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 -   \  i   ' ^  PuMl  Interests  iver and the Western Peoi  VOL1  M  H,H. Stevens, SI?.,  ' ������*hAJ������ft������fc' ���������**!  ts*&aamamWaiWi  WILL ryTURE GENERATIONS !  BE ASHAMED OF US?  The world is slowly, awakening to the fact that  man, for "sport" or gain, is committing an outrage upon the future.  When a man inherits a landed estate which is  "entailed," as we say, ha J* only a sort of life  trustee. He is not allowed, to cut down the timber,  or to sell the precious picture* or other heirlooms  which have come to him. - These are to be preserved for the 'enjoyment of future generations  of his family. Jt is only right that the same principle should hoi$ good regarding animal life.  Life cannot be replaced; a species once exter-  minaated is gone for ever. What right have we  ruthlessly to slaughter tiie birds and animals  which we find in the world, 60 that in future  they shall be a name and nothing more to those  who come after us?  This is the outrage upon the future that we  .are committing now. We are slaying all the useful wild animals, all the lovely birds. Everything  that ia scarce has a market value. If there were  only one dog left in all the world, dome wretch  with* a gun would want to shoot it, to sell its body  to place in a museum.' Within the lifetime of our  books,-great families of the animal world have  been entirely blotted out. The dodo and the  solitaire are gone f the great auk is represented  only by a few eggs. Still morerecently the bison,  which, within the memory of living men, roamed  the prairies of America in countfe** swarms, has  been so nearly swept out of existence that only a  handful are preserved as curiosities in a few public parses.  Sn all India,  has wrought  jessed declaring  animals without Government'perjaijsiou.  Great Britain has been robbed of ft great number of the birds that used to visit her shores, as  well as of native birds' which lived all the year  within Her boundaries. We seldom hear now of  the arrival of a rare bird, uu!e������s  3  m  Columbia, MAY 31, 1012.  ���������M������������|aaf������teMM������������-H*������M  By G. *������'%%  V  NO SALOON FOR HIM  v SMJ  It was hoped at one time that Hon. Williaflt  Jennings Bryan might come out strong and nltstt  for prohibition and perhaps be a political standard  bearer for the temperance forces.  ..jO$  TO  J*>-  He has not seen fit td do that, but he is doftf  oojiln  w  THjUTBBS AWi ������hows.  the next thing to it, he is branding the saloon __  |   terms which indicate that he will not wear the -^BSf  !   !���������*���������������������;* y?k������ ���������* service to the liquor p������fJNfe������L. '^1  ;      Bead what he says:             w            .        - 5\ -T^^g  Z I      "The saloon is a nuisance.   The evil can aatfs^&f^  ,_- < k   more be confined to the building in which it *i*iam&^SW  That Theatres and Moving Picture Shows have deep root in our needs, real or fancied is Z   than the odor of a slaughter house to th*;  o demonstrated by their popularity.   To undertake thei^ destruction, would be an unending task. I [' ia which it-is located. ' yj-  '< ��������� nor is it certain that it Woulcl be dictated by prudence.   Som������$n**������ ettotts to change .conditions J '    ��������� -/*X,lmow and you know that they *****  ** for the better, however laudable in the main, are misdirected in-particular for lack of critical or ! l1 ^J}H������ "^ otncr form of evi* *��������� *****  * practical knowledge.   Mistakes of this kind hinder nattier .than help reform. , \     J?i-S������J leiJiL&tt0lldealer ta7*  . *    * ������l ������������?^        * diior^ejfly^use upstairs.  It is doubtless truo that objectionable features obtain in the shows of this city, some of them j;   JgJJ, wil^^^Se ���������f      backJ������^r  an insult to modesty, but wholesale denunciation is -������ide of the mark and exposes the eriffes to \ J - >   ������Tlw������ ���������*!**���������. ^^^^^^.T^JlL  suspicion of incompetency to judge. u ->  ' ~-v:yj*  v?  One of two things should be done without; delay?  al censorship, or have patrons express dSsgnst and sei  tions of word or dress is offered.   Too.often spectaj  [ these gross offences appear.   Showmen cater to the  furnished.. '  Sealskin is fashionable, sable is fashionable; oil  from the blubber of the common seal and the  whale has a value.  So the butchers slay and slay.  They have so persecuted the Arctic fox and the  sable that if these animals are given years of un-  harried freedom they, can scarcely replenish their  numbers. The sea-otter is almost exterminated.  The fur-bearing seaei\J8 seen only in dozens today  where once it was seen in thousands.  In the case of the fur-bearing animals, there is  just a shadow of excuse that the fur worn is  better than other clothing���������though if it were as  common as rabbit-skin this argument would never  be used. There is not, however, a bit of excuse  for the slaughter of birds, which has been carried  on to such an extent that good men are shocked  and ashamed. Why are our beauty birds slain  and their little ones allowed to perish in their  nests t Because vain, hardhearted women insist  on wearing their plumage.  It cannot be urged that women do not know  the shameful cruelty which their fashions cause.  They do know; every woman knows that the  bautiful plumage worn on women's hats is obtained at the cost of the lives of birds.  ' To gratify woman's vanity, men are stripping  the world of its beauty birds. Birds of paradise  and other birds of splendid plumage have been  harried almost out of existence.  It is a strange and bitter reflection on our  civilization that this wrong has been done at  the instance of our wealthy women; the poor  cannot afford the barbarous luxury of rare birds'  feathers. The cruelty is practiced for the gratification of those whose purses lay their whole  world open to their choice. To please these  women the fashion of a summer.may blot out  fro mthe book of life a species of birds which  Nature has taken millions of years to bring to  perfection.  Future generations, when they look back on  our day, will feel ashamed of us, as we feel ashamed of the monsters who exterminated the American bison, the dodo, and the great auk; as we  feel of those who, in America, have reduced the  myriads of passenger pigeons to a fe wstragglers,  who have almost exterminated the egrets, the  trumpeter swan, the wood-duck, the rosy spoonbill, some of the- curlews, and other birds with  which the wild solitudes were once gladdened.  It was time that the conscience of the world  was aroused.  Demand purity and purity  j' "The saloon> the bureau of information for  * every sort of erf*8.   It is the first place that *  .u       v   ������. *v    -.      A        i    ji^.- # &uce*L*M looks for crime and the last place h*  ither subject the shows to severely critic- ; i would sjd to look lor virtue.V  of insult When vulgar and indecent exhiW- %  either remain silent or  irons  <>;,->*  v y$&%  ���������������,- ���������������������-      wowa B-o to mo* w*t virtue."  decent; e*toM-,, "JR-jWsj^isitt. sympathiser, will haye to  Sy'wmoeii    O^Laafa^^  -mm mai, flA-ttrnmrnh. ������������������������&������������* \   ********* ^ wwMilid tras told to buy a pocket  TttS O0OD OOVMKBltmm WUHUat. ; ;   .lompass, which he did, yet got lost justi the m!w.   , .    x .   A. _  _    . m    . .t  \\  . ^^^l**^ be was asked why he did not fol-  Modern civilisation has given rise to numerous organizations as an offset to abuses of privd- ������   t������w the cosopaM and walk straight Out of the  dare to do so.   He wished,  ���������"tried hard to make the th*MsT ^  in an interview with the police commissioners the lieatOe rajsresentatives evidenced courage, tact,  ! and a fixed purpose to combat prostitution and kindred vices that are fastening upon tbe vitals  \ of our city and province.   They have not said the last word nor expended all their fdrce.  If plain  ! talk and reasonable complaint do not suffice to remove tjbe now tolerated bawdy-houses then other \ \  \ and more heroic methods will be resorted to-   The tnetl who have undertaken this are possessed \ \  ������ttt KBL1 Moat-Jt������ w������ona4  s'i  . *i   I*  ���������?iJ  it be in a para- ; | cf more than ordinary ability and cannot be laughed o*\t of court.   They are deeply in earnest !  I'ltiafdi-ssjylng thwt 8������������������8 Stupidai������Mt has.jOi^ ifetv .��������� -; ^f|fi^<somt������ltiW>r^^^  All this is largely the outcome of that strange ; m^ the Good Goverlimeot League is equal to the task, disagreeable and difficult as it is/ The"  zss.j^^^Tt^rw. ii���������wh������ha���������������-?**"��������������������������� ������*��������� ������������������ rde f^������w"niB<erats���������,,o"b*"h���������������itf  detestable nough, but there is a still worse form J; of their own relative to all social questions, but wisdom suggests giving heed to the wdl of the *  of cruelty to the animals.   It is the savage slaugh- < ( best citizens when dealing with these conditions. To falter or equivocate is to merit distrust and  ter of animals and birds which is carried on by \\ bring down the maledictions of an incensed public.  Success to the Good Government J-eague and \  men who cater for the fashions.   No cruelty is | its sunnortMf. <  too barbarous to practise, no destruction of life  is too wanton for these men to commit, so long as  they make profit out of their hunting.  "Consider the lilies, how they grow; they toil  not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that  Solomon in all bis glory was not arrayed like one  of these."  TH1S80CW.I.TO.  ncies," and "indelicacies" of the  The world's oldest and most ruinous evil is lust.   It was present in the cradle of our race < , storm away about I  and bewitched the ���������f* Mother of us all," then Adam was an easy mark.   It rooted  and  grew ! ', j!^g,edt<<d.18CreJ>8n,c ������   ������,    -,     ,.      ...  { through the centuries until "Every imagination of man's heart was evil continually" and a ' \ {^.rJE!^^  ; deluge was insufficient to cleanse his thoughts of gross animalism.   Down through the ages it . ��������� despair, but in spite of them, the noble old com-  > has come a withering blight,' making havoc of home and happiness.   The Serpent's trail is easily < ! pass keeps right on holding its needle in the direc-  > traceable across the fields of time by the bleaching bones of his myriads of miserable victims. ! ! tion of safety and righteousness.  ; Cmliz.ti.u onljr h. to robe H in rilb paint it. W������tly f.������e, hide tt. ������g.ioe������ .nd with . ; j ^J**S\E*%- St^ S5 sZ  [ show of reason secretly tolerate it or openly announce it as necessary for the gratification of ; ; from <jailger.  ; imgpvernable appetites and a protection to purity and home.  Vancouver has ben getting a liberal j ; A lost hunter always travels in a circle, coming  \ share' of unenviable advertising recently in the Al xander Street controversy. The eyes of the na- ; around to the same point every time, and unless  ' tions are focused upon us watching Jthe outcome. If common sense and deceney win, then Vancouver < rescued, lies down and perishes where he started  ���������         ���������                                         r._.                                      -               .......                                       ._.                               '  ��������� nn niii oi������rin<r urnv  great moral compasB, to point one way, often the  wrong way, and are unwilling to travel just tKe  way it does point.  And thus they become lost.  There' are several classes of such misguided  hunters.  Some of them have preconceived notions of  what they want to find in the Bible, and not finding it. there, the* coA*r^ the,|^ wft  themaelv-es.                                 **--������=.*"��������� ���������?������*?������ * ,t, M.fc j  '1 '?'!  yC *8&->'ft  1    i.        t- *  Cl  }H*  ^1  /\0\  They try to "make the thing point north," not  knowing that it already does so, and off they go  "southeast" and get lost.  The fact is, the Bible is right, and they are  wrong.  Some people want to read hell out of the Bible,  but they don't succeed. By and by they will find  that hell is in the Bible because <hell is in men,  and God wants to get hell out of men, and so he  warns them of their danger.  But some people who feel more about the present than they do about the future, want the Bible  to be very liberal as to their present doings, in-  sisting that it shall point to their " north," while  ;   all the time it points to its own north, and all  their violent shakings of the thing doesn't alter  >   the inspired compass one iota.  \      Then there are the skeptics and infidels who  storm away about the "mistakes of Moses," title  CORRECTION.  Under the subject of "Catholicism" in our last  issue, the words "Italian Minion" should read "Italian  Ulission."  ! atmosphere, debauch our youth, consume our rising greatness and like a cancer destroy our viril  > tiy' and leave us to wate and perish in dishonor. Are we willing to make a league with  death or take into partnership and confidence the inmates of bawdy-houses and their supporters?  Now that the question of Alexander Street's future morals has been raised a decided and  \ \ satisfactory answer must be given in the near future. These pesthouses must be empti-d and fumigated by heroic treatment. Drastic methods should be employed. To do less will announce either  \ ��������� pitiable Weakness or disgusting culpability on he part of the authorities that spare this modern 2  ! \ Sodom in the face of a protesting public. All talk about reducing the social evil by establishing f  segregated districts is a transparent subterfuge or the prattle of inexperienced children. One %  ' ��������� method alone assures success in dealing with this festering sore of the ages and omnipresent foe !|  of the race. Open and unyielding hostility may not fully eradicate prostitution, but it can %  reduce it to a minimum. This cannot be claimed for any other treatment of it. Districting the %  evil sanctions it and thus emboldens the evil doer, encoiirages visitation, spreads the evil like a *  contagion and jeopardizes innocent and unsophisticated youth through the inflamed passions and *  debauched characters of frequenters. As well protect society against robbers by districting rob- *  bery as protect our women from human brutes by furnishing these brutes with districts of shame *  and carnal indulgence. Sailors and loggers must feel, insulted with the recent proposition to *  provide Alexander Street district for their gross, unrestrained animal nature That dance halls,  and other places of resort are open gateways to bawdy-houses is doubtless true. They should be  dealt with b.ut not to the neglect of the infamous bawdy-houses themselves.  We eannot but believe that our chief magistrate and the Police Commissioners will hast^.to  eradicate the Social Evil now strong and rapidly growing in our young giant city.' If -they: do  they will have the respect and support of the best citizens, but if not. th n what? Wait! We will  see!  **************** t*mii������i**t**4 ******** t*****************f4***4****t**y***i 4***4*  sad of heart, pessimistic, gloomy, exhausted, despairing and finally "perish in their own corruption."  There is a better way. Follow the Guide. Let  go of foolish notions. Walk in the light. Go  straight.   Reach home.   Be safe forever.  "The lights of heaven are made to serve ii.s,  and they do it faithfully and shine in their season  without fail. We are set as lights in this world  to serve God. Do we in like manner answer the  end of our creation?"  o  o  o  t  *  *  *  *  *  Speaking of trade and commerce our member's, Mr. H. H. Stevens. M.P.'s, journey to Ottawa will be one of 1he most epoch making events  of Western history, signalling as it does the birth  of Vancouver's new harbor policy.  