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 SUBSCRIPTION $1 A YEAR'  IN ADVANCE  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  VOLUME III  H. H. STEVENS; EDITOR.  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, AUGUST 4,   1911.  No. 13  FEDERAL ELECTIONS  As intimated in our last issue, a Federal  lection will be held next"month.-' The issue is  dear and there will be no necessity of..dragging  )ersonalities into this, campaign. It is now the  luty of the-.various parties to choose men above  reproach to bear the standard of the party. It  s the duty of every elector to interest himself  n the choice. The primaries and conventions  should, be attended by every voter, as upon the  choice of these meetings will depend the type Of  inan Avho will represent us in the next parliament.-'  We sincerely hope that each man in the field will,  as a.citizen, be worthy of support;'thus it will be  possible to concentrate attention on the great  Hiestion at issue, viz., Reciprocity.  Much may, and undoubtedly will be, said on  oth  sides oi; this great;-question;'and however  iure one.may,,be of his own opinion, no man can J  afford to treat the issue lightly.   It is a subject  kvliieh. merits'careful study.    Upon our decision  ^vill largely depend the '"future destiny of Canada,  "t is quite  possible  that that destiny in  either  ^ase may be bright.'.hut this solemn fact remains.  ,hat;the passave of this bill now will result in the  reatioh Of a  new commercial and political  en-  ironment for Canada which  will vitally affeet  er future.  "We  arec  ailed  upon  to  decide  between  the  onsummatioiv of the work Of a generation, A-iz.,  inperial  Preference, and a  new comeroial rela-  iioh Avith a friendly but keen/neighbor..., We must  ihodse a policy of developing our own great natural resources, or else give free access to those  [esources for the benefit'of industries south of  ie line.   "We can accept speedy but low returns  T our raw materials, or we may add labor and  [kill to nature's wcath and gain greatly enhanced  ���������ofits.    We may build for the  future a  great  (ation within the Empire, or we may selfishly in  is generation gain wealth by 'selling our birth-  'ght.    These and many other problems are here us, and it will depend upon the evidence  t>rtheoming and the cupidity of the voter as to  i'hat the answer will be.  We are convineedt hat with a proper presen-  Ittion of the ease the Canadian voter will decide  favor of that policy which tends toward the  ^menting of the ties of Empire aud to the de-  .l-ping of oiuYowri natural resources. There is,  [dwever, a great danger that men may fail to  lalize the significance ofYthe occasion and unfittingly barter aAvay their heri^  It is -;j our intention from week to week to  Iscuss tlie question in its varied aspects, aud we  [ill endeavor to;be fair,and unbiased in present-"  the facts.      7  CANDIDATES.  It is not as yet defiinitely known who the can-  [date's will be. It is generally conceded that the  fcberal standard bearer will be the popular presi-  Imt, "Harry" Senkler.'..--'Mr. Senkler is well and  IvorablykiiownYiri^the^city-and is-worthj^of^the-  In or of a candidecy (even if he be defeated,  fiich we think is inevitable). ;  -  The Socialists will'likely bringo ut Mr. Kings-  V who has frequently been  before the public  Id who"is- possessed of an honest conviction of  Ie njstiee of his cause, for-which he deserves  pdit, although we cannot subscribe to his creed.  Maor Taylor is known to be anxious   for   a  fmihation, but  in  view of bis   split   with   the  .eral cause it is thought .unlikely that he will  a candidate.  George II. Cowan is the retiring member and  Conservative standard bearer, but no definite  formation is to hand (at the time of writing)  to wiiether he will again be the candidate of  jt victorious party or not.  AN EXCELLENT INVESTMENT.  JAmong the many good provisions of the Canaan  Government  Annuities Act  is  that  under  Rich a husband and wife, two sisters, or, in fact.  ly two persons may .join in the purchase ot! what  Iknown as a Last Survivor Annuity; that is. an  Inuity which Avill be paid to both so long as  th live, and to. the survivor so long as he or she  tas.For, example, a mau who is now 7.1 recently  Vehased. a Last Survivor Annuity for "himself  lil--sister, two years older, at a cost of #4,076.  lis secures them an income of $500 a year, the  It'quarterly payment falling due three months  [m the date, on which the purchase money---was  Rl.    Prior to the investment in a Government  Ihuity the money had been draAving fi% interest,  ]yielding an income of only $280, so that the  Ireased income will make a vast difference in  comfort  and  happiness  of  the  Annuitants.  ile at the same time it Avill relieve ,them of all  Liety as to the state of the money market and  safety.of the investment.  _ny information desired on the subject of  [nuities may be obtained by applying to your  ?tmaster, or addressing the Superintendent of  ^eminent Annuities, Ottawa, to Avhom letters  P free of postageY  tDOM. GOVERNMENT ANNUITIES DEPT.  THAI  SOUTH VANCOUVER WATER  Charges Almost All Proven ��������� Number of Men Resign���������Chief Severely Censured  ���������Whitewash of Department Repudiated.  At last, in spite of absurd adverse rulings by  the Mayor and pettifogging points of order  raised by those who Avished to whitewash the  department, the minority report of Aid. Mc-  Master aud Williamson, re the investigation into  the affairs of the Fire Department, has been  adopted by the City Council.  According to the report, nine out of the tAvelvd  charges Avhich Aid. Stevens made have been  proven. These include the most sei'ious charges,  viz., that unAvarranted favoritism had been  shoAvn to Seagreave's company, that the city had  paid too much for its apparatus, that said apparatus (the aerial truck) had been far, from satisfactory, that officials of the city had been having  junketing trips Avhile under civic pay, that the  Chief had unlaAvfidly taken city property to his  private residence^ that the civic auto had been  used for joy-riding, and that the conduct in  some -hall and of some officials had been disgraceful.  Of the charges not proven one refers to the  capacity of the fire engines. These have never  been tested as to capacity but only as to running  qualities. Another referred to the system of promotion being unfair and ou this point Chairman  Enright refused to alloAv the evidence to be given  and was supported by the committee. Thus it  will be seen that the result of the investigation  has actually been to prove that serious irregularities existed which needed attention. The  council dealt with thees by seriously censuring  the Chief aud ordering the controller and storekeeper to secure the return of the city property.  By censuring the Deputy Chief of neglect of duty  in enforcing discipline and for conduct unbecoming an officer, of the force and by ordering the  Chief to seriously reprimand three firemen.  Several of the men involved in the investigation and who were ordered discharged, resigned  as soon as they saAV the Avay matters stood, among  them being Captain Jordan and Lieutenant:  Stephens of No. 5 Hall. Auto Expert King. A.  Creib, the; Chief's driver, and V. Pottery Their  resignations were accepted,  The report did not, however, pass the council  /without opposition from the Mayor and his co-  defendants of the department, Aid. Ramsay. Eu-  right and MacPherson. These gentlemen dragged  up every conceivable rule of order .which could  possibly"'be. twisted--into an application-to the  question, and the Mayor Avith fervid alacrity applied the same irrespective pf their relevancy to  the subject of debate. Nothing Avas too absurd  or petty to serve tlieir ends, but in spite of it-all  the report carried, seven for and four against.  During the evening's entertainment the Mayor  draAvled" out his   familiar   phrase,   '' Aid.  M ae-  Pherson,  will  youtake  the  chair,"  and   amid  liotileabl^  descended to the floor to hand out his usual  criticism of Aid. SteA^ens. This action on the part  bf Ills Worship is intended to convey a feeling  of a Aye to the rank and file of the council, but,  as a matter of fact, has become a huge joke. The  ludicrousness of the situation on this occasion  Avas emphasized by the fact that Avium the Mayor  had successfully descended from his "dais" to  the floor of the council chamber his little speech  ���������had-left him and he stood helplessly facing the  amuseVl eroAvd. After a few moments' silence he  regained his speech and commenced a broken and  bitter attack upon those Avho had dared to differ  from him.   "I do not think' Ave have the right to  take from the Chief tlie' enforcement   of   these  rules and regulations," said the irate Mayor.   Evidently in his opinion a chief clever enough to  appropriate a boiler Avas cleA'er enough to command a brigade, and a man A\iio Avould alloAv to  pass unreproved such orgies as have obtained in  No. 2-Hall and which Avere l-eported to him was  specially fitted to administer the discipline in his  oavu sweet .way to .those'who had indulged iu  similar orgies in No. 5.    The Mayor continued:  "You have the audacity to include the name of  the Deputy Chief, who never had a chance to  defend   himself."     EA'idently    the   Worshipful  Mayor forgot that the same Deputy Chief sat at  the investigation and heard the evidence given  regarding his joy-ride to New Westminster with  Sam Gothard and another gentleman (?) betAveen  the hours of midnight and six a. m., also the little  trip around the cafes of the city and   on   to   a  questionable resort, from Avhich the driver of the  car said he got home at four in the morning, and  again, there is also the evidence given that he  (tlie deputy) kneAv all about the rcA'els at No. ">  Hall and that the captain of the hall had been  guilty of disgraceful conduct.   All this and more  the Deputy Chief heard and had full opportunity  to ansAver or refute, but he dare not, and this is  the man of which the Mayor is so solicitous and  about whom the seven aldermen had had    the  "audacity to drag iu his name."   Then the Mayor  made this startling charge, "Stevens was simply  on a fishing expedition and did not get much."  It is Avonderful' Iioav alarmed His .Worship gets  over these trifles,   ne has " taken the floor" and  poured forth the Avisdom of that funny little head  'of-his on at least a dozen occasions in regard to  this   little   "fishing   expedition."      The    Mayor  keeps constantly  before the public' the  cost in  money of this im-estigation, but hoAV can we possibly compute the enormous loss in brain energy  on the  part of our Chief Magistrate,    to    say  nothing about  the  uneasiness and  grief of  the-  poor Chief and Deputy.  We cannot leave this subejet -without some  slight reference to the amusing efforts of: our  friend, Aid. Ramsayy to keep a course which  AvOtild be consistent -with the wish of his chief,  the Mayor, and at,the same time perform AA-bat he  felt his duty. The majority report, had it carried,  'would have accomplished this. In one place he  could quote to an outraged public his demand  that "discipline be enforced," then to soothe the  ruffled feelings of the Mayor and Fire Chief he  could read the clause that "we must not forget  the long and faithful services of the Chief, etc.,  etc." This nicely-balanced, meaningless l-eport  would luwe proAred a rare harbor of refuge after  the stormy investigation, but alas,/the inconsideratecouncil majority made this impossible,land  The residents of South Vancouver are suffering a-ery serious inconvenience because of lack  of water during the hot, dry weather. Many just  complaints are being made on the grounds that  having paid for the service they are entitled to  tbe water.".'.No one can question the'justice of  this "Claim,- but it Avould be well for all concerned  to take a dispassionate yieAV of the situation and  seek to .prevent- its recurrence rather than to  abuse those who may appear to be responsible.  In the first place, let it be remembered that  the city authorities are not arbitrarily cutting  doAvu the supply of South Vancouver. In many  parts of the city the service is as AA-eak as in  South Vancouver, for which may be assigned  several causes, some of whicii it would be.impossible to foresee.  One of the 'causes of Ioav pressure is the tendency of those living on the loAver levels to allow  their taps to run for cooling or other purposes.  .Another is the general increase of consumption in  hot Aveather. Another, the lawn and garden  sprinkling. But perhaps the chief cause is tlie unprecedented 'roAvth of the Avhole district of Greater Vancouver. This has excelled the most sanguine expectations and has made it impossible for  the authorities of both districts to make provision  for an adequate service.  Regarding the suggestion   that   the   wooden  pipes  of  South  Vancouver  are leaking,  Reeve  Pound asserts that this is not so, but that now all"  joints are tight.   We are glad to hear this, as it  Avas the cause of- great anxiety and loss to the  Municipality.   It is clear, however,'that in spite  of this, South Vancouver is using a great deal  of Avater.   Another point we would draw attention to is that in the agreement between the city  and South' Vancouver,.'it was provided that the  city would only supply to South Vancouver after  its OAvn needs were satisfied.   This clause, however, is not being taken advantage of by the city,  for as we have already stated, many districts in  the city are suffering equally with South Vancouver.       '.      ".".