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The Borden Government at Work���-Aid to Fisheries and Agriculture���Liberals and the Tariff Clash
South Vancouver's Motto for the Year 1914���" In Gold We trust!
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IN GOLD WE TRUST
PRESENT DAT TEXT FOB SOUTH
VANCOUVER
' The axe is now pausing in its. swing���a few
more strokes and there will be no more heads left.
Gold outvies Robespierre and Marat in blood-,
thirst iness.
But the work of reconstruction has begun!
Strange, that' the y^ry first act of this Council
elected to economise���its,very first act of reconstruction should be a visit to Victoria to secure
a larger remuneration for the Reeve and Council. We believe this should have been done two
years ago, but still the irony of fate is there, v
No matter, "we hear that the paving of Main
street is to go on, and that the wages of the men
employed on the roads are to come down.    ��
Why not, instead of harrassing the Paving
- company with delays and legalities���why not
make friends with them and save the municipal-
' ity something by getting a rebate on this reduction of wage account.
We still believe that the worst possible policy
our muncipality can pursue is to stop work on its
roads and other development work. We believe
the employment of 600 men on Main street would
. help turn the tide. Add to that the rocking of a
20-foot way on Fraser, Victoria and Kerr streets
to the River road,, and-our municipality would
quickly recover from its hold-up.
We also recommend, while.we are on this
point, an agreement with Burnaby to seek assist-
' ance from the Provincial Government to open up
Boundary road, and rock a 30-foot:'way the entiw
. distance from Burrard Inlet to the Fraser. ���/ - -*'-���
* Vancouver is filling up again. Empty houses
are not nearly so plentiful today as 60 days ago.
South Vancouver is also filling up, and building
-seems tb have begun once more.
We must have roads to get around on; no
community can thrive without good main roads.
And we must have sewers to carry away our filth;
$750,000 for sewers in South Vancouver this year,
$l,000,0<Xt in Vancouver and $100,000 in Point
Grey and $100,000 in Burnaby, will help.
The spring time is at hand, tbe time of hope
and joy, when dead ones come to life again.
Wake up, South Vancouver, and go ahead.
,
THE POTOBOBORB
Royal Commissioner William Blakemore and
and the British Columbia government are to be
congratulated on the report recently issued on
one of the most interesting of the strange religious sects of Eastern JSurope.	
The report is as readable as a hovel, and far
more interesting than most and for sympathetic
treatment of a tribe that has given our authorities some trouble it is a most singularly lucid
And fair minded document. Indeed, we believe
this report will find a high place in the archived
���of British state papers,' and no one should try to
form an opinion on the Doukhobours without
first reading this report. *
We are aware that, in some quarters Commissioner Blakemore has been severely criticised for
being too, sympathetic, but we have reason to believe that these critics have been swayed by political needs, and that the report is in every way
justified. In any case we are glad to see that the
recommendations of the commissioner are being
adopted by the government, and measures
brought down to enforce them.
HINDOO IMMIGRATION
The question of Hindoo immigration into B.
C. has been from the first most perplexing, and
has deeply stirred the hearts of men on both sides.
TheTYestern Call has felt that for the British Columbian there was but one safe way���exclusion;
and has strenuously advocated such a policy at
all times���but we gladly print a letter from Rev.
Dr. Kenneth J. Grant, now of Vancouver, who
for many years was a missionary to the East Indians in Trinidad, and who presents a possible
"way out" of a very embarrassing situation,,
writing as follows: "May I crave a little space
to remark on the East Indian side of this huge,
perplexing, pressing question. Indians, under
the same flag as ourselves, stand in peculiarly
close relations, and bald legislation of exclusion
from the Dominion, notwithstanding the urgency
of economic and racial arguments, would be impolitic and unjust.
"If we. can justify our entrance into India as
foreigners in the days of Queen Elizabeth for the
purposes of gain, much more any East Indians
now, ��� not as foreigners, but as subjects of His
Majesty King George, claim admission to Canada
"to improve their circumstances. And yet unrestricted Oriental immigration is inadmissable.
This is the prevailing, if not the universal senti-
iment. '     -:   ,;
"What can we do? On us as a British people
(Centlnvsa on Page 71
THE COAL
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The Coal-Strike situation in British Columbia is quite unbearable. This
is becoming, more and more, the opinion of right thinking men all over the Province. Especially do the friends of the Administration feel that some solution must
be reached and that the situation ought to-be at once firmly taken in hand by the
Minister of Mines. The attitude of the Western Call has been sympathetic to the
men, and whilst deploring violence, which necessitated military and legal action,
has persistently pointed out that no serious attempt has yet been made to bring
matters to a head.' In fact the public justly complain that they have been kept
in the dark as to the real causes of the rupture between operators and men, and
are growing steadily more impatient as they read of men for years good steady ���
citizens���being sent -to the penitentiary for two years. Men who in no real sense
can be called criminals. Men who have families to sustain, and whose past characters have been good.
But there is another reason why British Columbians are growing restive.
The strike is seriously disturbing trade at a time when the Province can ill afford it Sixteen months of enforced idleness in one of the main industries of our
Province has helped to cause a stagnation in business that almost everybody feels,
and the worst of it is that day by day our coal trade, one of our greatest sources
of revenue, is (being lastingly enfeebled by our coal users, unable to get coal at any
reasonable figure, transmuting their furnaces into oil burners.    .
Coal is now being brought into the province from Australia and advertised at $8.50 per ton. Household coal is $8 per ton, and we are only 30 miles from
pithead, with a water haul from the bunkers. Coal .can be put into the bunkers
for $1.25 per ton at present wages. In Indiana and Illinois XOcts a ton is reckoned a fair net profit for operators. This makes $1.35 per ton at bunkers. Be-
|ween that on^ir $8.50 there is surei^;aihtt^�� ^wlficfcncy to supply our coal
scuttles without adding with it the sorrrow and disgrace of a nearly two years'"
lockout of three or four thousand of our sturdiest workers. As a matter of fact
$4 should give the operators a very splendid profit. ^
Something must be done. The public are demanding it now, mi their
voice will grow louder as the days go by.
-We realize the technical difficulties that lie in the way of government
. forcing an issue* but the coal situation is rapidly becoming a public scandal that
shoulu be abated. No one floubts for a single moment the ability of o_ur veyry
capable Premier to force a settlement of this issue very quickly and altogether
outside of technical legalities. Most of us wonder why this has not already been
done. ' '    -   _
We do not know the inside facts that have caused the present deadlock
betwixt operators and miners. The men say it is because of improper conditions
in the mines; because the men who report that the operators are not regarding,
the laws and regulations governing the mine workings, are not protected whilst
the operators are protected against the stokers, who were breaking laws merely
jn their efforts to get the operators to keep the laws.
 On the other hand Premier McBride informed^us in his recent speech of
Monday last, that the gas, etc., is not the cause of the strike, but the fact that the
United Mine Workers of America failed to entrench themselves at the Island col-
leries as quickly and as strongly as they had planned^ %
We care not which is the truth; we hold that the government can and
ought to bring both parties to reason at once.
And the same remedy will suit either party. f
THE REMEDY
British Columbia has plenty of good coal deposits. Let the government
go into the coal business if the operators and, miners���both or either of them refuse to come to an amicable settlement.
_ The operators on the Island have for years been in receipt of a remuneration for their coal products amply sufficient to enable them to treat their
employees with such fairness as would secure their peaceful -co-operation. This
they have not done.  There has been almost continual dissatisfaction.
If, on the other hand, the parties to blame in the present dispute are���as
the Premier strongly avers���the miners, or rather the Union^Jeaders, who desire
to absolutely control the labor situation in British Columbia, m order to equalize
labor conditions here so as to guard the Washington and Pennsylvania miners
against that day when the Vancouver Island colleries, on the opening of the Panama canal, with its resultant rush of cheap labor and its enhancement of shipping facilities, would enter into keen competition with the American coal trade m
the Coastal cities of U. S. A., both in Eastern and Western states.
If this be true, and this accusation forms the important part of the
Premier's speech. Still our remedy holds good against the men and their leaders.
We would humbly remind the Premier that there is another party to this dispute,
namely, the long suffering public of British Columbia, who are neither miners
nor mine owners. And the public are sick to death of this eternal coal dispute
that has raised prices upon them until���whilst only 30 miles distant from pitheads
���Australia can profitably send her coal here from 10,000 miles away.
British Columbia has great coal deposits untouched and practically on
tide water. The people want to see these resources developed���want to see the
miners at work. Let those who want to snarl over the bone at Nanaimo continue
their game and let the government add another department to its already large
and daily growing establishment on James bay, viz.: The Provincial Colleries
Department, and give us B. C. coal at reasonable prices, instead of Australian,
coal at Diamond prices. -K; ;
The time for radical action has come, and the people of British Columbia are demanding that operators and miners settle their differences at once or
���or take the consequences. i i
BORDEN GOVERNMENT AT IflRi
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FISHERIES OF CANADA
ABE A GREAT ASSET
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Bon. Mr. Huen Em Grfeat Faith in TUt Indna.
try���Waters of Canada Toomiag With Vast
Quantities of F&h���What the Government Is
Doing to Encourage the Work. y\"'/ '>��
Prosperity in the fisheries of Canada all along 'F^t
the line and an optimistic outlook for the induf-   ; t,
try- generally were the main features of the (rtato-:; \&~"
ment made to the House of Commons by Hbn^&'Yv:';",:
\D. Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries. .Hon;.' VJ ^
Mr. Hazen is nothing if" not progressive. rHe\li;^ ,i;^
never pessimistic about the possibilities of his 'am}}',',$-//;
tive country, and while ever" ready to advance the'"   ���'>
interests of the Maritime-Provinces his national * '.,
outlook enables him to survey comprehensively   \.>;,v
the fishing industry'of Canada on the Pacific as    >
well as on the Atlantic coast.   In response to^    ,t
some petty criticisms from an opposition mem-v /-
ber, Hon. Mr. Hazen showed how much the pres-     :!
erit Government was accomplishing for the fishing- i J
industry in comparison with the idleness which,.,   , '
characterized   the   Laurier, administration.   He      -
also showed how great was the development in.    '
the fishing industry and how it was mereasing.  ,   ,
The whole survey was one of the most cheering -   '
expositions of a'government's work that haaeyer^-;
been heard* in the- House.   Speaking on the fish' ���}}
industry, Mr. Hazen said: \ "   **-'"��* ^."^
Many Bpltndid Fisheries.
"Up to a few years ago Nova Scotia was3he .-:
premier, fish-producing province of Canada., JPo-:'r,'
day, British Columbia is enormously productive:
_ -Tfce *vmMfa$mWfe^ay&sgfa ^Cptofcitfe arc
- teeming with fish> and"SltEbugh up io th^ffresentV ?
the industry has only been, developed in two var-* - *
ieties, the halibut and the salmon, the waters of
British Columbia are filled-with herring, and
sole, and crabs, and other fish, the trade in which
can be developed to enormous advantage.   With, ���
the opening of the Grand Trunk Pacific from "^
prince Rupert to the Bast, I believe, from my own
personal knowledge and "observation in northern '-
British Columbia tbis year, that in a few years
Rupert will not only be the greatest fish port on
the continent of America, but probably the greatest fish port in the world.   In addition to our
fisheries on the eastern and western coasts, we
have splendid fisheries in the immense inland
lakes, where the industry is capable of great
development, with resultant    increase    in    the
wealth of the country, and an added source of food ���
supply for the people of the prairie provinces.
Owing to tbe wanton destruction of fish in the
- past by the implements used to catch them, we
__will have_to take measuresjo >epair_the_misehief^ _>_
that has been done, by providing for tbe artificial production of the fish. To a very considerable extent, measures in that direction are being
taken today."
(Continued on Page 7)
40NAH ANP THE WHAJ-P
We have heard so much from arrogant, critical minds during the last quarter of a century of
the "scientific" fact that a whale could never
have swallowed Jonah that it is a good thing
now to hear from a plain, matter of fact man
"who knows."
Prof. George Mackloskie, Department of Biology, Princeton, tells us that, when off the coast
of Japan, he got acquainted with Roy Matthews,
'one of the greatest'living authorities on whales,
for whaling has been his life's business. One
day-he asked Matthews if he had any difficulty in
believing the story of Jonah, and to his great
surprise he replied: "None, whatever."
"Why," said he, "the air chamber of a whale is
large enough and convenient enough to accommodate any man. A large whale requires as
much air as 80 men. Its mouth is large enough
for four men to stand upright in it. As it darts
through the water with wide open mouth all
kinds of small fish go down into the stomach, but
a large body like Jonah would have to go into
the air chamber, where he would suffer no great
inconvenience. The whale, however, would not
be very comfortable until it went ashore and
coughed him out." So much then re. the probability of the story from one who knows a
thousand-fold more  regarding the matter than
any critic.
FROM SERMON ON  PAGE POUR
By  ��� former Vancouver  man    Read  it.
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ORANGEMEN AT NELSON
(By Special Wire)
Nelson, February I9���
The Western Call, Vancouver.
Excellent meeting of Grand Black Chapter Tuesday. Resolutions passed condemning Bilinjrualism
and Home Rule. J. W.Whiteley, new Grand Master.
Grand Orange Lodge opened Wednesday with
150 delegates present. Important resolutions passed
calling for total exclusion of Orientals from Canada
and employment of British subjects on public works
by Provincial and Federal Governments.
