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 V\^Y^Y-   :>*%d  ARE YOU ON:OUR LlST?  NO ! WHY ?  /  SUBSCRIPTION  IN AOVANCE  in J  /- L  Mil  "   "^ 'H  Published in the Interests,of Greater v������rjroi,ver  VOLUME II  H. H. Stevens, Editor. ���������_  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, APRIl 7. van.  ���������*   *> ���������  Mo.  Iii  Empire-One for Defence     |  Sir J. Ward on Closer Relations.  ^^.j^H������H**<'********>������">'>v  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<"l"I,lK"l"I"tl'X<������������������������������ ^-X^^^-X^^^^^H'^X^^-M-H^'  T*~  Considerable interest has been aroused in London by a speech on Imperial co-operation in defence, delivered by the Right. Hon.~ Sir Joseph  Ward, Prime Minister, of New Zealand. Sir  Joseph, who is on his way to London for the  Imperial Conference and the Coronation* waa  speaking in Sydney at a banquet given in his  honor. " >-  In drawing attention to ..the fact that the defence resolutions must rank as the most important of all the questions to be discussed at the  Imperial Conference, Sir Joseph* Ward said Great  Britain's policy was being watched with care and  solicitude. The old order of Imperial defence, he  said, under which the young Colonies had been  started and had advanced fronv infancy to manhood had reached the close-of its career of usefulness. With the growth of the wealth and jthe  population of the" Oversea Dominions,, and1 with  the obligations laid upon them of .making further  provisions for Imperial defence,-closer and more  organized co-operation' was demanded' between \  the Motherland and* the different parts of the  'Empire.   He *dw,elt.,on the .stijpehdpus develop-  ...ATTENTION...  <  IF YOUR PAPER Jails to reach you promptly, we will esteem  it a favor if you will notify the office by card, or Phone H05.  THE WESTERN CALL.  2408 Westminster Road  %  ��������� X"X"H"t"t"M"i'������'i"i"H"t":"i"t"t"t"i":"i'4' <~m-:->**^:~>******$"*<h^^  X  X  T  -    T  SEPARATE SCHOOLS  The British North America Act���������Its Relation to  v Ontario and Quebec.,  ments of the Umpire in respect'toJarritoryv and        ..The following article is one of a series which  population, pointing out thatsihceYlSeO tlje area   ^.have��������� appeared in these columns recently.' We  .had increased forty per cent,, while the Overseas  white , population had .reached thirteen millions'.!  Accompanying this, however,'theire had been an  equally vast extension in the strength in numbers  and the growth of armaments^ ot some foreign  nations. -    \  Organised Unity.' .,  Britain's supremacy.'On the*seas was the-necessary condition of the maintenance of her proud  position among the national ;an^7'it: was idle to  deny that the naval development of foreign  powers ha$%������e,atly expanded,; and consequently  the ^maintenance of'the "two-Power" standard  was bMoinjhgYimpossible. for,.Britain unaided.  have missed a few weeks owing to the illness of  the''gentleman who has been contributing.    We  isre pleased' to be able to continue. The question  of separate jchools is likely to be a live one in  this Province as Archbishop McNeil- has stated  that his church purposes establishing same in this  eity.   We suggest a careful perusal of fthe fol-  ' lowing: J ."->'  ; > <Ev������nU From 1867 to 1905.  The British North America Act, while leaving  the question of education under provincial control, provided that Separate Schools should be re^  tained .in Ontario for Roman Catholics, and in  Quebec, for Protestants.   The fact of th������i l*rotest-  Thelfefore.the-vHatqueatiojn^fblrth/e Empire's polir   , ants tn-Quebec having Separate Schools Has given  tical leaders; was how effectively and permanently     ris*e to a^plausible argument by Roman Catholics  to maintain   the "two-Power" standard.   "We      why they should be allowed to have Separate  cannot continue toexpect th^e^rjliijlt^axpayer:to ,7 7Sebe������b> in the other provinces of the Dominion.  V   provide' for our protection," Sir Joseph Ward      Protestants should be able to meet this argument,  ���������'" continued, "a*'he tyuhdone in our, infancy and '-,, and for that purpose we will here give the facts  youth.   We must oonttibute" in proportion ai-we* ������������������ 'regarding, the educational' facilities in the projr-  Thave advanced to manhood to <our .protection-and ----ineesjof Ontario and Quebec^ and show whether  also to the Empire's." , ( ,, ^   ,  He said that the. New Zealand-people recognized that the'day was near for organized Irou  &_  A  *<&  perial unity .and systematic co-operation through'  \i out the Empire for defence, of which the aim was  *to weld the Empire into one great, although necessarily flexible, 'State'ior defence purposes, preserving for all portions the 'widest local autonomy  but transferring to a Council or Parliament of  the Empire of Defence all questions involving that  defence and all kindred subjects, such as foreign  ���������, policy, foreign treaties and international agree-  ' ments.    The speaker quoted as a case in point  the Declaration of, London.   Without committing  himself, Sir'Joseph Ward suggested the creation  of an Imperial House of Representatives returned  upon a basis of population, and an Imperial Senate to which each portion of the Empire would'  elect equal numbers of members, such a Parliament to be strictly limited to the consideration of  the Imperial questions mentioned, and to adjust  |, and determine the contributions for Imperial defence _of _each _Dominion represented.   _It would-  also determine the need and extent of local de-  l\fences'throughdut' the Empire.  ; A True Imperial Parliament. ���������  If each Oversea Dominion followed its own lines  Of defence there must be a disposition, without  'organized co-operation, to-weaken some of the  Ivties of Empire; Organized Imperial unity Hiust  ihe based on increasing contributions from the  IDominioDS, but no system was possible which,  [while witnessing these contributions of the young  [nations, should refuse them a voice in the vital  (operations for which they were made. The constitutional principle was no taxation without representation, which could only be effectively given  Iby the establishment of a Council or Parliament  las he had suggested in outline. Sir Joseph Ward  [urged that the creation of a true Imperial Parlia-  lent would be of particular advantage to the  icople of the Motherland in connection with their  lomestic and internal policies. The House of  iCommons 'had become woefully overburdened  lwith work, but if the Empire's foreign policy and  feefence. were transferred to an Imperial Council  there 'would be an incalculable gain in domestic  legislation and administration and the mainten-  mce of a strong organ,izQd defejiee system. These  >roposals would harmonize with internal local  Autonomy, and with Home Rule for England. Ire-  )iid. Scotland and Wales, and would so contribute  Jo the great national purposes of harmony withiu  lie Empire and safety from foreign combinations  ir attack. If such a scheme could be made practical and effective the Imperial Parliament of'De-  jnce might quicken and'stimulate unity'in the  fidest sense by sitting not only in London hut"  Ipriodieally at Ottawa.: Capetown., the Federal  ppitol of Australia, and WellingtonYand possibly ;  le King might, when, practicable;, open Parliament in these centres^' '  In concluding his eloquent and. statesmanlike  lldress.  the  New Zealand Prime- Minister,   de-  lared. that so strong were .now the ties locally.  determined' were -the Dominions to maintain  I e Empire's naval'supremacy,'and so  rapidly''  ?re the wealth and population of the Dominions'  [creasing, that under a properly-organized union,  nth a just distribution of burden, a'United British  there, is any real necessity for Separate Schools in  either province.  ' ������������������ .In the Province of Ontario there is an excellent  public school system, where the children of a  Protestant, a Roman Catholic, a Mohammedan, or  a Jew, can secure a good secular education without receiving any offence to their religious convictions. "Therefore, there is no necessity whatever for a' state-aided Separate School system.  ��������� The government has done its part when it provides a public school where the elements of secu-  , lar education can be imparted to the children of  ���������the nation, and where the diverse elements of the  population can be fused into one common citizenship and made loyal to the government.  In the Province of Quebec there is no such  thing as a public school system. The schools of  the majority are Roman Catholic schools and the  main thing that is taught in them is the religion  ot the Roman Catholic church. Could a Protestant send bis children to a school where they would  he taught, or compelled lo listen to tbe teaching,  that Protestants will be eternally damned?���������Would  he like his children to go to a school where they  would be .continually pointed out as heretics?  'Would be like his children to attend a school  where tbey would be in tbe same position as  foreigners? Nine-elevenths of the total population  of Quebec is French, and the English speaking  people are in a very small minority. French is  the language spoken and taught in the majority  of the schools; and an English speaking child, in  a country owning itself as part of the British  Empire, would be practically compelled to learn  another language before it would be able to get  even the small amount of education given in the  schools of the majority in the Province of Quebec.  Let Protestants remember this- fact. The schools  of the majority in Ontario are public schools,  where children of all .creeds and nationalities can  secure a good secular education without any offence being given to their religious convictions.  The schools of the majority in the Province of  Quebec are Roman Catholic schools, where the  creed and dogmas of that church are taught, and  where a Protestant child would be exposed to insult and ridicule. There also exists another very  good reason why it is absolutely necessary for  Protestants to have a Separate School System in  the Province of Quebec. It. is the only place  where their children can get a good education.  Let us take the testimony of some leading Roman  Catholics of that Province with regard to the  education that a child receives in the schools of  the majority. The Hon. Chas. Fitzpatrick, late  Minister of Justice in the Dominion Government,  and himself an "Irish Eoman Catholic, spoke as  follows from his place in. the Quebec Legislature  on February 10th, .1893: "Oiir school "system is  the worst that can be found, in, any.'country j its^  evil effects" are everywhere apparent. The House  had been informed that in many parishes the  people were so illiterate that it was impossible to  find commissioners .able to read or writ,e.Ys-Ee  ���������himself knew that thirty'per cent, -of tne jurymen  in our law" courts could,��������� not sign their names.  Popular -education in this Province must be  thorough and. practical, otherwise we would never  be anything but hewers of wood and drawers of  water.-to the educated injnority: t"I am a Catholic,  pire of defence epuld,^and-.wbjifl^|f needful.' 7 antfit js from that standpoint tha������ I say our ele-  ovide a large contribution "of "Dreadnoughts'' "7 mentary system of education places us on a foot-  1 .th,e ��������� Present naval strength.���������''Standardof Em- ing of inferiority as compared with onr separated  ~ " brethren.   It is useless to hide this sad state of  CIVIC PROBLEMS  The "citizens   are   still   demanding "sewers."  -They are already expressing alarm at the prospect  of another  summer  without   them..   The  .Board of Works find themselves without funds  ���������to.put jn the sewers and without a scheme to  work to if they had the funds.   The situation is  1 critical and requires a strong hand to control it."  .-It ia positively senseless to run around the coun-  tryi promising sewers at once if outside districts  '-wdl vote for annexation.   It is arrant nonsense  I to tell those in the city that as soon as the .new  engineer arrives they will have relief.   This may  J serve to rouse a little applause' now, but will  '- Surely react to the confusion of those who state it. "  7 I The time has passed for "hot-air."   What is  ��������� wanted is hard; patient work.   We want those,  in authority to stop trotting around the district  * seeking the plaudits of their fellows and to get  down1 to business.     ' "       ���������  7* This * sewerage problem is one which will require years' to work out    Some will get relief  , soon j'some will be forced to. wait for a long"  r time.' H South Vancouver were annexed to-mor-'  row; it would not bring sewers any "nearer than  they are now. /-Annexation would only simplify  ,Uhei*fca*eial sideY of, the-problem; but would, not <  ^lan a system and install it" as if by magic.  The city has suffered from la,ck of foresight in  the past and there is no excuse for any further  delay.   Some one has said, "They would put a  thousand men to work to-morrow jf thev had  their   way."^., What   doing?    pigging   trenches  here, there and all over.   We must first plan out  the scheme and the public should not be fooled  any longer with specious promises of immediate  relief.   Except in a few cases, it will be impossible to give sewers to a large portion of, the districts now without them until the plans have  been made for a complete system.    When these  plans are complete, the first thing necessary will  be to construct the trunk sewers so as to provide  outlets, and this will cost millions, and we ask,  "Who is going to   finance   it."    Certain individuals, who talk more than they think, say, "We  have lots of money and we can finance it ourselves. ''  The fact is that there, is now before the City  Council enough by-laws to take over two million,  dollars more than our borrowing powers will  - allow-.--We are told-that next yearwe can add-  six millions to our borrowing powers. This is  true, but next year is going to bring with it its  own demands and burdens which will make that  six millions look sick.  There is only one solution to this problem, aud  that is to' devise a scheme whereby the Trunk  Sewerage Scheme can be financed independent of  the regular debt of the districts. In other words,  we must not allow this heavy demand to be made  on our credit at this time to the detriment of  regular street work and local sewer work. It is  all very well to stand up before audiences and  rouse applause by making promises and then  blame other people for inability to redeem those  pledges. It will not and is uot giving the sewers.  Personal and sectional feeling must be buried and  every effort made to carry out a permanent  scheme. In the meantime the public must study  the situation and not be misled by words, but  rather judge by the permanence of action.  affajrs any longer."  Not only does the hon. gentleman condemn the  Roman Catholic schools, but he pays a high tribute  to the education given in the Protestant .schools,  when he speaks of the "educated minority."' The  fact of the matter is that the Protestant Separate  Schools by giving a good secular education, are  in reality the public schools of the Pro\ inre of  Quebec.  Then let us take the testimony of a French  Roman Catholic. Mr. Godfrey Lanirlois. editor of  Le Canada, a French paper printed in the city oc  Montreal. In a speech delivered to th<^ Montreal  Debating ClubYon December 10th. 1906. he said:  "We are"provineialists because our schools make "  us so. National (public) schools would have developed national sentiment. "What are the means  to be taken to raise the minds of our people, of  our growing generation, above prejudices and  sectarianism"? Proper schools and proper education. . Are oiir schools what they ought to be?  No! In Quebec the Government spent $1.32 per  scholar on "elementary educationY' In Manitoba  the Government spent .$5.84-. and every other  province spent a much larger sum.than Quebec."  The remedy suggested by Mr. Langlois for the  improvement of the educational system of Quebec  was as follows:���������  (Continued on page 8)  Isolation Hospital  After several years pf wearisome' discussion a������������V  frequent changes, the question of a suitable sitsn  for the "Isolation Hospital" has been settled;-   ^  It has been a subject' which has occasioned7 "  much'bitterness and ill-feeling.