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'   '     ^"i������^^MM"i������^^"^"^MSMiM^WMMaMaMMiMasManMaMeMiMM&y^ag^gs  ~-..-i'.~- '��������� -Y,J.  ;'1'7'  w$m  VBitfv re^Fato Ore^  ; ��������� 7 Yf ^w^beobstt^  oned the a^eement m^e by the City Council 1m^  clear many ambiguoM clauses in the dty a^eein  the Government, and the Attorney General should receive the eoin* 1  IV bill ratifying pertain agi^ementslifespecting/Palse Creek, Vancouver,;  ��������� ; tbbk-advanta'ge of the privilege ofa minister of thecrown to explain*:  -^tite^tehftbf^^  :&imsW^txWMes\Wx^  . *I;7~:#ltr|$b:alma  I1; may be allowed to mate a- stateineht texplanatory to it, going into  |  its "details now rattier than:waiting forYthe; seeond r^ing.   My  \ iSeason for this is"that the session is rapidly coming to a close, and .  r whilewe want this billto pass; atthe sahie time we do not want  , ttnriee^^  i|the membersofthe^us^ jmeaning;:6f7  lYthb-Wil itself;!'will^  11 House for a short time in explanation of the bill, particularly with  '������������������'""'������������������'��������� ������������������������������������'��������������������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ��������������������������������������������� '-���������������������������- ^ao^^---- -  Tktf bill originated witbi a former inember.ot the7Hd{ise;,a particular.  friend of mine, who had been formerly Mayor dfYVracouver and tt  ^member of this House.' I refer to Mr. Garden.; Iii71902 grants' of  I th^.b^dof tb;������| c^k ^  ' and[Provincial governments^ Practicallythe rtme langroge was em-  IMh^Sith^gi������������tsp^t^is1|th^  -aUenation of'ithe^! lamls ^g>antexi ;findV the authority of the act  passed in 1900. Jnttie grant it was stated that the lam* should only  a. term not el  years1 to any7 person or  iVbe leased  l;cor|foriBition^^a^  " "'^Yjijib^er-Twjjr^^  ���������oviricial Government was that thia iwantiv^ta be given to  1������rt������ke,7  nrises  |lfer?ro^incial^^^  JltoMpfee^^  l^er^n^Q>;dlstui jbTithei^ait Jai^jenJerpriae^hM^ . _  ���������-it was decided to let them iease.fof forty years. Srf th������t a trust Wds  [given them, a7trnst thatraight be:claimed. by We humblest citizen,  IblBcaiiseit^^  J     Y^Two years laterYtfteycifcy :to  Ifo^ an act known ris-the FalseiCreek IV^e^^TAet, whicii was passed7  IwithftheSexpress intentibri of���������* pemittirig the' isity tpl;raise a' large  liinoiint of money by by-laws ior; th^puiy  Ij^alBe^tJrieek^ connection with J a large ���������harbo^ati^  INpthing wasVdone by thg C\ty in connection with except to file  Writh the ^Governmenti^Wns showing sucK\a scheme; but no by-law -  {was ever submitted.  This plan meant the spending ojf several million  Idollars, and in order to enable1 them, to-carry put the scheme, the  [False Creek Foreshow^ Act was amendecl several times;  JnJ907 the:?  [city entered into an agreement with the Vancouver-Westminster and  [Yukon Railway Company to utilizeVcertain;portions of the bed of  raise Creek^for 'railway purposes. 'By this agreement they gave  em;YT think7 sixty-nine acresoh jthe .south side of theCreek, in  irder to allow them and some other railway company, I believe, :th?  iNorthern Pacific^ to come in and .uje Jt.fprjrailwgy purposes^Y^o-^  thing was done by the railway cpto^  igreemerit^ though they were suppliseiri sto7db ��������� certain reclamation  Vorks there; but later on the Victpria-yanebuyer arid Eastera Rail-  ,iay afterwards aejquired all the rights of jthe: V. Wk&T. Railway,  Including this agreement with the city.of Vancouver, on which they  jperit over $2,000^00 in buying lands bordering upon the Creek so  }s afterwards to assert riparion rights against the city's grant.   7  Company Acquired lAnd.   ������������������:^::r^:,k:rk, .  V"The officials of the QreatTNortherri then, apparently devised  scheme to obtain the whole of False Creek for the purposes of *  their company.   Having already acquired the land to the south of  he Creek, they^^ prbceeded to buy^up all the^lots^surrounding False  freek, so as to get a right-of-way into the city, and also to control  lie situation and the entry to the tideflats by owning the major por-  jfiori of the foreshore, and all riparian rights of access to water  tovering the Creek.   They wanted to come into their present ter-  Tninus on Dupont,street, and in order to do that they proceeded to  juy land along the waterfront on the south side of the Creek, arid  1 this way they purchased about ninety per cent, of all the lots  .ronting on both the north and the south shores.   This scheme was ;  parried through by a celebrated real estate man, a Mr. Howard,  rho was loaned to the* Great Northern by another company, I think  [t was the Burlington in the United States.   He came and paid a  large sum, I think about $2,000,000. He secured the land, and thore-j  fore controlled the entrance to that body of water, arid also the land  knder the water.   I am informed by the Great Northern people that  Key spent over $2,000,000 on that deal alone, bu.t as to that we have  lp criticism to offer, as it ^yas managed by shre\vd railway operators  fho. knew whatTthey were doing. > > _  "After that they entered into negotiations with the city council  , amend the agreement of 1907,7and they succeeded. "011 the 16th  Jay, 1910, the city, entered into an agreementt, the one which this  Fgislation is now amendinf and improving,''and in June, 1910, a  Vlaw:was carried by the citizens by a large majority approving  |is agreemeiit.   As I have said before, the7 grant contained a pro-  Ision against'the alienation of this land, so :that in my opinion there  jfas no power at that stage to pass this by-la^v; but there was a great  lal of real estate excitement, and certain people were anxious toL  eep it up:   It was. thought also it might add to the prosperity of  e city, which had been very great; and others no doubt thought it  )uld settle this vexed question of the reclamation of False Creek,  lieh had been before the people since 1900.   In my opinion, there  is no authority for -the people to pass this by-law.   It was only a,  fferendum/^but it was passed, and those" behind it thought that..  lis would enable them'to force this Government to give the con-  [ssions to the railway company contained in the original agreement.  his, I take it, was a very shrewd move on'the part of the prdmbtersi  ^d the railway company.   They Hi ought they could bring such  fessure to bear on this government    .t-we, would be forced (par-  sularly those of us who occupy positions representative of the.city  Vancouver in the Legislature and in the cabinet councils of this  :*^ <jwj  ;:   The elejetorslpf Ward("V. haye-a^ry iihportarit-pij^; toperfp^  bn^aturday^March 4th.-The  ior tlie Waid to the,City?C^unw  upon^ the; electors the vribcessity^bf  oceasion.vlt is a bye-election an^^  this. > It is a7grbss^  Ward.7 Ey^^Yele^tor should; ex  {;:the;.;manv:he;^hinks:;vnli^ p  "i<kr i /';YWe:i;bjBiie,ye', rt^Sfr^^^^  .; Geb.7;.E.7:;Wniiariisbn j; r^wl^  ;;J^jfWary.; ibutv r^h}^>w9sY iipse^^^ Y Mr^  ��������� ^^airisbri ;sat^bn ^elcpHii &i ^for Be^alame^iri^7arid7riiade  favorable impression upon his fellbw'ialdermeri bythe practical.w'ay  in which, he took up hisduties.   Then; again, he was* elected by a  gwd majority.pver Mr. Davis attheigerie^r.^ was m6st  undoubtedly the choice of the peopleV^ YHad the vote been a close  one there might have been roomvfo&a contest; but with a vote.of  871 to. 623 in his favor, there is no dbubt whatsoever as to who w^a  ^ithe^ch^ice^^/Y :9 YY;|>Y7;Y;^  nice things about him. but we vfeel' we have a duty" to perfbini,  wbich is to giye oui readers a frank opinion as to the^ merits of the  two men, and we are forced to aay that ve do riot think Mr; D������v������  w-ould, or could, serve the city as well aa Mr. Williamson, and there-  Q���������. haT? ^ heaitaneyvi in advising our readers- to vote ;for Jfr;  YS-Y^WeYaw^positiv������lyYof/^  ";/meri t7li^; made' a ;'grjft ve^  ���������.fsb;tas^ tp^facilitaite the anriexatibtf   "      ---������>- ,.,.Jo.,.->.,......���������..,  -^^Y^hV^ijpyernmerit.-'hiyejfe  iTtime tKi^whple j������riinsiil������swil  ^McBride arid I his colleag;ues all state; tKisv#et'%Key?ca^^  DE. M^UIRB* P0A|. BILL.  ';r ^k-'.k'S.'-'r ..?������������������.;"'"-��������� ���������'-'���������"'.���������.' *���������' *?:,%?''*-$������"���������;��������� *' '��������� M^j'.'.;: -,V'". [.'''��������� i- >   - -  ....  to criticise the actions of public men; it is also our function to draw  public attention to, a Biej^itorioua, cbtirseYfrhen pursued in the interests of the conimu^iiy aVa whole;jThi|fWe������k we take pleasure in  directing attention J^^e eiStorts bl^%v<|^: McGuire, one of the.  ^sohd.five*' from Vancouver, to gefefra^an equitable and fair ad-  ���������ffitiaWt'^me$ij^  ,  v> 1p*as7i^hmtthe7������^  arid cbrisequeritly nothing was dbri&-ftVik.  ��������� hvniiwKt -;��������� '������w J^.  *Ww.'-ki^ii^ 'Mil: ^ii_,:*-1hk.  Tii-V���������.Ozr.-.-i-.'-.-J-.':  e Dominion authorities^'%?  bruary 2nd last  .. extoiiM8t8aimi^l^annuUe^  '^wtings^' ^ich might ^hi^e accomplish^ Tthe desired :';endi7|;:W*ikii^S^0&\  '^i|*tt|Bt^^!tfipis^ "  ���������:;gw&&������w$&^^  Ymeetiriga were ofily;  ings of citizens to expre^ their bp&^  v/;hltda^^'gowrihm^  ?m-s  and not'maturely coriaide  fcthe effort to^make^pol^tii  u ,, Jn ^^^^^^sol^oii; Dr. McGuire made an eloquent and  interesting speech *c>^  was being^imposed; uppnjrthe dbnsuirieirTtbytpfcbalYbarbns of this  pifpyin^  ;ppbd������ced the coal7did; not get; any m<^  ���������it ^s^much ,eh^per,c^^  ^e^? ^han^the cost toTthejCorisumer that:someone^was making; ari^  urijusjt profit; 7 Afiothejr featu  the'high "price Of ibbal was'inimieal to the development of the iridus-'  triesbf the pVpvinceY 7- 7 7->7Yy'7^' Y-7Y"- :V"7-Y-j:-\  Yin his efforts jto secure an investigatiori -of' thisVquestibrit Di:7  McGuire is fighting the people's^battles arid we should not lorgetfit.^  - It is all too rare a sight, we are sorry to say, to see a representative  thus engaged and wjSeri we get ,am an who has back-bone enough to  do it we should giye hirri our hearty support.   7 - ' :.''k -  mm  .Jt^|te|inwiie^  ivpuld be  ibau^^iwy ihitTthiir^  I $ej$^$m&:;; it^is7 regrettable that such a^Tyital; question should-be  ^^eaii^ith^by ���������spvairiall"a^  77ff7YThisvdecwip^ w;ill 7gQ^^  ': '-JRtitw&-. ^ !pra4������^ a most :impbrtari i:-. body; in the eyes of the -jpiiblic;'  ^#hen!:;'aa % matter of fact^ it is^ ordy^ the expressed opinion of.;||iftji  'Yof vVaricou vejp ���������s^usiriess,;riieri77-:';:v; _Y ':'.-"--/...;.Y.:C.:'''^.;oY'^-77Y,;7-i7Y7:7777v7  Yv7'iW^tru^ the Board wills  *sinall/^<^tingis not pulblis  ;'-Yari^uver's;i'bu8iriess-:riien;^i^Y7,s'^  -v-"-*.fi--.v%-������  '>*  -  .oil  ���������?7o  ;-/"���������  . 7 ;.7-;Vv7:;,:- ;*^'''Y;������YYYY.;  :a3Lj.s~^1^^jl  OWFFOItp SIFTON.  The most significant event iri the political ^vorld[this week is the  break of the Hon. Clifford Siftbn from the Liberal ranks. It.'was-  not unexpected as it was generally known that he did not agree;  with the action of the government in changing its whole po'icy  without an appeal to the-people. The House at Ottawa was crowded  when-Siftori made his statement.  Clifford 'Siftbn is one7of the most astute politicians in Canada  and a statesman ^pf no mean order. ;He has long been out ot  sympathy with the ''ministerial benches rt Ottawa and the reciprocity  agreement was '-the last straw which, was to break the camel's  back.". -' -7Y-   ���������:������������������{:".;' "��������������������������� ���������'-��������� ������������������:��������� ���������-���������    ;���������������������������:������������������������������������'.-  -Much has been said as to the political record of Mr. Sifton, but  it is not generally known that some very prominent Conservatives  at Ottawa offered some years ago to produce to the house evidence  which would absolutely dear Sifton, but he refused as it would  have resulted in a complete rupture in the Liberal party and he  Avas sacrificed in the party's interest. As the years rolled on however the public learned to respect this man; until on all hands he  was looked upon as the logical successor of the old "Chief" who  must soon "retire from active life, but now this is all altered and  it is not too wild a conjecture to say that the change may result in  his being placed at the head of the conservative party. Should this  come to pass it is almost certain that the Tories wotild control the  next parliment, for, Sifton -.would supply exactly what the party requires���������a leader.. .77"  EVENTS (FROM 1791 TO 1841, IN SO FAR AS THEY BEAR ON  THE QUESTION OF SPECIAL PRIVILEGES,  The ConstituUonal Act'of I 791 provided for an Assembly, whose mem"  bers were to be elected by the'people. The majority of the people of Quebec  being French, it naturally followed that the majority of the members of the  Lower H>; use would be of that nationality. .When the House opened, the  question of language necessarily had to be settled. The supposition that the  use of French as an official language was provided for in; the Act of 1791  is erroneous. There is nothing in lit about language. English was the sole  official language, and all the first Assembly could do was to agree on the  permissive use of French in its debates and journals. The debate as to  language arose in choosing a Speaker, and the remarks of one of the members  have been preserved. Mr. Panet said: "I. will explain my mind on the  necessity oj'the Speaker pe are about to chose being able to speak equally  Jeell the two languages. In which ought he to address the governors���������is it  in the English or French languages? To solve the question, I ask. whether  this colony is or is not an English colony? What is the language of the  sovereign and of {the Parliament from whom We hold the constitution which  ,/'.. (Continued on page Three)  .;.Vv-^Who".!*Our-Best Customer���������Britain^or]Ai������erica?7Y0;YY'  7 7:   Those, who are pressing fbr the passing oi theReciprbeity agreed ���������  ment witn the United Statesb  ������������������ ness asjj)ecst;'' pr upon thej!.eeonpmic7value of such an' atrarigeirient.;;  vJ;$t..'ist'thb^  ^CjM^e^fisuehTaiclaim^at^  'Ybrily.'^ri7iinaginatiori.;Y:"Y- 'YY:.;>;:S^7^YY'Y';?'-v:     '������������������������������������. M-  ���������?~-       We-sold toVthe Empire^exclusive-of xGreat Britain^ last year,Y  j: $165;354;000.6o worth of gobds> and bought from them $60,700,000.00;;  We" sold Great ^Britain $U9,000,OW;OOiYand bought; $95,000,000.00; ;  Y or:'a;total sold iri the Empire bf $314&������&000.00, while we bought  '"; $155,700,000.00, or an excess of Exports over imports within ithe Y  /Empire..'.of $158,654,000.00 in Canada's favor. Yin addition to thw^^  7 we borrowed from Great Britain $195,000,000.00 to assist iii develop-Y  ��������� /ing.ibur'great natural resoiircesi- YY* Y7 /-.."'������������������'' Y'vY^YY'Y- 7v7;/,7;Y7:^  ,7 Now look for a moment* at the; American trade statisticg^,we c  bought from America $239,0W,000.00 worth of goods, and; soldthem  only $110,000,000.00. or an excess of trade in favor of the United 0  States x>f $129,000,000.00. 7 7 =  7   .These figures are sigriificarit in that they show that we have iri  Britairi a market which purchases nearly double that of the United  States, while the Empire market is almost treble that of America.  Now which market should we cultivate?   From a cold business  standpoint, the Imperial market is our most natural choice.   But'  addVto the business aspect the sentimental, and there seems to be  absolutely no room for question.  Take another view.    We sell the Empire market over double  that which we purchase, and yet we borrow from them capital to  the extent of $195,000,000.00 last year.  On the other hand, the Americans sell us annually over double  the amount of their purchases.from us.   Is it any wonder they wish  to'exploit such a profitable and convenient market?   What is the  nature of our purchases from them?   Chiefly manufactured articles.  What is it they are most anxious to get frbm .us?   Raw materials.  The deduction is very obvious, they want access to our raw materials  for their own manufactories.  From every standpoint it is advisable to stimulate the Imperial  trade.   The market is our natural one arid demands no sacrifice, and  at the same "time gratifies a race sentiment.  7       The American trade on the other hand demands that we turn  our wheat; our pulp, timber, etc., over to.them to be ihanufactured.  It nieains a sacrifice of our resources and of our trade centers.  ������������������������ ���������  J ; _: ���������   '       ���������  1 PARK IMPROVBWIENTS.  ; 7 The public of Vancouver are deeply, indebted to Commissioner  dwens for the untiring efforts he has made to secure park sites  throughout the city. Prior to Mr. Owens' appearance on the Board  little attention was paid to any other than Stanley Park. Mr.  Owens, however, has succeeded in rousing quite an interest in parks  in the outlying districts, and as a result a number of t^ese places  are now being beautified and made attractive to the residents of  the districts. ''"���������'.,  Another matter for which ..Mr. 0%vens deserves credit is the  establishment of an auto tally-ho around the Park, thus giving to  those unable to hire carriages the pleasure of seeing all the beauties  of our= magnificent park. This project is now up to the city council  to supply the funds and it is altogether likely that it will be gra ted. THE WESTERN CALL
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country) to give them those privileges.-
It was held by some that it vyas ,nol
necessary to  conie to  the. provincial
government at all to rectify the grant,
but the people who made that statement made it knowing that the agreement they had made set out distinctly
in the recitals that it must be rectified
by the provincial government."-
Government Has Power.
