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Array .fORfA, B.ji  i'/>*, - ..jy-^i  ' i?"3.'        .*71 -  jk. \  *   '    '  "',' ' 7i7|  ���������-.,.." y������&r  SUBSCRIPTION SI A YEAI      -   7;   ��������� M  IN ADVANCE \' ������ ^y^l  Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  VOLUME III  H. H. Stevens, Editor.  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, OCTOBER 13, 1911.  No. 23  SOME SHORT TALKS  WITH BUSY MEN  !������*  Westminster Boad and Fraser Avenue Rapidly  Growing Business Streets, With Many Highly  Excellent Retail Stores and Fine Mercantile  Establishments of Various Kinds in All Lines.  The Ilazlewood Nursery. 2976 Westminster  I Road, conducted by Mr. Fenwiek Fatkin, is a  ^ flourishing floral institution, with over 8,000 feet  under glass, for the growing of flowers, bedding  plants, etc., etc. Mr. Fatkin hails from Newcastle-  on-the-Tyne, England, where he and his people  have followed the business all their lives.  The Hazlewood Nursery makes a specialty of  wholesaling to stores and enjoys a splendid trade.  Mr. Fatkin is constantly enlarging his capacity  K for  business, and  each successive  year sees a  J marked increase in his volume of trade.   He has  " also interested quite a number of his old country  friends to come to the Land of Plenty and Opportunity, 63 in number, all doing well.  The Bigelow Hardware Company, located at  ���������21 Fifteenth Avenue and corner of Westminster  Road, is one of the leading mercantile concerns  in this section of the city. It "is conducted by Mr.  Bigelow, successor to the Standard Hardware  Company. They deal in general hardware, stoves,  ranges, paints, oils, varnishes, etc., etc. For several years Mr. Bigelow followed railroading as  station agent in Western Canada. He was born  ',in Ontario.  '      The Hazlett Brokerage Company is located at  the corner of Fifteenth Avenue and Westminster  Road, and is conducted by F. W.-Hazlett and S.  Eagle, two enterprising realty operators.    They  deal in real estate, loans, and write insurance.  The office has been established two years, and  under the present management one year.    Mr.  oHazlett is a popular and progressive young fel-  1 low.   Mr. Eagle, his partner, is a man of wide  {experience and understands land and realty values thoroughly.  J.1 W. Dougherty, the enterprising proprietor'  ' of the Family Butcher Shop at 3026 Westminster  Road, has operated here three months, and has  followed the business fifteen years. His place is  headquarters for the choicest steaks, the juciest  roasts and the tenderest chops, as well,as fish,  game and-oysters in season. Mr. Dougherty was  inborn on the Isle of Man.  His 'phone is Fairmont  vim,  |N "  C. J. Kills, 4150 Westminster Road, conducts  a flourishing furniture store. He carries an expedient stood/) and his prices challenge competi-  ��������� tion elsewhere iu Vancouver. Mr* Mills has been  I located here fifteen months," and has had eight  i years' experience in the business. He is an en-  1 thusiastic sportsman, and was born in England.  I Scientific orthopedic shoemaking is done at  12617 Westminster Road by F. Slinn, an expert  idt'rom Northampton, England, who has had i quarter of a century's experience in this line, and  whose people have been shoe manufacturers for  [four generations back in the world's greatest  [centre for the manufacture of shoes. Mr. Slinn  Jhas operated ten years in Canada, and is an im-  |\portant acquisition to Vancouver.  [-- - The South-Vancouver Electric Laundry is con-  Mueted by W. Rancliffe, an enterprising young  [^Englishman, who has had ten years' experience  \m the business. He has operated here three  liinonths, and is doing very well. "Good work,"  r*prompt delivery," and "right prices," is the  [motto of the new management. 7 c  W\ J. Mckenzie is an old country Scotchman  Rand operates a nice grocery store at 7the corner  (of TFraser Avenue and Twentieth Avenue, He  [lias been located here one year about, and farmed  [since."- '82 near Vfinnipeg Mr. McKenzie wishes  fto announce that he will sell out at invoice all  (groceries,    v 7"'" '���������������������������������������������..'"���������.���������.  I Wm. Ash, corner Twentieth andTFraser Avenues, is one of the community's old residents and  leapitalists; He owns considerable property, and  ���������has resided 25 years in Vancouver. He conducts  |Ushvs Hall, and was blacksmith at the city water  jj works ten years. He is,a bureau of information,  [and a keenly intelligent gentleman to meet.  Boswell Bros., at the corner of Fraser Avenue  _and .River. Road, and also at the corner of Main  JStreet and River Road, operate two flourishing  Istores. They deal in general groceries and pro-  Ivisions and hardware. They carry a nice stock  land enjoy a very liberal patronage. The Bos-  Well Bros, also conduct the South Vancouver post  I officer They have resided in Vancouver and dis-  Itrict twelve years, and have been three years,  Jnearly, in South Vancouver.  ''������������������' J. -Robinson's Sash and Door Factory is lo-  aatcd at the corner of Fraser Avenue and Rosenberg Road. Mr. Robinson has been a resident of  [Vancouver seven years and has operated the iac-  rtory two years. He manufactures .builders' supplies and makes a specialty of windows, doors,  Isashesyetc.    This is one of South Vancouver's  iourishing industries.    Mr. Robinson  was  educated in Victoria; and born in England.  The South Vancouver Meat Market, at the corr  Iner of River Road and Fraser Avenue, is con-  Iducted by Mr. D. Hughes. Mr. Hughes has been  Iin the butchering business practically all his life.  IHe has operated three months in his present loca-  Ition. He understands the business from A to Z,  fend is a genial voung fellow to meet.  J W. J. Wells is the expert "knight of the an-  |vil" on River Road, near Fraser Avenue. He  (Continued on pag* 5)  SHALL WE PURCHASE  ELECTRIC RAILWAY?  In .1919 the City of Vancouver will have the opportunity of acquiring the cityj  tram service and electric light system. It is generally acknowledged that we are  the victims of a wry arrogant corporation, and that "dividends" play a more  conspicuous part in their policy than does "public service," and that puhlic safety  and convenience is a secondary consideration. It is also well known that the city  has very limited powers in dealing with this company, that, in fact the B. C. Electric have a "cinch" as far as their Vancouver franchise is concerned. .  The citizens have for years been expressing opinions as to what they will do  when the term of the present franchise expires. Now, this will occur about  1919, and when that time arrives we should be prepared to deal with the question.  Too frequently such opportunities are allowed to pass, or else the various public  bodies are unable to deal with them because they have not made previous arrange:  ments.  Now is the time to prepare for this rapidly approaching opportunity. If  the citizens of Vancouver are alive to their duty to posterity, they will make adequate preparations for the purchase of this electric system.  We shall have the privilege of purchasing the real property of the company  at market value, and all improvements and plant at cost, less depreciation.  This will mean a large expenditure, and we should carefully consider what  financial arrangements are necessary.  rapidly approaching  we as a city will be called upon to provide /for the borrowing of perhaps $10,000,-  000.00, then, if we are wise, we will ask ourselves the question: Is it wise at present to go the limit f -' , -       "      .   ,  Mayor Taylor argues "Yes," and gives as his reason that we shall be able to  borrow the required amount on the plant and the franchise.  We are quite willing to grant that the franchise is a valuable asset, but we  are asking a large concession when we ask for a loan equal to the total value of  the whole system. Bonds are simply a first mortgage, and it is seldom that a loan  can be obtained greate* than 50%;ojp thesecurity offered, and we are asking a lot  when we ask those from whom we borrow, to accept the franchise as an equivalent  of the other 50%.      ,. ^ 1 ;: 7  \  ������ut there is another vital point; it j&jfchisj: There is no power plant included  in the system. In other woi*ds (iinle4 otherwise provided), we shall find ourselves possessed of a system without power���������a useless thing. Hence, any wise  person will agree that wc must'provide for a power plant to be ready by that time.  Another interesting point is this: The Company will not renew" its rolling  stock or its equipment beyond a point made imperative by its immediate requirements; in fact, we shall'in all probability find ourselves faced with the necessity  of providing a large amount of new equipment, the cost of which must be provided  for in addition to the purchase of tlie system and of a power plant.  Thus it will be observed that we have only about seven years in which to  make provision for these certain requirements, that is if we are to control our  transportation system.  How this can best be done is t\iet problem which faces the city at this time.  Several suggestions have been made, but perhaps the best"is this: That a  charter amendment be secured making it compulsory for the city to set aside a certain amount annually, say, $500,000.00, of its borrowing power for tlie purpose of  securing adequate power facilities and such other things as may be necessary to  complete the purchase of the electrie system.  If such a provision were made now, we would be in a splendid position to appeal to the money markets for-our loan and would, undoubtedly be able.jto secure  much better terms than if we risk appealing only on the plant'and franchise to  finance the whole project, as suggested by the Mayor.  Of course, the other alternate is to accept the policy of Mayor Taylor of extending the franchise to 23 years from date.  His worship has repeatedly urged this policy, and would have accepted the  terms offered by the company, but fortunately the Council in its wisdom have refused to be led into this trap, Trecognizingthat to do so meant that the city would  be at the mercy of the B. C. Electric, as in the past.  By offering a five-cent fare throughout ������������������ the; whole peninsula (when annexed)  and equal light rates, the Mayor expected to have forced this through, but as stated  in absence of other vital concessions, the Council wisely refused.  In our opinion, the city has the "whip hand," and will be in a position to force  the company to.be reasonable as regards rates. Public opinion will have something to say on that question, and we believe our citizens, both in Vancouver and  surrounding municipalities, are far too wise to allow themselves to be trapped by  this bait into a.'continuance of the present unsatisfactory arrangement.  ''���������������������������Every citizen should study this question carefully' and not allow  the B.������������������ C.  Electric to perpetuate its "cinch" through the-offices'of-its representatives under  the guise of public benefactors.  ���������'���������-���������..������������������������������������' -������������������    ���������������������������..������������������- ...'���������" . ��������� ���������  ........... ���������..,....,....,.,. ,������������������������������������.. .... . ... . .,... .... . ������������������... . .  r .T..T..T.T.T .--T.t-t -T, T t , t ���������,T..<^.. T���������.f..r���������......  r..- ,- ... T r t t ������ t t i ������ ,  -;������   '     ������M-n������%������������,������ #������.<������*������������������ . -,,. 77..  ' k y:   ',  ,.. '"���������.    '������������������.. ,, >' ..y'  A WORLD-WIDE MOVEMENT  GREATER THAN AN ITALIAN-  TURKISH OR EUROPEAN WAR  By Professor E. Odium, M. A., B. Sc.  Vancouver, B. C, October Oth, 1911.  - No movement in the history of modern times  has a deeper significance, and is farther reaching ���������  in influence than the Laymen's Missionary Move-"  ment.   Never since the days of Jesus of Nazareth  were   the   differing   elements   representing   the  Christian Church brought into so close and so  sensible a union as is the case within the last five  years.  Today thp entire Protestant world is moved,  and powerfully influenced by the onward impact  of the Laymen of all denominations upon and  against sin, and paganism wherever found. The'  One Permanent and Most Striking Challenge of  Christianity, in all ages and in all lands, is that  of Life, Individual Life aa tha mult of tlie New  (Continued on Pago S)  ' ��������� \  THAT AERIAL TOtE TBUOK.  Tf  We claim the right to "chuckle" over the fol*  lowing clause in the report of the Fire and Policef  Committee last Monday:   "The Seafraves Gom- +  pany offered to fnroiah the city with a Type "B,"  four-cylinder, 90 H. P. Chassis, WITH NEW, UP.  TO-DATE IMPB0VEIIS1IT8, delivered F. O. B.  can Vancouver, freight and doty prepaid, at absolutely no charge to the city, other than the labor  in patting in place."   Which, being interpreted,  means that the "world" famed aerial truck is to  be  completely renewed   (engines, frame,  axles,  transmission, gear, etc.), excepting the ladders.',  This is the truck which played so important a'"<  part in the recent investigation, and of jwhich theii'  Mayor, the Chief and the famous majority report1,  said it was O. K:,' etc., etc., but now it transpires  that it is to be renewed at cost of the company, v,  within about two years of its purchase at the mod- '7  est figure f6f $17,500.00.   And this has'been done>  at the instigation of the Chief, who stated before %  the investigation a few weeks ago that there wasy  nothing wrong with it. ^   .        >g  The public will ask how it comes about* that ?|  a trock'-whiih was declared strictly, O. K. a few'f-  weeks 'ago;--and for "which "they- jjaid $17;500.00, f"  . is now proved to be in such a condition as to war- ^  !' rant the company replacing the most costly part4  of it FREE* >  WE WOULP 8UQQE8T THAT THE flW^  CHIEF AND THE COMMITTEE GET A COW-  FETEtfT EXPERT AND INVESTIGATE THE;  BALANCE OF THE APPARATUS, ANP POSSIBLY GET SOME OF XT RENEWED ALSO.  BONUSING B. 0. ELECTRIC.  BORDEN'S CABINET  Hon. }R. h. Borden completed his cabinet-  making labors jilate yesterday, following a series  of���������; conferences with his chief lieutenants, and at  midnight drove to Rideau Hall, where he presented the list to the Governor-General. Following are the names of the new ministers:  Premier and President of the Council���������Hon.  R. L. Borden.  7-Minister/of Agriculture���������Hon. Martin Burrell.  Minister off-Finance���������Hon. W. T. White.  Minister ol Customs���������Hon. Dr. J. D. Reid.  Minister of Interior���������Hon. Robert Rogers.  Minister of Railways and Canals���������Hon. Francis Cochrane.  Minister of Public "Works���������Hon. F.-.D; Monk.  Minister . of ��������� Trade and Commerce���������Hon. Geo.  E. Foster.  Minister of. Labor���������Hon. T. W. Crothers.  Postmaster-General���������Hon. L. P. Pelletier.  Minister of Justice���������Hon. J. C. Doherty.  Minister of Marine and Fisheries���������Hon. J. D.  Hazen. .  '7;   Minister of Inland Revenue ��������� Hon. W. B.  Nantel.  Minister of Militia���������Hon. Colonel Sam Hughes.  Secretary of State���������Hon. Dr. C. J. Roche.  Ministers without portfolio���������Hon. A. E. Kemp,  Hon.'-George Perley and-Senator Lougheed..  It is stated on good authority that tbe owners of property on Nanaimo street are bonusing  the B. C. Electric Railway Company to the extent  of about .$50,000.00, to induce them to lay a tram  line on Nanaimo street.  While we wish the owners of this property  no ill, we would be remiss in our duty to the public interests were we to remain silent. We must  denounce this practice as pernicious and inimical  to tbe general interests. It is a real estate booming scheme _on the one, hajid_._a.iid^_an avaricious  grasping hold-up on the other hand.  This city is growing rapidly, and the duty of  the B. C. Electric is to provide transportation to  the public in such a manner as to best serve the  general good of all, and not to accept a bribe to  place a line on any given street.  If a line is warranted on Nanaimo street (a  poinjt. we do not dispute), then it is the duty of  the ti. C.'Electric;'"''to put it there.  This sort of thing has happened in several  eases and results in a nice "clean up" to the promoters, but usually in the disappointment of the  investors.  Vancouver people imagine that every street  on which a car line is to run will be a business  street, and real estate boosters sell lots accordingly. The idea is preposterous and arrant nonsense. Some of these streets will be business and  enhance, the value of real estate, but SOME a* ill  remain third class residential, and a car line will  be more of a detriment than a help.  