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 ��������� v t-r  . -   v  -*     J -I  VOLUME III  EWSSE  H. H. Stevens, M.P., EDiTOR-in-Chief  VA\COUVSP, British Columbia,  NOVEMBER 24, 191].  ^rXmmTczj^3mi^7^^^a^Ji3^^^ ^^^jvv^3rzr.zr3Kro;sE:  No: 29  ISmaU Talk-Great Injustice  Prof. E. Odium, M.A.. B.S.  >Laigi?jCAma.!im-rrrgjyCTrjj i -    ' 111 ��������� ��������� , i1���������i i) iL ju  ������������������*������������������������*���������������   *���������  Mon are in the habit ot findipg f;iult with the  [weather,  with the  streets,  the  severs,  the  city  [council, the government, aud all else in bight, so  iTiuich so that il is a wonder I hey are able, to speak  well ol' any person, place or thing,   Much ol' the  ������U'rumbling- is just so much idle talk, aud is not  JVeally intended to be taken seriously.    And'yet  Jjknueli damage is done thereby.  An illustration may be helpful to get an idea  lout of my head, an idea that has been struggling  for utterance for some time.  Here. then, is'the illustration.    Men. many of  llhem. are now grumbling because there is no provision for the erection of a new city hall.    They  are. in sonic cases, talking against tht! mayor.   And  It hey blame him because in two years he has not  firianaged to have a suitable hull constructed.   In  |lhis they do him an  injustice.    Those who keep  [close tab ou civic matters know that Mayor Tay-  }lor did his best to have an up-to-date steel structure built upon the present site.   He was not supported.   Nay, his efforts were opposed and he was  luitvoted.     Hence,   those   who  talk   against  the  ['oayor on this score do him an injustice. ',  Again, other men who are desirous of seeing  .roper accommodation iu the shape of a city hall.  (dame Alderman Ramsay for not doing more in  )his direction.   lie is and has been chairman of  jnance. and he should have been the first to move  the  direction of finding the money for this  [uuch needed building.   All agree that the present  ^ne is a disgrace.  However, here again there is condemnation un-  Inerited. It is a fact that Alderman Ramsay did,  Ivith his usual vigor, make au attempt to get  "mder way the machinery for providing a hrfge  id suitable hall for civic purposes. He, as in the  )ther case, found positive opposition, and felt  [preed to let the matter drop for a time at least.  I have given two illustrations. Here follows  ie idea above referred to. Either carelessly, or  morantly, or of set purpose, onr publie men are  jo often most unjustly and cruelly, misrepre-  ented.  ) The most faithful of our public-spirited men are  times driven from office, and are forced to let  lie larger affairs of public weal go neglected, just  lecause many eminent citizens purposely or  thoughtlessly misrepresent them, even while they  Lre rendering splendid service.  This misrepresentation goes on in all directions.  Te differ on small matters, and talk of our differ-  ^ccs until' the mole-hill becomes ji mountain,  ten the tongues wag and bite and slander. Men  io differ in public matters, too often make the  ffferences personal, and-a quarrel ensues. We  L*ea thoughtless and heartless lot. At times I  inclined to think that Ave Anglo-Saxons are  worst kind of grumblers, y  kVe do not in our hearts try to hurt and cause  Kn, but nevertheless we do this very thing, and  J do it often.  FA kindly spirit in criticism, yea. even jn our  [dinary grumbling, would be of great advantage,  hill of us who have tlie fault-finding disease.  C^/feg^ogd  -Rapidly Growing Business and Residential In-  Iterurbaa Town, Midway Between Vancouver  ad New Westminsttr, on the B. 0. E. Railway,  ftth Several Flourishing Business Houses in  rarious lanes.  iAILEY, TELFORD & CO., ITO,, one of Van-  buyer's leading Realty concerns, located at 317  'ider Street West, conduct tho '' pioneer V real  late office in Collingwood East, in handsome  jces *>n Joyce street. Mr. C. Bailey is the en-  fprising manager of this office, which he opened  six years ago, and has continued in charge  Ifer since.   The concern makes, a specialty of real  kite and financing deals, making    collections,  Ins, renting houses, buying up agreements, hand-  rg estates, and, in fact, a general brokerage bus-  Ijss.    For information on lots, homes, acreage,  ins, etc., call at either the above mentioned of-  6s of this progressive and substantial realty cou-  rn.   The head office handles Hastings Townsite  |s ���������and Vancouver properties generally.   Their  me at Collingwood East is Collingwood 8, and  'Vancouver it is Seymour 5294.    No concern  l%ating here has worked more faithfully   or  JiMer than Bailey, Telford & Co., Ltd., to spread  good news and opportunities for investments  homes hereabouts and as we record brief  ^ntion of the leading business men who have  led lustre to the annals of Collingwood's his-  V, we take pleasure in referring very cordially  \l at some length to the aboye named real estate  filers, and especially to our own popular manag-  fand resident, Mr. C. Bailey, and also his corps  "assistants.    They are bureaus of information  j investments and will deem it a pleasure   to  [>w prospective customers what they have in  fir line. a  J.HE MARITIME TRUST CO., LTD., at Colling-. _  id East, under the management of J. B. Appleby  Iduet a flourishing branch real'estate office. They  Idle estates, make loans, write life, fire, and acci-  Vt iiisurance policies, and deal in real estate  lierally. The business has been well established  provided with an excellent office equipped  |h-safety deposit boxes for deeds, and other  (Continued Page 5)  NEW SPEAKER AT 01 TAW A  A Continental Sabbath  jrxat.xrs.sixs:.  I  Tlie first official act of tlie new parliament at Ottawa was the election of speaker.  Tlio members had been sworn in at noon on the J Sth November, and at three  o'clock were called to the Senate chamber, whe-ve the nana I formal proclamations  were read and the Coinmous were directed to elect a speaker, which they proceeded  at once to do in the Commons' chamber.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier was greeted with hearty cheers from the Opposition  benches when he entered, shortly after which tbe Premier-elect, Hon. R. L. Borden, entered amid a great burst of applause, whicii lasted for some minutes. Immediately he rose and in a brief speech proposed the name of T. S. Sproule as  speaker of the House, seconded by Hon. Geo. Foster.  hi making the nomination, the Hon. Premier referred to the long service of  j\Ir. Sproule, whom, he said, had been a member of the .House almost continuously  since Confederation. lie also spoke of his special ability because of his universal  recognition as an authority on rules and because of his high character and eminent  fairness as a man. At the conclusion of this brief introductory speech, the clerk  read the motion, when Sir Wilfrid Laurier rose and during a speech which was  remarkable ony for its bitter sarcasm, succeeded in-accelerating the rapidly growing antipathy with which he has been viewed in recent years.  After stating that he had no objection to Dr. Sproule nor to the remarks of  the Premier regarding him, he proceeded to criticize the procedure of electing a  new speaker, claiming that a speaker should remain in office for life. "To'this no  one particularly objected, viewing it onlv as an opinion, but then.the Hon. gentleman proceeded to stir up racial and religious objection to Dr. Sproule, of whom a  moment before he had said he had the highest regard. Sir Wilfrid said he was  surprised that the government, especially the Catholic members of it, should have  chosen a man of whom the Nationalist papers of Quebec had said such hard things.  He sought to raise the race feelings and religious differences of the members. In  this, however, he signally failed. The French-Canadian members almost unanimously deprecating this unwise and unkind attack.  To the credit of the members from Quebec it must be said that they showed no  sign of* sympathy with Sir Wilfrid in this respect, but seemed wholly" desirous of  dealing with the matter in a magnanimous and patriotic spirit.  Mr. Borden briefly replied, and aptly summed up Sir Wilfrid's speech as  "sentiments unworthy of the gentleman who uttered them," whicii remark was  greeted with thunderous applause, "and,", added the Premier, "if any member  objects to the election of Dr. Sproule he now lias the opportunity of saying so."  This closed the incident, and Dr. Sproule was inducted in his new office amid a  burst of applause from members of both races and creeds.  It was clearly apparent that Sir Wilfrid Laurier utterly failed in his subtle  and veiled attempt to introduce discord in the ranks of the government. Itsis possible that this is an intimation of the line of attack of Sir Wilfrid upon the government, and that he will .endeavor to introduce suggestions of this kind and again  win back the allegiance of Quebec. His next step will likely be by the introduction  of an amendment to the speech from the throne, when it is expected he will make a  motion on the navy question, by whieh it is intended if possible to rouse the opposition of the French-Canadian Conservatives. There is no doubt, however, but  that.it will-be .equally unsuccessful, as his attack on Dr.���������������������������Sproule, as the Quebec  members seem to have every confidence in the government, and exhibit far. less  anxiety than .they did when Sir Wilfrid was Premier.  ?  ��������� ������������������������!<���������   ������.������"������-������������������.������.���������>"���������������~  ^-������4^^.4^^4.M.������4������4"4"4'*.  ............ ... ������ ^.+-..+-++^.....���������...���������., ���������������,....������,.. .������. ������..������.<..������.^-<|..������-���������������^������.^M<������������M������.^..t.^-������^M������.,.  From the Ottawa Journal  LAMENT OF THE EX-PREMIER. THE PREMIER SPEAKS.  ~        ~~'��������� ���������       After���������A Long Piece After���������"The May Queen"  With the Usual Apologies to the Author of the    ;y-      y ':,'   ���������  "Lament of the Irish Emigrant."  _ .   ���������/_ By Saxon North. _ yl   L7,    7    :1 7 _^  By Saxon North.  Sir "Wilfrid Laurier Writes:  I'm sitting at the desk. Muloek  Where side by side we sat,  Before the days of 'ninety-six,  When our side went to bat. .  The boys are here from far and near,  And there's jobs to fill, galore  But Borden's at the bat, Muloek  And we are there no more.  ��������� The House is rather changed, Muloek  Sir Freddy's left at home,  And Fielding's down at Halifax, u  And Sydney's back in Brome;  And something hit Mackenzie King,  Our hope, our joy, our pride,  I 've been through quite a lot, Muloek  Since you were by my side.  The Hoodoo's still at work, Muloek,  In the ones it wouldn't take,  For Oliver came back pf course, '���������  Lemieux. we couldn't shake.  And Pugsley's goose was almost cooked,  And I prayed with might and main;  But the hoodoo's still at work, Muloek  -And Bill's on deck again. " .    ...  I'm sitting at the desk," Muloek  Where I hoped I'd ne'er return  And I keep an eye ou R. L. B.  Who has patronage to burn.  They say there's jobs and work for all  And the boys are pleased as punch,  For the wait was long and weary, Muloek,  And they've got a hungry bunch.  \.. ���������   .'  I'm rather lonely now, Muloek  For the friends I had galore,  For Tom. and Van, and Bill and Dan  They visit me, no more,  For the landslide lies between us, Muloek  And they've given me the mit,  And the cold, lean years are here, Muloek  When it's tough to be a Grit.  Ottawa.. Xov. 15th, 1911. iji  Mr. Borden Writes : ,  If you're waking, call me early, call me early,  Perlcy, do;        ' ' <>  We're up against-it now-for keeps, we're in a  frightful stew,  I must be on the job Perley, they'll start to-come  by .seven'  There's eighteen  thousand applicants,  and jobs  to fill, eleven. =  There's the butcher, and the baker, and the men  who sell me food,  There's the iceman, and the sexton, and the man  who brings the wood,  There's the Swede who minds my furnace, and  the man who sells me hay.  They all want jobs upon the Hill, at-seven bucks  a" day.      ;  There's the waiter, and the grocer, and the boy  who shines my boots.  There's the jeweller, and the plumber,'and  the  man who makes my suits.  There's my barber, and my druggist, and the chap  who brings the mail.  And nine and ninetv other'men acamping on mv  trail. ,  I fiind them-in. the garden, and they hail me on"  the street,  They're waiting in my office,���������and they've filled  the place complete.  They camp on my verandah���������my appearance  is  their cue���������  And sometimes when I go to church, they trail me  to my pew.  If you're waking, call me early, call me early,  Perley, do  Tomorrow'11 be the worst day yet of all that I've  gone through,  Of all that I've gone through, Perley, the saddest,  sorriest day, - -  Is there any wonder, Perley, that my locks are  'turnmcr gravf  Ottawa, Nov. 17th. 1911.  .���������������;?  Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.S.'  Perhaps the simplest way to define the "Continental Sabbath" is to say it is au unkept, dishonored day.. As one travels oyer Europe he finds  many interesting things,- and amongst them he  discovers that the Sabbath Day is lost. "Why this  is n fact mieht be hard to explain, but it is a fact  that the majority of Continental nations do not  give'very much consideration to this day, more  than to other days of the week.  Tn the British Empire and the United States,  the Sabbath Day is kept, by law at least, as a holy  day.  There can be no,gainsaying the statement that  in Vancouver tho men who keep open shop, and  defy the law of the Lord in relation tb one of the  most important commandments, are the men from  Europe in general. They are foreigners for the  most part at that. And strangely enough they  are chiefly from South Europe.  It is time these men had such a lesson that they .  will be apt to remember that they are in Canada,  in a land that in the main delights to honor God's  Day of Rest. Personally, I-am greatly pleased  that the Attorney-General has turned his atten-  tion to this matter in a concrete way. He has in  the past few years made a name for himself along  certain definite lines. One of these is this: What  he decides to do, he undertakes to do well and to  do fearlessly. This has stood him in good steady  and is bound to help him,in the future. . N  Our citizens, the vast majority, desire a quiet  Sabbath, and to mark their gratitude to the Almighty for His many blessings of a national and  personal character. Besides, they owe it to their  children, that the God of Heaven and the Father  of man should he recognized Jin the concerns of  life. Hence they desire and demand a holy and  honored Sabbath. ''  This is.exactly what the Lord's Day Alliance is  aiming at, backed up by all tlie best elements of  the community. Hence, as we see that the Attorney-General of British Columbia is placing the  machinery within the reach of those who would  use it to keep the Sabbath, so far as closed shops  are concerned, we are delighted.  Let the law-breakers find that the Christian and  God-honoring majority rule in this and other matters, and we. will have a more upright nation,  better honTes, and iv more delightful community  in'which to live and in which to raise our children.  However, it is a cause, of concern to see men for  the sake of money or fame, or both, joining hands  with these Sabbath-breaking, rude Continentals to  defy the authorities, and to condemn .the'.laws of  the laud.7 Mild words arenot-strong, enough to  show how these men should be despised. By their  aid the British law. which has been the pillar of ���������  national safety, is bedaubed and belittled so far  as to lead these foreigners from Europe to imagine  that our people are but the tools and followers  of the' cleverest and most unprincipled lawyers.  I would be glad to know which man is the more  ^despi.cabl"er1the^m'an=wh'o~bre'alvs~a^iaw���������anid="com-���������  mits a crime, or the man who shields him, doing  so for money or fame, or both. The Continental '  who is enabled to break the Sabbath D.*iy and defy  the good sense of the citizens of Vancouver by the  alone means of a clever lawyer's interference and  aid. may for ������the moment gladly pay his legal  abettor, but, in his heart he'must despise him as  all honest, upright citizens undoubtedly do. <-  Let me put two kinds of men before the reader  One is a coarse, ignorant, uncultured man, and  at times brutal. Hejsommits ,-i crime, or at'least  wilfully breaks the laws of the ,land. The other  is a college-trained, cultured, polished man. He  is specially posted on the best writers of law and  eciuity. He sees the other daily, and of set purpose, breaking the"well-known.laws, for the sake  Of gain, lie sees that man brought before the.  court for punishment, and at once gives his best  assistance'-to" protect the law-breaker, and to enable him to continue to despise the laws of the  country. Now, I ask a plain question.