Hon. Mr. Bowser at this point read
from the agreement itself where it
states that the covenant is subject to
ratification both by the Dominion and
Provincial governments.
"So that I think you will agree," he
continued, "that this removes for all
time to come the criticism levelled at
this government, and particularly
against myself, that 1 was not carrying
out the wishes of the people, that they
had no right to cpme here, and that the
Dominion government alone had to
rectify the grant. This recital shows
clearly that thoBe who drew the agreement felt that they must come to the
province for tbe rectification of their
grant. The agreement stated plainly
that should the'city be unable within
two years to have the restrictions of
the Dominion and the provinlcal governments removed this agreement shall
be null and void."
"What clearer proof do you want
that their arguments are unfounded,
when under the seal of the city It
states distinctly that the railway company will not make a single move until
their agreement !��� rectified by this
government? I want, again to make'
the statement this government owned
the fltatement^that I have made before,
that this government owned and controlled the situation in False Creek, because it was vested ln the province
rather than the Dominion, and the city
officials and the railway company have
always recognised that, aa you can see
by reading this agreement, because the
last clause' recites that 'If the restrictions are not removed within two years
the agreement shall be nuu and void.'
"The next point to which I wish to
refer to the fact that at the time I gave
my opinion on the matter,, and I may
say that I held very strong views per-
onally that this was not such a aoheme
of reclamation of False Creek' as was
anticipated, aa. under the False Creek
Foreshore Act, the property reclaimed,
was to belong to the cityi but under
the city agreement the larger and more'
valuable portion was to go to the railway cjbmpiray.   And after tbe bylaw
was passed and the agreement approved by a very large majority, it was for
passed it was found that there were
certain   lot   owners   owning   riparian
the government to do its duty in fhn j rights on False C��eek, and these rights
direction, because after the railway had to be extinguished before the com-"
company came to the government and pany could proceed to fill in the Creek,
stated that they had spent two millions j They found tbey must got rid of a
in buying lots abutting on the Creek, i small minoi ity of owners who had
we wanted to put no obstae'es in the > rights on the Creek, and they came to
way of progress, but to assis' capital the conclusion that the easiest way was
to come into the country, and to ei-|to come to the government* and laying
courage   the   entrance   of   the   Great j their plans before us, get us to allow
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Northern as well as oJher railway companies. We had before us, particularly before myself and my colleagues
from the city of Vancouvei, the fact
that this bylow had been can led by a
vote of four to one, and as I said before, -I think the only reason for passing the" by-law was to bring pressure
upon the government to ppss the agreement, an agreement which I thought,
and still think, was an unwise agreement for the city to enter into.
Have Received More Than Ever.
"The agreement has now been modified, and I would ask. how it comes that
if tbe Great Northern had given all the
privileges they could give to the city,
that they modified it, and now give us
greater th:>n we have before. (Applause.) N After  the agreement  was
the city to expropriate under the Foreshore Act. I, of course, held strong
views on this matter, but* from my
position, it was my duty to advise my
colleagues, and having done so I received the most unjust criticism from
some cf those in Vancouver who were
iiteres+ed in connection with the
original agreement. I felt then as I
feel now, that in this, as in other matters, I have attempted as well as my
ability will allow to advise my colleagues to the best advantage. It may
be that some excited people, led by
false prophets, forsaw my political
ruin; but if the time should come when
I go down to defeat in Vancouver, and
I feel it will be many years in the dim
and distant future before that occurs."
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Phone 2553 rjTTT^J^HJMP^. V . WitX?** *XS  .     *1>4.WWl 'J-I^t-U^JST.  7TT^������ I^^JJMIU^.1.' i-l W^ft  ������������������-       1  >v,  */  THE WESTERN- CALL  Calls Answered Day or Night ...   -    PHONE 97ft  Robert Haynor & go.  Dominion  Undertaking  Parlors  Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Spacious Chaps! and Reception Boom,  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B. C.  ^������������������<~:-*-mk"H"H-****  P. 0. BOX 1123, SOUTH KILL  ���������  t  ESTIMATES GIVEN  The Western Call  Issued every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  F  &ABTD ACT.  NEW     WESTMINSTER     LAND     DISTRICT.  District of New Westminster.  Take notice that Arthur Samuel Goard,  of Vancouver, occupation printer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described  lands:  Commencing at a post planted the  Southwest corner of Lot 2438 G.l; thence  north 80 chains, thence west 15 chains  a ' more or less to the east boundary of  A pie-emption No. 2172; thence south 80  ���������J. j chains; thence east 15 chains mote or  ���������J., less to the point of commencement, con-  ���������;. j taining 120 acres more or less  ���������> -   ARTHUR SAMUEL GOARD.  ���������;��������� (Name of Applicant In TTull)  "   January 20tli,  1911.  >   1.  f  y  T  X  z  PLUMBING  i'  Stove   Connections  & General Repairs  Shop Address:  53rd Ave., Half Block West of Fraser Ave.  Residence: COR. 21st AVE. and ONTARIO ST.  ,^.v^>x������������������:"X������������������:"XKK":~K-!"W*^4^^w���������H���������H���������<^*H*!"W4^,  This is the  FURNACE  , we install.  105   3ROADWAY,  Come and see us  or call  Phone  6643  etal Co.  sf.  AVE.  BREAD  Full weight  One & one-quarter  pound loaf    for .  5c  .Confectionery,  Fruits, Etc., a Specialty  ������  ������������������������<  .!.���������:������:���������.:.���������>���������>������:������������������:.-:  '<������������������;���������  ���������������������������������������������.������������������ ���������:������������������.������������������>���������.'  ���������������"������-���������-���������  .>������>������>������'������*;.������>������T������������>.>������>  SAFETY RAZORS  We have a new SAFETY RAZOR, valmost'identical with  the GILLETTE  only, the price is different,     We sell ft for  rf'-> ���������j^5������4lftY;;:V1"'Y-':Y:'-r>^^^'.:  with 12 blades.     Call and see it.  We also carry all the standard makes of Safety Razors  --and ordinary.  See ourYLEWiS BROSY $2^00 RAZOR       It's a dandy  and GUARANTEED. 7l      ;       >'Y :  *���������*."      ���������/'_'.'"-.   ���������-;*',. :���������.:       a ������������������ -��������� ���������     .-    ...:   r-: ���������'��������� -'- ��������� V '-.. _  Satuarday Special!  Y   -.;',������������������ ���������    -���������������������������'   ���������:. bk      - '''    INY     "'"'������������������       ������������������-'      ::   ' '   Y-    ."''  HAND ROLL CHOCOLATES  Regular 60c lb. fat* *%Og lb.  DRUGSTORE  (LePatourel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Av & Main St.  Phone 2236  N      TREE PRUNING  Fruit shade and ornamental by  .- bne who knows Jiow.  SMITH  550 Seventh ave. East ���������  VOTXCB.  DXSS03WTXOX     OP     PAXTVSMBZP.  False Creek Agreen.net  (Continued from page 2)  (Applause.) "I still propose to follow  the course I have laid down, to be  honest In my convictions, and to speak  accordingly, and so I advised as I did."  (Applause.)  Legal Opinions Obtained.  "I did not wish," he continued, "to  give my own judgment on this matter,  and so I obtained the advice of four  of the best men I Could get in Canada!;  I placed it before Mr. Wallace Nesbitt  K. C, Mr. Shepley of Toronto, another  well-known lawyer, and Mr. Bodwell  and Mr. MacLean in this province, and  they all agree that'this was not such a  plan as we could assent to under \he  Faloe Creek Act, and therefore was not  one to which the Lieutenant-Governor-  in-Council was prepared to assent. I  may say that after this Mr. Oilman,  ������econd vice-president of the Great  Noithern, and Mr. A. H. MacNeill, K.  C, their solicitor, agreed with this  opinion, and we also had Mr. Hay, the  city solicitor in Vancouver, in a public  utterance saying that the government  could, not have done other than they  did when they refused assent ^o this  agreement under the False Creek Act.  ^-'When the railway company found  the"y could not expropriate these lots In  this way, they proceeded to file a new  plan, under the Railway Act, so that  <-  The Plumbing business'parried on by  Messrs.   Kipp~&   Montgomery,   of   3030  Westminster  Road,   has   been  dissolved  by   mutual  consent.      Mr.   Montgomery .where they, could not bay outright their  will  continue  the  business   in   the  oldi.  .        .     ..       ,     .. _,*     _.,  stand.       -   ! - '  I interests, they could expropriate. This  Mr. Kipp ji^-x opening up business on  the' corner * o*--Fifteenth Avenue and  Humphrey   Street,    near .Westminster  Rnafl *��������� -  Road.   - ,  All unfinished work,..and arty outstanding accounts, is assumed by Mr. Kipp.  Mr.   Kipp's" address  is. Hillcrest Tpost  office      "w.      1 - .  (Signed)  ,WM. D., KIPP,  (Signed)    S.   S.   MONTGOMERY.  -' M      ~        If it is  First  Class  SHOEMAK-  ING and SHOE REPAIRING ~  yon want, go to ��������� - - -   '  PETERS & CO.  25ll Westminster '*Avk  '' (Near Broadway)   ,    ,  Ne guarantee our wont to be aa good  >    aaany in the city. - I  WANTED  Household Goods of  all  description.  Tho Peoples' Store  Cor. 8(th <& Westminster R  u  Leave your order for    V*  Rose Bushes  1, 2 and 3 years old.   PRICES RIGHT.  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE R2196  t %  %     The  best  stock of ARMS, v  1 AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY,,  i and SPORTING GOODS  cari  *  X be found ^t the .store of  Chas, R Tisflall  618-620 Hastings St.    ������  >'i>*'V*'i'*'i'*-i'*'i'*'i'*'V*'i'*'i>*>t'*'t'*i  A  X  Haf  No. 1 Timothy"  c/Ufalfa  Prairie  Green  Oat  ���������������������������'.:'& i^Jr1  POULTRY SUPPLIES  F.T. VERNON  Successor to S.  W.  KEITH '  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE 1637  %  J  The Last Quarter of the  Honeymoon  <Hfc***'H������H?^^^>3^MM������&**^^  X  She hadn't, told her mother yet of  their first quarrel, but she'took refuge  in a flood of tears,  "BeTore we were maried you said  you'd lay down'your life for me/'jshe  sobbed.     . 7  "I know it," he returned solomnly;  "but this confounded flat is so tiny  that there's no place to lay anything  down." ���������  ������������������  is what they should have done in the  first place,��������� rather than to.make an  illegal use of.certain sectibns.of��������� the  False, Creek -Act. The city followed thiB  up by asking the.������ Dominion = Government tp rectify their grants. When the  matter   came   before  the 'Dominion  Government it took a very short time  for them to rectify the grant. Notwithstanding the section,in the-original  grant against alienation, with a stroke  ofthe'peh they wiped out the'old thing,  and gave to the-V. V. ft E. Railway  Company this 130 acres of the bed' of  False Creek. They had told this government and they had told me that,we  must rectify this grant, and though  Ottawa had no such popular pressure  brought upon them'.as we had, by some  political influence^.they rectified. It at  oniee, and gave away tbe'whole bed of  False .Creek.   But we are not doing  things'In tiiis'way. -We are still keeping the 130 acres in False Creek, know-,  ing that1 they cannot alienate It except  ,on a lease of forty years. Those'Who  stood behind the plan stated atnat* because the Dominion "Government had  done this, the V. V. & E. would not  copae'to^this government at all, and  operation in filling in the creek would  begin within thirty days.   Since this  statement was made by these prophetic  politicians,   there   have   been   many  thirty days elapsed, but nothing has  been done, and we have bad theV. V.  & E. come here and negotiate with the  government as we have always taken  the ground that,"the Dominion Government did not own the bed of the creek  at all. We took the ground that unless  before Confederation it had been used  for harbor purposes, that the flukes of  ships' anchors had been cast there and  goods  landed on  the foreshore,  they  had no control, and that if this condition had not existed prior to 1871, this  government alone  was  competent  to  deal with this question. Therefore, the  men who aie handling this agreement  for~the"V: V. &"E. instead of-proceed-  ing as these reckless politicians said  they would under the Dominion Gov  ernment grant, have not done a bit of  reclamation .work, but have, come to  this government to have the agreement  rectified.. I have shown you plainly  that this government felt that they had  something to rectify, and without its  rectification the V. V. &'E. would not  spend a.single dollar under its agreement with the city. In this connection  we have dealt with many of the  officials of the company, leading men  with whom we have had no trouble.  When they found that this government  was standing on its rights, they felt  that they were dealing with business  men, rather, than with politicians, wuo  were willing to give away the rights  of the city. (Applause.) , < v  People's Interests Looked After.  "As a consequence we have in this  bill a modiflcation-of��������� that agreement.  We had against us the fact that the  V. V. & E/had already spendJ$2,000,000  in purchasing lend; 'we had the-vote of  the people who had become disgusted  with conditions, and passed the by-law  by a large majority: then, we had this  action  of the  Dominion1* Government  which had given away 'die wnole bed  of False Creek', instead/of reserving it  as a valuable' asset' to the city.   But  thJi3  government  atood up jfoirl  the  people's interests, and determined to  protect theni from the provisions of  this bill, and the  officials  who had  made such an1 imprudent' bargain; and  so we have today in the schedules of  this act an agreeemnt which' greatly  improves "the original-agreement with  regard of False Creek.  - "I will-detain you for a> few ^minutes  whjle I show the difference* between  the agreement entered Into with the  City and the agreement entered Into  with the Crown as represented by the  Government Vf British Columbia. Jn  the first place the railway company  absolutely covenants within five years  to Spend half a million dollars.in build-  Ing a union'oseationY It may. be-claimed vby some .that this was in the 'original agreement, but "I have only to read  the original agreement to "show you  that this is not so. In the first place,  the agreement only'called for reclamation and Improvements which were to  be carried on for five years, but ln the  next; words states that the whole cost  of ,^ the reclamation, station ' and r improvements must not exceed $i,^00';000.  