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 W3  Published in the Interests of Greater; Vancouver and the Western People  em*  VOLUME V.  VANCOUVER. British Columbia, FEBRUARY 27, 1914  5 Cents Per Copy  No. 42  The Railway Policy of the McBride Government  .   ' ������        t        w  \  Resignation of Edwaro 3old,  eouver Councillor-Affidavits of Corruption on Kingsway Paving  GOVERNMENT RAILWAY POLICY  EXTENSION OF P. O. E. R. R. TO  PEAOE RIVER COUNTRY  The Government at Victoria must take peculiar pleasure in the Master's words, "Blessed  are ye when all near shall revile you and speak  evil of you falsely." If there is no very large  opposition in Parliament, platform and press outside are ringing out with ever increasing volume  charges of graft and incompetency, great and  small. '  The chief complaint seems now to be the Bail-  road Policy, and yet if any one item in the McBride policy has been endorsed up to the hilt by  the Province, it is this railroad policy.  ���������  On Tuesday the Premier brought down a bill  providing for the extension of the Pacific Great  Eastern Railway into Peace River country, 330  smiles north and east of Port George. The bill  stipulates that the company shall commence the  , Peace River extension within three months after  the passing of the act and that the entire line  shall be open to traffic within three years. We  understand that already active survey work has  begun and that lively construction work will,  ere long, be in progress on the P. G. E. system  both north and south of Fort George.. :��������� ' ,  This is good news indeed.   The Western Call  looks and longs for the coming millenium when  all wrongs will be righted���������indeed we believe  that, a much better system   than   corporation-  owned;   railroads is a p1 resent ' possibility���������but  British' Columbia Voters, both.   Provincial   and  ' Municipal, have decided against public ownership, in spite of all the Western Call can say, and  we are forced to choose the next best thing in  ;   sight���������which is undoubtedly tbe present goveru-  , ment.  ^,. The,JV4H.E.. R. Reruns through one of the ,r>.  loveliest portions of this earth. A thousand'  miles of unusrpassed country in scenic beauty,  and above all, in healthy, wealth producing possi-  ~ bilities. By this R. R. will be opened up the very  richest mining districts in B. C, as yet almost untouched, because of lack of transportation. The  great cattle ranching areas of B. C. will also be  tapped together with the finest dairying and  mixed farming country in "the world. There is  room for a million happy, healthy and wealth  producing homes on the P. G. E. line twixt Vancouver and Fort George, and we predict an  amazing immigration in that direction as soon as  the truth becomes known about the Lilloet district.  The McBride government, like the rest of us,  is not without faults; but its Railroad Policy is  ���������under present -"conditions���������the* best in sight,  and almost unanimously endorsed by the people.  We do not doubt that public interests could be  better protected than they are or have been, but  as an offset to the charges of extravagance and  reckless expenditures hurled against the present  government we would call attention to the figures given below on the Laurier estimate and  actual cost of National Transcontinental put  through by the late Liberal government. There  is a proverb which says: "Two blacks db not  make a white," but there is also another proverb  which helps us out in this age of mixed good and  evil���������namely, "Of two evils, choose the least."  The Western Call most emphatically prefers  the ills it knows of rather than flee to those unknown with such possibilities as the National  Transcontinental in view.  /  LAURIER ESTIMATE VS. REAL COST  OF NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL  Preliminary Estimates of Cost  When the bill for the construction of the National Transcontinental railway was being discussed in the House of Commons the Hon. Mr.  Fielding, then Minister of Finance, stated that he  had been advised by experienced railway men  that the cost of such a railway from Quebec to  Winnipeg, 1,344 miles, would be $35,000 per mile,  or $47,040,000, and from Moncton to Quebec, 460  miles, at $31,250 per mile, or $14,375,000. Total,  $61,415,000.  Actual Cost on Which Interest Is to Be Paid by  '���������.,'/__/��������� /Lessees.,- ���������'���������-.���������-���������'  Contracts Were let for most of the''road,' and  on September 30th, 1911, there had already been  spent $109,000,000, and Mr. Gordon Grant, the  chief engineer, then estimated that when completed the road will, exclusive of interest, have  cost $161,300,000.       .  If the road is completed at this cost by the  end of 1914 the/Grand Trunk Pacific will commence to pay rent at the beginning of 1912 on  this amount with $18,700,000 interest added,  making an annual rental of $5,400,000, or $14,-  800 a day. t  Actual Cost to the Country  Assuming that the Grand Trunk Pacific railway company will commence to pay interest on  the cost of construction in 1912, the road will  have cost the country for principal and interest  $234,651,521. This amount has been arrived at  by calculating the interest on the amounts expended during each year from the end of that  year up to the end of 1921.  s  ������o   /m*4��������� /f������0/S,  A SAO EPISODE  In Sooth  Vancouver Polltloa  i  i     ��������� *  Leonard Janes, for six years a faithful and energetic servant of the  municipality of South Vancouver, has passed away.  Leonard Janes was South Vancouver's tax  collector, ancl  during  his  years of service he made many friends.. His death came as a Wow to the whole  arirfrieipality.  ������e was 25 years bf~#e', rniS'#^thoughtt������haveheeninthepiiilcof-  health up to a few days before his death.      ; i  Jt might be said that Leonard Janes gave his lift for the welfare of the  community. Jt was against the adviceof his physician that he persisted in attending to his duties at the Municipal Uall right up almost to the day before his  passing. . .  Few men were more familiar with the science of municipal government  than the late Mr* Janes, As a boy he was articled for three years to the municipal engineer to the Eerne Bay Urban District Council, Brent, England. Later  he served as surveyor to that municipality. He was appointed assistant C. M. C.  in South Vancouver in 1908, and the following year was promoted to the post of  assessor and collector of taxes. Jn all his duties the late Mr. Janes showed an  exactness and general efficiency which made him stand out among his fellows.  His department was at all times thoroughly systematized and running without  the usual hitches and difficulties.  There is very little doubt that the drastic overthrow of the entire municipal staff of South Vancouver contributed to, if it did not actually cause, the  sudden _break down of Mr. Janes' health, ending in his sudden death. A man of  peculiar sensitiveness, he undoubtedly wilted under the ruthless methods of the  man responsible for these upheavals.  Mr. Gold has, during the past year, publicly and privately made charges  of incompetency and graft on the part of. the old council and its staff. On the  strength of these charges���������boldly made and oft repeated���������the people, mad-  denecTby the stoppage of all worS, caused, by the financial hold up-f-common to  almost every municipality throughout Canada���������voted to place municipal affairs  in the hands of a new council.  Are these charges true? Humor says, yes! Why, then, are not  these men called to account ? What south Vancouver most needs and, we believe,  most earnestly desires, is to clean up the past and remain clean in the future.  The old staff has been dismissed with the exception only of those who  could riot be dispensed with, and, so far, it looks as if "spoils to the victors" was  the only reason for replacement.  Mr. Gold has already been guilty of what we consider to be the very  grossest example of bad taste ever exhibited in our municipality. Two thousand  dollars per Ward had been allotted to each councillor to be expended to the best  interest of each Ward. In Ward 5, Mr. Gold has expended the $2,000 almost, if  not entirely, on grading, levelling and improving the avenues of approach to  his own property. If you don't believe it go and see for yourself. Notice, on  the Gold property, amounting to 30 acres, there is only 1 house, and we understand only 3 more lots sold. If there has ever been a more gross abuse of representative power in South Vancouver we do not know of it.  There can be no doubt now, that Mr. Gold's reason for his frenzied campaign against the paving contract was based on personal motives, because of his  interest in so large a nonrrevenue producing property with double frontage on  Main street. We understand also that there was an even stronger motive in his  personal quarrel with the Creosoting company to which further reference may  yet be made. "' ' y       ;  Altogether the Gold episode in South Vancouver reminds us of the old  fable: The frogs desiring a king. Our readers will remember that, in answer  to the frogs' petition Jove sent down a log. The frogs at first delighted in the  quiet decent log, upon which they could sit with impunity. But soon they tired  of their honest log and because Jove to send another king. Jove sent a crane���������  who ate up all the frogs���������with apologies to honest Jim, we recall this fable.  (Stop Press News)  Mr, Gold has resigned in consequence of threatened action.   Before refighing he placed  affidavits in hands of council containing a typewritten confession by ex-Councillor John Third  and implicating two or more of last years councillors.   Full details of confession and how obtained next issue.  BORDEN GOVERNMENT AT WORK  BON. L. P. PELLETIXB--  P08TMABTBK OINItAL  i i<? -  , Every important reform in the national machinery of a country's business has ite Beginnins;  in the mind of one man eager and desirous for the ~  welfare of the people, and the inauguration of  Parcels Post is one such striking example.   Hon.!"  Louis Philippe PeUetier, Postmaster-General in  the Borden cabinet, has instituted parcels noafc ;  not because he was forced by public opin|on,vbut7  by reason of a strong desire to assist the legislation that the Post Office Department has,organ-.  used since Confederation.  L. P. Pelletier, father of Panels Post, is tbe  leader of the French-Canadian seetion of the Conservative party in the House of Commons, and ho  is following in illustrious footsteps/ There always have been, in every cabinet since Confederation, Btrong men from Quebec, to whom the '  business of government was,i science, and the  art of politics a delight. And the Borden Cabinet  is no exception to the rule. Hon. Mr. Pelletier  has built up a reputation in the House and out of  it, which has secured for him the admiration '  alike of friend and foe. This reputation is being  enhanced, not by fitful spasms of meteorio legis-  Jation, but by dint of solid hard application to  business. ,        > ���������  . -,  A Picturesque Partonattsy  The Postmaster-General is a picturesque personality. jHe is a Prince Rupert in debate, riding  into conflict' with sword drawn and meeting his  enemy with clash and clang. Pelletier never takes  back water, never recedes from a position, but if  fearless and fair.  A Quebec day in the House of  Commons is the signal for a crowded chamber,  did notv;know the new Postmaster-General very  .his natural foe,   the   es-portmafsyjtensral, fo-  wordy ^warfare.   Hon. Rodolphe Lemieux, ex-  Postmaster-General, is a much disappointed man.  After years of jealousies and bickerings with his  conferee from Quebec province, he became the  leader of the French-Canadian race in the Laurier cabinet.   Then he saw visions of a knighthood as a reward for-his diplomatic missions to  Japan and South Africa.  But on September 21,  19U, his upward march was rudely broken and  interrupted.   Premier Borden was returned to  power and patronage, and he did not like it.  He  did not know tbe new Postmaster-Genreal yery  well, and at first began to bullyj him and taunt  him, until he learned of his mistake.   Pelletier  was his master.   In effectiveness of retort, sallies  of wit and stinging repartee, the new Postmaster-  General outshone his predecessor.   Tbe members  of the House of Commons look forward to a contest between   Hon. Louis Phelippe   and -Hon.  Rodolphe because it is more than interesting-  it is strenuous.            -        -   -���������  (Continued on Page 7)  STATESMENSWP-A &BJI*AL TRJBDTB  "To the manner in which premier Borden,  presented the Redistribution Bill in the House of  Commons yesterday afternoon no exception could  be taken by the most sensitive of bis political opponents. The Premier discussed a question  which is loaded to the brim with possibilities for  bitter controversy from a detached and entirely  unbiased point of view. He has never appeared  better in the role of statesman. Any one listening  to the Premier's speech without other knowledge,  of his Government or the men who comprise it,  could not help being impressed with the idea that  the present administration was founded upon  high principles."���������Ottawa Free Press (Lib.),  February 11, 1914.  South Vancouver  ::  X  .5-  A Skillful Dealer  in  Innuendoes  is the  !  I  Y  X  I Man With the Sword  f  2    We recommend careful    I  study of Affidavits  i  i      L  ���������."VI  1  -.*! ^������i^^a%/^/4 ,i^Mv^,4MU MJ1 ���������, ,;J ..^., ->,.JU -JJI'P"  wemm  f     ���������     u  j?l     ..V /Y " "r*   ���������*���������*. '"-������iVT' C.~  ���������������i-5  THB WESTERN QALL.  F>iHay. February 27, 1914  ���������IE WESTERN CALL  PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  BY THE  TERMINAL CITY PRESS, LTD.  HEAD OFFICE:  203 Kingsway, Vancouver  Telephone Fairmont ,1140  Suboorlntlom  One Dollar a Year In Advance  $1.BO Outride Oaneda  Subscribe for the Western Call today.  Send for Advertising Rates.  THE KZKUTU DIFFICULTY  The building of the Uganda railway in East  Africa opened up a vast field of country  to the touch of missionary efforts. The Church  Missionary Society of England, Scotch Presbyterians, Methodists, Friends, Lutherans, and various other sects have missions in the district, but  strongest and largest of all these is the mission  of the Church Missionary Society. Roman Catholics are there in force and so are Mohammedans.  The Protestants found that their divisions were  confusing to the natives, who felt the,strength  of a religion which presented a solid front, like  Roman Catholicism. A conference was, therefore;  held at Kikuyu, last June, to formulate a plan  for united action, or federation," of the different  missionary bodies working in British East Africa;  The meetings were held in the schoolroom of the  Church of Scotland Mission. Bishop Willis of  Uganda, presided, and Bishop Peel, of Mombasa,  was in attendance. Reports from various sources  of the spirit of the conference show that it was  spiritual, wise and/farsighted. Its recommendations���������recommendations only, not decisions��������� v  were simple and in no way subversive of church  discipline and precedent at home, but suggestive  of a possible working basis on the field. At the  close of the conference it seemed to these Christian-gentlemen fitting and desirable-to unite in a-  communion service. - This was done, the service  being held in the Church of the Scotch/Mission,  where ttie Bishop 6f Mombasa had just unveiled  two memorial windows in honor of a missionary  of the Church of Scotland. A Scotch Presbyterian minister preached the sermon md the sacraments were administered by Bishop Willis, of  Uganda. The delegates went home feeling that  they had received a great blessing and that the  cause of Christ had been greatly strengthened.  