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 -> ->i  1,1',{  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  .&:  A-\    Jt     ^i  "  i   ' ,���������"-    *y|  yy ,<*j������4  .,> ?YYyi  ?'  <        \ v ,]  -  -  ������ 'nl  -1- ,'     '���������  I p    ������        L    * \  ������*  VOLUME III  H. H. Stevens, Editor.  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, JUNE 16, 1911.  No. 6  Sewerage System  The  $750,000  by-law  for the  installation  of  sewers in the city was passed last Saturday and  ~we should now witness considerable1'activity in  this line. ' i  A careful observation of the various districts  of the city reveals certain very* pressing needs.  There are three sections which are in 'a most dangerous condition. In fact, without desiring to bo  classed as an alarmist, we are forced' to admit  that these conditions are critical.  One district lies between Glen Drive and Vie-'  toria Drive and south of the big Great' Northern  \\ cut.   This section is naturally drained bv "China  Creek" and is known>by" that aamc.   It is very  closely built up  and  the overflow from septic  tanks are creating dangerous conditions.   Tlie suggestion has been made, ny Aldermen representing  the district, to put in all the lattprril sewers and  let them empty- into aw open sluice' drain down  China Creek, wh'ch "would answer until the engineer was prepared to sav how lnrsr������������ the main  trunk should be.   It" is difficult to decide- thisi latter point until South Vancouvcrdetermines what  amount of sewerage they want to pass* through  this'main.   In.th'swav it would be possible to  I provide early relief, otherwise it would be ,de-  llayed for perhaps two year*.; with, fatal results. <  The second district, is that s&tidii^ihg- north  of the Great Northern, .cut and, b%ji;lepii, Cljwrke  Drive and "Nanainw''streets.*- j.The venditions in  ���������>certain; parts of this section are,'awful and( de-,  mand immediate attention. " '7,7 7., ,- *    "    ���������..'  The third section is Kitsilano and i*'similar in  topography to. that of the China Creek> district���������  ^with a possible corresponding solution. ,  These three districts are'undoubtedly'4 of vital  [importance, but it does not lessen'the" crying need  ]of D. L. 301 and Hastings T. S. or oi'Other Smaller  (sections. However,' it will not be possible to give  [relief to all parts of the city, but great care .should  [be exercised to appropriate the/funds so as* to.  [obtain the best results. J   <  Investigation Delayed        t , -  Chief Examined re Letter.���������Expresses Ignorance.���������Aerial Truck Costs, $8,000 in the  United States.-City Paid $17,500.���������Where did Difference go?  Chief Carlisle was   closely   examined by Mr.  iTHE BRITISH COLUMBIA    ;  FRUIT GROWERS'ASSOCIATION  CONDEMN RECIPROCITY  - ��������� *���������  " Victoria, June .% 1*11.  J'The Editor Westetto Cafl.*^ Y ^J -Yf K ' '*- *���������**.  Dear Sir,���������The Bbard of Directors of the B. C.  "rait Growers' Association" hebir a r meeting at -  T:amloop������ on June 3rd last, particularly to consider title proposed reciprocity agreement. -'  Some time has elapsed since this agreement  pfaa brought down in -the House at Ottawa.   Tjie,  Interval has given time for consideration of all  the probable result* of;free trade on our fruit  )nd vegetable industry/The resolution, ot;wW������h  J copy is enclosed, comes   then   with "peculiar  Strength as the product of serious consideration  W the part of onr foremost fruit growers.  Whatever may be^the effect of reciprocity in<  * various other items, it ia the unanimous opin-  m of our directors that it will have a detrimental  JJect on our fruit industry and it is therefore to  |te vigorously opposed by all the legitimate means  ������ our power.  Yours very truly, '      ���������  B. M. WINSLOW,  - Secretary.  H. AGUR,  ,    President.  'Resolution passed at a meeting at Kamloops,  lane 3rd.  I Whereas, There has been introduced in the  federal JIous^ a Bill to promote reciprocal trade  lith the United Statesyand, ~- ���������  I) Whereas, The proposed reciprocal agreement  Jill permit free trade in fresh iruit and vegetables, and .-,,.���������  "Whereas, The proposed reductions in duties  ill have the effect of reducing the prices of our  roducts in Canadian markete. " <  ,1. eB it resolved, That we, the directors of  de British Columbia Fruit Growers' Association,  lit ourselves on record as condemning the pro-  psed reciprocity agreeinenrhetween Canada and  fe United States, as being detrimental to the  fuit industry of British Columbia.  [2. And be it further resolved, That copies of  Lis resolution be fojrwarded to the Minister of  ptricultnre of British Columbia; to the Boards  pTrade of the Province/to the Agent General  Jthe Province in-Great-Britain; to all the mem-  in of the Dominion iHouse from British Colum-  la; the press generally, and the Federal Minis-  lrs of Agriculture^and Finance at London.  1 Carried unanimously.  YR. H. AGUR (Chairman),  R. H WINSLOW (Secretary),  m*J"m****************^  y The petition on page  seven of this issue must be  closed this week. We have  hq&tisjp^^  a/nd, if you are desirous of  ds]sistin3,pleasetogeib^  this weehas we must jor-  ward same to Otta/wOi  - Douglas Armour, solicitor for Aid. Stevens in the  Fire Department investigation, but proved a poor  witness' owing to the remarkable lapse of memory  on all vital points.  Mr. Armour took up the sixty, odd, letters  whieh had passed between the Chief and the Seagraves Company���������these were, by the way, only a  few of the most important of the mass of correspondence between the Chief and the Company���������  and.asked pertinent questions on all important  points, but, as already stated, the Chief had forgotten a great deal, or else had corresponded on  matters of which he had no knowledge because  his/stock answer was, "I dunno." '"  /.In-answer to a question-the Chief stated he had  first seen auto apparatus about four years ago,  Avhen East on a visit (in the States, of course),  andibad, conceived the idea of getting some for  Vancouver. r \  1 t-Tfre, first piece of apparatus, he said, was a' La  i Franc/ but had not been in touch with it since;  He1 had^met Mr. Browning, Seagraves' agent,  prior to'this, had purchased a eity service truck  , from him.: He stated that Seagraves ware not  at tw^time making auto apparatus.   He then  , got \inYtouch with" his former friend Browning,  and tfie:result was an order for an auto chemical  afuf two hosV wagons.J ��������� ������~  The Chief then admitted that he had talked  over the specifications for these with Browning,  as he, the Chief, had had no experience in that  "'line, but-that Browning had prepared his-own  "' specifications when Be tendered?"    * 7^~'J '  As a coincident it might be remarked that for  several years prior to this time the Merryweirther  agent' in Vancouver, Mr. MacFarlane, had been  urging the Chief to get auto apparatus, y ��������� r' ������������������  The Chief, in answer to further question, re  the aerial truck, stated that the specification* officially filed were not his; he could not say Where'  they,came from. He denied that.Browning had  gone Over/the specifications with him prior to  openipg of tenders, in spite of the written stbte-  ment to that effeet in-a-letter.   -The.Chief Dben  , stated that King (civic auto expert)' and hinapelf  had i>repar#d a set of specifications; these cajped  4or twoseiMfate items, ail aerial truek and a asse'  wagon.. ,TH,"1'Ieinfyweather,'>put in a bid^on  each, $10,000 for aerial truck,and $6,900 for hose  a fhjht to get this, as the $6,023 was quite an item  in favor of the English machine." , Asked regarding; whom he had the fight with, he stated "the  CoUncil," some alderahen not wanting to pay such,  a price, but he (the Chief) wanted Seagraves to  get1 it, and he had difficulty in getting his way.  'The contract called for delivery within 120  days, but they actually ran over this by three  months. The contract also had a $5 per day  penalty clause. When asked why this was not  enforced, the Chief replied, "that it was not his  business." He could not explain, however, the  frequent mention of this clause in both his letters  to Seagraves and their letters to him.  In one of Browning's letters to the Chief he  states "it will be impossible to get construction  in that time." In reply the Chief states-that he  "knew it was impossible, but he put it in just to  stir therti (the bidders) up a little." There seemed tp b������ a-tacit understanding between them that  such a trifle as $5 per day for three months, or  some $450, should not be considered.  Replying to a question as to why he had' written', to Phillips, stating he' was going to get some -  auto apparatus and the suggestion that they go  over the specifications, he stated' he only wished  -Phillips? advice as, he (the Chief) knew little  about it. ,   _  Y>2lfr. Armour sprung a surprise on the court"  when he suddenly asked the Chief, "Did yon  know that .this truck for which you paid $17 500  was passed ^ through customs here' at a sworn  valuation of $8,000, with $2,300 duty, making in  all $10,800?"   The Chief aaid he knew, nothing  about it aa Seagraves' agent haid Cleared it,   flte  was then asked if this discrepancy of over $6,000  between the pri^e the city paid and- the sworn  invoice, price had /any relation to the $6,024 men-  tionedrinhis letter to Black as being the cause <������f  difficulty in getting through the tender, .Here*  plied. "None what&Ver."   He^eonld, not explain  {HY Did'not. consider it was,.any of his: business  -a* the eity-had bought for a laid down price. +. ,  , - When;shown a letter Jn which Browning said:  ^Kpwyai!?f., 1 tttnk we;Bar;b1������tte>^*orfctK������r ?  deal a^little^differently fro* t*fej'li*^telC������&  H  Imperial Conference  The "World," which claims the proud distinc-'  tion of being the sole organ of the Liberal Party  in Vancouver (as well as being the exponent of  the views of Mr. Pettipiece & Co.), has an editorial,  dealing with the Premier's attitude on Imperial  matters at the Conference of the Empire in London. The article is strongly anti-Imperialist and  might be classed as anti-British.  "Whether British public opinion is on the whole  with or against Sir Wilfrid Laurier, or is divided,  we do not know that it is any concern of Canada's," says the World. In other words/ the  writer of the article wishes to convey the idea that  it is no concern of the British people what views  are held by Sir Wilfrid Laurier. 7 / ' '-1  Again, "We are inclined to think/however,  that it will not be merely the French-speaking  people of Canada who will approve the position  of Sir Wilfrid in objecting to the proposal tllat  the colonies be consulted on such matters as the  Declaration of, London.'' We i presume, this -is  given with authority and that it ia true-that the  "French-speaking Canadians are opposed" to the  Imperial defence scheme, etc., It also reveals the  reason for Sir) Wilfrid's anti-British' actions .at  the Conference: 4 '   Y'   JV-.  "It is one thing," says the World; "for Canada  to support, when occasion arises,- the /Imperial  arms with men and munitions,of in in, ism ling  to herself tha right to decide tht ooeitlbn; it is  quite another matter, however, to commit Canada  to obligations which must end in an assessment  \<ti  Ia  V        -V   ,'������������*        <A  ,Y>  r i  ���������     -    -OA\t\  4t\r  lu',  ,���������������  hVi  11 '^l  '��������� i' rV  tf>i������  iAiy  >'!<?*  kkoli\  -^Lijtt  <*,  wagon, but thp Scagravaa 4in������ putin-a>ulkp|a������^:vi|l'  der ot$22,523 for both. "When bids were opened * -'K<  ���������t  [*** 111 iiMfiMfri til 11 ri n 1111 tn iiii  i  tbey ift$af referred to the Chief for report to  * Couacil, Ke reported to Counoir recommending  the acceptance of Seagrave's bid of $17,500 for  aerial tru������k and $6,023 for hose wagon..  ,^ Wb>n qutt^ioned'as to who authorized him to  splii the Seagraves bid, the Chief's mind was a  blank. "J'dunno," waa. about ttfe only'answer  obtainable.^ Pressed for an answer/said, perhaps  BrowUing had split them. He finally admitted  that Browning knew what* the Merry weather's  tender was;before he split his so as to come under  them. >''x''  Chief admitted tbat Merry#eather hose wagon  came nearer" to his specifications -than the Seagraves, but still he. recommended the Seagraves.  Browning had had an opportunity to get his "bid  under the \XMerryweather on the" hose wagon,  whieh gave him the advantage.  Chief then stated that although the Seagraves'  aerial'was $7,500 higherjhan the Merrywea^ej^  h&#������lt fce,<|id right to"accept"it." '  -''^Teased to explain the difference, he stated~that  the Seagraves truck had facilities" for carrying  extra ladders which -were handy. He insisted  that he preferred it at double the price.  When asked had he ever had experience with  any'other make of apparatus than Seagraves,-he  answered, "Never." Had he ever seen a Merry-  weather t "Never." Had he ever assisted to  operate any Other make? "Never." Was his experience limited entirely to Seagraves?   "Yes."  When pressed to give an opinion on the relative  value of the Merryweather and the Seagrave, he  stated that he was not competent to judge, that  he knew nothing about their value from a structural standpoint. He attached the greater value  to Seagraves because of personal preference only.  / AldV. Ramsay at this point interjected; a question:: "Did'the Chief always keep* in view the  city's l>cst.interest when buying apparatus?"  With reniarlcable alacrity he replied, "Always/  Hissole object being to protect the city." This  answer, was received with nods of approval by  those who are anxious to protect the Chief. 7  .When/questioned as to what extra equipment  the .Seagraves truck actually carried, he replied  that it had several extra service leaders, 50, 30,  20 feet long, a life Lhet and sOmesmair axes/etc.  Akked as to value, could not say. He; thought it  saved ah extra service truck. Asked value of this,  stated aboiit $2,500. He admitted that the value  in this was chiefly taken Up in the vehicle.  ; Questioned regarding his letter to Black/ the  president of Seagraves, where he said, he (the  Chief) hais pledged himself to Phillips (Seagraves'  agent), and that he had worked in harmony with  Mr/ Browning, he meant he had only wished to  get TPhillips this territory. He could not say  why the contract had been made out to W. E.  Seagraves, Walkerville, Ont., and the apparatus  built7*t Seagraves & Col, Columbus, Ohio./ He  did7 not'think they were the. same coihpany".  Thought there was soaas, understanding between  the tW (companies. /^.J/y^'Y^Y/Y  In/a letter to the Seagraves Company, after the  contract for the aerial trnck7 and hose wagon was  awi.^d;tolthem/thefCldeiE2aa^ had quite  In this enlightening clause we have the attitude  of Sir Wilfrid, the French-speaking Canadians  and the anti-British faction all in a nutsheli.; " ".  