-',  Noav a Avord as to Avhat is being done to remedy  til this trouble. First���������Provision has been made  to lay a 12-inch pipe from Seymour service to the  heart of D. Ll 301, whieh will practically relieve  the situation. This pipe will be about 17,000 feet  long, and already 8.000 feet has been laid. Secondly���������The City are now laying au additional  main across/the first narroAvs, which will be in  place in about'".'one'-'month's time. Thirdly���������Provision has been made for laying two eightcen-inch  mains across the second narroAvs during the coming fall. In addition to this the City js arranging  to lay a largethrithy-six-inch main j.roni Seymour  Intake, the right-of-way being now prepared. Also  a hew large trunk main from Capilano Intake.  All this is being rushed to completion but as it  is a work of stupendous magnitude it will of-necessity take some time to complete.  As far as Ave are able to learn there should not  be a recurrence of the present shortage in another  season.  the poor alderman Avas forced to alloAv a report  which called a "spade a spade" to pass. -,IIe Avas,  hoAvever, equal to the occasion and amid the  amused laughter of the audience declared that  "the report Avas not severe enough," although regarding the sanie report he had at a previous  meeting pleaded that "justice be;tempered Avith  OUR PARKS.  mercy."  Thus has ended an investigation Avhieh has  clearly shown the need..for.reform-in..the.department under question. It is iioav up to those in  charge of the department, to institute such 'reforms-as are needed and prcA'cnt in future a. recurrence of such conditions.  ^������A*A^iK*���������^^^>'^^^���������!������������������'i'���������!',M,,>,l,,lM^,������������������ '^'t������*i"i5'*'ci,{2,<i,^'<^s,iv^,'i,t^'^*-^,'t,*J>'iHJ,,j*tJ,'5'*  **<t,<i><j'������s>-j������'SKJ''!"3,<3,,j,<!,,sKJ''HMj'^"^!������<st<;''*><j'*  ������"������/\'k ' -   i  T ���������������������������'��������������������������� ��������� ���������       .,- *  __ *  ���������j  *  o    ���������"���������-.��������� ��������� *  ���������  '    *  *  *  A  A  ���������4g������   ���������  *  t  *  *  *  *  *  A  "*  :*  ���������*���������  *  A  *-  ���������  *  *  4������-  ������*���������  4S������"  *  *  *  ���������>  *'  *  '*���������  *  t������������  Question And Answer  Why do you read the "Call?"      ���������  Because you are interested, in a clean city.  WHAT IS YOUR DUTY?  To support the "Call."        A years subscription  for $1.00.  I  *  If  '1*  *  *  A  "J *  t***4>************9********  **********<****4l*********  **************************  That tlie -Vancouver public appreciates our  civic parks is clearly evidenced by the table of  'statistics".prepared by the Parks Board. The  figures given are accurate, the board having used  the turnstiles Of the Kxhibition Park.  The detailed report is an elaborate and carefully prepared table of all the pedestrians, autos,  hacks,    rigs,   saddle-horses,    bicycles   and    dogs  Avhich entered Stanlev Park during the week of  ���������"July iOth to 15th. l!)il.  Pedestrians, of course,  figure highly and  the  count is as follows:   Georgia street entrance, -JOy  H79; Beach avenue ent ranee. l!).">8o; Nelson street  ent ranee. :5.201, or a total for the week of ">3,2f>f>.  Kiirs come next with a total of .1,171, with, autos  third.' with 1,114.  Sunday, of course, is the day on which the  greatest" numbers-enter, having 2.1,788 out of yi,-  2.")") pedestrians.  A  comparison  with   former years is' most  interesting���������in  .l!H)o  there were  14.fi64 pedestrians lJ  against .">:>.2-">5 in   1!>11.    y  The total number of entries into the park  during tlic;we<������k was r>(i.0.~>n. This, of course, includes rigs, autos. etc.. which would carry from  Wo-to six each.  All this goes to prove tlie v.-ilue of-this magnificent park to the general .public. ���������  y.. !_CROSSE FARCE.  Those avIio witnessed .last Saturday's lacrosse  game agree  in-pronouncing- it   a  "fake"   ora  ���������'\sell."    Gate receipts seem to be the object and  not "sport."  When the "management ".of any sporting association has its eye on .-the'"coin." it is a pretty  safe conclusion that the game will not be on the  square.       .   ^   ���������' -  The public is patient to a fault in such matters, but" there is a. point past"which they cannot  be induced to go. and the lacrosse element are  bringing the publie dangerously near that point.,,  The result will be the lack of interest, lack of.  support���������exit game.  m  I ������������������ ., r  THE WESTERN CALL  " '    ' '.-''������������������'���������*  PHONE: Fairmont 804   %  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15  YOUNG & YOUNG  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  z  V  First-class work guaranteed. ������  COR. 21st and WESTMINSTER AVE I  * ������������������   . ���������     *  ************************** ****,*<***^.A,'itA*<*l%l<ii, iA*<*&**$*&*4  } Estimates Given  Grandview Gleanings  Grandview Park is hereafter to be  known as Victoria Park. .  Mark C. Gilchrist, 1744 Park Drive,  offers special bargains.  AMERICAN   LUMBERMEN  JUBILANT.  *    *    *  **************************   **************************t  *  t  Ihe PIONEER HARDWARE STORE  Screen    Doors   and   Windows  Garden Tools, Bapco Pure Paint  5tumping   Powder   and   Land  Clearing  Tools.  | CORNR QF FRASER  I AND FERRIS STS.  T. Fox  PHONE FAIR  MONT 1177-L I  4������^������^>^J^^~l~^^j~^tV^^~I~I~t^J~W**J**������**J,*M*  ^i^mJ������^j^^j~j^~*~j~j^^������j~JmJ~j^mJwJ~j^j^������j.  '���������*a***********************0****^  *    F. \V. Hazlett  Phones Fairmont 1176L  S. Eagle  1 The Hazlett Brokerage Co.  Real Estate  LOANS  AND  INSURANCE  Cor 15th Ave. and Westminster Rd.        .,,       Vancouver, B. C  Phono 945 Always in Mt. Pleasant  tT E X-j 1^ ^i^  ^> v ������������������..  Stand���������Main ancj I Broadway  Phono ������ Fairmont 845  Mrs. Brill is    camping    at    Ocean  Park.. "  Mr. ,T. Horner,    Parker Street, was  home from Ocean Park over Sunday.  Mrs. Tucker, Park Drive, hits gone  to Birmingham, her old home, for a  three months' visit.  Mr. P, M. Cochrane of the Park  Drive Pharmacy spent two weeks vacation at Bowen.  Mrs. Thomas Odium, of 1637 Victoria Drive, was out of the city home  over Sunday. i  We are glad to know our Grand,  view team beat Mount Pleasant last  week.     ��������� '.''������������������'���������'���������'  Miss Laura Trewartna, with her sister, Edith, of Westminster, B. C, are  visiting at 1637 Victoria Drive.  Mr., and Mrs. Morgan, Graveley  Street, and their family, have movec-  away.  The ; Grandview Hardware Co. is  agent for Copp & Sons "Silver Prince"  and "Silver Queen" ranges. Prices  are moderate,   1921 Park Drive.  The Epworth League of the Grand-  view Methodist Church held their annual picnic at Second Beach last Monday evening.  -- -    .... *        ���������- -  .������������������-.���������������������������'������������������  The Grandview Hand Laundry, corner Salsbury Drive and Charles  Street, gathers and delivers laundry  and odes work that assures cu_tom.  t '���������   V   :-. ' Y:'-;'Y'7Y^ tl  Lumbermen in Eastern Washington  and Northern Idaho are jubilant over  the large amount of business being  done with the Canadian Middle West.  In Western Washington they are  quite satisfied since they have all the  Grand Trunk Pacific business, which  will amount to 10,000,000 feet or more  for the season. Mr. A. W. Cooper,  secretary of the Western Pine Manufacturers, of Spokane, Wash., states  that since January the shipments of  pine from Spokane to. Canada have  averaged 9,0 cars a month, an increase  of over 100 per cent, compared with  the first six months of last year. He  expects a total shipment for the season of 25,000,000 feet, and frankly admits manufacturers in this part of the  United States take issue with the National Association, which is fighting  the reciprocal trade arrangement.  They feel that with reciprocity they  will then be able to ship all kinds of  lumber into. Canada, instead of only  the rough grades which come in free  of duty now. Their expectation is  that Canada will be a good market for  several years, even under present con-  ditions, and much better if reciprocity  comes.y  New stock of Cameras, Papers and  Chemicals at the  DRUG STORE  (LePatourel & McRae)  Cor. 7th Ave. & Main St. Phone: fairmont 565  INDUSTRIAL  ACCIDENTS  MAY.  DURING  Industtrial accidents occurring to  173 individual work people in Canada  during May, were reported to the Department of Labor. Of these fifty1  two were fattal and 121 resultted in  serious injuries. In addition, four  fatal accidents were reportted as having taken place prior to the beginning  of the month, information not having  been received by the Department before May, 1911.  DRY  DOCK FOR TORONTO.  Mr. J. G. Sing, Dominion Government engineer, has ,' approved the  plans of the Poison Ironworks to build  a one million dollar dry dock on Toronto Bayv This is to be the first of  its kind in Canada. It will lift a vessel of 4,500 tons, and it is intended to  enlarge it eventually to accommodate  vessels ���������00 feet long. At first it will  receive a vessel 350 feet in length.  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Man-     Y  idolin, Guitar, Banjo, Authoharp and  Zither. Twenty Private lessons  $7.00.   y   No class lessons.       ....  Musicians supplies of every descrip-  ,--   .-tion.-'  COWAN'S UPTO-BATE MUSIC STORE  2315 Westminster Avenue near 7th  _��������� \      . ���������  A BIG ORDER.  ! The Reliable Sheet Metel  3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 868  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  C.  Errington  C- Mugnone  ��������� .*'.  ��������������������������������� I ��������� 1 * l'9'V***'V*****'V***** 9***********.***************t*-  For good values in %  REAL ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS '  Call on  TRIM BtE & iHORRm  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road      ." |  9*** ** VI ******************    ******************AAA.l.**.l..l,  t  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  NOTICE'  PROPRIETORS:  cTWcGOWEN  ;C& SALTER^  THE DON Ice Cream Parlor  Will transfer the Business to  2648 MAIN STR,, 2nd Store from Corner llth Ave.  on JULY 18th, where your patronage will be appreciated  ���������s in the paat.  SUMMER SPEOIAITIES ?  CREAM, MILK, BUTTERMILK and CREAMERY BUTTER FRESH *  DAILY.        A FULL LINE OF CIGARS, CIGARETTES, ���������{���������  and TOBACCO.   Agents for Woman's Bakery. X  **************************  <~H^^^H^W^K������4-H^^^M~I'^i-H'  W. D. Fowler, proprietor of the First  Avenue Grocery, 1706 First Avenue to.,  has reason to smile because his trade  has grown.  Park Drive pharmacy; corner Park  Oriveyrd Graveley Street, sells ice  ere?. -~;:r.d soda that draws a multi-  tu.de o������ customers.  Mrs. Kale returned from New Brunswick last week, where she has beerr  ^fiiaiiywenas^^  months. 7 "Y-"  ' Do you know that Grandview has  a jeweler shop, where repairing of  real merit is done? 14171/. Park  Drive is the place.  . The Royal Pharmacy, corner Park  Drive and Third Avenue E., handles  only the best goods. Their ice, cream  and soda are above criticism.  J. E. Armstrong, corner Salsbury  Drive and Grant Street, keeps a select stock of groceries, confectionery,  baked gooaE. etc.  Canadian railway lines have ordered 345,000 tons of steel rails, most of  which are to beu used in Western  Canada.      ..  ^^;^}m^m^^.4^^>.^4^{w}^.Hw^w;.^. ^���������^^������������������v.ty^.^x^^'I^X**!*'!*^"!^  Vt  The menu at the. Royal luncheon at  the Guildhall was printed inYEnglish.  We believe this innovation to, be due  to the fact that previous menus have  been found to puzzle the French  guests.���������Punch,   y  BIG DEAL.  A United States syndicate have secured control of 700,000 acres of timber and pulpwood areas in the interior  of British Columbia. It is the intention of this syndicate to erect a large  paper^andi^mlp^miH^atiRexelstoke^a,  large sawmill at Big JSddy, and a  power plant sufficient for both concerns. v  Senator Claude A. Swanson, of Virginia, in theL Senate July 7 urged the  appropriation of $20,000,000 annually  for five years by the government for  the building of good roads.  jiii iiiiiiiiinitr ������������������������������������Q ......i. ..........  The Buffalo Grocery  KEEi*S njgHE LEAD OF  Vancouver's  Fwward  Movement  Fresh Groceries, Fruits,  Vegetables.   Provisions,   Eggs  Butter, Etc.  AT LOWEST PRICES.  Victor Lee, second son of Mr. ar.d  Mrs. Lee, of London, Ont., waB last  week accidentally shot in the right  side by a 22-calibre rifle while hunting squirrels in the vicinity of the  city. The family had their goods on  the train ready.to move to Vancouver,  where Mr. Lee had bought a home and  other  property  this  summer.    Boys,  rifles and squirrels are the cause bl ��������� 7~ ."���������"  ..      . . ^ marks,  the sad event.   Jir. Lee spent part ot  May and June in Grandview.  Jun. Thomas, 593; Odium, Olive V.,  585; Black, Alexander P., 583; MacPherson, Mary, 583; Smith, Harry W/.,  583; Jackson, John C, 579; Roberts,  Elsie S., 577; Abe, David T., 575;  Matheson, Katie A., 572; Gray, Janet.  E., 570; Jeffers. Edith M��������� 567; Reid,  James D., 5C3; Kilisih, Katie, 5(53; Pot  ter, BlFie, 559; Blainey, Ethel S.. 558;  Tarltcn, Harry E��������� 557;" Abercombie.  William T., 553; McAlonen, Kva G.,  551; Fraser, Eva M.t 550; Sankey, Ira  of supposing that our prices  are high because our work is  so fine. If you call you will be  surprised at the reasonable  charges for our photographs.  With us a trial order means a  regular customer. ,    Y  WJEkFOlRD'S  ������t the  WT.  PLEASANT  STUDIO on  BROADWAY at the corner of MAIN ST  PHONE Fairmont 534 L  The   following   are   the   names   of  those who passed in the recent high  school  examinations.    