- Which  man is the more .despicable? Both arc at the  same kind of work. One is the first transgressor,  and the other conies along and protects him ,in  his evil course.  Both are despising and belittling the laws, and'  both, are doing it for the sake of gain.   One'does  it for gain only, but the other aims at money and  notoreity, or fame.   He would pose as a great  criminal lawyer.  I wonder how-many noted criminal lawyers are  legal criminals. The good sense of the community  and the indignation of al! who stand for righteousness in.the nation should make it so hot for these  accomplices that they will not readily rush to the  help of every scoundrel who boldly defies all the  best-elements and laws of a people and nation^  We thank; the Attorney-General for giving \;s  a chance to shut up the shops of those who Ii ave  no regard for that which is 'most sacred to our  people. Our laws despised, what have we? Why  only a parody of law, such as obtains in the  States. Soon every man wouid be forced to carry  a revolver, as judges, preachers and thieves do in  America. Let us make these men shut up shop  on the Sabbath, and thus far a gain is made towards a better and more righteous condition; of  all concerned.  j v7  ' '��������� v .>;  ; . ������>;��������� 2  THE WESTERN CALL.  F  ������  1 li  ft  ************'M?tt-^^������irtrt^"i'?rTrir  *  *  *  *****************"trWri~v^r'ir'irv  *  *  *  *  *  For Rent=^Warehouse  50x50 ft. on lot ^0x120 to lane. Well  located: trackage convenient. 28 Front  Street, East. " Building in excellent  condition.     Apply,  Belyea & Son  1555 MAIN STREET   dl5 .TEL... Fairmont 9s3  INLAND   NAVIGATORS   SEEK  ERNMENT  AID. '  GOV-  Water so Low in Canals this Season  ������������������ that Thousands of Dollars Have  Been Lost���������Minister of Public  Works Promises Relief���������St. Lawrence Route Must be Protected at  all Costs-1���������The Female Wage-Earner  ������������������Pennies are popular.  ^j^>^;-^^-^^M;.^.^^^^^^-^������^~i~i~i������<~i~i^   **************************  A******^*****x.************** **************************  I      ^ I  I SPECIAL SALE, Wednesday, Nov. 22 %  % ALL DAY. ������������������:���������''���������'  From 5c up per single roll.  BURLAPS AND LEATHERETTES  J. W. BERESFORD  1725 Park Drive -     nV    Phone Sey. 8785  ���������ill 11 111 1t1 |..iMM..l..M"l"M"M"t".V   **<l I 111 lit 1'M'I'H-H I VI V****  9,l,*l,*l**l*******.l,********* **************************  SSSJF     THE DON     ^cST^In '  510 The Convenient Store <& SALTERj  No Fuss or Palaver, but Strict Attention to Business and a Quick Service  High^ Ola��������� Ohooplatom, Oandles aria Tahle Fruits  Ask to see our XMAS POST CARDS from ISO a  doz.; and buy in good time for Old Country Postage.  Milk. Cream, Buttermilk and Butter Fresh Daily.  Agents for Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery.  M. B.-Hot Winter Drink* Mow Served.  '4  *  26-48 MAIM STR. Clone to 11th Ave.  **************************   *****>i^*******************  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  **************************  THE HOUSE OF WALLPAPER  Phone: Fairmont 1243  CAL v O - TINT i  Of all Colors  Guarantee! the Finest Wall Finish in British Columbia  Large Stock of Wall Paper  : Now. Fairmont 1243   A. ROSS,   146 Broadway, East  ���������������>��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������#*������*���������������������������������������>������  Montreal, Nov. 24.���������The silent approach of winter has caught���������to use  a vulgar expression���������the inland navigation companies by the short hair,  and this through no fault of their own.  The season has been a" dry one and  the water has been low, so low in fact  that this autumn has seen the fleets  entering the canals with greatly reduced cargoes and at unusually low  speed. The result is that tons of  freight which should have reached  tidewater long ere this is still on the  docks at the lake ports awaiting transportation. Now, it will either have to  come by rail, a very expensive prp-  cedure, or lie up for the balmy spring  of 1912. Thousands upon thousands  of dollars have been lost as a-result;  and, unfortunately, the loss burns  doubly in for it might have been prevented.  It is said that unfavorable winds and  the dry summer are responsible for  the low depth of water. This, to a  certain extent, is true. There is another reason, however, in the various  power developments which have  sprung up along the river. These companies becoming greedier and greedier ��������� as the years ,go by, drain the  waters from the St. Lawrence to turn  their wheels and it has now become  apparent that they are taking so much  that the levels of the channels are  becoming affected. And not content  with what they already have, some of  the promotors of these power schemes  are asking the Government to he allowed to divert more.  The Old Government was almost  reckless in giving away these concessions, but with the arrival of the Hon.  P. D. Monk as head of the Public  Works Department a change is about  to take place. While in opposition to  the detriment of navigation and now  that he sits at the trigger himself At  it evident that the old'policy is about  to be blown tb smithereens much to  the advantage of the Dominion. Navigation interests are paramount on the  St. Lawrence, he says, and navigation  interest will have top call, first, las,  and all the time while he is at the  helm.  would.be necessary to give the income.  You have only to write (postage free)  to the Superintendent of Canadian  Government Annuities, Ottawa, to obtain full information- in regard to this  provident scheme:"7  PENNIES ARE  POPULAR.  THE WESTERN CAI.Z..  Issued every Friday at 240S Westminster Road, one-hall" block north of Broadway.    Phone 'Fairmont   1140.  Editor,  H.  A. Odium.  H: Stevens; Manager, Geo  CHOICE  Groceries, Hay and Feet)  Tty our special 40c Tea, 3 lbs. for $1.00; or call  * and get a Free Sample.  St eg a nfs Grocery  ^ Cor. Fraser and Rosenfrurg  4* ** * * ** **** *************-l-Oi  While the banks of this city regard  the shipment of currency to western  points as a regular feature of their  business at this season of the year  when the crops begin to move, there  is one phase of this annual westward  movement that is new and surprising  to the bankers. This is tlie demand  for pennies that has come from many  western7; points -where copper coin  heretofore has been regarded with disfavor and has been "practically unused., More than 10,000,000 pennies  have been started on , westward  travels within the past few weeks, and  it is said that the demand continues  unabated. The generally accepted explanation of this development among  the bankers here is that the rising  cost of living is causing many families  to scrutinize the outgo of small coins  more carefully than formerly and that  the extension of department stores  with their odd figure prices has also  contributed to the wider use of the  small coins. Montreal is said to be  the greatest user of pennies in the  country and to require about 100,-  000,000 of- these coins for ordinary  uses. The number in circulation is  greatest around the holiday season  and low ebb is reached in midsummer  when millions of pennies are stacked  up in the'banks and sub-treasuries^  Subscription: $1.00 per year, 50 cents  per six months; 25 cents per ;three  months. ���������   .  Changes of ads. must be In by Tuesday evening ea<jh week to-insure insertion in following Issue. '��������� V  "~              '-....-. ,:   .  Notices   of    births,   deaths   and   marriages inserted free of charge.  Dr. W. McBride  Physician and Surgeon  Office and  Residence  46th Avenue  Near Fraser  NOTICE  TO   CREDITORS.  TAKE  XOTICE  that  Frederick Wills, -  Painter,  441  Hastings  Street East, Vancouver, B. C, on the 19th day of October  assigned   all   his   estate 'of   R.   L.   Mait-  land.   Clerk,   415   Winch.  Building," Van-,  couver,   B. 'C.,- for ������������������the   benefit    of   hisi.l  creditors. '..'���������. '. ���������' '������������������'���������-.���������  ���������    A meeting of creditors will beheld at i  415   Winch   Building.   Vancouver,   B.   C.,  on the 7th day of: November,  1911, at 51  o'clock in the afternoon.  Creditors are requested to send , ini  their claims duly verified to the :Assig-"  nee, 415 Winch Building,. Vancouver, on  or before the 1st day of December, 1911,/  and the Assignee will.. then proceed to  distribute the estate, having regard only (  to claims filed. 7.  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THE WESTERN CALL.
THE
Louis
Tracy
Copyright  by McLeod St Allen.
The Falcon was now chartered by
ipress-men, so the civilian on the offi-
Icial boat was evidently a person of
Iconsequence.   Indeed, Brand imagined
oatnelt, to upbraid"itifBfeadfasirness
irltb spoken curses or unrestrained
.ears. The sanctuary of one day was
jecoming the tomb of the next. No
onger was there competition to look
it land or sea from the open windows.
Sverywhere was settling down a pall
>f blank, horrible Bilence and suspi-
:ion.
Even Constance yielded to the com-
non terror once when the men of the
watch escorted the bearer of a tray-
oad of provisions to the occupants of
:he coal-cellar.
"Enid," she whispered, "did you see
:he light in their eyes? What is it?
Does hunger look that way?"
"It must be so, yet it is almost unbelievable. They are far removed from
real starvation."
"One would think so. But it is so
aard to realize things beforehand.
A.nd they have nothing to do. They are
brooding all the time. We are slaves
it our imagination. Many a sick person is allowed to eat far less than
these men have been given, and the
"It matt have "been sometEing"lIke
that. I vT&s only six years old at the
time. My uncle lost his wife and
child, too, when the Esmeralda we.nt
down. It nearly killed him. I never
bought he would marry again, but I
guppose he's tired of being alone."
"Probably. By the way, new that
you mention it, Mrs. Vansittart wished to see me yesterday. I "could no*
spare a moment so T sent her a civil
message. She told Constance that she
thought she knew me.'"
"Hardly likely," smiled Pyne, "if
you have passed nearly the whole of
your life in lighthouses."
"I did not quite mean to convey that
impression. I knew a man of her late
husband's name,'many years ago."
"She is a nice woman in some
ways," said Pyne reflectively. "Not
quite my sort, perhaps, but a lady all
find Brand;trimming the spare lamp.
"Not to-night," said Brand.
"Why not? Hell may break loose
at any moment downstairs."
"What has occurred? I heard something of a 4 dispute when the watch
mustered aUeiglit o'clock."
- "Things are worse now. One of the
men found j&* gallon of methylated
spirit in the -work-shop."
'iGood Heavens! Did he drink any
of it?"
"He and his mates have emptied
the tin. Eight are helplessly drunk���
the others quarrelsome. The next
thing will he a combined rush for the
store-room."
"But why did not the second officer
tell me?"
'He    thought    you    had    troubles
r/n^M, S��eJS n��K   ^.o^T^S" enough.    If  he could depend on  the
&w w i   MteB A    ^S- remainder of the crowd he would rope
and lost her hubby on a ranch in Call
long before'Pyne was able to verify ^privation is not felt at all."
'the impression, that the newcomer | "What will become of us, Con-
was Mr. Cyrus J. Traill, whom he had stance, if we are detained here for
failed to notice  in,the poor light of, many days?" ^
the previous evening. |    "Dear one, do not ask me.   We must
He knew quite well that the exper-jaot think of such things."
fenced chief of the lighthouse service     "But  dad  is  thinking of  them.    I
Iwould appreciate fully the disabilities watched his face when I took him a
l)
lunder which he labored, with eighty'
fone mouths to feed from a stock al-
Iready far below the three months'
Vnaximum.
The first telegraphed question betrayed the' prevalent anxiety.
"Hope all is well?"
scrap of food just now, and���"
"Hush,   dear.     Let   us   pray���and
hope."
There was a clatter of feet down tho
iron  stairs.    The  men of the  watch'
were hustling to unbar the iron door.
A. solidly built, circular raft had been
What, was he to say?    Was it not (towered from the Trinity tender. |
best to speak boldly and let the men j An assistant-keeper, wearing a cork
know the truth, not alone as to their jacket, with a rope about his waist,
present desperate plight but revealing was clinging to a stumpy mast in the
the measures he had devised for the centre. Two stout guide-ropes were
protection of the light? He could not manipulated from the deck of the ves-
raake up his mind to launch out into, gei, and the flat, unweildy mass of.
a iull explanation that instant: I timber was slowly drifting nearer the
So he signalled: ; lighthouse with the tide. -j
"Everyone alive, but many cases of j    The door of the column opened tb- !
rave collapse.,     ��� v. ������ ..  ^ , wards the-east, so the wind, with; its I
Stanhdfce was again the signaler-,Lpeltfng sheets of spray, was almost in
evidently   he   had   arranged   matterd
Iwith  the Admiral at  Portsmouth���bq
3rand expected the prompt.reply:
"How are Constance and Enid?"   7
"Quite well and cheerful."
The tall man near  Stanhope -bent;
Itloser.
the opposite quarter, and the stout
granite shaft itself afforded some degree of protection fpr. the entrance.
7 The scheme signaled from the
steamer was a good one. None but a
lunatic   would  endeavor  to  approach
"Are Mrs. Vansittart and Pyne al) "f    *<><*��� ^lf-   Jmt .there  was a
ight?" ��� I chance that the raft might be made
Brand assumed that the lady was in,,to drift near enough to  the door to
[no worse condition than others.   Con.! P^mit a grapnel to be thrown across;
tance, telling him the  state of thethe rope held by the gallant volunteer
ick during a hasty visit, had not men7, on tne ra"v   . t   y   y    .   41     .
tloned her name It was his duty to attach the two
'   So   he  sent the needed assurancei' r����e8 and thus, render it possible for*
id went on forlornly: ; (Stronger line tobe drawn from the
"Suppose no effort can be made td vessel to the^pillar. .There was no
[open cSmraunication?" .iother TO-y.The. JWMtouwr did not
^is great surprise the  answe^--a^^ ^f^^^
"We are constructing ?a raft.   When Intervention of some human agency.,
e tide falls thia afternoon we ..will?:   ThlB W18 Precisely the puny, half-
fry what can h^ddne^',,. :
Ah, how glad he was that hei had
lot obeyed his earlier impulse, and
[torrifled"the anxious rescuers by 4
arophecy of lingering death for manyj
"jrith the prelude, perchance, of :murj
srous excesses committed by men pit
de verge of madness.   If-that storjj
despairing dodge that the reef loved
to'play with. Cat-like,,'it 'permitted
the queer flat-bottomed craft to ap.
proach almost within hail. Then it
shot forth a claw of furious surf, the
heavy ��aft was picked up as if it were
a floating feather, turned clean over,
and flung many fathoms out to Bea,
adtobVtoldhewouldnotm^^
It was a grateful thing that the houi
��>f its telling might-atv least-be defeiS
red.'.""'"7:7v.\ '"7' ' ' '5
A long message followed, a string of
3ving words from relatives ashore tq
those known to be imprisoned on thd
Vock.    During the merely perf unctorjt
leading off.of the signals his""activd.
lind was canvassing the probabilities
It success or. failure for the venture
Lf the afternoon.    It was high-water
libout three o'clock, and, in his judg-
Inent, with the wind in   its    present
quarter, about northwest by west, the
fcross seas which would sweep the reef
\nd engulf the lighthouse at half-tide
Duld render it wildly impossible, for
^y raft ever built by man's hands to
Win the immediate vicinity of the
fcck.
,HoweveB, the issue lay with others
[i6w.~ He knew that they would do all
iat brave men would dare. He was
\)mpted to make known the inspiring
l.tews to all hands, but refrained, be-,
lause he feared ultimate failure. Be-
Jeath his feet was a human volcano.
Ktirred too deeply, it might become
Active and dangerous.
"Sb"tHe^pathetic7==Tnultitude-i?ini=his
jarge, hungrily awaiting a scanty
>rsel of food which only provoked
iat It failed to gratify > must rest
pntent with the long statement writ-
out by the" purser and read by him
I the door of each room.
r Pyne took to Mrs. Vansittart the
lews of his uncle's presence on the
Iteamer.
snapped with contemptuous ease.