Canada is to go on reaping, as she has done fjjr  over one hundred years, all the benefits accruing  from British protection, but is toreaarve tha right "-  to say whether she will radprocata or no.;'.  An honest effort hag been made at the p^eaaat   :>  Imperial'Conference to place the "Defence"Prob- 7S  lems" on an equitable business basis, hoi Wmt'TfH- 7-  tkUlaW^-tiwpWmS^ .  ���������ahtfBBt by his objections. \ He. represented ^se ^   ://  most; impbrt)|nt - Dominion in. the Empire "and '���������  personaUy|wp|t|MftM)i u|on as a~veteran.sAd.eon- -  ���������equwtly ^sf^s^u^ point:^^^^ /  ^.unruwr^u, x.^m i������c;^h ..^vi.^ ...tcnance ttja schemf, it fell flat i,7,.7 \s\..r:.7*jm  he did not know what Browning^ie|e������red W.'**" No sane person will deny the tremendous oblU WM  no idea at all. * "^?   \.*J >���������" gation we are under to the British taxpayer futm^  othev* letter was shown him where ha *rote "'^bur defence;'in the pa������t, *$**. no true man-can eon- agar  ningYasking Y'When do you expect to get     sent to continue the present unequal relationship.  There, ia nettle information 1 wisK to] give.' -Tha time JOWjirriyed-when wa must/either������Mi4pf L^^  * -   - ��������� -   ���������'������������������   viur responsibilities as an integral T������art of the wb"^^-,���������  pire or else cut the ties thttt bind ua and ��������� ungra-^'r5?*\jffi  ciously ahd/itogratefuUy Withdraw, leaving tha^fJ^^a.  Britisher to Kear his great burden or sink in tba������F#������  attempt., The latter is the policy of Sir Wilfrids ^^^^|  He purposes to make Canada an independent n#V ?������t$$r*  tion and-thus take the first step towards the disintegration of tbe Empire.  While other statesmen are seeking a oonftrtta*  tive pohoy he is following an obstructive and dt-  stmctiTa one.  Hhe hss offset tbe possible loss of the defence  of Britain by laying the foundation of closer political relations with America. It is useless to say  that there is no ground for the "annexation cry." "  because it is the openly avowed policy of Mr.  Taft, and the present pact is a Tsft-Laurier  scheme. Sir Wilfrid is presuming on his popularity to carry i{ through in Canada and' presents  you personally re some future purchases,^f Apparatus. '' Asked what! this meant, said he could  not remember. Pressed ^o?iu������ answer* [he said  he only wished to fill out the letter. ,  Questioned regarding a recent trip East,v he  said that* be had gone East to purchase horses  foir the city and while there he had visited Columbus. Ohio, Chicago. Detroit, Minneapolis, Toronto, Hamilton, WalkervilleYand other places.  Asked re an unpaid hotel bill at Minneapolis, he  explained that he was the guesMf the,,genial Mr.  Browning, and had supposed he, Browning,' had  paid the bill. He also stated he had assisted in  the.demonstration of Seagraves' apparatus in Toronto. -  The Chief further admitted that King went to  Seattle and New Westminster to demonstrate Seagraves' apparatus. ;/   ���������  Replying to some leading questions by his solicitor, Mr. Craig, the Chief said he preferred a  ���������Seagraves machine at 'any-price^ Ile-believed-    * i^ji ^^J^^  ���������w^y .���������A.������ ���������nnA    v.t u������j ������������..������- ���������������������������., - vc���������_~       the reins of government.   It remains to be seen  they" were good.   He had never seen a Merry  weather, but thought if they were good,.some  cities in Canada would have them.  Asked by Mr. Armour if that was his only objection to a Merryweather. he replied, "Yes."  government.  whether or no Canada will meekly allow thia  - vital step being taken, even though it means deny*  ing an old msn his last request.  ?&* DEPARTMENT.  NO MORE 880? U09NSM.  The investigation of the Fire Department ad--  ministration has been needlessly delayed. The alleged reason being the absence of Mr. Craig at  Victoria. This would not, however, have prevented holding of sessions on [Monday evening  and Thursday evenings. It is distinctly in the  public interest that; this investigation should proceed. We dp not ask favors, but believe that we  are entitled to a square deal. All we have had to  say has been spoken openly and above board,  and if the investigation is conducted fairly we  shall confine ourselves to comment on the evidence presented, but if the matter is to be dragged along indefinitely, so that the thread of the  enquiry is lost, we purpose using, the medium of  this sheet to expose still further abuses/ y  Tlie Customs Fraud. y  Seagraves.Company held a contract with/the  City of Vancouver for an aerial truck ata[pri������'e  of $17,500 f. o. b. Vancouver. The apparatus was  built in Columbus, Ohio, and shipped to the order  of the Company here. It was "cleared, and a certified invoice, and also a sworn ..statement/ stated  that "The fair selling of the apparatus in the  United States was $8,000, and that the selling  price to the City of Vancouver wiis $8,000. The  duty charged was, according to official statements,  $2;800, making $10,800, to which must .be added  freight, approximately $100,.or a grandTtotal cost  of the machine laid down in Vancouver, freight  and'duty paid; of $11,200. Now, then, a pertinent  question is, "Where is the difference,7 $6,300?"  Some say that it is profit to Mr. Browning; the  agent. "What! a profit of 6,300. over'.and. above  manufacturer's profit, on a machine costing  $11,200? It is preposterous. If that is the case,  then,the contention of the "Gall" that the city  was paying $6,000 too much is' justified.    ,_  - The Board of License Commissioners decided oot te  grant any further shop licenses. In this they have the  support of a large body of citizens. Several largely  signed petitions were presented requesting that no further shop licenses be granted as they were considered s  menace to the public welfare.  The Commissioners deserve commendation for their  action in this regard.  EXHIBITING INDECENT PICTURES.  Straube received a sentence of six months for" exhibiting indecent pictures in slot machines in his  shooting gallery on Cordova streeet. ���������.  Magistrate" Shaw deserves the highest commendation for his prompt action in this and other cases.   The  ; practice of exposing indecent pictures is becoming too  flagrant in this city and a sentence such as the foregoing  will have a tendency to curb those inclined that wav.  THE NE TEMERE DECREE DENOUNCED.  ... Stratford, June 5.���������The London Conference rose  to a man this afternoon When a. resolution moved  by Rev. Dr7 Whiting of London and Mr. Ezra  Hunt, condemning the ne temere decree, was put.  Then the big gathering broke into "God Save the  King" and applauded tumultuously. There was  no mistaking the spirit of the Conference as being  a unit in favor of the strong resolution.  .   ���������'   ���������--. ���������.-���������'.'  !/The setting apart of $7,500,000 by Mr. Lloyd-  George in the British Budget for the building of  sanitaria for consumptives js one cof the greatest  practical measures ever taken for fighting the  white plague. Overburdened Britain-9hame9 Canada in thiSirespe<rt."-^Tbr6nto"Glbbe/   .  ��������� 7 ���������. - M^^^77M^m;7Mim77i^ ���������*��������� --i (ur <������m * v^������ k n\v������ irxuiAAZ.^ -.���������*j������/i/1>^  Ii  18  /  THE WESTERN CALL  etTT Finn alarms  3���������Granville and Ueacln.  4���������C. P. It. Yards.  5���������Granville and Davie.  6���������Grau.ville and Kobson.  7���������Seymour and Halmeken.  8���������North end old Caiwbie St Bridge.  9���������Georgia and Cambie.  10���������l-.uiniiit.on and llobson.  12���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender.  15���������Homer and Pender.  16���������Hastings and Granville.  IV���������Hastings and Uieluirds.  18���������Seymour and Cordova.  19���������C.P.H. Wharf (No. 2 Shed )  ���������0���������H.  B.  Co.,  Georgia and Granville.  31���������Cordova and Water.  2a���������w. H. Malkin's, Water Street.  S3���������Water and Abbott.  84���������Hastings and Abbott.  25���������Cordova and Cambie.  26���������Water and Carrall.  27���������Cordova and Columbia.  28���������Pender and Columbia.  29���������Pender and Beattie.  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co.. Water Street.  34���������City Hall.  35���������Main and Barnard.  36���������Main and Powell.  37���������Main and Keefer.  48���������Smythe and Cambie.  43���������Barnard and Jackson.  44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  46���������Homer and Helmcken.  88���������Keefer and Gore.  S3���������Granville and Nelson.  -   64���������Barnard and HawhH.  61���������Davie and Hornby."  ���������S���������Nelsoa and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe.  ���������64���������Pender.; and Howe.  ���������a���������Hutlnta and Hornby.  67���������Main and Park Lane.  66���������Grove and Carl.       ���������  71���������Columbia and Alexander..  IS��������� Seymour and Drake.  7a���������Seymour and Smythe.  121���������Heap's Mill, Powell Street  MS���������Hastings Mill No. 2.  1������S���������Hastiaars Mill No. 1.  124���������Buras' Abattoir.  MS  -Powell and Woodland.  Mt���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleaty.    .  MT-Pender and Salsbury.  Ma���������Oxford and Templeton.  MX���������Powell and Carl. .  122���������Hastings and Carl.  MA���������Pender and Heatley.  M6>���������Powell and Hawks.  IM���������Hastings and Dunlevy.  Ml���������Powell  and   Raymur.  Sugar  Re*  finery.  MB���������Hastings nnd Vernon. a  MS���������Hastings and Lakewood.  Ml���������Powell and Eaton.  ait -Eighth ind Bridge,  tia���������Sixth and Heather.  Mt   Lsnsdowne and Manitoba.  tM���������Prudential Investment Co.. Front  and Manitoba  Ut���������Sixth and Birch.  Mt���������Broadway and Spruce.  Mt���������Sixth and Spruce.  tM���������Sixth and Laurel.   _  Mt���������Vancouver Lumber Co.  ������������������������  Vancouver Engineering Co.  f���������Lorne and Columbia  t���������Sixth an4 Alberta  <  Ml���������Fifth and Tukon.  tM���������Eighth and Manitoba  SM���������Sixth and Granville.  tM���������Eighth and Granville.  tM���������Brosdwajr and Laurel.  ' iH   Second and Granville.  in���������Main and Dufferln.  ttf   flaveath and Carolina,  til���������Prince Kdward and Dufferln.  MH  r.|litli and Prince Kdward.    ���������  tM���������Fifth and Main.  jRi ipeventh and. Main.  tM���������Barclay and Denman.  tit���������Paclfla Coast Mills.  tM���������Brosghten and Georgia  315���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnaby  and Nicola.  317���������Clnlco and Barclay.  31S���������Clnlco and Gc-orjjia  319���������Hidwell and Pendnll.  321���������Cute  and   llarwood.  322���������Bute  and  Barclay.  323���������XeKon and Thuriow.  324���������Cliilco  and Comox.  325���������Burrard  and  Georgia.  326���������Bute and Georgia.  327���������Bute and Robson.  328���������Bart-lav and Bi'oughton.  329���������Jervis and Pendrell.  3.J1���������Burrard and  Harwood.  332���������Denman  and Georgia.  335���������Rob-on and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and  Comox.  341���������Pfndpr and Thuriow.  342���������Broughton and Harwood. '  343���������Burnaby and Thuriow.  3*5���������Thuriow and Alberni.  412���������Third and Cedar.  413���������Third and Maple.  414���������First and Yew.  *lo���������i*ir.->t and Trafalgar.  421���������Third and Balsam.  425���������Cornwall and Balsam.  431���������Maple and Creel man, C. P. R.  urant.  512���������Eighth and Clark.  513���������Graveley and Park.  514���������Fourth and Park.  515���������Gravelev and Woodland.  616���������Charles and Clark.  617���������Williams and Woodland.  518���������Parker and Park.  519���������Venables and Cotton.  521���������Venables and Clark.  520���������Campbell and Harris.  641���������Carl and Keefer.  612���������Keefer and Victoria.  613���������Parker and Victoria. .  614���������Williams and Victoria  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  616���������Second and Victoria.  .617-Sixth and Victoria.  710���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock.  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  MM���������Ninth and,Yukon.  1213���������Eleventh and Ontario.  1214���������Tenth and St. George.  1316���������Thirteenth and Main.  1M4���������Vancouver General Hospital.  MM    Broadway and Ash.  >  M61���������Fourteenth and' Manitoba  1253���������Tenth and West. Road.  1263   Thirteenth and Prince Edward. s  MM-rThlrteenth and Yukon.  1316���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh and Manle.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1*16���������Ninth and Cedar.   .  MM���������'Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth and Trafalgar.  J. A. McCROSSAN,  City Electrician.  tb oppose it from the standpoint of a  patriotic Canadian looking after the  interests of his country. It now ap;  pears that Mr. Allison's little trip  cost something like fiften thousand  dollars and he is asking reimbursement from certain citizens of Montreal for his patriotic motives.  Some days ago a meeting of the  Board of Trade was held at which the  question was brought up. .One member asked if fifteen thousand dollars  was not .rather a large amount for so  short a trip, and whether it would not  be advisable to ask Mr. Allison for'  some sort of an accounting instead of  the general lump sum statement he  had placed before them. It also appeared tb be the impression of the  Board of Trade that Mr. Allison had  undertaken the journey on his own responsibility and had not made any suggestion as to reimbursement prior to  his departure for the American capital. It has also transpired since, that  Mr. Allison 1b interested in a small  water power development at Wadding-  ton, N.Y., which would not be worth  developing were the Long Sault plans  to go through. It was therefore decided to offer Mr. Allison five hundred  dollars as Montreal's share of the fifteen thousand aud in the future fight  their own battles. It is not likely that  there will be any more opposition to  the Long Sault from Montreal any  *ray, as, upon investigation, it has  been fonnd that the proposition will  benefit rather than damage the port  of Montreal.  crimes committed, together with general contributions, brings the total up  to $5,000,000. While the plan by  whicii it is proposed to wipe out this  wasteful ^ expenditure and at the same  time eliminate the tramp problem has  never been tried in this country,' it  has proven so successful abroad that  there is no doubt as to its efficiensy  here. It proposes to establish sime-  where in the country a tramp farm  colony to which vagrants can be sent  and where the products of their labor  will be used toward their maintenance.  The professional hobo for whom work  has no attractions will doubtless give  the province a wide berth, while those  sent to the farm* will be given an opportunity to become useful citizens.  