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 Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  VOLUME III  H. K. Stevens, M.P., EpiTOR-in-CMef  VANe^UVER/BiuTi^  mmmmmmmmm  =a  It E, ELECTRIC AND  ITS_CAR SHORTAGE  la carefully worded article in the daily press  the B. C Electric seek to give the public the impression that they find it difficult to get cars.  There is an old saying that "no one is so blind as  the man who won't see/' That is just the case  with the B. C. Electric. They do not try to get  can, and we repeat what we said last week that  the real reason why the B. C. Electric do not put  on more cars is because they are selling so much  power commercially that they have not enough  to run their cars and light the city properly..;  The B. C. Electric arc exporting power to Blain,  "Wash. They are endeavoring to get control of  ������very possible industry, we are credibly informed,  that they even go to the extent of canvassing from  house to house seeking to induce unwary housewives to sign contracts not to buy power from  any other company^. All this in a mad effort to  "head off" the Western Canada Power Company,  who have their plant almost ready to deliver  power and light.  Again, permit us to remind Mr. Sperling of his  solemn promise to the City Council to have 90  cars on by June. He has only secured about 30  in the whole year and he can get all he wants.  Again we repeat it is not lack of cars, or ability  to get them, but lack of power for reasons above  stated. .  ,  The E.* C. Electric are playing a dog in the  manger game and it is about time the people  woke up and gave some attention to their rights.  All that is required is that this arrogant company  lie turned down a few times to teach it ordinary  courtesy and business etiquette.  SECOND NABBOW8 BBIDOE.  Suggestions have been made again that, in  place of a bridge at Second Narrows, a solid causeway be constructed with a lock.%  This-would have same distinct advantages over  [a bridge���������it would make the main harbor practi-  jcaUy still water and almost abolish the current  [at the First Narrows.   It would also make the  inner harbor (above the lock) a,fresh water har-  [bor, a matter of supreme importance���������making it  (possible to hold sawlogs for many years without  Pfear of toredo, and, also, will act favorably in  leaning the bottoms of Bhips.  It will -provide for  much better transportation facilities than   the  bridge to North Vancouver, as the bridge only  provides one railway track, which will not be  Very satisfactory.   Those opposed to this move  contend that the lock would cost an enormous sura  owing to the poor foundation, except at great  depth.. |t is expected that Mr. Swan will discuss  the engineering problem with Sir John Wolfe-  Barry,and if they think favorably of it that some  action may be taken.    It is not the'intention  to in any way delay the construction of whatever  means of transportation may be chosen, but to  get the most suitable.   If the engineering difficulties are not insuperable or the cost too great there  can be little doubt as to the advantage of a solid  causeway.   -    WATER PIPES.  The City Council gave an order for street pipe  to an old country firm for $75,000.00; a local'firm  put in a bid of $77,000.00 (MacDonald, Godson  Co;), the difference being two per cent. Some  of the aldermen thought it advisable to give the  contract to the local firm, even at the higher price,  claiming that local industry should be patronized.  Those opposed to this stand contended that the  lowest tenderer should always get the order.  In our opinion the local industry should be favored to this small extent, viz., two per cent. We  do not give any inducements to industries ito locate here and the least we can do is to encourage  them by giving them some slight advantage, and  surely two per cent is not too much to ask. We  need interests.of this kind here and must give  some inducement.  AN EXOELU5NT THOUGHT.  I  ])  I remembered some sentences of Ruskin 'a that  'had been curiously beautiful to me, just from the  fact they told; and how the fact interpreted itself.   He explains to us how one of the ideas of  rchitecture grew, from observing the outline left,  hen the rose, or the trefoil, or whatever was  he first traced for carving, had been cut and  aken away.   That which was left was as beauti-  ul as the central design.    So God shapes the  ower of beauty in us, and seems perhaps only  'to reveal its glory by a taking away.    But He  ueeg how fair in the line stands the outline that is  left; how the tender curves bend and cling about  all emptiness, and declare in themselves a wonderful,  essential  grace.    He makes that which  remains by the same stroke which separates and  removes; and so He chisels and thins and glorifies  Is, until in the immortal aspects in which we  shall stand before Him, only so much of the mere  form of being shall remain as shall make it possible for us to hold these thoughts of His will  with which He has been, by depriving us, filling  Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.  us  J If you want a Mayor who  \ wiuRef^eserd the City> and  not Individuals and Corpor-  atims, Vote for Findlay  !  m ������ m m������ ������ m ������"������������'������i ��������� ������ ��������� ������ hi ������'ni"���������1������ .������ ��������������� ������n������ ������'���������"��������� ������' ������ ������ ��������� . . ������ ������ ������ ������ ��������� ���������  ���������   ���������   ���������   I   ������   I   ������i������  ���������   t 'I������i|i|i|i|i !!>*������������������������������������������#������������������>#���������  or'f  Legal Department a Joke ���������Telephone a Hoax ���������Day Labor a Dead Letter  ���������False Creek Agreement " Give and Take Game"  t-���������  -w^s  Two weeks ago we charged that Mayor Taylor opposed the joint sewerage  scheme. We were correct. Mayor Taylor did not attend a single meeting of the  joint committee, except for the purpose of opposing the scheme.  Mayor Taylor has not made a single practical suggestion, at any time or place,  as to how the drainage question should be solved. Mayor Taylor has never once  proposed any plan, called any meeting, taken any steps to properly discuss the  problem.  He has always acted"dog in the manger,"���������had no scheme of his ow*n, and  childishly and jealously opposed that originated by others.  Mayor Taylor says he made th$s scheme a plank in his platform���������we reply, He  did not, and challenge him to prove otherwise.  FALSE CREEK.  His Worshipstakes credit for settling the False Creek question.  The following is an extract from his reported speech in his own paper, the  World, Dec 29, 19iQ.  He had been criticised, said the Mayor, re the False Creek agreement.  Let  them (the critics) remember that the Great Northern had the big end of the  stick.  It was a give and take agreement.  "There is now very little to be done  in the matter," said the Mayor, "except a few legal technicalities, and before  theend of'the yearforwMchtheagreement was entered (June 27, 1911) you  will find thai me Great Northern will have begun their work in the basin.  Let us examine this.  This was stated by Mayor Taylor last year, twelve months  ago, and nothing yet done;   He will probably say that the Great Northern has driv-  , en some piles. Yes, that is true, but it was worse than nothing.  But what has Taylor done?   He has openly opposed every effort to make the Great Northern get  busy, or else refrained from carrying out the mandates of the council.   He has  been Mayor for 18 months since the agreement was passed���������he promised the people'  to have the company busy in 90 days, and again we ask, what has he done to carry  out that promise f   Absolutely nothing.   He has not, by word or action, ever supported an attempt to force the Great Northern to carry out its agreement. He has  repeatedly protected them, and very frequently in his paper, the World, boosted  for them (perfectly legitimate) but in no single, remote instance has he sought to  advance the people's interests.  Again we challenge production of facts in contradiction.  We interject here the statement that it is the duty of the Mayor of a city to see  that civic agreements are fulfilled, as well as promises kept. Mayor Taylor has done  neither. ' \  To refer again to the Mayor's statement #iat the agreement with the Great  Northern was *'a; give and take agreement/* In the light of subsequent facts, we  asjc His Worship to explain this statement,���������who was the giver, and who was the  taker? The city got nothing, so it could not be the city he refex's to. Who was the  party to this "give^ and take" transaction?  . B^OBGANJZATION LEGAL PEPABTMENT.  His Worship takes great credit for reorganising the Legal Department. We  agree with that claim. The credit is entirely his. The committee appointed on  this question, eighteen months ago, took Mayor Taylor's recommendation that the  present incumbent be appointed. None but he had ever seen the new appointee,  who was in the east at the time, so His Worship can justly claim full credit for giving to the city a legal department that is the laughing stock oi the city; a veritable  We do not care to unkindly criticize the civic departments and would willingly  leave this "legal department" to the incoming council, but the Mayor's unchallenged boast demands the truth. As an advisor to the council the opinions of the Mayor's pet solicitor are absolutely valueless. They are about as obtuse as they possibly  can be, and the department would again have been reorganized, had not the aldermen been somewhat ashamed to acknowledge how they had been hoaxed.  The only reorganization which has been done is in the salary, which was raised  to $6000.00. If any department is in need of the pruning hook it is the legal department. . "    -  DAY LABOR ON CIVIC WORK.  Last year Mayor Taylor made "day labor on civic work" a plank in his platform. He had Robt. MacPherson as chairman of the Board of Works, a man who  is devoted to the Mayor's interests, yet not a word was breathed by the Mayor, or  the chairman of the Board of Works, about "Day Labor." There were aldermen  on the council who had advocated it, but not a word from the Mayor this whole  year. Again we ask for facts to contradict this statement. Further he is now  seeking to bribe the civic employees by promising them $3.00 per day. Over ninety  per cent of the men working for the city day work, on sewers and streets, are foreigners, most of whom have come on since Mayor Taylor has been Mayor, yet not  once has Mayor Taylor raised his voice or attempted to give civic work to our own  countrymen, yet he would give these alien American Italians $3.00 per day, simply because their votes can be secured at the city's expense.    ,  | CIVIC TELEPHONE FARCE.  We again call public attention to the Mayor's claim that he secured the right  to the city to construct its own telephone system.  This is both false and true. False in-so-far as to the claim that he was active in  securing the approval of the government, because he did nothing in that respect,  the other members of the delegation secured that right, but it is true, in that he,  the Mayor, induced the B. C. Telephone to withdraw opposition, at the expense of  an assurance that the city would not exercise the right when granted. This fact,  the Mayor himself admitted.  He played the city false in this case and subsequent occurrences prove it to  be true. After giving the B. C. Telephone the assurance above noted, His Worship supported his position by a series of subtle moves. A resolution was introduced calling for an investigation into the telephone situation in Vancouver. By  all parliamentary rules the mover should have been on the committee as chairman, but. the Mayor, in his anxiety to protect the company, entirely ignored the  mover and appointed three aldermen, known to be opposed to the objects for which  the committee was appointed. These gentlemen were perfectly honest in their  views, but absolutely one-sided, and the result was a foregone conclusion. .  Then again the Mayor has not on any occasion suggested in any way that we  have our own telephone system. He has assiduously opposed every effort to use  the so-called right to own our own telephone system.  We challenge him to produce  (Continued on Pag* S)  Mil ������ii������ UMI IHII I I I'ltMII ���������^���������^���������������������������^������������������^.t lllllllillX  ���������i������i������i������i������ii������i#>������i������*������>������*������i������<������i������i*r������i������i������������  ���������������  a >  Oll|0 aJprminalOIitg  flr*00, lltmitrtl  Extends their But Hashes  for the Health and Happiness  of their Friends and Patrons  during 191$, and Gratefully  Acknowledge ail Favors, Real  and Contemplated.  1 ..-  MmtlMHtMMIMIIIHIIHIMlUIH <  GREAT NORTHERN AGAIN  AFTER DREDGE MASTODON  The Great Northern Railway Company are le������v-~  ing no stone unturned in their efforts to seetkre  the use of the Government Dredge Mastodon for  their private works. They have wired or Written  to numerous Cabinet Ministers and public offiemlt  at Ottawa; they have sought the assistance of the  Provincial Government and the City Counefl, but  their requests have all been referred to the loefl  member, H. H. Stevens, who has positively refused  to sanction the diversion of the dredge from the  Work at the first Narrows:  This dredge was built to do the work in the  first Narrows and has been on the Coast for about *  a year, but by political pull she Was allowed, by  the Ute administration, to do an uU<^tssMes������.  job, at the cost of about'450,000.00 to the public,  at Alberai, . ' -1  '-  .."    *������  . J?*? widening of the first Narrows from about  500 feet to 1200 feet is so absolute necessity and  will require, with one shift, about tour years to  complete. It is a stupendous undertaking. Already about a year has been lost. During the election Mr. Stevens promised that he would do his  best to get the dredge started on this important  work as soon as possible. He succeeded in doing  so, but for the part month the Great Northern  and other companies have been using every known  political influence to get the dredge, and would/  have succeeded only for* the flat refusal of, Jffe'  Stevens. -     '    7  The grounds of refusal are that the public interests roust take priority over private interests,  and, as the dredge was built for the Narrows'  work, that is the place where she should be employed. Further, that as the Panama Canal will  be opened in a couple of years, it is imperative that  everything possible should'-be doge to get ready  for the increased trade resulting. ^  Mr.'Stevens has also succeeded in getting a  double shift on the dredge, which will cut the  time"for theaccomplishmentof the'"work-m-hialfr-5'  The second crew is not yet at work, but as soon  as the necessary funds are appropriated, it will  commence.  The Great Northern might as well cease their  efforts as the policy is definite and final, viz: file  Dredge Mastodon to be kept in the Fn*tt Narrows  until the work is done.  WW  v '.,:%|$  \ , .< AUScrl  ;���������> "  J-Jf It1* J J  ���������r  ���������aSm  ^*������  it   J     '- it      I   \  ������*������  . i*  mm  FEARFUL AEBAIGNMENT.  "Pretty near is not near enough. It is the  'pretty near' that builds Austen (Pennsylvania)  dams and similar engineering failures. It is  'near enough' that is killing and maiming Canadians every day. The engineer must be accurate." So said the Honorable Mr. Justice Riddell  at the Engineers' Club, Toronto. Forty-four dollars per minute represents the fire waste in Canada this year; 36,710 persons were killed and injured in railway and industrial accidents in four  years in Canada, an average of 25 persons a day.  That is what we pay for inaccuracy) carelessness  and lack of respect for life and property.  If you want a Mayor who  will Represent the City, and  not Individuals and Corpo^  ations, Vote for Findlay  ���������:fo =  ;iei������; n*s������i������i������>t t ������������������������������������#������! emsmeitj  THE BROADWAY THEATRE  The Broadway Theatre is now  open for business, having the  latest films, all of a strictly  moral character ���������Comedy\  Drama and Scenery. Three-  piece Orchestra led by Prof,  Pollard. The entrance is between Main and Quebec Sts.  on Broadway. Admission 10ct  children 5c. Matinees 2 to 5;  Evenings 7 to 11 p. m.  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� in in  iemeH^teiSMienisiMueiemem'e  Si; -I   t  JL  r  -������J      v-5i  THE WESTERN CALL.  ������������������������i������iei������iei������>������K������t������t������i������'HH' ���������!��������� iehe>������i������i������iei������'!������������������������������������������������������������  I Carpenter's Tools!  \ ,        We have the most complete stock of Carpenter's Tools < !  I in Grandview and we sell at CITY PRICES.        We sell to ;;  j; give our customers satisfaction, all our tools being uncoh-  ;;  i! ditionally guaranteed.      