Let us hope it will be conceived and carried  out in a larirc national spirit���������the opportunities  which will open nj> lo Canada's new national port  of Vancouver over the Panama Canal is iu swing,  are as yet but dimly understood, therefore I say,  "Wake up. Vancouver!"  Subscribers to The Western Call who do not  receive their paper regularly will oblige us by  promptly advising us of the failure.  Readers of The Western Call who are interested in any branch of farming should read the  special Government circulars that appear in The  Call weekly.   They are excellent. THE WESTERN CALT/  AND VICINITY  ���������l"l"M-> I  HE  -at. ���������..���������>. ������..������. .*._.��������������� ������������������>..���������..���������..*>..������>> -*- *t>A.|1fssffss*rtst������i1r>s1!i  ���������l"i^^88SWg*^'i|������i4i8*jiig������8gii^p'������jf*������<g������PJl������i|1*������4' V '# 'I'  T     All church notices, notices of *  3. births,   deaths,   marriages   and ������  ���������j* items of general interest insert- *  ed tree.   Readers are invited to T  contribute to this page. X  To insure insertion, all copy *  should be sent to the "Western X  Call,"  2408  Westminster Road, ������  corner Eighth, not  later than T  Tuesday of each week.               .*  * 4-  ���������*ii*ii|ii|ii|ii**4r^i***^**^**������4,.t.^..|iiji^li,il*.i|l<^ll^)i*yi*.  FIRE PRACtlCE.  District Fire Alarms  .181���������Heap's Mill. Powfcll street  184���������-Burns' Abattoir.  188���������Powell snd Woodland.  1ST���������Pender and Salsbury.  US���������Oxford and Templetoa.  188���������Vernon and Powell.  lSr���������Sallsbury and Powell.  1*8���������Hastings and Victoria Drive.  lei���������Powell  and   Raymur,  Sugar  finery. ���������>���������������������������-.  188���������Hastings and Vernon.  ItS���������Hastings and Lakewood.  181���������PoweU and Katoa  SIS���������Graveley and Park.  814���������Fourth and Park.  818���������Gravelev and Woodland.  8������e���������Charles and Clark.  BIT���������WUllams and Woodland.  818���������Parker and Park.  818���������Venables and Cotton.  SSI���������Venables and Clark.  8SS   Campbell and Harris.  -Harris and Woodland.  ___ -Second and Park Drive.  881���������William and Park Drive.  888���������Blsinark and Park Drive.  888���������Third adn McLean.    ������.  ���������18���������Keefer and Victoria.  ���������18���������Parker and Victoria.  814���������Williams and Victoria.  OS���������Bismarck and Lakewood.  - 818���������Second and Victoria.  SIT���������Sixth and Victoria.   ,  W���������������Lakewood and Barnard.   ,  Blia���������Kamloops and Hastings.  *118--Powell and Clinton.  8188- -Baton and Clinton.  ���������188--81ocan and Pandora.  S148--Dundas and Renfrew.  1888 *-Wlndemere and Pender.  Re-  fi. C. FALL FAIRS  Data* of Provincial Fairs Announced  ���������Kamloops* Fixed for September  18-19-20.  . A complete list of the British Columbia fall fairs has-v been compiled  and the dates assigned.     0  Kamloops' exhibition will take  place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 18, 19 and 20.  Following Is the list of fairs:  Arrow Lakes���������October 4-5.  Alberni���������September 13.  ArmBtrong���������October 16-17.  Bnrqultlam���������September 28.  pella Cool*���������October SO.  Cowlchaa���������September 20-21.  Ooinox���������-October 3.  Coquitlam���������September 21.  CWUlwack���������September 19-20.  Central Park���������September 12-13.  Crsnbrook���������September 18-19.  pelta���������September 20-21.  Grand Fork*���������8apt 26-27.  Greenwood���������September 30.  Golden���������September 24-25.  Islands���������September 18.  Kept���������September 12-13.  Kamloops���������September 18-20.  Kelowna���������-September 26-27.  Kwlo���������October 15; _  Langtey���������September 25.  Mission���������September 24-25.  Maple Ridge���������Sept. 25-26.  , Matsqul���������September 26-27.  Nanaimo���������September 17-19.  N. and S. Saanich���������Oct. 4-5.  Nicola���������September 25.  North VancoaTer-HSept. 7.  New Westminster���������Oct 4-5.  Netaon���������September 28-25.  New Denver���������October 2.  Penticton���������-September 29.  Revelstoke���������-October 8-10.  Richmond���������September 25-26.  Shawnlgan���������September 18.  Salmon Arm���������Sept 27, 28.  Summerland���������October 30, 31.  Surrey���������September 24.  Trail���������September 25-26.  ���������ernon���������October 23, 24.  Vancouver���������August 10-17.  Windermere���������Sept. 20-21.  Victoria,    (provincial    exhibition���������  September 24-28.  Capt. Smith, of Cedar "Cottage fire  hall, has held a practice fire drill and  reports his men in splendid condition.  Three, minutes after the syren was  blown,, the volunteer brigade had assembled, at the hall. The teams were  harneBsed up and a run of over a  mile and a half was made in three  minutes,  this hall.  Thia was a record run for  NEW 8UB-8TATION.  The B. C. Elec.tric Railway has let  the contract for the erection of the  $125,000 sub-station, which is to be  erected at Earls road, to McPhalen  Bros, one of the seventeen bidders,  and work will be started immediately.  Tbe contractors announce that the  foundation operations will be rushed  through as quickly as possible.  MR8. CALVERLEY OF TORONTO,  ONT., A PUZZLE TO THE  DOCTOR3.  /���������  A second growth of hair at ninety is  a rare occurrence, but to receive sec- school days are over.   We learn now  ond sight at ninety-four is a still more by experience and that is a far harder  singular occurrence. Yet in the person of Mrs. Ellen Calverley, 309 Lip-  pencott street, both of these miracles  are presented to the view of Toronto  citizens.  Mrs. Calverley is a quaint old character to talk to, and her deep-set blue  eyes still flash fearlessly while she  is'speaking. The hair that is once  again her crowning glory, lies in light  folds of snowy white across her head,  giving her face a winning expression  that is almost irresistable.  Her youngest son, Mqses Calverley,  lives in South Manitoba and is known  to many of the citizens of Vancouver.  Mrs. N. Raine of 1247 Tenth avenue  east, is her youngest child and is fifty-  one years of age. v '  She is the grandmother of Carl  Raine, who has an enviable reputation as an athlete and a Worker in  the Y. M. C. A.  If we could only change places wltfi  some of our young friends, and go to  school again;   but we cannot. Our  master than any we had in those happy days.  If we wish to profit by the experience of others, the chances are always-given us.  i, And one of these chances is never  be led away by a lot of advertising  show to pay a cheap, price for cheaper  goods. Always buy the genuine articles (not cheap imitations) at one  of your home stores.       .  Amongst those who will always  guard your interests are:  THE GRANDVIEW STATIONERY,  1130 Commercial Drive, "Where It  Pays to Deal."  J. W. BERESFORD, 1725 Park  Drive.   Sey. 8785.  MANITOBA HARDWARE COMPANY, 1714-1716 Park Drive.  ALEX. CRAWFORD, 1015 Park  Drive. -O '  BTJFFALO GROCERY, corner Commercial Drive and Fourteenth Ave.  BORDER TAILOR, Cedar Cottage.  (Where the car stops.)  WEST CANADA NEWS LETTER.  Winnipeg, Man, May 20, 1912.  Much Buildlna at Melville.  MELVILLE, Sask.���������Since the announcement of the G. T. P. programme  a few weeks ago for construction work  in this vicinity, a decided stimulus is  in evidence in building and real estate  lines in Melville. Arrangements are  now completed for the erection of the  new city hall, to cost $55,000; and  many houses and store buildings are  also planned for construction during  the present season. It is also stated  that negotiations are now in progress  which will assure this city a new post  ofllce in tfie near future. The coming  of the Dominion Milling Company with  new 300-barrel flour mill Will mean the  erection of a whole new row of houses  for workmen.  Not Overlooking Lethbrldge.  LETHBRIDGE, Alta.���������Preparations  are already being made for tbe entertainment in Lethbridge on July 10 of  the party* of investors, business men  and manufacturers who are to tour  Western Canada next month. It is announced that the party, wbicb includes  tbe head officials of about fifty of tbe  leading industrial concerns of Great  Britain, representing an aggregate capitalization of some 1250,000,000, will  sail for Canada on the Empress ot  Britain on May 1. The itinerary of  the tour will include practically every  important centre from coast to coast,  the entire trip occupying about six  weeks. It is noted that since the commencement of Letbridge's world-wide  publicity campaign in connection with  tbe coming dry-farming congress many  capitalists and large and small investors have been making special investigations on their own account with a  ������������������.lew. to the purchase of real estate in  and around Lethbridge.  of new industries about to locate in  Medicine Hat will be in excess of all  past records. Among these industries  most recently listed as certain prospects are, a window-glass plant, a pottery plant, an iron foundry, a fire-clay  plant, a barbed wire and nail plant, a  glass works and; clay and sewer-pipe  plant. These various plants will employ all the way from 60 to 1,000 hands  each.  Mecca for Eastern Investors.  LACOMBE, Alta.���������The Lacombe district has in the last few months become a veritable Mecca for Eastern  investors, and many well-known syndicates now have extensive interests  here which: are likely to play an important part in the future of this city.  WEAR;YOUR BEST.  When you have anything better to  wear then do not go forth shabby.  When you have anything prettier to  wear, then do not attend the party  looking like a scarecrow.  Never don a ragged garment if you  own a whole one of the kind. Treat  your clothes and belongings after the  manner of the manna in the wilderness. Wear the nice freBh things  while they are in fashion, and when  you go forth to meet the public or to  attend social functions see that you  honor yourself and others by appearing in as tasteful and appropriate  make-up as you are able to command.  This does not mean extravagance.  It does not mean doing away with  'second best" nor the occasional re-  .i.������.:..i..x..*.<..i..*..*..t..-������t..-..i.,j..*.,t..i..*..I..j..-.>t.<M^ ���������������������������n������i������i"i������i������i������n������i������t������|i.t������t"i"i"i"i"i"i"i.<i"M'  Sale  ::  Allen Graull, head of a group of East- j serving of an expensive outfit for a  era capitalists who have recently made special and  more conspicuous occa-  extenslve purchases of property in the  outskirts of Lacombe, said in an interview here a few days ago: "You have  as good farmers, as good land and as  good business houses as can be found  anywhere in Alberta. It will be the  fault of your citizens if you do not develop into a thriving business centre  in the near future. I have travelled  ,through all the Western provinces and  believe I am in a position to\now  whereof I speak."  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   TO    BREED  SCOTCH   REQ   PEER.  Investments on Substantial Basis.  ': CALGARY, Alta���������As a result of the  vigorous campaign now being waged  against -the so-called wildcat investment schemers and subdivision sharks,  legitimate real estate operations in thiB.  section of the West are now stated' by  close observers to be based on a more  substantial foundation than for many  months past The demand for good  factory sites continue especially insistent, and manufacturers already established state that orders now on hand  are far in excess of last year's records  at this season. It is announced that  tbe Dominion Government will probably spend 82,000,000 on public buildings  in Calgary In the next two years.  VANCOUVER���������-The famous red  deer of the Scottish Highlands are to  be bred in British Columbia to form  an addition to the native species as  an attraction tor the hunter. Two  herds of these famous deer, one from  the estate of the Duke of Sutherland  and another from the Scottish estate  of Mr. C. J. Lucas, of Warnham  Court, Sussex, are already arranged  by Provincial Game Warden Bryan  Williams and will reach British; Columbia early in September. --'.,.-  When the animals reach' here special precautions will be taken to safeguard tbem from the ravages of the  cougar, to which they would fall an  easy prey. Generations of warfare  with the -cougar have resulted in our  own mule deer exercising caution  against their natural enemy. Instances  are  known where the  mule'  sion. But it does mean that you  should wear your fashionable outfit  while it is fashionable. You should  don your pretty garments and ribbons  and laces while they are pretty and  net watt until tbey are discolored or  grow grimy and wrinkled through  hoarding.  There are some who hoard up the  dainty fol-de-rojs Jn neckwear and  lingerie which they receive on Christmas until these are out of date or  grow musty in the wrappings, and aU  the while the soul of the owner fairly  yearns and burns to put the same into  personal use. < There are others who  lay away ln lavender and scented  bags the apparel secretly- dedicated  to "going a-vlslting" and who never  have traveled beyond the doorstep in  their lives. They deny their backs  and tbelr spirits tbe feel of fine quality and the choice in raiment and delightful accessory.  Others store away the bits of cambric and lace In lie guise of handkerchiefs, ever looking forward to some  social millenium when several dozen  scented nose wipes are supposedly to  represent a status of society and preparedness. Indeed, there is sometimes  the painful adding piecemeal to a  trousseau while the prospective bride  is a sweetheart in faded ribbons and  in shabby,and out-of-date costumes.  Wear a few of the pretty things beforehand.  Then there is the home body who  Specials  Most modem Wallpaper from 5c ;|  per roll up-  Great Bargains in Burlaps from 15c !^  . per yard up.  This Sale will be held on  Tuesday  Grandview Beats the Record in Bargains  j. w.  1725 PARK DRIVE PTO^  *!���������*> ���������!��������� ������������������������ ���������!��������� -g- ���������!��������� -t"!, .g. ���������!��������� ���������!��������� ���������!. ���������!��������� .f *t������l. ���������!��������� .f ���������!��������� ������������������I- ���������!��������� ���������!��������� '>-������   ������������������������<!< 1114 1-1 ������l HI 111 11 Ml >  i.!!  *************************o**************************  ���������    Where it Pays to*Deal  Heaest Prices for Hosest  Gooes  #  Largest and Best Stationery Store  in Grandview  WhatdoyourequireinthewayofStationery, Books,Toys,etc,? Utafttt.  U30 PARK PR1VE  **************************o****************** *******  9************************* *************************  \  \ Yowr Attention for a Moment i \  We carry the largest stock of  FAINTS, OWS, VARNISHES, PAPEfl HANGEBS'  T00l*S ANP BRUSHES  InGranaview,  Anc������we will do the rest* You will find our price right.  combat. The red deer for many generations will bave to be more or les*  protected until they acquire and de  "And do you have to be called in the  morning?" asked the lady who was  about to engage a new girl.  "I don't has to be, mum," replied  the applicant, "unless you happens to  need me."  THE   BORDER   TAILOR  Removing  To next Johnson & Bell's  Monday, June 10th  REMOVAL SALE  Ladies' 335 suits at    - -      $30  Gents' $30 suits at     -      -      -      $25  Inspection invited.  CEDAR COTTAGE  Right where the car stops.  Record Prosperity at Weyburn.  