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 7&  I .  -ARE YOU ON OUR LlsT?  NO ! WHY ?  VOLUME II  PLEA FOR LAW ID ORDER     SINS OF A CITY  Acordirig to the "Hope News" the town of  Hope is growing very rapidly in every direction,  social, industrial and criminal.    The News says:  "It will be well understood when we state in  a general way that from the very nature of things  many undesirable, citizens are among those to  flock into a new and promising city. It is also  far from surprising that a place where hundreds,  or later on thousands, of miners, railroad builders, packers, tearajsters, .'prospectors, surveyors  and all manner -of men with money congregate,  that there will be all kinds of trouble occasionally, unless there are men whose business it is  to suppress the riotous and unlawful tendencies  of.the trouble-makers.     - , ' " '  "Up to date we are absolutely without any such  protection. We have not a single constable,  police officer, watchman "or "other person with the  least, authority to act in cases where interference  with" the unlawful element becomes necessary."  A plea such as this cannot go unheeded: ���������; It is  ���������the duty of the, Provincial .Government to1 make  provision for the proper protection of life and  property in such' cases, and no doubt ^the ease is  ,now under consideration^ but we*'feel'1 that the  matter should, not be allowed to go even as far  as it has before*action is taken. Y    . ,    ^, ���������  The News further says:       '     /    /    "  "We'would suggest as the best .means .towards  obtaining relief immediately that the citizens and  property owners of this city assemble jn meeting  and appoint a committee of active men whose  duty it shall be to take temporary charge of  the community's affairs and who will go to Victoria to make''-the proper representations to the*  Government officials, urging them to take steps  "without delay, so that:relief may, come before any  serious crimes^are committed and before the city  (of Hope's fair-name becomes-blighted,by rumors;  of prevailing lawlessness within its borders."  It is ,a,n opportunity for the^ better class of the  citieehs of,-Hope to get control of the destiny of  the,hew'town, and thereby prevent' the criminal  > and profligate :from', becoming ..a: factor; 6������*im>,  portahee; W0ftr������&*$Rfr 'dc^lh^sttctfrd^ttfetr  with dire results'. ';'*������������������  ' i ,i  -*T-  JWSNOTHt UNTO CAUSAE.  " * ��������� ; (Standard^of Empire.) /-.,��������� t  "Among Imperial topics of the day'Cantaaian-  U. S. A. reciprocity still holds first place. The  past week has brought important developments in  Ottawa, in "Washington, and in Jjondon. In the  latter city the publication of the< Tariff Commission's report on the Agreement has roused widespread attention among thoughtful people. The  question is asked, and not without reason: How  comes it that the British public obtains its first-  full and practical information regarding the  schedules of the agreement from the Tariff .Commission? All this valuable and most important  information, * with its very direct bearing upon  British trade, has been in the hands of the Imperial Government for a full month. Why has  it been suppressed? "Why has the Government  preserved a studious silence, touching, for example, such a salient feature of the, .Tariff Commission 's ��������� report as the* anouncement that on the  Anglo-Canadian trade of 1909-10 the Agreement  _iwould have had'the effect-of extinguishing" the"  preference of ������668,000 worth of goods, and of  reducing it on ������439,000 more? Toward this end,  then, we learn from across the Atlantic (in the  teeth of governmental quibbles here) Mr. Bryce  has been working at Washington. And in all this  matter, so vital to British interests, the Home  Government has reconciled with its sense of duty  |���������to the Home public a policy "of what may fairly  be called suppression. There is- certainly some  ground here for the mutteriugs and the criticisms  'of the past few days.  Recent events, as between the Dominion and  her powerful neighbor to the south, are the logical and inevitable outcome of the Imperial Government's continued neglect of those warnings,  and of-Canada's outstretched hand; inevitable,  because Canada's development as a great trading  [���������nation is too big and fundamental a thing to be  fe held in check"; logical, because the only alterna-  _"'.-tivc'from the course for which Canada plainly  \t showed her loyal preference during thirteen long  yyear's.--   We recognize no party connection here  for in Canada.   Tlie Canadian preference ought to  have been reciprocated by Britain before the Liberal party-came into' power here.   Ther, Conservative party in Canada could not have shown more,;  tendxiring' patience, or more loyal statesmanship  Khan'has been -shown, in-this-matter by the: party  "which, under Sir Wilfrid Laurier, introduced the  (preference to England."     7. ; ;Y  The heading of this article was the subject of a  masterly sermon by the Rev.' Lashley Hall, B.A.,  v B.D.^ at the Mount Pleasant-Methodist Church  last Sunday. The address was delivered in the  usual eloquent and thoughtful manner ol the ;.  speaker, and judging from the deep silence which  prevailed throughout its delivery must have made  a deep impression upon the audience.    . ..e     '  The/speaker pointed out that the city by its  very constitution lent itself to >the ,development  and , culmination of   certain flagrant sins.    He  .  stated that while this was the case,1 it-was- also*  true that great movements ,'for the advancement   ������  of civilization and the uplift,of matt originated in  the city.   He said he had no sympathy with those  who were constantly saying that the world was  getting worse and more. depraved, at the same  . time he felt that it. was madness to close our eyes  to .fac^s, and these facts were that evils were  rampant in our city as'in others.  In touching   upon   the ' projected ' /campaign  against the "restricted   district,"   the speaker  said'he was in accord with any broad and,care-  , fully thought out plan to abolish this evjl, but  he knew that to pass resolutions was not enough.'  ,   "You.may multiply indignation meetings until .-  Doomsday, but if you do riot'get ������to the root of "  ��������� the-problem you will do little good," said the  speaker.   He laid .the cause largely to'the great,  number of "homeless men and homeless women in ' ^  our city," and hoped that this, fact would be ^  taken into consideration when dealing with the  question.   He then referred to "the curse of the   --,'  apartment house}.where men and women, absolute strangers, were .continually   brought into  close .contact with each .other."   Another cause  .  was the liist for gold.   "Everybody comingrWest'V  did not do so tot come to Sunday school or to, make, 7  a home," said the speaker, "but to seek CkicL 7  They -went to the prairies toiestablish homes, out. -  T^lhfiycome here because^of thejuje olwealth^nd   '  this was; the cause of much sin."   .; *V "^-    "V  j ��������� j ���������> *>  Again, "a city is the., haunt' of ��������� the criminal:  > -Why?/Because it provides;''an opportunity for  him to operate. Prosperity' augments criminality,  The city is the happy hunting ground of the loafer and the criminal." The speaker then told how  "human vampires" ^ere daily planning the  ruination of the young girlsj of the city by alluring them to the wine .cafes and to shows of questionable character. He warned the young women  to observe the advice of their mothers and to refrain from walking the streets late at night with  men with whom they were only slightly acquainted.  "The sins of a city can be classified under two  heads," said he, ',women and wine. The two invariably go hand in hand. Abolish the saloon  and you go a long way to solving the other problem.   The saloon is the fount of sin."  -He said he "would like to see a move-to generate an interest in social sanitation. We spend  millions in sewers, which is right, but how much  more important is the social purity. Cotiid we  only a.ccompl_ish_this jwe_should_then7have .reached -,  the goal of the City of God. For," he said in  conclusion, "the City pf God was not projected  into the skies, but came down from the heavens.  It is on the cities of this old world that we should  concentrate our efforts and not only on the future."  A BASEJNSULT  French Canadian Judge Holds British Institution^  in Contempt���������Pope Supreme in Canada.  IlAYOR QOIBEFfIfl  Last Monday evening, when, the city council ? %*> JlJ  j We are a long-suffering people and exceedingly   .  liberal in our'vieAVS, and invariably accord,to each ������  and every citizen the right to think and act for  himself, just so long as he respects our laws. . Re-0  cently,' however, by tacit consent, or more* property*ty lethargic"indifference, we have admitted a  new standard in this regard���������we peraut a lnev-  archy to dominate our statutes;   we allow oi,  judges, if so inclined, to interpret the law accora-  'ing to the decrees of the Roman Pontiff; we.permit pernicious priests to enter our Canadian homes  and destroy family life by specious arguments as  to-their mode of living, when they have been married by a Protestant clergyman'; we meekly suffer'undesirable agitators and intriguers, such as ~*  the 'Jesuits, to infest the land and defy our laws  and most sacred ordinances and customs, and of  fer no word of protest.  ''Recently we have recorded numerous concrete  incidents which show conclusively the truth of  4hese statements, but the latest is as follows:  "Montreal,,March 23.���������Because they were not  married by a Roman Catholic priest, Justice Lau-  rendeau has adjudged Eugene Herbert and Marie  Couston" not legally married in 1908. The mar;  riage accordingly has been annulled." v  We wish here and now'to enter a protest against  ihia insult to our national'traditions and laws!  The reason' this marriage is annulled is that "they  'were not married by a Roman Catholic priestT".  Itrinay be contempt of cburi to "say it; yet we.  state it advisedly and deliberately, that this judg- ,  ment of* Jvuttce lAurendeau, based upon such /  grands "W theft; is a travesty bf justice and any- '  or to British institutions and unfit to pref ide in  a British, court. -      ,    ,      '*        ^  If such 'an outrage is to be tolerated, where will  be our boasted freedom of speech and action?  Are we to be dominated in this free country by a  narrow-minded, discredited, old man, sittinsr in  the Vatican at Rome, amidst false piety, intrigue  and Jesuitical plottings? It is time for Canadian  citizenship to protest against such gross insults. -  Where is our national pride,' if we are going to  allow such impositions as these to be perpetrated  almost daily in our midst?  The situation has become so critical that we believe it is sufficient to warrant a petition to the  Dominion authorities to take steps to settle once  and for all this question of "Marriage Laws." and  that every person who enters this country should  be given to distinctly understand that our statutes  are supreme. We further believe that this "Bull"  or ."Decree" or "Syllabus" of his Holiness the  Pope should be publicly and officially declared null -  and void as far as Canada is concerned.  ^  paper. The World: *'__..  -> "A motjon ofkAld. Stevens, ratifying the reso-,^ ,|tJifl  lution of council formerly passed assenting to,the, '^ ~y$3_j  purchase was read,,as was also the resolution hy/}-* ?**i  Aid. Enright, ^asking last night 'a councili,to,re-, ,  scind its former resolution. Both were laid orer ?> ~,i  until the special meeting "tomorrow (Wednesday) jkM  afternoon,"and further, "This practically closed/'- J$j  the discussion for the time being, the mayor pttt-^ C?;^  ting the motion proposed that the question layY  over until Wednesday, which was carried."* ���������"-7   r;  The mayor on Tuesday issued orders to the city,, ^ \  clerk to call a meeting to discuss Aid, Ehright's -7,-  motion only.   This was contrary to the under- Yj  standing, of council.   When the motion to lay on  the table was moved by Aid. Stevens he was asked-  by Aid. MacPherson if he intended including both to-i  motions, and the answer was that he did, as KesY^  did not intend taking advantage of the situation Y\*:  to press his own motion, ..but would leave tbt/ d,r%fll  whole question to,be discussed on Wednesday.   7 7   ^J  On Wednesday, the question came up arid Aid. '-.'Y^lji  Enrighfr's motion was taken up and defeated, ' i3\  only two,' Aldermen MacPherson and Enright, {'- *j^������J  voting for it. Aid. Stevens' motion was then ^.a'^^m  moved, but-imagine the surprise ������������ th^council"^^jf^  whenlthe mayor promptly ruled1 it out "of order, fj&lk.  ST,:  standing of council.  Technically his worship was  ^"^P  z1 S  k  '/  v   ;|  have had in the mayor and is placing him in the <"^^0  '"unfortnhate^pol^^o^li-wh���������^������u���������hw cwincil- are ?a^^ Vvf^jUi  loss to'know'how to take his proposals.^ Many  members are sincerely desirous of supporting the/  mayor in all reasonable matters, but when he asks  self-respecting men to follow him through such  a maze of questionable and perplexing tactics as  these it is no wonder they refuse.  BORDEN'S JU5SJCWATTON.  *��������� "i" \ r  TWO FEARFUL DISASTERS.  COAL STRIKE.  It is generally expected that an extensive and  widespread strike will be called on Saturday next  in the East Kootenay   and South   Alberta coal  fields.   It always means a serious loss to botli parties when-a strike is called.    More especially so .  to the men.   We believe that if the men would be  a little'patient in this case that possibly through  the offices of Mackenzie King, this matter,might  be settled.   Coal barons are often unreasonable,  so sometimes are the men, so it Yvisable to go a  little slow at times, giving-'ample, time-for mature  consideration.     On   second   thought    we  often   -  change the conclusion arrived at in the heat of  argument.  -Already large numbers ofthe miners  ,a:re leaving the d al cities and, camps, which goes  to show-that .they are not interested in the ultimate  success, but-'o'nly. accepting the inevitable  and seeking employment elsewhere.":      --' Y  '     We hope that moderate counsels will, prevail .on  both-sides, and thus avert a serious loss to all.  The  personel, of the  Central Park  Lgricultural Association, and Farmers'  institute is as follows."  