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 #$3j  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  sur Option si a year  t? IN ADVANCE  5    ,A  ��������� .-3$  '���������������__  i>j|  VOLUME III  H. H. Stevens, Editor.  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, AUGUST 18, 1911.  No. 15  THE QUEBEC NATIONALIST  r We believe that tho present is an opportune  Itiine to-utter a word of warning re the French  ���������Canadian Nationalist of Quebec.  I The French Canadian people, a^ a people, are  [bright, energetic and thrifty and capable of bc-  Icorrfing eminently useful citizens. The French  ���������Canadian under the yoke of the Jesnitical-Triest-  Ihood of the Koman Church is another creature,  (rile at once becomes a mere tool in the hands of a  jlpseudo-religious political organization. An >r-  ifcanizatiou which has been thoroughly discredited  land denounced in nearly all the Roman Catholic  leountries of Europe.    '���������  ft' We'should not be charged with being guilty of  Iwnse to the Roman (Catholic Church because we  llpnounee the, Jesuits. We are simply doing what  unillions of members of that church are doing the  lyorld over. The difficulty is that this political,  lutrigueing. insinuating society has obtruded it-  lblf to an abnormal degree into our political life,  jlnd these circumstances demand some consideration,     y"   y y  They'left. forever, the impress of their baneful  lifluence upon the new provinces of the north-  jest iu denying them the right of controlling  keir educational systems and their saddling a  J_rnicious system of separate schools upon them,  flhey openly defied Manitoba to extend her bound-  ties, aud the Papal ablegate at Ottawa dictated  lie terms; upon which the Manitoba boundaries  |uld be'enlarged. viz.. separate schools. The  'test, move of oiir Jesuitical friends was a eare-  jfil canvass of the late parliament so as to find out  rcaetly where each member stood as to the  Iftrests of their church. As a result of this cau-  l_s everv man not known to be tractable^ ftnd  Ivorable'to the intrigues of the society will be  Iposed by them with all their subtle influence,  fin our opinion? if the Jesuits were expelled from  Inada as they Yhave been frpin France, Italy,  trtngal and other countries, the two races,  iiglo-Saxon'and. French Canadian, would soon  Icome assimilated and all the raeial feelings, now  1 keen, would disappear. .We have a great ad-  Jration for our French, brethren in Quebec, but  Ir the Jesuits-and their offspring, the National-  Is. we ean ehtertain no sympathy.  The time has arrived when public men must  Cognize the necessity of overcoming the racial  eiudice between' the two races, and the eliminate, of the line- of demarcation 'between them.  |s ean best be done by combating the influence  Ihe emissaries'of a foreign potentate and by asking to implant the great broad principles ot  ftaration of church aud state, and of public  Ication,  x  hicre is a'growing-distrust in Quebec of the  \rch authorities 'because of their tactics, aud  Bi it is a desire for better educational facilities  i more progressive'municipal'systems. This  lui encouraging sign and will, we hope, result  [counteracting the influence of the -Nationalist  ***************&tt~M**fryte   *.}^***************.y^*****   ****.z~l������Z********<^.'*tt~Z^***  V  ���������  3:  Reciprocity  I The Past, The Present, The Future���������Not Question of f  Party, But of National Life.  WATERED STOCK  s  Thirty years ago this would have been fair business for Canada,, as she was '$  then viewed, and as she viewed herself, among the nations. *'  The Canada of that day, as9vieweel by herself and others, was thought to be a |  ��������� ��������� narrow fringe of territory stretching across the continent and jammed up be- |  ��������� ��������� tween the Arctic regions, which were termed "The Great Lone Land/' "The Barren J  ��������������� "Land," etc., etc., on the one hand and the United States, then supposed to contain |  <��������� practically all of North America suitable for white, men's occupation, on the other. %  \\ When the prairie provinces began to be discovered by Canada, and the C. P. |  R. teas projected by Sir John A. MacDonald, those who remember the fight against $  j������ the construction, by "The Syndicate" will remember that the opposition cry. reiterated from every platform and in every opposition journal ivas "The prairie is not  fit for a goose pasture and the road will never pay for the axle grease of its rolling  stock.  The status of the Dominion was simply'that of a "Colony," and the ambition of  ��������������� the country looked higher. - ?  Then'it was a question as to whether Canada was of much real value to herself f  if left to sfand- alone, or to Britain if she' remained, a colony of the Motherland. %  Then the youth of Canada migrated naturally to the States to find a field of en- f  ter prise with chances of success. , K  Then, with transcontinental highways not built, with British markets only  slightly developed, with prairies, ^forests, fisheries, mines, in territories containing  the present prairie provinces and New.Ontario1, and in the great territories containing the several potential provinces yet to be created, all unoccupied and undeveloped,  it seemed desirable to'secure American help and enterprise to enable the Dominion  to do something to people and develop the habitable strip she then thought she possessed. ' ,..;���������-  | NOW���������  ��������� With the boundaries and resources of our great and infinitely valuable heritage  ::  t  ;; and magnificently payin/j,  -Now with the dignity of an associate nationhood with Britain and her cluster jr  of daughter nations ours,��������� ' *  Now with the world seeking closer commercial  .relations    with    us    without ������  $ %onus,���������  ; Now ivith the privilege of imperial federation as our birthright, ranking first  j* after the Motherland among that cluster of nations, containing a population nearly  ;; one-fourth of ihe earth's population, containing resources absolutely beyond cow-  ;; putation, and crowned with a prestige unknown by any other empire in any age������of  * the world's historu,  * __        <'.  r  ���������?  T  Now with capital seeking investment among ns from every civilized nation,���������  Now with immigration pouring in at every port of eni  LABOB ST������UGOX.B WTGJtBAT 3JUTAIN.  s  i N *  According to reports from. Great Britain over  } a million railway employees are on strike iu  lition to about J00.000 employees of other  Its, such:as carters, dockmen, etc. It is ctamied  fhe labor leaders that there is a fund ot $a.lOO.-  [ to help-tlie strikers. This may seem large,  lairead^over 7*5,000.000 has beeii lost in wages,  that tlireeYiiii-lious will only last a few days  [ar lis sustaining the men is concerned;  K would seem from'the reports to hand that  lish workmen had determined to 'enter .ou -a  [est at this time to finally settle, certain out-  liding grievances. The situation has become  [rave that troops are in.charge of many cen-  tbe presence of which has greatly aggravated  Already overstrained conditions of the popu-  jis useless for any government of a civilized  jitrv to-closeY-its eyes to the imperative need  tde'ohate labor legislation. Compulsorv arbi-  frtn of all labor disputes is absolutely essen-  ho the proper control of modern society. In  ft ion to this, all labor unions and employers'  Liatioii should ;be7 incorporated and subject, to  "ontrol of the Courts. Itns contended by some-s  loaders that-the labor interests ahvnys get  Ivorst of ni? iivbiti-aion; and they therefore re-  l+o"'bind themselves-tB abide by the decision,  'msiv ho s(������nie-tr'uth iii-this..-���������b.ut^thi.s/whole.  [ion must In'" evolved.'7 and ' it would..; be:  ' better if bo.tli sides were compelled to abide  he -decision of.-'o board of arbitration for. a  fl period, of say one year. It would then be  |eteut"-for either parties/to reopen��������� the qued-  ^islafiires umst talie"cognizance'.of ibis proband-ad iiist their, statute's sct.ttiat "justice may  .ne'^sf.lie.basis-.principle of sor-ial periiian-  lis the bright of evei^ man to "a .living."  Itio industrialyW7;eeo)ioniU7systenz 'wh-ieh de-  [his> inyvtiole or in'-,part7 ean long si'i'rviv  fiiadiiess to avoid it.  try on our boundaries-  jl and seaboard,���������  ������ Is this a time when an arrangement eon he consummated with profit hy us���������J  | which was again and again turned down cold a quarter of a century ago and since J  by the United States? -*. ������ -^^^7^^^^!������SC?-W?5ats���������^*lPP^f^,^8^  Tf;^ think not We shall vote NOT. ��������� "_ *^BS^'M^',J,a^  // twenty years ago, nnder'then conditions, tlie United States had reasons to  refuse Canada's application for reciprocity (and that these reasons do not now  Citist-there, the records of the United States senate' shows) , in the transformation  which has taken place in Canada in the hist fifteen years, those very reasons exist in  Canada to urge us now to turn their application down.  If, as President Taft ���������saytsf"Canud(titsl.wu.1 at.the parting of the ways" bit ween  | imperial federation with the most liberal dealers the world has ever known or aff'il- ������  ������ iation with the United States, which confessedly and professedly is the most selfish-X  ������ bnrgaincr.among the nations, loving.to play "heads I :win,fails you lose,"' t'lhen we ji  X-siioidd turn it down. .   f    '*'  ;������: If Champ Clark, a potentialI future' United- Slat es'P resident, is correct in saying %  $ thai it is his desire and aim to see. the United States flag floating from Panama \%  % to Bering Sea, and that this is a step towards it, we should Inm if down. ������  // Jim IIill is correct trhen he says reciprocity is valuable to the United Stales, %  not so much for irhat it gains for them as for*.what it prevents, namely,^"Imperial %  Federation," then we should turn it down. %  . If it^is true, as is now certain, that the Democrats will give freely all thai we%  % are paging the Be publican government so much to gain, then ire. should turn il'%  \ down. .��������� .  ���������    - . y-.j.  | JI matters little what men sif to do the- people's trill at Ot-laira, whether laurier %  ������ and"his���������'.'followers, termed Liberal, or Bonlen and his followers, termed 'Causerva- %  % tive ,-��������� the .per sonelle'''stands for little- to 'the coiui-J-ry, bill I heir arts do matter in tin- %  I il\eli/,and this act most of'"all..;  Therefore vote for the measure, not for men. at this %  % time.  ���������   ' ' \   ��������� ' '  !l      V" "      ' -��������� *  %" The traditions of party and the prejudices of pariy may]>e strong, hut the\wel- ������  % fare', of ihe country should .'be.stronger-.' Let-Ihe parly" rest at (his juncture, role ������  %'for the., measure. 7 Z  7' 'Tn ease we turn down reciprocity (ind make a mistake- by so doing.- our.ulmost"%  % loss j could be. counted in I he_ dollars riot carved by a small nmrgin of trade sink off. X  ������ I a ease ice curry reciprocity-.-nnd it .proves to be" tbe turning of the wan." as 7.  % President Taft believes and liopeskhuman judgment cannot (���������sh'-male Ihe t're;-we;id-.%  tons consequences which- we stand ''to suffer for such an error al this epoch-n.iuj'n'-ng-'X.  %..'crisis in our history. ... *  ��������������� TO are doing well.   V7c are coming into  our glorious  1.7rlh:rigiif   among   Ihe %  our  British.- nations, than wheh no destiny can he greater.  fjur special.offer on Page 6 of this  I avplies alike to New Subscribers and  fwals. :k Send. $1.00 M-ith name and  less.  Turn down this action whi(ch?,Ir. Taft bi-iieees.to. be ''the''partI'na of the trnns." X  X Let Uncle ^uni broaden his vision.   Let: him ajqiroacii the Km pi re as a, whole. X  -k*, and by seeling entrance into an Anglo-Say on zollverain.'sf reiif/i[hen"' (lie- hands of X  % the federation, instead of u'cake n in ()'��������� the, federal ion'now existing by .iregkeuinft our X  a bonds With the Empire, then we'among -others'-would ireicome <ioser relations: till X  % then let each in good will and good neighborhood walk, his path as ire are now X  t doing, attended on this side with a prosperity to which the United Stales is today %  % a. stranger. ���������kxvv>n       ���������*  It is a common practice in the flotation of small  companies, as in the organization of large mergers, to have a certain quantity of "watered  stock," or in other words stock with a purely -  paper or fictitious value. This practice has become the greatest curse of modern commercial and  industrial life. It is the underlying cause of the  high cost of living. It is one of the reasons for  high freight rates. It is responsible for the insolvency of innumerable companies and the consequent loss to the shai'eholders.  For instance, a meat combine is to be formed.  The first step is to arrange to buy up all the  smaller companies, for which it is customary to  give stock in the new concern. But as stock is an  easy thing to issue, and requires no currency,.  very often the price paid in stock is much in advance of the actual value of the property, thus  when the merger of. perhaps, a dozen or.more  companies is accomplished, the capital of the new  concern is many times the value of its assets. The v  next step is to secure business which will pay a  reasonable per cent, on the capital, and prices are  adjusted accordingly. For instance, the assets of  the concern may be only .$100,000. while its capital is .$500,000, then to pay 7 per cent, on the  capital it is necessary to earn 35 per cent, on the  actual amount invested. Now, it may happen that  some energetic public servant inquires into the  cause of the high price of meats, he is met with  conclusive evidence that the concern is only pay- -  ing 7 per cent, on its capitalization, and reports  accordingly, and the public are lulled to sleep"  with this knowledge and bidden to seek elsewhere" "  for the reason of "high cost/'  The same  argument applies to high, freighty,  rates.   These are compiled from the amount of *  dividends required op the M capital itock," irrespective of how or where that came from.   Again,  we are reasonably safe in saying that the "capital  .stock" of most transportation companies isoften . ..  unduly inflated and as a consequence the1, public  Yc  "iMMt pay.". .Then take a mining stock. - Per-    J  haps it was sold at 30- eents for a par value of  $1.00. or on the sale of. a million shares only,$I00,-  000 is realized, gross.   If the mine turns out' well  the stock immediately goes sky-rocketing and a  demand  is made for "dividends.''    Now.  then,- .  the demand is for a*large dividend on $1,000,000, '  the capital, not on $100,000. the amount invested.  We will suppo.c it is a coa! company and that a  reasonable demand is 6 per cent, return on the  investment.    Now,  then,  the wages of the men  (whicii is the chief item in the cost of coal mining) will be adjusted so as to pay������that dividend.  TV 6 per cent, dividend on the million would pay  60 per cent, on the .$100,000, but that is not considered.    If a labor dispute arises, the adjudication is made on the basis of the capability of the  mine to pay its owners a "dividend.'' on what?  Ms "capital." not its investment.   This course of  .irgument re the curse of "watered stock" can be  extended to almost all branches of trade and industry.   It-is the source of more unjust suffering  to the workers than any other single cause and at   ,-���������  the same time creates millionaires by the hundred.  