WEYBURN, Sask���������Some of the  finest horses ever brought into this section of the West are now being received here by essrs. Walters and McKenzie, who state that there 1b an increasing demand for blooded stock  among farmers in the district. A great  deal of attention is no-v beginning to  be paid to poultry farming and dairying, and there is a steadily increasing  demand for farm labor, as well as for  skilled artisans in connection with the  extensive building operations scheduled for the present season. A branch  of the Saskatchewan dairy company  has just opened for business in Wey-  deer has even killed a cougar in ?open \ makes "anything do" and who wears  the plainest of undergarments thriftily  patched and mended, nightgowns without ruffles, corset covers without rib-  velop the Instinct to be wary of the'bona, last year's skirts and shirtwaists  cougar and develop the ability to meet and yet who has stacks of the newest  his tactics of prey. I and freshest as the result of her for-  It Is proposed.as soon as the ani-'aging and buying with the same seal  mals reach Vancouver to have them as her sisters. She is of tbe timorous  transferred lo the grounds of the pro-order, afraid that the stock may run  vincial asylum at Chilliwack. They out and she be caught with nothing  will be kept tbere for a year or two at command some bright day when  to become properly acclimatized and company, comes to stay,  accustomed to the native grasses. At J It is the imaginary visit to be made,  home they feed largely on heather.the Imaginary visit of a dearth of  and deer grass, but no difficulty is supplies, the Imaginary belief in^a  anticipated over their feeding. Herds more propitious occasion, that cause  that were taken to New eZaland some.so many to .treat their clothes like  years ago quickly acclimatized, and aalvation and keep on waiting a bit  have now multiplied to an enormous and putting off; the convenient sea-  extent  Our Spring Stock of  HOES, JtAKES, FORKS, MOWERS and SHEARS  Is now in, so that we are now in a position  to fill your requirements.  17141716 Part Drive       Phone. Seymocr 8691  Branch'- JOYCE RD., Collingwood E.      ft*m 19  '*l*********4*i*4*4*i*4***  *************************  *t*������*l^*������*l������0������l*l-***������***-l IIIMIIIII ������m ������' 1 * "I >' * * MIIIIIIIIIIHI  I  Alex   Crawford  LADIES TAILOR  1013 COMMERCIAL DRIVE     >  f-nport**?  Snitirs-5  in  Blue, Grer and -Brow*)  lined with Skinner* Guaranteed  Sstin;  at $10 per rait.  Later on it is proposed to remove  the animals in smaller, herds to some  of the coast islands where natural  protection will be afforded them.  Graham Island and some of the lesser  islands  of the  Queen Charlottes  burn, and many other Industries are wm probably be enriched by some of  now negotiating for sites and build- these beautiful game animals. It is  ings. The season's programme for hoped within a few years to be able  building operations will call for many to promise visiting sportsmen, in ad-  workmen, and will involve an expendi- dition to bear, moose, mountain goat  ture of considerably over one million an(j native deer, a chance to go stalk-  dollars. / ing the red deer'in the manner familiar to the hunters in the Scottish  Highlands.  Effects of Industrial Expansion.  MEDICINE HAT .JUta.���������Already appreciable results are In evidence from  the widespread circulation of the new  16-page booklet of the Industrial  Bureau, and from correspondence now  at hand it is apparent that the number  Chief���������Tell me, sir, how you utterly  failed to get a clew to this crime.    ������������������  Detective���������'Taint my fault. The reporters are down on me and they  won't tell me nothing.���������Pathfinder.  Bon never arrives. It is the practice  like the owner of a barrel of apples  who commanded his children to select  only the decayed fruit when-they made  a choice; decay it waB from start to  finish. Never be commonplace in appearance when you possess that which  might make you look distinguished.  A brakeman who had not been long  employed was going up a very steep  grade. It was with the greatest difficulty that the engineer succeeded in  reaching the top. At the station, looking out of Iris cab, the engineer saw  the new brakeman, and said, with a  sigh of relief: "I tell you what, my  lad, we had a job to get up here,  didn't we?' 'We cerainly did," said  the brakeman; "and if I hadn't put  on tbe brakes, we'd have slipped  back."���������Lippincott's Magaxine.  ltll!  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.    PBORE: Fairmont 1633K  t  t  *  ���������  ������  ��������� * TTTE WESTERN f!ATJ.,   -m  -seaassas.,  ?V3  ... CALL AT .  Boxer Murray & Co.  1735 ffESmiHSTEl MAD. Near Gir.Tlctsrto  FOB  HOUSES AND LOTS IN THE LOCALITY  i  tM. lei 964. ViBceaver Pisbs Falra������Bl 1595  DR. R. INGRAM  Physician ' and   Surgeon  Office and Residence: _  SUITE A. WALDEN BUILD'G  25th Ave. and Main St  Animals know our  Supplies  r  and Feed  Poultry Supplies of Every Kind  IReaioaable Prices        Prompt Delivery  or. Main *% % \ h Ave.  PHONE: Fairmont 1514  McHaffie * Goodfellow  PROPRIETORS  <,.!***" 3    ^??  h**************y\\������\^************^********************  Province of British Culumbia department of Agriculture  Horticultural Branch  PRACTICAL  IRRIGATION  X H. Thorrtber, B. S., Assistant Horticulturist  ^^M|Hiw*..*.^4..Hi.*..tii|ii|..Mi4..i������|i4ii|ii|ii|ii|ii*.������ HIH *'������ **** *���������**���������*��������� l������l"M HMUI  THE    CONSTRUCTION    OF   THE*  I  DITCHES. In most large irrigated  sections the water supply is under the  control of the Oovernment or private  corporations.   However, if the supply  is to be secured by private enterprise,  the farmer must make use of available  sources such as natural springs, lakes,  rivers, creek* or wells. It may be  necessary to build ditches of various  lengths to carry the water from its  point of origin to the land. Oftentimes co-operaition between, several  land owners will reduce the cost of  building such a ditch to a minimum,  the water should be carried to the  highest points on the land to be irrigated, and distributed by means of  small lateral ditches or flumes. Since  the loss by seepage from an open ditch  is great, the use of wooden flumes is  advisable whenever possible. These  are not only fairly permanent and  economical of water, but permit complete control 'of ;the: water when irrigating. The flumes, from which the  water is to be delivered into the.furrows, should be placed at Intervals ot  about twenty-five (25) rods. The size  of these flumes varies from six to ten  inches; however, the. eight-inch flume  is the size most commonly used. The  water is drawn from these flumes by  means of one-inch holes placed at in-  Great West Cartage Co.  B. F. Andrews.  Limited  .  H.W. Ellis  H. H. Williams  A. E. Tennsat  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  113 Loo Ml.., Cr. Itatlsfs ft Aheott Si.  Vaacoaver, B.C.     ~  tervals of about three feet. The supply is regulated by a tin or wooden  slide nailed over the hole.  In clean cultivation with young trees  a furrow is made on each side of the  row, and in old orchards the space  between the trees is furrowed at intervals of about three feet or even  closer in sandy soil. These furrows  are made about four inches deep with  a small plow or single-shovel cultivator.  The.slope on which all ditches or  flumes should be built is of great importance. It is common fault for a  new man to get the fall too great.  One inch to twenty-five feet is plenty.  However, if the contour of the land  demands a greater fall, the progress of  the water may be checked by means, of  small stones or short lath "strops"  placed across the flume.  The minimum fall for furrows between the trees should not be less  than four Inches to each hundred feet  for_clay soil and eight inches for sandy  soil. The maximum fall is governed  by local conditions. If the land is  very steep the furrows must be made  across the slope and not up and down.  THE ADVANTAGES OF WATER  UNDER PRE88URE. So far the use  of Water from open ditches has been  discussed. However,-in many districts  people are placing water under pressure, and the results show it to be a  very feasible plan. The pipes used to  carry the water are made of concrete  and are placed under ground. Small  one-inch iron pipes with stop-cocks  extend up to the tree rows from the  the house and barn for domestic use.  Having now constructed the means  of distribution of the water, we will  consider its application.  THE APPLICATION OF .THE  WATER. Having the leveling 'done  and the ditches and flumes constructed, the' process of applying the water  is simple. The water 1b permitted to  enter the lateral ditches or flumes and  tbe small gates are opened. As the  water creeps down the furrows the  irrigator must watch to see that no  furrows become blocked or run together. The time required to finish  Irrigation varies from three days to a  week or more, but may be determined  by tbe methods mentioned In paragraph on "Amount of water to use."  In case the land is newly graded, it  should be well Irrigated to settle the  loose place* before planting is started,  or great difficulty may be encountered.  It is & good plan to place clover or  some crop on the land one year previous to planting. This not only permits it to settle, but also enriches the  soil.  AMOUNT OF LAND ONE MAN  CA NIRRIGATE. This is rather a difficult question to answer because of  the variation found in different locations. The crop grown, soil, contour  of the land and ability of irrigator  limit the amount handled by one. man.  If thdr-sreoard Is in clean cultivation,  one njan should handle .from thirty to  fifty acres. This may seem a large  area to some men, while to others it  will appear very small. However, a  small area well cared for is better  than a large area neglected.  RELATION OF IRRIGATION TO  TILLAGE. In a previous paragraph  mention was made of the importance  of cultivation after irrigation. Since  this Is a very important point, the  writer feels that it should be given  special attention.  Mage serves for two main purposes  in Its relation   to   irrigation.    First,  RID]  CLEVELAND BICYCLES  Agents: BERRY BROS.,. 612 Hastings St. East   83B*>AIBS AND QVBa^ttJNQ A gWBCIALTV.    '. '  j������?  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE  -   ~ y ���������  Wall Paper Stock and Fixtures; alio Paint and Painter'a  Outfit   Must sell on account of sickness.   Will take  a vacant lot in part payment  146 Broadway, E.     Phone: Fair. 1243  ; -��������� ������������������ Residence 'Phone:  Fairmont 229 R  ������������������'" ^    ' ���������. ���������   y-yyyM<yy;������Mmmmm$SM  **������-*---*-**-������*--������*^*-������*������*s*������*������***������������^*-ms i'&^^MIMafe  ���������:.$&!  * -'-'My  11 * * l * 11 i 111*11111111111M ���������: * * I * ��������� ��������� IM aV1111 * IJ * t J11 **%yyy'yy  underground   lines, from   which   the tillage prepares the land for the re-  Pot CONFIDENTIAL |MVBS  TIQATIONS youwsntamsnof  intssrity. experience snd ability.  Thst ntsn is Johnston; secrecy  guaranteed. Vide press- The  Secret Service Bureau;    ...  919 fivwter   '.'.  water is drawn. These pipes should  extend a foot above the surface of the  ground and be placed near a tree, so  as not to hinder cultivation.  The advantages Of this system are  as follows: (1) It does away with  the open ditch and flumes, permitting  the farmer to cultivate his orchard  and harvest his crop at a decreased  expense; ��������� (2) It permits water to be  forced to higher points according to  pressure; (3) Although more expensive to install is nearly permanent, and  if well built requires little expenditure  ���������v������  :    3127 Westminster Rd. Phone: Fairmont 868   -  \  Cornices, Jobbing and -B^wig'-p^^  FURNACE WORK A SPECIALTY.  I    C. Errington  C. Magnone j ',;.  IIHIlrH 111*111 MM Mil ***  4*****4 **** **********  mSm  ���������ftwi-;.;---*;ft'&$&l5������.  * m  iiiiminiiniihiiUiiia ******^*4**********t******M'Mxl^  For ...  ception of the water, and, second, for  its conservation.   It is plainly evident  that loose soils will absorb more moisture   than   packed   soil.   Clay   soil  should be given deep cultivation pre-j  vious to irrigation in order to make it j  more receptive to water, while Bandy'  soil seldom needs    much cultivation-  previous to irrigation because it does  ndt cement together like clay soil.,  *After irrigation all soils should receive surface cultivation to a depth of  tour to, six inches. This is done by  means' of a common    harrow, and  ���������  Phone:  to keep up; (4) It prevents loss of |8houldJ>e repeated at intervals of from  water by seepage or evaporation, aud ten days to two weeks and after every  (5) Permits the water to be piped into! '. (Continued on Page 0)  : Seymour  ! 5 605  >  ;  We [clean   Carpets,   Rugs,  Draperies,  e^c.  by *Electric f  Vacuum Process without removal.  We clean walls by new antiseptic process.  Compressed Air and Vacuum Mug % j  8t2 Richards Street  ������.|'-l"M''l'������������'H-lMM'������-l"t-lM>������il..|.������*.*l.������y> ������������������������������������Mil ************* *****}>  ���������������������������if'm  ^yyjSMM^m  }y0wpMW$&  y^yy0M!^M  txy-xH^Ayxxkff-y^M  :yyyy  -mm  'y?M$y'$w$$M  y-yyxypyyf^^  ylyy^wS^k  xxyyy^:k?m&  ' y:: xyB%������$]  Wi4^ awake l^siness Meii a4vert4^ theirImsmess. Modern methods make it necessary.  3$C]r^ They examine W where the  hest can he lo^ncj* U gootjs are shocWy or prices too high, (Jon't advertise; hwt if Quality  an4 Prices areright, let thepvMtekww;$ them! Tell them now! TeU them regularly so that they can't overlook or forget -  CALL"  Is business men's medium to multitudes of prospective buyers.   Our prices  are within easy reach of all and our service js unexcelled.   Give us a trial.  2408 Westminster Road  Phone Fairmont 1140  PRINTIN  Our Job Printing has reached large proportions and gives general satisfaction.    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Scott, of Lakeview,  Cedar Cottage, announces the birth of  a daughter on May 15th, 1912.  The Ladies' Aid of Mt Pleasant  Methodist Church are making great  preparations for the annual strawberry  and ice cream social which will be  held in the Sunday School room on  Tuesday, June 11, from S to 10 p.m.  BROADWAY.  Mr. F. E. Coy, son of Dr. W. P. Coy,  returned home on Wednesday of.last  week from Montreal, where he has  been studying medicine and surgery at  McGill University.  The funeral of the late Mrs. Annie  Jones took place from the family, rest,  deuce, corner Nineteenth avenue; and  Westminster road, on Tuesday, May  28th, at 2 p.m.  The work of laying out St. George's  Park, corner of St. Georges and Westminster, roads, is nearing completion.  The work of re-laying the carline  on Broadway west is going ahead rapidly. For some time past traffic of  all kinds has been held up on account  of the improvement operations being  carried on on this highway and much  inconvenience has been caused, especially to pedestrian traffic; but  those who study the best interests of  the neighborhood realize that no form  of improvement can be effected without causing a certain amount of inconvenience. When these improvements are completed, Broadway will  be one of the best thoroughfares in  Greater Vancouver.  ��������� ***********4'*4>*******4^******4^***************^  I   2343 MAIN STREET  NEW8 FROM POINT GREY.  MacLACHLAN & MORGAN  HIOH  CLASS B00T5  ANO  SHOES  .   Ot Ousranteed Qasllt*-.  tidies', Gentlemen's .snd  Children's   at  half city prices.  BOOTS snd 5HOBS REPAIRED  Our   long   experience   and    equipment  guarantees good workmanship.  3330 Main St. and Cor. 18th Ave. and Main St.  mimm^i^mm^m^mmmmmmmm^^a^mm^.^mmi^^m^^mmm^m^mmm^mm*^^^m^^.m^^^m^mmm*  tMiiiiiiiiniutmun** ********:****.i*******������'#>���������������  i  Phone:   Fairmont 958  1605 MAIN ST\ ���������'?!  LUMBER OF ALL KINDS  SASH, PQQ&S, toOUfcPJNGS  <���������  Contractors and House Builders  *   ���������  Carpenters awl PrameworKers  We have just what you require  1 ,<  SASH ana POORS MADE ON PREMISES TO ORPJR  PRESSEP a*id FINISH MJMEER of HIGH GRAPE  No order too large for us to handle promptly.    No order  too small to- receive careful attention.  ^4wf,V.,������.������,t���������|.,T.it..!.it..t..T.iti.}i.t������|i������i*i4"l"Mi'*������    *****************.***.* *****  Lodge Wilberfbrce No. 77 held its  usual fortnightly meeting Monday  night, 20th May. There were no candidates for initiation, but it was decided tb hold the annual church parade  on Sunday, 2nd June, at North Vancouver.   .  The various Vancouver lodges meeting at the ferry wharf at 2:30 so as to  arrive at 3, when they will be met by  the North Vancouver City Band.  The ratepayers of the various wards  of South Vancouver are: forming a  general association which will be called the Citizens' Association. Tne object of thia association will be to look  after the affairs of all wards in general, not specializing in ward politics  as at-present " '~:' -  A party' camping at Point Grey and  intending to stay the summer, had  their visit cut short very early Monday morning by a skunk getting  caught in a rat-trap. The unwelcome  visitor proved fully capable of self-defense, fixing everything connected with  the 'outfit, groceries, tents,' clothing,  etc. Some of the young ladies made  their way into Vancouver at 5 a. m.  One of the young men landed on the  skunk with the toe of his boot and had  to throw his shoes away.  This party is not discouraged, however, but will make another camp in  a different spot  SkunkB are mighty, mighty warriors when one can Bend grown men  and women away on the run.  LOUGHEED-I COMPANY  ������������  PHONESi FAInnont 496,497  Desirable Homes  On 21st Avenue only one block to Fraser Avenue car.  6 rooms, modern, furnace, bath and toilet separate,  clothes closets in bedrooms and all modern conveniences; only $3500, on terms of $500 cash and the  ; balance arranged.   Get quick and look at this house.  SPREADING THE  FLOWERS.  -i-  Kst tft* CMspsst Pines  la Tew*  Hut tbe Best Value for  ftooey  #  k\)* <V. H. Armstrong, prop. "CJ  Ice Cream Parlor  A complete line of Sundaes.   A modern Fountain with a full  line of iced drinks served in prompt order.  2440 MAIN STREET  <������������������������.������. -M' ********************* OI"l"l"l'������������1t"H 1 H *4 4 4'** ***4'***4<  Phon* i Bayvlsw 1WM  VAN UFFQRP BROS.  We handle all kinds of Cut Flowers.  Fern Dishes in great variety.  large Aaaortment-afCeranftk-ma-AW prices  Funeral Designs.   Wedding Bouquets made up.  Gardens designed and laid out.  We have a large variety tit Palms to choose from.  Choose your Bedding Plants now from our choice  -selection.  Verandah Boxes and Hanging Baskets made up.  999 Broadway W., Cor. Broadway and Oak  tlMCH OFFICE, special for laspltal visitors,Cfli. BE*THEB aud BROADffAT  ' T 44 <'. T' Z--Z-* ���������'- '������������������'������������������'. ���������'. '.' '.-'. ���������*--���������;-������--*,���������-*-���������*:-������������������-������������������������-��������� Q --'-������������������-���������----���������----'----���������'-������������������--������-���������*--���������'--*--���������--*-���������������-  %  t  PHONE: Fairmont 845       STAND: Broadway and Main  Jelly's Express and Dray  Trunks, Furniture and Pianos Transferred.  ALWAYS IN MOUNT PLEASANT.  Mr. Scott and Wr. Robertson will  lecture on Egg Production and Small  Fruits in the Agricultural Hal). Central Park, Tuesday. Joiie 4th| under  the auspices of the Farmers' Institute.  Everyone invited. ;   '    ,y,   ,: ;  Cfiurcji Notices  Mt. Pleasant Baptist, Cor. Quebec  and 10th. Rev. Pr. Spencer-will give a  series of morning disccurses on ''Fundamental Doctrines of the Gospel." The  evening, a series of sermons on '' Elijah  the prophet,"commencing next Sundays The Lord's Supper will be celebrated next Sunday morning. - Eppro-  priate and special music at all services  under the leadership of Miss Stovel.  Strangers cordially invited.  Central Baptist Church, cor. Laurel  and 10th, Rev. Dr. Roland P. Grant  will preach morning and evening., This  will be Dr. Grant's last Sunday in Vancouver for some time>  Cedar Cottage Presbyterian Church,  Rev. J. C. Madill, Pastor. Sunday,  June 2nd, subject: U a.m." The Model Prayer," the second sermon of the  series; 7:30 p m., "The man who  makes the best of himself," the third  sermon to young men.  "Why, man, you have no sense ot  humor. When I first heard that joke  I laughed till my sides ached."  "So did 1."  Tho C. P. R. floral department has  again sent forth its annual packet  of seeds to its agents from Atlantic to  Pacific, and is brightening its transcontinental path of three thousand  miles with beds of flowers. It is a remarkable object lesson, and one which  must grow in Its influence every year.  Municipalities all over Canada might  well follow suit, rightly observes an  eastern exchange. " .  Main Street  We have the best buys on Main Street and can  especially recommend one between 14th and 15th  Avenues, at only $15,500 for a few days.     Get in  on this before it is too late.  < ���������  TH6 CARNATION.  Rev. J, cp. Kerr.  O! Charming Carnation,  How sweiet is thy fragrapce.  Thy delicate leaves.      ���������'���������;,���������  Thou unfoldest to me,   .  With white, and with scarlet,  Thou blendest thy beauty;  Thy form Uke a maiden's,  Is fairest to see..  Ok table, on casket,  In mansion, in cottage,  Thou givest thyself,  And impartest thy cheer;  How lonely in sorrow,  How dark In temptation,  If God had hot male thee  To comfort us here;  I'll wear thee in honor  Of that which is purest,  I'll mingle my thoughts  With thy nature so sweet,  I'll try. to be like thee,  In living for others;  Till Jesus my -Saviour.  In heaven I meet.  Toronto, Can,;  ������������  We have 3200 feet of doep Eraser River Waterfront-  age with C, P. R. Trackage..-^-'the ;r^\'at':'.Port.  Haney (26 mttesirom Vancouver) at only $25.<J0 per \ \  front foot on terms of one-quarter cash and ther IJ  balance one, two and three years* at 5ft    Compare J  the price of this waterfrontage with any nearby and  you will appreciate the snap this is.  .--���������].������*������ ���������  wm Mwm m, m  2343 MAIN STREET  >"*"l"H"|'<"K"|l1"|llfnt"t"t"l"t"l"l"l"il>'t"<"l'       J**������*������^������*������''*'*' ��������������������������������������������������� ^������������������������������tl !*��������� III,|*l.ftl|-,*������*l<l������l*H*Mll-1l.������  M '  ::  TITANIC  Wreck of "Titanic," largest, best  written, best illustrated and most attractive book ever offered public for  $1.00. Agents wanted. Biggest .commission ever. Freight prepaid. Outfit free. Send 10 cents, cost mailing.  Rash to-day to rUrttime Publishing  ���������o��������� Box 94, St. John, N. B.  Ml. Pleasant Feed Store  Broadway & Main  Hay, Grain, Feed  AND  Diamond Chick Feed  .  Gbit Shell   Bone Beep-scrap  Lice Powder, etc.  TRY OUR  Scratch Food & Chicken Chop  They " Can't be Beat."  Vi  Phone: Fair. 186  J  A lady who kept a little curly  poodle lost her pet, and called on the  police to find it. The next day one  of the force came with the dog, very  wet and dirty. The lady was overjoyed, and asked a number of silly  questions, among others: "Where did  you find my darling?"  '���������'Why, ma'am," said the officer, "a  fellow had him on a pole and was  washing windows with him."  Workman���������Poor old Mick! Who  will yez send to tell the widdy?  Foreman���������Och! Oi'H send Patsy  Larkin���������he  Btammers!  Shoe Repairing  BY   AN EXPERIENCED WORKMAN  Thos. Farrington  BROADWAY,  Between Main St. and Wcgfmitwfer Rd.  PARISIAN DYE WORKS  Suits Sponged and Pressed 50c  Ladies' and Gents' Tailoring  603 BROADWAY, WEST  Work called for snd returned.  FIRST-CLASS  SHOE TIAKING  AND SHOE  REPAIRING  DONE AT    .  PETERS & CO.  Near Corner Main Street and Broadwa>  Suits Sponged and Pressed  SO cents  CLEANING AND REPAIRING  Half Price to students.  737 BROADWAY, WEST  And with tbe Spring comes the  HOUSE O-EANJNa AN0  R^-P^RATiNa  You- may be dreading THIS TASK-  Gome 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 will  And 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 Wan Papers Is complete  LEE & WOOD  323 Broadway, W. Pbose Fair. I359L  DRY  If you onee cook a Christmas  Dinner with-.DRY WOOD you'!!  never rest content with any  other. Our Wood is Dry Wood.  $6.00 per Cord, delivered.  R. DOHERTY  675 Tenth Ave. W.  Phone: Fairmont noi-L  to Ut  ELEGANT FURNISHED FRONT  Room; telephone, bath, etc. Very  suitable for student on string or reed  instruments. ' Reasonable rental.  Cowan's Academy of Music, 2848  Westminster Road. Telephone Fairmont 1567.  A reprint of a lecture delivered before the Health Culture Club, of New  York, will be mailed free to anyone on  request by letter to address below, or  if you call you can bave a copy for the  asking.  The BUbject is "Chiropractic, the  New Drugless System."  Get a  copy���������It's  worth  reading.  Ernest Shaw, D.C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  250 Twenty-second Ave. E., Vancouver.  (Close to Main St.)  Terminal  City  Press, Ltd.  Ti rliifftif . .f ���������**��������� A/i JUAAs*������rfsaTs������*it/������������?������All>n*lssHa*AssWs?l ill ill  I TORONTOI  I FURNITURE  STORE $  * 3334 Main St. %  I Our stock of Furniture |  > is Large, Modern and *,  * adapted to the tastes of +  | Buyers. j  I Dressers, Buffets, Tables  I Chairs, Couches, Mat-  | tresses,. Bedsteads, etc.  % A complete line of  / Linoleums. Carpet Squares, etc.  x Drop in and inspect our goods.  * ThiB is where vou get a square  M. H. COWAN  %  *  %  *���������  -v  ���������  ���������5*  *  * ** 11 ������l !���������< 111H 3' H I'l Mil 11* WyjK'.'t'fcy' "M--y  THE WESTER ���������AIiL;  ^y^yy^Wyyyym^M:M^ymx^i^m  ^ymm^wmmm^^mm  ���������*^>;������-i--?-'������'t'^'i-������������������^!a-������;i;<^-i  -������ ������������������;  <.  liVoM^lpVourDis^  ���������.-���������'.������������������ ..'.v: ���������:,.��������� ->���������-���������; ��������� :��������� ���������"���������-.    ���������������������������.������ **c-;- .��������� '..v.. '���������'-���������������������������-. ���������'���������'> ���������:��������� -;���������- .'���������;���������-'..-. :-;,*��������� '.l--;y-y#jy--3*w&j%&  s������.r������.*..i..i������i..i..i..t..t..|.4.l|..|..������.:i.>.i..:.l-.4-H>t.       ,. Jsvlfl .,,.  " ' ' itlisP  <>^^.X--M"l'*l,'I,'t"I''*''l,*l"l,'t'*l"I'4'lll'l'1l'lt''i'  Phone i Fairmont 621  W8|lV8 JOB tB8 8888*  fit 8f all 8IP8BS8 81  iellverj  and bMk*  kttplag  Goods You Want at Prices You Like  .f.1..t..I..^.^..i..|(..|^..t..t..1.^..t..i.,, ���������������yi-fvv,������n''  CROPS AND  I LIVESTOCK  DOES  THE  WHEN  EARTH      STRETCH  IT QUAKES?  t  MEAT  Per Lb,  Pot Roast - - - - 12#c,15c  Choice Boiled Roast - 18c, 20c  Veal Roast, local - - 2vc-25c  Legs Young Mutton, local -   22c  Loins   ������������������������������������;!"      .'������:-       "���������    -   20c  Specia mid Cured Corned Beef toe per lb.  Peb Lb.  Shoulders "       "     -   16c  Special large Rabbits, each 30c  Table Butter, 35c lb., 3 lbs. $1.00  Fresh Eggs, 80c doe., Sdoz. 85c  Good Law!   ���������   -   -   2 lbs. for 26c  Boneless ia)������c  H9H  *  t  ��������� ������  ��������� ���������  ��������� ������,  ���������������  ���������������  ���������������  ��������� ���������  15c   Jalibut   -   -'"-   3 lbs. 25c  Fresh Herring, Pt. Grey 4 lbs. 25c  Live Cod      -  '-   - - .8 lbs.. 25c-  Fresh Spring Salmon, red  Fresh Ha"  Finnan Haddie, Eastern, 2 lbs. 25c  Fresh Kippers, Point Grey     10c  3 lbs. for   - ,-,-���������- -   -   -25c  Smoked King Salmon, red -   15c  %  Onions, Lettuce, Cucumbers, Parsley, Tomatoes, Rhubarb, Raddishes,  ���������*,  Cabbage, Australian OnionB.  This is the place where everybody should do their tradiag.  are fast a little better than tbe best elsewhere.  Our goods  2513 Main St., near Broadway  The Place that treats you right.  This is an Independent Market.  \l******4A'*******41***^****  *>*>******4rt'4r*****4'***A>*****  GOTO  KEELEtfS NURSERY  Cor 15th Ave. & Main St.  :*, -y        for  FLOWERING SHRUBS  ".���������'.'^������������������'������������������"' ���������������������������'-���������'-.aHd"-:  ORNAMENTAL TREES  yi'-; Of all varieties.  Rose Bushes a Specialty.  '���������''���������."'..'���������   PHONE: Fairmont 817R  Bicycles, Baby Buggies,  Lawn Mowers, Electric Irons  etc., repaired.  SawsFile4  I Repair Snap  John Waywant. Prop.      t  COR. 8tl������ AV& and WESTMINSTER RP  Fire Insurance Agents to represent British Fire Insurance  Company (Board Office) who can  secure preferred business. Reply  British, c-o Western Call Office,  2408 Westminster Road, Mount  Pleasant, Vancouver, B. C.  2436 MAIN STREET  (BEWEEN 8th and BROADWAY)  First-class Repairing a Specialty  Roots and Shoes.macle jbo order. ,  P. PARIS, Prop.  Also Corner of 5th Avenue  ������4*,.i.<,.t..t..t..*.������.t..i,.|..:,.i.j.,f���������i.,|l,i,.t.,|..|���������|,.*.l  OTTAWA, May 18.���������A bulletin of  tho Census and Statistics Office Issued  today makes the following report on  the crops and live stock of Canada:   fc  The area-sown to winter wheat last  fall was reported as 1,097,900 acres,  of which 797,200 acres were in Ontario and 300,700 acres in Alberta  From reports of correspondents at the  end of April it is estimated that about  31.50 per cent, of this area has been  winter killed, the proportion being  28.72 per cent, in Ontario and 38.50 per  cent in Alberta. This- represents a  total deduction from the area sown of  about 345,000 acreB (229,000 acres in  Ontario and 116,000 acres in Alberta).  The average condition of winter wheat  on April 30th was 72.63 of a standard  (71.24 per cent, in Ontario and 76.80  per cent, in Alberta). From these figures it is calculated that the yield  per acre from winter wheat in 1912  is likely, to be about: 20 bushels per  acre or 13 per cent, less than the average yield of the three years 1909-11,  viz: 23.33 bushels per acre, provided  that average conditions prevail between now and harvest.  In  the  Maritime  provinces  spring  seeding on April' 30th had only begun  here and there, most of the ground  being still under snow.    Very  little  progress had. been made by the same  date in Quebec, the amount of seeding  done   representing   not   more    than  about 3 or 4  per cent.    In Ontario  about 15 per cent of the total seeding was completed, but thia applies'  Chiefly to the western and southern j  parts of the province.   In the North* j  west provinces the wet condition of i  the ground, coupled with cold_ weather | ^^ve^hat we  and the small amount of fall ploughing completed last year, has caused  seeding operations  to be  somewhat  backward.   In Manitoba 50.13, in Saskatchewan 71.54 and In Alberta 61.26  per cent, of the   seeding   of   spring  wheat was completed by the end of  April and of total seeding done the  percentage proportions were:    Manitoba, 36.63;  Saskatchewan, "49.30, and  Alberta, 51.50.'  Nearly 14 per cent, of tbe hay and  AND CONFEC  Only the Rest kept  Cl BARBER      655 Broadway I  7  *   ������.  *yir9***************************+*,************r*********.  Our Opinion on the  Ran|^  We Jcnow we have your confidence an4 we have  ma4e ourselves worthy of it by handling the very  best merchandise in our line. i  We are familiar with the good qualities of every  stove and range on the market  In our opinion  uis������Ranae  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 bet*  ter range made, we would  advise you to buy it   Will  you not come arid see it?. We  are sure we can convince you  inside of five minutes that what  we say about the South Bend Malleable is true.  W. R. OWEN  Men \Whose Business It is to  Know  What Happens Inside Our. Globe.  There was a remarkable gathering  of scientists at Manchester. They  came from many parts of the world,  all with the same object���������to talk about  earthquakes. That is their business  in life. They are appointed by the  governments of nations to study these  awful mysteries.  An earthquake may overthrow a city  In a moment and bury great numbers  of people, as happened a few years  ago at San FranciBCO. A disaster of  a still worse character devastated  Messina, in Southern Italy, where over  .150,000 lives were lost, about three  years ago.  /Oreat Britain; seated upon a mountain of great extent, which is made up  of what is regarded as very solid rock,  1b no- stranger to earthquakes. Within: the past year or eighteen' months  shocks have been felt in the Isle of  Man, in Scotland, and in the island  of Shetland.; In ancient days the surface of England was split by an earthquake whose effects geologists can  still trace. Earth-disturbances of -this  character are constantly happening In  various parts of the world, many of  them, fortunately, under the sea and  remote^ from human habitations. But  Japan has earthquakes every^ day in;  some, part of her dominions.  ; It was from the earthquake districts  of the world that these scientists gathered together at Manchester o compare, experiences. They have discovered hat earthquakes do not occur  haphazard, but are led up to by certain definite circumstances, and.their  object is to get together such a body  of knowledge that they, will be able  to know when an earthquake.Is coming and to take precauti-r.s.:  Already they have agreed that they  may call earth-  I quake houses toy earthquake countries.  \ Bricks and mortar ViU not do; they  | topple down upon the occupants of the  j house and kil} them. Houees for  j earthquakes have to be special frame-  structures,   with   very   strong  PHONE  FAIRMONT  510  -.." nrtJm?    r%������%aW yy:ypKmmcw:;yx  THE. UUN ymc^mm  ICE creM^M^'.-^^^^  2648 Main St. 2d store from 11th A*.  is the cooliest Parlor in Mount Pleasant,     '-yyxy'^ik  Call and try Our Ice Cream, Sundaes, Sodas, Cider, Soft Drinks, etc.  We get our Sweet Cream, Milk, Butter and Buttermilk f reah daily. ^  Large selection of Cigars, Cigarettes, and Tobaccos.       tyy.  .AgeotMtte!w*ia)^  hi 11 :��������� 11 *********** m im i niM 1411 e i in 111 c I in I n >  myy00$&  yyy*M;B&K:  Htl  yyymmm  yy~; x<y������tffiW&  yy yyHy&#%  ���������yyyyimsm  REMEMBER i^W9Tr<yfyW:m$M  737 Sroodwoy, Cost  Best Grade of Goods and Moderate  Prices will merityymtt ^i|^mage.^  yu-xxxJmi  mm������  --.-.-. .���������*;������.*-;-,y.;--;-,'.',..> .y  yyjyy^mim  >yy:lxM$0w������  **************************   ������������������������������������������������������������������������888M88888888888������(  ,i.te W&lJ V.';*S jC������r'j!:  ���������yx4-xfii.'M  Messrs. Baad A Monroe, Props.    7      2611: MAIN  '.;.--: ,IS,NOW;7':- 'yy'yyiy^yyyWy  OPEINf FOR BOSiNESii  I' .-������������������'���������'d>V :';���������.' ''.���������' ��������� ''Xff.'-.vXi'ivM  :ys  yM^:  The Cafe has been re-fitted throughout.  ::Efceiyith]^  ���������<m-  y^<M?>-yyyyxMm*  BUSINESS MEN'S LUNCH asi  BREAKFAST   ���������       yy:-^^-: LV N:CH-'-���������^,:-ry \y - AUPFE^,'  5 to 11:30a. m. 11^0 a.m. to 2p.m. '  5 to 8 |u rai  -y;my  <y0m  y-M  i work.'  I joints.  While some of the experts discussed  questions of thir kind, others went  into the causes of the earthquakes  themselves. An old belief was that  the disturbance was caused by a long,  clover meadows have been winter Blow,y g^ing 8treg8 on a particular  killed, and their average condition is j portion of the earth being suddenly  represented by 74.63 for all Canada. reieased .One of the observers, how-  the figures for Quebec being 50, for!ever, how sees reason to believe that  Ontario 80.46, for Manitoba 88.49, for; tne strain comes swiftly, and the  Saskatchewan 87.82, for Alberta 95.60 - earthqUak������ follows at once. Then he  and for British Columbia 97.72. finds that the earthquake does not al-  The report on the condition of live ways'causfe a folding-in or twisting o'  stretches  the   shock  the  has  stock shows.a high average for the, the land, but actually  Dominion, being over 90 per cent, of!surface over which  a standard;  west of Ontario the fig-, passed.  ures exceed 90 for all descriptions ofj    Measurements have proved this.   It  live stock.   In Ontario for milch cows |s found,' for example, that the coast  and other cattle, in Quebec for horses j of California is thirty feet longer than  and milch cows and In Prince Edward;it was some few years ago, and this  Island for milch cows and other cattle, fact ..is supposed to be   due   to   tha  the percentage, figures   of   condition Sah Francisco' earthquake  fall below 90, the range being from 83  to 88.  ..  ARCHIBALD BLUE,  Chief Officer.  FARM NOTES.  Try the dry   feeding   method  WAR AGAINST THE FLY.  v Tho plague of flies has led to campaigns against this filthy insect, and  a medical officer of health has issued  i a pamphlet saying that a fly has been  for  known to have conveyed  the germs  26U WAIN STREET. BETWEEN MM and Uth  U.it.  **********l*l*l*l*l*******  ****4***********4********i  For good values in ,  RBAU ESTATE ANP INVESTMENTS  I       Call on !  iTRiMEllE & NORRJ SJ  Cor. ^roadway and Westminster Road  ***********V***4*******'**  I������4������l������l������l81������>������4������l������<������>>*������������i  of all the following diseases: typhoid  those little chicks this spring, and see[feverj diphtheria, dysentery, tubercu-  how much easier it is to care for them.; l08iB, emallpox, and anthrax. Thus a  When testing the eggs in the incu- fly may convey disease germs tbat  bator during the last week, and the i will cause sickness or death to any  air cell  is larger than it should  be, one of us.  sprinkle the eggs with warm  water. I   103 degrees is about right. Do not! "Mary," said a mother to horj  be afraid to use enough to have the' quick-tempered little girl, "you must'  eggs wet. The large air cell is due to not get mad and say naughty thingF.;  dryness, and sprinkling at this time You should always) Kive a soft an-|  will loosen up the inside t*kin and per- j swer." j  mit   the   chick   to   expand.     Two   or j    When   her  little   brother   provoked!  three times before pipping is sufficient, her an hour afterward, Mary clenr'a-j  A dry tough skin prevents the chick ed her little Ant and said, '"Mush!    -  breaking through at hatching time.      I The Watchword.  2337 Main Street  Phone Fairmont 447  * +0******4-* I-*********!******%**.**+*+**&&M**.t.*.i.+4.*.i. A4  +*******'fS**  *  *  *  *  *  -.".".".-.".-.--.".-i-.-   *****.&r**********'l������l>***4f i>*>*  i  Under New Management  ���������4*  *  *  X  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  le BROADWAY TABLE SUPPLY  518 BROADWAY, EAST  Has been taken over by  J. Hollingshead  Everything that is good to eat.     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PHONE: Fairmont 899 5  BRANCH STORE: Corner Miles and Fraser Avenues  Phone: Fairmont 1167L  *  *  ���������  *** *** 18 III * 11 **** * W-M IU-   *-**4**-> ������>-������>���������������������������;> I utlli !���������> * till    ���������������������������������������������-������������������������������������8888t>������8888888������8������88������������������������������88������8������8������88888888888������������������ **************************   ****i THE WESTERN CALL.  METHODISM PROSPEROUS.  The Methodist Conference held ln  Victoria has been an event of world  wide interest and importance.  The overwhelming majority in  favor, of church union, is an indication of the trend of the times. The  old time churchism is yielding to new  time Christism and the salvation of  the race. Denominational narrowness  is retiring and Christian liberality, intelligence and love having right-of-  way.. '   '��������� .  The vote was as follows:  Official boards���������For 951, against  113, out of 1267. Adult - members:  For 4725, against 393, out of 8651.  Juniors: For 517, against 24, out of  973. Adherents: For 1015, against 70,  out of 1375.  There are thus 7263 for   and    600  against, or twelve to one majority in  favor. The quarterly boards voted  nine to one in favor of the vote. The  returns will be forwarded to the general conference secretary.  Other evidences of progress were  shown in the building of church, colleges and raising of money for the  spreading of truth and the advancement of man's present and future conditions.  The conference will co-operate with  the Presbyterians in erecting and  maintaining a university at Point  Grey. $300,000 is to be raised for this  purpose.  During .the past   year   nine   new  churches have been built, representing a value of $87,500, four new parson-  'ages, valued at $12,964; one cemetery,  T  ������t'll4'������l������*l"l-������l"l"l'>l"l"ll'l"I"������'i"l"l'-l"Ill"������   ****************************  ������  Y*  *  I  Use Stave Lake Power  Those Industries are Better  In ultimate results which use our electric  power service. The factories or office buildings which operate private power plants are  under a big expense for maintenance. A  trifling accident may disorganize their whole  svstem ���������more serious disturbance, with  attendant heavy losses involved, are not  preventable. Stave Lake Power is undeniably cheaper and more reliable than private plant operation. See us for particulars  and rates.  r  while there are 147 preaching places  in the province.  The conference expressed commendation of the enterprise shown by  the Vancouver districts in seeking to  establish a church institutional building on the Scandinavian mission site  on Cordova street. It is proposed to  build a six-storey building, with all  the accessories of a modern church  building, and to add to the revenue by  renting the rooms above.' The report  was presented by Rev. A. M. Sanford,  who has been one of the most energetic workers in the Methodist church  extension movement in Vancouver.  There will be a church and manse  on the lower floor, a banqueting room  in the basement, and 137 rooms above  to be let for ��������� apartment purposes.  There will also be a schoolroom, library and other modern Methodist adjuncts. The report proposed to raise  a mortgage of $70,000 and subscribe  -the balance, about $150,000, from the  Methodists or the province.  We are pleased to note that Rev.  R. F. Stillman, for four years pastor  of the Grandview Methodist church,  Vancouver, has been appointed to a  good position that will keep 'him in  this city.  CONFEDERATE   REGIMENT   COOK  LACKED PRACTICE.  i Western Canada Power  LIMITED  :. tomx Seynnr 4770      6O3-6IO Carter-Cotton Bldg.  P. O. BOX 1418, VANCOUVER, B. C.  '************************* *\**\**********************'***  WONKi  ���������tftet StjBJOur8*4  Its. S8!������Q������r2l79L  Office* 191*119 Oofcoa Mock  *   25 Hwttn&s Street. East  A.M. BEATTii  Auctioneer, Appraiser and Notary Public for British Columbia  General Heal Estate, Mining Broker, Financial Agent  General Horatio C.JCing, secretary  of the Society of the Army of the Potomac, was narrating at a dinner his  memories of the Civil War.  "We suffered many hardships on  both sides," said General King, "but  the poor, brave Confederates suffered  most.  "I remember a grizzled old colored  man who, at the outbreak of the Spanish War,' applied for a place, as an  army cook.  ^"What experience have you had?',  the old fellow was artced.  " 'I wuz cook, 8Uh, fer a Confederate  regiment In sixty-fo',' he answered.  'Dat is, sun, t helt de position of cook,  but, to tell de trufe, I didn't wuk' at it.v  "'Why not?'        :,      _..���������*.'��������� i'y.  "���������Dey wa'n't nothln' ter cook, sun.'"  "You have such strange names1 tor  your towns over heah," said a "titled  Englishman. "Weehawken, Hoboken,  PoughkeepBle, and ever so many others, don't you know?"  "I suppose they do seem strange to  English ears," said the American,  thoughtfully. "Do you live in London  all the time?"  "Oh, no," replied the Briton. "I  spend part of my time at Chippfrig  Norton, and then I've a place at Pbkes-  togg-oh-the- Hike."���������The Housekeeper:  PRACTICAL IRRIGATION  (Continued from. Page 3)  rain until the next irrigation, as indicated in a previous paragraph. -  COSTS. The question of ;vital importance to the man planning ^on  placing his land under irrigation"^  "How much will all this work cost?"  This question cannot be answered off  hand. Every farm is a problem in  itself. Some land may be brought  under for as little as $4.00 or $5.00 per  acre, while other land often costs  $100.00 per acre. Estimates on the  cost of grading and ditch construction  work may be secured from men who  follow this work as a profession.  In general the cost of clearing,  levelling and construction of ditches  ranges from $36.00 up to $40.00 per  acre. This varies according to cost  of labour and material to the conditions confronted while doing the work.  Any man who can do the work himself need not fear the costs, because  it is all of a practical nature and requires little experienced aid. Many  new and valuable ideas may be obtained by watching other people engaged in'similar work.  SPECIAL POINTS TO REMEMBER:���������-  1. Have land in good condition before attempting Ho irrigate.  2. \ Thorough applications of water  at long intervals are better than light  applications at shorter intervals.  3. Over-irrigation is more common  than- tinder-Irrigation; beware of getting your soil water-soaked.  4. Have good drainage to prevent  the accumulation of salts by evaporation of water from the surface.  5. Cultivate as soon as possible  after each irrigation,'and every ten  days or two weeks and after every  rain until the next irrigation.  6. Have land free from trash.  7. Even though you have more  water than you need, don't use it; it  is poor economy and may lead to disastrous results:  CONCLUSION. In this circular the  writer has attempted to cover the  main points and to make it as practical as possible,'Since he understands  that the ordinary Irrigator has neither  the equipment nor time to make extended investigations. The reader  must hot feel that the methods mentioned above a*re the only ones,, because they are not. Many systems are  much more complicated and require a  great amount of capital to install and  operate. 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We've calculated too much on  such things already. We've got to do  somethings for ourselves now, right  ���������way."  "That's talking," assented Al. "and  there's only one thing as we can du."  "What.Is that?"  "8hoot the women, and die fighting,  dr. save them." ......  It was brutally said, but it had the  advantage of bringing the if sue plain*  ly'before every one.  "How can we save them?"  "There's only one way. Tbe Indians  arty all here now. If a man could not  through that, ring he'd, bave n dear  course to Sody. There's five horses  In the kitchen."  "But we caln't leave the place tin;  guarded."  . "No, of course not. It'* got to tie  one at a time till we -do get through,  and if no one gets through���������well. then.  Boss, we'd most as well take a turn  at. praying."  For a moment  there   was  silence,  and then someone asked:  *  "Is It to be by   day-light,    or   at  night?"  "I guess it don't make nov odds,"  replied Al. "We should have ha 1 n  good show last night, but the tog has  all gone. They won't do much attack  ing in broad daylight, our peop.e  shoot too straight, and the Injuns  know it, but they'll do mighty, little  sleeping at night. I'd ,leave that to  the man as goes. Kin I have that roan  as Jim rode for a first shot, Bobs?"  It was said so quietly, that no on"  ignorant of the circumstances, would  have guessed that the rough and  grizzled old rider was offering his live.  but the color came to the Boss's eye*  as he answered:,  : "The stakes are mine, Al, and: I  play them."     \  "Pardon, sir,, I think you forg<pt."  said Anstruther, courteously, "the  stakes are not all yours. Volunteers  for a forlorn hope should, be unmarried men. The captain's duty la to  stay by his ship to the last Aland  Combe haye bad their turn. You win  let me go."   ���������  "Nonsense, boy, yoa couldn't sit a  horse now." .... :_., ?..���������;.���������  "Nor couldn't find his way If he did  get through. See here, Holt. It's AV  or me for this job, and Al's wounded,  so it's me," and Combe turned to leave  the room. \ *' '  But. Anstruther caught him by the  arm.  '"No, by heaven, you don't Combe!  It is for Mr. Bolt .to.'decide. You arf  not master here. What do you spy,  sir? Will you shame roe? is it n't  my right? Combe went for me, The  whole trouble Is my fault. I con h������  Ter bold up my head again if you  don't let me go."  There was such a genuine ring of  entreaty in the young:follows voice  that Rolt, looking at him, wavered.  