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 /       I  ^ij i9n  4'v  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  /'  ASCRIPTION $1 A YEAR,  IN ADVANCE k  VOLUME III  H. H. Stevens, Editor.  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, SEPTEMBER 29, 1911.  No. 21  MAJORITY FOR H. H.  STEVENS NOW 3,256  Delayed returns raise II. II. Stevens' majority  to the highwater mark of 3.256. Without any  question the honorable gentleman appreciates this  expression of confidence and will cherish it as  a sweet memory to tlie end of life, even though  many other and perhaps greater honors may he  placed upon his brow by a people that know how  to measure a man.  In his absence from this office we venture to  r thank all who by influence or of the ballot, helped  to eleet him to a seat in parliament by a majority  that speaks vol nines in terms that cannot be misunderstood. ' ^  Our personal knowledge^ of Mr. Stevens assures us that the confidence of the citizens of Vancouver is not misplaced. , We furthermore know  that he values every.evidence of kindness, good,-  will and appreciation, however-tor whenever  shown.  There is special value and significance in the  hearty support given him immediately following  his successful exposure of the fire department irregularities in "this city.   His election to Ottawa  vindicates his course not only in that particular  [but in others less" public-  It also demonstrates  that as alderman of the fifth ward for a second  term he has given full satisfaction to the city in  [^general an*! created n demand for continued service by him in larger fields, notwithstanding the  'awkward and vulgar mud flinging of some unsue-  I'cessful aspirants to public confidence and.attcn-  Ition. - v  This paper most heartily thatiks the electors '  [of Vancouver for the honor conferred upon its able  editor, who for two'yearsJias used our columns  Ito condemn wrong-doing in- places high.and low,  ,  land to commend right-doing in all. _.Yes, we say  f"Thank vou, Vancouver."  G. A. O.  1FEEIOHT ANP CABLE RATES.  COMMENTS ON IHE CMUM ELECTION  OF THE 2ISt OF SEPTEMBER, A. D. 1911  '* * y ������������������ ������������������ -       ��������� ���������   ��������� ��������� -   ������������������  By Professor JE. Odium, M. A.; B. Sc, 1710 Grant 5treet,  Vancouver, B. C.  Laudamus. et Cantamus.  Monetary Times.  An increase in Atlantic freight rates has been  (threatened for a. considerable time.   Protest and  opposition to such a course Apparently stayed the  Advance, but a cable message this week states  }bat the shipping companies engaged in the Atlari-  lic trade have decided to increase freight rate?  Jen jW cent.   The change will likely be made on  Bctober 1st. and the reason given is the result  l>f the recent strike.  The steamship combine/as it is commonly call-  Id, has attracted attention in .Canada on more  nian one occasion. When the Canadian Northern  list spring inaugurated its Bristol-Montreal service,' unofficial "stories- were- heard-that the ,new-  Vne would fight the combine, and speculation was  lampant as to what wonld be the fate of the ������  lanadian Northern vessels when pitted against  Ipecially directed competition. Rumors were  |ettled when the Mackenzie-Mann ships joined  ie Conference.  Earlv this vear the North Atlantic Westbound  freight Conference proposed to increase material;  [k the transportation charges for' ocean freights  ���������  worn British to Canadian ports.   Tliis caused pro-  ests by the  Toronto and  Montreal  Boards of  Iracler by shippers, generally, while Montreal im-  lortcrs asked for  the  appointment  of  a  Royal  Tonimission to investigate the action'of the Con-  ^renee;   Mr. G. M. Bosworth, fourth viee-presi-  klnt'of the Canadian 'Pacific Railway,'at the time  late.d  in London that-ships.< lose/.money, on- they  lestbound trade cargoes.    Later, a large delega-  lon of Montreal importers waited upon the Dom-  Ivion   Government ������������������ respecting  the   proposed   in-   7  leased charges.    This energetic opposition  ap-  ^irently had effect.   But tlie steamship combine  powerful '.institution,' and one which govern-..  Lents are apparently not very willing to attack.  Ibis.time the increased rate seems likely to be en-  [rced by'the companies...  LArinore gratifying cable message informs us  fat, the report7of the Pacific Cable'Board states  lat negotiations for the establishment of a re-  liced rate for messages that are not urgent give  omise of a satisfactory outcome. The Post-  ���������aster-General; thinks the advantages of a reduc-  Bn are such as to make it highly desirable to  iopt it throughout the cable service of the Em-  Ire, and between British dominions and. external'  ites.-' He approached British and American ,-,  Ible'��������� companies, and after obtaining their ap-  loval had negotiated with foreign governments,  lere is now every prospect that within the next  kv months it will be possible for messages, other  tan cypher, .'to be sent at half the. existing Vates  [d charges, subject only to conditions that trans-  ission must7 await for a period not exceeding  lenty-four hours.  We are truly thankful to Almighty God because -  He inspired Canadians with a spirit of loyalty to  country and empire, rather than to political party  and bargain-making., "He who keeps, Israel -  neither slumbers nor sleepsi.'' No weapon formed  against His people Israel, the Ten Tribed Housed  can ever prosper. Enemies in Europe, Italy and  the United States as *yell as in Canada, strive to  hurt us and our empire, but failed.  We thank President Taft, Champ Clarke, Congressman McCaJl, Congressman' Prince, President  Schurman, Professor Star Jordan and many other  prominent men in the States for their.outspoken  revealment of tlieir purposes in laboring so earnestly for Reciprocity. They spoke on behalf of  the United States, and told us that they were  after Annexation, and the weakening the bonds of  empire. WTe thank them for their blunt frankness.  We thank the Irish 'Nationalists aud the Little  Englanders for showing how devotedly they gave  their influence to aid the United States in their  avowed attempt.  We thank the Kaiser of Germany, the Emperor  of Austria, who is'the Kaiser's abject tool in. international politics; and our thanks are due to the  "National Zeitung" and kindred papers which rejoiced' in the prospects of Canadian aberration  froni the highway of national independence within the ^British empire. While returning thanks,  we might inform, these people that no men on  earth read the world news as widely and generally as do Canadians. We^read and watch the  outside enemies of our country and ^company of  nations,".proud and happy to be ruled under one  .flag and, one king; owning as our highest Sov-,  erign the Lord of Hosts and King of Kings.  - WTe thank Premier Laurier, his ministers Fielding. Paterson and the others who tried to force  Reciprocity on tis, and who gave ns their best arguments in its fa vol*, and who did us the service"  of flooding the' country with cheap literature.  In this-way they forced us to read, think, compare and look at all sides of the questions involved. We failed not in our duty. We took advantage of the opportunities so freely offered, and  rendered our verdict on behalf of Canadian independence of foreign interference, and Have drawn  nearer to the empire. Hence we; thank these men  for teaching us so much, in a period of time so  short. ' , ���������,''::���������,' 7'7-. '*���������������������������";  We thank the Vancouver World, the Toronto  Globe, and similar papers for their urgent putting  of their cause, and for their fireworks of eloquence, so lavishly expended on ��������� an/attempt to 7  draw us away from the folds of our glorious and 7  revered Union Jack aud to-enwrap ns in the folds  of "Old Glory." 7  They poked fun'at us for waving our flag, but  forgot not to wave theirs very vigorously. 7 We  have no-objection to--Old Glory--=being-waved���������  in the States, and even in Canada in a fitting way  and on suitable occasions. But when it is attempted to wave it above the Union Jack in Canada,  down goes "Old Glory." and those who wave-it  out of place. As to the Toronto Globe, it was "  once a strong loyal paper, but that was'when'the-"  noble statesman, the Hon. George Brown, had it  in control. In the hands of the present editor,  Macdouald. it is as false to Canada and ttre empire as it was iii 'the... hands of the traitor Ned  Parrar. 7 Its. present editor is the vainest newspaper man in Canada,'and is an ai*dent Yankee in  heart. If any man in or out of Canada worships  himself, it is Editor Macdouald. lie imagines his  loud talk, and the much praise given him from the  Southland are of genuine value. Those of the  States in high places, who have tapped him on the  back, and led him by the nose, laugh at him today  as a weakling. No people on earth have more respect for a true patriot than the Yankees have.  They despise traitors, though they use them in  their service.  We.thank the "Ne Temere" admirers and tlieir  abettQrs.y-They too have stirred our people of  Canada t<) the depths. Ontario and Quebec have  .determined to rid .themselves of foreign inter-  ��������� meddling, both in the home and state. These men  have ...shown Canadians what the insolent interference of foreigners means to our homes, people  and empire. Let them heed our voice as we thank  them-for their strenuous labors amongst us of  lateyVy >7    ;' - ;  Now we; truly thank another set of men who  have labored-most devotedly to save Canada,"and  to draw us from the parting of the ways, and  more closely within the fold of our glorious empire.   We are a ''nation and a company of na-  .tions," as was foretold by our father Jacob nearly  400 years before our ancestors left Egyptian bonti-  a^c. 7" "  ������������e truly thank Hon.7R, L. Borden, the Hon.  George Foster, the Hon. Clifford Sifton, the Hon,  Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, his splendid father,  the Hon. Sir Charles; the grand old man, Lord  "Strathcona.'Sir Van Home, ancl the many other  strong and loyal men of the East. And we thank  our own able, clear-headed men in British Columbia, such as the Hon. Premier Richard McBride  . and Attorney General Bowser, both of whom gave  grand and effective service in our eause all over  Canada. -' -.  And, lastly,'we thank with all our hearts our  Liberal loyalists who with a grander/visiou of n������-  tioual and empire life, than the majority of their  party, felt forced to step out of the ranks, and  come to the help of their country in its time of  need. Those men are amongst' the .grandest, noblest and wisest men of all time. Theirs was an  act of true patriotic heroism. Because they were  greater than party, they arose to the occasion and  proved to the world that no consideration of bargaining for money or the goodwill of any Jand, is  strong enough to draw them from tlie sublimest  purposes of regal-minded Britons. We thank and  honor such men, and feel as if the Liberals are  bound to come out strong in the near future, ll  so, they must follow-the spirit and lead of those  who broke away from a most traitorous pact,  traitorous in its effect, traitorous in its intent so  far as some of its supporters in Canada Were concerned, and traitorous by, many professing to^be  amongst our most devoted patriots. However I  do not for a moment, nor at any time did I imagine, that the rank and file of the Liberal party  are traitorous, or less devoted to Canada and the  empire "than'the Conservatives'are. Most British--  born Canadians who supported Laurier in the  election believed they were doing their duty to  lting and country. And they also believed they  would win. But both, beliefs were founded on  sand. The best of our Liberal friends are taking  the result sanely and philosophically. In this they  are like President Taft. He is big enough to. admit that this is the mistake of his political life.  He frankly acknowledges his error, and advises  his people to go ahead with business "at the old  stand." r  '  IjJyJ the .ipsolent. unprincipled Hearst, the most  corfgbt' newspaper man on the continent, an: un-.  seHifHtlrtus'dcinagogiie. still is -insistent on insulting'Canadians by impertinently saying they will  soon be sorry for, the result of the election. .Let  him know that loyal Canadians slapped his face  Sept. 21st. 1.911.' for his interfering insolence.   I'  have watched Hearst for twenty-five years, ana  pronounce him a: most heartless, selfish and dishonest public mam-7 He -is not an American at  he'art:;fHe is a traitor to his country, being an  abject servile tool: of his Italian master.    Let him  /beware!. His own7people.will turn upon him and  rend him.   His money wilt not save him.'' President Taft woiild do wisely to cut out Hearst,  Clark<vand Prince of Illinois, who indolently tells  the Northland people that "when .the Americans  want'������ country' they take it."   No, they do hot.  They tried for years to take Canada.   From 1S12  to 1814 they did their best.'   When the treaty was  made by which peace was secured, the only Yankees in Canada rwere those in Can.idian prisons or  buried, in good British soil.   On the other hand.  Xianada had possession of. the States7o4Jfai|^:an<:L;  Michigan.   Yes, let Prince and Hearst try to take  Canada.    They will nofbe fighting against *the  Philippinos  with  bare  legs  and   wooden   guns.  They took Cuba, a mighty act: and conquered the  rotten ships,of decayed Spain.    Ever -since then  they have been trying to.scare Japan; but are the .  most.scared people on earth today.dest the "Ln-  tle Brown Men" of the Mikado's empire annex  the Sandwich Islands, the -Philippines and all the  outlying possessions of the States, including Alaska, unless Canada would  intervene with the  Rainbow  to  draw  this  Northwestern   peninsula  within, the folds of the Union Jack.  What could Hearst, Clarke, and Prince do on  *t he-ocean without a mercantile fleet?   Why, they  would be as helpless "as a painted ship upon a  painted ocean/'.' <  Seriously, let the United States close the mouths  of such noisy demagogue's as.Hearst and PHjice.  and they will have more respect from the rest of  the workK  By our votes on Sept. 21st, Canadians; put a line  of Union Jacks along the boundary from the Atlantic to ��������� the. Pacific. Let Unistatia do likewise  with "Old Glory," and we shall extend tho. glad,  right hand of��������� goodwill:and. fellowship. We admire, respect and honor our great, big-hearted  cousins to the south. We believe the time will  yet come, after all the parts of the British empire are drawn closer together, and rightly related, part to part, and each to the whole; when  the United States will enter on equal terms into a  ���������confederation with the "nation and company of  nations" spoken of, and foretold by Holy 7Writ.  That will be a glad day. We are brethren from  the days of our rule in Palestine, and though scattered then, arid somewhat separated now^ the fixture holds for the two great peoples of Britain  and ihe States a glorious union far superior to,  and sublime beyond the conception of the clearest minded seers of the present day. lit my words,;  I aim not to hurt any in Canada or elsewhere, but  try to speak for millions of Canadians and other  Britishers. And I have accomplished that which  I have put my hand to. Those whom I have chastised, have received their thumps in good spirit,  if. the spirit of true manhood be within their  breasts. If not. then it matters little if they feel  sore over their punishment. It is all for the good  of the cause.  AVERAGE CONDITION OF  CANADIAN FIELD CROPS  Official Bulletin Shows Position at End of August  ���������Estimates of Production.  A bulletin on the field crops of Canada gives  their average condition at the end of August, together with estimates of the production of spring  wheat, oats and barley at that time. The per cent'  condition of wheat is given as 86.80, of oats 84.44,  and of barley 84.73, which is about five to seven  per cent, higher than last year and nearly the  same as two years ago. The other crops range in  condition from 80 to 86 per cent, and are generally  somewhat lower than in 1909 and 1910. The rains  of August hindered the ripening of grain and .  some injury was caused by hail storms/ low tem-  < perature and rust. Towards the end of the month  frost prevailed in many sections of the Northwest  provinces, the full extent of which could not be  determined at the date of the reports, but in the  case of wheat, oats and barley production was  lowered by probably 12 per cent., which has been  followed in  the table.    In  the older provinces  I the grain ripened earlier and little damage was���������  sustained excepting from drouth in some localities,  and the reported condition was 75 or over.  , Yield of Spring Whe&.  