Thomas Duke
���t .':"' '���������"T  THE WESTERN CALL.  THE WESTERN CALL  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  BY THE  TERMINAL CITY PRESS, LTD.  HEAD OFFICE:  203 Kingsway, Vancouver  Telephone Fairmont 1140  Suhsorlntlon a  One Dollar a Year In Advance  There is a tide in the affairs of men  Which taken at the flood leads on to  fortune.  ' -       . '������������������'������������������������������������''������������������'-;'Y^?S'  Friday, February 20, ISM  SOUTH VANCOUVER.  Since the memorable election of 17th January  last, when the present council went into power,  there has been a never ending stream of humanity pouring up and down the stairs in the Municipal hall. Old and young���������short and tall���������lean  and stout���������all are animated by the same desire,  viz.: to get hold of one of the many vacancies  created by the Gold two-edged sword;  Qualifications seem only a minor point in the  eyes Of many. "Pull," not qualifications, seem  to be the open seasame thought necessary by all  candidates.  1   On Monday last most of the members of the  . municipal staff turned out to pay their last tribute to their fellow worker, Mr. James, assessor.  The'late assessor was one of the oldest employes  , of the hall.   Of a quiet retiring disposition, he  . was much respected by every one connected with  the hall: -  ,    . The following day the remains of Catherine  Winters, wife of Detective Winters,-was laid to  rest.   Both Mr. Winters and his late wife are old  timers, and we question if there is today a man.  who is better known in South Vancouver than  Tom Winters.   For many years before entering  the service of the Municipality of South Vancouver he followed the dairy and cattle business,  and ten years ago, if there was a sale of cattle  within fifty miles* of Vancouver, Tom was at it  . The employes at the hall contributed a beautiful  ' wreath to both funerals.  The action of Councillor Thomas in the trial  of Gateman and Houston causes more than ordinary comment and may yet have a serious result. That the Attorney General's attention will  be drawn to the- matter is certain. Magistrate  Johnston and the court stenographer find themselves in a peculiar position in regard to Mr.  Thomas' evidence.. If what be says is correct,  ��������� then no further reliance can be placed on the  work of the lady stenographer at the hall, nor  can the magistrate be relied on when furnishing  ���������" the higher court with the evidence brought out  in the Police Court. '   '' .  The Council must also take action in the mat-.  ' teras it is up to Councillor Thomas now to draw  their attention to the fact that the evidence he  heard given before Judge McJnnes, as the sworn  . testimony of the court stenographer was not as  . given _,in__the Police. Court_ in _ South ^Vancouver,  and that he, Councillor Thomas, had to give the  correct version.   In justice to Magistrate Johnston and Miss Dench, court stenographer, a searching investigation should be instituted, and if it  is found that Councillor Thomas made a mistake  we are certain he will be the first to publicly  apologize.  The impression has gone abroad that the  Council is dominated and run by one man. This  impression is largely due to a certain councillor  claiming the credit for all the drastic action that  has taken place. The other councillors are at  present entirely in the shade. When any one is  looking for a situation or seeking a favor rarely  do such applicants ask for the Reeve or any other  councillors but the one.  However, Councillors Thomas and Routledge  are men who will not take a back seat for any one.  So in the near future we hope to see Councillor  Thomas and the others assert their individuality.  The monopolization by any single individual of  all credit for work done is neither good for the  individual nor the community.  That a reaction is now taking place throughout the municipality at the hasty action of the  council in their wholesale dismissals is plainly  evidenced in every day conversation. An uneasy  feeling prevails that the dismissals are not due  to inefficiency, as at first stated, but rather is  .due, in some cases, to old standing grievances by  some of the councillors who have taken advantage  of their position to punish the officials because  of some fancied slight in the past.  Tbe dismissals must be vindicated by the appointment of a more efficient class of officials  at a lower salary. If the council can prove this,  their vindication is sure. However, if the offices declared vacant are filled by committee  workers of the council, irrespective of competition and ability to hold the job, then the more  intelligent ratepayers will take a hand in the  business.  The doings of the council in the dismissals  may be justified by after events, but they have  created a precedent which will have an ulterior  effect for many years, and will have a tendency  to keep away the best class of officials from  South Vancouver.  Had the council quietly assumed ~ office and  set to work dismissing and retrenching where  necessary they would have carried the confidence of the ratepayers with them. On the contrary, office was assumed with a beating of  drums of the showman class���������a sword was exhibited and all were invited to'see the executioner  at work. As British subjects we pride ourselves  on British justice; as ye mete so shall it be meted  out to you. He that lives by the sword shall  perish by the sword. Therefore, we will watch  the building up of the destructive work undertaken by the present council.  FIELD CROPS OF CANADA, 1913  Report for the year ended December 31, 1913.  Last year's season was very favorable for  grain growing in the Northwest provinces, where  during the ripening, harvesting, and threshing  periods conditions generally speaking were ideal.  In Ontario, Quebec and parts of the Maritime  provinces, on the other hand, the yield of grain  was adversely affected by prolonged drouth.  For the whole of Canada the principal field  crops occupied a total estimated area of 35,375,-  000 acres, as compared with 35,575,000 acres in  1912, and their value, computed at average local  market prices, was $552,771,500, as compared  with $556,344,100 in 1912.  Wheat upon 11,015,000 acres produced 231,-  717,000 bushels of the value of $156,462,000, the  corresponding figures in 1912 being 10,996,700  acres, 224,159,000 bushels and $139,090,000. Of  the total wheat area 970,000 acres were devoted  to fall wheat, the production being 22,592,000  bushels, and the value $18,185,000, as compared  with 971,000 acres, 20,387,000 bushels and $17,-  157,000 in 1912.  Oats yielded a total of 404,669,000 bushels  from 10,434,000 acres, and the value reached  $128,893,000, the,corresponding figures of 1912  being 9,966,000 acres, 391,629,000 bushels and  $126,304,000.  Both the spring wheat and oat crops of 1913  are the highest on record in Canada, spring  wheat as regards area, yield and value and oats  as regards area and yield. The value of the oat  crop was exceeded in 1911, when the amount  was $132,949,000.  Barley upon 1,613,000 acres yielded 48,319,000  bushels of the value of $20,144,000, as against 1,-  581,000 acres, 49,398,000 bushels and $22,354,000  in 1912.  Flaxseed occupied 1,552,800 acres, and the  production was 17,539,000 bushels of the value'  of $17,084,000, as compared with 2,021,900 acres,  26,130,000 bushels and $23,608,000 in 1912.  The quality of the grain crops, as indicated  by averaged weight per measured bushel, was  excellent and was superior to 1912. Spring wheat  ' averaged 60.37 lb. against 58.90 lb. in 1912, oats  36.48 lb. against 35.40 lb. and barley 48.41 lb.  against 47.59 lb.    '  In the three Northwest provinces of Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Alberta the production in  1913 of wheat is estimated at 209,262,000 bushels,  compared with 204,280,000 bushels in 1912," of  oats at 242,413,000 bushels, compared with 242,-  321,000 bushels and of barley at 31,060,000 bushels, compared with 31,600,000 bushels. The wheat  production of 1913 in Manitoba was 53,331,000  bushels from 2,804,000 acres, in Saskatchewan  121,559,000 bushels from 5,720,000 acres'and in  Alberta 34,372,000 bushels from 1,512,000 acres.  Census and Statistics Office.  ARCHIBALD BLUE,  Chief Officer.  LIBERALS AND THE TARIFF.  A Concerted Attack fi Being Planned by the Opposition Upon Canada a Fiscal Policy.  . Foiled in their attempt to make political capital at the expense of the farmer by the early exposure of the false, ridiculous and dangerous policy of "free food," the Liberal leaders a*l now  preparing for a general assault upon the whole  fabric of the_-National Policy, in ih_e_form of a  demand for a general downward revision of the  tariff.  What right have a few lawyers and political  opportunists in the Liberal partjy to endanger the  means of livelihood of thousands of honest workingmen in this country?  This is the question which every man who  toils in a~ workshop should ask himself today.  For there is not a shadow of a doubt that the Liberals have determined to destroy the National  Policy. Their demand'for a downward revision  of the present tariff is the first' step in that direction. And it is just as certain that Free Trade in  Canada would be followecLby the closing of the  doors of hundreds of factories, by the throwing  out of employment thousands of workmen, by  a lowering of the wages that are now enjoyed,  and by a lowering in the standard of living in  every workingman's home.  Free Trade in Canada under present world  conditions would mean national bankruptcy.  Under present conditions in Canada, its adoption would be national suicide. These are days  of vast organization in business, and of masterful methods. The race is now to the active and  the strong. Fiscal policies are weapons by which  nations are fighting to retain their places in the  fight for national and coiinuercial supremacy.  To remain in that fight for supremacy is a test  of the keenest intelligence.  Under the aegis of the National Policy, we  have prospered as few nations have prospered in  the past. Our farmers have a splendid home  market for nearly all they produce, our working-  men are the highest paid in the world, the land is  dotted with factories, and agriculture and industry are flourishing side by side.  Is it the task of wisdom or statesmanship to  uproot, to destroy the foundation upon which  this national prosperity is builded?  The Provincial Government are putting  through a loan for $10,000,000 ��������� at this session.  This will provide at least $7,500,000 for public  works in the province during 1914, and will raise  the Provincial debt to $18,000,000. The policy is  a just one. It is not fair that the present generation should pay all the cost of improvements that  will be enjoyed by posterity, and no other country  in the world dreams of doing it.  Grandview  Grandview Methodist Church  Pastor���������Rev. F. G. Lett.  Sunday 8ervices:���������  Preaching 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.;  Sunday School* 2.30 p.m.  Epworth League���������Monday 8 p.m.  Prayer Meeting���������Wednesday 8 p.m.  -..The young people invite everybody  ie their League meetings, and suggest  regular attendance at all services' of  the Chureh.  ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH.  (Anglican.)  Corner of First Avenue East and  Semlirf Drive, Grandview.  Rev.   Harold   St.   George   Buttrum,  B. A. B. D., Rector. ^  Residence, the Rectory, 2023 First  Avenue East.  SUNDAY SERVICES ���������Morning  prayer and Holy Communion the first  and third Sundays of the month at 11  a. m.; morning prayer every Sunday  at 11 a. m.; Holy Communion 2nd and  4th Sundays at 8 a. m.; evening  prayer    every Sunday at 7:30 p. m.  WIRELESS   FOR   ALL  Great Powers' Treaty of the Sea-  Outcome of Titanic and Volturno  Delegates of all the maritime powers signed at the' Foreign office on  Tuesday a convention which will be,  humanely speaking, the charter of  safety of every ocean going passenger in future.  With the tragedies of the Titanic  and the Volturno in mind, the delegates guard against the idea that  their' regulations will make a liner  safe or unsinkable, but the new requirements will be a great step forward. Canada, Australia, and New  Zealand were specially (represented  at the conference.  Iceberg Patrol.���������The United States  will control vessels patrolling the Atlantic for icebergs and derelicts, and  will warn all liners by wireless. Captains' warned must at, night'reduce  speed or alter the course. All captains must give wireless warning of  icebergs. All the Powers will share  the cost, Britain paying 30 per cent.,  Germany, France, and the United  States 15 each, and the others the  rest.  Safety Bulkheads,���������All ships must  be subdivided into watertight compartments sufficient to keep them  afloat in case of casualty, and must  have bulkheads to prevent the spread  of fire. There must be means of escape from these compartments. Carriage of dangerous goods in passenger liners is prohibited. Captains  are urged to use unceasing vigilance  and never think that their vessel is  unsinkable.  Wireless for All.���������Eevery ocean  going vessel with fifty or more on  board must have wireless with a  range of 100 miles, and in most cases  there must be a continuous watch by  qualified men for wireless distress  calls. A captain in distress may select from answering vessels the one  most likely to Help" him. "~  Boats for All.���������There must be life  boats or equivalents (including life  rafts) for all on board, with special  life jackets for children. Sufficient  sailors must be trained to use the  boats.  Fire at Sea.���������There must be organized patrols to detect fire and  adequate means to put it out.  Light for Night Disasters.���������It is  urged that electric lighting and wireless generating machinery should be  on an upper deck so as to be unaffected should the boilers' fires be  put out by a leak.  Further details of the convention  are to be published on February 15.  DETERMINED TO  COLLECT $12,000,000  Cleveland, Ohio.���������County Collectors Fackler and Agnew declared today that they are determined to use  the state's entire power, if necessary,  to collect approximately twelve" millions assessed as personal tax against  Rockfeller. They have just returned  from a conference with the governor  and other state officials. They said  they had been assured of all needed  backing in the fight. Rockfeller remained silent, but itis understood he  means to resist.  In Southern Niageria, on the west  coast of Africa, the British Government has done much to encourage the  practice of forestry, and eight hundred villages now have communal  plantations of rubber trees. The natives supply the labor, the native  chiefs supply the land and the Forestry Department supplies the seeds,  technical knowledge and tapping appliances. The profits are divided  equally among the three co-operating  parties.  1  erminal City Press, Ltd.  ��������� ������ - yyy  203=207 Kingsway  *        1  COMMERCIAL  PRINTING  Your Printing Orders will  receive prompt and careful attention.  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The death of James Coats in March  1912, left a fortune of nearly $10,-  000.000 without any provisions for its  disposition;  six months later Archf  bald  Coats  passed  away,  leaving  sum of nearly $7,000,000; in Januarj  1913,   Sir James  Coats  died  leavtnc  nearly  $9,000,000,  and  a  few  weeks'  later P. M. Coats, a son of Sir Tames)  died,   leaving   $1,000,000.     The   fiftl  death, which was that of Peter Coats  in September  last,  left another for-|  tune of $12,000,000, making the total  fortunes  of the  deceased  over $40,-  000,000.    None of the Coats left a'ny-j  thing to charity,  but    during    theirl  lifetime    they    had    been    generousj  givers. 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See us for particulars  and rates.  Western Canada Power toipy, 1  T.TMTTinn T ���������*  T4mTISD  fi*}* topwr 4770      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Plcjg  * ���������������  P. 0. BOX im, VANCOUVER, P. C.  >������.