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 A-  IV  y\^  VOLUME HI  H. H. Stevens. M.P., EMTOR-in-Chief  NOTES OFJHE WEST  (Contributed by W. D.) '  The Hon. the Minister of Education Dr. Young,  aid a flying visit to North Vancouver on Monday  open the handsome new Ridgway School, and in  ourse of his remarks complimented the architect,  r. C. F. Gillam, of Vancouver, upon the modern-  : his school planning, by the separation of the  xes in cloak room and entrances, and by the  cation and general layout; and went so far as'  say that the Government would in the future  ake these ideas and arangements imperative in  ty new schools they may erect in the larger mu-  palitics.   This eeonium from the Minister of  ducation was quite a feather'in Mr. Oilman's  'chitectural cap.    The builders, Smith & Sons,  d also be praised tot good,  honest work  ell performed partly under trying weather oon-  tions.   The new schools are a good advertise-  ent for architect, builders and for North Van-  uyer. t  Great is truth and it will prevail in ,the end.  ver and over again in these columns it has been  erted for many months past tbat the B; C.<  ciety of Architectg would get a' square >daal  >m the McBride Government in the Point Grey  hiyersity competition, therefore the announce-^  ent made by the Minister of Education, the Hon.  Young, "that the Government would appoint  cial assessors and enlarge'the, time, also meet,  ������ Society 4>f B. C.' Architects wishes in many  ������r small matters, is a most gratifying state of  Fairs that does much credit to the Government  the Society alike, to whom the thanks of  rchitects throughout the Empire are certainly  ie.  Of no loss importance is the announcement that  Jr. W. D. Caroe,,M.A., is to be one of the asses-  Mr. W. D. Caroe is a famous English archi-  2t, a pupil of the late J. L. Pearson, R.A., the  ?hiteet of Trino Cathedral. He has for many  its now been architect to the Ecclesiastical  immissioners of England, and as suoh has  argo of portions of moat churches' from'Land's  id to John O* Groats of the Anglican order,  * Mr. Caroe'a works extend all over the known  }orld, and besides many a modem as well as old  lately homes of England, tbeT so beautifully  (and throughout the pleasant Jand, owes Hs  lornment ot Mr. Caroe 'a skill No better British  Bessor could have been selected.  Another well-known man in the architectural  1, acting as sole assessor for Jbe Manitoba  ������w legislative buildings, ia Mr. Leonard Stotter,  fie well known architoct of many Romanistic abend churches throughout went Britain.  !*hesa two men represent the very last word in  rchitectural judgment and that their selection  i a source of gratification to all competing architects, goes without saying.  Happening along Seymour street one day this  Itveek J saw a free demonstration of Vancouver's  [newest "fire baby" in the shape of tho Webb  ferial ladder. This newest acquisition to Chief  *arlisles fire plant cost the city no less than $15,-  pOO, which all went to a St. Louis firm. Now  surely this is a great mistake all round as I hap-  Ipen to know similar and quite as efficient gear  lean be bought in Great Britain, the home of fire  lighting efficiency.       ^ .,  Anyone who haa seen the London brigade turn  out to handle a big bin. e will appreciate the point,  ������������������is also the fact that Chief Carulse's brigade ranks  [next but one to them. Here is a point for the  New Timers to get busy on, and J trust more official attention will be paid to use and employment of both men and materials of Canadian and  British origin, the appointment of an American  Engineer from Seattle to Strathcona Park, to-wit.  0 temporal 0 Mores!  ouy w-tbToomjo suppusmbnts.  Of all the inane conceptions of the taste or need  <>f childhood that which provides the so-called  ������oinic newspaper supplement is the most absurd  >.nd hurtful.  No child ever received any 'good from these gro-  :>'sque pictorialmonstrosities, but many have re-  <-<Mved harm.  The whole trend and influence of tbem are to  t'listort the mind, mislead the fancy and becloud  ' i.e judgment.   Civil law should interpose to ar-  [ vest the circulation of such debasing trash.  A hopeful sign is a waking up to this evil  ���������rnoug popular writers. .      .       v  In a letter to the New York Times Mrs. Ellen  [Kenyort-Warner says of it:  "It is as difllcult to get anything vital into a  ehool reader orjiBspectable child's magazine, as  It r is to get anything "wholesome into a comic supplement.   On the one hand all is staid and tame,  tind on the other a delirium of coarse burlesque.  Irhe recoil of all that is mental in childhood is fo^  fvard the laugh-provoking page,* where all sense  f real fu"ninegs>fs the contemplation of monstrosity. "  "Incidentally, why has not one connected the  tver-filled divorce court with the character of  rhe amusement provided for children? 'Debauch-  <i' by the comic supplement and the coarse theater  *how, our young people choose ragtime music before the best, and in all their social intercourse  continue'tbe education'downward. All reverence  filled, all ideals forgotten, they marry on a dare.  >r as a joke or an experiment. When they find  that life as a reality is not, a joke, they end the  jxperiment. unabashed.' in the court room. For  [vvhat fine sense can survive a weekly dose of comic  npplement.during the 'formative years'?"  It would seem as if the bad tendency of these  upple incuts upon the youthful mind and heart is  o plain that no sensible parent would allow   t\  M-wspapcr vV'eh contains them to cross his threshold.  ABRAHAM LINCOLN  A TOTAL ABSTAINER  _������������������_���������_���������_*__ i.  AN UNFLINCHING PROHIBITIONIST  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the Western People  VANCOUVER, Brits? Colombia, APRIL 1?, 1912.  W. J. Gain  A young mother is dying in a little log cabin  in the back woods of Indiana. Though limited in  knowledge and this world's goods, she loved God  and was a beautiful Christian. Standing by the  humble, bed in the little cabin was a boy nine  years old. What a solemn moment this. The  angels cannot be far away. Already this mother  has offered prayers that the boy wil never forget.  What wil her last word be? What will be her  last request? I am sure that heaven is interested.  "Abe, I want you to promise me that you will  never touch strong drink." With-bitter sobs and  scalding tears the promise was made, and sealed  with a kiss on the lips that were already paling  in death. And from that day to the day when  the white soul of the great statesman flew away  to realms of life, to meet again this mother, queen  of the wilderness, that pledge was never broken.  When twelve years old, ho wrote his first essay  ���������on temperance; Its publication was requested  and it was widely read. Six years' before Mr. Lincoln was elected to the presidency, Judge Weldon,  of Washington, says he met him in Judge Dong-  las* room in a hotel in Bloo'mington, 111. Social  treating being the custom in those days, Douglas  said: "Mr. Lincoln, won't you havo something  to drink? Judge Weldon says Lincoln declined  courteously but positively, saying: "I don't  drink anything.*' A year before he waa elected  to the presidency Leonard Swett says, Lincoln  told him that he had never tasted liquor in his  life. Robert Lincoln says: ''Father never used  liquor, and preached to his boys, "Don't drink,*'  After tistening io the momentous message which  informed him that he had been nominated aa a  candidate for the presidoney of the United States,  Mr. Lincoln said: N  ' "Gentlemen, nfter traveling so far, yon must be  thirsty; yon will find a pitcher of water on Hie  library table."  A few months later writing to a friend concerning this incident he said: "Having k/pt  house sixteen years and having never held the  cup to the lips of my friends, my judgment  that I should not, in my new position change my  habits in this respect." Once Mr. Lincoln j~aa  ill atitea.- The captain of the ship brought him a  glass of champagne. But he refused to drink 4t,  saying, "No, thank yon, captain; I have seen too  many people sea sick on land from drinking tbat  stuff." John Hay, who was so intimately associated with Mr. Lincoln, declares hira to be a total  abstainer. His private secretaries, Nieolay and  Stoddard, declare him a total abstainer. Stoddard says when friends sent liquor to the White  House Lincoln sent it to the hospitals.  Lincoln belonged to.a temperance society���������The  Sous of Temperance. He also assisted in the  Washingtonian temperance movement, and delivered on Washington's birthday in 1842, one of the  most remarkable temperance .addresses extant.  When interest in this society waned, Lincoln kept  county by delivering addresses and advocating a  up the interest in total abstinence in his own  total abstinence pledge which he himself had written. Thia pledge has been signed by tho many  thousand1 of the Lincoln. Legion. "Whereas, the  use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage is pro-:  ductiye of pauperism, degradation and crimed aud  believing it is our duty to discourage that which  produces more evil than good, we therefore pledge  durselycs to abstain from the use of intoxicating  liquos as a beverage. ���������" He said, *' Let ,us make it  aa -unfashionable to withhold our names from the  temperance pledge as for husbands to wear their  wives' bonnet to church, and instances will be just  as rare in, the one case as in the other."  In September, 1863, a committee of the Sons of  Temperance visited the White House in the intcr-  .i������q)0 SnOmy .... %.nua onj ui ;t;>u*uoduu������j jo ;������o  things Mr. Lincoln said: "If I were better known  than I am, you would not need to be told that, in  the advocacy of the cause of temperance you have  a friend and sympathizer in me. When I was a  young man, before the Sons of Temperance, as an  organization had any existence, I in an humble  way, made temperance speeches, and I think I  may say that to this day I have never, by example,  belied what I then said. I think that the reasonable men of the world have long since agreed that.  inte.mpciT.iice is one of the greatest, if not the very  greatest, of all evils among mankind. That is not  a matter of dispute, I believe. That the disease  exists, and that it is a very great one, is agreed  upon by all."  Mr. Lincoln was also an unflinching prohibitionist. He spent weeks in Hinois campaigning for  constitutional prohibition. The following excerpts were the_ keynotes of liis speeches:  " The \legalizecL liquor traffic, as carried on in  the saloons and grog shops, is the great tragedy  of civilization. The saloon has proved itself to be  the greatest foe, the most blighting curse that has  ever found a home in our modern civilization, and  this is the reason'why I am a political prohibitionist.' Prohibition brings the desired result. It surpasses the saloon by law. It stamps and brands  the saloonkeeper as a criminal in the sight of God  arid man.  '' By licensing the saloon we feed with one hand  tbe fires of appetite we are. striving to quench with  the other. While this state of,things continues let  its know that this war is all our own���������both sides  of it���������until *.'iis guilty connivance of our own ac-  (Continued ������awe 4}  BMP ROBERT  MdNTYRES POEM  Bishop Mclntyre is a poet. He recently read  Dr. Clarence True Wilson'a "World Vision" in  the American Prohibition Year Book for 1911. It  awoke his muse, and the result was the poem/  which1 the Associated Prohibition Press offers-to  the public as the most worthy contribution to our  . temperance literature during the past few years.  The Worldwide War.  Robert Mclntyre.  Arise!'Arise!   Ye swarthy tribes' of India and  . _ Cathay, ,  Enlist 1 against this enemy, who comes to smite  and slay,  Where uv Jumna's rolling' flood, the domes, re-  t fleeted lie,  Where Himalayan steeps al set their summits in  tiie sky,  O hear the bugle singing clear,!    0  hark the  trumpet call  That breaks o'er Burma's hoary shrines, o'er  China's ancient wall,  ., It calls to,you from   Nippon's   bowers,   where  J   cherry houghs are bent, 1  And where ther camel kneels at noon beside the  JfcK-ouin's tent.  Come from the fields of Hindustan, from far Australia's tide,  . To fi������ht against King Alcohol.    Come make1 a '  t     , ;eirota wide,.  FUttjj* Upward every hand and swear, before God's  judgment bar,  For, this i* not a battle, but a worldwide war.  ARMS  ROAM-NO AT LARGE XX OAllADA AUD  THE UHITRO ���������TATS8.  *������>*J  (Prof. E. Odium. M.A., B.Sc.)  This is no "pipe-dream," but,positive.fact  T������  H'.  Fare, forth, fare forth, O Europe, and proudly  take thy place,  Thou who, hast .been a thousand years the leader  of oar race, i  Again the age hath need of thee!  Forget thy art.  *nd>ng,     .  Make: bare thy mighty arm and cleave the **am\  '    of thjs old Wrong.. ,   " "���������_'.'_*-  Stride from the sweet BioUian slopes to Scahdi-  . navlansnowa,  Set hard thine iron heel upon this foulest of out  -.foes*.  Flame out and flog this dragon far, into the nether  .world,- "  And let the millstone of thy wrath upon its head  be hurled.  this hour there are many thousands, of JkwUa*  armies roaming at will over the North Amene*nvr.u  continent.   They are generally known as the L,' ;K  W. W.'s, and other lawless mobs, Long ago, 'when' /-  the Fenians made a raid on Canada, the Canadian',:  Militia turned out at a ntoment's hotiee/kestened"  to the front, and chased the invaders back to < the , ';  States.   Some were killed, others wounded, aoaee' >  cast into prison, and the "balance hunted out'of - >  the country. " ,v ^^  .One, as he looks on plulosoph^cnljly at the���������L  W. W.'s and their co-strikers, is inclined to ad_s_*e  them. They have struck terrwrinto ntoat of >ur  legislators, municipal ofSeials, anil the exeonHvip  arms of our parliaments. Our,public jpen.tMt  more afraid of these mobs than they are of smaP-  pox or the bubonic plague.  If ten thousand Yankees, or Japanese, or Turks M  would come aa invaders, to eapture Canada,for;  the .States, Japan or Turkey, then onrpdblie *a*m  would make a fierce, sudden rush to *vma; mai-  call upon the populace to follow their example. -  This was done at the time of the aforesaid Fanun -\  raid, and all who hastened to .nave the ooonvy  were looked upon as true' men andpatxiole.: f  But now the legislators, the oppositions isvt^ey  legislatures, the newspapers and praotieflHy *Vt  public men are afraid to sey to they lew^as  mobs: begone, get out, "shoo,*^ enhaide orrdlt\  The invasion is on.   Our public industries and  financial ventures are held up   hj*-'**Jijlk-**-*���������-  scoundrelly foreigners, and our meft te  dare not move. But if it were (Jailed kt^  vaakm, the troops and all else woiihfi  conatry'^defenoe.  "i^_^_8__UttS_SlS:  wltn( tsom, -lqnfes^-|^voi*iPejBfe' tpd *r  f * ^a^e^t^^^^er 0*4  doasthVwiU-^������tt*n������.,    ,   v/  Of the two invasions, thai %fm  Japaneee, and th������t of these moving ,r   leR* non-worker*, | would prefer, the Jn^eee  *my.  This for several,reMona. *U onjr peowe*  / kate to snbmit to the I W. W������> the*onntry goes  to anarchy, and wholesale murder.  B*t if the  ^-v  ���������9  <^y  V-  .- t- <>  K'^',  -li'%*  i     vl  ^  "-<>  UMm  1t  ,V ��������� '  .  fiD^a_J^--8iaMH **^ ^ of ���������w^ cU* k %**������������* 5W>o?4d inva^ rt^^wt*, ������cieoa-.  law would he enforced. - Personal life And property would be protected- Will our people in  British Columbia, in Canada, in the United State*,  continue to tremble in the presence of these lawless, mobs, these unprincipled scoundrels? If ao,  tlien the J. W. W.'s would do well to hasten along  with their work of public and national devastation while our people are trembling in their boots.  Were I one of these anarchic hordes, I would urge  a more vigorous action. But if they wait and  worry the Canadian public in a half-hearted man- ���������  tier, sooner or later our responsible leaders may  come: out of their terror trance and swoop down  upon them with swift destuction, as long ago they  should have done. , ���������  Let Canadians send forth the word that no  armies, be their origin on earth or in nerditi6n,  shall roam over tour country;-only.so far as they  arc under marching orders representing Canadian  soldiers, wear ing the Bntish uniform and in  sworn allegiance to King George. What I am indicating is nearer at hand than many might think  If not. then the whole machinery of 4hc country  will quickly go to smash.and anarchy will pre*  vail.  I have:faith in the patriotism and aouud sense  of the Canadian people, even though they tike to  sleep along the. way, and let riot run riotously for  a time. To all lawless men, who would destroy���������  and not construct, I say, beware, and beware; in  time, or out you go. bag and baggage.  ���������towing and Heaping.  As men _sow they reap sooner or later. From  this there is no escape.  The Trades Unions are now wondering as to  whether there will be a pulling down of the Oriental fences ere long. And no wonder they wonder. The Labour people for years have been:  teaching that capital is a curse, and that men of  wealth should he robbed of what they posses, so  as to bring them .back to the common level:  These labour men have come to believe that  they are the only producers of wealth, and, all  others are parasites. They have agitated and  talked against the incoming of the Hindoos, Chinese and Japanese until the various governments  have almost stopped the influx of the Asiatic.  Then the next move was a strong attempt to  prevent the European and the Britisher from eoiu-  iug into the country. Now there is a fierce onslaught on all kinds of men coming into Canada.  This is managed by the leaders, the professional  imitators, so as to make competitive labour scarce.  A most idiotic attempt!  The next step, the one taken with the utmost,  vigour, is the attempt o prevent the men in the  eountry from working. This is a pretty mess,  and no wonder the men who are the eause of these  foolish doings are afraid that the government will  let down the bars so as to bring more workers into  competition with those already on the ground, and  who are not willing to work or let others work.  Let me say on behalf of the railway companies,  steamship companies, mining companies, farmers,  fishers,   the   British   Columbia   government,   and  the public in general, that the Railways will he  (Continued on page 4)  AiHr'ye shall win and ye shall, wear the gratitude  ������of man,  While day shall have a sun to shine, Cr night shall  have a star,  For this is not a battle, but a worldwide war.  A.  Stand up!   Stand up!   America!   Twin conti-  -, nents new born/ ':"  From Yukon's spectral "northern lights" to sullen-browed Cape Horn,  From where the pines of Oregon their sighing  plumage toss,  To where the soft Brazilian seas fling back the  southern cross.  From where on bright Lake Winnipeg, the red  ,   man bends his hoWj r  To that primeval solitude   where   Amazon doth  flow.  Soon shalt������thou call the inultitudes-from cities and  from farms, . ������������������������   v  Tb see the sundered oceans leap into each other's  arms,  Aud thou shalt cry, when they come nigh, aud aU  the nations draw  From seven seas their argosies through silvery  Panama,  '  Tims shall we strike down every dyke that keeps  the Christ afar,  For this is not a battle, but a worldwide war.  The King doth call!   Make answer all!   Ye sires  in sorrow come.  Who mourn above your goodly sons, slain by the  curse of rum.  Yo mothers, dry your holy tears, turn from your  daughters fair,  Who, crushed beneath his brutish feet, lie shamed  and silent there,  Ye babes, whose pale young lips do ask in most  .     pathetic plea,  Where is the man the. Lord hath made, as father  unto met  Ye unborn generations sad, on whom this fearsome shade  Will breathe, when into life ye come, maimed,  crippled and half-made.  Ye angels, full of burning love, hush all your  harps and say,  With us this vow of vengeance deep, to slacken  not, nor stay  Till Jesus drags this monster chained behind his  ���������    chariot tar,  For this is-not a battle, but a worldwide war.  None have more pride than those who dream  that they have none. Yon may labor against vain  jrlory till-you conceive that you are humble, and  the fond conceit of your humility will prove to  be pride in full bloom.