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 w  ���������-������������������I-  k:'2i^kkkfi0i^'^}'ki  m*m  ^rn^i-r-  '��������� -f .f/.'.. ?V -ft ;; .v>^;<f-���������*���������;,'. '-.������������������-',���������:������������������:������������������ .7 ..���������":' ������������������'^.^W^o'V-v' *"^\ '.^ ���������.l.';,','.i'-������������������:��������� V-VW."���������:���������"���������:'*���������'- ���������'���������' ,- ���������^'������������������'���������v-'*; '--V'-.   '',''>��������� ie-''' '���������.[^"'JP'_r".':>I'"-. l.������/f;";./������i'1,",''1 '*V,''''^~W-:!^';*''  m  ml  ���������>^S ������������������������������������i^- .���������'*:/������������������ ������������������.:-,-:f .::>*ffep.^:--^ ���������  Published in the interests of Vancouver and the  ������  V**5  "j* <* TT" >-.!*-*  1* i 4 ^i  f'lfe; | '^f ill  VOLUME III  H. H. Stevens* M.P., EDiTOB-in-Chief )  VANCOUVER, BBITlSa ^LUMBIA,  Ijr^  _ _ ._ _  -^__ ���������   ��������� -_ ,-_ -���������>1 ;��������� JgJM j i   t' ��������� V r^f ._  *m*mmM?Mmmmtmm&mmmm9mal  si||imMsi_sis^^  W  NOTES OF THE WEST  (CONTRIBUTOR W. D.)  The Gk>od Roads convention at Victoria, called  at the instance of that astute Minister the Hon.  Thos., Taylor, has been ah unqualified succesa  from its inception.  Every, meefcrng was splendidly  attended and some rattling good addresses on the  subject were delivered. > file witty speech of |lr.  Sutton, on old timer at the game, evoked rounds  _>4 of. applause-^-and that, in spite of the fact that  many of his allusions -were not complimentary to  c/Nkhe modern road surveyor or engineer���������there was  l!������������������',*} good deal in Mr. Sutton's remarks regarding the  path-finding proclivities of good wbo48men>wl*om  .he said would often beat the road engineer hollow  ly in^ his senaing the ,ljW?' 9<;'^ila^,^wir^^wliijA,  *' >heI'-traveHed; noiife possessed a better knowledge  of the topography than a good woodsman, or knew  better hbwto. pick )0$:& grade, avoiding thjebills;  equally as well aaf^  through therbrusbi^^r^ button remarked that\  he had seen engineers lay out roads of such fearful straightness that johe could nearly lose one:  /;8eKjbn':th^'-a'f^r^ I;.';'������������������    - ���������'^v^^^i'  The making of good roads is almost if not more  important than railways in openuig up districts  , to the settler, but tHe sums allocated to their making in he past have been wofully inadequate; v  It is somewhat amusing howeved, to read in  the "World/' one of those illuminating paragraphs that seem a specialty of that iournal������ as  made and put up by the Ajnerican press agency  who hands them the trash���������to the effect that  copying America, England, was now joining in.  tbe movement for good roads alsb;; '^<?  Shades of Telford McAdam and Wade, not to  iaiention Julius Agrippa, Diocletious, and othe r  old timers copying an American movement for  good roads by Britain���������the home of good roads,  is rather too rich a joke to pass without comment.  If all roads in these prosiac d������y������,no longer lead  toRome���������they at least tend towards the seat of  ; Gbvernment and Victoria haa been fairly be������eig6d  these past few days with deputations upon deputation.   '.������������������'."���������,: -: ;, ���������):������������������? ,'y:.. ;-,..;��������� '^^^^:..'-^''^"  bid the pleasure of seeing Vancouver's cheery  member, A. ft. B. MacQowan, in tbe speaker's  chair���������and ������n admirable speaker he made top-rat tbe evening sitting. "Are yon ready: for th>  question V'~ WQfcWl- in. tw������e House(%f Coinmous  style, but so far as f could judge, the Opposition  were by no means ready for tbe question at any  ^me.' ���������������������������_'���������   ;,  What ������ poor, spiritless figure they did cut to  be sure; tbe only real debater so far as I could  judge, amongst tbem, was Parker Williams, he  did make some attempt to handle the questions  in a logical manner and I thought the matter of  bis addresses were good also. ;.  But what a poor speaker Hawthornthwaite is!  Brewster is very little better, he reminded me of  a vocal Choctaw, after the scalp of the Clovern-  ment, especially the lion, tbe Premier, at any cost,  bis talk was nothing but jeers and jibes, and the  way be- kept vaccously gruming across tbe house  was far from dignified or convincing of bis political acumen. And as for Hawthornthwaite he seemed a kind of vocal human geyser, with the cork  out of the top���������words; worda, nothing but words,  poured forth in an endless torrent of speech, which  only tbe trained ear for the Press Gallery could  make top or tail of. <t opine he owes much to that  same press gallery before: bis outpourings reach  the public.  Aa for the Hon. tbe Premier, he lay low and  kept on saying nunlnV the People's Richard is evidently well used to the kind of aimless torrent  of speech that nowes from that quarter of the  House. I kept sharp watch and can testify that  neither he or Speaker MacGowan yawned once,  which I considered quite an achievement in facial  control, any way it was most instructiye to watch.  The consecration of the new Bishop eleet must  have been an impressive ceremony, let us hope he  will put new vigor and faith into all the Churches  of his diocese, and not forget also the highways  and byways of the province*  1PICWUMS BY TEAHOgS B. WHJJLE.  "Our laws and social customs make it too easy  for men'to do wrong.'-    ..,..,..  "A morbid self-consciousness is the greatest  hindrance to any heart."  * * Every other reform helps to push forward the  white car of social purity." <  "The nation that dethrones God plucks out its  own eyes and halves its own heart."  "Virtue based upon knowledge is safer than  innocencie based upon ignorance."  >**>*** *: ***,*******,*,*, * ,* . *.*,***,*,*.*,**.*,*. ******* *** *****.***.***������*,*,*, * i  nil 111 mm 1111< i n 11 n t it i U41: :n::;  WAITING for Business  to come to you mth-  out Advertising���������like being good ��������� is an awfulty  Imely job.  '    it  >  BTATEMWrr SHOWING OOtT-WIIX M   FIV^ T110������ UBEB^  ?   TJhe House a| Ottawa, and the people general  affairs in the National Transcontinental was revealed in tne  ^ulatedstatemeot' of Gordon  ��������� Grant, the^ chief engineer, presented to the House, by Hon. Prank Cochrane.5: TheS^tal cost will  be at least f260,0ife,000, whereas Sir Wilfrid stated^ arijginaUyf that  ^at would it have been had t^  ''^v'TneVstaiemeniis1^^ ''���������k;:'fcty-:C^^~iiSjl  ���������^ip;--..^t^>^>^y.;. . ������������������-.-:--^-- ������������������.������������������,������Wi*W:. -:,^M:-V ;.:-������������������-���������,  ���������ftw ���������������������������������������������!  ��������� ���������!������'-������������������. I   ������������������      ��������������������������� .. i-wm     ii   i iii*.-i aiJ^  >!>  ���������I-  :���������/,.  "^������������������.  'i'V  Items;  Grading elmtiractitem^^  culver^, aanstructnres el brtdgeft,i]!*sialiaW^''^-  : i lasting, Uea, sltsuto, Interlc^ldnf a^pltsAcea, tele*  a^Ab lines, fencu^^ supply,;traek^pcalesy tern-  ;>������'jaormr>^trestles, and extra work; k^ pump lipases  ; ..ajM t^B������ and subatrncture of C^pltoagle viaduct; ;^,^  (,!Rl^t<)f-wayf^and expenses.^.............^.'���������.'.���������.>.'..i.J''...'  Ralls and fastenings, Including frogs, switches and dia-  Vmond' eresslngs   .'.;...... .������������������������...............:<........  . Buildings, including staUons; section 'and tool nouses  Md divisional g?uitb^  Jtejel eunerstructure ot bridges, incladfng flooring....  > Surveys' and expenses  T Engineering and expenses.  Springfield'abops---��������� vV ;:���������       '������������������v^':i'r:-"''^r'  libcqmotlve  shop plant  and  e^pniienU incntding  water supply, sewerage system and lighting.^...  Car shop plant and equipment...U...      ......i.../  Proposed ear-;,|errsr-Vat:Quebeci;..;^*^.-;.;....^'.:.--..,'.v  Terminals at Quebec, and line from Quebec Briige to  i Rentals of Joint terminate at Winnipeg..;....;..>....  Headqnartei^SMariM and expenses    ' r  I* ��������� ���������>-*'��������� ���������.��������� ��������� ������,������.���������;������* i  * ��������� ��������� ��������� .���������'��������� e ������ e> m e. *.������������������������  >'������������������������' ���������;��������� ������.i  >������������������ ���������> ��������� *>\,  ai,i9n  ���������Si^5!������>SBie=3=-  VUtieo/Work  ; required .to  Total getuute  ���������:vrefCfls������elT!.i'  '*���������  W  7������^6gJT00  ^0,2i4,5flto  ? - ssoioo  "-iTjgtiiWo-?  %i*V*Ujm;  a ass  ���������i i tmjm  ' .yuHtt. ���������....... ���������...-. ���������> ��������� .i.^..i.....  ...' ��������� ���������, ��������� ���������'���������ljk*'*'J.'.V'.'.;������.'.'1,! T  so,5io^oe  lr    22,000 T  3,860^00  ������^oo  ���������y-a^gf^aa^  li  J|������.T00  -M  $&:,  warn  &V&M*  109479,000  1,954,000  4,l70,Wa  11,532.000  2.937*00  1^01,000  550,000  l\!U->l *rt  :,ftcofeiax*;^: Od^ujn, 1L A.; B. g^ oil tba Pr*^  ijk^''Qo***w  " "'   '""'"'���������  in Canada has any Goverhmejrt^'^  before the electorate with *  elah#|or;-the confidence  ;ithie v;^^^n^;:with' -the;''  vCohn^iiaJ'^'v.^^;v-v^v'-:  ;<; /If ^eyer^therevwas^.^  tiwvp^^.tov'aeuiut .t^e^aplei^  .this; province to take a >'fio#isiM#lis^  tPorrit:;w'^fa^:;taat^e;lIcB^  and has been, the ablest and most flw  ��������� tbis^i^vjnce.: :^'^8^^|i|?^ai^j^.  feetthatthereisnorwmforlnips^e^^  .tne.,]^Briae^*^^    as the critics,  reaver,  Liquor lacens^^  ' to admit that a stwng, fearless wise  date policy has b^n^nnde^l^?^^  adhered to from the '  Two things stand  is this t The government        ".': cojnft^ity^^th^the^e^^  ^' h^ta|leij^������^e a^ -Min^^Mk-M^^^^mPMm  enough 'W'9lti*m&W  ing majority.  The other is the frank, manly ������������������:*^^^^^^^^^  lessne������ ntanifested thrbttghout th* entire  of the life of thb adinmistr������tion.  emphfuw ^pou in the slroni^  V*h?r%.  '���������"' ^"i^^^M^M :v^v|W tit i  that the figures in the above table 4ft.io^,rewwai^t<'tb^  coninental roUway from Moneton to Winnipeg. 'I submn the following:     ':^WsL-' '-'C^^;���������������������������-������������������,'  Statement showing the ccet of the eastern oWinw of We^  estimated cost submitted by the ������Wef enalil^r at Il7l,7|ff,u00, and on the supposition that it will be  completed and handed over to the Orand Tnmk Pacific railway;<h|j;the 1st January, ltt4,;-and^that- the  money could be-bprrowe4vat 3. per-cant... -������������������'._ ��������� ������������������' '*_Jniw������;' '��������������������������� ������������������:'���������.":'/ %,-'���������  InlerMt dhrlng cnHitr%c|aon'iit ^'���������'p>r;-;eenV'-t6'tlit''tJteB  '^ntterest .on estimated expenditure at 8 per cent for 1 year at December 31,1S18......... ......    3,730,000.00  i Interest on estimated expenditure at 8 per cent, for 1 year at December 3t, 1913.......^......    4,635,000.00  fSstimated cost of completed road/ exclusive of interest, at December 31. 1913. .....,;...... 171,726,000.00  Capital coat estimated to January i, 1W4  ................ ���������...........1187.781,128.68  Interest on 8187,781,128.68 at 3 ner cent, for 7 years (January 1, 1914, to December 31, 1920)..   39,434,031.00  Add betterments, etc., during 9 years (January 1,1912, to December 31, 1920)   unforeseen   and      -  Interest on |7,884.840.32 at 3 par cent; eased on expenditure of l-9tb per year, about....;....       900,000.00  Capital cost estimated to January 1, 1921. ���������.......   ���������... '1    ���������>.;'.... ��������� .1280,000,000.00  or a capital cost of f 130,800 per mile. "  If the road does not earn 3-per cent in excess of "working expenditure" for tbe 3 years ending Decern*  ber 31,1923, then interest is added to tne capital for three Teats longer, adding 822,050,000 to capital cost,  making the eapltal cost of tbe railway 8143,015 per mile, plus expenditure tor betterments tor 43 years.  Capital estimated to January l. 1084.  .|258;o50,ooo.oo  If the rpad is not taken over by the Grand Trunk Paoific railway on January 1,19H, each year's  4elay:^wiU add U������^^  It wiW he noted that inTthe' above calculations interest is not compounded except at the period  the road is supposed to be handed over to the Grand Trunk Pacific, January 1,^1914,; gbd for  arriving at the interest for the_:9 years, January 1,1921, to Peceinber 31,1983;  ���������'.'';��������������������������� '    GORDON ORANT,  ' sP :������������������^ /       Chief Engineer  V  *;,'  1911.  Statement showing districts, mileage, etc., and amount of sundry items and work done to December 31,  District "A."  Length. 266.61 miles, from Moncton to New Brunswick and Quebec boundary.  Grading completed, 860.4 wiles, or 99.5 per cent  Track laid. 2S6.4 miles.  Telegraph lines, 858.1 miles. *������.������  Bridges, 09.9 per cent completed. ������������������*...  * 'Wttrie* ������*%."  , -  Length, 578.19 miles, from New Brunswick and Qnwbec boundary to east abutment of bridge, Megtakan  river.  Grading completed, 462.6 miles, or 80 per cent  Track laid. 445.6 miles. ���������  Telegraph lines, 286.6 miles.  Bridges, 97.5 per cent, completed.  /   ������������������.'.:��������� District "C"  Length, 121.94 miles, from east abutment of bridge en Hegiskan river to Quebec and Ontario boundary.  Grading completed, 77.7 miles, or *Z2 per cent  Track laid, 77.7 miles. - ,  . Telegraph .lines, 24.7 miles.  Bridges, 27.2 per cent completed.  District "D." .  '���������'  Length, 276.11 miles, from Quebec and Ontario boundary to 204 miles west ot Cochrane.  Grading completed, 264.6 miles, or 95.8 per cent  Track laid, 239.4 miles.  Telegraph lines, 144.2 miles. .  Bridges. 95.5 per cent, completed.  District "E/*  Length, 195.19 miles, from 204 miles west of Cochrane, Ont., to 399 miles west of Cochrane, or 125 miles  east of present Lake Superior Junction.  Grading completed, 154.8 miles, or 79.3 per cent  Telegraph lines, nil.  Track laid. nil.  Bridges, nil.  District "F."  Length, 375.90 miles, from 399 miles west of Cochrane or 125 miles east of present Lake Superior Junction  to Winnipeg. '  Grading ��������� completed, 371.6 mileB, or 98.9 per cent.   -  Track laid, 359.7 miles.  Telegraph: lines, 274.2 miles.  Bridges, 91 per cent.  Length, 1,804.7 miles, from Moncton, N. B., to Winnipeg, Man.  Grading completed, 1,587.7.miles, or 76.82 per cent, in twenty-one contracts.  Track laid, 1,378.7 miles, main line; and in addition 27S.7 miles in sidings.  Telegraph lines, 982.8 miles.  Bridges, 82.75 per cent.  *  *  *  t   .1; .    ,  ���������"���������*  /.; , i'.''-' '��������� Grading completed, 1,587.7.mues, or 76.82 per cent, m twenty-one contracts. ,,  * .  "    ii Track laid, 1,378.7 miles, main line; and in addition 278.7 miles in sidings.  *'���������''<-��������� T      t Tolejrranh   H������iab.   9R2.R   m'.lafl *���������*  -*    -  J.  ���������> H"M-4)*������1 *4 ** ***4 14������i|4 11* 11 It t **l******    *���������*:***:*.**���������*���������***���������*��������� * **���������*���������*���������*+*���������*������*������������������***���������*** ���������*******������*���������*****���������*������*���������*���������*���������******���������������*���������*������������������*< >  attempts; a  Government  (*;;->;"^^e>fiii^Sa^^^^  ,���������..��������� .   ,     ^ ...   ���������;;'foTaa^gwat^ ,  a strong and fair line of legislative acts to *j*W^-0^i  the needs and proper demands of all classes; and  ������suitable to men who are responBibTe, sat a thn������  ro important as now, for the laying deep *nd  broad plans that will meet and. compass' the needs  of the early and far off future of British Col-  '. umbia.   '��������� - ... >vA  Pinter on J shall go more into detail in relation  to the various questions /involved in the coming  election���������that is if the Ijiberala mahe any serious  attempt to contest for a place in the government  of our prosperous province.    T ) '  Qf course the (liberals are right and wise in  organizing for the future. It would be a calamity  to this or any other province if the Opposition  would, go into chaos and helplessness.^ The food  Grits are not so constituted, and so we are sure  to hear from them in this election, even if they  contest only a very few Beats, as is likely _to be  the case this time.  