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 Published in the Interests!**;? Greater^Yancoiiveri7;  VOLUME III  H. H. STEVENS, M.P., EDiTOR-in-Chief  VVANCOUVER, British GoiMmbia; ^DECEMBER ;l2������m&ly;  [\y  i/>  Kr  ,   A  The Anglican Qhxtrch:   Age-Long1.  ��������� j  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A.. B.Sc.)  A true friend should Apoint out the weakness  of a friend, ho as to render a service of love and v  duty. A little while ago, I said some things concerning an extreme element in the Grand Old  Anglican Communion. In doing so, I may have  unintentionally hurt some of my readers? If iso,  I am extremely sorry. I would rather be wounded  ten times than,give hurt ouce. '  I have boon compiling notes for years on certain lines of historic research, and iu so doing, I  have had to examine carefully into church his-  <��������� tory.   Iu tliis way, I soon found that one, and only  - one of the modern, up-to-date (Churches outstripped all others in age and official standing.   We all  ' know that the Alethodist, Presbyterian, Baptist,  > Congregational, and the many other similar de-  jr    nominations are comparatively modern.  In fact, the Roman Catholic Church, goes back  f^7 only to the time ������f St. Peter, in its claim.   But as  ^    T read history, I am convinced, and affirm that'-the  ,> ;, ANGLICAN CHURCH had its origin away back  Cyjbefore the days of Christ on earth; before   the  v/^'tiines of the prophets; before the reigns of Solo-  N. mon, David and Saul; before the times of   the  Judges; away back to the days of Moses   and  /Aaron, if not before.  * In a short letter to the Western Call, little  ^--J" beyond short, crisp assertion ean find place.   But  feyjr'I"shall venture a few strong positive words which  f^ywilljshow where I stand in relation sto the Angli-  ^jj^.fian Communion.   As'I look out on the religious  ^'yworld, and see the different Christian denomina-  '^ Ltions, I am reminded of the great River St. Law-  ^ Vrence flowing majestically on its course, for long  .J* -;w ages.    I have examined all its feeders on   the  , *i J.Norqh shore from Duiuth to its mouth, and most  ' ���������*' -on tike south side.   One may learn many lessons  "- y/therqfrom.   One I now give.  Let a person canoe  J. "xlownvthe River Ottawa, and he is sure to con-  [ \ ?^elude,Vrom examining it and its feeders, that this  r^-$"J|oble river is comparatively pure.  ifi������������5" But l$t him go down to where the Ottawa joins  ^ 7yhe St. Lawrence, and he will be surprised to see  ������ Vtliat the Ottawa is a little, dirty stream compared  fj?7 "with the grand, majestic, mightjr and limpid pure  >S#'River St. Lawrence.  ^  >.  may^be7c6nsi<Jered> mote, or less pure by compari-  ywhi.v' Each invaluable, andnxost are, or have,beeni,,  nece.ssary^ E^tJlBiefi^re examine-into the'-oKgfti?^  growth, proportions, Vses, history, adaptability to  human needs, relationships to home life, community life and national life; the unruffled dignity,  zealous devotion to duty, great, strong, manly,  fearless action under all circumstances, and AGELONG existence; all, ALL pale and dwarf into  comparative insignificance beside the ANGLICAN  CHURCH.  The very term Anglican traces back to the days  of JOSEPH, before he went down to Egypt. It  Kas, a meaning that can never die out from the  British people. God called Joseph to Egypt and  there gave him a future, more glorious than that  " of all the other tribes put together.    ���������  Joseph was the MAN RELIGIOUS of all the  twelve patriarchs.    And from Joseph,   through  "��������� TEphraimrhisTPirstbbrn-sonT-cameto England-the -  term Angle.  In the days of Jesus Christ, our Saviour was  forced to take the KINGDOM ofv Heaven from  Judah and to give it to a NATION BEARING  THE FRUITS THEREOF. When the blessed  Saviour, went to His Father in heaven, His servants were scattered. As they wTent from country to country thev effectively preached the "Gospel of the KINGDOM."  Paul, not a Jew, though of the House of Judah,  but a Ben jamite, went to Britain ajjfd there preached the good news. Joseph of Arimathea, and Simon Zelotes went over to the land, we now eall  England, and with others helped to found the  Christian Chnrch.  I assert most positively that this early, Christian. British, Anglican church never, in toto, went  under, or into the Roman Catholic Communion.  The British-Christian Church antedated the advent of the Roman Catholic Church in Britain by  many hundreds of years; "  But this is not all. When the companions and  contemporary Co-workers of Jesus went to Brit-,  ain. they FOUND A CHURCH, A RELIGIOUS  COMMUNION already there, which had been  there many hundreds of years before the birth of  Julius Caesar. . Arid" this was the ancient Israel-,  itish Church, the Church in the Wilderness having come down along the ages,, arid with our ancestors, the "Scattered of the House of Israel,"  passed over to the "ISLES AFAR OFF," to "the  Isles of the Blessed," according to ancient writers.  This ancient BRITISH Church,, having sprung  from the days of, or preceding Moses, is the body  that took up-the "GOOD^ NEWS" brought to  them by the apostles and their contemporaries.  And in spite of persecutions, far surpassing those  of any other people, that ANCIENT-BRITISH,  Modern-CHRISTIAN, Anglican Church has come  down to the present day Avith glory, honor, dignity, majesty and power, far surpassing any other  religious body in the history of mankind, y  I would not have my readers imagine I am  praising my own religious denomination. - I am  -not. I am a Methodist, and am quite attached to  these good, respectable, earnest'peopled-  But I am more impressed with the long life,  far-reaching influence, holy7zeal,,-and;-NATIONAL".  (Continued on/Page 5)���������������;���������������������������  ���������.������.���������������������������������������>.������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������-���������������������������������������.������������+*������������������������������������������������������������  MAYOR TAYLOR AND p^||^|^|fjp^f^S||  Pretends to Bargain for the City���������Adva^es FnH^  It is nearly two years ago since- the|^'|?alse'���������Greek;^^  Northern Company was under negotik||l|J^^  Company, and in spite of the frequent n|pif|^^  "That work was about to commence," lff|||:M^  extension scheme of development by th&n^^  Mayor Taylor has stated, that the Pi|*^eiia^^  the delay.   This cannot be the cause as ttie^ro^ Rail  way Company completed their arrangements eleven months ago, which removed  that subterfuge. S   . ^ >    ���������'*������'*    " ;  As a matter of fact there is positively no excuse whatever why the Great Northern should not have had the work Avell under way long ago.   This Company is no-   :  torious for its disregard of public convenience or public demands, and will seldom 7  make a move until forced to do so. -       . . - N  That the City has been deceived in the bargain made, is generally accepted tb  be the case. The vote on the agreement was carried; largely on tlie assurances of  Mayor Taylor and Mr. Howard, the Great Norithern special representative, that  work would commence at once. I  V.  All through the negotiations between the Citjr and the Railway Company there  was a familiarity between the Mayor and the. Company which justifies the conclusion that His Worship was not entirely impartial in dealing with this question/in  fact, he acted more like a special envoy of the Company's rather than as Mayor of  the Citv. , ^        "-���������-.- _ i  While the agreement was under consideration by the Council, he, the Mayor,  wrote a letter to the Seagraves Company of Walkerville, Ontario, asking them to  ship a couple of carloads of fire apparatus through the States via the Great North-  Now the Great Northern does not go near "V^alkerville, a fact of which the,  ern.  anythiri^m:^hwi|!lflj^pi  k;k In7ple:ading7f6iptlie;7seri������t& _  v7arbitration';treaties7i^j^^i^tlre?  Great Britain and ;Frian6^7]presi^iA|(  ;S;teri3d"-at7^  7 :prized 7arid  v7-arisei������'7Here  "I; believe;  am willing to varbitrate  7 lieye I* have'? a good causi^Ti^ ;if I  I liave a good eiiuse^ T wish*to give it iip? in lait.  vance of arbitration." ', '    sJj/  That is sound, reasoning. A good, cause' will",  bear the light of investigation and the logic of  argument, and is safe with wise arbitrators.  '.-'  A bad cause ought not to, prevail _even though;  sustained by gun and sword. " '   '   7  '  Arbitration should be the method of settling  every human dispute big "and little now, hence-  forth and forever more.   (  '   '"         m$M������^  ^���������t?~c.acM'������  tLTt.pi.t-Stt'tt/  .*f"~r   S      ~*4    ,   ���������  LITERARY LDfES.  Mayor was well aware, then why these instructions������ Again,' it cost a great deal  more to shij> it through the States, then why- patronise tliis American Road? The  Mayor boasts of his loyalty to Canada, yet he would pay a larger freight rate if  onjy he could favor an American road. , Or was it his personal'interest in the Great  Northern which led him to"urge this course'should\be followed? It is assuredly odd  to see a Mayor make such a request oil behalf of ia Railway Company, especially so  when the City, whose interests he is supposed'to protect, is negotiating with the  Company. - .  ,/x y :y'  Another rather remarkable coincidence 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. -Itvwas arranged that they should  leave Vancouver on Sunday's boat and keep the appointment at 10, a.m. Monday.  His Worship^ however, left Vancouver1 onp Thursday and proceeded to Seattle,  where he remained until Sunday. Tlie peculiar part of the situation is that Messrs.  Hiirand  Now'what passed between Mayor Taylor and the officials of the Great North-"  em while, in ,fo that ft is nonbusiness of wthe,public  what^passed^al' tliat conference and that he has the right to Tnee't 'railway oincials t,  in private if he so wishes. Or he may reply that, as manager of the World news-! ,  paper, he has important business transactions with the* Great Northern which are  private. All this is, no doubt, perfectly true and we do not claim the right to demand any statement of private business, but wre do contend, however, that when the  City is making a very important bargain with a Raihvay Company that its chief  magistrate shall be impartial and if%e has private business with that Company he  shall.be neutral during negotiations and not act as though he were its special representative. '        ������ ,i  We also contend that the average man would find it difficult to be fair and unbiased in a transaction in which his 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. If the public wish a few7 more such  bargainslhenthey^ should~l>iTpp"6rt~MavoTr Taylor^as he"is~EoW prepaTedto~turn"tlie"  City, body and soul, over to the B. C. Electric, and would have done so this year,  only for the opposition of the Council/    - .    \ '*'  POINT GREY FRANCHISE.  Some residents of Point Grey are saying, that the people in Vancouver should  mind their own business and let them deal with this franchise question their own  way. These parties, needless to say, are anxious that the B. C. Electric should get  tlie franchise and are unwilling that there should be much publicity given 'to its  discussion, because did the people thoroughly understand what the consequences of  their act would be, thev would turn it down flat.  Let us analyze briefly the attitude of those supporting the B. C. Electric. First  there is the resident who lives off in the bush and must have transportation to get  to and from his work. Next the person owning property in Point Grey, who intends making a home there. With these we have much sympathy and realize what  it means to them to have a carline. < ;,  Then there is the Municipal Council which is besieged with demands for transportation and it is more simple for them to close with the B. C. Electric now, no  matter what the consequences may be, as they will not be in office when the full effects  are felt in years to come. This attitude, while often assumed by civic bodies, is  wrong. The.-'people depend, to alarge extent, on the Council to protect them and  tlieir future interests, and! that is why they are intrusted with the responsibility df  office. "STet another class of supporters is the real estate agents who wish tramlines  in order to assist them to sell property. Perfectly legitimate, but not a reason to be  used in reference to matters':pf great public moment.  Point Grey residents should remember that they may now make or mar the  future of their municipality.    ^  * It is contended by the B.C. Electric, and, its agents and canvassers, that, if this  by-law is turned down, Point Grey will have no tram service for five or six years.  '���������And," they naively ask, "why should you residents of Point Grey sacrifice yourselves for the benefit of Vancouver, or wait for so many years?*' '  This is all pure nonsense. There isno need to wait for any considerable timel  The B.C .Electric are at the present moment in a panicfor fear the franchise is refused. They know perfectly well that their only hope is to assume an attitude of  indifference and deceive the public into believing that they will be deserted if they  turn it down.     ���������. ,-' y.   .-������������������������������������ 'r   '}  Have the citizens of Point Grey ever stopped to ask, how the B. '0. Electric  treats its patronsi Do they take into consideration the wretched service given to  and from the City? Is there a single line running out to Burnaby, South Vancouver or Point Grey which gites even a reasonable service! Do they not pile the"pep-  '���������"' ���������'''['*-.. (Continued Page 5)  ���������   Ollllll*-*******''**************^1'  The British Museum contains 2,700 complete  Bibles in all languages'. T . - r.'   ^Xt  Twenty lots of .Shakespeare's works, including the celebrated first folio, published in l$2d^J^^W-  and bound in red morocco, were sold'for $3740^"^^^  at the Robert Ho? library sale; also an autograph" '''C^y'^^i  letter by Edgar Allan Poe, in which he said, "I amf- S'<fA^  done drinking forever," brought $1,700. -        -    ;.^;t'^!rM|  ,A New York book1 dealer has purchased th������-^t^^Klrf|  library'of the late E. Dwight Church, .which' con-' >/:pt&^T  tains between 3500 and 4000 volumes/and *4MWt,I,l^C������X-a  thirty years of time and $1,250,000.^ The cata-'">>V#yi;;j  logue^ alone eost $30,000, and comprises' seven   '-���������  large volumes.   This is said to be the largest sin- v'  gie transaction in rare books that ever took place.,;  An autographic letter written by Martin Ln-t '  ther to Emperor Charles V. was bought by aiFlor-Jy  ence dealer for $25,500, at a sale in- Leipsic, .Sax-v;  ony.. The purchase is said to have been made for ���������"  J. P. Morgan.   The letter, whieh is in Latin, is of f  great historic importance.   