���������Spurgeon.  The kindness of Christmas is'the kindness of  Christ. To know that God so loved us as to give  us this Son for our dearest Brother has-brought  human affection to its highest tide on the. day of  our Brother's birth.���������Babcock.  Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when-whatever be the attitude of the biMiy.  the soul ison its knees.���������Victor Hugo. THE WESTERN CALL.  Alex  Crawford  LADIES TAILOR  ids COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Imported Suitings in Blue.  Grey and Brown  lined with Skinner's Guaranteed Satin;  at $40 per suit  Shoe Repairing  BY   AN EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROADWAY,  Between Msb St. aad Westodnster Rd.  ... CALL AT...  Boxer Murray & Co.  1718 WESnilSTEl MM. sew Csr. f Iclwto  FOB  HOUfle5 AND LOTS IN TUB LOCALITY  PJ.BuM4,fi������cemr rlnsFaimeatHM  FIRST-CLASS  SHOE ttAKlNG  AND SHOE REPAIRING  DOME AT  PETERS & CO.  Near Career Mali Street aad Broadway  THE CHINEE FAMINE  Toronto, March 29, 1912.  The Editor Western Call,  Vancouver, B. O.  Dear Sir:  In Asia the 20th Century 1b China's  as it is Canada's in America.    China  is now the scene of a transformation  the  most marvelous  In history, and  what is happening there is of import-. our BritiBh hi8tory ruM w������ have a  clear  knowledge  of  several  import-  WHY IS THE FOUNDATION OF THE  OLD BRITISH LANtiUAQE HEBREW?  PROF. E.  Among many remarkable problems  awaiting solution, and reasonable answers, is the above. 'As far back as  ance to us since in this rapidly shrinking world Canada and China are now  neighbors.  Famine at any time is grievous affliction, but added to political revolution as in China it must stir the sympathy of a people so favored as Canadians are with stable institutions,  and blessed with. abounding prosperity. Here then is an unique opportunity to show practically our good will  to tbe new Chinese nation in the time  of their sorest need. Scattered contributions are already being sent in  through United States channels, but  it Is the general feeling that our plan  of relief should be carried out on a  national seals.  The refunding of part, of the Boxer  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon  Office and Residence:  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and fcfyin St  QUEEN KEYHOMIE  Informs the public of her wonderful  powsrs la reading the history of one's  Ufa by esamlplng the palm of the  hand. Advice In all busiaess matters  Mid family affairs; tells you what  you are hast adapted for; tells yon the  name of your future companion,  whether living or dead; tells you what  planet yon were bora under and  what part of the country is the luckiest for1 yon. Why not see the bestt  It costs ao more. Satisfaction or ao  charge; all readings strictly oonMep  tlal.  Fermanently. located at  1009 QRANVIW-E ST.  Hours: lO.aJi). to 10 p.w.  A. '*% McCannell  CONrBCTIONaBY  001 3R0APWAV, WEST  Comer of Ash  A m Use tf HAMPTON'S PASTRIES  aammamaaaaaaaaMaaaamammmmmm  li you once cook a Christmas  -Pinner with PJtYJVOOP you'll  never rest content with any  other. Our Wood is Pry Wood.  f&QQ per Cord, delivered.  R. POHERTY  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Phone: Fairmont iioi-U  Great WbsJ Cartage Co.  B.P. Andrsws  Limited  H. W. EHis  H. H. WiUianu  A. E. Tsanaat  Express, Truck and Dray  Furniture and Piano movers  Freight Bills Revised  Loss and Damage Claims Handled  Customs Brokers  Forwarding and Distributing Agents  Phone: Seymour 7474  III Leo Blk., Cr. Hsstisfs & Abbott St  Vsacoaver, B.C.  ant facts. One of these is that the  real 'basis of the early British language Is the Hebrew. ������  Now I venture to ask for a_ explanation of' this wonderful fact. It  ia no UBe to ask the men who compile the big dictionaries, for they  seem not to Know, and do not give  an answer. The Standard,. Annan-  dale, Chambers, Webster, Worcester,  the Imperial and all other lexicons,  etymological, or otherwise, are failures on this proposition. Herewith I  give a list of Hebrew words which  have come to us from our Saxon forefathers and their ancestors In ancient  Britain. They are English today as  surely as they were Hebrew then.  We do know they did not come to us  ODLUM; M. A.* B. Sc.  I give only a few, but could give hundreds as easly as these few. Some  famous writers claim that there are as  many as 5,000 Hebrew wbrdB found in  the English language, and these are  Continental writers and not Englishmen.  Teacher���������Polly,    dear,    suppose    I  were  to  shoot  at a  tree  yrtth 'five-  birds on it,, and kill three, how many  would there be left?        -  Polly���������None. ,  Teacher���������No, two would be left.  Polly���������No; there wouldn't The  three shot would be left, and the other  two would be flieu away.  A' Scotchman at the dentist's was  told that he must take gas. While the  dentist was getting it ready the Scot  began to count his money. The dentist said, somewhat testily, "You heed  not pay until the tooth is out," "I ken  that," said the Scotchman, "but as  ye're aboot to mak me sleep I jiat,  want to see hoo I stand."  *************************** *4'***4'*******************4  Indemnity by the United States made  a deep impression on the Chinese pe* through the Greek. Latin, or other  pie. By emulating the good example[tongues, outside of the old Hebrew,  of the   United States,  Canada   may ���������  By comparison it will be seen that  the Hebrew and the English ln many  dues are exactly alike, no change in  any way. The lexicons fail to give  these tacts but in their ignorance  they run to the French, German, Icelandic, Latin, Greek, Greenland,  Norse, Dutch and other tongues Instead of going straight to the root of  the matter, and to the true origin.  They are Ignorant or are afriad to  face the logical results, the Inevitable conclusion. And the conclusion  Is this: The early British people who  talked the Hebrew language in Britain were themselves Hebrews, and  simply talked the language of their  forefathers.  prove that this part of the British  Empire is not behind any nation in  good will to China in this crisis.  A Central Canadian Committee has  been suggested through which Sid may  be sent direct to the "Central China  Famine Relief Committee," the International body with headquarters at  Shanghai which has made an appeal  to the world for aid to the famine  sufferers, and which is composed of  European and.' Chinese men of standing. Hence the formation of the "Canadian National Fund���������Chinese Famine Relief," to give information on the  situation and through whom any municipality, board or trade or other  body or individual may send aid as  coming ifrom Canada direct The  Treasurer'is Mr. Joseph Henderson,  Vice-President of the Bank of Toronto,  through which bank and Its branches  contributions may be sent The Committee hopes that to give the movement a more national stamp, the'Dominion Government may appoint an  officer through whom the subscriptions  when collected may be cabled direct  to China.  The Editors of Canada by helping  this movement may do much to Im-J  prove International relations, especially those of our own Empire in the  East Will you make known these  facts and invite subscriptions?  Tours truly.  R. 8. GOURLAY,  Chairman.  WM. P.GWYNNE.  Hon. Secretary.  CONPEMtED  FACTS ABOUT  Crt'ftEBE FAMINE.  THE  I'*l-M *************<* 4 * ***I*  I TORONTO?  1 FURNITURE   STORE!  *������    "V 3334 Mai" St. +  J Our stock of Furniture |  * is Large, Modern and *  + adapted to the tastes of *  f Bayers.  X Dressers, Buffets, Tables  % Chairs, Couches, Mat-  ������ tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  .?. A complete line of  *"* Linoleums. Carpet Squares, etc.  ���������>  *������ Drop in and inspect our goods.  *������  * This is where you get  a square 1>  * deal. *  | M. H. CQWAN 1  ***4***<'**********l***4**t  J  Facts About t!** Chinese Fsrnlne.  Area of affected districts, thirty to  fifty thousand square milles.  Number of people who may meet  death by starvation before next harvest, two to four million. In come  districts tbe famine is the worst In  forty years. * .  One dollar will provide for one person tor dne month; |3.00 may save a  life; I1S.00 may save a family from  starvation. .. .  Extract from Report of Wm. F. Jua-  kln on Chinese Famine.  "I have been In villages where, half  the bouses were unroofed���������the timbers and straw sold for food. Questions as to their condition often receive pitiful answers. 'How has that  family managed to have grain in their  home at this late day?' I ask of one.  'Oh, he sold his daughter the other  day and bought some grain!' 'What  has become of that man's wife?' I ask  another. 'He sold her. They were  both starving; a man at another village has a little something, was a  widower and offered, If she would  come to him, to feed her, and give her  husband a little money present besides.' Such instances can be multiplied.  "If you were a famine sufferer you  would probably stop eating meat and  would go without' luxuries. There  would be no more sugar or butter.  You might be economical and cut  your family down to one meal a day,  but you would make that a good one.  When the grain was all gone, you  might take part in a riot or lie down  and die. The Chinese famine sufferer  does not do it in that way. He has  been through famines before and  knows how. A large family is often  divided; part goes off as refugees,  part stays at home. Those remaining  at home take stock of v/hat they have  They perhaps find enough grain to  last the five mouths that are left four  months, if they eat the usual quantity. But four months' supply -must  feed them for seven months, therefore they immediately begin to make  their food thin, that is, eat gruel instead of dry bread. Thus tens of  thousands live through the famine  i who would otherwise die. The gruel  | gets thinner and thinner and contains more and more weeds .and greens  and less and  less  grain.    Every  re-  HEBREW.  Peri  .....  Haras  ...  No ......  Mots  ....  Keli  .....  Sadin  ....  Shekel ...  Push ....  Sack .....  Oth   Pen .....  Hum  Mai .'   Radah  ...  Shut    Kaph ....  Baat .....  Chor ....  ug ...������.������<  Bag ... ��������� ���������  Bad .....  Bedek ...  Pook    Booth  Bar ...  Baroth  Barach  Bathar  Carnal  Ga  ...  Gadad  Gozal  Goosb  Gal ..  Galad  Kala.-.  Garad  Goren  Garas  Daubs  Dote .  Dum ..  Dumab  Doon .  Door ..,  ENGLISH.  .  Berry   Harass.....  ...  No   .  Mote   Keel ...*..  .  Satin.....  Shekel   .  Push.....  .. Sack.���������  .. Oath���������  .. Pen.....  .. Hum.....  ...Mai   ..Raid   .. Shut.....  ..Cave.....  ���������     Bat. *...  MEANING.  .....Fruit  .....Destroy  .....Negation  .....Chaff, dust  .....Vessel  .....A kind of cloth  .... .Money \   Drive or scatter   ���������   ���������-, ���������  ..... Clothing, sackcloth  ..... Sign, a token, witness  .....Inclosure, as sheep pen  ..... Move, make a noise   Bad, aln, trespass  .... .To make a raid, to tread down  .....To go to and fro, shut as a door  .....Hollow* cave   Knock, hit, kick  I j 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.  Chore......... .Work, run errandB  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� s ���������  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������' ��������� ������������������  ... Hug  ... Bag.  ��������������� ���������  Bag. ������mu,  Bedeck.....  * ���������    JtrilKe* ��������� ��������� . ������  . Booth.....  Barley.....  . Broth...  . Break.....  Batter.....  . Camel.....  ...  Gay.....  ... Gad.....  Gosling...  .. Gush.....  .. Gala.....  .. Clad.....  . Calous.....  .. Grateir...  ..  Corn.....  i. Crash.....  ..Daub.....  ..Dote......  . Dumb   . Doom.....  . Down-....  Endure.....  Dayah  ,  Dye.  Dekln  ..... . Deacon.  Daleketh  Delicate.  Damask ���������  Damask,.  ..Hug, press, embrace  ..Bag, booty, product of chase  .....Bad, lie, prate  .....Ornament, bedeck, repair, beautify  .....Pour out, vomit empty   -  .... .To sleep ia tent, hut, or pass the night  .....Corn, as barley  .....Food, soup, broth  .....Break  .....Batter, cut down, destroy  .....The well-known Oriental animal  .....Gay, elated, puffed up  ....Gad,.tbe thing cut off, twig  .....Gosling, a young bird  .....Gush out pour forth  .... .Gala day, exultation, Jubilation   To cover, covered '  .....Hard  .....Grate/scratch   Corn, threshing-floor, thing threshed  .....Crash, crush  ���������Slime, flowing as mud and water  .....Dote upon, as love sick  ... ..Dumb, without speech  .....Doom, death, grave, stillness of grave  ..... Press, or bear down  .....Endure, remain  .....Dye   Registrar, register, keep account  .....Delicate, sick, weak, feverish   A kind of silk  Dok  Duck A kind of cloth  Dakar ...'. ... J Dagger...... ���������Dagger, stab as with a dagger  Darach ........     .  Track Track or way, or path  Darash;..'............. Thrash I. .���������������������������.������������������ .Thrash or beat  Habeny-   Ebony...; Ebony wood  Hagah ���������'.<-..,  Hag .Haig, one who mutters, to mutter  Hadar  Adore..........To adore, or honor  ^Hod ������������������������������������  ���������  Ode Ode, sound, utterance  Halal    Halleluia... ...praise  Haza   Haze... ..Haze, hazy, dreamy, dream  He      She..........Pronoun, she  Everything not poisonous is put into  the pot to help fill up.  "The man of means first sells his  cow and farm utensils, the poor man  parts with his household goods. One  by one all are eaten up. Then the  doors and windows are taken down  and carried to market. Finally, the  roof is taken down add sold. Then  nothing ' is left but beggary and  death."  The Central Famine Relief Committee in Shanghai is composed of foreigners and Chinese in equal numbers, some of the leading business  men of Shanghai and some of the  most prominent missionaries are in  charge of the fund. It will be wisely  and honestly administered. '     "  The funds raised will be used to  avert starvation1 and at the same time  to start China upon a policy of conservation. It is not enough today to  pour rice into tbe rathole of famine.  It is planned to live relief only in  return for labor on canals and dykes,  except in the case of those unable to  work. Competerft foreign and Chin  ese engineers will co-operate in making all such work of permanent value  in preventing future floods. The Famine Committee believes that the new  government will adopt a program of  conservation and, until this can he  carried to completion, shoulder the responsibility of relieving famine conditions. The New China is awake to the  situation and many influential men  are already pledged to such a policy.  Canada can raise a lasting monument  of her good will to China by lending  By winning tbe friendship of the  leaders of the New China we are doing a good work for Imperialism, and  a god thing for Canadian trade and  Canadian standards. Tbe New China  will respond to friendship.  8IGN8 THAT AMU8E.  some irrigation experts and hydraulic  source is used to obtain eatable herbs.' engineers for Jand reclamation works.in times of war."  A London periodical offered a prize  for the best collection of unintentional  amusing advertisements. Here is a  part of one list:  "Annual sale now going on. Don't  go elsewhere to be cheated���������come in  here." v  "Wanted, experienced nurse for bottled baby."  "Wanted, a room for two gentlemen about thirty feet long and twenty  feet broad."  "Furnished apartments suitable for  gentlemen with folding doors."  "Lost,"���������, collie dog by man on Saturday answering to Jim, with a brass  collar around his neck and a muzzle."  "Mr. Brown, furrier, Wishes to announce" that he will make up gowns,  capes, etc:, for ladies out of their own  skin." x  "A boy wanted who can open oysters with a reference."  "Bulldog for sale; will eat anything; fond of children."  "Wanted, an organist, and a boy to  blow the same."  "Wanted a boy to be partly outside  and partly behind the counter."  "Lost, near Highgate archway, an  umbrella belonging to a gentleman  with a bent rib and a bone handle."  "He who is most warlike in times of  peace win generally be most peaceful  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.  ! MANITOBA HARDWARE COMPANY  : 1714-1716 Park Drive       Plond Sepour 1691  ,.., -',..��������� ���������  . '<  \ Branch: JOYCE RD., Collingwood E.      fane IS  ****i********************* ***********************i  ___, n**a,  ****** ttraesr SS!  Its. SsyMsrtim  Offlfe 1*199 totol fttt  25 ItfttfifS Stmt. East  AM. BEATTIE  Auctioneer, Appraiser and Notary Public for British Columbi  General Real Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  ������������H4������������HiiI'Mt'H'HMHI������  4 HI l������i������l I Ml 111 111 HUM  ! MUM Steel  :   3127 Westminster RH. Plione: Fairmont 868  \ Qymiees, Jobbing and Roofing  FUflNACE WO&JC A SpfecIAIiTY.  :   C. Errinj-ton  m| i i \* | *** I *4 * * * * ****** ***  C. Mag-none   ::  .<~v.'..i.',Tii.,.|���������|���������>,:���������++ ^n* \4,***  *************4'************   ttt'>"'"������"*"i'"������|H|,ii^,,*M>>������������' i������ ������n������������tsi  ... Fob ...  * 'I  5605  We   clean   Carpets,   Rugs,   Draperies,  etc.   by  Electric  Vacuum Process without removal.  We clean walls by new antiseptic process.  Compressed Air and Vacuum Cleaning Co.  512 Richards Street  lit 11 Hll'H'll'H IIHI !���������! ***   * -"I"*"*' 1 t ���������VW~H"*-t'^-{"l"!"ixH-������*������������������t������  M I I'I **<* * 11 IU I ��������� I 11 I' I ��������� I I I if   ������~M~K-i->-K^~H l"l-1 I I | ;..M"1"M 1 * 1  Phone:   Fairmont 958  1605 MAIN ST.  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  4*  ���������"���������I  **1  SASH, DOORS, MOULDINGS  1  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.  ���������if  *  *  I   ***4 nut h 111* *t 111 n tt tt- iiHiininsHummnii vr'  'i.  mamaam  mv wester 0 a t,t,  THE FAITH OF A CHILD.  The Scottish American gives us-a  story of the simple faith of a little lad.  | It came to the knowledge of Philip I.  Roberts, who relates it as follows:  A poor little slum child  of about  | eleven developed a malady which de-  1 manded an instant operation. He was  taken to  Guy's  hospital,  where  the  the knife.  brought in and, during some preliminaries placed in a cushioned chair.  Looking around at the great throng of  men, he said timidly to one of the assistant doctors, "Please, sir. I should  be very glad if one of you gentlemen  would say just a little prayer for me."  There was a profound silence. Nobody moved, so the little slum child  knelt down and said: "Dear Jesus, I'm  - great doctor who examined him had  to tell him that there was just a fight- only a poor, weak, little lad, but please.  ling chance for his life.  ���������  The seats of the operating theatre,  rising tier above tier like the gallery  of a church, were filled with long rows  of students, who had come to witness ] table and lay back while a smile light-  the greatest surgeon of his time, use ed up his face."  Phone Fairmont 888      Always in Mt. Pleasant  The little    patient    was  INTERNATIONAL       DRY-FARMING  CONGRESS  -ethbridge, Alberta, Canada.  WORLD-WIDE   DEVELOPMENT.  For the first time In the history  of the dry-farming movement the nations of the entire world will officially  recognize it this year. In past years  many nations have sent official dele*  gates to the International Dry-Farming Congress���������not because of any  real encouragement given by the government of the United States���������but  because of the great and unalterable  fact tbat the Congress, as an independent educational movement, was  the moat necessary and effective agricultural uplift inthe world, and because the nations needed the influence and co-operation of each other  in this great battle against the conditions confronting those- who are attempting to push the frontier further  and further into oblivion.  I'd like to live. So, dear J������sus, please  help this kind gentleman so, that he  shall do his work right. Amen." Having said that, the boy climbed on the  ress  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phone - Fairmont 845  Msiisiwiisos������siisusiJSiisss3s������������������<s������e������������������������a������s������������������s<sti������ss<s^i>*>ss<w  I  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin,  Guitar,  Banjo,  Authoharp   and  Zither.  Twenty Private Lessons   -   $8.00  No Class Lessons  Musicians supplies of every description.  