Come and look over our stock. <'  ��������� i  \ <  ���������    I fill Q I QO   M your chairs,  JdU'U'Ldl   a^ed  during  >   w   r cannot do bet  tables or floors got dam- <  Xmas   excitement,   you \  . .  ~. better than use the above ;  .   varnish stain,       It is easy to put on, drys quickly and also <  ;  drys hard.,    WATCH OOR WINDOWS. ���������  I 1714-1716 Park Drive       Phone? Seymour 8601;  BRANCH STORE COLLINGWOOD ������.       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L. 640  66 ft on, 10th Avenue, between Sasamant and Tolime  The best homesite in Point Grey, $3800.00.  19 Acres, numbering X to 10, being all of Lot 102, being a  Subdivision of Lots 3-10845 and portion of 1 and 16, group 1  New Westminster District Map 874  This property faces on the Blue Mountain Road, and is all  cleared and in grass.  Phone or write at once if you are interested.  Price 11000,00 per Acre.  B. 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BEATTIE  Auctioneer,  Appraiser and Notary Public for British Columbia  General Ileal Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  Germany vs. Great Britain  Prof. E. Odium, HUl, B.Sc.  Is* Germany to blame.in her insistent demand  for more territory? Is her army and navy increase a voluntary aet ������a her part, or is it the  result of dire necessity! Is Germany to be condemned for building Dreadnoughts with feverish  haste, and at enormous expense in time of peace?  To these questions my answer is, that she is not  to blame. She has no choice. She must extend  her territory, or gradually drop back to second  and then to third place among the nations. The  Hague Peace Tribunal, Carnegie's nonsensical expressions on behalf of peace, And the tiresome  writings of scores of prominent journalists, all fail  to reach the mark.  These would-be teachers and preachers of  peace go on the supposition that the nations of  the earth can, by arrangement, fix permanently  their national areas and boundary lines.  Let me say that this is impossible. It has  never been done in the history of the world. It  has never been done in the history of a single nation. It never will be done in the future* while  there are several nations engaged in the individual and national struggles enforced by nature upon  them. Hence the men, like Mr. Carnegie, and  those who talk and write along his lines on this  question, are either ignorant or dishonest.  - Now, I am safe in saying that the bulk of  the rank and file of the peace-at-any-price promoters, are men and women who take the Scriptures aa their guide. If so, they insult the Author  of these very Scriptures by pretending Jhat peace  is possible by the means and along the lines proposed. The Scriptures as well-as common sense,  and the unmistakable voice of nature and necessity, speak in the clearest terms, saying that there  is not and cannot be peace for a long period yet.  _��������� The Scriptures announce wars of proportions,  numbers engaged, calamitous results and stupendous changes, far beyond anything of past history.  Thus then, men and women pretend that they  have the teaching of Scriptures to aid them in demanding and working for an unreasonable and  impossible proposition. ( C  ; The wars of the future, foretold in the Scriptures, will come to pass, or the Scriptures are not  true. If these yrara of the -future, foretold by  prophets, are not coming, then the prophets were  ignorant or wilful liars, ^e may as. well talk  plainly;    ;  I now say that these peace-loving folk have  failed to learn from history, from the Bible, from  the trend of current events, from the manifest  necessities of the times, and f roim the inexorable  laws of nature. These laws are universal and  /eternal' ..-.'������������������.  From this we may be the better able to examine into the real position-and movements of  Germany. It matters little whether we recall her  war with Austria in 1866, or France in 1870, or  China and, the Morocco affair in later times. It  matters not whether we look at the long line of  underground diplomacy with* Turkey from the  days of Disraeli, Gladstone and Lord Salisbury;  or the scheming in Western Asia and Palestine;  or whether we look; at the tremendous pressure exerted to construct a railway from the Mediterranean Sea to the head of the Persian Gulf, to  wards whieh both Germany and Russia have been  looking and striving for many years. I say it  matters not which of these and other problems we  look at, we will see at the bottom the one simple"  cause of all these national and international  phenomena. German necessity forces her to move  outward, in order,to save her full-grown nationhood.  She must have food for her people. To get  food, her people must have work. To find work  there must be factories. To maintain factories  there must be markets. These markets must be  so related to Germany that they will most surely  continue to take her goods at such prices as will  keep the whole complex system going, without  starving her'millions. Now, we know that Germany has outgrown her home hive. Her sons and  daughters have, for long decades, been running  away from her shores in very large numbers.  And in their migrations from Fatherland they  have been lost to the Home-land, because they  have had to go to other countries and there become citizens.  To keep her children within her fold she must  have other lands under her flag and government.  To do this there are only two plans that can be  adopted. She must use diplomacy as in the  Agadir case, or fight as in the case oi France in  1870. But in diplomacy she is forced to have  both naval apd martial preparedness, or her attempts at diplomacy would be derided. Now,  wisely, and of necessity, she builds dreadnoughts,  cruisers, torpedo boats, destroyers and air ships,  and does every other thing which she deems  necessary to enable her to extend her dominions.  This, then, is the real struggle. ��������� Let Mr. Carnegie  show that there is a way by which Germany can  extend her territories and not go to war sooner  or later, and he will accomplish something of  value. But any scheme that he and his peace coworkers propose must absolutely make provision'  for the steady and rapid expansion of Germany. ������������������  But this is not all. In twenty-five of fifty  years, both the BritishEmpire and the United  States will'''-be forced to plan for much greater  areas. Already the United States people are migrating by scores of thousands annually because  of internal, increasin g home-pressure. Long since,  this has come to England, Scotland, Wales and  Ireland; and is very close at hand with New Zealand and Tasmania.  Now we know, or ought to know, that nations  will not die voluntarily. Necessity knows no law,  hot even the law of peace/ Hence when the pinch  of international pressure comes, then there is only  one plan of settlement left. And that is war,  bloody war, hellish war  I say then, that this is the prospect, and  never can or will be evaded until a new vision  comes to mankind, until a new plan be adopted,  until other than the present economies'prevail,  and until there is but one and only one supreme  ruling power on this earth.  In this connection I would urge the peace-  lovers to read the statements of Victor Hugo, of  Vernadsky, of Dr. Geffcken, and the prophetic  Scriptures on this question.  CATHOLICISM.  ���������������-  The Reliable Sheet Metal Works  3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 868  ;|  Cornices, Jobbing and Roofing %  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY. J  ������������  C. Errington  C. Magnone  %  ,������.X"K"1'* !:< It II9* ������ V* H t ***** Wri**$****** * ** M"l���������+*** ** *  (Rev. Owen Bulkeley, A.K.C., Load.)  Prot B. Odium's article on Koraan-  Izing practices in extreme high church  clrcleB of the Church of England, betrays the uBual want of comprehension  of high church doctrine and ritual to  which we are accustomed, when persons competent to deal-with secular  matters appertaining to Protestantism  wade out beyond their depth. To put  the Archbishop of Canterbury after  His Grace of York, and to write of  the Bishop of Lambeth (a prelate who  is non-existent) is to betray'want of  knowledge of things familiar to. most  persons, and cause feelings of scepticism as to the accuracy of the many  -wild statements contained in the article generally.  The professor is strong on the  church of his forefathers, and yet runs  a tilt against the high church party  because they conform to their said  forefathers' usuage, and refuse to dub  themselves Protestants, adhering to  the time-honored name of Catholics.  Now, it is notorious that the Second  Prayer Book of Edward VI. was a com_-  promise to extreme Puritan susceptibilities, and yet although the low  church party had the virtual control  of this revision and had the term Protestant buzzing in their ears, they excluded it entirely from the Prayer  Book, recognizing that they were true  Catholics, and reciting daily their belief, "I believe in the holy Catholic  church."  Protestant is a German word used  on a particular occasion and refers, to  members of the Lutheran church. So  far from the high church party playing into the hands of Roman Catholicism, it is time that your readers realized that it is those who glory in the  name���������political in origin���������of Protestants, who are really helping Rome all  along the line; for the Roman church  loves to appropriate the title of Catholic all to herself, and In all the newspapers throughout the Dominion Tieads,  her news columns with "Catholic,"  not "Roman  Catholic Matters."  Catholic means universal. Protestant means the dissent of a minority  from the proceedings of a majority,  and is the most sectarian term in existence. |  It would be interesting to have chapter and verse from 'Professor Odium  .,. ���������     l  as to the acceptance of those belonging to what*he terms "the High Anglican church" of the Pope of Rome as  their spiritual father; such charges  should not appear in print without  means of verification.  I'inally, why "the grand, old, national, apostolic Anglican church?" I am  afraid.I do not understand, for if it is  old and national, it must be Catholic!  NOTE.���������The PorteBtant party were  so called from protesting against a  decree of Charles V. and the Diet of  Spires, and is distinctly a German  name, rightly pertaining to the members of the Lutheran church.  A  BIRD'S  GRIEF.  SCIENCE AND PROGRE88.  Dogs have been known to die of  grief at the grave of their master;  and it was supposed that such affection was possible only to this faithful companion of man. It would seem,  however, that birds are capable of a  similar attachment. A little child in  Jacksonville, Fla., formed a friendship  with a mocking bird. The bird had  built- a nest in an orange grove near  the piazza where the child waB accustomed to play. The child discovered the nest, and soon began to  throw crumbs on the piazza for the  bird, which, growing fearless, would  come to her feet to pick up the  crumbs.  At length the child sickened and  died. The bird missed his benefactor,  and when the corpse was lying in the  coffin, was seen to light on the window sill of the room, and sing one of  his sweetest songs.  Soon after, he was found dead on  the piazza, whether from, grief, or  from loss of his accustomed food, no  one could say. But he was-laid tenderly on the coffin of the child, and  they were buried in one grave.  The world supply of rubber 1b soon  expected to come from the cultivated  plant, or tree, aa the supply of wild  rubber is constantly decreasing.  The opening of the Grand T8runk  Pacific railroad to Prince Rupert will  cut 500 miles oft the route from Chi  cago to the Orient.  A new process of making flour or  meal has been patented, in which  steam is injected into a mass of cereal 4o disrupt the starch cells, after  which the mass is dried by passing it  through blasts . of air, and is' then  ground into flour or meal of any fineness.  A consular report from Japan states  that the city of Toklo will install a  complete system of modern sanitary  Bewerage before the opening of the  world's exposition, which is to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of  the crowning of the mikado. Tokio  has a very large area in proportion  to its population, viz., about 100  square miles; hence the installation  of sewers will be an immense undertaking. The cost is estimated at from  17 to 20 million dollars.  "RELIGIOUS FREEDOM" IN JAPAN.  Boys who have been apprenticed to  no trade and who want to make a  career for themselves invent their occupations. The knocker cleaner has  been knocking at the door. But two  boys of Charlton appear to be starting  a new industry. They called up the  housemaid.  .. "Do :your missus want any kittens  or cats drownded today? Penny each,  or four for thrippence."���������I<cndon  Chronicle.  Shoe Repairing  BY  AN  EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington ;  BROADWAY,  Between Main St. and Westminster Rd.  ;>������������'ISI'������l������i|������.i4ttltil������.H������t,|i������i|  I!     The  best-stock of ARMS,  ������ ������  ^AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY,  ;; and SPORTING GOODS can  * *  ;; be found at the store of  \\Chas. Rlisdall  618-620 Hastings St.  *l������Iti���������i������I������i������i������i������i������������#i������|������  A  Also largfc variety of;  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock of  PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOt)  OUR BEST FLOUR  FT. VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Weslariaster Road  ���������KM���������  ~ '  PRONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  J  W%. INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon ;j  Office awl Residence:  SUITE A. WARDEN BUJLP'G  25th Ave. and Main St  JWILMAHS  Express, Paggage  and  Furniture Removed  Sonth Vancouver     ���������     Roslya Street;  Off Bodwellftd.. Six block* cwt of Frwer       ,  FIRST-CLASS  SriOeMAKJNQ  ANO SHOE REPAIRING  DONE AT  PPTPRS & CO.  Near Comer Main Street and Broadway  piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  S65f ft?* 4K������mm������ West  Fifty years ago there was no such  expression as "religious freedom" in  the entire range of Nippon literature.  To-day the phrase has been written  into the constitution of the land. Less ]  than fifty years ago, if you wished to  have a free fight on the spot, without  loss of time, all that you had.to do  was to call a gentleman a "Yaso"���������  chat is to say, "Jesus." And to-day?  Admiral Uriu, who battered the fine  Russian cruiser Variag in the harbor  of Chemulpo, is a Christian; and  many other officers of the navy and  army of Japan are proud to be'called  Yaso. The editors of some of the  leading metropolitan dailies are Christian. In 1890, when the imperial diet  was convened for the first time in the  history of Japan, the house of representatives had a Christian for its  president. His majesty the emperor  contributes regularly to the funds cf  the Y.M.C.A. To-day no one can irritate a Japanese by calling him Yaso.  These, are some of the fruits of the  missionary work in Japan. Not the  fruits, however.���������Adachi Kinnosuke,  in the September Century.  Office Phone:  Seymour 94 it  Rea. Phone:  Fainsont It*  Fairmont Transfer Co.  ExpressiDray  Civility  Promptfi's  Moderate  Prices  Furniture  and  Piano  Movers  Addresses:  50412th Ave. L   136 Alexandra St.  Bulbs  Tulips,   Crocuses,   Lillies,  Hyacinths,  Narcissus,  etc;    also Flowers  and Plants in season.  KEELjER'S  NURSERV  Cor !5th Ave. & Main St.  FHONE: Fairmont 817R ���������  5  .'rife5  lilllt  ispg^ill  ::������!������  THE WESTERN CALL:  Mi  < tt i Hit i in 11 >n ������i h n i n >>>:���������; i-i t-11-:> a i 11111 it it its i>  1   Z  Use Stave  t  Lake  Power  | And Have a PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR f  *������  iv z  ir  K.i  i  E'< ?  ������,  I,  Our Power is now ready  for delivery. 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McBride'  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware  Electric Sad Irons  Electric Stoves  Electric Percolators  Electric Toasters  Carving Sets  Cutlery, etc  I Cor- Main Str. ������rol 16th Ave. J  PHONE r Fairmont 8201*  ���������-���������---:=:-- '������������������������������������'- branch Store:  Corner Eraser and Miles Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  ************************** ���������������������*������������������������������������������������������*���������*���������������*���������������������������������������������������*���������  "Inasmuch as ye have done It unto  one of the least of these my brethren,  ye have done It unto Me."   i  To those who had the good fortune  to visit the Central City Mission in  Vancouver on Christmas Day, a visible  manifestation was presented of the  right kind of practical Christianity and  Xmas cheer, presented in such a way  that xhade the onlookera feel that God  ceased to seem "a God afar off," but  became a living reality At this time  of the year there are in the city of  Vancouver many in destitute circumstances who through no fault of their  own are down and out; others who  have fa������.en in the social scale through  Intemperance and its associated vices;  but be it from any one cause they: are  here���������hungry, cold and miserable. The  first step in the raising and uplifting of  this class of unhappy humanity la to  feed them, and yesterday morning  (Dec. 25th) at 12 o'clock, without any  discrimination Of class, creed or color,  six hundred of the homeless were  seeking admission to the auditorium  of the Central Mission.  - Never will the writer of this article  have the sight blotted from the tablets  of his memory, as he saw them, file into, the hail in relays and" take their  places at the tables which were loaded  down with the good things that had  been provided by many of the Christian workers and the wholesale and retail merchants from all parts of the  city who had known of the good work  done hithertofore, and had given of  their substance to carry to a successful issue the task undertaken by the  members of the Mission! and' right  nobly did the band of faithful workers  tackle what seemed a super-human  task." With the regularity of clockwork, table after table was filled by  the committee and cleared by those  who eagerly and thankfully partook of  the host of good things that were  abundantly supplied.  The dinner lasted^from 12 o'clock  until six, and we,are sure by the .remarks we heard, fully appreciated. The  auditorium was beautifully decorated  with holly "and other garlands suggestive of the season, and in fact everything was done as tar aa possible to  make the Christmas tor those partaking of the hospitality truly happy.  .While the dinner was in progress the  people of the Mission who were in attendance gave several selections, music and eolos, recitations, speeches and  songs. The singing was well rendered  by Messrs. J. M. Logan and W. B. Rob  inson, the sweet singers of the Mis  sion, and was well received. While  the music played by Miss Kinley and  the two Misses James brought to the  thoughts of many memories of borne.  The remarks-by Mr. F. Willie and Mr.  Walker were listened to with much interest, and a recitation or two by R.  Snyth, brought the entertainment to a  close, an entertainment and dinner  that will long "be remembered.  At this time a few words relative to  the Central City Mission, its aims and  objects, may not be out of place, and  we have gathered the few notes here-  ii  good work done In the old.days.  At that time a restaurant wan also  one of the features ������f the ok! Mission,  and no one went away hungry. Work  was found for the unemployed, and  with faith and prayers fhe good work  went on. Again the accommodation  was found insufficient, and those who  had been in the work from the earlieBt  inception along wtBh ethers who had  joined the faithful band, decided to  build the present Central City Mission.  With little means at their command,  but with an abiding faith in the power  of the living God, they undertook the  task. Citizens of Vancouver became  Interested in the work which was promulgated, and In the month of May of  this present year the Mission was  thrown open to the public.  Since the opening, and up to the present time of writing, the building has  accommodated over sixty thousand,  and many at the present time are turned away nightly.  ��������� The building is quiet, clean and comfortable. Lights are out at> eleven  o'clock, and since the Mission has been  opened it has been only necessary on  three occasions to have three persons  incarcerated In the city Jail. Least  my readers may form a wrong impression relative to the alms and objecta  of the Mission, I may state that One  of the main features Is at follows: To  provide- cheap rooms for: young men  who are In this city and far from home  and who wish to be away from the  many temptations that are so often  lurking in other places, and to be near  and surrounded by godly Influences.  Another feature is the providing night  after'night, for those who drift, in and  out, a cheap,, clean and comfortable  bed, also to provide for those who are  without means, and truly THEIR numbers are many.  This part of the work is looked after  by Mr. Alexander, and from what I  have seen relative to that department,  Mr. Alexander has no cinch. Mr.  Walker, the caretaker and general supervisor of the building, with a small  staff looks after the building, cavitation, heating, lighting, etc., and must  be busy from morning to night to keep  the building In such a tidy condition;  Each evening in the large auditorium  there is a religious meeting held from  eight o'clock until nine, which la addressed from time to time by the different ministers from the several  churches In the city, along with the  missionary, Mr. F. Willie.  We cannot close without a strong  appeal to the Christian citizens of Vancouver to aid this,good work. Wo believe there are many who if they will  only take the time to visit the Mission, will go away saying, "The half  was never told." The management  feel that there is much work to be  done in the upbuilding of the unfortunate ones. And yet their hands are  tied. The building is still in debt;  could that be once lifted, then more  of the real true mission work could  be accomplished. More of the poor  could be fed, clothed and their incoming and outgoing be assured.  The city of Vancouver owes a debt  of gratitude to the Central City Mis-  Jtfft  Mia Tru������"f* ft������*f  "The bajf ban never been laid, *njs/f  < .As interview with im nufjuonr tlrnn  recently Is a western paper.��������������� tfee  effect that there- h������ abundant" timber  on the line of the Hudson Bay i*svT|J*l?������* *J*r*^ ���������"���������!���������*���������*:  way laan lUnstratfoa of ������* snlaap.,. for ^ ttosWrnimrimtZi  prehamden in regard to than matter truly Impressed by the many wonder*  that exists fa the public nfind.   B* of his kingdom,  causer these are large areas of mad la  the north on which there Is timber of  some- feted, the conclusion la reached  that it la all or present value '������noV:that  the- country haa an unlimited supply.  As a matter of fact a careful Inspection of the timber along the line of  the Hudson Bay Railway made In the  years 1910 and 1911, by the FVMrestry  Branch of the Department of the Interior, shows that there is not enough  mature timber along the line of that  railway to build, the road. There are  no prairie districts of any extent along  the route, there are trees every where,  but owing to repeated Urea the forest  Is, except on the merest fraction of the  area, too small for commercial purposes and unless it can be protected  from fire until it reaches maturity,  will'never be of any use to the country. Explorations in other parts of  the northern forested districts tell the  same tale. Everywhere fire has worked havoc, and the forest la a mere  wreck of what'it might have been If  fires could be prevented. And unless  adequate measures are taken now to  protect the young and Immature forests which form the major part of the  atand, the outlook for the future It  none too good. .   sy.  If the northern toreata are^o con*  tlnue to be a permanent source of  wealth to the country, It Is absolutely  necessary that the fire ranging system  should be .extended and that proper'  methods of management of the forest  should be applied, and public education to the value of the forest is even  more necessary.  In Sweden, which has large extents  of northern forest, practically uninhabited, similar to those in northern  Canada, has about eliminated the fire  danger In such districts mainly by edu-  eating her people to tne value of the  forests.  "But," he emiled afterward, "ersa  if she had not been completely surprised I had one trick np my sleeve.  I waa going to Inaugurate tome Monday bargain sales In the baseaia #���������'-  necessary.    Happily, we may allow,  them to wait until some future as  --Woman's World.  mm  BORDER T  First Class Ladies' and  Best Workmanship Goaraatead   Repsirtor a Specialty  1  "i .iii  ii  iij  VOTE FOB  Exhibition  snid Western Progress  high cuss mmmm saws  16iMUaMl������������wTMr'MieeUlalcri4ttrt*jit$secliirrlcw Table    Fruits.  AIT. PLEASANT CONFECTIONERY, 2440 Main St.  ~W.  H.   ARMSTRONG, Prop.  there is a proolenv which we meet face  to face. What shall we do for the  poor, the homeless, friendless and destitute? This problem can only be Christian citizens of this city helping  I solved by those who devote their time to hold up their hands. All honor to  regularly to solving this question. A those who have and are still aiding  mere giving from time to time will not  HHi|iflt.iUi������������.|..|.i|i.|.iUii|.l.;.iiiir������������<w  **************************  Qmnsd by Special Machinery ������  Keys made to order. 4*  BICYCLE REPAIRING  CORNER MAIN STREET AND BROADWAY  t M 11< 11 III >H r> 111 >������l 1111 t'M'll I'M Hit 11 It I HI,  i  ���������Hi ii ***************** moot 11 ������i ii 11111 ii i i������mi ii it iii  Ptmamt Bmyviow HS2  VAN UrTORD BROS.  We have a Choice Selection of Cut Flowers for New  Years Fancy Baskets  Fern Dishes in Great Variety  Fine Primulas at 25c each  | Orders by Phone promptly attended to.  I 999 Broadway W.,        Cor. Broadway and Oak I  til l****-*****************iO !' M"H"i"l"M- !"!��������������� **************  \  %  E. M. WICKENS  The People's Cartage  ���������       ���������    -  Main Street and Bodwell Road  Phone: Fairmont  1544  in set down, hoping they may be of; sion.   Night after night they are ehel-  interest to the readers of The Western tering from one to two hundred souls  Call. without money and without food; giv-  lA our rogreso In every walk Of life ing freely to deserving cases; assist  ing them when possible to find work,  and that with a debt on the building  that can be wiped out by a few of the   r-  SOME UGLY UTTLC IMPS.  solve the difficulty; it must be pushed  to a logical and a demonstrable conclusion by men of intelligence, ability  and faith, who are vitally interested in  a matter that is of fiuch deep concern  to every citizen in any city, town or  country; men to whom the "still small  voice" comes; men who have discernment, who instinctively know tbe honest from the dishonest when they come  to him for help, whether the story is  told frankly and fully or a part is withheld, one who undertakes such a task  as a life's mission, who has set himself  apart and with the help of Divine power will do that and that alone���������such  men and such men only can solve the  problem. And here In Vancouver there  are many such. One I now mention Is  the manager of the Central City Mission, P. G. Drost, one of the founders  of the same.  Four years ago he, with a few others, formed the old Mission, known as  the City Mission, on Harris street.  From its earliest inception, backed up  by tbe Spirit of God, it grew apace,  until this building was found inadequate, it being too small to accommodate those.for which it was intended.  A removal was made Just opposite to  where the new Central Mission Hall  now stands.  Alter the consolidation of a strong  Christian organization it was decided  to branch out still further in the. great  work.of uplifting and helping fallen:  humanity, and at a meeting of the com-  jmittee  it  was  recommended   that  a  | large rooming house should be fitted  j up for the accommodation of the homeless.   This was done, and the good  work went on; many souls were saved  and brought to a knowledge of Christ  and are today living testimonies of the  and standing by the noble efforts put  forward by those in charge. May they  reap abundant blessings and benefits,  and may these few lines reach some  of those who have intended to assist  but who are dilatory, and be an incentive to uuick substantial activity, and  great Bhall be the reward.  Thanking you in advance for the insertion of this letter,  Yours,  ROBT. SMYTH.  YOUR NICHE.  There's a niche for you In the world,  my boy,  A corner for you to fill.  And it waits today  Along life's way  For the boy with a frank "I will."  So, lad, be true;  The world wants you  In- tbe corner that you may fill.  There's a niche in the world for you,  my girl,  A corner for you to fill;  For a girl that is kind,  With a pure, sweet mind,  A place that is waiting stilt.  So, lass, be true;  The world wants you  In the corner that you may fill.    *  There's a niche for you both in the  world, my dears,  A corner for you to fill.  And a work to do  Which no one but you  In God's great plan can fulfill.  So, dears, be true;  The world wants you.  And your place Is waiting still.  ���������Lutheran Woman's Work.  If you don't belleva in falrlet, and the  elves are not your friends,  And you have so faith In brownies  or In gnomes.  Let me give yqii Just a gllmpee  of the ugly little IMPS  That invade today to niany happy  homes.  J  IMPollteness Is an IMP wnom .every  child should try to shun,  And older people, too,   without   a  doubt.  IMPatlence is another  Who will cause you lots of bother  'Less you send blot quickly to the  right-about.  IMPertinence   and   IMPudence   are  naughty little twins,  And, oh, it is astonishing to see  The mischief that they do!  And, my dear, if Iwere you.  Their comrade I would never, never  be.  One little IMP will sit astride a pencil  or a pen  Whene'er there is a problem bard in  view.  And draw bis mouth 'way down.  And whine out, with a frown:  "IMPossible. IMPbssible to do!"  IM Prudence   and    IMPenitence   and  IMPulse are three more  (Though the latter Is not always under ban);  And there are- more, no doubt.  Who are hovering about  To get ua Into mischief if they can.  Of little foxes you have heard, who  spoil the lovely vines.  These ugly IMPS are dangerous, too,  you see.  Let us raise a battle-shout!  We may put them all to rout  Oh,   what   glorious   victory   that  would be!  ���������Pauline Frances Camp, in St Nicholas.  If jwi once cook a CforiatnukS *t  Dinner with DRY WOOD yo?5  never  rest content with anjr   '  other.  Our Wood is Dry Wood.  $&0Q per Cord, delivered.  5*  ���������f-n   /  'fc fo  ' \v  ->  R. D0HERTY^*3?I5  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Phone: Fairmont noi-L  firea t West Cirtip to  UmiUd  ;���������*������ .������������������ Jpo^j^ro <  XE'lannnnltf  ������*��������� tsy Ss^nsssssjf^  Express, Truck and 4hftj(  T^^^^" ^Pr*wn^ ^^SS^aa^enjssjW ^^SSshlQSSW S^^SSjSJfnjS^BTlH^  .    Customs 3ro|**i^~  Forwarding ami Wstrt t*rt^ Ag*oU  Phone* sqfftwii*7474  III Lts Nk., Cr. flstflnft ft 4MeIt %U  Vssstsynr, i������C-  Mela  QroceryStore  TM* Week's Special  TI������A  Scotch Short-bread.  Try our Tent and  you will be pleased.  WASTER BROS.  Cor. f rater Ave. W. ft Westminster R4.  %%^^%%%%%V������Vsyt>VSy  ���������i  i  0. Pone, Prat. i  619 BROADWAY W. !  mi  The Best EAT in the City.  A Good Square Meal always '  guaranteed, otherwise '  money returned. [  Meats 6 to 10;  11:30 to 2: ! >  5 to 8.   Short orders at all f  hours. f  Meal Tickets, $4.50  i  m  III It M!11������<IH H11 111 III It 11H11111||M1111111 III������������  i  t  ... FOR ..���������  Drugs or Prescriptions  Telephone  Fairmont 514  Always Prompt, Always Accurate  J. R. DARUNG, lllh Ave. ft Main St.  '������������������I I It 1 811111 H 1II11 e 111111 ��������� H It It* IM 111H111 III HI f *"-/# tf.-*->..*���������-.-';-'?,  x-.  THE WESTERN CALL.  ��������� Ill III t I'll 1 Mil IU1IIMH  : TX7E Thank You  for ::  Your   Patronage ::  I During 1911, and Wish :  I You a Happy and Pros- :  : perous New Year.  |.!.S*-V������W-'-.--''..'  Table Supply  ; 518 BROADWAY, B.::  In.   HARFORD ii  Sti4| 11111 M III! 1 H* I 1111������  Vote for FINDLAY and  Aldermen who will give  him Support in a Fair,  Clean, Progressive Administration of Public Affairs  Collingwood Fire Brigade.  Members of No. 1 fire hall, Collingwood, met in a social way on Friday  last to honor Mr. F. W. Wright, secretary of the brigade. Captain Almas  presided, and during the evening Mr.  R. Flack was called upon to present  Mr. Wright with a beauUful ring.  South Vancouver Trade Licenses.  The trade licenses Issued in South  Vancouver during 1911 amounted to  $962.50, made up aa follows: Merchandise, $107; laundries, $60; hawkers,  $884; expressmen, $82.50; livery stables; $10; auctioneers, $80; pool rooms,  $280; and theatres, $65.  Another Cougar Stery.  Lett Friday evening, the 6 o'clock  Burnaby Lake car struck and killed a  cougar which was standing in the center of the track on the bridge which  spans SU11 Creek. It is said that the  passengers knew nothing of the incident until the car reached New Westminster.  l-fe--; ?;':'-���������:.���������'���������..!;'���������:  |t^:'-X;'' -7'.; '.."���������  rj"r-.'i���������'���������'.: '���������������������������'.���������  Your Vote and Influence is Solicited for the Election of  JAMES   EADIE  ;"The People's Candidate"  ::    w SCHOOL TRUSTEE  llr. Esdl������ has been Endorsed by Five Rate Payers' Associations  ssinuni���������iinini>mui������> <inmn11mm111111 n������ ������  South \%ricouver Election  ���������:*::'���������  ��������� .