The most successful of these colonies  abroad actually makes money, and it  is believed that a similar result could  be accomplished here; The matter is  now before tbe Legislature in the form  of a bill providing for the acquirement  of the necessary land and within about  one minttte after Ita passage there is  certain to accur the greatest tramp  exodus ever known.  MONTREAL THINK8 LONG. 8AULT  FIGHT EXPENSIVE.  (From our own correspondent.)  Montreal, June 5���������Patriotism costs  money and money talks. This time  money ls asking questions. Last winter the Mil of the Long Sault Development Company, seeking power to dam  the 8t Lawrence river at the Long  8auhYrapids.near Cornwall, came up  for a hearing before the Committee  on Rivera and Harbors of the United  States Congress. Mr. J. Wesley Allison, of Morrlsburg, Ontario, went to  Washington, it was understood here.  A TRAMPLE88 PROVINCE.  There is a gloom among' the members of the ancient if not royal order  of tramps, for plans are now under  way to make Quebec the first tramp-  less province in the country and to  change it from the paradise of panhandlers, which it now is, to a territory to be shunned by every professional hpbo. Of 200,000 tramps in the  whole country figures show that about  20,000 of this army of peclal parasites  are always to be found in this state  and about 10,000 in this city alone.  Moire than 11,000,000 a year is spent  for the maintenance of this army in  jails and other institutions, while the  cost of the damage to property and  Thomas Bengough, the well-known  Canadian shorthand reporter, humorously refers to some of the trials of  the professional reporter as follows:  There are very many miserable  miseries under the sun; but the stenographer deserveth the greatest commiseration.  For .he riseth up early and sitteth  up late,.yet hie work is never completely finished.  The lawyers vie with the bench for  the last word; yea, aU three speak at  once; yet the scribe muBt Btenograph  it til.  Borne pettifogger demandeth the  stenographer to-read his notes; this  also is misery and vexation of spirit.  The .preacher poureth forth a flood  of prophetic denunciations; with hard  names the stenographer wrestleth In  The Funk a Wagnalls'.. company, of  New York,' has added an extremely  useful hook to the lengthy list ot publications Issued by that firm.. .It, is  entitled ."A Desk Book of Errors in  English," and includes also notes oh  colloquialisms and slang to be avoided.  ��������� A . " '  *  Ma n i t o b a  Hardware Co.  1714-1716  PARK DRIVE  Sale!  :;;  - 4 ���������  I Graniteware !l  .! Teapots,   Coppep  Pots,   Stfwpans, Dishpans,  Bake Pans,  in fact, everything to be had in granite.  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X  Y  ���������t  ��������� ������������������   V  *  *  *  %  ���������  *  $  %  ��������� V  >l-  - i  A  *  *���������  -'':���������> i  601  Carter Cotton  fr.:.  ��������� "-1"1 !.'-"���������'    '���������  IV  Westminster  Road  ,*-*?>">' *y.-*'y ^;<'������4*i-������' ~>  111111 IJI I It 11111 ttt T M 'T l* T It 111 M till T It 11II III T 1 * 1 * I V " " ' '' ' ' * * ' * " ' * * '���������   :^r********************^H.' *********************'l*V**. t ! 1,111111 '1 'M.l 11 i I ** 1 ������ <| i  ~v ft.".  THE WESTERN CALL  The Western Call  ssued every Friday at 2408 West'r. Rd.  Phone 1405  Editor: H; H. STEVENS.  *  4'*  O  o  4>  o  o  44  4>  O  OLLIS  BROS.  ... DEALERS IN ...  Hay, Grain, Flour,  Feed,  Coal and Wood  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon  1 MOST   TREASURED   POSSESSIONS  OF   QUEEN   MARY.  Office and Residence:  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  MISS COX  Dressmaker  Lee and Seacombe Roads  I MAIN ST.  BETWEEN 2*th  and 27lh AVES.  ' phone mr     -   ���������  We sell**and deliver at Lowest'  Prices'and ShortJNotice.  ' ********************$  KEELER'S NURSERY  Leave your order for  \ Rose Bushes  1, 2 and Shears old.  PRCBS RKJHT-  R Cor 15th Ave! & Main St.  PHONE 9 2196 <������.'"  \ '.,  i,:'  QUALITY  F. T. VERNON  The Leading Store for.  Hay, Grain and Chop Feed  ~ Poultry, Supplies a Speciality. ���������  Holly and Diamond Chick Feed  C  Broadway and Westminster Road*  PHONE 1637  Though Her Majesty has a large  number of possessions which are  worth immense sums of money, the  queen does not by any means prize  or value her treasures merely according to their intrinsic worth. Many of  the queen's most treasured possessions are hot from a money's point of  view specially valuable, or when they  are of great value the queen prizes  Suits Specialty  Terms reasonable j them not for that reason, but rather  on account  of  the  associations  connected with such treasures.  For example, Her Majesty has in her  possession a chain of pearls presented  to her on her marriage by the women  of twenty-three counties, which,  though it is extremely valuable, is  treasured by the queen altogether on  account of the pleasong circumstances  under which the necklace came into  her possession. ������6,000 was subscribed  to buy the necklace, but only ������5,000  was actually expended on it, and the  balance of the money, at the queen's  request, was distributed among a number Qf charities. The queen wears  these pearls very frequently.  A shawl and Bible, accepted by Her  Majesty from the. late Mrs. Gladstone,  are certainly among the queen's qiost  cherished gifts. In the Bible Her  Majesty lias recorded the birthdays, of  each of her royal children, and- the  sacred book is one of her possessions  which the queen always has with",her  wherever,.she,,may be staying.  The queen's boudoir in the personal  apartments at Buckingham Palace  will -be one of 'the most charming and  interesting., rooms, in the palace,, for  Her Majesty JntfndsT''to ^ gather together in, this apartment''the greater  part of ^er personal treasures which-  she moat' prizes and which' hitherto  hayg been kept at Marlborough House  and York Cottage.', For example, the  fifty original drawings which the  queen received as a wedding present  froin.,^he Society of .Painter Etchers,  -wbiciL, if ^certainly 'one* "of*;-Her  Majesty's most,treasured possessions.  J  Mrs. H. Thomas  r~MAT������RNIT������-:*NURSE j������?  ���������~ *w 'Terms Moderate.! * -"**.  Lee and SeatpmtjeJIkoli^  it*  ���������*���������������  '<r*-:  I ' *'i,  y Dominltifcof (fanw&a. and to ���������"  at W stminsir.   ::  >^  That whereas the Decree Ne Temere, issued by. the authority of Pope Pius ,<f.,  U in direct contravention of recognized civil laivs of ihe British Empire and an attack  I       A  upon the sanctity of ihe home of tht British subject,  And whereas a deliberate attempt is now being made by the Church of Rome to  give effect to the said Decree in British Dominions, and especially in the Dominion  of Canada,  And whereas a Judge of the Canadian Bench {Justice Laurendeau) has accepted  this ecclesiastical canon as his authority in declaring void, a marriage solemnized by a  qualified Protestant clergyman according to British law, viz., that of Marie'and  Eugene Herbert,  And whereas priesjs of the Church of Rome, in their official capacity, have Succeeded in breaking up numerous homes in Canada by persuading one or the other of  the contracting parties to the marriage that, because it is contrary to" the Decree Ne  Temere, that, therefore, they are not married, we, the undersigned petitioners, being  British subjects, do hereby register our emphatic protest against the application of this  Decree in British Dominions, and we do humbly pray the Parliament of Canada to  declare officially and publicly, by act of Parliament, that the Decree Ne Temere is  null and void and absolutely of no legal effect as far as Canada is concerned, and we  do further request that immediate steps be taken to establish a uniform Federal Marriage Law, .and further, that all marriages performed according to law be declared  valid and binding, the Ne Temere notwithstanding.  Pius X. the immediate withdrawal of this offensive Decree.  And that, a copy of this Petition be forwarded to the Imperial Parliament at  London, and that we do most humbly request that steps be taken to demand from Pope  partly, perhaps, because the bestowal  of the gift was so wholly unexpected,  will always be used to adorn the walls  of the queen's new boudoir. Hitherto  twenty-five of the,drawings were kept  at York Cottage and twenty five' at  Marlborough House.  .Perhaps thejmost treasured possession in Her Majesty's possession is  the collection of the early -letters  written to her by the Prince of Wales,  the Princess Mary and Prince Albert,  when their rqyal' highnesses were in  the nursery at Marlborough House;  childish little letters they are, written  so carefully in large round handwriting. Their purport was mainly to  put forward some request for a gift,  a doll or a steam engine, or something  similar in the way of toys which the  writer had taken an especial fancy  for, or sometimes the letters from the  royal nursery would be to supplicate  for a day at the zoo, or an afternoon  at a cricket ' match. Occasionally,  they would contain a petition for a  reprieve from a punishment that was  to be inflicted for some violation of  the discipline of the nursery schoolroom.  All these early letters of the royr.l  children are carefully preserved in  an old bureau of exquisite workmanship, given to Her Majesty by King  George shortly after the birth of the  Prince of Wales. The envelopes containing these missives are directed to  "Motjher," and used -to be. left in the  queen's boudoir at Marlborough House  by the head nurse who was then ln  charge of the royal nurseries.  Another treasure which Her  Majesty very greatly prizes is a finely  executed piece of embroidery work  .which makeB a very pretty cover .for  a small table. It^was presented; to the  queen some few yeara ago by the  Princess ;Mary, arid was worked by  "Her Qoyal Highness. .The princess  has since done many pieces of" embroidery which have been, sold M various bazaars and other charitable entertainment,^ but the piece in question  "VaB the first '���������complete piece of embroidery work-done ��������� hy   ,He'r    Royal'  Highness.--          " A gift which trill tsertainly find a  place' In the queen's boudoir at Buckingham Palace���������for it ls������one of Her  Majesty's" s'p'efclal treasures���������is .t^e  set ~df������Siniature "paintings of the four  eldest royal children, painted by Mrs!  M'assey. The miniatures were a. surprise gift Jrom the late King and  q&een/Alexandra to their, present Majesties on tbeir return from their voyage in'the Ophir. ���������    ^ ''  An exquisitely designed tylgrim silver bottle with ������ chain, which was a  gift from King Edward on the same  occasion, is also very highly treasured  by the queen.  ��������� h treasure which bas been temporarily removed to Windsor Castle, but  will shortly be placed in the queen's  boudoir at Buckingham Palace, is a  revolving bookcase, presented to Her  Majesty on the occasion of the royal  marriage by tbe girls and infants of  ,the London elementary schools. The  bookcase contains eighty volumes of  English standard works, each finely  bound in dark "red leather, and  stamped with a York rose. The total  cost of this gift was 120 guineas,  which was entirely made up of penny  and farthing subscriptions from the  donors. It was presented to the  queen on behalf of the London school  children by Lady St. Heller.  Queen Mary bas, of course, an enormously valuable collection of jewels,  but Her Majesty's favorite Jewels and  those she most frequently wears, are  tbe diamond brooch which was the  king's first present to the queen, and  the diamond necklace presented to her  by Queen Victoria.  The last mentioned was given to  Queen Mary when Her Majesty went  to afternoon tea to Buckingham Palace  the day after her engagement to King  George.  **************************   ****#***************9***9*  *  *  Woman's Bakery Goods  Bread) Cakes ' Pastry  ������> /  Groceries  Fruits, Vegetables, Canned Goods, Fresh Eggs j  and Butter.  Confections and Ice Cream.  2534 Scott Street  6        4*  ,. ,i:������'.-., ?~yl  i ������ ,Ai' - i-i  1 ^ A*.  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Has arranged for the full output of W. H. DAY CO:'S '::  MILL on Ferris Road and is able to atpply ftrs^daM Fir  Wood promptly at moderate prices,  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN 'Di SALT WATEB.    ,  mw 13972   ��������� Mtom m Jflhp Strwt  I ,   ,, city nmim p. o, ���������  ***ill ii**H**l"t"H***>H***   ll'HWHMI 11 f M 11 III I Mi'  A valuable addition to the publication of the English firm of Isaac Pitman ft Sons is a new pocket shorthand dictionary which contains the engraved shorthand outlines for about  20,000 words in the corresponding  style of phonography, and also a complete list of the gramologues and contractions. It deserves a very 7 large  circulation 7 among Isaac Pitman  writers.  INTERESTING ITEMS.  i All bookings from Montreal for  grain shipments up to and including  June 15th by the various steamBhip  lines are filled already. Never before  in tbe history of this port have freight  prospects looked better.  It is announced that the Cabinet has  decided to offer a bonus of ������12,000  for an improved method of treating  New Zealand hemp, provided that  such an improvement has the effect  of raising the price..  All readers who are interested please sign, get your friends to sign, this petition  snd return to the Western Call Office, 2408 Westminster Rood, Vamcomvtr, B. C.  The Government v. have authorized  Mr. J. D. Henry, oil-.expert, to report  upon the possibilities of working oil  fields in New'Zealand, and it is hoped  that this report will be in the hands  of the Minister for Mines before Parliament meets next session.  niUCREST P. 0. BOX IS  phone mi  YQUNQ & Y0VNQ  PUJMBJNG and STEAWFJTTJNG; HOT WATCR  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  Firat-clast work guaranteed.  Btiwtw ihtw        tw. ap ������������������< nmiiNnn ATE  t������t(  B. C. Cafe  Mf if - age  Mtilticktt$5  Short Orders a Specialty.  The most Up-to-date place to eat on the Hill.  All home cooking.   White help.   Quick service.  2611 MAIN STREET  1   E. W. BUSBY. Prop.  *****l t!! 1111111111111 H 1������  -HH 111 Mill II1 I M IMH>������;  | Willouflhby's Cash Grocery:  I Corner 11 th Ave, and St. Cptherines Street ;  f   FRESHIGROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,   ;  and FRUITS.  TOBACCO, CIGARS and CIGARETTES.  $   Courteous   Treatment.   Good   Service,   Prompt   Delivery   and  j  X .-   ���������  " Reasonable Prices. !  ^X^-^W^-HK-^W-W-K-K-H^-W-i- *********'\ 1111111 ****1 11 ������������������  &  Now Open for Busmess  |    The Broadway Cafe  % 319  BROADWAY WEST  ?    FIRST-CLASS MENU; IBEST of SERVICE;   and PRICES RIGHT.   ������������������  X GIVE US A TRIAL.  15.00 TICKETS for $+.80 ~\'  Corner Bridge Street and Broadway  *\ Mini 111 ii i ii 11 rt 11 nii:; m 111 h i u 111 mint 11111  m  #fes'yyy  '..- T '������������������^,'':'  y.- <k*iii 4'^*  .���������''-?-  '^���������t  .f "- -��������� -.'  J?.  ���������J      '    '<  ���������  y.j ^:7.