(i������l.H..H.itiifr<*<������iH'lH''^^^  The largest lake on the east slope  , of the Rocky mountains lies at the  head waters of the Maligne' river, a  tributary of the Athabaska. It is  twenty-two miles long and from one  to three miles wide," and is surrounded by lofty mountains which make it  one of the most beautiful spots in  \ the Rocky mountain region. Yet  ' this lake was practically unknown until a forest survey was made of this  region last ��������� summer by the Dominion  .Forestry branch. Unfortunately,  there are no fish in this lake, owing  probably to the fact that the Maligne river flows underground for  several miles, after leaving the lake.  FURS THAT WSA* WELL.  The "Great Divide" is sometimes a  'very small affair in the Rocky mountains of Alberta and British Colum-  ibia.    This  summer a  forest  survey  1 party sent put by the Dominion For-  [estry branch,  found that the  head-  (waters of the Athabaska river in Al-  tberta were separated only by a narrow strip of. low lying land from the  waters ot a" lake in British Columbia  which drains into the Columbia river.  ."Were the outlet of this lake blocked  'and a shallow trench dug for a couple  , of hundred  yards, its  waters  could  be made to flow east instead of west.  A'somewhat similar    case:  is    seen  where the head waters of the Smoky^  and   Fraser. rivers, -though   flowing  in    opposite    directions,   have   their  common source at the base of a great  glacier    on    Mount   Robson,   which  guards the boundary between Alberta  and British Columbia.  SAWMILL     MACHINERY ��������� Six  saws, 3 saw edgers, 1 planer, 1 jack  works, 1 cut-off saw'and frame,  saw carriage works and other machinery; cost over $2400; will go  for $600 cash.    1768 Robson street.  The following statements by a  writer in The London Times may be  of interest and perhaps some value to  those of us fortunate enough in these  days when even fresh eggs are a  luxury, to have any spare cash for  furs. The durability of furs varies  enormously, and has little relation to  price. For example, ermine and chinchilla, both of which fafl in the rare  fur class, stand respectively at 25 and  15 in a table where skunk is 70 and  beaver 90. In this table sea otter,  with its water hairs, is taken at 100.  Here is the list in full:  Sea   Otter   ..���������;-...;������������������..... .;.......;  Beaver   .������������������.':. .;......;.   Seal   ......;.-;."....���������...  ........  Mink ......................  Skunk    ....;.......... ..........  Persian Lamb1 .'......; ......  Baum Martn .......^..............   Sable   .; .���������..������������������..,.���������....������. ......  Fox, Black, silver ....  Stone marten  ....   Opossum   ...  Musquash,  ..  Grey lamb .  Nutria   .........  Ermine   1���������...  Lynx   ..........  Squirrel .���������.���������.  Chinchilla ...  Broadtail ...  Caracul kid .  Moleskin .-*:.  Rabbit    .���������  ...100  ... 90  ... 75  ... 70  ... 70  ... 65  ... 65  ... 60{  ... 40  ... 40  ... 37  ... 33  ...30  .z.27  ,:. 25  ... 25  ... 25  ... 15  ... 15  :.. 10  ... 7  ..... 5  The durability of furs is reduced  by artificial coloring. The-baum marten, which in a natural state stands  at 65, in the, table is only 45 after  tinting. The amount of fur needed  for a half-length coat of average girth  is sixteen square feet; for a full-length  motor coat ewenty-seven square feet  is required.  Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden. Prime Minister of Canada.  THE MEN WHO ARE  GOVERNING CANADA  The commencement of a Parliamentary session always focuses the  attention of the country upon the  leader of the government. To him  the people look"for guidance and "the  legislative programme for the 'year.  He is the dominating figure, the big  personality in whose hands the reins  of power rest  The opening of the third session  of the twelfth Parliament of Canada  finds Robert Laird Borden more  firmly entrenched than ever in the  leadership of the Liberal-Conservative party. During last session, when  party strife ran high, and the House  of. Commons witnessed scenes fortunately rare in Canadian history,  Premier Borden exhibited the qualities of coolness, courage, dignity and  patience,, which marked him as the  ideal leader. Time and again, by  his' tact, he- saved the House from  awkward situations, and members  of the opposition quickly recognized  his resourcefulness under all circumstances. He has thus placed himself,  by virtue of his gifts, high in the regard of the Commons, and in the affection of the Canadian people.  In the discbarge of the duties of  Prime Minister there are many difficulties. There are great- questions  to settle' and' innumerable details requiring careful attention. Representatives from all parts of the Dominion, electors, deputations and visitors  of all shades of opinion are continually being received by the Prime Minister of Canada, who ^ends an ear to  all.  Frank and Courteous.  It is safe to assume that no Premier, in his relations with the people,  has ever shown more courtesy or entered more fully into the desires and  needs of those who meet him than  Robert Laird Borden. He enhances  his office by the dignity of his manner, and he inspires confidence by  frankness and firmness. The example  set' by Premier Borden when leader  of the opposition;-in his trip to the  West, has never been surpassed in  quality of determination and clear  exposition of principles. ��������� On that  journey he told the Westerners, that  he did not wish power at the expense  of the Canadian people, meaning  that he would not support reciprocity, even if it brought* him the position of Prime Minister. That such  an attitude was appreciated by Canadians was shown in the overwhelming victory a few months later.  ., As a leader of men the Conservative Prime Minister has few equals.  His success has, in that respect, been  gained by years of hard work and  patient persistence. From the moment' when the young Halifax lawyer  became a member of Parliament until the present time he never swerved  f/om the ideal he had set before  him. He never deviated from the  path of duty, andhe always'regarded  the interests of the people as a treasure to be guarded zealously. Men  have thus recognized that in the Conservative leader there was ��������� a man  amongst men, and they ,fell in under  his leadership naturally.  Predictions Were False.  .Premier Borden, has made a success of his work, greatly to the chagrin of his political enemies. The  doleful prophecies made after the  formation of his cabinet have never  been fulfilled. The talk about "unholy alliances" has now fallen flat,  and his government and the members  of Parliament stand united today in  all matters vitally affecting the people. Nowhere was this more evident  than during the discusion on Mr.  Borden's naval proposals, when the  Liberal party blockaded every effort  of the Conservatives *to have the  measure passed. Cabinet minister  and back-bencher stood by their leader, and out of that troublous time  there became evident the great hold  which the Prime Minister had'upon  ������M"frM'������������-M''M"M">������'M"M II 11 !������������������!������������������  the "loyalty and devotion of his followers. '  The reputation of Mr. Borden as a  lawyer and authority on constitutional law had been very high before he became Premier, but he has  ; surpassed even * that. On such ques-  j rions as the famous Ne Temere bill,  the relations of Canada with other  countries, the rules of the House of  Commons, he showed an amazing  grasp of the essentials and details  of constitutional law. Friend and  foe alike were astonished at the comprehensive and cogent manner in  which these questions were summed  up by Mr. Borden, and an 'air of relief and confidence was always apparent when he rose to speak. The  result is seen in the peerless position  now held by the Prime Minister in  the House of Commons.  An International Figure.  The reputation gained by Mr. Borden since his access to office is not  merely national. It has become international. On the occasion of his  famous visit to England in 1912, to  discuss the naval proposals with the  Admiralty, he established himself as  a new force in Empire politics. His  speeches, while in England, delighted  the members of both political parties.  Thoughtful, practical, frank and patriotic, they were eminently suited  to the time of his visit, and Englishmen welcomed him as a true son,  who was imbued with the spirit which  had made for ' England's greatness.  When he returned to Canada and  launched his naval proposals he  showed determination and dogged-  ness, and his recent declaration that  he will yet help England, when he  gets the opportunity, shows his calibre.  Robert Laird Borden has been but  a few months over two years in office. He has in that time become  settled in the confidence and esteem  of the Canadian people. He has  gained that position by consecrating  his services to the Canadian people.  He followed an administration which  had been in office, fifteen, years, and  a Prime Minister who also had the  confidence of his followers to a remarkable degree. But nothing  daunted,. Mr. Borden, pursued his  course, and is now recognized as a  foremost Empire statesman.  This His Third Session.  ���������-��������� He .faces his third session as Prime  Minister. But he has no fear. Already he has to his credit useful and  well appreciated legislation, and is  contemplating reform in many directions. Premier Borden knows not  only by the result of the recent by-  elections, but also by the evidences  of appreciation from all quarters, that  he has the Canadian people behind  him in his future programme. Like  Bayard, he faces his enemies squarely  and his friends hopefully, because he  is without fear and without reproach.  MORTGAGE SALE.  ���������   j..." .1 ������..',������������������.   - ,., ' *~mimmtmBrjdffi&&y*.?4lf& I  Of Valuable Property.  Under and by virtue of the powers'  contained in a certain  Indenture of  Mortgage which will be produced at'  the  time of the sale, -there will be  offered for sale .by public auction on  Wednesday, February. 11th,  1913, ati  the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon;  by  Thomas  Shirley,   Auctioneer,   a������.  his office in the Davis Chambers, 615  Hastings Street West in the City oV  Vancouver, B. C, the following prop-1  erty, namely, Lot 16, in Block 2, in'  the Sub-division of District Lot 663,!  Municipality-of South Vancouver, map  1390: .  The Vendor is informed that the  above property is situated on the  east side of Chester Street between  47th and 49th Avenws East in the  Municipality of South Vancouver,  and that < there' is a' two and a half  storey frame dwelling erested  thereon. 1  TERMS OP SALE:  Twenty per cent of the purchase  money is to be paid in cash at the  time of sale and the, balance in accordance with  the conditions to be'  then made known.  For further particulars and condi-,  tions of sale apply to Bowser, Reid &  Wallbridge,   Solicitors,   Canada   Life  Building, Hastings Street West, Vancouver, B. C.  DATED  at  Vancouver.  B.  G,  this  15th day of January, 1914.  1-30-14 to 2-20-14  Phrenology  And Palmistry  Mrs. you urn  (Formerly of Montreal)  Ohrmm Praotloal sdvloa  On Business Adaptation, Health and  Marriage.  805 Granville Street, Corner Robson  lours: 10 a. m. to 9 p. m  FOR SALE CARDS PE  52535Z5Z5Z52525Z525Z5a52525  ���������pit  MSiiyiMM  y,-f y-t^yy^0^sy^i{fii$w&k  The f^M^m^We^^^m   yym!<^wy^y^y^i0^M  GOVERNMENT RESERVES  WATER-POWER SITES  Business  *#85Sl������!i8IIIi������S������  Thel|bjg||ii^������s*  We ca^si^yiSp!^^  m&m  Baxter * Wright  (Successors to Hutcblngs Furniture  Company),  Complete House Furnishers.  Phone Sey. 771. 416 Main St.  Survey of Vermillion Falls on Peace  River ��������� Other    Reservations    in  North-West Provinces.  Consistent with the policy of the  Dominion   Government . to   preserve  the water powers for the people, the  Department of the Interior is placing  under reservation all vacant Dominion land that the. Superintendent of  Water Powers may recommend to be  valuable for the development of water power.  Six whole sections of land, in township 108, range 6, west of the 5th meridian, have recently been reserved  from disposition of any kind until  the engineers of the Water Power  Branch 'have had an opportunity to  make a complete survey of the famous power site at Vermillion falls, on  the Peace river in Northern Alberta.  Similar reservations have been  made on the various rivers in the  provinces . of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and in the railway belt  of British Columbia. Particular  mention might be made of reservations covering land contiguous to  Grand rapids on the Athabaska  river, the various power sites on the  Elbow and the Bow rivers, in the  province of Alberta; for land required for the development of power  at Grand rapids on the Saskatchewan river, and all unoccupied land  along the Winnipeg river, in the  province of Manitoba.  MT. PLEASANT SUFFEAGE  LEAGUE.  The regular meeting of the Mt.  Pleasant Suffrage League, to.be  held in Lee Hall, 2421 Main St. on  Monday night at 8 P. M. will be  addressed by Mr. Morton, who  has been for some years closely  connected with the labor movement in England.  The meeting is free and the  public is cordially invited.  B. c. Elsctrlc Co.  For' Everything Electrical,  Phone Sey. 5000,  Cor.-Carrall and Hastings Sts.  1138  Granville  ���������{������������������  ;vfi ;;V6hnwfi ,;*'? j; wyyiyyyyiMi:,-,-,,,^  ���������The  Secret^; Service^'JptelU^^  Bureau,  319 Pender St W-  m  Kamloops-Vancouver Meat Co., MaV  Cor. Main & Powell St*.  1849 Main 8t  Phone Sey; 6561:v'^PJione JF������n\ liH"  St.  P. C. Telephone Co.  The   Telephone  Directory    Is  240,000 times daily.  Phone Sey. 6070.  used  Geo. G. Bigger  Jeweller and Optician,  143 Hastings St. W.  "The Home of Perfect Diamonds.'  Bloomfield's Cafe  Best and oldest established Cafe in  Mount Pleasant.  2517 Main St. Near Broadway  Buffalo Grocery  .'-'���������     "The Home of Quality,"  Commercial Drive.and 14th Ave.  Cieland A Dibble Engraving Co. Ltd.  "Our Cuts Talk."  3rd Floor World Bldg.  Clubb A. Stewart, Ltd.  For Best Quality Clothing,  309-315 Hastings St. W.  , Davies A Saunders  General Contractors.  Phone Sey. 943.  55-66  Davis  Chambers,   615  Hastings  Street W.  Dominion  Wood   Yard      ���������*  All hinds of Mill Wood.  Cor. Front and  Ontario  Sts.  Phone Pair. 1554.  Dow, Fraser 6. Co., Ltd.  J    (A Trust Company)..  Head Office:   317-321  Cambie Street.  2313 Main Street.  Edward  Clough  Real Estate, Insurance and Loans.  Phone Sey. 2882. 441 Homer St  ;:;tay;,t^e-Prog|lft.���������^{^'.:y:���������;:'^'  :..Wants':td',8e������^>bu.:;";'*;^:5:':^f:!''"::  Lee Building.      ;J ���������, BroadwayM;Mitri;  Mpuht;rPlwf������^;:!Liwi|y^:^  Carriages at all hours day or nifht.  - Corner Broadway ^ M*in^Ffe  Phone Fair. 8|5  Owen ";.(���������>.' 'Morrison ';'::tyyyy  The Mount Pleasant Harowar&rfy  Phone Fair. 447; 2387 Main Sfc  . /Peters/.* C^y/^y::i:yy^  The Reliable Shoemakers,:-��������� ��������� ::���������:*'  2680, Main Sreet.  , Pioneer Market  For Choice Meats of all Tdnds.  Cor. Broadway ft Westminster Rd.  Phone Fair. 257.  8outh Shore Lumber Co.  Any Kind ot Lumber  Phone Fair. 154 1 Front St  ' Stanley A Co.  Mount Pleasant Decorators  Phone Fair. 998. 2317 Main St  Frank  Trimble   Realty   Co.  Rear Estate and Insurance Brokers.  Phone Fair. 185.  2503 Westminster Rd  Vancouver Cut-Rate Fruit & Candy Co.  All Fruits in Season.  Phone Fairmont 638.  2452   Main,  Cor.   Broadway.  Western Canada  Power Cc.  Ltd.  For Stave Lake Power.  Phone Sey. 4770.  S03-610   Carter-Cotton   Bldg.  Western Methodist Recorder  $i;00���������One Year.  Manager, Methodist Recorder, P. & P.  Co., Ltd., Victoria, B. C.  The Grandview Stationery  (J. W. Edmonds, Prop.)  Where it pays to deal,  1130 Commercial Drive.  Wilson's  Drug  Store  F. A. Wilson, Prop.  Cor. Main St. and 16th Ave.  Phone Fair. 805. ���������'���������������������������  Mrs. Young  Phrenology and Palmistry  805 Granville St, cor Robson. n.t>7  ���������-   WfX"  H %  ?--&.r^;> '^/fPe^r," ������*������&������  i.-r. n^f  ,vv.  f-:  .*  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday February 20,1914     f>  5  A SERMON WORTH READING  x .- BY A FORMER VANCOUVERITE  irej*0ye#o##oe^ore9^#eeeoeejeeo  Why you should have  The Critics and Their Tangled Webs  -   your Prescriptions  V  dispensed by  Law # Druggist  . s-  1st. A graduate druggist  in charge. (Only one  other store this side of  the bridge doing the same  thing.  