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The Western Call 1911-06-23

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 Fire Department  Investigation Proceeds ��������� Civic > Property  Used at Chiefs House���������Further Serious Charges Preferred���������Committeeman Attacks l Call."  "God Save the King and Queen  At the investigation last Friday the evidence  brought out the fact that a heater boiler had been  taken from No. 1 Fire Hall and installed in the  Chief's new residence as the main factor in an up-  to-date hot water system to keep the ehill of winter from the,genial chief. The facts are as follows :  When the city purchased the big auto-propelled  Fire Engine for No. 1 Hall it became neeess-.-.ry to  . install an auxiliary heater in the basement t >' keep  fc/ the steam in the engine up ready to respond to  an alarm,at any tune. The Chief ordered onet  from the Eastern states which post $338.00, this  one was never used but is still lying at the rear  of No. 1 Hall. He also ordered one from E. G.  Prior, the heater alone costing $130, this was installed but owing to the low ceiling in the base-  ment it was difficult to clean "the Hues, without  ^ allowing the fires to go out and letting the steam  go down on the engine. This heater carried 140  lbs. steam and was practically new. It was removed and the Chief Engineer made a water tube  boiler in its place, the "'Prior" heater being taken  to the Chief's house, and there installed by the  Chief En'gineer and machinist at the expense of  the city. The bare heater cost the city $130 and-  the cost of installation must have~ been considerable. ;  ������. In addition to this the Chief found it highly desirable to install a vaeeumn cleaning system. This  was accomplished with the kind assistance of the  department blacksmith and the tank off .the chemi-  T cal engine of No. 8 Fire Hall, "this chemical Was a  Ik combination chemical and hose wagon but for  some reason the Chief took- objection to the combination affair and had the chemical tank,removed and this subsequently found. a .resting  place in the Chief's home, where no doubt ty will  do yoeman service as a dust collector.  These things are treated lightly, by the "World"  f the Mayor and Co., and on' their face may seem  ^unimportant as a public body is usually looked  upon as legitimate prey for all������and sundry, but  perhaps a better way to view the matter would be  to ask oneself the question "What.would a buai-  j ness concern da to a foreman who would take a -  good boiler from the premises and   cart it off  to his private .residence and there install it at  *the expense of the Company for whom he worked?"   Let the reader answer that question for  [himself or herself, and then ask why should the  (employee of the city he treated differently from  }that of a private Company.  CHIEF ENGINEER EXAMINED  ^nimr^^\^'^      ^^r"^v ^^TT^^^^r    ms**^*wmS9*'m^*^'m*^mi*rYam^*^^m  KING GEQRGE V. By the Grace of God. King of Great Britain and  Ireland and Emj:er<jr qf India.;  -***  Not Properly Enforced.���������Misunderstandihg  Between^ Departments Causes Trouble c  ���������Whik Public Bodies Debate Point,-'/,  Lawbreakers Prosper. '   --; '" ~  *:*���������&  THE CORONATION  Chief Engineer Forsythe was subjected fc> a  severe cross-examination at Tuesday's meeting  ��������� by Mr. Craig the solicitor for the Department.  Mr. Craig endeavored to draw from Mr. For-  Jsythe an admission that the heater-boiler taken  ��������� from No. 1 Hall to the Chief's house was an old  'discarded affair, but was unsuccessful so-far as  /the Engineer swore that it was in first-class shape  and hehadsuggested to theChiefthatitbe sold  j together with the totally unused $338 boiler laying  at the rear of No. 1 Hall and tbat with the proceeds a marine boiler be purchased.   Needless to  [say his advice was not accepted-  Mr. Craig and the Mayor Bought to show  [that Mr. Forsythe was giving evidence out of  grudge to the Chief.   This was denied by Mr.  [Forsythe.  ALD. EAM8AT SLATES "CALL"  We are this week to celebrate one of the most  solemn occasions in the history of a people''������ viz.*  the CORONATION OF. & MONARCH.  1' To some the event has no significance but to-  nil thinking men, whatever may he their opinions  it is an event of greatest national moment-  King George will he formally acknowledged  as the supreme representative of responsible Government.  His office is a high one and carries with it a  grave responsibility. And while he does not exercise absolute power in his own right, yet he is the  personification of government authority.  It is most fortunate that on this occasion the  people as one man can rejoice because of the  noble qualities visible in the character and life  of both King George and Queen Mary. Both are,  strong believers in the old British morality. This  is a splendid asset in a ruler, especially in this  age when there is such a tendency to introduce  th&loose morals of continental Europe. ������,,.���������_  y' Our beloved King ind Queen have already exhibited .a strong inclination to the morals of the  "old school "land already, we learn, many reforms  have been introduced into court circles because  of the expressed wish of the monarehs.   >  The occasion will also be one where the -patriotic sentiments of the nation should be and will  be deeply aroused, not because of the personal  value only bf our beloved monarch, but because  of the general trend of our national history towards righteousness and liberty.  There are many things not entirely free from  fault in our social and industrial life, but on the  whole our national life is towards justice and  equality and the present eveut should rouse the  latent patriotism in the breast of all true British'  subjects.  ��������� K1U1IMM I M'HWM'H"H   l ������H 11 M'l l K 13 H llll 11 It &  i)    Producing a copy of the last   issue   of   the  ���������/"Call" Aid. Ramsay read therefrom certain paragraphs relating to "unnecessary delay; in the"in-  |vestigation.'' H^^proceeded to state that he was  I anxious as far as he is concerned to give a square  [ deal to all concerned.   We accept this fully but  [do not hesitate to say that others may not be of  the same temperament.  For instance at a recent  [banquet the chairman of the investigating com-  [mittee, Aid. Enright, stated that he "intended to  pee that the Chief got justice" and that he "was  'sorry an alderman should   bring   such   trivial  charges" or words to that effect.   We doubt if  any man who has his mind made up before hand  [could be impartial in judgment.  Aid. Ramsay also stated that in his opinion  the "Call" should refrain from making any com-  fment on the evidence. We regret that we must  I 'differ-; with the7 general alderman and claim the  kright to comment on all evidence WHICH HAS  IBEEN FORMALLY OFFERED.  Some weeks ago we published the findings of  the grand jury and the remarks of Justice Gregory, in which the City Council, the Police Commission and the License Commission were urged  to secure a better enforcement of the law.    '  Many of the citizens are puzzled at the situa- v  tion which obtains in the city in. this regard and'  a word of explanation would not be amiss. /  '  The License Commissioners are earnestly de- ' <  sirous of enforcing the  law,  but claim that it.,  comes under the jurisdiction of the Police and in  any case have no private fund from which to -  draw for costs' of getting evidence except a paltry  $250 per annum. ' '  The Police Commissioners are  also desirous of* _.  enforcing the law. but claim it is not their business -  to ferret out evidence and state that if the evidence is given to them they will prosecute.   .   Y ,  ��������� The function of the council is to supply funds  for administration of justice and when appealed/  to by the License Commissioners for funds-they/!  replied, get the police.      *' " r  '   Thus while each body is anxious to see good -  results, this'slight misunderstanding is undermin-  \  ing the efficiency of all departments to a certain ,  degree. '  Recognizing these facts Aid. Stevens moved at  the last meeting of Council that the three bodies  meet together in conference and clear up theiro  misunderstandings in a businesslike way.  ' .For this he was the victim of a most bitter <>  . and accrimonous attack by the Mayor. "  The Mayor stating that the motion waa tanta- .  mount to a personal attack on him, etc., etc. * ���������  As a matter of fact he was not referred to int st  the, remotest degree, nor was either of the other   ,  bodies, but simply a request made that the three  bodies meet to confer.y<*      - ^- -  ^ ^ ,,'���������"  i /While these disputes continue the,, law is^beingy  defied in many quarters as was evidenced by hum- \  erou s instances given in .open, council by various aldermen of existence of "blind pigs" in  their localities.  We do not wish to be unfair to any publit '  body or individual; but claim the right of speak-  < ing plainly on all topics of public mo :ment.  It is a matter of vital importance to the citi-; '  zens that tbe law be vigorously enforced and that  when necessary detective work be done to bring  those guilty to justice' and our contention is that '  the different departments should seek to work in  harmony with each other.  We sincerely regret that His Worship should  haye taken such a bitter stand on this matter, he  having refused absolutely to meet" with any of  the bodies in joint conference and further threatened to veto any action taken.        l  The public will be inclined to construe this  to mean that His Worship does not wish to meet  the issue but prefers' that it proceed along present unsatisfactory lines.  Our Police force are second to none on tha  coast and it is not lack of willingness, hut simply  misunderstanding as to jurisdiction which ia cau#-  ing the trouble. : ^���������Y  Y'f-  7,\\7?'i|  ? ���������  .*:  '<���������-' ^"ix-.t * '.I  i -   *\ ������* 1  ,-V  h ���������<!  '^.'l  .;��������� 7 >.  . - <M^ki  ������w������:i':fM'WMiii i inn it  <.  N.  Owing to several urgent requests  we are allowing the petition on the  ft. 0. ELECTRIC NEGLIGENCE  ::  ���������'  SERIOUS CHARGE  At. Tuesday's    investigation    a very serious  eharge was preferred to the actions of some mem-  [bers at No. 5 Hall, liquor was freely: used, on cer-  [tain occasions and actions not desirable to mention.. :  The Mayor did not wish to proceed with the  examination, but on motion it was decided to  larry on the investigation in private and the  >ress was asked to withdraw.    .  His Worship made some very caustic remarks  ibout those preferring the charges and it was  elearly evident from his remarks during the even-  ig that he was exceedingly indignant at those-  rho had filed the charges.  to renvoi week longer to  L ���������      ' '.    ' ' ���������    '' ' ��������� ���������    O  give some who wish to get signatures  '.'���������������������������'    h''^'.. ' " "Y.       ' ���������   ��������� ,7  . -   -*������������������   '   '  .      ' r '        '   k ���������  an opportunity.     Cut out, sign and  return the petition to this office.  Aid. King again brought to the attention of tha  council the hopeless negligence of the B. C. Electric Railway in regard to the wretched provision  made for transportation over Grandview lines and  also that the Company has frequently promised  redress but have done nothing to really relieve  the situation, and the cars are hopelessly crowded.  He urged the council to take action and bring  the Company tb tinie. ^  His Worship suggested that he, with the committee, would bring it to the attention of the  Company.  CLOSING EXHIBITION GATES  nnnmntuMMitmiii hhhiiiiiiiiiiiihiihh iinimimminiitnn������  This was the subject of much discuussion at  the council last Monday evening.     :  7A.request-had been made by the Exhibition  Board to be allowed to close the gates until the  strike was settled. A motion was presented to  grant the request.  His-Worship the Mayor left the chair and  dragged into the question the whole strike proh-  ���������lcm. which made it a" rather touchy question to  handle. His Worship slated those favoring the  move-as being desirous of opposing the strike and  said it would incite them to riotY  There were several speeches on both sides of  the question but, outside of the Mayor, the discussion was confined fairly well to the question  in the closing the gates^  There was no intention to interfere in any way  with parties tia this dispute but simply to facilitate  the completion of the Exhibition buildings which is  absolutely necessary in order to have them ready  for the coming exhibition. It was finally ordered  that if the exhibition found it impossible to work  their men without interference by Wednesday  that the11 gates be closed during working hours  only. .   . THE WESTERN CALL  City Fire Alarms  3���������Oranvill* and Beach.  *���������C. P. R. Yards.  5���������Granville and Davie.  6���������Granville asd Robsen.  7���������Seymour and Halmcken.  8���������North end old Cambie St. Bridge  9���������G������4>rgla and Cambie.  10���������Hamilton ^d Robson.  IS���������Grajiville and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender.  15���������Homer aad Pender.  16���������Haettacs aad Granville.  17���������Hasttaga and Richards.  