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 ^/*i\y L*fe.~.4uifc  i  \  ARE YOU ON OUR LIST?  NO ! WHY ?  Published in the Interests, of Greater Vancouver.  3BSB  VANCOUVER, British,CO^oIibm;   MJH.  17,  1911  VOLUME II  H. H. Stevens, Editor.  to  No. 47:  *,  1  1  A  License Bddrd  Mayor Taylor has~ written at letter, tp the License Board resigning his chairmanship and refusing to act in conjunction with them apy longer.  He gives as his reasons���������"It is a purely political  board." The board is constituted of two members elected by the city at large, the Mayor and  two citizens appointed by the Government. From  this it will be observed that the citizens elect three  out of the five members from, the city Jat large.  The two members appointed by.the Government  are Messrs. Pike and Dr. Patterson, two gentlemen absolutely above reproach.- The only objection the Mayor dare make tp these gentelmen  is that they are guilty of being of a different political stripe than he is. His Worship has repeatedly stated that he has no politics-^we^ assert ������that  Reciprocity  Feeling of Unrest Spreading���������Change in Fiscal  Policy Not Favored.  Now that the nation has had an opportunity to  give careful consideration to the proposed reciprocal agreement, the public expression of opinion  is becoming more and more hostile. The Monetary Times, Canada's leading financial journal,  says: . > ���������  "The proposed agreement is one oi the most  important ever placed before the Dominion House  for discussion. In the national interests of Canada it should not be ratified. The Monetary Times  entertains every respect for the Dominion, Govern-  , ment, particularly1 for its Finance Minister, Mr,  there is no man in a public, position in-y*ncouver ' believe that judgment in  to-day who is aljowing the-.question 6f politiesI to' i best interests" 6f Canada's  interfere with the discharge of-his public duties       ������ . ..^ ���������   ��������� ._  *    ���������      - "       *������������������       ,.-.,.   , .From every quarter, except the extreme Govern-  Council Approves  SUGGESTED BT ALD. STEVENS.  "At last Vancouver authorities are waking up  to the responsibilities of their office and are planning, for the future." This is thew ay in which  a prominent citizen sized up the present situation  regarding the sewerage problem for Greater .Vancouver. , "  ~ The question was brought to a head last Monday when Aid. Stevens presented to the City  Council a concrete proposition which was carried  by^ r vote-of seven to five. Those favoring the  acheme being Aldermen Crowe; Roge*sY King,  Kirkpatriek, Campbell, Williamson and Stevens.  Those opposing being his Worship the Mayor, Aldermen  Enright,  MacPherson,    Cameron  -.and  ^Fielding, and for their judgment.^ But it does not' .'MeMaster.  ,_���������__. ,_ this inatoce is in fh* ^ proposition as presented to the Council by  national, jndunduakfr.." Alderman Stevens is as follows:  more than he has done. He will "riot work with * < ���������'���������m eycJ7 <V"I��������������� exuePt *he ex^me'Govern- , * "Aa.this question affects Point Grey, South  the License Board because the members happen ������ent sup^rters, smiilar remarks are heard. TOere Vancouver, Burnaby and the. eity of Vancouver, I  to be of a different political shade; he is ob- Ita w"������espread feeling of .alarm at the effects teouhl recommend that a joint conference of these  structing aU .efforts to get > a, proper sewerage, ���������"f W**^! I!" have:f**0Xi}A}% pas*.Lft.e ?ouff r^^ together with representatives, of the pro-  system because the Government of the Province ^ Ottawa, ^e^ is another feature which should V*neial government, be called to meet in the council  happen to be of a different political patty1, r ' ' - n,ot "Be .los* fel������ht ������f' ���������������*���������������'the 'faVored matins," n. chamber of this city, to take into consideration the  -��������� Another reason given-far'his action is that the '. cl.aus������I���������|*f titles of Great Britain, W virtue   ioUowtog:    ;.      ,  "Board"is erratic." 'They 'eer*tt&> were under-jf  which  Austria,  Holland,. Denmark,\ Russia;;^ H���������    *       advteftbiUtT of the installation of acom  his leadership. " ,   ' Fra������ce> Ital* Argentine, etc., will enjoy the same    p^^Je%Ink SiXe s%s\TSSS 3 ������������������  Again, he savs: "The action taken by the Pnv������eges as America. This,-will result m; a1 ,\tfce, peninsula between Burrard Inlet and the, Fraser  Board in requesting the inspector to prosecute marked decrease mour revenue, without adequate ^^off,.with, provision for a population of at least  hotel cafes against the advice of the city solicitor,    Provision having been made to meet the deficit      ,**jgl The ^^ q{ ^ ^ ^        ^  whose interpretation of the hotel by-law should        ir*e wnoie proposition seems to, have been ill--gi^eer or specialist to consult with'the committee and  be accepted, is such that I decline." ,    -. considered'and no effort, has .been made to cope    to prepare and draft plans, specifications,and estimates  In the first place, the City Solicitor drew the' with the changes which must necessarily result   ?��������� s/*om|2ete "cJJenK;ti     . ���������,     . M   .',  hy-law, and he now says it is-no,p"*     A"������;"     fpom ktloh  a ^-���������������������^��������� ������!���������".������������'*������  ������?-' ���������������l -  *-> (c)   *" ���������**���������"������* of proceeding with an imme-  in this dispute re,,the "wine cafes,  has placed himself ipvthe position (  tionist toNthe)tefforts'Vfsltne Board to control them.' 7Moneyvia tigntening u.p _ ���������������������������������������������������, .���������,���������������,���������.��������������������� ���������. ������tt ���������������,������  TEnstead fe seekingt9Venforce control of these,  ������g* capital is hesitating^about^investing until, an^t?^^  places, he hag, deliberately blocked; all attempts   ^ne.quejstion,shall^iave fceen decided, especially,ill. ���������, ment assistance towards the carrying out ot the plans;  to'get a sUr^b^c'oitrol.   '  - v      ���������   {     industrials, and the whole business world is on-    'J(������) ..To "organise, .if deemed'advisable, a,sewe   The action of the Mayor in this case, also in   edge awaiting the decision of Ottawa.'     '* ,'M- - 0*5?^^.^  system  reSS^few^yeare '3������jl^W!^W^ T~ * 4&BwhateVer as^rthTrerif^r^W&idl ^Smitti^^  "You can't hoUerf down my rain barrel,     Y   *��������� introduced this measuri nbV/it is because Whet sxT&^T^T* *e ctued for nest Monday,  .You ,ean't climb my apple tree, - Yf- < . fearful scolding administered ntoH^������H'd������ri������g^w', 1 h Inteffcrdto the fforegoh^jpropeaia, i wUh to atate  You can't playin my <ywr,;     >   '^r>    J^nr lust yeWbytfhe Uor^nrest ^rs������e^i.��������� ^ht^*,: ijfet ^JJ^Jp"*^^������ ^^^2&S2TOiSS?6t^ ^  > ^U you won't be^odWW*��������� ^���������--^:ftn^^:ta^-Ane^ ^-^^^^ISSSSaW^  hearty  authorities  it. will lend  PUBXIO FUNPS TQ NMVfl* 0������WM>.. ;   haverinais.ted on rteaining,thei������,affectjonii for th0    UB ^58nc,al 8BS*8t������?ce "W* may.be reanired to  Civic Finances  It is a good time of the year to take into consideration the state of the civic treasury and its  sources of supply. The general revenue was all  appropriated a week or two ago, so the only  source to draw from for the remainder of the  year is the balance of our borrowing power. This,  borrowing power is based upon 20 per cent, of  the average of the last (.two preceding year's assessment. Taking in our very latest assessment,  which has just been revised, we can borrow, $17,-  914,080.79.  Our present debtjs $16,074,171.21, leaving a  balance of $1,839,909.58. This balance must provide for byjlaws now before the Council- fdr'over  $1,900/00, and also for all the city's share in "all  Iocf ' .provements which will be carried out this  yeai' This will likely amount to approximately  $1,000,000.00, or "in other words we now have in  hand public works which will ..demand a million  in excess of our borrowing powers.  We are quite free to admit that it is necessary  to .push forward the work in a growing city, hut  we also maintain-that some'better systenv mlhit  be devised whereby a proper .check will be i;ept;'  sewerage  sys-  and ax  on our exchequer.. We have .before us maw* sftffck < ^k -'>-  of lodal improvements' whichvpassedlhe^Court &������;? ^ >'  Jlevision on July 26; 19JW, nearlyvt^jye>r������ igo^ Y:   '  and not one item out of 92 hasvyet been'done:       V' ~������-'  These items amount to about $300,000.0b.' This is  only one list and there are many more, which goes"  to show that the public works department has not -  been properly handled.   It will take the ^authorities about two years to do the work already provided for.   ���������  There seems to be only one solution to the difil-7    J" ^  culties with which we are faced in a'o.t^siich as -  ours, and that is "Government by Conlinisl^dn:'-'' .'  It will probably take a year~ before] thm-can be  secured, but it certainly should be inaugurated at -  the'earliest possible date. -.\^   "* ri *  "   J  FAKMEES   BANK CASE.  ti ';,**.  -Y1^^  With deejided., emphasis on'i  Why should the city of Vancouver give $500 to   l^\w^ Ieft.AWe *JDOtiUeS+������n SeV1^ ^  the Soman Catholic Church for^������^lfcm&  ;4p thjs,, pro^duig .t������ey do nttt obtrude. their  poses^in connection with their Children? Aid, and   views too, strongly on -ftereat of ;the public j but  .^ ������   ���������    il i   xl  I.*k.\\. j* x riu     v. f������    v ������ ���������       when Canada and~her traditions are onlv used as  not give it to the Methodist Church, Presbyterian - ^.      ������J    ������ ������n/���������alth; it is time to que^  Church, baptist Church ? The answer is simply tio-������he %*hu of f^^J^. dictate the policy  because they asked it Butt^hy the,jPubhc money fo ^^^ Apparent^ they succeeded il giv-  S in Serene" ra?rttgcreeds ffJSZT ** Sir Wilfrid a^orougf? "sire;" and he %&:  ^wMaTwTSSnS ansW ^        rs"v^itb sent,to ".Cousin Taft" at Washington offer-  The time has arrived when we should as' citi- ing t0 meet the VIews of these Amencan farmers  zens agree, that no public funds be given'to any  quasi-religious institution, be it Protestant, Bo-  man Catholic or any other sect. If any body of  citizens are desirous of propagating any special  creed or,belief,'ttiey are quite free to do so, but  out of their own funds.  Tl is year a grant of $500 of public money was  made to the Roman Catholic AichSociety. It was  threatened iliai if the grant was not made, they  in the Nor,' West.  JtECJPBOCTTY CUPPINGS.  "The price of wheat has already fallen from 10  cents to 12 cents per bushel since the reciprocity  bill was,introduced in Congress, and the wholesale  prices~df many- other farm products" affected by  that measure have also fallen. If the bill is  would collect through the courts the charge's for enacted prices will fall still lower, with the result  keeping tl 3 children.   This is rather a high-handed   that the 35,00O,Q00 people living on farms will have  'matter in our estimation, and,.only emphasizes the  need of some cominon basis upon which air our  civic grants should rest.  h  CONFEDERATION AND THE BRITISH  NORTH AMERICA ACT.  That the Provinces could have continued much longer  distinct was .mposible. With separate tariffs, no method  of promoting intercourse between themselves, no means;  of combining to make representations abroad on qeus-  tions jointly affecting them, or to unite in the redemption of '.th e Northwest from savagery, a union of the  Provinces had to come. The pity is, that it should have  been accomplished at the time and with the object it  immediately served. A Constitutional deadlock had  arisen between Quebec and Ontario, caused by the  clashing .of church and state. The remedy, the removal  of all semblance of connection between the two, the  politicians of the day would not face. Both parties  agreed".���������!��������� *���������. ������,r!i?.:rver; new arrangement was made, they,  would leave the institutions peculiar to Quebec alone.  It was acordingly agreed to copy the American system,  to substitute a federal for the existing legislative union.  Ontario and Quebec were to separate, each to be autonomous and self-governing as regards local affairs7 with a  federal house to deal with maters common' to them and  the other provinces that had agred to join. There were  no compunctions as to leaving the English speaking people of Quebec to the rule of the majority. Protests from  the minority against tneir abandonment were treated as  the expressions of bigots, somewhat the same as similar  protests from the Protestant minority in Ireland regarding  Home Rule are treated to-day. - It was represented on  behalf of the Quebec majority iullie same way as Mr.  Redmond is now talking on behalf of the Roman Gather  lie Hierarchy in Ireland/that there was nothing to fear,  that the Protestants would be the objects of their most  considerate care. McGee scouted the idea that the  Protestant minority would be in anyi way injured. He  declared that they would be the pets of the njajority, the  spoiled children of the new Dominion, that, they would  be smothered with kindness. Others, whom such gush  did not blind, thought that the minority could not suffer  with a preponderating Protestant influence; in the Federal  House,, while.there were those who looked on Confederation as a temporary stage, bound to end in a legislative  union. The representatives of the minority gave little  (Continued on page 4)  just so much less >money with which to buy manufactured articles. Will a decrease in the purchasing power of the farmers benefit the factory workers in our towns and cities ? On the contrary, will  it not injure'them by depriving them of a part of  their most valuable market for their products?  " -Will not this mean less goods handled by our railways and sold by our merchants? Any legislation that .diminishes the capacity of the farmer to  buy manufactures hurts all other business inter-;  "���������ests."���������N. J. Bachelder, Of the American National'  Grange."'" ,. 7  Mr. C. W. L. Launspach, of London, England,  says in a letter than." an inevitable result of the  reciprocity agreement is therefore that Canada  must not. in future expect as favorable borrowing  terms in Great Britain as has been the case-these  last few years... The attitude of the English investor will be that, if Canada looks to the United.  States for Her trade, she must'.'also look to the,  United States for her money."  The Harvester Trust says: "Should the reciprocity agreement with Canada be consummated,  additional plants will be constructed preparatory  to increased demand for its machines. There is no  question but that reciprocity with Canada would  greatly enhance its agriciiltural position, and this  fact,, together with harvesting machinery going  into Canada free pf Charge, would result in earnings of the International Harvester Company  showing a pronounced increase."       ���������  LONGER HOURS FOB HOTEL BARS.  While we are decidedly'in. favor of "the. efforts,  of the License, Board Jn their general-policy,'we"  are forced to protest against the effort to extend  the hours during which bars and cafes may., be  ojJen.      7  ��������� '.',., ' ' 7  It is proposed to extend the hours to 12 p.m.  ..Against this, we protest. -There is a universal  tendency to restrict hours during which liquor  may be sold, and it is dangerous precedence 7������'  extend the hours here. We trust that on sol  second thought the Board wil1' not force this  measure.        i ,       ,. _.  ,. "  successfully carry oot the scb������me until sucb' time as  the district affected shall have become able to assume  tbe ������ulLre8ponstbility. This is ot very great importance,  as tbe'nnancial aspect of tbe Bcheme is tbe one wbicb  will present tbe most difficulty.  Tbe significance of this question eannot be overestimated, nor tbe urgency for immediate action. I would  therefore beg to impress on tbe committee the grave  necessity of facilitating tbe solution of this problem as  far as we posBibly can."  tion of tbe same;  Oowing to the bitter opposition of the Mayor  is was agreed to drop, for the present, clauses  X*'P" and "E" and leave them for the joint conference to discuss.  In considering this problem, which is undoubtedly the most significant that has ever been submitted to the city, there are ������ few things which  should be carefully borne in mind���������first, that in  regard to-rapidity and-permanence of expansion���������  "Vancouver holds a unique position among the  cities of the continent; secondly, this growth has  only begun as it were, and is destined to continue  for many years; thirdly, that because of this  rapid expansion the demands on the city's exchequer are very heavy, and consequently it is  advisable to adjust tht financial obligations so  as to jnake an equitable distribution of costs of  improvements, in other wards, when a large and ,  permanent work is to be undertaken-it would be  well to finance it independent of the city's ordinary improvements; fourthly, the question of sewerage is^of paramount importance and must be dealt  with in a most broad-minded mariner, making  provision for all time to come. This means that  the system when inaugurated will be greatly in  excess of the present requirements and hence will  impose" a very heavy burden on the tax-payer at  the commencement.  Some people have the idea that all that is necessary is to say, that "large trunk sewers should  be constructed," and, presto! it comes to pass.  It is this utter lack of appreciation of the stupendous difficulties to be surmounted whieh causes' so  niany citizens������������������ to 'unfa. 'ly.criticise..-the'tardy, pro-,  gress of public works, and is also the reason why  the civic authorities so frequently take a course  which will give immediate results, even though  they are only temporary. It requires both brains  and courage to wait for permanent results in the  face of a clamoring public.  The present, situation in Greater Vancouver  as regards sewerage is critical, in that the course  adopted now will decide what will be the sanitary state of Vancouver in years to come. We  have it in our power to lay the f mndations.upon  wb'sh future generations may build with confidence, or we can follow a make-shif-t iicy which  will mean that in five or ten years from now  the work will have to be done over again at great  expense and inconvenience.  The first step necessary- in carrying out this  scheme.is to make a complete topographical.survey, of .the'whole district and to tabulate the data,  '.then to.make plans and profiles for submission to  an expert sanitary engineer. '  This specialist should be a man of eminent ati-  thority and ability, ar -1 very great care should  be exercised in choosing him . Upon him ��������������� 11 fall  the responsibility of recommending the best system  to adopt, both regarding method of construction  and of disposal.    It-will also be necessary for the  ~    The Monetary Times,'in a very pointed: editorial,  states the case in behalf of the Public ^Farmers'  . Bank- We. cannot do better than'tpreffanfit-the  item refeifecj to: '\   U ,���������- s </$Vi.\& \   , -  k* -'.The ends of justice'archest att^nejAfb> ������p-.  idity in judicial metho<ufe^-51^ijjiGf;^'  farmers Bank case may,be lost,*,the leasons it  should teach fail to be learned, and the men who  should serve jail terms, escape, if the, numerous  cases in connection vith tbe wrecking of the bank  are allowed to be adjourned continually.   There  are well-defined suspicions that* some in high positions are balking justice.   The sudden removal of  Mr. Tra\ re to Kingston penitentiary was'effected  rL a critical juncture.   Perhaps incorrect/conclusions were arrived at by the public in consequence.  Now we are told that the Farmers Bank cases  which were anticipated to have come up before  Judge Winchester at the March sessions will be  traversed to the May assizes and heard by a  superior court judge instead of a senior country  judge in the sessions.   This is unwelcome news.  Delay is dangerous to the cause of fair play.   If  it is intended thus to soothe the public outcry, we  fear a mistake is being made.    The countrv intends to see the Farmers Bank scandal prpbed to  the bottt-in. i. ^d those responsible made'to suffer  the-proper penalties?'' '  \ ',  f  districts affected to agree upon some definite  system for control. Aid. MacPherson suggested  that we go n further than agreeing upon the general plans on paper, then each municipality carry  out its system to that plan as they found it neces-'  sary to construct. This was also favored by the  Mayor. Tf -e is a vital weakness in this suggestion wh would result in the complete failure of the scheme, for instance, we will presume  that the plans showed a trunk sewer running  through that part of South Vancouver known as  Cedar Cottage and the council of 'that Municipality decided to construct that part but that the city  authorities were not ready; or neglected, or delayed the construct; i of that portion running  through the city, immediately we would have a  row on our hands, with the usual bickerings, procrastinations and disputes as to "rights, etc. Agairi\'  presuming that the final outlet were in Point-Grey'  and the city completed; the main trunk to itsY  western.boundary, and Point Grey, not being able  to use the sewer and not able to fin?.nee it, had not  or would not complete the. system to its outlet  we again see that, the.difficulty and possible controversy which" would result. We, therefore, believe  that it is essential to the success of the''scheme  that there be a definite arrangement for carrying  out-its'construction in such a-way^as to meet-the  requirements most expeditiously. As we pointed  out previously this will entail great expense long  before the whole'system-will be used to .'.anything  like its'full capacity, and consequently it will be  necessary to have some staple method of financing.  The Provincial Government has offered to assist  In this respect'and-it might be wise to get special  powers granted to float debenture loans on the  system and induce the Government to either advance the money or to guarantee the bonds until  such time as the district is able to bear the whole  burden equitably. Y   . ,Y ���������  Another 'important feature is the fact that  neither ihe..City nor-the.-Municipalities, are now  empowered to enter into any such a joint scheme,  therefore it is imperative that some special powers  be granted. This must be secured from the Provincial Government, consequently we assert that  it is a wise course to make the Government a party  to the scheme so they may be in touch with every  need and detail, and be in a position to expidite  matters in the ways mentioned.       :^ l������ '-'��������� ~"r  THE WESTERN CALL  ������������������"���������'������������������~  ���������anjgnw'^|wi *  (  Ik  m  pf  ti  .*.**  WATCH!  **  WAIT!  aa  aa.  aa  **  **  -WWW'  ���������:">->������:  ^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������t*  SPEGIAL=Hand Roll  t  !  *  *  THE FAMOUS HAIDA BRAND made  fresh every day. The Equal of any  . ,  brand made.  Regular 75c lb.   T0-D4Y 50c a pound  DRUG STORE  i - x  ;..'{��������� }������lng  upon   the'peat,   and   until  we   ha-\ e,.  a   such    intormauon    it    1*.    impossible    to I  "<���������   prophc--y   what,, the   re-ults   of stiieM out- j  ���������I-   b'reak  will  be  nnd  whether  considerable- i  . ���������> '.loss will1 be caused or not before tne pe-t \  ia contiolled bv these lutuial asrencie������!  'I havetconleired wit1'. M   G   C. Pmlie,  the Chief T-ore^try knpiiieer of.^the Province oJ Quebec, and,,v>ith  the Hon    \V.  C   lidwaia-j tuid cthci^ who Have .ntfr-  e u in  tha forest,  at  pie ent attack e-1. I  It has  bean decided  that the aiea over  which tho outbien!   attend, at trc pre -  ent time shall h? delimited and Mr  Piche  ha-, anar-Red f osiuch a. si.r\ey which I  believe  if,  now  in   th"  field     When   tin  -tir\ev "i ���������  co:ftr' '*c* Mr.  Piol'.c and  I -in--  tend tc visit  the wor-U infe-ted  ve"   n .  and  it   U  piopo-cd   to  elucidate  certain  point"-'with ��������� repaid- to   tne   'lfe-hi  to  fiTi   halvf:  at'  the   in-ect,  and   the  \i  it  will enab'e us to determine, so far a- i  possible, to what extent the tre<>-   h ���������>-������������������>  been   injured   by   the .previous   deputations.    It will be po--.-ible,  ai--t>  ���������t'J cover   whether   the   tiee",   wealtenel   ir  ���������*    vitality  by the defoliation by the cate:-  ������������������������   pillars, are being attifked as i- olten ths  ���������J*  case,   by  specie-,   of  bark-bettles   which  ���������fc   complete   the   destruction   of   the   liv ncf  y  tree.  v 1 'The Association may be assured that  ���������J" we are giving thi.s serious matter our , y  y most caiel'ul attention, and we lior" t mt i *  y next vear, when tlie parasitic work is j y  v continued, that those concerned will a--- j������  ���������I" Hist un in obtaining supplies of material | y  v to enab'e 'it to 'T>n' " ��������� ur inve ii>;ai u:i . f������  ���������>  as complete as possible.'  (Canadian Forestry Journal (Oct., 1910.)  .............    . **.*..k  ���������3j?jo.io ^unsa i������[ic ,q P103 -.  ���������p^jUtusiiS Aiifenfr  N  -A V  ���������irH HSriO-N'3 OHO      *  30 sa^jBjtf  ..-. .���������.......*  XTMMia. Jt^.L^x.frj-*i.*xmTVr*nwzMWsinvm wm.  A.'..  *���������:":���������*���������:������������������:  .jmJ.������;..;,.;  X  t  v  *  *  ���������*������  !>���������  ������WI������   MfcJ*  ������Wi* ���������<���������<  ���������:-<5--:-*������>-:������<^:-*^*':������S'<^:������*<^:-*.>*.:^.j^i^i4.  9  is������  EE|)S������ Paper Haiiper, Painter  1 LSml      ar,ii Sncorafer  (LePatourel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Av .& Main St.      Fhone 2236  SEAMEN'8 STRIKE CLOUDS  HORIZON.  Sailormen Forecast Long 8hipping  Year and Record Traffic���������Peer Holds  Walking Championship���������8heriffs Are  Upset���������Chinese Marry White Women���������More Smallpox Scares.  (From our own Correspondent.)  Montreal, March 13.���������It's going to be  a busy rear on the St. Lawrence this  season, say the old salts, with corresponding wealth and boom to the  Dominion Sailing dates are set  earlier for all the ocean-going steamships than ever before and the Depart  ment of Marine and Fisheries is doing  its share by promising-to get the buoys  and lighthouses on the long river chan-  nel In shape to guide the pioneer vessel of 1911 safely from the sea to her  bertt on the waterfront. ,  There is one cloud in th e sky. The  long-rumored seamen's strike spears  to be growing into something real. It  is a .move by the sailors against the International Shipping Federation and affects all men who go down to the sea  in ships the world over. Owners and  'agents of vessels here are watching  keenly for the results of the meeting  of the International Congress of Sea-  Sherbrooke Railway and Power Company, under the new management, has  plans afoot which will rival Adam  Beck and his hydro-electric scheme for  Ontario.  Mixed Marriages.  Archbishop Bruchesi, of Montreal,  has placed the ban on mixed marriages  in his diocese and curiosity has reached bubbling point in society circles as  to how MIsb Alice 'Sbaughnessey, -Sir  Thomas Shaughnessey's oldest daughter, is going to get the knot tied when  she becomes the' wife of Mr. H. W.  Beauclerk. Miss Shaughnessey is a  strong Roman Catholic, and Mr. Beau-  clerk a Protestant. Route's Point, just  across the border line. Is Montreal's  Oretna Green; but it is likely that it  will be necessary to go there, although  there have been many weddings . in  the little boundary town of late' on  account of the ban. There are othw  mixed marriages which are causing  trouble also, but they are not to be  mentioned in the same breath! These  are the union of Chinese men to white  women.' Orientals appear'to have a  strange fascination over some women.  If they cannot get married they go tc  live in Chinatown anyway. The police  aay it is the "dope" .which attracts  them.  Be that aa it may Chinese wed-  men which is being held ln Antwerp.  and which will.decide the stand to be,*"? *"!������ ��������������� ������wquent theae days aad  taken by sailors an.d stokers in dealing  with shipping masters.  Isrl Percy's Una Walk.  No less a person than the Govern"  General himself is said to have taken  tbe other end ot tbe small wager Earl  Percy made that he could walk from  Montreal to Ottawa In three days. Tht  Earl, who Is an attache to the viceregal household, left Montreal early op  a Saturday and arrived at Rldeau.Hall  the following Monday night, thus  covering the one hundred and' ten odd  miles in three days. A Yukon dot;  driver in tbe pink ot condition would  hardly do better. This is not altogether  a record tor the peerage, however.  When the Earl ot Lonsdale was in  Canada flften yeats ago, he walked up  the same route Earl Percy took as  fur es Como. crossed the Ottawa river  to Oka and continued across country  to St. Eustache in one day. After resting at the old eelgnoury of the Globen-  skys over night, be returned to Mon  treal by St. Rose and Terrebonne���������al- i  moit ninety miles In two days.  Hangman Are 8carct.  Is hanging   obsolete?     Sheriff Le  the bride is always a white girl. With  tew excep'.lons the Chinks make good  husbands, but the authorities do- not  approve.  Smallpox la Spreading.  Although the Provincial health authorities say they are.hot in th e leas'  alarmed it it evident, that tbe dread  disease, smallpox, has by no means  been eliminated from the Montreal district by tbe isolation of the three cases  discovered here in as many weeks  There are suspicions of further outbreaks and several suspects are unde:  surveillance. A woman is being carefully watched in Malsonnouve and  three children, haye been placed In?  vacant house in tbe north end wit*<  an heroic, trained nurse. The medica'  authorities are doing their utmost to  keep tbe cases quiet with a view to  nipping any public unrest in the bud-  Montreal has not yet^ forgotten the  trying times of 1885 and 1886,_when  ��������� hundreds lost their lives.  Tar  ^JSSmV'Z***  DOES THE  SMALL PRINT  Trouble you when you are Reading, then it's time to see about  e your  eyes.  OUR SIGHT-TESTING METHODS ARE THOROUGHLY  UP-TO-DATE,  and the Lenses  we give  are Ground to Suit the  -    Spherical Defects of  tee eye .    -  > w t  >���������  Our  Style of  Mountings Consists  of the Very Lat st on  The Market.  GEO. G. BIGGER  OPTICIAN  143 Hastings St., I  JSPECJrVJST inall kinJsof Interior and  Decor-?  ? ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc.  12322 Westminster Ave.  Moderate charges  Estimates given  ^>*������:^><K"!>.:������w������*.j'*<������gK.:^  I  South Vancouver Bakery  MAIN STREET  Cakes, Pastry Bread, Confectionery  Wedding & Birthday Cakes a Specialty  South fwcmwr Bakery, GEORGE HERRIM, trip  11 ii.hiiiiiih 1 111 1  '������ . ������nt ��������� ��������� i.������ ������..  .....  . H i������i III  1  2410  Wostmhtster Rd  (BITER  RUBBER  WORK A SPECIALTY  ������f������������t������ g& mum  ���������CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAifc 3MCKSMITHIN0  .V Horse shoring, jobbing  Wa openttf our Branch Stor������ it the Corntr  Fraftr nnd Miles Aveius 1st of March  i:f?ride *!