It was written in 152i; v  during the reformer's return journey /from jthe - ='  Diet of Worms, and describing the proceedings;  defended his attitude.   The epistle was intrusted  to an imperial herald, who gave iinther safe eon-;  duct through-the Thuringian forest until he^i^, y^^  ostensibly.taken prisoner-for his own protee1ipn:~:c5|S^I  **7*__ 4v     -!-������-���������������-������ ^.^ t^*    a\* ���������"    j"* li.     -mi   - ^  *   ^ a>-~'<c%'Uf* t*^t. ^i-r-^v^?4y^T$B$282i  <������-:  41  .,'-W.A"l  ~-S<&  ~      1 A   i.  ZX   *A  -J-tf v-  *-*!������#*  5W*  ���������  111  I  I  lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll  p       BI45CTION Of AT.T)fJEMAy.  O. 0. Jones���������Among the candidates as alderman in Ward V is G. C." Jones, who has been a  resident of Vancouver'nine years, during which  time he has been actively interested in advancing  such things asmake for the City's greatness. He  has been one and one-half years president of-^he  Southside Improvement Association, a body that  ,has been,, instrumental in bringing about many  improvements in this sectio of the city.  Mr. Jones has visited many large cities during the last few years and made a critical study  of them with a view to advocating the best things  for his own city.  His views on better transportation, moral reform and Greater Vancouver are well known and  _calinot"but~meet" with hearty approval Examine^  his platform elsewhere in this paper. He has  been endorsed by the Southside Improvement Association and is a general favorite. His slogan  is "A Clean, Progressive Civic Government."    J*j-  *. .-/-���������-  I  To get, we must give; to accumulate, we  must scatter; to make ourselves happy, we must  make others happy; and to become spiritually  vigorous, we must seek the spiritual good of  others. . . . . Prayer girds human weakness  with divine strength, turns human folly into  heavenly wisdom, and gives to troubled mortals  the peace of God.���������Rev. C. H. Spurgeon.  " From the time that, at my mother's feet or  on my father's knee, I learned to lisp verses  from thc7 sacred writings, they have been my  3daily study and vigilant contemplation. If we  abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our  country will go on prospering and to prosper;  but if we and our posterity neglect its instruction and authority, no man can tell how sudden a  catastrophe may overwhelm us and bury our glory  in profound obscurity.���������-Dan icl Webster.  ������i���������i���������i���������t������i���������i������i���������i������i���������:9:���������)ei���������t*:n���������191**  t 77-v-yy..,:-.;, ;������������������;  I THE BROADWAY THEATRE  The Broadway Theatre is now  jopen for business, hiving the  latest films, all of a strictly $ 1  moral character ��������� Comedy,  Drama ,and Scenery. Three-  piece Orchestra led bg Prof.  Pollard. The entrance is between Main and Quebec Sts.  on Broadway. Admission 10c,  children 5c. Matinees 2to5;  %      Evenings 7 to 11 p. m.  ********* ������!��������� >������ t������1* !������������������!������������������������>���������������������������->���������<.+.&��������� >������������������������������������  ">0r$svr,--A  'kr'-'^i';  =y,y7������y THE WESTERN CALL.  ������*������*������'t'������������#'l'������-t'������>*'l'������������������^^  I Heating Stoves & Ranges  4���������4������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������~��������� ������������������4I4444.������44���������.  4*4 ������������������������������������������������������  *$���������  |  That cold snap will soon be here.   Are you prepared  * for it?   If not why not?   The following  I are a few of our lines:  Edmonds Leading Enterprises  Omens Very Favorable for the Election of Councillor Coldicutt ���������  For Reeve of Burnaby  Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 1  Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 2  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 9   Heaters for coal or wood, No. 11   Heaters for coal or wood, No. 13   RANGES  Special Idea No. 9, with or without legs.  Special Idea No. 8, with or without legs.  ..$2.75  . $4.00  ..$8.50  $10.00  $11.50  $45.00  .$45.00  I We also have a few lines of the MOFFAT RANGE. |  s * The small size for a small family for the small price |  | of $35.00, and a six-hole No. 9 for $50.00, connected. %  f Don't forget our Mailable Range, $70.00, connected. |  1 MANITOBA HARDWARE COMPANY |  | 1714-1716 Park Drive       Phone; Sepour 8691!  I       BRANCH STORE   COLLINGWOOD EAST      |  4'^l-I'fil'Ct-ti"l-i^--H^^^^>^MH^������A  *************************'i  FOR SALE  Coquitlam and Point Grey Property Direct from :  Owner.  -Point Grey  Lots 5 and 6 pf Lot 1, blk. 153, D. L. 640  66 ft. on  10th  Avenue,  between  Sasamant  and  Tolinie ;  The best homesite in Point Grey, $38(������0.00. ;  OoQultlam  10 Acres, numbering 1 to 10, being all of Lot 102, being a  Subdivision of Lots 3-108-45 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 $1000.00 per Acre.  R. Moore  Shoe Repairing  BY  AN  EXPERIENCED  WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROADWAY,  Between Main St. and Westminster Rd.  ^������*������'fr������tHM'������i.������������������S4������������s������������4i.������  ).  ft*T������mmm*,'T.,m\   *   "*'   *   A   *'     ,  TV������Tf TttTT  i  of ARMS, I  The  best stock  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY,  and SPORTING GOODS  can  * be found at the store'of *  4 %  I Chas. E. Tisdall I fl  618-620 Hastings St.        t  ���������f.t.������.t.������.I.������.I.������.I.������.t.#.;.������.i.������.t.i>.t,#,I,ti,1,<,y  f.  ij  Phone:   Fairmont 373  2211 Bridge St.  *.I..g..;..I..^.t..t-'t'1"lit-!-i-1^^^^H-^K'f' *****>V**v*****4*********4*4**  , K^���������^.���������t���������lI^���������^^l.:���������.I-:-t:^t���������^^H^^"^^^w^^^ **************************t%  \ Be PIONEER HARDWARE STORE  17 ���������  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;  Bapco Pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Uand Clearing Tools .  %  *  *  *  :: COBNEB OF FRASER  PHONE FAIR- |  AMD FERRIS STS. Jt   |UA     ~WWlSW~|  T.Fox  >������������������ t������ 1������1������14***f****4*4\ 9*94*9*4*9*4***4*4*4 tt ���������!���������������! ������ >������*���������  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  !!TRIMBLE & NORRIS!  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  \ **91 * ! f; tf ftf-H^*"*^''^^  Officet 108-109 Ddson Block  25 Hstings Stree. East  PHONES:  Office Seymour 864  les. Seymour 2I79L  \^-^7gEATTIE:^y y  Auctioneer,   Appraiser and Notary Public-for British Columbia  General Real Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  Four years ago Thomas D. Coldicutt moved to Burnaby and bought and cleared a tract of land which he  converted into a fruit farm. 3  He early saw that things were not conducted as well as might be in the municipality; there Were no roads  worth mentioning, and settlement was slow and difficult.. .  After he had been there two years he decided to run for the position of Councillor, and entered a three-  cornered fight, which he won. After being in ihe Council for three weel(s, he was appointed chairman of the  important Finance Committee, the position second to tint of Reeve. This goes lo show that his energy and integrity were thus early recognized by his fellow-workers in Burnaby.  The next year he was elected by acclamation      This also speaks for itself.  At this election, his present opponent in his fight for ihe Reeveship, Reeve IVeart, Was elected to the position he now holds, and he was not slow to recognize thz worth of Tom Coldicutt. Weart appointed him chairman of the Finance, Water, Police, Inter-Municipal, and Light and Power Committees. .  ' These positions he has held and filled with all the energy and ability for which he is becoming /noted  ^throughout his municipality.  His first clash with, J. W.  Weart Was over the question of large contracts which Weart was in favor of.  letting to outsiders, and the policy of Burnaby had been to let contracts, as much as possible, to settlers within  the municipality as a large number of settlers were quite able to do the-work satisfactorily, and in fact needed  the work, and it was held that they should have the preference if possible.'  The next great question was, of course, the B. C. Eleciric franchise by-law, and it Was due principally to the  " vigorous fight put.up by Councillor Coldicutt that the obnoxious measure was defeated and Burnaby saved from  what, would have amounted to practically a perpetual franchise. ' ,  That question is not settled. It is still the great bone of contention in Burnaby, and Councillor Coldicutt is  asking for the support.of- the Burnaby electors as a candidate'for the Reeveship so that the good Work that has  already been done in this connection will not be lost.  -. Coldicutt is a progressive, ambitious, energetic man with liberal and large ideas; it is, lo a great extent,  due to his energies on the Council, that Burnaby is as far advanced as she is today. He will be able to do a  vast amount for Burnaby if he is elected Reeve.  Among his other schemes for the advancement of Burnaby is a comprehensive water system, embracing the  North Arm District, Barnet Road, Burquiilam and North Burnaby.  His main idea is, however, "Burnaby for ihe Burnabyites," and he believes that every citizen of Burnaby  should Work shoulder lb shoulder in order to make their municipality the .greatest in the province.  Hay and  Peed  Also large variety of  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock  of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FtiOD  OUR BEST FLOUR  N  F. T. VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  t  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  \=  y  A  DR. R. INGRAM I  Physician   and   Surgeon;!  Office and Residence;; ^;^:  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILP*#  25th Ave. and Main '{$������%-?��������������������������� :J  ryV?7'!7>-������ 1  '-77-1  Express, Bafcgags^,,^  and      I^B;m  ���������   Furniture Remo$^g|!^  Sooth Vancouver     ���������      Rom\s������tMli!  Off Bodwell Rd.. Six blocks eiut* taMlS?!���������-;' ?i  ,11-  y^f  Ml  FIRST-CLASS  DAVIES & SON, Florists, located  one-quarter of a mile south of Ed  monds, conduct one of the finest floral  nurseries in the province. They have  40,000 square feet under glass for the  growing of all kinds of flowers, bulbs,  plants, etc. They are also extensive  growers of lettuce, tomatoes,.etc., and  this-floral���������nursery-alone -is -sufficient  to advertise the wonderful Burnaby  municipality. Mr. Davies. Sr., has had  pver a quarter of a century's experience in the business, and his son  Frank, supervisor and rilanager, has  followed it all his life, as well. For  cut flowers, floral designs, boquets, and  ali kinds of-plants, phone New Westminster 897, or address New Westminster, P. O. Box 218, or call at the nursery on Twelfth street, near Edmonds,  on the Vancouver and New Westminster electric car line.  THE BURNABY HEATING AND  PLUMBING COMPANY at Edmonds  is conducted by Messrs. H. A". Mclntyre, T. Moore, and D. R. .Tones, all  experts in their different departments.  Mr. Mclntyre is a specialist in sheet  metal work, Mr. Moore has made steam  heating and fitting his specialty,*.and  Mr. Jones is an all-round plumber.  Here is a "triumpherate" Jiard to  beat.  E. C. GODWIN is the assistant postmaster at Edmonds, and has officiated  in this capacity with Air. Walter S.  Rose, postmaster, one year. He has  been a resident of the province three  years and was born in England. He  attends strictly to business and is a  firm believer in "printer's ink."'  ~������TMcFEE~ conduct?^-general real  estate business at Edmonds and few  are better posted on Burnaby properties and opportunities for investments  than this gentleman. -He has resided  in the municipality for some time, and  has had considerable to do with its  growth and development. He is a fine  young fellow to meet and will be  pleased to meet with any prospective  investors.  K. SWORDER is the able representative of P. B. Brown, real estate, and  , financial    broker,   at   Edmonds.     He  I came  out from  the  old  country  one  1 vear and a half ago, and has taken  charge of the Edmonds oflice for Mr.  Brown.    He  has  been .elected  secretary  of the  Central Executive  Ratepayers'  Association.    He  was  a  big  farmer in England for many years and  has located and invested liberally in  Burnaby property at Edmonds.;  THE CRYSTAL MEAT AND DAIRY  MARKET at Edmonds is conducted by  Messrs. Knight & Watson, and is headquarters for the choicest steaks, the  juiciest roasts, and the tenderest chops  as well as fish, game and oysters in  season. They are also adding a confectionery and ice cream parlor, to  their_business,__which_department_will  be relished by the young folks of the  vicinity. Everything up-to-date, and  modern is Edmonds' motto.  THE "HEALING ART" at Edmonds  is attended to by Dr. George de B.  Watson, a distinguished graduate of  Edinburgh University, and a physician  and surgeon who has followed the profession for twenty years, principally in  the old country. His father before him  was a'doctor, and the "healing art" is  one of the noblest as well as most important of callings, and those who adopt it must, be at once learned, of  sound judgment, energetic and philanthropic of disposition. Dr. Watson  was born in Scotland.  Spotted.   ;..-.���������  "The man who gives in when he is  wrong is wise; the man who gives in  when he is right is generally married."  ���������Life.   ������������������-'.  SHOEMAKINQ  AND SHOE REPAIRING  DONE AT  0    PETERS & CO.  Near Corner Main Street and Broadways!  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjcpair . Work.   Factory. Experience  Best References  ;���������  W. J. GOARD.  2881 2nd Avenue, West  Office Phone:  Seymour 9416  Res. Phone:  Fairmont It*  Fairmont Transfer Co.  THE   HOUSEHOLD.  <HmHmj���������jmK^^^w^^  Hie Reliable Sheet  I   3127 Westminster Rd. Phone : Fairmont 868  For burns and scalds nothing is, so  effective as lime water and sweet oil.  Take equal parts of each, shake well  in a bottle, then apply. Old muslin  is very good and7 will not "draw/' Saturate well and tie-on. ���������  Date Loaf .-^-Stone - three cups of  dates and put them through the grindr  er.. Put two cups of walnut "meats  through the grinder. Knead dates and  meats together and form into a loaf.  Serve in slices.  I Cornices, Jobbrng" and  Roofing' J  ! FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY. f  %   C. Errington C. Magnone    ?  %&->*******< ************** ***^^^ tl11 **' * * * ;*  Gream Candy.���������Three pounds sugar,  six ounces butter, tyro cups water and  one-half   teaspoon   vanilla.     Mix   the  sugar and water, add butter and boil  j without   stirring   until  it   becomes   a  I hard, brittle lump when it is thrown  j into cold water.    