COWANS UP-TO-DATE MUSIC STORE  2348 Westminster Rd. nr. 8th       time H\nm\ 1567  *ma*ma**mamaau*tmaaamawaai**  *a*9aamaamaaaaa\amiaaama*mm  Hllrt t4M I llllll������illtHMI������4*t������llllslMHill������H<eM  [.'���������������  s. e.  Pay Old Chicks, Setting Eggs  Eight Weeks Old Pullets  Ikying Pullets  ;; All Standard Bred Stock, and heavy ���������  ' layers, snow white, large and vig- i  orous.  Any quantity.  brick and it will be built under protective clauses In the contract bo that  by October 10th it wil be ready for  occupancy. When completed It will  be one of the best of the Canadian  hostelries, and will insure added comfort for the distinguished guests who  are to assemble in Lethbridge for the  Congress.  ' In addition, to meet the requirements, four of the present hotelB are  to make extensive alterations and Improvements in order to more than double their accomodations. The owner  of one house is contemplating the addition of two stories, containing 100  modern rooms, and the new proprietor  of .another hotel is contemplating a  similar addition to his hostelry.  :  What with the public improvements  and a large number of new business,  blocks, private hotels and private residences- begun and under completion  during the summer months, -ILeth-  bridge, the convention city, will" resemble an immense beehive previous  to the Congress.  THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY.  (ward Siding  \ Rural Phone 146 Steveston P- O.  ������������������������<. t HM4*< t H 111 M t ***** *��������� *������* ������������������* ������' * ' *********** I  t������M������<'������*������i������*������'i'������������������������������mMm **************************  Bake Ovens Chiropractic Electric Therapeutics  Spinal Derangements Nervous Diseases  Hot Springs ^anitariuin I  725 Smythe Street  X SPECIALTIES:  ���������   Ladies' Baths Face Bleaching Hair Coloring:  % Electrolysis Chiropody  X Miss Hone, Matron  **************************  Massage   <  Invitation'Prom Canada.  The Seventh International Congress will be notable as an international agricultural convention because the nations will be officially invited by the Canadian Oovernment to  send official delegates to an officially  recognized Congress' of nations for  the purpose of officially} discussing  better fanning methods and1 better  homes. This Invitation Will go out  within the next few days, and from  the expression of Interest upon the  part of the diplomatic corps at Washington, D. C., it is believed the response will be general;  Dominion Exhibit* Assured. >  It is needlesB to state that Canadians are taking an enthusiastic interest in the Congress. Honorable Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture of  the Dominion, has given his consent  to the assembling and installation of  a Dominion agricultural exhibit. This-  work will be done directly under, the  supervision of Deputy Minister O'Hal-  loran. \  Manitoba, through the activity of  Premier Roblin, Minister of Agriculture Lawrence and Dean Black of the  Manitoba Agricultural College will  make a provincial exhibit, and Premier McBride and Minister of Finance  Snd Agriculture Ellison of British Co-  lumbiai are considering plans *������ry *  provincial exhibit from the far western country. The plans of Minister  Motherwell of the Saskatchewan Department ot Agriculture and of Mln  ster of Agriculture Marshall of Alberta are well known, and both provincial displays will be the most notable ever made by them.  Many features of the big program  have already been worked out, and  with the interest already manifest on  every side, with the lowest and most  far-reaching railroad rate ever given  to delegates to this convention, and  with the official co-operation of every same body.   External suggestion may  interested   nation,   there    Is   every come from the subjective or objective  reason to believe at   this   date  that m'nU���������������' ano���������therY,   ..  w  -���������._! in       .   . ,     ._.. v   ������     ������������������ When the subjective mind rises to  Lethbridge   will   entertain   the best the 6urtoce and a8B,8tl| the objective  It may, perhaps, come to some, readers as a surprise to learn that we are  on the threshold of a practical analysis and synthesis of an Immense mass  of facts resulting from a study, which  has been carried on for the last twenty-five years by the most competent  scientists of Germany, Prance, Great  Britain and the United States, In this,  as in so many branches of /science,  France stands foremost in time and  pre-eminent in results. Britain, with  her Society for Psychical Research,  honestly faces and studies the accumulating phenomena for a scientific deliverance tbat will hold water. In the  United States, and circulating ln Canada with increasing rapidity, there has  flowed an ever-rising tide of teaching  for practical results and for dollars���������  "new thought," new therapeutics, new  methods of success, new byways out  ot the highways of the. church. One  thing, however, seems to be clear, so  far as my limited reading goes���������It is  an American author who has given the  sanest theory arising scientifically out  of assured phenomena.  Here are some principles:  , 1. Man is possessed of a dual mind,  objective and subjective. ,  ' 2. The objective mind is the everyday mind, depending on the brain, perhaps may perish with the brain, Tbe  subjective, has presided over ths'/for-  matton and tun<^loniiit ot the body  from Its first germ, Is doing it* worlE  when the brain sleeps, snd at times  can take the place of the objective  mind, but is not dependent on the organism of matter.  3. The objective mind Is capable of  both Inductive and deductive reasoning; the subjective mind is incapable  of induction, hut, given the premises  by induction, is infallible in deductive  reasoning.  4. The objective mind learns much  and teaches the subjective mind, but  forgets much; the subjective mind  forgets nothing.  5. The subjective mind Is open to  suggestion from without or within.  Auto-suggestion is all tbat it learns  from the objective mind within   the  ^^���������!->>H->WM^'������*M*W-^'  P*4"l"K-v������M I * *** l"l I ;l I 8 11 H **4  Phono i Bayvlaw 1188 ������  VAN UrPORP BROS.   ��������� ������������������  r  We handle all kinds of Cut Flowers. %  Fern Dishes in great variety.      Fine Primulas at 25c each. A  Funeral Designs.      wedding Bouquets made up.       Gardens designed *  and laid out. *  We have a large variety of Palms to choose from. X  Choose your Bedding Plants now from our choice selection.,         . ������>  Verandah Boxes and Hanging Baskets made up. - $  : 999 Broadway W.,        Cor. Broadway and Oak 'i  U*K* etf WE, spsetri Hr fsspttslUtttm, CM. IEUK1 aa* IMIIffAT  '^,VM-������>'K-i"t"l"l"i' H' 11 ** lit II I IP    Ww;--.- n v M-t+i-M I 14 I * ****  *���������  ���������**  ->  ���������>  ->  farmers' convention ever called upon  this continent  Lethbridge As Host of 8eventh Con-  gross Equal to the Occasion..  With the return to Lethbridge of the  Executive Secretary-Treasurer after  a two months* trip through the East  in the Interest of the Seventh International Dry-Farming Congress, the  campaign for the exploitation and development of the Lethbridge meeting  assumed new proportions, and the citl-  ens of Lethbridge began to put their  shoulders to the wheel to establish  such perfect machinery for the Con-  erass tbnt they could feel assured not  alone of success, but of the successful housing and entertaining of the  various sections of* the convention.  One Million for Public Improvements.  Chairman Fred W.. Downer of the  Canadian   Board of Control  has the  Plans  well  In hand and  is devoting r  ^ M ^ ^ cau ^  ^  hours of his time each day to organ- (pinned D>- the simple laws of tele-  17ation worlc. President E. A. Cun- pathy, directly or indirectly, between  ningham of the Board of Trade, and l,v>RK persons. The same is also true  H,������ W.r.Mp. M������.r <*.-. ���������. Hat* "USSSL^STSt: ������������ *������  have opened the machinery of the Vels and abnormal occurrences were  Board of Trade and the City of Leth-. explained on the hypothesis of angelic  bridge to the command of the execu- ������r demoniac intervention. The univer-  ���������������������.������, ���������~���������.���������.m,.,* ������n* ������������ .i... #������. -i-i/.1"! ������dea gave rise to many suggestions  tive committee, and all plans for civic to nervot|B p.ople ^m they were pos-  (ievelonment and publicity are based j sessed, and so they acted as if they  unon the demands of the great conven- [ were.   In a time and place where no-  mind, results Improve in various de  grees from heightened perception to  the scale of the peerless genius. When  the subjective assumes control there  may develop the visionary In all  stages, from mild schemes to madness,  or what some men call madness.  , The.matter ot telepathy; or the communication of the subjective mUtd ot  one person with that of another, regardless of space, haB been established  beyond doubt. Suggestions may pass  from one to another by a species ot  wireless telegraphy.  The study of the laws of psychology  Is not only entrancing in interest but  sublimely important.   But just here is j  where the student needs balance and j  equipment to keep from running off at'  a  tangent. j  8. Spiritualists think they.can com-!  ur.inlcatc with the spirits of the dead,!  and make a religion of it. Myers, author of "Human Personality," and  BOine others of the Society for Psychical Research, accept the supposed  facts, but do not make a religion of  it. I am inclined to think with the  late Dr. T. J. Hudson, the American  ^**4^************''- ***** ***_. !*������M-K������4H->l������>HH-HSH-;s-:->^-4������K  .1.  ->  ->  +  ���������y  .V  ���������������  t  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN B. C. METHODISM?  THEN THE  Western Methodist Recorder  (Published Monthly)  Is almost indespensible to you.  No other medium will give you such general and  ? such    satisfactory   information   about   Methodist  % activity in this great growing province.   Whether 4  t a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist j  f movement.   Send your subscription to i  1 HaDigerMetl-Qdlst-Recorderr.lP.Co^Ud.   ���������  ���������   Victoria, B.C. %  i OI.OO   -   Ona Year %  i *  tion. Lethbridge is to spend ONB  MILLION DOLLARS for public improvements this summer and, although the ground is still frozen, the  material has been assembled, contracts completed under proper forfeiture clauses, and workmen are ready  to begin grading for pavements, laying the rails for 11 miles of municipal  street   railway,   and   rebuilding   the  body believes in such things, no eug  gestion is made, and no one is afflicted.  This article simply Holds the door  ajar for a little glance into the immensities of tbe meaning of the new  psychology. And our psychology of  today will make our religion of tomor-  row.-^Dr. C. S. Eby, in Christian Guardian.  A   knocker   is    something     which  city's lighting system the minute the hangB outside the door.   The knocker  frost is out of the ground. Tbe landscape gardening in the public parks  was begun early in March and the engineer's plans for putting every telephone and electric light wire underground have been accepted by tho  City Council.  Hotel  to  Be  Built This  Summer.  But one of the most important developments is the organization of a  hotel company, vhicta, through the activity of the Board of Trade, waa  brought into existence and had beirua  the building of a 200-room hotel of the  rarely knows much about what is real  ly going on inside.  "Why does the giraffe have such a  Ion? neck?" asked the teacher.  "Because its head is so far away  from its body," hopefully answers the  boy."���������Judge.  City Fire Alarms  f  S���������Granville and ���������eacn.  4���������C. P. R. Tarda.  *���������Granville and Davie.  8���������Oranvllle and Robson.  7���������Seymour and Halmcken.  8���������North end old Cambie St   Bndg������  ������������������Georgia and Cat-.bte.  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  18���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  13���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender. -  ,15���������Homer and Pender.  16���������HaatlngsandGranville.  17���������Hastings and Richards.  18���������Seymour and Coraovh.  19���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 2 Shed.)  80���������H. B: Co., Georgia and Granville  81���������Cordova and Water,  aa���������W. H. Malkln's. Water Street.  88���������Water and Abbott.        0  84���������Hastings and Abbott.  88���������Cordova and Gamble.  88���������Water and Carrall,  87���������Cordova and Columbia.  88���������Pender and Columbia.      ,  88���������Pendsr and Besttls. {  80���������Hastings and Hamilton.  8*.���������Hastings and Carrall.  88���������R. C. Mills, south end Carrall.  88���������Hudson's Bay Ou.. Water Street  M���������City Hall. ~  ���������8���������Main and Barnsrd.  88���������Main-and PowelL  87���������Main and Keefer.  88���������C. P. R. Wharf (No. * Shed).  48���������Smythe and Cam bis.  48���������Smythe & Homer.  44���������Brackman-Ker. Wharf.  .48���������Homer and Helmcksn.  88���������Dunsmuir and Hornby.  88���������-Granville and Nelson.;  84���������Robson and Hornby.  81���������Davie and Hornby.  88���������Nelson and Hornby.  88���������Georgia and Howe.  84���������Pender and, Howe.  88���������Hastings and Hornby.  87���������Main and Park Lane. ���������  ���������8���������Dunsmuir and Beattie.  Tl-'-Columbla and Alexander.  78���������Seymbur and Drake. ������  .78���������Seymour and Smythe.  If!���������Heap's Mill. Powell Street  Woman'sWorld  5������ vis  Mrs.' Timnsens  sUok  In  Washington'! Offieia! Set  -J  utln  Hastings Mill No. a.  .  -Hutlnvs Mill No. 1.  184���������Burns' Abattoir.  lif-rPowsll and Woodland.  188���������Hastings Mill., foot Dunleavy.  187���������Pender and Salsbury.  188���������Hastings and Victoria Drive.  188   Oxford and Templstoa.  Iff   Pender and Jacason.  Itl���������Powell and CarL  ,188���������Hastings and CarL  188���������Vernon and Powell.  184���������Pender and Heatlsy.  Iff���������Powell and Hawks.  Iff���������Hastings and Dunlety.  187���������Salisbury and Powell  141���������PowvU and   ~  _.         Raytnur, Sugar Re-  Rnory.  -Ha-tlngB and Vernon.  ���������HMtlnjiand Lakewood.   -  -swell and BMoa  ightb and Bridge.  __a   Jlzth. and Heather.  814���������Laudosm* and Manitoba.  ���������18���������Prudential ^Investment Co.. Front  ���������_      and Manitoba,  flf���������81xtto and Blrah.  M7���������1-Vont sn* Be������t%  818���������Front and. Outer**.. .  kvsntsi and Asb.  xth snd~8prue%  Jittt- imdlKsuireL  M  ���������Vancouver Cvmber Co.  ���������Vancouver Knglneerlog Co  T_orns and CcrtumMa.  Hxth and Alberta.  Nfth. Mid JfAen. _  ���������eighth and;M������nltob������.  f -Sixth and Granville.  |--Elghtli and Granville.  -Front and Main..  -Second and Granville.  $���������Main snd Duftertn.  1���������Seventh and Carolina-  ���������Prince Edward and Dufferi*  ^-Eighth and Prince Kdwsrd.  l~itth and Main.  -    -/ yy*L%  - ��������� ^, v.  y������yyi$$0i  yziy?';y$?t!$<:  yx.i yy^4(^^  yyy<y.wm  Copimght toyCUasiiasc  KHBI W������-  AAOtber charmlhif foug  feceotly been added to W  offlcUt sec Mrs. John W.  wife of UeotMupt TUnmooa.  Taffs new naval aM.   '  Mrs-TlmmoM was * U*m rurbsmfca,  and dortng oar fatbar'a tan* *t  as vie* prvsMaot ta the Booaevilt asV  aalntstratloo 8he ably aaaMaff Imt  mother in dolus tha social heooca **t  the posltloit Ber elevatkm te Wish*  logtoo'soOdal tut** filioaaB*  pleasure te ber rnaar Mann tie  C8plt04. .  tin. TUboob* la a etwnlig leokipg  oaaa  who 18 ahratB ^aeMIWPy  gowned aed, mtt **��������� ���������etiier. Mrs.  Fairbaaks. Is aa dill  woman aed deeply IflMdUM ta tfte  agf���������seventh and Main.  818���������Barclay and Denman.  ���������818���������Pacific Coast Mills.  3l���������������BrouKhton-snd Georxl*.  315���������Davie and Denman.  818���������Burnaby and Nicola.  817���������Chllco and Barclay.  818���������Chllco and Georgia.  881-Bute and Harwood.  888��������� Bute and Barclay.  888-Nelson and Thurlow.  884���������Chllco and Comox.  888���������Burrard and Georgia.  888���������Bute and Georgia.  387���������Utile and Robson.  888- Barclay and Broughton  838���������.lervls and PendraTl.  331���������Burrard and Harwood.  888���������Denman and Georgia.  -Burnaby and Jervis.  -Bldwell and Haro.  (���������Robson and Cardero.  338   Burrard and Comoi  837���������Jervis and Haro.  341'��������� Pender and Thurlow.  348���������Broughton and Harwood  348���������Burnaby and Thurlow.  84>���������Thurlow and Alberni.  418���������Third and Cedar.  413���������Third and A* apis.  414��������� First and Yew.  418���������First and Trafalgar.  416���������Second and Pine.     .  417���������Cornwall and Yew.  418���������Third and Macdonald  418���������First and Balaclava.  481���������Third and Balsam.  488 -Cornwall and Balaam.  431���������Maple and Creetuiau. C.  V.  R.  grant.  818���������Eia-htb and Clark.  813���������Graveley and Park.  814���������Fourth and Park.  818���������Gravelev and Woodland  W8���������Charles and.Clark.  M7��������� Wllliama and Woodland.  Ale���������Parker and Park.  81^������Venab!������t) and Cotton.  881���������Vanablea and Clark.  888- Campbell and llarria.  683���������Harris and  Gore. ,  884���������1'rtor and  Gore.  888���������f'rior and Jackson. ,  888���������Union und Hawkes.  887���������Curl and Grove.  Harris und Woodland.  Second und Park Drive.  881���������William und Park Drive  638���������liisni-rk and Park Drive  833���������Third adn McLean.  841���������Oarl and Keefer.  818���������Keefer and Victoria.  818���������Parker and Victoria.  814���������Williams and Victoria.  818���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  818���������Second and Victoria.  817���������Sixth and Victoria.  8M���������Lakewood   and  Barnsrd.  718���������Tenth and Park.  713���������Twelfth and Clark.  714���������Ninth and Dock.  718���������Twelfth and Scott.  718���������Broadway and  Burns.  717���������Twelfth and Woodland.  .718���������Fourteentn and Park Drive.  818���������Sixteenth  and Sophia.  888���������Twenty-second and Sophia.  833���������Twentieth and Humphrey.  843���������West.  Rd. and Fraser.  847���������Twenty-fourth  and  Fra*������r.  888��������� Twenty-second ������j������d  Marclia.  873���������Fifteenth and Thomas.  .874���������West.  lid.  and  Thorns*.  1818���������Ninth and Yukon.  1813��������� Eleventh and Ontario.  1314���������Tenth and St. George.  1810���������Thirteenth and  Main.  The Bookseller  cellent book on swimmiug  useful one, too.  Customer:    Useful?  The  Bookseller:    Yes, sir;   if ever  you find yourself drowning, you have  first class within one week after the only to turn to pages S8 and 89, and  return of the Secretary from Washington.    This hotel wil be of steel and  there  you  will   find  instructions how  to save yourself.���������Sketch.  1818���������Tenth and Quehee.  1817���������lironclway and Columbia  1818���������Eleventh and Ash.  181S���������Fifteenth and Main.  1384���������-Vancouver General  Uospltai.  1833��������� Broadway and Attn.  1881���������Fourteenth and Manitoba.  1883���������Tenth and Went. Roe.d.  1883���������-Thirteenth r.ml Prince Ed wan.  1884���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1318���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Seventh ftnd Munle.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  131S���������Ninth and Cedar.  1314���������Eleventh nii<i Oak.  11317���������Brai*tlway and Oak.    11318���������Eleventh and Fir.  "This   ������?r  i������ in ex-11318���������Tli-rteenl.h and Hemlock  ims, bir, ifa an ex   13al_v.roudway and Alder.  and a very ��������� 1338���������Twelfth and Cyprus.  13S3���������Tent'.i  enil Arbutus.  1334���������Fourteenth  and  Arhutua.  1348���������R���������Midway and Willow.  1413���������Eleventh and Yew.  141*-���������.Seventh and Balsam.  1414���������-Fifth  and Trafaiear.  3118���������Kamloopx and Ua."tinBa.  2119���������Vowel! and Clinton.  3138���������K.-u.>i> ������_m< Clinton.  8188���������Slocan and Pandora.  3148���������Pnnda< ami  Renfrew.  3358��������� Wiudemere and Pender.  *Mv well ttfsnmd ������e all MftOe  tlaMettfeefef.   ./-..������*������>    ,*���������.