He understood that, to a mjur like  Anstruther, -there might be worst  things than death.  "Couldn't we Bettle- it by drawing  lots? That's what they always do in  books."  It was Fairclougb who spoke. and  In the impasse to which they bad  come the suggestion met with some  favor.  y "If I agree to-Mr. Fairclougb'a sug-  gestlon," said* Rolt, seeing tbat the  feeling of the meeting was with the  last speaker, "it will only be on the  understanding, tbat all draw. I will  waive my right to go first If you will  all agree to that.   Otherwise I go."  For a few minutes Combo aud An  Struther tried to argue with him. but  though the easiest-going matt in British Columbia as a rule, Rolt could  be sufficiently resolute upon occasion.  "It ain't no use argufying," said Al.  Irritably. "Seems to me we had ougti.'  to know the Boss by now. He's tia;  blanked contrary that if every one  eise was keeping Christmas, lic'd p.;t  ln tha day hauling gravel. May a-  well cut for the deal If he says s���������.>."  This settled It, and Rolt, turning tt>  Anstruther, asked him to get a pack of  cards from Mra. Rolt.  -When Anstruther had gone to net  tbe cards. Rolt turned to Combe:  "Is it any good keeping this from  the ladles?    They might prevent  his  .going if the lot should fall to him.  ^Nothing else will, and I don't be lieve  tbat he could sit a horse for a mile.  His ribs can't be knit yet."  "Don't you worry about that colt.  Boss. He ain't used to our ranr-ie yet.  but he's a bit of good stuff and hard  er nor you think. Let him be and  give him a fair show, it's five to one  against .his getting-the deal .anyway.  But you kin tell the ladies. The*.  aren't the sort to holler."  "Thank you, Al, old "friend. I knew  we might come in."  It was Mary Rolt herself who spoke,  having come fn quietly while ho tnec  were talking, with Kitty by her eidc  whose young beauty was woefully  marred by tiie strain of the 'last few  days.  If any  one had had time to notice  such things then, be might have been  struck by the contract between the  two women. A face is after all only  the tftoiibw which 'a soul looks  through, so that whereas the pink and  white had died from Kitty's soft  cheek, the pretty curls lost their soft  coquetry, the dimple become almost a  hollow, and she herself a very worn  and wistful shadow of the spoiled  darling of the ranch; in the other woman the strain had only emphasized  every brave line in her clear-cut face.  mede firmer the curve of her sweet  lips, ar.J giveD depth to her fearless  eyes.  P,olt ������aoked at ber, and ln his eyes  '"'��������������������� '.ae pride without which love is  not perfect.  '.-."IQ" sknow what we are going to  But Frank- Anstruther stood   back  passage and peeped through between  from tbe  weak pleading bands, and  the door and the jamb,  as the two women l*>ft the room, his |    Anstruther had gone, but the room  was the only face left ln it on which   could not be said to be empty, for tbe  there was no sign of sorrow. j floor of it was covered with mountains  "When the door closed, he sat down of clothes, as Jim bad never dreamed  on the edge of the table and began to of. piled pell roell in a great heap,  roll a cigarette. ( whilst, as he said afterwards, there  "Let's see that card, pardn*r.   You   were "boots enough for a   battalion.  do, Mary, and you know that I am cue*  ting with the rest?"  "Of course. You could do nothing  else. I will cut first for you, Dick.  Lowest deals, of course?"  She had cast the cards on the  table, and now stood facing the men.  a tall, slight figure, as calm to aU outward seeming as if this were but the  beginning of a game of bridge.  "Yes, ma'am. Lowest deals, as you  say," replied Al, with a great smile in  bis deep wrinkles, and under his  breath lie muttered:  "Holy smoke, ain't she a peach?"  "Avo high?"  "Ace* high it Is."  "Then I cut for my husband. Whoever cuts the lowest card makes the  first attempt.".  ���������' For a moment her < yes rested on  Dick Rolt, and perhaps her lips trembled���������they are the only part of the}  face which no one can control���������but if \  they did. it was so slightly that no '  one In tbe room could have sworn to  it, and  if she sat   down   somewhat  suddenly when she had turned .up the  knave of diamonds, she had reason  enough to be tired, and the room was  hot.   At once Jim, Al, and Anstruther  went to the table together, but Mrs.  Rolt held up her hand.  "hi order of. precedence, please,  gentlemen." And then with a little  curl about her lips: "Our,'.guest comes  first," and young Fairclough came j  from his corner with somewhat overdone nonchalance and turned a card  quickly. |  "No luck," he Bald, as he turned up  a nine.        *  "You don't know yet, Mr. Fair-  clbugh," she said sweetly. "The foreman next."  v Jim Combe hesitated a moment, and  a queer smile spread over his facer  He remembered that If a pack of cards  is shot over a smooth surface it Is  not impossible to guess where the  low cards will be, the least painted  offering the least resistance, and he  picked his card carefully. "  His rule was Justified. The card  he chose had only one pip on It, but  for a moment his face clouded. Then,  be smiled again. t  "Ace low, you said, Mrs. Rolt?"  "I thought that Jim Combe was a  square player," she said, but there  wa*Ni������ censure in ber tones. "Ton  know the rule, Jim. Stand back.  Your turn, Al."  "Give 'me a little 'un, ma'am."  She hesitated. It Is not pleasant  to send an old friend to his death,  and the cards which had been cut  were all high.  "You want me to cut for you, Al?"  "If the Boss don't mind, ma'am."  Rolt nodded to her to humor the  old man, but her hand shook as she  turned up a five of spades.  "Ob, Al, I'm so sorry."  "Then you afil't got nd 'call to be.  It's what I asked for, ain't' it, and I  mostly asks for what I want," and he  swung gaily round on.bis heels to  leave the room.  "Hold on, Al!" said a qtfet voice at  bis elbow, "there is one more to cut  yet." '' ���������        -.'  "Tain't^no use, Mr. Anstruther.  You ain't fit to go, and there ain't anything there no lower than a five."  "There are three lower, Al. It yon  please, Mrs. ,Holt."  Mrs..Rolt looked up into the quiet  smiling face, aud saw a light in it  which she had: never seen before. It  was as if Anstruther knew what lay  in store for bim, and the knowledge  made him hold his head more proudly.  "He is right, AI. You pledged yourselves that all Should cut. Take your  card. Frank."  As she spoke Kitty Clifford moved  from her friend's side uncertainly towards Anstruther, and then stood  hesitating, her lips trembling and her  sweet eyes full of unshed tears.  "What Is it, Kitty? Do you want to  cut tor him?"      '  She tried to answer, but no sound  came from her parted lips.  "Shall she cut for you, Frank?"  "Will you. MIbs Clifford���������Kitty?"  and he held out his hand to her. For  a moment the boy and girl stood there  band in hand before that .altar of  chance, forgetful of the world and  reckless of the betrayal of their secret.  It was a strange betrothal, but such  tt seemed to all who saw them. In a  silence which could be felt, tbe girl's  wbite band began to, move uncertainly over the pack, touching a card here  and another there, as if afraid ta  choose.  The others had drawn their lots at  once. To tbem it seemed that minutes elapsed whilst that little hand  wandered over the table, and each  man prayed in his own fashion that  she might choose aright.  At last, like a child who fears to see  the knife, she shut her eyes, and  clutching a card, held it up to Anstruther, over whose face a proud smile  spread as bright and genuine as daylight.  "Thank you, dear. You have saved  my honor. You don't mind if I spoil  your pack. Mrs. Bolt. I shall want  this card by and by more than, you  will," and kissing it, he put it into his  breast pocket.  But Kitty caught at his hand and  cried to him to show it to her.  "Another time, dear. It is the best  card in the world for me."  "What was it, Frank? Show it to  me, oh, show it to me!"  "Not now, Kitty," and bending  down, he kissed her white brow- bo-  fore them all, and with his arm round  Ler waist, half led, half carried, her  to Mrs. Rolt.  "Take her away now. For God's  sake take her away!" he said, and  Mrs. Rolt led Kitty sobbing from tbe  room.  "Oh, Mary!    Mary!    I have killed  Frank���������-"  ain't pdtting up a job on us?" ,  "No, Al. There it is," ana he showed him the, two of hearts.  "Holy smoke! The two-spot! She  couldn't have drawed a lower it she'd  tried to!"  "Or better. Luck is for the young,  Al," and this curiously-minded young  man from Piccadilly beTgan to hum a  light air to himself, the words of  which were:���������-  "lie ain't no good about tha bouse  He-caln't cut wood."  CHAPTER XXXVT.  and coats like blankets at a potlatch."  As be looked he heard the horses  stamping in the kitchen.  ������������������Going, Is he? I blanked If he  shall!" he muttered, and without stopping to think, he ran down Into the  kitchen.  -But the sight which met him there  staggered Jim Combe, so that he stood  gaping with his boots still in bis  band.. ~ '  Anstruther in full hunting costume  ���������pink coat, immaculate leathers, top  bat, and gloves���������turned and faced  him. His horse, looking enormous  alongside the weedy countrybrede.  waa standing as still as a sheep In the  t middle of the room, facing the win  "You said, Combe, that I should not  be able to find my way to Soda  Creek?" ....    . _      ,  Anstruther was still sitting on the dow, from whfch Anstruther had eon-  table rolling his cigarette. ��������� trtved to take the sashes,  "In the dark.   It would not be light I    "What in--���������������������������  all the time you were on the road.  But you don't have to. It is not likely  we are going to let you-suicide after  that." ���������:"���������-*��������� .-""  Anstruther   smiled   a Uttle  cillously  "Going to bed. Jim?" asked Anstruther easily, interrupting him and look-  ing with a grin at Combe's boots.  "Sorry to bother you, but before you  super- turn in you might put those up again  for me," and he pointed to the sashes.  last,  the way we came?"  '��������� Combe nodded.  - "But that Is the direct way, as the  crow files?"  "Yes, only there's a bit of a canyon in the way."  "I know.   But after?"  "There wouldn't be. any .after.  There's no. way across the canyon until you come to the place where the  road crosses it. It's four hundred  feet deep with sides like the walls of  a housed'  "If there was a bridge across it,, It  would shorten the distance by a uniie,  wouldn't it?"  "Yes, by two. I should think. But  there isn't any bridge and the Indians  ain't going to wait whilst we bui.d  one."  "Could one be built? How wide is  the canyon?"  "Not more than twenty-or thirty  feet at the Buck's Jump. It could be  bridged there easily enough; but  what's the good of talking. It aint  bridged."  "Where Is the Buck's Jump. There,  lsa'jit?" .'���������.:.  "Yes, right against that big lone  pine with the broken top."  "Very nearly in a direct line for  Soda Creek?" >  "In a plumb straight line. That  pine might have, been put there ter a  surveyor's post." '' ��������� --:  "So 1 thought." said Anstruther.  and be stood there measuring the distance'with bis eye, and noting the'  landmarks. *- v   -'.:.  Combe watched him, and at  with an obvious effort, he said:  "Forgive me, Anstruther. perhaps  you don't think it is my business, but  I've got to speak. I know just bow  you feel, and it's the way a man ought  to feel, but you know you can't go  now. It wouldn't be a square deal to  Miss Clifford."  "Leave Miss Clifford's name, out of  the question, please. I'm very much  obliged to you for what you suggest,  but there are some things you don't  understand. I'm going, and there's an  end of it."  "When?"  "When I am ready," Anstruther answered, and left the room.  "Pretty rough; on them kiddies, ain't  it, Jim?" said* Al, when, Anstruther  bad left the room, "and she's dead  stuck on him.  But I guess he's right."  "Right?"' snorted Combe. "Right?  Just to think ot himself? No, I 'don't  think he's right, and I'll take blanked  good care as he doeBn't do It."  Whatever Al was going to say was  lost, for at that moment the call  sounded from the upper story. Tbe  rifles were wanted at the windows.  With a rush the two men went to  their places, and tor the next twenty  minutes tbey bad 'their whole attention occupied by what they saw from  their posts. y  A cloud of dust was coming owards  them at railroad speed, and at first  they flattered themselves that Horse-  ley and his specials had broken the  cordon and were coming to their relief. But the riders who emerged  from the cloud were Chilcotens, reckless whooping devils, painted as' nwie  of the white men had ever before seen  Indians painted in British Columbia,  their greasy  locks    powdered    with  That has nothing to do with the j   "But���������"  question.   Would you mind   coming I   "Say I'll be back soon.   8o long!"  here for a moment?" and he went to and, before Combe had realised what  the window. ' Iwashappening, Anstruther swung cle-  Tnat is the road to Soda Creek; [verly into his saddle and put his horse  at the window. ;      v  Combe saw Anstruther touch the  great horse with his heel, heard his  "Up, boy," as they came to the low  window sill, and then the beast's  great quarters 'were gathered beneath  it arid like a cat or; to bs more exact,  a well-broken Heythrop hunter, Ruddy-gore reared and popped oyer into  space.  .The little cramped Jump would have  done more to unseat Combe than the  worst buck, but the man from Piccadilly sat as if he was in a rocking-  chair. ���������  '������������������'���������  So quietly had Anstruther made'his  preparations, and the Indians' feint  had served him so well, that, with  the single exception of Jim Combe,  no one had any idea until they; saw  him from the windows, trotting quietly towards the Indians,' who had 'just  returned to their lines, their horses  a trifle pumped by, .the wild gallop  they bad indulged W..  For a hundred yards he trotted'  quietly, and then stopping unconcarn-  edly, as if he had b ���������< u at a meet in  his own country, he turned and. uncovered to the is'.:i:8,i t lulling and  calling a message to them, the: words  of which they could rot rntch.  ���������: V  Considering the iprobi.ii.llty of a  vblley, it was very gallant fo.ling, and  worthy of the good . sportsman he  looked, and at any rate it was better  and more merciful to Kitty than a  tearful leave-taking. >  Perhaps he meant It so,.but Anstruther was never one of those who  parade their good Intentions.  Replacing his hat and waving bit  hand to them, ho turned in his sadd'e,  and at a quiet trot rode steadily towards the Indian lines, the great  horse reaching at his bit and showing  Slsljtljr howT good the turf felt' under  is   feet   after so many days on a  boarded floor. '  "Great'heavens! The boy has gone  mad!" cried Rolt. "Can no one stop  him?"  "Best let him play his own hand  now. Boss." growled Al, whose eyes  were beginning to glitter with excite*  ment and understanding. "He knows  bis long suit. None of us do. Maybe  he's going to play peace-maker."  This may have been tbe idea which  kept! the Indians quiet, though that  could hardly bave been Al's reading  of the riddle, ox the old man's thin  nostrils would not have been working  so nervously, and though such an. attire as Anstruther's would have been  I in keeping with the traditions ot old  time Hudson Bay factors when going  ���������-to a solemn meeting, he carried no  I white, flag or other wilfully mislead*  log emblem.  I But he rode unarmed. Except for  hie horn-bandied hunting crop, he carried nothing, and in this fashion, re-,  ; straining his horse to tbe steadiest  | trot, be advanced with 'the utmost unconcern to within fifty yards of the  wondering Chilcotens without a shot  fired or a word spoken, whilst his  friends watched blm with their hearts  fn their mouths..  