Pour quickly on an  'ice cold buttered dish or marble slab.  i When nearly cold add the vanilla and  jpull the candy until it is glossy and  ' porous.' Cut in small pieces. >,  Carrots are being used as a substitute'for eggs in the. evening classes  iii the public cooking schools of St.  Paul. Minn. They are being used in  making English plum pudding, and  Miss Lilla P. Frich, supervisor of cooking, is experimenting to see whether  or not carrots can take .the place of  eggs in v other dishes. Necessity  brought about by the increased cost  of living is the mother of Miss Frich's  starting discovery. Miss Frich has  been obliged to curtail the use of eggs,  as the price of eggs has soaredJi She  got along nicely until the approach' of  the holiday season, when all the sti������  dents wanted to learn how to cook  English plum pudding. Eggs are one  ofthe sby-'-; used in plum pudding,  and Miss ''Frkli found she could not  afford to teach the students how to  make the piuih pudding unless she  found a substitute for eggs. After several' experiments Kiss Frich tried  mashed carrots. The result, according to Miss Frich, is above her fondest expectations.  Himknowledgy.  Stanley7 Jordan, the well-known  Episcopal minister, having cause to-be  anxious /about his son's college examinations, told him to telegraph" the result. The boy sent the following message: "Hymri.342, fifth verse, last two  lines." Looking it up, the father  found the words: "Sorrow vanquished; labor ended7 Jordan passed."���������-The  Circle.   ���������������������������". .;-...  A Warning.  7 Love's young dream appears to have  met with an interruption somewhere,  judging by the following pathetic  warning ad.-in the Auckland Herald of  a recent ,(date:���������"O.D.���������Nor father's  home.���������V. R."���������New Zealand Free  Lance.  Violating Professional Courtesy.  First Tramp���������"What time is it?"  Second  Tramp���������"Come off.    I'm a  thief myseif."���������Fliegende Blaetter.  Civility  PronptD's  Mtderatc  Prices  '���������*!  Furniture   and  Piano  7      Movers -W  Addresses- y  50412th Ave. E.   136 Alexandra St  Bulbs  Tulips.   Crocuses7  Lillies,  Hyacinths,   *J  "Narcissus,  etc;    also Flowers  and Plants in season. c.    7  KEELER'S   NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main Si,  PHONE:- Fairmont 817P. L4  PT"*  THE WESTERN CALL.  Q. E. McBride  f & COMPANY  I Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware  AS. ���������  Good Suggestions  Electric Sad Irons  Electric Stoves f  Electric Percolators |  Electric Toasters |  Carving Sets !  Cutlery, etc. f  A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL j  t  *  *  t  *  *  4  *'  *  *  *  4  +  *  4  *  ���������i  4  4  <& *  'I ������������ ��������� "^ ��������� _     ,       _. *  ... -m\ mr.-.-.. -1      T-l yx T tJ,  1*4  ������!������  VALUABLE   INSTRUMENTS.  J. H. P.  Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 820L  Branch Store:  Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  I    ^  Millinery and Fancy Goods  \  \  Miss Curie  *  Wishes Her Many Friends and Patrons  A Prosperous New Year, 1912  The mariner's compass was unknown ' to the ancients, and for that  reason their sailors seldom \entured  out of sight of land. The lodestong,  or natural magnet, was found In Magnesia, Asia, 1000 B. C, and the Chinese had some :cnowiedge of :t properties, but they had no compass.  Roger Bacon perceived the tendency  of the magnetic needle to point northward 1294 A.D., but Flavia Gioja, ot  Amalphi, appears to have developed  the first real compass about the year  1302.  The thermometer was invented hy  Galileo in 1597, as an instrument for  ascertaining the heat of the human  body. Spirits only were first used.  Jean Rey, a doctor of Pericord, early  in the se\enteenth century, invented  a water thermometer, which he de-  ccribed as "a little round vial with a  long uivorked neck, to be placed in  the hards of a fever patient, after  having filled it, all but the neck, with  water. The heat dilating the water  caused it to rise more or less, according as the heat is great or little."  The mercury thermometer was in-i  vented by Romer. but Farenheit, a  Hollander, in 1720, made it what it is  now by applying the measuring scale.  - #The barometer was the invention ot  Torricelli, an Italian mathematician,  who lived in the first half of the  seventeenth century, and the successor of Galileo as professor of mathematics at Florence. The instrument  constructed by Torricelli was almost  identical with the simplest fois's now  in use. It consisted of a glass tube  aboiK th ioe feet long, partly filled  with meicury, and closed in a manner  to leave a vacuum In the upper end  of the tube. Torricelli discovered  that changes in the weather caused  fluctuations in the height of the column of mercury, but died before perfecting his discovery. Pascal and  others demonstrated the connection  between the density ancl pressure ot  the atmosphere and the height of the  celumn ot mercury in in the barometer. ' >,  The m cioscope was 1-no^n In i>r:n-  c'ple   4C0 U.   C.   but  poworlul   glass  magnifiers, tor  scientiiic  u=;os,  are  a  * ! ni eduction of .the  sixtt,cnth   century.  4.4  '   A  ������������������ l Jcrsen, iu 130?, fitted u]> a microspore  .'ita double glasses. Ro<jer Bacou is  also credited v,ith having done so.  douhtedly the invention of Prof. Elliot, of Edinburgh, in 1839.  The  kaleidoscope  was invented as  a toy by Sir David Brewster in 1S17  and as he secured no patent, others  manufactured   it   on   sight.    Within  three months a quarter of a million ed in EnSland ia 1714  were sold.  and  reproduction of speech, was Invented by Leo Scott, in 1855.        '  The typewriter is an invention ot  C. L. Scholes, of Wisconsin, in 1863;  though a rude machine bearing that  name is said to have been construct-  | 2636 Main Street, Vancouver  *<^<gH|Hfrj>#<|HfHfrtS^<SHiH3Ha4^^ < *<%'*������'*���������  *?   i  v '  f.  The; stereoscope, which ti\es rarU  ���������is a brilliant optical disco i or", is un-  The telescope draws to itself the  name of Roger Bacon, though the first,  real instrument was made by Zachary  Jannsen, at Middlebury, in 1590. It  was improved by Hans Lippersheim,  of the same city, in 1608, and perfected by other men in 1639 and later  dates. Telescopes have been made  with tubes large enough for a man to  walk in. Whn Herschel's great telescope was taken down from its stand  in 1S39, his whole family sat in it and  sang a farewell song.  The telegraph is a nineteenth century affair. A "deflective electro-magnetic telegraph" was patented In England, -June 12, 1837. On March .3,  1843, the American congress, at the  instance of Prof. Morse, at the very  last moment 'before .adjournment,  passed a bill for the construction of  a telegraph line betwixt Baltimore  and Washington, and about a year after that the first message, "What  | hath God wrought!" was sent by Miss  Annie Ellsworth from Washington, to  Prof. Morse in Baltimore. The young  lady was thus honored because she  was the first to hurry to Prof. Morse  with the happy news that his bill had  become- law.  The telephone, in some respects the  most wondertul of all human contrivances, is an invention of recent date.  An Englishman is credited with having devised something in this^ line as  long ago as 1835, and ������i Frenchman,  named Bourseul, is also' mentioned as  having conceived the idea in 1854.  But the practical, working telephone  is the development of Alexander Graham Bell, who received letters patent  Cor his invention' March ~i, 1S7������J. The  Gray telephone and tho Edison telephone, both namfd after their inventors, are also among the first real  talking instruments. Z^he first conversation between New York and  Chic-aso was carried on in 1SS8.'  The riionograi/n is tho invention of  "'bonus A. Edison, who brought it  out in 1STT. and brought it to a higher  ft:: go oL perl action in 18SS. It is  n::ned from the Greek word phone,  sound, and gi;aphein, to write, it  ther.eiore means a sound-writer.  A  mechanical    de\lice,    called   the  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  The Province of British Columbia  offers splendid opportunities to Capitalists, Manufacturers, Lumbermen,  Miners, Fruit Growers, Agriculturists,  Poultrymen, Dairymen, Fishermen,  Sportsmen, Tourists, Workingmen.  Area, square miles,.  395,000  Coastline, miles  7,000  Timber Lands   (Merchantable), acres     15,000,000  Wheat Lands, acres     20,000,00.0  Inland Lakes, acres      1,560,000  Mines  have produced 1374,197,650  Mines produced last year.. 26,377,066  Sisheries have produced.. 130,000,000  BMsheries yielded last year 10,314,755  Forests yielded last year.. 17,000,000  Railways constructed, miles 2,250  Railways under construction, miles            '   ] ,500  Annual    Trade ��������� Imports  and Exports   : ? 61,709,194  Bank clearings, 1910 535,567,074  Post Office Revenue, 1910.,       693,689  Provinc'l Assessment, 1910 370.083,641  Surplus          2,491,748  Total Funded Debt, 1910..    11,466,218  Available    Cash    Balance,  Mar. 31, 1911  *   8,520,936  Net Liabilities of the Province, 1910  801,644  Population of the Province, ,    ������>  1911   362,768  Picking up a sharp knife from the  meat stand, the customer, extends it  to the butcher, with the remark:  "I haven't any use for it, but you  may cut it off and I'll take it along,  anyhow."  "Cut what off?" gasps the astonished butcher.  "Your hand. You weighed it with  the roast, you know, and I want all I  pay for."���������Life.  Mr. Brown���������Shall we have to buy  new woolen underwear for all the  boys this year?  Mrs. Brown���������No/clear.- Yours have  shrunk, so-thej' just fit John; John's  shrunk so they just fit Vlmmy; Jimmy's shrunk* to fit Willie, and Willie's  aue just snug on the baby.. You are  the only one that needs new ones.���������  ,v������-"*  B. Pope, Prep.  519 BROADWAY W.  The Best EAT in the City.  A Good Square Meal always  guaranteed, otherwise  money returned. ���������  Meals 6 to 10;  11:30 to 2;  5 to 8.   Short orders at all-  hours. ,  Meal Tickets, $4.50  r'A  Important  To Pa re nth  If your child suffers from some  chronic trouble, earache, fits, St.   (  Vitus' dance, paralysis, headache,; ���������  stammering, nervousness, or any ')  other  ailment���������there is a causes  The cauBe is pressure on nerves.   ^  Chiropractic  Spinal Adjustments   -  will remove the pressure, and then *  the trouble will vanish and your  7  ���������child will get strong and healthy.,  Chiropractic 1b the most accurate'' '  method of removing the cause^of   ,  disease.   Maybe, you need adjust-   '  ments yourself.   Anyway, call In  and  ask for   free booklet.    No  charge for Consultation.   Hours:  1:30 to 5:30 p. m.  ERNEST SHAW, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  250' Twenty-second Ave. E., close   -  to   Main, St.  Take Davie car to Twenty-second.'1  Jr .'. VLJ,kf  a a   tt ^ 'Hi -m  '      -'     -'   -������l3j"J  "���������>Al-\f}4 %j|  -~ip-  "< i-- 7.-. 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'        ���������'"���������'"..   '7 ������������������" 7" '���������,.;' Ask lis for particulars and rates;  Offices: 603-610 Corter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Sevmour 4770  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  P.O. Drawer 1418  VANCOUVER, B. C.  R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager  JOHN MONTGOMERY, Contract Agent  I  5> to  ���������   >   si'  t  4  ?  *  ^ni  ���������m.-  <-  V4 yr-sf,v.  *   JH A.  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X perous New Year. *  VOTE FOR  Exhibition By-law  and Western Progress  Broadway  ��������� Table Supply  ������518 BROADWAY,  E.  |H.   HARFORD!  + ���������  .^3~x~x~x~:~m~x~x~x~x-;-X"X������*  Adela  Grocery Store  This Week's Special  TEA  Scotch Short-bread.   Try our Teas and  you will be pleased.  WEBSTER  BROS.  Cor. Fraser Ave. W. & Wejsiminster Rd.  Thanks!  For patronage extended to  us  during the year 1911.  We hope to see you often  during 1912.  Wishing you all A Happy  , New Year.  G. E. SNIDER  Watchmaker, Jeweler aad Optician  606 Main St.  Election of School Trustee  Your Vote and Influence is Solicited for the Election of  JAMES   EADIE  "The People's Candidate"  as SCHOOL  TRUSTEE  Mr. Eadie has been Endorsed by Five Rate Payers' Associations  ���������|mX^������X~X^^:^~X^~X-'X'������X"5-'H������  4"K^4-W������^**4^-H'4^X������>������K������������M^**  *  *  :*r  South Vancouver Election  R. C.  The People's  Candidate  For Reeve  PMY PLATFORM AS BELOW, IS NOT BASED ON PROMISES,  BUT IS THE POLICY THAT I HAVE CONSISTENTLY ADVOCATED  AND WHICH I WILL, IF ELECTED, USE MY BEST ENDEAVORS  TO CARRY TO A SUCCESSFUL CONCLUSION.  i  '   The carrying out of a "Greater Vancouver" joint sewerage scheme  at the earliest possible date.  ,    The permanent improvement of Trunk and Main roads.  Extension and ��������� Improvement of transportation facilities through-  - out our Municipality. '  ���������-���������ToTretaftrall-Titreet-endsron-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. '������  The employment of a thoroughly competent Engineer and holding  him, as 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  fire protection for South Vancouver.  To induce the Provincial Government to take over the present  Telephone system.  To impress upon the Federal Government the necessity of a free  mail delivery, also better postal facilities for South Vancouver.  To endorse the formation of a district council.  To press for the deepening and development of the North Arm of  the Fraser River as well as a general harbor improvement scheme for  "Greater Vancouver."  Vote for Hodgson  and  and Business-like  \������  5*  Otherwise  By request of the executive committee, Rev. Dr.- Spencer continues as  superintendent of the local option  movement until February, Avhen the  annual convention will be held at  which important questions^ will be discussed and decided.  W. H. Matthias, stockman of Rocky  Point, B. C, visits Vancouver and New  Westminster for Xmas. Mr. Matthias  is an old timer in the Province, and  is well known in the mining and lumbering sections in the interior of British Columbia. He has resided at'  Rocky Point for some time, and is  manager of a thousand-acre ranch  there. He also has large interests  and a nice home in Victoria.  A musical treat is in store for those  who care to attend the Grandview  Methodist Church (corner Venables  and Victoria) on Thursday evening,  Dec. 28th. An excellent program has  been arranged, and the soloists for  the occasion are Messrs. E. T. Jones,  tenor; David Thomas, baritone; C. A.  Quirk, basso; whilst Miss Myrtle Traill  the well known elocutionist, will recite, ancl the church choir will also  take-part. The artistes are too well  known to need any comment, Mr.  