President���������W. W; Burke, Esq., Central Park, B. C.    7  '  Vice-President-r-ThOs. Prentice, Esq.  Antral Park, B. C.  Secretary-Treasurer���������F. B. Harmer,  Ssq., Central Park,-"BY C. ������������������'.  )irectors:������������������  C. V. Van Home, Collingwood East,  B.'C. - "..     -  T. M. Tyson/Esq., Collingwood East  B. C.  J.- H. ThompsonYEsq., Collingwood.  East, B. C.  -F-7L. MePherson, Esq., Edmonds, B.  7 c ":       ': ������������������'���������������������������      ���������-.-: ',- ���������������������������'"���������  J.Loye, Esq., East Bumatiy, B. C.  It  ' C. F. Sprott, Esq., Burnaby Lake, B.  .-' 7C.   . -   .v    " "'   7Y.' ",  ^H. Davey, Esq., Cedar Cottage, B. C.  F. H. Wright,, Esq., CentralPark, B  C. - ���������..;���������������'���������-'-���������������������������  Thos. Sandei'son, Esq., Central Park,  -B. C.....-7-7.  JC;-J. M. Dew'itt, Esq., Central Park,  :    B. C.   :  C. H. Rose, Esq., Central Park, B. C.  J. Churchland, Esq., Central Park, B.  .' '" C.7-   .  Geo. Rumble, Esq., Central Park, B.  C .     - ..'���������'  C F. Chaffey, Esq., Central Park, B.  C.  The    Slanagement    bespeaks    the  hearty co-operation; of every resident  of South Vancouver and Burnaby.  A membership ticket entitles the  holder to copies of all the literature  issued by the Provincial Government  to the Farmers' Institutes, to free entries in the Annual Fall Fair, to the  value of One Dollar, and free admission to the buildings during the Exhibition.  Annual Fee, $1.00  Membership tickets and any other  information can be procured from the  Secretary-Treasurer, P. O. Box 235,  Central Park.  We see that some are improving  their phone system by instaling the  watch phone. We believe from experience this ie a great improvement.  During the past week there has occurred two  awful calamities whieh have shocked all who have  read the accounts of them. We refer first to the  dreadful holocaust in New York, where about 150  girls and women lost their lives in the burning of  a shirt-waist facton. From the accounts given a\ e  would gather that scores of thes unfortunate creatures never hacha chance for their lnes. We are  told that the firemen had to baiter down many  doors with axes in order to release those who  otherwise would have suffered the same late of  their less fortunate fellows. Such catastrophies as.  this are an awful warning against high buildings  and inadequate fire escapes. It is "criminal to allow  them to be constructed, and we should not wait  until we are warned in this way before administer- .  ing preventive methods.  The second is that of the   foundering  of. the  steamer Sechelt just outside of Victoria.   This case  touches us nearer home.;   Many of us have frequently sailed up the-coast-in the "old tub."   She  was not a seaworthy vessel, "and no man.-had any  right to. send" her outside of a harbour.   She 'might  have been moderately safe in Burrard Inlet, but  tO;let her go out into tiie Straits of Georgia was .  sheer madness.Y It was ten chances to oue that  she  would   go  down.    This  vessel  was  always  known to be top-heavy, ahd one never heard her  7 spoken,of, except in terms of Contempt'.and sus--  picion.   How an.v company would dare to operate  such an  unsafe craft in such dangerous waters,  as is constantly experienced in the Straits, is past:  comprehension. \,  ��������� ,.. In behalf of publie safety, in,, behalf of the  bereaved ones, in behalf, of eominoii humanity, it  is up to the proper authorities to make a tuost  searching investigation into this disaster. ' '  \ This is not the only vessel of the type, which is  being "operated-on this coast, and often large  crowds are packed on these craft ahd'a "pot-luck"!1  chance . taken for their. safety. The publie are  usually careless-of these matters and are willing  to trust to the transportation--companies,, some,of  whom are only too willing to reap a few dollars  at the risk of scores of lives.  The public have the right to demand the most  drastic measures being taken in.-, this case against  those responsible, and also to demand a careful  investigation into some other vessels in common  use on this coast.  There is a persistent humor that R. h. Borden,        w>*.,  the leader of the opposition at Ottawa, has re-^rf^fWjt  signed.   There is no doubt that Mr. Borden hast p^||#|  not been a very successful leader, but it shoulfli Z^-fM^  be remembered"that, he has been laboring under,. JJ}-$:f  severe difficulties.   In the first place he has only, *;:f������f  been leader of a hopelessly outnumbered oppofci������Y?'^V  tion, which is about the least likely position in r v -  which a man can gain popularity.   Then, again, '^>  Mr   Borden is a very quiet, reserved man/ alidK *.  absolutely honest in every act, and while^btfth'  -  his followers and his opponents admit his per- " ~f  feet honesty of motive, yet many lack confidence !+  m his ability as a leader.   We are of the opinion ,  that Mr -Borden-has-not-made-the-mow'TDi-hiar_"       '^"  opportunities as a leader of the opposition.'  He  has lost many chances of doing a good service "to  his country by not strongly opposing many measures which passed the House with but little opposition.    For instance,  the Autonomy Bill could  have been blocked and the present reciprocity  atrreement is slipping along with but little real  objection.    The  Conservatives  of the  provinces  are more alive to the situation than are the federal members, apparently.  Manv sugc&tions have been made as to his successor, but no one has^mentioned the one" man who  is pre-eminently fitted to lead the Federal ToriesY  viz.,  Sir Charles ^Hibbert Tupper.    Canada hasY       y  been   the loser   because-of the   absence   of Sir   ������������������  Charles from federal politics.    He. is a man of       -Yv  rare ability and wide experience.    As a speaker ^ 7;  he has no peer in the Dominion.   His integrity is       Y77-  beyond doubt and as a'" citizen he is a true im- 7  perialistic Canadian.   Factional prejudice should      7 Y  be buried and Canada should demand the service , Y  Yo.fher hest sons.   We have no sympathy with the   7.:,>j':j���������;-;���������  jiei-petual spite and bickerings which are eharac-   7,   : 7^  terisiic  of-aiany Jiard-headed   pai'tizans  of both;  parties.    We should be ready to give and take,  Y-<Y-7  and as long ;is a man isYrue ahdjjhouest he should        4:  be supported." providing he   has   tho'necessary  .,   -7  qualih'eations.    Sir Charles lias them a'hd-.'-.should    7;_,  be urged by lii;s party-to once more come t(V tho.'  ;:-.YY  frontY It would be the best: thing for the party    7 ;7  and for Canada as well. 7  A NEW PSER. i.  (From the Standard of Empire.)    ;  '"The King lias conferred the dignity of a baron   ���������-.'  iof''the United Kingdom upon Sir Edward Ten-���������  nant,. Bart., who  has -just been  appointed Lord  High Commissioner to the General Assembly of 7  the Church of Scotland.    The new peer is the  brother-in-law of two prominent statesmen.    His  sister married Mr. Asquith, the Prime Minister/  while his wife is a sister of Mr. George Wynd-  ham.   He was born in 1.S59. and was "educated at '_  Eton,  afterwards graduated at Trinity College,  -Cambridge.   For some time he-was private secretary to. the-Secretary for Scotland.   In 1906 -.he'.'  became member of Parliament for Calisbury, but  los the seat at the election in "Januarv last year.  The death of his father, the" late Sir Charles'Tennant, in 1906, made him the-'head...of' the family,  and the master of a fortune of over 3,000^000 7  pounds." ^-'QikMhH  -- .--'������������������ ������������������.,--;.i#������.-g!,s- THE WESTERN CALL  t  ���������I-  r.  MATERIALS  New stock of CAMERAS, FILMS,  PAPERS, Etc. at I. D. S.  Amateur Films developed;  DRUG STORE  ay~  "%  (LePatourel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Av. & Main St  Phone 2236  ������.|n|i i il I'll till IM M"M"M"M"H"I   * * * i * ���������!'������<l * >\>* * * * <l 11 M^M******  "GREAT WHITE RAJAH."  Romanet   of  the' Wedding   of   Lord  Ether's Daughter.  Miss Sylvia Brett, daughter of Lord  Ether, who waa married to Mr. Vyner  Brooke, becomes the heiress to tbe  throne of the kingdom of Sarawak, in  Borneo, a region of 52,000 square miles,  < irith a mixed   population   ot 500,000  head-hunters, Malaya, Siamese, Hindus  and Chinese.  ' Mr. Vyner .Brooke is the son of Sir  Charles Johnson   Brooke, the "Great  White Rajah," who at   the   age of  eighty-three   wields   despotic   power  over one of the most romantic kingdoms   in the world.   Sarawak   was  given to Sir James Brooke ,by a grateful native Sultan in 1842, and the present Rajah la the nephew of Sir James.  The boundaries of Sarawak were ex-  No. 1 Timothy"  cAlfalfa  Prairie  Green  Oat  POULTRY SUPPLIES  oA SPECIALTY  &    ill*   Al"  T. F. VERNON  Successor to S. -W.*-KEITH  Broadway and Wctttninster Road  PHONE 1631  Do you like to be praised yourself?  Then depend upon it the other fellow  will like it.  Pour the oil of encouragement on  the wheels, of progress, and watch 'em  whirl. v  No one likes to be gushed at, and  any fool can tell flattery from the rea:  thing. But when a man has made a  hit with you, tell him bo. He may die  before you get another chance, or jj���������  may die yourself.  It takes quality.-to appreciate quality, so when you praise a thing you are  really offering a compliment to yourself. Doesn't that appeal to you? Will  nothing niove you? Will you let all  the good things in life pas3 you by,  aad you as mum aa a dead owl?  Wake up,-mam!   Watch for a, chance  to praise someone, admit to your Own '  ���������elf that you like what he has done,  and then���������  Tell him so!  >   "S-iaooaQ Suipeai [\e Aq p[og  '���������A  ���������pa^us-reng ^i[Bii*5  said >mod Nonan ivaoh  aovsnvs oxvhoi qvxoH   ���������  aovsnvs aDcnHswvo tvaoh  i  ���������  ��������� ���������  t  f  ���������  t  | teAvpsojig f������9 '0^ $ SJIIiAf |  t *      I  ^������������������4������:<^X^<'**<""!"X~>**X**,J"X,,M*  ^X-������X������X"X"X**-X^-������X<***X-<"X^-  I PPDDV PaPer Ban8er' u,n,er   *  Ji 1 Ll\l\ I       and Decorator  tended In 1861; 1885 and 1890.  Kuchlng, the   capital,   where   the  Rajah's paiace stands, is situated on  the river Sarawak, twenty-three miles  from the coast, and has been the scene  of fierce rebellions   and   encounters.  The Sea-Dyaks, the most formidable  of head-hunters, haye been tamed by  the English Rajahs, and the peace of  the little kingdom <- is rarely broken.'  The annual revenue is about $900,000,  and the unexplolted treasure of Sarawak include gold, silver, dlcmonds, antimony, quicksilver,   and   coal.   The  army consists of 500 English-trained  Dyaks, and the police   number   150,  both forces being under. British offl-  TEL LHIM   80.  cers. ,  Mrs. Vyner Brooks and her husbsndj  are expected to visit before long the'.  romantic country over which they will ey.   Many a generous man is  one day reign m Rajs* and,Ranee.     |niggard of praise.  Don't be afraid to praise people. It  Is all very well to say it hurts a boy  or a man or a woman to praise; there  may be those who do their best work  without encouragement, but let us remember that nearly all of us living  on this earth are human beings, and  human beings work best when encouraged. '  It is a g.eat mistake not to tell people when you are satisfied with them,  ii the cook sets> before you a dinner  fit for a king, tell her so.  Don't be too lofty to praise the ot-  flc* boy if his work is commendable.  Tell him so.  "it is harder for some people to give  praise than It Is for them to give mon-  very  I SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and  Decor-  | ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc.  2022 Westminster Ave.  Moderate charges  Estimates given  t^*******a*4**^'*******^  "We recommend the following article to those  readers who imagine that the temperance move-  , ment is simply an effort on the part of "cranks:"  It has always been bur contention that the economic and social aspect of this question is of vital  importance. This article which we reprint is  taken from the .editorail columns of the "Monetary Timet;" Canada's financial authority and a  journal whose reputation is above question.  The article is as follows: ^  - "Among the arguments that temperance peo-   ^  * pie might use, but do not seem to have,used great- "  ly, in favor of total abstinence,-from intoxicating  drink, is that such abstinence' will prolong life,  ancl thereby lessen the cost of life insurance.  There is abundant proof that letting strong  drink^ alone lengthens tbe lives of many. We ^  have had it in the annual reports of a Canadain  life company, the Temperance and General, now  merged in the Manufacturers Jjife. We have it  still in the figures furnished by various life companies of the Ignited Kingdom, where comparisons compared with the expectation under such  policies. ' ;  Announcements (have teen madte  in (these  columns, year after year, of the experience of the  now celebrated United Kingdom Temperance and  1 General Life Institution* perhaps the best auth-  ~ ority on the- nubjeet- extant. - It jwas jnnif ormly jn   favor of the teetot^r as a life risk.   This com-"  pany's actuary, Mr. "Roderick MacKenzie Moore,  compiled and submitted io the British Institute  t>i Actuaries several years ago a paper, having  elaborate tables and diagrams, showing the comparative mortality' under assured lives of abstainers u.id non-abstainers for sixty":one years, namely, fr'-m 1841 to 1901. The paper in question was  an exnaiistiye one, dealing with 324,673 individual cases.   The investigation was begun by Sir. W\  1 P. Hardy, the former actuary of the institution*  and by him brought down to the year 1������&2. The  subsequent work has been done by Mr. Moore.  The paper sets forth tbat the following propositions are conclusively proved:  F" Y That the non-abstainers assured in  the Institution' are good average lives, generally  equal to the V<-t a'"'rtr������t"d standard of assured  life, namely, the Om Table. '  '���������'.'Second.'- That the abstainers show a marked  superiority to the non-abstainers throughout the  entire working years of life for every class of  policy, and for both sexes, however tested.  A pamphlet on  the subject of Teetotalers as  Insurants wa-.  