18���������Sey������eur and Cordova.  IS��������� C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)  90���������H. B. Ce., Georgia and  Granville.  81���������Cordova and Water.  SS���������W. M. Malkin'a, Water Stieet.  S3���������Water aad Abbott.  '   34���������HasHar* aad Abbott.  85���������Cordova and Cambie.  SS���������Water and Carrall.  i   87���������Corteva and Columbia. i  88���������Peader and Columbia.  SS���������Peader and Eeattie.  80���������Hastiaga "and Hamilton.  81���������Hastiaca and Carrall.  . 88���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  88���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street.  '   84���������City Hall. .     .     .  SB���������Mala aad Barnard.  88���������Maia and Powell.  '   87���������Mala and Keefer.  48���������Smythe ard Cambie.  48���������Barnard and Jackson.  '   44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  48���������Homer and Helmckeii.  68���������Keefer and Gore.  88���������Granville and Nelson.  54���������Barnard and Hawks.  81���������Davie and Hornby.  '88���������Nelson and Hornby.  S3���������Georgia and Howe.  84���������Peader and Howe.  88���������Hastiaca and Hornby.  87���������Maia and Park Lane.  88���������Grove aad Carl.  71���������Columbia and Alexander.  78���������Seymour and Drake.  78���������Seymour and Smythe.  181���������Heap's Mill, Powell Street  188���������Hastiaca Mill No.  2.  188���������Haitian Mill No. 1.  184���������Bums' Abattoir.  188���������Powell aad Woodland.  188���������Hastiaca Mill, foot Dunleavy.    .  187���������Pender and Salsbury.  188���������Oxford and Templeton.  131f-Powell and Carl.  188���������Hastiaca and Carl.  184���������Pender and Heatley.  188' Powell' and Hawks.  lSS-r-Hastlac* and Dunlevy.  141���������Powell  and   Raymur,  Sugar  Refinery.  14ft���������HasUiics and Vernon.  lit   Hittinrf and Lakewood.  ���������j.yLJii,{.nni  Front  151���������Powell and Eatoa.  212���������Eighth and Bridge.  213���������Sixth  and Heather.  . 214���������Lansdowne and Manitoba.  215���������Prudential  Investment  Ce  and Manitoba.  '216���������Sixth and Birch.  221���������Broadway and Spruce.  222���������Sixth and Spruce.  224���������Sixth  and Laurel.  225���������Vancouver Lumber Coj  226���������Vancouver Engineering Co.  227���������Lorne and Columbia.  238���������Sixth  and Alberta.  231���������Fifth and Yukon.  232���������Eighth and Manitoba. w  233���������Sixth and Granville.  241���������Eighth and Granville.  242���������Broadway'and Laurel.  243^���������Second and Granville.  251���������Main and Dufferin.  253���������Seventh and Carolina.  261���������Prince Edward and Dufferin.  263���������Eighth and Prince Edward.  263���������Fifth and Main.  264���������-Seventh and Main.  312���������Barclay  and  Denman.  313���������Pacific Coast Mills.  314^���������Broaghton and Georgia.  315���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnaby. and Nicola, ���������  317���������Chilco and Barclay. ���������i:\;**  318���������Chilco and Georgia.  318���������Bidwell and PendriU.i -,.  381���������Bute and Harwood.  383���������Bute and Barclay.        *���������''.  333���������Nelson and Thuriow.        '���������!  334���������Chilco and Comox.  335���������Burrard and Georgia.  336���������Bute and Georgia.  337���������Bute and Robson.  338���������Barclav and Broughten.  338���������Jervis and Fendrell.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  333���������Denman and Georgia.  335���������Robson and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and Comox.  341���������Pander and Thuriow.  343���������Broughton and Harwood.  343��������� Burnaby and Thuriow.  345���������Thuriow and Alberni.  413���������Third and Cedar.  413���������Third and Maple.  414���������First and Tew.  ������15���������First and Trafalgar.  431���������Third and Balsam.  435���������Cornwall and Balsam.  431���������Maple and Creelman, C. P. R.  errant.  513���������Eighth and Clark.  513^-Graveley and Park.  514���������Fourth and Park.  515���������Gravelev and Woodland.  518���������Charles and Clark.  617���������Williams' and Woodland.       ^  618���������Parker and Park.  518���������Venables, and Cotton.  581���������VenablM and Clark. 4  BBS "Campbell and Harris.  541���������Carl and, Keefer. * ���������  818���������Keefer and Victoria.  818���������Parker and .Victoria.  814���������Williams' and Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  616���������Second and Victoria.  617���������Sixth  and Victoria.  712���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock. ;.  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  1212���������Ninth and Yukon.  1213���������Eleventh andOntario..  1214���������Tenth and St. George..  .215���������Thirteenth  and Main. -  ..  .224���������Vancouver  General  Hospital.  .223���������Broadway and Ash.  251���������Fourteenth and Manitoba. \  .253���������Tenth and West. Road/  .263���������Thirteenth and Prince Edward.  .264���������Thirteenth and Yukon.    7  .312���������Sixth And Pine. >-���������  .313���������Seventh and  Marile.  314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1412���������Eleventh and Yew. y  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  .���������4I1���������i-uth and Trafalear.  J. A.  McCROSSAN,  City  Electrician.  DECLINE   IN   NUMBERS.  Nonconformity in Great Britain l������ Not  Holding Ita Own;  London, .June -8.���������The Westminster  Gazette, a sound Liberal paper with  warm Free Church sympathies, recently published figures taken from  official sources showing that Nonconformity in England and Wales is  steadily declining.  From these statistics it is seen, that  for four years the membership of the  Baptist church has shown a steady  decrease. In 1906 the Baptist membership was 434,741, more than 16,-  300 higher than -today. Yet churches  have increased by 146 and seating  accommodation by,41,000 sittings. In  nearly every instance the machinery  and equipment have been improved,  while the' membership has declined,  crease, as has happened for'five years  in succession. The total decrease in  the five years ,is 13,120, or about 2.4  per cent Primitive.'Methodists, United Methodists and Calvinistic Methodists all show decreases.' Small increases are shown by Presbyterians,  Moravians, and t the' Society of  Friends. The Anglican Church in the  last three - years, has increased its  communicants by. 141,005.  Speaking of the causes which may  account for the decline in the free  churches, the Westminster Gazette  says':  "Nonconformity in the small towns  and villages has been affected by the  changing conditions, of rural life, by  emigration, aiid by a decrease in the  prosperous small tradesmen. Wesleyan Methodists, again, are not sat-  . The Congregationalist decrease "has  been less than that of the Baptists. In  1907, its membership was 459,663, or  4853 less than today. The Wesleyan  connection has again suffered a de-  isfled with the regulations governing  the close system of membership. Baptists and Congregationalists, tnv.j.tlte  other hand, realize that the inadequate stipends���������often irregularly paid  ���������of their ministers impose drawbacks  which sap the best life of their men."  But the principal causes can be found  in the use made of the pulpit for po-,  litical purposes, and that in the interests of one political party, and of the  subjects far removed from'gospel  truths, introduced hy preachers in the  hope of drawing congregations with  "itching ears."      ~  Statistics show that 141 Baptist  paBtorB in England and Wales get stipends under $375 a year; 26 receive  less than $500; 706 less than $750;  1025 less than $1250, while only 164  get more than the last mentioned  sum.  Of these, 23 get $2500 a year and  17 get more than that sum. Fgures  dealing.with the incomes of Congregationalist ministers show a similar  state of affairs.  - ���������  -     \     .  A REMARKABLE DISCOVERY.  There have been heavy landslips re-'  cently, on the cliffs to the east of  Brighton. boy, who crawled to the  edge of the cliff to look over, saw the  mouth of an urn projecting from the  newly exposed face of the cliff. /Another boy,clung to' his heelB, and he  hung oven the edge of the cliff 80 feet  above the water, dug out the urn, and  brought it upYuninjured. The urn,  which has, been secured; by theYmuB-  eum authorities, is pronounced to be  a remarkable feature bf design and ornament, and,a rare specimen. It contained the bones' of a British Chieftain, who must have been cremated  and buried about the time ot Caesar's  first visit to Britain.  nt  1714-1716  PARK DRIVE  ������>',  ���������Oj  4 . '  O  Teapots,   Coffee  Pots,   Stfwpans,  Dishpans, f  Bake Pans,  in fact, everything to be had in granite.  Premier and Colonial Granite  QUALITY IS EXCELLENT-  Prices Lower than Down Town. WATCH OUR WINDOWS.  PHONE 8691  BRANCH STORE   COLLINGWOOD CAST  ************************** *9\'9*9**\*\*'i*****\9\*\*i*  A,   .    , \  *-i  44'  ol  o  *  ��������� ��������� j~*      s    - a ia       y-w n  X  T  t  Gaining & Co.  Chinese and Japanese Silks.  -      Fancy Dry Goods.1  Ladies/. Children's and Gents' Clothing.  Wool and Cotton Underwear of All  Kinds.  Chinese fancy Crockery.  Sea Grass and Bamboo Furniture, Etc.  our  specialty:  Ladies' Dresses and Gentlemen's Shirts Made to Order.  | 252 BMAttATi WEST     ���������      -      TANCOOTEt, B. C.  >i < i -h h u Minn 9******** iniinit in i mminnr  in'iiummti rn t n t i nt t m rfn i-jHfjti ti i t it it t t tvi i t h mill m-t t tvt t *. ttt* ��������� * ������������������������** * * ���������������"������"^*****^ nitiititniiniiimiuni t .1.. i tin**, j.,,���������,.,.i,i.,. i ��������� ��������� t.. 111, j  . \  4 V  u  4 ������  4������  4   .1  o  .TU6  4   >  ^^^"-"���������f "������������������-���������"- ���������-���������-������������������-���������--r-^.^^-^  601  Carter Cotton  Building  2408  Westminster  Road  r+*******************^^  tt^W&H^^ ������������ ������ I ������ 1H������ 8 II11 nil 1 tit I l'H<UHfl������< Sty.*   \     A.  ty, ���������       A  Jr.. -.vrtiiffi , i  (a,,������-*������?���������&:������������������������  THE WESTERN CALL  & Y7 vv.'W'1,'*  The Western  ssued every Friday at 2408 West'r.  Pbone 1405  Rd.  Editor: H. H. STEVENS.  #  *  *  OLLIS  BROS.  ... DEALERS IN ...  I Hay, Grain, Flour,  Feed,  Coal and Wood  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician   and  Surgeon  Office and Residence:  SUITE A. WALDEN EUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  MISS COX  Dressmaker  ' J qently in danger of both from some  Suits Specialty. Terms* reasonable lPassing whale or man.eating shark.  Lee and Seacombe Roads  AN ESCAPE FROM SHARKS.  Ever since Aristotle's time when two  men descended into deep water in a  kettle, diving has been a dangerous  affiair. The divers' dangers are three-  fild: he is in danger descending, for  then he may be literally 'swallowed"  by the pressure of theMnternal air; and  he is in danger ascending, for then he  is subject to the ' "bends," which, if  the exact opposite, is exactly as bad;  and, if neither "swallowed" nor "bent"  by the atmospheric pressure, he is fre-  r  *  K  MAIM  BETWEEN 26th  and 27lh AVES.  * ,  PHONE tWtf  * We seli;"and deliver at Lowest  %        Prices and Short Notice.  4n|^4>*4|.4j������4;>4.4|.t&������2^������S>������;������C������������SH������<<s.������|t������HMSMlMH������  TraTri nursery  r  Leave your order for  Rose Bushes  1, 2 and 3;yearsoId.    PRCES RIGHT  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE R 2196  "%  QUALITY  Quality  QUALITY  F.T VERNON  The Leading Store for  Hay, Grain and Chop Feed  .. Poultry Supplies a Speciality.  Holly and Diamond Chick Feed  v.  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE 1637  ���������  Mrs. H. Thomas  .    MATERNITY   NUESEST  Terms Moderate.  Lee and Seacombe Roads  The modern diver is rigged up with a  telephone apparatus, which serves him  in good stead, but up to a few years  pend wholly upon tugs at the life line  to communicate with those above. This  was true in the case og George Means  whose story is told in <?'The Scientific  American."   He recounts:  "It was in the Gulf of Mexico, and I  had to go down to look up the condition of the Delia Marta, sunk two years  before, and supposed to contain a good  deal of coin. The water was only nie  fathoms, and I did not expect much  trouble* but I got it. I had a good man  on the line, and thought my pump was  all right, yet from thevfirBt I experienced difficulty in getting air. It was found  out afterward that there was a leaky  valve. I pulled for more, and for  awhile it came better; then I got to  work in earnest. The water was as  clear as a bell, arid I didn't have any  difficulty at all in finding the hull,  although she was half-overed .with  Band. But I had all thoughts of her  scared out of me in short order. I had  crawled through some of her rigging  and wreckage to go down in the hold���������  dangerous thing to do, but I couldn't  help it. I was getting along nicely,  and had the hatch almost, broken  through, when I saw a shadow fifteen  feet long above me.5 I knew it was a'  Bhark, and 1 was badly scared. Of  course, I commenced working my way  back as soon as possible, but I wasn't  quick enough, jaws open wide- and  wicked eyes gleaming like sin, the  brute came at me slowly. And I could  not get out; because" the way I had  come was the way to his jaws���������he was  on the wrong side for me. I was in  mortal terror lest he go at my tube,  but he had eyes for bigger game. There  was but one thing to do, so I drew my  knife���������luckily it was a good ten-inch  blade���������and waited. It was my first experience with sharks, and I was nervous, but the thought that my life depended on no one but me kept my head  clear. He came at me suddenly, with  a rush, and turned almost on his tack,  so as to give his scissor jaw a chance.  