{Whenever it tflsi" -  suggested tbat the Hospital be located in ajyyYY  given district, it would be the signal for a.atol^K-  or opposition which effectually blocked the moJCs*^  Last year Mayor*'Taylor thought he had dise#r-'/  ered a solution to the perplexing question ^py  placing it at the Admiralty Reserve oppositeJJj^r-^:1  *-uet, but,this proved to be a regular "boomeri^ttfk',^/  and resulted in the-most persistent hostility -tnrol Y  . it was finally-abandoned as unsuitable., Theniift \  ,no doubt the council .was wise in agreeing to &ir 7  change.    Mature "consideration of the enormouav -  cost of maintenance and the inaccessibility of the ;,  place made it clearly apparent to the thinkytf * ���������  members that it was an impossible site."' A.jCOjn- -'  niittee, consisting of Aldermen Stevens,, ft^tyn.'  and Campbell, was then appointed to choeja^a "���������  site and report"to the Council? this was done/a'  few weeks ago, .the committee recommendinflfjlhe  property of Mr. Ross, in Hastings Townsite^Ksn-  , sisting of an area of 9.77 acres, for'the snjsupf*  $39.300.00.'Several other sites ^ere investigated  by the committee, butrthe -Ross property wa%a$it '-'���������".  lowest and'the most suitable. /      *" "        ������^^ -  The submission of this report to the Counej^a*^  suited in a.most acrimonious attack on thejgQgv*  mittee by prox>erty-owners in. Hastings, suppjortfd  by the Mayor1 and Aldermen' Enright and MJgp'  Pherspn, the balance < of the Council supno^fg  " the committee,. who, were evidently acting <dg\a'"  most disinterested 'manner, and seeking^a sob^sm  to the problem.������ /    \ -      ,. ��������� /orf^  ' This incident, that'is ilu(a������tacic of certaiJMBjft-.  ^ dividuals from Hastings, supported by the MfrfQey  will ga^down in civic hutpry as' one of the inpsr  disgraceful, in the annals of the eity. h .ThefQefBB^  cil members were compelled jto ait and heajf'|ji|ai  and unwar?llri$uf#j#d bitter denunciations; of  actions., Tbe speakers, were allowed by thia  the utmost license, but wben.aa alderman 1..  obJecjLhe was prompUy^r^edVout of order..JU  ���������eerie will long:i^ remembered by those w^w^JH  con������)eUed to iUllfr from these groes insult*,,^  the most disgusting in their public eXjperieniM������:A ,  The, chief pn*ender,: as, far <as������ the citizen* m������*  : concerned, was an individual .named McBi������s/|4i,  who descended to the lowest depths of innueiido  and suggested thai "the only interpretation nfiio^  the public could put upon the action of tbe Qoisth  e\\ was expressed in a nastly little word otr^8tl  letters." He had not,, however, the manlinea*h|0  openly state his charge, and "the Mayor' "sllvfM  him to proceed.without the slightest opposition',  despite the protests of the aldermen. This fe^ow  said in a letter (also verbally): t(i\//  "The matter of our offering a site has been considered by ns, and, while we have ample lanC  which ia on the market for much less    *    * <-;t  we feel it would be an unpardonable breach of  faith on our part with a large number of client*  to whom we have sold * * * We cannot  therefore offer the dtj any part of our property  *     * *"   At the-same time that thia.paf;  riot (?) was giving expression to these noble sentiments, another agent (Le Messuerier) was offering certain property in D. L.' 50, 'which he, Me-  Beth, urged the city^tqjtake_in_preferenee_to_tht  Ross property.  The members of the Council had been forced'tb  listen to insult upon insult being heaped ppoa  them by this fellow McBeth, but had the satisfaction of seeing the tables turned at a later meeting,  when Alderman Stevens produced a certificate  from the Land Registry Office showing that tt*  property being offered by Le Messurier, the agent/  really belonged to the McBeth Arm, and while) he*  (McBeth) had been denouncing the Council,and!  saying he was too patriotic to offer a site for suchu  purposes, he had an agent at his elbow offering)  his (McBeth's) property. The public are thus''  enabled to properly judge of the value of'.ther  aspersion cast on the Council upon considering*  the source, and are quite safe in entirely exonerating the members from any suspicion of dishon-t  esty. N !���������f   (j  Tlie incident is now closed; it should n^ver'  have occurred, and never would have, had the'  Mayor done his duty as presiding officer. W*)  trust the city may be spared another such dis-'  graceful scene. ; - >: J  As already stated, the Hospital ,site has ^been<  settled. The plaee chosen was one adjoining the'  Ross property and slightly cheaper. It entirely5  removes any sticrma from the committee, as itprac-������  tically corroborates the committee's report. Tlie  blocks chosen are blocks 4. 9 ami 10 of S. \V. qriar->*  ter D. L. 44, for $45,000.  > 1  \{r\  1  ih,  DOMINION   BUDGET.  ���������;f  o >  The Hon   W   S. Fielding was able in maUing0  In* budget-speech, to. announce-a surplus of ^SOi-'  500.000.00. which constitutes a record..  It is'e'x-f''  cecdiniriy satisfactory to know of the continued''  prosperity-of'the country Y The total revenue f6V!  the last fiscal year was $117,500,000.00. and'-We������  expenditures $S7.000.000.00Y  The capital ex"pi^'r  ditiire amounted-to $35,500,000.00. of which $24.;.'"������  000.000.00 was -for the national transcontinental.  The amount added to the national debt was $3.'-1  000.000.00. making the total debt $340,170.000.00,'.''  draper capita debt of about $43.50 as compared;f  with $49.00. twenty years-ago. '���������'��������� "   l  This is indeed a very satisfactory showing." Wl -"  while we entirely, disagree with the Domiirldu^  Government regarding its Reciprocity Agreem&iV*  and some other policies, we do cheerfully txvkhhilU,f  edge Mr. Fielding's ability as Finance Minister,  and that apparently "business is good."  1] Tt-flw^r,?*,'?'!-  THE WESTERN CALL  r  MATERIAL  New stock of CAMERAS, FILMS,  PAPERS, Etc. at I. D. S.  Amateur Films developed.  DRUG STORE  ;';. v >\  '.',,-���������; (LePatqurel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Av. & Main St.      Phone 2236 \  4I.|..H;'M"'h4'*^  KETURAH AND THE BEAR. OR. AN IMPARSHUL FEMALE.  (Aa Related oy the Guide.)  By Reginald Gourlay, From Rod and Gun.  Ya'ai Sir, my wife Ketury. in one pertic'Ier way,  I������ an abserlute femomenon at learned folks do ������ay.  She's an impanhul female wilhout no prejudice i     ,  An' always hollen for fair play an* give* her best advice  To both sides in a quarrel, in her impanhul style. f  An* sez. "Jest let the best one wrup���������aftorwi honest trial.  Now a woman like that. sir. as women folks do go.  Is jest as common in this world as is a milk white cow!  Set down on that thar hemlock log. down by the runway thar.  An* I'll tell ye a short tale about Ketury and a bar.  Whidi will explain her natur* and the squareness of her style,  Not takm* no advantage bf man or animile.  Me an' Ketury late las' fall was comin* back one Mght  Down the trail to our old shanty( it was jest about twilight)  Ketury button' as she walked.and singing Sankey s hymns,  An* me agoin on in front and holdin' back the limbs.  When jest by the old berry pate' hupriz aa old he b ar.  Slumm'lMteemasiftosay.',Jert.tetchmeify<Hidart,  I hadn't got no rifle nor nothm but my knife.  &AoughtrdghretKeVar thewtd and ^a'Omsoaa hfc.  BuiTKXy-Jell, she up ������' s������^"N������^. Peter Jones." ������x she.  "If you're the style of hunter I've beam you claim to be.  You'll sorter draw yer toothpick and show that sassy brute:  You're soinethm* on the boWie knifeas weU as on the shoot!  So I perdoosed my weppin. an' bresthja a short m**  I wrapped my coat about my arm an started to that b ar.  It waTsUsh an* stab and cussinV^nd chew an growl an roar!  I fourid I'd met my equaU.^ui p' raps a leeUe more.  Ketury she sot on a logan'knitted caamandslow. f .  Quite easy and impanhul like/umpirm'Aat thar show.  Aa* every single word.sks said, was pufckfair andI square.  Sometime, 'twas "Go it. hubby." an' sometimes   <>������'.*������'!  At last my foot ketched on a root and down I cum ker-������opl  The b'ar he fell on top of me and sorter had the drop.  So I Rollers out, "Ketury. my precious angel pet��������� ���������  GH a pole and whack that bar or else your husband will be et  Then Se spoke up so scornful. "No Peter. Wt my style.  To take a mean advantage of a poor dumb aiumrtei  Them oobil words inspired me. 1 mv a savage Uirust,  The knife it found the heart .and the b ar he bit the dust  Now but fer mat war lucky mrust the bar with ravenui fury  Would most assuredly have et���������fust me��������� an then Ketury,  But that consideration couldn't move her ui the least  To take the least advantage of a pore dumb strugghn beast  But what I liked most, stranger, an* thought so sorter nice.  Was her unparshul conduct;-^ free from prejudice!     ^  But. hark! I know the meanin* of them thar bayin sounds,  There's a deer acomin* towards us, in front of our two hounds.  Jump right behind that birch tree, aft' keep as still as mice,  An' you'll get a daisy shot if you foilers my advice!  ^  Hay"  No. 1 Timothy*  ^Alfalfa  Prairie  Oat  Green  dp  dfSf &  P JULTRY SUPPLIES  ^ SPECIALTY  Jr*   J*  &  T. P. VERNON  Successor to S.  W.  KEITH  Broadway sad Westminster Road  \V PHONE 163i JJ  If you live ;according to Nature, you  never will be poor; if according to the  world's caprice, you wiil never be rich.  ���������Seneca.  Instruction is to the pro'ebary. what  liberty is to the slave���������the latter emancipates the body, the former emancipates the intelligence.  j    We never know when we are being  i taken as ari example.    Someone may  | be copying us just when we least expect it,'and perhaps least wish it.  If webue knew, we are rich and  strong���������rich in the light of love which  leads strength-shorn travellers' on  through the darkness and strong in the  comforting power of good cheer, which  is often the life-line needed to save  or to lift up.  When a inan says that misfortune  drove him to drink the chances are  that drink first drove him to misfortune.  ���������paa^ue i^nS ifyirenft  'i MMvaa HsnoNta cno  -k aovsnvs ojlvhoj ^vaoh  * aovsnvs aoaina-ravo ivaoh  ?  A  t  sum of thirty-five. millions eterling a  year;! and that in a country with an  ever increasing problem of poverty and  unemployment  Exaggeration of the improvement  has done much, harm already; unless  a more sober and accurate tone ia  adopted by the thoughtless and by the  anti-temperance fanatics, the good  that has been accomplished is like, to  be undone through the Systematic misstatements of the exaggerator. Signs  are hot-wanting that the appalling evil  of intemperance has broken'out in  fresh places���������notably among women���������  and the exaggerated estimate of the  improvement, with the consequent  complacency and relaxed effort, are  in our Judgment, partly responsible for  tWi- 4Mm1  ' In a recent number of the ^Journal  of the Royal Statistical Society,"  Lord George Hamilton ably pleaded  that it was not sufficient that pauperism should Increase only ln proportion  to the population; it is the bulk of the  evtiV the actual. number of paupera  thar comprises our'difficulty and our  shame. 80 do we plead in connection  with the drink problem. It is Idle'to  parade incessantly the advantages  gained, and to ignore the vast evil that  remains to be remedied. To talk Jubilantly of ."the wane of intemperance,"  and of the "decrease in drunkenness,"  and of "a' sober. England" ��������� is inert  childish chatter, and "the most ridiculous and harmful ' exaggeration  while the appalling facts remain. It  is against such wild, misleading, but  common, statements that we would  warn our readers.-���������"The Pioneer" '  GOVERNOR   OF   BENGAL   COMING.  A Canadian wide missionary convention will shortly be announced by  the Laymen's Missionary Movement.  Meetings will be held in almost every  town and city from the Atlantic to  the Pacific some time next autumn.  The dates have not as yet been definitely fixed, but the first gathering will  likely take place at Vancouver about  the middle of October.  Sir Andrew Fraser, late Lieutenant  Governor of Bengal, will be the chief  speaker at those conventions,: and in  the weBtern provinces he will be assisted by Mr. John R. Mott In Montreal it is expected Rev. Br. Robt. D.  fipeer will accompany 7 Sir Andrew  Fraser.  ^x..x..:.^..:^.x..m~x..x..x������k������ <������j^H'*������:~h^^*h^^^^^^***������&*  Vll   I DPPPV PW Hanger, Painter   $  fli Ji iLlUiI       and Decorator  I SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decor-1  ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc.  LASH FOR WIPE BEATER8.  Any man who has the habit of beating his better, half will, after this, get  a. taste of his own medicine if he happens to be hailed before Judge Lan-  gelier in the Court of Sessions. For  the flrsttime in many years, a. sentence, with the additional sting of  the cat o* nine tails added to it, was  pronounced by His Lordship the other  day. He also was good enough to  warn, all wife beaters' that, if any of  .them ever appeared before him, they  would catch- the same punishment. . It  is - a - peculiar ��������� fact, but ~ none, the less  true, that almost every man criminally fears.the lash more than anything.  Governor Valleo of the Montreal Jail  is of the opinion that a large percentage, of his boarders would be, much  more Christianly inclined were the  cat o'.nine tails a little more.freely  applied.  very  that  EXAGGERATION.  1 __Thia_idea Jn its relation to conditions in Great Britain and Ireland is  Over Estimates of Success���������Liquor  Men seek to Minify Need for  Further Action���������Ths Liquor   <  Evil is Still Alarming.  forcibly presented by the Church of  England Temperance Chronicle in a  well-written article entitled "Exaggeration," from which we take the  'following forcible paragraphs:���������  It is   true   that   the Dominion   ot,    ���������_.    _      - ,   .. "    ���������  -I    "The Temperance cause is threaten-  Canada has made substantial progress ^ by a freah danger-that of exagger-  on temperance lines.   The number of atlon.   We    do  not mean   that   the  liquor licenses has been greatly  re- j horrors arising from intemperance are  duced.     The per capita consumption overstated.   Literally it would be im-  of strong drink   has   also   been' cut possible to charge Drink with greater  down.     It is manifest tbat   ;a   great;evils than it causes. The exaggeration  many people are drinking lees liquor that is likely to do harm to the Tem  W0RP8 OF WltOOM.  No man's work is a failure unless  he himself is a failure.  Wealth is a good .servant, a  bad mistress���������Bacon.  Apologies, only   account   for  which they do not alter.  An idle man is like stagnant water  he corruptB himself.  Every other quality is subordinate to  and inferior to wisdom.  '   Make all you can; save all you can;  give all you can.���������Wesley.  Smiles cost less than electric lights,  and make the home brighter.  ���������One by-one-thy-duties_walt _thee,_let  thy whole strength go to each.  Many of our cares are but a morbid  consideration of our privileges.  When we reckon without Providence  we often have to reckon twice.  It is the test of faith to know how  to fail without disappointment.  The man who would lead others must  not be afraid to walk by himself.  Men of character are the conscience  of the society to which they belong._  It is in the minor actions of our daily  life that our true character is revealed.  The certain way to be cheated is to  . Settlers with 150,000,000.  Speaking in the House of Commons,  the Hon. Frank, Oliver, Minister of  the Interior, stated that 1911 would  be a banner year for immigration.. In  1897, only 21,716 immigrants came- to  Canada. , In 1900 the number rose to  49,149, while In 1909 it was 189,004.  Now it is well over 300,000.. Quoting  from figures recently compiled, the  Minister said that between April 1  last year and January 1,1911, no fewer  than 98,955 persons had come to Canada from Great Britain. The United  States had supplied 102,117 immigrants during the period named, and  Europe 56,828.  It is estimated that 100,000 Uni*~d  States settlers brought into the C.  dian West capital to the amount of  $50,000,000 last year.  2022 Westminster Ave.  Moderate charges  Estimates given  E������.t-**������*<***������***������������������.^^  I    t  '���������    .    ������l  ������'  ������!'������  South Vancouver Bakery  MAIN STREET  Cakes, Pastry Bread, Confectionery  Wedding & Birthday Cakes a Specialty  Sotirh fancouver Bakery, GEORGE HERRING, fnp  im 1 .".'.. . ������.������  2410  Westminster Rd  ROBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIALTY  teele c& mum  ���������CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAL BUCKSMITHINO  ^ HORSE SHOEING,   JO&BINQ  First  Class  SHQEMAK*  INQ and SHOE REPAIRING  yonwant, go to  PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  We guarantee'our wortc to be as Rood  as any in the city.  jnmoB.  