan coaches, returned from  .Russia, are often in filthy condition.  By the newly devised plan, each is  run into a specially constructed stee!  cylinder, at the Potsdam shops, sealed  in. and heated   by steam-coils to  140  minrtion of its existing commercial degrees F. Air ,is then pumped out  treaties in 1911. This action marks until such a vacuum i? formed within  the emergence of Japan upon a level the Cylinder that water will boil in it  of equality wit^i the first-class powers, at that temperature. Thus all mcis-  The treaties in question were airbed ture is evaporated from the car with-  to by Japan eleven years ago. ifter \ out injury from great heat. For  tbe Western powers had abolish"'! the special purposes of disinfection the  special settlements and special ^veign . cylinder is then filled with formalde-  co.urts which -"-ere humiliating to Jap- hyde gas. which kills all insects and  anese pride. Under these tre?.t>es,; germ life in the car. In 24 hours the  which were a>relic of the old condition .car is ready for service.  of inferiority, Japan was    limited to j   what have   been  known   as   "conven- A New Twist,  tional" duties of not more than from  5 to 10 per cent. u"on the most important imports. The effect was to  make the Japanese statutory duties inoperative. The treaties ran for a  I period  of  twelve  years.    Japan   now j  Knicker���������Bread   is   to   te   sold    by  weight.  Bocker���������Then   my   wife   can   make  us rich���������Xew York Sun.'  Nothing Else.  Friend���������So you dined at a way sta-  Trave'er���������Twenty  ley Blade.  minutes.���������Berke-  J  contemplates a highly protective tariff, I tion.   What did you have for dinner?  with   a large  increase   in   rates,  and  will  avail  itself of the expiration of  existing treaties to    negotiate    more  favorable   arrangements.     The     com-      A Near Neighbor.���������"Was your hus-  imercial treaty between Japan and the band kind to you during your illness?"  United  States does not    expire until      "Kind?   Oh, indade. mum, Mike was  .1912.  more loike a neighbor than  band."���������Life.  hus-  "i  TO OUR READERS!  - " /   ���������'  By special arrangement we offer you a great  opportunity to read  e  EDMOND ROSTAND'S wonderful " Charitecler" is the dramatic serijsation  of the world. In it Rostand proves himself to be one of the greatest dram-  atists 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  bell of today, and today's problems,  are heard through the medium of  ���������' Chahtecler's" deliciously up-to-  date slang. No language contains  sufficient superlatives to describe it.  Only reading and study will enable  you to appreciate it. It has aroused  all Prance���������-London has gone mad  over;it.  The Only English Translation f  'R������.stair- has chosen Hampton's  Magazine *��������� Ahe medium through which  to present Chantecler" to the English-reading world. The publication will be in four instalments, ;onc act to each instalment, beginning in the June number. The translator is the same  who helped to make "Cyrrmo de Bergerac *' so fascinating to American bonklovers.  We have made special arrangements with the publishers of HAMPTON'S by which our  readers roay get "Chantecler" and the many other fine features published in HAMPTON'S  in connection with our own paper, practically without cost.   Read our offer below.  OTHER  EXPENSIVE  FEATURES    '  A  \  f  Hampton's Magazine every month con-,  tains the most costly, most important, and '  most interesting contents ever put between  the covers -.of a general magazine. "Peary's  Own Story''' <;������ the discovery of the North  Pole, a S5(J,0H')0 feature, is now in its most interesting slage, giving the positive "proofs"  that Commander Peary and no other man dis-  coveic 1 the North Pole. "The True History  of the Southern Pacific Railroad " by Charles  Edward Russell is one of the greatest mag-  azitae serials ever published. Mrs. Rheta  Childe Dorr's articles on the "Power of the  Women's Clubs"are without an equal in their  appeal to women everywhere. Fiction contributors include the foremost story-tellers of  the world : Arthur Stringer has a new series  called "The Adventures of an Insomniac;"  James B. 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The only sure way of getting all of " Chantecler " is to send today,  * ,  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  s     CLIP THIS COUPON NOW.  Pub. Western Call, Vancouver, K. C.  EnHoeed $2.00 'for which send the 'Western Call  for tvie year p.nti Hampton's Magazine for one year,  in accordance with your special ciicr.  