I have already shown you that lu'pur-"  chasing Jots the ^railroad company has  already spejn^ 92,000,000. Yin addition,  to this they have already filled ln a  portion of the'creek by making a large  cut ln the east' end, of the city, .and  with all these taken in, with" a station,  the'whole to only-cost 12^00,000 you  will see-that'there is no coTfenant tbat  .they are to build any station at all.  That has already been pointed out before, but in the heat of an election  contest the people paid no attention to  ������������������.'  ^ ~rpw-\  *-  r.      '   ^ ip- '���������>*" - - *  ^3:\^gtf%$]  3 i ^-x. 0ki^  out that under the original 'agreement ^V^:V%.s^j  the railway commission was to fix the^ f^, "fyf tt  amount to be charged in caWof dls-'Y-5 #[&^l    '       - ^'-i-M-L  r-'i/ri'  mission was to fix the amcuntB to,-be' u^'^k%A  charged the, companies on tbe basis of '" * ~ ^"v*  pute; in this agreement the Lieutenant-!  Governor-in-Council fixes it Under ttie-  original agreement the railway com-',  the actual cost of construction o������f the, ^ %?.$,. ^-J  station and improvements, as well as' Y^fOl^l  all the property they had purchased ^ H'f*""  '     '   '" c#f  ���������TY**  -���������^r:^\  f*'^k:^  "-V-^fT'l  -���������, *-1 ������������������  ���������/������������������������������* ���������  ������<*;���������  surrounding the creek, always.keeping.  in mind the fact that' the company,  must have a *'fair "interest ion their  whole, investment, ^including,the purchase ,of' real estateI Ground False.  Creek. What1 have other railway '?om-.^VV j^J ^,  panies to'do with land purchased^ by7^, *l? '"'.'"  (his railway company at ^enhanced' ���������/���������>} i r\jJ-  real estate prices?, What.do they;'get> ?Ni'"'*''  if they have to pay for, money spent InY^J  buying town' lots ? On the other band,''v "  what ''does our'agreement, do? \Ve>say  you mustc-allow these companies to  come in on a;yearly rent to be,based --i Zft*fi'S^  upon five, per cent, on one ��������� half mlllion'^l^^,*^  dollars, wblch is $25,000 a year ac-^,'A--lv'V^I  cording,to its use proportion on a car .  basis, that" is according, to,the pro-,  portion of that particular railroad com- '-''  pany's rears going; in every year as^  compared'with the whole number go-Y  ing in.; For ���������example,* if the Chicago,  Milwaukee ��������� ft- St. Paul ^ come into- thigj:  station andibringJn ten cars a day| and  one hundred'- cars: cornet in altogether, .,'*' v J ^ y?  they pay one-tenth���������that is^their.pW7- '; "!>: \l  portlonV;In other words, If jthe ,full_ ,--  number-/ of- cars, goi^g In ' was^ one .���������  hundred; Jthe 6. yQa. St/Pi would pay ^  onetenth of that amount worked' out 7 ^  on fife per cent, jst- theYcoatYof the;-  station! Imake this statement know-}  Ing that had we adopted the original  agreement as it stood it would have-;  left the other, companies in such, apposition that they might not have been  able to come in at all and the V. V. ft  E. .could If they liked Jiave kept this ,  station to' themBelveBY The' rental  wouid have been prohibitive., But we  contemn and-we put It on tbe statute  books that any competing railway com- ������������������  pany. can come- In under ihe terms" of  this contract, which means that three,  or four competing Always Will ^come  Into this union station Instead of,one/ 7  Flrat Agreement Defeetivtv/O <. ���������  "Another, iiueitlou I>lsh toWercto  1* that this^ af^ltent^lU������>Uie/,c|^,^^ iS  U, silent '*s\ the otue������Uo������"of freight * 7< *i-| hK H-  <U  ikf>  .(.1        Ort  '���������r-.v-ir  ';������=  '--:5t  r-      1 ^?  jTV>    -J.*    ]  Y-r  over,to two,<r*Jlroad companiefi. What\  the C. ?i'B. doesnot own, otour^ water- r  frontage on the Inlet 1s >^ned by the''  Great Northern. After theyC: P. R. had  acqulre4,*m6������tYof ihe: aVallabtaL water-  frontage . on Burrard Inlet /this same  Great Northern comes aiong and rtxiidp  acquiring   the   waterfrontage  ott1' the  south of False Creek' has purchased  ti  it, yet I defy anyone to cohtravert my ninety per cent, of ihat on.the north  statement that there was nothing in  that covenant to show that a railway  station will be built. When the company come to us we say to them, 'We  don't want clauses drawn up in that  way, and you must put in a clause that  shore, (hus completely bottling up and  controlling False Creek. And so, had  this agieement been left as it was the  city would have been effectually* tied  up like San Francisco, which for -years  had only one railway, and we should  this station will be built and will cost have only had two. It meant that when  a half million dollais We don't care  what you have spent on land and reclamation, the people demand a union station, and it must be built.'  "We have also an  agreement that  any other railwj sanies coming  into the province ma., nave free right  of-access-to this passenger station. It  will be argued again that this was in  the original agreement.  I would point  Events from 1791 to 1841 ������������"1,  assembles us today? What is the general language of the Empire? What  is that of one part of our fellow-citizens? What will that of the other and  that of the whole Province be qt a certain epoch ? I am a Canadian, the son  of a Frenchman���������>my natural tongue is French; yet it is my opinion that  there is an absolute necessity that the French-Canadians, in course of time,  adopt the English language, as the only means of dissipating the repugnance  and suspicions which the difference of language would fceep up between two  peoples united by circumstances and necessitated to live together; but in the  expectation of the accomplishment of that happy revolution. 1 think it is but  decent that the Speaker on whom we may fix our choice, be one who can^ex-  press himself in English when he addresses himself to the representative of our  sovereign"  This quotation. from, a French-Canadian's speech in a House, composed almost entirely of his compatriots, gives evidence that the French language did not have the status of an official language; and that, the French  themselves expected that they would be compelled to learn the English language, and that it would be the sole official language of the Province of  Lower Canada, .or Quebec. As a..further proof that the French language  was not an/official language at this time, it might be mentioned that when  bills were submitted to the Governor,'Dorchester, for his approval, he refused  to have anything to do with them'Unless they were in the English language.  He even submitted the question to. the .Imperial authorities,for their decision,  and the word came back that every bill must be in the English language before being submitted to him for his approval. These facts should effectually  dispose of the mis-statement that French was made an official language by  the Act of 1791. Later on in these articles, we will show when and where  French was made an official language.      ^ 7,    ���������-. .'  Perhaps of all the foolish'means to which the Governors resorted, be- ^  tween 1763 and 1841, was their endeavors to enlist the priesthood on their  side. The attitude to be taken by Protestant rulers towards the Church of  Rome is so plain that there is no excuse for going wrong. As the Church  of a section of their fellow-men, it is entitled to the same protection as is extended to other churches. To go further, is to place themselves in a false  position. The Protestant ruler who loofe, upon that Church as a-depository '  of political power, and negotiates with il in order to obtain, its support, is a  party io an immoral proceeding, for���������'two.'reasons. First, he is a trailof lo  those principles which the term?Protestant represents; second, he does wrong"  io the ministers of the Church of Rome in-asking them 'to. use their spiritual  power to advance temporal ends. Yet, of this crime against the body politic,  this sin against God, every Governor, save Dalhousie and Craig, before the  Union, wasguilty. Since the Union, when, personal gave way to representative governme-i- -verv party, leader stands equally convicted, for to ihb hour,  it has been tlv. ,Y policy to.enlist the influence of the hierarchy on their side.  Jn no other way could such effectual aid be obtained for the time being j-- hi ���������  all the waterfront had been tied up, no  other lailway companv would have  access to-it. That is uhai this agreement with the city meant, but we said  jou must go further and allow all  other raihoads to come into your station on False Creek with" their f.vight.'  Then_came the fight between~this~rail--  way .company and the government.  They said: 'What have we spent'all  this money for, What have we to sIiqw  for it if you are going to wipe it all  out���������for the good judgment and business acumen we have displayed ? If you  are going to wipe it all out and bring In  tbe Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul,  tbe Noiih" ���������. Pacific, the Canadian  Northern Pacific and the Grand Trunk  Pacific on these terms?' But we weie  acting not foi the Great Northern Company, but for the people of this province���������and particularly for the people  of the City of Vancouver. (Applause.)  We said: 'You must "ake the, agreement that every railroad that Comes in  can come into your freight yards situated contiguous to your terminals.'  The result was that they had to give  In. Those people in Vancouver who  criticized me will no doubt claim that  they.had a good agreement, but they  had the whole foreshore controlled on  False Creek and Buriard Inlet by these  railway companies, and notwithstanding the hostile criticism.we had to face  we stood, as we have always stood,  for the people, Whatever'niight happen,  and so we have secured an agreement  which throws this union .station and  their freight yards open to the freight  of the world. Section* two provides'  that 'The railway company are to have  their freight terminals on the north  iiide of the creek; near* the station.'  They now agree with us that .they will  handle on a switching rate every car  of freight coming, from another road  oyer their tracks to1, their freight yards  and to the warehouses both in and out.  They also agree that any elevator,  manufactory or ware-house to which  they have put in a siding will have the  risht to make the. Great Northern provide .on a switching basis to'bring |in*  any -carload consigned to them, or to  tbe railways leading to the streets of  Vancouver where their freight may be  trans-shipped, by-"-drays.". You can all  (Cofitinued to page 6) THE WESTERN  CALL  Tm9ZR*ySK^BJ*Ammm\%\\%  H. HARFORD  MONETARY TIMES ON COCOS ISLAND.  SUPPLY  SIS BROADWAY Phone  ������������������������������������(���������  This week we have an extra  good showing of Table Fruits  1 of all kinds.  Have you tried Deckajulie Tea  It's^he best yet  . . lb.   ' 50c  Our Home-made Head Cheese is ���������-  just the' thing forlunch it's pure '���������.  so is our Pork Sausage at per lb 20c  For Pure Foods Our Prices  are as Low as the Lowest  1 WE APPRECIATE  ;��������� your tr^e;;: t,  Our business is to Serve  ;;;: YouRi^ii \  Canada's financial watch-dog has the following to say about a  local speculation:  & circular Jetter inforrjis us that "owing lo the great pressure  of business the firm of tlie Cock's'Business Exchange has been unable  to do full justice to the.placmg of the company 7s stock." I his refers  to the stock of the Cocos Island Hydraulic and Treasure Company.  Limited, capitalized at $300,000. wilh headquarters at Van<iomvr.  it.appears that Messis. Ivicka'vd and Frith are ihe new fiscal tigcuLs  for tne company. It is their*aim to "get the steamship off imme-,  diately after the general meeting.',' This was held on Tuesday, when  all stock subscribers were invitee^- so that we may expect to see  Captain Hackett weighing arHior pretty soon. This Cocos Island  treasure hunt is one of the coolest schemes presented to the Canadian speculator in recent years. A ship is to be fitted, at the expense  of credulous stockholders, and Captain Hackett and his crew are  to enjoy a saiHo a distant land to recover millions of hidden treasure.  If Captain Hackett does not find the treasure, and that is not at all  unlikely, we presume the .stockholders will foot the bill just the  same. As The Monetary Times suggested before, the only fair way  to treat the hidden treasure stock subscriber is to take him along  on the hunt and allpw him to participate in the junketting on the  high seas. "Finally, here is the invitation of the new fiscal agents:  "We would strongly advise you to arrange your finances so that  after hearing the reports on the work done in the past few weeks,  you may he able to jump in .on the little stock that is left open for  subscription. V  >       \  \x    PROTESTANTS CONDEMN  RECENT PAPAL DECREE  Local Ministerial Asoefatlon Petitions  Governments  Re  Reman  Church  Separating Husband and Wife  The Vancouver Ministerial Association meeting in regular seslon in the  Y.M.CIA. rooms yesterday were called  to consider a paper read by the secretary, RevYMertoh 8mlth7 bearing on  most Intimately the rights of British  subjects everywhere, and to be subversive of British law. In a question  of such gravity the association by resolution ordered the whole matter to  be given to the press.  The paper, which follows, deals with  a particular incident which has now  become historic���������the McCann case:  In'May, 1908, Mrs. McCann was mar*  ried in Ireland acording to-the rites of  her own church, Presbyterian, by Jtter  ���������.........:..:..-..>.  :������:.  .���������..**.........  e'.���������.".~;-  ���������J..*������*^*-^^.*^^J*^^������J.*J..JmJmJ.������JmJ^mJmJ������-J.^.*J#*2m*.^*  'There is One Drug Store Where I  ������i^*3w'EllgeiExaetiy WhatI Ask F&r'  '    When you hear that remark you can take it for granted the speaker meant us.   , ,  -  Whatever you want from a drug.store can be had here���������if we haven't got it  we will get it for you.  Phone us your order and note how promptly it will be delivered.  BRING US YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS.  FISHER'S  DRUG  STORE  PHONE  3489  Night  Bell  Cor. Broadway  Scot! Street  t  T  Y  ���������  t  ������  ^X^X^H^W^M^M^X^H^X^X^H* ^~X^~X"X^^X~X"X~X~X^"X"X������' ^X^K^H^X^HK^^X^X^X^X^X*  the recent promulgation throughout own pastor to a Roman Catholic. .She  this British Empire of a certain papal became then on ijhat day the lawfully  decree.' This ^decree is,felt to' touch wedded wife, in the eyes of Qod'and  Dry Goods  Fancy Goods  1  COR. 18th AVE. & MAIN ST.  o  R  Dry Goods  Mrs  FURNISHINGS  This is the foremost word of the day  rfiaf  For Spring is here and we have been particularly careful  . in selecting' our Merchandise. .   