The [assistant-keeper, kept afloat" by
his jacket, was hauled, half drowned,
back through the choking froth,
whilst the wave which overwhelmed
the raft curled up a spiteful tongue
and almost succeeded in dragging
out several of the men stationed in
the doorway. ""        7     7
With a clang the iron shutter was
rushed into its place, and when the
sailor was rescued the Trinity* boat
steamed away to try and secure the
raft. - "k ������������-.:'.       .-���:   ;
So joyous hope gave way once more
to dark foreboding, and the only comfort was the faint one to be extracted
from the parting signal:
"Will try again next tide."
forma. Anyhow, the old man is dead
stuck.on her, and they ought to hit it
off well together. The Vansittart you
knew didn't happen to. marry a relative of yours?"
"No. He was a mere acquaintance."
. "Odd thing," ruminated Pyney "It
has just occurred to me that she resembles your daughter,���your elder
daughter,���not so much, in face as in
style. Same sort of graceful figure,
only a trifle smaller."
"Such coincidences often happen in
the human family. For instance, you
are not wholly unlike Enid."
"Holy gee!" said Pyne, "I'm too run
down to stand flattery."    'v
"Likeness is often a matter of environment. Characteristics, mannerisms, the subtle distinctions of class
jand social rank, soak in through the
tekin quite as sensibly as they are conferred by heredity. Take the ploughman's son and rear him in a royal palace, turn the infant prince into a peasant, and/who shall say, when they
reach ma'n's estate, 'ThiB is the true
King.' -You.will remember it waa
jsaid of the.Emperor Augustus: 'Urbem
lateritiam Invenit,v- marmoream reli-
iquit.' 'He found the city brick; he left
it marble.' The same noble result may
���be obtained in every healthy child
properly educated."
The college-bred youth had not entered into any general conversation
With Brand before. He had the tact
now to conceal his astonishment at
the manner of his friend's speech.
"You fling heredity to the .winds,
then?" he asked.
Brand rose to his feet, as waa his
way when deeply moved
"Thank God, yes!" he cried.
,   A faint hoot came to them through
the chortling of the wind.
"One of our visitors," shouted
Brand, "and here we are gossiping as
though snugly seated in arm-chairs at
the fireside."
.. He hurried to the gallery, putting
on an oil-skin coat.
"We must win through, and I guesB
I'll; play ball with, my father-in-law,"
quoth-Pyne to himself.as he followed.
This time it was the Falcon alone,
and she signaled with a lamp that it
was deemed best to defer* active operations until the following afternoon
The tide at dawn would not suit.
She went off, and the two men returned to the grateful' shelter of the
service-room.
Brand farbade further talk. Pyne
must rest now and relieve him at three
o'clock. The youngster ' needed no
feather-bed: he was asleep in amazingly quick time. There is a supper
less hunger which keeps people awake
iy when," observed Pyne calmly   ~(Tn 7h'e~rb^ Ihiy were""iindoubtedly
when he entered the service-room to in- grave  danger.    Death  confronted
finil      Hl'0��/1   tfrimnn Innr    thA     anfiVA     lAmn       ji       .  ��     _ ,. _ . , ..
them���death . at once extraordinary
and ghastly. No tyrant of the Middle
Ages, with all its paraphernalia for
wringing truth or lies out of cringing
wretches, had devised such a fate as
threatened if the inconstant sea should
:choose to render the reef altogether
unapproachable for many days. Yet,
if help came, he and those dear to him
were already steeped in unavoidable
notoriety, bringing in its train certain
vague disabilities which he had striven to avoid for over twenty years.
And all tliis because one fierce gale,
out of the many he had endured,
sprang into being at a moment when
his mates were incapacitated and his
daughters happened to pay him a surprise visit.
"It is an insane freak of fortune,"
Jie muttered, "so incomprehensible, so
utterly out of focus with common
events, that if I were a superstitious
man,' I should regard it as betokening
the approach of some great epoch in
my life. Surely a merciful Providence
would not bring my girls here to subject them to the lingering torture of
hunger and thirst. I must uot think
of it further.. That way lies madness."
There was at least one other troubled soul on the_ rock which divined
some sinister portent in the storm.
Mrs. Vansittart, even at this moment,
was staring into the black void with
questioning eyes.
He resolutely threw back his head
as if he would hurl into outer darkness the gibbering phantom which
whispered these words of foreboding.
Although the lamp needed no attention just then, he climbed to the trimming stage merely to find relief in
mechanical action. He carefully examined the adjustment, and, to judge
how the weather was shaping, went
out into the gallery to look at the distant lights.
u The three quick flashes of the Seven
Stones Lightship were very clear. That
was a good sign. The wind came from
that quarter and, blustering though it
rope
the .sinneis. Says he knows, a slave
knot that 'will make 'em tired." -
Brand's eyes glistened. :    .."'
"The fools." he said, "and just {as
the weather is mending, too.",      ���    '
"You don't mean that?" 7.
"Listen."    ���'��� :   :, -7-   , ���"
He glajjced up at the glass dome,
Heavy drops were pattering on it;
they looked like spray, but Pyne
shouted   gleefully7
"Is It rain?" 7
; "Yes.. 1 was just going to summon
the watch to. help in filling every vessel; By spreading canvas sheets we
can gather a large supply if it rains
hard. Moreover, it- will beat the sea
down. Man alive, this .may" mean salvation. Tie those weaklings and sum-
moueyer, sober man to help."
With a whoop, Pyne vanished.! He
met Constance oh the stairs, coining
to see her father before she stretched
her weary-limbs on the hard floor of
the kitchen.
i She.never knew exactly what took
place. It might have been politeness,
but it felt uncommonly like a squeeze,
an' Pyne's face was extraordinarily
clb. e to hers as he cried:
She dived suddenly as the 'gallery
door opened. Brand caught a AW1*!!;
glimpse of her vanishing form.
"Who waB that?" he asked. ;
Pyne had found his pipe aad wuf
filling it> with tobacco/
"Mrs. Vansittart," ae answered.     J,
"Paying her long-deferred visit, %
suppose.    She chose a curious hour.^
"So I thought. But she just popped
her head in to tell you that she didn'lJ
know you at all."
Brand smiled.
"Poor lady!" he said. "She, like the*
rest of us, is perturbed and uneasy. 1
imagine she is of a somewhat hysterical temperament."
"That's so," agreed Pyne. >      :
There were puzzling discrepancies!
in Mrs. Vansittarfs explanation of-hei;
untimely appearance. Evidently, sh��
did not expect to meet him there. Sh��
thought she would find the lighthouse^
keeper alone. The ready deduction
presented itself that when she did en:
counter Brand she did not wish any;
third person to be present at the In-1
(Continue J Next Week.)
MT. PLEASANT CHURCH
FBE8BTTBBIAW
Rev. G.  H. Wilson, Rector
Rectory, Cor.  Sth Ave. and Prince Edward St.    Tele. L3543.
"It's y raining. No more canvas'w-as, driving gigantic waves pet ore it
whiskey. Get a hustle on with every into the loud embrace of the reef, it
empty vessel." ; maintained the good promise of the
He need not have been In such a laBt ��ew hours,
whirl, however.        ���' j,   Seeking the comparative shelter of
When the shower came it did not *^e east side, he,gazed steadily at the
last very long, and there were many Lhwni it8 two fixed electric beams,
difficulties in the way of garnering nearly in line with the Gulf Rock, were
the thrice blessed water. In the first du,u and watery A local squall of
place, the lighthouse-was expressly'���11* **��� sweeping down from the
designed to shoot off all such exter-! i?11?- Changeable, threatening, unset-
nal supplies; In the second, the total | tied���the meteorologists might apply
quantity obtained did not amount to a��y of theBe terma to the prevalent
more than half a gallon.
But it did a great deal of good in
other ways. Iu brightened many
faces. It caused the drunkards to be
conditions
. Par' out Jn1 the Channel he saw the
twinkling mast-head lights of several
steamers.    Blow  high or, low, mails
securely trussed like plucked fowls must travel and vessels put to Bea.
and dumped along, the walls of the I On such a night, at other times, he
entrance passage, and it gave Brand < would re-enter the lighthouse with ���
Trinity Methodist Church, Seventh
Ave. E., between Park Drive and Vic-
toria'Drive.' Pastor, Rev. A. M. Sanford,
BA, B:D. Public Worship. Sunday, at
tl a.m. and 7 p.m. Sabbath School at
9-45 a.m during summer months. Midweek rally on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
X.ATT��& DAT 8AXOTS
REORGANIZED  CHURCH OF CHRIST
1370 10th Avenue, East
Services���Every   Sunday   evening   at   S
o'clock.   Sunday School at 7 o'clock.
i. Mcmullen, elder
<      Z.OTAX1 OXAJVOX X.ODCM
MT. PLEASANT L.  O. L. NO 1842
Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of
��ach month at 8 p.m. In the K. of P. Hall.
\11 visitlnK brethren cordially wwcome.
H. Birmingham. W.M., 477 7th Ave.
Bast
C. M. Howes, Sec,  393   10th  Ave.
Cast
nfDSFEKDXHT   OXODBB   OV   OBB>
rsUbOWB
MT.  PLEASANT  LODGE NO.  1��.
Meeta   every   Tuesday   at   8   p.itn.   la
I.O.O.F.   Hall,   Westminster   Ave.,   lit.
Pleasant   Sojourning brethren cordially
invited to attend. -
w f. Mckenzie, n. g.. '452 - lothXve.. Eut
J. C. DAVIS. V. G., 1281 Homer Street
S. Sewell, Rec. Secy., 481 7th avenue
���aat
Cor. Ninth Ave. and Quebec St
Sunday Services���Public worship at 11
a m. and 7:00 p.m:   Sunday School and
'  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.
Rev. J. W. Woodside, M.A., Pastor
170 Ninth Ave. W.   Tele. BI848.
some degree of hope that the rescue
operations of the next day might be
more successful.
When the rain cleared off, the moon
cheery sense of its comfort and homelike aspect. Now be dreaded the brilliant interior of the service-room. Ita
gariBh aspect,  ill  accorded with the
a further .omen, of better fortune,
Perhaps the jingling rhyme of Admiral Fitzroy's barometer was about to be
justified:
flickered in a cloudy sky.   This was'Patent misery, the useless repinings,
,the inebriate stupor which crouched
beneath. If he and thoBe committed
to his charge were to be saved, eithei
the sea must be stilled or another
miracle ofthe loaves and fishes en
acted.
There, alone on the gallery, amidst
the din of howling wind and ceaseless
plaint of the. waves, he seemed to be
apart, cut off froiii the sufferings within. He lifted his eyes to tlie sombre
And the hurricane had given . but ] arch of the heavens. Men said tbe
slight warning of its advent. j age of miracles had passed.   Pray God
'I feel it in my bones that we shall; it might not be so!
When Brand  went out, the sudden
rush of cold air through the little dooi
"Long foretold.
Long last;
Short notice
Soon past."
all be as frisky as lambs to-morrow,"
at night with a full larder in the house. 8aid Pyne, when he joined Brand af-
I The crude article differs Jrom the cul- j ter the scurry caused by the rain had   \^',n^ \a^ih7 hA\7a\i%" Arouaed Vvne
tiiw.fi nno K�� m-ontiv that tho man whn'   �����.���j leading lo tne Baiconj-  arousea lyne
MT.  PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH
Cor. 10th Ave. and Quebec St
8. Everton.. B.A., Pastor.,
260 ISth Ave. E.
Preaching Services���11  a.m.   and   1:W
p.m.   Sundav School at 2:80 p.m.
CENTRAL. BAPTIST CHURCH,
,   Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St       ^
Services���Preaching at 11 a.m.and 7:30
p.m.     Sunday   School   at   2:30  p.m.
Rev. P. Clifton Parker, M.A., Paator
llth Ave. W.
MXTVOO'ST
MT. PLEASANT CHURCH    '
Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario
Services���Preaching at  It  a.m.  and  at
7:00   p.m.     Sunday   School  and  Bible
Class at 2:30 p.m. <
Rev. W. Lashley Hall, B.A.B.D.. Pastor
Haihonage,   123   Eleventh  Ave   W.nupju
Parsonage, 123 Uth Ave. W.   Tele. 3824.
Evensong at 7:30 p m. each Sunday.
CHAPTER XIII. 7
BEFORE THE DAWN
Discipline, slackened its bonds that
night. For one thing Mr. Emmett fell
ill.; Although inured to hardship in
the elemental j strife, being of the
stocky mariner' race which holds the
gruff Atlantic jrr ;no dread, he had
"never^b^f6"r^hWir^aired""dn HfiTTISt
sodden bread, to drink condensed
steam flavored with varnish, and to
chew sustenance from the rind of raw
jbacon. These drawbacks, added to
the lack of exercise and the constant
Wearing of clothes not yet dry, placed
him on the sick list.
: Again, there were ominous whispers of unfair division ln the matter
tured one so greatly that the man who passed,
hungers of necessity cannot sleep tool    "We    must    not be  too  sanguine,
much. ! There is a chance, now.   I won't deny
Thus far,  the inhabitants    of    the' that, but the sea is treacherous."
lighthouse     had ^been    given    quite j    ��Tliis reef, licks  creation.    At Bar .���,���,������,��� _  ���_ _ _
f*oush   nutriment  to    maintain   life. I Harbor, in Maine, where a mighty big  to hover over the rock by a green imp
There was no?rea��on why^any, even;sea can kick up in a very few hours,  &eated in an absurdlv small boat.
That young gentleman was rudely
awakened from a seriously vivid
dream, lie fancied that Constance
and he were clinging to the tail of an
enormous kite, -which had been made
They were solemnly advised by
other gnomes, imps with sparkling,
toad-like eyes,  to entrust themselves
the mos^delicate,. should be  in real  t have seen it go down again like ma
danger    during    the next forty-eight gjc under a change of wind/'
)iours.    But  scientific  reasoning and,    <(rr,.   . y   ; :. ,..--.".:������      .,       . ������ '-
IhP animal Instincts of mankind clash1       That is quite reasonable.    Any or
ht ��mj��? !n S >L^n^rwhnt�� binary commotion has room to spread to this precarious means of escape,
^^ in the tide-way.    Here the tide | but the instant they dropped off the
fn the corners TsSseyes lls    Drokeir   up.   into    ocean    rivers,  ledge    of    the    galler-y  their weight
in tne corners oi urana s eye^. | streams with  boundaries as   definite  xsaused the kite to swoop downwards
Lvery hour, the officer on duty and as  the  Thames.      The    main    body'i The resultant plunge into the ocea.i
sweeps up into'the bottle-neck of the' and Constance's farewell shriek were
ehanneU=^-Another^tributary-=comes7^iothing-more~terrifying-than^the_chill
tome men of the watch visited him tp
fceport_,that^all^a8ivwelLbelow,.7Somft
of    the     less     drunken     mutineers
I "If you would like to see^ him,   he ��f food    u waB not wlthin thfe realm
laid, "I have no doubt Mr. Brand will uf accomplishment that  the   pursur
St you stand on the gallery for a Uttlo. feonstance.    Enid,    and    others   who
NjH.e* 7.   i.""."'���"    .     Tu       w'���' �� 'helped to apportion the eatables could
She declined, excusing herself on Leat aU alike.     some fared bette
l/.e ground of weakness.
"In this high wind," she said,
reached    when    th
mustered   the  night
���.. than others in quality if not ln quan
,���.. ,.  .   .  .. .     * -llty.    The unfortunate ones growled
JH be very cold out there, and any knd taiked of favoritism
irthAi-evnoHiire would make me very " ^ crisis was ���-���-���"
...**. l.     ..   ��� t_ 44 u i   pecond   officer
"That's   true   enough," he agreed, L^^
tough he wondered^ why^she raised f Wh^n one Bheep leftdB Ule   other8
question concerning the message j^jn  f0How.     A stout  German  from
[ho ^wished    him to convey  to Mr. PhlcRgo asked bluntly:
***}":    ^    .       ..      .. ;!    "Vere's de goot of blayin' at mound-
jHad she forgotten the urgency of Jn> gart?    ��,<,���, lg  but von  tlng t0
fer words over ^night?    He had car- gart, und dat Is der kidchen."
iled her instructions quite faithfully.    Community of interest caused many
[o Brand and the latter smiled at the to huddle closer to him.    Here was
"}j*By7 ^    .      ,.��� ..    . 'one who dared to say what they all
, "Time    enough    to   think of such thought.   Their feet shufffled in sup-
ilngs when we are assured of the p,,^  The officer, faithful to his truBt,
ly s departure,    he said, and they _ wag tempted to fell the man, but he
p1!LY .*.'    ?t#.", .       .."..      ��       ���:       thought the circumstances warranted
Thinking to Interest her, Pyne told m<)re gentie methods.