������.  Cures for Insanity.  A cure for insanity, discovered by  Dr. Geo. Robertson, of the Royal Ed  mieux, of Montreal, certainly thinks | inburg Asylum for the Insane, has been  so. There are three murder cases be- reported and attending physicians at  fore the courts in one stage or another the Verdun aud St. John de Dieu asy-  and Radcliffe, the public executioner, lums here are so much interested that  is dead.    The    Government    has an- an effo:t is being made to send a spe-  *************  CUBONS  GROCERY  3024 WESTMINSTER RD.  Phone 7U51  OUR MOTTO:  Good Goods, Right  Prices, Prompt  Delivery.  nounced that no successor will be appointed and that, hereafter, each  sheriff will be expected to be his own  hangman. This is quite as it should  be and according to law. Bat the  sheriffs don't like it. They Want a  ttlati With somo experience for ������>uch  an Important undertaking. \\r. Lc-  tnlaux has a Standing otT6r of a new  suit of clothes and a nice round w.-tf  of bank bills to any man who' will  come forward and nut a satisfactory  finishing touch upon any one of the  three men now up for trial who may  be convicted.  From Town to Country.  Canada's larger cities have not yet  solved   the   problems   of  transporting  the1 great crowds which daily thron"  fo the business centres in the morning, and disperse towards the outskirts  each night.    Workers have to vork to  (ret to v-ork and work to get back home  again.    Montreal is disgraceful in this  respect, and   ac^novledfes   so.    Her  street railway is absolutely incatfa'b'lfe'of  handling the people  who live in the  suburbs.   But a change is coming. The  ut_\ eluiJuieiiL  of  i.Le   bUuurudu   Irullc:  system, such as they have in the State'  covering mil?s upon Eiiles and conr.ee'  "ns; towji after town, and with it th  development, of miich now inacressjb--',  country is no longer a question for \h<\  future around Montreal.    Flans are i:S  'he   making   to   bring   towns   as   fa;;  away   as   Sherbrooke  in   the  Easterr!  Townships   to   Montreal's   back   door"'  Power    hss been    turiieii    into  Shsr-.  brockets new  ; poWer 'tftmse    and the!  cialfst to Scotland to get further particulars.  The Milk Supply.  "Here is a "pure milk" story recently  told In the newspapers:  A lady who complained to her mi'k-  man of the quality of milk he sold her.  received the following explanation:  "You sec, mum, they don't get  enouph grass feed this time o' year.  Why, them cows o' mine are just as  sorry about it as 1 am. I of������en see ''em  cryin'���������regular cryin' mum���������because  they feel as how their m'ilk don't do  'em credit mum. Don t you believe it  mum?"  "O, yes, Ibeiieve it,' 'responded >\\'b  customer; "but I wish in future you'd  see tnat they don't drop their tears  into tlie can."  Just  One   Question.  A colored woman was on trial before  a magistrate charged with inhuman  treatment of 1her offspring.  Evidence was clear that the woman  had severely beaten the youngster,  aged nine years, who was in court to  exhibit his battered condition.  Before imposing sentence His Honor  '.sked the woman whether she had anything to say.  "Kin I ask Yo' Honah a question.?"  'nquired the prisoner.  "Go ahead," said the judge, and the  courtroom listened.  "Well, then, Yo* Honah, I'd like to  ask yo' whether yo' was ever the par  ient'of a puffekly wuthless cullud chilej  3UILDERS'  HARDWARE  STOCK  IS FULL  A LARGE  SHIPMENT  70F  STEP  LADDERS*  HOUSE  CLEANING  Is At Hand.,  We have the  Utensils  Necessary  for Such Work  I  E  COR, 16th AV77  MAIN ST      Phone 2553  '���������&& .,   <���/*V,r.~
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Commencing at a post planted the
Southwest corner of Lot 2438 G.l; thence
north 80 chains, t.ience west 15 chains
more or less to the east boundary of
pre-emption No. 2172; thence south 80
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t le^s to the point of commencement, containing 120 acies more or less
(Name of Applicant In Full)
January 20th,  1911.
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'jy mutual consent. Mr. Montgomery
���vll! continue the business lni the old
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Mr. Kipp Is opening up business on
���he corner of Fifteenth Avenue and
Humphrey Street, near Westminster
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'AH unfinished work, and any outstanding accounts, is assumed by Mr. Kipp. ���
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office.        '
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A New Thought.
The new girl had been but three
weeks in the employ of an anistic
family, but her time had evidently not
been spent exclusively in studying the
domestic arts. As her mistress was
giving her instructions as to the
dinner she said: "Marie, don't forget
the potatoes." .    '  .' '        ���
"No7 ma'am," was the reply; "will
you have 'em in their jackets or in
the nood?"
Copfederalion and British North American Act
(Continued from page 1) In every^ regard, outside of inter-pro-
opposition.      Party    allegiance    con-,j vincial relations, she was not to be
held accountable. The power of the
bishops soon grew so that the church
was able to completely control the political life of the Province.   One of the
strained part of them to silence:
others were bribed by promises or
office. There were, protests from isolated bodies of electors, but they went
unheeded.     The   one   danger   in   the'judges of the province gave a decision
eyes of many was the educational.
Make our schools secure and we will
go in for Confederation, was the cry
of many. Sir A. T. Gait satisfied
these people by getting a clause-inserted that their schools were to be
continued as they were, and that
should any complaint arise of invasion
of this provision, appeal could 'be
,made to the Federal authorities. In
the proposal of this clause, the Church
of Rome saw her opportunity. If, said
her representatives in th e conference,
we concede this, we must have equal
security for the schools of the minority in Ontario. The schools of the
Quebec minority were Public Schools,
the schools of the' Ontario minority
'were the schpols of a church, there
was no parallel between them; yet
the demand to place them on an equality was successful, and just because
the English-speaking people of Quebec
prayed for protection against the possibility of having their free,' open, riori-
sectarian schools changed into confessional schools, ,the price of that
protection was, that tbe people of Ontario should have fastened upon (hem
for ajl.s time, as far as the British
North America Act could do it/ the
Separate Schools that, had been in the
flpst placejmposed upon them by Quebec votes. They who speak of' the
framera ��� of ttlxe-Confederation Act an
statesmen, may take this as one instance of several,* of how their political idols were ��aade to kiss the Papal
rod.   * >      .-���-,��..
In the discussion of the proposals
for* Confederation^ one true voice was
raised. Col, .Haultain, member ,for
Peterboro, asked whether it was.jusi
to ignore the.aversion of the Protestants teBldlng iii Quebec to Confederal
tion,, because it would place thenx.ai
the mercy of an intolerant hierarchy.
A syllabus had just been issued By
the Pope; -and amongst other, things
which it condemned was the statement, "that1 "emigrants to' Catholic
countries should have fredem of worship." - Col. Haultaih pointed ont that
the Pope 'was the head of 'the controlling influence 'in Quebec, and
therefore * the fears-1 of the minority
we're not unreasonable, 'when called
upon to put ' themselves into the
power of the hierarchy, for to them,
that was what Confederation meant.
The Colonel was jeered by members
who had declined to commit themselves to the suport of Confederation
'Until' the' scheme- had. been submitted
to the Pope and had received his
approval. At the consecration of <&
church at St. Johns, Que., Cartier pre.
ste&ted A ��cppy of the, proposed ^consti-,
tution to Bishop Bourget, who considered it with his confreres, and finally
sent it tq tbe propagandas at Rome,
which returned It with' its'- enctorsation.
A constitution relating to British colonies had to reeeive the Papal stamp
before it went before the legislature!)
of the people affected. The constitution, withheld from the direct vote of
the people of Canada, was sent abroad
for a foreigner to consider.       -    -
Confederation was supported by the
leaders of the two parties in Quebec
and Ontario as a device to leave the
connection between Church and State
as it was, partially releasing. Ontario^
from the hold of the hierarchy while''
strengthening its grip on' Quebec.
Confederation prolonged the life of an
evil, the meddling of the Church of
Rome   with   thie?'"government  of  the
that the priests belonged to a spiritual
order and were therefore above the
law and beyond the jurisdiction of the
courts. There were decisions recogniz.
ing canon law, and buiial was refused
in tbe parish cemetery to the body
of a man because he had been a member of a society which had declared
for the principle of religious toleration.
Public men, made it their boast that
their obedience to the bishops was implicit and unreserved, and In pleading
before the electors, held this up as a
claim for support, rival candidates competing on the hustings in depreciating
each others loyalty to the Church.
The subserviency of the legislature to
the bishops was complete. The care
of lunatics, reformatories, refuges,
were handed over to buns and monks,
and free grants of money and land made
to the organizations of the Church.
They not only thus ceased to be public
institutions, acceptable to all classes,
but passed from the control of the legislature, for by virtue of their vows
and ordination, nuns and monks, progressing to be bf a heavenly class, resent the superintendence . of laymen.
A 'striking instance ot a legislature
calling itself British surrendering its
sovereign and exclusive right to make
laws, was,shown ,in, regard to a bill
'which the Government had brought
down- to amend the Education Act.
The Archbishop of Quebec sent for the
Premier and expressed his indignation
at its being introduced -without consulting him.- The bill was hastily drop,
ped, and the promise made, which is
still observed, that no measure .affecting education should be introduced
without being first submitted tp him
for his approval. The law was so
changed as to place education,-under
'he control of Jthe bishops. The council of public instruction was reconstructed so as to be composed of an
equal number of ecclesiastics and laymen. An ecclesiastic was given the
privilege to'send & substitute to any
meeting'that he could not attend, but
this -privilege was withheld from the
lay members.1 Consequently the-priests
are always in the majority. Thus the
educational system, by one fell swoop,
was given into tbe ��� hands of the
bishops, the legislature divesting itself
of what it defines in the Act es part
of tbe civil service, and handing over
to ecclesiastics the control of tbe expenditure -of>the public money for
schools and colleges. Additional instances  could   be  added  of the  sub-
the Goods.
615-617 15th Ave.
Westminster Rd.
serviency of the legislature, but perhaps the most striking of all was that
of the Mercier   government   in 'l$88."
Bi$hop Bourget invited, the general of
the Jesuits to renew his order in Canada, and in 1842 six Jesuit priests were
sent to Montreal to establish a college.
Whoever chooses to look over a parliamentary guide will see how many
members, both at Ottawa and Quebec,
have   received   their   training   ln   St.
Mary's College, and will realize how
deeply, through the men imbued with
its��� principles-  in  that chosen  seat,
Jesuitism influences our politics, and
shapes the destinies of the Dominion.
These newly-arrived Jesuits and their
successors described to their pupils as
an a<j$ ofcspoilation the confiscation of
the Jesuit Estates by King George at
th^time- of the conquest, and claimed
that" compensation ought to be made.
None of the scores of young men who
passed through their hands and rose
high  in  the political  world dared  to
country; an evji-.which ought to have  propose that the Jesuits  be compen-
been-dealt with,'in 1866, and which,
assuredly,-will-r^et%have to be dealt
with, for it is inconceivable that a tree
people will continue to submit to their
government being subject to the influence of any church; that cardinal,
archbishop, or ablegate has to be consulted when a question comes before
parliament in which the Church : of
Rome claims a voice. The right of
the people to have their affairs managed by a parliament and administered by an executive, free from clerical dictation, is self-apparent7 - In
copying the American plan of union,
the fr'amers of the Act of 1867 did not
base it upon equal rights. An article
forbidding the establishment of any
church in any of the provinces, would
have ensured peace and permanence.
The United States constitution carefully avoided the subject of negro slavery,.and doing so resulted in the greatest civil war that the world has ever
sated for the act of a British administration, until Mercier appeared: Visiting Rome; he made'a proposition to
the general of the Jesuits, and this
offer was afterwards ratified. by the
Pope. On .the .assembling of the legislature,' he introduced; a resolution to
pay out of the public funds the sum of
$460,00, as compensation to the Jesuits
for the estates the Crown had declared
public property over a century before.
The resolution  was adopted and the
New York, March 16.���One-piece
frocks are undoubtedly popular, but
that does'not mean that blouses will be
out' of the running during .the coming
season.' A glance at tbe advance displays in the fashionable shops will dbJ-
pel any erroneous notions in that direction. There have been pretty blouses
in other seasons, but never were they
more charming than at this time. The
most adorable models-may be found la
the big shopsr and their prices vary a
great deal according to 4he materials
and trimmings used.. ��� , ^
Last year a touch Qf color crept into
many of-the blouees^snd this year the
color, note is even more pronounced,
the result being extremely attractive.
Last summer tbe color element crept
into white blouses through tbe medium
of embroidery or, In tbe fine imported
cottons and linens ln which a colore^
design  speared on a  white ground.
These effect* are again shown this season, but something* newer is the little
yoke or hem or inserts of,finest cotton  marquisette or voile lo color, a
French blue and a soft pink being tbe
coloring- most often' repeated;
-'The elaborate'lingerie and.net frocks
which are figuring among the advance
models displayed by the fashionable
shops give one the idea that the next
summer season's styles will ,not ^be
famous for their simplicity, although
occasionally one may find some charming model of demure simplicity.   In
the fine lingerie models open-work embroidery plays an important role, being
used freely with lace and-other hand
embroidery, and-ibne_ often7finds_bold_-
open work designs on 'comparatively
heavy linen, entering mto combination
with the sherest and finest of handkerchief line, French lawn or batiste.
The lower part of the skirt, for example, may be entirely of the heavier
linen, weighted with heavy embroidery,
while the rest of the frock, save for
trimming motifs, may be fairly cobwebby in its fineness. Another idea
frequently developed shows very sheer
lingerie in open work and raised embroidery in open work and raised cm-
brqldery, the latter showing frankly,
also in trimming bands or motifs.