published in >~ew York not long  ago by Mr. C   W. ScovpI. of the Provident Life,  which company, wo believe. I   *. at all events had,  n total abst'nence deprrtment  It used the figures  of Mr. ^norp avc have quoted above, and appears  to h;. /e added to tbe number of cases cited, from  either the samp sourer*     ��������� oih'iv sonre.es*  for he  swells the iiimibfr dealt with more than 13^.000.  Among these 132.000 deaths, 7.">.671 of them "were  among the moderate clrinl:r>rs and 56 S02 among  the teetotalers.   Here is an expose n^r    ���������> the moderate rWHcer     "IS. 869 deaths���������equal to almost  25 pe Y l���������..���������'���������������������������'  "v "* is amazed.'" s?ys this writer, to find  that in the ton y^ars frmn nee forty to age fifty���������  the very prime of lif���������������there are only 6.246  deaths among the abstainers, -while there are 10.-  861 deaths anion? the moderate druikers���������an excess of 4.615 deaths in that single decade." ..  "Another, and a very recent tribute to the  benefit of insurants from teetotalism. is to be  found in the report for 1910 of an English company, the Sceptre Li1> Association, whieh has a  Temperance as well as a General Section of policy-holders. Calculating on the basis of the Actuaries' Ilm table, the mortality experience of,this  Company was that where 126 deaths were ex  pected in the General Section, 111 actually occurred; while 133 were expected in the Temperance Section only 61 occurred, v Here is a remarkable saving. And'to show that last year's  rate was not exceptional a table is submitted  showing the deaths in the two sections in twenty-  seven years., From 1889 to 1910 inclusive in the  General Section there were 3,352 deaths expected  and 2, 674 actually occurred. During the same  twenty-seven years in the Temperance Section  the deaths expected were 2,311, and only 1,214 occurred. To abstain from liquor, therefore, is  proved to have a commercial value in the insurance world by tbe experience of this company.  ANOTHBB WIXED WA&RUGJS.  Toronto "Sentinel."  Another case of domestic discord has come to  our notice as the result of a mixed marriage. In  this case an Anglican girl married a Roman Catholic, who is a Government official in Toronto.  Their pre-nuptial agreement was that while the  husband was to remain a Roman Catholic, the wife  was to continue to attend her own church,, and  their children should be brought up as Anglicans.  For seven years this arrangement was observed  with fidelity. At the end of that period, when  four children were born to' the couple, the parish  priest interfered and insisted that the children,  who had been 'attending an Anglican school and  an Anglican chuv.ii, should be transferred immediately to the separate  school and the Roman  Catholic Church.  ~ Up-tor this~poirr the-man- in -the-case- had -beei^  an indulgent husband and father.    He had kept  his agreement in an honorable way, but the advent  of the priest icto the home charged tU������ charactej  of the man entirely.   He refused to bo bound an\  longer by the terms of hiH agreement, and insisted  that the' childr<Mi should attend his church aud  the separate school.    It was in  vain the wift  pleaded with him to carry out his bargain with  ' lifer.    The priest had made him believe that it  was his duty to ignore the promise he had made  and to obey the instructions of the Church,   The  wife, being a woman of some strength of will,  resisted.   She refused to be coerced,    Tlw> strife  between the couple continued with growing in  tensity under the skilful   manipulation   of thi. J  priest, who, finding the woman 'obdurate, finally  influenced tho biu.baud to place the. children r.  a Roman Catholic institution wfthout the knowl-'  edge or^consent of their mother.    They refused,  to tell her. where they had iput fafehi.   All the information she could get was that she would neve  see them again unless she consented to have them!  brought up as Roman CatlidlirJsY In %is ���������'desperatei  situation the poor vAfomiin -suffered ail the agony j,  of a mother bereft of hei^ehildi'cn, "until.she could!  7 stand it no longer, andHvas forced to consent to;  the priest having his' own way in order that s)n;  might have her little ones "aroiiiid her. ^  The effect in the home;lias been .to.destroy the-  confidence and affection _th'at -formerly, subsisted;  "- between the man and hisYwifeY Where love ruled;  'a .-few months ago suspicion -and distrust -prevail  to-day.   The mother lias: been changed to a housekeeper and a nurse.  -How long even these relations can' be maintained is a question that only  time will solve.   It.'is'r.ot in the nature of things  that the old harmonious, apd affectionate relations'-  "���������can-be restored.   .The home is destroyed.    The  woman- lives in a state; of nervous apprehension  that her children vyill be taken, from4ier again:  Every time they go to church'-with the father she  awaits with dread his refiirn. fearing that he .will  come back to her without her little, ones.   Whati  ever the ultimate, result niav be, it is clear that intor  .this once, happy honie the Roman priest has in-  7 trodnc"edridiscord;'and distrust which in all' proba7  bility .will develop! into a, mutual hatred.    ,  The time has arrived when tHeYdlgnity'^of the  law must be maintained...The authorities should  interfere and adjudicate all such eases on the eyjf j'  dence and not on the word of a priest.; '"'"  DOES THE  SMALL PRINT  Trouble you when you are,Reading, then it's time to see about  your  eyes.  OUR SIGHT-TESTING METHODS ARE THOROUGHLY  UP-TO-DATE  and the Lenses  we give  are Ground to Suit the  Spherical Defects of  tee eye  Our Style of  Mountings Consists  of the Very Latest on  The Market.  GEO. G. BIGGER  OPTICIAN  143 HasHtqs St., W  .i ���������  South Vancouver Bakery         MAIN STREET  Cakes, Pastry Bread, Confectionery  Wedding & Birthday Cakes a Specialty j  , South Vancouver Bakery, GEORGE HERRING, Prop  I  ���������  !������������.������'��������������������������������� -  'I   t-mVrU^Ll  24IO  Westminster Rd  MT. PLEibT  VANCOUVER  RUBBER Tl*������ WORK A SPECIALTY  STEELE <& MUIR  ���������CARRIAOE WORK; GENERAL 3UACKSMITHINQ  PW      H0R5E SHOEING,   JOBBING  We opened our Branch Store at the Corner  Fraser and Miles Avenue 1st of March  G. I McBride & Co.  BUILDERS'  HARDWARE  STOCK  IS FULL  A LARGS  SHIPMENT  OF STEP  LADDERS  HOUSE  GLEAMING  Is At Hand.  We have the  Utensils 7  N^cessa"^   ' 7  for Such Work  G. L McBride & Co.  *C0R. *6th AVE and MAIN ST.     Phone 2353 ^y^M^XMHiiniK  /��������� i, --<V, I*"-*  3  w ^TjJ** .������TKt v  THE WESTERN CALL  PHONE 97//  Calls Answered Day or Night ...  Robert Hayner & go.  Domipion   Undertaking  Parlors  Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Spacious Chapel and Reception Room.  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B. C.  Hie Western M  Issued every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  P. 0. COX 1123, SOUTH HILL ESTIMATES GIVEN I  LEGISLATION   MAKES  MONTREAL  AN ISLAND NO LONGER.  t  I  v  ���������  V  t  t  v  F. Webb  PLUMBING  Stove   Connections  & General Repairs  x  Spanning of Rivers Joins City to the  Mainland���������St. Lawrence Route vs.  Georgian Bay Canal���������Canada a Mor-  mon Stronghold���������Ladies Object to  Imported Wives���������Blood Transfusion  Recalls Spark of Life.  i  Shop Address:  i  53rd Avj., Half Block West of Fraser Ave. I  I  Residence: COR. 21st AVE. and ONTARIO ST.- i  t  .x~:..>.x^~>*.x.*.h.**.k~^  JThis:isJthe_  FURNACE  we install.  (From our own Correspondent.)  Montreal, March" 20.- If tat pick  and shovel men work as hard when  the time comes as the legislators have  been doing lately, the island of Montreal will be ancient history oven tc  the present generation. Bill after bill  is being presented to the Legislature  at Quebec and charter after charter is  oeing sought asking for power and  authority to build bridges and tunnels  across the St. Lawrence and the Riviere des Prairies from the mainland  to the island of Montreal. Of course  the rivers will still be there, but if the  plansTall mature the crossing of them  i'romHhe island to the mainland will  tie like crossing the Seine from one  district to- another of Paris.  No less than7seven railway and development companies want to get into  the city. Two of them would tunnel  the river, the jothers would biiild  bridges  have just made a million dollar bond!tinned circling. Conversation froze  issue through the Dominion Securities, on pallid'lips as they sat awaiting the  They are being snapped up in record inevitable crash. Only the voice of  time-even beating the old record held the Small Boy's mothe rrippled along  by this same firm a year or so ago for! serenely '  disposing of lis offerings. .The char-1 The nervous young woman could  actor of Pat Burns himself is in the'stand it na longer./ln sheer despair  meantime responsible for this. People .h6 ventured, ������������ a^JIT-  in the east think as much of the old [pardon me- your dear little boy-"  iTX^bTLs8 ^VV11 the     The ���������* a*dre88������d starid blankly.  but It'Ith?   ������!������ fown' then grasped the situation. "Malcolm!"  but its the rattling success    he has'8ne 8ald BWfipHv    ���������������������,������������������,.��������� A  nude * ,U business ������,., ������*. ,-ose -������������^"S^JH������������? Z  lit.,*   I**,   " 1"7  '^.Y^'^l  k^W������'&  CALL  TO  -7-93  I  Come and see us  or call  Phone  6643  Oakley Heating & Sheet Metal Co.  ', ios   BROADWAY, EAST.  who have money to invest anxious to  get in with him. The Beil Telephone  is also putting out another issue, this  time through the Royal Securities,  Max Aitken, Canada's British M. P.,  being the father of it, so to speak.  Max is coming back to home and glory  soon and Montreal is preparing a brass  band welcome for him.  Mormons in Canada.  Agents of Mormonism are, active in  Montreal. They are distributing literature throughout the city. They are  endeavoring by personal intercourse to  persuade members of many churches  to accept the doctrines of the so-called  Church of Jesus.  After some careful sleuthing on the  part of members of a missionary society, here, it has been learned that  two elders of the Mormon church have  been very successful-during the past  few-months in getting converts. Most  of the Mormons still practice polygamy and are putting up a strong fight  against those who are attacking their  methods and arguments in proselyting.  The Hon.-Winston Churchill in the  British House *of Commons has just  started an investigation into the ways  ling, Miss Vinton's afraid you'll make  yourself giddy."  One of them h*- conceived  Ihn,^ ,    h    de? ������'' tuatieI������^ thei bf the. Mormons throughout the British  whole island, passing under tho atroata ��������� ,i ���������'    ^ ���������___,..__���������   ��������� .._    ^..^ ^.  BREAD  5c  Full w<^ht  One & one-quarter  pound loaf    for .  Confectionery,  Fruits, Etc., a Specialty  Your Patronage cordially solicited.  \. C. Ornamental Iron & Fence Co., Ltd.  ������HONE 6571  COR. WESTMINSTER AVE, and FRONT ST  whole island, passing under the streets  from south to north, under Mdunt Roy-  al and out goodness knows where in  one of. the back parishes. The promoters are working like mad to obtain the necessary consent to start  work. Montreal needs more ways of  communication with the mainland to  the south of her, but it is .doubtful if  she- is quite ready to go into bridge  building and tunnelling wholesale.  There is something behind all this ac-  -ivlty and excitement which the pubic, as yet, has not - been able to  athom. '       -   '    r  New Phase of Waterways Projects.  Heretofore Montreal has been look-  ad upon as an unanimous champion  of the Georgian Bay canal project, so  that it waa with some 'surprise that  he plans outlined by Mr. Henry Hol-  vate, the expert engineer, for th* i������-  velopment   of   Canada's   waterways,  were received so heartily.    Mr. Hol-  late asserts that if the present  St.  Lawrence route were improved as it  would be quite possible to improve it,  it would prove so much superior to  the Georgian Bay canal route as to  render the consideration of that vast  project entirely superfluous.  -  , '-    :,  vPor  many  years,''  said   Mr.   Hol-  gate, "theimprovement of the St. Lawrence canal system has been discussed,  but not in such a way as to produce  definite  conclusions.    No  comprehensive estimates and surveys have been  made so as to determine the practicability  of  increasing the   capacity  of  this route to Montreal on such a scale  as contemplated for the Georgian Bay  canal, with locks 650 feet long, 75 feet  wide and a  minimum of 22  feet of  water on the sill.    I think the time  has come when such a study of the  St. Lawrence should be made, and this  before we commit-ourselves to heavy  expenditures on existing routes."  Mr. Holgate also made incidental reference to the proposed development of  power at Long Sault rapids, saying  that the idea of canalizing the river  by maintaining the navigation channel in the river and erecting dams below the various rapids had been the  dream of engineers for many years.  Industries on the  Boom.  Despite the fact that reciprocity does  not stand a chance of being settled  one way or the other for some time  to come, Canadian industries are booming, and there is a feeling of the ut;  most confidence pervading the atmosphere breathed"  by those    who have  money tied up in Canadian industrial  securities.     The   severe   depressions  which have prevailed during the past  twelve months in such staples as ce-  *g  ment, iron and asbestos are now lifting  and legitimate business is getting back  to.a normal basis again.   The Amalgamated Asbestos  Corporation,  for   7 -  stance, whose annual    meeting,   was  held last week, give promise of good  times to come by announcing that, although the output.from the mills during the past'season was large, with a  lessening of the.cost of production this  year, due to the adoption,   of newer  methods, and with more, activity, in the  trade this coming    season.7 of which  jsigns are now apparent; the results of  the coming year will show greta improvement.   An English syndicate has  purchased ??r'0,000 treasury bonds of  this company and ?200,000 more will  probably be purchased later on, so that  the organization now "has the same  working capital as at the commencement of its operations.   Shareholders  in this and other industrial companies  have great confidence in. the future, no  matter what the political aspect.  