That was my chance, and I gave it to  him twice in the throat, slashing as  much as I could.  The water was red in a minute, and  as I threw myself on my face I just  prayed he would swim off to clear  water. He did, I guess, because things  were quiet for a while, and as soon as  my heart stopped pounding long enough for me to ge my breath, I commenced to feel my way back again  through the maze of woodwork, spars,  wreckage and old cordage through  which I had crept to get at the interior of the hull. 11 was slow work, and  lazy red as the water was, I was afraid  to do much cutting of ropes* for fear  of cutting my own line. About this  time the air got scarce again, and I  was in a desperate hurry, I tell you  been quite taboo in^the Celestial Em- ward wil1 then devote his entire time  pire.    To-dayv.t'h^'jCynese  have  not to the Prince Rupert enterprise.   The  only adopted them; bu't^are demanding Western Canada Company was started  the  very  best-and* latest  models  of in Precisely the same manner as the '  the Pay as You Enter Type.    These Prince Rupert Company, about a year  cars, strictly Canadian, for it was in and a nalf aS������ wita the same master  and first tried out, have been the one minds of Messrs Cahan and Hayward.  great  spectacular    success    in    city behind ' both.    Mr.  Hayward  expects  transportation   since   electricity -has  to   develop   about   fifteen   thousand  been  used.    Montreal  alone  adopted  horse-power at first, 7,500 of which has  them for some time. ^Then Chicago, already been contracted for, and may, '  New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, Van-1if 8<> required, develop as high as 30,-  couver, in fact cities and  towns all 00������-   The company owns and controls  all over the continent saw the value a11 ������*e w������ter power within a radius' of  and took them up.   The three strong ta  hundred  and  thirty1 miles  of  the"  points   in   favor  of   these   cars   are'citv. and as power can only be trans-  the  closer  collections of fares  it is!fitted    satisfactorily    about    ninety  possible  to  make,  the  increased  re-,mile������ jt is evident that their's will be  ceipts per car hour and a most aston  ishing decrease in the number of acci  %   ,^T j  :m  dents.   It may well be said that China  is waking up.  *   ���������   *  FROM COAST TO COAST.  Mr. Charles M. Hayes has completed his annual coast to coast inspection  trip of the construction and maintained way of the Grand Trunk Pacific and  returns to headquarters at  Montreal  a monopoly for a long time to come.  ' No money was spent in acquiring the  water powers, all the vendors agreeing to take Btock in the new company,  so that the proceeds of bond issue of.  the company may be used for development purposes solely.  Mr. Hayward has a knack of de-  veloping power Just a little bit more,  cheaply and efficiently than anybody .  * '..'I  else so that it looks as though Prince  hoping that the first through train on Rupert will not have to step Into the  of  most municipalities  where  i,  Canada's  third  transcontinental   willjchws  of  most  municipalities  steam into Prince Rupert about a year I high  prices  and^ extravagancies  are  -  . r ., ��������� from now.   He also says that the Pa-Uhe bugbears of corporate progressive-  I did finally manage to get clear, and, J cific terminus ot the road has doubled:ne8s- Hi8 ^������rk wltn the Mexican  all unnerved, I gave the signal to haul its population in the last six months. Light and Power Company, of which  up; when���������see this herec stump of a and that the municipal authorities are j he waa Chief Engineer during the en-  planning for a city of 100,000 inhabit- jtire construction, and with the East-  ants. Such is the faith of the "Bank"ern Canada which he is just finishing,  of Montreal in the future of the place j are proofs of this. He was associated  that they have loaned the corporation'. wl*h Mr- Cahan in both enterprises,  one million dollars cold cash without in the former Mr. Cahan being rest-  security, to make necessary improve- dent dlrtctor and living' la Mexico for.  a      vl  leg? Either that shark or another one  came along just then and got the rest  of it. I hauled with all my alight, and  the man at the line, '.'feeling" something wrong, hauled too! I came up  with a rush, my. helmet full of water  and nearly chocked to death. The  >lod was coming out of ears and mouth  as well as my stump, and they gave me  up for dead, but Ipulled around. No,  never dived any more; didn't want to,'  either. The company gave me a pension; and now I just enjoy it."  DAMMING TO REPLACE DREDGING  ON ST. LAWRENCE:  Petition to the Parliament ofthe  Dominion, of \ Canada and to  the Imperial Parliament  at Westminster.  Norwelglan Expert ' Suggests ' Novel  Method of improving National  Water Routed���������Pay as you' Enter  Cars for China���������An Inter-Empire  Idea Exchange.      ^  (From  our  own  correspondent).  ments. ���������*  The Grand trunk is spending something like $5,000,000 on drydocks, terminals, car shops, and foundries while,  capital from other sources is aiso(  counted in th.e millions. Thf Prince*  Rupert Hydro-Electric Company is  commencing work on their water pow- j  er development on the Khtada river  under the direction of Mr. R. F. Hayward general manager of, the Western  Canada Power, and it is expected that  power will be turned into the city  within two years. The Western Canada Company's works are about completed and power will be transmitted  to month.   Mr. Hay-J  six years or more.  *****i ��������� i ��������� i ��������� I������ >��������� i������19 i* I������ ft  *   t -4  The best stock of ARMS,  ll AMMUNITION, ' CUTLERY,,! \  \  -f<"  ;> and SPORTING GOODS can  be found at the store of  j; (Ms. E. Tisdatti  618-620 Hastings St.  bll������l������MUlllll������UUliltl  ^ .���������-  -S't.*^*-*-4-^  *.,*.:.��������� ���������  r<  That whereas the Decree Ne Temere, issued fa the authority of Pope Pius X;  is in direct contravention of recognized civil laws of the British Empire and an attack'  upon the sanctity of the home of the 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 priests of the Church of Rome, in their official capacity, have suc-  'ceededinbreaking~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 yie  do further request that immediate steps be'.taken to establish anuniform Federal Marriage Law, and-further, that all marriages performed according to law be declared  valid and binding, the Ne Temere notwithstanding.  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  Pius X. the immediate withdrawal of this offensive Decree.  Name.  Address.  .MONTREAL June 19th.���������The scientific discussion which has been waxing, warm of late as to whether'it'  would-be possible vto make the,St.'  Lawrence river an all the year round  navigable stream was given a new  fillip this week when Dr.' Olgar Man-  heim, * consulting engineer on rivers  and harbors to the Norweigian government, who is finishing a tour of in-  spection of the principal. waterways  of; this continent, suggested that Jt  might become practicable,tovpay more  attention to summer conditions on  Canada's great river than wasting  time theorizing about what might be  done in winter.  The discussion was originally started when a report'to the Government  by Or. Howard T. Barnes, Professor  of Physics at McGill University, and  world famous as an ice expert, was  made public, Dr. Barnes said winter  navigation of the St. Lawrence was  quite possible. Engineers, rivermen  and others split on his opinion. Some  stood with him, some against. Then  Dr. Manheim came along and turned  the public mind to summer navigation  with a brand new theory. Dr. Manheim believes that millions now spent  in dredging may be saved and that the  low water period in the autumn may  be entirely eliminated..  "I do not know whether It has even  been suggested in this country," said  he, "but I believe" that regulation or  conservation of the water would solve  the proSlem far more cheaply and  lastingly than by dredging. When 1  was in Cornwall I took a little motor  boat and went up to the fot of the  Long Sault.. rapids, where I understand it is proposed to4 dam the St.  Lawrence for the, purpose of providing water power to the towns on the  Canadian and American shores. It is  a gigantic proposition they have there,  and one I think whicii might be follow-  ed all along, the. St. Lawrence as far  as Montreal. I do not mean that the  damming should be done particularly  for water power development, but for  bettering navigation. The dam at  Long Sault I believe will make that  part of the river into a quiet navigable  stream, instead of the dangerous passage it is,now. It will not divert any  'water from the river, but will hold it  back and thus regulate the depth for  miles to-the ��������� westward.-  "The time will come when similar  works will be required at other points  on the St. Lawrence; that is to say,  regulating dams will have to be built  toYconserve the water and maintain  a high enough level for the navigation  or large vessels."  *   *    *  CHINESE   RIDE   CANADIAN  FASHION.  *A^************************'  * It 1111 UK 1 IU 111 H t H t 8 '���������  i  (Good Load  W* D. Betts, City Heights  Has arranged for the fuIJ output of W. fl. PAY CO.'S    ;;  MILL on' Fern's Road and is able to stpply first-class Fir  Wood promptly at moderate prices.  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN IN SALT WATER,    t  Phone R 3972  !  ���������  Residence: 45IB Joho Street  CITY HEIGHTS P. O.  is  4  >  4  >  *************4^l'***********  *.te-~t~l^M^~l****************  ************************** *********  I   HIULCREST p. 0  BOX IS  I YOUNG & YOUNG  | PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER.  % HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  I GENERAL REPAIRS.         u                      |  f 7 First-class work guaranteed.                            }  I Estimates Given              COR. 2|st and WESTMINSTER AVE ������  ���������|>������J>������4l������J>^><jKj>������J>4>^t<SH3Kjl4|>4|><J>t������l������J>4iMJ>4j>^llJllJl^>4|.   ''*%***&********* i***********  B.C.Cafe  Meals   -25c  Meal ticket $5  Shorty Orders a Specialty.  ;7'v\ '������������������ The most Up-to-date place to eat on the Hill.  All home cooking.   White help.    Quick service.  2611 MAIN STREET E. W. BUSBY, Prop.  i  All readers who are interested please sign, get your friends to sign, this petition  and return to the Western Call. Office, 2408 Westminster Road, Vancouver^ B. C  The progress of the New World is  fleeting into the darkest part of dark  old China���������not on the wings of the  wind, but on the wheels of a modern  invention. The Chinese are nothing  if not up to date these days. Ten  years  ago  a  street  car  would  have  | Willoughby's  Cash  Grocery 1  t  Corner llth Ave. and St. Catherines Street *  *  FRESHGROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,   *  and FRUITS. >'  *  A  TOBACCO. CIGARS and CIGARETTES.  A  *   Courteous   Treatment.   Good   Service,   Prompt   Delivery    and  ������  % Reasonable Prices.  i. ���������..'���������', *  A ra-  . .q;  ������������r|'r-~.jjpri^l;������?7-s: .  -nprrjlj������,.  THE WESTERN CALL  m������' ��������� niniHii���������iir- jUBimuim  I  H. Harford  Get  your  Table Butter  FRESH EVERY DAY  at the  Broadway Table Supply  Our price  30c per lbs  for the BEST.  We guarantee to please you.  We've got anything else you  need in Eatables;  Have you tried our    y  Home Cooked Meats  See us before you go camp-  :   (       "ing.   -;77.%^k  Phone Fairmont 261L  During the week encled May 12 last  300 tons oil ore were despatched from  Cobalt mines!  .*.#'*'������������������  The Canadian Pacific Railway Company now has tour thousand miles  of line equipped with telephone train  despatching curcuits, and leads all the  railways of North America in this regard.'   y  There's Reno.  "Why shouldn't I marry him?"  "He's poor,    ou may get a better  chance some day."  "Well, I can cross that bridge when  I come to it, can't 1?"���������Chicago Journal.  Black and white striped ribbons are  shown in velvet and taffeta, with black  velvet stripes on a white taffeta  ground. Black satin stripes on white  taffeta are also shown.  WESTERN  AUSTRALIA.  Municipal   Ownership   in   Perth.  So successful have been the results  of public .ownership wherever that  policy has. been adopted in Australia,  that Perth city council have -been induced to consider schemes for extending their activities in that direction.  A definite stcrt is to bo, made, with  the municipalization of the ; gas supply, and the arrangements are now being made. The avowed general policy  of the city council is for the municipal  ownership of all public utilities, and  some further announcements in. this  connection may be expected shortly.  