than they drank before.  Our general record for sobriety, the  rigldness of our liquor license laws  prohibiting sale on Sundays and election days and to drunkards and to  minors, the fact of the exceptionally  good record of our liquor sellers aa  compared with those,in other countries, all these are evidence of progress but are also sometimes skilfully  used by the liquor party as argument;in selling intoxicants lose  perance movement is of another kind fancy oneself more cunning than others  ���������we refer to the inflated estimate of 1 v- is a ������"** *hi������>8 to be trusted, but  the improvement that has takon place !t is a far higher thing to be worthy  Because it is constantly told on the of trust.  platform  and   by  the   Press that tho Y A man without an estate is prefer-  drink evil has so greatly abated, the ab,e to'an estate without a man.  nation is very much inclined to believe      If there ^ no enemy, no fight; if no  that Intemperance is   a   thing o   the tight,  no  victory;   if no  victory,   :  past, and that Temperance effort   is  no longer required.   Those interested  SISBOXtVTXOW  The ',P1 mnblnfl  OT  TAMTW**B*TZP.  business carried on _by  Messrs. Kipp ft Montgomery, of 3030  Westminster . Road, has .been dissolved  by 'mutual consent. Mr. Montgomery  will continue the business in tlie old  stand.  Mr. Kipp Is opening up business on  the corner of Fifteenth Avenue and  -Humphrey Street, near Westminster  Road.  All unfinished work, and any; out Hand*  ing accounts, Ls assumed by Mr. Kipp  Mr. Klpp's address ls Hillcrest post  office.  (Signed)    WM. D.  KIPP.  (Signed)    S.   S.   MONTGOMERY  HEELER'S  Leave your order for   Rose Bushes  1, 2 and 3 years old.   PRICES RIGHT  Cor 15th Ave. & Muin St.  PHONE R2196  11 ���������* oititit i *<\* i*\*\*\*\*  against the need for continued energetic action.  It is true that the Dominion record  for drunkenness has increased, showing that, while our average population drinks less than before, our  population from the country to the  city and town, and through the influx  of a large immigration from countries  where there is more drinking and  drunkenness than in Canada.. We cannot afford to be led astray by any  self-complacency, or slacken our  efforts because those who would like  to thwart us assure us that we are  already sufficiently well off.  The great amount of drink still consumed in Canada, the great extent of  drunkenness which still prevails in  license localities, and the terrible  poverty and suffering that intemperance briars to many thousands of  homes, all cry loudly for effort even  more earnest and persistent than we  haTe hitherto made.  no   oppor  tunity of ..encouraging the   pi:':iic  accept this erroneous view;   :>:\i\    '..  newspapers take a special���������p^ '     _-. :  natural  pride  in  extolling   opposed virtues.   There Is in tli   .... I  danger boni general;/ of .s������s  "'  knowledge, and our proses!  is directed against such ex:>. _  Thankfully we acknowlei  provement���������sufficiently to . .,  us. to go forward in the f~"... '  that Almighty God is with v.z .,-..  fully we acknowledge that t;.c ?:--"  crease of Intemperance is, a*?c-v ;'7  no more than a, matter of pro;^v 1"  The great evil that is the-"mo3l ^:'. -  and universal cause of p?.;;.- .  that is the chief instigator t:��������� r-' -:���������������������������  that leads to sickness, rnise.:-.  treatment of little children, ami i- .--..~~  quarters of all that is sordid and hzi-  rlble in our vaunted improvement, v: ���������  spend on alcoholic liquors more ib::r.  the entire cost of all th* aejven first  class navies of the world���������ty the huge  crown.���������Savonarola.  I In matters of conscience first thought  Is best. In matters of prudence last  thoughts are best.  "'fi/ minds are like low-^iade ores.  There is gold In them, but it takes a  vast deal of labor to get it out  1    ' '���������'!!y' for an eir^.cnt raan to  tliink of escaping censui-i, and a weak.  ness to be affected with it.���������Addison.  v' :,-.::n ever made an ill figure who  v-d-_n;!:ood his own talents, nor a goo  o.:v "iv":o inistooli them.��������� Cv.iri..  i"        7ing when to seise an  r.ity, .he most important thing  is  to know  when to  forego  utage.  how thou walkest, take good  j soles no not tread on the  ' thy poor brethren.���������Dante.  _.���������._.   ACT.  NEW     WESTMINSTER     LAND     DISTRICT.  District of Now Westminster.  Take notice that Arthur Samuel Goan,  of Vancouver, occupation printer, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing . at a post planted the  Southwest corner of I^ot 2438 Ol; thence  rcrtli 80 chains, t.ience west IS chains  ; ore or less to the1, ea-it boundary of  i..e-emptlon No. 2172; thence south 80  chains; thence east 15 chains nv>re or  less to the point of commencement, containing 120 acres more or less.  ARTHUR 8AMUKL GO.������ RD.  (Name of Applicant ln Full)  January 20th. 1911.  The best stock of ARMS,;  | AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY.  | and SPORTING GOODS can  ;; be found at the store of  i \ Chas. E. Tisdall \  ;;       618-620 Hastings St.  ��������� mi ��������� t* i* i *** I oi*i '��������� l * I * I������I * i  DOES THe  SMAUl PRINT  Trouble you when you are Reading, 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  btse eye  Our  Style of  Mountings Consists  of the Very Latest On  The Market.  GEO. G. BIGGER  OPTICIAN  143 Hastings St., W  1  *l+*<*+4*4**4*M'***********$  or-  \i  i  .,::'���������   ity Is what the .world loves  .;::   ail, and simplicity,    brain    and  -rim are attractions that never los"  '_Lfc.������r. hold.  Tie that has health has little more  i; -.v ish for, and be that is so wretched  .as to want it w*nU ������v������rytW������������ with  'it.���������Stenie. f'.  E. O. GRANT  261^8 Main Street       -       -       Near Cor. llth Ave.  \T  ->  A  A  i  2-iew spring Arrivals of  MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and FURNISH  ING GOODS.  Boys' Clothing a Specialty.  <������--������**.*. itiini ��������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ ������<< f* 111 unit ii n 111111 ������Hiinininimnumir| ***M^KSK|^5������J^������il4HJKS^V������HiKjKSHHKJ^^fJ^      ������������������������������4>*������������������������������������H"1"������'1'<"!'���������'l'���������'l' **  THE WESTERN CALL  *  CITY HEIGHTS MILLINERY  EXAMINE OUR  | Pull Line of Modern Millinery  HATS TRIMMED TO ORDER  The Western Call  Issued every Friday, at 2408 Weat'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  MISS L. SHIRLEY       |  CORNER   26th   AVENUE   &  MAIN   STREET |  ROOSEVELT ON  MOTHERS.  When all is said it is the mother  only, who is a better citizen than the  soldier who fights for his country.  The successful mother, the mother  who does her part in rearing and  training bright the boys and giils \ho'  are to be men and women of th e next  geneiation, is of greater use to the  community, and occupies, if she only  would realize it, a more honorable as  well as a more important position  than any successful man in it  Nothing in this life that is really  worth having comes save at the cost  of effort. I am glad when I meet men  who have fought for their country,  have served faithfully and well year  after year for their country at the  risk of their own lives; I respect them  because they have had something hard  to do and have done it wel.   When we  look back to the Civil War the men  whom we hold in honor are not the  men who stayed at home, but the men  who, whether they wore th e blue or  wore the gray, proved their truth by  their endeavor; who dared risk all  for "the great prize of death in battle," as one of our noblest poets has  phrased it; who spent year after year  at what brought them no money reward, at what might result in their  utter impairment of the chance of  their earning their livelihood, because  it was their duty to render that service In just the same way no life- of  self-indulgence, of mere vapid pleasure, can possibly, even in the one  point of pleasure itself, yield so ample  a reward as comes to the mother at  the cost of self-denial, of effort, of suffering in childbirth, of the long, slow,,  patience-trying  work  of bringing  up  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  things,  all   other  qualities.    It  does man-like orang outang in their native ���������  Calls Answered Day oh N'^ht  PHONE 97 ft  ..Hobert Maynor & oo. ,l"  Dominion  Undertaking  Parlors  Funeral Directors mi Enialaen. Spacious Chapel and lectpUoi Ilea.  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B. C.  *******>^X~X~:-*-W������4������:������>������WK~H^^    .fr.H'������<^"M������t"M4^'fllMl*lM''l'M'M"l*  /   ..  X  D"  P. 0. BOX 1123, SOUTH HILL  ESTIMATES GIVEN  P,  :;  V*  PLUMBING  Stove , Connections  & General Repairs  Shop Address:  ii 53rd Ave., Half Block West of Fraser Ave.  Residence: COR. 21st AVE. and ONTARIO ST.  ~������*Thisisthe  FURNACE  ���������we install.  Come and see us  or call  Phone 6643  Heating & Sheet Metal Co.  105   BROADWAY, EAST.  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  B.C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co.^ Ltd  PHONE 6571  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE. and FRONT ST  the children aright. No scheme of  education, no social attitude, can be  right unless it is based fundamentally  upon the recognition of seeing that  the girl is trained to understand the  supreme dignity and the supreme usefulness of motherhood. Unless the  average woman is a good wife and  good mother, unless she bears a sufficient number of children so that the  race shall increase and not decrease,  unless.she brings up these children  sound in soul and mind and body���������  unless this is true of the average  woman, no brillancy of genius, no material prosperity, no triumpjhs of science and industry, will avail to save  the race from ruin and death. The  mother is the one supreme asset of  national life; she is more important  by far than ht'e successful statesman  or business man or artist or scientist.  There are exceptional.women, there  are exceptional men, who-have other-  tasks to-perform ro7 allition-to, not  in substitution fotf, the task of.motherhood and* fatherhood and the vtask'of  providing -the' home and keeping, if.  But* it" is the tasks connected-'witti  the-home that 'are the fundamental'  tasks of humanity. After all, we can  get along for the time,, being with" ata  inferior quality of success in-other  lines, political or business, or ofJ any"  kind; because if there are .failings' In  such matters we can make them good  in tbeV> ne?t generation;-but If -the  mother does' not do,hey duty there  will be no-next generation, or a next  generation that is'worse thap Hone-at  all., In other words, wo. cannot as a  nation, get along at' all if we haven't  the-right kind'of home .life. Such a  lite is not only'the supreme duty, but  also the supreme reward of dut3& ^Ev>  jry rightly-constituted woman-or. .man,  if she or' he is worth her  must feel that there. Is no such ample1  reward to be found anywhere in-life  as the reward of children, the reward'  of a happy family life.. _  I" abhor and condemn the man who  is brutal, thoughtless, careless, selfish  with .women, and especially with the  women of his own household. Tbe  birth-pangs make 'all men the debtors  of alf women: The man is a poor  creature who does not realize the infinite difficulty of th e woman's task,  who does not realize what is done by  her who bears and rears the children;  she cannot even be sure until tbe chil  dren are well-grown that any night  will come When she can have it en  tirely to herself to sleep tn. I abhor  and condemn the man who fails to  recognize all his obligations to tbe  woman who does her duty. But tbe  woman who shirks her duty as wife  and mother is just as heartily to be  condemned. We despise her as we  despise and condemn the soldier who  flinches in battle. A good woman,  who does full duty, is sacred in our  eyes; exactly as the brave and patriotic soldier is to be honored above all  other men. But the woman who,  whether from cowardice, from selfishness, from having a false and casu-  ous ideal, shirks _her_duty as wife and  mother, earns the right to our contempt, just as does the man who, from  any motive, fears to do his duty in  battle when the country calls him.  Because we so admire the good woman, the unselfish woman, the far-  sighted woman, we have scant patience with her unworthy sister who  fears to do her duty; exactly as, for  the very reason that we respect a man  who does his duty honestly and fairly  in politics, who works hard at his business, who in time of national need  does his duty, as a soldier, we scorn  his brother who idles when he should  work, who is a bad husband, a bad  father, who'does his duty ill in the  family or toward the State, who fears  to do the work of a soldier if the  time comes when a soldier's work is  needed. All honor to the man or  woman who does duty, who renders  service; and we can only honor him  or her if the weight of our condemnation is feltnby those who flinch from  their duty.   .   .   .  No mother can do; her duty in her  own home without genuine tenderness  of heart, genuine sentiment; but if  she has only sentiment and only tenderness of heart she may through folly do more harm than another could  through weakness. You must have the  tenderness, yon must have the sentiment; but woe to you and woe to the  children who come after you if that  is al that you have. With the senti  ment, with the tenderness of heart,  encourage the common-sense that will;  enable you to correct the - tenderness  when it becomes weakness and injustice. In. addition, cultivate what"'"in  the long run.counts for more than intellect, for more than sentiment, and  that is character; the sum of those  qualities which really maRe "up a  strqng,7,bj:av.e, :tender man or woman.  You cannot get along, you nor any one  else, if you develop your intellect to  the point    that you    lose all    other  ' j  his or her duty  j    Trom  the   other  each must, in jus-  uartner no less than  ' 'Al, exact the per-  Ijj   that other part-  l  lake half of that  t?>> .   it nil,  let each  iiLi" duty first;   put  t,   hut in addition  do not lc?o jour 3l,iL-iexpect by submitting to wj'o'v  So with tin, . :'��������� ; Ji. A. hard and  unloving moiWi docs, infinite harm to  her childien; U.t shodoes. no more  harm "than t'T- i -mg Jbut weak and  foolish moLl.ei *\\ho doeS jiot train the  children to Lcurve with,, respect for  the feelings'7'bf otliers, who permits  them to 1>e"selfl������ih or cruel-or thoughtless, "*I -Te&ember "reading a story,  years ago, tKat' greasy impressed me:  It described'hbw a wjbrn, tired-looking  woman was Tiding'in the cars.-with Iter  son, she sitting" by^ the window;. , The  son as a"-thoughtless, .boy, Pand soon  began" td whine and., complain t until  he made'his ttred'mothfir jnoye away  from and let hin\ sit by, the window.  The observer, looking on, -remarked  that in the future there would be some  unfortunate wlfe'whb would^ wonder  "why men are so selfish,!' instead -of  placing the blame where . it -really  ought -to be placed:, upon r-the..lacJc of  strength'of character, the lack of wisdom, the lacfc of genuine, love on the  .part* ofHiiat wotaanjin jaot .bringing  'ITJriTrn'P'6* toy lip" td be'unseUlsh and thought-  or his salt,*1?-,   _ *.. .   <> i:.   . t "��������� **��������� ������.1.1     .������  . * ful of others/so that he, mbjht live de*  cently in hia own household, and do  his- work well ln the world at large.  not make any difference how intelligent a woman is, if she looks upon her  children only with intelligence they  are not going to care overmuch for  her in return. Do not forget that love  must come first; that love is what the  family is based on, but don't.do children, don't do.gi o\ n people th e dreadful injustice���������tliiot^h a love that is  merely one foim of weaknes���������of failing to make the child, o,- I might add,  the man, be1' ', or himself.   A  marriage should be a paitnership  where each o< ' ,0 parties has his  or her rights, wheic each should be  more 1 efu! '  than to e^.i  partner; but '  tice to the lV <. 1  to him 01C ^. I.  form ance " jjt  ner. Av \,, 1 r  statement orl'y;  of you do Ls 01  most sU    1 (Y '  PHOTOGRAPHING TIGER8.  