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 Published in the Interests of Greater Vancouver.  SUP"CRIPT!ON $1 A YEAR  #/lN ADVANCE  ^#- ��������� ���������  L So* lkK-^i  ��������� k' hs~if  ��������� ������ k :#  - {    f   ������ a;\  J'* t   4  y 7 i?r:|  - " J'J"|  -   y>#  1      V4!  -'    '-^1  VOLUME 1H  H. H. Stevens, M.P.% EDiTOR-in-Chief  VANCOUVER, British C0LUM5iA,r NOVEMBER f10, 1911.  ^n/"  No. 27  THE HUB OF HT PLEASANT  | - ! l i- " '  [Sketches of a Number^of threi Leading  Business Houses Operating between  Seventh and Sixteenth Avenues.  *....  !���������>������������������������������������*.���������������������������������.  ���������*���������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.*���������- ������������������������������������������������������  ������i|i������tw#.itii|������twt������������i������������������i<^n������  Grand Trunk Pacific and Gore Ave. Slip  HERBERT 0. LEE  X  A Business Man'of Attainment and Enterprise.  ill*. Herbert 0. Lee. who conducts a  splendid  grocery at No. 242.") j\Iain Street on the wefct side  of the street, betweeu Eighth Avenue and Broadway  is numbered among the business men   of  Mt. Pleasant who Live made noteworthy History  m this section of busy, bustling Vancouver.     A:  man of natural energy and forceful character. Mi\  Lee, if resort may-be nt^yde to slang, is* a'"live  wire*' in the community.-  There, is ino blare   of  ������ trumpet or i'nss or nonsense about Mr. Lee}> ������ut  ) lie  iorges  steadily  onward,  doing  in  his   own  ' quiet way, his share and more in the, building of  i ii 'great city. ' * /'  A fitting evidence of his .worth as a citizen, is'  Hie splendid'structure now being greeted for Mr.v  Lee upon the eorner of Main Street and Brgad-  ,������Way.   This magnificent building, when completed,,  'will.be quite tlie finest on%Main Stre.et south 'of  ^Hastings and will Compare favorably' with 'the1  j'best of Vancouver's "leading metropolitan build-  ,   This handsome edifice will be seven'stories  in height and built of solid steel and masonry. The  superstructure of steel is nearing completion and  within a very short time, the" building will    be1  'ready for occupancy.   Provision has been made  for stores, offices and apartments and Mr. Lee is  justly entitled to much credit for his public spirit  "and enterprise.   He has set the pace in erecting  fthe first really modern building of notable size  upon Mount Pleasant, and ere long others  will  probably follow the'lead of Mr. Lee:  Such men  re of the timber essential in making good citizens  nd Mt. Pleasant    is    fortunate in numbering  ���������pmong her people a man of Mr. Lee's worth?  In the pursuit of his mercantile vocation as a  rocer Mr. Lee has rigidly adhered to sound busi-  ess .principles. _ He has endeavored to give the-  mblie real value, courteous treatment atui prompt  ervice.   That lie is possessed of the right   idea  n treating tlie public fairly is shown in his re-'  inarkable success as a business man.   It has long;  !?een his policy to handle none but goods of superior ^merit.   These he has purveyed at -.prices  n keeping with "clean business methods andth'c  esult has been to place Mr. Lee very high in the  anks of the" city's foremost business men   and  rivate citixens.  Mr. Lee has followed mercantile pursuits for  any years.   During the term of his commercial  fe he lias made numerous friends, by whom he  held in very fine regard.   Mr. Lee's attainment  an excellent indication of what may be accom-  llished by any other man who plays the game  ir and square.   Mr. Lee always deals from the  p of the deck and it is a pleasure to commend  :n thus in the columns of the Western Call.  0. 8. KELLY  lodern and Progressive Main St. Merchant.  fcie of Vancouver's leading men of enterprise  rid affairs is Mr. G. S. Kelly, who conducts   a  jilendid retail grocery at No. 2333 Main Street,  rnis fine store is situated in a prominent location  Iri the, west .side of Main Street,.between Seventh  |nd Eighth Avenues, and is one of   the    most  berally patronized stores of its kind in the city.  kMr.TKelly has followed a .mercantile career for  .number of years and is most thoroughly, ex--7  mehced in his chosen calling to the smallest  mail.   His stock consists of a full and complete  feortmerit-of choice groceries, staple and fancy,  krined and bottled table delicacies and relishes  i all kinds, fruit, produce and provisions, excel-;  frit confectionery and, in short, everything rehired for the most select table in the land.   The  ^ods bear the hallmark of quality and are sold  prices in active competition with any store in  fe city.  }The Kelly grocery is spotlessly clean, and an  losphere of wholesomeness pervades the entire  Ublishment.    Pew stores are conducted   and  fenaged in so capable a manner as that of which  Jr. Kelly is the proprietor   Mr. Kelly is a popu-  |r and well favored citizen of Mt. Pleasant and  business ability, together with unfailing cour-  ly has made Mr. Kelly's store today one of the  fty's principal mercantile houses.   _i__ ,   ��������� \\  J. E. DARLING.  A Prominent Mount Pleasant Druggist.  ^Jne of the finest pharmacies in the West is  lit owned by Mr. J. R. Darling and situated at  % corner of'Eleventh Avenue and Main Street.  ..Darling is an experienced druggist and dis-  foiser and has chosen an excellent stock of goods  Mi expert skill. ;  Kir. Darling has been in operation at his pres-  i. location 'since January of the present year.  I has followed his profession since boyhood -and  pi worthy graduate o the Ontario College of  l&rm'acy. ������������������-.:!-  Kssisting Mr. Darling'is his brother. Mr. J. G,  Mipg. an experienced and, capable worker.-In  chosen calling. There is no question eoncern-  the ability of'those connected with this con-  In. Tlie stock is complete in detail; none but  be drugs are used il and al-prescriptions are  iefully ancl promptly prepared. Under such  feumstanees it is a pleasure to commend Mr.  cling- to the consideration of this -newspaper's  iy readers.  (Continued on Page 4)  The city ot VanepuVer own a strip of waterfront on Burrard Inlet at tiio loot  of Gore avenne. This lias been Jeased for some years past and used as a landing  plae'efor small craft. It should have* been retained under the direct control of the  city, but the*absurd policy of.leasing the public property in this Avay prevailed..  Recently the Grand Trunk Pacific have acquired-"the adjoining property westward  an dare constructing-' docks on.it., This company struck a bargain with the leasee  of the Gore avenue property and purchased his lease, which expires in about  .eightecif months. They propose to, construct a dock within 10 to 20 feet of the line  offthe city property arid use Ihe"city frontage for berthing their vessels in.    .  Objections were made in the last council meeting by Aid. Enright against the  city confirming the leaset but it was argued byJAld. MkcPbgrson and other supporters of, the' G. T. P. that the said company were making a concession by keep-  Jug back 10 or 20 feet from the-line and also thai the" city could cancel the. lease  witlr thirty days' notice.   . ' '   ' *  i.< v- 7      > .- ���������". ' ��������� * -  ** Now "we ask the question, if the city .'approves'of the construction of a permanent dock within 10'or 20 feet of tlieir line, is it not reasonable to assume that at any  future datev if a dispute should ari^c, it would tie' ^decided that the city must allow  the* company to berth its vessels, by using city property ? Unquestionably so, and  this point is deliberately provided for by the company, who ask the city to approve  N'OW i% order that they may have tlii&hold in the future.  * * 4.     k I1 * > ' *  If this deal is allowed to pass by the council, it will mean that there is not a  foot of waterfronjt not under control of private, corporations from Coal Harbor to  flip glugar Refinery, and then only a street-end. ltTt will result in depriving the  small boats of a landing within a mile and a half of the center of the city.   It will  ������drive the tug boats as far east as Cedar Cove. ,  Heatley avenue wharf has been sub-let, contrary to the lease from the city, to  EvansT Cpleman & Evans, and tlie valuable dock which should be in the control of  its.'ow&ers" (the city) isdenied to the mosquito fleet.  As an illustration of .the danger in allowing the G. T. P. to control Gore ave:  ,nue, we would" refer-to a writ or injunction issued by the courts to, the G. T. P.,  restraining a shipping company from, using certain landings in Prince Rupert..  This was done to force the company to. pay excessive tolls to the G. T. P., and it is  reasonable to assume that the same company would be no more generous in Vancouver. ".':'"���������'  It is the business of the city to provide cheap landings for the smaller craft of  this port, where they can jtie up without being at ;t% niercy of thetlargei; concerns.  We require every foot of public wharfage We^can%cft;-and-'it<%anseconomH:"crinie-  to persist in leasing to exclusive concerns.  Headman's Island  Mr. Ivinman, representing those who think they have title to Deadman's  Island, is placing before the City Council a proposed plan of development of the  Island. In a most magnanimous manner he offers FREE several thousand feet of  wharfage IF the City will approve of his plan and assist by merely constructing a  bridge from foot of Denman street to the property.  In the first place the wharfage Mr. Kinman is going to give the City FREE is  a distinct encroachment on the City's foreshore rights from Stanley Park and,  -therefore,-is not a-gift at all. ���������It is on a par-with the-action of-a man plcaing-his-  line stakes 20 feet over his neighbor's property and then generously offering to  grant free to his neighbor his own land if he will build the fence. Mr. Kinman  wants the City to approve of his plan and build a bridge, which would cost half a  million, in exchange for the privilege of building, at its own expense, a dock on  property which rightfully belongs to the City independent of the disputed right of  Deadman's Island but by virtue of the foreshore rights of Stanley Park.  The latest and most shrewd move on the part of Mr. Kinman is in his effort  to get the military men of the City to act as catspaw.to rake his chestnuts out of:  the fire. He has Suggested that the military men of the City ncted larger parade  grounds (we agree) an dthat the only place is Brockton Point, but alas and alack  you cannot get there unless YOU GO AWAY AROUND BY COAL HARBOR.  Then the happy thought strikes him that a bridge across Deadman's Island would  solve the problemy and while, of course, it might interfere with HIS property, still,  as a man of intense public spirit, he is willing���������surely the city would not be so mean  as to refuse this for the military. And thus the effort is made to get the City embroiled in a dispute with the military men. But we think this trick will be discovered fully by the public who are not so easily fooled as some men think.  It is amusing to see two.such bosom friends as Walter Nichol, of the Province,  and L. D. Taylor, of the World, both working assiduously for this object. Again,  one must admire the skill of this promoter. In fact he has accomplished m this  the impossible.  It will be well remembered that Mayor Taylor sought to induce the City t(^pay  Kinman $400,000 for his precarious title to the property. A nice plum for Ivinman  and his Associates. Associates! By the way, who are they? Someone answers,  Theodore Ludgate. Wrong, friend. Mr. Kinman's associates are a number of  prominent Liberals, with just sufficient Conservatives to give spice to the syndicate,  and the so-called lease was obtained from the late lamented (by them) Dominion  Government as a quid pro "quo'-for" These gentlemen expect to make a good  thing out of it. It was a pure;'speculation with very little to lose .and--a great deal  to gain. . At present some of the members of the syndicate are feeling exceedingly  anxious about their "spec." They know-that Deadman's Island, without a "bridge  to it is useless. They 'know the City NEED NOT give the required connection to  the said bridge or build it. They know, deep down iirtheir innermost vitals, tliat  'the City should have possession." They FEAR that in'spite of the technical ruling  of'the'Privy Council that there is more than-a'fighting chance for the City to get  the property." In fact they are beginning to realize that Deadman's Island is a  White Elephant to any one except to 'its rightful -.'owner, the City. ���������  i  I  ITALY, TURKEY, EDOM,  ISRAEL AND BRITAIN  (By Professor E. Odium, M A.B.Sc.)  A few weeks ago when Italy was starting into  war upon Turkey, and while the press ia general  sdemed to think that the Turk was doomed to a  quick partition, partly in the hands of Italy, I ,  wrote to the press and said Italy could not administer the crushing-blow to the Ottoman Empire.  The ground of this statement I.made clear, by   .  saying this work was left, by divine appointment  and command to only one people on earth. , I mentioned the people by name' and, as per the Scriptures, named Israel. / .    ,  As I read past and present history, as well as t  the announcements of the prophets, I conclude  that Turkey is Edom.   And of course Edom is "*  Seir, or Esau.   Esau \vas the brother of Jacob,  that is Israel.   The work of a1 final and complete  ' crushing and -punishment o^f Edom is given* to   -  Israel.  Italy is not Israel, .therefore Italy will not crush  , Turkey. - . '' ^  It is a most wonderful thing that at this time   ,  there seem to' he only three, countries immediately  and openly interested in this war.   These ������re Turkey^ Italy and Germany.   Qermany is the power  behind the screen, the war between the Ottoman   ?'  <. and the Christian being nothing more than the  ' German Mask.   In the present trouble, one nation' ���������.';  and people, will come out ahead.   That nation is Xv  Germany.   This is a part of the grand .drama, jv  Italy, Austria and Germany are the bulk of official  ancient military Rome.' ���������  .Thus it comes to pass that at this moment, OLD  ROME is moving to crush the Turk, so as to get  ' control of, not North Africa, so much as OLD -7  ' Palestine.   Thus we find Anc\ent Rome, pressing -  on Edom, so as to Teach the covenant-granted'  country of Palestine, which was long since given' ,7  to Israel.   Hence Military Rome is striving to get   >  , a grip of Israel's Palestine.  Rome .is the *'Fourth -  Kingdom" of the prophet Daniel.  The "Fifth Kingdom" of that prophet is Israel,  and therefore it is going to be a straight struggle  between Israel and Rome as two mighty world-  empires. We see from the above where Rome is,  and where Edom is, but we have not yet mentioned the present seat and government of Israel.  Readers of history, ancient and modern, as well  as the prophetic writings, and who accept the  plainly written and easily understood meaning of  the Scriptures, readily locate Israel as Britain.  Hence it follows that Rome and. Israel, that is  Military Rome and Britain, must come into conflict over in Palestine. So we come to the logical  statement that Britain and the Roman official  Continental Military Confederation are soon to  enter upon a struggle such as has not yet been.  But Britain is Israel, and i!no_wpapoH_formed _-  <    y ���������.  1 'SI  .**>'  1   M  j* r  i -i,  '     '      ' .   -xi  '   :,   y'M  - 0   * ���������   .  ���������y^ y .  '      ,���������*  r    b    1  ���������> V  V *  "  ��������� "Vl  '-     *     rk  against her can prosper." Israel is the "Stone  Kingdom" of Daniel, and therefore the Stone  Kingdom is Britain, the Covenant Man, or Nation.  "Israel is my Son, even my First-Born."  The Stone Kingdom is tp fill the whole world  and to crush out the Ancient Kingdoms yet on  earth, those of Daniel's vision. Among these four  kingdoms is Babylon the Mighty.n Here, then, is  an astounding work for Israel-Britain. Not only  is she to be matched against the powerful continental military confederation of Europe, but she  is to be matched against Babylon. And who will  say that Babylon at this hour is less powerful than  combined Germany, Italy, Austria and the other  countries that will be forced to join with them on  thei rjovirney to Palestine? Such a military confederation is one of astounding might, but Babylon  today is world-wide in a most material sense. Her  claims are for Universal Domination of Mankind,  including Military Rome, above described. And  perhaps Military Rome will be altogether managed and handled by Babylon, as was is being0  made upon the heritage of God's Israel, given by  an "Everlasting Covenant to Abraham, Isaac and  Jacob." In any case, the strife on the part of  Britain against both Babylon and Milit.iry Rome  is coining, and will be the most terrific in the  history of the world. Whether-she fights them  singly or together, she will triumph bv DIVINE  AND. MIRACULOUS interference, and then they  will be utterlv destroyed. Then-or'before, Edom  shall perish by the hand of "ALL ISRAEL."    -  ������ ...������ ������ ������ ������ ������ ��������������� 4 t-. ��������� . .. .. ������ ������ ������ ��������� i .  t ...:���������*.. ��������� ..... .:���������.....: . ���������  -+*-9~.~.  .-.   .......  .  HVIPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT.  Hereafter all communications intended for The  Terminal City Press or The AVestern Call should  be addressed-directly to such'at 240S Westminster  Road, Vancouver,! .B.- C. but eomniunieatiohs-for  Hon. II. II. Stevens.vM.P.. perxonaliy. should be  ���������sent'to-Ottawa or such other place as he may announce from time 1(������ time.   -   '  Failure to observe' this order may cause con-,  fusion, delay and disappointment:  Hon. H. H. Stevens," M.  P,.   left Vancouver  for Ottawa on Wednesday 9 a. m. of this week.  GEO. A. ODLUM,  r Manager,   .j THE WESTERN CALL  Copyrlj;l>*  br McLeod & Allen.  plucked from a living iieli, to be swung  through a hurricane to the secure insecurity oi a dark and hollow pillar  standing on a Calvary ot storm-tossed  waves, and then, whilst her senses  . swam in utmost bewilderment, to be  confronted with a living ghost.  Yet that was precisely    what   had  stood alone on the port side of .the  Falcon's small bridge, reading off the  signals and sending back spasmodic  twitterings of the flags which he, also,  had procured, to indicate that each  word was understood.  "Who is the skipper of the tug?" inquired Pyne, quietly. -  Both girls laughed.  "You mean Jack," cried Enid./  "He  is not the captain.   He is an officer of  the Royal Navy,vour greatest friend."  "Jack is his front name, I suppose,"  went on Pyne, breathing on the copper  disc in his hands, to test its clearness..  "We will introduce you, even at thi*  distance,"     said     Constance,     airily  "Mr.- Pyne���������this  is  Lieutenant   John  Percival Stanhope; only son of the late  Sir Charles and Lady Margaret Stanhope, of Tregarthen Lodge, Penzance,  one of the best aud clearest of fellows  who ever lived."                       .  I    "It must be nice to be. a friend .of  1 yours, Miss Urand, if you* always talk  about the favored person in tbat way,"  : said Pyne, rubbing industriously.  |    Enid, to whom the mere sight of the  steamer had restored all her vitality,  1 giggled joyously.  "You know, Mr. Pyne, we all love  Jack, as the song says.   It was a mere  happened  to  her , D ������������������._.   Fate is grievous at times.   This ha-1 accident that he did not accompany us  ven of refuge was a place of torture, j to the rock yesterday.    Conuie would  Mrs. Vansittart broke down and wept  in her distress.  CHAPTER X.  PYNE'S PROGRESS  ���������  I A primrose light ln the east heralded a chilly dawn. The little world of  the Gulf Rock bestirred itself in its  damp misery at the news. The fresh  watch, delighted by the prospect of  activity, clattered up and down the  iron stairs, opened all available windows, undamped the door when Brand  gave the order, and busied itself exceedingly with the desultory jobs  which offered to so many willing  hands.  It was now, by the nautical almanac,  dead low water on the reef, but the  etrong southwesterly wind, hurling;. a  heavy: sea completely over the rocks,  showed that the standards of war and  peace differ as greatly in the matter  of tides as in most other respects.  As the light increased it lost its  first warm tinge. Steel gray were sky  and water, sombre the iron-bound land,  whilst the whereabouts of the sun became a scientific abstraction. Therefore, the heliograph was useless, and  (Brand, helped by some of the sailors,  commenced to flaunt his flag-signals  to the watching telescopes on the far-  off' promontory of the Land's End.  The Falcon, strong-hearted trawler,  was plunging.towards the rock when  the first line of gay bunting swung  clear into the breeze. And what a  message it;was���������in its jerky phrases-  Its profound uncertainties���������for communication by flag code is'slow work,  not let him come."  "Ah," said Pyne.  "I    forbade    him,"  explained  Con  stance, ''because he has ��������� only three  days' leave from his Bhip, and I  thought he should give the first afternoon to his mother instead of playing  poodle for Enid."  "How dare you call Jack a poodle?"  was the indignant exclamation.  "Allow ^ me," drawled Pyne. "I'm  very glad you classified him."  Constance suddenly felt her neck  and face aflame. Pyne was standing  on her left, Enid on her right. The  quiet jubilation of Pyne's voice was so  unmistakable that Enid, for one instant withdrew her eyes from the distant ship. A retort was quick on her  lips, until she bethought her that the  American's statement might have two  inoanipgs.  Being tactful withal, she chose her  Words whilst she bubBled forth:  "He promised to take us for a drive  to-day. That is the dot and dash alphabet father and he are using. , If  dad requires all the dots I'm sure Jack  is monopolizing the dashes. He must  be furious about this gale."  ; Constance, who wanted to pinch  iEnid severely, had reverted to her  normal healthy hue by this time. She  dropped her glasses.  "We are shamefully wasting precious minutes here," she said. "Enid,  you and I ought to be in the kitchen."  Then   she  glanced  with  cold  self-  possession at Pyne;.who was whistling  softly between his teeth as he plied  i the duster.  "As for you," she said, "I never saw  find Brand left much to an easier sys- anyone work so hard with less need."  tenypf talk with the approaching He critically. examined the shining  steamer. y burner.  "We  Americans   are  taught J.0 be  "Chinook���������New York to Southampton���������struck, reef during hurricane  ���������propeller shaft broken���������78 survivors in lighthouse���������captain, 201 passengers,   officers    and    crew���������lost with  8hip."7 vv. ���������,   : .:  The awful significance of ithe .words  sank into the hearts of the signallers.  For the first time, the disaster from  which, by,'God's Providence, they had  emerged safely, became crystallized  into set speech. Seventy-eight living  out of two hundred and eighty who  might have lived! This was the curt  Intelligence which leaped the waves to  fly over the length and breadth of the  land, which sped back to the States  to replace the expected news of a  safe voyage, which thrilled.: the civilized world, "as it had not been thrilled  for many a day. ��������� :v  ^ Not a soul In the, lighthouse gave a  thought to this side of the affair. All  were anxious to reassure their loved  ones, but, in their present moribund  condition, they could not realize the  .'electric-effect of the incident on the  wider?   world    which    read and had  hearts to feel.  .   Even whijst Stephen Brand was sig-  _naUlhg_J*Ltte=f!������lg2n^  flags quickly extemporized" as sooif W  she neared the Trinity buoy, newspaper correspondents ashore were  busy at the telegraph-office, and their  associates on the trawler were eagerly  transcribing the lighthouse-keeper's  words wherewith to feed to fever heat  the sensation which the night had provided for the day  strenuous," he said smilingly. "That  is the only way you can cut in ahead  of the other fellow nowadays, Miss  Brand."  She almost resigned the contest.  That unhappy ^explanation had delivered her bound into his hands. 'Yet  she strove desperately to keep up the  pretence that their spoken words had  no ulterior significance.  "Such energy must be very wearing," she said. 7^ ���������  "It is���������for the "other man."  "But in your edse it is unnecessary.  .My father believes we will be here at  least forty-eight hours." Then she be-  came conscious that again she had not  said exactly what she meant ������tp say.  "So you, at any rate, need not wear  your fingers to the bone," she added,  hurriedly.  y "Guess it must be a national vice,"  he said with irritating complacency.  "Just now I feel I have a regular hustle on."  "Your example equals your precepts.  ���������Enid, tear yourself from the attractive  spectacle. There are eighty-one ravenous people to be fed."  "Sorry you haven't hit upon the real  reason "of my . abounding industry,"  %aid,P^^jvhp_skipped down the ladder first to" give^tKe"^iris^ar~helpihig7  hand as they descended.  "Please tell us. It. may be. inspiring," said Constance.  "I'm going to ask the boss if I can't  take a turn as scullery-maid when I'm  through here."  -"Then I veto the Idea now," she answered.   "Enid and I have had a most  Brand, foreseeing the importance of ; comfortable nap, and I. am certain  clearness and brevity, had already you have not closed your eyes all  written out a full draft of his detailed \ night. I will make it. my personal  message. I business to see that both my father  Faithful to his promise, Stapleton an<i you \\e down for a couple of hours  was acting asuignaller-in-chief on immediatelv after breakfast."  board the Falcon, bo Brand might man- j ������������or else there will be a mutiny in  ipulate his flags as quickly as lay in the kitchen," chimed in Enid,  his power, with chief officer Emmett;: "Connie," she whispered, when they  reading the words at his elbow: there were"safely, out of hearing from the  was no fear that any mistake would be service-room, "I never saw a worse  made by the.receiver. {case.   Talk about the young men sud-  The story, if condensed, was com-: denly smitten you read of in novels���������"  plete.   Beginning with an explanation |;   Her sister whirled,around.  of the liner's disablement,   Jt   dealt!    "How    can    you be so silly?" she  with    her    desperate  but unavailing (blazed forth.  Struggle to weather the reef, described "Why did you libel Jack so read-  Pyne's gallant and successful effort to ily?" tittered Enid. The other, utter-  get in touch with the lighthouse, the ly routed,, went on in dignified sll-  rescue of a fourth of those onboard, ence. She did not speak again until  the names of the survivors and, final-: they surveyed the store apportioned  ly, their predicament in the matter of ior the coming feast.  food and water. j    "Eighty-one!" she murmured. "What  All this took long to tell, j a monstrous deal of people for a half-  Within the lantern, Mr. Charles A. penny worth of bread!"  Pyne, appointed supernumerary assis-;. "What is the use of repining?" sang  tant-keeper, was burnishing brass- TEnid, with a fortissimo accent on the  "work as per instructions received. He penultimate syllable. "For where  little knew the use which was being there's a will there's a way. To-mor-  inade of his name by the tiny bits of row the sun will be shining, although  linen tossing about on the exterior it is cloudy to-day."  gallery. In such wise, helped by a- But Constance was Tiot to be drawn  compositor and dignified by head- a second time. Her clear brain was  lines, does a man become a hero in: troubled by a formless shadow, it  these days of knighthood conferred by banished from her mind all thought of  the Press. |a  harmless  flirtation   with the-good-  Constance was scrutinizing the Fal- i looking youngster who had brought a  con  from the  trimming-stage.    Hear- j hlush   of   momentary embarrassment  ing Enid's  cheery  "Good-morning" to; to her fair face.  Pyne when that-young lady raced up-7   How dreadful it would be to meet  For the midday meal there would be  two ounces of meat or bacon, one potato, and another half biscuit with  iibout a wine-glassful of water. For  (supper the allowance was half a cup  bf cocoa and two ounces of bread,  which'must-be baked during the day.  Not,quite starvation, this menu, but  *ar from satisfying to strong men and  worn-out women.  .The   Falcon,   knowing the useless-  f:ess of attempting-to creep nearer to  he Gulf Rock, had,gone off with her  ���������budget.-.to startle two continents,  fetanhope's last message was one of  Assurance. He would do all that lay  in man's power. The lighthouse soon  quieted down tp a state of passive refection. Pyne, refusing to be served  earlier, carried his own and- Brand's  scanty meal on a tray to the service-  room.  The unwearied lighthouse-keeper  was on the balcony, answering a kindly signal from the Land's Jtind, where  'the coast-guards were not yet in possession' of the news from Penzance.  He placed the tray on the writing-  desk and contemplated its contents  ruefully.  "I guess that banquet won't spoil for  treeping," lie said to himself. "I'll just  ay around and look at it until the bosa  quits making speeches by the yard."  A couple of minutes passed. Brand  Was hoistinfg the last line of flags,  when the American heard faltering  footsteps on the stairs.  "Don't follow so close, Mamie,"  paid a child's voice. "My arm hurts  just 'nuff for anything when I move."  A towzled head of golden halt  emerged into the light. It was one ol  the two little girls, whom Pyne had  iiot seen since they were swung aloft  from the sloping deck of the Chinook.  Their astonishment was mutual.  |The child, aged about eight, recognized In him a playmate of the fine  days on board ship. She turned with  confident cry.  "I told you so, Mamie. It was up.  You said down. Here's the big glass  house���������and Mr. Pyne."  : She quickened her speed though her  left arm was in a sling. Pyne, dreading lest she should fall, hastened to  help her.  "I'se all right, Mr. Pyne," she announced with an air of great dignity.  !"I make one step at a time Then 1  ketch the raih   See?"  "You've got it down to a fine point,  Elsie," he said. "But what in the  world are those women-folk thinking  of to let you and Mamie run loos-s  iabout the place."  Elsie did not answer until Mamie  Stood by her side.   Judged by appear-  7"Slightly better," * he announced  "If only the wind would go down, or  even change-to the norrard!"  "What good would a change of  iwind do?" inquired .Pyne, greatly relieved himself by the .change of topic.  "It would beat down the-sea to some  extent aud then they might be able to  cLrift a buoy, with a rope attached,  Jclose enough to the rock at low tide  fto enable us to reach it with a cast  of a grappling iron."  "Do you mean that we could be ferried to the steamer by that means?" i  ��������� "That is absolutely out of the question until the weather moderates to a  far greater extent than I dare hope at  'present. But, once we had the line,  we could rig up a running tackle and  obtain some  stores." j  "Is it as bad as all that?" said the  younger man, after a pause.  They looked at each other. The  jknowlfedge that all true men have oi  their kind leaped from eye to eye.      j  "Quite that bad," answered Brand.    |  Pyne moistened his lips. He produced a case containing two cigars.  He held it out.  "Let us go shares in .consolation,"  he said. ]  Brand accepted the gift, and affected a livelier mood. ;  "By lucky chance  I have an ample  ���������supply of  tobacco.    It will  keep   the'  men quiet,"  he said.    "By the way,"  and he lifted a quick glance at Pyne, |  "do you know anything about chemls-.  try?" I  "Well���������er���������I went through a course,  at Yale."  1 "Can colza oil be converted into  |a food?" J  "It contains certain fats." admitted |  Pyne, taking dubious stock of the:  question.   , j  . "But the process of conversion, the  chemical reaction, that is the difficulty."  "Bi-sulphide of carbon Is a solvent,  and the fatty acids of most vegetable  oils can be isolated by treatment, with  steam super-heated to about 600  degrees Fahrenheit."  Brand threw out his hands with a  little gesture of helplessness; just  then Constance appeared.  "Dad," she cried, "did not Mr. Pyne  tell you of my threat?" |  i "No, dear one. I am not living in  terror of you, to- my knowledge." |  "You must please go to sleep, both  of you, at least until ten or eleven!  o'clock. Mr. Emmett is sending a man|  to.keep watch here. He will not dis-j  turb you. He is bringing some rugs.  and pillows which you can arrange on j  ���������the floor. 1 have collected them foi  ���������your special benefit."  "At this hour!    Impossible, Connie.'  "But it is, not impossible, and this  You know;  iquite well that the Falcon will return  ances,    Mamie    was a year younger,  Apart from the nasty bruise on Elsie's J  left  arm  and  shoulder   the  children  1s the b������St hour available,  had escaped trom the horrors-ot the  ���������    ite weI1 tllat thfe.Paldon ���������111.IC(.U1U  wreck almost unscathed in body and   at high NVateIV,  And you   must rest  certainly untroubled in mind. j you jj-noW-������  .   "Mamie came to my room for break-      she bustled about, with the air of a  ���������fast," explained Elsie at last.    "Wes  lawful hungry, an' when we axed foi  'nother bixit Mrs. Taylor she began tc  cry. An' when I said we'd go and find  mamma she cried some more."  . "Yes. We's awful hungry," agreed  (Mamie. "An' please, Where's mam-  ina?", 7  Pyne needed no further explanation,  JThe little ones had loBt th&if mother;  fxer disfigured body, broken out of all  recognition, was tossing about some-  iwhere in the under-currebts of the  Channel. None of the women dared  vto tell the children the truth, and it  iwas a heart-rending task to deny  them food. .  So, they were permitted to leave  their refuge, with* the kindly belief  that they would come to no harm and  perchance obtain a further supply  from' one of those sweet-faced girls  who explained so gently that the ra-  tions must run short for the common  (good.  Py*e glanced up at the lantern.  Outside he could see Brand hauling  flown the signal. He sprang to the  tray and secured his half biscuit and  tea cup.  ' "Come along, Elsie," he said.Tcrook-  Ing his left arm for her. "Follow close,  Mamie. Mind you don't fall."  ';. "Your mamma ls asleep," he assured them in a whisper on the next landing. .'��������� "She just can't be woke up foi  quite^a-long=time.":^-^ -���������^=^���������1^.  I you know."  , i.   .She'bus'"'  .'-,,-fA i 'housewife who understood the whole  ���������|art of looking after her family.    But  something puzzled her.  "Mr. Pyne," she inquired, "where is  your cup?"  "I���������er-���������took it down," he explained.  ���������   For some reason, Constance felt instantly that she had turned the tables!  On him since their    last    rencontre.'  She did not know why.  He looked con- j  fused, for one thing:  he: was not so  glib in speech, for another.  7 "Down    where ?"    she    demanded.  "Not to  the  kitchen.      I have been  there since you brought up your breakfast and dad's on the same tray."  "I breakfasted alone," remarked  Brand calmly. "Mr. Pyne had feasted  earlier."      :=  "But he had not," persisted -Constance.   "I wanted him to���������"  She stopped. This impudent American had actually dared to wink at her  a confidential, appealing wink which  6aid plainly: "Please don't trouble  about me."  ! "Yt>u gave your tea and biscuit to  somebody," she cried suddenly. "Now,  Avho was it?   Confess!"  "Well," he said weakly, "I did not  feel���������er���������particularly hungry, . so,  When I met those two littie girls fool-  In' around' for an extra supply, I-r-er���������  thought nobody would mind if���������er���������"  "Father!" said Constance. "He has  Jiot^had^aimquthful."  Then he navigated them to the door  of the second bedroom, where Mrs.  Taylor was. He broke the hard b.s-  cult in two pieces and gave one to  each child.  :   "Here, Mamie, you   carry the cup,  land go shares in the tea.".  .;   "I don't like tea,"protested Mamie.  !"If I can't have coffee 1 want some  milk."  "Then take him downstairs and give  him one. You must have found my  bonversatioh ���������' interesting, Mr. Pyne,  WhilBt I was eating. But, before you  go, let me add a word in season,  frhere must be no further discrimination between- persons. Stand or fall,  each must abide by the common rule."  Pyne, with the guilty feeling of a  (detected    villain,    explained  to  Con-  . We'll, now, you wait a little bit, and stance how the cup might be rescued,  'you'll be tickled to death to see what "* Bha11 keep a close eye on you in  'I'll bring you.   But drink the tea.   It's ������he future,'   she  announced   as   they  Skip   inside, both ol  iwent below.  Do,"   he  good an'  hot,  you." ���������  He held the door partly open and *oy,*  jthey vanished. He heard Mrs. Taylor |' "1  '���������ay: ���������'-���������  i   "Didn't I , tell you those two litt!#  dears  would' do  their  own   business jdience."  said.   "That is all I ask  am . a very strict person," she  went on. "Dad always encouraged ug  In  the  sailor's  idea  of  implicit obe-  fcest."  : oHe regained the service-room to  find Brand steeping the remains oi  his biscuit in an almost empty cup.  ���������The lighthouse-keeper greeted bii  jjroung friend with a smile.  Kick  me.     It  will make me feel  good," lie answered.  Entering the second bed-room,  where Elsie and Mamie were seated  contentedly on the floor, she stooped  j and kissed them.   And not a word did  -wards from the kitchen to catch a  glimpse of the reported vessel, she  dropped her glasses for a moment.  "Jack is on board," she announced.  ���������"Of course he would be there. And  there is such a lot of other men���������half  Penzance, I think."  Enid joined her; Pyne, too. thought  he could polish a burner up there as  well as on the floor of the service-  room. ,  j   -  Stanhope's stalwart figure, clad  in  ijUskisa^wsus clearlyjiefined   as  _he ��������� ^cuit.  hunger with refusals���������perhaps there  were worse things in the world than  the midnight ordeal of an angry sea.  Indeed, when Pyne did join them in  accord with his intention, he soon perceived the extent of the new danger!  The stress of the night had only en<  hanced the need of an ample supply  of food. Everybody���������even the inmates  of the hospital���������was outrageously  hungry, and the common allotment  \vas half a cup of tea and half a ship's  . I'luppose" thaT you/Tike the rest of'������he say to Enid as to the reason why  Sua. never had such an appetite iu all, Mr. Pyne should ^served w th a  woiir day's''-'' he said fiecond breakfast.   She knew that any  ^"Oh I'm pretty well fixed." said Parade of his ^^^^^S  Pyne, with responsive grin. I him. anlhe'v0nf^P"^oS *"* UU'  ���������: ' 'There you7are fortunate. There is *P������ken thanks '^'^St* '.���������  usually a wretched little fiend in a Conversation without words is an  E    inner    consciousness     which >rt understood only by master-minds  ' prompts him to desire the unattain- i-tnd lovers,...so ^these two were either  El��������� Now, I am a poor eater as a rule,! 'exceptionally clever persons or devel-  ?et this morning I fee! I could tackle; oping traits of a more common genus  jthe toughest steak ever cut off a super-1 ^perhaps both.  ! lannuated cow."  ���������   "I don't deny," admitted Pyne, "that  ithe idea of a steak sounds good. That  lis, you know," he went on languidly, I  Hi might sort of appeal to me about!     The tribulations which clustered/in  lone o'clock." ���������':.-.. I-bee-like ' swarm,  in   and  around   the  ; "I should have thought you could !QUjf Rock Lighthouse during those  do with one now, especially after the7weary hours were many and various.  [hard  night  we  have .gone   through.; ij)amp clothing, insufficiency of food.  Perhaps    you  are  a tieliever  in  the   {���������+���������,.i���������i-  +omT������������ratiires   raneine    from  French system, and prefer    a    light  br akfast."   :  |     Brand finished ���������the morsel of biscuit  and drank the cup dry.  It's  a  first-rate proposition���������when  CHAPTER XI.  MRS. VANSITTART'S  FEAR  interior  temperatures   ranging   from  the chill draught of the > entrance passage and st.iir-ways to the partial suffocation, oi" roG-ns with windows closed  owing to the incursions of the rising  , tide���������this    unpleasing    aggregate    of  jou are accustomed to it," said'HPyne'.; physical  misery   was   seriously   aug-  "But talking about eating when there's   mente dby an ever-increasing list of  little to eat is a poor business, any-|sick people, an almost total absence  j *ray.   Don't- you find that?"  "I do indeed."'  Brand rose and tapped the barome-  : ter, adjusting the slidin  [ the tenths. ..    . ^  of any medical comforts, and a-growing' knowledge, on the part of those  not    too    despondent   to think, that  scale to read  their ultimate relief might be deferred  ^.... ���������', for days_ rather than_hours.   No mere nian can understand, arid a  ivoman of ordinary experience can but  limly imagine, the difficulty and ar-'  auousness of the task undertaken by-  Constance and Enid. ;  To cook,and supply for eighty-one  persons with utensils intended for the'  use of three, to give each- separate in-  lividual an utterly inadequate portion,,  so skilfully distributed that none  should have cause to grumble at his.'  sr her neighbor's better fortune���������here!  were culinary problems at once complex and exhaustive.  By adopting fantastic devices,'  bringing into service empty jam-pots  and sardine-tins, they found it was  possible to feed twenty at a timej  This -meant the preparation of four  distinct, meals, each requiring an;  hour's work. Long before the last'  batch, which included themselves, was',  lamenting the absurd discrepancy between appetite and antidote in the  shape of any thing to eat, the first was:  ravenous again.  , The women complained the least,-  In the occupants of the two bedrooms  the girls encountered a passive forti-;  tude which was admirable. It was an  extraordinary scene which met their  eyes when they entered either of these  stuffy apartments. Many of the rescued ladies had not given a thought to  changing the demi-toilette of evening!  wear on board ship for more service-!  able clothing when the hurricane  overtook the vessel. They all, It Is  true, possessed cloaks or wraps of:  some sort, but these garments were?  still sodden with salt water and there-j  fore unwearable, even if the oppressive warmth in each room rendered,  such a thing possible. Their elegant  costumes of muslin, cotton, silk or sa-i  tin, were utterly ruined. Lucky were  the few whose blouses or bodices had  not been rent into tatters.  Some of the worst sufferers in this  respect were now the best provided.  Blankets and sheets had been ruthlessly torn up and roughly stitched into'  articles of clothing. Mrs.,Vansittart;  for instance, who first suggested this  via media, wore an exquisite Paris  gown and a loose dressing-jacket ar^  rangement of yellow blanket, the comf  ponent parts of which she persuaded  two other women to sew together onj  the model provided by her own elegant;  figure.  A few quick-witted ones who follow-*  ed her example exhausted the availJ  able stock, and pillow-cases and rugs!  would have undergone metamorpho-!  sis in the same way had not Constance,  come to the rescue by impounding  them, declaring that they must be re:  served for the use of; those sufferers  who needed warmth and rest.  The men passed their time in smok-f  ing, singing, yarning and speculating  on the chance of the weather clearing;  Ultimately, when the banging of the|  waves again made the column feel un{  safe, a small section began tb plani  petty attempts to pilfer the provisions.;  It is the queer mixture of philosopher';  and beast in the average human being]  that makes it possible for the same  man, in one mood, to risk his life quitej  voluntarily to save others, and in another, to organize selfish theft.  After an ingenious seaman had been  detected in the. attempt to pick the  store-room lock, and when a tray of  cold ham was deliberately upset  whilst a football scrimmage took place  for the pieces, Mr. Emmett stopped  these ebullitions by arming the watch  with assorted weapons from the workshop and issuing stern orders as to  their use in case of need.  Here, again, the warring elements  which form the human clay were admirably displayed. On duty, under  the bonds of discipline, the coarsegrained foremast hand who had gobbled up a surreptitious lump of fat  pig during the first successful scuffle,  would brain the daring rascal who  tried to better his condition by a similar trick a second time. Discipline,  sometimes, converts a skulker into a  hero.  When the state of the tide pernfit-  ted, storm-shutters were opened and a  free draught of ai'r allowed to enter  through the door. Then all hands  eyed the7 sea with anxiety. The wind  was strong and piercing, and the reef  maintained its ceaseless roaring.  Wherever a window opened towards  the land there was a small crowd  "waitiffg=t6^peepyHrough=itr-'-At-^lastT  the sense of orderliness gradually permeating the inmates of the,lighthouse  actually resulted in the forma!tlon. of  queues, with stated intervals for mov-  Ing^on. There was a momentary relief in looking at the land.- The cliffs,  the solitary white houses, the little  hamlets halt hidden in cozy, nooks,  seemed to be so absurdly near. It was  ridiculous to imagine that help could  long be deferred. The seaward passing of a steamer, carrying flowers  from the Scilly isles to Penzance for  Covent Garden, caused a flutter, but  the sight of a Penzance fishing-smack  scudding under jib and close-reefed  foresail between the rock and Guthen-  bras Point created intense excitement.  Noah, gazing across the flood for the  return of the dove with, the olive  : branch, could not be more pleased  than these castaways in their granite  ark when the brown-sailed boat came  within their view.  The window in the coal-cellar opened fair towards the Land's End, and  the grimy occupants of this compartment could look their fill at the messenger of life. A rich New Yorker  in vain offered a hundred dollars to  any man who gave up his place in the  line after he himself, by the operation  of the time-limit, was remorselessly  sent away from the narrow loop-hole.  Dollars and pounds sterling have a  curiously depreciated value under  such circumstances '!  j'   The men of the watch were always  ! questioned for news by the unemploy-  j ed majority.    They  related the com-  | ings and goings of the Falcon, carried  I sympathetic  inquiries   from   story   to  story���������promiscuous   passing   to    and  fro being forbidden owing to the nar-  !rowness    of    the    stairs���������and   seized  j every trifling   pretext   on their own  part to reach the topmost height and  feast their eyes on the extensive pan-  : orama   visible   from   the    storm-girt  ' gallery.   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Send your subscription to ?  I Manager Methodist-Recorder P. & P. Co., Ltd.   ���������  -   Victoria, B. C. f  1 OimOO   -   One Year *  * %  *********$******<<<*******���������'.' o **************************  The price of eggs will continue for  a number of months to climb higher  with the advent of cold weather and  consequent curtailing of the supply  from the farms. Hens do not lay as  well in winter as in summer, for reasons' which are now the subjects of  much discussion among experts.  Whether the irregularity in egg laying is due to the coldnes of the air  or to the change of food given the  hons is the point to be determined,  but it is a fact that in comfortable  and suitable quarters hens will lay  almost, if not quite, as well in winter,  provided some summer food has been  stored away for them, and they re-  ,ceive due care.  Whatever food the owner decides  |upon giving his, hens in winter, he  cannot afford-to"overlook the importance of green stuff, which is the egg-  producers' delight all-summer. The  most available and inexpensive green  food for the farmer's poultry is cabbage and turnips. Other roots ancl  vegetables are, perhaps, as good, but  these will be found to "fill the bill."  j They keep the hen hungry and make  her appetite sharp for the drier and  equally  necessary  feed.  It lias been found at the Guelph Experimental Farm, after a series ot  careful experiments, that hens thrive  better and lay better if their drink is  confined entirely to buttermilk. ��������� Water may be said to be good enough  j-for any poultry, but on dairy farms  especially buttermilk is strongly  recommended, as it is generally found  there is plenty and, it takes comparatively little to do a flock.  The dry feed given hens during the  period of winter imprisonment should  be judiciously varied and great care  should be taken to avoid overfeeding  or fattening of the hens. Corn, wheat,  oats and the different grains all have  egg-producing properties, while oats,  being also heat-producing, should be  fed more extensively. Crushed oats  are very desirable as a dry mash.  The Cold-air Hen-house.  In the matter of hen-house construction,  scientific  agriculture has  been  accomplishing some material good in  the last few years.   A large number  of farmers find a place for their poultry in the winter in a portion of the  stable or basement part of the barn.  Others, however, besides "exclusive  poultry-raisers are beginning to find  separate buildings for their fowl, the  hens especially. The latter is unquestionably the better plan, and should  be adopted where such a step is within the farmer's means.  It will be remembered that separate  hen-houses used to be built in such a  way as to keep the air inside as warm  as in the cow or horse stable, and  the majority of such buildings are  still of this type. It, was believed  that in order to make hens' comfortable and keep them laying their home  should be warm. The necessity of  having an abundance of light has  been appreciated by the great army  of-poultry raisers for some time.now,  and the principle has been in practice long enough to substantiate its  wisdom.  