DOES GOD LIVE THERE?  "Pig* tbat Pay" is the title of a  paragraph tn a contemporary. These,  surely, may be seen any day in a fashionable restaurant���������Punch.  ���������   ���������   ���������  According to the census returns the  population of New Zealand numbers  914,664, aa increase of 114,651 when  compared with the figures for 1906.  -���������   *   ���������  A government report shows that 19,-  000,000 bushels of wheat are In store  St terminal and transfer elevators in  Bastern Canada.  Friendless, at night, the street she trod,  A little maid forlorn; 7  Nor reckoned of her shoeless feet,  Nor of her garments torn;  But eager, searching, on she sped,  With look of deep intent-���������  As one with spirit all enrapt,  On earnest mission bent.  At last she paused, her weary face  Took on a look..of light���������  A statelyvchurch,Ywith beauty rare,  Burst full upon her sight.  8he heard the organ peal���������the notes.  Of glad, triumphant song-  Then whispered low, "Oh,   this   the  7 kplace," ��������� ���������'���������.   .  And: Joined the waiting throng.  Before    the    surpliced.   priest   she  ..'.- paused.  Nor marked Mb gaze austere;  But, undismayed, preferred her plea:  "Please sir, does God live here?  They say that He is kind and good,  If children to Him come,  And when I saw this lovely place,  I knew It was His home."  1       c  Oh, men! Oh brothers! iii our pride,  We rear the stately dome;  But let us ask, with grief of heart.  Is it,.in truth, God's home?  Do Pride and Passion find no place?  Is Envy, Malice near?  Alas! with shame, our heads we bow,  And cry: "Does God Uve here?"  According to the present favorable  outlook, it is estimated that the total  wheat production of the three prairie  provinces this year will reach 175,-  OOO.OGO bushels.  C. P. R.'S NEW STATION.  Mr. D. McNicoll, first vice-president  and general manager of the. Canadian  Pacific Railway, announces that the  new Toronto Union station will cost  $2,000,000, and that it. will stand opposite the foot of Lome street.  TREATMENT OF LEPROSY.  Great Reduction  1 IN THE  PRICE  OF  QA$  Qtmtlns mSsut ass psr TSomsml  ** * * * * ***************>****  ***********  4 ,  < ������  4 ���������  ������ ���������  ;.  i  has been incorporated for the purpose of supplying a simple, effective invention for making gas.    jt is the  The tank is simply fixed out of doors underneath the ground,  -charged with petroluthejna.chinejtself jsy^  anywhere. It is operated by weight, working automaticallyy  manufacturing the gas only as you use 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 of 25c per thousand Compare this with what you are now  charged,  $1.50to$2.00  Figure it out ho-v quickly you will pay for your plant and be en-  tirely free from corporations.     Write for further particulars. ���������������  1075 Granville St - - Vancouver, B. X.  17  < r*****************<<<~>****   ****.}^^^.**.^**************  ���������fr4K<<MMMK^������X^X^~X~X������X~X"X"i>   ���������������������������<^^^4^X~H,������X~X^~������'X^^  4  ���������������������������  We Have  i  ***  Good Drugs  Good Drugs means more than fresh drugs. It means  drugs that are 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 particnlar about quality we should get along  well together. i!  We wish to be your druggist.  Major Rost, of the Indian Medical  Service, at Rangoon, Burma, claims to  have discovered a cure for leprosy. In  a report on the .subject he states that  after a research into the bacteriology  of leprosy extending over seven years  he has succeeded in Isolating from  three cases of leprosy an acid fast  bacillus which possesses a eertain peculiar characteristic resembling morphologically the bacillus of leprosy.  Of ten cases in which the treatment  has been adopted two recovered, two  improved greatly, the remnants - of the  disease being very slight, and the .remaining six improved in a remarkable  manner, injection of vaccine in nine  cases being the only treatment adopted. Surgeon-General Lukis, C. S. I.,  who has carefully examined- Major  Host's leprosy cultures, expresses the  opinion that while the results cannot  be regarded as absolutely conclusive,  they are of sufficient importance to  justify inquiry. ��������� .- ��������� .'**"  TIN IN 80UTH AFRICA^  A valuable discovery of tin in Rhodesia, 25 miles east ot this town, bas  caused excitement amongst prospectors. Tin-bearing ore has been located  in large lodes over an area of twenty  square miles,'giving results up to ilve  per cent, of metallic tin. Development  work If being pushed ahead..    < --  The value of tbe find is confirmed  .by several experienced engineers'and  tin experts, and it is generally considered that the discovery will prove  of the greatest value to Rhodesia, and  particularly to Salisbury. Big mining  horpes have already interested themselves in the matter, and "peggers"  are busy at, work.  A DEAL OF GOOD WITH UTTUE  MONEY.  Benjamin Franklin once .wrote, this  letter to a man to whom he waB lending money:  "I send you herewith a bill for ten  louis-d'ors; I do not pretend to give  such a sum, I only lend it to you.  When-you-shall-return-to^yout.counr,  try, you cannot fail of;getting into  some kind of business that will in time  enable,you to pay off all your debts.  "In that case, when you meet with  another honest man in similar distress  you must pay me by lending this .sum  to him, enjoining him to discharge the  debt by like operation when he shall  be able and shall meet with another  opportunity. I hope it may then' go  through many hands, before it meets  with a knave to stop its progress.  "This is a trick of mine for doing  a deal of good with little money. And  it is a ver" -froo^ trick."  Kuu AND GUN.  Ernest E. Barker  Chemist and Druggist  Corner 28th Avenue & Main Street  PHONE 5197  ��������� ���������. " *      7    ������������������������������������������������������  .xk������x-k-x-k. ** * * * * *** ���������; * .:-<-HK-4-w~x������w~K~x~>>x~f~:~x-:<  The most interesting portion of the  fine story of the trip to Hudson's Bay  via the Albany river by W. J. Malone  appears in the June issue of Rod and  Gun in Canada, published by \V. ,3.  Taylor, Limited, Woodstock, Ontario.  The trip was quite an adventurous one  and is written in a spirit of thorough  appreciation of the beauties and allurements of the wild and the advantages  enjoyed by one able to go so far from  the beaten track. The interest is deepened by Mr. Malone's treatment of the  theme and the fine illustrations accompanying the narrative. As maskinon-  age fishing opens in tlie middle of the  month, two papers dealing with mask-  inonage fishing in the Kawartha Lakes  and in the St. Lawrence are most appropriate. The vacationist will turn  to Summer Holidays and Where to  Spend Them, while many lovers of  firearms will read Somparing 12, 16  and 20 Bore Guns, by F. H. Conover,  and note the illustrations with the interest born of enthusiasm. A paper  on Game Law Violators and who commit offences In one province and escape punishment by going to another,  raises a question that will have to be  settled sooner or later, and which, in  the interests of the game, should be  settled without undue delay.  The area under crop this year in ten  prairie provinces7is estimated at 17.;-  333,333 acres, an increase of 5,000,000  acves over last year. The wheat "area  is calculated toYbe -0,500,000 acres, an  increase of over 2,000,000 acres.  Tenders will be called shortly for  the -workshops of the Grand Trunk  Pacific Railway, to, be built hear Quebec City. They will comprise the  most extensive plant of its kind in  Canada/ .'> ..���������  I *****-X'*-X^*****-:..>*v******  ���������������������������^���������X<-C<.^<..>-:..K"^C".-v������>^<..>.>^  STRIKE THE PRACTICAL  7   NOTE   IN   EMPIRE.  There is a spirit of unrest amongst  thinkers throughout the Empire respecting its solidity and its future.  During the next twenty-five years  Great Britain and its overseas dependencies will have to solve many international problems, complex and varied.  United action towards their solution  by Great Britain, Canada, Australia,  New Zealand, South Africa, Will mean  a successful conclusion. The building  of a solid imperial front for the years  to come must _be accomplished today.  Yet, despite the verbal froth of imperialism, effervescing in five continents, little that is practical can be observed. Loyal sentiments and Empire  talk are handsome rubber bands, only  to be dissolved at the first feeling of  commercial warmth elsewhere. In the  past, Great Britain has been able to  hold ite Empire together largely by  the spirit of kith and kin, by the love  of the Motherland, by sending its sons  and daughters to pioneer in every corner' bit the j globe. It. has held Em-  plr etbgetherlargely because London  is the world's .monetary entcre, and  because the overseas dominions perforce 'have drawn their financial  muscle from the world's metropolis. It  has 'traded^With these dominions as it  has traded also with foreign countries.  In pioneering lands there ls a tendency to overlook history. As generation succeeds' generation, there is ah  aptitude tb forget thafr ancestors were  English, or Irish, or Scotch or Welsh.  There sometimes arises a disposition  to regard British loaning power as  a right of the borrower rather than a  choice of the lender. .To-day we may  well ask whether Great Britain and  its dominions are making individual  collective efforts to string together  the links of Empire In a chain which  knows no break. Canada is in the  position' to lead the way either to  consolidation or disintegration.  Forty years ago,' one of Great Britain's gifts to Canada was the Canadian North-West. There in years to  come millions will be produced what  should be the food supply of the British Empire. The Dominion is dipping  into the British investors' pockets to  the extent of two hundred million dollars a year. It has already had a  billion and a half dollars from the  same source. With that money, a network of railroads has been constructed  -and general development assisted.  North American economics have given  United States power to sell two dollars' worth of merchandise to Canada  which sells in exchange one dollars'  worth. The same factor, plus insufficient enterprise and desire on the part  of the British merchant and the British government, plus again the ,hung-  has made the Dominion, aTarge'bor7  rower. from Britain, a considerable;  vendor of its products to Great Britain and an unusually small buyer from.  Great Britain compared to purchases  from the neighboring epublic.  Great Britain has moved but little  to hold by practical ties, by the strands  of mutual interest in trade, industry,  finance and shipping, it bversas Empires to its side. Living next door to  an ambitious nation, speaking the  English tongue, it is only natural that  partly because of this inaction in a  land three thousand miles away, Canada should begin to ape the mannerisms and customs of its nearest neigh-  'bor, that it should trade with an enterprising merchant separalvd only by  an international boundary line, that  the stream of Americanization should  begin to make impression on the rocks  of English foundation, that bygone  Canadian-British history, unsupported  by present and practical reminders,  should be overlooked.  The position is further complicated  by the flutteiing of Canada's wing3 as  a nation, one whose strength among  foreign nations was built upon British sinew, upon British capital and one  whose freedom from ugly international rcises is due to the British navy  patrolling year in and year out, without advertisement, the commercial  highways of the Empire. The present tendency is to wage war with tariffs and commercial treaties rather  than with armored cruisers and Gat-  ling guns* Sometimes when economic skirmishes fail, more serious warfare is necessary. Canada has assumed the position of commercial belligerent, but without the support of  blue jackets and red jackets. It has  named its right to dictate its trade  policy and frame its trade treaties  with nations in both hemispheres. But  should any unforseen and grave situation arise.therefrom, the Cabinet ministers so eager to consummate com-  *  For the Million  ���������������������������������������������������  ���������������-������������������TT-MUmei^m_1_^  i  Good Butter, 30c yer lb:  Best Butter sold In B. C.  3 lbs. $1.00  Red Star Grocery  |  COR.  NINTH AVENUE AND MAIN STREET  I Phone Fail-mount 491-R 0  ���������.������X������^X^->4������X^-X^XrX^X^������:������ ���������K^H'*-H-**-H--H^^^  . ��������������� i.m.i iihiiiiiiiI ....... m . . ... n ti   ������ ... . imii  ������������������ ."������ .'. .ii .i.i..i . .���������,  IMPERIAL  SALE  STABLES  JUST ARRIVED  ^Oar loads Sale horses  ;Heiiyy Draft, Express and  :-5rSj ���������������������������/,, Drivers       ':.:���������'.'*���������  CALL AND INSPECT BEFORE PURCHASING ELSEWHERE.  H N. VASCYv prop.  Cor. 