Heavy laces, too, are used for contrast
with the sheer lingerie materials and
like the heavy embroidery will drag a
soft fulled skirt down into the approved straight and" narrow lines.
Irish lace is lavishly used; haying apparently quite regained the popularity
which seemed for a time to be waning.
Whether the new skirt invented by a
famous   French  designer  will  attract
bill founded upon it passed.   To none
of the. guarantees for the rights of; ^e same amount of attention as the
the minority,-'which he got inserted in i "bobble" remains -to be seen. But one
the Act of Confederation, did Sir A. T.! would think the "harem" contained
Gait attach the same weight as that bf j even greater humorous possibilities for
appeal to the Federal Parliament, it jthe funny paragrapher than its prede-
was now to be tested. There was nojeessor. The "harem" resembles the
mistaking' the principle that was in-'garment worn by Turkish ladies. It is
volved. Was it lawful for the Quebec-a" divided, skirt, but so subtly are the
Legislature to tax Protestants for the divided parts merged into the upper
purpose of making a present to the Portions and so gracefully, draped are
Jesuits? An appeal was made to^QtY tnose divisions that the general out-
known. Those who drafted the Act ofjtawa to veto what had been done-at Hues of a flowing skirt are preserved.
Confederation carefully refrained from'Quebec. The appeal was rejected by; The "harem" skirt is designed for in-
touching the supremacy of Rome. AHS8 to 13. The money was paid, and j door and outdoor wear upon all sorts
generation to come will know the con.) the delusions of the Protestants of \"ol occasions,
sequences. The commercial advantages j Quebec about guarantees shattered
of Confederation have been great, so] We will deal further with, this sub
great that they have blinded people to ject in another article,
the fact that it was a cowardly evasion [
of duty, and carries in it the seeds
of future trouble.
; Confederation bestowed on Quebec
substantially what Papineau asked.
She became an independent, self-governing Province, having a legislature
of her own, her own civil service, her
own Cabinet, and her own Governor.
(To Be Continued.)
She���"Why,   Charlie,   you  seem   to
have become quite a man of fashion-
such clothes! such jewelry!
Physic Cruelty.
The Judge���"Can you describe any
specific act of cruetly on the part of
your husband?"
The Complainant���"I should say I
can. Whenever he had anything to
say to me he'd call me up on the tele-
hone and say it, and then disconnect
He���"Yes, you see, my creditors-*!
very anxious that"! should get' mar- j before I had a chance to talk back to
ried."���Simplicissimus. -.-'���,, (himl"
Hi- .uttiM'tijsy.Mi-*  5 drf-Ax *SKwi������������������i TOWa-Mltff������ ������5ar)*ftii-/i* kuM TjiB .'^-*wkkeN nwiaiVirtiM *.������,������-������������������  ^���������/j.  THE WESTERN CALL  B4-  V  ki,y  If Ws Good.   We  ^        H  : k :      'AND  the Prfce is ffl<  :'������������������/':   . ': '���������   AT-...:  TABLE SUPPLY  518 Broad way ���������. E.  You might as well have the  BEST in Eatables.  SPECIAL  For Saturday and Monday  Quaker Tomatoes, 3 lb. tin, per  do*.,    |-      -      -      -      $1.65  Quaker Peas, per dozen     -     $1.85  r  Quaker Corn,; per dozen $1.35  Quaker Golden Wax Beans, doz $l.f 5  These goods were not put up to sell  cheap.    You know the quality.  100 eases only at this price.  * >  Our Hdme-made Pork Sausage and  Head Cheese are the "more-ish"  kind.     ���������  -j.*  ammasssm*amsam*Bm\.    , j 1  Canadian transportation lines, they  ���������ay, run East and West! The Canadian  people have made and are still making  great sacrifices to build them, ln order  to encourage trade between the provinces and with the United' Kingdom.  This immense investment should not  be Jeopardised by a Reciprocity Treaty  which would divert traffic southward,  benefiting United States' transportation lines at the expense of Canadian  railways and steamships. No extended  treaty of trade should be entered Into  with tbe United States unless we are  prepared to abandon the National  Transcontinental with all tbe millions  already spent upon it, and unless we  are ready to relinquish tbe idea ot  deepening tbe Welland Canal, of constructing tbe Georgian Bar Canal, of  building tbe Hudson Bay Railway, and  of erecting terminal elevators adequate  to our needs at Montreal and Vancou-  Of the Balance of Trade.  For the fiscal year ending 31st of  March', 1910, our" purchases from the  United States were ?223,591,809, their  purchases from us $113,150,778. For  the past decade the returns in round  figures show imports from the United  States of $1,600,000,000, exports to the  United States of .$800,000,000. In other  words seven million Canadians  purchased twice as much from the  United States as ninety' million people  in the United States purchased from  Canada.  As the result of some investigations  conducted by The Monetary Times  and subsequently verified and added  to by officers of the Canadian. Manufacturers' Association, it is known that  at the present time at least 200 United  States manufacturing companies are  operating branch factories in Canada,  representing an aggregate investment  of $226,000,000. For this influx of  capital, with all the benefits accruing  to the Dominion therefrom, we must  thank a tariff which made it worth  whlle-for those who hoped to,sell us  goods to come to this side of the line  to manufacture. Had that tariff not  been a protective one, those United  States manufacturers would probably  have enlarged their home factories  to take care of Canadian business  instead of building on this side, in  which case we would now be using  goods made from United States material with United States labor, instead of goods'made from Canadian  material with' Canadian 'labor.  CANADA'S FORESTS.  Much to Be Done in Preserving Them  Per Future Use.  ��������� "Of all tbe civilized nations In tbe  northern' hemisphere, Canada is doing  the least to treat "the publie timber-  lands as a permanent asseti'*  ' This Is tbe conclusion, reached by'  Mr. H. R. MacMillan, one of tbe  Assistant Inspectors of Dominion  Forest Reserves, after a study of the  present status of forestry in Canadad,  particularly in regard to the forest  fire problem. This study is published  by the Forestry Branch of tbe Department of the * Interior as their  Bulletin No. 9 ("Forest Fires in Canada").  During 1909 the loss through forest  fires throughout Canada amounted to  $210,400, and 1909 was by no means a  bad year for fires. Tbe expease of  fire fighting and fire protection  amounted to $380,000.  There can be little doubt tbat tbis  total of fire loss is much too small.  In the first place, the value of tbe  timber destroyed is arbitrarily placed  at $1.00 per thousand feet, board  measure, while  tbe actual value  ot  the trees as they stand in the forest  would average much higher-than this.  No account is taken of. the damage  done to young growth, which, while  not now actually saleable, will in the  course of a few years have considerable value. "An enormous amount of  cordwood," to.quote the words of the  writer, "destroyed, in districts where  it now has a value, and,in.other dis;  tricts where it will soon be needed,  has heither been estimated nor  valued." Many fires have undoubtedly occurred in districts remote from  present settlement, and have destroyed large quantities of timber,  which ultimately would command a  ready market.  . Extracts are given from many  works dealing with exploration in  Canada to show how widespread and  disastrous have been the fires In former years���������even before exploration  was attempted, in many cases. '".  Treating the subject more' generally in the first part of tbe bulletin,  Mr. MacMillan arrives at the conclusion that seven times as much timber  has been destroyed by fire in Canada  as has ever been cut by lumbermen.  This view Is sustained by many lumbermen, some of whose estimates exceed even this.  The treatment of land cut or lumbered over and destined to' remain  permanently in forest, is one; of the  big problems of forestry on this con  tinent. This is also discussed, and  plans are outlined for the cutting of  the timber so as to reduce as much as  possible tbe danger from flre.r'bf all  kinds of land, cut-over timber land,  with chips, tree-tops and othtrL debris  scattered around; presents the greatest danger from 'Ire���������a fact tbat is  emphasised by many fires which occurred' eVen during the past snmmer  ln British Columbia aad Western Ontario/ ���������     "���������  Any who-care to look further into  this subject may obtain copies of the  bulletin mentioned above, free, of  charge, on application to R. H. Campbell, Superintendent of Forestry, Ottawa. 1M0-14B.  THE  DAILY   NEW  YEAR.A  Every day begins a new year. The  date on the calendar does not matter.  The earth starts every morning on its  year-long journey round tbe sun as  truly -as on tbe first day of January,  and each new dawn is therefore a  fresh opportunity to begin right. It is  for us to determine what the year shall  be. Tbe demand upon us Is not tbat  we succeed, but only tbat we try; .and  to try manfully every day and all ,djsy  long is inevitably to attain in the end  a supreme success. < rtt���������,  v^rX-*  We wish to ������all your attention; to our  ������  i  v.-'JAiih,.''t-  We have a Nice Line > of  Ladies' Misses and Childress Hats  ���������8  tt  Y8<������  * l:J.  o  ������  %i  "���������'a.  ' ���������������������  ' ���������������.  II,,  ��������� I, ,   .  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' --        \ Here's one:  Modern Four-Room Bungalow,! one block from car.  Prlov $266Q  Cash $500.   Balance as rent  ****************  CITY  ���������}.r  Here are some particularly choice 7  Four  33  ft.   Lots   near  Ferris and Victoria Rds.  U50  FpP:.    Quarter Cash.    Bal; 6-12-  *v-'^ 18 months.  Also 2 good Building. Lots  on 11th Ave.  *  *  m.  *  ���������g|.:-: Like we're offering to your  af- wife.  'tf  af- 5 room Modern House, ele-  ���������I- gantly finished. '.������������������  af  :*���������.';������������������'���������:���������  *      V  ��������� Cash $600.  Bal arranged.  f..rap������������S*!*j������=ss������TS������y*������^iSFrit-:i-^a THE WESTERN, CALL  ; "t.M  -    *  SOMETHING JUST AS GOOD       1  AS MOTHER USED TO HAKE       1  I-  fa?  m  SULPHUR, CREAM TARTAR andl|MOLASSES g  The best Spring Medicine.       A large bottle for 25c 3  NOTE--We are now carrying a full stock of Cameras and Supplies.   ^  **  ���������fTSfS  Cor. Broadway |  and ^m  Scott Street |  miUiUUiUiUUiUliUmUliUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUUUmiUiUJUiUiUiUUliiUUiUUiiiiK  FISHER'S  DRUG  STORE  Night Bell  PHONE  34 8 9  i  '.iiiinmiiiimttmii't',l**''"'>'";"">""tttMMMMI"<"lll")W'  1    '  NEWS AND VIEWS OF STENOGRAPHERS.  Great men on shorthand: . Cecil  Rhodes, "If I had a son I would see  that he learned shorthand "  The Rt. Hon. C. T. Ritchie, "The  young men who know shorthand ������i!i  case? ' It is a fact that there are a con  siderable number among the -educated  who thankfully confess that they car  accept Christianity only in the form ii  which it is taught by the advanced  theologian. But how exceedingly smil  this number is!    A periodical like the  get the preference." ! "Christliche Welt," the only paper o  Lord Hersctiell. "We should a'l g'-isp its kind, has not been able to secure  the fact that shorthand is of the g-eat- more ihan five thousand subscribers  est utility, not only in public o.Tices although its contributors are the mos-  and   commercial    life,   but   to   every: brilliant in the land of scholars anc'  j thinkers; while periodicals that are ex  Our first economy ponents of the older views are read b'  must lie in the direction of a much tens and even hundreds of thousands  greater employment of shorthand." | There are whole classes of society  It is estimated that the average rate among the educated who are antagor  of public speaking in England is 120 to^stic W liberal tendencies in religion  150 words per minute. In America the Among these are the officers of the  rate of speaking is considered to be army and the navy, practitioners of th  human being."  Lord Rosebery,  slightly faster .than in England.  Several "noiseless typewiiter companies have been floated from time to  time, and one is under way at the  present time in England, but bo far the  practicability of these machines has  not been satisfactorily demonstrated.  One of the best helps toward becoming an. accurate typewriter is to forget  that there is such a thing as an eraser.  o-  OUT  technical arts and of engineering, and  almost to a man the whole world  business.    It is foolish to  close  eyes to these facts.  What is the matter? asks this writer  What is the weakness of liberal and  advanced theological thought? These  are some of the answers:  "One trouble is that modern theology  has entirely grown out of criticism. Its  MAIN  l-'-  the Ladies that we  We cordially invite   your  stock.  *> lit  !.,*    "t  Hats  elled  ::  the limit'of��������� accuracy.  FAILURE OF 'LIBERAL' THEOLOGY  Hats Made-to-Order a specialty  Hillcrest Leading Milliner  Lh"H������M^mH'^*,H������H^^^^^ *'*'* * * rM4W;'|'l">'M"H"l'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Ic,w5trtf';*-*,"^.'sr,"-w-~'i*-^r f '*    ������������������..-.Md fc..������-%-s-w.-������������,  .gv.'jW'rt'j "W-.  ������������������*,   - ���������  -,������c������-r,'t>.>,-,^  If the beginner would stop to consider j weakness is lntellectuallsm; it is r  that it takes twice as long-to erase one negative movement. We can under-  mark as it does to write twenty words, stand the cry of the orthodox, that ad  and would proceed-with a little more vancetf theology is eliminating one  oare, more would be accomplished in-a j thing after the other from our religious  given time than by hurrying beyond thought, and then asks, What is left'  True, we answer, God is left.   But i>  it not the ease that the modern God  Father faith is generally a very -weak  and attenuated faith in a Providence  That.:Liberar theology has made ������n;md nothing more?   