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Array -1  Published in the Interests of Vancouver and the Western People  VOLUME 111  H. H. Stevens, M.p., EDiTOR-in-Chief  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, APRIL 19, 1912.  NOTES OF THE WEST  {Contributed by W. D.)  Tho Premier's address before the Canadian Club  ii the "Responsibilities of Citizenship" was,a,  fell timed exhortation given in Hou. Richard Mc-  Iride's best vein���������that it was appreciated by the  list audience to the full was evident from the  Inging cheers sent around the banquet tables.  lie address made considerable impression, and  [is been discussed around town and in the Press  favorable terms.  [More ot the same kind of straight from the  loulder talk would do immense good���������not per-  |ps to the man whose sole interest in life is a  fkrgin in a corner lot as the Premier put it���������but  >ra that wider circle 6f Canadian thought and  liperial opinion that is fast taking hold of the  1st men ot the West.  |$trange to say almost at the same time Mr. H.  Stevens, M.P., was voicing the same sentiment  Nelson, in addressing the Canadian Club there  a better spirit of Nationalism, which is n ,eded  1 public life.   Men/of our Imperial race did not  lild up the mighty Empire to which we have the  |ppiness to belong���������in a parochial spirit of sub-  visions, townsite gambles, and all the wrotched  [nerican worship of the great god Dollar. Our  slathers of old fought and died for loftier, princes andsaw far into the future, they also made,  fd the British nation today are still making,  je aud costly sacrifices���������that the principles ot  ritish justice, law and order may prevail.  Chinking imperially" may be somewhat costly  the-moment, but that it pays tho Empire and  ^11 pay Canadians, in the long run; there ia no  rible, probable' shadow of doubt, no possible  tobt whatever.  rood news for local playgoers is contained in  press announcements of the re-modelling of  Vancouver Opera house.   It is to be hoped  it the Civic authorities will look well to the  fety of the public in the manner of exits and fire  itrol.   I have long thought that it would bo  lible for modern architects to design such a  [use with less appliances, and more application  j natural laws, governing the principles of com-  [ation, air pressures and fire control,  In aueb a  tiding it would be necessary to have a 'special  (���������opening roof, so that in case of a fire oji $he  ge, where amid inflammable scenery such gen-  fly  originate,  the increase  of temperature  ould of itself control the fire, and direct its ���������  furse by natural laws, which non-sudden opening  ' doors or scene docks would not be Able to'over-  ime.   Jn such a building���������which the writer has  [r years thought out-���������itahould be possible for a  Ire on say the stage, or in-'the "flies,'' to burn it-  M. out, in full view of the audience, without the  [eecssity of anyone having to leave their seats.  One should be able in the perfect safety theatre  sit and watch the course of a fire on the stage,  ithout any discomfort from smoke or flame���������  keyond the natural rise in the temperature.   That  (uch a building will one day come to be erected,  jnce the full principles of modem theatre design-  lg are mastered, is as certain as possible.  What an appalling disaster was the wreck of  Ihe Titanic! Nothing like it has ever been kuo^n  In naval history and let us hope that nothing like  it ever will be again.   Thesq huge leviathans are  |o sonio minds more liable to mishap than theii  aorc moderate sized sister ships.  The general im-  Jpression is that some carelessness of look-out or  [navigation is answerable for the sad mishap, and  [strong things are being said about the Titanic not  ���������jurying enough life boats to accommodate the  whole of her passengers and crew.   Iu these days  ��������� *f collapsible everything, it would have been perfectly easy to have tarried hundreds, aye, thousands,  if needful,  of stout canvass  boats that  would hold six or seven people, had this idea been  |;u practice, the ill fated ship could have launched  ��������� he whole of her 2200 souls safely upon the waste  |>f waters, to be picked up in a couple of hours by  it he Carpenthapia.   I find the subject too inexpressibly sad for words; let us offer up a silent prayer  [(.hat those who have gone to that cavernous watery graves, "All's well. All's well."  Another life sacrificed tp duty's call in Vancouver this week was that of brave Jack McKen/ie of  [he Vancouver Fire Department's aerial truck  ,rew. A faulty stay snaps, and in a moment, in  [he twinkling of an eye, the whole structure - collapses, resulting in the death of Fireman McKen-  lie, and the cause of serious injury to Fireman  Murphy. Five years of faithful service on the  department had endeared McKenzie not only to  ill his mates but his superior officers as well, all  If whom speak most highly of the deceased's  I luck and bravery���������and his untimely death has  kused real and profound sorrow throughout the  [rigade, who gave him a most impressive funeral,  [rangely interrupted by a fire call as it was.  fost of the city's flags were at half mast and it  kerned the more noticeable that the highest flag  _i the city, and right opposite Fire headquarters  ^that on th Dominic Burns child's brick of a-  gilding, should not have been lowered.  The death of brave McKenzie and the breaking  Ii the American-built ladder ha3 drawn sharp at-  ^���������ntion again as tp why our City Fathers will send  Mid Vancouver dollars to the South of the Line  }&t might much better have been sent to England,  lere is now I believe no excuse, as the same kind  id better aerial trucks are built by the "Commer  |ar" Luton firm, whose chassis is of such ad-  inced superiority, that the American rights have  Jien bought by the cute Yanks for no less than  ie million dollars.  Ilad the atrial truck been of English make, poor  (Continued on page 4)  Comments on Current Events  (By Professor E. Odium, MA., B.Sc)  0OMX0 JOSEPH.  Mr. Joseph Martin, M.P., is surely a high class  comedian. It would be entertaining and instructive to take a trip through the entire public life  of the Hon. Fighting Joe. Perhaps two of the  queerest things in his public lif<* nave-eome his  way in Old London Town.  We shall look at the second first, and the first  seeond. He has been indulging in reading heroic  poetry of late, and, in his new venture has met  some spirited writings of the famous Kipling.  -And herein lies the chance on which to^make a  comment or two.  It seems that Comedian Joseph has decided to  run Kipling to earth, or to prison���������the prison that  stared Joseph in the face a few weeks ago when  ho saved himself by a proper apology. He does  not like Kipling because this grand, patriotic  British poet is too loyal fof the Canadian M. P.  in London. Or perhaps Joseph has not been able  to understand the meaning of Kipling's heroics.  There is good history for such an assertion. How  can he understand a patriotic .poem when he does  not understand the meaning of patriotism or loyalty? Worse yet, and here is the pith of my comment. How can the honorable Joseph understand  Kipling when he cannot understand tht meaning  of his own language? This is a fair question, as  I shall show.  / A little while ago our Canadian Comedian in  London-made aaspeech. Shortly afterwards he  found himself facing a charge of libel, criminal  or otherwise. When he saw himself staring into  the deep, dark recesses of Old Bailey, orsome  other of King George's free -lodging houses, he  was glad tp study the real meaning of hit speoeh.  His own lawyer told, him it was ^11 up with his  liberty, or with a goodly bunch of his money,  unless he studied the, English language from the  true English standpoint.  pat-on-the-back, with prayers of (Sod-speed you  in the future with a greater success.  And,be. sure not to overlook good old Grand-  view 'in any good thing that can be turned our  way. (Much we have, for which we are thankful,  but we are on the outlook for more; yea, verily.  A WORD TO CANADIAN TOURISTS.  Many Canadians go annually to other lands N  on pleasure trips. Europe and the British Isles  are the tfhief places of resorts. I would like to  say a few words in relation to our own splendid  naturil advantages. No land'on earth can furnish s  superior attractions to the heealth or pleasure  seeker. Canada has the lakes, rivers, hills, mountains, woodlands, prairies and northlands that will  compare1 favorably with the best that can b. produced on any other continent.  Many Who run over to Europe spend money by  hundreds of dollars, even though the spending of  tens of dollars in Canada would furnish, so far  as nature is concerned, all that the rest of the  world can lay claim'to.  And our great railway lines and steamships are  to be had in abundance1 in such places as to give  ready access to the best spots in the Dominion.  Then across the' Pacific ocean, over in Japan, is  to be had one of the loveliest countries on earth.  Everything in nature, and in art, as well as in  civilization that would take a long time to intelligently study can be found in that wonderful  country.  It is but a cheap trip, and one most easily taken.  The Canadian Pacific steamships sail from, Vancouver- and furnish safety and comfort tb the  most fastidious. Japan, China, Hong Kong and- -  Manil* asn he visited for the sum of $300.00 for,  the; rounft trip, extending over four months.  I t������nt- wandering if,* in my intended trip over  The Honorable Joseph.immediately went to\  to the above Asiatic lands, there could not be a'  school, and soon was ready with an apology  He, through his skilled lawyer, made answer  and said, in effect: "Yes, I did use these words,  but at the time of their use I did not understand  them to carry Jthe signification tbat the prosecuting attorney and my most able counsel" say they  carry. I am sorry I used words with such significance, and most solemnly apologize to the  honorable:; gentleman whom I hurled them at  ' a la Canadienne.' I am a stranger in Old London,  and have not quite mastered the true significance  of my own words when expressed in the language  of this great city. However, in view of the sound  and sensible interpretation of my speech as indicated to me both by my own lawyer and the prosecuting attorney, aa well as in full view of Old  Railey, I herewith make ample apology, and further promise to recast the use of the English,  which has been so common to me out in the Western wilds j of Canada." i ���������'  thus, then, we have Comic Joseph, not able to  properiy interpret his own English without the  aid of two of the most skilled lawyers of England,  and assisted by a glimpse at the interior recesses  of OldPiiley.  No wonder he has failed to catch the meaning,  the true intent of Kipling's heroic verses. Perhaps he^would send the patriotic poet into durance  Vila which so nearly gripped himself whilst studying the true significance of ,the English language.  Ferhaps he does not like Kipling because he is so  patriotic and reverential. The. Honorable Political Comic has yet to catch the interpretation of  these two words, since he has no internal sentiment answering to them. Patriotism, loyalty, reverence, good taste, and similar sentiments and  qualifications are yet to be taught to Joseph, or  hammered into him by Kipling heroics.  He must, in any case, be a comic politician, since  he does not understand the meaning of his own  words, much" loss those of Kipling. And yet he  has held high positions, is one of Canada's bright,  scintillating stars, and a successful lawyer. Comic  Joseph at school studying English is good.  small company of voyagers formed so as to,make  the journey one of the most entertaining, instructive and pi ������asing. j t  A four months' journey would give a person  plenty^of time to visit Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Nagasaki. Kobe, Yokohama; Tokyor-Nikku,)  Hokrado and other centres of interest, including  a climb to the.,top of Fuji Tama, the sacred mountain. ��������� '. ��������� . \ ' ��������� -��������� /"'  COTTON W COTTON'S WJSRKLY.  THE BOARD OF WORKS.  . Many keep complaining about the'slowness .of  the Council movements in relation to public improvements. Some people would grumble if they  were going to be hanged. It is hard to-satisfy  all.   In fact, it has never, been done yet.  As to the engineering department, representing  the actual plans and will of the Board of Works,  it is but just to say that there never has been a  time in the history of Vancouver when so many  vast and small improvements have been so vigorously pushed forward as at present. This is no  reflection, on our past capable engineers, but is  intended to give just praise to the men in charge  of this department of the City's public affairs.  Tn every part of Vancouver there is manifest  both plan, vigor and positive work of a truly  herculean character.  In C-randview, where I am .most familiar with  what is under Way, one is forced to admit splendid progress. Thus, then I claim there is due to  our aldermen, the Board of Works and the engineering department much praise. Herewith,  on behalf of myself aud a multitude of other good,  sensible citizens, is extended the handshake, or  "The capitalists and the workers are at war over  the product of. the labor of the workers. The  workers desire to.free themselves from capitalist  robbery. Socialism is the method by which this  is done! But there is no personal hatred in Socialism. We do not want to kill any capitalist,  nor to take the fortune of any particular capitalist  away from him. We want to conquer the capitalist class on the political field, in order to stop the  exploitation now going on,"  Apart from all questions of the merits of the  question, that is, of Socialism versus Capitalist,  these are sane words. With such sentiments for  guidance, the Socialist must win respect as he  wages Avar oh the present economic system. One  of the curses attached to Socialism is the unreasoning and unjust element, too largeljr in control,  which, with a vengeful spirit, breaks and tramples  Upon, every wise and just principle of action lying at the base of true Socialism.  Let all men who would improve present conditions carry sentiments of kindness and big-  hearted manliness; and more success will come to  their endeavors. The strikes accompanied with  force, violence, and the threatened destruction of  life and property are a failure and must be put  down by the strong arm of the people as expressed  , in law and enforced by the police and, if necessary, by the militia.  Let such scoundrels as St. John come to Canada and insult our people, and law, and receive  with lightning speed the treatment that wisdom  and the highest justice and mercy demand, if so,  he will be found in a Canadian jail, learning to  break stones. Later on, if he get not out, or do  not learn wisdom and use good taste, then apply  the lash to his treason-teaching person. Lay on  the welts good aud hard. Of course he is not a  Socialist. He is only a coarse Yankee I. W. W.  prating anarchy.  I have learned that success is to be measured  not so much by the position that one has reached  iu life as by the obstacles which he has overcome  while trying to succeed.���������Booker T. Washington.  Every duty we omit obscures some truth wo  should have known.���������JRuskin.  If you have built castles in the air, your work  need not be lost: that is where they should bo  built; now put foundations under them.���������Thoreau.  yk  BRIDGING SECOND NARROWS  Editor Western Call.  Sir: In the News-Advertiser of December 30th,,  1911, Mr. C. E. Cartwright expresses dissent front  tho views advanced by me regarding the effect  upon the velocity of the tidal current at the First  Narrows of the projected enlargement of the  waterway there, and of the suggested substitution  of a solid embankment for a steel bridge at tha  Second Narrows. May I trespass upon your valuable space to explain somewhat more fully the  grounds upon which my conclusions, have been  based. /'  ���������t ���������  I can, J think, best do so by giving in fall tha  deduction of the formula by wjhich I. have ventured to express the relations, as I conceive them  to he, between the waterway and velocity' of current at the Narrows, and the receptive capacity  ot\the Inlet. I must first define the symbols which  I have used, as follows: Let;  A mean sectional, area of waterway at Narrows, i.e., mean''of areas of waterway at  Low Water and at High Water in square  V mean velocity of current inwards, during^  any one tide, in feet per second.  Q mean quantity passing inwards in one second, in cubic feet.  T Time elapsing between slack water low and1  slack water -high, of any one tide, in tidal  periods (of, say, 22,000, seconds).  C Capacity of Inlet between planes of Low  and High Water, of any one tide (to which  V, Q and T relate) in accordance with established tidal regimen* in units of capacity  of Inlet. ~ *  Then AV equals Q in one second. .      '   'i  AV x T equals Q x T in one tide. ���������      <  AV x T equals C in one fide.  AV x I equals C in one tide.  AV equals C in one tide.     ,  Q. E. D.  and it will be observed "that the element ot  has not been overlooked. ,.'-/, '  , Now the formula AV equals C, being proved, I "/���������  submit that my conclusions based upon It stand  confirmed, v\z, that ths velocity-ot current flowing through the Narrows will vary inversely, as  the sectional area of the waterway, and I am inclined to think that this formula will hold good  for variations of area far beyond the limits within  which Mr. Cartwright admits its truth.  Referring again to the equation which I have  formulated, AV equals C, it is plain that if A  remain cftnstaW'T^W vary "dlWIy*a*"C; ucr*^  that if the capacity of the Inlet (I mean Burrard  Inlet) were reduced to C divided by 4 by an embankment at the Second Narrows; or to C divided  by 20 by a landslide, or otherwise, filling up  from tho North shore to Brockton Point, the velocity of inflow at the Narrows would be reduced to  V divided by 4 in the first case, and to V divided  by 20 in the second.  From this conclusion there is no escape to which  I can clearly see the way in the light of: the facts  and arguments which Mr. Cartwright advances.  Mr. Cartwright says that my assumption that  "the capacity of the Inlet to receive tide water  between the planes of low and high water is a  fixed and constant quantity" is not correct; because, as he says, high tides are lower at Port  Moody and Indian River than at the Narrows. I  submit that the assumption is correct, because the  planes of high and low water for any tide, spring  or neap, whether these planes be or be not inclined  to the horizontal or to each other, are in accordance with the tidal regimen of the Inlet established from eternity past; and are always the same for  the same tidal range, and the contained volume  therefrom constant,  Were the sectional area of the  Narrows increased (and the current with it, as I understand  Mr. Cartwright to contend), the result I think,  would be the establishment of a modified tidal '"'  region, but with "C" still constant for the new  condition.  Mr. Cartwright's concluding illustration, designed, as I understand it, to prove that the construction of a solid embankment at the Second  Narrows would not reduce the velocity of the inflowing current at the First Narrows, appears to  me inapt. His illustration of the filling of the  Inlet through the Narrows by a comparison with  the filling of a tank with water from a flume I  do not thing represents at all correctly the condi-  ��������� mM  , wi-y%  ��������� HiMh  \        ^Ji-������'.