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 'mMtm&BtkzkWS  \\  .X;  mm  m  . (..  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the WesternPeople  VOLUME HI  H. H. Stevens, M.P., EDiTOR-in-Chief  VANCOUVER, British Columbia; MARCH 8, 1912.  No. 44  mm  NOTES Of THE WEST  (CONTRIBUTOR W. ty)  ��������� The >"ides of Mjhrch" have 'pome wjith a  vengeance for the poor, decrepit old Liberal  party of 13. C, and found them in an aimless  hopeless mood, from .-which Jthey fmll ,Jby no  means recover just yet. The long list of subjects they have strung together and called a  political platform deceives no one���������not even themselves though to be sure, like Malvolio, it leaves  them somewhat cross-gartered, which "doth cause  too much obstruction in the (political) ^blood" to  regenerate the party over by the aid of "You  Young Liberals" holding your heads higher than  ever." "Tilt craniums!" would'be a splendid  'word of command to hand out the rank and file  just now. >  What suggested this cross-gartered Knight of  lllyria was the sight of Brewster capering about  in the legislature the other day dancing to the  party tune with a tang in it. Now, why can't the  Liberal party of B. C. be honest and confess that  they pretty nearly resemble Saucy -Gamp's famous r  friend, Mrs. Han Harris, "which there ain't no  sich person." For to confess the sad but civil  truth, they are deader than door nails, at the present time.  Now this state of affairs is not good for-public  polity and the proper carrying-on of the King's  realm, the opposition need to be clean,, bold and  resolute, but business like, and not too much  blinded by narrow party lines. He .would be the  greatest friend to all who was strong enough  to take the precious programme called the campaign platform, and jettison the whole bunch  overboard and go to the country with one,cry for  a "Business Oovernment."  That would be good business and make a rattling election rallying cry. It might mean the  dumping of some present deadheads overboard,  but the party would be gainers, and then it jnight  not be amis* to remember that the whole duty of  an opposition i������ not always to oppose bnt'ths>  there are times when cool, sane criticism ii not  only duly helpful hut welcomed not only ^ministers hut the public at larger   v - * - \ ^y *t  Meantime ihere comes to me a rumor, which fit  present ia very low and afar off, that a new party  ia really in process of formation here amongst the  "British Born" and New-Timers that may eyentu:  ally make a noise sounding very nwwth like "Political Influence," that this influence will be only,  exercised for good may be safely depended on*  seeing the objects of the gentlemen who have it  in hand is to bring * little bit of "Engjand and  old English ways and merry makings to us here  ���������in B.C.; ���������"  Summary of Serial Story  f ************* ****-*********������****Kf*** *******���������*}' ******** *.*,*,*********.*!*>*****  "A TENPERFOOT'S WOOINO."  One of the most virile stories of recent,\ years,  and at the same time a splendid picture of ranch  life in the Canadian West before Indian raids  were a thing of the past, is "A Tenderfoot's  Wooing." The Canadian novelist, Clive Phillipps  Wolley, has produced characters strong and true  ana genuine, and his knowledge of British Columbia is evident from the treatment of .the atmosphere in which he places men and tbe woolen  whom he has created to delight the reading'  public.  Briefly the story begins in this way: Jim  Combs, the cowboy foreman of the Risky Ranch,  and young Anstruther, a tenderfoot Englishman;  are both in love with Kitty Clifford. The party,  in charge of Mrs. Holt, the wife of the owner of  the Risky, have met with bad weather, whilst on a  holiday trip. The rivalry between- the two men is  acute, though Jim, knowing the ways of the country, has all the best of it.  Wet through and over-  > taken by the darkness, they camp in an old log  hut, 'making themselves astonishingly; comfortable by a roaring camp fire. Arrived at home the  party meet in the drawing-room of the ranch,  where Anstruther has it all his own way with his  singing and playing. The following day all the  ranch hands leave to investigate the matter of the  cattle "stealing. During their absence Anstruther"  gets his ribs broken; and on his return Jim starts  off to ride for the doctor, meeting on the way a  band of Indians..< with whom there had been  trouble in'the camp. Though they are clearly  hostile, they areD without guns, sp that Jim escapes from their unwelcome attention to continue  his ride to Soda Creek, where He abducts a doctor.    ,-'���������   ������������������; .  In his  description of  the  ride  from  Soda  Creek, Wolley gives a picture that of itself makes  ������he story worth the reading.   HiR thrilling nar-  rTativc of Jim's fight with death is only equalled  by'his story of the fight later with the Indians.  ^TJove and danger, devotion and heroism are mingled so that the reader's interest is almost breathless while the tone of the tale is high and inspiring. ..'..,_*.  "Francis of Assissi was oriee very much occupied with some important work, and gave^rdere  to his attendants that he must not be^disturbed.  If anv one came wanting to see him, he must be  sent away. But after giving these strict orders^  he seemed suddenly to think of something, and  slid 'K a child should come.' He could not bear  to have aiehiid shut out even when he was busiest Jr: ���������' S   '-  I COMING PROVINCIAL  ELECTIONS  Professor Et Odium, M .A., B. Sc.  With the onward flight of Old Father Time, many interesting events come and pass. Just  now an event of importance is casting its shadows on the earth and sky, and through the Press  of the country. This is the time when we find interesting reading. At present we see the World  going fiercely after the Sun and the old time Grits. While taking a breath of fresh air it, the  World, looks over the way to see what Premier McEjride is doing.  On'the other hand, the Sun tells us sonic^ very funny things about a man called Mr. Taylor,  and. then it puts In a few licks at another gentleman by the name of Mr. Norcross. There seems  to be some doubt as to whether the Sun, the World, or Mr. Norcross, or the shade of Mr. Joseph  Martin is running the Liberal party. The real trouble is this: ManV sad defeats in the past  I have weakened, and taken the wind from, the Liberals of British Columbia. And now they do  not know which is better���������to attack the successful government led by Premier McBride, or to  make a forlorn assault upon their brother Liberals.  There is real danger in the former attempt, while the latter affords mirth to the multitudes".  t Still an election should not be the time for party suicide.   There are wounds enough.   Blood  J has flowed too freely already.   Tonics, pills, plasters, lotions, bandages, brotherly love, heart-to-  heart talks, and a few short earnest prayers for forgiveness would now be very becoming tof���������  | the World, the Sun, Mr. Norcross, Mr. Samuel Gothard,and their many warm friends., I������ *the  meantime premier McBride, Attorney' General Bowser and other cabinet ministers are out on their  .J ministerial itinerary.   They have such a large provincial following that tltey feel sorry for the ���������  T few stray ^wandering sheep.." Hence their ministerial duty is to try and save these erring ones  before it is too late.  4 see that some are finding fault with the government supporters for using the same "old  planks" that have done duty before, "this sounds very strange to one who looks a't things as  they are. I have an axe. It served me well last year. "It'is' quite ready to do good duty this  year.   Why should not my good old axe help mc again and again ?  How many years did I see the annual crop of students present themselves for enlightenment in the realm of geometry! .They came in annual batches.   And I met them with the same  old definitions, the same old theorems, and the same old propositions.They were asked to con-  t struct an equilateral triangle upon a given straight line.   They had to face this same old plank  of geometry.   And without a blink, or"a quiver, I presented the demand.for that triangle.   A  1 good plank then,, and a good plank yet., .'.... ;  Yes, oh yes.   Go on, Honourables of the Government!   Go right on, and forward.   Do not  fear to use the Sound, solid*"practical, and useful planks you have been using for years.--.-Let-  others root around for new planks.    They have been actively on the search.   One queer thing  they have done.   They have discovered many of your old planks,, and have adopted them as  new,   In their papers and campaign literature these are new Liberal planks.   But in Government literature and everyday use they are old.   Of course there are a lot of greenhorn politicians  who have not yet read our current and lately written history.   They do not know that all that  is good iu their platform has been in effect adopted by the present Government, and all that is  i bad in their platform has been rejected from the platform of the McBride Government.    Old!  Why the granite hills of the Laurentians are old.    And yet the Lanrentian   granite is unsur-  T passed on earth for enduring materials used in the construction of great mercantile edifices and  I other structures.   Perhaps it would be better to say that the cry of "old plank" is but a repetition of an "old cry," wailing down through the ages!  *  We read in the press that the Revehrtokers fairly revel in the prospects of a new railroad  \ from the Yellowhead Pass to their town.   No wonder they are pleased.   And the whole province  should be glad of the news.   In this decision, the Premier and his co-workers have again made a  {wise, strong and timely hit. There is room for such a railway. There is a pressing need for  it. It will be a boon to the interior oi the country. It will bless those who give and those who  receive.   Therein it is much "like mercy," as per the poet's Portia in Shylock.  , The railway into the Peace River country is one of the master-strokes of this Government,  and of the century, so far as British Columbia railway building goes. It will make tributary to  : Vancouver, to Westminster, to Victoria, and to most of the provinces, east, west and south, all  the rich north-east country and put trade, commerce, industry and ordinary every-day fanning  on a better basis for both'British Columbia and Alberta. Perhaps we will see the Alberta legislature, by. a standing vote, do our legislators honour.  What blesses our province in this respect will prove a boon to the Albertans.  >  And yet'there are some people so foolish, or dense, or stubborn, that they are actually trying to make believe that they would change the government. They would put in Mr. Taylor,  Mr. Norcross, Mr. Bruce, Mr. Sam Gofhard, and, perhaps, Mr. Joseph Martin, who lately ran  up against a legal Unionist snag in St. Pawcrass. Still we consider that th^ese men are fond of  a good lively political campaign joke.  Be it as they think and plan. The people know when they have good men at the helm. They  ,; are not anxious to make trial of the new just yet. It is time to consider a change when the Mc-  <������ Bride Government makes a break in some direction. Until they do, then give them free swing  1 ��������� to push forward the legislative and executive affairs of this banner province..  These men carry the strong imperial spirit that finds support in Canada���������and will so con  tinue.  T-S   I   >'I"P   1   I   1   t *���������-���������������������������������* *���������*������������������������ f-���������������   ���������   ���������������������������������������������������������*   *   sn.ft'l-t'*'*'!**********  the old testament  josocimjsi;  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.So.)  It is about time for our -social economists of ;.  all classes to look into the Bible for a glimpse of .  its teachings and provisions for the laboring man --"  and his relationships to the owners of the land. ~ y  To what I now introduce, I wish to dray the   '  attention of the teachers of all (classes and grades. ,  We shall examine the Levitical Law as a. *  starter.  > > *; ,       --  Levit. 23, from the first forward:   "Speak' ���������  unto the children of Israel, and say unto them,  When ye come into the land which I give yon*   '  then shall the land keep a Sabbath onto the ' v,  .Lord." \ -,.���������:-(;.  v "Six years shalt thou sow thy field, and six '  years shalt thou prune thy vineyard and gather fit ,  the fruit thereof.' ->'.*������������������','       ''-J  '' But the seventh year shall be a Sabbath of rest  unto the land, a Sabbath for the Lord.   Thou   /  shalt neither sow thy fleld nor prune thy vi**������ '/-  yard.1' ' .       ' -   .  "And *the Sabbath of the land shall be meat .  for you; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy ,  maid, and for thy. hired servant? and for thy  stranger that sojournethwith thee,'*" -  ' Here we have something of vast import to all  who would study economy.  The lawgiver, Moses,  was undoubtedly the greatest of aft men, who  ��������� lived in the Old Testament times*,** far as we can   <  see. ' .  '      -.   t  Provision was made by Moses- under divino  guidance, for a day of rest for the people, <���������*��������� to  seven days.  Its purpose was two-fold. It was to   -  be a day of rest for those who most needed wet:  "]  and it was to be a day of mental and spiritual   /  improvement.   The chief poifat I wish to *���������&������ ���������'  here is this:   By, the gift of one day im swan,   ,,  Moses provided one-seventh of the yea? tor the v \  people's ������st emdwldixafion. Surely the Soeial-  ���������2"  ***  mm  ya$^ysii  .K ^y&fn^i  ;s4,'������ies;  $sMi  ���������mskfe  mm  ?m  fiiticspeaker, writor,and>hUosopher should h������  oarefuT to hopor iff l^sVtfi������ part of the ROC^.  But again, by the verael quoted above m* see  that evary atvtotb yaajrwas set aside as a "rest  year" for all the nation. This would give two  sevenths of their whole time, sacredly and divinely set apart for tbe good and comfort of those,  who needed it. .-   -  Now we shal quote further:   And thou shall  number seven Sabbaths of years unto thee, seven  times seven years; and the space of the seven Sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nins  ���������years."'..;.','       - . ���������'���������,>���������;���������  " And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and  proclaim liberty throught all the land unto ALL  THE INHABITANTS THEREOF; it shaU be a  jubilee unto you; and. ye shall return every man  unto his possession, and ye shall return every man  unto his family."  "A jubilee shall that fiftieth year be unto you;  ye shall uot sow, neither reap that which groweth  of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of thy  vine undressed."   "For it is the jubilee."  "In the year of this jubilee ye shall return  every wan unto his posseasionr" "      ^r  4*Ye shall not oppress one another."  "Ye shall not therefore oppress one another.  But tbou shalt fear thy God."  Here again we have two important truths:  This fiftieth year is another year-holiday. Now,  take the full time of rest thus given, and we get  fifteen fiftieths or three-tenth* of the time for rati  and recreation.   ���������'-���������'!���������.  