Mr. Cherry kearton, the naturalist,  has just, left London, for Agrlpore,  bound on a daring expedition in the  interests of cinematograph. Equipped  with an expensive photographic armament, it is his intention to obtain cinematograph pictures of tbe tiger and  home. Included in his equipment is a  new invention���������a cinematograph hand  camera, which, by means of a pneumatically operated gyroscope spinning  inside, eliminates vibration, and by  keeping the camera in one plane enables pictures to be taken from any  position or angle without the use of a  stand. Two years ago Mr. Kearton  penetrated the wilds of British Bast  Africa and obtained some remarkable  pictures,- every one of th em, with the  single exception of a rare species Of  monkey, being of beasts in their native haunts. As in the case of the lion  expedition, numbers of flashlight photographs will be taken at night, when  the tiger visits the water-holes, and  will be used to enable Mr. Kearton to  become familiar with the habits' of the  various animals he will encounter.   - .  HTAKTB TXCAT ACHE.  I '"���������ne't   nnrl o'er mv spirit fen a hii-sh  Of thankfulness  to God  for blessings  given. . -\  When    ^nrlden,   overwhelming,   came  ru������������h  Of    pity     for    the  sorrowing  Heaven������  >pd_ enrnc-tlv I pra*-ed   For .Towns', sake  a  under  O Father, comfort thou the hearts  that  nche' ,      .   .      .    ,       , -    '.        r  There   are   so,-   njany'    heavy     hearts  <     to-night,- ^      ,     -!���������������..  With scarce on������ ray to penetrate their  frioom; t \.      '   ���������  Those thnt'have laid their dearest from  their .sight.  And turned despairing frpm the silent  ' tomb  Qh'  lest in hopeles agonv thev break.  Dear I ord, have mercy on these hearts  that ache'      .      *    . ,  Others there are whose grief seems long  ������-'nce r,"-t.  ��������� Because f,uU, many a--year has rolled  ��������� .    ' aWay ,.       -   , ������ r������    '  Since  FQrroWn 'shadow 'o'er  their  lives  was caat���������_j; * ��������� -���������  .  And yet-to' them it seems but yestJer-  davj , -.ii'  -       ''      '  Thou who" wllt^c'er. Thy sorrowing ones  .    .forsake,* -* ^  "Console and _<*eer,. we ' pray; the hearts  - 1 ->     that acne! . ���������    ���������    > "  .   - .      t .f ���������' ' ."         '  AnA there are those who through long  years have prayed. ���������',���������.'  For ������ome 'oved one still straying from  ,   -      the fold; . <" , ���������>  And  t������ose-swho ���������'wait for answers long  '    delayed,    .,>'>.  /Until their faith has almost lost'its  11 ��������� -   hold.   .,,-���������������������������  .Though slrk at h������������<������rt; let naught their  * courage shake.  Strengthen. ,P .Father,  ail such  hearts.  .    that arhe! -,.* _,-���������:/-    *.  - .        '       *  And thorn 'whs bear *-.grief no eye may  see/   ���������������      l ,,.  Who, of. the>r inward sufTrlng show  no trace,  Nor ever seek the touch of sympathy.  But hide their, woe .behind a smiling  face. /    ���������  Thou who alone dost hear the moan they  make.  Cheer   tn   their   lonllness   these   hearts  that  ache!   .  Lord. All us with a sympathy so broad.  That we to others may that comfort  give.  Wherewith  ourselves  ara comforted  of  God,  Freely bestowing, a* freely we receive.  O'jr  part   In   this   blest  work  we   fain  would take.  Teach  ns  tn comfort,  Lord,  the hearts  that ache!  ���������Hone Sidney, In Christian Observer.  CALL  UP  8-7-9-2  We Deliver  the Goods.  615-617 JSfl^vfe.  AND- ������**"*'  Westminster Rd.  fc* .%*7 *y t  t iLondon.���������-Two laige parties of emigrants organized by, the Land ut <JOI-  onization'Department qf the Canadian  Pacific' Railway have left for Cu&bk  by the.C. P. JR. Empress Of Britain.  One of:the parties consists qf.twenty  or thirty- British * families, who, ar*'  going, out *to*take up ."ready-made" '  farms In Southern Alberta. The other '  consists.' of thirty-seven Belgians' la  charge of the company's colonisation  agent for Belgium.   Both these' par-  ties areot thoroughly representative  types of the best British and Belgian,  farmers.'   This is the first personally  conducted party which the company..  has organized this year, and will be  followed by a very much larger one.  consisting of between 200 and 300 per*  sons,'sailing on March 24.  'M"l"l"l"t"l"l"l"t"l"l"l"I"i"l"l"l"l"l"l"l"'"^"^"**  ^.}.i{i.iil|i.;ii}.i;.iii.;i������;������������H,>H^,4^MH>^,^'4^^Kji*Mti^  '  "t  New Arrivals  FULL LINE OF  Ladies' Neckwear, Wash Belts  Black arid Navy.  IuaMesr Shirt Waist,   Corsets  amd Ur> derweaf, MmCsMmts,  it  V *  y*i*  x*y  *%  ���������i-T  ���������3  s A  tf  .:������������������?���������  We  Ladiesr  have a Nice Line of  kisses and Children's Hats  In Pleasing: Styles  and Reasonable Prices  .'.A  -r"  ���������i*^-*-;  UVVWV!*  ���������*T.  ��������� ��������� **fv  ���������Y  ������������������>���������'��������� :'    *t  *Y  4f***Mi .I.;..; I~i>������������������:"i������l-������'l-.i~H~������������<- 4~HMHMH>4^>  >^~H'-H--M^:'^'^^~>-M������:-^>ii������i"i"i'ii"i^i-<-������ .V.iKTff/tfWSli.���������*>*-'  Y  THE WESTERN CALL  *S  the Best Place to Eat  IS  H  The!  OM-E!  'he Best Place to Buy  Eatables for Hoine is  ue Broadway  TABLE SUPPLY  OUR BUSINESS  IS     GROWING.  ,-We are now putting up  tfoo new delicacies���������Home  Made Beef Loaf and Veal  Itoaf. They are winners.  Come and sample it.  \jvVve got Everything  to Eat.  A full line of Groceries and  Provisions and Delicatessen  Goods.  If We Have It, It's Good.  If It's Good,. We Have It.  H.HARFORD  get'their view. He found that all the  American mines were working overtime to fill immediate demands, and  as his own output has already been  sold for some time ahead, the great  walls of China will probably hold their  reputation for a little while longer.  In the meantime Chief.'Tremblay "of  the Tire Department is very much exercised. If he had his way he would  pull all the old buildings in the city  to the ground; as the most dangerous  ones belong to a very powerful corporation it is not likely that he will  get his way.  FALSE  HAIR  CARRIES GERMS.  Stories which have been circulated  at different times of terrible diseases  caught from the wearing of false  hair are being-brought pretty close to  home at the present moment. Dr. J.  Laberge, of the Provincial Board of  Health, is about to issue a statement  to the effect that there is danger that  the plague which is causing Buch  frightful suffering and death in China  may be brought Into Canada by - false  hair. The officers of the health department are making inquiries at the  local'hair stores in order to discover  what proportion of the switches sold  by local dealers come from China.  The mien who; conduct the hair business state that, they import the. bulk  ot their goods from Germany, but they  add that Chinese hair is also on sale  here". It is claimed that most of the  corpses taken to the morgues'in the  plagues-stricken districts of China are  minus pigtails; and'the reason is that  the hair has been taken by agents of  the hair companies.'  GOLD AND. DROSS.  m  jup and cast a sleepy glance over Por-  jcupine.   ^Developments that made the  It took Montreal a long time to wake  REBUILDING f&ONTREOL COSTS J " ���������* -  ���������10,000 A  DAY.  Great  Construction Work  Going  on'���������**' ������**������������ nav������ ****. 8?In* on ,or  ,   Will Create New'City Soon-r Old!**00* twelve-month up there. Toron-  ,    Landmarks     Disappearlng-FlreY*0 *������"������ ������������ne <>"������> over it.   Montreal,  proof Walls for Danger Zone���������'until a tevr dayB a*������������ ale^ on in Deace  *    Bubonic Plague Menaces Canada ]anf b,i"8;  ���������Sir Andrew'Prater Coming.'  '  (From our own Correspondent) ���������  ''MONTREAL, April 3rd.���������With the  new era of construction that bids fair  to make this an entirely; new City  within the ujezt Quarter of a century  Well under way, Montreal   is   now  ���������pending annually on the erection of  new buildings nearly enough money  to build the Georgian Bay Canal, and  is using during tbe same period enough building material to construct  at least three pyramids equal in size'  to the great pyramid of Cheops. Nev  * Porcupine, as a camp, is undoubtedly, good, it one may believe the united  word of scores.of engineers, expert  and otherwise, who have walked right  in and turned around ������nd walked  right out arain. They all saw enough  to satisfy them that pay ore in large  quantities was to be had. As to the  specific mines which are being offered to the public���������tbat is another question. , Some of them come out with  flaring prospectuses gaudily, decorated.  The 'wise man sends most of these to  the vwaste paper baBket. Others appear as a straigh business proposition  and the wise man treats them as such.  be taken out. So far, these latter  have stood, the test of time.t The money put in for development ^has amply  justified the work and ��������� risk. Helling-  er is one of these, the Dome is another. "Porcupine Tisdale is another.1  These three camps, however, leaders in popularity, as they have been  ���������o far, and situated in the centre of  the gold producing zone are still gambles. _ As a matter of fact all mines  are gambles. -  er before ln the his' tory of Canada ��������� ��������� _���������,,,��������� ,��������� _���������������. .��������� i,_M mnnav ������,������  ������_ .   .    ..   ! If money is put in more money may  has there been any approach to the^ 4_,__* _./   ���������_ ,__    iU___   ,.ii__  lust collected have brought to light  here. New suburbs, towns in themselves are springing into being almost every day all over the island.  Old' landmarks, gentle reminders of  Maisonneuve and the French founders of Montreal, disappear in a night  ���������nd long sturdy iron girders reach-'  ing to the skies take tbe place ofthe  squat, time worn stone walls.  Up-to-date, Montreal has had tbe re^  putation of being a fire-trap city, and  tbis reputation has been deserved, for,  the city's loss by flre has far exceed-1    "lt is not what ,s around us*   8ays  ed annually the usual losses sustain- a'Philosopher. "*"* what ls in us that  ed by cities of a similar size in the mak���������S UB aaPPy" '  IJntted States and Europe.   Wlth_the^   "True-    But thenjhere's that next  rebuilding that is'going on an effort, morning-feeling."  is being made to remedy this state of  affairs. The fire zone that is to say  the area in which non but fireproof  building may be erected���������has been  greatly extended, and in the elder portions of the city where narrow streets  1 networks of overhead wires and obsolete buildings make excelent conditions for a large conflagration, it is  proposed to erect fireproof wals of asbestos. Some of these walls will of  necessity have to be over a hundred  feet high and will require an immense  amount of material. With a view to  placing a tentative plan, before the  authorities Mr. J. M. Forbes, the manager of the Black Lake Asbestos Consolidated Company has just completed  a round trip of all the leading asbestos  manufacturers in the United States to  FINANCIAL.  Grain Growers' Success.  The Grain Growers' Association of  the three Trairie Provinces was formed a few years ago for the.purpose of  securing better protection for Canadian grain growers' interests. Subsidiary to this th ere was formed in  1906 ���������.theTGrain Growers', Grain Company, which has some 10,000 shareholders. The company last year .handled over sixteen million bushels of  wheat, and made profits of oyer $95,-  000,000 on a capital of $293,000,000.  In their first year t hey paid 8 per  cent., the second year 133 per cent;,  the third year 44 1-2 per cent., and the  last year 15 per cent. Last year the  company began to put aside heavy re?  seives, and' consequently paid less in  dividends.  Light, Heat and Power.  The Ottawa Light, Heat and Power  Company earned between.. 15. and 16  per cent, on its capital last year. The  annual report shows that the earnings  of the Ottawa Electric approximated  18 per cent., while those of the Ottawa  Gas were between 8 and 9 per cent.  The two companies together constitute the Ottawa Power Company. The  proposed lowering of electric, rates by  the city of Ottawa will mean a larger  consumption, and the earnings of .the  company are likely to expand, considerably in the near future.  The Empire's Production.  Exceedingly interesting statistics,  are given Bhowlng the value .of fhe  Empire's - principal products , during  1909. It is estimated that in that year  there *was' produced throughout the  British Realm 300*000,000 tons of .coal,  the. value being 120 millions sterling;.|  16,000,000 .tons of Iron ore, 10,000,000  tons of pig iron, diamonds to the value  of six millions sterling, 12,000,009 ozs.  of gold with a value of.54 millions  sterling; silver to the. value of 3-3^  millions; copper, four J millions;, tin,  eight millions; 689 million bushels  of wheat, 125 million bushels of, bar-.]  ley, 545 'million bushels of oats'. 53  million bushels of maize, nine million gallons of wine, 133 million log.  of cocoa, 39 million pounds of coffee,  56 million hundred-weights of "raw  sugar, 15 million pounds of rubber, and  1817 million pounds of cotton.  c. N. ft. .Estimates.  It is anounced that the Canadian  Northern Railway Company-Will spend  112,000,000 upon extensions and improvements to their system" this'yeari;  These will include 600 utiles of,new  lines~in th' e Northwest., *;       ;-/,'.    ������  AN OCTOPUS ADVENTURE  Capetown.���������A sensation has been  caused in Capetown by a thrilling en  counter between a large' octopus and  a number of men at .the docks. A  native was standing on a step close  to the water, when he was suddenly  siezed by th e octopus. Three other  natives were also clutched by the*long  tentacles of the great creature, which  strove to drag them into th e water,  /where they would have been completely at its mercy. Help fortunately arrived in time to prevent that con-  lingency, and th e octopus was drawn  out of the water. It retained its grasp  on the men, however, despite the endeavors that were made to "chop off  its tentacles with spades. Only after  a long conflict was .the octopus finally  despatched.^- The adventure is without precedent in the anals of Capetown.  ���������-���������!���������  AERIAL POST IN INDIA.  Calcutta.T-The carrying of th e first  aerial post at Allahabad was a complete success. ' The mails were conveyed in two Post Office bags, which,  after.being resealed in the aviation  shed, were tied on to M. Picquet's  biplane, one being put on the passengers' seat and the other on the outside  of it. ' 'MY Picquet then mounted the  biplane, and after circling twice round  the grounds, made straight for Naini,  where he,- arrived thirteen minutes  later. 'After depositing the malls, M.  Picquet' returned to Allahabad���������the  whole thing 'taking about half an hour.  Over 3,000 letters have been carried  by the'aerial post during the last few  days;  TO OUR READERS.  Are you aware that we have an "Al" job printing  plant 'I  "We want your support in,this .regard. We can print  your stationery. We can give you good prices on dodgers  and programmes. We can supply you with calling cards  oi' choicest designs. Any line of job work" you have,  bring it to us.  TERMINAL  CITY PRESS, LTD.  Office of Western Call. ^mm^^m  Phone 1405. 2408 Westminster Roo.^.  Whenever pecple don't look at Nature, they always (think they can improve her.���������Ruskin.  TRUFFLE HUNTING.  One of the sports in England in late  winter is truffle hunting. A truffle  is a fungus which grows beneath the  surgace and is something like a mushroom. The hunters are assisted: by.  dogs whose sense, of smell is finely.:  developed. The ripened truffle has. a  peculiar odor. Truffle dogs are trained  to scent it. . The animals trot about  with their: noses to the ground./, On  scenting a truffle .they dig until it is  exposed. They seldom make a ^mistake. .       ' In  direct tax on cameras. In such historic spots as Pompeii, one has to pay  a small fee for each plate exposed.  The people in the interior of China  have a horror of being photographed,  believing that it gives a mystic power  to the photographer.  RULES FOR CAMERAS.  ���������-I. Demand for Electricity. ;���������$..*  Sidney���������Mr.  Forbes  Mackay,- cfilef  electrical, engineer for the city, s|ates  that Sydney has spent on its electric  installation in the six or seven ������ years a������y certaintbat the crop for the com  TRAINING FARMS IN RHODESIA.,  With the object of encouraging .the  emigration, to Southern Rhodesia of  the light class of settler, the British  South African Company some t|me ago.  established a number of training farms  in tbarterrltory, where a limited num-  J>er of suitable candidate's could be received and instructed In local farming conditions 'before taking up land  of their own. 