^������������.^',  - - " 0M%  '-Mm  x&!$&  iryim  Xf'ps&ii  Love���������It is the rule for fulhMlinjr all rules,  the New Commandment for keeping all the Old  Commandments. Christ's own secret of ������i Christian  life.���������Henrv Druiunioud.  turns prevailing at the Narrows, and in the Inlet,  during the rising of.the tide from low to high  water.  To more correctly, as I think, represent these  conditions let us imagine a tank say ten feet,  square and ten feet deep, having a box flume one  foot wide entering its side, the top and bottom  of the flume flush with the top aud bottom of  the tank. Suppose this tank and flume to be so  placed that the water of low tide just covers the  bottom of flume and tank; now suppose the tide  to rise ten feet in say ten minutes. Suppose the  tank filled and slack tide reached. Then the  mean sectional area of the stream that filled it.  will have been 5 square feet: the volume delivered  into the tank will have been 1000 cubic feet; the  tidal period, by hypothesis, has beeu 600 seconds  the mean velocity of flow mast have been 0M&  feet per second. Introducing these values into  the formula AV equals C, wa have 5 x 0.333 equals  1.666. which if multiplied by the 600 seconds of  the tidal period gives 1000 cubic feet, conforming  to hypothesis.  Now suppose- the flume to be 2 feet wide, other  conditions as before, then A equals 10, C equals  (Continued     ''. . ^age 4) BnM.'Km.KKMttU'Mi  TTO? WESTERN* CALL. s  Alex  Crawford  LADIES TAILOR  1015 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Imported  Suitings in Blue,  Grey and Brawn  lined with Skinner's Guaranteed Satin;  at $40 per suit.  Shoe Repairing  BY   AN  EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farringtoh  BROADWAY-  Between Mala St. aad Westminster Rd.  ... call at ...  Boxer Murray & Co.  I7SS WEflWRSTEl Mil. Isar C������r. Vtetorls  ram  HOUSES ANO LOTS IN THE LOCALITY  r.llu%4.ruc������������m ftttiFalnnittttt  m  smr  PIR3T-CLAS3  SHOE JIAKINO  AND SHOE REPAIRING  DOfrrt Af  PETERS 8 CO.  Near Comer Mill Street aad Broatfwt)  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician   and   Surgeon  Office and Residence:  3UIf ������ A. WALDEM BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St  *aammammmmmmmmammmaMmmmmams  QUEEN KEYHOMIE  Informs the public ot her wonderful  powers la reading; the history of one**  life by examining the palm of tbe  band. 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WUHsms  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  l������| Lee Bit, Cr. Hsstiofs & Abbott Sr  Vancouver, B.C.  CANADA'S   SUPPLY   OF   COAL.  Depending on Uncle Sam to Large Extent, Especially for Anthracite���������  ��������� Peat and Electricity as Substitutes.  Central Canada is Constantly within  measurable distance of a coal famine;  nor are the conditions which may precipitate such a famine in any considerable degree within the country's control. This is due to the fact that all  Eastern and Central Canada is dependent on the Pennsylvania fields for  their supplies of anthracite coal. In  view of the threatened strike of the  Pennsylvania miners, this situation is  of unusually grave importance to Canadians. It Is only when such strike*  occur that* the public actually realizes  how dependent it is upon supplies of  United States coal. Again, very few  seem to realize the fact that the supplies of United States coal, both, anthracite and bituminous, may be en*  tirely denied ub at any time. Mr.  peprge QUs Smith, of the U������ fl������'Geological Survey, says: "Let us keep  our coal at home, and with It manufacture whatever the world needs."  Should this happen, can we say tbat  we are prepared to get along without It?  Depehdeneft en United States for  Anthracite.  According to a recent estimate, anthracite clal in tbe United States will  be exhausted ia leu than two hundred  years. Leas before that time the cost  will increase and the United Statea  Oovernment will: see' to it that the  coal is not exported, but kept ait home  for Ita own needs. Let us see to what  extent United 8tates coal is sold in  Canada. Enquiries sent out by the  Commission of Conservation shota,that  the following provinces are, supplied  with anthracite coal from Ihe United  States:   '������������������>'..���������'���������  COVENANT   OF    EVERLASTING  POSSESSION.  (Prof. E. Odium, M.A., B.Sc.)  Province.                  Cost to Cons  umer  Nova Scotia ..........  .|6.50 to $7.00  Cape Breton .......  . 6.60 to  8.00  Prince Edward Island..  . 6.00 to  6.50  New Brunswick ....    .  . 7.00 to  8.00  (sfUvUQv     ��������� ,��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������(��������� *  . 6.50 to  7.60  Ontario (east ef Port  ��������� /  Arthur)   .............  . 6.00 to  7.76  Ontario (west of Port  Arthur)   ......... ������������������'...  . 8.00 tolLOO  Manitoba,........  .11.00 to 12.50  Saskatchewan   .....  .12.50 to 15.00  Our Bituminous Coal Supply.  Wltb regard to bituminous coal, Ontario, west of Cornwall, is supplied  entirely from tbe United Statea. Owing to the low freight rate on United  Statea coaL Nova Scotia cannot compete with United States coal west of  Cornwall. Tbe- bituminous coal consumed In Manitoba is almost entirely  from the United States, although coal  mined in, tbe Crowe Nest and Lethbridge district* finds a ready market  in Western Manitoba. \  From tbe above, it can be seen tbat  one of the/most important questions  we' have in Canada, at least in the.  Province of Ontario and the prairie  provinces, is the question of fuel. Tbe  fuel for the, prairie provinces will necessarily be supplied in the form of  coal and briquettes from mines in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. But thl* does not apply to. the  Province of Ontario, and for economic  reasons stated before. Nova Scotia coal  cannot find a market In Ontario.  ii *** *** j********************  ii TORONTO  ������ FURNITURE  STORE  J i 3334 Main St.  ��������� ��������� Our stock of Furniture  ;��������� is Large, Modern and  '{- adapted to the tastes of  '\ Buyers.  ;: Dressers, Buffets, Tables %  % Chairs,  Couches,   Mat-  $ tresses, Bedsteads, etc.  Peat ss a Substitute*  Tbe other sources of beat, light and  power are peat, wood and hydro-electric power. Of these, peat and hydroelectric power only can be considered  as substitutes tor coal. With regard  to peat, the Mines Branch of the Department of Miner has demonstrated  the fact that peat can be successfully  and economically used for fuel and  power purposes. Estimating the cost  per ton of peat at the bog, $2.00, and  the coBt of soft coal $4.00 per ton, in  car lots f.o.b., the fuel cost per brake  horsepower year (3,000 hours) would  be as follows: .   .  Peat producer gas plant $ 7.50  Coal producer gas plant    9.00  Steam plant  36.00  Mr. B. F. Haanel of tbe Mines  Branch, in commenting on the foregoing, states that when peat is manufactured on a large scale with machines provided with mechanical excavators and other labor-saving devices,  the cost per ton of peat at the bog  will be considerably less than $2.00.  While power generated from peat  may be successfully used in certain  localities in different parts of the country, owing to the low cost of hydroelectric power and the abundance of  water power, the chief substitute for  coal which will make Ontario almost  entirely independent of United States  coal, will be hydro-electric energy.  The Hydro-Electric Power Commission has done much to further the  use of hydro-electric power by distributing this power to different centres, and vigilance must be exercised  to see that the sources of this energy  are not disposed of in such a manner  as to deprive the people of power at  reasonable rates.  Genesis 13: 15���������"For all the land  which thou .seest, to 2thee will I give  it, and to THY SEED FOREVER."  Genesis 15: 18���������"In the same day  the Lord made a covenant with Abraham, saying, Unto thy seed I have  given this land,' from the/river of  Egypt unto the great river, the River  Euphrates."  Genesis 18: 8���������"And I will give unto  thee and to thy seed after thee, the  land wherein thou art a Stranger, ALL  THE LAND OF CANAAN, for an EVERLASTING  POSSESSION."  Oeueste 22: 17���������"That in 'blessing,  jL will bless thee, and in multiplying  thy seed as the stars of the heaven  and as the sand which is upon the  ���������bore; and thy seed SHALL POSSESS  THS GATE of HIS ENEMIES,"  "And hi thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because  thou hast obeyed my voice."  Genesis 27: 29���������"Let people serve  thee, and nations bow down to thee,"  Genesis 28: 13���������"The land whereon  thou best; to thee will I give it, and  to thy seed;  "And thy seed shall be as the dutt  of the earth; and thou shalt spread  abroad to the west* ahd to the east,  and to tbe north, and to the south:  and in thee and In thy seed shall all  tbe families of the earth be blessedX,  Genesis 35: 12���������"And the land which  I gave Abraham, and Isaac, to thee  will I give it, and TO THY SEED  AFTER THEE will I give the land."  Deut. 32: 8���������"When the Most High  divided to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the sons of  Adam, He set the bounds of the people, according to the number of the  children of Israel."   .  "For the Lord's portion is His pec  pie: Jacob is the lot of His inheritance." .  To those who believe tbat the Bible  tells tbe truth and that what God has  promises He makes good, I would address this question:  If the Children of Israel, all excepting the Jews, are blotted out, or are  merged and lost among the nations  of the earth, as Is generally taught,  then wherein has God made good, or  how cab He make good His promises  as set out In the above verse*? The  land was given to Abraham and bis  seed for an ''everlasting possession."  And this promise, with many others  similar, because Abraham obeyed the  voice of God. Tbe promise was necessarily an unconditional and an un-  raodiflable promise. Has God failed?  Or will Israel yet "possess bis possessions," a* tbe prophets declare,  even when the ten-trlbed bouse ot Israel was In exile?  if Israel is to come into the possession of all the lands from the "River of Egypt to the River Euphrates,"  as was promised, and which Israel has  not yet taken possession of, then IS-  RAELvMUST BE A NATION SOMEWHERE ON EARTH, and MUST BE  PREPARING TO COME INTO ACTUAL    POSSESSION,   or   GOD   HAS  FAILED. ;     v  If the Almighty fall In His promises, then He is not reliable. If He Is  yet to make good, where Is Israel?  The Jews are only the twelfth part of  Israel, and besides the prophetic utterances were particularly turned to  the HOUSE OF ISRAEL, as in contrast with the HOUSE OF JUDAH.  Let the ministers of the Scriptures  tell from their pulpits how" God has  failed, or how God is yet to make good  His word. He must keep hard and  fast to the "everlasting covenant."  Later on, I shall ask our ministerial  friends who delight in a spiritual Interpretation for material promises,  several other pertinent questions.  Thousands of thoughtful readers are  tired of the superficial and contradictory interpretations of the Scriptures so common today.   __   FASHION AND DRE9S.  X               A complete line of *  4 Linoleums, Carpet Squares, etc. *  Drop in and inspect our goods. ������  This is where you get a square *>  *                         deal. *  1                M. H. COWAN f  *.&WW******4-**4"14 * 11 **���������**  I  The one hundredth and fourth aviator to  die in heavier-than-air flight  was  Dr.   C.  B.   Clarke,  of  Brooklyn,  who fell 260 feet on September 25 at  Ithe New York aviation meet.  Edison Is working on a new telephone called the "loud-sounding telephone." It Is for the use of railroads,  and will have a receiver of such construction that a voice speaking at the  sending end can be heard all through  the room at the receiving end. A  prominent railroad official says the  present Morse instruments will soon  be replaced on all railroads by Edison's new instrument.  .   J. H. P.  Fashions change, but dress continues. The-word 'fashions' is the name  of a contagious old disease among  horses, Shakespeare speaks of a  steed which was "infected with the  fashions." The contagion is common  yet, but not among horses.  ' Fashions have ever been ja. subject  of comment. In the olden times they  were just as extravagant as they are  now. Isaiah puts in the strongest kind  of a protest against "the changeable  suits of apparel" and other stylish fixings of "the daughters Of Zlon." -Isa.  3: 16-26.) Among the early Romans,  and also, in England, laws were enacted to restrain excess in wearing apparel. ��������� ."������������������;.<.'���������������������������' '.-"���������  Yet Queen Elizabeth possessed the  dresses of all countries, and left 3,000  suits In her wardrobe. Elisabeth of  Spain never wore a gown the second  time. Almost any stylish woman had  a millinery bill "as long as herself."  One lady of quality bad a dressmaker's  bill for one year of "six thousand  pounds." The satirists of those days  vied with each other in trying to make:  fashion* appear ridiculous. .,  As Indicating the periods of popular erases for new varieties of dress  goods; note the following dates:  Alpaca, made from the wool of the  llama, was not known ln England until i������3������: vv ������������������'���������".; xy:y$:."'--.   ���������;  Cashmere, from the wool. of the  Thibit goat, was ma4e Into ehawls for  English ladies in 1666.       < ���������'���������}"  Calico entered England in 1631, from  Calicut, East India.;In 1700 calico  suits were prohibited by Euglllsh law.  Cambric, first manufactured at Cam-  bray, France, was introduced Into England ln 1580.  Cotton cloth was not allowed to be  sold, in England in 1721. The word  "cotton" is from the Arabic kotun.  No cotton mill was operated in America until 1789, at Beverley^ Mass,  .Cause was first made a Gasa, pales-  tine, hence the name. The European  manufacture of gauze began at Paisley, Scotland, In 1759.        .;^'lv ^?  Gingham was first made in India. It'  differs from calico in that the colors  are woven in, instead of being printed on; ^ ���������.,,....;     ".'.,''.-'���������,'\.:.yy:  Linen cloth was in EngUmd In 1868.;  In olden times linen teread was spun  by women on spinning wheels.  Muslin taker its names from Mons-  8ul, Mesopotamia, where it- was first  made. England began to tmpor It in'  1670. The texture of India muslin was  so fine that It was spoken of as  "woven wlnd."'-;''';;;'"r>;v  .������������������; Lwe wa* first made in France In  1320, and in. Saxony ''faiffi:.:yy'-'f  Silk originated with the CWhese 150  B. a Indie made it in 274 A.P. and  sold it at the rate of a pound of silk  for a jHmnd of gold. Raw silk was  made in Europe in 550. Silk dreflses  were first worn In 1455. 8!lk culture  began in Louisiana in 1718, and in  Georgia in 1732. ~  Satin is a Chinese article of similar  history with silk.  Velvet was first made In the twelfth  century ln Italy. It soon passed Into  France, where It was Improved, and  thence Into England In 1685.  Worsted goods, Including merlnoes,  bombazines, buntings, damasks, poplins, cashmeres, and the like, were  first made in Worsted, England, hence  tbe general name.  The muff was introduced before the  seventh century, and it varied in shape  and material quite the same as now.  Muffs -of leopard skin were worn in  1702.   ' ���������'.'      ;y   '..   ;���������'/  Shawls came from the Orient. They  were first known in Europe in 1801,  when Napoleon returned from his  Egyptian campaign, bringing with him  a shawl for Josephine. This set tbe  fashion. ������������������'  To Josephine also we are indebted  for first using the handkerchief. Queen  Elisabeth and her court had handker  chiefs, but they did not use them  much, while the French empress, having "very bad teeth," made constant  Use ofjdalnty pieces of linen and lace  in .order to conceal her great misfortune. ���������  Embroidery was in a state 0/ full development 3,500 year* ago. The em'  broiderer wrought his fabrics "in blue,  purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen.'  (Ex. 34:35.)  Two laborers in Council Bluffs were  preparing to dig a hole jta the street,  and a passer-by stopped to watch  them mark it on the asphalt. As  they worked, one laborer said:  "Did yez work yisterdayV Tim?"  '"Av course not," replied the other.  "Yisterday wor Lincoln's birthday."  The one who had spoken first finished marking on the asphalt, -and  then said:  "Tim, what makes them./celebratec  the birthday Of Lincoln?"  "Oi don't know," replied the other,  "unless it's because "William -Jennings  Bryan comes from there."���������Chicago  News..'  *****$********************'****^  Your Attention for a Moment 1  Wecarry the largest stock of  PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, PAPER HANGERS'  \   TOOLS AND BRUSHES  In Grandview.  Just Rmg Seynwur  And we will do the re^t. You will find our price right. ������  : ���������������������������'���������.������������������   . .".������������������/��������� ��������� ���������   ��������� -.-'���������:-.���������'"     :'\       ��������� - ���������-'  Our Spring Stoclrof  f HOES; RAKES, FORfcS; MOWERS Mid ^SHEARS ^  Is now in; so���������- ,ttot;w;.������������^>iM^r J^^z-ii^^tlO^';  to fill your requkenjentsv  "How to utilize the waste is one of  the great problems of the manufacturing world. It is one of the great problems, of human life as well. The ingenuity of man has made it possible to  save even the particles of gold dust  in the mint. It is vastly important for  a man to save "the raspings and par  ings of existence, those leavings of  days and wee bits of hours,' the right  use of which determines the true value of a man's lifework."  Out of 1,400 children in ascertain  Chicago institution for the feebleminded, 1,000 of them came there because of "the vice disease."  : 1714-1716 Park Drive      Pkuet Seyiow Mil ���������  ������..������������������       .      r       ���������-������������������  .  ;��������������������������� ; ,-.��������� v / .... . ���������  .-.;  ; Branch: JOYCE RD., Collingwood E.      HWM It ;  ************************* ****************w  Mlka tsfiMivM4  Is^teTMWZim  llllce. ������l-l������ Dc-isoi Hick  25 Issttefs Street. 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This is the highest  price on record and indicates an advance of $5 an ounce since the first of  the year. Dealers ��������� predict a further  increase.  The Lehigh Valley road- has recently demonstrated that a locomotive  may be run 446 mileB without recoal-  ing and with a saving.of 40 to 50 per  cent, over the usual consumption���������a  performance declared by Railway and  Locomotive Engineering (New York,  September), to be "the most remarkable ever made in this or any other  country."  A leading Troy collar manufacturer  says that no linen whatever is used  in the production of linen collars.  "Long ago," 'he says, "the manufacturers ascertained that cotton, after  being properly treated, not only looked  as well as the superior article but that  it lasted longer,"    ,  I  *  t  t  >  n|4h  Phone:   Fairmont 958  ������,.������������������*, h,.H"M"1"H *** I 1"HhHi I****  1605 MAIN ST.    I  'LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  SA������H, DOORS, MOULDINGS  Contractors and House Builders  Carpenters and Frameworkers  We have just what you require  SASH and 1-OORS MADE ON PREMISES TO ORDER  DRESSED and FINISH LUMBER of HIGH GRADE  No order too large for us to handle promptly.     No order  too small to receive careful attention.  >;.,;,* i i i.h ���������! I 11 1 111 1 II HUH'  M III If Mil M I i 11 ** Ml 1 IS  "-"335p5--s?5ssr THE WESTERN GALL.  "And how is your husband getting  along after his operation?" asked Mrs.  Oldcastel.  ^Oh." replied Mrs: Gottlt Laytelelgh,  "the doctor says he repudiating nicely."���������Judge.  Pat was unmercifully laughed at for  his cowardice by the whole regiment,  but he was equal to the occasion.  "Rim, is It?" he repeated scornfully.  "Faith, an' I did nayther. I Just observed the gineral's express orders.  He told us, 'Shtrike for I home and  yer country,' and 1 shtruck for home.  Them that shtruck for their country is  there yet/' ���������  -"My husband is particularly liable  to seasickness, captain," remarked a  lady passenger. "Could you tell him  what to do in' case of an attack?*'  'Taln't necessary, mum," replied the  captain. "He'll do it."���������Mariner's Advocate.  A boy in a Chicago school refused  to sew, evidently considering it beneath the dignity of a ten-year-old  man. "George Washington sewed,"  said the principal, taking it for  granted that a soldier must; "and  do you -consider yourself better than  George Washington?" "I don't  know, time will tell," said he seriously.���������Popular Education.  Phano Fairmont 848     Always'in Mt. Pleasant  Jelly's Express  and Baggage Transfer  Stand���������Main and Broadway  Phono - Fairmont 845  i*umi9**am\****mMm*t*oa**ma  ***\9\itum\Mum\*-*9***wk������o*m*a****mm  r PROF. COWAN  EXPERT TEACHER of Violin, Mandolin.  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LE 1TIEI aad BMAItAr  X^M*^i-xX~X-: " 'i-t *<��������� * ���������!��������� ***** {"W >0   ^-<*.:*->^*..-   rM-{������l"W''S"'-t'M-* >4**  i*^*^^^^**********4<<^^^ *^************<<^^^<<''>***H  ARE YOU INTERESTED IN B.C METHODISM? I  THEN THE *  Western Methodist Recorder  (Published Monthly)  Is almost indespensible to you.  *  No' other medium wiU give you such general and  such satisfactory information about Methodist  activity in this great growing province. Whether  a Methodist or not you are interested in Methodist  movement.   Send your subscription to  Manager Meliidtffst-Iecorder P. & P. Co.,Ud.   ���������  ���������   Victoria, B.C.  81*0O  -   Ono Year  Jl arni and  FARM  FAIRS  USEFUL '"  s- ���������������������������������������������  They   Not   Only   Educate,   but   They  Make Monsy For the Hojdors.  That the f.irm fair Is weh worth  while bus been demonstrated in dollars and cents b.v the department of  agriculture. Us report shows that  there are in tbe United States 1.203  county fair associations, with a paid  up membership of !������o.3_l. and tbat the'  stotal receipts in l'.)H> of tbe various  exhibition* were S2.525.7.V).  The agricultural college and the  farmers' institute have been benefited  very gtvatly. The fair gives these In  sUtutes and tbeir workers an opportunity to meet farmers personally. It'  gives .-in opportunity to secure cooperation in demonstration work,  makes it possible to get ln touch with  farmers and conduct agricultural  schools and- short courses, not only  while the exposition is on. but' also lo  different parts of the country later.  It makes it possible to collect In one  place the results of field demonstrations all over tbe state and enables  college   aud   station. men   to  secure  FARM NOTES.  Some of the farms in Quebec "Are  twenty wide and four and a half miles  ln length.  ������*rrv ckowi> *t r*BM r*���������.  names and addresses of representative  farmers with whom to correspond lo  disseminating agrienitnrai information.  At certain periods each day demonstrations are given at different parts  of tbe ground*. Those demonstrations  include packing of fruit, manipulation  of the Bnbcock test, spraying operations, including the mixing of sprays,  as well us their application; killing,  dressing and packing of poultry for  market: sanitary bundling of milk:  transplanting, budding and pruning of  trees: seed selection, cheese and butter  tusking, resting itgrtcuitornl machinery, cooking, plow-tug., matches, etc.  In exhibiting animals bay snd bedding should be provided five if possible, ntid en In should be sold nt a  very moderate rate to exhibitor*. Tin*  matter of feed nt fairs hss caused s  lot of trouble. Grafting very frequently creeps lo. lending to Intense dissatisfaction snd often to unpleasant ex-  jn'riences.  The Judging must ha done, so far as  IMMwihle.  by  wholly  (f'slntercsted ex  parts.   The Judge ought to lie ready to  explain auy tlndlng if he Is asked to do  so  Probably the most unique garden In  Colorado is that of J. V. Crone, which  is devoted to the breeding of toads as  well as the raising of garden truck.  Mr. Crone has caught hundreds of  toads and put them on his place. He  declares they are the worst enemy of  the fly and says the time will come  when people will domestlcae them for  the purpose of ridding their* premises  of flies. Already the toads, have  cleared evry fly from the Crone place,  and neighbors attribute absence from  flies from their premises to the Crone  toad garden.���������Inter Ocean.   i.  At the International Apple Shippers'  .convention in Detroit, Mich., the Canadian apple men scored rather a notable victory, when their exhibit carried off the president's cup for the  most comprehensive display of apples.  There was keen competition from the  numerous apple-growing j districts of  the United States, but the Canadian  fruit won a very decided victory. The  Canadian collection comprised thirty  leading commercial varieties, which  had been selected from careful sprayed orchards. The principal points on  which the Canadian apples won were  fine quality and commercial value.���������  Michigan Advocate. -->  The greatest gains in soil treatment  the world has ever known haye been  made on the University of Illinois' experiment plots on the S. Noble King  farm' ^n McLean county, near Champaign county. When wheat threshing  concluded even the expectations of the  state experts were exceeded. By the  use of phosphorous fertilizer the yield  was more than doubled. The average  yield on all plots which were not treat-  er with phosphorous was twenty-four  bushels an acre. The average yield  on the fertilized plots was fifty-eight  and one-half bushels an acre, an average gafn of thirty-four and cWhalf  bushels an acre. This is the climax of  the results that have been secured on  the experiment plot year after year,  and more than bears out the propaganda of Dr. C. G. Hopkins, tbe university soil expert, who holds that crops  may be doubled with intelligent soil  treatment, ft is Dr. Hopkins who is  telling Illinois farmers that they cannot continue to take everything out  of the soil wifeout/putting something  hack.,,./ When the complete returns  from the experiment field are published the advocates of soil fertility in Illinois expect to have another powerful  weapon forged for them in their campaign of education. The farmers of  Illinois will be told that on the ordi-  'nary land of the Illinois corn belt in  Iten years the increase due to soil  'treatment'.has amounted to 181.47 an  acre, with a net profit of more than  200 per cent, while the land is made  richer year by year. The total cost  for phosphorus fertilizer for those  years was $25.  Bridge  City Fire Alarms  8���������Granville and bmcb.  4���������C P. R. Tarda.  ������������������Granville and Davie.  ������������������Granville and Robson.  f���������8eymour'and Balmcken  ������������������North end old Camble St  ������������������Georgia and Camble.  10���������Hamilton and Robson.  18���������Granville and Dunsmuir.  IS���������Richards and Dunsmuir.  14���������Seymour and Pender.  18���������Homer and Pender.  18���������Hastings and Granville.  IT���������-Hastings and Richards.  It���������Seymour and Cordova.  It���������C.P.R. Wharf (No. 8 Shed.)  tt���������H. B. Co.. Georgia and Granville  tl���������-Cordova and Water,  ta���������W. H. Malkin'a. Water Street  tt���������Water and Abbott  84���������Hastings and Abbott      /  88���������Cordova and Gamble,  tt���������Water and Carrall.  8T���������Cordova aad Columbia,  tt���������Pender and Columbia,  tt���������Pender and Beattie.  tt���������Hastings and Hamilton.  tl���������Hastings and Carrall.  88���������R. C. Muli. south end Carrall  tt���������Hudson's Bay Co.. Water Street  84���������City Hall,  tt���������-Main and Barnard.  88���������Main and Powell.  87-Main and Keerer.  88���������C. P. R. Wharf (No. I Shed).  48���������Smythe and Camble.  48���������Smythe A- Homer.  44���������Brackman-Ker Wharf.  48���������Homer and Helmcken.  ������������������������Dunsmuir and Hornby.  88���������Granville and Nelson.  84���������Robson and Hornby.  81���������Davie and Hornby.  tt���������Nelson and Hornby.  88���������Georgia and Howe,  84���������Pender and Howe.  ���������ft-Huttnga wad Hornby.  87���������Main and Park Lane.  88���������-Dunsmuir and Beattie.  ' .__������������������-Columbia and Alexander.  TO--Seymour and Drake;  Fritz Mielkee, a farmer living near  Watton, Iowa, was paid ������639.86 for a  single' wagonload of timothy seed. This  is said to be the largest sum ever paid  for a load of grain or seed in eastern  Iowa. A farmer near Monona reports  a return of $40 an acre for the seed  from a forty-acre field of timothy seed  and considers the nutritive value of  the hay as fodder but little reduced, as  the hay was well cured before the seed  was threshed. ,  _SHS?y,n.ou/ ���������*���������* 8mythe.  181���������Heap's Mill. Powell Btrett  4tt���������Hasting* Mill No. 8.  188���������HrujtinSs Mill No. 1.  It4���������Burns' Abattoir.  Iff���������Powell and Woodland.  Iff-Hastings Mill, foot Dunlesvy.    .  18T���������Pender and Salsbury.  Mt���������Hastings and Victoria Drive.  Mt���������Oxford and Tempteton.  M8���������Pender and Jackson.  131���������Powell and Carl.  Itt���������Hastings and CarL  138���������Vernon and Powell.  134���������Pender and Heatley.  188���������Powell and Hawks.  138���������Hastings and Dunlevy.  137���������Salisbury and Powell.  141���������-Powell  and   Raymur.  Sugar   Refinery.  148���������Hastings and Vernon.  148���������Hastings and Lakewood.  181���������Powell and Katoa  tM��������� Eighth and Bridge.  tM���������Sixth and Heather.  814���������Lansdowne and Manitoba  815���������Prudential Investment Co. Front  and Manitoba.  818���������Sixth and Birch.  817��������� Front and Beotta.  all���������Front anV Ontario.  881���������Seventh and Ash.  Ixth and Sprues.  Jtxth and Laurel.  ^Vancouver Lumber Co  , -Vancouver Kncineerins Ce  '������������������Lprne and Columbia.    >  ���������J-*|lxth and Alberta.  331���������Fifth and Yukon.  838���������Eighth and Manitoba.  838���������Sixth and Granville.  841���������Eighth and Granville.  848���������Front and Main.  848���������Second and .Granville.  861���������Main and Duflerln.  888���������Seventh and Carolina.  8W���������Prince. Edward and Duffer**  888���������Eighth and Prince Edwerrt  883���������Fifth and Main.  86j���������seventh ai.d Main.  318���������Barclay nnd  penman.  313���������Pacific Coast Mills.  314���������Brougiiton and Georgia  318���������Davie and penman.  318���������Burnaby and Nicola. v  317���������Chllco and Barclay.  318���������Chllco and Oeonfla-  381���������Bute and Harwood.  388���������Bute and Barclay.  Nelaon and Thurlow.  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  gOMB men are ao philanthropic that .  tbey stay downtown settlta* tb*  European criala while their witettplit  the kindling wood and carry ott tt*  ashea.  -    ���������        -*  It at a mean mother who transposes '  tho picks* and to* preserve Jan. '  It Is easy ts.gtvs people good tdvlctk'  Ths bard part comes to furnishing tht  brains necessary to act open |t ~  Men art not contlsttnt even la 4nW  honesty.   Ths man who will tomtit * '-  bank may be shocked at the Ush ef  cheating a street car company oaf ������C  a far*.  Telling a girt that a  shade hu't otcomlsg to bar makes bar  madder than stepping on ths tan of  asr favorite kitten.  tht natttodlng wmnan will bs>bap-  pler If she doesn't go tolMbfsa.  A bora Met of the feminine dapsbds  somewhat upon ths appsaranes of ths  girt ������cross the street.       '   "   7  When a woman gsti a real bargnlt  her hosbaad boasts of It for t motth.  When ������ coafirmed Bar want*'to  subtly d������*lv* paoplt ht tails tbem tht  troth.  v.**i*  y-������:  -��������� '<?  The Unssrtaln Csrtars,  Who eaa t������U whars eostdagt  When we are not looking  ���������oms os* ������tugs the battoa.  AMI new stow Is eooklag:  Mow it is to China;  Now It to In bpala,  Tripoli or Turkey.  isn't tt a atralat  ���������*     1  lust.whan wears thinking  Now st tost srs settle  Dowsj to eaa* ana) sslsnasm  Some one stirs ths ksttle.  Portugal gets resaess.  M  The man who commended the idea  of making two blades of grass where  lone grew before would have been interested in the prediction of President  ��������� Taft before the National Conservation  Congress at Kansas City, that in .fifty  years our farms will be feeding 200,-  There an������ plenty of expert Jn-hres ! O^MO people where they are at prcs  To do this tbey will have to produce  double their present output of everything. Can they do it? "On the  vthole,  "asserted    President  Taft, "I  li?i-usts;:)ii nr uui>iir:.inj topics.  , *Hr+M'+*H^:-*-K-^^^  Valwe of White Oak.  Wtlfr onk Is mi>������.- so scarce that the  .n ,.:i i:������wi vr'',rf or;!r t^miier of our mar-  -f:s i.< ������rrt-;v ,1 luixlur*. of various  ���������iw������ i������.������. in-'-ii'tlisc red oak. it Is fll-  n*: i-npef-i'i!,. i-.t"������*et sn unmixed  "r.-f'-urca! ct ^.ite oak.  .    ,        ,   . .    , ������17���������.^ixtli and  Victoria,  think our agricultural future is hope- file���������i.akewood  nnd  Barnard  ful, and I do not share the pessiwistic/ nz^^ehui^Hn^cikrk.  available In all lliifs now. ss there is tent providing for less than 100,000,000.  no  ruuson   why   the  heat  of Judges  Nbould m.t be serurvd.  The untrer or concessions and  amusement* has ruusedj more controversy and dtwiiMKion than any other  thing iu connection with tbe state or  county fair. Trials of speed, acrobatic  and sleight of band performances, exhibitions of trained animals, moving  (������lcturvs. military drills, games of ball.  Coot rut������-������ and other similar entertainments, are all unobjectionable when  properly controlled and provide enter-  talnmeut fpr those who come to spend  sn idle hour.  Hut they should be very carefully  supervised and uot te permitted to Interfere with the main exhibits and  more edrif&rional features of tbe fair.  All ������������������utertsliioiputp should be restricted  ?������i fertsin hour*, when it would be  possible for all who desire to witness  und ������*ujoy ihem.  It i������ sn:rj-e!������ted that alt county fairs  ^!������;i!l h4- ���������"Hpervised by the secretary of  Uj<> stan- hn;iii] <������f a.irrlculture or some  >ne frsiti) Hw d<*|i.irtment of ajrrioul-  f.irc a jrrnfrni nifetiiu* of representa-  rivts of .ill the f.iir :issocI;itii)ns should  'i* ti"!?! ."ji'-'i yi'.-ir Por conference and  views of many gentlemen whose satia-  ticB differ from mine and who look forward to a strong probability of failure  of self-support in food within the lives 1 $__  ���������333'  of persons now living." Indeed, he declared, even with the prospect of a  doubled population in 1960, "America  will continue to feed her millions, and  feed them well, out of her own soil."  The British board of trade has made  exhaustive inquiries as to the weekly  wageB of agricultural laborers in the  United Kingdom. They are as follows: England, $232.37 a year, ?4.4���������  weokiy; Wales and Monmouthshire,  $2i'.7.75 a year, $1.38 weekly; Scotland,  5247.94 a year, ?4.75 weekly; and Ireland, $142.10 a year, $2.74 weekly. H  is pointed out that in comparing these  earnings with those of laborers m industrial towns it should be rcmem-  ?>ered the rent of cottages is much lower in country villages than in towns,  and that the village laborer has opportunity for growing vegetables or  of getting thein at lower prices than  has tbe urban workman.  884���������Chllco and Comox.  38S���������Burrard una Georgia.  388���������Bute and Georgia.  897��������� lime and Robson.  388���������Barclay and Broughton.  388���������JerviH and P������ndrell.  331-Burrard and Harwood.  838���������-Don man and Georgia.  333���������-Burnaby and .lervbi.  334^���������Bid well and Haro.  335���������Robson and Cardero.  338��������� Burrard and Como*.  337���������Jervi* and Jfaro.  3������i���������Fmidnr and Thurlow.  348���������Broughton and Harwond  3*K���������������Burnaby and Thurlow.  343���������Thurlow and Alberni.  419���������Third and Cedar.  413���������Third und Mupie.  414��������� First and Yew.  418��������� First and Trufal-ar.  418���������S������cond an������y Pine.  417-���������Cornwall nnd Yew.  418���������Third and Muedonnld.  418���������First and Balaclava.  481���������Third and Balsam.  436���������Cornwall and Balsam.  431���������Maple and Crt-einian. C.  arrant.  518��������� Eiehth and Clark.  613���������Graveley and Park:.  ������14���������Fourth and Park.  616���������Gravelev anrl Woodland.  818���������Charles and Clark.  617���������Williams and Woodland.  618���������-Parker and Park.  618���������Venables and Cotton.  681���������Veiiaoles and Clark.  838���������Campbell and Harris.  633���������Harris and Gore.  684���������Prior  and  Gore.  688���������Prior and .loukHon.  636���������Union  and Hawkeit.  637���������Carl and Grove.  638���������Harris and Woodland.  638���������Second and Park Drive.  531��������� William and Purk Drtv*.  533���������ftismarlc and Park Drlv������.  533���������Tliird adn Mct.ean.  841���������Oari and Keefer.  813���������Keefer and Victoria.  813���������Parker and Victoria.  814��������� Williams and Victoria,  816���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  818���������Second and Victoria.  And Mors Ira hast) II  Ther* Is crouUs slam*.  1������ asms total eHy ..   *  tin trstett 4**B*fse  Ahtaswesretaesiag >���������  *���������*s������s^^^say   st   '���������'���������s^   *avs^v������s^^re������js*f*ss#~i ( "  ���������^������������������"������������������"i* w tw ^psrsBj^^p   *iammamff*mm,9  from a sky uocloudM)  On a placid moramg  Comet the news tsrrWe  without any warning,  War or smoke voteaale ,  Or a plague distressing.  as to what Is oomlaf  isn't any fussstng.  Whtf *h* Pit;  "pid you know Mrs- prown ott a  *ow tat of furs.'*  "It that ao?"  "Ve* They art Just like Mrs.  White's."  ���������And how does tfrt. White Uk*  that?-  ���������Sbe got even all rtghr," ,  -^owr ' I  "Gave her furs to her maid.*  Oettinf Witt.  "So your sou is an arttst.M aald tht  deaf old gentleman.   "What Is ht do-  Jngr .  "Making comics for the papers."  -Making comets, ehr   Well. well.   l-=  thought about hair of these comets we  bars been reading about were made-  right In the newspaper oflUces."  P   B.  Hew Ceuld Htf  "He never canlvs any movcy."  "Arntld of holdup menr"  ��������� No."  -So his friends will not be able fo  toiKd hlmV"  "Tbet Isn't It."  "Then why?"  "He never has any."  istter terviee.  "Tonr daughter goes with you when  you slog?"  "Yes."  "Does she accompany yon on ths  piano?'  "No; on the train"  714��������� Ninth and Dock.  716���������-Twelfth and Scott.  716^���������Viroadway  and  Burns.  717���������Twelfth  and Woodland  7J.S���������Fourteenth  and Park I������rlv������  ���������Sixteenth  and  Sophia.  ���������Twenty-second and Sophia.  <--.���������Twentieth and  Humphrey.  843���������West.   |������d.  and  Fraser.  -847���������Twenty-fourth  and  Fraspr.  888���������Twc-n ty-socond  ard  Xlarriia,  873���������Fifteenth and Thoma.������.  .S7C���������West.   Kd.  and  Thomas.  1813���������Ninth and Yukon.  