2nd. The most complete  equipment for dispensing.  3rd. The largest stock of  drugs and pharmaceuticals of the best, quality,  viz., Park Davis & Co.'a  and Mallinckrodt's.  4th. A quick delivery to all  parts of the city.  5th. Because your doctor  has -confidence in us,  knowing that his prescriptions will be dispensed exactly as written.  Let, us fill your next  Prescription.  Law* Druggist  tea Bulldlna,       troadway and Main  pnoqe Fftirmont 790  PHONP FAIRMONT 1852  ,   (At it We since 1900)  (A Trust Company)  TfVow  Wave  $100  or so lying idle, why not let us  loan or invest some for you to  good advantage; whilst if you  ^have but a few dollars handy,  remember we pay  4 Per Cent, on Deposits  subject to your cheque, and credit the  interest 19 Time* a Year.  We maintain a spot cash reserve as  against deposits proportionately similar  to the great banking concerns.  BOUGHT *w  mucnED  'Short  .  l.O&T\S.  M&d  Rev. Thomas James McCrossan,  B. A.-B. D., Pastor of Oliver Presbyterian  Church, Minneapolis, Minn.  this, but Christ only knew what He be his poorest, an  Cft������D[TED  (lONTHLY  SVttJtCTUl  CHEQUE  Oow.Fr&ser L Co I:1  31/   7>2]  C.Aml.u-.  Street  r deposit  Specially insured against burglary  and. hold-ups.  NOTARY PUBLIC -  Dow, Fraser & Co.  LIMITED  317-321  Cambie Street  2313 Main Street  Between 7th and 8th Aves.    '  JVlcKay Station, Burnaby  In the world today there are thousands of scholarly men, and men of  reverent spirits, who tell us that Jesus Christ is not our highest and  final authority on the Old Testament.  Dr. Driver in his "Introduction to  the Old Testament," says: "Jesus  accepted as the basis of His teaching the opinions of the Old Testament current around Him. He assumed in His allusions to it ithe  premises which His opponents recognized, and which could not have  been questioned without raising issues for which the time was yet ripe,  and which had they been raised  would have interfered seriously with  the paramont purpose of His life."  George Jackson of Victoria University, Toronto, in his recent book,  "Studies in the Old Testament," p.  50, says: "Christ assumes the Mo-  siac authorship of the Pentateuch  and the Davidic authorship of the  110th Psalm, modern scholarship denies both." Then p. 47. he says: "A  man may not do violence to his intellectual conscience at the bidding  of any authority however , august."  In other words, a man is only to believe what appeals to his own intellect as true, whether his conclusions  deny the straight teachings of Jesus  Christ or not. -This conclusion of  the critics comes from Emerson's  influence, who says in his essay on  Self Reliance: "To believe your own  thought, to believe that what is true  for,you, in your private heart, is true  for all men, that is genius. Speak  your latent.conviction and it shall be  the universal sense; for the inmost  in due time becomes the outmost and  our first thought is rendered back to  us by the .trumpets of the last judgment. A man should learn to detect  and watch that gleam of, light which  flashes across his mind from within  more than the luster of bards and  sages." (These bards and sages -include Jesus Christ.)  Charles A. Briggs, perhaps the ablest of all the American destructive  critics, says: (Higher Criticism of  the Hexateuch, page 28.) "Jesus  knew- not the day nor the hour of  His second coming. He may not  have known the .facts (involved,: in  modern criticism."  Regarding this same point Jackson  says, page 51, "Christ has told us  that something of the future was  hidden from his knowledge (Mark:  13:22), why should we be willing to  learn that something of the past as  well, which had no obvious bearing  on His earthly mission, should have  remained unknown to His human  mind." This' is the position of all  the Higher Critics of today, even the  most moderate of them, and their  names are legion.   -  Now let us look at some of the  suppositions of these critics to which  Christ gives the lie. (1) All these  critics tell us,, that Genesis 1 and 2,  regarding the origin of earth and  man, are not in harmony with the  findings ot the best scientists.���������They  are in no way authoritative records,  only legends.  W. R. Harper, in the Biblical  World of 1894, said, "These stories  are ndt history; they are not scientific records, for science is modern."  President'Jordan, of iLeland Stanford University, said in a speech delivered in Chicago recently (referring to Genesis), "The Bible is a  human record, full of error and-absurdity."  In the "New Standard Dictionary,"  Prof. Nourse, one of thee hief editors,  says regarding Genesis, "In the light  of modern science and of recent  archaelogical discovery, the historical  value of Genesis 1-11 is no longer an  open question. We cannot go to  Genesis for our cosmogony or for  our geology. We cannot go to Genesis 2 and 3 for the literal facts regarding the origin of man nor of  evil."', .-..'' .     -   /'/.  And George Adam Smith, says  (Yale Lectures), "In the pre-Ab-  rahamic accounts we are riot dealing  with history. The first nine chapters  of Genesis to a large extent were  taken from the raw material of Babylonian myths and legends."    '   ,  "J^eorge Jackson expresses the universal opinion of the critics when he  says (page 128) regarding the great  debate betwen Huxley and Gladstone  on this very question in 1885, "Gladstone's defenceless position left him  at the mercy of his wily foe."  But Jesus believed the records of  creation in Genesis to be true, for in  Matthew 19:4, He says,' "Have ye  not read that he which made them  at the beginning, made 'Ahem male  and female." Where else could they  have read this but in Genesis; so  Christ here puts the stamp "of His  approval on the creation records of  had been taught by the Jewish rabbis,-like any other Jewish youth.  But the greatest of our scientists  say Christ was right and the critics  are wrong.  Sir William Dawson says: "The  order of creation, as stated in Genesis is faultless in the light of modern  science, and many of its details present the most remarkable agreement  with the results of sciences born  only in our own day."  Prof. A. H. Guyot says: . "To a  sincere and unsophisticaed mind it  must be evident that the grand outlines sketched by Moses are the same  which those of modern science enables us to trace." ������  Hugh Miller (that Prince of geologists), says: "It is only as the. fulness of the time comes, in the brighter light of increasing scientific  knowledge that these grand old oracles of the Bible, so apparently simple, but so marvelously pregnant  with meaning, stand forth at once,  cleared of all erroneous human  glosses and vindicated as the inspired  testimonies of Jehovah."  And Dana, by the way, was the referee in the great debate between  Huxley and Gladstone. That debate  took place in 1885. When both men  had put in their findings, they concluded, since neither of them was a  great geologist, to leave the matter  to. the greatest of all living geologists to decide, and they therefore  left it to Dana, whose decision can be  original ��������� Mono  theism in this people is decisively rejected."  Now all the leading German critics  are evolutionists and our English  and American critics have simply accepted their conclusions based upon  this false theory.. Dr. J. P. Peters  (himself a higher critic) in his book,  "The Old Testament and the New  Scholarship," page 94, says: "Viewing history then as an evolutionist,  we have a working hypothesis which  helps to fit events, institutions, laws,  thoughts, beliefs, customs, rites and  ceremonies into their place < in a  great progressive series." Then he  adds: "This is done on the theory  that each rite, each opinion, each belief is developed out of something  which preceded it." Here then we  have the secret of their whole pernicious system. Believing that man  came from the lower forms of life,*  of course Adam would know but little more than the brutes, and Abraham, Isaac and Jacob must all be  myths, for they knew far more regarding God in that early'day than  men ,who lived one thousand years  later. This, of course, according to  their theory, would be impossible, so  they get rid of this difficulty "by calling them myths, the cremation of some  mind from 800 to 600 B. C, when evolution had done its work and given  men the knowledge of God which  Abraham possessed.  Sir William Dawson (Earth and  Man, 317),    says: ' "The    evolution  Magazine for August, 1886. Here it  is: "I agree in all essential-points  with Mr. Gladstone and I believe that  the first chapter of Genesis and  science are in accord." (For full  particulars regarding this debate  read Sir Robert Anderson's Book,  "A Doubter's Doubts re. Science and  Religion.")  People tell me that George Jackson, George Adam Smith, Dr. Driver  and all these critics are nobie Chrst-  ian men. Then why. in the name of  common sense, when they tell us  that Genesis 1 and 2 are only myths  and legends, do they not add "This  is merely our opinion, but Dana, Sir  William Dawson, Hugh Miller, Lord  Kelvin, George Fred Wright, De  Cyon, W. H. Dallinger, and the majority of great scientists of the world  think the very opposite." This would  show them to be honest. With such  mighty authorities on the side of the  Bible they would.continue to believe  in these records until they had been  proven false.  Listen to Dana's own testimony regarding Genesis:. He says "The  first thought that strikes the scientific  reader is the evidence of divinity.  There is so much that the most recent readings of science, have for  the first time"1 explained, that - the  idea of man as the author becomes  utterly incomprehensible. _By_prov-  ing the record true (Driver, Briggs,  George A. Smith, Jackson, etc., say it  is only myth and legend), science  pronounces it divine, for who could  correctly have narrated the, secrets  of eternity, but God himself." How  true this is. The sacred writers of  China tell .us that their God, Pwangu,  carved the heavens out of granite. If  we found a fool theory like this in  Genesis we would know it was a man  made book. The Hindus tell us that  the world was flat. That it stood  upon the backs of six elephants, and  the elephants on a great tortoise  shell, and the tortoise shell upon the  back of a great snake; and every time  the elephants shook themselves it  caused the earth to quake. Now  every nation has some foolish theory  to account for the creation of the  earth and man, except the Jews.  Anr remember that when Genesis was  written the Jews knew no more about  science than the Chinese and.Hindus,  and yet here we have a record that  agrees with the findings of the greatest scientists of the past fifty .years.  No wonder Dana, Hugh Miller, Dawson, Kelvin and all the great scientists give their approval to Genesis,  and so to the teaching of Jesus  Christ, who put the ��������� seal of His approval on these records.  ..But says some one, "Why do these  critics oppose tha^records of Genesis?" Because it paralyzes their suppositions.  Erdmans (until recently one of the  greatest leaders of the critics on -tbe  continent), says, in the July Expbsi-  tor of 1900, regarding^ higher critir  cism, "A good deal of belief in evolution is involved in it." And James  Orr (in Problem of Old Testament,  page 26), says: "The guiding idea  of the critical school is ho longer  revelation, but evolution. ^ Man's old-  Genesis.   All the critics freely, admit  est ideas of God being supposed to  found    in the    Nineteenth    Century dJctrine   is   ������n*   of   *he   "W  vra������o,:���������- t~ a ���������..   iooa    ������__ ������ phenonmena of humanity.   It existed  most naturally in the oldest philosophy and poetry, in connection with  the crudest and most uncritical attempts of the human mind to grasp  the system of nature; .but that in our  day a system destitute of any shadow  of proof and supported by vague analogies and figures of speech and by  arbitrary and artificial coherence of  its own parts, should find able adherents to string upon its thread of  hypothesis our" vast and weighty  stores of knowledge, is-surpassingly  strange." Then he adds: "But for.  the vigor that one sees everywhere,  it might be taken as an indication  that the human mind Has fallen into  a state of senility and in its dotage  mistakes for science the imaginations which are the dreams of  youth."  De Cyon (the greatest of Russian  scientists, in Ws recent book "God  and Science''), says: "Evolution is  pure assumption." He quotes Fraas  (who devoted his whole life to the  study of fossil animals) as saying,  "The idea that mankind has descended  from any Simian species whatsoever,  is certainly the most folish idea ever  put forth by a man writing on the  history of man. It should be handed  down to posterity in a new edition  of "The memorials on human follies."  Then he adds, "No proof' of this  theory,can ever be-given from- dis-  overed fossils." In this same book  De Cyon shows Haeckel (the chief  exponent of evolution in Germany)  in his proper light. He quotes Prof.  Chowlson (the eminent physicist of  St.   Petersburg),  who  says:  "All that Haeckel explains and affirms concerning questions of physics is false and shows an ignorance of  the most elementary problems, which  is hardly believable." Here too, will  be found a record of the falsification of plates by Haeckel, recently  discovered by Dr. Arnold Brass.  It has been conclusively proven that  Haeckel has pictured the fetuses of  a dog, a chicken and a mole with a  single plate, labeled in three,different  ways; and this is only one of many  such falsifications. Yet this same  Haeckel is held before thousands of  American students today as perhaps  the greatest of living scientists..  Again listen to iJana regarding evr  olutiori (Geological Story, page 290).  He says: "The present teaching, of  geology jris that man is not of nature's making. Independently of  such evidences, man's high reason,  his unsatisfied longings and aspirations, his free will, all afford the fullest assurance that he owes his ex-  istance to the special act of the Infinite Being whose image he bears."  , Then when Jesus Christ set the  seal of His approval upon the creation narratives of-Genesis, He did not  do so because it was God's own  truth. Now, if Christ and the great  scientists are correct; if Adam really  did come straight from the hand of  God, pure, holy and fully developed  in mind, why should it be thought a  thing incredible that these patriarchs  should know so much regarding God?  .But to believe as the critics believe  forces us to one of two conclusions'.  "Either   man   came, by   evolution   or  else God created him a man, but a  mighty poor specimen of man, just a"  little higher than the brute creation.  * i  (2) Again all these critics deny that  Moses wrote the Pentateuch. Why?  For the same reason; because it does  not fit into their theory of an evolutionary development. No one in  Moses' day knew enough regarding  God and His laws to write as Moses  is supposed to have written. To develop such a person, by a process of  evolution would have taken several  hundreds of years more, at the very  earliest not' before^ Josiah's time,  about 650 B. C. (a) For years it was  ''said Moses could not have written  the Pentateuch because writing was  unknown in his day. But in 1887 the  Tel-el-Amana tablets were discovered in Northern Egypt. There are  more than three hundred of these  tablets from different lands, including Babylon and Palestine, and so it  was proven that the Jews could write  even before Moses' day. (b) Then  these critics said that Moses could,  not have written these books because  a code of laws so elaborate as that  of Moses could not have originated  at that early date. They offered no  proof, only made this assertion.  