And on this sub  almost utter .failure in.Germany is as- Ject too we qUarrd j^,^ ourselves  verted by one ol its leading spokesmen whether a God-Father troubles him  in.a liberal religious organ.   It consist" M,f about litUe th,ngB m]y Qr abou?  too much of mere negation, he,think*   g^t things too, ?uch as the'forgive  and has, no strong fafch -in anything. n������M of Bln8.   fo- do YfiV same thinF  The masses have rejejtfed If, and t^e;with Je8UB.   We wegk pf h,m M Q. ^  educate, have acepted |feronly in small :un|^ue   pensonaiity,    as the " nlghes*  numbers, . Practically ..it, is ������;fMl������������* relation!of the Father. and'the ^ke'  and he demands a reconstruction along.^ alway8  coftjscted _,wjth  a'cettair  new lines, :with new ideals ,and newJBMtttlcal undercurrent "of tnpught;V  methods.    This courageous liberal ls.we do not ^p^ate j,^ in'hia dwp.  Rev. Dr. Rlttelmeyer, of Nuremberg, j eBt ^j and in the great motlT66 of  and he writes in the "Christliche Welt hlB ,lfe   H^ ,B not for modOTn theology  (Tubingen),   Here are the main points wbat ne ls for orthodoxy, the Savior of  ot his-argument: ' [tbe world and the Redeemer of man-'  '��������� Let us ask honestly   what   results kind ������"  modern theology has stained practic-1 Qujte natur<llly mti open confeeslon  ally. AsM������r as the, great masses of of a proilounced liberal attracts more  Worklngmen are concerned, practically than ordinary attention! The liberal  ;; nothing has been gained. Tbey either pftperB> including tbe "Cnristlicbe  . > .do ;not understand It or they distrust it Welt ,^e|ft V9M ,t by wlthout further  Al) the public discussions and poular-1 c^^ent, but the conservatives speait  itatioa of modern critical views have, t ^wiy. RepresenUUve of tbe lat-  not !WM any echo or sympathy among ter te tne ..Evaj,geUBCne Lutheriscbet  the rahluKrt tbe laboring people. Klrchenseitung"   of   Leipzig,   which*  And how about tbe educated classes? fayB.  tt has'long since been tbe boast and. ������The penological ana spiritual s������  bobby of advanced theology tbat it anq!^^,BHtelmeyer's prowem i������,no*  it aloi* irlll satisfy the religious long-1||0 ^^^ flnd Tbe M of ^ ^  Iag8'*f tbe educated man who has ^ liVe on negations. To stir the  brokeif with the. traditional dogma and BOU, there mu8t he positive principles  doctrines of   orthodox   Christianity. laJld epocb-waWng historical facts, such  < CREAM.  Large Can of Cream; regular  2 for 25c; 3 Cans ...;........28c  This is a good, rich cream.  Every  can guaranteed.  FRUIT.  Extra Choice Table Apples; 4  -   lbs 28c  Good Cooking Apples, 6 lbs.' 280  Apples, per box   ......... .$1.80, $1.78, %2J00, $&80  Oranges, extra large navel, 2'  dosen for ���������'. 3Se  Extra Chpjce, per, iloeen.r.... v���������f28c  New Datea, 3 lbs,.,....,.,,.v...^c.  New Prunes, 3 lbs.   j  7 ] CANNED FRUIT. ~  .-PlneappiJMt, 3 cans .vV(VV0..,28e.  Peaches,, large  cans;   regular  35c. else  20e  Pears, large cans  ���������2Se  Aprlco'ts, large cans'. :.28c  -o  i  HAMS.  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Ri^ap  AWweaskis a fairy comparison of our goods  and prices. ,    ��������� Y  United 8tatts Exports of Manufactures.  x An examination of the trade statistics of the United States throws an ir-  teresting side light upon tbat country's  present overtures for reclprocify with  us. For the nine months ended September, 1910, their exports of domestic  merchandise of every kind were $1,193.-  321,512r-of-which -$210,490,966 were  manufactures for further use in manu-  ^ ' facturing, and $401,684,694 were manu-  * ' factures ready for consumption. The  ������jsum of these two, $612,625,660, ac-  <������������;coun+8 for 51 per cent, of all of tbeir  ^'exports put together. But this is not  *t\ crediting the exports of manufactures  ������>iwlth a class known as "foodstuffs,  partly manufactured." which are  valued at $180,159,193 If we regard  this also as legitimately forming pait  of the exports of manufactured goods,  it means that of everything the United  4*' States exported for the nine months  4.lending September last manufactured  {fj'goods amounted to over 66 per cent.  31b.  5.1b.  Mb.  L w      WARD.  Pails Lard       48c  Pails Lard 75e  Pkt,.Swift's Ptve isrs...��������� ,20c  FICKI.ES AND SAUCES.'  Blue Label Catsup, per bottle...25c  E. D. Smith's Catsup, per bottle.25c  Rowatt's Pickles, 2 bottles 25c.  Victoria   Cross   pickles, . per  bottle   28o������.  OUR.  Robin Hood Flour, per sack.  Five Roses Flour, per sack.  Royal Household, per sack-...  Our Best Flour, per sack   BREAKFAST FOODS.  .$1.80-i  , .$1.75 a.  ,.$1.75,.  .$1.60 ���������*  RIBBONS-  SPECIAL SPECIAL  AH Silk Ribbon, 51 inches wide, on sale Monday per yd 20c  AU Silk 31 inches; wide per. yard   I2������c  STAMPED GOODS -- Cushions and Centre Pieces  r^:./')i^.;:X-^MiW- arrivals.   Prices .ranging from 25c to $1.25  Curtain Muslins  and Stenceiled 5crim  Y     36 inch wide        per yard  44  per  20c  Children's Romper$  Prices ranging from   50c,   60c,  CHILDREN'S PINAFlSeS  \%. In Doled Swiss Muslin and Lawn in  i������: Lace and Embroidery trimming  Prices     ranging  75c  ������  from      60c,  up  ������     NEW  LINE OF  French Corsets  THE JUSTOFIT. The correct  styles for the season. Prices $1.50  $2.00 and $3.00  A complete line of  Hosiery  iu Black, Tan. Blue, Pink, Helio  Grey and White at the right price.  Children's Wash Dresses  All made to order, only the best of  Crum's Prints and Anderson's Ginghams used in these garments.   Prices  Want  Still   Wider  Market.  Applying the average for tbe first  nine months of the last three, the  figures for which we e not available  *"���������. when this statement was prepared, it  a-indicates that 'he experts for the year  *U;of manufactures re'.dy for consumn-  4������'use in manufacturire will pass trie  Aj$S00,000,G00 mark. This is,an\������norm-  y|ous amount for which to have-to find  ������fjan outlet, and there can be little doubt  1������ j that underlying the present agitation'  *���������* in the United1 States * r reciprocity  ���������Mwith Cariada.is on ean: ;. desire to  v������. open wider the markets o. mis country  for exploitation by tlieir manur'acture-  ers.      -   '  At the'same time: it enables us (c  catcb a glimpse of iwhat the f -lire  may hold in store for us if we continue to;work out cur own/industrial  destiny along independent lines.  Carnation Wheat Flakes, large  size, per pkt 35c  Malta Vita, 2 pkts 25c  PoBt Toasties, per pkt 10c  Puffed Wheat, 2 pkts 25c  Paired Rice, 2 pkts 25c  Corn Flakes, per pkt 25c  Cre^m of Wheat, _er pkt 20c  TEA.  If you want that tea pas.rty of  ypurs to be a success, then be sure  you include In your next,, bi<lerc a  1-lb. packet of Young & Thompson's  famous Old Country ' Blend.  This is realy a choice tea,  per   ;. ............... Y ;..50c.  We   save  you  thing you buy.  money  on   every-  ���������������>  ca.  grocers   ana  range from 75c to $3.50.  to see these dresses.  Don't fail  D& A Corsets  in,all the latest styles.    Prices ranging from 75c to $3.00  The .Postmistress���������It's   p<;sky  15 Me  use I have foi'j that Mrs. Styler f.  town.-  Silss Redboot���������Why, at one time  & | used to say she was all right.  The Postmistress���������Yes, but then she  used to write all her affairs on prstal  ��������������������� j cards.   Now she writes sealed letters  A |  ������>\an* I can't find out her business  to  Provision Merchants  Cor. 2Glh 5 tt  PHONE 7032  ;fjit������l"i'tt<-ff������t-rll"t-f-t't^jM' **********>**************** ***************$*********+. **************^**^***v**t**tsave F1?-lif.^- .   .1  .4   '-*fc-.   -iVi*.'.-iii'-  Ij   .(-tr-  rV-ft* 'ai-vCX...*,-^ j  i*iV"������IXJ MA-Wi "II -*"f-^3ftt������-  THE WESTERN CALL  if  Ifr  I m  n  j  i-1  17:  Phone 845  {Always in Mt. Pleasant  EXPRESS & BAGGAGE TRANSFER  Stand���������Main and (Broadway  Phone 845  *4V^^W%*Jk^**&^^  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS |  .;-^7Y7';,OaU:on ���������'-���������;'���������..                              7 |  | TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS |  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne %  ��������� %  i KH^MMH^<^H|N^������^HH^<^^wI^������^^*^^���������^���������^���������^l^^i'^l'���������^^���������^?���������*'^������^^<lt>^<  THE.  Acme Plumbing S Heating Co. 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Charlotte Water   Icing.���������Melt    one Jellied Walnuts,  square of unsweetened charlotte over The foundation for this simple  hot water, add four tablespoonfuls of dainty Is orange jelly. Soak a table-  boiling water and stir until smooth, spoonful of granulated gelatine in a  then add a cupful of sifted confection- fourth of a cupful of cold w-'er until  er8' sugar gradually, and beat until"of soft, disolve in one-half cup'il boiling  right consistency to spread.    Flavor water, add three-fourths cupful sugar  For the Home  4..:~H������^H^K^������<������M^^^H^H������H'^������H'  4*^S-K,**������H*$^*'H,*������  Soak  Charlotte Russe.  a tablespoonful of granulated  HOUSEHOLD SUGGESTIONS.       water, dry it with a cloth, loosen about    edges, if necessary, with a sharp point-  Ten   stale   macaroons,   mixed   with ed knife, then invert on a cold serving  stiffly  whipped cream  and  sprinkled dish and carefully lift the mold.   Keep  with pistachio nuts, makes an easily molds of gelatine closely covered, as  improvised dessert.                                 .gelatine  readily    absorbs    impurities  Combs will soon warp and break ifj from the surrounding atmosphere,  washed with water.   Tbey should be  cleaned with a good, stiff, dry toothbrush or nailbrush. ,  A *ew drops of paraffin added to the  shoe blacking will impart a good polish  to damp shoes and also help to preserve the leather.  Few skins can stand glycerine, and  it should never be used without being  diluted. Otherwise the skin will become dry and parched.  A. variety may be secured by baking  potatoes with a slice of bacon inside.  The bacon is put into a hole made by  an apple corer.  A French dainty possible from  canned goods is sliced French goose  liver, served on lettuce, with either  French dressing or mayonnaise.-  When running dates, figs or raisins: ^ in strQng coM coffeC) disso,ve ,n  gelatine in a fourth of a cupful of cold  water, add a fourth of a'cupful of'boiling milk and two-thirds of a" cupful of  sugar; stir until, dissolved, strain and  cool. Beat a cupful >and; ahalf of heavy  cream until solid, add gelatine mixture  by the spoonful, and flavor with vanilla. Line one large mold or six or  eight small ones with sponge cake, lady  fingeis or macaroons, and All with the  cream. Chill on ice. This is one of  the simplest and most delicious of gelatine, dainties. By varying the flavoring, or by adding fruit and nuts, many  delightful dishes are possible.  For Coffee Charlotte soak the gela-  ii  a few/j  through the food chopper add a ������*{boiUng coffeei and proceed as in mak-  dropsof lemon juice to prevent the {j(g charlotte russe.   Turn lnto Bherbet  glasses to chill, and serve heaped with  fruit from clogging the chopper  Wipe off screens with a duster each  morning, and beat with a soft brush.  The beating should be done lightly in  order that the wire be not bulged.  Don't handle the- dough any more  than necessary when making biscuits,  doughnuts or cookies. The more you  handle it the tougher it will become.  THE ART OF  LACE-MAKING.  vanilla.  For Burnt Almond Charlotte nut  three-fourths cupful each of sugar and.;  almonds together ln a smooth pan, stir  c< nstantly over a hot Are until sugar  is melted, then pour into a well-buttered pan. When cold, pound or. grate  fine, and add three-fourths of it to the  charlotte russe mixture. Serve with  whipped cream and sprinkle with the  remaining candy.  For Chocolate Charlotte melt one  ounce unsweetened chocolate over hot  .water, add one-fourth cupful each of  sugar and water, cook until smooth and  add to gelatine mixture while hot, then  proceed as in making charlotte russe.  Garnish with sweetened whipped  cream flavored with vanilla.  ��������� -       ' "  There has never been an art which  in'the delicacy and beauty of its results can excel that of lace-making.  The origin of lace-making is unknown, |  though-there are many legends referring to its invention. Upon the whole,  writes W. L. Puxley in the "Young  Woman," it seems probable that the  idea ot lace first hailed from Greece  or the Ionian Islands, where many arts  flourished long before they, reached  Western Europe. The many stories  of the extreme antiquity of lace are  without foundation, at least' beyond  -the fifteenth century, for it seems improbable that the fabric we. should  now call lace was known before about  the-beginning of the fifteenth century,  when amongst the inventories of tbe >  great Italian families mention of cer-jWith chopped cut-meats  Chocolate Loaf.  . For this simple dish bake a sponge  cake in a loaf, scoop out center, leaving  an inch-rim on bottom and sides, then  brush inside and, out with chocolate  water icing. Fin with chajrtotte'jruese  or chocolate charlotte mixture and  chill. At serving-time, garnish top  with sweetened whipped creajmiBavnr^  ed with vanilla and'sprinkle,'if desired,  SPRING GOODS  SPRING STYLES  For a Stylish, up-to-date  SUIT  see MePherson & Nicol  THE POPULAR PRICED TAILORS  432 Main Streety Opp. City Hall  S. McPherson  Geo/A. Nicol  ���������H~H^^������^^^H^^5^^������H~t^:^^ ^���������������������������X~X������^^*^h^:..^^j^|m^1  tm.  PHONE G������64  P.O. BOX  16,   HILLCREST  C. E. YOUNG  PLUMSINCS 0ASFITTING and HQT WATER  HEATING.- Stoves Connected and General  ;    .: ... ^ ,.  Repairs,  Etc.  .��������� 21st^nd WESTMINSTER AVE  Estimates Given  1 '>:    >--v  ?���������������  -*"*  V  **%*%%%*Wa%m%%i%^%%%%iS%% #V������   .,.,., *%*%*%*\  [William R. Webb Harold t Brockwell*  , TELEPHONC 3539  MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  El^CrRia&i CONTRACTORS.  329 Broadway W  VANCOUVER B. Cl  Electrical Chandeliers  Bells, Fittings, House wiring  Motor Wiring and Repair1  Telephone  Systems  ****^*****************************aa****************i  with vanilla.  Orange Sponge.  