Those who had shared the uplift of the JCi-  kuyu meeting spread abroad the good news and  reported to their home societies the recommendations of the Kikuyu conference.% When certain  ultra-conservative churchmen in England and  elsewhere heard of the' communion; service which  had crowned the meetings,' there rose a storm  of criticism of the Anglican bishops for having  admitted to the LorcTs table these unconfirmed,  though doubtless estimable, missionaries of other  bodies. The discusison, largely in newspapers  _and religious periodicals fct first, grew hotter and  hotter, till at length the'Bishop of Zanzibar  charged the Bishops of Uganda and Mombasa  with heresy and called upon" the Archbishop of v  Canterbury, as primate of the Church of England,  to render a judgment on them. Bishop Tucker-  Uganda's predecessor���������and Dr. Handiey<. .Mbule,  Bishop of Purham, have declared that they stand  with the two accused bishops. Dr. Moule says  boldly: "If the bishops of Uganda and Mombasa  .are arraigned for heresy for their share of responsibility for a program which I think to be  true to the mind of our Master and full of promise for His work, I for one would willingly take  my place beside them," while Dr. Tucker still  more decidedly writes to the London Timest "If  Bishop Willis is a heretic, so am I. If he is a  schismatic, so am I. If he is to.be sent to the  stake, I am prepared to go with him."  H.'H. Stevens, M.P., made the statement before leaving Ottawa that,the harbor improvements at Vancouver now in hand would entail an  expenditure of $10,000,000 to" $11,000,000. It is  high time that such improvements should be  taken in hand. Coast harbor accommodation is  about the poorest in the world, and Mr. Stevens  is the first member of Parliament to. recognize  this. The ^vigorous Bteps he has taken to remedy  the defect should be\ appreciated.���������Mechanical  Engineer and Electrical Record.  Sir George Paish states that $2,500,000,000 of  British capital is invested in Canada, of which  $300,000,000 was invested last year. United  States investments in Canada aggregate $500,-  000,000. In the next fifteen years the Statist estimates British investments in Canada will  amount to $5,000,000,000.  The wealth production of British Columbia  from natural resources for 1913 is estimated as  folloAvs: Mining, $31,000,000; timber, $30,000,-  000; fisheries, $14,455,488. \  More than 150,000 women, Chicago's "newest  citizens," last week became legal voters of Chicago by registering. !l  Hon. L. P. Pelletier  Postmaster-General of Canada  BORDEN GOVERNMENT AT WORK  I Continued frum\PaQe 1*  A Cabinet of Hard Workers  The Borden Cabinet is composed of hard  workers���������men who are earning the gratitude of  the country by devotion to duty. The members  of the present cabinet are practical men. Last  summer Hon. Frank Cochrane made a special  survey trip to the Hudson's bay. Hon. J. D.  Hazen visited at first hand the fisheries of the  Dominion, and Hon. L, P. Pelletier the post offices  from east to west. The result of the Postmaster-  General's work is evident everywhere. The post  office system never was better organized, and  never were postmasters from coast to coast in a  more contented frame of mind.  While the regime of Hon. L. P. Pelletier will  be most intimately associated with the establishment of the parcels post system, the work of the  Postmaster-General in securing a reduction in  cable rates between Canada and the Mother  Country wilt be remembered. Nothing tends  more surely to increase business and social relations than a facilitated cable service, and the  great reductions secured, by Hon. Mr. Pelleier in  1912 have fulfilled their object: When the history of the negotiations in England between Canada 's Postmaster-General and the representatives of the powerful cable companies comes to be  written it will be found that the dexterity, the  skill, the logical and persuasive powers of the  eminent French-Canadian triumphed, as they did  in his recent negotiotions /with the railway companiesover the parcels pelt.v  v. An Intricate Department  ^ Pelletier can well be called a watchdog" for  the people. Excepting the customs department,  there is no part of the machine of the country *s  business where officials need to exercise. more  care in seeing that all the requisite revenues are  collected.    The aim of the Postmaster-Generali  ; an4 it runs right through to the humiblest letter  carrier, is efficiency and good service. Recently,  as an earnest of his desire to promote the interests of the employees, an increase of salary was  madeto rural postmasters. /Pelletier takes an in-  ��������� terest ia those in the departments believing that  weU paid and ^contented employees v make for  goodl results in work.  / In the House of Commons and put of the  House of Commons, Hon. Mr. pelletier has done  well. As i debater, be is pointed, effective and  reasonable. Io his department he is all business.  No detail escapes his attention, and he quickly  mastered the intricacies of the post office system;  When Mr. pelletier entered the cabinet there  were many prejudices against' him, worked up  by the Liberal politicians of the province. These  filtered through to Ontario^ and-the other English provinces, and remained there for some time.  ^Suish��������� ffiis^kles^waysT^^  most politicians.   But these prejudices have been  conquered and Pelletier's personality has been  the victorious factor ..  ^ Quickly W������B^ Them Over  An eloquent illustration occurred on the oc-;  casion of the Massey Hall, Toronto, dinner to  Premier Borden, after his famous 1911 victory.  Mr. Pelletier represented Quebec province, and  when he rose to speak there were a few cheers,  because he was unknown, and because, perhaps, he  had been libelled by newspapers. But he had not  spoken for five minutes ere the huge building resounded to enthusiastic applause. The well knit  frame of the fighting Frenchman faced his audience, and in excellent English the Postmaster-  General lampooned his enemies with book and  verse. The Toronto audience loves a warrior, and  it rose to the orator and re-echoed with hearty  applause his sentiments, and the7 crowd was won  over.  Pelletier is a young man in his fifty-seventh  year. As a law students he was distinguished,  and as a lawyer he is one of the most brilliant in  his province. His straight figure is evidence of  his military career as an officer in the 9th Vol-  tigueurs of Quebec.  Pelletier is the real stuff out of which statesmen are made. He has courage and daring,  coupled with an almost Scotch caution, and the  high place he now occupies in the councils of his  native country has been the prize for merit and  good service to the people.  MAZZINI MINOR  S  Home Rule for Ireland.  Canadians who are foolish enough to favor the  present scheme of Irish Home Rule should read  Mazzini Minor's Booklet on "Home Rule for Ireland." If any man can read this production and  then favor Asquith's Bill, he must be:very obtuse,  or ignorant, or a hater of the Empire and Protestantism.  This booklet can be had in Thomson's Book  Store and other book shops in Vancouver for the  sum of twenty-five cents. The author is a British  Columbian, of high scholarship, and one of the  best-traveiled gentlemen in Vancouver.  Grandview  Orandview Methodist Church  Pastor���������Rev. F. G. Lett.  8unday Services:���������  Preaching 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.;  8unday 8chool, 2.30 p.m.  Epworth League���������Monday 8 p.m.  Prayer Meeting���������Wednesday 8 p.m.  ....The young people invite everybody  to their League meetings, and suggest  regular attendance at all services of  the Church.  ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH.  (Anglican.)  Corner of First Avenue East *pw  Semlin Drive, Grandview. /? /'^Vs :  Rev.    Harold   St.   George ^Sifttrum,  B. A. B. D., Rector. .! \ * <  Residence, the Rectory|ft023 FiV  Avenue East. / <-' ':       ������   .  SUNDAY SERVICE��������� -Morning  prayer and Holy Comifiuiion 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  THE UNEMPLOYED  ��������� New York Call says: New York  has over 325,000 idle men who are  walking the- streets in a vain search  for work. They are^ not loafing.  They are merely waiting for the capitalists to "readjust" things and to  "digest securities."  GIVES WORK TO 1300 MEN  City Solving Unemployed Problem on  Creditable Scale Says Mayor  Thirteen hundred men were said  by Mayor Baxter to be employed by the city at present who  would riot be if times were not hard  He gave it as his opinion that the  Provincial Government, should take a,  hand in providing employment, in the  wayv-the delegation from the, Trades  and tabor Council, is asking1 for at  Victoria, today.        / ,������������������'���������:���������  Of this 1300, said the mayor, about  half of them are getting the regular  wage of ,$3 a day oh sewers, water extensions and other work, while the  rest are on the relief gangs getting  $2 a day. The latter also, he pointed  out, get work only intermittently; but  all of them were employed on johs  that would not be done at this time  of year under other circutnstan<-������*������'.  Sewer work and water mains could  be more economically done at another  season. ,'.'     ._,,���������'.[���������.    .   /...''''     '::-  The mayor said, that if the city  could take on about 300 more "men  that would take in the whole of:i!-.e  unemployed in Vancouver actually in  need of;.work. Of course there wire  others, he said, that one heard about,  but .large .numbers of them lived''in  South Vancouver and Burnaby.  ''Its not fair to. have the city take  the whole burden," he declared. "I  think the Provincial Government  ought"to^take^a'hand"and put"some  men on clearing or some other work.''  inal City Press, Ltd.  203=207 Kingsway  COMMERCIAL  HOW WORK IS PONE  .   . ������������������ GX>  ������������������ ��������� .  It is: well to remember that there  is a multitude of things, and among  them many that are best worth doing,  that can never be accomplished save  by plain, straight-ahead, every-day,  persistent plodding.  It is all right to start the enter-,  prise with a great flourish of trumpets, but that does not get you along  very iar with it. Before it is finished,  if it is to be worth anything at all,  someone has to get down to plain  plodding.  There is always a stretch of hard  road in any bit of worthwhile adventure, no matter of what kind itis.  Nothing is ever all brass bands and  banners. Brilliancy and enthusiasm  are good, but there is a homely old  virtue that accomplishes very much  aore than either of them. See that  you do not despise it. ��������� Great  Thoughts. .  The life of every man is a diary in  which he means to write one story,  and writes another; and his humblest  hour is when he compares the volume as it is, with what he avowed  to make it.���������J. M. Barrie.  "In aU your dealings and doings remember today is your opportunity,  tomorrow will belong to some one  else.  Whenever you are angry, beyassured  that it is not only a present evil, but  that1^ you have increased a habit.���������  Epictetus. .  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The factories or office buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ��������� mpre serious disturbance, with  attendant lieavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave J^ake power, is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  4  4  ���������������  3  4  4  >  ,4  LJWEl)  Seyqjtwr 4770     6O3-610 Carter-Cotton 3ldlf.  P. O. BOX l0,VWCG\JVm, .8. c,  ^.KHhImI itM| .t-.|������4.4.iT������<t<'|i4������4i<t"V<tnt'^'������C"t">"t������4ii"tii|"t..! ���������|iitM|l.|l.|..|iiii.t>if.^iiitifii|ii|il|ii|i^1i|ii|iaiiti  ^4^W*4^wi>^^wi,^'^,4^*<i^,4^wi������4^wi^^>^wiwt''i'^>^wi^Miwt'*M,'t',l' '1"1' '1"I"I' 'ft'ft 't'4"l"l"l' 4"1* '1'  1    NEWS OF THE DAY    *  A dlFT FROM THE  GERMAN EMPEROR  The London Missionary Society  has had a very welcome and unexpected surprise in an intimation from  the President of the Upper House in  Germany that the Emperor William  has made a grant of 3,000 marks for  work in Samoa, 2,000 marks to be applied to the work of Mr. Heider, and  1,000 marks to be handed to Miss  Schultze for her work. This sum, it  appears, comes from a fund known as  the Emperor William's Fund for, the  Encouragement of Evangelical Missions in German Colonies and Territories. It is delightful to find that  the many-sided German Emperor has  time to give thought to such things as  evangelical misions. The great ones  of the earth do not distinguish them-  ���������selves in these days by much evidence of such practical interest in the  progress of the Kingdom of Christ.  It is pleasant, also, to feel that the,  society, which is not German in its  origin, its management, or the body  of its supporters, but which happens  to be at work in German territory,  has gained the approval of the German authorities to such an extent  that a grant is made for the encouragement of some portion of its  work. .  ���������    ���������    ���������  UNION BIBLE SCHOOL  IN NANKING   \  One is that Kansas people saved  more than twenty-nine million dollars  lastv.year through prohibition; according to figures just made pnblic.  The other item Is that fifty-five  building and loan' associations of  Kansas showed a great increase in  their assets. The citizens of prohibition countries have a better  chance to save money than where  the open saloon. coaxes the man to  spend it on whiskey?���������Ex.  KAISER A TEETOTALLER  A united Bible School at Nanking  has absorbed three theological seminaries of four denominations, name.  ly, the- Northern Methodists'! the  Northern Presbyterians, the Southern Presbyterians and the Christians  (Disciples'). A Presbyterian paper  says: "Some leading minds" had tlie  acut'eness to see that in fields where  union was possible at no other point  it was feasible to unite all the missions in Bible study."        ,  ��������� ���������   ���������  The American Bible Society sold  in 1913 2,000,000 Bibles to the  Chinese.  ��������� ���������   ���������     ���������*-  One-fifth of all the women in the  world are in Ch'ina.  ��������� ���������   ���������  MOHAMMEDANISM DECADENT  DOMINION   DEPARTMENT   OF  AGRICULTURE  Dairy Branch  ; Test 3.0 or 4.8, Which?  One of the chief Tysons for testing cows not simply once in a while,  but at regular intervals,; is found in  the fact that they are known to vary  so greatly and often so inexplicably".'  Apart altogether from what are  termed normal variations from milk,  ing to milking, besides the variations  betwen morning and evening, and the  variations between the fore milk/and  the stoppings, careful observers have  noticed in two days a variation in  the test of almost 2 per cent of fat  in the milk of individual cows, for  which no reason can be assigned.  Obviously then it would be quite  unfair to judge any cow on any one  isolated test when it might be 3.0  one - day and 4.8 another day.  Which could you take? A fair and  just way is to take samples regularly and. test a composite sample  once a month. Then there will be  credit given where it is really due,  not necessarily to the one that is  supposed to be a high tester because  she is of fancy; name or fancy price,  but frequently to some tacitly despised individual which is really the  queen of the dairy. It will pay to select those cows that are known, not  supposed, to yield milk rich in fat.  