Now, as it is one of their fundamental principles never to believe any  statement of the Old Testament  (which they don't want to believe)  unless it is corroborated by Pagan  history, there was nothing to do but  to await evidence. That evidence  came a few years ago when the code  of Hammurabi, king^of Babylon in  the days of Abraham, was discovered  This code is just as elaborate as the  code of xMoses, and reveals an advanced idea of law such as the critics  never dreamed of. "(c) Then in  desperation the critics turned to the  theory of the French infidel, Astruc,  that,Moses could not have been the  author of the Pentateuch because they  find indisputable evidence of several  different authors. The one who uses  Jehovah for God they call the "J"  writer. The one who uses Elohim,  they call the "E" writer, and" the one  who speaks of the altar and the sacrifices they call the "P"���������the priestly  writer. Then anything they cannot  thus classify .they refer to "R"���������the  Redactor.  Wellhausen was the great German  advocate of this-theory for many  years, and he was followed by Erdmans of Leiden. Lately, however,  Erdmans (perhaps the greatest Hebrew scholar on the continent) has  given up the theory as untenable and  says -in the Expositor of July, 1909,  "Personally, I am convinced'that the  critics are on the wrong track, and  that we shall never be able to explain the composite -character, of the  Hexateuch, if we do not do away  with the Javistio, Elohistic and  Priestly writers." And Dr. Weinel  (once a leader maong the liberals of  Germany) in his recent article, "Is  the Liberal Jesus Christ." "He evidently grew but little after his school  days; and regarding Wellhausen and  other liberal leaders, he says, 'They  are blind' leaders of the blind, mert  possessed of a fixed idea,' and the  public is warned against them as 'men  who move in a circle.'"  The greatest of the archaelogists  have turned against the critics such .as  Winckler, Halevey, Ditlif, Nielson,  Naville, Flinders, Petrie, Pinches,  Hilprecht, Hommel, Rawlinson and  Sayce. 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The  editorials deal with subjects of special  interest to British Columbians, and  stage,, finance and fashions all figure  in the production. The Western Call  wishes the British Columbia magazine  a happy and prosperous career. ���������;  The birds destroy enormous quantities of insects. A conservative estimate of the number consumed by  each individual insectivorous bird is  one hundred a day.  The figures for Massachusetts alone  illustrate what birds can do: A careful estimate gives five insect-eating  birds to the acre, making a total of  at least 25,600,000 'for the .state.  These birds consume daily, between  the first of May and the end of-September, 2,560,000,000 insects, or 21,-  000 bushels of them. The total for  the season is about 360,000,000,000 insects, or 3,000,000 bushels. If this  bird population could be increased  one bird to the acre, it would mean  the destruction of 600,000 more bushels of insects during the five months.  Can we therefore afford to sacrifice  the life of even one of these indus*  trious servants?���������Our Dumb Animals.  ��������� ��������� ���������  ' BIRD PROTECTION  All bird lovers will rejoice that a  bill has been reported favorably to  Congress by the committee having  it in charge, providing for Federal  protection of migratory birds. This  bill, if it passes, and its friends are  very hopeful, will do much to end  the destruction of thousands of game  and song birds that are yearly, the  victims of pot hunters and the brutal men and boys in states where they  are not now protected. When our  robins and other feathered friends of  the air go South in the autumn we  shall be able to see them take their  long flight with the comfort of knowing that, until their return, the strong  hand of- the national government is  reached  out  in  their  defense.���������Our  Dumb Animals.  ��������� ���������   ���������  PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FOR  WORKING CHILDREN  Upon the recommendation of a  special commisison in New York  state, the legislation has enacted  that, before a' working certificate is  issued, a thorough physical examination of every child shall be made  by a medical health officer of the Department of Health, and that a duplicate record of the results of such  physical examination shall be transmitted to the Department of Labor.  During six months tbis law, in New  York city alone, prevented 324 physically unfit children from going to  work in factories.  It would be. well also that the definition of labor be amplified, as  brain work is more exacting upon  the physical strength thaw muscular  work, and under present conditions  the environment during working  hours of the average skilled mechanic is infinitely more sanitary than are  most of our offices and stores.  -> That the per capita consumption  of water in most cities of North  America is inordinately high, can be  shown by a comparison with centers j  of population in Europe. The tables  below give figures taken from representative cities on both sides of the  Atlantic, and furnish ~a good Ijasis  for such a comparison:  Imp. gals.  Per head  ��������������� Per day.  St. John, N. B 200  Vancouver    160  Montreal   120  Ottawa  190  Toronto  95  Hamilton    98  New  York  100  Buffalo  270  Chicago    : 190  LYTTON NEWS.  During the summer and autumn  many applications have been .made,  some of which still await hearing,  for water rights on the innumerable  creels that flow into the Fraser  north of here.  Nearly all of these are for the use  of water for irrigation, indicating a  great amount of land cultivation begun or projected, in spite of the  uninviting appearance of the Fraser,  looking north from here, the benches  are wide and can be made fertile by  irrigation, and every creek is the  center of a valley, some of considerable width. The occupied land is  now nearly continuous for about a  distance of about 20.miles.  The Lytton-Lilloet road still engages a number of men to keep it  available for the traffic between the  two towns, which is still heavy.  Watchmen are" stationed on the  bridges to enforce the rule that only  one team with a loaded wagon may  cross at once.  ���������  ���������   ���������  TO ALLOW WOMEN TO VOTE.  Important Change in Constitution of  Bohemia.  Vienna, Feb.���������Women are to, be enfranchised in Bohemia. The Austrian prime minister* Count Sturgkh,  announced to the leaders of the German and Czech parties in the Bohemian diet that the Austrian government proposes to alter the'Bohemian constitution in such a way as  to enfranchises women.  ~*%:>yk  > ka :^' .ax,.  3 >te\*?sir$ ������  Mount Pleasant Livery  TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving;  Baggage, Express and Dray.   Hacks and Oarriajraa ."  '-  at all hoars.  Phone Fairmont 040  : Corner Broadway and Main A. F. McTaviih, Prop, S;  ���������* Miat4������������0������< ���������������>���������>������������������<+������������������   l|IHIIIIII|*IMM<MMI������  - I,'it - it  ���������?P'  ���������>  :&,  f,h  ������">i"HI !-H H :-".���������  IIHIIHIIIHMlMintUII  VANCOUVER CUT-HATE FRUIT and CANDY CO. i  J N. Ellis. Mgr.      ' 2452 Main St. (*. BrMfrlf ;  London, Feb. ��������� From Punch:  "Speaking at Toronto ex-President  Taft said the world would have been  much worse off without England.  We believe this is so. Without Eng-  ladn there might .have no American  nation to speak."  OUR COSTLIEST PRODUCT  4������jMH^^^4^H-^-W-W^4^^N!i*'M-H' ������4^������������;������<"H',1,'M"M'������<"H"1"1"I"I"1"1'"'������������  <r. ���������  ���������-; Mrs.  J. S. Almond/ Teacher of  VIOLIN  ,  :��������� Is  prepared to  accept  a .limited number of  attention given to beginners.  pupils;  Special  181  Eighteenth Avenue,  West  1W-14  Philadelphia  .175  Average .. ......��������� ..��������� 159.8  Vienna, Austria .;.....  14  Ascher, Germany  ......... 24  Basel, Switzerland  40  Copenhagen, Denmark 26  Hamburg, Germany    40  London, England  36 -  Liverpool, England ...: .36  There are many costly productions in this country of ours today,  such as food, fuel, clothing, luxuries,  gold and silver. But the costliest  product that we are making today as  a nation is the Drunkard. He costs  more than the Panama ,,canal, more  than our navy, wars, floods or fires.  In��������� a������|ual numbers the saloons of our  country graduate/ and turn out upon  our streets 600,000 drunkards every  year. Of this number 100,000 are  boys between 16 and 20 years old  Today there are 1,000,000 drunkards  boys.  Fifty per cent of the men wounded  in the U. S., of whom '166,666 are  in battle die. The other 50 per cent  have their lives shortened from 10 to  20 years. There are 5,000,000 heavy  drinkers in the United States today,  mortally wounded. There are 20,-  000,000 tipplers, seriously wounded.  {More than have been wounded in  jail the battles of the world since the  dawn of'history. They are wounded  in such a way as to be unfit for.the  responsibilities of fathers, teachers,  doctors or lawyers. "  The "drunkard is the costliest product from a financial standpoint, that  our country produces today. It  costs $1,250,000 for liquor to produce  this great 'annual crop ~ of 600,000  drunkards, to say nothing of the indirect cost, through sickness, lost  earning capacity of 300,000 who die  a premature death, and the 600,000  drunkards who, by being made  drunkards become a liability instead of an asset. Indirectly the  drunkard making business produces  70 per cent of the poverty,, including  the making of 1,250,000 orphans each  year. It ruins thousands of homes  by causing 75 per cent of the 130 divorces that are granted in our courts  every day. It causes 50 per cent of  the epilepsy, 50 per .cent of the insanity, and 85 per cent of the crime.  Glasgow, Scotland    Newcastle - on - Tyne,  land ......; :.. ���������......-.  Hull, England ....!...   Nuneaton,  England ........  Stirling, Scotland ............  Riga, Russia ,  Manchester, England   Devonport/ England ......  Eng-  72  33  38  18  53  21  42  40  Average   ....:.:. 35.5  WOMEN TO WORK RANCH  ENDERBY.  * fl-t-M-M'-B"!"!' l"l"l"l"������-t"H"H"l"fcg"l''I'4' 'tHHt-l-.-i-Ht-I-l-.'t-l-t-M-l-I'.-l-l-I-a-I-H-I-lH^  From   Our   Own   Corespondent.'  On Thursday evening of last week  the Presbyterian. choir visited the  home of Mr. Fortune. The orchestra entertained-the company. Mr.  Watson performed the Highland  fling and sang Gaelic songs. .The  company droye home to the music of  "Coming Thro' the  Rye."  Mr. Ruttah, ex-mayor, is expected  home any day from Fort Fraser. He  is coming down to take his family  back with him.  Enderby is now enjoying beautiful  spring weather.  Colonial Intelligence Bureau Builds  College Near Vernon for Educating  Women to Work Independently  Vernon, B. C;���������For the purpose of  educating young English women to  local conditions and to give them an  idea of colonial life so they will be  in condition to start for themselves,  a new college, which will cost $7000,  has been erected on the "Princess  Patricia Ranch" on the Coldstream,  abou$;four miles from Vernon. The  ranch is owned'by an' English institution and is run by the Colonial In  telligence League, some of its members being Princess Christian, Princess of Pless and Princess Patricia.  The new. structure ������������������ is.-built on the  same principle as a large home and  accommodates eight young ladies and  the superintendent, who is^lrs. Snel-  us. The ranch consists of fifteen  acres, all of which is under cultivation, and is worked by the pupils  who learn practical forming.  All Fruits?!  Largest Stock of Ciifeclionery Fnlt I Tobacco m Hill :  PHONE Fairmont 638  ��������� ^  Free delivery to any part of the city.  ii <i������i' i"i"M"i in <t'*+>i>***** i������Main  MMfn*������4  '-1'.  >>���������  V /*'���������  ^'\  ' 1*1*'  " , 'i  *���������'���������  ,-'  i ~          1  : f -  *  -i.-Srn  <"M       ���������  .  -���������t t  -  '   '(  % -  -  .!..������  > I  .>������  (. .  .1   *  .'  ���������������.  (i.   ,c  i4'* c  't    C-  -v*  ^*,<   --  , i *  .v-r:^-  ���������^i*1* ^  * k  ,">'������  .������J  Just received a forge shipment of  O'CEDAB  Polishing Mop an4 O'CecJ&r -  Furniture Polish  ���������",  ' .  ���������c/A  AiLl  tjanl Work Easyl  f^USTIr^ cleaning aM polishing Iwdwood] floors is W4, UeMwsak*  I I ing work. 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C.  *  '������������������ ������������������*������������������'���������  * uA^~v-..^-.-i~! | j i i t l | i | 1 |t | | | iaiM..Bi4..|i������iii|'44'<M|'4������������4'4 I ���������! HUM TFtJr+ttptt&s^ftejte  JrV-\\ ���������  *���������$(  ���������{  Friday. February 20,1914  yDy  Horace  HAZEumt  LORTM  ai>rK<m*r. ***, *. ���������. h*C4.u*& *v Co.  "Till supposition that the words art  a   paraphrase of   Meaclus," ha   ex-  Kilned, "would not be tenable, per*  pa���������tbe idea Is not anomalous���������  were it not that we And running  through the series, other Quotations  that are unquestionably of Chinese origin. Tbe first letter, for example,  concludes with: 'The ways of our God  ana many. On tbe righteous he showers blessings; on tbe evil he pours  forth misery.' Tbis la from tbe Book  of History, or 'Sou King,' in which are  the documents edited by Confucius  ��������� himself. It usually baa been rendered  In this way: "The ways of God are  not Invariable. On tbe good doer he  sends down all blessings, and on the  aril doer he sends down all miser-  las.' That is tbe more exact rendering. And again, ln the second letter  we find���������" He paused a moment, taking up tbe second sheet, and focusing  his dim eyes upon the* lines. "We  find," he went on, '"Fine words and  a smiling countenance make not virtue,' which is from tbe Lunhu, or  'Analects' of Confucius, in which tbe  ' views and maxims of the aage are  retailed by his disciples. 'Smiling  countenance' is hardly the bast translation. 'Insinuating appearance' la  more nearly the English equivalent,  Jand I should prefer "are rarely connected,9 or associated, with virtue' to  *make not virtue.'"  Those* of course, are unmistakably:  translations," I agreed.  "And so are the concluding ten*  teafoes of tho third, the autograph,  'latter," he assured me. "'Bay, not  Haavan   la   high   above!     Heaven  f Uaoeada and descends about our deeds,  '' dally inspecting us, wheresoever we  ate.* t And it tn one of the sacrificial  odea of 'Kan, and it la the beat ran*  ' dared of all tbe excerpts.'*  - "Bo your conclusion aa to the authorship Is���������1" I queried.  , "Chinese, undoubtedly,** be a*  ���������Wired. "These were written, X ebould  ear, by a Chinaman, educated, prob*  ;��������� aWr, in this country.  Bla Sngliab W  ' the English of tbe educated Oriental,  hut tbe quotations from Confucius au4  bis commentators are characteristic.  , With tbe average Chinaman, to know  Confucius la to know all; what he  ���������aid la alHrofflclent; what he did not  nay If not worth faying.   Another  , Identifying feature la tbe effort to  ' make afraid.   Their religion la fear.",  Having concluded  bla  exposition,  professor GrUBn waa disposed to enter upon a more or less lengthy die-  , course on Chinese character and literature in general. However Illuminative this might have been under  ordinary conditions,. I wnsv assuredly;  In no mood to listen to It at this time.!  The Information, he bad given me,i  While it merely verified suspicions!  , which I bad held from tbe first, aet>  ' me to speculating' on the Individual,  source of the letters; and with so  modern an Instance at band I waa naturally disinclined to consider tbe authorship of writings dating back often  a .thousand years and more beyond  - tfie Christian era.  With wbat grace I could, therefore,  | discouraged a continuance of   the  , theme, and having thanked him moat  heartily, pocketed tbe notes with  Which be was good enough to furnish  me, and prepared to depart. Hut at  I etood at bis study door, bis lean,  and driven by the phlegmatic Chink,  clattered away in tbe direction of  Mott Btreet," the account concluded.  After all, it was a very commonplace, everyday occurrence. Probably  the aug������r holes were only knot holes,  transformed by the reporter's imagination. ��������� Nevertheless, I thrust the paper into my pocket. Mow Chee might  throw some light on. the matter. He  would know, in all likelihood, what  sort of good3 w������re shipped by way of  the Fall River Line to his countrymen  In New York.  We secured a corner table in the  inner room at the. Savarln. It was  not so crowded there and it was less  bustling and noisy. My companion attracted some little attention, of course,  but not sufficient to prove annoying.  