But in the matter of temperature  something new has been learned. A  hen-house of the cold-air0 type is now  most strongly recommended. For the  entire length of the building there is  an opening almost a yard wide which  is covered only with poultry' netting,  no glass or thin coyer being put over  it. In the most severe winter, this  opening remains, and the plan of the  building is to keep the interior within three degrees of the outside air.  The house is so constructed, the back  wall being about twice as high as the  side on which the wide opening is,  that the cold air % cannot circulate  through the interior top quickly and  cause a draft. Being somewhat like a  bottle in shape, the circulation of the  air through it is much on the principle of blowing into a bottle, where  it is a known fact 7 that the air  breathed in is very slow in finding its  way out. The cold air coming into  the hen-house cannot rush out again,  but moderates in the building and  keeps on a gradual move.  Straw should be kept on the floor  of the hen-house all the time, as it  protects the hens' feet and absorbs  all moisture. When the air Is kept  cool inside the fowl have to more  about considerably to keep warm,  which provides ample opportunity for  exercise and prevents them from get  ting too fat. Experts have been some  time arriving at this stage of fresh-  air hen-house. A curtain hung over  an open window was believed to be  an extreme view,' but proving successful, the experimenters gave the  open window a test. They found it  was the best plan, both in maintaining a good general health among the  tow! and  in  producing eggs.  Fattening for Market.  KEELER'S NURSERY  Rose Bushes  1, 2 and 3 years old.  Flowers and Plants at  very low prices.  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE : Fairmont 817R  Those who raise a considerable  quantity Of poultry for fall selling  should recognize the importance of  fattening quickly before marketing.  It has been found by some of the  largest raisers, and the statement is  upheld by the leading agricultural  colleges, that from eighteen to twenty-one days of scientific feeding will  add between one and two pounds to  the weight of each bird. The fowl  should be cooped und given little  space or opportunity for exercise.  A batter of equal parts of cornmeal,  wheat middlings and low-grade flour  mixed in buttermilk given exclusively  three times a day has proven a fat-  producer. Another mixture that is  recommended strongly is two parts of  ground oats, one part of ground buckwheat, and one part low-grade flour  stired in buttermilk to a pancake batter. 7  v..\'.  The fourth year students in poultry  at the O.A.C. are required to coop a  number of birds and fatten them for  two weeks by forced feeding of a  buttermilk batter of the above nature,  DR. R..INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon  Office and Residence:.  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St.  J.WILLlAHS  Express, Baggage  and  Furniture Removed  South Vancouver      ������      Roslyn Street  Oil Bodwell Kd.. .Six block* cast of Fraser  FIRST-CLASS  SHOEMAK1NG  AND SHOE REPAIRING  DONE AT  Friend���������What were your sensations  in the wreck?  Victim���������Just the same as in football. Three coaches passed over me,  ^nd then, the doctors came.���������Punch.  "Doctor," she . asked in pleading  tones, "do you think it will be necessary for me to have an operation?"  "Oh, 1 hardly think so," he replied.  "There! I told my husband it  wouldn't be any use coming to you.  My next-door neighbor has a doctor  who has prescribed three operations  for her during the past year."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  PETERS & CO.  Near Corner Main Street and Broadway  MRS. W. O'DELL  POPULAR  ilUSIC TEACHER  Has re-opened her Studio  Term Commencing Sept. 5  Children a specialty.   For terms apply  175 Broadway W.  Phone: Falnooat 903    Mount Pleasant  WANTED  Young lady graduate of the R. A. of  M. desires a few pupils. ' Pianoforte.'  Terms reasonable. Apply 3424 Quebec  Street.  |. ���������������|..|..|.l|.i|i.M"l 11 ���������1hMm|i.H"H''I"M"M"I"I' I������M"K'*,M"frW"M"M"M"H"frM^^^ 111 H H I III 1111  If  *  *  The   WESTERN   CALL  and  I  \  i  p*.*  u  rpRROlJGH a SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT with the  + publjshers_we have the^e^i^mjnghtJto^Iace the  CArapFlONTiE? SSGAZINE in the hands of  the citizens of Vancouver and vicinity.  An Unprecedented Offer  WESTERN CALL and CANADA MONTHLY MAGAZINE  WESTERN CALL and FAMILY HERALD and WEEKLY STAR    -   -  IN  Advance  /     The regular price of THE WESTERN CALL is $1.00 per annum and THE CANADA  MONTHLY MAGAZINE, $1.50.        Our present offer for both together is only $1,00  This is not fiction, but a noteworthy Happy he or she who seizes "Fortune^ /by the  forelocjc by placing their orders without delay.  City Press,  2408 WESTMINSTER ROAD  H. H. STEVENS, Editor  -.. PHONE: FAIRMONT 1140  GEO. A. ODLUM, Manager  *  +  t  *  *  t  *  *  *  *  +  *  *  *  *  *  Jm.  *  *  *  V  +  *  w-  ***********  +  +  +  t**************************-***^ K������*-K~. ************************** *************** *'H 111 H****** I H'Hl 1 p*******lt***l* ���������*  w  -.��������� THE WESTERN CALL.  I If You Want |  * *  * PURE, WHOLESOME!  FOOD        I  *  ...  For your table give us a ring *  V  *  FAIRMONT  1367     |  Broadwa y  Table Supply f  518 BROADWAY, E.  Our Guarantee  Goes with Every-1  thing We Sell    f  lfirsGood,WeHave!t  1 If WeHavelUfsM  THE HUB OF MOUNT  Sketches of a Number of the Leading Business  Houses Operating Between  Seventh and Sixteenth Avenues.  vorable comment upon Mr. Wm. R.  Owen as both a public man and a private  citizen.  F.   A.   BINGHAM.  Mount  Pleasant  Dry  Goods  House.  ered many obstacles, but has emerged  if:  3  *  ������  f Home  Cooked Meats  * A Specialty.  H.   HARFORD |  ?^������4^������������������^���������^.���������^4^4^������������������t������������������^���������^^^^���������^4^���������M^���������������������������������������������������������������������H>������  Next Sunday evening the Grandview  Methodist Church Choir will render  Special. Music, the. anthems being  "Grant Us Thy Peace" , and "Awake  Thou that Sleepest". Mr. Geo. Tasch-  ereau an eminent young baritone is  expected to sing at the evening service. Miss Oni Wright will sing the  soprano solos in the anthems while  Mr. David ThomaB will render the baritone solos. Rev. John Pye of Ferris  Road Church will preach in the morning. The pastor, Rev. Mr. Stillman  will occupy the pulpit in the evening.  Situated at 2401 Main Street, on the  corner o������ Eighth avenue there is one  of the largest and most splendidly  stocked stores of its kind in the city,  the Mount Pleasant Dry Goods House,  of which Mr. F. A. Bingham is the  owner and manager. Mr. Bingham  has been established on Mount Pleasant for a period of four years, and a  resident ten years. Prior to moving  into his present quarters Mr. Bingham occupied a smaller store on Main  street, nearly opposite the magnificent establishment iri which he now  conducts a great dry goods business.  The story of Mr. Bingham's advance  and progress in this city is unique  and interesting. A native o Canada,  Mr. Bingham decided to merge his  personal interests with those of the  West. Four:years ago when he started business on Main street, Mount  Pleasant had scarcely begun to grow  and expand to its present wonderful  area of numerous and well kept, prosperous homes. Mr. Bingham's step  at that time was a Bomewhat venturesome one, but he had unlimited  confidence in Mount Pleasant's com-  I in triumph as the result of rigid adherence to honest business principles'.  This gentleman is a man of desirable  type and his success is a pleasure to  his many friends on Mount Pleasant  and in ������outh Vancouver.  N. LANG & CO.  A Leading Vancouver Electrical Fixtures Company.  A firm that plays a part of prominence in relieving the city of darkness is that of Messrs. N. Lang & Co.,  dealers in high grade electrical fixtures of all kinds. The firm has been  in operation for a period of six years  and are now established at 2442 Main  street. Mr. Lang has personally followed his present occupation for the  past fifteen years and is an expert in  his line.  Messrs. Lang & Co. have installed  handsome fixtures in several well-  known, public buildings, hotels and  apartment houses throughout the city,  among them being Washington Court,  Lighthart Bros.' Apartments, Gustaf-  son building, the Woods, Atlantic and  Cecil hotels, and a number of other  buildings top numerous to mention.  WM.  R. OWEN.  Few firms enjoy more popularity  ing greatness and so he proceeded to than that of Messrs. Lang & Co.  established his business. Subsequent Their popularity is widespread and  events have proven the accuracy of well  deserved, and  speaks    volumes  his judgment and the soundness of his  commercial foresight and logic.  The Mount Pleasant Dry Goods  House is a favored institution. It is  heavily stocked with the season's  newest and most highly approved  goods of exceptional quality. These  features, together with alluring prices,  prompt service and courteous treatment of the public have made for Mr.  Bingham's success. That he is a successful merchant is demonstrated in  the fact that Mr. Bingham, ro'ma  modest beginning has established a  huge store in which it is necessary to  employ seventeen clerks in order to  handle the business of a large and  rapidly growing number of patrons.  Mr. Bingham has followed the dry  goods business for twenty-four years.  He has a wide grasp and knowledge  of the business from every angle and  is particularly well fitted to successfully conduct a fine business like that  of the Mount Pleasant Dry Goods  House.  Mr. Bingham's path has not always  been one of roses.   He has encount-  for the firm's ability and the merit of  theii goods. A very large and we!]  chosen stock is carried at 2442 Main  street and this interesting store is  certainly worthy of a visit.  MERILEES' GROCERY.  A Splendid Mt. Pleasant Store.  In referring to the retail establishments of Mt. Pleasant we point with  pride to the above named flourishing  grocery store. It is situated on Main  street, near the corner of Eleventh,  and is conducted by Mr. Merilees, a  native of Scotland, and his two enterprising sons, Robert and J. F., the  latter being a Canadian by :��������� birth, and  the former coming to Canada when he  was one year and a half old. These  gentlemen have operated at their present location for nearly one year aud a  half. Prior to this period they followed the same business between  Tenth and Eleventh avenue for sometime. They carry a complete line of  groceries of all kinds, also, flour and  provisions. The Merilees are live, enterprising business men and highly esteemed' citizens.    ���������,    "_,,:, i C  A  Leading  Mount Pleasant Citizen.  Associated to no smal extent with  the upbuilding of Mount Pleasant and  South Vancouver is Mr. Wm. R. Owen,  hardware merchant, whose fine place  of business is prominently situated at  2337 Main street.. Mr. Owen has a  splendidly equipped store embracing a  full and complete line of shelf and  heavy hardware. of all descriptions,  stoves, ranges, kitchen utensils,  paints, oils and glass as'well as an  unusually fine assortment of mechanics' tools and builders' hardware and  supplies. Few retail stores are more  heavily stocked, and Mr. Owen's goods  are chosen with care and discrimination, indicating an ability to judge  quality that can be acquired only by  long years of experience and close application to one's business.  Mr. Owen has followed the vocation  of hardware merchant for the past  ten years and is possessed of an excellent knowledge of the business.  For many years he has studied hard--  ware in all of its numerous phases  and is therefore well equipped to conduct a business of the proportions  now attained by that of which he is  the owner and manager.  Mr. Owen is a native Canadian, and  has been a resident of Vancouver for  the past fourteen years. He is and  has been for several years a worthy  citizen of public spirit and enterprise  and has always figured prominently  in affairs and movements affecting  the best interests of the community  at large. Mr. Owen has officiated as  president of the Conservative Association in his own constituency, a position which he most creditably filled.  In civic affairs Mr. Owen is also  widely known as a public man, being  a member of the Park Commission.  He is an ardent exponent of the City  Beautiful and in this respect has  given freely to the public much valuable time and attention.  Men of this stamp, men who are  keenly interested in public affairs and  striving to do the duties of citizenship  pre very desirable. Their presence  in any community is an asset and Mt.  Pleasant is fortunate in numbering  among her public men a gentleman of  Mr. Owen's stamp. He is a man who  accepts the right view of important  questions and issues and it is a genuine pleasure for the Call to pass fa-  B. C. CAFE.  A Wholesome, Well Kept Restaurant.  An excellent place in which to dine  morning, noon or night is the B. C.  Cafe, of which Mr. E. W. Busby is the  capable and efficient proprietor. The  B. C. Cafe is located at 2611 Main  street, between Tenth and Eleventh  avenues, and here one may obtain one  of the best 25-cent meals to be had in  the city, or a meal ticket good for 21  meals for $4.50.  The  culinary  department is  under  the personal direction of Mr. Busbyr  who is an expert and thoroughly experienced chef, Iiaving followed the.  business for a number of years. Mr:  Busby also exercises a general supervision over -the' entire establishment,  and under the very able management  of Mr. Busby the B. C. Cafe has, during the nine months of its operation,  become one of Mt. Pleasant's most  popular institutions, particularly at  noon, during the luncheon hour, when  busy men and women want something  good to eat, want it served quickly  and at a modest price.  (Continued on Page 5)      ,  Heating Stoves & Ranges l|  That cold snap will soon be here.   Are you prepared ; T  for it?   If not why not?   The following  are a few of our lines:  Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 1 $2.75  Sheet Irons, air tight, for wood only, No. 2 ... $4.00  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 9 .....   $8.50  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 11   $10.00  Heaters for coal or wood, No. 13 ���������..-.      .. .$11.50  ...RANGES...  Special Idea No. 9, with or without legs...... $45.00  Special Idea No. 8, with or without legs....... $45.00  44  ������������������*  .1  We also have a few lines of the MOFFAT RANGE. I  The small size for a small family for the small price  of $35.00, and a six-hole No. 9 for $50.00, connected. J  Don't forget our Mailable Range, $70.00, connected.  1714-1716 Park Drive       Phone: Seymour 8691j  BRANCH STORE   COLLINGWOOD EAST  I BIG SPECIAL SALE                          |  V Millinery, Dry Goods, Fancy Work, Hand Painting, Children's Wear, etc.   j>  | SALE STARTS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13th  X, Wanted���������Apprentices in Hand Painting.  | 15th AVE. & WESTMINSTER RD.                             MISS HICKS, Prop,  t  Aififi + ������������������������������ *9*4*9*9*4*4*4*4* ������������������������'���������������������������������>������������������������#��������������� 9"'9-*4"** 9 *9 **���������*���������* **** ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������'��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������'������������������������ .���������*+4<**>** .* .*. 9 * 9 .**** ���������" ���������' ���������" ������"��������� v***,*********'* ���������������������������'i'f^^^������"I'-������������>-K'i������'>'*-<''������"&i������':'i������������i������i������-^-������'������*"l'*i4'  _- .���������,,  4  ������  44  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  13500 Horse Power  This is one of the  of The  Installed at Stave Lake Falls.  Stave Lake Power will be available for Lighting and Industrial purposes in Vancouver and Vicinity in the near future.   See us for particulars and rates  A  Offices: Carter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Sevmour4770  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  P. O. Drawer 1418  VANCOUVER, B. C  ������ + .������. *.*}/. *.. if>.������iy.������.|g|.������.|gl-������ iti.9 ***9' *m * ** * *<������*+���������*+**���������***���������* *'** ** ������"������������������������  i������...%.������ *������  *&**%***+*&������������������*.-j...������.$.������.������.hjho^xh^*^*^*^*^>��������� ��������� ���������'��������������� ��������� *'.9 .9-*.*+���������**4o-#.9.*.*+*+*%>.%.������if.-***-*���������������������������*-.9.9.4********** v. ,'",-r"-M������  0***i.������-*^<--WT'V������������������  THE WESTERN CALL.  '-,,' *S'i  r > -n  4 ������\3  #  j Letter Writing Time |  5: We have just received a splendid stock of Pads, Papetries and Envelopes.   ^  5:   The quality is unexcelled and our prices cannot be beaten. 