U-M��o^ye rZrVr^%%a^^^^ are    you  dlssatlBfied?"  ho
re sMaff-wffa^o^^^^^ Jg* XZ^JF^^R-
I   ..- *!,��. vr��m Vn.ir n.n^M     T* �����n pect?    Are you iooi enough to ima-
fe ������ ?��� t^rf^a Lx o^mAnJ-vr^ glne  that you are  being cheated by
k^t S thhf *rLv?Z!;��^n^'S People  who  are   dividing  their last
It hold of this week s news and read ,����������� _,��.h vn,^"
[11 the flapdoodle they are printing.",cr"" w"a you-   .   ������".   ., ���_   '
But Mrs. Vansittart was not to be;       How do you know dat?   Dose girls
rosed    from  , her melancholy,    she! ���^7 are chokIn'mlt Mr-pyQe a11 der
j-eaded the least physical suffering: day-   Df,y Pand do dat und'be hungry,
Privation was a new thing in her life: i,ille UB'"
lay she was inert, timid, a woman j    "You unmitigated ass!" said the dis-
fho cowered away from the door and gusted officer.    "There is food here
were pitifully sober now: ithe others run8 into the tidal stream again ex-
were maudlin. Beyond the few words' act!y at this point. The result often
exchanged on this and kindred topics, |ia that whilst little pleasure boats can
he was left alone with his thoughts ��� sateiy >���n out into the Bay from Pen-
throughout the silent watch. Pyner^ance there is a race over the rock
Slept heavily. Glancing at times at;that would break up a stranded battle-
the  youngster's  stalwart   figure   and ���! ship."
firm, handsome face/Brand found him-j "Say, do you like this kind of life?"
felt reviewing the burled years.    He}    "i have given my best years to it
round the north of the Scilly Isles and, blast and whistle of the air current
admitted by Brand.   But Pyne did not
want to go to sleep again.   He did not
like   emerald-hued   spirits   which  arranged such unpleasant escapades.
;   He straightened his stiff limbs and
.sat up.
He was about to feel in a pocket
tor bis pipe���he experienced the worst
pangs of hunger after waking in such
thought of the days when he, too,1, ��� Pyne was smokiug a pipe, one which jifashioh���when he saw a woman's
looked forth on the world with the .Brand lent him. The tobacco was a! -bead and shoulders emerging out ol
ptern enthuslasm.of triumphant youth. \ capital substitute for food, especially , (the stairway.
Long-forgotten ghosts were - resur-' a8 he had established a private under-j', At first he thought It was Constance,
rected, shattered ideals built up again.' standing with Elsie and Mamie that and he wondered why she had muf-
He wondered, if the decades rolled they were to waylay him when possi- Wed her face in the deep collar of a
pack, would he decide, a second time,' bie and nibble a piece of biscuit he icloak, but the visitor paused irreso
to abandon the fine career which lay^ carried in his pocket yiutely when her waist was on a level
Ht his feet and withdraw his grief and     ThlB arrangement was to be kept a (with tbe floor.
his talents to the seclusion of lonely Btrict secret from> all especially from ;. She uttered a little gasp or surprise,
rocks and Bilent headlands! MIbs Constance and Miss Enid, whilst "   "You,    Charlie?"    she    cried.      "1
' He had been happy, as men count the little ones themselves did not .thought you slept In the kitchen?"
happiness, during the decades. No kn6w that the ehe-dragons whom , -"No,'Mrs. VanBittart," he said. ")
cloud had arisen to mar the complete pyne feared so greatly gave them sur- am asBistant-keej>ar and I am her*
portent of his life. The blossoming reptitlous doaes from the last tin of 'most all the time with Mr. Brand,
pf the girls into delightful womanhood condensed milk, retained for their ex- But what in the name of goodness���"
was an Increasing joy to him, and It elusive benefit. I)   "I was restless." explained the lad;
was passing strange that his little "Do you mind me saying that you Jiurriedly. "If I reaiaincd another min-
household should be plunged Into a are a good bit of an enigma?" he ��te among those woman I should hav��
whirlpool of events In the very hour hazarded, between puffs. ' ���tcreamed  aloud.    How  peaceful  you
when their domesticity seemed to be     "it may be so, but I like the ser- 'an here.   Where is Mr. Brand?"
the   most   assured.     The changeful vice." |:   "Guess he's gone outside to squint
moods of the elements found no coun-; "Juet so. I was never so happy as at the weather. But come right in.
iterpart in his nature. He, knowing when I took a trip as fourth engineer 1 can offer, you a chair. Mr. Brand
the sea, did not expect It to remain 0h a tramp in the Gulf of Florida. But wantB to see you, and this ia a quiet
fixed ln one aspect Whether In that didn't signify being tied to a long- itfme for a chat."
JBtorm or calm the contrary would nosed oiler for the remainder of my : "How does he know me? What did
surely happen 'ere many  days    had flays." lie say?"
passed. But life was a different thing.; "Are you a marine engineer?" in-7 Mrs. Vansittart pressed her left
���IIow came it that at the very close of quired Brand, with some show of in-  fcand to her breast.    With the other
AJfOHOAZT
ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH
Cor  Sth Ave. and Prince Edward St.
Services���Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.
HEELER'S NURSERY
Rose] Bushes
j,, 2 and 3 years old.
Flowers and Plants at *
very low prices.
Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.
PHONE : Fairmont 817R
DR. R. INGRAM
Physician   and   Surgeon
Office and Residence:
SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G
25th Ave. and Main St.
j.wiuuAns
Express, Baggage
and
Furniture Removed
South Vancouver      -      Roslya Street
Off Bodwell ltd.. Six blocks east of Fraser
Jas obviously anxious that he should
fave her to the quiet misery of the
icked bedroom. '���
[As   the   day   passed, a wearisome
Bration of all that had gone before;
new feature in the relations of th3
swded  community  made  itself djs-
reeably apparent.   Men drew apart
Pom each other, singly, or in small
}ups.   "An  Inconsolable  gloom  set-
gd on the women.   By some means,
\e knowledge spread that they might
rtarve to death  in  the  heart of
.cold^dungeoQ.    They  began  to
for three, people. They have fed
eighty-one of us for two days and will
keep us going several more days.
Can't you figure it out? Isn't it a
miracle? Here!' Who's for guard
and who not?   Let us quit fooling."
And the doubters were silenced for
the "hour. .
The hymn-singer endeavored to raise
i chorus. He was not greeted with
=nthusiasm, but a few valiant spirits
:ame to Ills assistance. A couple of
aymns were feebly rendered���and
fgaiflc^siisQas. - ... _  _ ,.-_-._������..
bo many years of association with the teres!
fickle ocean she should play such & ��\ hold a certificate. Just for fun.
jtrick on him and his daughters,  en- I had a mechanical twist ln me and
fold   them   with perils, snatch them gave it play.   But I am an idler by pro-
from the  quiet pleasures of the liftj fession."
they had planned for the future anil The   lighthouse-keeper   laughed,   so
thrust  upon  them,  even  if  they   es| naturally that the younger man was
caped    with    their lives, a publicity gratified.    Polite disbelief may be a
which he at any rate, abhorred anq compliment.
even dreaded. '.\    "An idler, eh?   You do not strike me
He harbored  no  delusions on  this, a3 properly classed."
point.   He knew that the drama of thd j    "it's   the   fact,   nevertheless.    My
Gulf   Rock   was now'filling the col- grandfather was pleased to invest a
umns bf newspapers    all    over    the; few dollars in real estate on the sheep
World.      He    and    his beloved girls farm  where  Manhattan  Avenue  now
iwould be written about, discussed, de^ stands.   My uncle has half; my mother
scribed in fulsome language, pictured na(J the other half.
by black and white artists, and eulogized by wide-awake editors eager to
make much of a topic dear to the pub-.
'Ic.mlnjL���-    ....  ... _,._. _..
Are both of your parents dead?"
"Yes, years ago.   Lost at sea, too,
on my father's yacht"
"What a terrible thingl"
���he kept the high collar over her
mouth and cheeks. Pyne could only
���ee her eyes, and the alarmed light
that leaped Into them increased bis
astonishment at her unexpected presence.
��� "It seems to me," he answered,
"that if you just walk up four more
steps and alt down you can aBk him
���11 those things yourself."    ..  ���
"Where    you    speaking of  me  to
bim?"
"I did happen to mention you."
!   "And he said he knew me?"
!   "No,  ma'am.    He  said  nothing   of
tbe sort.   But, for mercy's sake, what
Biystery is there about it?"
'   "Mystery!   None  whatever.    I   was
(mistaken.    I have never met him.    1
Icame  now   to explain   that to   him.
"Qfer��l-   -..���__  ...._._ .....
FIRST-CLASS
5H0EMAKINO
AND SHOE REPAIRING
DONE  AT
PETERS & CO.
Near Corner Maia Street ind Broadway
( ��� - y ��� '   . ��� ��� "
MRS.AV. O'DELL
POPULAR   HUSIC  TEACHER
Has re-opened her Studio
,      Term Commencing Sept. 5
Children a specialty.   For terms apply
175 Broadway \V.
\ Phone: Fairmont 903 | Mount Pleasant
Shoe Repaifing
BY  AN  EXPERIENCED  WORKMAN
Thos. Farrington
BROADWAY,
Between Main St. and Westminster Rd.
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Do not  miss it.  Next  Monday,   November   27th,   a  "Picture Travel Talk" will be delivered  by John P. Clum in Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church,.under the auspices of the  Epworth League. Many of the scenes  will be exhibited by moving pictures  The same evening, at 8 o'clock, his  lordship will open the new Parish  Hall, a fine building, with a seating  capacity of 250, ancl a splendid platform, extending the mil width of the  hall. After the epening a special  sacred concert will be given. Admission to the hall will be 25 cents, with  a few reserved seats at 50 cents.  ST.  SAVIOUR'S     CHURCH,  GRAND-  VIEW  SPECIAL SERVICES.  Among the industries of Mt. Pleasant is the boot and shoe repairing shop  of Mr. Thos. Farrington, successor of of. V.ieSf .!!rVi������.eS  Mr. Price.  Shoes are repoired here in a scientific manner by an experienced workman, and satisfaction is guaranteed.  The place of business is a well-  known shop on Broadway between  Main  Street and Westminster Road.  A lecture on "The TLand of Scott;  and Burns" will be delivered in Mt.  Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, November 29th, at 8:00 p. m.,  by Rev. J. W. Woodside, minister of  the above church. This will be a real  Scotch night, with Scotch songs, bagpipes, 'kilts, etc. Proceeds for the  church.  The Kerrisdale Methodist Church wiil  be opened next Sunday, November. 26.  Rev. E. Manuel, of Eburne, Chairman  of the District, will preach and dedicate  the Church; assisted by the pastor, Rev.  R. Hughes. In .the evening the president of the conference, Rev. A. E.  Roberta, will preach. A strong union  choir will furnish the music.  On Tuesday, November 14th, the  fortnightly church social was held at  St. Mary's vicarage, and was packed  with members of the congregation,  still, in spite of the difficulty of moving  about, everyone enjoyed themselves  thoroughly. Now that the Parish Hall  will sO soon be available for meetings  and entertainments these house-to-  house socials will be held monthly, instead of fortnightly. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 12th,  at Mrs. Messenger's house on 49th  Avenue (Miles Road).  We wish to call special attention to  the visit of the Rt. Rev. A. U. De Pender, bishop of this diocese, of New  Westminister, to this pansh of St.  Mary,  South  Hill,  next   Wednesday,  (November 29th, when he wil administer the sacred rite of confirmation at  Special services of prayer and intercession will be held in St. Saviour's church, Grandview, commencing on Dec. 3rd, the first Sunday in  Advent, and continuing until Friday  night. There will be a daily celebration of the Holy Communion and  evening services at 8 p.m. on every  day except Wednesday. The purpose  is to deepen the  spiritual life of the community and  to pray that all may be moved to give  as God has prospered them towards  the extension of the church, which is  so urgently needed. The rector of St.  Saviour's, who is well known as an  original and forceful preacher, is also  a great advocate of direct and Scriptural giving. These special services  are to be regarded as a somewhat novel way of what is popularly known as  "raising money for the church." Novel in these days, but well known in  the times of the Apostles, who did  not depend upon bazaars and socials  to carry on the work of Christ's  church.  'All earnest Christians are cordially  invited to attend these services.  No collection will be'taken, but an  opportunity will be given to everyone  to contribute in proportion as God  has prospered him.  L. O. L.  The regular fortnightly meeting of  L. 0. L. 1842 was held in K. of P. hall,  Mount Pleasant, on Nev. 15. A great  deal of business was put through. A  committee had been formed to arrange for ; social entertainments  through-the winter; one new member  was initiated, and two applications received. The next regular meeting will  be the election of officers. It is hoped  every, member will be present. A  cordial invitation is- extended to all  visiting brethren to be present at this  annual meeting.  Vancouver, Nov. 25,t 1911., ,  %  t  *  *  A  *  YOU can buy a. dandy view lot in Point Grey on easy terms that have never before  been offered the public in this beautiful district.   We offer you this chance in  "Marine  View"  Point Grey's newest and best sub-division. "MARINE VIEW" is on the Marine Drive, just  a few blocks from the Wilson Road car line, on a sunny southern slope, commanding an un-  surpassed panoramic view of the Fraser Valley and the Gulf of Georgia..  REMEMBER  Every lot is high and dry.  Our prices are lower than for any corresponding property in Point Grey.  Our terms are the best in the city.  Every lot is cleared.  H??fti  There is a "move" on in this district and prices are "jumping.''  Buy at the original price and you are sure to make a profit.  *  *  *  \*  \*  \*  A  \*  \*  t  PRICES:   $600 and up  ' ''   . k . ' "��������� v  TERMS:   $60.00 to $80.00 Ca^ and $10.00 to $1^.00  per month.  This is YOUR chance.     Don't miss it.     Phone us  for an appointment.  Pretty's Timber Exchange, Limited  Phones: Sey. 4*30  433 Richards St.  OPEN EVENINGS.  $ **********���������.*************** ***************^  ������������i+i#i.������ifi#i#i+t+t+i������i+ii+������ + >������.������.������.fift������.������m+.������������+. + ������,������ .������������������������������������������������������ ���������*���������** .*.*'**'+4'***4*-4 -���������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������"���������>*���������������'���������'���������'������������������������������������������������������������������**������'������'������������������������������#��������� ������������������������ ���������������������**���������****9*4*.~*-+*-**+* **<**<*i*i$<**:ii* 1 ���������:��������� *'.<*���������**\  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  T  :  i  *  i  *  *  *  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Times Demands  REUABI.E- SAFE ������������������ECQNDMTCAL--POWER  ,-..'������������������ Stave Lake Power is Dependable and Economical  By harnessing the Great Stave River we have made it possible to generate 100,000 horse power of electrical energy at pur Stave Falls Plant,     ���������  the Biggest Electrical Feat in Western Canada/  100,000 Horse  Power  Or half as much again as the combined connected load in steam and electricity in Vancouver today, a fact of great significance to local industries. *  ������������������ ���������';     Ask us for particulars and rates. =  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  -,,   R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager '    , JOHN MONTGOMERY, Contract Agent  Offices: 602-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg  Phone: Sevmour4770  P. O. Drawer 1418  VANCOUVER, B. C  3 ^. +..*+ +. *.9.���������*^tji:4*4*9'** * 9 * 9 **** * * ** .���������%*-**^m^-m������?>^jr~^+������gr*-&,  >*&^4^>������>'-$������<������*4������>>..i������>������-43>'������Hg**<^...^Am^f^.'^'.^f'.^A^^^^S^m.^A.^A^m'^.m.* . %H  >���������+*+*���������.���������*���������* :-9-+ *������������������***+*+��������� *������������������*���������**������������������* ���������* ������ ***.. Sf.*.%.. fi i ^ .0 >,^ I  KSKHHtaSaBS  1 n    11 "in *i *v=34Cf-������-.-'^y^e~5*������^s5<-^g"~  m THE WESTERN Cx\LL.  ���������������������������n��������������������������������� i ������������������>��������� tmr  5  | Letter Writing Time |  E: We nave just received a splendid stock of Pads, Papetries and Envelopes.  "2  ^   The quality is unexcelled and our. prices cannot be beaten. f3  Pads 1 Oc to 40c, Envelopes to match 3  Papetries 25c and 35c 3  Note-PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION   il  % FISHER'S  i D R U Gr  ������  STORE  NIGHT     BELL  **    Phone  Fairmont   **  2-5-4  Cor. Broadway i  AND ^5  Scott Street 1  ^UllUUiUiUiUiUiUWiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUWiUWlUiUUiiUiUiUiUiiiiUiUiUiUR  ���������ti <|i 14,. .j. T .t. 4f.4.. ���������>��������� ,t. .|..������.41 hi w .t> n������i' n. .j. .f .f 'f f ���������>   ���������rvwn"i-Vi"t"i"ft"i"t"tlli,lfli"i' ."."Wl'lf*  ***������jr***************'l^*****  f  valuable papers for their clients, and the concern  is capitalized at $150,000. The head office is at  225 Hastings St., East, Vancouver, Ji C. The following are the directors: J. M. MePherson, President and General Manager; S. A. Heaslip, First  Vice-President; C. W. Murray, Second Vice-President; W. J._ Heaslip, Treasurer; W. A. Freeze,  Secretary; W. Scott, Director; W. 11. Alcock,  Director. Their phone at Collingwood East is  "Collingwood 85/' and in Vancouver is "SeMnour  6097."  WILLIAM H. KENT & SON, Real Estate  agents, located at Collingwood East on Joyce  Street North, have a large list of cheap lots, selling at from $325.00 and up, on easy term payments, namely H>50.00 cash and $10.00 per month.  Besides handling Collingwood properties of   all  gentlemen to meet.   They are bureaus of informa-,  tion on opportunities hereabouts and we . tak&  pleasure in recording these statistics cdncerning  them.  ���������a   -j-i.  '    I'    ."a  .*.  JAMES D. FRASER & CO. conduct Collingwood East's leading grocery, flour, hay and feed  establishment.    The company is successor to the  well known firm of McGregor & Fraser,   Mr. Fraser having bought-out the interests of Mr.   Mc-  Gregor eight months ago.   The firm deals in ev--  erything good to eat and the store is well stocked and enjoys a splendid trade.    For eighteen  years Mr. Fraser has followed the grocery busi-^  ness.   lie has operated m the wholesale as well as"  in the retail department, and is thoroughly acquainted with both branches of the business.   He,  therefore, knows'how to buy so that he can sell  i,  I , '.."I  l  ::>  '..������������������:"���������..���������       V .  Offer Extraordinnry for 1912  THE TERMINAL CITY PRE55, LTD.  Now Offers .���������'���������'������������������-  Combined With the  Family Herald and Weekly Star  OrWith /v   '':' : ;;.  The Canada Monthly Magazine  For $1.50 per Annum  Each subscriber taking the "CALL" and the "FAMILY HERALD and  WEEKLY STAR" together will have mailed free the beautiful picture "Home  Again " on heavy plate paper, 22x29 inches, all ready to frame. This picture  & is an inspiration of love and affection���������a picture that will be like a member of  \ j the family���������a daily study for old and young. It is by the celebrated artist,  ;;��������� Arthur J. Elsley, famous for his skilful and sympathetic painting of children  ::   and is worthy a place in every home.  j-",  7>*%  'I W I  1 1 '(        .  ..A  kinds. The firm also operates a branch office on  River Road near Bridge street. Here they have  over 400 choice lots at $500 and up, per lot. Wm.  H. Kent & Son have operated in Collingwiood two  years and always have a fine list of houses, lots  and acreage to select from. Few sections of  "Greafer Vancouver" are forging to the front  like the district of which Collingwood East is  the "hub.'' It has practically all metropolitan advantages and still the real estate values have not  yet started to soar in airships, as in many other  parts. The business men are substantial and pro.  gressive, with their full share of public spirit and  enterprise, and none more so than the above mentioned firm. Wm. H. Kent & Son will be pleased  to show prospective buyers their bargains and  talk it over with them. For an appointment, their  phone is Collingwood 18, and their P. O. Box  22 Collingwood East, B. C. The above cut sho'ws  their office on Joyce street. Personally Wm. H.  Kent &  Son are genial and highly intelligent  right, for goods right bought are half sold. Personally, you would travel some to find a more gen������  ial and pleasant gentleman to meet. He is more-0  over, public spirited, and believes in "printer's "  ink" and in dignified journalism, aiming tb ad-  vance the eity of which he forms a part wad  therefore merits distinction as we pass in review.  THE COLLINOWOOD DRY OOODS STORE  is headquarters for ladies', gents' and children's  furnishings and dry goods. The management desires to announce that she will sell out cheap to a  cash customer, who can take over the business, before Christmas. Here may just be the very opportunity you are looking for. Call at the above  address/295 Joyce Street. Collingwood East.  BOSS M. J. THOMPSON, one of the popular  young belles of the town, conducts the Colling?  wood East Millinery Emporium. Miss Thompson  has been established here since March and has  had six years' experience in the business. She  knows how to please the elite ladies of Collingwood.  i| ADDITIONAL OFFER  To any man, woman or child, Who may wish to earn easy money during  the next five weeks, WE WILL PAY IN GOLD :  Y      l  $ 2.50 for     Ten subscriptions, new or renewals  5.00 ���������?���������' Fifteen        " " ."������������������"-  7.50  "Twenty     y" " "  20.00  "     Fifty  a  a  ii  r  This offer holds good for annual subscriptions to the. Western Call alone  at $1.00, or combined with either the above named papers at $1.50.  Cash must accompany all orders.  rNames-and^addresses^should^be^WfittW^itK^S^^prev^OaiSaBes-  THE NIOBE DISASTER.  The court martial at Halifax has at  ready found one victim for the disaster  to the Niobe oft Cape Sable last July,  in the person of Lord Allisten Graham,  who wat officer of the watch up to a  quarter of an hour before the ship  stranded on the rocks. From a naval  viewpoint, from the technical viewpoint of marine navigation, the decision may be quite correct. The British  admiralty board is rather strict and  severe in such cases, as may be imagined. But the average Canadian  cannot help feeling that the whole affair has been one for which the country should be heartily ashamed. Lord  Graham is virtually made a scapegoat for an amatuer naval department's rank blunders and a resume of  the facts will show that the officials  of the Niobe were practically ordered  to go to dangerous localities whenever  j the presence of the ship as an attraction to the local celebrations being  held at tho time was deemed necessary.  .The .Niobe,., a_ train i n&* shl p.^was^sent  and disappointments.  Waste no time.    "The early bird catches the worm,  subscriptions to  ������  Bring or send  ? 2408 Westminster Road  Phone Fairmont 1140  **************************     **************************    ************.tt'*AAAt.AA***.  to the Yarmouth, N.S., old home.-week  celebration on the order of Hon. L. P.  Brodeur, who acted on the request .of  Mr. B. B. Law, M.P. But before Mr.  Brodeur fulfilled his promise he had  left for the Imperial Conference and  the celebration approaching- Mr. Law  wrote to Commander C. D. Roper and  Mr. J. P. Ling of the naval department  at Ottawa on the matter. Both these  officials refused to send the Niobe to  Yarmouth, as a civic attraction. In H.his  the officials were justified, as it meant  the disarrangement of the whole schedule of training exercises on board the  vessel.    But  Mr.  Law persisted  and  again requested that the ship be sent.  Once more the department refused  And once again Mr. Law came back by  letter requesting that the department  cable Mr. Brodeur in London and remind him of his promise. Quite rightly the department refused to do anything like that.    .  Mr. Law, whose prestige as a political advertiser was evidently in danger  among his townfoik, thereupon fell  back upon the hope of the Maritime  Provinces when something was wanted���������Hon. Mr. TFielding. Mr. Fielding  was in, London, but he cabled the naval  department at Ottawa asking that Mr.  Law's request be granted. Just why  the minister of finance was allowed to  dabble in the administration of naval  affairs is not quite clear, but Mr. Fielding took the chance without any hesitation. Mr. Law, encouraged by this  acquiesence,  got after    Mr.   Brodeur  it .would be impossible to carry out  tbe training objects of the vessel It the  visiting of the ship to ports where celebrations were being held waa tb be*  come a recognized custom.  Notwithstanding the objections of  the qualified officials of the department, Mr Brodeur confirmed his promise to MrT Law and on July 24 the  Niobe reached Yarmouth. The men'  were landed to participate in the parade, some 4,000 visitors inspected (he-  ship, and a grand ball took place and  other entertainments were given with  the \essel as a center of social activity.  On July 21) the disaster occurred when  a gale sprung up in the harbor Of the-  good seamanship and devotion of the-  officers on this occasion much has been?  written and desenedly so.  In view of all the facts the present  court martial seems to be shaped in  the wrong direction.;   It is quite true  - kf'\  '' -"I  again on the latter's return to Canada that the admiralty must enforce its  on July 11 and extracted his signed ������partan regulations, but it is unfor-  promise that the Niobe would positive- tunate that Canada is to receive -ad-  ly be at Yarmouth, jvertising of this sort.    The fact that  -.=Jn^the-mean-timeH'OweverHt^i������Hn=-fche7fmTO^  teresting to learn that Commander Roper only July 14, the day previous to  the receipt by Mr. Law of Mr. Bro-  deur's definite promise, had written a  memorandum strongly protesting  against the proposal. The commander  made the significant remark that he  considered that the opinion of the  technical officers should be obtained  before any promise was made as to  the vessels of the department'visiting  any particular port, at given date. Admiral Kingsmill, on forwarding this  memorandum,' commented upon it favorably and  endorsed  it objection  (o  advertising adjunct to please political  friends of the recent administration,  and that ..such action cost the country  nearly a quarter of a million dollars  in money and aft incalculable amount  in prestige, is enough to make the  man in the street feel hot under the  collar.-���������"Journa!,"  Ottawa.  In tho. word Shakespeare tiiyie ?.ie  four vowels and six: consonants. That  makes the number -40. If you turn to  the I Ot Is Psalm in the Bible you v.-ill  find that the 40th word-in'it is Shake,  arid tlie 'l*ith word from the-end of It  the proposal.   Tlie admiral added that is spear.  I������RSS  ������������-0-������-������������* 9 '���������   ��������� ��������������� H   9 i������   ���������������������������������-������-  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������-������������������������**���������������������������������������������-���������-������������������������������������-���������������������������������������������'.  ���������������������������*������������������"���������"���������������������������������������������������"  MT.  ������~*..*���������������..������.. ���������_������������������������������ ���������.<������^#" ���������**���������>*���������.' ���������������������������������������������������������������������������. >4"������"������������������-<  CO.  r  HAS changed Ownership, and the old order has also been changed.   A first-class Hot-water  Heating  Plant  has  been ..installed/..'.'." A  Night  Watchman  is  on  duty every night.  All Gars Garaged will have their allotted space, which will be kept for them.  Storage^without Washing or Cleaning $10 per month.    Ten per cent,  discount if paid in  advance.   There is room for about eight more cars for Winter Garage.   Next Spring an absolutely Fire-proof Building will be put up for the Business.  Auto Owners by applying to the manager can have their Autos insured against any or all losses at a low rate.  All Checks and other niDnies should bz made payable to C. C. Pilkey, Manager.  r  t!  Phone: Fairmont 197  Westrans^  ���������������M"i������i"t"i-t"������-������������- >  -���������*���������"���������*���������"������������������*  ~*-** ������..���������������������������*_  ���������������������- ������-i-t-t-i-������  <..������..������..������.. ������~������-e>. ������-  ������������������������+    f���������t    T-T   T-t    ���������>������������������> ������������������f-T"t-^-^-t"T��������� #  ���������*->-������-->-���������������������   -    ������    ���������    ti   >   i|i|iHii������ii������.ii.i|if|    e    ���������    ���������    >   ������7> Fa*3Svv  ������������������Mi;* ������������������-l������.������J-./U,*'>^/������������:.*,=>-* ���������.������������������������������/���������**** *^������->.V���������"-"*������ilrfAv������Al^liJfc������'| t.  THE WESTERN OAT/h:  ;* >  EL1  I'  ������!  ir'  ft  s  1  f  0  SI  J,  I  J;  it  City Fire Alarms  1J-CPK   Wharf (No. 2 Sbed.)  3���������GranMlle and neacii.  4���������C   P  R  Yards.  S���������Gi .umlle and Davie.  6���������Gi an\il!e and Robson.  7���������Sevmour and Halmcken.  q���������North end old Cambie St.   Bridge  9���������Guorfcid. and Car.-.bie.  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  12���������GianMlle and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richaids  and Dunsmuir.  14���������Se} mour arid  Pender.  15���������lTomei  and Pender.    .   .    .  16���������Hastings and Granville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Sevmour and  Cordova.  20���������II. B. Co., Georgia and Granville  31���������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���������Coidova and Columbia.  28���������Pender and Columbia.  29���������Pender and Beattie.  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street  34���������Citv Hall.  35���������Main and Barnard.  36���������Main and 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���������Dunsmuir and Hornby.  53���������(iranville   and  Nelson.  7:  54���������Robson and  Hornby.  61���������Davie and Hornby. ^  62���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe. -,,  64���������render and Howe. ���������   ��������� ;  65���������Hastings and Hornby. '���������'���������������������������  67���������Main and Park Lane.  68���������Dunsmuir and Beattie. ���������  71���������Columbia and Alexander.  79���������Seymour and Drake.  ��������� 73���������Seymour and Smythe.  181���������Heap's Mill, Powell Street  laa���������Hastings Mill Nc.  2. .  133���������Hastlncs Mill No. 1.  .124���������Burns' Abattoir.  125���������Powell and Woodland.  126���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleavy.     ..  127���������Pender,and Salsbury.  138���������Hastings  and Victoria Drive.  138���������Oxford and. Templeton.  139���������Pender and Jackson.  131���������Powell and Carl.  133���������Hastings and Carl.  133���������Vernon and Powell.  134���������Pender and Heatley.  135���������Powell and Hawks.  136���������Hastings  arid Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury and Powell.  141���������Powell' and    Raymur,   Sugar   Refinery.  148���������Hastings  and Vernon.  143���������Hastings and Lakewood.  151���������Powell and Raton  ma���������Eighth and Bridge.  213���������Sixth and Heather,  314���������Lansdowne and Manitoba.  815���������Prudential  Investment Co.,  Front  and Manitoba.  316���������Sixth and Birch.  317���������Front and Scotia.  318���������Front and Ontario.  321-T-Severith and Ash.  389���������Sixth and Spruce.  ' 884���������Sixth  and Laurel.  -Vancouver. Lumber Co.  -Vancouver Engineering Co.  287-Lome and Columbia.  38ftr-*ixth and Alberta.  831���������Fifth and Yukon.  338���������Kighth and Manitoba.  333���������Sixth and Granville.  841.���������Eighth and Granville.  348���������Front and Main.  843���������Second and Granville.  861���������Main and Dufferin.  853���������8evehth and Carolina.  881���������Prince Edward and Dufferin.  888���������Eighth and Prince Edward. .  863���������Fif tlv and Main.  .864���������Seventh and Main.  318���������Barclay, and Denman.  319���������Pacific Coast Mills.  314���������Broughton and Georgia.  318���������Davie and Denman.  316���������Burnaby and Nicola. '  317���������Chilco and Barclay.  318���������Chilco and Georgia.  381���������Bute and Harwood.  322���������Bute and Barclay. '  323���������Nelson and Thuriow.  324���������Chilco and Comox.        '  325���������Burrard, and Georgia.  326���������Bute and Georgia. v  S27���������Bute and Kobson.  323���������Barclay and Broughton.  329���������Jervis and Pendrell.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  332���������Denman and Georgia,  333���������Burnaby and Jervis.  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���������Third and Maple.  