This gives practically 110 days in each year on  (Continued on Pag* 4)    '  !<Bft2s  *P  yMffi  -'yy������i  Vij&  :Jp|f  iSi  ii0  ^^tVs'  *&i  i,-v.?j,"iS*rt  .A'Tll.  WSR  W������i  ftpj  ������������������  ������  ^#1  r������M  !S'i������������  '^r^i  ;;J:?sSg^  ^  ���������-vJT*  'mwvS-  v#  :l.;'^:V'.-'p-  vs;te  -"���������;t./t'-^iiT  ���������z0i  ii^,fe>^;<f  ���������wA  JK������fe  ������;?isJ  M  rZ&aSs!'  Aii'A  ii:,!A*i>  -#|&  Jtiiar_������_a-������>_������.VXS-  IS  fES?  PI  Dear Friend:���������Knowing that you had some  interest in the fur business, I take the liberty of  presenting you with what seems to me a most  wonderful business proposition, and in which, no  doubt, you will take a lively interest, andy perhaps, wire me the amount of stock you wish to  subscribe towards the formation of this company.  The object of this company is to operate a large  cat ranch,.in or near Oakland, where land can be  purchased cheap for this purpose.  To start with, we will collect about, say one  hundred thousand (100,000) cats. Each cat will  average twelve (12) kittens a year. The skins  run from ten cents (10c) each for white ones, to  se\������nty-nve cents ^75c) for the pure black. This  will give us 12,000,000 (twelve million) skins per  year, to sell at an average of thirty cents (30c)  a pieee, making our revenue about ten thousand  dollars ($10,000) a day gross.  A man can skin fifty cats per day for two dollars ($2.00). It will take one hundred men to  operate the ranch. The net profit will, therefore,  be about nine thousand eight hundred dollars  ($9800) a day.  We will feed the cats on rats and will start a  rat ranch next door. The rats will multiply four  times as fast as the cats. If we start with one  million rats, we will have, therefore, four rats per  day foteach cat, which is plenty.  Now xhen we will feed the rats on carcasses of  cats from which the skins have been taken, giving  each rat a fourth of a cat.  It will thus seem that the business will be self-  supporting and automaticjill the way through.  The cats will eat the rats, and the rats will eat  the cats, and we will get the skins.  Awaiting your prompt reply, and trusting that  you appreciate the opportunity which 1 give you,  and which will get vou rich quick, I remain,  CASEY JONES. .1 La^V>MlMEf   *MK>M>t<_CiVMdi']_!ftJl  "*���������!       l1a-SWlS*IH   l>^���������������������  "S*W*jSWM*������l   i IN ^  THE WESTERN CALL.  ********************\*\*4** ������i������i������i���������>���������:���������������<������i������t������i������i��������� i****  MR. PAINTER  ': Your Attention for a Moment |  We carry the largest stock of  : PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, PAPER HANGERS' ::  TOOLS AND BRUSHES  In Grandview.  Just Ring Seymour 8691  ! And we will do the rest. You will find our price right. ::  THE WEST IS CHANGING  1 ICTURESQUE PLAINS MAKE WAY  FOR  MODERN  HOMES,  Garden Tools  ��������� V  Our Spring Stock of  HOES, RAKES, FORKS, MOWERS [and SHEARS ::  Is now in, so that we are now in a position  to fill your requirements.  j 17141716 Part Irlve       Phone; Seymoar 8691  i! 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Milk. Cream, Buttermilk and Butte* Fresh Daily. j  ������mntinihn11***11n11 ***** *******niliiiiiimi  .^-t-t--^ihiiiiiiiiiiiiiii *������ * * **������������******'*������****������  The Buffalo Grocery  The House of Improvement  Groceries  Fresh, Best in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The Kind that Please.   -  Vegetables,   Provisions,  Eggs  Butter, etc., at Low*M Prices.  Cor. Commercial Drive & 14th Ave.  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.    PHOKEt r.lrmoni 19331  T  t  ^-������^--^  I   I  I  | !������������������������������������������  The Prairia Farms Are ��������� Not Yet the  Highly Civilized Arcadia* That  They Are Sometimes Depicted However, Says Writer In Globe, But  They Contain the Germ of a Won.  derful Agricultural Civilization.  The stories of the west are numerous and varied, and cause many a  young hopeful to conjure up a fairy  picture in his mind which is only dispelled by actual experience in the  country.  Most people imagine the southern  Alberta of the past is yet the same���������  a wide, unshorn plain, with scarce a  habitation in sight, huge herds of  range cattle gracing here and there,  with a plentiful supply of cowboys  to each herd. Though: that was true  enough of past years, the present  scene is one of endless" miles -of fences, countless Acres of grain, and the  accompanying-number of farm houses,  with the regulation supply of chickens, pigs, cows and stables. <  Ten years ago one could drive forty  miles across the prairie and pass but  two lonely shacks on his journey.  Often one would catch a glimpse of  a small herd of antelope as they  darted, across the prairie in. their  fright, stopping now and then to gaze  iii motionless wonder at the unwonted  sight of a human being. The trail  wa* taint in these days, and the prairie buttes were used as guides. They  were hills that stood prominently  above the rest of the plain and seemed in the distance to have a peculiar  blue shade cast upon them. The traveler always made for these b.uttea  and from them could usually direct  his path in the right direction. If  in doubt he climbed the butt* *nd  from the remains of the old Indian  signalling pile at the top -viewed the  few dot* which represented tne sole  aettlem*nt of the country. If obe met  a traveler then he. did not drive by  wUhacarcely a glance as h* dots now.  No, they greeted each other cordially  ail long-loat friends, drew in their  bora** and chatted an hour or more  upon Affairs strictly personal.  Now, along the same route; one  ii; hejnlniSd-in' by oousttlcs* acre* of  I*U6w, wheat and only, occasionally  i thtr* * stretch of Arbaps a qu**-  tor paction of prairi*. Jh* grain lelds  artWsutftnl mm V& an IW<<���������������������������������.  n**������ o^t&* ^  TJhfil* 8*** ably illustrated when, as  he droT*; alon* th* wheat fold* of  Albert*, only his top hat; being vi������-  i������J������, biv iPwmrked:^'IV* aUHrifht,  John, but, bang it all. I esn't see *ny:  thing for to* wheat." Also upon the  same trip one p*s*es tt������ree busy littl*  railroad towns; aha th* old shack  which wa* once th* l*rgest house on  the tittle Bow i������ replaced by ������ fine  whit* edifice, with waterworks laid in,  if you please, Trota the spring on the  side of the hill/-'        ' ���������.������������������.������������������-..������������������<**���������'���������";  There *re still * fj*w lonely little  bachelors' shacks with the corral, the  dog, and the usual amount of tinn*d  goods, but:the ordinary habitation is  a moderate house occupied by a Urge  and busy family, and surrounded by  ah ample supply of barns, henhouses  and pig-pen*.  The cowboy* have disappeared with  the rang* cattle, and just as they have  vanished so has the old-time good-  fellowship gone. No longer does the  owner of the shack leave his door open  ifor his wandering brother of the prairie. If he did h* would probably find  hi* spoons and his stovepipes gone.  No, he b������rs 'and board* the door, likewise the windows, and returns aa soon  as possible to see whether the wires  of his fence have not been cut.  In the tim* of the shack ������,-visitor  was welcomed with open arms, hospitality being taken a* a matter of  course, and returned ��������������� freely at some  future time. Traveler* woulo go twenty mil** out of their way in order to  pass the night in the house; which  contained the sole piano in all the  countryside. It w** then an open-  arm wekom* and free hospitality for  ���������very passing stranger, but this has  been much abused lately, and now,  more often than not, you will find it  U "twenty-five cents for meals, and  fifty cent* for beds."  Though the r*nches have been turned into farms, do not imagine a picture of an ideal country home. The  Country has not advanced far enough  for that. I have read delightful stories of the busy farmer's wife as she  cheerily does her housework, ieeds the  {rigs and chickens, and makes butter  n her immaculately clean dairy, while  her jovial husband whistles about his  work as he drives his sleek, well-fed  horses about the farm.  The farmhouses I have seen in  southern Alberta have nearly all been  dirty inside and out, the house  swarming with flies, chickens running  about the floor, and dirty dishes piled high upon the table, while the  housewife was outside driying the  cattle from the grain field or repairing a fence. Her tigb>fi.sted, money-  making husband in the meantime was  out swearing at his lean colts as he  flung the harness on them roady for  the day's seeding.  As for the cowboy, he. too, is a  thing of the past. 1 know that the  cowboy of the eastern imagination  would not be, complete without  "snaps" and spurs and an untamable  steed. I hate to dispel this illusion  by saying that I have actually seen  that personage in common overalls,  without spurs, and mounted on a  well-broken hoTse. In fact his ordinary mount was usually a well-tTained  animal, and it was only* when occa-  eion cs-'led for it that he performed  his evolutions on the famous broncho.  The ordinary cowboy was quiet i:  manner, unostentatious in his actions,  and showed up to best advantage with  his native background when managing a hunch of range cattle-. There  he could give free vent to his nativt  eloquence in language and call his  comrades by what lie considered their  onlv appropriate names, such as  "Bunch Grass Billy," "Wolf Henry."  "Side-Wheel Tom" and "Buffalo  Bill."  But this remnant of tbe past is almost gone.   Only stories of him re-   ,.   mam. except an oad veteran ot two.  Now there ia no room for ranching  o' "round-ups." and the rmvhciy has  sold out and departed tor other  spheres. His place is being taken  by the "would-be" cowboy, usually  a rough-and-ready Yankee who, having heard tales of the heroes before  him, desires to do likewise. With a  good fund of profane language, large  and ample supplies of shaps and  spurs and a certain amount of devil-  may-care in his actions, he launches  forth with the norn de plume of the  western cowboy, ln spite of his reckless bearing, however, he cannot handle a gun nor imitate the cowboy's  wild doings in times of excitement.  Do not be deceived. You can find the  imitation every day as he dashes  along the road on his bucking bron-'  cho, waving some sort of 4 lariat and  with boisterous laughter and speech  doing his best to impersonate his  ideal.  The inner qualities of the two differ greatly. For an example I will  describe their treatment of the gentler sex. No genuine cowboy would  swear in the presence ot women. He  has. too much respect for.them ���������for  that, besides he is not given to showing off, but I have heard the modern  representation -utter a stream of language in the presence of women that  would cause a. hardened horse-thief  t.-������ blush. Thfjugh the real cowboy  i? anything but deferential in manner, I have never seen him allow a  woman to harness or saddle a horse  while he was around, yet I have seen  his namesake calmly sit and smoke  in the shade, watching his wife or sister saddle and bridle her pony, while  he peacefully surveyed the scene.  Sometimes from the height of his superiority he would give ��������� directions as  to how it should be done!  The old prairie times are over, and  though the north is yet to be explored it can never have the vastness  and freedom which once belonged to  the plains, and when this last great  west is filled wither can we: turn our  ^footsteps? Though our land is improved in many respects, we old-timers will ever retain ,a warm spot in  our heart* tor the good old day* of  prairie freedom and equality which  once were ours.���������D. E. Nemmous ia  Saturday Globe. '7 ^y.W"  ;'';''-���������;���������;��������� '>'������������������*.'>..) :������������������". "���������'������������������. '   ������,������������������������������������.':.;-  .   An Ambitious Soy.  A littl* *tory has ;come from th*  West, of which Hon. R. L. Borden 1*  the hero. During the last trip which  h* made to th* Pacific Coa*t while  he wu *UU Leader of Um Opposition.  Mr. Borden visited a weU-knowd  health-resort, ^iamall boyjaSniau  some parcels for the future Premier,  and Mr. Borden cot'into centetsaiibn  with the lid. Like most adult* who  ,������re;-n6t:'*o^ult������������i>ed'-to.. converse with  {union, be **k*d the sm*ll boy what  te intended to become when he gr*w  n*ys-:*-:<'hyy- \*-.-yyy: A-'-y:--' '  "I want to go on the bench," said  the 1*4..  ���������:Mt." Borden waa much impressed  by the ambition of his young *cou*int-  anos. He wa* rather < surprised that  an apparently unlettered youth should  be an admirer of the Canadian judiciary, but b* took th* opportnnity to  praise and encourage him. Canada  %ould indeed become a gr**t nation  it ������U th* boy* entertained such high  hope* for their; futures.  tater in the day. Ifr. Borden, recounted the incident to some of hie  local friends.  "I *m afraid that the boy'* ambition is not as exhalted as you imagined." one of them s������id- "The bench  is the seat of the bell-boys up at the  hotel, and I suppose he look* forward  to joining the uniformed squad."  t������������4 Pea* el Hem*.  .The resourcetuines* of New Ontario  is becoming more and more apparent  every day. At the annual meeting of  the Ontario;;.Vegetable.. Growers' .Association held recently at the Parliament buildings, Toronto, it - was de  cided to grow ������eed peas in New Ontario instead of importing them from  Germany, as has been done hitherto.  The price paid for the imported peas  was #16 per bushel, and on account of  the large quantities needed in Canada, the expense was consequently  very great. Experiments have been  tried at growing the sped peas in  New Ontario and exc?llent results  have been obtained. The weevil and  moth are unknown in that region. A  greatly increased crop of se?d potatoes will also be grown in the northern clay belt in future.  The vegetable grower? are anxious  to have the number of greenhouse*  increased at the Guelph Agricultural  College, and they also want 50 acre?  of the Monteith demonstration farm  devoted to the growing of vegetables.  Canada's Foreign Agents.  Hon. Dr. Roche. Secretary of State,  has just presented to the Commons  a report of the State Department for  the fiscal ; sar ending March 31 last.  The report gives a list of the foreign  consular and commercial agents and  consuls in Canada showing that there  are about 35 of these.  Thirty-five countries are thus represented in Canada, the United States  having alone 100 agents. The report  contains a list of the passports issued by Canada in the year and also  the regulations governing these. 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Broadway and Oak  '���������'  .       liisXI *Ff1C . spatial tor inpltal ttsttsrs, CM. IEMIEI ul tUilWiT  *******.4***"l*********4***-lO - 1-I"M'������1"������"IH i'l I'I I'l M 11 *****  ;:  E. M. WICKENS  /  The People's Cartage  Main Street and Bodwell Road  Phone: Fairmont 1544  HIMALAYA BEST BLACKBERRY  ���������^M***-***-*****-  Qrawa Anywhere, I* Corel*** and Can  Be Easily Shipped a Thousand Miles.  