It is time such schemes were blocked, and as  far as"we are concerned we shall oppose the bonusing of .any corporation for doing their simple  duty.  THE NEW ASSISTANT ENGINEER.  About the only surprise in Mr. Borden's cabinet is the choice of Hon. W. T. White, as Minister of Finance. Mr. White was a Liberal up  to the recent elections, and has never been in public office before. He is,-however, an authority on  financial matters and looked on as a strong acquisition to the cabinet. Mr. Borden no doubt  has good reasons for this choice, and ha3 shown  his independence in choosing men whom he  thought best fitted for the various positions.  This is no reflection on those who were not chosen,  as it would'be impossible to place all who were,,  capable in cabinet positions.  The personnel is a strong one and speaks well  for the future pf the Dominion under the leadership of the new premier.     _ .      .  The last Council meeting provided a scene  similar to the breezy occurrances of last year,  when an announcement was made that Mr. Fellows had secured an assistant from the East, and  that the gentleman would arrive in "a-few. days.  Aid. .Rogers and Williamson led off with some  pertinent enquiries as'to. who authorized the move,  etc. Aid. MacPherson and Cameron pointed out  that it-was authorized in-the agreement the city  had with Mr. Fellows. The discussion waxed hot  and the Council seemed largely of the opinion that  they should have been consulted.  Aid. Williamson took the ground that no such  appointment should be made without sanction of  Council, and that a Western man should be secured if possible.  It was finally decided that the matter had gon^  too far to rectify, and the Engineer was sustained,  but it was clear that in future the aldermen expected to be constilted before such important ap*  pointments were made. a  THE WESTERN CALL  DEPENDS on the power thatt causes ttifeir  flight. The most attractive offer coaxes  the largest number of dollars forth. You  may have the biggest bargain to offer, but  unless people know of it how much will you  reap?    Advertise!  MONEY IS GOING TO BE SPENT.    The  only thing we can do is guide the riches,  ������ ijiake them fly  OR  YOU  Advertise in The Western Call and see how  quickly advertising pays.  'THE WESTERN CAUL is distributed tough  Soi^Vancouver ^/^^fllBiiBiwit every week.  Our circulation is growing.    Qur rates are  be read and mil guide rfchgsto you7  Oh the>ther hand stand still, do not advertize  and the goilden stream will be guided into  your competitor's till.   Test it.  Advertise in The Western Gall and its business  will be to get business for your business.  THE WESTERN CALL JOB QPPICE does  highclass Job Work.    Good printing pays.  Ask those who use it   We do good printing.  letterheads ami ������welopes  Our Printing 11^  Newspaper and Job Office  2408 Westminster Rd., %��������� block below 9th Ave.  Phone i *A(\  Fairmont     * * ^v  1  1  THE  Pillar  of  By     .  Louis  Tracy  Light  Copyright  by. McLeod & Allen.  Ssbsv,. V.. ������������������**-.-��������� .^ Every stone is  <aove-talled to its neighbors, and  clasped to them with iron, above, below and at the sides. If you under-  'gtood conic sections I could make  clearer the scientific aspect of the  Structure, but you can take it from mo  ^ou are far safer here thgn on a natural rock many times the dimensions  bf this column."  "That sounds very satisfactory,"  inurmured Enid, sleepily.  ' "I am overwhelmed," said Constance, who grasped the essential fact  that he had not answered her question.  Soon after nine o'clock he kiised  them good-night.   They promised not  K sit up talking. As a guarantee of  eir good behavior, Enid said she  would ring the electric bell Just before she climbed into her bunk.  ' The signal came soon, and he was  fclad.' He trusted to the fatigue, the  fresh air, the confidence of the knowledge that he was on guard, to lull  them into the security of unconsciousness. -.  ,   The behavior of the mercury 7pux-  S" ;d him. In the barometer it fell, in  e thermometer it rose. Increasing  temperature combined with low pressure was not a healthy combination in  January. Looking back through the  records of several years, he discovered a similar set of conditions one  day in March, 1891. He waa statlpned  then on the Northeast coast and failed  to remember any remarkable circumstances connected with the date, so he  consulted the lighthouse diary for  that year. Ah! Here was a possible  explanation. The ; chief-keeper, a  stranger to him, was something of a  meteorologist.  , He had written: . "At 4.15 p.m. the  barometer stood at 27.16 degrees, and  .There was a heavy sea and a No. 7  gale blowing from the S. 8.-W. About  five -o'clock the wind Increased to "a  hurricane and the sea became more  Violent than I. have seen it during flre  J ears' experience of this station.'  udglng solely by the clouds and.the  tight of birds, I should imagine that  the cyclonic centre passed over the  ���������cUly Isles and the Land's Sad."  ,   Then, next day:  !���������'������������������ "A steady northeast wind stilled tha  ita moat effectually. Within twenty*  Jaiir hours of the first signs of tha  fcurrlcahe the Channel was practicebl*  for small craft .A fisherman reports  that the coast ts strewn with wreefc-  Brand mused over the entries for a  irhUe. With bis night glasses he  peered long into tbe teeth   of   the  Sowing storm to see if be could find  e double flash of the magnificent  light on the Bishop Rock, on* of the  Atlantic   breakwaters , of tbe Scilly  J lies. It was fully thirty-five miles,  Istant, hut it flung its radiance over  the waters from a height of 143 feet,  apd the Gulf Rock lamp stood 130 feet  above high-water mark. A landsman  would poj have distinguished even  Ihe nearer revolutions of the St. Agnes  light, especially in the prevalent  gloom, and wisps of spindrift were  already striking the lantern and blur*  ring the glass. ' .  - Nevertheless, he caught the Quick  fashes reflected from clouds low, but  unbroken. As yet, there was a chance  of the incoming tide bringing better  weather, and he bent again Over the  record 6f the equinoctial gale in-1891.  fkton he abandoned this hope. The  {trowing thunder of the reef as the  tide advanced. gave the- first unmistakable warning of what was to come.  Afe a mere matter of noise the reef  rosred Its loudest at half-tide. He  understood now that a gale had swept  across the Atlantic in an irregular  track. Howsoever the winds may  rage the tides remain steadfast, and  the great waves now rushing up from  the west were actually harbingers of  the fierce blast which had created  fcem.        ���������  Of course, the threatened turmoil  la no wise disconcerted him. It  might be that the rock would remain  Inaccessible during many days. In  that.event the girls would take the  watch after the lamp was extinguished and they must learn to endure the  monotony and discomforts of existence in a storm-bound lighthouse.  They would be nervous unquestionably���������perhaps he had forgotten how  ���������ervous���������but Brand was a philosopher, and at-present he was most  taken up with wonderment at the  ���������urlous blend of circumstances which  resulted in their presence on the rock  that night.  Ha! A tremor shook the great pillar. He heard without the frensled  ghrlek of the first repulsed roller  which flung itself on the sleek and  rounded wall. Would the girls sheep  through the next few hours? Possibly, if awake, they would attribute  the vibration of the column to the  wind. He trusted it might fee so.  Shut in as they were, they could not  distinguish sounds. Everything to  them would be a confused hum, with  ���������n occasional shiver as the granite  braced'its mighty, heart to resist the  eneifiy.  =But what new note was this In the  outer chaos? An ordinary gale shuddered and whistled and chanted Its  way past the lantern in Varying tones.;  It sang, it piped, it bellowed, it played  on giant reeds and crashed with cymbals. Now���������-he looked at the clocks  after midEight���������there was -a sustained;  screech in the voice of the tempest  'which he did not remember having  heard before. At last the explanation;  dawned on him. The hurricane was  there, a few feet away, shut off from  him by mere sheets of glass. The,  lighthouse   thrust  its  tall  shaft into  (Continued on Page 7)  **<'*******<-*********-V***^  The PIONEER HARDWARE STORE  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;  Bapco Pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Land Clearing Tools .  *  *  A  |  CORNER OF FRASER  AND FERRIS STS.  T. 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We endeavor to give each portrait that  individuality so necessary to the finished  picture ��������� one that is artistic, yet  natural.  -4-      WEtBORD'S   MOUNT    PLEASANT    STUDIO  Comer Main and Broadway  PHONE: Fairmont 536-L  'l������l������l*>*l������|������l������i������l������l#������������l������ ;  ;;     The best stock of ARMS, V,  ; \ AMMUNITIONS    CUTLERY, ' .  ;; and SPORTING GOODS can ;;  < > ..-'. 4 4  1' be found at the store of       '--.-<>  <  > 4 1  <��������� . ���������  jj Chas. E. TisdaU't  618-620 Hastings St.  **i  :ar������������40MT *#������*G������  Gift* Fit toi  *n Br Mo  Our Beautiful Showing o<  Cut Glass nnd Silverware  is one of the finest displays in the city.  QUALITY  Is our first recommendation  in offering- THE SB good*.  Every article is of the best,  made   and  guaranteed  by,,  Reputable Manufacturers.  Our Prices jife Right  GEO. G~BIGGEI  JEWELLER AND OPTICIAN  143 Hastings St.,  1111111 innm 111111 mn 4' 11 mmiin 1111111111 mij  I WcD. Betts, City Heights f  * ��������� Has arranged for the fulLoutput of W. H. DAY CO/S  %     MILL on Ferris Road and is able to stpply first-class Fir  ��������� Wood promptly at moderate prices.  ��������� ft  THIS WOOD HAS NOT BEEN IN SALT WATER.  Phone: Fairmont789R,Residence; 45ifi John Street  CITY HETGHTS P. 0.  ******* * * * * * * * * * **'** * * * *** * ������y^:~K-4^K~H^4^M"l"l-4'������' 7, 7 iw*l  7  .*"���������������  THE WESTERNfCmE  4.lH..I������HMH"H'lH,*'H''H"H"fr<H,*������B^  TORONTO  FURNITURE  STORE  ? 3334 Main St.  *, Our stock of Furniture  % is Large, Modern and  % adapted to the tastes of  t Bayers.  * Dressers, Buffets, Tables  J Chairs, Couches, Mat-  | tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  ? A complete line of  * Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc.  X Drop in and inspect our goods.  * This is where you get a square  T deal.  I                M. H. COWAN J  Branch  WOMAN'S BAKERY  AND CONFECTIONERY  Only the Best kept  ft. COUSINS        655 Broadway W.  ���������4J.t|Ki4*4l^*<3.i������^.<|mKg������^.*<iKjKi.tS.*<S>fS"!'**  I       FOR FIRST QUALITY  | Flour, Hay and Feed  | OF ALL KINDS J  I GO TO |  jOLLISl  BROS.l  I ���������    I  ���������*     You will receive courteous    *  * treatment.   Prompt atten-     <|  * tion,given to all orders. %  4 |  I MAIN ST.i  I BETWEEN 26th  aiid 27th AVES. J;  % -     PHONE FAIRMONT J5U      J>  Q*******^**********"!******  Young &  CASH Grocers  and  Provision  n erchants  MACKjBROS. Undertakers  Open Day and Night  OFFICEand CHAPEL  2020 Granville Sf.    Phone Sey. 8282  WWJSBYTWWAir  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH :  Cor: Ninth Ave. and Quebec St.  |, Sunday   Services���������Public  worship at  11  1      am. and 7:00 p.m.    Sunday School and  Bible Cla&a at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. J. W. Woodside, JVT.A-, Pastor  170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. B3948.  ,    BAPTIST  l MT. 'PLEASANT  BAPTIST, CHURCH  Cor.  10th Ave. and Quebec St.  S." Everton,  B.A., Pastor  250 13th Ave. E.  IPreaching   Services���������11   a:������n-    a���������*   7:3������  *        p.m:    Sundav School at 2:30 p.m.  Large  Stock of  the BES1  A Iways  On Hand  CENTRAL  BAPTIST  CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St.  I f ervices���������Preachingjat 11 a.m   and 7:30  l-   p.m.     Sunday   School   at   2:30  p.m.  Rev. P. Clifton Parker, M.A.. Pastor  llth Ave. VV.  r  y������T*ODI������T  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario  iervlces���������Preaching: at  11  a.m. /n<{  "  7:09  p.m.    Sunday  School   and Bible  Class at 2:30 p.m.  'nev. W. Lashley Hall. BA.B.D.. Pastor  PMSonage^o 123  Eleventh  Ave.  W.nupiu  IPirsonage. 123 llth Ave. W.   Tele. 3f24.  Evensong at 7:30 p.m. each Sunday.  Ourlbusiness has  grown from small  beginnings to its  present proportions  wholly on the merit  0  of our goods.  I Trinity Methodist Church. Seventh  [Uve. E., between Park Drive and Vic-  JtoriaPrtve. Pastor, Rev. A. M. Sanford,  MB A B D Public Worship, Sunday, at  Wi Im. anA . p.m. Sabbath School at  l������:45 a.m: durins summer months. MW-  l������r������������k rally on Wednesday at 8 p.m.  AX0UCA*  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH^  Cor. 9th Ave. and Prince Edward St.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible Class at 2:30 p. m.  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p. m. -  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 a. m.  and 1st and 3nl Sundays at 11-00 a. m-  Rev. Q. H. Wilson. Rector     _  iectory,  Cor.   8th Ave.  and Prince Edward St.    Tele. L3543.    .  XiATTXm SAT BATtm  fRBORGANIZED CHURCH OF CHRIST  1370 10th Avenue. East,   j  gervlces���������Every   Sunday   evening  at   8  o'clock.    Sunday School at 7 o'clock.  l Mcmullen, eldeb  rCHDEFSlTSZVT   OBDEK    OF   ODD-  MT.   PLEASANT  LODGE  NO. 1*  |\ Meets   every   Tuesday   at   8   p.m.   1������  LO.O.F.   Hall.   Westminster   Ave.,   Mt  Pleasant    Sojourning brethren cordially  avlted to attend.  f.F.'-McKlKZIE.-N. G-. 452"-10thAve., East  J. C. DAVJS. V. G., 1231   Homer   Street  S.  Sewell./Rec.  Secy.,  481  7th avenue  ���������aat.  I.OYAI, OEANGE I.ODGE  MT.  PLEASANT  L.  O.  L. NO 1842  . Meets, the 1st and7 3rd  Thursdays  of  lach month at 8 p.m. in the K. of P. Hall.  Ijll  visiting brethren cordially welcome.  Vh7Birmingham, W.M.. 477 7th Ave.  C. M. Howes. Sec,  393   10th Ave.  tast   ." !;i  Our reputation is  built on honor and  prudence. We buy  the best] and thus  please our many  patrons.  CATCH-MY-PAL AND LOCAL  1 OPTION  Forty nationalities were represented  at the great Prohibition Congress recently held at the Hague with the approval of Queen Wilhelmina. Many  scientific facts were given by experts  in various lines and a great impetus  to the extinction of the liquor traffic  was made. Among the speeches are  the following summaries, one from an  Irishman, the other from a Canadian.  Rev. R. .1. Patterson, founder of the  Catch-my-Pal movement in Ireland,  said they could not legislate ahead of  public opinion. Much could be done  to solve the drink problem without legislation, but they all wanted legislation to put the crown on all their other  endeavors. Recently when he was  speaking at a great meeting in London, advocating'catch-my-pal methods,  a person rose and said, "Prohibition  is the only way to settle the flrink  question." He answered, "but we will  never get prohibition till we get the  people roused to prohibit." They get  out of Parliament just what they put  into it; they do not get the proper  legislation out of Parliament because  they did not put the proper men in,  and they did not put the right men in  because they had not a proper public  opinion; to put them in. Let them form  a proper public opinion and put the  right inen in, and they would get the  right legislation out. He advocated  a great.campaign inall countries along  the. lines of good citizenship, all those  who really loved God and loved their  brethren going cut to seek and save  the slaves of drink, ..as the Catch-my-  Pal Society was going out, and thus,  while saving the victim of drink, forming a public opinion in favour of destroying by legislation the destroyerof  the' people*   7  He knew of one constituency in Ireland in which a candidate said he  "sympathized" with Temperance legisr  lation. A deputation from the Catch-  my-Pal Union said they had had enough of "sympathy" what they wanted  was action. The deputation asked  him would he undertake in writing  to vote for Local Option, ,no matter  by what party a Bill was introduced  to Parliament, for if he would not so  undertake, 2,000 members of the Catch-  my-Pal Union would refuse to vote for  him. The candidate entered into an  undertaking by signing his name to the  deputation's document. Let them get  the people roused and they would rise  to save their lands with a power which  no Government could withstand.  