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JUSMSON, Pm^  GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  4 ������|n^<���������������������������#<>������i"SHiMt^"S^t���������^'^>^>^>^Mi>44xl' <>^>^>4^������t><!M><>|ii|l||ti|l|l"l'<"l'******j  ****************2b*������v****������.v^^  t ;  ��������� 7 ' '':-k -'��������� :~?7' ~ ~:~r~7~ .. :~^-k~-kk-:~���������k���������  Screen    Poors   and   Windows  Garden Tools, Bapco pure Paint  Stumping  Powder   and   Land  Clearing Tools.  ���������*>  T. Fox  I CORNR OF FRASER  :|:  AND FERRIS STS.  **.M~l<>********************* **********<^l~'f********  PHONE FAIR.  MONT mi  58  mercial treaties would  be stll more  eager for the British ministers ito assume responsibility: and insure peace,,  where danger lurked. Canada is not  to be blamed for its desire to make  history or its0'laudable efforts to fur-  there trade relations to the beBt advantage. Canada is more to be blamed  for not taking a sufflienctly long view  of the situation it is creating by the  signing of one commercial treaty after  another without proper consultation  with the Home government as to the  ultimate effect of these treaties upon  Empire trade and other relations.  The time has come for a serious  conference between the Imperial authorities and the responsible representatives bf the overseas dominions  It 1b now. that the discussion as to  united action "in practical realms  should be heard. It is now that the  views of the overseas premiers  should be placed on record and compared with those of the British premier. It is now that the happy medium  in ideals should be struck. We do not  wish to see each unit of \the Empire  striking a new oath for Itself. That  theopinions of each and its problems  must be recognized is admitted,  day is the time for British states!  far and near to have a heart-to-hei|  talk, shorn  of mock  diplomacy,  tape,    Imperial    froth, epigramma  politeness,   parochialism   and     tit  wasting methods.   The opportunity]  offered at the coming Imperial Con|  ence in London, the centre of Empl)  Happily, we have had the assurer  of the Right Honorable  Lewis Hi  court in the Imperial House that]  this conference the Home Governml  will take the visiting ministers ii  consultation,  will  withhold no inl  mation they desire, and will pro.]  them all the useful   knowledge  may be of service to them in the^  sponsible duties they have to perfpj  The subjects on the programme  discussion at the conference are  ied and of great importance. The  vital and not scheduled is the geij  al and detailed policy of Empire,  care not if it is discussed in se<(  so long as it is discussed seriously ,  with the full  knowledge of its  reaching effects and its probable  print upon British and internatlc  history.     ,7. Q'  - ���������        T * ~J <.< V I  '_ r* '     \ \<A  THE WESTERN CALL  3  | When Planning an Poling       j  "God   Save the  pire's loving  King!"  cry.  is  Ihe  Em-    *4Wr********************l>*������:  Yes,  Do not forget to provide a Refreshing Drink.        We would suggest  GRAPE JUICE,    LIME JUICE,    PERSIAN  SHERBET and LEMONADE POWDER  A CAMERA will add to the day's pleasure.     When you get home again you  will probably need a good Cold Cream.    Let us supply all your Drug Store wants  Note-PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CpNSIDERVTION  FISHER'S  D R U G  STORE  Night Bell  **     RHONE  3489  **  Cor. Broadway  AND  Scott Street  TJiUiUiUiUiuwiiiiawiUuiiUiUiuwiUiiiiUiuuiiiWiuuiUJUiUiuauuUiUiUJUuiiUiUiUiUK  we  can hear them!     From our  Western home  We send the cheering back across the  foam,  From the Royal Presence distant many  a mile  We seem to hear the, voice and see the  smile.  George! 'Tis a name to rouse,the worn  and faint.  St. George of Merry England is the  Patron Saint.    -  -g ; Marry!   A name dear to each Christain  heart. '������    .  Mary! 'twas she who chose the .better  part. * v  Official figures of 7 the tonnage of  vessels entered at ports in the United  Kingdom from British possessions and  foreign countries, with cargoes, show  that during the three months, January-March, 191U amounted to 9,409,-  357 tons, and the tonnage cleared to  13,839,901 tons," as" against 8,965,321  tons entered and 12,667,005 tons cleared during the three months, January-  March, 1910.  A RI8ING CANADIAN ARTI8T.  IN CHINA.  At the Oriental Circle of the Lyceum  Club, in London, Dr. Yamei Kin,   the  Chinese lady doctor, gave an address  on the condition of things in China.  She said that woman's work lay in the  home;    when   the   man crossed the  threshold he came into her domain.  Religion waa largely    left    to    the  women in China; men only attended  the temples on special occasions, such  aa the New Yesr.    Hitherto it had  been considered that only men should  be educated, but that was found to  result in man having one leg short  and one leg long, so that the education  of .'women   was   steadily   advancing  though it was   not compulsory   yet..  Women who were educated married  better; people were beginning to realise that mothers ought to be educatjatf.'  In answer to questions Dr. Kin said she  was the' first Chinese lady doctor, but'  ���������he knew of six Chinese ladies now  studying medicine.   One was hoping  to take her degree at Edinburgh next  year.   Explaining the laws ot divorce  In China, Dr. Kin aroused laughter,by  admitting that a wife could be   divorced tor being too talkative; on the  other hand, if a woman, with the consent of the community, divorced   her  husband, be ceased to exist socially;  no. on* 'wui W*x anything to dp  with him.'     *<>*'''  Miss. Marguerite Frechette, the Canadian girl, who has been Btudylng art  in Paris for the past two years, and  who has had the honor conferred, upon  her of election tp the Union International des Beaux Arts et des Let-  ires; is a niece of the late lamented  Dr. Louis H. Frechette, the well-known  Canadian author and poet and laurate  of the French Academy. Her father,  Mr. Achille Frechette, chief of tbe  translation branch of the, House of  Commons, at Ottawa, before entering  the public service, had made a reputation for himself as a journalist and  lawyer, and he has also won recognition as "an artist ot admirable skill."  For eighteen years he has been director and for live years secretary of the  Art Association of Ottawa.. Her  mbther was the daughter of the Hon.  W. H. Howells, formerly United States  'consul at Quebec and later at Toronto.  William Dean Howells, the celebrated  United tSates novelist, was a brother  of. Madame Frechette, and she also  has distinguished herself as a writer  ot short stories and sketches of travel.  Stile for-a time occupied tbe position  of literary editor of the Chicago Inter-  Qceim angles written two novels,  Ttfhich foand general acceptance,  "Reuben-Dale" and "On Grandmother's  Fann,������,'> -For a long period Mrs. Frechette has'held the office of secretary  spend the summer with her parents.  In cParis, Miss Frechette is studying  under such well-known masters as  Lucien Simon and Rene Menard,' and  haB been specially under the tuition of  Madame Leforges, the famous woman  artist. The, young artist has made a  specialty of portraiture, marine scenes  and various other studies. One of her  pictures was bung last year at the  Salon, and she is working on another,  "A -Woman's Head," which she hopes  to have accepted for the Salon' this  Bpring. The model of this is a French-  Canadian girl of characteristic brunette type. Several of this talented  young Canadian artist's, pictures are  familiar to Canadians who have visited  Quebec of recent years, as they hang  conspicuously in the dining room of  the Chateau Frontenac. The subjects  are the bygone hearoes of early Canada, Jacques Cartler, Laval, Frontenac,  Montcalm, Wolfe and De Levis.  Son of a King whose soul was set on  _ Peace,   '  Scion of a Queen whose blessings shall  not cease,  "Peace and Prosperity" shall of ogress  hour by.hour y  As flower doth7follow, leaf���������fruit fol  low flower.  */���������'  f  A  **.:^**********************  *  ���������:      ?  ������  /  ' "<7Y"  aX- y,  FROST, Pharmaceutical Chemist  ������  AN OLD HOR8E.  A horse belonging . to Mer- James  Brentwood, of Embleton, a farmer in  the Lake District, has .reached its 43rd  birthday. It is ot Manx breed, and is  described as wonderfully fit, and still  occasionally working.  ,The v Fruit Magazine is, locally, the  first in the field with a coronation ode.  We will not, for reasons of our own,'  of the Ottawa branch of the National!say anything of the "poetry.  Council of Women. [  ���������  While yet a child Miss Frechette be  gan her studies in art in Ottawa under  the direction ot Mr. Franklyn Brownell, going later to Montreal, where she  worked under Mr. William Brymuer.  Afterwards she went to New York,  Sid^ studied Jh^re for aeveraj years,  turning ^to Ottawa each ~ spring   to  CORONATION ODE...  (From the June Fruit'Magazine.)  '���������God save the King!"   Don'* you hear  them cheering?  Don't you hear the msbouting as the  King goes by? .  "God Save the King!" l������earAtb������ people "  sing. >  Here in this western portj each tide a  ship doth bring,  Thfs sea-kissed city hails the Sailor  King!  A wreath, then, for thy crowning we  entwine��������� *���������    -  The Rose, the Thistle, Shamrock, Western Pine. ^  The Maple Leaf!���������and yes! in other  lands  Busy as1 ours are deft and dusky hands,  For Africa's Palm and India's Lotus  ��������� rare,        '-.-.  ���������  Are sent bv. distant tribes thy smile to  share.  Justice and Vigilance ne'er sleep.   Be-  ���������-'   neath thy sway,   "-''  In many lands, somewhere 'Us ever  day!  Today is holiday in ev'ry British town.  We play! dance, cheer, in honor of thy  crown, ��������� *> ������������������   ���������.  We scatter roses, bid the Joy bells ring,  And to the breeze the Flag of Empire  "fling. Y,  ���������'"  ��������� A J, ,  Tomorrow cheerfully to work we go,  Each man his task���������to help the Empire  grow, \ -  We swing the axe. dWa with the plodding spade,  Such'tasks as these have tblsttar Empire made.  Plants herb and fruit, and while we're  ''working sing, *  '"bless our .country!" and God  ::  ������������  OUR MOTTO:  PURITY,  ACCURACY,  LOWEST PRICES  Our Soda Fountain is the Mecca of ail thirsty ones  ICE CREAM in Pints 25c; Quarts. 50c; delivered  anywhere.  TELEGRAMS accepted for all parts of the world.  WANT ADS. accepted for the News-Adverti6er.  ii Cor. 3rd Ave. and Park Drive ii  999999********************  MOUNTAIN VIEW BAKERY  (HADLEY ft NELSON)  CORNER  HORNE ROAD & MAIN STREET  Union Made Bread 5c  CONFECTIONS, CAKES, PASTRY. GOOD DELIVERY.  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jfn selecting a canary, one of .the
cross-breds, pure canary with a strain
of goldfinch or bullfinch, is the best
to choose as the yare much hardier
than the pure canary and have splendid voices;
The best food for canaries is canary
and rape seed, one part of rape to
three of canary." From April to September they should have a little fresh
green ,. foo����� every clay, either chick-
weed, ' watercress, or lettuce. 1 lump
of sugar should always be kept in between the cage wires withmin easy
reach. <,-   _
Always give a canary a bath the first
thing in the morning. After cleaning
the bottom of the cage should be
sprinkled with gravel and sand (not
sand from the seashore, as the salt
will "kill the bird. This agrees with
the canary^and^pre vents sore feet.
Never hang tlie cage in a draft or
a stiff breeze:as canaries are very susceptible to cold. Neither should it remain uncovered in a lighted room at
night as the bird's song is liable-to become impaired, because of its nervous
air, which must be allowed to flow out
before lighting.     ,
It is no pleasant job to keep the
kitchen sink clean. If it is of galvanized iron cover its surface with soap
powder. After it has remained on at
least fifteen minutes, scrub the sink
with a strong brush in boiling ,hot; water. Gare must be taken in! keeping
the soap powder from touching the
woodwork of the sink, as it will eat all
the paint off.
If you have no stationary tubs in the
room in which your laundry work is
done, and if you are compelled to fiU
each tub with water from the kitchen
ooiler, get hold of an old piece of garden hose'and attach one end of it to
the faucet on your boiler and run the
other end into your tub.
If your polished table has been spotted by drops of water, etc., pour a
small quantity of��� liquid camphor or
spirits of camphor on the stain, rub It
in well with the palms of the hand. The
camphor will not injure the polish of
the table and the white spot will disappear.
An odd way of mending the winter
underwear before you put it away in
mothballs for the summer is to cut
away all the worn part and Icrochet
around in a plain stitch, narrowing
From Men.rr-My husband travels for jevery second or third time around, ac-
about three mouths of the year, and i cording to the size of the hole. This
while he is away 1 accept invitationsj same method may be used advantage-
for theatre* and parties from other
gentlemen; I know that my husband
does not like it, but as I see no harm
ously in mending the holes of stockings.   -        ,. .-'.kk'    ' k
A surprisingly attractive little book
in it, I have paid no attention to his' tor your baby may be fashioned out of
objections. Please write so that I may
show him that he is mistaken. My answer is for your, eyes, not-his.Y:'It" is
that your husband is entirely right.