Thomas, the baritone, being an especial favorite. In addition to the usual  solos and choruses a male quartette,  composed of Vancouver's premier  Welsh singers, will take part. As the  admission is by silver collection, a  large audience is expected." The concert will commence at 8:15.  Bros. E. Day and 0. Todd.  There was fresh evidence forthcoming of the unmistakable vitality  of this lodge in several forms, among  others, the keen interest taken in the  annual dinner to be held on January  10th, which promises to be the best  ever put on by any individual lodge  in the West. This will be the third  heldf and it is fully anticipated there  will be an exceptionally large number  present, not only of the members but  of visitors from the other local lodges,  as well as a fe wlodges as far east  as Toronto.  South    Vancouver    central  ratepayers' association.  S. O.  E.  Lodge. Grandview, No. 299, held "its  regular meeting on Wednesday last,  when, considering the closeness of  the holiday season and the consequent  necessity for many of the brethren to  work overtime, the attendance was  exceedingly good. The balance of the  officers elected for 1912 were: Inner  guard (pro tem), Bro. Harris; outer  guard, Bro. Hazell; auditors, Bros. A.  Brereton and E.G. Knowles; trustees,  VOTE FOR  Exhibition By-law  and Western Progress  A meeting will be held next Friday  night, the 29th, at 8 p. m , in South  Hill school, Fraser avenue. Candidates for municipal honors will be  there and state their platforms.  FORESTRY CONVENTION.  Those interested in forest protection  will gather in "Ottawa on Feb. 7th and  Sth, 1912, at the Dominion Convention  of the Canadian Forestry'Association.  H. R. H. the Governor General takes  great interest in this subject, and the  convention will be held under his auspices. The members of the government and the parliamentary leaders on  both sides are furthering the arrange-  ments and the railways have granted  special rates.  An unfounded .impression prevails In  some quarters that lumbermen are opposed to forest conservation. That  this wrong ig shown both by the fact  that a number of the past presidents  of the Forestry Association are lumbermen, and by a further fact that  this year the Canadian Lumbermen's  Association will meet in Ottawa on  Feb. 6th, and the members will join  in the work of the convention and in  the banquet to be held on the evening  of Feb. 7th.  A number of distinguished men from  the United States as well as from- Canada, have promised to attend and the  programme so far arranged shows that  ���������the emphasis will be placed on the  practical side.  The secretary of the Canadian Forestry Association, whose office ris in  the Canadian Building, Ottawa, is now  engaged In concluding tlie details, and  from him any further information )de-  sired may be obtained.  a  Clean,   Progressive  Administration.  *  *  *  ��������� *** 9********************   *****^V********************  ***>.< I*********************  t *������������������������}��������� ���������p,j������ ��������� J' %*���������**  To the Electors:       *  4  ���������;  ���������j-  Ladies and^Gentlemen: %  4-  I thank you for your *  kind support during the J  past year and trust that J  my representation on the i;  Council will merit your \  Not, having tlie time at my  \  disposal to call on. you personally, I wish te draw your attention to the following, which 1  am in-favor of:  A clean, progressive civic government.  Exemption    of    improvements  from taxation. "      r  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 on 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 car 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. N  Yours sincerely,  G. C. JONES  \ '     ��������� Aldermanic Candidate for Ward 5  ^.J^;.^.^..>.;..;..;..w;.^..;..j..l..;..:..;..>.;..;..J������l.^.K.    ������'X"H^S".,,H,4''M'-><i''H,'Hl ���������!��������� ���������> * * **  t TO THE ELECTORS OF WARD VIII, D. L. 301:   I  % |  ���������> *  A *  * Your Vote and influence  solicited  for *  I Frank Trimble}  \% -as Aldermanic Candidate for Ward 8, (D. L. 301)    %  \t ���������- i  4********4**************** ********<$***.fri*^*&*������fr**A*Mi.  % t  t *  Park Commissioner  FOR 1912-1913.  My record for the past two years is before the -  electors in the amount of the improvements that  have been accomplished.  As candidate for the next terjn 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 Transportation for Stanley  Park, More.and Better Equipped Playgrounds  and Good, Clean, Progressive Government for the  Parks.  I solicit your vote and influence.   Thanking  you in anticipation I am.  Yours truly,  W. R. Owen  II  1f****************il>********   *****}~r******.M^'***********  ***************************   ***************.^**********  t Your Vote and Influence II  Are  respectfully  requested for  Geo. M. Endacott  i  ...FOR  Park  /   \:tXysV  Mm  >v 71  *  ..I STAND FOR  1.   Progressive Administration.  2., More playgrounds for Children.  3. No tram-cars in or around Stanley Park.  4. ' Cheaper and improved auto-bus service in Stan  ley Park. J  < " *  5. Civic, Ownership   and   operation   of   Bathing $  Beaches.                                    7 ������ o*  6. Free bathing for children. J  7. City Controlled boulevard system. J  8. The, "CITY BEAUTIFUL." *  '*?f>> if  i ?y'fI*l  t  4*9***********************  ********9*****************  **************************  *.M'********<1***>1119** M"H">      ft  t  ���������I*  N  *      Respectfully solicits your vote and influence for     *  School-Trustee'  vote  and  influence  as +  *  Alderman for 1912.        *  At your service,  Geo. E. Williamson  ^���������JjV*f*y^f-i"*5F-^,6*"sr,iH5^  Having represented this 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 the office, not only  * in the TVard, but in the Citv at larse.  Your obedient servant,  *  t  F. TRIMBLE.  >J  1.  t  2.  i 3:  * 4  *  *  * _  *  *  * 7  *  * . ..  PLATFORM  Extended and improved manual'training.  Introduction of technical training and the teaching of applied science.  Increased efficiency of staff with adequate remuneration and proper school equipment.  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.  .:~������~:..:-:.-:~:..:..>.:.4..>.:..:~:..M..:..>*.?.4i ������-:~x~x~x~:~X":~X":������������:~:������W'vX������:..v>.x������ V  V  '���������r  t  ,ti  *  l  *  t  *  *  *  i  *  *  ii  ****4******tt*********4*4*<~>****<~:'<^^^  t School Trustee Election !  *  *  *  *  *  I  :-X-S-X-J-X-X-X~K~:--i     W������'W*^������ WtWH-W-f ���������������������������������������������������   ���������! 11 * * t i * 1 I ���������! !��������� * * I * IV* ** 11 * ���������  Your Vote and Influence i^Solicited for My Re-  Election as  School Trustee |  *  W. H. P. CLULB        I  I I    ^      A     -S      -      <       >      *  V* %  -^- *������. ji A,"  />V  THE WESTERN CALL.  .. >  i, J-r. -^   -������a���������*.  Our Suggestions  For New Years  A beautiful stock just to hand.  Prices    -    -   -   35c to $2.25  Ganongs, Moirs, Lowneys, all  sizes, all prices.  Boxed Stationery!  Choice Confectionery;  Delightful Perfumes{ir ts^rss  Perfume Atomizers!  From 75c to  Safety Razors.. .{an**.'*>*������.****"*  Hair  Brushes,   Cloth   Brushes,   Shaving  Brushes; prices to suit every purse.  Cameras  The bright days will soon be with us again and your boy or girl  will be wanting to make pictures.   Prices, $3.00 to $20. CO  * MAYOR TAYLOR AND THE GREAT NORTHERN ;  (Continued from page 1) ' '', "  pie in like cattle?   And why?   The B. C. Electric directors and officials, when ask-7-  ed, pull a long face and reply, that it is impossible  to  keep  pace  with the  rapid  growth of the district, and we, the public have been swallowing this talk tor years..;  It is a subtle answer as it tickles the pride of the citizen, in suggesting to hira that  his city is growing so fast, but it is as false as it is subtle.   That' is not the reason ;  at all.   The B.C. Electric can secure all the cars it wants, but they have purposely , '  refrained from getting them because, had they done so, they would-not have had  power to run them.   The B. C. Electric is selling large quantities of power, to pn-  .  vate concerns and for-ing the citizens to ride like cattle so* they may make "larger  dividends* ' .   *  Again, the construction clause, in all the B. C. Electric franchises, is practical^  ly an exclusive right and also an arbitrary privilege, which has always been mercilessly exercised by the Company.      w   ��������� > ;-���������"''' -.'  Regarding the contention that if the by-law is turned down it will result in no,  tram cars for years, we wish to say that we are credibly informed that other coinpan-,  ies would be glad to accept a franchise on almost any terms that were reasonable,,-  and' if an opportunity were given woiild make application now. In any case the B.'  C. Electric is daily dreading the outcome of this vote/ If, Point Grey and Burnaby ..  stand out for an agreement that will protect the public interests  now,  they will  break/the monopoly of the B. C. Electric and ensure for themselves better service  and a brighter future than if they again place their necks under the heel .of this  hyrant which has exhibited such a gross indifference.to the public rights. ,  ���������*, 7  -'j U-^t  ���������      A.S      Sf.^     il  :w-#-' .,-1  ��������� I '.J-r  -A    ~<:'^  T c^  .k-A  '.v-t.*  Fistter's  D RU Q  stolre  PHONE:  Fairmont  2-5-4  Corner  Broadway  rScott St.  *  t  *  i  ii  The TwHey Haw!    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  Joy 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 or0 wood give good  strong heat.  We Guarantee Satisfaction  MT.  PLEASANT     PRESBYTERIAN  '    '   Y. P. S. C. E.  HOW TO BE WELL  Revealed In "The Great Message," Professor Per- ,  gusson's Suggestion Course Recently Pub-^  lished and on Sale at Bookstores.  Twenty-two years ago I was saved from the surgeon's knife by ray intuitive faith in the works of  the Ancient teaehers and healers as is revealed in  the Holy Scriptures. From that day to the. present I have been, an ardent scientific investigator  and student of the mysteries- of Ancient arid,,mod-  ern Applied Psychological Science and have given  my best thought and work in "The Great' Message" "recently published and which is ,now on  sale at a number of the book'stores in Vancouver.'  The booklet has forty-eight pages, profusely illus-  , tratcd and is worth its weight in pure gold to any  scientific student in any calling, whatsoever, and  I may say to any one else as well.  The -price of "The Great Message" is only  "Fifty Cents," and should bevin every home in  Vancouver. It teaches "That we can control the  laws of nature and the power therein that pertains  to our lives by simply controlling the thoughts we  think and the thoughts we live, for the thoughts  we think and live leave their "psychic impress"  upon the cells of the subconscious, "body-mind"  and the Laws of Nature are instantly set into operation seeking to bring that impress into expression." If any oppose this work they are simply  ignoramuses,'and love not the ,truth (light).  ThV'Iiaw of Suggestion" when understood and  applied consciously and scientifically will eliminate all untoward conditions from' the race. I am  a scientific revelator of the Mysteries of the Ancients, as welt as of the most advanced modern  applied psychological science,, I heal by "The  Spoken Word" or scientific suggestions, and do  all my healing by TEACHING; "The Truth.Willy  Set You Free." ���������    -,.       y 7 .;  I will he a few days in Vancouver at "The, y  Morris," 1025 Granville street, Room 48o, to give  instructions in the Science of Suggestion.   Lea-'/"';  sons daily by    appointment only, from 4:30 to  9:30 p.m.     * '      '���������",*-       '  ��������� (.  ���������if. ��������� y  ��������� ,-hV  A GLORIOUS RECORD,,  ^ (Continued from page 1)  ,  VALUE of the British-Anglican Church than with.  any other, or all others combined^ '   y,'  Now inclosing, if'I have said a. word previously that seems to point ���������to any weakness of this  Church I revere and love, it is as if I might say  of the River St. Law^nce, that if is not quite ;.  pure. Mn fact, I could easily prove that it is riot,'  as pure as our Capilano, but when I compax*e it s  with the Ottawa and other smaller, and more insignificant feeders, I unhesitatingly affirm that it  is far beyond their reach.   In like manner, the  Anglican Church, the Church of my fathers for  many generations, the    OLDEST    CHRISTIAN  Church, the ancient British Church, the Church  ;  coming down from Moses, Sinai, and beyond the  Egyptian, bondage,   stands   out   immeasurably,  ahead of all other religious bodies in the history  of this jworld. * '    '  7,     7 -  Go forward as an angel of light, as a great  teacher, as a human Saviour, until,thatime-tff .\  your finab success. And that success will} find you A)\  and our Empire people, and confederated nation!  in charge of the sovereignty of theJiumSn family. ,>  You will never, you can never become'attached toy'  or converted by Rome. God has' given-you a I  different mission. ������������������>.'-       ���������_.,  .a     ���������i%������rl  -> y-v vyl  V-     jv'i-'.'  *&Vt  ���������<��������� 5  *-y  A'  ���������^5h'  k'r  >k%  [   Tbe ABERCROMBIE HARDWARE CO., ltd.  * :'.  ������fc���������������, s~������*u,ur 3828 7*1 Oranvllle i  Phones Seymour 3828  j^ x v t.jj********************  781 Granville St. %  *  .v^.>.^.v^���������^���������^���������^-"������������������"���������*w~^*^*^���������^���������^���������^*���������������������������*^*^���������'~*~'������������������'  ���������     v The People's Cartage  Main Street and Bodwell Ro^d  Phone: Fairmont  1544  As Monday is New Year's Day, the  regular meeting of the Christian Endeavor Society of the Mt. Pleasant  Presbyterian Church will be held Sunday evening after church. Topic :  "Things I Want to Do Better Next  Year"; Phil. 3, 12-14. The meeting  will be in charge of the retiring president, Mr. C. E. Disher.  The following list of officers for 1912  have been elected and installed:  Hon. President���������Rev. G. A. Wilson.  ^���������President���������Mr. Duncan Campbell.  First Vice-President���������Miss O. Mac-  ken.  -Second���������Vice-President���������Mr.jBaxger.  Secretary���������Miss C. Langley.  Treasurer���������Mr. D. Johnstone.  Cor. Secretary���������Miss P. Grant.  Convenors.  Prayer Meeting���������Miss G. Tyler.  Lookout���������Mr. J. S-McKinney.  Social���������Mr. J- M. Campbell.  Music���������Misses Lord and Wallace  Missionary���������Miss A. Buettner.  Good Literature���������^Mr. Brentwood.  Junior���������Miss C. McKenzie.  Visiting���������Miss E. Smith.  Floral���������Miss W. Langley.  Finance���������Mr. R. O. Boult.  Representative to Local Union���������Mi\  P. F. Piper.  Pianist���������Miss Grace Lord.  Assist; Pianist���������Miss Irene Currie.  Press Reporter���������Miss MePherson.  Ushers���������Mr.   S.s Meadowp,   Mr.   C.  Russell. -  (Sgd.)    