The average yiel<| of spring wheat is estimated  at 19.14 bushels per acre for^the Dominion, which  is seven bushels more than last year, and the total  yield at 186,928,000 bushels.   The fall wheat was  reported last month at 17,706,000 bushels, being     '  grown almost wholly in Ontario and Alberta.  The   -f  total wheat yield of the country is therefore estimated to be 204,634,000 bushels or 81,849,000  bushels more than last year at the same tlate*. 7 r  The average per acre is 19.50 ^ushels, or 6.30 '   '  bushels per acre more than last year.  For the Dominion the yield of oats is given as   ,  568,153,000 bushels, whieh is 84.9060,00 bushels -Y  more than last year's estimate at the same date,'?   *  and the average-at 35.81 bushels per acre, being   "/-  more than last year by 7.10 bushels.   The average  for barley is also higher than last year by 7.31  bushels: and the total yield is estimated at 51,-   -  559,000 bushels as against 3.9.388.000 bushels for  last year.  In the Western Provinces.  The estimated yield of spring wheat for Manitoba, SaskatcheAvan and. Alberta this year is 181,-  335.000 bushels, of'fall'wheat 3,193,000 bushels, of  oats 204.758.000 bushels, and of barley. 30.205,000  bushels, as compared with 98.h08.000 bushels  spring wheat, 1,082,000 bushels fall wheat. 92,201,-  000 bushels oats and 14,723,000 bushels barley in  the previous year. "  In Prince Edward Island. Nova Scotia and  New Brunswick the estimated yield of spring  Idi^islTJ^W^tt ^ts"16^99lKK>  bushels, and of barleys437,000 bushels; in Quebec  1,777.000 bushels spring wheat. 44.619.000 bushels  oats and 2,389,000 bushels barley: and in Ontario ���������  2.163,000 bushels spring wheat. 14.513.000 bushels  fall wheat. 102,077,W0 bushcK oats and 18.528,000  bushels barley.  7  7 / Final Estimates Last Year.  The '-final estimates of last year printed in the  Decernbe/^Censu's  Monthly gave  the  production  for the whole country as 1,6.610.000 bushels fall  wheat. 133.379.<;00 bushels spring wheat. 323.449.- *  000 bushels oats <and 45.147.6fW) bushels bailey.  The October number of the Census Monthly will  give the statistics of the areas of field crops of the  Dominion this year as taken by the census of  June 1st. 7  ^:  - 1  -!>���������  THE POWER OF COMPOUND INTEREST  A man may secure an absolutely sure income of  #600 a year for liis little five-year-old daughter,  or.granddaughter, from the time she is 55 to the  end of-her. days, if he .will ��������� pay'to the Canadian'  Government the sum of" $9.64.75... If she should  die at any time before' reaching the annuity age,  the money paid, together with three per cent, compound interest, will be refunded to the purchaser,  or as lie may direct. There are "but few parents  who. when they understand the matter, will not  be anxious to make the investment, if they can  spare the money, in order to have the assurance  that their daughter, no matter what reverses over-  fake her after she is 55, would have a comfortable  income iu her old age���������an income that she cannot be deprived of by any person or. by any, process of law.  Full particulars of this excellent scheme may  be had on application to the Superintendent of  Canadian Government Annuities. Ottawa, to  whom letters go free of postage.���������''Canadian  Government Annuities."  . 7 -y^'iSi'y.jyy;;^  $K*,fc^&i;r.^&^^ ;v' ������������������'-��������� -7V ;-'V-.: ;--.'���������'��������� "������������������-���������< :'. :7';:.-. 7 7.7,7:7 '.."���������':., 7,-7 7\ "7777 "777-777:" :'"'  j^^>- irfC^Ai^a  IpyJs'r  3&  ill  ?������l.  I'ti:' -  ii;  !<&:.  IU-  Br  ������;  tit  ? ff ���������  y  I  II:  il  It  I <U .  In  l| py  till  ,������  I  mi.  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An ad.-in The Western Call will  be read and will guide riches to you.0  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  ������������������: wiU be to get business for your business. 7 7  THE WESTERN CALL JOB OFFICE does  highclass Job Work. Good printing pays.  Ask those who use it.   We do good printing.  Letterheads and Envelopes  Our Printing Meets the highest hopes  THE WESTERN  Newspaper and Job Office  2408 Westminster Rd., j4 block below 9th Ave:  .^M5^Jt*j44j������4jM5Mj������^Mji4j������^44jMj������^44.j4^������4j44j������^'J������^44j44j4454^4   ''^4^������4^**^������^4^4^4-*������^^������4^������'4^.y������^*|.������2Mj������^������^**W24������{4������24^.������%  "���������    ' - ' ' ' A  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ������  j  The PIONEER HARDWARE STORE  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;  Bapco Pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Land Clearing Tools  i  *  *������  *  *  *  V  Ptone   f  Fairmont  1140  Copyright  by McLeod & Allen.  No wonder these girls thought there  was no other man in the world like  "dad." Their delightful home was  idyllic in its happiness: their, only  sorrow that Brand ihould be away,  two .months out of7 three on account  of the pursuit in which he pass-id his  hours of leisure during recent years.  Neither dared to look, at the other.  They could not trust themselves e\en  ���������to.-speak. There was relief in action, for thought was torture.  The docile Daisy -steadily forged  through the waves. The spasmodic  :Iang of1 the bell came more clearly  each minute. Pollard, kneeling in the  bows, peered Into vthe gloom of the  swirling snow. He listened eagerly  :o the bell. With right hand or left  he motioned to Constance to bring the  boat's head nearer to the wind or permit the sail" to fill out a little more.  Enid,   ready   to   cast   the   canvas  oose at the first hint pf danger, consulted her watch frequently.   At last  she cried:  "Twenty minutes, Ben."  What a relief it was to hear her own  oice.   The tension was becoming unbearable.  "Right y' are, missy. No need to  alack off: yet. 'Tes clearin' a bit.  We'm heave to alongside the rock in  less'n  no  time.'  The fisherman was right. His trained senses perceived a distinct duiimv-  tibn in the volume of snow. Soon  they could see fifty, a hundred, two  hundred yards ahead. On���������the starboard quarter liisy caught a confused  rushing noise, like the subdued murmur ot a mini ace. The tide had l-ov  ered. the rock.  ���������'Liiff et is!" roared Ben, suddenly.  "Steady now."  Out of the blurred vista a ghostly  column *ose in front. Smooth and  sheer were its granite walls, with  dark little casements showing black  in the weird light. The boat rushed  past the Trinity mooring-buoy. She  held on until they heard the sea breaking'.  "Lower av/ay!"- cried Ben, and tbe  yard fell with a sharp rattle that  showed how thoroughly Enid had  laid 7to heart Pollard's tuition.  Constance brought the Daisy round  in a wide curve, and ben got out the  oars to keep her from being dashed  against the reef.  Enid's eyes were turned towardB  the gallery beneath the lantern.  "Lighthouse ahoy!" she screamed,  in a voice^ high-pitched with emotion.  There was uo answering, clang of  the door leading from the room.on a  level with the balcony. Not often had  the girls visited the rock, but they  knew that this was the first sign they  might expect of their arrival being  noted if there were no watchers pacing the  "promenade."  "Help us, Ben," cried Constanca, and  I their united snouts might be heard a  i mile away-'in the prevailing stillness.  \X windovv half way up the tower was  opened. A man's head and shoulders  'j appeared.  ��������� t was" Stephen Brand.  "Thank God!" murmured Constance.  Enid, on whose sensitive soul the  storm, the signal, the hissing rush of  the beat through the waves had cast  a spell of indefinite horror, bit her  lip to restrain her tears.  Brand gave a glance of amazement  at" the thrae up.ittcd -laces Bui .this  was no time for surprise or question.  "I am' coming down."   he   shouted.  "Providence must have sent   you   at  this moment." '    >  He vanished.  "What can it be?" said Constance,  outwardly calm now in the assurance  that,lier father was siii'c.  "Must ha' bin a" accident," said Ben..  ."That signal means/Bring a doctor.'  i An' there, ain't a blessed tug.in harbor, nor won't be till the tide makes."  "That will mean delay," cried Enid.  "Five "or six hours at least, missy."  The main door at the head of the  iron  ladder clamped  to    the    stones  swung   tack,  and   Brand  leaned  out.  He    had    no greeting for them, nor  words of astonishment.  "When will the tug reach here,  Ben?" he asked.     " .-'  The  fisherman   told  him  the  opinion he had tormed. ������  /   "Then you giris must ccme and help  me.    Jacksor. sca'.ded  his hands and  ! arms  in the --kitchen, and  Bates  was  i hurrying tb the store-room lor oil and  whitening-'when-'he   slipped  on    the  stairs and  broke his  leg.    We must  get them both ashore.    Ben, you can  take them?"  "Ay. ay, sir."  "Now. Constance, you first. - Hold  tight and stand in the skip. Your heat  cannot come near the  rock."  tee. swung-the derrick into place and  began to Work the windlass. Constance, cpcl as her father, whispered  to..the excited Enid':  ...   ��������� .  "Let us divide the parcels and take  half each." .--.-.  " '"Oh, I should have forgotten all  about them," said Enid stooping tb  empty the. lockers.  Constance, without flickering an  eyelid, stepped into the. strong basket  with its iron hoops, and, having ar-;  ranged 7 some of the plethoric paper  bags at her feet, told her father to  "hoist away." l  She arrived safely. Enid followed  her, with equal sang froid. though ���������&  lift of forty odd feet whilst standing  in a skip and clinging to a rope is not  an every-day experience.  "Dang me.' said Ben, as Enid., too,  was swung into the lighthouse, "but  they're two plucked 'uns."  Tbel'great nell tolled away, though  the snow had changed to sleet,; and  the heights  beyond  the Land's  End  were dimly visible, so Its warning not������. .  was no longer needed.   The ������ky abov������'������  CORNER OF FRASER        rp     pj PHONE FAIR- 7  AND FERRIS STS. 1*    lOX MONT 1177-L ?  s "* ***  :^j7^..:������>^^.xs^"X~w-:~X'*xk~X''>'> ^~hk^x~w������4k^^~x������:~x~x^^**  *      .':���������������������������      ���������     ...   ������������������-.-- ...-������������������-.  \ A  Photographic  *  *  *���������-  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  *  Supplies I  New stock of Cameras, Papers and  Chemicals at the  !  DRUG STORE  ? (LePatourel & McRae)  I Cor. 7th Ave. & Main St. Phone: Fairmont S6S  ���������:���������   * .      .        t  *****''W***<~y************w  *  *  v:..;..:..:..:..>.>.vt������:������.!���������������!������������������:-������:������������������!"!���������>;���������.!������������������!������������������!<  Z.AA...  ������*-**********************  I le Reliable Sheet Metal Works  *f   3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 86S  ���������      ;   t I      ~-   |   Cornices, Jobbing  and Roofing  t- FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  C.  Errington  ************************* ���������'������������������ '-������������������*-  C. Magnone  *******^'******  17 ������J-  .".���������****  You  Owe  It to .your family���������to your fr*.ends���������  to have a good photograph of yourself.  We endeavor to give each portrait that  individuality so necessary to the finished  picture ��������� one that is artistic, yet  natural. /  %apvaicMT-*p������c,QV.  WEXFORD'S  MOUNT    PLEASANT    STUPIO  Corner Main andBroadway  PHONE: Fairmont 536-1-  ********************* i****  t  i;he  best stock of ARMS,  AMMUNITION,   . CUTLERY, $  and SPORTING GOODS  can f  *   . ������������������-..<*  ? be found at the store of 7   *  I   '     ' I  \Chas. E. Tisdall |  1*        618-620 Hastings St.        t  i"--' .-.-''���������'��������� 4  ^i^l^9****Z>9***#***********  Gifts Fit for  a Pride    ���������!  Our Beautiful Showing oft  Cut Glass and Silverware  is one of the finest displays in the city.  QUALITY  Is our first recommendation  in offering THESE goods.  Every article is of the. best,  made and guaranteed by-  Reputable Manufacturers.  Our Prices are Right  GEO. (.. &.(.������  JEWELLER  AND OPTICIAN  143 nestings St.,  Good Load  A\  7      W  Has arranged for the full output of W. H. DAY GO.'S  MILL on Ferris Road and is able to stpply first-class Pir  Wood, promptly at moderate prices.  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN IN SALT WATER.  Phone: Fairmont 789R, Residence: 4516 John Street  ' CITY HEIGHTS P. 0. g  '***** 1111 U "II111'U'MII'i I \ i������111111 1 ***M I"t I-l II1 Ml I* t   "  < ;*.'  THE WESTERN CALL  *************************%  *  *  *  A  *  TORONTO!  FURNITURE   STORE :]  3334 Main St. T*  Our stock of Furniture .;  is Large, Modern  and ;.  adapted to the tastes of '<  Buyers. -' ;i  Dressers^ Buffets, Tables j  Chairs, Couches, Mat- <  tresses, Bedsteads, etc. ;:  A complete line of ������:  Linoleums. Carpet Squares  etc.  'p  Drop in and im>pectour goods.  ������  This is where you get  a square ���������:���������  deal. i*  M. H. COWAN  ���������*<  :   Braio'i  WOMAN'S BAKERY  AND CONFECTIONERY  Only the Best' kept  8. COUSINS        655 Broadway W.  **************************  |       FOR FIRST QUALITY  * -   ,  i Hour, Ha; and Feed  I OF ALL KINDS  GOTO  OLLIS  BROS.  You will receive courteous  .treatment. Prompt "attention Riven to all orders.  MAIN ST.  BETWEEN  26th and 27th AVES.  PHONE FAIRMONT 15U -  HACK IM .Undertakers  Open Day and Night  y  OFFICEand CHAPEL  1020 GranvIIIeSt. Phone Scymur 8282  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St.   .  Sunday  Services���������Public worship at 11  a m  and 7:00 p.m.   Sunday School and  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.  Bev. J. W. Woodside, M.A.. Pastor  170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. B3948.  BAPTIST  MT. PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Quebec St  S. Everton, B.A., Pastor  250 13th Ave. E.  Preaching   Services���������11   a.m.    and   7:30  p.m.   Sundav S-hnol at 2:30 p.m. "  CENTRAL  BAPTIST CHURCH  : _Cpr. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  ^Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:30  ���������'    p.m.     Sunday  School   at   2:30   p.m.  Rev. P. Clifton Parker, M.A., Pastor  ��������� ���������;'  llth Ave. W.  ���������"    METHODIST   ..-._.-  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario      ���������  Services���������-Preaching atv 11  a.m. -and  at  7 00   p.m.     Sunday  School  and  Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. W. Lashley Hall. B.AlB.D.. Pastor  ,- Parsonage,   123  Eleventh  Ave.  W.nupju  Parsonaie, 123 llth Ave. W.   Tele. 3624  Evensong at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday.  Trinity Methodist Church, Seventh  Ave. K.. between Park Drive^ and Victoria Drive. Pastor, Rev. A. M. Sanford  BA.vB.D.    Public Worship,  Sunday.  at  Sabbath  School at  ..- n- ,T.������..th>-     Midweek rally on Wednesday at 8 p.m.  'll  a.m.  and  7  p.m.  AHOLZCAW  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor. 9th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  f Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible Class at 2:30 p. m.  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a. m.  and 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11:00 a. m-  Rev. G. H. Wilson. Rector  .Rectory,  Cor.  8tli Ave.  and-Prince Ed-  * ward St.   Tele. L3543.  X.A.TTEB DAT SAZHT8  REORGANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  1370 10th Avenue, East.  [Services���������Every   Sunday   evening   at   8  o'clock.   Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  I. McMULLEN. Elder  ZKOEFSHOEHT   OBDEB   OT   ODDFELLOWS  MT.  PLEASANT  LODGE NO.  19  Meets   every  Tuesday   at   8   p.m.   \*  [I.O.O.F.    Hall,   Westminster   Ave..    Mt  pleasant.    Sojourning brethren cordially  Invited to attend.  I W  F. MCKENZIE. N. G.. 452 - lOthAve.. East  J. C. DAVIS. V. G...1231   Homer  Street  .,   S.  Sewell, Rec. Secy., 481  7th avenue  wast.  ' I.OTAJ. OBAHOE 1.09QS  MT. PLEASANT L.  O. L. NO  1842  .   Meets the 1st and  3rd Thursdays  of  -bach month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall.  |All visiting brethren cordially welcotae.  H. Birmingham, W.M., 477 7th Ave.  C. M. Howes, Sec,  393   10th  Ave.  CASH Grocers  and  Provision  riferchants  Large  oj  the BES1  A Iways  On Hand  Our business bas  grown from small  beginnings to its  present proportions  wholly on tbe merit  of our goods.  Our reputation is  built on honor and  prudence. We buy  the best and thus  please our many  patrons.  We Live to Serve  Phone: Fairmont 784  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THE ADDRESS  Cor. 26th & Main  i   CHILDREN'S MEALS  1      %      >   -    ���������  When the Very Best and Most Nourishing Food is Required  Some good advice in regard to children's meals is ghen hy the London  Daily Mail. If there is ever a time,  says that paper, when the human  machine needs tho very best and most  nourishing focd it is between the ages  of five and fiiteen. During these  years, when the body growth is most  rapid, tbe child's strength must be  kept up to the mark, and as varied as  possible a menu of foods readily converted into suitable building materials  must be provided.  