The giant Himalaya berry, a far  eastern branch of tbe blackberry  genu*, Is coming Into it** own and  achieving a great popularity after a  setback of a doten years became of It*  slow propagation. It ha* a strong root  system and differ* from the ordinary  blackberry In that tt does not readily  ���������ticker, the new cane growth starting  at or near the root crown, generally  from the main stalk or ease.  These canes, if permitted, wilt,  reach a length of fifty feet In a  Fruit lateral* from three to flvcTfatt  long are *ent out from these canes snd  *re gracefully pendent on the ontsld*  iriiyapii  fr?i*f**t  SPIOniXN COBILftSS BL-CKBKBBY.  of properly trained vine*. Rather tat*  in the spring, after the frosts are over,  these laterals become a mass of delicate pink bloom, which later gives way  to an immense crop of very aweet. al-  moat corelesa blackberries. The fruit  ripens from July to November, and  through hanging In clusters on the out  side of the vine It Is amply shaded  from sunburn by leave* of a beautiful  olive shade, rather silvery underneath  From three to five year* are required  for the Himalaya to reach perfection,  fto'tbat grower* should not be hasty to  passing jndgmeut.  The vine should be considered a trait  tree and taken care of accordingly. It  ha* always made good If given half *  chance.  The Himalaya Is adaptable to almost  every variety of soil and climate, the  former having more Influence over prolificacy than the latter. The fact that  It 1* succeeding In Florida. Alabama.  New Mexico. California. New Jersey.  New York. Michigan, Missouri. Mon  ton* and many other states speaks*  well for its future. ' It Is a perennial  to a inarked degree, vine* having  passed through a winter 21 degree* be  low aero unprotected.  The fruit compares favorably In size  with the best of commonly' known,  blackberries and as * shipper far outclasses any of them.  Fresh berries have been, shipped  over a thousand mile* the past season  and brought good price*.  DISEASES OF TOMATOES.,  Wilt Will Net Yield to Saraylng a*  / Leaf Spot Doe*.  A disease of the tomato that 1s aom*k  Ume* confused with less? spots Is properly known as fusarlna* wile That this  Is not ln the least affected by the applications of spraying material* to the  plants is fully provv. In the experiments / carried on at the experiment  station of tbe University of Illinois.  This wilt has caused the loss of  many a promising crop, and the first  Indication that tbe plants are affected  1* the sudden wilting of entire branches or even the entire plant Within a  (ew days the wilted portions become  brown and dead, and an examination  of the wilted stems reveals s discolor-  si. brownish appearance of the wooded  portion. The plant* may die before  say fruit ha* matured or after any  part of the crop haa been gathered.  The first season that the wilt appears hi, a field nasally only a few  plants are affected, bnt if the field is  used for tomatoes the next year the  attack ia likely to be very severe,, for  the disease Is carried over In the soil,  snd the length of time the disease will  remain in badly Infected soil Is not  known. It Is therefore Important to  practice rotation of cropa so that the  soil will not become badly infected.  Care should also be taken in securing soils for the "beds in which the  plants are gpown. Fresh soil should  be put in the bed* each year, and It  should be secured from a part of the  farm which ha* never grown tomatoes  nor received the wash from tomato  field*. It is also Important to avoid  inoculating a new field by mean* of  soli carried from an Infected field on  tool* or the feet'of men or farm ant  <������  ���������H"1"H-H'l 111 111 11 M H 111-r  AGRICULTURE  IS  KINO.  ��������� if  Whether prince er plebeian,  rich or peer, saint or sinner, the  queen upon her throne -or the  maiden in the dairy, all must de-  Cd upon a eopimon source for  I and' raiment���������agriculture.  It waa thus from the beginning,  from the forbidden fruit in the  garden of Eden te the soil product of 1911, from the time of the  airy eeetum* of Eve te the mors  pretentious apparel of her ele*  tare ef the present age. Obvi*  ���������usly, then, as peputatlon In*  creese* and the feed cupply he*  Ismes a more vital question  gricultur* will1 semmsrtd In*  ���������rearing sttenti*rl snd respect  snd the hwsbaMm** attain sn.  Imports*** among til* fellow*  ���������mounting elrnott is **litud>���������  <l*oeb C. MeMsr in Ksnss*  F*rm*r.  **>M "1-W-H-M ..I W*<n*<H<n V  I  50,000 WOMEN 6MOKI IN CITY  DECLARES INVESTIGATOR  source of trouble.  It amounted **> *Jop  actiy one dime, and wa* opened -im  18V2 by a boy of 12 who hoped to  make- it the neat egg of fortune,  never made another deposit, sod ths  matter soon slipped his mind until re*''  called by a boyhood friend a few daysT  ago.   But in. the forty year* the dtjaf-  has been placed to the depositor's s> f���������  count It baa figured In/ many bahwee"  Bheets, and Its worth baa been ee*>  ���������umed many times over In the Ink.  paper sad time given it by darks  who had to keep track ot it,   h* *U  trial balances that atubborn disss had '  to be reckoned and its wltMsfttfSl  has ended an odd existence) rat* tp  banking annals.   As no Interest la sir  lowed In saving* hanks on sums less  than one dollar, the solitary coin ta  forty years in the bank did not lav  crease.  ������*  F1RST-CLAS8  5H0EMAKINQ  AND SHOE REPA1R1NQ  DOME AT    ,  PETERS & CO.  Near Csmnf Mssi Strati ggj B_*j_ijnii  *vn**gSB    **^av*j snwss   srjBjBjaseni stpsms*^**) e^ssssi   a4w^m^mwfmfa;  DR. R. INGRAM  Physictttn   and Surgm*  Offioa aad aMdeaoe:. ~  25th Aye. andlUingt  ;    FARM+SCIENCE-sWEALTH.    \  Pr. Hopkins. Illinois soil ex-  perL, ha* linbmered home the  ; theory that you cannot keep  taking everything out of the soil  ! without patting something back.  Hi* dictum baa been Justified by  ! recent experiment* conducted  by   the  University  of   Illinois,  ; which show that wltb tbe use of  phosphorus   crop*   have   been  ! doubled.  On the same farm tbe wheat  ! yield where phosphorus was  not used was twenty-four buih-  ' els an acre; with the phosphorus the yield Jumped to an average of fifty-eight and a half  bushels.  Farming 1* being rapidly recognised to be as much of a *d-  ence a* th* most intricate manufacturing business. Tbe scientific farmer is tbe one who will  make a fortune where bis ancestors made a bare living.  HI! 11111IIIII l-H-1 M-H-M-I-  Phosphorus For Wheat,  Experiments in soil treatment have  been made on the University of Illinois experiment plots on tbe S. Noble  King farm hi McLean county, and by  tbe use of phosphorous fertilizer tbe  wheat yield was more than doubled.  Tbe average yield on all plots which  vrere not treated with phospborus  was twenty-four bushels an acre.' The  average yield on the fertilized plot*  waa fifty-elgbt and one-half bushels  an acre.  This is tbe climax of tbe results that  have been obtained on the experiment  plot year after year and more than  bears out the propaganda of Dr. C. G.  Hopkins, the university sol] expert.  who holds that crops may be doubled  wltb intelligent treatment.  CROSSCUT SAW FOB ONE.  I*������ily Mad* and a Groat Convenience  ' to Have on Any Farm.  ���������;' ft is���������x often cotn'enlent to ' have a  crosscut saw that oue man can use  for cutting medium Hized logs, says  the. Orange Judd Farmer. The. one  shown herewith till* tbe bill very well.  It consists of a blade, a handle, set as  shown, and a how re-enforced with  wire wouud around it at various  point*. Preferably this bow Rhould be  of well aeaaoned hickory, ash or some  other tough but not too heavy wood  of yoar future  whether living or dead; tails yon what  planet yon were bom under arid  what part ot the country ta the rock>  lest for yon. Why not see th* battt  It costs no more. Satisfaction or no  charge; all reading* atrietly confidential.  Permanently located at  1009 QRANVII443 ST-  Hour*: 10 a-m. to 10 p.m.  ������2V  lasnt omj waa oRo*������ooT *aw.  It (* not necessary to have very much  spring In the bow. although some  spring adds rigidity and tension to  the saw. which can thus be run more  easily. The moat important points  for the winding are toward tbe ends,  where th* pole Is split by sawing to  admit the blade. The pole should be  only a few Inches longer than the saw  when laid out straight  Twitted Rep*,  ff yon will coil ropeuo tbe left twice  end then take tbe end and pas* it down  through the coll and then coll tt once  to the right you will probably take tbe  twist out This Is the method used by  an agent who ban bandied and sold  rope for a great many years.  Sunflowers Useful.  Sunflowers are attractive, and a  place is always more homelike when  they are planted in abundance near it.  Sunflowers give dijrnity and charm to  tbe farmstead, and their presence denote taste and culture of tbe home-  maker. The seed makes good poultry  feed.  Orchard and Garden.  Promptly gather up and burn si!  brush and rnbblsh In the orchard.  The city dealer profits by the laziness of the grower, by grading and repacking his badly assorted fruit.  An orchard will live longer, bear better and be more profitable by being  well cultivated and enriched.  When spraying do not work with  bare bands. They'll be sore if yon da  Put on a pair of rubber gloves.  A covey of quail ln tbe orchard will  prove a good friend to the grower,  because they eat a tremendous number of insects.  Very few pears are at their best If  allowed to ripen on tbe tree. A good  rule is to pick when the seeds bare  turned brown.  An orchard soil rich In organic matter is the kind of noil we want: hence  grow a clover crop this fall and plow  under next spring.  Don't leave the curia on the ground  to rot. That is where many apple  pests come from. Pick culls up and  feed them to the hogs or cows.  The apple thrives well on a great  variety of soils, vnrrlnjj from sandy  loam to heavy soils, provided It is  well drained and otherwise well cared  for.  Profit ln the orchard largely depends  upon the perfection of tbe fruits raised  and the quantity. And the trees cannot produce their full capacity unless  well cared for.  Cigarette Habit the Worst, But Pipe*,  and Even Cigars, are Popular With  Some Member* of the Fair Sen-  Movement Started to Segregate In*  corrigible Pupils in Separate School*  (From Our Own Correspondent.)  Montreal, February 29.���������Prompted  by the statement of a man identified  with the retail tobocco trade in this  city for the' past twenty year* that  from 40,000 to 50,000 women on the  island of Montreal smoke, agents of a  philanthropic and educational society  have made an investigation, only to  find that the allegation was based on  tact  It waa found that the cigarette habit prevailed widely among women,  from the tenements of the poor to  the mansion* of the rich, and It was  also made tolerably certain that this  habit 1* on the increase. Fifty cigar  store* were visited, in come of which  ���������ales to women ran a* high a* a hundred in a day. In only one were the  average sale* less than two dally, and  this waa in the little town of Ahunt-  *lc, at the back of the island. One ot  the heaviest sale* centres extends  along St Catherine street in the uptown fashionable shopping dfBtricQ.  The sale* here are'to the ladle* of  society, who buy boxes of 50,100, and  even 600, at a time. Men's cigarettes  of the milder variety are moat In demand, the "lady'* special*" {being  called for only in hotels and restaurants, where the customer* want to  make a show.  The women, ss a rule,  ���������moke because they llke.it. Thejr SUITE A. WALDEM BUDuD'G  have the habit, and in time may advance so rapidly In the accomplishment a* to be able to smoke the more  solid cigar and the pipe ln competition with their brother*. Some of  these women can drink a fair quantity of intoxicating liquor and bid fair  to be the equal of men ln that and  other like qualities. The restless sex  is advancing at a great rate in many  ways, and it 1* small wonder that a  section ot it Is actively agitating for   , QUEEN KEYHOMIR  the parliamentary franchise. Informs ths pnbtte of  On the continent of Europe and in g^l^fe1l������_i^VS  England tt te not uncommon for worn* hand. Advie* ta att onataess fsiitafS  en to *mofce, and recently the dhv and family affair*; toil* yon what  patches fold of a now Atfantie liner iT0tt*r^ *������*.*****"} **? "*!** *** j*ft  that had ss one of its attractions a  smoking room for ladle*.  Of course, aa worn** is the equal ot  man there is no real reason why *he  shouldnt' go abroad' POffIng away like  a blocked-up kitchen stove full of soff  coal. Put if she persist* in adopting  the villainous sex's special accomplishments she endangers her claim* to  special consideration and runs the risk  of being rapped over the head' and  I" prodded In the ribs by the police when  she become* obstreperous Just as  though she were her brother. And as  tho women reformer* are trying W  j save men from the perils ot tobacco,  it i* the duty of the men to come out  and" have their sisters who err along  this line. But to be qualified to act  they must drop their pipes and cigars;  Teaching Incorrigible*.  There is a campaign on here as a  direct result of the recent establishment of the Juvenile court to segregate incorrigible pupils in separate  disciplinary' schools.  It appears that there are incor-  riglbles known as "hard guys." They  shako their fists at the teachers-and  consign them to a warm clime; imoke,  gamble, steal and drink; jab pine into  other boys' legs, strike women teachers and their mothers, and threaten  teachers with knives and other weapons. Many of the principals and  teacher* believe these pupil* should  not be allowed to associate with normal children In the class rooms, especially where women are In charge,  as they are, as a rule, helpless in the  face of violence on the part of an objectionable pupil. Corporal punishment  is forbidden by the school rules, and  the bad pupils take advantage of the  fact. It was not like this in the olden  day when the teacher wa* allowed to  use ruler, strap or birch as his judgment dictated.  One male teacher give* an example  of the effectiveness of the ancient  method. He told of a boy who, interfered with another, and when ordered  to desist refused, swore at the teacher and said that his brother (who was  a pugilist) would come around and  revenge the insult to his'relative. The  teacher seized the young brave and  there was a scuffle which ended when  the boy was seated In a broken chair.  He never gave the teacher trouble  after his defeat and his pugilist brother did not call.  Ten Cent Account Forty Years Old.  While as a general thing banks do  not rejoice at the closing out of an account, particularly an old one against  which no checks have ever been  drawn, there was an unanimous sigh  of relief and a general feeling of  thankfulness at a nearbv savings institution here when an account of just  this sort, which had its beginning  forty years ago, was withdrawn last  week. The officers had cause for rejoicing, however, for since 1872 the  account has been an ever-increasing  f^^l  Z&M  "i  *V1  yy  Fairmont Renovutory  W. a McKfL.LAR.Paor.  783 mWAPWAY, EAST Near Scott  FOR LADIES' **o GENTS'  Cleaning, Pressing and lUrAiaiNS  Phone: Fairmont 172  LADIES' BKTOTB MAPS TO OBPKB    '  Pinner witn PHY WOOP y5?������  nSyer 98!* -������*������?* XML. ������V  2_te' ^ Wood is 1% Woodf,  $6.00 per Cord, delivereii.  R. DOttERTY  61$ Tetitli Ave. W.  Phone; Fairmont iioi-L.  Great West Cartage Co.  8. F. Andrews  LimiUd  H.W.EUto  B. B.WUUMW  A.S.  