Regina, Feb.���������The Royal North  West Mounted. Police head quarters  at Regina have announced that Sergt.  Dempster is heading a relief party  with despatches to Explorer Stef-  fansson's party.- . Sergt. Dempster  headed the party sent out to locate  Inspector Fitzgerald,, who was lost  with the Northern. Patrol of the  Mounted- Police, and was successful  in finding the bodies of the policemen where* they had dropped one by  one as their strength gave out.  Regina, Feb.���������-Some idea of the extent of the increase in valuation of  western property may be gained by a  citation of instances referred to by  Regina's city auditor. In 1905���������the  year Regina was created a city with  a population of 5,000���������blocks 119  and 122 could have been purchased  for $2,000 each, whereas at the present time, the valuation is computed to  be $100,000 each. During this period  Regina has increased to a city of  50,000 people, so that it will be seen  that the increase has been justified.  It is also interesting to note that the  majority of Regina's wealthy men  have profitted by this increase. It  was during the past three years that  the greatest increase in population  has taken place, the city having  grown in this time from 15,000 to 50,-  000.  Regina, Feb.���������An effort is being  made to develop the flour milling industry in Saskatchewan, as it is believed that by this means grain growing can be made even more profitable  for the Saskatchewan farmer than it  is at the present time. Following  out this idea a' flour" mill with a capacity to mill 3,000 barrels per day  will be established at Regina as soon  as possible by Leitch Bros. Milling  Company. It is expected that other  mills will be established at Regina.  Dr. Julius Richter, author of "The  Missions' in the. Near East," writes  with authority. He says that of the  225,000,000 of Mohammedans, but 35,-  000,000 are at presnt under Moslem  rule, while 160,000,000 are under  Christian rule. The Sultan, the  "Commander of the Faithful," the  true head of the church, rules over  18,000,000, while the Christian King  of England rules '80,000,000; the  French republic and the King of Holland each 29,000,000, and the Czar of  Russia, 14,000,000.  '  _. ���������-������������������*   *���������   *. ���������  VAm <F MISSIONS  "No traveller of an observant eye  and .an impartial mind, who passes  among those uncivilized, non-Christian; races in which misionaries are  now\at_worki can fail to be struck by  the    immense    improvementwjhjidL  ���������j"H"t"I"I"H������������4-i"|">-H"|"H"M..|������H������f8"l-  Temperance  TWO ITEMS FROM KANSAS  MORTGAGE SALE.  The German Kaiser, according to  reports from Berlin, has turned absolute teetotaller. He began to observe himself and discovered that he  lost something of his energy and  working power whenever he drank  anything containing alcohol. So now  he drinks nothing stronger .than lemonade.  f^"H"t"I"t"M-t"l"I"l"t"t"l"l"l"l"l"M'i>'H"t'  Argonauts  MAKES GOOD STRIKE  STRIKE AT CHISANA  Gold Dust Occasionally Used in  Trade and Camp Is Hopeful for  Future  .Chisana, Alaska.���������A strike on Big  Eldorado was reported January 24  Jim Haughen, former chief of police  of Fairbanks, and sheriff of Snohomish county in the early days, ij  said to have struck 30-ce'nt pans and  a 60-cent nugget at a depth of seven  feet on bedrock. While this is not a  particularly rich. strike, it is considered fairly good considering the short  distance to bedrock.. |  It will be a great encouragement  to the camp, as 'there has been but  little of an encouraging nature reported for ' some time. Gold, however, is being taken from the creeks  in small quantities.  ,$t������td'J dust is' also' occasionally  handed across the counter in the store  in, small quantities. It is claimed that  strikes of some consequence have  been made but that the lucky ones  are guarding the secret.  *   ���������   *  TO SEEK GOL0 IN BAFFIN  LAND  Of Valuable Property.  , ���������_-.  Under and by, virtue of the powers  contained in a certain Indenture of  Mortgage which4will be produced at  tbe time of the-sale, there will be  offered for sale by, public auction on  Wednesday, February 11th, 1913, at  the hour of 11 o'clock in the forenoon  by Thomas- Shirley, Auctioneer, '9'.  his office in the Davis Chambers, 615  Hastings Street West in the City of  Vancouver, B. C., the following property, namely, Lot 16, in Block 2, in  the Subdivision of District Lot 663,  Municipality of South Vancouver, map  1390:  The Vendor is informed that the  above property is situated on9the  east side of Chester Street between  47th and 49th Avcnu's East in the  Municipality of South 'Vancouver,  and that there is a two and a half  storey frame dwelling erected  thereon.  TERMS OP SALE:  Twenty per cent of the purchase  money is to be paid hr cash at the  time of sale and the balance in accordance with the conditions to be  then made known.  For further patticulars and conditions of sale apply to Bowser, Reid &  Wallbridge,. Solicitors, Canada Life'  Building, Hastings Street West, Vancouver, B. C.  DATED  at  Vancouver.  B.  C,  this  15th day of January, 1914.  ! 1-30-14 to 2-20-14  Phrenology  And Palmistry  MRS. YOUNQ  (Formerly of Montreal)  Ohrm* Praotloal Advice  On Business' Adaptation, Health  and  Marriage.  805 Granville Street  Over Harrison's Dn������ Store *  Hours: 10 a. m. to 9 p. m  m mum 1m  The first instalment  , of '  The Sable Lorcha  appeared in our  issue of Jan. 9. < mm  We can supply back numbers  m  ::--i):.-''!-x-T\m,\  they havelvrbught in the condition of  the people, and which often is quite  irrespective, of the number of actual  converts who have been formed into  Christian congregations."  PRIEST AM PEOPLE  Entire Romish Church Become  frotesrajtt  At South Bend, Ind., the Rev. Victor Von Kubinyi.and his entire Roman  Catholic congregation of more than  200 marched bareheaded into St.  James' Episcopal church, of South  Bend, and embraced the Episcopal  faith. Von Kobinyi was immediately  ordained an Episcopalian rector.  The Rev. Victor Von Kubinyi was a  Roman Catholic priest for sixteen  years. He is thirty-nine years of age,  speaks seyen languages and is the son  of the late Field Marshall Johann Von  Kubinyi.  ���������   *    *  A HINDOO POET  London, Feb.���������Capt. Munn, who  claims to be especially acquainted  with the hinterland of Canada, is  about to intake his fifth Arctic expedition, leaving Liverpool in June,  in search of gold in Baffin Land,  where he lost the ship Algerine in  1909. The expedition, which will  cost a million dollars, is financed by  a privately formed Arctic gold exploration syndicate. Munn proposes  to-establish^his=bas^  plan of a dead whaler, who found  gold there thirty years ago.  ���������   *   ���������'   .  NEARLY 45,000 MOTORS IN  ,    CANADA, SAYS REPORT  The possibility, shall we not say  certainty, that the modern East will  make valuable contributions to the  worlds literature is indicated by the  fact that the Nobel prize for literature for 1913 has been awarded to  the Indian poet, Rabindranath Ta-  gore.    .���������-. ������������������" ;~ ���������:'���������'-,;  According to a statement of the department of trade and commerce regarding the number of motor cars in  certain countries, the following is the  number of motor cars in use in Canada, the Ontario and Saskatchewan  figures including commercial vehicles :  Prince Edward Island, 25; Nova  Scotia, 1442; flew. Brunswick, 830;  Quebec, 4813; Ontario, 15,255; Manitoba, 4935; British Columbia, 5354.  Total, 43,479.  ���������   ���������   ���������  MAKES ALTITUDE FLIGHT  Johannisthal, Germany. ��������� Robert  Hhelen, a German aviator, made a  world's altitude record today for a  flight with four passengers. He attained a height of 9,350 feet.  ���������    ������   ���������  $25,000,000 FOR GOOD ROADS  Washington, Feb.���������The Shackle-  fordJJ2������b00,000 good roads bill was  passed by the House by a vote of 282  to 42.   v���������  PERSONAL  Mr. Wm. Stanley, of Stanley & Co.,  wall paperers and decorators, Mount  Pleasant, has returned from his trip  to- Toronto, Ottawa^ and Montreal.  He visited his home in Toronto,  where his father was celecbrating  ,his 70th birthday.  Sunshine  "Something each  day���������a  smile;  It is not much to give,  And the little gifts of life  Make sweet the days we live.  The world has weary hearts  That we can bless 'and cheer,  And a smile of every day  Makes sunshine all the year.  "Something each day���������a word;.,  We cannot know its powec,   ;  It grows in fruitfulness  As grows the gentle flower.  It brings the sweetest peace  Where all is dark and drear!  Makes pleasant all the year.  "Something each day���������a deed  Of kindness and of good,  To link in closer bonds  All human  brother hood.  Oh, thus the Heavenly will  We all may do while here;  For a good deed every day  Makes blessed all the year."  Business Directory  -.'���������?���������:���������  ;:rk:  Haxttr * Wright  (Successors to Hutching? Furniture  Company),  Complete House Furnishers.  Phone Sey. 771. 416 Main St.  ������. C. Electric Co.  For Everything Electrical,   -  Phone Sey. 5000,  Cor. Carrall and Hastings Sts.  1138 Oranvllle  St.  Johnson  The Secret 8ervice Intelligence  ������ Bureau.  319 pender St. W.   .  0. C. Telephone Co.  Tbe  Telephone  Directory    Is    used  240,000 time* dally.  Phone Sey. 6070.  gloomfitld't Cafe.  Best and oldest established Cafe ln  ���������    Mount Pleasant.  2517 Main St. Near Broadway  Buffalo Grocery  "The Home of Quality."  Commercial Drive and 14th Ave.  Kamloops-Vancouver Meat Co., Md.  Cor. Main'ft Powell Sts.   1849 Msln St.  Phone Sey. 6661     Phone Fair. 1814  Lew the Oruggltt  Wants to see you. -  Lee Building. Broadway ft Main  Mount Pleasant livery  Carriages at all hours day or night.  Corner Broadway ft Main.  Phone Fair. 846  Owen ft Morrison  The Mount pleasant Hardware. ���������  Phone Fair. 447. 2337 Main St.  South 8hore Lumber Co.  Any Kind of Lumber  Phone Fair. 154 1 Front St  Cieland ft Dibble Engraving Co. Ltd.  "Our Cuts Talk."  3rd Floor World Bldg.  Stanley ft Co.  Mount Pleasant Decorators  I Phone Fair. 998. 2317 Main St  Clubb ft Stewart, Ltd.  For Best Quality Clothing,  309-315 Hastings St. W.  "Davies ft Saunders  General Contractors.  Phone Sey. 943.  55-66  Davis   Chambers,   615  Hastings  Street W.  Dominion   Wood   Yard  All kinds of Mill Wood.  Cor. Front and Ontario  Sts.  Phone Fair. 1554.  Dow, Fraser ft Co., Ltd.  (A TruBt Company).  Head  Office:    317-321  Cambie  Street.  2313 Main Street.  Edward  Clough  Real Estate, Insurance and Loans.  Phone Sey. 2882. 441 Homer St.  Frank  Trimble  Realty  Co.  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers.  Phone Fair. 185.   2503 Westminster Rd  Vancouver Cut-Rats Fruit ft Candy Co.  All Fruits in Season.  Phone Fairmont 638.  2452  Main, Cor.  Broadway.  Western Canada Power Co. Ltd.  For Stave Lake Power.  Phone Sey. 4770.  603-610  Carter-Cotton  Bldg.  Western Methodist Recorder  11.00���������One Year.  Manager, Methodist Recorder, P. &> P.  Co., Ltd., Victoria, B. C.  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,  Pritrtf flO* Terminal City Press, Ltd.  I    11111-111 ������^    2408 Westminster Rd. Phose Fiirmost 1141 Wf]  tm^w^mm^^^T^^m^  WWWt^^mm^^m^^^^-  >i  i.-M'" ���������  (*,>y m;  ������OT#������v?.  ������*U-"Hr'  '< Wi?  fffJ!^p|fsj!?.  'V i -  THE WESTERN CALL  Friday. February^. 1914  5  4f  A S  BY A FORMER VANCOUVERITE  Why you should have  your Prescriptions  dispensed by  Law-Druggist  The Critics and Their Tangled Webs  1st.   A graduate  druggist  always 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.'s  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  Lee Building,       Broadway end Main  Phone Fairmont 790  Rev.  Thomas  James  McCrossan,  B. A.-B. D.^ Pastor of Oliver Presbyterian  Church, Minneapolis, Minn.  dence, not baseless, foolish suppositions, e'er they can shake our faith.  (5) But there is other evidence in  the favor- of the Mosiac authorship  of the Pentateuch worth noting, viz.,  the i Samaritan Bible which contains  th������ whole Pentateuch and the Pentateuch only. Mr. Isaacs, the son of  the Samaritan High Priest of Shec-  hem, visited, this country only a year  (Continued  from  Last Week.) .  and true history, until it is proven to  be false by facts and not mere suppositions.  Sayce. the great archaelogist of  Oxford (who, by the way, knows as  mush Hebrew as Driver and a good  deal more regarding all the kindred  languages, for he has spent months  every year for about twenty-five  years reading these languages from  the tablets and the monuments) says,  "Hebrew is a dead language, and  when we ask the analyst to apply his  method to our own English or to  modern French and similarly divide  and dissect the nove's of Besant and  Rice or Erckmann and Chatrain,  which we know to be composite, he  is obliged to confess that he cannot  do it. It is only to a dead language,  imperfectly known, and of which but  a fragment of its literature has been  preserved, that his methods.will apply." Mark Twain once resolved to  write a serious book, so, he wrote  "Personal Recollections of Joan of  Arc," and had Harpers publish it anonymously, and for two years he kept  all the greatest scholars of the world  guessing, but no one ever dreamed  of attributing it to Mark Twain, not  even his closest friends���������it |was not  Mark Twain's style. Just so it was  when Spurgeon published "John  Ploughman's Talks."  When the -very best English scholars can detect so little from the style  of an author in their own language,  how absurd of these critics to claim  so  much  for  their  discoveries  in  a  or two ago and had a copy of this  Bible with him. They tell us that'it  was written by Abishua, a great  grandson of Aaron, and is over thirty-  five hundred years old. The critics  try to make out that the Samaritans  got his Bible about Ezra or Neh'e-  miah's time. But this is absurd, for  at that time the Jews and the Samaritans hated each other worse than the  Catholics and the Orangemen of Ire.  land hate each other today. Then before the critics can prove their theory  re. the Pentateuch they must disprove  the contention of these honest Samaritans; that they had their Pentateuch intact for over 3,500 years.  Now, .Jesus, who was conscious of  his existence from all eternity, and  who knew Moses personally (for He  recognized him and spoke; with him  on the Mount of Transfiguration),  says that Moses did write the Pentateuch. John 5:4546. "There is one  who accuses you even Moses in  whom ye trust. For had ye believed  Moses ye would have believed me,  for -he wrote of me." John 7:19.  ''Did not Moses give you the law?"  Hasting's dictionary (page 601) accounts' for  Christ's false    teachings  dead-language,,of which the very best here,' by  saying    "Christ'   and'    the  PHONE FAIRMONT 1852  (At it'here since 1900)  (A Trust Company)  HYon  Have  or so lying idle, why not let m  loan or invest some for you to  good advantage; whilst if you  have but a few dollars handy,  remember we pay  4 for Cent, on Deposits  subject to your cheque, and credit the  interest 12 Time* a Year.  We maintain a spot cash reserve as  against deposits proportionately similar  to the great banking concerns.  