On the whole, industrial stocks and  bonds have never; been looked upon  more favorably than now. The P.  Burns, Limited, of Calgary, the great  ranchers  and packers    of the  west,  Empire, and', Canadians who object to  them are furnishing him with valuable  information as^to their movements in  Canada. ,  Thoughtful Miss Vinton.  The Small Boy's mother was the only  ^ne who sat unmoved while the Small  Boy himself���������must unwelcome addition to the Informal afternoon tea���������  gleefully galloped around the circular  table, daintily, spread with silver and  china, and towered over by a cut-glass  lamp. .   \  "1'ts a squircus pony!"?shrilled the infant joyously, as he tossed his flaxen  locks and twinkled his besocked legs  with- ever-increasing speed.  "Met cy! He'll have the lamp over!"  shivered a nervous young woman, as  the human gryscope stumbled over the  edgeedge of a rug, clawed at the table  for support, -then triumphantly -con-  REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE  Between Nose and Eyes a strange contest arose,  The spectacles set them unhappily  wrong,  The point in dispute was, as all the  world knows  To which the said spectacles ought  to belong.  So Tongue was the lawyer and argued  the cause *  With a great deal of skill, and a wig  full bf learning '  While chief-baron Ear sat to balance  '��������� the laws.  So famed for his talent in nicely discerning.  In behalf of the Nose It will quickly  appear,., '  And your lordship, he said, will un-  .    doubtedly find,  That tbe  Nose  has  had  spectacles  always in wear,  Which amounts to possession time out  of mind.  Then   holding  the   spectacles  up   to  the court���������  Your lordship observes they are made  with a straddle,  As wide as the ridge of the Nose is,  in short,  Deslgn'd to sit close to it just like a  'Saddle.  '       '    '  Again, would your lordship a moment  8UPP086'  ('Tl8 a case that has happened and  -may. be again)  That the visage, or ^countenance had  - not a Nose ' ������ 7  Pray, who would, or who could, wear  spectacles then? ";    ...  On the whole it appears and my argument shows,     ' vi "  With a reasoning tbe court will' never  condemn,, , "  '  We Deiiy(ei,  the Goods;:  , * v ' *%  '' 1"   ^s ^'^7 kh  k',:t%S  :'nrM  "7?tf \  Wit  :���������%:���������  - tl  615-617 15th Ave.  AND  Westminster Rd.  That the spectacles plainly were'made  for the Nose, ', ., ���������  And the Nose ^was as plainly intended  for them.  Then shifting his side .(as a lawyer  knows how),_.  He pleaded again (ln behalf of the  ^ Eyes; ��������� j   -   '  But  what v were his^ arguments  people 'knew,,  For the court did  not think  equally wise.  ents  few '-���������.,���������.; <T  .' '������������������     '   ���������������������������:'.       \    J\ "\  ink- them\yk'S-.>Y-V  1'  Y'-Y ������.v;  So his lordship decreed ln a  solemn, tone.  4  "&*Jt  Declsive and clear, without one if oi  hW  but���������  That< svhenever the  Nose  put  -,' ^spectacles on,  By    daylight    or   candlelight���������Eyes  should be shut. " \'  ���������^-Cowper.  'i'Y  New Arrivals  Ladies' Shirt Waist,   Corsets  and Underwear, Men's Shirts,  Boots and Shoes/ ."" "  We wish to call your attention to pur  t unit  ���������A  St  *t  ?A  A"  A*  I!  AV  x*  m^^m     A..A,A^Ar^A***iP4*^  We have a Nice Line of .  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If It's Good, We Have It:  H. HARFORD  Arthur, on the Great Lakes, is brought  to Owen Sound by water and thence to  Montreal, via Toronto. This is a haul  of no less than 460 miles over the company's own lines. The direct line from J  Victoria Harbor to Montreal will be  369 miles, or 91 miles . less than the  route used in the past. Victoria Harbor will be dredged tto a depth of 27  feet, ar.u there will be two wharves,  3600 feet long and 700 feet wide, separated by a waterway of 600 feet. The  company's plans call for an elevator of  six units on the east side 'of the harbor, with a storing capacity of 12,Q,G0,-  000 bushels,  complete.  One of these units is now  AN OPAL LIZARD.  Mr. T. C. Wolaston, of Gleneig,  South Australia, is in possession of a  unique and valuable specimen recently  discovered at the White Cliffs opal  mines, New South Wales, consisting of j slightest  the opalized bones of one of the great'  sea lizards, probably an unnamed saurian allied to the pleslosarua. There  are ^thirty-five vertebrae "bones, three  paddle bones and "flippers," many ribs  (some of them intact in the kaolin),  and numerous other bones which only  an expert could identify. They are all  well opalized, mostly a bluish'color,  and quite translucent when held to the  light, but the bone structure can also  be plainly seen in many pieces. Isolated saurian bones have, 'from time to  time,   been  unearthed  in   the  nor-general. The Duke has visited  most of the British dominions beyond  the seas at different times of his career, and throughout his travels he has  been not a mere tourist, but a worker.  What the Duke of Coniiaught stands  for today in the eyes or' all men is solid  diplomacy and honest imperialism, diplomacy that knows no makeshifts, imperialism which knows no party. Incidentally there is quoted a.story which  it is said the Duke tells against himself.    It is certainly amusing:  "On one occasion," says the "Empire  Magazine," "a young subaltern putting  a company of infantry through their  drill managed to.get them into a terrible muddle; The Duke; who was watching tae effort, called the subaltern and  asked, smiling:  "���������'Have you any idea what your men  are supposed to be doing?'  "The boy saluted and replied:  '"No,   sir.'    Then  with   a   roguish  gleam in his eye he added:    'Not the  Have you, sir?"*  ���������   ���������  ,���������  CUSTOMS.  AN IDEA IN  HOUSEKEEPING.  The Canadian customs revenue for  the first eleven months of the current  fiscal year amounts to almost $69,000,-  000, an increase of nearly $11,000,000  lover   the   corresponding period   last  'year.  FA8HION NOTES.  ������26������,OOOI0OO RENTAL.  If there 1b one thing more than an  same' 0*her that strikes one when looking  mines, and last year Jtr. Wollaston Bt y,,,, 8eR80n's fashions In dresses,  sold to the British Museum a few, trom 8ultB ���������,������, hatRf u ,8 the extreme sim-  the new field, whence the rare black pi^ty of the lines and the absence Vjf  opel comes, which were identified as mich trimming and "fussy" effects,  those of the dinosaur, but no skeleton The BkIrt8 hang 8Hm and straight, al-  nearly ao complete has before been.most aiwayB devoid of even relieving  found there, the nearest approach hav- folds of material, and are ahort. The  ing been one sold by Mr. Wollaston to |walklng 8k,rta ���������������, very ghortf whIle  The gross estimated rental for England and Wales in 1908-9 waa ������366,-  944,896, and the rentable value ������215,-  809,542, an increase of 1.6 per cent in  the year in the first case, and 1.2 per  cent in the second.   These facts are  given in the annual local taxation returns, which have Just been issued by Association  the local government board.   The in-1  crease in London ln the gross value  amounted to 0.6, and the increase,in  the rateable value 0.5 per cent.  As between 1908 and 1909, the rateable value  of agricultural  land  in England and  Wales, which had shown a persistent  decrease since 1897, bad increased by  nearly   ������69,000.    Between  1905 and  1909 the increase  tor England and  Wales in the gross value (or gross estimated rental) of property amounted  to upwards of ������18,600,000, and tbe increase tn rateable value to upwards of  ������12,500,000.  *   *   *  ONTARIO MINERALS.  the Sydney Museum Borne years ago.  Unfortunately the head is missing, although long and careful search was  made.  ���������'  ���������   ���������  TICKET-OP-LEAVE  ABOLITION.  On April 1 the old tlcket-of-leave system'will pass away, and a new Central  for the aid of Dis-  The in-S charged convicts will begin its work.  The- association has been established  through the influence of the home* office, and will have a government grant.  Its .general council will Include two  representatives of each, ot the societies which have made a point of aiding  discharged convicts., Under the new  scheme representatives of these societies will be admitted to' tbe convict  prisons, where they will be able to  make.'arrangements for the future of  convicts who . desire v help. On discharge from prison ,,a convict who  keeps' in' touch with the society, and  "runs straight," will be. freed absolute-  If he after-  the longest one merely touch tbe  floor; Jackets show the same tendency; and by the time spring is well tthem-al1 toc aan,e  advanced the short boleros and Etbns  will most probably be greatly - in favor.  Most of tbe jackets are in'square box  effects, not unlike boys   coats, while  We were talking about housekeeping  the other day and one woman remarked with a sigh that It was almost time  for the "annual spring house-cleaning.  "I don't intend to do it in the old fashioned way this year," she added.    "I  think I shall get in the vacuum cleaner."  "Well, we use a vacuum cleaner, too,"  said he companion, "but I always think  there is so much more housecleaning  than just getting rid of accumulated  dust and making things clean. That  is the other half of the task."  "What is the other half?" I asked,  curiously.  "Of course, I don't suppose everyone does the same, but at our house  we make it, in addition a time for get  ting rid of more than dirt. Mother and  I have instituted a system of our own,  and it works splendidly. Before we  put things back in their places we  practically take every article In the  house and ask, "Ib this either useful  or beautiful?" If it is useful, we keep  it; if it is beautiful, we do the same.  But if it isnt either���������out It goes!"  "Where is 'out?'   What do you do j  with it?"  "Out to the loft above our woodshed. There we keep all our old trunks  and castoff clothing and broken furniture and even old pictures. Oh, we  have a fine collection of useless and  ugly things out there! I've often  thought of having a 'rummage sale,'  but it seems silly to otter to sell to  people things we won't use ourselves.  Occasionally there is an opportunity  for me to give some of it away."  - "But, surely, that is a pretty Btrict  rule���������useful or beautiful,"���������objected  the other. "It seems to, me I have  many things, but ^wouldn't part with  Glory, ambition, armies, fleets, thrones, crown: playthings for grown children.���������Victor Hugo.  MOTHER GOOSE IN SCHOOL.  According to the Chicago Chronicle,  Professor McClintock, of the Chicago  University, >has been telling the teachers of his city that the Mother Goose  rhymes are. a scientific vehicle for conveying knowledge. Thereupon the funny man of the Chronicle proceeds to  suggest the following adaptations o������  some familiar verses: *  Tom, Tom, the/banker's son,  Stole a million and off he ran;  He   spent   the   rocks   on   gilt-edged  stocks,  And now he owns five city blocks.  The following, it is suggested, would  impress on the plastic mind a commercial tendency of our age:  Sing a song of six-bits.  Pockets full of "dust,"  Four and twenty oil wells  Joined into a trust;  When the trust was ready  The wells began to spout,  And those who put tbeir money in  Began to take it out  Or this, to inculcate careful dealings  in the markets:  Baa, baa, black sheep.  Have you any wool?  Well, I should say  A warehouse full.  But I don't care, who  Sells or buys���������,  I am going to hold It  Till the prices rise,  THE LITTLE WIDE-AWAKE8.  "For instance?'*  The other thought for a moment-  then said:   "Some old pictures, for one (  thing.   They are not useful, and they i  the sleeves are simply the perfectly are not beautiful certainly, not when  plain1 close-fitting coat sleeve. One of judged by our present standards of  the new features 1b the broad collar, art. They are very old-fashioned, and  Coat revers are wide, and the sailor have queer old wooden frames, but my  collar is being used on every garment father brought them from England a,  possible. It has a place even on the great many years ago aud I wouldn't  kimonos and lingerie dresses, as well part with them willingly.  as on all tbe wraps. Skirts with the ^ oh but you 8ee you were iimiting  raised waist line, are ln favor gain, the application of that word 'beautiful.'  and are generally becoming. Each of BaW the- first speaker, triumphantly,  the spring garments seems to be strlv- Those pictures are not useful, but they  ing to add to the narrow effect��������� I are beautiful���������beautiful in point of ten-  everything is narrow, sleeves, should- Aer asociatlons.   The kind of thing I  Tbe mineral output of the Province;  of Ontario during 1910 was over $39,-  250,000, an increase of over $6,000,000.  The,Province now ranks third among  the  silver-producing  communities  of  tbe world, ..being surpassed  only by  Mexico and the United States.  *   *   *  C. P. R.'S NEW GRAIN LINE.  The Canadian Pacific Railway's new  grain line, connecting Montreal with  the company's new port, Victoria Harbor, ontbe southeastern part of Georgian Bay, will probably be ready in  time to' move tbe wheat crop ot 1911.  , At tbe present time, grain leaving Port  ly from polfce supervision,  ward misbehaves, or Is not sincere' in  his efforts to abstain from crime,- he  may again be-brought under the strict  system of police control.  ,    *   ������   *  "    THE NECE8SARV MAN.  <frs, hips, backs, and dresses. Some of  the skirts are only two yards wide at  tbe hem.  The Bame note of simplicity reigns  in the world of bats. There are,many  simple sailor shapes with round or  box brims. One novel shape in a.small  hat suggests a military helmet, being  banish are not of that stamp. What I  object, to are green piano drapes and  lace tides for chairs and unsaitary  rag carpets and cake plates with holes  to tie ribbon bows in, and   "Oh, dont extend the list;" begged  her hearer.  :  (May be sung to the tune of "Oh, Dear,  What Can the Matter Be?") .  Oh, dear, what would the nation be,  Oh, dear, what would the people be, ,  Oh, dear, what would the children be, '  Without any primary schools?  No teachers with kindness and friendship or brightness.  To root out the evils and show us uprightness,  No chance to Instruct with their gentle  politeness��������� v  Ob, what a dull world it would be.  