At a following election there*will, perhaps, be  beter chances offering than at present- Then, if-  they show their old-time spirit* they'.'wljt be on  hand with men good and true, for there are such  to be found in their ranks,, though at present we  are unable to spot many of them. ~ $W ffesj vn  around somewheTt near to our gaze. Success to  them so long as they are in opposition, perhaps  we shall hear from the tabor Unions again; but  instead of running a full tickbt, they, would do  well to go on the retail line, for the wholesale  course is both costly and weakening. Should they  hope for a chance of success they must select  such men as are hot extremists. Vancouver electors do not lose their heads at an election, and  our electorate holds the city's interests higher  than the interests of any class; for class legislation is the worst and most dangerous possible  for any people.  The instincts of British Columbia in general  arc patriotic and businesslike.    Hence the Mc  Bride Government is safe for a long time yet.  Tht Economic Oonditioni.  Perhaps it is timely to say a few words, as a  starter, on the Economic Conditions in general,  and later on make more detailed reference to %  few phases of this absolutely important subject.  No thinking, observing, honest man, with fair  intelligence, would or could fail to perceive that  our present system of political and financial economy needs some radical improvements. Perhaps  I may say that, roughly speaking, there are three  classes to which I may refer. There are the;  powerful interests and influential men who are  well satisfied with the existing state of things..  These men and interests do not desire any serious  change, which, in any case, should come by Bteady  and fairly slow degrees.  Then there are the really honest, industrious  working classes who see and. feel the biting need  more intensely than most others can know. These  workers are in a constant state of fear lest their  work may slip from them, or lest their health may  give out, or lest those giving them work may fail  to pay. In feet, these men, and women, too, are.  on tenter-hooks much of the time as to their future. Advancing old age is a nightmare to them  and their families. Their lot is only moderately  comfortable in spite of all the advantages of our  so-called higher civilization.     -  Then thore is the great middle, consuming class.  This is a body of men. women and children much  larger than the other two combined, and it is too  (Continued en Page 4) \i-  THE WESTERN CALL.  /  K  ********** i������i������i are i ������< ****** *********** **\****** ret * v**  tv  Tools  We have the most complete stock of Carpenter's Tools  {in Grandview and we sell at OTY PRICES. We sell to  give our customers satisfaction, all our tools being unconditionally guaranteed.0     Come and look over our stock.  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Pfioiie: Fairmont B6&  >Z  ^J.ii'ii'ii'U'-  WkHh *>���������:; ������������������������������������-  Cornices, Jobbing and Roofing  FUJINAC? WOJtK A SPBCJAOT.  C; Wrfngtan C Wagitone  J| f M M III11 f I ft 11T T T " ' tt ************* I I I ***** M4������4  A HEALT.1 CQNSBESS.  Important Work t>ons at Recant Oath-  srlng  In Montreal.  The Conservation of Public Health  Congress, which met recently m >1 out-  real  under royal  patronage,  was  a  most remarkable gathering.. Both professional people and laymen 4rom all  over the Dominion met to consider  questions pertaining to th������rpnblic.welfare, to try to discover the most practical means   of   helping   those   who  know not how, or have not the power  to help, themselves.  \And every one.  from His Royal Highness, who open-7  ed the congress at a brilliant reception in the Royal Victoria College, to  the humblest assistant ��������� every  one  worked with a will.   That seemed to  be a feature of the convention.    No  one attended merely to enjoy himself  in the ordinary lazy acceptance of the  term.    Words of suggestion and ad*  -vice were accompanied by proof that  active work  had  led to their  utterance. Statistics covering every aspect  of Public Health, 4rom "Military problems of Sanitation" to "Dust as a  factor in Disease," were placed before  the congress with practical, remedies  for minimizing fatal results."  ; One impressive feature: of the convention was the important part taken  by women in this great movement tov  ward better .living.  Without belittling  the work dpne by all of the men whose  unflagging efforts and energy  made  the convention possible.' it must be  stated that women effeet reforms; women discover needs which men would  not sea, and the women take the initiative���������bringing to public^notice con*  ditions which require1 complete altera*  tionv .Without their'assistance men  wpuld be powerless'to reach tbe root  M the matter.   J5ve*y paper read at  the convention (there may. have been  one or two technical exceptions) consciously' or otherwise; bore out the  truth of this statement.  Women had  raised money for this and that; women had given their services for this  or that; women had taken statistics-  had invaded homes for this purpose,  where men would not have been admitted. In this great campaign against  Immorality and vice, against poverty,  illness and early death, ���������feinsi wholesale deterioration ot ��������� the race, it is  women who need assistance. \'  .His Royal Highness, the Duke M  Connenght, said that the vast inani-  mate resources or Canada���������her for*  ests. her rivers, her fields, her mines  ���������were' of no value without animate  resources to wojk'them. It is woman's  right and privilege to give sturdy sons  and daughters to her land, and in a  country as young -as Canada this can  be; done-^rk must be done! Do your  parti Help ever so little and some  one. else will not require-to do so  -muchi, The mere name���������The Conservation of .public Health, can accomplish nothing 1 ���������  Cold storage, town planning, laboratory worki sanitary engineering and  architecture,, sewerage - and garbage  ���������disposal, and many more papers- bearing upon these subjects were fresent-  ed. A word about tbe Oral before going on. Sir James Grant voiced a.  part of popular sentiment when-ba re������  plied to Dr. Bryce's interestingreview  of-the cold storage and refrigeration  question. Sir James asked if the food  A CanAuJA.J SCULPTOR.  Miss  ������������������.  <";-]in������   Fame  *_************+************   ********* *****^**********^  s 1 Dr  4 CORNER \ I'fll AVPNUE SW W^N STREET  For PWJOS and PRESCRIPTIONS  CftU Fairmont 5tf  | Stationery, Magazine*, Toilet Article*, Cig������r������  ���������   ���������-������������������      *n4 Tobacco.  J. R, OARLINQ-Your Druggist    g  ** * \* l H M ������1t *********** 11    ������ 4*4 ** *** 11 MlM M **'%*4i������'!"  <  <  < .  <  ���������  . <.:  : ������  <  m  MIIHMil MM *** *********  ********* ***********  *  m.  ****������*.  Tbe Don ..MgfflBi;  phone  PARtMONT  510  9949 Mmln 91. 99 otoro from 11th Av  999 09  We have a good clean selection.of  Chocolates, Candies and Table fruits  We have a bfe Hne of Cigars. Cigarettes and Tobacco to choose from    ;  Agents for Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery.  MlUC,   CaCAH,   BUTTBSJilLK  AND   BlTTTBR FgESH   DaTLT.        '  M MM Mil III******* 11 It I *  fUMM 14** II I'l 11 ***** ***  I ������ I * ������^-������-������-������-������-������-������-������������>-������^-������->-*-������-������^^  Hie Buffalo Grocery  The House of Improvement  Groceries  Fresh, Beajt in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The Kind that Please.  Vegetables,  Butter, efo.A  Provisions,  Eggs  at Lowest Prices.  thus preserved did not lose, much t*f<  its nutritious value; be-said that n������n  particularly should be eaten fresh/  and the same applied to fruit; that  cold storage meat and. fowl was not  to be compared to fresh. Then, although the point was not argued, a  fact was mentioned which proved that  by. refrigerating meet properly, all  physical changes in^ that body' were,  absolutely arrested���������in other words it  Should be as good as when freshly  killed- Dr. McConnell said that in  one refrigerating plant he had seen a  hog which had been there for yeaw  and was still solidly froaen.  / the section under ttie beading' ������r  Social Workers, of which Dr. Grefea  Ritchie England was convener, struck  at the root of the whole question���������in  the main it dealt with Infantile mortality. Dr. Helen MacMurchy showed ������  collection  of pictures illustrative of  pier paper, which were appalling. The  average mother is perfectly ignorant  ;-������jf such conditions .existing in what  arrcalled the slums.���������Madge Macbeth  in.Canadian Courier.  A Hint te Qamt Uovtrs.  It; is not -ery generally knowh that  Toronto sportsmen can enjoy a littU  shooting���������'��������� right, as it were, at their  ow.. front doors. During the enriy  fall, they may go out on the lake beyond th,: inland, and it they are  lucky, they rill return . with a fair  bag of ducks. True, th / are not the  best type of ducks, which go north to  the rice beds of the Muskoka Lakes.  The local sportsmen have to content  thp-iselve.s with . wigeons, saw-hilU  and sea-ducks which are not so particular about their diet, and'therefore_!jPy**>r and  revel in the refuse from the city.    '���������>���������*-- -������---���������-���������-  The men who like this shooting do  not think they are securing a table  delicacy. .One of them, returning  from the lake with a couple of brace,  explained his point of view a -few  days ago. "I would as soon-eat a  piece of an old shoe," he said. "It  could not be much tougher, and the  flavor might be better."  "What do you do with them?" he  was asked.  Oh, there is plenty of sale for the  went oa the hunter, "when  people are not wise, they pretend to  like the peculiarities and call thrm  'the fine gamey flavor.' ."���������Saturday  Night,  Kathe-'������������  - ' n- Europe.  r*-������e d������y a lady w������* ������-it������ing in front'  nf tb lion's pisrf at the .Inrdin des  Plants. Pai;is (tSp "7op." as we  would enll it). 8li*nrbfd in her task,  of "Hxing" in plastic clay1 the pose of'  the animal, when.the lion pushed his  paw^through the cage and caught the  end of a fur scarf worn by tbe young  artist.. .  '_,���������-;  Immediately a stranger rushed to  her assistance, and was overjoyed to  find that the senrf, not having been  fastened, tell harmlessly out of the  lion's paw. She voang lady Was Miss  Katherine E: Wallis, from Peterboro',  Ont.. who had-. spent some time at  8outh Kensington, arid had come to  Paris to complete her studies. The  incident-just ^narrated was the most  forfunuts of her artistic career, for the  friend who rushed to her rescue was  the famous sculptor, Mons. Oscar  Waldemann. Learning her. story, he  at once took her as his pupil.,and tor  ten years has been her "guide, philosopher anl friend." . ; :''   -  It was a great   privilege   tor  the  oung Canadian to have the personal  elp of the greatest animal sculptor  in the world; and richly has she  profited by. his experience and instruction.  Mons. Waldemann haj tor a quarter century exhibited in the Paris  Salon, and received honorable mention, ln 1900 be received a silver  medal in the UniversJ Exhibition in  Paris; took firev prize in sculpture in  a general competition^ in Paris; received the highest award at the exhibition of the Society for the Protection ot Animals. Paris, for an important, exhibit; baa had several of bis  works produced'in porcelain at the  state manufactory at" 8evrea, while  bis fine'piece, "The Waking.of the  Lien," .was acquired by the French  Government ior the Musee de Luxembourg. ���������   >  Miss Wallis studied at South Kensington, London,.under 8tephen Webbl  and Lanteri, and won modeller's free"1  scholarship tor .two ^years. She has  exhibited seven times- in the Royal  Academy, London, and eight times in  Paris salons. Ry special invitation  she exhibiteoVat Liverpool,' Leeds.  Glasgow and Londprt���������'Twenty Years  of British Art" and "The Animal in  Art Throughout th������������ An-*." She received honorable mention in tbe  Universal Exhibition. Paris, 1900.  On. of her works. "Dachshund"  (bronae), was acquired by' tbe ex-  bitioo authorities in Dresden after,  hieing   shown \ there   in   1001.     Her  M������������rcury 'Charmed by His Own In-  '.yenttbri" (stone) was acquired by the  Ontario Government in 1008; also  t'Mignonne" (marble .bust) In 1910.  The city of Pari* acquired two medallion reliefs for th<> Petit Palais collection. An exhibition of her work,  with, that of Mons. Waldemann, in  Montreal, in 1008,.was visited by the  Governor-General '"and Lady Drey.  Miss Welti* hns becom; very much  attached to Paris on" account of the  artistic atmosphere prevailing thiere,  but y trust events m������y yet take her  back to., her native' land, where, her  influence would -greatly - assist the  growth of art. I* was a great pleasure  to me to visit her studio and that of  her (fnthasia������tic tutor���������Thomas Deri-  gough in The Globe;    ;>   -  Office PImm:  Seyooor tils  y  Res. Phone:  Fairmont \*W  Fairmont Transfer Co.  Gitimr/  mapts's  Furniture and Piano  Movers  . Addresses*  5Q412tb Ave. L   13������ Atenadn St.  For CONPIDENTIAL INVBA-  TtOATlONS you want a man of  (ntacrit-, e-perJance-nd ability.  That tnaa it Johnston; Mcrecjr  auarantoad. VideprMa Th������  SaeMtSwiea Burcao.  319k Pander ,.  t.'  Biaho Tuning:  Expert Rjepair Work.  , Factor Elp,rien������  Best References  When you wantjreal nice*  , CAKE  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  A. E. 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Toronto,  the good, comes fourth with 89 err-  ins sons whiling away hoars behind  prison bars.  Cynical Shaw.  In this world if you do not say a  thing in an irritating way just as well  i.ot to say it at all, because people  will not trouble themselves about anything that does not trouble them.���������  Bernard Shaw.     _  ���������   Ther Democratic Ouke.  The TJKike^of' Connaught.,Canada's J  new Govprno?.f}pneral. is utterly devoid of austerity or affectation, and  thereby hangs this little human interest tale that all the daily papers  have missed. - Recently the royal  train was speedins along the C.P.R..  and arriving at Havelock about 7.30  a.i.i. a stop .was made f<jr breakfast.  The train stood west cf the station.  Train Pespatch*r "Tom pyser took  his camera, an-J accompanied by  Yardmastsr H������'P- went outk to get a  picture of the royal traveling outfit.  Tliey were rather despairing of getting a glance at the duke on account  of the early hour; and meeting a man  walking up and down the station  platform, they spumed that he belonged to the Governor-General'*  suited; ...:���������'-���������-v. .  "We are going to take a picture.of  the tratn,^: said fyser. "I wonder if  the duke is comlns out soonf"     . f-  "Why, do you want to get a picture  of him. too?   asked the stranger.  "We sure would." answered Pyser.  "Well, go ahead then, my good  ma..   I'm the duke."  In amazement, the- two railway  men stared, and then quickly took  their hats off. They had dreamed -of  the duke as beii.g clad in a gorgehur  uniform, and he. like an ordinary  mortal, was out taking a stroll as a  morning appetiser, in plain .civilian  attire. The duke converse* with  Haig, and' when Haig re-  mnrk?d that t'-jy had expected to set-  him in a uniform. His Royal Highness explained that he always wore  plain attire in the' morrrlngs. Then  the^duchess an'd Miss Pelly, lady-in-  w������iting, came out, and the duke introduced the men to. them. Then  Pys^r. pleased beyond alt. his expectations, got-a picture of the whole  royal group.  * M ���������������> * **** **>}' ** **'** ** * 4.* * * *** * * IIII ���������* ** ** *4 M * ** ******  St  , |Cin. Hasegawa, Prop.  2611 Main Street, near 10th Ave.  it Phone: Fairmont 62GJI  1625 Main Street, near Avenue Theatre |  Phone: Seymour 7009  1 It you buy our Meal Ticket for $3.75 you save money, and  ',!  I       you can use the ticket at either Cafe.     20c a Meal.      ������������������;;  \i********4l***********lt*4 4l**********************4**>*  1  Wanted���������Cars.  There is a transportation., famine  about. Regina just now. It is grain-  moving time, and exporters are urging upon the railroad companies the  need of more cars. At Davidson, the.  story goes, grain has been piled up  in the main street because ''freights"  were not tooting by that way.  There are 94 towns howling through  Boards of Trade for 6,855 cars to be  despatched instanter.  A Month's Record In One Province.  An Easterner hears of the "American invasion," and he wonders what  is the extent of .it.. Illuminating figures from Manitoba for October, show^  that in that one month, 584 of Unci*  Sam's people crossed the line on to  Canadian jraine in that province; 290  of these people were children. They  brought 748 horses, 163 head of cattle, in 149 railroad cars.  P*>onO folfoion 1 949     Always in Mt. 