������ ���������  THE YBABS 1911 AND 1912.  Nineteen Hundred Eleven has come and gone with its golden  opportunities and rare possibilities, with its favors, pains, pleasures  and disappointments. There remain with us the fruits of labor or  the seeds of a harvest yet to be, and the memory of experiences,  past as history, but ever present in effect and productive power.  Dreams of success or failure, with fancies beautiful, grotesque or  singularly extravagant have entertained us for a time, only to  vanish as mist at Nature's silent but effective command,���������  "They come, the shapes of joy and woe,  The airy crowds of long ago,     /  The dreams and fancies known of yore,  That have been, and shall be no more."  Departing Year, we heartily thank you for your twelve months'  visit.   We have enjoyed your company and now reluctantly say,  "Farewell!"  Into the year entering we will carry a sweet and grateful mem  ory of you and the many mercies you served us from a liberal hand.  Tour name will remain as fragrance and your offerings will reappear developed and transformed. Spirit memory never loses its  possessions.,���������  ''Long, long be my heart with such memories filled,  tyke the vase in which roses have once been distilled:  '���������""You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will,  But the scent of the roses will cling to it still."  Enter Nineteen Hundred Twelve! We extend to you our  hand in most cordial welcome! Come into our homes and our places  of business-or pleasure assured that every avenue is thrown wide  open to you for your critical inspection and magic presence. We  believe in you most thoroughly. Your ancestors present a long unbroken line of unparalleled trustworthiness and improvement. Each  successive generation has been an advance upon the preceding one.  Some reverses have occurred but out of them your fathers have  come with victory upon their banners and a clean record. Your  sire, Nineteen Hundred Eleven, excelled all that went before, thus  leaving us to expect still greater things of you. Company with  your most worthy predecessor has given us larger knowledge and  stronger hope so that you may reasonably look for improvement in  us. Doubtless at times we will, by our failures, cause you disappointment and sorrow, but we pledge you our best.  May we, The Western Call, and our thousands of readers prove  ourselves worthy your presence and blessing so that when called to  part company with you we may carry into the succeeding year  unmistakable evidences of general improvement commensurate with  our opportunities. . '    t  Prosper us and our contemporaries, with all citizens of Vancouver and environs. Yea, more; give true prosperity to our nation, enable us to fulfil our calling, bless all men and hurry to a  consummation the elimination of evU and the triumph of the Prince  of Peace,���������  "Change the cloisters of the night,  Into a garden of delight!  Make the dark and dreary hours  Unfold and blossom into flowers.*'       ���������  M"M IIMH11'fl-I l������t"M'l'+t'l'l������   'H"H M'l M 111 1HIIHIMHII  FOR 1912-1913,  My record for the past two years is before the  electors in the amount of the improvements that  have been accomplished. -  m As candidate for the next term I stand for still  greater progress in all things that enhance the  value of our parks and add to their accommodations and attractiveness, such as Free Bathing  Beaches, Improved TrajurporUtion for Stanley  Pars; More and Better Equipped Playgrounds  and Good, Clean, Progressive Oovernment for tits  Parks.  I solicit your vote and influence.   Thanking  you in anticipation I am.  Yours truly.  Vote for FINDLAY and  Aldermen who wilt give  him Support in a Fair,  Clean. Progressive Admin-  Istratlon of Public Affair&l Utrntion of Public Affairs  Vote for FINDLAY and  Aldermen who will give  him Support in a Fair,  Clean, Progressive Admin-  R. Owen  1414 11111111 * 11' 11 M !��������������� I*** *   IIIIiillMllHtW  ii in i Me  nu 11 1111111ntM'tii'iiim  ��������� in111mii111111111nn11  C, N. Haney, M. A.  '". Respectfully solicits your vote an4 influenoe for    ;������j.'  The People's  Candidate  for BBPVB  PJCXTFOBM AS BEtOW, IS NOT BASBD ON PROMISES,  BUT 18 THE POMCY THAT I HAVE CONSISTENTLY ADVOCATED  AND-WHICH I WILL, IP ELECTED, USE MY PEST ENDEAVORS  TO CARRY TO A SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION.  Tbe carrying out or a "Greater Vancouver" joint sewerage scheme  at the earliest possible date.  Tbe permanent improvement of Trunk and Main roads.  Extension and Improvement of transportation facilities throughout our Municipality.  To retain all street ends on the Fraser River for the.people of  South Vancouver.  To make the best possible annexation arrangement with the City ������������������������  of Vancouver and submit same to the people. j*  The employment of a thoroughly competent Engineer and holding y  him, ns well as the heads of all other departments, responsible for the '������  efficient management of their respective offices. ���������!���������  To provide Park and Fire Hall sites and more efficient means of f  Are protection for South Vancouver. {���������  To induce the Provincial Government to take over the present X  Telephone system. ... I  To Impress upon the Federal Oovernment the necessity of a free y  mail delivery, also better postal facilities for South Vancouver. X  To endorse the formation of a district council. y  To pre*s for the deepening and development of the North Arm of y.  the Fraser River as well as a general harbor improvement scheme for A  "Greater Vancouver." %  I Vote for Hodgson  and    a Clean,   regressive X  and Business-like Administration. ?  V  411 111 11 1111 1 I tilt I 111 * T1*-   **"'' **** * * ** M *** 1 -I"!1 ���������!'��������������������������� ���������������' ****  ���������<!��������� ���������������>���������:"!; v* ;-������������������������������������}-M":"fi"������"i"}"IHh *���������% I 'I I l"H'l"l 11111 H-l 11111 ���������> ������  To the Electors :  Ladies and_GentleTnen:  I thank you for your  kind support during the  past year and trust that  my representation on the  Council will merit your  vote and influence  Alderman for 1912.  LJCENSS COMMISSIONS*.  For ttie information of any electors in Vancouver who are not  thoroughly conversant with the proceedings of the License Board  during the past year, nor acquainted with the personel of the Board,  we wish to point out that in our opinion, with all due respect to preceding boards, the hoard of 19U was probably the most satisfactory  to the great majority of citizens.  Two members of that hoard are candidates for election on Jan-  wary nth, namely, 11. S. Pyke and Pr. Patterson, and their work on  the board last year entitles.thera to the strong support of the electors  of the city. ,  ���������': While they have been just and fair toward all parties haying  dealings with the boawtythey hevs succeeded in improving very materially the regulations governing the liquor traffic. The number,of  licenses have not been increased, and although several licenses were  available according $e wor by-laws, and numerous applications for  licenses were wM&g, ibacked hy much influence, not one shop license  was issued "during tire year, and the number of hotel licenses now in  operation are less than wheto these men took their seats on the board.  Several oJ %e Jhtftel huildfiigs have been improved during the  year, arid some licenses transferred to new and up-to-date premiseu  in suitable parts of the 'less congested business area of the city. The  licenses have Wen strictly confined to the business district, as the  only hotel license south of False Creek has been forced to move to  new prenjises in the centre of the city.  Thrdtfgh foe efforts 'of these Commissioners the all-night drinking of liquors and wines in cafes and restaurants has been stopped,  and this action should "receive the approval of the great majority of  our citizens..  We believe it advisable that men who have had practical experience on the board and who have given general satisfaction, should  be electee! 'to represent the city during the present year, especially  as they have under consideration at the present time the establishment of a strictly defined license area for hotels, and the securing  of proper inspection of the liquors offered for sale to the public;  and as the new board will have to deal with the changing of the bylaws in.order to carry out the proposed amendments to the city  chapter dealing with the restaurant question, and we therefore ask  of our readers their support in securing the election of License Commissioners Pyke and Patterson.  PtApOBM  Extended and improved manual training.  I.  2.  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  Introduction of technical training and the teach- ;;  ing of applied science. .    >.  Increased efficiency of staff with adequate' remuneration and proper school equipment. i/\  Cultivation of general knowledge, broad-minded  patriotism and efficient citizenship.  Free or Supervising Principals.  Proper supervision of all school contracts.  Encouragement of analytical training, with more  practical education.  1.v..v..v..'������,..V..v������������h������������vMm!������!hM.vM������'������|i   fwt,4iiIn|i<X"l"l"l"l"l"l"l"l"l"|"t'i|'4ii|'|n|ii|i4i^>  ���������������^.���������������^i������lt,������.^������������������������^.������^������������������������^t���������������'^^���������'^������^'���������������������������������^^^:"l'^^^^^:^xv^^���������^���������>>^^���������xK���������t������l������������������^���������#'|^���������^���������  School Trustee Election  mSSBSSEEBSEBBBBBBBSSBBSSSBaam  Your Vote and Influence is Solicited for My Re-  Election as  School Trustee  w. h. p. cwm  \ , y  *+**<f*******v***** #**���������*���������>*���������������: *********************9*%*  &  Vote for Findlay  and Non-Partizan  Administration of  City Affairs  Vote for Findlay  and Non-Partizan  Administration of  City Affairs  '"���������"���������-*"���������-���������  ���������vvrf ^V^^^^-^jr^-^r^^vV^nir^^^^^***  TO THE ELECTORS OF WARD VIII, D. L. 301  Your vote and influence   solicited   for  Frank Trimble  as Aldermanic Candidate for Ward 8, (D. L. 301)  i;  as$  At your service,  Geo. E. Williamson  ���������<���������  Having represented tins district on the Civic  Board during the last year, and being fully alive to  the requirements of the District, fully qualifies me  to carry on the work pertaining to- tl:e office, not only  in the Ward, but in the City at large.       .     r  Your obedient servant,  F/fTRIMKLE.  v HHmnimumutnin <-<^;i;niuuiuiniiiw*********miiiiiiHitHH  iiicvt***.hhiuiiiiiiini  Not having the time at my  disposal to call on you person*  ally, I wish to draw your attention to the following, which I  am in favor of:  A clean, progressive civic government.  Exemption    of  from taxation.  improvements  Better street car service.  Permanent improvements.  Definite and permanent street  grades.  The operating of motor 'buses  by the City in Stanley Park.  A car line en Sixteenth Avenue,  from Commercial Drive to Oak  Street. .      '  Extension of the Broadway car  line from Commercial Drive to  to Nanaimo St.  The sewerage system of Greater Vancouver.  The ear line on Scott Street from, Broadway to Fraser  Avenue.  The majority of people trust the men they elect and expect them to be men of integrity.  Yours sincerely,  G.C.JONES  Aldermanic Candidate for Ward 5 y  THE WESTERN CALL.  **** II HIMIIinilill t M I >   U HI 11 It 1111 It I'M II11M > >  ELECTION OF ALDERMAN  ti;    ,,  IT. S. BAXTER  Solicits Your Vote and Influence as  Alderman of Ward V for 1912 ;  All Ftfth Ward candidates are invited to a ���������  :: meeting to be held in ODDFELLOWS' HALL, Mi ;  i i Pleasant, JANUARY 5th, at 8p, m.      This ������ *  Gome and welcome.  18  ���������  J everybody 8 meeting.  T. S. BAXTER.  iiiHHH mm ii 11 n I n 11 ������< <������������ i in ii 1111 hi 11 m m ���������������>  I  VI  ..#  I   I   I   I    I    I   T    ��������� ..������������������-��������� , . ��������� .   ������,������,  James White  REQUESTS YOUR  Vote and Influence  FOR'ELECTION AS  -OF-  Ward 6 for 1912  Mr.^White is known as " The Man  ^i'-^;,r:'Ti!B.,|ifc!������ TbingB'*'  Over ^ of a Million  Pollars m&m ior Improvements  term of office as A^erroat*  South Vancouvt r School Board.  Several Important Items were Includ*.  I [ ed In the agenda for the mooting held  last Thursday In the offices at Cedar  Cottage. The question of the action of  the Vancouver School Board In taking  over the instruction of tbe children ol  D. I* 801, was again brought forward,  and Superintendent Graham repotted  that It will not now be necessary for  the board to ask the city to take over  the teachers who were engaged by  South Vancouver for D. L. 301. It was,  however, decided after a short discus*  sion, to forward to the city school  trustees a claim for $1000, this being  a portion of the cost of providing educational facilities for the children of  D. L. 801 over the monthly grant of  the government, which amounts to  ���������aeo.  W. A. Bray was appointed Jsnltor of  the General Wolfe School st a salary  of t������0 a month. The question of fencing the grounds sround this school  was also discussed, and a sab-committee was appointed to go through the  tenders and award the contract for  this work. The offer of Mr. J. D. Mars.  den to assemble desks at 18c each,  was accepted.  The South Vancouver Football  League were given permission to use  the grounds of the General Wolfe  School again on condition that the  previous conditions would be rigidly  observed, the grounds being laid out  in conjunction with the principal and  the association making good any damage they may cause.  The wings of the Lord Selkirk brick  school' were insured for 180,000, with  an additional 85,000 en the furniture  and equipment.  Trustee Fleming gave ���������otlce that he  intended to resign from the board,  such resignation to cosse into effect  on Jan. li.  Owing to lack of time, the subject  of teachers' salaries ootid wot be discussed.  wtm*mt'    ' rtJtl   * mi������������ m++**+i*m*+*������+++imi*a*9'*^***++m^*>������im+*mm+**i*m  A1!/^'1  7"  ^  ^'-il  .    i' V / -  .   r J- v    J   i  '-N  t' r$i  ->i������������> >.i. i.i.M.i  i..ii|i|i.i> ������ II l������ ���������������'. i������'������������"l'������'H II III! I"l il'l ������"!'> ������'������' I II I'  )���������  ;'���������������  ************************** *************************\ I  || To tlie Plectors of WanJ Five;  Ladies and Gentlemen:  Acceding to the  request of many of;  the electors and  strengthened by the  hearty endowment  of the East End of  Ward Five Ratepayers' Association, I ::  am offering myself  as a candidate for  Aldermanic honors  at the coming municipal election.  Yours respectfully,  R. J McLean  ��������� ������Tfr������fri******************   **************************  Notice of Removal  E. SHAW, O. C Grafmrte of Primer  School, has given up jhw. office in  Bower Building. HI* consuittng room  and adJustory at JSt Twtoty-seeontf  Avenue ���������������* Is now epen for, Spinal  Adjustments. morning and - afternoon.  Call in and consult him if yon suffer  from any chronic sQmemt, such as  dropsy, goitre, sciatica, headaches,  paralysis, etc., etc Be remove? the  cause without medietas w operation.  Adjustments also clear the complexion  and make the hair grow Jong and silky.  No charge for consultation.  Hours: 1:30 to 5:30 p. m. Morning or evening by snfKihrtmenii  &vm  Ernest Shaw, fjs&f  (Doctor of Chiropractic.)  E*et,<  290 Twenty-second A<ssnoe  Close to NWfev  Take Pa vie car to Twenty-second. .  \  MAYOR TAYLOR AND THE GREAT NORTHERN;!  Pretends to Bargain for the City���������Advances Private Interests of the Bailway <jJo.  It is nearly two years ago since the "False Creek Flats" deal With the Oreat  Northern Company was under negotiation between the City and Hie. Railway  Company, and in spite of the frequent notices given in the World newspaper  "That work was about to commence," little or nothing has been done towards the  extension scheme of development by the Railway.  Mayor Taylor has stated that the Provincial Government was responsible for  the delay. This cannot be the cause as the Provincial Oovernment and the Railway Company completed their arrangements eleven months ago, which removed  thai subterfuge, y  As a matter of fact there is positively no excuse whatever why the Oreat Northern should not have had the work well under way long ago. This Company is notorious for its disregard of public convenience or public demands, and will seldom  make a move until forced to do so. '  That the City has been deceived in the bargain made, is generally accepted to  be the case.  The vote on the agreement was carried, largely on the assurances of '  Mayor Taylor and Mr. Howard, the Great Northern special representative, that;  work would commence at once. / v  All through the negotiations between the City and the Railway Company there ^������$$3$  was a familiarity between the Mayor and the Company which justifies the conclu- .