1813���������Kleveutli and Ontario.  1314���������Tenth nnd St. George.  1215���������Thirteenth and  Main.  1318���������Tenth  and CJuoiwc.  1817���������Broadway and CoiumliU  1318���������Kleveuth  nnd Ash.  1818���������Fifteenth and  M.-sin.  13K4���������-Vancouver General  Hospital.  1333��������� Broadway and A*h.  1351���������Fourteenth antl Manitoba  1853���������Tenth ana West. Road.  1888���������Thirteenth .^nd Prince Edwart  1884���������Thirteenth and Yukon.  1313���������Sixth and Pine.  1313���������Se%-enth and  Mnol*.  1314���������Thirteenth and Alder.  1315���������Ninth and Cedar.  1316���������Eleventh and r������ak.  1317���������Broadway and Oak.  1318���������Eleventh nnd   Fir.  1319^���������TliM-te*in',.h and Jlem'ock.  1331���������Broadway and Aider.  1333���������Twelfth an������l Cyprus.  1333���������Tftntii  and Arbijtus.  1334���������Fourteentii mid Arbutm.  1348���������Broadway and  Willow.  1418���������Eleventh and Yew.  1413���������3eventh and Balsam.  1414���������Fifth  and Trafalgar.  3118���������Kamlonps j'lid   Hastlns*.  2113���������Powell and  Clinton.  3133���������Eatc.n arid Clinton.  3133���������Slocan  and  Pandora.  3145^���������I>unda^ and Kenfrew.  ���������Windeniert; and P������i_er.  Trouble Ahead.  ������������������fJ ��������� ��������� lb'  prince of go.id  fellow-!,"  "imieV  "Ev eo bfidy  knows It/  ���������T !)<>ii It l.������  time that I ������<>t  out ucd 'turtle  tor Wlnil lie ovven  me."  j He Shut His Eyes.  "Ro yon are going itito poiitks."   '  ;    "Yes; do you ever dabble?"  "No.   1   buvu a   reputation  to  main-  j tain"  "And I have a ramily to support"  His Debauch.  :    "What's tbat you are eatingr  j    "Just a becffitesk."  i    "1 tltonght you were a vegetarian."  j    "Can't you  allow  a  man to take a  ! vacation ?'  Gentle ?-otests,  i W. kirk about the sunshine:  ! tv# kick about the rains:  i We kick abmu rhe eervlre  , Upon rives railway trains:  We kick Rhnm our setlns:  W> kick about the smoke:  VTr Kick on Millie nwKle:  We kick when we sire brc*e;  tfe ktck It If- in -oceon  Or fllrhtly out of place:  I think >ou must admit it���������  Wo aie a ttJcklag raee. , *T*mm*mmmmmmi  "T'rfrr'tiiWiii.ise'weiiwl  y;y:yyy< *  THE WESTERN CALL.  s  *KB WESTERN CAU.  Issued every Friday at 2408 Westminster Road, one-half block north of Broadway.    Phone Fairmont ,1140.  Editor, H. H. Stevens; Manager, Geo  A. Odium.  Subscription: $1.00 per year, 50 cents  per six months; 26 cents per three  months. '   Changes of ads. must be in by Tuesday evening each week to insure insertion In following issue.  Notices of births, deaths and marriages inserted free of charge.  * *4*************<^'**4'****<  ��������� ������  ::  Table Supply  518 BROADWAY, E. %  ! 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Main & 26th Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 1514  HcHaffle ft Qoodfellow  PROPRIETORS  Suits Sponged rod Pressed  80 oonto  CLEANING AND REPAIRING  Half Price to students.  737 BROADWAY, WEST  Spring Has Gome  And with the Spring comes the  HOUSE CLEANING AND  RE-DECORATING  You may be dreading THIS TASK.  Come in and talk the matter over with  PRACTICAL MEN.  You will be under no obligation. You  will be treated courteously and, should  you have any dealings with us, you wil)  find our business methods honorable  and our prices reasonable.  Come in and get your  Paints, Stains and  Varnishes  for your little odd jobs. We will intelligently answer any question that may  perplex you regarding their uses and  application.  Oar range of Wall Papers Is complete  leeTwood  523 Broadway. W. Phone Fair. 1359L  PROTEST  AGAINST   CHICAGO  DIVERTING  WATER FROM THE GREAT LAKES  Commission of Conservation Urges on U. S. Secretary of War Not to Allow Chicago to Divert  10,000 Second Feet from Great Lakes���������65,000,-  000 Tons of Shipping Affected���������Power Development at Niagara Would Be Decreased���������  Chicago Should Purify Her Sewerage and Use  Less Water.  A strong protest was registered by the Commission of Conservation before the United States  Secretary of War at Washington on March 27th,  against allowing the Sanitary District of Chicago  to divert additional water from Lake Michigan.  Hon. Clifford Sifton, Chairman, and James White,  Secretary, presented the case for the Commission.  Chicago now has permission to divert 4167 cubic  feet per second from the Great Lakes system for  sanitary purposes and wishes to increase this  amount to 10,000 cubic feet per second. Such a  diversion would seriously affect the levels of the  Great Lakes and Of the St. Lawrence canals. This  would decrease the amount of power generated  at Niagara and on the St. Lawrence, and would  affect most adversely the shipping of the Great  Lakes, which annually carries freight valued at  oyer $650,000,000. In view of these facts, and  also because the increased diversion is unnecessary for sanitary purposes and, is clearly in violation of the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909,  the Commission of Conservation placed itself on  record as being strongly opposed to the granting  of the application.  Effect on Lake Levels.  Although Chicago has permission to divert only  4167 cubic feet per second, she has taken it upon  herself to use 10,000 cubic feet per second. When  the waters of the Great Lakes are at an average  level, diversions of 7000, 10,000 and 14,000 cubic  feet* per second would lower the waters of the  various lakes (in inches) as shown in the following table: !  Lowering of Lake Levels by Diversion at -  Chicago.  7000 c.f.s 10,000 c.f.s 14,000 c.f.s.  that the present application was only the beginning of the demands for permission to divert  more  aiid  more  water. \    r ,/  . The Commission of Conservation argued that  this diversion, lor the purposes of water power  development, of waters, belonging ��������� essentially to  international boundary waters, could not, on the  ground of international law, be justly sanctioned.  Concluding, the protest says:''''The Executive  of the Commission of Conservation expresses the  opinion that the application is without even the  semblance of necessity, and desires to place on  record its unqualified* opposition to the proposition which is before you." " ,i  Huron-Mich. .... 4.25  Erie ........:.:,.....,.... 3.87  Ontario ..'...���������......;.... 3  St. Lawrence ...... 3.37  6.25  5.5  4.25  4:75  conditions.  8.5  7.75  6.  6.75  For low-  That is under average  water conditions, these reductions in level would  be larger, thus increasing the injury to navigation.  In 1911, for example, when Lakes Huron and*  Michigan were at a lower level than usual, a diversion of IOjOOO cubic feet per second would  lower the level 7.25 inches. The average annual  range of these lakes is 1.21 feet, and the proposed  diversion would thus affect. their levels to the.  extent of 50 per cent, of the annual range. The  Commission of Conservation contended, therefore,  that such a-diversion was in contravention of  Article VIII of the Boundary Waters Treaty of  1909, which forbids the construction of works  that "materially" affect the level of international  boundary waters.  Would Decrease Cargo Capacity.  How such a lowering of levels would affect ship-,  Sing is evident from the fact that the United  tates Board of Engineers estimates that a loss  of draught of 6 inches will decrease the cargo  capacity of a vessel of 20 feet draught by 6 per  cent., and of a vessel of 12 feet draught by 8 per  cent. About 65,000,000 tons of freight annually  pass over the Great Lakes and the effect on navigation of a diversion of 10,000 cubic feet per second at Chicago would be enormous. Furthermore,  the Canadian Government, at great expense, has  completed a waterway for vessels of 14 feet  draught at low water from Fort William to Montreal, and for vessels of 30 feet draught from  Montreal to the sea. Every inch substractdd from  the available depth represents a loss of cargo-capacity, and a loss of income that is aggravated in  low-water years such as 1911.  Lessen* Power at Niagara.  The Commission contended that every cubic  foot of water abstracted at Chicago would reduce  the amount of power that could be generated at  Niagara Falls and in the rapids of the St. Lawrence River. This would injure the provinc.es of  Ontario and Quebec, and the state of New York.  The Chicago Drainage District contemplated  using the water diverted from Lake Michigan for  generating power near Chicago, but this would  involve an economic waste, because of the lower  head available there. The amount of water used  to produce one horse-power at Lockport, 111.,  would generate from 5 /to 7 horse-power at  Niagara.  Diversion Not Necessary.  It was further contended that Chicago did not  need, for sanitary purposes, the.amount of water  she was asking permission to divert. The charter  of the Chicago Sanitary District provides for a  dilution of the sewage effluent of 333.3 cubic feet  per second for every 100,000 of population. This  is double the dilution considered necessary by the  British Rivers Pollution Commission. The Commission of Conservation held that Chicago should  be compelled to treat its sewage to reduce the  bacterial content before emptying it into the  Drainage Canal. With a bacterial reduction of  one-half, the present permitted diversion of 4167  cubic feet per second would provide for a population 600,000 greater than the present one of  2,185,283. A bacterial reduction of two-thirds  would suffice for a population of 4,157,000 people.  The additional diversion, therefore, could not be  said to be needed for sanitary purpose.  POWER DEVELOPMENT.  As a matter of fact, the promoters of the  Chicago Drainage Canal have not been backward in stating openly that they intended to  develop and sell power from the Drainage Canal  to reimburse themselves for expenditures made.  Lyman E. Cooley, late Chief Engineer of the  Sanitary District and one of the principal promoters of the project, declared it was his "hope  and intention" to excavate a channel having a  capacity of 16,667 cubic feet per second, and  this he estimated "will produce 173,000 horsepower, and, with the revenue therefrom, the  State of Illinois proposes eventually to recoup  itself for its expenditures and contribution to  the deep water-way.'V From this it would seem  NOTES OF THE WEST.  (Continued from Page 1)  McKenzie might have been alive now.  This truckling to Yankeeism has got to stop,  and I never for one felt so ashamed of my adopted  Country as when reading Hibbert Tupper's remarks before a Seattle club, as to the wonderful  American spirit Canadians exhibited when turning down reciprocity. These sugary-coated kind  of remarks are made to tickle the ears of such  groundlings as were grovelling before him, and I  hold them worse than lying a hundred times. Why  can not our public men get out and say the open,  manly thing, and stay with it?  It is to combat this pro-American spirit which  is fast sapping up our local patriotism that the  New Timers" League is to be formed, which I trust  may develop into a British Columbia Society, pure  and simple. Such a body has a fine scope for work  in Vancouver, if not in ther whole province.  Imagine the impertinence of an American firm  actually writing the City Council to submit a  plan and tender for a new civic bridge!//The C. P.  R. are just as bad offenders. One American'firm  they are giving out Vancouver orders to, simply  has a room number in a hotel, and I presume conduct their business from there.        V .  The new League will, let us hope, get after this  sort of business and see to it that Vancouver citizens come first, and moreover that in civic contracts no alien firm be allowed to hold one.  Our American friends are cute enough to see  to this and what is sauce for the goose used to be  considered food for the gander also.  Before these notes are penned again,St.George's  day will have come and gone, but I wpuld remind  ' and St;��������� Georpe!" ���������"���������yy:y. y.     ' ��������� ;v..'���������.,:���������'.' -:;y, ���������.  all St. Georgians to wear the red rose on th^ 23rd  of this month, and cry,''God for Merrie England  The poetry of the Bible, found mainly in the  Old Testament, has no peer.  Take Goethe. The German poet misses* God  the Father. He was attracted toward the earth,  but had no time to look up.  Take Wordsworth. All living things gave  him an individual voice. But there is no grasp  comprehensive in him.  Take Browning. He is virile, and while he  looks toward action, he never reaches it, and  his interpretations need an interpreter; and instead of lifting them, simply tax our souls.  Take Arnold. He is beautiful in words, but  those words take pride in negation. Faith to  him is foolishness from the fact that he could  have it.     i  Take another prose poet���������Carlyle. He loves  to^ipset things and leaves an earthquake in our  being.   He shrieks, not sings.  Take even Milton. Milton in that story of  "Paradise Lost" deals with spirits rather than  men and women, and while he is not inhuman  he's not. human.  Last comes Shakespeare. He brings the world  with him, but not holiness. It is not his world-  soul.  Look at the poetry of the Scriptures! The  Hebrew poets give us but a glimpse of the divine order, but they never wander away from  their theme. Their theme is more to them than  the words, outbursts at times they are. in which  they portray the unity of a people and God the  Guide and Protector they love to bring to us.  They let art take care of itself, and hence are  great. When genius begins to vanish art begins  to rise. They care nothing for .seas, but they do  tell us of him who sunk them in their deep places;  they do not linger over mountains, but they never  leave him who lifted them into their heights.������������������  Pacific Chirstian Advocate.'  f_������*t',������*������fl������-I*,I>il|<I-  No Delivery  No Credit  Pbone: Fairmont 621  We give feu tbe benefit of all expense ef  delivery  nd book*  keeplig  Special This Week  MEAT  Per Lb.  Local Shoulder Lamb     -   - 16c  Legs Yearling Lamb      -   - 22c  Legs Local Pork, any size - 20c  Fresh Spare Ribs   --..-- 18c  Swift's Bacon, whole or half 25c per lb.  Per Lb.  Choice Pot Roast Beef 12)_c, 16c  Choice Fowl -   -  '-   - _-   -   25c  Swift's Premium Hams, whole  or half    -  -  -   -   -  -  28e  FI9H  Fresh Halibut, whole     -   -    8c  "      sliced     -   -  10c  Fresh linn Cod  FreBhSole    -  ���������  -   lOe  -'������������������ 8c  A full assortment of Smoked and Freeh Fish.  ;: 2513 Main street, near Broadway   -. %5*rr. rU^8-r^SCJ  '������������������4iitiiii<i**iinftn11111 **************uinnni"  BRIDGING SECOND NARROWS  v,  (Continue*! from page 1) .  1.666, V equals 0.1666; that is* the velocity is reduced to half by the increase in width of tonne.  Hence, I take it as proyeh, what appears almost  self^evident, that of two flumes carrying the same  quantity of water in the same, time, the making  of one flume larger than the other will reduce the  velocity; of current therein.  I will not treasfeass further upon your space  with disproof of Mr. Cartwright's proposition  (with which, as J understand it, I cannot agree)  that making the hypothetical tank smaller wouhl  not reduce the velocity of current in the hypothetical flume. Jf I have not misquoted himj as  I should be sorry to dpi j think his contention is  manifestly astray.  But sir, this discussion seems to me to relate  to a relatively unimportant point. Ships do and  will continue to enter and leave the port at any  stage of the tide, by day or night, with perfect  safety, wholly regardless of the current at the  Narrows. The matter of real consequence in connection with the dredging operations is not  where the tidal current will thereby be increased  or reduced, but whether the large expenditure of  public moipy upon this work can be so controlled,  and its results so applied as to provide, or contribute to the provision of, a necessary and permanent and ample public highway across the  Inlet, or whether material that might be go applied  to public advantage is to be wastefully dumped  upon a spoilbank in deep water, leaving it for  another draught upon public or private resources  to provide a crossing of the Inlet that has become  an urgent necessity.  Apologizing for the, I fear undue, length of this  letter, I am sir, .  Respectfully,  A. E.HILL.  , .  i -  ABOVE THEM ALL.  MOUNT PLEASANT CONFECTIONERY  V tfbe place tfhisk class Confactionery.  ICP   CPPAM     Ico Cream Parlor now open with a full line of  ivc   yi^c/AtTi SUNDAES, SODAS, CONES,  9990 Mak* 9traat  Etc.  V. H. Armstrong* Prop.  MillllllltHfUHMlHW   *************************i  :    PHOI^      'Tiil1      flDIf WOIWBTOM?  l 5l������ ICE CREAM PAIOX)R^  8888 Main St. 2d * tore from It th A v.  Note the Clas5 of Qoods We 5ell  Richmond Dairy Ice Cream. ;,  Woman*s Bakery Bread and Confectionery.  Cadbury's and Ganong's Fancy Chocolates.  ���������y AIIKInOaof  Everything in Cigars, Tobiaccos and Cigarettes.  IU I tl *%******************   *** ������������������������������������������������>������������������������ ���������!������������������!' -t-l"! ���������!��������� ���������!������������������!��������� ���������-������������������������������������������!��������� -t--l-'B' ���������!��������� ������������������ -l'^  T  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE  Wall Paper Stock and Fixtures; also Paint and Painter's  Outfit.  'Must sell on account of sickness.   Will take  a vacant lot in part payment.  146 Brcmdway, 15.     Phone: fair. 1243  Residence Phone:  Fairmont 229R  ���������  WW  Agents: 3ERRY PROS., 0\2 Hastings St. gust  REPAIRS AND OVBRflAUMNO A SPECIALTY.  ���������BfflBHBflH--HHHMBHBfHBfl  \  WALL 30ARP  Used as a substitute for lath and plaster 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  '^^^i^^*^\i}^*^******il4x****** '.*****^***********\*******i.  With a fully equipped stock of  Men's and Boys'Furnishings  We are better prepared now than ever before to  cope with the growing business in Mt. Pleasant.  Call in and see our new styles of Boots and Shoes  for Spring and Summer.  Ask to see our Hats.    We can save you money  on Hats.  Arthur Frith  Men's and Boys' Furnishings  Hats,  Boots and Shoes  150 Broadway, E., 3 Doors West of Main  Open evenings until 8 O'clock.  ~***4 * 11 11 I' I * \4 tl t It I*** 11 *   ��������� 4 * ** 1 * * 1114* 4< * 1 4 11 * * 41 * * ���������  ���������^^*HSS!������&t\- yy  THE WESTERN GALL.  yy:- yyyy>pym������^M  ;,:������?i/vs  ������  n  S34iHl r5 -i.  ��������������������������� ��������� ������������������   ������������������������������������ -���������.-.���������  .- ���������-.���������������������������������������������-���������   ��������������������������� -.   :���������: ->:..-'.-..y..������������������..:���������,������������������.���������     .,/ ��������������������������� .������������������ ���������������������������  ������������������  ********4*******************  *********4>***4+***********  I MR. PAINTER!  Ij. Your Attention for a Moment j;  We carry the largest stock of  PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, PAPER HANGERS' I  TOOLS AND BRUSHES  In Grandview.  Just Ring Seymour 8691  And.we will do the rest. You will find our price right. ::  Garden Tools  Our Spring $tock of  HOES. RAKES. FORKS. MOWERS and SHEARS :  Is now in, so that we are now in a position  to fill your requirements.  **  1714-1716 Part Drive       Phone: Sepour 8691 j  Branch: JOYCE RD., Collingwood E.      ttwfle 19 ;  1 ��������� t ***** *>***************   ******* ************** ****(  r  Wktrc It pay* to Owl  Hamtt Price* lor HMMt, i >  t*'  ft*1  J.W.64t������o-xtSt Prap  ^;!  Our Ice Cream Parlor  Is now open.   