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Five  hundred   miles  of   roads   are  open to the public in \ancouver Is-  land and may be used by automobiles.  -������ n, I ������ ���������  ��������� ���������  *������***)  **4vaaa*ma*aaamt*aaaamwawammmaaawa*mk^^  ' PROF. CO WAN I  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Man-  dolin,   Guitar,   Banjo,   Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private Lessons   -   $8.00  No Class Lessons  Musicians supplies of every description.  COWAN'S UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE I  12348 Westminster Rd. nr. 8th        Ptowe Falmoal 15171  9i9im������*-*a**^mmoam*-mam*ia4mk^mmm^ - ;=:; *^ ^^S^;--' ^\^^ ^k^^^-K ^:^^"_fe  ^s?*w:  P"  When  re boys nothing delighted Us so much as !  coasting on sled or waggon. There is but little opportunity  to coast on a sled in this mild climate. Then why not give  the boy the pleasure that we once enjoyed by getting him  one of our easy-running Artillery Cars ?  They are strongly made and fitted with rubber and iron ;  tyres, making a very suitable waggon for delivery work as ;  well as for pleasure.  Made in 3 Sizes:        Prices $3.00 up to $6.00 ;  A  i  PHONE i Sey,  781 GRANVILLE ST.  5  ������������������III I 'I "I 'ft 1111II14***4 * *****   ******<********4'*4*4 ******  MIIIHIIIU) HUM 11 ������H������I   ������������MI������l!>tl'lt������������ll>l������'i������t������tl|<  l>-  ���������We  clean  Carpets,  ^RugaV^Dr^^  k^<'>r-^:^.:':^*M  If"!  anfl Vacuum  SI? 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Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement  Send your subscription to  : lnjfet SittMtlitttcirtir F.IMfciUi   ��������� ���������   flcteiia, S.C  91������QO ���������  9no Yoar  It'll l* IIMII MIIIII*H (fOOHHIIIIIMIIIl HlllMtHt  MH_i>__a>__a_B_a*_aas__--Bi  SiiiaSiillSiii  The following is a speech delivered  by the member|tor Vancouver at Otta  wa, on  fisheries.  MH|.|l*nilHIIIIHIIIIIIOHIIHHIMMHIIIHHH������l  *  I  t  Pkoooi Bayvlow 1199  VAN UrTORD BROS.  +  +  ���������-������������������)���������  We handle all kind* of Cut Flowers.  Fern Dishes in great variety.      Fine Primulas at 25c each.  f  Funeral Designs.      Wedding Bouquets made up.       Gardens designed  ������������������ ���������   v   and laid oat.  We have a Urge variety of Palm sto choose from.  Choose your Bedding Plants now from our choice selection.. .  999 Broadway W.,   Cor. Broadway and Oak  ItllCI IFFNt, spsdai far Itssttal flsltaft, Ctl IBITIEI art IMAIliT  \.**4*\'*l** 11 I *'** *****<\Y***'*Q:*i*4 M ������-t"K*-l-M"l MIUHlHi  y*  *  E. M. W1CKENS  The People's Cartage  Main Street and Bodwell Road  Phone: Fairmont 1544  ;^Mr/a;ii^  l|r. Speaker,;;|; wish ^ thank the honorabler.ineipie^ tprt^BmoxTAtlin (Mr.  Clemehts) for, briiighig this question  .before'the Housed> It'isla very important and burning question on-the Pa^  dftc Coast We have! felt very keenly  the inattention and negligence of Cue  former administration in regard to our  deepsea fisheries, and I wish to take  advantage of ^a opportunity to place  ounelves{ bn nrcord, as supporters of  the government, In favor of adequate  protection for tti<>se fisheries. The natural physical teMuree of the Pacific  Coast lend themselves to the abuse  of this great industry, particularly to  poaching, At the present time podch-  lug la carried on to such an extent that  we might.almost aa well have our fish*  ertes Nunderlth������ control of our American Mends in Puget Sound. Between  two and"tijree jkuudredAmerican boats  leave ";puget: ���������'���������^^^������^t������^f;%;n^h  in pur wators, where^ our own^f^  men have- :dntjr,- ;*i* ��������� 'brK^von^T^ls'  could noi be but for the f^ by  our j^licy w^^mlt Ame fisher  men to recifre ahrtter^ to r^rchaso  halt,., -to.: dhM^'^^js^^iji^^^iu^l- '--'tpi do  other things necessary to the life of  the Industry. Were we to enforce the  law aa It should be enforced very few  of these bontt,could fish In our waters  because they would l>e^^  their porta, to carry on their business  successfully. As you know, It is necessary for the fishing boats, especially  those engaged in the halibut industry,  to go into haorbor to put their fish in  shape, owing to the stormy nature of  the JKta. Title great fishing Industry  of the Pacific Coast belongs peculiarly  to the Canadian people, and t believe  our laws should be enforced in auch a  way aa^ to protect the: Interests of our  owhy people In that Industry. Refeiv  WncW'^^;,i^*^y:^|������e^; made to  lOndbtpr^le^  WebAVot^^  :*t^f&:||^^  quate, they neve? had any speed, they  have never been able to catch up to  the average fishing hoat on the coast  Consequently^ m years went' by,' the;.  , American Airmen came to Ignore en?  tlrely ^f-'^wlenos- of these fishery  cruisers, or protectors, as they ������re  Wsely called.   What we require on  the Pacific Coast is at least three fair*  ly large OalMSry cruisers of atype aim-  liar to'thjitj/j^! the^Amertcan fishing  boats, of 100 tons burden, and of a  speed of at leaat fifteen knpts^an hour.  It we had vboata of that type it would  not be ivkjif before the poachers would  find their.business to be so unprofit-.  able that they would leave our fisheries alone.  We ahould also have ata-  Uoned at all the harbors along "the  cc������st where these American boats ice.  wont to come a number of officials who  could advlae the cruisers what boat*  had been illegally In any of these harbors.  It would cost very litUe to have  these officials, and I recommend It to  the Minister of Marine and Flaheriea.  There are mon living at these hatbors  who have other means of support who  would be willing, for fl8 or f 15 a  month,   to   watch   these   American  poachers and give Information concerning them.  This fishery protection  service should be placed under the  control of the Minister ot Marine and  Flaheriea and the fishery superintend-  ent.   I nderstand that at the present  time It to under the Canadian Naval  Department   Without any desire to  reflect too severely on'the honorable  gentlemen opposite who inaugurated  the Canadian navy, I think I apeak the  sentiments of the people ot the Pacific  Coast when i say that the Canadian  navy Is regarded there as a joke,' and  I do not think that department should  administer the fishery protection service.   I think it would be far better administered directly under the Minister  of Marine and Fisheries through-his  superintendents; who understand the  retirements of the business.' I would  _������ | like to Impress on the House the Importance of this question.   We are in  she habit, in the eastern part of Canada, of regarding the resources of. our  country which lie at considerable distances from the centres of population  and ^activity as so remote as to be  worthy of very little attention.   I wish  to tell this House that the fishery Industry on the Pacific Coast is of vital  Importance to athe whole Dominion ot  Canada, and not simply as a source ot  revenue to the.country.   As we have  pointed out, our fisheries in British Columbia produced last year over $10,-  000,000.    To give some Idea of "the  growth of the industry I will give some  figures of the product of the fisheries  of Canada and British Columbia, respectively, at different periods:  British  Canada.       Columbia.  1876   111,000,000   $   '105,000  1889  ...... 21,000,000      .5,300,000    j  1S06  29,000,000     10,000,000 *  . .<-"������������������'.���������' j^- ,~^*'^���������'*.'.'i:.'A  ':.';-.';. '-^\. :���������-.$ -?<*������������������  ^-t^ltake^ip^^  :^;CanadU^:iiuav^^  .opposed to tne polic^y^ tlM^^ 1^  mihtstratlo^  orable members oppoaite whore they  expect to get men to man Uielr navy  unless they are going to depend on  Admiral _Tnto to nm their navy department Sand ������������������ nave their cruisers  ibanned by' Japanese.,.'Tnat would be  the only solution under the pblicy of   ,^^1������^''Vpliavv|i^tfBV^   cbimge^hlch has oon^pvei the P^iSS ������?y& ^?^%^ *^  sodnel of the fishermen of the Pacific  Coast  Ten or twelve years ago that  business was <������urrledvQir ^p^ ^  clughrely;,by whiteCtnsa^..and''^j^fliir  dlana.   In 1889 tlierewew between  9,000 and 10,000 white men and  ans, mostlywhite''-mstti engaged h-the  business.   At the present time it W  iMrare^ thing to se<e'a:-wUte.'nm:''Work<  ing at It ^.^viA^^^^I-V-'j-t-^'  .";.:HM?onr4pdj|lcy :he#B; such as^#pn  aerve the fisheries of ;t^Jr^^;;Co|^  I belleye that their prod^ would have  wcn^ihe value" today ������f $W,o60,OO0.  T^sife>is no quesUon m my mind that,  witiditt^the next five years, the value  of this produ^ will easily double, esr  pocuUly in view of the fact.that, as  I uhdersUnd, the MmUtorof^ Marine  and Fisheries Is indmed seriously to  take: this question up and deal'with it  on Ita meriU. I wish to draw ^  briefly to a most   reniajitable  On the contrary, wev  upwards  Japanese engag# lh this  I Bubnat, 11^ that Itia an  of 10,000  business.  outrage to tKe people of CWbsd  auchV condition shdtadh^  lowed to develop ^derourve^'ey^  Yet It is the direct result of th* lmiiil'  gration policy we '.ha^h^jnj|j|^^  late: kdmlnlstration during>lhe 'recent  years.;-' Posri.bly.;''p>di^^^ii^la\s  may think this Is an insignttcait .nttt-  tor, but I would point out to'the_a^|||B  fact that tnla Industry,^ d^^  moat prosperous ip the DomMon, haa  pracUcally ' passed' 'ja)0i^^i*v':^ta  hands of aliens, nd these attehs belong  to a race which is ma^ng grej^ progress in their home land; and Is de^-  opingj one of the mo^t prdgi^Wire fptS  el������4i poHclea of aay uatioh m the  ^brtd^ ^;yo������.-luve'i^^'ta/'t^.im.:a'  map and examine the centres Of le-  Uvity of the Japanese and yon wUl  find that their acUvities extend from  Japan around Ae north by the Aleu-i  which we have toUowedwitti regard  to Asiatic* been most Injinrious to our  country, but we. have had, under the  late administration, any amount of po^  ttttcai jugglery in the hulling, of  licenses. It is notorious t^Ucenseg  _ ,*ere.;granbad on the Padfi&^atisr  ;||60 eich to indlviduala:-wl^>luri?������b'  claim''to them''except on th^' gxmiftd  that tuey were pomi(^ frtends of the  party in power. And thei*favored in-  dlviriuaU resold thpss licenses at.llJMW  >tc- Japanese; ;or!ti^:':^o^?|dvm^n  partnership with Japanese fishermen  Md share in the "pio^ '  mmmmm  m r  'Mf  m  i.3-;-Vv:'.'."Jjj*i  r __��������� '���������, ____!;���������'   ..-.,     ���������   ,-r- .-���������>-: ^ ��������� ".-'._���������./__ ".,''____* __-___v;w,_^r-^_^Tal^,'V;, V. s-������1v\^'.iift?fRsWS5*;i:  9mma^mmmWaWam  QUtIM KtVHOallt  UuVms the puhUc of her  powers In readlag the hl#toryr������t  m*f examiniag ths   J'"*"   hand,  Advie*hv*tl  and family affairs;  you are best adapted fori  ���������i������ame'v'^ot^:i^^^ftitiwa;  whether ttvtagiir dead; toltoi  planet  yo������:* -ware' ��������� .born:  .., .���������:-.v-;<;i-:|-flfI  time; Indeed, that such: political Jug-|what part of tn������ ������^  J^tW9j9W������  glery was stopped.  1^.^other::'poM;td;^wlllop}'i^^  diiw attention la this. In order to  give the Japanese tne right to obtam  flshipg and other'licenses a aystem of  haturalisation was Inaugurated oh the  Pacific Coast under which any, lawyer  could go |ato court witht a list of Jap^-  anese names and take out naturalisation papers by the wholesale. Yet at  that very time these aliens still re-  falhed their allegiance to the Mikado  of Japan. If we are aeriouism granting these natuniulaation paperi^ w^  iatust alsd grant the rig^-^-fiotei. but  I would n^ Uke to staM^^^^^^^  meeting In Britiah Coiumbta and adva^  cate giving the tran^chlav to the Japaav!  ese or any other Orieatala.Bvery  tiaa Islands, down the pacific Coast of  British Coluinhls^ OT^gon and Callfo^  thence   tiSrou^  South Amertaua cont^aent  any commorciai ad L'^~  gained, you wiU find the Japanese.  I  M* :ih������:^������i^:; w������^  iairV their j ]p|i^^���������aai#p^-:i^lae  people of British'Columbia hate, been  proiesting durlhginiiHiy yefp^istid.iwe  protesting even^-���������more^-:'|ir|o^Wy; tod������y  against our government allowing these  ,#������ole; to Invade our shores and fake  control of on,e of the most profitable  Industries we have at present. 'Just  see the effecu of this Influx on the  life of British Coluwlds. |f we have  not sufficient white labor to ike hold  of this fishing industry, and other lines  of business it Is because the class of  people from whom we should draw  that labor has been kept out of our  country by ihe Immigration laws we  have bad In force the last fifteen years  which permit the immigration of Orientals, Take the fish-curing Industry.  Under proper, conditions that ought to  be carried on by the boys and young  men growing up on the tamlHes of  white fishermen; but as that supply  is todayrlacklhg we are obliged to call  In the assistance of Japanese and other Orientals. The same thing applies  to other Unea. Take the domestic help  problem. You have all no doubt heard  of the scarcity of domestic help on the  Pacific Coast. What Is the reason?  It is because the class of people from  whom we would otherwise .draw, our  domestic help has ben kept out of the  country and we have become utterly  dependent on these Orientals. And  what la to become of our merchant  marine If we allow this condition to  continue? Hitherto we have drawn  the masters of our vessels sailing Into  the port of Vancouver largely from  the families of fishermen In the maritime provinces. It la from that source  that we have obtained the captains,  mates and sailors of vessels In our  merchant marine. But, under our immigration policy, instead of our encouraging the building up of a class of  people from whom we could 'draw our  seamen for our commercial marine we  are encouraging an alien race from  which we can never expect to get the  class of men best fitted to coiamand  and man our vessels, and we shall be  dependent on a class on whom .we  can never rely, and who cannot fall to  be a detriment to our Canadian interests In time of need. Honorable gentlemen opposite have advanced a policy of building up in Canada the nucleus of a Canadian navy? We'have  heard honorable members from Nova  Scotia and New Brunswick tell us that  the fishing industry on the Atlantic  Coast was In a most deplorable condition.  That on the Pacific Coast Is fn a  still worse condition and it Is being  monopolized by aliens. Consequently  we have no white men brought up on  the sea nd competent to man our vessels, and have to depnd on boys taken  from the Interior who never saw the  sea. And, of course you cannot expect "land-lubbers" to make good seamen. Recently the Rainbow cast anchor in the harbor of Comox and had  not sufficient men to lift it again, most .  te������#*wr v**r .,,  It cosU no aWr*.  cba*������J all  ������al.  Pi  M������enB^|ses|i^M^  Hours: 10*^^  5sfe:  .-*.-. - . _yj^_Vj____j__V'*-^^.  *tJife___  oragfc member will agrao with me  It woart be moat inadvisable to  these OrientaJa,wlto are alien too* m  tics,VYou give taam the natuiallaal^  them the votes YWslB^yrgavet^am  the natoraliasiloa paper* to eoabl*  them ��������� #';get: control Iff our natural resources which belong to our own citV  sens, the whole thing U a contradiction, and tbe method and the policy  of the l������te Government haa been condemned by their own procedure.  In 1889 the cauners paid for flab on  the Fraser river 2B cenu a fish and  canned salmon sold three tins for a  quarter; or at'leaat two for a quar;  tor. In 1909, ton years later, the fish'  ermen were paid 10 and 12 cents per  fish and canned talmou sold at 20  cento a tin. Sonie people will argue  that tbe canner on the Pacific Coast  cannot afford to pay the fishermen a  price which will Induce white men to  fish. I iimV that i* absolutely false,  and thewefi^flb^ prove  It. To say; thai tbe cauners cannot afford to pay v^blte fishermen I* absolute  twaddle of tiJe most ridiculous Wad ^  We sbookl.have, aa far.as posslbls,  free trade in fishing licenses on the  Pacific Coast I do not think we should  create a monopoly of the fishing business. Take, for Instance, the herring  fishery: Only a certain number of  licenses are Issued at $50 a license,  with the result that these licenses ere  farmed out and sold tor from 81,000 to  81,500. In other word*, you create  a monopoly of exceedingly great value.  I believe tbe Minister ot Marine abould  control the issuing of these license*'  In such a way that the Government  would get the unearned Increment if  there is any. There should be a royalty on the licenses which would bring  the Government a handsome revenue.  If that license is worth $1,500 to a man  on tbe Pacific Coast It la worth $1^00  to the Dominion government. Any  benefit of this kind should accrue to  the state and not to some political  heeler.  