The  High   School, is   Grand\i-.ws  L��������� 548; Foran, Frank J., 540; Shaw,  Irene, 539; Keast, jRuth C, 536, Kros  noff, Harry, 536; 1-Jerd, Isabella J., 517;  Mueller, Ethelyn M., 512: Davies.  Edith M., 502; Thomson, Arthur C,  502; Shillingford, Rosalie^ 5.U; Clarke,  G. 'Ernest, 500.   '.  Britannia    High    School���������Advanced  Course-,     Junior     Grade ��������� Maximum  1000;   No. of  candidares,  24;  passed, 11.���������Macintosh, Grace J.. 681;  Hamilton,   Agnes   M.,   625;    Mitchell,  Luella  L.,  621;   Tom, -Reginald.   017;  Guan, Amy E.��������� 601; Munro, Elizabeth,  597;   Munro,  D. ^\;gh, >92,   AVriglit..  Leonard  C,  591;   Uchida,  Tos^,  58_;  Britannia ! Shaw. 7 Kazel      J.,    555;     McDowell,  special! Charles A., 521.  School (  prize and has a high place in B. C.'s j    Full  Course, Junior Grade���������Maxim-  number of  successful  Cor. Park Drive and 14th Avenue  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.    PHONE: Fairmont 1033B  average  dates: ,  Britannia High School���������Preliminary  Course, Junior Grade ��������� Maximum  : marks   7^000;   No.   of   candidates,   55:  passed. 42.���������"^..!;;::incto, Senji. 727;  I Young. George .'=., 715; Smith, Robert  JK.7'700; Hosan?-. Inglis. 6S2; Hokkiyo,  j Junichi, 643; Thompson, Margaret G.,  } .630;   Steele." Mark   T.,   628;   Mellish,  Winnifred  E.,  624;  608;   Wood.  Grace  candi-ym-marks, 1200; No: of candidates,7)ii;  .i . j passed. 9.���������Halpenny. Myrtle, 756;  Terry, Ruth B., 74S; Leavens, Retta  I..735; Hill, Annie G., 722; MacMillan.  Glen A., 704; Sexcmith, Franklyn B.,  5S2: Smith, Mackie, 635; Smith, Leua  B., e.ZZ; McCrimmon, Mary D., 6337  Advanced   Course.   Junior   Grade ���������  Applied     Science���������Maximum     marks  S00; Xo. of candidates, 3; passed. 3.���������  Weir. Harold  L.j Cameron:' Hamish J.,  567;   Reisterer,  B.,    605:    Young. I Charles V., "532;  Cutler, Roderick O.,  The  best stock of ARMS, 7  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, J  and SPORTING GOODS  can  be found at the store of  | Chas. E. Jisdall \ \  618-620 Hastings St.       \  *U<***** *91">'i ��������� i * I'i'i * t������t'������-i'������-  "^^Y>  l-SSU:  bOT<4rKIMT'4V<l������4>VC  ^Brlti&  Our Peawtiful Showinj  Cut Class and SMverw|  is one of the finest  plays in the city.  QUALITY  Is our first recommendati������|  in offering T H E S E good  Every article is of the bei  made and guaranteed {  Reputable Manufacturer  Our Prices are Rig]  GEO. 0. BIG0  JEWELLER ANP OPTIClAl  143 Hastings St.,  j ~    .������������������..-       *.-./vv*.  ^..;..;..v..X������;������:~M~M~I":".���������.-  Good Load  First-Class Hr Mill Woi  .���������:.....<   I   I  4 '4  4-  Ethel  L-,  599;   Kennedy,  JohE,  oSS^ 52..  W. L>. Betts, City Heights  Has arranged for the full output of W. H. DAY CO, J  MILL on Ferris Road and is able to stpply first-class FiJ  YWood promptly at moderate prices.  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN IN SALT WATEI  I Phone: Fairmont 789R9 Residence: 4515 John Stre(  * ;,. CITY HEIGHTS P. O.  * . ������������������''���������' .  t-fr-M-********************** ***<^&+tt**Jr********\ ������i- ������������i������ ^JS������L__Hf _.  H/a:,������iriiuMiw������MJtjt������ Xi������rjMUX������iUk������������n>HJ������  THE WESTERN CALL  ITORONTX):]  ^FURNITURE   SI ORE "  ,*** "-���������-_....  *       3334 Westminster Avenue.  tv ' *  " '    . ���������   ' ���������' *  We are receiving daily :  ; New Spring Goods  We aJe showing some '  nifty lines in Dressers, 7'  Bunets,   Dining  Room .  "/Sets. Y7Y.     7:  A complete line of  Linoleums, Carpet Squares,-etc.  ���������  Drop in and inspect our goods.  j  This is where you get  a square .  deal. .-...-''������  ,? , '  M-. H. COWAN 1  I*      ���������        . '-. ���������- ^ 7 .    <  ���������S  Piano Tuning  Expert Rj>epair -Work.  "      /Factory Experience  Best References  W: j  GOARDy  2601 2nd Avenue.  West  _eave your orders at the Western Call  . o   If it is  irs&t-Class   SMOEMAK-  ING and SHOEjREPAlR-  ING  ^on want, go to  PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Ave.  (Near Broadway)  fe guarantee our worK to be as good  . as feny in the city.  PBI.3BYTS.-UMr  MT. PLEASANT- CHURCH  Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St.   ..-  kunflay   Services���������Public'--.worship  at  11  aim. arid 7:00 p.m.    Sunday School and  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.  Kev. J. W. Woodside, M.A., Pastor  170 Ninth Ave. W;    T4le. B394S.  ', ���������  -     BAPTIST  IT.  PLEASANT   BAPTIST  CHURCH  Cor.  10th Aye. and Quebec St.  ^���������'S. Everton. B.A.-. Pastor  250 13th Ave. E.  reaching   Services���������11   a.m. .and    7:30  '   p.m.    Sunday School at- 2:30,p.m. 7 ;  CENTRAL  BAPTIST  CHURCH  |\  y Cor. lOtlv Ave. aiid Laurel Sti      77  lirvlces-���������Preaching at 11  a.m. and 7:30  Ip.m.     Sunday   School   at   2:30   p.m.   .  ViRew P. Clifton Parker. M.A., Pastor  llth Ave. W.- -.;  KSTSOSI8T  QMT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  ervices���������Preaching  at   11   a.m.   and   at  J7:00   p.m.     Sunday   School   and   Bible  [Class at 2:30 p.m.     '  ev. AV. Lashley Hall,  B.A.B.D., Pastor  krsonage,   123 ^Eleventh   Ave.  W.mipiiu  Irsonage. 123 llth Ave. W.    Tele. 3624  Qvensong at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday.  iTrinitv lletlioclist : Church, Seventh  Ve. E., between Park Drive, and Vic-  l-ia Drive. Pastor. Kev. A. M. Sanford,  V.. 13.D. Public Worship. Sunday, at  _ a.m. and 7 p.m. Sabbath School nt  [iff a.m. (luring summer months. Mid-  ijek". rally on Wednesday at S p.m.  ANGLICAN  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH,  por. Oth Ave. and Prince Edward St.  Irvices���������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     ���������.-���������'"  Intory   Cor.   8th  Ave.   and  Prince  Ed-  ��������� ward'St.    Tele. L35-13.  ss=_tATT_E PAY SAIWT8   ���������__.___ '^_7,J;  ISORGANIZED^CHURCH^OF CHRIST  1370 10th Avenue, East,  [''vices���������Every   Sunday   evening   at   8  .'clock.    Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  I. McMULLEN. Ei.wKR  Y  ijPBPEHDSNT^OBBIR   OP   OPB-7  1mt7 PLEASANT   LODGE  NO.   19   ���������  lleets   every   Tuesday   at -L8   p.m.   In  lO.F.    Hall,    Westminster    Ave.,    Mt.  lasant     Sojourning brethren cordially  lited to attend. 7  . F. McKENZIE. N. G.. 4S2-10th;Ave.. East  [ J. C. DAVIS. V. G., 1231 "Homer Street  ���������Sewell,  Rec.   Secy.,   4SI   7th  avenue  It.  DEPENDENT OSDEB FORESTERS  _ COURT VANCOUVER NO. 132S .  lleets   2nd   and   4th   Mondays   ot- each  lnth at S p.m. in the Oddfellows   Hall,  FvP'.easant.    Visiting brethren .-always  Ipome ..������������������'...  Ii Hankins, Clnef Ranger.  _ _ .  If. .1. Crehaii, Rec. Secy., 331 Princess  I Citv  l. Pengelly, Fin. Secy.;-237'lltli Av. E.  XOTAI.OBANGEI.OBGE  I'T. "PLEASANT L.   O.   L.   NO   IS 12  Ueets   the  1st   and  3rd   Thursdays   of  I*'month'at S p.m. In tlie K. of P. Hall.  visiting  brethren cordially  welcome.  BirnHiighain, W.M., 477 7th Ave.  It. 7. ^;'Y7,YY---   -     ^    7  M. Howes,  Sec,   393 '.1.0th   Ave.  ft. -' i   ':.:���������<$������������������  OMAN'S BAKERY  I&D CONFECTIONERY  [lee Cream and Soft Drinks  COUSINS, ������������������"��������������� 655 Broadway,  iGK BROS. Undertakers  [Open Day and Night  IICE and CHAPEL  p) GraovllleSt. Phone Seymur 8282  CROSSING  THE  LINE.  CASH Grocers  and  ProyisiQn  Merchants  Our business has  grown from small  beginnings to its  present proportions  wholly on the merit  of our goods.  Of all kinds better than  can be found anywhere in  this city. ,  In gimt variety;   Oiir y  ; supply is 7 Fresh ��������� Daily ;���������  and the? Quality Unex-  :;;;;>yv'';'"^fed^yC''-7V7/.;'���������-  ; We spare neither money  nor labor to make pur house  the best in Vancouver -  built on honor and  prudence. We buy  the best and to  please  our   mapy  patrons.  Old Neptune and the Ancient Order  of the Deep.  The ceremony of "crossing the line"  Is o very much more elaborate affair  nowadays than it ever bas been despite  the fnct *t*;it Neptune rlnv is sc^old a  celebration that It? origin is lost to  history  When old Neptune. Ininersrt'.nted by  a sailor, makes his appearance on Tn  American* battleship nowadays when  the vessel reaches latitude 0 degree.  0 minute. 0 second, to initiate the  jackies who have never crossed the  line before into tlie mysteries and  membership ol' the Ancient Order of  the Deep be is accompanied by his  wife, Ampbitrite. another sailor They  are both dressed fani;.. tlpflllj In  clothes which have been designed and  worked upon ever since the vessel  sailed. How they .ret ou board ls unknown, at least to the captain, who  meets thom and gives them permission to7������i> ahead. An immense tank  made of canvas is rigged up, and here  the initiation of ali the "candidates  tokens place. Devices for getting the  candidate into the tank vary on different Qs!iips- and on different occasions, Often he is simply picked up  and thrown in. ..Frequently he Is  made to sit down in a "barber's"  ehalr close to tho edge of the tank,  and when as much soap as possible  has been put into bis mouth nnd eyes  he Is tipp(������d over backward. Generally  the soap has been mixed with tar,  coal oil and many other ingredients  and is Impartially applied from the  'waist up. so that the bath is heeded.,  Iu the tank the candidate is attended, sometimes by "bears" with shaggy  coats made of unraveled rope and  sometimes by. "cops" who act as the  king's assistants and see that the.candidate is held under water long enough  to know It. 7   ": 7;  It is a great frolic, prepared for days  ln advance, and when it is over the  certificate is issued and the candidates  are free to get themselves as clean a>  they  can  before the next roll call.  THE WEST'S  NE  WOUTLET.  IF   SNOW   NEVER   FELL  The. Effect   Upon   the   World's  Crops  Would Be Disastrous.  If all the. condensed moisture of the  atmosphere were to fall as rain and  none of it was snow hundreds of thou-,  sands of scjuaie miles of the earth's  surface how yielding bountiful crops  would be little^ better than a desert.  The tremendous economic gain for the  world at large which results from the  difference between snow and "rain Is  seldom realized by the inhabitants ipf  fertile and Well watered lowlands. 7 :  It is in the extensive regions where  irrigation is a prime necessity ih'-as--  riculture that the special uses of snovr  come chiefly into view. All through  the winter the snow is falling upon the  mountains and packing itself flrmlyviu  the ravines. Thus iu uature^s great  icehouse a supply of moisture is'stored  up for the following summer.  All through the warm mouths the  hardened snow banks are melting  gradually, (in trickling streams they  steadily feed the rivers which as they  ! flow through the valleys are utilized  for irrigation. If. tin's moisture fell as  raiu it would almost immediately wash  down through;the rivers, which would  hardly be fed at all iii- the summer  when the crops most needed water.  These ..facts arc so well known as to  be commonplace in the Salt Lake valley and iu tlie subarid regions of the  west generally. They are not so well  understood "in New Jersey or Ohio,  where suow is sometimes a picturesque, ;sometimos a disagreeable, feature of winter.  Iu.allpart9^or_tlie_countr,v the notion  Our Prices Suit!  To get the benefit of our specials,  come on Friday  and Saturday.  Where  Will  Timber for the  Hudson  Bay  Railway be Obtained?        ,  >vhere is the timber for the construction of the Hudson Bay Railway  to be obtained? And will the country  through which the line passes.be able  to furnish it?  To answer these questions was the  main object of a survey party sent out  -by the Forestry Branch' of the Department of the Interior in the summer of 1910. The,report by the head  ot the party (Mr. J. R. Dickson, B.S.  A., B.S.F., Assistant Inspector of Forest Reserves) has just been published,  and is of great interest to those concerned in the building of the road.  THE ROUTE OF THE PARTY.  /. Starting at The Pas, on the Saskatchewan river, the party traversed the  country around Mitishto lake, the Mi-  tishto river, the Grass river system,  with its many lake expansions (including Wekusko lake), Pakwa (or  Pakwahigan) lake, Setting and Split  lakes, and the Nelson river system,  including Cross and Sipiwesk lakes,  Wintering and Landing lakes. /The  return journey was made by way of  the Minago (or Pine) river. Some  two hundred and thirty five (235)  miles of the line of the proposed route  of the railway was thus covered.  HOW THE PARTY WORKED.  The party was composed of the  chief forester and three field assistants and five others. The work was  of the nature of a reconnaissance, the  method adopted'being to run lines at  intervals  of three  to   six  miles,  the  ���������y .  compass being used to give the direction. The men worked singly, and an  average day's work was four to six  miles and return. Field glasses were  an idea of country that could not be  carried, and were often used to get  an idea of country that could not be  reached on foot.  THE TIMBER.  The    sizable    timber    is    confined  almost entirely to the water-courses.  Spruce is, generally speaking, the only  timber-that--is found large enough for  saw-timber or railway ties.   The pop-'  liar, birch and jack pine are invariably  'too short, spindly, limby and crooked  i.'fnr any use  save  fuel  or  pulpwood.  Very, very few live tamarack trees are  ! to be. had; the rest have been "killed  bq  bark beetles. -'.v -,'-.'���������-  i - The total number of ties available  inyhe  district covered  is  estimated  at about- 360,000, which, at 3,000 .ties  | to  the mile, would be sufficient for  about half the distance covered.    