ELLA  SMITH,"  Per Press Cor.  chorus, "Happy Xmas," very sweetly  rendered. As the tiny phalanx marched off the platform to the tune of '���������Onward Christian Soldiers," (one could  almost hear the tramp of the future  militant victors of the Church of God.  To mention in detail every item of  interest would take more space than  is at our disposal. As a matter of  fact every item was charming, for it  was given in their own natural manner. The recitations by the tiny man  of six or so years of age were  simply captivating. It was most  amusing to see the contents of a  boy's pockets piled on a chair, as in  boy-like Jtashion he produced article  after article during his recitation. Qne  wondered if there was an end to the  contents. The tiny girls* solos and  choruses by the girls, "especially of  those with the dolls so lovingly clasped, were very sweet indeed. An at-  ttactiv<Tscene-was~a "hoop'drill/'lTer^  4M|M|M>~������4M������������il..l..|..^^^.W'I'^ll"l^iwt~tMiwi>,������   ���������K������4^,^*^^!,^^^^^~>^H,***,!t**^'  Sanitary Market  2513 MAIM SrWCTt Hear Broedwmy  THE^ PLACE WwR*  Special for New Year's Pinner ������  Prime Roast of Beef 15c lt>.  Choice tegs aad Loines PK. 20c anfl 25c l&.  Legs and koines M������mt> 20c ond 25c lb.  fresh Dressed Clw 30c |h.  Seaiihipt Oysters, Lobsters, Crabs, Shrimps and  Rabbits," and all varieties of Fresh -Fish.  A satisfied customer our greatest advertisement for we have   , .=_ the goods-at-prices_you_like. :   the Rpya* :^������*^-:$**  7    Order Your Bulbs, Plants, Wreaths, Gut Flowers  -���������'yy: and Special Designs of Us.  Funeral and Wedding Designs are given large  place and careful attention  Brass Vases, Brass and Copper Jardiniere and Fern Dishes  A, good Assortment of CUT FLOWERS  and  POT  PLANTS  always   on  hand.  XMAS AND SUNDAY SCHOOL.  A most interesting Xmas entertain  ment was given on Thursday evening,  December  21st.  in  the  Mt7 Pleasant.  ���������Methodist, school'��������� by the primary and  junior 7 departments 7 of    the    above  school.   The programme ^vas entirely  rendered   by   the  juveniles,   and" the  meeting presided over by th? faithful  superintendent  of  the  senior  department.   It was. indeed a pretty picture  that faced the audience.   A tiny host  of    bright,    intelligent,    happy-faced  children, with a large Xmas tree as a  background: loaded with Xmas  gifts,  but not for themselves; and a silver  line   across   the  choir  chancel,   from  which   dangled   stockings   arid   garments for children  of the  city who  were Jess fortunate than themselves.  Very appropriately the Xmas trees was  guarded by two silver stars.   The opening exercise was the hundredth psalm,  repeated   in   unison,   followed   by   a  formed by a dozen girls dressed in  rose-colored and. white. Their varied  and pretty movements held the audience in admiration and evoked much  applause. It certainly reflected great  credit upon the trainer, as indeed did  the whole performance from first to  last.  The teachers in these departments  are most devoted to their work, and  the able superintendents, Mrs. Derbyshire and Miss  Stinson, have a fine  staff in their S. S. officials.   These two  departments constitute no small family,  for there  are  one  hundred  and  forty-five on roll in the junior department and  one  hundred  and   twenty-  nine ia the primary.    It is  the true  Christ  idea   that  is   inculcated   into  these  little minds,  namely,  that     ot  giving rather than getting, for. their  birthdy   offerings   made    during _ the  year  are   expended   on   toys,   books,  clothing,    etc.,    for    poor,    cuildren.  Worthy   of   especial   mention   is   the  intermediate class of boys',; whose offering consisted in,,a' big "Xmas dinner"  for a  whole family.'   This   was  carried to the platform in a box filled  to   the  brim.    This  is  not   the' first  kind act of this class of-boys, for it is  of frequent occurrence; and led by their  devoted-"and generous-hearted, teacher  there is every prospect of the evolution  i  No Credit. No Delivery.        Strictly Cash.  j*       We give you the benefit of all expense of delivery and book-keeping  ������ Thfr Is an IKOEFIHOEHT Market  <H^W^<<H^HHH<'<HH������H   **********************������������������'���������'  *  *~  .������--���������  - Z1-'' &n  x  Special Sale of Groceries  At Unusually Low Prices During December  WE HAVE A LARGE STOCK OF EVERYTHING   YOU    NEED    AT   CHRISTMAS.  Special prices on Jap Oranges*  & Elliott  Phone: F'mont 761       Cor. i5th & Westminster Rd.  of a. generous set of men from the  intermediate class, i^he scholars were  all remembered by a Xmas token from  the teachers in the form of a box of  candies,and a card each, so that both  giving and receiving were object lessons to all. The emphasizing of .the  motive of generosity is highly commendable in an age so characterized  by graft, and is a; step upward'.and  onward.    May  it  come  into   general  practice. ���������  F. S. HALL.  -���������e  ���������f  ... FOR...  or Prescriptions  Telephone  irmont  Always Prompt, Always Accurate  . R. DARLING, llth Ave. & Main St.  514  *  *  ���������  ������>  ���������5*  +  %  *  *  *  *  *  *  %  *  %  *  *  %  %************************* ������HK������4^^K-H~H"M-<"X'4������H">������>4"i-l'  -���������v  );   ��������� iurJvS^H������rTS������feS3i3^  !  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Delivery   and ������  <<4iinimnmnMimn luitunHUHiiti  Editor "The Western Call."  Dear Sir,���������Your well-informed contributor, Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B. Sc,  gave your readers a very interesting  article on the above subect. He asked  a question which is well worrhy an  answer. The question: "Why does the  Church of Rome'so largely refuse to  permit the free and open study of the  Old and New Testament?" Now, I  could give several answers to this  question. There are two, however,  that bear the hall-mark of Rome. One  is that the Bible as used among Protestants is faulty in translation. Another that the free and indiscriminate  reading of the Douay translation is  dangerous. The former objection is  based on ignorance and deceit. The  real reason is the latter. Cardinal  Wiseman was one of the most illustrious members of the Roman mission  in England, and what he has to say in  this matter should be given due weight.  He has betrayed the secret as to why  the Church of Rome is averse to the  study of the Scriptures, and antagonistic to Christ's admonition, "Search  the Scriptures." Cardinal .Wiseman  says: "The prohibition of the reading  of the Scriptures is the stronghold of  the Church's unity. Let the faithful  but read the Scriptures and (he government will fall to pieces; insubordination will enter, self-sufficiency and  pride will take the place of humility  and docility.5' When the pope says  that, as Vicar of Jesus, Christ, he is  judge of all men upon earth, then assuredly the faithful may not read that  Christ said: "I came not to-judge the  ���������world; but to save the world."  ���������  When the Scriptures tell us that xue  bond between man and God is without human mediation, and when St.  Paul exclaims, "Who shall separate us  from the love of Christ?" and the pope,  says he can, by a maledictory Bull,  then certainly he has done well in prohibiting the reading of the Holy Scriptures. ("Essays' on the use of the  Bible," by Cardinal Wiseman.) 1  think this is a full and complete answer.-to the question. Most of our  Roman Catholic friends ' would beat'  around the bush before they would let  the cat out of the bag like this. How  unwise of the Cardinal!  The Church of Rome made a great  mistake when it first began to agitate  against Bible-reading in the public  schools. I suppose it was .to put Protestants on the same level as themselves. If the boys and girls ,in our  public schools are "godless" the Church  of Rome is to blame. Yes, the authorities of the Roman Church call our  public schools' "godless institutions,"  yet in* the face of their libel the Roman Catholic Church turns,out a far  greater percentage of criminals than  any other denomination. Of these  criminals she has much to fear. The  very children who were taught in* her  seminaries in Spain were most in evidence where an assault was made on  her monks and nuns. The only safe  place for Rome to carry on her work  is where her people have been brought  up in a Bible-reading, Protestant atmosphere.  Is the Church of Rome safe in Portugal? In a few months at the most  she may be driven out 6jC Spain! In  Rome today she is on her last legs,  and it may be in' a decade or so the  people pf Rome by a popular vote may  hand the Vatican over for the use of  th!TMethodist"Church"r which- is-gaiii-  ing every day in the favor of the Italian people. There never was so many  Bibles in Rome as there is today.  When'the Pope lost bis temporal power in Rome, a lottery dream-book  could be found in almost every house,  but never a New Testament, cand ex-  eremely seldom any religious book at  all. But what was the use of Bibles  when nobody except a few could read  them! tt  "No wonder Roosevelt.'V says your  gifted writer, "has sounded the alarm  for the United States,"- because of the  mass of anarchists, bomb-throwers,  Sabbath-despisers, and law-breakers.  Garibaldi and Mazzini in their day  sounded the same alarm in regard to  lawlessness in the States of the  Church, which then had "direct government from God" in the, person of  the Pope. Of this period Trevelyan,  in his valuable work, "Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic," says:  "The rulers at any rate did not regard assassination as wrong in itself,  for they employed -it as readily as  their opponents, who at best had the  excuse that they possessed no other  weapons. The Papal assassins, organized in the centurioni bands, appeared  openly, in Romagna and the Marches,  assuming the name and uniform of  pontificial volunteers, while in the other parts of papal dominions they remained a secret society, answering to  the Carbonari. The San-Fedists, who  protected the Holy Faith sometimes  by the dagger at midnight, sometimes  by open ruffianism-in the broad day,  were permitted by government to beat  or kill, at their pleasure, any man  dubbed a Liberal, Free Mason, or Car-  bonaro* until, to neglect attendance at  Mass, or even to grow one's beard,  was enoxigh to expose one to assault  by these bravos."  In regard to this abominable papal  yjtfcjt^[t|i.. worse than  %^Mir?kii;  that of the Turk, he further says:  "The life, freedom, and property of no  one who was not a friend to government had any real security in the papal states. Long lists of suspects were  handed about between the officers  spiritual and temporal, whose functions overlapped in'the most amazing  way. The houses of the suspects were  perpetually being searched, and their  daily goings out and in were watched  and reported. If evidence was lacking, cardinals did not stick at ordering ??????? circumstances lo be  tortured into proof, and presumably  the lower officials had small scruple in  obeying the spirit of their instructions.  The situation of a 'thinker,' driven into the confessional by the police, must  have had piquancy."  In these days the English were not  allowed a church in Rome. They had  to march outside the gate, with Bible  under arm in deference to the Pope's  wishes. There was no use for the  Bible inside the walls of a city . ln  which from Ave to fourteen assassinations occurred daily. But shortly afterwards the Pope's rule came to an  end by thev popular ,vote of the people. Now" the papacy is trembling in  the balance.  CHURCHMAN.  SCIENCE AND PROGRESS.  There are 12,000 square miles of  peat bogs in Ontario and Manitoba,  enough to supply "5,306,076 families  with fuel equal to ten tons of good  coal each for 100 years.  Texas is considering the plan of  raising $50^000,000 by bonds for the  purpose of reclaiming the semi-arid  portions of the state, which have an  extent, it is estimated, of 20,000,000  acres.  An expression of confidence in the  future "almost without parallel" is  the announcement that the Union  Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads  are to be double-tracked from the Missouri river to San Francisco at a.cost  pf $75,000,000. These are the first  double tracks to the Pacific  The country is receiving constant  object lessons^ in the transitory nature of its investments in battleships.  The latest is the battleship Texas, the  earliest battleship of our navy, which  was built at a cost of $2,500,000,., and  launched in 1892. It is so hopelessly  out of date that it is to be dismantled  and used as a target during the coming spring' maneuvers. -    ��������� '        '  The claim is made that Dr. H. R.  Gaylord, of Buafflo, N. Y., has discovered a cure for cancer, and has successfully demonstrated it. In the case  of the cured boy. an operation had  been recommended to remove the cancer, whieh was located on his neck.  The boy's parents refused to allow  this and treatment followed. The vaccine gradually removed the cancer,  and now all trace of it has disappeared.  A company recently formed in Paris  proposes to utilize the River Jordan  to furnish electric light, heat and i  power to all Palestine. From its  source in Mount Lebanon to Lake Tiberias, the "Jordan descends with great  rapidity. Between Merom and the  lake, a distance of only about ten  miles, the little river falls 689 feet.  It is calculated that $1,000,000 will suffice to construct the works needed to  putr the _Jo_dan_in_to__the__ranks of the  hard-working rivers of the world.  Young &  Thompson  Cash Grocers  and  Provision Merchants  JAPANESE j VIEW    OF  LICENSE.  LIQUOR  An officer from Japan visiting Aimer-  ica, one day, while looking about a big  city, saw a man stop a milk wagon.  "Is he going to arrest the man?"  he asked.  i  "No," was the answer; "he must  see that the milk sold by this man is  pure, with no water or chalk mixed  with it."  "Would chalk or water poison the  milk?"  "No; but people want pure milk if  they pay for it." ,  Passing a whisky saloon, a man  staggered out, struck his head against  a lamppost, and fell to the sidewalk.  "What is the matter with that  man?"  "He is full of bad whisky."  "Is it poison?"  "Yes; a deadly poison," was the  answer.  "Do you watch the selling of whisky as you do the milk?" asked the  Japanese.  "No."  At the market they found a man  looking at the meat to see if it was  healthy.  "I can't understand your country,"  said the Japanese. VYou watch the  meat and" the milk and let men sell  whisky as much as they please."  THE SPICE OF LIFE.  have   any  The Ultimatum.  Mama���������"No,   you   can't  more pennies today." "���������"}:���������:  The Spoilt Child���������"If you don't give  me one, .TlJ,.w^e.;,tte;--ip^  lyn Life.  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 Pruit  New Prunes, - 3 lbs. 25c  Prunes, in 1-lb. 