No jubilant voices in chorus uniting,  No silver-voiced  bell  all our  yvoung  hearts delighting,  No pleasant rewards every effort requiting���������   -  How lonesome tbe hours would be.  No daily employment our hopes to en-  Nobody, to  guide  us to wisdom  and  knowledge,  No starting in business, no fitting for  college���������  What idlesome paupers we'd be.  Now it you would kno\v now we sharpen our senses,  Why,, stop   in   the   schoolroom   when  study commences,  For digging and working deep down in  trenches���������  Ransacking for truth we shall be.  ONLY A.BABY'S PRAYER.  "Now I lay me down to sleep"���������'twas  just at eventide  A little freckled, chubby boy knelt by-  his mother's side;  The father, in his old arm-chair, was-  moved to tender tears���������  The sound   of   those   pathetic words  brought back his childhood years.  He thought of how he used to kneel beside his little bed.  And Uow his mother knelt there, too���������  alas! she now is dead.  He looked back o'er the vanished years-  when he was but a boy N  So full of hops and innocence���������^hls own.  dear mother's Joy.  ^  Since the; drunkard's cup has thrown  '���������" its shadow o'er his life;  It wrecked his years and crushed the  hope of his devoted wife;  Their wedded love was blighted, and  their home was filled with tears.  And the future'seemed to promise only  ' - dark and dreary years.      ,   ,  "Dod b'ess my papa dear1 tonight, an'  mate him dood and true"���������  Thus came the words from fender lips;  bis heart waB< stirred anew.  The mother hugs her little boy and  checks a straying tear;  The father's heart grows warm again  -With love for'those so dear. ,.- .  .      .      .      .      ^     ���������  Tls night again, and side by side, they  both kneel down and pray  Just as they used to do at home in  times so far away.  The father's heart is true once more���������  his words are kind and mild;  He kneels a. ransomed man at last, led  \   ,7 by* a little child.--s  \.   *  Based upon the fact that Mr. As-  slmply nothing more than a large ' * k������������w ������������ W*d ot thln88 y������u mean!  round crown flattened down at the They belong to the same era as crayon  sides, with .a tiny narrow brim turn- ��������� Portraits ot one's deceased ancestors  ing up close at the crown. Black and and ������arlor decorations of cat tails and  white combinations seem to   be   the dl ^/everlasting', flowers.   And by the  way, don't you think the revolution  which has taken place in our ideas  ultra-smart choice for spring, though  Slack hats relieved with a touch of  quith, speaking recently at the Guild' cerise magenta, or rose are also  ball, described the Duke of Connaught [ popular. A great deal of velvet foil-  as "a necessary man," a writer in this age as well as velvet and silk flowers  month's "Empire Magazine" gives a is used this season; in fact velvet flg-  remarkaoly interesting record of his ures quite prominently - among the  royal higbness's various activities as trimmings. Most of tbe new hats roll  an -amba88ador_of _Queen_7Vlctorla, off the face, either at the frontj>r side?  King Edward, and King George^-actlv- Many of tbe large dress hats are ornS-  ities to which be will materially add mented simply with a single large  shortly by going to Canada as gover- plume.  ^mJ������Jh^j.^m^~Jwj^j^mJ^..j������j~j^j~j..j������.*^������j^.j~j. ^M}w{M{wJM{MjM{^i������{w^.<i������|>������}n{.ijn{������^..|n^M{^Mjwjw*wj������ ^^j~^j~^^v*!**������*^M5,,^****J**.**l,*J,,JMi,^M5**������*^5*^  E. O. GRANT  | 26^8 Main Street       ���������       -       Near Cor. llth Ave.  New Spring Arrivals of  I MEN'S and BOYS' CLOTHING and FURNISHING GOODS.  Boys' Clothing r Specialty.  *  v  v  X  about house-furnishing within the past  ten years is very remarkable? One  can't point to any one thing which has  effected the < change���������perhaps it's because people as a whole are better read  and better educated. Even those who  live In the remote country paits and  haven't- the-intellectual_advantoges_ of  the city are learning to know what is  and what is not truly beautiful. Our  house furnishing' Is being conducted  more and more on lines of simplicity  and harmony all the time, stuffy closed  up parlois crowded with furnituie and  burdened with nick-nacks, are fast be-  . coming things of the past.  jjr "It .was a. much-needed reform Bald  ,������������ the other, J"And' there Is still vast  A'room for Improvement. But I think  Xithat Idea of yours about keeping only  the useful and beautiful i3 a good one. I  -j think I shall try it myself and see how  ������(7It. works. I'm going to begin liouse-  '* J cleaning next week."  .?.+y.\ "If you try it once you will a second  X j time," commented the one who had ud-  Xjvocated the idea. "Just assume an ab-  v solutely ruthlons frame of mind and  a banish simply everything that doesn't  V come under one heading or the other.  Y It pays^!"  Have you tried It?  Amelia Sedley.  B.C. Cafe  Meals  -   25$  Meal ticket $5  Short Orders a Specialty.  " 1!j$ift most Up-to-date place to eat' on the Hill.  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"Mr. Vernon our popular Feed man Is  loing a heavy .business this month.  Mr. Glover is confined to his bed  rith a severe cold and other compllca-  Ions. It is expected, however, that  ie will be around again ln o few days.  ^Parcels of clothing, etc., will be  ladly received by the Central Mls-  on, 233 Abbott St., phone 3047. Men  tiling to work in different capacities  ay be secured there.  Ernest Crofts; painter and keeper  the Royal Academy, London, Eng.,  dead.    He exhibited his first pic-  re at Burlington House, in 1874, and  is elected to the Royal Academy ln  96. .  India has a population of 315,000,000  an increase of 20,500,000, as compared  with 1901, according to the final provincial census returns.  Commissioner Walker, of the immigration-department at Winnipeg, Canada, reports that tbe immigration into  Canada during the last ten months  was 261,000, of which the United States contributed 102,000.  Miss Mary.Ross of tbe teaching  staff of King Edward High School expects to leave next month for her old  home in Woodstock, Ont., and will  later, make an extended tour of'Eng>  land and the Continent.  On Tuesday afternoon and evening  the Woman's Guild of Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian' Church gave an "At  Home" (daffodil tea), in the Ladles1  parlor of the church, which was a great  success. The room was tastefully decorated with golden daffodils, and a  good musical program was given. Mrs.  Steves, president, received the guests,  Mrs. Wallace and Mrs Robertson assisting her.  A generous heart will not be satis-  fled with wishing happiness to others,  but will use every endeavor to promote it.  , Director of the geological survey,  of Vancouver, B., announced March  15th that diamonds have been discovered by the survey in British Columbia, the first recorded discovery of the  kind in Canada.  Partner���������I have in prospect a uasi-  nesa chance that should prove a^ decidedly paying proposition. It takes  two to handle and will bear severest  inquiry. Good opportunity for a loyal  enterprising woman without incumbrance, some means" and willing to  start on small scale. Take a look into  it. Address M. C. S., 2408 Westminster Road, Vancouver, B. C  The Ladies' Aid of the Robson Memorial Church purpose holding a "National Social on Tuesday, the 4th of  April, there will be seven nations represented in table decorations, - and  they hope to have a large attendance.  /-No admission fee is charged, but a  free will offering is asked at each  table.  BUSINESS  GOOD.  The Broadway Table Supply, Mr. H.������  Harford, proprietor, who is a constant  advertiser in the "Call," reports a re-'  markable   steady   expansion   in   busi  I    Where there are no birds the bat  'will be king.  ness. , Mr. Harford opened his business at 538 Broadway ^-East ,��������� a few  months ago, and the "wisuom of his  choice of location has been 'ully justi  iied by the splendid results achieved.  Russia is planning the construction  of the world's longest waterway, to ex-  j tend from the Black Sea to the Baltic  i Sea. Two long Rivers will be dredged  I and   straightened   and   connected   by  canal sixty miles long.  Woods Salad.  sIsssW   ' ,   7/* Vr  kl^^fc^rfrHH  BEER OR WHISKEY.  The people who are flattering themselves" that they have a right to be  called temperate because they abjure  whiskey while drinking beer, ought to  post themselves upon the latest scientific information available concerning  the physical effect of different forms  of alcoholic beverages. Some interesting facts along this line are set out  in a letter published recently in the  Hamilton Herald, written by Dr. H.  Arnott, in which he says:  "There is a widespread delusion  among people who consider themselves  temperate and sober, that beer is a  safer drink than whiskey. The very  reverse is the truth, but it seems slow  to be so believed. I think there is not  a medical man of any standing in this  country but will tell you that beer is  much . more harmful than whiskey.  The reason of this is that an acid is  developed in the beer during the process of fermentation that is very destructive to the kidneys. It is well  known that man can drink many  times as< much beer as water, because  the' beer acts so powerfully on the  kidneys as to carry It off very quickly.  That is why so many beer drinkers die  of Blight's disease of the kidneys.  "Life, insurances companies say that  a man at the age of 20, if he does not  drink' beer, may reasonably expect'to  live to the age of 61, but if he is a  beer drinker, he will not probably live  to be over forty, or forty-five.  English Walter: "Which side of the  table do you wish to sit on, sir?"  American Guest: "I prefer to sit  on .a chair."-  "A3"   BOATS   AND   NAVAL  WORK.-  At the coming motor-boat meeting at  Monaco, Great Britain is likely to have  two very speedy representatives flying  the burgee of the Royal Motor Yacht  Club. Such meetings have done much  to encourage the development of the  high-speed f craft for naval work. <, And  talking about the development of the  motor for this purpose reminds me  that there are rumors about thst the  German navy' is contemplating the  building of some very large and powerful engines for one of their big cruisers, but at present such rumors should  be taken with considerable reserve.  - Scald and peel solid tomatoes, take,"''  a slice from the- stem ends,, scuop out  the centres, and stand them on the ice'  to cccl.   Chop a handful of sheep sorrel, mix it with an equal quantity of r-  cbopped cress, finely chopped  mushrooms, end chopped mint; fill this in  the tomatoes, stand them on lettuce  leaves, and pour French dressing over  them. '' '  Partridge terries'may be substituted  for the mushrooms when the latter  cannot be procured.  -���������",7. 4 fvM'v  V.4 ---t ���������������"-  m  'il.  -kl  'f.  I  ffe4i  Carrot  Salad.  Cauliflower 8alad.  Soak a head of cauliflower in cold  water; break it in flowerets and cook  in salted, boiling water for thirty mln-  utes. Keep it perfectly white; if It  boils too long it will lose its color.  When done lift it carefully and stand  aside to cool. At serving time arrange  it in a 'salad bowl, sprinkle with chopped parsley and a tablespoonful of  onion juice, then pour Italian dressing  over all, and serve. ~   "  O, '  String Bean Salad.  Select young, tender beans; string  - nd cut each one in three pieces  lengthwise. Cover with boiling, salted  water; boil for twenty minutes, and  drain. Throw them in cold water for  ten minutes; then put them in boiling,  unsalted water, and cook for fifteen  minutes longer. Drain and cool. Arrange them neatly on s- small platter,  cover with French dressing, sprinkle  with chopped .parsley, and serve at  once. '  Cut  young  ana perfect carrots  in  thin slices, tiien with a vegetable cut-;,  ter cut them in fancy shapes. Put them  In a kettle of boiling, unsalted water, ������  ccok gently for one hour, drain and  ceo].   At serving time arrange them '  neatly on lettuce leaves, cover with  French dressing, and serve. \  A Simple Russian Salad.  Line a salad bowl with crisp lettuce   -  leaves.   Put over one or two tomatoes  that have been peeled and chopped fine.  Add a mashed anchovy to the recipe  for French dressing, pour It over tha:  salad, mix and serve.  ,    Chicory SlaaU '  This, to me. is the most delightful ot  all dinner salads. Wash the chicory,  trim the ends, leaving each piece about'  a finger's length. Put in a bowl,half  a teaspoonful of salt, a teaspoonful of  grated onion, a saltspoonfu! ot pepper,  mix, and add four tablespoonfuls of  olive oil; rub until .the salt is dissolved; add as tablespoonful of tarragon  vinegar; mix, pour over tbe chicory  and serve at once.   -  1 ,'H������:  '/, $i.   ."ViSo-'  .'k'-Wtti^V  -'   *'f<kM  vr'  /*������ *  xr7*  ������ 7  %  '-Jr.  ���������f\  *t'  Asparagus Salad.  Trim neatly one .bunch, of asparagus*  stand It in ������ kettle of boiling, salted  water, cover, and cook for forty-five  minutes. Drain and cool. Arrange  neatly upon a flat dish and serve very  cold, with French dressing.  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Broadway and Ninth Avenne  * ' ,.  *#***0****������H -H''H'^������^������'t-������'r������'>*������'I-4''I-������lt-*1Il������1l1������'l'������lt'������'!''lllll'������T������'l'<'i!'*'t'������  ^���������g^***********************^  Acme Plumbing & Heating Co. |  ^ e ���������  For Estimates on Plumbing  HOT   WATER HEATING  PHONF   5545  ���������iK  ..  ������ ���������  4 m  *'t  ������  ���������  e ���������  *  *>  ������ ���������  131 ioth Ave., E.      Vancouver  with a drop or two of Worcestershire  sauce. Garlic is an excellent flavoring,  but use it sparingly���������rub the spoon of  the bottom of the bowl, or press it  down in a crust of bread and place it  in the bowl under the lettuce or cress  All dinner salads should be dressed  at the table or at a side table at the  last moment. They wilt and become  unattractive if they stand even five  minutes. The French have a way of  dressing salads which is to be recommended. First dust over salt and pepper; then rub the spoon with garlic,  measure in the given amount of oil,  pour it over the salad, and mix thoroughly; then measure and pour .over  the given quantity of vinegar, and mix  again. The vinegar going oyer-last  cuts the flavor of the oil and gives an  Smoking at a Wedding Reception.