Of  ' saw-timber there are about nine and  half million feet.   For pile timber the  , dead tamarack and the largest, of the  : close:gra.ined  black    spruce could  be  I used.   There is a very large supnly qf.  y^ehvood available, and there will also  be  a   large   supply  of  pulpwood,   but  I much of the timber is as yet too small  'even -for" that. ,       .  j 7 TIMBER DESTRUCTION.  i The destruction of timber (and this,  be it observed, in a district where lum-  i.bermen have never penetrated) is tre-  jmendous. Fire and insects are responsible for this, especially the for-  . mer. Practically every part of the  i (approximately) eight thousand  I square miles covered by the survey  i party has been visited by-two'great  I general-fires, one eighty years ago,  j the other forty. Tn quite a number of  7p)aces  the fire had   evidently  leaped  ******************.&*******  **.w**************4<*******  * Wllloughby's  Cash  Grocery *  %  Corner 11 th Avc. and St. Catherines Street ���������������  V   FRESHIGROCERIES. BUTTER, EGGS, FLOUR, VEGETABLES,  X and FRUITS.  f TOBACCO. CIGARS and CIGARETTES.  |   Courteous   Treatment.   Good   Service,   Prompt   Delivery   and  ������ Reasonable Prices. a  ^^.:~j"X������:-XK~X������:^������4~X������.x-x~>-;~;~;. ***.^^z^>*******************  **********$****l>*&>****$>*a>*  *Z'$a******************9****9  Plumbing and Gasfitting  Careful Attention Given to all Work   f  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  S. S. Montgomery  3129 Westminster Rd.,     Phone: Fairmont 782������ X  ***^**^****<^.*^^***t2>q>tli*^>q!t  ******************9*9**999  **************%>******?***&&  **********************999\ i  *  *  *  Q. E. McBride I  & COMPANY  Is Headquarters for  *  F  Screen Doors cmdl  Windows  Also the  ������4*  *  *  *  ,?,  illiams Paint!  Made to Paint Buildings with.  Con 16th Ave. and Main Str.  prevails that the snow is of great value  as R-fertilizer. Scientists, however, are  inclined to attach less importance to  its service in soil nutrition���������for some  ���������regions that have uo snow are exceedingly fertile���������tlian to its worth as a  blanket ���������during the. months of high  wiuds. It prevents the blowiug off of  the finely pulverized richness of the  top "I soil.- This, although little perceived, would often be a great loss.  The Power of Advertising.  The power bf advertising in told by  a manager of tho toilet department of  a large .New York department store.  "We have six different makes of one  toilet article," he said, "and they are  eo near alike in Quality that even experts can't tell the difference between  them, yet we sell as much of ..one us  we do of all the others together, just  3because tho manufacturer is everlast  ingly advertising it. ��������� The other-'five  sell in proportion to tlie amount of advertising given to them, if there ls  any difference in Quality' it is iu favor  ofthe poorest seller." ,'  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants!  -   - 7     . ._.. ��������� .    .-   .      ���������    j  NOTE THE ADDRESS    I  Cor. 26th ft Main  No Deadheads. ~  Mandy |;was a young colored girl  fresh from the cotton, fields of the  south. One afternoon she came to her  northern mistress and handed her a  visiting cord. "De lady wha' gib mo  dis is in de pa'lor," she explained.  "Dey's annoder lady on de do'step."  "Gracious, Mandy," exclaimed the  mistress, "why didn't you ask both of  them to come in?"  "Kase, ma'am," grinned the girl, "de  one on de do'step done forgit her  ticket."���������Argouau.t  We Live to Serve  Phone: Fairmont 784  Not Exclusive.  Nellie (aged five)���������Our family Is awfully "exclusive.   Is yours?  Bessie (aged  four)���������No., indeed!    We   haven't  anything to be ashamed of.  Those who know the .road best som*-  j times lose theiij, way.  ���������lakes a mile, or more, in width.   Often  ; a "fire lives all winter in the drv moss  and breaks out again in the spring following.  ! Boric beetles have also done an in-  | calculable amount of damage. They  I have killeil practically all the tama-  j rriok and are now at work on the mar  ture   spruce. :    ���������"  ���������'���������  I After the trees have been killed by  i the--beetles, wind-storm - (and severe  j wind-storms are very frenuent in the  ; res-ion) overthrows the fallen trees  and the mass of debris which forms is  j ignited by a lightning flash. So a severe fire-, starts and may burn over  7'iianv 'miles   of  country.  CA.V F1R1.S BE PR.BVE.VTED?  The protection of the timber, of the  region .from fire is a tremendous problem...    Extension  of Uie  patrol  is suggested, but in a country so large and  practically uninhabited it. would  be a  task of great difficulty to check a fire,  if, it once got started,  be the  ranger  ever se efficient.   As to starting fires  \ Mr.   Dickson   considers    the    Indians  ; more careful than white men, and far  ! more   so   than   the   half-breeds.    .  RATE OF GROWTH. 7  ; So far as investigated, the rate of  ; growth of trees in the region :s very  slow. A period of one hundred years  '. will produce white spruce of a diameter of eight to twelve inches, poplar  ;of eight or ten inches and black  (spruce of four to five inches. It is  |the cold..wet-soil .of the muskegs  j which is largely" to blame for the slew  j growth, the country being so level ���������  j that good natural drainage cannot be j  ] secured.* i  |     Brief note-  are given  in-regard   re j  'j the character,    soil,    climate,    plant- J  j growth   and   agricultural   possibilities j  I of rhe region, its miner ils, fish, game  j and   fur  animals,  and   these   will   be  found of great interest,  it-ffhatfl Idon  s,-N  hrd  rJ  dl  dluu������_  Branch Store:  I Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues |  > PHONE: Fairmont 820t I  t.H.H^C.U'  *������?<^<S'^'^������i>'i'���������M^'S'<r',i������I>������*>0'i������i><i>'i������*"jt'it   *it>Afi>.?������ii.yi>*&***ti������*$>A������fc.������..g..������-.g,...,������,,.,2  S''ivZ,*Ttfi.>*V'^'^*V't>,t,***^V****    *'"t^t^t(t,l"^lt*Jt>**********i*AAAAA  fji HOUSE OF fill pra 1  Our Wall Paper sells and pleases regardless  0 of the strike.  \   ,/? WE LIVE TO SERVE."  Phone Fairmont 521R    A. ROSS,    146 Broadway, East I  <2>  *****4>*&*&'i><2*<Z"Z,***<i"z't&*$'&<v<i>*  'l'^''^������2''iMi''?���������>0'2������3,'i"Jvt>'J������J"j'<i������������������{������^<jKSji������^4?  Calls Answered Day or Night"  PHONE Fairmont W98  Wm. Scott  *% Oo.  Dominion   Undertaking  Parlors  Funeral Directors and Embaliniirs. Spacious Chapel and Reception Room,  802 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B.C.  i' fizrnr KtAA practical horseshoer j  ! t    v/dvCXl      lVl Vt Vt    Special attention given to Lame    ! f  ll and Inerfering Horses.  o     Between Slxth.nd Seventh-   PRINCE      EDWARD      STREET  mmm\mm\ tmm\At\ AmUA*. *m*A*   AffcA^ ^ ^-> ^ A^ A ^ A^A^ A -%a^^^ ^ ___L ___.   -. ^. *. ^. ^ ^ ^ ^   j  w^ wWW^TW'WW W^mfW^s^wyLKw^raw ���������^r^'^PV^FW^ W ��������� '������������������w^WVwV wWVw^w" w 1  ! ... CLOSE IN ... j  111   Room  House!  x      ' ��������� *  %   Modern; Beautifully finished: 50 tt. lot; one block from car.   ������  *      $9000.     $3000 Cash.     Balance arranged.      *  *  : ��������� ; -,_- A  I Apply Room 10, Winch Building I  a -��������� k~&m  7im������  - s"kM\  . v   >' '<���������  ii"_  m .: v  7l7i������l  ,J'/jiy-ii^S  ';YY7^J  ���������-yl^lll THE WESTERN CALL  soon compelled to take them iri to be  pounded out, anyhow. This one trial  convinced me that while grinding  shovels works all right in theory, it  does not work in practice.  Once upon a time a dealer from  whom I had bought a new cultivator,  persuaded me to take the set of  shovels to be ground instead of pounded out. He said it would enable me to  keep the fine polish on the surface,  nor would it injure the temper of the j    ������Funny thing happened in my town  steel.    While they were ground to a last  week,"  said  the  chatty man in  sharp edge, that edge seemed to blunt  the ranWay carriage,  again in a very short time, and I was ;    "What was that?" asked the inter-  - _ -   ���������-'   ' ���������  '  ��������������������������� ested individual.   ~ 7. ..... . ,^.A ,    "Black, a white man, and White, a  4������44AAAAAAAi*^^UAA.^f.^******* .. _  ,p . . ..<vwvv+v*v% ......<">.. *.|. black  man>  thought a fellow named  a '* i Brown   was   pretty  green,  and  tried  " ! to sell him a white horse.   But Brown  j was well read, and he deceived them  both���������in  fact, he got all the money  they had."  "And now'?"  "And now  Black and    White    are  blue."  HONE  COOKED  MEATS  Should appeal to  you now. We have  a Good Variety���������  clean, wholesome  and fresh every  day.  Let us be your your  Grocer.  Fresh, No. 1 Quality  Goods only.    Good  ,   service.  You Know the Place  Grandview Renovatory  1825 PARK DRIVE  High Class  CLEANING & PRESSING  By Practical Tailors.  Contract Rates  Suits kept in perfect order at  $2.50 per month by the week.  Phone Seymour 4090  T'  5*  X  518 Broadway E.     .  Phone: Fairmont sbiL  !  { ������. HA8F010  Tbe Grocer  '������l''^"^"t"t"l"I"^'^'t"^'^'^'^"^'t"t"l"^'t!,'^'^'I"^'^'I,  PHOMEs  Fairmont  1201  J.W. CLARK  Wholesale and Retail  Hay, Grain  7-andY;Yy y.y  Feed  1 Poultry Food a Specially  1547 Main Street  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Rev. Lashley Hall, pastor of Mount  Pleasant Methodist Church, occupied  the pulpit of the above church for the  first time since his vacation.  The regular meeting of the W. C.  T. TJ. of the Mount Pleasant Methodist  Church will be held in the Young  Men's room at the usual time on Tuesday, August 8.  P. T. Vernon, dealer in flour and  feed, has opened .up a temporary  branch store on Main street, in the  store recently occupied by Mitchell  Bros.  Mr. S. G. Baldwin will be a competitor in the 220 yard (senior) championship of B. C. in the swimming  races to be held at English Bay on  Saturday.  _Te can supply you with a machine  for making gas, for cooking, lighting  and giving you hot water all over the  house, night and day. Please write  THE BRITISH GAS & 7LIGHT CO;,  Ltd., 1075 Granville Street.  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church.  Rev. J. C. Madill, Pastor.  11.00 a. m.���������"The Swelling ot Jordan."    7.30 p. m.���������"A   Call   to   .Judgment."   2.30 p. ni.���������Sunday School and  Bible Class.  In an important match in the City  Senior Amateur series on Wednesday  evening the Fairview lacrosse team  defeated Grandview on High School  grounds by a score of 5-0. The championship now lies between Fairview  and Mount Pleasant and will be decided next Wednesday evening on  Bridge street grounds, when these two  teams will meet.  '    ���������'"'.   .     -    ; . ���������;���������')���������������������������.:'  The Epworth League of Mount  Pleasant Methodist Church are holding a Moonlight excursion on the  steamer "Skeena," Monday, August 7.  The boat leaves the North Vancouver  ferry wharf at 7:30 p. "in..-,. An orchestra will provide good music and a  very enjoyable evening is anticipated.  A hearty invitation is given to all.  ���������  ll'l  II  |n| 'l<l   ���������������'������ H  *"*".  ������"������'>���������'������ ..���������<.  ������ |n|i m  KILLED BY FALU FROM STEEPLE.  * ���������������> i -��������� ���������- -  --���������        -   -  X steeple of the Mount Pleasant Meti  er F'.i Henza, a painter  living  on  ! Keefer  Street,  was  almost ��������� instantly  killed  fcy a sixty-foot fall from;-the  *'  A  ���������fl  !  odiet Church yesterday morning.   He  was working with a partner, Frank  j Sheppard,  living  at  the Van  Decar  Hotel/ when in some manner the scaffold gave way and the men fell to the  '}\: ground.    Sheppard sustained a frac-  * j tured Lhigh and was taken to the General Hospital.   The remains of the deceased were conveyed to Messrs. Harron Brothers- parlors.  WEDDING  BELLS.  %  Westminster Rtf. &15th Ave-  of  AT  ) Incredibly Low Prices  Butter, Eggs, Ham, Bacon,  Flour,  ..' k .}  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Wheat,  Corn, Cracked Cora,  Bran, Shorts, Chicken  Chop.  !  %  *  Phone  Fairmont 777  Branch Store*. 26th Ave. 8 Fraser Ave.  On July 19th Miss Lillian E. Turley  was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Mr. R. L. Pugsley, at the  home-=of^ the -bride's-mother,- Mrs.Y J."  E. Turley, 1067 Seymour Street. Rev.  J. P. Betts performed the ceremony.  The happy couple left at once for  Portland and Spokane, where tbey  are making an extended" visit. On  their return to Vancouver they will  make their home at 223 Twenty-fifth  Avenue. The best wishes of The Call  are extended for a prosperous future.  A very quiet wedding took place in  Christ Church, Vancouver, on Wednesday at high noon, when Bertha  Jean, eldest daughter of John Henry  and Bertha Osborn Thompson, 'of  Thorold, Ontario, was joined in marriage to Harry William, only son of  Thomas and Lucy Stevenson, of  Bristol, England, ln the absence of  the rector, Rev. H. R. A. O'Malley  took charge of the service. About a  hundred guests were present., The  bride, who was unattended, was in her  going away gown of dark blue cloth  with pale blue military turban of velvet and satin. She was given away  by her brother, Theodore, who entered  with her on his arm a few moments  after twelve. The church organist,  Mr. Dunklee, played the wedding  march irom Lohengrin as the bridal  party entered, playing softly, with improvisations during the entire service.  Mr. Harold Hosegood very acceptably  filled the position, of usher while',the  register was signed by Miss E. Pauline  Johnson and Mr. Theod xe Thompson.  