^:K 7m, ^^^^^^t^^^^^^^P^^T^^^^  &a^.jk*r������������c!^rt^i5fc3t������-.-.:^^  ���������waft*^^x^a^r^������i<T-KtJJagT;ffifji.*Ti^j tat-jAarfmiorta.  HHH5553K  THE WESTERN CALL  ��������� > ���������! "  If-; ���������  1  P  II  s  Hi  ll  I  m  m  Bit-  V  TRY US  CHURCH  PROPERTY  MUST PAY A SHARE/  FOR  Popularity of   Frontage   Tax   System  >      Recently Introduced in  Montreal.  The traffic of the Intercolonial  Railway afforded for the the last financial year a surplus of about a quarter  of a million dollars. Under the. ne\y  agreement with the Canadian Northern  there will be a considerable increase  in its traffic and revenue.  Hot Weather Foods  We hare the  Best   Strawberries  FRESH EVERY DAY.  Ripe Pineapples  Sweet Juicy Navel Oranges  Lemons  Extra Choice Table Apples  Bananas  Cherries  Cucumbers  Lettuce  Green Onions  Radishes  Jlipe Tomatoes    ,  Home Cooked, Prepared Meats  COME AND SEE US, or  liig up Plume L 2393  The BROADWAY  TABLE SUPPLY  518 BROADWAY, EA������T  H. Harford  Montreal, May 14.���������-With increasing  | knowledge of the effect of the recently  adopted frontage assessment for city  street improvements the opposition to  it has very largely   died   out.     One  principal reason for this Is the fact,  at first not realized, that the bylaw  makes no provision for the exemption  of churches or any religious or other  properties from their share    of   the  cost.   It has long been felt In Montreal  that the enormous church and   other  exemptions have been an   oppressive  burden upon the tax-paying    public,  and this move to escape from part of  it has proven decidedly popular, save  with the- organizations, whtch will be  given the novel experience of sharing  in the expense of the public weal.   As  a result of a plebiscite taken over fifty-  four streets proposed to be given permanent pavement under   this   by-law  showed only eleven in which a majority of tbe pwtperty owners opposed  1% while .in many there was either no  opposition at all or it was so small  as hardly to   be   considered,,'while  other streets are sending in petitions  tor paving ubder tbe new-system.* -J  British art lovers are objecting to  the depletion of the galleries and collections by wealthy Americans. . An  export duty, on works .pf -art or the  prohibition of such exports may bej  successfully advocated,     ������,,*,<,-������*c|  There are protests against the de-  spoilation of Niagara Falls, but while  every^city on the continent is glorying  in the despoliation of its remaining  suburban woods and shores it will be  difficult to secure concerted action  among them to preserve even such a  place of grandeur as the Niagara  Falls. But the difficulties should not  discourage those who have undertaken  the work.  X  GRANDVIEW GLEANINGS.  K. Takata, a Japanese workman in  the Hastings shingle mill on Clark  drive, received severe injuries while  adjusting a belt. His arm was broken  and otherwise seriously injured. He  was taken to the General hospital fOr  treatment.  The Sunnyslde Ratepayers' Association in addition to their routine work,  adopted a resolution favoring the  Qlark drive by-law for a public wharf  at Clark drive street end.-       ������  You are always Bure of-a square  deal at the Orandview Hardware Co.,  1921 Park drive. They keep a full  line of builders' and household hardware, also stoves, paints and' oils.  They study to serve' tbeir patrons  well. .    .    ���������  .  .    Mrs. (Prof.) E. Odium and son.Ar-  jthur have returned from Victoria.  ,j,u ; V t n 1111*i*V****;***.,..-, %*^^9*i***ftr*^v*yt'*'l 11 HHl j;  Great Reduction  I m TH4 PR1QE  OP gas I  SmsHms mSemt SS* 'ssr TkememmS '  T>te Brttlsh Gas and Light Co., Ltd.  haa* been incorporated tor the purpose of supplying a simple, ef ��������� < >  feetive invention for making gas.    It is the \  \ Wonder ofthe Age       -\ *  The tank is simply fixed out of doors underneath tne ground,  charged with petrol; the machine itself is Axed in the basement, or  anywhere. It is operated by weight, working sutomstteally,  manufacturing the gas only as you us* it, whether it is one light or  5.000. The gas is clean, pure, free from poison, the very best gas,  for cooking, lighting or heating* . These plants make gas at the  rate pf 25c per thousand , Compare this with what you are now  charged.  - ' y  $1.50 to $2.00  figure it out how quickly; you will pay for your plant and be entirely free from corporations.    Write for further particulars.  1075 Granville St.  ' <****MM'M**M HH H H H ������  *************************  **************************  1 mqujwuOjw Grocery %  BOPWEU. ROAP    now 32nd Ave.  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH  GROCERIES and  PROVISIONS  SCHOOL SUPPLIES,   also   FLOUR & FEED  at CITY PKIJES  Mrs. W. Ross, 1744 Graveley street,  is going East and expects to \H> gone  till' October. "* '   '   ' .    \     ;  Miss Marion Fisher; who has been  under treatment in tbe hospital hae  po far recovered as tb be' allowed 'tb  receive visitors.  ' --*"  For new laid    eggs go to Kiiight  a,Bros.' grocery store, corrier'of Virk  T drive and Eleventh avenue.' 'fetfjftltl  pride, 35 cents pet- dozen.      " -~' F;-  iirsi L. Retoey, of Portage" la Pntt������  rie, is Visiting it" her sister's home,  Mrs. J. R. MfcDonald. 470 ffentb* svettae'  east '   ,    *'"  The delegates' elected by the ladles  U., of Grandview; to  A pretty but quiet wedding was celebrated    at  the    Grandview    Baptist  church at 7:30   Wednesday    evening  'when Miss Ellen Pearl, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. L. Gray* and  Edward F. Carter were united in matrimony by the Rev. David Long.   Miss  Hilda Gray attended the bride, while  Mr.   James    C.   McGregor    acted  as.| ������  groomsman.    After  the  ceremony   a!*  dainty wedding breakfast was served'!.A  at the home of the bride's parents, at'*������  1745 First avenue, east, after which  y  the  young    couple    left  for  a  brief I*,  honeymoon on Vancouver Island.    AJX  large number of handsome gifts were '.J .  received.   Mr. and Mrs. Carter, upon j .���������  their return, will take up their resi-'������  dence at the corner of Cotton drive];:*  land William street. |>{*  The exhibition, on Friday-evening,  of the pupils' work in the domestic  science and manual training building  was in motion and a class of boys delighted  their guests   by   their   proficiency in the use of hammer and  saw,'planer,   band-Baw,   and turning  lathe.   The work here was under the  direction of Mr.  Hill, who formerly  acted in a similar capacity ln a large  secondary school of Bristol, England.  In the main building Mr. Hill had an  exhibit  of  drawing,  stencilling  and  color Work, that did great credit to  the competing classes.   The centre bf  attraction here, however, was the display Of h'eedlework in t he. sewing  room. 'For some years this department Has been taught by Miss Fonda,  a graduate of the best American insti*  tution^s* of domestic art.  The girls are  ; taught In a systematic way from tbe  very foundation, beginning with the  varioiiB pflnds of stitches, until  the  beautiful garment,    strongly    made,  carefully iltted, and daintily trimmed,  is riaiiy for tbe wearer.   A very in-  .tereetfng collection of articles made  | by girtiTof primary classes taught by  Miss Creeltnan, w&b mucb admired.  If the'purpose of education'la to train  (the;pupil for real' life, taking ewe  |of tWeYb and tbe hand, as wel as  impacting a knowledge of booksYthe  Value Of this part ef the Vancouver  school'curriculum cannot be overestimated. "'' In the enlargements' of' the  buildings, already under way a' much  wider practical course will be provided.  Under the efficient supervision of  ^.^���������^���������^������������������������������������������������������^���������H~.^->*^^ ^���������^������������������-.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������^  BUTTER  For the Million  TGood Butter, BQe per lb.  Best Butter sola In B. C.  3 lbs. $1.00  Red Star Grocery  COR.  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Nr VASCY, Prop.  mm*iiii.p������'i;itiih)i iiihiim i.ii'l .  building record. exiaUng ^pW.nU^eniatron.lm^*^^  Of tbe  W.   \J.   1.   w.  ���������-.   ���������   ��������� ��������� -       .    ��������� | eo.     uuun   iwv OWV.V1.. w���������r~-    ���������������-���������   -  attend tbe convention to be beW Ur., Mr  ^orthrup, Mr. Weston and wss  Victoria from June Wtb to 26tbi ar?1- -���������-*-.     - ���������  -������--���������*���������n~j-aw  So gnat Is.tbe demand tor quick .work  that it ls actually proposed ��������� to* shpofc  walls into place .with a rapid'flre.xnn.  Tbe present cement mlxeV,l<.lt,-la  claimed, is to give way to tb^-cement  gun, which will shoot liquid'cement  into place by paeans of.rompr������as������4 i^r  twenty-four times aa rapidly aa is,po������:  sible under tbe present eystem. Tbe  gun itself consists of a long ,tul}e00l  grest strength. Into this are sdmltted  compressed air tbrougb a v^lye near.  w  Un-  Mre. A. Gerbardt, Mrs. I. B. CodW?  Mrs. F. 8. fyfe, Mrs. C. C Knight aa*  Mrs. o. H. 8mltb. >.,.*.<*  Wm feennett. propWetor ot tbe<t������rk!  Orlv* Markbt, W5X P*r*PriVe.'.i������ilfr  a full line ot best meats at fcbe lowest  price consistent with quality  Mr- Northrop, Mr. Weston and Mlssl compressed air tbrougb ������ Wve F*^  $<#&. tbe most satisfactory' reWlt*^ the breecb,������nd water tbrou*fc another  ited, of Saskatchewan and Minnesota.,  and* of the Canadian Cereal and Milling  Company tbrougb the efforts of-A. J.  ^eslvltt, of the Investment Trust Com-1  pJUh)*, report rapid progresr4n tbebr|  plana throughout tbe west ln the way  ofiieqUiring new elevators and en-J  iargingmllls, and say that tbey will be!  ready and''Waiting for. the farmer*!  'iwtfftr tbe farmers are ready with tbeir]  pt6$$.  Mr. Neehitt ia abroad Just oowJ  but fs expected back shortly with anl  announcement which will be of inter  riiay %  v   '*f  looked for/ Not' the   lettst v.ive near tbe msssle. At about tbe eertd all Cansdians.  Mrs.Jt. A. Ogilvie, of 155? W������n*rk tioyaWe evening.  ,  ���������x������m.m.   Arm. a    fnn   via                --      .. *_  pleastng feature of tbe oc<ssslo*Mwa������  tbe decortltton of tbe building with  maple'sprays, terne/wlld h������ses"*ttd'  tbe EngUib May. A committee of  girls served refreshments; giving ~s  touch of completeness to * veryo*  Vancouver, Q. 0. i  *********************&***  Aid  R. G. JUSTASON, Prop.   .  GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED. "--^  }*********$>*************** *************************  ********  ��������� ���������  >������...%.*���������������������������.������>������>���������  ������x���������*^���������x������������������^���������x������������������^���������x��������������������������������� ****  &^~*******&v***f***$  We  street, bas gone East on a trip vis  New Yoi-Jc and Montreal. She' expects to be gone about a month-  W. D. Fowler's grocery business Increases steadily. Groceries of quality, reasonable prices and excellent  service combined bring good results.  1706 First avenue east is a popular  Btore. ;  , Mrs. A. McMillan, of Grandview, entertained irienda last week in jbonor  of Mrs. Clarence Macara, of San Francisco. In the tea room at a pretty  table Mrs. Harvey_and Mrs._ Herbert  i Wilson presided. Miss Paton, Miss  I Fisher and Miss Dixon assisted in entertaining the guests.  Special display of Whitewearpand  new  Waists at  "The  House  ot* Gil-'  Christ," 1744 Park drive.  Rev.; Osterhout occupied the Grandview Methodist pulpit last Sunday  morning and evening. He 1b anouhced  to preach next Sunday morning from  the same pulpit.  The "Mecca" of ice cream lovers la  the Royal Pharmacy, corner of Third  avenue arid Park drive.  -At a rally of the Grandview Conservatives last week the prominent  speakers were C. E. Tisdall, M.L.A.,  Jos. Findlay, W. M. McKay, Dr. Jeffs  and Mr. Shelton. It was held th at the  reciprocity treaty between Canada and  the, United States will be the leading  issue of the federal elections. Much  interest was manifested in the question under discussion and the speaking evidenced critical knowledge of  the subject.  For  fair  dealing  and. groceries  Of  The.Manitoba Hardware' Co., 1714-  17l������ Park drive, makes many and  large sales to the .satisfaction of tbeir  customers.  Mrs. (Dr.) G. E. McKenzie, Mrs.  Ralph Frost, Miss Alice Horner and  Miss Smith were hosteses at a'delightful tea last Friday.. It was served at  the ^elegant home of Mrs; McKenzie  and was in < honor of the Grandview  Circle of the Kings' Daughters. The  tea table was tastefully decorated with  fpolnt of, tbe   rent   in the ordinary  breech-loading cannon a tube-like con-  ineetlon is established -with1 a hopper.  \Dtj cement and wnd are thrown into  this bopper by two men. and bare,  aside from valte manipulation and di  rectlng tbe. cement stream, tbe human  element,ends.   The bopper vibrates,  mixing its contents before it drop's  down through   the   tube connection.  Once in tbe gun barrel tbe mixture is  shot forward by the compressed air fed  tbrougb tbe valve.   At tbe muzzle a  Stream ot water is encountered that  mixes with the sand and cement, the  whole driving out of the gun with suf-  .  New Industries for Csntds.  A gjisace at the trade and -co*]  ,sUti������ftct^|.tsUe4 in tbe form ofsjjjt  dry and dull looking' blue book anni  ly, reveals some mighty interesting  facts if one bas a little time to spend  digesting tbe meaning .of tbe ,loo|  rows .of figures which adorn most ol  tbe pages. There is one column  particular which ls absorbingly so.  contains a list of Canada's Industrie  and it is remarkable to notice hoi  tbey multiply from year to year. Tl  latest addition to the list is kraf  paper���������an importation from Swedeij  It.will shortly be made in large quai  wouiw uitvtue v������������������������������������������.��������������������������� .*~r w-���������   ������������������-...������������������������������������.   [.i^^m uuuii'j   m������ ������������������������-.- ���������- ��������� ������-  ficlent force to carry it to the desired>ti^ m the Province of Quebec by t  point.    As a result of this rapid-fire  method of construction building rec  rtvW     TV******   I  ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������  crimson roses.   Mrs. W. J. Orr and oms never before dreamed of may soon  Miss-Hopper-presided._ Tbey_wjBre^s.jbie8tablUhed_here1    Higb Birth Bste.  An analysis made by the Civic  Health Department shows that infantile mortality  in  the city'stands at  sisted by Misses   Gertrude   Hopper,  Wood, Helen. Wood, Vera Duncan and  May.  A Wi8mer 1417% Park   Drive, car*    ries a full line of jewelry that merits about  the  same  rate  as   la^t  year,  attention.    His repair work is  first-1 while the birtttrate is on the increase.  class and keeps him busy all the time.  The Grandview Hand Laundry, cor-  It is io July; and August that the  slaughteF-of the innocents takes place,  ine urauuvicn noun ........ ���������, _    _  ner Salsbury drive and Charles stret, and it_la jft_ order to prepare a cam  is the only business of its kind in paign ot salvation tor that time that  Grandview. Their work is good arid the. Botfrd: of Control has ordered the  their charges moderate. Laundry is j medical officer to devise some, means  gathered and delivered all over the which .will result in keeping down the  city.   Satisfaction guaranteed. death rate among young children.  "The  best  recommendation  that  I  can .give to mothers," said Dr. Laberge,  It is the big-  GUNS TO SHOOT  BUILDINGS  INTO  PLACE  newly formed Wayagamack Pulp ar  Paper Company.  Swedish wrapping paper, or kra|  tensite, as it is called in scientific ci  clesY? Isfast" Yupefseding~other maktj  of, paper on    account    of    its grea  strength, combined with its lightnej  and pliability, but not until recent  was it realized that Canada had at hi  doors   everything   necessary   for   '  manufacture. To establish such a ma  ufactory the Wayagamack    Compa^  have  acquired  the  half  century  lumber business of Alexander Baptl  at Three Rivers,^ where a 200-ton pij  and paper mill is being erected.   Tl  gives them an aear of something li  1100 square miles of the finest tim|  and pulp wood limits in the provii  .from which to draw their supply,  J gether with  unexcelled  facilities  ACEi"'a;to;.nurse their, babies.   -  Novel   Plan   Proposed   to   Build   Sky-',Ke8t and best assurance against heavy jfl03tjng "logs on the St. Maurtce ri  scrapers   With     Rapld-Fire     Guns Infantile mortality, and towards this ' and it8 principal tributaries.  Rapid-Fire     uun������   -  Which. Will Fire Cement and Sand end I would like.to see a band of quali  ���������8tork   Beats   the    Reaper   Thls>fled nu'ees^^ organized who would go in-  This   Summer���������New   Elevators   to t0 the home and ������Ive instruction to  'poor mothers as to the care they  should, take of themselves and their  newly-born children.  .Preparing for Crop Rush.  Although the harvest is many moons  House Expected Harvest.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Montreal, June 14.���������Wile skyscrapers have shot up here in the past to  eight-story  For  fair  dealing  aim  bi^buw  "l, BUCh   an   extent   that   an   eignwwu i   ������.^������-���������-������������������ ���������,Moflv hPin"  high grade, the Buffalo Grocery, cor- building has been erected in forty-eight' away ^eParatl������ns *re a ���������oned ana  ner of Park drive and Fourtenth ave- days>   they   will   instead   of made to look ��������������������� ^LV bamLr year  nue, has no superior in Vancouver. shooti be shot up ta the future, expected will be Canada s ban er yea  Mr.  Chas.  Lee, who has  been  the |        rec^nt lnvention makes good. This In the way of crops.   The millers  . - ������'^ood Drugs means more than fresh drugs.        It means  drags thafare both high grade and fresh.  We are particular about the kind of drugs we offer our  customers, so particular that our stock is an exceptional one  in every respect.  If you are particular about quality we should get along  well-together.  . -,   ,We,wish to be your druggist. '  | Ernest \E. Barker  j - Chemist and Druggist  i: Corner 28th Avenue & Main Street  i: PHONE 5197  guest of "Mr. and Brs. Prof. Odium, re-  turned to his home in London, Ont.,]~~t  sceneg wi���������  be enacted ia  last  Monday.    He  will close  up  his^ build-ngtj here> but merely that a  business in London and with his fam-jnew       w fire method o������ construction  ily return to Vancouver about August 'faas appeared  whica may  smash  a���������  1st, as he has been engaged to take j  charge of the spice and coffee depart-    ment of the Leeson, Dickie, Gross &  Co., Limited.' Mr. Lee bought a home  at 2048 Eighth avenue west.  The Parts 'Drive Pharmacy, corner of  Park drive and Graveley, enjoys a  large and growing trade in ice cream.  Their cream is-cream.  Mr. Itobert Gill and;  Miss    Annie  'Grarit were united in mariage at the  First Presbyterian "Manse on Thursday  by  Rev. Dr.    Fraser.      Miss : Annie  Schneider was 'bridesmaid, while Mr.  William Bond, 'supported ;the groom.  The young couple left by the Great  Northern for the Sound cities to spend  their  honeymoon.    On   their  return  they will reside on'Eleventh Avenue,  does not  mean,  however,  that  Wild particularly active and are extending  the . their spheres in all directions. The International Milling Company of Canada, which was brought into being a,  short, time ago by the merging of the  My experience and observation^  to show that the best way to cur*]  sw- on.ied horse is to turn him out-  pasture and let him cure himself. l\i  icine may help a little, but absol  rest is the essential thing.  The German government has latj  purchased two gasoline-propelled laf  mowers. The picture of this new  chine shows up as quite complical  but if it is manageable there are thd  ands Qf hump-backed American  zens ready to hope that it will  1 long-felt want."  TO TAP  PEACE RIVER.  A proposal has been made by the Board oi Trade of  Vancouver,to appeal to the Government for the construction of a railroad from Vancouver northward; to  tap the great Peace River Country.   Such a line wou'd  probably take the route through the Pemberton Mead-  j ows and up the Fraser Valley, past Quesnell. touching  | Fort George, thence north easterly to the great valley  ofthe Peace River.  This project is absolutely essential to the proper  and equitable development of Vancouver. Hundreds  of families arc flocking into the great valley which is  destined to be one of the greatest wheat centers of  the whole Dominion, and Edmonton is how the main  source of supply in spite of the fact that-Vancouver is  much closer.  thus Vancouver, cannot expect to be connected by  route for many years.  The Canadipn Northern comes down the Thoml  and taps but little of this vast country, so that, \1  Vancouver is the natural outlet, for lack of transpj  tion we are absolutely side-tracked and Edmontor  the whole field.  . ..The main difficulty to contend with is the unwil  ness of Hon. Richard McBride and his cabinet t<  dertake any further railway projects until the pr  Canadian Northern undertaking has been compl]  It is generally felt,.-however, that if sufficient ex  sion of public opinion is given, that the Governj  will recognize its importance and accept the rel  sibility.  We wish to lend our influence to further this wj  project and would urge our readers to become THE WESTERN CALL  7:l7k'7-:77&7ktl0i������^^^M  ?7 ^-mkikmmmtmimm  | When Planning an Outing |  fc Do not forget to provide a Refreshing Drink.        We would suggest 2  E: GRAPE JUICE,   LIME JUICE,   PERSIAN SHERBET and LEMONADE POWDER 3  ^ A CAMERA will add to the day's pleasure.     When you get home again you ^g  m\B will probably need a good Cold Cream.   Let us supply all your Drug Store wants ^  ������ NotevPHYSiaANS\PRESCRIPTION5 OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION j������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  ������  FISHER'S  DRUG  STORE  ��������� Night  Bell  **     PHONE  3489  **  Cor. Broadway  AND  Scott Street  ^iuiiiiuiiuuiikjuiuiuiumiuiu^  Wj afsa^s^mfs^m/aagsfsgstaystsiajsn  In carrying out its annual improve- J  ment of roadbed the Northern'Pacific  is replacing on all divisions more than  2,000,000 ties.  The election of officers resulted in  Professor Abel, of the John Hop  kins university, formerly, of the University of Michigan, .has produced a  heart stimulant from polionous toads.  His idee, was gained from tbe Chinese,  doctors who ground up toads'for .med<  idne.  the following being elected:  Most Worshipful Grand Mistress,  Sister Mrs. J. A. Pelkey, No. 191, Vancouver. '  Most Worshipful Deputy Grand Mis-  tr.es*. Sister Mrs. Edna Collins, No. 39,  Rossland.  Provincial Grand Secretary, Sister  Mrs. E. W. Cook, No. 162, New Westminster. '     '  Provincial Grand Treasurer^ Bro.  .VicirNp. ������64, Vancouver.  Provincial Grand Chaplain, Bro.  ^mjptpell, No. 144, Abbottsford.  .  Provincial Grand Director Of Ceremonies, Sister Green, 191,' Vancouver.  Provincial Grand Lecturers, Sister  Woltifce, 1*1, Vancouver, and Sister  Hubbard, 383, Agassis.  Provincial Grand Inside .Tyler; Bro.  Auric, 164, Vancouver.  Provincial Grand Outside Tyler, Bro.  Cook, 161, New Westminster,  ANNUAL MEETING  Of the Provincial Grand Ledge No. f,  Loyal True Blue Association.  Tha .first anneal meettnjg of the  above association, which was *������rg*nj  tied im Victoria last July, was held in  the K. O. P. hall laat evening.  There was a large attendance, most  of the lodges being represented.    1*  Most Worshipful Grand Master Bro.  Vk* ia the chair. M<w* Worahipfula ������.<������������.*-,, ~ . ,���������  Deputy Grand Master Bre. Cook in-the-^���������*������L?I**d Au*"^ hr?'*  deputy ������halr. ������ t        ,Vrfl>  Tbe sessions ape���������d at* 1:30 ,!"(&������,  sharp sad after the ������om������ft������tee to dyaft  tbe ataadtag committees was aavpinjt-  ed. the <lodge a������|aui9tod for a shqrA  tlsaolo���������aMe thcsa *s awtee vat tbeir  The reports at the 4iVereat ������Acers  showed the Gcaad badge So be in a,  vety; healthy osaitttea; (he afternoon  aad mt *:%s p.m. the members ba*  tbeir photos tnfeaa, altsr -wWch'itbsej.  adjourned *������tha banquet roam to partake of a anmatuoue sujmer provided  by the N������w Westminster togge.  At t^"ae������alag'?ees������sm,1t-wss rs*  sojysd.to hold, tfce ^s^*J^a)tX %aia������  meeting at' the' 0*ty, at Abtwttsford <m  tha flnrtY Wednesday la fans,rat ������be  boor of 9 am. >���������  E. Harmer, 149, Central'Pari, and Sis.  ������er Botwrts, 144, Abbottsford.  , Afabc^ateDeputy Grand Master, Bro.  tfowdfen, 1#4, Vancouver.  f Associate   Grand   Secretary,   Bro.  Hamilton.-161, New Westminster.  7 associate Grand D. of C,  Sister  shshaH 161, New Westminster.  '"ABibciste   Grand   Chaplain. Sister  Smith, 144, Abbottsford.    "'  f" Associate   Grand   Treasurer,, Bra.  rieadSrsog, 1*1, Vancouver;  Associate Gnwd Lecturers. Sister  Vick, 164, Vancouver, and Sister  Wooler, 244, Abbottsford. =���������  . .TH?, .CLO8INO  .PAY*. .  ,  A Tot-onto dally last week contained--a .-despatch; from;-a neighboring.  oity tbat ��������� r   ��������� '--'jnged 10*years  had gone te Che   County   IwdasCrial  ���������  Home, there to end his days, and he  ia said to have gone at his own re-  quo-t.    But how the report startles  us, that a man after fighting the battle of life for over one hundred years  has to end his days in a poorhouse!  The despatch, further stated that the  old gentleman had a son of seventy?  five and two grandsons of over fifty  living In the same County.   Naturally,  the reader would think it strange that  so; sad a course could have been necessary.    But if,  the inner   history  were known, it would probably be re-,  vealed tbat the son and grandsons are  ���������In almost aa bad a plight as the old  man, and that be preferred tp.go to  the poorhouse rather than to add to  their burdens.   The case is a pathetic  one,. but it is not unique���������you bear of  such every day���������and the whoJ|e story  emphasizes how terrible is an old/age  of penury, and how important, it ia  ,tbat we should regard youth! "as the  springtime which soon departetfa^and  wherein" we ought to plant and. sgw all  provision for a long and bapj^ilfjs/1.  If the old gentlenian had bcen^in re-.  ceipt of a Canadian Government.An^  nutty of only $100, his presence^ tp. the  home of the son or, grandson^ would  have been a boon rather than, a bar-'  den^ and the cosy-corner would, no  doubt have been kept for him.. He  may .have been a sober and .industrious youth, but he.bad no system of  investment which was sbsolotelj sals, I  and which would yield bim a bountiful,  return for tbe amounts which h* JMjgl>t>  from time to time save; and so his.  money ,was, spent of lost as fcst 99  it was earned.   But there Is no such  excuse3 for .the boys, or girls, astm. ,pr  womeo^g^Cansd* to-dgy, far hy tbe  6ansdb|S) _dbvemment Annates Act  which their savings will be taken care  of and invested by the Government,  and under which they will receive a  return larger than it would be possible to secure from any other safe investment, because when the Annuity  begins each payment absorbs a portion of the purchase money as well  as of the interest thereon, and if the  Annuitant lives tbe average number  of years he may' be expected to live, I  he will get back all that he had paid  in with accumulated interest at 4 per  cent. If he lives beyond this period,  the Annuity will not cease but will be  continued to him every" three months  so long as he may live. The plan is  available at any Money Order Office  in Canada. The Postmaster will give  you a booklet which will explain {he  system, and if you wish for information as to the cost, all you need do  is' to write to the Superintendent of  Annuities, Ottawa, postage free, giving  him your age last birthday, and he  will advise you by first mail what this  will be. Remember that It is the only  absolutely safe plan by which your  old age may be made free from anxiety, and happy and 'comfortable, and  that it is tbe only sure plan by which  a wage-earner or person on small salary, can provide for the rainy day.  -  ���������1< fc-  '.V  DRY FARMING.  tbey ajre provided. #ttb * sysjtem by ture, iejjtnugbt  Colorado Springs, June 6���������Five fam-.  ous agricultural,educators have signed  a <������11 for a conference of all those engaged fX work in agricultural schools  and experiment stations, for ���������he purpose ot. discussing "dry-farming-?  Those,making the call are .Liberty H.  Bailey,,director of. agriculture at Cornell., College; Dr. Chas. A. Lory, president of Colorado Agricultural College;  Dr. John A. Widtsoe, president of Utah  Agricultural College, and Hon^.Duncan  Marshall, minister of agriculture for  Alberta, Canada. The conference is  caJledYfor October, 16 -to 20, in this  cifciSt the. time of the/meeting.of the  InjKaatloosl Pry Farming' Congress  and Exposition to beheld here) Lead;  ing agricultural .scientists will' be  gathered, here at ���������.that time for the  Congress and the great. Exposition of  dry-farmed products will afford opportunity and comparative Fork. -  "Dry farming'1 ls the term now.oom-  monly applied toagrisulture In regH>na'  where the annual rainfsil is lessthnn  30 incbesi a^d this is the.ftrst recpg,  nltionoMt by agricultural schools,^  a national question. The call is issue*}  t������6 nstiooja, provincial an* state agri-  eSMeral'. depSrtments and 'schools  thtdugbout tbe world where agrlcu}.  k  R. E. FROST. 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HI *******9$**** 11111 H 111' %>* H 11111 Ml Iii H 1111 t*H** ****.** ">������ j  v  4  ������  4  ���������  4  . ~^.