3  Sjj Pads 1 Oc to 40c, Envelopes to match ^  ^ Papetries 25c and 35c 3|  ^   Note--PHVSlCIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS OUR FIRST CONSIDERATION   ^  Cor. Broadway 1  AND ^5  Scott Street I  I FISHER'S  NIGHT     BELL  **    Phone Fairmont   **  ^  STORE 2-0-4  i r> r u a  ez  B. C. Cafe  Meals  -   25c  Meal Ticket $4.50  The executive of the Y. P. S. C. E.  of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church  wish to heartily thank all those who  aided in the supper and concert on  Monday night of last week, especially  to the ladies who so kindly rendered  their assistance during tbe preparation of the entertainment, to those  who contributed table supply, to the  artistes, and to the congregation for  their support in attending the same.  The net proceeds amount to $165.75,  which will aid materially in the society's aim of $1,200 in behalf of. home  missions.  ������ <<******'l^rt'***W*****ml**^ ������l|4iji.|ii}..|l.;i,y4i|ntii|ii;i.|ii;,i|n|ii|1.|.i|l.;.l|n|.,|M|l4..t,.;.  Short Orders a Specialty.  The most Up-to-date'place to eat on the Hill.  All home cooking.   White help.   Quick service.  2611 MAIN STREET0 E. W. BUSBY. Prop.  john McAllister.  A Leading Mount Pleasant Merchant.  In the business of hoots, shoes and gent's furnishings there are few stores anywhere that are  superior to the excellent establishment owned and  managed by Mr. John McAllister at 2-405 Main  Street, Mount Pleasant. This store carries a large  and Avidely varied stock of boots and shoes for  men. women and children as well as a full line  of correct furnishings and attire for gentlemen.  Mr. McAllister has conducted his present business for nearly four years. Prior to opening his  'Mount Pleasant store Mr. McAllister followed the  same line of business for a number of years. He  is a man exceedingly well versed in his chosen  calling and is considered an expert buyer nnd  judge of merchandise. His stock gives evidence  of this for it is selected with care and discrimination and bears the unmistakable mark of superior quality throughout. The store is large,  roomy and nicely lighted and upon entering one  is convinced that here one may readily obtain  comfortable and stylish footwear and nobby furnishings direct from the fashion centres of the  world.  Though the name is Scotch, Mr. McAllister was  born in, Canada.   He is an alert, progressive man  o modern business methods and'ideas and a gentleman' to whom the Call is pleased to extend a -  favorable word.  MONROE & BAND.  Mount Pleasant Financial Men and Brokers.  Specialists in Mount Pleasant and South Vancouver property, the firm of Messrs. Monroe A  Band to-day occupies a position of unique distinction in the affairs of this ever-growing community. Messrs. Monroe & Band handle real estate of all kinds, ir eluding residential and business lots and acreage. They are also expert building estimators and valuators and in the latter department have rendered an excellent service to  the community. Loans are issued at favorable  rates and a general insurance business is conducted upon modern lines.  The present business was established about  three years ago by Mr. J. W. Monroe. In February last Mr.TW. C. Band entered the concern.  The firm occupies very fine offices in the Mason  block, 2607 Main Street, on the corner of Tenth  Avenue. Messrs. Monroe & Band are alert  hustlers and favorable mention is accorded them  in these columns without hesitation.  I ii  4 4  4 4  4  4  4  4  4  4  POINT GREY  On Friday, Nov. 2nd, we placed on the market 7" Marine View," our  new and beautiful Sub-division on the Marine Drive, Point Grey, and already  15 lots have been disposed of. We attribute this rapid sale not only to the  low prices, small cash payment and easy terms on which these lots are  being sold, but also to the fact that there is a steady demand for Marine  Drive property, because ofthe location and the large number of improvements going on in this district at the present time.  . Point Grey is rapidly coming to the front as Vancouver's most desirable residential section and we feel confident that every one' who takes  advantage of this opportunity of buying lots in "MARINE VIEW" at  present prices and terms will realize a handsome profit on his investment.  While we are more than gratified at the result of the last few days  sales, we expect to beat this record next week, and that in two or three  weeks we wDl be saying to those who hesitated: "You are too late, we  have disposed of all our lots."  Phone us today for appointment. Our automobile leaves at regular  intervals daily and our salesmen are at your command.  Remember the following points:���������  1. Every lot will be cleared and streets opened.  2. Water-mains and sewers arebeinglaid byithe Municipality.  3. "MARINE VIEW" is but five minutes walk from the Wilson  Road carline, now hearing completion,  SWAN BROS. STEAM DYE WORKS.  One of the busiest hives of Industry in Mt. Pleasant and South Vancouver is the cleaning, dyeing and  pressing works of Messrs. Swan Bros.  The office of this bustling establishment is situated at the corner of  Eighth Avenue and Main street, and  is one o the most widely patronized  concerns of its kind in the city. Tbe  works are situated on Thirteenth avenue and the'plant is equipped with the  most modern machinery.  Messrs. Swan Bros, are prepared to  do cleaning and renovating of aM  kinds; old and soiled garments are  cleaned, dyed and repaired and made  to look like new.  They render good service promptly  and at as reasonable a price as" is consistent with first-class work.  Messrs. Swan Bros, conduct a necessary enterprise along modern commercial lines and are rapidly making a  desirable name for themselves in the  community.  0 4  ���������  4.  5.  6.  Every lot will have an unobstructed view of the. Gulf of Georgia  and the surrounding mountains.  Point Grey will sbbn become a part of Greater Vancouver.  Point Grey will be Vancouver's best residential district. Put  your money where some of our leading financiers are putting  theirs.       Buy for the future.  TERMS: Cash $75 at least; Balance $10 to $!5 per month  Pretty's Timber  433 RICHARDS ST.     open evenings  , Limited  PHONE Sey. 4429  A BEAUTIFUL STORY.  A beautiful story is depicted in tha  picture, entitled "Home Again," given  this season with the Family Herald  and Weekly Star, of Montreal.    It ts  beyond doubt the best picture ever offered with that   great   paper.   'The  picture is 22 x 29 Inches, ready Cor'  framing.    The  Family  Herald    and  Weekly Star is growing faster   and  faster every year.   It is the marvel  of the newspaper world   today   and  with such a 'picture as "Home Again,"  all for one dollar a year, it is no wonder  the   circulation   grows.      Every  home in Canada should spend a dollar  I this season on this great bargain.  HYNPMAN 6. KIRKPATRICK.  'f*****.!^^*******-^'.-**''**?**"! *****Wt������***<<'*********i^^  Prominent Main Street Financial  .7'" Operators.'  Passing in review upon the achievements of men who have made arid are  now making history on the busy thoroughfare known as . Main street, special mention ; should be made of  Messrs. Hyndman & Kirkpatrick, real  estate operators and general brokers.  The firm's offiees are situated upon  the corner of Main stret and Broadway, and Messrs. Hyndman & Kirkpatrick are handsomely rated as being  cialists in Mount Pleasant and South  Vancouver property.  Mr. D. B. Hyndman has been engaged in his present business''for. a  period of five years. Two years ago he  was joined in partnership ...by Mr. R.  G. Kirkpatrick. The firm members  are reputable business men in every  sense of "the word.7 well-informed upon  ������...  realty and general brokerage details  and fully conversant with local conditions. They are affable and genial  gentlemen and are ever courteous and  obliging in their relations with the  public.  ll"|"|"|"|'4l44}l4{4l}4lj44J44|l4i4l|l^^J44}44{4444}l4}44Jll|l4|4lj4       ������J,������J������'J������������J������������5*-j4-J-*i,������}������������(  Millinery and Dressmaking  Miss Edith Mains wishes to announce  she of mnm mm unto nunm  at about half the down town prices.   We also believe we are  giving satisfaction in remodelling.   If your hat is not  satisfactory give us a trial.  Our Dressmaking Departinett Is busy and we still solicit orders.  New Block Corner 17 lit Avenue and Main Street  i  -:������:������x~!������i->.:~K^5������j.^^:-H..:..x.<������x..:. .******* v.������������m������i- * ** * * * *******  ������������������^^^^S-^^^KhExXhI"*"^*-*****"!** ***l>*********************<9  I THE HOUSE OF WALLPAPER  Phone: Fairmont 1243  CAL- O- TINT!  Of all Colors J  Guarantee! the Finest Wall Finish in British Columbia |  Large Stock of Wall Paper ������ |  Phone: Fairmont 1243    A. ROSS,    146 Broadway, East |  ���������-���������>-���������������#-���������-���������  -���������**9"9''94**"9'-*m'9"9"*~ ��������������������������� ������������������ ������������������#���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������-���������������������������������������������������������������������  ill ���������    KL L/^3/tIT I  CO.  HAS changed Ownership, and the old order has also been changed.   A first-class Hot-water  Heating  Plant  has  been  installed.     A  Night  Watchman  is  on  duty every night.  All Cars Garaged will have their allotted space, which will be kept for them.  Storage without # Washing or Cleaning $10 per month.    Ten per cent, discount if paid in  advance.   There is room for about eight more cars for Winters Garage.   Next Spring an absolutely Fire-proof Building will ba put up for the Business.  Auto Owners by applying to the manager can have their Autos insured against any or all losses at a low rate.  All Chscks and other msnigsshDuldhs made payable to C. C. Pilkey, Manager.  Phone: Fairmont 197  Westminster Rd. next to 7th  ���������9   ��������� ���������'���������   ���������'9 ���������������������������������������������>* ���������*���������~4~9-9   9 '���������' ������������������'#!���������#��������������������������������� ���������>���������  "���������"������   '������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������"������������������*���������������������������������������������������������'���������������������     t   K*^m*m^  -���������-���������-���������������������..������..���������..������������������������������������������������������������������������������.  ���������a  IrMSSfaBSaiB ; ���������.,.fr*&3  ^1  < ���������_  ' ." tl  -r%1  Ay  -Vr'H  ;;,���������  '1st  i  -   A  ���������+-:: m . ��������������� THE WESTERN CALL.  City Fire Alarms  19���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)  3���������Granville ana Beacn.  4���������C. P. R. Yarda.  5���������Granville and Davie.  6���������Granville and Robson.  ���������7���������Seymour and Hal mcKen.  8���������-North end old Cambie St. Bridge  9���������Georgia and Gar.-.bie.  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  12���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender.  15���������Homer and Pender.  16���������Hastings and Granville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Seymour and Cordova,  20���������-H. B. Co., Georgia and Granville  21���������-Cordova and Water.  22���������W. H. Malkin's. Water. Street  23���������Water and Abbott.  24���������Hastings and Abbott.  25���������Cordova and Cambie.  26���������Water and Carrall.  27���������Cordova and Columbia.  28���������Pender and Columbia.  29���������Pender and Beattie.  30���������Hastings and Hamilton.  31���������Hastings and Carrall.  32���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  33���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street.  34���������City Hall.  35���������Main and Barnard.  36���������Main and Powell.   .  37���������Main and Keefer.  39���������C. P. R. Wharf (No. 5 Shed).  42���������Smythe ancl Cambie.  43���������Smythe & Homer.  44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  46���������Homer and Helmcken.  52���������Dunsmuir and Hornby.  53���������Gianvilie   and  Nelson.  S4���������Robson and  Hornby.  61���������Davie and Hornby.,  62���������Nelson and Hornby.  63���������Georgia and Howe.  64���������Pender and Howe.  65���������Hastings and Hornby.  67���������Main and Park Lane.  68���������Dunsmuir and Beattie.  71���������Columbia and Alexander.  72���������Seymour and Drake.  73���������Seymour and Smythe.  121���������Heap's Mill. Powell Street.  122���������Hastings Mill No-.  2.  123���������Hastines Mill No. 1.   '  124���������Burns'' Abattoir.  125���������Powell and Woodland.  126���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleavy.    ..  127���������Pender and Salsbury.  138���������Hastings and Victoria Drive.  ������������������  128���������Oxford and Templeton.  129���������Pender and Jackson.  131���������Powell and Carl.  132���������Hastings and Carl.  133���������Vernon and Powell.  134���������Pender and Heatley.  135���������rowell and Hawks.     ;  136���������Hastings  and Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury and Powell.  141���������Powell   and.  Raymur,   Sugar  Refinery.   '  143���������Hastings and Vernon. .  143���������Hastings and Lakewood.  151���������Powell and Katon.  212���������Eighth and Bridge.  213���������Sixth and Heather.  214���������Lansdowne and Manitoba.  215���������'Prudential Investment Co.,  Front  and Manitoba.  216���������Sixth and Birch.  217���������Front and Scotia.  218���������Front and Ontario.  221���������Seventh and Ash.  282���������Sixth and Spruce.  224���������Sixth and Laurel.  225���������Vancouver Lumber Co.  226���������Vancouver Engineering Co.  227���������Lome 'and Columbia.  228���������Sixth and Alberta.  231���������Fifth and Yukon.  232���������Eighth aikd Manitoba.  233���������Sixth and Granville.  241���������Eighth and Gran villa.  242���������Front and Main.    ���������  243���������Second and Granville.  851���������Main and Dufferin.  253���������Seventh and Carolina.  261���������Prince Edward and Dufferltv  202   Eighth and Prince Edward.  263���������Fifth and Main.  264���������Seventh and Main.  312���������Barclay and  Denman.  313���������Pacific Coast Mills.  S4���������Broughton and Georgia.  5���������Davie and Denman.  3U���������Burnaby and Nicola.  317���������Chilco and Barclay.  318���������Chilco and Georgia.  321���������Bute and Harwood.  322���������Bute and Barclay.  323���������Nelson and Thuriow.  324���������Chilco and Comox.  325���������Burrard  and Georgia.  326���������Bute and Georgia.  327���������Bute and Robson.  328���������Barclay and Broughton.  329���������Jervis and Pendrell.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  332���������Denman and Georgia, .  333���������Burnaby and Jervis.  334���������Bidwell and Haro.  335���������Robson and Cardero.  336���������Burrard and  Comox.  337���������Jervis and Haro.  341���������Pender and Thuriow.  342���������Broughton and Harwood.  343���������Burnaby and Thuriow.  345���������Thuriow and Alberni.  412���������Third and Cedar.  413���������Third and Maple.  414���������First and Yew.  415���������First and Trafalgar.'  416���������Second and Pine..  417���������Cornwall and Yew.  418���������Tliird and Macdonald.  419���������First and Balaclava;  421���������Third and Balsam.  425���������Cornwall and Balsam.  431���������Maple and Creelman, C. P. R.  erant.  512���������Etsrhth and Clark.  513���������Graveley and Park.  514���������Fourth and Park.  515���������Graveley-. and Woodland.  516���������Charles and Clark.  517���������Williams and Woodland.  .  518���������Parker and Park.  519���������Venables and Cotton,  521-���������Venahles and Clark.  522���������Campbell and Harris.  523���������Harris  ancl   Gore.  524���������Prior   and  Gore.  525���������Prior and Jackson.  526���������Union and Hawkes.  527���������Carl and Grove.  528���������Harris and Woodland.  529���������Second and Park Drive.  531���������AViliiam and Park Drive.  532���������Bismark and Park Drive.  533���������ThiVd adn McLean.  541���������Carl and Keefer.  612���������Keefer and Victoria.  613���������Parker and Victoria.  614���������Williams and Victoria.  615���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  ���������616���������Second and Victoria.  617���������Sixth and Victoria.  618���������Lakewood  and  Barnard.  712���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock.  715���������Twelfth and Scott.  716���������Broadway  and  Burns.  717���������Twelfth and-AVoodland.  ;718���������Fourteenth and Park Drive.  818���������Sixteenth  and Sophia. -,  ���������822���������Twenty-second and Sophist.'  833���������Twentieth and Humphrey.  843���������West Rd. and Fraser.  847:���������Twenty-fourth  and Fraser.  858���������Twenty-second and Marcha.  873���������Fifteenth and Thomas.  .876���������West.  Rd.  and Thomas.  1212���������Ninth and Yukon.  1213���������Eleventh and Ontario.  1214���������Tenth and St. George.  