After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs.  Stevenson went by motor directly to  their steamer. They will spend a  month touring the Pacific coast, after  which they will be at home at their  residence, 4584 SI. Catherines street,  Vancouver. .  ** 11 "8 I********************  *****ff***<^i<^<'**^^  "Are you a friend of the groom's  family 1" asked the usher at the  church wedding.  "I think not," replied the lady addressed; "I'm the mother of the  bride."  WAY RICHES  FLY  DEPENDS on the power that causes their  flight. The most attractive offer coaxes  the largest number of dollars forth. You  may have the biggest bargain to offer, but  unless people know of it how much will you  reap ?    Advertise!  MONEY 1^  only thing we can do ^  ^���������.y-.7.\X;^,^  TO YOU  OR  FROM YOU  Advertise in the Western Call and see how  quickly advertising pays.  THE WESTERN D*LL is distributed through  SouthVancouver and Mt. Pleasant every week,  ^u^ circulatipn^s-jgr^w^  reasonable.   An ad* in The Western Call will  be read and will guide riches to you.  On the other hand stand still, do not advertize  and the golden stream will be guided into  your competitor's till,   test it.  Advertise in The Western Call and its business  will be to get business for your business.  THE WESTERN CALL JOB OFFICE does  highclass Job Work. Good printing pays.  Ask those who use it.   We do good printing.  Letterheads and Envelopes  Our Printing lleets the highest hopes  THE WESTERN CAL  Newspaper and Job Office  2408 Westminster Rdi,- V* block below 9th Ave.  Phone f ll  Fairmont    * *��������� THE WESTERN CALL  t When Planning an Outing      i  i       SHiPBUILDIN GSUPREMACY.  ������  ������  Do not forget to provide a Refreshing Drink.        We would suggest  GRAPE JUICE.   LIME JUICE,   PERSIAN SHERBET and LEMQNADE POWDER  A CAMERA will add to the day's pleasure.   vWhen you get home again you  will probably need a good Cold Cream.   Let us supply all your Drug Store wants  I;   Note-PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION   ^  **  Cor. Broadway |  Scott Street 1  I FISHER'S  ^ r> r u a  E STORE  NIGHT     BELL  Phone Fairmont  2-5-4  I        The satisfactory way in which 1  I our business is developing proves  I without a doubt that the old policy  I of small profits and quick returns  is appreciated on the Hill.  Our Goods are Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction  I MEN'S AND BOYS' FURNISHINGS |  i 150 Broadway, E., 3 doors West of Main f  *   ������������������_ ���������^ . ; . : . ���������    4*  | STRAW  HAT  PRICES CUT IN HALF |  A     HAPPY    OLD    AGE  This describes in a few words, the  Canadian Government Annuities  Scheme. That this "sure road" is  available to all residents of Canada  who are over 5 years ot age, irrespective of sex, health, age or worldly  positfon. is worthy of consideration.  Parents may begin the purchase of  Annuities for their children, or children, who have prospered, may find  in this scheme a safe way to provide  an income for fathers and mothers  who have not been so fortunate in life  as they. On the other hand, people  who have a. limited income can increase th'?t sum substantially by the  transfer of freir capital to the Government for the purchase of an Annuity.  Full particulars may be obtained  concerning this scheme by addre^^e;  the Superintendent of Canadian Government Annuities, . Ottawa. Postage  free. .  According to Lloyd's Register of  shipbuilding for the past quarter,  there were 496 vessels of 1,476,394  tons gross under construction in the  United Kingdom at the end of June,  as compared with 394 vessels with a  tonnage of 1,118,587 for the coi responding quarter of last year. This  does not include warships. The figures,  which are the highest reported in the  quarterly returns, are 62,000 tons  more than the previous record total,  in September, 1901, while the figures  of June, 3909, have been practically  doubled.' According to the latest returns there are 82 ships of 255,906  tons gross under construction in Germany, and. 29 ships with a tonnage of  126,180 in France. There are 64 war  vessels under construction in this  country, of which eleven are being  built at royal dockyards and 48 at  private yards for the British Navy,  while five are being constructed at  private yards for foreign governments.  INDIAN  WHEAT CROP.  The final general memorandum on  the wheat crop of British India for the  season of 1910-11 shows that the area  under wheat this season is 29,554,500  acres, as compared with 28,017,500  acres in 1909-10, an increase of 5.5 per  cent. The yield for 1910-11 is estim-  ater at 9,900,800 tons, as against &,-  590,600 tons tor the previous season,  an increase of 3.2 per cent., and an  increase of 25.8 per cent., as compared -with the average of the five  years ending 1908-9.  ������������������������������<  B. C.  Meals  -   25c  Meal ticket $5  Short Orders a Specialty.  The most Up-to-date place to eat on the Hill.  AH home cooking.   White help.   Quick service.  \ ,���������  2611 MAIN STREET  E.W*mSBYy Prop.  The mineral and forest resources of  the Peace River country (in Alberta)  are certified by returned prospectors  to be as rich as its agricultural possibilities. Coal and asphalt have been  located. The Canadian Northern; Railway line into this region will be partially completed this summer.  CANADIAN CANAL PROJECT.  The Lake Champlain and St., Lawrence Ship Canal Company have submitted to the Canadian Public Works  Department plans for a new waterway between Montreal, Lake Champlain and New York. A twelve-foot  waterway is proposed, and the work  will involve the complete construction  of twenty-one miles of new canal  through the countries of Chambly, St.  John's and La Prairie.  DANGERS OF MILK.  LONDON.���������The final report of the  Royal Commission appointed ten years  ago to study the question of the relation between human and bovine tuberculosis has just been issued. They  state that man must clearly be regarded as being liable to risk of infection from at" least two of the three  types of tubercle baccilli, the human  and the bovine. The -chief recommendation of the commission is as  follows: "In the interests of infants  and children, the members of ihe population whom we have proved to be  especially endangered, and tor the  reasonable safeguarding of the public  health generally, we would urge that  existing regulations and supervision  of milk production and meat preparation be not relaxed; that on the .contrary Government should cause to be  enforced throughout the kingdom  food regulations planned to afford  better security against; the infection  of human beings through the medium  of articles of diet derived from tuberculous animals."  NEWS  IN  BRIEF.  In the settlement of the Alsop claim  between the United States and Chile,  based upon large sums of money advanced to the Bolivian government in  187-J, Chile agreeing to assume the  obligations of Bolivia, King George, as  arbitrator, has given the award  amounting to $935,000, to the American claimants.  STATE  INSURANCE  IN  GERMANY  AND ITALY.  Some time ago a memorial to the  Governor-General-in-Council was sent  to Ottawa by the Friends of Hindus  in B. C, outlining the disabilities of  British-Hindus emigration as , compared with other Asiatics. The memorial set forth that if these men are  permitted to be here at all they should  Fince compulsory insurance was introduced into Germany the various  branches���������sickness, accident, invalidity, and pensions���������have undergone  considerable modification, and it has  long been intended to blend these,  branches into a whole. A Consolidation Bill recently came before the  German Reichstag for second readinr,  and a Berlin correspondent states that  it contains 1,754 paragraphs, every  one of which party representatives  have decided to debate. AH parties  desiie to see the bill passed before  Whutr.iwide. Herr Bebel, the Socialist leader, has declared on behalf of  his piii u: that they will not obstruct,'  unci in order to expedite the passage  of the bill, the House will, contrary  to cu.slom, sit on Saturdays.  The bill providing for state monopoly of life insurance came up in tbe  Italian Chamber of Deputies last week.  Sifenor Matti, the Ministter of Agriculture, defended the bill and replied to  the arguments of its opponents. He  explained that its object was to'encourage thrift among the people, and  that the Government would utilize the  profits of the life insurance monopoly  to j. ay old age pensions.   He contend*  be allowed to have their wives and ied that the State was not bound to  WHERE CANADA GETS  U' HER  MONEY  children with them; their number  should be limited and they should not  be required to have more money than  a Japanese, who is a foreigner, whicn  the Hindu is not. That, memorial has  promise of consideration.  The case of Hira Singh's wife and  child is in the courts and will be settled next week. Meantime, the Sikh  community sent a long telegram last  Sunday to Sir Wilfrid Laurier urging  the release of Mrs. Singh and daughter. By Habeas Corpus Act Lawyer  McCrossan obtained her landing from  the S. S, Monteagle, so she is with  her huBband today. Hira Singh ie an  old British-Indian soldier and has  fought for the Empire, as many other  Sikhs have done. They are a peaceful people, are here to stay and will  make good. That an bid defender of  the Empire should be debarred bringing his wife ashore is a sad blot on  the moral aspect .of our emigration  laws.  If these men are not to have  Official statistics show that the  bond issues of 141 Western Canada  municipalities and 160 Eastern Canada  municipalities amount to nearly ?3-,-  000,000, of which 65 per cent, bas been  absorbed in Great Britain, '34 per ceiu.  In Canada, and 1 per cent, in the  United States.  Indemnify or compensate foreign companies dcmg business in Italy, and tbe  monopoly will not violate any vested  interests. Besides, these companies  made no profit in Italy, and hence tbey  cu-.rtd not be damaged by the new  legislation. He instanced the cases of  several companies which have already  stepped doing business here.  Tommy, aged six, was asked by ���������  visitor how he stood in school.  "In the corner," replied truthful  Tommy.  Willing to Tell It.  The check which the comely young  German woman handed in at the window of a Philadelphia savings bank  the other day was made payable to  Gretchen H. Schmidt, and she bad Indorsed it simply Gretchen Schmidt.  The man ot the receiving teller's win  dow called^ her back to rectify the  their wives,  what can  be  expected mistake just as she was turning away.  morally of the 6000 Hindus in Canada,  and most of, them on the coast. They  already are drinking Canada's liquor.  The friends ot the Hindus enter not  I'You don't deposit this quite thia  way," he explained. "See, you have  forgotten the H."  The young woman looked at her  into the labor and the political side of 'check and then blushed a rosy red.  this question���������the homes and morals)   "Ach, bo I haf," she murmured, ������B#  of these people are of greater import-' wrote hurriedly:  ance. "Age 23."  4������|i.|���������|l.}..X"t"W'������ll"l"l"������''t"������'t"t"H"H"l"i"l' ********4V****^>V***t'.>**<9*********^ ******************9****9i'*************4*f**************4  t-  A  *****W************4V****** ********<H-************^        **********+***************  lections  AND  *������������������   4   .  W^F 1 xj  3MJj^6���������7.0f  Largest Ice Cream Parlour  South of false Creek  A  Place of Rest, Refreshment  and Refinement  Vancouver's Best in the Things  that Please the Palate  4.  Fruits  < e  IN  %  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  25th Ave. and Main St.  Vancouver, B. C. 1  ************i^r>i^<~s****** ���������*-x~>*v-x-*-x~>^^^  ************************^ f������(  7 T\tt W^EJW^^^^C 'k>'kkl:.  s  For the Home  The other day I had a chance con-f  versation with a teacher, and she was  so interesting thaat I turned her incontinently into copy���������or some of her  ������������������for, of course, the very things that  make the best reading are those you  make the best  The talk drifted to modern methods  of teaching. "The constant reiteration of the doctrine that all school  teaching should be made so interesting  that children do not know that they  are working has sometimes startling  results," she said. 'Don't mention discipline in _he school room; give children interesting work and they won't  need disciplining, are some of the maxims for the teacher's guidance. Not  long ago a fellow teacher told me that  . in pursuance of this direction she said  mildly to an idle little tellow: 'don't  think you are working, John.' And he  answered in a calm, Indifferent tone:  'I'm not; I'm interested in the subject.'  The University of Wisconsin has  added to its curriculum a full athletic  course which combined with literary  work will lead to a degree of bachelor  of aits.  "The children are so quick to become  aware   of   under   currents of thought  that    perhaps  it   is  no   wonder that  they    disdain   the    student   teacher,  whom they believe   to   be   but  little  more   blessed   with   knowledge than  themselves.   Recently a student was  taking a lesson on Australian steamship lines, and, drawing a somewhat  sketchy outline of Australia, she planted Melbourne rather dizzily upon it;  'then rubbing it out quickly she said:  'Now, Muriel, just mark Melbourne  for me.'    Shall  I  put it where you  did, or in the right place?' said Muriel,  in all good faith, and with no thought  at all of pertness.  "Sometimes a student teacher does  'fall down,' as in the case of a primary teacher who came to the city with  the reputation of being one of the  cleverest in her special line in the  province. She was using Wordsworth  'tjacy Gray' for her literature lesson.  