j    At fifty yards from the Indian line,  a dozen  voices  challenged  him, but  he rode on as if he bad been deaf,  without haste as without pause.  Then there was a clank of Winches*  Jim looked at the old man and.  understood.  "He can't -do it.   No horse could."  "He can. A buck couldn't. A horse  couldn't, but he's'a goin' to. Great  Scott!    See that!"    .  Perhaps half a dozen Indians followed directly in Anstruther's footsteps  likeya pack of hounds running in view,  but the main body of tbem, realizing  their quarry's mistake, skirted, making for the dip where the road went  through, to which they imagined he  must eventually come, if "be would  cross the canyon.  For half a mile tbe going was good,  firm, grass-covered cattle land, and  over this the red coat sailed, going  two lengths for every one covered by  his pursuers. But beyond this for  several hundred yards the land was  boggy, and when Al spoke, Anstruther slipped out of the saddle and ran  by bis horse's side, whilst the Indians  seeing this, made desperate efforts to  overtake bim, and played their horses  clean out.  Once through the little bog,: he was  Jm the saddle again, cantering easily  until, to those watching him, be  seemed on the very brink of the canyon, with the broken pine close on his  right.;'  ������������������'<  Then .he shook.bis horse together,  crammed his. hat on his head, and  went at his death hands down.  To five people still vlive, thsre is  one second In their past lives which'  was more than a day long.  When It was over, a fair-haired girl  sank quietly to the ground, and for  the first time in her life Mrs. Rolt old  not. move to help a sister in trouble.  She could not Her great eyes were  wide with tbe hunger of seeing; her  little hands clenched; and her parted  lips white; and wheAAl, speaking as  if he were in church, whispered: "I  take it all back about them duds.  -There ain't nib; flies on fox-bunting,"  the others burst into hysterical laughter which was perilously* near tears,  for the red coat had cleared the canyon, "JOmped it, by gum; JOmped It  clar!" as the old song says, and was  sailing away, a dim pink spot, straight  as the crdw flies for Soda Creek, ..    ^yim  The Canadian Board of Control of V;>T^������aS  the " International Dry-Forming Con *' "  gress in Ita diversified farming cam- ���������-'lrf$%  paign announces that the growing .of " ,y"f^^  flax for Its fibre should be taken up ^,%$������sL  in Southern Alberta, And jwinu out , W*���������  that it can be made,a veritable bon-,^'' ^i^S  ansa with the establishment of linen -y-xyy/^  mills, which,must come la this Sac- ' ^<^  tion because of the! requirement* ~*%i  the homo markets. " ��������� '*   y  Flax le a hardy plant to growi IrjMfe  an abundance of water it Is m  wealth producer; and the various  'to which the atraw!^^g0il0^^^^m  put place''It *Kio^M::^  uncertain.   ' ' ��������� ^^^^^yP^^^  '&i  -,;. ���������;��������� - y-yy^my-i^i^km  FAME' SFRCADJNQ WOftLD-WIQtV  Alberta Being extensively  Through the United States  Lethbrldge, Alberta. May 17.  *m*  Alberta is bdog advertised ^#^p||^^S  'the world is evidenced "- ���������**i-: --*���������--*-*-***-  that come from aTIsoureeo.  bjrit|������:;*#e^|^|iS  PREVENTION OF CLOVtR WICf)B.  .:' In': Someparta of G^rinany an<  tria, the clover weedstpar^  clover .lodder, are being energetlcaXl^ I  controlled.  The seed-breeding i   tions, or se*M control stations, ������^;  ''Jappiwo*.^  commission, at the revest of :tto;6#nY^        " ~~  er, has Inspected tile;  mown.:' 'iri&Oi^decor.^jt^^  are 'not: jj������^s������ii^^^  enabling" the'-grower to-.' 8e^������|hj^psr|^|'i:~"  prices; -fci^ift/^^  patches of '4o0ii\*4).*\piw^ '  and,,: ibs ' seodi,h*s^tor^y\1iii*3fW^i^^^iW^  cleaned and ***^*������''-"-*^������-.''':-*'-'::''^^^^  grade mark.  IVeUUlg *~mmmm#>tf3Syytfjfyi������mg!3  . m^x*m^m%mm>  BQ^OSt:Of.<i������10JWi^^  Dotes the story want finishing? Before Anstruther had ridden for a couple Of hours, a large posse Of men  came over a rise and were startled by  the vision of a white-faced madman-  riding across the Chllcoten country In  the uniform of the Vale Hunt; moreover, the madman'was so road that he  could barely speak intelligibly, and he  appeared to be swooning from pain>  though on him waa no; trace of a  wound. .' ���������������������������,..:' ";>.'::'':'.::'; r  They brought him back with ^them  to th|������ ranch, from which, at their ai>-..  proach the Chilcotens vanished like  tho mists of morning, and it wa?  Horseley,' the leader of the posse, who,  a month later, talking to Jim Comba  over 'a���������pipe^a������W:~^.',';;^:::.;>���������.  "Uke will to Uke, Jim.   She'd nover  have made a wife for you, old chap.  You'll have to plug along same as we  all do until you find  another  Mrs.  Rolt���������If the world holds one."   r   -  ���������    y-yy yi&lj^y^yy-- ��������� yy-y  -a^:iunu^^:;������v:^lWB#iW������  y:yyy/ymyym.ym0m^  .:/';  EMMER A DRY-FARM FORAGE.  ' ���������"   ' ���������':���������     '     ' ������������������ ���������'���������������������������'..���������y' ��������� :���������.. ���������   -: . ������������������������������������'. ������������������' .��������� ���������A'V-'.-.;^':. YfiXr^'i <;X$X^z^jti!i  - Emmer withstands: 'extreme^::Or::di^S!^tiS?^������  mate much better .'.than ^^y'p**i^M;y^^&  cereal and Is well adapted 't)w!^^u^^{t^^^^  jge*jM*a>p^^  is valuable ''M^tria&'te^  farming.   It ripens early  'better, thjm c������ts and; also  fall and winter paaturage  A. Carleton, United States I  . ...���������,......���������  ^aivtte9na^  yyy-i x:yy..yfi:yyyryy -x,.; yy^y^m^^iy^m^my  RUMIA SENDS YOUTHg i^tl^99B^^^^m:  : ���������������������������;;}:���������,������������������������������������ l<-X''flr^~X-r.-l'-Xii'iXrj--^--y':���������".������������������;���������������- : ;;'^k^.i.wrt^^^iiSii^^K.lteSi  ?T^i^iiisli:ila^v|g|^  '^^X*-H**M,'!',.,'I''l''*''l,'.''l'iH*'������'*i''.''l'll|'l'4''t  !*,:;:  vm  Lethbrldge; Alta., Can.  ���������j..*. i|, ��������������������������� ,)i ���������{. ii.f|i .e������-m|. i|ii|i ���������*������������������!��������� i>.>������;������������������^**-*������^w}..;  TO BRING GRAIN  FROM JERU8A  .   LEM.  '   '  Theodore xifyOH^B^  ernment agricultural ������^ip|ssl������^ ^  the United States, writes  ?B#!  s������swni������������iiwr ivxxymi'Zt^fM  raafMi-. '9aiiL**i^i'JBW^^0i  Secretiwy-Treasurer^^ John T* flurns;  the Interimttonal ^  gress announcing that  the  Bmrtrtans  Department -jai^Jk9illi^  two ���������yon^..me*|:;^-iAmeric^:M:i^^  dry-farming': aitd: ^%yfatyy^?X$y  his suests at his home in ::St: .l^mts.;1,  Mo.  ;'  <<y3m  . v    ������������������     .       , y--. .    ter pumps, and a rifle went up to a  iwansdown, and eagles putnes droop-   redskin's shoulder.    Before  the  butt  ing from their heads to half way bo  tween their shoulders.  At break-neck gallop they rode tc  within a hundred yards of tbe house,  and then like a flight of starlings they  diverged, following tbelr leader iu  single file in a wild circuit round tbe  building, brandishing their weapons  and discharging them in mid career.  In spite of the pace at which they  came several bullets struck the house,  and   one   was   so well-aimed tbat It  j smashed through a chest of drawers  ! behind which Rolt was kneeling; but  jone of the Indians' horses pitched on  its  head, end before its rider could  extricate     himself,    several    bullets  found him.  "Only the canter past. I fancy, AI."  | said Rolt, coolly, blowing the smoke  i out of his barrels. "Where is Anstru-  jther?"  "I seed bim go into bis room as we  < came upstairs. He hasn't bzen up  1 here to see the Bhow. He's up to his  , neck in them trunks of bis, I reckon."  j    "What?"  {    "Kinder sortin' out his duds and gct-  ! tin' good and ready for his passear."  touched flesh. In the last second of  grace. Anstruther spoke to hut horse  aud touched blm with his spurs, so  that tbe gallant beast ,unu?cd to such  treatment, sprang madly forward on  the instant, whilst its rider bent over  Dr. Aaron Aeronsohn, Famous Agronomist of Palestine, to Address International  Dry-Farming Congress at  Ltthbridoe   on   Modern   Farming  .Along the Red Sea.  Lethbrldge. Alberta, May 27.���������Dr.  Aaron Aaronsohn, managing director  ot the Jewish Agricultural Experiment  Station at Haifa, Palestine, has accepted ap invitation of the Canadian  Board of Control of the International  Dry-Farming Congress to attend the  seventh congress at Lethbridge, October 21-26 next, and to make an address on the dry-farming development  In. Turkey.  Dr. Aaronsohn also informs the  Executive Secretary-Treasurer, John  T. Burns, by letter, that he will bring  n larg* exhibit of the different products grown under dry-farming methods in the new' experimental fields j  which are now being conducted by'  the Jewish Agricultural Society In and  about Jerusalem.  Dr. A-.irorisobn is one of the most j  famous agronomists and botanists of!  the old world.   From time to time tha  agricultural papers of the old world <  have been enlightening the English-  A noted southern music teacher wait  giving a lesson to a talented but careless pupil, and was rapidly becoming  impatient with her. Finally, at a most  complicated part, of a difficult piece,  the pupil lifted her hands from the  piano and made a wild dash for her  handkerchief to stop a threatened,  sneeze. V  "Ob." exclaimed the teacher, thrusting her own handkerchief at her, "was  there ever such a..gtrlK You.lose your  position, you lose your fingering, you  lose your handkerchief���������you lose'  everything!"  "Oh, no," responded the pupil, with  a twinkle, "not everything! I haven't,  lost my temper."���������Youth's Companion.  Trophies  WATERMELON TO BE WORTH t35.  Handsome Sliver Cup Goes to Grower  of Largest One Exhibited at Lethbrldge���������Tabel Board of Trade Offers  Three Similar Cups for Corn and  Milo Maize.  Tbe grower of the largest watermelon exhibited at the Dry-Farmed  Products Exposition at Lethbridge,  October 21-26, will carry home with  Its shoulder and rode it headlong into Upeaking world with the fact tbat in,;.,        ..    ������������������ ' _ ,���������������������������������,��������� ���������.,_ ���������_i���������aj ���������-  "Give 'em hell! Oh, give 'em hell!"  screamed old Al at tbe window, losing all control of himself, his face  working with excitement. "Didn't I  say the colt was clar grit? He's  through 'em. I tell you. Miss Kitty,  look. Don't shut your eyes, laisie.  , Your man's clear through 'em."  |    And he was.  A beast coming at you is the hardest mark to hit. A man in deadly  earnest     is   even  harder,  especially  fur prehistoric farming, dry-farmiu?  has been playing an important part,  and the natives are looking upon It as  a discovery of one  of the lost arts  i which made Egypt the great granary  ' centuries ago.  I Dr. Aaronsohn reports that the precipitation  in  large   portions   ot   bis  | country is less than six inches annually, and that through conservation of  the Board of Trade of Taber, the enterprising coal city in the wheat district of Southern Alberta.  CORN GROWERS INTERESTED.  Big  Silver  Trophy  Cup  Worth  $250  Offered for Best Six Ears  Grown This Year.  To enthuse interest in the corn  w^eTyou'aon%'CexPecrhVm,Tn7Taf-i moisture, deep plowing and scientific j exhibit which will be one of the fe?*  culating upon this and timing his ' tilling the best wheat, barley and em! tyres of the International Dry-Farmed  dash to a moment, the man from Pic- j mer have been raised while the legu-' Products Exposition at Lethbrldge, Oc-  eltd,g^^ ! "-I"- Plan* have been successfully j tobor^next^,F. C. ^^o^ os-  down with his horse, and breaking old   grown. - tate operators of  Calgary and Leth  Knelowna's head with his riding-crop j    Dr. Aaronsohn represents in Pales-! bridge,   have   donated  a   magnificent  JInrgla^d^uicWy"Through"'*the ' Sf. ^e+pavS?d^-a"d BOWJhf, was ,foin?  tine the Jewish Development League, | silver trophy cup valued at $250 which  window and saw that the Indians were  already  loping  back  to   their   lines.  . Then he put his rifle up against the  I Wall and left the room quietly.  ;    Al noticed him and seemed about to  i follow him, but  thought better of  it,  ' and muttering "Let 'em settle it theai-  I selves.     It ain't my funeral," kept his  i place at tbe window.  i     Anstruther's   door waB  wide  but  from  where he  stood  Jim  ao ue i������������-aeu, unu nun  ue was gumg   tjn(j the Jewish Development League,; stiver ixupny cup vaiueu mi **.cju wnnu  i^Sntyth^fna?es'ide^of,^^ ^simm? iwhich is ������fficered by residents ������f the'wui *awarded -������the winner or uw  lines, whilst they scrambled to their! United States, including Julius Rosen-1 competition for the best six ears ot  horses instead of stopping to shcot.  }    So far he had done  well, but in a  glance  his friends realized  that   his  . gallant effort had  been   wasted.    In-  i stead of turning to his left and mak-  j ing  for  the   road,  in   which  case  he  onen  ' woul<-  bave  had  a  clear course  and  could' ! *wo Dundre<- yards' start, he was head*  ��������� not see into the room, neither could   Inf>'or Soda Creek'as the crow flies,  ihe  hear anyone moving in it.  but  to He .h������8   forgotten    the    canyon.'  groaned Jim Combe.  I prevent accidents he sat down and  ��������� took off his boots, and then with them  , in  his  hand,  stole  quietly along  tha  He hain't done no such thing," contradicted AI. "That's what he's a-  playin" for."  wald of Chicago, president; Prof. Mor- ��������� corn   exhibited,   the   premium   being  ris Loeb of New York, treasurer; Miss' open to the world.  Henrietta Szold of New York, secre-j   tary; Dr. Cyrus Adler and Samuel Felsj   CUP  FOR   BEST CORN  DISPLAY.  of Philadelphia, Louis Marshall W  New York, and Judge Julian W. Mack  of Chicago, directors.  RAISING PL AX FOR ITS FIBRE.  Modern  Inventions  Promise to Make  Southern Alberta a   Bonanza   Flfic  Growing Section.  Silver Trophy Offered for the Best 90-  Day Corn Raised in the Northwest  and Exhibited at Lethbridge. Alberta.  PRIZES FOR FODDER CORN.  Gold and Silver Medals Offered forttic  Beet Sheafs Exhibited at Lethbridge wmwm  ^���������y-y-xy-' .:������������������  ?$tT$fFW;������&W  <XX.;kii^x.^:::zvvv.  yyy'x'^yy yyysy  ������������������*.���������������' ���������:���������-T',.i,i  ���������yy  ^yyy0'y:'  ^m*****.������m*mmmm  w-wmaaaamammmaWammM  *m  8  rrt^ WTJ!STrTR.N..GALlt:  Ij  ,  WHOLESALE  PRICES  Saymour  9979.34-73  HONIG'S  SHOP  EARLY  ^  Phono your  Order  The Daily News of "The  SUMMER SPECIALS  ))  HARDWARE  Meat Safes at.. $2.25, $2.85 and $3.50  Garden Hose, 3-ply, per foot, at 8c  GROCERIES AND PROVISION SPECIALS  Feather Dusters, regularly 60c, today......40c  16-in. blade, ball-bearing Lawn Mowers,  regularly $7.00. special at ......$5.75  Clark's Roast Beef, Corn Beef and Beefsteak and Onions, a can 15c  White Burland Spuds, regularly $2.50 sk.  Special...... .������,, :*v $2.00  Royal Salad Dressing, reg. 40c, special 30c  Vinegar, quart Bottles, reg. 20c quality,  Special  ������������������-���������-2 for 25c  One can Baking Powder with eacn $1.00  purchase of our Tea.  Egg-o Baking Powder, special 20c  Ladner Eggs, 3 dozen  ..$1.10  Choice Sliced Bacon, pound................ 25c  Honigs Creamery Butter, 3 pounds........$1.00  Canadian Cheese, per pound.. 20c  "Crisco"  "For cooking use instead of  butter."   Large tin, reg. 35c, special....30c  ���������*.  HONIQ STORES  56=60 HASTINGS STREET EAST  ������ihi i *���������*������������������* *' *���������'* '*' *"���������"*"���������'���������*..' *' * *"* *������������������* *��������������������������� *��������� *'���������'  I Special Correspondence  ��������������������������� *������*���������������'. m til imiiiiiiiiiniiiiiuii'iii *'���������*}  NOTES Of THE WEST  i ���������  {Contributedby W. D.)  What has come over the C. P. R.?  