New York, as a rule, pays small heed  simply to the unusual, and Chinamen  are common enough not to be absolute curiosities even In the big downtown restaurants.   '��������� '  A very dapper little fellow was Mr.  Mow; neatly and Inconspicuously clad,  and well brushed and combed. He  was for recalling old, college days,  when he was coxswain of tbe class  crew and I pulled the stroke oar, but  my time was too precious for euch  reminiscence, and as speedily as possible I broached tbe subject I had at  Chinese business house. There was ]et you know what I think. /You must  no display of goods in the big win- give the names and the places and tbe  dowB, which were screened half way   dates."  I did give him the names and the  ^CHAPTER XI.  The Chinese Merchant.  it was while Professor Griffin waa  talking of Chinese characteristics tbat  tbe thought of little Mow Chee first  occurred to me. The professor said  something about the average Chinaman's disinclination to speak of death,  directly, and how be Invariably employed some euphemism. The pbraae  "pass from sight of men Into torment"  tbe professor pointed out as an illustration. And then I remembered little  Mow Chee, who waa in my class at   heart  .������������������...���������  Yale, and bow, once, in speaking of -"Now," I began, perhaps less dell-  tbe demise of a fellow classman, he ������tely than I should, "there'e a saying,  had used the odd expression, "he luu^ you know, that the only good Indian is  saluted old age," which I afterwarda   *> dead Indian.   That wouldn't apply  learned was quite a common form ln  China.  It was now a year or more since I  had seen Mow Chee, but I recalled  that at our last meeting I bad made a  note of his address; and so on reaching my desk the next morning I  looked it up. Curiously enough a private detective agency which I   bad  to the Chinese, would it? And yet,  while there are some very excellent  Chinamen, there are some pretty bad  ���������ones, aren't there?"  He grinned, exposing his fine teeth.  "Oh, yes,','he"answered, "there ore  good and bad. but tbe percentage of  bad la less in my country than ln  some others."   I caught   the   slgnift  ;up by light blue shades, giving tbe |  Ifront an appearance similar to that  of the average American   wholesale  house. I  Having   passed    Inside,   however, J  there was no such illusion.   All about'  me were the characteristic products  of the Orient, from brilliant silken t  embroideries, and exquisite gold and i  'silver and bronze work, to cheap cot-  ton and linen fabrlcB, lacquer furniture, and straw slippers.   And the atmosphere waa further enhanced by  the half-dozen or more Chinamen wbo  were lounging in the middle and far  distance, each with shaven crown and  coiled queue and each ln the more or  less brilliantly colored native dress.  One of these^ a comparatively darkly-attired young man with full, round  visage, came forward as I entered.  "Is Mr. Tup in?" I asked.  He was.inclined, I saw, to hesitation and so I produced Mow's card.  "Oh, yes," he said, after studying it  jfor a moment. "Ob, yes. Mlsta' Yupl  He in." With which he left me, and  taking the card with him disappeared  behind some draperies at the back of  the big crowded store.  Between the others, who regarded  me for a moment only with idle Interest, there was, while I stood there, a  rapid exchange of observations In  their natlye tongue, mingled with ���������  sort of high-pitched cackling which I  assumed to be laughter.  I had turned my back towards  -them, but presently a shuffling of feet  along the floor informed me of the  approach of what I imagined was my  returning emissary. On whirling about,  'however, it was to face an elderly man  'In purple silk garments and a black  skull cap���������a man of thin, almost ca-  places and the dates. Mow Cbee had  told me I could rely upon him, implicitly, and I told him all, without  reservation. I gave him even the letter, the only one of the three that remained to us���������the last letter in which  the final threat was made.  As I look hack on it, now, I cannot  understand why I did this. It was the  only piece of proof, the only clue left.  And yet, when he asked to keep it  for a little, I consented without so  much aB a demur. SI argued, I suppose, that he was a reputable merchant, with an established business,,  and that, therefore, treachery on hta  part was not to be considered.  "And your friend," he said, aa bet  folded the paper, "waa never In.  China?" \  . "Never." I affirmed.  "How do''you'knowf.  "He has told me so."  It was neither a smile nor a sneer  which floated for just a moment across  those sphinx-like features. It was a  look of pitying tolerance, a patronising  gleam, merely, from the small, deep-  set, almond eyes. One of England's  greatest actresses, In speaking of the'  Chinese, has said: "They look as If  they are always thinking, 1 have lived,  before you; I shall live after you.*"  That was how' Yup "sing* looked then.!  But he merely said:  "Very well. I will learn what I can.",  "Soon?" I begged.  "Very soon?"  "But the whole community would  know If one of their number bad such  an experience as he just passed  through." i And for this argument I  had no answer ready.  Fortunately, however, none was "required of me, for at that moment  steps were audible crossing the hall,  and when our eyes turned downward  they encountered the dapper figure of  Louis, Cameron's French valet, hailing respectfully on the threshold.  "Mademoiselle," he said, howing,  "mais void des lettres qui jal trouve."  And we saw, then, that he carried a  tin despatch' box.  Evelyn directed him to place It upon tbe table by which she sat. It  seemed that she had not given over  the Idea that the letters for which we  had searched so diligently on Sunday  were somewhere in the bouse, and;  had directed Louis to bring to her  anything in the way of writing that  he could lay his faandB upon:  He had found the despatch box, he  told us, hidden away behind some seldom employed volumes in the library,  and thinking It might contain that of  which Miss Grayson was in quest, had  foced tbe lock, to discover several  carefully-tted packets of letters.  I wish I could give even a half adequate idea of the way she thanked  Louis. It would add so much to a  realizing sense of her sweetness without detracting at all from the envls-  agement of her dignity. No one could  ,have heard her "bon garcon" and not  have felt impelled to consecrate  his  He stood up. an Imposing figure ln:j ������"aeayorshenceforthand forevermOre  JhlTnurrnVsIlk to her service.   As for Louis bis w  "Come to me tomorrow evening.! ���������Dectful homage and fidelity were al-  Not here, but at the Chinese restau- ������������* .Pfe������n. I verily believe he would  rant on Doyers street.   Come at nine  willingly have suffered, martyrdom to  serve her.  o'clock."  From my pocket I drew out tbe copy  arranged to consult chanced to have   cance of his remark, and realized tbat idaveroua yellow visage, whose upper ! ^ the afternoon paper, and pointed to  I deserved the rebuke.                            MP and chin were adorned with   a th   art|cie {(bout the CeleBtlal and the  VAnd amongst theeducated Chinese, laparse growth of silky bine-black heir, mysterlouB oox  here in New York?" I went on, with-   and upon the bridge of whose nose ;(JX)      u BUpp0Be that could have  rested a pair of gold-rimmed spec- krtyr   ^rta*   on   the   matter?"     I  taclee.  i "You would see me. sir?" he asked,  Its office ln the same building on low  er Broadway as the Pacific Transport  company, by which Mow Chee was  employed; and thus the plan which  had been shaping mentally the previous afternoon, as I hurried away from  Professor Griffin's, was readily set in  motion before noon of the day following.  In the evening I had discussed it  with Evelyn; and though tbe detective feature did not at first meet with  her approval, she eventually conceded  that It was a necessary part of the  project. It was agreed, however, that  tbe real purpose for which that aid  waa Invoked, should not be divulged.  Philetus Murphy waa to be ahadowed  epd dally reports were to be made to  me. That he had been under suspicion of brutally murdering bis Chinese servant waa sufficient reason for  the proceeding, and to the detective  agency I gave no bint of any further  consideration.  As for my Celestial classmate, I waa  not by any means sure that I should  find blm at the Pacific Transport offices. I knew that for some time China bad been calling upon her sons of  western education to return to their  mother country for service, and I  .feared that little Mow Cbee might already be customs taokal of Shantung,  or some other imperial province. But  my misgivings were very promptly allayed; for no sooner had I stepped  within the outer office than, he saw  me. and came hastily forward, with a  smile of greeting on his square, flattened, yellow face.  Hia desk was just back of the long  counter which ran the length of tbe  room, and a glance at its piled contents showed me that be waB very  busy.. Moreover, there was no opportunity here for the privacy which I  desired; so after an exchange of greetings, and a few conventional Inquiries,  I invited Mow to lunch with me at the  Savarin, at_wbatever hour would best  suit bis convenience.  Somewhat to mjr dismay, be fixed  upon one' o'clock. As it still wanted  ten minutes of noon I now bad over  an hour of leisure, which, as may be  imagined, promised to hang rather  heavy, the more so, as I waa impatient to make Borne real progress in  "There  ���������eholarly hand resting in mine, he de>|? my quMt.  talned me for a final word. _  ,    Wall street being at band; I condud  "The symbol!" he exclaimed, bisr  pale eyes lighting at the recollection.!  "We forget the symbo^J,'-  "Oh, yes," I returned, my Interest  revived, "that silhouette at the boV  torn."  "It la unmistakably Cblneae," he  fold. ',1 am not very familiar with*  the symbolism of the Bast, not aa familiar as I should he, possibly; hut  Chinese writing, you know, la Ita or-,  out stopping for comment  are a few bad?"  He was still smiling.  "Bad?" he queried. "What do you  mean by bad? There are some who  have vices, yes. Some gamble, some  smoke opium; some get the best of  a bargain."  "Are there some who would kill?" I  asked, bluntly.  "Ob, no, no!",he protested, without  raising his voice. "I certainly should  hope there are none such among the  educated.? -   ,  And then I told blm about the three  letters, and what had happened, omitting1 only Cameron's name and place  of residence. Imperturbable little  cbap that he "was, he listened without  emotion.   When I concluded be said:  "You are sure they were Chinamen  wbo did this?"  "Would men of any other nationality  quote Confucius and Mencius?" I  asked.  "No, I think not," was bit reply,  "and yet it might be done by crafty  persons to mislead."  But I could not agree with blm.  "We are not revengeful as a nation,"  he said, "we aref rather long-suffering.  If Chinamen .did wbat, you tell me, It  was in return for-aome very great Injury; some crime, - I should  .against their parents or near  'men." ������  "But my friend waa never in China,"  any   bearing  naked.  He adjusted his spectacles and read  and I noted that there waa scarcely  ^ half^olumni sltmly> trom first to  the slightest Indication of tbe foreign'  er In either pronunciation or accent.  "If you are Mr. Yup," I smiled,  !"you can, I fancy, from what Mr. Mow  tells me, give me the information I  am lBi search of."  . He did not smile ln return, but bla  Lthln face assumed an expression of be-  Inlgnlty tbat was as much of an Invite*  [tion to lay my problem before blm aa  iwere his words.  ; "Anyway I can serve a friend of  Mr. Mow," be said, "win be a pleas-  lure."  , But, as he apoke, the benign expression passed. Once again tbat thin saf-  fron-hued face, with Ita hollow cheeks,  and email deep-set ayes, had become  (unfathomable.  At least two of hia partners or  salesmen were within ear-shot, and I  turned a significant glance towards  them, as I said:  "The subject is a confidential one,  Mr. Yup.  If I could speak to you���������'*  "Jn private?" be finished. "Certainly, sir. Will you kindly step this  way?"  He led me to the reatf of bis store,  holding aside a curtain of heavy em-  last.   Then he smiled.  "I/have that box in my cellar," he  said. "It contains woolen underwear  shipped to me from Lowell, Massachusetts."  But I scarcely heard him, for my attention was on the swiftly moving  brush of tbe little Chinese maid, as,  deftly handled. It now blocked out"  with bold black strokes a silhouette  upon the piece of rice paper before  her���������a familiar silhouette of a short,  clumsy curved boat with broad lug-  sail.  <   CHAPTER XH.  *We Were In Peking Together."  At my evening conference with Evelyn Grayson, reviewing the day's  events, I dwelt with acme Insistence  upon the singularity of that episode at  Yup Sing's.  "it was Impressively significant," I  maintained, "even, if It waa only a  coincidence. Incidentally It convinced  me tbat nothing esoaped Mr. Yup's ob-  eervatlon. I bad no intention of referring to my discovery. I chose rath-  (Continued   Next Weak.)  TAKE NOTICE that thirty, days after  the first appearance of this notice  The Grand Trunk B. C. Coal Company,  Limited, intends to apply under Section  Eighteen of tha Companies' Act to  change the present name of the Company to "The Beaton Coal Company,  Limited."  Dated at Vancouver this Eleventh day  of  December,   A.D.   1913.  THE    GRAND   TRUNK   B.    C.   COAX,  COMPANY,   LIMITED.  iF7'  broiderVthroughwhich I naased toto  tv to have him tbin* J had not noticed  *������* ^SL^SS? ZKtL'TiS *��������� ������ture the child waa painting. But,  a smaller room, furnished In carved  my choice waa not to be gratified. He.  .   ��������� - ���������- , ** ���������>* ������* ornamented .with mag- g^^at I had ae^ and no������ced I".  J declared.. "And be waa tbelaat man j ���������cent specimen.>o���������**������������������ ,XaT* relieve^e^Stnatlon: he:  In the world to ham anyone." , J^jf^^JSf^Ji-JffiT SET52LJE ***** directed my attention to tha  ?m22 ������SfUS?!Sh!L*������f7������2 ������*������** explaining that what I bad ra>,  iSSSJSir  2L?2H *JX? *wded ��������������� mysterloue was most com.  SS^L^J^LSr^ .������������5. Jonplnce. ������ft la one of tbe first thlngti  'f^^L^^S^JTmV^'^0^^ babteMeem to draw,'(  ;^teeslgn5 in waSSat   " "* * ���������* -"* * *������ * "*** "*  i    Ignoring tbe child, he Indicated a  1 ehair near the only window, screened,  I will give you acard to him; you  like the windows in front, with a blue  canape^ to him ia confidence, and if  f^tMytoml*^^ u  f0  he can help you, ha will, not only be-  drew up a chair for himself opposite* ^   <And wnen $,   ^ ^ % }^v;  cause I sent you, but because be jae.                                                  Queried, 'what does your ship stand  stands for all that la best, and de-!^Hla ^waer,Jn ���������?���������������_<*��������������� Jwjj foTVlf ^ drugged Ma lean shoulder*  sires tbat my countrymen   In   "���������"���������-'���������������- ������.������������������������������������ v-������������~ ������. ������������*,*������j .      ��������������� -             ���������  For a little while Mow Chee ate In  thoughtful silence. Presently be  looked up.  "Clyde, my friend, I know so little  of my own people here in New York.  But one man I know, a merchant, who  Is very prominent' and very upright.  He Is a big man In, the Six Companies,  -   ' ��������� ���������   -  -      - -' i   jwe we .  can apeak to him iu confidence, and If  aliade. And when I had sat down, he  hanger of tbe American primary  schools. First they draw houses, then  ���������hips, then men; and the houses, the  ships and the .men. are all alike, just  your  xoncai  NOTICE Is hereby given that an appM* >  cation will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the Province of British,  Columbia, at' its next Session for an'  Act .amending the Chartered Accountants Act, 1906. by providing:  (a) No person shall be entitled to take  or use, the designation "Chartered Accountant," or the initials "F.C.A., "A.C.  A.," "C.A.A.," or -Ca.," either alone  or ln combination with any other words  or. any name, title or description implying that he is a Chartered' Accountant  or any name, title. Initials or description implying that he Is a Certified Ac-'  countant or an Incorporated Accountant,/]  unless he is a member of the institute  in good standing and registered as such.  (b) A penalty for the contravention,J  of the above and the manner In which"  such penalty shall be dealt with.  (c) That the Institute shall- keep a  Register of Members and providing a  copy of such Register shall be evidence  in all Courts.  (d) That Section 6 of the said Act be*  amended by striking out all the words  therein  after  the  word  "expedient"  lathe ltth line thereof and by substituting1 j  the following:  "(a) Every member of the Institute  shall have the right to use the designation 'Chartered Accountant", or the J  initials 'CA.' and may-use after his1  name,   if  the   Institute    shall    havei  granted him a Certificate of Fellow"  ship,  the  initials  'P.C.A.'  signifying I  'Fellow of the Chartered Accountants.'!  and If the Institute shall have granted  him a Certificate, of Membership thej  initials  'A.C.A.'   signifying   'Associate'  of the Chartered Accountants."'  _ .Patted, at JVanvouver,, B.C.,_ jthis. SlstJ  day of November, 1918.  COWAN. RITCHIE ft ORANT,  * Solicitors for the Applicants.  United States shall have the respect: .eouruging, and for a little I waa ���������������w|1J���������t������ he returned"  ed to call on a friend there who usually bandies my Investments, and  make a convenience of bis office. On-  tbe way, I bought an afternoon paper,  and aa my broker happened to be at  the Stock Exchange, I bad ample opportunity to read it from first column!  to last. It proved about aa tbrUllngly*  Interesting as the early afternoon re-i  prints of what one has already read  at breakfast usually are, and I was  igin, Is picture writing with the addk aD0Ut to drop It to tbe floor, when  tion of a limited number of symbolical mj fye cugnt * group of headlines  ���������nd conventional deslgng. This figure, oa ^9 lagt page> Which, up to that!  J should say, representsii lorcha, or moment, had escaped me, but which!  amatt Chinese coasting Junk, and you my* suddenly riveted my attention:   ,  can rest assured that the threats con- CELESTIAL CLAIMS MYSTERIOUS)  falned in the letters were with a view Bqx ON FALL RTTEK PIER,  to reparation for some crime or Injury Anything   concerning Celestials, I|  eonnected in some way with snob a  vessel. Tbat Is aa near as I can Interpret It. But If you would like to  know more���������If you would like to get  something more; nearly definite���������I oaa  suppose, would have attracted me.i  just then, but the burden of this waa!  so peculiarly pertinent, that it seemed]  aa if it must have intimate connection!  with the tangle I had undertaken tol  they deserve from your citizens. I  would send you to the Chinese Consul, but my friend, Mr. Yup Sing, is  better."  My hand was on the newspaper in,  my pocket, but I did not show it .to  Mow Cbee. I would reserve It for tbe  encyclopaedic. Yup Sing, whose , address, as written on the card which  my classmate furnlBhed me, was on'  Mott street, a few doors from Pelt  New York's Chinatown Is a much,  more.familiar locality to the transient'  visitor than to the average citizen. In  all the years of my residence in the  metropolis, of which I am a native, Ij  had never before had cither the occasion or the desire to dip Into this most;  foreign of all the city's foreign sections. To me, Chinatown was as a  far country. Vaguely I had an idea,  of its location. It lay, I knew, east of |  Broadway - and west of the Bowery;;  hut Its latitude waa not clearly de-;  fined,  harrassed as to just where to begin.;  At length, however, I said; -" _~.-|  "I fear, Mr. Yup, that some of your  countrymen have recently made a tar*  Wbie mistake."  "A mistake?" he echoed, gravely.   ,  "A mistake tbat I trust It if not too  , "And dp vou believe .the pothook  and hanger explanation f* Evelyn,  asked, pointedly. It was her way to  probe at once to tbe heart of a matter.  "I cant say tbat I am altogether  convinced," I answered, non-commlt-  tally.  "In spite of Mow's entbuslastloj  lata to rephlr.  Briefly, they have kid-1 , ,.  napped a gentlemwrof fortune endJn- encomium I was not very favorably  finance, one of my dearest friends, in- Impressed by Tup Sing. His wall oj  a manner most mysterious, after first reserve Is too high and too tblck.^Iti  ���������ubjectlng him to the annoyance of a���������>; *��������� j*e,*er BCB������]>'6 W- penetrable.;  eerles 'of anonymous letters and a sue- [And yet be standa well, I believe, to;  x>awo act.  Vancouver-  of  refer you to one who can, I think, give . unravel,  you tbe information."  "By all means," I implored, "I shall  appreciate it greatly.'.'  "An authority on this subject Is living not very far from here. He spent  many years In China, is something of  an artist himself, and made, I understand, a study of Oriental symbolism.  He lives at Cos Cob, and his name  is���������"  "Murphy!" I interrupted, as a flood  of illumination swept over me.  "Philetus Murphy. Yes. Do you  know him?"  With the paper gripped tightly ln;  both hands, and my head bent intently]  forward, I raced through the frivolously-written article which followed;  and from a superabundance of cheap,  wit and East side slang managed to  extract the somewhat meager facts.  A truck, driven by a Chinaman, it  seemed, bad that morning taken from  the pier of the Fall River Line a  square box, measuring about five feet  each way, and perforated with a number of auger holes. The brilliant  epace-writer had given his Imagination free rein as to the contents, spec-  eesslon of singular, nerve-torturing  acta of trespass."  Mr. Yup glanced at Mow Oboe's  card, which he still held.  "Mr. Clyde." he said, with no more  emotion than he might.have exhibited  had I told him I wished him to sell for  me a Chinese bronse on commission,  "Mr. Clyde, I do not see, exactly, why  you come to me."  1 came at Mr. Mow's suggestion,*' I.  the community."  We sat in the music room, where aj  fixe of drift wood wove a woof of;  green and violet strands through 'thai  ted warp of the blase, for the weather'  had turned chill. Evelyn wore a cling-  Ing gown of black panne velvet, with)  i purple orchids at her waist  It had ai  j wonderfully mature effect for one so)  j roung as she, but it was not unbecom-j  . fng. Indeed It effectively accentuatedj  explained.  "He tells me you know the   the deep raw gold tints of her balrt  My impulse was to bail a cab, give! Chinese of New York aa no one else , and added to the transparency of.beri  the driver the number of   the   Mott j does." .-unwonted pallor.    I was marvelllngj  street establishment, and so, without; "The police, I should say," he to- tonee again over her outwardly brave]  further Individual effort, be whirled;: turned, "know the class you seek bet- j tap-bearing In spite of the constant!  away to my destination. But there are; tertbanL  Why not go to the police" ; anxiety of which pallid cheeks werej  "I have met blm,'* I returned short-  ".y. ' lUlating as to the possibilities, from ed-  And thanking the professor once ible Chinese dogs to smuggled opium,  more, I hurried away, with a course ot [but be had omitted to furnish the  jaetlon already shaping in my mind. name and address of either the consignor   or   consignee.     "The   truck.  no ; cab stands on.' lower Broadway; j  and to walk to Broad street- where'  the cabman lies all day in wait for the  prosperous stock broker .and his affluent customer, required more, time  than in my Impatience I was willing  .to grant. Therefore t boarded a Broadway car and was drawn haltingly  northward, until, on reaching Canal  street, I alighted in sheer desperation:  and turned eastward.  Here a letter carrier, of whom I Inquired, sped me straight to my goal���������  a couple of blocks as I was going, a  turn to the right, a few blocks more,  and the bulk windows of the Yup Sing  Company would come Into view.  I found the establishment easily  enough.   But had it-not been for the  'drawn by tbe alent-eyed white horse,   name printed in big Roman lettering,  it:should never have Imagined it    a  It was not easy to explain to htm  why I had not gone to the police, for I  did not care to reveal all that we  feared, and how we . dreaded that,  which police pursuit might precipitate.  /'Because." I began, after & moment's hesitation, '1 believe the whole.  thing Is.a mistake. I . believe that  those involved In the plot must soon-  er or later find out it Is a mistake.. If  the aid of the police Is enlisted, the  fact that s mistake has been made  will not be any extenuation. My object is to find the plotters, prove to  them that they are in error, promise  them Immunity, and recover my  frlendV  "What you nave told me," said Yup  Sing, speaking slowly, <*!s not enough.  If you will tell me everything, I wiH  j  ' the only visible sign, when she said:'  "I was sure we should hear fromi  Captain MacLeod today.  "He has probably met with rough;  weather," I consoled. "It lsnt child's,  (tlay rounding Point Judith at this sea-]  ton, you know."  "Rough weather or not," she Insist-:  ed, "he must have reached Gloucester;  py now. And If be found Peter John.-:  son, or if he dldnt, he waa to tele-  |>hone, you remember."  "Gloucester is something of ai  place," I explained, adopting the ver-j  macular. "It includes no.' less than'  eight villages and five thousand meni  ���������re engaged there In the fishing Indus-'  jtry. MacLeod can't be expected toj  learn In five minutes whether a man,  named Peter Johnson Is one of the  ���������dve thousand.**  !��������������������������� Wstriot^-nistrtot  Coast n)aage 9.  TAKE NOTICE that Antonio Belan-  ger, of Brettany Creek, occupation  Miner, Intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the ���������'  northwest   corner   of   Lot   922;   thence  west 40 chains; thence north 40 chains:  thence east 40 chains; thence south 40  chains, for grazing.  ANTONIO   BELANQER,']  Dated December 17th, 1913.  l-23rl4   to  3-20-141  X,AJTJ> ACT.  Vancouver  X.and JMstr!efc-~3������sttc������  Coast Jtaage a.  TAKE NOTICE that Frank Rial Anp-j  ers, of Brittany Creek, occupatloii  Rancher, intends to apply for permls-J  sion to purchase the following described!  ���������lands:���������;-  Commencing'at a post planted at the  southwest corner of Lot' 923; thence  west 20 chains; thence north 20 chalnsj  thence east 20 chains; thence south M  chains, and containing 40 acres hiortl  or less, to be used as a pasture.    V  FRANK ^RIAL  ANGERS  Dated 17th! of December, 1913. ��������� "-;.  ���������l-23^Ujto 3-20V14J  A DETECTIVE'S ADVICI  Before employing a 1  vat* Detective, if you c"  know your man,' ask :  legal adviser.        j  ���������JOHNSTON.   t*������  Service Intelligence fhH  reau. Suite 103-4  319 Pender St., Wi  Vancouver. B.C.  Every Wi  L Is latereatedand rhooldkaew  ���������boat the wonderful  M*���������el "oSfoiSr1  uruisis*  It IT he eanaet sappb/  ttie HARVXL, sesepT ae  other, bat aeaa ateinpibr    _  tratot book-aealed. It ftvee fall  psrttealaM aad tfraettoBsVaT&laable ii  toUdl^VriwrjeOBSCFIXTCO^WlDdaec.Oss  .     a ���������aval AaenU for Canada- V*  1    r<  ,.  . .,.  4 i  '    -   4 ������  Friday, February 20, 1914  rilK   WKMTRRN  CALL  H  't������<  HINDOO IMMIGRATION  (Continued from Page 1)  rests a heavy responsibility.   We have created  present conditions.   When we entered India there  was no disposition to emigrate.    Caste regulations forbade, on pain of forfeiture of all privilege, embarking on the high seas.   But we have  I taught India" the folly of caste limitations.   We  f found India a congealed mass, but we have in-  I troduced the chemicals that have liquified it,  I and obedient to law, it flows, and it flows with  greater volume and increasing momentum.    We  can't check the flow.  If we can't dam the stream  is it possible to guide it?   An attempt, we think,  should be made even though it requires effort,  |f perseverance and sacrifice.  "l.*Let an imperial selection be made of suitable territory under the flag, having due regard  to favorable conditions, such as climate, fertility,  r water supply, trade facilities, etc., etc.   The climate of northern Australia, unsuited to the white  man, would in many respects resemble that of  India; the Soudan has already been named; a  limitless area awaits occupancy in British Guiana;  Trinidad and Jamaica have tens of thousands of  I East Indians now and could accommodate many  more, and Honduras, with millions of acres un-  ! broken by the plough or the hoe, might of <*er an  [inviting field for the hard working, thrifty East  [Indian. ..  "2. Land now unalienated by the Crown, and  I'untilled, supplies no revenue. True it is an asset,  put for the present, an unremunerative asset.  (Why not designate such territories as way* be  ���������available, and invite occupancy. To encourage  [those who would emigrate but are without any  [considerable means, let the government provide  temporary shelter for the new-comers, open up  roads as required, and so apportion the lands that  Ithe frontage on the road might be so narrow that  the families might dwell near eaeh other. The  initial expenditure, prudently made, could be  fairly levied on the land, and paid in instalments  [tavering, say, five years, and thus the advances  Bould be fully reimbursed. We would advocate a  (generous policy, which after all, wonld simply  [be a loan to be returned with interest through  (the sale of Crown lands, now unremunerative.  "3. The question may be asked, how much  ! action on the part of the government would af-  ifect East Indians now domiciled    abroad!     I  nthink the East Indian in British Columbia would  'probably remain where he is.   His prospects of  'accumulating here are too bright for him to as-  l<sume the risks involved in a removal.   But his  r experience here might be utilized to the advantage  kof a new colony.   Progressive, influential men of  I character and with a vision, and acquainted with  English might be selected and placed on a liberal  .salary from the outset, to assist in the formation,  'development and government of the new scttle-  tment.   A fruitful source of disquiet in India is  [the filling of positions by white men, which the  ?natives claim is rightfully theirs.   Now, if the  [course suggested were adopted, confidence would  W>e inspired, complaints reduced to a minimum  [and possibjy problems solved, that still wait' a  [solution in the homeland."   A"'K  - - atsf  BORDEN GOVERNMENT AT WORK  (Continued from page 1)  Knowledge at First Hand.  Hon. Mr. Hazen learned by practical experience last summer in a trip through the Dominion of the conditions! under which the fishermen  ply their occupation, and he keeps constantly in  touch with the fishermen themselves. He spoke  most enthusiastically of the measures being taken  to protect the industry dealing particularly with  the fish hatcheries, which, under his administration, have been so successful.   He said:  "The Superintendent of Fisheries informs me  that for the first time since we have established  fish hatcheries in Canada, the hatcheries are today filled, with eggs and are being more successfully operated now than at any time in the past.  It has been demonstrated that the salmon hatcheries have done most useful work. The fishermen along the coast of St. John county, who  drift out almost across to the Nova Scotia shore  night after night in the prosecution of their calling, tell me that there now is no such thing as a  year when they are not getting a good supply of  salmon. These salmon come up the bay of  Fundy, and along the coast, making for the  spawning grounds on the St. John and Tobique  rivers, and they are being caught at points along  that river that they were not caught at���������15 or 20  years ago, and they are being caught in great  numbers."  To What This Is Due. i  Hon. Mr. Hazen proceeded: "That is a very  desirable state of affairs, and it is due to the  more efficient enforcement of the fishery laws,  and due most of all to the work of the salmon  hatcheries.''  The Minister of Marine and Fisheries was  able to tell the same story about the white fish  hatcheries in the Great Lakes, and he expressed,  the hope that the lobster hatcheries would become  successful also and that they would in time to  come make up for the past depletion of the lobster fisheries.  