Only the best articles u&eo.  Special;  Ice Cream Sundaes J0c.   Alt flavors.  1130 PARK PRIVG  >*************************Q**************************  4^^<^������;^^*.������:..;*.>.^^;**X..;.;;..;-*>'.X**>   t**"*************.**$*******  At this season of the year, when all  nature takes upon itself the hue of  Spring and even the birds seem to  herald the approach of sunny days,  many people begin looking for homes  in a suitable locality. -  Grandview is eminently suited to the  homeseeker from every class. Situated on rising ground it overlooks  Burrard Inlet and picturesque North  Vancouver���������with ita background of  blue wooded snow-capped mountains,  and False Creek and English Bay in  another direction. For the most part,  Grandview is built on a western slope,  which ensures for it a full measure of  sunshine and protection from the eastern winds during the winter months.  Although cars for all parts pass  along Commercial Drive every few  minutes, it is quite unnecessary for  residents of Grandview to go into the  city, or elsewhere, to do their shopping, for, as a glance through the advertising columns of the "Western  Call" will show, everything that is  needed by an up-to-date household  can be obtained in tbe district and  prevailing priceB are much lower than  the expenses of a city establishment  would permit of.  While riding a motorcycle on Westminster Road last Tuesday, Mr. C.  Jenkins of East Collingwood'was at  most instantly killed in a collision  with an automobile. Mr. Jenkins was  travelling at a rapid rate in the opposite direction ,to that of the auto.  When just in front of the car his front  wheel caught in a rut, throwing him  heavily against the front of the auto.  He was taken immediately to.the local police station, where he died a  few minutes later. No blame was attached to the driver of the automobile,  which contained a party of Belling-  ham people, the accident being deemed entirely unavoidable. Mr. Jenkins  waa-married and leaves a widow but  no1 children. He had jUBt entered the  electrical contracting business.  Earls Road sub-station of the B. C.  Electric Railway is now in full working order and Strathcona Road, part  of South Vancouver and Block 41 are  now being illuminated from this point  Three electricians, each working an  eight-hour spell, are in charge.  One hundred arc lights are being  fed by the new sub-station, which is  situated about 200 yards east of Earls  Road station.   .  This is the Biggest Sale of  Wall Paper this Season.  These   Papers  Must Go  Regardless  of Cost. $  valuations. The total coat of the  widening from 66 ft. to 80 ft. was estimated at $140;000, and the valuations  mentioned by Mr. Williams were approved by the meeting, some fifty  members of which gave their signatures for options. About two-flftha.  of the owners have already agreed  to surrender the requisite seven feet  of land on each side of the road. -A  petition for a car line along Clark  drive from Powell street to Fifteenth  avenue was gone into at the same  meeting.  A junior lacrosse team is being organized ln Grandview under the leadership of Mr. H. A. ShllUngford. Two  or three practices have already taken  place at Buffalo park, and any new  candidates for membership should apply to Mr. Shillingford.  The East End market In Venables  street, which was opened last year,  does not appear to be in a very flourishing condition. We notice that several of the stalls have been given nr  by the tradesmen, with the result that  the large ground floor area presents a  .somewhat lonely appearance. The  management of the dancing hall above,  too, haB been severly rated by the  Grandview Ratepayers' Association,  who at their meeting on March 7 referred to alleged disgraceful scenes  taking place there at the conclusion  of dances. It was decided to communicate with the city council on the  subject.  Alex Crawfard  LADIES TAILOR  1015 COMMERCIAL DRIVE  Imported 8aitinn In Blue. Orrqr aad Brows  lined with 8UaM-**������ GuanattMd tafia;  N at BID par wit  When you want real nice  CAKE  Something you will enjoy, call at  DAVIDSON'S BAKERY  1126 Commercial  Drive  We Cam Please You  Wedding, Birthday and Part}  Cakes made to Order.  Scotch Scones     Shortbread  The Buffalo Grocery, at Fourteenth  avenue and Commercial Drive, keeps  up its reputation for cheap goods of a  superior quality. The proprietor, J. P.  Sinclair, is known throughout this section of the city as a competent, reliable and most accommodating merchant. The visitor to this store is at  once favorably impressed with the appearance of things and tbe manner of  the: men whose pleasure it-Is to wait  on all customers. The Buffalo Grocery has its high place by virtue .of  true merit.  %  Spring Papers from 5c up.  Leatherettes from 75c up.  Phone Your Order.       We Will Deliver.  Prospective buyers of harware will  find it.to. their advantage to examine  the large stock of general hardware  at 1714-1716 Commercial Drive, before  purchasing elsewhere. Screen doors  and windows, garden tools, lawn mowers, lawn hose and reels are here in  great variety, at lowest prices; also  wire fencing and screening by the  yard or roll. This is one of the big  stores that is drawing trade to Grand-  view. The citizens are coming to realize that Commercial Drive Is equal  to any part of the city for bargains.  ST. GEORGE'S DAY  CELEBRATION  BORDER TAILOR  BJ������r OLD COUNTRY  BLUE SEROB" TRAFALGAR"  JustAntTCd.  Suits made to meaSore $22.00  CEDAR COTTAGE  ���������   Bight where the car stops.  G0NNEt���������UL  -y  m mti^  ST01E  FOR 8ALE  Sewing Machine  Washing Machine  Chairs  Baby Briggy  Tables  China, etc  >^ -"    ������!-'?���������*  i' *  ^  4.    ��������� *4  ,   ^1  ���������***aamma*vaa   www y  i V A*-4  Large assortment of Bwt99X9t'\00t  1928 CponnercW;i!r^f  Phone: Stytwr -Zfflkj'yy^  ^^^^^n^*i^^^^^***^^***T**PH3EBmB.  -(������������������*-������������*-l-*-������������������*������������-t>*w*h������-**-*-t-i  I  I I I I *���������������*���������������-������������������-* Mill ++H&*  St. George's Day, April 23rd, will  be celebrated at Marfew Hall, Cedar  Cottage. Proceedings will commence at 8 p.m. prompt, as an extensive programme has been arranged, which will be given" by a list  of well-kn6wn artists; and the At-  oroey-General will deliver an apr  propiate address. Admission is by  programme, wbicb mav be obtained  at Hunter's Drug Store Commercial  Drive, Fisher's Drug Store corner  Broadway and Scott St., Simpson's  Hardware Store Cedar Cottage, and  other places^ The evening is being  arranged for by the Lodge Grand-  view Sons of England, who request  that all present atire themselves  with S. 0. C. badge, a rose or a rb-  bon. A collection will be taken for  alleviating distress following the  ������������������Titanic" disaster.  THE APRIL BOP AND GUN.  Hie Buffalo  ' /  }   ./i  i  The House of Improvement  Groceries  Fresh, Best in Quality. Abnudant in Quantity      r a ^  '-  The Kind that Please. ���������>      ,     *:\~;{#$&  VegetobUs,  Provision^  Epgi    f'  Butter, etc*, ot Lowest Pncea.  Cor. Commercial Prive & Htl? Ave.  j. p. siNcuifc pkop. nm* n\m*\\m  :   i >  ���������j>*, *A *- *-*j"  ,-..I,.*.,t..t.,|,.|.<M}���������|���������t,.|..|.,}M*l,|���������|M;M;.l;,.H^^H' ** * ******** **** ** * >i **:* ������������>.  f      **      4fW    :   mat       **  I  J. W. BERESFORD  PHONE: Seymour 8785 _*  1725 PARK DRIVE  ****'* * * * 4������V * ** 4' 4>* * *>*********   i-W^-H^^'^H-W-W-^H-M"!-^.  **************************   **************************  i Merchants Photo Go.  Grandview Studio,  1046 Commercial Drive  Special *  One Dozen Full Cabinet Photos I  *  *  *  ������  Amateur Work Supplies Art Goods J  Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. *  ************************** *********^**f*************  $2.50  I Still Greater Reductions at  RICHMOND'S BAZAAR  Watch Their Announcements  1  a* J  For the purpose of providing new  parks, the city council have purchased  from the Beecher estate a block of  land bounded by Harris street, Tem-  pleton drive, Union street and Garden drive, for the sum of $43,000, and  another block between Second and  Third avenues and Garden and Tem-  pleton drives from Mr. Charleson for  $41,500. During the discussion of the  matter in the council Aid. Kirkpatrick  raised objections to the acquisition of  the former, but the purchase was supported by Aid. Enright and, of course,  by the local aldermen.  The compensation payable to owners in D. L. 264A in respect to survey  damages will be settled some time in  the course of the year, the city comptroller recently stated. The assessed  damages already amount to over $80,-  000, payment for which will be derived from loans to be made by the  city. Some additional claims have  lately been put in, and the commissioner, Mr. Abbott, has appointed  April 1 at the city hal for enquiry into  these.  The scheme for widening Clark  drive., which has been under consideration for the laEt twelve months,  seems to be making progress.  The property owners on the drive  held a meeting at the city hall on  March 8, when Mr. "Williams, the city  land purchasing agent, submitted his  Once more BOD AND GUN IN CANADA is out with a special Spring Fishing number���������the April issue���������and aB  usual there is something to interest,  fishermen in every province of the Dominion. The Best Easy Fishing Club's  Canadian Outing on the French Blver  is the opening number, and, believe us,  it is a good one, illustrating the fine  sport indulged in by a party of American sportsmen who answered the call  of the wild in Algonquin Park- In  this story it was not the big fish that  got away as is evidenced by reproductions of photographs taken by tbe  "Official Photographer," who accompanied the party, one of which, "I love  My Best Girl, but O you Muscallonge,"  has been utilized as a cover cut. Of  exceptional interest also is the account of a fishing trip through Tusket  Lakes, Nova Scotia. In the Game Conservation Department the Pump or Repeating Shotgun is discussed from various standpoints and under the heading of the Culture of Black and Silver  Foxes a second instalment entitled,  "Heredity," is published. Other articles are in keeping with the character  of a special fishing number of thi6  Canadian magazine, which is published by W. J. Taylor, Limited, Woodstock, Ont.  The five-year-old son of a minister  in this vicinity was overheard several  [times to pray:    "Dear Dod, send me  !a   bicycle for  Christmas."    On   that  ! morning the father awaked  early to  i enjoy his delight when he would spy  the fine tricycle they had secured. Im-  I agine his consternation to    see    the  | child clasp his  hands  in  agony and  [exclaim:    "Dear  Dod,   is  it  possible  i you don't know the difference between  a bicycle and a tricycle!"  To Let  ELEGANT    FURNISHED    FRONT  j Room; telephone, bath, etc.     Very  I suitable for student on string or reed  | instruments.         Reasonable rental.  ! Cowan's   Academy of   Music,   2348  | Westminster Road.   Telephone Fair-  I mont 1567.                                             ^  !      FOR RENT  i8 room house���������$22 per month,  i371 Twenty-first Ave., East, 1_  blocks from car.  MUIR & LOBB  3410 Westminster Road  ;::..  ..  t  ������ Eggs and  Chickens  "���������'99"     :������������������  40  That lay Eggs and produce Chickens.  Several varieties.  i  E  ggs>  New arrivals of Fresh 1  Eggs from Egg-Land  daily.  For Prices of Fowls and Eggs    J  Enquire  1710 Grant St.   1637 Victoria Dr.  t  %  4** it,*** II ������������. illl M-'H'-IHK-** -:~H--H-K~H HIUI H 41 **4 11 I* TJ--r "r*~-miiiiM-iT   \ttm  -_m-t������-*nT i*������wi<-*tii an-t-m-* j  'WimU'l tlJHlMW JtmUtuu. a���������rl  THE WESTERN CALL.  *****  < i  >���������  i  &:!.  Screen Doors,and Windows j  Garden Tools  ��������� *  Lawn Mowers, Lawn Hose  v ��������� ���������   ���������  Hose Reels  Lawn Roller for Rent  Electric Vacuum Cleaner  V  For Rent to make Spring House Cleaning a delight.  Poultry Netting  Of all kinds by the roll or yard.  PRICES THE LOWEST POSSIBLE.  Cor.  i  Main Str. and 16th  PHONE: Fairmont 899  BUNCH STORE: Corner Miles and Fraser Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  ************************** **************************  ���������V  !l������ltU8������W������*������UMinii*   *********** ***** 1 *M*l*****  For good values in S   ^  jREAU ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  Call on  ITRIM3LIS & NORRJSI  Cor. Broadway and Westminster Rtoad  '***********************4*****************9*i*l*****'>  THE  HOUSEHOLD.  ���������mm  ���������\  ************* ***** li'tllt   ***** ** ************* *4H T *-.  M Stave  Ii  Those Industries are fetter  In irttiroate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office huild-  ings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  system���������more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved* are not  preventable. Stave Jjake Tower is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  4  <  Western Ma Power  UMITBD  | mwt ScyiwiT 477������      603-6(0 Carter-Cotton Bldg.  P. 0. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  ******** 4 Mr***************** ****************  ���������������*��������������������������������������������������� ******* ������-���������-���������-������ iimn ��������� *���������������������������. ������'��������������� * . * . ������ ������.... ������������..������... ������.������������,������i������  ������  ������  \  *  ���������  t  \  The  The House of Improvement  Groceries  Fresh, Best in Quality, Abundant in Quantity  The Kind that Please.  Vegetables,   Provisions,  Eggs  Butter, etc., at Lowest Prices.  Cor. Commercial Drive & 14th Ave.  J. P. SINCLAIR, Prop.   fBOIE. Fairmont 10338  ������-���������������������*>*��������� iimn  ��������� An excellent remedy for sore throat  is pineapple syrup, taken a teaspoon-  tul at tbe time.  If a panful of lime is kept in the  closet with preserves and jellies, it  will prevent them from molding.  If ivory has become smoke-stained,  clean it by first immersing It in benzine, then going over it with a brush.  Salt water will clean bamboo furniture and Chinese and Indian "matting,  and will prevent it from turning yellow,      r  White clothes which have become  yellow from age may be restored by  soaking in buttermilk for several days,  changing the milk each day.  Line all lunch boxes with oiled  paper aud food will not only retain its  freshness, but not taste of the box in  which it is placed.  For elderly persons or sick people,  it is often refreshing to hang up a  Wet sheet during the'heat of the day.,  The sheet should be dipped In water  and wrung dry enough not to drip,  then hang over a line or clotheshorBe  in the living room. The moisture  passes from the sheet and reduces the  temperature. As the sheet dries, it  may be dipped again.  Tomato Salad:���������Peel medium-sized  tomatoes, remove a thin slice from the  top of each, take out the seeds, and  some of the pulp, -sprinkle inside with;  salt, invert7 and let stand thirty ������dn-  utes. Shred one-half head small cabbage. Let stand two hours in one  quart of cold water to which two table-  spoonsfuls salt have been added.  Cook slowly for thirty minutes,^one-  half cupful each cold water and vinegar, a bit of bay leaf, one-half teaspoon  of peppercorns, one-fourth teaspoonful  of mustard seeds^ and six cloveB.  Strain and pour over the cabbage  drained from salt waer. Let stand two  hours, again drain and refill tbe tomatoes. . '���������   ���������  Rub brass bedsteads with sweet oil,  then polish with a dry cloth. The  brass will shine.  To darn merino underwear thoroughly and neatly, procure some white  mosquito netting. Take on a sufficient slie to cover the thin place of  hole, basket fashion, with the usual  mending wool and a fine darning  needle.  Never use a wooden spoon in nil*  Ing any food containing onion, nor  chop onions in a wooden bowl, as tbe  onion flavor remains in the wood and  cannot be removed for a long time.  Such a spoon will impart an onion flavor^ to other foods.  Candied Sweet Potatoes:���������Wash six  medium-slsed aweet potatoes, using a  brush, and cook in boiling sajted wa-.  tr twenty minutes. Drain, pare and  ���������lJace in a small pan. Mix one cupful  of sugar and one-half cupful of melted  butter, and put over the potatoes.  Bake in a slow oven one hour and  thirty minutes. ' /  l( a piece of cheese is carefully  wrapped in a cloth,wrung out in vinegar, it will neither dry nor gather  mold.  Never leave foodstuffs of any kind  in cardboard boxes, as they will not  only gather moisture, but will attract  insects."   If a fish is dipped In milk and then  in flour or cracker crumbs it will  brown quite as well as though first  dipped in egg.  Curried Onions: ���������Fry, sliced onions  in butter or fat; salt and pepper, then  add one teaspoonful curry, two raw  eggs aud a few-drops of lemon juice.  Serve hot.  Ginger Siyum:���������Scald one cup of  molasses and pour while hot over one  egg beaten with one cup of sugar,*one  teaspoonful of ginger and one soda.  Then add one teaspoonful of vinegar  and flour to make a stiff batter. Knead  quite hard and cut thin.  Baked Quinces:���������Pour boiling water over the quinces, and when cold  rub with a soft cloth. Core them and  place them in a granite baking pan.  Add two-thirds as much sugar as fruit,  add a chopped lemon; cover with wa-  i ter, set them in the oven and cook until tender. Serve wih whipped cream.  Salmon Salad Molds:���������One cup of  cold salmon, one-half teaspoonful of  lemon juice, one-half teaspoonful of  parsley, two drops of tabasco sauce,  one tablespoonful of gelatine. Mix the  salmon, lemon, parsley, tabasco and  gelatine, dissolved in a little water,  with enough salad dressing to moisten.  Wet one-half dozen molds. Fill with  salmon, level the top of each one,  place on ice, and turn out on leaves,  or on a small dish and serve with mayonnaise.  No housework is harder on the  hands than the cleaning of silver in  the old way. I have used the following method with perfect success. Pour  into a tin dispan one and a half gal-  i lons-of boiling water, add four heaping  ^ teaspoonfuls of soappowder, and washing soda twice the size of an egg; let  it boil; then lay your silver in a square  j cloth, keeping hold of the corners, dip  j into solution, covering all parts of the  silver with the same; hold it there  from two to five minutes; then remove, and wash in soapy water; wipe  dry.���������Household Journal.  '8  v a* jits  VISIONS.  To Improve the Neck and 8houlders������  Every girl cannot have beautiful  shoulders, but every girl cun do much  toward improving the appeal ranee of  ��������� scrawny ne<*k and weak, undeveloped shoulders. The carriage ot the  bead bus inw-b to do with the appearance of both.  What sentimental poet lias uot sung  tbe praise* of ii graceful neck and  pretty, well rounded shoulders? And  what.girl of the day does out covet  tbem? ; If she Ik the lurky possessor  of both can any one blame ber for being tbe least lilt proud?, lint tf'sbe  possesses neither and goes much into  society uo one/-an vensiire ber If she  uses every effort to Improve herself  In these respect* Mince the garb of society require* a liberal display of these  portions of the In >dy.  A "pair ot shoulders curbing oat from  a graceful neck and sloping down to  shapely anus will always call forth  admiration. And if they are white,  with Just enough, of the rose tint underneath to create the impression of  health, so much the more will they be  admired. Tbeu. too. their, poise most  be perfect and fheir lines graceful.  Exercise, massage a nd proper (ftrrtnge  assist greatly In developing shapely  outlines, while by applications of unguents and lotions the whiteness of  tbe skin may be brought out or increased.'   ��������� ������ '  Balancing the shoulders properly. Is  necessary at all times. If tbey are  well formed It is necessary to walk or  sit correctly In order to keep them so.  Young women who are .engaged for  several hours dally at clerical work  sitting at a desk, are apt to lean more  to one side than to the other..and this  very position bus made many uneven  shoulders.: Of coorae the position one  takes In leaning toward the desk and  oftep tbe kind of light thrown opon  tbe work are responsible for tne nn  even positions. Even If you cannot  leave tbe desk for any length of time  it is a wise plan to *et np and walk  ap and down the door once or twice,  raise tbe bead blgb and throw back Ike  ���������boulders. If you cao get to an open  window to Inhale and exhale a few  times properly so moch tbe better.  Lnocb hour gives scarcely enough  eierclse for tbo������e whose occupation  compels them to hmd a sedentary life.  Don't call a mexseai-er for every  trifling errand. Get up occasionally,  stretch the limb>. throw hack tbe shoulders and walk about ������ few times between morning and noon and between  noon and going borne in tbe evening. I?  will do yoo s great deal of good, and  no doubt yoq can mage np for the few  moments taken encb time for recreation. If yon d������ oot do this yon cannot  expect to have well formed and nicely  rounded suouider*. in taking up work  which will oeceMMitate the raising and  use of one arm or tbe other the individual should attempt In some way to  equalise the JMMitfun so tbat lopsided  results may be avoided.  When the shoulders tire thin and hot-  low correct carriage, with daily appll*  cations of a good skin fotsl. wbicb  should ne. massaged with a firm, rounding movement ������r the palm of tbe band  and nibbed wen into the skin, will  prove beneficial.  Separate Traveling Wraps of Wonder-  ful Smartass*.  .. Separate wraps 16^,the .traveler are  an Important feature. "They are In dark,  colors, and some nave.collars and cuffs  of brlgbt ratine.   .  In spite of many Dew popular materials the gowns of soft satin and of  crepe meteor still bold their own tot  elegance and'beauty-  Frenchwomen are enthusiastic over  tpe fad of using kid trimmings on their  outdoor costumes.    The kid must be  Wash for th* Heir.  Tbe washing of tbe bairut especially  important now that the bnir \$ worn  Dat. snd hair not properly washed  might just as well not be washed at  all. Parisian beauty doctors are ualu?  ��������� hair washing paste tbe foundation of  which Is powdered *o>ip. Vnn rorar  the powder with nulling: water, add  some borax and orris root with a little  sachet powder of your favorite scent,  and you are ready to begin. When It is  all of a bubble you take it off the Are  and stir In some whole oatmeal. When  it cools It Is ready for use. If a very  blgh perfume Ik desired some oil of  rose gerauinm is added- Too will then  have a jelly, not very clear because ot  tbe 'oatmeal and orris, but smelling de  lightful.  After the pastel* thoroughly worked  in the rinsing must begin. Many persons do not understand bow difficult It  Is to rinse the hair properly. Tbe troo  bie to that the Individual hairs are  coated with soap, and the water must  be not and used with force-to get' tbe  soap out. That is the theory and secret ������r it.  AM ATTnACTXVB COMBnUT10>.  embroidered. 8oft White or very lighl  colored kid is used and Is fashioned  into belts^ collar., cuffs and revera  bands.  Cqmblnatlons of plain material with  stripes are a.favorite wltb young girls  this season.   The suit In the cut has a  coat of plain cloth and striped skirt -  JDD1C CHOLLET.y  Thsse Mar if anion patterns ars cut la  slsss for girls of fourtesn, sixteen- and  ���������Ifntfsa years of ��������������������� or for sm������n women.  8*p4 10 cants to this ofBos for each of tht  Mttsrns. giving numbsrs-������lclrt no. cost  Tttf-and they win bt premptly forwarded  to you by mall. If la hsste send so sddl-  tfonat two cent stamp for lettsr poatas*.  which insurss more prompt dstivsry. Whes  ordering use .coupon.  #wOs ���������������������������������#���������������������������������������������  MlS#i���������������������������������������������������������������������**������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������**���������  ��������� ������t*������������|tt*������*l������**l<������V**������***������*tt****������������������M������IM***t****  FASHION ECHOES.  Furs Head In Millinery���������Hint* About  New Skins. '  Sealskin. lj;n������. sable, black marten.  ermlqe and mink^are tbe millinery furs  Many of tbe new skirts art fitted  with a seam over the right hip and ������  long straight dart over the left bin. -  A few of the simpler coats are made  to fasten over the left shoulder.  The empire frock Is always a pretty  one for the younger girls. TW������ one to  Ten Rules Fer Beauty.  Lillian Russell in one of ber beauty  essays gives tbe following rules:  ���������   Keep in the open as mucb as possible.    Breatbe^eeply   and   regularly  while walking.  Live on a diet of eggs, fruit, vege  tables and milk a* ranch as possible.'  Take a warm Utth daily and a sweat  bath once a week. :  t.  Dressv. loosely snd oot ton warmly  .Wear no heavy clothes or heary bats.  Go ro bed early nnd per np early.  Sleep ia a dark room with wifirtow*  open and take from seven to eighc  hours' sleep.  Take one absolutely quiet day every  two weeks, without rending, writing or  visiting.  Avoid worrying. Talk or bear no  scandal.  Marry and be the best frh?nd It l������  possible fur you to be to yuur bus  baud.  Be temperate In all pleasures.  Remember, when the������e things become habits you are far on the road  to beauty, smith and happiness.  When you want real nice  CAKE  Something you will enjoy, call at  DAVIDSON'S itAKERY  1126 Commercial  Drive  We Can Please You  Wedding, /Birthday and Party v  Cakes made to Order.  Scotch Scones      Shortbread  GO TO  KEELEITS NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  FOR  FLOWERING SHRUBS  AND  ORNAMENTAL TREES  Of all vatieties.  Rose Bushes a Specialty.  PHONE: Fairmont 817R  AND CONFECTIONERY  . "Only the Rest kept'. ".". '"':.���������  G, i BARBER      655 Broadway I.  eH!R0PtMCTte  (kl-RO-PRAK-TIK) >;  is the knowledge of tne cause of disease and tbe art of locating and 'removing the; cause b'y band..  y THE BRAIN Is the human dynamo  which generates human electricity or.  vital energy/ and the spinal cord and  nerveB are the Instruments for conveying this force to all organs and  tissues. ; ' ��������� V..:V  THESE NERVES emanate, on each  side of the spinal cord, through semicircular grooves which are subject to  strain, often producing pressure  upon the nerves, thus interfering with  the transmission of this vital energy.  THUS THE SUBLUXATION (slight  displacement) is the cause of- bad ef-.  fects or dutease at the end of tbe  n*rve.- . ��������� ���������  A CHIROPRACTOR locates and Adjusts (by band) the displacement within the spinal column of the human  body. When an adjustment is properly made, there will be 100 per cent.  of trnntmisalon and 100 per cent, of  expression of life, which is PERFECT  HEALTH,   --y^  prnestShaw-P.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic.)  2S0 22nd Ave. East.  Coa8������iItatlon  Free   from   1:20 to f  daily (Sundays excepted).  0ORPeRTA|UOR  BEST OLD COUNTRY  niLue isrmae <*'trapa'miar-''-  4u������t Arrived.  Suits made to measure $22.00  CEPAR COTTAGE  Right where the car stops.  PApPWrilKS  Suits fSponged and Pressed 50c  ���������Ladies' and Gents' Tailoring  909 0OQ4QW4Y, W99T  Work colled for and returned.  (T-  otati������ iftlnis nnaBs.  made wttb a new and attractive bertha.   Made after tbe style illnstratetl.  (be mftdel Is adaptint for party wear.  .IODIC CHOLLET.  This May Mantor. pattern Is cut in siae������  for elrla-or eight, len and tm-elvs year-of  aae. Send IS cents to this office, giving  number. 72ft, and it will be promptly fur-  tea riled to you oy mail. If in hast* send  sn. adrtitlorial two rent niamp for lettsr  iMixtaBe. which Insures more prortiiH Om-  llverj.   When ordenns urw coupon.  No         filre ., ...������  Name   Address - ~  ...  TRY ...  ^  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.  I Cob. Broadway jl  Repairs  Bicycles, Baby Buggies,  Lawn Mowers, Electric Irons  etc., repaired.  Saws Filed  Fairmont Repair Shop  John WAYBRAaNT, Prop.  COR. ������th AVE. and WESTMINSTER RD.  ���������Mr     _at_ri-^-:---  *?!99V3**e&5*iX  .-���������.^nw.Tw<rr?r-  ��������� r^^^S'JJrj-S^ -���������^T***^'*:  --.-itsis,- rt���������   -*>- -r f*.   -i  ->r '  f4i  " i$$$s!W������*?<*j������i  ji",  ������������������������������  ���������**&*y  ������������������������������������     "'Msl;  THE WESTERN CAtL.  i  ���������  A TENDERFOOT'S WOOING  BY-*  CU1VE   PHILUPPS   WOULEY  (AUTHOR OF "GOLD, GOLD IN CARIBOO.1* ETC)  Supplied Exclusively In Canada by The British A Colonial Press Service,  Limited.  Tim himself waa away, sometimes in  one place, sometimes in another. Now  he was holding a yellow-haired child  np on his shoulder so that she could  aee over the corral and watch old Al  lassoing a wild cow; now he was back  ln England In places ol purely Imaginary magnificence, where a young  queen with that child's features waa  holding court amongst innumerable  Anstruthers who moved slowly and  ���������poke Itt Book-English with a low-  pitched dia.vl; or again he waa back  In the sick-room looking Into the  heart of the girl he had loved since  she bad grown grass Wgband reading  in It the name ol auotner;   ' >  Twice the rOan "pecked" badly, arid  the third time so nearly came down  on his head that Combe came back  from his mental wanderings, pulled up  and dismounted. If be would ride farther .he realized that he must give the  hone icbt fen if he needed none himself.  ���������'The fence of tbe pasture had long  since been left behind; it waa too .dark  to look for a stake; there was nothing  bigger than a clump of sage brush to  tie to, and tired aa the roan waa, be  dared not leave him loose, aa be would  have dons With any ordinary cow pony.  Taking out his Jack knife, be dug a  deep hole In the bard earth, tied a, knot  in the loose end of hli tie rope, put the  knot at the bottom of the hole he bad  dug, replaced the soil he had taken out  nd stamped. It in firm and hard with  ���������is heel.  Then , be  lay down on the frosen  ground to rest, unless tbe roan could  pull tbe world with him, Jim bad no  tear of losing his horse so fastened.  "Tim would have liked it better if the  Indians had visited the ranch to demand compensation for those broken  rifles, and would almost have been Inclined to listen to their claims, but  they had made no sign  his mouth, and looking Khelowna  qquarely in the eyes he said, "I think  you go and get me some water," and as  the chief hesitated, he tossed up the  black muzzle of bis revolver and added "Get*"  ' At that moment the roan snorted,  and Jim's quick eye noticed that there  were only four Indians 'round him.  Whilst he had been playing his game  with the old chief, Kineeshaw had  slipped from the circle. In a flash the  white man was on his feet, and .his  revolver shot was echoed by a sharp  cry of pain.  "Come   ba~k,"  he roared.    "Klnee-  doc's gone, 'cept that Sody Is slower  just now than a funeral. It's nothing  here now but bug juice all day, and  more bug juice all night, with Inter  hides for crib. Not as a man really  tireS of bug juice, but It's monotonous  even the way as the doc fixes it."  "How does the doctor fix it?" asked.  Jim, humoring him.  "Wall, the doc, he's got a sort of lay  helper, what the gospel sharks back  east call a deakin, and' they've arranged to make what the doc ca'.'.s a  concession to the conveniences. They  does it thiB way���������doc he takes morning  watch and the bottle, deakin, he takes  Shaw; leave the knife there," and then the pa.tients.  Then doc and the deakin  dropping the muzzle so tbat it looked  Khelowna straight between tbe eyes,  he added, "You next if you move."  "Now get," he said, as Kineeshaw  came back, "I want that horse and I  want you out of this blanked quick.  Hump it.   March," and for the second friend had better bit him a lick fn tbe  time In a week he drove the five red-, night watch.*.'  Just then the roexTanorted, and Jim skins before that deadly little weapon |   "Cheerful for an invalid," comment-  turned his head in the nick of time, i which has done so much In the States ^ j|m, aa tne ttrry touched the bank.  take dog watch together, both drunk  for a spell. Then doc comes ln for  night watch, and In general manages  to sober up before -any of the boys get  around. Drunk or sober, he's .better  nor tbe lay helper, so I guess your  The five figures which   had .passed  him ten minutes earlier like shadows',  towards tbe equality of man.  MOb. It's all right. This country ain't  meant for cripples. I'll come along,"  and tbe philosopher who had really hit  the nail on the head, tied np his boat,  CHAPTER XI.  ._   . **** Cf**j^__e s  ass       and loafed after Jim for his morning  "You think you heap savvy Indian!. ��������� ^tySp^fr  I    The town (alone among its peers it  stood almost at hie back, arrested in  their stealthy approach by his sudden  moveBientj, %^������jU SSft JlLopgh. the?  had paused* hew theleading figure _.  gripped a short bludgeon which he .You dam fool.  I fix you plenty." t ^ m .���������   carried, nnd h# knew Davies* murderer i v������As they, made 'or their horses. Kin- Bever Mpi*%d to be a city), had onea  and understood the look in that sullen eeahaw shook his bleeding hand at ln the gOQ(i oW dBT. ot the Caribou  animal, face: but though' his heart Combe, and tbat waa Ms last messape. excitement, been a "place oTlome to  ��������� to"giveTjump and then stand .He knew_that at a hundred yards a re* 'porMnce.     Its  5S=  seemed ������,..��������� _ #_ r   still, Combe did not attempt to rise>olver was, practically useless. \and  or show any alga ot surprise.,. though when Jim picked up the Win-  He understood why thesiTfIve had, cheater tozjto* nurried to horse and  crept up behind him. through the misty' gnMoped swiftly away, at the clank of  dawn in this featureless waste, but his ��������������� pump, he almost wished that he had  hand "only closed over   the   revolver. ��������� **r������4v ���������'.,''       .*,.._ .,  which was sheltered in the breast of j *������ well now as later, he mused,  his coat, and he toiled leisurely over, ������nd it haa got to come. It la pretty  so as to fa>e tbe five and bring his near ��������� b'������od '������-ed between us now.  grass-grown streets  worn bare by many feet, but since then  it had fallen a prey to atagnatlon. ,.  The bouses were mean and /far  apart, and except for stray dega, and  one or two melancholy looking horsea  tied to a rail* there was no outward  visible sign of life.  An the horses were tied in front of  the Ideal, Jim followed the ferryman's  ' Aa h* tightened the cinches of the building apparently of   two   stories,  roan, it worried him to remember tbat though Its appearance waa as decep-  these five. r���������|l devils had ridden off in ttTe M __, name>  ace*, inspection re-  tbe direction of the    Risky    Ranch, (venled the fact that its top storey was  They meant mischief, of that he felt & "bluff," being only aboard extension  sure, but after all they were only five. ot ^ front wlth nothing but the free  Indians and unarmed, and he had left ajr _.eh|nc] n  ^TJmIJSS ������n th* ""*' WhUe'      ������* ������ tne outside of the Ideal was  It was hlf business to ao and fetch 'dul1 and &������������my- lMMe tbe ������*oom was  it was bis business to go and retcn . ,ntwwlfll)d    A mort nvM interior  than that of this saloon no man ever  the doctor.    That was   what   Kitty I  CHAPTER X.  - Close Quartern  For over an hour Combe lay where  be was. watching the horse and thinking, whilst tbe blackness of the night  paled and grew even more weird and  ghastly from the grey tbat bad crept  Into It.  Then It seemed to him that something heavier than a coyote moved  among tbe sage brush on the ridge to  his left. He listened, but tbe noise  was not repeated. Jim waa too good  a plainsman to persuade himself that  his ears had played blm false because  he could not understand their message, and beside, the red roan had  ieard tt too. The horse was standing  wltb bis ears pricked, watching as he  would never have watched for coyotes.  In spite of tbe cowboys' constant attention those vagabond thieves were  far too numerous on tbe home ranch  for the roan to pay much attention to  them. Still watching the ridge, which  was as yet bm a vague line* in the fog,  Jim saw at last what he took to be two  coyotes moving slowly along it. A  longer scrutiny showed him four, no,  five Indistinct objects passing just  above the line, and at last he knew  them for the heads of riders passing.  as they believed, unseen on tne further  aide of the ridge." He could s-e-how  the heads rose and fell with tbe movements of th*������ horses beneath them, and  then for a moment the riders came  Slalnly Into alght where a dip occurred  i the ridge.  In the mist and darkness he might  never have noticed them at the distance at which they passed, so vague  and so silent were tbey, if his ears  had not warned him of their coming;  hut they saw him, of tbat^ie felt sure,  though be bad not stirred in his lair  of wet sage brush, and curiously  enough bis horse bad not whinnied.  For a moment he thought of calling  to them, hut men do not ball every  passer-by on the prairie, and he  changed bis.mind. He did not want  anything of. tbem,- so he lay still,  whilst they, without a pause or turn  of the head, rode silently past him and  disappeared In the mist.  "Indians, of course," he muttered,  "tbey must have seen the horse." And  then he tell to wondering why they  had made no sign and why they were  riding at tha't hour In the morning towards the Risky Ranch.  In the ordinary course of things  though they would have passed by In  silence, and near enough to satisfy  their own curiosity.  He did not feel easy about it. The  expedition of the posse bad accomplished nothing)unless it were to prove  that the Chilcotens had broken up their  camp and left the country, probably  for ah early winter hunt towards Tatlo  Lake, and in all the years that he had  lived on the plains and in B. C. Jim  had never had any serious trouble  with Indians.  He had become so used to them Indeed as peaceful neighbors, that he  had almost forgotten the red stories  of which the plains used to be full:  legends of burnt ranches, of men and  women murdered across their own  thresholds, and brutally mutilated in  order that their long hair might trim  a chief's robe. But those stories were  of Sioux and Apaches. He doubted  whether the Indians of B.C. had ever  taken scalps until he remembered a  hideous dancing mask which hung in  the Boss's library that had tufts of  long soft hair round it, as to the origin  left elbow across tbe rifle which he jH tn*y* bad a gun amongst them Id i&rlco, and made his way Into that  had Uken from his saddle before pick-j h������Te let them havs It ^ _ ^ ^ | high-sounding hostelry, a wooden  eting his horse.' |      "       -   -- - -  "Oh, Jim. Jim! You dear old Jim!  Come quickly; we want you ao badly."  was What he seemed to hear; though  as the five squatted silently round him  they uttered no word.  Except for tbat bludgeon they were  none of them armed,, a curious thing  Jim thought for Indians who carry  rifles as townsmen carry walking  canes, nor was he much Jess puzslcd  when he realised tbat these were the  very five whose weapons he had smashed against the pine trees.