-;,*.;  t . v v> i j..v.si  M'  Tlw left dMp* of tto mw #������������������*���������  ���������oot cetftwiMlL wfeldi wet taaaa ***  war*~���������"J'   ~***~w~~*aww*mm*m>*m)    v>^~***w    ^*a*w ~wm*~m*ai*w~W   fW,   v  w^wlff ���������   ***J*9  *^w ,**a*\**a~*}***]m99  ���������Wr,''   m9*a^^nn*\**v?.\  ^rff? w������^PlW*W ,"*t   wlwWfw *0^*n^9   ^w*awama^m^9r  fW    ^***ra^*ma9a^***m*s^yvff    Vr������   *9^w    *^9<^^*l9r    w^  food /wemeo. *W **a f*aiaa~ >i*~a}**  at tee OW and New Teetstneota tre  *nw'***1**W*99W* wf^sf  "'PP   -*4r**F*^* ^W '*" ***     .tTtW  *e*m*. bet ptrlupe the toe* loteien-  |������f toedvetknie * re tim wtodowe oow-  HHriDor8r4iif to* ifteds of treet woieee  et rec#ot Umts. Tbo n*t ** et fofloirs:  Htrj com **4 til p?ty������rfg| w*>  aa**. ���������  Moist Stewtft .4*9 Ul tbt oobie  ertny of nuirryrs.  Christine Koesettl end en swset  fingers.  (Jraco Parting sn4 ������H conreftons  wsidens..  pr. Aik* Marrel ������n<| ������n who bete  Hid dowu rbfir iiree for ttotfr sistsrs.  Carbtrios otsdKtoc* aed ������u toiei  hearted wives.  Kiisabetb Hanvtt Browning sod ell  who bare seen tbe infinite lo things.  Joseph tne Hm lernnd all brave cbern  pious of purity.  Annie Hlnderer and ail wiealoeeff  fHooeers.  Msrmret fJodoirhio end ell who  t>uve kept iheroseives oospotted la a  corniin world.  Aii_fiM Uurdeti-Couits and; ell e<-  ���������noiifi'M of the Kinjr of beatren.  Mother ������.wll������ and all wo������tn tOTtOg  a������d hiriie uvnrted in counsel.  i-:ur.:it������ih Krjr und all pitiful wotteo.  AiiMm joi|M snd all deroted oorsts.  guecn Victoria nnd all noble qoeens.  Udy Margaret Baafort and ell pe-  trooeasee of sacrad iearoing.  Mary ftogar* (stewardeaa of tbe Stella t and ell faithful servant*.  Ann Clougb nod all true teacters.  Mary tV������uiervllle mot all eamaet undents.  Susannah wetley and all devotee)  Bothers.- Presbj teria a.  Oainty tits ef Ntakwtef.  About tbe oewmt tbiug In neckwear  Is tbe white relreteen roller with  equare or oral back: Malsbed at tbe  front with two huge ltutton������ eorered  with tbe velveteen. Caffs are provide*  with tbe collar, but tbey are aold separately. 1 b������*y. too. save tbe buttooa.  One of the daintiest bits of oet-kwear  is tbe flower ixtikle. tbe little blossom*  feeing HtTun^od around a wire tbat  iw|* tlifni lo *h:it������������- A velv������;t rtl)l������oej  threads iiirouvh the boc-kie. and it ta  worn tow down ti round the hottoni of  tbe ftiH-k or at the tor If 'be buckle le  very small. 'I he wtue boeklm ������r������*inte<l  ou ribbons tbut bare long crarsi eod*  nnidbed with indent flowerr'or ts--  sela. Msny of the new silk bow* are  tiniftbed on their mitred or straight  ends wltb tasvets or fringe.  v :ym$m^  x^'?M fi^i-fa  ������i������S  An Intereeting Meeting.  An interesting- meeting between two  blind women poet* occurred recently  when Miss Fanny Crosby, the famous  hymn writer, and Ills* Alice A. Qotmeo  spent a quarter hoar together in Jersey  City. Miss Holme* snd Miss Crosby  were students at tbe N'ew York Institution For tbe Blind when tbey w������re>  glrla. and they discussed school days as  eager It .is if they bad been Vas*ar or  Rry��������� Ma���������- alumnae. Miss Crosby is  adnetT <)<i*������ year* of age nnd h.i������ been  blind sin-p birth Miss Holmes I* a  few yenM younger. She lost ber sight  through sn accident when she wsa  aiae yenra old __ ,       - .. IP  '-V  ^W������'i������i-w*_Wi������i*is* , |H** VwlUUtU  THE WESTERN CALL.  W-8TBMT OAXIu  Issued every Friday at 2408 Westminster Boad, one-half block north of .Broadway.    Phone Fairmont 1140.  Editor, H. H. Stevens; Manager, Geo  A. Odium.  gnbserlption: $1.00 per year, 50 cents  per six months; 25 cents per three  months.       _,_' .   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 of charge.  _^,.|..M-*<"H"M"H"M-������������*������'KH-M������K  %  Table Supply  :: 518 BROADWAY, E.  ���������V'1  '4  ii  lit  ; Friday and Saturday  FOR  - FLOUR Five Roses, sk. $1.85  + Royal Standard 1.80  Royal Household 1.85  Sealof Alberta 1.80  Our Potatoes cannot be  beaten   $1.90 per sack  Best Now Zealand Butter 3 lbs for $1,10  ; OUt ���������tOVTSrON OOUNTEt AL-  ;;     WAYS HAS S0METHW0 TO  TOMrTYWJRAPfCTITE  Nr SintlAT ffl f ffl lltl-  RoastPork    .  Jollied Tongue  Jellied Veal  Home made Headcheese  Home made Sausage  IfitVQQQflWtfMveft  If We have It lt'eQoo4  ItlMMMmilMII   mtxm  mm  STUB  Wf ������������JLjr  Sewing Machine  Washing Machine  Chairs  Pafcy Buggy  TaWes  China, etc.  Large assortment of Bureaus  (928 Commercial Dr.  Phone: Seymour 2877L-  Animals know our  Supplies  Hay* Grain  and Feed  Poultry Supplies of Every Hind  Reasonable Prices Prompt Delivery  Cor. Main & 26th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 1514  McHaffie ft Goodf ellow  PROPRIETORS  Soils Sponged and Pressed  BO eenta  CLEANING \ND REPAIRING  Half Price to students..  737 BROADWAY, WEST  ABRAHAM LINCOLN, A TOTAL ABSTAINER  (Continued from Page 1)  tions shall be withdrawn..  I am a prohibitionist  because prohibition destroys destruction'.  "We must not be satisfied until the public sentiment of this state, and the individual conscience  shall be instructed to look upon the saloonkeeper,  and the liquor seller, with all the license earth can  give him, as'simply and only a privileged malefactor���������criminal. ,  "The real issue in this controversy, the one  pressing upon every mind that gives the subject  careful consideration, is that legalizing the manufacture, sale and use of intoxicating liquors as a  beverage is wrong���������aa all history and every development of the traffic prove it to be���������a moral,  social and politicar wrong."  The liquor dealers of the nation have persistently belied our great temperance apostle and  president by inserting in their advertisements  fake quotations which tend to show his sympathy  with the saloon. To further pro\(e this we -will  quote from the apendix to volume 42, part 8 of  the Congressional Record of the first session of the  sixtieth congress, where the facts as'to Lincoln's  position on this question are given. ''It should be  stated distinctly, squarely and fairly, and repeated often, that Mr. Lincoln was a practical and  total abstinence man���������wrote for it, worked for it,  taught it by precept and example, and when from  a long and varied experience he found that the  greed and selfishness of the liquor dealer and the  saloonkeepers overleaped and disregarded all barriers, and every other restraint taught by the lessons of experience, and that nothing short of the  entire prohibition of the traffic and the saloon  would settle the question, he became an earnest,  unflinching prohibitionist.  "It has been said by those most competent to  judge that Mr. Lincoln surpassed all orators in  eloquence, all diplomats in wisdom, all statesmen  in foresight, and this makes him and his name a  power not to be resisted as a political prohibitionist."  On the morning of the fearful day of his assassination (April 14,1865) Mr. Lincoln in speaking  to Major J. B. Merwin, of St. Louis, Mo., a personal and political friend, said: "After reconstruction, tho next great question will be the overthrow of the liquor traffic."  In a speech prior to this, prophesying the overthrow of the liquor business, he said: "And what  a noble ally this to the cause of political freedom  With such an aid, its march cannot fail to be on  and on, til every ion of earth shall drink in rich  fruition the sorrow quenching drafts of perfect  liberty. Happy day when all appetites controlled,  all pauions subdued, al matter subjugated, mind  -���������all conquering mind���������shall live and move, the  monarch of the world���������Glorious consummation I  Hail fall of t\*x*y\ Reign of reason, all haill"  MOB AWPW  (Continued from pal* D  built. The steamship lines will be operated. The  mines will be worked. Farming operations will  coutiuue. Financial institutions will do their business. Mercantile and industrial pursuits will be  undertaken and prosecuted. .  And these things wjll be continued with or without the aid of our anarchic socialists, the J. W.  W.'s and the senseless trades union people who  imagine that they will not permit others to work,  only as they please. They are not willing for a  Briton to come to Canada. Aud the Briton w  worth a dozen of such noisy vermin. Weil, the  Briton will come. The Teuton will come. The  Scand, the Italian, the Bulgarian, the Galician,  and even tbe Yankee will continue to come in  vast crowds, in spite of the bawling of the senseless strikers, and the noisy whiners of the various  organizations who plan to stop all progress unless  they are in control. ' _      , _     . _   .  The Canadian Northern, the Grand Trunk Pacific, the Canadian Pacific, the Pntih Columbia  Electric, and the other huge and necessary enterprises will proceed with their work; and the  country go forward, even if the dead carcases of  scores of the 5. W. W.'s are to be sepultured in  the process.  Jf the "Whiteman" now here will not work,  then the public, the government, and the best interests of British Columbia will see that foreigners  be permitted to enter in numbers sufficient to  carry on the work. Let me tell the unprincipled,  drunken, debased "whiteman" who is'ready to  destroy everything and everybody in sight, that  the sober, industrious, level-heaed foreigners are  much better citizens from every standpoint than  8re those who are determined on the destruction  of life and property, to suit their passinig whims.  Until these men with diseased brains and perverted hearts are converted to sober sense and  a willingness to labour, they must put up with  the influx of others who will do work that the  vast undertakings of Canada are calling for. Let  all who are interested, know right well that with  or in spite of the wage howlers, our mighty enterprises will be forwarded. _  On behalf of the true and illmg workman, I  urge the Trades Unions to clean out from their  ranks "all who maketh a lie."  VENABLES AND COMMERCIAL STREETS.  An Unreasoning Public���������The B. C. Electric Tramway Co.  Complaints are made against the Electric Railway Company because the corner of Venables and  Commercial Streets is not in good running order.  The fault does not belong to the Tram Company.  But it lies at the door of the grumblying public.  Here is how the matter stands and has stood.  The Tram Company would have had that corner  fixed last year, but it was unable, as it was necessarily waiting for the City Council to purchase  the South West corner, so that a proper curve  could be made.  This very purchase was provided for by the  Council in answer to a strong request made by  the public. The City Council did its best and put  before the Electors* a small By-law to purchase  the ground, the money required therefor being  onlv about $4,000.00. In this way the public did  its best for the time being, the City did its best,  and handed the by-law over to the vote of the  electors. All this time the Tram Company was  waiting to make the curve and connect up with its  But lo, at the last moment the electors turned  down the little by-law, and so the City was unable to purchase the corner, and the Company  had to delay, much to its own-discomfort as well  as to the discomfort of the public itself. But let  it be understood that the grumbling public that  turned down tha small money grant is the body  that is accountable for the delay.  The delay has caused inconvenience, but neither  the City Council, nor the Engineering department,  nor the Company is to be blamed. The big, unreasoning, grumbling public alone must carry the  blame.  SAID ABOUT THE BIBLE.  Here are some tributes of great and wise men  to the Book of Books: - .  My own experience is that the Bible is dull  when I am dull.���������Horace Bushnell.  The Bible is a window in this prison-world  through which we may look into eternity.���������Timothy Dwight.  If we read the Bible aright, we read a book  which teaches us to go forth and do the work of  the Lord.���������Theodore Roosevelt.  The best evidence of the Bible's being the word  of God is to be found between its covers. It  proves itself.���������Charles Hodge.  The sacred Scriptures* teach us the best way of  living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most  comfortable way of dying.���������Flavel.  Take all of this Book upon reason that you  can and the balance on faith, and you will live  and die a better man.���������Abraham Lincoln..  Only a slight acquaintance with the Bible shows  that nothing is there revealed to us which cannot be transmuted into life.���������H. G. Weston.  The reason why we. find so many dark places  in the Bible is, for the most part, because there  are so many dark places in our hearts.���������A. Thol-  nek.  What other book besides the Bible could be  heard in public essemblies from year to year,  with an attention that never tires, and an interest that never cloys t���������Robert Hall.  The English Bible-ra book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would  alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.���������T. B. Macaulay.  If there be anything in my style or thought to  be commended, the credit is due to my kind parents in instilling into my mind an early love of  the Scriptures.���������Daniel Webster.  People often say they cannot speak or say much  in meeting. No wonder they have nothing to say  who daily read twenty columns of newspaper to  one Iquare inch of Bible.���������H. L. Hastings.  Whatever I have done in my life has simply  been due to the fact that when I was a child my  mother daily, read with me a part of the Bible,  and daily maed me learn a part of it by heart.���������  Buskin. ,. ���������  The Bible is God's chart for you- to steer by,  to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to  show you where the harbor is, and how to reach  it without running on rocks or bars.���������H. W. Bee-  cber.    :[  J am heartily glad to witness your veneration for  a B^k which, to say nothing of its holiness or  authority, contains more specimens of genius and  taste than any other volume in existence.���������W. S.  Lnndor.  Do you know a >ook that you are willing to  put under your head for a pillow when you lie  dying? Very well; that is the book you want to  study while you are living. There is but one  such book in tbe world.���������Joseph Cook.  Many books in tny library are now behind  and beneath me. They were good in their way  once, and so were the clothes I wore when J was  ten years old; but I have outgrown them. Nobody ever outgrows Scripture'; the book widens  and deepens with our years.���������C. H. Spurgeon.  In the Bible there is more that finds me than I  have experienced in all other books put together;  the words of the Bible find me at greater depths  of my being; and whatever finds me brings with  it an irresistible evidence of its having proceeded from the Holy Spirit.���������S. T. Coleridge.  Young man, my advice to you is that you cultivate an acquaintance with and a firm- belief in  the Holy Scriptures, for this is your certain interest. I think Christ's system of morals and  religion, as he left them with us, the best the  world ever saw-or is likely to see.���������Benjamin  Franklin.  < ���������1..Im|i.M"1"1"M''M'������'������I"1' H 1 VI Ml m| i|. l |.������  ****  No Delivery  ***<-******4~l-****4****\  *1  No Credit  Phone: Fairmont 621  W8 glvt/Mtfce benefit ef all eipanse af  delivery  and fesele  keeping  OUR SPECIALTY  Tha boat QuaMty for tho Lo\*aat Prtoo Poaalhlo  Spoolal This Week  MEAT  Pea Lb.  Legs and loins Pork - - - 20c  Lege and loins Yearling Lamb 20c  Sirloin Steak ----- 20e  Prime Roll Roaat     -  -   18c-20c  Fresh Halibut  Fresh Salmon  Fresh Sole    -  Feb Lb.  Sirloin Roast - .... 20c  Choice Corn Beef 2 lbs. for 25c  Good Lard - - 2 lbs. for 25c  Fresh Eggs    ....  30c dot.  Brookfield New Zealand Butter 40c  FI8H .  - -   -   ���������   10c    [    Fresh Cod     ......   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Phone: Pair. 1243  Residence Phone:  Fairmont 229 R  WW  CtEVEUVNP BICYCLES  Agents: WRRY BROS., 6)2 Hastings St. Past   a*~AIE8 ANP OVEBrUUUNQ A g������eCft������lTYV  . ** HIM M ****************   4*****4***4*"* 11 HI HI! HH  ��������� ������  IT IS MOW BWS8BI5D.  ������' ���������  Give���������as the morning that flows out of heaven,  Give���������as the waves when their channel is riven,  Give���������as the free air and sunshine are given;  Lavishly, j^vfully, utterly give.  Not the waste drops from thy cup overflowing,  Not a faint spark from thy hearth ever glowing,  Not a pale bud from thy June roses blowing,  Give as He gave thee, who gave thee,to live.  Pour out thy heart, like the rush of a river,  Wasting its ��������� waters forever and ever  O'er the burnt sands that reward not the giver,  Silent or songful thou nearest the sea.  Pour out thy life as the summer shower pouring,  What if no bird through the pearl rain is soaring,  What if no blossom looks upward adoring,  Look to the Life that was lavished for thee!  Thus the wild wind strews its perfumed caresses,  Evil and thankless the desert it blesses,  Bitter the wave that its soft pinion presses���������  Never it ceaseth to whisper and sing.  What if the hard heart gives thorns for thy roses,  What if on rocks thy tired body reposes,  Sweetest is music with minor-keyed closes,   .  Fairest the vines upon ruins which cling.  Soon will the days of thy giving be over���������  Ere from the grass dies the bee-haunted clover,  Thou wilt have vanished from friend and from 0  lover;  Why will thy longing avail in the grave ?  Give as the heart gives, whose fetters are breaking  Life, love and hope, all thy dreams and thy waking  Soon at Life's River thy soul-fever slaking,  Thou shalt know God, and the Gift that he gave!  The prayer that begins with trustfulness, and  passes on into waiting, will always end in thankfulness, triumph and praise.���������A. Maclaren..  Eggs anil ii  Chickens;:  That lay Eggs and produce Chickens.  Several varieties.  Eggs  &  New arrivals of Fresh  Eggs from Egg-Land  daily.  *,  For Prices of Fowls and Eggs  Enquire  1710Grant St.   1037 Victoria Dr.  Vh-MHMMI IU I'l MI M I<t** ***** *** 11 M 1 H Ml U-Hlt Ht" I  T^s���������*>spK,������r,_-:'j-  - /^fes*Sr:?*^s_~.-.;-Jti-:������K^r."X2:~.^ly-/ THE WESTERN CALL.  ************************* >  The BOYS';!  Brigade  THE TEMPERANCE  DECLARATION  OF PRESIDENTS.  THE HOUSEHOLD.  i          **************************  5th Vancouver Company.  Thursday, 28th /March, was a blue--  ribbon day for the boys..of St. Paul's  Presbyterian Church, as on that date  the much spoken of inspection of the  5th Vancouver Coy. Boys' Brigade  look place.  A large number of friends turned  out to Judge for themselves the value  of the work the Brigade was doing.  Capt Q. H. Botham, of tbe 13th Middlesex V. B., and one time Inspector  ot Cadets for the Duke of Teck, acted  as Inspecting Officer, with Capt W.  B. Fleming of the 4th Vancouver B. B.  as bie aide. After a minute Inspection  of the uniform by the Inspecting Officer, and a few introductory remarks  by the Chaplain', the boys under the  command of Lieut. Fiddes started  upon their night's work, which Included military drill, figure marching,  free gymnastic*, lantern drill, wand  drill, parallel bars, and high leap competition. The various items called  forth oud applause from the spectators, as they were done with an enthusiasm and accuracy, that would  nave been, hard to beat, ami in a  manner that reflected great credit on  the boys and their officers.  After Jhe presentation of prites  Capt Botham gave his report He  said, that he had had considerable experience of boys' movements ln other  parts of the world, but he could honestly say that he had never seen such  work as he had witnessed that night.  He had never seen so much energy  turned to such good purpose in one  night before. The drill ot the boys  was done with splendid precision and  accuracy, their equipment was clean  and smartly worn, and1 their gymnastic exercises exceedingly, well performed. He heartily congratulated the  boys and officers on the result of their  labours.  The Chaplain then called on Capt  Henderson for his report. Capt Henderson pointed out that what had been  sees tbat night was but' one side of  the Brigade work, and that every Sunday morning a Bible otass was held  at which the boys ***** the papers  with undoubted success. The Company, he said, showed sn attendance  at both drill and Bible class of 96.4%,  which he considered, moat creditable.  