Soak a teaspoonful   of   granulated  gelatine in a fourth of a cupful of cold  water until soft, dissolve by standing  in hot water, and strain into a cupful  of  orange  juice  and   pulp;   add   the  juice of one lemon and let cool.   Cook  one cupful of sugar and one-third of a  cupful of water to the thread, and add  gradually to the stiffly-beaten whites  of three eggs.   Beat until smooth, and  add the gelatine mixture by the spoonful when it   commences   to thicken.  Add more sugar, if needed, turn into  a mold and chill.   Garnish with sweet  ened whipped ; cream,    flavored with  vanilla.   ' This  is   a simple,  delicious  dessert.    Any kind of fruit juice  or  mashed fruit may be used in place of  orange, as strawberries, red'raspberries, peaches, varying amount of sugar  according to the acidity of the fruit.  Banana Cream.  Soak a level teaspoonful granulated  gelatine'' in  a  fourth  of a  cupful  of  cold water, disolve in one-fourth cupful boiling milk, add one cupful sugar  and the juice of a lemon.    Stir until  the sugar is dissolved, then strain into  a cupful of mashed banana.   Let stand  until mixture  commences to thicken,  then fold in one cupful of heavy cream  beaten  until   stiff  and   dry   and  the  white of one egg stiffly beaten.   Turn  into a mold lined with lady fingets and  chill.  and the grated rind of -n orange.  When cool add three-foiv Las cupful  orange juice and two frMespoonfuls  lemon juice, then st-'hi through  cheese-cloth. Cover the bottom of a  shallow pan with one-ha!f the mixture.  When firm, arrange hs'ves. of English  walnuts one inch apart over the surface. Add ! remainlra; jelly by the  spoonful to avoid disarrangement of  nuts. Chili. To serve cut in squares  and garnish with sweetened whipped  cream, flavored with vanilla.  tain pieces of lace is made, as in the  case of tbe D'Estes; and all the earliest'  lace known is made in needle-point  and is wrought in designs of Oriental  arabesques, thus seeming to confirm  tbe belief of its Eastern origin. At  first it was made from a drawing done  on parchment, upon ,wnlch thread was  placed, and the main pattern was outlined in this thread fastened to the  parchment,.when the lace was continued by means of buttonholing and  other stitches done entirely. with the  needle, and hence known now- as  "needle-point" lace; while tbe first  known patterns' of pillow lace were  those published at Venice in 1557 in a  small book called "Le Pombe." From  its very beginning the art of lace-  making flourished greatly in the two  centres of pictorial art, i.e., Flanders  and -North-Italy, -and -the marvelous  beauty of the designs and the execution of lace-making which are seen in  the early lace from these two centres  has never been surpassed. Some  church work, as for example the lace  kept in the cathedral of Granada, and  shown as early Spanish, is in reality  Flemish lace, and was probably brought  to Spain from Spanish Flanders. Our  own best native lace, that known as  "Honiton," is a copy of the Brussels  lace, taught by the followers of the  Duke of Alva when;, he came to England, and never, quite lost.in Devonshire; while tradition tells us that the  lace industry in the Midlands was  brought into this country by Queen  Catherine of'Aragon, who interested  herself in teaching the art of lace-  making to the people of the Midlands  when she had been sent to Luton to  await her divorce.  >*���������  One Thing at a Time  "How is the new filing system? Success?" asked the agent of the merr  chant .to whom he had sold a "system  a few days before.  ^Great!'7said the merchant.  "Good!" said the agent, rubbing his  hands. "And how is business?"  "Business?" echoed the merchant.  "Oh, we have stopt business to attend  to the filing system."���������San Francisco  Star.  The Actuality.  A bright reporter on an evening  paper boasts ithat he has tracked a  mystery to its "lair." Some people  would reverse those vowels.���������M. A. P.  THE MILKMAN'S FIB.  Boy���������"VvDhat is a white lie, Pop?"  Father���������"Most of the milk we buy,  my son."  GELATINE   DESSERTS.  Granulated gelatines are preferable  for general use, because they are easily  and accurately-measured. A box of  gelatine contains two ounces, or four  level tablespoonfuls, and -will"jelly  three and a half pints of liquid. Gelatine must always1 be soaked in cold  water until soft, in the proportion of a  fourth of a cupful of water to a tablespoonful of gelatine; then dissolve in  boiling liquid���������water, mill: or custard  ���������or by standing it in a pan of boiling  water, stirring until clear. The. cold  water softens and swells the gelatine  and renders it: readily soluble in the  hot liquid. Strain through "a fine  strainer after it is dissolved. Gelatine  should not be cooked, as much boiling  destroys its solidifying property.  Whenever a cupful is mentioned,1 a  standard measuring cup, holding half  a pint, is meant. Spoon measurements  are always level. ',,  Molds must be rinsed in cold water,  then drained, just before pouring in  jelly. Chill on ice. To remove the  jelly;   dip   the   mold   quickly   in   hot  French Charlotte.  Soak a tablespoonful of graulated  gelatine in one-fourth cupful cold  water, dissolve in one-fourth cupful  boiling milk, add one cupful sugar, stir  until'dissolved, strain.and cool. Whip  a pint of heavy cream until stiff, add  gelatine', mixture by the spoonful, th en  fold in six macaroons crumbled fine,  two tablespoonfuls each of candied  cherries and candied pineapple,' and  one cupful chopped blanched almonds*  toasted in the oven/until, delicately'  browned. "-Flavor^with vanilla. Tutn  into a mold and chill. Serve with  lady.fingers or. angel cake. Simply  made, but very rich.  Marshmallow Pudding.  Soak a tablespoonful of granulated  gelajtine in a fourthHsf, a cupfti^of cold  water, disolve in three-fourths cupful  boiling water, and add one .cupful of  sugar. Stir until dissolved, strain and  cool. Beat whites of four eggs until  stiff, add gelatine mixture by tho  spoonful, one cupful heavy cream whip-  ped until stiff and vanilla to flavor.  Divide mixture Into two parts. Tint  one part pink with red color, which  comes in package of gelatine, and add  one-half cupful cherries cut fine.  Flavor remaining part with orange,  lemon'or bitter' almond extract, and  add one-half cupful candided cherries  cut fine. Flavor remaining part with  orange, lemon or bitter almond extract, and add twelve marshmallpws  cut into dice. Put into a mold having.  pink layer underneath, arid sprinkle  one-half cupful English walnuts cut  into pieces between layers. Chill, un-  mold. and garnish with one cupful of  heavy cream beaten until stiff, sweetened with one-third cupful sugar and  flavored with vanilla, An7 attractive  and delicious dessert.  Chocolate Jelly.  Soak one tablesponful; granulated,  gelatine in one-fourth cupful cold water. Melt a square of unsweetened  chocolate in the top of a double boiler,  add two-thirds cupful of sugar and.two  cupfuls milk. When .hot, add the  soaked gelatine and stir until it is  dissolved. Strain, cool and flavor with  vanilla. Turn into a mold, chill and  serve with plain or whipped cream.  This is an inexpensive and healthful  dessert, of which the little ones are  usually very fond.  To readily change this into the popular Plum Pudding Jelly, add half a  teaspoonful of cinnamon and an eighth  teaspoonful of cloves. Soak one cupful seeded, raisins, one-half, cupful currants and one-fourth cupful sliced citron in hot water to cover for ten minutes, drain and add to gelatine mixture  when it commences to harden. Turn  Into one large or several small molds.  Serve with whipped cream.  BRANCH:  PHONE U404  ^������mmmmmmmmm*%imam9mmam  PROF, COWAN  EXPERT TEACHElUf Violin,JKan-  ,,dolm, Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  * Zither. Twenty Private lessons  S.OO.        NoJ class lessons   usicians; supplies of every description.  l tSipwesttntnster Avenp*} rmr Zthj,  PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame I  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET^  Oscar Kidd  Between Sixth and toventh  Avenue*  O  1008  -:..x������H-w-H~x*,:-H"t":"X-:-X":-:":������:' .������������������k������j~^x**h^h������>^������h^:^x������h~jJ  f  I  ?-  A  r  S  > ���������      y  FOR SALE BY  The Burrihatn  Hardware Co*]  CO R.I 8th and MAIN ST.  This Paint is the only absolutely Pure Mixed Paint on th^  market. We carry a tull line ��������� ALABASTINE, Frescc  colors, Brushes, Varnishes, and a full line of other Painter _  Supplies. WRINGERS, TUBS, W\SH BOILERS, AGAT1  Ware.     .  Remember the Place   Y  t  Co.  A  Cor. 18th Avenue and Main Strei  PHONE 6932  *X^~H���������^-^^'^���������H~:-H^~^���������*H-H������������������������������������   4-H~>^X^HHK^H^H"5"K-X*1 THE WESTERN CALL  t     -     /  ^^���������^^^������������������^���������^^���������^^^���������������������������������������������^������������������^���������v  TORONTO  ^FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  yWe are receiving daily  New Spring Goods  [j We aae showing some  I j nifty lines in Dressers,  I Buffets, Dining Room  Cl "   Sets.  x  b  A complete line of  Ft Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc.  R> Drop in and inspect our goods.  |\ This is where you get a square  11 deal.  GROCERY  Corner  Park Drive & 14th  i  THE JUNGLE  WE ASSUME N8 RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THUNTRUTHS WHICH LI H.   R  A  SCHOOL-READER   FAVORITE  Was "Farmer John" in your school  "Can he sing well?"  I     "Well,  I'll  tell  you.   He  If it was, as certainly it was! sinS the bab>- to sleep the  crying.'  Piano Tuning  Expert R^epair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  OOIUNO WOOD EAST  reave your orders at the Western Gall  IACK BROS. Pmlertaters  Open Day and Night  riCB and CHAPEL  320 GRANVILLE ST. Phone 82S2  Avenue  It's all right if  it comes from the  Buffalo Grocery, or  we are here to  make it right.  IAS.   GiLLOTT  [ASH   AMD   DOORS  hotf Turning aa������ General Mill Week  |v>29 nelville Str;  Phone 2745  Pr. Geo. .Howell  Veterinary Surgeon  Office and Residence  IBM      SWBrtHfiyt  Everything for Spring  Cleaning  Royal Crown Soap���������  6 ,bars for 25c '  Golden West Washing Powder���������  ,   Large package   25c -  White 8wan Soap��������� -   -  6 bars for 25c  White Swan Powder���������  Per package ..,  14       Mt. PLEASANT CHURCH  m Cor/KI������th;Ave. and Queaee 8t   ^  ���������jioay Services���������Public ������wgMPJ* ������  ESTan������ ������:������������������>��������������� WMW Sctaoel at*  |������bl������ Class at ������:������������������ P-m- ~   -'  IRev. J. W. Wood������M������;>������.A., Pantor  -170 Ninth Ave.*W.   Teto. P������MI.  I.o WESTMINSTER CHORCH  Bev. J. H. Csmero*. RA., Pastor  Residence, Cor. Qeubec and 21st  K PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH  i Cor. 10th Ave. and Quebec. St.  l\      s. Everton. RA.. Pastor  250 Uth Ave. E.  chine  Services���������11  *-m.   and   7:3������  ^.S.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m. ���������  iCENTBAL BAPTIST CHUBCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  |&. p8CUfton ftSSteV MA.. Pastor  h llth Ave. W.  MT. PLEASANT CHUBCH ,  *.')    Cor  10th Ave. and Ontario'   .  Ilcei-preachliiK at 11  a.m. and  at  lOO  pirn."   Sunday School  and Bible  Pass at 2:80 p.m.  pennon* at 7:30 pun, each Sunday.  iWftTifffftlf  ST. MICHAEL'S CHUBCH  lir  oth Ave  and prl������ee Edward St.  Sees-Moling P������>������ at 11 am. and  J     Rev' G. H. WUson, Rector      _  lory. Cor.  Sth Ave. ������id Prince Ed-  ��������� ward St.    Tele. L������6������.  Ii       &ATSSB ������AT SAXattS  LfcGANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  I       "    1370 10th Avenue. East  llce3-Every   Sunday   evening   at   8  frock.. Sunday School at 7 o clock.  I. MCMULLEN. EUM  ������T   PLEASANT  LODGE  NO.   19  Gets   every   Tuesday   at   8   P.">-.   '"  VF    Halli   Westminster   Ave..   Mt.  jt'arlt.    Sojourning brethren cordially  Fed to attend.  j^Kenife. VV G., 452 10th avenue  \Sewell,-Bec.  Secy., 481  7th avenue  IxPENMNT OM>������ POBSSTB������S  koUBT VANCOUVER NO. 1328  lets  2nd  and  4th  Mondays of each  Sh at 8 P.m  in the Oddfellows' Hall,  pleasant     Visiting brethren always  tonkins'. Chief Ranger.      __.     ���������,  |J. Crehan, Rec. Secy., 337 Princess  Hengelly, Fin. Secy., 237 llth; Av. E.  fc    X.OTAX OBAKOE IK>SOS  I   PLEASANT  L.  O. L.  NO  1842  ets  the  1st and 3rd Thursdays  of  month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall,  fsiting brethren cordially welcome.  Birmingham, W.M.,; 477 7th Ave.  M. Howes, Sec,   393   10th   Ave.  HALL FOR RENT.  O. F., Mount Pleasant.���������All  Rations for use of this Hall to be  I to J. Haddon and all rents i for  \to be paid only to me.  J. HADDON,  L3184    <&re Trimble & Norris.  S60S Westminster Road.  ������������������*������*������������������.  25c  Gold Duet  ... 26c  Pearllne���������  2 pkgs. for 25c  Ammonia Powder���������  ;2vfor   Royal Crown Cleanser���������-  3 tins for   Glass Wash Boards ...'..,  Glob* Wash Boards .....  -rtiuifs;  i  Oranges ������������������    ->  - Special, per- dozen .,..  Lenient���������.  Per dozen   Table Apples���������  4 lbs.-, for $_.���������. :��������� C.  Cooking Applaa-f  8 lbs. for ...  25c  25c  60c  25c  >���������������������������������������������������   awvO  ��������������������������������������������������������������� 2*fe  ���������*������������������������*��������� 2te'  Fry's ir������akfa������t Cocoa ^li>.tim 2������o  Bananas��������� per digs. Sam  Cnosa * Blackwell's Marmalade  1 |b. erocfc        |6c  2 lb. tin* ������6c  Alyreer'a Grape Jelly - 25c  Goodwillie'a Raspberries     -   46c  Aylmer'a Pork and (team  1 lb. tin* * far Hie  2 lb. tin      -   10c  Heintz Pork * Beans lb tins 2 for 25  Sfctuts      -    25c  Cowan'a Cocoa���������  tt lb. tins 25c  Small tins ioe  Baker's Cocoa���������  % lb. tins 25c  Van Houten's Cocoa  **. lb. tins 25c  Fry's Cocoa���������  ��������� % lb. pack.,-3for��������� k -25c  Local Fresh Cgga���������  1 doz 40c  Eastern Fresh Egge���������  2 doz 55c  TEA*.  Our own Blend is always'a spe-   '  clal, 35c per lb. or 3 Van. for.$1.00  PICKLES.  A fine assortment of the best  makers, Crosse & Blackwell's, Lip-  ton's and Stephens.  