���������  Will you tell me if it is correct for  men to smoke at a wedding after the  refreshments are served? ��������� '.. They do it  in this section, as we have no smoking-  room, and as I am to be married soon  I should !be grateful for your' advice.  I never heard of gentlemen doing such  a thing.  A Man With Two Girls on a Street  Car.���������When a man accompanies two  girls on a street car, is it the more  proper for the girls to sit side by side  or snould he sit between them? . It is  in better taste for the girls to sit together.   ������  The   Bridesmaids'   Hats   at   Home  Weddings.���������Are   hats   worn   by   the;   bridesmaids at home weddings? Yes; :entirely different result from the ordi  fashionable precedent is often arbitra-1nary salad wIth French dressing; the  ry, and, although their use and appro-1011 is lesa Pronounced.  1 The term salad is also applied to any  form of cold meat dishes, mixed with  lettuce or celery and seasoned like a  salad. Chicken and celery, beef, mutton or fish dressed with mayonnaise  dressing, are salads. In this country  fruits cut in slices and dressed with  sweetened alcohol are known as "fruit  salads."  If one hace the full understanding  of several simple dressings, any number of salads, perhaps forty or fifty,  may be made by changing and mixing  flavorings and; ingredients.   A little in-  For a Stylish, up-to-date  SUIT  t see MePherson & Nicol  THE POPULAR PRICED TAILORS  | 432 Main Street, Opp. City Hall  X  f. S. McPherson  Geo. A. Nicol  H������K������K������H'*������H^������K4������'<:������X"'H'^X������> .x������w*^~X^^^~t'***<^**  priateness are not very obvious, the  hats complete the toilet prettily, are  becoming, and give the wearers the  sense of being somewhat shielded from  public gaze, if only because they draw  attention  to ��������� themselves.  The Teacup and the Engaged Girl.���������  What is the significance of the present fashion of friends sending a'teacup  and saucer to ;a young woman when  they learn she is engaged? A cup of  tea is popularly supposed to be one of  the consolations of spinsterhood. A  teacup would, therefore, carry invid  PHONE 6964 P.O. BOX  15,   HILLCREST  C. E. YOUNG  PLUMBINO, GASFITTJNG and HOT WATER  HEATING.     Stoves Connected and General  Repairs,  Etc.  Estimates Given COR. 21st and WESTMINSTER AVE  teacup won a, mere���������������������, ^ ������"" genuIty blended wlth artistic taste will  ious suggestions until aff;*^e-e^" produce a different salad every day in  ment,   when   its   significance- would *  , . lthe month  cease to wound.  Choosing the Ushers for a Wedding.  ���������Who selects the ushers���������the bride  x  ************************** **************************  IPHONE TSfo Dnn ������������35w������k |  I  4-6-Or7    (3>1C?    JL/Vjll a. SALTER, |  I 2647 t?WAIN STREfiT   (Near Cor. 12th)        |  ICE CREAM PARLOR     .'*  Now} open for the season.      Richmond Dairy Ice Cream.  FRESH MILK AND BUTTER DAILY.        HIGH CLASS*CANDIES  and TABLE FRUITS.       A FULL LINE OF CIGARS, CIG- T  ARETTES and TOBACCO. , ?  Agents for WOMAN'S BAKERY BREAD and, CONFECTIONERY.   ������  <H*H'************IH'*****'M'1* ^**************^H1**********'  *. v A*MMV������*r������***rV  Mount Pleasant Uvery  NEW STABLES    4 *  -"    . -      . NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET    -    -    PHONE 845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Nlsfit Orders promptly attended to.  Fedora Cafe  ~"~ "I821MAIN STREET  MEAL TICKETS $4.75      MEALS 25c  SHORT ORDERS A SPECIALTY.    Meals at all hours;     Whi ^e  Help employed.   Quick Service and Courteous Treatment.  Give us a call ,   H. PETERSON, Prop.  CHEERFULNESS.  GEMS OF WISDOM.  Cheerfulness is an indispensable feature of a desirable home���������rcheerfulness  even  when  dark clouds  are  passing  over it and sorrow  is an occasional  visitor,    says  the  Rev.  J.  G.  Green-  hough.    Bright faces are better than  sunshine/ good  temper    is  a  white-  winged  angel  seated   or   tho  hearth.  Gratitude for all the good things and  a happy way of taking the cross things  is the sweetest part of religion, while  a spirit of discontent, with its gloomy  moods, sour faces, and perpetual naggings and complaints, s    vly destroys  all  the  be-^  feelings  aud  affections,  and makes a' home as uninviting as the  cheerless   streets,  and   sometimes" as  terrible as a haunted house.  A few seem favorites of fate  In Pleasure's lap caressed:  Yet, think not all the rich usi great  Are likewise truly blest.  But, oh, wnat crowds in  "ve^y land  Avi'' vrrteh'ed and folorn!  'i'l.roi:������',li. v. eary-life thi?  'e^m learn  That Man was irade to mourn.  *   ���������   *  The poor, oppressed he'nest man,  .    Had never, sure, been born,  'Had there not been seme recompense  Tu comfort those that mourn.  ���������Burns.  Sufficient unlo the day is the evil  thereof.���������llatt.VI., 34.  HOW   TO    ENJOY    LIFE,  H  Happiness is that state of mind  whereby those who are fortune "e  .. f ugh to possess it cannot fail to eu-  ��������� life, aud to see the brightest ard  best side of things, especially if they  have health and all that is necessary  for their creature comforts. It iv said,  however, that some people are never  happy unless they are miserable, and  unfortunately it is" true. But what a  deplorable state of affairs, and how  very unnecessary, unless, of course,  circumstances are particularly adverse  and trying. Even then it iv wise to  make the best of things, ^n by so doing life becomes more bearable. For  what is the good of repining? It only  makas matters worse.  "When you make a mistake, don't  look back ai it long. Take the reason  of the'thing into your cwn mind, and  then look forward. Mistakes are  uns of wisdom. The past cannot be  changed. The future is yet in your  puwer.���������Hugh White.  or the bridegroom? The ushers are often chosen from the bridegroom's intimate friends, although the favorite  brother or cousin, of the bride is'often  included in their number, out of compliment to her.  When the Bride's Mother Has Remarried.���������Please -inform me what is  the- correct form of wedding announcement when the mother of the bride-  elect has been a widow and has married a second time? ;The daughter's  name should be given in full, as, fori  instance:  Mrs. Howard Henderson  announces the marriage of her daugh-  .  ter,  Marian Louise Wilson  etc.;  or the second husband's name  may be included with! the mother's,  which is the more usual form (unless  the marriage has been of recent date),  and the bride is described as "their  daughter." l  The Girl Who Does Not Dance.���������  May I accept an invitation to a ball if I  do not know, how-to dance, but should  greatly enjoy looking on? Yes, hut  you should explain it to your hostess.  The Engaged Girl and Other Men.���������  When a girl is secretly engaged should  she continue to accept the attentions  of other men? No. To such men as  are showing her particular ,or interested devotion, or going, to expense .to  show her attentions not accorded to  others, she should write, taking them  into her confidence',-.binding them to  secrecy.  Which Fork and Spoon to Use.���������  How "may- one ~know~ which-fork-" or  spoon to use at a formal course dinner? You should watch your neighbors  and follow their exainple. It is customary to kuse the fork farthest from the  plate first, and then take the others in  succession.  "R. S. V. P."���������Please settle a dispute. I have always supposed it bad  form to request a reply to an inyita-  I tion. One is supposed to know enough  to do so, except for an afternoon reception. Am I right? You are quite  right. Only because people are not so  well-bred or so thoughtful as they  should be are the letters "R. S."V. P."  appended occasionally to the invitations for a wedding breakfast, where  places are reserved for the guests at  tables.  The Bridegroom's Attire at an Early  Wedding.-���������As only the families of  bride and bridegroom will witness our  wedding at ten o'clock a. m., is it necessary for the bridegroom to wear a  black suit? No; at so early a wedding  a tweed suit may be worn with entire  propriety.  Drinking from Bouillon Cups.���������Is it  the proper thing to. drink bouillon^ from  the cups when spoons are provided? If  the  bouillon  cups  have  two handles  j spoons are  used.    If the bouillon is  I served in teacups it may be taken ,in  I either way.' "  French  Dressing.  Put half a teaspoonful of salt and a  aaltspoonful of pepper*in'a bowl; add  slowly, mixing all the while, four tablespoonfuls of olive oil. When the, salt  is dissolved, add one tablespoonful of  tarragon vinegar or lemon juice. Mix  and use at once. .  Italian   Dressing.  Put in a bowl half a teaspoonful of  salt, a dash of cayenne, a teaspoonful  of tomato paste, or a tablespoonful of  tomato ketchup; add gradually, mixing  I all the while, four tablespoonfuls of  olive oi. Add one clove of garlic, that  has been mashed to a pulp, and a teaspoonful of tarragon vinegar.  | William'R.Webb  Harold E. BrockwellJ  TELEPHONE 3539  MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO. j  J      ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR -      ������'.  529 Broadway W   t  VANCOUVER B. C*  9  Electrical Chandeliers  _ BellB, Fittings, House wiring  ������ Motor Wiring and Repair  Telephone  Systems  *****************************************************  First Class  SHOEMAK-  ING and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to  PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  We guarantee our woric to be as good  as any in the city.  ���������  HOT'S NURSERY  Leave your order for  Rose Bushes  1, 2 and 3 years old.   PRICES RIGHT  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St  PHONE R 2196  BRANCH:  I Got Main <f& Broadway  I PHONE W404  *******************i'******9************'M<**'t>********  <#^i^m^hJ^h{^������^,4)^4m^^m3  *******  . The best stock of ARMS, |  AMMUNITION, CUTLERY, |  | and SPORTING GOODS can $  2 be found at the store 6f     '       *  riminniniiiiinminrninninninMiinmnininininniniiiiinni  PROF. COWAN  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Man-  dolin, Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00.        No class lessons..  Musicians supplies of every description.  1 COWAN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  \-3315 Westminster Avenue-nmr-iih-  I Chas. E. Tisdall  t        618-620 Hastings Si.  * ���������'  t**!'***'!"*'!1***'!'***********-*  I Oscar Kidd  PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special .attention given to Lame  r0 and Inerfering Horses.  V Between Slxt^.m. Seventh     p^NCE     EDWARD     STREET  TREE PRUNING  Fruit shade and ornamental by  one who knows how.  SMITH  550 Seventh aye. East  TESTED RECIPES.  Salads.  A dinner salad is composed of daintily  pooked.or rav,. green vegetables,  XOTXCB.  DISSOLTXTIOH     OF     FABTZtXK3HXP.  The Plumbing business carried on'by  Messrs. Kipp & Montgomery, of 30!?0  Westminster Road, has been dissolved  by mutual consent. Mr. Montgomery  will continue the business in the old  stand.  Mr. Kipp i3 opening, up business on  the corner of Fifteenth Avenue and  Humphrey Street, near Westminster  Road.  All unfinished work, and any outstanding accounts, is assumed by Mr. Kipp.  Mr. Kipp's address is Hillcrest post  office.  (Signed)    WM.  D.  KIPP.  (Signed)    S.    S.    MONTGOMERY.  MARTIN - SENOUR  1008 PURE  MIXED  PAINTS  FOR SALE BY  The Burnham  Hardware Co.  COR.18th and MAIN ST.  Though few  may  praise,  or help  or  heed us,  Let us work, on-, witb head, or heart,  or haad;  For that we know the future ages need  UP  And we must he' < our time to take  its stand.    s  ���������R. A. Vaughn.  dressed with French dressing���������about  If ur or five parts of oil to one of vine-  | gar, with seasonings to harmonize with  IaSXH ACT.  NEW     WESTMINSTER     LAND     DISTRICT.  District of New Westminster.  Take notice that Arthur Samuel Goard,      of Vancouver, occupation printer, intends  f."'     ".      ~ ~      ,_...,. ' to applv for permission to purchase the  the materials over which it is to be j following described lands:  riniirpd      Fir   in������tnn<-p    finplv   chavpH '     Commencing  at  a  post    planted    the  poured,    mr  instance,   nneiy  snaved   Soutiiwest corner of Lot 243S G.l; thence  cabbage, one of the daintiest of dinner  north 80 chains, tnence west 15 chains  .    ,     . , .    ,   .   , , . more   or   less   to   the  east   boundary   of  salads, is much more palatable and at- pre-emption No.  2172;  thence south 80  trartivp whpn seasoned with finplv chains; thence east 15 chains more or  tracme ^nen sedbonea wnn rmeiy le,s to the p^,. of comn,enCement, con-  chopped   or   pounded   mint,   or   mint taining 120 acres more or less.  T   n. ���������    j     -a  a-,    t[ it -^ ARTHUR SAMUEL GOARD.  , sauce. Lettuce is decidedly better with ., (Name of Applicant in Full)  [a suspicion of garlic or onion; chicory-January 20th������ 1SL1-  This Paint is the only absolutely Pure Mixed Painton the''  market.   We carry a lull line - AL^ "ASTlNE,  Fresco  colors,- Brushes, Varnishes, and a full lin������= of other Painters'.'  Supplies.   WRINGERS, TUBS, W\SH BOILERS, AGATE  Ware.  Remember the Place  The  Co.  * i  t Cor. 18th Avenue and Main Street]  | PHONE 6,.  A  ���������-���������J-^a.'lAA.*-*. *-?.AAAa?^~?.        A**^.^m?m.*-m%    AA.\AA������^^a^A������^A&AAJ>~������*Aa������^~AAJ  vv*vvv*vvwwvw%*v       www    vvwtvtvtfvvvtvtvvvwwi THE WESTERN CALL  t  t  *  *  *  ���������  t  t  ���������  *  V  V  i  i  T  t  TORONTO  FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  We are receiving daily-  New Spring Goods  We sue showing some $  nifty lines in Dressers, %  Buffets,   Dining  Room ������  Sets. ������  j  A complete line of C  Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. .g.  Drop in and inspect our goods, r  This is where you get a square X  deal. *  ;~X^X^H~X~X^XK������*****H������*****>  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  OOIUMBWOOD EAST _ >t  Leave your orders at the Western Call  MACK BROS. DUeriakers  Open Day and Night  , OFFICE and CHAPEL  20286IANIILLEn. P^ae 1282  JAS.   GILLOTT  SASH   ADD   DOORS  I Wees' Taralaf aad Oeaeral Mill W������fk  1629 rielville Str.  Phone 2745     1  Dr. Geo. Howell  Veterinary Surgeon  Office and Residence  INN     995 Iraaivaf W  irr. PLSASAMT CHUBCH  Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St.  Sunday BwvIom���������Publie, wwAH *t.l*  ���������.bl and 1z*9 plm.   