Controller F. S. Spence, of Toronto,  said: The liquor problem bas to be  faced in Canada as in other lands, and  w.e have the special difficulty of. a  vast area���������more than 3,500,000 square  miles���������with the sparse population of  8,000,000. There are, of course, compensating advantages. Our new country is filling lip with a virile stock,  the enterprising and progressive element, the young blood of the many  nations represented here today, alive  to the importance of developing the  best possible social conditions, and  prompt to use political power ;for  that purpose. Therefore, (Canadian  legislation mainly follows public opinion and takes hold of the issues created by the liquor traffic. '  Generally speaking, our legislators  aim at restricting,the drink business  as far as the general concensus of public opinion will permit and delegating  ttyid^ri^horitie^^  restriction or suppression, such as  local sentiment will endorse. There  are nine provinces in Canada, each  having its own system of liquor legislation, all subject to the possible ever-  riding effect of a general national Local Option Law, where used, known as  the Canada Temperance Act," under  which any County or City may vote  out. all liquor selling. The provincial  license laws also embody, in most cases, Local Option powers applicable to  similar or smaller areas, besides various features of a general prohibitory  character. , Under this legislation, in  the largest province, Ontario^ the  granting of liquor licenses and the retail sale of liquor are prohibited in  uiore than one-half of the local municipalities. The exact figures are as  follows:  lichee ;f������e7p1a[ $1,600, equal to 4,000  guilders; ^-with an additional impost  of "a percentage on all bar-room receipts above a certain figure. Every  licensed shop or bar is closed from  seven o'clock on Saturday night in Ontario only, till six o'clock on Monday  morning, on every public election day  and on Christmas Day. There are many  other restrictions imposed upon the  business. Licences are issued and the  liquor law is enforced by special officers appointed by the Government for  the performance of that duty.  As to the future of the Temperance  Movement in Canada, I have only to  say that the tendencies and forces  which have produced the present situation are operating without observable  diminuition. . Most of the Christian  Churches, Roman Catholic and Protestant, are working vigorously for the extermination, as far as possible, of the  drink evil. The strenuous requirements  of all phases of the active life of this  young country, include the' exclusion  of any indulgence that might impair  keenness of perception,, steadiness of  nerve, or clearness of judgment. There  are well-informed students of our social life and movement who today feel  as confident that the liquor traffic will  be totally prohibited by law in Canada, as they do that the sun will rise  in the east tomorrow morning.  What about B. C.? When the people say Local Option, it will be!  D. SPENCER,  ������H.fl m ,m I I** I I'M I"H I' I H I V*   1HHIU 111 tllimil IHH  *  3  *  There is Only  *  I  t  I  ���������X  Semi=Ready  AND WE HAVE IT  No'one else can honestly offer  you the genuine Semi-ready  Tailoring- for the makers give  us   the  exclusive sale  here.  Semi-Ready Tailoring  THOMAS & McBAIN       519 GRANVILLE ST.  4*y  I  *  t  I  **���������****<<���������<<-****<"&  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THE^ADDRESS  Cor. 26th & Main  NEWSPAPER HEROISM. *  4 The true professional spirit is essentially modest, and among the highest type of professional men the good  of the cause; ranks higher than the  gain of the individual. Pride of place  and a laudable ambition to excel go  side by side ���������'with; a settled dislike of  limelight exploitation and any form  of newspaper notoriety. The ethical  distinction; between the trades and  professions, which was so strongly accentuated in earlier days, ahdsurvives  in certain. parts of the world even today, was based originaly upon the fact  that the professional man was supposed to take up his life's work primarily because he loved both his profession and the people whom it might  benefit. The personal gain which it  brought was a secondary consideration. In this respect he was distinguished from the man of commerce,  who bought, and sold first and last for  pecuniary gain. This ethical distinction or dividing line between the  trades and professions has largely disappeared: and we are sufficiently optimistic to believe tliat it has been  due to filtration of the professional  spirit into the commercial world.  A case in point occurred on the  steamship "Carmania" when she re-.  cently put into Halifax for coal, and  took advantage of the opportunity to  make some minor repairs to her low-  pressure turbine. A smal leakage  pipe, leading, from the turbine to the  condenser, had developed signs of  weakness, and it .became necessary to  close certain gates which were inaccessible from \the exterior of the engine. Ordinarily the turbines would  have Iieen allowed to cool down for repairs of this character, but in order to  save from six to eight hours' time,  which would be necessary for cooling  off, the engineers decided to take off  the manholes and send one of their  humD������r^in^to^l^^  was done, and although the internal  temperature wias about 175 degrees,  the , task was successfully accomplished. ;  Upon the arrival of the ship in New  York the event was seized upon by  the daily press reporter, and a repair  job which was designated by the engineers themselves a, mere matter of  routine duty, was magnified into a  story of stupendous neroism and magnificent devotion to duty which, although it may have provided an interesting quarter of an hour for the average citizen over his morning cup of  coffee, served only to provoke mingled  consternation and ridicule among the  engine room's staff of the ship itself.  Although a temperature of "175 degrees  is scarcely that in which the average  individual would choose to take even  moderate exercise, it is a fact that in  some engine rooms, especially in the  tropics, temperature have been known  Tofcal _ 822'to nm U1> not so ver^' ,ar from that  j given.   On certain warships, when the  In the largely French and^^ Roman hatches are battened down for battle  Catholic province of Quebec, the so-  Willoughby's  Cash  Grocery;;  *  | Cor. llth Ave. and St. Catherines St.  t  Phone Fairmont 1321  *  FRESH GROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,.'";  and FRUITS.  | TOBACCO, CIGARS and CIGARETTES.  %   Courteous   Treatment,   Good   Service,   Prompt   Delivery   and1.!!  5* Reasonable Prices.  I  Plumbing and Gasfitting  Careful Attention Given to nil Work  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  S. S, Montgomery  I    3129;(Westminster Rd.,     Phone: Fairmont782n \  *********************4t**** 9****************99****9*'  License Municipalities   .  No License Municipalities  ...380  ,...442  Phone Fairmont 945 . , Always in Mt. Pleasant  Jelly's Express  and Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phono - Fairmont 845  For good values in  REAL ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  Call on  | TRIMBLE  & NORRIS J  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  ^*AlH^>^H-^t^*<iyiA**<^^*****^**** **<r<i������i''ly<i'***<i>*****<1f********9  \t  i  ������5>  THE HOUSE OF WALLPAPER  Phone: Fairmont 1243  I *  For Best Quality Wallpaper of latest designs and  it  lowest possible prices call at this well known store  called "wet" and "dry" division is as  follows:  Licence Municipalities   ..... . .324  No Licence Municipalities ........648  Total  .972  We Live to Serve  Phone: Fairmont 784  The Province of Manitoba prohibits  liquor selling in 72 Municipalities out  of a total of 132.   Nova Scotia permits  ino liquor selling except in the city of  j Halifax.   New Brunswick has prohibi-  jtion in 11 out of a total of 17 counties  j and cities.   Prince Edward Island pro-  j hibits all sale for beverage purposes,  j The restriction of the drink traffic by  i general legislation may be illustrated  by the conditions that prevail in the  City of Toronto, of which I have the  honour to be Comptroller.   The population is about 300,000.    The number  tof retail liquor licenses is 160-    The  practice, engine-room temperatures  have been known to run u pas high as  165 degrees.  REVIVED BY   HIS  DOG.  Knocked down by a stone hurled at  him, Patrick .1. Butler of Brockton,  Massachusetts, lay unconscious for  about an,hour. His faithful St. Bernard dog stood guard .over him from  the time he������\vas downed by his assailant, and licked its master's face and  hands.  Butler had a hard time reaching  home. He was too weak to .shout for  help and fell several times. ' Butler's  dog was hit by a stone the night before and his master succeeded In  catching the man who threw the stone,  and threatened li'im with arrest. He  thinks the attack on him was a result  of his threat.  Pbone: Fairmont 1243   A* ROSS,    146 Broadway, East  ���������^������4'*������HM>***������--*4^"i^i^#**4**+**  **************************  Calls Answered Day or Night  PHONE Fairmont 1000  Wm. Scott & Co  Dominion   Undertaking Parlors  Funeral Directors and Embalmers.   ^  802 Broadway, W.  ^ Spacious Chapel and Reception Robb.  Vancouver, B. C.  | Oscar Kidd  PRACTICAL KORSESHOER  Special attention given tb Lame  and Interfering Horses.  ���������     B.iweenS^n.nd Seventh   iPRlNCE      EDWARD     STREET  ���������������������������������>���������������������������������������������������>������������������������������������������������ THE WESTERN CALL  ....AAA..  :.********���������  *  *  *  *  t  *  *  *  li You Want  PURE, WHOLESOME  FOOD  For your table give us a ring  FAIRMONT  1367  THE WESTERN CALL.  Issued every Friday at 240S Westminster Iioad, cme-hali' block north of Broadway.    Phone  Fairmont  11 tO.  Editor, H. H. Stevens; Manager, Geo  A. Odium.  Subscription: $1.00 per year,.50 cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  months. ���������  Broadway  1 Table Supply  I 518 BROADWAY, E.  *  Our Guarantee  | Goes with Everything We Sell  Changes of ads. must be in by Tuesday evening each week to insure insertion in following issue.  Notices of bi/ths, deaths and marriages inserted free of charge.   ,  PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF  THE MEN'S MISSIONARY CONVENTION   OF   BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  10:00 a.m.���������"The  Missionary  Responsibility of Our Church"  (a) In Canada.  (b) In Foreign Field.  Noon���������Luncheon for Denominational Groups, Sunday  School Workers and  Others.    ,  2:00 p.m.���������"How Can Our Church Discharge this Responsibility?"  Closing Meeting.-^  8:00 p.m.���������Devotional Exercises  Led by Rev. C. C. Owen,  M.A., Vancouver.  Adoption   of     Convetion  Policy.  ' Rev. G. C. Pidgeon, D.D.  "The Task and its Challenge"  John   R.   Mott,   F.R.G.S.,  L.L.R  "The Sufficiency of God"  Sir Andrew Fraser,   K.C.,  s.r.  CURRENT EVENTS  To   Be  Held  in  Vancouver,  October  18-20  Place of Meeting  FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH  Nelson and Burrard Streets  W".  George E. Roberts,, director of the  United States mint at Denver, Col.,  said lately that Uncle Sam has more  than $1,000,000,000 worth of gold, in  the Treasury, and that the gold coin is  enough to keep the country in -supply  twenty years; that the Treasury is  buying gold at the 'rate of $120,000,000  a year, and that at the end of twenty  years there should be $3,000,000,000 of  gold in the Treasury. The new policy  of issuing certificates against the bullion in the mint instead of making  money from the gold has saved the  government $100,000, and one of the  reasons for this is that most persons  prefer paper money for actual use and  circulation.  ;ilfirsGood,WeHavelt  IfWeHaveia'sGood  Home  Cooked  Meats  . A Specialty.  |H.   HARFORD  Wanted  Man of ability and experience to solicit advertising  Enquire at  Terminal City Press  2408 Westminster Rd., near 8th  Phone: Fairmont 1140  Wanted  A woman to work Fridays,  at 2931 Scott St.  Apply  ,,  OIL AS LOCOMOTIVE  FUEL.  The advent of fuel oil has become  an important factor in railway locomotion. It is estimated by the United  - States Geological Survey that from  20,000,000 to 25,000,000 tons of coal  per annum are replaced by oil, and a  large part of this is used by locomotives.  In this connection there is interest  -in -a-statement-which���������will- appear _:in_  the forthcoming petroleum  report of  the Geological Survey showing the extent to which oil is used as a locomotive fuel.    The author of this report,  David T. Day,    computes    the  total  length of railway lines operated during  1910 with petroleum as a fuel to he  21,075  miles, a  trackage    practically  . equivalent to  that    of five transcontinental lines    stretching    across the  United States    from ocean to ocean.  The number of barrels of fuel oil used  by the railroads (42 galons per barrel)  was 24,526,883.    This includes -768,762  ��������� barrels used by the railroads as fuel  other than in locomotives.   The total  number of miles run by oil burning  engines during the year was 8S,31S,947.  This would have carried one engine  or  train  around   the   world   approximately 3,530 times.  The advantages of oil as locomotive  fuel over coal have been stated by  Eugene McAuliffe as .many. They include decreased cost of handling oil  from cars to engines, with practically  no loss by depreciation due to such  handling; evaporation losses suffered  by coal as not applying to oil; saving  of time at terminals for engine cleaning and providing increased mileage  per engine, the oil capacity of the tender being about 150 per cent, of that  of coal; freedom from physical failure of firemen in extreme hot weather;  delivery of oil being unaffected by  ���������labor conditions, the coal situation necessitating in some instances heavy  storage at great expense; greater  cleanliness in handling all passenger  ' trains, lack of smoke and immunity  from right-of-way forest fires.  The expeittse of. equipping the aver-  7 age locomotive to burn oil is about  $800, and the cost of large steel storage tanks'is about '2-~> cents per barrel;  but the necessary terminal ,, facilities  for handling oil cost 50 per cent, less  than the amount required to handle  coal. a  FIRST DAY,  4:00 p.m.���������Service of Intercession  Led by Rev. J. S. "Henderson, New Westminster.  Address: "The Central  Place of Missions in the  life of   the   Church"���������  Dr. Sydney. Gould, General Secretary, M.S.C.C.  8:00 p.m.���������Devotional Exercises.  Led by the Right Rev. A.  U   de   Pencier,   M. A.,  Bishop of New Westminster.  Words  of Welcome���������  Hon.    Richard    McBride,  Prime Minister of B.C.  (Engagement not, absolutely sure)  Response-  Rev. W. T. Gunn, Secy, of  Missions, Congregational Church of Canada.  Address:     "The   Canada  of To-day   and   To-morrow. (The Home Task)"  . Justice J. T. Brown, Saskatchewan        Superior  Court.  Address: "The Unfinished  Task  in  Non-Christian  Lands."  Sir Andrew  Fraser, K.C.,  Second Day.  9:45 a.m.���������Devational Exercises  Led by Rev.   J.   K.   Uns-  worth, B.A., Vancouver.  10:00 a.m.���������Theme:    "The Equipment  for the Task."  "How Con We Create an  Intelligent Home Base?"  Prof. E. Odium, M.A., Vancouver.  "The  Missionary  Leadership of the Pastor."  Rev. F. A.   P.   Chadwick,  7' M.A., Vancouver.  "The- Primary Method of  Solving the   Missionary  Problem."  Rev. R. P. Mackay, D.D.,  Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.   : _"Effec������v_e_Methpds_of_ Enlisting Men in Missions"  Rev.   A.   E.   Armstrong,  M.A.  "Are Missions a Success?  A Business Man's View"  Mr. James Ryrie.  2:00 p.m.���������The Local Church.  "Is a    Men's   Missionary  Committee Essential?"  Rev. A. A. McLeod, Vancouver.  "An Educational Program  For the Local Church"  Rev. H.  C.  Priest,  Canadian Secretary, Missionary     Education    Movement.  "A Financial Program for  the Local Church"  Mr. J. H. Gundy  "How can We Reach the  Local Church in the Rural Districts?"  Mr. W. C. Senior, Toronto.  "Question Drawer"  Mr. Herbert   K.   Caskey,  Toronto.  8:00 p.m.���������Devotional Exercies���������  Rev. A. E. Roberts, Chilliwack. y  "Canada's  National   Missionary Policy���������our Re-  ponse."  -   "This Province���������its Opportunity and Responsibil-  ity."    .          ��������� ���������'.  Rev.  R. J.  Wiison,  M.A.,  Vancouver.  "The  Significance cof the  World  Missionary Conference���������Edinburgh'  Sir Andrew Fraser, K.C.,  .    S.I. ''      ���������  Third Day.  Donominattonal  ces.  Additional Meeting.  It is expected that Dr. John R. Mott  and Sir Andrew Fraser will address a  meeting of the Women's Missionary  Societies on Friday morning at 10:30  in the Convention Church, while the  Denominational Conferences are in session elsewhere.  USEFUL HINTS.  Canada's monthly financial statement to September 1, issued September 8, shows revenue to. September  for the first five months of the fiscal  year was $62,036,616, an increase of  nearly $6,250,000 over the same period  last year. During the first five months  of the fiscal year Canada spent on public works including railways and  canals $8,982,381.  When a woman begins to feel nervous she should lie down for ten or  fifteen minutes. To get real rest she  must exclude all thought of work from  her mind. If possible she might have  a restful picture where she could look  at it. Or she could read some short,  bright story or article. She might  keep a book, of short stories near her  couch.  ���������Rust on Gas Stoves.  Rust on the over and boiler of a gas  stove is caused by the steam from the  food, which condenses on the metal as  it cools. About once in ten days or  two weeks rub the entire surface of the  baking and broiling ovens with a cloth  wet with kerosene. Do this at night,  and by morning nearly all the odor will  have disappeared. The heat will drive  off what little remains.  The French dirigible balloon ������Adju-  yunt Reau was launched recently. It  is 8,300 centimeters long and is capable of traveling thirty-five miles an  hour.  Value of the railroad between Port  Arthur and Kuan-Cheng-Tzu, Manchuria, including rolling stock, which  Russia surrendered to Japan, has been  fixed at approximately $40,500,000.  YOUR LIFE MADE A f  CONTINUAL GRIND I  '������������������    ���������-������������������.������������������     ";.���������' . "*'���������  You have to use that old ���������  stove every day. It smokes.  The oven burns your pies  on the top and leaves them  soggy and tough on the bottom. It is a continual source  of annoyance.  The Joy Malleable is a Continual Joy  it has a good draft and burns any kind of fuel, coal or wood.  The fire linings are extra heavy, and sectional. They last  long and being sectional will not warp and burn out quickly.  The oven is a perfect baker, on the top or bottom. It has  a quarter inch asbestos lining, which means that you get  every particle of heat from your fuel. The damper is  operated from the front, no reaching over steaming kettles  or sizzling fry pans to change the draft.  See the Jov first and you will see the Jov offer.  We have them in three sizes, 9-18, 8-18 and 9-20.   Price complete with  water connections, $70.00 and $75.00  TheAbereromhle Har aware Co., Ltd*  Phonos Soymour\\1025      781 Oranvlllm St.  *M********4\>****\********* A*******\A********'\*'l**l**  **************************  i  Mb*  Dr. Douglas Mawson, aniractic explorer, claims to have discovered a  lode of high grade radium ore three  miles long and several hundred yards  wide in Australia. He has a quarter  of a ton of the ore ready for shipment  and figures,on a net profit of $1,35, to  the ton.  MISS L. MARSHALL  7   2305 Main Street  Has a   FINE  MILLINERY  DISPLAY.    Also a  large stock of Ladies' Fall Neckwear.  Ladies' Hosiery and Underwear.  I Phonet Fairmont 842 -.������,'���������: VANCOUVER, B. C.  To Clean Stained Enameled Utensils  Is there any way to remove the stain  from enameled cooking utensils?  Yes, you can keep your enameled  ware almost as fresh and bright as  new by the use of soda. If a saucepan  becomes discolored or burned do not  scrape with a knife or any hard substance which would scratch or break  the enamel. Fill the saucepan with  water and place on the range. Add a  tablespoonful df sal-soda for every,  quart of water. Let the saucepan remain on the back of the range nearly  a day. The hot soda-water can be  poured into the sink or it may be bottled for use again.  For selling secret documents to  agents of three powers, Captain Pos-  trikoff, of St. Petersburg, Russia, was  sentenced to eight years penal servitude and loss of his rights. He was  president of the Universal League of  Peace and the _. Russian Esperanto  league.  Blood-Stain on a Carpet.  Can you tell me how to remove a  blood-stain from a carpet?  Wet laundry starch with cold water  and spread the paste on the bloodstain. At the end of six hours brush  off, and if any trace of the stain remains repeat the experiment. The  starch should be like thick cream.  ���������_���������_. GJ.ue__fo_r_Pastjng Labels, on Tin-. +.������������������  Con you, give a recipe for a paste  that will hold labels on tin?  I think you will find the following  preparation satisfactory: Put into a  bottle one ounce of Russian Isinglass  (broken in small bits) and two ounces  of acetic acid; cork the bottle and  place in a pan of warm water. ��������� In a  few hours the glue will be ready to use  coat the cork with vasaline.  Another satisfactory paste is made  in this manner: Soak one ounce of  glue for several hours in half a pint  of cold water; place over7boiling water  to dissolve, o Mix together until perfectly smooth half a pint of sifted flour  and one pint of cold water. Gradually  pour on this two pints of boiling water,  stirring all the time. Boil a few minutes, then add the dissolved glue. Stir  frequently while cooling. When cool  press through coarse cheesecloth and  add a few drops of oil of cloves. Bottle.  When labels.are to be pasted on tin  or glass spread a very thin layer of  this paste on them.  GOOD FORM.  Those,in delicate health, or of very  prominent social position which entails  an interminable visiting list, are not  expected to call in person, but may  send or leave cards without inquiring  for their friends. The latter are very  punctilious in the prompt recognition  of every call made upon them.  Those whom their work absorbs during the day may call when they please  or when they can, "and no questions  asked."  A dinner-call���������which the French  name the visit of digestion���������should be  made within a fortnight after the entertainment. If a regret has been sent  the obligation is more binding. After  a luncheon the same rule obtains.  The presence of a guest at tea or  reception is accounted a visit which  the hostess is expected to return at  her leisure;  99************9*9*9***************************9***99  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15  PHONE: Fairmont 804  ;;  YOUNG & YOUNG  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  First-class work guaranteed.  Estimates Given COR. 2|st and WESTMINSTER ATE f  4 >**999***9********9******* *************************+  ************************** ********************i\i*i\i*tii*  4 f  4 *  4 ���������    I I  Does Soda Injure Silver?  Some time ago you gave a rule for  cleaning silver by boiling it in sal-soda.  I have wondered if the soda would injure the silver. '  No, the process I gave does not injure the silver. The articles are boiled in the solution for only a few minutes���������just long enough to remove the  oxide from the surface. This process  save a great dea.l of time and gives  beautiful results.  .  After a wedding reception or one  given to introduce a daughter to social  life, after a musicale, card-party or  wedding anniversary celebration, a call  is incumbent upon every guest within  a month.  If a woman has a reception day her  friends should make every effort to call  at that time.  It is one of the evidences of a well-  conducted household when -a visitor  is not obliged to wait for the maid to  see whether or not the lady is at home.  It is an unwarrantable watse of. a visitor's time. Ladies should instruct their  servants what to say at the door and  keep them informed whether or not  they wish to receive their friends.. "  A courteous message, "Mrs.   is  very much occupied and desired me to  ask any one who might call to please  excuse her," gives umbrage to no one.  Many maintain" that this "white fib"  is of the same convention as to write  "Mrs. Blank regrets her inability to  accept," etc., when she has not* the  faintest feeling of reluctance. A good  test to apply is whether or not we  should be willing to have our visitors  know that we are in the house when  we send them word that we are not.  3652 MAIN 5T��������� Con nth Ave, f  Prescriptions 9 Specialty by Registered Men  } -  | McCONKEY'S CANDIES IN FULL  | ASSORTMENT ALWAYS  FRESH  ���������i* MH.MHMMBLMMMMHMMBMB4VMB4aMHMil4i>4N>M.i^L^H,^HM4S4.^^  | Phone: Fairmont 314    0. R. Darling, Prop.  Subscribe for  "THE CALL"  The paper that boosts The Hill  Tor demonstrate the practicability of  postal  aerial   transit    when    war  or  | strikes render    unavialable    the ordi-  | nary train service, four airmen pilot-  Conferen-j ing two monoplanes and two biplanes  j attempted to transport mail from Hen-  General Theme: Our Chur|don, England, to Windsor Castle, Lon-  General    Theme:      Our!don, September 9.    Only one aviator  Church's  Share ���������of-the-jwas    successful    because    of   strong  Task. j winds.  Any woman may ask another to call  upon her when they have met at. tlie  house of a mutual friend.in travelling,  or if chance has brought them together, and the pleasure of meeting seems  to* be mutual. :  In receiving calls do not keep your  visitors waiting. Provided that your  appearance is heat, receive them as  you are and welcome them with warm  cordiality.   .  It' the call "takes places between five  and six o'clock tea is usually offered,  with cake or tiny sandwiches.  When your visitors rise to go touch  the bell to summon the servant to open  the door, or accompany them to the  door yourself.  **************<<���������**********.  * :>''-������������������  i  !'���������:  t  t  t  *  t  ***<���������********���������:**************.  * <  *  ������������������������������������;*��������� .     ��������� *  *  *  *  *  A  *  *  *  *  *  Westminster Road and 15th Avenne  Groceries of Quality  At Incredibly Low Prices  Butter,  Eggs, Ham, Bacon, ���������Flour,  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Phone  Fairmont 777  Branch Store: 26th Ave. & Fraser Ave.  **4-H'4~X^~^H^**������^>X-:^-^ THE_ WESTERN CALL  f* ugBjH"w-wWW>"  ���������"���������?<������ i'c r>������K,'������iT*i������-  ���������^  -. '>'f7m  yy ,: 'x ������  '7-  v.l  I Letter Writing Time 1  ������ We have just received a splendid stock of Pads, Papetries and Envelopes. 3  ���������^ The quality is unexcelled and our prices cannot be beaten. 3  E Pads 10c to 40c, Envelopes to match 3  ^ Papetries 25c and 35c =3  ������ Note���������PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION ^  FISHER'S  r> r u a  STORE  NIGHT     BELL  **    Phone Fairmont  2-5-4  *w*w  Cor. Broadway I  AND -^  Scott Street I  ^F 4*PV,VWWVV'VVW9,VV4W^W,44^^V'<^VV'<V,VVVVV4VWW4'VVW ^F  ���������f|..i..l..;..|..������..������..t"tM������������8"t"l"t"������"I"I"a"t"H"l"t"H'   ���������|..i..M''l"l''t"l-l-i'll'l'l'Hl'l"l"l"t-t'i'l"l"l"l;  Millinery and Fancy Goods  Saturday Special  Trimmed Hats, $4.50  Beavers, regular $8.50 and $10 for $7.00  MISS CURLE,  2636 MAIN  VANCOUVER  STR.  B. C.  4   4^4^44^44}44^l * * 4^14$4 * 4$l4^ * 4^4* 4$4 * * * ** * * * *       4f44^4������|*4^l4^44|44|44}44^44<t4^>4^44^l4{44{44{M^M}44$44^44}4^44^.4^4^>4}l  4..!��������� ���������;��������� ���������;��������� .;i���������;���������.;.���������!���������.;,.;���������.;.���������;���������.;.���������;���������.;..;��������� .1..;��������� .;���������,;.���������;,.;��������� .;-^ew^������ '.'**************^***********  * -'.'.'- '"���������-':  '4 >  4 .  4 4  4 4  4 ���������  ::  ::  i -.  Our " Coupon " Contest last year proved so  interesting that several of our customers  have inquired if we intend having another  this year. We have decided to ^give two  prizes this year, one for thelgirl holding the  most coupons and one for the boy holding  the most coupons at the end of the contest.  We will give a "Coupon " with every purchase of 50c and up, from September 15th  1911, to 12 o'clock noon; December 22nd,  1911.       No coupons given after that hour.  R. Moore  t Phone:   Fairmont 373 2211 Bridge St. ::  4  4.|..{..^.;..I..t<i:������-t:'I"H'������t"t"l"t"t"t"!"{"M"M'  ********'t"M"t"H"l"i**********  *������4.W49mmm9akwmm������m*W4^^  PROF. COWAN  EXPERT TEACHEH of Violin, Man-  dolin,  Guitar,  Barrio,  Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private Lessons   -   $7.00  No Class Lessons  Musicians supplies of every description.  &1 COWAN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  33i5 Westminster Avenue near 7th  POOL ROOMS NOT WANTED IN  SOUTH  HILL.  changed by the application to Victoria,  but all this" had come as a surprise to  himself ancl the Council. The deputation then withdrew, but with purpose  unchanged and the next day, the following letter was sent to tbe authorities :  South Hill, October 4, 1911.  Gentlemen:  , As chairman of the deputation tbat  waited "on you last night, I have to say  on behalf of my colleagues, that now  you know the feeling regarding the  establishment of a pool room in this  district it is open to you to revoke the  license before the matter goes further,  we fully intend to get the license revok  ed in the near future, and it seems a  pity that now the whole matter is in  its initial stage that further trouble  should not be saved by your falling in  with the publicly expressed wishes of  the great majority of the citizens of  South Hill, by revoking the license.  "There were two others matters we  intended bringing up before you last  evening, only we had other meetings,  and time pressed. Sunday Trading and  Sunday Building. Regarding Sunday  trading, as you council is aware the  New Westminster Municipality, finding  it had not the power to suppress this  has this week brought in a By-law forbidding it, and as there are certain  stores here, which under pretence of  an Ice Cream stall, sell every kind of  groceries, etc., to the detriment of ther  more respectable stores who do a six  days a week trade, we should be glad  if your council would bring in a similar by-law. _- "7  "With regard to Sunday building, the  only by-law at present existing, forbids such to be carried on to the annoyance of any minister and congregation. We believe that North Vancouver, recognizing the necessity of stop-  ing such building, has passed a by-law  to that effect, and we ask that your  council should do the same."  Yours tyuly, '  OWEN BULKELEY (Rev.)  To the Reeve and Municipal Council ot  South Vancouver.  .fr^������j^^^M^^~^~;.^>4K^H^^~i>>W-MJ'^ ^���������^���������^������������������H^*******^'******  *  |\;  We get good Tenants for your Houses.  We get good Houses for our Tenants. ;  We Collect Rents.  In fact, we do Everything in the renting line.  , Let us cure your worrying.  ������'������������������"��������� 160 Broadway E. Phone:       S  % Room2 (Near Main) Fairmont 1242   |  il MOUNTAIN VIEW GROCERY  BODWELL ROAD     now 34th Ave.  WE CAN SUPPLY YOU WITH  GROCERIES and  PROVISIONS  And   SCHOOL' SUPPLIES,   also   FLOUR & FEED  at CITY PRICES ��������� "   ,  R. G. JUSTASON, Prop.       \  I  t GOODS PROMPTLY DELIVERED.  ". '* "' "  4tf**AAfel$J$i<%*J%F^ <|^i������HjH������H������H^H^^t^}^c������>^  t  *  ������������������*  *  A  *'  *  I  *���������  4?������  A  *  *  A  Attractive MILLINERY OPENING in Progress  Ladies cordially invited to examine our Ladies' and Misses'  Hats.      Styles modern.     Plices reasonable.     Hats remodelled.    Hats made to order a specialty.  STORE OPEN EVERY MONDAY  AND  THURSDAY  FROM  ���������.-.,-��������� TO 10:00 P. M.  7:00  MISS F. KENNEDY  3210 Main Street as 'Phone: F. 592 R.  ^^^g|tgH^^jH^^fr^&^|H3l^^'4l*^^l^H"4E0^l^tlE^^^,^^      *%*********>&&'***&���������********?*������**  On Monday evening, October 2nd., at  South Hill School, a public meeting  was held of the citizens of South Hill,  to protest against the Council's action in granting a license for a poolroom without giving opportunity for  any expression of opinion on the part  of the people of South Hill.  