1215���������Thirteenth and Main.        ���������������������������-.���������.  1218���������Tenth and Quebec.  1217���������Broadway and Columbia.  1218���������Eleventh and Ash.  1219���������Fifteenth and Main.  1224���������Vancouver General Hospital.  1233���������Broadway and Ash.  1251���������-Fourteenth and Manitoba..  1253���������Tenth and West. Road.  1263���������Thirteenth nnd Prince Edward.  1264���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1312���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh and Manle. "'  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1316���������Eleventh and Oak.  1317���������Broadway and Oak.  1318���������^-Eleventh and Fir.  lWSr-^Th'rteenth and Hemlock.  1321-r-Broadway and Alder.  1322���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  1323���������Tenth and Arbutus,  1324���������Fourteenth and Arbutus.  1342���������Broadway and Willow.  1412���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth and Trafalgar.  2118��������� Kamloops and ��������� Hastings.  2119���������Powell; and Clinton.  8122���������-Eaton and Clinton.  2132���������Slocan and Pandora.  2145���������Dundas and Renfrew.  3258���������Windemere and Pender.  *    J.   A.   McCROSSAN,  City Electrician.  '*****  ��������� ������  l������***************&l"l*** ***************���������**********'  The PIONEER  *  4  4  ���������  4  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;  Bapco pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Land Clearing Tools .  o  mm OF fraser  ANP FERRIS STS.  PHONE FAIR- I  MONT U7H i  ************************** *****���������&?*******************  ***************&**^  X   City Phone: Fair. 336L. P. 0. Box 35, Kerrlsdale  KeRRISDAUE  We can deliver some extra Rood homesites with as low a cash  !!   payment as $200.  33x130, one block from car, ..������������������-���������" $ 800  33 feet on Wilson Road at station       1750       b  66x130 double corner, cleared, at  station, 2 year terms, for     -      2200  F. J. Crocker & Co.  Wilson Road       -     -      -      -      Kerrisdale %  ********1>Z *****} M H HHtf **********<  9*************************  ������-K'4^*<r>^^^^*^^H������������M^4-H-  Call at  PHONE  FAIRMONT  i    510  PROPRIETORS:  cTWcGOWEN  C& SALTERj)  THE  DON  For High-class Fruit and Candy  I:   CREAM, MILK, BUTTERMILK and CREAMERY BUTTER FRESH  DAILY.        A GOOD LINE OP CIGARS, CIGARETTES,  and TOBACCO.   Agents for Woman's Bakery.  ;:   2648 MAIN STR,, 2nd Store from Corner llth Ave. -J  ', I , . ��������� '��������������������������������������������� '.':"���������    *  *******i~\K~H"tt~:^^^  *  %  A  A  *  *  A  *  t  *  *  *  The Reliable Sheet Metal Works  3127 Westminster Rd. Phone :AFairmont 868  Cornices, Jobbing  and Roofing  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.'  C. Errington  C.  Magnone  SOUTH VANCOUVER AND CEDAR  COTTAGE NEWS.  Communications respecting items  of news, meetings of societies, clubs,  etc., for this column should be forwarded not later than Tuesday morning, addressed "Western Call," P. O.  Box 10, Cedar Cottage.  The new municipal hall, on the corner of Wilson Road and Fraser avenue;  is now completed and is certainly a  most creditable addition to South  Vancouver. Spacious and well lighted offices are provided for each of  the several departments, whilst the  council chamber on the first floor is  excellently adapted for its purpose,  being both commodious and well  lighted.  At the (last meeting of the Board  of Works-the clerk to the council,  Mr. J. B. Springfield, solicited the  wishes of the Board with regard to  the formal opening of the hall. The  Board with the exception of Mr. Burgess were heartily in favor of a public house warming and-instructed the  clerk to go ahead with the arrangements for a banquet on Thursday,  Nov. 2nd. The sum of $500 was voted  for expenses and the clerk was instructed to provide a silver key for  the opening ceremony to be performed  by the Hon. Richard M cBride, the  premier.  Attorney General Mr. Bowser and  the Hon. Dr. Young, Minister of Edu-  Mrs. Betdn, a negress residing at  Cedar Cottage, asked for help in the  purchase of creature comforts.- In  this case it appeared that the council  had previously ordered an allowance  of $10 monthly, but the matter had  been overlooked except by the poor  woman. The health inspector, Mr.  Pengelly, was instructed to look into  the question and report to next meeting. AI ean while' what about the poor  woman?  /  Councillor John B. Macdonald . has  been . served, together with the reeve  and'council, with notices on behalf of  Mrs. Emma Gold, protesting against  the said councillor being allowed to.  vote at meetings of the council. "The  intention of these notices," says Mr.  Geo. H. Cowan, counsel for Mrs. Gold,  "is to render the reeve tind council  liable to be surcharged with moneys  Mrs. Gold claims to have been illegally spent, provided of course, that the  charges are proved, whilst in that  event Mr. Macdonald would also be  liable to a fine of $2500 for sitting or  voting on the council after June loth."  In answer to a further question Mr.  Cowan stated that "a councillor becomes automatically disqualified by an  illegal action directly it is committed,  but any notice of the kind to be effective must be followed by an action  in the courts." '  Mr. Macdonald announces his inten  tion of disregarding the protest as he  cation, are to be. invited to this inter-; claims he had no interest in the con-  esting event, whilst other guests will j tract mentioned. He said: "The con-  be Mr. H. H. Stevens, M.P., and the; tractors simply used the dirt off those  Han. F. Carter.' Cotton, the councils  of Vancouver, New Westminster and  district, North Vancouver an ddis-  trict, Point Grey, Burnaby and Richmond, together with tlie officials of  the South Vancouver Ratepayers' Association and the. Board of Trade.  The only difficulty arose over the  question of liquid refreshments, Councillor Burgess putting up a very strong  protest in opposition to the liquor and  especially against the introduction of  champagne. On the vote he was the  only one against the proposal. No  vegetarian suggestions were mooted,  so that it is probable that the other  items of the feast will be of the ordinary character.  lots for their fill. Those lots are mine  but were not specified in the contract  as the place from which the borrow  was to be made. The contract simply  specifies the property between two  streets." As to the claim that money  has ben illegally spent out of contingency funds for streets provided for  by by-law six, Mr. Macdonald states:  "The contingency funds were provided  for other street purposes, meaning for  purposes other than those specified in  the by-law."  The official quarters of the 'municipality are now all comfortably (established in the new hall to the great  satisfaction of all concerned. The  School Board are to be allowed the  use of a portion of the old premises  when removed and the .council propose  to utilize the other part for storage  purposes.  A bunch of horses that strayed on  to the South Vancouver portion of  the Eburne and Westminster car line  waB run into by an interurban car on  Friday last. One gray mare was killed and two other horses injured.  CHOICE  r\  Also large variety of '  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock  of   PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD  OUR BEST FLOUR  F. T, VERNON  Flour and Feed  Broadway and Westminster Road  PHONE: Fairmont 186  Prompt Delivery  V  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  J  66  59  Is the  Time  To have those photographs made  for Christmas. See our Special  Style of Mountings; and remember, we GUARANTEE SATISFACTION.  WELFORD'S STUDIO  Corner Main and Broadway  Mt. Pleasant  PHONE: Fairmont 536-L  17 4-  aAS.AS^^.A������^.A#^.Aa?.Aa?^*J~^^.S^^^a.    ��������� .S.SS'~.'.~.f.������^.J~f.J^A?.S~J^~f.A������^-������.f-J.fS.  vvvv%~������~������*vvv%~������".'vvvvvvv*������~4**������~4~.<*<p   vvvw ������*vvvvvvy!vvr������~.*vvyvvvvvv  The announcement of the present  reeve, Mr. Pound, not to seek office  again has given a fresh impetus to  rumors of candidature for this position. Mr. R. C. Hodgson, chairman  of the Board of Trade, has been approached on. the matter but as yet  has not announced any decision. Mr.  McBride of Eburne has announced his  intention to stand for reeye, whilst  it is considered highly probable that  the Ratepayers' Association may pre-,  vail upon Mr. T. A. Dietkie to again  run. Mr. Dickie made an excellent  impression upon the constituency last  election and put up a most exciting  contest against Mr. Pound.  Mr. Taylor of Cedar Cottage is a  claimant against the council for loss  incidental to a broken collar bone. He  seelts compensationsor4oss-of ..wages,  for eight weeks' compulsory rest and  medical attention.  Mr. Taylor informed the chairman  in the course of his examination that  he had fallen Into a municipal ditch  whilst endeavoring to rescue a lady  who had fallen down as they were  both emerging, from a church on WeBt:  minster Road about 9 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, Aug. |K������th. Evidence  was submitted to sho^ that no warning lights were on the ditch in question on that night. The matter was  referred to the chairman and engineer.  The police habe had reported to  them a burglary that took place last  Friday afternoon at the residence ot  Mr. J. M. Fox, corner of Victoria Road  and Wilson Road. His house door  was opened with a skeleton key and  some coin and a revolver stolen. So  far the police have no clue.  The People's Trust Co. haye donated a very handsome silver cup for  competition' in the Senior Amateur  South Vancouver Football Association  during the present season. The first  of the games in the cup series will  be played on Saturday next, Nov. 4th,  at the Wilson Park grounds at 2; 45  P-m.  The residence of Mr. John S. Qvens  on Wales Road was entirely consumed  by'fire on Friday, 27th of October.  The building, a log structure, was  completely burned down in a few  minutes and the fire department, it is  stated, allege they were unable to  render any assistance owing to the  impassable condition of the roads.  Mr. Ovens was away(.at the time and  his^_wifeahad^gone,pjut^for jajewvmin^  home. Fortunately they escaped unharmed. The damage amounts to over  $1300 and includes everything the  owner possessed���������house, furniture and  money.  The question of surveying all the  trunk roads of the municipality, especially those which had been widened,  again came up for consideration. Action in the latter cases Is especially  urgent as deeds of transfer could not  be registered for property, part of  which had been given to the municipality for road purposes until a new  survey had been made. It was recognized, however, that this would necessarily involve a large sum of money  and the engineer was accordingly requested to first report upon the cost  of the undertaking.  A meeting for the purpose of   or-  The    engineer   reported    that   heganizing    a    strong      representative  On Friday evening last a number of  friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. Alex.  Graham, 2900 Scott street; by inviting  themselves to a pleasant evening. The,  affair was arranged ln honor of Mr.  Graham, who has, recently resigned  his position as principal of the Lord  Selkirk school to accept that of municipal inspector of schools in South  Vancouver. Miss Katherine McArdle,  on behalf or Mr. Graham's former  staff and the friends who had planned  the surprise party, made-the presentation, a handsome oak desk. They expressed their regret at losing his  leadership, but rejoiced that he was  accepting work in a sphere of even  greater usefulness.  Mr, Graham, having suitably ��������� expressed his appreciation of their kindness, a musical program and " contest  followed by refreshments, occupied the  remainder of a very enjoyable evening.   ��������� ������������������' ��������� . k  thought it would not be possible to  complete the rocking of Westminster  Road before the commencement of  the wet season. The sub-grade was in  such a condition that directly rain  started the ' rock would disappear in  the mud. He therefore recommended  planking the road where necessary.  The chairman, nr." Dickinson, strongly  opposed this proposal, but it was carried and the matter of Victoria Road,  which, is in similar condition, was left  over Tto next council meeting.  movement to further the improvement  of Fraser street will be held on Friday evening, by the ratepayers .of the  respective wards and the Fraser Street  Improvement Association.  Mr. Wmi, Sholtz, of 27th avenue, was  fined $5 for keeping fowls in his basement. The health inspector prosecuted  at the police court last Saturday.  The engineer's request for a second  stenographer; was granted.  The fortnightly church social   was  held on All 'Hallows Eve at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Grant, and an  increased number of members of St.  (Continued on Page 7)  Piano Tuning  Expert Repair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  2631 2nd Avenup, Worst  > 4*9**4.********************  ...... *  >>     ���������    :.. **  I     The  best stock of ARMS, V,  ^AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, ii'  I and SPORTING GOODS can  ���������*  ,[ be found at the store of  44  I \ Chas. E. Tisdall |  ;;        618-620 Hastings St.       j  Wanted  Man of ability and experience to solicit advertising  Enquire at  Terminal City Press  2408 Westminster Rd.. near 8th  Phone: Fairmont 1140  lll'IIIM Illlll   I  ������"������ llll  PHONE1  Fairmont 1201  J.W.CLARK  Wholesale and Retail  Hay,Brain, Feed  and  COAL  I  \  ! Poultry Food a Specialty i  ? ..     *  f ���������                     ���������                         :                -          -      j  I : 547 Main Street              i  1 VANCOUVER, B.C. I  CASH Grocers  and  Provision  flerchants  e  theBESl  Al/wwys  On Hand  pur business has  grown from small  beginnings to its  present proportions  wholly on the merit  of our goods.  -^uri?eputation4s  built on honor and  prudence. We buy  the best and thus  please our many  patrons.  YOUNG������  Cash   Grocers   and  Provision Merchants'  NOTE THEfADDRESS  Cor. 26th S Main)  We Live to Serv<  Phone: Fairmont 78 ,&*i  "TITO NJiaiSaAi 3HX  .;. *  a ���������. ���������   JL v^Iv ���������. ��������� , .?.  GDI  Telephone I  rmont 514I  Always Prompt, Always Accurate     f  1 J. R. DARLING, llth Ave. & Main St. I  ************.&************     *******^lm*****************  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  A  ***********%***%*^<$9*9***   9*************************  HILLCREST P. 0. BOX 15 PHONE: Fairmont 804   *  NOVEL DECISION  MAY  REVOLUTIONIZE   MENUS  YOUNQ & YOUNG  PLUMBING and STEAMFITTING; HOT WATER  HEATING and STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL REPAIRS.  First-class work guaranteed.  *  *  *  *  I Estimates Given COR. 2!st and WESTMINSTER AVE |  ��������� # ��������� * **********************   *************** if**********  Phone Fairmont 845      Always in Mt. Pleasant  Jelly's Express  and Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phone - Fairmont 845  ��������� v Betwec  ���������wywvw  PKACTICAL HORSESHOER  Special attention given to Lame  and Interfering Horses.  Between SJxtnjml Seven.,,    PRJNCE     ED WARP     STREET  i  99 ���������#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#������#������������������������������������������������#���������������������������<*������������������������������������������������������������������������#���������������������##���������  #I������||  ......  ...'.���������*..  .  I'l"t ������'t"l '4   4.������"l"t"l      ������!���������������'������.��������� H ..������.  .  .....  ....  .".".'. .. ���������������'..:. I   in,,  The Buffalo Grocery  KEEPS IN THE LEAD OF  Vancouver's Forward Movemen t  Fresh Groceries. Fruits,  Vegetables,   Provisions,  Eggs  ������T LOWEST PRICES.  Cor. Park Drive and 14th Avenue  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.    PHOME: Fairmont I033R  ......... ...,������-.���������.,..,.. ..........................,������.......  'H^^������M^^^'M^^^^>*H^H**>M~H' 4K-^^^^������������^^������H^^~H***H^'>*H^-  There is  ���������   AND WE HAVE IT  No~one else can honestly offer  you the genuine Semi-ready  Tailoring- for the makers give  us   the  exclusive  sale  here.  Sefrii=Ready Tailoring  |   THOMAS & McBAIN         .���������,..-- -~   2  %." y >      .  _;    '      -  519 GRANVILLE ST. %  Peas, Gourds, Potatoes and Peanuts  Take Place With Cantaloupe as  Breakfast Fruits as Result of Ruling that Cucumber Is.a Fruit���������Epi-  ciires and Chefs Wonder How New  Menus May be Arranged���������Police  Open Unique School for Study of  Queer Faces���������Beggars Have Larger  Incomes than  Laborers.  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Montreal, Oct. 4.