Express. Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano mover*  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Dajnage Claims Handled  Customs Brokers  Forwarding and Distributing Agents  Phone: Seymour 7474  113 Loo Blk., Cr. Haittsfs * Abbott St  Vsneosver, B.C.  |i m u i n * h m m u i m m  TORONTO  FURNITURE  STORE  3334 Main St.  Our stock of Furniture  t is Large, Modern and  J adapted to the tastes of  Buyers.  Dressers, Buffets, Tables  Chairs, Couches, Mattresses, Bedsteads, etc.  A complete line of %  L:noleuma. Carpet Squares, etc. ���������>  D.-op in and inspect our goods, ji*  Tnis is where you get a square X  deal. ���������:���������  v^7  >   \ i*  *\  1  M. H. COWAN  i **************4-**4> * * 114 1-1 w 'j-.;iMn������-****������*"*V ������Wt*  I .-fefcMCtf *. ,<m-,rvi,  i^^-^-ii-^xSa^  -^rraU...j:-.T'iiny^ara^rrJ:r-������^iagsrif?.'^';r:  ���������^^���������^.^A^tfmk-M^s^^  ,Trxn"~J":'c"'~'- 'i'" '"'"' ���������'���������"'-".  THE "WESTERN CALL.  ���������fe.Ti.  1  wstmnur caw.  Issued every Friday at 2408 Westminster Road, one-half block north of Broad-  Way.    Phone Fairmont 1140.  Editor, H. If. Stevens; Manager. Geo  A. Odium.  BMMerlptUm: $1.00 per year, 50 cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  montha.  Changes of ads. must be In by Tuesday evening- each week to Insure Insertion ln following Issue.  Notices of births, deaths and marriages Inserted free or charge.  4'h'M'O'lM'M IHI'11'11 llt'lM !���������  Broadway  ii Table Supply;;  ::518 BROADWAY, E.'������������������  ������������    ��������� > mmkmmmmmmm*mtm**ammmmmaamm  Specials  :: for  Friday and Saturday  : FLOW Five Roses, sk. $1.85 :1  Royal Standard 180 11  Royal HouAehold J.85 ::  Seal of Alberta 1.80 \'  ��������� Our Potatoes cannot be  beaten    $1.90 per sack <  > Beit New Zealand Butter 3 lbs for $1,10  ; OUI PtOVTSION COUNTEK AL*  I     WAYS HAS SOMETHING* TO     ;  TBOTYOMAPPCTrTE  i *   .          ���������     ' i ..      _      _. ���������.  r*UTOItUYfeffflllM-  RosstPork  Jellied Tongue  Jellied Veal  Home made Headcheese ;  Home made Sausage  ;   OU?l?������ONf5JS  Fairmont 1367   . : ,  JfiVsQoocj Wefcaveit;  IfWehaveittrsOood j  ',***% *>** 4 44 *4 ���������������*���������** * U *******  SPECIAL  LACK OF PRODUCTION AND  THE HIGH COST OF LIVING  The interest in this question is becoming so widespread that one can  hardly take up a leading Journal without seeing some .light on the subject  viewed from different standpoints, and  amongst them f cull the following  from an American writer:  "There Is an inevitable tendency  toward overactlon, misdirected energy, waste and extravagance in every  progressive era. This tendency has  its roots in the very characteristics of  human nature itself. Whenever anew  process is invented for satisfying a  human want, or a new market is discovered, it la probable that the inviting prospect of gain will cauBe an un  due amount of investment and effort  in tbiit new direction, which results  in a loss of capital and an oversup-  ply of certain articles. The tendency  to waste and extravagance is even  more marked In .the utilisation of new  facilities or the purchase of articles  that please the taste or fancy. A new  style ot house or equipage, or of dress,  all of which are common ln a time of  increasing wealth, often leads to the  discarding of that which, under less  favorable circumstances, would be regarded as sufficient and to the purchase of other articles in accordance  wltn present- day tastes or fashions.  Social jambitions and the desire for  luxury tend in the same direction; extravagance grows a* facilities and attractive article* multiply. Along with  these factors, is the desire for ease  and luxury which accompanies the ac-  ctfmulatlon of wealth, a result of the  fact that pleasure is more attractive  than pain���������-that enjoyment is preferred to effort; hence the number'of  the unemployed increases and the  amount of effort made for satisfying  human wants diminishes."  Three of the chief reason* advanced  by United State* Senator Burton may  be useful, he says.   The following are  three chief causes: _  (i) Increased wants of every class.  (2) Inequality of development between different industries.  (3) Wasteful methods, and a surplus of non-producers.  Regarding the first of these reasons  Senator Burton says: V  "Notwithstanding long periods of  inertia and even of retrogression, the  dominant note ln the history of the  race has been that of progress; this  has been especially true in the last  hundred years. Scientific progress has  always been in the van, followed by  material, Intellectual and political  progress. Science .has given to mankind a constantly increasing control  over Nature. Inventions and discoveries have greatly multiplied the supply of useful articles adapted to' satis  fy human wants. As a result, the conveniences and luxuries of one generation are regarded aa necessaries In  the next. One marked effect of this  progress is the alleviation of the struggle for existence, with the resulting  leisure or oportunity to acquire  greater skill and., to discover new  methods of production.. T|he requirement of less effort for obtaining the  necessaries of life gives a wider scope  to human enterprise and, make* it possible to multiply the achievements  which contribute to the betterment of  the,.race. Nothing is more apparent  that* that the average per capita'consumption is constantly increasing, not  merely in essential food products, but  in a variety of useful articles which  are now available for more general  use.  "It may be noted that modern means  of communication, the ready transmission of news and the increasing scope  of industrial and commercial operation* have brought about a solidarity  of Interest among nations, attd rendered it easy to obtain by international trade u*eful article*, even from the  remotest parts of the earth. " These  same forces have promoted- political  progress, the assertion of .popular  rights and a greater equality x of opportunity. One effect of this has been  that wealth and the consequent in-,  crease of average consumption are no  longer limited omit to a few. The development of a more peaceful disposition among nations has caused a great  increase in both production and consumption, with more development and  utilization of the world's resources.  All these factors make possible a ris-  ' ing standard of living which increases  prices unless theer is equal progress  in production."  "Progress, however, has been notably unequal in the different branches  of endeavor which supply human  wants. It is necessary to keep in  mind the difference between a rise in  the price of certain classes of products and a general rise in the price  level. There is a substantial distinction between these two phenomena. New methods in industry and  commerce and revolutionizing the  means .of supplying human wants,  but their effect is far more helpful in  some categories of products  than in others. Throughout all periods, notwithstanding changes in  fashion and taste, there has existed a  demand 'amounting to a .necessity ��������� for  certain- essential products, such as  food, clothing and shelter, tl is plainly evident that science, working  through inventions and improved  methods, has not accomplished vthe  same results In agriculture, especially  in food supplies, as in manufacture.  The revolution in industrial ���������methods  and in the utilization of capital in  large-scale operations ha* not been accompanied by equal progress on the  farm. Accordingly, as we would expect, the price* of farm products have  risen much more than prices of manufactured articles."  PATHFINDER  PRIZES OFFERED FOR  ESSAYS J&N HIGHWAY  t  ... TR+ ���������������������������  "\  n  Hay, Orata, peed and  Poultry Supplies  Piamond Chick food  Pratt's Eirg Producer*  Miwrt Seed  Prompt Dbwvery  Courteous Treatment  Phone: Fair. 186 .  2471 WESTMINSTER RD.  V.  Cor. Broadway  J  Tkl DENT lor CnnSTUN UttHTOK  1178 ORANVILLE STREET  Books for the Teacher.     Book* for th������ Preacher  Book* for the Searcher. Book* for the Saint.  Book* for the Sinner.  Would you know thing* to come ?    Read If suro'������  " Number of Man." 75c.  Paper* on Good Roads to Stir Interest in Canada'* Qssat Problem���������  W. J. K*rr th* Porior.  New Westminster, R. C., March :6.-~  In order to stimulate interest in good  road* throughout Canada, W. J. Kerr,  president of the Canadian Highway  Association, is offering three valuable  medals for the best essqy on "What  Good Roads Mean to Canada." The  competition for these medals i* to, be  confined to boys and girls tinder  eighteen years of age, and no distinction is to be made between the sexes  Women have long since taken a* place  in literature; equal to that occupied  by men, Mr. Kerr believes, and a contest in which girls will compete  against boys will be more interesting to all concerned than one in  which separate prizes are given.  . The competition will be open to  students in all parts of Canada, and  there will* tier no hard) and fast rules  as to the length of the essay submitted, although articles of 600 to 800  words will be preferred. The well-  known newspaper rule that writing  must be on one side of the paper only  will be strictly enforced:  Competitors will be required to deal  with facta a* well as with theories in  tbe preparing of their papers, and all  essay* must be in the bands ot the  secretary, P. W. Luce, 614 Columbia  street, New Westminster, on or before  May 15th.  The first prize will be a solid gold  medal, bearing on the obverse a reproduction of a part of th* Canadian  highway,. encircled _ by the words,  "Canadian Highway Association,  1912." On the reverse the name of  the winner will be engraved, followed'  by the words, "Flrrt Prize Winner,  Canadian Highway Association Essay  Competition." The second and third  prizes will be the same as the gold  medal, but will be ot silver gilt and  ot sliver. In addition a silver souvenir pin will be given every competitor whose essay attains a certain  standard of merit.  In discussing the proposition to interest xall young people in good roads  by means of this, competition, Mr.  Kerr pointed out that it was imperative that the gospel of good roads  should be preached to the boys and  girls because it Is while the mind Is  in a formative stage that impressions  are lasting and ideas easily grasped.  "By interesting the young people  of Canada in the proposition to establish a Canadian highway that will  reach from Alberni, B. C, fo Halifax,  N. S���������" says Mr. Kerr, "l expect to  create wide interest in this movement I realize that once we have  the support and sympathy of tbe public at large, the succees of this enterprise is assured. 'Get the young people interested and willing to talk  about a cause that is tor the, public  good and it is only a question of time  until success, crowns pur efforts. I  would like, every schoolmaster and  schoolmistress In ��������� Canada to call the  attention of their pupils to the offer  I am making, and to give them all  possible assistance in preparing themselves for the writing of these .essays,  either by giving tyetn compositions  on such subjects as 'Good' Roads,'  'Canadian History,' 'The Building of  Roads,' 'Famous Road Builders,' 'Early and ^iodern Road Building,' or  'Roads as a Country's Asset."'  All essays must be accompanied by  the name of the writer and by a statement, signed "by parent or guardian,  declaring that the composition is the  competitor's own work and that the  writer is under eighteen years of  age.  We are in a position to give td the public Photos at  prices to suit the pockets of all classes.  Our openingprices are r^u;h below the average.  We also issue Coupons to Merchants, which may be had  Free of Charge by'-.tl^f^.,_piJ.tar!ipU^  We accept the Coupons as full or part payment on  Photos, Cameras. Art Goods or Supplies.  The following merchants are authorized to issue jthese  Coupons: Steeves & Perry, Grocers, 941 Commercial Drive;  Clapps Shoe Store, 949 Commercial Drive;'  The Grandview Stationery; 1130 Commerc'l Drive;  Manitoba Hardware Co., 1714-1716 "  ��������� "  ' " Joyce Rd., Collingwood E.  Commercial Furniture Co., 1815 Commerc'l Drive.  Merchants Photo Co,  1046 Commercial Drive  Be sure and take advantage of our Opening  Prices   '' ���������'���������:���������;.."������������������   ,;i  CUTTHISOUT  Take it to the Merchants Photo Co. and they  will credit you with SOO off any purchase  of $3.50 up.  ���������k  1"l"t'������l"l-a-l-������"l-11 ���������!'!'<'t' tS"s_'t*>-l'l"*"l'g"l������������������>'l"l-<"t"l l"lMMt'*������t'4'l'tFl %*\**4 f  WHITE LEGHORNS  S. C.  Day Old Chicks, Setting Eggs  Eight Weeks Old Pullets  Laying Pullets  All Standard Bred Stock, and heavy  : layers, show white, large and vigil orous*   Afty quantity.  High Class Confectionery  In Great Variety.  BREAD, CAKES and PASTRY  EXTRA   FANCY   TABLE   FRUITS  A Good Line of  SCRIBBLERS.  PAFETUIB8   and   BOX   STATIONERY _t SPECIALLY LOW PRICES  Mt. Plaaaant Oonfaotloitory  ������440 Main 5t. W. H. Anmtrong, Prop.  Shoe Repairing  BY   AN EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROADWAY,  Betwet* Msia St. ssd Westminster Rd.  $500 Cash������������$25 Month  No Interest, buys a good 5-roomed  house, modern, fine lot, near car at  Cedar Cottage.   Apply  UNION ESTATE CO.  Car, Westminster Rd t Commercial St  Insurance, Rents, General Brokerage  TH* OJ4> TB9TAHBNT.ANI) SOOIAWSM.  (Continued from Page 1)  the average during which men and t\romen were  not required to work. In addition, there were certain feast days and other holidays wherein work  ceased. Surely the men who are anxious to shorten  the long hours of labor should try and understand  the teaching of the Bible on economic questions. I  take the ground that the scriptures were chiefly to  protect the interests and lives of those who most  required proection, and provision for heir .comfort.  The Man Moses knew, that the rich would bear  heavily on the poor, and so he made laws by which  the laborer had plenty of time for rest and true enjoyment. And in the second place he provided for  the breaking up of the all-grasping power of mortgages. No mortgage or other legal claim could  hold a man out of his lands and other possessions  past the Jubilee year.  The Hebrew word for Jubilee is YOBAIL. or  Yobel, and signifies to shout or triumph. And  surely the poor man would shout with joy and  thankfulness for the return of his possessions  fro/fi the grasp of tile usurer or legal mortgagee.  Surely his family would sing songs of praise to  Moses the great and divinely inspired lawgiver.  Here, then, we have good grounds for turning our attention-to the good old Book that is  more widely read to-day by scores of millions  than any other hundred or thousand books can  lay claim to. How is it that the Socialistic Leaders, writers and lecturers are afraid to ponder  over this book, the poor man's friend?'' It is  strange indeed. By some queer speeies of madness they run to Tolstoi or Carl Marx or Adler or  Belamy, or the many others who write and mostly  rail at the scriptures.  Look here, my Socialist friend, will yoii honestly try to grasp the full signification of the  Levitical law, and then admit that it is. so far  as it can be applied to modern days and conditions, the best and fairest set of economic, social  jmd domestic laws ever compiled? Will you try  and add Moses to the list of your hero writers  and speakers? If so, then you will make headway with the masses* and the rest of the human  family that will surprise you and them.   