KGRaMWTS  *���������^  BOUGHT am������  COULKTEP  Short  ijif-u'AT),  CREDITED  iWNTHfcY  SUBJECT l-  CHEQUE  Uow.Fr&^er l Co  5?/     '5A\   Co.fnL.ic   St".  r DEPOSIT ,  rOHREMTl  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.  McKay Station, Burnaby  of them know little!  Now, to show clearly the foolish  suppositions of the critics, take their  explanation re the origin of Deuteronomy (the book of law). They  quote 2 Kings- 22nd chapter, where  we are told that in the eighteenth  year of Josiah's reign (about 622 B.  C), Hilkiah, the high priest, found -a  book called by him the "Book of  the Law," in the Temple Swhen they  were repairing it. The king and the  people were so stirred by the reading  of this long lost book, that it led to  a great reformation.  The critic's theory is that Deutron-  omy was composed about this time  by some unknown Priest or Prophet  and then hidden away in the Temple  with the express design of bringing  about a reformation when it should  be found.   The critics admit that the  people   never   dreamed   that   it  was  composed by men of their own time,  but accepted it as the genuine law of  Moses.    They say, too, it was this  fact  gave  it  its authority.    Is this  credible or even likely?   No.   A new  book does not look ��������� like an ancient  one, and  especially is this true regarding a new and an ancient parchment.    Why, the ink on this parchment could scarcely have. been dry,  and to say that men as intelligent as  Jeremiah and King Josiah could have  been so easily deceived is to brand  them as a pack of simpletons.    (2)  But they say_ perhaps^ the book was  disfigured to make it look old. Then,  according -to these critics, the Book  of Deutronomy is a pious fraud, the  result of a deliberate intention to deceive.    But as  Weiner   says  in  his  "Origin of the Pentaeuch," "What is  the position of the* man who alleges  that God spake certain words at Sinai, if he in fact, knows that he has  himself  composed  these  alleged  utterances?"    Why   such   a  man  is  a  base liar and  deceiver.'  Then  think  of the psychological improbability of  such a liar being capable of producing  the   Decalogue.    (3)    Again   Josiah  speaks of  the  disobedience  of then-  fathers to the    commands    of    this  "Book of the Law."   Would he have  thus spoken if he had not known .for  an    absolute    certainty    that    their  fathers had had this very book of the  law?    No.  (4) Then recall the demands of  "the Book of the Law" upon the people. It demanded (a) that they  should all pay tithes of their corn,  oil and cattle to support the Lev-  itical"order ot which they havenever  before heard, (b) That they also  hand over to these same Levites (of  whom they had never heard before)  for their own use forty-eight of their  best cities. Yet the "critics want us  to believe that there was nov one  there to rise up and express astonishment, and demand to be shown the  positive proof that "the Book of  Law" really was written by Moses,  as it claimed to be. Though it had  never been in existence before, and  they had riever even heard of it, they  all fell right in line and meekly  obeyed its precepts. Is there anything in the whole range of conservative beliefs quite so hard to accept  as this fool theory? Deutronomy  claims for itself to have been written  by Moses (Deutronomy 31:9-26), and  the   critics   must   produce   real   evi-  Apostles held the current Jewish notions respecting the Old Testament."  What blasphemy, in the light ,of 2  Cor. 3:14, where Paul says regarding  all the Jews of his day (including  rabbis and people,) "Their minds  were blinded for until this day re-  maineth the same veil untaken away  in the reading of the Old Testament,  which veil is done away in Christ."  Then if Christ tore away the veil  which hid from the minds of the  Jews the true meaning 'of the Old  Testament, what nonsense and what  blasphemy to tell us that "he held  the'current Jewish notions regarding  the Old Testament." V     '   s  But supposing Christ was thus deceived during His life, he surely knew  differently after His death and resurrection,���������at all events it falls upon  the critics to prove that He did not,  ���������and they cannot do it in the fact  of Rom. 8:34. Listen! "Who is he  that condemeth. It is Christ that  died, yea rather that is risen again,  who is even at the right hand of  God."    The risen Christ is now -at  but I must hasten on to the story of  Jonah which all the critics, without  a single exception, say is a mere parable or allegory. George Adam  Smith, in his book, "Modern Criticism  and the Preaching of the Old Testament," p. 89, says: "The only view  of the story of Jonah that does justice to its teaching and explains its  place in a bok of prophetic discourses, is that which treats it not as real  history but as a sermon in the form  of a parable upon the great evangelical truth that God has granted to'the  Gentiles also repentance unto life."  Now the rationalist denies, the story  of Jonah because he holds miracles  to be impossible, but why should a  Christian reject it? Even John S.  Mill admits that miracles "must be  given credence if one believes in an  omnipotent God who created this  world and man.        '  Regarding this story question Sir  Robert Anderson says: "To say God  could not deliver Jonah is Atheism;  to say He would not is nonsense; to  say He did not is to pour contempt  upon the words of our Divine Lord  and repudiate His; authority as a  teacher." '';.';";  Yes, Jesus .Christ.believed the story  of Jonah "to be true, for He says r in  Matt. 12:40-41, "For as Jonah was  three days and three, nights in the  whale's belly, so shall the Son of  Man be three days and three; nights  in the heart of the earth. The men  of Nineveh shall rise in judgment  with this generation and shall condemn it,; because they repented at  the teaching of Jonah and behold a  greater than Jonah is here." Here  then is a clear.-'"cut statement regarding the-future. In John 14:2 Christ  says, regarding His statement that  there are many mansions in heaven,  "If ~it were not so I would have told  you." If it were not true that these  Ninevites converted \ under Jonah  would; rise in judgment, would not  Christ have .told thern so?  Nowthei. word ; translated; whale-  here is "Ketos" and means any sea  monster-r-whale Or shark. We' know  that sharks have been found in the  Mediterranean with whole deer inside of them, so they could easily  swallow a man. But this great fish,  was in all probability a whale.  Prof. George Macloskie. (Dept. of  Biology, Princeton), tells us that  when off the coast of Japan he got  acquainted with Roy Mathews, one  of the greatest living authorities on  whales, for whaling has been his life's  business. One day he asked him if  he had any difficulty believing the  story of Jonah, and to his great surprise  he   replied,  "None  vhatever."  to the king, and at once word would  go out that this Man was Daggan's  own messenger. Then all repented  from the least even to the greatest.  But, says someone, is this in harmony with God's method of dealing  with the heathen? Would He thus  meet their expectation? I think He  would for our Heavenly Father honors a sincere faith wherever He finds  it. Read Rom. 2:14, "When the Gentiles which have not the law, do by  nature the things contained in the  law, they are a law unto  themselves. Which simply means  that when heathen peoples live  up to the teachings of their best  and purest men, God will honor their  faith and save them. Now, their best  and purest men have taught them to  expect a Heavenly Messenger to  come up out of the sea, and God  sent Jonah to honor this sincere  faith.  NORTH COAST  Montreal, Feb.���������Reports received  at !C. P. R. headquarters indicate  that there will be a tremendous influx of immigrants from the, central  and southern part of Europe this  year. From Great Britain comes  word that many thousands will be  coming out, particularly people with  some means, to take up fruit farming  in British Columbia. Applications  are so numerous that it would be,impossible to respond to half of them.  A large number of ready->made farms  are in process of preparation in the  West, but the supply can not meet  the demand.  More than a hundred first-class  passengers went north last night on  the G. T. P. steamer Prince George.  The sailing list was the heaviest since  last summer's rush. The fact that  the transcontinental line is rapidly  approaching completion is attracting  a great many settlers to the tracts  of new country being opened for settlement. The travellers are destined for Smithers,  Hazelton, Wads-  worth and other points lately placed  on the railway map by extension of  service, instituted recently.  <<  ENDERBY NEWS  The ladies of the Methodist church  held a successful social and sale of  work on Tuesday last. A program  was furnished by the orchestra,-and  everyone spent an enjoyable evening.  The Knights of Pythias invited the  public to an interesting and impressive service in honor of their fiftieth,  anniversary on last Thursday evening, and on Sunday attended service  in the Anglican church.  The    Enderby    suffragettes   held,  their meeting this month at the home  of    Mrs.    Hatchet.     Miss    Simpson,  spoke.  SCOTCH OIL FOR NAVY  The Admiralty have just concluded  an extensive contract with certain of  the Scotch oil companies for a large  quantity of liquid fuel. The Scotch  companies, adds the Press Association, have been extending their plant  to meet naval requirements.  Scotland produced about 65,000,000  gallons of oil from shale last year.  #*���������#.���������������.������.������..���������������������������������..���������������..������..���������������..������..,������ i.  ...������.������..������������,������.������.������.���������������������.��������� .���������������������������������������������������������  God's right hand.   Again read Epjj. "Why," said he, "the air chamber of  1:20 and 2J, where we are ^tpld r'God a whale is large enough and conven  raised Christ from the dead and set  Him at, his own right hand in the  heavenly .places far above all principality and power and might and dominion   and    every   name   that   is  named, not only in this world, but in  that which is to come, and hath put  all things under His -feetv'-^Then- in  Acts 1:11 we read the words of angels regarding'the resurrected Christ.  "This'same Jesus which is taken up  from you into heaven shall so come  in -like manner as ye have seen Him  go into heaven."   Yes, the critics will  have a hard time to prove that the  resurrected   Christ,   who   is   now   at  the right hand of God, exalted above  every name and power, and who is to  come again in glory    to    judge the  world, did not know the whole truth  regarding the Old Testament; yet in  Luke 24:27   (after  His  resurrection)  we   read   "And  beginning  at  Moses  and all the prophets  He expounded  unto them in all the  Scriptures the  things   concerning    Himself."     This  proves  that  He had  the  very  same  idea of the Old Testament after His  resurrection as before His death, so  wherever   He  has  declared   Himself  regarding the Old Testament we had  better accept Him as our highest authority.   Christ's own words in Matt.  26:24, 64 ought to make this fact very  clear to us.    (Matthew 26:24).   "The  Son of Man goeth as it is written of  Him;"   Then (in Matthew 26:64) He  says, "Hereafter we sail see the Son  of Man sitting on the right hand of  power  and coming in  the clouds  of  Heaven."    Let  any    Greek    scholar  successfully  prove   (if  he  can)   that  the expression "The Son of Man" (O  Uios  tou  anthropou)   in,  both   these  verses,   does   not  refer  to  the  very  same  identical person.    Then  if the  Christ who walked this earth is the  very    same     Christ     (without    any  change)   as   now   sits   at   the   right  hand of God, surely He ought to be  our supreme authority regarding the  Old Testament.  (3) I wish I had time to contrast  the opinions of the critics regarding  Isaiah, the Psalms and Daniel with  Christ's teaching regarding the same,  Nc������Eggs for Breakfast?  .     This will not be your cry if you feed our  Special Chop and Ego; Producer  Others get good results in this way.   Why not you ?  Our Btock of Poultry Supplies is complete and oar prices are right.  Ask for price list. "  F.T,VEMQH  ���������haul FitriMit He Hay, Grain and Feed 888 IrtMwij (lit  ������.������.+.������i������i���������������*.������.������.������.������������������������.������, ������������������������t>������*������������������������������.������.���������.������������������������������������������ ��������� ��������� ��������� i  f  ient enough to accommodate, , any  Shan. A large whale requires as  much air as eighty 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 hot be very comfortable until  it went ashore and coughed "him  out." So much then re. the probability of; this miracle from , one who  knows a thousand, fold-more regarding the matter than any-critics.  ; Now, when Hilprecht uncovered  Nineveh he found, what I consider to  be, the true reason why God saved  Jonah by means of a fish; In the palace of the king He found the history  of Berosus. This history tells what  the Ninevites believed concerning  their great god Daggan (half fish and  half man). It tells how ���������Daggan  came to earth and taught the Ninevites all they knew; how to build  their houses, till the soil and sow  their grain. He taught them, too, the  principles of mathematics; in fact  everything. At night He would sleep  in the sea, for He was amphibious.  Then, before He went away for good,  He told the people that ages after  He would send messengers from  heaven to teach them further, and  that th?se messengers would all  come out of the sea. Hilprecht also  found a tablet to one of these mes-?  sengers who -actually did come up  but of the sea, and ��������� his name is  "Ioannes," which he says can only be  interpreted in that language as  Jonah.  Now, God could have saved Jonah  in 10,000 different ways, but He knew  the people were looking for amessen-  ger from Daggan, to come out of  the sea, so He saved him in this peculiar but convenient method. God  would have witnesses near by to see  him coughed up. When he first entered Nineveh, no one seems to have  paid much attention to Him, but  soon these witnesses tell their story  $kOQMFiEM>'S CAFE  2517 MAIN STI$0T NEAB 3R0APWAY  KNOWN AS THE BEST ANP OLPEST ~  ESTABLISHED CAFB IN MT. 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This Company started business in Vancouver over three years ago.  At the start one pipe-making machine was in use; at the present time $150,-  000.00 is invested in the works, and employs more than forty men, and the  capacity has been more than doubled.  ������t 11| i 11������ ������11111i114111 MuH.  Each machine is capable of turning out over a mile of pipe in six work  days, and makes pipe from four to thirty inches in diameter.  The civic authorities of Vancouver have been using this pipe for three  years. The pipe is in good favor in New Westminster, South Vancouver,  and is also being used in Victoria. s *  This is a home industry that bids fair to grow to a large capacity as  the city grows in the future. '        V  Thirty miles of concrete sewer pipe has been made by this Company  and laid in the sewerage system of this city and is giving complete satisfaction, as concrete sewer pipe gets harder and better with age.  ?  ��������� ���������  IX-PBESIDENT TAFT'S SPLENDID  TRIBUTE TO GREAT BRITAIN'S WORK  P   Col. Taft said that his experience in the Philippines forced him to study the British Colonial  lystem and the marvellous accomplishments of  [he Imperial Government in spreading civiliza-  ion over the world and promoting the happiness  " 400,000,000 people.   But for British enterprise -  British courage, British sense of responsibility in  >verning other races, human civilization would  faVe been greatly retarded.  World's Debt to Britain  "When I think of what Britain has done in  adia for the happiness of those people; how she  >und those many millions torn.by intenfecine  Irife, disrupted with constant wars, unable, to  Tmttnue agriculture or the arts of peace, with in-  mor roads, tyranny, and oppression; and when  (think what the Government of Great Britain is  >w doing for these alien races, the debt the  world owes Britain ought to be acknowledged  in no grudging manner."  Col. Taft emphasised also the marvellous development of Egypt under Lord Cromer, Lord  Milner, and Lord Kitchener. "Today, he said,  the Imperial historian must look at the British  Empire from the standpoint of benevolent, useful, elevating government. It must be regarded  from the point of view of benefit to the human  race. No one can encircle the globe, no one live  in the Orient, no one go into the tropics, without  seeing the Standard of Britain floating over the  soil of her Empire and without having it brought  home to him what a factor in the progress of  mankind she has been.       v  Federated Unions  "But not only has your Imperial function  had to do with the government of other races  and with helping them on to peace and arts and  comforts of civilisation, but the enterprise of the  English, Scots and Irish has carried them into far  distant lands, there to establish settlements of  white subjects of the Empire, and in the last generation we have seen flower into federated unions  great governments���������in one case called ������ Dominion,, in another case a Commonwealth, and in a  third a Union���������with every reasonable prospect  that in this century their wealth and population  will approximate those of the Motherland."  No nation except Great Britain, he said, had  such self-governing Dominions of people tied to  her Empire with bonds of loyalty and affection  which seemed to grow as the actual control of  the Mother eountry diminished and lightened.  ?A#AU4 OAHAL  [New York, Feb.���������Some of the most  f-ominent Jews of America gathered  pre to celebrate the completion of a  iglish version of the Bible written  [cord   breaking   literary   work���������an  iglish version of the Bible written  Jews for Jews.  There are two literary parallels of  le work���������the King James version,  fepared    by    Protestants    for    the  lurch of England, and the Douai  |ible, which is the accepted Catholic  prsion.  \ There  is   a  Jewish-English   Bible,  it its use' is limited to some of the  fnagogues, and the work of transition was limited to one man, Isaac  [.esser of Philadelphia, who labored  In it fifty years ago.   What the Jews  pf today seek is a Bible that shall be  Representative of the spirit and teach-  jigs of all shades of Judaism in this  nintry and Great Britain.  To this end a committee of emin-  it- Jewish scholars has labored, and  le result of their work was com-  Lemorated at a banquet given at the  Iwish Theological Seminary, No.  [1 West One Hundred and Thirty,  [ird street.  Started Many Years Ago  lit was twenty-two years ago that  Jewish   Publication    Society    of  lerica decided that the Jews' needs  |re entitled to a Bible which should  II  in   simple  English   the    ancient  )ry of the Jews, and tell it without  pn the unconscious Christian color-  of the early translators.   English-  ^vish   and   American-Jewish   schol-  were   enlisted   for   the   puropse,  Jt the work progressed but slowly  account  of  the  widely  scattered  kidences of the translators.  six years ago the society saw that  psent committee was appointed,  (was arriving, nowhere, and the  members adopting the plan of  feting for three ten-day sessions ������a  far and circulating the work in the  jterim.   The plan has proved a suc-  Iss and the Jewish Bible is an ac-  Implished fact.  |The   splendid   diction   and   phrase-  >gy of,, the King James version are  (���������gely   retained,   with   the   addition  whatever improvemetns in accur-  ty are to be found,, in the revised  Irsion of 1885.  Washington, P. C.���������President Wilson expects  ships to .be passing through the Panama canal  tbis coining fall and much before the formal  opening opening in January.  He let it be known  to be confident that congress would repeal the  exemption clause of the Panama Canal Act. The  president said that it seemed to be the universal  view of European countries that the* United  States was breaking the Hay-Pauncefote treaty  by the exemption in the present Panama Canal  act, though, no official views to that effect had'  been presented to the administration. Ho reiterated that the United States waa in honor  bound to obey the spirit of the treaty and denied  that his insistance for a repeal waa in any way  aimed to placate Great Britain.  Tbe president remarked. ;that there was no  necessity of placating Great Britain* aa Great  Britain was not in a mood to require it, being on  the friendliest terms with the United States.  The president stated that he would not tend  a message to congress on the question- He expressed the view that there would be no serious  ,^������KMH"H^H"H'fr'M"l'*<H^'i^H"H,^''H^^  NEWS OF THE DAY  r<}wHwH������H><HHHwH'<H>*������H������,fr^'K^<^  >$M$H$M$M!N3"i'  Construction work has been started False creek is completed. / The new  on the dock to be built by Messrs,  McNeill, Welsh & Wilson, Limited, a  newly formed company, capitalized  at $500,000, on the south side of  False creek, on the property adjoining the Great Northern Railway  bridge. The preliminary work in  connection with the enterprise will  consist of" the" erection" of a wharf  308 feet long, 176 feet wide and approached by a roadway from Front  and Ontario streets, and the reclamation of a tract between the proposed dock arid the railway bridge.  Tenders for the erection of sheds  and warehouse buildings ��������� will ������������������(���������be  called when the main portion of the  new dock is built. The plans which  have been prepared; by Messrs. J. R.  Matheson & Sons, provide for two  large buildings 204 feet long and 75  feet wide, which will flank a cen-  tral roadway, and- "girdiron" landing  slip for scows. Additional loading  facilities for barges will be provided  on the western side of the wharf, and  the re-claimed area , between the  eastern edge of the dock and "the  railway bridge will be utilized for  trackage purposes. A strip 50 feet  wide will be filled in to connect the  dock with the bridge.  The warehouses will be of substantial construction and covered with  galvanized iron. The roadway and  the scow landings will also be enclosed. The dock will be approached  by a driveway 200 feet long. A feature of the sheds will be the absence  of pillars, massive trusses being used  to support the roof.  The dock at first will be usdd in  connection with the business activities  of the Great Northern Express and  Transfer Co., and its subsidiary concern, the Vancouver Coal Co./ of  which the new corporation is an  amalgamation. "Mr. McNeill is  president and managing director of  the. former, Mr. Nelson Welsh is  manager of the allied companies and  Mr. W. H. Wilson is secretary-  treasurer. The company plans to  enter the ocean shipping business at  a later date when the harbor improvement work, now being carried  on by the Dominion  Government in  dock will extend put to deep water.  , Santa Barbara, Cal., Feb.���������Mrs.  Robert Louis Stevenson, widow of the  famous novelist and writer, died of  apoplexy at her home in Montecito  yesterday. Mrs. Stevenson was  stricken late yesterday afternoon and  did not regain consciousness.  PITTSBURG, REDUCING W-  MORAL HOUSES  New York, Feb.���������Mrs. Robert  Louis Stevenson's maiden name was  Fanny /Van deGrif. She was born  in the United States. Her first husband was Samuel A. Osborne, from  whom she obtained a divorce in 1879.  Very little is known of the early years  of her life.  It was in 1876 that she met Stevenson while she was sojourning with  her son and daughter jn France. Her  domestic life Was not happy even at  this date, and she arid Stevenson seem  to have been drawn together from  the start.   ,. ���������  '   ���������  In 1878 she was obliged to return  to her home in California, and in  August of the following year, alarmed  at news of her health, Stevenson hurriedly crossed the Atlantic, traveling  as a steerage passenger, partly due  to lack of means and partly for the  experience. .  At San Francisco he was stricken  with a desperate illness, from the effects of which he never fuly recovered. The woman who was to be his  wife nursed him through the worst of  his illness, and in May they were  married and went to live in a deserted  mining town in the Sierra-s.  Subsequently they went to Scotland, where Stevenson a joined his  family.  After her husband's death in. Samoa  in 1894, Mrs. Stevenson withdrew  herself from the world to a considerable extent. Until recently��������� she  made her home in San Francisco. In  1908 she sold her home there and  went to Santa Barbara.  Mrs. Stevenson wrote many inter-  terestirig articles on life in the South  The Pittsburg Vice Commission advocates legislation "by all states to  make the giving or receiving of  money, or other valuable consideration, for participation in any act of  immorality, a - felony - punishable ^by"  imprisonment and fine."  This recommendation observes that  the success of the federal white slave  act proves such legislation is prac-*  ticable. and. that it alone will wipe out  commercialized vice. S  . In the report, the church and the,  school, as well as the press, are arraigned for "neglect of duty" in not  dealing ���������" plainly enough with the  source of immorality.  "Economic pressure, lust of profit,  false educational ideals, the spread  of luxury and spiritual apathy have  brought this generation face to face  with a grave moral crisis," the report  reads.  "The growth of the social evil, of  divorce, and of race suicide are  among its symptoms; it is at the back  of a startling increase in disease, insanity, graft and crime."  As a result of the investigation the  commission found that Pittsburg had  247 improper houses. They held 1,-  288 inmates. One hundred and  eighty-two houses have been' closed  and only 342 inmates remain.  It was found that/vice in Pittsburg  costs every member of the community $50 a. year. The total cost per  year of medical treatment of diseases  is estimated at $20,000,000.  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Haney of San Francisco,  says that the average citizen is perfectly content to permit the five profit-payings utilities���������the gas, electricity, water, teleph<#ne and street railroads���������to be operated by private en  terprises, while he, a citizen, assumes  the eight non-paying expensive public ut:lities���������the public schools, the  parks; and playgrounds, fire, police,  and street departments, sewer system, hospitals and the jails. V,-* ������*--}^ "~yy*\x~-"--'y���������i -��������� **  H   -"  \������'  i%S  A1  .'J-  -V  6  THIS   WESTERN  CALL.  Friday. February 27,1914 a  Bight of my own position. Now I asked   purpose was pra'reworthy.    But Dr.  myself, on what ground was I to make   Addison had not finished.  To tell tnis1'      "Teirme!" he, was demanding, ea-  HORfKt  Hazeltine  Lorcha  eo*rM**r. tat*. ������*. e tfvtuGQ- c* eo.  Ai%������ withdrew we fell avidly trpott  the. eontentB of the box, yet with small  bops of finding what wo sought; for  the* tetters It contained were all, apparently, of distant date; fetters, for  tbe most part, of a private, personal  nature, carefully assorted, and arranged ln red-taped or elastic-banded  bundle*.  It was no mere Idle curiosity wbich  Impelled us to read many of them.  We were In a position which may best  be described as anomalous. Though  Cameron was my dearest friend I  knew little of his life prior to our  meeting, and Evelyn, his niece and  ward, was scarcely less uninformed'  than myself. In the letters Just  brought to light there might, we decided, be found some clue of Incalculable service in tbe task now before  ub. , And so we untied tbe tapes and  stripped off tbe bands and set ourselves to careful painstaking examination.  Seldom have I engaged4n a labor so  deadly uninteresting at one moment  and so keenly engrossing at the next.  There was correspondence hero wbich  meant nothing to ns whatever, and  there was correspondence which threw  a search-light upon portions of Cameron's career, baring good deeds and  follies alike, without discrimination.  It was only natural, I suppose, that  we should dig up a romance���������a gem  of luster shining amidst dun, sordid  surroundings. Evelyn and I came up*  on two of its fjacets, simultaneously,  and paused ln our work to question Its  disposal. It seemed to us a holy thing,  too sacred for a stranger touch, and,  seven at the risk of passing over what  night prove our one agent of revelation, wet folded It away again with a  jsense of guilt at having dared to lift  ieven tbe corner of tbe veil.  For a full hour I had scanned: one  letter, after another in absorbed In-  tentness, but with small profit. Evelyn, across the table, bad been quite  as busy. Barely bad we Interrupted  our employment with exchange of  words. But now. the writing which I  bold provoked .exclamation.  . "Addison!" I cried, so sharply cut*,  Jng fbe silence that the girl started.  "Addison! Did you ever hear of blm?"  She gestured a negative. Not that I  remember, she qualified.  Why?"  "Because we must find him," I declared, a little excitedly, I imagine;  for the letter seemed wonderfully important  Instantly she was all alert". *<  "What is it?" she asked, springing  up and coming to my side. "What  have you found?"  "Look!" I commanded, the sheet of  paper In one upraised band, a finger  of my other hand pointing {to a passage. "Look! In 3903, your uncle Robert was in Peking; and yet he gave  me bis word tbat he had never visited  China."  Besting an arm on my shoulder and  bending forward she read (or herself:  "Just to think! We were In Peking  Jogeflier^ and neither of ns was aware  of It until too late! What ft foregathering we missed! Even five minutes'  chat would have been something; but  I no sooner saw you. than the crowd  on Legation street swallowed yon up."  "Have you read it alir  "Not to tbe end," I told hor, "lust  the  beginning   and   the   signature  nlte. Too indefinite. Suppose we  have blm in here and find but exactly. Possibly he knows Mr. Addl-  ;soh."  . When Louis came, however, he  iknew nothing. He had never heard of  ja Mr. Addison or of a Mr. Addison  :Something, in all the three years and  lelght months of bis service with Mr.  [Cameron. -So Evelyn thanked him  ���������once more in her own gracious way  [and we continued our work, directing  ,'our efforts especially now to unearth-  ling further Addison-slgned letters  ���������which might prove enlightening.  "Why should Uncle Robert tell yon  he had never been ln China?" Evelyn  asked me, looking up suddenly and  dropping to her lap the letter she was  |at that moment examining. "I can't  [understand that."  Nor I," I admitted.  "If I had asked  Shim, out of idle curiosity he would  (have- been Justified perhaps in   misleading me; but he must have known  that it was in his^lnterest I made the  Inquiry."  For Just a moment she sat in silence, her narrowed gaze on the glowing embers in the fireplace. Then she  turned to ine again. ,  "Do you think, Philip, it was because he had something to hide?" she  asked, seriously, ''Something he was  ashamed of and feared might become  known?"'.;.'  Instantly I sprang to my friendV  defense..-.  "No," I assured her, with emphasis.  "No, Evelyn. Whatever his motive  was, I am satisfied it had no dishonorable basis. If he-told me a deliberate  falsehood it waB not to spare himself.  Possibly���������yes, probably, it was to  shield others."  I. was perfectly sincere in this, but  even bad I believed otherwise I should  have been tempted to prevarication  could -I have foreseen my reward. Before I quite realized her purpose Bvelyn was out of her chair, had slipped  over behind me, and encircling my  neck with her arms, bad pressed her  lips softly to my cheek.  "Ob, bow glad I am to bear you say  that! You believe in bis bigness���������in  his nobility, Just as I do, don't yon,  Philip, dear?"  "I'm sure he could never have been  guilty of anything dishonorable," I de*  dared again, imprisoning her hands.  But tbe next moment, hearing steps  -again crossing the ball, I reluctantly  [released them.  ! For a third time Louis stood tn the  (doorway. Now he upheld a small red-  ;bound book, and bis face was beam-  ling.  j "Voila, mademoiselle!" ho exclaimed, delightedly. "Je viens de trou-  Ivant ce llvre." v  It was a hook of addresses, and the  valet, nervously turning toe, pages,  put bis finger upon the name of Ho-,  ratio Addison, M. D-, with the air of  one who bad discovered hurled treasure. I am inclined to think that wo  were ourselves almost as demonstratively elated as^he, for though wo.  [could cot be sure that this was Cameron's correspondent; the odds, certainly favored' that conclusion; and  unless the . physician bad died or  moved away since the entry was made,  we were now in possession of his address, which chancedx to be an apartment bouse on Madison avenue, that  my plea for information?  Dr. Addison the whole story would  certainly be Inexpedient. To hint even  at alarm concerning Cameron might  Involve the precipitation of that financial disaster he had feared and regarding which he had warned me. Indeed,  would not any .effort to obtain the  facts I desired be likely to arouse suspicion, no matter how delicately  made?  The more I pondered the situation,  sitting there thoughtfully while one  after another the patients who bad  'preceded me passed Into the physician's consultation room, the more beg-  ,garly, it seemed to me, became my  chances of success., And when, at  length, my turn came to enter* the  presence of my friend'B friend, I was  about persuaded that I should very  soon be making an Ignominious exit,  branded as an impertinently''meddling  busybody.  I have always contended that;it- was  Dr. Addison's .severely professional air  Which was responsible for my inspiration, for no thought of such-a course  occurredt tosme, until standing dumbly  hesitant before him, I became conscious that he was .making mental inventory of me with a view to a diagnosis.  .'.  The penetration of his gase impressed me at once./ His steel gray  ���������yes were .like a pair of converging  probes; and they were his dominant  feature. Aside from them his ' face  was commonplace.  "Doctor," I said, and the sound of  my voice was a relief to the strained  [tension of the moment, "I learned of  jyou through Mr. Cameron���������Mr. Bob-  !ert Cameron, a mutual friend."  I hoped to see his expression brighten at the name, but it did not.   If  Come," I added, "well read It from   I knew to be given over entirely to-  first to last, together."   And I turned  hack tbe page.  It was written from Cairo, and bore  date of December 7,1808.  "My dear Cameron,'* it began, "I  am wondering whether yon are back  tn New York again. However, you  will probably be there for Christmas  and therefore this letter will not long  await you. We have been making a  rather leisurely tour of tbe east. Arrived here two days ago and snail remain until some time' In January."  Tbe writer'then gave a general outline of bis travels. "Yon will prob-  ' ably be surprised to learn that once  yon and I passed each other as ships  In the night, save only tbat we did not  even speak each otber tn passing," be  went on. "It was my last day���������Indeed  my last hour���������in northern China.  Otherwise I should have made search  (tor yon.  Just to think!   We were In!  (Peking together, and neither of u������  jwas aware of It until too late.   What!  :a foregathering we missed I   Even five*  [minutes' chat would" have been some-i  'thing; but I no sooner saw you, than]  *the crowd  on Legation street swallowed you up.   Half an hour later I  jwas on tbe train for Tien-tain."  j   The rest of the letter was rather'  loonfuslngly personal In its references  ito,mutual friends and interests.    It  was signed: "Always with warm re-  enrd, Addison." !  ; "Do you suppose that is his first  name or bis last?" Evelyn asked.me  as we came to It"  j   "I refuse to suppose," I returned,  'emlling.   "It's an even chance. What  ila more to the point is, how long baa  Louis been your uncle's valet?"  II ;   "Several years."  ; J'Several Js injeiUjitoa. ��������� Too lndefl-  doctors' offices.  This time Bvelyn assured Louis that  he was not merely a "good boy" but  an incomparable assistant, and the  richness of the reward came ntgh to  totally wrecking bis composure, for,  as be started to back from the room.  I detected unmistakable tears gllsten-  Vlng on bis lashes.  "Louie," I checked him, with sadden inspiration, "apportes-nous le dl-;  rectoire telephonic, s/U vous plait"  And when the book was brought the  fact that Dr. Addison's address had'  not been changed was promptly es-:  tablished. I was for calling him up,  then and there, but Evelyn pointed to)  the. clock and advised patience. Xt|  was already after midnight  ���������Tomorrow," she said, in her wisej  fashion, "you shall call on blm, and;  learn, if possible, how Uncle Robert'  replied to that: letter. There is a difference, you know, Philip, between be-;  ing In a place and having some one  see you there. No one's eyes are in-  fanible."  f   there was any change whatever It was  |ln the reverse direction."After a,sec-  iondVdeliberation he asked:  . "Yon wish to consult me regarding  yourself?"  On a sudden impulse I answered,  "Yes," though I bad neither ache nor  ipain, and, so far as I could judge,  was perfectly normal.  "I see'," he replied. "Am I right  In .assuming that your trouble ls~ of  .a nervous character?"  Heaven knows that in spite of my  fancied'normality there had been sufficient reason In the past few weeks  for my' nerves to go - awry.' I confessed that I had been under considerable mental strain.  Thereupon, having bade me be seated, he began to ply me with questions  with a view to sympathetic revelation.  I fear, however, that I gave him meager material upon which to base a conclusion. I slept well, my appetite was  excellent. I^bad observed neither a  numbness nor a supersensitiveness in  my finger tips, nor a sensation of fulness at tbe base of the brain. I  could not recall any twitching, of my  muscles, nor any diminution 6r muscular power. At length, after a brief  pause, be Inquired:  "Will you be good enough to tell me,  Hr. Clyde, why you think you require  professional attention?"   _'  And my Inability to answer him, offhand, paradoxical as It may seem,  eventually supplied me with an an-  ewer at once truthful and convincing.  "Because," I explained gravely, "I  find tbat of late I am losing my power  of mental co-ordination."  The ardor with which he seised  upon this index of my supposed malady was amusing. Instantly be.grew  obviously and deeply interested- I  have since learned tbat wbat Is known  as confusions,! insanity, a rare condition, usually has its inception In this  wise, "without essential emotional disturbance," if I may quote an authority. At tbe time, I believe he was  auspicious of a developing paresis.  What be thought, however,_pr what  Ike did not, is aside from the story. I  know only that his manner changed  abruptly, hip object evidently being to  fain my full confidence. Whereupon,  Ithe bars of reserve lowered between  <us, I ventured to revert to our s������called  ("mutual friend-"   - ^  ��������� "This Isn't anything like berl-bert,  jls it, doctor?". I began. My ideas of  the disease I mentioned were of the  Easiest character. I knew, however,  jthat it was common in the Orient* and  itbttber I would lead him.    ; ,^  "Ob, no, Mr. Clyde," he answered,  jsuayely enough, now. "Berl-bert is  merely the eastern name for multiple  ineuritls. You haven't a neuritis or  'you would know it I saw a great deal  jof beri-beri In China and on the Malay  {peninsula." ���������  I "Do I remember to have heard Cam-  ieron say be contracted it In the east?"  |l asked, plunging for a connection.  "I don't recall that Cameron ever  ihad it," was bis response. And then  }hls;brow grew thoughtful.   "Are you  gerly. "Tell me! I have excuse for  asking. Has he ever admitted to you  that he was there?"  "Now I come to think of it," I returned, "he hasn't. But I had the information from some one, I am pretty  sure." ' '  With an effort, the physician commanded himself. When he spoke again,  he was comparatively composed.  "Mr. Clyde," he said apologetically,  "I am not given to discussing personal  matters with my patients, but the fact  that you and Cameron  are friends,  and,, the fact that   this   subject   has  come up, make it almost Imperative,  I suppose, that I should explain briefly the feeling I have Just exhibited.  Five years ago Rob Cameron and I  were about as near counterparts of  Damon and Pythias as ever existed.  While Cameron was in Europe, I had  an opportunity to go around the world  with a patient.   We dawdled a good  deal, and, you understand howj*uncer-  tain  correspondence is under those  circumstances.    I never   knew   just  where I should be at any given time.  Consequently,   a   number  of  letters  were missed by both of us.   I was still  thinking of Cameron as in England or  on the European continent, when lo  and behold, I saw him one morning,  hurrying along the principal street of  the inner city of Peking.    I   don't  know whether you have  ever  been  there or not, but if you have, you  know what that thoroughfare is.    It  was all bustle and activity that day,  and about as crowded as Broadway-at  the noon hour, but with much more  picturesque and contrasting currents  of individuals and Vehicles.    I was  in a Carriage, myself, and Cameron  was  afoot, walking In the opposite  direction.   As we passed each other,  he did not Beem to see me, though I  called to him loudly.   This, however,  I did not surprise me, for there was an  j ungodly: racket in progress.   Instantly,  I had the carriage turned about, but  before I could overtake him, he was  lost in the crowd.   I was leaving Peking that afternoon, and so had ho  chance to look him up.   I wrote him  afterwards and told him of the incident, and how I regretted - having to  go away without exchanging at least  a word with him.   To my amazement  he not only .denied having been   in  Peking, but In tbe Chinese empire at  all.   When we met ln London, the following spring,: and I recalled tbe matter, asking why he had refused to  admit wbat I knew to. be tbe truth,  be became idly, indignant; and that  was the beginning of the end.   If I  had conceded the possibility of mistake on my part, all might have been  well, I suppose; but there was no such  possibility.  I had known Cameron tor  twenty-odd years, and I could not have  made an error.   I had seen him distinctly, clearly, at midday tn the open.  It was he beyond all peradventure,  and from that time to this I have been  unable to conceive why be lied to me,  and why be chose to end our, friendship rather than admit wbat was indubitable fact."  His explanation finished, he reached  for a pen, and, as be dipped it in the  ink, be added:  "I trust, you will pardon me, Mr.  Clyde.   I have detained you."  "You have Interested me," I assured  him. "And tbat more than I can tell  you." Which was quite true; yet I  was even more perplexed than interested^ To the maze of circumstances  there was now added another baffling  feature.  Dr. Addison handed me the presorjp.  tion he bad written.  ��������� "After meals, and at bedtime," be  ���������directed, with a return-to his professional manner. "If you do not find  yourself much better at tbe end of  a week, come in again." __  _    _  On tbe sidewalk I tore the little  square of paper into bits wbich the  wind carried in a tiny Hurry across  Madison avenue.  As for my interview with "Pythias"' [ a quick lunch restaurant, with white  (Addison, we discussed It ln all its painted bulk window, beneath which',  jphases, without reaching anything a pair of cellar doors spread invitingly,  'like a definite conclusion. Taking ev- one of them resting against a conven-,  erythlng into consideration the evi- tional American milk can. On 'the;  jdence certainly seemed convincing theater's right was a laundry, dim and1  tbat Cameron, ln spite of-hjs denials,/ evil-looking, two pipe-smoking celes-j  bad been ln China in 1903. * And "yet  tials decorating its low step.   And be-1  we could not reconcile this with that  almost fanatical love of truth which  We knew to be hlB.  ^"Couldn't' Dr. Addison  have been  mistaken?" Evelyn asked. /  "It Is possible, of course," I answered. "Yet Cameron's face and figure are not of a common type. Besides, I don't believe in doubles. I  have heard of so-called wonderful likenesses, but I have never seen any that,  would deceive a friend of twenty  jyea������' standing."  A little later she inquired whether  ithe detective engaged- to shadow Phfo  ietus Murphy bad furnished a report,  ;"Yes," I told her, "It came in my  morning's mall. Murphy Is still at  Cos Cob; He didn't leave his bunga<i  (low all day yesterday, and he- had)  *io callers."  , 'I'm crazy to know what you learn  tonight from Yup Sing," she went on,  jsagerly. ������"Oh, how I do hope it will  give us Some hint! It seems terrible  to think of Uncle Robert in the hands  pf those unconscionable Chinamen.  And, Philip, don't you think you had  better take some one with you? 1  {Suppose Mr. Ynp is to be trusted, but  1st the same time, yon must remember  jyou are going into the enemy's camp,  end you should be careful."  ; But I laughed at the notion of taking a body-guard  CHAPTER XIV.  The Park of Qoyore *treet  At one o'clock that day, Evelyn  Grayson joined me at luncheon at  Sherry's. She bad been In no mood  to wait any longer than was absolutely'  ���������necessary tor tidings of my visit to  Dr. Addison; and, moreover, she had  news of her own which she was  anxious to convey to me.  J have often wondered why it is  that the rtold-you-so paislon is inherent in all women. There are those  who manage to control it with admirable success under average circumstances, but soooner or later, even the  most courageous battlers against this  {maternal heritage succumb, and in-  idulge in a sort of disguised orgy of  .reproach.  ���������sure he told you that he had; and that) \ \   Evelyn might have told me, for in-  ibe was attacked while in���������in AsU?