Just turn the idea around. Should you
approve of your husband's showing
these attentions, to other women durr
ing his absence from home? But, aside
.from all this, you are risking your husband's^ love and respect. You are
cheapening yourself and him in the esteem of the men,-who invite you, and
of the .people who, see you in public
with them, You aire acting n a manner unbecoming to a loyal wife and a
a flour sack. 'The cloth should be cut
in pieces the size of a double page in
the average nursery book. Then stitch
down the middle and paste in It postal
cards and various pictures from the
magazines or newspapers in which the
baby has taken* an interest.
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It may; not- work in every; case, but
there is a certain baby in a large city
who is no longer afraid of water when
he' has to take his bath. His mother
made his tub alluring by placing in the
water small toy. turtles and fish, most
of them made of tin or light wood, and
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other men that has not your husband's
full approval. "That right you resigned
at the altar. I am brutally frank, per-
hap*, but I mean it in the truest nlnd-
ness. J am telling you of the way In
whlcn the /world, and the men who invite yow, wil .judge you.    '7:7y'Y
A Discourtesy on the Part of,a Man.
���Is it prober for a man to put tils arm
over the back of,.the seat when driving with a young woman? What can I
do if be persists in doing so? It is tn
exceedingly bad taste for a man to assume- so intimate a posture. You,should
say plainly, and as though you meant
it, though courteously:. "Please tape
your arm away." -If he demurs or asks
why, say: "Because it Is awfully bad
manners, and I do not like it." A man
respects a girl who will not permit any
liberties and has the courage to reprove them���and If he does not he Is
not the right kind of a man.
Useful Hints.
'7f yeu lay linoleum on. your floors
tMBJjnjgng^n^ttjaj^trifleJ^ger than
the length of the room. Dp noTtack"
It down for several days, thus allowing
it to Bettle properly. The edges should
then be pasted down to the floor in order to keep the dirt from working under it. Another good suggestion is to
put a narrow strip of moulding around
the edges "next to the wall and paint it
an appropriate color.
In lighting a new gas range the instructions to first turn on the gas and
then stritte the. match must be' followed invariable. Unless this is done
the flame will roar and pound and be
yellow instead of blue. Besides, it will
give out very little heat. The explanation of this is that tlie space between
the burner and the stopcock is full of
after. ,    -:
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Here is a- good way to keep your
stockings up. Fasten together, with a
piece in back and one in front, two
pl��ces of tape long enough to reach
over the shoulders. Then fasten on
each of these four ends a piece of elastic fixed with a garter fastener. This
will hold the stocking up in both front
and back and does away with the necessity of fastening the garters to the
If the water in your laundry is hot
very clear, drop in a sack filled with
equal parts of charcoal and saltpeter.
The charcoal Bhould be broken Into
small pieces, and will hold the soot
after the saltpeter has drawn It tp the
sack. '
The Reliable Sheet Metal Works
3127 Westminster Rd.
Phone 1858
Cornices, Jobbmg a/M Roqj^g
C.  Errington and C. Magnone, Proprietors
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Wooden plates to use In tbe refrigerator will save washing extra dishes
and remove the temptation to put good
plates into the ice chest, which Is always a risk. "'��� The wooden plates that
bakers use, and "the smaller scoop-
shaped ones that grocers haver may be
purchased for little money. If paraffin
paper is cut into square pieces and
kept in a convenient place a piece may
be slipped over the wooden plate first,
and then the left-over food put in. The
paper! after use, may be burned, but
the wooden plate may be used several
times. When it becomes soiled; burn
it and take a new one.
White furniture may be cleaned by
dissolving baking soda in warm water
���a teaspoonful to a pint of water���
and applying the solution to the furniture with a soft cloth, rubbing with a
dry cloth afterward. Finger-marks
and dirt are easily removed in this
simple way.
Five hundred delegates attended
the International Congress which
opened at Rome, Italy, May 4.
A new treaty of commerce between
Germany and Sweden under the new
Swedish tariff has been signed. '"������
The Argentine government has let
the contract for. the port extension at
liuenos Ayres, amounting to f27,000,-
Not so long ago Interest was awakened In England by the discovery of.
a prehistoric lake village near Glastonbury. The dwellings were placed
oh mounds of clay raised above the
level of the water. The framework
of a primitive loom was found under
one mound, and the number of broken
bone needles and bone splinters dis-
explorers to think that it may have
been the site of an ancient needle factory. Very few human bones have
been discovered, but among the interesting finds is a blue glass bead, with
a waving dark line running around
it. One of the mounds/ contains three
hundred tons of clay, all of "which
must have ;been dug from the surrounding hills, and carried to the
spot in boats.
of supposing; that bur prices
are high because our work is
so fine. If you call you will
surprised at the reasonable
charges for our photographs.
With us a trial order means
regular customer.
at tbe  Mfr^PLEASANT^STUWO-oi
BROADWAY at the corner of MAIN ST,]
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Vancouver's  Forward  Movement
Fresh Groceries. Fruits,     ,
Vegetables,   Provisions,   Eggs
Butter, Etc.
Cor. Park Drive and 14th Avenue
J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.        PHONE R5325
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FOR RENT���St or 3 Building
Suitable for Dry Goods, Millinery, Hair Dressing, Barber
.-.--. etc.      Well located.
2824 Main Street
Enquire Within
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Paper Hanger, Painter
and Decorator
* SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decor-
t ative Work, Churches, Schools, etc,
2022 Main Street
Moderate charges
Estimates given
Trouble you when you are Reac
ing, then it's time to see aboi
your   eyes.   Y
The inate desire of every woman is |
to look her very best, but how seldom j
you see a really beautiful one.    They |
may be dresesd in the latest fashion,'
powder and paint their faces,    cover}
their heads with three times as much
hair as nature intended them to wear,
and yet they are utter failures as far
as beauty is concerned.    Why?    Because they lack a sweet expression
which is the one and only thing that
will make them beautiful.   Be amiable,
kind and gentle, for it is    the    disposition that gives the lines to    the
face.   Let them all be good lines.    If
you want to be a nice looking middle
aged woman, be a sweet tempered one.
After the  first  bloom  of  youth  has; OUR SIGHT-TESTING MET1
gone your face is the index of your J     ODS ARE   THOROUGHLY
mind, and even strangers    can    read; UP-TO"DATE
your character as they pass you byYi
Let each person who looks at you want
to look again.    Your position is nothing.    You may be poor, but carry
about with you the    richest    of    all
jewels���a contented spirit.   It will illuminate your face with a bright and
happy smile, making your eyes dance
better than a thousand diamonds. Let
your voice be soft and musical, and
you will find not only those who know
you intimately will love and admire.
you, but all you become acquainted
with will feel it ah honor to be called-
your friend.
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and the Lenses  we give
are Ground to Suit the
Spherical Defects of
tse eye
Our  Style of
Mountings Consists
of the Very Latest 01
The Market.
143 Hastings St.,
��.-��� h'i-A "V-n* ''��������������������������� .  ���������& *  THE WESTERN CALL,  4-  '-At,,-,   j        f  77  *******  z*****************  ! TORONTO  * FURNITURE STCKE  *  * 3334 Westminster Avenue.  |-We are receiving daily  ������    New Spring GoDds /  5 We aae showing some  4 nifty lines in Dressers,  % Buffets, Dining Room  4 Sets.  Y A complete line of  * Linoleums. Carpet Squares, etc.  ������ Drop in and inspect our goods.  X This ta where you get a square  * deal.  j M. JI. COWAN  *\imV*******^******^*^^^  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD. m  OOLUNQ WOOD CAST  Lemvcyour orders at the Western Call  Firsst-Class 'sHOEMAK-  INO and SHOE REPAIRING  yon want, goto ~  PETERS & CO.  2611 Westminster AVB.  (Near Broadway) 7.  'We guarantee our woric !p be aa g<od  as any in the city.      -  JAS.   GILL  SASH   AND   DOORS  Wood TaraiaS and Geaerai Wiil Work  1029 rtelvilfe Str.  Phtthe 2745  CASH Grocers  and  Provision  flerchants  The store that is  always busy���������men  busy serving customers, horses busy  making quick deliveries.  ��������� MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. Ninth Av������..������������d Quebec 8t.  RnnAav Bervic������B���������PubUc worship ������t 11  -������m*a^7:������T^   Suaday School and  Bible <H������m at 2:S������ pim.  H������y. J. W. Woodstte, M.A.. Pastor  - 170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. B3������4������.  r^������H*iilNSTBR tMURCH,   ���������. ...  Cor.walton ana 2������th.;  One Mock east  , ef y?eetmlnster Ave;  "'^uniSajr;'1 Hi*������;'*m; "aft* ':*  Service  - aun4������y S**001-12:,������-  y' Bev;. J; H-rC������ii������^.^A^P.^br  ;^7^Seiaeace. Cor. Q������ut������MH>������* list  Our business has  grown from small  beginnings to its  presentproportions  wholly on the merit  of oiir  THE JUNGLE  WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR  THE UNTRUTHS WHICH LIE HERE.  PICKET-DUTY WITH   RECRUITS.  /  MTipi^ASANTBAPWOT CHURCH  Cor7^1������th Ave. and.Quebec St.  8. Everton, R.A.. Pa������tor  2*0 13th Ave. E.  Preaehlac  Services���������11  a.m.   and    7:S������  V^ta" Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:3<  -p.m.     Sunday  School   at   2:30   p.m.  fcev. P. Clifton Parker. M.A., Pastor  llth Ave. W.  UaVHOVVtT  ��������� MT.-PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  Services���������Preaching at_ 1I   a.m    ���������  7 00  p.m.  ' Sunday, School, ai  Class at 2:30 p.m. 7      .   ;   _  VY  '������������������������   w   lashley Hall, B1A.B.D.. Pastoi  Evensong at'7:30 p.m. each;Sunday.  ...   and   av  School, and  Blbl<  AXOX.ZCA*  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor." Sth Ave. and Prince Edward St.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 "-ifl-  Sunday School and Bible Class at 2:30 p. n>.  . Evening Prayer at 7:30 p. m. .  7^  Holy Communion^even'Sundayat 8 a. n.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11-00 a. nv  nov   G   H. Wilson,  Rector  ������^"HI ^e:tf5r,ceE-  &ATVEB PAY SAJHTS  REORGANIZED CHURCH OF'CHRIS.  1370 10th Avenue. East.  Services���������Every   Sunday   evening   at  o  o'clock    Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  ~ L MCMULLEN. ELDER  Hr������EPElCDB������T ,������**������������������   ������*    ODP-  ���������'���������������������������    JPJ5I.I.OW8  MT.  PLEASANT   LODGE  NO.   19  Meet*   every   Tuesday   at   8   p.m.   h  TOOK    Hall'   Westminster   Ave..    MV  Pleasant.    Sojourning brethren cordial!:  Invited to attend,   i-  ^.������aMcKcn^.^G.!452 10thavenu,  ���������I*' Sewell. Rec. Secy.. 481  7th avenu,  ���������ASt.  nrosvnrsnrT obdsb ������po������b������tb*������  COURT VANCOUVER NO. 1328  Meets   2nd  and   4th  Mondays  of eael  month at 8 p.m. in the Oddfellows'- Hall  , St. Pleasant.    Visiting brethren alway  W a������Hanklns. Chief Ranger      ���������.-.-������.  M. J. Crehan. Rec. Secy., 337 Princes  8tA.CPengelly. Fin. Secy.. 237 llth Av. E  .-. . 'Yi'7: ������������������ ,v - ~ .,,--Yj ..-'-;.*il.-.-^-'.*';--.'' ���������' ��������� ���������**������������������&r.-u .     :   ���������- .  Fresb every day^and in abun-  dance at Lowest Prices.  In "A Little Pifer's War Diary," Mr.  C. W. Bardeen relates many an inci  dent that has not before seen the* light.  Among these are some relating to  picket-duty and the rendering of the  bothersome countersign which are  truly remarkable. For instead of possessing at least some faint particle of  the soldierly instinct, many of the  younger recruits, it would seem, were  of a strikingly civilian frame of mind  and this can be no more said of one  army than of the other. ���������  This is a characteristic account:  One recruit challenged, "Who goes  there?" "The Grand Rounds." In-,  atead ot saying, "Halt, Grand Rounds.  