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 m  ^sW^19B^B  prorate*- ���������������* ,  f-  J  r ^ ^ ������."; v ���������-  B^?sV ^��������� ������^ ���������'ji^ ^F     y  1  ' * ' ^ <.-    ' "   .<" r: <- -' -*���������   \irsw? Mis  r  ��������� -.    i'ff^  SUB8CUPTI0N || A flat   ^m  IN A0VANC8    '  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the Western People  \  ���������0  i  I  VOLUME III        H, H. Stevens, M.P., EDiTOR-in-Chief  VANCOUVER. British Columbia, JANUARY 19. 1912.  No, 87  waaaaawai  I*  I************"***'*********************** *+****!lM"l**l I****>l***>l**l******i IHIIM  *&%:  rot Mayor  GjEO. E. Williamson  Alderman for Ward Five  ' To my friends, who,"by their free will have reelected me alderman of Ward Five for 1912, I  most sincerely tender my heartfelt thanks.. It is  not without a sense of responsibility I accept the  trust, knowing by observation and experience, the  burdens that rest upon public officers in a rapidly  growing city: like ������������������"Vancouver.- No expense, labor  or inconvenience will be thought sufficient to cool  my ardor as an advocate of progressive government, large improvement and wise expenditure of  public funds in the ward and city.  Again I Bay, thank you 1  GEORGE WILLIAMSON.  ������   ;;  COMMENTS OF  THE ELECTION  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B. S.)   .  '  Our annual civic contest for places of honor,  trust and responsibility has come and gone. Vancouver has much to lie thankful for.   The chief  cause of satisfaction is this:   The Electorate ;thay:\  be depended upohMofcg������^  any important struggle is really placed before the  public.   They responded nobly and patriotically  to two or three main issues.   British loyalty, sound  musiness   methods,   and   uprightness   in   public  management, always appeal to the majority of  the Vancouver voters, and are wisely answered  to in the midst of strife.  Those who have been voted into positions of  trust should have the liberal, support, of the-whole  community so long as they walk uprightly in their  various offices.  Ward One certainly showed a fine spirit of appreciation in giving Alderman Ramsay such a  mark of their confidence. Now is the time, when  the election is over, to emphasize the manly course  pursued by Aid. Ramsay, in withdrawing from  the Mayoral contest. It takes a very great sacrifice to do what he did, after having announced  himself in the field for the chair of the Chief  Magistrate. To save the City he decided to take  the course he took, and grateful citizens should  not forget this noble act at a later date.  On the whole, a lot of good men have been  chosen for the several public offices. We heartily  congratulate Mayor-Elect Findlay on his remark-  (Continued on Page 8)  In the election of ^r. Jas. Findlay as Mayor of Vancouver, the citizens have  but given another demonstration of the general tendency of the public to that  which is honest and square. In this respect t^ie public is peculiar in that it may  be fooled for*a while but, when thoroughly roused, its verdict  is seldom wrong.  Last year Vancouver re-elected Taylor in order to give him a chance to show  if he could "make good." 'He had done nothing, but with characteristic leniency,  the public reserved its condemnation and gave him another chance. He failed,  and has been brushed aside and another placed'in his stead to take up the city's  problems. ^        -^ *���������-*** i  Mr.,Findlay enters upon his term of office under most auspicous circumstances. Vancouver, commercially, is on'the crest of the wave, and only requires  wise and careful administration of her a ffairi to reap in full the benefit. He  brings tothe office a clean record, \\ath no entanglements, backed up by a public  confidence which should spell Success to any one who found himself in such an enviable position. ��������������� ,  Among the problems pressing on Mr. Findlay and his colleagues for solution  is the protection of the city from the injury ^hich is inevitable as a result of the  breach of faith by:thei &reat Northern Riilway regarding False Creek; the forcing of the B. C. Electric to givethe city a reasonable service and businesslike  treatment; the carrying to completion of the city's part in the joint sewerage  scheme; a complete renovation of the civic outside service, replacing the American  Dagos by Anglo-Saxon citizens as much as possible; an adequate police accommodation, such as a new jail and a sijmcient staff, and numerous other reforms which  have been grossly neglected or else made the~tool of a political adventurer.  The task before the new Council is not a light one, and will call forth the best  that is in its members. To do justice to the great demands made upon them it will  be necessary to forget personal diffeicMiee^ and to lose sight of all desire for vainglory, and to unite with one object in view, vii, the advancing of the interests of  the City of Vancouver in such a Way as to give full opportunity for her to secure  the advantages which nature and time has so liberally bestowed upon her.  -       ir  ���������'*****************%*** I'M 11 **********+***4i**4 *** **<M ************************** ���������  ���������ttMah  Frank Trimble   '  Alderman for Ward Eight  For a second term the electors of Ward Eight  have thought proper to honor me with the duties  and responsibilities of their ward. This extension of confidence is most thoroughly appreciated  by the undersigned, who accepts the position with  unconcealed pleasure paralleled by a deep and  abiding purpose to prove his worth and the wisdom of the electors.  No interest of the ward of city will be overlooked and alL electors will be regarded as friends.  With hearty thanks. I am, yours,  PRANK TRIMBLE.  MAYOR JAMES FINDLAY  Mayor Findlay Appreciates Good=wiU of Electors  For the confidence and goodwill of the electors,  who, at the polls on the 11th inst., committed to  my hands the honor and responsibilities of the  City of Vancouver, I sincerely return thanks. He  that would not or could not appreciate such an  expression of trust would thereby reveal and unpardonable egotism.  The services of Mr. Croot, manager of the cam  paign, and the^leading newspapers of our city, are  hereby acknowledged, also the friendly and efficient help of the chairman and secretaries of Ward  organizations, with all friends who aided in the  contest. My constant study will be to justify the  action of the electors whose vote made me the servant of the city.  JAMES FINDLAY.  \ -  W. R. Owen  Park Commissioner  For the confidence reposed in me by the aov������*  ercign electors of Vancouver I am pleased and  thankful. This year will present many park prob*  lems���������problems the solution of which will affect  this city for good or ill in the near and remoU  future. To the solution of these problems yon  have called me. To this task I apply myself with  diligence and pleasure. I sincerely desire that  the outcome will prove that your confidence is  not misplaced.  Accept my thanks.  WM. B. OWEN.  SELLING DRINK  TOjmiLDREN  (Prof: E. Qdlura,JI.A., B. S.)  When a Druggist in Grandview, or any other  place, sells intoxicating liquor to children, he  should be put out of business, and put into penitentiary. It is time for respectable citizens to  take a grip on all 'such men ar care more for a  ,Cfew paltry dollars, than far. children* mothers  and homes. When a man knows that a woman,  a mother is a dmnkard, who neglects her children, and makes her home a hell on earth, through  that drink; and still sells to her, or to others for  her, he has no claim as a respectable business man.  And honest, decent people should pass him by  for others who carry on a legitimate business.  There is no danger of my letter on this subject  hurting innocent and upright druggists, for the  public know well the difference between crooks  and -upright men. This question is in the hands  of the public. And if I mistake not, one of two  things will happen at an early date. Either there  will be a change, or one man less will be doing  business. We shall soon see. No power on earth  cfin defy -a Vancouver community when determined injustice is perpetrated in its midst. This  is caution number-ONE. ^.   ,  Electors of Ward Eight, accept my unfeigned  gratitude for your confidence in selecting me as  one of your aldermen this year. In accepting I  promise you service to the best of my ability that  you and I alike may be satisfied. The office carries with it heavy duties and demands constant  study and care.- You expect my best; I will give  it.   Thank you!  SIDNEY MILLER.  E. S. Knowlton  Park Commissioner  Electors of this great city, I thank you most  sincerely for declaring your confidence in me at  the polls. As park commissioner I hope to do you  good and faithful service from January to December. Public parks require our best service  and judgment, especially when foundations are  being laid.   You deserve my best and shall have it.  E. S. KNOWLTON.  In this public way, through the columns of the  Western Call, I thank all such as by vote or influence helped to elect me school trustee, a position I truly appreciate, notwithstanding its arduous obligations and responsibilities.  I covet the best things for our schools and our  children.  WILLIAM CLUBB.  -V'  &������?  Tk  .-IV  "    r     -        ij fa--  ���������rf.   V<i  THE WESTERN CALL.  it************************* *********<t'***i*i.**********  I Carpenter's Tools  We have the most complete stock of Carpenter's Tools  in Grandview and we sell at OTY PRICES.        We sell to  Sive our customers satisfaction, all our tools being uncori-  itionally guaranteed.      Come and look over our stock.  Jap-a-Lac  If your chairs, tables or floors got damaged during Xmas excitement, you  cannot do better than use the above  varnish stain,       It is easy to put on, drys quickly and also  drys hard.      WATCH OUR WINDOWS.  : 17144716 Part Drive       Phone: Seymour 8691  BRANCH STOftC COLLINOWOOD E.        Phone 19  ������������������������������������������������������������tat��������� i*t������i********* *****i*****i9****t*'i*i*\*i  (Hay and]  Also large variety of  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Fresh stock of PRATT'S  POULTRY FOOD  OUR WST FLOUR  F.T.VERNON  Flour an������j Feed  Broadway tsd Wettmiaiter Road  PHONE: Fairmont J86  Prompt Puuvuny  ������   Satisfaction Guaranteed,   m  f+i+.HMiMH^H'lil'i'H'il'iii'H'  **********************.****  *  Hi  Ranges and Stoves;  General Hardware;   ,  papco Pure Paint;  Stumping Powder;  Land Clearing Tools .  : mm or mm  ' IMO FEMIS STS.  T. Fox  PBOftE FAIR- x  HOST 1I77-L t  f  HIHIll II1M M I hfr*********************************  Editor "Western Call."  Dear Sir:���������I am back after an  absence of exactly 205 days. I had an  interesting trip and iny old friends  gave me a hearty welcome after an  absence of nearly nineteen years. On  my 'way to England I met an American gentleman in Michigan, who started to talk to me about annexation. I  told him we were hardly prepared to  take them over yet, but he might rest  assured that when we did annex them  we would look after them and see  they were well taken care of. I told  another American that annexation,  whenever it came about would mean  a flag with a jack in one corner and  a maple leaf in the other, flying over  the Capitol at Washington.  I found matters greatly improved in  England, Fruitgrowers in the west especially were adopting up-to-date methods of cultivatln and were planting  the best and newest varieties of fruit  especially apples, plums and strawberries. In the villages I found old  ramshackle, unsanitary, cottages torn  down and replaced by neat, substantial dwellings with tasty flower gardens.  I spent some time in the Channel  Islands and was struck with their  amazing fertility, especially Jersey.  This Island, which is twelve miles  long by six miles wide and contains  39,580 English acres, exported in one  year, 60.505 tons of potatoes, value,  ������462,895. It was interesting to see  the original "Jersey" cows tethered  in the fields. There was a heavy crop  of tomatoes both there and in Guernsey this year and when I was there in  August the exporting was in full  swing. I saw some Bplendid little  fields of wheat and the Jersey cabbages celebrated in song:  "ere we grow the cabbages ten feet  high." ���������  - Jersey contains a population of over  52,000 which is greatly augumented in  Summer by thousands of visitors from  England and France.  By special invitation I visited my  old landlord, The Rt Hon. Earl of  Edgecombe, who was very pleasant to  me and as a mark of the -interest he  took in me presented me with his portrait, which is one of the most valued  Bouvenirs of my trip. His lordship  manifested great interest in all that  related to Canada, especially to B. C.  I visited the "Festival of Empire" at  the Crystal Palace and had a proof  there of the interest tbe British public  was taking in Canadian affairs. I  heard the opinion freely expressed  that the Canadian exhibits were by  far the best there.  While I was in England some of the  large land owners were selling their  land,In large and small parcels. The  Duke of Bedford sold nearly all his  Devonshire property by auction and  realized fairly good prices (mostly to  his tenants). The County Councils  were also expropriating considerable  'areas for small holdings. I have no  doubt this movement will eventually  work out all right as ft will act as an  incentive to the people to get back  to the land. On September 25th I contracted cellulitis and blood poison in  my right leg which necessitated two  surgical operations; one on September  30th and the other on October 5th. My  Cousin Dr. Laury made 12 incisions in  my leg and by the blessing of God on  his skillful treatment I was soon on  the way to rapid recovery. I left England on Nov. 1st and reached home  on Nov. 15th.  F. L. VOSPER.  SILVER  CUPS AS  BONSPIEL  PRIZES.  NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask.���������  Railway development on a large scale  has been scheduled for North Battle-  ford and the immediate vicinity for  the coming year. Particularly stimulating to local values is the decision  of the C. P. R. to run their new line  across the river Into North Battleford.  It is now only about seven years  since the first railway was' built  through North Battleford; but, today,  practically all homesteads in the near  vicinity of the road have been taken  up. In these seven years the town of  North Battleford has expanded from  practically nothing into a city of over  3,000, having her own municipal water  works, sewerage, electric light plant  and public buildings, all of tbe latest  and most approved type. The town's  first big bonspiel booked .to open January 15 is now engaging the attention  of leading citizens, and six handsome  trophies have already been secured as  prizes.  RECORD SHIPMENT OF  THOROUGH BR EOS.  VANCOUVER, B. C ���������Irving H.  Wheatcroft, an American, and owner  of several large stock farms near  Lexington, .Kentucky, is telling of a  record shipment which he effected  from St. Paul to Vancouver a few days  ago over the Soo Line and the Canadian acific. The shipment consisted  of 150 thoProughbred horses booked  through to Australia via Vancouver.  The special train carrying these horses cut down the usual time of freight  shipments over this route by many  hours, the time occupied being a little  less than four days. Mr. Wheatcroft's  only stipulation of Importance at the  time of shipment was that the horses  should be delivered in good condition  at tbe docks. Railway officials are now  preparing for an extraordinary Inrush  of new settlers into Canada in 1912,  one estimate setting the figure at 400,  000. Leading bankers are also issuing  forecasts of a banner year of prosperity and expansion.  