A simple remedy for all this would be to compel all companies to sell their stock for cash at  par. and to make it'compulsory for such companies to show exactly where the capital thus secured has been expended.  , We believe that all capital legitimately invested  should have ;i reasonable .return, and iiu sound,  economic objection could be made to that claim,  but it is madness to-.expect that "mother earth"  will produce dividends on "watered stock",  amounting to. many times the. value-of the actual  investment. The trust or merger spectre would  soon be shorn of its terrors were such regulations":  put into".force. Many concerns which to-day  escape because they'pay only \\. 4 or 5 per cent,  would, if������������������ properly probed, reveal a condition altogether different from that which is generally  believed lo be tbe ease.  Nature is capable of .providing for all-in prodigality if given a chance, hut we have no right to  ask for returns on something which iii itself repre-  . senls no value.  THE CAMORRA.  It is. all.e<red by-stivue that 'the victims - of (lie  dual on Harris street a week ago last Sunday,  were slain by the !.la<-k Hand .Society. =.    .  Vancouver ".'cannot afford to -allow .sjirh organizations to uain any fooiboM here'ajuL^f-n"expense  'should he soared jo hriiiir to justice -those who.  are gniity'oj'such base cYnse--.  .The Ca'ijeiYa Y la vzky confined" io the -Italian  colony, hiii "cej-sioiiaiiy. ep^-rat'-s on o'-'i'.'r citizens  as well.' it-' \\\;'\\:\-<>v *. are 'I'^i^-ru^- criminals -who  are prepared: a! ;;ny aiomeni to e;>;;i;;et "In- niost  awful crime'- fur money <>r revenge. 'Then*, influence over '<������ [ h-'.T:-". not in l|i':> society is exceed ing! v-  strong and 1error';-:inir. 'Tim uulhorhiev jind'irreat  d'hieidt'v .:.:!��������� .securijig- ��������� ic'fornmrion     a^rrY? . ;inv  )n.''������'d-ers  if-'i-i1' o-viii.  to "fir-  i:ear of re-  ���������������    ���������    ���������,,*������������������ ���������"!#������%    -iVfii*ii*fi*n*iV    *******   *������  ��������� W.P.Q.  * * ��������� ��������� ������ *-_��������� ������������������������������������*������������������_��������� ��������� * ���������������������������������.*_.  ventre for rm/eaii/mr the whi-rcaboii'- .-���������!* any ���������guilty  Jiiein'-'cr. K.ven victims of their e!"mi;y refuse io  tell what 'they .know, realixing that if they survive, tbeir lives would he haunted by one continual dread..  The Police' authorities of the .Dominion, the  ���������provinces,and the-cities-sluudd co-operate in a: determined effort to'stamp out this desperate organization ofthe meanest and most unscruplous criminals living. t2  THE WESTERN CALL  *t3>^^������tt|������^lt|t^l<5>^l^M|KSl^������5l<JK|H|K|l^Kjl^C^<|l!|l     ^<JH&^>#,���������K������>4Kl,4K&^-,'f'^t^<i,^t4Ki,^,4^,4t���������,#  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15  PHONE: Fairmont 804  ������  1 YOUNG & YOUNG  I PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  | HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  I GENERAL REPAIRS.  % ,, . First-class work guaranteed.  1 Estimates Given  COR. 2lst arid WESTMINSTER AVE $  ***********���������������tVh*********^'<i>*      *tjHi.^KJ.tS^J>^Ki.^M2������<tHTJ^t^->���������������tiKE������**SM5>*S4  i Ihe PIONEER HARDWARE STORE\  Screen    Doors   and   Windows  Garden Tools, Bapco Pure Paint  5tumping   Powder   and   Land  Clearing  Tools.  CORNR OF FRASER np     r\ PHONE FAIR   j  AND FERRIS STS. I ���������   FOX MONT 1177-L *  *  *  *W^**^yZ^.M************   **************************  *99*99$*9*****************Q*******a**********^^  F. W. Hazlett Phones Fairmont1176 ������ S.Eagle  {  I The Hazlett  Real Estate I  LOANS  AND   INSURANCF 1  Cor. 15th Ave. and Westminster Rd. Vancouver, B. C |  Phone Fairmont 048      Always in Mt. Pleasant  j mx^M  ISRAEL'S   L03T  TRIBGG.  0EL!a!?IGi  PEOPL-..  Believing that the lost Mongolese  tribes may be found in the farthest''  north of Canada, Mr., Christian Leden,  the celebrated Polar explorer, and Mr.  riarald Thaulow, of Christinia, are in  the city en route to the wildest and  most uncivilized portion of7 the l)o-  minion. The trip will not be limited  only to investigating the habits'and  antecedents of really uncivilized ved-  men of the north, but it is believed to  be within the range of possibilities  tiiat a,new passage through tue Arctic  Sae may be discovered a discovery  which would lead to new. ways.anu  means of intercourse with the Asiatic  nations. . ,        .  The object of their trip is to hunt  Indians, not with powder and shot,  but with cameras, cinenietograph- uiu-,  chines and phonographs in much the  same way that wiiu annnais ue Hub  known have been btiadowed Dy i_rnest  Tuo_np_on->5eion. 'ihe king and  queen of Norwuy approve of. the expedition and have lent their royal  patronage. The University of Chris- ���������  tiania and the Ethnographic Museum  of Berlin are also in sympathy with:  this Polar idea and have commissioned Mr. Leden, who is the general of  the campaign, to find out things for  them. , '   , 7.     !  It is Mr. Lenden's theory that theie  is  a   racial  connection  between the,  Indians  who  are  above * and  beyond'  the  Great Lakes and    the Esquimo.  >t  is  not civilizeu  indians  that we  want   to   study,"   saiu   i������__.   ^uaulow,  "but  the uncivilized  ones.    Not the  Indian   who  lives  on  the  border of  civilization, who has a taste7 for Phil-7  lip Morris cigarettes and appreciates  silk  socks,   but  ones  which  nobody j  knows anything about.   And we hope  to   find  out."     From   Montreal  they j  will travel by C. P. R. straight to Ed-i  mon ton,   from  there  on  and  on up  the  Athabaska   river  and- "sea," as  Mr. Thaulow called the lake, up and\  across the Great Slave river and lak������  into the northeast end of the country.  MOVING THE CANADIAN CROP.  Stand���������Mam and Broadway  '���������---'.���������'-��������� ��������� ': :"U   ���������  Phone - Fairmont 045  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on   ;  ITRIMPLE & NORRIS  Cor. ^roadway and Wiestminster Road  Some ideai of the magnitude of the  task yearly undertaken by the C.P.;  R. and other western roads In handling the grain crop of the wheat provinces can be formed from an estimate of the number of cars required  | for tb's traffic. A few years ago it  was. found that Canadian Pacific cars  sufficient to handle the wheat for:the  season would fill the main.- line if torn  Elkhorn, near the western boundary  of the Province of Manitoba, to Winnipeg, 2.00 miles. Applying the same  methods in disposing of the 144,000,-  000.bushels of wheat farmed in 1909,  it is found that, loaded into standard  thousapd-bushel cars, the trackage  yvered would be 933 miles, practically the distance between Winnipeg  and Banff. Reckoning for the total  crop of the Canadian West, as reported by the Dominion Government, the  number pf cars required would be 354,-  000, which^ if put on the C. P. R. track  at the same time, fould black the line  from Montreal to North Bend, British  Columbia���������nearly across the continent...  f f ���������!������������������ ���������!��������������� 't-������ ^������������������*������4i,.������������^������^������������������������������Hi ���������^^���������������Hh������������H>HwH^H'������v������'I'������'I'*'I'������  **************************   ********************.....'******  PROPRIETORS: *  cTVtcGOWEN *  0% SALTER^ |  i  PHONE  4>     FAIRMONT  510  ..  .4  :. .  ��������� ���������*  HQTiCEI  THE DON lee Cream Parlor   I  ''���������'.- ������ ������������������*  Is now doing business at *  2648 MAIN STR, 2nd Store from Corner llth Ave. |  where your patronage will be appreciated: ���������>  SUMMER  SPECIALTIES ������  +    CREAM. MILK, BUTTERMILK and CREAMERY BUTTER FRESH   *  DAILY.        A FULL LINE OF CIGARS, CIGARETTES, X  and TOBACCO.    Agents for Woman's Bakery. s*  4������hh~x~h*-x~x~>*>->*X"^>v'-^>'X~:~:* ^������������������>*x������^-:������-x:-v������><������.X'^x~x~x~x~:'*:-  The Buffalo Grocery  , KEEPS IN THE LEAD 0>  Vancouver's   Forward  Movement  .DISEASEiSeREADIJiGyPWOMS.  . According to Dr. Laberge, civic  health officer, diseases of the most  virulent and contagious nature lurk  in the harmless looking transmitters  of the public service telephones and  in the interest of public health, the  doctor has made a report on the subject to the Board of Control with a  view to the provision of some legislation Rooking towards the sanitation  of these instruments.  People suffering from tuberculosis  and kindred other dreadful diseases  Dr. Laberge said, were just as ready  and likely to use the telephone as  anyone, consequently it, was hi?h time  that something was done to remeiry  conditions.  The thorough washing and cleaning  daily of all telephones was one of the  principal measures in this respect  suggested by Dr.. Laberge.  NEW  ZEALAND.  Fresh Grocc7ies. Fruits,  Vegetables,   Provisions,   Eggs  Butter, Etc.  AT LOWEST PRICES.  T!he Hon. .1. A. .Millar, .Minister of  Railways and Acting Finance Minister, announces that the results of the  financial year, ended, on March 31st  last, show a surplus of ,C583,4S_.  There had been transferred from revenue to the Public Works Fund .CSOO,-  000. The revenue for the year was  .���������������10,'.297,0_3. During'-' the year the  railways had earned ������4 Is 3d per  cent, interest on the capital expended  on-them.  Quaint Methods of the Early Days of.  .'       New England.  In the early days of tbe settlement of  New England the'custom of sending  packages by neighbors who journeyed  to different parts of the country was  an established one. The notebook of  Schoolmaster Joseph Hawley of Northampton, Mass., when be started on a  trip to Boston was tilled with such  varied items as: "Captain Partridge, a  dial and a dish kettle;" "Son Joseph,  speckled.red ribbon, whistles, buckles  and fishhooks;" "A'shilling, worth of  plumb and spice;" "Tv������ psalters, a bason and a quart pot." In "Old Paths  and Legends of the New England Border" Katberin. M. Abbott says that It  ts-as the same even'as late as Judge  Lyman's day. His daughter, M.3.  Lesley, writes of it in "Recollections of  My Mother:"  There were no expresses- then, and  Bo'when it was known In the village  of Northampton that Judge and Mrs.  Lyman were goiuy to Boston���������and they  always took pains to make it known���������  a throng of neighbors were comlug ln  the whole evening before not oiily to  take an affectionate leave, but to bring  parcels of every size and shape and  commissions "of every variety.  One came with a dress she wanted  to send to a daughter at school; one  brought patterns of dry goods, with a  request that Mrs. Lyman would purchase and br&g home dresses for a  family of five. A.ud would she go te  the orphan asylum and see if a good  child of ten could be bound out to another neighbor? Would Mrs. Lyman  bring the child hack with her?  The neighbors walked Into the library,7 wbere the packing was going  oh. and- when all- the family trunks  werefllied my father called out heartily, "Here; Hiram, i-ring dowu another  trunk from the garret���������the largest yoa  can find���������to bold all these parcels!"  A little boy^ came timidly in with a  'bundle nearly us large as himself, and  "Would this bevtpo large for Mrs. Lyman to carry to grandmother?"  "No. indeed. Tell your mother I'll  carry anything short of a cooking  stove." ������������������---:���������      '-).  "Another trunk. Hiratu.'' said my father.-'"and ask tht* ���������drlvw to wait flva  ���������nilnutes.y       ...._. -.-���������..-;  ���������Those'-, were the times when people  could wait ,tive miuntes for a family so  well klip wn and liHoved. Our driver  had only to whip up his horses a llttl*  TasteivV .-7kk^������:k ^  Curious -'"-Incideni:   In   the   Career   of  NovelirtYCrockett.  7 S R Cr������(:kct!: Hit"-'novelist, told a  rather remurkiil>i*v story ~vt au lucldent  that ���������befell liiiaiu ihls early writing  days, before taint' ^aud' fortune had  come to hiiii iihd! while tie struggltHj  on for a living. At that time he was  obliged to -writ*, for very small sums  Indeed, and anions the. publications to  which lie ccmtriliu'**d <-oluniu������ stud half  columns was thf St '.lamesV iJazette,  a London |)euiiy������'V������Mii'.g uewspaper  One umrulng the postman brought to  Mr. Crockett..'n U'tter from the editor  of tlie; St. Yhuiit's" (iazette containing  a sniall7t;Jit������(k iis payment f*������r ������ contribution 7 Mr V-'jwkett knew that  nothing was due to him. that he had  heen paid U>r all bis articles.'-and re-  ���������uarkab'.e iiiMri- be tlld the check u������> iu  an exjilanatory Hfite.nnd returiied'it ti  the etlitor  The next d.iy hack came the caecU  "rom the edi'.or remarkable man ���������  with a notp sayiiiji It was due. The  St. 'Jrtmes\'-<J:!7.et'o had published au  article from IV ptsn'of Mr Crockett  whicii liijid ������:)t> l;eea paid for; hcim  ~Hie^<hei-k������������������=A?:;kl^^!r^--Crock������^tt^ if_  ,'iriarkable' mail - returned the check  '.nil still, the remarkable .editor ..refor-  ���������vaided it. thi;; time with the article  ���������lit <tut of -the cohnnns. .of-'.the St  laiiu������������' <!a',:(������tte. '  7No\y.- cqiues tin* ciirions feature of  ihe'incident.- When Mr. 'CrtH-kett ���������flapped, c.-cs <^n t'.H* i'.'.-tlcle. he was aston  ished to tlutl it one of his 'dreams  inaterhtlined Cue night, going to bed  extra tired, lie dreamed that a good  i !e:t tor a St. Ja::ies' Cazette column  'in '.1 occurred to "him: that lie then ano  hen-Vat down, wrote it 'and posted it  Vexi i'tmr:ii::s lie ret.ueinbered hi;1  Ue.im I'.'.ul i;iii;'c up his mind souk-  (lay ti. write the. artlfle exactly as h<'  i!to:t:::c.l lie had written it. when. t>  his ji-t<>:ii.!ii:n������:it. came article au-.i  clipck fr������ii:i tlie iH'-vspaper Few wril  ers faru.checks' while asleep.  A Gco_ Derni'icn.  A. foreign jtiun'.al s.sys t1_.it a sma!--  tiov   v.-'ii'  hail   I'Ci'ii  pl;������yini:  nearly ,al:  day v.- ill :i newly arrhed ���������'acijuai'itai!'''  of  Hie  f.-iinily.  M��������� fi'nt:e!'.i::ii   who-b"'  nearly n������.-!clu".1 his lif*.:<>:!i yeaivs.-iid"'<  his   fa'heiY wheiY the   ^eii:le:<.iau   ha  i sciie fi'.viiy":   . :  "V.''!cu' will, that young .man com  again"'" ;  ������ ���������  '"Young iii-in!*' exc;lnir.ii������d the fathe: .  ���������'He's   older .than   1   :i:u'   ; Will   yo:  p!e:i������e   tell   i;:e   what   "a   young   mar.  n:e:::!s to yonV"  "V.'hy. ii you:i-r iiian.'-' answered-fh  hoy -a yne:>__ man is one'that has :  gocd time!"  Cor. Park Crive and 14th Avenue     |  ���������J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.    PPNE. Fairmont 10338       j  7"'" *  '      ,,|,||lll '!��������� '**     ���������-������������������-----���������--���������������������������     ....   4.  PORCUPINE GOLD  FOR CANADIAN  'MINT.  A beginning has been made with  the issue of the Canadian gold coinage at the branch of the Royal Mint  in Ottawa.-and the first 10,000 five:  dollar pieces struck have been made  from $55,000 worth of gold produced  at the Hollinper mine in the Porcupine gold field of Ontario.  :-':-.r   yaoa'.  "1   am   not. a: 7t'l   certain."  said  th  fatVI".", "that   my .-daiiirliter   lovps  yo  F'.'.f^'-!:"?'!',- ��������� *<>.   r:!'T:,!'t .i'li'   ill    ilUfilp:  in^'h:*r to '.o'tr ke >;ii:i'������ fo'- 'Ife "  "V.>>!1." rcTi'ied f'ie yo!:i!-r. i:ian. ")v>:  ��������� hap::.''"ou ini'ven't liad the >-a:ne r.dvai;  tns?s for������������������'o'-'i'serviirj thinsrs t'.tat I have.  