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Cash Grocers  and  Provision Merchants  Note the Address  26th and Main  PhOnC: Fairmont 784  ������Pe live to Serve  aroxxci: to ckedxtom.  TAKE NOTICE that Frederick Willa.  ramter, 441 Hastings Street East, Van^  couver, B. C, on the 19th day of October  assigned all , his estate of K. L. Malt-  land, Clerk, 415 Winch Building', Vancouver, B. c��������� for the benefit of hia  creditors.  A meeting of creditors Will be held at  415 Winch Building. Vancouver, B. C.  on the 7th day of November, 1911, at 6  o'clock ln the afternoon.  Creditors are requested to send ln  their claims duly verified 'to the Assignee, 415 Winch Building, Vancouver, on  or before the 1st day of December, 1911,  and the Assignee will then proceed to  distribute the estate, having regard only  to claims filed.  Dated this  24th day of October. ;1911.-  BURNS & WALKER,   ~       ,  Solicitors for the Assignee.    *|  XtADD ACT.  New Westminster Land District.  ���������New Westminster District.    ^   -  TAKE NOTICE, that F. T. Piercy  Cond, of Vancouver, surveyor, intends to  apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: Commencing at  the northwest corner of Lot 1410; thence  east 27 chains to the west boundary of  lot 2522 G. 1; thence north 40 chains;  thence west 20 chains; thence north 40  chains; thence west 20 chains; thence  north 40 chains more or less to the south  boundary of Lot 2524, G. l; thence west  ������0 chains, more or less, to the Hhore of  Sechelt Inlet; thence southeasterly along  tlie shore line to point of commencement,  containing 200 acres more or less.  Located on  the  12th day of October.  Dated 31st October, 1911.  F.  T.  PIERCY  COND.     .  W. J. PASCOE, Agent.  i  i  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  an  application  will  be made  to the  Legislative Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia at its next session for  an   act   to   incorporate   an   Educational  Institution   and   being   the   Theological  College   in   connection   with   and   under  the authority of the General Conference  of the Alethodist Church of Canadk with  .power  to   hold,  possess  and enjoy, rial,'* '  and personal, property within the PhSk/7 '  ince.   and   to  lease,   mortgaf���������;. a*ll. ������& * "7  transfer the same; also (wlth.-pow^rlS'4''-,  borrow or loan  money  and ,to'"������lir������.-3or'*'.  receive   security1 therefor;0- Also1 ���������- twtth'r>J),-  power, to organize and te*ch claawMlSj^i  Theological  and  allied subjects;  to'iuw   ''  liiate with other educational instltattoti*. v- :  confer degrees in Divinity'and'generallT ���������Jfjiv i  to exercise and enjoy such other-rlahti       i  powers   and   privileges   8*. .are  waaUr- J.v'J  possessed   by  Theological 'ColIe������ea.T*A*>i.' 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Semi-Ready Tailoring   j  THOMAS & McBAIN       519 GRANVILLE ST.  :  Mirrors, Wall Paper, Leather.  ��������� ettes, etc.,-just arrived.   NEAT PICTURE FRAMING  Harry Kay, Cor. 28th and Main Street  New Stock of Pictures and Frames suitable for Xmas Presents.   Compare our prices with  city prices.  rGITY PRICES  ^���������JmJmJmJm^I^M^^Jm^-Jm^^^^J^^JmJm^Jm^^-JmS*       ������}������*{������������gwt������������3������������$MJ������������$������������{M}M$������������JM3������tfr ������g>lg������������g������������g������^������>j������������I������ ������fr������f>������{������ *j* ������|*  The coming of that ill-fated  was heralded to me. I lacked the" key  of the hidden message. Now I possess  it. On board that ship, Constance,  was your mother. Kow strange that  her advent should be bound up also  with the mystery of Enid's parentage?"  "Father, dear, if you can bear it,  tell me of my mother. She knew me,  and that is why she asked me to kiss  her." l  "She asked''you to kiss her?" Each,  word was a-crescendo of surprise.  "Yes. (ihe night she came to me.  On, I remember. She wished Mr. Pyns  to telegraph to his uncle. When he  quitted; us to take the message she,  too���������fcfow woird it all seems now���������admitted that G'ie experienced something  of /Ae intuitive knowledge of the future you have just spoken of."  ���������' "I ^m not surpr.s~d. JJoor Nanette!  (She was always a dreamer, in a sense.  Never content, she longed for higher  flights. She wa3 a woman in ambition 'ere she ceased to be a child.  When I married her, she was only  eighteen. 1 was ten years older. My  thought AvaL- to educate her to a some-  .what higher ideal of life than tho  frivolities o/ a tashtonable world. It  was a mists ke. If a girl harbors delusions befoie marriage the experience  of married life is not a cure but an  incentive. 4 less tolerant man would  have made .Her a safer husband."  Constance .would listen to nothing  which would disparage him.  "I hate to be unjust to her even in  my thoughts, but where could she  have tound a better husband than  you, dad?"  "Millionaire indeed!" protested  Enid, breaking in with her own tumultuous thoughts. "I would not exchange you tor twenty millionaires."  "My methods cannot have been so  ill-considered if they have brought me  two such daughters," he said, with %  mournful smile. "But there! I  only deluding myself into a postponement of Pa painful duty. My secret  must out ���������to you, at any rate. When  1 married your mother Constance, I  was an attache at the British Embassy  in Paris. Her maiden name was Madeleine Nanetre de Courtray. Her family, notwithstanding the French sound  of her name, was almost wholly English. They were Jersey people, recruited from British stock, but two  generations of English husbands were  compelled to assume the style de  Courtray owing to entailed estates on  the island. There is something quaint  m the idea, as it worked out. Tbe  piace was only a small farm. . When  we were married the stipulation  lapsed, because it was more advisable  for me to retain my own name. I was  then the heir to a title I can now  claim. I am legally and lawfully Sir  Stephen Brand, ninth baronet, of  Lesser Han\bledon, in Northumberland."  "And   you  keeper!"  It was Enid who found breath for  the exclamation. Constance braced  herself for that which was to come.  That Stephen' _Brand_was_ a, well-born  man was not a new thing in their in-  telligence.  "Yes, a cleaner of lamps and transmitter of ship's signals. Have we been  less happy?" A most vehement "No!"  was the answer.  "Don't run away with the idea that  Z was, therefore, endowed with ample  means.  was. hot and the country was France. They rose obediently. Although  We'fought next morning, and I killed they knew he was acting a part on  him." their account they were' sensible that  Constance bent her head and kissed he was adopting a sane course.  his right hand.   Here, at least, was a. ' Enid tried to contribute to'the^new  lineal descendant of nine generations   note.     She  bobbed  in  the  approved  of border raiders,    who    held    their style of the country domestic.  swords of greater worth than musty'    "Please/   Sir    Stephen,"  she  said,  laws. j "would you  like some lemon in the  "Brand's eyes kindled.   His voice be- toddy?"  came more vehement.   The girl's Im- j    Constance   placed   a   little   copper  puisive action seemed to sanctity the kettle on  the fire.    Their gloom had  deed. , | given " way   to    a not wholly forced  "I did not regret, I have never re cheerfulness���������for in that pleasant cot-  gretted, the outcome of the duel. H j tage sorrow was an unwelcome guest  was mortally wounded, and was car- ���������when they were surprised to hear a  ried to his house to die. I fled from sharp knock on the outer door.  Paris to escape arrest, but the woman j At another time the incident, though  in whose defence I encountered him unusual at a late hour, would not have  behaved most cruelly. She deserted disturbed them. But the emotions of  me, and went to him. Ask Mrs. Shep , the night were too recent, their sub-  pard. She was your English nurse at ^idence too artificially' achieved, that  the time, Constance. It was she who ^they should not dread the possibilities  jbrought you to England. I never met ( which lay beyond that imperative sum-  my wife again.   I believe, on my soul, mons.  that she was innocent of the greater] (Continued Next Week.)  offence.    I think she rebelled against]  the thought that I had slain one who,  -      ��������� ~  kaid he worshiped her. Anyhow, she PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  pad her price. She remained with him, j  In sheer defiance of me,   until    his Department of Insurance.  ��������������� i death, and her reward was his wealth,  vessel  were it not for this we might have!    Chirstmas  Holiday  Hazards.���������Fires  A -V^  A   Sf A  ,    "i' k =y -rm  !,   that."- 30" days .fM������m- ���������,������- %CW  i P.  Matheson, miner. -������-,  ���������.~������,&0\  fA,Ajk/jf  '���������   t A? $+'-?.  TAKE   NOTICE,  date,  we,  Kenneth  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Van-  comer. B. C, intend  to apply for 'a H<^ /  cense to prospect for coal and petroleumu  on the vacant ground, both foreshore aad -  submarine,   ln, the   following   described '  area:   '1.    Commencing at a post planted 7  on. the foieshore of the SW^4 of section s  9, Gabriola Island, Nanaimo Dist.; thence' J  80 chains south; thence 80 chains west;  thence 80 chains north; thence 80 chains -  east,  to point of( commencement.  Dated December 4th, 1911. "    *   ',  ^A t A        >  '     KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.7, "'  JOHN M. BAKER.      ' *   -     '  Western Call, 1st insertion, Dec. 29,���������19H.  *<������������������&������������������.-���������������*���������  a -yv-k-l  -,y-rf"i;���������l  'it-i.  come together again and st riven to for-, due t0 carele8sneM ,n connection with  get the past in mutual toleration. The  knowledge that she was enriched with,the decoration of storeB, churches,  that man's gold' maddened me. I schools, and homes for the Christmas  could not forget that. I loathed all ' season are " more numerous than is  that money could give, the diamonds, eGne.raliv imagined romnlot* statia-  the dresses, the insane devices of so- eenera������y imagined, complete stalls  ciety to pour out treasure on the vani-, tics are not available, but information  ties of the hour. By idle chance I was collected shows that such - fires are  drawn to tjie lighthouse service. It numerous, costly from a money stand-  was the mere whim of a friend into , , ���������f^_._. ,,.lf. \���������u ������������������������������������������..  Whose sympathetic ears I gave my lJOint- and attended with much suffer-  jsorrows.   It is true I did not intend to, ing and deplorable loss of life.   It is  Gevote my life to my present occupation. But its vast silences, its isolation, its seciusion from the petty, sordid, money-grabbing life ashore, attracted me. 1 found quiet joys, peace-  fail days, and dreamless nights in its  Decorations   are   dangerous,  tomparaUve   dangers  and  P^v,ati������ns-' should be no carelessness.  Excepting    my    loyal    servant   and  Iriend, Mrs. Sheppard, and the agent .Instances of Carelessness.���������It is  find solicitors of my estate, none knew careless to tamper with electric wiring  Of my whereabouts.   I was a lost man, to produce or facilitate displays;  estimated that last year there were 500  such fires in the United States.  It cannot be too often insisted that  the majority of fires is preventable.  There  j...-, a.c - :_iasi^ed, a fortunate one.  STow, in the last week of my service���������  ifor I would have'retired in a few days,  and it was my intention to tell you  something, not all, of my history,  largely on account of your love-mak-  5ng, Enid���������the debacle has come, and  'with it my wife." ' ,  "Father," asked Constarice, "is my  mother stilll your wife by law?"  "She csmnot be otherwise."  "I wonder if you are right. I am  too young to judge these things, but  she spoke' 'of her approaching marriage with Mr. Traill in a way that  suggested she would not do him a  grievous wrong. She does not love  him, as I understand love. She regards  him as a man admirable in many ways,  but she impressed me with the idea  that she believed she was doing that  which was right though she teared  some unforeseen difficulty."  Brand looked at her with troubled  eyes. It is always amazing to7 a par  ent to find unexpected powers of divi-  am \ nation in a child. Constance was still  a little girl in his heart. What had  conferred this insight into a complex  nature like her mother's? t ,  "There is something to be said for  that view," he admitted. "I recollect  now that Pyne told me she had lived  some years in the Western States.  But he said, too, that her husband, the  man whose name she bears, died there.  My poor girls, I do, indeed, pity you if  all this story of miserable intrigue,  this squalid romance of the law-courts,  became   a    lighthouse-  GO TO THE  ������  Leading  ConfectiQnery  FOR YOUR  CAKES AND CANDIES  All our goods are made on the  y       premises by Expert Workmen. y  The Latest Novelties in Candies.  Watch Our Window Display^  There are baronets poorer  than some crossing-sweepers. The estate was encumbered. During my  father's life, during my own until five  years ago, it yielded only a thousand a  year. Even now, after fifteen years  pf retrenchment���������you both forget that  Avhilst I was stationed at Flamborough  Head I was absent tor a few days to  To use cotton batting in a show-window "and on or under a Christmas-tree  to represent snow;  To allow the inexperienced and  thoughtless to do the decorating;  To hang inflammable material where  it touches or may be pushed or blown  against stove-pipes, steam-pipes, lamps,  gas, or electric lights;  ,  To use celluloid ornaments in decorating; '  To allow children to light candles  on a tree;  To leave matches where children  can get them for the purpose;  To.allow children to touch an illuminated tree;  To leave an illuminated tree un-  watched;  To allow paper and rubbish to ac-,  cumulate' in the premises and about  the furnace, owing to pressure of busi:  ness.  A  FEW OF LAST YEAR'S CHRISTMAS FIRES.  Boy's costume, trimmed with cotton  batting, caught tire from candle. Boy  and a vistor slightly burned.  Ascho^r was fatally burned, due to  TAKE   NOTICE,   that,   30   days. from '  date,   we,  Kenneth  P.   Matheson,   miner, '"  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Van- '  couver,  B   C.��������� Intend  to apply for a li- * <  cense to prospect for coal'and petroleum  on   the .,-vacant   ground.   both^fore?h������re'v>  and submarine, in the following described  area:    2.    Commencing at a post planted '  on tlie foreshore of the SW% of section-'  9. Gabuola Island, Nanaimo Dist ; thene������,<  80 chains south; thence east 80 chains; <  thence north to the shore line of Gabriola  Island;   thence   westerly,   following   the I  shore line to point ot commencement. >'   s  Dated December  4th,  1911.  }  KENNKTH   P/ MATHESON.  JOHN  M.  BAKBK.  Western Call, 1st insertion, Dec. 2������, 19J.1.  TAKB   NOTICE,   that,   30   days .from  date,  we.  Kenneth P.   Matheson. minor.  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Vancouver.  B.  C,  intend  to atfply  tor a-M- .  cense to prospect for coal and petroleum,  on the vacant ground, foreshore and submarine, in the following descilbed area:,  3^    Commencing  at  a' post  planted  oa <���������  the   foieshore   or   Gabriola   Island,   and   .  one mile west of a post planted, on th*  foreshore   of   the   S\V������/i   of   section   ������.  Gabriola  Island,  Nanaimo  Dist;   thence  80 chain*. ������,outh; tiience west 80 chains:  thence-north  SO chains;  thence eastl ������������������'  chains, to point of commencement    ,   ''  Dated December 4th,  1911.  ,     *>    KENNETH   P.   MATHESON. "  JOHN  M.1* BAKER:    ^        -',..'  Western Call, 1st insertion Dec. 29, 1911/-  'TAKE   NOTICE,   that.   30 .days   from-:  dfHe', Te'  Kenneth  P.  Matheson,   miner,  and John M. Baker, agent, both of'Vancouver, B.' C, intend to apply for a <U-- ���������  cense to prospect for coal and petroleum N  on the vacant ground, both foreshore aad   l  submarine   tn   the   following   described  area:    4.    Commencing at a post planted  on the foreshore of Gabriola Island, and '  i miles west of a post planted on thei  foreshore   of   the   SW%    of   section   9k  Gabiiola  Island.   Nanaimo  Dist;   thence  south 80 chains; thence west 80 chah.s:  thence north'80 chains;  thence east ������������������   >  chains, to point of commencement  Dated December 4th,  1911.  KENNETH  P.   MATHESON. "  JOHN   M.   BAKEK.  "Western Call, 1st insertion, Dec. 29, 1911.  ,--H.il  y���������7Jf  ...i.' -"' i7=y������  y.jfWv''-'.  *^%}$������  -'J'     <f ������ r  ..   a' ry-~ r -  a iC'Ayol  : '/y^y1  "���������        ������.t --i'-'  ,j  if ��������� > i<;  '   ' W* "pi  po-  ^  TAKE   NOTICE,   that,   30   days   from  date,   we   Kenneth   P.   Matheson,. miner,  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Van- '���������  couver, B.  C,  intend  to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum  on the.vacant ground, both foreshore and >  submarine   in   the ' following ^described ,  area:    5.    Commencing at a post planted  on the foreshore of Gabriola Island, and  3  miles west of a post planted on thei  foreshore . of   the   S\V%   of   sectforf>c������,  Gabriola   Lsland,   Nanaimo  tH-k1,   thence'  80 chains south; thence SO chains west:/  thence  80 chains  north;,, thence cast  89  chaihs  to point  of commencement,  Dated December 4th, 191J.' '       >  KENNETH P. MATHESON.  JOHN M. BAKER.  Western Call, Lst insertion, Dec. 29, 1911,  A-}  -I  -}f.  ���������M  ^o������  TAKE NOTICE, that, 30 days froia  date, we, Kenneth P. Matheson, iiuiner,  and John M Baker, agent, both of Van-  co^er, B C. intend to apply for a II-1  cense to prospect tor coal and petroleum.  on the \acant giound. both foreshore and,  submarine, in the following" described  area:    6.    Commencing at a post planted  is to be dragged into the light in a her clothes catching fire Irom candle! ������>nml1 es^es't0^ ������-C J?o������btrniJniSJi���������!,^'^  town where you are honored.    Enid,I _._... .     ..     ! r...,T,,.es���������.we"> ?.r -.J^t Planted on  you see now how doubly fortunate you, ....__,  to   a   father's scholar   fatally   burned  are in  being restored  arms���������"  "Oh, no, no!" wailed Enid. "Do not  say that. It seems to cut us apart.  What have you done that you should  dread the worst that can be said  And why should there be any scandal  at all? I cannot bear you to say such  things."  "I think I understand you, dad,"  said Constance, her burning glance  striving to read his hidden thought.  ''Matters cannot rest where they are.  You will not allow���������my mother���������to go  liway���������a second time���������without a clpar  fctatement-as-to the future���������and- an  equally honest explanation of the  past."  This was precisely the question he  dreaded. It had forced its unwelcome  bresence upon him in the first moment  Of the meeting with his wife. But he  ivas a man of order, of discipline. The  habits of years might not be flung  (.side so readily. It was absurd, he  j eld, to irflict the self-torture o������ useless imaginings on the first night of  i.ieir home-coming after the severe  trials of their precarious life on the  lock.  Above all else it was necessary to  Reassure  Constance,   whose  only    concealed    the raging fire  be  on   bcIiooI   Chrihtmas-tree.     Another  from    same  cause' at another school.  Fire was caused by a toy motion  picture machine. The film, while be  ing exhibited, flapped over on to top  of lamp and ignited.  Children ignited cotton decoiations  used to represent snow around Christmas-tree. Fire spread throughout first  floor. Members of family seriously  burned.  Children    in   lighting   candles  on  Christmas-tree set flre fo decorations.  Cat upset Christmas-tree. Damage,  $100.  Gas-jet set flre to Christmas decorations.  Mercantile.���������A lighted candle ignited  decorations in show-windows of hardware store.  Mercantile.���������Fire spread rapidly, due  to holly, mistletoe, and smilax decorations.  Mercantile.���������Store  profusely  decor-  Btrength' atej W|th evergreen boughs and fe&-  ������t^A������j    ���������..   r it.-",     m~ ~~" ���������*" "ijiuj    tuuuecmiu    me raging  tire  be-1 ^ ...   .   . , ��������� .    . .  5������������������������ry.'i-?.t.her8 fVneral~lt Pro- l.eath, and Enid, whose highly strung Itoons united from defective electric  Sv.^ Vl / a.mtle ������ver three thousand, temperament was on the borderland wiring. Fire spread rapidly and burn-  S       ^w'K,ltef ''fhy6teria' led fiercely;   Loss, $212,154.;  fc���������?!a Snff* y* L������dy Margaret's) He was still the arbiter of their " eUflMI,tiftn,:,_Th- w-uipm-niiotp'd  tlinlktrrf. f'���������to ^er ������0J1 s absurd, lives, the one to whom they looked for Suggest ons.-riie nstances Quoted  potion of matrimony? Enough, too,!Ijuidance."������; He rebelled against the a" suggest what should be avoided. ,If  $^������h������-e* m^e you *������ the man of. -rospect of a.niglit of sleepless misery read with the word "Don't" before  ?ourcho.������ywha.ever his Position?" ������������������ |or thes8 two, and'it needed his em- them, they become rules. "Don't tarn-  #������,������������������������ k^J"J"Z ��������� S0"818*06' "taj)hatic dominance to direct' their: nfl..-w,th -pl(1.Wl. wiring" c?n1flknii?  &.������il?^ -the ������ld da>'8 COmins thoughts into a more peaceful chan- "f ^ eJectr 9 w ring. Smoknig  back again? pe]_ y : should not be allowed where there are  .  So he assumed the settled purpose iniiamnrable decorations'.'���������Inflammable.  }ie was far frbm feeling and summon- means  "apt   to  take  lire."    Asbestos  fed a kindly smile to hisvaid.       -  _  ;   {ibre   wi���������   re])resent   snow.     Metallic  Surely we have discussed our d;ffi-    ,   ��������� ��������� '  tinsel is better than 'paper.....  r  .  _.. the  loieshore   of   the   SWk    of   section   9,  Oabriola  Island,  Nanaimo  Dist.;   thenc������  SO   chains   west;   thence   north   to   the-  lioie   line,   thonce   tollowing   tlie   slioi������  line southerly to point of commencemenl.  Dated December Ith, 1911.  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.  JOHN M. BAKER  Western Call, lst insertion Dec. 29, 1911.  TAKI2 NOTICE, that, 30 days from  ciatf, we, Kenneth 1J. .Maiheson, nunei,  and John M. Bakei, age:it, botli of Vun-  oou\cr, B C, intend to apply foi a il������  cense to pic-pect for coal and petroleum  on the vacant giound. both fotcshoie and  submanne. In the following deicnbeil  area- 7. Commencing at a post planted  tm-the^furesiiore of-Gabnoiii Island���������and  3 miles west of a post planted on tin-  foicshoie ot the S \\" Vt of section 9,  .Gabiiola Island, Nanainio Dist , thento  80 chains west; thence SO chains north,  thence SO chains east, thence 80 chain*  .south, to point of commencement.  Dated December  1th,  1911.  KENNETH   P    MATHKSOT  JOHN  M    BAKKK  Western Call, 1st Insertion, Dec. 29, 1811  kP.m  "Us  ���������    J������-i^  -h  '���������������;  ������1  A*"' ^ M  '%\  culties sufficiently  to-night," he said.  "In   the   mor;  .; 7   Thanking, our patrons fo^ their jxist favors-:"'.:'  we wish them the Compliments of the Season.  MRS. S. A. GLAZEBRObKf  Cor. 25th Aye. &  .****'t.J-*-****l--l-**-V******.l^^   *4r**4,<..i..m..!��������� I..;��������� .1,���������;���������.;,,|..;,,T..|..;..|. f.,t ,i  Let there be no Christmas horrors  in British Columbia.        ���������  ERNEST F. GUNTHER,  ..'������������������,' Su'pt. of Insuranceu.  SAUL'S  5T0RE  Fruit,  Confectionery/, Light   Groceries  TAKIO NOT1CK, that, 30 rtav<������ fio-tt  date, we, Kenneth P. Matheson, ninn>',  and .iolin M. Baker, ugent. both of VUn-  couvor, B. C. Intend to apply for a license to piospect foi coal and peti oh urn  on the following submarine ground:  S. Commencing at a point I miles wit  and 1 y> miles not th of ,l post pi.inti-d i,<\  tile   fuiu������jjwri<   uf   the   S\\ 'A    Ot   .-^.-i;! Iuii   3,  Gabriola  Island.   Xanaimo   Dls*t,:   themrf.-  6'0" chains .we.-������t;->.thenco SO chains .north';"'  thence'GO chains east;   thence  J>0 chain;*  Koutli, to point of cyinnienceiiiciit.  Dated  December  "tth,  1911.  ���������KKNNlCTit   P.  ���������'JIA.TMKSON.  JOHN M.   HAKKii.  Wo>lf<rn.t;all, 1st Insertion/ Dec. -'S. 1D11.  ������SS  A.->^j-.r.  ��������� s-s"f^i  <o  ���������  -'^:'k:':  agai  "Who can tell? These things are  hot in mortal ken. I need hardly say  that ray allowance of one-third of the  (family revenues was; barely sufficient  to maintain a junior in the diplomatic  SrS^w^1 mar������ Heaven hel������ }'i��������� the moraing, Constance, I will  ������?'������5i wf P.^an^pf an ideal, only meet Mr. Traill. He is a gentleman  SfSiJ^-1*1 ���������-aluef a������ter much fcnd a man of the world. I th'liik, too.  Sf S waf'I ,rClcks and 1,leal1 *ha* his nephew will be resourceful  wutld ifn^th s^rlct eco*iomy, w������ fen-d wise in.counsel beyond his years.'  Mv wff������ ������.PfP>y VUntli' ?������^f��������� to���������. I Kow we are all going to obtain some  iXLli & tV^ ' W tS sufficlently de" hiuch-needed rest. Neither you nor I  SfKd������H-^W/Je���������ey.-f>?le^-.lop">vlll=yield"-to sleepless hours of brood-  whiihtt ���������������e ^nguished circle.in Lg.   Neither of you knows that, not  Lt^tZ%^f,!*116,1?-   ^ you were  forty-eight hours ago, I made myself a   ... T L .���������,..,  c^l       Ay ������oathf old untl1 a change fe thief in the determination to Sa^vlStationery,   Tobacco,   School  w t������-���������/i??ch���������an/. a rIc^,fop, be- your lives and mine.   It was a need-! and  Notions  S    htrP wJ attTen!10DS��������� w^h tarn.;Jess   burglary.-   L-.persuaded- myself ��������� IQT   Anpvpn  SL*# -������^ '        ������   ^0t think she 'that lt was necessary in the interests i JUb ������    OPbIS t D  meant any harm.    People   never   do'-Pf the  trinity Brethren   those grave r AtCorner.of  S.^dw&t*whSa^"SS;^���������������? *jal^^h- ^ ���������\Westminster Koad and Victoria Road,^no^j^SZ^X^  respects himself loathes to do���������I pro  tested.   There was a scene, tears, and  TAKK 'NOT1CI2. that, .TO days from  dale, we, Kenneth i'. Matheson, miner,  and .John Al.."iJaher, afjent, both nf Vancouver, li. C, Intend to apply (for-a. )i-  cen.se t������ prospect -for dial and. petroleum  oh the following ��������� submarine ground:,  fl. .Commenclnj;-at a point 4 rnlles west-  and 2 \t>- miles north of a post jjlanted on  the foreshore of the SWVi of section 'J,  Gabriola Island, Xanaimo IMst.; tiience  SO chains west; thenc:e bO chains north;  thence SO. chains cast:. thence SO-chains',  south,  to point of commencement.  Dateil   December   4th,-  1.911. '���������_"'  KKX.VKTH   P.   MATHKSON/,.;  JOHN  M.. BAKKR.  Supplies! Western Call, 1st insertion. Dec. 2?, il!1.  TAKK NOTICK, ��������� that. "0 days from  date, v.'-. Kenneili !'. A'atlicso!:. miner,  am! Jtil'.n  M. -.Bakt'r, agent,  hotii of Van-  [wild reproaches. Next day the crash  came. She endeavored to mislead me  as to an. appointment.* God knowsf  { only wished to save her, but it was  too much to ask me to pass over in  silence the schemes of a libertine  though he, too, was infatuated by h = i  beauty.   I discovered them in a "clan  would be horrified by the  mere sug-j  gestion.    I refuse to place myself on|.  tlie moral rack another time. .In thej'  old days, when-1 was a boy, the dram'p'i  >vas  wont to be followed  by a more!i  A Trial 'Solicited  FOR  lively sc^nef  Iforbid ���������flTrtier'df."^ iChnStlliaS   OOOdS   Of   OUOHlV  S  sion.    Come, kiss rae,.both of you.    I ^ x J !:tn-.n<.  Go to  think that a stiff glass of hot punch  will not do me any harm, nor you, un-;  ; less'you imbibed freely of that chami  destine meeting, andr-anJ-mj. yooc'P&S?* * **" n^!U*Jll?.JssawlLr|Cor. Gravely St. and Commercial Drive  on     t^ie     following     vaeant     submarine  ���������-,'rouml: IP, eonimc-iieing at u point 4 miltr?  west   and    ������ Vi    miles    north    of   a   ;p'j������i  pl.-mtcd on the 'foreshore of the"SW'i.of  i-e<-iio:i     'j.    Oubriola    Island.    Xanairno  tiience   It) cliairrs north: thence 60  is   east:    thence   SO   chains    south:  e 60 'chains west:-thence   10 Chain,*  i north,  to point of commencement.  Cochrane's   Drug Store  i     Dated  December  4th.  1911..-.'  KENNETH   P.   MATHKSO.V7  j JOHN il.  BAKER.  lAVestcrn Ciil, 1st insertion. Dec. 23, 151 j. A*  553w5  ilSCr'SisSj  ���������^muAwu A**J*a������i*.-vrca������������rav43s<^  * oiit.^iiti ,^t-������ma������i������j ,ai  "z:^.  >S C. j'fri,-!.^  t������t "J3*������j-wrt*'>CH-J' ,*mi.*A.-)*i-f1r"~T^r .t;  ~^kk>, V3&VX&&&-  MSHfPMSHHlIM  !  THE WESTERN CALL.  Phone: Bayview 1182  VAN UfTORD BROS.  **********&^^************o*********tt  *  *  *  *  *  *  * .  | We have a Choice Selection of Cut Flowers for New  *  % Year's Fancy Baskets   Fern Dishes in Great Variety   %  * Fine Primulas at 25c each   ��������� ���������  ���������$* *���������*  % '  Orders by Phone promptly attended to. *  % 999 Broadway W., .       Cor. Broadway and Oak   %  SOUTH  VANCOUVER NEWS.  t '   '      '  Jewellery |  FOR THE  New Year  ���������K.,  I":  Saw-,:  i'������*r  ' rt  ,,.A*A,^r  Our stock is overflowing with beauti-  L    ful articles, all suitable for Kew Year's '  presents.  Sparkling Cut Glass  OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.  Silverware  -OF THE LATEST DESIGNS  English Oak Butter Dishes, Biscuit .  Barrels amd Tea Trays.   