Too many parents cling to the  theory that a child's likes and dislikes  in the matter of food are of no importance whatsoever; that the child must  eat what is placed before it, whether  it likes it or not. This is a very poor  system, because it often results in the  child taking a dislike to foods which,  if a little tact had been used, it might  have been led to eat with' some pleasure and appetite. Another point is  that food that one dislikes never does  as much good as it would if it had appealed to the appetite. .  If, then, a child has a dislike for,  say milk, or boiled eggs and essential  nourishing foods of that sort, do not  force them upon him, but have them  served in such a variety of ways that  he will not recognize them. If he refuses to drink milk by the glassful,  turn it into junket or into very, milky  milk puddings.  To encourage the correct development of the brain and body, care  should be exercised over the selection  of the food, and too long an interval  of time should not be allowed .to  elapse between the meals. A child*  at a very early age looks for regularity  in his meals, and whenever the time  comes round the healthy child is  reati^ and expectant for it. If left too  long that .delightful sensation of be-  ���������ing hungry will have passed away and  left a dull ache instead. The child  will either not want to eat at all or  else eat very quickly,' and perhaps  have a bad attack of indigestion in  consequence.  A child should not be brought up  on a large amount of meat;, a little in  the middle of the day is quite enough,  and then it should be ��������� not too well  done . Cold meat is hot easily digested by young children; There should  .always be yegetables. .A milky pud-;  ding with stewed! fruit, or any -pudding made with .milk and eggs, for  dessert. The 'last-meal should be  nourishing, but k:Hvery v light one.  Milk, if he will drink it, either hot or  cold, is the ideal Bupper, but if >he cannot digest it try a cup of raw-meat,  juice diluted with-boiling water. Then  he can have bread and butter, and a  lightly boiled egg, or toast and milk,  or a milky pudding, k-  It is well to encourage in children  a liking for fruit-.let them have it  whenever theywiant'it���������that is to say,  at every mealy All kinds of ripe fruit  as it comes into season should be  given to them, as well as stewed fruit,  but in the case of raw fruit the skin  should ^always be removed.. Never  allow children to eat between meals;  let these meals be regular and wholesome, and do hot give them too. many  candies. A few directly after their  midday meal, -however, are quite harmless.  1  i ~*  :k:       AN EARLY FALL MODEL  The above cut wasH made from a  recent importation of frock to be.worn  during the late summer and early fall,  and shows the new sleeve.: The mag-  yar or kimono waist has lost favor and  is.not seen on any of the newest  gowns.. This model was developed in  cashmere de soie, with ii^eta of velvet and trimmings of soutache braid  and, velvet-covered buttons. ���������: Note  the treatment of sleeve; it is set in  with a piping of velvet.  GERMAN GIRL OF TO-DAY  , SERGE AND SILK  For mid-summer wear at shore or  summer resorts this frock will appeal  to the young girl; the design is simple,  but wonderfully good- looking.7 The  material is white serge and the broad  front panel is trimmed with white  Irish crochet buttons. Silk in some  delicate shade, pale blue, pink or Nile  green is used for the deep hem, broad  collar and cuffs, and each are trimmed"  with bands of faggoting in same color.  Sides and back of the narrow belt  which confines the slight fulness of  short-waisted bodice are also of the  colored silk, and the neck finish ls  a frill of plaited white chiffon.  In Leisure Time She Cultivates Some  i' Special Taste   ...  7 According to; Madame Ola Alsen,  TWho writes in a German weekly, alterations have taken place in. the standard of': taste oi!; the -young girl of today;,7 While;there exists, in Germany  as elsewhere, a large number of young  women whose inclinations must, perforce, be turned to .wage-earning, there  is ia' large; number of I girls ot - leisure  wb^7,hiw^!ttiptte 7to 77cultlvate:7 their  tastes, .and opportunities of doing so,  for the mere sake-of tlitf pleasure to  1^7deriy^7^refTOm.7Npt every girl  is compelled to spend her life in the  rush and7bustle7 ol}' a business or a  ��������� profession ;7luxury7prpvides-them, with  just as good chances of developing  their individuality as7 wage-earning.  Thus, the girl .whose taste leans to  sport may make.that the aim of her  life. She- plays7tennis, and delights  in the fact that she is queen of the  realm, enclosed within certain- lines  marked with white chalk on: a court.  Thisit, however, is not sufficient for  her; she goes, in due season, to climb  mountains,' to. show :her prowess with  the skis, to gain the reputation of one  who can manage the sails of a yacht  with seamanlike skill. In the lecture-  rooms .there are girls who do not  make culture a means to an end, who  never dream of emulating the teaching  women, the lecturers, or those who  earn a living by the pen. They enjoy  a special study for its own sake, and  tor the joy7 if brings to them. They  travel alone in certain districts, but  they do not go without chaperons into  fashionable resorts. In couples earnest girls study - painting in Rome,  Florence, Holland, Brittany, etc., or  listen-to ^ music-at������festivals-at-Bay--  reutb or elsewhere.  IN THE  LAUNDRY  ��������� Black cotton fabrics should be washed in hot water. Use suds instead of  rubbing with soap, and rinse in very  blue water. When dry, dip in" very  thin black starch. Hang on the wrong  side.  Fresh wine stains may be removed  by dipping the stained part in a pan of  milk boiling on .the stove.  ~ If you want a tablecloth to look like  new every time it is washed, do not  starch, but. let it get perfectly dry,  then dip it in hot water, and wring  just so that it will not drip, lay it on  the board, and iron it perfectly dry.  It will take an hour to do it, but you  can get a beautiful polish. Roll on a  long, round stick, and you will have  a polished lineless tablecloth.  BEAUTY HINTS  To Stone Raisins ,  Stoning raisins in the ordinary way  is by no means a pleasant task, but  they can be done in the following way  without any trouble. Put the raisins  in a basin, and pour boiling water  over them. Let them stand for a tew  minutes, drain the water off, and you  will find that the stones will squeeze  out quite easily without taking away  from the flavor.  To obtain a slender throat try  stretching the head up as far as possible and then massage the throat,  using an upward stroke, twice a day.  To whiten your neck apply lemon-  juice occasionally.  Deep breathing will help to reduce  the waist j measurement and enlarge  the bust. The stretching exercises,  too, are splendid as waist depleters.  Raise the arms high above the head;  then, holding knees straight, try to  touch the floor with the finger tips.  Stand erect, place hands on hips,  bend from waist as far as possible to  the right, then to the left  A TIME-SAVER  REPAIRING SCREW H0LE8  For repairing screw holes where the  wood has worn away or become rotten,  a sound job can be made by cutting  an ordinary cork into small pieces and  plugging up the bole, then screwing  the screw Into It.  If . the outside of bright steamers  and pans be greased before placing  on the fire, all the soot and dirt which  adheres is very easily washed off.  This saves much scouring annd cleaning.  Aid to Plants  Plants will grow more quickly if a  few drops of ammonia be added once  ������ week to the water with which they  are watered. The water should be  lukewarm, not colder than the atmosphere, and the leaves of the plants  should be kept free from dust by being sponged ot syringed.  *<^^H^^^4-^4W^K^^>������M^>.H~3������> *****************.i**.i,.i,,iui,i..f.  There is Only One  Semi=Ready  AND WE HAVE IT  No one else can honestly offer  you the genuine Semi-ready  Tailoring- for the makers give  us   the exclusive sale  here.  Semi-Ready Tailoring  THOMAS & McBAIN       519 GRANVILLE ST.  ****************<********** ***********************ii*9  ,.......__���������-_,'s Cash  Grocery;;  ������ Cor. HihAve. andSt. CalberlnesSt. PhoDe Fairmont 1321  X   FRESH GROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,   j j  Y and FRUITS.  TOBACCO, CIGARS and CIGARETTES.  X   Courteous   Treatment,   Good   Service,   Prompt   Delivery   and  $  X " Reasonable Prices.  * '  ���������  $**************^**********9 *4>****************9999*99*  ing end Gastitting   ii  Careful Attention Given to all Work  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  S. S. Montgomery  <4    \\    3129 Westminster Rd.,     Phone: falrmonl782������ <\  !  *******4*******************    ������������������'������������������������������������l������������������������������Hi������������|l4|i������������i������������������������������f  Phono Fairmont 040      Always in Mt Pleasant  s Express  and Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phono - Fairmont 040  A '���������   (  i   ,4,r\  - it -f. r'  *"-%<.   7  *"-    t-      **}*  1- ���������  , b  7\  ���������t       ������,-  i^������������������^^������^^^^i^^^I^'H^><,^^<M^���������<^������*^>^���������������^^^^^���������^^  >���������:.    For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  I Call on  j TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS j  l        Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  +  *  i^************************ ***************************  $>********-l"?*****!***********  **<^ti****iit***tZ>******* * *****  THE HOUSE OF WALLPAPER  % Phone: Fairmont 1243  i >  I For Best Quality Wallpaper of latest designs and f  | lowest possible prices call at this well known store |  *  *  *  *  <s>  Phone: Fairmont 1243   A* ROiS!^,    146 Broadway, East  v  *  *  +  *  *  *'.  *  *&^hz->������hi>&>$a<&S>***&Z>***********    **************************  Calls Answered Day or Night  PHONE Fairmont 1098  Wm. Scott  A Co.  Dominion  Undertaking  Parlors  Funeral Directors and Embalraers.  _.=_ k Spacious Chapel and Reception Ioqb.  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B. C.  |   ^ -,. -  m ncrnni unDCCcuntD t  OscarKidd  PRACTICAL HOHSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Interfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD   STREET  Between Sixth aad Seveatb  Avenues :M-^-^J^M^*^y^>U4r-vi^������S.  ������������������������������������"��������� -7-.     ' -;7^ a'���������������������������.-' :."-,:""7;;;'".-  T, jr   ,x^c-, rRN   CAj L  ''7.7/  ���������x-x^X'-x^^^x-^x^-x-x-x-*  A  If You Wanf  PURE, WHOLESOME  FOOD  For your table give us a ring  FAIRMONT  1367  *  *  *  *  t  *  *  Table Supply  518 BROADWAY, E.  Our Guarantee  l Goes with Every*  I    thing We Sell  | lflt,sGood,WeHavelt  i IfWeHavelUfsGood  t-���������i������������������������������������ t  * *  * f  ������ Home  Cooked  Meats '?���������  | A Specialty.        .$  j H.   HARFORD I  * ��������� *  **************************  Wanted  Man of ability and experience to solicit advertising  Enquire at  Ter mtial City Press  2408 Westminster Rd., near 8th  Phone: Fairmont 1140  THE WESTEBH CAX.I..  Issued every Friday at 240S Westminster Road, one-half block north of Broadway.    Phone Fairmont .1140.-  Editor,  H-H.  A. Odium.  Stevens; Manager, Geo.  Subscription: $i:00,per year, 50 cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  months. ..  Changes of ads. must be in by Tuesday evening ea'.-h week to insure insertion in following issue.  Notices of births, deaths and marriages  inserted free of charge.  The Oddfellows of No. 19 Mount  Pleasant, are preparing for a busy season in degree worK, having received  their new regalia > which cost in the  neighborhood of one thousand dollars ;  and is second to none in the city. P.  G. Bro. J. Hutson has been appointed  to the position of Degree Captain.  "A Picture Travel Talk '' describing  interesting features of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, nature's titanic chasm  and sublimest of gorges; petrified forests of New Mexico, Pueblo Indian  towns, Cliff Dweller ruins, Navaho  Indians, Moki Indian snake dance, etc.,  will be given by Mr. R. Sparling in the  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church,  Tuesday evening, Oct. 10, at 8 o'clock.  DEVELOPING CANADA'S LATENT  SUPPLIES OF WATER POWER.  What the Governments are Doing.  Very Often.  "A woman always says, 'Is'my bat  ���������a straight? "  "Not always:"  ���������No?"  "No:   sometimes   she   says,   "Is   in?  waist all buttoned in the buck?'"  .'*���������  Pitiable.  "Did youevei  see anything  in ore pitia'hi*  tlum a smokfi  without bis to  bated?"  '  "Yes."  "What?"  "A woman at  a bargain sal*  w I thuut any  money."  To Make It Thorough.    /  MY7>ur friend from the--.west appears  to be violently ami-Asiatic."  "He Is. indeed Say. that fellow  wants to change the name;r*f Yellowstone park becai.se it reminds faim of  t>ie yellow peril."  Piling It On.  When ^ man marries, his. troubles begins;  That is the time he gets ^aid tor his sins.  >��������� ��������� Later the trouble  Appears tb him double���������.  When   ha, is  told  by   the   doctor,   "iff  twins." '  In view of the visions.of a coalless  ag������ called up by Sir -WilliamRamSay's  presidential address to the British Association at Portsmouth, the development of other resources of power gains  added interest and importance. Little  has been done hitherto- iii the phited  Kingdom to e xploit alternative sources of energy. Coal is plentiful and  people are hot disposed to look'centuries ahead. In Canada it is other-  ise. \  An ample supply of water-power exists almost everywhere, and local deficiencies of coal have provided the  stimulus needed for its extensive development. In copsequence, Canada  today is rapidly attaining a pre-eminent, position in the ranks of the hydo-  electric  power-producing' countries.  One of the most surprising facts'!  encountered in a study of the'world's  natural resources is the widespread  prevalence of a rough and ready sort  of compensation. This is particularly  noticeable with regard to fuel and  water power. Where coal is found in  large quantities, oil is usually wanting,  and where there is no great quantity  of water power available. Where oil  is present coal is noticeably lacking  and water-power scarce, and so on. Exceptions there are, of course, but the  rule holds good, generally speaking.  Canada, as befits such an extensive  territory, furnishes examples , of both  rule and exception.   Ontario, bountifully supplied* with water power, is deficient in coalfields, andthe oil, supply  is also insufficient to furnish enough  for local needs.    British Columbia is  well supplied    with    potential . water  power, has not   inconsiderable    coal-  j fields and possesses    oilfields    which  ! probably only, require development in  j order, to produce a large output.  I    In these circumstances it 1b natur-  *  ] ally in Oritario that the most exten-  I sive development of the water power  available is to be found. The possession of half a share in probably  the greatest natural power station in  the World���������Niagara���������is iu itself a  most important' national asset, while  there are innumerable other possible  sources of supply of a less stupendous size. - l  i  The first steps in the direction of  providing cheap hydro-electric 'power  I for use of municipalities and private  l consumers in Ontario were taken in  1906, when the Hydro-Electric Power  Commission was appointed'by an, Order in Council.   The matters to.be ih-  r ...    ���������   .    ;.  y,-..  before the end of the present year.  ���������. Turning now to British Columbia,  the next most favoured Province in  the matter "of hydro-electric power,; it  is not surprising to find that there are  a 7humberof large undertakings in  operation, under;.way or contemplated.  The British Columbia Electric Railway Company is building a large plant  oh the Jordan River. The first unit  of 6000 h.p. is expected to be ready  to deliver between September 15 and  Qctober 1st. So great has been the demand for power that a second unit, of  6000 h.p. is to be put in at once.  Active' survey work has been start  ed in connection' with the Prince Rupert Hydro-Electric Company's plans  for supplying power and light in  Prince Rupert. The programme recently adopted by the board of directors contemplates the expenditure of  .������ 123,00$ during the next twelve  months and ������512,500 within the next  four years.       