GOOO PROGRESS AT  BIGGAR.  BIGGAR, Sask., Jan 2.���������Prominent  railway officials state that the new  Biggar-Calgary line now nearly completed will be the longest and most Important of all G. T. P. branch lines In  Western Canada. Something like 50  miles of this branch line are expected  to be in operation early in the year.  It is noted that. Biggar was not even  incorporated as a village until the  Spring of 1909; and the town now  takes its place as the terminus and  junction point of the new line of steel.  The fact that Biggar is the first town  In Western Canada on the G. T. P.  line between Winnipeg and Edmonton  to instal a thoroughly modern water  works system is also pointed out as  Indicative of the energetic spirit now  permeating this section of the west.  Building operations for the year show  a neat record in net results.  F0RE8IGHTED   ITALIAN.  ������������������������������*���������!������l������l������l������l������l������l������l*i04������������������������������������l������l������l������l������l������l������<������4������4������������������lt  For good values in  REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  I TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Road  ^*i********^^-i-*^^>**^**>*^* **************************  If you can keep your head when all  about you  Are losing theirs and blaming it on  you,  If you can trust yourself when all men  LETHBRIDGE ACTIVITIES.  Lethbrldge, Alta.���������A number of recent occurrences have afforded special encouragement to the local Board  of Trade in their work of "boosting  Lethbrldge." The adoption ot tbe  single tax idea is regarded with  marked favor among business men.  The announcement has also gone out  that Lethbrldge Is to have a handsome armory designed for future as  well as present needs. For the coming dry fanning congress, plans are  being formed for handling the biggest  crowds ever gathered In this part of  the West. The proposed new post  office building now appears to be an  established fact for the early days  of the future. In sports also Lethbrldge Is to occupy a place on tbe(  map; and well formulated plans havej  been drawn up for the professional hadlong.  WINNIPEG, Man.���������The large possibilities open In Canada today in the  field of mixed farming and market  gardening are gaining recognition  even in unexpected quarters. Luigi  Toninl, formerly of Trevisco, Italy,  after extensive experience in cultivating a farm of 1,000 acres in the province of Venetta, and in raising a large  variety of products, recently arrived  in Winnipeg and plans to engage in  mixed farming in Canada, employing  chiefly French and Italian peasants.  Mr. Toninl has signified his Intention  of going back to first principles by  starting in Immediately to master the  English language and to study actual  farming conditions at close range. He  states that in his opinion the money  possibilities for the market gardener  in Canada are very much greater than  in Italy. As if in confirmation of this  opinion comes the current bulletin of  the Manitoba agricultural department  ���������the first to be Issued by Hon. George  Lawrence���������In which It Is shown that  the average yields for 1911 in every  class of farm products are the highest for the past five years, the returns  to Manitoba farmers from dairy and  farm products amounting to the hand  some total of $1,786,073 for the year.  Shoe Repairing  BY AN EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROADWAY,  Between Main St. and Westminster Rd.  **************************  ���������. . >  ;     The best stock of ARMS, i I  11 AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, ! [  ;; and SPORTING GOODS can j \;  < > .������  4 > be found at the store of <>  it ��������� ��������� -  ^Chas. E. TisdaM\\  j;        618-620 Hastings St.       \\  ��������� l������������l'������������*t'������������#'l'������f I������l*4������l������l������ '  CAFE  B. Pope, Prop.  519 BROADWAY W.  ������  l  ������  ������  1 The Best EAT in the City.  | A Good Square Meal always  ,     guaranteed, otherwise  5~ money returned.  Meals 6 to 10; 11:30 to 2;  5 to 8.   Short orders at all  hours.  Meal Tickets, $4.50  CHICAGO LEDGER POINTS.  An ounce of scare is often worth a  pound of persuasion.  How easy it la to spend the money  earned by somebody else!  Many a girl marries in haste and  repents In the divorce court.  Ever notice what funny names the  people in a strange town have?  If you would discover a man's sore  spot, keep quiet and let him talk.  Aiming to do right is not enough,  You must score an occasional hit.  Probably there Is nothing more in  dustrious than an idle rumor.  One way to stop earache is to sell  the piano.  It's better to be long headed than  baseball season of 1912, in which Lethbrldge Is expected to hold a leading  place.  PROSPERITY 18 SUBSTANTIAL.  REGINA, Sask., Jan 2nd.���������The proposition of Malcolm Rosb, superintendent of parks, to plant 1,000 shade  trees along Regina thoroughfares during the coming year is regarded as  typical of Western enterprise in this  part of the province. "The more we  can plant the better it Is for the city  at large," says Mr.' Ross. "I am paying particular attention to the securing of trees to be planted the coming  doubt you,  And make allowance for their doubting' >ear- and l beUe\e tnat by the end of  too,  ! the season we shall have planted at  If you can wait and not be tired of least double as many as were 1>lanted  in Regina in 1911."   Real estate men  Office: 108-109 Ddson Block  25 listings S tree. East  PHONES:  Office Seymour 864  Res. Seymour 2I79L  A. M. BEATTIE  Auctioneer,   Appraiser and Notary Public for British Columbia  General Real Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  b *  t  *  t  The Reliable Sheet Metal Works  3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 868    J  I Cornices, 'Jobbing  and Roofing  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  C. Errington C. Magnone  (t************************ ****** 1 ������-HM"H 1 1 ������M I **4 MM  ���������������  *  waiting,  Or, being lied about, don't deal In lies,  Or, being bated, don't give way to hating,  And yet don't look too good or talk  too wise. ������  If you can dream and not make dreams  your master,  If you can think and not make thoughts  your  aim,  If you can meet with triumph and disaster,  And treat  those  two  impostors  just  the same;  If  you  can   bear  to  have   the  truth  you've spoken  Twisted by knaves to make a trap for  fools,  Or see the things you gave your life  to   broken,  And turn and build them up again with  worn out tools.  If you can talk with crowds and keep  your virtue.  Or walk with kings nor lose the common touch,  If neither foes nor loving friends can  hurt you,  if all men count with you yet none too  much,  If you can fill each unforgiving minute  With sixty seconds' worth of distance  run,  Yours   is   the   earth   and   everything  that's in It,  And, which is more, you'll be a man,  my son.  ���������Rudyard Kipling.  affirm that the property behind this  movement is sound and substantial,  it being pointed out that Regina is  now the sixth city in the omDinion in  postal revenue, the figures in the last  annual report- of the ostmaster General reaching a total of $103,566.  No man can be greater than bis  wife will permit.  Necessity knows no law, but it  knows a multitude of lawyers.  Fortunately for most of us, common sense isn't fashionable.  Most of the free advice is handed  out by people who want to get rid of  it.  Many a young lawyer fails to make  good because he practices at the wrong  bar.  There Is said to be happiness among  some savage tribes where money is  unknown.  There Is one woman a man can depend upon under all circufstances���������  his mother.  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon  Office and Residence:  SUITE A. WAU>EN 3UJUVG  25th Ave. and Main St  j. wiuuAns  Express, Baggage  and  Furniture Removed  Sooth Vancouver     ���������     RqsJvb Street  OS BodwcD Rd., Six block* cast ������ Wna&t  FIRST-CLASS  SHQPMAKINQ  ANP SHOE REPAIRING  DONE AT  PETERS & CO.  New Ctrner Mliiw Street and Broidwsy  9E  Piano Tuning  Expert Rjepair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  EDUCATION AND PROSPERITY.  YORKTON. Sask., Jan.22.���������A business-like policy is promised for the  Yorkton agricultural society for the  coming year under the management  of a board of twenty directors acting  in conjunction with the board of trade.  Special interest is being taken in the  series of agricultural lectures scheduled to be given beginning February  13th under the direction of the University of Saskatchewan. It is anticipated that these lectures will lead  eventually to a definite arrangement  for the benefit of farmers of tbe vicinity who desire to pursue Winter courses of study in scientific agriculture. As  an instance of the progress of this  section along educational lines it is  stated that Vorkton's new collegiate  institute, recently completed, cost, together with the site, ?75,000. Outside capital figuring in recent large  real estate deals is stated to have  come from such points as Edmonton,  Winnipeg and Liverpool. The real estate market continues very active for  this season.  Waiting.  Aunt Anna asked her little nephew  what he would like to give bis cousin  for his birthday.  "I know," he answered, "but I ain't  big enough."���������The Delineator.  Ws J. GOARP.  999% 9m9 Avenue, We*t  ���������f f ice Phone:  Seymour 9416  Res. Phone:  Fairmont 1690  The Ravages of Time.  Vicar's Daughter���������"I suppose the  rain kept you from the funeral last  Tuesday, Mrs. Blogg?"  airs. Blogg���������"Well, partly, miss;  but, to 'speak true, wot with the rheu-  ma'tiz and doin' away with the 'am  and the cake afterward, funerals ain't  the jaunts they used to be for me!"���������  London Opinion.  Fairmont Transfer Co.  ExpresstDray  A Connoisseur in Guile.  Mr. Blinks (in art museum)���������"I  didn't know you were such an admirer  of curios, Mrs. Blunderby."  Mrs. Blunderby���������"Oh, yes, indeed.  I just deligbt in iniquities."���������Boston  Transcript  Extra.  Mr. Microbe���������Horrible catastrophe!  Ten million lives lost!.  Mrs. Microbe���������Good gracious, Mike?  What happened?  Mr. Microbe���������The First National  Bank, without a word of warning, sterilized a dollar bill.���������Independent.  Civility  PromptD's  Moderate  Prices  Furniture  and   Piano  Movers  Addresses:  50412th Ave. E.   136 Alexandra St.  Bulbs  Tulips,   Crocuses,   Lillies,   Hyacinths,  IDS  Narcissus,  etc;    also  Flowers  and Plants in season.  KEELERS  NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  PHONE : Fairmont 817R  ���������-.-"-V"iRiv ;rv=- - S"(i,.  I  iim t..| ^ n i���������i it i. u .h 11 r 11 n >  '��������� i\ '���������" '"V'���������':^',.-J ','  tXT'W^H^^  M.%******  ���������V**"1!  Use Stave  r  ii And Have a PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR I  Our Power is now ready  for delivery. Ask us for  Particulars and Rates.        *  I  *  ;::  Western Canada Power Company  LIMITED  Offices:   602-610 Carter -Cotton Bldg,  ::  ������   P. O. DRAWER 1418, Vancouver, B. C. Telephone: Seymour 4770  ','.  *************************** ** ^*^r*********************  1311 BREAK8 OPEN SEASON  RECORD  HELD BY 1878.  No ..e in -jtiver, but Navigation Suspended and All Buoys Up���������Review of  Banking Year Shows Interesting Situation���������Montreal to Have Silk Hatted Police Squad���������Novel Device for  Making Hens Expert Accountants.  ���������W������i*<"**^+4~fr***#������*4^S-MMW~ O .'*************************  -*���������    ��������� %  * 71/1 211������-������rrfc������������Lr-      CL������������������%4%lm7     IJT\ &  t  *  Mill work Supply Co*  i  SASH and DOORS, MOUIDIHQS, FINISH LUMBER        ?  Phone: Fairmont 958 1605 Main Street J  4..|uM.^.lM|..H^.^ia������t.^l������^^.1.4..1.1.In1.4iO>*������4l4''l--t"l'4"l''������'ll<"l''l"������������������������������'l''l|������������������1t'  **************************  ********************M<***>'  PHONE  ";     PAHtMONT  :: 510  p~T%* fv PROPRIETORS:  The Don zsszsz j;  ; 264J8 Main St. 2dstoro from 111h Av. i:  99MU9  We have a good clean selection of  Chocolates, Candies and Table Fruits  r '  t  j ;   We have a big; line of Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco to choose from   ������;  Agents for Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery.  Milk, Cream. Buttermilk and Butter Fresh Daily.  2648 Haiti Street KS'&'i  lI"������"t"l"t"t"l"t"t"t"l"l"I"."t"l"l"l"t"t"������"I"l"t"ll  i������l|,|i.|ii|it'11.t"|"t"H":"t"t"H"t"l"l"K"H' ^  Cakes & Pastry  Extra Fancy  Line of BOX STATIONERY al Special Prices Table     FfUJtS.  JIIT. PEASANT CONFECTIONERY, 2440 Main St.  "W.   H.   ARMSTRONG, Prop.  't������ '1' ������!��������� '!��������� ���������!��������� ������t' ���������!' ���������!������ ���������!������ ������!��������� ������|������ ������g������ ���������!������ ������t'������}������i������������������t������ ������8������ ������t������ ������t������������l' ���������!* ���������!' 't' *l' 't* '1' 'f"?' '1' '1' 'I' '1" 't' 'I' 't* 'l1 '>' '1"1' 'I' '1' 'I' '1' <* 'I' 't1' I' 't' 'I' '1' ^' ���������  *  FNTJRELY NEW MANAGEMENT  TOE<*������  ���������Jl" G.- CAFE **-  J  2611 MAIN ST., near 10th      Phone Fairmont 620R  Will be re-opened on  TUESDAY, JAN. 9th  By Kin. Hasegawa, Prop, of Sterling Cafe, Main St. J  The quality of our service has been  well   known   for   several    years.  EVERYTHING OF THE VERY BEST QUALITY.  Meals 20c up. |  $4.30 Meal Tickets for sale at $3.75 f  OPEN 6 A.M. TO 8 P. M.  ��������� I'M n tin h t******* ii i tin rt t i i n 11 n m n ***********  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Montreal, Jan. 2.���������There is still' no  ice reported from any point in the  river or gulf, and those interested in  the port of Montreal consequently have  the tantalizing experience of one of the  world's finest waterways and ports devoid of any movements of vessels other than the ferryboats which are now,  unless a very sudden change In the  weather takes place, almost certain to  run longer than the existing record, established in 1878, when these boats  were in use as late as New Year's Day.  A silent fleet of about 250 sail is now  moored in the mouth of the Richelieu  Rier at Sorei, awaiting, the passage of  the ice-bound winter which, so far, has  not arrived. The boats belong mostly  to the Government, the Richelieu-Ontario, the Sincenhes-McNaughton companies.      _,   '  The buoys marking the channel have  all been removed and lighthouse keepers have gone into winter quarters.  Most of the canals have, been cleared  of water, preparatory to' a thorough  overhauling. Acting on representations  made by the Board of Trade here and  at other places the canals will be opened for traffic on an earlier date next  'spring than ever before. Thus the inland navigation companies hope, to a  certain extent, to make up for the loss  of time caused this season and last by  the low depth of water. This grievance, too, may be remedied to a certain  extent, for such strong protests have  arisen all along the St. Laurence  againet power companies diverting  water from the channel of the river  that it is believed the government has  put its foot down on any further concessions.  The Year in Banking.  