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Manitoba a system of separate school*.  ._.    ,,,_... ...:.^...-r. ;v.v^,.T.;:;,i.-:.;..:v-i  <. y ;. :i, ��������� ���������-,/��������� .���������*>...   mOUft  Irtjl ���������.\���������  y. ���������,������������������_������������������ ,       . . . ������*i ���������..-'.-������������������<���������   '���������(��������������������������� t. ��������� ....-,���������-.-���������-������������������.'���������..,- ,' ',.'.      ...-. -g i. .- *"���������**���������".. .  |^ ^ ie floti.^^ ^ Sr^WW  ^ain^ *0g^^ IS^^  ment to rifht to^xereiae control of |aherie* in ter-,   * g^jojraw^ont-^2S2gJg^-3gfJijJ..^iie bUl did an injustice to other provinces |  S5*LS  Kghts^>a^ie^:m'E.:&:^ '��������� - ' -i���������ir'-   " ^  ."Pi".   9^/^_P^f?!^__{Vj^_i">ri^?,;;.ii  ^waneat confidep^ w-������^|������*hed.  ���������" '^it^'n^tajr^  ..A  ..".ji'ifii  ���������l^l&g^e^WlPraiw  Rewind ^w������oi>4 niiw^  ItoSGiilMpliiWp^^^  Not so lt>. Borden and h^ }  meducatioaijmai         ""���������*  ���������'"^���������''Ixli'i-'AJ-:^---'''--*'*-'?-  ;;biti  ' rcvtr,  rjmmW*9W9j$$  wmi%?$m������  4%.-:Hm  a^:^^e. A# ^ *>BSbW C0������*iW^^  ^ and demoMtrated that Qoebec .  iiece.  sis  in the Kootehay  i^^slMla;.  j__,-������������������ _i______ite^O.:-';:f.���������! i.^it^-'/iV Vi&'iV^ ���������'! ���������' J (W^v''':-5k.vT-Ji*S.''i-"V'! ���������'���������*'.  f foverwnent *^p|wrtara^o 99H;*)o*ftf9*^^.^Q^^  a������a|������o������l4l������^^  ������������SiSgF!5ilj^.;W "^- ri^;.w.; ������ki;*::I^W'+" ������mw\*nw������ no  ���������;^������*������,������*ii**i*>^  ��������� ->?������:'  FINANCIAL PBOVTSI0N8.  Inspection w4 c^rnV^������^  System ot sr^eohU Uc������n������e* declare^ bjf ex-  perta to be moat t?s|w^..������4|ft^^:;^r-:^:.:;:.  : 4. ^Ina*  entitled to oe naid and fo receive from th* Oor*rnm*nt of Canada, by half-yearly payment* in advanc*  o������^Br������td*y of January and Jnly In eacmrew-*^  *snd hre hundred an4 elgWy-fonr dollar* *ad nineteen cent*, being the equivalent of Interest at th*  rate of sftre p*r cent r������ir ������nn*m oo the *um of *even million *lx hundred and thirty-one thousand sis  bundr*d *������d *lfoty-tbr** 4������lUr* and *tf^  million, one hnntred *m9m9*9^^9a}mm :'nv#-;1wn#s4 hilars wd/four hundred and seveotrfve than-.  *and etght hundred *a< *1st**a dollars and nffoen cent* h*r*tofore advanced by the Government to the;  provtoc* for previncl*! purpo***.   ������������������������������������: ��������� ���������   -,   ,',���������'  Forest reveal, $13,000,0(K) mwven year*;  -expended in work* of development.  ^Sc^mfi^::javjfc::f^:������f an^utsl revenue ot9*iy^  eralmiiUon* of dollars o*������|a<iia^<|pwhiforeatathat  , ntay-not be exploited for half a cwtwy.  4^rfn4fi|i of public ownership, and polioy of  Tetfiining unearned increment for the people roc- ( i  ;.ognUed;^.; ���������;���������'       ���������-���������..', ���������:';      . -;;.���������.; :���������;..���������';; ������������������������������������'i--M-  Timber policy has introduced large amount  of capital to Province, and enormously expanded  i^Hwa|������jr#$i4nj^^  ���������2v1^hu������9red and s^^^liul*' jiifo^injj  output v������lued at ^fmf^fy^y '���������  New pulp and paper wWs&ry created witJr ���������  ^500,000 invested w mill plants atone, and em- f  ployiusj 8,000 people.  '     Thorough investigation of forest problems by  railway commission.  Fassinf of Forest Act, which is last word in  up-to^ate conservation legislation.  Batabliahment of a Forestry Borean.  Organization of comprehensive fire protec>  tion, regulating railway operations, and under-  taking the biggest campaign against fire hazard  yet attempted on the American continent. .:  Permanent conservation of timber supply.  Be-aflorestation and watershed protection  provided for.  ;Non������ezport of timber.  ATTo^wry (winptAL'i ^  Reconstruction of Companies Act'o#English'  Unes;^r:'.KV>-        :>: *:.        ,;    -:-.>^;-  Vs     Office of Registrar of Joint Stock Companies  made separate and attached to Attorney General's department.  Rigid extra-municipal control   of   sale   of  liquor under the best license system in the -world.  Assumption of control of fisheries in territorial waters.  Secured $140,000 for fishery licences, $56,000  of which came from Dominion Government as recognition of Province's snare in former years.  Taxation of caimeriss and saHeries.  k-    J^pecaon of factorttfe^-  ;'Inspection of electnea*-:  Inspection of insnras*)i*;(  ���������'���������"���������'', Inspection of legal oJipji __  ���������, ..Inspection of tram#i^fc|i^^  ���������:������������������  Iiicensing of clubs.  Change   of   refo  echools. ���������' ���������: __j___.- a-fc^^y  Establishment of jpti8jK$9p*J&  Establishment of firlsrisai|Mrl&l schools,  .Revision .of Statuti|^_^g_f  Arrangement to intjt|^p| JsJilcfish into Pro  ^ vincial waters.      '. ��������� -S^^pll  ; "��������� ���������-    (Contini  ���������Xv%  ___^As5.;"lPrWr'  were^ worth nracticaWy w������J^f: .NoZ**j#W  at 10 cents then, he would have had difficulty in  t. This aectloa *h*U be h*W to have com* Into force on the Urst dar of July, one thou������*n4 nine  . hundred and eight, and shall have, effect a������ if the nrst half-yearly payment thereunder was due to be  mad* on that date.     y,-y-y ; ,,'-:V'���������'.".'������������������ "���������'������������������ y'-'-'i:'-^y~y  ���������,���������:,:;.v^:v^ph*r* shall lie deducted from the aggregate of the sums payable under this ���������eetiou at the com-  ������������������ mfiicothent of this Act aUsupi* received on and/after the flrst day of July, one thousand nine hundred  : ,*W;;.elgbt, by the province from the Oove������m*at by way of interest on capital allowance in lieu of debt.  VVr 5. ���������luwnnuch a* under the provision* of this Act the province wilt not have the publte land as a  sosrcf i'Of revenue, there, shall, subject to the'arovi*lon* hersfasfter set out, be said by the Omreiamewt  to the province, by half-yearly payment* in advance, on the trst day* of January and July In each year,  an annual sum baaed upon the population of the provinces* from time to Ume ascertained by the quia*  quennlal cenau* thereof, a* follow*:������������������ *  The popdlatlon of the province being��������� sassmed to be on fbe flrst day of July, nineteen hundred and  eight, ever four hundred thousand, the asm payable until such population reaches eight hundred thousand shall be flv* hundred and sixty-two thousand five hundred dollar*;       -  Thereafter until such populathm reseaes one million one hundred thousand, the sum payable shall  ho seven hundred and W*y thousand dollars*  And thereafter the sum payable shall be one millloh one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.  s. Section A of chapter 50 of the Statute* of lttB is repealed, and alt lands (known as swamp lands)  transferred to the provinee under tbe said *eetlon 1, and not sold by ti_e province prior to the time at  which the terms and condition* of tats. Act have been agreed to by the Legislature of tbe province, *h*U  be iWranaforred to the Oovernment  t. The sums payable to the province wider subsection 1 of tW* section *hat! be luhfect to a deduction, at the rate of gve per cent per annum upon the difference between th* aggregste of the *um* for  which the said swamp lands were sold by; the province and the aggregate of th*.aum* from time to time  charged to the province by the Oovernment In connection with the selection, survey and transfer of  ���������ud^laad* and the sum* expended by the province which may be fairly chargeable to the adntiniatra-  tlon and>sale of such swamp land*. * . ;  4. "T^f" difference referred to In the next preceding subsection ehall be determined by the Qoveraor  in Coundl'after audit on behalf ot the Qovenunent.  6.   The sums payable to the province under subsection 1 of this section shall also be subject to *>'  ' deduction by reason of the allotment of land, to the extent of one hundred and afty thousand acre*.  . granted saa an endowment to the University of Manitoba under eection 2 of chapter 50 of the statute* of  1885, to Wit to a deduction of five per cent -per annum upon the Bum of three hundred thousand dollar*.  percent.  1 would be de|ighted if Premier McBride wouW  five, roe an offer to take up the whole of his I  ElOWTT CENT per-acre-land at One Dollar per  acre. 1 would very quickly find a way orrewsv-  ing the premier of his load of "Mountain Tops."  Tbe timber and mines alone would be a glorious  Ia������aet worth many times over the $. Premwr Mc-  Bride-could easily sell out at fl^Cl-piT^s^ra^TWs^  would be 100 per cent. gain^hNot vary had l>r  the McBride ao^inistratiop. But Mr. Jnlis^m^gt  feel as though be ha* written 1^ carelessly ������*>  f^thisto|iic. :  ;., ���������    :/.,'������������������ - ;f .���������  *^*/.*rWiWT^   w9*9**19A]99*}9*})m9   WrwTlrfw   vFtsW"h999   y ffir^rTwfJI  ������������������Province Stand* Well in* Councils of tfifb  f  Finance."  Copied from the Daily 8un of y������|i-  f  couver.  Again, and more of it 1 "British Columbia Credit Better than That of Other Provinces,  or STATES."  Vancouver patty ���������'SUN."   The  I   Sun says the following is an "Unbiased View."  T   Read carefully:   "British Columbia has better  credit in the financial world than any other pro-  ^    : tvofiwiiyos aw wsge "#  ;s.:  industrial   *  6. Thl* section shall be held to have come into force, in *o far a* the provision* directing and  affecting.the half-yearly paymenta in advance under subsection 1 of this section are concerned, on the  first day of July, nineteen hundred and eight and shall have affect a* If the first half-yearly payment  thereunder was due to be made on that date.  7. There shall be deducted from the aggregate of the sum* payable under the next preceding subsection at the commencement of this Act all awns received on and after the first day ot July, nineteen  hundred and eight, by the province from the Oovernment onACcount of indemnity in lieu of public land*.  8. As an additional allowance in lieu of public land, there shall be paid by the Government to the  province, one-half on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and twelve, and one-half on the first day  of July, nineteen hundred and thirteen, to assist in providing for the construction of necessary public  buildings, two hundred and one thousand seven hundred.and twenty-three dollars and fifty seven cents,  a sum equal to the difference between the total payments made by the Government to each of the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, under "The Saskatchewan Act" and "The Alberta Act" respectively.  for the like purposes and the sums already paid by tbe Government on account of tbe construction of  the Legislative Buildings and the Government House at Winnipeg.  ? *' REAL AND OTHER PROPERTY RIGHTS.  S. All Crown lands, mines and mineral* and royalties incident thereto in the territory added to  the province under the provisions of thl* Act and the interest of the Crown under "The Irrigation Act"  in the waters within such territory, shall continue to be vested in the Crown and administered by the  Government of Canada for the purposes of Canada, aubject to the provisions of any Act of the Parliament  of Canada'with respect to road allowances and road* or trails in force immediately before the coming  into force of this Act  ^  wauijw  The whirligig of time is bringing its revenges  T' to the once all powerful liberal party, with a  *f   vengeSnce.  In British Columbia we have rumors  of contests and withdrawals from contests; here  ������   and there some show of a fight, but it is a weak  and dispirited Opposition that  faces the  solid  phalanx of the McBride Government these days.  All-this for want of s leader with principles snd  of strong character.  Some think brains carry further than character in a leader, and this is where  the Liberal party are falling down today.  That they have plenty of men with brains, no  one can doubt, but that when it comes to high  character with strong convictions and sound principles to back them, this is where they fall down  before the sovereign people.  King Demos, who rules today, is not quite such  a fool as many would like to think; on the. contrary, he is often as hard-headed and harder than  the rest of us, snd knows right well in the present  contest which party is likely to be of most benefit  to his class snd for the strong development of the  country.  I predict a clean sweep for McBrides Government in Vancouver. At the present moment it is,  in sporting parlance, 20 to 1 on the field, all in  run or not. Extra allowance for weight for the  "Tombstone" class, which tipsters will do well to  mark ' 'crocked" at the post, having caught the  "rubber stamp and growl complaint," and is  now thought to be incurable, for such long standing,   i  The paving.of Seymour street is going apace,  (Continued        . wage 4) Hi?"* tfs-ffl *������? -n-*1   ������      -��������������� 1  THE WESTERN ���������ALL.  ���������������������������������������������������������������M'frfl-M ���������1"1"S-** I *******   ������"!��������� ���������!���������������������������������������!��������� ���������>���������!'-I''l-l-'1'<l������4-4!'t'< * M1 ��������� I ***  -������  Are at hand and you are needing new Garden Tools.  We have carefully selected a stock of Spading Forks,  Hoes, Trowels and, in fact every necessary article, even to a  wheelbarrow and can supply you promptly and at prices so  low that you will be surprised as weltas pleased. Secure  yours now and be ready for the real warm weather that will ;  soon be here. '  Tbe Abercrombie Hardware Co, ui  PHONE:   Sey. 3025  781 QRANVILLE ST. :  Correspondence  SOUTH VANCOUVER  assessment values have been com-  jplained of in the past���������so much so. a*  to pass far beyond the figure* land  was offered for sale.  The   school   situation    ia    very  strained���������person* desirous of acting  Burdened  With  Illegally Contracted  tean*--What About These Now   f  Proposed?  Editor Western Call: Very recently  this municipality haa been plunging I ss' trustees get their election mad*  headlong into enormou* borrowing*,  to very little purpose, eafiept to provide what the Hindoo calls "work"  to a' complete string of hangers-on at  4th* coat-tail* of the various council-  men. With the securing of the prater  work* Installation and.ths million-  dollar road by-i*w,r there grew up an  army,of lnh*bIt*fetsj?Uvihg on the  taxes-paid by their forerunner*. The  class ot workers are no: better or  worse than those on Vancouver dvie>  Job*���������Just abpnt a* bad, vnerhsp%, on  the average. These persons are, put  forward at election times' for,a.place  'Jon the voters' list and to- *n-{enor-  men* extent crowd put the vjoda of th*  settled community who .^uavo,' Paid  taxes for many years, white the new-  '**** IM IHHIIHI I'M **** *+   ** I** KM*** **������ ������������*"��������� *******  Fish Fresh  Daily  M  CfiHMERCIAL  DRIVE  PHONE:  SEY. 3653  Lent  This Ja the season f������ Flak  tr  I ���������*���������* fartsly Silly  Cod *  Halibut     ^ ,  8almon  Sole*  Smelt*  Herring  Salt Cod  All kind* of Smoked  WbaT*  -Ufa  *>* ********** I M������I' ******* 4 l">   i**i*****************'****i  ; Abt-Dbamas  Cqhepy  ������������������tff*. mWBOOF THEATRE"  TN xmo9% up-to-date family tlieinre In  Vancouver*  *  : fmm Pimp! Monday, Wednesday, Friday  * Matinees >n Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ]\  Every care and courtesy shown to children.  Our X-flay System of Indirect Lighting insures a clear soft ::  ���������   picture which is particularly easy for the eyes,  Your inspection cordially invited/.   '  ;   EoTJCATtONAT-  vcmt :  i 1712 COiWMPRCUI. PRlV-Pl  ^**^4^^^^'^*********4******   **************************  sare by promises of various kind* to  persons of ^various kinds, chiefly concerning the buying and selling of land  for school site*. The court* are now  being appealed ������ to in one Instance.  Charges of malfeasance have been  madSrJn other instances, bnt without  any action being taken to force the  tmtb put \  Perhaps the outcome of the oae under the public eye wijl bring forth the  offender ia several school site graft*,  as sJMged an tbe election platform*  and in ratepayers' meeting*.  In nearly every ease of purchasing  school lands the prices paid have been  treble e* quadruple oil what the bind*  eotdd have been bossjht for at auction  or arbHration. '  on Baturdiy,  March SS. THB IJU\%  *r  ******* I **************** **  *******4'***********l*4****l  I MR. PAINTER!  Your Attention for a Moment i  We'carry the largest stock of  PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHED PAPER HANGERS' J  TOOLS AND BRUSHES  In Grandview.  Just Hing S^mour 8691  * And we will do the rest. Yoii will find our price right, i  /  CORPORATION OF 80UTM  -     VANCOUVIR.  