NAME..  STREET THE WESTERN CALL, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  m  ft  I  1  s  B-W  ���������������.  11,  Corner oi  18th and  Westmin=  ster Ave.  DRY GOODS  Corner of  18th and  Westmin=  ster Ave.  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.  I am receiving daily the  most up-to-date merchandise  that money can buy for the  mother of the miss---the  man or 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  weght. -' 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 FLANNELETTES  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.  SPECIAL=������25C line of Neckwear, in latest colors  A big range of W. Q. & R. Shirts in all sizes.  Local and  Otherwise  Jelly's Baggage, 845.  /     Mr. W. P. Goard expects to rebuild  at White Rock. ,  '������������������.-.���������������������������  Mr. S. McCouat will make his home  in Butte, Mont. ,  .'���������*���������"'.  Acme plumbing  are  moving nevt  week,  ���������   ���������   ���������  WANTED���������A few more  pupils  for  piano.   Apply 238 Fifteenth Av. East.  v    Miss Ruth Goard and Miss Marion  Philip are attending school in town.  Look in next issue for  Ijowenthal's big Grocery  advertisement.  Mrs.  F.   W.   Delamater is  expected  home Bhortly.  ��������� *-.������������������  Mr. Jos. A. McLean is opening a  Real Estate and Brokerage office at  413 Granville St.  ��������� "*   *  The Methodist church of Mount  Pleasant will have a new soloist during Madame Yulisse's absence.  ��������� ������.���������'���������..'���������-  Mrs. S. Everton, Mount Plesant will  receive to-day and afterward on the  fourth Friday of each month.  ��������� ���������   ���������   ��������� ���������  Rev. Geo. Paul ot the Apostolic  Faith Mission on Tenth avenue Is at  present taking a well earned vacation  at Ocean Park California.  ������������������'���������������������������;  Mr. C. P. Eastman, Broadway east,  Mount Pleasant is confined to his  home with a severe attack of pneumonia.  WANTED���������  Two or three House Keeping Rooms.  Phone 1405 or call at 2408 Westminster  Road.  And still Main Street is blocked up.  The Independent Drug Co. are handling telegrams now.  Mr. James Simpson, of Lahgley, B. C.  was in town last week.  * *   *  Mr. A. S. Goard has been confined  tp bed for the past two weeks.  * ������   ���������  Mr. Steele has opened up a fine line  of wheel goods in the Muir Block.  * ��������� ���������  Mrs. Frank Goard is in'the hospital  with typhoid fever.  .-.-'."���������*'*  Mr. W. G. Stott, has arrived from  Wainwright, Alta.  # *    V  Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Philp of White  Rock spent a few days in town.  V  ���������   ���������  Mr. E. W. Leeson is expected home  from the north shortly.  * ���������   *  Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Goard are in  from White Rock, where they were  burnt out.  The Kitchen Piano  A SOUTH BEND MALLEABLE RANQE  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 ^combination,  riveted together like a boiler.  It will last a life time. Saves  repairs���������saves the cook���������saveB  time and labor���������and does more  and better work on less than  half the fuel of cast stoves.  No cracking, no warping, no  polishing, and no open seams.  Burns wood, cobs, hard or soft  coal.  A Perfect Baker,  Ideal Draft, Plenty of  Hot Water  A  Per fed  Range  Means Time for  Reading and Recreation, Time to give  to your Children.  Don't you think you have put up with that old  oook stove or poor steel range long enough?  Go to-day and see a perfect range.  You will find one at the store of  W.   R.   OWEN  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE.  TELEPHONE 447  Ask for "Oven Secrets" "Inside Range Information"  and a valuable Cook Book FREE.  First Class Laundress���������Desires situ,  ation���������either Institution or Private;  excellent references.   Apply this office.  ��������� *   ���������  Mrs. J. H. Hamilton of 180 Eight  avenue east is now in Calgary visiting   with  her  daughter,   Mrs.   W.   T.  VVhimster. .    ;i i,f.1.'.i\i&  *���������    *   *  Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Owens have returned from Victoria. Mr. Owens will  take a position  in ��������� Mount Pleasant's  leading Hardware store.  . *   ������   *  Mr. C. E. Reed's small daughter was  run over by an automobile. The driver  had not the semblance of manhood as  he left the little girl lying in the road.  ��������� *   ������  The young people of Mt. Pleasant  Presbyterian Church purpose holding a  Concert on October 13th. Look for  further announcement later.  ��������� *   ���������  Mr. S. Woods, a progressive^ merchant tailor is opening up a complete  line of gents' tailoring and he has a  record behind him which should boost  his business.  ��������� *   ���������  On Wednesday evening a number of  Mt. Pleasant young people enjoyed a  launch trip to Lake Bunsen. They  spent a most enjoyable evening as the  guests of the boys residing at the power station.  * *    *  Just what Mount Pleasant wanted  a waggon and vehicles of all description firm. Mr. Steele has branched out, his stock is coming in and you  can get what you want in this line  right at home. See his display in the  Muir Block.  * *   *  Mr. Phil. Coy, son of Dr.'W.'F. Coy,  Eleventh and Main street left Wednesday for Montreal to continue his  studies in Medicine and Surgery at  McGill University. Messrs. L. Smith  and G. Selnian accompanied him,  bound for the same place.  * ���������   ���������  Mr. and Mrs. S. Shepherd were in  Vancouver on their wedding trip recently. Mr. Shepherd is a promising  barrister of Lethbridge, Alta., and his  bride was Miss Ethel. Dixen of Maple  Creek, Sask. Many old friends in Vancouver extend best wishes to the happy couple. -  ��������� ���������   *  The following students leave to-morrow, (Saturday) for McGill University,  Montreal���������Misses McLeod, Smith, Patterson, Willet, and Mr. Thompson.  Miss McKein and Miss Mathison are  travelling with the party to Toronto.  Miss McKein is going to the McMaster  University.  ��������� ���������   ���������  The Hawaiian lecture ln Mt Pleas-  f..i!t Methodist church by Francis King  Hadleo in aid of tho Jubilee Mission  Circle on Monday evening last was a  pronounced suceg's. The pictures were  fine especially those of the Volcanoes  which were very realistic. A good audience greeted the lecturer and the re-  ���������nrns wore satisfactory.  * *��������� ������  Mr. Lowenthal, Grocer, who recently  purchased the Lamont business is certainly remodeling this store In the  most up-to-date fashion. He is having  the old shelving removed and replaced  with glass shelving, with plate glass  mirrors as a background. When Mr.  Lowenthal is through with his intend -  ed improvements he will have not only  one of the finest grocery stores oh the  hill but quite equal to any in the city.  On Wednesday afternoon the Guild  of the Presbyterian church resumed  work for the winter. The principal  item on hand was the preparation for  the sale of work that takes place on  Thursday, Nov. 24th, and is in the aid  of the Organ Fund. The ladies also  arranged to hold a Thanksgiving Supper on Oct.? 31st, Thanksgiving Day.  The afternoon teas in aid of furnish -  ing the Ladies Parlor will also be at  once continued.  * *   ���������  The home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph  Brown, Twenty-second avenue, Mount  Pleasant, was the scene of a pleasant  gathering last night in honor of Mr.  G. E. Charters, who will leave Vancouver Thursday to enter McGill University as a medical student. Mr.  Charters was presented by Mr. Joseph  Brown with a number of gifts, including a handsome watch charm.  WANTED���������  Three of four room furnished flat.  Phone 1405, or call at 2408 Westmin -  ster Road.  On His Guard.���������Teacher (to new  pupil)���������"Why did Hannibal cross the  Alps, my little man?"  My Little Man���������"For the same reason as the !en crossed th' road. Yer  don't catch me with no puzzles."���������  Sydney Bulletin.  No Cause for Worry.���������Painter (to  his servant)���������"Now, carry this picture  to the exhibition gallery. But be careful, for the paint is not quite dry yet."  Servant���������"Oh, that's all right. I'll  put on an old coat."���������Fliegende Blaet-  ter.  BUhGALOW  5 rooms, with 2 bedrooms, bath and toilet, hall and  dining room panelled and burlapped, beamed ceiling,  kitchen and pantry, piped for furnace, full basement and  concrete foundation.     ������������������  Price $3,000 with $500 cash  ( ON 25th AVENUE )  A.W. GOODRICH & CO.  LOANS    AND    INSURANCE  2450 Westminster Av   c  REAL   ESTATE;  Phone 4672 $g���������?&  THE ������N SHEET METAL WORKS  j FOR  ESTIMATES  ON  t Hot  Air  Heating,   Cornice  Work,   Roofing  Skylight  j and Mill Work.  I We handle the   "New Rival Furnace" which is  I g'iring  excellent   satisfaction.  TRY US.  240 BROADWAY WEST  W. E. Peebles, Prop  C. B. C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  c.c.  LET US  RENT   YOUR   HOUSE  AND COLLECT THE RENT FOR YOU  FOR RENT���������Modern 6-room house on St. Catharines  Street near 8th avenue.  CITY BROKERAGE CO.  Branch-. 164 Broadway E.     G. E. PIERKOT  Ror.