Thornton, Davidson ft Co. in an able  review of the year In banking cast up  some interesting deductions:   Mr. Davidson says:  "The amalgamation which Is taking  place between the Canadian Bank of  Commerce and the Eastern Townships  Bank calls attention to the remarkable  number of changes which have taken  place In the hanking field la Canada  during the past year.  Comparing tbe situation at the end  of Noy.cmber--with that at the end of  December a year ago,-we find that the  number of chartered banks has increased by one. During the year, however, two new banks h&ve entered the  field, namely the Banque Internationale  and the Weyburn Security Bank. On  tbe other hand, one bank dsappeared,  namely, the United Empire, this having  been taken over by the Union Bank  of Canada. Now that the Eastern  Townships Bank is about to be taken  over by the Bank of Commerce, the  number of banks will be decreased by  one, so that, should the change be  made during the present month, the  year will end with twenty-eight chartered banks in Canada, being the same  number as at the end of 1910.  When a comparison is made between  the aggregate paid-up capital of the  Canadian banks, however, a very considerable change is seen. A year ago  the total amount was $99,676,693, while  at the end of November the amount  was $107,472,558. During the year,  therefore, there was an increase of  17,796,465 in the paid-up capital. There  is Btill to be added to this certain payments not yet completed on new issues  authorized. For instance, in the case  of the Bank of Montreal. $700,000 is to  be added to the paid-up capital. The  Royal Bank recently authorized $2,-  000.000 and the Bank of Hocbelaga  $500,000 new capital, while the Bank  of New Brunswick is issuing $100,0Q0.  This makes $3,300,000 to be added to  the above increase, so that when the  whole of the increased capital has been  issued practically $11,000,000 will have  been added to the figures as at the end  of 1910. In addition to this, it is expected that the Merchants Bank will  issue $1,000,000 extra, making $12,000,-  000 increase In sight, bringing tbe paid-  up capital of all the banks to the vicinity of $112,000,000. The addition of  tbe Banque Internationale du Canada  will largely swell this amount, it is  thought.  Swell Police Squad.  Montreal is soon to have the first  silk-hatted police squad in Its history  and as a result this promises to be a  difficult winter for the clever beggars,  or "panhandlers" as they are known,  who have been flocking to the city  with the idea of reaping their usual  rich reward in the most exclusive sections of the city. The new. squad is  being organized principally to protect  the theatre and club districts from the  operations of beggars of countrywide  fame who every winter through their  skilful work relieve pedestrians in  these districts of more than $250,000.  Already consternation has spread  among the select "pan handling" cir-  britles as "Louis the  c*i|^rt������i^;������Jid "Jimmy the Bone  GnlK>'ps^^-'o^erB':equally well  1rn*HP' !^i*t<iiiifli������ll to leave before  the silk hatted squad really get busy.  When It does MohtrealerB will be treated to a novel spectacle. According to  the instructions issued the members  will have to parade the fashionable  districts clad in frock coats and silk  hats in the afternoon and in full evening dress at night. They will make no  arrests. They are expected to Berve  only as a lure for "panhandlers." When  approached for a "touch," their orders  are to string him along until a policeman in uniform is encountered and  lodge a complaint just as an ordinary  citizen would. Some of the Bquad  wanted to balk at wearing silk hats  but when the value of such headgear  as bait for mendicants was pointed out  they finally yielded.  Hey!��������� Hey?  What do you say? ���������  Your mother haB some ot 'em now, put  away?  Such nerve was unknown in my day!  ���������I'll be bound  You imps have been snooping and prying around.  When daddy was young he was deaf,  dumb and blind  To pranks unrefined;  He'd a serious mind.  He paid no attention to girlB and their  ��������� ''il.      looks,  But gave all his time to his tasks and  his books.  Hey!   Hey? \  What do you say?  Yes, mother was raised in the very  same way.  You found an old letter and read it?���������  My Scat!  We used to .spank children for mischief like that  ���������Harper's Magazine.  n moAa to urnmi  This Is the road to Happiness:  Start Now, from Where You Are;  "Turn to the Right and Keep straight  on,"  And you'll not And it far.  Along the Path of Willing Feet  And over the Heartsease Hill,"  Across the fields of Sweet Content,  The stream of Glad Good-will;  Then through the lane of Loving Heart,  The gate that's called Today,  And down the steps of Little Things  Into the Common Way.  And take the Cloak of Charity,  The staff of Wise Employ,  A loaf of Bread of Daily Grace,  A flask well filled with Joy;  A word of cheer, a helping hand ���������  Some good to give or share,  A bit of song, a high resolve,  A-hope, a smile, a prayer.  And in the Place of Duty Done,  Beside the Door of Home,  You'll find the House of Happiness���������  -  For  Happiness does not roam.  ���������Ann   Johnson   Flint,   in   the  Sunday School  Times.  A Dlrfle.  She laid the still white form beside  those which had gone before: no sob,  no sigh forced its way from her heart,  throbbing as though it would burst.  Suddenly a cry broke the stillness of  the place���������one single heart-breaking  shriek; then silence; another cry;  more silence; then all silent but for  a guttural murmur, which seemed to  well up from her very soul. She left  the place. She would lay another egg  tomorrow.���������Princeton Tiger.  His Money.  A poor Jew received a monthly allowance of five dollars from a rich  man of the same faith. The money  used to be paid to bim regularly by  the bookkeeper. On one occasion  when the poor man came around the  bookkeeper handed him only three dollars. The poor man remained standing quietly until the bookkeeper asked whether there was anything else  he wished.  "You must have made a mistake,"  he said, "I always get five."  "Yes," replied the bookkeeper.  "That has now been changed."  "Changed?   Why?"  "You see, the boss recently married  off his eldest daughter and he had a  great deal of expense, as you may  imagine���������the dowry and so-forth, you  can easily understand "  "Yes, yes," grumbled the beggar.  "Give your employer sy best wishes,  and tell him that if he ever marries  off another daughter, be may do it  with his own money, not with mine?"  ���������The Maccabean.  "My, Miss Ma'r." said the old darky  to the young lady of the house the  morning after her coming-out ball,  "you sho' did look sweet las' night!  My, I hardly knowed you! Dey wasn't  a thing about you dat looked natchel."  ���������Baltimore and Richmond Christian  Advocate.  "What kind of a career have you  mapped out for your boy, Josh?"  "I'm going to make a lawyer out of  him." answered Parmer Corn tassel.  "He's got an unconquerable fancy for  tendin' to other folks' business, an' he  might as well git paid for it"���������Western Christian Advocate.  ������������������BHPSSflSaaBSMBSSBiSJBSlSSHiBta  mwnwaOOnWOaW9n99������4:^:?:d  Cash Grocers  and  Provision Merchants  Apples  Extra Choice Eating Apples  3 lbs. 25c  Extra Choice Eating Apples  4 lbs. 25c  Good Cooking Apples,  6 lbs. 25c  Per Box $1.50. $1.75, $1.85.  $2.00, $2.25, $2.5*  Evaporated fruit  New Prunes; - 3 lbs. 25c  Prunes, in Mb. Cartoons,  21bs.25c  Extra Choice Eating Figs,  , 2 lbs. 25c  Extra large, per lb. - 15c  Crystalized Cherries, lb. 50c  Canned  Extra Large Can Peaches,  regular 35c for 25c  Apricots, " 35c for 25c  Pears, per tin - 25c  Strawberries, per tin 25c  Red Pitted Cherries, tin 25c  Lombard Plums, 3 tins 25c  Pruits in Glass  J. A. Slurwood 9 Co., Lm4m, Big  Fruit Salads, per glass 60c  Macedoines in Syrup,  per bottle 60c  Pure Calves-foot Jelly.  wine flavors, per bottle 25c  Raspberry Jelly, bottle   25c  Orange Jelly, per bottle 25c  Raisins ���������<j Currants  ExtraChoice Seeded Raisins,  3pkts.25c  Valencia Raisins, 2 lbs. 25c  Sultana Raisins, per lb. J5c  Table Raisins, extra fancv,  per lb. 25c  Currants, recleaned, lb. JOc  2 pkts. 25c  New Peels  Citron Peel, per lb. - |5c  Lemon and Orange mixed,  2 lbs. 25c  leave Your (Inter  Now for Turkeys, Oeese,  OucKs and ChicKens,  large Supply of the  Best always on Hand,  Cash Grocers  and  Provision Merchants  Note the Address  26th and Main  PhOne: Fairmont 784  We Live to Serve  ���������:-:<M  .'Vv  :;,-.j;t'?yW;  isJiH  *���������!  ��������� ���������sy  ���������mm [if  \V':���������''���������'<������������������.��������� ������������������*..��������� .\r;  m  III S: ' V  . ���������������������������������������������������  a \;  THE WESTERN CALL.  ;  Hi  I  Ills Your Grocer  Sending You  Good Potatoes?  We have been fortunate  in securing a large consignment of the good kind. We  will guarantee them.  Special this week  $1.90 pet* Sack  i Phone s Fairmont 1367  Broadway  i Table Supply  518 BROADWAY, E.  jjH.   HARFORD  \**** ill 1-1 i..li.l..i..tMt.lt'.fM"H-i'l"&������  SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS  A Clear Complexion  Is secured by using BLISS NATIVE  HERBS. A pure vegetable remedy  Twp Hundred Tablets for One Dollar  The Bliss Agent  P. O. Box a6, Kerriadale. Vancouver  BORDER TAILOR  SPRING WEAR  Our Special ISO Suits are the best  value in the city.    ;  Cleaning,  Pressing and Repairing a  Specialty.  CEDAR COTTAGE  Right where the car stops.  Adeia  This Week's Special  TEA  Scotch Short-bread.   Try -our Teaajuid  you will be pleased.  Wft&TER PROS.  Cor. ?r������w Ave. W. ft Westminster Rd.  ������. SHAW, 0. C, Graduate of Palmer  School, has given up his office in  Bower Building. His consulting room  and adjustory at 250 Twenty-second  Avenue East is now opeu for Spinal  Adjustments morning and afternoon.  Call In and consult him if you suffer  - from any chronic ailment, such as  dropsy, goitre, sciatica, headaches,  paralysis, etc., etc. He removes the  cause without medicine or operation.  Adjustments also clear the complexion  and make the hair grow long and silky.  No charge for consultation.  Hours:    2:30 to 5:30 p. m.   Morning or evening by appointment.  Ernest Shaw, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic.)  250 Twenty-second Avenue  East,  Close to Main.  Take Davie car to Twenty-second.  DRV  If you once cook a Christmas  Dinner with DRY WOOD you'll  never rest content with any  other. Our Wood is Dry Wood.  $6.00 per Cord, delivered.  R. DOHERTY  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Phone:  Fairmont iioi-L  Great West Cartage Co.  B. F. Andrews  Limited  H. W. Ellin  B. H. William*  A. E. Tennant  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano movers  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Damage Clams Handled  Customs Brokers  Forwarding and Distributing Agents  Phone: Seymour 7474  m l��������� ML, Cr. Halting* ft AMatt St.  Vaacaaver, B.C.  LACK  OF PRODUCTION AND THE  COST  OF   LIVING.      ,  (All rights reserved).  (For the benefit of tnose who did  not see, during the election turmoil,  the  first part of these articles, the  Editor begs to reprint this again.)  * A Foreword. ,  It was intended in this issue of the  Western Call to commence a series  of articles frera a new viewpoint on  this subject, but owing to our going  to press earlier, an introduction to  this important subject is all that can  now be given.  The startling disclosures in the .famous packing case trials now going  on across the line throw a lurid light  upon the methods of the modern beef  barons.  No robber baron of old was more  rapacious in his assualt upon the public purse than -are these gentry of  the combine to-day. There is only  one way to beat these free-booters  and that is by playing their own game  to meet combine with combination.  Many attempts have been made  from time to time to frame up something that will check these dastards  at their nefarious gamble with the  public food.  In these enlightened. days, men of  Imperial breed do not have to apologize to the Swifts, the Armours, the  Griffins and the whole evil packer  crew, for being on the face of the  earth, neither do they need to pay  tribute in the cold blooded way it 4s  levied on them at present.  It cannot have escaped notice of  thinking men, that the price of all  foodstuffs are raised from time to  time by an almost automatic process  to keep pace with the increased rewards that labor wins by the sweat  of its brow, which rightly should not  be swept into the gaping coffers of  the Swifts, Griffins, Cudahays & Co.  How can ft be prevented is certainly a great problem, but hard as it is,  in the writer's opinion it is not incapable of a final solution, which  probably means a slight sacrifice to  begin with. Two things are necessary, strong organization and'up-keep-  ing a combination of .the consumers.  In short, wrest the robber packers'  market into your own hands, and you  have their claws drawn.  Become your own wholesaler? Better than thaC become your own producers. In other words first organize  your markets, next your distribution,  and organize it well.  Form a New League free from all  party trammels of every kind, and  let it spread, and spread, until every  suitable district has been got into  line.  A stupendous task, my Masters, but  not more so than many an army hare,  fought and conquered for in the past.  Are we men of> lesser breed than  our forefathers were? One warning-^  no cranks and food reformers can carry a standard inthis army; no party  politician, as such, can lift bis voice  here. Neither must it be labelled  with any ism whatsoever. On the  contrary it must be free from all  bonds and ties, of any nature, but just  that one object such a new league  will have for its own.  There are���������there .must be���������in this  great cityv good thinkers who can  grope a way out of the clutches of  the combines once they get together  and do some mental culture.  Let any such who have the desire  to help in this great cause send in  their names, and any suggestions  from time to time as the project is  developed in these columns. One  stipulation, there must be no parsons,  Socialists, labeled as such, or any  food cranks whatever, who are wanted are practical men in every walk of  life who are home-keepers and have  to foot the food bills week by week,  and month by month.  Meanwhile, my friends, put on your  considering caps and think it out each  one for yourselves, and one for all.  Finally, let each one of you talk  over the subject with ten of your  friends���������you can all find ten men  ready to listen to you. Keep tab on  those who are ready to hear more  about this.  *   *   *  Before dipping into the thick of my  subject, it will not be amiss to say  how these articles come to be written.  The writer was once a little startled,  after thinking over the problem for  a few months, believing It to be the  fond child of his own brain to begin  to stumble across, in various unexpected quarters, the same ideas being  expressed by other writers, and to  finally blurt upon the fact, that the  whole idea he had been theorizing  about was in Germany actually in full  blast and operating as a going and  very prosperous concern.  I will, for the purpose Of getting into closer touch with my readers, mention a personal matter. Talking over  the curious similarity of ideas with  a friend, he said some of the savants  hold that there is a kind of "mental  wireless" in vogue, whereby minds  attuned upon similar subjects as other  minds receive an impression in their  own minds of such ideas as they are  ripe for.  