Very  Little Jar.  Prospective     Buyer      .leavens!       1  must: I'i- :i   terrib'e expi������r:euce  to  ru  over   a   liiiisia'i   l>ein._:!     Auto'*nemo:i  rtrafor isi'iiluijrlyj- Not with this mak<  ,>f far.'.niy !m>v    it's eouioped with tin  ���������ip������t -hock  atisoviicr on  tbe market  In-'I'-n Life Y_  ,^~.^<^ri<~&.'<****************. .********'.'*''.���������'���������.���������****  i-*********  *  ans  Photographic  Supplies  New stock of Cameras, Papers and  Chemicals at tlie  DRiSME  7 (LePatouuel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Ave. & Main St. IJione: Fairmont 565  *  ���������  X  *-  *  *,  *  *  %  %  t  I1  t  ���������  ���������  ���������-*  *  t  I  '*************************^ *^\<<<'***f\-"Z<<<"><<^^  Iprof.'cowan1  Ik, EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Autkoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00. No class lessons   Musicians supplies of every description.  | COWAN'S UP-TO DATE IISICLSTCJIE  28J.5 Westminster A vim ue n(WMh  ���������>:.  '.:*���������'���������".'.".' ."-.������������������': y ���������<:'���������'' ' y ���������   *    " 7-k''        ,,-y.Y:-   &  I  3127AVestmiiister RcL Phone r Fairm6nt &68   I  | FURNACE WQRK A SPECIALTY.  ���������\ -   '���������' '-'.'���������;.. "77v ���������'������������������.������������������ Y' "���������'-:.���������-. _��������� 7-:7 ';���������<:... :kkk....    -"'-.,  x   C.  Errington C. Magnone  *********.'i>*********>l>*.y**** ���������:������������������'������������������������������������ ��������� * ���������->v!rX~:--:->.-:-'X--x������-K'������M^<-*:*  coev������������c*iT ������������((������  "Until the short, dark day? of winte ?  Why ik t he e you) phot*. rap. mt de  row whtn the day_ are longer anu  biightei. Satisftctkn is guaranteed  at  _   LwiElECRP.'S   THE  JVtCUNT  FLPASA^ STUCIO  On the Corner of Main an������l Broadway '  PHONE: Falmicnt 536.U  % %  The.best stock of ARMS, J  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, %  %  i and SPORTING GOODS  can f  't i'  f be found at the store of ..,        f 1  *  Gifts Fit tO(  a Grldo  Our Beauiiful Showing oj  Cut Olass ar.d Sflverwari  is cne of the finest disj  plays in the city.  quautt  Is our tirsT. recommendation  in offering THESE goods.  Every article is of the best,  ' made and guaranteed by-  Rep u t a b 1 e Manufacturers.  Our Prices are Rightfl  J!  I Chas. E. Tisdall \  \  618-620 Hastings St.  **9*9*9*9***************A  GEO. 0. BIGaEI  JEWELLER   AND  OPTICIAN  143 Hastings St.,  'l'*****************K~l>***'.    *********'.  Good Load  First-Class Fir Mill Wood  W. D. Betts, City< Hdghts  Has arranged for the full output of W.. H. DAY CO.'S  MILL on Ferris Road and is able to stpply first-class Fir  ,;   Wood promptly at moderate prices.    ' * *������  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN IN SALT WATER.  Phone: Fairmont 789V, Residence: 4516 John Street  CITY HEIGHTS P. 0.  18  [<*<1 H''i'l*l H.'t 1"- 11������I"I"|������> *l< *l** *************** llHlilll r "-7 '"'*'%"  ���������''a   f   ������'*  A   A ' " H  THE WESTERN, CALL  *  t  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  3'  TORONTO  FURNITURE   STORE  3334 Westminster Avenue.  We are receiving daily  New Spring Goods  | We aae showing some/?  | niftyJTliiies in Dressers, *  * Buiffets,   Dining  Room *  * -yyy :Sets. -      -   -   ' ���������  *' -   -  a-    ' A  *.'���������������������������'���������''-���������    - A, complete line of a  ���������*' Linoleum's, -Carpet Squares, etc. y  X Drop  in and; inspect our goods; *:*  ���������4* This is whfere" you: get  a  square -;.  ���������*.'-���������: 71   7 deal.    ' *  ���������  M. H. COWAN  ���������h~h~>***':^  ********^******^**********  -..DEALERS IN ...  * 12ay^ Grain, Flour,  Feed,  f Coal and Wood f  MAIN ST.  BETWEEN 2*lh aad 27th AVES.  PHONE 69>t7  We sell  an i deliver at  Lowes  Prices and Short Notice,  9~999******************  GASH Gr6c6irs  Provision  rierchants  Qyr business has  grown from small  beginnings to its  present proportions  wholly on the merit  of our goods.  if  MT.. PLEAS ANT CHURCH  Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St.  PtSxroday Services���������Public worship at 11  "a.m. and 7:00 p.m.   Sunday School and  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.,  Bev. 3. W. Woodside, M A.. Pa������tor  ���������     170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. B3-48. ,  9A*PT"OT  'MT.  PLEASANT  BAPTIST  CHURCH'  Cor.  10th Ave. and Quebec- St. _  8. Everton,  B.A., Pastor  250 13th Ave. E. ���������  I Preaching  Services���������11   a.m.    and. 7:30  f,       p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  CENTRA^  BAPTIST  CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  ���������Services���������Preaching at ll a.m. and 7;30  p.m.     Sunday- School   at .2:30   p.m.;%  YRev7 P. Clifton Parker. M.A., Pastors  -v-        .;---.- ;   llth Ave. W.    ���������"' ��������� -'k-.k-k---  Y MT   PLEASANT CHURCH  .   -      Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  lervices���������Preaching  at  11  a:m. ..and  at  7.00   p.m.     Sunday. School   and   Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m.  aev. W.  Lashiey, Hall.  B.A.B.D.. Pastor  Parsonage,   t23   Eleventh  Ave^ W.nupju  Farsonage; 123 llth Ave. W.    Tele. 3624,  Evensong: at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday.  Trinity .Methodist, Church, Seventh  Jive. E.. l)etween, Park Drive and Victoria Drive;; Pastor. Rev. A; at: Sanford.  3 A, 13.D. ������������������ Public "Worship,'- Sunday, at  It a.m. and" p.m. Sabbath School; at  1:45 a.m. during summer months. Jlid-  Veeh rallv on Wednesday at 8 p.nu  AVO&XCAir "-Y--.7  ST   MICHAEL'STCHURCH      .  Cor. 9th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  Services���������Morning1 Prayer at 11 a.m. :.,  Sunday School and Bible Class at 2:30 p. m..  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p. m-     't.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a. m.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11=00 a. tn-  Rev.G. H. Wilson,. Rector        .  lectory.  Cor.   8th  Ave.  and  Prince Edward St.    Tele. L3543.  KATTOft OAT IAWTI  tEORGANIZEP  CHURCH OF CHRIST  1370 10th Aveniie. East.  |fervices~Every   Sunday   evening,   at   8  o'clock.    Sunday School at 7. o'clock.  ,      I. McMULLEN. Elukk "  |DEI������B������������JB������T_p������D5������   OF   ODP-  VlBUiOWS  MT.   PLEASANT   LODGE  NO.   19  '_feets-   every   Tuesday   at   8   p.m.   IB  I.O.O.l'Y   Hall.   Westminster   Ave,, # Mt  pleasant     Sojourning brethren cordially  Hvlted to attend.  ?. P. McKENZIE. N. p.; 452 - lOthAvc.. East  .T. C. DAVIS. V. G.. 1231 Homer Street  S,  Sewell.  Rec. , Secy.,. 481   7th avenue  St. .      "���������  '- -   '���������  X.OTAX. (UUUrOE X.ODCHB  MT.  PLEASANT  L.  O.  L.  NO  1842  1 Meets   the   1st  and  3rd   Thursdays  of  .kch month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall.  Bl visiting brethren cordially welcome.  ]H. Birmingham, W.M., 477 7th" Ave.  ast.        '7-  fc.'.M. Howes, Sec,   393   10th   Ave.  Bt.       ��������� :     i ���������'   -  TOMAN'S BAKERY  ,ND CONFECTIONERY  Ice Cream and Soft Drinks  [. COUSINS, ������������*NC������ 6 i5 Broadway,  IflCK BROS. Undertaters  Open Day and Night  'ICE and CHAPEL  iGrMTflleSt. PboneSeynor 1212  Of all kinds better . than  can be found anywhere in  this city.  Vegetables  In great variety.   Our  supply  is  Fresh Daily,,  and the Quality Uriex-.  "*   ..>      v celled.  We spare neither money  nor labor to make our house  the best in Vancouver  Our reputation is  Milt on Honor and  produce. We buy  the best and thus  ase  our  many  patrons, j V  Our  To get the benefit of our specials,  come on  and Saturday.  Cash    Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THE ADDRESS  Cor. 26fli & Main  We Live to Serve  Phone: Fairmont 784  TANNING   OP   LEATHE.H.      j  it Is Probably thf  Most Ancient of Alt I  the Arts. \  landing ot km thei is proha'il-i thf  >lde*-t ot ilil .ill'. Ag'ieiiltuie I*, llu'  illl.l one that Would ti.lve ji i-liailte ot  I'uinpetititxi. tun tin* |>i oli.ilnlitii'.s are  that cold, we.ithet taught the. hrst Intel ;  iigent anthropoid ape to mme' smith or |  cOvei himself with skins. Without tan- ;  ning the raw hides would soon stiffen i  and in damp weather would rot and j  heroine uuhearahle because of their i  idors. 'Probably about the period ot th*������ j  troglodytes, or we men. the art ,had I  Its Inception, and lijjli't heitj is, to -b* j  stated one of the most curious fea- j  tnres of the art- namely, thai, while j  tvery other art has ndvaiii ed.: the |  methods employed by most tJiiiiij?;ns-t6- |  da.y are quite similar to those Yisedlu ���������  the time of Herodotus, a writer who j  has told us more aboiilI the World us j  he found it than has uby historian who ,  succeeded linn -..',. r    t.--' j  Herodotus says" he found the Afri- j  cans wearing skiiu* for clotliiiiR. a remarkable statement about the |>eo|>|<?  of a country iu whieu the theriuotneter  rarely ������oes below 100.'desrees !���������*. The  Phoenicians used talined leather for  the outsides of ships with which they  / ���������-. -..���������������������������.:������������������.��������������������������� -    J  fearlessly uavigated every sipnire mile ;  of tbe sea of all autiqiiitjr.   K.-iby Ionian |  leather workers were respected in the j  time of buvid of Judea.   Hnssia leather has  held  a   proud  place Mince  the j  first century of *>ur era.   Dyed uiara '  quio  leather  from   Astrakhan, at  the  mouth of tbe Volga, made from gout  skins, is famous tbe world over for the !  beauty  of   Its   red   and  yellow   dyes: [  Then there is the shagreen of Tartary  and Aruieuia,  made of only a small i  piece of ass' skin,  a  square of  twe  feet. Just over jbe tail. Y |  To me the iiMWt memorable thing i  uaw at Tangier,   Morocco,  was a "fa-  uioua tannery  that dated back to tbe  period preceding tbe Arabic invasion  of  Europe.    For  some  of   tbe   tlueat  grades a man was treading tbe skins  Id a  rat  barefooted     He  waa some  wretched  outcast   picked   up  oo  tht \  streets and In need of* a few copper j  coins to save bim from starvation. Tbe j  guide told me tbat.an bour among the ,  mineral and  vegetable acids In  tbat |  vat would cause tbe skin to peel froip '  bis feet and legs as If the- flesh bad,  been boiled. As hospitals are unknown ,  tn Tangier, this seemed a serious pro*, i  pect for the poor wretch. This incident  recalled tbe unfortunate mules st Gua-  najuata and In other places of Mexico }  tbat are put into tbe cyanide tanks to;,  separate the silver by tramping.   The t  poor brutes soon lose tbeir hoofs and  have to be shot. <\  Morocco   leather   Is   made - of.  goat*  skins, dyed, upon tbeir outer surfaces! ^  Not until the middle,of tbe eighteenth\  century   "as  the  art  introduced  into.  Prance,  where the  highest grades of,  Morocco   leather   tire   made   in   tbe&e  days.   But, most  travelers are gboivrV;  books iu the Vatican at Home and in ,  the   Royal   library   at   Madrid. bound.j  early in 1700 that are in fine conditiou; j  Dyeing leather red is the most difficult  ������f all arts in treating skins. The color-;  requires some mysterious mordant tqY  fix it, and not a dyer between Mog.V j  dore and Aleppo will give up the se-j  cret..    ���������.   ������ ���������:.- . i^.--  SLOW  PROMOTION.  The Struggle to  Become a Captain of  an Atlantic Liner.  Promotion in the transatlantic lines  i- -low .mil theie are more deservinj;  ind qualified < a (ululates than positlous  fOI    tlll'lll  Proiialiji tlie Yiptam h.i^ been in tbe  <anie liui- since lie begun as a fourth  iliicei wheii lie. vyas.a'. ve'ryyouiis man  Kef ot e . thai In- j)i list .ha'ye had \. some  ;xpei:ieuce jiY .sailing/.' shii������s and ' ac-  ipiired at least /./ii17./'mate's' certilicate  On in.iii.v ot/tin ���������/.great transatlantic"  iners ail the7otiii:ers are holders ot  uasters- certitiiiHe.s. and thus,some of  thefii. aitiiougli atthe bottom so far as  iVtuai position goes, are certified by  ���������compeii'iii. exaiuiu'ers in seainanship  ind ti.-iligation to be qualified for the  7.(?l������ -.':������������������. ' -   .-'.- ;' '"       ���������'.-.   '  There  are si������������   or  seven   navigating  Tjtlicers inidei   tlie captain  in  the^big-  gest   ships, .atiij e.-K-li aspires rb  be a  captain  hiiiiseit   in  time     Progress is  labyrinthine   in   this   profession',   how-  *ver. .The ships 'themselves a're graded  . ts well as the ineii  Siiptiose you have risen to tie chief  .ofliee'r iu. one of the-inferior vessels of  the Sleet: the captain dies or retires;  his place is7iii������i7g:iveii to you. but to  the chief dtticer of the eotiuiMHlore ship  of the iiue. iiiul yon ate merely transferred, without change of rank, to ii,  better ship l-'rom: that ship you pass-  to a better and a berter until the slow  ind wearying progress leads you after  scores ot vo.itug-s.aud anxious experiences Hi i.lje titfni Atlantic in the fogs  >f summer and the hurricanes of winter, to the comiiioiloiv ship The command ot hei -^conies vacant, bin it is  bot.yet for you. .You are promoted to  a captaincy���������to the capiaiucy of tbe  'east iniporiaiit ship of the line But.  although. you. a ie sen t do wn from the  .top of one laddei7Yii7is ,to climb another, and you are little inclined to  ���������omplain.  ���������������������������'���������'���������';.,. .'-y.:.  Then. If there ts nothing against you.  tf you avoid accidents and it the own  srs approve ot you in all ways, you  wilt in auothei ten years oi so have  nad command of intermediate ships  ind at last have risen to the newest  dnest aud fastest By this time you  ire likely to lie verging on middle age  or beyond it, aud the next step will  be toward tbe limit at which you must  retire, leaving the climbing to others,  some of whom may never reach the  top. noni though it seems.  Favor plays no part in advancement  tt sea. All' the lines keep to those of  tbeir owu officers Whose ability and  fidelity are proted and promote tbem*  witb few exceptions, in tbe rotation J  have dem-rilied The captains are ali  men who have risen -in tbe Iiue tbey  serve, and happily no usurpation by  .insiders is evet heard of.-William B  Kideiug in Youth's Companion.  *  i Willoughby's  Cash  Grocery  | Cor, llth Ave, and St. Catherines St. Phone Fairmont 1321  $   FRESH GROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS.. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,  &   ���������'������������������ . \  and .FRUITS. , /. "77/ .*77y.yy;: _  V ��������� ' ���������'- ,-^;y-'--.v-\7-'-;"  * TOBACCO, CIGARS and .CIGARETTES. 77 ,  a   Courteous   Treatment.   Good   ServiceY Prompt    Deliveryv and;  * '���������:* Reasonable Prices. Y  J  Y  * ������������������"-'������������������"���������_ ���������'���������/...��������� ���������'..-'.      . ���������'���������. .'. ��������� ;';.-���������'������������������-.���������." ���������; ������������������ '���������������������������.������������������    ":-77:r  -7'.^-:::  **.Z"Z<*************.1"Z<<"1~><~^ *<<<~:<<*<~z^*******^^^  >*y >-tc-+ ^_r I  ������������������ -ki^fMk r*  i-rrfidS  ^.jrtg^^l^^^^^^^Kj^Mrj^HlK^tri.lt^^^,    tj|^^t^K^K^l^K|^t^,l|t^t^l^t^^< $, -fyg. ^ j> # .  '���������^���������"������������������P  Plumbing and Gasflfflng  Careful Attention Given io ali Work   t  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  I       S. S. Montgomery  I    3129 Westminster Rd..,-     Phone: Fairmont782w|  ***^>**^>*****^>*****ti>*<i><i>**** ���������������������������������������������������������������������>���������������. ���������������������������������������������������fl|if������4#������fi^  M  ****^********^***********  ************************* >  E  & COMPANY  Is Headquarters for  Screen Door^M  Also the  i/  Wendell Phillips and Blaine.  When Wendell Phillips was last iii  Washington be was /or a few minutes  on the floor of the' United States sea-  ������te, surrounded by a group of senators,  among whom was Senator James G.  Blaine, always a favorite with Mr.  Fbillips. It so happened that a few  '"'weelis'bef^ore"tbis~ti^m^Mr7"Blaii_e io  presenting to congress the statue of  Governor King, nrst governor of  Maine, to be placed in the rotunda ot  the capitol, bad commented severely on  tbe loyalty of Massachusetts and espe.  cially the Federalist party during the  wrar with Great Britain in 18J2.  Of this party tlie father of Wendell  Phillips, John Phillips, was a conspicuous member. When Blaine's speech  was made, Dawes and Hoar were senators from Massachusetts, and tbey both  essayed some sort of an impromptu reply thereto, but did themselves little  credit in parrying the thrusts of  Biaine's gtitterins rapier.  So when Wendell Phillips met Blaine  on this occasion lie said to biiu laughingly. "I wish I had heen a member of  this body lor about mi hour tbe other  day when you made that siieecb at*  tacking the Mas-achusetts Federalists."  "Ah," said Mr Blaine, witb that  ready wit which never deserted him,  "if you had been here I shouldn't bava  made that sjH>ech."���������Exchange.  "tht Powtr of a Song.  Mine Marchesi. speaking of the pow  efot son;;., said. "I was singing at Ed  inlmrjrh. where I have very yood  friend* in the heart, mastei ot a big pub  lie school and hfc*wife, and it 'was ar  niuged thilt I shrfwfd have supper with  them after the riinieert.' One of my  soitifs was I.andon liouald's 'Peace and:  Rest.' the idea of which is two lovers  not separated'by death, but lyjng to  gether iu the same tomb. When 1  ,?aine to supper with my friends my  -bu-t.sakl to.'Uie; 'Ah, Mme. Marchesi,  that song you sang, "Peace and Rest."  had a great effect upon tne. 1 never  thought before ot my wife and I being  separated by death'-I did not wonder  at this.' for he is a most happy man,  full of joy of life���������'but since 1 heard  you sing that song I have been thinking  hard, aud tomorrow 1 am going to buy  a family vault. I scarcely knew  whether to laugh or lo cry. but in tbe  Th������ Horn* of Edam Cheoso.  The uortheni part of Holland Is the  ���������eat of the fcdam cheese industry. In  making tbe Edam cheese fresb cows'  milk is carefully stniiued and tbe rennet added. As soon as the milk curdles  the wbey is drawn off. aud the card,  thoroughly kneaded. Is pressed into  molds. This process is repeated until  the whey has all been extracted and  the curd is comparatively dry. It is  then wrapped in a linen clotb and kept  for teu or twelve days until quite solid.  Then tbe cloth is removed and the  cheese put into salt lye. Afterward, a  little more dry salt is sprinkled on the  cheese until the maker thinks it is salt  enough to insure its keeping. It is next  put into a vessel and washed witb  whey aud scraped to remove the white  crust. It is next carried into a cool  room and laid on shelves, where it is  freqnently turned. The ripening process lasts from two to three months,  the round balls growing the fine yellow  or reddish color peculiar to Edam  cheese. The cheeses intended to be e*  ported to this country are rendered still  aere Itrllltaat by dyeinf the rind witfe  ��������� vegiuM* d/t. '    ;.  end ~\vF~aI T la FighwlY YSndlm're ly ~ th is  would be hard to beat tor an example  of 'what a song can do' "    , , ..7  :  Thin Glass and Thick.  Glass is a substiince that we cannot  figure the strength of as we can a  great many other things with wbicb  we are familiar. It varies greatly in  itself. The-strongest glass, as a rule,  breaks into the greatest number of  fragments. Comparing the strength of  thin glass with thi'-U. the former is relatively the stronger This is a thing  very often lost siylit of Then, again, as  to the difference "lictweeii rough plate  ind polished plate, we find polished  plate the stronger, This is perhaps to  l>e attributed to the7'fact that all these  very line surface hair cracks are polished out. These only go into tlie glass  lo a certain depth, and when they are  nil or nearly all polished und ground  off there is less cbatii-e for some of  tbem to form the basis of a crack, and  thereby the "glass is increased In  ���������strength . Tests have been made, and  ���������some formulae have been arrived at.  As was to be exjiecied; they show very  irregular results as to tbe, strength of  irlass.  Sherwin-Williams Paint  Made to Paint Buildings with.  Cor. 16th Aye. lid M#n Str,  i  I Branch Store:  I Comer Fraser and Miles Avenues -  it  ::  <s>  PHONE: Fairmont820t  tjHiHiM^t^IjHtljJjlSllfalJlttjW^^lWKtKjv^^J^V^HtviJrfj^   - .J^'^^I.J^.J^.J^I.J^I.J.iJi.J^I^^.J^J^I^AJh ���������  ^Stfp^.*<tH&^<J.4������*.^.^HK?,1������>#HjHj������^.<������^������,^      ***************%^+++#ty}^  I THE HOUSE OF WAU-PAPCR |  ���������*:���������'���������' Phone: Fairmont 1243 I  |   To make room for our PALL GOODS,   we will now sell  t  * our Stock at 'i  12.0 por oont. DiscountJ  Phone: Fairmont 1243   A. ROSS,    146 Broadway, East  ********<l***<Z>+***<i***<i>������>*<Z>*  <'^<s������J'2������^������i>������i������.iia><5>������iHj'������^������jH|.4M|..Si,|������<j,������j,^4^  Calls Answkkkp Day ok Night PHONE Fairmont 1098  Wm. Soott  ������f Oo.  Dominion  Undertaking  Parlors  funeral Directors aod Emhalmm. Spacious Chapel and Receptioa Isoa.  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B. C.  A Baseball His Tombstone.  The grave of William A fliillx*rt. at  one time president'of the old National  Baseball league, is" marked with a  tombstone iu the shape of a baseball  When Mr Halbert died, id 1SS>. some  of bis old assoeiatps set a bout to show  their love and res|ieet for him. and the  result was the mouumetit in Craceland  cemetery, Cbiengo. The basebnll is  made of red granite, almut twenty  Inches in.diameter, showing the seams  aa they appear upon the balls used in  the regulation games. Across the top  appears in raised letters. "V? A. Hul������  bert. f'r^ident National league, r. B.  B. C-. 1S76. 18S2." On one side appear  the names of four clubs hi tbe old  league���������Boston. Providence. Worcester  ���������nd Troy���������and on the other those of  the other four���������Chicago, Cleveland.  Buffalo and Detroit. Also there 1* a  headstone of white marble, npon which  appears the name, together with tb*  dat* of birth. Oct 2S. 4832. Mkl- tha  tot* ������f -Mt* AprU 10. 1883L  " C\mZCfmfK\df\ PRACTICAL HORSESHOER ii  J'    V/dvCll      IVlViU    Special attention given to Lame    !!  Between Sixth and 5*vrnlh  Avenues  and Inerfersng Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  -*���������*--*"���������"���������--������"."  II  ... CLOSE IN ...  Room  House  :-**  *  *  *  t  t  V  f  :>   Modern; Beautifully finished; 50 it. lot; one block from car.  |      $90b0.     $3000 Cash.     Balance arranged.  I Apply Room 10, Winch Building  ^44^^H->*H*^H^H-44-H^~:*^H-H' *****.'i������-IH-Kf 11 Hill! tH JT  :ir7PF  7Yf������|i  ��������� :''i'-fe*sls  ���������mmm  kkmk  y-cryj^f^BL���������,  7mt  mm  &i& '���������->Y������y  1 * - ������jhk\  1 m  ?i  ?' .:vyy-������:'--  t  4  THE WESTERN CALL  "������������������?���������  1 Table Supply*  . ..���������_ ~ .���������-  Where   do   you    buy ���������  your  Butter ?   '    ���������  If you do not already *  buy from us, we want *  you  to   try our West- *  home Butter *  3 lbs. for $1.00       t  f  A pleased customer is *  our best advertisement. %  t  %  Melrose Falls Cheese  2 lbs. for 35c  Pure Lard, 2 lbs..for 35c  Something very special  in Tea, 3 lbs. for $1.00  Our  Home Cooked  Meats  are a specialty with us.  Visit our store  before  going on a picnic.   You  won't need to go any  where else.  CGiiost, Val03, F-ilI 17-igi.t, Purity  and Fine Flavour are embodied in  Ikir'sTeas  Specially Fine Blend  35c lb.      3 lbs. $1.00  Our 30c TEA is equal to any antl  superior to most Teas now being offered at the money���������   ���������*  30c lb,, 3 lbs. for 85c  Thistle .Brand Creamery Butter  always   fresh,  always   good,  35c lb.; 3 lbs. $1.00  Davies' Pure Lard, 3-lb. pail 45c  Jersey and St. Charles Cream,  20-oz. tins, each 10c  McFarlane, Lang & Co's Biscuits,  per lb. 30c  CONSERVATIVE-. CONVEr,'-   '���������''���������-.-'  TION   AND   HKIMAR1ES  The, primaries for the election of  delegates to the nominating convention will be held in the six wards of  the Vancouver City Electoral District,  and. that part of Richmond Electoral  District included; in the Vancouver  .Federal District, on Monday evening,  August 21,'at'8 o'clock sharp,ratJ the  following places:       7 .7, '7.  Ward I.���������Pender Hall, cor. Howe  and Pender streets.  Ward 11���������Conservative Club rooms,  57b.:Granville street.  Ward III.���������Gymnasium, cor. Dtin'das  and Garden Drivel -  Ward IV.���������Grandview . Hall, 1422  Park Drive, near Grant street.  Ward V.���������Oddfellows' Hall, Main  street, near Broadway. -  Ward VI.���������Ward VI. Conservative  Club rooms, cor. Eighth avenue and  Granville street.  t  1  We've Got tne Goods  Cash Grooors  HENRY'S CORNER  PHONE Fairmont 1219 15ttl Ave & WeStf Rd  t  *  *  Table Supply  . 518 Broadway E.  .'Phone:   Fairmont 1367  I. HAlFOiD    ���������    Tbe Grocer  -Leave   vour .orders   for  Preserving Peaches  pTs:  ************  REMOVAL  Cedar Cottage Watchmaker  Will remove Sept: 1st to old  Hamilton Bank Building, on west  side Commercial Street,. Cedar  Cottage  I   have   made   a  special  study  of  homes  and   apartments.   If you are  thinking of  building, see me. J  If you will let me  know your require- .  ments I  will   put  them into practical  shape for you.  Preliminary sketch Free  ALFRED E. YOUNG  ARCHITECT  I Bo   176 City Heights  X SOUTH  VANCOUVER, B.C.  *l''t''I''I'4*4',t'^^^M8*4M8^wSHiwi^*4Hiw{wi'^M8"jMi*  Ward 1.. South Vancouver���������Carlton  Hall, Collingwood.  Ward II., South Vancouver���������Mar-  few .Hall, Cedar Cottage.  Ward III., , South Vancouver ���������  Staples' Hall, South Hill.  Ward-IV., South Vancouver��������� Old  Schoolhouse, Main street, near Twenty-eighth avenue.  Ward V., South Vancouver���������House  of John Robertson, River Road, near  Victoria Road.  Printing paper is to-day Canada's  most profitable article of export to  New Zealand, tbe sales in 190.  amounting to almost $300,000.  <***<l*$+*****>l************  V :  f:l  7. Point Grey���������Office of Fairhall & Co.,  Eburne.  District JLot 472���������Announced later.  North Vancouver ��������� Conservative  Committee rooms, North Vancouver.  Squamish ��������� Squamish place announced later.  Any Conservative whose name appears on the Voters' List of the Vancouver City Electoral District is-. eligible to attend the primaries for the  ward iri;which he resides.  Any Conservative whose name appear^ 011 the Voters' List of the Richmond Electoral District is eligible to  attend the primaries for ward or district in which he resides.  All delegates and alternates shall  "attend the nominating convention held  in - Pender. Hall on' Tuesday evening,  August 22, at 8 o'clock sharp.  Any further information, will be  given by the-Secretary of the Vancouver Conservative Club, 570 Granville  street:   Phone 7001.  GROCERY  7 WmininsterRtl. & 15th Ave.  Of  tAT  ������������  4  I  ������������  ������>  4   4  Butter, Eggs, Ham, Bacon,  Flour,  POULTRY SUPPLIES  .... j:  Wheat,   Corn, Cracked Corn,  Bran, Shorts,- Chicken  Chop. ;V  Fairmont  To the Editor of The Western Call.  Sir:���������It is with a great deal of satisfaction one observes the. interest  now being taken, in the preservation  of a small tract of the timber standing "on what is one of the "Beauty  Spots" of Surrey Municipality. And  while possibly an unfair advantage is  sometimes taken of your courtesy in  permitting a very liberal use of your  valuable space, for the discussion of  subjects of more or tes������t publie moment, I would feel deeply grateful tor  the privilege of once more drawing  the attention of residents of the djg;  trict, and of the public generally, 10  the1 advisability: of again making a  united effort, having in view the preservation of that magnificent" natural  beauty spot (constituting as it does  tne unest natural avenue of timber  existing on the Coast) traversed'by  the _ ale Road, the main avenue of  traffic (vehicular) through the district from east to west, and incidentally the route of the great international highway, from which so much  is expected, and that is costing* so  much to make it attractive. As has  been stated before, it were wanton  and-wasteful destruction to cut tne  whole of this magnificent belt of giant  timber, as a commercial advantage,  in^view^of-the-proposal-touring-tour^  ists into the country, over this road,  when thousands of people would go  many miles tor the 'opportunity of  seeing nature as It may be seen there.  It occurs to the writer that we in British Columbia have so much of the excellent and beautiful; in nature, we  cannot appreciate our advantages or  in the slightest degree sympathize  with; those who are not so favorably  situated. 1 would ask your'readers to  imagine the length of. time it has  taken to produce that Ii rs t crop, and  what it would cost to produce another  like it; al-O, even if^they have no immediate" use   for the   preservation  of  : such a memorial for themselves, will  they for a moment consider that at  the present rate of development, in a  : very tew years* the whole or Surrey  Municipality will assume urban proportions, and then what would be the  -value.-of this land and timber, as a  public park for the inhabitants ot  South Westminster, Port Mann, Steel  fCity,   the   City, of  New   Westminster,-  ietc'. The Writer feels the time is opportune now to put torth an united  effort  for  saving  this  most  valuable  ;natural asset for the benefit of future  generations. A way can be discussed  to recoup those who are financially  interested in. the matter, ami without  doubt  it can  be  arranged  in  a  way  ������������������satisfactory to all and thus a most attractive, convenient and central recreation ground may be preserved" in  perpetuity for future generations.  Trusting some public ^dy i.:a.y be  taken  in  this  matter,  on  lines  beneficial, to all eoncerneu,'-and. thanking  yqu, My  Editor, for your courtesy,  ��������� H; T. THRIFT.  Branch Store: 26th Ave. & Fraser Ave.  ������������������Hiitim.MimiHt  ���������1-. ���������> M 111 i*% M-M"! ��������������� 1 Ml 1 ll-l*  White Rock, B.C., .August 14, 1911.  The importance of preserving such  tracts of primeval timber as the one  above referred to cannot be overestimated and we heartily endorse Mr.  Thrift's appeal.���������;Edkor.  1  DEPENDS on the power: that causes their  flight. The most attractive offer coaxes  the largest number of dollars forth. You  may have the biggest bargain to offer, but  unless people know of it how much will you  reap?    Advertise! -'������������������"-  MONEY IS GOING TO BE SPENT. The  ohly^thing we can do is guide the riches,  make them fly  TO YOU  OR  FROM YOU  Advertise in The Western Call and see how  quickly advertising pays.  THE WESTERN CAlPis distributed through  South Vancouver and Mt. Pleasant every week.  