'One; of these farms was  established. in ��������� tbe Marandellas district, and a recent report upon it by  Mr. Percy InBkipp, the British South  Africa Company's Commercial Representative in Rhodesia, Illustrates in a  striking manner the success which has  attended its formation.  The report lays stres upon tbe excellent work which is now being done  by men who have passed through the  training farm,'and goes on to say that  the greater part, of-the land in the  Marandellas district is now occupied  | by men from Home who have gained  their experience at the training farm.  The Marandellas/ farmers are making  a feature, of tobacco. Over thirty tobacco barns 'have been erected, and  while the 1909 ;crbp in the district  amounted to 61,853 lbs., it is practlc-  In Germany' tourists are not permitted to use camerasj indiscriminately; stringent regulations, 'made' by  the government, control their employ,  ment. , Damage to the extent of f 1,500,  and a fine of $250, or two months'' Imprisonment/ may be the fate of any  person who snap-shots*a private1 person,: a work of art, or the interior of  a .private building, and circulates or  publishes the pictures without 'permission^  , It is a serious offense ln some.  Europeanscountries to. take photographs of forts or' fortifications of any  kind. In Italy the.government derives  a Considerable reVenue by Imposing a  GREAT  MISSIONARY   EXPOSITION.  "The'World In Boston" is the title  of what is to be the first great missionary exposition ever held in the  United'.' States. Its exhibits will be  opened in the Mechanics Buildings,  Boston) April 24, and the closing day  is May 20.' The president is Samuel  B. Capen, LL. D., who for many years  has been president of the American  board of Foreign Missions, and the  managing company is under tbe control of the Young People's Missionary  Movement.  Vjth'e illustration in the opposite column Indicates the character .of .some  of the* exhibits. It show's the corner  of an" African village, with a woman  jading corn? by the primitive method.  There'will be scenes from .every land,.  Where missions are carried on. Thousands ofAyoung men and Women of the  churches ~ of Boston and vicinity,  serving' in relays, of .a few hours a  week,"wearing tbe native costumes, of  the"exnlbit or'country to which they  lire attached, and engaging in the  household, duties of the, people, , will  have Charge of the scenes and booths,  glyittg^touthe - whole< exhibition* an' in*  tltnate,,,t<iuch of life and activity.  - -  ���������1  MOUNTAIN VIEW BAKERY  v    HADLEY & NELSON  (late G. Herring)  Bakers and Confectioners  CORNER HORNE ROAD and MAIN  She: "Why do you get so angry  when I am extra loving to you?"  He: "Because I know ^ what' it  means. Come, bring out those confounded bills!"  *   ���������   *  When women whisper scandal and  say a little "bird .told-them,, it's-a .safe  bet it was a lyre bird.  ROBINSON'S  BARBER      SHOP  The place to get your T nsorial Work  done.    Eighteen Years Exper ence.  n    RAZORS HONED.  4137 Main St.v Near 25th  *>; S. ROBINSON, Prop.  Hillcrest OYSTER HOUSE  33Q2 Majin Street  FRESH OYSTERS and  FISH EVERY DAY  SMOKED AND FRESH FISH. r        '  it has' been, in< existence about ������900,-r  000, ar.d has planned a further-expenditure which will bring the gross  up to ������ 1,250,000. The city council has  a continual struggle to get plant installed quickly enough to supply the  demandY The erection of the plant  last ordered is now practically complete, and raises the total, including  the battery, to nearly 25,000 horsepower. The number of units sold has  increased _frpm_ 2,080,284 in 1905 to  14,357,604 in 1310. Of th - total, approximately half is, used -for light and \  half for power. There are: now more  than 3,700 premises .making use-of  electric supply In the city, Paddington;  and Qamperdown. , .  Ontario's Mineral Output.  A report issued by the Bureaa of  Mines places the total mineral production of Ontario for 1910 at $39,232,-  814.7 This Is an Increase of $6,251,439  over the output for 1909. The Cobalt  silver .'region and the Sudbury nickelj'  deposits were the chief producers. By^  its yield of silver last "ear ($15,436,-  99.4) Ontario gives Can. .a third place  among all the silver-producing countries of the world, Mexico and the  United States still holding the first  and second places. The yield of iron  for 1910 was 231,453 torn. The gold  mines of the Province turned out only  ing season will exceed a quarter of a  million pounds. Many of th e former  pupils have planted from thirty to  sixty acres of tobacco upon which, in  Rhodesia,, over ������20 profit per acre  can be made. So'far as the training  farm itself is concerned, it is estimated that 60,000 )ls. ot tobacco will be  cured this season. "  In addition to tobacco, the pupils on  the farm are instructed, under skilful  and energetic management, in the cultivation of maize,-fruitr and fibres,-and  in cattle ranching and dairy farming.  This systeri ot central training farms  is quite novel ln t he-Oversea Dominions. .The.fact that a young man with  moderate capital ��������� can go out to Rhodesia, and, at a comparatively nominal cost to himself, learn th e rudiments of local farming, is one which  ought to be more widely known.  vr"'     FO(R.^TH6' HOME.  'WHAT TO DO FOR^PRICKLY HEAT  .', My*' baby is,, greatly troubled with  prickly heat; Che rash Is all over his  body-fand face; What can I do to relieve him? K 7  vYPerhaps you are dressing the child  loo .warmly. Yin very hot weather he  needs only a silk-and wool band with  shoulder straps, a diaper, thin "flannel  skirt' on a cottoi: t.v:.d, and a dimity  dress. ' If he is still in long clothes  ?!^lJ������:bti",0^:L^Y*WS^ve'Ji??' iy<>������ need not use socks on warm days,  came from    Porcupine   :Ca*np.    This  camp promi ses^ well.'   Much freight is  being teamed in over Oxi snow, and  work on th e branch line of the Pro-1  vincial Railway is progressing active  Jy-\  . y ;.--\ i '':-\k\ ;^-^ ������������������>:; ���������������������������  AUSTRALIA'S WATER SUPPLY.  but if heJB in short cloths thin cotton  Stocking should bepinned to hiB diaper. If L.^e band seems to irritate his  skin, make one of linen to wear next  the skin, and use. the other one outside  ���������of this.YtJJiea bran bag in'the baby's  bath-water every morning, and give  him frequent cool sponge-baths with  It has been ascertained that some la teaspoonful of: hicarhonate of soda  300,000    squaie'Y"milres7"of.   Western i in the water.   After the bath dust the  ������������*���������<  B. C. Cafe  Meals  -   25c  'Y^&^Ja  Meal ticket $5  Short''Orders a Specialty.  The most Uprto-date place to eat on the Hill.  All home cooking.   White help.   Quick service.  2609 MAIN STREET  A. W. BUSBY, Prop.  .������������������w-rX^-ww-x-w-w-^j-M-v .:^x..;^^M^������j������{^x^:������.H������:rH":  From a Seedsman  We specialize in Seeds and can offer you  advantages which the SIDE-LINE MAN cannot  give you, such as - 7 %  Selection from an enormous variejUr;  Seeds especially adapted to B. C. cbn-  '   ditions.  Tested in our own Nurseries.  Practical advice freely given.  Catalogue full of useful information.  il pw in l C.  Queensland    oveTlie   the    cretaceous  i formation which /forms a vast      sep;.!  voir,: appareiitly inexha.7-   T>le, YYiirev  cious water.   In Queensk    i over 1,000  artesian bores have  been put down/  ,1-  skin with ?. pv.ro t.oilet powder.  Dry Goods  O   rQT kODftftUV      Dry G<>^s |  I FancrGoods    Ui LO 1 iiUlluUIlu lens Fanlshlngs |  I  CORNER   18th   AVENUE   &   MAIN   STREET"I  * . ;        "   ���������'      .    ;   .        ������| jried  for miles Xtf  wide  d<   p  drains^anklfcs Irt&ink ^ihe  could wear low  : Y LOWYSJHGES   FOR   CHIDREN.  t)p yoa approve . of low shoes for  children in" warm weather?   My little  ranging in depth from 1,000 to 4,000^girii8 three  y^rs" old,  but  I have  feet, yielding from 100,000 to 4,000,000  f-.i gallons' each daily.   This water is car-  New Spring and Summer  Arrivals  "ama the loss of ���������stock  not allowed her to wear them yet  ^ your /^little :girl has fairly strong  shoes, if you like them.   Children are  ****** l*.******************  ********************i>*f*++.l���������e -joeAacBtttte.  over the coun  j thereon from       3tls now impoBsibleYvery apt ot turn their ankles easily,  ; A still further and equaly valuable dis-j and if they have a tendency to do this  | covery "has lateryYbeen made.   3jar������e buttoned or laced boots are best for  i supplies of water outside the artesian ������hem to weir.  I area have been obtained at depths-ni | -��������� '  from 300 to "500 feet jmd Aeae also     Turkey bae installed wireless tele-  I  X  ~k}k:-'k>v,ppoclalT.k ���������  SWEET PEAS-Royal Collection.        12 named varieties  each in separate package  ROYAL LAWN GRASS MIXTURE, 30c lb.  PEAS,'30c per lb,      BEANS* 25c per lb.  -    Seeds of all kinds at proportionate prices.  GUT FLOWERS, WREATHS, PLAITS.   EVERYTHING FOR THE GARDEN.  ������  K  \k\  ::'-lJ  %  Royal Floral Co.  ' CORNER  Broadway & Westminster Rd.  MOUNT  PLEASANT  Srapfaj.  7iiuiin[i.tMi.inii,;,vtftA wr������Hjm**tHtWj\\i������'.������'������  + v  i,l  ���������*���������:>.* '���������������������������-'.'���������  ... .*,���������.-������"������. ���������������������������������':''  ���������������:.yh'-#: F  \   '  t'Vi> ' .   i,_   - r   ,?J-iW  ������������������!%>-<  V  ������'������   "���������    ,' .  * >./  THE-WESTERN CALL  ���������fa  ^tfnrmwwwifffi!rwmmmmmwwwwiffiifitF!?fnfwmnFiifmmmwiifmnrmmn^  I Easter Novelties ���������* Children i  \i  Chickens, Eggs, Rabbits, Cards  CHOICE CONFECTIONERY :: :: PHOTOGRAPHIC GOODS  Physicians' Prescriptions always receive First Attention.  Night  Bell  **���������     PHONE     **  3 48 9  ^uiiUiUiUiUiUiuuiuaiiUiUiUiUiumiUiUiUiUiu^UiuimiuiuauuiUiuwiuuuiiuuiiUR  SHIPS AS CONSUMERS.  FISHER'S  DRUG  STORE  Cor. Broadway f  AND   * -^  Scott Street I  Some $60,000 worth of food will-be  loaded aboard the new ocean liners,  'Olympic*1 and "Titanic," each time  one of these big boats docks in New  Tork, according to a statement made  by the commissary officers., With new  dock facilities, which are contemplated, the two liners can bring and  take away 2,700 passengers on each  Toyage fn addition to a crew of 800.  The cost of the meats alone to meet  the demands of a voyage will be $15,-  ������00.  )  VAST ARMY OF  NURSES.  The company of young women who  nave chosen the profession of the  trained nurse has grown to he .a vast  army. There are over 23,990 pupils in  the 935 training schools of the TJhlted  States. Nearly 100,000 hospitals are  [ministered to by these mesengers of  Ifle helpfulness for t -he sick.  standards of scholarship, training  id general efficiency are betes ������oa-  sntly raised, and the good accomplished by this army of young women  beyond definite estimate.  WILLOW RAISING.  An .authority advises young men In  countries where the conditions are  right, to turn their attention to willow raising.' The raising: of shoots  for,the manufacture of haskets is an  enormous ! industry ln Europe, 'where  over ninety different varieties of willows are cultivated. The men who  tend the frees are taught as carefully  td secure th e'best results as in some  of the more -dignified callings. A recent repor������ tells how one young farmer in the] Middle Went ������f $ba "United  States .cleined tli)gptt> <m -a slrty-acre  crop;' also, of certain willow raisers  in,the 'East and South who, after making patient basts ������* waritaes species,  have succeeded In growing excellent  ,t For Jbasket, making the willow shoot  mypt" be,7������lender, tough, .pliable and  cy^|rj(c^l;. and-to secune these qualified careful, painstaking ctfltui* :(s re-  ������'   aI'V ' '') r������������������������������������    ,  Thoughtfulneas Is always doing little  MimesBea,' fhoughtfmnesB has an In-  ?W%������ ,jtaf .feeing the mtle ���������things  that,need tb he done and then,for doing them. <��������� ,!, ���������  HARNESSING  FORCES.  Among the many wonders accomplished by United States government  engineers in the redemption of arid  landsfl there Is nothing more unique  than the group of pumping projects ln  North Dakota, by which means tbe  hitherto uncontrollable Missouri River  is harnessed and made to Irrigate  thousands of acres of land that needed only the touch of water to make  them fertile.  From tbe coal discovered, power has  been furnished for generating 'electricity, by which means pumping  barges are operated on the river, and  the water is led through canals to the  lands most needing it. The project  shows how, by Intelligent thought and  study, forces may be found in a given'  spot for Its own regeneration.  t  GOLD MINING IN SCOTLAND.  How unsuspected csources 'may be  made to yield wealth is shown in Scotland; where, in spite of the age and  settled condition of the country, gold  nels itf the river banks, but nothing  worth while was discovered until recently. The precious metal was found  by a laborer on the estate of the Duke  THRIFTY COLLEGE GIRLS.  The number of girls at Oberlin College  wholly or partially self-supporting  is eighty.    Thirty-six others  are  of Sutherland, and mining operations i using money earned by themselves be-  NEW   FIVE-TON   DELIVERY   RIG.  The Geo. E. McBride Hardware Co:  have found it necessary to add a five-  ton   delivery   rig   to   their   establish;  are about to be started.    Experts be- J fore-entering.   Of those making their, ment, besides starting a new branch in'  South Vancouver. .   ,7    '    '  This firm has the distinction of be-  v  lieve   that   with   improved   apparatus way through,1 forty teach school, seven  gold will be taken out in p-iying quan- \ are housemaids; eleven' do office work,(  s  tities.  A FEMININE FARMER.  A young woman in her early twenties is the active head of. a profitable  farm of nearly 2,000 acres in Canada.  Formerly a stenographic reporter in  St. Paul, Minn., she spent a summer  cn a Wisconsin farm, becoming so interested that she gathered together  what capital - she possesed, looked  about for the best- place to locate, decided that Canada was the land of  golden opportunity, went over the border and. invested what money she bad.  That was a few years ago. Now-phe  is classed as one of th e leading grain  growers ln the vicinity of Moose Jaw.  fourteen do plain housework, .eleven  tutor other students, one is a "com-:  panicn," one'a music teacher and one  a curio saleswoman. Still others are  engaged in the following work: - Playground assistant, library assistant,  post office assistant, artist, rug-weaving, clerk, market-gardening and  seamstress  ing high sales firm for British Columbia in Sherwin-Williams paint, and the  last year's trade would compare favorably with down-town business  points.  A 4,000-MILE MARCH.  GHOSTLY  ICE  HILLS.  In the third column will be seen  what is consideied by photographers  a remarkable picture. It was taken  on the Hard anger Glacier, neat* the  line of. the Bergen-Christlania railway,  in Europe, and,shows the ghostly ice  hills that tower upward majestically  as the traveler approaches. In the  picture are two tourists approaching  the glacier, some 4,200 feet above the  level of the sea.  The magnificent   scenery   and the-  natural advantages for skee running  and toboganning are expected'to make  thlB locality a future haunt of the  winter sports enthusiasts.  ONE'BOY'8 WORK.  , A boy of nineteen, Bernei Burgund-  er o,f Baltimore', was called before the  Interstate Commerce Commisson at  Washington' recently, to give expert'  testimony about "stockholders' rights."  He showed' such masterly knowledge  Of''financial and economic affairs, and  gave, such an unusual exhibition of  power in. calculating  intricate  prob-       AN ,NTERE8TINQ JOURNEY,  lems and making deductions that he ....'.  amazed the commission. He studied * tremendous task Is being under-  at the Whsrtott School of Finance, ���������taken by J- Scott' a Bri������8h trailer, One of the odd industries In certain  specialised on th e rights of stock- ������*������ arrived not Jong ago at Volksrust, parta of the-world Is the birds' nes)  holders, and has already become an,on  a ,ourney  on  foot *hrou*h  *e, trade.   