Our Special  1 Cut Glass Berry Bowl at $4.50  Is a marvel of value and makes a  handsome gift. /*  *  Jeweller & Diamond Specialist  143 Hastings Street, W 1  ***\*\ I11 '11*<l *������������������������������������������  4"S"l"t"t9'4I****M*���������'������������������**���������**���������������  -  n  Calces & Pastry  Extra Fancy  ��������� ^ ���������  qSAViift^W������iVpi<������Wfffc������ TaWe   Fruits.  MT. PLEASANT CONFECTIONERY, 2440 Wain St.  W.  K.  ABM8TROXG. Fhop.   -i  I  I  ��������� .���������;ht&CA-  '**4**444******���������M���������*���������**^-?**** ������*H������wW'������0frM'������|i'W'H������i  Ground by Special MwHtaery  Keys made to order.  BICYCLE REPAIRING  I CORNER MAIN- STREET AN P EROAPWAY  mm sKATts  *4^************************       ****************4.<*********  ***4******* * 1 1 t ' H "i"?"M "���������<"?"*"���������������   ������������'l"l"l"l"������"t"l"l"l"l"l"l"*"l' It II l"l"l"l' ^  %  &  1 ���������  SMYTH'S   BAKERY  GRANDVIEW'S BEST FOR  Genuine Home JVUde Bread  Pastries, Cakes-and Christmas Cake  WIDDOWSON'S TEA  Cleanliness and Sanitation are marked features.  ������ 4  Purity,  )  X605 PARK DRIVE  - i  ������������Mt������ ?��������������������������������������������� t������������*������������'*'*'������'*|*|*'������l,*I^I*i*t*'*l,>>l*>::  i  %  3e  f���������  a  HANKING THE PEOPLE  for their Patronage jn the  Past and wishing them  Prosperous New Year  I Am Sincerely Yours-  X  The funeral of the late Mrs. Sarah  Charlotte Bond, aged 44} took place on  Saturday   afternoon   from   Center  &  Hanna's chapel.    Deceased was  long;  and favorably known in the Central  Park district,  her  genial,  kindly  disposition   endearing   he'i-   to    all   who  knew her.    She was ever ready with  'friendly help in cases  of trouble or  'sickness, and will be much missed by  Iher neighbors. The floral tributes were  jve.y numerous", among which were the  following:   Dr. and Jlrs. Buller, spray;  Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur, spray;  Mr. and  Mrs. Duhamel, spray;   air.  and  Mrs.  Loxton, spray; "Mr. and .Mrs. Silver,  wreath;     Mr.  and   Mrs*. T. Kennell,  spray:  Messrs. J.  & N. Cook, heart;  Mr. and Mrs. Oben,  spray;   Mr. and  Mrs.  McClughan,  spray;     Mr.  Harry  King, cross;  Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd,  spray; Mrs. Grimmer, spray; Mr. and  Mrs. Saunderson, wreath; Mr.andMrs.  D. C. Patterson, wreath, and a beautiful floral tribute in pillow design from  the daceased's family.  The closing exercises of the Carlton  School at Collingwood held last Friday, were highly successful in every  way. Every item on the program was",  carried out in a manner that would  have done credit to much'older performers, and the speeches by the various school trustees were-appropriate  to the occasion. The program was as  follows: Opening chorus, song by primer class, recitation by Gwynne Hur-  rell, song by primer class, fancy drill  by junior grade, various Recitations by  junior grade, song, "Sleigh Bells," dialogue, ''The Doctor," gun drill, piano  solo by Etta Watson, Japanese love  song by senior grade,-and tableaux.  O. G. Bibbs, the young lad who made  such a plucky stand against the two  hold-up men at the Central Park  branch of the Northern Crown~Bank,  is to be publicly entertained by a number of leading citizens of the district  when he is discharged from the hospital. A committee has been formed  to carry out the arrangements. Bibbs  is making good progress towards recovery.  The flying squad attached to Cedar  Cottage firehall held; their first ball at  Marfew Hall last Thursday. There was  ff^large attendance, including Reeve  Pound and Fire Chief Jordan. The  reeve in a few introductory remarks  complimented, the squad on their work  and enthusiasm, and also paid a deserved tribute to tbe South Vancouver  Citizen's Band, which supplied the music. The band formed up at the car  station and headed by Miss Todrick  and Mr. W. Wright,'together with the  firemen and reel, marched up to the  hall, accompanied by the fire chief and  his captains.  Damage to the -extent of $250 was  caused by fire at tbe residence of Mr.  R. P. Latta on Kerr Road last Friday  morning. ' The fire gained a firm hold  owing to the gale.  Friday was football night at the Municipal Hall, when the South Vancouver Football League entertained .their  friends and supporters at a grand concert, and the event was made'specially  interesting by the presentation of the  cup given by the Council, which is-to  be competed for by the clubs belonging to the league. Reeve Pound occupied the chair, and with hiin were  Councillor Martin and R. C. Hodgson,  Esq., chairman of the Board of Trade.  The reeve read a letter from Mayor  Taylor-of- Vancouver,-- expressing--regret at inability to attend. Councillor  .Martin, in presenting the cup to the  league, expressed the pleasure it afforded the Council to encourage true  sport in the municipality, and explained tbe conditions under which the cup  was given. It is to be competed for  annually by .amateur teams formed  within the municipality, and if won  three years in succession becomes the  property of the successful team. Trustees for the cup are Messrs. R. C.  Hodgson, E. E. Barker and J. Plena-  ming. Mr. Hodgson, speaking on behalf of the trustees, expressed bis  pleasure at seeing so much clean sport  in the municipality and his,approval  of training the mind by physical exercises to render the. body fit. The  trophy is a handsome specimen, standing about eighteen Inches high, and  bears the following inscription: "Presented by the South Vancouver Council to the South Vancouver Association  Football League, 1911, for competition." On the base of the cup are the  names of tbe Reeve and Council. It  will be competed for by the following  teams: River View, South Hill, Simon  Fraser, Victoria, and Hustlers.  Fire Chief Jordan was the receiplent  of a very handsome diamond ring at  Christmas, the gift of some of his brigade boys.  Christmas Day, from a police point  ot view, passed over very satisfactorily  in South Vancouver: No arrests or  charges were made, and it was not  necessary for the police court to meet  on Boxing Day.  During last week the building permits for South Vancouver totalled $31,-  500, one permit   being for a $10,000  apartment house on Twentieth avenue  east.  The^Collingwood lire brigade reported a small house fire on Christmas  Day. The house belonged to Mr. Gardiner, and owing to the prompt action  of the brigade was prevented from  spreading to. adjoining property.  -  The recent decision of the City  School Board to undertake the control  and management of Sunnyside School  in D. L. 301, has placed the South Vancouver School Board in rather an awk-  ward position. No notice to the contrary having been received from the  provincial authorities, the local board  presumed they were to continue in its  management, and quite recently six  teachers were-engaged at an average  salary of $60 per month. Unless the  city takes over these teachers, who are  engaged for the term, South Vancouver will be liable for their salaries.   ���������  The comptroller has been ordered to  issue a financial statement to the end  of November forthwith,~and this is to  be followed by a supplementary balance sheet to the end of the year as'  early as possible. Strong complaints  and comments owere mado last year  that no financial statement was issued  prior to.the elections.  The Christmas tree provided by St.  John's Church, Central Park, last Tuesday, was a great success and everyone  appeared delighted with the evening's  entertainment. v  The engineer was instru 2ted to have  the wooden standards for street names  erected without further delay^ He also  received orders to clear away the huge  mass of mud from Bodwell Road, and  DRY  -   If you once cook a Christmas  Dinner with DRY WOOD you'll'  never   rest   content  with   any  other.   Our Wood is Dry Wood.  $6.00 per Cord, delivered.  R. DOfiERTY  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Phone: .Fairmont noi-L  Great West Cartage Co.  Limited  B. F. Andrews     ' W. W. Ellis        A. E. Tennant  H. II. Williams  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano movers  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and damage Clams Handled  Customs Brokers  Forwarding, and Distributing Agents  Phone: Seymour 7474  103 Loo Blk., Cr. Hastings & Abbott St.  {Vancouver, B.C.  tOUGHEED & CO.  Home Specialists.  2343 Main Street  PHONE : J FAIRMONT 491  READ LOUGHEED   &  CO.'S- LIS  s  to have-the holes filled in on the'-surface of tha^road. fcost to be "equally  divided between Wards 3 and 4.       \  VOTE FOR ,  Exhibition By-law  and Western Progress  >'  $750 CASH MAKES FIRST ���������FAY-  ment'Tm a fine seven-room bor.ie'oa  Eighteenth avenue in'the choics C.  P. R. property, near Ontario street;  , seven rooms and basement, cement  foundation, furnace, laundry tuns,  large kitchen and pantry, with oat  side air shaft; den off diningiooin;  fireplace in dining-room; large bay  window in parlor archway becv.r"et������n  parlor and hall; hidden staircase;  three large bedrooms and the very  best bath and toilet separate. You  must see this home in- order to appreciate it. Price is only 5:5QQ:,  $700 cash, balance arranged to sftf  purchaser. This is good for a foil'  days only. Make an appointment  for to-day.   Keys at our office.   &5-!>  NINETEENTH AVENUE CORNER-  A fine eight-room residence in the  best part of the C. P. R. property.  This'house must be seen to be appreciated. It has many advantages'  and conveniences you will' (ind in.  more expensive homes, hot water  heat. The price is extremely ' Ion  for such a fine home. Only .$6300;  $1000 cash, balance arranged to jmit  purchaser. Owner* has deed "and  will trade for good building lot. We  would like to show you this bouse.  97-*  ,*  Have you coupon No. 5930. See us  at once.   Abercrombie Hardware.  The annual entertainment of the  Mt. Pleasant Baptist Sunday School  will be held fn the church on Tuesday, January 2nd, 1912.  The prize range goes to 5930. The  Abercrombie Hardware.  VOTE FOR   ,  Exhibition By-law  and Western .Progress .  BORDER TAILORS  First Class Ladies' and Gents' Tailor  Best Workmanship Guaranteed  Repairing a Specialty  4   WATT   Pmn Cor. Commercial 5t.������nd  .  9vllllt  ITUU. i8th Ave.. CMtor Cottage  Send * Cud and Our Representative will Call  LCOLLINGWOOD PEOPLE  FROM THE.  VOTE FOR  JSxhibition Py-law  and Western Progress  Pioneer Dry Goods Store  Joyce Rd., Collingwood E.  We carry a  complete  line of Ladies, Gents'  and  Children's   Wares  Good Range of Children's Toys  and other Seasonable Goods suit-  able for Frasents  Why Pay Cor fare to the City  ���������|"l'<"l"li<"i''l"l"l"i"l'1l"t"l"I"l"l,*'I"t,'l"t,|l"iw������   ������������������i"i"l'������|<������ii-i"i"i������i"ii-i"t������{"|ii|"i<'{"i-i"i-i"i"i'������  ELECTORS  WARDVIII_    D.L. 301 {  S. MILLER  Your representative on the City Council, respectfully  solicits your vote and influence towards   =��������� his election as-your-��������� ���������  :;���������  x���������  |     Alderman for the Year X9X2  Having had eight months' experience on the Board  ^   of Works and other Civic Committees, my     - %  continuance in oflice will expedite the |  greater improvements projected f  for Ward 8 |  N. B.���������Vote for the By-laws   |  M I HI 1 H'MI'M t"H 111 II I'M"!'   ������ t't MiMM l'l l������i| H������l'l'.|ljl \**\n  R.  OWEN  Phone Fairmont 447  W.  2337 Main Street  T������������i������m>������n������nni*fMi������i������i*K'*Mi������i������i<i������i*tn������i������i������  ;:  %  D.  L. 301���������$700 CASH  FOR A  MOE  ern 7-room semi-bungalow, on 20th  ave., half block-from Main St.; this  " Is just completed and is a beauty;  furnace, fireplace and modern, in  every way. Price $4950; $700 cash;  balance about $35 per month: Cal  at 262 26th Ave. east.  EIGHTH AVENUE���������33 FEET   NEAR  Bridge with a fully modej2"^rood  'house; besides attic.   Ttis is cheai  at $5500, but it can b7 bought foi  $5000; $1000 cash, bahnCe easy.  r ��������� "y  SIXTEENTH      AVENUE���������50     FEE  hear Columbia fir $5000.    This il  cheap.   Buy now and make   a   bl  profit before springs ^  $&RMiA$H. AltfD $17 PER   MONTI  will buy a flne 33-foot lot on Twenl  ty-second avenue and- John street  Call on us about it right away.  $250 CASH WILL MAKE FIR81  payment on a 5-room bungalow nead  Main street; 2 bedrooms; full slzi  basement; lot 39x100. ft. to lantj  lot is fenced; lawn and flowers]  chicken house and barn for horse  Price $2500; $250 cash, balance $83  per month, interest at 6J per cent  This is a snap. Will trade for  good building lot. B87i  $400   CA8H    MAKES   FIR8T   PKi\  ment on. a strictly modern 5<rboti  bungalow on 24th avenue,, rear Pral  Ber avenue c4r line; basement, wit\  cement floor... Price   S2,800;   $40  cash,  balance $25 per  month.  It  - eluding interest. B2ll  $3300���������LARGE DOUBLE CORNtf  on Nineteenth avenue and tfobj  street. Third caefe, 7 balance- tux  ranged. This is ' the cheape^  double corner in D. h. 301.   B179J  $1600-50-FOOT  CORNER   ON  avenue,-one block from car.  the cheapest. 50-foot comer in?  city;~ $700 cash, balance 6, 12 ftuc  18 months. ���������B209j;  100 FEET���������Corner on 17TH AVENui  two blocks from car; all cleared  This is cheap; , price $3300; on]  third cash,  balance  6,   12 and  H  ���������months; B18&-J  $500 CASH   PAYMENT WILL  PUI  chase   a   strictly   modern   6-roo]  <��������� bungalow on Thomas street," n������  Westminster road. This is a dand]  place; basement, with furnace-an  , trays; 2 bedrooms, bath and tqjlel  a light kitchen, with cooling cam  paneled dining room, flrejlace,  electric connections; a swell  lor; fine view from front verandaj  This is cheap. Price cut to $311  from $3500; $500 > cash, balan<S  monthly payments. Call at one  for this one. B14J  $750   CA8H    WILL   PURCHASE  fine six-room residence on  Sevfcnl  teenth avenue, in the swell part'of  the C. P. R. property.    This home  must be sold at once. 0Think of<  fine modern home with all the lat  conveniences for $4,750.   $750 cael  balance 6, 12, 18 and 24 months a|  $2,000  mortgage  for  three  year  . full lot 33  by  122 feet to  20-M  lane; one block from Sixteenth al  nue carline when completed. Pl������  see us at once. 17  VOTE FOR  Exhibition By-law  and Western Progress  Mrs. Goodman:   "Who did your papering and decorating, Mrs. O. ?"  Mrs. O.: "It was done by J. W. Beresford of 1725 Park Drive. For style,  quality and price Mr. Beresford cannot be excelled in the city."  Mrs. Goodman: "1 agree with you and will have him do my work. Grandview  has many attractive features. This is one of the best. Beresford is  an Artist."  8788  J. W. BERESFORD, 1725 park drive  SEE OUR SIGN AT MAIN ST. AN|  8th avenue.   We are open even  until 9 p. m.  Real Estate���������Loans.  1  General Agents,    Bulavlew.  Eburne Heights.  2343 Main Slrei  Phone:   Fairmont   491

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