There is a well authenticated rumour in town  that the important C. P. R. contract for their  new*depot, etc., has been let to a New York  firm for $1,750,000.00. And this without any  Vancouver firm being given a crack at it!  There is truly something "rotten in the state  of Denmark" when such deals can take pkee  *tndcr our noses���������so to speak���������and the greatest  railway in Canada���������built through a British country by British capital���������can act so queerly towards  Iheir own countrymen. ' y'::  I say without fear of-wntradiction, there are  several firms in Vancouvei who could have han-  41<id this work ,:with\';e4n'i!ii.;iaeility':..;..to-. any New  Hfork firm-r-men who have carried out and successfully carried out-���������far larger jobs than this  new depot. One wonders how it comes about  that a Canadian railway can act in this offhand  fashion and so flout local public opinion as this'  company are now constantly doing.  Comparisons are odious, but one-cannot help  contrasting, say, any ordinary Vancouver firm,  who keep an office and staff here, the expenses  of which will reach anywhere from $600.00 to  $1,000 per month���������this contractor when he makes  g profit spends-���������bis-'money; here, and more often  than not invests in property which will be an  annual contribution to the local taxes. On the  other side of the picture we have a couple of outsiders whose address is a room in a hotel���������this  gerves aa their offices, too, and all business is-  conducted from it. Surely the ordinary man in  tfce street will say the C. P. R. will favor the  established local firm first; Not a bit of it; they  -|>ave just let a contract to such a bell-hop firm,  god one can easily imagine what happens to any  profit they may make. *'.-...  . Bravo the School Trustees! Here's a different  J#ncj of tale to tell and one cannot but admire  tt������e strong stand they have at last, i^enin award-  jri|r the new school* to Canadian firms pure and  ftmple, as the $. fc. Oso Co. That's as things  ghould be, and let any scoffer who doubts go  across the line and try to get a job on public  works���������he will be promptly told���������and quite  rightly so���������that TJncle Sam wants all his public  .work for bis own people, and he keeps it that  '"way.  There is a School Trustee, and there is a certain alderman who are everlastingly preaching  the gospel of accepting the "lowest price," no  matter who the firms are. Dago, Chink, or J3s-  quirao, it's all the same to these two men, but I  trust the Empire League will have an eye on  both these gentlemen when election day comes  round  again,   and will get after   them pr-stty  sharp.  Two blacks" do not yet make a white.    (  The thanks of all who were present at Consulting Engineer Conway's lecture on the evolution  of bridge building, were tendered that gentleman  for for his extreme urbanity in redelivering a  most interesting discourse. Mr. Conway has a  charming command of the English language, and  it was not only a learned discourse he gave, but  a splendid literary effort as well. The after, discussion was also very interesting, and hospitality  crowned the lecturer's efforts in a pleasing, manner. Hats off to the B..C. E. R. who lent the room,  furnished the.light���������and to Mr. Conway for his  very, able address���������which was one that every citizen could have heard with profit.  Vancouver undoubtedly needs an civic industrial commissioner, who should be a tip-top man,  closely in touch with all the leading manufactures  of the Dominion, and well posted in those of the  Old Country���������-suitable to, open here. "Wfe.shall  never build up an industrial city, outside building or railway-work else. lam moved to these  comments by hearing only this week of a man  who came to Vancouver to seek out a suitable industry, and to begin with he could not locate  a suitable industrial site, it seems to be nobody's  business to trot such around���������the Progress Club  are too busy and the -B.-C. Empire League have  not properly got going as yet.  Such a commissioner should be in the city's  employ and give his whole time to this kind of  business, his job would, of course, depend? on  results, and then we should soon get a start. T'he  whole thing, however, is a very- big question  and the time will come when the Government  will have to step in and ��������� establish industrial  CREDIT BANKS���������^which can advance certain  cash against a man's business assets in the form  of, say, debenture stocks.  That will be when thereal estate age comes to  an end and commerce comesinto her own. >,y-  One or two of us were chatting over this the  other.day and a few examples occurred readily  to mind���������typical of what the Briton has done  and can do yet���������in the field of commerce.  One case was that of a small baker and confectioner .who, after carefully husbanding his resources, began to branch out into other fields with  the result he died worth $20,000,000.00, leaving  his son a cool $15,000,000.00 cash, besides colleries  and lands galore���������and it was said at the time  that the son was as rich a man as tbe father when  this happened. He is now the riehest commoner  in England, worth anything up to $50,000,000,  made in trade and commerce, which began with  making and selling a penny bun, and turning  and returning over the profits in other trades.  That jman's; name is Sir Chas. Seeley.  Another gentleman whose name came forward  as moving tbe amendment to the Home Rule  Bill, was the son of a carpenter who left him an  immense fortune and is now head of the Page-  Croft family.  JEWELRY MAN U FACTU RE.  the art of jewelry manufacture has  always enjoyed the patronage of  kings and princes, the blaze and magnificence of jewels adding dignity and  grandeur to their position, besides it  is one of the oldest of arts, dating  back to time immemorial. Before  Caesar was thought of and long before Columbus dreamed 'of a world  across the seas, the Phoenicians traded with the ancient Britons and bartered silks and jewels for their raw  material and. metals.  Ancient jewelry, though lavish in  its display of gold was always crude  in design and manufacture, the precious stones being uncut and the metal  hammered into shape, however the  advance of science and invention has  had its Influence In the manufacture  of jewelry and the cutting of precious  stones, especially so in the latter.  In the modern cut diamond with its  62 facets we have the last word of  science in stone cutting; by exact calculation the facets are cut at an angle  which allows the greatest reflection  from one to another, giving to each,  perfect in cut, stone the acme of brilliancy.  To the average person the fascination of a. jeweler's stock is proverbial  and few can resist the temptation to  stop and admire the display in the  window.  Notable among the first-class jeweler's stores in this city is that ot  Geo. (J. Bigger, at 143 Hastings street  West. During his twelve years In business it has been his endeavor to place  before the public the best goods and  the best service; today it is his position to offer to his patrons a stock unsurpassed In quality; diamonds of the  first water suitable for engagement  rings in solitaire 3-stone and 5-stone  settings, Bparkling cut glass and silverware of enduring quality suitable  for wedding gifts, to say nothing of  the endless array of brooches, necklets, chains, etc. In the watch and  jewelry department the highest standard of workmanship is maintained and  the finest work turned out satisfactorily, ��������� :' - ;.���������'-.- " '��������� ������������������'.'���������''  No first-class jewelry store is complete without its optical'department'  Mr. Bigger has given the public a  splendid up-to-date service in this respect A graduate optician is in  charge, who Is thoroughly competent  to test eyes, fill oculists prescriptions  and replace broken lenses. A visit to  Bigger's store will well repay one for  the trouble. .The greatest courtesy is  assured to all visitors.  **>  o  XI"  *������*>  ��������� r���������i  ::Ol  o  X  <v  ��������� i���������t  o  x  /*>  **-i  ���������*���������i  o  X  *v  Opifex Opifex Opifex Opifex  The Man Who Introduced 5>'  OPIFEX BIFOCELS  To Vancouver  9  Opifex  bifocals   have   become  estab  KA  lished as the best medium price bifocals >���������*���������**. j  yet produced. >^ t  W.Qrlmmatt  >*>  Opifex knife-edge wafers are" so thin ������5,  as to be practically invisible when on the r*-hj  face, thus making the ideal medium price bifocals. t ������B;  Opifex bifocals are placed on the distance glasses and distance rv  and reading equally clear. ^)  Opifex glasses are so made that that prismatic effect so annoy- **cT  ing in the ordinary double vision glasses is done away with.  Opifex bifocals are fitted with Grimmett's well-known skill and (������  care for best work. Kd  Opifex bifocals were introduced into Vancouver over five years /������������������<  ���������JS  aS������ by G* w- Grimmett, and are giving entire satisfaction. S*r  &4        Opifex glasses are fitted after an examination without drugs; }2#  ^J and no ill-effects follow,        <- ' Hfe  JjJ       ������. W. QRIMMETT j*r^        X  Si BANK OP OTTAWA BUILDING  04 Office 106, First Floor Phone : Sey. 532  /^       Offlca Hourr: 9 to 12 a.m., 1 to 5 p.m.. Sat. 7 to 9 p.m.  xajido X9J!<J0 X?K<*0 xajido xajtcto g  SI  .to************************ **^ *********&<***********,���������  He Sees Best   *  THE VANI8HING HORSE.  A Great Chanat Thai Is Coming Over  London.  A great change is passing oyer London before the eyes of those who live  there. The horse is growing less and  less noticeable In the streets, and the  motor Is taking its place. The London  General Omnibus .Company, which  owned the majority of the horsed  buses, has still 94 of these vehicles,  worked by 1,300 horses, but the last  of them will have gone by the beginning^ October.  Nine years ago there were only ten  motor-buses In London, againBt nearly  4,000 horsed buses. The new inventions, which were imperfect, and often  held up on the roadside for repairs,  were laughed and Jeered at, but In four  years the motor-buses grew to over  200, and the older vehicles had begun  to decline. And now the end of the  horsed bus is in sight, except for out-  of-the-way routes. Ix)ndon has now  1,500 horseless buses, and the number  is rapidly growing. Better still, the  type is Improving, being more silent,  more reliable, less "smelly" and offensive, and the streets of the greatest  city In the world are growing cleaner  and healthier for the change.  SPECIAL  To the residents of  act���������ro*uc wo t^���������ro������ir. or  aroTic*-.  LAND     DIS-  NEW WEST-  Hillcrest and South Hill  There is no need for you to go  down town to get Chiropractic  Spinal Adjustments. There  is a Doctor of Chiropractic  located near the corner of 22nd  and Main St. Officer Hours:  1:30 to 6.       Consultation free.  ERNEST SHAW, D. C.  (Doctor of Chiropractic)  ?50-22nd Ave., E., Vancouver, B. C.  NKW     WESTMINSTER  TRICT���������DISTRICT  Of  MINSTER.  TAKE.NOTICK-^'mt JOHN W. Mc-  DONELL, of Vancouver, B.C.. occupation  Lumberman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:���������  Commencing at a post planted at the  intersection of the South boundary of  Lots One (1) and Two. (2), Block One  (1), Subdivision of District Lot One  hundred and eighty-four (184). in the  City of Vancouver, British Columbia,  with the high water mark of Burrard  Inlet, which high water mark is one hundred and sixty-five (165) feet more or  less from the Southeast corner of the  said lot; thence North sixty-two degrees  fourteen minutes west (X. 62������ 14' W.).  distant one hundred and twenty-five  (125) feet; thence North forty-one degrees and twentv-nine minutes East (N.  41" 29' E.), distant two hundred and  thirtv-four feet; thence south thirty-  seven degrees and fourteen minutes East  (S. ?." 14' E.), distant one hundred and  twentv-five feet, more or less, to the  high water mark at the intersection ol  North boundary of Lot Two (2) produced: thence following the high water  murk of the .shore of Burrard Inlet to  the point of beginning in a southwesterly  direction.  JOHN \Y.  McBONELT,.  Per SYDNEY A   LAKE,  Agent.  Dated 17th May, 1912.  Who foresees the   conse-;.;!  quence of eye neglect and ;  sees us in time to avoid ier- < 4  ious optical trouble.    Now !  is the time to Look us up ;  that Looking a year from ���������  now will be an easy matter. !  Your eyes are subjected ;  to a thorough examination <  and lenses ground to fit !  your individual needs.  I Qeo. Q.  jEw^tdBii A Optician  f 143 Hayings Street, W. 1  *^������������������ ������ ��������� <������������������������!��������� ���������!��������� ��������������� ���������> ���������!��������� ���������!������������������������������ ��������������� ��������������� ���������!'���������������!��������� ���������!���������������'I- ���������!��������� ���������!' ���������!������������������������ > ��������������������� ��������������� ���������!��������� ��������������� -t' * ������ ������'t' ��������������� ���������!��������� -t111 ������f ��������� ���������> ���������!' '������'���������������'������*������������*������*������������  High Grade Oiittory  Genuine Joseph Rodger*, f. X. |~ awl Poker   C  Pocket Kn?vea in hund>������aB of styles.     Table Cutlery, etc.     The above brand*  are fameuB the world over for superior quality.  (Successors to Chas.  IM *** W4MI  *9tm9*9<*,W**1  400*000 YEAR8 IN A MOUNTAIN.  The   killing   of   many   unhatched  chickens and hundreds of hardshell  ���������  crabs by the big 12-inch guns of the  battleship New Hampshire when they  sunk the old battleship San Marcos,  formerly the Texas, ln Tangier sound.  Chesapeake bay, during the naval experiments, has caused farmers and  crab-packers of the eastern shore of  Virginia and Maryland to protest  against further gun tests. Heavy  losses resulted to these people from  the first tests, and they hope to induce  the, navy department to call off another test It is declared that for a  radius of wenty-five miles about Tangier sound chickens about to be hatch-  ed under hens and in incubators, as  well as hardshell crabs packed for  shipment to northern markets were  killed by the heavy concussions.  Terminal City Press, Ltd.  240S Westminster Rd.  Phone Fairmont 1140  It was the custom of the congregation to' repeat the twenty-third psalm  in concert and Mrs. Armstrong's notion  of joining was to keep about a dozen  words ahead all the way through.  A stranger was asking one day about  Mrs. Armstrong.  "Who," he inquired, "was the lady  who was already by the still waters  while the rest of us were lying down  {in green pastures?"���������Metropolitan.  Four hundred thousands years ago  tbe water ran dry upon a part of tbe  California coast which la now fifty  miles from the sea. Where the sea  had been, dry land appeared, and all  that had been in the sea was burled  in the sediment the waters left  Among the victims was a huge sea-  tortoise, which, in process of time, be-  came fossilized in the rock in which  it was embedded. Wiud and rain and  many other weather changes caused  the greater part of the lnnd to wear  away and wash down to the sea, but it  left the hardest part upstanding, a  peak towering above the plain with  which it had once been level.  That peak is now called Mount  Baldy, and on the slope of this mountain the body of a long-buried tortoise  has just been found. It is supposed to  be the oldest fossil ever brought to  iight in America, and its discovery  helps scientists on the spot to .tell  the story of the changes that have  taken place there during all those  ages.  Watch this space neat week  Furniture  Baby Carriages  Dry floods  Carpets and Rugs  Here is the extract from the prospectus of a hotel in Switzerland:  "Weissbach is the favorite place of  resort for those who are fond of solitude. Persons in search of solitude  are, in fact, constantly flocking here  from the four quarters of the globe."  LIMITED

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