N  It is proposed to develop the Kah-  tada River power by building a dam  capable of giving 15,000 horse-power,  and it is expected that within a year  there will be available not less than  3000 kilowatts which will be increased  to 15,000 kilowatts within four years.  The power will be conveyed'to Prince  Rupert, a distance of forty-two miles.  The falls on the Exaw River, twenty?  eight miles from the city, are reported  to be capable of furnishing nearly the  same amount of energy, but will not  be harnessed until circumstances., war-  ^       ... -    .       . -  rant such an action. :    7      .  ���������     4V.'- .     -,  A comprehensive survey of all the  streams in British Columbia is about  to be undertaken by the ' Canadian  Commission of Conservation, with the  object of ascertaining the volume of  water available for the generation of  electric power. "The- large streams of  the Province, with, their rapid fall, ensure a tremendous reserve of energy  to supplement* the coal; and oil. fields  of the country.  ln the Prairie Provinces the: development is not being neglected. Lacolle  Falls, on the.1 Saskatchewan River, are  to be*harnessed to supply 30,000 h.p.  tb Prince Albert. A sum of ������159,000  has been voted by the ratepayers for  thet'completion of this important municipal scheme. ,,  As a matter of fact: there are few regions in Canada, where ^ater po^yer is  4$44$*������4������3Mg44$������^44gM244������������������3������4g44������������4������44jgM3t^MgMg4������g������4g44g������������gMg,4gMg4  ***.i*****.i^:-***AAA.iA^^^^f**  |     Millinery-god Fancy Goods  ''Every '\ Woman '\_  % Loves a Stylish Hat. .Come and see ours.  *  Eiderdown Wool for making,  MOTOR CAPS "  2 skeins for  *   11  f  *  *  *  I  25c  MISS CURLE,  ���������  ���������  ....... .   . .... *  ->. .. '��������� 77 ���������   ;"  ���������  ^^^������������*������4-.������2m.2*-^*������*������^44^4^������4^*4{m**^^*^������^^������^mJ4424^4       4$M������M34^44$44gM������44gM$M$M$*4g������4$44������44$44$44������4^������43Mg44$M344$44$l^44$.  2636 MAIN  VANCOUVER -  STR.  B. C.  ***9+9******************** 4y*******************i******  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15   *  PHONE: Fairmont 804  |  t  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  :    7 ������������������''���������' '���������- '" '- . - .-v-  A    '  First-class work guaranteed.  Estimates Given COR. 2I������t and WESTMINSTER AVE  )****************. ��������� *************** ************  A  *c     ��������� ���������..���������^.���������..���������..���������..���������.4~j..r..,..,"'-v~*-,~M-+������' **********************i**+\.'f'  *  WherelCan I Gel k  Best Values for My |  copyright:  If you would be convinced just  ask those who hflivoinvested their  money in a  Joy Malleable Range  \~,.  -  -They-will tell you thafc'they, giye the best value because:  First.   The Joy has braced corners.  Second    The Joy has a pin waterfront.  Third. , The Joy has a quarter-inch asbestos lining.  Fourth.   The Joy has a large, roomy oven.  Fifth.   The Joy is a fuel saver. 7  - Sixth.   The Joy  has heaviest fire linings for coal or  wood. ��������� f  The Abercrombte Hardware GoMUd.  *  t  ?  781 Grenville Street  Next Poor to 07 C.  Phone Seymour 3025  C. R. Office  >I^^*<5*^^^*^^^'*S<*������*^^^*^^<5^*^^*������'^S**i>*i>*ft>  ������>.x~w- .������������������m~:������:~x~m-:~X":"X~x������:~:������*.>  ^r������,i|"������i#,*'#'������i^"������'l|'������i#'**���������"*,^,������'���������H*^*^,*'^"������'.'������������������������������'#������������������������'  ** . >j/ ** . %:���������%���������.'*'.���������*'. 4������4i������-4^l'4J. J,  A  i  i  k'  m  ii  i     .    ,. . *u������'������^k���������ki������ ^^mor,^'not available1 to some extent.   Fortnn-  , quired into were the prohable demnna       ......  'for power in the various districts ca,y****��������� the "dustnal regions which re-  sble'of being supplied from the differ- j^e the greater quantity are partlcu-  larly well provided for in this respect.  Thos. McCarthy  OF   THE  IIS-  1035 Broadway  East  Will sell his large new stock  of  Groceries,   Provisions,  Flour, Fruit and Hardware  at 10 per cent discount  ent sources of energy in the Province: j  the location of undeveloped sources: I  the rates that would have to be charg-i  ed; nnd the capital cost of existing"Uh-  dertrkmgs' and their state of development.  As a result of this Committee's inquiries an agreement was entered i.i-i  to with-the Ontario Power Compam  TRAMCAR  DISASTER.  "One passenger was killed and nine  were injured as the result" of an ac-  ! cident  to  a  London  County   Council  tramcar,"at the junction of Shardelos  road and Lewisham Highroad. Sharde-  of Niagrar Falls for the supply of elec- ioes,road is a B teep hiU> 8loplng d()wn  trical energy to the Commission to be '.���������to~,aieTH-ig,i- road. and -w^ the tram,  distributed thereafter; at>gi^ed rates: car  reached  the   bottom,  instead   of  to the various towns which had applied ;,gtop������lng it ,eft the railS( and chai.ged  wer7 The towns supplied with ^^^he;road-   It iurched to one side  Four-  people were pinned beneath the car,  one of them being a young man of  twenty, named Sells, who was terribly  injured and died in a few minutes. The  passengers inside the car were hurled together by the shock, and the  scene was, in the words of a witness,  for power.  electricity by Jthe^Rower Commission \ ~'\777 ~~+'k~k.'   -~ '"-~"~-  -....- --,, __,...���������j i-^.^~^^7^---^~���������=!and-then-toppled-heavily-over.  include all the important cities in the)  triangular part of Ontario which lies  between Lakes Ontario and Erie. Tor-j  onto, Hamilton, 'Guelph, London, St.  Thomas, Woodstock .and Brantford  are supplied in .this way, and the system is capable of great 7 extension.  Plans are now'under way for the tran-  . ^ . "a jumble of human beings, glass and  smission of cheap power through the! broken WOOd work  rural districts, in Order that farmers  may be able to utilize electricity for  the various operations needing power  connected with the agricultural industry. This extension of the supply of  cheap electricity means'much to the  COTTON GROWING.  The expansion of cotton-growing in  j British territories is shown by the lat-  Province.    A  network  of  Interurban | est returns.   The number of bales cof  electric railways, ensuring rapid tran-, cotton imported into the United King-  ,K>\  ���������H^Hi4^^^H,^^4^^^^**X~X'**  ^:-<<--X"X-<������������H^X������H~X������<i*X^:~X^'4������  *  *  *  *  *  t  t  *  *  t  2652  MAIN  $T.,< CoK nth Ave.  Pre^qriptions a Specialty &y Ragisterei) Men  *  McCONKEY'S CANDIES IN FULL  ^SS0RTMEI^4ik^^  Phone. tairmoRt ������ l^ -1.������. Diirfing, Prop.  74.;  *  ���������*���������-m  -���������*���������/���������  ���������*.!..  "t,  *>  l;i  *������������������->  ���������5*������������������������������������'^���������������������������������������������j* ���������j������v*-**j������������.*������������������������������������������-���������������������������j*���������j*^w5r������5*������5������^������*.*������������***j*���������j**-t*w������'**v**i*   *$���������&**S*'S' *$������<S**S*������S,������S������4M{������t{������ *$������<^w^H^H{M^i������|������<{������i^n^ i^������*{������������{*>$*  Subscribe fOT; ^fJE CALLM  The paper tliat boosts The Hill  .'i  .���������������m^^-w^^hh^^^:^^X''X������^*** ^:..:4s^���������^^^:���������^���������4^^K~x~x���������"^4-H���������������,^,  I7;|  ill!  I  Reader  Don't Forget the Time and  Place  sit for passengers and perishable ]  goods, the use of-electric lights, pumps,  and small motors to perform the heavier work of the farms, will be the  means not only of increasing the production of the Province but also of  minimising expenses and adding greatly to the comfort of the people.  In addition to the principle source  of supply at Niagara the Power Commission has investigated many smaller, sources in connection with local  schemes. The Sable, York, Bonne-  chere,'and Blind rivers, the Whitefish  Channel, the Mississauga River, and  Sturgeon River are all capable of producing a considerable quantity of power, and with the present rapid development of the country the utilization of all available sources of energy  must naturally couie to pass. There  is-no fear, however, that the ultimate  supply of power will be insufficient to  meet requirements. Ontario is wonderfully well watered, and the differences of level which exist ensure a  in a large* number of districts. It  less than a year since the original  transmission lines for supplying muni-  : cipalities with Xiagra-generated ppwer  came into operation, but the matter  of extensions is already ..being closely  dbm during the week ended August:24,  1911,  was 9SS1  (including    44    balesv ���������  British West African), and the number j ������  imported during the thirty-four weeks!  ended August 24, was 2,147, 945 (In-! &  eluding 8445 bales British West tn-j/g  dian, 4979 bales British West African, j *  19374 bales British East African, and :--.������  72 bales foreign East African). Thejj[  number of bales exported during the,-^  week ended August 24 was 2571, and j "*  during the thirty-four weeks 271,481.  MELBOURNE   HARBOUR.  The receipts of the Melbourne Harbour Trust at the end of the year are  likely to reach a sum of ������361,000, or  ������.40,000: more than the total of ������321,-  990 last year. In January its receipts  reached ������27.8oS, in February ������30,822,  in March ������29.S72, in April ������22,116, in  May S27.S4S, and in .Tune ������22,274, so  that the receipts for the half-year  reached ������160,80.6. as against ������149,-  is j 354 for the first half of 19107 Against  this amount the expenditure has reached only ������120,SOO, as compared with  ������117,S67 for the corresponding period  of 1910.    The wharfage rates up  till  Westminster Road and 15th Avenue  At Incredibly Low Prices  Butter, Eggs, Ham, Bacon,  Flour,  POULTRY SUPPLIES -  i  *  t.  t  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  ���������5*  *  m  t 4 t I it I ��������� ��������� ��������� ' t ' I ' t ' t' < ' ���������' * ^ t" t * -    J' f' t    I'    I" * ' * * * * f"-fr���������?-- 9  [June of last year amounted to .������128,-  ,������,) gone into, "and the erection of power j ,)74, and this year they have amounted  j line's for rural districts is to be carried j already to ������135,674.  *  *  *  *  *  Fairmont  777  Brand) Storei 26th Ave. t Fraser Ave.  *  *  *  %  *  I   ���������   ���������   ���������-.������������������������������������   ���������-.������������������ ������   4.   ������__������_������  a,   ������._���������  a.. ������   ���������   o  ���������. ���������  +   ���������  : *   ���������'"    mi   ���������   ���������fu-fat0M^ktf-m  y -���������     ' ^ i  ���������WBWP"WWW  I When Planning an Outing 1  fc . -  fc Do hot forget to provide a Refreshing Drink.        We would suggest ^  E GRAPE JUICE.   LIME! JUICE,; PER&UN. SHERBET and, LEMONADE POWDER %' z  -^ A CAMERA will add to the day's pleasure..    When you get home again you 5  mtz - will probably need a,good Cpld Cream,   Let us supply all your Drug Store wants H  ������, Note-PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION 5  FISHER'S  DRUG  S T O RE  #*~  NIGHT     BELL  Phone  Fairmont  2-5-4  **  Cor. Broadway j  Scott Street I  ************<************** ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-*���������������������**������������**���������**  NOW  NOW  Millinery  MISS L. MARSHALL 2305 Main Street  Places for immediate examination Vlarjfe stock of  MILLINERY and ladies,' misses' and children's  WEAR.      Quality the tiest an'd prices reasonable.  Phone: Fairmont 2305 ,, VANCOUVER, B. C.  , . *  ******Sk****lr***************   ,9***9*********************  i ���������   7  *************.^}*.yZ*******'** ****<<'*********���������  y**********  "Annual Xmias Gift"  'is" ���������  Our " Coupon " Contest last year proved so  interesting that several of our customers  have inquired if we intend ha ing another  this year. We have decided to give two  prizes this year, one for the girl holding the  most coupons and1 orife for -the-Mjoy holding  the most coupons at the end of the contest.  We will give a "Coupon " with every purchase of 50c and tip; from' September 15th  1911, to 12 o'clock noon, December 22nd,  1911.       No coupons given after th it hour.  .Iw ,'������5fl j  R. Moore  ������ Phone:   Fairmont 373 22J1 Bridge St. |  ************************** **************************  PROF. CO WAN  EXPERT TEACHER  of Violin, Mandolin,   Guitar, : Banjo,   Authoharp   and     v  Zither.  Twenty' Prfvate Lessons   -   $7.00  '        y'     No Glass Lessons  Musicians suppUes of  every description.  'S W-Td-OAT^MUSIC STORE  2315 Westminster Avenue near 7th  JUIRMON* ^������^|^yAflM������\L__|  We get good Tenants for your Houses.        |  We get good,Wo^es|. for-our Tenants.  We Collect Rents; ^ " " : '  YES  and  Otherwise  Dr. Spencer will commence the season's gospel temperance meetings at  Rose Theatre, Hastings street east,  -next Suuday, October 1st, at 3:00 p.m.,  and every Sunday at the same hour.  Persons interested in the civic, moral  and 1 religious welfare of Vancouver  are cordially invited. All Temperance  ' organizations, singers and other willing helpers are asked to assist for the  lasting good of Vancouver..  The "Rally Day" of Mt. Pleasant-  Methodist Sunday School was held on  Sunday afternoon, 24th inst., when a  large audience gathered for the.occasion. It was inspiring to see such an  attentive, intelligent, interesting Sunday School,, aiid also very gratifying  from a numerical standpoint. The annual report showed no abatement of  interest nor ���������activity, ancl we trust  that, that no spiritual declension has  characterized any section or department. A special programme of song  and response was well rendered by  the children's sweet voices. Aftei' a  few well-chosen words to the parents  by the esteemed superintendent the  Rev. \!r. Williamson, secretary' of the  Sunday School Association, addressed  the audience^ speaking to parents,  'teachers, adults generally upon; the  j "sacred responsibilities" resting upon  ������ jthem as guides and examplesto������������������ youth;'  * Then, directing his attention more  specifically to the boys,and girls, he  based his remarks upon the subject,  "Little Foxes Spoil the Vines," and  in his own graphic style presented  truths to the young minds not soon to  be forgotten. .������������������ Altogether a profitable  and instructive time was spent by the  seven hundred and eighty-one members who were present at this bright  and inspiring "rally service." A more  devoted band than the genial superintendent and his co-workers would  ! be difficult to find, and we rejoice in  the success of this active, much-alive  Sabbath  school. -  Much activity among the churches  preparing for the coming Men's Missionary Convention. .7 Programme  nearly completed.  Hundreds of laymen and clergymen  are looking forward with eager anticipations to the afternoon of October 1 Sth, when at the First Baptist  Church in this city, the first session  ,oil^the^M e_n7sy\iiss^  will open.  The field secretary. Rev. ,1. H. Cameron, has visited all the principal  towns  of  the   Province  in   behalf  or  CANADA'S HARDWOODS.  Canada is dependent foi- its In mi ber supply on  the soft woods of the forest much more than is the  United.States, as seen front the 1910 Forest Products report comx^iled by the Doniinion Forestry  13.ra'iitii7aivd--;shprtly;...tp;!be;-!publislH'd. Of the 1910  Canadian-7liunber'-'en'tv amounting to nearly five bil-  iip'n;,i!eet,.:ttuly oiie-t\y;eiitieth consists of hardwoods  pi* brpad-leiifed trees, worth barely Uve million dollars; on the other hand -"almost one quarter of the  lumber eiitin the United7Stiites consists of hardwoods, which '.country'"has-far greater hardwood  forests than ever did '..Canada; Canada is already  ���������feeling a shortage of the hardwood supply and  makes up the national deficiency by importing annually from the United. States, hardwood lumber  to the value of seven and a half million dollars.  Thus the value of the hardwo'ods impoit'd into  Canada during 1910 exceeded by SO per rent, the  value of the hardwoods manufactured into lumber.  Nearly all of these imports are from the United'  States and consist of the 'most valuable species,  such as oak. hickory, tulip pryellow poplar, chestnut, gum. walnut, cherry and a large amount of  hard pine Avhich is so frequently used as a hardwood. From these above figures it is seen that  we are becoming more and more dependent upon  the.United States whose available supply for export is surely and rapidly decreasing. Whatever  ean..be done to improve the resources of Canada  by the elimination of wood waste, and particularly  by the development of the small, wood lots of Ontario, Southern Quebec and the Maritime provinces  should be done with all possible speed.  