Our circulation is growing.    Our rates are  reasonable.   An a^lh The Weitern ���������  s   be re;ad-a^^jl^icje; ri<^e|^"^H|- ^   y  On the other hand stand still, do not advertize  and the golden stream will be guided into  your competitor's till.   Test it.  Advertise in The Western Call and its business  will be to get business for your business.  THE WESTERN CALL JOB Off ICE does  highclass Job Work. Good printing pays-  Ask those who use it.   We do good printing.  Letterheads ahd Erty^  Our Printing Meets the highest hopes  THE  ESTERN  Newspaper and Job Office  ������408 Westminster Rd., V* block below 9tb Ave.  Ssi Vi^o  \ THE WESTERN CALL  awwfflffri!^^ part ������f the mo,mfain ,n tts  I When Planning an Outing  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 g-et home again you  will probably need a good Cold Cieam.   Let us supply all your Drug Store-wants  Note-FHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSJDERVTION  \   ������  **  **  Cor. Broadway J  Scott Street J  FISHER'S  D R U G  STORE  NIGHT     BELL  Phone Fairmont  GRANDVIEW GLEANINGS.  Miss Annie F. Beaton is the guest of  Mr. and Mrs.. ^/Beaton^ 497 Tenth  Avenue East. _   v*;.id.������_'���������'���������'  The Manitoba Hardware Co. has a  splendid business at   1714-171G   Park)  Drive.  The Royal Pharmacy keeps .business  moving at their double store, corner  Park Drive and Third Avenue.  Miss Elsie Knight, corner Salsbury  Driveand7Venables Street, has returned .from a month's vacation spent  camping: at a popular rendezvou,  Mrs. Simpson, 1726   First   Avenue  Bast, has returned from a trip to On-  Drive and Fourteenth Avenue, is doing tarlo  made during the month of July.  TURTLE MOUNTAIN.  ���������n-.lt-; *'  The Buffalo Grocery, corner   Park  KS  a flourishing bushiest).  Mr. McRae, whose home, is in the  1200 block, Victoria Drive, has returned frohi Rochester, N.-.'.Y., after a.  successful operation had been per:  formed on his throat. 7*'  Last, year 35,000,000 letters aiid  packets could not be delivered on account of being improperly addressed.  As many as 427,000 packages had no  addresses on at all. Upon examination!  the' letters were found to contain the'  aggregate sum of $3,250,000.  Victor, the twelve-year-old eon of  Air. and Mrs. Lee, of London, Ont,  died Monday morning, August 14, -Torn'  a Sun wound accidentally caused a  few weeks ago. His death followed  an operation for the removal of the  bullet. The family was about to move  to Vancouver. x Their household goods  are now on the way here to Orandview.  /On Monday, the B. C.'E. It. sprinkler  Tell off the trqck at the cornet: of Park  Drive and VenableB Stt-eet, delating all  southbound cars for abvtft an hour. On  Tuesday, a Grandview 'car struck a  city water wagon, turning it over. The  , Mrs. (Prof.) E. Odium and son Arthur have returned from a visit to  Victoria, Nanaimo and other places on  Vancouver Island.  Mr. M; Nicholson; the manager of  the Park Drive branch of the Bank of  Commerce, has returned from Revel-  stoke, where he spent his vacation. .7  The .sewing circle of Central Emanuel met at the home of Mrs. Tomberg,  1.37 Fourth Avenue East, on Tuesday,  August 15,  A young maple tree was moved in  July from one part of Grandview to  afabther. '' When moved the tree was  beautiful with foliage but in a short  time-all Tthe leaves dropped off. About  a week ago. upon inspection of ita  branches, ijt is found to .have new  leaves on .each one.  .Railless trams may yet be In comma)-, use. Such trams have been successfully tried i������ -several places. Tha  .car ge$s .its power from an overhead  cable, a "long flexible arm being attached from this tram to the cable and  leads down tli������ electric current to the  accident occurred at the corner of i dynamo*1 -*fcWh drives the ear.-, The  Park Drive and Twelfth Avenue. The i railiess tram, 'with Its flexible arm. can  wagon and the driver, Win Kyle, es- run from 'Jtffle to side on tbe street  caped without fcJtfRp. I without Iscwnvenience.  (By PROP. E. ODLUM.)'  It was my intention to visit Eastern  Canada when my official work was  finished at Winnipeg. But, owing to  the extreme heat in Ontario, I changed,  my plans and decided to take a careful  survey of that region of Central  Western Canada known as the North  Prairie Country. And again my plan  was changed, for I read in the paper-  that there were some reports concern-  impending danger to the town of  Frank, in Southern Alberta, from  Turtle Mountain. Some eight years  ago there was a monster slide whereby  a .mighty mass of rock fell from the  verjj steep face of that mountain.  When the mountain broke and precipitated an enormous portion of a limestone rock upon the town and valley  below, the������ people were in bed and  many of them awoke, in eternity. A  large part of Frank was destroyed,, the  line of: the Canadian Pacific Railway  was wiped out for nearly a mile and  the coal mining operations were put  ont of business for a..time. The debris  covered an area not very short of 1,000  acres, at depths of over 100 feet. Suppose there were only 600 acres covered, and put the depth at an average;  of 30 feet, we get a mass of over,  000,000 cubic feet. One cannot gmsp._  the immensity of eight hundred million  cubic feet 7And yet Inside7of a very  ���������elation to the possibility and probability in the tutu re.  the danger of another slide was not  great. Though eight years have passed  nothing of a serious nature has happened. Howeveiythere has alwa'_s>  been a wearing, and a criibhins; oL the  lace ot the standing, broken mountain  There are small masses and lrre&ulai  boulders tumbling down pretty much  all the time. One may watch for  hours and in that time he is sure to  see some oi.the crumbling in process.  This will continue for years, for ten,  twenty, or perhaps even thirty years  Bui the.- is no danger to the town ot  Frank or any person or existing company i'rom that source. The present  crumbling process is well understood  by those who have made careful examination, and no person pretends that  there, is any serious danger from this  source.  ^���������What some people are afraid of, and  on which they foretell danger, is quite  a different matter. It is this. The  west point/or peak, of the broken  fountain, the peak nearest to Frank,  stands up bare and menacing in appearance to those who look at the enormous, towering giant, somewhat  casually, or superficially.  On climbing the west shoulder and  keeping close to the edge of the break  of eight years ago, one sees some  cracks in the back of the shoulder.  There are two of such cracks quite  visible. These, cracks are the real  cause of the reports   of - threatening  ternal explosion, by an earth tremor,  of an earthquake variety, or by a  monster slide at some distance.    The  'C     '\   c 1- "'^   c **   Jk ^   T~i" .*" t .'l   'p    CO,"_  'ered with large masses ot loose rock,  known as shingle     This shingle    in-  mountain is fossil-bearing o peak.  I do not remember its height,'but it  is over 0,0.0 feet ab<ne the sea level.  creates in quantity and freshness as  one approaches the summit. That  whicii is at the top,-on the south side.  nature. The people oi Fiai.k aie  In ing in the valley, at the base of  Turtle Mountain, and some people  have -pread the report that they are  in daily danger. Most naturally, the  is as new as is the boulder mass lyinfe citizens are desirous of knowing 'the  (in the valley near Fiank, on the north ^ tacts Hml are .llive t0 tWe responsibility  sicie- v -  of making sure of their grounds,    ii  The two cracks above referred 'to they are in deadly peril, then th< ���������  are clearly in the shingle matrix, B.v should move out immediately, and tr-e  this 1 mean the worn outer surface of material loss would be enormous, ">  the limestone mountain top, especially uiinous to large numbbzs Many  on the south slope. The outer,' would pass from comfort to abject  weather-beaten portion,'apart from the'poverty. However, if their lives be  seismic shock of eight years ago. is . really in danger, they should'face the  somewhat shaled.ih structure and is material loss rather than the lo.s of a  whole town. 7 ,  "Already I have taken the rcsponsi-  l.  the tremendous slide occurred, the  vibratory force was extreme and  caused the rents now seen, and* which  are the cause of fear to those who  have of late witnessed them for the'  first time.  bility of saying'.to .the people of Frank  that there is no danger in the near or  far away future. . Any man can see  how great is my responsibility in this  matter.   The people are naturally pre-  However, the upper rent, or fissure, disposed to remain in Frank and enjoy  is likely to show in the near future a  tendency to yield towards the north,  that is, towards the town of Frank, or  rather/towards the valley in ^hich tho  town of Frank is situated.  But even. if 'the mass, bounded and  limited  by the rent, were to fall, it  the fruits of past years of labor.  Hence they most naturally are ready  to believe my report. And hence the  greater 'is^my responsibility.  And yet I   unhesitatingly   reiterate  that there is no danger to the town or  ��������� ���������' o  company working there.     The    most  would hot reach Frank, or do any se, that'could happen would be the fall of  ripus damage of any sort.   It, as the  rent shows, is very small, not the ten-  thousandth part of the former mass  which had to make its own way with-  danger.   Herein lies the cause of the.."* any Prions preparations as   to  direction.   In the case of the email  the above referred to small mass, and  perhaps a scare that would cause much  excitement for a day or two and a lot  of wild newspaper reports.  The Dominion Government may ap-  'mass, as outlined by the upper rent,.  point a commission to examine into  the whole case and make report there-  It has been asked to do so, and  |its course in already prepared for h, j very properly asked.   A commission  and that course, or pathway, carries it .to see whether a town should be de-  Iclear of FK������ak and the coal mining [serted or inhabited would, perhaps, be  surface operations.    This is not im- a new thing under the sun.  poftant, as even if the mass   should     in any case I shall, in    the   near  eotoe down to the valley it would slide future, visit, that lovely little town and  east of the town, and besides it is so .valley.   There are few places on earth  small a mass that it is doubtful if it {out of Canada so full of varied scenery  would even cross the creek or small and material   for both   tourists   and  of the   slide   and, geologists   as   ia   Frank and Turtl*  . 4 ������  reports, letters pro and con   in   the  prairie newspapers,   anxiety   of   thei , _. ,  Frankites, cPalcampan/   and   other |falling in th^ hear or distant, tuture^on  people. '.'���������...     '���������-,'-. --::���������''  And this-Wis the crux of my1 examination, the >&&\--cause of my second  visitation to Turtle Mountain. Such  trips I have been making in many  countries, during a long period of  years.  This is one of three especial Mountain slides which I might refer to���������  one in Norway, one in Japan, and one  in Frank, Alberta. They all differ,  and yet have many points of similarity.  In my opinion the Turtle Mountain  slide at Frank was primarily caused  by; Beismic action.   It was not an ex-  TM  3������  river at the foot  which runs through the town.   More   Mountain region  over, it is not at all clear that the rent,  bounding the above small mass,    is  more than surface-deep, that is, simply  GREAT   NORTHERN   IM ",  SASKATCHEWAN.    .  We learn that the Great Northern  and the Grand Trunk Pttciflc Railway       ���������-    _ _     _ (through the shale-matrix.   As frr the  plosion jw was th> case in Japan at 'tower and larger rent, it la undoubtedly  few .minutes that stupendous mass of th^embnitain khown as "Buhdal San." I ���������*���������������������& to the shale-matrix, and carries i Companies have arrlred at an airanga-  pure rock fell, or^ was burled/C^m'^ite^iie-Turtle'/MbiAtatn to^   and   nowh'no danger to the town. jmebt wh'ereby the fflU Un* *H* ������**���������*"  seat or throne, agelong, down u>m7^e ^we/mov-jd northward by deep-  the Uttle thrlTing town of Frank and  ita eastern environments.  When I heard, ������r read tkrough the  papers, of the awful calamity, I went  tkere and made a careful examination,  I made meis������pe������H������ts and studied the  seated, or distant seismic, or vibrattwy  aotton. 7This action may,have been  caused>by/an explosion, deep xm*er 'Hfse  meontain, beat which did 'not Tev*ail  itself by any opening; ������r It faigbt ifcave  ������������Kne fro* a distant totwnal or ex-  The crumbling procee* will, in from Saskatchewan and' ttnfc wi'tfr Re������f_������  JKteen to twenty y������an, bave so worn over the G. T. PI Rteglna bonn*������y  away the top, on th* -Korth precipitous j lid*, which, is being constructed tW������.  side, that it will b* ������o rounded that alliyiar. This is said to be the solution  danger, even from Wumbling, wiU hav*' ol the rumors recently current that  passed. jthe Great Northern were seeking to  It Ss a reiMUrfcable  tact that  this' enter Saskatchewan.    ^^m\  "l*^ ' ��������� ' ,        ��������� ��������������������������� ' A,  ,   , ���������     ���������     -:    - ' " . r'      '   -. iW  Ii     4.  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Elliott  PHOiN'E: Fairmomt 761  itn'.imtniiiiiMimi* -xim-;-i-mi11niii;niiin- ************  '*************<;:*>i*H*i.������ivi*111*in-i 1111111in n111������; i.n*^  ���������^X-^X-������-4~K-^M-H^-^|^H-* 7<?y  THE WESTERN CALL  For the Home  Good Form.  Calls After a Recepeion.���������Will you  kindly tell me if a call is required after  after a tea or reception? If you do not  attend you ha,ve not yet accepted and  should therefore call upon the hostess.  An afternoon tea or reception is merely an invitation to all a woman's  friends to come and see her on a specified day when she will be at home. Only after a wedding or evening reception are after calls expected, or when  a reception is given to introduce a debutante or a friend. A call should be  made upon the one in whose honor the  function was held; as well as upon the  hostess. ���������>  Engagement Ring During Marriage  Service.���������What is done with the engagement ring while the wedding ring  is given? It should be removed to the  Tight hand before the ceremonv, and is  usually replaced by the bridegroom  ���������when opportunity serves.  The Guest Who Wants to Make Her,  Own Bed.���������When visiting, a friend  should one offer to make 'one's own  bed? If the hostess is a simple, sensible woman, and has not many servants,  one may make one's bed and leave the  room in order, without saying anything  about ��������� it. There are hostesses who  might feel ft a reflection upon their  household resources.  It is an evidence of social training  to give1 complete attention to other  persons-ami their affairs when they  are talking. There is a grace of kind  listening as well as a grace of kind  speaking.      y  The advertiser who had received a  free puff entered the oflice with anger  and disgust written all over his face.  "I'm sure you meant well," said he,  "but that's a nice thing you've gone  and printed in your paper this week  about my business.  "What's a nice thing?" asked the  editor.  "Read it and see."  -The editor read: "If you -want';' to  have a fit, vvear Brown's boots."  .      THREE   LITTLE   SHIRTS.  "Boys, did your mother buy you any  winter flannels before she died?"  ;��������� These words were addressed to three  little lads, half-starved, cold and motherless, as they lay crouched down in  one corner of a bare and tireless room,  which was all they could call home.  Their fother, a hard-working woman,  had been obliged to support husband  and children through most of her married life by scrubbing floors and cleaning offices.  One day, exhausted from the long  strain, she dropped dead at her post.  The doctor said "heart trouble"���������  and heart trouble indeed it was.  And now the humble home was  made more humble each day by the  disappearance of what little household  goods it contained���������to purchase���������  what?  The necessities of life?  No, to buy liquor for one who was  now utterly unworthy of the title of  father, so completely had rum transformed him into a brute.  Scarcely two weeks had elapsed  since the mother had passed away,  when the above question was asked.  The little lads shivering and trembling, replied: "Yes, she bought us  each a warm shirt before she died."  "Give them to me at once," he cried,  and trie little shirts were taken off and  handed to him.  Right to the saloon went father and  shirts,-' the latter to be changed into  rum to satisfy the thirst of the former.  The boys cried out from cold and  hunger, but no father came to their  help. Neighbors, however, responded,  and soon the wretch was found, arrested, sentenced and condemned, and  the boys placed in a home, where it  is hoped some kind heart will love and  pity them.  Does tliis sound luike fiction It is  truth, and the bar7 room was in the  tenement district of New York City.  Mayor, alderman, 7 voter, will you  take the shirts from innocent, helpless boys, boys who some day, with  pleasant home surroundings; might  find a place among the honorable and  mighty?  Will you turn home into a place of  misery and married life into wretchedness?���������then license, extol, indorse,  commend the saloon.  How long must the innocent and  helpless suffer  Just as long as Christian men license and sanction the saloon and not  till this is outlawed, can we hope to  see a brighter day dawn.���������National  Advocate.  THE   UNCONQUERED   CHANNEL.  After another plucky attempt, during which he was over fifteen hours in  the water, .labez Wolffe was again  beaten in his attempt to emulate the  feat of the late Captain Webb in swimming the English Channel. This time  he. started from the French shore, and  abandoned his effort when only a mile  away from Dover. Altogether he  swam :>j miles, and had to contend  with nn ever freshening breeze, which  took him considerably out of his  course, and extended his task into  four.tides. The water was warm, and  Wolffe showed scarcely any signs* of  fatigue when he left the sea.  proceeded with, and the line between  Montreal and Toronto will, in all  llhobability, prove a splendid asset.,  EaPLOSIOIV ON A DESTROYER.  A terrible disaster occurred! on  board the destroyer. Kangaroo -while  she was running a steam trial' between  Dover and Portsmouth. The Kangaroo j ...-H.SE- 0F L'QUOR DECLINING,  was steaming at high speed, when one! "Long agitation and wise legislation  of the main steampipes in the stoke-'are Producing results in the Maritime  hold burst, and the compartment in-. Provinces. Tlie liquor traffic is isteadi-  stantly flooded with blinding, scalding ^ being forced within narrower and  steam. Every man in the stokehold Narrower limits. Concerning that busi-  was   fearfully   burnt.     Chief   Stoked | ness, the Maritime Merchant., says:  ���������'Perhaps the strong movements that  have been organised against it have  MIXED FARMING.  The increasing scarcity of help in  Western Canada is forcing the farmer to consider the advisability of taking more generally to mixed farming,  under which system the working of  the average farm is more equally distributed over the whole year. He is  also beginning to realize the great  economic loss through the deterioration, of his land by an uninterrupted  series of grain crops, while, at the  same time, immense Bums are paid out  of the country to Qntario and the  United States annually for adiry  products, poultry, eggs, etc., which he  could raise and sell himself. The  railway companies have reecntly cooperated with the officers of the agricultural departments of the Provincial Governments in a campaign  to encourage mixed farming in the  hope that the country may be made  more self-sustaining and less dependent upon the single industry of grain-  growing.  Hutfield and First Class Stoker Fryer  received . the worst injuries, and succumbed from shock soon after two of  the men succeeded in scrambling  through the stokehold hatch, though  they, too, were extensively .scalded,  and gallant efforts were made to rescue the injured as soon as possible.  The steam was turned off and the injured and dying were tenderly brought  ou deck by their comrades. The vessel- was brought to anchor, and with  all haste the dead and the injured,  who numbered five, were taken aboard  the Topaze, which quickly hurried to  Portsmouth, giving what succour was  possible in the sick bay on the journey.  (CANADIAN   NORTHERN   EARNINGS  i    Tlie.Canadian Northern.Rail way has  ! participated in a notable degree in the  progress and prosperity of Canada dur-  l ing the past year.  .Preliminary figures  i of  the  earnings' for the year ended  I.Tune "0 show very distinctly that as  ��������� *  j the mileage increases so do the reve-  j nues and profits. Gross earnings for  jthe year amounted to $t5,i9_,200,  whereas for the preceding year they  were $12,821,200, the increase being  $2,378,000. The last week in June  j shows a fine Increase in earnings of  $97,300���������goss being $469,700. If surmise proves correct, the year just beginning   for  the   Canadian   Northern  beenf ruitful of results in an'educational way, for it is to be observed  that the consumption of liquors is on  GRAIN   MEN   LOSING $1,000  DOLLARS  A" DAY.  Port   of   Montreal   and   Elevators   so  7 Congested   that   Boats\Cannot   Unload Cargoes���������Catching  Disease- by  Telephone ��������� Another     Search     for-  Lost Tribe  of  Israel.-  (From our own CorrespOhd'eht.)  Montreal, Aug. 15���������"With the trade  that is offering and waiting, to be handled at tbe Great Lake- ports,, but  which we cannot get at, because -our  'steamers'^"'lying there, loaded.Yare unable to discharge their cargoes, on account of the congested conditions in  the grain elevators, it is no exaggera  te "decrease. We have heard it Bai<I j tion to say that we, as well.-as other,  that some of the saloons in Halifax ]ocal ghlin shipping companies are  are actually commencing to mid.their |losing.at ,ea8t a thousand: dollars a  profits diminishing, and that in spite (lay .��������� clecla,.ed tl prominent official of  of the fact that each year there is a|<a local grain  shipping company  this  diminution in the number of licenses  granted. Incidentally it may be said  that the cheap theatres are given the  credit of diminishing the local consumption by affording a counter attraction to the saloon. The less time  a man spends in a, saloon, of course,  the less opportunity Wul temptation  there is to drink;.- \Vt. do; not pretend  tp have expert knowledge of the situation, but if the current talk is correct,  there would seem to be cause for  gratification. A decrease in consumption here would only be in-line, with  developments in the old country,  where distilleries are closing down under the pressure which the traffic experiences in the high taxation. .Whatever influence, taxes and theatres may  have we are inclined to think-that the  growing public opinion against drunkenness and the demands for sobriety  made by modern industry are possibly  greater factors."  C. N.. R. CONTRACT.  The  Canadian    Northern    Railway  Company has awarded a contract for  the construction of .550 miles of rail  way, to coat $15,00,000., The line will  will  witness  big    developments  and;extend from Port Arthur, Ontario, to  growth.   The different sections of the  transcontinental  are    being    rapidly  Sellwood Junction, north of Sudbury,:  Ontario. ' >  morning, speaking on: the state of  affairs which with but one or two  breaks, has existed since the present season of navigation, commenced.  "What is worse," continued the official, who is an authority on. the shipping ofgrain through the port,! "there  seems to be no relief in sight until  the Harbor Commissioners' new elevator isi cbmpjeted next May, and  even by' then you will findf that the  facilities ot\ the port for the storing,  or handling of grain will not be nearly sufficient to take care of the crops  we expect.  "We'know the Haxhar. 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WALDEN BUILD'G  23th Ave. and Main St  Express^ Baggage  -  and  Furniture Removed  fcuth Vancouver      ������    7 Roslyn Street  Off Bodwell Kd.. Six blocks east of Fraser  Also large variety of'"'  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock   of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD ���������  OUR BEST FLOUR  F.T.VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  J>  City Fire Alarms  3���������Granville and Eeach.  4���������C. P. R. Yards.  5���������Gianville-and Davie.  6���������Ui.inviue and Jlob-on. '  7���������Seymour and Halmcken. -  8���������.\ortli  taid  old  Cambie tit., Biitlge  9���������-.Georgia aiid Cambie.  10���������Hamilton and Iiobson.  12���������Granville and Dunsmuir.      . '  * 13���������Uiohaids and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and  Pender.  15���������Homer and Pender. ,-  16���������Hastings and Granville. .  ,   17���������Hastings and Richards..  18���������beymoui   and Cordova ,  ���������  19���������CPU   Whart (.So. -^Sht'd.)  20���������H    B.' Co,  Georgia  and  Granville  21���������Cordova and- Water. , .*  22���������\\. H. Gallon's. Water Street.  ���������2o���������Water and Abbott.    ;      -  24���������Hastings and Abbott. ��������� . . ,  25���������^Cordova and Cambie,:  36^���������Water and Carrall. -      ,:  27���������Cordova and, Columbia.  2B���������Pender anit Columbia. ���������  29���������Pender and Beattie.. ; -,  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.'"  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32���������R. C.-'Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Ray Co.,'Water-Street.  34���������Gity Hall.  35���������Alain and Barnard.  36���������Main and .'Powell.  37���������Alain and Keefer. ',"'-������������������  39���������C. P.  R.  Wfiai-f (.Yo;.-5 Shed).-  43/���������Smythe and Cambie. '  43���������Smythe &, Homer.  44���������BracUman-Ker Wharf.  46���������Homer and Helmcken.-  53���������Tmnsmuir and Hornby.    '  53���������Granville  and  Nelson.  54��������� -iob:on and Hornby. .  61-���������Davie and Hornby. ���������> '      ���������  62���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe.  64���������Pender and Howe. i> _  "65���������Hastings and Hornby.  67���������Main and Park Lane.  68���������Dunsmuir and .Beattie.  71-���������Columbia and Alexander.  72���������Seymour and Drake. - *������  73-rSeymourJand Smythe.  121���������Heap's Mill, Powell Street.  123���������Ha-tings  Mill No.   >.  123���������Hastii.es Mill No. 1.  124���������Burns'.Abattoir.  125���������Powell and Woodland.  126;���������Hastings MiU, foot Dunleavy.     .  127r-lJender and Salsbury.  138���������Oxford and Tempieton  139���������Pender und JacKson.  131���������Po.well.and Carl.  iaa���������Hastings and Carl.  133���������Vernon and Powell.  I3*^r-Pender and ��������� Heatley. ,  135���������'Pawell and Hawks.  _a���������������ila.sting;-  and  Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury, and Powell  138���������Hastings  and Victoria  Di ive  141���������PowelKarxi.   Raymur,   3ug.it    Re-  '.-'.,    finery.' >  143:-;-Hastings  and Vernon.  143���������Hastings and;Lakewood.  151���������Powell and: liaion  213���������JCighth and Bridge.  213���������Six th and Heather.  314���������J_a'n-downe and Manitoba.  316���������Prudential  Invest men 1  Co,   Front  . anM Manitoba. '  2l6-^Si������'lh arid Birch.  217���������-b roiit arid Scotia.  318���������Front and untailo.  331���������-Seventh and Ash.  288���������Sixth and Spruce.  334���������Sixth1 and Laurel.  336'-' Vancouver Lumber Co.  336��������� Vancou yer Engineering Co.  387���������Lorjie and Columbia.  888-rrSixtli and Alberta.  ,331���������tilth and Yukon.  ' 833���������Kighth and Manitoba. ���������  833���������Sixth and GrunviUe.  341���������Kighth and Granville.  343���������_>ont and Main.  343-rrSecbnd and Granville.  86i���������Main and Dufferin.  ; 353���������Seventh and Carolina.  SBi-rfrince i-dw'ard and Dufferin.  363���������Lighth. and Prince Kdward.  263���������1 ilth and Main. ., .  36*���������Seventh and Alain.  3-tf���������ii urciay  and. Denman.  1313���������rFaciflp ;Coast Alills. ���������  31'*���������lii-ougliton and Georgia.  ���������a_*r-.uavie and Denman. i_    1    -  316���������Burnaby; and Nicola. *   *" <  317���������Cluico7and Barclay. ,  316���������Ci-.iico.'and Georgia. k  _3i9���������Bidwell and Pemlrill.  331���������Bute and Harwood. ', " ,  3m3���������Bute and Barclay.       ' , _j  383���������iVei.->on and Tiiur.ow.  _4-���������������Oliilco and Comox.  335���������Burrard and Georgia.  a������H��������������� fctute und Georgia.  337���������Bute and Robson. 7' ��������� ',' Y  -��������� 'Ant���������iiarciay and Broughton.  3ri_��������� .Jersis and Pendrell. ' .;.--'-.��������� '  3^1���������Burrard and Harwood.        J  332���������Denman  and Georgia. ''���������" \''������������������  i>j3���������liurnaby and Jervis.  334���������Bidweil and.Haro. ,- ���������'.���������������������������; ';', '  _35���������Rob.son and Uardero.- "'.'  ' 'Art���������Burrard and Comox. ; ���������  \>������i;  , 3������������7���������Jerviss-ana  Haro.  a^A��������� Pender-' arid Thuriow. " ' j-.-j., :  343���������Broughton and Harwood.  3���������������burnaby arid Thuriow.        j    -J.  346���������Thuriow and Alberni.  ���������������**r^--'iurd .and Cedar. . "��������� ;���������   ���������_Jl'.  413���������Tliird  and Aiap.e.-   ���������  414���������i'irst and Yew.  415���������1'irst and Trafalgar. ,|  ikirr-Betonu and fine.  41V���������Cornwall and  iew. 7,  418���������Third and Macdonald. y  419���������irirst and Baiaciava,  .431���������Tliird and Balsam. ��������� %:  425���������Cornwall and Balsam.  ^31*wAi'apie.--.and-_-Cr.eeimanrjC.J^!R7__  eiant.  512���������Eisrhth and Clark. ,  6x3;���������Graveley and Park. \  .514-���������fourth and Park.  515���������Gravelev  and   Woodland. ���������    <        ,"  016���������Charles and Clark. '  .,  517���������Williams  and   V\ oodland.  518���������Parker and Park.  5X9���������Venables and Cotton. ji  521���������Venables and Ciark.  a__���������-Campbell and Harris. . ;.;  523���������Harris  and  Gore.  52-���������Prior   and   Gore. ;,.  525���������Prior and Jackson.  526���������Union, and  Hawkes. ��������� o   .    !"  53/���������Car. and Grove.  528���������IlarrU-and Woodland.  ���������629:���������Second arid  Park Drive.     '" -  631���������nil.lam and Park Drive.  532���������Bismark and Park'Drive.  s 5_3���������Third"adri  McLean. ,  !t    i j.-  541���������Carl  and Keefer.  612���������Keeler and  Victoria.  613���������Parker and  Victoria. ."'.-'  *������__��������� 1. i.nam.s and   Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  616���������Second  and   Victoria.  