Let us take the halibut industry. 1  intimated that halibut was one of  the most profitable classes of fishing  we had, and yet it Is one from which  our fishermen on the Pacific Coast derive the least advantage. - I read from  the Year Book of the British Columbia government, which I think is accurate on these matters.  .It says:  "The halibut industry on the Pacific  Coast had its inception about twenty  years ago, and for many years it languished, as there was but a limited  focal demand and the existing means  of transport did not permit shipment  to the Eastern markets, which, moreover, were then well supplied from the  Atlantic fisheries. But conditions  changed', the centres of population  moved westward^the Atlantic catch  declined, tbe cold storage system and  fast freight service came into use and  Pacific halibut became a leading feature in the fresh, fish markets of the  East On the Pacific Coast thehistory  of'the industry is reversed, for the  production rose from 6,877,640 pounds  in 1S93, to 21,706,000 pounds in 1909,  over twelve times the total  Atlantic  (Continued on Page 6)  v������ ��������� w������ *mrw*4w*^HWt*t������~f*~**~t~*~r ���������/���������*������**��������� .  IU BROAPWAY, PAST N*������8cott  .   :''':ofl*!4!P4|av������W.^^  w'^*TwW^^TT'���������$,    *%^njaaafawfmjWTta  ��������� 4*fa*t*w ��������� aapfg^f|rsj  a|rmont_|72  e*   *\\w*W*^*''   t"   wT^S'yS;^**W' ���������'  m  '-*������������������������  .    If yew ones cook  pumer witfc pjnr woo;  rower rest content wii  other. OurWoo4 ia Pry  |f .00 per Cord, 4eHvert4������  RWHERTY  67������ Tenth Ave. W,  Phone: Fairmont iioin-  "s������k^  firwt Wwl Mm v%  Limittd  ar.AMr*-, ^H^ta^ it*--.  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano movers,  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Damage Clalma Handled  " Customs Brokers  Forwarding and Distributing Agents  Phone: Seymour 7474  IfJ Loo ML, Cr, Haslfafs ft Albstt St  ���������   Vaacswver, B.C.  I  IHiiiiuiiiiiummiiii  TORONTO!  FURNITURE  STORE;:  3334 Mala St.  Our stock of Furniture':  is Large, Modern and ':  adapted to the tastes of ;;  Buyers.  J.Dressers, Buffets,Tables ::  i Chairs, Couches, Mat-'���������::  % tresses, Bedsteads, etc. ::  %  A complete line of  I/noleums. Carpet Squares, etc.  D op in and inspect our goods.  Tois is where you get a square  deal.  M..H. COWAN  *  1  ���������l"H******t*4 I*M"l I*i**  ������i s.  THE WESTERN CALL.  ****** ���������i.������.l������g,.i������fr^������������������SMfrfrM-������MM������ \  Table Supply  * * ���������  !: 518 BROADWAY, E. |  THE  LACK  Of PRODUCTION  ANDj  HIGH   COST  OF   LIVING.   *      |  BUILDING NOTE8.  FOR  Friday and Saturday j  ���������: FLOUR Five Roees, sk. $1185  Royal Standard 1.80 |  ;      Royal Household 1.85 ������  Seal of Alberta 1.80  ? Our Potatoes cannot be  beaten   f 1.90 per sack j  ������ Best New Zealand Butter 3 lbs for $1.10 i  ^..  Ii  **<  H:?&.  .   *  '*'*  i OUR PROVISION COUNTER ALWAYS HAS SOMETHING TO  TEMPT YOUR APPETITE  -������������������^���������'������'���������'���������' ���������'���������"' ' /'/ ���������"���������'������������������-*-���������;  % F6T MTBIBAY We Will flwe*i  Roast Pork  ' Jellied Tongue -  ;  iWMedVeal  Homemade Headcheese |  HotJoe made Sausage  OttltpHCWE IS   ���������  i tfvii^  .1',  **r  jl If We haveitltsOood |  '\ Us.Vt-i:r i^Vm if fi "> ������' I ������w  ,  b'^-i/S^Vi'^.'^*'  rill  V  ���������   f������  |^$i)ir^ Sftppllef  '���������������'  piwff See4 ,;.;..;.  GOOHTPOUS Trbatm^nt  ^  Mmmm  "'"-��������� Cpa. flao*pw*T; ������������������������������ ':  An Interesting outcome of these articles Is undoubtedly the appointment  of a civic committee to be a kind of  examining Cost of Living Commission,  who will take - evidence under oath  and conduct generally a thorough enquiry into causes and try so far as  they are able to find a remedy.  Some good may be done along these  lines, by adopting more facile means  of distribution.   (  There should be cheaper means both  of distribution and marketing of produce. The^clty can doubtlesB make  offers to the B. C. E. R._to this end.  One suggestion they might adopt is  on certain days, say three a week, to  issue, or arrange with the street railway to /Issue cheap return market  fares to all points, even within the  city; they would do Immense good by  Issuing a five-cent return fare to all  market point*.'  To many ^bor people and even the  average householder, this five-cent return market fare would be an Immense  boon. It-would do much to build up  a habit of visiting the city market,  where the consumer .and producer  would meet. \<  I hold it inexpedient to try and do'  away with the.middleman; as it seem*  foredoomed to failure. What 1 advocate Is to have less of him���������and make  more use of \hose that remain in the  field. In other words, I propose to  turn htm into a straight commission  buyer for the consumer. (   .. ������������������'  If this were organized, such a man  would be an expert; keen marketer,  and would also be in touch each with  hi* own group of clients, get to know  their way* and cater to their wants,  even better than they can themselves.  I trust the fiVe-cent return market  fare will go Into operation, as it will  be in accordance with the wish for  eheaper ���������distribution: I have advo-  eated..'. 'i-''        ': i������'..:   :���������'���������-;:',.-'fe;'-  Another thing which. wouM be of  Immense benefit to all the city-would  be to allow the street railway to run  "parcel*" car < tor ;exprea������ delivery  to all poind.  Parcela of goods might thus be sent  to main centres and there re-dlatrlbu-  ted at a cost of a few cent*. Thl*  proposal would have a far reaching effect in reducing, the coat of distribution- y'y -.-'   I  A more novel project of the writer's will be a self-serving store, which  is being patented now, and will in  many way*,-revolutionize the cost of  shopping.;  To give details of' this would be  premature at this juntfjure, but prpb-,  if  >iV  8-room house, $21 per ihbnth.���������' ��������� 87T  Twenty-first Ave., ������5., IK block*  from par.  fAUIR * U>S&  9410 W���������tmlmlpr Oomd  Alex -'Crawford  Unnss TAILOR  loif COMMERCIAL DRIVE     *  Imparted Saltings In Bio*. G������*r an* Brown  KMdwKb SkisMr'* GuManCNd Satin;  ������t 9*0 per Mit  From Vancouver to Jerusalem is a  far cry, but a strange link in their  building hiBtory came to my ken this  week, and I cannot do better than  make it the subject of comment.  To me it proved a singularly interesting record of a young architect's  grit and ability in overcoming some  very real obstacles of climate, also a  chaotic interpretation of an English  architect's drawing* of a great work,  international in its way,/that of funding the English hospital at Jerusalem.  Mr. A. Beresford Pite, a Justly celebrated English architect by reason of  the beauty and extent of many very  fine and important buildings designed  by him throughout the world, had  charge of the work at Jerusalem/but  Mr. Beresford Pite's drawings .were  expressed in scales of English feet  and Inches, aa he fully expected the  work to be carried out by an English  firm. ������������������..  The work, however, was entrusted  to an Arabic contractor, who was only  versed in: the French measures of  metres,: centimetres and so on. This  is jUBt where the trouble began. ,  The new hospital being ah important Structure in the Bytantine style,  fcontained".a central dome.carried by  huge piers,  tbe exact    position    of  which our1 Arabic master builder could  by no means set out correctly..  The  work/.:came_ to a sudden stanstlll and  l*j. Beresford Pite was urgently summoned, but the great English architect found U Impossible at that juncture to leave London.  , In despair he appealed to his brother architects in that broad spirit, of  free masonry 'so admirably practised  by British architect* today to find him  a man vfho could go out to Jerusalem  and straighten out the tangle.  .. fAmbngst; others Beresford Pite enquired of Mr. John Belcher, A. R. I,  B. A., the noted Egyptologist.,"Did  Mr Belcher know of an/one thorough-1  iyqiaallfled to proceed to. Palestine  and undertake such an Important oonv  mission?"    Mr. Belcber thought he^  Hid and immediately summoning one  of the brightest men of that galaxy  of talent Belcher bad the name tor  gathering round htm, he sent him over  to i Mr.; Beresford ��������� Pite, tolling bin/ at  the same time his position would still  be open to him on bis return to Eng*  land, whenever that might be. !  Beresford Pite was quick to slse up  his man, and something like the tol-1  lowing con yersation ensued:  "Uo you understand Arabic?" '  -   "Not a word,'but I understand construction"  ''then run nver these plans with  i me," said Pite, and two hour* or so  as ah hospital would speedily.-go ahead  to a glorious success.  The * straightening out process,  however, proved a tough and tedious  affair. At times the tangle seemed  to be hopelesB to.get these'semi-bar-  brians to work closely to the original  plans, one of the main piers being  about 16 feet out of position and others  other "snags" were in evidence.  At last a bright Idea- struck our  traveler. "See here," said he, "as  you fellows only understand metres  and centimetres and so on, I'll redraw  tbe whole of the plans to that scale."  This was joyously welcomed, was put  into effect, and the whole work 1m-  medltely  straightened out.  So pleased was the Arabian builder  and his retinue of over 3<K^ men that  on leaving in about *ix weeks the architect was. presented with a marvelous gold, watch and a long scroll lu  Hebraic which he has never read to  this day. The cavalcade that escorted him off was nearly a mile long, and  that young architect's name was Mr.  Norman A. Iieech, architect of tbe  Vancouver school trustees and president of the B. C. S. A. '     >  Personally I would have been prouder of that achievement in those day*  l;������������������������4'-l-������������������������4'������4'������������r������4'������4-4'������<'P'r������'l'l"l'������<"������'t'Ii'i''M"l'������  t  748 Broadway B.  I'S!  MARKEtii  Phone: Fairmont 258  Free Car Tickets  One Car Ticket given away  with every 50c purchase on  SATURMY^ M^ROT 2nd   ^  Phone: Fairmont 258  THREE DELIVERIES JDAIl^V.  ���������������������������4^<'4-f������*'r4'������'l''l4'������'l'������4'l't'il'l|l i|-lvl.'i.*-������'|i������������������*-l-������������������.l'������**������������-������������4������47  \  than of designing the finest buildings  In Vancouver, tod can only say It is  a fortunate mattor, Indeed, that we  should have in our midst at this juncture a gentleman of such wide experience, taste: and ability as Vancouver's  school architect undoubtedly possesses. .'���������''.'  One may not, in carrying along year  by year, a complicated and  stretched-out piece-meal programme  of new school provisions for a rapidly  growing city as Vancouver is, be able,  when only half way through, to show  the beet he .1* capable of; but as Mr.  Leech's work begins to take on form  and *hape and the buildings assume  their proper proportion* by adding of  missing wlng*r the raising of roof*  over the tar-gravel flat*, one begins to  realize wha tvery fine structure* abme  of them will be wben all 1* completed.  The Mount Pleasant "Charles Dick-  ens" school Is a, very happy example  of this architect's skill Jn construction  and design. V  A further personal, coincidence may  not be out of place,and.that ie that  whilst Mr. Norman Leech was winning his gold medal���������the blue ribbon  of English studentship���������on the floor  of King's College, London, the writer  was at work on the same ,building at  .the very aame time���������letting in more'  light through the rather gloomy roof;  Twenty year* later we meet In the'  Queen clty^of the West! -How strange  fcvllfe!   ��������� ���������' ,?>V  .',>; ;  ably the civic committee will go into,  this ia- detail, a. under this system ^ ^ to jartag tor^ .������^ jjd  they might enter m^the*upplybusi-exf,*lnl'������8 tbe detail, and little  ness themselves. ' points every architect worth hi* aalt  It would be rather a atariUng de- ������W value. In hi* work. These were  velopment of the enflulfy^we ������ee at'QUlckly S'*-0*'*-  the end of It A:l4ern>*ia^hltef En  right ft Co. donnlng4be|r white.aprona  or overalls .and 'i*xotfi*x0j*^u^: to  *erye their confltituent^S^uito^a literal.manner. . ,     v--;v(;'������������������!:. '..-';���������  This digression into the civic side  of/the question has pushed aside for:  the moment the examination which 1  proposed into Money and Banking Cre-  dlt���������wblcb I must now leave for another article.  Meanwhile I ask all reader* to make  it-a point of attending the meeting*  of the. civic committee as many most  interesting point* will sure to come  out-���������amongst them I trust tbe local  misdoings of Swift-Armour-GrifBa ft  Company.  I cannot close without a brief reference to the huge profit reported to  be made by Morgan ft Co.'s formation  of the steel trust���������seventy millions!  If true, is a shameful tax on a country'* industry���������and some mean* will  have to be found of dealing with, these  Pirate*.of Finance or another revolution will soon be due.  PATHFINDER.  "When can you start?" said Pite.  "Bight now if Mr. Belcher is willing," replied our man.  "Very wall, .. He assures me you  will carry It through anU I feel bis  confidence warrants my sending you  at once."    '.., ,;.- ��������� ������������������* ' ���������'.;  "Take the S������d,express from Pria to  Brlndiat; by coasting steamer thence  to Joppa." ,  "And then?' inquired our young architect  "Ob, then you go by caravan to Jerusalem.'  "Here are your credentials.- Tour  transportation Is arranged for. Here  are two hundred pound* for your expenses." '��������� .* .  Arriving at Jerusalem In due course  Pits'* man was welcomed by a horde  of Arab workmen headed by the Arab  contractor and a motely retinue. Tbe  British consul, Mr! Chrimes, was on  hand to greet our young traveler,  who made, through the consul's Interpreter, a short speech in reply to the  elaborate   welcome,    expressing   the  The important announcement made  by Hon, Dr. Young regarding the pew  university plans competltonl* highly  gratifying and. bears out what I have1  stated In this- column from the first,  as I have repeatedly stated that a full,  fair, open competition would be held.  Dr. Young bears this out by stating  he so intended it all long.  So far so good.  Another very wide-reaching proposal Is that of the City Fatiier* endeavor to agree with the Scbool Trustees  over a swop for the Central School  site."  A mighty fine project my masters,  but go very carefully and slow, ure all  tact and a give and take spirit might  win. out In securing this fine location.  SET SQUARE.  According to the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce  and Labor, tbe total quantity ot pulp  wood imported into tbe United States  during the fiscal year ending June 30,  1910, was 423,720 tons, and for the  year ending June 30 last the quantity-  was 550,898 ton*.   The, Import* were  fry a. w. qmwjinT. optometrist |  Beware of spectacle peddlar* who go  from door to door soliciting trade. They will  offer to examine your eyes free and offer to  give you $5,00 for $1.00. Remember no man.  ia going to give youi srold dollars for fifty  cent pieces,  tometriste who are building up a lucrative practice by honorable method* deserve protection.  I DO NOT EXAMINE EYKS FREfc', but my fee and prices are  , reasonable, a* knowledge and skill are worth something besides the  mercantile price for the glasses pi escribed.    A p|.ylicisn charges fcr  his advice a* to what remedy ycu need. ;    It is bis; fee for knowledge  that enables him to tell you.      It is the seme with me.      1 charge for  ( my ability to tell you what your eyes need. '. *  Expert eye examination is absolutely receeesry to determine the  proper kind of glassed to tse. Selecting, them by any other method  ma  reeu t in permanent injury to your sight.  :, When we pseecribe glasses it is with absolute certainty that they  Are the best and only kind suited to your eyes. Come and be examined  anyway. If you do not need glasses we will tell you eo. Come to-day  if you can. '������������������-:*��������� ( '  ,   sTyot Examined and Olaa*aa fMad   .  o. w. orwm^tt; iiptoniiJtriit im dptMw  ifiNK OF OTTAWA  HUIUP1WO  .Office 106, First Floor Phone Seymour 582  Office Hours:  9to 12a m., 1 to5p.m., Sat 7 to������p.m.  ������f������������ftttff>f������M>fMff������������������������t   tte������ttUM������Mn������tMtt������������������������f  principally  from {Canada,  Germany^  strong hope that such a noble work Norway and Sweden.  *mm������m^mmammmmmmmmmMwmmmmmmmmmt%*^^  BORDER TAILOR  Suits made to Order  $22.OO  Special Samples of Scotch Tweeds  CEDAR COTTAGE  Kight Where the oar stops.  COMMENTS ON OUKJW5NT TOPICS.    ^  (Continued from pag* 1)  often overlooked in economic broils and fiercely  waged contests. ' '  The true perception of the relationship existing as among these three classes i* the Only possible basis for a wise system of legislatioii suitahle  to the whole community. .Here is the place of  close inspection, by which we may eventually  discover our sound starting point, and from which  we may set out on a fairly safe: journey.  But one thing sure is this; There can never  be a final solution to these problems by purely  legislative and economic changes. The primary,'  the fundamental, the absolutely and universally  necessary.principle that must be present and acknowledged in all our attempts at betterment is  that of a moral change and improvement within  the mind and spirit of each human being making  up any community.  This we cannot escape. Our best judgment so  affirms. Onr ever-present conscience announces  this fact to every man and woman. If we do not  make an attempt to conquer our own natures  and properly relate ourselves and our spirits to  our fellow men, and to the" Great Spirit of the  universe, we are playing false with our own manhood and of this fact we are positively aware all  the time. L-  Here, then, is the <me common rock or ground  on which we may all standi and from which to  make our outward attempts to aid others^. If we  do n������t accept internal, spiritual, dispositioTial aid  and elevaition, we: must ever be unable to help  others.   The one thing primary, ever-present and;���������)  universal in relation to man in all his environ^-  ments of time, space, matter, law,; force,; intellect ���������  and spirit is the conscious1 knowledge of our right  or wrong attitude to the Great Universal Father  and to His children on this round earth.      v^  I go so far as to say that ho man can, or ever  will be able, to wisely aid in solving our .hard-  pressing economic conditions until he rightly relates himself, in mind and spirit, to those around  him, as well as to the Great Cause' o'f all things.  Too many of our people in the humbler walks of  life are trying to solve the problems of. life without rightly relating themselves to the only possible means and AGENT of all necessary solutions. Ihave watched men rowing races in skiffs,  and one thing I noticed: The contestants were  most careful in relating themselves to the boat, to  the oars, to the water and the position, bearing upon the course. These men are wise: They pass  nothing of importance. And in.like manner our  would-be economists of, all classes need to look  around and accommodate themselves to the seen  and unseen environment.  Mi M ������������< 'I * ******<********<** . **************** * I | |'| t< Iff  t  1049 Qommorolal' Qrlwo  NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS  Call and take advantage of the opening prices.  : i ' '      '  A^ATBUft WORK     PHOTO SUPPLIES    ART GOODS |  ************'****4********   +*.'������*<****4i41*****4 ������| ������#���������������������������������������  Commercial Second Hand Store  CABIIET ���������AIIR6 ai* rUMITOlE IEPAIRIH6 ft SPICULn  A Large Cupboard  Washing Machine  Two 12 ft. Counters; and  \ A    large    assoriment    of   cheap  Bureaus, Tables, Cbairs, etc.  ;-. '   Phone;:  Seymour 2877L  i028 Commercial Dr.      Vancouver  I  Where It Pays to Deal  .#'  *  J.W.EAno-ds, Prep.  >ta������e������t Prices for rf������������*a  Ooeda  %i  A Full Line of Office Supplies  Newest line of BIRTHDAY CARDS just in  A special line of LINEN PAPER and ENVELOPES in  Boxes.      2 boxes for 25c.       Only 100 left.  J 1130 PARK DRIVE  **************************0*************************m /s  THE WESTERN CALL.  ,*mx*iom*t ������**. ��������� ���������������������������*������  ���������<"l'M'l������'H-������������������>-M-*-M^������**-M"H'  ***********4+*************  Grandview Ttieatra  ���������: Is now Open with a COMPLETE SHOW  ::  COMPLETE CHANGE OF PROGRAMME ,  ���������: Monday/Wednesday and Friday  ��������������� . -  ... . -       : -rr~ ���������-  ��������� ��������� .        ��������� V . - '��������� '      ".'.  This Theatre has been built to suit ,  the  public,   regardless   of coat  It has been inspected and approved by the leading people of '.;;  the district.    It is absolutely fire-proof throughout.'  ;���������   " It is one of the best snd ssfest in the city. "���������Firs In*ur*nce Inspector ;;  1712  4L  KM I UHOIMHIUI H 111* i������l 1 U !M H 111II t'Hl'IM HI' |clenehes each lid on tightly. ' Rolling  TPmtlPPtF^ Ofr THF WFST ^ a3on* fTOm ^ opo^atio,I'**** **  'By the Rev. Owen Bulkeley, A. K, C. ��������� t  it!4 111144 114 * M + ll 111 i'l II   *****>l *> i HI I '14 11 I ** * *** I **  a*************************************���������*****%****%**%  aim  WEBSTER  BROS.  Cr. Fraser Av.ftWestm'rrHd.  A full line of Fruit*, and Groceries. Scotch Shortbread.  1   : Try our noted Teas at 35c per lb.  a������*a******Q*9**************m****a******9****  UTILITY  W, C THOnSON  ;������������������ VANCOUVfH, ��������� c.  The Ideal Sub-  stllute for Lath  and Plaster.  It t������ Waterproof.  Rigid, aud mar lie  mtea on the wall*,  panelled or papered,  without tbe rule of  ���������PltUlntat the Joint*,  and b*Tnsv moderate  In price Uall that can  be desired for Untitling the Interior walU  and celling* of Bungalow or Mansion.  Sample* and Prices  from the Agent.'  310 Pewier Street  Plume Sey. 3394  ������������������ iSJi I ������ ������i |i������������*i4m������*������������������i������<i������J-������������<i������Si.1 ������  HoQollvory  ;;   ftione t F������lrrooqt 621  .,  fr.X",~,","M'*4'i'*4'*fr'X-^"l'4'4'4|4"X������A  ��������� >  Hl9rwM  IsilTsysBtstbBie-  8t of HI eisttte st  ���������llviry  ��������������������������� mft������  kaapiai  Look at these price* and compare them with others and see how much  you save by trading with us.   We lead in quality and prices.  Qor 9a1ur*ioy'o 9poolaloi  1999*  Local Legs, Loins Lamb, 20c lb.  Sirloin Roast, - 20c per "  Choice Roll Roast, 18���������20c "  Legs and Loins pork, 20c  Prime Rib Roast, 18���������18c  Swift's Hams, - 20c  Swift's Bacon,. - 22c  Local Chicken*, 25-S0c  Fresh Spare Ribs, ��������� 15c  Poric Sausage, ��������� 2 lbs. for 26c  Good Lard,      -     2 lbs. for 26c  .������'#.  tt  it  ������r  ������<  <<  ������.  it  ������  <>  <������  ������<  tt  *t  91*9  Fresh Herring, - 2 lbs. for 15c  Fresh Smelts, ��������� 2 lbs. for 25c  Fresh Cod,, - - 10c per lb.  Fresh Halibut,, ��������� 2 lbs. for 25c  Choice Finnan Haddie, lb. 12>$c  Kippers, - ��������� per lb; 10c  Shrimps, Crabs, Smoked Halibut, etc. AH Fish Fresh Every  Morning.  Fresh Eggs,    -   2 dozen for 65c  New Zealand Butter, 2 lbs. for 75c  I 2513 HalQ lirecUwr frM*way   ��������� .;-y*w**m\m**Mim  ************************** **************************  Tht.lftow **** T.resls.VosJWrtJ   ��������� >  6 Room House  For Sale or Rent  Will Sell on Easy Terms  or will Rent Furnished.  House is 4584 St. Catharines St., next to 30th  Ave., 3 blocks from Fraser  Ave. car line.  All information dealing .with the  possibilities of Old Country folk finding suitable employment in Canada, Is  and ha* been for some time past  greedily seised upon and read with  absorbing interest; for the simple reason thatvCanada, more than any country in the whole Empire, seems to  posses* a greater magnetic attraction  < y| for the would-be emigrant.  Since leaving very dear parlahlon  ers at Southampton, 1 have learned  much from Hying both in the Interior  of British Columbia and hi thl* city  of marvellous' growth, Vancouver; and.  I cannot conscientiously shut my eye*  to the fact that much of this feverish  desire to get anywhere from Home  land Is both ill-considered and ill  timed, and that while there are many  who In time will make good colonists,  and / satisfactory citizens, there are  hundreds, nay, thousands of wastrel*  and spiritless persona who ought hev  or to have left the Old Country. It la  high time that someone should rales  a voice against this indiscriminate  emigration, for only those who live  among the settlers are competent to  speak from their experience of the  bitter disappointment* arising from  living under entirely new conditions,  and of the dated melancholy that settle* upon the women-folk and lone'  bachelors belonging to the, totally unlit class of .emigrants,. who, unsuccessful at home, think they have only to  settle In Canada to become prosperous and happy.  This is a Jeremiad that is incumbent'  upon me to utter so that those who  read these pages and have Influence  In settling people in the Colonies may  exercise a cautious-, judgment before  helping the irresolute to tty and better their condition. Far be It from me  to deprecate the right sort from coming here, but do pray remember that  those who have been accustomed all  their lives to friendly Intercourse with  neighbors, to have church; {school,  doctor and shops at their very doors,  are not.always the kind of people *ho  can live In solitude; but that town-  people '. should emigrate to town*, -snd  country folk to country, snd not think  that the mere coming to a new country can change their habits and dispositions.  Just now, a couple of visits to the  town of Steveston, in Lulu Island, on  the north arm of the Fraser River,,  has still further convinced me that,  owing to insufficient information on  the subject, the right type of fisherman emigrant has hardly yet penetrated where he ought to be living by  scores and hundreds.  It is excessively humiliating to a  Britisher to learn wherever he goes  in Canada that the undesirable emigrant has in nearly every Province  created a prejudice against white  labor other than Canadian; and that  although it has died out, and is dying  out ln moBt parts of Canada, there Is  still a strong feeling In some places  against employing English labor; and  that drink is here, as in the Old Country, at the bottom of half the trouble,  the other half being caused by the  inability of this unfit class of emigrant*, to understand the necessity for  doing as the Canadian does in his own  country.  On the way to Steveston, after  leaving Vancouver city, we cross an  arm of the sea���������False Creek���������and,  travelling rapidly, pass Kltsilano, Ker-  risdale and Burnaby, . by way of  Shaughnessey Heights, and one Is  struck with amazement at the rapid  growth of these districts, that only a  year or two back were vast stretches  of primeval forest, and which are yet  bordered in all directions by nature's  most abundant arboreal growth*  Leaving Burnaby with it* picturesque  little fresh-water lake, we pass over  the wide and swiftly-flowing Fraser,  and are In a minute transported to a  bit of Old England, for Lulu Island is  the land of pasturage and agriculture,  has no great fir or pine trees and  thick underwood, like that we have  been accustomed to since coming to  Canada, but possesses hedges and  ditches and smiling farm-homesteads  that would seem to constitute it the  ideal land for the Old Country farmer  to come to, and virtually it keeps  Vancouver supplied with dairy produce.  A journey of some ten miles, past  the racecourse, which seems to harbor  exactly similar crowds of seemingly  the same people one sees at racecourses all over the world, and who  constitute a little world to themselves,  brings ub to the far-famed canning  town of Steveston; and the flrat object that confronts us is a little English Church surmounted by a big  wooden cross, while further afield ie  one belonging to the Roman Catholics.  The town itself is dominated in every direction by huge canneries until  one begins to wonder how any salmon  are left to can. As one walks about  one has carefully to avoid treading on  Chinese and Japanese babies and little  children, looking for all the world as  if tjiey had been purchased from  London's   great toy emporiums   and  volve over liquid, solder, kept so byk the  dropped on the sidewalks. One is  more.and more impressed'by the  scarcity in numbers of the white man,  of whom there are not more than  three or four hundred In s population  numbering many thousand* of Asiatic*  and Coaet Indian*.  Further, on walking along the quay;  we note that the boat-builder* are all  Japs, that the fishermen in their exquisitely designed smack*, are all Japs  and on entering a cannery that all the  employes are Chine*e with} a small  sprinkling of Coast Indiana, while not  more than a dosen white men are employed in actual machinery and *uper-  lntendlng work. The first question  that naturally arises 1*: "Where are  the white*? Surely the*e:gr**t canning establishments should be worked  by Old Country and Canadian flalter-  men. What does It mean?'* A working  foreman answerer "We don't want the  white man. He haa been tried ^ and  foUnd wanting. One of the canneries  employed them a short while ago, and  they finished operation* a fortnight  after the other cannerle*."1 To the  query how was that accounted for, 1  was told that when the/ salmon were  not running freely, and only a few  could be caught dally, the white fishermen refused to ������g0 out and ���������pent  those slack day* in the drinking saloons, while the Japanese, who do not  drink, went out dally and brought in  iu|������t what/heyxould catchi and *okspt  the canneries going. Thl* wa* not  pleasant hearing, and from a six years  experience of the hardy and zealous  lives lived by the East Anglican fisher-  folk, 1 felt that the right class of  white fishermen bad not yet penetrated to these part*. Afterwards, in  conversation with others Interested In  these canneries, I was assured that  the buying of salmon froth the Jans  and the employment of Chinese In the  canneries is forced upon the various  canning companies, as the proper type  of white fisheran is not forthcoming!  Just think of it! Millions of dollars  have been paid and are being paid to  Asiatics because the Old Country fisherman has not yet proved himself an  furnaces Just below.   Emerging from  this fiery ordeal* they continue rolling  ��������� j ^      - ���������  on, sprayed by cool water until' they  reach the terminus of the line. .They  are taken,out In great haste otherwise they would soon pile over one  another), and are transported in iron  tray*' to the botleri, hot' previously to  being Immersed, the airhole of eack  can 1* closed with a drop of solder.  Bach tray is then lifted by a small  crane, and Just dipped in the boiling  tank*, and if any tin shqws aq air-:  bubble it Is lifted out. and a drop of  solder close* it. As soon as there 1*  a trolley-load of tins ready, it 1* run  into the first steamer, where the  great iron door being fast closed, the  load remains for halt-an-hour:\' Bach  tin; will now keep tor a week; but they  are harried on to the second row of  ���������teamen, and here they are kept for  a whole hour, and on moving are warranted to keep for any length of time.  They are then packed in rows In the  warehouses, and on being duly label  led are consigned to the States and  the Old Country.   ,   ;  ' And this Is a veracious account,  dear reader, of the process of canning  that very slice of FTaaer River Salmon, which maybe you intend making  a hearty mear of, and which is whole-  some good food, and most carefully  and skillfully prepared and canned .  I may a* well get back home safely  ;before concluding or ypu may think  tne as being, in the position of that unfortunate Individual, whom the preacher got up the tree, but never brought  down again. The Journey home was  delightful, we tore along at fifty miles  an hour, and a* every window In the  car was wide open, the passengers  were nearly blown inside out. The  tide was coming ln, where we had to  cross the surging stream; so we could  not help feeling thankful oh ��������� reaching  the opposite side.  In conclusion, I would mention that  we visited an Indian encampment. At  Unit we thought it was a row of stable*, and I am hot sure it wasn't However, each wa*_pack*d with men, wo-  COMMITEE    OF    CONSERVATION,    fM^i}  OTTAWA. ' 7~~   ���������^  j./'  }  ?x  v  I      Flih Culture In Canada.  >  <\ . '   I       ^   ',    *   i  '' patching fish by artificial mean* ta  stock the* waters of Canada te^eagsge*!  1 on a largo scale by the DondnioS;  Government.   In lfO* the DomlnlOA  fish hatcherie* planted no toper than:  l,eJ4,m,000 try in varies*  wster*  ���������v  throughout the country.  