414-^-First and.Yew.  415���������First and Trafalgar. ,  416���������Second and Pine. '.,  417���������Cornwall and. Yew.  418���������Third, and Macdonald.  419^���������First and Balaclava...:  421���������Third and Balsam.  425-���������Cornwall and'Balsam. ;���������. .  431���������Maple and Creelman, C. P. R. ,  arrant.  512���������Eiehth and Clark. 7, ,  513���������Graveley and  Park.  514���������Fourth and Park.  515���������Gravelev and Woodland.  516���������Charles and Clark.  517���������Williams and Woodland.   -  518���������Parker and Park.  519-���������Venables and Cotton..  521���������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.  629���������Second and Park Drive.  531���������William and Park Drive.  633���������Bismark and Park Drive.   <>'  533���������Third adn McLean.  541���������Carl and Keefer. .  612���������Keefer and Victoria.  613���������Parker and Victoria. .,'  .'  614���������Williams and Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  616���������Second and Victoria.  617���������Sixth and Victoria.  618���������Lakewood   and  Barnard.  713���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.        V   '  714���������Ninth and Dock.   .  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  716���������Broadway- and Burns.  717���������Twelfth and AVoodland.      ���������,  .718���������Fourteenth- and Park Drive'.  818���������Sixteenth  and  Sophia.  822���������Twenty-second and'Sophla.  833-4Twentieth and Humphrey.  843���������West.  lid.  and Fraser.  '  847���������Twenty-fourth and Fraser.  858���������Twenty-second  and Marcha.  873���������Fifteenth and Thomas.  .876���������.West.  Rd.  and Thomas;  1313���������Ninth and Yukon.  1313���������Eleventh and Ontario.  1314���������rTenth and St. George.  1315���������Thirteenth and Main.  1316���������Tenth  and Quebec.  1317���������Broadway and Columbia. ..--..  1318���������Eleventh and Ash.  1319���������Fifteenth and Main.  1334���������Vancouver General Hospital.  1333���������Broadway and Ash.  1351���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  1353���������Tenth and West. Road.  1363���������Thirteenth rind Prince Edward.  1364���������Thirteenth and Yukon.      .  1318���������Sixth and Pine. ,"���������.-  1313���������Seventh and Manle.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1316���������Eleventh and Oak.  1317���������-Broadway, and Oak. w  1318^-Eleveiith and Fir.  1319���������Th'rteenth and Hemlock.  1331���������Broadway and ��������� Alder.  1388���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  1383���������Tenth and Arbutus.  1384���������Fourteenth and Arbutus. '<.-:  1348���������Broadway and Willow;-  1413���������Eleventh and Yew.-  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth and Trafalear.  3118���������Kamloops and Hastings.  SUV-Powell and Clinton.  8188���������Eaton and Clinton.  8138���������Slocan and pandora.-  8148���������Dundas and Renfrew.  8388���������^Wlndemere and Pender.    '.-.-.  J.  A/ McCROSSAN.  ,-ii City Electrician.  THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER.  4*r.*..j44^44^^4^M*^.^.j4.*^4.}4*j4.24.jN{4.J^4.}4^4.*|^4      4$4^.^M^.^������^<������^.^*~}������$M$m{������^Jm}m^*^.>'"$4,1������4{.  \ ' ��������� ���������7,7'7y:7-7:7ik:^t  M PIONEER  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;  Bapco Pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Lancl Clearing Tools  CORNER OF FRASER  %  AND FERRIS STS.  PHONE FAIR- *  MONT II7M %  ���������"''���������.���������-���������-.'''*  * <v.. ������������������������������������.-"'���������'. "  '    '    '   , -.    *  **J****ji^^^^*}^lf******'.^*****r   4^.J^^J������J������J..j4������J.^.������j44j44{������j4.*.^..j4������J..j4^44j44{4������J.^4^.4j^  4^.^44^*..^*-4.*.������^4^.*..*.������*.42m2.������*^M-*..^.*.^������*������������^.*..^.*������.2.      4^.%.J4^4^44^4.J44*J4.2*42.4{4������*.4^4^4.*-4^4^4^������*2^m{^4.24.2m^.^.  .j. . .      ���������     V -  ������   City Phone: Fair. 336L  KERRISDALE  P. O. Box 25, Kerrisdale   %  t We can deliver some extra good homesites with as low a cash  % payment as $200.  * ������������������������������������'' ��������� 3ji  * 33x130. one block from car,       -      $800 *  % 33 feet on Wilson Road at station       1750                      %  * 66x130 double corner, cleared, at *  f station, 2 year terms, for     -      2200                       $  I P. J. Crocker & Co.  X Wilson Road        -      -       -       -       Kerrisdale  **************4 I'l'l'l >'M'!">������������������   ^K-M^^^W^M^fr^^M^'****  The year 1816 was called the year  ���������without'a'summer,-says the Magazim  oi.American History.  As the springtime approached nothing in the weather indicated the return to seed time, much less of harvest, Snows,, heavy rains and . cold  winds prevailed incessantly, and during the entire season the sim arose  each morning as though in a/eloud  of smoke, red and rayless, "shedding  little light or warmth: and setting at  night as behind a thick cloud of va-  HARDWOODS.  Canada is dependent for its lumber  supply on the softs wods of the forest  much more than is the United States,  as seen from the 1910 Forest Products  report compiled by the Dominion Forestry rBanch and shortly to be'published. Of the 1910 Canadian lumber cut  amounting to nearly five billion feet,  only one-twentieth consisted of hardwoods or broad-leafed trees, wotth  barely five million dollars; on the'  other hand almost one-quarter of the  lumber cut in the United States con-  f  por, leaving hardly a trace of its hav- had far greater hardwood forests than  ing passed over the face of the earth.  Tlie frost never went off thetground  until about the.last of May. The farmers planted their crops, but the seed'  would hardly sprout and when at last  it came to the surface there was not  warmth enough to cause anything to  grow. During the month of June  young birds, were frozen to death in  their nests and so great was their  destruction that for at least three  years after very few birds visited the  colder parts of the northern States.  The woods and forests seemed deserted liy them. ' Small fruit such as the  juneberry ripened and rotted on the  trees in the forests because of no birds  to eat them. .'������������������".-  Crops that required warmth, like  corn, generally failed to mature and  only here and there1 in a few places  that seemed especially protected did  the. ear ripen. The people .after repeated hopes of a change .in the wear  ther settled down in almost despair.  Large'spots appeared on the f ace ���������of  the sun, as seen through the smoky  atmosphere; distinctly visible with the  naked eye; frosts prevailed every  month the whole year, and almost  daily, and in the few places where corn  ripened was the only supply of seed  for the next year, and it'was held at  an exceedingly high figure with now  and then an ^exception.  ARE FARM LANDS TOO CHEAP?  ever did Canada; Canada is already  feeling a shortage of the hardwood  supply and*makes up the national-deficiency by importing annually from  the United States, hardwood lumber to  the value of seyen and a half million  dollars. Thus the value of the hardwoods imported into Canada manufactured into lumber. Nearly all of these  imports are from the United States  and consist of the most valuable species such as oak, hickory, tulip or yellow poplar, chestnut, gum, walnut,  cherry and a large amount of hard  pine Avhich is so frequently used as  a hardwood. From these above figures it is seen that we are becoming  more and more. dependent upon the  United States whose available supply  for export is surely and rapidly decreasing. Whatever can be done to  improve the resources of Canada by  the elminination of wood wasteland  particularly by thes development of the  small wood lots of Ontario, Southern  Quebec and the Maritifae provinces,  should be done with all possible  speed.  A Record Theft.  The7 record of the thief who actually succeeded in stealing the big:  three hundred pound clock from the  old Fifth Avenue Hptel in broad daylight as well as the equally remarkable feat of the suspect who relieved  a police station of its stove in which  Land worth $10 an acre in Nova'.a Are wrasTburning at ;the time must  Scotia twenty years ago, is now selling mow take a; back seat. ;. Both of these  Office*. I0M09 Dodson Block  25 Hastings Street. East  MOSES:  Office Sajnour 864  les.Seyngar2l79L  AM. BEATTIE  Auctioneer,   Appraiser and Notary Public for British Columbia  General Real Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  at $10007 The story of this and also  of apple successes in Ontario is told  in- the November issue of Farmer's  Magazine. 'It is .also well illustrated  and Ib sure to interest.every member  of the farm home. Fourteen pages are  devoted to half-tone cuts of women's  styles and dresses. Send for a sample  copy to the MacLean Publishing Co.,  143-149 University Ave., Toronto, Ont.  APPLES AND POTATOES.  The November number of Farmer's  ftlagazine contains a number ~6f special  articles on Apple Growing; Potato  Raising in New Brunswick, Co-operation Among Farmers, Mixed Farming  in the West; and everyone is well illustrated. This is by all odds the best  number yet put out by this rapidly  growing Farm Magazine. If you have  not seen it send for a sample to the  Circulation Manager, Farmer|s Maga-r  zine, 143-149 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont. 7  A NURSERY PROPOSAL COMPANV.  Farmer's Magazine is urging on to  the Agricultural Department at Ot-  ta\ya-the-necesslty^oiLa_strlcJerJegisi  lature in order to prevent nursery  frauds. ���������Too many wrongly named  trees are being sent out. In this regard, it suggests the registration of  every nursery with the department  along with a censorship of the agents'  literature. Send for a copy to the Mac-  Lean Publishing Co., 143-149 University Ave., Toronto, Ont.  One Man Orchestra.  ! The Reliable tel Metal Works.  * 3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 868    J-  ?   _____ __ ������������������-  : ���������-. .   ,_���������-���������        ; ���������/._,. ���������    %  I Cornices. Jobbing  and Roofing %  | FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  * - ���������''������������������- . '<  * C. Errington  The theatrical managers association  which Is constantly embroiled with the  musical unions made up of members of  the city and travelling theatrical orchestras believes that it has found a  solution to this part of its < troubles in  a new device which is now being installed in one of the theatres here.  This 1b what is known as a unit orchestra in which all the instruments  comprised in an orchestra of thirty or  forty pieces are operated from a single  Keyboard arranged like that of an organ and requiring but a single operator  The device is the invention of a British engineer and has been endorsed  by prominent opera stars as providing  a thoroughly satisfactory accompaniment: Whether it will work in actual  practice remains to be seen but naturally the managers are interested in  anything that promises to enable them  to cut down the exepuse and avoid the  trobules that they incur in dealing  with the musicians and the musical  temperament.  %  C. Magnone    %  'You're goin' to marry sister, ain't  you?" her little brother inquired. The  young man blushed. .:���������'.''.���������  "I���������I don't know," he replied.  "That's funny," said the terrible infant. "Pa has looked you up in the  rate books, ma has found out all about  your grandfathers, and sister hasi begun her shopping. Gimme a nickle,  won't you?"���������Cleveland Plain-Dealer.  events are matter of record but neither  of them can compare with the handiwork of four Italians who have just  been arrested for stealing a three-  storey frame house. To get away with  a structure of this size would seen to  be a monumental undertaking, but  that it has been done is attested by  the owner who on returning to', It this  week after a summer's absence found  to his amazement .nothing but the  foundation. Unlike the clock and the  stove, however, the house was not-carried away bodily, but bit by bit during  the owner's absence. Even the furnace was gone though how the whole  affair was carried through is a matter  of mystery. Whateyerthe fate of the  thieves may be, the owner is not likely  to'recover much of his house since  parts of it have been disposed all over  the city. At any rate this theft is likely to stand as a unique record much  longer than did its two queer prede-  cessors.-  Mrs. Oldtimer-���������When we were in  Egypt we visited the pyramids. They  were just covered with hieroglyphics.  Mrs. Newricii ��������� Horros'!.'��������� Weren't  you afraid that some of the ugly  things would get on you?���������Milwaukee  DailyvNews.        7  Small  Brother���������Are   you   going  to  marry Sister Ruth?  iC Caller���������Why���������er���������I    really    don't  know, you know!  Small   Brother ��������� That's    what    I  thought.    Well, you are!���������Life.    =  Lawyer for Defendant���������Now, sir,  you say that my client disappeared in  the darkness after knocking you  down.   What time of night was this?  Complainant���������I can't say exactly.  Your client had my watch.���������Life.  "I don't see any sense in referring  to the wisdom of Solomon," said the  man, smartly. "He had a thousand  wives."  "Yes," answered the woman, tartly,  "he learned his wisdom from them."���������  Brooklyn Life.       ���������       ,  A BARGAIN INDEED.  It would be impossible to figure  what.a benefit The Family Herald  and Weekly Star of Montreal haB been  to the West. It affords the greatest  amount of genuine good reading for  every member of the family and its  benefits to the farming community in  its agricultural pages are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars every  year. It is not merely a theoretical  paper. It is apractical farm paper in  every respect and there is no farmer  in Canada who cannot profit by reading it. Two cents^a week, one dollar  a year���������the price of one bushel of  wheat for a whole year's subscription  to that great paper, not to speak of  the beautiful premium picture, "Home  Again," size 22x29 inches, ready for  framing. It makes one wonder if the  publishers pay their paper bills. Any  home in this western country that  does not receive the Family Herald  and Weekly Star for 1912 will miss a  bargain indeed.  ^  New Hay  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  ,  V  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  j  " NOW "  Is the  To have those photographs made  for Christmas. See our Special  Style of Mountings; and remember, we GUARANTEE SATISFACTION.  WELFORD'S STUDIO  Corner Main and Broadway  7     Mt. Pleasant  PHONE: Fairmont 536-L  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. 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''. .  - '  * 15*7 Main Street  j VANCOUVER, B.C.  linn ������'. ......It..*...: ..m  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants  NOTE THEfADDRESS  Cor. 2lilli s Main  We Live to Serve  Phone: Fairmont 784 ������a *.-  v.  THE WESTERN CALL  \  ... FOR... ^      |  Drugs or Prescriptions j  Telephone |  Fairmont 514  Always Prompt, Always Accurate  I J. R. DARUNG. llth Ave. & Main St. |  ���������fr.H"M"H"S"M-M"t"K"H"H"H"t'**** **************************  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15  PHONE: Fairmont 804  %  YOUNQ & YOUNQ  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS. *  First-class rwork guaranteed.. \  | Estimates Glveo GOR. 2lst and WESTMINSTER AVE |  Phone Fairmont 845      Always in Mt. Pleasant  *  "���������:   *  FEW GOLD ROBBERIES.  AN   EQUINE  STANDBY.  v ~    - ��������� ' ���������Jfri  s express  and Baggage transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phone 'Fairmont 845  PRACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Interfering Horses.  MMdMMjj*.***. PRINCE  EDWARD  STREET l  Oscar Kidd  ������������4������4fi IIIHIIM    ��������� "������"���������   IIHIIIII       ���������*-  The Buffalo Grocery  KEEPS IN THE LEAP 6f  Vancouver's Forward Movement  Fresh^G^  Vegetables,   Provisions,  Eggs  AT LOWEST PRICES,  Cor. Park Drive and Hth Avenue  J. P. SINCtAIR, Prop.   PHONE: Fairmont I033K  ���������+������ t +1II iliii,,! .m 1,,;,HK-M Hi  ���������H..H.|i.H..:..|..l..m..|ii.|.,tl IM IM I 11  There is Only One  AND WE HAtEIT  No'one else can honestly offer  you the genuine Semi-ready  Tailoring- for the makers give  us   the  exclusive  sale  here.  Semi=Ready Tailoring  +  t  *  *  *  *  *  *  ,*  %  *  *  A  THOMAS & McBAIN        519 GRANVILLE ST. *  %**.y**************^*^^  Out of about $200,000,000 of gold  which has been shipped out of Alaska  to Seattle, only about $200,000 has  been in the hands of thieves, says the  Seattle Times, ancl of this amount the  bulk has been restored to its proper  owners.  