* i btance,' that Captain MacLeod, after  I noted his hesitation over fixing thai  'place, and Wondered.   At all events I  had arrested his Interest   Purposely;  I adopted a tone of 'uncertainty.  "N-n-no.. I can't say definitely. But  [I had an impression that���������" And there  I paused. When. I continued it was  with the direct question: "Do you happen to know, doctor, whether Cameron  was ever in Peking? It seems to me  it was���������"  ., "I do know that he was in Peking,"  be interrupted,- almost savagely. "He  was in Peking, in September, 1908. To  be exact, he was there on the four-;  teenth day of that month. I have reason to know it���������a particular reason1  > to know It." ;.   ;-   ���������  After all, bow easily the Information'  I craved had come to me! And yet  I would have been glad to hear the  contrary; for Cameron had assured  me, in all solemnity, that he had never  CHAPTER XIII.  When Damon Doubted Pythias.  Not until I had been passed into an  elevator by a dainty young woman in  the white habit of a trained nurse;  shot up four floors into the hands of  another who might have been' the'  first's twin sister, and ushered by her,  :in turn, into a severely professional-  appearing waiting room, did it .occur',  to me that'I was upon an.errand involving th������ employment of an ex-.  traordinary  degree  of tact.    So im������  bued.had I been with the importance j: m CnJ      and ,t jarrefl  of learning whether Cameron^bad.or;^,,^ of tt    man>B chara^ter ������  had not been in Peking in 1903, thatM aiBCOver that hc had trled t0 dece,T���������  up to this moment I had quite lost  'me.    I could only conclude that  his  1 icareful investigation, bad been unable  ito discover either hair or hide of Per  iter Johnson in Gloucester or else-1  [Where, and stopped there. ; That is  :what a man would have done. But  altogether admirable though she was,  the eternal feminine was strong- with-  lin her. Therefore it was incumbent  ���������upon her to add: v  ' "It doesn't surprise me, Philip.  When you told me how you picked  that man up, I was confident that he  was floating out there In your path  'just for that very purpose." ^  ��������� I had no inclination to dispute the  Ipoint with her. That was the most  painful part of it.' I knew that she  was right���������that in putting Peter Johnson ashore, instead of in irons, I had  committed an error that might prove  irremediable. But why couldn't she  {see that I realized it, and was smarting under my own condemnation, and  so have spared me this added torture  pf hers?\ Why?-' Because she was her  mother's daughter. That Is the only  answer.  "I'm to meet him at nine o'clock," I  told her, "In a public restaurant Be?  sides, there'll be'a crowd of those  'Seeing New York' people down there  about that time, and Chinatown will  be on its best behavior. So never fear,  little girl. Do you want me to telephone you when I get uptown? You  know I'm going to stop tonight at my  rooms in the Loyalton."  "Of course I want you to telephone  me," she returned, emphatically. "It  shouldn't take you very long to hear  what Mr. Yup has to tell, should it?  jl shall be expecting you to call me up  :between "ten and half-past, or by elev-  'en at the latest; so don't dare to go  ifor supper first" V  > "As if I could think of supper," I  .said, looking at her ln a way I bad,  "when I might be hearing your  voice!"  Could I have foreseen what the  night was to bring forth' I' certainly  ���������should have discouraged her waiting  ���������for my message. BuTthe power of pre-  Ivlslon is given to few of us, and of  ithose few I am not one.  Assuredly I had no misgivings as,  after dining at the University club  that evening, I stepped into an electric hansom and gave tbe driver the  address of tbe Doyers street restaurant Whatever It may have-been in  the past, I believed the Chinatown of  the present to be, outwardly at least, a  reasonably law-abiding section of the  borough of Manhattan. And was not  l that night -the guest of one of its  most honored citisens? What, therefore, had I to fear?  ; On the contrary, as we turned from  Itha Bowery Into-that little semiclrcu-  Har thoroughfare which Is perhaps tbe  most characteristic-of Chinatown's  three principal streets, I. was pleas*  ���������antly interested. This was quite a  different place from that which I had  visited the afternoon before. Then, a  fort of brooding quiet reigned over  what was so ordinary as to be scarcely distinctive; for that part of Mott  ���������treat on which the Yup Sing establishment Is located, I nave since learned. Is merely one of the gates of tbe  real Chinatown, of which Doyers  street is the heart and center���������and  (which awakens only after nightfall.  Now tbe place was alive and alight  Narrow roadway and still .narrower  istdewalks were thronged with a corn*  hinstlon of denizens and sightseers.  Shop fronts and upper windows glowed with varying degrees of brightness.  From the Chinese theater on the left  came a bedlam of inharmonious  Sounds: the brazen crash of cymbals,  Ithe squeaking of raucous stringed Instruments, the resounding clangor of a  gong- Voices high-pitched and voices  guttural, mingled:,with hoarse and  ptrident laughter, echoed from wall to  [wall of tbe street's encroaching  squalid buildings.  ; Before the least unpretentious of all  these structures, my hansom stopped,  land as I stepped to the curb I got a  {glimpse of Its banner and lantern!  (strung balcony, giving to the street;  ������ touch of color that helped to lift it|  (Into an atmosphere which, if not  lOrlental, was at least vividly un-Amer-  ! Finding now that I had anticipated  y appointment by something like ten;  tubes t chose to watch further the  kaleidoscopic scene without, rather  than pass the time waiting at a table  thin; and to this end took np a poidW  ion of vantage t on the / restaurant'si  step; .". ������������������  '; ''���������.. V   .  Whether I am more or less keenly  {observant than the average man I doj  mot know. Probably any one as faa-i  idnated by the general scene as was L;  would have noted as closely its indl4  viduaV elements^ lam not sure. But'  ithe; truth is that in a very few mo-,  xnents I had acquired a mental photo-*  graph of the opposite side of th������|  street, in so far as it came within myi  direct vision. In otber words every;  detail of the background of the mov-j  ing picture before me was indelibly,  printed upon my mind's retina. There]  was the playhouse, with its plain, rectangular doorway, unadorned,' save by'  a quartette of rude signs; two above,,  slanting outward, and one on either!  -side, all announcing "Chinese Thea-!  ter," and one giving the current atr!  traction in Chinese, characters, withi  the added notice, "Seats reserved fori  Americans."   To the left of this was'  yond this was the wide opening to a;  basement,   above   which,   in   white!  Roman lettering on a black ground, p I  read the legend: "Hip Sing Tong."   ,    ���������  Again and again my gaze persisted)  in returning to this sign and tbe dim-'.  ly lighted cavern beneath it. The  place held for me the inexpressible,,  unfathomable charm of the .mysterious, beside which the heathenishi  racket of the theater across the way,  the sinister aspect of the dismal laun-,  dry and its pair of pipe-smoking guar-i  dlans, even the constantly changing1  procession of varied types in roadway  and on sidewalks, exerted but meager,  allure; ;:/:-'''-/-. ��������� " -v'";.  From time to time dark, silent flg-i  ures glided vaguely into view only tqj  disappear within this maw of mystery.!  Once, while I watched, I had seen a  figure issue forth to be lost again in-'  itantly in the distant gloom of the]  curving street Now, reverting once]  more 40 this magnet, after a moment's]  truancy, my eyes 'were rewarded by  sight of another slowly emergini  form, silhouetted nebulously agains  the dusk.-  At the head of tbe steps it paused)  tmcertalnly, and then, instead of gild;  ling swiftly away in the direction oi  IPell street as did the other, it turn  in my direction, passing almost ai  once into the comparatively glowln  radius of the Btreetlamp opposite..  (Cwntinu!  Next  /   ' - ���������' -  Week.)  TAKE NOTICE that thirty days afte  the first appearance of this' notlc  The Grand Trunk B. C. Coal Company  Limited, intends to apply under Sectio  Eighteen of the Companies' Act t|  change ��������� the; present name of the: Cor  pany to "The Seaton Coal Companj  Limited." '     ,    ;  Dated at Vancouver this Eleventh ,daa  of  December,   A.D.   1913.  THE    GRAND   TRUNK   B.    C.    CO^  COMPANY.  LIMITED.       !  srononi -/;-; A;;.:-.c;  NOTICE is hereby given that ah appll 1  cation will be made to the LeglslativJ  Assembly of the Province of- BrltisK  Columbia, at its next Session for ������t\  Act amending the Chartered, Account]  ants Act, 1906, by providing:  (a) No person shall be entitled to takl  or  use the  designation "Chartered Ac|  countant," or the initials "P.C.A., "A.<  A.."   "C.A.A.,"   or   "Ca.,"   either   alorl  or in combination with any other word!  or any name, title or description impli  ing that he is a Chartered Accountaif  or any  name, title, initials or descriJ  tion implying that he is a .Certified A|  countant or an Incorporated Acco.untan  unless he is a member- of the Instltul  in good standing and registered as sue]  (b^A"penaUy for' the contraventlJ  of the above and the manner in'whlj  such penalty shall be dealt with.  (c) That  the Institute shall1 keep  Register  of  Members  and  providing <  copy of such Register shall be evident  ln all Courts.  (d) That Section 6 of the said Act  amended by striking out all the worl  therein  after  the   word  "expedient"  the 13th line thereof and by sub3titutlij  tlie following:  "(a) Every member of the Institul  shall have the right to use the deslf  nation 'Chartered .Accountant' or  initials 'CA/ and may use after  name, if the Institute shall hai  granted him a Certificate of Felloi  ship, the Initials 'F.C.A.' signify!!  'Fellow of the Chartered Accountant]  and If the Institute shall have grant]  hlrti a Certificate of Membership t|  initials 'A.C.A.' signifying 'AssocU  of the Chartered Accountants."'  Dated at Vanvouver, 'B.C., this 21|  day of November, 1913.   ���������   COWAN. RITCHIE & GRANT. |  Solicitors for the Applicant  X.AJTX) ACT-  Taneouvtr  land  pistriot-���������XHstrlot  Coast 9>������nge 8.  TAKE NOTICE that Antonio Belail  ger,    of    Brettauy    Creek,    occupatiol  Miner, intends to apply for permissio|  to   purchase   the    following    describe  lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at tt  northwest corner of Lot 922; ^thena  west 40 chains; thence north 40 chainl  thence east 40 chains; thence south  chains, for grazing.  ANTONIO   BELANGEl  Dated December 17th, 1913.  .1^23-14   to   3-20-14.J  T.AKV ACT.  Vaaoouver  %ua   ntstriofc���������nutrlet  Coast Haage 8.  TAKE NOTICE that Frank Rial Ar  ers,     of    Brittany    Creek, -   occupatl|  Rancher,  intends  to apply for pern  sion to purchase the following descriU  lands:���������     ������'     \ ' 0  Commencing at a post planted at  southwest corner of Lot 923; thel  west 20 chains; thence north 20 chail  thence east 20 chains; thence southI  chains, and containing 40 acres m\  or less, to be used as a pasture. -  FRANK   RIAL   ANGEj  Dated 17th of December, 1913.  i-23-14  to 3-20?  A DETECTIVE'S ADVI(  Before employing a 1  v������te Detective, if you dl  know your man, ask  legsl adviaer.    -  JOHNSTON,   the   __  Service Intelligence  reaa. Suite 103-4  319 J>ender St.,  viiRConver, B. c.  Every Work  , is Interested and chould kud  : about the wonderfal 7  "������"' ������������������B5o8r  kTom* drasKht Ibr  it h.  Aski  It. If lie cannot ���������npphr''   .  the KARVEL, accept no  othor. bat send stamp Ibr illustrated book���������������ealed.-It glrea foU"  sartienlara and directions invaluable  to U4iea.WTJTD80B8inpPLYC0..WliMtoo������.������  Claiaral Acenu for Cannrla.  ���������-^���������J-C7x:::,  ^~:.TTi^--f:s.-r^r=: Friday. February 27, 1914  THE WESTERN CALL  PUBLIC UTILITIES  Francis, J. Haney of San Francisco,  [says that the average citizen is per-  [fectly content to permit the five prof-  I it-paying utilities���������the gas, electric-  [ity, water, telephone and street rail  roads���������to be operated by private enterprises, while he, a,citizen, assumes-  the eight non-paying expensive public utilities-rthe public schools, the  parks, arid playgrounds, fire, police,  and street. departments, sewer system, hospitals and the' jails. v  -    '  Railroad Construction News  if  l*+*->,i~>-."  Mount Pleasant iLivery  TRANSFER  Furniture and Piano Moving  Baggage, Express and Dray.   Hacks and Carriages  at all hours.  Phono Fairmont B4B  Corner Broadway and Main": A. F. McTavish, Prop.  '���������  i ' *  >et������4Mi'������e������������e'i">.H"������������*������������������i*e if*************************  -5���������2���������t-<~a������s���������a~s������a-<~:~:������������������:���������:--:���������-���������-���������:���������*--:���������-:*������������������������������������:    IH"I"Ml"i ll.������.H'H I !��������� t(>***t***  VANCOUVER CUT-RATE FRUIT and CANDY CO. |  J N. Ellis. JVlgr. 2452 Main St. Cor. Broadway |  All Fruits  in Season I!  Largest Stock of Confectionery Fruit & Tobacco on Hill;  PHONE Fairmont 638  Free delivery to any part of the city.  , W4.4..f .M.������.1..|..!..|.ft 1iili.li in.*.,...*     e������|i4������l"l"l'il"i"I"i"i"l"*"l"l"l"l"l"l'������'l'1"t'������'>-  PREPARE DOCK TARIFFS      ��������� MORE ROLLING STOCK  Great Northern Railway Will Start Thousands of New Cars of All Classes  Operating Wharf at Early Date        Added to Grand Trunk During 1913  Tariffs covering the freight charges  at the new dock on Burrard* Inlet  have been prepared by local officials  of the Great Northern Railway, the  lists now being in the hands of ..the  printer. Tracks for handling the cargoes at the wharf have been installed  and the' sheds and other facilities  are now practically ready for service.  Half of the dock is being operated  on lease by the, Balfour, Guthrie  Company, but no definite announcement regarding trie company's intentions with regard to the shipping tbat  will use* the other portion <has yet  been made. President Carl Grey and  other executive officials have from  time to time intimated that negotiations for the use of the Great Northern Railway's dock system have been  proceeding and have entered denials  to reports that the railway company  intended to enter in competition  with' steamship lines now operating  lines out of this port.  It is understood that the dock will  be used by a number of steamship  companies which at present do not  make Vancouver a port of call. The  fact that the dockWs one of the most  expensive and substantial of its kind  on the Pacific coast is accepted as an  indication that the Great Northern  railway is anticipating a big shipping  business coincident with the growth  and development of the province.  ���������   ���������   ���������  P. G. E. PROGRESS  According to a statement recently  issued by-the Grand Trunk Pacific  railway 10,000 box cars, 1227 passenger sleeping, dining and other cars,  and 156 locomotives of different types  were adHed to the rolling stock of the  G. T. P. and its parent company, the  Grand Trunk railway system during  the year 1913.  The equipment delivered during  the past year included 41 superheater  Pacific.type of engines; 100 c ..her  large locomotives and fifteen switching engines; 10 dining cars, 15 sleeping cars, 11 parlor cars, 67, first-class  coaches. 