~  #T  We  4*  /  I   *  Largest Ice Cream Parlor  3:  South  False Creek  Qood Service and Courteous Treatment  5������  25th AVENUE  and MAIN STREET  WALDEN  - y  25th  AVENUE  and MAIN  STREET  -it?  j������v U*4U4UfU M-nitX W  *IW-JM^VtUrOywiirfMW^tMtWr^iRy^rrfAltarTtJ^^  tr^^asn^������nffidWU%is������aKrjac������usUa������j  uhzzmwumi  THE WESTERN CALL  ������  Si  i  I  HA  I-  Y  w  Ir'  r -  ||.  I"'  ������������������h-m^k^^x,4^4^mM^mM^mHmM' x^^n^'H^H^^^^'*^"  -M-M-H*  We Specialize in  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  %  <-.  and always have a full  line of first-class goods  on hand;  and  BEGINNING JUNE 17,  We will carry a line of  Fresh Killed Poultry  - for your Sunday Dinner.  Give us a trial and we will satisfy  you.  Prairie Produce Co.  2446 MAIN STREET PHONE 3973  y   Our wagons will call on you twice A week.    Give us. your r t  **.. -. ^une ai\d address, y jy ..>*>    {���������  ���������.���������  *  ^^-H~W^~H^H^^������^^~X*^HrM^*- *******************^r******  For the Home  A stuffed tomato salad is one of my I Eggs - i a Mound,  new recipes.   Peel six small tomatoes, j     Cold cooked ham, chicken, or veal,  cut a slice trom the'stem end ot each, j or a combination of them may be used  r# Y    '��������� ,  ���������; ���������     ���������.   *    \        -"- ' ������     5,\    v '    a,       ,'���������  Phone 845 ' Always in Mt. Pleasant  iu-'  <w  Si ������  <-' "f-   '$ ���������."���������>������(.���������"<:  \f'     ���������������  ������  *���������  \  ".,"  *  '' '  .    "it  .-1:':7:Pha>n^-*34&  ���������    T     ���������  ��������� ,-T1-'   ������������������     .       t        ������������������        .      '     '     ������'  )  remove the soft inside, sprinkle, the m-  sides with salt and let stand, inverted,  thirty minutes. Mash halt a ten-cent  cream cheese, add six chopped pim-  olas, one tablespoonful finely-chopped  parsley, one tablespoonful of dry mustard and "enough French dressing to  moisten. Fill the tomato cases with'  the - mixture and serve on lettuce  leaves with mayonnaise dressing,  which may be made if one will but fol-  tine strainers for delicate jellies and  custards, moulds for cold desserts,  whip churns for cream, potato ricers  and slicers, vegetable knives and cutters, fruit parer8 and corers, wire baskets for frying things in deep fat,  casseroles and baking sheets, are  some of the things which housekeepers formerly had to do without, but  which help to make > cooking an art  and a joy.   -  -    Orange Baskets. -' '  Prepare' as many oranges as .there  are persons to be .served; - :Cut from'  each upper- half  pieces, ln such a way as to leave fti'&  lower half intact and a narrow' st?Ip"'  of skin over the top to form the ftati-  dle. Remove the pulp, and juice, 'and  with a scissors cut the edge and  handle ip points,or turrets. "Press ���������and"  strain -the juice, and for/each pint  allow half a box of gelatin'softened'in  half a cupful of cold water, and 'dissolve in-one cupful of boiling water,  one cupful'Of sugar and two-table*  spoonfuls jOf tae .sirup'from a bottle of  maraschino, cherries. Atbc ''tall 'together, and pour,into a shallow*pirn to  become fli;m. ��������� Before s 'it , is *ehtlrely  for the mound. Chop the meat as  fine as possible, add to each two cupfuls of the meat a tablespoonful of  melted butter and a spoonful of chopper parsley. Season with salt and pepper, and mix all together, binding  them with beaten egg mixed in. The  mixture should be just soft enough to  form easily and to keep its form.  Heat it in a frying pan, then arrange  it on a hot platter in the form of a  mound. Keep the platter over hot  water while you are finishing the dish  so that it will not cool off. Make little  depressions in the'top ,of ���������tlie mould,  and in each set a .baked egg,, without  its shell. Garnish" the mound with  parsley. l������ggs are Tmked iii' the shells  in a moderate over''for ten jninutes.  It ie advisable' to' prick holes' with" a  pin1 in 'the''larget,end .of> the' egg,' so'  that'< the - expansion i from within will  not btffst ttte shellv.-r   .������.���������,-��������� ' '-'  "  -' ><<������������������-' i? i^-!* "Beans, ,,,   , \ i  % -Beana-'Whein b,aked: in the-following  ' tWo-rlght-angleif "banner 4re.aa,escellfnt- substitute for  ���������:������������������:���������*���������:������������������:������������������>������������������:��������������������������������������������� ������������������x~:<-:-':^:-<-.x-x������:".-x~:~i-x-:~X'*x**  >,an s  Photographic  ':' *  Supplies I  * *  ���������:��������� 4.  I, New stock of Cameras, Papers and J  t Chemicals at the %  i  DRUG STORE  ap inch apart When ready to server  put a teaspoonful of maraechltio-  cut the jelly in'cubes, fill tlfe>baBkets;  flavored cream'on' eaclj, and serve, -if  possible serve'*-on green Italian pottery' plates.   "J ���������    ' > , /  Meat: Sa.-ri; ^.'������������������������ v-.i.,.. ,:i  '"Sohki.'one waft of .be^ns over night.  In^thevinornjjis,bring it to^a boil and  di*tn; int;^ oolaader... pouring cold  watei*-through thera, that, they may  keep! their shape, .while baking.- In the  bottom- of, the -bean pot put a small  onion. Use-one-half pound of salt pork  scored across the top and pour the  ^beans'-around it, adding two table-  epoonfuls of molasses, a quarter of-, a  teaspoon of mustard, salt It necessary,  depending on the saltiness of the  porkf-.and enough col������ water to cover.  -Qakedn'a moderate oven eight hours,  hardened embed" in it nalyes of m&ra>-.ior longer.'' Do not bl*? anything re-.  Bchino, cherries," ^Plficinf  the������v, about ^uiri^^.a, quick oyep.   while   baking  \*%*it 11 }'9*9*9*9**********9*9**** :���������* V* I'***** V** ******* >  'I 1 '  For good values m  REAib ESTATE AN0 INVESTMENTS  (Call on  ITRIM^LE & MORRIS \  \  ,   Cor. Pnmi)wii������y mkJ Westminster Roni  7  ' i - .-^     .���������>      i   "  ***} * 9 ������1 *** 1 ��������� 1 * It ** I ���������������<���������������������������������>��������� >���������<���������! ***t ***** > ��������� \ * M ������fH  ���������������������1������!���������>���������>���������!���������>���������>������l������������������l������l������>t������l������>������l������iti������<������f������l������l������(������>���������������������>  7teM%  for Estimates on Plumbing  HOT WATER HEAT1NQ  _ _,_ PHQNf   SS4S ��������� ���������  |3I ioth Ave., E.     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How the Wife Should Speak trf Her  ' v:-*  ''   Husband.        -vm   >^  Does a wifeirho aposks Otvher bus-  band as "Mr.:���������" address him in the  same way when others are present! .v  No; she cells hlm^by his. Christian,  name, but should not use a pet name  when others are likely to hear her.  tt is an American custom, I believe,  to-speak of one's husband as "M. "  and -is somewhat ridiculed ,by other  nations, who claim that we do not  refer to our daughter as "Miss "  or our son as "Mr. ." An English  wife uses her husband's Christian  name in speaking of bim, I am told;  but the French seem better to have  solved..the difficulty:, husbands andr.  wives there refer to each other as.  "my wife" and "my husband."  ���������x (LePatourbl & McRae)  | Cor. 7th Av. & Main St.      Phone 2236  *  ��������� ltsan������MWiwssi>������isawii<ii>i)������ii������i������i<ii������ii<iMi<ii������u<iwM������u������ii������u<t������ws^  r PROF. COWAN \  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin. Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00.        No class ,tessoris. *  " ....  Musicians supplies of every descrip*  "tionr     :  COWAN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  j 2315Westminster Avenue near 7th  **���������  m**tm*asas9iAmosa*w*^  *W*************M'**^1>*****$ ***\*********************  FRUIT* AND iERRIM FOR  YOUNG CHILD.    >  What summer fruits and' berries  may my little two-year-old son have?  Is it best to give them raw; or should  they be cooked? ��������� Can he have watermelon or muskmelon?  Tbe child might have a small piece  of a ripe pear or peach uncooked,  but it would be wiser to cook all his  fruit until be Is four years old ot least  or else give him the fruit juices. Tbe  strained Juice from'berries he, may also have, but not the berries themselves, as they are very apt to cause  indigestion in young children.- Do not  give either of the melons you mention.  -beans, ajs-tlje, heans^jilf'be spoiled if  youriOvebtiB, hot enough tor pie, biscuit  or Jight cake. '  rIt,|s often necessary ,to add water  to (the, .beaast but.do nc^t do so>.wlthin  an-hour before serving . time, and  always add.it hot.' \-���������-,x.    - -.  For a, change, add tomato sauce,  made of< Bea8one4���������stewed and,strained  tomatoes, to the beans^.and serve with  them brown bread, made from the fol.  lowing neverrfailing recipe: v,   Corn Meal.  , One .cup ot corn meal, one cup of  flour, iV������-t������"i* 9? a..cu.Pr of molasses,  two-thirds ot a teaspoon' ot soda and  enough cold water tb make a medium  batter���������about two-thirds' ��������� of, a" cupful.  Put in two buttered baking ' powder  cans (pound canB) and, put.,,in, a  steamer over a.kettle of. cold water.  Steam two or three hours (better  three), and after removing tbe lids  place in the oven one-half hour.  ; An infallible rule for all standard  'foods is to place them over cold water,  but when it begins to boil' let the  water stop boiling until the food is  done. ';'  It is economy to .use all, left-over  meats in pies, stews, bash, croquettes,  meat cakes, etc., all vegetables in salads, either of one kind or several.  pry and put all the bread crumbs  through tbe food-chopper and use  tbem for breading croquettes, -frying  oysters or as a thickening for pancakes. Use about one-third crumbs to  two-thirds buckwheat flour ln making  pancakes. Pried and rolled crumbs  keep Indefinitely, and one finds numerous uses for tbem besides those  mentioned here.  3127 Westminster Rd.  />.-; '���������-  Metal Works  ;*   Phpite 1858  ::  Cornices, Jobbing. and \ Roofing  FURNACE! WORK A SPim^TY.  I   C. Errington and C. JVUgnbne, Proprietors  iAitifi^Ai*n*iif ifufc  Tin    ���������     r  ���������:���������*..  ,.������������.t..i..i..t.������.i,.i.������������,|.^���������|l.t.7t.,|i.t..|.  %  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES ��������� NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONE 845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  ��������� toi^-i������i * i * i������i ��������� i ��������� 191 ��������� 1 ��������� i ��������� i������������i ������i * i ��������� i ������������������;">'i'������'H":'*'i'*-:"K^n������4  WI DCDDV PaP^ Hanger, Painter  i Ji I LIVIiI      and Decorator  SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decorative Work, Churches, Schools, etc,  : 2022 Main Street  Moderate charges  Estimates given  i|HHIII>millilIll>lliH*Kt*m������*HI*W>������Hl������t  His Only Hope.  The doctor stood by tbe bedside, and  looked gravely down at tbe sick man.  "I can not bide from you the fact  that you are very ill," he said. "Is  there any one you would like to see?"  "Yes," said the sufferer faintly.  "Who is it?"  "Another doctor."-���������Judge.  Canada advantages, from a holiday  point ot view, impossible to obtain  elsewhere. Mr. Malone's writing "is  full of life and vigor and bis narration  is brightened by accounts of incidents  by no means usual even'in exploration  tiritfs taken so far afield- The route  taken was one few white men. jipart  from Hudson's Bay employees, have  followed, and the story Is the more  interesting on that account. ~ With  such a good opening, the reader Is led  on to other articles snd stories and in  particular should attention be directed  to tbe papers on Big Game Problems  and the Pestructivenese., of Wolves.  Accounts of western bunts are slso  good and should interest hunters In  eastern and central Canada.  THE MAY BOO AND GUN,  "In the Land of the Moose Bird," the  story ot a trip eleven hundred miles  by canoe and portage trom the north  shore of Lake Superior to Hudson  Bay. via the Albany River, forms the  attractive feature of the May issue of  Rod and Gun In Canada, published by  W. J. Taylor, Limited, Woodstock.  Ontario. The narrator ia Mr. W. J.  Malone, one of the many vistors from  the States who finds in the wilds of  The Buffalo Grocery  KEEPS. IN THE LEAD OF  Vancouver's Forward Movement  Fresh Groceries. Fruits.  Vegetables.   Provisions,  Eggs  Butter. Etc.  AT LOWEST PRICES.  Cor. Park Drive and 14th Avenue  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.        PHONE R5325  Jim iiiii Q iiiiiiiniiiii'  THE WHITVE RIMON.  So-fit to-deck a-woman's-breast-and  be a woman's creed.  Wsve-bo! tbe ribbon of the white tbat  stands for whitest deed,  That stands to save the homes tbat  make tbe state that, is to be,  Wave-ho! tbe ribbon ot the white, a  flag to set men free.  Tbe ribbon ot the white, white league,  Oh, let its glow be seen,  A glory on the hills of light,  And in the vales of green.  f '  So fit to win a woman's zeal and be a  woman's guide  Fling far the banner of the white o'er  vale and city wide!  Wave-ho! the ribbon of the love that  in its tender trust  Yearns  for  the  tarnished  heart  sin  drags Into the alien dust!  The ribbon of the white wave-ho!  Lift broad its .pennant fair  Unto the glory of the sky  The freedom of tbe air!  O'er many a mother's heart it burns,  the ribbon of tbe white  An emblem of the holy cause that  leads to truth and right;  Wave-ho!  the banner of a cause the  gentlest and most human,  Whose soldiers, armed with dauntless  trust are womenfi sister women;.  The ribbon of the white, the true,  Oh let the sweet winds lave it,  And many a prayer go up to God  To 'fend and to save it!  So fit for woman's love, so pure, and  o'er her heart so fair  The ribbon of the' white, white league  ���������long may it flutter there;  Wave-ho! this ribbon of the home that  saves the soul within,'  By saving from the outer dark\'4he  heart that thirsts with sin. *  Tlie ribbon of the war'of peace,    ���������  The banner borne in'light.  Stainless above the battle's din,  Brave ribbon of the white!  ���������Union Signal, Nov. 24.1910.  Will not always be a baby. Bett  have a picture of it whilst it is1  baby. And when you are about >  have a good one���������pot one of the  tawdry post card things. The pit  to go to is  at tbe  NIT.  PLEASANT  STUM0  BROADWAY at me corner of WAIN  ,     PHONE U4M  DOES THE  SMALL PRINT  Trouble you when you are R^J  ing,. then it's time to see at  your  eyes.  OUR SIGHT-TESTING Mi  ODS ARE THOROUGHLY  UP-TO-DATE  and the Lenses we girfj  2~e Ground to Suit the  Spherical Defects of  tse eye  Our  Style of  Mountings Consists  of the Very Latest  The Market.  GEO. G. BIGGI  OPTICIAN  143 Hastings St.,  aft \ k'-k^<~%  k  THE,-WESTERN CALL  .1.-   1        ^r  y  ���������5*^~j...;..;..;..;.~;.������;..;.,  >������>������l������-i.-l���������i������*>-:  '������������������"������"������������"���������������������  %-vvvv  V  *  T0R0NT[01  FURNITURE   SI ORE ���������  3334 Westminster A Venue.        .|.  * We are receiving daily %  ������    New Spring Goods    ���������  We a^e showing some |  nifty lines in Dressers, ���������  Buffets,   Dining  Room *  Sets. |  A complete line of ���������$���������  T Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. Y  T Drop in and inspect our goods. *  X This is where you" get a square *  * deal. J.  | M. H. COWAN ������  Piano Tuning  Expert Repair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  OOLUMQWOOD ������4*7  Leave your orders st the Western Osl)  Firsst-Class  SHOEMAK-  INO and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, go to -     .  PETERS* CO.  2511 WE8TMIMSTSR AVE.  , (NearBroadway)   r  We guaranteeour wont-to'be-ss good  ss any in the eity." -  ^���������HHSsnsss^mssSseasaeasBq-^K.  JAS.   QlLfcQTT  SASH   *HD   OOORS  Wa.Nl ttntaS a*. Aiienl Mill W.A  1029 rjflvUje Str.  Phone 2745  &  CASH Grocers  and  Provision  flerchants  |  TUC   ||||M|:| p  WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THE UNTRUTHS WHICH LIE HERE.  AMERICANS ABROAD.  A number of tourists were recently  loking down the crater of Vesuvious.  An, American gentleman said to his  companion:  "That looks a good deal like the infernal regions."  An English lady, overhearing the remark said to another:  "Good gracious! How these Americans do travel."  *   *   ���������  THE LAST STRAW.  HIS  NERVE.  THE STORE  THAT SAVES  YOU MONEY  MT7PLEA6AWT CHtiRCH  Cor. NiatlTAve. and Quebec St  Bunds? Bervicee-i-PubHc worship at 11  a-m. and ������:������������A,n.v'8uJd'y W* *"*  Biol* ������SS*s it 8:10 p.m.-  - Rev. J. W. WoodBlde,' M.A.. Pastor   ,  170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. Bl������4t.  '     WB8tMlK8TER CHURCH,  Cor. Welton-and ������th.   One block '-������Mt  ��������� -      ��������� of -WMtmiiuter Ave. ,  ���������arvicse^-Sunday.  11:00  a.m.  and 7 ISO  - pm   Sunday School, *:������0.. \  Bev. J. H. Cameron. B.A., F<t������tor   ,  Reeideace; Cor. Qeubec and 81st   ,  Owe business has  g^bwri from small  beginnings to its  presentproportiohs  wholly on the merit  of our goods.  "WE  Old Money (dying): "I'm afraid I've  been a brute to you sometimes dear."  Young wife���������"Ob, never mind that,  darling, I'll always remember how very  kind you were when you left me."  *   ���������   ���������  NO WONDER-  Mrs. Ba^e���������"She is simply mad on  the subject of germs, and sterilises or  filters everything in the house."  "How does she get along with her  family?"  "Oh, even her relations are strained."  i *A * '  THE pnvY WAY OUT.  Peter (sent for the milk)���������"On", mercy,'I've drunk too much1 of it! What  shall we do?'^    -,  Small* brother���������'Eaay.  the Jug."  Assistant���������"Mr. Grumbley writes: '1  don't see how you can have, the nerve  to sell your worthless remedy for fifty  cents a bottle."  Manager���������"Well, strike   out   'have  nerve to' and 'worthless,', and put the  letter in our testimonials."  ������   ������   ���������  A POOR  ADVISER.  Skinflint���������"I have no money, but I  will give you a little advice."  Beggar���������"Well, if yer hain't got no  money yer advice casi't be very valuable.  *   *   ���������  DIPLOMATIC.  We'll  drop  MT. PWSA8ANT BAPTIST CHURCH  m   CorT 10|h Ave. and Quebec St.  ,8. Everton, B.A.. Pastor  260 13th Ave. B.  Preachins Services���������u  a.m.   and   7:30  r    p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  CENTRAL. BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:30  a.m.     Sunday   School   at   2:30   p.m.  %  w pf Clifton Parker, M.A.. Pastor  llth Ave. W-  HBTHOWSV   *  MT. PLEASANT QHURCft  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario '  .^rp^^rdiyVhUt^M  . ���������    Class at 2:30 p.m. *    ������ ���������  I Rev   W   Lashley HaU, B.A.B.D.. Pastor  I Parsonage? 123 ^Eleventh  Ave   W.nupju  I IwsSSall: 123 Uth Ave. W.   Teley3<f24  Evensong at 7:30 pro. each Sunday.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor. 8th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  "Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible Claw at 2:30 p. m.   Eveninsr Prayer at 7:30 p.:"���������.-������' ���������- . .-  _-  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8i������-  and Stand 3rd Sunday* at 11-00 a. m%   ���������  Rev. Q. H. Wilson. Rector      ?' .-  ���������Rectorv   Cor   8th  Ave- and  Prince Ed-  Bectory. ^.or^ ^   ^^   L3543  fcATTSJt ������AT SAWTS  [REORGANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  ' 1370 10th Avenue. Enst..  Services���������Every   Sunday,  evening   at   8  " o'clock.   Sunday Sehcfo. at 1 o'clock.  I. McMULLEN. Elder  Our reputation is  built on honor anc}  prudence. We buy  the best and thus  please our many  patrons.  MT.  PLEASANT "LODGE NOT  19  Meets   every   Tuesday   at   8   p.m.   In  Fj.O.OF.    Hall?   We-thjin^ter   Ave.   Mt.  |>Pleasant     Sojourning brethren cordially  "invited to attend. ������.    *     ,  f 7w. ^McKenaie. V.G.,452 10th avenue  If"!*' Sewell,  Rec.  Secy.,  481  7tli 'avenue  least/ ���������-'-.'.., , "���������'-���������'.���������:.; ; y  t OTBSPBSrOBirT OBDSB PO������BSTS������S  COURT VANCOUVER NO. 1328  ,     Meets  2na  and  4th  Mondays  of-each  month at 8 p.m.< in the Oddfellows' Hall,  LMt. Pleasant..   Visiting brethren always  welcome       '..���������'. ���������'- YY ���������',,'���������';;Y       ���������'.-"  H. Hanklns, Chief Ranger.      ^  M. J. Crehan. Rec. Secy., 337 Princes*  1    A  Pengelly.Fin. Secy.. 237 llth Av. E  X.OTAX4 OBANOE XODOB  MT.  PLfeASANT  L   Q.  L.  NO  1842  Meets  the  1st  and  3rd  Thursdays  of  _bach month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall.  Ia.11  visiting brt'thren cordially welcome.  H. Birmingham, W.M., 477; 7th Ave.  CM. Howes, Sec,  '393   10th ���������Ave.  Baat.7 ''���������' 7    :-k>k.7  He Knew.  "The Malays have a queer marriage  pustom," remarked the traveler.   "The  aom holds his nose against a small  Cylindrical obejet. I couldn't quite  lake out what it* was���������"  "A grindstone* proDably," interposed  Grouch.���������Kansas City Times.  : A Triumph.  "Was ^e1te&%riMife|e*r:s&(Jc'esrr.  "Goodness, yes.   Why, she is going:  [o marry a nobleman on the alimony."  -Judge.  Oof Prices Si I  1   To get the benefit of our specials,  come ;on Friday  and Saturday.  &  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THE ADDRESS  -   .7 i'1  Cor 26th 8f Main  PHONE 7032  MAKING IT RIGHT.  The chek which the comely, young  German woman handed in at the window of a Walnut Street saving (nnd  bank the other day was made, payable  to Gretchen H. Schmidt, and she endorsed It simply Gretchen Schmidt. Th  man at the receiving teller's window  called her back to rectify the mistake  Just aa ihe was turning away.  "ou don't' deposit this quite this  way,"' he explained. "Qee, you have  'orgotten the H."  The young woman looked at her  cheek and blushed a may red.   .     C  "Ach, so I haf," she munnuted, and  wrote hurriedly-:  "Age 23."  NOTHING IN IT.   ���������  "Jinx lied to me yesterday ln order  to get off to go to the ball games. He  said his wife's mother waa dead."  "I think you are mistaken. I heard  what he said."  "Then what waa it?"  "He said he would like to attend hla  mother-in-law's funeral." '���������  .   .   .  A LITTLE OUTING.  Bilter (at servants' agency}���������"Have  you got a cook who will got to the  country?"- - '  liantger (calling out to girl* ln next  room)���������"I������ there any one here would  like to spend a day in the country?" \  0   *   .  PATIENCE.   .  ^^������^n|>4^HSt^K|t^M3������3������5Kj^nJn*^> tSHtHjtgKjl      4^.%<&>><%t<&*^%****************  *  Careful Attention Given to all Work  ) JOBBING A SPECIALTY. *  I       S. ,S. Montgomery  I    3129 Westminster Rd.      ' Phone 7604 n  ********************&&>***$ "*A.^A^A4^**tm^^^*0ssj*f*s*9999.  Q  *,t*************4������>*********** **********9*****9********i >'  E. McBride 1  & COMPANY  /  \  Is Headquarters for  "But it seems to take all your patients a long time to get well, doctor."  "Yes,' hut as soon as I begin to get  a larger practise I can afford to let  my patienti get well Quicker."  .    m    ���������  < LEAVING HIM AT 8EA. '  "I regard conversation aa a gift," remarked the studious'woman.  "It usually is," replied Miss Cayenne.  "If people bad to pay for it there would*  )e much less of li."   '  ���������   ���������   ���������  FIRST WEIGHED.  The Marketer���������"Aren't yon wasting  % good deal of that y8teak by trimming  it?"  The Butcher���������"No, ma'am; I weigh  ad it first."       '"'    ' '.  "Could you do something for a poor  old- sailor?" aaked the seedy looking  wanderer at the gate..  "Poor old aailor?" echoed the lady  at work at the tub.  ' *"'  "Yes'm, I tottered the wotter for six-  teen yeait." , ��������� -. "    -.  - "Well," aald the woman, after a critical look,/'you certainly don't loofc as  tt yon ever caught up with it" v  Then the resumed ber labors. /���������  ���������,"' "-r'\  ,- ,-i ri  -: - U ' fal  'l U   A   '  '/+ ,i,J >A'"  ,-    h.������.    .41  .'^Yy-'^l  -ii , > *. '3.f  - ��������� ;Y'^Y7*V|  ,   I        .   ,���������   1. itlA~  ^ . ^eH ) I  \ Screen Doors a/nd\  Windows  vy,'  ���������. j >y, ;  A       H ",'*  ^ \\-  Also' the  i ,^.T*i ���������>. V������/V  Made to Paint Buildings with.  Cor. 16th Ave. and Main Str.  "v'J  He: "Don't you think ahe has rather  a good complexion?"  She:.. "It strikes me as being just  a trifle too impressionistic."���������Scrib-  ner's.  "Des yo' belleb dat Jim Johnson  am really converted?"  " 'Deed I does. I'se bin visitin' his  'louse fo' de last free months, an' day  wasn't had a mouthful ob chicken."  A SUCCESS.  The Girl���������''What's your opinion of  women who-imitate men?" _   The Man���������"They're idots!"  The Girt���������"Then the imitation is successful."  ���������   *   *  Shady.  One of the Six Beat.  s "John, whatever induced you to buy  a house in this forsaken region?"  "One of the best men in the business."���������Life.  Explained.  Two ladies, previously unacquainted,  wore conversing at a reception. After  a few conventional remarks, the  younger exclaimed,:  "I can not think what has upset that  tall, blond man over there. He was  so attentive a little while ago, but he  >von't ldolTat me now." '  -Perhaps," said the other, "'he saw  :ne come in. He's my huslwad."���������  Penny Pictorial.  I. DRV OOOOPS j  I        DRESSMAKING  (. MILLINERY        ������  % Lessons Given in All Kinds of Hand Painting    .' |  ihisshicks   mmmm  Branch Store:  Corner IVaser and Mites Avenues  PHONE 2853 :���������'-';V  *****9**********l*t******  **********i*l************\  ************************** **************************  We have a Large Assortment of all the  Latest ana Best Wall Papers  PAPER HANGING, DECORATING, GLAZING   |  ii Ptione H4485 A. ROSS, UHruadway, E  '4  *4  ****9***********************************************  ���������-te-  CALtS ANSW6REO 0AY OB NlGHT  Wm.Soott *%_Oa,  PHQH$171t  Pominion Un4ertaking Parlors  Funeral llmfrrs mi Embaltier$. Spacloss Chipel ind ieciptloB |MHW,  802 Broadway, w. Vancouver, B. C.  ���������MMMMMMMAMBAMa^BABAAAAAaAA AAAAAAiAA  fjroVvil     |Vfv|%4r   SPecial attention given to Lame    J  and Inerfering Horses. x  Www,a������B.d'Wh  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  I  9***t>**i*. $a$m*at)9)99)*9)*999*a9m9a')9*9* ���������#������������������������#���������#������������������������<���������#������������������ *  *mm*********w^**&t'****^  220 BRcmiymm WEST  ��������� " " - -     -    -��������� . ���������        '  BREAD, CAKES AND PASTRY  B^Mercmd Eggs a Specialty. t  AN \CE C^ptt PALLOR IS [BEINGIADDBD.  **m^******$*****'W&****** *****'i^*^'t������***<i>***il,iHil,iH^*.  ������   Dry Ooods  n  C(fT4Dpnf||({J      Dry Goods  Fancy Goods    Oi tujAQIlUullll Mens Furnishings  CORNER   18th   AVENUE   &   MAIN   STREET %  White & colored Wash Dresses  '  ' * ' ���������>���������'���������' *��������� 7 -       ��������� - .        ... ��������� *  4>  ������'������  4*  4������  4*  O  *  i  CLOSE Wkk7kk  I  u  ?;-. Modern; Beautifully finished; -50 it; lot; one7blo^k from car.   *  |      $9000.     $3000 Cash.     Balanc^arranged.     $  j Apply Room 10, WirtcW Building 1  ^y -Subscribefor  '^EHE GALL''  ,+i.. The. paper that boosts The Hill  '^1  -���������y%W  1  >l  i)' i1  H i  4  1 ���������^������Ui������y������w*a*um������.  1.  j:  *  THE WESTERN. CALL  rS5S35rsJ====^==^.--L "JSTS-srt?  Prescriptions  That i������ our business and ovir Dispensing Department  is unto the care of two Graduate Druggists.  NO AHATEURS  Quality is Our Motto     7  at Cedar Cottage  If there is any teams around" who  would like to have a match, drop a  line to the secretary, Jas. A. Murray,  Central Park, B. C. - '    Y  -On Friday evening of this week, Mr.  Geo Lister of Central Park will give  an illustrated lecture oh bees, in the  Agricultural Hall, Central Park, comf  mencing at 8 p..m.  |    Since the council have put the oil  on   the   Westminster   road   you   can  in   the  persons  of  Mrs.   Jarret,   Mrs.  Robinson and  Mrs;  Batcheler, to' at-'  tend  the Victoria  convention,  which! |  is to be held from June 20th to the  23 rd, at Victoria.    '  *    *    *  ��������� We hear that the property holders  and ratepayers of Wards 3, 4 and 5  are passing resolutions at their meetings supporting the council to grade  Fraser street down to the river, and  we learn there is at least one property  holder who objects to the grading, so  on   the   Westminster   roan   you   --i we are anxiously awaitin  walk along it without getting covered     * L  the result  R f rest Supply  I  EASTMAN'S  FILMS pnd PAPERS  JUST   IN  with dust.  CENTRAL   PARK   CRICKET   NEWS.  The Church of England Men's Society cricket club are arranging a  match between the captain and vice-  i  ���������Mfrt -  ari  as to which will prevail.  *   *    *  The Baptists are buying a new site  for their church in the vicinity of  Fraser street and Ferris road.  ��������� .-    . '        *   *   *  of the South  The; Orangemen  match between the captain ana vice-1    Tne. urangemcu ������.  ������w ~- ----  captain for Saturday afternoon at Cen- Lodee   are   making   preparations   for  tral Park, and on Saturday, June 17th, the   Coronation   festivities,  and  they       j   ;,.i+i,   ������i.J nMc^tinK medals to their child-  MOUNT PLEASAN1 PHARMACY  ,   DRUGS AND STATIONERY  21+19 Main Street  x Sub P. 0. 8 Two Phones:   790 and 7721 J  ^m**********.***********^*    ***************************  LUC       UV..V..MV.           are. presenting medals to their child  ren.  ��������� * .���������* ���������  ���������  . The. South Vancouver ratepayers are  arranging^ picnic to take place about  ��������� ���������  .Saturday, 15th. of July, or Saturday,1  There is now in the Museum of Nat-12���������1' at Central Park. The B. C. B.  ural History, New York, a standpatter jhave kindly Promised special cars,  more antique than ever graced ouh j Sporta are being arranged, and a pret-  house of'congress,    it is a "mummy,1''- Interesting, illustrated programme  *\&  match   will   be arranged  with  the  X | Cedar Cottage team. , .   ,.  All the team should turn out regularly tor practice, as the playing team  will be picked shortly.  HILLCREST  *ri  is   being  printed.    The  organization  trachadon," discovered    in Wyoming, IlD   u"������o   ������ ---  and the scientists say it muat.be about imeet,ng8 are be,n* held every Friday  a nno.OOO������vears old.   It is fifteen feet at the &������rth Hill school, FraBer street,   .-���������  *k������. /im, lialnar a. ereat 8UC-  E. R. GORDON; Family Druggist  Tho HMoi-est Post Office  Phones 4667, 7719     Mmln St., Nemr IBth  MACK BROS. Undertakers  ��������� 3,p00,000������years old  Cedar    Cottage  ������������������.^���������V!.}  :���������'���������'<:������  |y-77y  It.  i :  Local  Otherwise  ^Mrs. lashley Hall. 123 Eleventh avenne west, will not receive during the  summer months*  Mm. J.'W. Whiteley and children  left on Wednesday for a two .months  visit to Ontario. ," ' '��������� ������   " ���������'  Bev- Professor James Carruthers  will occupy the pulpit of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Sunday.  On Sunday, June 25th, the services  Church on Sunday, June 18th inst.,  Rev, H. Farrer"wlll preach at both  services.   Sunday school at. 2:30.   ...  Presbyterian high without stockings or boots and  thirty feet long  Being in a good frame of mind .when  sitting: down to a. meal adds to the digestibility of the food. Dr. R. K. Pearson, tbe eminent philanthropist, now  ninety-one years old, sums up nis.mental condition when eating as follows:  "When I sit down to a meal I always  say to myself, 'Fret not thy gizzard.'"  to ensure the day being a great suc  cess. -  Open Day and Night  OFFICE and CHAPSL ^    '  2020 GRANVILLE ST. Phone 8282  WOMAN'S BAKERY  AND CONFECTIONERS  le* Cre������im; ami Soft Drinks  I. COUSINS, "��������������� 6S5 Imftlj,  COLLINGWOOO   NEWS.  On Wednesday evening a large garden party was held in the grounds of  Mrs. Major on Westminster road, under 'tlie auspices of the recreation committee  of She Collingwood, Epworth  League.   Th������ large cro***^������^������J; j    '���������, the   ������ 2,000,0001 worth of-dla  foyed themselves by playing all Mnd,i,*���������������  ���������       '        viewk ^        h  of games, contests and cocoanut throw- mondsw  ,ng.etc.   ^1^toW.2������3*J*J;������Si    The cUet  Containing tbe  kets, which were auctioned off to the c umyirc  Gfeat precautions are being taken to  ���������i  highest bidder. After tbe baskets were  emptied a first class concert" was giv-  in    Mount    Pleasant      Presbyterian en/ The Salvation Army band was ������  the Coronation. iBtaii8 did a rushing busln-ss..   The  gems consists of steel wails' three  inches thick, into which.; are let; three  glass windows protected by wire netting. At night time the collection is  placed in a large steel safe", over which  an "armed guard has .care.  arrived in Vancouver on an extended  visit with her daughters. Mrs. H..Dar-  cy Birmingham, 54������ Eleventh avenue  e������-t. and Mrs.,.Jack Hardy of North  pose'of laying out the .Collingwood  recreation grounds. whirh,pre situated  on the grounds oOl^Metlioaigt  Church, and kindly donated by the  r  Vancouver.    She fc '^T^oT^^^  her daughter Mis. Crrle Gee.also of ij^^^^^  jMnAon, Ont. ' Lp tbe park grounds, putting in-seats  v v.\nA'and tables tor the use ot picnic par  On W������*������aay of last week Mr. and ,������n^ _ ft |<rf of oeoDle ^e og!jlg the  SOUTH VANCOUVER.    -    ,  The Imperial Sale Stables is a-fine  addition to Fraser avenue, South Vancouver. H. M. Vasey, the proprietor,'  has an excellent aggregation of, draft  horses and drivers. ,,, ,    >. ���������.  On W������������aay of last week Mr. and ���������- ^     ^ q. people ^ 0^g me  Mrs. Bsmt Watson, Twenty-first ave-       ��������� they ^p^.ot great  nue anfr^*opWa street,  were    very *"������"������ .       ".'  ^e^hly "an^ad" by ^-^1?^^^ gee ������,e M^W-  _     . . *._���������������   '^ZrnA^'aiittli ���������    theV  ���������i'T'  or Mount . Pleasant Presbyterian  Chun* Bible Clasa. A very pleasant  evening was spent, the party breaking up about 11 o'clock.  ki     y  The Y. P. S. C. B. of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church held their  weekly meeting last Monday evening.  The topic for the evening was "Why  I J^ove Christ." Mr, MacDonald was  the chief speaker and gave a very instructive and nelprul address. Other  speakers were W. Cameron. Messrs.  Lawrence and J. J. G. Thompson and  Pr. McMillan. The latter aang a solo  "whlch^aagreatlyenjoyed-by all.   on the .Westminster n^'jicwii;'  are badly needed.      y'yyry.,  WEST ������UHNA������V NEWS-  tfiey  The West Burnaby baseball team  went .up to Langley Prairie, oniSaturday last to play tbe Murrayviile, baseball team. The score was, 177to;i2..in  favor ot the home team, but our boys  hope to change it around, when the  Murrayville team come down to play  them on June 22nd, at "^eeierV station. . y  _The_team_had__a toe time., A tally-  ho met them at the sja&on, and'after  the game tbe tables were spread with  all kinds of good things to eat' Need-  There was a very interesting meeting at St Mary's vicarage last Ftlday  evening, when the Rev. Owen and  }lrs. Bulkely entertained Archdeicoi  Fentreatb, the church wardens'tod  several members of.; tne^congregatlon  to arrange important matters connected with 8t. Mary the Virgin Church,  which being quite a new parish. Jt Is  of course very uphill work for the  vicar. Funds are urgently needed,  and it Is to be hoped many friends will  willingly step forward and give what  assistance they cm, "not grudgingly or  of necessity, for God loveth a cheerful giver."  *9  The Ice cream and strawberry fes  tiyal and sale of, work, Tuesday even- ������u >ui<������ ��������� ������������������ ��������� ���������  ing, held in the Mount Pleasant Meth- less to say, our boys did, hill Justice to  odlst Church,'proved a great success, the occasion. On leaving, several'were  The large number of tables were set heard to remark that they would like  In the banqueting hall. Before the to stay there always, and In <">y case  evening closed the home-made candy, they would soon come up a������:>ln, as  ���������cooking and sale ot work were en- there were so many nice lad: ;��������� ln the  lively disposed of. district  The Ladles' Auxiliary held their  monthly meeting ������t St. Mary's vicarage laat Thursday, and it waa arranged to have a sale of work and social  gathering-oil the third.JWednesday_ln  August in tbe vicarage grounds in aid  i of the church. So let us all try. and  I do something to help In this good  cause.  To the Editor of the Western Call:  Sir,���������In- thev issue of the Dally Province for May 29th, the following item  appeared in the budget of news that  is handed in every week regarding, the  happenings in Roman ^Catholic circles:  - "An   Interesting  story,   Illustrating  the zeal of the Catholic priest In. attending to sick calls,, came from Revelstoke, where Father McNeill, formerly  of Vancouver, is at present stationed.  A young man met with a Bhooting accident at Golden, about 100 miles distant. .Father .McNeill chartered a special train to reach the wounded mart,  but .when about 15 miles from Revelstoke, the engine fouled the- metals.  Three,hours later, a second locomotive .arrived,    which Father McNeill  boarded, and re-started on his errand  of mercy.   At Cambre. .however, the  engine .was, pulled up owing to an obstruction on the line, .but after some  delay the engine, waa able to proceed,  and the enterprising priest succeeded  in getting to the bedside of the wounded man and heard his confession."  8���������CALL'    s   N t     . C  I have made enqurles regarding the  truth-of the above "story," and after  careful investigation, I tod the ,1acts  to be as follows t���������   -  A member ot -the C. P.' R.- bridge  gang was shot with a rifle and waa  placed-tn the-hospital at Golden by  his uncle,, and other- members- ot the  bridge crew. ^.As he was not expected)  to live,' they wished to get a priest to  him before he died, and as there was  none nearer   than Revelstoke, they  hired an engine ind caboose to take  Father -McNeill over.   Near Lauretta, [ J  the engine left tbe rails, and Father  McNeill got on one of the engines  used aa a pusher on the hills and  went on to Golden.   The amount for  the train was put up by the uncle ot  the wounded man. assisted no doubt  by the other members ot the bridge  crew.   Father McNeill neither contributed one cent nor had anything to  say In the negotiations for the train.  He merely stepped on tt when It was  ready to start ahd~went to Golden.  How different tbe tacts are to the  'story" carefully prepared    for consumption by the public!    Father Mc-  *,k************W������l.********* ************.i>********  t im,Hirmr   ��������� un   ritirv nam  l'******'."VVW,.".''."*"."."r.~.   MILLINERY ANU FANCY GOODS  Children's Silk and ^l|i Hate\ worth $1.50 and $2.75  RP^Cr.TALCRE^UCTION QN-ALL TMNMED HATS  1mAl<-<?   CssaAo.   '      ;2636 MAIN STREET  j lUlSS VUrie,       Vancouver, b. c. .  <.������M"H"l"l"t"l"l"t4"l'4"t"t-l"!"l'4"l"l"I"t"l' .l4.l..l.4l..8i.WM|������l"H������l������������>H<.I. ** * <l * * * ***  acre, which acre must be officially surveyed, must be sworn to by the grower,  and attested by two or more' reputable  witnesses. n  It will readily appear to you that the  winning of a trophy ot this,, character  will advertise your province vat this  greatexhibltlon extensively:.]! Wet.'are  confident that splendid potatoes capi'be  grown In Western Canada, and%re  very anxious that\one, or all ot |he  four Western provinces shall take this,  matter, up in a systematic and. careful I  manner, supplying a creditable exhibit  so that, It possible, you may win the  nandsome. trophy reterred to.  "Will It not be_ possible" for your de-'  partment to take up thia matter? We  wpuld like to have a-reply, from you  stating what you-wonld he .prepared to  do. in the way of gathering thia exhibit".  '   foura very truly,  ������   ' . WM. B. SCOTT.-   '  Deputy Minister of Agriculture/  Victoria, B. C.  -I  if-  _*  ^���������^^^���������.W^^^M^^  *****************<'  inionontbe  lestioiv  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. ^  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  We are very sorry to announce the  death on 9th June of Mr. W. Wilson,  - in the wfco wa* 9������ 8erl0U9ly inlttfed by. a  ...   i     .',    o^w box of caps exploding while he waa  The team will plav n^Rob- ^^ J^^    Mr   Wilaon Wft���������  working for the municipality on the  Fifty-sixth avenue when the accident  occurred, and as he had had twenty  years' experience in blasting It was as  unexpected as It was sudden. Truly  "in the midst of life we are In death,"  and It warns us to be ready in case the  Master calls. Great sympathy is felt  for his sorrowing widow, who bad only  lately come over from England to join  him.  ���������   ������   ���������  A touching incident connected with  the sad case Is his fellow workmen  have subscribed about f500 to present  to Mrs. Wilson as a token of regard  for their lost comrade, and we think  if it had been allowed to become a  public subscription list, a much larger  sum would have been collected, for  every one's sorrow was heartfelt and  BincereY v7--  Neill simply did what any Protestant  minister would have done, except that  a Protestant minister would have considered that he was Blmply performing  (one of the duties of his office, and  would not- have thought It such an exceptional occurrence as to brag about  it in the papers.   I trust that the publication of these facts will make your  readers a little more careful in accepting at their face, value iliy'statements  that  Roman  Catholic    officials  may  send to the press for publication.  Yours sincerely,  J. W. WHITELEY.  is the best of them all and the  range in service willback us up  in every good thing we <can  say of it  If there waa a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   WiU  you not come and see it?. We  '"��������� ���������   are sure we can convince ydu  inside of five minutes that .what  we gay about the South Bend Malleable is true.    71        '���������   lk:k:k..: -  X  4 <  VV. R  2337 Main Street  OWEN ������  ..'-���������     - Fh&he 4fi  A Local Option League has been organized in this district, and the last  meeting was well attended by a large  number of'the residents. Any one  who is Interested la the work of temperance and moral reform^"if they will  kindly correspond with Miss Winnie  Carruthers, care the South Hill post  office, Vancouver, their letters will receive attention. ���������  ���������'���������'* ..*   ���������-   ' '   ''  the W. C. T. U. of South Hill are  k ���������  <��������� tti***t*t**************** **i*****^*i*******\9i*t***  Editor Western Call:  Sir:���������Will you kindly, through the  medium of your valuable paper, give  publicity to the following communication recently received In this depart-  iment, with regard to the One Thous-  land Dollar Stllwell Trophy to be given  for the best exhibit of potatoes at the  American Land and Irrigation Exposition, to be held at Madison Square  Garden, New York. November 3rd' to  12th, 1911,:*!*,: V ���������������������������-���������''  ' "At the American Land and Irrigation Exposition to be held at Madison  Square Garden, New York, November  3rd to 12th, 1911, there Is a One Thousand  Dollar .Trophy  offered   for  the  best exhibit of late potatoes. The exhibit does not necessarily need to belong to one individual, but may be exhibited by a department of agriculture,  farmers' organization, or by a district  The main point is that the One Thousand Dollar Stllwell Trophy Is to be given for the best exhibit of potatoes rep-  (Burnaby take Vie\i?)  The new subdivision overlook-  ingBjyffnabyJiake* JjotsJiave"45  to 47R feet frontage, at JfWJK)  per Front foot, cleared. ;* \,  We place the subdivision on  the market on terms of $100 cash,  and $15 per month. Call at the  oflice and get a plan and look over  the ground. - ,t' ;This property is  only two blacks from car, three  blocks from School, streets will be  cleared, only quarter mile from  New Westminster, one mile to  Fraser River and four blocks to  Burnaby Lake.  Buy your lot now and reap the  benefit this fall.  2343 MAIN ST.  '   Y -.. ������������������;:      t    .-.-   .       '���������:���������:  Phone Fairmount 497  ThA W   C   T   U. ot oouttt niu are ou u������������ ������o������^ ������-=������-���������������-���������-" -  s������^dlg aome good moral reform rented by m^rkeuble *������**������������������  wOTk^oWother--thingstiiey are try- appearance, flush eyes and ������������<<>"������"*  Tng^'oTringTe abolition of Sunday lof slxe.  The yield of each variety per  A  Y  tfim in ii ti u i m ii ii 111 c in i in u tn 11 > i n in  Uiini'  ,������im ni ' ��������������� ���������  I ������ llll III! Ill  llll  W+++++.  A.  \  3  i-


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