A kind of mental Marconism.  That exactly expresses it, so without  trying to account for these mental  phenomena as telepathy or any' other  occult science, I will ask my ^readers  to try and accept that condition of  affairs as a fact. It will help us considerably.  Let us thoroughly get that idea fixed that there are those thought waves  floating around which we can absorb  into our own mental receivers. It  will assist us to think alike on the  subject, as until we do, very little  progress along the desired road can  be made.  Stimulate the thought of the Council of Ten, who are wanted, in each  district to work this thing out.  Having thoroughly got that into our  heads, pause a few moments and set  down the men's names you mean to  interview on the subject. Having  done this, it brings us to the necessity  of grasping a central idea; the side  Issues will come as we go along.  The central idea I wish readers to  first grasp is this, THAT THE COST  OF FOOD STUFFS IS MANIPULATED, against your interest, by a set of  robber packers called a COMBINE.  Perhaps the word cost is not correct.  Let us get it right as we go along.  Suppose we say, then, that the SELLING PRICE OF FOODSTUFFS is  packers.  Let us think this out for a few mo-  manipulated by a set of robbers called  ments, as to how prices are raised.  WHY are they?  >WHY is it possible?  '   The two principal reasons are that  they, the combine, have the capital to  use for their own profit, and they have  the MARKETS. '       '  That looks a cinch for food scalpers  as Swift, Griffin, Armour & Co., who  are of course all one and the same  robber under different names.  They hold the markets everywhere,  not only here in Vancouver, but in  Victoria, New Westminster, Kamloops,  Calgary, and everywhere else when it]  is worth while.  The British government dealt them  one of the most staggering blows  they have' ever had when by a stroke  of the .pen they removed, a market  worth |20,000,000 from their clutches  merely by a standing rule of the  House of Commons being enforced,  which puts any firm out of business  with the Government���������English or foreign���������who have anything of the nature  of a legal entanglement in their affairs.  The State probe across the line was  held to be such a disability.   ���������  . Let us now see to it that the packer  crew do not get in by a back door and  supply the same old contract'under a  new name, which they are capable of  doing, if it can be worked. I can easily imagine Messrs. Swiftos, Grifflanio,  Armour! & Co. doing business at the  same old stand under a Mexican or  Argentine cloak.  We must see to it, however, that in  this case their claws are effectually  cut for good and all, or your food  will cost you more as time goes on.  The Council of Ten I call for  should get busy and write as many of  the Canadian members of the British  House as possible, asking them to demand a declaration of origin, or source  of contractors' supply, and a further  one from each shipper that each shipper guarantees that the American  combine had no part or lot in tbe  shipments.  Another resolution that the Imperial  House might well pass would be one  to make it punishable by heavy fine to  have any business dealings in buying  from the robber-packer combiue.  As these are not the days of the  French revolution, but the 20th century, we cannot take the vampires to  the nearest lamp-post or use the gull-  otine on them.  Not the kind, at all events, that was  so popular formerly.  We cannot confiscate their capital  or* confiscate their plants, but we have  machinery just as effective if we get  together and combine our markets out  of their hands.  Some of my readers will perhaps  say, "Oh, it's co-operation that is  meant." --  Yes and no.  Not co-operation euch as they practice in Britain, where they try and do  away with the middleman. That  would never answer in this country.  It has been tried, I think, and failed  many tiroes. The laws are not framed  to its smooth working.  As stated here, it is not proposed  to do away with the middleman, but  rather to make use of him as our new  distributor. He is in the business;  he understands it and often is a right  smart bright fellow struggling along  on under an enormous load of rent and  expenses that swallow up the greater  part of his profits.  My idea is, that to many such a  one it would come as an untold blessing to have the commission of two or  three hundred  additional  customers'  supplies to distribute in his own district, provided that it can be so organized that the producer ships straight  to him, anil the consumer offers him  his custom in advance.  Think this well over before the next  article, and you bright middlemen, who  are willing to put your shoulder to the  wheels, if it will bring you additional  trade and in cases turn you into a  wholesaler, get busy. Sit down and  write a line to."Pathfinder," with your  own suggestions as to manner of  working this scheme in your own particular line of fopd stuffs.  The German experiment will be  dealt with in our next article.  ' PATHFINDER.  (Continued Page 5)  THE CITY  BEAUTIFUL.  A very important meeting of ladies  and gentlemen was held at the home  of Mrs. Douglas. Mrs. Perry, secretary  of the new Women's League for beautifying the city, delivered an eloquent  address. Other speakers of note were  Mayor Findlay, F. C. Wade and No*  man Leech.  Bishop De Pencier, Archbishop  Neil and many of the leading professional men and architects were present.  This subject will be more fully dealt  with in our next issue.  ������i|i.I..ii.Ii������.t������l������|i.|..|..|..|l������il.i|..pH..t..l..M"i"i"^y ^^^^������H^^^^^M^���������,3^���������*******���������  MARKET  Phone:   Fairmont 621  2513 Main St., Near Broadway  Special for Saturday j|  MEAT  i  The civic election on the 11th Inst,  resulted as follows:  Mayor���������James Findlay.  Aldermen���������  Ward I���������James Ramsay and Walter  Hepburn.  Ward II���������S. J. Crowe and J. D. McNeill.  Ward III���������C. W. Enright and Thomas Kirkpatrick.  Ward IV���������George King and George  MCSpadden.  Ward V���������George Williamson and T.  S: Baxter.  Ward VI���������James hite and W. S.  Cameron.  Ward VII���������M. McBeath and Frank E.  Woodside.  Ward VIII���������Frank Trimble and Sidney Miller.  License Commissioners���������Dr. F. P.  Patterson and R. F. Pyke. '  School Trustees���������Mrs. P. McNaugh-  ton, William Clubb, W. E. Flumerfelt,  G. J. Dyke.  Park Commissioners���������Jonathan Rog  ers,\A. E. Lees, E. S. Knowlton, Wm  R. 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Reduction t  Beginning Monday, January 15th and ending Wednesday, January 3Ut  This is a Genuine Sale and our prices are not  advanced to make up for our 10% Reduction.  Remember! Monday Is tbe day and \9% Is tbe Reduction  R. MOORE  | Phone:   Fairmont 373 22U Bridge St. ;:  t"t"l"t"l"t"i"i"t"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"H"i"i"t"i"i"t' 4"i"i"<"i"t"i'^'i"t"i"t'^'i"i"i"i"t"H"i"i"i"i"l"'  t������t������������t������ttf������������������������������*������������������t������������������������������������<������lH>������������t������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������t������������|HiHi,������������������������^^������^e*������������������������������a������������������������ ���������  o  o  ������������  it  H  o  o  o  <������  i>  <������  0. E. IHeBride  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds of Hardware  Good Suggestions  Electric Sad Irons  Electric Stoves  Electric Percolators  Electric Toasters  Carving Sets  Cutlery, etc.  20 per cent off Heating Stoves  *.*  >������  i*  4*  4*  4*  4*  Cor.  Main Str. and 16th  PHONE: Fairmont 899  Ave.  Branch Store:  Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  i V*  ti>>-  **!  THE WESTERN CALL.  I  I  I  OF TRIMMED HATS  From $1.25 to $3.50 each    i  Beaver Hats  excellent quality  $4.00  Odd Lot Felt Hats  assorted colors  75c  Children's Woolen toques, 25c  Baby Bonnets  in white only, assorted sizes  35c  Hats Remodelled  and Retririimed  MISS LYALL  Phone: FabmoM 194  2238 Weslminstei Rd.  SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS  (Continued from Page 4)  BUILDING NOTES.  That 1912 is to be a banner year in Vancouver*  is beyond all doubt.   The work already in sight  runs into many millions of dollars, the largest  jobs, of course, being the C P. R new depot and  ��������� hotel.--/  Considerable speculation exists as to just how  the company will handle this new depot. Will  they rise to the occasion and give the city something truly metropolitan in size and beauty f  Looking forward to the ndt very distant future,  it seems that it would be a wise step on the  C. P. R.'s part to plan two depots at the same  time, one to be contained within the other; the second one would, of course, be used in the future  for that outer circle metropolitan railway or  "tube" that will one day run out around Kit-  silano, Point Grey, South Vancouver to Eburne,  and back by Hastings and Burnaby, thus linking  up all the Vancouvera into one comprehensive  transportation scheme.  Amongst other large building projects for this  year may be mentioned Point Grey University,  St. Paul's new hospital, Birk'| block, Ramsay's  Hotel Co.'s fine new hotel, the new city jail, city  hall, two large theatres, several big apartment  blocks, the new Y. M. C, A., possibly a Great  Northern yards and depot, Grand Trunk hotel,  and last, but not least, the fine new Wolfe-Barry  bridge across the Second Narrows.  This, together with all the eity sewer and water  improvements, street works, schools, etc., will  make 1912 a remarkable year of building activity.  I  A full line qf Candies,  Fruit, Pastries, Eggs,  Butter.     MILK and  637 Broad*.* West (between A.h& Bridge)   CREAM fresh in daily  Open D*ny 8 ������.n. to w p.m.   Try Our Speeil Blends of Tea and Coffee at Vks  A,  Besides all this there is the new Anglican  cathedral, which 1 referred to last week, and in  connection with this I would like to make a suggestion to the churches generally. We hear a good  deal in these days of the "union of the churches,"  would it be too much to hope to see them all take,  a hand in building a part of this���������to mark such  an epoch? Say, for example, each church undertook to build one panel of the Chapter house���������  which could be a detached ereetion from the cathedral proper, but linked up to it. Here might be  held not only the convocations of the Anglican  Church but, likewise, the annual conferences of  all the churches.  have been taken to so-called trade schools, both  in the Old Country and elsewhere.  For lack of actual clever craftsmen as trainers,  a trade school, in many branches of the building  trades especially, would be an utter failure. What  is wanted is a well-equipped institution where  mechanics as well as students can perfect themselves in the higher theoretical branches of craftsmanship. Mechanics can in no sense be taught a  trade in such a school, but students can learn  the rudiments, and mechanics can lift themselves  higher by a well appointed and' carefully staffed  school of technique. v  Such a one as Montreal has just built herself  on Sherbronke Street, close to McGill College.  Here are lecture theatres for chemistry, mining,  mechanics, physics, with appropriate laboratories.  Well appointed electrical machine and carpenter  shops, and, I ������think, a good testing and experimental room and museum;  The college is administered by a separate body,  called Technical Committee, who are, I am afraid,  merely political puppets of the late Laurier Government and not chosen for their educational or  technical learning in any way. In Vancouver the  School Trustees would be the proper body to manage such an institution.  Measles Not Spreading.  The epidemic ot measles. which baa  been, bothering South Vancouver'for'  soine time, is evidently subsiding. No  fresh cases were reported last week.  |V       False Creek Arbitration.  x The ^ Great Northern arbitration  [cases in connection with False Creek  (property waa reconsidered by tbe ar  bitrators laBt, Friday, the decision,  first announced to be given on January  10th, has been etxended bo that it will  be due on February 1st.  Suppose it to be octogonal in form, each of the  eight bays or panels might have a suitable inscription setting forth the congregation which  had erected that portion, and the chairman's seat  for each meeting might be appropriately placed  beneath such memorial.  Here is a chance to "let brotherly love continue '' -in ���������'' posse" as well as " in esse."  Speaking of schools reminds me of the masterly  way in which a Vancouver contractor, Mr. Donald  Mathesion, is handling the new Britannia School,  especially when the season of the year is taken  into account. This school was only begun.last  November and the reinforced concrete work almost constitutes a record for Vancouver, the roof  slab being reached in eight weeks from the start.  In one day nearly- 300 barrels of cement were  used, over 70 .workmen being employed upon the  works. The contractor stands a strong chance of  winning a handsome bonus by handing over the  school away ahead of time. This is something  new for the School Trustees, which will be much  appreciated.  It is refreshing to find that a local, firm can  give points and a good beating to some of the  mighty big "guns" in point of speed of construction.  Last Wednesday morning Magistrate  Walker fined F. Creamer, of Edmonds,  Burnaby, $10 for blasting within tbe  limits'Of the municipality without a  permit. A recent charge of not having  given the nearby residents due warning was dismissed.  An interesting Wedding.  A wedding took place on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 10th, between  Assistant Fire Chief Jordan, of South  Vancouver, and Miss Alma Jewell,  of Grandview, the ceremony being  performed by the Rev. Mr. Pye, in  the Presbyterian Church, Ferrla Rd.  Another Explosion in 8outh Vancouver  While Mr. Beaton was drying out a  small quantity of blasting powder on  Twenty-third avenue last week, a  spark from the fire ignited the powder,  causing an explosion. One or two  panes of glass in the vicinity were  broken by the explosion, but, except  a blow on the leg, Mr. Beaton escaped  unhurt  Another building of which Vancouver is sadly  in need is a, technical school-���������which must not  be confounded with a trade school���������that is quite  another matter altogether���������and strong objections  This is in striking contrast to the long-drawn-out  job at the tallest building in the British Empire,  the Labor Hall et al. No doubt special causes  have been at work to spell delay in each caser  I cannot close these notes without congratulating the firm of Messrs. McAlpine, Robertson &  Co. in securing the important contract for the new  cement plant which the English Cement Associa-  tion are erecting at Tod Inlet. Competition is  the salt of trade, one is taught, but I doubt if cement will be much cheaper in consequence���������for a  while at least. New works take a long time to:  get into shape, consumption increases and the demand remains strong.  Undoubtedly cement is to6 high on the coast,  as it can be manufactured around 75 cents a barrel,  and the selling price is nearer $2.75 to the small  consumer. The bigger men get in around $2.06,  I understand. The discrimination is too wide;  altogether.  Victoria Heights.  . The second meeting ot the Victoria  Heights Improvement Association was  held on Tuesday, Jan. 9th, when the  executive committee presented the'  constitution and by-laws which they  had prepared. Mr. A. H. Roden suggested that the name of the organisation should be changed so as to bring  In the name Victoria Road, but after a  short discussion it waa decided to  leave the present name unchanged.  k ' ���������    ������-__  Charge of Cruelty to Animals Dismissed, i  Last Wednesday morning Mr. A������,&  Barnes was charged before Magistral  McArthur with cruelty to animals la  connection with a horse which Inspeo>  tor Robinson, of the Society for the  Prevention of Cruelty to Animals considered to be unfit for, service. "Rather  than allow a horse in such a condition  to be worked, our society would buy  such animals and destroy them!" said  Inspector Robinson. He further said  that the horse waa in such a bad condition that It was unable to chew Its  food, and that when it fell to the  Btreet It waa unable to rise without  assistance. Constable Winters, who  waa called tor the defence, said that  any horse might fall in such weather  and that conditions were not bo bad  as stated.  Tbe case was dismissed.  COR. 11th AVE. AND MAIN ST.  DRUG STORE  PRESCRIPTIONS  CALL  FAIRMONT 514  Stationery,   Magazines  Perfumes  Toilet Articles  Prompt Delivery to any part of the city  Guaranteed  Rubber  Goods  Cigars and Tobacco  We specialize in. Prescription Work  J. R. DARLING���������YOUR DRUGGIST  ��������� ������������������iiitiii������t i ���������'��������� ������'������������������������������  I  I   I  I  I  it ���������������������������������!������������������������   ���������  ���������  ���������  Ulllllll  ������l,t������������������ll������llt������������t������������l������������������l  ������ ���������������  ,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,������  ���������  ���������������������������.........���������.....,.., ...���������������������������-..  .......   ---T-,1,!,   ,,,,,,,      ,  v.V  ~&~<-  **���������#���������;  i    < <������;������*?���������������  m ���������������������������  "rt > ���������������������������������  1-  I  5  *,f  It'  t^^jy.i^vnmmjaf^m,   ^i������ mm jyi^i^������MJpajj|^  CALL.  ] de'redT"   Lady    Margaret  T may be mistaken, but I. think we I ?be>^S her son's _ beheBts  Copyrighte-sby McLeod & Allan  "It's the kind of "thing thaT doesn't  occur with monotonous regularity,"  agreed Pyne. "By the way, I have  just made f.n interesting discovery on  my own account"  "What Is it?"  "It might easily have happened thai  not Enid���������sorry���������I mean Edith���������but  J should have been the youngster cast  adrift in that boat."  "Yes. that is so,-of course."  "And I would have grown up as  Constance's brother. Guess things  bave panned out all right as it is."  It was on the tip of his uncle's  tongue to ask for Bome explanation ol  the very gratified1 tone in' which Master Charles made this remark, but the  head waiter entered, solemnly, with  the air of respectful and discreet decorum which only an English family  butler or a head waiter can assume  without burlesque.  "Beg pardon, gentlemen," he said,  "but 1 thought you would like to know  about tbe lady in No. 11, Mrs. Vansit-  tart." '.'.���������������������������  "Yes, what of her?" demanded  Traill, whilst Pyne found himself  imagining that which caused bin heart  to beat more rapidly than even the  fight for life in the saloon of the Chinook.  "She went out, sir about an hour  ago, and���������" v  "Has she not returned?"  "No, sir. A policeman haa Just  called to say that she was taken ill,  and ia now bein' cared for at Mr.  Brand's house."  Uncle and nephew glared at each  other as men do when they call the  gods to witness that no madder words  could be spoken. Before the waiter,  they perforce restrained themselves.  But Pyne shouted:  "Where is the policeman?"  "He is down below, sir. Shall 1  bring him up?"  '  Sergeant Jenkins, however, was too  loyal In his friendship to Brand to tell  them exactly how It came about thai  Mrs. Vansittart was sheltered In La  buraum Cottage. He admitted that  he directed the lady to the house In  tbe first instance, and that Mr. Brand  toM him subsequently to convey tbe  stated message to the hotel.  Nevertheless, he was the richer for  a sovereign as be went out.  Mr. Trail! helped himself to a whiskey and soda.  "Here's to the reconciliation of  Brand and Ms wife," be said, with ���������  will be given answers to all your  questions in due time. Nothing really  serious can be amiss, or we should  have heard of it from Brand himself.  Now, will you remain on guard here  whilst I go out with Elsie and Mamie?  The one thing that matters in their  little lives this morning is that I shall  hurry up and go doll-hunting with  them."  "I will bold the fort until you return.   You will not be long?"  "Perhaps half an hour. Whilst I am  out I will make some inquiries as to  the condition of our other friends ol  ;:ie Chinook."  "By the way, many of them must be  destitute. It is my desire. Charlie, to  pay the expenses of any such to theli  destination, and equip them properly  for the journey."  "You are a first-rater, uncle, but it'll  make .ypujCJifra^tlrejl JJLyqu. _Qj|L the  bill all the time. Now here's a fair  offer.   Let me go halves.'  Stanhope,  tantalized  her friends by Bmiling serenely and  telling them nothing when they pestered her with questions. That is to  nay, she spoke not one word about the  lady who was being nursed back to  health in the lighthouse-keeper's cottage, but filled their souls with bitterness when she hinted1 at matvels concerning Constance and Enid.  In such a small place, where every  man's affairs are canvassed by his  neighbors, it was impossible to prevent an.atmosphere of mystery from  clinging to Mrs. Vansittart. Again,  the gossips were greatly concerned  about Enid. For a young woman "in  her position" to be engaged to an officer in the Royal Navy and admitted  Jo the sacred ranks of the aristocracy  was a wonderful thing in itself. But  that she should be on open terms of  the greatest Intimacy not alone with  the elderlj..Mrv.,TrailU_b.Ut with.. his  food-looking nephew, even cailing the  latter "Charlie" and treating him as a  Mrs. Vansittart had taken good care  that the children were well provided  for. They were beautifully dressed,  and the smiling maid who freed them  from control when the door opened  said that they might go out without  Jackets, the day was so fine.  He descended the stairs, with a cigar In his mouth and a delighted  youngster clinging to each hand.  In the hall he encountered a dozen  Journalists waiting to devour him.  They had failed to penetrate the strategic screen interposed by tbe head  waiter. Now the enemy waa unmask  ed. and they advanced to the attach  Pyne was ready for them. He had  already oultined his defence.  "Will one of you gentlemen, representing all, kindly give me a word In  private?" he asked.  This was readily agreed to.  "Now this is the deal I will make,"  he aald, when the two were Isolated.  "I will meet you all here In an hour'r  time. I will be interviewed, sketched,  snap-shotted, give you locks ot my  hair, my autograph, my views on the  Far East, tbe next Presidential election, and the fiscal question, if you  bind yourself to one thing."  "And that is?"  "Among the passengers saved from  the Chlnnook Is  a  Mrs. Vansittart  ������w a������iU  w������w * Soe Is very ill, and is being cared fot  lighter tone and more cheerful manner J Jw ������jr. Brand and bis 4aue������tMm. Make  than he would have deemed posilWt J������ ?%^ ?*������������,!* *SLW*L^  riv������ minutes aariier ' .    ever beyond including her name in  , ^SFSSnrSbis example. ������jf fiWW"*"^   Pro*tae ������* ������*  1   "8#y.   uncle,"   be cried, "here'i ������.-'������������_** ������ page.  queer item.   When I first met Co* i ���������,���������,������������������. mw     .. ___-,  stance I spoke of Mrs. Vansittart, and suiting my colleagues,  I called her ray prospective step-aunt.'* i '"jR^^���������?' VM. ���������  ������A d-^-d silly name, too." '     n"mo "'"*  fcM*  "Constance seemed to think that, o?  "Be. off, you rascal. You are keep- inear relative. wa3 an amazing circum-  lng two ladies waiting." stance only surpassed by the compla-  With seeming anxiety to atone for cency with which Lady Margaret and  the excesses of the week, the weather, h<*r son regarded it.  that morning justified the claim ol! Tne actors in this comedy seemed to  Cornwall to be the summer land of]he sublimely indifferent to public  England. The sun shone from a blue' opinion. That was the worst of it.  sky flecked with white clouds. The!Enld wa8 escorted about the town by  waters of Mount's Bay sparkled and'eatn and a" ot *ne men at a11 bours.  danced In miniature wavelets. The jNow Bhe w:'-3 at the hospital, cheering  air was so mild, the temperature so'Bates and Jackson or the Injured peo-  equable, that it was hard to credit sea Ple from th������ wreck, now arranging  and wind with the havoc of the pre-!tor the departure of some of the poorer  ceding days. j survivors  when  they  were    able    to  The Gulf Rock disaster did hoi travel, now flitting over to Marazlon  stand alone in the records of the hur- to see Jim Spence, and once actually  ricane. Even the day's papers con- i visiting Mr. Jones, the inn-keeper,  tained belated accounts of casualties I At last a part of the secret eked out.  on the coasts of Normandy. Holland. I Enid went with her father to ask how  and far-off Denmark. But nowhere'Mr. Emmett, the sick chief officer,  elBe bad there been such loss of life, jwaa getting on. They found him smok-  whilst renewed interest was evoked tag in the front garden of the house in  hy the final relief of all the survivors. !������vhich Brand had lodged him.  Pyne's appearance outside the Bit- He started when he saw them ap-  ting-room was hailed with a yell. Not } rdachlng, and bis weather-beaten  withstanding   her   own   perplexities.  ther'8 presence, that if the sun shines  at eleven, I will be along in a dogcart. Mrs. Vansittart will be downstairs by that time?"  "Yes."  "And if Connie comes out with me,  you just find an errand in town. Ropa  Jack into the scheme, or any old dodge  of that sort. Take care Mr. Brand  knows of it. By the way, send Mrs.  Sheppard out too."  "   "What in the world���������"  "You're just too pretty to 'think  hard, Enid. It causes wrinkles. Do as  4 ask, there's a good girl."  , Enid was delighted to find that  Brand strongly supported the suggestion that Constance should take the  drive. Pyne, sharp on time, drew up  a smart pony in front of the cottage,  and did not twitch a muscle when Constance, veiled and gloved, ran down  the pathway.  "Excuse    me    getting  down,"  6aid  Pyne.   "I dispensed with a groom.   I  (Continued Next Week.)  f*������H^-H'M"l"l"M������H"M"H^^  The Turkey Raw!     The Pudding Soggy! i  My! how annoyed you'felt when you found  the Christinas dinner spoiled almost, and  that old range! You wished it far enoughs  Now you have time to think and we are  never too busy to show you the  TWO KINDS OF PEOPLE.  There are only two kinds of people  in the world���������the people who live in  the shadow and gloom and those who  live on the sunny side of the street.  These shadowed ones are sometimes  called pessimists; sometimes people  of melancholy temperament; (sometimes they are called disagreeable  pe&ple; but, wherever they go, their  characteristic is this: their shadow  always travels on before them. . . .  These people never bear their own  burden, but expose all their wounds  to others. They are all bo busy looking down for pittfalls and sharp  stones and thorns on which to step  that they do not even know that there  ice wore the puwled look with which are  many 8tars ,n  the  sky-    Tne8e  "I^am sure"l can agree without con-  said the sur-  "1  its feminine equivalent. She correct"  cd me, 'You mean your fiancee's aunt*'  she said."  "Oh, did she?"  "Yes, and here's to her being my  fiancee's mother."  ���������        ���������        ������        ������'���������       ���������        ���������  With the morning came doubt. A  maid, who was given charge of the  two children, told Pyne that Mrs.  Vansittart had been greatly upset the  previous evening.- The girl was sure  that tbe lady had passed nearly an  hour in tears kneeling by the side of  her bed. Then, having regained control of herself to some extent, she  rang for the maid and asked at what  time the first train left for London  next day. She ordered her breakfast  at an hour which seemed to indicate  her Intention to depart by that train,  said that she would leave instructions  with Mr. Pyne concerning tbe children, and gave the maid two letters  which she had written. These were  to be delivered at nine o'clock. It  was now nine o'clock. What was to  he done with tbe letters?  As they were addressed to Pyne and  his uncle respectively he soon settled  that point.  .  His letter read:  "Dear Mr. Pyne���������I am leaving for  London quite early, so I will not see  you again in Penzance. I have supplied tbe little girls with all the gar-  meats they will need during the next  few days. If, on inquiry, you ascertain that they have no relatives anxious, not merely willing, to take  charge of them, I shall be most  pleased to assume that responsibility.  In that event, kindly write to me, care  of my bankers.  "Yours very sincerely,  "B. Vansittart"  Come along, kids," said Pyne.  am delivered bound to the torture."  '  He passed out into the street, wjien  Elsie's   sharp   eyes, searching for a  shop, suddenly caught sight of Enid  hurrying towards tbe hotel.  The child ran to meet her, and Enid  flushed with excitement, began to explain that Mrs. Vansittart was in bed,  Buffering from collapse and in a feverish state. The doctor's verdict waa  that she was in some danger, but  would recover if carefully tended and  kept in absolute quiet.  "Is Constance with her?" asked  Pyne.  "Yes-"  "And" where Is Mr. Brand?"  .  "He will be here soon.  He asked me  to call-���������and tell you���������and Mr. Traill���������  what had happened-"  Enid's   speech   war-   not   prone to  I e regarded Enid one  night on the  I ghthouse stairs.  Traill noticed the sailor's covert  I lances at Enid, so he Bald:  ��������� "By tbe way, Mr. Emmett, you were  in the Britannia when my wife and I,  her sisteri and two children, came to  .England before the Esmeralda was  lost?"  "Yes. sir."   He paused.  During many an Atlantic crossing he  and Mr. Traill had talked ot that last  toyous Journey, when he, a boy who  tad Just Joined the service, sat at their  table, as was the custom of Junior  officers In tboae years.  Mr. Traill smiled.    He knew what  bras in the other man's mind  ���������  1>o you see a likeness In this young  lady to anyone you have ever known?'*  be asked.  "Well. sir. I hope it will not hurt  stout feelings, and H's a good many  rears ago now, but I could have sworn  v-well. I must out with It. She Is the  living Image of your wife."  ' "Indeed, that cannot hurt my feet  lugs, as she is her daughter."  ; "Her daughter! Your daughter!"  kasped Emmett. \  A small servlng-mald, with the ears  of a rabbit, was listening spell-bound  ht the open window. Here, Indeed,  was a choice tit-bit for tbe milkman,  and the postman, and the butcher's  fcnd grocer's boys. From this lower  current the stream of talk flowed upwards until it reached the august  drawing-room of Mrs. Taylor-Smith.  She drove in frantic haste to Lady  Margaret's villa, and fired questions  broadside.  "Oh,   yes,"   said   Jack's   mother,  fuavely. "It is quite true. Of course  have known it from the first. Ac-1  iwording to present arrangements the  Carriage will take place in the spring.  