617���������Sixth  and   Victoria.  618���������Lakewood   and   Barnard.  712���������Tenth and Park. .^    '-   .  713���������Tweiith and Clark.  714���������.Yinth and Dock.  - 715���������Twelfth and Scott.  716���������Broaduuv   and   Bursis.  717���������Tweiith and  Woodland.  .71.S���������-iT-uiIecnti)   and  Park  Drive.  ������18���������Sixteenth . and   Sophia.-    ..  822���������Twenty- erond and Sophia.  faw3-r-'_ wei tieth   and   I iumplirey.  843���������Vie-t.   Kd.   and   l-'ra.-ser.  i,i'i���������Twentyrtourtli   and   fraser.  658���������Twenty-- eermd  and   Marcha.  8/ii���������'!��������� ii toentli  and Thomas.  .8'iK���������V\e^t.   ltd.   and  Thomas.  1212���������Xintlv and Yukon.  1213���������Kleveiitli and Ontario.  1214���������Tenth and  St.  Georse.  1215���������Thirteenth  and  Main.  1216���������Tenth   and   Quebec.       ���������  I21V���������Broadway and Columbia.  ���������  -21fc���������fcle\eiifu  and Ash.      .  1213���������Kifteenth   and  Main.  I2C4���������\'ancmi\or .General   Hospital.  1233���������Broadway and Ash.  1251���������fourteenth  and  Manitoba.  1253���������TVnth  nnd  West.   Road;  1263���������Thirtpeuth .-ind'Prince Edward.  1E64���������Thirteenth,, ������tnd  Yukon.  1512���������'Si:Uh  and  Pine.  1313���������Seventh   flnd   Manle.  1314^���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������.Ninth and Cedar. -  ZSIH���������flr^vfi-r']   and   ' iak.  131V���������Kroa-'vu-'-   --"-������������������    "'-ik.'  1318���������Eleventh and  Fir.  1319���������Thirteenth  and   Hemlock.  1321���������Broadway and Alder.  1322���������Twe 'tsi  an..   .. > i.j i..-.  1323���������Tenth  and  Arbutus.  1324���������Fourteenth  anil  Arbutus.  1342���������Broadway  and   Willow.  1412���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������fifth land  Trafalear.  2118���������^Kamloop*  and   Hastings.  2319���������Powell and Clinton.  2122���������Eaton and Clinton.  3132���������Slocan and Pandora.  3145���������Dunda; arid Renfrew.  3258���������Windemere and Pender.  J.   A.   MoCn^SSAV.  City Electrician.  Humqr and Philosophy  By  DUNCAN  M   SMITH  THE  ANDEAN  WALL  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  Can you lead aNiead mine?  A tramp doesn't :ipi>reei_te the honor  of being bitten l>v .1 prize dog.  I '      *   -        ������������������  1 By sniffing tb> odors of a soap factory on*> would ut'vei guess as to tbe  finished product.  Official whiten ashing reports are not  necessiirily   >vliit<������ lies.  ^ The mini up a tree doe%n't see everything, lor lie is too busy, swiping cherries.       ,   7 -  P<?op!o who are adepts at making  proiiiisrs ofii'ii don't know what to do  with tlK'ni after ilicy are made.-'  Few tiieti have to disronnect their  doorliHIs to Dave peace and qtiiet in  leap yjMir:'7 '���������''    .  ,��������� ��������� ~ "  It would lw*'!i happier world if searching the pockets ol uusbunds produced  larger results.  Hofu'sty seeriis to be ������ relative thing  jfliid to depend Hugely ii|R������ti locality.  His Year. ��������� ~-  The politician vomps around  AnJ grasps vou dj/ the hand  And trips to find out pleasantly  Where you ure going to stand.  H'   treatB'you ro a fat cigar ���������  ' "it is polite and kind,  bin ix'vet doubt, oh. little one,  ''    He na_ tin ax to grind.  ; He asks about the women folks  And how th.- Kids progress  And mentions each ot them by nam*  Correctly, more or less.  He wqnts to hear of Uncle John  And how old/Rrandpa is.  But ali the time he s thinking of  That little ax of his.  If there were no election near.  He wouldn't be ln sight,  'Inquiring all about the crops  "*  And if the price is right.  He d be at home behind his desk.  Consulting with his clerk  To see how he could make a stak*  Without a stroke of work.  The politician has a way  Of being on the spot  When there Is something to be dons  Toward furthering his plot.  He is a most alluring chap   '  When he Is so inclined,  ' But you can bet your happy bom*  He has an ax to grind.  *     *  Crossing    the    Chilean    Cordillera    In  ������.'������nttr ar.J  in  Gu.rimc.-. ,  The wull or the Andes begins at the  Caribbean and runs all the way down  the western edjie of South America 11 n  til it trails off into the Antarctic like :���������  jagged di agon's tail.    !t H a very lii_i  wall and a  very  wide onu���������sometime-  scores   and    sometimes    huniheds    0'  miles   across���������and   except   in   a    few  place**  all   but   impassable.    There   i'  the Oroya railroad in central Peru, tu<  highest in tho  ������vorld.  which will  taki  yon from the drowsy tropical coast ai  breakfast time and by early afternoon  set yon ou tho roof of the dh iile. shi\  eiing  aud   breathing   fast.   lo.fiOO  feet  above the j-ea.   -There is a railroad up  t)   Lake   Tit lea cn   from   Mollendo.   in  southern     Peru,    which    crosses    the  shoulder of the  Andes  at an altitude  about a thousand feet lower, and there  Is a railroad running down into Chile  aud the coast  froni  the Bolivian  pla  teau.      The   only    railroad    highway  which crosses the continent, however.  Is that which climbs the Chilean mountains to the pass of Uspallata nnd runs  thence   across   the   pampa   to   Bucnas  Aires.  Someday this will.be a through  Hn������ from sea to soa. and in a dozen or  mor-> places tunnel gangs are nibbling  under tlie  upper twdlllera.    Hut  now  It is opeii only during the summer, and  even then the fourteen kilometors,oyer  tbe Cu.nihre.--or. summit of  the  pass,  must be made by stage.   In winter no  attempt  Is  made  to cross.  and: from  Mendoza.   iu   the   Argentine   foothills,  over to Los Andes, on the Chilean side,  about 100 miles, the road Is closed.  The Andes In these parts rise to ap  pulling heights, the loftiest of which  Is Aconcagua's 24;000 feet, and the pass  Itself Is at not far from 13,000 -3,900  meters, to be exact. During tbe winter  ���������the months of our uorthern sumtner-  It is buried In suow% the deadly tem  potal is likely at any time to whirl  down on the traveler, and crossing the  cordillera Is as different a thing from  crossing it in summer as crossing a  prairie carpeted with spring violets Is  dlfferent.rrom veutuiing into it during  a blizzard, when a man way lose hie  way and freeze to death a furlong  from the ranch house door. Whoevei  tries to cross after the 1st of June Is  supposed to take his life In bis bands.  ���������Scribner's.  I  B. C. Cafe  Meals   -   25c  EVieaiticUc-t  _5c|  S5?  > i-������<  Short Orders a Specially.  The most7Up-to-date place to eat on the Hill.  All-tome cooking.   White help.    Quick service.  2611 MAIN STREET E. W. BUSBY, Prof.  Ads. in the Western Call bring results  Choice Groceries, Confections,  School Supplies, etc.  And $25 per month/with interest, will secure a * ,  MODERN FIVE ROOM HOUSE  a corner lot, one block from Main St.  car.     Apply  220 Broadway, W.     Phone: Fairmont 992  on  FATE OF  A  RARE STAMP.  Tht Only W������y.  "(Jot a dndar  out of Prown  yesterday "  'Chloroform  or sandbag?"  i  *    ������  U  UA  ���������     ���������      ���������>k,r;\    %%% ,  "Are ywi fond of artV"  ���������,1*'| am. lode������4������ai.M    7  "What form of It in partietilarT'  "Oh. lity ta������t������ is simple."  "T������r7  "I am fuw* rood of the Goddesa of  fUberty done in silver." '^  Oiance For F������m������.  **Th_t nmti uev.i tells tbe tnifb."  "I*������������������>s ti������- TiilU mtieUV"  .  ���������'AllttK' time"  *Tve a wheme."  **W1wt is itV" .  '���������"liiet's'Wre him to talk about us."  Low Trick.  ;������������������.-..������������������ Th������ dancer pays the fiddler  ������������������     Unless he works M.  ftainl  In eonif dark, low utm cunning w*y  To.beat  the hand.  l ���������    ���������_ ���������__  ', -    -  His Discliarge.  *l 4?an't see." said the lx������ss.  "An.vfhftis: the matter with your  ���������yen?" solii-ltotislv iuqtiired the perl  clerk. ."',  "Not at" all. I see .four finish tbi*  ruiuute."  For Him.  "I hear the milkman is dead,**  "Did lie die a njirur.ii de.itb'/"  "Yes; water od the urn mi."  i  'r<  ^      Looks Easy.  The flying protiieni wo may sntv_  And qutcliij-   flr.nt.yoii know,  If each aii'J i������v^ry one of us  A  net ot  tvldtss  M'lll grow.  Cravad hy Collectors and Burned by a  Carelesa Domestic  In the year 18T������Va twelve penny black  Canadian pontage stamp waa printed  by the government at Ottawa.    Tlie  public* did not. regard this somber taa������e j  .wt,tb favor, so few were issued. ]  One of these stamps was sent to the  Hamilton pqstoflic-e. where tt vras sold  to an old gent!etuau. who said i\ war  a shame to print the queen's picture  -on a stamp that might he handled by  profane bunds. Tenderly the old gentleman put it on a parcel, sending It to  a friend In tbe United States. Gere.  In the wastebusket. it lay for many a  day till an errand boy found it and  quickly transferred it to bis album  Despairing of ������etting7a good collection  and his fever for stomps somewhat  abating, be -sold tbem to a dealer. Tbe  new owner. *m looking at the cata- [  lojroe. found that wtat he Jtad paid $5  for was wtwth $25.  A������cidentai1y tlie stamp was slipped  )'ito ������ 25 ������ent packet and ������eat to *;  dealer residing  iin  Hainlitoa.    When \  the iatter opened t'be packet he was!  aston-sbwl   to  ifiwd.siK:h  a   valuable I  stamp  and.   fieteg  tionest.   wrote  hi*!  frjemd tiv> inform him of what h;id bap- j  pe-ned, .offenwjj Ihim ^1.2t������ for it. "The!  offer   was  accepted,  awi   the  stamp!  again changed hands. By this time tbe j  stamp had focr.eased In value, and not \  "a"few camefrom ;a;distaoeeto look all  the tneasnne.   <Ctae day an English tie- j  Mem an.    wlio.   through   a'��������� Canadian  friend, had beard of tlie stamp/ offered ;  $tXt0Q. 'whJcb offer was-accepted.   The;  Bnglis-t'-���������lon_.' falling in love with  an  American beiiie-s and wishing to gain'  the   favor of   her   brother,   presented \  liiuj   with  the  ������tamp   as   a   token   of  esteem' Here, to  Its new and' .iimiri-'  ous AmerioMM taome. it t-.ime to :������ sju)  end. forgone day the tttaid. h" mistake,  swept the staraf). whieh hud 'tit*- ideal ;i I  ly  fallen   out:'of the. album,  into   th������-  fire.   "In *in-instant the _.tamp  whirl*  thousands   hud   beard   of  sitid   longed  for  went   up in  smoke  to the  broao  iiiue sky. leaviiig not a trace behind  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN B.C.METHODISM?  '.   .       THEN THE  Westren Methodist Recorder  (Published Monthly)  Is almost indespensible to you.  No other medium will give you such geiferal and   ,  such    satisfactory   information   about  Methodist  activity in this great growing province.   Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement.   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As far twk :if.  we can  ^o  \v  liu<l Pome foni! of ap;ieal tn the forces--  Hint are s'trouyer.thati Uf.iu1' T'.;e oatl:  t-allllis   Ooil   to    witness   is   of   coiusi  much later fltau rliaT uiiui" in t!f 'tiaiin  of the ���������lowers -of nal tire, tire t'oni'. j,nii  tetitpi'st or the ferocity of wilil ."teasin  or  the  terror of   lb:- jx-stilcii-.-e     Th"  KePtitre of-, ttte raisei.1 hand and the formula. "So help mel'rotl." are of .fewisli-  rhris'ian  onvrin. airlioii^ii   (lie .���������incicn-  uations   swore   in   the   uatue   of   thei:  gods.  !X  V  "We are going to lire in a tent thi?  rammer."  "For your health? floinj* to try to  ttire something?"  "Yes. to cure the rent bill of th?-  hablt of coming round."  A   Livily  Play. ���������  "1   hoard   one  j._:m."   s;ii:l   the  play- ;  wriirht.  "v.iio attcixli-ii   ;h������'  rireMier u'. \  my  new play  la^r aiirhi" cfiinp'atri  tunrjA  it was po late ivh'cn !n> ^<>t <>;it.'' ' V  "Yes?" .(piprU'd the critic..1- j *  "Yes.  and   ret r!ic  _i:al   ctJi-tafn   fel-lt  hefoi-c in:45" .;?  "Ah.  p^-rh.ipschc oveiYli-i.it  himself!*  j *i"  ...nt.  Hardware Go. I  1714=1716   PARK  DRIVE f  ranges I  'Special. Idea' and 'Moffatf f  Special" Discount Sale Saturdays.'I  *  *  *,\  Fair  V/arninc  Mistress���������.latie. I saw the milkman J %  kiss yon this muniiim Iu T.'i'.' ftttnre '. >*  will rake the milk in .fane���������Ttvou'tin'f  he no us-.', mum He' prostiised never X<  kiss an*, liodv but me.-Illustrated Bits  All Banges and Stoves must give f  Sati&factkb to purchasers.       |  Phone   SEYMOUR 509 S        I  It  will  surprise  many   to learn  tha-  ������ar diseases w-rt  stadied BOine 3,4(X I  . -ear* a;:o.  BRANCH STORE   COLLINGWOOD EAST  ***********4^-**^ ���������:-��������� ^i^:^********^^*****^^^.^^  I  ���������^1  "-31 6  THE WESTERN CALL  If-  ���������I: y.  1  !'���������������������������  I  The Y. P. S. C. E. of Mount Pleasant  Presbyterian-Church held a rally party  on" Monday'evening of this week.  Rev. Lashley Hall, of Mount Pleasant  Methodist Church, delivers    a,special  five-minute discourse to boys and girls  every Sunday morning.  We want a boy who lias had some  experience in press work. Age 15 to  17. Apply Western Call Oflice, 240S  Westminster Road.  Tbe congregation of St. Thomas  (Anglican) Church, corner Janes Road  and Margaret Avenue, South Vail;  couver, will hold a ''Building Bee" on  Saturday afternoon, August 19. Refreshments will be served by the  ladies of the parish. All helping hands  welcome.  The W.'MYS. of Mount Pleasant  Methodist Church held a basket picnic  on Tuesday, August 15, at 3 p. m., on  the lawn of Mrs. A. E. Burnett, corner  Twelfth and Ontario. During the  afternoon the Icthus Mission Circle  dispensed ice cream. In the evening  the latter held a social at the same  place. A large number of friends were  present both afternoon and evening.  If you are interested in the   Mount  Next Sunday. August 20, in Mount! Pleasant Presbyterian gym., keep the  .   Pleasant Methodist Church, there will! evening  of  Thursday,  September  14,  be a reception service for new mem-lopen  <8 lJ- ������**��������� P������-������mPt).    They are in-  bers following the close of the morning;stalling some up-to-date apparatus and  7   service.  ../  1 incidentally having a musical and social evening. An enjoyable time is expected. You will be sorry if you don't  come. Bring your friends. Admission  free.   Further information   from-the  CEDAR COTTAGE AND  SOUTH VANCOUVER  ���������i  The Praser Avenue cars are again;  running to Ferris Road along Fraser  Avenue.-much to the convenience   of;secretary, C. Moodie. 8101 Main Street,  residents in that district. All that is  now .''required to give a first class service on the line is more cars. j    Remember the Mount Pleasant Pres  byterian Christian Endeavor picnic to  Bowen Island on Saturday, August 19'.  The members and Sunday school ofj Two boats each way, leaving Van-  St. Mary's. South Hill, had their siiirt- comer at 0 a. ni. and 2 p. m., returning  mer  outing on  August  9th,  when' a leaving B������wea Island at 6 !���������������  V  party, of between 70 and SO were conveyed by special tram to the Rawene  Tea7GariJens, Point Grey, where they  spent a Very pleasant time  the first time that Mrs. Randayy has 1  catered for a parish party, and judging from the unqualified satisfaction  she gave to* one and all, and the extreme reasonableness of her charges,  the Rawene Tea Gardens may be  recommended as an ideal place for a  parish outing.   Right on the sea front,  m. and  8.30 p. m. Adults, $1.00;'children, 50c.  