In WOO t>su>  27l,>96,000 fry were planted W *h*  Government fish hatcheries, so thit'tlsl  plant of young &������������������ i*** Incrsassd *&���������  nearly 277 par ceftt ta thevpast tsar  years and the number ot hateherieB  has Increased from 12 to 17, or SMI  per cent. Of the 87 hatchertas a*fa %*  operation, Brltlah OalumMa aadjOs*.  bee his v* elphVeech, Nova 8������oti*,iN������������r  Brunswick and Ontarto five each, aaf  Manitoba and Prince Edward Waif  each have three. "   "  'V-  The amount voted by the Dowlaiai).'  Parliament for fish culture purteaa|  In 1909 waa 1312^00, and of this %**������*  845; or approximately 56 per cent., ���������*_}  expended. The Importanc* of osrrytml  on this work can not bo empha*l*af  too much in a growing country Hko  Canada, where the increasing v*aa*������  ���������tion is mkiog greater nd creator *%*>  mand* on the fish| supply.        ;   ,    i  Mine Acclosnts In Csnada- "    ,'  Statistics recently compUsd hr im.  Comml**lon of Conservation show Ussj|  the death rate in Canadian ������oal nOnof  Is much higher than ln any other -.**&  ised country. ia.lW. the year of tbt  Fernle disaster, the death .rata per  100 men employed (above and belo*  ground) reached the maximvm rata  of 13.25. The average rate for th*  ten years preceding 1910, however*  was 4.79.1 The United States cornea nsnt  with an average rate for tbe saaM  period of 3.43. Porhapa the worst aa>  pect of the situaUon is the fact that  the! death rata from coal mine aedk  dents has been steadily on Iko ln>  crease In ' Canada for nom>*l?[Oj  year*. The minimum rat* of l.ttn������aa  reached in 1897. In ltot the rata wag  4.21. During the aasso Unse Omrnirm  bosh.a *ta*dy decreasa In afll ttf  lending Buropean oougUkml \      J  It would, of eonrse, nil  #���������  "^'1  )>  If-  ,1 Wr  'Y*!  ���������i '  f *  men and children, and a* many more  equal with', the,.ye|lo*r, or wrownrraoei ^.^ ft;^_.aS^^^^^is^ jam J* -em)  ff fbllbwlhg that calling on which wel^1* ot ��������������������� ������������������������������ .^ ���������*^la������^l__tt= mh-w ^Mb. Mtlr.fr ssM  Old Country' people pride ourselves on  ���������fTui  jbelhg ;mo������t proficient In.  The Jap* own their own fishing  fleets, and merely sell their catches  to the canneries. There la nothing  whatever to prevent the white man  frbm doing the Barnt except���������it is  heart-rending to have to record It���������  his love of drink and his obstinate adherence to the his, own opinion of the  laws that should regulate fishing in a  country to which he Is a stranger.  One manager told me lie was going  to apply to l_������brador for some of the  hardy, industrious fishermen to be induced to emigrate to Liilu Island; for  the companies being composed of men  who have Canada's Interests at heart,  are not biased In favor of Asiatic  labor, but employ it, because white  men are not available.  I would that these facts could be  published throughout the fishing communities of the United Kingdom, with  the distinct understanding that there  is no opening for fishermen without  boats and fishing gear of ther own,  but that there is every opening for  men with sufficient capital to buy their  own smacks and compete with the  Japs, who at present monopolize the  industry. Once the right type of fisher-class get a footing there is no reason why it should not hold Its own  against the Asiatic, but���������with the reservations printed above. The rest of  the year there would be coarse fishing  for other fish than salmon, and poultry  farming and a cow or two might occupy slack times, or the fishermen might  find other temporary work in the city.  And now a brief description ot the  actual canning operations: The complicated machinery being all set In  motion, each salmon Is placed in tbe  clutches of. an Ingenious contrivance  that guillotines its head and tall  (which fall out of sight and are raised  automatically to the loft above to be  converted into salmon oil) and which  then proceeds to slit and clean the  body. After this the fieh are passed to  stands of running water, where each  is further thoroughly cleaned with a  brush. They are then taken to the  slicing machine, where they are placed  on the outside ledges ot a kind of  paddle-wheel, and each fish is forced  through a row of knives which cuts  it into slices. Water again cleanses  those slices, which are carried to the  packing stands, where Chinese and a  few Coast Indians pack one slice into  each can, which contains the necessary amount of salt. The cans are  then packed in trays and taken on  trolleys to a wonderful succession of  clever mechanisms which have a continuous onward movement until the  cans are finished with. First of all,  an automatic machines fixes a lid on  each can. They are then taken  through a small tunnel from which  spirting water thoroughly cleanses the  exterior of each tin. . Then being  jerked into a rolling position, they  fall   into   a   revolving   wheel   which  supremely happy and tha *un was  scorching hot, no doubt It suited thalr  way of living exactly, and a* ruahe*  grow In profusion in all1 directions,  which they cull and from wnlch they  make baskets, they exist in their own  desultory way and do a little fishing  when needs must, and 1 must add,  that the scrupulous cleanliness is enforced In the canneries, every worker  being required to wash frequently before and during the canning operations.  HER ONLY  HOPE.  Canadian Government Anuitits System Not Abolished.  The (Superintendent of (Annuities  has receive^ the following enquiry  from an anxious correspondent who.  probably, had read the,announcement  that the agency staff of the Rranch  had been discontinued.  and property could be f*tiroty ������on������  away with, hot osnorianeo baa eho*n  that careful Investigation af (he oo*>.  dltlon* will point the way to the ret*  edying of many abuses.  That the dagger inherent in coal mining can be  largely eliminated   ia shown   by th*  | low constant death rate* in Belgium  and Great Britain.   Coal mine explosions are much more frequent In Can-  da and the United States that In any  of the European countries.   The following example is exceedingly significant.   In lfc'V) tbe fatality rate in the  Belgian coal mines were as high as  the    present   Canadian    death rate,  while at the present time it averages  the lowest In the world.   This decline  in the death'rate was due to the combined efforts of the mine owners, the  workmen and the Administration of  Mines; to the diffusion of technical,  snd professional knowledge, and to the  administrative organisation for th* *eV  entiftc study of accident*.    - ��������� .1^  Although the death rate in metallf-  erous mines in Canada Is lower than  in the coal mine*. It !��������� muck higher/  than in any of tbe European countries. The death rate in Canada f������r  the period 19001909 wa* 3.88. ��������� , -  With the exception of the kimber-  ley diamond mine* and the Tranevaal,  where native and Chinese labor are  employed, tbe fatality rate, during this  period (1900-1909) was considerably  lower elsewhere than in Canada. It  require* on discussion to emphasise  the importance of an inquiry into the  whole subject of fatal accidents ia  NOTICE  "I wish to ask. Is It s fact that the  Annuities System has been abolished?  If so, I am terribly disappointed, as I  have intended for some time to buy an  Auunity next summer, paying the full  price. 1 never, thought that the Act  could be abolished and have been using the money in other way* until I  was of age to .receive the first payment. I and many other* have  thought that the Annuities was a fine  provision for poor people. Can I still  buy a Oovernment Annuity? And if  not. Is there anything that will take  Its place that can be bought?   I do j the mines of Canada  hope that It Is not true that the An-'   nuitles has been abolished, as It gave  me the ONLY HOPE for my old age.''  We are glad to say that the Annuities System ha*' not been abolished.  In transferring the Branch to the Post-  office Department, nder the administration of the Postmaster General, it  is believed that a wider publicity will  be given to the system, and that both  old and young will more readily learn  of the opportunity Parliament has afforded them of making provision for  old age, the postmasters now becoming active while formerly they were  only passive, agents of the Branch.  The benefits will, of course, be more  apparesj. where payments are begun  at an early age, the accumulation period being longer, and the marvelous  earning power of compound interest at  4 per cent being more strikingly demonstrated; and there is always the  danger if payment is deferred to a  late age that unfortunate investments  or expenditures may be made, and the  necessary amount be not then available. Theer is no time like the present.  Full information in regard to the  various plans on which Annuities may  be purchased may be obtained at tbe  postoffice or on application to the Superintendent of Annuities, Ottawa, to  whom letters on Annuities business go  free of postage.  The following are the only canvar ser*  authorized to take subscriptions for the  WESTERN CALL  C.Stahl       S.Giss      Geo'Harris  L. Goodman E. Hill      J. Williams  J.Hsggerty F.Osvies C.Whelan  Prof. H. A. Ferguson  E. J. Moy  SOUTH AMERICA.  (  Rev. G. Ray, F. R. G. S. of Toronto,  Out., delivered a series of lectures  this week in the Grandview Methodist  Church, on "South America," using  limelight views to illustrate. The  speaker spent many yearo exploring  South America, and comes before  crowded houseB with facts, figures,  and views, backed by bis personal observations and experiences, which,  aided by a vigorous mind and eloquent  tongue, furnish a feast such as i6 seldom enjoyed. Or. Ray held bis audience spellbound for two hours each  night. South America, now the e,mi>-  ty continent, is yet to be the world's  centre of wealth and loveliness. Reader, if you get an opportunity to hear  him or to buy his book, st-ize fortune  by the .forelock with loth hands.  Treats of this class are rare indeed. i-iir,-������if^lfafrrfWfr**i'nfty_^to  THS WESTERN CALL.  |G. E. McBridel  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds ol Hardware  LARGE ASSORTMENT OF  ! Heating Stovesj  %  20 per cent.  Cor.  Main Str. and 16th Ave  PHONE: Fairmont 890  * *  Branch Store:  Corner J^^ I  ���������������������������v'O'.';rtmie: Fairmont 1167L  %* |MMMIMIlO>M������* 8*8lllMiM8������IHMMdtttt  BS*l- ESTATB ANR INVBSTMBNTS  am on  TRim������r-P & NORRl^l  Cor. Broadway ami wwtmln*ter Roml  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  FISHERIES.  (Continued from Page 3)  catch. The Jjulk of the halibut fishing  ia done by vessel* outfitted at Seattle  and Tacoma, in the State of Washington, but a great deal of their fishing is done In Canadian water, notably  in Hecate strait."  It is a disputed point betwen the  Canadian and American   authorities  fl������T.������t  Issued even- Friday at 8408 Westmin-  ster Road, one-half block north of Broadway.    Phone Fairmont 1140.  Editor, H.- H. Stevens; Manager, Geo.  A. Odium;  yillMMlWlMIMIMiriit MMII IHHMHMH^  Use Slave late Power  In iiltimalti rwrtte wW* w ������ur elecftfc  power service. The factories or office pwW-  togs which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  ���������    tHfliivacciaentmaydisor^toetbeirwho^  svstem-Jnore serious oistwhance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. Seensfor particulars  and rates.  whether Hecate Btrait is neutral or  Canadian water. But the Dominion  Oovernment some year ago granted a  privilege to the New England Fish  Company, an American corporation,  which practically admits that Hecate  strait is neutral or open water. They  granted to this company the privilege  ot shipping its fish through Canadian  ports ln bond to the Eastern markets.  The reason the New England Fish  Company wanted that privilege was,  that if they could run into Vancouver  they were fifteen hours nearer the  American market than at 8eattle. This  is a great advantage. It will be realised at once that in the transportation  of fresh fish this is an advantage that  should be reserved to the Canadian  people,, to whom it by right belongs.  It has been claimed by supporters of  the late Oovernment that this concession was distinctly an advantage to  Vancouver. I contend it is not, because the fishing company ha* been  able to control the market to such an  extent that the Canadian fishermen  {'have not been able to go Into the fish-  ing business In Vancouver. I will explain how this Is brought about. When  the New England Fish Company bring  fish into Vancouver the choice-fish is  shipped for the American 'markets, but  in fishing for heavy fish, like halibut,  there is always some soft or bruised  fish which it Is impossible to ship tp  the Eastern market, and these fish are  dumped on the local market. Honorable members will say that, according to the regulations, they are not  permitted to sell ln Vancouver or on  the local market, To overcome' that  they place those Inferior fish in car*  and bill^them out to Bellingham. But  ln many cases the care would not leave  Vancouver. The freight and duty  would be paid and then they would be  sold in the market at Vancouver as Al  I fish. In some case* these fish are ac-  {1 tually sent out ot the country, but they  are ablpped back in the same car*.  Thl* practice ha* gone on for many  years, if thl* privilege had not been  granted to the New England Fish Company, Canadian companies would have  sprung up that could have shipped fl*b  through as the New England Fish  Company doe* to the market* on the  Atlantic Coast.. It 1* true they would  have had to pay a duty of. a cent a  pound on going into the American mar*  ket, but my contention 1* that the natural advantage we enjoy on the Pacific  Coast, if th* taw* were enforced, would  more than offset the one cent a pound  duty. We have a great natural advantage In having our harbor* Aftoen  hour* nearer the market, and this  more than offsets the handicap of a  one cent per pound duty. So I say  that the regulation or privilege that  was extended to tbe New England Fish  Company 1* inimical to the best interests of the Canadian fishermen on the  Pacific Coast, and I trust that the Minister of Marine and the present Oovernment will see their way clear to  cancel that permit and to secure a  mora thorough enforcement of the  laws on the Pacific Coast,  I wish to say a few words on Hie  whaling industry ot tbe Pacific Coast  Thl* I* also a most profitable industry  I am quite aware that whaling must  bo carried on on the high seas, but if  Subscription: fl.00 per year, 60 cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  months.  Changes ot ads. must be lh by Tuesday evening each week to Insure insertion in following Issue.  Notices of births, deaths and marriage* inserted free of charge.  ^  Westers CanaOa Ptrwer Company,  LIMITED  :: m*i Scynisr 477w     603-6! 0 Carter-Cotton BW*. \ \  P. a BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  the coast that the practice prevails of  capturing the young calf whale, bar  noning and anchoring it at the shore,  and waiting   till   the mother whale  come* up, seeking it* release, when  both are slaughtered together.   I say  that is a practice absolutely inhuman  and should not be> tolerated ln a civilized country.   If this whaling Industry  is going to last for any time It must  be ' conserved.    I am told that the  profits from whaling^ amount to from I  twenty to forty per cent   Now it cant  easily be seen that in consequence of;  such methods the whaling industry in-  a tew years will be totally extinct.   1  trust the present government will take  these thing* into consideration, and If  It be necessary to do so, to take the  question up with other nations who are  Interested and see that the whaling Industry on the Northern Pacific coast 1b  adequately protected and that such inhuman and unreasonable method* of  flatting as I have described should be  put a stop to.   From every standpoint  the fishing Industry 1* one that the  government should endeavor to conserve, both from the standpoint of revenue and the standpointof building up  a population  on  the   Pacific   Coast  which will constltue a bulwark for the  Dominion of Canada.   For the prairie  provinces it 1* essential   that   they  should   have a port on the Pacific  Coast if their development I* going to  be what they hope it will be.   