Far the many^  complimentary remarks we have heard passed  by our friends and customers, we feel  justified in saying that our efforts  have been entirely successful. The  comment on the extremely low \  prices and b6auty of our designs is indeed encouraging  t  T  %  *-H^4^X'W^**^~X"X������*'X^~X������*  ::  .���������   <i  3024 Westminster Rd.  .t'>'-.  , ������ ,..|i-  OPPOSITROLt> STAND  '.������������.  Watchifhis  Space f^r  English Ginghams  We have a Full Line ih all patterns  at per yard I2}4c  French Muslins  in beautiful designs at per yard 25c  Prints  3000 yds CRUMS Prints just arrived at per yard X5c  Duplex  Ducking  for Boys'Suiting,  extra heavy,  in all colors and patterns at pr yd 15c  Nurse Cloth  Striped and plain at per yard 20c  Shirt Waist Vesting  In Stripes, Polka dots and plain  EXTRA SPECIAL at 20c, 25c, 30c  Curtains  *  Just arrived, a large shipment. '--,  Beautiful designs at $3.00, 3.50, 4,00  Size, 3 yards,by 52 inches,   '   ,  i <  , ��������� . . in'   *  Large Assortment  of Jabots' Fancy Collars, Etc.  ��������� - '     ,;  Big Showing of Fancy and  ...-��������� plain Tailored Waists  *���������   t  i  We Invite Every Person  To visit our store.     It is a pleasure  to show our goods.     All we ask is a  man, of her husband, Mr.-McCann. In  July, 1909, her first-born son saw light.  Up to that date she had lived happily  with her husband, but a few months  after tbe birth of her first-born her  home was visited by the priests, who  told her-she was living in concubinage  and that her child was illegitimate.  This poor woman, who was then also  enciente, refused to listen to the command of the priest that she should submit to the degradation of another marriage ceremony in tlie Roman Catholic  chapel, because if she did so it would  be an admision on her part that she  had been living, as the priest declared,  in sin for the .list twelve months, and  that her child .had ,been born 'out of  wedlock." These'admissions Mrs. McCann declared she never would make  under any-clrcunistatfces.  Now notice. Jger second child was  born in August, lWoV A few months  ago, in October''last, during her  absence, her home was raided', her  children were stolen,' her very clother  and little trinkets, all her ^worldly  possessions were removed, and from  tbat day to this .she has been homeless,  husbandless and even childless, one of  her children < being practically, torn  from her breast. So far this woman'  has been able to get no redress, <  Lest anyone should think that this  is simply another "grievance from Ireland," and' does not . touch us in  Canada, let me report a story from  Toronto.  A certain Individual, who is reputed  to be a millionaire, in his young manhood married a Protestant. Treating  religions matters somewhat lightly,  perhaps, he'agreed tbat his wife should  remain a Protestant, and if they bad  any children tbey should be,trained rs  Protestants. This agreement was faithfully observed until several children  bad grown to a marriageable age. An  attack of, illness and the fear of death  lurned'the father back to the Roman  priest for consolation.  ' What means the priest used to wean  the man's heart from the love of his  youth can only be surmised. But the  fact which .has developed recently is  that the erstwhile indulgent father and  husband became a tyrant in his home,  demanding on the part of his wife and  children acceptance of Romanism as  the price ,of peace. Their refusal to  j conform finally brought things to sucfi  a pass that they were driven from tbeir  home.     '   i  Twenty years- of happy maried life,  life-long loyalty, on the part of the  wifer w;ere~all disregarded.~The-home  wasybroken up; misery takes the place  of happiness; and this all in defiance  of the law "of Canada, because' of the  secret control of the conscience of the  individual.  This last' Incident Js a "reported  fact"; the first is a historic incident, . .   ,_     .. .     .  vouched   for  bv  the'Archbishop of last toree Teare ** *** been Pro������������������ul- dared. Invalid, tbey have been living!  Dublin, the Moderator of the General. gated in Great Britain and Ireland, and j? concubinage and if there have been  I  I  I  Next Week  7451  ��������� ���������  f  i  We Deliver  the Goods..  < ������>><  Our Motto:  I Good Goo4s,--Right-Pnces ii  and Prompt Delivery,  2^X^^^HK~:������X~X^H^������*+������K,>M������ ���������y-H-J-**-T-H-*if--?-t 11 ! Q It ���������M"HllMll'  Assembly of the Presbyterian Church .1 surmise also throughout various parts  of Ireland and many of the most noted'of the British Empire. This decree is  men in Ireland, both lay and clerical.  The papal decree on wnich t^ese actions are being taken dates back to a  law tha������ was adopted by the Council unbapttaed,  now binding on all whom tbe Church  of Rome claims, whether baptised or  "confirmed"  or ' "uneon-  any children they are illegitimate.  Say not that legal redress, is easy.!  Mrs. McCann has found none, though  shp has made a piteous appeal to the!  Lord, lieutenant himself. The Toronto  wife and children have found none. The I  of Tr������������nt in 1563, according to which no | firmed." It means that if a Protestant Roman hierarchy is apparently strong   ....2~._- mm.^mm\mm.m^.^.mm mm. /*������ * 1* ������*11 A A *1 ft m% .������.��������� _.! ^ ���������      _      n.u..      /I.^k.fl-     t_       ���������      fl���������1���������< _.*._ A A4_ ������������������..      I_       * * _a "������      M.  iu..riage between a Catholic and a  Noncatholic was valid unless solemnized in the presence of the parish priest  of one of the parties, or the ordinary,  or a priest delegated by either. At-  '.arbed to this decree, however, wa" a  p:)vlsion whereby it did not.become  operative In any country or parish unless it h3d been promulgated therein.  inarrleB a Roman Catholic in a Protos  tant place' of worship, or elsewhere,  with a licence, openly, solemnly, according to religious rites, after all the  formality that; British - pr. Canadian  law requires have been complied" with,  after the contracting person* >naW  pledged their troth solemnly to one  ���������especially in Ireland and Canada, to]  fulfill Its will in such cases. Thia de������,l  cree, enforced by Rome ln the British  Empire, Is not, however, enforced In  ,rThe details of the negotiations are,  not yet publicly known-^bat some two  fair Comparison Of gOOds and prices. ;j Protestant countries, but  another, after they have been living'SfW,��������� befor* the PaMl bu" "N������ Te-jl  For nearly 350 years this decee has together for a montb,-a year, aye ten ���������������"���������  ��������� 'BBuedwme representation.^  not been universally proru.lgrted In . or twenty years, yet at the pleasure of |were  made  ^  tae  German- bishops j  within the a Roman priest their marriage Is de*  (Continue* on. page 5) ���������  i   :.i'  ���������tl -'I "t"t"!-t-3"t t ! I H-t-M11 ! ! !��������� I H-r/t i tl I J M ''M'<"frM"fo**'****i^^  - ���������H^K'������x~x^r^x^x4;^x^^:^x^������c^^^ ���������:��������� 11 * i-ti ������������������ij g *.*.*.*>&&** * * *j> *i.  ii Don't Forget to  UpOurAd.Nep^eeli  IT Will PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET  We will furnish Vbu with a full list of  prices.  youwv  <mr  *���������  '-. ^>iX  If not, tell us.  IVedan'tgivi anything  av ,iy, but we guarantee you a square  deal every time.  TH0 will Jhave our  Best Attention,  Phone  Cochrane  8792 -..;.,..  111 we i m ii i ti iii 11 ri i 111*<* 11 i���������.ii i������tt i; 111 itiiwiMir***********^^ >****���������  615-617  15th Avenue  and Westminster Rd.  '&&iiw*****>s*%**^ k "t **'***'H 'ti ti'ij v*'j 11*+ H"H.������|t������i"M-i"i|<|.i ti i.i t-n  ������������������4$k THE WESTERN CALL  r-TTZfitsam  ���������'      *'>J,J    I ������ .  7 ������, v~<x;  Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual , Meeting of the  Shareholders of the        :  ' British Columbia Permanent Loan Company   '  h At the annual general meeting of the shareholders of the B. C. Permanent Loan  JCompany held on Jt cbruary 22nd, the Directors' report to the shareholders was as  (follows1:  The Directors have pleasure in submitting herewith the Thirteenth Annual .Re-  [port, showing the results of the Company's operations for the vear ending December  [31st, 1910. . . .      . /  The Assets have increased from $2,677,200.58 to $3,211,511.86; the Earnings from  [$178,731.79 to $230,175.68; the Reserve Fund from .#300,000.00 to $400,000.00 and the  [^Surplus Funds have increased to $414,943.43.  After providing for dividends sufficient to mature the various accumulative stocks  fin the estimated times, interest on deposits and debentures, and expenses, there was a  balance in Profit and Dividend account equal to 15.85 fo on the Permanent Stock of  hthe Company, out of which a* dividend at the rate of 9������& per annum has been declared  and $43,000.00 has been transferred to the Reserve Fund.  First Mortgage loans have increased from $2,098,125.00 to $2,630,050.00. The appraised value of the property held as security for loans is $6,381,514.00. The supply  of applications for loans has beep; so great that only those of a very desirable kind,  i having satisfactory and ample security have been granted.  The principal agents of'trie Company in Scotland have been successful in placing  | a large amount of sterling debentures. 'They expect to place a substantial amount dur-  [^ing 1911.   Their work is -vei$vihuch 'appreciated by the Board. -. -    ������  During the year a very des^abe site for a branch office in Victoria, B.C., has been  .secured.* A suitable buildupwitl be,erected fo accommodate the rapidly increasing  [business in that city.  Whe  jvenue-bearing investment. Shareholders, are advised to obtain as. much as possible of  [this safe and profitable1 in^t**erit this year, as negotiations have l)een .consunimated  [which will complete the sale of the $1,000,000.00 much sooner than originally planned.  --'��������� ^������*���������������*,������..--*_������, .....���������������   ...-   THOS. T. LAKGIiOlS, )   :  ,   , President.  Messrs. Thos. T. Langlois^ Jjresiient; p. H. Wilson, M.D*, first vice-president; Geo. J.T/elfeV, second  |vic$-president; B. H. Duke,; general manager; W.Bdne.aiid A. Johns..of Victoria; W. E. Rumihings,  tapaimo; Rev. G. A. Wilkinson', Eadysmith; Jno. Rumble and A. E. Bull, each' spoke of the various  >oibts of interest in the statement, and congratulated the shareholders on the results of the "year's  ~ aliens which had been by far fke most profitable .in.the history of the' Company. '     ' ~ 1  ' The election of directors 'resuftejl as-follows: Thos\ T. Langlois, David H. Wilaonr M.D:,, -Geo. J.  Telfer, David Spencer, Sr., W. H. Maikin, Geo. Martin, Geo. Ward and R. H. Duke. <������������������<���������  : The retiring trustees, Hon. Richard MeJBride, Ralph Smith,-M.P., and Lawrence Goodacre, Esq.,  rere re-elected.  '\<      -%    : " |f'v" > V'-1 '.   n ��������� .        . . -   ..    .  . Messrs. Buttar'A Chiene,AC.A.^ai$.W./T.'S1fein, C.A., were re-elected as auditors,-and Messrs.  [arris, Bull & Mason -were re-a'pp6ihted' Bblieitors of the Company., ^   .  , At a subsequent meeting of the Board of Directors Thos. T. Langlois was elected President; D. H.  TUson, M.D., First Vice-President; Geo.-,sJ. ,Telfer, Second' Vice-President; R. H.Duke, General Man-  iger.   Ti'D." Macdonald was appointed: T}re.asurer and R. G. Campbell was appointed secretary.   , .,.  1       ���������:. > '.' '       : j" * '���������''v' .        '  STATEMENT OF  ASSETS AND LIABOmEB. ���������      .  PROTESTANTS CONDEMN RECENT  PAPAL DECREE  with the result that in IS06 another  bull   entitled   "Provida"   -\v:s   issued  by Rev. R. N. Powell and unanimously  carried: "(1)~ That the claims embodied in the decree 'Ne Temere' recently promulgated throughout the  British Empire are an attempted encroachment  upon British laws which  exempting Germany except rs regards < Pemit and recogDize maniages cele  Roman Catholics marrying, ilh Roman |brstea according to the civil,laws gov  Catholics Germany wouW ic* submit  to Rome's pretentions. Wc .-. tie Em  pire have done so.  The effect of Bui! "Provido" is  father absurd. If a Roman Catholic  marries a Protestant according to civil  rite or Protestant rite in the Bri'ish  Empire, the mariage is declared by  Papal edicts to be illegal, the man and  woman to be living in concubinages nd  the children illegitimate. Such a marriage, however, similarly consummated  in the German Empire, is declared by  Papal edict to be legal, the man and  woman truly wed and the children  legitimate.  Nor does the strange Inconsistency  end here. On August 12,1873, a synod!-  cal letter addressed to all the Roman  Catholics of England Isued by the  Fourth Westminster Provincial Synod  and signed by all the Roman Catholic  bishops of England Including Archbishop Manning, declared that: The  Catholic Church does not remarry  those bflthe English people who are  received into its unity. It regards  them as already man and wife, and  their children as legitimate. Therefore  if any Catholic" solemnizes - a - mixed  mariage before a registrar or before  the ProteBtant minister, the Catholic  Church refuses, to remarry them. For  two* obvious:reasons: First, they are  Already 'married; -seeorid, the Catholic  party has committed'a sacriligious act.  Here then,,we have.a strange quan-  davjj\.,In 187* in England a Catholic  married to a Protestant by registrar or  m{nfster"was' legally married according to Rome���������the children were legitimate. ,ln 1911 such a marriage; in  England Is declared to be unlawful���������  the parties to be living in concubinage,  the children illegitimate.  In the German Empire such a mar-  riage^Qday. is declared by Papal bull to  be legitimate, tlie union valid, the  children .legitimate; .whilst in the Brit-  eruing the various parts of the Empire  end perfoimed' according to the rites  of the various Protestant churches."  -Moved by Rev. Me-tcn Smith, seconded by Dr. Spencer: "(2) That this  Vancouver Ministeiial Association protests in the mest solemn 'manner  against the pietentions of tbe Church  of Rome in the said decree ('Ne Temere") on mi\ed marriages now being promulgated and enfoiced, cn the  following grounds: f '  "(a) Its aim is'to set uu end enforce a-decree of the Council of Trent  (1563), which is in conflict with the  law of the land.  ' "(b) It is unscriptural, and is a  direct incentive to a breach of the  mariage vow.  "(e) It treats'the offspring of mixed  marriages as illegitimate; it deals unjustly with the parents of such children. It is ln the highest degree offensive to Protestants."  