���������As a result of a  novel decision just rendered here by  one of the city's magistrates, epicures  and chefs have been throAvn into a  panic, while" the keepers of hotels and  restaurants are confronted with the  possibility of having to rearrange their  menus and bills of fare along lines  which according to present methods  would be simply idotic. ..The decision  to cause all this excitement is to the  effect that the cucumber is a fruit  within the meaning of the law. In  reaching this opinion the learned  judge apparently disregarded the well-  known Mr. Webster of dictionary  fame, who notes that the succulent  promoter of indigestion has been cultivated as a vegetable "since the days  of Moses." A city magistrate, however, reasons from the analogy of the  watermelon and others of its class  thato anything growing on a0 vine is  a fruit. His decision, therefore, elevates the pumpkin, squash, tomato,  egg plant and even the lowly gourd  from the vegetable to the fruit class.  The question came up in the interpretation of the law requiring sellers  of fruits and various other articles to  have a license from the city. If the  decision is to be generally accepted it  will involve a rearrangement of hotel  menus so that pumpkins and egg  plants may be placed along with can-  teloupe among the pre-breakfast delicacies on the bill of fare. It is pointed out that some other judge is likely  to be called upon to wrestle with the  problem of whether peanuts and potatoes are fruits since these also  grow on vines, though not above the  surface.  LIGHTNING RODS AND LIGHTNING  The subject of lightning and lightning protection has received comparatively less attention in Canada than  in any of the higher civilized nations.  Its seriousness has never been disputed, but the people generally look  upon it as unpreventable, and have  been content to "take chances" on  its ever doing them any personal  harm. In many parts of the United  States and European countries the  matter has been studied extensively  and insurance companies are giving  materially better rates in cases whore  the buildings insured have ample  lightning protection. One company  in the United States has been organized to insure rodded buildings exclusively, and with a sum total of  ������9,000,00 in risks has not had to meet  any claims in cases of buildings being  destroyed by fire. In Canada, on the  contrary, there is not an insurance  company recognizing the value of  lightning rods on a building, and indeed some claim to be not convinced  that, lightning rods are in any sense  beneficial.  Prevention   Not   Understood.  The skepticism is no doubt due in  a large measure to the fact that many  buildings equipped with rods have^met  with disaster, and that the principle  of lightning rods do not claim that  a rod on a building, although properly installed���������as many of them are not  ���������insures that building forever against  lightning. They say, however, that  the rods do prevent destruction to a  "struck building,".' in over ninety-five  per cent, of the cases where the  building has been properly rodded.  And they turn and ask you if you j  would not rather have ninety-five per  cent, prevention than no prevention  at all.  r������'**,s^wi^w^fr������<^W'H^W^j^1iW!,<������H4^  Q. E. McBride  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware  Agents  for  Gurney-Oxford Ranges  "Chancellor," "Quick Meal"  and '' Golden Nugget''  STOVES, the most modern  Sherwin - Williams Paint  | This Company has both Single and Double Wagons  | for  Prompt Delivery���������made  necessary by the  rapid  * extension of their business. ,  I Cor. Main Str. and I6th Ave.  Hens That Eat Their Eggs.  Do your hens eat their eggs? If  tKey have formed the habit no time  should be lost in effecting a remedy.  The hen that fights and the hen that  digs up the flowers in the garden may  be excusable, but it takes a good-  A School of Observation. ��������� -natured farmer's wife to forgive a hen  The system of identifying criminals j for robbing her of the eggs she feels  by finger prints had a striking and are due her in return for the time and  unusual demonstration of its value care that she spends upon them. Various methods are recommended for  breaking the hen of the egg-eating  habit, but expert opinion is pretty  well agreed that to feed a hen enough  eggshells until'she becomes sick of  the sight of them is as effective a cure  as can be prescribed. As the habit is  formed, undoubtedly, from hens being  fed eggshells, many have avoided letting them have any, and in consequence eggshells have remained a  rare delicacy to them. The wiser  plan seems to be the one mentioned.  Care should be taken to see that  there is always plenty of lime and  gravel available.  unusual demonstration of its value  here this week. R short time ago a  loft in the wholesale district was  broken into and $8000 worth of loot  was carried away. In looking-over  the ground the next day the central  oflice detectives found some finger  prints vin the dust which covered an  empty and unused showcase in the  rear of the establishment. Evidently:  the burglar had put his hand against  it while groping about the place. This  was the only clue that could be  found. The show case was taken to  police headquarters, the finger prints  were photographed, and experts of  the department began comparing it  with all the other records in their  possession. At length an identical  set of prints was found. They had  been taken from a man arrested for  burglary oyer three years ago. Detectives were set on the man's trail,  he was arrested and this week the  grand jury indicted him on the mute  evidence afforded by the careless  placing of his hand on the dusty show  case. . So important is the Bertillion  system of identification considered  that a school has just been started at  police headquarters here in0 which  detectiyes are being jnsti^cted^not  only-in the art of identifying finger  prints, but also in the observation of  distinguishing marks about the nose,  ears and other physiagnomical- details regarded as of scientific value in  -identifying 'criminals. This: school is  under the direction of Captain Faurot  who" has just returned from studying  the system as it is used in Paris. The  students are all the detectives of the  central oflice force.  Wealthy Beggars.  That the income of a really first-  class beggar exceeds that of most  skilled labol-ers, ranging from five to  eight dollars a vay, is the testimony  of Montreal's cleverest feminine, mendicant who according to her own  showing has been extracting more  than $3000 a year from the pockets of  passers-by. All that is needed is a  location on a prominent street and  the proper employment of professional wiles. Any sort of physical affliction likely to arouse sympathy, is the  chief7 requisite and if nature or accident has neglected to furnish the  malformation there are plenty of ex^  perts who can counterfeit such afflictions for business purposes, during  working hours. As there are several  persons in Montreal who make begging  their regular profession, to say nothing of the many more thousands who  indulge in it occasionally, it is estimated that the toll which they extort  every year runs well into the millions.  PHONE: Fairmont 820L  Branch Store:  I Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues  I Phone: Fairmont 1I67L  4[^4*^*^t4>*<I������^������2������'2������������1���������"S>4K2>4������St^14������i������i"it4i4 4,4>4^���������^������������������^*<���������4������^���������>���������^���������������������������^^il4^M^,^,���������,tMM>43M^'  ^���������l|^^H|MJ^^^^^^^,i^���������,���������HS,<S*<SKi,lS,<J,'Jv���������,,4*,3>1J,^���������,4,    ������B^iHJ>$������<$H������4������i<t������fH^3)$(������HjK|^i������i4|4i|i4|4lJi><|i1JM>  ?���������������������������        ���������     .. .   ������      I  ing and Gasfitting  Careful Attention Given to all Work   :\  JOBBING A SPECIALTY.  ,       S. S. Montgomery      t  |    3129 Westminster Rd.,     Phone: Fairmont 782    |  4^1lSn|MJ^M|H|HgM5nSH|M|ntH}������ljH|:4Hj������3Mjnj������|tKjHjnjl     **9*%9************9*99****  SHEAR  NONSENCE.  A smal tailor in the Twin Cities has  a head for advertising. In front of his  store stands an oil' barrel with the  head knocked in. The barrel is bright  green, and on it in red letters is painted : "Stand in my barrel while I press  your suit for 50c."���������San Francisco Argonaut. ���������  yC;EDAR^CQXT AG E^A N a_SOJJLXH_^  VANCOUVER.  (Continued from Page 6)  Mary's congregation were present, and  needless to say, a most enjoyable evening was spent. The next social is  at Rev. and Mrs., Owen Bulkeley's  house, on Tuesday evening, November 14th.  **********************9***************^**********  I'' S  $ For good values in j  | REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  14  Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS f  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road %  %  ^h*************************   *********4<-********9******  The Rt. Rev.  the Lord  Bishop    of  New Westminster, will administer thej  rite, of confirmation    at    St.  Mary's  church on Wednesday, November 29th, I  at 5 o'clock.   At 8 o'clock the bishop j  will open the new Parish hall, when a J  sacred concert will be given by ladies j  ancl gentlemen connected with Messrs.!  D. Spencer, Ltd.    The charge for ad-j  mittarice will be twenty-five cents and!  theie will be a few reserved seats at  fifty cents each.   Tickets may be ob- j  tained from  the vicarage, or any  la-j  dies of the Women's Auxiliary.  I     EXPERT TEACHER  of  Violin,  Mandolin,   Guitar,   Banjo,   Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private Lessons   -   $7.00  No Glass Lessons  Musicians supplies of  every description.  COWANS UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  2315 Westminster Avenue near 7th  Members of the congregation are  being invited to subscribe for one or  more of the 250 chairs required for  the Parish hall, which are being sup-j  plied at a. cost of 50 cents each.,. At  present one-tenth of the number required has been subscribed.  .������������������<������^������^>.������K3).������.'Jl.������.<J>.������H������l������^}t<������jMHfc.������.lJ������*.������J4.������MJ4.������Hj ���������lj>-������.<Jf������^Jl.������^;>.������H5>.������^J,.������^l.������������J,...<|l<.,������)<M|^������.,J^#-^  I Just Received a j  | Fine Shipment of MEN'S PANTS |  I Values from $1.75 to $3 50 f  j, Boys' Knickers and  Bloomers,  sizes 22 to 33   ���������?  NOTICE   TO   CREDITORS.  ARTHUR TRITH  *  *  i  * 150 Broadway East Three Doors West of Main Street    ���������  * Open evenings till eight o'clock     .."' t  Pilgrim���������If 1 come in wiil tbet dorg  bite me?  Mrs. Hawkins���������We ain't no ways  sure, mister. But the feller that let  us'take him on trial said he'd chaw  up a tramp in less'n two minutes, but  land sakes, we ain't-goin' to believe it  till we see it done.���������Chicago Daily  News.  TAKE .NOTICE  that  Frederick  Wills. \ **************************   **************���������&&&-*���������:���������****  Painted,  4 41   Hastings;  Street East. -Vaij-1 "* , .  couver, B.C., on tlie'lftth day of Octobdr!  assigned   all   his   estate   of  R.   I>.   Mait-1  land.   Clerk.   .115   Winch- Building.   Van-;  couver,   B. C.   for   the   benefit     of    his:  creditors. I  A meeting: of creditors will be held at;  415 Winch Buihlinc Vancouver. B. C. i  on the 7th day of November, 11*11, at 5 1  o'clock in   the  afternoon. "I  Creditors are refjue'Hed to send in j  their claims duly verified to,: the A^sig-|  nee. 415 .Winch Building. Vancouver, on i  or before the 1st day of December. 1911.J  and tlie Assignee will then proceed to;  distribute the estate, having regard only i  to "claims  filed. j  Dated  this   24th  day  of October.   1911.!  Willoughby's  Cash  Grocery j  Cor. llth Ave. and St. Catherines St. Phone Fairmont 1321 |  ���������       , V  FRESH GROCERIES, BUTTER, EGGS. FLOUR, A'EGETABLES,   f  and FRUITS. *  TOBACCO,  CIGARS and  CIGARETTES.  BURNS & WALKER,     j  Solicitors   for the Assignee, i  240S Westminster Ii^dd.  ������    Courteous   Treatment,   Good   Service,   Prompt,, Delivery    and   ������  * Reasonable Prices. *  '' 7.    ..-..''.-'    ��������� ���������  ;J .-.->���������'  '    (>  +k  *  ri   *y  40  *  *         I   ,  *  L       '\*     .    '  *w*  M���������  * "  " - ,V "  -   J   '.  ��������� ���������  ��������� p  Lf*'" *  ������>  , %-,y  *.*  *  !  kj\  A-        n '.^l  ' .'' ji  ��������� ^ y  ," '"-:|  J   i       I  '' '7^| THE WESTERN CALL.  **********���������'.'���������'������������������  t     *  *  t  t  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  **************************  A  ANYONE BUT A  NUMSKULL KNOWS  When an article is guaranteed by a responsible firm  that the goods have to  "make good." .We give  our personal guarantee that  fOwev.  f The Joy Malleable Range Gives Satisfaction f  * . *  * Because %  * 1. We have guaranteed them for the past four years and. ���������:���������  a               they stand the test.    -'��������� .....   ' ������  * 2. Those who bought them say so. *  * 3. They are built on most modern principles.       \ *  a 4. They are built of best grade material. *  ������ 5. They are made in Canada. *  * HEATERS TOO���������Yes we have a most complete line, and it will pay '.%  * you to see us before buying.    Heaters from $2.50 up ���������>  a Airtight Heaters    Open Grate Heaters    Goal and Wood Heaters    Goal Oil Heaters *  I The Abercrombie Hardware Co,, Ltd. %  % Phone i Seymour 3025       781 Granville St.  j     FOR SALE  Coquitlam and Point Grey Property Direct from  Owner.  Point Grey  Lots 5 and 6 of 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  ::  Phone:   Fairmont 373 2211 Bridge St. ::  *  ,<..fr.M������X'*'X"X~X'*x^X"X":"X"fr'������ <^4~i^������������^.4i.4'4������������������>->������������w^"t"5''t''t"t"i''t'  CHOICE  Groceries, Hay and Feed  Try our special 40c Tea, 3 lbs. for #1.00; or call    *.  and get a Free Sample.  CEDAR COTTAGE AND  SOUTH VANCOUVER  Last Thursday the new, municipal  hall became transformer from a centre  of municipal activity to one of music,  feast and congratulation. About 125  guests selected by an unknown process sat down to an entertainment  costing, the municipality $500, or ?4  per visitor. The distinguished visitors were: Mayor Taylor, Reeve  Weart of Burnaby, Dr. Elliott S. Rowe,  Reeve Pound, Alderman Enright and  R. C. Hodgson of the South Vancouver  Board . of Trade. Premier McBride,  Attorney-General Mr. Bowser and ; Mr.  II. II. Stevens, M.P., did not attend,  nor was any excuse tendered for. their  absence. Rev. Merton Smith presided,  a survivor of one of the "Indignant  Sixty" against the government, and  South Vancouver annexation last  spring. Included amongst the guests  were all the clerical staff members of  the fire brigade ancl police, and also  Mr. McBride of Eburne, candidate for  reeve, aIany congratulatory speeches  were made by the mayor of Vancouver, Mayor McNeish of North Vancouver Reeve McNaught of North Vancouver and Reeve Bowser of Point  Grey. Reeve Pound, in proposing the  toast of South Vancouver municipality, was not modest in describing the  merits of his own district nor the council ot whom many virtues were to be  ascribed. The new hall now houses  27 employees, where in 1907 one man  sufficed. (Perhaps the reeve may pardon the correction that in 1907 there  were three men employed and had to  work overtime, too). Numerous other  toasts followed, and not till after midnight did the fear of the last car stem  the eloquent exaggeration of South  Vancouver's merits and force the visitors to the realization of a B. C. E.  Ry. control of their social events by  its limited services.  The conference between the council  and the presidents and members of  the Ratepayers' Associations arranged  for Monday last at the Municipal Hall  did not take place. Reeve Pound,  Messrs. T. Dickie, R. C. Hodgson, J. C.  McArthur, Stuart Campbell and one  or two others attended, and as the  meeting was too small, it was decided  to adjourn till next Monday.  The resignation of Mr. J. B. Macdonald as councillor for Ward HI. has  occasioned considerable interest and  excitement in that ward, as no one  had the least inkling of the event.  Pretty general regret is expressed at  Mr. Macdonald's retirement, as it is  well recognized that the ex-councillor  displayed an active and business-like  attention to the ward's requirements.  Two candidates have announced  their intention of running for the vacancy, viz., Mr. G. H. Batcheler and  Mr. Martin of the People's Trust Co.  val street and Knight road. Present  conditions are a disgiace, and any  active supervision on the part of the  B. C. E. Ry. would have known this  long since.  