Slam is the, greatest export**,  ^The'* value  The Twelfth'Regiment of the New  York  National Guard  Is  to  make  a '  marching test, the like of which has^  never been seen in the United-States  or any other country.    The men will  start, with full marching equipment,  from New York city   for,,San Fran- <-  cisco, covering   over- 4,000 miles on  foot.   Each man will carry 46, pounds  of equipment'on his back, such as extra shoes,' clothing, a shelter   tent,'  blanket, poncho, mess kit, rations aad  other articles. ���������.������������������������������  .The. plan is to reach the Pacific ���������  coast in about four months, the aver-7-  age march being from 30 'to 35 mttes^  a day. A special permit has been-obtained from President Taft, author!*- u  ing the unusual proceeding of march-,  ing from state,to state.        ' ' r  THE BIRDS' NEST TRADE.  authority, showing what an earnest ������outhe��������� P������rt ot Africa- ������n le*������ ttan and most of the  boy can- dd. He is Earning a large three months he covered a distance of Kong and Singapore.'  salary as selling agent, handling the some 650 mllf- i^ludlng a tour the nests lies In the fact *hat they a*  bonds Mi one' of" Baltimore's largest thTgh thf W,,d r*!T ������'>,ul������fl* edible. They, are found on the island* J  banks. His success la'more slgnifl- and SwnsUand., A Zulu boy accqm-;pff the coast of Slanv.andI ,are thi  cant because.'on the' death of his pan,es hIm������ ������������������"J** a'traveler's kt, products of a species of bird.belonf  father..a few years ago) he was obliged <The >y earnB ���������������������** **>**** m������ to.the swift tribe. The CWne-.  to gl������e up his course at the University natlves Bome of the ������mPrOTed methods, have a special way of preparing the ,  IHI"IHMM1!IMW  *a now being gathered.   For centuries ^    ^^ ^   ^o ������-������������-������  the ancient deposits had been nothing, *j *penniTyl7anb������"*and"Vw^^ ot cMllzailon'> ������e also teaches them' nests' as food, which they constant^,  but a tradition.    From time to time wW,e 8upportlfag tbaM dependent bn Potable knowledge he has learned great delicacy, and it Is also **$ $  gold seekers have dug pits and chan- .._ \., ��������� I from the' missionaries. , - possess valuable tonic properties.    *:*  MsssaSS95HK==S======5*!===���������=���������===^  ]w;..������.j..>.|..t���������|���������t���������;M^:.|..y.fM^..t.f.t..i..i..V'i"i'���������:"���������������:���������  ^ j,.a..     v<  ,'   v., ->  t -1  )      ��������� '.Ia*  J w % J  tc  ttt  ttt  1  9  *i  .  ���������  ���������  4  ���������  ���������  B  ���������  f  ���������  <  . -.  ���������^  .  ��������� ������  4  ������. *  .  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For the Home  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on |  1 TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS |  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne 1  -^a**i***l******Js**^^  Scalloped Apples.  Two cups of stale bread crumbs, two  tablaspoons of butter, two cups of  sliced apples,'two tablespoons sugar,  grated rind and juice of half a lemon.  Butter a pudding dish and cover with  some bread .crumbs, then put in a layer of apples, sprinkle with sugar, lemon rind and juice and dot .with butter.  Repeat until the dish is full, finishing  with bread crumbs. Cover when first  put in the oven to prevent the crumbs  from browning too rapidly.   ,  THE  Acme Plumbing t Heating Cn.  for Estimates on Plumbing  HOT WATER HEATINO  i  PHON*? 5&5 .  131 loth Ave., E.      Vancouver  l������������.t.*.t.*.l.#*������Wt.������*������W  Orange Marmalade.  Take as many Seville oranges as you  require and cut them ln very thin  slices. Cut the oranges across, as you  get the pips out better. When all are  sliced put then into a large bread pan,  adding one quart of water to one pound  of fruit. Let it stand 'overnight and  boil it up the next day until the chips  are tender, which will take about an  hour and a half. Leave It again overnight, and then add one pound of  preserving sugar to one pound of  fruit, including the juice. Boil it until It will jelly; which should be in  about one-half to three-quarters of an  hour after the boiling point Is reached.  mint sauce, add a teaspoonful of onion  juice, a teaspoonful of soy, or Worcestershire sauce, and, the same of mushroom Ketchup that'has been well mixed  with a clove of garlic thoroughly  mashed. Add eight tablespoonfuls of  olive oil, and mix until each leaf of the.  lettuce is thoroughly covered with the  dressing. Add four tablespoonfuls of  grape and tarragon vinegar mixed; mix  again and serve immediately.  f**������TWv*VVTTVvW^*Wv    <K<������H������������H'*^X"X^X~*'M^''B"M'  SPRING GOODS  SPRING STYLES  Informal Dress Among Boys adn Girls.  V, Should a boy walk with a girl when  he is not wearing a coat? And should  a girl ever appear before a young man  in her kimono?  To both questions my answer is no,  ���������unless under very exceptional circumstances.  For a Stylish, up-to-date  SUIT  see MePherson & Nicol  THE POPULAR PRICED TAILORS  I 432 Main Street, Opp, City Hall  t  ��������� :   I S. McPherson .  T  V  Geo. A. Nicol  >.:������.>.:������x..x������:..x������x~h������mhs^4  PROPRIETORS:  cTWcGOWEN  C& SALTERj>  (Near Cor. 12th)  <.  tpe.Bbp  PHONE  4-6-0-7  2647 cTWAIN STREET  crumbs over It, and place ln a bakingsedurtesy for her to show you, and you  pan with a little hot'water. Baka.lt should not decline tho invitation un-  for mo hours in the oven bastfiiK ifr* I*** for very cogent reasons.  !        ��������� .-��������� BanaW Pie..'(  Mix two teaspoonfuls. of,cornstarch  _ -������ ,. ��������� ru������_.m.    a 1 with a.quarter of a'-ciip of"cold water.  Now open for the season,     Richmond Dairy Ice Cream. J ������fcrint; thl8 one haU pini 0f boning  ICE CREAM PARLOR  fresh milk; cream, butter daily, high class candies  and TABLE FRUITS.        A FULL LINE OF. CIGARS, CIG-  .    ARETTES and TOBACCO.  I   Agents for WOMAN'S BAKERY BREAD and CONFECTIONERY.  ^������HHH--H^^^H'-t'''I''I''I''l''llll''l''I''l,l.tl't,ll'  f44^^4-^H^H^^*,**'***^*****  Veal Pate.  Three pounds and a half ofcthe best  part of a leg of veal, fat and lean,  chopped fine; ' three soda biscuits,  pounded fine or the same amount of  fine bread crumbs; t.vo eggs, a ptecaof  butter, the. size of an egg, one tablespoonful of-salt, one of pepper one-  half a nutmeg; grated, and a .slice of  slat pork chopped tin?. Work all together and press Into the shape of a  loaf. Sprinkle tbe top with small  pieces of butter or dripping, sift bread  ��������� The  Knife and Fork at Table.  When the knife Is not in use, where  should it rest, on the table or plate,  and should the'tines of the fork be  pointing up or down when carrying  food to the mouth?   .  The knife should rest upon the  table until It is used, after which, being somewhat soiled, it should He  across the plate at the left, the point  of the blade just below the bevel of  the plate's edge." The tines of a fork  are-turned downward, when the fork  Is held In the- left hand and upward  when used by the right.  Visiting the Mother of One's Fiance.  I am engaged' to be married to a  young man in a, distant State. Our  engagement has not been announced  except to our nearest friends. His  mother has .invited' me to viBit them.  Should I. accept?������������������������������������*  ������������������'Certainly.   It ls the kind and proper  ���������C3EJC!.-fc������i  PHONE 6964  P.O. BOX   15,    HILLCREST  C. E. YOUNG  PLUMBINC, GASFITTING and HOT WATER  HEATING.     Stoves Coveted and General  Repairs,      x.  Estimates Given COR, 21st and WESTMINSTER AVE  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������*������*m*)m*^sm*ai  quentlyv  cold. -  This''can be served.hot or  The  Tone  Talk   With  Mount Pleasant Uvery  '���������   NEW STABLES       " - -        NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARP STREET    ���������    -    PHONE 845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS.  . SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS. .  Night Orders promptly atterolecj to.  water''and boll it hard three minutes,  stirring constantly Then add a quarter  of a pound of sugar, the grated rinds  of two lemons and two scant tablespoonfuls of butter, bringing the mixture again to the boil. Take  from tbe fire, mix in the well-beaten  j yolks of four eggs, the whipped whites  of two and two large bananas, thinly  sliced. Pour all the mixture into pie  plates' which have been lined .with a  thin, light crust Grate some nutmeg  on top and bake in a moderate oven  until the custard 1b set. When the pies  are done beat till very light, ihe two  remaining whites of eggs,,; stir into  4hein twot tablespoons of 'sugar and  bite In top of the pies. Return to tbe  oven and, bake until the meringue Is  a golden brown.  .B^^A^CA??.  1821 MAIN STREET  MEAl.TICKETS $4.75      MEAUS 25c  SHORT ORDERS A SPECIALTY.    Meals at all hours.     Whi':e  Help employed.   Quick Service and Courteous Treatment.  Give us a call H. PETERSON, Prop.  of  ar Man's  ���������(,��������������������������� Women.  .. Please give me a few points about  talking with {women. Some think me  too familiar, others like one to be a  bit easy.  I once read the following rule, which  I think worth quoting to you: "Talk  to every girl with the respect due to  your mother, to every elderly woman  with the comradeship due to a sister,  It'to every married woman with the  'kindly but Platonic interest due to  your best friend's wife. Converse  with the same courtesy with the lowbred woman sb with a high-bred one."  I William R. Webb Harold E. Brockwell!  TELEPHONE 3539  MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR -  529 Broadway W  VANCOUVER 6. C  \ Electrical Chandeliers  J Bells, Fittings, House wiring  I Motor Wiring arid Repair  ; Telephone Systems  ������H>������S"2";������S>^t'^'?>������!t������*l������'*'*������<'****** ****t^**^**********^'>^t*,1t^  Jellied Apples and Cream.  Jeel some large apples, remove the  core, but do not quarter. Boll a pint  of water, with a large cup of sugar; put  in the appies and cook until they are  transparent, but do not let them  break. Arrange these ln a,deep dish;  measure-the syrup," and���������to-the pint  add a heaping dessert spoon of gelatine dissolved In a little cold water.  Strain this, and when cool pour a little at a time over the apples until they  are covered with jelly. When cool  and firm turn out and invert so that  the apples will be on top. Serve with  whipped cream.  Inviting a Man to Call.  How soon after meeting a young  man may a girl invite him to,call?  She should wait for a second meeting before inviting an agreeable man  to call upon her, watching, too, for  some indication of such a desire or of  Interest on his part.  BRANCH:  ![- Cor. Main C& Broadway  I PHONE 1-8404  Love is a gross exaggeration of the  difference between one person and all  the rest. ,  SOW OTV43* TOPI.  time;   I'm   busy .now,"   I  with  sad,   uncertain  dangling   by   his  His   little    plea  go,  "Some   other  said.  And 'saw   him  tread,  His K broken   trinkets   Bide; ���������   "Some    other   time!'  denied.  immatwamamaaMMmimmmmm  PROF. COWAN  EXPERT, TEACHER of Violin, Man-  ��������� dolin, Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00.        No class lessons.  Musicians supplies of every description.  COWAN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STOKE  , .u. #315fflestminst&_Aymmne_ar_^^^  Lawtt  s  f  *?  try  w  *?  V  T  ���������*���������  Lettuce Salad.  Cut the lettuce In four quarters, beginning at the bottom; Remove the  leaves carefully without mashing or  pressing them. Carefully wash each  leaf and put It on a clean, soft napkin;  dry and arrange them loosely In the  salad bowl. Sprinkle over chopped  chopped chives, parsley or onion, as  you please. At serving time have this  brought to the table, also the oil and  vinegar. Dust the salad with salt and  pepper;.- Rub the spoon with garlic,  measure the oil, pour it over the lettuce, mix aud toss with a salad fork  and-spoon until the oil is evenly distributed. Then pour over the vinegar,  toss againY and serve. 7  and  His little lingering figure in the door,  And   t  hen  a  shadow,  and  th  e world  j   once more.  And  strife and conflict and the sea.' of  %    care.  That hid from me my whimpering baby  there!  "Some other time, I'm busy now!"    He  went.  With  child   lips  puckered   and  his  fair  head  bent,  A crystal  teardrop trembling from  his  eye.  And  in   his  throat a sob.  his  breast a  sigh;  The broken engine trailing after him  Into  the  shadows  that  his  grief,  made  dim;  I could not stop, I: thought, so let him  ���������'.-   80,  He'll  soon  forget and soon  put  off  his  ������������������ -. woe!   - ���������,:.���������.-'������������������'-���������������������������"  Some other time��������� oenhwdnanrdwgrrifff  Some other time���������and now he", never  -      comes, ' ��������� ;< ������������������'.".        ��������� -' " .".-.'���������  No    broken; trinkets    and   no    battered  drums, '   -  No unkept promise and no chance to say,  "I'm   busy   now,   run   out   a  while :and  play!" '������������������'���������. :       Y  Some other time, and I im waiting, dear.  For little footsteps that I'll never hear.  And little lips th at never more will be  Jn  childhood  love held  up  like blooms  to me!  W|^WT^Pf^^Wf^sWWs^v^P'Ws^s^^sWIJl^^v^Wi^s^^B^P  Oscar Kidd  AAAs%As%Ass)AsB)BlAAsasB)AMAB% e&a&sl  ffffffffffifffffi 9W ���������Wl  PRACTICAL HOKSESHOEB  Between Sixth and Seventh  Avenue*  Special' attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET'  *#.<M  i  I  ������������������>���������:-:������������������:���������  ���������:���������*���������: v  .:..X"HK~x^~X"X^~x~x~X"X-  o  v*i������  Cor. 16th Ave. & .Haiti St.  here I sit /and  with its eyes  ���������comfort;--''as- -he  1008  PHONE 2853  My.Favorite S_alad.: ,  ; Select a white, crisp head of lettuce;  cut at the base, break it apart and  throw the leaves in cold water for ah  hour.   Cut in very thin slices a carefully boiled beet;. ishave sufficient cabbage to make a pint;  throw it in ice  water.   At serving time: shake and .dry  the lettuce  and the  cabbage.    Put a  layer of lettuce leaves in the bottom  of a salad bowl, put over a portion of  the cabbage, then some beets, a half,  teaspoonful of celery seed;   then another layer of cabbage and garnishing  of beets.   Peel two tomatoes, cut them  ^in halves, press, out theijseeds, and cut  the flesh in cubes of an inch. Put these  around the edge. "Put in the centre of  the bowl the heart of 3th> head of lettuce, and stand it aside until serving  *%$>*^tt&$^'&^i?<&v&&<$?&&&&&&&teQ$&  Some; other   time���������-and  dream    a        "  Of    golden? - childhood  agleam, ���������-���������  Rushing . for   help   and  ������������������.'������������������ came ; -'���������:  To   me   that   day,   with   all   his   heart  ���������������������������"-L-.aflame��������� % * ,  While care-bowed fathers cry, as I cried-  ���������-"     then:'   ���������   -   ��������� ���������-        ,   ,���������  "Don't bother me, I'm busy, come,again! -  And watch them fading in the enfolding  ,   gloom      ������������������       ���������;_'    :>:- ...  Where    faltering   footsteps    lead   them  ..     from  the  room!  Ah!   bring   them   now,   dear   son,   those  ���������     toys of thine, s.���������-���������������������������     ���������' v-~   ��������� .  Unto    these   idle;",trembiing---hands,   of  ��������� mine; .:... , - '     ���������  The" little    barrow,    with    its    broken  wheel.  The shattered  engine  and   the  battered  '   reel,  ,'  The   bursted   spring,   the   top. that   will  "riot run,-' '  The. leaking   sailboat,   and   the   twisted  gun, T     ."-���������-'  I shall find time to mend them as I saicl.j  For all  my need of hurrying now hath  ���������'"'���������. ^Tfled,! .  Some ot,her time���������and now 'tis I. that go  With   head   averted   and   sad   tread  and  slow.  Calling the-little shadow here and there.  Through  empty hallway,  up  the  hollow  stair. '-   ���������    ' ���������  Down     the     long     path     that     follows  through the bloom.  *-  ���������I*.  FOR SALE BY  The Burnham  H  COR.18th and MAIN ST.  Co.  This Paint is the tml'y absolutely Pure Mixed Paint on thei  market. We cari-y a lull line - ALABASTINE, Fresco]  colors, BruslK s, Varnishes, and a full line of other Painters'j  SuppJies.    Wi^GERSYTUBS, W^SBT BOILERS, AGATEf  S^emember the Place  time.   To dress, dust with a teaspoon- ^the^hillsire^ith ^-f^^0^  ful of salt,, a saltspoonful of pepper, J  sprinkle over all four tablespoonfuls of  vears,  Mv idle heart now waits amid the tears!  "���������Bentztown Bard, in Baltimore Sun.  Co.1  Cor. 18ih Avenue and Main Streety  PHONE 6932  *~:.^x..:.4*>x^^ ������k~ms~x^-x~x-xk- JH^wi^Sep^V1"- -  "'."   ���������   ''ii  TORONTO |  [FURNITURE   STORE *  V  3334 Westminster Avenue.        v  ' V  [We are receiving daily *  New Spring Goods    *  JWe a������ie showing some $  nifty lines in Dressers, %  | Buffets, Dining Room ������  Sets. t  A complete line of       ^ ���������������  I Linoleums, Carpet [Squares, etc. .j.  J Drop in and inspect our goods. ���������  |vThis is where you get a square X  deal. v  M. H. COWAN a  ��������� ������������������*  |..:..:..j..x������������:������������x������5~H"X������'i~x~x~x-x-x*  Piano Tuning  I Expert R^epair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  ,     OOLUNOWOOOEAST  feavcyour orders at the Western Call  Week  [ACK BROS. Wrttoi  Open Day and Night  ICE and CHAPEL  120 GRANVILLE ST. Pbone 8282  [AS.   G1LLOTT  \SH   AMD   BOORS  Tttraioff and General Mill Work  '>29 Helville Str.  Phone 2745  >r. Geo. Howell  Veterinary Surgeon  lOffice and Residence  18688     955 Inaivij W  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  [Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St  Say Services���������Public worship at 11  jn. and 7:00 p.m.   Sunday 8chool and  |Me Class at 2:30 p.m.  itev. J. W. Woodside. K.A., Pastor  |l70 NlntlT Ave. w:  Tele. B8������4t.  WESTMIN8TBR GHUROS  Welton and 26th.   One block east  of Westminster Ave.  Ilcee���������Sunday,  11:00 s-m.  and 7:10  p.m.    Sunday School. 2:30.  lev. J. H. Cameron, B.A.. Pastor  Residence, Cor. Qeubec and 21������t   PLEASANT BAPTI8T CHURCH  Jor^lOth Ave. and Quebec St  S. Everton. B.A., Pastor  250 13th Ave. E.  chin*  Services���������11   a.m.    and   7:80  i.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  2ENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  hces-r-Preaching at lla-"1. ������n*2.:?������  K       Sunday   School - at   2.30. p.m.  Iv. P. Clifton Parker. M.A., Pastor .  llth Ave. W;  HHTWOD8BT  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario������������������' _  ces���������Preaching at  11  a.m. .and  ������  0  p.m.    Sunday  School  and  Bible  is at 2:30 p.m.  W. Lashley Hall. B.A.B.D.. Pastor  ������nage, 123 Eleventh Ave. W-mipju  ������na������erW3-llth-Av&-W.^Tele^3624.  lensong at 7:30 p.m.' each Sunday.  ajro&xcAJF ��������� "  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH   _  |r. ������th Ave. end Prince Edward Si.  xes���������Morning Prayer at 11 ajn.  Sunday I chool and Bible Class at 2:80 p. m.  Evening Prayer at 7-JO p. m.        ���������;��������� ������������������ ....   ..  loly Communion eveiy. Sunday ������t 8 e. m.  ���������nd 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11-00 a. m-  Rev. Qi H. Wilson, Rectory _  Sry. Cor.  8th Ave. and Prince Edward St.    Tele. L3543.  fcATTS* SAT ������AXjrrt  tOANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  X870 10th Avenue. East  fees���������Every   Sunday   evening   at   8  lock.    Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  i. Mcmullen, elder  IBVSVDXMT   OI������������   OJf   OP������-  IT.   PLEASANT   LODGE  XO.   19  late   every   Tuesday   at "8   p.m.   In  IF.   Hall.   Westminster   Ave..   Mt  larit.    Sojournins brethren cordially  W to attend.  I\fntliew<   V   G  |f.-.McKenzie' v- G- 452 10th avenue  Sewell,  Rec.  Secy.,  4S1   Ttli  avenue  in IVi'e. Odclfellov-  .Visiting bi-etln  MfSSZlT OKOT.'S, FOIUBSTEM  KOURT VAXCOi;v-i::r :<..j-. ;S2S>  tts   2nd  ami   -ii :���������   Mu.muiys   *f  each  at 8 p.m.  easant.  (Hankins, Chief Ranger.-k  ���������wre.!a:i,. ...- ������������������������������������ ������������������-��������� ������������������'.' ,  *-':'���������  Jty. "'���������  ���������PengeUy, Fin.  Hall,  .���������ays  a;  ���������ir.cess  J-v. E.  &OYAI. OT.  .PLEAS-A>TT  fts   the  l.si :������������������  nonth at S'p.c  fsiting bret'i'  Jirmingharo,  Howes,  TREE  I,.  KO  cite ������v.  .471  j.me.  Ave.  393- 10th   Ave.  shade and or.  omental  'how.  by  one who kno1^?  '���������'SMI'T'li  Seventh ave. East  THE WESTERN CALL  -.     ~    A, ^  ���������  vinj  THE JUNGLE  WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THE UNTRUTHS WHICH LIE HERE.  CREAM.  Large Can of Cream; regular  2 for 25c; 3 Cans 25c  This ls a good, rich cream.  Every  can guaranteed.  TRUIT.  Extra Choice Table Apples, 4    -'  , lbs 25c  Good Cooking Apples, 6 lbs.... .25c  Apples, per box .'    $1.50, $1.75, $2.00, ������2.50  Oranges, extra large navel, 2  dozen for > 35c  Extra Choice, per dosen 25c  New Dates, 3 lbs 25c  New Prunes, 3 lbs 25c  CANNED FRUIT.  Pineapples, 3 cans  25c  Peaches,  large  cans;   regular  35c. slse , 20e  Pears, large cans .7...25o  Apricots, large cans '. .25e  HAMS.  Extra choice Sugar Cured  Hams, in whole arid halts, per  lb.  ������������o  Picnic Hams, per lb   1te  Bacon, sweet and streaky, per  lb t5o  Back Bacon, per lb 23c  EQ08.  New-aid EgUrs, per dosen lie  Finest Selected, per dosen SOe  Good EreBh Eggs, per dosen....25c  LARD.  3-lb. Palls l������rd *5������  51b. Palls Lard 75c  Mb. Pkt. Swift'B Pure lard 20c  PICKLE8 AND SAUCE*.  Blue Label Catsup, per bottle...25c  E. D. Smith's Catsup, per bottle.25c  Rowatt's Pickles, 2 bottles 25c  Victoria   Cross    Pickles,    i>er  ; bottle ;...'.��������� _.'.'��������� ....������������������.������������������;���������'��������� ��������� .25c  ���������'' 'bur*.:.' '���������>������������������'."���������  Robin Hood Flour, per'sar?k...$1.80  Five Roses Flour, pet; ssck.. .$1.75  Royal Household, per sack... .$1i75  Our Best Flour, per sack.,.....$i<60'  BREAKFAST TPOD8.  "I am so unfortunate," she said, impressively and confidently, "as to possess the gift of divining, exactly what  everyone thinks of me/'  - He (absently-mindedly):' "That is  unfortunate,  indeed."  * *" *  "Your husband is laboring under a  misapprehension, madam," , said   the  canvasser calling for a vote.  "There a^ain you are wrong," she  replied. "He has never done a stroke  of work in his life."  # ������   ������  Miss Tiptop: "Did you enjoy yourself at the opera last evening?"  lMis8 Westend: "Oh, tremendously!  Mr. Blathers Liy is the most delighttul  talker I ever attended a musical performance with."  * *   *  Village Constable (to villager, -who  has been knocked down by passing  motor-cyclist): "You didn't see tne  number, but could you swear to the  man?" Villager: "I did, but I don't  think he heard me."  ��������� ������������������ ���������  Mrs. Robinson:    "And were you up  the Rhine?"  Mrs. deJones (Just returned fronua  continental trip): "I Bhould think so;  right up to the very top. "What a  splendid view there is from the sum*  mit" '  ��������� *   ��������� /  As the pleasant-faced woman passed  the corner Harris touched his hat to  her and remarked to his companion:  "Ah.^my boy, I owe'a, great deal to  that woman." ~      " ���������   ,  "Your mother?" was the Query.  "No. my landlady."  * ���������   *  Candidate: "You havenot any doubt  as to my character, have you?"  Voter:   "Oh, no, of course not" "  Candidate: "Then, why don't you.  vote for me?"  Voter: "Because I have no doubt  as to your character."  ?       ���������' ���������   ���������  "But have you had any previous ex*  perlence in the law?" asked the up-to-  date solicitor of the applicant "for a  clerkship. , '  r  "Oh, yes, sir,"  was, the confident  response.   "I got six months tor embezzlement less than a year ago"  *��������� *   ���������  Mother-in-law (returning from the  theatre with her daughter, to her son-  in-law): "Oh, dear, the piece was so  amusing. I'm half-dead with laughter."  Son-in-law:   "Don't you think you'd  better see it again to-morrow?"  *   ���������   ���������  Have fyou seen our suLscription  agent   He is a fine fellow.  Mr. Softee: "This is my ljhotogiaph  with my tow French poodles. You  recognize me?" Miss Cance: I think  so. You are the onewith the hat on,  are you not?"     '  ��������� *   *  Father:    "You say the young man  is a commercial traveller.     But what  do^s he travel in?"  1 Daughter:   "A train, father; and^he  always travels first class���������always."  * * *:>?:'���������  Weeks: "I understand your^ baby  has been very ill.   Ib the worst over?"  Meeks: "I am afraid not. His health  is all right; but we haven't named him  yet."  ��������� ���������   ���������  "Dhat on earth do'you think about  while you're fishing?"  "Wal, when the fishin's good I don't  git time to think, an*'when It's bad,  thinkin' don't help it any."  .   *   ���������  His Aunt: "Willie, won't you be  glad when your baby brother begins  to grow up?"  Willie: "Yes, It'll be a pleasure to  see somebody else In the house get a  hiding!"   ['    ,-  ��������� ���������   ��������� ���������  Guide:   "This Is the famous place of  thetwenty-four echoes, and last year  a gentleman who heard them suddenly went mad."  ' Tourist:   "How- did that happen?"  Guide: ' "His mother-in-law called  out to him, and when he heard twenty-  four mothers-in-law at the same time  it was too'much for him." <  Husband: "After all, civilisation has  its drawbacks. People In the savage  state seldom get 111."   ^ , ?ii  Wife (sweetly):  " I wonder It that's  the reason why you're so healthy."  ���������o  I  :  ���������   ��������� <���������   -   ^  .:..X**I**H~H^^*>H-*?^--l*^-^^~M*-IMI-*I-*H**>  A  ���������S*  Here's  Something  $  iv -'":'V'  I  /    Jt-     r  x7  " i            '    "  t   '**  ���������/   7,1  ���������:*  A  ���������j  ���������>  *  "'.  *V  - -   u t-  ������  "What be you fishin1 for, mls-  '"Oh���������er���������Just for re-  Carnation Wheat Flakes, large  size, per pkt...................35c  Malta Vita, 2 pkts  .25c  Post Toasties, per r^t��������� ������������������,*������������������;��������� ������������������'���������P6  Puffed Wheat, 2 pkts..."......... ..25c  Puffed Rice, 2 pkts.:...........25c  Corn Flakes, per pkt...........25c  Cream of Wheat, per pkt.......20c  . 'TEA,  ;'  If you want that tea patuty of  yours to be a success, then be sure  you include in your next order a  1-lb. packet of Young & Thompson's  famous Old Country Blend.  This  is  realy  a  choice  tea.  We save you  thing you buy.  money on  every-  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  Cor. 26th" Main  Bore  ter?"  Fisherman:  creation."  Rustic: "Well you won't catch any.  There be only minnows and eels there.  ��������� ���������   ���������  ' Maser:   "How dare you whistle like  that In the oflice, Smith?"  Clerk: : "Well, air, I thought you'd  like to know I was bearing up cheerful In spite of my miserable salary."  ��������� ���������   ���������  Overheard In a drawing-room���������Why,  surely Mrs. Blank had grey hair last  year, and now It Is black?"  "Ob, yes; but you forget she has lost  her husband since then."  *      *      ���������  ���������Arry: "I say. Bill, why do them  noospaper blokes call fire the devow-  rin' helement?"  Bill: "Blowed if I know, 'Arry, unless  it's cos It heats heverythink it comes  :near.'Y'' y,7 ';-';���������..Y  : "pe I have to exchange wedding-presents In the department they were purchased in?"  Y*Not/at all!''  "Tank you!, I want to.  exchange a china vase tor a frying-  pan."  ���������"���������'". .��������� '.'���������.'-���������"'���������''-k'>���������">���������: . '���������' * :*.-- .������;.������������������;  . ���������  .    ���������' 7     .       "���������' 7-A j ..���������,.���������  ^Mofter^(to?TJommy^goingHnto^theJ  house with dirty shoes): "Tommy,  what did I buy that new doormat for?"  Tommy:' " You bought it off a man  for nlnepence because .he had sneaked  It.":     ^k:; -������������������:  Y,"--.7" :  ''���������:".*> 7*7 ���������'.���������'"-���������'���������  "You had better; ask for manners  than money;'! -said an over-dressed  young man to a beggar who aBked for  'alms. ' ^  "I asked for what I thought you had  most of," was the cutting reply. -  Your Own Terms! jj  5 room House on .corner,  One block from Main St.  1Q0 ft. on 12th Ave., all cleared, ! i  graded and fenced.  Price $5250  Reasonable Tertns.  1-2 acre near Eraser Avenue, ';;  beautiful position.  Price $1775  1-3 cash; bal. 6,12,18 months.  " .v  \   a o  *     *      *  'The other day a gentleman called to  sympathize with the widow ot a val-;  ued friend, and he remarked: "Is  there something of your husband's I  could have as a memento of him?"  The  tearful   widow   sobbingly   replied :   "Oh, sir, take me!" .      ;  Y * .-        ���������" ���������* ��������� *   *. k       ' :~ k, .  That was a neat compliment paid'  by a French Ambassador in London to  a Peeress who bad been talking to  him tor an hour^TThe lady said: "jYoii  "mustT thinker am ^wy~fohd"o  sound of my own voice." .  Y The Frenchman replied: "I knew  you liked music."  Master (to coachman): "John, Just  go down to the well and draw some  water for Bridget"    7  John: "I was engaged to drive the  horses, and not to draw water, sir."  Master: "Oh, well, just get the  horse's and carriage and take Bridget  to the well, then."  ���������   ���������   ��������� j   Young Wife:    "Oh, Edward, you do  Cheap Jack: "You must not be believe that I am always thinking of  surprised, ladies> and t> -ntlemen,':tbat".eciomy, don't you?"  my medicine Is not recommended by i Young Husband: "Mabel, your shill-  the medical profession, for If the whole! ing tologram this afternoon, telling  world took it the doctors; would have me where to go to save sevenpence on  no, work to do." ja  carpet-broom,   varus me  that  you  Opposition Cheap Jack at other cor-;are thinking of It too much."  ner:   "I guess not; but the undertak  ers would be working overtime."  ��������� '.   *��������� "���������  "I suppose ye can hear my daughter  Ellen right  across   the   road   nowa-  A   rather  pompous-looking   deacon days?" said ��������� Finnerty to his neighbor.  was endeavoring to impress upon the j    "She do be takln' singin' lessons, ye  young minds of a class pf boys the im- know."  e Co  I     BRANCH  ofp.ce": 164 Broadway, East  PKtme 2$U  ^���������.}li^4ntriHi-|i>ti<"|"|"l"l"l"l"l'������'l"K"l"l"l"I"l'    ������t������|"liiii'|nl"l"li'l"l"l"|"|"|"|i'l"l"l"|'-l"l"l"l"l"l'j'  portance of living a  Christian  life.  "Why do people call me a Christian,  "Then, judgin' be  the   screams   I  hear," said Feeney, "she's bein' forced  children?" the worthy dignitary asked,ito take them against her will."  standing very erect and smiling down  upon them.  A moment's pause, then a shrill little  voice was  heard  to say:  they don't know you."  Brown:    "Oh, I say,   old   chappie,  When are you going  to   return  that  Because 'fiver' I lent you lata week?"  Smith:    "Why, of course, I do owe  you a fiver."    (Feels" ln bis pocket,  "You must find that impediment in.j pulls out a small bottle of ink, and  your  ������Ti������ftrh   rath������r  inconvenient at!hands it to Brown):    "Here you are,  PHONE 7032  times, .-Mr. Barnes."  v "Oh, n-no; everyb-bpdy has his little  peculiarity.    Stammering is  m-mine;  what is y-yours?"  "Well, really, Mr. Barnes, I am not  aware that I have'any."  "D-do you stir y-your tea with your  right hand?"  "Why, yes, of course."  "W-well, that ir y-rour p-pecullarlty;  most p-people u-use a t-teaspoon."  old pal, that'll make us write."  Friend: "How delighted you must  be that your husband recovered so  wonderfully, dear!"  Young Matron: "Yes ��������� yes, of  course; but���������er���������"  Friend:    "What, dear?"  Young Matron: "You can't think  whst wonderful bargains they've got  in.crape at Snippet and Two-three's."  ���������  *  t  %  1  X  44 ft Lot on  Main St.  Between 10th and llth  7 o o o  T  ?  T  ��������� v  '���������������  *  *  ���������>  ?  i  t  t  APPLY  iv  The Terminal City Press, L  I  f  X  f  4^>^-H-H-H"������M-W^H^H-4~H-H-^W-i- -1-W-HHI-H-M4^^4^^-H**-I--:-H**J-  warn msZtja* J ���������^j- ^ 1*1-' i *"  y������3fii������u ttArar^^ *.  rtK.l*-..fi*--.IV^t���������r     -iWOfTW-C*  '   1-tV������_J���������k*0 ,MsUL-3>,l������  8  THE WESTERN CALL  I  ���������  is  I *  I  hi  Y  I We Stand First  1 For Quality  |   This is what you want when a PRESCRIPTION is  *$ ��������� lo be filled.  J In filling and dispensing a prescription  v   + this stands first of all for the patient's    '";.;  t recovery and the physician's success^ , '  I     Your Prescription  I at this store receives the very best that  $ money can buy.   Our prices are reason-5-  % able.  MOUNT PLEASANT PHARMACY  THE OBLIGING DRUG STORE      F. A. WlLSON, Prop.   |  21*19 Main Street \  Sub P. 0. 