The whole record well deserved ���������the concluding period of the Minister's speech, when he  said:  "The officials of the department today are  doing their very utmost to promote and develop  the fishing industry, and for my part I am giving  them the very best assistance and support that  it is within my power to give. I trust that in  years to come good results will follow from the  efforts now being made by the Department of  Marine and Fisheries."  The country applauds the attitude of a public  man like Mr. Hazen, who knows his subject, talks  of it in an encouraging fashion, and gives an  outline of success and prosperity. And the country is glad to know that the direction of the fishing industry is in such capable hands. Fish is a  great staple food product of the Dominion, and  the interests of such an industry cannot be neglected. "������������������ '  FOSTERING AOBIOULTTJBE.  ' One of the most striking features of the main  estimates; which were brought down in the House  of Commons this session, was substantial increase  in the votes for agriculture. ~"    "  The agricultural industry under the Liberal  regime was starved. While militia expenditures  increased yearly at a startling rate, and millions  were squandered on the National Transcontinental railway, the amounts to be spent in the Department of Agriculture was pared down to the  smallest possible figure.. The result was neglect  of the industry and a regular dry rot in the department. Initiative was discouraged amongst  the officers, while the Experimental Farms in  many cases had actually fallen into disrepair.  The increase in this year's estimates tells  partially the change in policy which has taken  place since Premier Borden has taken office and  since Hon. Martin Burrell has applied his energy  to the department.  Much More Available.  In the last year of the Laurier regime the total vote for agriculture was $1,646,234. The first  year of the Borden administration this was increased by over' a million���������to $2,703,400. Last  year the vote jumped to $3,381,725, and this  year's estimates show an increase of $600,000  more, making the total $3,987,087.  This is a record of achievement of which the  Borden Qovernment has good reason to be proud.  Mr. Borden's Promise.  The Conservative platform, which Premier  Borden enunciated during the last campaign,  contained the following plank:  "The granting of liberal assistance to the  provinces for the purpose of supplementing and  extending the work of agricultural education  and the improvement of agriculture."  . Hon. Martin Burrell lost no time in carrying  out this policy. In 1912 he passed the Agricultural Aid Act, appropriating half a million dollars to assist provincial departments of agriculture to improve and extend their work.  SEATTLE  Hy Gill is still the ladies' favorite in Seattle.  Heading the primaries on Tuesday with a vote  larger than the combined vote given to the three  candidates that came next in favor.  Hy Gill has professed conversion from the  idea of a wide open town with such evidence of  sincere repentance that even Dr. Matthews has  been convinced, and says:  - "Hy Gill never lied to me. He said what he  was going to do and did it. I will believe him  now until he proves his conversion false." And  evidently many have folowed Dr. Matthews. The  next in popularcesteem is James D- Trenholme,  "Business men's" candidate. These two wUl be  finally voted on March 3rd. f Hy. Gill's election  seems assured.  BIHTER CASES-400MUCH UW  H  ������)&  ���������J V.i.  %y%\  " *** T  The Vancouver,. Creamery Company and F6������*dri,i;\  and Tatman of the Almond Creamery ' appeareq K X ?, --<>,-?,,  in the Vancouver Police Court before Magfatritet ?$<V$$&  Shaw today charged, with, violation of Sectiol f li w     '   ^  300, Inspection and Sales Act, Part VIU.; contain  'ing over 16 per cent/ water.'   The < information^  was laid by Inspector Clarke.   C. W.,Sawye1r, appeared for the prosecution.  Both parties pleaded V^'tHj  guilty, and.the magistrate in imposing the pen-   '**\Vtol  alty, remarked:  "This is the second case against  the  Vancouver   Creamery   Company,  and   as  these butter cases were fought out at length nearly a year ago and great publicity given them  throgh the papers, I do not think there is a butter  dealer in the province that does not know all  about the requirements of the Act .and the limit  must not be exceeded.   I impose the *"aTirnum  penalty in each case-���������$50 and ������osts."  i > * i ' i / <.  yy y%>-  "CATHOLIC   PAPER RECOGNIZES VALTJR  OF BILLY SUNDAY'S REVIVAL. EFFORT  .U  AT* ���������  "The Pittsburg Catholic, organ of the Roman' \'  Catholic diocese of western Pennsylvania, has the. '  following comment this week under the caption, i'  'The Revival':  "Pittsburg is in*the throes of a great revival, -;  and daily in the tens of thousands men and worn- /J  en assemble in the 'tabernacle' to. listen to the  torrid speech of the Rev. William "Sunday.   His',  sermons are quoted in extenso in the daily press,   '  and whatever he preaches   is, most   assuredly,;   c  straight out talk that not even the least intelli- .'  gent can misunderstand.   In his opening address ,  he gave it to be understood that he had no con-,  tention with the Catholics, and that they were /  *  able to take care of themselves, with their priests, 7  who, he said, preached Christ and his works.  He  had yet to meet one Catholic who did not believe  ' -  in the divinity of Christ, and this he could not' ;'  say of Protestants and of many of-their ministers. ^\.  On the question of divorce, .he proclaimed himself -}, ���������  a Catholic from the top of his head to the sole V-'  of his foot.   Whatever, may be thought of this '  modern evangelist, it may be truthfully said' of   '  him that he is no hypocrite, and according to his   !'  light, /he does not hesitate or micce words in his  fiery denunciation of many* modern evils that '  are rampant in this day of free thought.  The evils������  of intemperance are, described in withering invective and fierce scorn; men who neglect their  families are scorched in an electric glow; women,  slaves of fashion, immodest in their dressi forgetful of shame in the forward dance, unmindful of  home and its precious duties, see themselves re- ', K  fleeted in a light that should arouse them to a i ,!,  new born- sense of womanly nobility and purity,  j.  The home is shown up as the one sacred place ,  where the child is developed into the upright'/  man.   We believe this revival will have a good ''  effect on the community that attends these meet-,- ,'  ings.   Removed as we are, far as the antipodes , ^  from the creeds interested in this evangelist, it  would be unjust if we did not see tbe good, as -  much as wejnightjte inclined to criticize the  ways and means.'.'   * ~_^__        -.       \    r-$$  .11 '<-  ��������� -\  >' ���������  lv -'  , if |i.|i|n|n|4if i|n|if ifc| ( |tl I < rH"l"H 1 M't1"!"' ������~)^.^jua....v.w..w.j.... .-,. .^.(^^/^w^^":-**^"!"^-:-:-;'-'.-.-"-'���������^"'.--       -.���������.>+*.>-M.^.*-M..K-^-<", ^.^j.^������<I.il,������|n|i������|>��������� ���������!��������� ���������!��������� i>h|i<��������� i|������iliit'ij'<nf������<l������4������<i4������������1i���������!��������� i^iti>������������������ if ^iBji^ia| eji^"!1 'I''f1 ��������� 'l"f"S������41 ���������������'<������'���������<'��������� ^iif>a>a|iiS������<Sia|nS������a>������>i  1������������  1  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  } ���������>  *���������>���������)"  vS*'KK  -:'-.j'. ^!':V'J\Vi';^V^,.,if^'.<':*^|  :a&^f  ���������'���������:JV;i"AiC|  I  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Time Demands  ������  . '"���������  i   Stave Lake Power is Dependable and Economical  By harnessing the Great Stave River we have made it possible to generate 100,000 horse power of electrical energy at our Stave Falls Plant,  the Biggest Electrical Feat in Western Canada. ���������      .'��������� .  100,000 HORSE POWER  -���������".'-- .',L'' ,-.������������������������������������ ���������-'.' *' - U" ' ��������� ���������   ���������  Or half as much again as the combined connected load in steam and electricity in Vancouver today, a fact of great significance to local industries  Offices: 603-610 Career-Cott<>n Bldg.  Phone: Seymour 4770  WESTERN CANADA POWER CO., Ltd.  R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager  JOHN   MONTGOMERY. Contract Agent  P.O. Drawer 1415  Vancouver, B.C  'Y:';-?-i':  eii* 1 'i-i iii"t"i-t'<"  ������W~l ������Sm$m$*.>-*   "-'  -    , -<J-'   ���������.     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THE WESTERN CALL.
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Wilson's Drug Store *
:; Main and Sixteenth   '
Friday, February 20.1914
TRANSATLANTIC NEWS
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Phone Fairmont 505 t
Read below a partial list.   The.se prices are not tor Friday and �����
X    Saturday, but aire good seven days a week and delivered to your door. *|
< *    Send us your Prescription Work and save money.       These are cash 4.
%    prices:
Abbey's Salts, regular 60c and 25c for. 50c and 20c. $
Allenbury's Foods, regular $1, 65c, 50c, 35c 80c, 50c, 40, 25c
Horlick's Food, regular |3.75, 11.00, 60c, .S8.50, 85c, 46c
Nestle's Food, regular 50c tor. _ .46c
Benger's Food, regular S1.00, 50c for   90c, 46c
Reindeer grand Milk, regular 20c .16e
Minard's Liniment, regular 25c 20c
EUlman's Embrocation, regular 35c _ 25c
Scott's Emulsion, regular |1.00��� 50c  .��� .....76c, 40c
Peruna, regular $1.00  ���'��� 76c
Burdock Blood Bitters, regular $1.00 ���...75c
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, $1.00 76e
Mermen's Talcum, regular 35c _ 16c
Carter's Pills, regular 25c -.��� 16c
Herpplclde, regular $1.00  ��� ��� > ��� 76c
Formamint Tablets, regular 75c... 60s
^j^uBwOria, regular ooc ................. .......................................................................*���b
* Cuticura Soap, Tegular 35c - ���������- 25c
Hospital Absorbent Cotton, regular 50 35c
Lavonna de Composa Hair Tonic, regular $1.25 .$1.00
Ferrol Emulsion, regular $1.00  - 76c
Ayer's Sarsaparilla, regular $1.00 86c
Eno'a Salts, regular $1.00 65c
Gin Pills, regular 50c 35c
Dodd's Pills, regular 50c ~ 35c   *
i p. A. Wilson, Prop,     formerly at Main and Broadway j;
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Kamloona-Vanoouvor Meet Go,9 Ltd.
Oor. Main and Powell Sta. 1849 Main Street
. Phone Seymour 6561 Phone Fair. 1814
For Choice Meats
of large variety and reasonable prices, this house
cannot be excelled.. It stands to the very front.
��i|n|.i| 11.1.f�����!��� 1-'!������������� ���!''!��� ���!��� ���!���'!��� I-���!��� ���!��� '$*�����   ���ll-l-i"
T. S. Baxter
Peter Wright
FURNITURE
Complete House
*  Furnishers
Agents for Oatermoor soil
Restmore mattresses
Pavenporfc Bed
3AXTER & WRIdrlT
| (Successors to Hutching* Furniture Co.)
* Phone Seymour 771 416 JVMMn Street
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baron Accepts offer
Austrian Baron   to   Buy   Liverpool
Estates of Earl of Derby Offered
During Political Speech.
London.���As a result of a political
controversy, Baron Maurice Arnold
de Forest, who is an hereditary baron
of the Austrian Empire, has accepted
an offer recently/ made in a public
speech by the' Earl of Derby to sell
to him his estates in Bootle, a suburb
of Liverpool, for $7,500,000.
The property was purchased in
1724 for $35,000, and in a contribution
to the Land Enquiry Committee's report, Baron de Forest cited this as a
striking example of unearned increment. He estimated the annual income from this property was $500,-
000, and, the value of the property
as between $15,000,000 and $20,000,-
000.
In his speech proffering the land
for sale, the Earl of Derby said that
the estimates were grossly excessive
and referred contemptuously to Baron
de Forest as "an alien gentleman for
whom I have no love, who has come
here to tell U9 landlords what
ought to do."
we
The Bible Society of Belgium has
raised a monument in the Square of
Chateau Vilvorde, on which, in
French, Flamand and English, this
inscription appears:
"Near here, the Englishman, William Tyndale, suffered martyrdom,
October 6,- 1566. He was first
strangled and then burnt. His only
crime consisted in having, given to
his fellow countrymen the first English version of the New Testament;
His last "words were: 'Lord, open
the eyes of the King of England.'
Less than a year afterward his prayer
was answered. The entire Bible was
published by order of the king. '
"This 'monument has been raised
by the friends of the Belgian Bible
Society, and of the Bible Society of
London.    October 6, 1913.
"The word of the Lord endureth
forever.'"
��' 't"!1 if"!' '1' 'I' ���!' '|i 'I' ���!��� ���!��� if�� ���(�� '1' ��t'��!' '1' 't' 'I''{' '1' 'I' '1' '1' 't' 'I' 't' 'I* 'I' 't"l' 'I' 'I* 'I' *!' '1' 't' *1*'?' ���*" *t^I' ���*' 'l"!' 'I' 'I' '1* '|"|' 'I' 'f*
5 N A P !
50x100, comer 29th Ave. and
St. Catharines Street, modern
7-room house.
YOUR OWN PRICE FOR CASH
4PPLY WESTERN CALL
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OR CASH
I  have four lots at White
Rock, B. C.   What have you ?
APPLY TO OWNER, WESTFRN CALL
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Vancouver, B. C, Feb. 10, 1914.
To the Shareholders of the Vancouver Orange Hall Company, Ltd.:
Sirs and Brethren:���
I take pleasure in submitting my
seventh annual report as president of
the Company, and trust that it may
meet with your approval. Including
the balance from last year, the total
receipts for the year were $25,356.44,
an increase over last year's receipts
of $6,203.41. Included in this amount,
however, is the loan of $3,300 from
the Vancouver County Orange
Lodge, and one from the Royal bank
for $5,750, and if these amounts are
deducted, it leaves the actual receipts
$2,846.59 less than during 1912. This
falling off in the receipts is due to
the fact that we had to make a substantial, reduction in the rent to the
tenants of _our four -stores, and that
owing to the financial depression
which has occurred during the year,
bur large hall has not been rented
as frequently as usual. . However,
when you consider the fact that we
have paid out the sum of $9t000 on
our Fairview property, and after deducing'the sum of $24,367.85 for disbursements, have still a balance of
$988.59 carsh on hand, it must be acknowledged that an excellent showing has been made. We also ��� paid
out the sum. of $1,200 for alterations
to the Fairview hall, and the building
is now in first-class shape, and a
good advertisement for the associa-
tionw in that part of the city. Now
that the Fairview hall has been placed
in shape, I am strongly of the opinion that the Grandview hall should
be built during the present year, providing that a suitable loan can be .obtained. I trust that the directors
whom you elect will give this matter
early and earnest consideration. As
far as alterations to the main hall is
concerned, we thought it advisable,
owing to the financial stringency, to
do anything along this line during
1913. The gains for the year amounted $14,467.97, while the losses were
$9,807.05, leaving a net gain of $4,"
660.92. In view of this fact I would
recommend that a dividend of 8 per
cent on the capital stock of the company be declared. In conclusion, I
wish to acknowledge the valuable assistance rendered by the directors
during the year in carying on the affairs of the company. They have at
ali times given their hearty co-opera-
tino to "any movement which tended
to improve the standing of the company, and have been eager to improve
the standing of the Order by placing
halls in different parts of the city as
soon as financial circumstances will
permit. All of which is respectfully
submitted.
THOMAS DUKE,
President.
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If we do not already supply your
requirements for
y
Twine
etc.
You should send for our samples
and prices.
It will pay you to buy
your supplies from us
WE ALSO CARRY
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prug, papers
Fruit Papers
Toilet Papers
Paper Pie Plates
Wooclen Pie Plates
Ice Cream Pails
.       Oyster Pails
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Prompt delivery to any part of the city,    f
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& Wright, Ltd.
Corner Homer and Davie Streets   f
Telephone Seymour 9565
Vancouver, Bj C.
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