The Chaplain in closing said that the  Brigade had met with a good Ueal of  opposition at first, but alter what bad  been seen that night that not only  should the company be proud of Its  work, but the church should he proud  of its company, as it was undoubtedly  handling In a manner unequalled, the  greatest problem of Canada, How to  get Hold of the Boy.  The prize list was as follows: Squad  Medal, won by Squad 3, under Serg.  Harry Tarlton.    Gymnastics���������Senior. f   Pte., Archie   McKlnnon* Watch Fob, goods about the streets like milk and  presented by Mr. O. H. Msben.)   Jiin  The Western Christian Advocate  has been digging down into its own  archives and hss resurrected the following temperance . pronunciamento,  Which it printed August 14, 1861, over  fifty years ago:  "It appears t hat the Hon. Edward  C. Delavan of- South Ballstown, N. Y.,  and at one time secretary of state for  New York, had taken ifeupon himself  to secure the signatures of the different presidents of the United States,  that had served during his lifetime, to;or  the following document:  " 'Being satisfied from observation  and experience, as well as from medical testimony, that ardent spirits, as  a drink, Is not only needless, but harmful; and that the entire disuBe of it  would tend to promote the health, the  virtue, and happiness of tbe community; we hereby express our conviction  that should the citizens of the United  States, and especially all young men.  discontinue entirely the use of it, they  would not only promote their own personal benefit, but the good of the country and the world.  " 'James Madison,  " 'John Quincy Adams,  " 'Andrew Jackson,  " 'Martin Van Buren,  ���������'    '"John Tyler.  " 'James K. Polk,  "'Zachary Taylor,  '"Millard Fillmore,,  "'Franklin Pierce,  "'James Buchanan,  " 'Abraham Lincoln.'  "It is a matter of great regret." saVB  the Western, "that Mr. Delavan had no  successor to secure the signatures of  our later presidents, and thus have an  unbroken chain of evidence againstthe  arch-foe of the human race."  We agree to that, especially in view  of the tact that our later presidents  have seemed so loath to refer to the  subject of temperance in any way.  Not a man among them has ever  touched the question in a public message, though every man among them  has touched upon questions far less  important.  TEMPERANCE.  If a sprig of parsley dipped in vinegar is eaten after an onion, no unpleasant odor from the breath can be  detected.  - A teaspoonful of lemon juice to a  quart of water will make rice very  white, and keep the grains separate  when boiled.  When . finely-chopped' -nuts are  needed for cakes, salads for sandwiches, run the nuts through the  mincing machine.  To prevent salad dressing, custard  cake  filling   from   curdling,   beat  quickly for five minutes or more with  a-wire egg beater.  The odor from the burning kerosene lamp or lantern is as disagreeable as It Is unbealthful. It is said  that a tablespoon of vinegar put into  the lamp after it Is filled with the oil  will prevent the smoke and odor,  and will also make the light clearer.  Some housekeepers claim that if the  wicks are boiled in strong hot vinegar before they are used most of the  disagreeable odor will be. prevented.  Creamed Apple Pie:���������The use of  cream In making apple pie is a novelty, but It gives a delicious bit of  pastry. The pie must not be baked  too fast or the cream will curdle.  Line the pie plate with crust, fill with  sliced tart apples, .sift a tablespoon  of flour over them, add sugar to taste,  pour, a cup of rich cream over and  sprinkle with a little grated nutmeg.  Bake in a moderate oven until the  apples arcj done.  To preserve orange peel, steep the  peels Id salt and water for some time  then lift them out and put them ou  in fresh water, watch them reboil,  then draw the pan to" the side of the  stove and let it simmer gently until  they are soft enough to be pierced  easily with the head of a pin. Now  boll one pound of loaf sugar.In about  half a I'int of water for five minutes,  then pour this over the peel and let it  strain off the syrup, bring it just to the  boil, then lay hr th* peel, and let it all  boll gently together till, the peel looks  clear, when you lift It out, spread It  out on a dish to cool, dusting it well  with sugar, and leave it till perfectly  dry. when it can be put away in airtight tins.   .  REPORT OF MEETING OF THE  Ws   Ma   Oa  The W. M. S. of Robson Memorial  Church, held their regular meeting,  Thursday, March 28. Owing to the Illness of the Pres. Mrs. R. Lund, Mrs.  (Rev.) Thos. Green lead the meeting.  Arrangements were made for the an  nual meeting to be held April 25th..  when the books close for tbe year.  Mr. Kemp was appointed delegate to  ���������the Branch meeting to be held In Vic  torla in May.  The "Canada Monthly," published  by Vanderhoof-Gunn Company, Ltd.,  Winnipeg, Man., Is now a regular visitor in the homes of many readers of  "The Western Call." Subscribers to  the above mentioned magazine who  do not get It regularly will oblige the  publishers by notifying them promptly. They will spare neither labor or  expense to please their patrons.  A GOOD CONFESSION.  ���������HIHHIHMMHMimiff  The man or the saloon���������which shall,  it be Intelligence is challenging and  must answer. We cannot be the advocates, the friends of both.���������Bishop  Wilson.  The people of West Virginia at the  general election In 1912 will vote on  a constitutional amendment prohibiting the manufacture and sale of  stand thus covered for a week. Now  Intoxicating liquors, as a result of the  legislative vote of 23 to 7. In the senate and 70 to 9 in the house of delegates. If adopted, the amendment goes  Into effect July 1,1914.  Mayor DaynoriBt New Ylrk declares  that nowhere is the law against Sunday liquor selling enforced so thoroughly as in New York. "Never was  the traffic In liquor ln this city  stopped Until I became mayor," he  says. "I have stopped it absolutely. I  will give you f 10 for evidence ot traffic ln liquor on Sunday In any barroom." But when some preachers  found violations of the Sunday law and  claimed  the  money.  Mayor  Gsynor  "hedged." . ���������'.,._  The new liquor law passed by the  Indiana legislature, displacing the  county option law and making smaller  units, seems to be exactly what the  brewers wanted. It has been heralded  as a "model license law," but the  American Issue says: "It Is as full  of holes as a seive, and It seems that  under Its provisions the liquor Interests can do what they please. It makes  a liquor license a perpetual franchise,  permits wholesalers to huckster their  YOUR MI88I0N.  lor, Pte., Robert Oke. (Watch Fob,  presented by Meut Fiddes). Essay.  Compt Senior, Pte., L. Edge, Junior,  Pte. Harry Tborley, Spooks, presented  by Mr. snd Mrs. R. h. Lalhg). Progress Prize, 8erg. A. Bates, (presented  by Capt. Henderson). Best all round  boy, Col-8erg. W. Pettit, (medal presented by Capt W. B. Fleming). Best  all round Private, Pte., Archie McKlnnon. High leap, Senior, Pte., J.  Woosnam, Junior Pte., Angus McKlnnon.  The prizes were gracefully presented by Miss M. Montgomery and tbe  accompaniments were tastefully played by Miss A. McCormlck, who has  given her untiring services as pianist  to the B. B. during tbe year.  vegetables and is one ot the greatest  monstrosities which the advocates of  tbe licensed saloon have been able to  produce."  ���������  Talk   happiness;   the   world   is   sad  enough  Without your woes. JSo path Is wholly  rough;  Look for places that are smooth and  ���������. /��������� clear  And speak of those to rest tbe weary  Of earth, bo hurt by one continuous  strain  Of human  discontent and  grief and  pain.  the world ia   better off  Ignorance   and    morbid  the  Talk faith;  without  Your   utter  doubt.  If you have faith In God or man or  self.  Say so.   if not, push hack upon  ���������   ''shelf-   ���������  Of silence all your thoughts, till faith  shall come;  No one will grieve because your lips  are dumb.  Talk health; the dreary, uever changing tale  Of fatal maladies is worn and stale.  You cannot charm, nor Interest, nor  tklpflflA  By harping on that minor chord���������disease.  Say you are well and all la well with  you.  And God   will hear   your words and  make your answer true.  WHAT THE BIRD'S CQO SAID-  I held a wee bird's egg up to my ear,  To hear what It might say;  And these are. the words It whispered  to me,  As close to my ear It lay:  Frederick William Faber, D. D., was  a Roman Catholic priest, born ln Eng  land, June 28, 1815, and died in 1863.  He was a man of deep piety. Tbe  following poem describes his conversion: :  The chains that have bound me are  flung to the wind,  By the mercy of God the poor slave  is set free; ,  And   the   strong   grace   of   heaven  breathes fresh o'er my mind,  Llkei the bright winds  of  summer  V:    that gladdened the sea.  There was naught in God's world half  so dark or so vile,  As the sin and the bondage that fet-  .   tered my soul;  There was naught half so base as the  malice and guile  Of   my   own   sordid   passions, or  Satin's control.  For years I have borne about hell lu  my breast;  When I thought of my God It was  nothing but gloom;  Day brought me no   pleasure,   night  gave me no rest  There was'still the grim shadow of  '    horrible doom.  I_ seemed as   If  nothing  less   likely  could be  Than that light should break ln on  a dungeon so deep;  To create a new world were less hard  than to free  The slave from his bondage, the soul  -s-   from Its sleep.  But the word has gone forth, and said,  let there be light.  And It flashed through my soul like  a sharp-passing smart  One look from my Saviour, and all the  dark night,,  I   Like  a dream scarce  remembered  was gone from my heart  I cried out for mercy, and fell on my  knees.  And confessed, while my heart with  keen anguish was wrung;  'Twos the labor of minutes, and years  vV of disease  sfeH as-fast front my soul as the  words from my tongue.  And now, blest be God and the dear  Lord tbat died!  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Following is the list of fairs:  Arrow Lakes���������October 4-5.  Alberni���������September 18.  Armstrong���������October 16-17.  Burqultlam���������September 28.  Bella Coola���������October 30.  Cowlchan���������September 20-21.  Comox���������October 3.  Coquitlam���������September 21.  Chilliwack���������September 19-20.  Central Park���������September 12-13.  Cranbrook���������September 18-19.  Delta���������September 20-21.  Grand Forks���������Sept. 26-27.   -  Greenwood���������September 30.  Golden���������September 24-25.  Islands���������September 18.  Kent���������September 12-13.  Kamloops���������September 18-20.  Kelowna���������September 26-27.  Kaslo���������October 15.  Langley���������September 25.  Mission���������September 24-25.  Maple Ridge���������Sept. 25-26.  Matsqui���������September 26-27.  Nanaimo���������September 17-19.  N. and S. Saanlch���������Oct. 4-5.  Nicola���������September 25.  North Vancouver���������Sept 7.  New Westminster���������Oct. 4-5.  Nelson���������September 23-25.  New Denver���������October 2. /-  Penticton���������September _������  Revelstoke���������October 8-10.  Richmond���������September 25-26.  Shawnigan���������September 18.  Salmon Arm���������Sept. 27, 28.  Summerland���������October 30, 31.  Surrey���������September 24.  Trail���������September 25-26.  Vernon���������October. 23, 24.  Vancouver���������August 10-17.  Windermere���������Sept. 20-2L  Victoria,    (provincial     exhibition-  September 24-28.  "J  the sharp  frail  little  this  shell  RESOLUTIONS.  am shaping now  beak,  Tbat   will   peck  through;  I am fashioning now the swift little  wings  Tbat will 'set me free In the blue.  "I will clothe my neck and back and  breast  With plumage glossy and gay;  1 will dart through the wood and fill  It with song.  In an endless roundelay.  "I will find my mate, and a nest we  will build.  And guard It by day and night;  Our love will live In other wee birds.  And our hearts overflow with delight.  "In spring we shall come on the first  balmy winds,  ,And fill your summer with joy;  With autumn's chill breath we  shall  flit away,  As the southland our lodgings decoy."  "Can you do all,this, O frail, foolish  egg,  Inert in my hand as a clod?"  "I can do It all," the wee egg said.  'I can do it, I and God."  ���������Continent.  THISJtS  .\  ���������k ",>  _������L'' ���������' ���������'���������;" ���������, ������������������y:*aammmmmmmam,:-:y  4ff  ������. ,  II-Tin  ��������� ,* in'',  }/#  y yf&*  \ It will pay you to come an4 see our i \  Stock of  A certain skeptic was contending  before a minister that the work of the  Creator was manifestly imperfect.  "Have you not yourself," he asked,  "noted defects in the human organism, for instance, and thought of better contrivances?" To his delight  there was a frank reply: "Why, yes,  I really think I have." "In what respect?" "Why," drawled the parson,  "you see when I want to shut anything disagreeable from my sight, I  can draw down my eyelids, and it's  all done; but, unfortunately, such ie  not the case with disagreeable sounds,  as I haven't any flaps to my ears."  Free conversation ceased at about  that point.���������Christian Sintinel.  Couldst thou in vision see  Thyself the man God meant;  Thou never more wouldst be  The man tfeou art���������content.  ���������Ralph Waldo Emerson.  1.   I will not speak evil of any one.  g.   I will not criticize any person  against whom I am prejudiced.  3. 1 will restrain my tongue when  I am angry.  4. I will be silent when 1 know  there is danger or being misunderstood-  5. f will withhold my words when  I have a doubt aa to my motive in  6. l will not be a "tale-bearer." I  will not tell or repeat anything that  will make unkind feelings between  people, or that will create prejudice.  7. I will try not to bear unkind or  wrong things, and will do all In my  power to discourage those who indulge  in unkind words. ...  8. I will cultivate a habit ot placing  a charitable construction upon the  words and conduct of my fellows.  9. 1 will do all in my power to help  the weak, the erring, and the distressed.  !    10.   I   will cultivate  kindliness   ot  , thought and expression in all my relations In life.  12. Believing that every one ha������  some good quality or qualities, I will  look for the good and emulate tt; and  when I find evil. I will pray that its  possessor may be delivered from Its  power.  13. In all things I will aspire to  "walk in the Spirit." that 1 may not  "fulfill the lusts of the flesh."���������The  Interior.  Both that which is best and that  which Is worst in our civilization are  found in the city. There is the greatest wealth, and there is the direct  poverty. There are the highest character and culture, and there is the  deepest degradation. There is the  most aggressive Christianity, and  there is" the greatest and most revolting iniquity. It is in the city that life  is most strenuous, and especially in  the American city that men do with  their might what their hands find to  do, whether they put their bands to  good or to evil.���������Rev. Josiah Strong.  Reach up as far as you can, and  God will reach down all the rest of the  way���������John H. Vincent.  The queen of Holland, when only  fourteen   years   of  age,  desiring  to  speak to her  mother,  knocked,  not,  perhaps in the most dignified fashion,  at the door of the room in which the  queen regent was engaged.    "Who is  there?"  "It is the queen of Holland."  "Then you must not enter."  At this rebuff the little queen suddenly changed her tactics, and softening her tones, said, winningly:  "Mamma, it ie your own little daugh-  ten, who loves you and would like to  kiss you." .  "You may come."���������Baptist.  Spring  PAPERS from 5c per roftttp.  I^ATWEJIETOS from $15.W up;  J. W. BERESFQRP  1725 PARK PWVe P*fONE: StJymow ������7������5 -  )*** I * | Htj'M ������������l H' 1111II11   ********************* * * 4 **  ****** i mm n i H"H"M"K"������������ i .I ** niin it * 11 h '**+** i ������������������������  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  THE OON c^ctowSn  ICE CREAM PARLOR * SALTER*  8848 main 81. 88o1oro from Uth ������r.  Note the Clas* ol Oood* Wc 5cll  Richmond Dairy Ice Cream.  Woman's Bakery Bread and Confectionery.  Cadbury'8 and Ganong's Fancy Chocolates.  AU KlnoH of Stationary.  Everything in Cigars, Tobaccos and Cigarettes.  ������ * ** * * * H.������4"M"M"E ���������������!' ** M"l"H"f   ******* 1 M l****l<**********4  WALL  Used as a substitute for lath and plfster has  more than justified its pretentions. The best of  all is "UTILITY" Board which can be either  painted, kalsomined or papered; and costs less  than 4 cents per foot for quantities. " WANDA "  Board is the best of the wood fibre productions  and costs 3 cents per foot.  Send for samples and sizes to  W. C. THOMSON & CO.  319 Pender St,W.   Phone Sey. 3394 ilfpplp^  *aam  W-  THE WESTERN CALL.  * ������^^4.**.������^iV-*.--*******-.*4.***'**    ������_^������*-.*4  A 'CROSS COUNTER TALK    11  DESTRUCTION OF DANGEROUS  INSECTS   IS   NOW   ASSURED.  Well Known Foreign Scientist Solves  Problem   Whereby  Two   Thirds  of  Canada's   Yield   Crops   Now   Destroyed   May   Be   Saved���������Plans  For All Red Wireless System  by   Marconi   Company   and  British Government. Meet  With   Approval.  Customer:   "What constitutes good paint?"       ������  Dealer:   "Good paint depends on the materials'' used, the pro*  cesses of manufacture, and the skill of the paint maker���������no more,  no less. v  "Shtrwin-HWIiami Paint. Pnpand, is good paint���������the best paint,  in fact, that can be made. No care or detail is lacking in its man-  ufacture. The materials employed are of the highest quality and  arc properly put together by experienced paint maters. The  linseed oil���������tbe vital part of paint���������used inf. W.P. is made especially  by The S-W. Co. in their own mill. The pigments are selected  with greatest care and scrupulously tested. The tinting colors are  products of the Company's own dry color works. And the mills  used for grinding and mixing are designed and made in the machine  shops of the Company. They embody the most advanced ideas in paint  mating. With sue. high quality materials, such care aad attention*  S.W.P, murtbt aad r/jW paint all the waythteogh." ., . ,  .  IE.  \ .Cor. Main Str. and  i1  tt  PHONE: Fairmont 899  BRANCH STORE: Corner Miles and Fraser Avenues  ************************** **************************  4***i***t***i*f*****>i*****   **********4***4'*****I��������� ****  i   ,-'   For good values in  R^r\t ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  4r  Call on  ITRIJUftfcJg & NORRis;  Cor, Broadway and Westminster Road  ,** * 4* ** ****************>'������������������* 4 * *<* I *** '** *** * * ***********  I*** |||������ *4 ** ** * * *.******* ������ ��������� * ***** ***** **************  Use stave  *  Those Industries are Better  Jn ultimate results which use our electric  power service, l^e factories or office buildings which operate'private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ��������� more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation.   See us for particulars  and rates.  < ���������  < >  i Western Canada Power Company,  LIMITED     , f  : rhwii Seynw 4770      603-610 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  P. O. BOX 1418. VANCOUVER, B. C. |  *********4>************->i-'>* &******<">**********>Y* ****  (From Our Own Correspondent).  Montreal, March 12.���������It Is estimated  by the Departments of Agriculture of  both Canada and the United States  that at least two thirds of the productivity of cultivated areas is lost by  the depredations of worms, bugs, maggots and similar Insects. That is to  say, when a field Is cultivated In the  ordinary way, the value of the ultimate crop is only one third of what  It might be were the incursions Of insects obliterated;  In   Canada   especially,  and   in   the  more recently populated districts most I  particularly, the scourge of these little I  enemies has caused so much discus- j  sion and comment that of late years  scientists  of   European  and   international  reputation have been devoting  much time and energy ln an endeavor  to find a remedy.    