TORONTO STREET RAILWAY.  The city of Toronto has received from.the Rail-  ' way Company the total sum of $757,879 as 'percentage on receipts and payment for mileage dnr-  .  ing the year ending August 31.    Last year the-'  city received from the 'railway company" $661,399,  the big increase in thi.s year being of course' in the "  Vpermitage receipts, whicii wer$ $668,730. as com-  '"par'ed with $:>78.403 in, 1910, an increase of $90,327. 7  The receipts this'year exceed those of last year by  $4.")0,(M)0, representing an increase in sales of' all.  classes of tickets of $10,119,274.    The total income  of the company last vear was $4,643,651 j in 1910  4t was $4,192.01 f>.  CANADA'S TRADE.  Canada's trade continues to expand, as shown  by the financial statement for the month of August,  just issued by theTFinance Department. Tlnvac-  count for the five months shows revenue receipts,,  of $52,036,616, an increase of no loss than $6,206,-  246, as compared to the corresponding five months  of the previous year. The expenditures on account of the consolidated'fund for the same period  7, as greater by $.1,980,613, while the capital expenditures for the .'five.-.���������months.-.amounted to  $8,983,158. an increase ��������� of-$178,295; over similar  expenditures for the corresponding period of the  fiscal year 1910.  '  . MOROCCO AND THE MARKETS.  .  "Well informed opinion states that there will be '  no resort to arms in settlement of the'dispute between France and Germany over Morocco. The  stoek nuirkets have suffered considerably trom  rumors of possible war. Thes<; could best be settled and public confidence reassured by an announcement in IJerlin as to what the situation between .the two nations really is. says a London  cable. Roth countries have faced a difficult problem, and with the principle settled- it would be  better for the representatives of the nations to  take time to elaborate a scheme whieh would stand  the test of working. France in her own interests;-  after paying the price iu Congo territory, secures  herself from further interference in Morocco on .  the part of Germany. She sees that any undue extension of Germany's commercial interests there  will inevitably provide an excuse sooner or later  for interference. Germany cannot give France the  protectorate of Morocco, for .Morocco is an "independent" country, but she will acknowledge  France's sole* right to act as the executrix of the \  'will'of.'the. powers expressed-in tlie treaty of Al-  ,geeiras.:'' This means eventually a protectorate  similar to that whieh the British exercise in Kgypt.  ���������Several sharp declines have occurred on the  Berlin Boei^e throughout the entire list, notably  m Canadian secureties, Baltimore, Deutsche Bauk  and all staple properties. Kims on savings banks  have been frequenj. This period of disturbance  should not continue much longer. In the mean-. ���������  time, war is extremely likely.  CANADA'S   LUMBER   PRODUCTION  ���������SOFTWOODS.  Interesting statistical comparisons  may be made from the 1910 lumber report prepared by the Dominion Forestry ^Department. Of the twenty-six  native-species of wood which, together were cut in 1910 to the extent  of four billion, nine hundred million  board' feet .Avorth over ' seventy-seven  million dollars, the first nine were con-'  iferpus or softwoods.; Spruce7>vas the  most Important, alone forming over  one-quarter of the total .cut. Spruce  arid white pine together formed barely one-half of the 1910 cut, while iri  the year previous, these two species  made'' up 'nearly three-fifths bf the  total. 'This decrease in proportion is  due not' to a smaller cut of the two  species, but to a very great increase  in the amount of Douglas fir, hemlock,  cedar   and' yellow   pine  produced   in  WILD ELEPHANTS' BOLDNESS.  A correspondent of the. British East  Africa "Leader" writes from Uganda  :hat. a herd of elephant, about thirty  strong, has been visiting Entebbe district. One, morning at breakfast in  the valley prist in front of his windows they came into full view, ^hey  did not7 seem, to be at all alarmed at  the presence of the natives. They  calmly ^entered a banana garden and  started to eat, arid it was only after  the native^ had fshouted and pelted  them with mvid and stones that they  ���������retired/:'7-' k v. 7:77  LIFESAyiNG   IN   CANADA.  The- Royal TLife 7 Saving Society,  through the efforts of Mr. Henry, who.  visited Canada in its interests two  years ago," has several active provincial branches in Canada. The Province  of Quebec bianchf with headquarters  at Montreal, has been doing excellent  work7 giving demonstrations at the  British Columbia. One-quarter of the I different summer resorts of the so-  1909 cut was formed- of these four (ciety's methods of rescuing persons in j  species,  while   in   1910   the.total   cut danger of drowning.    It has now se"j  Class "E" will be completed. This  vessel will mark an immense advance  in tlie construction of submarines. She  will be about twice as big as her predecessors, having over 800 tons displacement���������bigger than most destroyers. She will be the first submarine  to have decks on which the crew can  work guns, which can be lowered when  the vessel is to bo submerged. Submarines of this class will also be the  first to use heavy oil engines. Wireless equipment and compressed air ia  cylinders will also be carried.  X  In fact, we do Everything- in the renting line.  Mt us cure your worrying,  160 Broadway E. phone:  Room 2 (Near Main) Fairmont 1242   %  '; ****<<*************<-**^^  *  *  * this  work, and find  the pastors and  ���������!��������� j leading  men of  the  churches  deeply  a i interested.  I *4������������<'^������i<iHti,i>y^.lS),fe<^<g.tt.<������..;������<|HJKi.t|H3������t;H|. *********9*********4  MOUNTAIN VIEW GROCERY  BODWELL ROAD     now 34th Ave.  WE CAN Sll^lY#OU WITH  GROCEMlE^and  PRO������ISJONS  *  1*  And   SCHOOL StPPLIES,   also   FLOUR & FEED  at CITY PRICES  From the far Kootenay, pastors are  i planning to be present with one or  [two of their Leading men. The Oka;  jnagan delegates are arranging to take  lthe trip into Vancouver in a special  car to be placed at their disposal b.v  ��������� the  C.  P. R.  j Victoria, New Westminster, Nanaimo and the towns of the'Fraser Valley will be largely represented, and  each of the smaller towns and villages  [ wiil send its quota.  j In the churches of the city, committees are at work selecting dele-  ��������� gates. Some of the larger ones will  4 be,represented by 50 laymen.  Ji The programme, which is practfcal-  + ly, completed, is a singularly strong  *'one. and will be sent out to the  * churches in a few days. The Convention will be a brief college course in  of- the  t  *  R. G. JUSTASON, Prop.  GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED. x  I - * . ,* ^ . !'  I^M^i4^4������^^^BM^M^M^"WWWM"^MWM������'^iM^i^"^i^"WWMMWi^iWiWM������.lMMiWMMg4MWMM������iW^^  [V.        ^^^y"       *������^������^*^^ *.*.*.*.      ..*-^      - ���������***���������- J. -.'������  Attractive MILLINERY OPENING in Progress ������  of the four was increased by seventy  per cent.  White pine lumber is undergoing  a gradual evolution in its importance  to tlie lumber industry. Up to three  years' ago, white pine stood at the  top of the list, when it was supplanted  by spruce, although theactual cut of  the former had not decreased. The  prediction of last year that white  pineuJiatL.. n earl ju J"each ed^i ts ^. maxk  mum cut has proven true this year,  the 1909 cut being decreased by four  per cent.,' or forty-two million feet.  Yellow pine, increased in its cut nearly six hundred per cent, in British  Columbia during one year. This increase of over one hundred and fifty  million feet was sufficient to raise it  from fourteenth place in the species  table to sixth place in importance,  thus surpassing in one year,������red pine,  larch, balsam and tlie four most important hardwoods.  GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.  Missions    for    the    laymen  J  churches,  and  no  church  can  afford  ��������� to have its    greatest    business���������mis-  * sions���������left to  the  hands of men untaught  and  untrained  along missionary lines.  The    feeling    of  those    who  have  heard   Sir    Andrew    Fraser and  Dr.  John R. Mott on other occasions, and |  who know the programme and its per-j  sonnel, is that it will be the oppor  The annual report of the Chief Rail  way Commissioner in New South  Wales for the year. 19]0-1.1 shows that  the gross earnings amounted to ������7,-  407,886, an increase of 10.14 per cent,  on the previous year. The mil way  earnings were ������4 13s. 0d. per cent,  on capital invested, and tramway edm  ings ������4������10s. 8<l. per cent., being an  increase of ls. lid. and 2d. respectively. The surplus of revenue over ex  penditure on railways and tramways  amounted to .������601, 625, an increase of  ������33,458. There were on June 30th,  31,481 persons employed in both services, an increase of 4877. The total  number of passengers by rail was 69,-  919,628, an  increase of 7,275,357, and  by tram 230,275,938, an increase of 23,-  124.917.    The total of over 291,000,000  passengers were carried-without any  j accident resulting in the loss  of the  i life   of   any   passenger.     The   report  cured the permission of the civic au  thorities to give demonstrations in the  public baths of the city on stated days  of the week. A large number of  young men ami young women have  qualified for the society s diplomas,  and are voluntarily giving their lei  sure time to promoting the work.  BRAINS.  ^A-modern-philosopher-once ^aid^that  brains were as cheap as butter, indicating that too many careers were  concentrated in professional spheres.  It may be that one day emptyf)stom-  achs will give the manual labor of  the farm a higher status, inducing  more young* men to follow the profession of farming rather than those callings whicii require a plug hat and a  frock coat sis imperative assets.7'.  LEVATHIAN SUBMARINE.  Early in 1912 the first submarine of  MONTREAL STREET RAILWAY.  . It is understood that in connection  with' the reorganization of the Montreal street railway, the shareholders  of the company  will    receive    $87.50  ?ash   for every  share  from   the  proceeds of the'sale of $9;000,000 of five  per cent oomls to Messrs. Harris & Co.  of Boston, two shares of new debenture stock, and one share of Tramways  Common  Stock.    Nothing official  has  been given out as yet as to the basis  of the exchange, but the details are expected before the end of the month.  C. P. R. IN MONTREAL,  The Canadian Pacific Railway hau  now over 3000 men eng.aged on construction work in and around Montreal  in connection with their plans of .improvements  and .extensions. Twelve  hundred of these are working on the  Place Viger station and yard extensions, 500 on the Windsor station, several hundred more on the Lachine  Bridge, which is being enlarged to allow of double tracking, and the rest  cn the Dominion Express building ami  enlargements at the Angus shops.  With all these men counted in, the C.  P. R. has presently on its pay roll in  Montreal nearly 15.000 persons, earning over a million dollars a month in  salaries and wages.  .k..x..j������x������h^h~k~h~h~:~w~X'-:~:~:~:' *************���������:'******-  t : -... ������������������-..'.  Prosperity  i  tunitv of a life time for mauy of'thei.,. .   .      .,   ,.     ... ���������    .. .,  -1 ->  1 "  - '.states that while every effort was be   A  Ladies cordially invited to examine our Ladies' and Misses'  Hats.      Styles modern.     Plices reasonable.     Hats remodelled.    Hats made to order a specialty.  STORE  OPEN  EVERY  MONDAY  AND  THURSDAY  FROM  7:00  ���������>    : ������������������-������������������ TO 10:00 P. M.  men of this city to attend this Con-,,  % ��������� vention,  and  that  those  who  f$il  to  Jing made to cope with the continual-) ������  MISS' F. KENNEDY  3210 Main Street m      ���������'��������� Phone: F. 592 R.  4*****************9*9****9,**&*v~>**^ store' 2515 Main .Street.  igrowth of Svdney by means of trams.!-:*  miss a great; ,   -....' ,   , .    . \*  I the limit had verv nearl v.. oeen reached ! A  get in as delegates will  occasion.. |as far as the main thoroughfares were  Prof Cowan, expert teacher of the j concerned. It urjs:es that an early de-  violin and an stringed instruments, I. vision ifhbuld be come to for dealing  gives twenty private lessons for ������7.00,: with the traffic problem, and strongly  and keeps musician's supplies of every j urges   that   a   comi)rehensive  scheme!*:*  Ay description at his    up-to-date    music ! should -be. devised, and carried out by'  instalments.  COCHRANE & ELLIOTT  615-617 15th Ave, E, and Westminster Rd.  Teas, Coffees, -Sugars are always0 of  High Grade Quality at this store.  Prices are Low when you consider  the Quality.  Pimne: Fair me nt 761  ���������-- ''      ���������(| ���������-     ��������� l     '.  ^ - . ,  f Store Hours: ../���������  From 7:30 a. m. to 6:30 p. m.  Saturday, 7:30 a m. to 10:30 p. m.  ���������iv  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  i  i  *  i  -3-  **************************. -:*-:**x**:--x~h-:~:**k*-:-<~:-*:~>*k^*^^^ i t^aif.XzASS'i&siiu -������.-r.'->i^siaA:^'. n -������  ���������KJj&&i-i:*iVtt*t^^MZ.h--z^fr^^  THE WESTERN CALL  I  w  %  MM-  4*^^*%**^*^*^***^***********   .**^**^*^^^^^*^*****^****^  *  *  Q  o  44-  *  /O  *  ���������>  tin  o  o  <4  44  O  & COMPANY  ,     ' "  ���������     ��������� ��������� ���������     ���������    .. ir '���������   ��������� *������  Headquarters for all kinds oMiardware j  Agents  for  Gurney-Oxford Ranges  v "Qiancellor," "Quick Meal"  and "Golden Nugget"  STOVES, the most modern  Sherwin-Williams Paint  *  *  I  I  -*  *  I  Branch Store:  Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  This Company has both Single and Double Wagons  |  for  Prompt Delivery���������made   necessary by the  rapid  |  extension of their business. f  Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave. J  7 /  PHONE: Fairmont 820L  ���������*  *  * i  ���������*  I  #  *  4*$Q&fr&b&****************** ***************************  Ads. in the Western Call bring Results  Disease Has Freaks.  No medacal man needs to be told tha.  even disease has its freaks and that re  covery has occasionally been broughi  about by means inexplicably trivial.  One of the most remarkable of.these  unaccountable eccentricities of disease  took pince at Hairer. in Wtwtphulia'  Tbe case was that of a boy who; a-s tin  result of a . very heavy fall. buck ware  on his head while skating, bad for ������  year and 'a half been deaf and dumb  One morning his brother went tc  awake bin> and. finding him sleeping  heavily, tapped him lightly'on. rhe'fore .  bead. To his :uii;>zo;nenl the deaf an:!  dumb hoy awoke with n loud cry  Both speech aud bearing had been restored.  ,. Between Fifty and Sixty. "  The sixth decade of life h;is boer  most prolific iii human arhivvemen>  and niay well tie designated as the ngi  of the master work. In action alone its  accomplishments have revolutionize'.',  history and it would he most difficult  to conceive \vhn.t would lie the present  status of the world's affairs had these  ten years of Individual .life never es  Isted.���������W. A. N   Dot-land' in Century.  Brought the Tears.  "Have yon seen De Murk.v's tates:  battle piece? . It's tb������ most pathetli  thing he bas ever d<������ne."  "No. but I've seen Von Dawber's  ���������Horseradish Grinder.' Nobody can look  at it without crying.".  City Fire Alarms  3���������Granville and Beach.  4���������C. P. R. Yards.  5-^-Granville and Davie.  6���������Granville and Robson.  7���������Seymour and HalmcKen.  8���������North end old Cambie St."  9-r-Georgia and Cambie.  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  12���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir...  14r���������Seymour and Pender.  15���������Homer and Pender.  16���������Hastings and Granville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Seymour and Cordova.  Bridge  19���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)  30���������H.  B. Co., Georgia and Granville  21���������Cordova and water.  22���������W. H. Malkin's. Water Street.  23���������Water and Abbott. ,  24���������Hastings and Abbott.    -_  25���������Cordova and Cambte.  26���������Water and Carrall.  27���������Cordova and Columbia.  28���������Pender and Columbia.  29yPender and Beattie.  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32^-R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street.  34���������City HaU:  35���������Main and Barnard. ���������- -  .   .  36���������Main and Powell.        /' ~  37���������Alain and Keefer.  39���������,C. P. R. Wlfarf  (No. 5 Shed).  42���������Smythe and Cambie.  43���������Smythe & Homer.  