Hover by Rev. Merton Smith, seconded by Rev. Lashley Hall: That  this Vancouver Ministeral,Association,  in view of certain incidents which have  recently" taken place, calls'upon the  government���������Provincial, Federal and  Imperial���������to take such steps as will  secure to those who have been married  ln> accordance with the law of the land  freedom frpm Interference from clergymen .or, otherst^f *ny 'denomination  whatsoever, tha* may, )ead���������to a viola-;  tion of pueb, mariage coDtragt.",^,*, >  (4)7 Moved ,by-;Rey, Merion, Smith,,  seconded by Rev. J. C. Madill: "That  the Vancouver 'press be asked "bjf this'  association to print in full the foregoing address and' resolutions" and that  copies of the above resolutions be, sent  to the, proper authorities of the. Provincial, Federal and Imperial governments."  ... ,  AS AT DECEMBER 31st, 19*0.  le^l Estate^Lwms^^irat Mortgage^;. & .  fehare Loans .../:.:   Corner  Park Drive i Mill  AveiiUe  It's all right |f  it comes from tne.  Buffalo Grocery, or  we are here to  make it right.  rk&!  L  V   C. ���������> ,  V  leal Estate (Improved Property acquired by foreclosure)  leal Estate Sold under Agreement..-...:   (sundries Advanced to Mortgagors ,������������������������������������'   Interest Due and Accrued   pacific Coast Fire Insurance Company's Stock.   furniture and Fixtures   )ffice Property  ,   fcash on Hand   I 1  '    1������  >.$2,630,050.00-  ���������   '.^   i   ���������  ..      '37,094.54        - j'      !  -���������'��������� $2,667,144.54  18,448.73  .        '   98,934.13  5,135.35'  7,726.49  53,482.00  6,985.12  321,249.28  32.406.22  . .xwa Uevv levAtphans.. ..������.,  London���������Two great battleships, the  ish Empire such a marriage today is largest ever' designed for the British  by Papal bull declaretf.illegai, the man Navy, were begun when the first keel  and ^rpman living, in.concubinage and, plates were lald,of the King George V.  the etyidcen .illegitimate. |at Portsmouth-and the Centurion at  y|& cAreadiljj^ee'then the danger key������nport. No offlcial parUculars wiOt  tha������^88U ey������ry%Dme in the Empire reference to the ships have been made/  wheW^ach. marlages have heen con-' known, but It is' believed that the Cenr  suml^ted^ We are radically opposed turion will be approximately 600 feet  to1 sue* mixed marriages. So far ai ' over all, with a beam of 89 feet, and t  oun^ankertencef goes, the bulk of them displacement of between 43,000 and  prove unhappy, failures. But the pro- 24,000 tons. Each vessel of the cjass  mulgatioj| o^he papal* fedVce "Ne, Te- will navejten 13.5 inch'|ipis^arran|edL  mere" is ;ln defiance of British law along the centre line, giving a bow and  aridWintolerable insult to Protestant- stern' fire of four guns', arid'a broad  ism. side lire of all ten.   Three 21-inch tor  The following resolutions were sub- pedb tubes will be carried. Increased  mitted and caried unanimously: armour protection wilL be another  Moved by Rev.-Merton Smith, seconded characteristic of tbe ships.  '���������������-!������     ' TEA*.    .  Our own Blend 4s always a spe-,.  clal, 35o per lb. prt3 lh*. .for.$1j00  Blue Ribbon.,.i..J^..^:'..[l j AH  * Salada 40c antf.V.... V...'....   M  Japan ������*een--r.-:-r.-;-.-.- .-.v.:-. rr"J9������  , Ridgway, 3-lbl'lllrs/j.. ?.!'.;..*. 1^0  Old Country J    jn  Capital Household    M  "���������������,       COFFEK.''  Freshf Grour d  Mocha fc  Coifed per Vai.............  B.kK. Rolled data. 7������t':'J.%.  Superior .9a,      '  -^''*  **.>  is  i-i-  <*s\}i;  1    ������.  Java  i  .28  $3,211,511.86  LIABILITIES  ptpital Stockst���������  Permanent     K.l,.i k : $  600,000.00  , Full Paid and Prepaid .Oi 4. ��������� ���������'      273,300.00'  Instalment        483,498.10  $1,356,798.10  )ividends^:_  V  Permanent, Full Paid and' Prepaid1...;'. $    57,749.87.  Instalment Stock       42,877.35  [oan Repayments ' *.'..."!!"! ir.J..' $  101,441.77  vmounts Due on Uncompleted Loans ^       38,914-32  lrplus��������� " ' "  Reserve Fund '���������'��������� l.Y .'.''.'..:'-..  Contingent Fund ". ���������'.. -.l!. ������������������.'.. .'>. -.  Balance of Profit and Dividerid-Account.  .$  400,000.00  . ,   13,444.71  .    1,498.72  100,627.22  140,356.09  414,943.43  ^abilities to Public��������� *'" "*''". c     .1'  L Currency Debentures and Accrued Interest $  173,570.07  GAMBLING IN  VANCOUVER.  Sterling Debentures and Acdrnett Interest.  Deposits and Accrued Inte������eBl!.Hi. i"  Bank  * ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  594,813.56  391.154.49  39,248.90  1,198,787.02  ������iit  $3,211,511.86  PROFIT AUD DIVIDIND 8TATKONT  ,1.1;  V  -A ^0 71/1 ok  DIVIDENDS^    7  Paid andI Prepaid?...<.;.;i.|:^.^:JW,422.33  |foaiiue:hlY&co'e*K aiia oepOsits.-t'.VI:k^ ���������.���������<y������^t\tMO  Iterest Currency Debentures....   .. .*t  S.125.66  Iterest Stcrliiag Debentures...... :���������_..._."._. 22,584.41  rbr th������ Year Indin; December 31,1910.  J.,'  J  Iterest  insferred to Expense Fund;  fansferred to Reserve Fund,  ilance carried to 1911.. v  ���������.-. . #������������������;*'.���������*  .��������� 1.118.30  r-59:805.91  :' 43,000.00  .      1,498.72  $239,406:34  Balance from 1909...... k...;i-. YYiY'i.s:$7 9.230.71  ���������Interest on Mortgage Loans.;.........203,287.26  Interest on Share Loans........7....-. -   2,643.26  Interest on; Agreement Balances.:. Y.. -���������     5^884.73  Insurance Commissions and Dividends     4,316.70  Rents.:'::kk.::::....;.,.....t..;..-.X 12,329.02  Sundry Profits' ........ v- - ��������� iYY;V^7i T~ -1^714.66  B-  H. DUKErManager.  :T.:0  t '������������������  COiyiPARAJIVE  GROWTH  ���������������.:  !i        Dec 31.1900  Dec.  31.  1901   -  Dec.   SI,   1902  Dec. 31, 1904  Dec. 31.1906  Dec. .31, 1907  Dec. 31, 1908 7"  Dec. 31,1909  ^cy31j  ..}���������.  5URPLUS  Yj. 12.693.75 ���������'  r; ". 87.941 -'���������'. \  ���������''-' ' Jl4.3i6.^a  ���������'.  $46.336.?!7  7r $17l;4f ���������   "I  $214,57..69  $265,484.00  'ii  >-y*i+*!r~i- ***v'**v.-^ -'  343,949.50  " ^943.42  ��������� ^239,406.34  MACDONALD, Treasurer. 7  ASSETS   ���������'  . b    "   ��������� 1223.270.11,.        '  '.    ������ec.a88.7ti ���������'������������������  *    ���������  '���������������������������  $712.-983.82- "  $1,400,777.17  * * $1,871,864:85  $2,058,418.27  Y   $2,284,832.33   ���������= ��������� '  $2>677,20ffi58  $3,211^11.86  We frequently receive letters from well meaning persons regarding gambling and vice in this city. These letters are usually  unsigned, and therefore it ti impossible for us to use them, and also  difficult to know what action should be taken.  We have oue before us now written by a gentleman who states  he is a ''friend of the editors." which "goes on to ask that action  be taken against certain gambling houses, run by white men, on  Cordova street, Richards street, and on Pender street. The writer  states that "'the police know of the existence of these places." All  we can say is tbat anyone whe knows of such things should at once  communicate with tfoose officials iu_jvhoni_they_have confidence  and assist them -in bringing ^he guilty parties to time. We do not  think that any citiaen shocAd make charges against the police or  anyone else unless he m willing to do so over his own,name.  We are aware that certain places are nothing else but "gam-  Ming joints,'" and Uve pdHce know it, too, but it is a different  matter when you attempt tto prove- it in the courts.  To prow gambling tt as not sufficient to demonstrate that a  game was being played Sw anoney, but that a certain rate went to  the house. Gambling. ������s the average citizen understands it, and  gambling as onr laws define it, are two different things. It is  auother illustration of tbe .absolute absurdity of our laws.  We wish to state, however, that anyone who knows of any  snch breaches of the law and is willing to assist in exposing the  same will have the hearty support of this journal and its editor,  but we eannot act on the strength of unsigned letters.  All Communications, if requested, will be kept in, strictest confidence, but we must insist upon knowing with whom we are  dealirjg.  Y ; '-,     .,     ��������� 7.-77.  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE.  This is one of our most important and successful financial cor-  porationa. W*, as Canadians/are naturally proud of such institutions. And as time passes they are rapidly increasing in numbers  and wealth. ��������� Y7 Y ';;���������'. ��������� '7YY';7   7'"''���������"���������"  However, in looking over the last annual report of this Company, one is stnielcwift the large numbCT of shareholders in England. Ireland and Scotland. The shares held in Grea.f..Brtain amouM.  to 63 561 out of a total of 2000,1000, and of the ^10,000,000.00. of paid  up stock, that held in Britain amounts to $-3:028,550.00. The United  States holders have an amount repreacBting $1,193,100.00. All  other countries, excepting Canada hold $69,500.00, an insignificant  fraction of the whole amount.  The above lets in a little light on the financial strength of the  little; group of Islands in the North Atlantic, cut off from,-"the Continent "without hand." ". ,i :  Great Britain holds thousands of millions of wealth in Canada;  Newfoundland and the United States; not mentioning South: America,  and the numerous islands on both coasts of America; in the Pacific,  in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia and Africa, and iu any other  region not herein named. 'As time goes on, she increases h'e'r/rrip;  on the nations of the earth, and they are helpless in her grasp. This  is one of the financial blessings promised to the House, of Joseph,  especially to Epliraim, his Hrstborn.'7'Two. things:-are especially  prominent ini Britain at the present time. One is here great wealth,  and the other is her ^national and political power in the earth. These  two are mighty factors, and both blessings were promised to Joseph  in Egypt.  A third factor is her enormous sea-power and water-wealth.  This is a third blessing promised to Joseph, through Ephraim. Therefore Britain now has these blessings of Joseph and may well be  British-Israel.  ������������������-".v   ;W ',:'������������������-' ���������-, ���������::.--.t: 7 ^ ;--E7/ODLUMY  Y-Y  Coarse'bttroeaUlba.-,;..;.  Standard, 10s \ ."   * we, lOs ..............'..  ������raham, 10?%) v;: h,^.. .7y/.  'Whole- wheats loV^',^. J'.'&lys,  CanadlaaWhMt Flakes, pkt 7  PICKLES.    K  ���������   A One assortment of, the beat  makers, Crosse A BlackwelVs, Ua^  ^ ton's ao| Stephens.     *s < \ -- * fi^;-  " Sour, miked, 15c and.... .*.*"..'.'.' J&  Chow Chow, 15c and.    3&'  Sweet, 15c and -..   ^0  .Onions      40  Walnuts     ^o  Gherkins   30 ���������  Plccalily     .SO  JIushroom Ketchup     ^25  Chutney      .25  Gillard Relish, a favorite pickle,  large bottle      45  ' Spanish Queen and Manzanillas,  plain and stuffed    10cr 20C, 25c, 40c, S5e.  EMPRE88 JAM3t <:    \  Strawberry,   Raspberry,   Plumy*  Black Currant, in 20-oz. glass,  _ _each_  ^ M'.  Wagstaff    Peaches   in   heavy  'syrup    ������6.  BAKING POWDERS.  Dr., Prices  "45  Eggo      45  Magic  i     40  Empress 15  Royal Standard Flour, made in  Vancouver, per sack 51.75  Table Figs, 2 lbs. for  .25  DateB, 3 Ibs. for     45  Honey, per comb    45  Honey in glass, each..........   .85  Canada First Cream, 2 tins for   .25  *v?  "J.  H  k ".;*,  7?\  *.'���������&���������  ..is-1  ' i  -Pork and Beans, 1 b, 3 for.... *.25  Pork and Beans, 2s, each......    .10  QUAKER CANNED VEGETABLES.  Peas, 2 for....     45  Corn, 2 for ...":....:..........  ,45  Beans, 2 for ........:...    .;-.    .25  7Tomat6ea, 2 'tor.'...:.. .������������������.*.. \..' ��������� 45  Tomatoes, 3s," each ....... ;.-.->��������� .15  7+        CANNED  FRUIT*    7-   :'.'  Pineapple, 2 for  Peaches, each.  Apricots, each i.  Pears, each-.,-..  45  .25  FRUITS;  Apples, Oranges and Bananas at  Jowest prices. . u  ���������'���������  PKone ybiir orders.  They will have x>ur  prompt personal  attention.  PHONE R 5325 THE WESTERN CALL  SiJJ,  Phone S45  JAlways in Mt. Pleasant  T P1 T  T  "Y"' ^  EXPRESS & BAGGAGE TRANSFER  Stand:     Mount Pleasant Livery.  Phone 845  AQ^r$.tz>.i.a>t.<$\^yt->*'&*^  I  For good values in > %  *  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS ������  *  Call on %  TRIMBLE &   NORRIS !  *  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne f  H Acme Plumbing & Heating Co.j;  if  .,  i>  For Estimates on Plumbing  *       HOT  WATER HEATING  f      PHONR   5545  I   131 ioth Ave., u.       Vancouver ������������������  ���������      ��������� '' ���������������  ���������������������������������������������������..������ .,������ .���������������.������.������.,������.,������ .,,������ ������������...<#.,������ * * ****** * ** ***** ** ���������* * ***  The Pleasant Cafe j-  <   SALTER, EATON * CO.,  2642 MAIN 5T.  THE LIGHTEST, MOST AIRY and  MOST CHEERFUL ";'  PLACE TO EAT ON THE HILL  '      .     "���������     *  Cuisine of the Best  Everything new and up-to-date.    We are here to serve, .<������'  not to be served.    . Give us a call and you will call again  ,. + ,*,***********:***���������****������������������*******���������***���������**********���������***<<  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B.C. Orrramental Iron & Fence Co���������Md.  PHONE 6571 COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  *m ������������if <���������������!<  . PHONE  4607 .  .  We have moved back to our old'store  w)j^mm ������^*^������**������������������^������������W***'  ..;. Back Again ...  THE DON r.  Prop. McG OWEN*  & SALTER  2747MAIN STREET,��������� (Near Corner 121k)  FRESH MILK AND BUTTER DAILY.        HIGH CLASS    ANDIES  and TABLE FRUITS. A FULL LINE OF CIGARS, CIG  ARETTES and TOBACCO.  Agents for WOMAN'S  BAKERY BREAD and CONFECTIONERY.  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES ���������        -        - NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONE 845  HACKS,.BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  \\ Night Orders promptly attended  to.  Fedora Cafe  1821 MAIN STREET  MEAL TICKETS $4.75        MEALS 25c  SHORT ORDERS A SPLCIALTY.     Meals at ali hours.     Whi :e  Help employed.    Quick Service and Courteous Treatment.  Givp  us a call H, PETERSON, Prop.  False Creek Agreement  Continued from page 6)  see what this means to the other competing railway companies of America  and what it means to the men in Vancouver who have capital invested in  any of these industries. They also  further agree that there is a certain  class of freight known in railway parlance as L. C. L. (less than carload  lots) and they have' agreed that they  will switch in these car sto their  freight sheds and through their freight  sheds to tlie right-of-way that leads to  the city, so that the other railway companies have (he advantage of everything done by the Great Northern Railway Company before they come in.  