comer* merely-have paid evenness) Watob the grafter*  than one year** instalmlat on tapir*���������  properties. Such a class '.as this  should not be allowed.to oa#a vote  for any money by-law*, The' law distinctly calls for the] Ngtstafvl owner* as, the eligible persons toi vote.  Other outside municipalities have to  comply with that regulation. Even  South Vancouver had a taste of it  When lately contemplating taking on  a part of Vancouver's city debt by  the'annexation route. A* all the previous borrowing by South Vancouver  has been Initiated by * mean* of tlm  padded. Illegal system of voting, it'1*  high time that the strict letter of the  law Is adhered to.  the fool passing of the propositi new  loans. It Is all .tommyrbt to say that  the present voters will bear the brunt  Ctouhell and Committee Meeting*.'  v Council Meeting, 2 p. m.  "  ftnanceXtommlttee, 9:30 a. m.  Saturday, .'..'.  April 6th  Saturday April 20th  Monday .....May Oth  Monday  :  May 20th  Wednesday ..*���������...< . June ,6th  -,_*   _,������ _*_     . Thursday ...-.'  June 20th  This will prevent __,.   , - .   --  ^^mJh,.- Friday ,.: July 5th  Saturday *....  July 20th  of paying tax**, for If you could, take Tuesday  Monday  . i. ���������*. ��������� ���������  ... .........  ������������^.,.������������.  *...... i  >.......  i.........  ...i August 5th  .. /KAng*t-20th  . September 5th  8e*temb������r 20th  ...October 6th  October 21sj  November Sth  November 20th  ******* | Hll *** **********   **********4 IIIHrHIIMH  | RieHMQNP'S 3AZAAR;  1513 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Getting Ready for a Big Sale  Keep your eye on us. -^  House cleaning now on.    Every convenience sold at  RICHMOND'S BAZAAR  I   PHONE: Scrmosr MSf L ' 1513 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  ^���������VM.*���������!��������� 'M.4���������������>���������<���������+++W1-' ***������������������������������������������������*   ****4**4'***K ************  Thursday  Friday ..  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  December 6th  Friday   pecember 20th  Police Committee, 0:30 a. m-  Health Committee, 10:30 a .m.  Board of Work*, 2 p. jp.  Fire, Water and !4sht 7:30 p. m.  Tltbrsdsjr  April 4th  Fridayy-...  April tftb  Saturday  ,....:  May 4th  Saturday,  May 18th  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thnra/lay .  Friday y...  Saturday .  Monday ..  ���������K'..> Jane 4th  .,~, :\ June 10th  ....... July 4th  July J9tb  .. Augat 3rd  August 10th  ������a**a*<r.������  Wednesday ������������������,-  September 4th  Thursday ;������������������ September J������th  Friday ���������,  October 4th  Saturday ~........ October 10th  Monday  * November 4th  Tuesday   November 19th  Wednesday December-4th  Thursday .' December 19th  NOTE���������For future    reference cut  this out. %  JAS. B. SPRINGFORD. C M, C.  >.  r  F  RIDE-  an  CLEVELAND BICYCLES  Agents: BERRY BROS., 612 Hastings St. East  REPAIRS AND QVERHAUUNO A 5PECIALT/ ..  UTILITY   BOARD  The Ideal Substitute for Lath  and Plaster  It    is    \y������terpj  ml  Juhj  rproof,  Rigid, jiii<l Jhony be  u^e<1 oil the Walls,  . pAnelled! or pMi.ered,  ��������� without' the risk of  splitting at thejoints,  ������n<l Iveing^ifltKlerute  in price is ail thatcAn  >'e tlesired'for finishing the.snlei'ior walls  an'l<eUings of Bungalow or Mansion.  Samples and Prices  t:oin unTAgent.  W. C. THOMSON & CO.  ������������������p "      y-Ncouven. e. c..  319 Pender Street  Pnone Sey. 3394  TRY  Hay, drain, Fee<J and  Poultry Supplies  Diamoh4 Chlc|| food  Pratt's ttg^o-  ,-'   ducer -y.-yy,  y'^'l^tl-S^^y^.  ��������� ���������.' ���������     ��������� ' ��������� '-���������' .s ��������� ,'���������'.    ��������� y.x.  Prompt Delivery  _ Courteous Treatment .  Garden t^ols  Our Spring Stock of  HOES, RAKES, FORKS, MOWERS and SHEARS. '  Is now in, so that we are now in a position   '  to fill your requirements.  : 1714-1716 Park  Phone: Seymour 1691!  1 Branch: JOYCE RD., Collingwood E.      PbfiM W -;;  !s4������i������ioi������i������i������i*i*������oist������i������ t*r������i������������s<������<st������isistsiSis< >  \'*  PMRESt   ������  ���������fflesSs������B)sfert64 *  Its. SsfSMirCrm  Wieej 1W-1M mm Blocl  25 Hastings Street. East  A. M;  Auctioneer,  Appraiser snd Nottry Public for British Columbia  General Real Estate, Mintaff Broker, Financial Agent'  an saiWlsas view of the district you  womld find tremsndons   soiesgs  of  wooded land, untoaclied by the ad-     ...  ���������ane* of  real estate *lgn*;   many p*tttrdsjr  inllss^ot- street* have very ���������cattered*  shsehs throof hoot  Only st the varl-  on* tirmlnl of ear lines < do yon find  elostSTS oflfttle home*, which mark  ths plaess wjOTfr the end of the car  Unas n**4 to he, and then where the  ear now mns'to yo������ will find nam-  hers of dwelUns* cro^nf np l������k*  msshrdbms. * Very slowly ths Jntsr-  ���������enlnf spsoss fill np. ��������� -  Ths speculator Is setlre  aroond  these tpota, and hnlldlnf and selllnf  toes on, raselUnf takes pises when  the buyer f!u4s oat the res! condition*  of trylnf to Jive In s plsee where the  water service Is ss rotteft ss the ear  ���������ervlee.   Both are hold-op*.  Tht* ���������peculator stsnds In with the  bunch that wants to borrow more million*.    If the assessment value Is  doubled this year to suit the ''feneyal  revenue" Idea* of the council, as In  past year*���������which no doubt they fully  intend to do���������this will not fsse the  speculator.   He will not .have to pay  the taxe*.  The reslstered owner,.I* the person  who Is compelled to pay the taxes  The other party does not have to,  and Is never compelled to part with  his money for tsse*.  How 1* It done?  Just simply raise  the price on the lot tWhen you find  the sucker to buy st the ftaiire you  ask, he pay*���������If you are the speeu*  istori;" ' "���������  '.'.     .  Ths poor wicker get* roped In fof  the high taxes heaped en him by the  Speculative element^ which   ha*   It*  names on the voters'list.  Some of that sidewalk has* even  vanished from the face of the earth-  It did not la*������ two year* in some  places.   In other portion* sidewalks  ���������have been taken up for over sis;  month* of the year and much ha* had  to be replaced with money derived  from the, "general revenue", schenie.  By the way, there wa* lost year Sufficient money' raised to pay Interest  on some four million* of borrowed  ioioneyv Tmji was wasted in a great  many V*y������;1 For instance, they built  a small h*H building ������t the corner  next to the cilLy graveyard, for civi$  mantpulationary devices, called council business; .a small lock-up and several other; sample institutions, between  water and' fire. They are perhaps  contemplating running, a., tombstone  foundry a* a municipal ownership enterprise. How can any' sane persons  expect a city hall next door to a city  of the dead to be of any value to the  community a* an asset���������yet such was  the condition of mind of those inside  its walls (meaning the old building)  when the present brick box was contemplated. /  As a revenue-producing property  for tax purposes, the land close to  the cemetery will be a perpetual burden to'the innocent owners who purchased to make their homes there because the lots were cheap. They will  prove exceedingly dear as the tax  rate rises, and aided" in the stiff rise  by the bursting assessment soon to  be declared.  -Selling valve* are Inflated, but tax ������OR. St* AVE. ssd WESTMINSTER 9J>.  *������tl'M"l''li'H %**** KM*tf<ll������ **4 ***** III I UMIHII rliSS  lDe ReBable Stieet Metal Works  ;   3127 Wwiwlnster Rd. PHone: Fairmont 8������8 "1:  i   iii i ������������������r������������������  l Cornwes, Jobbing and Roofing  FUHNACE WOUKA'SPJJCJAI-Ty.  ;   C. Prririfton SN C. M^gnone  **************************   ****** H<iitiilii|iitii|i1n|..|������|itf **f  mmaamams*mmmm*mmmmmmmkmmsmasm*mmmBmmm^  *********** I * I'M 'fJ ******* I  ****** *****; ****** *********  I CORNER I4fll AVBNUP <W������ W������IN 8TRPPT  _N  i  For PHW0S and PRESCRIPTIONS  Call Fairmont $14  Stationery, ^guzines, Toilet Articles, Cigars :  and Tofrncco*  ��������� <���������: : i : .   J. R. DARHNQ-Your PrHggist' ,  ************[*���������*************  *>**4*****4<*<**i<m***<*<W*4*  Phonej Fair. J86  2471 WESTMINSTER RD.  \\ cor. brOXb\vav "   y jj  ITS  PHONE  FAIRMONT  J5JO  9840  **************************  4"l>M"\<****<Y*"l<l>***<*i*' 1 Vt.\<**  ������������������*' imontisToas: ?,  CB. SALTEFo   91. a if mloro from 111* Or ��������� .,  y ,    ,���������      ;:        99909 ; ;'       '    ''���������' *  '. ��������� We have a good clean selection of ' ;:  .   Chocolates, Candies and Table fruits  We have a big line of Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobaccos to choose from  Agent* for WomahVBaicery Bread and Conf ecttpnery. .���������  Milk, CrEah, Buttermilk, and, Butter Fresh Daily;  I **.*****.*********** **'* **.**��������� ********4 I * **4< 1 ii M H III ������������������  ***********$.*<*****I*{>****���������*. **************4***********:  !    Phofie^   Fairmont 938 1605 MAIN ST.   I  *  %  *  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  SASH, DOORS^ MOULDINGS  Bicycles, Baby Buggies,  Lawn Mowers, Electric Irons  etc., repaired.  Saws Filed  1.  Fairmont Repair Shop  John Waybrant, Prop.  Xr  *  *  X  Contractors and House Builders  Carpenters and Fraineworkers  We have .just what you require  iSASH and DOORS M4DJE_ON PREMISES TO ORDER  DRESSED and FINISH LUMBER of HIGH GRADE  No order too large for us to handle promptly.     No order  .* too small to receive careful attention.  ���������  *  <*  * ** I l i* 11 * i m 1II14 III H I ������ SII 1111UII Hill III11 tmt ������-������-f-*������-fa-^--������  'WP'WSPB  t*  :������  ���������> >\  : layers; ;vsn<# #iite, large and v|g- j i  orous������ j^ <g^  iding, Lulu Island  ' ^ftii'iwisTi n* t i 11 i i'i#M*>r������ -M- '^m ,My������4,Mf *>> fo,*^*  Woodwa  '\$:  (By the Rev. A. B. ������rlpialdt( JtA.>  ipNSi  The possible descent of <ra������i������ Victoriafrom Kjng Da- ������  vtd was flrst entered upon tk the present .d*������'by;!iev. F. B.  A..Glover. M.A.("En������Taa������ tfee Bemnaniof {adah." Ion-  don. 18������1). He dirt .not, however, atteinpt/ to ������tve,< the  Siealosr link by link, Hw.eaftet tat*vttie,..*roofi': la fit*  U Since then the whofo iubJfeTat^  snceatry has been, further e^ainlhMS: byj vlHou* atSdents  and writers on diir hraelltlah' origttk .���������Jfe J.C. Stephens -.  has complied a '.'ChnlSuostcal Chart, ^algwoir tit* Coonac-,  tion between th* Ho^oFbavia���������laWWFntafM Family',  of Britain." (UveTp_*UTl*7T.) Thla S������Sea the descent  from Abraham to. ZeSj*lah Ja "full,"** wfinS In Matthew.  It then -Slvea twelve generations, only. betweeO Heremon,  B.C. 680. and VIctoHe^ A^. 111*. tbui������7W courae, omitting a great number of Mnka. -ffhe deeoeat of.our Royal  Family; from .the royal line of Judah la, however, no new  dlnoovery... The Saxon king* traced'ttuM^afveabaok to  Odlh, who:was traced back to Wa de*^t from^DayW,  as may be seen In a very ancient lC.il.- ;������&>, the Herald's  College. London; and In Sharon Tiurner.:::4?SHUt6ry of the  AnKlo-Saxone." voL 1.) The full.and: coiaplete^genealogy  of Victoria doea not appewTr-ta have been evet printed;  and ;lt has, therefore, been * thought4ffl*t It would, be  useful, aa Well as inter**   " ' *  for reference and tesfl  ���������rorka of reference  have  TMR������yaV Ganealbctes.'?   "  T Ireland.*   Dublin.   , ���������. ..  mdon, 1*14);  77irk."xfgaine ^r������ the ar*el,(rWnediO year*).  72. K. Ck>T>hthaxA*C<>albreag (reitnsd tO JW*)*,  7s. VelkMB*.' *  " a        * & * ",,*Hg  74. Jaran Qleofathach <rel*n<*d<r>ears>. s0\* Jf y,  tt. K.$������sfc Cnaaldh Ceelgach (reifned 4 years).  76. K. OllloH* Calsthlachach (reigned 16 *4SlS>.  77. K. Secbsldh Foltcathan (r������l������n*d II yegra). .-,  78. K. Aosgnt Tolrmh*ex������h Tsemhnrth traits** tt  4   *   *"   **���������������)* i  Tfl.K. Sana Alghneach (refcned'as years),  to: Labhia Lutes. -        . ,            '  81. Blathochta.               x  tt. s**s*SBhnln Wamhss.  ^g^^o^pnt'iton^pecoTd,, both  :   In lta compilation reliable   _een u������ed--������-ich...aa.-Anoenou  *   tendon. +Mtf*r  1721),' LayoUne C  f������. Rbighneta Raadh.  V   \  i^iTiji-VVii. iffn "i y������\.i$?f.'*. :*'"* *' ,'^i*'*"fci'"'J"'"t,'M r*'ii.:*>"**'rf't!'1':  ���������^sa^:iiiA.li������^  ���������s^  . MRoyaV OenealbjrM,  of Ireland."*   Dublin.  Rlatorlcal AaIas.^ol  .. . _.  tioned above, fad- oOvera.. Perfect  be expected. In such an- attempt;  but 1  ' the genealogy^la as correct aa*urpr������w������-.-.���������  thle 9!Spcuro'*>d Intricate subject Will j^i^t  : ;ln ������������������ ;<hM|Diprlni| ;^lstr'teo** '^have; ;ft;  or, OiipeSxed  to^tfrtlrr names.   The totrt after private  *am������*>re*er^to their birth and death^,������*|>fe^tti^Sover-;  elgn'a   names,   to  their, accession   and death.. Wherever  known *he  wive*- haV*5sbe*n: mentioned.^ B������ldM -those'  menUorirt In Oen������sis._������(tae:M>^ been obtalp^  lano (!*Tlttf Talmud,^K"fisB**������?viW7������   b. and A- stand fori  ;tok&\*y^1**^'^P^''^ y-. ":"'.*!::B;i  *84* ^t8#0BIbwW"  relived 16 years).  ^|toW^RD-  Jt. K. UiStuOaVl  8*. 1L Crtowhtha_r  M. FearaldbjuA Won 1  II. K: I^diadh FlonohUdh (iwlaiied 10 y**^  :' 91 K. Toathal Teachtnw (ralgned 10 years).  M. K. 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' No other medium wijil ^ive you such general and  such   satisfactory   information   atout  Methodist  activity in this great growing province.   Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement.   Send your subscription to  MM8erleluodW.|et������rtetP.*r.C���������������Lt-.   ��������� ���������   ?!0orH,|.C. t  $1.00 ���������  Qno Yoor  ������������������-t''><��������� ���������!' 't-l-���������>���������!���������'������'���������������'l"l'���������!��������� ���������!��������� 'gi'I'"'!1 -8' ��������������������������� ������������������ ��������� *01'ii'^tHB''f'4 t*t''t<���������������'���������������t'-t"! *>���������! t'-S ������t'��������������������� >'<��������� t������'  '���������***************+**&W I'-'U'tl lit"!;.***p* 14144444'  | Pltonoi Bayvlow 1102  VAN  +  'n'-".  : ^o*iidIe>ll:ktedso|^tFlo^^  Fern Dishes in gpreafcviuiety.      Fine Primulas at 25c each.  Funeral Design*.      Weddfng Bouquet* made up.  '-'- hardens designed  ��������� y . ������ndl*i(_out. "      -'^. ;_/ Y:-y ���������  We have a large varietv of Palms to choo*>.ftoin.> ���������  /'���������'   Choose your Bedding Plant* now from our choice selection. k  999 Broadway W.* 1>   Cor. Broadway and Oak  T������������H������n,:CSt. lElTIEt SSS UtatffIT  Sl������������ii|i40:.������ > H '' *"������ 'i+**;i**'*+ ii-1II I'M*  1. Adam (B.O. 4000-^070), Eve.  ^������������������r������-*::*tt*3'(t-ttfc-sSfs^^  ;,' '���������-8i'-.Bn������S:-;(S;C.^87S^^W)^i������'-::::"  4; Cainan (B.C3. tSTe-ptTeB).  5.Hahalaleel (B.Oi*SSiJS^27l0)C   ^  ���������: JSrM (B.C: 8640^*678^  TV Enoch (B;C^887l^Sv1������); ^  8. Methuealah (B.C. 8818^-2344),  .. Lamech (B.C. 8liS^t844)y  10. Noah (B.C. 2944���������2004), Naamab.  :il^ Shem <B;a ttM^tt);:'������:;/'  12. Arpliaxad (B.C. 8842���������1904).  ^.saiah<;B.C;:t807���������ttmh yy  :-Ml������.;������eher :<B.O-t271-Ttl*7>.vV /'.?; ^ :<  :i;V-i^/Pelegr:Cti^^tt43?-������SM);*  xx i* ������in (_������������^ ttit^aoi������s    -y  M>lt;!mWaI:(9ffi*^-^^  IS. Nahor (B.C:; 8������*t^808tK  19. Terah (B.C. 2122-^088), Amtheta.  20. Abraham (B.C. im-1817), 8arah.  yti. Iaaac (S.C. 18ts^7VA>-Rol>e*ah;  28. Jacob (B.C. 4837���������lf������0>, L������������h.  v^Jtt.^o^vi&B^^li:"- ""   -,;��������������������������� 'ftsV^ssilosu-i yix.yyy  >yM;}l*W^y:^mm^  -;:^:tM4Mnjnaaab;:.;4^:v''^i  .;." ?|7;:^������**hoii.i ������������������ '^y t:������t t  ^v"8*,':Salmo������T'..vi:^ftv;i;" "  80. Boa* (B.C. 1818),  ^aOv'Obed.v- ���������"-:��������� ' yy.i:  81 K Wavld (B^ joiR^Oioi; $al^eh*A v  83. K. Solomon (B^J ,������38^97Sli, Naamah*  34. K. Reboboam (B.a 858���������955).     ir  8BV ft; AhUam  (B.C 958���������955).  .  88.%. Asa (B.C. 955���������914). Azubah.   ^ ��������� -  37. It; JehoBhaphat (B C 914���������889)^ t-  38. K. Jehoram (B.C. 889���������885), Athsltsh;  39. K. Ahazlah.(S.C. 908���������884), Zlhlah/U .  40. K. Joash (BO. 885���������839), Jehoaddah; -  41. K. Amazlah (B.C. b. 864^ d. 810). Jecoflah.  42. K. Uzalah (B.C. b. 826. d. 758), Jerushtm.  43. ������. 7otbam (B.C. h. 783, d. 742). :       ^;r  44. K. Aba* (B.C. n. 787, g> 726), Abi/  46V"tT- Hezeklah (B.C. b. 751, d. 698), Hepbslbah.  46. K Mana**eh (B.C. b. 710, d. 643), Meihullemeth.  47. Kv Amen (B.C. b. 621, d. 641), Jedidsb.  48. K. Joilah (B.C. b. 949, d. 610), Hamutah.  ;49. K. Zedekiah (B.C. 578���������599).-       vyy 'y  -M (rHNGS OF IBEIAND.)*  50. K. Heremon (fl! B.C. 580), Tea Tephl.  61. JC.  Irlal Faidh (reigned 10 year*. -.  52. K. Bltbrlall (reigned 20 year*).    .  o37Foltalh; ���������--yr-.y-yrr. .::���������-: '- '-������������������yy: -- - v-���������.  54. K. Tlghernma8 (reigned 50 years).  55. Eanbotba.   ���������" ."."  y. - ��������� ;������������������ ���������;:/. ;���������'������������������  56. -BnlorgulL  57. K. Fiachadh Labbrlane (reigned 24 years).  58. K. Aongus Ollmuchaidh (reigned 21 years).  59. Madlri. ,;  60. K. Rotheachta (reigned 25 years).     >.  61. Deln.  ���������������������������''��������� *  62. K. Slorna Saoghalach (reigned 21 years). .  63. Oholla Olchaoin.  .������ 64. K. Giallcbadh (reigned Syeara).  65. K. Aodhain Gla's '(reigned 20 years).  66. K. Simson Breac (reigned 6 years).  67. K. Mulreadac;. Bolgrach (reigned 4 years).  68.. K. Fiachadh Tolgrach (reigned 7 years).  69. K. Duach Laldhrach (reigned 10 years).  70. Odchaldb Buaigllcrg.v  ���������i* Tireach (reiSd 80  -Molgmeodhin (relghed 7  WvSnWJaaa^m^^'^t  %  ���������&V-  WSSx  xyysxyx  WM  ^ym.-m  'yy^MM*.  y:M:^m^^m..  ^;:\^t*V-K^***JlBili  >l;-tf::m.iM?*V9iikm������am-:#  yy:<m5*^:xyg  ^^;-.':^04V* \ls*i*B*)^6l^.-|sm]fi^  ���������z&r-m:m9*ma*?t9;  mmw^mymy:'^^;''"  ; 111. Finnan. ,; <, u^gjt^my^-ik:yy������������������:-y :;fe-i?;������������ ;:s#?  ;<jttfclt$*^^  n������mm^9awm^m^mm^  immwofi''"""  %**\ K. Cpn������������tth 11; (o% AJ). fH).  120. ^ Malcolm (isAW^   H$2mt&99te^^ '&&&���������&?< y^mm  184. K. Duncan l^W. AD. 1*40). Isaret.of England  - 125. Kk Malcolmlil^Canmoro (AP. 5������6^l09t), ������*^  ���������;   JtuV K. David V (4. A.D. 1153), Mand of Nortbum-  < V 127.���������:Prince:Henn^i.A^;U6s)V'A^I^  128. Barl Davl**o\ A4) 4819), Maud ol Chester.   'y  ������������������ .'.189. Isobe] m^obert"Brocs;:w.;;v^-^  r   180. Robert Brace TV. m. Isobe] of Gloucester.  181. Robert Bruce',-v in Martha of Canto*.        -  132. K- Rojiiert VI. Brute (A.D. 1306���������1329), Mary Of  ;':���������;,-������������������.���������.-v--.���������"'���������.,..fBnrke.-. ;:���������..���������.���������'���������������������������!,.  133. Margary Bruce m. Walter Stewart HI.  134. K. Robert II. (d. A.D. 1390), Bupbemia of Ros*  d. A.D. 1376). ./;>-;���������>,: ���������"  135. K. Robert  III.   (d. A.D. -1406)/ Arabella Drum-  mond (d- A.DM401).  136. K. James I. (A.D. 1424���������1437), Joan Beaufort  137. K. James II. (d. AD. 1460), Margaret ol Quel-;  dres (d. A.D 1468),      ������  7       ���������  138. K. James III. (d. A.D. 1-.88), Margaret of Den-  . mark (d. AD. 1484).       ������  139. K. James IV. (d. AD. 1543), Margaret of Eng-  Ifend (d. AD. 1639).    ^j->        K-"  U0. K. James V. (d. AD; I542),l������a1ry of Lorralhe  ������" : -..���������'���������;���������. -.*.;. ,. -(d. a.d.'1560>. -: -c-yf' y\y;-\     :y:y'y  14t Q^ Mary (di AiD.4587), Lord .Hehry/Darhley. ^1,  (Sovereign* of Great.Britain.)  ���������*���������'  142. K. James VI. and I. (A.D. 1603���������1625), Ann of  '���������':-'������������������       Denmark. :"-'' .-v-.  143. Princess Elizabeth (1596^-1613), K. Frederick of  "..''Bohemia.'  144. Princes* Sophia m. Duke Ernest of Brunswick.  145. K George .I.    (1698���������1727),.  Sophia   Dorothea  ;   Zelle (1667���������1726).  146. K. George II. (1727���������1760),. Princess Caroline of  v Auspach  (1683���������1737).  -, 147. Prince Frederick ol Wales (1707^-1751), Princess  : Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.  148. K. George III. (1760���������1820), Princess Victoria of  150. Q. Victoria (b. 1819, 1837���������19J)1), Prince Albert  of Saxe-Coburg. ,,-,  151..K. Edward VII. (b. 1841, c. 1902), Princess Alexandra of Denmark.  t������j-  K^*m  m-  i$i^  ''^M^Smmm  tial. pemanenUy located at  ���������yx-W^:^:^,*jbl^:V^  ^fi^SWU!]  ^.i7  / ^\|  fali^^nojlofy  7S3 BROAPWAV, CAST Near Scott  '    |t)������ LAOISS' and GENTS'  C^4UNIN0,   PBES8INO Al������>  RWAWOfO  Phone: Fairmont 172  LADIES' MUttS ������ADS TO OSOW  1  HALB OLD MEN.  ^ Not long ago a spirited man of eighty-five sat  At our desk and dilated upon his future life* plans  with as much zest as any youth could do.  "I "jitenti to have good times during the,next  fifteen yesrsj" he jovially said, and if he lives, he  'wiH;:A"?\ ���������'    {������������������'j*'  '; "While at Bay View recently we were mrown~  into pleasant association with Rev. Dr. Seth Reed  nnd.wife, and we feand "the grand old man of  Detroit conference" all intent on the selection of  last, who plans to have his best times in his latest  years.  Not many weeks ago the newspapers were telling how James B. Hammond, the typewriter inventor, hsd sailed on the first lap of a series of  trip* that-wilt eventually take hi maround the  world. This plucky American sailed away on his  new ninety-five-foot gasoline yseht Louger II. She  is equipped with sail, and Mr. Hammond expects  to get about fifteen knots out of her when the  breezes are favorable and the engines are going  at top notch."  He is seventy-three years old iand expects to  gasoline through the seven seas snd "most of the  a lot and the building of a cottage, the same as      ���������_���������_ _. ���������,_ w_,^  be did a tWrd of a century ago, when^hsjtiroble    iakerfor the mxt7we"nty-aeven years,"o7 untifhe  resort was first opened.   It was on his motion in    reac^ the hundred mark;   Then, he declares,"he  em; WICKENS  .���������-,-:.; ; ".'.'.,..-:���������-.' >?; '"...;-  The People's Cartage  Main Street and Bodwell Road  Phone: Fairmont 1544  the long ago that the place was called Bay View,  and he drove the first nail in the floor of the great  ^auditorium which has echoed so long to the strains  of -music and of eloquence. About sixteen years  ago Bd. Reed sold his cottage and had not visited  Bay View since until this year, and now he pro-  eposes to re-establish himself there���������a commendable thing to do. A man is never too old to do  what he feels he ought:  Thomas. A. JJdison asserts that he intends to  live, to be at least 150 years old, snd that' he  knows how to live that long.  "I work eighteen hours a day," he says, "and  wijl turn his ship over to the government as a  model of the perfect motor ySpbt of-this period.  He has a refrigerating plant to cool the ship in  summer, and a heating plant for use in winter. His  skipper is a Finn, Capt. Into; the eook is the^skipper's wife, and the skipper's cousin is the wireless operator. Mr. Hammond has aboard also a  nurse; a masseur, a secretary^ a*chauffeur, Pinkie,  a phonograph and an automobile, for which there  is a cockpit garage especially constructed from  designs of Mr. Hammond.  ' At first thought the whole project seems foolish  and impossible, but with all the comforts of home  sleep six.   The six that I put in bed are filled thus provided for, why should not this rich old  with solid rest and are plenty for me.   I eat regu- man satt away if he wants to on a 27-year cruise  larly, but only a Kttle at a time, and I find my ere he weighs anchorfor the cruise that will know  best rest in my work.   I think that the man that no ending?   The lakes and seas be will now sail  keeps right on at his work keeps himself young." have shores, but there is a shoreless sea that fire  XTiidoubtedly there is wisdom in that last hint, cannot warm, nor ice cool, nor automobiles tra-  Youth cannot forsake the man who keeps right verse, nor wireless operators compass.   It is to be  on doing things whether he gets old in years or hoped that Mr. Hammond, and all other brave old  not.  It is far better to die trying to achieve than men who keep doing things, is as well equipped  to exist uselessly while waiting to die. ��������� for the eternal voyage as for tfce comparatively  The world admires the man who is game to the brief one he has now entered upon.  If you once cook a Christmas  Dinner with DRY WOQP you'll  never rest content with any  other. Our Wood is Dry Wood.  $6 00 per Cord, delivered.  RPQHERTY  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Ptione: Fairmont uoi-k  Great West Cartage ie.  Limited       ^  SF.Andwwa      H.W.Bnto      JwCTaaasat  H. H. William  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano mover*  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Damage Claims Handled  ' Customs Brokers  Forwarding and Distributing Agent*  Plume *. Seymour 7474  Itt Los Ms., Cr. HssUsfS ft AstStt St,  Vascoavcr, B.C  i imnnmui iiiiimms  llTO'RONfOii  :; FURNITURE  STORE  3334 Msl" St.  ;; Our stock of Furniture ;;  :; is Large,- Modern find ;;  ��������� adapted to the tastes of ;;  Buyers. ;;  :: Dressers, Buffets, Tables :;  :: Chairs, Couches,  Hat- 2  ; tresses, Bedsteads, etc. I  * A complete line of ���������  * Ltnoleom*. Carpet Squares, etc. ���������  X Drop in and inspect oar good*- %  This is where yon get a square *  !<������5V  M. H. CCWAN  *  *  *  **********4 fr-M-M-W llllMt ... _.^Jr_T ���������  L   'J4*-  -  ;'**���������-'  THE WBSTEBN CALL.  ������������������������-���������*-������  Mil������������������������������������  m  lv--  tt  caw.  I*Bu������d every Friday at 2408 Westminster Road, one-half block north of Broadway.   Phone Fairmont 114*.  Editor. H. H. Stevens; Manager, Geo;  A. Odium.  ���������������������������wiifMB-t $1.00 per year, SO cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  months.  Changes of ada. must be In by Tuesday evening each week to Insure Insertion ln following Issue.  Notlcea of births, deaths and marriages Inserted free of charge.    "  ������IIH< 111111������ IMH I ��������� H til I'  Broadway  Table Supply;:  i i 518 BROADWAY, E. : i  * * aBs*************Bs*sjaBs*Bs*****saa*ar ''  * . ��������� i������  Specials!  FOB t   *  Friday and Saturday  ': PLOW Five Roses, sk. $1.85 . .  * " Royal Standard 180 11  Royal Household 1.85 ::  Seal of Alberta 1.80 \\  ? Our Potatoes cannot be  beaten   $1.90 per sack  ? Beat New Zealand Butter 81bsfor$1.10|  | QUI ftOVWON countee At-  t    W AYS IIAS SOMEItUNO TO  ;   TtmnYoutArrBrrre  tF*tUTWIlTflfiniife-I  Roast Pork  - Jellied Tongue  Jellied Veal  HowemadeBeaclcbeefe t  TT"'W* W*W��������� Ww^Wrfp��������� ^m  _^--������---a-B--������i---w-*>>-a---M--w_^-taM--������------M-----*_-������-M-B--M  OUR PHONE 13  IfiVsOOOdWelwvcit  J|fWeNv������IMt'*Qo<K������  ***********************<*  mm  mil  Sewing Machine  Washing Machine  Chairs  'Baby Buggy     ",.'���������'  Tables  China, etc.  Large assortment of Bureaus  1928 Commercial Dr  Phone: Seymour 2877I.  ffl_llH_BMH*VNBMeSH-M*VB^H-*1HMM-ffBli-HHH*VHBfe  Animals know our  Suppllos  ������aeaBBBSBBBBBBa-pa-a>  Hay, Grain  and Peed  Poultry Supplies 01 Every Kind  ReasosaUe Prices        Prompt Delivery  Cor. Main & 26th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 1514  McHaffie & Goodfellow  PROPRIETORS  Soils Sponged and Pressed  SO conta  CLEANING AND REPAIRING  Half Price to students.  737 BROADWAY, WEST  NOTES OF THE WEST  (Continued from page 1)  the wood blocks being laid at a very rapid rate,  and to my mind far too rapid. One can see by  watching the process, adopted Bow it is that wood  block paving has fallen in to some disfavor here.  Sufficient care is not taken with the under bed  of concrete. It's one thing to get a good bite on  the block, but such rough finish as is.being use A  will reproduce, itself in the upper paving, 6nce<  the cushion of, sand is disturbed' Again, no selection or passing for use or rejection of the bloeks  is attempted. They are just scrambled into position. The same result for cost could bj obtained  by having fewer layers and taking more eare with  the work  The contractors, to give them their due, have  been pretty slick with the job all through, and  have had great /crowds of men snd material constantly on the job, which has been very smartly  handled from the word " Go."  Congratulations to J. EL Vickers & Co., th������  well-known Vancouver contracting firm, who have  been swarded the contract for the new C. P. R.  roundhouse snd boiler shops at Coquitlam, round  about $40,000. This, is* tbe first instalment of the"  large works that will ^ultimately .be put up'there  in the course of time, -bu������ all real estate owners  cannot make a fortune> out Oof one such place as  Coquitlam. Both this and Port Mann has been  pretty .well discounted, and it, would be wise to  give them both a rest pro tern.'  Messrs. Vickers & Co. have been the low tenderers also for the Surrey municipal liall and have  their hands pretty full for the time'being. I am  more than pleased with their success, ss they have  had to face some tough competition of the American variety peculiar tb Vancouver.  Straightforward dealing snd plain honesty will  always' put & rogue down in the long run, and  Messrs. Vickers & Co. will shortly be exposing in  court a slim specimen of Yankee cute tactics as I  have met with-r-and I have had some doped out in  my time- The old story-������-the better you treat s  man or. a rogue, rather, the more he' turns,and  bites the hand he onee fed out of.  South Vancouver sshool trustees mide a tactical,  error in flouting the B.> C. Society of Architects  over the school edmpefit^ai plans, ss this society  now numbers over w.members composed of gentlemen who are Being constantly eonsulted about  building locations hy clients who have not full  knowledge of a particular district, and it is hardly  to be expected that these architects will "unduly  press the claims of South Vancouver when there  are equally desirable locations to- choose from.  The whole matter arose from a misunderstanding,  ss when the council called for plans they bad no  knowledge of any kind of rules which govern such  competitors.v It was up to the B. C. S. A. to  inform all local bodies of what are the true ethics  in such matters and to forward,a set of proposed  {rules for holding such public competitions. In  the absence of such, South. Vancouver erred in  error.  The members of our own council were also in  error in turning down the school trustees' "cut"  of $5,000 as an "insult," after the trustees had  spent many hours trying to find every possible  saving. Mr. Thomas Puke took a very manly  open course by publicly declaring, his desire to  refuse further "insults" of that kind.  The truth of the matter is that our beautiful  system of single tax, which is only a bundle of all  other taxes, is gradually leading'the city into  financial deep water. At all events one very  desirable cut was quite overlooked, which would  have been immensely popular, and that is to have  cut down the aldermen's salaries to the old figure.  So far ss oneisould gather, the council had only  the teachers' salaries to fall back upon, and of  that sum the Provincial Government furnish  $460.00 for each teacher, which it is well for the  ratepayers to remember.  The New, Timers' Jjeague is sn organization that  promises well for the banding together of many  thousands of new settlers here wno in the past  have been rather "out of it" -invniaii(y> vital'matters.- One thing 1 am-in hearty accord with them,  and that is to stop this everlsstring tinkering with  the municipal constitution. That such a course  cannot but be harmful to Vancouver is hardly  open to doubt. t I came across one firm's representative who has a million dollars invested here,  snd he says not another cent would have' been  sent this way from that source had the commission  nonsense gone through.  A cable was dispatched to England the moment  the Government decision was known, that it could  nOt pass the last session, and Vancouver may be  congratulated from having escaped a very awkward piece of business, as it was intended to fight  the charter right up to the Privy Council as being  a violation of constitutional law.   .'���������<"." ���������  I have received ihe valuable and well-bound  Vol. 1 of the Conservation of Canada���������Water  Powers���������which is a most useful addition to our  knowledge on the subject, besides a host of maps  and splendid information. The volume also deals  with all the Federal and Provincial regulations  governing "use and storage of water. There is a  special article also on Stave Falls and views on  Bunt-en and Coquitlam Lakes.  PROFESSOR ODLUM'S COMMENTS ON ,  LIVING TOPICS.  v.  (Continued from page 1)  vince in the Dominion, Or anv STATE IN THE  UNION." "Vancouver Daily Sun." Andyetthe  "Sun" has been rearing and tearing around at a  most tragic rate for some time past. ,; It rails  against the present government and tetis its^readers that our Province is going to the Bo\r-wows.  With loud shouts and terrific calls, it tells the  electors to support Mr. Ralph Smith, Alderman  Enright and BRUCE with votes enough to put,  them into the provincial legislature- ' He says:  "Send us down, and then Ave will change things  at Victoria." Yes. they would change things. But  what a change! The "Sun" has informed the  public that British Columbia's "Credit is Better  than that of Other Provinces and States." Then  what is the "Change" that Bruce. Alb*. Enright  and   Mr. ' Ralph   Smith would work?   He says,  "Send Us Down."    And the   electors, answer:  "Yes, we will send you DOWN."  ,.  Mr. Ralph Smith and His Political History.  Vancouver electors cannot readily forget the  past history of Mr. Smith. ^He stood for continuing Manitoba as a post-st&mp, unless that province -would submit to tne unjust demands of  Laurier and his foreign masters. He stood for the  unjust treatment of the two new prairie provinces  when they were forced to make provision for in*-  ternal foreign rule. No, we cannot forget Mr.  Smith's political history. And further: - Even  now he is advocating free trade, thus showing  that, if he could get into the,right spot, he would  make an attempt to give1 our natural resources  awsy to foreign exploiters- He would, in following an abstract wilto'-fne-wisp,������grent free trade  to any and all comers, even "though they would  keep up a high trade wall against Canada. Let  him spend his energies in tsking s concrete world  ss it is. The nations insist on trade protection.  Let Canada have the good sense that she has  shown, and hold to equal terms with the rest of  the world. But if Mr. Smith wishes to talk FREE  TRADE, let him do so in relation to the.various  nations within the British Empire. This is the  realm or practical free trade politics,1 TKte,  aeademic, abstract, useless dreaming about world  free trade is not in good taste, especislly after the  votej of last, September.s <'  The Solid Five Must Go to Victoria Again.  There can be no doubt that the highest interests  of Vancouver and the Province can best be served  by sending back the FH|5 who have so ably  represented the city of/Vancouver in the past.  They are all experienced men, and are" devoted to  the welfare of the general interests of their riding  as well as of the whole pjroylnee. Each of these  FIVE has certain strong opposition. Hence those  who wish go^d government should cast their votes  for the- whole ticket, otherwise tnere is a danger  of dropping out some of the best available material of the Conservative party for some of the  worst,of the Liberal party.  'While'many'would'be glad to see two or three  more in opposition, still fo would be a most dangerous policy to attempt to give effect to such a  desire/ There is no way of regulating such a wish,  for what might be attempted in one riding aught  be attempted in all where elections are under way.  Hence those who wish to continue a strong, upright, fearless, wise administration should support  the "Solid Five"       > \  The Provincial Jdbersl Party.  Even though we are in the midst of sn election,  one must take time to express his appreciation of  the wisdom snd manliness of the best of the Liberal party. It, is a fact, and well known, that the  best and wisest of Liberals are sick and tired of  tbe course adopted by the Heeler class, the extreme and anarchic element now largely in control.  This'accounts for the fact that so few. good men  'could be bad to take up the.banner at this election. 1 One must honor Mt; Smith for his big-  hesrtedness in acceding'to the continued call for  his nomination. There can be no doubt that he  would gladly have kept out of the fray, but fidelity and devotion to his political friends forced him  to accept**-, .mj '���������  But all observers know that'the Liberals are  badly wrecked, and are "at outs" among themselves.. The causes are many, but there are two,  gerhsps, more important than the others. They  ave the habit Of taking on a lot of the most extreme and dangerous elements to be found. An'  old name is that so well known and so often used.  "Radical" is the word. But extreme disruption^  ist, anarchist, opportunist, is a better term. These  force themselves upon the Liberals, or are invited  into the Liberal ranks. In' any esse they are  there, and they never give or permit ssue government. They are the curse of the party and of all  lands. Let the Bound LIBERALS drive them out,  snd what they thus get rid of will be replaced by  ten times the number of wiser and safer men-  Hosts annually pass over to the Conservatives because of this very fact.  The other important factor, and to some extent  a natural child of the first, is this: The mass of  the Liberal papers, which are Supposed to reflect  the opinions and convictions of the party, have  too low an Imperial platform. They are always  ready to take on any kind of change or principle  that would separate Canada, or Australia, or any  other British possession from the MOTHER  COUNTRY. Every observant reader knows this  fact. The "World" and "Sun" in Vancouver are  no exceptions. They delight to write sarcastically  and belittlingly of every attempt, to increase our.  Imperial bonds, and to strengthen'.the EMPIRE  as a. whole. '. ,"��������� x!%  And as long as they so belittle this determination to make Greater Britain still greater, tnen so  long will they continue to drive ironY their, ranks  the beslt men of their party. -; Vy  I ajpuld mention scores of good Liberals Who-  reluctantly withdrew from the party because of  this very thing. I listened to an aged man from  Ontario, a few days ago, as he told of Sever having cast a vote for a Conservative. He is seventy.-.  |,nine years of age. But lo, he is growing so sick,  -of his party press on this,very matter,that b^e has  written to the Premier of Ontario, saying that ihef  lias determined to give him his support;   ���������.    .  This is crucial, and cannot be winked at, or cast  aside with a sneer. Tens of thousands have left,  the Grit party because of this. Cannot they do  something not only to hold their best men, but to  ���������win from their enemies' ranks? I write these  words in all sincerity, and do so on the grounds  of public interest. But "BRUCE" and the  "World" will not take it "to.heart. Bruce is too  much taken up with "Raffles," and the World is  too fond of Mr. Taft and the L W. W. to reform.  There is more heroism in a smiling face .some-  'times than in half of the deeds that are chromfeled  in battle. There may be more self-mastery in  thejloirrg of quiet duty than in the scourging of  ;a ���������wliole calendar of saints.    , -  tMtMIWWWHtMHll I'l I   ***4*********** ***** ***** **  Mo Dallvary  HoCradil  '\  I   PuM8tMnMI1621  is starts tstl   __  At *f an us**** st  ssllisif ail sssk*  k**fj*i  Oar Salurday'a Spoolalar  MEATS  Local Shoulder Lamb -        - %  Choice Pot Roast Beef        -        -  Fresh Pork Ribs       - -       .-  Foul - '      - -        ���������*  Swift's Premium Hams, whole or half  Swift's Premium Bacon, whole or half  fish  Fresh Halibut - -        -  Kippers -        -        -  Smoked Fresh Halibut     ^  -  16c per lb..  "12_c, 15c  .     ,   15c  25c  22c  25c  -n  *t  H  tt  **   lOcperlb.v  3 lbs. 25c  J2_c    "  A full assortment of Smoked and Fresh Fish. ,  251S lalB Slri^, lev iretfwai   . ^^^.J^s^sSfi.  ���������*M*IMHe*tHSMI*MM������> ��������� Hi* r I***** I * 11 ***** ******  W  OfraSaato ** Otf*  ' Optical CtttME  EXPERIENCE  TiMBttt  Ofctata-Mr  5UCCE55  A Bridge on Which You May Depend  Q. W. ORIMMETT, tptMMtrtSt 1-4 OpHcitt  The drug method Of examining eyes for  glasses is annoying, expensive, old-fashioned  and often very dangerous.  The GRIMMETT -ScUntiflc Method, avoiding drug*,  employs modern skill,th*W**t Uy#uiaent*,is absolutely  ���������ate, I* not unpleasant, is moderate in cost snd secure*  far superior result* te the future esre of the eye*.  BANK Of OtTAWA ���������uiLDim;  Offes 108, Ftnt Floor phone Seymour 682  Office Hour*: 9 to 12am., 1 to6p.m., Sat 7toSp.m.  Moroboolo Pkoto 0o* \   1046 Commercial Prive -;  | W* are Selling 2 dozen Photos, four f  positions, for ggp-far a Hurtled  tiineimly.'  | AmMaurWork Supplies Art Goods {  ..... WAT9R NEXT Wf^K? APyPBTlSPMBWr  h  QAJNINQ & CO.  mPOPTfJUS *f FANCY QOOftS  Uslts'Tailor   PrtMSMMUsf t Sfeciilty  Qests' Fsrsflhlst*, Slls Shim, cfc.  Prices v*ry r*sstt *Wf.  See Qrsss mi Qsajaso Fnrsltsr*  Fsscv Cbis*w*rt   .  Slls, lists Q*eo* sad Ewhroldrnd  -.    PIOSSSS'.  Phone: Fairmont U97  May the English tongue and the religion of the  English people spread over all the earth speedily,  not because they sre English, but because they  are good-and true, '  ''4.  For Siie or Itent  ���������:���������:������; ���������  Sell on Easy Terms  mIfwjll Rent lurnished.  House is 4584 St. Gatha-X  *ines St., next to 30th  Ave., 3 blocks from Fraser  "Ave. car line.  Apply at Western Call  i*m $W'y  MS*  y������&  yy^  :.-&?*'  '���������-;*;  $&���������������.  Sp-  wy!yy^0mk  %;0xi$y&t0*i:-  *&&  ���������:;���������;.--iffy;  ;'Pi^iiiK,.^,,..........  I'&t^y-  is^������il_i?$tlt  ��������� **aes*l  ELECTORAL   CAMPAIGN,   MARCH,  ISIS.    .  S  l**h*s Before   the Electorate   Upon  Which the Pate of the 'McBride Ad-  ministration Will Be Decided.  -���������      By WUIlsm Blekemore.  i      -  After nine year* of successful man-  fc aaement of the affairs of the provinces  _______������______������  $he McBride admuHatratlon is again  appealing to the elector* (or a renew*  si of their eoneaence... The answer to  that sppeal will depend upon two  things: the infpresvkm made upon the  ���������public by,the record of the government over which "Mr. McBride ha*  presided, and the character Otihe poller outnaed for the future. Di*eu������B-  ing the matter upon the������*>btoe> t*sne*  It would be well to look at-Uw-ont-  sttnding feature* of the policy which  haa, seen carried eu-. by, the government *lace 1MS;*1������4 to note It* effect  In developiiie, *j**fldtng, sag eurfch-  ing tn������ provinbei   \ '\  ' AflmlnUtratlsa e< the^ Law. '  British' Colombia ha* always been  noted tor the ability and" integrity ot  its Judiciary. The standaid ha* been  well saaintalned under the-McBride  adttlnhrtraUon. ��������� The law has been  fearlessly enforced, snd ts>w*, affecting public morality within the 'control  ot the Provincial Government'/have  been greatly strengthened. J  The Liquor Act i  Among the most notable achievement* In thl*'direction 1* the Liquor  Act with which the name ot Attorney-^  General Bowser will always be associated. This act has been in force for  a year It has reduced drtmkeanese;  It has eliminated other crying evil*  "ol; the traffic, and has deprived law-  breaking licensee* of their license*.  The amendments Introduced, at the recent seeaioo of parliament are chiefly  aimed, at the better protection of the  ;ty|tet4tot the severer punishment of  tfeeee who-forhfth htm with .liquor,  and the prevention of ^poottattmf.*;  It Is generally Conceded that tthes*  amendment* will strengthen the act  and promote it* u*efttlne**.  f'. LswsedOrdar.  A *e*4ou*v������nd efficient administration of the police department, both In  municipal and rural districts, as* kept  crime under, snd as* rendered British Columbia one ot th* eafewt of  province* to Uve in- .Ju addition to  the feneral preservation of law and  ���������order, the government "ha* been resourceful In rendering the .law a terror tp evil-doer*. Th**e condition* depend both on good law* sad on *trtct  administration, and to that extent the  McBride government i* entitled to  credit sad to the confidence ef the  people.  Development Work.  The real work of any government  In British Columbia at the present  time Is to develop the province on  well-conceived .line*, looking ite ItB future greatness. Anyone who wJM take  the trouble to follow step by step tbe  unfolding of Premier McBride** plan*,  will realize that he i* content to build  slowly, ln order tha( be may build  aurely. Whether It be railway*, road*,  trails, bridge*, or public buildings, it  will be found that the variou* part*  fit into a comprehensive scheme and  are devised for the province and not  for a section.  "Th* Railway Policy.  The railway -policy which for two  year* has filled so large;' a share of,  the public attention, i* a policy content with nothing short of carrying  main trunk line* across the province,  and connecting the transcontinental  . railways with the extreme western  ports.  British Columbia is a province of  mountains, valley* and rlvera. ��������� The  mountain sides are clothed with timber or sprinkled with mineral wealth.  The valleys are bedded with fertile  'soil. Within a measurable, distance of  time alll. these sources of wealth will  be brought into ..reach of the steel  roadway; and it; will then be found  that British Colombia will have a network of railways:'.which-| will serve  every accessible point. '   ..'  -.���������������������������"'���������'���������"��������� Roads and Trails.  Meanwhile the preliminary work of  roads, traiis and bridges has engaged.  i the attention of'the" government, and  under the direction of an excellent  minister in the tion. Thomas Taylor,  a sum of money is being spent which  only a few years ago wOuld have seemed fabulous. 3*he amount appropriated this year 'is $8,000,0*0, a sum practically fifteen times the amount available when Mr. McBride first assumed  the reins of office. It Is no longer the  plough and the shovel which alone are  used In the construction of provincial  highways, but modern-mechanical appliances and:a free use of surfacing  material is giving the .public a far  better class of road. -Steel and concrete are replacing wood, and fn every  department the best expert advice is  being sought and tbe most up-to-date  plan* adppted.���������.--������������������-���������"*���������'?;._-'-  ������$l$j|l^yp^  tf  &  the -teel. *ml ta* stimuli es^ecet  iu approeeh a^ be wwu setei to  ^^.^^jf^^^*a  namber^dmrlng the laot Tfar to a sr  ���������*������  ^*e������el^  thai the sbAwX. raaway potter *4fl m������> >  docbtedly' lucmd* a r^lway (Sjsa*.  south, to say nothing of the ts>S������sj*>"..,  lag ooan**ttov with tae.O. T. P. A*ja%^  the vKaat.   mdeed, wherever US a*V  WATSON  fr TISDA1X  the Solid Five  "x , v       ' M  Whose Re-Election Is Assured  ;:;-i j*v.- "���������"'V-.-r:'1. >--vY������--V*?]^������ !&V; ^.  yxk^y-yyyj^&������0m  ;-,,:-,���������-.,   . ���������������i^;___!4i_^___*.   M   ���������ov  *etUement is the one ������*^ tV  -'��������� -:'' ���������' ^  *^9 :w  m  w  ���������_^?-:  m  0f&  m  m  ;**^ausa|:*l$!������  ���������taff i������  u *������ ^th t^ipnma^y^  vato lndIvMa*ia;>������'MkV* to ������o *Vr'  idowir at flm n^^Oi^^c^^ ^  cornnig, to their cto^ *99i  the^|l������Ja^a:'iihven������p^ it*9a)nmf ^ ������,   ^  h������4 to pay ite debt*, restore its ore-\ y:^  tent>f railway cot^ructioa-to tk������ Im'.  tur������%rtU neT b^mteTtor waTt of '   ,  fair,  lnf Britiafe Columbia  I*  very  lar^ly dhe to the eseellence of oer  land Uw*:|.-There :^;'o*esi a ffs|t_  deal of aeMele** denunctotton at th*  land ���������pecuUtor. tart It reeU est ne  Mild bMU The fairnesB of oar- laws,  the e^ulubl* n>*nn*r in which the B������-  pVtment ha* been conducted, ana,  clahn* deeit with������ h^  fidence, and today there la sip  popular aeourtty tort mvertnieat tha*  'itlk^^.J^e1ia#la1W       P9* *}*)*}  4^  \*  %;#������i  :frr? f  A-i  ���������VC    ii  ^**m*^mmm^$������������**i ^g  ���������:lwttfl,'i..i.;.������yw������M.^.\wfl~*g|\i,).������y'  <^panJ^i^.tM'<st*/  A / '***$������������������  mk  m  mtsmesam  mmmmmm  .T-,.-_*������*im...  |i^^h^^^^������|p* aawaT-^. tj  ���������������*eeaad  -  to thsts^^n*. of ts������ ptor^   ;...-,.,     ,  tf tMy fait  R^speCTINQ^THE NINE YPAHS RECORD  (Continued from Fags U  gunnllfyinff and making mora effective  tbe system of land re*-istration.  ' - ������oyal Commission to invtstigate mn-  nioinal affairs, an4 recommen4 a uniform  urstam-  t\T9U0 WOmUl.    .  4)004 toa4s<  Total e*pen4itureon roans since ^������0S--  $U*62M79.  Total expenditure on bri4ges since 1903  LliBl.OOO.  Total mileage roa4* an4 trails then,  ^0^88 miles; now ^3������ mttas���������increase  nearly all in roa4s>  Organisation of Public Worses Department as separate from fends. '  Creation of system or roa4 superintend-"  ents under direct control   of   engineering  brancn. ' /  , Byitemorros4-bnilding reorganised.  Introduction of modern, scientific method*  of roal-building aud road-building macWn-  Standardisation of brigdes, all permanent structures being of steel and concrete  and of uniform type. \  ' Creation of inter-provincial higjiways.  Development of Strathcona parte, 240  SQuare miles 4n area- .'.>  Capitalising tbe scenic assets of the province by roads, bridges and park* ���������  Comprehensive system of.trunk; roads  throughout the Province.  Reduction in the cost of vehicular transportation to extent of 100 per cent, through/  unproved highways.  '��������� targe reduction in the cost of road-  building per mile:  SDUOATION.  Extending   education   under   popular  control throughout Province.  /  Free text books for school children.  . Complete reorganization Of educational  ���������system;  v^25^000 pupils' enrolled in 1902-03.  .'.-'������������������":50,000 pupils enrolled at present  Entire cost of education   in   1902-03,  $634*867.". '.:--:���������.'��������� ^   :  Entire cost of education in 191% $2,600,-  ooow.:;, --.v^':-.'-.