After dwelling on all the poet's Lucys,  and incidentally taking the children  into rather skyey regions, she read  with much emphasis the verse:  "At this, the father raised his hook  And snapped a fagot band;  He plied his work, and Lucy .took  The lantern in her hand."  "'What would you say was Lucy's  father's trade?' she said, brightly.  No one had the slightest idea what  'plying his work' meant, so she explained: 'Why, don't you see? He  was a shoemaker. The fagots are the  little pegs that men of this trade drive  in shoes, and he was snapping them  into place.' After .the lesson 1 asked  her for the authority for the sudden  change in the accepted idea of the  fagot-gatherer's occupation. Why I  thought it out for myself,' she said.  So I told her to think what she pleased  but to tell the children nothing of  what she was not sure."  In these days one cannot talk much  with any thoughtful woman without  running up against the question of  germs. "The schol glass? Wait till  you read our new physiology and find  some of Dr. Halpenny's tests on the  average school drinking cup, 1 solved  my problem by getting the children to  bring an egg cup. But it is a matter  left to individual teachers, and some  do not bother about it. Of course, if  you read to much 'germy' literature  you can easily become faddy. 1 was  once at a summer school when  the Chatutaugua salute was called .for  and an old7gentleman turned to me  with absolute horror on his face. 'Are  they really going to do that, vile  thing?' he said. 'Think of waving  one's handkerchief . about; Ugh!' and  he fled from the rom.  "There is just one message I would  like to give to mothers," said the  teacher as we parted company. "They  should know whether or not their  children's teacher loves children. No  one else has any right to enter this  work, for he or she ;wil| only spoil  many lives, including their own.".  In the half year ended June"30 the  total number of deaths from the  plague in India reached 650,690.  It is said that the British admiralty  is planning the itinerary of a voyage around the world for the Prince  of Wales with a view of giving him  j closer knowledge of the British possessions.  The modified version of the Anglo-  Japanese alliance signed at London  July 14 by Sir Edward Grey, the British secretary of foreign affairs anu  Count Kato, Japanese ambassador at  London, excludes the United States  from Great Britain's possible enemies  and extends' the life of the treaty  nearly  six  years.  4mj^x*^^4^4������H^^H^^^HKHK- ������S������HMH^H^^^^^'H^^******������*** ^x^:������^h^������h^^:~>44*x~X'*:������****  YY   Yy--7--'."-..:.���������������������������������������������-��������� 7.~ '   :":������������������'���������: 77r.yy.y-.   -,yy: ,:y.,... ....y V.,7 *  Job   Printing  WE CAN FILL YOUR ORDERS FOR  Ca/rds, Dodgers, LetterHeads, BMHeads,  Statement Forms,   Programmes,  Pros-  '    pectuses, Menus, Invitation Forms, etc.  City Press, Ltd., 2408 Westminster Rd.  In accordance  with King  George's  I award, the Chilean government has ordered the payment of $.53,000 to tht  representatives   of   the   Alsop   claimants.  Official figures,show that during the  past, ten years 25,000 people have gone  from Nebraska and Western Iowa to  Western Canada, . carrying cash and  property valued at over $21,000,000.  1  I Building permits for thirty:two Can-  ��������� adian cities and towns during May  I represented a total value of over $18,-  1500.000, as compared with slightly  I oyer $11,000,000 in May, 1910, an in-  j crease of 65 per cent.  J Exports of dairy produce from Canada during the fiscal year ended  March. 31 last amounted to a total  value of over $23,000,000.   '  DO YOU LIKE IT?  IS IT DOING GOOD WORK?  DO YOU READ IT? ������������������/  ARE YOU SUPPORTING IT ?  You can support it by SUBSCRIBING.  ADVERTISING.  You can support it by giving us yonr JOB; WORK.  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PRCES  RIGHT  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE: Fairmont 817R  \t9,***9*9**l9*9*9'*9*9******  CHOICE RASPBERRIES |  |3 pwcrala.f tons tor IM       *  If called for.' Eariyapplicttion imperative A  W.LIWU   ���������   - 175 iarthi Stmt J  CCor. 19th Ave.) W������atminater Rd. X  __hi1s_fci1>n^i^ii.-'ii*iiTrfiiftitiJti>_-iitilfi ������-*-^������-������������������ ���������- *,A������f.iti.fr.  V'4'*F VV * V '^**T* ,VVWT* ���������W V *��������� V' VV%"I'v  OR. R. INGRAM  Physician   an<J   Surgeon  Office arid- Residence:  SUITE A. WAU)EN BUILP'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  J.WILUAHS  Express, Baggage  ������ndx  Furniture Removed  South Vancouver     ���������     Roslyn Street  7    Off Bodwell Rd., Six blocks eant of Fraser  r.  CHOICE  r*  Also large variety of  POULTRY SUPPUPS  Fresh stock of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD  OUR PEST FLOUR  FT-VERNON  k  Flour and Feed  Broadway and WtBtmineter Road  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  Satisfaction, Guaranteed.  J  City Fire Alarms  3���������Granville and Beach.  4���������C. P. R. Yards.  5;���������Granville and Davie'.  6���������Granville and Robson.  7���������Sej mour and Halmcken.  8���������North end old Cambie St.  Bridge  8���������Georgia and Cambie.  10���������Hamilton' and Robson. ,  13���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  ^3���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender. >  18���������Homer and Pender.  16���������Hastings and Granville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Seymour and Cordova.  19���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)  90���������H. B.  Co.,  Georgia and Granville  81���������Cordova and Water.  82���������W. H. Malkin's. Water Street.   ���������  83���������Water and Abbott.  84���������Hastings and Abbott.'  85���������Cordova and Cambie. -  86���������Water and Carrall.  87���������Cordova and Columbia.  28���������l'eiuler and. Columbia.  89���������Vender and Beattie.  -30���������Hastings and Hamilton.       ���������  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  38���������It. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street.  34���������City Hall.   ���������,  35���������Main and Barnard.  36���������Main and Powell.  37���������Main and Keefer.  48���������Smythe and Cambie.  43v-Brti'iiiird and Jackson.  44���������BiMckman-Ker Wharf.  46���������Homer and Helmcken.  53���������Keefer and Gore.  S3���������Granville and Nelson.  54���������Barnard and Hawks.  61���������Davie and Hornby. ^  68���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe. ���������������������������'������������������  .   64���������Pender and Howe.  65���������Hastings and Hornby. o  67���������-Main and Park Lane.  68���������Grove and Carl.  '; 71���������Columbia and Alexander.  78���������Seymour and Drake.  73���������Seymour and Smythe.      '"  181���������Heap's Mill, Powell'Street.  las^Ha-itings Mill No. 2.  123���������Hastlnsrs Mill No. 1.  184���������Burns' Abattoir.  185���������Powell and Woodland.  li:6���������Hastings  Mill, loot Dunleavy.     .  127���������Pender and Salsbury.  188���������Oxford and Templeton.  131���������Powell and Carl.  138���������Hastings and Carl.  134-^-Ponder and Heatley.  135���������Powell and Hawks.  136���������Hastings  and  Dunlevy.  141���������Powell   and    Raymur,   Sugar   $te-  tittery.  143���������Hastings  and  Vernon.  143��������� Hastings and Lakewood.  161���������Powell-and Katon  313��������� Eighth and Bridge.  913���������Sixth and Heather.  814��������� Lan.downe and Manitoba.  315���������Prudential   Investment  Co.,  :F>roni  and Manitoba,  aie���������Sixth and Birch.  831���������Kroadway and Spruee..    . ���������  888���������-Sixth and Spruce.  824���������Sixth  und Laurel.  i 885���������Vancouver Lumber Co.  886��������� Vancouver Engineering Co.  887��������� Lome and Columbia.  831���������Fifth -and Yukon.  888���������Sixth arid Alberta.  838���������Eighth and Manitoba.  833���������Sixth and .Granville.      .  841���������Eighth and Granville.  848^���������Broadway and Laurel.       , :  843���������Second and Granville.  861���������Main and Dufferin.  853���������Seventh .and Carolina.       7  861���������Prince Kdward and Dufferin.  868-Eighth and Prince Edward.  863��������� fifth and Main.  SOt    Seventh and Main. 7  313���������Barclay   and  Denman.'  313���������Pro I lie Coast Mills.  '314���������Broughton and Georgia.  316���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnntey and Nicola.  317���������Chilco and Barclay.  318���������Chilco and Georgia. .  318���������Bidwell and Pendrill. y  381���������Bute and Harwood.  333��������� Bute  and Barclay.  383���������Nelson and Thuriow.  384���������Chilco und Comox.  385���������Burrard  and Georgia.  386��������� Bute and Georgia.  337���������Bute and Robson. ���������' ���������  330���������Barclay and Broughton.  339��������� iervis and Pendrell. *'  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  338���������Denman and Georgia,  335���������Bolton and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and Comox.  ;  341���������Pender and Thuriow. ���������'   7  348���������Broughton and Harwood.  343���������Burtiaby and Thuriow.  ? \  3*5���������Thuriow and Alberni.  418���������Third and Cedar. $'  413��������� Third and Mapie.  414��������� First and Yew. <J  415���������First and Trafalgar.  481���������Third and Balsam.  485���������Cornwall and Balsam.  431���������M.-u>'p -'nd Oreeihian. C. P., Ii.  ..   era-it. fjf |j  518���������Eiiiuui and Clark. ���������  513���������Graveley and Park.  =5l4������i"Fou rth-and=Park  Humor <n$ Philosophy  By DUNCAN H. SMITH  PERT  PARAGRAPHS.  When a man bas a bank account bia  wife often contributes by adding an  L to it  Often what is gospel to one generation is superstition to a later. ���������"'  -    /  Tbere are" many   people  who can't  distinguish  between  loyalty  and  obstinacy.  A^P^  It is totter to have tried and  tbaa itvver to bave tried at all.  won  Toil need much patience nnd per-'  severance when you cajole a wise man  aud some wisdom when you cajole a  fooL"  Alimony may be defined as first paid  to the Injured.  Buying experience is very much like  paying doctor's bills.  Always try to do your best, but not  your friends. '"���������.���������'���������'������������������,  It is often hard to be honest, but not  necessarily honest to be hard.:  It isn't a bad thing to know what  not to do���������unless you do ity  There is something wrong with a  woman who doesn't mind a flirtatious  husband���������unless be belongs to another  woman.  515���������Gravelev  and Woodland.  516���������Charles and Clark.  517���������Williams and  Woodlaiid.  810���������Parker and Park.  518���������Venables and Cotton. |  881���������Vet'Hhies and Clark.  588���������Campbell and Harris. I  541���������Carl and Keefer. I  618���������Keefer and Victoria. "  613���������Parker and Victoria.  ��������� 014���������Williams and Victoria.  015���������Bismarck and Lakewood..  016��������� Second and Victoria.  617���������Sixtli and Victoria.  718���������Tenth and Park;  713���������Twelfth and Clark. ���������*  714���������Ninth and Dock. *  715���������Twelfth, and Scott.  1813���������Ninth and Yukon.  1313���������Eleventh and Ontario.  1314���������Tenth and St. George.  1315���������Thirteenth and Main.  1384���������Vancouver General  Hospital  1333���������Broadway and Ash.  1351���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  1253���������Tenth and West. Boad.  1263���������Thirteenth and Prince Kdward.  1864���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1318���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh and Manic  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  '315���������Ninth and Cedar.       t \  1413���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth and Trafalgar. \  J. A. McCROSSAN.  City Electrician..  1   IT  !  Useful Curt**.  I'm making a collection  Of rare and curious coins.  To get a goodly number  I've girded up my loins.  For heavy foreign piece*  I do not care a slain.  1 make a specialty of thos*  Turned out by Uncle 8am.  No coins.from foreign country*  Arc what. I have'in mind.  Though curiously minted  And striking of their kind:  ' No brassy Chinese money. ~ '.  Square holed' and on * string;    '���������'-  No Asiatic pieces  That swarthy travelers bring.    ^  I do not care for coppers "  Dug up from ancient Rome.  I want the modest pennies'  They turn but nearer borne.  The coins ot" ancient Britain  To me do not appeal.  . Kor even Spartan money  Cut out from low grade steel..  The dollars of our -daddies, --,;���������'.  The bank notes crisp and new,  J:  The bright and yellow eagles.        !  Win f<4r tny purpose do���������"7 '  'The common ftve cent nickel,  The quarter that will pass  Or any make or .pattern  Of money in that class..  HALF   SPEED  FOR  AHEAD  INLAND  STEAMERS  Dame.' de Grace Ward  to  secure  in-1  deumity for land which was annexed  by that municipality for the widening {  of "Sherbrooke street. I  DR YFARMING CONGRES8.  H*d Paid For <t.  ���������*Tou utn-m to think you know more  than your father."  said the irritated  part-otto the dippsint yeong man Just  out of coliepe.  ^A^fkif^ltJi*x^y_jj>n.j*it^iT'^   "Annoy tne, j*������u Impudeot young rM-  esil   Of course Jt does."  "Well. dad. tbere is another way of  looking af it Vou can feel that fLSUO  a year you bar* been pacing for me  bastrtt been ���������wttotly wasted."  MONTREAL    HARBOR    ELEVATOR.  : Seven hundred men are now at  work on the new elevator ofthe Montreal   Harbor, Commission,   the   con-  through with all possible speed. The  elevator will comprise 246 bins, with  an aggregate capacity of V 1,772,000  bushels of grain. While the elevator  will not be the largest on the American continent, H will be among the  most modern and best equipped.  