The Rev. Owen Bulkeley was elected  chairman, and Mr. Eakin (Presbyterian) secretary 7of the meeting. The  chairman congratulated the audience  on being present at so unique an assembly, the ministers of every Christ-'  ian Church being present, besides the  most prominent members of their congregations, as well as others of different schools of thought, and he declared that as South Hill itself was a pure  and desirable place of residence, so the  parents of the growing youth of the  place, and the ministers who were  their pastoral guides were determined  as far as in them lay to keep it pure  and to rule out as undesirable and  unnecessary, all poolrooms and saloons, and to.protest in.the strongest  possible manner against the council,  who _were the servants of the public,  taking upon themselves to decide matters that deeply affected the morality  of the neighborhood. Mr. Jacquot then  read out a resolution protesting against a poolroom license having been  granted without an opportunity of protest being given to the citizens of  South Hill, and condemning all pool  rooms as being subversive to public  morality. The Revs. Redmond (Baptist) and Pye (Methodist) spoke clearly and forcibly on the same lines and  pointed out how defective the machinery of Municipal law must be to allow  of such proceedings taking place. Mr.  Eakin, who has bad practical experience of pool rooms, endorsed the remarks that had been made, and spoke  very strongly against any such place  'finding a footing in South Hill. Other  speakers followed, manj, considering  that the matter had not been dealt with  severely enough, for as fathers of grow  ing boys, they did not wish contamination to be brought to their doors, but  it was reserved to Mr. Richardson to  speak from the depth of a righteous  indignation in terms and words, the  purport of which none could misunderstand, of the intense loathing he had for  all pool rooms, and it was a notable  fact that former habitues of these  places-.-were the most pronounced in  their condemnation of them. Persons  holding-contrary^jopinion^^ere_in^_te_d  to state them but none doing so the  resolution was carried unanimously,  and a delegation of eight appointed  to convey it to the Municipal Council  the following evening.  On Wednesday evening the ministers  representing the four Christian churches, and the four, other lay delegates,  including two ladies, waited on the  Reeve and Municipal jCouncil ot* South  Vancouver,, being introduced by the  chairman of the public meeting, the  Rev. Owen Blukeley, who, after dwelling on the representative character ot"  the deputation, stated that they were  there to protest in the words of the resolution (wliich was read by TMr. Eakin) against a license for a pool room  having been granted as it had, without  notice to the general public aud so  without affording any chance of a pro  test being first lodged; he questioned  the legality of the whole proceeding  also as to what had been licensed, and  what not, and said, the matter would  not be allowed to rest where it was as  a majority of the citizens of the dis  trict were resolutely opposed to any  pool room becoming a permanent affair  at South Hill. The Reeve referring  to the minutes of the proceedings affirmed that all legalities had been ob  served, though nothing was entered as  to the number of the lot, or the exact position the pool room would occupy. It was felt by the deputation  that the whole licensing question was  extremely unsatisfactory and the Rev.  Mr. Redmond put this view of the case  very clearly before the Council. Reeve  Pound said that the Council had no  idea that the citizens were, opposed  to .a pooi rqom for others had been  licensed iu South Vancouver. Of  course the council had no wish to act  contrary to the opinions of the citizens, but he did not think anything  had been done contrary to law; it was  open, to the public to have the laws  SOME SHORT TALKS WITH BUSY MEN  (Continued from page 1)  has followed the business fifteen years, and has  -conducted the blacksmith shop in his present- location since last February. He has followed'his  trade six years .in Vancouver, and does every line  of work connected with the business.  W. J. TWhalley conducts the Main Dairy, located on TRiver Road. He handles ninety gallons  of milk daily, the product of about thirty-five  cows. He also deals in fresh ranch eggs. His  route extends from the River to Thirty-eighth,  and from Ontario to Victoria Street. He has been  a resident of B-. C. 14 years, and was born in En g-  ���������.iandj; ' v-\7 7. ���������.-.  WORLD WIDE MOVEMENT  7 (Continued from Page 1)7      7       :  Birth.   This or nothing differentiates Christianity  from the religions of mankind.  Christianity is a Religion of War and not of  Peace. True it is that the man whose mind is  stayed upon the Lord has "peace that passeth  understanding." But at the same time, that very  man, in the active and fearless discharge of duty,  is the man who suffers most by active opposition  and persecution from others.  ? Jesus, the Anointed Saviour of mankind, was  at peace with His Father, as His followers may be,  but He was at war daily all His life. In the end,  after the fiercest persecutions long-continued, He  was murdered in the most shameful manner. All  the followers of Jesus were persecuted, and His  disciples were nearly all put to death, for carrying  the Gospel to the people of different lands.  The best reformers of all ages, those who had  for their fellow-men nothing but blessing, were  persecuted, and will be until the end of this age  at'all events.  Too often our preachers and teachers speak of  Christianity as the "Evangel of peace." True it  is the evangel of personal peace to the man who  has faith in God, no matter what comes his, way,  whether sympathy or persecution. But as between  man and man, as between families, communities,  and as between nations, it has been war from the  first until this day.  Christ himself said-Pie brought war, just such  war as would separate the members of a family.  History,shows that eH told-the-truth.  The very works of righteousness in all ages  prodiiee .war, fierce and bloody war. Our laws  are. framed'to" punish crimes against the person  and the state. Plow "numerous these crimes are  one may get a notion of'by looking at the statistics  of our jails and penitentiaries. There -e hundreds  ^^viIe"criminals^in^ou-r^houscs=of-cdiT.eetion,Tte^  straint and punishment. They are at war particularly against the men' who are most prominent in  'restraining them, ancl effecting their capture and  punishment.  The best .ind most upright in. active life of all  time are those who have been most oppressed,  maligned'and persecuted. As it was," so it is and  will be for a long time to come.  The most bitter wars of modern times'-have  been..the, result of some phase of justice and injustice arrayed in deadly strife and enmity. Let'  the-mind run over the fierce conflicts'in .and be-"  tdeeu the Greek, Roman'.and Protestant churches.  Hundreds, of thousands have been, murdered in  the name of religion and in the name of the Man  of Nazareth.  Moslemism, Confucionism, Bhuddism, Braham-  inism and Shintoism have had the name of being  careless of human life, and much human havoc has  been wrought in their names and by their official  representatives.  But the Christian sects have done their share  in carrying on murderous war under the cloak of  religion.  ������ Now, it is a plain proposition that Jesus-Christ  was right 'when He announced that He brought  warwnot a temporary war���������to the human family.  And yet. when lie announced that awful fact He  was rather foretelling-that which would happen  than that which! ought to happen. He was a  prophet of the highest order. He foresaw the  future and He saw "most clearly that ignorance,  prejudice/false teaching, personal hate, selfishness.  unholy ambition, sensuality and gross materialism  would be arrayed against His follower^ as truly,  as against Himself. Therefore, He spoke as a  prophet.  But-He never once said that'these things ought  to be, either in His day or in the future. Would  be is very different from ought to be.  The-..thing-that-ought ..'to ..be. and yt must; be  sometime in.the future "is" universal "Peace" <m  Earth and Good-will to Men."  ;i Here is. the one thing most important and prominent in tlie Laymen's-Forward Missionary Movement. All the Chrii-tian denominations therewith,  connected are imbued with the spirit of good-will  towards one another and to .'all'mankind.' And  ���������rood-will will win .mt in the end.    Therein our  Leader showed the highway to the human family,  and proved Himself grand, great and wise beyond  all measurement or comparison. He submitted  Himself to the hates and persecutions of Hig inferiors because He was laying the foundations of  human safety broad and deep. Since then He has  been waiting.and watching His people groping in  the dark, but always coming towards the light..  And the Light is approaching, or better still, His  people are approaching the "true light whieh  lighteth every man who cometh into the world."  Until recently members of the differing denominations of the Christian church, who did not understand the primary principles of their Master's  teaching, were bitter enemies and spent much time  in back-biting and persecuting one another.  But the day of freedom, of enlightmeht, of a  broader vision is dawning, and being forcefully  forwarded by the rank and file of the workers, in  the Christian church. And in so far as this is  true and has become a working principle among  men of all nations and tongues, just so far this  is a world-movement, and far superior to any other  kind of reform or movement which can comesinto  the heart and life of the human family. v  Now whilst this is true, there is no possibility of  a common ground being found on which may stand  together Christianity and the paganisms' and  heathenisms of this world. I use these words because I see from time to time in newspapers and  magazines such expressions as would lead to the  conclusion that the religion of Jesus aud that of  Moslem can find a common basis of co-operation,  and a peaceful journey; side by side. This is  impossible. Jesus and the murderer cannot cooperate while governed by the life and love principles of the one, and the death and hate elements  of the other.  The Orientalisms of today, whether found in or  out of Asia, are absolutely and eternally ineompa-  ible with the plain, simple, everyday religion of  the Man of Galilee. This applies to every form .of  teaching and practice of the present-day Asiatic,  or ancient Babylon type.  However, in Vancouver will be seen in a few  days a body of men who have adopted, and are  trying to live out the spirit of love to all men,  and w?h oare trying to show forth the life and  teaching of their Saviour as they labor among their  i'ollow-mea.  , As Sir Andrew Fraser, K. C. S. I.; Dr. S. D.  Chown; John R. Mott, L. L. D.; Rev. Canon Gould;  Rev. Dr. Mackay, and others address Vancouver  audiences during this month, they, one and all,  ���������will show forth that Christianity is big enough  for all mankind, as large as the world, is greater  than the Turko-ltalian, or auy other war that may  be cited from the annals of the human race���������ex-  ���������eeptyhe^wajL0������_Right agajnstJWrong, thc_cause  of .all wars.  That which stirred all Canada and tlie whole  Empire in the late election was the highest and  purest sentiment. And that wluch is stirring the  entire Christian world today, and is indexed  somewhat.by the Laymen's movement, is a hiyli  and holy sentiment. It is Divine Love on the sulo  of the Great Father, and a return love ou the side  of those who in some dey fee have fell the powu*  of His love in their hearts and are desirous of telling the good news to others. This mutual love  is a sentiment full of life, and is both the basis  and result of the New Birth, the one great differentiating characteristic of Christianity as compared with all human religions and philosophh-s.  This is the One Great Challenge to the World  in the presence of all other claimants of a spiritual  sort. And those who are pressing this truth first  and foremost all over the world and at great cost  of time, men and money, are those of the Anglo-  Saxon race. They are, and have been, the light-  carriers and publishers of the fruth to the peoples  of,|this round world. And why is this the mbmen-  tuous fact of this age?  The answer is plain indeed." It js because the  Saviour gave His message and commands to His.  own blood brethren, mostly of the Israelites other  than the Jews? Ancl these very Israelites are the  nations of Anglo-Saxons, as history proves. 'Tlie  Scriptures show that the message was delivered  primarily to "the. Lost Sheep of-the House of  Israi'l."-' AVhen the kingdom was taken from the  Jews it was given to a nation doing the works  of-righteousness.  This is the momentous fact, making possible the.  wonderful missionary enterprises of Anglo-^axon-  clcm, and explaining the cause at the same time.  Li-Abraham all the families of the earth were to he  hb'sscd. And -Jehovah has been, and is now, busy,  making good His own word. And lit* makes good  in His own way and through His own. Chosen  jV.pIe; His own Royal Priesthood.  *    ,-  l * *! V^V^^^t^-*-:-'>*"������-'7~  ^re������.������^.4.������*V������J������*������'^������i- ^wrnjMK'*uiu  >.C7,  TS  LWEiSTERN CAI!  9a************************* *************************i  Q. E. McBride  I  I  I  #  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware I  Agents  for  I Gurney-Oxford Ranges |  "Chancellor," "Quick Meal" j  and '' Golden Nugget" |  STOVES, the most modern f  I Sherwin - Williams Paint I  I This Company has both Single and Double Wagons j  .\ for Prompt Delivery���������made necessary by the rapid |  extension of their business. i  I Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 820L  Branch Store:  THE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY.  Among the persons who have re  cently made provision for old age.when  it comes are two sisters aged respectively 33 and 34 years. They have purchased from the Canadian Government  a last survivor annuity, that is an annuity which will give them together an  income of $600 a year so long as they  both live,, and to be continued to the  survivor so long as she lives. The cost  of this annuity, $3,643.65, had been invested at 5 per cent, and had brought  in less than $185.00 annually, with the  difficulty and annoyance of reinvestment. The annuity becomes payable  when the younger sister attains the  age of 55, and. should both die before  that time the purchase'money will be  refunded to their heirs with 3 per cent  compound interest. Each is now earning her own living, and the sum paid  is the fruit of their labors for a number of years.. They were thus able the  better to appreciate their splendid  opportunity'." A card of enquiry addressed to the Superintendent of -Canadian Government Annuities, Ottawa,  will secure for you any information you  desire on the subject.  *  n Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues %  4 4 A  Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  99* iff--f*^-M"yi^'^^^^^A"^i^^"''H'"  **************************  Ads. in the Western Call bring Results  City Fire Alarms  3���������Granville and Beach.      '' ������������������>  4���������C. P7R. Yards.    ' .'"-."���������  5���������Granville and Davie.  6���������Granville and Robson. 7  7���������Seymour and Halmcken.     - ���������    :'.  8���������North end old Cambie St.  Bridge  9���������Georgia and Car.-.bie.' "������������������'        >v  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  12���������Granville and Dunsmuir.   ' "���������  ;���������'  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir. 7  14���������Seymour and Pender;  IS���������Homer and Pender.  16���������Hastings and Granville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Seymour and Cordova.  19���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)   ���������'  20���������H.  B.  Co.,  Georgia and  Granville  21���������Cordova and Water. *  22���������W. H. Malkin's. Water Street  23���������Water and Abbott.  24���������Hastings and Abbott.  25���������Cordova and Cambie.  26���������Water and Carrall.  27���������Cordova and Columbia.  28���������Pender-and Columbia.  29���������Pender and Beattte.  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street.  34���������City Hall.  35���������Main and Barnard.  36���������Mainland Powell.    .  37���������Main' and Keefer.  39���������C. P.  R. Wharf (No. 5 Shed).  -42���������Smythe and Cambie.  43���������Smythe & Homer.  44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  46-���������Homer and Helmcken.  52���������-Dunsrfiuir and Hornby.  53���������Granville . and  Nelson.  54���������Robson and Hornby.  61���������Davie and Hornby.     .  62���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe. .  64���������Pender and Howe.  65���������Hastings and Hornby.   .  67���������Main and Park Lane..:      j  68���������Dunsmuir and^Beattie. ���������., '  71���������Columbia and Alexander.,-  72���������Seymour and Drake.  