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  C.B.C.  Repairs   FURNITURE   Repairs  Phone R3755  Ellis & Timewell  OORHERtJth AVC A WESTMINSTER ROAD  Upholstering and Draperies;   Easy Chairs and Settees made to order-  Mattresses made and repaired.      Window Seats, Cosy Corners,  Boat Cushions, Etc.      Slip Covers.  ESTIMATES GIVEN.  SAVING THE CHJLPRBJL~~~  Lady Aberdeen, wife of the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, stai  that, comparing the death-rate of infants having pasteurised ml  from the depot for which Nathan Straus gave the plant with ti  average death-rate of infants in Dublin, doctors report as folkd  Death-rate of milk depot children, 4.6 per cent.; average Dublin j  fantile death-rate, 14 per cent. Moreover, children sent to n  depot by their doctors were all ailing and sickly, and therefore,  dinary chances were against them."  REMARKABLE OJSOOVURJBSW CORNWALL.  The rums of St. Piran's Oratory, near Perranporth, were  scene of a public ceremony on Saturday in connection with the \  tective work now being carried out." A body of trustees has b\  formed, and the ancient fabric which has been brought to view!  the removal of the surraunding sand, will be preserved by the  tion of an enclosing building.    The place is being thronged  visitors just now, although  it is situated miles from any to>,  J^rnig the work of excavation many skeletons have been foul  some of them human" beings77' feeTiiirheight:  A cature of the skil  is the perfect condition of the teeth.   The remains have been i  covered-of a small building close to the oratory Avhich is believec  have been a priest's residence.  Swaffer.  The funeral of the late Thelma  Swaffer, of 122 Eighth avenue west  took place on Monday at 2 p.m. from  the home of the deceased to the cem-  etary in South Vancouver. Rev. Hall  dist church conducted the services.  the pastor of Mount Pleasant Metho-  IN     THE     ESTATE    OF     WILLIAM  HURST, DECEASED.  NOTICE is hereby given that all  creditors and others having claims  against the estate of the late William  Hurst who died on or about, the 5th  day of June, A. D. 1910, are required  on or before tlie 20th day of September, A. D. 1910, to send by post, prepaid, or deliver to the undersigned  their Christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, full particulars  of their claims, duly verified, statement of their accounts and the nature  of the security, (if any) held by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE,  that after the above mentioned date  the executors of the above mentioned  Estate will proceed to distribute the  assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled tBereto, having  regard only to the claims with which  they shall then have notice.  And the executors will not be liable  for the said assets or any part thereof to any person or persons of whose  claim notice shall not have been received by them at the time of such  distribution.  Dated. Vancouver, B. C, this 20th  day of August, A. D. 1910.  MacGILL & GRANT.  Solicitors for   Justice   Swanson   and  Herbert Lambert, Executors.  Sons of Ireland fl  A meeting of the Sons of Ireland  ���������held at the O'Brien HalU on Taurs  the 1-ith inst.     The president, Mrl  R. Gordon was in the chair, and t'J  was a-large attendance of member]  discuss the quest ion of forming a cj  jniit.tee to advise and resist member!  oHicr Irishmen In the province. a{  the investment of money.     Mr. Ai^  in opening the discussion said that j  of the principles motives for fori  such a committee was for the her  of loggers, railroad and other worl  men employed all through    the  vince, who undsr existing circums4  ces have but. little chance of put J  their savings to any practical use.]  As a rule these men return to VI  touver without having a friend  city, or a home to go to, and cor  quently drift Into some "down toi  house, and stay there until their  earned pay cheque is squandered,  ing back to work once more as hi  off as when they started.        No  profits by their work excejpt the  proprietors,   one   of   whom   rece  toasted that he had a thousand 'l  working for him in B. C.  Other   members   who   spoke  Messrs- Bond, Whittaker, Elliot,  lor, etc., and various suggestions  made as to the working of the schl  and the benefits members might d|  therefrom.  Before the meeting adjourned if  decided to hold a social at the  meeting of the society, in October,!]  the secretary announced that Mr.  Crehan had offered prizes of $20,1  and $5 for the best essay written]  members on the subject of Irish  ers of Irish history.

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