-. ��������� .,  -Establishment and endowment of JCni-  .versity.^- -:-:v':\- ':yA..  EstabHshment of Normal School in Victoria.  '-y'SyM. '������������������: -y  E8tablisbjnent of Night Schools throughout tta Ifrovmee.  Establishment of Boyal Institute of  Learning, Vancouver.'  -Establishment of physical drill and militia training. '���������  Establishment of domestic science in  public schools.  Establishment;������������������-of. manual training in:  public, schools, r'.  ' 340 school buildings in 1902-03.  544 school buildings in 1911-12.  AOEICULTUEE.  Thorough reorganization of the Agricultural Department.  Provision for agricultural services increased from $20,000 to $285,000.  Thorough   protection   against   insect  pasts and diseases through rigorous inspection.  Establishment of demonstration orchards.  Liberal assistance to and large increase  in membership of farmers' institutes.  Investigation into agricultural capabilities of northern interior.  Thorough investigation and protection  of live-stock. (  Ee-organisation of live-stock association.  Reorganisation of poultry association.'  Reorganisation 'of fruit-growers' association.  Reorganisation of dairymen's association.   '  Organisation of agricultural fairs association.  Liberal assistance to these associations,  which are brought under direct control of  Department.  Expert instruction in various branches  of agriculture. \  Conservation of wafer for irrigation of  dry belt.-  Agricultural staff increased from four  officials to thirty-one offlciaii.  Experimental work in pre-cooling and  storage of fruit;.    '  Appropriation $50,000 to Farmers' Institutes to encourage pure-bred stock.  Royal Commission to, investigate all  conditions affecting agriculture in Eritish  Columbia.  ;    LABOR.  Fair wages on all railways and public  works; "'  Only white labor employed.  Uncompromising attitude on' exclusion  and non-employment of Orientals.  Appointment; Of Factory Inspector.     ���������  Provision for safety of miners under-  ground;v.       y.'y.,'     ���������-������������������..'���������--  Royal Commission to investigate labor  conditions in Province. /  jaWlNO.  Mining Department thoroughly reorganized on basis of efficiency and economy.  Mineral tax adhered to against much  agitation.    ;  Re-establishment of confidence in mining industry, owing to wise administration.  Stability of industry afforded by noninterference with mining, legislation.       ,  Model Coal Mines Regulation Act���������  <��������� 'Mines and Minerals," Scranton, Pennsylvania).  Affording safety to life in mining rescue  parties, and provision for training men in  life and mine rescue work.  RAILWAYS.  A Department of Railways created.  Three thousand miles railway added to  mileage between the years 1903 and 1915.  Complete Provisional control of rates  over 1,300 miles.'  Inspection and control of construction  and operation of these lines.  ������.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY* D*?ART-  Complete reorganisation of Civil Service.  Economy, quality and uniformity of administration, v  Provision for hospitals and Charities  increased from $100,000 to f425,000.  Most complete and modern Mentft| Hospital in the world.  Reorganisation of Public Health Department.  Liberal assistance to prevention of  tuberculosis.   \,  Liberal assistance for doctors and "hos-  pitals in remote par|s of the Province.  Jnipection and sanitation of logging;  mining, lumber and railway camps.  Jgeaith inspection of public schools of  province.  y    WATER RIGHTS.  All water rights and sources of power  transferred to Oovernment control.  Important legislation enacted for regulation of water supply for municipal, agricultural, mining and industrial purposes.'  Roar4 of Water Commissioners appointed to administer water as to water rights.  Large revenue ensured'from water as  a Provincial asset. f  IMMIGRATION.   INFORMATION   AND  W8TTLEMENT.  Distribution of vast amount of information issued by Provincial Bureau and Department of Agriculture in form of bulletins,  maps, etc.  Extensive advertising in Great Britain  c::l Eastern Canada by fruit exhibits, illustrated lectures and moving pictures.  Agent General's office in liondon greatly increased and facilities afforded for large  extension of work performed,       V-  75,000 to 100,000 new settlers now arriving atonually in British Columbia.'..  , British Columbia fruit exhibits at fairs  in Great Britain swept all honors for six ���������  years. -  British. Columbia exhibit won highest  award at Spokane Applet Show.  British Columbia potato exhibit won  $1,000 Stillwell trophy at New York, in 1911;  in competition with America.  Nine million acres reserved for preemption exclusively.  Many millions of money spent for Toads,  railways, schools, etc., for the benefit and  convenience of settlers.  Establishment of Bureau of Statistics  and Industries in connection with Department of Agriculture..  LANDS DEPARTMENT. .  Reorganization of Lands Department..  Over 6,000,000 acres land surveyed during past four years.  Staff of draughtsmen increase from five  in 1903 to forty-one in 1911.  Total area surveyed in 1903���������260,000  acres.  Total area surveyed in 1911���������5,450,000  acres.  Inspection of pre-emptions.  a  w  *j#a  ___      -^A*      ^J  m9*t*\**'*m^^*������j/*fmmpt^  oere|t>p*������e������Ve*F^  members that their only chance *f  *mM-'im^*Wi^ . , -������w^,  ���������pa������jes:|^l^a;tbe^*est asvertlsSfs **������    ^  mx0i^^MA> :9*A <h������T ^ '%"   y ���������><*  bo among the be������t colonizer* when.    "        ��������� >  transportation facilities are afforded.  - ';"s������rot*ei iihe^'Preemptor.  In thl* connection it *hould also "���������B  be remembered tb*t the Minister ef       i "  I4in4s, by the judlctou* imposition of  reserves, ha* kept an enormous area  of-the best of our land* for the prf  emptor, ami tbere I* mi( single di������tritt  in the province,.except in proslrtlty  to the great citle*, where a settler of  thiersind cannot obtain a holding,  papartmtnt of Agriculture.     ���������  Probably the nest advertised department has been that of agriculture. H  wa* a wl������e policy on tbe part of the  government--to aet tbe agricultural pe*-  Bihilltie* of the province In the yvfy  forefront of It* adverti������lng acbeme,  and the result has more than Ju������tW������������*  the policy.   Within * few *hort years  British Columbia' be*   demonktrate4  that It can furnish the attest garden,  orchard'and   fteld   product* in the  world, and the result ha* been to attract attention and to'interest capital  to an extent which no one could have  anticipated.  Expansion of Trad*.  The following figures show the general expansion of trade in British Co!  umbla, and how It 1* spread over the  various industries. The figures are instructive a* Illustrating the dlverei  tied interests Involved, and the broad  foundation upon.which our prosperity  Is developing. The Increase of the  year 1911 over 1910 la* indeed remarh-  able:  1910. 1911.  $35,000,000 $45,000,000  26,183,505   23,211,116  17,160,000   24,823,000  14.399,090   20,837,893  8,000,000   11,000,000  >M'  \  u  *>'>-  t>  r  t w  ^."j.  i  *     V  t  I        t  i s  1  >    ,  Manufactures  Mining    Timber    Agriculture   .  Fisheries   ...  $100,742,595 124,872,700  A Record and a Verdict.  This is the record of Mr. McBride's  administration of the affairs- of the  province tor eight years. It* is a record of success beyond the wildest,  hopes, success based upon an intelligent conception, and a wise development of the unrivalled resouces of the  province, a success which assures con'  tinued prosperity in the future. It is  inconceivable that . any reasonable  body of men would wish to shift the  reins of government.. That is hardly  a question for debate, but it does occur to any fair reviewer of the situation to suggest that such splendid  service and such notable results entitle the administration--to something  more than words of praise, and that  the least Mr..-McBride'and his colleagues have a right to e .pect from  the electorate is a unanimous endoi-  sation of their work. \  i"* -"������������������<������������������!->��������������� w-Mi tpam_4_������|'������  THE WESTERN GALL.  $���������-.  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Cemr  . -  :   Phone: Fa  4****iMMeass������asese������sees ������������������#������* saam* ������������������������������������������������������������������****"  ��������� ������  <���������  i>  < ���������  < >  <������  i������  i>  m  *%att>  i  for good values in  j4������>������������Sai*H>MS������>������J������������M,v������������������  ���������<*  -   J  ixm$my^  i^Mmysywi  ���������^km-yxxyy������  immysyyyy--  , ftm* ESTATE ANp^lNy^ST^ENTS  ������or, ProaOway an<| Westminster Road  *******************t***** it ************************t  as* hm!-������������������������ faiH, 14ii������n H������ ��������� H������Mii������i'<M|'tH"ll"t"M"l"l"������<'������*������v*  "'';i  ���������$.=;..'������  s.-V1*'-'.^  *i\%ii-  ^^^  ,-.'._^������'l-'j  ���������^  '-���������?.���������?;������������������  j-rf^S; ;���������> t  ^x$&^iyy$>&j\  [;%%-$fi.<zmyyy  'i-v^i������i-'i>ii:"fS  Icy.y."'  w'  I  "\  '.. i~*.  TUQse |n4ristr|e^������re fetter  Ja ultimate results which'use our electric  power service. The factories orofRce buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  'trifling accident may disorganizetheir whole  svstem-rmore serious, disturbance,' with  attendant heavy lossestjftVqlved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake^^#*ower^is undeniably cheaper and more^reliable than pri->  vate plant operation. Seeus for particulars  and rates.      ~    "  **  *���������  * *  *������  ������������������ y/t  -< i  LIMITED  rtiotet Seynew4778  603-610 Carter-Cotton BId������. ���������lit-*^ into oneraUon they wiU babble  ���������    x to supply ice at a much more reason-  P.O. BOX 1418, YANCOUVER,4 B.C.,  CANADA'S  INTERE8T8  AMPLY SAFEGUARDED,  SAYS COMMISSION.  Move to Divert.Watera of Lake Mlchl-  ,fl*n Into. Chicago Drainage Canal  Bring*; Op. Another International  Question Between State* and Can.  ada^-riPaor  Will   Not  Suffer  for  Lack of ice This Summer���������Supply  ' of Toachors Q*itlng Scarce���������Lov������r  Intrigue  and   Forgery  are  Milestones Ih Nervy Criminal'* Career.  '���������  Montreal, March IB.���������A move on the  part of the city ot Chicago to divert  more water from Lake Michigan  through it* drainage canal ha* roused  the; ���������hlppiwj Interests of Montreal to  height* of great excitement, and pro-  toots fBpny al| rparto of Canada have  been e^rjng tnto: the offices of the  Shipping federation here demanding  that *tronk"Yeprejiehtatlon* be made  to tbe government at Ottawa in complaint of tlje plan* the American* are'  preparing to*put into effect to rob  Canada other; natural resources. %It  tp contended that if the idea of the  CMcajoan* 1* allowed to become a fact'  tbe depth of the water in the channel  from the great lakes-to Montreal will  be materially affected, The plana  have already been placed .before .the  United State* government at Washington, but owing to the opposition waged  by Canadian interest* no action-ha* a*  yet' been taken on Ihem. Since than,  the Canadian' government has/am  nounced that nothing can be done un?  til .the'International Waterway*.Com-  missibn ha* given it* sanction, and thw  Canadian section of that conunl-Btoft  ha* inferred that Canada's rights will  1>e amply safeguarded when-1 It comes  to a show-down a* to whether the  water* of .the great lake* shall be uaeu  for swilling out Chicago's filth or for  bavigation pnrpose*.^  Unlike tbfi Long Sault dam question,  thl* proposition absolutely become*  a menace to navigation, for it diverts  waters from navigable channel* ana  never return* them. Injthe esse ot  the Long Sault no water is diverted,  and the completion'of the plan* would  actually be aa aid rather than if bint  drance to navigation. The ' Chicago  people want to divert 6,000 additional  second feet of water from the lake*.  As the water level* of the graet lakes  tot *ome years past have beep below  normal level, and as navigation has,  been extremely difficult, rCanadlan  ���������hipping interests consider the Chicago application extremely dangerous to.  the Dominion. Through the Ambassador at Wasni'ngton tbe hearings of the  esse have been postponed until March  ~ rwben It 1* expected that, a large  array of Canadian legal talent will present itself at the United States capital  to put forwards Canada's claims/  tending to follow it through 'life.  There is a steady drain Into other vo-  cation* which makes the term of average scbool service a short one. Then  of late" the western province*, offering  higher pay to experienced teachers, are  drawing Off the b**t both from Ontario  and Quebec.  The^cohdltions thus outlined are not  those calculated to enable the schools  to do tbe best that might be'expected  from them. To recognise this is, however, only the start To provide a  remedy, or even to secure an Improvement Js likely to be a slow land difficult task. There are many conditions  Quite apart from those of" educating  the required number of student* for  the teacher*; profession. There Is that  of reasonable remuneration, and behind thl* l* the situation of the local  nomlaStin* concerned. The commit-  tee1n_8 undertaken^an important duty,  ane\'tt/i( succeeds even moderately well  itself be yorthy of praise.  \  STAWTLINO' QROVytH  OF INSANITY SHOWN  DURING PA8T YEAR.  ^ie>Ser Sod Immorality Keeo Insane  Asylum* * FIH*w to Overflowing���������-  ;C**t te Cfty I* Large���������Quebec's  |l|ner������ro^RlfiuV->Mov* to Place In-  terooionial',Under  Railway Com-  1 tnlBklon RUI* Receive* Impetus���������  ' Traflle .Congestion Become* Fierce.  Mon^Al,   March   15:���������Insanity   1*  MAINTENANCE GANGS TO  KEEP ROAD8 fN REPAIR.  rapidly on the increase In the city, and  the cost of maintaining the insane i.1^ ^ ^^ otfh% caiiidtWHIgh  fm |c* for City'* Poor.  From present indications it-would  appear that tbe grip the ice trust had  onfjbhc city of Montreal haB been fairly  well broken, and that the appalling Infant death rate, which ha* been.', the  city's crying shame during the summer  months for years, will at last be  Sfeinnted.  The city Itself Is going into the ice  business���������not to make money,"1 but  from a philanthropic point of v^pw.  And when the hot day* come along  again Xhe poor mother who is. unable  to feed her babe because she 1* unable  to get and keep fresh milk will be supplied with this most necessary commodity free of charge. Beside* the  very poor who cannot afford to buy  ice at the extortionate prices charged  by the ice tniBt, the better off, middle  class people will be benefited,,but in  another way. A company Is being  , formed to manufacture artificial -. ice,  \ II and it is said that when they get-taW  t**4* *��������� * I'l.'f it 11 ������������������***l***4<tr**  *****')i*** l"H ****4'********<t  v.  ,������^^WN������  III*   *    ������    *'<������������������**    ���������������<*���������*    *    *     *    *���������*!*������'*  ���������    I    *    *[**���������*.  o  The House of Improvement  -������ '.���������' v '  . y y ���������.-.>.���������   X  Groceries  Fresh, Best in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The Kind that Please.  Vegetables,   Promsibns,  Eggs  Bvtter, etc., at Lowest Prkes.  Cor. Commercial Drive & 14th Ave.  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.   rUfflE* Fitrwat 18331  ���������������������-������������ IIH'  lllllllll  ��������� II III III  able rate than anyone can who has to  go to the expense of cutting and hauling the real article from the river.  Citizens' arc, - becoming very canny  hBout: signing contract* tor Ice at the  old high rates, and it looks as though  the ice trust were going to have rather  a dull season of trade.  T**ctiers Are Scarce. - .-. ���������  The ProteBtant committee'of the  Council of Public instruction, at it*  recent meeting at Quebec, appointed a  sub-committee to study the question of  the supply and qualification of teachers for Protestant schools. The, difficulties connected with the question  have often been discussed. They have  their origin in conditions, some of  which.are peculiar to Quebec with Its  population divided into two section* by  differences in language, and some ot  which are coaimon to most communities in English-speaking North America. Men have practically abandoned  the ancient and honorable profession,  and even In the cities, where the pay  ia highest, more would be employed if  they were readily available. ' Young  women have charge, not only of most  of the classes, but of most of the  schools. From various .causes^ however, young women do not as a rule  choose    teaching as a profession, in-  rlaing enormously year by year, accord  Ing to a report completed at 'the city1  hall and forwarded to the board ot  control.   /; '  i '���������. fThe main cause* of the Increase in  the diBesseT Say* hue, report, "are al-  coboV immorality, Increasing struggle  for existence, privation* and poverty."  Continuing, the report Bhows that  there were incarcerated in the Longue  Pofnt* and Verdun asylum* 422 more  patients In 1911 than In 1910. Equally  striking are the figures showing what  the care of the afflicted has cost the  city since 1894. In that year the cost  to tbe city was $8,365.58; in 1906, $41,-  986.22; In 1910. $69,403.56; In 1911.  t74.5Bf.Vr.  tbe situation I* ������uch that a thorough  investigation 1* to be made by the city  to tborosghly study existing' condition*. ~  Quebec MJn*r*l Output.������'  An a4xsace statement of the mine^  a} production of the province of Quebec In. the year 1911 gives the total  value as 18,567,000. ThiB i* an increase  of fl^43,000 over the figures of 1910.  it 1* more than double the figure in  1905, when the total was only $8,750,-  000.  Asbestos, aa usual, is" in thV lead,  and It Is likely to retain its position.  The "fields are large, and there is a  growing demand tor their products in  the art* and Industrie*. ^Tbe activity  in' bnildlng operation* as well as  .greater efficiency In the nfodeB,of collecting, statistics account* ������������������ for the  larger production of Ume, brick* and  building stone, though It did not prevent a Bllght.and unexpected reduction  ini;thervalue of cement product '5fhe  table contain* a number of new items,  including gold and silver. vThe old  Beauee field*, which attracted a lot of  interest in the 60> of last century,  are again in the,seat of active operations, and although the gold and ���������liver production ' noted represented:  metal; extracted from cupriferous p>-  rite ore*, it ia possible that when the  present year's record 1* complete there  will be gold output from a new source  toMiote.  Want Commission Control.  ' The Board of Trade has renewed Its  movement toward having the Inter-  coionial Railway placed under the  jurisdiction of the Canadian Railway  Commission, on a parity with the Other  Compsny-owhed Canadian railways,  and thl* time it has sent a memorial  to the Senate asking that they support  this idea. This has been urged by the  Board of Trade on several: occasions  since 1909 without success. But at* a  recent meeting of the Board of. Trader  Council a report was sent in that the  executive committee, noting that this  question had been taken up by tbe  Senate, had sent an address praying  that the Upper House would support  their memorial of last November to  the Minister of Railways and Canals,  urging that the government railway be  .placed under the control of the Railway Commission. It was understood  that this matter was to be introduced  to the Senate by Hon. j. P. B. Cas-  grain.  As many other public bodies are of  the same opinion aB Montreal's Board  ot Trade, and as a-concerted effort is  being made to bring pressure to bear  upon the government, it is not considered' unlikely that the desired result  will be obtained.  British Columbia Take* Step in Right  Direction���������Influence of  Canadian  /. Highway Association J* Being  ���������������������������'��������� Telty- ���������/���������'���������.-' ���������>';:.'  New Westminster, B. C, March 15 ���������  With S view to giving the.roads'of the  province more attention than has been  the casein pMtyeararthe l^partinent  of Public Works ha* Provided ;for the  establishment ot malntonanjsi gang*,  which Will be stationed along the  route of the Canadian Highway, and  also on the other traveled n>adsOt the  province. '     ���������.  The establishment of jnalatehhnce  gangs la one ot Indirect reanri*' of  the convention ot road superintendent*  held In Victoria* )������fc mobtb, when  thirty-three1 snsi^md^ntB - were in  session for tnre5*^Si������-* The announcement that mamtonan/w gang*' wouhl be  placed oh the ro*j|ls of thli year wa*  not made pnsilte,, hS^ieas obtained  from the Dep^y JMnttteT of Public  Work*. W. W. Foster, ,ijt*^Wv Luce,  secretary of the Canadian Highway As-  ���������delation.  This move on the part of the department can* be traced, in a measure, to  the effort* ot the Canadian highway  Association for the betterment of road  standard* in British Columbia, a* it  wa* one" pf the request* brought to the  notice ol the minister* at an audience  .--."���������Mil*.  way Association, ������ariy in January.  uspeakas; Of the neeecstty of keep-  las; tr be roads ot this province In-good  *bape> m|t oaly for motor traveling,  |mt alsO for the benefit of other clasies  Ot veblcles^W. J. Kerr, president ot  tbe' Canadian Highway Association,  said: .'  "It cannot be regarded as good  economy to build roads without making suitable provision to maintain and  to keep them in a proper state of repair. Municipalities' undertaking the  construction of good roads sbonld carefully face this responsibility. It is not  one ot an alarming character in point  of ^soBt, any more than i* the cost ot  construction; for ft has been found  that a system of main road*, can be  built and" maintained In any community without burdensome taxation.  A system of continuous maintenance  should be adopted, in every county  whereby road* will betepafred a* soon  a* holes or wheel tracks commence,  ao that the "more rapid wear of irutted  and uneven road Surfaces'will not follow. tA.-      ���������>     .  "By placing one man dn a section of  road," with cart, horse, a pick and  pounder, and a few, simple tools, with  a quantity of broken stone at' hi* disposal, roads can be systematically  maintained for all time in "good' condition. Similar results follow from  keeping a crew of men constantly engaged under a superintendent, working  systematically over a fixed mileage of  road, with a steam roller, grader, and  the necessary road metal for resurfacing. Important parts of maintenance  are the cutting of grass and weeds on  the roadside, the annual cleaning of  ditches, and removing the > shouiders<  that are. continually forming at the  edges of the road frofn the accumulation of dust."  The first of these maintenance gangs  Is now at' work on tne old Mill Bay  road, now known a* Shawnlgan drive,  part of the Island highway which run*  from Victoria to Nanalmo. That this  road is one (of the finest In this province is' attributed to the excellence  of the work of .thl* gangland to the  thoroughness of the ������ystem. ,-:  ���������      I I       III Ml   111       '-'  I     i    ���������'      -f���������--������������������  When you want real nice  CAKE      0  Something you will enjoy, call at  DAVIDSON'S BAKERY  1126 Commercial  Drive'  We Can Please You  Wedding,   Birthday and Party  Cakes made to Order.  Scotch Scones *  Shortbread  m  A. E. McCannell  coMrecnoNESY  601 BROADWAY, WEST  Corner of Ash  k Pall Use of TOBACCOS ssi CIOAW'1  *mmmmmmm**M���������mmmmmmk**mm.^mmmm  PUT FLOWERS]  u      and      :  PCfT; PLANTS  KEELER'S  NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main ^t.  PHONE: Fairmont 817R   ���������  ������?^*  WOMAN'S BAKERY  ANDt CONFECTIONERY  Only the Best kept  CA. lAWEi      fS& Brnlwi! ������������������  ^(faMwas-ai i lawssa-BBBM-  CHIROPRACTIC  (KI-RO-PRAK-TIK)  1* the knowledge or the cause of dls-1  ease and the art of locating and re'  moving the cause by hand. !  THE tHAIM 1* the human dynamo  which generate* human electricity or  vital energy, and the spinal cord sM  nerves are ��������� the- lSiBruihenta for conveying this force to sil organs aasVl  tissues. ������   "      y }  THEtfl NERVES;.emanate, on each]  rile *f1the *pmaLobrd, through s*ml*1  circular grooves which are *ob|*dt to  strain,   often    producing j ������r*s**ki  upon th* nerves, the* wtertetfajr Vtth^  the transmission,Ot thl* vital energy.  THUS THE OOSLUXATIOK (sllfbt  dlaplacement) 1* the cause of bad Affect* or dtveaae at the end of 'the  nerve.  A CHIROPRACTOR locate* ana adjust* (by;hand) the displacement within the spinal column 6f the human  body. When sn adjustment is properly made, there will he 100 per cent,  of transmission snd 100 per cent, of  ���������xprsMion ot lite; which is PERFECT  HEALTH.   ErnestS!������aw,i}.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic).  SW 22nd Ave. Bast.   ,   .  Consultation JVee  from  1:30 to 6  4ally (Sunday* excepted).  1832 Commercial Pr.  ->t Between 2nd and and 3rd  We nsniifacttir*  ICP CRPAM  ON THE PRPMJSES  . FR^SH PAII-Y,  Inspection invited. A  W. L. CARTER. PROPRIETOR  Full line of Confectionery, Tobaccos, &c  $5iCasli^$25Munlfi  Nc Interest, buy*  house, modern, fine ���������  a good 5-roomed  lot, near car at  Cedar Cottage.   Apply   ���������  UNION BSlViTE CO.  Cor. Westminster Kd t Commercial St  ^Insurance, Rents, general Brokerage  PARISIAN TAILORING  (LADIES'AND GENTS')  909 OROMOW9Y, *X99T  Pressing    ���������    Cleaning.    -    Dyeing  Work called for mod rcturnad.  <'*M������������������*>������*������t������l,������������fllM<l.l������ iir-fifHl������HH������liiiiniiM  Shipm^ B>esh fromj^^^hd  Fruits I  aiso PEEP& FREAN'S BISCUITS  Cor. 11th Ave. & St* Catharines St.  PHONE:   Fairmont 1324       '  . ������   ' ' ������������������' *  hi 11 n i ui i mi i ** in 111 nifni tin *********** in 11 ** >-  ���������mrwt~y^*ixt*i*y*vj*  ($$*;,-igfra,  *"������**  f   -    '  - w  < <"'  THE WESTERN CALL  7   I  tfJjT vtkC:S  M  \*************4**y*>*4>*******   *********************4 * ***  *    Always the Beet Four Court* Heal in the City $toU_n., US* to S>n'440 to 8 p.m.   v  I.C MEALS 25c       -SHORT ORDERS AT AUTHQWBS ; ' J  I T������jt- HOME RESTAURANT  1 SnKJTV  146 Hastings St,, East  * *,*_!_��������������� |  Tj, ,     SModrs E-Btot Pantafes        , J  i;..}..;..X":-x������M������������:~:������v:������>������>������M''>-:-;������������;Ty,:"i'v -n-���������������>���������<'^yI'M"! **********���������*'****  *_-  MacLACHLAN & MORGAN  'HIOH   CUSS   BOOTS-ANO   SHOES  Of Ouanutto** Quality  ladles',  GttntU>men's end, ^Children'!   at-  * half city prices.',  ^ ,SOOTS an* SHOBS KBPA1RBO  Our   long   experience   and    equipment  ,    guarantee* good workmanship.  (330 Main St. and Cor. 18th Ave. jntd Main St.  TT?  ���������**-  *hono Falrmonl B4B     Always in Mt. Pleasant  ry  Jelly's Express  nd Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main Wd Broadway  Phono - Fairmont 845  vs    ������  T  tiis,s>i*aia*������at*j*js*jii*jasjw*^^  PROF. COWAN 1  EXPERT -TEACHER of Violin,* Man- .  dolin,  Guitar,  Banjo,  Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private-Lessons  -   $8.00  L      No Glass .Lessons   y.  Musicians supplies of every description.  UN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  2348 Westminster Rd. ttr. 8th        (tone Fairmont 1567;  **������*V*JSt*������SjSjg������*j*)*^^  \ m _   i  S������  9e  i mi i u ie m>*****4i***in****40i hi ************ ******** *4  iCITV PRICES  4Waa j -* ���������>���������*���������** v  523 *wiwu w.   \Efc $ WQQ|> mm-. fitrwt m  Wall Papers, P������int������\'Wshes,VariiUhes,OMs,etc. :  Oer Store I* in a kcsltty where rent* are" about one quarter of that; !.  commanded by similar store* in the Cltir*r *nd onr stock, is new and ��������� ���������  elent.    r##lf <9 QP9V9MMT HM YOU*   A������a you ������<* the  *  benefit, as we are content wltb fair profits.  Your jobbing work will be promptly attended, to if yon pbr  Fairmont 1520 *   -  ione��������� ;|  Y**4***>******************** ****l*****************M"U  A TENDERfOOl'S WOOING  ��������� BY-  ClUIVE   PHIlJLlPPi-*   WOULBY.  (AUTHOR OF "GOLD,,GOLD IN CARIBOO," ETC.)  Supplied Exclusively In Canada by The British A Colonial Free* Service,  Limited.  I   loath  ~0n anyone pise..gum boots would tbs ������nesuon wa* y^^Bsrt. and  have been a horror. shapeless, huge, _-*"t*d a imibblng, but Kitty had  mad-bespattered.   On her they   only beeneanght at a disadvantage.  There  il"MH\********************  ***4****************f>M**  ::  **  Cjiickens:  **  Thatlay Egfes and produce Chickens.  Several varieties.  made you wonder where snm boots so  astoundingly small and smart could  have been made. Besides, they suggested an apology. If one were needed,  tor the extreme brevity ot Kitty'*  skirts.  The tire was the most daring gallant  ln that crowd, it was he who touched  Kitty's white throat with his ro*y finger*, be who Ut the deep blue ot h- ���������  laughing eyta, who threw that velvety  shadow which bo emphasised the full,  curve ot her saucy chin, and, because  even he became timid and uncertain in  such a place, made you -wonder whether tbtit-wa* a dimple Just beyond the  curve of tbcs? sweet red 'lip*.      ,  Tea, Kitty was pretty, and knew it  perhaps too well, pretty with that face  which has. haunted England for *o  many -happy centuries, going a Chris-  massing on the pillion behind old-  fashioned fathers long ago, looking  down perhaps as Guinevere to Gwendoline upon the mailed knights- of the  tonrnayror to-day making young men's  pulse* beat as they pass I through the  army and Navy Stores, where perhaps  Onejmects wore pretty women to the  acre than in any other space on earth.  "Now slug, soive one," ordered Mrs.  Rolt      '  ,?You don't mind my tobacco, do  you?"  "No; of oourse not."  Taking his pipe from his mouth, Jim  had started at Anstruther'a words, and  looked a surprised question at the  Bos*'* wife. He had never dreamed  that a man might not smoke in camp.  "All right, Jim. it's only Mr. Anstruther'* English 'frills. Where we  breathe we smoke in B. C, my husband say*. He Is my law. But must  I give you a lead?" and, without wa'ting  for an answer she began to sing the  "Old Swatiee River" in a rich contralto voice* which gave to the words  an infinite pathos as they died away  ln that homeless waste. j  By a camp fire a *ong must lave-a  chorus; without it" trie gregarious In-,  stinct sof man to unsatisfied. PerhenV  man itnga, Jn p*rt. becasae he hv a  little afraid of nature's ������HeW, or \ of  all choruses thq**} French-Canadian  choruses, roaring, rollicking;-boating  ditties. Of \7hlch Jim sang on_or two;  have done more to hunt the bl^ devils  from the river* of lower Canada ttan  anything else In the world..  They are full of a spirit of a reck  }e*sly daring people, and Jim sang  tbem with the spirit of an old-time  Toyageur, and an accent which if not  Parisian, was at least not London. It  WSS noticeable iu Jim that though his  JBpflltfl was apt to Btumble and wonder Into all sorts of by-ways of slang,  h|* French was good enough, and hi*  JBngllsh vocabulary at least as ample  as an Englishman's. It was only" with  tb* constantly recurring phrases of  every-da> life that he and those of his  fclnd played the mountebank. It was  Well for the more scholarly Anstruther  rhaps that be did not follow the cow-  y In any foreign tongue.    Instead  sang them "The Hounds   of.  the  eynell," and for the first time during  that picnic Frank AnBtrutber placed  himself, and wat at home.  Aa he sang you knew tfhat that  spare horseman's figure meant; you  realised where that lean high-bred face  would *ecm * true type, and ^to~Klty,  dreaming a* he sang, came a vision of  an old, many-gabled house, set.: as  on*11* ancestors loved to set\ them, in  a wooded hollow, all the lawns of It  alive with, hounds, and round the porch  of it a group of such men and horses as  only England can turn out. .Amongst  tbem all that duffer who could do noth  ggs>  Hew arrivals  s from  Fresh  ^Land  ���������*  ; +  *  -?  U������>  For Prices of Fowls andJEggs  .'-:^v;>_^quire-   , S  *  *  *  +  t  t ".      --.'-'^ ���������������������������;- . *  ****** 11 f 11II Mill 111 till t   +*Vi 1 ** it 111H H HI M 1 III  tTIOGrait St.  1637 Victoria Or.  had T)*en more ln her eyes than she  raeant to show Just yet, so she stumbled, and Mrs. Rolt answered for her.  "Oh, I suppose you would learn to  ride."  "Thank you. I thought that was the  one thing I could do."       * <  "On schooled horses. You haven't,  tried a buck jumper yet."  "Yes he has, though." put huCombe,  looking up frou the plug he was whittling.  "And you did not give us a chance  of seeing the show! That was jnean,  Jim."  {'There wasn't much of a show."  "Well, I'm not sure that you would  do much bett r yourself over a post  and rails," said the girl hotly. "It all  depend* what yon are used to., I suppose you .put him on Job., That brute  would throw anyone but a broncho  buster.'' ' ��������� i  "Didn't throw -Wr,, Anstruther any-  way."   ' '     '  "What! Did not Job get him off?"  The girl's whole face lit up with pleasure and pride in her friend.  "Wasn't to be. done unless that cay-  use had she4,his hide*" said Jim quiet,  ly,  "Your ffiend can ride." and If Jim  put a little top much stress upon "voir  friend" the "admission that he cot U  j'ido was > e-y hearty and generous fo:  a rowbev who was'jealous.  \    The girl knew it;  knew, too. tha'  horsemanship was Jim Combe's great  gift, and for a1 moment her. eyes dwelt  seriously oh that "big loose figure in  snaps, that old fri?nd who had taught  her so much, and borne'with her so  long.   If only h? could speak English  if   only  ho   was not "so Canadian."  would he'not be the better man of tht.  two?  A year ago, before She had be*  dazzled by the-glamor and luxury o'  the Old Country, she would have h en  able totanswrr. Now she hes.tated. >  Aft* Combe's testimonial, which-)  appreciate, do you think 1 ahall e\et  Stake, a cowboy?" persisted-Anstru-''  ther.  Riding 4a not art.   It may make a  cowboy* M was thntktng rather of a.  Western map." ���������,  "And youf Ideal ot a Western man  is a high oner* \    .   ' \  "Just the highest. Your best-West  erner is the best that can be mad*  out ot the b"st English material, ten  pered by such a lite as man ought to  lead."   '  Tbey 'were getting into deep water,  and Mr*. Rolt was not sorry to seL  Combe rsappear. carrying a hug<������ lea''  of brush, bough* 01 young'pines whlcrt  he, waved one at a tlma through the"  smoke of the camp fire, until most of  ���������the rain drops had left them.  With these he vanished into the c*  bin, and afttf a long absence, ret rhed  to announce, "bed time, ladies. I'm  afraid that your bed isn't what It migh*  be, but with 'your sllcksrs o\er that  brush, and your blankets, it will be  dry .nough. Don't worry to turn out  tiir I call you."  "Where are you going to sleep?'  "We'll steep right here, If Mr. Anstruther don't mind, so as to be handy  in case you \ ant anything. ������et's fo  and look at the horses, Anstruther.  Good-night," anil'ths two strolled awav  into the night whilst the ladies turned  to. . ''--,-    ������������������"  that you mm be smart.  ���������mart people."  .   "You p^efcr-sltms."  "Yes. Jnifciite^y.   Jipr is a man."     '  ^Antt^lr.'Anstruther is not?"  "I did not say so.  I don't know. H  may be one m embryo, but bell talte  lot of niak!n������."  "Would > on not rath-r thai Jim he  some of your pet aversion's 'makln *  in t'.ic fcvgiiali language tor. lns,a-ic������  Or   ts   it   n ce������sary   to talk   like  brc^no buster to bs ajroaa?'* ~  Polly ROit ht>si ated. She, did no  want to lie: Indeed downright truth  fulnrss wft* one of her cccasicnall  paiiifal chat a -terlsttcs, but she did no  like to admit any bUrinis-us ia h������,i  favorite.   ... '  ,  4 "Oh, wtll. line'English i**Aea*y t  nut-en.- foe-*n.ao like Jim/** you?  toupee-is,for you.   A man mitat *pea  the !ang������age of a countay If he waa i  to be un'derfctood In It.   You usvd U  understand Jim well t nough befonvyoi,  went home." ,  "Aud now 1 don't He *e������nf* to est  to have changed. In some way he doc;  not seem to b? natural any more." ���������  '4 thought your complaint was trat  he was notv sufficiently artificial���������  smart I mean."  "He Isn't that,* either.    But hurry  up.   Here^tney come," and the two  ladies whisked round the corner anc  into tbe *eclu*lon of their cabin, to,  put on the last finishing touches.  A minute later they were congratulating Comb? and Anstruther upon a  fine buck1 which tbs two-slung in th:  wagon. ' '  "Who shot It, Jiml "Yoti. of course,"  asked Kitty, h$r dainty bead a* trim  aa if *he had Just parted from her  maid, though Mrs. -Rolf* fringe Wat  ���������till a trifle damp and straight.  "No, Mr. Anstruther kiUed UIra."<  "And thBt is all I had tsTfir wlthjt,"  added Anstruther. "CombeJfOhnd tit  tracks; 1 went right away from tbem.  Walked all over the country until 1  was beginning to grow tired.. He toll  me to get ������Ky rifle ready at tbe foot o-  rS hog's hack, and as" we peeped over  said 'shoot f That Is all I < knew o'  Sur hunt." ' i-  "  Jim ^Fd  him pickctted for you,'  said the girl. , ^  Jim laughed. "Picketted to his fed  Miss Kitty. T'aint much ot a trick tc  know where a buck Would, be thlf  time in the morning." ������������������ ,  It is a trick you will owe your stela/'  to, more than to my rifle," retorted-. \\\  Anstruther generously^ and then be  tween their, they set ���������about .prepatfa4  tlons for breakfasts- e    ;''"-.   ���������    !   '  Before that,m������al was *>>er. the,, hi  dlan, Pretty Dick, cam* up with |hc  horse*. ' ...       ,-' '',   "'^.t.  -aivbr by five.*.*"; e ,.     ,  "Ves. butjhei������^a������*i*es  wbe*������>~  >on eoiWd camp."  \*p������������<-' ' ������-     ?i i?-'������ -  -On*o   we   *t*mvjai^ma}*i :*/,''}  shouldn't want to *s\S������**      '1 -ft ,���������  - -There's no" ^ts^sft^-lt-looW^bjr^1  enough now, bat SO. it did thla ti***  .vesterday.". ,   ">*.   * -& T+%,   <  Certainly   the   m ***������* t  enough.  "The atorm.#.  had cleared tae,',alr'i*si,-  more brilliantly l*eJ4-tSS*ij**w������l.  long sloping lan^vfssllaatra  way for the* to ce������oe foi;!d*ir"'mear  1 Saw their tracks." Wdn^t you-notic*  them going up that f^st' rise ���������Jtsi  tor a deer!"   *    , 1 v* >*%,.'*&*9  Ing right in Canada, had been the best  CHAPTER lit.  Cattl* Thieves  "Are you men np?  man in the county.  .  "Say," said Combet when the song  waa finished, "ain't it pretty hard to  find a fox nowadays in the Old Coun-  tryr ' .  An-truther came back from the Vale  with a start, and perhaps because you  cannot   adjust \ yourself to your environment* in five seconds, answered]  a little superciliously.  "No, why should it be. People don't  shoot: foxes there." ���������  "They are wild, Jim, like our Coyotes." put in Mrs. Rolt.  "There ain't no bounty on them  then. Don't they play old Harry with  the ranchers?"  . "If they do we pay for it."  : "Oh, well you see, 1 ain't been ln  England myself. I was raised in Canada, and it'is good enough for me. I  knew there were plenty of foxes when  ray grandfather bunted tbe Old Lark-  shire, but I fancied that the people  The mist vreathes of early morning,  the very, last of then!, were Blow./  trailing away like dainty long-s<..rted  dames from the hollow b?low the -cabin, and the top half ot the sun was  showing through the timber which  crowned the rise to the east of the  camp, when Mrs. Rolfs head was protruded from th������ cabin door to'ask the  above question..  But no one answered her. The fire  had been made up and the men's blankets were hung on the bars of the  corral, but there was norther sigh of  life if you except a grey bird1 like f  Jay. who was making a careful inspection of relirs.  "No onch.re; ������-ltty," Mrs. Ro'i railed back into the cabin. ������������������ .ow te bvr  i chance to make our toilet, and of  {course tha* d������ar old .Jim ha3 cvery-  ffatance. sear which a  jested tbe bsd of an unseen river.  'That* taw Freeer and the**  V    Grr. ,<\   H������gv mouataln*,"  ad. p-=lntlug U������\fce* bills **y������md.   -W*1  ,,1! ���������s'rc-vou eight hours'riding to ga>l  i^i ^cr where the** big red blufSs^  . p   Tou know, tbem.   Yoj* -**������*  >c t\Q ���������au^heJrolsV'^beie.   W*  ������������������-���������fock now." .  ,������>* 'J������ -..,      , \    ,   ���������  -!-o ������e eoulf :6e in. eighty of th*  ������ n*r+**< rfe- ---..���������> ������������������   ^ j  ihij;  l^'  with  . '-'���������hS'. y^SFCr x^������3*  y MW'M  ���������* -      & a> > it*"-* A  ������ ?!?$&'-t\*4  y'iMm  -2L      t i^ti-1'SiwS.Wia  "5   *���������>VitTM^?3  the  morning seaahls* ^  strong acebt of IM  eminently provocative Sf a _  'Kitty's horse, aot eJKirety  perhaps ot his rrd*** he**  dance about an4 gsjll ,at jkks  if h* would dras^* *w*������lng  figure from the saddle,  Jim'* eye* dwelt  That was how be  Had he not, tsughl       A. _._.  she wa* but tbe ten-year-oW darthag ot  tbe ranche, and was a^ As* al**>  .   ,., ���������,  >lt en her, haagrtly.  i loved toMMK  kl her ss rtaV Wmea  , ��������� &<  _____jr     ^^,    '    .KL- t.  con on wnicn a* wu hh-mui **������>,*'  endless trouble wnU*t ,*he ws������ ,*������ar ^  to. England?      ' jr,������ '������>    *   >> y\ p.  -A^  <7  (Centieusi AeMWeeh.)  #  Wa  irses.  ' . <���������   '������    j-'m .  "Plenty man track In the swams?  t Said.        ,    ,       , .  r������     ^Wi^L.        '   v    "  he  "Falrclourh's boy*  expect^eaid Jim,  ������  thing fixed for us, basin and water  and towels. Viakcs me feel quite 'to  home' as he'o say."  "How do you know that it /as Ji .������?"  "How do I know, you ungrateful  girl? Hasn't Jim done these things  ever since we came .o the countr;-.  would have been too thick oh The ���������You dont suppose that your new chura  ground now for any wild thing to live, j would ever have-4hought of it?"  This country is big enough, you'd' ���������"I tnmk that you are very hard on  think, but the Yanks have killed outjmy new cll������m,'' said the girl, showing  the buffaloes, and will kill out most  other������things before they are through-  "When my grandfather hunted the  Old Larkshire." It was said in such a  quiet, matter-of-fact way that it took  Anstrutber's breath away, and yet he,  who knew th? annals of fox-hunting  better than he knew his Bible, remembered that one of the best masters tbe  Old Larkshire had ever had was Sir  Greville Combe.  ���������Could this tellow in shaps and flannel shirt, who spoke such appalling  English, be grandjson to Sir Greville?  AJquiet smile on Mrs. Rolfs tace t^ld  Mnrtbat it .was. so. In afler years Anstruther learned to look through the  clothes of the West and see the men  beneath, but at the moment a hcrror  took him, and he wondered how lene  it would-.tak? to make him a cowboy.  That was what he carne out to bit  or so h*> had cold his father and Ins  friends, but looking up he caught  Kitty's blue eyes fixed upon him, a ,d  knew that he had lied.  "Do you think that I should ev.r  nu\ke a cowboy. Miss 3IIfford?"  a de.igh.tfully rosy.face in a mi..t of  disordered hair.  "And I think that you are hard on  your old���������friend," retorted Mrs. Rolt.  She tad almost said more than e>.3  had intended to, but caught herself up  in time and buried her face healthily [with excitement  n the basin to hide her confusion.  "Polly." '  "Well?" blowing the soapsuds out of  her eyes and shaking tne water,frej������  aer wet h;..r.   -  "What an object you do look, dear.  It's lucky your fringe is natural."  "Is that all you wanted to say. Miss?  I ani all natural and so were you before you-went back to England. Now  you must-needs wear that thing!" and  she pointed indignantly to a portion  of Kitty's looks which that charming  maiden carried in her hand."  "You must wear a toupee in England. How would you keep your hr. 1  smart  without one."  Mrs. Rolt held up her hands with a  little gesture of horror.  "Spare me that word, Kitty, before  breakfast at any rate. Smart! That  is your gospel nowadays.    Who said  ktlght��������� Anstruther?"  No.  1 saw nothlngv-1  erl"   *    A T*S >'  "Not Falreiaw erofd. Jlim "Mtfki  turn turn Chllcotln*,* ?ut In, rtett:  Dick.  "What does he say?rt *4Sed.An*tm4  ther.  "Say* he thinks they wereChilcf  tin Indians." Why do you. think ������~  Dick?':  "M^ ace old camp. See plenty littl*  sticks go thl* way," pointing scuth  "You come along, Jim, I show you.  The two went away together, arc  after a Short absence returned. Whn  tbey Old so, even Kitty cquld>**e the  something bad gone wrong, 'i  "What ia ft. Jim?" asked Mrs. Rbh  "Chlicctins. Khelb������n*'* band,' i  think.'"  '"Ghat doesn't matter, does It? Ol  Khelowu* I* all right. Thef v.ui.  bother1 us?" i  "I suppose not. No, of fcourse, the>  won't. Old Kbelowna is a* tarn, as i  wet hen, but 1 don't like that." and - u  held out for inspection, a athall .piece o;  fawn-colored hide.        x:yy^'-x.^  Anstruther took it. and turned i  over in his hand.: "AJbuck'i.ear." b������.  said, in* the tone of a squire who had  found a rabbit v/|re. **Tbe beggars  have been shooting our deer, hjut you  can't prevent them, can yon? There'*  no game law in this tree country,"  ��������� "No, we can't stop them, shoattiug  deer and don't want to. There's pleuy  for all. but. that's not a' buck'* ear.  The Risky Ranch' don't mark deer."  Anstruther saw then that the ear  had been cut in a peculiar fashion, so  as to make it swallow-tailed.  "Why, that !s our mark, Jim," erf .  the Boss's wife.  "That's    what    I'm  thinking.  Mrs.  Rolt.    That's  our   mark  sure.     The  Boss will have to keep an eye ion  hose  fellows.   There's been a lot of stock  missing lately." ���������  "The Boss won't like that.'  "No, nor I'm afraid you won't like  what I'm goi:^, to say, but there's nr  help for It. We've got "to gfve up c .:  ���������hoot and go back. We'll ha.e u  round up those cattl? thieves righ'-  away." -'.-��������� -������---  Kitty's face fell.     She bad ������ooke<  forward to her shooting  picnic  atic  hated to give it up.  . ''What shoulu you do if; we were ac:  with you, Jim:" she asked.      *..'.  "Follow them right away.":.  "But you couldn't take them at  single-handed."  "No, nor don't want to, but I conk  see who tbey were for sure, and maybi  get proofs against them."  "Why could we not: go with you,  Jim?" suggested Kitty. ';it would be  better fun tban bunting: I'm a born  detective." v..  The gin z Lright "face was all alive  The thought of tear  Suite iriade to <>dcr  -���������5i  ffr CCKriniSVSMi fMfS  \tuam.m^*tt,m*Ami.  1 r������i <*>*i) aJri-rrusr >*rt������fjr^  vir>ut<������0..   XtCftu**    th.  Etc ��������� Sti-k������lMi������u.  0*9 ^rejeVr  had never yet entered her head.  I tell the truth there are in liritish',  ;Columbia no-trrrible legends of Indian'  ; warfare to shake any one's ne.v -.,'.  i There, the ordinary Siwash Is a ptace-  iable creatur*' unless he is drunk, aud  j then it is the white man's. fauk tor  I making him so.  | "Yes,' it would be better'fun,. Miss  i Kitty, but n'-t so .?afe. i think we had  'better a:l of us go back to t.io ranche  land get the hoys out. uniess you think,  ; Mrs. Rolt, that ynu could find tne way  j back without me."  I "I could try. Where is the ranche  jfrom- her'-?V ":  ;     "Come 'o t������e top of th:? rise tnd I'll.  : show you."    -    ���������  Together they rode to the edge of  the plateau, from which they couid  see bench upon bench of grey cattle  land, bounded by low hills :n the far  2436 MAIN STRPPT  <I'.EWE������N 8th wnd fcRO/DV. AY)  First-class Repairing a Specialty  Boots and Shoes nude to order.  |������. 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Cor.   8th   Ave.   and   Princt  E������V-  ward  St. Tele   Fairmont -V������������-L  z.aTTEm sat eanrr*.  REORGANIZED CHCRCH  OK rHRJt������T  2������22 Stott Strei t       ' "~  Servic������s���������Every Sunday evenir g "at 7rJ0"o't!������ik.  ��������� Sunda- Sch������i! at 8^v o'clock. ^___  1.  McMullen. Elder.  XNHEPEkTOfiST OBSZBOr ODO-  vsuowB  MT.  PLKASAKT LODGE XO. :f  Mct-t-s    every    Tuesday    at    S   p.m.   '������������������*>  f.O.O.F;   hall.     We-tmin-ter     Ave..   M:  Pleasant.    Soourning   brethren   cordial.y  ir.viterl to attend.  J. C. Davis. N. G.. 1231 H"r������;������>r Strett  J. Harfdnn. V. G.. 2616 Vain Street  .    . Thog. Sewell. Kec. Sec, 481 i e\enth Ave. E.  X.OVAX. OBAITSZ X.OSOE  MT.'PLEASANT L. O. L. NO. 1842.  ,   Meft"   the  I'-t  and   3rd  T    .rsda.v^   of  each month at S p.m. In the K. of P. lis-.ii.  AH visiting brethren cordially welccu1.*.  H. Birmingham. W.M.. 477  ith Ave   E  C. M. Howes. Sec, 393 10th Ave.   E. '^U^ii  JVf!r'yif',*\v,''-i  Slip  ���������rr."'jrr-v&:%iyy.  rA&k'l  f������Pt������  W&^������M?:  MRS. Wisewoman���������" Hello, is that Mr. Beresford ? " ,  Mr. Beresford���������������������������'Yes/'  Mrs. Wisewoman���������"This is Mrs. Wisewoman. I was looking at the  house of Mrs. Goodneighbor and liked the way you finished it. The  Psints and Oils yoalised look splendid. Now I want you to dp-mine the  same^and use decorations like you used at Mrs. Goodneighbor V  Mr. Beresford���������" Thank you, Mrs. Wisewoman.   One of my strong  , points.is promptness.   I'll start at once.   My address is���������''  J7 W. BERESFORD  1725 PARK DRIVE PHONE: Seymoor 8785  Local' and  Otherwise  SPOKANE IS AFTER  I TIJE  SILVERWARE  M  ^^���������".���������WrftVPij'^'-v-  tl \ V r*.  *****}**** I ** 1111IIM 11 11"   &s* H* * *** H M IIIIIIII !���������������  LfinYoQr  Bring them straight to  ��������� our repair shop. * We can  a : feptae * broken lens on 21  ��������� ws^sr^i  aopuicate from the������.   You  : \{ ^^c|s5ndonsam^������i^  ���������    fog dona accurately and  ; Jfttnptly.  ii  iililiiil  fWil  ���������>tf.  ���������  J**  PocKet  KfHfe  Ctrl  ������__ale,_,4t___r_K_ a  31J2  ��������� y__**t___l***  of*������er*nt������tyles.  The Rev. Cfwen Bulkeley's Wednesday evening Lenten services in at.  Mary's parish hall are highly ai>pie'  elated. Next Wednesday "The Old,  Old Story" will oe the subject. That  will be the last on Wednesdays; but  on Good Friday evening, April Sth, that  most solemn service, "The Stations of  the Cross." will be portrayed, accompanied by devotional hymns, ai\d that  will conclude this course of Lenten  services.  