73���������Seymour and Smythe.  121���������Heap's Mill. Powell Street  132���������Hastings Mill N������i '2.  123���������Hastings Mill No. 1.  124���������Burns' Abattoir.  125���������Powell and Woodland.  126���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleavy.     . .  127���������Pender and Salsbury.  128���������Oxford and Templeton.  129���������Pender and Jackson.  131���������Powell and Carl.  132���������Hastings  and Carl.  133���������Vernon and Lowell.  134-^-Pender and Heatley. -  ���������   '  135���������Powell and Hawks;  136���������Hastings   and   Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury and Powell.  130��������� Hastings  and Victoria Drive.  141���������Powell   and    Raymur,   Sugar   Refinery. .        '���������  142���������Hastings   and Vernon.  143���������Hastings  and-Lakewood.  151���������Powell and Eaton.  212���������Eighth and Bridge.  213���������Sixth  and  Heather.  214���������Lansdowne and Manitoba.  215���������Prudential   Investment Co.,  Front  and Manitoba. -  216���������Sixth and Birch.  217���������Front, and Scotia.  218���������Front and Ontario.  221���������Seventh and  Ash.  222���������Sixth and Spruce. 7  224���������Sixth   and  Laurel..  225���������Vancouver Lumber Co.  226���������Vancouver* Engineering Co.  227���������Lome and Columbia.  228���������Sixth and Alberta.  231���������infth and Yukon.  232���������Eighth and Manitoba.  233���������Sixth and Granville."  241���������Eighth and Granville.  242���������Front and Main.  243���������Second and Granville.  251���������Main and Dufferin.  253���������Seventh and Carolina.  261���������Prince Edward and Dufferin.  262���������Eighth and Prince Edward.  263���������Fifth and Main/  264���������Seventh and Main.  312���������Barclay  and  Denman.   .  313���������Pacific Coast Mills.  314���������Broughton arid Georgia...  315���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnaby and Nicola.  317���������Chilco and Barclay. ..��������� r  318���������Chilco and Georgia.  319���������Bidwell'and Pendrill.  321���������Bute  and  Harwood.  322���������Bute  and  Barclay.  323���������Nelson and Thuriow.  324���������Chilco and Comox.  325���������Burrard  and Georgia.  326���������Bute and Georgia.  327���������Bute and Robson.  328���������Barclay and Broughton.  329���������.lervis and Pendrell.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  332���������Denman  arid Georgia.  333���������Burnaby and .lervis.  334���������Bidwell and Haro.  335���������Robson and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and  Comox.  337���������Jervis and Haro.  341���������Pender and Thuriow.  342���������Broughton and Harwood.  343���������Burnaby and Thuriow.  345���������Thuriow and Alberni.  412���������Third and Cedar.  413-���������Tliird and' Maple.  414-^First and Yew.   ..  415���������First and Trafalgar.  416���������Second and Pine. f , ���������   "  417���������Cornwall and Yew. 7  418-^-Third and Macdonald.  419���������First and Balaclava.  491���������Third and Balsam.  425���������Cornwall and Balsam."  431���������Maple and Creelman, C. P. R.  if rant.  518���������Eiehth and Clark.  513���������Graveley and Park.  514���������Fourth and Park.  515-���������Gravelev and Woodland.  518���������Charles' and Clark.  517���������Williams and Woodland,  518���������Parker and Park.  519���������Venables- and Cotton.  591���������Venables and Clark.  522���������Campbell and Harris.  ���������.  523���������Harris  and  Gore.  524���������Prior  and   Gore..  525���������Prior and Jackson.  526���������Union  and Hawkes.  527���������Carl and Grove.  528���������Harris and Woodland.  529���������Second and Park Drive.  531-^-Wtlllam' and Park Drive.  532���������Bismark and Park Drive.  533-tjThird adn McLean.  541���������rOarl  and Keefer.  812���������Keefer and Victoria.  813���������Parker and Victoria.  814���������Williams and Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  616���������Second and Victoria. . .  617���������Sixth arid Victoria.  618���������Lakewood   and   Barnard.  712���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock.  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  716���������Broadway  and   Burns.  717���������Twelfth and Woodland.  .718���������Fourteenth and'Park Drivo.  813���������Sixteenth  and  Sophia.  822���������Twenty-Second and Sophia.  833���������Twentieth  and  Humphrey.       7  843���������West.  Rd.  and  Fraser.  847���������Twenty-fourth  and  Fraser.  858���������^Twenty-second  and   Marcha.  873���������Fifteenth and Thomas.  .876���������West.   Rd.  and  Thomas.  1212���������Ninth and Yukon.  1313���������Eleventh and Ontario.  1314���������Tenth and St. George.  1215���������Thirteenth and Main.  1318��������� Tenth and Quebec.  1217���������Broadway and Columbia.  1218���������-Eleventh and Ash.  iai9-^-Fifteenth and Main.  1224���������Vancouver General Hospital.  l233r-Broadway and7Ash.  1351���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  1353���������Ten tli and West. Road.  1383���������Thirteenth'-and. Prince Edward.  1264���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1313���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh and Manle.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1316��������� Eleventh and Oak:  1317���������Broadway and Oak.  1318���������Eleventh and Fir;  1319���������Thirteenth- and- Hemlock.  1321���������Broadway and Alder.  1323���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  1323���������Tenth and Arbutus.  1324���������Fourteenth and Arbutus.  1343���������Broadway and  Willow.  1412���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam. .'.������������������.-  1414���������Fifth and Trafalgar.  2118���������Kamloops and  Hastings.  2110���������Powell  and Clinton.  2122���������Eaton and Clinton.  2132���������Slocan and Pandora.;  2145���������Diindas and Renfrew.  2268���������Windemere and Pender.  J.   A.   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INGRAM  Physician   and   Siirgeon  Oflice and Residence:  SUITE A; WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  JWlLLJAnS  Express, Baggage  and  Furniture Removed  South Vaacoaver Rotlya Street  Off Bodwell Rd.. 8ix block* Mat of Fraser  this merciless tornado with grim  steadfastness, and/ around its smooth  contours poured a volume of unearthly melody, which' seemed to  surge up from the broad base and  was flung on into the darkness by  the outer sweep of the cornice.  The wind was travelling seventy,  eighty, mayhap a hundred miles an  hour. Not during all his service, nor  in earlier travels through distant  lands, had he ever witnessed a storm  of such lury. He thought he heard  something crack overhead. He looked  aloft, but all seemed well  next day did he  discover  "The blast oi "the"terrible ones!  What a vivid penrpicture of the awesome forces of nature. Ho\y long  would this tornado continue? Already it must have strewed its path  with havoc at sea and on land. His  physical senses were elevated to the  supernatural. He seemed to acquire  abnormal powers of sight and hearing. He could see the trees bending  before the wrathful wind, hear the  crashing tiles and brickwork as houses  were demolished and people hurled to  death. But there was no ecstasy of  Not until soul, no mental altitude. In quick re-  that    the! action  came the fanciful memory of  ^wind-vane had been carried away, a. the hardy old salt who cheered his  wrought-iron shank nearly two inches \ shipmates during a terrific gale with  thick having snapped like a piece of  the trite remark:  "I pity the poor  folk ashore on a  night like this."  11 Aa.   -������������    ...   -~Z=r--.,���������������   1.   -  Being ne������i^wU>le'|flrls, of $ne spirit  under coh<^tl6hs77les*. benumbing, it  was betterftKi^OSeyjihould grasp the  tacts accuratelX.v.They "Would be timid,  of course, 6-Ji|ji<������-l-a**\ people are timid  during their ^Jlrst attempt to walk  'Vwixt rock 'and cataract at the FaliS  of Niagaia, but they would have confidence in their guide and endure the  surrounding pandemonium.  "���������Here's to you, E:iid. Still we live,"  he cried, and drained his cup.  "1 sup-pup-pose so," she stammered.  "Better sup up your cocoa," said  Constance. "Now I am quits witb you  for this afternoon.'  "I'll tell you what," went on Brand,  confidentially. "In that locker you  will find a couple of stout pilot-coats.  Put them on. As I cannot persuade  you to leave me you must sit down,  worsted at the place where the tem  pest had found a fault.  He tried to look out into the heart  of the gale.    The air was full of fly.-      _          _   _  ing foam, but the sea was beaten flat.1 sub7ime"to"th e ridiculous?" Not ei en'will smoke on duty  What a cu rious jumble of emotions ' and it is cold in here:'   Moreover, for  jostled in his brain.    A step from the | the first  time  in  twenty-one  years  I  I have earned a  If the growling monster beneath .tried' a step    They were inextricably inter-' little relaxation of the law."  to fling a defiant crest at the tornado, j w&ven  the whole mass of water, many tons  in weight, was instantly torn from  .the surface and flung into nothingness.  ���������Some of these adventurers, forced up  ;by the reef, hit the lighthouse with  'greater force than many a cannon-hall  Iflred in battles which have made history. Time after time the splendid  structure winced beneath the blow.  If ,Stephen Brand were ever fated  to know fear he was face to face with  the ugly phantom, then.   The granite  tne woof and tne warp of | 0ut o������ the rarner of hiB eye he saw  things. He recalled the odd expres- tjiat Constance, if not Enid, had not  sion of an officer who had passed un-'missed the subtle hint in his words,  scathed through the Inferno of Spion But sile was quite normal again. She  K������P- ' gave no sign;  helped her sister into  "I had ho sense of fear." said he, the heavy   reefer,  and   made  herself  comfortable in turn.  'Neither of you will ever regret to-  /"hush!" he said. They listened" intently, but the roar of the wind and  water was too deafening. They could  hear naught else. He went to the  southwest point of the glass dome, but  the lantern,was so blurred with rivulets of water that he could see nothing  save a tawny vastness where the light  fell on  the tlying spindrift.  To make sure, he tested the auriscope again, and with the same result.  "A vessel is approaching from the  southwest," he announced, gravely.  "Evidently she is whistling for help.  I hope she will not attempt to approach too near the reef. I must have  a look out."  He put on an oilskin, coat and tied  the strings of a sou'wester firmly beneath his chin.  The small door of the lantern opened towards the Bay, so he had no  difficulty in gaining the gallery. The  girls watched him forcing his way  against the wind until he was facing it  and gazing 111 the direction of the  Scilly Isles.  (Continued Next Week.)  Sold Out  y  C C. Pilkey  Disposed of his  Bicycle and Repair Business  to Mr.  DAVIES recently  but my teeth began to ache."  Brand, a student, even of himself, j  discovered that  his dominant  sensa- night's experience���������when it is nicely  tion was one of curiosity.  over," he said.   "You are like a couple  If it has to be," said his nervous .of recruits in their first battle."  "I am sure���������" began Enid.   '    ,  A huge wave,   containing    several  i hundred tons of water, smote the light-  system, "let it come quickly." He  column would not yield, but It was j felt like a man lying on the operating  quite within the bounds of possibility j table waiting for the chloroform.  that the entire lantern might be car-      Suddenly,  the bright flame of the' house, and cavorted oyer their beads.  tried away, and he with it. lamp lessened.   The use that was his The house-that was founded upon a  He thought, with a catching of his' wcond nature caused him to raise the rock fell not, but It shook through all  breath, of the two girls in the tiny j wicks and admit more draught.   Even its iron-bound tiers, and   the   empty  whilst his deft  fingers arranged the' cups danced on their saucers  room beneath. For one fleeting in  stant his mortal eyes gazed into the  unseen. But the call of duty restored  him. The excessive draught affected  the lamp. Its ardor muBt be checked.  With a steady hand he readjusted the  little brass screws. They were so superbly indifferent to all this pandemonium. Just little brass screwB, doing their work, and heeding naught  beside. Suddenly there came to him  the triumphant knowledge that the  pure white beam of the light was hewing its path through the savage assailant without as calmly and fearlessly  as it lit up the ocean wilds on a midsummer night of moonlight and soft  zephyrs.  ' "Thank God for that!" he murmured aloud. "How can a man die better  than at his post?"  | The ring of iron beneath caught his  ears. . He turned from the lamp. Constance appeared, pale, with shining  eyea. She carried the lantern. Behind her crept Enid, who had been  complex burner, his ear caught a  change in the external din. The  shriek of the wind dropped to a thunderous-growl. This was a gale, not a  tempest. God be praised, the crisis  had passed!  The hurricane had lasted thirty-five  Not another word could Enid utter.  She was paralyzed.  "That fellow���������arrived���������in the nick  of time���������to emphasize, my remarks,"  said Brand, lighting his pipe. "Thia  is your baptism of fire, if I may strain  a metaphor.    But you are far better  minutes. A similar tornado sufficed situated than the soldier. He gets  .to .wreck one-half of the City of St. scared out of his .wits by big guns  Louis. This one, as he learnt after- j which are comparatively harmless,  .wards, swept around the south of Ire- and when he has been well pounded  land, created a tidal wave which did for an hour or so, he advances quite  'great damage to the Scilly Isles and blithely to meet the almost silent hail  the headlands of the south coast, yet of dangerous bullets. 86, you see, in  spent Itself somewhere in the North his case, ignorance is bliss." '  Sea.    Dwellers in inland cities were  amazed and Incredulous    when    the' stance,  'newspapers spoke of its extraordinary  violence.   A truth ls harder to swallow than a lie, all the time.  Up clattered Enid with tho steaming beverage; Constance, the lantern-  bearer, providing the rear-guard.  1' "I do believe it la blowing worse  than ever," said Enid, striving deeper  Are we in bliss?" demanded Con-  cryjng; .he strove now to check her S^^SSli: ���������fi*.  tears.  the angry wind waa no longer able te  s^ia^l^hSLn^rJL " ���������' S3-3Tthewavel   With a riaing tide  KS^SZr^? ������������������!!* ^ouf������d the gale assisting there   would  benefit?"   said   his daughter, with a  fine .attempt, at a smile.  "Ob. dad, 1 am so frightened," cried  EnW.  "Why does it howl ao?"  CHAPTER VI.  THC MIOPI.C WATCH  It;.Bays a good deal.tor Stephen  Brand'* courage that he was able to  laugh Jt������*t then, but it Is a flne thin*  for ������ man,' in a moment ot suprsmest  danger, to be called on to comfort a  weeping woman.  The next minute might be their laat  ���������of that h������ wa* fully conscious. Even  before the girls reached his side he  felt a curious lifting movement of tho  whole frame of tbe lantern. Steel and  glass alike were yielding to the su*  tained violence" ot the wind-pressure.  Well were they molded, by men whose  conscience need harbor no reproach  of dishonest craftsmanship; they were  Jeing tested now almost beyond en-  urahce.  Bothe natures would have found relief in prayer. Gladly would Constance  and. Enid have sunk on tbeir knees  and besought the Master of the Winds  to spare them and those at sea. But  jirand, believing that a catastrophe  was imminent decided that in order  soon' be a' sea worthy ot Turner in his  maddest mood.  "Good gracious, dad,' cried Constance, "how pale you. are.5 And your  forehead ia wet What-have you been  doing?".  !   Brand hastily mopped bis face with  a handkerchief.  "During some ot the heavy gusts,"  ha explained, "t was compelled to  stand on the trimming *t*fe. And���������  tha micrometer' valve required adjustment."  ���������   She eyed him narrowly.   The mar  gin ot suspicion was wider.  "There ls nothing else wrong?" the  aaked.  He approached and kitted her ear.  "Since when did my little girl begin to doubt me?" he said quietly.  Her eyes filled. Even tho hint ot  a reproach from him was Intolerable.  For the life of her she could no longer  control the flood of terror which welled up beyond restraint.  ' ������P6rgive me, dag," she murmured,  but I thought, and I still think, that  "You have been. The lighthouse  bas outfaced a hurricane such as haa  not visited England before ln my lifetime. It is over. The wind has dropped to a No. 10 gale, and we have not  lost even a bit of skin to my knowledge. Now the cannonade is beginning. Certainly, we may have the  glass broken, by a rare accident, but  no worse fate can befall us.'  : A heavy thud waa .followed by a deluge without. They heard the water  pouring off the gallery.  Constance leaned forward, with  hands on knee*. Her large eye* look-  ad Into hi*.  \ "This time dad, you are not choosing your words, she said.  : MI'am'7*brry you,should think that,"  Iras tho reply. 1 selected each  phraa* with singular care. Never bo  misled by tho apparent ease ot 9  speaker. The best impromptu ts pro-  pared beforehand."  "You dear old humbug." she cried.  Now the quiet deadliness of th*  seen* which followed tbe reappearance of Enid and herself from their  bed-room waa manifest to her. Enid,  too, was looking from one to the  other In eager striving to grasp tbe  essential* of an episode rapidly grouping its details Into sequence. Brand  knew that If be parried his daughters'  questioning they would be on their  knees by his side forthwith, and he  wished to avoid any further excitement.  "Please attend, both ot you." h������  growled, with mock severity. "I am  going to tell you something tbat will  wj were and are in a position of the  utmost peril. I can't help knowing  that it is high-water about two o'clock. ���������ftna/,ia v_���������..  It Is now only a quarter to one.   The 1    ���������irevffi ���������oa A^���������������������������A K���������       worst  is not over.    Do you  think I  M?;lV?^ am? m*^?8,? by    TO!Se  cannot read your dear face!    Dad! if P*r* ������? th������ Atlantlc Girling ovsr the  was  imminent   ueciueu   tnm  in  oruer. vuuuui i������u  juui   ������������  u������.c.    y������u.  ������   i������ntepn  ;to save the .girls' lives he must nei-  there is danger, don't send us away;   ���������..Thj������ klnd of thln- doeB not  tber alarm them nor lose an unnece* again." _     L��������� *������? ���������������������?������l. SLSL������.?I,n0 ������.  taary instant. . -  To desert the light���������that was im-  agal  :   Tears    were    streaming down her  white cheeks.   Enid holding the tray  possible personallyT^If^given-the-least^in^speechless-^bewlldeiment^during,  warning, he would'spring towards thy this outburst from her proud and self;.  Iron rail that curved by the side of I reliant sister, set It down on the writ-  the stairs to the service-room, and; ing-desk with a crash,  take his chance. Otherwise he would | "Oh dear," She walled, "I don't want  go with the lamp. There waB no othef any cocoa if we're gug-gug-going to be  alternative.   The girls must leave him '. drowhed."  Also large variety of  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock  of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD  OUR BEST FLOUR  F.T.VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  \=  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  J  Certainly if Stephen Brand had imagined, two minutes earlier, that he  at once.  :   The laugh with -which he greeted  their appearance gave him   time   to  bcheme.  "1 ought to Scold you, but I won't,"  he cried*   "Are you plucky enough to,  have feared lest his wits were leaving gfanced around  go on  all the time," he continued. "Otherwise we should have five hours of  spasmodic conversation. As soon aa  jthe-tide- rises sufficientlyto gain an  uninterrupted run across the reef we  will have at least two hours of comparative quiet. About four o'clock  there will be a second edition for an  hour or so. I suppose that any suggestion of bed���������"  "Will be scouted," exclaimed Enid.  A nice pair of beauties you will be  was about to laugh long and loudly. in the moroing," Be grumbled artfully,  in a genuine surrender to an uncon-| Not even BCongt|nce wa, pro^t  trollable spasm of mirth, he    would1 8 ilMt tWg new burthen ot woe.vShe  descend to the kitchen and make three  inice cups Of cocoa?" .  '��������� Just think what it coat him to speak  jln thi* bantering way, careless of  iwords, though each additional syllable might mean death to all three.  His request had the exact effect he  him.    Yet he laughed now until his  vision was blurred.   And the wonder  ful relief of it!    What a tonic, after _w.v  d������ ������y*Vf  You say that," she cried, "knowing  that the nearest looking-glass is yards  the ordeal he had endured!  It chanced. Just then, that an eman-  He pointed with his pipe.  "In the second drawer of the desk  cipated wave embraced the K������mlte you will find a heliograph It is only a  column, hit the cornice, and deluged toy but wiu jugtify me"  calculated. For once, Constance was j the lantern, its disintegrating massi xhftV __n ,n_p,hfi, 'A /������������������������^ ������������,������  deceived, and looked her surprisej striking the glass with force enough Htt,; J^^Xror.' Thi St wSl  Enid, more volatile, smiled through;; to break any ordinary window. The OMBI,d unhf������Pd������������rf Rm<iin������ ������ ���������������������������  her tear.. So It wm not quite as bad astounded girl, could not refuse the 5p S the Ump EveH?\here wm  na they imagined, thia gale.     Thei* evidence of eyes and ear*.   Here wa* hope th     ml Jht       to ?. ' .  father   could never be *o matter-of- the frantic sea leaping to a height of respite came  (fact ln the face of real peril to all of' one hundred and forty feet and more,! After much talk nf i)iinni>������ri h.ir  ithem. Cocoa! Fancy a man giving yet their father waa treating the in-! wimchSSi- rinas round <2T evel  his thoughts to cocoa whilst they wero cldent as the merriest Joke of many a I crBcke$ i^anrothe^triSouIdt  expecttagJhe llghthou*e to be burled  month. # . f.cU which a pretty worn*? mourn.  No better  cure tor  their hy.teria when   dlvoreed   from   her   dreMlnf  coud be contrived.   Brand wa* obvi- uble, Conetance called him  ou*ly not acting.    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"Now, do not stand there shivering."  be said, "but harden your hearts and  go.   Use the oil stove.  I* ready���������"  Shivering, Indeed!"  By the time ii. alarmed about nothing,  No," he answered.     Bending   be-  ^r*' _F^ld'. , Ar}n\.XonT P������^,ng tween the two of them he  saw tha   -  _���������.  <! cup,'he cried at last.     Have no tear, pointer of the auriscope    bore . due  Constance,    of    the Viking breed,;"������ ooly^the^dochan doris    before Southwest,  though   the last siren of  which they had any knowledge sounded from the opposite direction.  He picked up a little trumpet re-  Would  let him see that he had  noi  many another feast  jnonoply of the  family motto:   "Au-]-   Feeling somewhat ashamed of them-  deo."   She, too, could dare. 'selves, though smiling very wistfully,  J  "Down   you   go,  Enid,"  she cried-i  "He shall have his cocoa, poor man.'l  He looked over bis shoulder and  taught his daughter glancing at hint  from the well of the stairs.  : "Bad night," he shoutedv cheerfully,  and he cheated her quick intelligence  a second time.  they obeyed him.   He sipped his cocoa: sembling the horn of a motor-car.  with real nonchalance.   Another wave I    "I use this for tests," he explained,  turned a somersault over the lantern.; Its tiny vibrator quickly brought the  Brand's only anxiety was to blow at j needle round towards his hand,  the steaming liquid and cool it suffi-     "It is improbable in the highest de-  ciently. ' jgree that any steamer is near enough  Yet was he watching them and ham- tp affect the auriscope," he said.   "On  mering out the right course to adopt.;a n,ght like this they give the coast a  They were gone.   Perchance it was7 jje alone understood that, to the no-iwi(ie berth."  his last sight of them in - this   life  Three times the stalwart frame-work  creaked.    Once   it  moved   so   percep-  vice, the amazing ordeal from which I He quitted them again. The girls,  the lighthouse haa successfully' having nothing better to do, watched  emerged was   as    naught    compared Ithe dial to see if any change occurred.  tibly  that the   curtain  rings   jingled,   ^i^  the  thunderous  blows    of    the!He heard them use ,the small trumpet  Then  he Temembered   the    words  of ' ^-aves, the astounding reverberations ��������� three times.   Then Enid sang out:  Isaiah: 10f  the  hollow  pillar,   the   continuous'    '"  "For thou hast been  a strength to ! deluge of spray  striking the lantern.  the poor, a strength to the needy in; ivhich the infuriated sea would inflict  his distress, a refuge from the storm,! on them.  ; H***l919*9***************  *******l*** 1 * 1 ������'l*'l��������� 1 * 1������l'������ ;  1 Heating Stoves & Ranges \  ii          " i  :: That cold snap will soon be here.   Are you prepared I  * for it?   If not why not?   The following *  are a few of our lines:  ' Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 1. -. $2.75  Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 2 ..'. $4.00  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 9 ....���������  ...... .$8.50  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 11..   ���������,. $10.00  Heater* for coal or wood, No. 13.......  ... $11.50  ...RANfiesy.  Special Idea No.9, with or without legs...... .$45.00  Special Idea No. 8, with or without legs...... .$45.00  We also have a few lines of the MOf f AT RANGE. :',  The small size for a small family for the small price  +  of $35.00, and a six-hole No. 9 for $50.00, connected.  I  Don't forget our Mailable Range, $70.00,.<connected.  1    "Oh, do come, daci.    it goes back to  the southwest regularly."    <  He joined in the'watch   The needle  was pointing north in obedience to the  I 1714-1716 Park Drive       Phone: Sepour 8691  a shadow from  the heat,  when , the 7   To urge any further effort to sleep i sound-waves    created    in    the    room,  blast    of    the terrible ones  is asy ! .        ���������- ��������� c...,...._,-   .. _j ^ ._ ^_w  storm against the wall."  a ��������� was   folly.     They   must  remain  him and be comforted..  with  Suddenly, it swung round nearly half  Lhe circumference.of the dial.      "  *  BRANCH STORE COLLINGWOOD EAST  ***********  ******^.-***************'l 9**1 * ,*tffl'������v,*7,,Y'  -<-;������������������ j*T^T  1.v*j,k"j.������l "u*l  ^M^i^W^^^^^y  THE WESTERN CALL  ��������� V",  r  I  Vt  I'  ?8  17  P   -  II  J  ������irwis������  Rev. Robt. Hughes of Kerrisdale occupied the pulpit ol Mount Pleasant  Methodibt, Church last Suuday evening.  Mrs. J. \V. Cox and daughter Ivy, of  156 Tenih avenue west sailed on Wednesday of last week by the S.S. Makura  to spend the winter in Australia.  Mr. George Simpson, of Langley,  B. C, was in town this week. During  the New Westminster Exhibition last  week he had charge of the Langley  Exhibit which won first prize for district exhibits.  CEDAR COTTAGE AND  SOUTH VANCOUVER  Communications respecting items of  news, meetings, etc., from secretaries  of clubs, societies, etc., should be forwarded not later than Tuesday, addressed to -"Western Call," P.O. Box 10,  Cedar Cottage.  At the weekly meeting of the Mount  Pleasant Presbyterian Y. P. S. C. E.,  the subject for discussion "New Work  Our Society Might Do," was taken by  Rev. J. W. Woodside and Mr. McKin-  ney, both ofwhom gave very instructive addresses.  A descriptive lecture on the Grand  Canyon in Arizona waB given in Mout  Pleasant Methodist Church last Tuesday evening by Mr. R. Sparling. The  lecturer ably described the Petrified  Forests, Pueblo dwellings, Cliff Dwellers' Ruins, Navajo Indians, the Mold  Indian Snake Dance and other features that make this region one bf the  most interesting in the whole country.  Tho lecture was given under the auspices of the W. M. S.  PERCY T. MASTCRMAN  A Prominent Amateur Tennis and Football Sportsman and Oealer in Gents'  Furnishing*, 514 Broadway.  Prominent among Broadway's' merchants ia the subject of this sketch.  Jir. Masl'.ernian has been a resident of  Vancouver four years and has conducted a flourishing general gents' furnishing* store on Broadway for the past  three months: He,, is building up a  splendid trade, vile /has Won many  laurels in the field of sports in football  and tennis both in. Canada.andjln-the  old country, his native land.  ��������� When you want a- suit of clothes or  general furnishings for men, call at  514 Broadway west, where you will get  -the best at moderate- prices.  A branch of tbe British Columbia  Political Equality League has been  formed to be known as the South Vancouver Political Equality League. The  following officers were elected:  President���������Mrs. W. E. Houlder.  Treasurer���������Mrs. H. West.      c  Secretary���������Mrs. W. T. Sieglief.  Distributer of  Literature���������Mrs.  H. McLeod.  Chairman of   Legislature���������Mrs.  McPhee.  Monthly meeting the last Friday in  every month at places to be announced.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Dietrich have returned as far as Winnipeg on their  way home after an extended visit to the  east. They are spending a few days as  guests at the Royal Alexandra Hotel,  Winnipeg.  W.  w.  PremiA" McBride has granted an in-  terivew to the represention of the  South Vancouver Annexation Committee. Reeve Pound had been deputed  by the committe to go to Victoria with  Aid H. H. Stevens, M.P., who is chairman of the Annexation Committee, on  Saturday last, but a telegram was le-  ceived from the premier to say that  the government would be pleased to  meet them on Wednesday morning to  discuss matters.  Councillors Dickenson and McDonald will also be at Victoria at the same  time having been appointed by the  Council to meet the government agent  Mr. McBride at Victoria, together with  Reeve Pound regarding the appropriation for trunk roads'.  Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Roberts, residing at corner of Twentyninth and  Main streets, left on October 14th for  Australia where they will probably  spend some months on a tour of business and pleasure combined.  South Hill is a musical district and  the latest talent thereabouts is anxious to find an outlet. At a meeting at  the school on Wednesday last the project of forming an Orchestral Musical  Society was successfully launched and  future plans will shortly be announced.  4Mt,.}.,t..t..t.4���������|..|..j,.|..|.^..l,������.|.4���������I,4,t,.|l������.|i^  Brown A Matthew*  Cleaner* and Pyers  ������3i Intflw W.     n������������e> F*lma������t U3f I  Suits Pressed ��������� 75c  SUITS  Cleaned ^ Pressed $1.50  LESLIE  Qro'ceryjj  Cor. Broadway ud Out.  Fresh and Large  Stock of  Groceries  Flow and Feed  Fruits  Vegetables  I Pbone: Fairmont 5*5  At the last meeting of the Council  the following recommendation from  the Fire, light and Water Committee  were received and adopted.  That Flre Chief Jordan be granted  an increased salary of $25 per month  viz from $100 to $125.     .  Six uniforms to be purchased for  firemen also seven rain coats and seven pairs of rubber boots.  250 feet of 1-inch chemical hose to  be procured for No. 3 Fire Hall.  That 4,000 feet of 6 inch wood pipe  be made to order and held by the  Municipal Construction Company, providing they allow a sufficient amount  from the contract price to supply iron  couplings. It was also agreed to support Mr. Mullett's action as Water  Superintendent in regard to lawn  sprinkling rates.  Bodwell Road last Sunday. Large congregations attended both morning and  evening despite the bad weather.  The Rev. Dr. Pidgeon preached an  able and encouraging sermon in the  morning trom the text "Speak unto  the Children ot Israel that they go  Forward." Whilst the interest in the  service was increased by the presence  of Colonel Whyte und the choir of St.  Andrew's church.  In the evening Rev. J. Logan preached from the text, "The House of God  which is the Church of the Living God  the Pillar and Ground r" the Truth."  The solos at the evening sermon  were sung by Miss Walker and Miss  McLellan, the latter lady having also  sung at the morning service.  The new church whilst of a plain  and simple character is a fairly capacious building and is erected on a lot  presented to the. members by . Mr. D.  Gran. The minister in charge is Rev.  A. R. Gibson from Westminster Hall  and under his active and earnest efforts the cause appears to have  an encouraging .future.  ���������������������������t*��������� -C-*���������1,������"II��������� 'tt"���������������!��������� ��������� ���������!���������������'S'���������������!��������� *<��������� ���������*!"