inid'B marriage settlement will be  learly a quarter of a million."  Like most women, she loved that  word. A million, even in fractions, is  ^o glib, yet so unattainable.  The only person who was slightly  dissatisfied with tbe progress of  hvents  was  Pyne.    Constance   never  ippeared. She shared with Mrs. Sheppard the care of her mother. Enid,  >lithe and guileless in the public eye,  (.id the houEe-keeping and represented  ihe household.  Brand, too. save for a couple ot visits to the hotel, remained invisible.  He was pale and worn, a man at war  with himself. Tbe young Phlladel-  ^hian���������for  Pyne's  family borne was  folks live on the wrong side of the  street. And yet it is only twenty feet  across to the other sidewalk, where  sunshine always lieB.���������Newell Dwlgbt  Hillis.  ORDERS TAKEN LITERALLY.  t  It will htk������ pejrfoetly, because it has an  excellent ovem oonatruction.    The quarter  inch agbettos  lining prevents  the   heat  escaping and the perfect fire box and good *   %  draft makes the coal or wood give good  strong heat.  We Guarantee Satisfaction  Hie ABERGROMBIE HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  Phone r Seymour 309S  781 Granville St.  %  H<i<i i******************** *^"M~><>s~:**<^^~t^nM,M>*****\  . i ������ ��������� i ������ I i n .i ������ ������ i ii  ������     ���������     ���������'   ������.������'H     ���������     >l  ���������     ������-  trip.   Pyne's eyes gleamed into hers. I |i the Quaker City, though his estate I  "   " lay principally In New York���������was not  | leased by the slight signs percept!-  (de behind the screen of Brand's re-  Varve.  "Constance takes after her father,"  l.e told himself. "There may be trou*  |>le about her mother. In the scurry 1  pay gel left.   I must think this out"  At last came a day of warm sun-  (hine, wben Enid announced that tbe  nvalld, by the doctor's   orders, was  tarried downstairs.  "Has Mr. Brand seen her yet?" ask-  td Pyne.  "No." replied Enid, with a little  iloud on her fair face. "He never men  (ions her. And bow we wish be  would.   He is suffering, but keeps si-  Mr. Brand asked you to see my  uncle?" he said cautiously.  "Yes." she faltered.  "Old be say .anything else?"  "Yes���������cousin."  .  "Let me take you right In.   I guess  it would make a sensation if I���������here,  Mamie. Just hug Miss Enid good and  hard for me, will you?"  Whilst tbe children waited in the  hall, he accompanied the girl up the  btalrs and threw open the door of the  liitting-room.  "Here la somebody you want to see.  lincle?" be cried, and rejoined the  little ones.  "Hoo-roosh!" he yelped. "Now let's  l"iy a toy-store."  Enid and her father faced each  Other for some seconds In silent be-  wildermen. Then Mr. Traill rose and  came near to her. She did not know  what to do or say. This tall, stately  jnan was one who should be dearer to  her than anyne else in the world.  She was his daughter, yet they were  General Sir Archibald Hunter is  Very insistent upon having his orders  carried out promptly and to the letter.  Some years ago, when he was In  Egypt, he waa having dinner with  some friends, when an orderly entered  the room and said there was a messenger waiting outside to see him,  General Hunter could not leave the  table at that moment, and told the  orderly so.  "What shall I do with him, then;  sir?" asked the orderly.  "Oh, knock him down!" aald Hunter  impatiently as he turned away.  Five minutes later the man returned bearing obvious marks of the fray-  He saluted stiffly and .said to tbe astonished general:  "I had a bit of a Job, sir, hut I  knocked him down at the finish."  This recalls a similar incident in  which King Edward VII. when Prince  of Wales was the central figure, says  The Tatler. During his tour in India  in 1875 a bunting party was in progress, and a number of tbe royal suite  were mounted on elephants, when a  member of the party called the attention of the prince -to the fact that his  native driver had tumbled off his elephant. '      ' '   . .  "What shall I do with him?" he asked, with a laugh.  "Oh, shoot him by all means!" replied the prince.  To his amazement this order was  taken literally, and the native prince  in charge of the party ordered the unfortunate driver to be shot immediately. The Prince of Wales had to make  a hasty intervention on the man's behalf or the sentence would have been  carried out without loss of time-  Grocery  The House of Improvement  Groceries  Fresh> Best in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The^lncl that Please.  Vegetables, Prtmsims, Eggs  Bwtifarr efo., at Lowest Prices.  Car. CcNOttefciftl Drive & 14th Ave.  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.   PIMEi MrMNtflWl  "'*"< ������ '������"������ I'lll !���������'������������ I������ll ������    - I  T T T I I  I I I  I I I  | j  nnMiitiiviti������������tit������fititn>Mn������tmti  ��������� - * PflACTW^ HOUSESBPW  Special attei tiot given to l*ame  and Intei faring Horses.  ���������^WJUeV*"^ PRINCP  PPWARP STRICT  E. M. WICKENS  The People's Cartage  Nain street ami ftoclwell Road  Pbooe: Fairmont 1544  The actual amount of China's population has always been uncertain, due  to lack of an accurate census. It has  usually been estimated at around  400,000,000. But hitherto the census,  being taken merely for the purpose of  facilitating taxation, has been contented with noting the number of adults,  leaving out of consideration Infants,  children, and aged men. But In connection with tbe new military rehabll-  ������.t������������������^^���������^������������������^^���������^,>���������l������������������^������������������^l���������^������������������i���������^^���������^���������'t^���������^'H^���������<w?���������^'>H���������^H, ������������<"i"t"i"i"H"i"i"8"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"i"t"i"i"i"i������  The communication to his uncle was (trangers one to the other.  equally brief.   Mr. Traill read It to  him.    It ran:  "Dear Mr. Traill���������I cannot marry  you. Please forgive me. I did not  realise, when you honored me with  your proposal, that an insuperable obstacle existed. That is all���������a lame  explanation���������but complete so far as it  goes. A woman who has wrecked her  lilt finds It hard to choose her words.  "Your sincere friend,  i "E. Vansittart."  They discussed these curt notes  during breakfast.  "I do not like their tone," said Mr,  Traill, gravely. "They Impress me as  the hurried resolutions of a woman  driven to extremities. Were it not  Sot her request about the children, I  should think what you thought last  night, Charlie, when  that  policeman  turned up."  "I must have telephoned my Ideas  to you mighty quick," was the retort  "My dear boy, even at this moment  we don't know what she intended to  do. Why did she go out? What is  the nature of her sudden illness? How  ������ojnejLli.|hai JliP Ja at Brand'a house-?"  I���������I���������"   How could she utter conventional words In such a moment?  , Her lips quivered and tears trembled  (In her eyes.   Then he knew.   The lace  'iiround her white neck was fastened  1 with  a little  gold brooch bearing a  'four-leafed shamrock In emeralds.   He  looked at her with a profound rever-  tnce, and caught her by tbe shoulders.  .   "My dear," he murmured, "you are  very like your mother."  "I am glad," she said, and kissed  him.  ltatton and other   progressive   mess-  kent, and neither Constance nor I csn|ureBt the authorities of China decided  a year ago to prepare a census along  CHAPTER XIX.  THE HOUSE THAT STOOD UPON  A ROCK  A week passed. In the fickle man-  Dry of the outer world tbe story of tne  Gulf Rock lighthouse was becoming  mellow with age. Men now talked of  iwar in Africa, of the Yellow Peril, of  some baccarat squabble In a West-end  club. But its vitality lingered in Penzance. There were side issues which  Pyne's device had kept from the pub-  Uc-keni but which, ins tawn^xpjk^nos  Inake any suggestion."  "But what will be tbe outcome?"  "How can I tell? That night���������aftet  jve left the hotel���������he told us tbe story  of his married life. I did not seem to  he utterly impossible to straighten  matters, but we knew nothing of her  career during so many years. Was  tehe married again? I have asked my  father. He believes* she was, but is  not certain."-  i "Father" waa Mr. Traill; Brand remained "dad." Thus did Enid solve  jthe difficulty.  '. "Is she aware that Constance knewa  'she is her mother?"  . "We think so. Indeed, we are sure.  She has been so HI, and Is yet so fragile, that we dare not excite her in  the least degree. So Constance haa  been very careful, but every look,  every syllable, shows that her mother  la In no doubt on that point."  "It's a pretty hard nut to crack,"  said Pyne. He blew cigar smoke into  rings. Seemingly the operation aided  reflection.  "Say, Enid," he went on. "If the  weather is fine to-morrow, do -you  think Connie would come out for a  drive?"  "I don't know.   Certainly she needs  some fresh air.    What between her  anxiety and her mother's illness, they  are beginning to look like sisters."  - "lull mention to Connie^ la, her fa-  modern lines. The investigation,  which was carried on through the custom authorities, has, except in a few  provinces, been completed, and according to its result the total inhabitants  of China are 439,214,000. This Is considerably larger than heretofore supposed. It Is a vast population, and  with the new awakening to life, must  be a potent factor in the world's history in the coming years.  If  Ground hy Special Machinery  Keys made to order.  BICYCLE REPAIRING  CORNER MAIN  STREET AND BROADWAY  T  X  ************************** ***************************  TMK HOUte OF WAUPMPER  Phone: Fairmont 1243  IOAL - O - TINT I  Of all Colors ���������  Guaranted the Finest Wall Finish in British Columbia  Large Stock of Wall Paper  I rtwaei FUrnont 1243   A* ROSS.   146 Broadway, Cast |  The 8mile Reminiscent.  "I see you are smiling at my jokes,"  said the waiting contributor, hopefully.  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Creditors are requested to send la  their claims duly verified to the Assignee, 416 Winch Building-, Vancouver, on  or before the 1st day of December. 1911.  and the Assignee will then proceed to  distribute the estate, having regard onl>  to claims filed.  Dated this 24th day of October, 1911  BURNS A WALKER.  Solicitors for the Assignee J  WJtAT n iff** to TOVff  To the preacher life's a sermon.  To the joker It's a- Jest;  To the miser life Is money,  To the loafer life is rest.  To the l&wyer life's a trial.  To the poet life's a song.  To the doctor life's a patient  That needs treatment right along.  To the soldier life's a battle,  To the teacher life's a school;  Life's a good thing to the grafter.  It's a failure to the fool.  To the man upon the engine  Life's a. long and heay grade;  It's a gamble to the gambler,  To the merchant life is trade.  Life's a picture to the artist.  To the rascal life's a fraud;  Life perhaps is but a burden  To the man beneath the hod.  Life  is  lovely  to the  lover,    ,  To the player life's a play;  Life may be a load of trouble  To the man upon the dray.  ^.ife Is but a long vacation  .    To the man who loves his work;  Life's am everlasting effort  ��������� To shun duty, to the shirk.  To the earnest Christian warder  Life's a story ever new;  Life 4s what we try to make it-  Brother, what is life to you?  ���������Motherhood.  A HYMN OF PEACE.  &ajro%A0T.  New Westminster Land District.  New Westminster District.  ,    TAKB  NOTICE,  that F.   T.    Plercy  Cond, of Vancouver, surveyor. Intends to  apply for permission to purchase the ft������l-1    ������,-.    ������������������, ������������,,.,*, T ���������,���������,,., ^^.' ������.������._ ������������������.������  flowing described lands: Commencing at        Do you think I could keep the wolf  the northwest corner of Lot 1410; thence* from rlifi door hv mv nlnrin**" nsk������d  I east 27 chains to the west boundary of  Irom me aoor ������*>m'. MnS���������������-    asaea  lot 2622 Q. 1; thence north 40 chains: 1 the musical young man.  laSj^e'nc'e0 SS~*I&FM|.  "You codld," replied MlssCayenne,  tXttSW 8&S2S "lf th������ wol( ha> ������ny sort of an ear tor  SO chains, more or less, to the shore of music.*'���������-Washington Star.  Sechelt inlet; thence southeasterly along  the shore line to point of commencement,  containing 200 acres more or less.  Located on the 12th day of October,  Mil.  Dated. 31st October. 1911.  P. T. PIERCT COND.  1 W. J. PA8COB, Agent  "So there's  another    rupture    ot  t) Mount Vociferous," said Mrs. Parting-  ''ton, as she put on her specB. "The  paper tells us about the burning lather  running down the mountains, but it  '��������� don't tell now it got afire.���������Tit-Bits.  Mr. McGwire (to hospital attendant)  ���������Phwatt did ye say the doctor's name  waa?..   .  Attendant���������Dr. Kilpatrick.  Mr. McGuire���������Thot settlei it. No  doctor with that cognomen will get a  chance to operate" on me���������not If I  know It '"������������������ a ������������������-���������#*  Attendant���������Why not?  Mr. McGuire���������Well, you see, nry  name is Patrick.  Andrew Cargenie has found a hymn  of international peace that he prefers  to "America." The meter is the same,  but although he prefers the new  words, he doeB not urge them as a  strbBtitute. Several thousand copies of  the hymn have been distributed by Mr.  Carnegie among those Interested, in  the peace movement.  It was written by Prof. George  Huntington; librarian at Carleton College, Oak Park, 111., who retired some  years ago on a pension from the Carnegie foundation. Following are .the  lines:  Two empires by the sea,  Two nations great and free,  One anthem raise.     : ,  One race of ancient fame,  One tongue," one faith we claim,  One God, whose glorious name  We love and praise.  What deeds our fathers wrought.  What battles we have fought,  Let fame record.  Now, vengeful passion, cease.  Come, victories of peace;  Nor hate, nor pride's caprice,  Unsheath the sword.  ���������  Though deep the sea, and wide,  Twizt realm and realm, Its tide  , Binds strand to strand.  So be the gulf between  Gray coasts and islands green  With bonds of peace serene  And friendship spanned.  Now, may the God above,/  Guard the dear land we love,  Both cast and west.  Let love more fervent glow,  As peaceful ages go.  And strength yet stronger grow;  Blessing and blest.  TREE PARTY.  ������*tttMOtMt������l������M������i^^  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Man-  dolin, Guitar,  Banjo,  Authoharp and  ,   Zither,  Twenty Private Lessons  - fflpOO-  No Class Lessons       >  Musicians supplies of, every description.  ill  3348 West  *9m9mmmmmmm9msm  mm*mmm9m*mmm9mmimm  |   HIUXReST p. 0. SOX IS  WOW; fetmwtt W $  Y0UN0 & Y0UNQ  PWJMWNG *nd STEAMFiTTING; HOT WAT3&  HEATING ana STOVE CONNECTIONS;  GENERAL RBPAlltS.  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Her heart, aa though the warm embrace  - Had a new life imparted, heaved  With greater force; and Fancy's power  A wreath <o*f fond endearments weaved  To crown the hapless child; but now  The  TAruggle   snook   her   weakened  ���������'  frame,  ���������Her limbs grew cold���������pulsation stopped;  And  o'er   her  eyes, death's   dimness  came:  In faltering accents she exclaimed���������  "My sweet one. 'tis for thee I' die!"  'Then some few treasured drops of life,  Shed from each smiling eye.  