Advance, sergeant, and give the countersign," the recruit exclaimed in disgust, "Oh���������, I thought It was the relief!"  A general testing the sentries came  upon a young recruit who halted him  with:  '"Stop!   Have you the countersign?"  "No," replied the General.  "What, another one without it?" exclaimed the sentry in disgust. "Well,  I'll tell you; it's 'Victory.'"  The General gasped for breath.  "What do you mean by giving any one  the countersign?" be at last roared  out. "I'm the General and I'll have  you hanged."  The sentry was amazed. "Why, my  orders were not to let any one pass  without the countersign," he exclaimed. "Let me tell you, I am tired of  giving it. Such a lot don't seem to  know'it."  Words of this sort might be occasionally heard:  "Who comes there?"  "A friend."       y  "Advance, friend, and give the countersign." .  "Hang it, man, I have forgotten it."  "Begorra,; so have I."  One officer, approaching a sentry;  was surprised to be greeted with "Hi-  tiddieHae-M-������."������Y.- 7^7' :k7"-77'7  "What do you mean by challenging  like that?" he inquired. -Tke laat Ume  I was on duty," was the reply, "I was  told to challenge |������ ��������� more musical  cruit handed it over, whereupon the  oiucer said in ,disgust, "You re a fine  soldier! You've given up your rifle  and now what are you going to do?"  The young fellow drew out a dangerous knife and exclaimed, -"Give me.  that rifle or I'll cut your heart out!''-  The officer was more than convinced that he would, and hastily handed  the weapon, back.  ************99*99********$  # .ii   ' '.; !-J' -a ._ .  0i3vgKt>^K3v|^K3"SK3>^^"?HS"������"lt^'t2t^<^S>^Ki"i>#  THE  MINUTE MAN.  Tommy���������"My gran'pa*"'wuz in th'  Civil War, an' he lost a leg or an arm  in every battle he fit in!"  Johnny���������"Gee! . How many battles  was he in?"  Tommy���������"About forty."  The Real Test.'  "How," the president of the Fat  Man's Club was asked, according to  a magazine writer, "did you prevent  fraud among your applicants for membership? Didn't some men try to get  in that weren't up to the standard  weight?"  "Yes," the portly officer replied; "but  it was no use.' Applications had to be  presented in person at the Polk building, fifth floor. There was no elevator.  The applicant climbed the five flights  of stairs. -At the top he met a man  who asked: 'Were you looking for the  Fat Man's! Club?' 'Yes? 'Th<5 main  office is on the first floor,' the mrti  said. 'Your application is rejected*.  We receive no man who can, climb  five flights of. stairs."���������Kansas City  Ster.  Plumbing end Gasfitting  Careful Attention Given to all Work  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  SI S. Montgomery  3129 Westminster Rd. Phone 7604n |  %  Jk3k?hJhSj*m,?j<s,   4,&*,<s>AS>A4,*$,*f,4,iA-4><i*(iS4,******&  ������>  4 4  44  4*  44  O  O  44  44  44  O  O  [Screen Doors <mdA  Grandma:' "Johnny,''I have discovered that you have taken more maple  sugar than I gave you."  Johnny: "Yes, Grandma, I've been  making believe there was another little  boy spending the day with me."���������  Harper's Bazaar. ,  Our reputation is  built on honor and  prudence. We buy  tb? pDest and thus  please our many  patrons.  To get the benefit of our specials,  come on Friday  and Saturday.  X.OYAX, OBAHOB X.ODOB  lr    MT.  PLEASANT  L.  O.  L.  NO  1842  1     Meets  the  1st  and  3rd  Thursdays  ol  each month at S p.m. In the K. of P. HaU  All visiting brethren cordially welcome  H. Birmingham, -W.M., 477 7th Ave,  \3ssi.  CM. Howes, Sec,   393   10th  Ave  [East.  ''      : YY---:������������������'.'���������".'���������'��������� '.:;,  He Knew.  7 "The Malays have a queer marriagr'  custom," remarked the traveler. "TIip  groom holds his nose against a small  Wlindrical obejet. I couldn't quite  make out what it was���������"'���������.'-,  "A grindstone, probably," interposed  Mr. Groneh.���������Kansas City Times.  A Triumph.  "Was Helen's marriage a success?"  "Goodness, yes.   "Why/she is going  [ to marry a nobjeman on tbe ������Hmony."  ���������Judge,  YOUNG &  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THE ADDRESS  cor. mn  PA'8 IGNORANCE.^  voice, and that's the  know."  only   tune   I  On the troopsbip St. Lawrence in  1865 an officer who had just got up  from a convivial party proceeded to  visit the sentries, aod this dialogue  was. overheard:  "Sentry."  "Yea, sir."  "You're asleep, gentry."  "O, no, I am not, sir."  "But I say you are asleep, sentry."  "Very well, then, sir; I am."  "Then why on earth didn't you say  on were asleep, sentry?"  "Because I (didn't know that I was,  sir, until you told me so."  "Ali  right, sentry;   don't let it oc-  ur again."   }] ���������   ���������  But that waB a British story, and  Ye following has more of the rin������g  of ou> war:   .  <-  ~ Tb_tesraYsmtr.y an 6~fflcer"after~tlie  salute said:  "Let me  Bee  your rifle."    The' re-J  'Most every day when I'm at school  The teacher tellf us things  About the birds and animals  And the presidents and kings;  And then at night when I ask Pa  If what she says to so,  He reads his paper right along,  And says, "Ob, 1 dunno."  One day she told us that the world  Is round just like a ball, "    ,.  And; that there's nothing down below  It's standing on at all;  I asked Pa if she told tbe truth.  He read his paper tbrougb,  And put' nis feet upon a chair,  And said, "Oh, I dunno."  And once the' teacher said the sky  Ain't heaven's floor, and tried  To make us think no angels walk  Along the other side;  And so that night I asked my Pa,  And all he said v>as���������"Oh,  Don't bother me about such things,  ���������l'm busyp-I dunno."  I used to kind o' think somehow .  That my Pa knew a lot���������  But that was .wrong, or :if he did,  ;   I guess that he's forgot.  Since I've got^ started intojichool,  7  tjKfHjK-?>^>liwjK|KSKjM8KjH3^.-J������     ^^<gH8><g><3^l<g^t^H^)^l4l^<gl4^������|>^l4Hgl������><i������S>  E McBride!  & COfllPANY  Is Headquarters for  o  o  if  o  o  o  o  i>  .���������  <������  1:  It  o  ���������'������  >4  \>  <���������  ������>  <������  o'  o  *  *  44  o  *4  o  o  Windows  y  Also the  .-s.  lams  Made to Paint Buildings with.  Cor. 16th Ave. and Main Str.  .'Most every day^ or so  I hear about a hundred things  Pa doesn't seemHo know.  ^*****+***************<i><i><i S***������***********************  \ DRy QOGODS f  DRESSMAKING  i Lessons Given iu All Kiiids of Hand Painting  ! -HiSS HICKS     615, 15th Ave. E  t* - 7 o   -  PHONE   7032  220BROADWAY:W^  GROCERIES,       FRUITS,  VEGETABLES  CONFECTIONERY  BREAD, CAKES AND PASTRY  Butter and Eggs a Specialty.  AN ICE CREAM PARLOR 13 BEING ADDED.  Branch Store:  Cornfer Fraser and Miles Avenues  PHONE 2853  19*99********************* i>*****>l<***<l*******l**,**M\  ***********9************** **************************  le DOUSE Of WW. m  We have a Large Assortment of all the  Latest and Best Wall Papers  PAPER HANGING,  DECORATING, GLAZING  i Phone H4485 A. ROSS, MHruartway, r  ****���������*99*****<il***********<t ***i>**************i  4*  4>  < I  4  I  Calls Answered Day or Night PHONE FaStmawtti WW  Wm. Soolt *l Qq.  -��������� Spwitms ciwpai'utf icM||ilta iMM.  Fiaertl Wrectirs ail Enbalnen.  802 Broadway, W.  Vancouver, 3. C.  r  *���������*)****)* ������������������*������������������****���������***���������** *9*)**)****99t>9t>999'A>m*a9*a*a*a*  ��������� * '-* PRACTICAL HORSESHOEfl  Special attention given to' I^ame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  Between Sixth ami jfevetitli  .Avenue*   -  *********/****%************ *z>***<ZHi<<i������%>****<>><i>**'fr^  ������   nrv riAn^c  ft   ���������r* a ^^^^^^      Dry Goods  Dry Goods  Fancy Goods  CORNER   18th  AVENUE   &  Mens Furnishings  MAIN   STREET  A Full Line of Children's  *  t  *  White & colored Wasti Dresses  *** ** * ******$**<&>******'? ** ������Mi>t3'������i������i>4^i><^><H^t>���������K������^^'���������������E^^><������Mi^<y<?Hi>  .'****���������:���������** ���������:-:k~x--:"K^������x������-:~h-*x~:~:������^^~:~h~w  CLOSE IN .:. 7 I  5 Modern; Beautifully finished; -50 it. lot; one block from car.  v$9000.     $3000 Cash.     Balance arranged.  u v -  I Apply l^oom 10, Winch Building J  %^^^^^^^^^^������^^^t^^^^^^^^^^^^tA,   *Af~At~f>~A,~ArAt~4>~4r^vyr&%rv^^  Subscribe for  "THE CALL"  The paper that boosts The Hill 8  THE WESTERN CALL  i  w.  I.  I  h  fr;'.  717  ^'i  I  ������j..j..j^.^..r..;..j..;..;..;..*..%.  ���������������������������>  .���������:..!.���������!���������.:.���������:���������.:������  ������������������^.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������:">*:^K-<'*K">*-'~>-  ���������  t  That is our business and our Dispensing Department  is under the care of two Graduate Druggists.  NO AHATEURS  Are allowed to handle a - prescription or in any way  prepare your medicine.  Quality is Our Motto  MOUNT PLEASAN1  DRUGS AND STATIONERY  21+19 Main Street t  Sub P. 0. 8 Two Phones:. 79ftand7721  ^..x..:������X"X"H~>^:"^x*w^,>,'"'~H"t<  .>..���������������..������..������.������  ���������������������������������������������^���������^������������������������������������������������������������������������x~:-  Local amd  '* Tenth avenue is having a tram line  laid on it east to Main street.  ���������P. T. Kavanaugh, of 18th avenue and  Ontario street, left last' week on a  trip to his old home in'Ontario.  Mrs. Lashley Hall, 123 Eleventh avenue westr will not receive during the  summer months.  people for this very kind and hospitable treatment accorded them; and'for  the thoughtful treatment by the people  generally of the different numbers^ So  often' the bandsmen are 'annoyed by  continual: noise.?Jf only" those yfhO do  not enijoy the music^of the band, 7and  who spoil it for others, woi^d -absent?  themselves it would be-very much ap-'  preciated. 7' y *������������������  G R A N D VIE W  GLEAN IN GS  Among the attractions at the "Made  in Canada" fair is the poppy booth..of  the Grandview Circle of~ the "King's  Daughters." Many articles of' beauty  and utility are on sale by memfcers of  the circle.  The Grandview Methodist Church is  fitting up a piay ground for tlie bovs  between the church building and Victoria Drive.  The ��������� Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian  lacrosse team proved too strong for  lthe Grandview team in a well contested  game plaved on ��������� the Grandview  grounds. The score was 5 to 1 an11  was won 'mainly .in the third and  fourth'quarters. -  '  The Baptists oC*Grahdvlew are making a term's court on the corner of  Halsbury Drive and Graveley street.  <"or the members-of their church anc!  Sunday school.  Violet Dryden. the "infant. dnupMpr nf  Mr. and Mrs. James Dryden. of 1.745  Third avenue. E., di*>d on.Mondnv of  Jast week. Rev. Mr.. J-one:, of the  Baptist Church, officiated, at the funeral. ��������� -.. ,'���������;.������������������������������������ =������������������ -,.7.;   ���������  ���������  ' ���������'  Mrs. J. C. Hanna. of Port "Alberni. is  visiting her sister, Mrs". W. E. Burton.  1962 Graveley street. Mr. Hanna is on  her return trip from the interior of  the province, where she has been visiting for-about two months.  The 'death of Helen, the infant  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel G.  Walton, of 1727 Tram* street, occurred  Monday'evening of last. week7  We regret to note that the Boudoux  Dye Works, 1837 Tenth avenue, was  completely destroyed by fire on Friday, causing a loss^ of $1300. The  origin of the;'| fire is unknown.  Rbv. S. Osterhont, Ph. D., will preach  at both services in the Mount Pleasant  Methodist Church next Sunday.  Dr. R. T. Gri'er,' graduate of McGill  University, of Montreal, has -opened  an office on Main  avenue. ,  A number of the teachers and officers of Mount Pleasant Methodist  church went to the Sunday School convention at San Francisco last week.  A. S. Goard, wife and'family, left  yesterday (Thursday) on a visit to the  sister of Mrs. Goard at High River,  Alta.  Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Cantelon, 346 13th  East, anounce the marriage' of their  second daughter, Laura E., to Mr,  H������ibert Cbadwick-, of Vancouver. The  marriage will take place' early in July,  They say "patience is a virtue," hut  watting,for the street cars and to get  a number on the phone sometimes  brings it to the breaking point. Oh,  well, everything comes to him who  waits.  ��������� At the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian  Church on Sunday next, 25th inst.. a  coronation sermon will be preached by  Rev. Professor James Carruthers, of  , Alberni, B. C, and formerly of Halifax.  