The residents of Westminster road  have reason for hoping their road may  be rocked more rapidly than they anticipated. At any rate it is progressing more quietly than before, owing  to the rock crushing plant recently set  There will be  (D. V.)  Evangelistic  services   at   the   Holiness   Movement  Gospel Hall,  3310 .Alain street, at 11  a.m. and  7:30  p.m.  on  the  Sabbath.  ...       . .  .j.-���������   ���������    . ��������� ,        '.Every person welcome.  up in the vicinity, and the supply of      ���������       TT ,     . .    ....          ..-..   .   .     ,                        .     !    Rev. Henry Jarvis, pastor.  "Lessons   from. Great   Lives"    was  the subject taken by Miss G. Tyler and  Cor. Fraser an4 Rosenborg  y^.I^i^.X^X^^'X^X-^'X^X^X-X^ *^-************************  ���������..'.    -     Not Osteopathy A  Not Medicine  Not Surgery  jOR -SEIKAL^AajJlt^MENX^  Tbe surest, best and most  curate method of removing $  tbe^cause-of-sickness.=^  I  Your health depend* upon your nerves being fuee from pressure.  Spinal Adjustments remove pressure from nerves.  If you are sick or suffering in any way and have tried everything  else, do not despair, try Chiropractic and get well, y  ERNEST SHAW, DC. (Doctor of Chiropractic)  Hours:   10 a. m to 12 noon at Rm. 309, Bower Blk., 543 GRANVILLE  2 to 5:30 p.m. at 250-22nd AVE., E.) Half blook east of Main)   x  Call for Free Booklet my 3 Con������ultation and Examination Free    4$.  rock is expected to be more regular  than whilst in the hands of contractors. A: proposal was adopted that  the comptroller be instructed to approve of all proposed expenditure provided the same be covered by bylaw.  As without this ordinary commercial  policy being adopted, it is difficult to  see why the comptroller's' pffice at  $200 a month should exist. It may be  appropriate perhaps to say "comment  is needless."  The municipal stables are to be  placed on the western side of the municipal grounds on a 75-foot strip running from 43rd to 45fh avenue.  The council passed two resolutions  relating to the improvement of Ifraser  avenue, one to the effect that a committee be appointed to wait on the  B. C. E. R. along with the Fraser  Street Improvement Association in regard to double tracking, and the other  instructing the clerk to write to the  company and ask them to double track  the thoroughfare from 25th avenue to  the Eburne-Westminster interurban  line.  The Contra! Park Citizens' Band  are making every effort to attain success both musically and financially.  In aid of the funds the services of the  Dramatic Society of the A. Y. P. A.,  Cedar Cottage, were requisitioned on  Wednesday last at the Agricultural  Hall. The society gave another excellent performance of "Caste," much enjoyed by an appreciative audience. The  proceeds are to be shared between the  band and the dramatic society.  K. German, employed by a Central  Park store, came very near to losing  his life last week. Driving a delivery  rig on Wednesday when crossing the  Joyce road, he failed to notice the near  approach of a Westminster car, which  struck the rig, smashing it and fortunately throwing both driver and  horses clear off the track. German  was picked up insensible and grave  fears were entertained as to his re  covery, but he is now reported out of  danger. The rig was badly smashed,  but the horses escaped any serious  injury." -.-','. '7..  The South Hill and River View  football clubs held a very successful  and enjoyable, social evening and concert at Staple's Hall last Monday  evening. Mr. R.S. Lewington;,; president of the Municipal Football League,  was in the chair.  At the last meeting of the  South  Vancouver Board of Trade in the  Municipal Hall, Mr. J. C. McArthur,  J.P., proposed that steps be taken to  LOUGHEED & CO.  Home Specialists.  2342 Main Street  PHONE:   FAIRMONT, 497  548 Main Street  PHONE :   SEYMOUR 1304  READ LOUGHEED & CO'S LIST.  The election will take place on Sat,   .^ . ���������,-,,. ,_ ^   ^  . .......    .,.,.    .    t    ���������   .   4.K    obtain a rural delivery, but after some  urday  next,  the  llth inst., and  the,.       .   ..     . , v     ,:     ,.  discussion he agreed to alter his proposal and change it to a city mail delivery. This was agreed to and it was  decided to take up the mater with Mr.  H. H. Stevens, M.P.  Residents in Central Park are rejoicing over the return of their post  oflice, thanks to the efforts of Mr. J.  D. Taylor, M.P., in their behalf. Mr.  Chas. F. Chaffey has been appointed  postmaster in the new building.  ^In^answer^to^many^deputations^ of  friends, Mr. J. B. .Toderick   has   an-  polling place  is  the Municipal Hall,  between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7  p.m.' ������������������ . ���������; "'  It wiil be remembered that Mrs.  Emma Gold has recently instituted  proceedings against Mr. Macdonald  and the council, and these are alleged  to have been the cause of the vacancy  arising. One of the motions at the  last council meeting was to the effect  that sidewalks be laid on the streets  Miss W. Langley at the regular weekly meeting of the Y. P. S. C. E. of Mt.  Pleasant, Presbyterian Church last  Monday evening. Both young ladies  handled the subject remarkably well.  Rev. J. C. Switzer, pastor of Wesley Church, will preach in the Mt.  Pleasant Methodist Church next Sunday, November 12th, at 11:00 a.m.  Rev. Lashley Hall takes the service at  Robson Memorial Church that morning in accordance with the periodical  exchange of pulpits among the Methodist ministers of the city.  L. O. L.  The annual concert and box social  of L. O. L. 1842 was held in K. of-P.  Hall, Mt. Pleasant, on November 2nd.  There was a good turnout of the members and visiting brethren. The ladies  especially were present, and there was  a good showing of pretty boxes. Bro.  Thos. Duke Past, grand master of B.  C, ably acted as chairman and auctioneer. The musical part of the program was well conducted, having been  well looked after by Bro. C. Roach.  The U. M. Bro. H. Birmingham was  very pleased to welcome all the visitors and expresses himself as well  pleased with the proceeds of the  boxes, which amounted to over seventy dollars,, the bidding being keen and  high.  Mr. Jas. Woods:���������  Dear Sir and Brother,���������We, the  members of Grandview Flute Band,  take this opportunity of expressing  our regret at your departure from  amongst us. By the deep interest you  have taken in the band since its inception* and in bringing it to its present advanced stage by your wonderful patience and perseverance in the  face of difficulties you have won the  esteem and gratitude of all its members. And we beg you will accept this  locket and fob as a small token of our  appreciation.  Signed on behalf of the band,  A. J. HORNER, Pres.  r J. G. WHEELER, Treas.  *********      ������������������l-������-t-������*.HHH^.HH}.������.t.������.}.������.i.t4t.������4t'������������  Range Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. 4  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it.  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it.   Will  you not come and see it?,. We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five! minutes .that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  in the Gold subdivision according to  resolutions which the council had previously voted.  It seems somewhat unfortunate that  these previous resolutions were allowed to lapse until threatened legal proceedings appeared on the scene. Probably this soft answer may yet turn  away wrath, but it certainly would  have been policy to have invited Mr.  Edward Gold to that banquet. All the  other recognized kickers against the  council were there.  *******$*$*****  \J]XV   Vf piniOn   Oil   >Me v     no extension of the Victoria Road  car line is possible this year according  to a letter from Mr. R. H. Sperling of  the B. C. E. Ry. at the last council  meeting. According to Mr. Sperling,  the line already constructed is not on  a paying basis. And neither is it on  a business basis, for although supposed to be a 10-minute service, that is  only a supposition and may vary from  15 to 20 minutes. Frequently when a  car just ahead might accept transfer  passengers at Knight road for Victoria  road destinations, they refuse.to wait.  More outdoor supervision of this line  is needed, and until that is arranged  matters may continue in their present  unsatisfactory condition. For instance,  why does the present double track terminate midway between Knight road  and Percival street. At this point passengers are required to choose between alighting in a sea of mud or  remaining in the car for an indefinite  period. As the B.'C. E. Ry. do not  appear to liave originally conceived  the. idea that the comfort of passen-  * I gers would hare been ��������� consulted had  <ji j their double track continued to the  *������ I city limits at Knight road, may we  ^ i now  suggest  they  should arrange to  1 .    ��������� ���������       ���������        4*} !  * | instai a  decent crossing where their  5.^^4^������*!������^^������*������*������******������^^?icara nOW stop' midwa>- between. Perci-! pie's Trust Company kicked off.  1  w.  2337 Main Street  R. OWEN  Phone Fairmont 447  nounced his willingness to stand again  as councillor for Ward I. It is stated  that Mr. Spencer Robinson, the late  assessor, intends to run against him.  The Presbyterians of the Central  Park Church are expressing much dissatisfaction with the proposal of the  presbytery to move their church with  the view of having one in the west  and one in the east portion of the  district. A petition is being circulated, asking that the church be allowed  to remain where it is.  Mr. F. J. Rolston has been appointed postmaster of the South Hill post-  office. The local, business has now  grown to such an extent that this office is now one of the most important  outside the city, and Mr. Rolston has  been granted the services of two  assistants, whilst he can foresee that  in the near future a third assistant  will be required.  A close and exciting game was played in the South Vancouver Football  A-  Association League pn Saturday at  East Collingwood between the Simon  Fraser club and the Hustlers' Athletic. The game resulted in a win for  the Simon Fraser club by a score of  2 to 1, Chapel for the losing side scoring one L goal for his opponents by  lucking the ball through his own goal.  On Monday last the Conservatives  of Ward III. met at the South Hill  school to discuss various matters of  organization in view of the fact that  before the next provincial elections  South Vancouver will become entitled  to a member on its own behalf.  In the People's Trust cup competition at Wilson Park, the River View  team defeated the South Hill eleven  by 2 to 0.   Mr. Lewington of the Peo-  8CIENCE OF CHIROPRACTIC.  Ernest Shaw, D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic), has fitted up rooms at 250  Twenty-second avenue east, and also  at 309 Bower Block, as chiropractic  adjusting rooms. ������ v  . Dr. Shaw is a graduate of the Palmer School of Chiropractic, Davenport,  Iowa, where there are over 300 students. It is claimed by authorities at  this school that all diseases are due  to pressure on nerves and that health  can be restored by adjustment of that  portion of the spine where the nerve  is under pressure.  More than 500 patients receive adjustments there daily, many of them  having been pronounced hopeless or  incurable by their home doctor.  .These patients come from all parts  of Iowa and neighboring/states and  many from Eastern Canada.      7  It is a very bad case that is consid-  ered^hopeless^atrthe^Palmer^Schoolj  and almost miraculous results are obtained with dropsy, epilepsy, tumors,  goitre, rheumatism, paraysis, consti  pation, etc.  Dr. Shaw will be pleased to explain  the Science of Chiropractice and the  method of adjustment to anyone inter  ested.  C./.T. Mills, 4150 Fraser Avenue, pon  ducts a flourishing furniture store  He carries an excellent stock, and his  prices challenge competition else  where in Vancouver. Mr. Mills haB  been located here fifteen months, and  has had eight years' experience in the  business. He is an enthusiastic  sportsman, and was born in England.  Anatomical Shoe Store  Parke Houston, Prop.  Repairs a Specialty  Harness and Shoemaking  6352 Fraser St., op. 30th Avc.  Dr. W. McBride  Physician and .Surgeon  Office and  Residence  46th Avenue  Near Fraser   ;  Brown & Matthews  Cleaners and Dyers  536 Broadway W.      Phone: Fairmont 1130 L  $1000    CASH    WILL   PURCHASE    A  line six-room residence on Seven-  teenth avenue, in the swell part of the  C: P. R. property. This home must be  sold at once, the owner is leaving the  city and will hot rent it. Think of a  fine modern home with all the latest  conveniences for ~ $5000. $1000 cash  balance 6, 12, 18, and 24 months and  $2000 mortgage for three years; full  lot 33 by 122 feet to 20-foot lane; one  block from ' Sixteenth avenue carline  when completed. Please see us at  once- 175-1  EIGHTEENTH AVENUE NEAR ON-  tario���������A new modern home of seven  rooms artistically arranged and convenient; basement, furnace, laundry  trays, large kitchen and pantry, with  outside air shaft, den off dining-room,  large bay window in parlor, hidden  stairway; three large bedrooms and  the very best; bath and toilet separate; price is $5750; $750 cash, balance arranged to suit. Make an appointment for today. This is good just"  for a few days. 85.5  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE NEAR ON-  tario. A new, modern home just completed. There are seven rooms, excellently arranged and convenient; full  basement with furnace (Hecla), laundry trays. The first floor arrangement  is most excellent and with den in the  rear of parlor. The walls are tinted  and corners are metal. The bedrooms  are large and well-lighted. Very expensive bathroom; back Jand front  stairways. We can recommend this  house; price is $5750; $1250 cash, bal-  .. ance over two years of time.     163-4  16TH AVENUE NEAR MAIN���������A Swell  5-room, 2-story cottage, fully modern,  with furnace and laundry trays. Re  member it is 16th Avenue, near 3  carlines. Price $3350; $600 cash,  balance arranged to suit purchaser.  Lot 30x122 to 20-foot lane. 113-2  $750 CASH makes first payment on ���������  swell 2-story 5-room house on CaA>-  lina Street, near Broadway; rooms  are large and newly decorated; furnace and trays in basement There  is gas connections. Lot is high and  is a corner. Price reduced for a few  days to $4200; $750 cash, balance arranged to suit purchaser. Let our  salesman show you this moat excellent home. 179-1  $500 CASH, and $35 per month, principal and interest (inclusive) will  purchase an excellent home on 24th  avenue, one block from Fraser avenue carline. It 1b fully modern, with  basement and furnace; lot lies high,  price Q3750; $500 cash, balance as  rent. We have two others in tbe  same block.  These will please you.  $750 MAKES CASH PAYMENT on an  exceptionally fine bungalow on Heather street, which is paved. This is  strictly modern in every way, and as  soon as the 16th avenue. carline Is  moving will- be only a -couple of  blocks from the car. Price for just  a few days, $3500; ?750 cash balance  arranged ,    109.1  19TH AVENUE���������A "fine 8-room residence in the best part of the C. P. R.  property. This home must be seen  to be appreciated. It has many advantages and conveniences you will  find in more expensive homes. Thi  price is extremely low for such a fine  home. Qnly $6300; $2000 cash, balance arranged to suit purchaser. We  would like to show you this house.  :,.: '97-3:,  MAIN  STREET SPECIAL���������$7250 for  ^ja3Iain.Streetslot near-=thecoraer^ot=  22nd avenue.   This is good buying,  and we would urge you to see us  about it.   $2000 cash, balance 6, 12.  and 18 months. 178-3  t.' k . ' ���������   ' -  WE HAVE about ten lots on Main 8t.  and if interested please call and see  our list.  $300 CASH payment will purchase ���������  modern 5-room bungalow on John  street, just south of 25th street; fireplace, basement, dining-room and  ball are panelled. This is an attractive home. $300 cash, balance $40  per month, principal and interest.  See this one. 155-3  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE LOT  near Bridge on the highest point,  practically cleared. Price is $2100  on builders' terms or $400 cash payment, balance in 6,12, 18 months 3-2  SEVENTEENTH AVENUE LOT  near Bridge; nearly cleared. The  cheapest lot we know about on 17tb  avenue.   Price $2000; one-third cash.  ; balance 6 and 12 months. A good  cut in price for all cash. 180-4  WE CAN DELIVER A FINE DOUBLE  corner near the corner of Westminster and Victoria roads at tho reduced price, for a few days of $2000.  You know this is a snap. See us  about it. Terms can be arranged.  ������ 164-1  ">1  Suits Pressed - 75c  SUITS  Gleaned&Pressed po  Lougheed  & CO,  Real Estate���������Loans.  General Agents,    Bulaview.  Eburne Heights. ;  2343 Main Street

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