The Government  has spent money lavishly in making  experiments with various methods of  preventing Iosb. Agricultural societies,  independent farmers and orchardlsts,  private philanthropic persons, have  scoured the world for a cure for these  pests. Up to the present; although  many have been tried, not one method  of treatment has succeeded. Paris  green, samT" and kerosene, carbolic  acid,, mineral and,organic fertilizers,  bisuiphid of carbon, poisons and repel-  lants of all makes and descriptions  have been used and failed. That is to  say, although in certain instances the  nuisances seemed to abate for the  time being, they never have been absolutely exterminated by any method  generally employed.  About two years ago the attention  of a well known foreign scientist was  called to conditions existing in this  country. By personal Inspection and  investigation he found that Canada  and the United States, two naturally  excellent countries for producing large  crops, were losing millions of dollars'  a season by so called crop failures.  Blight was spoken of freely. The invasion, of certain Insect enemies to  growing crops was referred to indefinitely. He went out Into the fields and  studied the question first hand with  nature. He found, as he expected,  that insect life in the new countries  was stronger than in the older and  longer cultivated countries of Europe.  To the layman this seems surprising.  But it is easily understood when one  recals that game in a forest undisturbed by the hand of man grows to  greater strength and numbers than  in territory surrounded by elvilization.  .After studying the question at first  hand this chemist, whose name is  withheld for the present, set to work  to find the. remedy. He has found it.  The fact has been undeniably proven.  Experiments have been made in the  United States, which absolutely prove  that the day of these pests Is done.  Naturally his method Is a secret. It is  known, however, that it consists of  treating the ground before planting,  probably a month before. Not only  are the insects wholly destroyed but  the eggs may be found under a microscope wholly exploded and scarred.  By this method, too, the ground becomes beautifully fertilized, and in every instance has yielded a record crop.  When the weather becomes milder,  shortly before the time for spring  planting, experiments are to be made  before agriculturalists in Canada. The  treatment is efficacious for- the ex  termination of cut worms, potato bugs,  corn worms, red lice, linseed worms  and all kinds and natures of pests that  destroy growing vegetables, fruit, field  crops and so on.  COMMERCIAL TELEGRAPH 8TATI0N8 CONSTRUCTED BY MARCONI* WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO. LTD,  , AND IN OPERATION  Details of the proposed arrangements between the Imperial Govern*  went and the Canadian Marconi /Company for an "All Red" wireless ays-  tern to encircle the British Empire, a  Kcheme which eventually will embrace the whole world, have been received by Mr. A. F. fteocb, secretary-  treasurer of the Canadian Marconi  Company, Limited, here. -i   ;  . The plan embraces nigh power stations at various strategic points within the Empire by which messages can  be taken and forwarded, so that the  BritiBtf Empire will eventually become independent of cables. The Importance of this plan Is very great, as  it would mean that in case of war  with any power the British authorities would be able to go ahead with  their planB whether the cables were  cut or .not, and could keep In close  communication with the fleet anywhere between London and Hongkong.  While  this  arrangement,  has   been  entered into by the government'as an  Imperial move, something similar to  the All Bed Route project, the stations will, of course, be used for general commercial purposes, and it is  anticipated that this wide extension  of the wirelesB system will result in  aA considerable cheapening of long  distance communication. It is expected that the establishment ot this  chain of main long distance Btatlons  will result in the installation of a1  number of smaller ones, which will  act as feeders, so that every colony  which has one of these stations will  he brought Into wireless, connection  with a radius of two or three thousand miles, and with other parts of  the Empire through the main sending  stations. Incidentally, it is expected  that it will mean a great reduction  in rates to some of tbe colonies, aa  some of them have now to be reached  by cables over a very roundabout  route, which means great expense.  r,,or instance, the  present cable rate  between Great Britain and British  Guiana is fl.75 per word, while by  wireless It Is expected to bring it  down to 25 cents.  But while the Bcheme has big com*  mercial possibilities, it is from an Imperial point of view tbat the governments have taken It up. It is considered that the value of .such an Inter-  Empire wireless chain can hardly be  overestimated, since by it not only  will the Imperial Government secure  cheaper and quicker communication  with the colonial governments, but tt  will obtain a more speedy and reliable communication, with the fleet. All  the vessels are equipped with 'wireless, and in this way the warships on  the Pacific will be brought within almost as close touch with the Admiralty as the fleet sailing in home water*; and as these messages are all  sent by secret code they would be of  little use to possible hoBtlle powers,  even If picked out of the air by other  wireless systems.  ITATI0N8 TO BE IMMEDIATELY C0N8TRUCTE0 BY MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELE������RAPH CO. 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Remember every kindness done  To you, v/hae'er its measure;  Remember praise  Dy others won  And pass it on  with  pleasure;  Remember every promise made,  And keep it to the letter;  Remember those who lend you aid.  And be a grateful debtor.  Remember all the happiness  That comes your way in living:  Forget each worry and distress,  Be hopeful and forgiving;  Remember   good,   remember   truth,  Remember heaven's above you,  And you will find, through age and  youth,  True joys and hearts to love you.  ���������Priscilla    Leonard,    in   Religious  Telescope.  \    Little Carl (in the forest)���������Father,  11 can hear the cuckoo, but I cannot  see any clock.  When you want real nice  CAKE  Something; you will enjoy, call at  DAVIDSON'S BAKERY  1126 Commercial   Drive  We Can Please You  Wedding,   Birthday and Party  Cakes made to Order.  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THESE NERVES emanate, on mch  side of tho spinal cord, through semi  circular grooves which are subject to  strain, often producing pressure  upon the nerves, thus Interfering wltb  the transmission of this vital energy  THUS THE SUBLUXATION (slight  displacement) Is the cause of bad effects or disease at the end ot the  nerve. .-.',.. v  A CHIROPRACTOR locates and adjusts (by hand) the displacement within the spinal column of the human  body. When an adjustment Is properly made, there will he 100 per cent,  of transmission and 100 per; cent of  expression of life, which Is PERFtCT  H*A|.TH.  Ernest Shaw, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic.)  250 22nd Ave. East.  Consultation  Free   from   1:30 to f  daily  (Sundays excepted).  &ORPER TAILOR  BEST OU) COUNTRY  m.ue se������Qi= ������trafaloarm  Just Arrived.  Suits made to measure $22.00  CEPAR COTTAGE  ���������Right where the car stops.  PARISIAN RYE W0RP  Suits'Sponged and Pressed 50c  Ladies' and Gents' Tailoring  4109 OB04OW4Y, W99T  Work called for snd returned.  t  ... TRx ..  "\  11 Vernon  Hay, Grain, Feed and  Poultry Supplies  Diamond Chick Pood  Pratt's Egg Producer  Lawn Seed  Prompt Delivery  Courteous Treatment  * Phone: Fair. 186  2471 WESTMINSTER RD.  ^  Cor. Broadway  J  Repairs  Bicycles, Baby Buggies,  Lawn Mowers, Electric Irons  etc., repaired.  Saws Filed  Fairmont Repair Shop  John Waybrant, Prop.  COR. Sth AVE aad WESTMINSTER RD, THE WESTERN CALL.  A TENDERFOOT'S WOOING  -  ��������� BT ���������  CLIVE   PHIUrUIPPS   WCMUIJEY  (AUTHOR OP "GOLD, GOLD IN CARIBOO," ETC)  1  Supplied Exclusively In Canada by The British A Colonial Press Service,  Limited.  <  " There had been teaTS InThe night;  tears, confession and penitence, and  between the two women there waa  peace again, but there waa no peace  for Anstruther. With Jim before her.  Kitty had been a small, angel to bis  rival, but Jim had gone at early dawn;  there were no longer and loud men's  voices about the corrals. The quiet  of the place Invited meditation, and  the more Kitty meditated the less she  lould find to justify her attitude to  Jim Combe, and the less she saw to  admire in the man she had induced to  stay behind. Indeed all her own small  sins took a bodily form, and called  themselves Frank Anstruther. As he  smoked his last cigarette before turn-  4ng hV'that gentleman had come tq, a.  decision. He waa quite sore then that  the only woman fit to succeed but  mother at Bilbury Park waa the giji  he had, been singing to, and h������ had  decided;'that he .would put his fortunes  to the test before he was a day older.  Kitty Would not say "no" to him. of  that he felt sure. She was not one of  those woman who would willingly  spend all their lives In an humdrum  Canadian ranch.  But though he suffered without pro-  tost, aa a man must, by midday Frank  found himself wondering whether after  all a world without women would be so  utterly unendurable.  As for Mrs. Rolt, she had privately  Towed'that her favorite should nave a  fair chance, and that to prevent poaching in his absence, she would haunt  tho two young people like their shadow  until Jim's return.  No self-constituted duenna ever  found her duties less exacting than did  Mrs. Rolt; no pair of reputed lovers  leas anxious to be alone than Kitty and  .Frank.   -..-.��������� ���������  Indeed, In such a pitch of misery was  that unfortunate young man reduced  before evening, that Mrs. Rolt found  herself trying to make some amends  to him: for the girl's perverse temper.  In her heart she began to hate  "young people." Without them there  had been peace at the.ranch, whereas  now It was almost as bad af being in  love again herself.  But this thought brought a smile to  her sweet face. There had never been  any rival In her case to big Dick Rolt  She scarcely thought the man existed  who could have been.      ,  The- night after JlinV departure  there was no music at the ranch,'and  the music next morning was neither of  man's making nor to hi* liking. For  days past the great red "Hereford*"  had been crowding in closer and closer  round the corrals, and for five days the  filouds had grown more and more  fnnrky overhead, whilst a bitter wind  fept whlniug uneasily amongst the  sage brush and the willows. Perhaps  the absence of the men really accounted for the gloom which seemed closing  round the ~anch, and yet.there seemed  more than-mere loneliness in the depression which took bold on those who  bad been left behind.  The last golden leaf had fallen from  the cotton woods along the creek bottoms, and now and again dry balls of  sage brush would race and bound  along upon the uplands, driven by unseen wind devils, or the trees in the  recently burnt patch of pine, timber  just beyond the corrals would for minutes break out with a.great groaning  and grinding ot limbs. But these  things only occurred by fits and starts.  The strangeness of tbem was due only  to the fact that there seemed to be no  storm to account' for them. Such  winds as there were, were purely local  and abort lived until tbe Wednesday  morning.  Then the dawn broke in weird fashion, with such devilish storm lights,  auch unearthly and terrifying shadows  ap are only seen on the sea or the  prairies, and the first act of winter began.  <u half an hour every loose thing  about the ranch bad been blown from  Ita position. A wagon which the Indians had left out was lifted right over,  and lay bottom upwards in the yard.  Fences which the biggest of the built  had respected, were laid flat bb If they  bad been but card houses.  The little creek which a week before had threatened to run dry, became a swollen torrent. Pieces of.  board and tin cans whirled along In  the Wind, battered and rattled against  the walls, whilst the old house itself  throbbed and hummed like an organ,  and from time to itme an earth-Bhaking  report announced.the downfall fo some  great Douglas pine in the slashing.  Whilst the storm, lasted there was no  sun. Tbe racing clouds bloted him out,  ao that a' vague dull light prevailed,  auch as might have 'existed when the  Spirit moved on the face of the waters.  The three in the house cowered at  the windows, and watched, the desolate scene with that feeling half of  pleasure, half of awe, which is natural  to human beings safely entrenched in  a cosy, storm-proof house when storms  rage without, until a miserable looking  Object with lowered head and streaming hide .came trembling past the windows towards the barn.  "Oh, my poor little Mawltch. Mary,  look. There is my .fawn. Those idiotic Indians must "have let it out."  "Well, she can go into the 'barn If  she wants to.-. I think she is going."  But the fawn, like other only half-  civilized things, had lost its wi!d wits,  before it had acquired the reuse of the  domestic beast, and now btood shivering in the very eye of the wind, looking for some human being to take care  of it, insteau of taking care of itself.  "Mary, I must let it in, poor, miserable beastie.   Do you mind, dear?"  "No, of course not; though I don't  suppos? that it will come in. Try if  you can tempt it, Mr. Anstruther."  With a piece of bread in his hand  to entice the fawn Anstruther went  to the main door, glad to do anything  to win a smile from his -offended lady,  but the very elements warrel against  the unfortunate  lover mat ua>. As  soon as the latch gave under bis band  tbe great door burst inwards with such  a noise that the fawn fled, whilst Anstruther himself was sent reeling before the blast, and pictures, stick  racks, and bear hides clattered and  careered along the floor.  _ Aa usual In this confounded country  he had made a mess of it. No one but  a fool, he reflected, would have, tried  to open a door on tha weather side  of the house; when it would haye been  much easier to have brought the deer  round to the lea side, but it waa too  late to think of that now. He bad to  bring that beast in. He simply dared  hot face those two women without it,  jk>, with a glance at the damage he had  done, he pluage^l recklessly into the  ttornt bareheaded, dragging the great  door to behind him. ;-v  * It required All AnstrutheVs strength  to abut the .door, and for a anoment ha  had to cling to the handle of it for support before he could make good his  footing against the wind. Like most  newly-arrived Englishmen'he was still  particular about his attire, but in less  time than it-takes to write it, the glory  Of his boiled shirt and smart collar had  gone, his' riding breeches, built wide in  the latest fashion, were clinging to him  like the skin of a fish, his long coat-  tails were performing like a giddy  wind-mill, and bis whole appearance  waa such as to justify his belief tbat  the ladles at tho window Were convulsed with laughter. As he crossed  the paddock it occurred to him thai  Mrs. Rolt was signalling to him to  come back, but he was uncertain, and  in any case he did not mean to go back  without that infernal little beast which  tempted him yard by yard across the  corrals, and towards the patch of  shrieking and groaning timber.  Surely, he thought, the, ladles were  signalling to him, but he could not understand what tbey meant They wera  calling, hut the window was closed,  which in itself would have been enough  to drown their voices, without the  deafening din all around him.'  He waa within arm's length how, and  he made a spring at the fawn's collar,  touched it, but could not secure hie  hold, so that be only frightened the  beast, which in A few bounds reached  the timber. But here It paused, as it  it waa as much afraid to go forward as  to come back. Of course; Anstruther  followed tt- As be reached the edge  of the brule a dry bough no thicker  than bis little finger, whirled out of  one of the tops and struck him across  tbe hand. The force of that blow  from so small a thing -should haw  warned him, but at that moment victory seemed within his grasp. The  fawn, frightened by something tbe  man neither saw nor understood, hesitated, until with a quick leap Anstruther sprang in and gripped the leather  collar round its neck.  It would be a curious thing, tbe man  thought, which would loosen his grip  now until the provoking pet was safely  in Its mistress's keeping, and as tin  thought formed Itself in his mind  something happened.  To him it seemed that a terrific  crash was followed by Instant and complete darkness, accompanied by a curious sensation ot numbness and a letting go of all things, all things except  that leather collar. To that he clung  Instinctively, even when everything  rose and went away from him, feeling  and thought, wind and rain, and even  the crashing of the brule, and the anger at Kitty Clifford's laughter.  CHAPTER "TO.  Jim to the Rescue ������  "Put it out of its misery; it's back  is broken."  Anstruther recognized Mrs. Rolt's  voice, and wondered in an idle dreamy  fashion whose back waa broken, and  whether If its back was broken it  would wish to be put out of Its misery.  His back was not broken nor was he  in any misery. He wondered who was,  and turning to see was struck by a  hideous shock of pain, after which It  was night again.  When he came to himself he knew  that he was dead. He knew more than  that. He was lying In his coffin; he  could smell the new boards of it, and  they were nailing down the lid, but  this strangely enough did not worry  him a bit. Death waa a silly painless  thing after all, very much like sleep.  How even their strokes were. There  were two of them at work, one on each  side of him, beat, beat, beat! The  ring of their hammers- was rhythmical; rather good dream music he  thought, but how hard they worked,  and what a lot of nailing up that coffin  required. He wished that they had  not thrown the earth in before tbey  nailed him down, the weight of it  above him was so great that he could  not -move his limbs. And then qt He  suddenly the weight waa lifted, and- he  drew A great breath, and again the  fierce pain came and took him away  Into the cool dark where there was no  trouble.  Reckless of falling limbs and risking,  with eyes open to their -danger, a fate  similar to that of the man below them,  two of the half-breed boys of the ranch  had been swinging their axes as they  had never swung them before, and as  the blades bit and the white chips  flew, two pale faced women, drenched  with rain, and wild with grief and terror of the storm, pleaded with them to  work "ffcter, faster, for God's sak;.  faster," clenching their feeble hands,  and, yearning for. ' something to do  where there was nothing they could  do.  Heavens! how long the time seemed.  Surely between them they could lift  the tree off him now, and they strained  at a trunk, one limb of which was too  heavy for their united strength- They  might as well have tried to lift the  ranch ;house. Those only who have  handled a Douglas pine know what the  weight of It is.  The Indians way was the only-way,  and there was no help but ' theirs,  though by some miracle Frank Anstruther lived still. The hand that poor  Kitty held in hers was limp and cold  as a dead man's, but he was not dead  yet. Not yet. Surely the men could  work more quickly. Ah, if only Jim  had been there.  At the very last the half-breeds  stopped and consulted. Those two  men, as if time was of no value, consulted and argued, and then one of  them went to tho house for a saw.  