At this service the choir will render  The following resolution Was  passed on Sunday morning at  Grace Methodist Church, and  copies ordered to be sent to the  License Commissioners and the  more prominent city papers:  " The members and adherents  of Grace Methodist Church are  glad to unite with those citizens  of Vancouver who are now expressing their great satislaction  street, near 28th at the action of the License Com-  , {triissioners, in deciding td grant  no more shop licenses in the city,  aid t> limit the hours of sale  under license."  We also vc������rv strongly commend the Commissioners for  steadily maintaining their policy  of granting no licenses within  the residential portions of the  city, and promise them our earnest support in this, since any  departure from such a policy  would, in our judgment, be followed by more serious results.  Rev. J. F. Betts will preach in  Grace Methodist Church next  Sunday evening, June 25.  special music suitable to this event.  The residents around St. George's  Park in Mt. Pleasant on Monday night  were treated to their first band concert of the season at that park hy the  city band. A surprise of rather an  unusual kind, but still very acceptable  to the musicians, was the tasty lunch  supplied by the young people of St.  Paul's Presbyterian Church. The  band boys wish to thank these young  Emperor William, Empress Auguste  Victoria, and Princess Victoria Louise,  arrived "at l^ondon, England,, May 15,  for a week's visit to King George and  Queen Mary, and primarily to be present at the unveiling of the national  memorial to Queen Victoria, the emperor's grandmother.  the operations of Dn Orville W.  OweiST^CDfeti^iiy^Mich^who^larex^  cavating In the mud of tne River Wye  in Wales, for hidden manuscripts  which he believes will establish that  Bacon was the author of the Shakespearian plays; are proceeding slowly  and no Baconian relics have been dis-  7 ���������     ���������        -      .     ,   l "_c      .4.       ������������������.������������������.'   ���������  covered yet  The new dreadnaught Warning, the  strongest battleship In th" irld, was  launched May 25th at Phil vdelphla.  :y  **9*********************** ****���������*���������**********:��������� '���������������������������'��������� *******  Our Opinion on the  Range Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. _j(  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  TT1WW   ....  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it  If there was a better range made, we would  advise :you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it? We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  -Fire did much damage to the residence* of T*'Smith,; 1780 First a Venue,  East. A gas ,stove is responsible for  the damage." '  Who is to blame for the non-sprinkling of Park Drive How have the  people of Grandview, offended so that  they Bhould be so neglected?. Last  summer Park. Drive was regularly  sprinkled, and it' was dusty, enough  then. ThiB summer the sprinkler evidently is afraid to .venture and the  dust ig exceedingly thick, and with the  aid of < good breezeB . is carefully distributed everywhere.  An interesting .meeting of Lodge  Orandview,- S. I). E., was held last  Wednesday evening, many of the1 members being present. The Coronation  Day procession and the part Lto be  taken m .t by the Sons of England,  v.u* on<- uf tbe chief topics of discussion. Bros. H.^Netberston, of-Jubilee,  and Marshall, of Winnipeg, editlfed the  numbers with addresses. It is arranged (hat all local lodges will unite  in a grand processiojn on Coronation  u������/. An elegant float, representing  Britannia, will be their feature in the  parade. * T  'me Manitoba Hardware Co. is a  credit to Grandview and demonstrates  the wisdom ot handling the things  people "need and doing .business harmony with business principles.  The competition and beginning of  operation ot the new tram line, from  Vancouver to Westminster, via Burnaby and Deer Lakes, furnishes Grand-  view with a' second carline junction  with^the-clty-llnes.���������Tbe^junctidnYUv  made at the corner of Sixth avenue  and Parle Drlvel;  Tbe new road will give all accommodation to large areas of Burnaby and  Hastings, and naturally enhances property .values. '7   .?:/'  The stations, are Park Drive, Boundary Road, Hore, Payne. Hastings Road,  Laursen Siding, Burnaby Lake, Ray-  side, Voice. Sptatt Lake Siding, Hill,  Cumberland Road, -S tor mon t Road,  Cariboo Road, Craig Street and Sap-  perton.  Vancouver and'Westminster are now  connected by three tram lines.  CENTRAL. PARK  NEWS  The baseball match played between  the Central Park and South Hill baseball teams on Wednesday June Hth  resulted in favor of the home team,  the score being 6 to 5. A great many  of the people living around the district  were present and thoroughly enjoyed  the game. If the park board could  spare a little money to ��������� re-level the  grounds it would be very much appreciated, as at present ��������� they are very  rough. '  The Church of England Men's Society has procured a cricket pitch on  the Agricultural grounds and will at  once put the same in good shape. On  Saturday a match was played between  the Captain and Vice-Captain, and the  team hopes to be able to play a match  every Saturday afternoon.  On Sunday next the Church of England Young Men's, Society will hold a  Special Men's Service in St. John's  Church at'3 p. m. A special preacher  has been secured and at this service  enrollment of new members will take  place. All the men in the parish are  cordially invited to be present, and  any man who would like to become a  member can get, all information from  the Rector or Mr. G. S. Buxton, the  secretary. On Thursday a special  coronation service will be held at S:30  a. ni.'  On Thursday, June 22nd, the Murray-  ville baseball team will play the West  Burnaby team at Reefer's Station. The  game will commence at 3 p. m. and a  good feed will be provided for the  visiting-team.-  At -the ;Agricultural Hall, Central*  Parly a special meeting of the Central  Park ^Agricultural. Association " and  Farmers' Institute was held on Friday  evening, June 16th, when Mr. Geo. Lister gave a very interesting and instructive lecture on bees and bee  keeping, illustrated with fine lantern  slides. The large audience was shown  the bee in its minutest detail, the lecturer .explaining the slides from the laying of the egg by the queen bee in  the .cells to the taking of the honey  from the hive. He showed the wonderful build of the bee, its . means of  carrying the nectar and its different  organs to enable it to work In the  dark of the hive and keep itself clean.  The queen bee, drone bee and the  working bee were explained, showing  the formation of them and how you  can distinguish them.  At the close of the lecture a hearty  vote of thanks was tendered to the  lecturer. In replying, he said that he  would be well repaid if those present  would keep bees, and he assured them  that it would prove Interesting and  profitable.  Mr. Thos. Sanderson occupied the  chair in the absence of the president,  and opened the meeting with a few  remarks.  OUR  ieveloping and Printing  DEPARTMENT  WE  WILL  MAKE   THE   MOST  ,���������:-SNAP SHOTS.  OF   YOUR  E. R. GORDON, Family Druggist .  Tho Hlllcrost Post Oltlco  Main Street, Near 16th Avenue  Phones Fairmont 785, 595.  MACK BROS. MrMeri  Open Day and flight  OFFICE and CHAPEL  2020 GRANVILLE ST. Phone 8282  WOMAN'S BAKERY  AND CONFECTIONERY  lee Cream and Soft Drinks  R. COUSINS, branch 655 Broadway,  *Z*' -     ��������� *   '" .���������'"���������'" V. ���������      -.���������"���������'- At%  AND FANCY GOODS  tl  ���������I  tP  Children's Silk and. Muslin- Hats, worth $1.50 and $2.75  V7 TO CLEAR AT   50c; *  Stamped Cushion Tops and Centres, colored ond white  50c,   65c   and   $1.00      CLEARING AT   25c   7  SPECIAL REDUCTION ON' ALL TRINMED HATS  Miss Cur le.  2636 MAIN STREET  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  ,;^VT~MK^W**^~>*V4~?^~W~M~M������������M~M������������> ������fr4Mjwfr^.fr.;..{..i������{..frjw{wiMfr*;������i  The Federation of Jewish Organizations of New York has broached a  movement to secure from the United  States government about $660,000,  with compound interest from 1776, -or  about $160.000,obo, which, it is claimed, is due the heirs of Haym Salomon, who during the American revolution helped finance the federal cause.  %  *  *  4>  ASVEST08 IN CANADA.  Chicago ls the most solvent city in  the United States, having assets ot  $422,000,000 and debts of $60,000,001  according to Harry A. Wheeler, presil  dent of the Chicago Association   of  Commerce.    New  York,    with    onl]  twice the population, has. ten time  Chicago's debt.  i i a  One of the chief features of the rf,  organization of the New York polhj  department, which is now under wa|  is the establishing of fixed posts  many parts of the city so that citlzenf  can find a policeman when needed.  Asbestos mining in Canada of recent  years has developed to such an extent that nearly 80 per cent, of the  world's supply comes from that country. The output for 1910 was 96,168  tons, and sales 75,678 tons, valued at  12.500,000. Of this quantity over 71,-  000 tons were exported, 57,000 tons to  tlfe UnitMSUtes; eSOOHoOreat-Brit-  aih, and tbe remainder to Germany  and France. There were 3500 men employed in the mines. Russia is the  only other considerable producer of asbestos, but her output is scarcely one-  quarter that of Canada. Canadian capitalists are said to be securing interests  in the Rusaian mines with a view of  regulating tbe output and maintaining  prices.. -  W. R.  2337 Main Street  Phone* 447  ********:���������.'������i*<*i*'i��������� i���������*������i*. **i*i*i*i***i*i*i*:*****>*  The following address was presented to Mr. and Mrs. Gell at their home  on the occasion of a very pleasant  evening. together with two beautiful  chairs as a mark of the esteem of  the Bible Class and Epworth league.  DeUr Mr.. Gell:���������������  Your old friends and fellow-workers  of the Grace Methodist Church Bible  Class and Epworth ..League felicitate  you very heartily on having recently  Joined the benedicts, and wish you  everyvibiesBlng in your new relation.  We; trust that you* and Mrs. Gell  may find these two chairs, which we  herewith present to you, fairly^ comfortable, and that, occasionally, as you  settle down into * them, your minds  may revert to those in Grace Church  who most highly esteem the work of  one who always does his part; very  faithfully atod effectively. It is our  earnest prayer, that your married life  may be very long, happy and useful.  Signed on behalf of the Bible CIssb  and Leagues,       -  FLETCHER ELLIOTT,  W. E. Aickin,  Presidents.  Vancouver, June 16th, 1911.  South Vancouver, June 19.���������The  council of South Vancouver municipality waited in a body on the B. C. electric. Railway management Monday  .morning with reference to the extension of car lines on Main street. Fraser  street and Westminster road.' As a result the company's engineer made a  tour of inspection of the routes, accompanied by Councillors Dickinson and  Third. Y  ******<W******t*********^ >  4,  i  9 ���������  (Burnaby Lake Vfew)  ^Fhe^ie^subdivision overlook-?.  :;  The members of the Alert Adult  Bible class, the Happy Harvesters  Young Ladies' Bible class, and the  Hustlers Young Men's Bible class, all  of the Mt. View Methodist Sunday  School, are going to Lynn Creek to  spend the day on June 22. As the result of a competition for the best  average attendance for the months of'  April and May the Alerts and Hustlers  are the guests of. the Young Ladies.  On July 13 the Mountain View Sunday School will hold their anual picnic at Bowen Island. All friends. and.  relatives of the children are tendered  a cordial invitation to come and help  give the children a good time.     ..t  Few stores in Vancouver can boast  of a more gratifying trade than Young  and Thompson, corner 26th avenue  and Main street. They are wide-awake  grocers and the people patronize them.  ing Burnaby Lake. Lots have 45  to 47# feet frontage, at $10.50  per Front foot, cleared.  We place the subdivision on  the market on terms of $100 cash,  and $15 per month Gall at the  office and get a plan and look over  the ground. This property is  only two blocks from car, three  blocks from school, streets wil) 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.  4  ���������  Exclusive Agents:  2343 MAIN ST.  Phone  Fairmount 497  ���������mn u tn m i ti in 11 I'M 1111 m i m 111 m i n i  ������������������#������������4������M������4^***������������*������������*t ' * ' '  ^++^++^0++^++.  if


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