64 mail, baggage and express  cars, 500 flat cars, 500 stock cars and  a large number of combination cars.  The box cars make the largest addition numerically to the rolling  stock of the Grand Trnnk, a notable  tendency being shown towards car's  with a ��������� capacity of 80,000 pounds.  While' the passenger cars are considerably less in number a much larger  expenditure is involved in their construction. It is mentioned in this  connection that the prices range from  $10,000 for a first-class car' to ,$25,-  000, for a sleeper equipped for service.  ���������   ���������   ���������  , V      C. N. R. PROGRESS  WILL BE BEST DOCK ON  NORTH PACIFIC COAST  The contractors  Great  for the Pacific  Eastern railway ,-have completed 168.5 miles of main line track  between Newport and Clinton. From  Newport to . the . Cheakamus, 13.5  miles of track have been laid.  ������   ���������   ���������  PUSHING STEEL WEST  In the attempt to complete the  Grand Trunk Pacific by.May 10, according to official.1 announcements  the contractors who have' laid the  .rails into Prince George are now  pushing the steel west. The line is  being shoved ahead' on the western  section as well. The weather is favorable to the making of rapid progress.  The new C. P. R. dock at present  under construction will be the most  up-to-date on the Northern Pacific  coast- At the present time work on  the same is progressing1 quite favorably and it is expected th^t it will be  ready for occupation some time early  in the fall '     ���������  e  This dock will be used exclusively  for the C' P. R. coastwise passenger  steamers on runs to Victoria, Seattle,  and Nanaimo., A feature of the new  dock sheds is the introduction of all  steel girders and spans^over the portion that will be two stories in height.  ���������The second storey will be devptccL^p  offices for the company's 'officials,  also the general waiting room, as well  as the new home 'of the Canadian  customs officials.  ������  Floating pontoon approaches be  used entirely. These will do'away  with the necessity of the traveling  public having to reach the steamers  by the dock level at all, as they cross  over the viaduct from the new depot  they will instead approach by this  means. ,Patent slips will also be used  and nothing is being left undone in  the plans to provide for the' most  modern equipment.  IN SIX HUNDRED FEET  The Canadian Northern Pacific  construction work on the North  Thompson is well advanced. Steel is  now laid to Mile-130 north of Kamloops. The weather |s very good and  small slides which prevented as much  speed being made as*in'the summer  are now a thing of1 the past.  '   *-  *  STEEL   NEARLY    COMPLETED  The steel work on the new C. P. R.  station is nearly completed. Practi^1  cally the entire west end of ,the building is now in place. The eastern end  and the center was completed' some  time- ago. Most of the brick and  stonework was done on that part of  the station before the New Year.  . Over India's 35,000 miles of railway, 350,000,000 passengers traveled  last year. Twelve million', telegrams  were sent ovea the 72,000 miles of wire  and 58,000 miles^'of Irrigating canals  took water.' to .48,000,000^ acres of  otherwise waste land. -  The pioneer tunnel, which is being  bored at Rogers' pass, preparatory to  drilling the main* shaft, is now 600  feet in from the eastern end. Much  of the approach work on the western  end of the main tunnel is completed.  The pioneer tunnel will be used for  ventilation and other purposes by the  C. P. R., for whom the whole.scheme  is being worked out.' It will first be  used to give the contractors access to  the main tunnel at several points.  The London Times recently stated  that leading British engineers recognise the Pacific Coast as the best new  field for their enterprise and calculated that ������350,000,000"' is being expended in railway lines to the coast,  terminal and harbor facilities, the  greater part of which will be expended on the coist "of British Columbia.   <  A BKf COLONY LOCATED NEAR  Tampa.   Ten acres o{ the best land  in tbe world for $160. . Go-operative  homestead.   Lovely home in the sun-'  ny south at ��������� fraction of the usual  cost.   A fortune for you.  C. W. T. PIPES,    , 'J  "      223 Winch Bldg:  <r  *��������� Pi  '-',  ���������^   >.  ���������B  Alert Atolt Bible Clest of Moun  tain View Metbodtst Ororcfc meets ������t  tJIO every Bunday. Visitors will be  made welcome. ��������� 8. Johnston, president  STANLEY'S  Stanley's Walk Paper  Store has been improved  and enlarged. They  have some of the best  Canadian, English and  American ���������Wall Papers  that are shown in Vancouver. Come in and  see, or Phone Fairmont  998 for estimates and  suggestions.  /  sum sat  Mount Plessant Painters-  2317 Main Street  PmonoFalr.eee  M<  ��������� i- <  I V ���������  1 "1  V  ' f  nupqji-  ufALk  ENGRAVING-  ETCHINGS AND HAUTONB  ARE NOW BEING MADE IN  WESTERN CANADA BY THE  MOST SATISFACTORY PRO-  CESS KNOWN TO TOE WORLD  THE "ACID BLAST" HIOCESf  MAKES VOW ILLUSTRATIONS   LITERALLY TALK   '    MANUFACTURED m WUTtftN CMMS* "  ttv   mm C\ tt AMD Dlti&U f McOm  t    \    t.t  % >*i      ^   OMI    U        I.  ;     -j  ,  Ejei|ri|fli|ifN������+������ee^f0#<i������|M|M "l������ ���������>>������������ ������������l ������������> ������������t' ������������!��������� *��������� ������!���������������������l> ��������������� ���������!��������� ������i' ������������������������ ������!��������� >���������������������������!��������� >inii ������������������������<������������������������ e������ ���������> | 111 11 illlllHIMin |4 H %  '���������������  13500  Horse  Power  Turbine  13500  Horsfr  Power  Turbine  The Spirit of the Time Demands   -1  V.  Stave Lake'Power is'Dependable and Economical -  By harnessing the Great, Stave River we have made it possible togenerate 100,000 horse powerof electrical energy at our Stave Falls Plant,  the Biggest Electrical Feat in Western Canada. ; --������������������'.���������  100,000 HORSE POWER  Or hairas'much again as the combined connected load in stearrf and electricity in Vancouver today^ afact of great significance to local industries  Offices: 603-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  Phone: Seymour4770  R. F. HAYWARD, General Manager  WESTERN CANADA POWER TO., Ltd.  _..... JOHN   MONTGOMERY, Contract Agent  P.O. Drawer 1415  Vancouver, B.C  UlrtlMllliniHlllllliMIII M-4 1 1 M .t"I"H"M"l"M Ml 1II+������������������������������������ Ml M 1 M I M������*������������������ MM MMe-M l-i i i i-H ******* I 1 11*1 I I** M������M.|"H������- ���������������-I'M .;���������*+.!��������� i^s+**+*t ���������������H������4HII l������������l I IHHMU|������ ^i^fEi^-EM  -\o  THE WESTERN CALL.  Wilson's Drug Store  Friday, February 27,1914    4  Main and Sixteenth  Phone Fairmont 505  I TRANS-ATLANTIC NEWS  IS FINED $6S,G0O FOR ���������  VOTING IN PARLIAMENT  ::  Read below a partial list. These pricey are not for Friday and  Saturday, but are good seven days a week and delivered to your door.  Send us your Prescription Work and save money. These are cash  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 Pood, regular $3.75, $1.00, 50c J3.50, 85c, 45c  Nestle's Food, regular 50c for. .". -45c  Benger's Food, regular $1.00, 50c for 90c, 45c  Reindeer Brand Milk, regular 20c .15c  Minard's Liniment* regular 25c t .\ 20c  Elliman's Embrocation, regular 35c 25c  Scott's Emulsion, regular $1.00, 50c _ 75c, 40c  75c   75c   15c   15c  , '��������� 76c   50c   25c   26c   3 DC   $1.00   ;..................76c  ,���������....j.....................���������'..OvC  , :.65c  I........................ vOC   35c  Peruna, regular $1.00  Burdock Blood Bitters, regular $1.00   Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, $1.00..................  Mennen'a Talcum, regular 35c   ��������� .Carter's Pills, regular 25c   ,Herppicide, regular $1.00    ' Formamint Tablets, regular 75c         Castoria, regular 35c .._   Cuticura Soap, regular 35c..... ....  Hospital Absorbent Cotton, regular 50.   Lavonna de Composa Hair Tonic, regular $1.25.  Ferrol Emulsion, regular $1.00   Ayer's Sarsaparilla, regular $1.00 ���������   Eno's Salts, regular $1.00 .....'.   Gin Pills, regular 50c ..��������� /...........;.....   Dodd's Pills, regular 50c   ::  f. A. Wilson, Prop.   ���������. formerly at Main and Broadway  < i^4M|������fri|Mt������iMfr������fcft^i4i4������i;flii|ifliifrifrifr4MfritM|ii|> ������SM>"t"i"S"i"i"t"t'fi"  Kamloeps-Vaneauver Meat Co., Ltd.  Oar. Main and Powell Sta. 1849 Main Street  Phone Seymour 6561 Phone Fair. 1814  t *  For Choice Meats  of large variety and reasonable prices, this house  cannot be excelled.   It stands to the very front.  N ������.'M|l"l"l"l"I"H"l"l"H'4"l"l"l"l"l"l"l"H"i'*   *+M-,.*.W~}"M">**.���������, ���������>.���������>- -"!"  W   T. S. Baxter ; Peter Wright  ��������� ���������  f.  ��������� ���������  Complete House  Furnishers  Agents for. Ostermoor smt  Restmore n������ttre������ses  Pavenport Bed  : ������ave you triad our E^sy Payment? Ckime lo and lollt It over wltt������ us.  3AXTRR & WRIQHT  (Successors to Hutchings Furniture Co.)  ���������   Phone Seymour 771 416 lyUMn Street  ^n|..jw>.i..t~;^iwiwi.ii..|Mi������������..-..;w>.}���������  A..*. .l������i���������������-4-.k.������^-*M|..fe.t..4  ������,|, .|.,;������ i|i 1^ ,;��������� ,|nii ,|i ���������������. .j������ ������i< ������i������ i|i ijt.1 ������}i it< ^������ ������$������������!������������}���������������!������ ������|������ ������t������������|������������;������������{������������{������������{��������� ������i������ ���������}������ ������{��������� >jnti������ii i}i������t������ .1' .|i ������j. >j������ ������y. i|i it"!* '|"I* 't' '1' *1' 'I* 'I*  5 NAP J  f 50x100, corner 29th Ave. and  St. Catharines Street, modem  ,. *     7-room house.  '      YOUR OWN PRICE FOR CASH  APPLY WESTERN CALl  ���������J. I^MJMJWJW^MJ^M.^.*! ������{��������� if. I^MJM{������4>������i^^������^^WJM|l^^wj^^M}^^HSw{t^w{w{.^^M{,^w}M{t^^������^W.}^w}^^^^H  Col. Samuel's   Firm   Had   Contract  With Government Causing Breach  of Act. '  London, Feb.���������Col. Stuart Montague Samuel, radical member of  Parliament for Whitechapel, was ordered today by Justice Sir * Sydney  Roylatt, of the King's bench division  to pay penalties and costs amounting to $65,000 because he voted in  the House of Commons while his  firm had a contract with the British  government. The money will be  paid to Dr. William Bird as informer.  Notice of appeal was given.  RHODESIA  The British South Africa" Company  has issued a statement of its proposals for the encouragement of land  settlement and immigration in Rhodesia. The area of territory jis approximately 95,000,000 acres; of this  25,000,000 acres is absorbed by. native  reserves, leaving 70,000,000 acres to  be considered. Assuming that only  jand 3,500 feet above sea level is  adapted to European occupation,  there is in the hands of the company,  aside, from native reserves and privately owned land, about' 23,000,000  acres suitable for occupation. The  company proposes to sell first farms  of manageable dimensions, especially  within twenty-five miles of railroads.  The Board of the company would, if  necessary, itself buy this land and  resell to settlers on easy terms as to  time, and wouJ4 endeavor to secure  expert service r'from the agricultural  department* in the way of advice, construction, etc' The company seems  eager to do everything possible to  attract the right sort of citizens; and  South Africa is developing as rapidly  as did our own Western country fifty  years ago.  Grip and Password |  Resolution   Passed   at   Meeting   of  Orange Grand Lodge at Nelson  t~i-v-i������v������4"i������t->    ���������!  I"l' l"������'i|"l '1"1 l"| <i '|"������ r i"t ���������!������������������?'VI1 r l"l"l ������  South Shore Lumber Go.  \i ���������  t  *  '������  *  *  4.  LIMITED  Lumber Man ufactu rers  1 Front St., Foot of Ontario St.  ��������� ���������-'..-        '.-���������'���������  PHONE Fairmont 154        VANCOUVER, B.C.  ���������fr.t il"3-I"l"W' f..l..|.I..l'.I..;.������-V4~>4-<������������?"V?-<--������-    *-+**<~5������^-5~?~!������+<"  PrinfIflO* Terminal City Press, Ltd.  II Hi LI 11^    2408 Westminster Rd. Phone Fairmont 1149  Nelson, Feb.���������TotaL <, exclusion of  Orientals from Canada was urged in  a resolution^ passed by the Grand  Orange Lodge of British 1 Columbia,  which brought its annual convention  to a conclusion yesterday. Another  resolution asks the Dominion and  Provincial Governments to employ  British subjects only \ on all public  works, and to insert a clause in all  contracts let by either government to  the effect that British subjects shall  be given the preference. The Grand  Lodge also passed resolutions condemning the extension of French as  an official language, and the Home  Rule Bill. The report of the finance  committee making allocations for the  work of the year, was passed and a  number, of amendments to the constitution and laws were passed. Mr. J.  W. Whiteley was unanimously reelected provincial organizer. The  election of oficers , resulted as follows:  Grand Master, J. H. Armstrong,  Revelstoke; deputy, grand master,- W.  G. Gamble, Mtasqui; junior deputy  grand master', H. Birmingham, Vancouver; grand chaplain, Rev. C. W.  Corey, Nelson; grand secretary, William H. B.rett, Collingwood^ East;  grand treasurer, W. T. Jago, Coquitlam; grand lecturer, R. N. Hopkins,  Vancouver; grand director of ceremonies, D. M. Tattrie, Sandon; auditors; Geo. Schofteld, Vancouver, and  H. T. Thrift, White Rock;, deputy  grand secretary, L. G. Ray'nor, Port  Hammond; deputy grand lecturer to  the Grand Lodge of British America,  J. C. Scott, Victoria; deputy grand  chaplains, Rev. C. W. Whittaker,  Ladner, Rev. T. A. Osbqurne, Princeton, Rev. R. J. Mclntyre, Nelson,  Adjt. G. H. Dowcll, Victoria, Rev.  William Govier,  Port  Hammond.   -'  Chilliwack was chosen for Jthe next  Grand .Lodge meeting.  A MONSTER INITIATION  A monster initiation" will* be held in  Ebenezer Lodge on March ; .23rd,  when the, officers' chairs will be filled  by all the Past Masters/^bf the Lodge  and when/the Lodge expects to,iriiti-  ate 150 new;members. /  The lodge-shows continued ftrqsT  perity in all its branches, and despite,  the fact that this year it lost the  title of the Banner lodge of the province, next year it is the intention of  all the members of the lodge to see  that we again hold that proud titled  Among the visiting Brethren were  Bro. Birmingham, County Master;  Bro. Faull, from Australia, on whom  at the' request of the Supreme Grand  Master, Col. J: H. Scott, the lodge  confe^ed the Purple and Blue degrees, and Bro. Kentish-Rankin, who  gave the lodge a very interesting address on the Home Rule question and  who brought with him a book on the  question which could be obtained for  25 cents. ������������������..'"'..'���������  If we do riot already supply your  i,  r%y  ������������������*���������������������������  *  ���������*���������������������������  l>  f  ���������  f  requirements for  /  etc.  You should send for our samples  and prices.  It will pay you to buy  your supplies from us  i  WE ALSO CARRY  J)rug Papers  Fruit Papers  Toilet Papers  %  .Paper Pie Plates  Wooden Pie Plates  IceCream Pails  - Oyster Pails  ���������7  Prompt delivery to any part of the city*  \    ::  i:  :;  ::  ::  i  ::  & Wright  ?  Corner Homer and Davie Streets  Telephone Seymour 9565  Vancouver, RC.  ���������^^^l^^^^^^^^H^^^H^H'^X'^:^^^  m

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