44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  46���������Homer and Helmelcen.  52���������Duusniuir ancl Hornby.  S3���������Granville   and  Nelson.  54���������Robson and Hornby,  61���������Davie and Hornby.  62���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������-Georgia and Howe.1  64���������Pender and Howe.  6S���������Hastings and Hornby.  67���������Main and Park Ijane.  68���������Dunsmuir and  Beattie.  71���������Columbia and Alexander.  72���������Seymour and Drake.  73���������Seymour and Smythe.  121���������Heap's Mill. Powell Street  132���������Hastings  Mill  No.  2. ,  1S3���������Hastings Mill No. 1.  124���������Burns' Abattoir.  125���������'Powell and Woodland.  1?6���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleavy.  127���������Pender and Salsbury.  123���������Oxford and Templeton.  139���������I'eiKior  and .lacjvson.  131���������Powell and Carl.  132���������Hastings, and  Carl.  133���������Vernon and Powell.  134���������Pender and Heatley.  .  135���������Powell and Hawks.  136���������Hastings and  Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury and Powell.  138���������Hastings  and,Victoria Drive.  141���������Powell   and    Raymur,   Sugar   Refinery.  142���������Hastings and Vernon.  143^Hastings and 'Lakewood. .  151���������Powell and Kaion  212���������Eighth and Bridge.  213���������Sixth and Heatiier.  214���������Lansdowne and Manitoba.  215���������Prudential  Investment  Co.,  Front  and Manitoba.  216���������Sixth and Birch. ���������  217���������Front and 'Scotia.  318���������Front and Ontario.  221���������Seventh and Ash.  222���������Sixth and Spruce.  224���������-Sixth and Laurel.  225���������Vancouver Lumber Co.  226���������Vancouver-Engineering Co.     ,  237���������Lome and Columbia.  228���������Sixth and Alberta.   ,  231���������Fifth and Yukon.  232���������Eighth and Manitoba.  233���������Sixth and Granville.  241���������Eighth and. Granville.  242���������Front and Main.  243���������Second and Granville. ���������  351���������Main and Dufferin.  253���������Seventh and Carolina.  261���������Prince Edward and Dufferin.  262���������[Eighth and Prince Edward.  263���������(Fifth and Main.  264���������Seventh and Main.-  312���������Barclay  and  Denman.  313���������Pacific. Coast Mills.  314���������Broughton and Georgia.  315���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnaby and Nicola.  317���������Chilco and Barclay.  318���������Chilco and Georgia.  319���������Bidwell and Pendrlll.  321���������Bute and Harwood.  332���������Bute and  Barclay.  323���������-Nelson and Thuriow.  324���������Chilco and Comox.  325���������Burrard and Georgia.  326���������Bute and Georgia.  327���������Bute and Robson.  .328���������^Barclay and Broughton.  329���������lervis and Pendrell.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  332���������Denman and Georgia.  333���������Burnaby and Jervls.  334���������Bidwe'l and Haro.  335���������Robson and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and Comox.  ��������� 337���������Jervis. and Haro.  341���������Pender and Thuriow.  342���������Broughton and Harwood.  343���������Burnaby and'Thuriow.  - 345���������Thuriow and Alberni.  412���������Tliird and Cedar.  413���������Third and-Snaple.  414���������First and Yew.  415���������First and Trafalgar.  416���������Second and Pine.  417���������Cornwall and Yew.  418���������Third arid Macdonald.  419���������?'ir-t. ���������ntuV"Ps������-'ipln\a.  421���������Third and Balsam.  425���������Corn wail and Balsam.  431���������Maple and Creelman, C. P.  R.  irrnnt.'  512���������Eisrhth and Clark.  513���������Graveley and  Park.  . 514���������Fourth  and Park.  . 515���������Gravelev  and Woodland.  BlR���������Phrti-les' and .Qlnrlc  517���������Williams  and Woodland.  518���������Parker and Park.  519���������Venables and Cotton.  521���������Venahles and Clark. -  522���������Campbell and Harris.  523���������Harris  and   Gore.  524���������Prior   and   Gore.  525���������Prior and Jackson.  526r���������Union  and Hawkes.  <=>������7���������<-*-w and f?i"'i>.  528���������Harris and Woodland.  r>3���������������Scr-cnd  and   Pnrk   Drive.  531���������William and Park Drive.  533���������Bi������mark ancl Park Drive.  533���������Third adn  McLean.  ������541���������Carl and Keeffer.  612���������Keefer and Victoria.  613���������Parker and Victoria.  614���������Williams and Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  "  616���������Second and Victoria.  617���������Sixth  and Victoria.  618���������Lakewood   and  Barnard.  713���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock.  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  716���������Broadway  and Burn's.  717���������Twelfth and Woodland.  .718���������Fourteentn and Park Drive.  818���������Sixteenth  and  Sophia.  822���������Twenty-=econd and Sophia.  833���������Twentieth  and Humphrey.  843���������West.   Rd.   and Fraser.  847���������Twenty-fourth  and  Fraser.  858���������Twenty-second  and  Marcha.  873���������Fifteenth and Thomas.  ,.876���������West.   Rd.   and   Thomas.  1212���������Ninth and Yukon.  1213���������Eleventh *and Ontario.  1214���������Tenth and St. George.  1215���������Thirteenth and  Main.  1216���������Tenth  and Quebec.  1217���������Broadway  and Columbia.  1218���������Eleventh and Ash.  1219���������Fifteenth  and Alain.  1234���������Vancouver General  Hospital.  1233���������Broadway and Ash. t  1251���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  1253���������Tenth and West. Road.  1263���������Thirteenth find Prince Edward.  1264���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1312���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh and-Manle.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.   '  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1316���������Eleventh and Oak.  1317���������Broadway andtOak.  1318���������Eleventh and Fir.  1319���������Th'rteenth and Hemlock.  1321���������Broadway and Alder.  1322���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  '323���������Tenth  and Arbutus.  1324���������Fourteenth and Arbutus.  1342���������Broadway and Willow.  1412���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth  and Trafalcar.  2118���������Kamloops and   Hastings.  2119���������Powell and Clinton.  3123���������Eaton nnd Clinton.  3133���������Slocan and Pandora.  3145���������Dundas and Renfrew.  3358���������Windemere and Pender.  J.   A.   McCROSSAN,  City Electrician.  The Buffalo Grocery  KEEPS IN THE LEAD OP  .Vancouver's  Forward  Movement  Fresh Groceries, Fruits.  Vegetables.   Provisions,   Eggs  Butter. Etc.  AT LOWEST PRICES.  Cor. Park Drive and 14th Avenue  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.    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But the wind  I was bitterly cold; the fisherman  'watching the open door, with one eye  [on tbe sea lest an adventurous wave  'should sweep the Daisy against the  [rock, murmured to himself:  "Tea a good job the wind's 1' the  'norrard. This sort o' thing's'a wea-  : ther-breeder, or my name ain't Ben  j Pollard.'  And that was how Enid came back  'to the Gulf Rock to enter upon the  second epoch of her life.  I    Once before had the reef taken her  So its rough heart and  fended    her  (ifrom peril.   Would it shield her again  "���������rescue her from the graver danger  whose shadow even now. loomed out  of the deep.   What was the bell saying in its wistful monotony? -  ;  Enid neither knew nor cared.   Just  then she had other things to    think  about.  . ��������� ...������ i :m ������~������-  .���������������ii."������'. mil. .Ln.". ii.ii.ii. ���������������"������ -.  MRS. W. 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Pollard, with a soul gnarled as his  body, yet had a glimpse of higher  things when he muttered:  "D'ye think ye can hold her, mate,  whiles I hoist the cloth?"  Jackson nodded. The request was  a compliment,* a recognition. He sat  flown and hooked/the tiller between  pits arm and ribs. Ben hauled with a  will; the Daisy, as if she were glad to  escape the cascades of green water  swirling over the rock, sprang into in-  ptaut animation. The watchers from  the lighthouse saw Ben relieve the  steersman and tenderly arrange the  cushions behind . his back. Then  (Brand closed the iron doors and the  three were ieft in dim obscurity.  They cllmed nearly a hundred feet  His amazement was complete when  he encountered tbe redoubtable Daisy  bowling home before a seven-knot  breeze. He instantly came round and  ranged up to speaking distance. When  he learnt what had occurred he readily agreed to return to Penzance in  order to pick up the relief lighthouse-  keepers, ai7d thus save time in transferring them to the rock.  In a word, as Enid Trevillion was  safe, he was delighted at the prospect  of bringing her back that evening,  IWhen the real skipper of the'Lapwing  .would have charge of his own boat.  tot, call me."  They climbed to the trimming stage  of the lantern, which was level witb  the external gallery. Obedient to instructions, they searched the Land's  End and tbe wide reach of Mount's  Bay beyond Cam du. Save a scudding sail7 or two beating in from tbe  Lizard and a couple of big Bteamers  hurrying from the East���������one a Transatlantic Transport liner from London���������there was nothing visible. Iri  the far distance the sea looked smooth  enough, . though they needed no ex-.  planation of the reality when they saw  the irregular white patches glistening  There was noi^ny at all now.    ,      .. against the hull of a Penzance fishing  If    they    left the harbor at three Bmack  S'^^t^reKW?ijId-'ot,Jl-^'P]?nHi^'--   "O,'Connie,  the  reef!"  said  Enid,  light to  reach  the  Gulf  Rock-    Ben.-Buddeily> in alow voice.  Pollard, glancing over his shoulder as  the  Daisy   raced  towards    Penzance  side by side with the Lapwing,   was  Hot so sure of this.   But the arrange-  ment he had suggested was the best  possible one, and he was only an old  iiK'^1 einerged on to *h������!'fisherman who knew the coast, where-  cornice   balcony     after    Brand    bad  stopped the clockwork which control-  swiftly onward past familiar land-; ot dull brown on the tremendous ocean  marks of custom and convention, j prairie. How fierce and keen the  boils furiously over resisting rocks/ iwind! How disconsolate the murmur  and ultimately, if not submerged in art <of the reef!  unknown sea, finds itself again mean-r   Brand,    adjusting    his    binoculars,  dering through new plains of   widei* Scrutinized the cboat.  horizon. . ;   "A1J    right    aboard,"    he said.    "I  Such a perilious passage can never j (think we -have adopted the wiser  be foreseen. The rapids may begin bourse. They will reach Penzance by  where the trees are highest and the foalf-past two."  meadows most luxuriant. No worn- ��������� His next glance was towards the  ing is given. The increased pace of Stand's End signal station. A line of  events  is pleasant and   exhilarating. | flags fluttered out to their right of the  as Master Stanhope pinned his faith  to the Nautical Almanac arid the  Rules.  The people  most  concerned  knew  nothing of these proceedings.  ���������   When Constance and Enid had sol-  The "Daisy 'haTshnink'to'a"splash ������'mnly. decided on the menu for dinger, when they had inspected the kit-  They glahced- at the turbid retreat  of the tide over-the submerged rocks.  The sea was heavier, the''noise louder,  now that they listened to it, than when;  they arrived <������ *���������'.'   Dai?-   '"   '  (Continued Next Week.)  SoldOut  C. C. Pjlkey  Disposed of his.     7'  Bicycle and Repair Business  to Mr.  DAVIES recently  led the hammer of the .bell.  What a difference up here! The sea,  widened immeasurably, had changed  Its color. Now it was a sullen blue  'gray^ The land was nearer and higher,  'fetaff,  "Signal   noted anq  forwarded,"  he  j read aloud.    "That  is all  right;  but  the wind has changed."  j.   Enid popped inside the lantern for  j; shelter.    It ��������� v, as bitterly cold.  I     "Better follow her example, Connie,"  Said Brand, to his daughter. . "I will  ; draw the, curtains.    We can seev just  as well and be comfortable."  i    Indeed, the protection of the stout  iplate glass, so  thick and tough that  sea-birds on  a  stormy  night dashed  themselves to painless death against  at,    was    very  welcome.     Moreover,  WANTED  ~ Young lady graduate of the R. A. of  M. desires a few pupils. ' Pianoforte.'  Term3 reasonable, f Apply 3424 Quebec  Street.  SPIRITUALISM  A SPIRITUAL meeting will be held  I every Thursday evening at 8 o'clock  ���������Classes for enquirers can-be arranged  ,for. Mrs. Clarke,  yTTeacher,  36 Inman Avenues, Central Park.  r  Rose Bushes7  1, 2 and 3 years old. :���������  Flowers and Plants at  very low prices.  Cor \3th Ave. & Main St.  Fairmont 817R-  Even the last wild plunge over; the  cascade is neither resented nor feared. Some frail craft are shattered in  transit, some wholly sunken' some  emerge with riven sails and tarnished  embellishments. A few not only survive the ordeal, but thereby fit themselves for more daring exploits, more  soul-stirring adventures.  When the two girls stood with  Stephen Brand in the narrow entrance  to the lighthouse, the gravity of their  bright young faces was due solely to  the fact that their father had announced the serious accidents which  had befallen his assistants. No secret monitor whispered that fate, in  her bold and merciless dramatic action, had roughly removed two characters from the stage to clear it for  more striking events.  Not once in twenty years has it  happened that two out of the three  keepers maintained on a rock station  within signalling distance of the shore  have become incapacitated for duty on  the same day. The thing was so be-  wilderingly sudden, the arrival of  Constance and Enid on the scene so  timely and unexpected, that Brand, a  philosopher of ready decision in most  affairs of life, was at a loss what to pointed now sou'west by west It  do for the best now that help,, of a l^ould not require much further v'aria-  sort undreamed of, was at hand.      7!;tion to bring about a    strong    blow  chen and commended the cleanliness  of the cook, Jackson, when they had  washed the dishes and discovered the  "whereabouts of the "tea-things," they  suddenly determined that it was much  ."nicer aloft in the sky parlor than in  these dim little rooms.  "I don't see why they don't have  decent, windows," said Enid. "Of  course it blows hard here in a gale,  but just look at that' tiny ventilator,  no bigger than a ship's port-hole, with  a double storm-shutter to secure it if  you please, for all the world as if the  sea rose so high!"  Constance took thought for a while.  "I suppose the sea never does reach  this height," she said.  :.' Enid, in order to .look out, had to  thrust her hi ad and shoulders through  an apertura two feet square and three  feet'iii dtpth. They were in the living-room at that moment���������full seventy  feet above the spring tide high-water  mark. Sixty feet higher, the cornice  of the gallery was given its graceful  outer siope to snoot the climbing  wave-crests of an Atlantic gale away  ���������������������  Cf*     V������ Meals  -   25c  . XjQuJQ,      Meal Ticket $4,50  Short Orders a Specialty.  The most Up-to-daterplace to eat on the Hill.  All hcme'ccokiiigY   White help.   Quick service.  2611 MAIN STREET E. W. BUSBY, Prop.  ^,^*4^4M5*^^^^2***^*4*^^w3^*^M5M5*^M5^,*5w3H^  *���������  ���������������  though neither of the girls would ad-.'from-the lantern. The girls could not  :mit it, there was a sense of security  here which was strangely absent when  they looked into the abyss beneath  the stone gallery." Constance balancing ; a telescope, Enid peering through  ithe ,field-glasses, followed the progress of the Daisy in silence, but  ���������Brand's t eyes wandered uneasily from  the barometer, which had fallen rap-  ildly during the past hour, to the cy  realize this stupendous fact. Brand  had never told them,. He wished  them to sleep peacefully on stormy  nights when he was away from home.  They laughed now at the fanciful notion that the sea could ever so much  as toss its spray at the window of the  living-room.  They passed into the narrow stairway.     Their   voices ,  and    footsteps  clonic nimbus spreading its dark mass 7 sounded hollow.   It was to the floor be-  . <PHONE  DR. R-  Physician  INGRAM  and   Surgeon  Office and Residence:  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  beyond the Seven Stones Lightship.  The sun bad vanished, seemingly for  the day, and the indicator attached to  the base of the wind vane overhead  tfrom the true southwest, a quarter re-  every atom of its solid granite  sponsible for most of the fierce gales  ithat sweep the English Channel.  ,: Nevertheless,    this    qujpk    darting  iftbout of the  fickle  breeze  did    not  lusually betoken lasting bad weather.  ,At the worst the girls might bs com-  The case of Jackson, who was  scalded, was simple enough. The'  Board of Trade medicine chest sup7  plied to each lighthouse is a facsimile of that carried : by every seagoing steamship. It "contained the  ordinary remedies for such-an injury,;  and_there wouKTbe^ little jMfflcuky^ oil. fpeited" to passlhe������n7ght"on"\he rock  _ .,.       ������_ .   .- a.^-. jj^ fcnew that the  tug with  the two  .relief men would make a valiant effort  ;to reach the lighthouse at the earliest  .possible moment. When the men  Joined him the giris could embark.  ;As it was, the affair was spiced with  adventure.    Were If not for the mis-  neath that Bates had fallen. ���������  "I don't think I like living in a lighthouse," cried Enid. "It gives one the  creeps."  "Surely, there are neither ghosts  ;nor ghouls here," said Constance. "It  is  modern, scientific,    utilitarian    in  DeVaz Grocery  220 BROADWAY, WEST  Choice Groceries, Confections  and School Supplies  ..,���������."..-'���������,'.'    '/���������"���������'*���������'. "  Phones Fairmont 992 Vancouver, B. O.  *^HH^*4^H^^K<^^^^:^iW'***������ ������������������������H;'������'M'4t<4>4l'4������4H^^<^������������������i''I'4l'<'4|i  H^^4^������4^^^^4^K~H~X������H������*** *****������*****************l>***  PHONE mm A������*m ^^^ m'Awm. ^m     m PROPRIETORS:  FAIRMONT  510  NOTICE f  cTWcGOWEN  C& SALTER^  danger in lowering the sufferer to the  boat.  But Bates's affair '.was different. He'  lay almost where he had fallen..  Brand had only lifted him into the'  store-room from the foot of the stairs,;  placing a pillow beneath his head, and!  appealing both to him and to Jackson  to endure their torture unmoved whilst)-  he went to signal for assistance.  The problem that confronted him'  now was one of judgment Was it beti  ler; to await the corning of the doctoH  or endeavor to transfer Bates to thei  boat?  He consulted Ben Pollard again; the}  girls were already; climbing the steepj  stairs to sympathize with and tend to>  the injured men.  "Do you think it will blow harder.  Pen,''when the tide turns?" hetaskedj   The  old  fellow   seemed   to   regard:! [^ charge oT the kitchen"  the question as most interesting and7j,  -And poor me!" chimed in Enid  But Enid was silent as they climbed  the steep stairs. Once she stopped  and7 peeped into her father's bedroom.  "That is where they brought me  ;when I firs tcame, to the rock," she  whispered. "It used to be Mr. Jones's  room,   r remember dad saying so."  Constance, on whose shoulders the  reassuring clcak of science hung some-  Iwhat loosely, placed ber arm around  iher sister's waist in a sudden access  of tenderness.  "You have improved in appearance  .hap to the assistant-keepers the young since then, Enid," she said  :people would have enjoyed themselves :   "What a wizened little chip I must  thoroughly.    The  new  airt    of    the h^ve looked.   I wonder who I am."  jwind, too, would send the Daisy speed- .   "I know who you soon will be if you  ���������ily  back to  port.    On  the  whole,  a don't care."  doubtful    situation     was  greatly  re-"    Enid blushed prettily   She glanced  lieved.   His face brightened.    With a at  herself in a small mirror on the  grave    humor    not   altogether  artifi- :wall.   Trust a woman to find a mirror  vrhe cned: in any apartment.  (   ' Now, Constance, I did not take you "1 supposa  Jack  will ask    me    to  ���������aboard as a visitor.    Between us we 'marry him," she mused.     "  ought to muster a good appstite. Come ���������. "And what will you reply?"  with me to the store-room.   I will get '   The  girl's  lips'parted.    Her   eyes  fyou anything you want and leave you ishone for an instant7   Then she. burled her face against her sister's bo-  nomr^RM^ytcyhim;^  he surveyed land,  sea and  sk/i.1   "Mercy!    I nearly lost my situation Llf.'^ brother as nice as him-  ^WILLIAnS  Express, Baggage  and  Furniture Removed  "South Vancouver      ���������      Roslyn Sireet  O.-t Bodwell Rd.. Six blocks east of Fraser  Also large variety of  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock  of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD  OUR BEST FLOUR  FT. VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Westminster Read  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  a    Satisf action Guaranteed.    X  fore  hiost carefully before he replied:       7 before I got it."  "It  may be a'most anything  afore; ;   ''How?" -= ,  hight, Misser Brand. |;   "We liiet Jack Stanhope and asked  At another time Brand would have! j|im to come with us"  smiled.:  To-day he was nervous, dis-y "You asked  him,  you  mean"  said  traught, wrenched out. of the worn ruti 'Constance.  of .things. \, ..,,. 7:   "And you met him, I meant," said  .  "I fancy there is some chance of thei lEnid.  doctor being unable to land when he!'{ "I don't care a pin how you treated  reaches the rock. Do you agree with Stanhope, so long as you didn't bring  to������;."      , i.   ���������'���������-.'���������������������������'"   ���������       . 1 .him,"'said Brand, "though, indeed, he  His voice rang sharply.   Ben caught .would have been useful as it turned  its note and dropped his weather-wise but."  kro^'gu'ty- '      ���������' ! ���������    When  lunch   was readv   thev   sum-  "Itll blow harder, an mebbe,snaw .moned him by the-electric bells'he had  ag.i.?' \.hf, saido ... : ��������� 'Put   UP   throughout  the  building    It  "I shall need some help here m that; gave them great-jov to discover in the  case, so 1 will retain the young ladies, 'living room a code of signals which  Of course you can manage the boat 'covered a variety of messages They  easily enough without them?" (-.rang him  downstairs  by  tlie correct  Pollard grinned  reassuringly ,'j.call for "Meal-served "  - "We'm run straight in wi* thiccy 7 It was a hasty repast, ' as Brand  \vind," he said. j [could not remain long away from the  : So they settled it that way, all so' ^ass-covered observatory, hut th?y all  simply. ��������� i .enjoyed it immensely  A man sets up two slim masts a -as he said, "to gobble* up the remains "  'thousand miles apart and flashes com-, jbut soon he shouted, down the stairs  prehensible messages across the void. 7to tell'"them that the Daisy had rouud-  The multitude gapes at first, but, wm , te'd Cam du. He could not tell them,  accepts the thing as reasonab'e-. f ihot knowing it, that at that precise  ."Wireless telegraphy" is the term, as. .moment old Ben "Pollard was franti- Wint *  one says "by mail." ! jcally   signalling   to   Lieutenant   Stan- '  A whole drama was flowing over a i -hope to change the course-of the srtiall  curve of the earth at that, moment, i !steam yacht he had commandeered as  but the Marconi station was invisible.! !80on as thd murmur ran through the  There was no expert in telepathic sen-; 'town that the Gulf Rock was flying ths  present to tell Brand and the';���������'"������'" .-o7it-������/?" cio-n^i  sation  fisherman    that    their    commonplace  Nvords covered a magic code.  Jackson, white and mute, was lowered first. The brave fellow would not  content himself with nursing his agony  amidst the. cushions aft.   When'Bates,  Heip .wanted" signal  j, The officials did not know that  ! Brand was compelled by the snow-  | storm to use rockets. All the infor-  j piation they "possessed was the mes-  1 page from Land's End and its time  ' pf despatch.  given some slight strength by a stiff I ,   jack stanhope's easy-going face he  dose of brandy, was carried, with in- j icame   very   strenuous,   indeed,   when  finite care, down three flights of steep j jie.heard the news.  and narrow stairs, and slung to the !  crant in an iron cot to be lowered in  his turn, Jackscn stood J up.   Heedless  Whereupon Constance laughed loud  and long.  The relief was grateful to both.  Enid's idea of a happy solution of the  domestic difficulty appealed to their  easily stirred  sense of humor.  "Never mind, dear,' gasped Constance at last. "You shall marry your  Jack and invite all the nice men to  dinner. Good gracious! I will have  the pick of the navy. Perhaps the  Admiral may be a widower."  ���������'With- flushed faces they reached  the region of light. Brand was writing at a> small desk in the service-  room.  "Something seems to have amused  you,"  he  said.    "I have  heard   weird  peals ascending from the depths."  ���������   "Connie is going to splice the admiral," explained Enid.  "What admiral?"  "Any old admiral."  ,   "Indeed, I will not take an old ad-  He left them, ;niral."' protested the elder.  "Then you had better take him when  he is a lieutenant," said Brand.  This offered too good an opening to  he resisted. . y  "Enid <=has already secured the lieu-  slie murmured, with a swift  glance at the other.  Brand looked-up quizzically.  ���������   "Dear nie," he cried, "if my congratulations" are not belated���������"  '   Enid    was    blushing    again^     She  :threw her arms about his neck.  7 "Don't believe her, dad,"  she  said.  ("She's jealous!"  .. Constance saw a hook lying on the  table: "Regulations for-i the Lighthouse Service." She opened it.  Brand stroked Enid's hair gently, and  resumed the writing of his daily journal.  THE DON Ice Cream Parlor   I  I' . - Is now doing business at  ;���������   2648 MAIN STR,, 2nd Store from Corner llth Ave. ������  > . where-your patronage will'be appreciated. ' ������  SUMMER SPCOIAITIES |  > CREAM, MILK, BUTTERMILK andjCREAMERY BUTTER FRESH f~  > DAILY.        A FULL LINE OF CIGARS, CIGARETTES, T  f.    ���������                  and TOBACCO.   Agents for Woman's Bakery. X  U******************^ *************************%-  *1**+1*}>+1"}"1"1*>>1^^^^  :������������>k������*2������*:  ������j**5������*j**5������*j������������j������������j**j*������*������������Jw5^j������  AKE VOl! IMKKhSTITJ IN (i. f. METHODISM?  - THEN THE  Western  ist Recorder  7--*}.^=^���������  X  (Published Monthly)  Is ahnott indespensible 'to you.  No other medium will give you such general and  such satisfactory information about Methodist  activity in this great growing province. Whether  ^M^odist^or^not^you are interested in Methcd.st  movement.    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Special Idea No. S, -'With or without legs.  .   .  .'.$2.75  ..$4.00'  ..������8.50'  ������10.00  $11.50  $45.00  $45.00  w  of remonstrances, he helped to steady  the cot and adjust it amidships clear  of the sail  "Well done, Artie," said Brands  clear voice. ���������  "Oh, brave!" murmured Enid.  "We will visit you every day at the  hospital," sang out Constance.  Jackson smiled, yes, smiled, though  his bandaged arms gulyered and the  _,.     . . a. j . 'The    Elder   Brethren!"   whispered; *  ,   The hour stated was precisely the  Constance.   "Do they wear long white ! f  time the Daisy was oue at the rock if   beards'" \'~  She made a good trip.   Without allow-,     "And" cArrv wands?" added the  ling for any possible contingency save  covered Enid.  We also have a few lines of the MOffAT RANGE.  The small size for a small family for the small price  of $35.00, and a.six-hole Nd. 9(for .$50.00, connected.  Don't forget our Mailable Range, $70.00, connected.  t  *  A.  i  *  *  *  .*  *  *  *  *  *  t  i  ���������5-  re-:  jdisaster to the two girls and their escort, he rushed to the mborfcg-place  <of the 10-ton ^team-yacht Lapwing,  ���������Impounded a couple of lounging sail-  iors, fired up, stoked, and steered the  ' '.craft himself, and was ofT across the  Bay in a quarter of the time that the  owner of  the  Lap-wing    could    have  1 acbiev&d the same result.  velvet  cloaks    and > *  "And  dress  in  buckled shoes?"  "And���������"  ��������� "And say *Boo* to naughty little girls  who won't let me complete my diary," i ���������>  shouted Brand. "Be off, both of you.' ?  Keep a lookout for tbe next ten min-1 ������.  utes. If you see any signals from the 1 *  HAinland^oi. caich sigtrt'of the Lance- j Jts^^.%4  <������  *  1714-1716 Park Drive       Phone: Seymour 8691  BRANCH STORE   COLLINGWOOD EAST  ****   *****. ^^**********9*9���������!'���������������! 11 j  '*��������� * " .^i'SV'i^^iV^it^Jt^^-^iS  ������3������iiY^  ���������V ^:;j?^;^iwt'Ai>-Vi'/>A^\U;^Vft^������.i������i!;i--.v^i ^ijhtjaw:** *.���������  dKtf  THE WESTERN CALL  PI  p .  k  i  I'M  fe  Si'  si:  If  ft  1  64:  ������4  if!  fell1  P  H  41 *.  It.'5  III!  i-S  ''���������  I!  I  m  I  K  I'M  I'fjj-  \vi*  *************a***^  - ������������������-.'.., - .���������..������������������������������������"������������������-..    "7^ - 7     ���������''-' ��������� ' . y : '   X..      .       " ' .- ������������������-   ������������������."'���������."'������������������ '  BEFORE going over town to select your New Fall Hat^ cajl around at the  IDEAL   DRY   GOODS   HOUSE  7       2530 SCOTT STREET        7  And see what we have.    We have ou hand  a  large  assortment  of  Ladies',  Misses'  and  Children's Hats in all the New Fall Styles.  LARGE DISPLAY OF FASHIONABLE MILLINERY NOW ON SALE.  Our Prices are exceptionally low.    Our Models Up-to-date.  GRANDVIEW  ���������*'���������/'.  Dr. Thomas will address a meeting  for men' iii St. Saviour's Church,  Grandview, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct.  1st. His subject will be "Social Regeneration." St. Saviour's Church is  on the corner of First avenue and Sem-  lin Drive.  Dr. Thomas is admittedly one of the.  most eminent scholars in the Anglican  Church.    Don't fail to hear him.  4 4ii|. 9*1 ,\, ,i***.\,*************** HMH~>*H^^^*^~>'H^~H***<~H* *****************************������z^****^  CEDAR COHAGE AND  SOUTH VANCOUVER  The Reporter, and not the Manage  ment of this paper is responsible for  the comments and criticisms express*  ed below.  At the last meeting of the council  ers, etc., being stolen that it has occurred to the authorities that to prevent this some lock-up accommodation for the fuel (not the offenders)  might be desirable. Heavy wagon tenders with secure coal bunkers of a capacity of about one tori are to be  forthwith i supplied.   7 7  Councillor Toderick entertained a  large number of his friends at his residence at East Collingwood on Friday  evening last. 7 The'.-'���������".���������large    company  the October meetings of the various  ratepayers' associations.  Work was commenced on Tuesday  of laying the new eight-foot sidewalks  on the newly-graded section of Westminster Road. -  A quiet wedding took place on Wednesday   when Mabel   Blanche,   eldest  a .     . ,. .. .      were  most  hospitably    received  and  on   Saturday   afternoon, , the   greater .....        , ���������    ,,     ���������      ,     -. iU  .    . ...       ���������. .. , v    spent a highly enjoyable evening, the  part of the afternoon was devoted by i 7   .   ���������. ���������    B /- Jy _    "'  *i��������� ������-���������^  ������f ������r������������������t���������  8yK���������������������������,������������������ Ay1 newly formed Central Park Board ad-  the Board of Works in  hearing the ���������-.    -.������.'.��������� ,.. .   ��������� .:-.*-.- ..  several   representatives    of     various "* additional  pleasure  to  the pro-  firms  expatiate  upon   the' merits  of ceed,ng8 by thelr ,11UBioal effort8-   **"  their respective rock crushing plants.' freshments, dancing and games thor-  oughly amused the guests .until a late  hour.  Other Councillors please copy!  After some three hours, devoted to  -tills task, it was decided that the  jBaard would first inspect some of the  ^Machines on Monday before placing  tlie order. .The prompt action of the new Fire  Department averted what might hav,e  During this week the rocking of Fra. keen a serious blaze at 25th avenue  ser avenue is to be pushed forward, on Friday night last.. At 8:30 a call  and to expedite the completion of the was received for a fire at' the confec-  work 15 additional teams are to be'tionary and tobaced'store of Messrs.  put on, and a greater supply of rock Tennant, Borden & Mcintosh, but was  ordered. fortunately-extinguished by the brig  ade without- any serious damage occur-  ing. .-'��������� ��������� 7  Tenders for the erection of municipal stables are to be called for an������ :  specifications for the same may be in- On Monday next, Oct. 2nd, the new  .spected at the engineer's office. post office at Knight Road; car term-  . \ inus of the city limits, will be opened  ' ~. _. i   j  4.^'.. .������������������*  Mr business under Mr. S. P. Kelly,as  The engineer was asked  to report ��������� '  ... .    ..     . ���������  . '������������������,,������������������������; postmaster.   "Sunnydene" P. O. is lo-  ��������� specially as to the proposed purchase j     .   .     .   .. , ��������� . . , ���������     .  a a.      I _     *���������. wiJ. j���������..