- Riflss were  not as common th-n as they are to-day  amongst the Indiana, but as one of  these was Khelowna, tbe chief, he at  any rate should have been able to  replace his broken weapon.  For what seemed like an. hour the  five savage figures crouched upon  their hams around Combe, like wolves  around a kill, their mouths shut, their  limbs motionless, only their eyes alive,  but those so vigilant that they seemed  to fellow his very thoughts. It Is his  vigilance and his eternal patience  which enables the Indian to win in  bit life-long battle with the wild  things around him. The beasts' senses  are keener than those of bis pursuers  and he loves life, hut tbe tireless patience of tbe hunter wears down tbe  patience ot the hunted.  Jim. felt the power of this watching  silence. It was as if be were being  mesmerized.  At last be broke It.  "Well,"   he  said.    "What  do  you  want, Khelowna?"  The chief shifted his seat a little.  "What you doing here?" he asked.  "Taking a cultus coolie" (stroll).  "oO'much cold wind.   Cultus coolie  no good."   '���������'."���������������  "Then why are you ont?"  "Indians got no grub.   Oot no guns  now.   Indiana very hungry.   You got  any grub?" and be reached out bis  band like a cat that steals from the  table, his eye all tbe time upon Jim,  and drew away the   cartridge   case  which had contained the sandwiches.  That was the first move in the  game.  Until .that day no Indians on the  Risky lands would have dared openly  to take a white man's property from  under his very eyes without leave, and  Jim when he saw the chief take his  cartridge case and search it, understood that the old restraint was breaking down and that a change was in tbe  air. All the food had been eaten, but  the flask retrained In the-bag, and this  Khelowna opened, unscrewing the top  with clumsy fingers and sniffing at the  mouth of it like a beast.  "No more fire water?" he asked.  "No, there wouldn't have been any  for you anyway. Think I'm going to be  run in for giving Indiana whiskey?"  Khelowna laughed, and his laugh  was like a wolf's snarl...  "Whiskey very good for Indians.  Any water-here?"  "Plenty. Nothing but water in this  cursed hole."  "Vou go get some," and the chief  held out the flask to Jim, but thpugh  the blood rose .to his face at tbe insolence of the bidding, Jim neither stirred nor held out bis hand for tbe flask.  You go, I say, hyak (quickly)," and  wanted him to do, so he Bwung himself  Into the saddlo, and rode steadily east.  Twice that morning ho saw Indians,  in small bands, bat on both occasions  he thought that be had been'seen before he saw them, and was uncertain  of the direction ln which tbey were  heading, and once, just before reaching the Fraser, be came across a .large  camp of'Chilcotens, just preparing to  move..  To his questions (bey replied that  they were en route to TaOo Lake, but  they struck him as unfriendly, and lying for some set purpose.   *  If such thing* had ever happened ln  B. C. he would bave suspected tbat an  Indian rising was on foot, but tbat wis  practically impossible; and Jim dismissed the Idea aa horn ot fatigue and  an empty stomach.  And then he beard the voice ot the  Fraser, and presently came over grey  bluffs to that great river. It is never  a pretty river, no, not even In springtime, when ihe patches of white flowering olall buBhea do their best for it.  Grand as it is at times, and nt Hell's  date and other places, picturesque, s>  show for tlia C.P.R. and a pleasing  horror for tourists who -ride safely  along its-precipitous banks In a luxurious Pullman car, its waters are too  turbid, and its strangely shaped mud  cliffs too weirdly colored with mineral  matter, to be more than grotesque and  uncanny. At the crossing where Jim  struck H, the river was certainly not  looking Its best. Like the whole country it seemed in evil mood. Tbe river  bad already felt the first touch of winter; small cakes of Ice were thickening  its dun-colored waters, grinding  against one another, and rendering a  crossing a matter of some difficulty.  However, the terry man made light  of It.  "It's all right, sonny, for twenty  hours yet, and maybe tor a week after  tbat, but it's coming, it's coming sure,  and It I was yon I wouldn't get on' no  tear In Sody Creek as'U keep you  more'n a week. If you do, you may  have to wait there until you can walk  across. A week on bug-juice ought to  do you, though cow punching does  seem to make man powerfully dry." ���������  . The ferryman was new to Caribou,  and did not know Jim Combe, but be  spoke from a long experience in other  parte of the North-West, where pro-,  hibition had mightily increased the  thirst: of the people.  "All right, Cap." Everyone Is a captain who owns anything bigger than a  canoe In. Canada. "I'll see to that.  You be on hand In an hour's time."  The man laughed good-naturedly.  "Sure," he said. "1 will, but you  won't be. I never knowed a man yet  as didn't calculate to do his business  in half an hour, nor one as did it In a  day.    8eems to me this here metro  saw.- A great stove wbicb made a red  glow., lit th? middle of tbe bar room,  and raised the temperature to something nearly tropical, was the only  apparent apology for any man's coming inside.  The floor, which had not been swept  for weeks, was a chaos of dead cigar  ends, and a table at which three men  sat thumping down their aces in a  game of Steamer whist, was foul with  kerosene oil, whilst the small windows  wore blinds to keep out any ray of  sunlight, which might be deluded Into i  entering the, place:  A drowsy bar tender leaned on his  elbow across the bar, watching the  game listlessly, spitting and encouraging the players by turns, and In front  of tbe stove a middle-aged man ot immense brawn, sat bunched up, looking  wearily Into the glow.  Jim, who knew the man's story,  wondered what he saw in the fire. A  few yean ago the loafer bad been a  steady and prosperous rancher ln a  small way, but his wife had died in  child birth, and since then the Ideal  had been bis home.  Unless he lived only in his work the  Ideal would nave to be Jim Combe's  home in the future. For lone men  with nothing to look forward to there  are only two alternatives In tbe West,  work or drink, and Jim knew it. With  a shudder be pulled himself together  and turned to tbe bartender, who bad  begun mechanically to polish up certain solid little tumblers at the advent  of a newcomer, whilst the whist.players moved restlessly in their chairs,  ready to "line up" to tbe bar at tbe  first sound of thole magic words,  "What shall it be, gentlemen?" But  Jim did not utter them, and the hope  died out In their face. Instead, he  asked civilly where the doctor was.  "Gone to a buryln'," the bar men replied. "It's all deadheads to-day," be  added with a sneer, which Invited the  approval of the disappointed whist  players.  ,   "Will he he back soon?"  "It all depends, Mister, on how the  corpse travels. Corpses ain't gay on  the hoof, as you. may have heard, and  it's all of fifteen miles to Snow Gulch.  Don't see why they couldn't bave left  the old man where he was. One place  is as good as another to be planted in  to my mind."  "There you're plum off tbe track,  sonny," broke in one of the players  reprovingly. "There's no call for a  man to demean himself If he does live  in Sody Crik. Old man Hayes was a  decent citizen, fix it which way you  will; took his glass reg'lar, an' paid for  it when he had any dust, and if ho  owes you a blanked cent, r.ay so, and  I'll foot the bili," and th.- speaker,  who looked p.uything but opulent, eyed  the chief, who misinterpreted Combe's  polls had ought to be called Whiskey  the bar tender fiercely, and pulled out  silence, pushed the flask almost Into ' Creek 'stead of Sody  his face. I    Jim laughed at the old joke.   There  "Go to hell and get It yourself," the ! were many worse, towns than Soda  cowboy replied and his steady eyes ; Creek, but of course there was whis-  met Khelowna's without flinching.  For a moment the chief, hesitated.!  Then he threw down the flask with a  laugh, and the murderer under the pretext of picking it up, edged a thought  bearer to Jim.  As, even so, the Indian was not near  enough to strike or grip    him,    the ;  watched man never moved, and agn'n  the silent game of cat and mouse w<_ut  on. ���������      ��������� ���������   '- ���������        |  "You got good rifle, Jim?" asked the  mupderer, and he writhed forward and  laid his hand on the stock of Jim's  Winchester, pulling at it gently.  "Take your hands off," snapped the  white man, and certain now that the  Indians had not pluck enough to rush  him all together,, he whipped out his  six-shooter and covered his man.  Instantly the Indian's hand was withdrawn and a change came over the  five faces.  The Chilcotens had only calculated  upon the rifle, which they could see.  "What for you so mad, Jim?" asked  Khelowna. "Indians all time good  friends.  He not want to take you gun.".  "I know, I have plenty very good  friends. Six here, the very best," and  he glanced at the revolver ln his hand.  Then he reached forward in his turn  and took back the empty cartridge bag  from between the chief's knees, and  *v,������en before the quarrel in their camp,' the silver flask from the ground where  they had been sullen and silent, and the murderer bad dropped it.  then there bad been the reappearance For a moment he looked at the flask,  of Davies' murderer and that unlucky and then a grin-smile flickered round  onarrel.   .-      _ -   ���������  ef which he had never hitherto troubled.  Now everything seemed changed.  There was a terror abroad on the  ranch lands, not so much seen as felt,  and though he scoffed at presentimenT,  he was conscious of it himself.  The cattle had been disappearing as  they had   never disappeared before;  here had been no friendly visits from  ie  Chilcotens as there used to be.  henever he had met any of them,  key im it  *T)o you know where I can -find the  doctor?"  "In the bar of the Ideal,  stay!    You won't get the doctor there  to-day neither.   He's away up to Snow  Gulch."  Snow Gulch was fifteen miles outside Soda Creek, and Jim fretted at  this new delay.  "What is he doing up there?"  "Guess he's gone as one of a reception committee to old 'man Hayes'  place. -The old man's got a raise."  "I thought he always was mine manager. Is he owner now ? Got the mine  for his wages?"  "No, thought that wouldn't make him  a bloated millionaire by all accounts. j  The old man raised himself, sort ot in- j  formal, with a stick of giant." i  "Blown himself up? Is he.much  hurt?" I  "Don't complain any,   and   I   don't j  know as he ought to.   He's only blow-1  ed the roof off his bead, and that was  never any good to him, even for carrying his liquor."  "Do you mean to say he's dead?"  "Dead as a mutton."  "Then why has the doctor gone out?"'  "Give that chunk of ice a boost with  the pole will you?    That's bully," as  the great cake slid down the side of  the boat with a -dull rasping sound.  ; "WelL I don't know, I'm sure, why the  a greasy deer-skin sack,  "No, Jake, the old man didn't owe  me nothin'.   1 didn't say as be did.".  "An' you hadn't better, you slab-  sided cross between a galloot and a  buck nigger. I say as old man Hayes  has a right to all the frills he has a  Or no, mind to when it comes to buryin,' and  I'd like to hear from the gent as  thinks contrary."      '  To patch up the breach, Jim stood  drinks. It is the only civility you can  show to your neighbor in some places,  and then for want of anything else to  do, rather than in the hope of hurrying  a funeral procession, Jim borrowed  Jake's cayuse, and rode out to meet  the burying party.  CHAPTER XII.  A Backwoods Funeral  On a steep bluff, through the heavy  brush of which a narrow trail had  been roughly cut, Jim found a party  of about a dozen men, half of whom  wore black coats. They were almost  the only black coats in Caribou, and  had been collected with infininte trouble to give tone to the proceedings.  There was also one top hat . That belonged to the doctor, and was worn by  him. The bottle, too large for a medicine bottle, which protruded from his  coat pocket, belonged to the party.  When Jim first sighted them, the  proper spirit of their occupation possessed them. Two and two they paced  behind a sorry nag. at whose head  paced   the   doctor   and   another.    All  had their hats off, and their coin* oa,  and no one spoke.  Upon the horse's "back was all that  remained of old man Hayes, a white  handkerchief bound reverently over  lis face, and his body decently disposed In a blanket.      *  In a corner of this, unfortunately.  ~vas caught one ot those sharp-ended  boughs which B. C. people call a rain-  pike. Gently and without a word the  doctor wrcsMed with tbe Impediment.  and the hors? stood still whilst he did  so.  At thd next step a small bough  caught the handkerchief and lifted It  off the face. It was recovered and replaced without a word. yAs soon as  this'had been done the horse stumbled  over an unseen log, and its pack  moved up a foot nearer to Its neck.  The doctor's companion caught the  beast by the head and jerked at Its bit.  as a hint to It to take more care, and  at the same moment another ramplke  caught In the blank/tr This time to*  horse could not stand still, neither  would the ramplke loose Ita hold. For  nearly thirty seconds tbe two at the  hone's head did their beat to undo ths  tangle, then the horse plunged forward, the nlankct tore, some ot the  lashings gave, and old man Hayes rolled out with a thump, brandishing one  stiffened limb in ghastly fashion as h.  '���������_]��������� .-JA-       *������**  The doctor's mate swore, and but  fluency made np for his former silence.  , "This is a positive scandal, boys.  It's Irreverent to the,dead," Jim heard  the doctor say.  "It's blanked poor packing, that's  what it is," letorted one of them.  "Ed dont know enough to tie a granny  knot let alone the diamond hitch."  "Yon tie it better yonraelf, you web-  footed blue none."  "That's dead easy, and I'll tie your  blamed .neck In * - knot when I'm  through with it," aald the other angrily, taking off his coat to work and  swear more easily. But he did not  find it "dead easy."  "Cinch the beggar good and tight,"  suggested on?. "Corpses ain't , got  no feelin's," and putting bis /foot  against the horse ha threw hla weight  into" the rope.  "Hold on, Mo; you'll break him all  np." l  "Not much. He's stiff enough.  There, git up now." and ho gave tho  horse a slap on Ita quarter.  * Frightened by Ita mishap, or more  conscious of the dead nature of ita  burden than ita maetera thought, tho  horse bolted, galloped through the  range of timber, and on to the open  hillside, where Jim wan standing, and  there with two or throe vicious bock*  sent the body of Mr. Hayes rolling  gown-the slope.  This denouement evoked s> volley o.  imprseatlona from tho am*a%*mt  that hag no apparent etlect upon  gravity of the lata Hr. Bnyea,       _ .  . Hover In hla life had he proceeded  with more deliberate dignity thisf be  did then In bis death.  The pitch of  the hillside waa only Just steep enough  to Induce a bale ot good* to roll, W  that tbe swathed body went down It Iu  slow time, with grave pauses, whilst  the limbs ot it, which   bad   broken  loose, swung in solemn mockery aa  the body'rolled over.  In spite of pauses, it would pot stop.  As soon as ons moved to catch it, l>  swung its arms and started again, recovering its momentum sufficiently to  elude itB would-be captors.  It was aB if. the dead man was playing a grim game witb/his old cronies.  At last It r. ached the road, which  wound round the base of the hill.  "Well, I'm blanked, if that don't b at  everything.   The old man always ws  pig-headed, but  who'd  nave  thoii!?!n  he'd have kicked  like that at being  packed, and he's a corpse!"  "Guess he thinks he can take care  of hlsself now same as he alius did.  He's crossed this trail many a night  when he hadn't any more e<m������e than  he has now."  But the stilln-^s of the boiv brought  back 8onie\)i the bid feeling of awe.  "Hush!" bald one. 'What-ave..-you,  giving us? That ain't no way to talk  before corpses."  "Corpse or no corpse," aald <* bolder  spirit, "it's a long time between  drinks, and this burying is a mighty  dry entertainment. Doc! Let's have  a look at that bottle.";  Tlie doctor produced the medicine,  which was labelled Scott and M������c-  kay's Special, and in turn each of tl-e  mutes drank to their old companion.  "Guess he'll travel more sociable  now," said Ai, wiping his mouth with  his coat sleeve. "But we'll have co  pack him ourselves. Got to take off  our frills for that business," and with  a sigh of relief every man tock olf  his coat, and tied it In a back on his  back.  At this point Jim Combe jolued  them, was given a drink and solemnly  introduced to the corpse.  In return he lent a hand at bearing  it. and abandoning all ideas of a processional pace, or the decorum of silence, the party in its shirt sleeves,  trotted to within sight of Soda Creek  before dark. Here, however, the procession paused, reformed, put on its  coats and funeral face, and marched  with great pomp to tbe door of the  Ideal. N  Here, again, an unexpected difficul  ty met them. The Ideal was the on Iy  place to which ony one went on arriving at Soda Creek, but In spite of tiie  former habits of their charge, it w. s  evidently now no place for Mr. Hayes.  "Poor old boss, 1 guess you ain't allowed in here now. Where'Il we take  him to, doc?"  An empty house was suggested  where the body would be safe from the  dogs until the clergyman came for it  next day, and there it was locked up  for the night.  But even then the doctor was not  ready for his patient at the Risky-  Ranch. By unanimous consent it was  held fitting that Soda Creek should  celebrate old man Hayes' reception  in due form, and no protest on Jim's  part was of any avaii. The men had  had enough whiskey to make them as  stubborn as muks. Jim Combi was  in despair. Every drink that the reck  less crowd took made it more noisy  and more quarrelsome, whilst the doctor was rapidly progressing from tiie  convivial to the maudlin stags cf  drunkenness.  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U'e only wbiahw and beU.^ _  "But there's women elsewhere, loom- I :$3m&  to tb* Risky Ranch, for fnlbMaoa. Wil..:; -;fc, .;  you   to lomethmg ��������� to balp on* * /:^*Mte  r^wrtbJnV, ho MM. rising.      -_^__ '-$^m  TPhoo.   go  up   into that *99^.t^*m  KMMf  BOMrtfar to  thO UOOteT. ������',i%0  oonal til bis outfit. ��������� ������������������ '���������'-���������"��������� *ssasV^v.w-  gilyaaca. whatever !  mia\ htm whin he i _ _  one wm notice you as you ttv*''-_������-_-������  sad If they do tbey are te* drunk iwf*  -What 4* you want tt Isrr  There's * wossan **M 4*w*__������  tb* Many, and rv* got to ������rt that iMft������  hag and km fJxta's to *nv* her. Tarn  -   say ne uvtsamt   (C*nttn**i Heat Week.)    ���������     ^V^S  The Rochester Post-Bxprees tells dl V ^y'y  a youth who waa about going out t*fyyrt&lM  his tost formal da-u^ta**1 ^������S������^S)f^  mother said. "Now don't forgot y*ur  manners, James. 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Pastor. Rev. A;1 M. Sanford.  (B.A.. B.D. Public Worship. Sunday, at  ill a.m. and T p.m. Sabbath School at  !9:45 a.m. during summer months. Midweek rally on Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Aarai-ic-ur.  ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH  Cor.   Broadway   and   Prince   Edward   Sit.  Services���������Morning Prayer at 11 a.m.  Sunday School and Bible class at 2:30  p.m. -  Evening Prayer at 7:30 p.m.  