I stand  for the Levitical Law of Moses, for lit is the true  basis of all national, social, domestic and individual prosperity. /        ' ;  Socialism inspired by the spirit of the Mosaic  law, inspired by the spirit which prevails in the  Old Testament teaching, inspired by the high  ideals of the New Testament, inspired by the devoted,, holy and unselfish spirit of the Man of -  Nazareth, will give this tiarth all the humjaii  family needs or ever will heed.   Try it honestly.  And listen to me, my friends, as I speak  words of burning, living truth: Largely you  have thrown out of your teachings, out of your  conversations, out of your thinkings, otit of your  proposed solutions of the economic conditions  admittedly calling for much change and improvement, and out of your homes the best and wisest "���������  and holiest of all books and writings. I refer to  the Bible. At times I can scarcely blame you  for your foolish  act.    B'casw hn .  taught much of folly and sham that cannot be  found in that old human guide. The pulpits have  been talking top much nonsense, too much falsehood, too much misrepresentation of Moses, the  prophets, Jesus the Man of Sorrows and of His  Apostles. I say this with sorrow. They have  confused and confounded millions by their false  teaching. And you, in sheer desperation, have  swung too far in the other direction. Go back to.  the Book, and read it as plodingly as you read  the other books on "How to Govern the Lives of  Peoples and Nations." If so, you will come back  to sanity and then when 'your new Socialism,  which, will represent everything strong, noble anJ  just in human life, is presented to the public,  there will be a cry of joy and an acceptance of  your tenets that will amaze and astound the  human family. But so long as you- throw out the  divine, the spirit of Christ, the living spirit of  the "Immortal'Gods" so often referred to by  Greek and Roman ancient writers, just so long  you will beat your heads against a stone wall. So  long will you bay as idly and helplessly as the dog  which bays at the moon. There are millions of  Christians who would gladly come to your aid  and their own help, but cannot because you. ,in  effect, throw out the best-of all human teachers.  Woodward Siding, tailu Warn!  : Rural Phone M6  Steveston P* 0. ::  *************************************** **** I M'������+'M'������������>'  f*********f***************   t++4>t+t**++������.ttW  the PuWie  Beware of spectacle peddlars 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  is going to give you ������old dollar* for fifty  cent pieces-  Optometrists who are building up a lucrative pracr  tice by honorable methods deserve protection.  I DO NOT EXAMINE -EYES FREE, but roy fee and prices are  reasonable, aa knowledge and skill are worth something besides the  mercantile price for the glasses prescribed. A physician charges for  his advice as to what remedy you need. It is bis fee for knowledge  that enables him to tell you. It is the-same with me. I charge for  myability to telly ou What your eyes need.  Expert eye examination is absolutely necessary to determine the  proier kind of glassed to use." Selecting them ^by any other method  ma  rest t in permanent injury to your sight.  When we prescribe 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 so. 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WESTERN CALL.  y  ****'t<4������t<v*A> Hi i������������i|ii*i i i|i'|i> in* i ii. ii, i. <~{~;-.;~^v������^.:^~i.,;..}..|.������.i..i..i..|.i|..|i,ii.i..y.ii.i.  ii  Ir  it  Delivery  Ma Credit  T0BA3C0 CROP GROWS.  :   Phone: Fairmont 621  WeglvsrostBssnt*  fit *f all sxp*au ol  leliftrv  aid bask*  kBJSill  Look 8t these prices and compare them with others and see how much  you"save by trading: with us. Our Quality tbe Best;. Our Prices the  Lnweit because we are an Independent Market and we buy fo advantage.  Our Saturday'a Speelalet  Local Leg*, Loin* Lamb, 20c lb.  Sirloin Roast, - 20c per"  Choice Roll Roast, 18-20c " "  Lag* and Uin* Pork, 20c " ������*  Prime Rib Roaflt, 16-18c " "  Swifts Premium H������mi, 32c " "  whole or back  Frcah Herring, ��������� 2 lbs. for 16c  Fresh Smelt*, ��������� 2 lbs. for 26c  Fresh Ood, - - 10c per lb.  Fresh Halibut, - 2 lbs. for 25c  Cbsice Finnan Haddie, lb. 12>_c  1  "'���������' ������  Swift's Bacon,     -22c "  Local Chickens, -5-S0c    "  Fresh Spare Rib*,  -15c   "   *���������  Pors SSusage,    -    2 lb*, for 25c  Good Lard,      --    2 lbs. for 25c  Fresh Egg*,    -   2 dozen for 66c  Kippers,      -      -   per lb.    10c  Shrimp*, Crabs, Smoked Halibut, etc.    All Fish Fresh Every  Morning. -  New Zealand Butter, 3 lbs. $1.15  Tbe Mac* that Treats Von Rich*  rket  : 2513 lalD Jlrt������t, Dear IrTuidway   ���������    T,la u .n la^n*ent M.ri  >**** 1 ********************   **4**J***************4'***  **  V.     '  Mr. Cleanhouse-<lMrs. Goodneighbor, have you seen,  JBeresford's new stock of Spring Paper and Decorations ? "  Mfis. Goodneighbor-"Yes, I have engaged Mr. Beresford  paper four, rooms and the hallway.  ?������  is /  J. W. JJERESFOUD  DECORATIONS AND WALLPAPERS  14725 ParK t>We ~      ; J Phorie���������S.ymour 8785  A RA3������ OF LO.i.  Richards  Fish Fresh  Pally        I  PHONE:  SEVe 3653  f.9#9f  This is the season for Fish  I 0m< Virleiy Billy  Cod  Halibut  Salmon  Sole*  Smelts  Herring  Salt Cod  All kinds of Smoked  Fish  Will Sell on Easy Terms  or will Rent Furnished.'  House is 4584 St. Catha-,  rines St.-* next to 30th  Ave., 3 blocks from Fraser  Ave. car line.  N.i -  Farming Industry Is Proving a  Real   Mint.  In certain favored sections of the  Dominion there is springing up a-  comparatively new farming industry '  that is brooming an important fact-ir  in the agricultural development of the  country. This is the production ol  tobacco.  The traveler in the counties of Es-,  sex and Kent, at the extreme south- .  western part of Ontario, and in 'some  portion's, of the Province of Quebec,  will find farmer? who enthusiastically  assert that tobacco is the. best-paying  crop'they can jgrow. So profitable ha*  thy industry, become that the domestic production increased irom 550.000  pounds W..1896 to over eight million  pounds for the last fiscal year.  ���������Where a funnier can.grow a ton of  tobacco to the acre and get 16 cent*  a pound for it. as he did last year,  he is long-headed enough to figure  out that few other crops will yield  him $320 an acre.  ,It used to be said in Essex County  that corn was king there, but there  has been an Agricultural insurrection  and King Tobacco reigns on the throne  uv the place of King Corn.  In the Province of Quebec members  of "L*Association des Plantersr dV  Tabac de la Vallee de Yamasfca^ will.  te you that tobacco ia; a veritable  gold mine for them.     >���������'  Across on Pelee Island, the. most;  southerly point of Canada., there arises  ���������c chorus of praise for tobacco, which  wag the means of "pulling through"  many h farmer who would otherwise  have suffered a slim financial year on  account of the exceptionally dry  weather that prevailed last summer.  Nearly every" farmer on the ^island  planted from- five to a dozen acres  of tobacco as a measure of self-protection. Aisdit was a good thing they  did, because it has been their salvation ��������� speaJuag in an. agricultural  sense.   '   \' .,,,���������;../. .';  Tobacco.isiucli a rich crop and re?.'  quires so much attention that sznrili  individual aereage is the' rule. One  authority ha* claimed that; five acre-;  will make as much as one., farmer  should grow, but in Mersea Township  of the: County 01Essex there are field**  of ten, twenty, thirty, ar.d as high as  forty acres being grown on one farm.  In the vicinity of Blenheim, in the  County of Kent, there are forty and  fifty acre farms of tobacco. Large  .leUe are also encountered all the way  along (he sjjorc of tyake Erie aa far  as. Elgin County. Messrs,l Wajker  Sons of Walkerville have In* unique  distinction of cultivating in'oue field i  th-J largest crop of tobacco in th*x  world. It is a plantation of 250 acres,  containing one million tw>~ hundred  and fifty thousand plants.  The tobacco t'arita are set out in  May. sprayed and cultivated until  September or October, wL?u the tops  are cut off, which widens and lengthens the leaf. The sprouts are "puckered" once or twice, and along in  October the . harvesting begins. This  operation consists in cutting the  letfves. placing them upside down in  ths sun for half a day or so to wilt,  afte'which they are stacked in piles,  "tattled" and then follows the curing  process.  Quite often the tobacco buvers w|l<  purchase the crop in the field. Recently acents of Canadian firms went  over Essex and Kent, spending .hun  dreds of thousands of dollars, pay  ing 12 1-2 to 13 cents a pound for itn  mediate delivery. Quite a considerable part of the cr p will renin in untii  spring in tobacco barns, and be then  shipped to the manufacturers.  ( The Dominion Government haa fo.������  tered the tobacco industry by the  establishment of a special branch,  which is known as the tobacco division of the ; Department of Agriculture. In other ways the Government  have rendered assistance from time to  time, as, for instance, the placing of  the almost prohibitive duty of SS  <>ents a pound on the use of. foreign  leaf in Canadian oianufacture.-���������8at-  urday Globe.  A Profitable Year.  ... From a financial standpoint the year  1911 will g<a down in Canadian history as one of the most remarkable  Canada has ever had. This is true not  only from a standpoint of the numerous financial transactions which have  been carried out throughout the year,  but more particularly from the - fact  of the big changes which have been  brought about in connection with public utility and street railway enterprises in the chief cities of th: country, like Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg.. '     -  The year just closing has certainly  been a bumper year for Canadian  banks. The institutions which closed  their fiscal year at the end of November were about twelve in number, and  these together were able to ahovtf increases in their, net profits of over  $1,500,000 for the year. A great many  of the other institutions close their lineal year at the end of December, and  by the time they submit their statements to their shareholders it is expected that the total increase for the  year will amount to over $2,500,000,  which is .9, pretty good indication of  the manner in which money is able  to make money���������Courier.  Both Are "Right Honorable*,"  The distinguished Canadian members of the .Privy Council to which  Mr R L Borden has just been ap  poised, in order of precedence are  now Sir Charles 'Aipper, Sir Wilfrid  Laurier, Sir Richard Cartwright, Sir  Charles Fitzpatrick and Mr. Burden.  For the first time in the history of  Canada, the two leaders of the opposing parties will now refer to each other in iddre.-.^:g the House a? "the  Right Honorable  Member."  While Canada has five Privy Councillors, Australia has only one. New  Zealand one, and South Africa one.  Decrease I n - jeeessien Dues.  A falling off in the succession dues  of the province of Ontario during tin-  past j ear is shown by the .latest Hi{  uies-  December. 1911   ......"  $ 75.5-5 Ii  December.   I&10        y4.4KJ55l  Decrease in  1911          l^.&Kt?  Vear ending Dec. 31, 1911..    I.7.4I7.;V>  <anie to Dec. 31, 1010..     (3r������.:������9.ao-  Jecrease in Hill         7.97171  ���������ver>  Biptir������d SlVh Takes on Thai  Surname.  "Sunder Srnsh."  To the avenure citizen of Canada  the above *i���������'j������Htnre arret the register of a hotel the name means noth  ing. It is simply another peouliarit>  that is to be met with in dealing with  East Indians. However, to the Sikh,  more especially to the man who ha*  been transplanted to another land the  surname "Singh"- means everything  It is the symbol of the great'brother  hood of the Sijff religion and witn  put that title a 'man is nothing in  the eyes of the true Sikh. Translated  into English the word means "Lion,"  and as every male over eighteen h������  eligible for that title upon baptism,  the bravery and. strength that such a  surname conveys is spread through  the entire Sikh' race.  JTp a reporter. Dr. 8under Singh,  the prominent Punjab Minister, gave  a very interesting story of the rise  and fall of the once great Sikh race  Dr. Singh has been in the east in  connection with his petition to Ottawa  for a change in the immigration laws.  He is one of the very highest men  among the Sikh*; and is regarded as  the real leader of that race in Canada.  Wearing the turban, which every Sikh  muBt adhere to, he is a very striking  figure aa he passes along through the  crowded thoroughfares of Toronto's  business district. '  ,'^In the year 1469,'-* said Dr. Singh  the same year that was made famous  by the rise of Martin Luther, the Sikh  race was founded. It was in the 15th  century that Nank, the real creator of  the Sikh religion, came to the fore,  and that date marks the beginning of  orr era. To begin with, the Sikhs  wew off all caste, (rach as is recognised by the Bramin and Hindu, and  of course a great deal of opposition  was shown to tbe new sect. Many  were.murdered for upholding their belief, and nine of the .first teachers of  the'Sikh faith were crucified.  "G������bind 8ingh. the tenth teacher  rns the man to lead his followers to  3U3c.t>������. ihere was at that time a  price placed upon the heads of those  who professed the Sikh belief. It was  then that the word Singh was added  to those who joined the brotherhood.  Siugh means disciple, so that the entire race is bmnd together. The  8ikhs do not worship idols, as do the  other -Indian races, and there is no  priestly class, e-\ ery man being placed  upon an equal plane.  "It is polution for the Hindus to  cross the ocenn; in fact their entire  life is controlled by the Bramin or  priests. The Sikhs, in taking names  upon themselves, follow, pretty much  in the footsteps of the North American  Indians. Fot instance, Dr. Sunder  Singh, gets his first name from tne  English word "beautiful." Other  Sijsh. names are taken from obiecte.  flowers, etc. To these are added the  surname 8ingh, signifying that they  are baptised and belong to the brotherhood. -.  "M*hy have wondered why it is no  many colors are shown in the turbans  which the Sikhs must wear. According  to Dr. Sunder Singh there are seven  different grades in religious know!  sdge. .The class that a man occupies  is designed by tlje eolar of turban he  is given, Black is the lowest grade-  while the pink and yellow turbans  that Dr. Singh has worn during the  past two years mean that he has  reached the hiehest possible perfection in the Sikh race.'  It 5s this man whom the S^khs have  entrusted with the work of securing an  amendment to the immigration laws  that will permit of their bringing in  their wives and-children and Dr.Sifich  has every confidence that he will he  able to go Jbnck to his people and tell  then) that he has been successful.  300 Pender Street,      '  ��������� , / Vancouver, B. C.  Feb. 29th, 1912.  