Entry  for  Other  Roads.  "For these services there is no price  fixed. That is left to the railway commission, a splendid body which occupies a high position iri the commercial life ol Canada. They have already  laid down a switching rate by which  these cars can be taken from one railway company for another.4 If it is  found in some cases that the matter  has not been adjusted by thd railway  commission, we have made a provision  that it can be referred to the Lieuten-  ant-Governor-in-Council, so that it can  be settled at once," and valuable time  can be saved to the railway companies  who wish to have their freight come  in on this agreement.  "Under the old agreement nothing  was specified as to a station and a  mere shack would do, but under this  agreement they must spend half a  million dollars on a station. In the  city's agreement entrance to the station meant nothing but we have shown  it on a basis that can be understood  by any business man exactly what can  be done. We have also shown you on  what terms they can bring in freight,  and there is no man with the interest  of the Province or the city at heart  .who can stand up now and say that  this Government did wrong when it  stood up for the rights of the people in  this agreement. (Applause.) -In the old  agreement there was not a single  syllable about handling freight of other  companies. They were getting a  bargain and shutting up 130 acres 'and  no one could come in there but the  V. V. ������ E.  "But I, am not through yet. On the  south side of the creek there are sixty-,  nine acres through which their present  tracks run; and It also contains some  most valuable property for1 warehouse  sites. We asked them, 'What are you  going to do with that?' They say in a  vague' sort of way. 'We, are going to  use that later on.' This agreement with  the city only calls for freight' sheds  and terminals adequate to their own  business, which means nothing'.- We  said, "What are you going to do with  the land to the south of the creek?'  They said, 'We will put, up freight  shedes adequate to the business,' but  we   said,  'Other  companies   want  to  come in there,' and finally they agreed  that any company that does not want  to handle their freight on the north  side of the creek, may build their own  lines on the south side. Not only that,  but they allow the patrons of thest  other ranway companies wno may wish  to buiid factories or elevators, space on  the south side of the creek for that  purpose. >  "The land is io be leuUsu oil. such  terms as we may fix in Victoria, so  that they can have their own sheds on  the south side. They can also take  their freight over their own rails into  Vancouver. It is true it is only a temporary freight-shed that is provided for,  but it is meant to give the other railway companies a chance to come into  Vancouver and exploit their business,  if the V. V. & E. Co. require it for  their own  business or  for their own  ps.'roiid tlioy Can sire not  the cle-  PHONE 6964  P.O. BOX  15,    HILLCREST  C. E. YOUNG  PLUMBINO, QASFJTTING and HOT WATER  HEATING.     Stoves Connected and General  Repairs,  Etc.  Estimates Given COR. 21st and WESTMINSTER AVE  vator company to move within a year,  so that the company can leave and take  up quarters in some oilier portion of  the city. The railway company can  only do this if they require the land  themselves /'and the railway commission may come in and say to the V. V.  & E., 'This land on the south side of  the creek is needed for other companies, we can expropriate it, but even  if not, we have given another entry to  other railways on the south side of/the  creek.' So we have given this right by  a clause in the agreement which 1  know will be thoroughly appreciated.  '   Flat Must Be Filled Up.  ''There are only three other sections  I wish to refer to.' The first is with  regard to the Suing in of the bed of the  creek. Of course the people of Vancouver expect that the creek will be filled  ln right up to the city's portion, but  there is nothing in the agreement to  compel the railway company to do it.  So we said to them when they came  here, 'When are you goin'g to fill in the  whole of False Creek?' and they say  in the old agreement that they will fill  in sufficient to give them freight and  passenger terminus. So that if it is  only ten acres, they will be able to hold  up 120 acres for speculative purposes,  or leave it for the tide to ebb and flow  over. We said, 'You must go further,  and agree that the whole 130 acres  must be made land within five yearB,  and if not done you will do so on receiving six months' notice from the  Governor-inrCouncil.'    ^  ''Now you see what a valuable addition to the agreement we have. There  is, a modification Jthat must sound well  to those who are really interested in  Vancouver's welfare. There is another  thing we have a little to say about, and  ' that was about' the roundhouses of the  Great Northjern." We thought fthat  when they were coming into Vancouver  and receiving the valuable business of  that city, they should at least do something for the workingmen of Vancouver,' and settle beyond question ��������� that  their terminals should be on the banks  of False Creek. We said. 'Your shops  Continued to page 7) '  Mew Laid Eggs ���������       -   '  -  Eastern Eggs -    - -  Eastern Select -  Eastern Extra Select     -       -       :  Sweet Butter ....  Orange Creamery Butter  Fresh AlbertaDairy Butter  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs  I        PRAIRIE PRODUCE CO.  I  i  65c doz.  35c doz.  40c doz.  45c doz.  40c lb.  Hoc or 3 lbs. for* 1.00  30c lb.  28c lb.  168 8th Ave., East      -       -      Mathers Block  PHONE 3o73  i  ;; William R. Webb Harold E. Brockwell-  TELEPHONE 3339  MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  ErECirniCAL CONTRACTORS-.  i i ������������%fitfS������wM^    529- Broadway W  ���������; s&ZRssiF". / ��������� Vancouver b, c'  t J. PERRY  Poper Hanger, Painter   |.  and Decorator      j  I SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decor-1  ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc, {  Moderate charges       J  Estimates given %  T  2Q22 Westminster Ave.  PHAtTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  Oscar Kidd  Between Sixth and Seventh  Avenue*  ^^;.^^K<^������M"HK~X^'H~:~H^W'^* 4~:~X~XwX-X~X~X"W,4^X~X~X',4'������  J  'saaDOJO Suipsai \[e &q p[og                  -p9a;u������iBn3 X)ipm^ J  X NMVH3 HSFIDN3 (TIO *  i      s said 5������H(M Ntonaw ivaoh  4 aovsnvs oxvhoi ivaoh  i                            aovsnvs aoaiHenvo ivaoh |  JO SJ951TJW                                              ' 4  ������  i(ii*piraig f������g ���������QJ $ SJIJW  ������ S.S       *sr r v w w w.      .*.  ���������X^^^^'t"M"t~H*^X~H**M������X~!������*:������*H^:*  ^���������**X<**X'*������K'^^X"X~X**^X*^^  ^^H4*X^~X������H^**X-X������X-X-X'* ^^:������X~X~X~X~X"X^X"X~X****  ������   ��������� X  SPRING STYLES X  T  |   SPRING GOODS  t  For a Stylish, up-to-date  SUIT  X  i see MePherson & Nicol I  t THE POPULAR PRICED TAILORS |  | 432 Main Street, Opp. City ;Hail |  X S. McPherson Geo. A. Nicol *  * *  ^^X-I~X~:~^H~X~X-X~X*X~^X~X' 4-*>X~H~X-K-X^X������������-'X-X~X-X-*  * ���������  || Cor. Main C& Broadway  PHONE L8404  mmininininimwin  ���������iiiwmwuiniiiitwtK  Pm>F. COWAN  ; EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  Zither, Twenty Private lessons  $7.00.#       No class lessons.       ....  Musicians supplies of every description.  COWANS UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  i ������315Westminster Avenue near 7th  .^Sh..^....,;....^....^.^^^^^  ���������10  4#  Quick Service.  Short Orders at All Hours.  ive the Kitchen my Personal Attention.    40  cTWRS.  LUCKHURST,  Proprietress.    "    ^Otjj. AVCt  ���������������������+���������������.������'.������ *. ������ . ������ . ���������l"������'������^ti������������4H������Hg^.<t������������H|������������.0l������������^^.������4^  f  T  t  f  Y  V  y  f  ?  f  f  %  :������x^x~x~x������<������x������X"X������?'X"X~x~:"^ ������������������x~:~:-x������*������h~h-s������m~:-  Alabastine  We have just received some spring stock of Church's J  Alabastine in TWENTY-ONE beautiful tints. ��������� Any/]  one can put on Alabastine. but no one can rub it off.  A    complete   line  of   Kalsomine   Brushes,   Paint  Brushes, Floor Brooms and Mixed Paints.    Our prices^  defy competition.  Rkme'mber! we sell Martin-Senour/s ico^ Pure'  Mixed Paints, the only absolutely Pure Paint on the  market. Now is the time to get ready and decor, ie  your home and we have the goods.  The uuiuiiaui iiaiuwaicco.  Cor. 18th Avenue and Main Street  PHONE 6932  ***-: -.~x~x~H-x*^*H-M^~x~x~x������ 4~:~x������x~:-x-x~x~x~:-x~x-:~x~:- THE WESTERN CALL  TORONTO  FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  Xmas Goods   j  of J  prices *  A   large    assortment  CHINA,   and   the  are right.  Many good Xmas sugges  tions in furniture.  ���������    H. COWAN.  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience i  Best References N  W. J. GOARD.  OOLUMOWOOD EAST  Mve your orders at the Western Call  |ACK BROS. Pntolakers  Open Day and Night  SB an* CHAFBL  BIMfilANTILLEST. PiMie S2S2  IAS.   GltLOTT  XASH   *\MD   BOORS  t���������4 TarsiaC ssi Oesersl MNI Wert  1039 Helville Str.  Phone 2745  Dr. Geo. Howell  Veterinary Surgeon  Office and Residence  l*4S     955 Bntftiy W  MT. WLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec 8t  Sunday 8ervtoaa~PuMlc worship at tl  a.m. and 7:00 p.m.   Sander School and  Bible Class ������t 2:30 p.m.  ���������Bey. #. W- Woodside, M.A., pattor  170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. B3M8.  WESTMINSTER CHURCH  WeMon end 21th.    One block east  of Westminster Ave.  ���������rvlces���������Sunday.  11:00  a.m. and  7:3"  p.m.   Sunday School. 3:30.  Rev. J. H. Cameron, RA.. Pastor  Residence, Cor. Qeubec and 21st.  |MT. PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. M*h Ave. and Quebec St.  S. Everton. P.JC. Pastor  260 Uth Ave.-E.  'reaching Services���������11  a.m.   and   7:30  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  h     CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  liervices���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:3<  p.m.    Sunday  School  at   2:30  p.m.  Rev. P. Clifton Parker. M.A.. Pastor  11th Ave. W.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  ervices���������Preaching at  11  a.m.  and  at  7:00  p.m.    Sunday   School  and  BlbU  Class at 2:30 p.m.  iev. W. Lashley HaU. B.A.B.D., Pastoi  Parsonage,   123   Eleventh  Ave.  W.nupjt  Parsonage, 123 11th Ave. W.   Tele. 3624  Evensong at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday  AWO&XCAV  1 ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor. 9th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  lervlces���������Morning Prayer at 11 am. and  ReV. 6. H. Wilson, Rector  Itectory. Cor.   Sth Ave   and Prince Ed-  * ward St.    Tele. L3543.  &ATTEX SAT SAIHTB  REORGANIZED  CHURCH OF CHRIS!  1370 10th Avenue, East.  Services���������Every   Sunday   evening   at  >  6'clocH.   Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  i. Mcmullen, elder  OBO-  [isroanurssKT oxdeb or  rixiiOwB  MT.  PLEASANT   LODGE  NO.   10  Meets every Tuesday at 8 p.ra ll  iO.O.F. Hall, Westminster Ave., Mt  pleasant. Sojourning brethren cordiall>  lvlted to attend.  A. Mathews, N. G.  ��������� W. \P. McKenzie, V. G., 452 10th avenue  ������st.  S.  Sewell, Hec.   Secy.,  481  7th avenut  st. .. . ��������� u '  rsEPEimznT oboei fokestsbs  COURT VANCOUVER NO.  1328  V'Meets  2nd  and  4th  Mondays  of eaicl  tibnth at S p.m. in the Oddfellows' Hal)  It. Pleasant.    Visiting brethren alway  Welcome , -     .'  H. Hankins, Chief Ranger.  IM. J. .Crehan, Rec. Secy., 337 Princes  X    City  ''A. Pengelly, Fin. Secy., 237 11th Av.E  *\\       iasyaj. obajtge xosqs  'mt. pleasant l. o..l..no 1842  iMeets the  1st and  3rd  Thursdays  c  jch mcm.th.at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. HaH  |Ul visiting brethren cordially welcome  John Coville, W..M., 30 13th Ave. W.  i N. E. Lougheed, Secy.. 725 17th Av. W  KHALL FOR RENT.  [I.O.   'O. 7F., Mount   Pleasant.���������All  splications for use of this Hall to be  fcade to J. Hhfldon and all rents   for  ime to T)e paid only to me.  J. HADDON,  phone fc3!l������4     CaTe Trimble & Norris.  .2503 TWestmlnBter Road.  FRUIT.  Choice Apples, per box $1.25  6 lbs. 26c  Extra Fancy Table Applet.     '   -  4 lbs 25c  Extra Largs Navel Oranges,  Per doz 25c  New Dates, 3 lbs '��������� .28c  New Prunes; 3 ��������� lbs. ... .25c  LARD.  3-lb. Palls Lard... -46c  6-lb.  Palls Lard.... 75c  14b. pkts. Swift's Pure Lard...20c  HAMS.  Extra Choice Sugar Cured  Hams, la .wholes or halts,  per lb.  ........ 20c  -    bacon:  ���������   j  Sweet ���������������*��������� Streaky, per lb 25c  /EGGS. '  Finest Selected, per doz 35e  BrookfleM Eggs, New Laid,  per 4oken v 50c  CANNED PRUIT.  Pineapples, 3 cans���������.Y7 :25c  Peaches, Large Cans; regular  35c size    20c  pears, (Large Cans 25c:  , Apricots, Large Cans. 25c  PICKLES ANO tAUC^S.  Blue Wbel Catsup, per bot....25c  O. P. smith's Catsup, per tot. .26c  Small ������tse  10c  Rowat's .pickles, 3 bottles 25c  Victoria, torge bottles 25c  FLOOR.  Robin Hood Flour, per sack..$1.SO  Royal Household, per sack...$1.80  Five RoseB Flour, per sack...$1.80  Our Best Flour, per sack $1.55  ROLLED OAT8.  (20-lb. sacks Rolled Oats 75c  6-lb. sacks Rolled Oats 25c  7-lb. bulk Rolled Oats 25c  B. ft K. Jtotled Oats, per sack. .35c  B. ft K. Extra Cream, 2 pkts...25c   BREAKFAST FOOD8. __ _  Carnation Wheat Flakes,  per pkt 36������  Carnation Wheat Flakes,  Small size, per pkt 10c  Malta Vita, 2 pkts 25c  Post ToaBties, per pkt 10c  Puffed Wheat, 2 pkts 25c  Puffed Rice, 2 pkts Y25c  Corn  Flakes, per pkt 10c  TEA. ,  If you want a really good cup of  Tea then try one pound or Young  & Thompson's Famous Old Country Blend, which for quality and  flavor cannot be surpassed. .  Price, per lb:. .50c  WE SAVE YOU MONEY ON  EVERYTHING YOU BUY.  False Creek Agreen eit  Continued from pafe 6)  being situated at Everett is not good  enough. We want you to go further and  have you build roundhouses in Vancouver, so that the people will know that  it is your terminal in this Province,  and instead of taking your lame ducks  of engines to Eventt, you shall take  them to your shops at Vancouver,' and  so we have this clause in .the agreement, that the company, must build  roundhouses to provide for storage and  repairs, costing not less than $25,000.  The sum, it is true, does not seem to  be much, but it is the'principle that  we have Iccsted these works in the city  on the very g-ourd that they received  from the city, that is so valuable.  i       Most  Important Clause.  "The most important clause in the  whole agreement Is the last.  