ALL RED LINE PROJECTED.  An ambitious project for a line of  railway connecting Montreal with the  Straits of Belle Isle or the Gulf of St.  Lawrence Is forecasted in an application to the Canadian Parliament ,re.  c'ently filed at Ottawa by the All-Bed  Line Railway Company. It seeks aii  act of Incorporation to construct. and  operate a line or lines, or railway,  from a point in or near the city of  Montreal, and extending in a northeasterly direction to a point on the  Atlantic, or on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, or the Straits of Belle Isle.  The company also propose to build  and operate steamships, to construct  wharves and elevators, and to develop and operate water powerB.  Aeroplanlst Loridan July 8 reached  an altitude of 10,761 feet in eighty-  three minute, at Paris, France, establishing a world's record.  220 BROADWAY, WEST  Choice Groceries^ Confections,  School Supplies, etc.  Real Estate Snaps  66 ft. lot, Shaughnessy Heights        -.���������'.-       $4000  50 ft. lot, 21st Ave., East,. j4 block from car-line,  all cleared     - .-,.    - - - $1250  Cautious.  mOob)p over iua see my 4og.   I have  a -grew! pup.    0������ can do all kinds of  tricks,  aud  you ought  to  bear  bim  ���������peak."  "What does be ������peakT  **He b������rk!������. of Coarse." '"'  "All .rbrlit. ��������� I'll (���������mc then. 1 only  wanted u. find out. 1 was afraid be  might apeak 'Gurtew Must Kol Rin^  ToDigbt.'-  Ustfiul Accomplishmsnt.  "Tes. he i* given to walking tt������e floor  In bin sleep:**  -Can't he break feifnnelf of the  habttV"  "Ifc doe������n'it want to. .. Is the finest  thing In the world when be ha* to  walk t_ie floor with his Imhy at nlgkt."  No ftiixa to 9*Mtw.  ". hear that Fi<>n*uce in cogafed."  "It nmst be a mistake."  "Why so?"  "She always wears glove*.**  PHONE 992  Undoubtsrfiy.  "Our  minister spoke  feellngtj   this  morning   upon  the   beautt*s  of  poverty."  , "Yes.    Dl* he  tell   you    bow  ithey    are -  best  seen?"  "No.    How?"  "From    the  deck of a steam  yacht   with   ������  powerful     and  handsome fieldglass."  Must Go Up.  sometimes   gets   caught  When   man  twixt  The devil and the sea  The <jr.!y thing for him to do  U climb a tree.  be-  Probably.  "She wants a dlvort-e."  "What forY*  "t-'o  tb:it  she can "~Tqaallfy  other." ,:';. 71*...;.  for ao  Warning Gongs Sound  Frequently in  Engine Rooms and Pilots Pray Des-  paringly for  More  Water-rChannel  Not   So   Low   in   Years���������Dangerous  and  Almost  Impossible    to    Shoot  Rapids ��������� Englishman -Contributes  Noble   Plan     for     Keeping   Cool-  Boomerang  Economy  at City  Mall.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Montreal, July 30.���������Despite the tact  that the Dominion Government has  been spending millions in money and  years in time bettering the navigable proprietors affected,  channel of the St. Lawrence from  the Great Lakes to the _ea, it is many  moons since the inland shipping fleets  have had such rough sledding as they  have had this season. For sledding  instead of sailing it has been on many  an eventful occasion. The water Is so  low that vessels have to scrape along  in spots and experienced pilots assert that it is nothing short of dangerous to attempt to run a boat  through the Cedars, the Split Rock  or the long Saulte. Freight boats are  making their runs anywhere from  eight to twenty-four hours late on  account of the caution necessary and  the time lost entering and leaving the  canals, and the Richelieu and Ontario  Navigation company's tar famed craft  which are scheduled to give a daily  thrill to throngs of tourists by shooting the rapids from Prescottr to Montreal have been forced to tie up at  the former place and give their passengers another sort of a thrill by  train for the remainder' of the journey. Engineers are pointing;out and  the pilots agree that the only appar-  ent feasible way of being assured oc a  deep tree channel during the whole  shopping season year in and year out,  dry or wet: will be to push ahead with  the construction of the' dam at the  Long Sault, a work which would materially deepen the channel in the part  which is sh'oale'st at present and which  pilots and captains fear most. Until  lately the greatest opposition to the  Long Sault project has been developed because it was thought it  would be a^ menace to navigation.  Those who understand the river, however, now say that navigation could  not be benefitted better in any other  way than by the completion of this  project.  - How to Keep Cool.  A plan for keeping cool which has  at least the attraction of novelty has  fust been received here by Chief Detective Carpenter in a letter from an  altruist in Liverpool,    and    although  the Commissioner has been so busy  tbat he has not had time as yet to  test it, he has passed it along for what  it may be worth.    According to the  inventor of this scheme, all that is  necessary for a cool night's rest, paradoxical ������s ;it amy sound, is to cover  one's self sufficiently. It is the method of covering, however, which counts.  For at single bed the first requisite is a  sticker heavy cord sufficient in .length  to regie hCrom the head to the foot of  the bed. This ls put in position over  the center of the bed about eighteen  inches above its surface. Prom this  are suspended newspapers sewn or  pasted together, falling over tShe edges  of tite >bed .to the floor, forroimg a sort  oftwit-like^structure.'^-It-isef-courae  open at each end and shmld extend  to within about eighteen inches of  tlie head. Over the newspapers is  next spread a blanket or sheet and  the cooling plant is ready. Its inventor claims .that any one sleeping under  this cover will be kept cool by the  continuous breeze moving from end  to end caused by the difference in  temperatiwe Inside and eartbslde. On  the face ������n_ it the plan eeems a little  faneifuL , But then there .are plenty  of people who do not know that water  can be cooled in a dry climate by putting it in a j)orous jar an������i placing it  in the sun. Evaporation does the  rest.  Civic Economies-  When it eomes to attempting economies of every and any kind, Montreal  is  second    to    none.    Unfortunately  many that Bound finely in'theory fail  to work  out in  practice.    Just  now  critics are chuckling oyer attempted  economies   in  the  disposal of   waste  .paper.   A four montiis supply, amounting to about six tons, of-neatly com!  pressed and baled paper was auctioned off  the other day  for  h2i.    This  auctioning off of the waste paper is  said   to   be   a  part  o!   the   policy   of  economy but just in what manner it  is  difficult  to   discover.    In   the   first  place   the   patent     reversible     paper  press which does the compressing cost  $200. and  it takes- about six men  to  run   it.    To  advertise  the   sales   and  hire an auctioneer further swells the  expense.    In   fact those     who    have  figured  it out say  that it may take  twenty ��������� years  to  pay   for  the ''pnner  press alone out of the proceeds 01 the  sale of the paper which it 'cqmj>re.se������ ij>  so neatly.    As a far-sighted econora;-' J 4>  this  will break all local records  pro- j X  vided  the press last    the    necessary j *  number of'years. ���������" j ���������_���������  . *  Forcibly Annexed. \*  The vaearies of a defunct municip-1 _*  alit.y are occupying the courts at pres- *  ent, action having been taken a?ainst "*  the ..city by three proprietors of Notre  EDMONTON, Albe.ta, Can., July 22.  ���������Hon. Duncan Marshall, minuter of,  The old municipality did not take agriculture, has notified the managers  regular expropriation proceedings, but of the International Dry Farming Con-  went right ahead with the construe-'" gress, which meets at \ Colorado  tion of a sidewalk. ��������� Protests were ig- Springs Ostober 16th, that the Prov-  nored, and now Montreal is being call- ince of Alberta will give a $100 trophy  ed upon to pay sums ranging from cup as one of the premiums at the dry  $200 to ?400 .damages to the proprie- farming exposition. %  tors whose land was taken in this | The cup will be awarded" for tl -j  manner. The actions at present enter- best exhibit of forage crops ar.d  ed are regarded in the nature of test' grasses made by- any county or d~';:-  cases, as there are in all some thirty "trict, and is open to the world's com-  {petition.   It will be a handsome affair ���������  of sterling silver.    Canada  took  the  I grand- sweepstake  prize at  the  Dry  Farming    Congress    Exposition    last  I year.  'Agricultural    practices    known    as  , "dry   farming"  are  beginning  to  be  universally used in this part of Can-  struction  of  which  Is   being  rushed ada, where the farmers are plowing  deep and summer fallowing.  The Kaiser has decided that the  statue of General von Steube, the German hero of tthe American revolution,  which the United States Congress presented to Germany, shall be set' up at  Potsdam, Germany, in the garden of  the local military governor.  The unveiling of the memorial tablet  to William Penn took place July 14 in  the famous old city church. All Hallows, London, England, where Penn  was baptized.  After Investigations extending over  ten years, the royal commission ot  tuberculosis, at London, England, appointed in the first year of King Edward's reign, in its final report issued  July 11, finds that tuberculosis in human beings and cows Is practically  identical and communicable from one  to the other.  It was announced July $ at Montreal tbat the Canadian Northern railroad has secured financial backing for  the entire route from the Pacific to  the Atlantic and that within thirty  months the railroad will enter Montr  real by tunnel.  tH..M..M"i.,H..M���������������..M���������|,frfr'rt''^^  ���������������  *������  4������  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN B.CME1H011ISM? |  THEN THE  Wren Methodist Recorder  (Published Monthly)  Is almo_t indespensible to you.  No other medium will give you such general and  such satisfactory information about Methodist  activity in this great growing province. Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist x.  movement.   Send your subscription to r  UaMpr HetfioWReconler P.fP.fo.,W,   -  -   flctorla, B.C. $  91.QQ ���������������������������   On* Yonr %  ���������r *  ********************������\\^***** o**************************  ***** ****** ****************      * *** ***** * * * * 'V *'.' * ^ \ I  '���������' 1' 1"*"^   '  ���������!��������� -   A-        , *  9  MffllM & Co.  17  <5ktnese and Japanese Silks. Fancy Dry Goods.  Ladies,' Children's and Gents' Clothing.  Wool, and Cotton Underwear of All  Kinds.  chinese fancy crockery.  Sea Grass and Bamboo Furniture, Etc.  our  specialty:  ^Ladies* Dresses and Gentlemen's Shirts Made to Order.  252 BROADWAY. WEST    ���������    ���������   .PHONE FAIRMONT 1197 .  *S?*9*iH.ifriHH..fr.;.6************ ****************.i.******.\^������  1 ������i������A* 1 *i, 1 *t ������.|i������i|*+*i������.������1������1 ��������� :������������������������,������������������������.���������.������:������;������i11,  Manitoba  Co.  J7I4-17I6  PARK DRIVE I  Special Sale Every  I  <i>  1  This Week Saturday  TINWARE and GRANITEWARE I  Wateh Our Windows I  Phone   SEYMOUR 5G9I  BRANCH STORE COLLINGWOOD EAST  ^.t*****************    *^.-**4i*******'S  ������������������J. u\  ****Z~Z~**+ ������  THE WESTERN CALL  ' "Oh, Bill, what's the Knight of the  Bath?"  "Why Saturday, you chump."  He Lost.  An East End hostess tells us of a  young man ho apologized for being  late to a dinner party.  ���������"We're so glad you got here," she  ���������said to him. "But where is your  brother."  "He has commissioned me to tender  his regrets. You see, we are so busy  at the office just now that it is impossible for both of us to get away  ���������at ouce. So we tossed up to see  which should have the pleasure of  ��������� coming here tonight."  "How original!    And so you won?"  "No," he replied absently.   "I lost."  CEDAR COTTAGE AND  SOUTH VANCOUVER  lea  Tea  Tea  Specially Pine Blend  35c lb.      3 lbs. $1.00  This is not "The F inest Tea the  "World Produces," but it is excellent  value for the money.  Thistle Brand Creamery Butter  is good.      35c lb.   3 lbs. $1.00  Davies' Pure Lard, 3-lb. pail 45c  Cash With Order  HENRY'S CORNER  PBONE Fairmont 1219 15th Ave & WeSli Rd  Secretaries    of    Churches,    Clubs,  Friendly Societies and others are invited to send communications respecting news items addressed to "Western  Call," P. O. Box 10, Cedar Cottage.  These should not arrive later than  Tuesday night for insertion in current  issue: >  It would appear that after all the  South Vancouver Council have good  reason to fear a water famine in the  municipality and they might just as  well have explained the position when  issuing their notice to cease watering  gardens. From the reports of proceedings at the City Council we find  that South Vancouver was notified by  them to issue the warning in question,  and, furthermore, it was intimated  that the city might in the near future  decide to cut off the South Vancouver  supply entirely for a time. The reason given for this threat is is our old  friends, the wpoden pipe, alleged to  be the cause of considerable waste  through leakage". Mr. Mullett, South  Vancouver Water Superintendent,  strenuously denied this to be the  case, and in his report to the council  states that although there are some  leaks in the wooden mains these are  not large and are getting less every  day. A leak that gets less every day  is a curiosity peculiar to the municipality and samples could with advantage be exhibited at the Bursill Institute. It will be necessary to act  quickly as the specimens are becpm-  inb rarer so rapidly every day.  