Dear Fellow Citizen:  Situated a* you are today f  If every man, woman and Child In  Greater Vancouver were starving and  $3.ajD would save; a whole family from  death; what would you do? If from  every other house you heard the wall  of belirlessrlsfants mumbling over the,  breasts of dying mother* seeking the  sustenance no longer there and $3.00  would save the whole family from  deaty, what would" you do? If the I  streets and laues were full of the  gaunt, wasted forma of once strong  men and women,' hunting desperately  for anything to stay the awful gnawing* of hunger, and falling here snd  there to rise no more���������and |8.00  would save a whole family from this,  what would you do? Tet in Central  China fifteen times the entire population of a Greater Vancouver is suffering under worse conditions than  those described above. 13:00 will save  a whole family; for a mouth.  In less than an hour after we get  your money we can have help to those  people by cable.   What will you do?  If you have not already contributed:  Before you put this, down, write out  your check, put it In the enclosed envelope and mall it.   Do it now:  JOHN MAC KAY,  GEO.  J.  TELFBR,  JAS. RAMSAY,  Civic Committee. -  P. S. The Relief Committee in  China is composed of some of the  best known missionaries, consul* and  business men in the East and every  dollar will be carefully administered.  Rev. Dr. Spencer, Snpt "of fcoesT- *# jffi *?  OpOon, has just returned from r**v >r^ ^ v  lending the National ProhlMUa*  Congress recently held in Toronto;  and reports that it was a large' ������nd  enthusiastic Congress throughout.'Ths  work of tbe iwtolnion Alliance was  outlined with a view to Provincial  and then Dominion Prohibition.. Vf.  A. H. Calms of Cbilliwack and Mr. Wi  J._.FariB of Vancouver were elected  Vice President* of the Donainlps AlhV  ance and Or. Ernest Hall and Dr.  Spencer .member* of the BxecaUv*.  After the Congress Dr. Spencer visltX  ed his former Pastorate* and reostrsf  a? 4gearty welcome by large; Congreg*  tions snd friend* in OntSrio. H������ rs*  ports that grestJbitereat la BrttUb, Of  lumbia 1* in evMaace In evsry plsos;  vlilted, many expreaclng their dfterss;  liiation to come |b Otis Und of Sulk-  shine, Showers sad Flowars.  ���������t   t't v  - vyv?-)^.-  ' '^ >, y  \i  RIDE-  CLEVELAND DICYOLES  Agents: BERRY BROS., 612 Hastings St. East  REPAIRS AND OVBSJMlftJNQ A SPBGIALTY  ^*************************9******************%U******^  \    ���������*/**** K Bay* u Dftsl  Old times In Kenora.  Kenora men sr<> talking, of'lenving  and jninin<r Manitoba. This recalls  .a bit of history. Nearly thirty year,.*  ������iZQ, KeriOrn���������thea suffpring under ih?  unplea.sing name of Rat Portage���������wh*;  the battleground of a conflict between  Ontario hnd Manitoba. There was a  houndary dispute between Ontario  and the Dominion. The line claimed  by the Dominion would have passed  east of Port Arthur. Oliver Mowat  put up a fight for-Ontario that fired  the Liberal heart and passed into history. Then it was that Sir John A  Macdonald said he did not care a ran  for Mowat, his .. Fra������ers nnd hi*  Blazers, his Hardy's and hi.- Pnrdws.  his Lardies and his Dardies. He haJ  a law paued making the eastern  boundary of Manitoba coincide with  the western boundary of Ontario.  This wa*���������as Sir John perhaps  faintly suspected and did not deeply  depiore���������the signal for a fight between  Ontario and Manitoba, centred in  Rat Portage. Rat Portage had two  governments, two juils, two court  houses, .vvn set? of r.olioe. The constables arrested each other, the  partisans iirsd each others' jail? and  released prisoner.-. Iklanitoba was on  the verge of sending soldiers to the  scene. Finally Oliver Mowat returned from England, and framed up a  compromise with Attorney-General  Miller of Manitoba. And now Kenora  wants to leave 'u- and ?o and live in  Manitoba's hou.-e.���������Star  Weekly.  A   Marriage  Fee.  A Toronto clergyman tells an amusing story concerning a very important  event in the life of Rev. J. E. Starr,  the newly appointed Commissioner of  the Juvenile Court. It seems that  when Rev. M. L. Pearson, formerly  pastor of Berkeley Street Methodist  Church, was married year.- ago, he  asked Mr. Starr to perform the ceremony and presented him with a fee of  fifty dollars. Mr. Starr took it gracefully, and when very soon, after he ���������  was to be married himself, he selected Mr. Pearson to tie the knot, whereupon he handed back to his friend his  fifty dollars.  A BIO SALE of D0M������  A  Now on at l-owcst Possible Prices, &x to $3.7s  \M PARK PWVp  <f*.*umm  j.i*.������iH"M4'H"1"M"H"M'WH4������'H  t1r<MI I' H'*'M'������'H''MI'M'������'M I **  I RiCHMQNP'S PAZAAR  Gettipg Keady for a $g Sale  Keep your e, e on us.  House cleaning now on.    Every convenience sold at  RICHMOND'S BAZAAR  PHONE: Seymour 385H 1513 COMMERCIAL PWVp  ^.^>^���������2'0>'t'������^i*������t^?^.**  ^������������������*m������..1m������.%k^-h,������4h{vH'^:-v-W">':-:-;������-;- **************************  \  Art-Dramas y . Comedy *:  %  *        " THE FIRE-PROOF THEATRE "  The most up-to-date family theatre in  Vancouver.  v  *'  *  | Program dianged Montfay, Wednesday, Friday |  t  Matinees on Tuesdaj, Thursday and Saturday *  Every care and courtesy s! own to children.  i  Our X-Ray System of Indirect Lighting insures a ele* r s ft 5  picture which is particularly easy for the eyes. ������  Your inspection cordially invited. %  Educational  Scenic  %  Frfend   of  Children.  After seventeen years' service in  the Ontario Government's Department  of neglected children, Mrs. J. L. Har-  vie has  resigned.  The humanitarian work of earing for  outcast and neglected children has always been a pleasure as well as s  duty for Mrs. Harvie. For her it was  a labor of love.  117J2 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  -.^H~>M-^������W~{~W"l"i'-t-3-t">������l������4--t-������-t'������   *******4*4<4"l'4***********4<*  hTgat^tng- & CO.  New line of  Bov5' Spring Suit*  Just in.  The latest tbing in  Jllktaanl-trtdlltojes  PHONE:  FAIRMONT 1197   "~T  ImporUra of  Fancy Dry Qoods ������������������  Ladies' Tailor  ':  IrtsssMklsf  IJpecUITj'  (Jents'SilkShirls^  Well mule ^  252        :  Broadway,*  West      :  S*S*S*S������S������S������S*S*SS*S*S*S������*S*S*S������S*SS������������������*S*S*SS**iSS*4i������  WEBSTER  BROS* *  ! ADELA GROCERY  Cr. Fraser Av.lWcstmTrBd.  A full line of Fruits and Groceries, Scotch Shortbread.  Try our noted Teas at 35c per lb.  t04**)*4*49*9*4*4***m*1*4*4*t*)**)*4*4*  , ,3, **^1  7IV  '.6. sm^���������o������M>iri^<**oiWa>_.wJ������fl^������c. M.-T te w-^fl-a.3a^m_,^..������,^, ���������;to .  ^.^jfa^^������^a-r.'flKri<^ioiMi^jg.^Ofa>^1il.^g^^.a.iftuai<atrt^fc, ������^.M  <te-yy������^g������,aum~������������pii������������crjai.->.| IJIL^.mil^aa^jIKaBBC^MfeMMwIllfllWXj,'<������������������''!' HIXjJi.j|H.������ij<  THE WESTERN CALL.  0. E McBride!  & COMPANY  Headquarters for all kinds o! Hardware ::  LARGE ASSORTMENT OF  : ' ...  Heating Stoves!  20 percent.  Off Regular Prices  Cor. Main Str. and 16th Ave. i  PHONE: Fairmont 899  Branch Store:  Corner Fraser and Miles Avenues ||  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  ���������MIMIIIIHlmMHIHH  ���������*'*���������****.*���������**************  FLOTSAM AND JETSAM.  Buttons Effective. Trimmings on 8mart  Tailored Suite.  Large button* aud almulBted buttonhole* are effectively used a* trimming  on tome of tbw uew skirts ol tailored  aolts.  There Is a tendency toward smaller  collars for suits.  This season promise* to break all  previous recordn for: the nse of fur.  There are several'.efiarunlng adapts*  ttons of tbe sailor shaped bat. the new-  set having a straight brim, slightly up*  points  for  JMotbers  *<liHHISt������ISI*l4)>������l*)Ul������   ��������� ���������������������������lBlBI������l������mti������Ul������#������!*)  For good values in  rpau estate and iNypsTineisTs  ������������������'<W^':y.-J;iy^yyiyl ������������������;..  TRJM3te & NOR^jSI  Cor. Pro*4w*y and Westminster Road  9**I ********** *************************************  ���������1  *** ****************** ** I r ���������������������������*****************9****f**r  \ Hsu Stave  Tfiow ln*������strtes are Itettw  In ultimate ww^wW^  power service. The factories or office WW-  ings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorpmize their whole  svstera ��������� more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Ufce Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. Seeus for particulars  and rates.  I Western Canada Power Company,  * ^ LIMITED '  flmei leymr 4770      603HS10 Carter-Cotton Bid*.  P. 0. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C. |  ************************* ,*******4>4>**********4 ******  sows or silk in swat.  toned, snd soft crews; indenteS aB  sroond.  80k sod velvet *r* sawn* th* most  SMdtsti of winter materials, sod tbej  sr* combined in this strikingly beaut*  fa) costsin* to sreat advantage.  JOPIC CBOT4.BT.  ;. Tb*s������ Msy Manton pattern* *r* cut Is  Sis** for to* blouse from St to 40 Inches  bust measure ana for tht skirt from Is to.  p Inches wetst measure. Send 10 cents t*.  |M* oUkse for each of totss patterns. *tv-  In* numbers-blouse TJH skirt 7071-and  they will b* promptly forwarded to you  |>y mail. If ta bast* **nd an additional  two emit stamp for letter posts*-*, which  Insures more prompt delivery. When or-  dsrwf us* coupon. ��������� ��������� ���������:'.���������������' }���������,  9J������0*������������������������*������  0lMV������*������������  ������������������Mt*ll������������������tt*f������l**S*  W������m*  ������*������������������*������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������������**������S*S������������������S������������������*������������t������S ������������������'���������������������*���������*  A44r#M ���������������������������������#���������������������������������,*  ���������������������������*���������������*������������������������������������*���������������������������������*���������������������������-���������������������y**������*������������  ���������**��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ***���������*������������������������**���������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������������*.* ������������������������������������*������������������*  Fssri** *f Msny,V*rJ*ti*������ VwltsM*  F*r ileum *r Suit*  Band tucked tulle blouse* are worn  With *Uk *utt*.;..: Tliey *re made q*4te  staple, trimmed only with toll* or net  |spots or pU*s*s.  8*rf*, r*it*t, liberty, cscbemlr* d*  sols, moQsseline de sot* sod *on������* ������hot  tsftts with trtwming* oflsce, Mage  Sod for sr* being tt**d **p*������taly sod  ***>* I'l i ** i lit ** * 11������ 111 I ii* ************ ****4 nun tl't  Phone:   Fairmont 958  1605 MAIN ST.  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  SASH, DOORS, MOULDINGS  Contractors and House Builders  Carpenters and Frameworkers  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.  i  *  t  i  **************************  fill ********** l II IU 1111 14 ���������  '   warn sob aiBL* os sxali. wombs.  together for tailor made* aud visiting  dresses.  Here 1* s waist that may be simple  after the manner illustrated or elaborate when made of dressy materials.  JODIU CHOLLET.  This May Manton pattern Is cut for  tirls of fourteen, sixteen and eighteen  years of age. 8end 10 cents to this of-  Acs. giving number. 7242. and It nil! be  promptly forwarded to you by mall. If In  haste send an additional two cent stamp  for letter postage, which Insures more  prompt delivery. When ordering use  coupon.  Wo   Address ..������������������������..  81m...  Favorite Furs For Children.  Straugeiy enough, baby lamb is one  of the favorite ax well as one of tbe  best looking furs for children's coats,  being equally suitable for all ages from  five years up. They are uxually fashioned in straight lines and self trimmed. Ermine Is beautiful wltb the  lamb; bat. sadly enough. It Is much  more appropriate for tbe matron, although ermine by Itself, a small collar  with muff, is always smart for children.      v  For small children the. for coat  means a risk of taking cold, although/  It 1* usually so "conning" that it i* not  to be wondered that mother is tempted.  It la too warm, however, for the actlvo  child. Velvet of alt kinds is in high  favor for suits, dresses snd costs, eves  the figured weave* being brought Into  the running.  An attractive model designed for a  girl of twelve is made wltb ,a diagonal  fastening op the front sleeve* that are  cut In one piece,with the body and the  wool* outlined with black fox. There  1* no collar, but the neck Is cut high.  wKb only a narrow point In front and  tbe for edging for a finish. At ths  lower edge the left fastens over the  right side after having been cut to a  rosaded point that leaves It severs!  Inches shorter than the other side. It  fastens with three bono button* ranged  stong tbe edge Instead of one above  th* other. '���������'.. :-  Teach Children t* Think.  On* of tbe new ides* upon education  1* that children ahould be encouraged  to think more and to leave dry facta  alone. It Is aald. too. that w* eras* a  lot of facts down th* mind* of our  children and do sot glv* thorn ssv op-  portanlty to ose their brain*. This new  Ides ia education saya tbst we must  take children oftener oat into th*  woods,to let tbem discover things for  themselves. We should let them wstcb  tbe habit* of insects snd snlinsl* *od  thoovcr varying phases of nstoro. W*  should l*t "%th boys and |*f 1* *tndy  mechanical organism of thing* that sr*  in dsily use In our big cities. For ������>  stone*, a boy or even ������ girl who bap>  pen* to b*. In the vicinity of so *uto������  mobile when It breaks down might by  intelligent observation learn s great  d*al about tb* makeup of on* of tho*������  modern conreyanea* if |*t sion* to  watcb the machinist go **o������t *dJo*t-  ing tb* dlOcultles. **y������ an exchange.  A very much disgruntled little girl  wm overheard saytnf to b*r father and  pother, who bad dragged b*r sway by  th* hand when *be r*s with her broth-  ���������r to wstcb s man in th* roadside who  was fixing bis soto: "Ob. you let John-  si* stsy and look all be want*, hot you  cbsss me away. I ttk* to look at tb*  man fixing things too." Which shows  that littl* girl* sometimes want to to-  ���������sstigate. ��������� __  TNHsb^f tstb.  Tb* temperature of the child'* b*tb  varies with It* sge. At blrtb the water  should be about blood beat, 96 degree*.  Tht* may b* gradually reduced to TO  defrew by tbe end of the first month.  P*by'������ bstb should alwsy* be taken  before breakfast. Tbe child should not  be allowed to frolic sbont and become  cooled of before bis bstb. but sbootd  lie popped right from bis crib Into the,  fob. for the first two wests the baby  should bs bold on the knees while it I*  being washed. The* be mvj be pot  into JO* tub. being removed ss *oos ss  possible after be I* bathed- He should  be dried ImmedUteiy with a *oft, warm  towel, nuking *ur������ tbst srerf spot os  tb* nttl* body is quit* dry. A soft  powder of rice starch Is then fluffed  on all over hint .���������,..'  Tbe wpter In tbe bstb should be soft  ���������rainwater if po**ible~*nd a delicate  soap with s Turkey sponge or light  flannel clotb Is procured for baby'aose.  Ontll after tbe child Is eighteen  month* old the bath abonld b* warm.  