Sunday School and  BIM. Class at 2:90 p.m.  8������v. X W. Wobdafcte, M.JU Sartor  17* Nlntfc An. W.   Tel* BM48.  . WESTMINSTER CHUBCH,  Cor. WeWoo and 2������h.    One Mock east  of Westminster-Ave.,  rvicea���������Sunday.   U:00 a.m."a������d  7:ao  pum.   Sunday School. 2:J0.  R������r. J, H. Cameron, BA- Pastor  Residence. Cor. Qeubee and 21st.    ���������  -V-  IT. PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. leth Ave. and QuHwc St.  S. Everton. B.A.. Pastor  2*0 13th Ave. JS.  caching Services���������11   a.m.   and   7*0  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:3* p.m.  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHUBCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  brvices���������Preaching: at 11 4m. and 7:30  ' p.m.     Sunday  School   at   2:34  *> m.    /  (���������Kev. P. Clifton Parker, M.A., Pastor  llth Ave. W.  MBWCNRfW  MT. PLEASANT CHUBCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  krvices���������Preaching at  11  a.m.  and  at  17:00  p.m.    Sunday School  and Bible  tClass at 2:30 p.m.  fev. W.  Lashley Hall, B.A.B.D., Pastor  irsonage.  123  Eleventh  Ave.  W.nupJu  frsonaie, 123 Uth^Aya_M^_ Tele 3������2*^  Svensong at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday.  AJNM4CAY  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Icor. 9th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  Irvices���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday i chool and Bible Class at 240 p. m.  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p. m.  Holy Communion eveiy Sunday at 8 a. m.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at 1V00 a. m.  Rev. G. H.  Wilson,  Rector  ctory. Cor.  8th Ave. and Prince Edward St.    Tele. L3543.  ULvrsm pat bsjmt*  ^ORGANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  1870 10th Avenue, East,  rvicea���������Every   Sunday   evening   at   8  b'clock.    Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  i. Mcmullen, elder  or   ������������������-  ���������oxnsirvBifT _ pun  IMT.  PLEASANT   LODGE  NO.  19  leets   every ������������������ Tuesday ���������'at   8   p.m.   in  jTo.F.    Hall,   Westminster   Ave.,    Mt.  feasant.    Sojourning brethren cordially  lited to attend.  A: Mathews, N. G.  gV.F. McKenzie, V. G., 452 10th avenue  Sewell. Rec.  Secy.,  481  7th avenue  Idefekdeztt OBBBB rOmBSTBBS  COURT; VANCOUVER NO. 1328  leets  2nd  and  4th  Mondays  of each  1th at S p.m. in the Oddfellows' Hall,  Jpieasant.    Visiting brethren always  [come v  Hankins, Chief Ranger.    .      .  t. J. Crehan, Rec. Secy., 337 Princess  . Pengelly. Fin. Secy.. 237 llthi Av. E.  &OTAX OBAHOE &ODGB  fT. PLEASANT L. O. L. NO 1842 .  leets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of  H month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall.  [ visiting brethren cordially welcome.  Birmingham, W.M., 477 7th Ave.  M. -Howes,- Sec,   393   10th Ave.  HALL FOR RENT.  LO.    O.   P., Mount    Pleasant���������All  Scations for use of this Hall to be  to J. Haddon and all rents   for  to be paid, only to me..  J. HADDON,  pie L3184     Care Trimble & Norris.  2503 Westminster Road.  CREAM.  Large Can of Cream; regular  2 for 25c; 3 Cans 25c  This Ib a good, rich cream,   lvery  can guaranteed.  t  FRUIT.  Extra Choice Table Apples, 4 .  lbs i 25e  Good Cooking Apples, 6 lbs.... .36c  AppIeB, per box    %'S0, $1.75, ffiJOO, $2.50  Oranges, extra large navel, J  dosen for  35c  Extra Choice, per dozen..- 25c  New Dates, 3 lbs. . .25c  New Prunes, 3 lbs 25c  CANNED FRUIT.  Pineapples, 3 cans  26c  Peaches,   large   cam;   regular  35c. vise ..      20c  Pears, large cans    25c  Apricots, large cava .25c  HAMt.  Extra    choice    Sugar    'Cored  '   Hum, in whole and hairs, per  Tb 20e.  Picnic Hams, set Tb. 18c  Bacon, sweet aed streaky, per  lb. 4 -.,. 25c  , Back Bacon, per lb 23c  ..35c  ..30c  ..25c  New aid Egl*s, per dozen...  Finest Selected, per doxen...  Good FreA Eggs, per dozen.  VARQ.  3-lb. Pails Tjard 45c  5-Ib. PaWs lard 75c  1-lb. Pkt. Swift's Pure l*rd 20c  PICKLES AND SAUCES.  Bine Label (Catsup, per bottle.. .25c  'E. D. Smith's Catsup", perlaottle.25c  Rowatfs Pickles, 2 bottles 25c  Victoria   Cross    Pickles,    per  bottle   25c  Robin Hood Flour, per saclc.. .31.80  Five Roses Flour, per sack...$1.75  Royal Household, per sack $1.75  Our Best Flour, per sack $1-60  BREAKFAST FOODS.  Carnation Wheat Flakes, large  size, per plrt 35c  Malta Vita, 2 pkts 25c -  Post Toasties, per pkt 10c  Puffed Wheat, 2 pkts 25c  Puffed Rice, 2 pkts 25c  Corn Flakes, per pkt 25c  Cream of Wheat, per pkt 20c  TEA.  If you want that tea pa.irty of  yours to be a success, then be sure  you include m your next order a  1-lb. packet of Young & Thompson's  famous Old Country Blend.  This is realy a choice tea,  per lb. ..50c.  We  save  you  money on  everything you buy.  THE JUNGLE  WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THE UNTRUTHS WHICH LIE HERE.  \  Ida���������"Do you remember that girl  who went to see a gipsy, and asked  her what kind of hair her future husband would have?  May���������" Yes."  "And the gipsy said that she was  baffled; that the cards indicated he  would have hair of every imaginable  shade?"  May���������"Yes." ,  "Well, the fortune came true. She  has married a man who keeps a hair  store who dealB in wigs."  Puzzling.  Low���������"I went to the phrenologist's  last week."  Sue���������"Oh! what did he tell you?"  Low���������"Well, I can't understand.   He  ploughed a little and then gave me  back my money."���������Catholic News.  Worse Yet.  " Nodd���������"Mourn for me, old man;  I  married a woman with absolutely no  sense of humor."  Todd���������"That's nothing to my cross."  Nodd���������"What's that?"  Todd���������"My wife has one."���������Life.  An Exception.  Caller���������"Is Mrs. Brown at home?"  Artless Parlor Maid (smiling confidentially)���������"No, ma'am���������she really Is  out this afternoon."���������Punch.  Quite Different.  Mrs. Subbubs (who has hired a man  to plant shade trees)���������"Digging out  the holes, I see, Mr.' Lannigan."  Lannlgan���������"No, mum. Of m diggin'  out the dirt an' lavln' the holes."���������  Catholic News.  Hia Fortune T-.  Tbe Debtor���������"Well, old man, I'm going to marry a rich widow next week."  The Creditor���������"Cwgrmtoflate me, old  chap.  JUSTIFIED ALARM.  Very much excited and oui cc breath  a very young man who could n:t have  been married very long rushed up to  an attendant at one of the city hospitals and inquired after Mrs. Brown, explaining that it was his wife whom he  felt anxious about.  The attendant Jooked at the register  and replied that there was no Mrs.  Brown in the hospital.  "Good heavens! Don't keep me waiting in this manner," said the excited  young man.   "I must know how she is."  "Well she isn't here," again said the  attendant.  "She must be." broke in the visitor,  "for 1here is a note I found on the  kitchen table when I came home from  work."  The note read:  "Dear Jack: Have gone to have my  kimono cut out.���������Annie."  The Right Time.  "And when shall I take the sleeping  draught, doctor?"  "Well, about fifteen minutes before  you go to sleep."  " Mifjht S**A tt������ Match.  Suitor���������"I would like to see the photo  of the lady with the $500,000 dowry."  Matrimonial Agent���������"We don't show  photos with the large dowries."  Revenged.  A real joke was sprung by a student  at the Western Reserve University last  seek. This student suffers from the  stigma of obesity; it appears that even  professors do not love a fat man. After a. particularly unsuccessful recitation in English III., the professor said:  "Alas, Mr. Blank! You are better  fed than taught"  "That's right professor," sighed the  youth, subsiding heavily, "you teach  me���������I feed myself.''���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.    )  Hopeless.  Mother���������"What are you doing, Harry?"   l  Harry���������"I'm countln'. You told me  when I got mad to count a hundred."  Mother���������"Yes, so I did."  Harry���������"Well, I've counted 237, and  I'm madder'n when I, started."���������Harper's. . -  ^4mj^mh^^^^^^k-h-m^^*������k������*** ���������4^S"i":"t"i"i"t":-i"H":"i"i"i"H"t"i"H"t',ir,)  Sr  Here's  Your Own Terms Hi  5 room House on comer,  One block from Main St.  -    X 1    ������ I '  ;;  100 ft on 12th Ave., all cleared,  graded and fenced.  Price $5250  Reasonable Terms.  .  k 'a " -VSwJ  7s#K|gK,  '      t  r A j     r,Wv"������  Y;/tfe:4*  v,.'./���������';..$*  ''-'' 7>fV.  Y (! y''.$fci  7 ��������� '"-^,t!  "V*   > r '    \r-y-  1   ', v"Y-,_ A*������  r *     ' "-is   A<* i  . f \   * -iKr''  .    '.' ,. M~, J  ^k  ,-rk^l  1 '*, t \  1-2 acre near Fraser Avenue, i:  jjeautiful position.   >  Price $1775  1-3 cash; bal. 6,12,18 months.  i  Quickly Converted.  A number of Servian conscripts, on  entering Belgrade barracks to serve  their time, announced themselves as  atheists so as to avoid attendance in  church. The commander got them to  clean out tbe yard and stables every  Sunday1 morning while their comrades  went to mass. The atheists have now  asked to be instructed with a' view to  conversion to the national creed.  'Consoling.  "All the publishers in the country  have turned my song down!"  "Cheer up! Think what a laugh we  have got on the fellow you stole the  music from."  A Hit.  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  Cor. 26th������Main  Kirke La Shelle met an actor and  noticed that he was wearing a mourning "band <on bis arm.  "It's for my father," the actor explained. "I've just come from his  _funeral."_   La Shelle expressed his sympathy.  The actor's grief was obviously very  real and great. "I attended to all the  funeral arrangements," he said. "VVe  had everything just as father would  have liked it."       <  "Were there many there?" asked La  Shelle.  "jWany there!" cried the actor with  pride. "Why, my boy, we turned -'em  away!"���������Success.  No Doubt About It  ' Teacher (tri new pupil)���������"Why did  Hannibal croBS   the Alps,  my little  man?"  My Little Man���������"For the same reason, as tbe 'en crossed th' road. Yer  dont catch roe with no puzzles."���������  Sydney Bulletin.  Logic  "You want more money? Why, my  boy, I worked three years for fll a  minth right in this establishment, and  now I'm owner of It,"  "Well, you see what happened to  your boss. No man who treats his  help that way can hang onto his business."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  1, '    >  -1 ^<.i  '*.''*?  >.<?  <,.-.;  SWS! 164 Broadway, East  Phone 2224     .  E.M"M"M"l"t' M"t"l"Mi'M 't H"1"H"H"f  ���������t"t..l..t"l"t������������-i'4ll"t"l"������!l"<"t"l"������"I"l'l"l"t"l"l'^  *s7 :-Y<Yirj  ~-i\  Diplomatic.  Baron���������"Did I hit the hare, gamekeeper?"  Keeper���������Ah, but the kind heart you  have, your highness! You have mercifully spared his life."  Might as Well.  "What kind of a career have you  mapped out for your boy, Josh?"  "I'm goin' to make a lawyer out of  him," ansewered Farmer Corntossel.  "He's got an unconquerable fancy for  tendin' to other folks' business, an' he  might as well git pa^d for it."  ,    Why She Thought So.  "Was your husband a bear in Wall  street?"  "I think so," replied young Mrs. Tor-  kins. "He certain ly acted like one  when he got home."  And Cost Double.  "What do you think of the idea of  an extra session of Congress?"  "Well," replied Farmer CorntoBsel,  "some extry sessions is like some ex-  try newspapers. They ain't enough  in 'em to justify the "hollerin;"  A millionaire's wife warned her new  gardner that her husband had an irritating habit of disparaging everything  he saw in the greenhouse, and of ordering nn a reckless manner new  plant stc be bought.  "But on no account humor him," she  said. "Whatever he says throw cold  water on him, or he will ruin us with  his extravagance."  ���������: At this point the new gardner turned on tier a white and startled face.  l "Ma'am," he asked,'-"if he orders me  to pitch every plant in the place on  the rubbish heap. I sha'nt ever have  the pluck" to douse him in cold"water.  Won't it do as well if L.get a pitcher  of' warm water out of the boiler and  lefit trickle gently down his neck?"  Well, Hardly.  "Are you a frierdr, of the groom's  family?" asked the usher at the church  wedding.       ,���������  j    "I think not," replied the lady ad-  ' dressed; "I'm the mother of the bride:"  Complimentary.  A correspondent informs us that at  'the last scientific meeting of the 'Zoo-'  j logical   Society.   Mr.   Oldfield   Thomas  'described a collection    of    mammals  from Eastern Asia, and stated that, in  recognition of the help given -by the  Dulce of Bedford in forming this collection,  he  proposed  to  name a new  species   of   Striped   Sbrew   after   the  Duchess."���������Punch.  ������^i.ti.t..|..|.iI.������,|.������i.{..|..t..M.t..i..|..H-������������������H' ***������V***'H>******'H***i H'l 1;;  FOR SALE  44 ft Lot on  Main St.  Between 10th   ? ^ llth  $22<QOO  *  t  V  v  t  T  T  X  PHONE 7032  .    The  Coward.  The big steamer had left the pier.  The young man on the tar barrel still  waved his handkerchief desperately.  "Oh, what'er you waiting for? Come  on," said his companions, disgustedly  "I daren't," with one fearful glance  backward.  "What's the matter?"  "She has a field glass," said the  [young man.���������Everybody's.  Doing it Right.  "But'my dear, if I buy you this  gown, it will put me fifty dollars in  debt.  "Only fifty dollars!   If you are going  in debt, why not go in like a gentleman, and make it a hundred?"  Putting It in Practise.  "Son, I hear you have joined the Boy  Sccut Movement." ���������:*  "Yes. dad." j '!*  "Well, s'pose you scout ahead' and  *!*  see  if your mother is sitting up for M  APPLY  The Terminal City Press, Ltd.  me."  ��������� 4^-h~^h*^������^>4-h~h~:~x*-h~>-h*-:--:* A.'w-'-,^-A.'-������-f-f.i-irrntmi:i.t.jT  ���������a Jk$k������\ ^V^w-5i?^*^-^c^'J^^V-;^^' ^  :3asaKl3^.itf������ffi������ ������AS������i ������  ���������*,(,-������J Kareww^Ms^.  8  THE WESTERN CALL  m  m  ma  I:  1  If  tf  if  'p  m  %  14  P  if  II  ,1 u  111  s  t  |S.||;  a     ... . . vu^saw.vj, ,    when vou think of Furniture, think     Mr. H. T. Thrift of White Rock spent  **������*+������+������*+*44������**+*++������*������++*  ������������������������������������������������������������+*���������*���������������**���������������������������***������ |; M^������^J^��������� 2245 Main some days in town.  y' Street, Corner Seventh Ave. J    -     l_ j    Mr. T. Mcintosh has purchased an  We Stand First  For Quality  This is what you want when a PRESCRIPTION is.  to be filled.  