I must,  apologize in taking the time that I have  but it is only because of the adverse  criticism that we have received from  certain people in Vancouver, that I  have taken the^pains 1 have today to  place the whole matter squarely before  the people in this way.   Who was it  made that first agreement with the city  of Vancouver? It was'a company known  as the V. V. ft E��������� a subsiduary companv to the Great Northern, a company  that has a certain amount of road-bed  in this Province, not very much it is  true, and one of the principal complaints of the opponents of this old  agreement was that all they had was  the V. V. ft E. Railway Company behind it.  And yet this company takes  It upon Itself to say that they will  not spend a single dollar till they have  a 'new grant,from the Dominion and  Provincial governments;,not until tbey  receive a grant in free Blmple from  the City of Vancouver, will they spend  a single dollar ln its development The  covenant .of this company maybe good  today and useless tomorrow, but If  they obtain the grant they might do  nothing further.   I do, not say they  would not do It, but I say it was not  business.. They could go tomorrow, and  at once Bell all their lands to other  railway companies, or to any member  of this House. Or suppose they were  merged with other railway companies,  in what position would the city be  then? But the city said it is,the'best  we can get; we can get nothing better;  but we have got something better. We  have shown the people, that this Government could make a better bergain | T,  than the City of Vancouver, and we  have in this agreement the-covenant  ot the Great Northern Railway Company,'that very railway company that)  controls this company, to carry out  every item of the' agreement, and so  I am proud to state we have joday  behind tbiB agreement what we never  bad before, namely, the whole system  of the Great Northern Railway Com-  p������ny>' one of the greatest companies  that runs across the American continent. (Applause.)  "I w*nt to read to yen something  that shows exactly the stand we took.  It wsm said in the municipal elections  in Vancouver that having got a grant  from the Dominion government, that  was all that was necessary, but tne  solicitors of the V. VJ| ft E. evidently  did root think so. Look at section 4.  and it will show yon w*hat tbey fhWk  ot our powers, and It will show you  $h������t we have always Treen as friendly  to them as to-other_ companies that  "have large interests tn this Province,  and when they asked us to put a section in tbe bill to protect their rights,  we did bo, so clause 4 says:���������  "It 1b hereby Sectored tfcat agreement C is and has Tieen from the making thereof a good, valid, and binding  contract between the parties thereto,  on the terms therein contained." Showing clearly that Che V. V. & E. had  very grave^ doubts about the legality of  the original agreement made bv the  city council. bearing out my ������tatement  that I have never consiiJered fhat the  council had the itfght to pift before  the people, except as a referendum, the  original by-law. And the representatives of that company, able, -leeail  men, come and express themselves  as of the same opmion. Wny Should  they put this section In the bin, If the  original agreement was binding on the  people?  "Now, I want to point but tn this  ^������^4������h^mh^^^4m|^>4^4^.^.H'������:~H' ���������^x^m-h^^������^h^^������^~:-^X'**:' ������������������:~w^^^wk������������h^������k������^<~:������������h-'^h^*  I * <       :       .    -   '    *     " i  it  E. 0. GRANT  2648 Main Street  Near Cor. 11th Ave.  ���������  t  ;?7  ,**45  "���������4i  To the Mothers  We make a specialty of    ;  Boys' Clothing  and we want you to bring your boys in and we will  be pleased to show you our stock. Our pricjes are  right and the quality cannot be surpassed.  A complete line of SPRING UNDFRWEAR.  HOSIERY.  NECKWEAR.  CLOTHING.  tt  tt  tt  tt  tt  ti  tt  tt      tt  tt  tt  tt  * i t  Leave your measure for a SUIT OF  ;|  Drop in and see our Spring Sariipks.  to date.  They are up  /v4"l','l"t"W''^"l"l"l"l"^'l"1"l"liit"l"t"Vi|"W"i'  ���������l"l'<"<"|"t"{"l"t"l"t"|"t"t"t"V'!"t"{"I"l,'t"t"l"I"t> i il������ilMt"l"t"}"I"{"l"l"t"l"t"l"^,i^������"t"t"("l"������"l"l'4'  you have the people behind you, and  are backed by a popular majority, but  ���������vhen s tfovernment stand up against  all this for tbe rights of the people, it  shows 'of what metal it is made. (Ap-  plauve.) I have been challenged with  standing in the way of the progress of  the city. One paper went so far ns  to say that I had set tbe eity five years  track by my opposition to that agreement, but I am willing to leave It to the  'city, or leave It to' my own people to  say whether 1 have not stood by their  interests In thlB agreement We now  'have the Great Norttrera covenant and  we have improved and modified the  agreement in many ways, and I think  the people of Vancouver win say that  notwithstanding all "hysterical criticism,  notwithstanding all that might be unpopular, we have again shown in our  regard for the people's iMterest, that  what we nrst considered 'was not the  interests ot corporations, but the Interest off the people at large, and ia  every piece of legislation we have  for the public interest as against the  Interest ot corporations." (Applause.!)  MANUFACTURERS OPPOSE  TARIFF    CHANGES  They Look With Anxietp at the Growing     American    "Exports    of  Manufactures.  i    "Monetary   Timea"  A deputation of manufacturers representing interests from coast to coast,  have presented a strong petition.,to.the  Dominion Government :against the two-  A school teacher was trying to ex*  plain the meaning of the word "recuperate." ^  "Charley," she said, "when night  comes your father returns home tired  and   worn  out,   doesn't  he?"    *Yes,  ma'am," assented Charley. "Then,p  posed. BesldM beta* ** ������bomlnably I t, ^ the teacher ..,t bejng nlght  filthy, useleM, and unacientMc practice,,  it ia very dangerous to health and lite.  A few years ago we ������U used to carry  Editor Western Call,������������������  I think It la about time this Vaccination    Superstition   was thoroughly  ez-  around  horse chestnuts In our pockets  to charm away discuses.;  some people do  it yet; an old tooth, ������ rabbit's paw, or an  odd coin with ������ bote through it were all  considered a No. 1 .Dope for the Prevention   ot Diseases.    Twenty     years     ago  when a woman beard that measles was  next door she took her youngsters over  tor t&eiii to .take the measles,  too.     \\ e  never w<uUd get-rid 01 diseases were we  to continue piacticea ot thia kind.    The i astronomy,  same thine applies  to vaccination;    we  are only .helping to keep smatl-pox alive  by Inoculating each other with a diuea.-.e  very similar to small-pox itself.    When  this-fad-tirst came into fashion, people  were told that it was a sure guarantee  against smali-pox.   The most rabid Medicine Alan now will not claim that uiucn  for it.    All. that  is   said   for  it >at  tae  .present time is  that    vaccination   may  mitigate  the  severity  of  an   attack   of  smalt-pox.    Of course, the more eniiglit-  ������ned <of us know that It cannot possibiy  liave any such efiect.    It would be ju=t  as .reasonable to break a rotten egg over  fitesh meat and say that this wouid preserve   the   meat.     There   are   only   two  things   that  can   happen   to  stuff  introduced  into  the  human  system,   wiietnei ���������  >lt is put  there b>  way ot tne stomach, i  Injection or any ottier way.    It is en.iei \  assimilated   by   tlie  ay.->tcin  or  it  }>  ^-.-.  pel led from it, at once by a hea.thy aim  vigotous  body,  mure  slowly   by  a   tt'eai  I  and dl-ea ed body.    If any material  in- !  .traduced into  the system is  asaimijateci |  ���������by the system, it is converted inco bioou !  and   tissue  identically ,the  same  a.>   the i  blood   and   tissue     previously     exi.itinri' j  there.    That is it lias replaced worn out l  tissue, or it has  increased  the (luanttt.v  of tis.-.ue which process is calied growtn. |  But   thi.s   new   tissue   Is   aiway������  of' the:  same   nature,   of   the   same   composition!-  and character as the tissue whlcn  it re-!  placed or increased.    With regard-to vac-'  .clnation  some medical  men   would   have  u~, believe  that the ca.se is entirely du-  ferent  from  ail   other  cases.     Thai  the  process   Js   reversed.     That   the   di-ease  germs they inoculate us withhold themselves   intact   from   the. system.     That  their vaccination dlsea.se germs arc liUi  a little watchdog running up  nnd  down  through  the  veins and arterie-, clia i  and he being tired, what does he do?"  "That's what ma wants to know,"  said Charley. .,^r,lfi  ��������������������������� .   H w*   ���������   '  mmmmmmmi  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  Cor. 2fitll & Main  States.   The  mannfacturers  represent;"even years.   This is an impossible rtate  ���������'"."i    .  .   ���������-������   ������~,r. ~������/>     /.    m-A .:of affairs.    A healthy and vlgorou-i bodj.  approximately $l,200;000,uu0 Of In vest-: .cannot be  made  to  retain     any   forei^i;  ed capital, ii.OO.O,66n,0������o of annual out- ;������a������Sf tSf&^Th^a^he^^t'  put, furnishing dlrec* employment to jjatecl ,or nsjectgd. expelled ^the'- luns=;  435,000 artisans and work people, and must either become a part of the bod;.  js ������ji������jfc��������� -,���������������oii������ *������>Kn nnnnnn inl^'-tentically the same as the body pre-  distributing   annually   ?250,000,000   in  viously existed, or they are-cleaned eh  wages.  vinced  The   manufacturers   are  that   any   reduction   in  con-. timely out of the: body.  ��������� tion   results   In   disease .   and   sickness, j  tariff i/What  is   not assimilated   and   c-nvertedl  PHONE 7032  ._   , __ _-     __���������-,,.+a_i��������� ntrrPOTi^Tit with tho iTnited i^ow" smailpox germs, reai or iniagmai  agreement   one   hundred   and   tti-ty Posed tamr agreement witn tne un,t*a ]rAnd that this^tute of affairs -.ia.t> ig,  acres are left to the city, and there  are a few lots left near Westntfnster  avenue bridge which It will be necessary for the city to acquire In order  to gain access to this land in the centre  cf, the creek, so that it will be necessary to bring down another bill, to tae  ;kncwn as the False Creek Reclamation Act to allow the city to exproprir  ate these thirteen lots and take the  riparian rights leading to .their owu  land, the 130 acres now covered by  water, so that if they wish to go forward with some scheme of their own  they will.have power to do so..J also  wish to point oat that in'our-agreement  we protect the rights of all riparian  owners on the creek.  "1 must apologize for taking up"T5e  time of the House, but men in public  iife are often subject to unjustifiable  criticism, and the Government has been  so in this particular case.  It is easy to  \nuther condi-; TO   THE   ELECTORS   OF  WARD   V.  Owing to the feet that my term as  would prove injurious .to the industries j l^e^tK^ft ^^e'^Ussu^^ tile a llceilSe commisioner last year did  directly affected, and indirectly deteri-J ^iv is expelled from the body.^unlc-^ not expire-until ^rtCi ... nomination  mental to the interests of Canada and |terious matter introducc-d inr    '���������������������������*���������'.*���������'.     ������ar' alderman, the election of January  consquently to the "Empire as a whole.  ftreeV'are^oVlfw"'t^free ?i'7    V^.'mof   i2th has been declared on this.techni-  _.      '   ��������� . -"���������''  lit.   Then the body-is permant.   r,   toi--  cality null and void, ar.d I am eoniDeil-  I oned   and   it  dies.     If  vou   would  intro-      .-��������� . ���������-. '  A  trolley  car had  collided   with  a; duce something into the system that will -e.a  to again ask for your  support at  heavilyladen milk cart, and sent can \nl������?i������s.������on������u.V^ the l,o]1 to te taken on Jfarch-4th next,  after can of  milk splashing- into  the ^^'L^Vn'd 'uTat'cLnhot'te Expelled The   baEdsome  vctc  accorded   me  at  street.  Soon a crowd gathered. A man,   from the body by u ��������� '^rce< of expV  ��������� , .:    ������������������������������������-.   Cut  an  opening  in  tha abdomen.   -  coming up, had to stand on tiptoe and  in a bit of pure som or sil\er. s  keep dodging his head* about .to see  ^twn^he^t^. i'ut ^m Veuin-ft3. .ViceS as a������ ������Wermah: .'  nast   a   stout   lady   in   front   of   him.  original properties ami    stay    ti-.ers, at;    1 would, therefore, ur;~ upon all my  p .,,--,.- lea~t until it can rot lis wav out.    There   ���������������������������:, .��������� ��������� ..     -   -'���������       .  "Goodness!"    he    finally    exclaimed,  is no drug, busr, .insect, serum, vaccine, supporters the importai.-<j of attending  "what an aw'ul waste'" i V1^    of    e')tra3V J;.00}-  tw|*--'^������f.   %***��������� the poll on that date.       7 l! ���������;  wnat an an.ui wdbic. 0  .! juice.-or mineral, that produce-: anvtiilnp r '  The stout ladv turned and glared at  but a very temporary, or ei-e a fa'tal ef-      Thanking    the    electors    for    their  - - feet upon the human system.    They are  ���������,������������������-;., ,  ���������       . . ���������   ... ���������     .      ~     .      ,  ��������� ���������     ���������      - ��������� splenaid support in the pest, I remain  ion.  ; row  ui-  that time    issufiicient guarantee that  the citizens of Ward V. wish my ser-  %*���������  V "1  1        ,/   '/  One on the Pi-ofescor.    '' ~V������<j  "Has anything ever been dlsrove������*3d/!  on   Venus?"   asked    the   student   uf.  "No,"   replied   the   old   nrofesnor,.  whose- mind  had  slipped * erg and<  transported- him~ into���������rlyftaJ* glcali-  flelds, "not if the pictures, of her are*  authentic." ^,gl  , ,        .      i him.  "Mind  your own  business,    she  either assimilated or expei.ed.  talk and write newspaper articles when; ���������  ��������� Yours truly,  ^snapped. q. g.aykst.  GEO. .   WILL1A3ISON. 8  THE WESTERN CALL  ���������M  ..PleasaM.kV  It is our aim 'to give you a pleasant, quick.^ser-.  vice iu all your dealings with us, combined >  with oue of the best assorted stocks  in  the  city.        This store is under entirely new and  up-to-date management.       Every department  has  been  reorganized. We  solicit  your  patronage. ��������� .  The MisseB Marshall have vastly improved their premises and are showing some of the latest designs in millinery.  j    Mr. Kelly has been showing some  .specially, nice windows lately.  Miss Florence M. Delamater���������Lessons' In China and Water Color Painting, China Decorated to order. "The  Algonquin" Apartments, Suite 3, Vancouver, B. G. '.   '  | MOUNT PLEASANT PHARMACY  $   THE OBLIGING DRUG STORE      P. A. WlLSON,  Prop.  