At that time tbe change to s cooler  temperature commences gradually.  The mother may try *ponglng tbe child  with semi-cold water, after the regular  warm bath, snd In tbst way work up  to the cold bath.  A Cap Fastener.  To keep children's cap* of any kind  on and over the ears in cold weather  snd also to keep mischievous playmates from palling tbem off sew elastic on one side. I������et It extend around  nnder tbe chin to the other Side. Poll  csp down to desired place, measuring  your elastic for length.  Allow enough for a loop sndLsew a  button on tbe side where you make tbe  loop. Tbe cap will stay on and stay in  place and is also much easier to put  on than u would be to slip tbe cap on  with elastic sewed fast on both ���������sides.  Gse buttons tbe color ot the cap if possible.   To Shape Baby's Ears.  When tnere is any danger of baby's  earn growing out it Is a good plan to  let nlm we:������r at nigbt a small openwork bontuft ������f i-iinabrie or nainsook.  r-,-ti]ru will help t������> kepp tbe ears flat  Ci;r������������ sbomd !w tnkeu that It is not ln  rhi* ip:i������i tipiu !Hid so prove uncomfort-  ;&:.��������� ri>r : uc liitlf sleeper.  W i>"ti mnUi:iy strings for the baby's  bonnet wurk  bmtouboles in the ends  ma m-iv H.-it buttiina to tbe Inside of  in- ;-:i!'    f'tieii rlie strings may be eas-  "v <->i:;:ii:i-ii w ben needing to he washed.  8EEK TO BOOM CANADA IN  LAND OF ANCESTORS  French Canadian* Appoint Committee  in Paris to inaugurate Work of Attracting Money and People from  France to ThlsN* Country���������Inquiry  Started to Find Out What Bill* Are  Paid Last and What First by* House*  holders���������Cut Ola** Heel* the Latest  Mode���������Ten Cent Account in 8avihg*  Bank at Last Withdrawn After Forty Years' Presence on Ledger.  MONTREAL, Feb. 27.���������The, formation of a Franco-Canadian committee  in Paris for the development of Canadian resources is the latest move made  by business men here to attract money  and people from the old land to the  new. This time the campaign is tb be  centered on France, but the proceeds  will In no case be confined to-the  Province of Quebec. The move wa*  started by the Chambre de Commerce  here, a semi-offlcial body \ which   in  French-Canadian circles coincides with  the, Montreal Board of Trade.  Readers of history . will remember  that after the capitulation of Quebec  to the English many French fsmilies  returned to old France rather than live  under the British flag, and since that  time immigration into this country  from France has been nothing compared to the number of people who  have come from Italy, the Austrian  stateB, Russia, and Sweden. And it is  generally known that the better  French families which remained in  this country after the victory of Wolfe  remained here only because they had'  nojt the wherewithal to get away, and.  that their deecendantff have been-more  or less dlBcomflted up to within twen^  ty-flvo pr thirty'years ago. Theory of  the French in Canada to their relatives and friend* in France was: "Stay  where you are. Canada is a barren:  ������nd.'!-;>;^:'; ':��������� _v. '.'''''������������������' '^'  Now time* have changed: The  French Canadians are prospering and  living in peace and harmony. Instead  of wanting to get out of panada  themselves their desire is to bring,  others of their stock here. The present  move is entirely aside from any CJoy-  ernraent Immigration scheme and was  brought shout by the French Canadians themselves realising tiie vast  possibilities which Canada posseseert  Doctors Get Psld Lsst  The recent discussion here of the  need of a readjustment of the scale of  physicians' fees, if they are to be any*  where near in keeping with the higher  coBt of living, ha* given rise to an Interesting inquiry to discover if possible'what bills are the last to be paid  by the average citlxen. A decade ago;  when the. joke about the tailor's bill  was at it* height, it was pretty generally admitted that the collections of  the clothes-makers held the record: for  slowness, and that more ways of procrastination In tne settlement of these  bill* were practiced than In connection  with any other*. The butcher, the baker and other dealer* in the-necessities of life bad a fairly effective method of securing settlement by refusing  further credit and conseuently a fui>  ther food supply, while the tailor, with-  no such means at band at that time*  got his pay last of all���������or perhap* not  at all. But now it la generally admitted that his place has been taken by  tiie doctor, and even.the dentist, an*  there seems to be little relief in light  for either. Organisation-among tb������  tailors made possible a more effective  system of credits and collections. Unfortunately for the doctors, however,,  no such method is open to them, and  the same applies in a lesser degree- to  the dentist, for while a tailor can decline the trade of an undesirable^ customer, no doctor would refuse to treat  a sick or suffering person, regardless  of the chance of ever receiving a fee*  With this condition *tarlng him in tire  face, coupled with the advancing cost  of living, the medical man seem* likely to continue to find his bill the last  to be paid for some time to come unless a more general realisation of the  situation is brought.ahoeL  Glass Heete for Ladle*.  Tbe very latest thing In feminine  attire to reach Montreal is the cut-  glass heel, which, say the leading pnr*J  v'eyors of the aocalled smart fashions,.  must adorn tne shoes of every woman ^  'who wishes to be correctly dressed, j  Furthermore, these heels,, to be really]  proper^ will be decorated! with the most.;  elaborate cut 'designs and  bear; ths  monogram of the wearer: /.   The new,,  decree does not, however, insist on the  scintillating heels  for  Street   wear,  since this would be obviously impos-;1  Bible.   Their use is Intended only in  connection with evening attire. Even*  with this limitation, however, at first  glance, it would seem that the popular-(]  ity of the cut-glass heel is doubtful  However, Montreal haa seen the arrival, adoption and disappearance of so-/  many weird styles in feminine dress!  during tbe last few years, some ot  them no moire extravagant or uncom-1  fortable than the cut-glass heels promise to be, that it is by no means a certainty that they may not enjoy tbeir j  brief and painful season of popularity.'  If such proves! to be the case, however,  it will probably become necessary to'  carry about an extra heel, jUBt a* the I  automobilist carries a Bpare tire, for.  the chances of heel fracture and an  abrupt  end  to   further .  locomotion;  would seem to be at least equal to the j  chance of puncture which' the motor* I  ist runs. ..���������'���������.'  2436 MAIN STREET  (BEWEEN 8th and BROADWAY)  First-class Repairing a Specialty  > Boots and Shoe* made to order.  P^ PARIS, Pbop.  Also Corner of 6th Avenue .  CONSTIPATION  BbSS-wss>> nmmhm mmMM in-tiM bawsls  anderar-  =n_-i_-7f5l"n ta S,i.,',?^, "eooaws tainted  wHhtlM po&ou of UM dMerapotdtkm.  Ths  forbooUat   ' ThaBUaM Asant" ^OX St.  ^������TiiPJ_SASANT XSSURCH.  Cor Ninth Ave. and Quebec St  Sunday services���������Public worship at 11  S:.f?- aJ.a ':0������ P-m-   Sunday School ul  Btbio Class at 2:30 p.m.      B~*4W* "������'  ..���������B?V������ J; B. Woodslde. M.A., Paster.   -  170 Broadway, W. Tels. Fairmont m-R.  9*b*9WW������  MT- J?IjEAsaJST   baptist church  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quebec St  S. Everton  b.a., Pastor  ������_���������_.'    ' 8M "th Ave. E."  Freachlns Serv!cM--tl am.    and    T:Sf  P;J&v. JjJl4ay School at 2-s* p.m.     ,  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHVttCH     ���������*<  Co.r. 10th Ave. and LaurstSt.       _  Services���������Preaching at 11 a.m. and T:S#  n.m.   Sunday School at 2:** p.m.       -  Rev .P. CllftbnParker. M.A.."past*r.  Uth Ave. W.  SgB*������!fk09*4r&  MT. PLBA8ANT CHUftCH  ��������� ���������' Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  Services���������Preaching" at  11  a,m. snd  *t  7:00 p.ro.   Sunday  School   and  Btbl*  Clans at 2:30; p.m. <  Rev. W. Lashley ������aW. B.A.B.O., Pastor  Parsonage, .123 Uth Ave. W. Tei*. Fair*  raont tt������9.  Trinity --Methodist Church, Seven i  Ave. Q. between Park Drive snd Vle-  toria Drive. _f*st*n!Rev. A. M. Seaferd.  B.A.. B.D. Pubtte Worship, Sunday, at  n^e-rn. and J p.m. Sabbath Schotf at  9:46 a.ro. durms summer months. |flo>  week rally on W������<ln������sa(tay at S p.m.  ��������� 4wwv-Tf*ftW  .        _,8T. iOCWABL'8 CHURCH  Cor. Broadway sandV prince Edward St  Services���������Mornlnr Prayer at 11 a>m.  Sunday School and Bible class at 1:1*  p.m.- ,.������������������'.���������:.  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at ��������� a-m.  and .1st and:3rd Sundays at U a-m.  ._���������.      ��������� Rev. O.'H. Wilson. Rector  Rectory, Cor. -8th Ave. and Prince Ed-  '     - ward St. Te)������. Fairmont 49S-L.  *%*TT9*% BAT BAgsffB.  REORGANIZED CHURCH  OF CHRIST  1*70 10th Ave. East     nMO*  Services���������Every   Sunday   evening;  at  t  o'clock.   Sunday School at * o'clock.  I. McMullen. Elder. ^  iSttWS*  *9 OBB-  MT. PLEA8ANT LODOE NO. 1*  Meets   every   Tuesday   at   8 p.m. la  I.O.O.F.   hall.    Westminster    Ave.,   Mt.  Pleasant.   Soournlng  brethren  cordially  invited to attend.  *. C. Davis, N. G.. ltd Houmv Strwt  J. KaddM. V. G.. StU Main Strn*  Thos. SawaO. Bac. Sac. 481 lev������nth Ave. B.  WTAX. OBABwB U>Va  MT. PLEASANT L. O. L. NO. 1841.  Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of  each month at 8 p.rrr. in the K. of P. halt  All visiting- brethren cordially welcome,  H. Birmingham. W.M., 177 7th Ave. E.  C. M. Howes, Sec., 393 10th Ave. E.  * *** **** * ***** >****** *** 4 IS * HI 111 1 III 111 j III | III II1 *  ll*������t<Mt>*Sktl  'Si:  Cash   Grocery |  Shipment Fresh from England  Chiver's Jams and Assorted Fruits  A.so PEEK & FREAN'S BISCUITS !   : -^ ,__   %  Cor. 11th Ave. & St. Catharines St. t  *  \ PHONE":   Fairmont 1321 ?  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Autos and Salesmen at your service.      Phone |us for an appointment.  GREATER VANCOUVER CO. Ltd.  433 RICHARDS STREET  Open Evenings  ,..,..������.i.������.i.���������������������..������'������������  *m*   **.*���������.'*.**.**���������*   *  Phones: Seymour JJJJ  '   **>���������*>      *���������������������     ���������������**������������������!  l-a-BBKl  tM^&M  :;���������' ���������.<*������'; Ai;:  ys ^s^s-i&sjEjs  mmim  y������W$7&PM&  Itiliffii  ���������* ^M^fi:^yy^;  :x yiy"yy0ii;&0,  ..i"-.-.:,������.^i,f..'-'f->pi)(.:>('.'  :' . s ri-t,;-\-."^.v:\^.".f,?,I. .'1  ' '^-V:/.:.f.���������'"���������' ������^S;S  y.:-b:;yyssm}  ,mM^y$W0  my^Mmz>xM  myM^mwm  ryy-'y'M'imi:  t:Xjyyt%������$$$%i  i.a.ymBM$  mmymmm  4f:%||i;gg|||  $%4;<)y<:ym*%i  /yyx<Jfi>0^M  "<^-x .5������fcT;K'-<?!WS>.'  ������������������-���������yyymm*. *^flW^J������������*HM*������i**a*^  THE WESTERN CALL.  \  ������������*i''64W'M"l"l"l"M-<������M'fa"M-^  i CITV PRICES  ��������� ���������  323 Broadway W.     LEE & WOOD  Phone: Filnn'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 !  ''   commanded by similar stores in the City, and our stock is new and "  II   clean.    THIS IS QONVEKIEHT 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 1520 !!  4������.l..|.������.!.4.ii.M^������lHH>'l'*'t"l"l''M-������M^������ **************************  The "B. S. A." and  , "Rudge-Whitworlh"  ���������*   Represent the very best value in  English made Wheels���������that mean*  the best in the world. -  Strength, Durability  and ���������������������������...���������.  Smart Appearance  These are characteristic Of these  machine*.  SOME OLD TIME NEWS  FILES OF A CENTURY ARE INTER-  ESI ING READING.  TISDALLS LIMITED  (Successors to Chas. E. Tisdall)  618-620 HastingsSt. W  J *I 1 It 1111 * * It 14 * * I *4 * II11O* 11' 111 I 11 * 111 ******* 1' I11 **  /  Broken Your Glasses  r< i  ;: Bring them straight to  ) ' i our repair shop.    We can  I replace a broken lens on 24  ;:. hours notice and sometimes  ��������� i in shorter time than that.  ��������� T Don't forget trfe pieces; we  ;; need them to make an exact  ���������) duplicate from them. You  ' i can depend on all repairs be-  ;; ing done accurately and  ; t promptly.       *���������  The Quebec Gazette For January,  1807, Contains the Prussian Manifesto Which Meant So Much For  Europe-Under a Small Heading-  Partnership Notices Reveal Some  Historic Name*.  The New Year suggests :v- void year,  and the impulse that coroci to one at  this season to look backward is almost irresistible. It is always interesting to review the path over which  we have passed, for if it does nothing  else it reminds us how far we have  traveled, says The Montreal Standard.  At hand are the files of a number  of old Canadian newspapers, and by  means of their time-stained and badly  printed pages-one can look backward  many years, and.obtain something like  a succession of pictures of the life of  long-ago as mirrored in the public  press, ���������        ,'.���������"?���������;���������/.���������. v  First aV hand is a file of Tbe Quebec Gazette for ttie year 1807 ��������� one  hundred and five years old. It was  Upper and Lower Canada then, and  each province was' for the must part  a wilderness. For .-fifteen years the  had    had    representative  A CANA/3IAM IsJPZaiALr.T.  Capt. O. F. Campbell Now Sit* lr������ the  British Commons f������   - Unionist.  Another Canadian ha������ made h hit in  British pohtioft, f!e is Capt D. F.  Campbell, formerly of Toronto, who  haa won a Seat tor ths Unionists at:  North  Ayrshire. Scotland.' ���������'.'���������  ���������1������ Js 'not very long since C������mphell  left Toronto. He was born there about  thirty-five years ago. end was educated in Toronto. Campbell was a  football starvin his college!���������'days', 'pontine the''pigskin at Trinity College  School and Trinity College. After he  had taken on beef on the gridiron, he  went to England to take a post-gradu-  ate course in a military school. He  liked the clank -f, sabres'and: tti������  rattle of guns, and d tided to Join th*  regular army. Becoming attached to  the Lancashire Fusiliers, he soon got  a taste of real warfare out in Malta.  There he covered himself with glory,  and, when the South African war  cloud loomed-up, Campbell got a commission. In South Africa he had the  misfortune to have hie foot knocked  a trifle awry by a Mauser bullet.  After the war. the gallant captain  linked up with the Black Watch Highland Regiment, and for some time has  been living in barracks at Bermuda.'  This duty. is as good as a' furlough,  and the captain took advantage of his  leisure by reading up on politics. He  got somewhat of a reputation for discoursing eloquently at mess table on  nravinr>An    h.A    hmA    ������<������._.���������.,������.>*.���������.,.   copn ���������take*', the navy;.'and that sort of  KverSnt   It waa^stltf4ff!K?������J *hfa*- ulitil������ first thinS h������ knew, the  government,   it was still -the days o> rA_5,.-__w__ ���������_-*.��������� ���������������-*e,1_.i_.iu1 ka-������������  ������i.  *���������  Geo. 0. Bigger  Jewelli^% Optjcian  '        W'  H3 Hastings Street, W.  **4***********************9iH*********** **********.