8 Two Phones:   790 and 7721 |  Local and  Otherw  Miss -Florence- M. Delamater���������Lessons in China and Water ColorjPalnt-  lng, China Decorated to order/ "The  Algonquin" Apartments, Suite, 3, Vancouver, B.C.  /  Twelve hundred . dollars i in fines  waa collected from Cobalt blind pig  operators on March 28.'    ,    ,  Mrs. C. E. Stewart will be at Atome  th^* second Friday, 3534 Ontariojlttwet  McBride & Co., the popular South  Vancouver hardware firm, have found  it .necessary to add a five-ton truck  and {earn to their business.  ^.^mj^^^j^^mJmx-mh-hk^-x**:**!-'^^ ���������������������������������������������������������������^**x*<**x**:*^k*;w*������k~h~w^  MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS  A complete showing of, Trimmed and Ready-to-Wear Hats.  Children's Headwear a Specialty.  cTWISS  2636 MAIN STREET  CURLE  VANCOUVER, B. C.  ,^,l'*l'4'*I**l*,5*^**t>*S**l^>4*^.'*^^**i**W*,iMI**i**{*>S>-I- ���������J^^*->J*������J^*^*5*-*������**i~������*^*,i**5M5*^~S*^���������5*^*^-i5���������^M5,*4~$**5~3���������  Miss Mabel Mahon, of Nelson, is visiting the Misses Clarkson, Ninth avenue. '  Miss Lucy Jones, a university woman, and one of tbe leaders of Union-  town (PennsylvRH'f������) "n������iety, has been  appointed a deputy sheriff to do her  part in looking after the outlaws of  the Fayette county fastnesses, although her particular duty will be  Uniontown.  SOCIAL  TIME   AT   KNOX.  When you think of furniture, think  of the Mount Pleasant Furniture Co.,  2245 Main street, corner Seventh ave-  nuei ,  ��������� , k "' '���������  During the year just closed the  gross earnings of the Canadian Pacific  railroad were 9101,000,000.  r"rjr*y~  For the first 11 months of the" current fiscal year Canada's total trade  was.$687,377,488, an increase of $76,-  799,509 over the corresponding period  <$f last year. , _-,  ��������� JJThen you think of furniture, think  of'jthe Mount Pleasant Furniture Co.,  2246 Main street,.corner. Seventh ave-  C$dar Cottage Presbyterian Church,  ^ndaj/^nril ,9th���������Rev. J. C. Madlll.  pajtor. JsSWicesY U>a. m.,' subject,  \e Carpenter"; 7:30 p. m.' subject,  e Making of the Christian Work-  Sunday   school   and- organized  Bl$le class at 2:30 p. m.  - .    / ���������  >���������.-   .-.'  The Rev. Mr. 1 ������tta, of Mountain  View Methodist church', will' preach  next .Sunday morning-,) MaVcfa 9th, at  Grace Methodist church/ \.\ * Y-,  The gentlemen of Knox church  choir invited the ladies to a social  evening and feast on. Friday last at  the close of the evening practice.  There were two objects in doing this:  One was to consider matters connected with the choir; the other to show  the ladles how to provide things like  mother used to make. Both objects  were accomplished.* Of 'course, the  large hammer laying beside the pie or  cake might have' suggested /sopaethlng  to a-stranger, but the ladles knew it  meant nothing really.' "Let there be  sufficient and to spare," that (was the  motto, and there was. Many happy  speeches were given .afterwards and  congratulations for the efforts on their  behalf were given-by the ladies. For  this evening at least things seemed to  be reversed; the ladies beiwrthe chief  speakers���������most unusual, but the gentlemen had to admit their speeches  were excellent.  - The esteemed leader of. the choir,  Mr. Jamea^Goard, also addressed the  choir generally, calling in his usual  -The marriage took place on Tuesday at the Mount Pleasant'Methodist  parsonage of Miss Florence Munro  and Mr. Arthur, Novell Simons, both  of Dawson. Miss/Eliza Stoughton acted as bridesmaid/ while the groomsman was Mr. A. E. Fremlin. Rev.  W. Lashley Hall performed the ceremony. ��������� ,' "     "       ��������� ��������� <  SEPARATE SCHOOLS  _   (Continued from page 1)  ,/l-\1"A national school system.  , '2.'. The appointment of a minister  of education  , 3.  , Uniform text books.  ,s;4.,Hlfher salaries for teachers.  ; 5.   Technical schools.    %  ,-.6.   The     establishment     of     free  libraries.        ,    .  And' Mr. Langlois wound up his  speech by������ saying, "It is a striking  commentary upon the education of the  people of Quebec that not a single free  library, strictly speaking, exists in the  province."   ' ' '    ,  .So, that when, we carefully examine  Into the conditions existing in' the  province of Quebec, we.find that the  Protestant seperate schools are ln  reality the public-schools of the-province and the only-place where a child  can get a good secular-education. Let  the authorities of the province of Quebec establish a public school system,  and put.lt on the^same-basis as tbat  of Ontario or British Columbia, and  the Protestants of Quebec will not ask  for separate schools.  , The British Nofjh America Act also  provided for.the entry of other provinces or territories into confederation,  and a clause was placed ln the Act  facetious way on Herr Joneski, Herr. to. the., effect that where .a system of  "tfce  "TJu  er$  I  JH*������*t*������W*V" W������I������TIS������>TW*1  Mr., aud .Mrs. Harry Wlllett, of  Broadway, expect to leave % shortly for  an extended visit to tbe old country.  This will be Mr. Willett's first ylalt  home in 11 yearB. They.'.expect to, be  in London to visit tbe coronation, ceremonies. ..    j      .-,,., -  The ' world's first monorail system'  fo^-^e-'transport-of- passengers . and 7' A wireless message was sent a dis  freight will open for traffic in Oer- tance of 2,500 miles by the White Star  W^ ^^j^xmeii'C>^e line wlfl^be Dominion liner Megantic, ������t sea to  l?:*mifes "ht lengthjljid run betweeny; Liverpool, England, via Poldbu, Corn-  Bald Homlpi g, in VM Taunus moun- wall, March 24th, establishing a dis-  ta|h>. iflCf -ankfor|ipi-Ma.in. tance record  Briscoe, Herr Brereton, Herr. Hutchinson; and Herr Lewthwatteskf for replies. This last gentleman,.,,-by his  name looks formidable, and might be a  German from Schleswig-Holst^jor a  Russian from the Balkans.., f^appen  to know, however, tbat he comes from  Lancashire, the ski and the Herr, attached to ^tbese names being simply a  music lover's appreciation; bestowed  on any good singer. This applies to  tbe,other names sIbo. ���������    ' i'V^s  Altogether the. evening ,was,most  pleasantly spent, and with much satisfaction to tbe men especially, 'for' they  made good, according to the ladies'  opinion, which, it Is hoped, will .always  be the case.  A pretty wedding took place at the  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church at 8  o'clock Wednesday evening, when Miss  Mabel Irene Powell, daughter of Mr.  Powell of this city, became the bride of  Mr. Porter Singer, a mining engineer  from the north. A number of friends  and relatives gathered to witness the  ceremony, which was performed by  Rev. W. Lashley Hall. The bride was  given away by her father, and was attended by Miss Lilian Palmer as  bridesmaid. Mr. Reginald S. Charles  supported the groom. After the ceremony the happy young couple left for  Seattle on a honeymoon trip.  HENRY CROSSIN.  The funeral of the late-Henry Cros-  sin will take place on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from his residence, 1111 Seventh Avenue East.. ���������  The tea and concert in St. Paul]  Presbyterian   Church    on   Thursday  March   30th, was a genuine   succesl  throughout and a splendid program!  was given to a well filled church. Vejj  ily the people of this church have th  art of looking after the well-being <|  the people, socially and materially,  was indeed an enjoyable evening, an]  another will be looked forward to wit!  keen appreciation.  The W. C. T. U. will hold a socifl  meeting with its honorary member  in Mount Pleasant Presbyteriaij  Church, on April 13, 1911. All mer  hers and honorary members are ver}]  cordially invited to attend. Captauj  Collier will speak on the work of thd  Children's Detention Home. Music amj  refreshments.  ������*^m������m$h*!m2.^m.!**,**!'*-^*^^������^!-.*������*4^^  ���������X**:-~X^������4^*^X*^^H^^������^*������M������W*4������|  ABSOLUTE CLEANLINESS, PURITY  DAINTINESS and LIBERALITY  -.:> i ^  are the conspicuous features at our  *?" ,h  I    We know how to prepare* glass of Soda that will satisfy.  " .      ..'>;.:*?.        -      . ;  In Fancy Drinks we've all the favorites and some new ones  that can't be found at any other fountain.  Best of all, our Soda, Syrups, and Ice Cream are all kept as  cold as plenty of ice can keep them.,  Drop in and we'll serve Jfou a drink that will make you  want to come often-/  iijfice 1-895 a' democrat  chair. Mr. Champ  will    be    the   new  pitlOCJUfs fo TBI! FRONT-  YY -s *-" -  ' '  ���������J-Ln���������  i^kpecfel" session:* pf- the U. S. Congress is  thfe occasion of a radical change in' the personnel  of'the members, as well as in the leaders of the  House^-Wr thtTfkst tttheJi*-   <onc "' J La  w.rjl oecuppjy   the  npewte&s  Cfarkp'6l������iannexatiqn tMe  speaker. JA    V:Y^7    W~k        _,   .  jJh^DWmocraw^clecrare they Will revise  the  P^yne-Aldrich Tkriff and the President states that  ifOthgy-do'he-will*veto the-Bill^Bp-wc.may expect  so*lne\ lively times to the South.  ,   |'lt Is not likely that the "Reciprocity Agreement' \will get an early consideration, but that it  wjjll be laid over for later consideration.    One  thing is certain, that if the House undertakes to  rqyise the Tariff first, there will be a long session,  he'eausc there is no lack of opposition.    It certainly looks as if Canada would not get a definite  answer from America duriig Ihe tf-esenjksession  of; the Canadian ^ttrJiAnel^t^liid [[this lh||turn  wbuld most likely^l&dMto ife\f>pSeal to������t������e46un-  try on the question by Sir Wilfrid.   There seems ������  to;'be no question of the intention of the Premier  to>' appeal before redistribwion, whichpmeans au  r������p s;-  election before October this year.  We believe that the Government should appeal  to the people on this question, but we also think  that it would be much more equitable and just  to pass the redistribution bill first. Of qpurse, it  , is "politics" not to do this, but it does,not seem  consistent with the claims of the PremierCthat the  West is for Reciprocity.  ���������^The -West-will-almost double-its-representation  upon redistribution, and the West vis solid. >������(so  says Sir W.) for Reciprocity. Therefore, should  not Sir Wilfrid seek to have the support of the  new Western members? There are several interesting points in this, first, if the Government  go to the country before redistribution, it shows  they fear the West; second,' if the West, is solid  for Reciprocity and the Government. refuse them  the rights of full representation, then the Government cannot be sincere in wishing for the success  of pY -rocity: third, if the Government are  sincere in wanting to pass this Reciprocity BUI  and .use the West full representation, then it  cone: si vely shows that the Government does hot  that the West is solid for the Bill and into carry it through   the House   on Party  separate schools existed prior, tb confederation, a prescriptive right would  thereby    be    established-   to . these  schools; and If they were afterward*  abolished a, grievance would be established, and tbe parties affected would  have the' right of appeal to the federal  authorities to htfve tbe grievance remedied. ' It waa this clause.of the Act  which gave tbe dominion government  the opportunity of framing, the Remedial Bill of 1896 in'an effort to reestablish separate schools in Manitoba.  By the National School Bill of, 1890 tbe  Oreenway government did away with  separate schools and -established a national school system for  the   entire  province,, of Manitoba.   To "Fighting  joe" Martin must be given,a great deal  of credit for getting this bill into shape  and  getting  it  through  the  house.  Whatever mistakes ''Joe" may have  made.in his political career, there is  one question upon which he has always, been consistent, and that is/ the  question, of national'schools.   He has  always   been   opposed   to   separate  schools of any kind, and has stood for  th?lpj4ncJPlejrfJ!_eQ^  catlpnal   v affairs.   Immediately   their  schools   were   done'  away   with,  tbe  Roman  CatholicB  of  Manitoba  com-  'T-  HILLCREST PHARMACY  PHONE 4667        MAIN ST., Near 16th  E. R. GORDON, FamiliC Druggist  THE HILLCREST POSTOFFICE  *;-<-4*-M-*H-X.*H^ <..lnlit'>M'.M'.l"|"l������|"t"H"l"t"t"t"i,l"l"t"l^  V*  *  it  ,*a������ ��������������������� ������a*������|' ���������{������*-{������ ������}������������{��������� ���������*}������������'}������*$������������$��������� ������j������-$������������}������-*{������.g������$Mg^������^w}M*^tgM*j.������{. ������*{. .*{������ ���������{������ ���������}������ ������*}��������� ���������(������������}��������� i^i i|i ���������!��������� ������f������ .^. ifi i*|������ ������f������ i*|i ������|i i}vS' *t'' ���������  a  i ������������  ������>  11  tend  lr7v--  1 homes and  th Alabastine.         w    nnd brilliancy  to the walbT^AlabMtine u e*������ilr applied.    Juat um  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;   An  Alabaatine wall can be re-coated without  removing tfte old coat.   Alabastine walls  tiuike a room lighter and more cheerful.  And no wall .U so sanitary as an Alabastine wall.    No disease germ or insect  e������n live or  breed in Alabastine walls.  Come cri arid 7 we will  show  you r"  many beautiful specimens   or Ala-  . ^M^STEWCILS ;Y  These free stencils are worth  from 50c to f 1.00. They enabV you  It t*titm beaulituiy-decode/your|  - _J4;~'!������#*���������.'; iCalMh #.* fe^Wa������6*lar8.T  ALABASTINE  Fora small cost you can  add a considerable value  to ybur house by using  the  celebrated  Alabastine  We have one of the, most  , Complete Hardware  Stores in town  as  ^13;  2337 WESTMINSTER.AVE.,  03  ,Jjet3^s fill yourTwahts  TI5tEl>HONE 447  menced an agitation' for their re-establishment. They carried their case to'  the, courts, until it finally reached the  privy council; and the privy council,  while refusing to give an order for the  re^establishment of- the schools, decided tbat a grievance existed,' and  tbat the Roman Catholics were entitled to the right of appeal to the federal government. They appealed to  Ottawa, and it was then for the dominion.government to decide whether the  circumstances warranted any interference with the educational affairs of the  prairie province. The federal government, counting on the Bolid support  of the Roman Catholic church; introduced the Remedial Bill, which aimed  tp'override, the wishes of: tbe great majority of the people of Manitoba and  re-establish separate schools., .-Then  ensued one of the most memorable debates in the history ,pf the; dominion  parliament. Men .like D'AltpnY McCarthy, Hon.7N.; Clarke. TWaijace, E.  P. Clarke, Dr. T, S.,,Sprpule,: Col- Tyr-  wfiitte, and others ,.bpenly opposed the  course taken by their h party-Tleaders  and stood out nrmly^against,-the coercion, of Btanitoba. The jparliament jvas  'hearing 7its end. by:. effluxion of .time,  andi'those opposed, to;, the ".Remedial  Effll talked the bill out and prevented  it becoming law. The only course left  open to the government was an: appeal to the people, .and by a union of  the Protestant voters,, regardless., of  party, "tlie government was turned out  of power and the Remedial. Bill defeated. The people of the dominion,  when the question was placed before  .them fairly and squarely, declared  against'the-interference of the federal  government in the educational-affairs  of the provinces; ������������������ . ..'���������"���������������������������-.  ��������� Our next article will deal with" the  Autonomy Bills of 1905.       .-���������"..���������" c  (To Be Continued.)  '),  ��������� > I  A small cash payment of $125  will secure for-you a splendid lot,  33 x 122 in a beautiful locality, fast  building up. From this property  there is a magnificent view of the  Fraser river and the Gulf.  Y Lots are very easy to clear, are  high j dry'ah d oh good wide streets  [Lanes^are 20 ft. wide^] -  This is a rare opportunity, don't let;  it������3lipY      Every lojt is worth more than  ���������'tBe/pr-Sce:as^ed.:^'::C!all1- at our office and  we will be; glad to show you over this  splendid property;   Terms over 2 years.  A  2343 Main St; Phone 7192  Close to Eighth Avehus  I t'k  ��������� f'  i  \  ���������      yf&&4?*fa&A?**?yrf&*AA<^PtyAWri  f ��������������������������� ''������������������" ' '.-' ,."'7. .   .,-,' ���������'���������;��������� ���������.'���������������������������'  j Hi I H I I I I I I ii *���������: .........  ..mi....**................


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