That was the most insufferable five  minutes of all to Kitty, and even when  the saw cut through, and the ends of  the log were free, the log did not rise  an Inch. Another cut-had to be made,  and all the agony of waiting .endured  agc'.n. Even whsn a six-foot length  had been eawu out of the pine those  two imbeciles could not lift It, a log  which Jim would have carried on his  shouldersr->;:  It was wcM Tor Anstruther that they  could not. But for the broken limb on  the, underside which had hurled itself  many feet deep, and held now like a  tap root, Anstruther' would long sine?  have learned the great secret. I  Thanks to that bough he waa held |  blizzard, could neilHer hear'nor  anything. ���������        ^ ^  "Not yet, dear. I am afraid, but they  cannot be more than another day  now," and her own heart failed ber,  wondering whether it was all well  with her own man. /  But the great hounds, chained near  the stableB, contradicted ,her. First a  low growl, and then a chorus: Glory,  Lupus, and Venom, bayed their welcome as, dim and indistinct from tht  driving Bleet, half a dor.cn bors^iren  emerged and dismounted in the corral,  and before Mrs. Rolt could reach the  door Ktttv, a'l h-r waywnr<"n������"> f*-  gotten. was clinging to Jim Combe'*  arm, and dragging him toward, the  house.  For the others she had no word, not  even the Boss, but only, with wild hair  flying in tbe storm, she clung to her  old friend, crying:  "Oh, Jim. Jim; you dear old .Ti-n;  come quickly.  I want you so badly."  And Jim fell Into his old place at  once.  It was so natural to him to serve  this spoiled child, who always came  to him in trouble, that he forgot himself and answered:  "What Is It. dear? What do yon  want Jim to do for you. Can't it  wait?"  ���������. ���������       ���������        .  ' f  "No, no, not a second^   Come." and  as In a vice but not crushed,- as a Don- ��������� she drew him away from hi* horse.  glas crushes what it falls upon. With  levers.and bars and all;tb$ ingenuity  of practised loggers the men at last  pHed up; the log ������utftcfentl������ for their  purpose and drew but their man, still  uncertain whether ;he. was   dead   or  Aii*������v\:'���������:.;....������������������';, Kr '.yyx)/. yy. .������������������'  'With gentle strength they 'unclenched the long white, finger* from the  fawn's collar. Poor beast. It at any  rate would not come in again from  that storm. The tree had broken ita  back, and a merciful axe stroke had  split its graceful head from end to end.  And yet Kitty. wb������ at another time  would have weptfor a day over her  pet, had now no thought of it.  On a rude stretcher, Improvised by  the Chinaman whilst the Indians  chopped, Mrs. Rolt and tbe three men  carried Anstruthpr to the house., and  laid him in the warm, flrellt room on  the Boss's brd, and then the greatest  terror, the only one of ranch life, faced  those women. As long as all goea  well to those v who are country bred,  there Is no hardship in the entered  separation from the town and Ita thousand and one conveniences. : Every  difficulty is a joke to be laughed at, a  puskle which natural ingenuity win delight in overcoming. You Can do without the shops and the theatres, you can  hold service' If you want to, and the  strong man needs no policeman to pro-  whlch he would have left standing in  the storm {or no other person on earth.  "Oh, Jim, he ha* waited so long. I  thought that you would never come.  HeVa moat dead, Jim." and her sweat  mouth quivered lit a way v that made  hlni ;wlnce.^ :%';.;'������������������::  ������������������Who is nearly dead?" he asked,  climbing the stairs three aft a time  with clanking spurs.  "Frank.   Mr. Ahstruther."  Jim's face contracted as with physical pain, but he controlled himself,  and said no word until he was in the  sick man's room, where Mrs- Rolt welcomed him silently.  One glance at that strained whit->  face on the pillow banished Jim'*  devil for good. Hero was a comred  down, ard' all the woman in the big  fellow's heart came to the surface ������t  once.  It was a marvel how his long loose  limbs moved now. Even his great  Mexican spurs ceased to clank by the  sick bed. \  "What's the trouble, partner. Been  riding Job for ajiuscment?"  The sick man's eyes smiled, but the  involuntary effort to turn sent a  spasm of pain across his face.  "Lie still, old chap, and let me see  what the trouble is. Would you ladle*  mind leaving tbe room. I won't b*  rough on him, Kitty," and he pushed  W)thln a radius of twenty or thirty  feet of his flying heels it was unsafe  for any living thing to come, but tbe  men held on to the ropes', hoping that  in time Y; ~>ight quiet down a little.  Cinch *������������ bag on for me good and  tight. Boas.  It might get shook off."  Rolt obeyed, and Jim shook, himself  to try the fastenings.  "Nothing loose is there? Now,  steady, you devil," he went to tbe  horse's bead, which bared its teeth,  laid Its tars down, and backed a*ay  from him across the corral, dragging  the four men with It.  For a qrarter of an hour Jim tried  In vain to approach near enough to  mount the rcan. but by striking, biting  and kicking, tb? savage brute frustrated every effort.  "Guess wo'll have to throw him after  all, but it's a pity to take anything out  of blm that way," and then suddenly  Jlm'a voice came from a higher level.  "Gee whU!   Let him go."  The chance had come whilst he was  ���������peaking, and with a tiger-like spring  ***flfcl_fL"  "yt-S.^'P-a  took a pull nt hi* horse and begunhto  ride more cautiously. r  It was then that, he felt how much  his own strength had waned. 'Thai day  be had so far eaten nothing. Ha had  done work mough to kill an ordinary  man, and unless be wa* much mistaken the hoot on hi* left leg was  slowly filling with hia Own blood.  He could ride the rcan with one ha' d  now. With the' other he contrived to  ���������"rfro-t +h? sandwich*! and flaak *om " "O  the cartridge baft, which still rode *e- * ti\v'  cure!y on his hack* and reducing fc's ^V,.-*:1  pace to a lepe he ate andrdrank, aa f '������, ",>;t\  he rode. * ��������� ���������    ' ,-        'f   ���������������$*.,  tie  supposed that  the night must     ,1-5%-%  have commenced, though there were ���������.\  none of the ordinary *1gna of itm* t������>     ���������������r y ������*  guide him, and be marvelled at the        ;��������� .  endurance of hi* bors*.    t .'���������   ,      '. '*(-&>*&*'?*<  Fortunately tha savag* wfedhad'���������������*  suffered the sleet to II* ���������uifidentiy  upon the plateau over, which ho roio  to seriously^ deteriorate tho going. tT*a^  ZhT^w^h^'^nTC'o^lnTiho������ f^A^tSSnftiTS^IteiS;  It waa done *o quickly that no one ������������W.   ���������          ^^  had time to see how Jim scrambled I   ���������������* half of that night Combe ferite  Into the saddle, and after that there;hn������w **������_*��������� wMngiag.  Amg_g||      ^ ^ ^  was not enough time for the spectator* i������ _��������� ������������������ddi* in .Ui������ n**urt of *****  to seek shelter in the flrn doo-v,*^^���������,";  '"������������������ ��������������� "���������l  that offered.  But It was a magnificent eight for;  those who were safe from the mad  beast's heels.  In spite of Jim. the horse had got it*  head down, its hack wa* arched *o  that there seemed nothing In front ot  the saddle except apace, and oven that  receded a* soon nr thai brute ohol up  into the air. coming down again stiff  legged and audden At every mint of  the compass In turn. But this was not  good enough to shake off Jim Combe.  "Them's baby trick*," he muttered,  and aa if the roan heard him, it reared  until these at the window aaw nothing  in the driving rain hut the vast figure  of a horse rampant, like tho supporter  of an heraldic shield.  Th* man wa* tnvtalble until the  great beast, jerked backward* by Its  rider, crashed heavily to earth.  ��������� horse's stride, and nt the proper tka*  ��������� lending such aaslstanoe as th* mat  can to tb* ridden, hut that wa* ant  Jim Combe.  (CohcIimmJ Next Week.)  For one who walked.  ago  la waiting where the breene* Hit km  silver ���������prinkled hair'/  To snow me whero   the *w������ete*t  blossom* grow.  Caro, Mich. ��������� -  tA  "You and your wife always  agree on every subject." ,  "Yes, we seem to. but I fTaqasntly.  __   have my own private opinion* JsM'tist^  T^hen." fori moment, thqy; *aw Jiml*nme.,'--Chicago Record-HeraleV',.  on hi* feet, his cigarette, one only sign -    ��������� ��������� .���������  of his horseman's vanity, sUll between;   A brlgllt mtlc M#df0rd ted hoard.  tect him; hut the time come* when  even he cannot do without the doctor,  when he would give all that the world  hold* for someone who could' tell him  what to do to save one dear life.  Anstruther might be dying for some  little help wbicb they could have given  him it only they knew what waa the  matter with blm. but they did not  know.-:  There was no broken hone that they  could find, no bleeding wound for  tbem to staunch, and yet whenever  consciousness returned to him, at the  first effort to move or speak he fainted,  and each faint seemed more and more  like death.  The resources of the ordinary ranch  In such cases as this are pitifully inadequate. As a rule the wife knows  a little about the treatment of ordinary accidents and the simpler ailments, and in the house there is generally some book which professes to  be a substitute for the physician. Vou  have only to turn to it in anjemergency  to discover bow little there is to jus-'  ttfy Its claims. ������  Mrs. Rolt wad such a volume from  cover to cover, only to tall back in  despair upon such simple remedies as  warmth and quiet. She could only  give nature a fair chance. Probably  .she could have done no better, and  half the doctor's success at least depends upon the patient's faith in him,  hut when you good folk at home boast  yourselves of your many colonial possessions, in which you take only an  occasional pride and a very little serious Interest, allow something not only  tor the courage of the men who hew  out fresh dominions for you all over  the world, but something too for the  martyrdoms of women, who watch  through the long nights of lone lands,  growing old between a aun's setting  and a sun's rising, whilst all that  makes life valuable for them Is fading  away under their eyes, for want of that  which to you is but a natural accesory  of your every-day life.  Through that long and wild night  those two women watched; whilst it  seemed to them that the winds clamored round the house for the prey  which had escaped them.  Towards morning, Mrs. Rolt, who  had been dozing in a chair by the fireside asked:  "Is he sleeping now, Kitty?"  "No, he is pretending to, but I can  see how his poor lips are pressed together. I don't believe he has slept  once since they carried him in," she  whispered.  "Ob, nonsense.    He  was  nicely    through    the  watched."  his teeth, the next ho was again astride  of the rising beast  Then he vanished from the corral  wHh,acraah.  As the roan rose again on Ita hind  legs, Combe drove tho long, rowels  home with ail ths cruel force that there  was in him. and the panic stricken  beast rushed blindly from th* corral.  There was a fence at the far end of  It, luckily only of light poles, sat up to  keep ln young calve*.  "How did it hanhon?" be asked.  Anstruther told blm.  ^ "I see. I see," he muttered. It  a foolish thing to do to go into tn_i  brule when the trees were tumbling.  But then be would have done It himself for Kitty. That made all the difference.  ''Don't hurt any whilst you lie still,  does it? Hurts considerable when you  move." ���������"������������������.  :The sick ^an nodded. To turn did  hurt "considerable."  ������������������Well, so far aa I can see, there ain't  no great damage . done. It's a bad  smash up. Three ribs, or it may.be  four, stove in, but so long as tbe inside machinery ain't Injured you'll be  about.again in a week. We'll have to  get Protheroe from' Soda Creek to  splice you up a bit. You can come in,  ladles."  They came In followed by Dick Rolt.  "Is it, is it anything very had. Jim,"  whispered Kitty, taking both his hands  in her*.  "It ain't no undertaker's job, if that's  what you mean. Miss Kitty," laughed  ,Tim. " 'Twon't take so long to mend  as a broken heart, and they mend  easy. It's jrst three or four ribs stove  in. If you'll, get me some linen bandage* and something stiff to make-a  waistcoat of, I'll cinch him up so as  he can't do no harm until we get Dr.  Protheroe to fix him up properly.  Your job Is to keep him still if you  want him well again soon," and still  holding both ber hands in his, he ltd  her to the chair by bis rival's bedside  and left her there.  It was Jim's act of renunciation and  he did it, as he did everything, quietly  and without protest.  his parents talking about the salaries,  of teacher*.     I dont see why thef  should  pay  the  teachers," ho said*  very serious, **when we children #  ���������  S*BBaB������-*BSBJS*������WJ������M-*aS>*BWJ-Bm-C*  bf���������e\e^  ������K"*. W������ ** *������rt" *������ ��������������� J ^A^ndTni^lT^SlSS^  not see. .^ y<mng plne p,,^^ .battering tbem  1 liko match stalks, and so wsirgone, tho j  ��������� rate-lashed ocean ot dim prairie swallowing up hors* and man..  In winter upon th* northern ranches  evening comes early, and on this day  CHAPTER IX.  A Rid* for Lift  "Where are you going to, Jim?" ask  ed the Boss, who had followed Combe  out of the sick room.  Jim came back from his dream with  a start and turned a very white and  haggard face to his old friend,  "To Soda Creek to fetc!i Prstherce if  you can spare me."  "But you can't go yet. You haven't  had a bite of food to-day, and.after all  Anstruther's injuries do not appear to  be so very serious."  "Can't tell:   She might lose him."  There was something strangely piti  sleeping !fUl 'n the way in which all Jim's mind  night while   I j turned upon  what she  might suffer,  | the woman who had just tfealt him the  "He was shamming, Mary, so that i ha������������8t blow of hl8 ,i,e- ��������� ���������  we should not worry. Isn't it brave ot i, "������h/ n���������"*"^ m������nv���������hte haf ^ .to  him?" and bending over her head, she itak,.e ner chance like ;*���������������*��������������� ' ">-  pressed her fair head upon Mrs. Rolt's jB,8t on ,YOUT havin* something before  shoulder to smother tthe sobs which | you_?0,*.   ., ,    . .   ���������      ���������       ...  shook her     - "Well, if you insist, Boss," repM'd  Mrs. Rolt's arm wound round tne Jim. with a queer Uugh, "you can put  girl, and drew her gently to her knee,' somL_fJd srub and a little whiskey in  soothing her quietly, whilst a very'! f cartridge bag for me. I can eat wptn  wistful motherly look came into her I tn*1S?r8>e_play8 out-     ���������     -., ,   ���������. .  own steady grey eyes. LLWhalfcdo ?������? m^M������ "^\  ^,*\T  1 ridden   the tails off  the  best of  the  stock.   Will you take that big hunter?.  of storm it seemed to com* npon the  heels ot midday, so that as im Combe  dashed out of th* corral it was already  d������rk- ./  For the first half hoor of hi* ride he  had no time to think: Nature provided  him with that panacea of man's pain,  action;  The ���������storm swallowed him up; *���������>  drove against him that be sat bowed  low in bis saddle, so drenched him that  it seemed to flow through hlra. Yet h3  bad no time to fori the misery of it j  all. He was riding it peemed In a  great void, out of which from time t->  time huge beasts loomed uncertainly.  He knew tbc-n for the Herefords which  moved lumberingly- and unwillingly  out of his way. and alongside him.  though he could barely see It as he  raced past it. ran three and twenty  miles of the fencing of the winter pasture.  Twice he grazed it, so dark ������ad tbe  day become, and each tlrre Itc. leff a  fragment of h!s clothing behind him to  mark his course. On the second occasion he struck hard against a projecting bar, and his left leg seemed to lose  consciousness. But be sat down and  rode as steadily as ever. He could not  afford to worry about trifles, .and aa  it grew darker every minute, he realized that there were no precautlona  that he could take to minimize his  risk. He had to stop or chance everything. ,  He could not' see where he was going, perhaps the roan could, and even  if he could not, Jim was not going to  take a pull at him yet. As long as the  horse stood up and kept going, the  miles were rat en under his feet. That  was all that mattered. Time was of  thQ eusence.of Jim's contract.  His partner Fate was playing his  hand now for blm, and he refused to  Interfere In the game. As' long as it  lasted it was. excellent to fly through  the dark stinging sleet, and as to the  end he cared nothing. When the roan  first bolted, the wildness of the storm,  all the splendid energy of the crazy  beast between his knees got into Jim's  blood, and he became intoxicated with  the madness of his ride.  He cannoned into tbe flank of one of  tbe great Hereford bulls, half seen for  a moment in the gloom, so that his  "No.   I'll take the young roan.   He's  Ithe only horse that could make it."  He isn't broken  and  This woman had a right to know  iLove when she met him. for she bad;s.loc*- 41W11,1  served him  very  faithfully,  and  she''An8trutller  knew him now.  Whatever had been her dreams for; "That devil!  Jim Combe she recognized that they ! neVer will bn "  had only been dreams. Whether he j jim grinned. "Mav be," he said,  lived or died, the man lying there with j..thi8 w5I, brcak hiai. ln, break ���������ini  strained pale face, would always hold ] or me(������ and ne w���������nt over to tDe stabies  the first place in Kitty Cliffords heart, j ramng to the men to help him saddle  so her arm held up her younger sister |a beast which no one else'had att^mpt-  rhV^s^?^!Spi^,dl������..^r;J'B.e brave 3d to handle, a young stallion as beautiful as Lucifer and as tractable.  When Rolt hurried out to liim with  the cartridge case and the flask, four  men were trying to hold as ueriect a  demon as ever wore hide.  The wind shrieked around rhem. the  loose litter of th? yard rattled about  the frlghtentd horse's feet, and the  rain     lashed    his   blood red  flanks.  For CCfTlWKVA*. INVP5  TH'Alli N* you w������rt a ma- ef  integrity, expert*lire and stiMUr.  llatm-niB Jihnttrn; ������������Mf|  ���������uarantccd. . Vtfepicca 7M  Scoct E������viee Euirf D.    -  3*9 F*r<*r  2436 MAIN STREET  (BEWEEN 8th and PBOADWAV)  Firet-class Repairing a Specialty  Boots and Shoes nude to order.  P. PARIS, Prop, .i  Also Corner of 5th Avenue  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH. M  Cor Ninth Ave. and Quebec 8t  Sunday services���������Public wui'ithlp at   1)  a. m. and 7:00 p.m.   Sunday School ar>0  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.  Rev . 3. B. Woodnlde, M.A., Ps������tor.  170 Broadway, W. Tele. Fairmont 2SI-R  ' 9APTWT. ���������������������������������������������'  MT.   PLEASANT     BAPTIST    CIII'ltCH  Cor. Tenth Ave. and Quebec St. '.  S. Everton.. B.A.. P������������tur '.  250 13th Ave. E.  Prenclilng  Services���������11   a.m.    and     7:1#  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Laurel St..  Services���������Preachlns at 11 a.m. and 7:30  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Rev . P. Clll ton P������rker. M.A., Pastor.  Uth Ave. W.  MSTOODHT.  MT. PLEASANT CHURCH  Cor. 10th Ave. and Ontario.  Servlren���������Preachlns;   at   11   a.m.   and   st  7:00 p.m.    Sunday   School    and   ElfeiS  Class at  2:30  p.m.  Rev.  W.   Lashley  Hall,  B.A.B.D.,  Pastor  Parsonage. 123 11th Ave. W. Tel������. Fairmont 1449.  Trfnltv    Methodist    Church.    Seven _  Ave;   E���������   between   Park. Drive  snd   Victoria Drive.    Pawtor. ReV. A. M. Sanfci^.  B.A.. B.P.     Public-Worship. Sunday,   *t  horse reeled and slithered, and almost!"  a.m. and T  p.m.    Sabbath School   at  9:15 a.m.  during <umtner months.  darling, and we will save him for you.  If only God would send our men home."  Hardly v^ere the words out of her  mouth, when the girl sprang from her  and stood with Jips parted and head  bent forward listening.  "He has, Mary," she cried.   "He has.  i I can hear ths beat of the hoofs.''  I     But Mary Rolt, looking out into the  lost his feet, but the man only laughed  aa they staggered and went on.  It was absolutely immaterial whether he broke his neck or not at first,  hut as the pace and distance began to  tell upon the horse, the beast's tamed  mood began to communicate itself to  tbe man, so that instead of the glory  of the strife, the misery of those infinite waste places through which he  rode impressed itself upon him.  The homelessness of the prairie was  revealed to him and almost frightened  him. He had known the prairies all  his life, but this aspect of them had  never struck him before.  He had committed suicide, and he  knew It, not an unjustifiahi" cowardly  act. but the voluntary killing none tho  less of Jim Co/nbe.  