-7:SM%  sion that His Worship was not entirely impartial* in dealing with this question, in' C ^; (yg  fact, he acted more like a special envoy of the Company's rather than as Mayor of '>/,:"%V^Sft  the City. ( - (        ^K'M  While the agreement was under consideration by the Council, he, the Mayor,   ^ *h$'������^  wrote a letter to the Seagraves Company of Walkerville, Ontario, asking them to 7 A'<'$0p_  ship a couple of carloads of fire apparatus through the States via the Oreat North-   :<>f/^|  ern.-  Now the Great No'rtbern does not go near Walkerville, a ,fact of which the  'I ^II^  Mayor was well aware, then why these instructions f . Again, it cost a great deal : V':.\^'4f  more to ship it through the States, then why patronize this American Soadf The      : W^  Mayor boasts of his loyalty to Canada, yet he would pay a larger freight rate if -!  only he could favor an American road.  Or was it his personal interest in the Great  Northern which led hiyi, to urge this course should he followed f It is assuredly .odd  to see a Mayor make such a request on behalf of a Railway Company, especially so  when the City, whose interests he is supposed to protect, is negotiating with the'*  Company. ,  Another rather remarkable co-incidence occurred early this year. His Worship and Aid. Stevens were appointed by ,the Council to go to Victoria to meet .the  Provincial Government re charter amendments. It was arranged that they should  leave Vancouver on Sunday's boat and keep the appointment at 10 ajn. Monday. '  His Worship, however, left Vancouver on Thursday and proceeded to Seattle,  where he remained until Sunday. The peculiar part of the situation is that Messrs.  Hil^and Oilman of the Great Northern left Victoria on the same Thursday and,  they, too, remained in Seattle until Sunday. This was immediately after completing the agreement with the Provincial Government *  Now what passed between Mayor Taylor and the official* of the Oreat Northr  etnwhUe in Seattle f His Worship may say that it is no business of the public  what passed at that conference and that he has the right to meet raSwa? ofecials  in private if he so wishes.  Or he may reply that, as/manager of the WorW newspaper, he has important business transactions with the Oreat Northern which are t  private. All this is, no doubt, perfectly true and we do not claim the right to do- I  mand any statement of private business, but we do contend, however, that when the f  Cijy is making a very Important bargain with a Railway Company that its chief  magistrate shall be impartial and if he has private business with that Company he  sWill be neutral during negotiations and not act as though he were its special repre-  senHtive.  We also contend that the average man would And it difficult to be fair and tin-  biased in a transaction in which bis private affairs played so important a part as  :  to demand frequent conferences during the period of negotiation.  We bitterly opposed this Great Northern agreement from the first and subsequent events have proven that we are right.   Jf the public wish a few more such -  bargains then they should support Mavor Taylor, as he is now prepared to turn the *  City, body and soul, ovei* to the B. C. Electric,' and would have done so this year,  only for the opposition of the Council.  ������  ������i ������..������n������ ���������������������.!,,..  ������  |   III   linn  II   >   I   | Hi ������������'������!������ nullum   III  ������������������I H il'il i|  ,ii|i I i|ii|i.,i I   I   I ml III  |i|ll|i||l >l'll������  ************************** fw������tweef������������t������������������et������������^  *****+*&.l.inM������l*4~tt4^*~i-<l-*-l"*  %  *********'l****************.  E. S. Knowlton  Candidate for\ ���������  *  Park  Commissioner \  Solicits your Vote and  Influence  *  And will endeavor to serve !  you to the best of his  ability.  ***<tt*^-Mr>***'M******* ****** * ���������M"l">3"M"l"K"C-4 ** ** ***  Election of Alderman for Ward VI  Your Vote and Influence reqtectfully solicited for  iWm.W. Winn  Who is endorsed by a majority vote in two Ratepayers'  Meetings and whose nomination sheet has been signed  over TWO HUNDRED VOTERS.  Think of this when selecting an Alderman for Ward VI  HE STANDS FOR:  The Efficient Spending of Civic Moneys;    Better Transportation ; Permanent Street Grades; Adequate Permanent  Sewers ;   Present System of Taxation, etc.  ������������>������������������������>���������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������* ***<fcM+*****&h************  ************************** **************************  Electors of Ward V:  William Davis  Solicits your Vote and Influence as  ALDERMAiN   FOR   1912  i  PLATFORM:  The long delayed Improvement of Clark Drive to be carried  to completion this season. <l  Sewers in the East End to be pushed to completion with all  |  possible speed. I  The Improvement and Extension of car line on Broadway   |  to Nanaimo Street. ?  Scott Street and vicinity to receive its share of Improve-  f  ments at once.  Bridge Street car line and Improvements to be carried out.  Older Settled Districts to receive attention.  A Clean,  Moral and Economic Method of handling Civic  Affairs.  If you favor any of the above planks, vote for WILLIAM  DAVIS at ODDFELLOWS' HALL  THURSDAY, JANUARY 11th, 1912  **************************    ***************** J***,****  *������frv>*������v������vyvVviii>'Hw..  SECTORS  | WARP VIII P.L. 301 i  ::  S. MILLER  :; Your representative on the City Council, respectfully ��������� j  solicits your vote and influence towards  his election as your  Alderman for the Year 1912  Having had eight months'experience on the Board  of Works and other Civic Committees, my  continuance in office will expedite the  greater imorovements projected  for Ward 8  *  N. B.-~Vote for the By-laws  mi.M���������;..1 ,fr4..1, .j..j. ,j..|���������|i iMi.| ,;..y.i.,i..;. {.,;������������������{  .������   ��������������������������� i*'TTllli||||..  ! -     -    r  Clocks  Every household and  office need a reliable  timepiece. Our selection of clocks covers a  wide range from the  Useful Alarm to the  Beautiful Chime  Clocks. We are selling agents for the  famous BIG  BEN ALARH.  Geo. Q. Bigger !  Jeweller & Diamond Specialist *  143 Hastings Street, W. ii  ', MM Mil 111 11111HII !������������������! K-; OI-H-K-K-K M III 1 M ! : 111 Ml- '  ^i  7? (C-^  .1  \ _  :���������>. '(1 THE WESTERN CALL.  "���������W.'"������'..-.;  I:iJ. :;_:���������:  -���������:-X:.:H-  lilt;  Mini it in ii t m ii ii if m ������im i ������������n n 1i* m 11 u it mi  i The Turkey Raw!    The Pudding Soggy!  My! how annoyed you felt when you found  the Christmas dinner spoiled almost, and  that old range!   You wished it far enough. .-.  ,;:������������������/������������������,���������:��������� Now you have time to think and we are  never too busy to show-you the  Jo</ Malleable Range  It will bake perfectly, because it has an  excellent oven construction. The quarter  inch asbestos lining prevents the heat  escaping and the perfect fire box and good  draft makes the coal or wood give good  strong heat.  We Guarantee Satisfaction  ��������� *"  ���������* '" .������.''���������  1 He ABERCROMBIE HARDWARE CO., Lid.  A REVOLUTION IN RELIGION.  t Smymattr 3023  ii iii n 111 in 11 m 11 m 1111>  781 BrmnviUe St. 1  j������������������������������llll Iflll '  ���������������������������s*^   innii'iimiiii iiiimi iiii >n  }nS,^  It-.'.;  The House of Improvement  1 Groceries  Fresh, Best in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The Kind that Please.  '^M^0^, ^rovmom^ Eggs  Cor Commercial Drive & 14th Ave.  ^ i ^ ?. SlNGWm, Prop,   mm i NfiWlf1W3l  t^msi, ^w'S&;..:������������������ ���������-���������.. ���������������������������: ������������������:.-������������������  ���������,...-,-:    .-.::..���������;..     ���������. ������������������    .    ���������  ���������������<!,-��������� l.-',-.:V.' .'-������������������:���������  1 Vl^IS*,  v   '_.������������������> ...        -...���������- '.-..-. . ..I  fe^l^&lillij^^ ii iii i< iiii'i'ii'in ��������� ������������������ i in i* i ii iii n i i i i iii i i i i i i in{i  >i������tfiMt>tvtfMvtvtft������������t������tvt������t������t>������tmf������t������Mvfft������tJ  via a mwwmm  Jllllll  8pecial attention given to Umc  f w ���������. ~ ^f       ind Interfering Bom*.  PRINCE EPWARP STREET  ^eprvjj ffW���������T^fw"AfJ  fM������tlt������tMf������t*t������ttf+'t*t'������t*ttt������tMt'fHH<  ft  ***M 11H* ** M l"H'������'I * > it 't"l' t������ ������������#������������������������H |m|i.|..|m| **.*******���������*** >  iW*. The Don -BsaB"i  cWcGOVvW  ffllr # *r������  WW  We have s good clean selection of  Chocolates, Candies and TaWe Fruits.  We have a big line of Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco to choose from.  Agents for Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery.   .  Wuc, Cream, Buttermilk and Butter Fbesh Daily.  ********* nm 111111 n in ��������� -***********9j*********i v.***  !*  THK HQU9E OF WMU.PAPCR  Phone: Fairmont 1243  - O-  Of all Colors  ; Guaranted the Finest Wall Finish in British Columbia  Large Stock of Wall Paper .  \ mm falrowt 1243   A* ROSS,   M6 Bratoiy, Ess* i  OLD MEN TO THE FRONT.  >������<��������� t'���������! ������������������! ���������������!��������� ���������!��������� !��������� >#-t-l1 ���������!������������������;��������� ���������f������'l"t-������������������ '��������������� ���������l-l"l'0!��������� ���������!��������������������������������������� I-'t'���������!��������� ��������������� g-!��������� ���������!��������� ���������!��������� ���������!��������� ���������><-6-4������������g-������S������>���������!��������� -l-g-������������*  %  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN B. C. METHODISM ?  THEN THE  Western Methodist Recorder I  (Published Monthly)  Is almost indespensible to you.  No other medium will give you such general and  such    satisfactory   information   about   Methodist  activity in this great growing province.   Whether  /     a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement.   Send your subscription to  laugerMelliodiit-lecorderP.(P.Co.,LM.   -  ���������   Victoria, B.C.  $f.OO  -   One Year  H 11 III ****** M H"H"H"H"KO HI EM Hit H l-H 1H f H I H"l*  For centuries men have been taught  both consciously and unconsciously,  that their spiritual self was so separate from their material, social or  moral self that when the one was expressing Itself, the other must be  pushed to the background. We have  used our religious nature like our  Sunday garment���������wearing it but once  a week. After attending our church  we have allowed, our religion to pass  away with the Sabbath day.  We have, however, been' terribly in  earnest in an industrial;- way. In our  business management we have studied every detail diligently and success has followed. In our churches  we have gone blindly on, trusting the  management to Providence. In a  business way we have co-operated  with every kindred business, and mutual benefit has resulted. Religious  organizations have gone oh fighting  alone, or worse still, sometimes in opposition' to agencies whose motives  were identical with the church's. The  relationship between ourselves and  our business customer has been one  of constant watchfulnss. We try to  satisfy his every need. Spiritually  we have forgotten that we are "our  brother's keeper."  But the old order changeth! Today arises in our midst a mighty  movement, which says that business  methods must be applied to religion;  preachers must not only be expounders of the Gospel, but they must be  organizers and leaders of men. Religious organizations must study the  details of the business; they must find  oat why there are three million men  in America who are lost to - the  church; religion must be made masculine enough to appeal to the present  standard of American manhood,  churches, brotherhoods, associations  mint co-operate with every other influence, whether religious, social, moral, political or Intellectual and work  together for the betterment of mankind. Religion must cease being  meek and become militant.  This new' movement which has  aims and aspirations exceeding that  of any organization of a religious nature in modern times is called "The  Men and Religion Forward Movement" The Initial steps for this  great campaign, which is expected to  revolutionize the religious atmosphere  of North America were taken in New  York City on May 18, 19X0. The  growth of this movement appears to  have been almost spontaneous. Upon  further thought, however, we are  forced to admit that the "Men ami Religion Forward Movement" is buYjithe  crystallisation of the past twefcty  years of religious unrest. Thinking  men have long recognised that there  was something hindering the progress  of religion. Various causes have  been attributed, hut few have ventured to lay tbe blame to lack of organizations. The reluctuance along  this line of attack has undoubtedly  been due to the fact that so many re  gard the church as a God-made institution, the sanctity of which Should  not be disturbed by material agencies.  This reasoning cannot bold in the  face of the finances which are found  necessary to keep up the modern  church; Materialism must enter, and  why should it not? Christ lauded the  woman who gave up her mite, ad  vised the rich young man to share bis  wealth for a good cause, and told  parables about the ��������� use of money,  wherein those who did not use their  money for profit were chastised. The  religious campaign of Christ and his  disciples was not secret or meek, and  he left an eternal message, which has  been turned over to us that we may  give it to the needy world. If our  industrial and social conditions are  such that we must conduct our duty  towards Mm on a business basis, is it  not our obligation to do so?  This Is precisely tbe task which  the "Men and Religion Forward  Movement" has set for itself: to extend the massage of Christ to the  male population of North America*  through business methods. In ninety-  six of the largest cities of the United  States and Canada there are central  bureaus, whose business it Is to study  the social, moral and religious conditions of their city. ��������� From this central  bureau, organized on the most complete plan, there radiates agencies  which touch every surrounding city  and town. The auxiliary towns committees further reach out to the rural  communities. No fteritory will escape the influence of this mighty effort to bring men everywhere back to  the church.  In the face of this, the mightiest of  human efforts yet put forth to place  Christianity within the reach of every  man, who will say that the kingdom  of God is not nigh?  A gradual change seems to be coming over /the world as to the value of  old men in practical every-day life.  Weston's recent walks across the  continent sered to demonstrate the  power of endurance in well-kept men  of age.  In a recent English swimming  match the palm was borne off by an  athlete of seventy-five.  The new lord mayor of London is  an octogenarian.  Many of the chauffeurs of the country are men in advanced years'. Indeed a great host of elderly men guide  their own motor cars.  A writer says:  "Ten years ago the automobile was  associated .with extreme youth. Today witness the gay old boys swishing  along the highway. The increasing  age of the taxicab drivers is one of  the marked phenomena in the streets  of London. In every line of. life the  aged one is resuming his rightful pre-  minence." ���������  It is true that in the Gospel ministry age still seems to be against a  man. At the recent session of the  British Weeleyan conference fifty-five  elderly preachers were laid off, but it  is thaqught that many of them bad become unduly sensitive because" invitations to prominent pulpits had hot  come to them.  ��������� It is a weakness of the itinerants  that- they, shrink from accepting work  in the lower "grades." and some of  them will retire before they will do it.  "Greens" are good for a relish, but  not for a' permanent diet  It is reported of Bishop Candler  that when .a committtee from a leading congregation waited on him to  tell him that what they needed in  their pastor was "young blood," he replied: "O no, brethren! You are in  error about that Half the pulpits In  this state are suffering from cholera  Infantum."  The one thing most needed to make  preachers of advancing years more acceptable is a studious, cheery, resolute spirit that can be bearttully  young In any field with the best of  them/'- :-        :���������'���������. i'-';' '" '��������� ������������������'':'���������   '������������������������������������'���������: ������������������ ���������'-';���������  Spiritual maturity combined .with  intellectual vigor is a better qualification for pulpit efficiency than mere  physical energy-yoked up with mental  caUowness.  Manly character Is a desideratum  whether in young or old. Tbe winning pastor in the long run is he who  convinces the church by his words  and deeds that in his heart and life  the salt has not lost its savor."  