That is not a bad showing when one  stops to consider the fact that the  great mass of this gold travels without any particular safeguard and  without any armed men sitting about  while it is in transit. It is a very  good guarantee that the men of Alaska and of the Seattle waterfront are  about as honest as the rest of the  world.  Of course we have a "gold robbery"  every year or so. The men who have  the opportunities to put their hands  upon the vast quantities of yellow  metal which comes down from the  north every year would not be human  if some of them did not yield to temptation. And these men certainly contain some red blooded humans in the  list.  But the proportion o( gold which  has actually passed into the possession of and been retained by thieves  has been so small as to actually make  the men responsible for the safe passage of the gold from the camps in  the north to the assay office in Seattle  almost criminally careless.  In the Eastern States when it becomes necessary to transport a large  sum of money from one point to another it is escorted through the streets  from the bank to the, railway station  by men armed with repeating rifled  sitting upon the chests in which the  money is securely locked.  In Alaska the gold is melted into  bricks by the banks in the financial  centres of the mining camps. ThesJ  bricks are placed in rough wooden  boxes. The boxes are placed in the  purser's room upon a river steamer  on the Yukon. Prom there they are  transferred to a baggage car on the  ed upon an express wagon to be  transferred to the, assay office.  During most of the Journey from the  gold fields of the Yukon to the assay office in Seattle they have had  only the casual attention of one man  as their guard. This man may or  railway at Whitehorse. At Skagway  they are again transferred to a purser's room and in Seattle tbey are load-  may not have a revolver in his pocket  and he must eat and sleep occasion-'  ally. During those times the gold is  left, almost entirely without a guardian.  , ,  It is a strange thing that more of it  has not been stolen,, and as we say it  speaks volumes for the general honesty of the people who come into contact  with the great quantity of this precious metal that less than a thousandth part of the shipments of gold  from Alaska to Seattle have been  tampered with.  "Old Nigger" has perhaps a record  over all other horses. This horse has  been continually in the lumber business for over 30 of his 33 years of life  and has never gone a week without  having his harness on. For three recent years he took the first prize, a  blue ribbon, at the annual work-horse  parade, and during his entire service  has never had an accident!  "Old Nigger" belongs to the Lake-  wood Lumber Company. He was turned over with the rest of the property  when the plant was taken over from  the old O. T, Lapham Company.^ Some  of the men about the mill remember  him when he was a young horse. That  was when they were married. These  men now have grown families and  grandchildren, yet "Old Nigger" is  still in the harness drawing a yard  truck every day. His hair is turning  gray in some places, but at all times  he responds to the work in a more reliable way than most horses. When  his driver is through with him for a  time he throws the reins over "Nigger's" back and the old horse walks  around to the shade of a lumber pile  and waits to be called again. Not  once has he ever struck a pile or  agon when traveling without a driver.  Money couldn't buy "Old Nigger."  "WHEN   THE   FROST   18   ON   THE  PUNKIN."  (James Whitcomb Riley.  LATHS IN CANADA���������1910.  Despie the use of metal lath and  patent methods of interior finish,  wooden lath production amounted to  eight hundred and flft>-two million  pieces, worth one million nine hundred and forty-three thousand dollars  in Canada during 1910. This information has been obtained from statistics  compiled by the Dominion Forestry  Branch, which show that nearly thirty  million more lath were produced in  1910 than in the year before, but that  owing to a decrease in the price per  thousand, the total value of the industry was thirty-five thousand dollars less. Two-fifths of the total was  cut in Ontario,] which province increased its 1909 production by fifty-  seven million or nearly twenty per  cent. ... New Brunswick, the second  province in importance, increased its  proportion of the total from one-fifth  to one-quarter, by cutting sixty-two  million more than last year. The production of laths in Quebec and British  Columbia during 1910 was considerably more than in 1909, amounting  with Ontario and New Brunswick to  ninety-four per cent, of the total. The  remaining five provinces cut smaller  amounts, and with the exception of  Alberta, each showed a decrease from  the amount produced in 1909. The  average price of laths in 1910 was  $2.28 per thousand, or 16 cents less  than in 1909. The price varied considerably between the different provinces, British' Columbia laths being  $1.66 pep thousand, while .in Prince  Edward Island the price was $2.67.���������  Government Press Bureau.  Braggs���������You never know what;, you  can do till you try. i  . Waggs���������That's wrong. You never  know what you can do till you succeed.  Braggs���������Well, perhaps that's better.  Waggs���������And then you're wrong.  You never know what you can do  when you succeed. You only know  what you have been able to do^���������Life.  Subscribe for The Call this week  and secure as a PREMIUM Professor  Fergusson's Suggestion Course. Price  $1.00.    The two for the price of one:  *******44****94***********  - ^   ^a  -;���������%<���������  Q. E. McBride I  & COMPANY  ������. ,v ,-k!\:k  : Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware jj  Agents  for  i: Gurney-Oxford Ranges  "Chancellor," "Quick Meal"  and "Golden Nugget"  STOVES, the most modern -  When the frost is on the punkln and  the fodder's in the shock,  And you hear the kyouck and gobble  of the struttin' -turkey-cock,  And the clackin' of the guineys, and  the cluckin' of the hens,  And the  rooster's hallyooyer as   he  tiptoes on the fence;  With the risin' sun to greet him from  a night of peaceful reBt,  As he leaves the house, bareheaded,  and goes out to feed the stock,  When the frost is on the punkin and  the fodder's in the shock.  They's  something kind  o'  harty-llke  about the atmusfere  When the heat of summer's over and  the coolin' fall is here���������  Of course we miss the flowers, and  the blossoms on the trees,  And the mumble of the hummin' birds  and buzzln' of the bees;  But the air^s so appetizin';  and   the  landscape through the haze  Of a crisp and sunny morning of the  airly autumn days,  Is a pictu'r' that no painter has the  colorin' to mock���������  When the frost ls on the punkin and  the fodder's in the shock.  The husky, rusty russel of the tossels  of the corn,  And the raspin' of the tangled leaves,  as golden as the morn;  The stubble in the , furries, kind   o'  lonesome-like, but still  A-preachin' sermuns to us of the barns  they growed to fill;  The straw-ftack in the medder, and  the reaper in the shed,  The hosBes in.theyr stalls below���������the  clover overhead!���������  O, it sets my hart a'clickin' like the  tickin' of a clock,  When the frost is on the punkin and  the fodder's in the shock.  Then your apples all ls gethered, and  the ones a feller keeps  Is poured around the celler-floor in red  and yeller heaps;  And  your cider-makin'  's  over,   and  your wimmern-folks is through  With their mince and apple-butter, and  theyr souse and sausage, too!  I  don't know how to tell it,  but ef  sich a thing could be  As the Angels wantin' boardin', and  they'd call around on MB,���������  I'd want to 'commodate 'em���������all   the  ' whole indurin' flock���������  When the frost is on the punkin and  the fodder's in the shock.  A lady who owned a tortoise-shell  cat called her grocer up one morning  and gave her usual economical order  ���������an order for dried beans, hominy,  yesterday's bread, and so forth���������and  she concluded with a request for one  cent's worth of cat's meat'. The grocer sighed, for this order would have  to be delivered three miles away���������but,  as he was entering Hhe items in his  order book, the lady called him up  again.  "Mr. Sands," she said, "Oh, Mr.  Sands!" -  "Yes, madam?"  "Mr. Sands, I want to cancel that  order for cat's meat. The cat's just  caught a bird."���������San Francisco Argonaut.  The building permits issued by the  city for the first ten months of 1911  exceeded the $15,000,000 mark. They  were nearly 2,500 in number and, compared with; the same period of last  year, represented an increase of fifty  per, cent, and'compared 'with the same  period for .1909 was an increase of 150  per cent. The present;,year -will show  a splendid, growth in Vancouver's  buildings, and the increase is well  distributed.  i Sherwin-Williams Paint  ; \  This Company has both Single and Double Wagons ;;  ! \   for  Prompt Delivery���������made necessary by the "rapid \ \  extension of their business.  \ Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.!\  PHONE: Fairmont 820L  J"^-\  \y$\  y  ) '    *\  - *��������� VI  **i|  r.'tM  * m  a      r t ~   .!������.-  ,"j ii>vy  -  vV'a&'A  Branch Store: ,   ���������'  i; Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues \  Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  :   Careful Attention Riven to mil Work  ;; JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  .������    ���������  : m.   S. S. Montgomery  3129 Westminster Rd.,    PJione: Fairmont 782  I4*4i4*4'l**4*************49*4*4*4***********4*4*4*4i  For good values in  REAJ- ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  Call on ;  iTRIMBLE & NORRIS;;  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  ��������������������������������������������������� I��������� t������t������1������t********44V4** t���������*���������������������*������*������I���������*���������!��������� 1 ���������.������14*4**f  i9������9*w9mm*m9mmimmmmm9mn4  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin,   Guitar,   Banjo,   Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private Lessons   -   $7.00  No Class Lessons  Musicians supplies of  every description.  GOWAN'S UP-TO-DATE NUSIG STORE  2315 Westminster Avenue near 7th  **************** **************************  Not Medicink     ���������     -     -     Not Surge*v     -     -     -      Not Osteopathy  The surest, best and most ac������  ������������������  curate  method  of  removing   "  CHIROPRACTIC  '���������>    OR   SPINAL   ADJUSTMENT      ������he  cause of sickness. ������������������  ���������S^4i^>.i^i^MHHL^4M^L^m^>^4M^MWk4^n^^ML^i.iW4i^.^>flk^M^H^^BW  Your health depends upon your nervefi being free from pressure. =   ���������-���������������������������' |  Spinal Adjustments remove pressure from nerves. ' !.  If you are sick or suffering in any way and have tried everything '���������������������������'  else, do not despair, try Chiropractic and get well. I! "  ERNESTSH AW, DC. (Doctoral Chiropractic) J  Hours:   10 a. m. to 12! noon at Rm. 309, Bower Blk., 543 GRANVILLE ���������������  2 to 5:30 p.m. at 250-22nd AVE., E.) Half block east of Main) ������  e Booklet my 3 Consultation and Examination Freof   .;���������  *     Call for Free Booklet  ?   FRESH GROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, VEGETABLES,   2  $ and FRUITS. t  TOBACC07 CIGARS an<l  CIGARETTES.  *   Courteous   Treatment.    Goo<l   Service.    Prompt    Delivery    and   *.  ���������������. ���������.���������Reasonable'Price?.    _  *     r  : '. i ���������>  X*  4 <���������       i A  I Willoughby's Cash Grocery ������  * Cor. llth Ave; and SI. Catherines Sf. Phone Fairmont 1321 I  ifi i'i A i*t i'i 1*1/1 i*n*i 1*1 i*i A A/-* -*" ' *- -*--*--*������������������*. .*..*..*. ���������������   -.���������-.*.._.���������.>.".-"   *   *   *^_*   ���������   ���������*���������   ���������   *   ������������������������������������   *   ���������������   ������������������������������  ���������V    ���������      ���������      ������������������      ���������      *���������    A      *      *       <t***V*������*       ft      ���������������   ������      ***������������������������        ���������������'*���������������*       *      *       *       ���������       ���������       ������������������      ������      ���������      <4      ������      *       *^^^^*������*i^*#**^*^* THE WESTERN CALL.  ^..>^..:^x.^..:..x.^..:.^..x^.{.<.^..:.^.^>4{4^ ***************************  !'������������������  U  \\k  !���������:  Aliuminum Kettle  In Use Fifteen  Years-Good Yet  When you buy goods  that last like that, the  first cost is not a matter  of" much   consideration.  '���������eta  ���������CO  ���������5  The reasons why you should buy Aluminum Goods are:  BECAUSE . 1. They neverchip.        "2.They never rust:  3. They're easily cleaned.   4. They are light.  .  C^'.iJ'.ilLv^1';.  We have the best/ We have a good stock,  including KETTLES, TEA-POTS, COFFEE  PERCOLATORS, FRY-PANS, SAUCEPANS,  WAFFLE SETS, DOUBLE BOILERS and  ���������CAKE TINS  *������  ���������  *���������  ���������������������������*���������..  I*  !*  ******  The ABERCROMBIE HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  Phones Seymour 3025  781 Granville St.  *  Co"  Mi  mt, ���������'  fv  hi  j* j  ft*  *  *  i  t  CEDAR COTTAGE M  SOUTH VANCOUVER  Remember the Xinas Bazaar Tuesday, i\'ovember 2.S'th, afternoon and  evening, at Ml. Pleasant .Methodist  school room, corner Tenth and Ontario, under the auspices of the Icthus  -Mission  Circle.  Grace warmly congratulated the members ancl committee upon the successful result "of their labors, j  MOUNTAIN   VIEW   METHODIST  CHURCH.  15 years good yet  'VVWVW'  ...J-.AAA*  15 years good yet  ������������������.-������������������������������������.   .������������������."."."������-���������.   .".".���������**V*'l******  ****���������  *********************  M  I'  hms.-k  mm-k  Y}*mh '���������������������������'������������������  mf^sm'i.  !i������7v  *  t  ���������:*  ML-,.  WF'm'  ���������7w?  .  ���������|7?iSSfe������l  MOORE'S  Dry Goods Store  Corner 18th Ave. & Main St.  Here is one of the cheapest stores in this  town. Our trade is increasing in leaps  and bounds, the reason being that buying  direct from the makers, we can offer  goods at prices that |cannot be beaten.  You would,do well to give us avcall when  you require anything in Dry Goods of all  descriptions.  We make a specialty of  BABIES' OUTFITTING  and everything required for babies will be fonnd  in great variety.; On SATURDAY we have our  XMAS SHOW OF TOYS  They cost from 5c up and are cheap and good value.  - You should also see our marvel in  Children's Hats and Bonnets for 75c |  CHILD'S  CREAM   A.ND  COLORED  COATS  Are fine value.J  LADIES' AND MEN'S OUTFITTING  in great variety.  OUR HOSIERY  Straight from Leicester should also be seen.  The South Hill Presbyterian church  was opened for divine service last  Sunday", when, notwithstanding the inclement weather, a full congregation  attended both morning and evening  services.  The new building will accommodate  .300 persons, and'was nearly Tilled in  the morning, when the Rev. Principal  Mackay and Rev. T. R. Peacock of  Ceutral Park, conducted the services.  In the evening cn even better attendance was present, when the Rev.  Dr. Pidgeon preached. 'General satisfaction was expressed with the new  building and practical proof of this  was rendered in the collection, whicii  amounted to close on three figures.  On Tuesday evening Rev. Dr. Pidgeon presided at a social in the  church, a special feature being the  first appearance of the South Hill  orchestra, whicii rendered some special items for the occasion. Refreshments were served by the ladies in  the basement.  The liquor license fee came up for  consideration at last council meeting I upon  on Saturday and was ultimately fixed  a  t$1.00  per annum.    There  is    only  j one  hotel  in   South  Vancouver,    the  VGladst'one   'Hotel,-'  on      Westminster  . Road. ' A somewhat lengthy discussion  ) arose   on   the   matter,   during   which  j Councillor   Dickinson   expressed   him-  ,'sel. fas being opposed to the payment  of any fee,  as he claimed the municipality' would be deriving a revenue  from a trade that annually .destroyed';  hundreds of homes and filled'the asylums   and   hospitals   and   prisons ' to  overflowing.      The    councillor's    eloquent arguments,  however,  were  not  entertained by the rest of the council,  and the nefy liquor by-law was then  given its first reading.  