The Vicar hopes that duiing Holy  Week, April 1st to the 6tn, the great  week of self-denial, the remaining  $44.00 required to complete the payment for the temporary church building will be raised.  The St. Mary's branch of the Church  Lads Cadets are being instructed in  scouting by two late officers of the  British army, Captain Mackenzie and  Lieutenant Jacquot, and will soon have  their unifoims and drill-rifles from the  Old Country.  The financial report for the past  year of the St. Peter's Woman's Auxiliary shows that $322 nave been raised  during the put yea������, of which $100  [nave -been given to the church, committee and $35 for a sewing-machine  for the use;ef the Auxiliary. - During  [the year a number of sheets;were sentj  to the, dlvtslonal 'Doi������a*C$oclety for  hospital purposes. '    "  Five boys and,a girl are allegedly  responsible tor damagevdone to a new  house on Sherbrook 'street, the- prop  erty of Mr. Keenlyslde. The damage  1* estimated at considerably over $200*.  Should ladle* wear *Ukk -dresses?  Certainly; and: Gaining A Co., ot 252  Broadway west, have the very latest  tbirig In silk, direct from the Orient  Ladiea' tailoring la done on the premise*. ,   ���������    ���������  The government analyst has reported the result ������t hi* examination of the  water from the spring recently discovered on the C. P. R. re*erve������tf be  eminently satisfactory. Steps iwell be  taken immediately,to make use of the  [new *opply������ which1 will ho pumped  directly Into the water mala*. Should  nothing unforeseen happen, Suparla-  l������*adeat Muliett expects to have the  water available tor us* in a tew day*.  ' Inspector Robinson's report ot the  work done ta South Vancouver *durms  1*11, by the Society- for Prevention of  Cruelty to Animal*, show* that during  the year 163 complaint* were-|sve������tt-  fSted. snd 61 esses were treated* 4a  S5 cases warning* were gire*> 41 animal* bad to be destroyed, e*d U  prosecutions were conducted.' The  most sevtou* c**e occurred last July*  when a men wa* flaed |W snd cost*  for plsclaf ammonia la a dog** eye*.  A city set upon a bill cannot be hid.  That'* why IS pays to advertise. It  pays the merchant to advertise, provided he advertises Judiciously. Ad*  verti������lng in your local paper 1* iudt-  clous���������provided your local paper circa-  late* estesalvely la your district. The  .m^t^mm.  _k*'     ______������  #9*f VPN?  it������M������>Mt>M.ftt������������������fa������������MtQfttMMatMtMfMMtHMt|  ������ww***__t aays *# a**$ E****t Prim* aw W****t #  '".   -Tr- .... _ -��������������� nstr _���������%-_��������� . **am f  ki������������?  ISr?  it*  a  J.yy.ffSsnaili. Pr**.  :-$'fik&'#i*h  - And ftfrwing week a rW**.* WsW 904**t*9f ***������������**������������  1  . Afeya^"q^^^^^qUa*Tebl*w*r*l*ft.  These fogs stCpet     f  ~~ ^Mi park im\V  Planning to  Recover the  Cups Captured by Canadian* at Dry-  Farming Cons'******* ,  (Special to Western Call.)  LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Canada,  March 20.���������The Canadians, who for  three years past have been capturing  nearly all of ' the silver cups and  valuable' prizes at the Dry-Panning  Congresses at Billing*, Spokane and  Colorado Springs,, have got to look to  their laurels this fall, for the Spokane  Chamber of Commerce is going to  :ndeavor 'to re-capture all that silverware and some more besides, according to the entries and space reservation* mad* for that organisation at  the International Dry-Farmed Product* Exposition, to be held at Lethbridge October 2146. '���������  Daniel Morgan, financier and banker of Spokane* is the organiser of tnlB  movement to gfve the Canadian*  "a big run tor their money/,' and he  is one of the. most energetic men on  the Board of Trustee* of the Spokane  Chamber ot Commerce. Aa chairman  ot the agricultural, horticultural and  dairying committee of that organisation, Mr. Morgan is making thing*  hum, according to all report*. He  has stirred i.up the growers'of world  prize winning grain in Alberta and  Saskatchewan by his announceSaent,  and thef are'thl* early preparing .to  grow atUt better grains than heretofore, and som* are now devoting their  evening* porting' seed with' microscope*- by oil lamp*.  In a statement issued thl*.week,  following a'meeting of the trustees of  the Spokane Chamber et Commerce,  at which a large appropriation was  made to meet the expense of gather-  ins aa.e-tt-.tblt, Mt. Morgan aald:  "We are going in strong foreVery-  thing In sight at the.big Dry-Farming  Special Contributions  i     I,, .   -    - - "i  LACK OF PRODUCTION AND HIGH  COST OF LIVJNG.'  -,.'    /  Nothing further has'been heard of  the city's lou*d trumpeted enquiry tato  this vital subject, anb\we,take tt!taat  it has died a natural death. That Is  the way with all theBe propo-ala.  People' get out and shout for iii. single  tax or a board of commission, and  lithen very soon all public intajreat begins to wane and other men tr^de on  the' apathy of the people. I hope'thfc  :ly hint given last week a* to the  city council'* own responsibility in  the .matter of high prices might <be  traced has not had the effect of: heading off the local enquiry.  In an earlier article I spoke ot the  influence of money and bariklng on  orlces.  That is a part of the subject require* to be better understood.  We need to have bankers and]  others who have a grasp of the whole  subject, and I am told there is one  banker In Vancouver who i* a past  master on thl* topic���������give us by means  of public lectures the full fruits ot  their observation, reading and experience.  The whole question is not even fully,  understood by our, greatest scholars  and but dimly seen Into by'our wisest  statesmen.   '  There Is the whole deep subject ot  bt-metallism, not of any standard,  which is unthinkable, but bi-metalllsm  of money is certainly practical and  might do much good in making the  dollar tote round a bit further than It  does at present.  I To make two metahTof equal; standard, value or to try and do *Ois where*  all the M-metalllat* have fallen dowir,  aa the one which is cheapest In the  market occupies the whole money  field, arid the other leave* it.  ' One writer on this say* I am under  Westers Cell circulate* esteaslvely fh.tHe assaraace of, a. Wf d������������������f������tlon  Congress" "Exposition at Lethbridge |������^ ������osaw������^osa^������hartJ*ie> worfd at proe-  next October. We ahall enter several ' *"'" *"���������������������--.-������������  exhibrtfl in the *weep*take elass tor  one bushel of hard wheat* la which  thepriye ia. a IsJBOQ Romely tractor  eagute, and we are golnito cOmWete  for the valuable prtse* <or dry,������t*rni*d  fratts, grassds and cereal*. We are  out forv the oUverwat*, that tae Canadian* have been Girting home for  three Tears past, and we' plan to bring  hack a*$nach as they have, carried  off, and then some more tor Interest  and good advertising.  "Martin J- Weasel*, curator ot the  chamber, la to have, charge of the  decorative feature* o^our^ exhibit, an4  also collect and prepare fjhe grain*,  stsssm and frulf!. We are to have  the co-operation ot the Inland Empire  Assoelstloa of Commercial Clubs, sad*  there 'will be besides exhibit* under  the district cissses a laffs number la  the individual competition*, in (tacL  we are going to ent*r on everythlbg  grown la Washington, Oregon and  Idaho���������and we are going to have the  prise winner*, too.  "Our delegation and our eshtbit Is  going on a spec!*! train. -We save  ent haa no 8CIBNQE of \ money, aad  that It la a disgrace to science aad  common' sense, and that there la no  safe gulda as to WHAT MONBY III  and how it does it* workd" ' '-' v  '" Walker pronounce* MONBJY ss that  which pasae* from ;asad to hand  throughout tbe community in fee! .die-  charge of. debts and full payments of  commodltie*, without reference, to the  character or credit of the person who  offers it, sad without the intention of  the person who receive* It to consume  It or to apply It to aar other see than  In turn to tender ii te other* la discharge of debt* in the same way1.  1 must leave a wJdor examination  into this side of the subject for another article, ss it Is one that require*  WW    t^w*    wew^*>"'s*>    ***���������   a}*******    *a*aamaa}   *a/*/a*ai    ���������wa*  ssslmllsted before more of tt* ssm*  kind of thought can he dige*t*d,  -PATHFINDBR-  your district.  Home protection sgsliuit fire Is the  Istest development In South Vsacou-  ver, arising from the difficulties besetting the fire department by reason of  the,vest area to he covered. According to Fire Chief Jordan, many resident* are parcbaslu* private. fHemirsl  apparatus to protect their homes.,  Mr.  John  Wayhrsat  ha*  opeaadiSSd Mystle Order, 1* la charge of.ihl*  pramlse* opposite the office of   thv fart of the arrangement*, aad he ha*  Western  CaU,  near  Eighth  aveaust applications from enough members to  where he intend* to conduct a uotst; tm*)r ������1 the train *)r^aet^������eserva-  aad hicycl* repairing works. Mr. Way-' tion* sr* being mad* tor's number of  "      ....     _ ��������� . __ __._ #_.i__,ji  fi&  V..  y**  Our Opinion on the  [eQueswtion  We know we have your confidence and we hiwe -  made ounelveB worthy of it by handling the very  beet merchandise in our line*       ���������-_ .4  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on Upmarket,  faouroptafan  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it If there was a better nnge made, we weuW  advise yon to buy it   Will  yon not come and aee it?<_ We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we aay about the South Bend Malleable is trua  The W. C. T. U. of Mount Pleasant  ������t:wUi hold-their Honorary Memwevs'  Social at the home of Mrs. J. B. Arthur, 8701 Alberta street, on Tuesday Renter, -whobaavwon the petato prise*  March SSth. . _._ .���������^ _.  i -  W. R. OW������N  J  2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447  fsateieiaieieieiaiaiaistsiaiaie/ei������iseit������te#������r������*ai������i-#  brsat has bad a wide experience^, la  dealing .with motors, bicycle*, '.lswa'  mower*, etc., sad guarantee* to give  hA patron* aatlitsctory service st  moderate charge*.  An Illustrated lecture on "HswaU,"  by Rev. Principal MecKay, D.D^ will  he given In the schoolroom of Mount  Pleasant Preebyterlan Church on  Thursday, March 28th, at I p. m.  too, aad we have engaged 'Bob,  Hendricks' BingviUe Raad. which wss  the hit* of -th* Katfonat Appl* Show  l*������t fall. Then, toe, we will have 80  member* of the Enakop* Patrol, In  uniform, aad they will do some stoats  that will make people sit up sad take  netie*. William 8. McCree, the  imperial hwpeea of this. Mysterious  the leading dry-fsnser* of the Inland  fimplre, and. If the sooommodattofis-j  are lasuifictent with one- train, we will  run two.  "The Eastern Washington delegs>  tion will b* a big one, ss dry-farming  hold* the attention of thousand* of  succeasful farm*r* <to that section.  About 2,000,000 sere* of our beet dry-  farmed land* are devoted to wheat,  and we eaa grow wheat, too. Wait  till th*y see it la Lethbridge! We also  grow oat* and barley, and we are  going to have some of those \Oregon  potato growers with us. tor Tillman  The Mission Band of Mount Pl<  ant Methodlat Church will give a coo  cert on Thursday, March 28th.  The Senior Leaders of the Y. M. C.  A. entertained a number of ladles of  Che T. W. C. A. on Saturday evening.  March 16th. Folk dances, with a  class dance by tbe ladies, made up  the programme, after which refreshments were served In the club-rooms.  In the peat, I* out for every one of  those offered thl* imx.[ And In  sifalw thereli going toh* winetWag  doing tool .     '.-.������������������  ���������-������������������;��������� ���������. -������������������y -v.  "We find great enthusiasm in the  4plan to enter in every, jclase open to  u*. and we will have the biggest and  best exhibit ever sent out:������t^ theuln-  land Empire." '��������� '^--'y-'wy'-'.  Of* the forty-two Conservative:, candidates in the British Columbia election contest, nine are elected by acclamation,'vis: - ~  Hon. Dr. H. Esson Young, Atlin.  Hon. Thos. Taylor, Reveistoke.  J. O. C. Wood, Alberni. ~"  8. A. Cawley, Chliiliwack.  Thou. Caven, Cranbrook.  Ernest Miller, Grand Forks.  N. F. MacKay, Kaslo.  F. L. Carter-Cotton, Richmond.'  L.v W. Shatford, Simllkameen.  FftASM AVUNUt tTIU- OROW1NO  A sura *lgn of prosperity la a town,  villsge or city. Is when alaoes of hasl<  new *tart opening up. Buslasss Is  the life of a place. This explsln* why  live munlclpalitle* opes^ avenues wide  to the man of business. The numher  of *tores on Fraser' avenue fs surely  sad steadily increasing- A place of  interest to ell is now la' fiae working  ord*r, between Twenty *ccond sad  Twenty-third avenues, oa Fraser a, venue, and is run by Mr.- p. McQulre.  This store ha* th* .sdvsatag* of having *^^perkao>������-4\sa st the, head  "a  **** *^���������^T���������w*^������������������^s' * 9a**%<*9&  waWP ^^p*v w#   w 9*9* aaaw  buajoe^V-ut* nhger tips. Mr. Mo-  Ouire.|ni^vsj stock'of aew snd-:second  asad-furniture and household srtleles,  and wUl^hevglad'to procure anything  required not In bis present stock,'for  truly, no store can hold something of  everything. Mr. McOuire'* motto 1*  tto "Buy Everything sad Sell Every  thing."  Even if a person ia not intending to  purchase, a visit Is sure to be interesting to any householder, or housekeeper, ss the valuea on the different  article* are so reasonable that they  will be remembered. And' when you  DO want something, then you'll remember that IfcOpire'* Furniture  Store, between Tweaty *eoond and  Twenty-third avenues, on Fraser; buys  and sells everything.  WE HAVea MOUSES LISTIO M-,  low that we can deliver subject ta]  the first deposit   Look them over.'  Nthen aee ua '-  /]  ������������������.ve  No, I  HOUSe   NO.   315.-17TH   AVtNUti  Weet, *v room*,, furnace, fin  panelled hall and. dining room, hath j  aad toilet separate, opea teJoaay at)  back; on second floor, fun lot, tisltf  to lane.  Our prtoe to sen ������ukk ss>j  only S6260 sad term* of |t00 cash  and the balance flOO every t  snd interest se-7o^.  No. 2  HOVai MO. tnV-ltTM Awl. WS������T,|  11x187 ft, lot, troemaaad all saeisi  ooftventeaoes; furnace. We eaa 6>j  liver this home for |J6eS, oaiy |t*t |  cash an*4*e haisase at fit pas  month Including latassat See tWo  horn* without delay.  No. 3  IU; ������N0 AVS. Wn KaAfl eUfiiw  ^|e*f ��������� ****^9a^91* aj**i9*a^9mrWw wrf vw| S^seTrfOJF'w*  TwWSe^T*/ wWwW* t^Pf^w wsja^f1 wss^s'sj^ *9*OW*w  r w*9 v.s^a^s_p^ ^*wvw **gea^ i^*^*jf*>w^ sjpss^sjrv  wwVlwf WfwwJpaTV* Tf_wT^rW^W** wW '^^HWWfUw  out price only iWlw/oeJy ttat saah  aad the safsaes ***** per me. sw#  Interest    f .,  Na.4  A COMING SEW8ATION l������, GRAND-  ' VIEWkV-.ri.Sr'vjis:  pay, not only those who are in need  of hardware, but everyone, to watch  for the announcement of Richmond's  Bazaar.   Big sale next  During the past two or. three weeks  an announcement has appeared in the  Western Call to the effect that Richmond's Bazaar are preparing for a big  sale. It now devolves that' Mr. Richmond has purchased the entire stock  of a hardware store at a ridiculously  low figure, and a* ah advertisement he  Intends to sell almost at cost Jt will]ed debt of the province, shows a bal-  Restored Credit-  Reference Lhfi beeA made to the  work of the McBride adajdnlitratioa in  Testoiing the credit of the province,  and in this connection it may' be  pointed out that at the present moment British Columbia stock is a*  high aa that of any other province in  the Dominion. Our S per cent stock  stands at 86%, while Quebec I* S3,  and Nova Scotia 79. It is impossible  to emphasize too strongly the successful management of the business affairs of a province which with a population of less than half a million can  appropriate $5,000,090,. for roads,  bridges, and trails,, and $3,000,000 for  works and building*; and at the Same  time present a ^balance sheet which,  after taking into account all the bond-  ance of asset* over liabilities amounting to $1,497,694, whereas only two  year* ago there was a debit balance  under this head of $3,294,577..  Houtf oh cnawte iith awp  - John St, 6 rooeifrfoTeece, flreslsof,  4j^a**)aaa*������w**w  4sw"4  tJPSJwW *^&*9***99  ****Wwa9  ������v^������*s^  trie light fixtures* aw>* Mfa kHati  corner; sold far *****; yen osa hars.  it now for fsetv.ifm eash sa* thV  halanoe *** par $90., lschislaf t*tm  est  No. 5  HOUaff NEXT TO THE AtOVg. aMU-  liar to above la every way. Pries  only $4200. $404 cssh, balance $40 pat-  month, Indsdisg latereet  HOUSE ON SCI FT.^tOT ON 17TH  Ave. Sear Mar|ha 8t, 6 rooms, modern, only 1 jbjbtck jto cars, and a good  buy at $4600, ea*y term*.  ������tto.  Phone:   Fairmont  497

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