���������������*^������-t    itc cated at the corner of Knight Road,  ��������� of two horses for his department.  He:  i.     ...   ,. j *��������� ....��������������������������������������� ������,r,^.i������ I Westminster Road and Agnes Road, at  was also .instructed to prepare specifi- ., =  .i       a    e     ������-   4.~ k   ���������i���������,.���������j nm,���������A  Kelly s Grocery and residents are ad-  ��������� cations for fencing to be placed around    .    * ',.,,'.,...  vised to note this fact to save delay  BIG STEEL ORDER.  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel  Craig of Collingwood was united in  matrimony to Mr. Percy John Burch  of .Vancouver. The Rev. T. R. Peacock performed the ceremony, Miss  Elsie Green attending the bride while  Mr. K. A. Campbell supported the  groom. After a brief honeymoon trip  Mr. and Mrs. Burch purpose residing  at 1932 York Street; Kitsilano.   -  The Canadian Northern Railway  has placed orders'with the Dominion  Steel' Corporation for 60,000 tons of  steel rails. The tonnage. represented  in this order will lay, approximately,  600 miles of railway. The orders call  for .delivery at the rate of 15,000 per  month. ; The new nail factory which  the Steel Corporation is erecting is  now nearing completion. This structure covers three acres of land, and  will be the largest manufactory of the  kind in Canada.  The funeral of .John Wilfrid Blair,  the three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.  G. H. Blair, corner of Bodwell Road  and Fraser Avenue, took place on Tuesday from the family residence, Rev.  J. B. Johnson officiating.  The anniversary services of Robson  Memorial Methodist Church, Cedar  Cottage were held last Sunday,,the  24th inst. The Rev. F. W. Langjiord,  M. A., conducting the morning service,  and the Rev. "J. F. Betts, the evening  service, with a special Sunday School  Rally in the afternoon.  itbe municipal hall.  Mr. A. E. Young, having been'appointed to the newly created post of  building inspector, has been very busy  compiling the first draft of the  pro- .  posed Building By-law.    This he has^ candidates-for mumcpal    reeve   and  now jractically completed, bearing in  in future correspondence. ^This new  office will save many a long jaunt to  and from Cedar Cottage.  'Already the consideration of suitable  mind the municipal requirements and  also the desirability oT encouraging  the continued  influx:_7pf the..Jwqrking  councillors is commencing to- arouse  local interest. Mr. T. Dickie, who put  up such a good fight for the position  of Reeve last January, has announced  hi������-desi re^not-to-stand'againf-but^it"is  hoped by many of his friends he may  be persuaded to do so. v  classes as residents. To this; end it  is understood that few restrictions as  to size and construction are to be introduced.   The council regarding this  as a matter of utmost importance, in- Rumors, are also current as to candi  tend to hold a^special meeting to con- dates against the sitting members in  sider tt before submitting it to a plebe- Wards 11 and IV. but so far no active  scite. steps have been-taken', the Dominion  * elections laying absorbed all the ef*  Within the past few weeks so many forts of local politicians.    At present  instances  have  occurred7.of  the  coal a sort of truce against elections Is ex-  necessary for road rollers, rock crush- istent but this will probably cease with  ���������* .  '- '''..'"'----.<''-  '.*.-��������� -��������� ..-...., 7'. - ��������� - .  Our Opinion on the  Range Question    ' <  *  I  t  *  *  *  *  V*'  I *  ���������I  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. ~ Tjd  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  itiwwanil  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it.   If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it;   Will  you not come and see it?, We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes -that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  W. R   OWEN  -      '_ . Phone Fairmont 447  ������   2337 Main'Street  99*9********************** ************************���������!������������������!���������.  , tOh Tuesday last the Annual Supper  and Entertainment took place and a  large number of friends assembled to  enjoy the good fare and also the musical program. The following artists  assisted in the evening's program:  Mrs. G. B. Kerfoot, Miss Eva McCros-  san, Dr. A. L. Johnson, Messrs. R. A.  Dingman, D. A. Jones and A. Sullivan,'  whilst the Kitsilano . Male Quartette  also contributed some pleasing selections. Addresses by Rev; J. F. Betts,  P.'-W. Langford, and'J7C. Swltzer were  also given.  Never before in the history of Cedar  Cottage has such a successful concert  and such an. array of talent been presented as waB the case on Monday at  the Scotch Concert given at Marfew  Hall. Not only was every seat full,  bqt standing room was barely enough  for the audience,7 and Mr. A. Inn es the  organizer, deserves every congratulation. Of course no Scotch concert  could be complete "without the bagpipes and plenty of the national music  was in evidence; to the great Relight of  the Scotch portion of the company  present, the others prudently said  nothing but joined in the loud applause  at the conclusion of each effort.  Miss Lizzie Isdale, with her character dances and her sister Miss Alary  Isdale, who sang Gaelic folk songs in  a delightful, pure contralto were probably the stars of the evening whilst  bounie little Miss McRae also charmed  everyone by her rendering of the difficult sword and highland fling dances.  Miss K. Henderson, Miss . Urquhart,  Miss Alvina Munn and Miss Downes  with Messrs R. Morrison and I. W. His-  lop, also contributed pleasing selections whilst Mrs. Hall of Victoria added to the enjoyment of the evening  by her highly successful performance  of.the duties of accompanist.  HORSES FOR. THE KING.  "Standard of Empire" Correspondent.  A pair of tall, shapely, grey carriage  horses have been purchased . for His  Majesty the King for use at Aden during the forthcoming to India. Mr. H.  W. Wolder, the well-known shipper of  horses and. cattle to Western Australia, obtained them for the Australian  United Steam Navigation Company,  which was commissioned by the British-India Steam Navigation Company  to make the purchase. It will be recalled, that two chargers for his Majesty's use were recently secured in  Queensland. ,  B. C. TRADE.  Per head of population the trade of  British Columbia is already the largest of any country in the world, having gained three-hundred-fold ,in the  past four years, according to a pamphlet Issued by the Grand Trunk Pacific Company on.the resources of the  Province. 7 The products of the British  Columbian, mines for the last completed year amounted to over ������5, 380,000,  while th^ fisheries yielded ������2;116,437.  Prince tRupertrthe-Pacific=TerminuS:Ot  the new' railway, had a population of  5,000 In the first year of its existence  and7is.;growing rapidly. Government  land along.the new. line is.selling ������1,-  6s. 9d. to ������.7 3s. 9d. an acre, according to quality and location.  7s     FAILURE AT SCHOOL  f������m* Interesting Observations by Dr.  Luther   M.   Gulick  Dr. Luther M. Gulick, physical director in the schools of New York, be-  < lieves that the natural age for attendance in primary departments is from  i 6 to 14 years, but finds that many chil-  ! dren drop out.   They fail because of  J faults in the' school course, irregular  attendance or  because of removable  physical    defects.    Statistics he haB  gathered  show that  16  per cent, of  Hthose  who leave  school  before  completing  their   course   are  victims  of  disease, and "those who have physical  defects such as poor hearing, poor seeing, hypertrophled tonsils, adenoids or  decayed teeth, progress through school  nine per cent, more slowly than children who are not so handicapped.  CEDAR   COTTAGE   PRESBYTERIAN  ; CHURCH  Rev. J. C. Madill, Pastor: 7  1 "i.: 00 a. m.���������"The    Approval    of    the  Spirit."  7:30 p.m.���������"An  Unheeded  Warning."  2:30 p. m.���������Sunday School and Bible  Class.  WANTED '  Tidy woman to do washing and help  with housework one day of the week.  Call mornings.  Suite 4, Dudley block,-2336 Westminster road. .' . 7   slo  TOBACCO   IS   KING  F. R. Gregory of I^eamington states  that the following prices were paid to  Kent County farmers for their tobacco  crops: 7  H. W. Arnold,  nine   acres, $2,400;  George Blackburn, nine acres. $2,300;  W.   Pickering,    seven   acres,   $1,680;  George   Stephens,   100   acres, $1,800;  Wm. Snow, 28 acres, -$6,500;' W.  R.  McGregor, 22 acres, $5,500; Neil Camp-  iell, 12 acres, $3,200.  HORDE OF IMMIGRANTS  - During the second quarter of this  year, says a White Paper issued, 133,-  {744 alien immigrants landed In the  United Kingdom, making the total for  the first half of the year 22,686. Aliens  leaving numbered 29,535, and during  the quarter 129 expulsion orders were  biade. <  ���������'  I^ast Thursday evening a pretty  wedding took place at 1244 Venable's  street, the residence of Rev. B. Johnson, when, Miss Isabel Forsythe and  Mr. Frederick Simmonds were united  in marriage. The newly married couple  will make their home in Vancouver. :���������'..  The Capitala Apartments have received as new residents Mr. and-Mrs.  H. B. Ewer, formerly of 1340 Woodland  Drive.  The Buffalo Grocer^ keeps business  booming at Park Drive and 14th Ave.  The sewing circle of the Ladies Auxiliary of. the Temple Emmanu El met  at the home of Mrs. Lancaster 1823  Bismarck street, Grandview at 2:30 p.  m. .   i  Last Sunday, August 24th, Mr.. I...W.  Williamson preached at Grandyiew  Methodist Church in the morning.and  evening services. In the evening one  of the members of the Welsh-. Male  Choir sang "Lead Kindly Light." .Jn  the afternoon the Sunday School service was special, on account of "Rally  Day." Several commemorative ^ adr  desses were read on Robert Raikes;  the founder of the first Sunday .School.  The Manitoba Hardware Co., 1714-16  Park Drive, is a centre of attraction  in business.  Mrs. J. Peck. 2129 First Avenue E.,  announces her receiving day as the  fourth Tuesday qf every month-.  Mrs. McCarthy who has been visiting in GrandvieW with her daughter  Mrs. Tiffen leaves for her home in  Ont. next week accompanied by Mi$.  Tiffen.  The hew steel bridge on Park Drive  is now so far advanced that pedestrians and electric cars are able to  cross it- The outlook is, that construction will soon be complete., yy'e  ��������� The site for the ne\y school to be  situated on Broadway and Lakewood  Drive has been partially levelled and,  building will soon commence.^   ;y;p.;?:  How necessary to be honorable and  not scared to be alone in the dark, for  Tuesday'night would have tested7.all  evil doers if their ^conscience worked.  irpffieTTaaflM)^^^^  as the electric lights of the cityTwere  out of commission. Lamps and candles  came into requisition and scared the  goblins away.  One of Grandview's "latest acquisitions is a 135 foot flag pole btt'theicor-  ner of Victoria Drive and Grant street;  This flag pole which was erected on  election day js probably the highest  in the city.  The paving on Venables street 1ms  progressed splendidly, the street is finished from Vernon Drive to Odium  Drive and nearing completion a&- the"!  38TH AVENUE, NEAR FRASER���������5-  room cottage bungalow; everv modern convenience; just finished; full  7 lot and on.easy terms for $550 cash,  balance $75 per quarter.  24TH AVENUE, NEAR FRASER���������6-  room house, fully modern, with basement and furnace; lot lies high. This  house is inside of city limits. $300  cash, balance as rent.  BODWELL AND FRASER���������$300 cash  : and $30 per month will purchase a  dandy 5-room bungalow, with all  modern  conveniences,  except  fura-  , aces. You can have your choice of  two; full lots, 33xl20rt. Remember  the price is only $2500; $300 cash.'  ,7 See us about these.  36TH AVENUE, NEAR MAIN���������5-room  ,-; bungalow, with full size basement;  ;  full  lot,   39x100ft.   to   lane;   lot   is  .fenced; chicken house and barn for   -  horsei    Price $2500; $300 cash, bal-  ance arranged;   Will trade for good  7. building lot.  _  . . ' 7  WlkSON" RD., NEAR MAIN ST.���������30#t  double frontage, with 5-room strictly  modern bungalow;  basement, laun-  .. dryvtrays and furnace. Room for a ^  fine home on .Wilson Road. 'Price-'--'.";-  is  only" $3550;   $400  cash,  balance  ' arranged.   Will trade for a lot. ~  16TH AVENUE, NEAR MAIN--A swell  >: 5-room, 2-story cottage. fu..ym6deim,  with furnace and laundry trays.   Rer  member it is 16th Avenue, near 3  kcarlines.     Price   $3100;   $400   cash,  .balance arranged to suit purchaser.  JOHN   ST.,   NEAR   25TH   AVE.^One  ' of i the finest 5-room bungalows in  .South Vancouver; reception hall and  iptfrlor are papered with leatherette  F-iepaper, parlor and dining-room have  beamed ceilings, with lights on the  earns, besides two swell chandeliers:  fireplace in the dining room,  .which is burlapped; bedrooms and  bath are separated from the rest  of the house by a hall. Few bungalows have them. Full-sized basement with furnace and trays; lot  33x129ft. This is cheap at $3500,  with only $500 cash. Come early for  this one. / f  $300 CASH���������5-room bungalow, near  7 Main Street; 2 bedrooms, full size  basement: full lot. 33x100ft., te lane;  7 lot is fenced; chicken house and  barn for horse. Price $2500; $300  cash, $25 per month, principal and  interest:    This is good. a   ;  $300 CASH���������6-room house, half block  from Fraser carline; fully modern,  .with basement and furnace; lot is  high aiid'you have a fine view. TW*.  house is worth seeing, and it is u7  side of city limits.       . '  $300 CASH and $28 Pfr, month will dispose of youi; landlord and you cap  own your own 5-roora bungalow, near'  f. Bodwell. Road and-:Fraser" Avenue.  : tt"$ modern, except-furnace; h^s ^  nice fireplace. Vou can have your  choice of two just about completed;  7, full lots* 33x120ft.'  ������V������K) CASH���������30ft. frontage on Wilson  !  Rwfcd.  near  Main   Street;    5-room,  strictly modern bungalow; basement,  fiarnace,   laundry- trays.    You  can  build another house on back of lot ,  facing the other street or seirtbe,  ? grqnhd.    Price is only $3550;   $40$ '  cash  and  $400  every  six months.  yLciok this up..  $400 CASH will handle a swell 5*oom-~;  2-story cottage on John Street; fully  modern, with furnace and trays; 'a -  short; distance from 3 carlines. Price  7 $3100; $400 cash, balance arranged.  'Yoji-.must hurry for this one.  - i .. >i*'���������������������������-  . /  $500 CASH payment will handle a fine-  i 5-room bungalow on John, near 25th;  . ! corner lot.v The house is fully modern,  with  every  convenience;   full-  sized basement.    Price $3200;  $500 ,  cash, and $25 per month. :Cbme in  ; and .let ub show you this one:       7  $500v CASH���������4-rodirj  . bungalow    on >/  ..  Sophia Street, inside of King Edward v  Avenue; 'full basement, 2. bedrooms  bath, and toilet. Price *2300; $500  cas'hi $25 per month. You can buy  the.furniture if you wish.-7  CASH   MAKES   CASH   PAY-  ment on swell five-room bunga-  concrete is laid 0as far as Woodland-low on' Eleventh avenue,  comer lot,  Drive. Jt is expected that the work]^M^ :thlf.-^ * "^.f.���������.110^!.^")  will be finished in  three .weeks'or a  $750  month.  ^Smythe's Bakery, 1615 Park Drive,  is the home of sauitary cooking and  home made bread.  The funeral of Gladys 'Nicql.au, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicolau,  880 Keefer Street, took place on Friday, the 22nd. '.')'.  -Mr. and Mrs. J. Waters/of Arthur,  Ont., are visiting Mr. ana Mrs. Odium,  1637: Victoria Drive. Mr. and Mrs.  Waters have been visiting in Westminster at Mr. Trewartha's ,and on the  prairies en route to this city.  'Mr. Kesley and family have moved  from their temporary residence at 1816  Victoria Drive.  The Model Confectionery, 1704 Park  Drive is owned and conducted by R.  Gill, whoi( refuses to keep tobacco or  cigarettes for boysl' He keeps first  class bread.  $1500  basement, furnace, .replace, panelled  dining-room and built-in buffet. Price  $3850; $750 cash/balance arranged to  suit you. This sounds goods and it is  good.   7 'y.'7  CASH   WILL   HANDLE7A<  six-room modem house on  Seventh Avenue,-yEast  with  40x122ft.  lot1 to lane.   Barn on" rear of lot'; will  house four horses.   The^price is $4500; '  $1500. cash; balance  6,  12,  18.    This':  price7 holds good for a few days only.  CASH PAYMENT PUR-  chases a 40x66ft. corner on  Eleventh Avenue East. There is a  fine five-room, two-story house with  basement, furnace and laundry trays,  stone foundation; built about two  years. Price is cut for a few days to  $4200: $1.200,cash, balance arranged  to suit. .-7.- . ���������. 7-  /���������  $1200  & eo.  2343 Main SM  KfeKV:-rS

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