If the  Pacific Coast I* going to be of any  use to Canada then it must be under  the direct control and dominance of  our own-countrymen people ot our own  race and sentiment, of our own religion, morals and national ideas. I do  not think that we should any longer  permit the present condition to obtain  and continue to issue licenses to Japanese  and Chinese, thereby fostering  a policy which ha* already proved  most suicidal in our fisheries,   it t*  necessary for our future welfare that  we build upon the Pacific Coast a population which will be a credit to Can-  aad and a bulwark to thl* Dominion;  and permit me to say that the time is  1* not far distant when the Dominion  and the Empire will need a bulwark on  the Pacific Coast  WHOI������f  The latest version of tne fifth commandment seem* to be, "Parent*, obey  your children it you want any peace,"  tor, as a matter of fact, thl* Inversion  of the old commandment obtain* to an  laming extent My attention had been  4ra*p������ to this painful fadt during conversation with one who la the mother  of a large and excellent family and  one who is a wise and keen observer  of human life.   "It seem* to me," she  remarked, "that children today are  whale* can be caught contiguous to a ,llowe4 to ���������,��������� wiw. They aw ��������� wt.  Mllllll lill*l'IMHIHIlt   I ****< ***** tilt I I till 11II *4  ****** I* I I'M * H 4 ******* 4 !���������*   ******A************* * ******  Phone:   Fairmont 958  1605 MAIN ST.    %  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  SASH, DOORS, MOULDINGS  ���������     4  1  Contractors and House guilders  Carpenters and Frarheworkers  We have just what you require  SASH and DOORS MADE 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.  J'  I  !  t  %\ t * i ii I- *** 'M"H ii i M' i n i ���������! i **** mni i mi nun t n * i  whaling station it stands to reason  they csn be handled more profitably  than If they had to be carried several  hundreds or thousands ot miles. On  tbe Pacific Coast we have had consid-  erble return* from the whaling industry. I have here in thl* report of the.  British Columbia government a recommendation to which I would xall the  attention of the Dominion government:  "Whalers operating in the Sea of  Japan and Behrlng sea do a considerable trade in whale meat, which is extensively used for food in Japan. Instead of converting the "beef into fertilizer it is salted, and in this form  commands a better price. The importation " of whale meat into Japan  amounts to over two million pounds  annually, representing a value of over  $50,000. Pickled whales tails are estimated a delicacy in Japan, and large,  quantities are shipped from this coast  "About two-third* of the whales captured are cow-whales, either with  suckling calves, or with young unborn,  the females being broader across tbe  body and slower in movement, as well  as yielding more oil, are more easily  captured than the whale.,  "This and the fact that whales are  hunte<! at all seasons should induce  the athorlties to adopt restrictive  measures for the preservation of these  valuable creatures. The indiscriminate slaughter of whales jn the North  Sea, the Atlantic, and the Gulf of St.  Lawrence has practically destroyed  ! the industry in those waters, and without protection the same thing is likely  to occur on this coaBt."  I am informed by men who l<~e on  City Fire Alarms  ���������-rGranville and Bescn.  4t-C. P. R. Yards.  ���������������Granville and Davie.  O���������Granville and Robson.  7���������Seymour and Halmcken.  8���������North end old Camble St. Brldgd  ���������������Georgia and Car&bje.  10���������Hamllton-and Robson.  IS���������Granville and Dunanrulr.  1*���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender.  15���������Homer and Pender.  10���������Hastings and Granville.  IT���������Hastings and Richard*.  1*���������Seymour and Cordova. ,   ������  is���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 3 Shed.)  SO���������H. B. Co.. Georgia and Granville  ���������1���������Cordova and Water.  SO���������w. H. Malkln's. Water Street  SS���������Water and Abbott  ���������4���������Hastings and Abbott  SS���������Cordova and Camble.  M���������Water and Carrall  ST���������Cordova and Columbia.  SO���������Pender and Columbia.  SS���������Pander and Beattie.  SO���������Hastings and Hamilton.  81���������Hastings and Carrall.  SS���������R. C. -Tills, south end Carrall.  SS���������Hudson's Bay Co., Water Street  ���������*���������City Hall. '  SS���������Main and Barnard.  SS���������Slain and Powell.  ST���������Main and Keefer.  **���������C. P. R. Wharf (No. ��������� Shod).  4*���������Smythe and Camble.  4S���������8mythe & Homer.  44���������Brackrhan-Ker Wharf.  40���������Homer and Helmcken.  SS���������Dunsmuir and Hornby.  S*���������Granville and Nelson.  ,  S4���������Robson and Hornby:  '���������  el���������Davie and Hornby.  ���������a���������Nelson and Hornby.  Ot���������Georgia and. Howe.  04���������Pender and Howe.  SB���������Hastings and Hornby.  ���������Main and Park Lane.  ���������Dunsmuir and Beattie.  ���������Columbia and Alexander.  7*���������Seymour and Drake.  TS���������Seymour and Smythe.  Itl���������Heap's MM. Powell Street  Itt���������Hastings Mill No. 2.  Its���������Hantlnas Mill No. 1.  It4���������Burns' Abat totr.  Its���������Powell and Woodland.  IM���������Hastings Mill, foot Dunleavy.    ..  1ST���������Ponder and Salsbury. .    .  Its���������Hastings and Victoria Drive.-  Itt���������Oxford and Tempteton.  Itt���������Pender and Jackson.  Itl���������Powell and Carl.  lit���������Hastings and Carl.  Itt���������Vernon and Powell.  It4���������Pender and Heatley.  Itt���������Powell and Hawks. .  Itt���������Hastings and Dunlevy.  ltT���������Salisbury and Powell.  141���������Powell  and   Raymur. Sugar  Banner?.  Mt���������Hastings and Vernon. -  14S���������Hastings and Lakewood.  1*1���������Powell and Baton.   .  Ut���������Eighth and Brldsje.  alt���������Sixth and Heather.  814���������Lansdowne and Manitoba,  tit���������Prudential Investment Co.. Front  and Manitoba,  tit���������Sixth and Birch.  SIT���������Front and Scotia.        '  tit���������Front and Ontario.  tH���������Seventh and Ash.  ~   ~ixth and Spruce.       '  Uthand LauraL v  Vancouver Lumber Ce. .  ___   Vancouver Bnslneerlna Co.  far���������torn* and Columbia.  ���������-^^sth and Alt    "  fth and Yul  ���������Twenty-second and Sophia.  mb-Twentieth and Humphrey.  84*���������-West Rd. and Fraser.  84T���������Twentyifourth and Fraser.  . SOS���������Twenty-second and March*.  8T3���������Fifteenth and Thomaa.  .876���������West Rd. and Thomas.       '  lilt���������Nlnth-and Yukon.  laiS^-Eleventh and Ontario,  1814���������Tenth and St George,  IMS���������Thirteenth and Main,  lilt���������Tenth and Quebec.  HIT���������Broadway and Columbia.  1118���������'Eleventh and Ash.  181*���������Fifteenth and Main.  1804���������Vancouver General Hospital.  18SS���������Broadway and Ash.  18*1���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  18*8���������Tenth and West Road. ,  Hit i Thirteenth nnd Prince Edward  ltll   Thirteenth and Yukon.  ltlaWfSUth and Pine.  1818���������Seventh and Mania. ;  1814���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1815���������Ninth and Cedar:  181*���������Eleventh and Oak.  181T���������Broadway and Oak.  1818���������Eleventh and Fh\ .  Itlt���������Thirteenth and Hemlock.  1881���������Broadway and Alder.  18*8���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  1888���������Tenth and Arbutus,  lit*���������Fourteenth and Arbutus. <  1*48���������Broadway and Willow.  1411 "Eleventh and Tew.  1418���������Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth and Trafalaar.  tilt���������Kamloops and Hastings.  811*���������Powell and Clinton.  8188 -Eaton and Clinton.  8188���������Slocan and Pandora.  814B���������Dundaa and Renfrew.  Hit���������Windemere and Pender.  Mi   jlxth and Alba  Jbarta.  ighth and..., _  jtth snd Oranvllje.  ilghth and Granville.  ntand Main.  d anjrOranvUle.  and Dufjerln..  vonthand Carolina,  nee Edward and Dufferl*.  tth nnOfh   relay sod  offo Cosat  roughton  ivlejsnd  BS*'  nco Edward.  Georgia  Boots and Shoes Repaired  Quickly, Neatly, Cheaply  537 BROADWAY, WEST  (Next to Mercier's)   P. KMIT, Prop.  2436 MAIN  STREET  (BEWEBN Sth and BROADWAY)  First-class Repairing a Specialty  Boots snd Shoen made to order.  P. PARIS, Prop.  Also Corner of 5th Avenue  The DEP9T tor CIIISTUR UTEtlTMl  1178 ORANVILUB 8TRBBT  Books for the Tsacaar.    Books for the Praashsr,  Books far ths tsarehar. Books for tfceSalat  Book* for the Sinner.  WooUyoalcMw thins* to coomT   RaadMaato'f  "Nombsrof Maa.^ TOe?^^  eONSTIPATION  Boduy waata nmaina raspsndod ������tka bawsai  andavary oraaa in taa body baeoniss Nlatsl  with th* pafisa- af the darwaaosKlaa. Tka  tias ugitsMajtlsth*natpraltmhajiat Try  BUsb Kattva II_rtM_M0 tabMs ttK_Aak  forbooklot.   ^TkalWsai Aswrt.'*   BOX M.  _   Jsrvfs sn  |���������Hurrsrd an  WW  urnsby an  Idwall and  obson and.-j,.  urrsrd ������nd;Comox.  _      w*ndTburiew>  |rougJiton jmd_fl*?irj  Cardero  Co  I  4   lurlow and Alberni  '���������JTorvls snd  ���������fandarani   .  Dughton ���������_������������..,.  rnihy snd Thurlow.  'ow and Albei  and Cedar.  "Yysw*  rjud Trafalgar,  nd and Pine.  ������t3blrd snd  4���������first an<  I���������Fir*t_H������t_TiijT  jcond and Pin-  '���������Cornwall and Yew.  _  bird and Macdonald.  'rat and Balaclava.  bird and Bal9*m.  I���������Maple  less and restive; never satisfied unless  they are st tbe picture shows or parading the streets to sndTfro here, there,  and everywhere. Then how they tantalise their parents for money tor  chewing gum or candle*, and one get*  no rest unless their demand* .are satisfied! What spendthrift* some of  them will become!" "A* for the old-  fashioned virtues," she continued,  "obedience, reverence, truth-speaking;  many of them appear totally Ignorant  of such. Respect tor the Lord's day  there seems to be little or none, for  their .conduct is Just a repetition of  that during the week. True they spend \  an hour at Sunday schol, which is not  by a&y means characterized by any  sense of reverence or awe for the  sanctity of God's house. Not a very  promising outlook for our future citizenship if such moral laxity has  sway." ������  There is certainly someththlng  wrong in our system of child training  where such conditions exist. Is Is  over-education or lack of parental control? Its certainly an issue that  should command the serious attention  of every teacher and parent to whom  is entrusted the serious responsibility  of the formation of the character of  the rising generation. Whom does it  conc&rn.  mwaU an'  -;" sV  grant  _.., Balaam,  d Crseime*. C  r. *���������  Ighth and Clark.  4���������Fourth and Perk,  f���������Gravolav .sod wee.  .���������������Charlea and Clark.  ^-Williams and Woodland,  rier snd Park.  wwWP ***atjsay������  |���������������Vaneblea and Clark.  ���������Campbell and Harris.  -Harris and Gor*.  -Prior and Gore.  -Prior and Jackson. ,  -Union and Hawks*.  '���������Carl and Grove.  Harris and Woodland.  Second and Park Drive.  ���������William and Park Drive.  -Msmark and Park Drtva  _ -Third adn McLean.       v  . il���������Carl and Keefer.  tit���������Keefer and Victoria,  sit���������parkar and Victoria.  ���������If���������Williams and Victoria,  fli ��������� ���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  iii -second snd Victoria.   .  tlT^SIxth and Victoria.  818���������Lakewood and Barnard.  T18���������Tenth and Park.  T18���������Twelfth and Clark.  T14���������Ninth and Dock.  T18���������Twelfth and Scott  718���������Broadway and Burns.  -TIT���������Twelfth and Woodland.  .718���������Fourteenth and Park Drive.  HI���������Sixteenth and Sophia.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH.  Cor Ninth Ave. and Quebec St  Sunday services���������Public wordhlp at 11  a. m. and 7:00 p.m.   Sunday School and  Bible Clasa at 2:S0 p.m. ^  Rev . J. B. Woodside, M.A. Pastor.  170 Broadway, W. Tele. Fairmont Stl-ft  MT.  PLEASANT  .,���������,  Cor. Tenth Ave. an  S. Everton, B.A..  260 1.1th Ave. &  Preaching ^Services���������ll. s-m^  BAPTIST  . b. and Q\  Everton, B.A., irastor  ..    CI  uebec  HPRCH  a������d__ t:t*  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:80_p.ro  *CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel 8t.  ServJcos���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7:������f  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Rev . p. Clifton Parker. M.A.. Pastor.  11th Av������. W.  . xyp/^nj/aaiMff.  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. ain  7:00 p.m.   Sunday  School   and  3ihtt  Claws'at 5:10 p.m.  "' W^^,BABftjfP^  Rev. W. .     ^  Paraonage, 121 nth Ave.  mont 144*.  Trinity Methodist Church. 8*v*_r>������  Ave. E.. between Park Drive sng Via-  tort* Wye, Paator. Rev. A M. Sanf*fi.  B.h.t B.D. _Pjiblic Worship..Sundar. *i  11 s.m. and 7 p.m.   Sajbbsth Scboel it  p'm.  8l46^a.mr"durlnt summer months.  weak rally on Wednesday at S  Cor.  Services'  8T.^MICHA^L_S CHURCH  Broadway and_ prince  jb���������Morning Praye      .    . __  Sunday School and Bible class at t:S*  . .liar Prince Edward St.  ornlng Prayer at. 11 ant  M  p.m.  Evening prayer at 7:S0 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at t a.ra  and l������t and 3rd Sundays at 11 a.nt  Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector  Rectory, Cor.  Sth Ave. a������d Prince Edward St Tela, Fairmont 401-L.  1**T**Mm BAT faJgTff.  REORGANIZED CHURCH  0F CHRIST  1S70 10th Ave. East  Services���������Every  Sunday   evening  et  ���������  o'clock.   Sunday School at I o'clock.  I. McMullen. Elder.  iaam9*W9*a*o*ga* or *������*-  MT. PLEASANT LODGE NO. 1������  Meets   every   Tuesday   at   8 p.m.  in  I.O.O.F.   hall.     Westminster    A vs..   Mt.  Pleasant.   Soournlng  brethren cordially  Invited to attend.  W. F. McKansle. N. O.. 4B2 l������th Ave. B.  J.-C. Davies. V.G.. 12S1 Homer St  8. Sewell, Ree. Secy., 481 7th Ave, E.  M������TA������ OftaJNNB ������OB������sl  MT. PLEASANT L. O. L. NO. 1*48.  Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays  ef  each month at 8 p.m. In the K. of PT hall.  11 visiting brethren cordially welcome.  H. Birmingham, W.M., 4T7 7th Ave. B,  Al| visiting brethren cordially welcome,  rmfnt" .  "~~  C. M. Howes. Sec., 393 10th Ave. K.  See the  Union Estate Co.  For Houses and Lots  On Easy Terms  .   .  Cor. Westminster Rd I Commercial St  Insurance, Rents, General Brokerage  ***** ������������������Mill ltll III1 HI It*  ������ill 11 IU 111114 l-H 111 ** ***  I  Shipment Fresh from England  Chiver's Jams and Assorted Fruits  aiso PEEK & FREAN'S BISCUITS   : :���������.���������^ ; J   i Cor. llth Ave. & St. Catharines St.  I PHONE::   Fairmont 1321 \  4\*i\\\ 1III It HI M H 1 I 114*4 H H 111111\\\ 1 1II Hi M M^  1  *  t  t  * /  Do You Know Why Property on the Riverside Drive in New York is HeW  at fabulous Prfte**  ; ;  .'���������;.-'������������������ -V' ..'���������:, ,.���������,.���������;.; ... ���������;.-   ,.:  ������������������,...���������  .'--. \ '    \ ������������������������������������\'.        '������������������ .  Do You Know What Proper ty is Worth Along Lake Shore Drive in Chicago?  If you da you m^ conception of what MARINE DRIVE property will be worth in a  very short time.   ^ horoesitesin "MARINE  VIEW,J durint? t^ Do you know why ? /Study the position of "MARINE VIEW,"  the character of the homes rapidly being erected, the excellent class of people buying in this  A    neighborhood, and then ponder over the following:  faces on the Marine l*ive and is Vancoi^ s ne^ and  88 lotsto offer and they are selling rapidly.  YOU never  life to buy S^W residential property at prices and on  beautifulsubdmsion.  We have  a better chance in your whole  that appeal to everybody.  Billots CleareU <m<i Gratletl. Every lot High **������ Pry  Only a Pew minutes from Car.  Water, (ias, Electric Ught ami Phone.  ^_^_______^______________y^_^BsaaBBSS^saSsaaaiBBaa^-������sB"BBB������5  Right in the path of tevelopments, where property will show the greatest gain, where  it is f Humming" right now.  ipflttii  l  Gulf of Georg*. V������-������ Jtottai d.strict._Marine view ��������� the _-_, of tat Grey.  And Just Think  PRICES  111) Cash$60 to $75  UK   Bal.$IOto$l2permontl>  Can You Beat It ?  Don't HesitaU.    Call us up and make an appointment;  Our Auto and force of salesmen are at your command.  PRETTY'S TIMBER EXCHANGE  Phone, Seymour 4429  i____������~���������~���������-���������'���������������������������"  LiniTED  Open Evenings  433 Richards Street  ______________ _������������������ ��������� \ ���������*  vli,:  THE WESTERN CALL.  ���������*************************4Q**************************  ^ CITV PRICES  523 Broadway W.     LEE & WOOD  Phone, falrm't 1520 ::  Importers of  <\ Wall Papers, Paints,Brushes,Varnishes,Oils,etc. <  ! ! Our Store is in a locality where rents are about one quarter of that   !  