This is the picnic event of the season  and elaborate preparations are being  made for a good time. Reserve the  This is'date, and come. Everyone invited,  adults and children. -  SOCIALIST PARTY OF CANADA.  , South Vancouver, August 1L, 1911.  To the Editor of the Western Call;  !    Dear Sir.���������A Local of the Socialist  I Party of Canada has been formed in  South Vancouver and will    work    iii  with  plenty of sand  for children to   conlunction wUh the Vancouver Local  play in,, and a perfectly safe bathing   during the Dominion campaign in. the  beach,  and  a  nice  grass   garden   to interest of Mr. Kingsley's candidature.  sit and walk in, the St. Mary's folk  thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The.  boys and girls had some flne races on  the golf links after tea, and-were  able to spend their money on many  good things provided by the two small  stores on the beach front. It was  generally agreed. at the close of the  day that Jericho Beach s was just  about   the   best" place    at   which   to  All communications to be addressed to  the secretary, C. Steen. P. O. Janes  Road. South Vancouver. ,   .  ROOMS TO LET.  Nicely furnished    rooms   in  home, close to cars and cafe; -  and other modern conveniences.  quiet  phone  2608  spend a happy day^.  Ontario.  15-16-P.  f  f-  JfL  CLEARING SAH-  Big Reduction on All Summer Qoo<ls  20 per cent. Off Retail Prices  Think of what this means���������a saving of 20c on the $1  -B6ysVWash-Suits^2?('0rJless^0^  ]4_  ,$MQ-  *  *  t  v  v  :*:  *  &  *  t  y  1  *  1  T  I  T  Girls' Wash Dresses from 50c to $3.50. .20?r off  "        Ladies' Waists, 75c to $3.50...... .        Less 20%  Anything you select from our window while this sale lasts $  will entitle you to 20% off. %  ��������� ���������" I  N. B.--Our retail price is in plain figures, and we give you a genuine  20% off it.    In no case have we made inflated prices to offset the 20'',,.  R. MOORE,  22! I BRIDGE STREET  Phone : Fairmont    37 J  ������������������^������������������*************������  *���������:..  .%���������*..*..*.  A*-%t***^*i%^.'ii***^^l.*Op*^***^f.f  j������<^.<*������.*<<%.Vt������>.*.<g>.*.<������>.*.������<$������*.<3>������*.  A  *  A  *  *".  *  ��������� -  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. ^  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  lllUndlea-IeKClliyC  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  MJ^u=r____:__-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 n?jnutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  R.  OWEN  ���������****  f  ���������T4t  Secretaries of Churches', Clubs,  Friendly Societies and others are invited to send communications respecting news items addressed to "Western  Call," P. O. Box 10, Cedar Cottage.  These should not arrive later than  Tuesday night for insertion in current  issue.  Quite a crowd of applicants attended the special    meeting    of    the  A?  Council on Friday last to be interviewed for the respective positions of  chief of the fire brigade and ward firemen. Five of these latter, were required, one to be in charge of the flre  hall in each ward, which are now in  course of erection. Captain W. Jordan,  who recently resigned from the citj  lire department, was selected for the  position of chief at a salary of $100  monthly. The following were appointed under him for the various  wards: Ward I., A. Almas;' Ward II.,  D. Smith; Ward III.; C. Jewitt; Ward  IV., F. S. Ringrose; Ward V., E. S.  Palmer. They will each receive $75 t  month. Fifty applications were re  ceived. No mention was made as t������  uew officials will have a soft jo'i  equipment, so that presumably the  until the halls are .completed and apparatus delivered. The telephone is to  be in connection with each hall.  The Council agreed to grant Mr.  Wm. Vivian's application for a loan  of $2,000 for two years at 5 per cent,  on the security of two lots assessed'  at $8,804, and the solicitors instructed  to make out the. necessary papers for  payment out of the contingency fund  upon finding the title to be correct to  the lots. .. 7   .  The municipal engineer was ordered  to see the B. C. K. Ry. respecting the  immediate' operation of the extensions  to car service which were supposed to  he in working order by the .end of  June, according to the B. C. E. Ry.  agreement, ..yYY'...  It was decided to proceed with the  construction of the deep drain to con-  ', nect Eighteenth Avenue with the city  main sewer.  All Liberals resident near Cedar  Cottage are invited to7attend a meeting tonight (Friday) at 8 p. in. 7 at1  Broadhurst & Whitaker's rooms, near  the station, to organize the": party  locally and arrange, for the election,  campaign-  _l i-: Jas. McGeer, well known in  political circles, was summoned to  the South Vancouver court on Thursday last for a breach of one of the  numerous rules in the new health bylaw. Inspector Pengelly made the  charge, which was one of having failed  to supply" his tenants on Westminster  Road with"���������. "good fresh drinking  water.". A fine of $10 was inflicted  mu'ch7 to Mr. McGeer's surprise, and  he at once announced his intention to  appeal.,' Upon further consideration,  however, the fine was paid.        .  ������ Samuel McGonkin was summoned  for acting as a peddlar without being  licensed, but fortunately proved that  htYwas7ar'.Ires'i&eM'^ffdr"thfit"Si's"ipi'cTufe"'  frames and round top tables were  made within the municipal area.  Last Saturday, Albert Ryan, who, according to his own statement, was  provoked by the alleged cruelty of a  teainster to his horse, remonstrated  with the driver, .lames Paddon, and in  the excited talk somehow Ryan's gunv  which he -. was carrying,'- went off,"  -wounding Paddon in the leg. The shot,  which was a .44, ploughed down the  left leg towards the heel, shattering  the limb in two places. Ryan, alarmed  at the result, at once summoned the  ambulance and the injured man was  rushed to the General Hospital, where  the bullet was extracted.   Having thus  usefulness of the church, and all present commended the idea as beneficial  in promoting the religion, and social  success of the church. The following  were elected officers: President, Mrs.  (Dr.) Hunter; treasurer, Mrs. D.  Davies; secretary, Mrs. F. Stout; also  as conveners for future'meetings, Mrs.  Triiiim, tor devotional meeting, Mrs.  Hardy, for missionary; and Mrs. Prit-  chard, for social gatherings. Mrs.  (Dr.) Hunter presided oyer abusiness  meeting afterwards and it was decided  to hold a concert and ice cream social  on Thursday, August 24.  A capital programme has been arranged for a concert to be given at  St. Margaret's #parish room, Agnes  Road, on Tuesday next, August 22.  Tickets are only 25 cents and it is  hoped from the proceeds to clear off |  the balance of a debt remaining due  on the piano fund.  The annual fair of the Central Park  Agricultural Association will be held  commencing Thursday. September 21,  to September 28. y  A petition is out for signature  against the amendment to the health  bylaw, which renders the fixing of a  sink compulsory. This, it,is contended,  would prove a serious inconvenience  and hardship to owners living in small  temporary buildings.  A petition is also in circulation protesting against the proposal to incorporate South Vancouver as 'a city.  The BYC. Telephone Co., having-  virtually declined to alter their decision as to the imposition of extra  tolls for South Vancouver messages  when ,their proposed new exchange is  completed, the reeve has convened a  public meeting of protest, to be held  at Kalenborg Hall tonight (Friday) at  8 p. m. " -    1  No signs at present exist of the  proposed ten minute car service to and  from the city and Knight Road. The  present twenty minute service is  grossly inadequate, for the traffic and  at early morning and from 4 till'7 in  the evening the crush equals that on  the Grandview line. t  The Fraser street cars resumed  their regular run on Thursday of last  week. ,  Mrs. Wm. Battison, of EaBt Collingwood, and her sister, Miss Mary La  Franchise, have returned home after  visiting friends in Victoria,' Nanaimo  and East Wellington.  Mr. John A. Johnston, ot Dufferin  County, Ont., and. Miss. Ethel; Burfield,  of Essex, Eng., were married on Sat-,  urday evening at the residence of Mr.  Richards, Twenty-second Avenue, 7 in  the presence of a large company of  friends. Rev-. J. H. Cameron conducted  the marriage service after which the  marriage supper was served. Mr. and  Mrs. Johnston-contemplate residing in  Grandview.  Mr. J. S. Cameron, of Manitoba, has  just returned home after a visit to his  parents, Rev. J. H. and Mrs. Cameron,  of James street, South Vancouver.  On Thursday morning, Mrs. A. Kil-  gour, of Twelfth Avenue, Mount Pleasant, was married to Mr. John T. Reed,  of Hill Crest,, the Rev. Lashley Hall  officiating. Miss Minnie Macdonald  acted as-bride's 'attehdahtYahd Mr.RT  M. Lewington the groom. The happy  couple have gone to Victoria on their  honeymoon, and on their return will  reside at Seventeenth Avenue, Hill  Crest -0.7-' ���������'...-������������������  The weddiug took place at Westminster Avenue Presbyterian Church,  Twenty-sixth. Avenue, on Wednesday  evening,i of Miss Bessie Grant; of this  city, eldest daughter of Mr. E., Grant,  corner of Albert and Kennedy Streets,  Nanaimo, to Mr. William Blair, of Vancouver. Rev. J. H. Cameron performed the ceremony. Miss May B.  Grant, the bride's sister, was her maid  of honor, whilst Mr. Robert. Elliott supported the groom,    l iss Ollie Beaton  ���������������������������::������������������  ���������i-  t  *  .:..x~x^.^.h~x~m~x~H"X'*:' *************************<^  y ��������� 4>  Have Your f  PRESCRIPTIONS  Pilled at  *        ... .-'--    .-, .  *;Y"Y, Y7   7-7 ���������: - v  fHpcrest  Pharmacy  *���������* Main St. neai* Sixteenth Ave..  *������������������������������������������������������:' ���������  %   W. R. GORDON, Family Druggist Hillcrest Post Office  .;. ���������.'  * Phones���������Fairmont 785 anil 505  *  *  *  ���������������  *.  *  %  ���������!*���������'������*���������_.-'���������.'  c~;~;������x������:������:-::������:������:**:^~x~w������'M":~X"> ���������X'<*<~x~x~:":������X":������x-x^x������x-:**:������***  *** ���������J**X********** ****���������***��������� *l* *������������������ *v* *2**'������* *���������* *****������������������ ***^**J**5* ���������5^*^*5**"****'*  *5^^^^������ ���������$*������5*^������������5������������5������^*������5������^������������5**5p*$**2'*^**5|T ^*^5* ���������5-������*$****^*^*  Fall Millinery  The first shipment of Fall Millinery his ?rrivf id arid  is now on display. The prices are exceptionally low.  YOU   ARE   INVITED   TO CALL  For the balance of this month we have put Olear Out Prices on  all  remaining  Summer Goods. >. Thrifty housewives should take'this  .  '.-��������� chance of saving money. ���������.".}���������'  MARK A. QILGHRISf 7 -; I744 Park Drive  4jM*<4{^4������*M^X*lSi^^MXMX,*X*^*4^K'^'?^?i'W������''*t'1       4^������444J4^4^44J44JMJ44444^4444t44i44J������^Mgl4J^>4*f4*.4J4444|4l  done his  utmost  for    the'   teamster, j presided at the organ and a choir of  Ryan surrendered to the police. On  1%. Monday, he appeared before Magistrate  *������ i MacArthur, charged with doing bodily  * harm and grievously wounding James  * i Paddon. The case was remanded for  % ! a week, bail being allowed in ihe sum  ���������f5 i of $.500. The affair occurred at School  <|i j Road and corner of Westminster Road.  V | This case will also be the first under  V i the recent bylaw, whicii prohibits any  ���������:���������-person''carrying firearms in South  X '��������� Vancouver.  young ladies sang "ihe Voice That  Breathed O'er Eden." Mr. and Mrs.  I Blair left for a wedding trip to Port-  j land, and on their return will reside  at the corner of Sixteenth Avenue and  I Main Street until tlieir new horiie"'at  j Strathcona Heights is. completed.  I Professor.R.-B. George, State Geolo-  ! gist of Colorado, and principal of the  I University of Boulder, Colorado, ac-  jcompanied by Mrs. George, is visiting  j at the home of his brother,.  Mr.    F:  ������Y'. We learn-that official intimation has | George, Twenty-fifth Avenue.  *\heen received from Ottawa approving! Mrs. and Miss7 MatiGeorge enter,  V:or the opening of a new post office at j tained a few triends last Monday eveii-  \i>- telly's Grocery, corner or-Kuight Road j.ing in bonor of their guest. Mrs. H..R.  ;.'..-and Westminster Road. The new post; Herron, of.Camrose, Alta., a neice of  v oiP.ce'wiil be known as '���������SmmydeneY ; Mrs. George. Previous'to luuch'.-Miss  vyind Air. I\ F. .Kelly will bo post- !George deiishted tlie company with.-a-  .-. : -Master. . Hearty coiigratulations toiSO!:ig( and Miss Lennox entertaiiied the  I [ Mr. A. SUriuipton, who started this pe- ; gl,ests hy .her clever exhibition of  <-��������� : tition^a' little over a month a������,o. and !  2337 Main Street  Phone Fairmont 447  ^I*������^!-K55v������-*.-*i>vHti>*I*ti,v<2'-.*^'~v'3*v^ ^^- ^o^1*1 * ^  <;.d.-o   tovMr.   Kelly-  that   their   efforts  *:" Ymvii met with such speedy ami well-  v j -ieserved success.  $ -. '   .     ' -  <{ j     In  connection    with -Wilson    Road  *y Methodist'Church-a  very, inteersting  y > meeting was-held  last Tuesday even-  .���������-! ing toi organize the formation    of    a  li | Ladies', Aid.   The pastor, Rev. S. Cook,  jH presided and explained the desirability  this useful adjunct to the  Jpaim reading. The guests' were Mr.  iand Mrs. ired Noble, Sir. and Mrs. 8.  ; R. 'McClinton, Mr.' and Mrs.'.Burton,  | Air. and'Mrs. E. J. -i.sch.er. Professor  ; R. G. George and Airs. George, 'Miss  I-Lennox, Air. W. Aloore, Air. Denning  I and Air. Blackie.  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian/Church  Pastor���������Rev. Mr. Madill. 11 a. m.  "Paul a pattern prayer." 7:30 p. m.  "A startling statement."  Subscribe for. "THE CALL"  The paper that boosts The Hill  ^^ljllill|l4^K|MJtttHgti^<|M3K^^t<t><iHJ>ttKg������4^Hf������fl^(     4JntHJt^H|nin*>4ll^<i^H|lt������>tfl4w|n**^n|l ���������#������������������#������������������  * MOUNTAIN VIEW GROCERY !  BODWELL ROAD     now 34th Ave.  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU  WITH  ������������������*.  44  < 4  <4  < >  GROCERIES and  PROVISIONS  And   SCHOOL SUPPLIES,   also   FLOUR & FEED  at CITY PRICES  R. G. JUSTASON, Prop,  GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  * >  *^*<t>4^N^^>,i,4^'S1^M^^4>4>4������i>,tt<������^������& ������|������s���������������^>���������^,4^^,<14,4,*^Kl,<H*<,<lHH������Mt4f  ������*_ '    \  T  t  V  f  t  V  f  t  t  V  t  t  V  V  *<  ���������?��������������������������������������������� It v 7 :}��������� ..;'���������  1  (Burnaby take View)  The new subdivision overlooking Burnaby Lake. Lots have 45  to 47^ feet frontage, at $10.50  per Front foot, cleared.  We plaee the subdivision on  the market^on terms of $100 cash,  and $15 per month. (Call 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 will be  cleared, only quarter mile from  New .Westminster, one mile to  Fraser River and foui' blocks to  Burnaby Lake. ;   '      ���������;]   ! ;  Buy your lot now and.reap the  benefit this -'fall.:.       -... 'V :  ���������.  Exclusive Agents:  ._    2343 MAIN ST.   y,.  Phone   Fairmodnt   497  V      ?  I   z**&tt~z*****^*************^ I  j.. . ,. ..'... .. i ., i ........ .... .. . .. . . *'��������� . Mi.rm. ..... .������������������.������������������..:-.���������:.. n^  :������������������ V-


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