Sour, mixed, 15c and 25  Chow Chow, 15c and 25  Sweet, 15c and... 30  Onions     .30  Walnuts  7 .30  Gherkins  .............. ..   .30  Piccalily  ........Y...........   .30  Mushroom Ketchup     .25  Chutney  .25  Gillard Relish, a favorite pickle,  large bottle  .........;.....   .35  Maclaren's Jelly Powder  any flavor 4 for 25c  Spanish Queen and Manzanillas,  plain a.nd stuffed. .......  .;......... .10c, 20c, 25c, 40c, 65c  offered   to  reader?  If it was, as certainly it was! aiUK ine Daoy IO s,eeP tne r'fh3r ni8llt-  in those days of many "Scrap Book"   aad his w������e"sald, 'Nc, let b*.- ieep o;.  readers, this reappearance of a poem  associated   with   boyhood's   care-free  days will prove welcome.   How it used \  to rattle out in the little red and white  schoolhouses of the country, where its  sentiments    were    appreciated!    with  what gusto the boys    would    repeat,  "Well, well, old  Bay!   Ha,    ha,    old  Gray!     Do   you   get   feed   when   I'm  away?"    Those who    have    pleasant  memories of their acquaintance with  "Faimer John" will be glad to hear  also that the author, J. T. Trowbridge,  one of the most prone and best loved  of American writers, is still enjoying  good health at nearly eighty-four.  Mrs. Newbride���������"Bohoo! Henry  threw a biscuit at me. One that I  made myself, too."  Mother���������"The monster! He might  have killed you!"  Good Work.  Phone your orders.  They will have our  prompt personal  attention.  PHONE R 5325  By J. T. Trowbridge.  Home from his journey Farmer John  Arrived    this   morning,    safe   and  sound,  His black coat off, and his' old clothes  on.  "Now I'm myself," says Farmer John;  And he thinks, "I'll look around."  Up leaps  the .dog.    "Get down,  you  pup."  Are you so glad you would eat me up?"  The  horses   prick  up  their  ears   to  meet him;  "Well,   well,   old   Bay!  Ha, ba, old Gray!  Do you get feed when I'm away?  talking  of    the  There   were   tour  of   them  confidentially    iu    a   corner  smoker.  "I tell you, boys," exclaimed a loud-  voiced drummer, "I'm proud to say  that no house in the country has more  men pushing its' line of goods than  ours."  "Humph! What do ycu sell?" asked  a curious one.  "Baby carriages."  "You haven't a rib,"    says    Farmer  John;  "Tbe cattle are looking round and  sleek;  The colt is going to be a roan,  And a beauty, too; bow he has grown!  We'll wean the calf next week." .  Says Farmer John, "When I've been  off  To call you again about the treugb,  And watch yeu, and pet you; while  you drink, ,  greater comfort than yon can  think!"  And he pata old Bay,   .  And he slaps old Gray���������  thia la the comfort   of   going  away!  Ia a  -A*.  Then  He Understood  Her MoVe.  A clergyman, who was summoned in  haste by .a woman who had been taken  suddenly JU, answered the call though  somewhat puzzled by It, for he knew  that she was not of his parish, and  was, moreover, known to be a devoted  worker in another church. While he  was waiting to be shown to the sick  room he fell to talking to the little  girl of the house. *  "It is very gratifying to Know that  your mother thought of me in her  illness," said he. "Is your minister out  of town?"  "Oh, no," answered the child, in a  matter-of-fact tone. "He's home; only  we -thought It might be something  contagious, and we didn't want to take  any .risks."  A ��������� ' *--!-.*.. A  ROYAL CUT FLOWERS  Are in a class by themselves.  ,   -We offer ftothing but first  J    grade blooms( cut freslwach morning".  They last longer.  SPEC I A L FOR SA TURD A Y  Single Daffodil   25c par doz.  Double     "   "  ^ 25c per doz.  Narcissus 25c per doz.  All other varieties in season at proportionate prices.  Pflir!)i  fldCIf!nC    fS,������r Fun^ra's . Weddings^' etc.. have a  ilUVul  llGOiljlIu    beauty and distinction that cannot be  equalled iri Vancouver.  SEEDS PLANTS GARDEN TOOLS  THE ROYAL FLORAL CO.  Cor. Broadway & Westminster Rd.     Mt. Pleasant |  ������|M$������>fr������^fr������{������������{H$Mfr������3������������frefr������3������������jM^ t|i>^������e^������}������a^te^s^i^e>^eja^ee^������|i>|is^t}������e{taj^<^s ifr a|i a|n^n|i i ������  r  '     i            **���������        1        '                '  is                 1  f**   "-~     ,  ^J  i  t  t  1 \    - J  V  ���������>  J i ji " 7  *  ������  '   "  ���������  1     -  t  1         *       f  the clerk.  "Oh," answered Frank, "gimme the \  biggest one you've got.   It's to warm  my- bedroom with."���������Success.'  Back in the '9V������    '  Paul Withington, the Harvard coach,  was  praising the milder football of  1910:  'Football in the '90s was a terrible  A Vulgar Pastime *  "Really, motoring is quite common  now.   Why, even some of my creditors  are  running around  with  us."���������File*  gende Blaetter. '"'  He Knew One  Teacher���������"Tommy what Is a simile?"  ��������� Tommy���������"I fergit, ma'am."  Teacher���������"Well, if you   said,   'My  ..    ... ,.    muvi    .     ������������        a.   ko������rs at school are as bright as son*  game/'said Mr. Withington, "Bourget j^. ^% flgUfe of< 8peech  wouW  "For, after all", aays Fanner John,  "Tba heft of a Journey la getting  home;    -  I're seen great sights���������but would I  /    . glte  This spot, .and the peaceful life I lire.  For all tbeir Paris and Borne?  These bills for the city* *tifled air.  And big hotels, all boaUe and glare,  Land all houses, and roads all stones,  That deafen your ears and batter your  bones?  Would you, old Bay?  Would you, old Gray?  That's what one gets by going away!  "There money is king," says Farmer  John,  "And fashion is queen;    and    It's  Mighty queer  To Bee bow sometimes, while the man  Ib raking and scraping all he can,  Tbe wife spends every year  Enough, you would think, for a score  of wives  To keep them in luxury all their live*!  The town is a perfect Babylon  To a quiet chap," says Farmer John.  Yoq aee, old Bay,  Ton see, ������ld Gray,  IN  FEBRUARY.  First Father���������"It must have cost you  a lot to send your son to college.  Second.Father���������"It did."  First Father���������"And what have, you  received in return."  8econd Father���������"My 8on."  you know, devoted a .whole chapter of  'Outre Mer' to its horrors. 'Some of the  stories of the football of '90 or '91 are,  in fact, almost incredible.  "A Philadelphia sporting editor returned one November Saturday from  West Philadelphia with a pale, frightened face.  '"Many accidents at the game?' a  police reporter asked him.  '"One frightful accident,' replied the  sporting editor. 'A powerful mule  from a neighboring coal dealer's en*  tered the field, blundered into one of  the hottest scrimmages and got killed."���������Washington Star.  tbat be?"  | ' Tommy���������"Irony."-:-CleveIand  er. "  Lead-  . ACCENT ON THE BOX.  Wife���������"John, wasn't that a good box  ot cigars I gave you on Christmas?"  Husband���������MI never saw a better bos  my dear."  CONFERENCE OF THE POWEftt.  Lady���������(to ner cook's Intended)���������"I  have been" very much annoyed by your  young woman recently. She has been  serving na burnt meat" >  Intended���������"Yes, I nave been annoyed  by it too. Now shall I turn ber off, or  wiU yon?"  To Raise (ha Temperature  Frank, had been sent to the hardware store tor a thermometer.  "Did mother say-what site?" asked  of the first to leave."  Mrs. Jawback���������"Ob, you always say  Mr. Jawback���������"I can prove it this  time. Look out in the ball and see  tbe beautiful umbrella I brought  home."-Toledo Blade.  "Where is your father?" asked the  man on horseback.  "Up the river fishin'," answered the  boy.  "Where if yrnr big brother?" . j  "Down the liver fishin'." ���������   "j  "What are you doing?'*  "Digging bait"  . "Hasn't your family anything <to do  ibut amuse itself?" "'  "Mister, if you think we're doin' this  tor fun, you wait and hear what maw  says if we come home without any  fish." . \  REMEMBER THI8.  "How did this fatal accident in the  air omnibus happen to Dr. Jenks?"  "He was used to stepping off the  street car before it stopped and tried  it with the airbus."  TOE 80LACE.  Proud Uotorist���������"Yes it took me  about sis weeks' hard work to learn  to drive my machine."  Pedestrian���������"And what have you got  for yaor--palng?"  Proud ^Motorist���������"Liniment."  The New Politics  FlrBt New Woman���������"It is very im-  porfcsBrt 'to 'get all cooks interested in  the suffrage movement."  I'm wiser tluui when I went away. Second New Woman���������"Why so?"  I've found out this," s ays    Farmer     F,r8t New Woman���������"Becanse every  jonn  cook controls two votes���������lier own and  "That happiness is not bought and that of her mistress."���������Life-  sold,  And clutched in a life of waste and      Commission Government at Home  hurry. Here is an explanation of the fam-  In nights of pleasure and    days    of om Initiative, referendum and recall  worrv- about which we are hearing so much  And' wealth Isn't all in gold, ithe8e <l*y*-   Mr- Man B088 Bome and  Mortgage and stock and ten per cent- , announces that he is going down town  But in simple ways and sweet content, ,alteT mx^^eT to Iueet a man-   Tnat's  Few wants, pure hopes,    and    noblelthe Initiative.   The lady of the house  en(j8 ^says:  "Are you?"  in  that ascending  Some land' to till, and a    few    ^nH 'voice, which seems to walk over the  An Evan Break  "Those people talked all tbe time  you were playing. Tbey couldn't bear  a word of your music." '  'That's all right," replied the eminent performer. "My music prevented  me from bearing their conversation."���������  Washington Star.  Tommy ."(during a lull m the conversation)���������"I say. Ma, isn't it a pity  you haven't got the toothache' instead  ot poor Jane?"  Ma���������"Gracious me! Why, deartH  ,- Tommy~"Why, 'cos yon can. take  yours out and she can't."  This story would'seem to show thai  colored people have tough beads:  . Dinah, crying bitterly, was comma]  down    the    street   with    her   feet  bandaged. i  "Why, what on earth's tbe matter?"  she was asked.  "How did. you hurt your feet, Dfr  nab?"  "Dat good to' nothin' nigger (snt e>  done bit me on de bald wit a club,  while I was Btandln' on de bard stone,  pavement." ^j  8hlftlng the Burden '*���������'���������'  Father (sternly)���������"Can you support*,  my daughter in the manner she's been*  accustomed to?"  Lover��������� "Yes, sir, I'm sure I can."  Father���������"Well, I can't do It anr  longer, so take her, my boy."���������Judge>  ���������*  A Quick Shift  A Scottish parson, remarkable for  the simple force'of bis pulpit style,  was enlarging one Sunday upon the  next, "Except ye repent, ye shall all  likewise perish."  "Yes, my friends," urged he with  solemn earnestness, "unless ye repent  ye shall assuredly perish," deftly placing his left forefinger' on the- wing of  a bluebottle fly that had just alighted  upon the reading desk while tbe parson's right hand was uplifted, "just as  surely as, my friends, I flatten this  poor fly."  But before the threatened blow de- thought he would have some fun_with  scended the fly got away, whereupon the Scotch driver,  the   minister  further "Improved   the     "How often, Jock, do they feed those  occasion" with ready wit, exclaiming, two big dogs?"  "There's a chance for    ye    yet,    my   "Whenever they bark, sir," was the  friends."���������The Continent. straightfaced reply.���������New York Times.  He Got Hli     "J" ���������'���������<'-4j  Standing by the entrance of a large  estate in tbe suburbs of Glasgow are  two huge dogs carved out of granite.  I An Englishman going by in a hack,  B. C. Cafe  Meals   -   25c  Meal ticket $5  good  friends,  Like you, old Bay,  And you, old Gray,  That's what I've learned    by    going  away."  tops of "his nerves.    That's the refev-  jendum.   Then Mr. Man sits down and  reads his paper.    That's the recall.���������  Rockford, 111., Star.  And a happy man is Farmer John���������  Oh, a rich and happy man is he!  He sees the peas and pumpkins grow-  .,..'.' ing, k-  The corn in tassel,    and    buckwheat  blowing,  And fruit on the vine and tree;  The large, kind oxen look their thanks  As he rubs their foreheads and strokes  their flanks  The doves light round him, and strut  and coo;  Says Farmer John:    "I'll    take   ycu,  too���������  And you, old Bay,  And you, old* Gray,  Next time I travel so far away."  Mr.  Fist Choice  Jawlmck���������"My dear, I was one  I  Short Orders a Specialty.  The most Up-to-date place to eat on the Hill.  All home cooking.   White help.   Quick service.  2609 MAIN STREET  A. W. BUSBY, Prop.  ������������������.".".".���������  >:���������������>������:������������������:������������������>  ���������-x~:~h~h-<~:~:-*^  Figg���������"Do you and your wife ever  think alike?"  Fogg���������"When I'm out late at the  club we do. She keens thinking what  she'll say and so Co I."  ;V������ f  ���������f'Q'-^Y.  0. Q  t.  Near Cor. llth Ave.  i  f  *  New Spring Arrivals of  MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and FURNISH  INQ GOODS.  Boys' Clothing a Specialty.  *->-x-*>*****  ���������x-^~:-m--x-:~>.>k~x->.>-x~h^-:4^-* ������������*-k~h-*-k~h-������~k~x-*  T  J  f  %  |  :~x-:-x-W  <\ 8  THE WESTERN CALL  In  B  if-.  I -  1.',)  m  I  _������'vJ  p  p  5  fa  LA  IY3  1/1  *;!  Camera Season  We are here with everything you require  from the Camera to the finished article.  CftMMNC CAMERAS from $2.75 to $30  0\jYVLlLO mmm In a nutshell we earry;everything for thei amateur  Mrs. Third, 36 Twelfth avenue west, countable.   There la but one law for,     A  BIBLE   RECIPE  FOR  CAKE.  will not receive until further notice,    .souls; and, if there is to be an inter  ! Mrs. "H. Orr, 134 Seventh avenue  west, will not receive until further no.  tice.  I prefer of it, he must come not as man,  or son of man, but as son of God.  Were thought and feeling once so  far elevated that man should esteem  ! himself the brother and friend, but no-  j   'wise the lord and tutor of woman���������  Mrs. Jno. Schmltz. 416 Sixth avenue were ne reany bound with her in equal  west will be at Home on the third and worship���������arrangements as to function  fourth Tb'irsdays in April and May.    jana- employment would be of no conse-  quence.   