Young &  Thompson  Cash Grocers  v v,      .   awl  Provision Merchants  A Dead 8hot on Livers.  ���������MVKKfB CO  n tAKB NOTICE thatL Frederick Wllle.  Painter, 441 Basting* Street East; Van.  couver, B. C, on the 19th day ot October  assigned all his estate of R. U Malt.  land, Clerk, 416 Winch Building, ^Vancouver, B. C, for the' benefit of hta  creditors.  A meeting of creditors will be held at  415 Winch Building*. Vancouver, B. C.  on the 7th day of November, ltll, at t  o clock In the afternoon.  Creditors are requested to send la  their claims duly verified to the Assignee, 415 Winch*Building. Vancouver, on  or before the 1st day of December, ltll,  and the Assignee will then proceed to  distribute the estate, having regard only  to claims filed.  Dated this 24th day of October, 1911.  BURNS A WALKER,  Solicitors tor the Assignee.  The original "Dixie" was a simple  refrain that originated among negro  emigrants to the south about one century ago. On the Island of Manhattan  (New_ York) a man named Dixy  owned slaves, and the growth of abo-  IKion sentiment made them unprofitable to him. He therefore sold them  to southern planters, who made their  life a burden, and they sighed for  Diuy's. The sigbings ere long took  form in a refrain, which, by additions  and adaptations, became elevated Into  the dignity of a song, and was chanted during war time all over the south,  This is how the south came to be  called the Land of Dixie."  The New Orleans Picayune vouches  for the following as the correct original of the famous "Dixie," as sung in  war times:  I wish I was in de land of cotton,  Old times dar am not forgotten;  In Dixie land wbar-I was bawh in,  Early on a frosty mawin*.  Ole missus marry Will de weaber,  Will be was a gay- deceaber;  When he put his arm around her  He looked as fierce as a forty-pounder.  His face was sharp as a butcher's  cleaber,  But dat didn't seem a bit to grleb'er;  Will run away, missus took a decline,  Her face was de cotor ob bacon rtne,  t  While missus llbbed   she   llbbed in  ciober,  When she died she died all ober;  How could she act the foolish part  And marry a man to broke her heart?  Buckwheat cake and cawnmeal batter  Makes you fat, or little fatter;  Here's a health to de nex' old missus,  And all do gals dat wants to' kiss us.  Now if you want to dribe away sorrow, ^  Come and hear die song tomorrow;  Den hoe it down and scratch de grabble,  To Dixie land I'm bound to trabble.  Chorus���������  I wish I was in Dixie, hooray, hooray!  In Dixie's land  We'll take our stand, ,  To live and die in Dixie;  Away, away,-away down souf In Dixie;  Away,  away,  away    down    souf in  Dixie!  Apples  Extra Choice Eating Apples  3 lbs. 25c  Extra Choice Eating Apples  4 lbs. 25c  Good Cooking Apples,  6 lbs. 25c  Per Box $1.50, $1.75, $1.85,  $2.00, $2.25, $2.50  Evaporated Friiit  New Prunes,    -   3 lbs. 25b  Prunes, in 1-lb. Cartoqns,  ' \      2 lbs. 25c  Extra Choice Eating Figs,  2 lbs. 25c  Extra large, per lb. - 15c  Crystalized Cherries, lb. 50c  Canned fruits  Extra Large Can Peaches,  regular 35c for 25c  Apricots, 4V 35c for 25c  Pears, per tin - 25c  Strawberries, per tin 25c  Red Pitted Cherries, tin 25c  Lombard Plums, 3 tins 25c  Pruits in Glass  J.;A. SharwooiTox Co., Loadoa, Cag  Fruit Salads, per glass  60c  Macedoines in Syrup,  per bottle 60c  Pure Calves-foot Jelly,  wine flavors, per pottle 25c  Raspberry Jelly, bottle   25c  Orange Jelly, per bottle 25c  Raisins m Currants  ExtraChoice Seeded Raisins,  Spirts. 25c  Valencia "Raisins, 2 lbs. 25c  Sultana Raisins, per lb. 15c  Table Raisins, extra fancy,  per lb. 25c  Currants, recleanecl, lb. |0c  2pkts.25c  New Peels  Citron Peel, per lb.   -  |5c  Lemon and Grange mixed,  2 lbs. 25c  &AJT9 APT.  New Westminster Land District  New Westminster District  _ TAKE NOTICE, that P. T. Piercy  cond, or Vancouver,.surveyor, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at  thV2Ethwe.st corner of Lot 1410; tlisnce  f*������t 27 chains to the west boundary of  lot 2S22 O. l: thence north 40 chains:  thence west 20 chains: thence north 40  chains; thence, west 20 chains; thence  north 40 chain* more or less to the south  boundary of Lot 2*24. O. I; thence west  SO chains, more or less, to the shore of  Sechelt inlet; thence southeasterly along  the shore line to point of commencement  containing 200 acres more or less.  .Located on the 12th day of October.  Dated 41st October, 1911.  ������r   t  ������������������,,���������������, ?��������� T' ?IBRCT COND.  W\ J. PASCOE. Agent  NOTICE  5BY GIVEN that  Leirlsiatlve Assembly; of*tJieVrovuice*������?  NOTICE JSHI  l^appllcatlon  ���������JKlBltttlV������  AB86iiiui^  uk   lilO lffJVlIlC# Of  Sr-^olumb,a at '*��������� ���������������������* ������e������sion^for  ?n ^ftp'*.to incorporate ^ an. Educational  Institution and beins the Theolo������teal  College in connection with and under  t^*t*J?uyj������lLtl^.or ">��������� General Conferenoe  of the Methodist Church of Canada, with  power to hold, possess and enjoy real  and personal property within the Province, .and .to lease, ��������� mortgage, aell and  transfer the same; also Willi powc/to  borrow or loan money and to give or  receive security therefor; also with  power to organise and teach classes la  theplogcal and allied subjects; to af-  lllate with other educational Institutions,  confer degrees in Divinity and generally  to exercise and enjoy such other rights,  powers and privileges Ss are. usually  possessed by Theological Colleges.  ^Dated this Jpth day*of November" A. D.  TAYLOR. HARVBT, fiAIRD ft QRANT.  Solicitors for ApplicanuT^  MRS.W.O^DELL  POPULAR riU5lC TEACHER  Haa re-opened her Stodlo  -   Tern CoRitneneiraj Sept 5  Children a specialty.   For terms applv  I7������ Broadway W.  Phono FUmttt 901    rtounl Mcaaanl  AoatDfnipal Sboe Store  Parke Houston, Prop.  Repaid a Specialty  N������rne������sanc| Sboemaking  r1  6352rra������<fSt,op.3othAvc.       "'  Open Pay and Night  OPflCHand CHAPUL  2U2wGraii?tJiell.   nmtoiWl  Modern Strategy.  "I   bear,   doctor,   that   my   friend  Brown, whom you have been treating  so long for liver trouble,, has died of  stomach trouble," said one    of    the I    "Do you think   airships   could   be  physician's patients. used effectively in warfare?"  "Don't you believe all you hear," re- "They might," replied the skeptical  plied the doctor. "When I treat a man t person, "if we could provide the alr-  for liver trouble, he dies of liver'ships and induce the enemy to go up  trouble."���������Everybody's, iln them."���������Washington Star.  leave your Order  Now for Turkeys, Geese,  Bucks and CbMeos.  large Supply of lire  Best always on Hand.  M IIIIII ���������{���������������i>i������������.|i������ H 11 i|i| |.������ J ������  t ni/vtx^a,Mx::  i PURNITURP STORE ::  } 3334 Main St.  f Our stock ot Furniture ;;  f is targe, Modern and'"; ;*  | adapted to the tastes of;;  I Buyers. ;;  i Pressers, Buffets, Tables ::  i Chan's, Couches, Mat- ;;  ������ tresses, Bedsteads, etc, ::  * A complete line of V>  Linoleums. Carpet Squares, etc. *  Drop in and inspect our goods. %  This is where you get a square -*-  deal.  M. H. COWAN  rami's mm  AND CONFECTIONERY  Only the Best kept  I. cousins      M5 fmini f  Cash Grocers  and  Provision Merchants  Note the Address  26th and Main  PtlOne: Fairmont 784  We Live, to Serve  \********************%***\  FOR FIR5T QUALITY  Hour, Bay and Feed  OF ALL KINDS  GO TO  OLLIS  BROS.  You will receive courteous  treatment. Prompt attention given to all orders.  MAIN ST.  i  *  *  BETWEEN  ZlUk aad 27th AVES.  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YOUNG & YOUNG  ::  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  ,;: ������imMs������m COR. 21*t and WESTMINSTER AVE '  ***************%******���������******************* ***********  I  ��������� .- .���������.������������������������������������. t    ���������     r.  Phottm Fmirmont 84B     Always in Mt. Pleasant  ii    Jelly's Expfess  find Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phone - Fairmont 848  ���������������*���������*���������< I ft MHHIIH1IHH ������   III11 < I < 11 * 11It H 4111111 *4  Copyrighted byblleUod * AUan  ;'���������.'"''*'" ���������',��������� ..;  ��������� Mrs. Sheppard and thei'servant bad  retired to rest; worn out with the anxious uncertainties of events reported  from the lighthouse.  So Brand went to the door, and the  girls listened in nervous foreboding.  They heard their father say:  "Hello, Jenkins, what is the matter  nowr  Jenkins was a sergeant of police  whom, they knew. 7   ".:'.  "Sorry to trouble you, Mr. Brand, but  an odd thing has happened. A lady, a  stranger, met me ten minutes ago and  asked me to directs her to your house.  1 did ao. She appeared to be in great  {trouble, so I strolled slowly after her.  X was surprised to see her looking in  through the window of your sitting-  room. As far as I could make out she  was crying fit to break her heart, and  1 imagined she meant to knock at the  tloor but was afraid."  . "Where is she? What has become  other?"  Brand .stepped out into the moonlight. The g.r.s. white and trembling,  followed^  "Well, she ran off down the garden  path and tumbled in a dead faint near  the gate,  .-*---.   .._ ���������    '^ you and auTwlte and child, followed,AiA-__  and act as If you were on board one in that direction. He shouted to four <������������������������������-?���������>  of your-hectoring warships, where the men la the secontt boat to keep close,  best metal and the heaviest guns are as the fog waa terrific. The barque;  all-important. It Is not so In society, the John 8.. hearing the noise of burst  even the society of/a small Cornish ing bolters, promptly swung round.  town. Although i am an earl's daugh- and In the effort to render assistance  ter I cannot afford to he quietly sneer* caused tbe second and far more sored at by some who would dispute my long catastrophe. The captain's boat  social supremacy."                                I encountered her Just aa the two crafted  as each complaisant sentence rolled were getting way on them.   Oeateone  forth he laughed quietly in the dark- in the boat shouted, they, heard an  pess. answering hall, and instantly crashed  "Mother," said he suddenly, "Mr. Into the barque's bows. The sail be*  Traill and I have had a lot of talk came entangled In the martingale of  about Enid during the past two daya. the bowsprit, the boat waa driven  I have not seen you until this evening under and filled, and the second boat  brtore dinner, so I have not had an crashed Into her. All the occupants  opportunity to tell you all that baa of the captain's boat were thrown In-  occurred."                                  . to the ses.   You were grasped by a.  "Some new embroglto, I suppose," negro, a powerful swimmer.   He, with  she said, not at all appeased by hit yourself and two sailors, were rescued,  seeming carelessness as to what the apd that was alL   Tour father was a  ���������Dowager   Lady   Tregarthen or Mrs. strong man and he could swim well.  Taylor-Smith might say when gossip. He  must  have  been stunned or nv  started,                                        . Jured invsome way. The two sailors  "Well It la. In a sense," he admitted. Jumped   from   the second boat and  "Ton see, we are jolly hard up.  It's S' clung to the barque's bobstaya.   The,  ���������queers for you to double my pay, and, whole thing was over in a few seo>  aa  I  happened to Inform Mr. Traill onds.M  ���������that I was going to marry Enid, long (Continued Next Week.)  before he knew she was his daughter,' ^H^----^B-------i^MM-----B---j������������������������������aHB-i-i  It came as a bit of a shock afterwards, ,���������������!������=*���������~^���������?.   ...... ���������. ���������.-   :������������������.���������:  to hear that he Intends to endow her j   The health Inspector reports that all  wltlv two hundred thousand pounds diphtheria eases have recovered, and  on her wedding-day. Now thevejue������ ..v. _,.:,, ������,_���������,���������������, Mvmi /.������.������. nf  tlon to be discussed Is not whetterthe ������lttto;j*n the��������� "������������������������������������������������������ cases pf  Adopted daughter ot a poor lighthouse-1 a n>Ud type of measles there are only  deeper who may be Lord Thuvand-'three cases of infectious disease quar-  That In disguise is a good match for'antlned in the 'municipality,  ���������me,   but   whether   an   impecunious .      >���������..������������������-������������������   .-^JL r.  lieutenant In the Royal Navy Is such' The large lumber drying warehouses  is tremendous catch for a girl with a of the Coast Lumber and Fuel Co..  ,������r5������' tortune:" ^        .  ,now in^ courie ot ,erecOoh on Bodwell  . Lady Margaret .was stunned. . She 0-A .^ _.���������iJt������; ���������_._���������-- o������mnWii������i  (began to breathe quickly. Her utmost ���������R������������d������' ������*���������-*���������*������* nearlng completion  (expectations were sujrpsltsed. Before and will soon be ready to receive the  she could utter a word her son pre*!first instalment of green lumber, which  tended to misunderstand her agitation. ������wlli ^ conveyed by the B. C. B. Ry.  ... -Of course1 It was fortunate that ._ 4K-, ������_* ������.������������������ ft��������� *������1Ai- ���������.-  (Enid and I hed JoUy well made up our f?Mm the Fraser Rlyer on their new  ���������minds ,somewhat in advance, but It extension.  .was a near thing, a matter of flag slg- Tne clt, authorities having declined  nals���������otherwise I should have been . m^,~^^^w ���������������v������n������i������il>in. n^nth  compelled to consider myself ruled -t0 reciprocate by acknowledging South  out of the game. Therefore, during Vancouver licenses to teamsters and  I was too late to save her.' Vour tea-table tactics, if the Dowager, expressmen, It will how be necessary  I  's Cash Grocery  A StocK o( Staple and Fancy QROCERies  :: PROVISIONS, BUTTER, EGGS, fwhjr. vegetables, fruits  !   Courteous  Treatment,  Good Servicer Prompt   Delivery   and *  Reasonable Prices. i  y       -     '    . ��������� -'������������������:   ,   ..   ���������' .,  ��������� ]  ftMlMVMM! WlWlPWi?. Pt������owF������|nwnt432l :;  ,*************+t*+*****.v+* **~***>m******************4  I ptoked her up and placed her on a  seat. She is there now. I thought it  best', before carrying her here���������to tell  you*���������"  * Before Brand moved, Constance ran  out, followed by Enid. In a whirl of  pain, the lighthouse-keeper strode after them. He saw Constance stooping  over a motionless figure lying prone  on tbe garden seat To those strong  young arms the slight graceful form  offered an easy task. .  ' Brand beard Enid's whisper:  "Oh; Connie, It is she!"  But the daughter, clasping her mother to her breast, said quietly:  "Dad, she has come home, and she  The Royal Floral Qo*  mm Fairmont 1216 #0* #r*#tfw*y ������***  Order Your Bulbs, Plants, Wreaths, Cut Flowers  '* and Special Designs of Us.  Funeral and Wedding Pesigns are given large  place and careful attention  Brass Vases, Brass and Coffer Jardiniere and Fern Pishes  pr tli&i v..d ipit-fire, Mrs. Taylor-Smith,  Bays a word to you about Brand, Just  give 'em a rib-roaster with Enid's two  hundred thou', will you? Whilst they  are reeling under the blow throw out s  gentle hint that Constance may ensnare TrsJll's nephew. 'Ensnare' Is  ithe right word, isn't it? The best ol  ;it is, I know they have been worrying  ;you for months about my friendship  with 'girls of their class.* Oh, the  Joy of the encounter! It must be like  blowing up a battle-ship with a tuppenny hapenny torpedo-boat"  So her ladyship���������not without pondering over certain entries in the  Books ot the Proudly-born, which re-  may be dying.  We muat take her in."[corded the birth and marriage of Sir  He made no direct answer.   What Stephen Brand, ninth baronet "pre-  could   he   say?   The girl's fearleit! aentwhereabouts unknown"���������went to  words admitted o* neither "Tea" noil bed. but not to sleep, whereas Jack  "No.". {Stanhope  never afterwards   remem-  He turned to the policeman.       .    ! bered undressing, so thoroughly tired  "I am much obliged to you, Jenkins," (Was be, and so absurdly happy, not-  he said; "w know the lady.  Unless��������� withstanding the awkward situation  unless there' are serious consequences,-divulged at the dinner.  will you oblige me by saying nothing:    Fyne, left with his uncle, set him-  about her?  But stay.   When you pass self to divert the other man's thought!  the Mount's Bay Hotel, please call and from the embarrassing topic of Mrs,  say    that   Mrs. Vansittart has beep Vanslttart  for such to take out double licenses to  enable them to avoid being fined when  crossing the boundary.  The old municipal hall, which haa  done so many years' good service; has  now been moved to its new site near  the recreation, grounds on Wilson  Park.  