One long but broken sigh here loosed  Her soul; yet still the tears nhe shed  At parting, dwelt upon her cheek,  Like dews that bow the snow-drop's  head;  And still affection's dying glance.  Upon her features left its trace���������  'Fast froaen, a* we sometimes see  A wavelet on a river's face/  As though. In love with that rich smile.  Death, fearful of the least delay.  Had grasped her in his mighty arms  Before it passed ttway.  ATTWITJOar, HI 07 IgJ^WM.  Away to the north at the head of the  land,  Where   wild   the   winds   blow   o'er   its  headlands so grand;  Where   the sun  riser early  and  shines  until   late.  Tiles the empire of Maine, the old Fine  Tree state.  Her   forests   are   glorious,"   her   proud  rivers  How  A-down   to   the  coasts  where   the salt  breezes  blow.  While all o'er the land,  from mountain  to sea,  The   people   dwell   safely,   happy   and  free.  In  the days of the fathers, as  oft has  been told,  The   cup   that   Intoxicates    freely    was  sold;  But the  people  In  poverty  rather grew  worse.  And the drink habit proved, as always,  a curse.  So  the people  arose in the strength  ol  their   might;  Wrote   out   the   stern   Maine   Jaw   and  passed   It   at   sight.  And the  law  has proved   righteous,  and  wholesome   and   great,  Bringing: peace to the people and  fame  to the state.  So the years have pnssetl gently, bringing joy in their wake.  And prosperous times from sea coast  to  lake:  The fathers departed in pence to their  rest.  With hope and good conscience so signally blest;  They.left to their children in trust the  decree  That the state from the Tum curse  should always he free.  But now comes the question, so simple  and   just: '  Will ye sons of the fathers be true to  your   trust?  Will ye trail your state flag in the dust  for base  gain?  Bring    lasting   disgrace   on    the    brave  state of Maine?  Will   ye  dare    to    dishonor    your    own  father's  graves.  And   make  of your children  a  vile  race  of slaves?  Will    ye    license    bad    men    wretched  liquor to sell.  The  drug  that will' corral   your  people  to hell?  All   over   the   land  Christian   men   hope  and pray.  That ye maintain the law and hold on  your way.  Rev. C. S.  Nutter. D.  D.  For a June entertainment nothing  could be more suitable than a tree  party, for at'this season the'new  leaves are all out and .everything  looks fresh and green' Trim the house  with branches and blossoms, havingj  as many varieties of trees represented  as possible. When all the guests have  arrived, give to each a strip of cardboard (having a pencil tied > to it with  a bit of green ribbon), upon which  are written the following questions  for them to answer:  What's the social tree���������Pear, Tea.  And the dancing tree���������Hop.  And the tree that is nearest the sea  ���������Beech.  The daintiest tree���������Spruce.  And the Useable tree���������Tulip. Yew.  And the tree where ships may be?���������  Bay.  What's the telltale tree���������Peach.  And the traitor's tree���������Judas.  And  the tree  that's  the  warmest  clad?���������Fir.  The languishing tree���������Pine.  The chronojogist's tree���������Date.  And the tree that makes one cad?���������  Weeping Willow.  What's the emulous tree���������Ivy.  The -industrious tree���������Spindle-tree.  And the tree, that will never stand  still 7-^-Gaper.-^  The unhealthiest tree���������Sycamore.  The Egyptian plague tree���������Locust.  And the tree neither up nor down  hill?���������Plane.  The contemptible tree���������Medlar,  The most yielding tree���������India-rubber.  And the tree that bears a curse?���������  Fig. Damson.  The reddish-brown tree���������Chestnut.  The reddish-blue tree���������Lilac.  And the tree like an Irish nurse?���������  Honeysuckle. .  What ia the tree that makes each  townsman flee���������Citron.  And what round itself doth entwine?  ���������Woodbine.    \  What's   the   housewife's    tree?���������  Broom.  And   the   fisherman's   tree���������Bass-  wood.  What by cockneys is turned into  wine?���������Vine.  What's the tree that got up���������Rose.  And the tree that was lazy^-Satin.  Aloe.'"  And the tree that guides ships to  go forth?��������� (H)elm.  The tree   that's immortal���������Arbor-  vltae.  The trees that are not���������Dyewoods.  And the tree whose wood facta the  north?���������Southernwood.  Tbe tree in a bottle���������Cork. (Hazle-  wood).  Tbe tree in a fog���������Smoketree.  And what each must become ere  he's old?���������Elder.  The   tree   of   the   people���������Poplar  (tree).  The traveler's tree���������Wayfaring.  And the sad tree when schoolmasters "hold?~Birch. ���������     ���������  What's  the  tree  that  has  passed  through the fiery heat���������Ash.  That half-given to doctors when ill?  ���������Coffee.  The tree that we offer to friends  when we meet?���������Palm.  And the tree we may use a6 a quill?  ���������Aspen.  What's the tree that in death will  benight you?���������Deadly nightshade.  And the tree that your wants will  supply ?���������Breadfruit  And the tree that to travel invites  you���������Orange.  And  the tree that forbids you  to  die?���������Olive.  ���������Bright  ideas   for   Entertaining,"  by MrB. Herbert R. Linscott.  **************************       TAKE  NOTICE, ^  ��������� ". date, we, Kenneth P. Matheson;  and John M. Baker, agent,,both of  w  1  FOR FIRST QUALITY  | Floor, Hay and Feed 1  couver.- B,:/C.r Intend, to^appljrv^r:*;!!^;:-;;^:-;^;^^^^  cense/ta/.pro8pecrforcoal7a������d.;'p*t^e������av:;.v  on the vacant ground^ both foreshor* and  submarine,   in   the, following*  described  area:   l.   Commenclne at a post planted  on the foreshore of the 8W& ������f section  9, Gabriola Island, Nanalmo Dlst; then**  SO chains south; thence 80 chains  thence 80 chains north; thenc* 80  east, to point of commencement  h*th' ^,^Matheaoiii;-:a*U*wiii-;C;:J W*%������#  taker.; tttev^TSot^ta^i^yfr^^m^i^  v Dated' December.' 4th;^ltili^;''���������������������������.:���������i?'!^'.-':  ���������:���������-'''���������";   .-K^NCTk:;K0MA*BPBaBCW.:  . ��������� iom? u. baker ;;���������-  Western Call, 1st insertion, Dec. 2������,ttlt.  ������Siiii������  I  m  TAKB NOTICE,  that  !���������  days fr*m  date. we. Kenneth P. Matheson. asiner.  and John M. Baker, axeat both of Vancouver, B. C.; Intend to apply for a M������,  cense to prospect for coal and petroleum  OF ALL KINDS  GOTO  You wil^ receive courteous  treatment. Prompt attention given to all orders.  I MAIM ST.  BETWEEN  Zfth ssi 27th AVES. |  PHONE FAIRMONT 15U  on   the  vacant ground,  both "foreshore  post  on jh*j foreshore of the 8W%T of "sscUoo  I via     ������iiv     f������MMib    Biusmiii     wyvw "avivwwt    _  .and submarine, in the tollowlnc descrtned  area:   2.   Commenclns; ajtjkjeott planted  >���������  ^93Rr  l*************..*.****.***-  9, Gabriola Island. Nanalmo IHst; the������fia  80 chains south; thence east ������������������ ohatae:  thence north to the shore line of Oabrtola  Island: thence westerly, following the  shore line to point of commencement ;  Dated December 4th, if 11.   :    V <.  . KENNETH  P.   MATHESON. '-.  JOHN M. BAKER.  Western Call, 1st inaertton, V*. 2t, ltll.  B  '���������mMm  ' ':*.  VI  TAKE NOTICE,  that,  ������0 days from  date,_we, Kenneth P. Matheson. muMT..  and'John M. Baker, agent both" of Yeay     ~ " ' "' ' 'trolaaS  on the vacant gTp_und,_foreshore_ and ������3f������  couver, B.-*., Intend toTapply for a  cense to prospect for coal ana pat  marine, in the following described    3. Commencing at a post nlantod ea  the foreshore of Gabriola island, and:  one mile west of ajpoat planted on the  foreshore of the 8W% of section t.  Oabriola Island. Nanalmo Plat; thanes  80 chains south; thence west 80 caai*#:  thence'north. 80 chains; thence east M  chains, to point of commenoemeat  Dated December 4th, 1*11.  KENNETH  P.  MATHESON.  JOHN' M.   BAKER.  Western Call, 1st Insertion Dec. tt, 1911.  ��������� T.i'f ,',v^;^;���������p:>^.V���������^T'-���������,  r:.'"-J:i"''  ea:   4.   Commencing at a post plantad  the foreshore of Oabriola Island and  TAKE NOTICE, that 80 days from  date, we, -Kenneth P. Matheson, miner,  and John M. Baker, agent both of Vancouver. B. C. Intend to apply for a 11*  cense to prospect for coal and petroleen*  on the vacant ground, both foreshore and  submarine In the following described  area:    ' '       ' " "  on _   . .   2 miles west of a post planted on the  foreshore of the 8WU of section 8v  Oabriola Island. Nanalmo Diet; theses  south SO chains; thence west to chains:  thence north 80 chains; thence eaat M  chains, to point of commencement  Dated December 4th. 1911.  KENNETH  P. MATJRESON.  JOHN M. BAKER.  Western Call. 1st Insertion. Dee. 89, 1911.  PADTXAX* JUOOB.  In very ancient tlmet������. there came  A   I-'armer  to a  Lawyer's  door.  rcxprexxlns; jjreat concern of mind.  For   what  had   htii>]>eiied   just  before.  "A bull of mine your ox has (jnreil.  Kind -sir," the Tanner trembling npnke;  '���������.And I should be most glad to know  I low  I  can  reparation  make."  "Thou art an   honest man," replied  The .IucIko. "and will  not sure decline  To   make  a  speedy   settlement  By giving me an ox of thine."  "It is no more than justice." quoth  The. Farmer,  as I  plainly see.  "Hut I mistake���������it is your bull  That's  gored a! costly ox  for me.*  ������������������rmU-ed!  ahem!"   The .Tudjfe replied.  "That alters   very much   the case;  I   must  look  into   the affair,  And  if,"  he said  with  puzzled   face.���������-  "And if,' the Farmer sternly spake���������  Th'-re  woultS have  been   no   if,  I  find,  ITad  you bee ever free  to  let  An equal  justice  rule  your mind"'  C.   F.  Gerry.  WRS,W.O,DEtU  popuur nwsic TPACHPR  ?iaa re-opened be������ Studio  erw Commencinf Sept. 6  CbiMren a specialty.  For termt appl*  171 Hroa4w������v W.  Phone i F������im������ft fW   Mount Pkaisnf  TAKB NOTICE, that 89 days fresi  date, we Kenneth P. Mat  and John M. Baker, ������  couver, B. C, Intend  and John M. Baker, agent both of Vi  couver. B. C, Intend lo apply tor a  cense to prospect for coal apd petroleaaj  on the vacant'ground, both torssher* as4  "���������-���������  ���������-   ���������--lollowlng deacrljT  P*BR0S.K������  Open Pay und Nfglit  orricgsoe chapki.  202fl Ofwovllle It.   mow Sey. 12*2  OraooO  f  ANP CONFECTIONERY  Only the Best kept  l COUSINS       655 BnuDwiy f  Anatomical Shod Store  Parke Houston, Prop.  Repairs a Specialty  Harness and Sboemaking  0352 fraser St, op. sotn Ave.  ������*************************  !Ta9  submarine In the    w  area: I. Commencing at a poet plant  on the foreshore of Oabriola Island, a .  a miles west of a post planted on the  foreshore, of the BWH of section 9.  Oabriola Island. Nanalmo plat; thence  80 chains south; thence 80 chains west:  thence 80 chains north; thence east II  chains to point of commencement  pated December 4th, 1911.  1  BTH  P.   MATHESON.  M. BAKER  KENNETH  JOHN "  Western Call, 1st insertion, pee. 29, 1919,  TAKE NOTICE, that SO days frsn>  date, we, Kenneth P. Matheson, mtnef>  and John M. Baker, agent both of Va~  couver, B. C, Intend to apply for a  cense to prospect for coal and petroleul  on the vacant ground, both foreshore r'  submarine, in the following descri  area: 8. Commencing at a post plan  on the foreshore of Oabriola Island, anl  2 miles west of a post planted on thl  foreitliore of the 8W14 of section 9.  Gabriola Island, Nanalmo Pint; thence  80 chains west; thence north to thf  I lore line: thence following the shot*  line southerly to point of commencement/  Pated December 4th, 1911.  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.  JOHN M. BAKER.  Western Call, 1st insertion Pec. 29, lilt  TAKE NOTICE, that. 30 days frcsa  date, we, Kenneth P. Mathenon, mJneer  and John M. Baker, agent, both of Vancouver, B. C, Intend to apply for a 11"  cense to prospect for coal and petroleum  on the vacant ground, both foreshore anil  submarine, in the following described)  area: 7. Commencing at a post planted  on the foreshore of Gabriola Island, and  3 miles west of a post planted on the  foreshore of the S.W. % of section 9,  Gabriola Inland, Nanalmo Dlst.; thence  80 chains west; thence SO chains north;  thence $0 chains east; thence 80 chain*  south, to point of commencement.  Pated IX-cember 4th,  1911.   ,  KENNETH P. MATHKSOV.  JOHN M. BAKER.  WcsW-rti Call, 1st insertion, Dec. ^9, 1911.  ���������^mmm������������������������������������������������������~������������������������������������  TORONTO  j- I TAKi: NOTICE, that. .10 days fr������tn  ���������y ! date, we, Kenneth V. Matheson. mint-/,  jf j and John M. Haker, aKvnt, both of Van-  2 j coiivi-1-, H. <_'., intend to apjily lor a !1-  ���������J I f-ciisi- to jiro-ijiect for coal ami petroleum  J | on the following submarine Kronnt):  T i s.    CommericinK at a point 4  miles west  Tied ������jii  ���������Hon  ������,  jlsahriola   Island,   Xanaitno   I>lst.;   thence  tin   chains  west;  thence  SO  chains  north;  j thence fit) chains  east;   thence  SO chains  '.-south, to point of commencement.  Hated  Heeembt-r  -1th.   1911.  J i s. (JoimnenciiiK at a [)'>int 4 miles  7 i and I l/4 miles north of a post plant  Tithe  foreshore of the SWVi   of sect  FURNITURE   STORE J!  1 ' KENNETH   P.   JIATHESO-V.  % | JOHN  M".  RAKER  4 j Western Call. 1st insertion. Dee. 29, 1911.  X 3334 Main St.  * Our stock of Furniture  >; is Large, Modern and  | adapted to the tastes of  | Bayers.  * Dressers, Buffets, Tables  | Chairs, Couches, Mat-  ���������!��������� tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  TAK'-:   XOTICl-:.   that.   :^0   .lays   from  !<late.   \\c.   Kenneth   I'.' .Matlio-on,   miner,  : and  .loon   M.   Caker.  as-'ent.  hotli   of,  Van-  couver,   13.   C,   intend   to  ;ii>])iy   for  a  li-  i-.-nse  to prospect for coal and petroleum  : hi!     the    following    stihmariiie     Krotind;  'i.    t'oiiimerioSnn at a point 4  miles west  ' ar.d 2".  miles north of a post planted on  tie   foreshore of "the S\Y U   of section  9,  (>abriota  Island,   Nanalmo   Dist.;   thence  mi chains west;  thence  Mi  chains  north;  then'-e  Sfi chains  east:   thence  SO  ciiaiils  south,  to  point of  commencemer.t.  Lcve of Display.  The door bell of the Vanity's honse  rang at about eight o'clock one night, j  and Mrs. Vanitay said excitedly to her i  htisband: |  "There, Charles, I know  that's the \  furniture   van   coming   with   the  new  bedroom suite  we bought  todaj', and  if it is I just won't receive it, that's  all."  "Why net?" asked Mr.- Vanity.  "Why not?" replied Mrs. Vanity.  "Do you think I am going to pay 8100  for a suite and then have it sent out  here after dark so that none of the  neighbors can see it when it's brought  in?    ^ot if I know it."  Dated   riccemhc-r   4th,   l&ll.  A complete line of kknxeth  p.  mathksox.  Linoleums, Cavpet Squares, etc. * : .toiix M   B\Ki:u  Drop   in   and   inspect our gOOCiS. 7. ! Western Call, 1st insertion. Uec. iO, IP! i.  This is where you get  a  square  deal.  M. H. COWAN  liifi;; i:: 11111 M t: Mi tn  v ; ���������^���������,���������������������������.���������������������������^���������^���������^������^������  <. ! TAKE XOTTCE, that. M0 days from  ���������J. I date. we. Kenneth P. Matheson, miner,  Aland .John Al. Baker, agent, both of Van-  A ' couver. Ii. C, intend to apply for a 3i-  A i cense to prospect for coal and petroleum  A ��������� on the following vacant submarine  ������I- -croiiml: 10, commencing at a point 4 miles  A i west and "*/��������� mi'.es north of a post  A i planted on the foreshore of the SW^i of  A| section 9. Gabriola Island, Nanalmo  AilMst.: thence 40 chains north; thence ������0  T J chains east: thence 80 chains south;  A thence R0 chains west; thence 40. chains  north, to point of commencement.  