1 > commanded by similar stores in the City, and our stock is new and   ��������� >  ; clean.    THIS 99 009VCMI99T FOR YOU.    And you get the  .;;  ( . benefit, as we are content with fair profits.  ���������' .Your jobbing work will be promptly attended to if you phone���������   ��������� >  ; ; Fairmont 1529            v\                           ,                                                ^ ','  , ,** fl i********************  **************************  *   This MB.S.A.** and  ^ "Rudge Whitworth"  Represent the very best value in  English msde Wheels���������that mean*  the best in the world.  Strength, Durability  and :r  Smart Appearance  These are characteristic of these  ��������� machine*.  TISDALLS LIMITED  (Successor* to Chi**.; B Tiadall)  618-620 HastingsSt. W.  ,141������i n * 11* it- n i ********* *o****������*** ******************  i  I Broken Your Glasses  Bring them straight to  our repair "hop. We can  repltce a broken lens on 24  hours notice and sometimes  in shorter time than that  Don'trf orget the pieces; we  need them to make an exact  duplicate from them. You  can depend on all repairs being done accurately and  promptly.  Jeweller & Optician  j ': ���������..������������������  143  ���������   *  c ���������  )******4**4<**4***'**H'****tO>>**>*4*4l*"H********>*******  ift  152  Broadway  Near  Wain St.  Tbis Theatre i* one of the most up-to-date places ol amusement in the city.  The Lantern wdlllectncal Apparatus  1s of the latest approved type* ensuring a clear  -r-.   ���������,    and steady picture.  A Complete Change of Programme Every  Monday, Wednesday ami prijfoy  Svery film is inspected by tne management before  ������ng shown to the public and only those which  would pass the strictest censor are selected.  Prices of Admission:   Adults 10c  Children 5c  ������R0A0WAY, NEAR MAIN STR������BT  *}***9***n***************9n***v**************9***9*^  Our Opinion on the  Ranffe Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line, 4  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market  In bur opinion  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it?, We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  me  W. R. OWEN  Local and  Otherwise  FALSE CREEK.  At the conclusion of the False  Creek < case Mr. Justice Gregory reserved his judgment.. In this case  the property owners asked, the court  to set aside the award of the arbitrators in the Vancouver, Victoria &  Eastern railway arbitration which  granted them $1 as nominal damages  on the ground that, the hoard had not  fulfilled its promise to state a case  for appeal. *  The dredge King Edward is now at  work in False Creek and has a long  cut ahead ot her. Rumors that it win  be taken back to the North Arm have  not been confirmed..  Main Street to Be Terminus of New  Line.���������Plans of the route of the proposed new. line of electric railway  have been,signed by Mr. McNeil;' president of the Burrard; Westminster &  Boundary Railway company, and filed  at Ottawa. According to the route  map filed with the Government, the  terminus of the hew line will be in  the vicinity of M*>in and Keefer  street*. : From this' point the proposed  line will run eastward toward the head  of False Greek, where It jogs south  almost to the Creek; thence it runs  due east as far as Nanaimo street,  where another Jog south is' made.  From this point it will turn eastward  again, crossing Hasting* townsite and  Boundary, . and thence on 'to Port  Moody.- '��������� '���������".��������������������������� -v-  Throughout its whole length from  Vancouver to. Mission the new line  will, be allocated, as far from the C.  P. R. track* as possible. The reason  given being that the new company  wishes to open up new agricultural  territory which may feed traffic to the  road;   :  v. .- ���������  A building permit has been issued  for the construction of combined  wharve* storage warehouses and  shops,for the Mainland Transfer Company. The new premises will be erected on the north shore of False Creek,  neafjtbe Gamble ������treet bridge, at a  cost of 135,000.  At a recent meeting of the Weet-  minster Road Association the improvement committee were invited to  watt upon the municipal council in  reference to ; the Improvement of  Westminster road. It was the general  view ti������at the road to Westminster  should be improved and that the needs  of the residents of thl* locality demanded more attention that bad heretofore peen given them.  GOOD GOVERNMENT LEAGUE.  Grey, Burnaby, and eventually the  whole province, with a ceatral executive made up from all parts. The  scheme embodied the creation of a  medium through which Information  and plans could be published throughout- the Province. His plan a* outlined was favorably regarded', "and  assistance was promised.  Mr. Langlois spoke Interestingly on  the work that had already been accomplished, and suggested that a  league be started in Victoria. Brief  addresses were given, by Messrs. Nott,  Gibson and others: Committees were  appointed and vote*' ot thanks tendered, after which the meeting adjourned hopeful aB to the future rapid  growth of the league.  CORPORATION OF SOUTH  VANCOUVER.  Council and Committee Meetings.  Council Meeting, I p. m.  Finance Committee, 9:30 a. m.  Tuesday ................... March Sth  Wednesday,'... i...������������������.';:.';,; March 20th  Saturday, .......>?....>,... April 6th  Satarjiay ,,.;..>.......;. April 20th  Monday .. i 'i.O.;..:,yi.>.'p. May 6th  Monday ............>v.., May 20th  Wednesday ...-^!li./i.v>. June 5th  Thursday ....;...... v;.:.: -June, 20tt}  Friday-v^.> J."���������.'. *,..;.'.'..'... ��������� July Sth  Saturday  ......... ...<y>  July 20th  Monday ...;.';.-.i,.'��������� ��������� ��������� ���������>;y August 5th  .;;..: iBeptehiber 5tn  Thursday'������������������'..:': L'.  Saturday .......  ....... October 6th  Monday ........  ....... October 2l8t  Tuesday ;....^..i.  .. \.. .November 6th  Friday''.". ; v v *.������'.������������������  ..!...; December 20th  X  2337 Main Street  i  Phone Fairmont 447  ********4*4^****************4*4*********4*4*4*4*****  The Ootid Government League b**  lately Inaugurated a Young Men'*  Branch Tor active work, and it .1*  showing a great deal of energy and  activity, having, already added a great  many members to the association,  which now number* about 1,500.    ~  The object of the league t* to assist  to all branches of good government  for the city and to see that the law*  of the city are enforced, and to cooperate with the authorities in keeping a clean city.  The Young Men'* Branch Invited the  TOEccutlve of the league to a banquet  at the Dunsmuir Hotel on last Friday  night at which between thirty and. forty sat down. After a pleasant dinner  the president, Mr. William Savage,  gave a short address on the work of  the league and Its objects and congratulated the young men upon their  activity1 and success and called the  president of the Young Men'* Branch,  Mr. W. J. Hogg, to the chair. After  making a few remarks upon the work  the young 'men were doing Mr. Hogg  called upon the speakers of the evening. Mr. W. A. Campion gave a report  of the work of the league in connection with the liquor license* and the  licensed cafes and in regard to the  seliig of newspapers on Sunday. In  this connection! he reported that the  News-Advertiser had withdrawn'; the  sale of their paper of their own' accord, which was highly appreciated  by the members of the League. Mir.  Campion then outlined the work that  is expected to be taken In hand.  Mr. C. W. Esmond was then called  upon and outlined a financial policy  for the league as follows: That we  proceed to raise the sum of ten thousand dollars for the purpose of the  league's legal, educational and other  important work, and he suggested that  a salaried secretary be secured.  Revs. Musworth and Hall reported  for the Ministerial Association of the  city. Both gave excellent addresses  ln which they outlined schemes for  cooperating with the league. Mr. E.  W. Leeson, after complimentaing the  young men, announced having conferred with several outside parties  relative to extending the work of tbe  league into adjacent territory���������North  Vancouver, -South Vancouver,    Point  '; PoUce Committee, 9:30 a. j m.'.:..  '    Health Committee, 10:30 a .m. y  ' Board of Works, 2 p. m.  Fire, Water'and X4gW7Y30 p. ra.  Monday ....-��������� ��������� ��������� vr .��������� r Pehruary 1Mb  Monday .-'..V..������������������:;.'. ^.\L:. March 4tb  Tuesday ............. .1) March 19th  Thursday .............:.. April 4th  Friday ...:.r............April Wth  Saturday V- - -;.'���������'���������.-.,.���������;;./.,���������.'May 4th  Saturday ................. May 18th  Tuesday ............;;.... June 4tb  Wednesday .... .......... Jw������e 19th  Thursday .....;..;... July 4th  Friday ������������������.'���������...........,...';;.. July Wth  Saturday .:;..;.:.'...'.'.���������;.:-V Augst 3rd  Monday ... ���������........ August 19th  Wednesday . ���������     ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� September 4th  Thursday ............ September 19tb  Friday   ... ���������.������������������ October 4th  Saturday ...... ....".. October 19th  Monday .. .... November 4th  Tuesday       ... November 19th'  Wednesday ....   ..... December 4th  Thursday ;......\.... December 19th  NOTBHFoi'Mure   refereneir cut  this out.  JA8. B. SPRINGFOaD, C. M. C.  r  MAIL DELIVIRV.  /\'  That it Is high tint for a change  in the method of dellrerlng mail, es>  pecUUy in the outlylog districts of  the city, Is generally conceded. At  present it takes two d������rs for a letter  posted at Commercial street to reach  Main street, a dl*t*n������ of under a  mile.  SOUTH VANCOUVIR SUILOINO  ��������� PERMITl.  Increase In building permit* for last  week exceeded f 48,000 in value and  sanctioned the erection of fifty new  buildings. For the first three week*  of February tlSOjddO was the total  value of the permits issued In the  municipality.  Humphrey Hotel  Union Bay's Popular Home for Travelers and i Townspeople Is Well  Conducted by Mrs. John  Humphrey, Senior.  ��������� During the coming spring and summer many hbmeseekera will visit Vancouver Island, and no section will at-  tract more than this northern section,  and as Union Bay is the first landing  port we will mention this popular  house for travelers. Mrs. Humphrey  has conducted the place for thirteen  years, and we will state emphatically  that at no other place on the coast  will the stranger be treated nicer and  receive a better meal than with this  genial hostess. The rooms also are  everything to be desired, and no Btone  is kept unturned by Mrs: Humphrey  to mke each and every guest who  crosses the threshold of her establlsb-  lishment feel at home, happy and con-'  tented. We therefore'In referring in  this article to Union Bay's leading  business men and firms of prominence  take pleasure in according this house  this generous mention as wer pass in  review. ' J--"t^."    -''''  Dominion Hotel  llC1*W*l.fcV  Be  Your Own  WE HAVE 6 H0USE8  LISTED BE-  low that we can deliver subject tol  the first deposit.   Look them over,  then see us. I  SOUTH VANCOUVIR COUNCIL.  The South Vancouver ' Municipal  Council Is continuing Its. private investigations Into the different departments regarding their financial standing. It is expected tlat the council's  overtures to New Westminster in respect to obtaining a water supply  there will result In a definite decision  this week. '  After his Interview with tbe Hon.  Thomas Taylor, Minister of Works,  at Victoria; Reeve Kerr stated that a  substantial grant for/ Westminster  road would be obtained this year. He  said that "Hon. Mr. Taylor did not  specify, the amount, but he said it  would be substantial. This year the  Minister proposes to allocate the grant  to Weatminster road, and next year  we hope to secure a similar grant for  Fraser avenue."  A Favorite Home for Travelers, Tour*  Ists and  Vancouverlta* When  Visiting the Capital City.  In view of the fact that many thousands of tourists, investor* and home-  seeker* will visit Vancouver Island  during the coming spring nd summer  we will refer in this article^ to Vlcto-  rl*'s favorite home and most popular  hostelry for tourists, travelers, home-'  seeker* and investor* white visiting  Victoria, B. C, th* capital city. The Do-  minion Hotel of Victoria today. jUY one  of the most popular and liberally patronized houses on the Pacific Coast.  ThiB 1* due not only to the excellent,  first cla** service rendered the traveling public at reasonable rates, but  also a very important factor I* that  the house 1* the evolution of over  twenty-one years under one proprietor, Mr. Stephen Jones, who opened  up in a small way In 1889, and who  ha* continued to build up trade ever  since owing to the fact that he has  kept pace with the time* and with  all the added modern improvement*  ha* kept the price the same, namely  two dollars and a half per day. Added  to this, and probably more importnt  than all, Is the most excellent management of the hotel during the past  three years under Mr. Thomas Stevenson, who has that happy and genial  faculty of handling the traveling public to^ Its perfect satisfaction. Prior  to taking the position of manager of  the Dominion Hotel at Victoria, Mr.  Stevenson was manager of the Hotel  winter* at Vancouver, B. C. Here he  made a host or friend* among travel-  elers who like to patronise tlie Dominion Hotel at Victoria, of which be  I* manager, and everyone 'who stop*  there is loud in bis praises of The Dominion. Vancouverites and others visiting Victoria will find no nicer place  to stay at Victoria at any price than  this popular caravansary- We therefore take pleasure In according the  Dominion Hotel and Its popular manager a high place here.  It Is operated on both the American  and European plans, and everything  runs like clockwork from clerk to chef  and bellboy. When at Victoria stop  at the Dominion Hotel.  Chiropractic  (KI-RO-PRAK-TIK)  is the knowledge of the cause of disease and the art of locating and removing the cause by hand.  THE BRAIN is the human dynamo  which generate* human electricity or  vital energy, and the spinal cord and  nerves are the instruments for conveying this force to all  organs and  ** Q*NO*  THE3B NERVES emanate, on each  side of the Bpinal cord, through semicircular grooves which are subject to  strain,' often producing pressure  upon the nerves, thus interfering with  the transmission of this vital energy.  THUS THE SUBLUXATION (slight  displacement) is the cause of bad effects or disease at the end of the,  nerve.  A CHIROPRACTOR locates and adjusts (fey hand) the displacement within the spinal column of the human  body., "When an adjustment Ib properly made, there will be 100 per cent  of transmiasion and 100 per cent, of  expression of life, which is PERFECT  HEALTH.  HOUSE NO. 315.-17TH AVENUE  West. 6 rooms, furnace, fireplace,  panelled hall and dining room, bath  and toilet separate, open balcony at  back on second floor, full lot, 33x1*7  to lane. Our price to sell quick, is  only $5260 and terms ot $609 cash  and the balance $100 every 8 mo*,  and interest at 7<%.  No. 2  HOUSE NO. t7fw���������18TH AVE. WEST,  33x137 ft lot, 1 rooms and all modern,  convenience*; furnace. We can d>  liver thl* home for $5500. only $8*0  cash and the balance at $80 par  month Including Interest, So* thl*.  home without delay.  No. 3  120 22ND AVE. W., NEAR QUE SEC  St., 5 room*, bungalow atyle, furnace,  laundry tub*, bath and toilet *ep.,  bevelled plate and colored gl***  door*, electric fixtures, all complete,  our price only $4800, only $600 cask-  and the balance $35.00 per mo. and  interest  . 4  HOUSE ON CORNER IfTH ANP  John St., 6 room*, furnace, Qr*p!gc*.  panelled hail ������nd dining mow, *4to>  trie light fixture*, good nigh lot tad  corner; sold for $4800; yon can fesv*  it now for $4600, $600 cask an* tat  balance $46 per mo., including Inter-  '. est ��������� :���������)        '    ���������  No. 5  POPULATION  OF CANADA.  The Hon. Martin Burrlll stated in  the House that the final census returns gives the Dominion a population of 7,202,837.  Ernest Shaw, DiC.  (Doctor of ��������� Chiropractic.)  250 22nd Ave. East  Consultation   Free    from   1:30   to   6  dally  (Sundays excepted).  HOUSE NEXT TO THE ABOVE Similar to abov* in every way. Priea  only $4800, $400 cash, balance $40 per  month. Including Interest  No. 6  HOUSE ON 50 FT. LOT ON 17TH  Ave. near Martha St, 6 rooms, modern, only 1 block to cars, and a good  buy at $4600, easy term*.  & CO.  2343 Main SW  Phone:   Fairmont    497

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