TAKE NOTICE U������tM (gasjif  mtiismm  wilt*  and Mhn ,1C  couver. a C. _. ,  cense to prospect for eoal _  o������ tbe vacant ground, toeth t<  aubmaiin=, In the Csuowtt  area:' 1., Cominciietoa-atg   on the fOreehors eftfie BW\ki*t  S. CtobrtoU Island. Naaalme Stat;  80 cbaJna south; thence M cha&a  thence SO 4&ata������ Berth; thenee SS chairiaa  east, to point of eonusienoeSMBt^    \^;--M:>m^tMi  ���������;,'J4.   Dated December ith,/ltn.' ^        m^^mm^m  Western Call, 1st iBserttoa, Dee, n.J$1&tv;0m0$$Fi  JOHN K. BAKBR.  TAKB NpTICff.  that.  It days  date. we. Kennatb P. ftaSssoa. l  and John MA Baker, agent, both of vs������i  couyer. B. C, InuoiTio apety^ for a^nV  cemevtp prospect for coal anTpttrer  on .the vacant a^ooad, both ft  andsubmarbi������lntheiionBWbia:d<  area:   %_, Contnenclna' at apost  on the foreshore of the awftiof  f Gabrlola Isbju^-NaB^swfitati  SO chain* south; theaos east %*���������>  thence north to the shore liae of (   Island; thenoe westerly, feuowlngi  shore line to point of comaseacsnena;  ^Wi'immfi  Dated December  'v'kbiwbth  ��������� 4th. mi. ^ii-^^M^^^?  FT MATHB8X>R  ?:^;^^Si  JOHN -It BAKER.{*'|���������&?.;-���������;*&^m.M^m  Western Call, lat liucrtlon. D������. t������. :���������&&% m0t00m$  '���������-���������'���������'������������������    ���������-������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������     ��������� ���������    ?;;>vV:i;������^.SiW^  TAKB NOTICK.  that t* days  date, we. JCemieth P. jkathssoT  and John at Baker, agent, both  couver, B. C, intend to apply: for a  cense to prospect for coat and petrer  on.the vacant amund,arena^r������ and  marine, in the following deseribsd  ���������.Commencing at a poet plaatoa ea  the foreshore of OabriekiO''lBUttW'vii������i^  one mile west of arpost planted on\-<3mVlw  foreshore  of  the": Swk   of section ^mT;;-'^  80 chains south; thence w-t S0f; shsasg^'^ifeiM  thence north 80; chains;'; thenceveest-aB-s-v*-vSi^j^  chains, to point of commeaeeiaent.   -  ������m-  .' Dated Decemoer 4th, 1011*^^.  '���������'��������� KENNETH P.>isIA������raSBW>������t';"  . "���������JOHNfit;VBAka^^^"������������������;���������.���������t;^^:^  Western Call, let Insertion DJBc.f������,10JV  .��������� nA  ^'.V,',,.>.a'&?;.*^'j.'fe   &&&  ���������Wi-  A 8IRK>Ug JAR.  seized with sudden Illness and is being cared for at my house."  "Yes, sir," said tbe sergeant, aalut-  lng. '  As he walked away down the garden  path be wondered who Mrs. Vanslt  tart could be, and why Miss Brand i existence.  He knew that Brand was not likely  to leave them In dubiety as to th������  past. Discussion now was useless, o  jmere idle guessing at probabilities, so  he boldly plunged into the mystery at  jet surrounding Enid's first year ol  A good ABwrtrnent of CUT FLOWERS  and POT PLANTS always  on hand.  fi  Mirrors, Wall Paper., Leatherettes, etc., just arriwd.  NEAT PICTURE FRAMING  Hoirry ffttyt Oor������ 9W* mml M*in Str**1  New Stock of Pietuts* ind Frsmss ���������oslabst tor Xma* PrenenU.   Compare ������ur prices with  mm  city prices.  said she had "come home.  Then he glanced back at the house,  into which the others .had vanished.  He laughed.  "Just fancy It," he said; "I treated  him as if he was a bloomln' lord. And  I suppose my position is s better one  than bis. Anyhow be is a splendid  chap. I'm glad now I did It for his  sake and the sake ot those two glrlB.  How nicely they were dressed. It  hss always been a pussle to me bow  they can afford to live in that style on  the pay of a lighthouse-keeper. Well,  it's none of my business."  CHAPTER XVIII.  Mr. Traill, glad enough to dlscusi  a more congenial subject, marshalled  the ascertained facts. It was easy to  see that here, at least, he stood on  firm ground.  "Your father, as yod know, waa a  noted yachtsman, Charlie," he said  "Indeed, be waa one of tbe first men  to cross the Atlantic In his own boar  under steam and sail. Twenty yean  ago, in this very month, he took my  .wife and me, with your mother, you,  and our little Edith, then six months'  old, on a delightful trip along tbe Florida coast and the Gulf of Mexico. It  was then arranged that we should  pass tbe summer among the Norwegian fiords, but the two ladies were nervous about tbe ocean voyage east In.  ' * |f H | t'l III II111 HI M 1 i 1 IV    II It I 11 H 1H I H I H H 1111 t������  ill  Leading  i Confectionery  ... GO TO THE ...  FOR YOUR  CAKES AND CANDIES  All our goods are made on the  premises by Expert Workmen.  If Jemi Is the same as JinV "  And O sounds the same aa J,  Then between a Oem. and Jim, and  What is the difference, eht  We read about Gem Jars,-^-  Jars made for holding jam.  Ther. J������re thesei Gemiars jlm jam jars?  (Becalm, my mind, be calm.).  Jim-jams 1b a modified way  Of saying delirioni trenv;   -:"~lii^:-  And the Jars of a fit of the "blues,"  Why, nothinjg can equal them.  So alter the name at once,  l^est discussion should wax hot;  And call the Gem Jam Jar, Instead,  The James Preserving Pot.  But If folks? are opposed to this,  Aa many doubtless are,  Then let the jar have its name !a  full^���������   -.      --������������������-.-   -r-J   As the Jim Jem Gem Jam Jar.  ���������" TAKE NOTICE.- that. ��������� If days ffVas  date, we, Kenneth P. Matheson, nsiaer,  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Vancouver. B. c. Intend to apply for a tW  cekise to prospect for coal aadpetroleusft  ori the vacant ground, both foreshore  submarine In the following "  area:   4.   Commenctag at a pi  pest pUUiUO :^^^mM  on tiie foreshore of Oabrtola Island, and  I miles west of arpost planted on tB  foreshore of  the  BWH   of7 section-IV  Oabrtola Island. Nanalmo Dtet: theaee  south 80 chalm: thence, west If   "       ~  thence north 80 chains; thence east  chains, to point of commencement.    : \ ?vv :-v;���������^>^^.������.���������s���������p���������^^'*  Dated December )*^\'iM^!^^!:'y^^!^^^$^'  ������������������" :KgWNBw:^'v;jfAt������6n^J^  '��������������������������� ���������john; '^^WAKiHsi^^i^W;:^k^Wil0  Western call. iat'JssisrtlsWiJlniV;^  TAKE NOTICK _  date,, we Kenneth -���������**���������  and John M. Baker, i  couver. B.C. Intend; to apply���������_. ��������� ,  cense to prospect for co^ and pietroleu  on the Vacant ground, both^rseliore  submarine In the .foliowtog\descr  area: I. Commencing at a post pfani  on the foreshore of Oabriola Island.  8 'miles west of a nost'.- plaategvon ... _  foreshore of the .8WH ' of seetfen t,  Oabriola Island. Nanalmo Dl������t; thenee  80 chains south: thence SO chains west:  thence 80 chains north; thence east Sf  chains to point of commencement.  Dated December 4th, ltll.-  &&*z  Was;t������ra.Cal|^ff|uy^^  f<fc  i,-.k'-.  WHAT THE COAL SAYS.  I am as black as black can be,  But yet 1 shine.  My home le deep within the earth,  In a dark mine.  Ages ago I was burled there,  And yet 1 hold  The sunshine and heat that warmed  That world of old.  Though black and cold I seem to be.  Yet I can glow.  Just put me in a blazing fire,  Then you will know.  ���������Kindergarten Review.  SCEPTICS.  When your old dad was as little as you  Was he likely to do  What they wanted him to?  The Latest Novelties in Candies. I  Watch Our Window Display. j  I Why, certainly  ' wink  He did as  they bid  . could think.  Key!     Hey?  What did you say?  o!    And as quick as a  him before you  Ladies' Bakery  Thanking our patrons fo^ their past farm's,  we wish them the Compliments of the Season.  MRS. S. A. GLAZEBROOK  Cor. 25th Ave. & Main St.  *** t***4 1 ���������������!'! 111111 'I * 111' I ������    1 14-1'���������������!��������� 14.* IH II Ml Mil I 11 *'y  ENID WEARS AN OLD ORNAMENT  Lady Margaret took her departure Ap111' 8������ your father brought the Es-  from tbe hotel at an early hour. Her meralda across, and we followed by  son went with her. Their bouse was J0*11 ateamer. During tbe last week  situated on the outskirts ot the town, ot May and the whole of June we  and, although Sunhope would gladly jgrufoed from Christiana almost to the  pave remained with the two men to >North Cape. The fine keen air res-  discuss tbe events of this night of sur {bred my wife's somewhat delicate  prises, he felt that his mother demand- Ptftth, and you and Edith throve  ted his present attention. Amazingly.      Do you  remember the  Indeed, her ladyship had much to Toyage?"  Cy to him.   She. like the others, hsd  '. "l} ,B * dIni memory, helped a good  en  Impressed  by Mrs. Vanslttart's J.**1 ' imagine, by what I have heard  appearance, even under tbe extraordl- ���������tac?,"1  nary difficult circumstances of the I Well, on the fourth of July, putting  occasion. The feminine mind judges *������to Hardanger to celebrate the day  Its peers with the utmost precision, i***0 ������������aie fellow-countrymen, I re-  its analytical methods are pitilessly ������*lved a cable which rendered my Pre-  Simple. It calculates with mathematl- ,t*n������e in New York absolutely Imperial nicety those details of toilette, *Wv������- There was a big development  those delicate nuances of manner, Scheme just being engineered in con*  which distinguish the woman hab!tu Jection with our property. In fact,  ated to refinement and good society **e event which had such a tragic se-  from the Interloper or mere copyist. j?el Practica1-!y quadrupled your for-  . It had always been a matter of mild P?.6 and mine. By that time, the  wonder in Penzance how Constance .���������������*��������������������� were "<> enthusiastic about the  Brand had acquired her French trick Seagoing qualities of the yacht that  of wearing her clothes. Some women *fte3r wouW have sailed around the.  are not properly dressed after they yflrW in her' aQd poor Pyne had no  have been an hour posing in front of Mflculty in persuading them to take  a full-length mirror; others can give ���������e leisurely way home, whilst I raced  one glance at a costume, twist and ������" via ^twtastie and Liverpool to the  pull it into the one correct position, ���������*her 8ide- ! received my last cable  and walk out, perfectly gowned, with if0111 theIn dated Southampton,- July  a happy consciousness that all is well.  ���������0tn' and they were due ,n New York What  makes vou  keep  winkine and  Every Parisienne, some Americans,  ���������omewhere about August 5th or 6th, Erinnine that wav'  a few English   women,   possess   this ������Jl<>w-nS J������r ordinary winds and wea- ���������        s V -,'  ���������  gift.   Constance had it, and Lady Mar-  tter-    D������������ng the night of July 21st, *our  uucle s  been     tellin    >"ou   sum"  garet knew now that it was a lineal  Wnen midway between the Scilly isles thin' "?  acquisition from her mother.   The dis-  J11* l^. fastJiet- the.y ran into dense You   mustn't  believe   all   the   stories  ������overy   enhanced   the  belief,  always  J0**   %Vlthin fiv'e minutes, without the  " -       - least    warning,     the   Esmeralda   was  Struck amidships by a big Nova Sec-  tian barque. The little vessel sank  almost like a stone. Nevertheless,  other works of reference which' define 'our *ather- backed by his skipper and  and glorify the upper ten thousand oi ��������� splendid cnew, lowered two boats,  the  United Kingdom.    Perhaps, that  RIld a11 hands were sa^-edI for the mo- _  way, light would be vouchsafed. ?eni-    u   was,  Pvne's hoast  that his To   poor   little   children   who   needed  Being a little narrow-minded the toats were a������w"a-vs stored with food  excellent creature believed that a and v,ater asainst any kind of emer-  scanda! among "good" people was not ���������*ncy' but- of course, they made every  half so scandalous as an affair in ef������ort to reach the shiP which liad  which the principals were tradesmen BUnk them- rather than endeavor to  "or worse." '  iaH back to this coast.   As the Esmer-  She confided something of this to *lda ^'as under 8team at the time, her  her son as they drove homewards and filers exploded as she went down,  was very wroth with him when he and this ,ujdoubte<*Iy caused the sec-  treated the idea with unbecoming ������5d catastrophe. The captain noticed  levity. that the strange  ship went off close  "My dear boy," she cried vehement- P**lei to the wind, which blew steadily, "you dont understand the value ot V ff������m - u we5t' !������ he' in the ieadin?  Such credentlsls,    Yau ii������.v. .���������o������i������  a0*4-  Wlth  Four father aad   mother  TAKE  NOTICE,   that,   IS days ires*. ^^  "late, we, Kenneth P;  Matheson, miner,  and John M. Baiter, agent, both of Vancouver, B. C, intend to .apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum- ���������"-���������'  on the vacant ground, both foreshore ana;    '  *  submarine,   in   the   following  described  area:   6.   Commencing at a post planted1  on the foreshore of Gabriel* Island, and  2 mijes west of a post planted on the.  foreshore   of   the  SW%   of   section   9,  Gabriola  Island,  Nanalmo Diet;  thenc*  80   chains   west;   thence   north   to   the  hnje  line;   thence  following the  sbore-  Hne southerly to point of commencemenl.  Dated December 4th, 19J1.  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON7.  _JOHN M. BAKER^--..^��������� -^^~-=i=L^  Western Call, 1st insertion Pec. 8������, 1*1*..  TAKE NOTICE, that, -30 days front-  date, we, Kenneth r. Matheson, miner,  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Vancouver, B. C. intend to apply for a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum-  en the vacant ground, both foreshore and  submarine, in the following described  area: 7. Commencing at a post planted  on the foreshore of Gabriola Island, and  3 miles west of a post planted on the  foreshore of the 8.W. U of Hectlon 9,  Gabriola Inland, Nanalmo Dlst.; thenvv  SO chains west; thence SO chains north;  thence SO chains east; thence 80 clieina  Mouth, to point of commencement.  Dated December 4th,   1911. ; '  KENNETH   P.   MATHES'>y.  JOHN M.  BAKER.   ' *  Western Call, l*t Insertion, Dec. 29, 1ST I.  TAKE NOTICE, that. .10 day������ from  date, we, Kenneth I\ .Muthe.-toii, miner,  and John M. linker, agent, both of Vnn-  i couver, f(. C. intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and pstroleum  | on the following submarine grotinii.'  8. Commencing: at a point 4 miles we*!  arid 1',i miles north of a post planted on  the foreshore of the SW'/i of section 9,  Gabriola Island, Nanalmo Dlst.; thence  <>0 chains west; thence 8������) chains north;  thence 60 chains east; thence 80 chains  south, to point of commencement.  Dated December  4th.  1911.  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.  JOHN M.  BAKER.  Western Call. 1st insertion, Dec. 29, 1S11.  r'v.A-.  ���������prevalent locally, that" Brand was a  gentleman horn, and her ladyship was  now eager for her son's assistance in  looking up the "Landed Gentry" and  Yoa_. always ipeak  you hear.  When  dad and   his   playmates   were j  nice little boys, I  The first of their joys j  Was giving their toys  them  more;  Your dad was so good he gave all of  his store.  TAKE   NOTICE,   that,   30   davs   from  date,   we,   Kenneth   P.   Matheson,   mintr,  :i"<l .lohv M Baker, apent. both of Vancouver, B. C-, intend to apply for a 11-  cense to pro.-pect for coal and petroleum  on the following submarine ground:  \K Cfmimencinfr at a point 4 miles wext  and 'Hfc miles north of a post planted on  the foreshore of the SWVt of section 9,  Gabriola Island, Nanalmo Dist.; thence  ������<) chains west; thence SO chains north;  thence So chains ea^t; thence 80 chains  south, to point of commencement.  Dated   December   4th,   I Oil;  We  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.  JOHN  M.  BAKER.  Uei-n Call, 1st in.-c-rtion. Dec. i'!������. 1911.  A  Knickerbocker Poet Revised.  Woodman, spare   that tree,  Touch not a single bough!  I'm out for politics  ALd conservation now.  ���������New York Sun.  TAKE NOTICE, that. 30 davs from  date, we, Kenneth P. M;jthe������on. mirier  and John M. Baker, a^ent. hotii of Vancouver. B. C. intend to sipply for a i-  f.-n.ve to prospect for coal and petroU,.;is  on tlie following vacant submarine  ground: 10, commencinK at a point 4 miles  west and 2 '.i miles north of a po������t  planted on the foreshore of the SW U ot  section 9. Gabriola Island. Nanaimo  Dist.; thence 40 chains north: thence 60  chains east; thence 8������ chains south  thence 60 chains west; thence iO chains  north, to point of commencement.  Dated December 4th.  1S11.  I KENNETH   P.   MATHESOX.  I JOHX M. BAKER.  Western Call, 1st insertion, Dec. 29, 191 J. ''., ffl  Wf]('V^5"';!^������*Al 'W^'-H" "i������ w������f ���������  ���������������*-���������������"  -y. --  - J'  9  J*  THE WESTERN CALL.  ������ M"������ M"M������M I .|.l lM|..ii| >i���������H !������������������; ,K +������������������������������ nni in ������������������������ n inn t (l|in ,tl><  rH,,r,I,TTV*l,4,"5^4^������**5Ml***1* *  ���������t -:' ,;  January Clean-up Sale  Starts Friday, Jan. 5,1912, at 9 a.m.  Entire Stock Sacrificed without mercy.   