Dated December 4th, 1911.  KENNETH   P.   MATHESON.  JOHN M, BAKER.  Western Call, 1st Insertion, Dec. 29, 1911. THE WESTERN CALL.  * ii i a������.  mm  !������-���������  ii ������i������'������i������'������ii i������"���������������' <������' * > ��������� ��������� in������ i ������i *, I. in '  1 AG   MANN 232 Broadway East  I    ���������������������������->���������������      SMnsvs^e (Between Main and Westminster Rd.)  WE HAVE JUST ADDED  LaMes' Tailoring  To Our Well-known Tailoring Establishment  Our Ladies' Tailor has come direct from New York  * I  I   I  ������ i|  !���������'������  I  I il   IH   I'll I I <   ln������ i������  nil Hiii'i '!���������'������ |nl I' I I' ������*-���������-< Hi I |n|  Boxes of Paper and Envelopes   -      -      ���������  2 Writing Pads       .  10 Scribblers      -      -      .      .      .      .      .  and  School Supplies, of Course, at the Lowest Prices  10c  15c  25c  | The Grandview Stationery:!  * 1130 PARK DRIVE .   ]\  Phono t Boyvlow 1132  VAN UrTORP BROS.  .���������i. ii��������� i, i,������������������    ��������� .   - ,.. ��������� i��������� ���������   ,.i     m .��������� ��������� mi ��������� - i i ���������- in - - .   -���������  We handle all kinds of CUT FLOWERS  Fern Dishes in great variety.      Fine Primulas at 25c each.  Order   your ROSES and RHODODENDRONS now for  Spring Planting.  999 Broadway W���������        Cor. Broadway and Oak  MUICI imci. spent fir Bispttil ftsHtrs, CM. IEATIEI ant IttAfflT  I II^IHi-l IK HH H ���������>������>������������������! lOtOII 11*11 M III I4H������1 !���������������������������������������������  High Grade Cutlery  James White  Alderman for Ward Six  It becomes my (Juty and pleasure to thank all  who bv word or deed returned me as alderman  of Ward VI for 1912. From first to last my best  efforts will be directed to advance the interests  of the Ward and whole eity; thus may the electors  who committed to me this public trust have no  cause to regret their action at the polls.  Thev are worthy my best service and shall have  it.  JAMES WHITE.  advancement d,f publicvedu^^  portunity to serve the city in this capacity I am  grateful. - '���������      ���������;---,;-'���������' ':i.r:.:,-v-T'..  V W, Er FLtJMEBFELT.  Thanks to the electors of Vancouver, who again  expressed their belief in me as a citizen and school  trustee, my time^ thought and best efforts are devoted to the improvement of our schools and the  C^MMENTO ON THE EMOTION,  .  \  ;       (Continued from page 1)  able success. We may look for some necessary  changes in the Civic Service, as well as in the  arrangements of the Standing Committees of  Council. Great care is" required at this point, and  no doubt the new Mayor will carefully examine  into all these matters, in due time.  , The heat of battle is over. Good men have  lost and won. The spirit that prevailed throughout the campaign was most creditable to the majority of the candidates as well as the electors.  In writing short letters in times of urgency,  there is a danger of hurting someone by statements not amply expanded and fenced.  One of my long-time friends felt hurt at my  strong references to certain American agitators of  an unprincipled class, who .have been/acting with  a high hand. These rude fellows have had two  lessons since the beginning of last September. ���������  Now I have no compunctions in attacking rowdies and grafters of any and all nations. In my  letter I had to deal with those of only one nation, that of Uncle Sam; I had no reference to  manly, honorable Americans, and they are too  sensible to be hurt when I or any other writer,  may cudgel the rowdy class who have come from  that land to teach Canadians "a thing or two,"  on how to run elections, and work their sweet  will. We are not as soft ns they imagine, and  know well how to handle them without gloves.  The majority who come from the United States  and dwell among us, we tind all we could desire  in them as men and citizens. There is none better/ And they are too wise and strong to take  up the cause of the grafters, whom any.of us,  either in private or in public, may attack.  JOSEPH RODGERS  I. XL.  HENRY BOKER'S  We have a splendid stock of these brands, known  every where as the best obtainable.  TISPALI-S Umited  (Successors to Charles IE!. Tisdall)  618-620 Hastings Street  ������4.������������������.������������li^������;: t ;i :ii<-;*i: t<Ol I ii I im;������i iitiHii������i i-i i ������>  Clocks  Every household and  office need a reliable  timepiece. Our selection of clocks covers a  wide range from the  Useful Alarm to the  Beautiful Chime  Clocks. We are sel-  , ling agents for the  i   famous BIQ PEN At-ARH.  Geo. G. Rigger  Jeweller & Diamond Specialist  | 143 Hastings Street, W. f  Ml MHll M M ������************Oi I M Mill II11 M 11 ������l IM M M  M������M*������������M������l������<������1M������im)������MI������>������>ft<l������l������lfl������<������>MI������l  Our Opinion on the  ie Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise In our line, _^  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market   In our opinion  UtaffiM! j  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,  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447  ttMUi>������iii*i������niiniini������imiimiiiiiniiiiiiu*  South Vancouver Standing Committee*  The standing committees for 1912  as announced by Reeve Kerr, are as  follows: Board of Works���������Chairman  John Third, and the entire council.  Finance and Assessment���������Chairman  Elliott, Councillor* 'Campbell and  Tbomaa. Board of Health���������Chairman  Robinson, Councillors Campbell and  Elliott Park Board���������Reeve and full  council; Police���������Chairman Thomas.  Councillors Robinson and Third; Fire,  Water and Light���������Chairman Stewart  Campbell, Councillors Third and Elliott  Edmonds.  In municipal court last Tuesday, Mr.  Clarke was fined 9260 and costs for  assaulUnK Mr. J. B. Nelson, a foreman In the employ of the municipality,  on January 8th, on Dundee Street  Ah Bam, who conducts a piggery of  260 pigs on the Douglas Road near  Still Creek, was charged with conduct-  in a business contrary to the health  regulations. His sentence was suspended for two months, during which  time he must conform to the regulations.  To Ossl With the Hold-ups.  Mayor Findlay and Chief of Police  Chamberlain had a conference at the  City Hall last Tuesday morning to  consider means of stopping the frequent hold-ups in tbe city, and it is  expected that steps will be taken immediately to Increase the size and efficiency of the police force, so as to  afford greater protection during tbe  night  On Tuesday, January 23rd, at 8 p.  m., there will be a Picture Travel Talk  by Mr. R. Sparling in Mt Pleasant  Methodist Church;- "From tbe City of  the Saints to the Garden of the Gods"  Is the title of the lecture, which Is  to be given under the auspices of the  Ladies' Aid.  The Glad Tidings Adult Bible Class  of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church are  having a banquet on Thursday, January 25th.  An exhibition and concert will be  given by the Athletic Club of Mt.  Pleasant Presbyterian Church Id aide  of the gymnasium on Thursday, February 1st A collection will be taken  at the door. ,  The annual meeting of the congregation of Mt Pleasant Presbyterian  Church will be held Wednesday even-  J J ing, January 24th.  Professor Cowsn, whose name appears in this paper every week, merits  special mention. Few men can claim  all that distinguishes him; not only  from the masses, but from teachers of  music. Nature, education and experience have made him a master. He  handles all kinds of musical instruments with enviable skill. The violin,  mandolin, guitar, banjo, auto-harp and  zither are among his favorites. Ten  years with the great artists and ten  years head teacher Cowan's Academy  of Music, Winnipeg, nave given skill  and tone. He is an able and popular  teacher. Moreover, he is a successful  collector of curios. Call on him at bis  new studio, 2348 Westminster Road.  Today, January 19, 1912, completes  the first month's experience of young  Professor Odium at the home of his  parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Odium, 1710  Grant St He is a vigorous lad, and  like all visitors from baby land, Is a  genuine autocrat  Wanted:   A name!  A banquet and Interesting programme will be given by the Glad Tidings Bible Class of Mt Pleasant Methodist In the banquet room of the  church on Thursday, January 25th, at  7 p. m. sharp.   Each member is ex  pected to bring a friend. The members extend a cordial invitation to any  adults who are not members of the  class, also to their class session which  meets in Church Auditorium each  Sunday at 2:30 p. m.  South Vancouver Fire Chiefs Report.  According to the report for 1911,  presented by Fire Chief W. Jordan, Jhe  number of bush fired attended was  30; residences, 0; stores, 3; false  alarms, 6. The number of practices  held was 16. Chief Jordan recommended that four large Are-halls be  built and modernly equipped with  combination engines and horses during .ltll  At the regular monthly meeting   of  the Central Park-.CommlssIoners, held  last Wednesday, M. Bambury, the park  foreman, was Instructed to prepare his  annual report of the work done during 1911 and present it to the board  at its next meeting, which will be  held next Tuesday. A deputation to  wait upon the government In reference  to the proposed Improvements of the  park will be appointed next Tuesday.  Jakes���������The death occurred yesterday of Charles Jakes, of 240 Twenty-  first avenue east The remains have  been removed ta Armstrong * Edwards' parlors, and funeral arrangements will be announced later.  ^1 ������������*������������������������������IMMI������111 >������4������*ltU������MM >���������������<>���������������>������������������������������������������������������������������< 1|  Fresh and Salt Meats  3GGS  KJTTER  TSB  And everything that an Up-to-date Market carries, f  Three Deliveries pailyv  Ml    f\o  748 Ninth Ave. E.  Phone; Fairmont a58 t  I"I'HH'v'M <**<% ********** 1<***H UKUtH II MM l*H ������I HIT  i  *************************** 11111 M M M I 'l"l ***********������  Millinery and Fancy Qoods  Bid REDUCTION ON BALANCE OP OUR  MILLINERY  Special Id  $1.00 and 75c Centre Pieces for  65c and 50c Centre Pieces for -  $1.00 and 85c Cushion Covers, complete, for  50c Crash Centre Pieces for      -      -      -  50c Cushion Tops for -      -      -  $1.25 Oval and Square Runnerslfor  -      -  $1.50 and $2.00 Fancy Bags, hand worked, for  50c  40c  50c  35c  25c  75c  75c  MICC  C\ TDI P 2636 MAIN STREET ::  ITIIe^aJ     VsUIyJUGr    VANCOUVER   -       -   B. C-, ���������������  Vl>******'*****************4*******i***4***************  .THE.  Royal Meat Market  634 Broadway West (late Mills,& Co.)  Is under New Management and will handle nothing but the Choicest  Meats, Fish and Poultry  also the finest of  Hams, Bacon and Lard  At ths Lowest Possible Prices. If you are looking for a square deal  give us a trial; Satisfaction Guaranteed. Sausages, etc., all our own  *l������B make.    **bb������j ���������  ���������cm* Pkmms Fakement 1909  HOLLAND & BANKS, Prop.  Home Specialists;  2343 Main Street  PHONE:  FAIRMONT 497  READ LOUOHEBD & CO.'S LIS!  1760    CA8H    M A K E8   FIRST    PA\.  ment on a fine seven-room home oi  Eighteenth avenue in the choice Oj  P. R. property near Ontario street!  seven rooms and basement, cemen]  foundation, furnace, laundry tuba  large kitchen and pantry, with out  side air shaft; den Off dlnlngroomi  fireplace In dining-room; large has  window In parlor archway betweet  . parlor and hall; bidden staircase]  three large bedrooms and the vei  best bath and toilet separate. Yoi  must see this home in order to af  predate It. Price is only $51.  $700 cash, balance arranged to sil  purchaser. This Is good for a fei  days only. Igake an appolntmei  for to-day.   Keys at our office.   86  NINETEENTH AVENUE CORNER-,  A fine eight-room residence in thj  best part of the C. P. R. proper..  This house must be seen to be as  predated. It has many advant .  and conveniences you will find'  more expensive homes, hot wate|  heat. The price is extremely lov  for such a fine home. Only $6800]  $1000 cash, balance arranged to su  purchaser. Owner has . deed and  will trade for good building lot W������"  would like to show you this housef  87-J  O. L. 301-1700 CASH FOR A MOI  era 7-room semi-bungalow on 28t  ave.. half block from Main St;  Is just completed and is a beauty;j  furnace, fireplace and modern  every way.' Price $4950: $700 cashH  balance about $35 per month.   Calll  at 262 28th Ave. east.  EIGHTH AVENUE���������83 FEET NEAP  Bridge with a fully modern 8-rooii^  house, besides attic This Is cheap!  at $5500, but it can be bought fori  $5000; $1000 cash, balance easy.  SIXTEENTH AVENUE���������80 FEET J  near Columbia for $5000.' This 111  cheap. . Buy now and make a Mg|  profit before spring.  $200 CASH AND 817 FER  MONTH 1  will buy a. fine 88-foot lot on Twsavl  ty-second avenue and John ���������treat!  Call on us about It right away.  $880   CASH   WILL   MAKE   FIRST I  Btyment on a 6-room bungalow near;  aln street; 2 bedrooms; full stie  basement; lot 89x100 ft to lane;  lot is fenced;  lawn end fiower#j,'(  chicken bouse and bam for borse.li  Price $2500; $250 cash, balance $85,  per month, interest at 8 per cent  This is a snap.   Will trade for a I  good building lot B97-1  $400 CASH MAKES FIRST PAY-  ment on a strictly modern 5-room  bungalow on 24 th avenue, near Fraser avenue car line; basement, With  cement floor. Price $2,800; $400  cash, balance $25 per month, In*  eluding Interest. B210-1  83300��������� LARGE DOUBLE CORNER  on Nineteenth avenue and John  street. Third cash, balance arranged. This is the cheapest  double corner In P. L. 301.   B179-5  $1800���������50-FOOT CORNER ON 17TH  avenue, orie block from car. This Is  the cheapest 50-foot corner in ths  city; $700 cash, balsnce 6, 12 and  18 months. B209-4  100 FEET���������Cornsr on 17TH AVENUE.  two blocks from car; all cleared.  This is cheap; price 83300; one-  third cash, balance 8, 12 and 18  months. B188-1  $500 CASH PAYMENT Witt PUR-  chase   a   strictly   modern   6-room  - bungalow on Thomas street, near  Westminster road. This Is a dandy  place; basement, with furnace and  trays; 2 bedrooms, bath and toilet;  a light kitchen, with cooling cabinet  paneled dining room, flrejlace, with  electric connections; a swell parlor; fine view from front verandah.  This Is cheap. Price cut to $8100  from $3500; $500 cash, balance  monthly payments. Call at once  for this one. B148-1  $750 CASH WILL PURCHASE A  fine six-room residence on Seventeenth avenue, in the swell part ot  the C. P. R. property. This home  must be sold at once. Think of a  fine modern home with all the latest  conveniences for $4,750. $750 cash,  balance 6,12, 18 and 24 months and  $2,000 mortgage for three years;  full lot 33 by 122 feet to 20-foot  lane; one block from Sixteenth avenue carline when completed. Please  see us at once. 175-1  8EE OUR SIGN AT MAIN 8T. AND  8th avenue. We are open evenings  until 9 p.m.  & CO.  Real Estate���������Loans. 7  General Agents,    Bulaview.:    ?  Eburne Heights.  2343 Main Street  Phone:   Fairmont  497  y���������r^yryu/p:


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