Considering the expense that was  incurred by the South Vancouver  Council in practically re-laying these  water pipes, it is certainly to be hoped  that Mr. Mullett's assertion as to a  minimum leakage may be correct, but  one cannot feel very sure after past  experience. Mr. Mullett's best refutation would be the publication of  his records as to quantity supplied by  f  the city and quantity paid for by consumers. To be threatened with a  discontinuance of the city water is.a  most serious position and if such a  calamity does happen it is difficult to  realize the sanitary perils and dangers we may have to face. It is at  least satisfactory to observe that for  future extensions of the water system  South Vancouver is to use metal pipes.  It speaks well for the thoughtfulness  of the authorities that the notice restricting the supply was not issued  until after the date that water rates  lor a quarter in advance were made  payable.  "Watch South Vancouver Grow"  used to be a slogan but with many  owners of gardens it is to be feared  they will  watch the  results of their  The report o fthe committee re alleged irregularities over the purchase  of school sites was considered in  camera at a meeting of the Central  Ratepayers Executive last Friday. It  is understood that the committee presented an interim report and will pro  ceed further with the investigation.;  Miss Alice Maud B. Warne, of Plymouth, England, was married on Saturday last to Mr. Wm. Phillipant, also  of Plymouth, England, by the Rev.. E.  H. Lockhart in the presence of a  number of friends at Dundas Street  Presbyterian Church. After the honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Phillipant intend  residing in South Vancouver.  Owing to a ditch being ��������� left unguarded and unlighted Mr. D. C.  Modrall with his automobile fell into  it on Boundary Road and his solicitors  are now claiming $200 damages fiom  the council. Councillor Todrlck was  instructed to look into it. Probably  if he takes a similarly hasty glance,  he may find there is something in il  after all.' Fortunately at this rime of  year not so much as ordinarily, unless  there chance to be a water main in  spring labors perish.    The wise man  who did not fill up his well with rock | ^ vicinity with oue ot the ������������n������*niBli-  and rubbish because of the arrival of ing leaks-  Eighteen members of the Mountain  the wood and. water conveniences  is  to be congratulated.      He    may    yet  View Boy Scouts are now in camp, at  find the despised well superior to its | Bowen isianQ in charge of Mr. E. K.  expensive rival  both  domestic use.  for garden and  Timms and Scoutmaster V. R.���������Timms.  The boys are having a most jolly and  It was  suggested  to  one    of    my enjoyable time  with    ideal    weather  friends that, no one could object if he  and nat"ral surroundinSs in everyway  fpp��������� Off Yo^r  Sunday  with a dish of  Gordon's Delicious  Ice Cream  Pints 25c;    Quarts 50c.  We're open all day Sunday  Hillcrest Pharmacy  Main St. near Sixteenth Ave.  E. R. GORDON. Family Druggist Hillcrest Post Offlct  Phones���������Fairmont 70S and BOS  *Z***.Z^^f*********** **************************  *****.l~l~Z'****************** **.i"tt*>tt'M^********<<<'***f;  .......     ^  ���������*  *  i  BEWARE!  ������������������������������������  , ���������������������������������������������  ������������������������������������' ���������'  t  *  *  *  ���������*  ���������*  *  *  t  1  :?  -V  *  %  *  *  ���������  ���������*  *  Of the stockings that stain. You  need fear no dye dangers when  you buy  HERMSDORF DYED  BLACK    HOSIERY  They're the blackest, cleanest,  purest and most durable diose  you can buy.   The black is there  to stay;      You can't wash.it1 out, wear it out, pr rub it out.  They're always black and they  wear the longest. Don't fail to  see SPECIAL WINDOW PIS-  PLAY and values this week at  at the House of GILCHRIST.  You are invited to call and receive free booklet which contains  much valuable information about  hosiery.  were to utilize his bath water on the  garden instead of letting it run down  the drain. He approved of the idea  and now you can't find a cleaner man  in South Vancouver. He bathes every  night and every morning and fills in  odd moments by washing the dog and  his peas and cabbages arise up and  jail him blessed. c  Cedar Cottage Cricket Club, whose  prospects for the championship looked  so very promising, are now virtually  out of the running. Vancouver 11. defeated Cedar Cottage C. C. at BrbcK-  ton Point on Saturday by 133 runs  and are now so far ahead -of-7their  rivals as to render them secure of  gaining the coveted honor. It, however, speaks well for the progress  achieved by the Cedar Cottage CYC.',  that they have at this advanced part  of the season maintained such an excellent position, in the Cricket League.  Last year their record was one of inglorious defeat nearly every game.  Dry Goods, Men's Wear  MARK GILCHRIST .*4^d*.  %***************w<<^nz^~tt** .>���������^*x^x���������<~x���������<s,*x~x~x~x������������������*x~x������������������!���������  *********************^<rZ^^     ���������>^:~K"t~>������H~X^^^  *  SPECIAL FOR BOYS  *  *  *  *  *  BOYS' WHITE DUCK SUITS  ROYS' BLOUSES  BOYS' HATS       ���������-"  BOYS', BATHING SUITS  $1.50 and $2.00 per suit  -o     75c and $1.00 each  25c to $1.00 e.ich  50c Suit  R. MOORE,  2211  BRIDGE SJR'.T:t  Phone    Fairmont    .373  4..;..{..X"X'^^'*~!"X~t,''."X'*t">v-:":"t"X"t'  ���������������������������^'���������l*'i''^���������^*^*,Jw^,!w**t'',4*'������'*'**,������"**4*'-"������*   ****<*"'���������'���������.������>********<%������������������'.��������� .-���������  I       Our Opinion on the  | Range Question  *,  *  *  *  %  %  *  *  %  %  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line.  The South Hill Football Club have  asked the council to build a dressing  room for the players on the hall  grv.y.._ ai'd Councillor Burgess has  ..... ../ piouiised to donate a cup if a  .ti oo ,7,all league be formed.  .������������������...  .;���������-.��������� ...'���������  *: y .. is expected that the list of prop-  *i i'erty owners who alone are qualified  YY  3.7vj   .vote  on  the  annexation  question  ���������5 .ii oouth Vancouver may be; ready  J'-'si-bouttiie end of this week. It strikes  many i>._ an anomaly that the residues who would be most interested  in the matter are not to be allowed  to vote unless they are also actual  owners and registered as such. To  show the absurdity of this position it  may be pointed out that on money  by-laws and council elections all purchasers by agreement of sale are allowed to vote. Also on the question  of7forniing._ South^Vancouver_into__a  city, and again in January last on the  proposed annexation to the City of  Vancouver agreement holders were allowed to vote. It wpuld appear only  logical that if a man or woman be  qualified to vote on such matters as  money by-laws and annexation in  January even though holders of agreements of sale they should be equally  entitled in September. The matter of  annexation is one essentially to be de-  cidede by those living within the  municipality and not by those living  on it. The majority of residents are  not registered owners and yet living  on the spot are more acquainted with  the requirements of the district than  the nominal owners residing at a distance.  Last Friday the council appointed!  Mr. It. S. Morris as electric wiring in-j  spector at a salary of $125 per month.'  Mr. Morris is to commence his duties  'adapted for their exercises.  The second anniversary services in  connection Avith Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church were held last Sunday. Rev. Dr. Taylor, of Westminster  Hall, preached in the morning, and  Rev. Mr. Birch, of Westminster Hall,  in the evening, to large congregations.  Mr. and Mrs. George Banks, of  Cedar Cottage, have returned home  after a six weeks' visit to their summer home at Sechelt.  The death took place on Monday of  Mrs. Bessie Grier, wife of Mr. Walter  C. Grier, of South Vancouver. The  deceased lady was twenty-nine years  of age arid a native of Manitoba. The  funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon from Messrs. Armstrong & Edwards' chapel to -'.Mountain. View cemetery. Y''.''Yy'-y -  The B.C. Telephone Co. contemplate  charging an extra fee of five cents per  call to aiid from the city as soon as  tlieir proposed new South Vancouver  exchange is completed. This has  aroused great indignation and the  Board of Trade at their meeting"on  Tuesday appointed a special committee, consisting of Messrs. F. TE,  Elliott, T. Houston and K. Laniont, to  interview the company and enter a  strong protest against this proposal.  i  ?  ���������  f  t  I  J  ���������'.-"4".~4".".'  p*l*lfrm..*  ?  T  Andrew Johnson, a laborer employed  by Messrs. Stewart Bros., contractors,  was seriously injured by a dynamite  explosion on Monday afternoon. He  was engaged in clearing land when the  accident happened.  St. Margaret's Sunday School held  their annual picnic on Saturday last  and a good number of the children  and friends had a most enjoyable day  at Second,Beach. The Rev. Mr. Bell  and Mrs. Bell accompanied the party.  yif isririteifded'to hold-a^public-meet-  ing of ratepayers at the ' Municipal  Hall tonight (Friday) to protest  against the recent unjust assessment  and also to discuss the annexation  question. With two such interesting  items to consider the meeting should  be well attended and representative  of the strong opinions recently expressed by the public, especially on  the assessment matter.  The city authorities having consented, it is proposed very shortly to  Inaugurate a crematorium at Mountain  View cemetery. This is now in course  of completion and will represent, when  ready, the latest modern improvements  in this sanitary mode of disposing of  the dead.  Subscribe for  "THE GALL"  The paper that boosts The Hill  MOUNTAIN VIEW GROCERY  BODWELL ROAD     now 34th Ave.  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH  GROCERIES and  PROVISIONS  * y   . .,���������.������������������'   : ', ���������������������������-.', ���������'. !*''7-77''77./:::'���������':-': .  1      And   SCHOOL SUPPLIES,   also   FLOUR & FEED  I at CITY PRICES  |       R. G. JUSTASON, Prop.  t^ GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  ********.Z".,*******ffrl***********'1',  * 7 - ���������    .. '.'���������������������������  ���������Tt .  '���������S"9**^9"9*'9*^''9'9^94-9~9^*^-9*'94'9'-9-**-  ���������������������������'Y"-������:'  (Burnaby Lake Vie'vy)  JUNCTION JOTTINGS.  We are iamiliar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  pf 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  2337 Main Street       - Phone Fairmont 447  ���������������  Mr.. .Tardine. of Pickard & Jardine.  immediately.    In   this   instance    the ;h^sv moved into his new residence on  position was advertised ami  the sue- j ^g^ Avenue,  cessful candidate was selected out of ���������  twelve applicants. j    |jist J0U1 ������ir������Pert>" with the Hazlett  j Brokerage    Co.    They   specialize    in  It is stated that, the tax notices may jjoimt Pleasant and South Vancouver  possibly be out by the close of August.  Residents  in   and  A*************^f**V*****^.<     ***i**********************  We would suggest that the B. C.  along Victoria j Eiectric Railway run their ������Fraser  Road are waxing pretty indignant at|Avenue an<\ Westminster Road cars  the closing of that road and also all j through to. the city.'- The present sys-  roads leading into it between Wilson' tem 0f transferring at 10th Avenue  Roa<l and Westminster Road. They j causes great inconvenience,  contend  that during    the    re-grading 7  some arrangement should' have been! F������r the bestj goods at very low  made for ordinary traffic. Fraser | Prices go to the Broadway Table Sup-  ^ avenne is suffering similar inconven- Pl-V-  f ience and also Westminster Road. | Mr p w' Hazlett. of the Hazlett  %\ Presumably it is not compulsory tolBrokerage Co sperit the week end at  A tear up such a large section at a time j Milner> near Port Langley. B. C.  when  dealing  with   important '������������������ main j  roads. Gospel    Mission,    corner   Fifteenth  ^avenue and Sophia street.      Services  Fraser avenue car service was sus-ieverv eTening at 7.30 except Sundays,  pended for one  week  to enable  the;Eve^.body. ffelcome.  contractors to complete their work on ;  the grading. The one week has ex-j Cochrane and Elliott are the leaders,  tended to a month and even now pro-j The best quality of goods is none too  gress seems very leisurely. ��������� ��������� good for their customers.  *  .:  $  *  i  t  *  *  t  The new subdivision overlook-"  ing Burnaby Lake. Lots have 45  to 47K feet frontage, at $10.50  per Front foot, cleared.  We place the subdivision on  the market on terms of $100 cash,  and $15 per month. Call at the  office and get a plan and look over  the ground. This property is  only two blocks from car, three  blocks from school, streets will be  cleared, only quarter mile from  New Westminster, one mile to  Fraser River and four blocks to  Burnaby Lake.  Buy your lot now and reap the  benefit this fall.  ��������� x  Exclusive Agents:  A  *  *  *  2343 MAIN ST.  Phons  Fairmount  497  *  A  7    <     ������������������        -     %  *  ���������'���������>'���������  I t *  m      * '.",���������"*���������  f  ������****** 11 1111II !������������������!' 11 ll I H--H-������H^H^^^X^H-4^X'4^H^������  11 t i t i    |.-....-...--.-.-..-.-..-..._.-T-tT1,ttlttt<^

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