���������������������������������������   ������HK^������������^������*������4^'*������8>������'SK������*������*'i'������'I''l''W >  QUALITY  QRQQJERY  Cor. Heather and 8th Ave.  WE keep a full line of Fresh Groceries of the J  Best Quality at Lowest Possible Prices.  Flour, Feed and Vegetables.  May Flower Butter, 3 lbs. for $1.00.    Eggs, new  laid and ranch.  ! lb. of Our Special 60c Tea FREE with every 510.00 Order.  Pm������noi Fairmont 1222 W.S. Frasor. Prop.  *  ^*****j*9*9*9*9*9*9**4******   ***************9*9*****9**>  9*9*9*1********************  9****^************9*******  Our Opinion on the  Range Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. - j^  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  4>  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  t  *  "*'  *  '*���������  *  *  9  *  *  niM^anael  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it.  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it.   Will  you not come and see it?v We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  At the last meeting of the Council  delegates from the congregations of  several churches in the vicinity waited upon1 the council with reference to  a pool room license which they understood was to be considered regarding  premises on the corner of Ferris Road  and Fraser Avenue.  The purpose of the delegation was  defined by the Rev. Owen Bulkeley,  the spokesman, who claimed to speak  as a representative of the residents of  South Hill, who were strongly opposed to the establishment of a,pool room  in that section. The deputation wished to know if the license had been  granted whether it had been legally  so granted and whether the documents  applied to the present building on Fraser avenue only and were not applicable to additions or alterations.  In reply the Reeve, Mr. Pound, was  able to reassure the delogafaon as to  the proper legal methods having been  adopted in granting the license in question and he stated that unless charges  were laid proving that the licensee  was unfit to.conduct the business of  this kind he failed to see how the  Council could meet their wishes, so  long as the requirements of the law  were complied with. The license holder had arranged to erect a building  in accordance with the requirements  of their building inspector and in every  regard the deputation was too late.  The Reeve instructed that in future  notices of protests be given in time  to enable due consideration of the  matter before the meeting.  The B. C. Telephone Company were  represented by a gentleman who placed before the Council certain plans regarding the erection of poles for the  company's service,- but Councillor  Burgess having remarked as to the  Company's previous-neglect-in- regard  to similar undertakings this matter  was submitted to the Board of Works.  Engineer Mr. Morrison and his assistant, Mr. Royston, both handed in  their resignations at the last Council  meeting and same were accepted.  Active steps to cope with the position were at pncei taken by the council  and Messrs. Cleveland and Cameron.  the well known engineers were appoint  ed to supervise the department. Mr.  Cooper, who was formerly in the City  engineer's department has been deputed by Messrs. Cleveland & Cameron to  undertake South Vancouver work, and  in his able charge some of the difficulties and tangles have already shown  signs of speedy solution.  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street -      ft  Phone Fairmont 447  i  ������������������������������������������������������  Collingwood East had a public meeting last Tuesday with a view to forming a volunteer Fire Brigade. The  meeting was held in No. 1 Flre,, Hall  with Councillor Toderick in the chair  whilst Chief Jordan was also present  to address and encourage the aspir-  antsfor extinguishing honors.  It was decided to recommend the  council to offer a monetary reward to  the first team to arrive at any fire, and  whilst the Central Park Band discoursed music of a suitable nature to the  occasion, the members were elected as  follows:  Messrs. Wright, Clarke, Lloyd, Gran,  Lanford, Paterson, Perts, Merritt,-Mul-  holland7 Gilron, Taylor, Appleby and  Trevail.  On Tuesday evening last week, the  first of a series of fortnightly home  socials was held by kind permission of  Mrs. Buker at her residence on Angus  Road. Mr. and Mrs. J. Campbell also  lending their rooms for that purpose.  These social and musical evenings  have been organized for the purpose  of raising money to buy a piano for  use in the new St. Mary's Parish Hall,  now in course of erection.. Many members of St. Mary's Church contributed  to the evening's entertainment. Mrs.  Jacquot and Miss Buker being specially solicitous that all should be pleased.   7  The next home-social will;be at Mrs.  'Campbell's, Fourth Street, on .Tuesday evening, October 17th.  On Sunday next, October 15, the Harvest Festival will be held at St. Mary's  Church, and the Rev. C. C. Owen, Rector of Christ Church, will be the  preacher in the evening. There will be  two celebrations of the Holy Communion at 8 and 12 o'clock respectively.  The St. Mary's "Quarterly Parish  NoteB" are now ready, and may be obtained at Mr. Northey's store. In order to pay for the 250 chairs for the  Parish Hall it is suggested that members of the congregation should kindly  contribute^ the cost (50 cents each) for  one or more of them.  GRANDVIEW GLEANINGS  Next Sunday evening the Grandview  Methodist Church Choir will render a  special musical program. Two anthems  will be sung, namely "Peace I leave  Unto You," and Hark, Hark my Soul,"  the solos being taken by Mr. Thomas  and Mrs. Alderson.  The choir will number close upon  forty voices so that some excellent  renditions may be looked for. A quartette composed of Mrs. Harrison, Mrs.  Swindell, Mr. Humphreys and Mr.  Swindell will sing "One Sweetly Solemn Thought."  " The Rev. Prof. Heatherington, Principal of Columbian College, will preach  an education sermon at the morning  service and the Rev. Mr. Stillnian will  officiate in the evening. Strangers will  be heartily welcome, at both services.  The.) Grandview Church Choir are  asked to attend practice Thursday  owing to Friday being taken up by the  W. C. T. U. medal contest.  A grand concert will be given at the  Grandview Methodist Church on Monday evening'/ A galaxy of talent has  been secured, Messrs. E. T; Jones, J.  Hebron, W. Thomas and other well-  known Welsh vocalists will be present.  A male chorus of 35 voices will attend and render a number of selections.  Professor E. Odium has submitted  an offer to the city council of four  one-half acres of land at the northeastern corner of Trout Lake for $30,-  000. to be cleared and made into a civic  park. ��������� . \.  Miss N.xWilson of Winnipeg, Man., is  a guest of her aunt Mrs. C. E. Wilson,  1606 Eleventh Avenue East.  The Manitoba Hardware, 1714-1716  Park Drive continues to draw trade  from a large area.  The Ladies Aid of the Grandview  Methodist Church held ita monthly  meeting on Thursday, October 12. The  meeting which is usually held the first  Thursday of each month was held a  week late on account of the absence  of the President.  St. Mary's Vicarage,  South Hill, Vancouver, B. C,  October 9,1911.  Dear Sir:���������  I should be glad if your paper would  take up the case of the recent granting  of a license for a Pool Room on Fraser  Ave. near Ferris Road, which has excited a good deal of attention in this  neighborhood. We who formed the deputation who waited on the Council  with a protest last Tuesday evening  were told we were too late as the licence had been granted.  But the facts of the case are as follows which we did not then know):  On the Saturday evening previous,  a letter was written to the Licensing  Commission, who is the Chief of Police,  asking him not to issue a license until a formal protest had heen made  against- it,- and -that - letter -was placed  in the Municipal Hall letter box on the  Sunday morning; on the Monday morning the applicant for the licence called  early at the Municipal hall, because he  had heard his application would be  opposed; and before the Licensing  Commissioner arrived and could attend to his correspondence the* license  had been handed over by a clerk, and  then, when the Chief of Police got the  letter he found the license had already  been given. One supposes his signature had been attached to various  licenses for convenience sake.  By this it will be seen that a letter  was actually lying all Sunday in the  Municipal HaU, requesting delay in  granting this license so that our protest was not too late at all.  We hold, therefore, that the Chief of  Police, knowing the opposition there  is, is at liberty now to revoke the license.  Yours truly, 7  OWEN BULKELEY^  A splendid road from Vancouver to  New Westminster has been clearly  designated for motorists and all travellers. This road leads along Victoria  Drive and McKendry Road, one block  north of Westminster Road and then  follow the signs.  Miss Katie Baird of Toronto is visiting Mrs. George Hale, Union Street,  Grandview.  Mr. Sinclair, proprietor of the Buffalo  Grocery on Park Drive and Fourteenth  avenue, has' the faculty of running his  business to suit the people. ~    ,  The death occurred on Friday of  Mr. John Bryson at the residence of  his son-in-law, Mr. James Armstrong  if Fifty-first avenue, South Vancouver.  The funeral took place on Monday  from the residence at 2 p.m., the Rev.  M. Snyder officiating.  Two very successful services marked the opening of St. David's Church  The next regular meeting of the  Mount Pleasant Methodist Auxiliary  of the Woman's Missionary society  will take place, on Tuesday afternoon,  17th inst., at three o'clock in the ladies' parlor of the church. A round  table talk on the subject of systematic and proportionate giving will be  the prominent feature of the afternoon's program. A large attendance  will add to. the interest. '_��������� Come and  bring one.  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church  11:00 a.m.���������Mr. White of Eburne will  preach.  2:30 p.m.���������Sunday School and   Bible  Class.  7:30 p.m.���������"Word of    Words,"    etc.,  pastor will, preach.  October 31st, Hallowe'en social. Lots  of fun.   Everybody come.  The Grandview cars seem to have  an evil genius on Tuesday morning,'a  car slipped off the track at the corner ofPark Drive and Broadway delaying traffic for quite a while when  everyone was in a hurry to get to work.  Rev. Bunting Johnson of-Venables  street-officiated at the wedding-of-Mr.  David Whitton and Mrs. Lilgenberg,  1155 Fifteenth avenue east.  Vernon Aldrich of Fergus Falls,  Minn., was run over and instantly killed last Saturday evening, at the corner  of Park Drive, and 14th Avenue by an  ihterurban car. He alighted from a  Grandview car and attempted to cjoss  the track behind the car, failing to observe the tram Rapidly approaching on  the incoming track. The car struck  him throwing him down in front of the  fender which failed to pick him up but  allowed him to pass under, immediately in the path of the murderous wheels  which literally cut the victim in pieces.  Dr., Story living nearby was called and  pronounced life extinct. The body was  removed to Senter & Hannae undertaking parlors. Mr. Aldrich who was  18 years of ago had been in Vancouver  only three week's and was visiting at  1551 Fourteenth avenue.*  Miss Rachel Mahan, of Portland, Oregon, was untied iii marriage to Mr.  Fred B. Eaton, of the same city last  week at the home of Rev. B. Johnston,  1244 Venables street Mr. and Mrs.  Eaton will return to Oregon to reside.  The steel bridge over the G. Ni. R.  cut on. Park Drive is almost completed  and will doubtless prove a source of  Convenience to the citizens of Grand-  view as well as presenting a much  better appearance than the old one and  is certainly much safer.  The Grandview park on Victoria  Drive has been planted with grass, a  self-evident fact. Probably next spring  it will be a landmark for beauty and  social gatherings in this vicinity.  Trinity Methodist Church pulpit is  being supplied by prominent city pastors and laymen in the absence of the  pastor Rev. Al M. Sanford.  38TH AVENUE, NEAR FRASER���������5-  room cottage bungalow; every modern convenience; just finished; full  lot and on easy terras for $550 cash,  balance $75 per quarter.  24TH AVENUE, NEAR FRASER���������8-  room house, fully modern, with basement and furnace; lot lies high. This  house is inside of city limits. $309  cash, balance as rent.  BODWELL AND FRASER���������$300 cash  and $30 per month will purchase a  dandy 5-room bungalow, with ali  modern conveniences, except furnaces. You can have your choice of  two; full lots, 33xl20.ft. Remember  the price is only $2500; $300 cash.  See us about these.  36TH AVENUE, NEAR MAIN���������5-room  bungalow, with full size basement;  full lot, 39x100ft. to lane; lot is  fenced; chicken house and barn for  horse. Price $2500; $300 cash, balance arranged. Will trade for good  building lot. ;  WILSON.*D., NEAR MAIN ST.���������30ft  double frontage, with 5-room strictly  modern bungalow; basement, laun-  ������������������ dry trays and furnace. Room for a  fine home on Wilson Road. Priee  is only $3550; $400 cash, balanee  arranged.   Will trade for a lot.  16TH AVENUE, NEAR MAIN-A awe 11  5-room, 2-story cottage, fu..y modern,  with furnace and laundry trays.   Re-  ; member it is 16th Avenue, near 3  carlines. Price $3100; $400 cash,  balance arranged to suit purchaser.  JOHN ST., NEAR 25TH AVE.���������One  of the finest 5-room bungalows ta  South Vancouver; reception ball and  . parlor are papered with leatherette  paper, parlor and dining room have  beamed ceilings, with lights on the  earns, besides two swell chandeliers; fireplace in the dining room,  which ia burlapped; bedrooms and  bath are separated from the rest  of the house by a hall. Pew bungalows have them. Full-sized basement with furnace and trays; lot  33x129ft. This is cheat) at $3500.  with only $500 cash. Come early for  this one.  1300 CASH���������5-room bungalow, nnr  Main Street; 2 bedrooms, full stee  basementTfull lot, 33x100ft., to lane;  lot is fenced; chicken house and  barn for horse. Price $2500; $309  cash, $25 per month, principal and  interest.   This is good.  $300 CASH���������6-room house, half block  from FraBer carline; fully modern,  '  with basement and furnace;  lot* is  .   high and you have a fine view.  This  house is worth seeing, and It is in-  side of city- limits.  $300 CASH and $28 per month will dispose of your landlord and you ean  own your own 5-room bungalow, near-  Bodwell Road and Fraser Avenue.  It is modern, except furnace; bas a  nice fireplace. _��������� You can have your  .choice of two just about completed;  full lots. 33x120ft.  $400 CASH���������30ft. frontage on Wilson <  Road, near Main Street; 5-room,  strictly modern bungalow; basement,  furnace, laundry trays. You" can  build another house on back of lot  facing the other street or sell the  - ground. Price is only $3550; $400  cash and $400 every six months.  Look this up. '  _$400 CASH wijljiandle a_Bweli_5*ooro_  2-story cottage oh John Street; fully  modern, with furnace and trays; a  short distance from 3 carlines. Price  $3100; $400 cash, balance arranged.  You must hurry for this one.  $500 CASH payment will handle a fine  5-room bungalow on John, near 25th;  corner lot. The house is fully modern,  with every   convenience;   full-'',  . slzedTmsement. Price $3200; $500  cash, and $25 per month. Come in  and let us show you this one.  $500 ���������"'" CASH���������4-room bungalow on  Sophia Street, inside of King; Edward  Avenue; full basement, 2 bedrooms,  bath and toilet. Price 1)2300; $500  cash, $25 per month.    You can buy  :   the furniture if you wish.  CASH   MAKES   CASH   PAY-  ment on swell five-room bunga- i\  low on  Eleventh avenue,  corner lot, ;|  41 by 66.   This Is a modern home with  basement, furnace, -replace, panelled  dining-room and built-in buffet.   Price |  $3850; $750 cash, balance arranged to  suit you.   This sounds goods and it is,  good.  $1500  CASH WILL HANDLE A  . six-room modern house on  Seventh Avenue East with  40x122ft.  lot to lane.   Barn on rear of lot; will  house four horses.   The price is $4500;'  $1500 cash, balance 6,  12,  18.    This,,  price holds good for a few days only.']  CASH     PAYMENT     PURt  chases a 40x66ft. corner on'^  Eleventh  Avenue  East.    There is  a  fine  five-room,  two-story  house  withH  basement, furnace and laundry trays, J  stone foundation;   built    about    two"  years.   Price is cut for a few days to  S4200:   $1200  cash,  balance arranged  to suit.  $750  $1200  & CO.  2343 Main Street

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