I 2U9 Main Street  i Sub P. 0. 8 Twe Phones:   790 and 7721 %  ii X  SPECIAL SERVICES.  Special Evangelistic serices are being held in Grace Methodist Church  this week, and will be continued next  week.  The Pastor is assisted by Rev. Dr.  Osterhout and   Messrs.   B.. P.   Henry  and P. L. Perry.   Hearty singing and  bright services.  Next Sunday evening  ��������� the   Rev.  Wm.   Williamson,   secty  of  i Provincial Sunday School Association,  'will preach.  and  Otherwise  ��������� Rev., Jl C: Madilly, pastof of Cedar  Cottage Presbyterian Church took a  tritf to Victoria thig week.  - Mr. Owens is.ready for spring trade.  He'has the .goods and the means of  handling your trade.  Young tc Thompson, cor. Twenty-  sixth and Main, Grocers and' Provision  Merchants can save you money on  jiyery thing you buy.   Phone 7032.  Mr. and Mrs. Cowderoy of Edmonton, Alta., are In the city visiting with  their, .parents,  IM*.  and, Mrs.  Wm.  Cowderoy of 923 Salabury Drive.  If it is good the Broadway Table  Supply have it   518 Broadway, east.  .0. E. McBride .& Co., opened up  their new branch store of their hardware business at the beginning of this  month at the corner of Fraser avenue  and Miles avenues.'  Unqualified success attended the  entertainment given Wednesday night  by tbe Mount Pleasant Presbyterian  Church in aid of the athletic club and  fh;e���������Y. P. S. C. E. Mission Fund. The  feature" number of the evening was a  farce by J., B. Trenthwitb, entitled  'The Colonel's Consent," and presented by the Mount Pleasant Dramatic  Club under the direction of Mr. J. A.  Krau. Colonel Bunker, a crusty old  bachelor with the gout, objects- to the  marriage of his niece Mable to Charlie  Challoner. Charlie^ exacts a promise  from him tfiat he will give'his'consent  if he is ever discovered giving attention to a lady himself. Disguising himself in female apparel, borrowed from  the' cook, he calls upon the old man,  and so far succeeds in interesting him  F. Webb is. opening up ,a plumbing  business  on Fifty-third avenue.  Mr. Gow is moving to his new premises^ the. McKinnon block!  Mesara Gawne and Daly are moving  into their new building. -       ������������������������  Peter Shoe Co., the'popular shoe repair works of Mt. Pleasant are run-  ing to their full capacity.  Have you seen the display of paints  Mr. Burnhamis showing? Mr. Burn-  ham Is an .expert paint man -and is  handling an A. 1. line.  GROWTH OF SOUTH VANCOUVER.  This district is rapidly becoming as  thickly settled as the city and as an  evidence of this growth we have but  to note the establishment of many  new businesses, chief among these we  note that of the Plumbing Business of  Mr. T. Webb, who is opening up a  shop at Fifty-third avenue, Just west  of Fraser Ave.  Mr. Webb was formerly of the firm  of1 Webb & Young, and is a man of  considerable experience.. He should,  and no doubt will build up a splendid  business In this new locality.  quest of Mr. Elliott who spoke for  Park Drive, and agreed to do all possible to aid in the widening of that  thoroughfare to eighty feet.  The council also agreed to co-operate  with the movement for car extensions  to Eburne and to the Fraser River.  These extensions are now being considered by t he B. C. Electric Railway  Co. Notice was given that a school bylaw would be at once put forward.-  Many new lights were arranged for  and much was done towards extending  the water service. The council was  engaged in routine work until a late  hour.  /  APPOINTED BY VANCOUVER.  McBride. ft Company, the popular'  South , Vancouver Hardware people,  are opening a branch still.; further  South in order to meet-the demands of  their many customers.     '-{Y,  Messrs. Perriot & Elliott, who have  been managing the City. Broterage'of-  flee aie opening up an> effice in- the  same block upstairs. Both theBe gentlemen are experienced, brokers)ind  know the city well���������we wish them  8UCC6S8. '.���������"'.','"    '������������������ vVy  G. E. McBride ft Co., open 'ttieir  branch store at the corner df Fraser  and Miles, avenue 1st of'March'-''01" '���������-  E. O. Grant,.2648 Main StreePfor  your Boys Clothing0and'Furnishings. \  that he is able to hold him to his promise. Incidentally the coqk and the butler are mated, and the colonel blesses  them all. The characters were excellently portrayed by Mr. Robert Watson  as t he colonel;, Miss Grace Lord as  his niece; Mr. J. Arneil Grann as  Charlie; Mr. J. M. Campbell as Griggs  the butler,; and Miss Margaret Lock-  lead as Kate the cook.  In addition there was a pianoforte  ���������duet by Misses Currie and Lord, and  vocal solos by Mrs. A. R. McFarlane,  Miss M. Montgomery, Mr. Walter  Wardhaugh and Messrs. D. and D.  Campbell.  Mr.' and Mrs. Cowdery of New Zealand, after an absence of some 7ten  years, arrived in the city this week for  a visit at tbe home of .his parents of  Salsbury Drive, Grandview.       '   ���������  SANITARY CONDITION.  At a mass meeting of men held at tbe  , Mt.   Plesant  ������|e?thodist   Church, tbe  health' of' the district was discussed  and the following resolution passed:  Moved by G. H. Healey;  Seconded by P. J. Cantelon;  That this  Men's  Meeting held  in  A meeting of, the South Vancouver  Council- was held Wednesday night,  Reeve Pound presided, there was a  full attendance of councillors. Several ratepayers attended with requests  and applications���������all of them showing  the rapid development of the 'municipality. One applicant wanted ; roads  opened to a' large ��������� block of land on  which he intends to erect fifteen  houses, no house costing less than  $2,000. Another wanted roads opened  in another part.  The reeve Bald the council would do  its best for the , whole district. It  might be that legislation would help  them before long, but at the present  moment they could not spend money  out of revenue, and until bylawa were  passed the' council must "hasten slowly."   The council acceded to the re-  Mount- Ple8ant"MethodistT C'SurchT de^  sire * to call attention to tbe possible  danger of epidemic and, widespread  sickness from unsanitary conditions  existing in this City and its surroundings; and would call on the Authorities to bend all their energies to  remedy at the earliest possible moment  this disease producing condition.  i    We would also call the Health Com-  ' mittee's attention to tbe need of more  cleanliness in the Street Cars of this  (Clty;  j    And that copies of thi 3 be sent to  ithe City Council.  I R. -SPARLING, Chairman  I* i  hi  ;  \V  Does me  SJVIAU. PRINT  Trouble you when you are Heading, then it's time to see about  your  eyes.  OUR SIGHT-TESTING METHODS ARE THOROUGHLY "  UP-TO-DATE  and the Lenses  we give  ,are Ground to Suit the .  Spherical Defects of  tse eye  Oiir Style of  Mountings Consists  of the Very Latest on -  The Market.  GEO. 0. BIGGER  OPTICIAN  >I43 Hastings St., W  \:v;y*V^.;.-:;i'.:t?v/'.-.;.'-. '��������� 7^!  'sh-i&X:?.-2'::'\!'.:-"&: '->��������� V ?<i  IE interior of the moat beautiful hortiee and  other building* are decorated with Alabastine.  Alabastine gives tone, elegance and brilliancy  to the walla. Abioartine is easily applied, lust use  cold water and a flat brush. Alabastine colors are  permanent, and will not rub off. It is a cement, and  gradually becomes harder and harder with age. Aa  Alabastine wall can be re-coated without  removing (he old coat. Alabastine walls  make a room lighter and more cheerful.  And no wall is so sanitary as an Ala*  bastine wall- No disease germ or insect  can live or breed in Alabastine walls.  Come in and we will show you  many beautiful specimens of Alabastine beauty.  FREE STENCILS  These    free    steneili    are    worth  from 50c to SI 00.   They enable you  to more beautifully decorate your,  . home.   Call in and leam particulars  You Need  We Supply  ALABASTINE  For a small cost you can  add a considerable value  to your house by using  the  celebrated  Alabasline  We have one of the most  Complete Hardware  Stores in town  Let us fill your wants  Mr.    F.'   L.    Fellowes-, ������������������ ������ngjneer   of  Westmount^ Will go to the Pacific  Coast.  , Montreal.���������Mr. F. L. Fellowes, city  engineer of Westmount; expects to  leave about the middle of April for  Vancouver to fill the position of supervising engineer at that city at a salary  of $8,000 a year.  The appointment of Mr. Fellowes is  the outcome of negotiations begun by  the authorities of Vancouver with Mr.  Fellowes some time ago, but the details were not settled till this month,  when a delegation of officials from  Vancouver visited Mr. Fellowes in this  city.  The agreement made with Mr. F. L.  Fellowes provides for a five-year contract, with one month's vacation yearly; while the termination of the contract can be made by six months' notice from .either party.  As the.supervising engineer in Vancouver he will have full control of the  works department, with power to engage or dismiss any of;his staff, and  complaints coming from aldermen .concerning any of the men are to be made  personally.' Mr. Fellowes' came from  Toronto thirteen years ago, and three  years after his arrival was appointed  engineer to the Town of Westmount,  which position he haB filled to the entire satisfaction of all the citizens and  aldermen; "    " ,'  During his term of office much beautifying and permanent work has been  accomplished, and the paving of the  Sherbrooke and Westmount belt helping much towards making Westmount  the model town. -   - ' .    '���������''''..'  The engineer of Westmount was the  first to introduce to the Council of that  city the advantages-of having such a  system of electric lighting as lights the  city at the present time.  Mr. i Fellowes is interested' in the  different1 forms of concrete paving, and  has made the subject his special study.  He will take with him tbe wishes of  all the other aldermen.���������Witness.  W.   R-   OWEN  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE.  TELEPHONE 447  t&jm  MOTHERS!  The majority of*fathers are perfectly willing "for the mothers to care for  the -offspring whilst' they ��������� are crying  babies and generally' > whilst passing  through'tiie most troublesome periods  of their existence. Then when the boy  is about fifteen, mother's rule, ceases.  Only the father knows what' is best  for the children then, only he then-  has,- leagally tbe right to them,  mothers must be .satisfied with the  anxiety concerning them. That's her,  portion. What a disatisfied creature  she must be' to dare to demand any  further right! What audacity to ask  for the 'right of vote to protect the  children's* Interests and ber own! If  mothers' are ' intelligent enough* to  know" whaTis^besF for-ttieiF children-  in infancy, surely they are intelligent  enough to^know what 1b best for them  in their, teens. Talk about the burden  of the suffrage! What is that in comparison with the burden of a fallen  son or ��������� daughter? Thousands of  mothers daily bear this burden, whieh  is often-the direct result of social  evils which would be voted out of  existence if mother only had a vote.  "Oh! the polls are too corrupting for  mother" pleads the wise father. Alas!  is there no corruption in homes and  many other places? "Oh! if the unprincipled women vote, you know it  would be dreadful," he continued.  Where Is the difference in unprincipled jnen or unprincipled women voting?  As to comon sense. Have men the  monopoly of that commodity? Have  you met a son with more sense than  his mother? "Mother and the home  are inseparably united and if she gets  dabbling in politics it means disruption in the home circle." So! Well,  mother wants the power to say that impure milk and water adulterated foods,  realm���������the home, nor the homes of her  sisters. To protect the interests of  home, of children, of self and humanity she demands the power of the  ballot, and she will get it too because  her cause is ju<=t.���������F. S. H.  street. The yard now extends, with  four tracks, for over a mile east of the  station. The shops are also to be  doubled in capacity and the station  will be enlarged and set back further.  The plans of the C. N. R. are not  yet public, but it is generally understood they will enter the city via.  Fruitlands and that their shops will  be on the north side of the river, this*  has caused a great real estate activity.  The movement is not all real estate  however as may be seen from che  actions of the banks. The bank ot  Hamilton has just finished a large  handsome stone and brick structure.  The Imperial Bank has started a  similar block. The Bank of Commerce  vflill double the size of their building,  which was only built three years ago.  The Provincial Govternmient have  just finished their new building and  will this year rebuild the "Old Man']  Home."  A new hospital, costing in thi  neighborhood of $200,000 'has been  constructed and is the best in thj  interior. The Methodist Church arj  getting out plans for a fine new homa  to accommodate the' rapidly growlnl  congregation. The ^PhesbyteriaJ  Church was recently greatly enlargeq  by adding a large Sunday school root  Many old and new business firml  are erecting new and enlarged pren  ises, among them being P. Burns & Co.j  and Peoples TruBt Co.  The Queens Hotel have the founda  tion for a fine new structure; whlll  the Leland Hotel are adding 50 rooms]  to the present building. Everything  is pointing to a most prosperous yeaj|  for the City of Kamloops and a very  bright future lies before ber.  ;x~x~x������<~x~x**X"X������*<~x������������x**'X������<������* ���������khx~XmH"HnH>*<H'  THE LADIES ARE SPE���������IALLY  -<r  INVITPP TO ATTEND  4  >  March 9, J0> 11  I Store open Friday & Saturday Evenings to 10  %    Miss Carte  1,2636 Main Street    -    Vancouver  i  ;il{������|MJ������X*,X,,fr,lWX<^M''?''l''lMX',X*<Sw$HSwl> 'V 'V 'I' '1' * 'I' 'I' '1' 'l"l"|"j' l|l l|l l{l l|l ||l ||l |{m  KAMLOOPS   BOOMING.  Vancouver is not the only section  of the Province which is experiencing  phenominal prosperity. Kamloops, in  a smaller way of course, is forging  ahead at a great pace, In fact this  old town has the prospect of being to  British Columbia what Spokane is to  the state of Washington.  The C. P. R. recognise the possibilities as they have recently spent  $250,000 in extending their -railroad  yards. They have also bought all the  water front west of the Power House  and will move the main line off the  Will pay. the first, installment on a  splendid lot in our new subdivision  jnst off Nanaimo kt. Lots are  33 ft. wide, high, dry and on an  open street. Prices range from  $950 up, each. When the car-line  is built on Nanaimo St. these lots  will double in price. Now is the  time to buy. Call at our office and  we will be glad to show you this  property.  t  612 Hastings, W.  2343 Main St,  Phone 8195  Phone 7192  _������    ������.   ~ St-'


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