Holy Communion every Sunday, at 8 a-ir..  and 1st and 3rd  Sundays at 11  a.m  Rev. G. H. AVllson. Rector  Rectory. Cor.   Sth   Ave.   and   Prince Edward St.  Tele   Fairmont 40S-L.  SATTSa DAT SAiaTTS.  REORGANIZED CHURCH  OF CHRIST  2322 Scott Street m        "ST  Services���������Every Sunday cveniri-'st 7������0 o'c-k^fc.  Sunday School at 5:30 o'clock. __���������������������������  I. McMullen. Elder.  tssEVEXD-iWT oassa or odd-  nuowt  MT. PLEASANT LODGE. NO. 19  Met-ts    every    Tuesdav    at    S   p.m.   !n  I.O.O.F.    hall.      Westminster     Ave..    Mt.  Pleasant.    Soourning   brethren   corflial!y  itwited  to attend.  J. C. Davi=. N. G.. 123! Hnmrr Street  J. Haddon. V. G.. 2616 Main Str*������t  Thos. Sewell. Rec. Sec. 4S1 Seventh Ave. E.  X.OTAX, OB&WGE I.ODOK  MT. PLEASANT L. O. L. NX 1*42.  Meets   the   1st   and   3rd  Tit   isdays   of  each month at * p.m. in the K. of P. hall.  All visitiny brethren  cordially welcome.  H. Birmingham, W.M.. 477 7th Ave. E  C. 11. Howes. Sec. 303 10th Ave.   E. ������������������������������������  ^'P������TRT?Y CAT v.  Orsdaste otjDetroit  Optical College  EXPERIENCE  The Best  Obtainable  A Bridge on Which You May Depend  O. W. GRIMMETT, Opiomelrlst aad Optician  "Make Haste Slowly"  Let us advise you what is best for your eyes; as consulting: opticians we are at your service. Be not hurried  into selecting some style of glasses not becoming to you.  The price of an ill-fitting pair of glasses is often highei  than our modern, up-to-date, much admired styles.  Take Time  Take our time if you will. It will be a pleasure if we  can please you.      s  BANK OF OTTAWA   BUILDING  Office 106, First Floor Phone Seymour 582  Office Hours:  9 to 12 a.m., 1 to 5 p.m., Sat. 7 to a p. m.  Local  Otherwise  of all congregations consisted of wom-  <en, and that, the men remained at  , home or went out on their own pleas-  jure, no doubt smoking their pipes, in  MT.  PLEASANT   PBES.  CLUB.  fact, anything hut coming to church.  [He wished every success and  God's  I Messing on the work in which they  ATHLETIC j were''that day engaged.  **********t'**M>*<***********   **>***T**i***tt  Lawn Mower  i  Get your LAWN MOWER put into good shape-  SHARPENED AND SET at  !l Fairmont Machine Shop ii  Corner   8th  Avenue and  Westminster Road ;;  PRICE 50c to 75c  **************************   *****4 ********************���������  Ice Cream Social and Concert will  be given on Thursday, April 25th, 8  p.m. Keep this date open and bring  your friends. This is something special that you cannot afford to miss!  CHURCH   NOTICE.  Dr. Spencer will preach on "THE  T1TANTIC DISASTER AND ITS LESSONS" next Sunday night at Mount  Pleasant Baptist Church, corner of  Quebec and Tenth. Morning service  as usual, subject:  "Prophecy."  G. E. McBride & Co., hardware merchants, corner of 16th avenue and  Main street, are doing a large and  flourishing business. Their stock is  large, select and of the best quality.  Without doubt this is one of the most  popular business houses in Vancouver.  They are about to install a 2,000 lb.  steel alloy bell in the South Hill Baptist church. This is the third church  bell they have sold during the last  few months. Business is coming their  way. The people appreciate their ef-  J forts to please. '  Rev. Owen Bulkeley and  Mr. Eakin on Church  Union  ST.   MARY,  THE   VIRGIN.  HILL.  SOUTH  The St. Mary Easter vestry meeting was held in the Parish Hall on  Wednesday, April 10, when Mr. Grout  was again appointed vicar's warden,  Mr. Frewin was elected people's warden, and Messrs. Moss and Cowell as  sidesmen. Messrs. Cowell and Nor-  bury  were  elected  delegates  to  the  synod, with Mr. Yates and Capt. Mackenzie as alternatives. Mr. Moss was  appointed envelope treasurer. The announcement that. $44 had been subscribed during Holy and Easter weeks  as self denial offerings, gave deep satisfaction for now the debt oh the temporary church buildir" 5, wiped5 out.  The payment of $1,500 for the site  on which the church and hail stand,  is the most serious item to be faced,  and various proposals were made to  find the best way to accomplish this,  the best way being Mr. Bulkeley's  suggestion that each old country member of the congregation should write  home to his or1 her former rector or  vicar and beg for an offering to be given towards this purpose.  '******'** I������1 ** 1"M"I"I*4 *****   ������������*������M"1"H"1"1"I"1|IM I **<* *******  Broken Your Glasses  Bring them straight to  our repair shop. We can  replace a broken lens on 24  hours notice and sometimes  in shorter time than that  Don't forget the pieces; we  need them to make an exact  duplicate from them. You  can depend on all repairs being done accurately and  promptly.  QRAND VIEW  Descriptive talks on Business People by E.J.M.  Geo. iG, Bigger   Jeweller & Optician  m Hastings Street, W.  ************************49*************i'************  ^saamaaassssssBSSssssMsssssasssssssssB^^  MacMCHUN * M0RQAN  HOOTS Snd 5tf0e$ RJSPAfRSP  man OAf jwwfg jMffi shops  Of Qssfaatsfd WMSSjt**  4*4let', Osntlemen's sad Children's  st  lull city price*.'  Our  long   exferieoce   and    equipment  guarantees Rood worsm&nsulp. ���������  3330 Mnin &%. and Cor. |8th Ave. and Main St;  BEMEM3ER THE NEW  | f ANCY PRY GOQPS STORE  757 &roq<JwoV/ P������st  Best Grade of Goods and Moderate  Prices will merit your Patronage.  ************************* *************************?  >>  *9***t9l*****************$***********l***************L  Our Opinion on the  Ranffe Question  We know we have your confidence and we have  made ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. <  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market.   In our opinion  iiifewrase  is the best of them all and the  range in service will back us up  in every good thing we can  say of it  If there was a better range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come and see it?u We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  W. R. OWEN  2337 Main Street - Phone Fairmont 447  '^i^^*^***************4H-*v*:^**:-i^^^  I  It was announced that a grand bazaar would be held on Thursday, June  20th In the Parish Hall, and it was  oonsidered very creditable that the  members of this branch of the Church  of England Men's Society had devoted  their spare time to painting the Parish Hall. In the year from Easter,  1811, to Easter, 1912, the sum of $1,  400 has been raised for church pur-  poses, a commodious Parish Hall erected and the following guilds and societies started, viz: Church of England Men's Society; Church Lad's Cadets; Women's Auxiliary and Moth  ers' Union, while a Baptism and Communicants Roll was kept in the church  porch for church members to sign.  Fifty communicated at Easter. Recent nonconformist remarks concerning _ congregations consisting mainly  of women, were acknowledged as hot  bearing on St Mary's congregation,  which. If anything, Inclines to a preponderance of men. . .  In connection with the report In  The Dally Province of the proceedings  attending the laying of the corner  stone of the new Baptist church in  South Vancouver on Easter Monday  afternoon. Rev. Owen Bulkeley writes  criticising its correctness. He submits the following as the text of the  two; addresses delivered by himself  and Mr. Eakin:  Rev. Owen Bulkeley said be stood  on that platform with mingled, feel  Ing of sorrow and thankfulness; of  sorrow that a new edifice was to be  raised bearing the label of one torn)  of Christianity only, which tended to  perpetuate the divisions among Christians, whom our Savior prayed might  "be all one." There was much talk  of union among the Nonconformist  bodies, but not a breath of reunion  with the old mother church of England, from which they all sprang.,  the earliest of them some 400 years  ago.  As a duly ordained priest of that  ancient branch of the Holy Catholic  Apostolic church, he could not biit  regret that this schism still existed,  and that there was little sign of reunion with the Church of England.  I He ' had to decide whether his  presence or absence on that day would  help towards re-union, aud he had decided that bis presence might do a  little. On tbe other hand, in the midst  of a world of iniquity, indifference,  doubt, infidelity, scepticism, atheism.  Christian Science, "falsely so called,,"  and theosophy, the two latter but rivals of the long-exploded heathen philosophy; he could not but be thankful  that another edifice should be raised  in the name of Christ; for wherever a  Christian church stood, it served as a  beacon to call attention to the faith of  Christ crucified and risen again, and  therefore as a protest against human  j erro-.  j    Mi*. Eakin, the Presbyterian student.  j who conducts the services at the lo*  cal Presbyterian church, while regret-  fting the differences among Christians,  m I said  that   he felt   that the   work of  * I Christianity perhaps could not be ade-  ������ j quately carried on without those dif-  * I ferences.   He, thought that maybe why  * the churches, the Church of England,  ������! his own, and all others failed to reach  J! all, was that they were too tied and  4 I bound to old associations, and had not  * j sufficiently expanded to meet modern  requirements.  He believed that a large proportion  MR. D. SUTHERLAND is the propria  tor of the leading dry goods store of the  district, which is situated at the corner of Commercial Drive and Bismark  street.' Mr. Sutherland came to this  neighborhood four years ago, since  which time his business has shown a  steady increase. The quality, and  prices of goods at this store will be  found to compare very favorably with  those of the leading down town houses  and we respectfully recommend all  our readers to see Sutherland's showing of Spring goods before going else-  "Waa������!"������  THE/GRANDVIEW STATIONERY,  1130 Park Drive, is in the able hands  of Mr. J. W. Edmonds, an Englishman  who has. travelled in many parts of  the world, vand who has had many and  various experiences. The store/ Is  well stocked with a full yet carefully  selected assortment of toys, candies,  papers, papertorles, tobaccos, etc., and  prices are Just right. Mr. Edmonds  also does picture framing and his efforts in this direction are being 'well  appreciated.  THE CLEVELAND BICYCLE Is  thought by most leading cyclists to be  the beBt machine made in Canada.  The Cleveland Works at Toronto are  fitted with everything necessary to  the production of a reliable, high-grade  machine. In,buying a new bicycle the  points to be considered are: are the  tyres durable; ������ it fitted with a roller  chain; is it well and solidly built  throughout; can accessories and parts  be obtained without' delay?-The  The Cleveland machine is thoroughly  reliable in every way. Berry Bros.,  612 Hastings St E��������� phone Sey. 750.  are sole agents for Vancouver.  At Park Drive, twp two thirty-nine  There is a Grocery Store  Where -you can get your wants supping ,���������������������������'���������:,-; :-w;.  In fact, a great deal more.  You'll find their prices cheaper far,  . Than any in that line,  So now be wise, and buy your stoves  At two two thirty-nine.  Red Cross Grocery, 2239 Commercial Drive. ,i  Are yon particular about the appearance of your clothes? Mr. T. Davis,  of 1825 Commercial Drive, is a Tallof  who likes to work for particular people, because he has been doing so nil  his working days. Mr. Davis is an  Englishman. who; came to Grandview  about 15 months ago, since which time  he has worked hard to make the rep-  which he   now enjoys, andi  Be  Your Own  Fish and Poultry business over two  years.    Coming to Grandview as the  representative of the Western Fish &  Poultry Company, he quickly built  up  a .good connection and now that he is  the sole proprietor with a life's experience at the trade to help him he ]  should soon have one of the best busi- j  ness stores in the district.   Mr. Rich-j  ards carries a full line of fish and veg-j  etabjes and has poultry which is killed j  to order.   All orders by phone or oth- j  erwise, are promptly attended to.        i  THE MERCHANTS' PHOTO COM-}.  PANY (Grandview Studio), was open-.|  ed two months ago, under the super- j  vision of Messrs. A. Norman and J.;!  Kennedy, but owing to ill health Mr.;  Norman has had.to leave the.district,L  and Mr. Kennedy, with many, years  experience in the photographic trade,  now has entire charge.   The Company  has issued coupons to Messrs. Clapps  Boot and Shoe Store,; Manitaba Hardware Company, Grandview Stationery,  Regina Grocery and Commercial Furniture Company.   These coupons may  be had free of cost by those'who patronize these stores and will be * exchanged for photos or supplies at face  value by the Merchants'  Photo Co.  Thus, for a limited time the public has  the opportunity of obtaining photos  or whatever, they may require, .free of  charge.  THE 999c STORES at the corner  of William street. Commercial Drive,  having successfully operated their  business for the last twelve months,  at the limit, of 99c, have in response  to requests*, placed another "9" in  front, and now carry a still more complete line of "almost everything" for  5c, to $10.00 at prices seldom equalled  find never beaten. The feature of  presenting every ninety-ninth customer with free chance of any articles  to the value of $1 absolutely without  charge is meeting with much approval  and the names of the many past winners are furnished oh request  DAVIDSON'S BAKERY, 1128 Commercial Drive, can be relied upon for  good bread, cakes and pastry. A good  baker requires, to be very skillful in  the mixing of ingredients, and in ^ the  care of the ovens. - Mr. Davidson has  made a long and careful study of the  art of bread, cake and pastry baking,  and. using only the best quality of  Ingredients, he is in a position to produce goods which should ensure for  him the continued patronage of those  who give him a trial. ',/"���������'  THE PARK DRIVE STATIONERY  T  WE  HAVE 6 H0U8E8 LISTED BE  low that we can deliver subject to,  the first deposit.   Look themNiver  then see us.  I  HOUSE  -West.  AVENOt  fireplace.  NO. 315���������-17TH  b rooms, furnace,  panelled hall and dining room, bath  and toilet separate, open balcony at  back on second floor, full lot, 88x13?  to lane. Our price to sell quick is  only 16260 and terms of 1600 cash  and the balance 1100 every 8 mo������  and interest at ?%*  2  HOUSE NO. 270.���������18TH AVE. WEST,  33x137 ft lot, 7 rooms and all modem  conveniences; furnace. We can de  liver this home for $6500, only $flos  caah and the balance at $���������# par  month Including interest Boa this  home without delay.  .3  ffi" Mto������l w 3 's,Z. hft8 ^n operated by Mr. L. BerJow  ^l^L^Lhv^ i?������vS ">r more than three years. Here will  ?TmL ������4_,P * y r' Pav,8}bo found a variety of stationery,  look line new. school supplies, toys, office supplies,  LADIES' AND GENTS' TAILORING, etc. Mr. Berlow reports the arrival  L. SAM & CO. 1616 Commercial -0f a shipment of baseballs, tennia>and  Drive, is the headquarters for Japan lacrosse goods, which will be on sale  ese and Chinese Silks and Fancy for 30 days from April 20th at prices  Goods. Here may be found ladies |Wutch will break all records. Buy  and rants' silk underwear, silk hand- goods at your own prices at tbe Park  kerchiefs, silk dresses, in fact every- prjve Stationery, 1523 Park Drive,  thing that goes to make an Oriental; RICHMOND BAZAAR, 1513 Corn-  Depot Mr. L. Sam. the proprietor fmerclal Driv������, is now at the expira^  and manager, has been In Grandview [tion of one year's business and in con-  one year, and keeps a careful tab on j versatlon with the management it is  tbe style and requirements of the sea-(understood that Mr. Rich mond has  son. For the latest thing in spring  goods go to 1616 Commercial Drive.  Phone Sey. 4022. Ladies' and Gents'  Tailoring a specialty.  MR. W. L. CARTER, who conducts  the High Class Confectionery and Ice  Cream Parlors at 1832 Park Drive, re  cently came to this locality from Lady-  smith, where Carter's store was headquarters of the local clubs and the  general rendezvous for the leading  men of the city. Mr. Carter carries a  full stock of tobaccoB, candies, fruits.  failed to make it pay, in consequence  of which imperative instructions are  issued that the stock' consisting of dry  good; notions, china, crockery, glass,  enamel ware, etc., must be sold at once  regardless of future consequences. The  above store has been noted for the  very high class goods carried, such as  Alfred Meakln nnd Rldgway's dinner-  ware, 1st quality in Austrian china  present, glass, handpainted Japanese  china ware, Davidson's very best gran-  iteware, etc.   These goods have been  etc., and has installed the very latest I p'<ld at nriceB reasonable and cora-  electric plant for the manufacture of pare with prices asked for, 2nd class  ice cream. We recommend those who!goods forced ou the public at so called  would enloy something good to visit I p*������nsat������onal sales down town. It has  Carter's Ice Cream Parlors, 1832 Park .often been wondered why the public  Drive. \_      '  l'������ po Cflei'v    mMed considering    the  COMMERCIAL 2nd HAND STORE, side stores operating at much less ex-  120 22NO AVE- W., NEAR QUEBEC  St, 5 rooms, bungalow-style, furnace,  laundry tubs, bath and toilet sep,  bevelled plate and colored . gbm  doors, electric fixtures, all complett,  our price only $4200,' only $600 cash.  and the balance $35.00 per mo. an*  Interest  .4  H0U8E ON CORNER 1*TH AND  John St., 6 rooms, furnace, fireplace  panelled hall and dining room, electric light fixtures, good high lot ana  corner; sold for $4800; you can baf*>  it now for $4500. $500 cash and ths  balance $45 per mo., including Inter  eel.  No. 5  t  *  *  *  1928 Commercial Drive, always have a  good showing of second hand furniture, office supplies, etc.. at very reasonable prices. Amongst the present  stock is a genuine Old English table,  $25; a nearly new Majestic range. $50;  a large wardrobe, mahogany finish,  $15 j a nearly new gas range, $10; and  uense. Richmond Hazaar has been  buying direct from the manufacturers  nnd has an enormous stock now on  band, which will literally mean one of  the greatest windfalls in the. city of  Vancouver as it has got. to move and  that quickly. Preparations are now  in progress and the public will learn  *}JO,     (*������   1ICC.11-     ������1������?**    ������bo    ii������hbv������    Y-*v ������     *������������������>..      ������*������     j.-wp.*.*.^     ......     ������-.-     ,                many other useful household articles very high rent and abnormal expenses  at prices equally reasonable.' Messrs.  H. C. North and B. Faulkner, the pro  prietors, also do furniture repairing,  upholstering and French polishing at  low nrices consistent with good work.  MR. WALTER RICHARDS, 1842  Commercial Drive, has managed this  in operatint-/ down town stores, making it impossible, for such stores to  sive such good Values and protect  themselves as compared with the out-  through our advertising columns more  about this unexpected slaughter of  merchandise.  i  lacrosse  Our immense stock  affords the widest  selection of supplies  for these games.  Clubs outfitting       V   __>  will find it greatly to ^ X--*^  their advantage  to  place   their   orders  with us.  TISDALLS  LIMITED  (Successors to Chas. E. Tisdall) B19-920 Haatlngt* St., Woat  HOU8E NEXT TO THE ABOVE SIM  liar to above in every way. Prir������  only $4200, $400 cash, balance $46 per  month, Including interest.  No. 6  HOUSE ON 50 FT. LOT #ON 17TH  Ave. near Martha St, 6 rooms, modern, only 1 block to cars, and a good  buy at $4500, easy terms.  2343 Main Street  Phone:   Fairmont   497

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