Councillors Dickinson and Burgess  appointed to wait on the government  superintendent of roads, with regard  ;to the government grant for municipal trunk roads, reported the cheque  for $20,000 due to the municipality for  Main street, Fraser street, and Westminster Road had already been authorized for payment.  The Collingwood fire brigade sue  cessfully demonstrated their usefulness on Tuesday last week when Mr.  AVilton's beautiful home at Collingwood  West was saved from the flames. The  accidental overturning of ' 'a lamp  about 7:30 p.m. started the blaze and  in a few moments the fire had so rapidly spread that the occupants had to  quit the building. The arrival of the  brigade some ten minutes later speedily altered the outlook and by some  smart work the fire was extinguished  without the loss of the building. The  damage is estimated at about $500 arid  is not covered by insurance!  Fire Chief Jordan is now the happy  possessor of a light wagon, which is  to be stationed at the chief fire hall  next to the municipal hall. This is  expected i. to facilitate his appearance  at local fires as at present all the apparatus has to be drawn by hand and  with present road conditions progress  is not always as rapid as the necessity requires.  <~������^:.^i~>.:~x.<.<-j~;~i..>.;..m~^;-.m~:^x������;������ **���������  **********************  Cedar Cottage flre hall was the  scene of some very interesting climbing feats on Saturday, to test the skill  and endurance of the recently formed  volunteer brigade under Captain  Smith. Recent recruits are: Messrs.  Robt. Spiers, David Stewart, Jas. Porter, Andrew Kilch and William Kemp.  "? I The total strength of the brigade at  No. 2 hall is now 18 men.  Saturday's test was for members,  old and new, and they were each required to swarm up the side of the  hall to the top of the tower and de:  scend by ladder inside to the floor of  the hall. The results were* highly satisfactory as a test for endurance and  ability and the numerous spectators  expressed pleasurable surprise at the  rapidity and smartness with which the  climb was performed.  **************************  **'1>**M'*&V*****************  I- JVUilinery and D r essmaking f  7. Miss Edith Mains wishes to announce f  | SALE OF UP-TO-DATE FALL AND WINTER MILLINERY |  j at about half the down town prices.   We also believe we are |  .>       . giving satisfaction in remodelling.   If your hat is not |  kX satisfactory give us a trial. yt  '} Our Dressmaking Department is busy and we still solicit orders. |  ! New Block Corner 17 th Avenue and Main Street!  ���������k^^x^~w~m~K'**x^~>*h^"M~m-> ���������*+*+*+ ���������^a**^^****.  ******+*****<h*****4*******   **************************  " 3  A proposal was mooted at the last  meeting of the school trustees to  provide libraries in connection with  the schools. The pupils of the Lord  Selkirk school had requested permission from the Board for the loan of  the school for a concert, the proceeds  to be devoted to the purchase of ah  encyclopedia for the use of the principal. This started the discussion and  Supervisor Graham mentioned that he  had noticed the lack of the reference  library so essential for intelligent  teaching Of certain subjects. Chairman Robinson estimated the cost of  libraries for all the schools, at 7f 1,000  and as the government grant for the  purpose is at present $50 only, it was  decided to approach the Education Department at Victoria on this matter.  Government Xnspector'Gillis reported  on the condition of the schools and  stated that the children as a rule were  too slow in grading.' This he attributed to the fact that many of the teachers were young girls fresh from the  normal schools.  Supervisor Graham supported this  view and was instructed to procure  more competent teachers in several  instances, the secretary being ordered  to give 30 days' notice to each of the  teachers named, that they should tender their resignations at an early  date.  Chairman Robinson, Trustees Stevens and Whelpton and Mr. Graham,  supervisor, are now in Victoria this  week to interview the government on  various matters. Amongst other matters are compulsory education, increased school grant, owing to the growing  attendance in D. L. 301 district, and  for authority to vest the supervisor  with similar powers to those e possessed by the city superintendent of  schools.  Brown Bros, were awarded the contract for laying put the grounds of  Carlton schools with trees, shrubs, etc.,  at a cost of $739.50.;  The people of Mountain View Methodist church are to  be congratulated  the   successful   completion   ��������� ot  their new  and   commodious     Sunday  School room.  About eleven months ago they opened a similar building, standing ou the  same foundation as that upon .which,  the ..present building "stands,, but after  eight wesks occupancy, it was burned.  With a courage and devotion to purpose truly heroic tliey-v irnmecliutely  set to work to rebuild and'tlie present  handsome and , stately . edifice is: the  outcome oi: their effort. : . ' _ '.' . ���������  . The. building is brick, with '. stone  trimmings,, and designed to be the  Sunday school room of the .church,  yet to be used when;, tho needs of the  congregation shall demand it. It has  some twenty-four class rooms, library,  auditorium, vestibules and parlor and  has a full sized basement, fourteen  feet ceiling, parlor . and banqueting  hall and Avell equipped kitchen, furnace room, cloak room, etc.  The building is well lighted and  heated with steam and has every provision for comfort and convenience in  the prosecution.of the work for whicii  ii was built.  With the burning of the former  building, there was a loss of. sixteen  to seventeen thousand dollars, pr rtly  covered by insurance, and to undertake rebuilding at a still larger outlay  required a courage and confidence in  the future of that part of the city  truly heroic.  The opening servjees will take place  P". Sunday next, Nov. 26, and will be  as follows:  At 11 a.m. Rev. A. B. Roberts, president of the B. C. Methodist Conference, will preach and dedicate the  church.  In the afternoon at 3 o'clock there  will be a mass meeting in the interests of Sabbath School and Young  People's work, which will be addressed by Rev. Merton Smith, of Knox  Congregational church, and Rev. G. D.  Ireland, B.A.. pastor of Westminster  I resbyterian church, who will speak  of different phases of young people's  work.  At 7:30 p.m. Rev. J. C. Switzer, B.A.,  of Wesley church, will preach. Music  will be furnished at all these services  by the choir of the church, assisted in  the afternoon by other valued singers  from Sixth Avenue Church, Fairview,  in the afternoon, when the children of  the Mountain View Sunday school will  take part.  On Tuesday evening supper will be  served in the banqueting hall by the  ladies of the congregation, when a  good programme of music, and addresses will be given by good local  talent.  Rev. R. F, Stillman, of Grandview,  will be present at all the above gatherings, and will present the financial  interests of' the church. <. "  The public generally is cordially invited. .."''��������� .  LOUGHEED & CO.  Home Specialists.   -  2342 Main Street  PHONE : ' FAIRMONT 497  548 Main Street  PHONE :    SEYMOUR 1304  READ.LOtTGIIEEU  & CO'S LIST.  In future air applications for subdivisions in South Vancouver must,  when-submitted^to-the-council,-be accompanied by contour maps of the lots  in question, showing the situation of  the property, the number of lots and  the location of roads. All plans must  also be signed by the registered owner and the assessed owner.  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. _4(  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  is the best of them all and the  range in serviee will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it   If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it?^ We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Mai-  Reeve Pound and Councillor Toder-  ick have just returned from the municipal convention at Victoria.  Reeve Pound has agreed, to reconsider his positive refusal to "stand for reelection. Some ratepayers of Ward I  presented him with a petition on Monday last, asking him to undertake a  fourth year of office and it is stated  that similar petitions are being submitted to tlie other wards for signature.  Rev; Mr. Elmhurst of Central Park  and Mr. A. H. McAustland have re:  turned from a two weeks' visit to Mr.  and Mrs. A. B. Mackenzie at Chilliwack.  leable is true.  S S  W  W. R.  2337 Main Street  OWEN  Phone Fairmont 447 j  y... ���������  Much sympathy is expressed with  Mr. and Mrs. Saunders, of Tenth Avenue, in the sad loss of their only  daughter, Miss Susie Saunders, aged  16, after a brief illness.  The funeral was held from Center  & Hanna's Mount Pleasant Chapel and  a number of the choir from St. Margaret's, Cedar Cottage, attended, the  deceased shaving been a regular attendant in the choir of the church.  ReV. Wm. Bell, M.A., conducted the  service and the choir led the singing.  Sympathetic reference to this sad  event was made at last Sunday's service.  WORLD'S  LARGEST  RESTAURANT.  The Berlin zoological garden restaurant, the world's greatest eating house,  is so large that.10,000 persons can sit  down simultaneously beneath a roof.  Open air terrances for use in summer  will accommodate another 10,000 diners. There are 1000 waiters, .and the  kitchen  staff exceeds  500.    The   res-  $1000 . PASH    WILL    PURCHASE    A  iiire ;six-rooin residence on Seventeenth avenue, in tho swell part of the  C. P.'.Ii, property. This home must be  sold at;oncc, the owner is leaving the  city nnd will not rent il. Think of a.  fine modern homo with all the latest  conveniences for tfoOOO. $1000 cash,  balance G, 12, IS, and 2-1 months and  $2000 mortgage for three years; full  lot 33 by 122 feet to 20-l'oot lane; one'  block I'roni Sixteenth avenue carline  when completed. Please see us at  once. 175-1  EIGHTEENTH AVENUE NEAR ON-  tario���������A new modern home of seven  rooms artistically arranged and convenient; basement, furnace, laundry  trays, large kitchen and pantry, with  outside air shaft, den off dining-room,  large bay window in parlor, hidden  stairway; three large bedrooms and  the very best; bath and toilet separate; price is $5750; $750. cash, balance arranged to suit. Make an appointment for today. This is good just  for a few days. 85.5  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE NEAR ON-  tario. A new, modern home just completed. There are seven rooms, excellently arranged and convenient; full  basement with furnace (Hecla), laundry trays. The first floor arrangement  is most excellent and with den in the  . rear of parlor. The walls are tinted  and corners are metal. The bedrooms  are large and well-lighted. Very expensive bathroom; back {and fron t  stairways. We, can recommend this  house; price is $5750; $1250 cash, balance over two years of time.     1634  16TH AVENUE NEAR MAIN���������A Swell  5-room, 2-story cottage, fully modern,  with,furnace and laundry trays. Re  member it is 16th Avenue, near 3  carlines. Price $3350; $600 cash,  balance arranged to suit purchaser.  Lot 30x122 to 20-foot lane. 113-2  $750 CASH makes first payment on a  ��������� swell 2-story 5-room house on Carolina Street, near Broadway; rooms  are large and newly decorated; furnace and tray-B in basement. There  is gas connections. Lot is high and  is a corner. Price reduced for a few  days to $4200; $750 cash, balance arranged to suit purchaser. Let our  salesman show you this most excellent home.' 179-1  $500 CASH, and $35 per month, principal and interest (inclusive) will  purchase an excellent home on 24th  avenue, one block from Fraser avenue carline. It is fully modern, with  basement and furnace; lot lies high,  price 3750; $500 cash, balance as  rent. We have two others In the  same block.   These will please you.  $750 MAKES CASH PAYMENT on an  exceptionally fine bungalow on Hea-  : ther street,-which is paved.. This is  strictly modern in every way, and as  soon as the ;16th avenue carline is  moving will; be only'a couple of  blocks from the car. Price for Just  a few days, $3500; $750 cash balance  arranged. 109-1  19+H AVENUE���������A fine 8-room residence in the best part of the C. P. R.  property. This home must be seen  to/be appreciated. It has many advantages and conveniences you will  find in more expensive homes. Th������  price is extremely low for such a fine  home. Only $6300; $2000 cash, balance arranged to suit purchaser. We-  would like to show you this house.  '-���������87-3.  taurant has its own laundry and bakery.-:', '  a ^44j^.j~j~j~j..j.^������j~j^;~;^44^������i������.j"j^.M������ a  jt  *******9****^****-i*****<^******4*<  Some idea of the tremendous advance in real estate values at Cedar  Cottage during the past five years may  be gathered from a deal just transacted between the Bank of Hamilton  and Mr. Walter Gow, of Chilliwack.  The property in question contains a  block of stores with residential flats  over same'and is situate on a double  corner of Commercial street and Thirtieth avenue. The property changed  hands for $25,000 cash. Five years ago  Mr. Gow bought the land in question  with five other lots at $145 per lot.  warred, C2uCmzshrdletaoisbl-dlueuuju  The Church of St. Joseph, a 0 very  handsome building, situate on Waters  Road, Cedar Cottage, was crowded on  Sunday last on the occasion of the  solemn blessing of the new edifice by  Archbishop McNeil. His Grace, assisted by Father McKinnon, the pastor, blessed the altar, sanctuary and  interior of the church, and afterward  celebrated High Mass. The music w-as  Gounod's Convent Mass, which was  acceptably rendered by the newly  formed choir. In addressing the congregation, after the first gospel, His  For a few days at!  Gut Prices  $2.75 Air Tight Heaters, now ' ��������� $2.25  3 25   "     ".'"..���������"      - 2.75  3.75   "   .."���������        "          "      - 325  8.50 Oak Coal Wood & Heaters S.50  10.00 "���������':,   "      "          '.''-' 7.50  11.50  V     "      "          "         - 9.50  24.50 Open Front            "         - 19.50  35.00 to 45 00 6-hole Ranges      - 30.00  50.00 to 60.00   "       '������������������������.������.            - 45.00  COME AND SEE THESE BARGAINS  ,   and judge for yourself their value.  A. Arthur Riggs  Hardware, Plnfflbinx and Heating  3300 MAIN STREET, on  Cor. 17th & Main  PHONE:   Fairmont 1583  MAIN STREET������ SPECIAL���������$7250 for  a Main Street lot near the corner of  22nd avenue. This is good buying,  and we would urge-you to gee us  about it. $2000 cash, balance 6, 12,  and 18 months.   7 178-3  WE HAVE about ten lots on Main St.  and if interested please call and see  our list.  $300 CASH payment will purchase a  modern 5-room bungalow on John  street, just south of 25th street; flre7'  place, basement, dining-room and  hall are panelled. This Is an attractive home. $300 cash, balance $40  per month, principal and interest.  See this one. 155-3  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE LOT  near Bridge on the highest point,  practically cleared. Price is $2100  on builders' terms or $400 caBh payment, balance in 6, 12, 18 months 3-2  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE LOT  near Bridge; nearly cleared. The  cheapest lot we know about on 17tb  avenue. Price $2000; one-third cash,  balance 6 and 12 months. A good  cut in price for all cash. 180-4 -  WE CAN DELIVER A FINE DOUBLE  corner near the corner of Westminster and Victoria roads at the reduced price, for a few days of $2000.  You know this is a snap. See us  about it.   Terms can be arranged.  184-1  *****���������>**********>*******  NOTICE  , NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  I an application will be made to the  Legislative Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia at its next session for  an act to incorporate an . Educational  Institution and being the Theological  College in connection with and under  the authority of the General Conference  of the Methodist Church of Canada, with  power to hold, possess and enjoy real  and personal property within the Province, and to lease, mortgage, sell and  transfer the same: also with power to  borrow or loan money and to give or  receive security therefor; . also with  power to organize and teach classes in  Theological and allied subjects; to affiliate with other educational institutions,  confer degrees in Divinity and generally  to exercise'and enjoy such other rights,  powers and privileges as are usually  possessed  by  Theological   Colleges.     I!  Dated this 20th day of November. A. D.  1911.  TAYLOR. HARVEY. BAIRD & GRAXT,  SolicitorsforAppllcants.il  Real Estate���������Loans.7  General Agents,    Bulaview.  Eburne Heights.  2343 Main Street

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