It is the policy of this store never  to carry goods from one season to the next���������hence these prices:  X  : Big Bargains iii Flannelettes 8ic yd.  20 pieces only Blouse Flannelettes in  \ Polka dots, Stripes, Dresden Designs,  Black and White Checks, etc., also  15 pieces Plain, White and Pink,  Pink, Grey, Faun and Blue Stripes.  All good quality and width, exceptional value, at per yard     -    8jlc  Heavy Komona Cloths in Dark Red,  Pale-blue and Green. Regular 25c,  cut to        -       -        -        17#c  Fancy Handkerchiefs at Cost  >'.������������������ ���������.  ������ '" ;'  White Bed Spreads; full size, reg.  $1.50 to  $2.00, slightly soiled,  cut to - . ��������� 75c  1^4 Flannelette Blankets cut to $1.75 pair  Balance of Christmas Neckwear and Jabots  done up in fancy boxes.   Regular 75c,  V,,������it ito. ���������'��������������������������� ���������'     - - - 50c  Fancy Jabots and Collars in Net Lace, etc.  Regular 35c, cut to - -       26c  v*V"  mi  U--.-������������������:, ���������'������������������-���������V. I  Ladies' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, while  they last per doz. - - 35c  Men's Dept.  Lined Working Gloves,  Ryan make, every  pair guaranteed.   Reg. $1.00, cut to 50c  Men's Worsted Sox, reg. 35c to 50c, cut to 25c ' ;  Sweater Coats, reg. $5.00, cut to $3.35; reg.  $3.75, cut to $2.65.  Dress Shirts cut to  45c    v  Ladies'  Fine Cashmere  Hose,   including  Llama and Angora makes.  Regular 50c,  V.WvCtttto ;'-.,'  -y    .. *������������������..���������," ���������-".     >  .. 25c  Ladies'Kid Gloves, Black, Tan and White,  KS ctrtto - - - 76c pair  Pen Angle Fleece Lined Vests and Drawers.  Regular 75c, cut to - - 45c  AH Underwear Greatly Reduced  Toys 1-2 Price  Horse and Cart; Rocking Horses, Kid Body  Dolls.   Regular 25c, cut to       - 15c  Dressed Sleeping Dolls.   Reg. 75c, cut to 50c  Highland Laddie Dolls.   Reg. 65c, cut to 40c  Shooting Games.   Reg. 50c, cut to      -   25c  Animals.   Reg. 50c, cut to - 25c  ��������� ��������� : ; r -': '-r.���������: :  ..... ���������-  Children's Coats  We have secured a line of travellers'  samples in Bearskin and Cloth Coats which  we are offering it Half Price.  Remember Sale Starts Friday,  MARK C GILCHRIST,  1744 Park Drive i  Grandview  Important negotiations between the  Board of Trade and the Western Canada Power Company, relative to the  conditions on which the company  would be prepared to introduce power  to the Municipality of South Vancouver, may be looked for early in 1912.  Vote for Findlay  and Non-Partizan  Administration of  City Affairs  The plans for the.laying of the proposed cable service in South Vancouver have been completed, and the work  will be proceeded;, with as soon as the  plans have passed the municipal council.  In connection with Court Lakevlew  of the Independent Order of Foresters, a grand banquet will be held on  Tuesday, January 9th, when the installation of officers will take place.  The work of extending- the Main  street car line from Rosenburg road  to the Eburne line, is being rushed forward, and it bis been announced that  it will be ready -for service by the middle of January;  t  >������������������������������������ ������������������������ ������*������'������"*-������"i������* >*������������l*<������ ������ *��������������� ****** 9*i *** It ************ '��������� ���������'��������� ���������'-'��������� ���������'������������������*��������� *���������������������������������������������"������' * *��������������� * * I' * * * * ** *** c  The Little Mountain reservoir has  now been completed at a total cost of  $95,000. Its capacity when filled to  tbe overflow level of the waste Pipe  Is 25,000,000 gallons, and the total cost  to the city figures out at |3.80 per  1000 gallons capacity.  Police Chief Jackson, of South Vancouver, has Issued his report for 1911.  The total informations sworn before  Magistrate McArthur were, 260, and  the total fines imposed amounted to  $1,019. Highway offences totalled 43;  violations of the Health Act, 15; disorderly conduct, 24; cases of thep,  22; cases of cruelty to aniniala, 20;  oases tinker the blasting by-law, 19;  charges of assault, 17. Six boys were  brought before the magistrate on various charges and released on suspended sentence, and one pool room license  was forfeited.  Fire Chief Jordan, of South Vancouver, reports that since his appointment  on August 11th tbe brigade has responded to 45 calls. Of these, 36 were  to bush fires; 6 in connection with  dwellings or stores; and 3 were false  alarms. The damage caused by the  outbreaks amounted to about $6,000.  There are now 5 fire halls, 6 regular  firemen, and about 50 volunteers,  Vote for Findlay  and Non-Partizan  Administration of  City Affairs  ICO.  Home Specialists.  2343 Main Street  PHONE:   FAIRMONT 497  Constable Bramwell's annual report  shows that Bixty head of cattle were  impounded at a cost to their respective owners of, $145.    .  A boys' brigade iz being formed in  connection with St. Mary's Church,  and ft is confidently expected that a  large number of lads will become  members at the first meeting.  The church members last Thursday  gave a tea party and Christmas tree to  the children. The new church hall in  which the social waB held waB tastefully decorated, and the tree was a  mass of lights and presents. After  tea the tree waB quickly cleared of its  load by tbe Rev. Owen Buckley, and  then the ball being cleared, numerous  games were indulged in.  The Fraser Avenue Improvement Association will meet in the near future  to consider the appointment of a paid  secretary to more elT^oUvely carry out  the work iii connection with the Fraser avenue Improvement scheme. According to a statement made by Councillor J. B. Martin, secretary of the association, the scheme to making good  progress, and a large number of owners have been approached and have  consented to deed,over the seven feet  of land necessary on bottr aides of the  avenue for widening purposes.  > flW P������������Pl������ living In the vicinity of  Jfc |������ l%$ are experiencing much anx-  ifltr on account ������' * large quantity  .5W^--:������fi.'-f--''-K-V>-.5.  mm1;  I4^'.'i';--'i.:'-;i  I.^aV'..';'1 i' '\  wmmrnxomm ��������� pinplav ami  llkj^iilwil wfio will gly*  mm*$y������\. lift! Support in. a pair,  ftm.  '���������Mitt.  mmmm  mM  p$rni&& '������������������-������������������  ilsi  of blasting powder which Is being stored In a rough lumber abed, the door  of which ia insecurely fastened by a  padlock. Chief ot police Parkinson  reported the matter fully to the council, and steps will be taken Jwinsdi-  ately to have the explosive removed  .;'.���������  MAYOR TAYWR'S SUOTERFUOE  i (Continued from page 1)  - .  a single fact to show wlieye lie has bee������ sincere in tMs watter. -  In every one of the f oregowgcases we are sureof our ground and know that  our statements are ac^r^and it will not do for MityPV Taylor to snnj)ly deny  the statement They te $J s#te#e*its of fact and 1*e> kno^s ^-ttart-- :.Hi^y��������� -'il������'"-iriie-  Thejr are alsp $$$l^ crj^cisnjs of ify^0^^:;m  irjiv Qo Pown Town?  \ f pp your shopping at the Sanitary Market.    We  handle everything in Meat, Ffeh and  Fresh Pressed Poultry.  | Special for Salordiy Only���������Cood Lard 2 Iks. m |  A satisfied customer our greatest advertisement for we have ;  the goods at prices you like.  <: No Credit        No Pelivery.        Strictly Cash. |  41      We give you the benefit of all expense of delivery and book-keeping  T*H 4������ mm IMCrUIOeHTMmrkot  f*i**1 MM |HI1 II !���������< 111***   HIBlfllMIHllHflHUf  $4***w*9*t***i*l*i***l***t***l*������*****l**************  Our Opinion on the  Ran^e Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line.  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market   In our opinion  uratmaoge  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  8syofit  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it? We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  4     .;  I5TJS0TKW Of AWWWNW  R. ������J. MeT^an has been selected as a candidate  for Aldermanic honors and responsibilities in  Ward V. He has in his favor good Scotch blood,  sterling character, above average intelligence and  six years' experience as road master in Manitoba. Trustworthiness is written on his features  and demonstrated in his life. He is a member of  the Improvement Committee of Ward V.- East  End Ratepayers' Association, and also secretary  of tne Mount Pleasant Presbyterian church and  of its board of managers.  He stands squarely for temperance, moral reform and progressiva government. He is an-enthusiast on annexation of adjacent municipalities,  permanent high class improvements and rocking  outlying districts with rock crushed by portable  rock crushers on the ground to be improved.  He is solidly against granting long term franchises to corporations, including the B. C. Electric.  W. R. OWEN  ;;  2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447  ���������*t*1***4Qt*%*i*l*i*i*t*l*\wl*t*i*1*t*%*4*******w*t**  T. S. Baxter: Few men in Vancouver are as  well acquainted with the Fifth Ward as Mr. T. 8.  Baxter, who is now an aldermanic candidate for  its duties and honors. He has been three times  alderman of this ward during his nineteen years'  residence within its bounds.  His platform may be stated thus in brief: ''I  believe in the Fifth Ward and Greater Vancouver;  in a clean, progressive government for the city:  in good roads, better transportation, and a line of  auto omnibuses to meet the emergency confronting  us today; in improved harbors and the things that  provide for the multitudes coming from every  land to make Vancouver their permanent home."  Mr. Baxter has been in this city twenty-one  years, during which time he was for seven years  first assistant teacher in the Mount Pleasant public schools. The remainder of his time has been  spent in study, business and the practice of law.  He is a lawyer by profession and a business man  by choice.  Mr. Baxter has engaged the Oddfellows' hall,  Mount Pleasant, for a meeting on the evening of  Jan. 5, to which he cordially invites all JJifth Ward  candidates.  citizen to have ou the council.  We have no hesitancy in urging our readers to  support him as one of the aldermen for Ward V.  Jj you want a Mayor who will Represent  the City, and not Individuals and Corpora  atwns, vote for FINDLAY u������-*&:  Mr. Wm. JDavis, candidate as alderman for  Ward V, whose platform appears in another part  of the paper, has lived in Mount Pleasant for  nearly fourteen years. Mr. Davis has property  in the east end, the west end and the centre of  the ward, making him thoroughly interested in  the whole ward. Mr. Davis has always taken a"h  'active part in civic affairs. In 1907 he served as  License Commissioner, during which term he.  successfully opposed the granting of licenses to  cafes.  On account of ill health Mr. Davis has given  up his profession and so will be able to devote  all his time to civic matters if elected as alderman of Ward V. Mr. Davis promises to stand  for the things which the citizens ot* this war*l  favor.  Mr. Wm. Winn of 1075 Tenth avenue west,  candidate for aldermanic honors and duties in  Ward VI, stands for the moral uplift of the city.;  the efficient spending of civic moneys; the laying  of all sewer and water connections to the lot line  before permanent pavement is laid; better transportation, prmanent street-grades, adequate and  permanent sewers, the present system of taxation  and other matters that make for the prosperity  of the Sixth Ward and Greater Vancouver.  Mr. Winn has been endorsed by a majority  vote in two ratepayers' meetings and two hundred voters.  As a citizen he has aimed to do his duty and  now pledges himself to serve the public to the  best of his ability.  If you want a Mayor who will Represent  the City, and not Individuals and Corporations, Vote for FINDLA Y  ALDEBMAN WILLIAMSON.  With the exception of six weeks that Alderman  Williamson was in the hospital, he has been a  most energetic worker^-for Ward V, and richly  deserves to be returned to the council for another  year.  You may always know where Mr. Williamson  is at on any question. He knows nothing about  equivocation or subterfuge. He is always plain  spoken and honest in his convictions and we admire him for it.  He ia a practical man and is a good type of  PAEK COMMISSIONERS.  E. S. Enowlton, one of the Park Commissioner  candidates, is well and favorably known in Vancouver, where he has resided for sixteen years,  during which time he has been thoroughly identified with public interests. He was four years a  member of the Exhibition Association Board; director of the Vancouver Horse Show Association  two years; president of the Pharmaceutical Association one year; representative of the British  Columbia Pharmaceutical Association conventions  in Toronto, Ont.; Banff, Alberta, and Halifax,  Nova Scotia. He is a director in the Vancouver  British Empire Fire Insurance Association.  Mr. Knowlton is devoted in the improvement  of the public parks of the city and stands for  good, permanent roads in the parks and the everlasting exclusion of trams, He -believes in the  preservation of choice natural parks in and adjacent, to the city as breathing places for men,  women and children in years to come.  READ LOUGHEED * CO.'S  LJST  $760 CASH MAKES FIRST PAY  meat on a line seven-room home on  Eighteenth avenue Jn the choice C.  P.R. property near Oatario atreet;  seven rooms and basement, cement  foundation, furnace, laundry tubs,  large kitchen and pantry, with out-  aide air shaft; den off dlnlngroom;  fireplace In dining-room; large bay  window In parlor archway between  parlor and hall; hidden staircase;  three large bedrooms and the very  beat bath and toilet separate. You  must see this home in order to appreciate it. Price ia only $6500;  $700 cash, balance arranged to suit  purchaser. Thfa to good for a few  days only. Make an appointment  for to-day.  Keys at our office.   86-5 '  NINETEENTH AVENUE CORNER���������  A fine eight-room residence In the  beet part of the C. P. R. property.  This house must be seen to be appreciated. It has many advantages  and conveniences you will find in  more expensive homes, hot water  heat. The price Is extremely low  for such a fine home. Only $$300;  $f000 cash, balance* arranged to salt  purchaser. Owner has deed and  win trade for good bnftdtng rat We  would like to show you this hoase.  $74  O. L. 301-1708 CA8W FOR A MOD-  era 7-room semi-bungalow on 20th  ave., half btoek from Main St; this  is just completed and la a beanty;  furnace, fireplace and modern in  every way. Priee $4950; $700 eash;  balance about $35 per month. Call  at 262 26th Ave. east.  EIGHTH AVENUE���������33 FEET NEAR  Bridge with a fully modem 6-room  house, besides attfc. TMs Is cheap  at $5500, but it can be bought for  $6000; $1000 cash, balance easy.  SIXTEENTH AVENWE-60 MET  near Columbia for $5000. this Is  cheap. Buy now and make a big  profit before spring.  $200 CASH AND 117 P*R MONTH  will buy a fine 33-foot lot on Twenty-second avenue an* Joim street  Call on us about ft right away.  $2*0 CASH WIU. MAKE FIH**  wment on a 5-room bungalow nsar  Mala strwt; 2 bedroosas; fuU stos  basemeM; tot 39������������ ft to laae;  loMs^few^ci^ flowers!  ch^enbwis������at������d barn for bowe.  Frfee $8800; $tso cash, balance $15  per month, interest at ��������� p*r teats  ������^s to ��������� snap-   WOT trido for a  cash, balance $26 per month, Including interest J3210-1  $33aO-tARGE DOU&tE CORNER  cm Nineteenth avenue and John  street. Third cash, balance arranged. This Is the cheapest  doable corner la p. J* $ot   8178-5  $1600���������50-FOOT CORNER ON 17TM  avenue, one block from car. This Is  the cheapest 50-foot corner in the  city; $700 cash, balance---6, 12 and  1$ months. B209-4  100 FEET���������Corner on 17TH AVENUE,  two blocks from car; all cleared.  This is cheap; price $3300; one-  third cash, balance 6, 12 and 18  months. . B186-1  $500 CASH PAYMENT WILt PUR-  chase a strictly modern 5-room  bungalow on Thomas street, near  Westminster road. This is a dandy  place; basement with furnace and  trays; 2 bedrooms, bath and toilet;  a light; kitchen, with cooling cabinet,  paneled dining room, firejlace, with  electric connections; a swell parlor; fine view from front verandah.  ThtB ts cheap. Price cut' to $3100  from $3600; $500 cash, balance  monthly payments. Call at once  for this one. B146-1  $750 CASH WILL PURCHASE A  fine six-room residence on Seventeenth avenue. In the swell part of  the C. P. R. property. This home  must be sold at once. Think of a  fine modern home with all the latest  conveniences for $4,750. $750 cash,  balance 6,12, 18 and 24 months and  $2,000 mortgage for three years;  full lot S3 by 122 feet to 20-foot  lane; one block from Sixteenth avenue carline when completed. Please  see us at once. 175-1  SEE OUR SIGN AT MAIN 8T. AND  8th avenue. We are open evenings  until 9 p. m.  & CO.  . Real Estate���������Loans.  General Agents.    BulavJew.       ���������'  Eburne Heights.  2343 Main Street  Phone:   Fairmont  497


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