***  ************ %********4*** **    **************************  New Serial Story to Start in       1  The Western Call, watch for HI     *  y****** ***************** H'****4**********************  ��������� i       i i     'i  UTIMTY  3QARP  stllqip lot \m  It ���������'������*������ ' W"afer](>w������fi  Rigid, and. may ^be  used on tbe Walls,  panelled or papered,  without toe risk of  splitting at the Joints,  aud being moderate  in price is all that can  be desired tor finishing tbe interior walls  and ceilings of Bungalow or M-nston.      L  Samples and Prices  from tbe Agent.  !  , Pender Stree  Phone Sey. 3394  ������*������������!������> *i������4tl������itl������i������l������i������lt-������K������*������*������<Ti������i������i������i������t*;t������*������r������t  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 our opinion  llliKiielmtuiyC  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can ^  say of it  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it?, We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  W. R. OWEN  i!  2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447 ;;  : - .-?   ��������� T  ************i***i***i***t: **%***t*i***t9i*i>**<V9******  the stage-coach und the sailing vessel.  There was not yet S. steamboat on the  continent; the steamship did not come  until about a .quarter of a century  later; the >steam locomotive was not  invented in England until almost  twenty years after this old newspaper came off the press, and twenty-  nine years were to pass before there  was a railway in Canada.  There was an issue of this old  newspaper on New Year'a Day, 1807,  and m a limited way its eight small  Sages tell us what Canadians were  tlking about on that first of January,  one hundred and five year* ago.  It contained important foreign new*  ���������sensational news we would call it  now, and news having to do with  events that contributed to the history  of the time.  -Tht* foreign news filled tbe first  three pages of the New Year issue,  and it bore m small type the simple  head-line. "Prussian Manifesto." That  manifesto, issued by the King of Prus-  ���������is. announced that the King "had  taken up arms for the defence of bis  people'against Napoleon Bonaparte.  It me������nt the renewal of tbe greet  European w*r which, with brief interruption*, continued until the battle  of'Waterloo, eight year* later. The  mwifesto rt reproduced in f 411, snd  it* date shows how slowly new*  traveled st that time.  ��������� The manifesto was *ign*4. *1f**d-  quarter*; Erfurt. October ?, 1808," snd  It was now published for the first  time in Canada on New Xesr'* Day,  1807, almost three months after it bad  been issued by the King offtussi*.  It was also announced that "tueVnego-  Matrons tir which the King of Wrest  Britain had been engaged with France  had .been terminated without sue-  cess."  On another page is new* that foj.  ������"W ���������" th* ������equel of the manifesto  of the King ofT������ru**ls. It is a* account of shout on* thousand word*  of tb* battle of Jens, in which th*  Prussian*'were routed with great loss  end Prussia again prostrated before  Napoleon.  -Of Canadian new* this New Year  i*su3 contains next to hone, except  inch as can be gleaned from tbe advertisements. There is one death no-  Wee, which announcecUtbat, on -the  dsy following Christmas. Thomas  Feunce, Town Major of the garrison,  end nsvel officer of the Port of/ Quebec, had passed away.'  The first advertisement is a notice  addressed'"to the Seigniors and Farmer* of the district of Montreal," which  point out that "wheat is too precarious in demand and cannot give sufficient employment to th* rising gen-  erstioniirWch is very numerous., snd  fr������m SSWM*- *������ Hv0 ������������������������* ������������ch oth-  er. The sdvertiser, Cha*. F. Gr*c*.  then goes on to say tbst persons desirous of seeing the different processes in the culture and manufacture  of hemp will be employed by hint st  hi* establishment at tongue Points,  where he is making experiments in  the culture of hemp.  Several of the partnership notices  ���������re interesting-, one in particular,  which may be called historical. It  announced that John Gregory had  withdrawn from the firm of McTaviih,  Fraser & Co.; that the firm he* been  reorganised, consisting of William  McGillivray, Duncan McGillivray.  William Hallowell, and Roderick Mackenzie.' the firm-name being' McTsv-  ish, McGillivray & Co. The notice  was signed at Montreal on Dec. U,  1806. Here are name* conspicuous in  the history of the Canadian West.  Some of' these partners were the leading spirits of the North-West Com-  Sany> the great rival of the Hudson  ay Co., and subsequently amalgamated with it. It was after William  McGillivray that the fort built at the  motftb of tne Kaministiquia River was  named Fort William���������to-day one of  Canada's   two   great   grain-shipping  girts on Lake Superior, and the sis-  r city of Port Arthur.  Roderick Mackenzie was a cousin  of 8ir Alexander Mackenzie, the discoverer of the Mackenzie River, and  the first white man to cross Canada  and reach the Pacific. Roderick Mackenzie built Fort Chipewyan on Lake  Athabasca, and assisted Sir Alexander with the Journal of his famous  voyages and journeys. "Roderick  Mackeruie," says Dr. Bryce, "had the  pen of a" ready writer, and it is generally believed that he.gave him (Sir  Alexander)'; much help in preparing  bis journals."  ' Prince Rupert Goes Ahead.  Prince Rupert, the Pacific coast terminus of the G.T.P., is at present  making great strides. A waterworks  system is being installed at a cost of  about I&S0.O0O, $100,000 of which will  be spent this year. The city is also  spending $500,000 on the sewerage system, and another $500,000 is being  spent on rock^cutting and street grading.  Conservative party in England began  to write him appeals to run for Parliament in England..    ���������:.:/-  ."No,'? said the Campbell, "fcotlanit  fbreyer." T By which he just meant to  say that he wouldn't run unless. a  Scottish seat were provided. ^  A few weeks ago, Mr. A.M. Ander-  son; K.C., got an appointment- as.  Solicitor-General for Scotland. That  meant he had to contest .his'seat  again. 'Here was a chanee'for t&ffiap-  bell. But it looked mighty slim, for  Anderson, K.C., is a cracking, good  debater and platform orator, while  Campbell- has nothing more to say  than a soldier should. However* the  genial, whole-souled ways of Campbell prevailed at the potl*{ the cap-  .tain worsting the prospective Solicitor-General by 871 vote*. >  Cspt. Campbell got Christmas cs>  bles of congratulation from Mr. J.  Lome Campbell, the Toronto stockbroker, Barlow Cumberland, publicist,  and others of hi* relative* ov*t here.  ,', Tfi* Wt*yer *n* the Csnsor.  Those Toronto policemen who, set  s* nl*y *nd poster censors have leaned into the limelight lately by reason  of some rather absurd directions concerning the covering up of card* snd  cigarette* shown on potter*.  This recall* a rather amusing experience th������t Mayor Geary, who u������p-  pen* also to be chairman of th* |k>sr4  of police Commissioners, had with  those asm* censor* shortly after hi*  return from hU coronation trip to  England. ���������  -Wi������W* in London. Msyor Gesry met  * briwit snd} litersry-mii������M,Tlont-  real girl, who talked with Wm Hhout  literary rnsUers.--.and *4vI������b4 him to  read H. O. Well*' recent poojk, 'The  New Mschievelli." which desli with  MobVm* of aocia) and political life.  The mayor i������ not sn admirer of  Wells, but he read the book.- He  found it interesting.  Soon after he returned to Toronto  he wm asked to address the Business  Women's Club, a flourishing organization of some four hundred members. He found himself drifting iu  his speech along the line of Wells'  doctrines, and then be frankly told  the feminine audience to read the  book..'-""'-'-:'".- -���������-:'  For a week or two thereafter his*  worship was bothered by frequent  requests from women who bad heard  his speec'.i and who wanted to know  vshei- they could buy the book. The  mayor made some investigation, and  found that some three weeks before  the police had put the book under  the ban. They had discovered some  little incident in it which described  a fall from grace on the part of the  hero, and . they decided it was im-  moril. And co was presented the  amusing snectacle of the chairman of  the police commissioners recommending to women the book hu subordinates bad banned.���������Courier.  Amusing Election Incident.  The recent municipal election ia  Hamilton was not without' its amusing incidents. One of the most relished stories Around the city hall involve* Mayor Lees and Harry Kent,  who is a son of the city cl*rk snd who  was sn officer st the polling booth  where the mtyor voted. His worship  entered the voting place and-intimated that he wt'ild like to exercise his  right of suffrage. "What's the name?"  demanded the young man. He was  told. "Where do you live," dutifully  continued Mr. Kent., This information was also supplied with becoming  modesty. "Are you a tenant or own-  erf" was the next question the mayor  answered with a Smile. At this juncture the officer recollected that Geo.  H. Lees happened to be the name of  the mayor of the city, and with an  abashed air, be hurriedly passed but  the required voting blanks amid a  burst of laughter from the other occupants of the booth; .v:^;.^^S^:-  JBarl Gray a Peace-Maksr.  Earl Grey has not forgotten Canada  since going back to England. At this  moment the earl is prominent in the  movement to celebrate the centenary  of peace between Canada,-Engls^pd'  and the United States, dating from  the signing of the peace of Ghent in  18l4. Earl Grey has been elected  president of a society which will organize celebrations iu the three above  countries during the years 1813, 1914  and 1915.  Local and  Otherwise  An old time Concert will be given  in Mt. Pleasant MethodiBt Church by  the girls of the Itchus Mission Circle  on Tuesday, March 12th. A good  programme of songs, recitations, and  dialogues  has been arranged,        ���������.  Be  The Girl's Band of ���������"Mt. Pleasant  Presbyterian church will give an Irish  Concert in the Sunday school room  on Thursday, March 14th. A good  program has been arranged.  , Just now many eyes are focused.on  415 7th Ave. East. The special attraction is a Bon born to Mr. and; Mrs.  Jks. L. Lougheed, on Monday, March  4th. Mr. Lougheed is^widely known  as head of Lougheed & GOn^real-estate dealers. His many friends can  now readily understand why he has  been pushing the sale of lots and  houses recently. Mother and son are  doing, well.,. ��������� .���������������������������:<;���������. -y- .  Growing Pains of   "rsderlcton  Fredericton, N.B., has been hitherto  known as the capital of New, Bruns-  vick. und a quiet college and resideh-  liar town. Recently ine commercial  pirit has got hold of Fredericton. In  the town there is now a well-directed  iiiovernent of business men Which aims  >" U(������st tlie popoiation of Fredericton  '<m ei<iht tofiftceu thousand "in 1918.  A magnificent banquet was given  Dr. T. W. Butler and Mrs. Butler, of  the Pcogress Temple; laBt evening in  the Log Cabin Cafe. The doctor; who  W* been in V'ancouver for. oiie year  and a half, has had a splendid .following and is a clear and logical thinker,  an able lecturer and orator and an  advanced New Thought, advocate.  This Is the age of progress. People  ix*~ rapidly awakening to the Bclen-  tlflc mysteries of the Ancients, and  learning methods and doing tbe same  wonderful works. The' doctor continues his mission on a lecture tour in  Western Canada.  ���������11  WE HAVE 6 HOUSES  LISTED Mli  low that we can deliver, subject  the first, deposit   Look them over,]  then see us.   ,���������'-.���������  1  A meeting of the Vancouver Pont-'  try. and Pet Stock Association will be  held at Lee's Hall, Mount Pleasant.  Thursday, March 7th, at 8 p. m. This,  will be the annual meeting when election of officers will be a part of the  business.  Grandview jott****.  In- Grandview tbe following:, places  of business snd amuaement are prominent and are commanding attention,  by the quality of their goods snd reasonableness of their prices.  The Buffalo Grocery, Comtsercisl  Drive snd  Fourteenth Avenue.  Commercial 8econd Hand Store.  1������_8 Commercial Drive.  Fish Market, Walter RfeHsfdt, 1WI  Commercial Drive.  Bereaford's Wall Paper wa} Decorator, 1725 Commercial Drive;  Manitoba Hardware Co., 1714'Commercial Drive,  Gran4vlew Theatre, 1712 Cutotnsrc-  isf Drive. ' ;r^  i J&. Ocflum'* Real Estate, 1598 Coin-  mercb|l Drive.  Davidson's Bakery, U26 Commercial  Drive.  " Grandview   Stationery, 1130   Commercial Drive.  Merchant's Photo Co., 1046 Commercial Drive.  Ladies' Tailor, Alex Crawford, 1016  Commercial Drive.  NOTICE  The following are tbe only canvssser*  suthbrized to take subscriptions for the  WESTERN CALL  C.Stahl       S.Gi������s     Geo-Harria  L. Goodman E.Hill     J. Williams  J.Haggerty F. Davie* C.Whelan  Prof. H. A. Ferguson  ...CALL AT   ���������  Boxer Murray & Go.  rw mrmtrn mt* >**nc*r. hchhs  roa  HOUSeS ANO LOT* IN TUB LOCALITY  M-Nf 9Hm*������r*r rstHFtlnrntiH*  CHIROPRACTie  (KI-RO-PRAK-TIK)    V  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 generates human electricity or  vital energy, and the spinal cord and  nerves are the instruments for conveying this force to all organs and  tissue*. ���������>  THE8H NERVES emanate, on each  side of the spinal cord, through semicircular groove* 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  nerye.  A CHIROPRACTOR locate* and adjusts (by hand) the displacement within tbe spinal column of the human  body. When an adjustment is properly made, there will be 100 per cent  of transmission and 100 per cent of  expression of life, which is PERFECT  HEALTH.   Ernest Shaw, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic.}'  250 22nd Ave. Bast.  Consultation  Flree   from   1:30  to  6  daily (Sundays excepted).  HOUSE NO. 3J5.-17TH AVENUE]  West, 6 rooms, furnace, fireplace,]  panelled hall and dinin������ room^ bsthl  and toilet separate, open balcony *\l*  back on second floor, full jot, 38x187  to lane. Our price to sell quick isrj  only $5850 and terms of |600 cssh  and the balance $100 every I mos.j  and interest at 7%.  No. 2  HOUSE NO. S7f^-18TH AVE. WIST,  38x157 ft lot, 7 room* snd sll modem ]  Gtmveniences; furnace. We osn d*>j  liver tht* home for $5500, only |60s|  cash snd the balance *t |80 ps?  month including interest 8ee tfeg*>  home without delay.    _  No. 3  180 MNP AVE. W.( NEAR QUEBEC  St., 5 rooms, bungalow stylo, tiros)**  '. laundry tub*, bath and toilet wp^  bevelled plate and colored tiass'  door*, electric futures, nil complet*.  our price only 14800. only f 800 cash  and the balance $35.00 per mo. an*)  interest.  .4  HOUSE ON CORNER 18TH ANO  John St, 6 room*, furnace, fireplace,  panelled hall and dining room*, slso>  trie light fixtures, good high lot and  corner; *old for $4800; you can hav*  ��������� it now for $4600, 8500 cask and to*  balance $45 per mo-, including Interest. '  ., . '  No. 5  ������.  HOUSE NEXT TO THE ASOVE SIM  liar to above in every way. Pries  only 84200, $400 cssh, balance $40 per  month, Including interest.  HOUSE ON  SO FT.  LOT ONlTTKv  Ave. near Martha St, 6 rooms, mod������  ern, only 1 block to car*, and a good  buy at $4600, easy terms.  a co.  Phone:   Fairmont    4PT  maam  m  wm  jwwrv*^  -:'.74-'*^������������aar^>������-'2>jr=9CKWva^z.-=:


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