In filling and dispensing.a prescription  this stands first of all for the patient b  recovery and the physician's success.  Your Prescription  ���������at this store receives the very best that  money can buy.   Our prices are reason-  X     The Mountain View Methodists are  t doing well with the fund to build a  -*��������� new church in place of the building  It has been decided  -*  destroyed by fire,  to have a cement retaining wall, and j  the new church will be in several respects  an   improvement on its  pred  ecessor.  interest in the business recently carried on by Steele & Muir, and the new  firm will be known as Steele & Mcintosh.  During the last five years at least  5,000 miles of railroad have been built  in China.    I    A 4,000\000 irrigation project being  At J meeting of the school trustees \ completed in New South Wales.   Aus-  held  x.^-ii it was resolved that thejtralia  land belonging to Mr. Twiddy, in Ward ;M*n<l  come a part of the Dominion of Canada, and a large delegation of politicians and prominent men will.."'shortly,  leave Nassau to officially place the  views of the Islanders before the Gov-  landing from ocean liners at New Yorl  has turned the wiles of the smuggler  to Canada.   The professional "smug"  as the detectives call them, takes paa-J  sage to St. John or Halifax and thei  ernor-General at Ottawa. Canadians j waits his chance to cross the borde  who know the Bahamas say that the (with his contraband. Realizing this  Islands would prove a' most agreeable  able.  V., should be purchased for a school  site, provided that an arrangement for  a road can be made. It : was also  agreed to call for tenders for clearing  aud. grading, six school sites���������on' most  ��������� of which building operations .will''commence, shortly as accommodation is  needed.  accommodation  t  ���������  f  ���������  *  ?  I  MOUNT PLEASANT PHAi  THE OBLIGING DRUG STORE      F. A. WlLSON,  Prop.  21+19 Main Street.  Sub P. 0. 8 - Two Phones:   790 and 7721  i'*t*l**A.*>*>Al'*mf*i  ,x^H~K.^H^-t~w-:***x-x������:������ ^^^^MHM^^~^���������^^4*XK���������^������������������������������������^���������������������������:������������������  When you think of Furniture, think  Mount Pleasant, Furniture, 2245 Main  Street, Corner Seventh Ave. ���������  Mr. Chas.  pneumonia.  Keeler is   laid   up  with  ���������\  The ratepayers have by plebiscite  decided in favor of - a school site in  Ward V. This site consists of over  three acres of the north half of D.L.  326B, owned by Mr. C. W. Twiddy.  The price to be paid is $15,000. As  many as 96 voted for this site and  only eight voted in favor of the  116,000- site, which the school trustees  had paid a deposit on.  MIbs Florence M. Delamater���������-Lessons in China and Water Color Painting, China Decorated to order. "The  Algonquin" Apartments, Suite, 3, Vancouver, .B.C. ''"-   \ |    Tne ratepayers of South Vancouver  are, on the whole, well pleased with  ^   ,    M      ^ ���������,    _   _ ,the result of the vote on the school  Mrs. James Preeland and^Mr. T. S ; Ag manyxag g56 yoted inWr  Preeland of 612 Seventh avenue B. aw^ m agalnBt    The ,g for ^  expected home the first weekm April, fa q������ $260>000> and thi8 bylaw ^  after a four months' trip in Southern carried..the government wiil give  -California.        .-       ^ .'       ,    7 a grant,of .$7^000.,.;The" money   is  ��������� ,'.   " Y      J   ..   luecelBsary for the .purchase of school  For some months Mr/and Mrs.-F. T.,'  Fletcher  of Cedar  Cottage  will   he ]  missed.-   They are off to England to  '   'take in" the-coronation and-have a  pleasant   time   among' Old   Country  friends.  The plumbing bylaws have been  amended and consolidated. Full instructions are given as to how plumbing work shall be constructed. Any  infraction will / carry a penalty.  Plumbers must be over IS years of  age and a license costing -$5 must be  taken out. All work, shall "be tested  before a certificate will be given or  water supplied. Regulations-were also  made for the construction of septic  tanks.  acquisition to Canada's family. Mr.  TT B. Macauley, of Montreal, who has  spent many winters at Nassau, describes them as the "future Florida of Canada." He also declares that there are  will benefit 1,500,000 acres of ,fine business opportunities offering, and  and  offer  settlement  opportuni  ty  U.  S. Government has statidne  reinforcements at' all ports of entr  on the boundary and the harvest to th  Treasury is daily becoming richer.   Ai|  inspector from  Washington who wait  here the other day said that Montrea/j  ties to 70,000 people.  LOST  On Seventeenth Avenue between  Main and Sophia Street . Watch Fob  with gold locket, engraved initials C.  D. G.   Phone 2250 for reward.  PAGE & SHIER.  We have to record this week a new  firm commencing business  in 301. -  Messrs. Page & Shier, two old-time,  and experienced grocery and provision  men, for a number of years with J. A.  Dickie of 909 Georgia street, are taking over the Royal grocery and are  opening up on April 1st. Their place  of business is Twenty-fourth and  Knight Road. Their past experience  and known courtesy should warrant  them success from' the first.  The annual senior exhibition at the  Y.'M. C. A. took place Tuesday evening, March 28th. It was a great" sue-(CENTRAL  cess. The program was opened by  marching, general class work and  dumb bell drill. This was followed  by, a picked class of tumblers. The  same class also gave an exhibition  in   pyramid   building.    The   leaders'  PARK    AGRICULTURAL  ASSOCIATION  AND  FARMERS' INSTITUTE.  was the base from which the smugglers,  that   Canadians *who   have   invested worked and that sometimes gods, eithei  money there up to the present have checked in trunks or shipped by expres  been more than successful. travelled for miles up and down thi  MONTREAL A SMUGGLING BASE,  (boundary   befoie   they   were   able  t  The rigidity with which the United  escape the vigilance of his men an  States officials    examine    passengers  be transported across.  sites, the erection of new schools and  their equipment. The school population is very rapidly increasing.  The catalogue or prize list of the  above association is in the hands of  the printers and shows an extended  corps next gave a performance on ihe list of prizes, and awards. ' The work  high bar, -which was greatly appie- being accomplished by this association  ciated. They followed this with the cannot be over-estimated and it is to  highland fling. The next event was your interest to write the secretary,  maze marching and running, led by Mr. Harmer, at Central Park, to place  Messrs. Graham, " Anderson, {Lennox ' you on the list for a copy,  and Cruickshank.; This was the besti Membership in this association car-  event on the program. The evening ries with it a number of benefits which  was wound up with a basketball game the price of membership is in no way  between the business men and young. proportioned to. If you are interested  men. The business men proved easy in 'promoting the products of the soil  winners. c 'or keeping in touch-with local pro'g-  ���������  ��������� ��������� , ,       ressyou cannot afford to miss secur-  Mr. and Mrs. Clark1 Christie of 110 ing membership. The fee is one dol-  Seventeenth avenue B. were the honor- lar. Address Mr. Harmer, Central  ed guests at a dinner given ,by Mr. Park.   Do it today  NOW IS THE TIME TO KODAK  The little Kodak pictures will keep alive the pleasures  of the outdoor days.  ixtd   Sell  PREMO and BROWNIES  Rev. Merton Smith delivered ;a stirring address at Knox Congregational  Church last Sunday evening on the  iniquity of endeavoring to segregate  vice. He made a strong appeal to his  hearers to assist in the forward movement tbey were inaugurating in this  theatre service.  An experiment to attract the non-  churchgoer was tried with considerable success on Sunday night by the  Rev. J.. Bunting Johnson, associate pastor of Knox Congregational Church.  At 8:30 at the conclusion of the regular service he held an after-service in  the Rose Theatre. Mr. Moore sang  two solos and Mr. Humphreys was  pianist, and the service was fu'ther  enlivened by "the hearty singing 'of  welbkn^wiTTiyrnns. Another"- service  will be held at this theatre next Sunday evening at 8:30.  The South Vancouver Council had a  quiet little meeting in a private room.  The business done was not made public, but it is understood that the council has been approached by some financial gentlemen willing to deal in the  municipal bonds. The rate of interest  "shall not" exceed 5 per cent., and if  annexation is accomplished, the council hope to save a considerable sum by  getting money as low as 4 per cent.  Mt. Pleasant I. O. O. F. conferred  the third degree on three candidates  on Tuesday last, after ^which the lodge  adjourned to the banquet room, where  they indulged in refreshments interspersed with short talks. No. 19 is  looking up. On Friday night (this  evening) there will be a dance and  entertainment. Those not caring to  dance will have cards provided in the  lodge roonrupstairs end-there-will-not  be any occasion not to have a good  time.   Keep the date!,  and Mrs. Frank MacCartney, 21 Still-  man avenue, Redlands, Cal.,. Friday  noon. Bowls of California violets and  vases of callas were charming decorations in the dining-room. Mr. and  Mrs. Christie have been visiting friends  in the city for some'weeks and will  soon leave for their home at Vancouver, B. C, with pleasant recollections of the happy season at California. Mr. and Mrs. Christie, have been  touring Southern California for the  past six months and are sailing for  home on the President from San Pedro  KING'S PHYSICIAN TO VISIT  CANADA.  Will addreM Canada Medical Association���������Boy 8couts to Coronation���������  An Ocean Province for the Domin-  ion.  (From our own Correspondent.)  Montreal, March 27r-Great Interest  is being shown in the coming meeting  of the Canada Medical Association,  which is to he held in Montreal on  June 7th. to 9th next, under the presi-  KODAKS,  We do Developing and Finishing that's sure to please.  HILLCREST PHARMACY  PHONE 4667        MAIN ST., Near 16th  E. R. GORDON, FamiM Druggist  . dency of Doctor Geo. F. Armstrong, of  the latter part of this week.���������Herald, j[ontreal Thla meeting follows immedi-1  Redlands, Cal.  PUBLIC PHONES.  At the close of the year  Province of Manitoba bad over seven  thousand rural telephones. During the  year the Provincial Government" telephone system built fifteen hundred  miles of new long-distance lines.  Obituary  lately  after the  opening  of,,the  new  Medical Building of McGill University  1910 the by His  Excellency Earl  Grey, when  a*^^****^^*^*'*^^  ������?  ���������vvvvvvv%M**vvvvvvvvvvv***v*******-*  1  ������ \ Wart.���������On March 26th, at 2328 Wil  ������|> low street, Charles Wart, born in Lon-  % don, Ont., aged 25 years and 3 months.  ������ The funeral service was held by Rev.  ,  ,      ,       . ��������� m . ,        , t,      ,    a    ttt tt L      *** Lashley Hall at the Dominion Under-  A complete showing of Trimmed and Ready-to-Weor hats. \*\taking chai)el> S02 Ninth avenue w> on  t  T  5*  HRUNEBY AND FANCY GOODS  t  T  T  V  V  *?  ?  ?  I  Children's Headwfar a Specialty.  *  March  27th.  cJMISS  261:6 MAIN STREET  CURLE  VANCOUVER,  3. C.  ���������'���������*?���������<  A.'.'  BaaaidiMsatfaaaaggas^^  j McDougal.���������On March 26th, at 804  ��������� Bernard  street  E.,  J.   McDougal   of  ��������� I Georgeville, U. S. A., in his 24th year.  1 Funeral service was held at 10 a.m.,  ' March 28th, at Dominion Undertaking  ��������� I Chapel, 802 Broadway West.  i  liliSlfclSrS  An  rHE interior of the moat beautiful home* and  other buildings ate decorated with Alabattine.  Alabaatine give* tone, elegance and brilliancy  to the walls.    Alabaatine ia eaaily applied.    lust use  cold water and a flat bruah.    Alabastine colore ara  .permanent, and will not rub off.   It is a cement, and  gradually becomes harder and harder with age,  : Alabastine wall can be re-coated without  removing <he old coat.   Alabaatine walla  make ��������� room lighter and mere cheerful.  .: And no wall is no sanitary as an Alabastine wall.    No disease germ or insect  can live or  breed in Alabastine walls.  'Come in and   we will   show   you  many beautiful  specimens   of Alabastine beauty.  FREE STENCILS  These   free    stencils    are    worth  from 50c to $1.00.   They enable you  to more beautifully decorate your.  . home.   Call in and learn particulars.  You Need  We Supply  flLRBASTINE  For a small cost you can  add a considerable value  to 'your house by using  the  celebrated  ne  We have one bf the most  Complete Hardware  Stores in town  Let us fill your wants  W.   R-  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE.  OWEN  TELEPHONE 447  there will be a reunion of the many  graduates of McGill.  The meeting of the Canada Medical  Association promises to be one of the  most: successful;in the history of that i  Socity. Many physicians and surgeons  of -World-wide_reputation_have .signified,  their intention, of being; present. Sir.  Thomas Ban, physician, to the late  King is to read the opening address in  medicine. Professor Alexander Prlm-  rqse of Toronto is to deliver the address in surgery. ,The celebrated- Doctor William'.Mayo of Rochester has .arranged to be ^present and is expected  to take a prominent part in the .discussions.  Amongst the subjects of great importance to Canadians at large which  will be discussed is a proposed campaign against typhoid fever. The experience "of Toronto, of Montreal in  1910 and.presently that of Ottawa have  made it essential that united action  should be considered to allay the terrors of this dread and yet preventable  disease.  Reduced rates have been promised  by railway-companies and already a  large number of Canada's Medical prac.  titioners have signified their intention  tb be present.  BOY SCOUTS TO CORONATION  Boy Scouts from the Over-seas Dominions will have official standing in  the Coronation   procession,    although  provision had not at first been made  for them.   Yet, how detachments are  to get to the old country and who is  to pay for the expenses of the trip is  another question.   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