What woman needs is not as  I    Mrs. John Schmitz, 416 Sixth avenue |a woman to act or rule, but as a nature  west, will be at home on the third and to grow, as an intellect to discern, as  a soul to live freely and unimpeded, to  unfold such powers as were given her  when we left our common home.   If  , fewer talents were given her, yet if  allowed the free and wuli employment  of these,.so that she may render back  ito the Giver His own with usury, she  are! will not complain;  nay, I dare say she  will bless and rejoice in her earthly  birthplace, her earthly ot. ���������  From An Old English Cook Book.  fourth Thursday of April and May.  X|    Mrs. A. Stabler, 256 Twelfth avenue  ������*��������� East,    has    recently    returned   from  X Southern California, and will not re-  , *t* .ceive until the third Thursday of April.  f'  ��������� A  Lougheed   &   Co.,  real  estate,  moving their head office from Hasting  street to Main street, near Eighth avenue.  MOUNT PLEASANT PHARMACY |  THE OBLIGING DRUG STORE      F. A. WlLSON, Prop.   |  21*19 Main S>treet  Sub P. 0. 8 Two Phones:   790 and 7721  The S. McClay Stone Works, at the  corner of Main and Seventh avenue  are being removed.   It is reported that;actIon a������ ,ta outcome  Mr. McClay sold the corner at a good  figure.  Local and  Otherwise  The annual meting of Ward II.  held on Wednesday night.  was  On Sunday   evening  at Knox Con-  ' gregational    Church,    Rev.     Merton  Smith will preach   on   "The Danger  Confronting the Modern Home."  Mrs. C. A. Bodie, 1290 Eleventh avenue west, will be at home the third  Thursday of April. <  Mrs. Isaac W. Mills, -950 Twelfth  avenue east, will receive to-day, March  17th, and tbe third Friday of each  month following.  Mrs. George Dalzell, 803 Fifteenth  avenue east, corner Burns, will' receive  Friday, March 17th, and the third Friday of each month.  The new post office, City Heights,  will be opened next week, and will be  situated in Chambers' drug store at  Twenty-fifth avenue and Main street.  It requires Just as much discernment to praise as to blame, and It is  is praise that heartens the worker.  A mere good impulse that does not  result in good works Is rather worse  than useless, for if not carried out in  deed, it has a reaction instead of an  LOYAL TRUE BLUE ASSOCIATION.  Mrs. Walter C. Parham, 148 Seven-  Millinery Opening is to be held at teenth avenue east, received- Wednes-  533 Broadway west, on Friday and Sat- day and in the future' on the third  urday of this week.  You are invited to Wednesday of each monta.  call.       (    ' ' -'        The residents are finding that they  Miss Florence   M. Delamater^Les- can purchase goods of the finest,qual:  sons in China and Water Color'TPaint- ity at the store of Miss Estabrook,  ing, China Decorated to order   "The corner Eightenth and Main street, and  Algonquin" Apartments, Suite, 3, Van- get a service in every respect up-to^  couver, B.C.  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church,  Rev. J. C. Madill, pastor. Moring service, 11:00 a.~m., "The Gift of tbe Sabbath ;*��������� Evening subject, 7:30 p.m.,  "Reasoning with God." Sunday School  and organized Bible class at 2:30 p.m.  Special music.  date, and courteous.   It is weir worth  your 'While to investigate,  Miss Curie's Millinery opening was  a' genuine "success, and her store* was  thronged during its continuance.. The  daintily and exceedingly tasty.dressing  of her fine store drew'forth'many  favorable comments from those who  had come not only from the nearby  district, but from other parts of the  city and country,. Tbe display was  quite the equal of that of- any ''of .the  large stores in-Vancouver.  The ladies of tbe Mountain View  Methodist Church, with commendable  zeal and courage, are busy preparing  for a sale of work, etc., to be held on  Easter Tuesday, April 18tb. The pro-  Well may the new management of ceeds of the sale are to be applied to  the Sterling Dry Goods0  Store    feel the furnishing    of the new    church.  " St. Paul's Presbyterian Church on  tbe Hill, corner of Fourteenth and  Burns, will hold their anniversary union and concert on Thursday, March  30tb, in the church. A splendid programme will be given. A sumptuous  tea will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Mr. T. Gillieson will occupy the chair.  Tbe admission will be 25 cents.  A very pretty wedding was cele- One of the most successful events of  brated at the home of the bride's the season of the Vancouver Lodge No.  father, Mr. Charles Olts, corner of 191- was that held at their last meeting  Lansdowne and Quebec street, when wh,ch *** the form of a Bocial even-  bis daughter Ruby was married to Mr. ln������ *** whlst ***���������* Bro. Vick, J������.G.M.  Alex. Macdonald, of New Westminster..0' B- c- chairman of the evening, com.    j menced^ the program with a short ad-  The young lad, Harry Swan, who fell drlBSB. flowed by an instrumental se-  off a rig in South Vancouver and had lection by Miss Blanche Davis, other  his leg broken, is Improving. It is to ltemB on the P������>Brame included Mr. W.  be regretted that some action Is not Tuff and Ml88 SmIth. selection, and  taken to stop the hanging on the back Mre- Merkeley, recitation. Tbe chair-  of rigs on the busy thoroughfares. . "H"1 then called in Bro. S. T. Scarlett,  .   . chairman of the Jubilee Social Club, to  A very enjoyable evening, wis spent take the chair and conduct the whist  at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church drlve- Over 125 took part. The first  on Monday evening, when the social Prizes were won .by Mrs. Minns and  committee of the Epworth League ar- Mr- J- Mencnras, and the booby prizes  ranged a very entertaining program. ** Mlss M- wh,te and Mr- E- Butler-  and served a dainty supper. A great After the awards the chairman called  many young people were present.       ,in the director of ceremonies to con-    ;, j duct Past W. M. Sister Gosse-to the  A pretty wedding took place .on' Platform, to whom a complementary  Wednesday, March 15th, at Wesley address was made, and she was pre-  Church, when Miss' Mary' Gladys, ae*ted with a beautiful past mistress'  daughter of James MePherson, of Je*el- Sl8ter QoBBti' ln replying,  Regina, and Reginald J. Thorpe, of thanked the members for their beautl-  Vancouver, were united in marriage.'ful -*������, ������-d 8ald that later on at a  Rev. Robert Milliken performed the future meeting, she would reply In a  ceremony. .  .more,suitable manner.  _____ I   Refreshments   were   then   served,  The painstaking efforts of MIbs Ken-!wWle tickets were being sold for a  nedy, of the Hillcrest Millinery estab-1 handsome cushion presented by Sister  lisbment, to provide up-todate and .Patterson, of Toronto, towards tbe  beautiful beadwear were crowned with I Orphanage Fund.. The sum of J15.50  success at her recent opening. She  certainly deserves, the support especially of those on tbe Hill ln providing  such a store tbat can supply the needs  of the most fastidious. ~:"  Four and a half cups of 1 Kings iv,  22.  One half pound of Judges v, 25.  Two cups of Jeremiah vi, 20. ,  Two cups of Nahum 111, 12.  Two cups of 1 Samuel, xx, 12.  Two cups of Numbers xvili, 8. ��������� .  Two teaspoonfuls of 1 Samuel, xiv,  25.  To taste, 11 Chronicles ix, 9.  Six teaspoonfuls Jeremiah xvii, 11.  One and half cups Judges iv, 19.  Two teaspoonfuls Amos iv, 5.  One pinch Leviticus ii, 13. .  Directions, Proverbs ixiiii ,14.. s 7  Bake one and half to" two hours.  Baking powder may be used Instead  of leaven. ��������� "  '  WORDS OF WISDOM.  Passion is the motive-power of life.  Love never loses by being tested.  He who never would,-never could.J  Indolence  is  the  paralysis  of  soul.  Nothing can be great which is _"/]  right.  There is nolimit to the influence  love!  Revenge is weet until it begins  ferment.  Doubt indulged soon becomes douj  realized.  The essence of true nobility is i/I  gleet of self.   ).���������'. ���������'_.'.  Pleasure always knocks louder tl  Opportunity.  Making progress is one of the sig  of greatness.  All that is wisest and purest is ev  ���������Ii  *A$H$s*%H$H%H$*}*%t*^ . s^<^>e|������#{se}e������^>gM}������t^w}a������gM^s^������e}H|t^>e^t������{>s^s ifrafr *$*���������������������������}������{''  fKODAK  ; We carry a complete stock of  KODAKS,  BROWNIES,  EASTMANS N- OlFlLM  m. q. developer,  vedoxpapM,::  SQLIQ,  Etc.  We do  Developing,  Printing and  Enlarging)  1  that's sure to please.   ,      :,  HILLCREST PHARMACY  E. K. GORDON, Family Druggist  PHONE 4667       MAIN ST., Near I6thj  Woman's Bights.  Without attaching importance ln  themselves to the changes demanded  by the champions of woman,- we hail  them as signs of the times. We would  have every arbitrary barrier thrown  gratified ln  their efforts to cater to which, it is hoped, will soon take' the*] down.   We would have every path laid  the needs of the people of this district, place of the one so recently destroyed  The people are finding that at this by fire.  store they can get a choice of dry' Donations of fancy or useful articles  goods, millinery, etc., equal to any will be thankfully received by Mrs.  down town.-It is well worth-while_for, Betts, president;.Mrs.JWarwick, secre-  the residents on the Hill to give them. tary, or by any member of the Ladies'  a trial and be convinced.  eQ^ewSjjaeQe^vaejeeSaessevea^^ei^  Aid Society.  A  wm Ai FMP GOODS  A complete showing of Trimmed and Ready-to-Wear Eats.  Children's Headwcar a Specialty.  cTWISS CURLE  26c6 MAIN STREET VANCOUVER, B. C.  open to woman as freely as to man.  Were this done, and a slight temporary fermentation allowed to subside,  we should see crystallizations more  pure_ and of more various beauty. We  believe the divine energy would pervade nature to a degree unknown in  the history of former ages, and that no  discordant collision, but a ravishing  harmony of the spheres, would ensue.  Yet then, and only then, will manr  kind be ripe for this when inward and  outward freedom for woman as much  as for man shall be acknowledged as  a right, not yielded as a concession.  *\\ j As the friend of the negro assumes  -j- that one man cannot by right hold an-  a J other in bondage, so should the friend  T; of woman assume that man cannot by  A" l right lay even well-meant restrictions  t  1  was made. Sister FaHon, WM., of  Fairview Lodge, being tbe lucky .winner of the cushion.  The Jubilee Club met during the  week and arrangements were made for  a grand April fool masqueradte ball to  be held on March 31st in aid of the  Orphanage Fund.  Everyone interested is requested to  keep tbat date open. Invitations can  be had. from any of the committee or  from Miss Blanche Davis, 624 Salsbury  drive.  ?!'  " ^^..;..;^..;..;..;^%.>.'~%.>*"..>������V>-!-������!������^���������!���������*���������'.'A.^..'.   .l^l'A.'..'..'t.A.'^l..l..'..\..l..l..y.'..' V, -*������������������������������������?���������  -..-������������������>������>���������>  i on woman.   If the negro be a soul, if  , the   woman  be  a  soul,  appareled  in  sc. interior of the moat beautiful home* and  ether buildingi are decorated with AUbwtina.  AlabaatiiM gives tone, elegance and brilliancy  to' the walls.    Alabaatine ia eaaily applied.    Jurt use  cold water and a flat brush.    Alabaatine colon are  permanent, and will not rub off.   It ia ���������^cement, and  gradually becomes harder and harder with age������   Aa  Alabaatine wall can be re-coated without  removing the old coat.   Alabaatine vral������  make a room lighter and more cheerful.  And no wall is so sanitary aaan Alabaatine wall.    No disease germ or insect  can Uve or  breed in Alabastine walls.  Come in and   we will  show  ycu  many beautiful  specimens   or Alabaatine beauty.  FREE STENCILS  These   free    stencils    are    worth  from 50c to $1.00.   They enable yoe  to more beautifully decorate your.  . home.   Call in and learn particulars.'  \ flesh, to one Master only are they ac-  You Need  We Supply  RLftBASTINE  For a small cost you can  add a considerable value  to your house by using  the  celebrated ;i 7  Alabastine  LECTURE-RECITAL.  On Tuesday, the 21st inst., at 8:15  p.m., in the Mount Pleasant Methodist  Church, corner Tenth avenue and On  tario street, Dr. Edward Harper, organist and director of the choir of  thie above chuch, will give a lecture-  recital on the great master Mendelssohn. The program will contain excerpts from the songs without words,  the 'songs with words, the organ son  atas, the choral works and the larger  pianoforte works.  Dr. Harper will be assisted by soloists, students and the choir of the  church, and a pleasant and artistic  evening is assured. It is desired, by  means of this recital, to add to the  funds for the projected enlargement of  the organ and choir stalls, and those  who have pleasant memories? of the  last recital on "The Divine Schumann"  will, it is hoped, interest themselves to  make a great success of this evening  with Mendelssohn. Admission to auditorium will.be 25 cents, and to gallery, 50 cents.        ' -  We have one of the most  Complete Hardware  Stores in town  Let us fill your wants  W.   R-   OWEN  2357 WESTMINSTER AVE.  TELEPHONE 447  BB_~-aa~B������������a~aBa___H__2_a  ..-'��������������������������� ���������'������������������ ��������� 'Toon.'/,'"'' v';;'  The funeral of t he infant; soa of  Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Toon, Tenth and  Fraser avenues, took place from the  Dominion Undertaking parlors last  TuesdayY ������������������':-������������������"' 7' Y    Y  Ohrrien.  The death occurred : Monday of  Folke Ohmen, the three-year-old son  of Mr. and Mrs. C. ZJ Ohmen, Twentieth avenue and Ash stret. ' The funeral was held from the residence Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. .Rev. C. R. Swan-  son conducted the services.  .'���������'-. ^Scott.  The funeral of the late Mary Scott  was held Tuesday at 10 a.m. from the  family residence, 2070 Third avenue  east. Adjutant Howell of thp Salvation Army conducted the serv    iS.  Corner 22nd  and Kathleen Ave  612HastirigsvW.  2343 Main Sit  Phone 8195  Phone 7192  ���������'���������jwOc'  v.v.v'  Vi


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