Henceforth th^ world as he now saw  It would be f" v>al of his own grey  and barren Hi % ithout n>si. v.ithout  warmth, withou, the light of hope.  But he had taken the plunge, and since  it was too late to reconsider it, he  made up his mind at any rate he would  not be robbed of his reward.  She would be happy even if her  happiness was bound up in that of  another man, and therefore at last he  Mid  week rally on  Wednesday at 8 p.m.  ���������������������������-g~ _  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.   biudiu������y   un������i-.Prince   Edward   St  Services���������MornlnK Prayer at U  a.m.  Sunday School and Bible.class at 2:3C  p.m. .        ���������       ' .  Evening Prayer aSJ7:30 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday at Sa.ir.  and ]7t and 3rd Sundays at 11 a.in  Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector  Rectorv, Cor.   Sth   Ave.   and   Prlnre Edward  St.  Tele   Fairmont 4<>fi.|,. ���������  ������ATT������ SAT SA1VT8.  REORGANIZED CHURCH  OK CHRIST  2322 Scott Street m        mTT  Services���������Every Sunday evenintr'at 7:30~c*ckr>.  Sunda* School at S:W o'clock. _^i������  I.   McMuilen.   Elder.  XWDEFEHD-iXTT OSDEB OF OBS-  rZLLOWB  JIT. PLEASANT LODGE XO. IP  Jlocts    eveiv    Tuesday    at    S   p.m.   in  T.O.O.K.    hall.     Westminster      Ave-   11l-  Pleasant.    Soourning   brethren   cordially  invited  to "attend.  3. C. Davis. N. G.. 1231 K<mm Street  J. H������rf<lon. V. G., 2616 Main Street  Thos. Sewell, Kec. Sfc., 4M i eventh Ave. E.  I.OTAX, OBABTOr X.ODOB  MT. PLEASANT L.'O. L. NO. 1842.  Meets   the   1st  and   3rd  T <ursdays   c f  each month at S p.m. in the '<. of P. hall-  All   visiting  brethren  cordially welcome.  H. Rlrmlocham. W.M.. 477 7th Ave. E  C. M. Howes, Sec. 393 10th Ave,   E. i<J&ti$$l?i*l^*t������^^&>':t-^*^~L^< XJi.*  ..t^y^Wi������rp"HiF^]fWMBnl-jWgWf7^A.rty^.  'N~  ��������� pp-pppy p \ ry  QradiMMe of Detroit  Optical CoHese  EXPERIENCE  The Best  Obtainable  l_J  m  A Bridge on Which You May Depend  Q. W. QRIMMETT. BpiometTlst am Optician  There Comes a Time  When letters blur, wher lines run together and reading  becomes difficult, especially in the evening. This blurring is caused by the eye not being able to focus at the  normal reading distance���������fourteen inches. The vision in  the distance is as dear as ever and this fact leads many  to believe that glasses are unnecessary ; but this is just  when the first pair of glasses is needed. A continuation  without glasses causes an undue strain on the muscles of  the eye and a dull headache is the result. A person  gains nothing by going without glasses when they are  needed, in fact they gain much by having glasses fitted  when the first blur indicates failing vision.  m  BANK OF.OTTAWA  BUILDING  Office 106, First Floor Phone Seymour 532  Office Hours :  9 to 12 a.m., 1 to 5 p.m., Sat, 7 to if p.m.  "J  m  i-***4 ***4 4 ** ***********4'**  Broken Your Glasses  Bring them straight to  our repair shop. We can  replace a broken lens on 24  hours notice and sometimes  in. shorter time than that  Don't forget the pieces; we  3eed them to make an exact  uplicate from them. You  can depend on all repairs being done accurately and  promptly.  K'**^irV*******<~>**4"k**<^*'>%  *  +  r  Geo.JG. Bigger  i  Jewells* & Optician  V'i ���������  { 143 Hastings Street, W.  V**~&*-tt**4**'i**M4'*4******4>^  >*******.*i-������i-*-i-~~ mm    .in     ���������i n      ii ���������������������������  i i ill   i IJ il <1-������  Mjfit  Pocket  Knife  Or ��������� ������_*iiflff������r^ .���������'."���������..' ���������'������������������w-  "IWwr.'V 0^r������t������cjt  Local and    )  Otherwise >  .Intimation has been received by City  Inspector Hay to the effect that the  Provincial Government has decided to  give the crown grant of two blocks���������  28 and 29, lying between Blenheim  street and Collingwood. These blocks  are for park purposes, and If funds  permit, considerable improvements  and alterations of them will be effected some time before next winter.  At the last meeting of the South  Vancouver Police Committee, Instructions were given to the Municipal Solicitor to add a clause to the.*Road  By-Law to deal with teams being  driven over the sidewalks.  Police Chief Jackson advised the  adoption of a by-law to regulate the  speed of automobiles throughout the  municipality. Councillor Thomas de-  cleared that the absence of a b������*-law  would make tbe municipality responsible for any accident caused by rack-  lees automobile drivers. It was  agreed to prepare a clause limiting  the speed of automobiles to twenty-  five ralleB an hour.        J  * ' *   *  Main street Is to he paved from  Sixteenth avenue south vto Twenty-  fifth avenue, and it Is probable that  the work will be completed before  the summer Is well, advanced. ..;This  will necessitate the co-operation of  the South Vancouver Council with the!  City Council,.for the eastern half of  tblB section o������ Main street lies within the city limits, and. the western  half lies in the municipality. Both  Councils would, It is Bald, share in  the work.  * '*������������������' *'.  Six cases of diphtheria, of which  one has proved fatal, have been reported to the Council by the.Health  Inspector. .  ;-    ;��������� ;.'��������� '.���������   .-'..'' ���������':-':ti,'\  The shortage' of water In   South  Vancouver is being viewed with much  alarm by the citizens of the municipality.   For several days* at a stretch  the water haa been- shut off during  I the afternoon, so that not a drop van  available.     No   explanation   of   the  I cause has been offered, but it is be-  Hieved that the City of Vancouver has  been attempting to conserve its supply.  * **���������-.-  ...... \   -~  Elimination of the nuisance caused  by blasting stamps In the vicinity, oft  residences Is the aim of Municipal  Engineer Clements, who, with rGwrnh.  dHors Third and Elliott, has Inspected Wards 1, 2 and 3. in order to secure  estimates  for Improvements.  Engineer Clement asserts that It Is  impossible to properly blast stumps  with houses close by without danger,  and the risk of damage claims. If  stumps were removed before houses  were   built   on  adjoining property,  ��������� *9**a^*9^nja**mf ***fl*9*9^0w  Owjjnw!i ������������1 Children's at  *4W*aj* ^m*%a.   u*MV****a*>  BOOTS ������nd .<M10ES UBPAUreD  Out   long   experience   snd      ,   ���������  guarantee* good workuu.nso.ip.  V  nt  4330 M*to Sf. and Car. \m Ave. nnt M\n $t.  r" *************************l  mmmm the new  {fANCY DRY GOODS Sf&RE  757ft^w<iy, Cast;  Best Grade of Goods and Moderate  Prices will merit your Patronage.  y���������> 111******* *i*************************************  r Opinion on the  X the services.  e  on  We know we have your confidence and we have  made-ouwelves 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 pur opinion  is the best of them all and the  range in service will hack 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?u We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes tfeat what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  J. Hughes raided Kiasi's house, which  is situated but a short distance from  the residence of Magistrate McArthur,  at Cedar Cottage, last Sunday morning  and secured two dozen bottles of beer  and a number of empty bottles, as a  result of which Kiaski was convicted  of running a blind pig.  *   *   ���������  Mr. William Fowler, of 1174 Broadway west,, was thrown from his motor  sycle in a collision with a horse and  carriage on Seventh avenue last Monday night. He sustained a few painful bruises and cuts on the head, and  his machine was badly damaged. Thej  horse and carriage,^ which were being  driven by Mr. J. Coffin, escaped with  little damage.  ''''."���������'.*"������������������  Mr. Jas. Warnock, of Springfield,  Mass., is visiting his sister, Mrs. Wm.  J. Gordon, at Cedar Cottage.  .���������..;.*������������������ *_'���������':,  Dr. T; V. Hunter of Cedar Cottage,  will address tbe Mothers' and -Teachers' meeting to be held at Lord Selkirk schooj, April 18th.  Dr. Hunter has lately been appointed Medical Examiner for the' school  of South Vancouver.   ,  A    NATIONAL     FARM    COLLEGE.  HON  DR.. YOUNG  OPENING SCHOOL throughout  Without casting any reflection on  agricultural colleges or on the governments, and notwithstanding that the  Dominion    Government    is    granting  .t  large subsides to aid agriculture, every boy cannot attend an agricultural  college. * Board, books and fees,  though not excessive, make agricultural college education too high for the  average farmer- It remained for a  newspaper to put at the disposal of  the farmer an educational course at  home wlthojft any'cost to him. CANADIAN FARM of Toronto began Its  first series of correspondence courses  on December 1st, 1911. The subject  of "Power on tne Farm" was dealt  with in ten issues. Dr. C* J. Lynde,  Professor of Physics at Macdonald  College, Que., supplied these ten Illustrated, simplified lectures, and at  the finish of the course set, an examination paper. The course gave the  student. a complete knowledge of  power as applied to farm operations  as Is possible inthis form. The readers of the -paper took to, It readily  the   Dominion,   and    as  many home students took advantage  New   North   Vancouver  Structure   la'of this course  in ten weeks  as  the  O    Model in Every Detail. 'ordinary college-starting In could have  -' ���������'.'. ��������� !at the end of four years.   A course on  Plenty of  Light  and   Pure  Air  Pro- "Soils" is now running In CANADIAN  '  ' vided for Every 8eholar. 'FARM, to be folowed by other inier-  ���������-��������� .   [eating subjects.   Following is a list of  North   Vancouver,   April   8. ��������� The'the successful candidates on the ex-  new160,000 Ridgeway avenue school amination on "Farm Power."  in North Vancouver is being opened,  this afternoon by Hon. "H. E. Young,'  minister of education. The opening  ceremonies commenced at ._'��������� 2 : 30  o'clock in the presence of- a large  number of Interested,North Vancou*  ver residents.  Bach room in the Ridgeway.School,  and there are eight of them in the  existing structure, with provision for  eight more, has sunshine coming  through its windows some time during the school day. "Light and ventilation" is the keynote of construction. These important features have  been constantly borne in mind. There  are no square corners to be found,  and no projecting ledges to harbor  dirt and dust In addition ta natural ventilation through the windows,  all. of which have been made to open,  the top aashes being close to the ceil*  Ing level, arrangements, have been  made for mechanical ventilation, ao  that the vitiated air Is drawn out at  two sides of each room, giving a com*  plete change of atmosphere every fifteen minutes. The fresh air Is admitted through inlets in connection- with  the heating system of hot water low  pressure, the air being passed over  the radiators In the winter months  for the Jake of warmth.1 Specially  designed draught screens are provld-  [ed for ehc% window sash. The anper-  ficlal floor area'allotted to each aphh*  lar in every class-room 4a fifteen and  a half feet, with 192 cubic feet of  much money would be aaved the mu* ^ ^^ g^ wmTMC0 of ample  nlclpallty. The only alternative teto ro^ 8nd p-enty of air apace. At*  remove stumpa by teams of horses, tejUion has been* paid to the matter  which la a more expensive method  The work ot wood paving Westminster road from- Main street to Tenth  avenue, and Broadway from Main  street to Prince Edward street, Is progressing rapidly, and will be completed in the course of a week or two.  ���������������������������������������������������.  One of 8. Vancouver policemen. Mr.  Robs, has been sorely afflicted.    Hts  of light, and there Is not a dark spot  ln the building, hardly even in the  besement. ���������  The boys and girls in this school  Will be kept apart, except when In the  class rooms under the direct supervision of the teacher. Separate entrances, stairs and playgrounds are  provided, as well as special cloak  rooms for the two sexes. These cloak  rooms have hearing pipes under the  twin children a little over two yea.* ^^^~ -^g ,t ^^  old took measles and pneumonia a ^ to et weather ^ outer gar.  week ago.   One died on Saturday a������d. iments of the scholars are drying dur-  the other Is very low.  *���������:���������*)*).���������:  Rev. Dr. 8pencer will supply the pulpit and be the Acting Pastor of the  Mount Pleasant BaptlBt,Church, Cor.  of Quebec and Tenth Avenue, for the  ing the class, sessions. Umbrella  stands and hot and cold water basins  are Installed in each cloak room, and  there are as well sanitary drinking  fountains in the building.  The actual cost of the structure, not  next three months.^ The people of the I lncll,dlI1g equipment, was 148.000. The  Dlstrictare cordially Invited to attend j g^my   contractors     were     Smith  ���������   ���������  Probably the biggest event of its  kind that ever took place in Vancouver was the combined physical display  of the Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A.,  Brothers ot North Vancouver, George  Campbell acting as clerk of works.  The*architects who won the competition for the school were Messrs. C. P.  (Jones, A. R. I. C, and W. C. P. Gil-  lam, M. S. A., both of Vancouver.   Mr.  AN ALPHABET PARTY.  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street  Phone Fairmont 447  ,*, jseen here. Too much can not be said  in favor of the ladies' part of the programme. From start to finish their  work was practically perfect, every  event securing much applause. Great  ��������� credit is due Miss Magoun and Mr.  4 {Maxwell, who have charge of the phys-  jjical work respectively of the Y. W. C.  JA. and Y. M. C. A. for the success of  ************************** w.+:'*v4M<^:**********4~si  the exhibition.  *   ���������   *  A fine of $100, or three months imprisonment, was imposed upon Ralph  Kaski by Magistrate McArthur last  Tuesday morning. Police Chief Jackson, Sergeant Bramwell and Constable  rmstKf'ser '.'���������.:  7  which took place in the Roller Skat- GUlam   superintended   the   construc-  ing Rink last Tuesday evening.   Near-1 t(0n  ly two thousand spectators and friends:  of the Association enjoyed the exhlbi-j  tion.   The programme was made up  of drills, apparatus   work, tumbling,  ['games, gymnastic and aesthetic dancing, etc. The work, of the senior leaders of the Y- M. C. A. was particularly  good and won much aplause. Tumbling  by Messrs Henderson, Balmer, W. K.  Sproule and W. Sproule was one of  {the best amateur performances ever  This ia a rather odd p^-rty, and-may  be participated in by all -who know  their "A B C." The questions are  all to be answered simply by letters:  Containing nothing? M T (empty).  Part *f a house?   L (ell).  An Insect?   B (bee). \  To behold?   C  (see).  Part of the body?   I (eye).,  A famous poem?   LEG (elegy).  A tent?   T P (teepee).  A number?   A T (eighty).  Unit of measure used in printing? M  (em).  All right. OK.  Slang expressions? G or O G or O  U  fgee���������oh gee���������oh you).  A foe?   N M E (enemy).  A vegetable?    P (pea).  Intemperance?   X S excess).  An image?   F E G (effigy).  Poorly dressed?    (C D (seedy).  Two of a kind?   W (double u).  To covet?   N V (envy).  A bird?   J (jay).  A verb? R (are) or B (be) or C  (see).  A common beverage?   T (tea).  A girl's name?   L C (Elsie).  Another one?   LN'(Eilen).  Armstrong, Leslie It., Hagerman, Ont.  Adair, L. C, Nottawa, Ont.  Anderson, R. G. Dugald, Man.  Anderson,   8herman,   Cherry   Valley,  Ont. \  Berg, G. A., Dew Drop, Sask.  Baxter, Alfred, Haloyonla, Sask.  Brown, E. P., Innlsfail, Alta.  Briggs, T. P., Randall Corner, Sunbury  Co., N.B.  Broadworth, Robert, Madoc, Ont.  Brown, Stewart,,Red Jacket, Sask.  Barnhart, E. B., Whlttington.  Barley, G. T., Prince Albert, Sask.  Brown, J. Melville, Sprlngvllle, Ont.  Cameron, John, Floral, Sask.  Chrl'stensen, Eli, Boundary Falls. B.C.  ���������ordingley, 8am, Lisgar, Ont  Cunningham, John R��������� Bayhead, N.S.  Chambers, Garnet, Aylmer, Ont.  Copley, R. J., Crossfleld, Alta.  Cohoe, D. P., New Durham, Ont.  Chouinard, Gordon, Cut Knife, Sask.  Curtis, A., Golden, B.C.  pill, James M., Oakley, Sask.  Elmore, Haines, Sprlngvale, Ont.  Fretz, Oren M., Mt. Joy, Ont  Findlay,: J. Q., Wolseley, Sask. ,  Ferguson, D., Cut Knife, Saag.  Fleming  Maurice C, Kelsytb. Ont  Gale, Chas. F.. Forrest Hall, Sask.  Gillespie, Geo. C Mortlack, Sask.  Gabriel, H^,J.. Bangor, Sask.   .  Glass, A. Hamilton, Parktnan, Sask.  Glllett, A. H., Marchroont, Ont.  Gilliland. Goe., Jericho, Ont  Garbutt, Wrm. R, Uhthoff, Ont.  Hooper, Harry, Palesboro, Sask.  Hong, L. K., Kelvinhurst, Sask.  Hardy, Harvey, Whitby, Ont,  Herrjdge, Herbert W��������� NakUsp. B.C.  Hoperaft, Fred, Purves, Man.  Howe, W.. J., River Courae, Alta.  Harris, RaeH., Sheffield MllisrNJa.  Jonason, J. E., Elfros. Sask.  Johns, Tom, River "Course, Alta.  Jayne, Norman, Cobourg, Ont  Jensen, Herman L., Taber, Alta.  Kitchen, R. H., Fredericton, N.B.  Kirk, Albert W.. Mamiota, Man.l  Luck, Allan. J., Barrle. Ont, R. D. I.  Langford, E. E., Angus Ridge, Alta.  Laurie, Wm. L., Malvern, Ont.  Undsay, Roy J.; Cherry Grove, Ont.  Undsay, Kenneth C* Georgetown, Ont  Magwood, R. W., Radisson, Sask.  Moffat, Martin J., Acton. Ont  Mackle, Carleton R., Coatstone, Man.  Munro, James, Dominion City, Man.  Mclver, P. M., Alsask. 8ask.  McLeod, M., Solsgtrth, Man.  McKay, Alex. R.. Tiverton, Ont.  McKay, A. G. B.. Silver Grove. Sask.  McLcllan, Wm. Y., Harrlston, Ont.  McMarttn, Sam. Manltowaning, Ont.  McAllister, Wm. J., Tormore, Ont.  Nlchol, John K., Glanworth, Ont.  North, W. E., Cardiff, Alta.  O'Nell, Charles, Gosport, Ont.  Oliver, Charles E., East Delia, B.C.  Pellat, Vivian T. W., Semans, Sask.  Padbury. Geo.. Arbesture, Sask.  Palms, Vernon A., Greenlawn, Alta.  Parent, Ray H., Douglas, York Co., N.  B.  Phillips, Wendell R., Pembroke, N.B.  Priddle, Geo., Frogmore, Ont.  Rovis, Reeves, Brethden P.O., Plunk-  ett, Sask.  Riddell, Leslie A., Shellmoutb, Sask.  Stelnmann, Noah, Crosshill, Ont.  Smith, Arthur U, Fraserton, Alta.  Schapheitlin, Rudolph,  Canning.   N.S.  Sharpe, William H-, Loveiand, Alta.  Turnbull, Harry O., Kentville, N.S.  Wood, Wilfred E.. Mitchell^Ont.   ���������  Win wood, A., Salmon Arm, B.C.  Way, W. J., Merlin, Ont.  Weigel, John, Moltke, Ont.  Wilker, E. G. H., TaviBtock, Ont.  Walker, Charles, Canfield, Ont.  Young, John R., Dungannon, Ont.  Be  ������������������       .. :   ,.,s.t...[...,  WE HAVE 6  HOUSES  LISTED BE  low that we can deliver subject to  the first deposit.   Look them over  then see us. -  No.1  HOUSE NO. 315,���������17TH AVENU1  Weet. ������'. 'iooiuk. furnace, fireplace  panelled ball and dining room, hath  and toilet separate, open balcony at  back on second floor, full lot, 68x111  to lane. Our price to sell Quick fs  only 15250 and terms of 1609 cash  and the balance $100 every "* mos  and Interest nt 1*JC.  No. 2  HOU8E NO. 271.���������UTH AVE. WEST,  33x187 ft. tot, 7 rooms and; all amdera  convenlencea; furnace. Wa cs_ti-d������  liver this home for $5500, only $������������������������  caah and the balance at $60 per  month including Interest 8*t tht*  home without delay.  No.3  120 22ND AVE. W., NEAR OUCSec  1: St., e rooma. bmigaiow stylt, torwea.  laundry tubs, bath and toil������t m>--  bevelled plate and colorod gJ������������������  doors, electric fixtures, all complete,  our price Only $4800, only f<W0 ea������>  and the balance $35.00 far mo> *p*  interest. -:  HOUSE ON CORNEB 1STH AND  John St., 6 rooms, furnace, fireplace  panelled ball and dining room, ������!������e  trie light fixtures, good high lot tnd  corner; sold for $4300; you can hav *  it now for |4600, $500 cash Snd the  . balance $48' per mo.. Inclndintf lpt^f  - est ���������.   ���������''���������'��������� j . *   \  FOUND.  Five Keys at corner of First avenue and Victoria Drive.    Owner  get them at 1637 Victoria Drive.  can  No. 5  HOUSE NEXT TO THE ABOVE SIM  liar to above fn every way.. Price  only $4200, $400 caah. balance $40 par  montb, Including interest.  No. 6  HOU8E ON 50 FT. LOT ON 17TN  Ave. near Martha St, 6 rooms, mod'  . ern, only 1 block to cars, and a good  buy at $4500, easy terms.  ���������  & co.  2343 Main Street  Phone:   Fairmont   497  >  *<F3^:

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